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 November
Seek info. on descendants of Dickerson Thompson, came to Wayne
Co., Ky., ca. 1804, had Greenberry; Richard; and James, had Dickerson.
It is listed on the 1850 Wayne Co. census that Dickerson was
son of Greenberry. A Dickerson Thompson m. Isabella Stogsdill,
Pulaski Co., Ky., 8/17/1852, a Civil War veteran, and buried
in Keith Cemetery, McCreary Co. Is this the same Dickerson? Any
Lyman F. Reynolds
9703 Cornell Trace Road
Louisville, KY 40241
Seek info. on my g. grandmother, Elizabeth Ramey, b. 12/14/1837,
d. Concord, Pendleton Co., Ky., possibly lived in Greenup Co.,
Ky., dau. of Able B. Ramey (b. between 1780-1802, Bath Co., Ky.)
and Sally Phelps/Phillips (m. 12/5/1821, Bath Co., Ky.), m. 1860,
Boston Steele, Va., moved to Pendleton Co. Able's other children
were: William Perry Ramey (1830-1909), Archie Ramey (d. Greenup
Co.), Littleton/Lilburn Ramey (b. 1838, d. Greenup Co.), Trumbo
"Trum" Ramey (b. ca. 1842, lived in Greenup Co.), Jesse
Ramey (lived in Greenup Co.), and Ruth Ramey (b. ca. 1837, lived
in Greenup Co.). Able was son of Archibald Ramey (b. 1759, d.
1859, Fleming Co.) and Martha Cassidy. Any info. appreciated.
Cova Lee Rusk Freeman
3943 Creek Road
Cincinnati, OH 45241
Seek info. on James L. Dean, b. ca. 1860, either in Trimble
or Henry Co., Ky., m. 1st, Sallie McDowell, children: William
and Betty; m. 2nd, Sisley Barnes, children: Laura, Esther, and
Oliver. Any info. appreciated.
6770 US 60 E.
Morehead, KY 40351
Seek info. on my parents, Thaddis Roosevelt Hunt, d. ca. 1931,
and Annie Spriggs Hunt, d. 1928. Any info. appreciated.
2605 Grandview Avenue
Sanford, FL 32773
Seek info. on my grandfather, Joseph Marsee, a Civil War veteran,
Middlesboro area, was on the march to Somerset. Any info. appreciated.
P. O. Box 2112
Williamsburg, KY 40769