Each month, The Kentucky
Explorer magazine receives literally scores of letters from
our faithful readers. Among those letters we often find queries,
ranging from requests for words to songs and poems to trying
to locate former classmates and military buddies of long ago.
Here are a few queries from our July/August
Seek info. on William Dent, d. 1833, Bullitt Co., Ky., m. 2/27/1813,
Ann Hambaugh, dau. of John Hambaugh and Sarah Moreland, b. 4/18/1795,
d. 1859, Mo. Who were William's parents and siblings? What are
their dates of births? Any help appreciated.
715 N. Monroe Avenue
Sedgwick, KS 67135
Seek info. on family of my g. grandmother, Margaret Simmons,
b. 1/6/1854, Ireland (?), d. 2/27/1894, Soldier, Carter Co.,
Ky., dau. of William Simmons and Bridget O'Keefe, m. 2/28/1871,
Boyd Co., Ky., Hiram C. Carroll. Who are Hiram's ancestors? Also,
seek info. on family of my g. g. grandmother, Joanna Hunt, d.
before 1867, possibly Wayne Co., Ill., dau. of Able Hunt, Barren
Co., Ky., m. 1/15/1838, Barren Co., Ky., John D. Clay. Any info.
H. D. "Corky" Atkinson
6400 Trapper Lane NW
Rochester, MN 55901