Genealogy

One of the popular features found in The Kentucky Explorer each month is genealogy, often published in the form of letters, queries, photographs, and stories. Several serial features, such as Kentucky Genealogy Help Line, Genealogy From The Long Ago, and Strictly Kentucky Genealogy, are dedicated solely to this purpose and continue from month to month.


Here are some genealogy items from our July/August 2002 issue:
(From "Kentucky Genealogy Help Line")

Heady-Hodge
Seek info. on the following: Thomas Heady, m. 1st, Rebecca Stilwell, was in Ky., late 1700s, early 1800s. Some went to Ind., Iowa, Mo., Nebr., Oreg., Okla., and Tex. Who were their children? Thomas, m. 2nd, Rebecca Goodwin. Who were their children?; and info. on Peter Hodge, Ky., b. ca. 1800, had Alphonse, m. 2nd, Rachel Jeanette Carter, dau. of Joseph Carter. What was relationship between John Hodge and Peter? How were they related to Fidelo Hodge? Who were Peter's parents and siblings? They all once lived in Livingston Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.
Suzanne Thomas
5515 Fall Creek HWY
Granbury, TX 76049


Ballard-Swango
Seek info. on my grandmother's brother, Alva Swango, m. 5/26/1908, Warsaw, Gallatin Co., Ky., Lou Ballard, div. by 1917. Who were Alva and Lou's children? Who did Lou m. 2nd? Any info. appreciated.
Don Kelley
2801 Ashton Circle
Indian Springs, OH 45011
513/863-7974


Powell
Seek info. on William Powell, m. Clay Co., Ky., Emily Roberts, had several children, one being my g. grandmother (no name given), m. John Gilbert. William and Emily are buried in Onedia Cemetery. Any info. appreciated.
Roy Spurlock
Hamilton, OH
claycountyboy@aol.com


Hall
Seek info. on James P. Hall, on 1850 Montgomery Co., Ky., census: James P., 59; Sarah C., 59; Henry, 20; John J., 32; and Mary, 32. Also, seek info. on Aaron Hall, on Montgomery Co., Ky., tax records, 1797, 1799, and 1800. Who was Aaron's family? Any info. appreciated.
Faye H. Watkins
P. O. Box 646
Richmond, KY 40476


Basham
Seek info. on Arden M. Basham, Paintsville, Ky., area, was in U. S. Army, 1959, serving on a missile site, Homewood, Ill. Any info. appreciated.
Harold E. Nall
4482 Strickland Drive
Owensboro, KY 42301
270/683-6774
www.henall@msn.com


Fagg
Seek info. on Nathanial Vernor Fagg, Fagg Pike, 1940/50s, m. Willa B. Caulk, d. during childbirth, dau., Mayme Wilk Fagg, went to Ms. Pruit's Private School, graduated Midway College. Also, any info. on my grandparents, Nathan and Minnie Risner Walters, had my father, Virgil Walters. Any info. appreciated.
Beverly Walters
P. O. Box 973
Warsaw, KY 41095


Rankin-Waddle
Seek info. on the Rankin and Waddle family on the 1860 Wayne Co., Ky., census: David, 30, Scotland; his wife, Martha Jane, 28, Ky., children: Robert, 8; Nancy Ann, 6; Wm. G., 4; James G., 3; and Thomas C., 1. Also, Thomas Waddle, 23, Ky. Any info. appreciated. Will share info.
R. Gail Hawkins
11615 Sagevale Lane
Houston, TX 77089


Hodge-Young
Seek info. on my parents, George Jackson Hodge, Lincoln Co.; and Violet Mae Young Hodge Corinth, Ky., sister of Amelia Young. Both of my parents are deceased. Who were their ancestors? Any info. appreciated.
JoAnn Mae Hodge McNally
P. O. Box 331
Mt. Vernon, KY 40456
606/256-0544



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