Genealogy Help Line

Seek info. on the following: my grandfather, Oscar Saylor, b. 3/21/1895, d. 4/14/1985 (?), Pineville, Ky., m. 1st, Martha McPhetridge Saylor, had Otis, my father; m. 2nd, Allie Saylor, dau. of Liza, children: Oscar, Jr.; Laura; Hettie; Grant; and Mabel; William Lambert, Catlettsburg, Ky., m. Ella May Duskins/Duskings, had Marvin Lambert, 2/5/1910; and Mathew Johnson, b. 6/5/1860, m. Mary C. Royse Johnson, b. 7/28/1852, children: Rebecca C., b. 10/3/1880; Mary J., b. 9/28/1882, d. 8/18/1934; Walter H., b. 11/9/1884; Millard H., b. 3/14/1886; a boy, d. 8/3/1888; Miller O., b. 3/24/1890; and Fleecie K., b. 10/8/1892, believed to be from Garrard Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Susan (Saylor) and Bernnie Lambert
1070 Bethel New Richmond Road, Apt. 24
New Richmond, OH 45157

Seek info. on my grandparents, John Rufe Elliott, b. 1853, m. Annie Lee Grant, b. 1854, lived in Sedalia, Graves Co., Ky., had my father, Arthur Vernon Elliott, b. 1894, d. 1943, m. Iva Lea Magness, b. 1898, d. 1988. Any info. appreciated.

Anita Ormond
7480 E. Holly Road
Holly, MI 48442

Seek info. on my g. grandparents, Joseph Frostin Fletcher, b. 1826, son of Joseph and Lydia Snow Fletcher; and Mary J. "Polly" Estes Fletcher, b. 1827, Lincoln Co., Ky., dau. of James M. and Nancy East Estes; and Edmond Sims, b. 1834, son of John and Mary "Polly" Wall Sims; and Catherine Wall Sims, b. 1834, Lincoln/Casey Cos., Ky., dau. of Francis M. and Polly Wall. Any info. appreciated.

Ethyl Sims Letcher
304 Meriwether Drive
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
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Seek info. on Delora Day Maggard, b. 7/27/1909, Leslie Co., Ky., dau. of Henry Maggard and Emily Elizabeth Day, dau. of Isaac M. Day and Sarah "Sallie" Yates, dau. of Andrew Yates and Hester ?, m. Elijah Mullins. Emily Day, m. 2nd, Vestine Drake, and m. 3rd, Joe Shephard. Any info. appreciated.

Donnie Slone
P. O. Box 458
Owingsville, KY 40360
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Seek info. on the Oney family, Greenup and Carter Cos., Ky. William Oney, my grandfather, d. 3/1933, had my father, William Oney. Need info. about William's death. Any info. appreciated.

Betty Dockery
2115 8th Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662
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Seek info. on the Banks, Brooks, Barnett, and Mullins families, Wolfe and Breathitt Cos., Ky. My parents were Adam Mullins and Lenes Banks Mullins. Any info. appreciated.

Ollie Wagner
P. O. Box 666
Versailles, IN 47042
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Seek info. on James Artis, survivor of Lake Erie Battle of 1812, possible ancestor of James C. Artis, b. 9/18/1838, d. 2/3/1917, Carter Co., Ky., m. Mary Cecilia Shuff. Need family of the first James Artis. Any info. appreciated.

Amelia Wyatt
6188 W. Old National Road
Knightstown, IN 46148

Seek info. on my g. grandfather, James Whitt, d. 3/15/1903, Menifee Co., Ky., also known as James McDaniel, m. Sarah "Sally" Howard, ca. 1862, Breathitt Co., Ky., children: Eliza, Nancy, Sam Pete, John, Mary, Will, Irvin, Darling, Thomas, and Judge Ellis, most buried in Back Cemetery, Menifee Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

James W. Whitt
1533 Regency Boulevard, SE
Decatur, AL 35601

My g. g. grandfather, William Riley "General Bill" Flannery, b. 1/5/1845, Va., d. 9/10/1919, Carter Co., Ky., son of John William Flannery and Eleanor Vansant, m. 12/27/1866, Morgan Co., Ky., Nancy A. "Nannie" Davidson, b. 1846, Ky., d. 1910, Carter Co., Ky., dau. of Isome Davidson and Elizabeth Williams, children: Wade Henderson; Marion S.; John Milt, Carter Co. Sheriff (1918-1922); Isome Lee; Elizabeth; Hattie; William R.; Sarah; Robert; Rufus; Joseph; and Ida. Will share info.

Debbie Cardona
1311 6th Street
Lorain, OH 44052

Seek info. on Samuel P. Langdon, b. 1860, Perry Co., Ky., m. 1st, Nancy Wooton, children: Mary, b. 1881; and Jane, b. 1884; m. 2nd, Rebecca Stidham. Need parents and siblings of Nancy. Any info. appreciated.

Ruth LaMaster
219 N. First Street
Scottsburg, IN 47170

Blue Wing Gang
Seek info. on Blue Wing Gang, roamed ca. Mt. Sterling, Ky., 1890s. Any info. appreciated.

Patricia Hollingsworth
HC 68, Box 1240
Mariba, KY 40322

Seek info. on the Petrey and Wyatt families, Whitley Co., Ky. My grandfather, Adam Nelson Petrey, m. Nance Wyatt, 5/22/1890, Whitley Co. Need info. on Minervia Jane Griffin, b. ca. 1842. Any info. appreciated.

