Thomas B. Head, born in Nelson County, Ky., Aug. 17, 1821, is a son of Henry Head, a native of Maryland. His father came to Daviess County in 1830, and settled in Knottsville Precinct, where Albert Shelton now lives. He was reared a farmer and now owns 180 acres four miles northeast of Knottsville, and is engaged in farming and stock-raising. In October, 1845, he married Mary E., daughter of Hillary Bell. Of their nine children but six are living – Mary E., Melvina, Thomas N., William, James H. and Susan E. One daughter, Elizabeth, died at the age of sixteen years. Mr. Head has been a member of the Baptist church a number of years, and has been a Deacon in the church three years.
Source: History of Daviess County, Kentucky. Chicago: Interstate Publishing Co., 1883. Print.