In the Macedonia Church of Christ cemetery, Graves Co., Ky., these two
people are buried: William C. Henderson, b. 1890, d. 1936; and Linnie E.
Henderson, b. 1864, d. 1928. Who are they?
1757 Carter Rd.
Mayfield, KY 42066
William Linville, Sr., b. ca. 1760, lived in Pulaski Co., Ky., in 1810
census. Did he come from N.C. Linvilles? Family intermarried with Daniel
Boone's family. Also on Robert D. Duncan, d. Rockcastle Co., Ky., m. Elizabeth,
b. 1799, in Maryland. Does anyone have Duncan records?
Mrs. Robert Huff
112 Highland Dr.
Berea, KY 40403
Would like to exchange info. with anyone researching the family of William
Morgan, 1756-1826, from Nelson Co., Ky., area, son of Andrew and Sarah (Dawson)
Morgan of Richmond Co., Va., area. Believe he m. Nancy Clark. Children:
Mary m. John Tapp; William; Peter; John m. Sarah Jane Burris; Nancy; Daniel
m. Elizabeth Redmon; Elizabeth m. Thos. Barker; James m. Mary Ann (ward
of Walter McHenry); Sarah m. John Redmon, Jr.; Reuben m. Polly Popham; Lausanne
m. John J. Woods; George m. Mary Ann Shewmaker; William Calvin m. Dorinda
Prather; Catherine m. Richard W. Bond; and Fanny m. Henry Prather.
5802 N. 42nd Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85019-1820
Need info. on Tobias E. Smyth, b. 1874, m. Sarah Belle Rison, b. 1877.
He was the son of Tobias E., b. 1831, and Delilah Shoemaker, b. 1835. Sarah
was the dau. of James and Rachel Gillespie Smyth. Are Tobias and Matilda
Garrett Smyth the parents of Tobias Sr.?
2216 E. Oak St.
New Albany, IN 47150
Thomas Daniel Wardell, b. 11/25/1845, Wales, England, m. Elizabeth (Betty)
Holsol in Ireland, came to Ky. Children: Walter Lee, b. 10/4/1867, Ky.,
m. Mary Della Husbands; Karl Thomas, b. 7/1/1877, Ky., m. 12/13/1896, Pulaski,
Scott Co., Miss., to Magnolia Bell Tadlock; Billie, never married; Eustace
Olney; Emma Tennessee (nickname Tenny), b. ca. 1878, never married.
Andrew (Andy) Miller
2256 Glenwood Cir.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909-1553
Looking for info. on Monahans. John, b. 1830, Ireland, m. in Washington
Co., Ky., on 5/19/1862, to Julia O'Conner, b. 1843, Ireland, d. 7/13/1880.
Children: John T., b. 1862, Ky.; James Pius, b. 3/30/1864, Ky.; Mary B.,
b. 1872. I know they had four other children, but I have no info. on them.
RR 2 Box 69
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
Seeking info. on Joseph Blevins, b. 1805, Tenn., m. Mary - in Estill
Co., Ky., 1831. Blevins family lived in Knox Co., Ky., and Garrard Co.,
Ky. Joseph Blevins and family were on 1840 and 1850 Estill Co. census and
the 1870 Owsley Co., Ky., census. Seeking info. on Joseph's parents and
siblings. Will exchange info.
1014 Old Richmond Rd., Lp. #1
Irvine, KY 40336-9356
Seeking info. on John D. Hedges, b. 1800 (?), Prince William Co., Va.,
settled in Franklin Co., Ky., 1820, m. Sarah J. Spaulding, b. 1802, d. 1870.
Children: Harriett, Robert C., Matilda, Henry (John Henry ?), Owen, Clayborne
(my g. grandfather), Jerry (Jeremiah), and Sarah E. Believe John D.'s father
is Robert, b. 1760, Va., a sergeant in the Revolutionary War. Appreciate
any further info. on family and siblings.
