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 September
info. on Fred Littleton, Jr., b. ca. 1927, Ashland, Ky., son
of Lillian Thompson and Fred Littleton, Fultz, Carter Co., Ky.
Any info. appreciated.
1279 State Highway 1959
Grayson, KY 41143
info. on Sarah Catherine Riddle, b. Burkesville, Ky., m. Lee
Roy Barnes. Any info. appreciated.
508 W. M. Street
P. O. Box 71
Bradfordsville, KY 40009
info. on descendants of James Lewis Whitlock, b. Ireland, came
to America when six months old, had farm on Smith River, possibly
Patrick Co., Va., came to Ky. ca. 1852, brother of Tommy and
Preston, lived in Boyd and Carter Co., Ky., had James, my husband's
grandfather; and more. Also, info. on George Phillips, b. Scioto
Co., Ohio (family came from N. J. to Pa. to Ohio), 1824, m. Mary
Ann Collins, Greenup Co., Ky., ca. 1857, both buried in Radcliffe
Cemetery, Boyd Co., Ky., children: John, b. 1857; Silas, b. 1858,
m. Addie Barber; Helen, b. 1860, m. a Moltz; Henry, b. 1862,
m. Addie Crain; George, b. 1864; Mariah, b. 1866, m. a Skinner;
Ida, b. 1868, m. William McKenzie; Elizabeth, my grandmother,
b. 1875, m. William Crain; Delia, m. Henry Locke; and James,
b. 1874, m. Maggie Fain. Need info. on Robert Clarke, b. 1852;
and Nancy Clarke, b. 1856, m. Dick White. Any help appreciated.
Joyce Crain Whitlock
3925 Marsh Hill Drive
Catlettsburg, KY 41129
info. on our aunt, Evelyn Trail Richman, last known living in
Lexington, Ky. Also, seek photos and info. on our mother's (Mary
Lee Vaughn Trail) family, dau. of Jim and Laura Vaughn, sister
of Jim Vaughn, killed in service; Jess Vaughn; and Edna Vaughn
Abney. Mary was granddaughter of Lucy and Johnny Northern and
niece of Grover Northern. Any help appreciated. Will share info.
Katherine Trail Freeman
3709 Georgie Way
Crestwood, KY 40014
Emma Trail Carpenter