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 February 2004 issue:
(From "Kentucky Genealogy Help
Seek info. on the following: my grandparents, John William "Willie"
Pittman and Nancy L. Snow, Casey Co., Ky.; and my g. grandparents,
Feldon/Feland Snow and Sarah Ann Sluder, m. 11/281866, Lincoln
Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated. Will share info.
Judy Pittman Laferriere
5360 Roger Maris Drive
El Paso, TX 79934
Seek info. on William "Bill" Gay, b. 1861, son of Edward
"Ned" Gay, b. 1839, and Rendy ?, b. 1843, m. Sally
Ann Fields, b. 1868, dau. of James Fields, b. 1840, all from
Perry Co., Ky. Need birth, deaths, marriages, and burial areas.
Any help appreciated.
3202 Crescent Avenue
Erlanger, KY 41018
Seek info. on the following: my g. grandfather, Rev. William
Taylor Haynes, b. 1/29/1867, Breathitt Co., Ky., d. 11/28/1952,
Antoich, Harrison Co., Ky., son of Robert Haynes and ? O'Reilly,
m. 1st, Cora Lee Vest, d. 1923 children: Eva Diansee, James Harvey
(my grandfather, changed name to Hanes, had my father, Roy Hanes,
b. 1929, Leeco, Lee Co., Ky., d. 11/1990), Mary Jane, Lillie
Belle, Elizabeth Caroline, Nancy Rachel, Martha Esther, Robert
Rolla, William Lucien, Samuel Whitt, Virginia Louise, and Blanche
Mae; m. 2nd, Elizabeth Flinchum. Last residence was in Lee City,
Wolfe Co., Ky.; my grandfather, Jim Hanes, supervisor of oil
company, Fixer, Lee Co., Ky., between 1919 and 1938; Rev. James
P. Nickell, b. 5/15/1883, d. 2/12/1962. Who were his descendants?;
and photos or news articles of Fixer and Leeco, Lee Co., Ky.
Any info. appreciated.
2915 Old Spanish Trail
Houston, TX 77054
Seek info. on descendants of Captain Henry Connelly, and any
Conleys, Floyd, Johnson, Magoffin, Morgan, Elliott, and Lewis
Cos., Ky. Any info. appreciated.
309 Vanover Way
Winchester, KY 40391