Patricia D. (Hedges) Dyke
521 Jacksonville Rd.
Bagdad, KY 40003
Seeking info. or descendants of Thomas Amis, b. 1835, Clay Co., Ky.,
d. 1881, Wash., D.C., son of Wiley Amis and Polly Baker, d. 1838, who m.
in 1857, to Liddy Baker, dau. of Job (or John Baker). Children of Wiley
and Elizabeth Bowling Amis: Anderson (Ance), b. 1846, Perry Co., Ky., m.
(1)Easter Callahan, dau. of Wilson and Sarah York; (2)Sally Johnson Combs,
dau. of Henry and Sarah Begley, widow of - Combs, one son-Brownlow Combs,
b. 1882; William, b. 1841, Perry Co., m. Cynthia -; Alfred, b. 1843, Perry
Co., m. Polly Bowling, dau. of William; Nancy, b. 1848, Perry Co., m. Billy
Sandlin, son of James. Thomas went to Kansas, 1870. Nancy moved to Kansas,
1870, where she d. Billy then went to Calif. where he died.
555 N. Broadway #21
Clarkdale, AZ 86324
John M. Branaman, b. ca. 1820, Harlan Co., Ky., m. Rachel Carpenter,
b. 1824, Harlan Co., d. Platte Co., Mo. Where and when did John die? Rachel
on 1870 Platte Co. census with children: William, James H., Mary E., Robert,
Samuel, and Sarah. May be more children.
RR 1 Box 144
Verdon, NE 68457
Seeking info. on great aunt, Angeline Howard, b. 1847, m. on 3/29/1866,
to Merrell Hughes, b. 1846, Madison Co., Ky. Soon after marriage moved to
Saline Co., Mo. Family stayed in touch until ca. 1885. Did they have children?
When did they die, and where are they buried? I have the Howard family history
back to 1780 when James Howard m. Hannah Jeffers, Greenbriar Co., Va.
318 Danville St.
Lancaster, KY 40444
Seeking info. on Mary Polly Lewis, b. 10/23/1809, d. 3/20/1873, m. 1/23/1827,
to Roger Cornett, b. 1/6/1802 or 1805, d. 9/27/1885, son of Revolutionary
War vet., William Cornett. Who are Mary's parents? Were they m. in Perry
Co. or Harlan Co.? Roger and Polly are my g.g.g. grandparents. Their first
son was Charles Lewis Cornett.
1186 Briarwood Dr.
Hamilton, OH 45013
Searching for grave of grandfather, Ottis Gragg, who d. in motorcycle
accident in Louisville, Ky., in 1925, son of Benjamin Gragg who is buried
in the same cemetery in Somerset, Ky. Two sisters, last names Smith and
Fowel, along with Benjamin, may be buried in the same plot. The sisters
d. in the 1950's. Benjamin d. early 1940. There are Graggs in a good sized
cemetery in Somerset. I saw this years ago but couldn't find Ottis Gragg's
grave. Any help appreciated. Also would like to contact any genelogists
in Somerset and Burnside, Ky.
8014 Arnoldtown Rd.
Louisville, KY 40214
Looking for info. on Ollie Bratcher, buried in Leech Cemetery near Horse
Branch, Ky., near Leitchfield. Two brothers are William Hobart and Brandon
Bratcher. Any more siblings? Ethel was his wife. He hung himself in a barn
near Horse Branch, ca. 1942-43. Need his birth and death dates and his full
name. Is his father Vollie?
Joy L. Curtis
134 Cabin Creek Hts.
Winchester, KY 40391
My g.g. grandfather, Thomas Dorothy, served with Robert Burnett's Ky.
militia in War of 1812. On his pension application it said he m. Elizabeth
Scissel or Sissell, 8/1812, Nelson Co., Ky. I would like to find Thomas
and Elizabeth's marriage record. Also info. on Robert Burnett's Ky. militia.
Loretta B. Fisher
11006 N.W. 29th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98685
Seeking info. on Lum Gilbert, b. 1880, m. Mollie Rush, b. 1885, possibly
m. in Laurel Co. Levy Spurlock, b. ca. 1875, son of Elkanah and Betsy Elizabeth
Spurlock, m. Phoeba McFadden, dau. of Nancy McFadden. They supposedly lived
in Clay Co., Ky.