William Carter
2020 Armstrong Mill Road, Apt. 1221
Lexington, KY 40515

Seek info. on the following: my parents, Clark Brown, Stinking Creek, Ky.; and Ellen Campbell Brown; Ruby, Mary, and Estil Brown; Jayne, Hazel, and Junior Ashur; Melvin Brown; Pauline Fletcher; and Andrew and Marie Messer. Any info. appreciated.

Cora Brown Harkless
HC 327, Box 7062
Wellston, OH 45692

Seek info. on Anna Taulbee, Addison, Ky.; and Elvira and Sam Kidd, Fillmore, Lee Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Verda M. Childers
789 Blacks Corner Road
Imlay City, MI 48444

Seek info. on my g. grandparents, George and Rhoda Johnson, Logan Run and Fleming Creek, had Lily Johnson Kash, my grandmother. Also, seek info. on Charles and Marjorie Durant, Logan Run and Fleming Creek. Any info. appreciated. Will share info. about Kash family, Eastern Ky.

Reis R. Kash
88108 Tiki Lane
Springfield, OR 97478
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Seek info. on Martha Ann Gilbert, 1826-1915, m. Joseph Seale, Owsley Co., Ky. Also, info. on following surnames: Seale, Gilbert, Moyers, Stewart, Wilson, Roberts, Strong, Ambrose, Clark, Moore, Morris, and Sandlin. Any info. appreciated.

Kathy McKenzie
104 Westrock Farm Road
Union, OH 45322
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Seek info. on Delilah Walker/Alexander, b. 4/1953, Cincinnati, Ohio, lived in Dayton and Springfield, Ohio, left ca. 1976, with sons, dau. of Novella Alexander, Paintsville, Ky., and Robert W. Walker, Jr., b. 3/1/1925, Tempe, Ariz. Any info. appreciated.

Hazel Smith West
1619 Westwood Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45214

Seek info. on the following: my g. g. grandmother, Julia Dickinson Allen, wife of Robt. T. P. Allen, KMI; and my g. grandparents, Robert Dickinson Allen and Laura Sims Allen. Need dates of births, deaths, parents, children, siblings, and anything else. Any info. appreciated.

Mrs. C. A. Gibson
4811 Amesbury Drive, Apt. 125
Dallas, TX 75206

Seek info. on my g. g. g. g. g. g. grandmother, ? Bean, possible dau. of William Bean, m. William Asher (Dillion Asher's grandparents), b. ca. 1720, Va., d. before 1791, Ky. Is there a connection to Judge Roy Bean, b. between 1825-30, Maysville, Mason Co., Ky., d. 1903, Langtry, Tex. Any info. appreciated.

Matt Baker
1039 Sunset Boulevard
Monroe, MI 48162

Seek info. on the following: James Elias Ewing, b. 1850, m. Ellen Cabell; and Frank Ewing, b. 1853, m. Mary Cabell, both couple m. 10/26/1869, Calvary, Ky. Any info. appreciated. Will share info.

Joe Ewing
1020 E. Main Street, Apt. 36
Danville, KY 40422

Seek info. on Dora Ruth Chaney, b. 1940s, dau. of Jesse and Sudie Chaney, ca. Clark, Estill, and Madison Cos., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Freida Chaney Perry
111 W. Crown Avenue
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

Seek info. on John W. Huskison/Huskisson, b. ca. 1814, Va., m. 1st, unknown, children: James Harvey, b. 1/8/1839, Jefferson Co., Tenn., d. 2/6/1915, Mo.; and George Washington, b. 2/10/1845, d. 2/1/1896; m. 2nd, 12/11/1845, Grainger Co., Ky., Amanda A. Senter, b. 1829, Tenn., children: Attison A., b. 1849; Joseph H., b. 1852; and Nancy K., b. 1858; m. 3rd, Ann Roch/Rosch, b. ca. 1840, Tenn., children: Harriet Ellen, b. 1868, Ky.; and Charles A., b. ca. 1872. Any info. appreciated.

Jean Engle
10620 S. W. Davies Road #8
Beaverton, OR 97008
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Seek info. on descendants of my great-aunt, Margaret W. Day Peyton Wells, b. 9/25/1863, d. 12/12/1946, dau. of W. S. and Mary Ann Dyer Day, buried Caney, Ky., m. 1st, Austin/Oscar Peyton, had Walter and Leroy, Irvine, Ky. area; m. 2nd, J. T. Wells, Stacy Fork. Need exact location of her grave. Any info. appreciated.

Juanita Day Johnson
523 HWY 1161
West Liberty, KY 41472

Seek info. on Edna Naomi White, b. 4/10/1895, Breathitt Co., Ky., dau. of Horace Greely White and Sarah Jane King White, m. 1st, Roger Starns; m. 2nd, Taylor Jackson. Her children were: Ruth, Cora, Genivera, Emma Louise, and Lawrence Lewis, not sure which husband was their father. Edna and Taylor owned a dairy farm, Owenton, Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Karen L. Wilson Stubbs
3253 Ridgecliff Street
Las Vegas, NV 89129
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(Many other queries can be found in the June 2000 issue of the Kentucky Explorer magazine.)