Things For Sale

Other popular features found in our magazine each month pertain to items that our readers have for sale. These generally appear in our Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads and Kentucky Explorer Book Page, but occasionally are found in Letters To The Editor or other pages, too.

Here are a few things for sale by readers from our November 2004 issue:

GOSNEY BOOK FOR SALE: The Gosney Family in America is a new book that updates and greatly expands the Gosney family genealogy. It covers Gosneys and collateral family lines for over 300 years of American history. Two volumes; 8 1/2 X 11; hardbound; over 1,400 pages; full index; 28,000+ names, listing females by maiden and married names; three main branches of Gosneys, with collateral families; shows movement from Virginia through Kentucky, Missouri, etc to west coast; extensive documentation of family data, sources cited; and cross referenced for multiple marriages and lineages. Limited printing. Some collateral family names are: Allen, Allender, Aulick, Baker, Barton, Belk, Brann, Bray, Bryan, Burton, Buckner, Byrd, Caldwell, Clanton, Cox, Crow, Daniel, Davis, Dawson, Deatherage, Dunaway, Fisk, Foster, Garrett, Griffin, Hackamack, Hall, Harrison, Helm, Hopkins, Jones, Lummis/Loomis, Maddox, Mullins, Price, Prichard, Pruitt, Randall, Simpson, Smith, Tarvin, Waibel, Ward, West, Yelton, and more. Price of $175 includes US shipping and handling. To order, send check or money order to: Beth Shields, 11660 68th Avenue, Seminole, FL 33722. For more information, call: 727/397-0800.; or
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FOR SALE: Authentic reproduction of the 1908 Sears catalogue. Enjoy the great old-time ads. Oak rocking chair, $3.85; horse-drawn carriage, $34.95; wood-burning stove, $15.95; gold wedding ring, $1.19; house, complete, ready for occupancy, $725; Winchester 30-30 rifle, $15.53; furniture, farm machinery, clothing, cosmetics, baby carriages, horse-drawn wagons, and thousands more items. It's like walking through a museum of life at the turn of the century. Makes a wonderful Christmas gift for parents and grandparents. Send $16.95 each, plus $4 S/H for one, $2 shipping for each additional book on same order. Kentucky residents add $1.02 each sales tax. Cash, certified check, money order: McBrand Corp, Box 966, Hyden, KY 41749. Limited quantity. Order today.

BUTLER COUNTY GENEALOGY BOOKS FOR SALE: 1900 Census, $39; 1910 Census, $39; 1920 Census, $38; 1870 Census, $29; Marriages, 1810-1890, $29; Marriages 1891-1929, $29; Deed Book A, $19; Court Order Book A, $19; and Will Book A 1813-1853, $29. Kentucky residents add 6% tax. Shipping $3 for first book, $1 each additional book. For more information, contact: Jo Wright, Desert Road Publications, P. O. Box 218, Morgantown, KY 42261; 270/526-4491. For Butler County Genealogy, see: or

FOR SALE: Cat rubber stamps. Pen-pals for cat lovers. Guys and gals of all ages. Brochure is $1. Contact: Shelly's Cool Cats, P. O. Box 253, Bethel, OH 45106.

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