Kentucky Genealogy Help Line
Seek info. on Willis Dunaway, b. ca. 1855, d. 1914, m. 1st, 3/1879, Stanton,
Ky., Susan Curry; m. 2nd, 1897, Stanton, Arminta Hon, had my father, Jim
Dunaway, b. 1/15/1902, d. 5/24/1986. Any info. appreciated.
360 Jerrica Leigh Lane
Stanton, KY 40380
Seek info. on the following: Gideon Blackburn Rothwell and Lousidia Pennington,
had William Rothwell, b. 5/2/1877, d. 3/26/1955, m. Rebecca Johnson, b.
10/3/1880, d. 10/18/1941, children: Mae, b. 2/13/1902; Virgie, b. 8/10/1905,
d. 10/20/1987; Elmer, b. 4/21/1907; Loretta, b. 3/21/1910, d. 8/8/1942;
Price, b. 9/13/1913; Harold, b. 3/11/1921; and William, m. 2nd, Clara Cullum,
children: Mattie, Lester, Winnie, Syalvia, Dorothy, and Betty; Ely Cox and
Mary Johnson, children: Delphia Ollice, Gideon, Millard, Ollie, Josephine
Roberson, Elizabeth Harmon, Sally B. Johnson, and Bill Dean Haas, all lived
in or around Crab Orchard and Lancaster, Ky.; Oscar Saylor, brother of Ida
Bell Mullins, b. 2/26/1886, d. 6/22/1957; James Robert, b. 4/10/1891, d.
6/22/1943; John Frank, Sr., b. 2/20/1898, d. 4/8/1967; Charley Chester,
b. 1/20/1901, d. 3/12/1993; and Birdie Jones, b. 9/10/1903, d. 5/2/1982,
children of John Wesley Saylor, b. 1/1/1859, d. 7/19/1937; and Eliza C.
Israel, b. 4/2/1871, d. 10/14/1962; and the Johnson and Lambert families.
Will share info. Any info. appreciated.
Bernnie and Susan Lambert
1070 Bethel New Richmond Road, Apt. 24
New Richmond, OH 45157
Seek info. on parents of Turner S. Allen, b. 1819, Henry Co., Ky. (area
now part of Oldham Co., Ky.), was a Mason in Owenton, Ky., m. three times,
lived in Western Ky., later in life. Parents from New Jersey. Any help appreciated.
Leslie W. Allen
3102 Weather Way
Louisville, KY 40220
Seek info. on John Ogans, b. 1822, m. 1st, Cathern McDaniel, b. 1829, children:
Evan; Helen; George, had Jesse, m. Cordie Ricketts; Willie, m. Minnie Belle
Shelton; Mary Ann; Margaret; Nancy; Hannah; Peter; and William, b. 1870,
Claiborne, Tenn., moved to Ky., m. Sarah Coomer, b. 1878, Breathitt Co.,
Ky., lived in Breathitt and Lee Cos., children: Ruth, Cinda, Lizzie, Julia,
and John. John, m. 2nd, Melissa Jackson, b. 1860, children: James, Charles,
John, Ruth, Rose Levie, and Kate. Any info. appreciated.
6789 Rattalee Lake Road
Clarkston, MI 48348
Seek info. on my uncle, Evan Curry, last lived in Campbellsville, Ky., brother
of Lillie Mae Montgomery Moore, my mother. Any info. appreciated.
1784 Port Royal Road
Campbellsburg, KY 40011
Seek info. on Brandenburg family, Lee Co., Ky. Roy Brandenburg, my father,
b. 3/12/1905, son of George Brandenburg, cousin of Chester Brandenburg,
brother of Ola, had Charles Shouse; Cord; and Lee Brandenburg. Any info.
133 45th Street SW
Canton, OH 44706
Seek info. on James Cyrus, b. 1817, Va., W. Va., or Ky., m. Elizabeth J.
Combs, children: Matthais, Aquilla, Walker, and Silas. Need date of births
and deaths. Any info. appreciated.
2110 W. Adair Drive, Apt. 6
Knoxville, TN 37918
Seek info. on Finas/Phineas B. Going/Goins, Union Co., Ky., served as partisan
ranger Company D, 10th Regiment, Ky. Cavalry, CSA, captured Canton, Ky.,
8/23/1864, imprisoned at Camp Chase, Ohio, m. Permilia Cecilia Ann Quertermous,
had Mary Ann, b. 8/17/1876, Livingston Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.
