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 June 2004

Seek info. on Juliann Fry, possibly b. ca. 1770, Penn., d. 1858, Schollsville, Clark Co., Ky., m. ca. 1795, George Fry, Sr., d. 1840, Clark Co., Ky., children: George, Jr.; Christopher; Peter; Greenberry; Mary Ann Steven-son; William; Susan Anderson; and Juliann Murphy. Who were Juliann's parents? Any info. appreciated. Will share info.
Lois Fry
10814 110th Avenue
Gibson, IA 50104
[email protected]

Seek info. on my g. grandmother, Hettie Mae Faulkner Stamper, b. 1904, Lee Co., Ky., d. 1956, Tulsa Co., Okla., dau. of Selecta Arnold and John Faulkner. Need more info. on John Faulkner. Any info. appreciated.
Christie Morrow
111 Bentley Drive
Joshua, TX 76058

Seek photos and info. on family of Peter Clay Elmore, son of William and Ester Strader Elmore, Green Co., Ky. Any help appreciated.
Patricia Elmore
521 N. Keefer
Mason City, IL 62664

Seek info. on my grandfather, James Harrison Smith, buried Breathitt Co., Ky., brother of Roger Smith, m. 1st, Stella Wilson Smith, had my father, Gardie Owen Smith and Kathryn Smith Cox. Need info. on any cemeteries, Breathitt Co., Ky. Who was James' 2nd wife? Any help appreciated.
Marilyn S. Berryman
650 Providence Boulevard, Apt. 68
Clarksville, TN 37042

Seek photos and info. on Noah Lester Stines, d. 1945, Cote, Harlan Co., Ky., m. Betty Turner. Any help appreciated.
Vickie Robinson
1717 Parkamo Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45011

Seek info. on any Wireman, Floyd Co., Martin, Ky., Breathitt Co., or Salyersville, Ky. Need birth records, marriages, wills, or anything. Would also like Wireman family books. Any help appreciated. Will share info.
Bertha M. Wireman Hunter
8301 Plum Orchard Road
Munith, MI 49259

Seek info. on the following Pulaski Co., Ky., families: Alex-ander, Abbott, and Estep. Any info. appreciated.
Gene Estep
2955 W. 275 S.
Albion, IN 46701