P.O. Box 142
Corbin, KY 40702
Looking for info. on g. grandfather, William Vincent (Boker) Davidson,
m. Sarah Matilda Hicks. Children: Crawford, Lee O., Jimmy, Ellan, Cindy,
Robert, John, Martha, Belle, George, Cordie m. a Morgan and moved to Oregon,
and Hershel who worked on the Illinois RR. Crawford and Martha lived in
Glasgow, Ky. Davidsons were said to have traveled from Byrdstown, Tenn.,
in a covered wagon in the late 1800's. William d. en route to Ky.
1570 Centerton Rd.
Martinsville, IN 46151-8879
Interested in Cathers family and also the Ponders from around Jellico,
Tenn. My husband's grandfather Cathers grew up around London, Ky.
7100 New Hope Rd.
Hackett, AR 72937
While researching Barnes family, came across book with picture and article
about William Barnes, b. ca. 1803, and wife Fetanna Walker, also a picture
of William by himself in a hat. Didn't know at the time, but William and
Fetanna are my g.g. grandparents. The book was in the Kenton Co., Ky., library.
Didn't get the name of the book. It was about the Cumberland Gap area, believe
it was written by Charles Bakker. Any help in finding this book would be
appreciated. Will share info. on the family.
Betty R. Smith
1465 Larry Joe Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45230
Seek parents or any info. on William Guthrie or Nancy Bradbury. Marriage
bond dated 4/24/1804, Smithland, Livingston, Ky. Dau. Charlotte, b. Ky.,
Susan, b. Tenn. Family in Newton Co., Texas, by 1834.
65 Hiwon Dr.
Conroe, TX 77304
Seeking info. on ancestry of Greenberry Elliott, m. Mary (Polly) Watson,
Nelson Co., 8/1816. His son (my g.g. grandfather), John M. Elliott, apparently
moved with his family to Hickman Co., Ky., prior to 1838. My research shows
that John's oldest sister, Harriet, m. a William Butler, 9/23/1838, Hickman
Co., and John m. Audalin Tarpley, 9/12/1843, Hickman Co.
429 Westwood Trl. #8
Frankfort, KY 40601
Info. needed on Sarah Burns, b. 1806, Ky., m. on 8/19/1827, to David
Lee Robbins from New Hampshire, b. 2/1/1796. They moved from Ky., to La.
Children: Amanda, b. 1829; David Lee III, b. 1831; Lucretia, b. 1834; John,
b. 1838; Sarah Jane, b. 1840; Mary Elizabeth, b. 1840; Leona Augusta, b.
Stanton H. Nash
7112 Stonehaven Ct.
Fort Worth, TX 76179
Seek info. on Frederick Williams and wife, Nancy (Hanford) Williams.
Believe they lived around or in Pulaski Co., Ky., in 1817, when their son,
Liberty Williams, was born. Also seek info. on Henry White and wife, Elizabeth
(Hocker) White. Their dau., Luvicia Jane, was b. somewhere in Ky., in 1828.
Any info. on Henry and Elizabeth appreciated.
RR 3 Box 174
Middletown, MO 63359
Some of this name came from England (1650, 1669), some from Germany.
English Gotts came from Md. to Va. and NC. 1800 tax list, Shelby Co., Ky.,
lists 3 Gott families: (1)Richard, (2)Richard Jr., and (3)Robert. Robert
was Revolutionary War soldier, m. twice. He went to Montgomery Co., Ind.,
ca. 1828. Have info. on many Gott families just need to place in proper
order. Would like Gott obituary notices to ID families. If I can place,
I can send FGS. I send compiled FGS to Salt Lake City, Utah, and historical
societies for particular county.
1216 Hickory Hill Dr.
Gautier, MS 39553-2324
Looking for all Witt info. Have lineage of Samuel H. Witt, once of Casey
Co., Ky., back to England, ca. 1770. Also need parents of Matthew Thompson,
d. before 12/1808, who m. Nancy Ann Sphar, lived in Fayette Co., Ky. Other
lines needed are Frostin Snow, ca. 1735, m. Ruth -, and Joseph Fletcher,
b. 1779, m. Lydia Snow.