Anna J. Friedman
3605 Debra Drive
Somerset, KY 42503
Seek info. on the following: any Shook family, Ky., W. Va., or Tenn.; George
Edward Smith or any Smith family, Jellico, Tenn. or Ky. Who was George's
father (was a Cherokee Indian)?; and Scinthia Baily and family. Who were
her parents? Any info. appreciated.
2800 Newlon Road
Malta, OH 43758
Seek info. on John Manning and Ellen Roberts/Roberds Manning, had my mother,
Hazel, m. Elmer Goebel Vance. Who were John and Ellen's parents? Any info.
Vivian F. Spencer
11952 Crum Road
Winchester, OH 45697
Seek info. on Benjamin Temple, m. Eleanor E. Clark, had Mary Ann Brooke
Temple, m. Henry King Winbourn. Where is Benjamin's family cemetery? It
is believed to be near Auburn, Ky. Any info. appreciated.
912 Highway 78 N.
Wheatley, AR 72392
Seek info. on the following: Sarah B. Dillard, b. 4/26/1810, m. Evan Campbell,
b. 2/26/1808; my g. g. g. grandparents, Mary "Polly" Dillard,
b. ca. 1810, m. 1829, Monroe Co., Ky., Reuben Campbell, b. ca. 1802, had
John N. Campbell, m. Orpha Douglas; Fanny Dillard, b. ca. 1810, m. Joseph
Bowman; Cynthia Dillard, b. 1827, m. Jesse Fuquay; Lottie Dillard, b. 1820,
m. William Haskins; Edy Dillard, m. Joseph B. McSpadden; Jane Dillard, m.
William Goodin; Sampson B. Looney, b. 1806, Tenn., m. 1830, Sarah Brown
Hunt, b. 1812, d. 1886; Moses Maggard, b. 4/1867, Letcher Co., Ky., m. a
Roberts; Henry Benton Maggard, b. 4/3/1891; William R. Maggard, b. 4/1894;
Ida B. Maggard, b. 6/1895; Caleb Burley Maggard, b. 5/1898; James Monroe
Maggard, b. 11/1899; Albert, b. 1902; Rosa/Rosie Maggard, b. ca. 1894; Evaline
Maggard; Frank Maggard; Bessie Maggard, b. ca. 1889; and Rudolph Maggard,
b. ca. 1799. Any info. appreciated.
Cecil and Anna Maggard
1131 Plum Street
Chetopa, KS 67336
Seek info. on William Davis, b. ca. 1845, Ky., m. Sarilda Jane Griffin,
2/2/1865, Lincoln Co., Ky., had my grandfather, James Mark Davis, b. 1878,
Lincoln Co., Ky. Who was William's father? Any info. appreciated.
6633 S. Craycroft Road
Tucson, AZ 85706
Seek info. on Angeline Bowman, b. 1840, Estill Co., Ky., dau. of Hezekiah
Bowman, Jr., and Elizabeth Webber, m. 1860, Estill Co., Ky., Joseph Ronan
(a cousin), b. 1842, Estill Co., Ky., son of James Ronan and Nancy Cunningham.
What happened to Angeline and Joseph? Any info. appreciated.
Ruth Eager Moran
5001 Brettshire Way
Oklahoma City, OK 73142
Seek info. on Turner and Lucy Lee, Estill Co., Ky. They were married in
1850, raised a family. Any info. or photos appreciated.
1813 S. Lilac Circle
Titusville, FL 32796
Seek info. on Logan Shackel-ford, m. Carrie Smith/Smyth, children: Jim;
Ed; Joe; Daley; Vernon; Logan, Jr.; Price Jones; and Eulalia Harris, Fincastle,
Big Andy, and Beattyville area. Any info. appreciated.
3520 Alexandria Pike, Apt. 210
Highland Heights, KY 41076
Seek info. on my grandfather, Benjamin Stevens, d. 1955, Spokane, Wash.,
brother of Lucille, m. a Sims, d. 1980. Any info. appreciated.
503 E. Breckinridge Street
Louisville, KY 40203
Seek info. on the following families from Elliott Co., Ky.: Gilliams, Gullets,
and Isons. Any info. appreciated.
