Reader Queries

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 March 2004

Seek info. on my ancestors: My father, Alonzo Napier, b. Vest, Knott Co., Ky., 3/29/1895, the son of Patrick C. Napier (b. 1866, d. 1906) and Melinda Dobson Napier, m. Ila E. Perkins, 1917. Also, seek info. on Dewey Skaggs, m. Glenna Perkins, had Garland Gene Skaggs (Glenna already had De-lores); and Denver Skaggs (Dewey's brother), m. Grace Perkins (a cousin to Glenna). Any info. appreciated.
Annetta Napier Baldridge
3665 Seminole Street
Gotha, FL 34734

Seek info. on Monroe Turner and Ella Jane Day Turner, Greasy Creek, Ky. Any info. appreciated.
Danette Valentine
887 Pratt Road
Talbott, TN 37877

Seek info. on Jacob Pierce, b. 1789, m. 1812, Bourbon Co., Ky., Barbara Sargaser, children: William S., b. 1821, m. Sarah Gooch; Samuel, b. 1823, m. Lucy Goad; George, b. 1824, m. Rhonda Payne; Charles, m. Adaline Lawrence; Pamelia Ann, b. 1827, m. John Powers; Martha, b. 1829, m. John Wells; Nancy, b. 1831, m. James Penix; Sarah, b. 1832, m. Samuel C. McGuire; and Andrew Jackson, b. 1836, m. 1st, Susan Landsaw; m. 2nd, Mary Ann Adams; m. 3rd, Margaret L. Crawford. Any info. appreciated. Will share info.
Renee and Charlie Pierce
2204 Glen West Way
Fort Smith, AR 72916
[email protected]

Seek info. on the parents of David Fannin (Fanning), b. Russell Co., Va., 1800, d. Lawrence Co., Ky. between 1875 to 1880, m. 1st, Julia Jordan (Jerdan); and m. 2nd, Sarah Kitchen. Any info. appreciated.
Eugene Fannin
417 SW 17th Street
Richmond, IN 47374