3271 Highway 39
Somerset, KY 42503
Want info. on John Fox, b. NC, ca. 1885-90. Moved to Tenn., had a large
family. Later came to Ky., m. Hannah Riley, dau. of John Riley. Have a list
of all his children I could find and most of who his first family married.
I am descended through him and Hannah. Would like to know who their children
married.Their son, Harmon Fox, m. Sarah Jane Smith. He's my g. grandfather.
Believe Sarah Smith was dau. of Preston Smith or his brother Sylvester,
both sons of Jeremiah Smith. Would like info. on any of these people.
2205 Riverway Dr.
Dallas, TX 75227
Need help finding: James E. Combs, b. ca. 1831, Bath Co., Ky., m. 9/1/1855,
Powell Co., Ky., to Margaret A. -, b. ca. 1835, in Penn. They were on Powell
Co., censuses, 1860-1870. Had at least 3 children: William, b. 1854-55,
Powell Co., m. Phoebe A. Belcher, date ?; Mary, b. 1858 (?), m. Jefferson
(Jepha) Davis Sparks, son of Ephriam Sparks, Jr., and Sarah -, had at least
6 children. Need ancestors of James E. Also Margaret's last name and parents'
names, and Sarah's last name and parents' names. Would like info. on any
Mattie G. Nunan
411 Boone Ave.
Winchester, KY 40391
Does anyone know anything about the parents or children of Ephraim Pierce
who m. Nancy Blankenship on 1/1/1809, Cumberland Co. I believe Ephraim was
b. 1766-75, and d. 1825-26, in Adair or Russell Co., Ky. They may have had
8 children including: William, b. 1818; David, b. 1820; Joel, b. 1825, m.
Nancy Trent; and John, b. 1826.
Mary Frances Pierce
704 W. Jackson
Muncie, IN 47305
Seeking ancestors of: (1)James Cooper, b. ca. 1835, m. Martha Ann Utley,
Henderson Co., Ky., 1/1/1857; (2)William M. Fritts, b. ca. 1828, m. Martha
Ann McCormick, Roane Co., Tenn., 3/29/1847, moved to Crittenden Co., Ky.,
then to Hardin Co., Ill., William was son of Peter and Permelia Fritts;
(3)Charles K. Wathen, b. ca. 1826, m. Elizabeth Purdy, Hardin Co., Ky.,
3/28/1844. Charles used initial K. in the 1850 census only. He said in his
marriage papers that his father was Thomas. I can't find a Thomas with a
son, Charles, b. in 1826.
6205 Woodlore Dr.
Acworth, GA 30101
Seeking parents of g. grandmother, Manerva Sexton, b. ca. 1843, believe
Lee Co., Va., and brother, Campbell, b. ca. 1832. Came to Ky., ca. 1870,
with two twin boys, b. 1865 or 1867. Need the father's name. Boys' names
were David Spencer and John Mortin.
Herschel E. Sexton
510 Fall Lick Rd.
Lancaster, KY 40444
Looking for info. on Reese Duff, also on Fannie Duff who m. a Mays, also
on James Nesbitt, and Carrie Fay, all from the Bath Co., Ky., area, during
the 1890's. Father of these Duffs was Joseph Duff, their mother and Joseph's
wife was a Sioux Indian.
P.O. Box 174
Lost Creek, KY 41348
Seeking info. on the Nashold family of Louisville, Jefferson Co., Ky.
Grandfather, Wilfred Charles Nashold, b. 3/25/1888, d. 12/30/1924, m. Anna
Doyle, one child-Alberta. Anna and Wilfred divorced. I have no info. on
Anna or her dau. Would like to correspond with anyone who knows any Nashold
family genealogy or Anna and Alberta Doyle.
Jeanne A. Nashold Maxey
2737-C Chestnut Ln.