RR 5, Box 420 #5
Longview, TX 75605
Seek info. on Dowdy families, Greenup and Carter Cos., Ky. Jeremiah Dowdy,
b. ca. 1815, Va., d. after 1880, m. Nancy Swearingin, b. 1826, Ky., chil-dren:
John, m. 1st, Elizabeth Ann Kouns; m. 2nd, Delilah Harlow; Mary, m. John
W. Crump; George Washington; Marion Francis, m. Angeline Adkins; James T.,
m. 1st, Julia Ann Kitchen; m. 2nd, Sarah Porter; Elizabeth, m. Labain B.
Shepherd; Marinda, m. John W. Toland; Morris; Eliza Ann, m. J. W. Toland;
Martha Francis (Mattie), m. Benjamin F. Stevenson; and Nancy Dora. Any help
appreciated. Will share info.
Gerri Everman Anderson
900 Jennifer Street
Wildwood, FL 34785
Seek info. on Walter McFarland, b. 4/7/1893, son of James McFarland and
Lydia Workman McFarland, brother of Sudie, Mattie, Addie, and Nell. Where
are these people buried? Any info. appreciated.
Elaine McFarland Jones
4227 Roselawn Avenue
Batavia, OH 45103
Seek info. on my grandfather, Jim Henry Elam, b. Morgan Co., lived at Mill
Creek, Wolfe Co., Ky., 1930s and 1940s, bro. of Joe Elam, m. 1st, Becky
Jane Caudill, d. 1932, children: my father, Asbel Elam; and Catherine Elam
Potter; m. 2nd, Sarah ?. Any info. appreciated.
P. O. Box 161
Austin, IN 47102
Seek info. on my g. grandparents, Charles Bascom Bailey, b. 1871, Va., and
Rebecca Ann Clark/Clarkston, b. 1871, Ky., dau. of Elender Clarkston. When
were Charles and Rebecca married? What are the names of their children?
Any info. appreciated.
Elizabeth A. Langley
6405 W. Browntown Road
Huntington, AR 72940
Seek info. on Benjamin Snelling, Jr., b. 1766, d. 1856, m. Mary Sinclair,
b. 1776, d. 1852, both buried in Snelling Cemetery, near Reynoldsville,
Bath Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.
3932 Moorefield Road
Carlisle, KY 40311
Seek info. on the descendants of Jesse Wilson Conn, possible brother of
Levi, Floyd Co., Ky., 1820; and Mary Pendleton Conn, migrated from Scott
Co., Va., to Morgan Co., Ky., mid-1840s. Who were Jesse's parents and siblings?
Also, info. on Kegleys/Cagleys, Elliott, Rowan, Carter, and Lewis Cos.,
Ky., migrating from Wythe and Smyth Cos., Va., mid-1800s; especially descendants
of John George Kegley and Catherine Kegley/Cagley. Any info. appreciated.
37551 W. 228th Street
Polo, MO 64671
Seek info. on my g. grandparents, John Davidson, b. 2/26/1858, d. 3/10/1941;
and Catherine Gallagher Davidson, b. 11/16/1858, d. 3/20/1933, raised seven
children, Union Co., Ky., moved to Louisville, 1903. Also, info. on Robert
L. Davidson and Emma Donavan Davidson, Union Co., Ky., 1850-90. Any info.
289 S. Custer Street
Sandusky, MI 48471
Seek info. on my g. grandfather, Dr. Coleman C. Christopher, d. 1890, Madison
Co., Ky., m. Grace Broaddus, 8/1882, Madison Co., Ky. Who were Coleman's
parents? When and where was Coleman born? Any info. appreciated.
8724 Chase Tayler Place
Louisville, KY 40299
Seek info. on Simon Gross, b. 1880s or 1890s, m. 1st, a Newton, had Henry
Gross; m. 2nd, Laura McGrow, lived in Lee Co., Ky.; and possibly m. 3rd,
Mandy Brandenburg, moved to Estill Co., Ky. Laura, m. 2nd, Brownalo Fike.
Where is Simon buried? Henry is buried in Lee Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.
235 Silo Road
Beattyville, KY 41311
(More genealogy queries can be found in our September
2000 issue of the Kentucky Explorer)