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 December 2003 issue:
(From "Kentucky Genealogy Help Line")

Seek info. on Sims family. My father, William Thomas Sims, b. 8/2/1890, son of Richard Sims and Amanda Brooks, brother of Evy, George, Richard, Jessie, and James, Grayson Co., Ky., m. Elizabeth Sims, d. 1920, dau. of Charles Sims and Neosha Nicholes, children: Barbara, Juanita Margaret, James, and a son (d. in infancy). Any info. appreciated.
Barbara JoAnn Sims Creamer
P. O. Box 177
Owaneco, IL 62555

Seek info. on the family of my grandmother, Martha Bryant Swift, possibly buried in Butler Co., Ky., b. 1887, d. 1913, possibly sister of Salis Bryant. Any info. appreciated.
John Woodcox
[email protected]

Seek info. on my g. g. g. grandfather, James Reece, a Private in Third Ky. Infantry, 1861-1865, d. 1865, m. Mary Polly Gross, had Thomas Reece, b. 1857, d. 1937. Mary m. 2nd, Randolph Noe, 1868. Any info. on Reece and Noe families of Lee and Owsley Cos. appreciated.
Wilma Jodrey
123 S. Sycamore Drive
Hanover, IN 47243

Seek info. on Baker family, Manchester, Clay Co., Ky. George Baker, my g. g. grandfather, had my g. grandfather, Tom Baker, m. Emily, had Hugh, my grandfather, m. Lucy Short; Jim; Wood; Gilbert; Brian; Ford; Bobby; Tom, Jr.; Daisy; Dora, and Emily. Any info. appreciated.
Gary Goins
285 Warwick Road
Hamilton, OH 45013

Seek info. on Loyd/Lloyd family of Ky., Tenn., and N. C. My g. grandfather, Kenny Marion Loyd, had my grandfather, Owen Jefferson Loyd, Sr., had my father, Owen Jefferson, Jr. Any info. appreciated.
Mary Louise Loyd Logsdon
1325 Haynes Avenue
Owensboro, KY 42303
[email protected]

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