New Richmond, OH 45157-9546
Seeking info. on the Maxey-Bond family. Was told there was Cherokee Indian
blood in the family but have not found it yet. Grandfather was Charley Maxey,
b. 3/22/1894, d. 8/3/1977, m. Minnie Bell Bond Maxey, b. 11/11/1894, d.
4/26/1933. Lived for a time in McCreary Co., Ky.
David C. Maxey
2737-C Chestnut Ln.
New Richmond, KY 45157-9546
Seeking any info. on ancestors/descendents of Willis Oneal, b. 12/1785,
Ky., m. 6/1811, Shelby Co., to (1)Sally Figley/Phegley. Children all b.
in Ky., birth dates approx.: Simon, 1812; Owen, 1814; Pierson, 1816; Minerva,
1818; Amanda, 1818; Amelia, 1820; Mary/Polly Agnes, 1822; Eliza, 1826; Willis
Jr., 1829. Family lived in Ohio Co., Ky., in 1820, moved to Ill., 1824.
Willis m. (2)Hannah White Hunt, Ill.; they had 8 children.
Terri Oneal Mitchell
2695 Dellinger Dr.
Marietta, GA 30062
Looking for info. on William Vaughn, b. 10/22/1829, d. 11/4/1908, m.
Susan Daughtery, b. 5/5/1833. Their children were Dulcia, Sarah, Nancy,
William Andy (my g. grandfather), and James. I need to know where William
and Susan are buried. They came to Casey Co., in 1858-59.
6294 Roudebush Rd.
Goshen, OH 45122
Interested in the Cornett family of Perry Co., Ky. The Cornett name was
mentioned on pg. 92, Oct. '96 issue. My grandmother, Delora Cornett Feltner,
was the dau. of Granville and Virginia Cornett. Granville was the son of
Jonathan and Elizabeth Cornett. I'm wondering if William Cornett mentioned
on pg. 92 is any relation. Like to contact others doing research on this
family and also on the Caylor and Estep families.
6414 Stanbrough Ln.
Dallas, GA 30132
Would like info. on relatives of my grandmother, Mary Adams Stamper,
of Letcher Co. area. She was the dau. of Ben Dock and Judia Jinkens Adams.
She d. in Cincinnati in 1926, buried in Webb Cemetery at Mayking. Her stepfather
was Shade Combs. Any info. greatly appreciated.
214 Morehead Plaza
Morehead, KY 40351
Interested in Hitt family info. for any location and time period. Also
interested in Allison, Doyle, Frederick, Jefferson, Manley, Robb, and Ross
family info. in Mason or surrounding counties of Ky. Will reimburse for
copies and postage.
Mary Doyle Johnson
1995 Clays Mill Rd.
Lexington, KY 40503-1239
Seek lineage of Merriam Walker of Barbourville to Dr. Thomas Walker.
He m. Lucretia Baker. Their dau., Daisy, b. 1875, m. William Stott of England.
They lived in Corbin. Need maiden names of the two wives of Dr. Thomas Walker.
216 Timberland Cir.
Kingsport, TN 37664
John Perry Lakes, b. 1841, son of William Lakes and Lucinda McNally who
are buried in Carpenter Cemetery, Horselick, Ky. Where is John Perry buried?
John Perry m. Martha Ann Baker/Johnson. Children: Alice m. John Reynolds;
James Edward m. Bettie Woodall; Mary L. m. Cleveland Morris; Thomas George;
Nathan Miller m. Ida Elizabeth Lowery; Fountain J. m. Lydia Drew; and Elzie
m. a Lauria. I found John Perry on Madison Co. poll tax of 1884. Martha
Ann m. George Washington Lowery in Jan. 1886, so John Perry died within
that time period.
Marion E. Scofield
2540 Ridgmar Blvd., #39
Fort Worth, TX 76116
Need info. on Nathaniel Canada, b. 3/2/1840, Ky., d. 4/13/1916, m. Mary
Elizabeth Gulley. Would like to know the names of parents, brothers or any
2805 W. Randolph
Enid, OK 73703
Would like any info. on William G. Durham, b. 1782, Va., m. Mary Judith
(Polly) Shreve on 6/11/1810, in Green Co., Ky. Polly d. 1856. William living
with dau., Eliza Jane, and husband, Nathan Casteel, in 1870, Pulaski Co.,
Ky. He was 88 yrs. old. He d. 1870-80. Who were his parents and siblings?
