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 July/August
Seek info. on Howe, John, or Jarve Hall, Lilly, Ky. Any info.
Dorothy Hall Potter
1658 A Kershaw HWY
Camden, SC 29020
Seek info. on my g. g. grandparents, William Townsend and Analine
Hanna (Cherokee Indian), had Ellen Ersula, b. 12/16/1876. Who
were their parents? Did they have any other children? Families
came from Penn. down to Ohio to Boyd Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.
2007 E. County Road 140
Midland, TX 79706
Seek info. on my g. uncle, Walter Ferguson, m. Anna Bell Himes,
had Edith and Blanch, Mason Co., Ky., early 1900s. Did they have
any other children? Also, info. on my g. g. g. grandfather, John
Hughes Himes, m. 12/21/1786, Va., Barbara Henderson, dau. of
John Henderson, Jr., and Frances Moore, living in Va., 1786,
had my g. g. grandfather, Andrew Himes, m. 1/27/1823, Lewis Co.,
Margaret Gilman, dau. of Henry Gilman, Ky.; Andrew; Charles;
Robert Montgomery; Thomas; George Washington; Mary Ann; and Frank,
all b. between 1798 and 1816. Possible Lewis Co. connection.
Any help appreciated.
Wesley Mitchell, Jr.
420 Bell Street
Paris, KY 40361
Seek family of Azariah and Ezekiel Shelton. Any info. appreciated.
John D. Shelton
6945 Gordon Boulevard
Burlington, KY 41005
Seek info. on my g. grandparents, Ramsey Finley and Allie Davidson,
and my grandfather, Green Finley. Any info. appreciated.
Mary Finley Neal
3341 Ainsworth Court
Cincinnati, OH 45239