Other children? Eliza and Nathan were my g.g. grandparents.
3749 Dahl Rd.
Somerset, KY 42503-5351
Seeking info. on my g. grandparents, James and Rebecca Bynum, both from
Va., who m. in Hickman Co., Tenn., ca. 1835. Who were James' parents and
siblings? What was Rebecca's maiden name? They had 3 sons: Calvin Newton,
b. 1838, d. ca. 1850; Buck; and Polk. They moved to Ark. in 1848. Rebecca
d. short time later, and James d. a year later, ca. 1850.
Mildred Bynum Tune
1309 N. Leverett
Faretteville, AR 72703-1631
Looking for a descendant of John B. Roese and Edith McDaniels who wants
their marriage certificate. I bought their certificate (framed) at a flea
market. It says they were m. 2/15/1908, S. Bloomfield, Ohio. Witnesses were
Miss Calder and Mrs. Anna Huston. Also looking for info. on John Vawtrin/Vantrin,
b. 9/9/1809, at Friar, France, d. 1/5/1872, buried at Mt. Carmel Cemetery,
Fleming Co., Ky. Could he be related to the Clarys?
Linda L. Tackett
234 Shady Ln.
Lexington, KY 40503
Seek parents and birthplace (in Ky.-?) of James Tinley (or Finley) Jefferson
Johnson, b. 9/10/1810, d. 11/27/1877, m. on 6/16/1832, in Clermont Co.,
Ohio, to Elizabeth Marsh, dau. of John Marsh and Rebecca Hook.
Charles Rudy Heath II
6586 Fields Ertel Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45241-1367
Need info. on Collins family who lived in Bath Co., Ky. Was Josiah Collins,
b. 5/2/1757, Halifax Co., Va., the father of Joseph Collins who m. by 1813
to possibly Julia ---. They had a son, Moses Parker Collins, b. 9/22/1813.
Montgomery and Clark Cos. may hold a clue as Josiah lived there.
Patricia Collins Ware
12021 S.E. 44th St.
Choctaw, OK 73020
Seeking info. on g. grandparents who both lived in Morgan Co. Both b.
in 1828. Isaac William and Amilia Silva D. Stacy. They had 7 children. My
grand-father, Isaac Franklin Ferguson, was 2 yrs. old when his dad d. from
an illness, shortly after returning from Civil War (1865). His parents were
Isaac Franklin Ferguson and Gillie Ann Chambers. Her parents were Meshack
Stacy and Violet.
209 W. Main St.
Trappe, PA 19426
Seeking info. on ancestors/descendents of James Madison Lancaster, b.
ca. 1805, Ky., m. Nancy Mattingly, b. ca. 1810, Ky. He was a descendent
of John Lancaster, b. 1766, Ky. pioneer who was captured by Indians. Children:
George, b. 1846; James, b. 1838; William, b. 1836, m. Catherine Lanson;
John, b. 1840, m. Marinda Scott; Susan m. Berry Lingenfelter; Richard B.;
Louvinia, b. 1832, m. Wesley Collins; Sarah m. Jeff McAtee; Taylor, b. 1847;
Sally, b. 1832. Will exchange info.
952 S. Holland Ct.
Lakewood, CO 80226
Seeking parents and info. on Jacob and Elizabeth Jones, Mercer Co., Ky.,
came by Donaldson flotilla from Fort Patrick Henry in 11/1779, with brothers',
James and Thomas, families. Will lists children: Elizabeth, Sarah, Moses,
and wife. Mentions older children left behind: Abraham, Thomas, and Mary
Knotts, when they moved from (?). Moses Jones m. Mary Henderson (need info.
on her). Home, "Warrick," in Mercer Co.
Cora F. Potter
506 N. Hubbards Ln.
Louisville, KY 40207