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 November 2004

Seek info. on my g. grandfather, Perry Slone, b. 1875, Floyd or Knott Co., Ky., d. 1906, m. Sis Taylor. Also, my grandfather, Camillus Slone. Where is he buried? Any help appreciated.
Lula Mae Slone Thompson
741 W. 9th Street
Marion, IN 46953

Seek photo and info. on my g. grandfather, Abner Turner, left Greasy Creek or White Oak, Leslie Co., late 1800s, moved to Manchester, Ky., practiced law, was in Civil War, buried in Lewis Cemetery, Manchester, Ky., son of David Turner and Tabitha Lewis Turner, had my grandfather, John Turner, m. Mary Jane Turner, had my father, Covie Turner. Any help appreciated.
Lois Gilbert Turner
279 Highway 1023
Lily, KY 40740

Seek info. on descendants of Joseph Kelley, b. 1824, d. 1858, son of Jonathon Kelley and Nancy Bailey, m. Delilah Parson, dau. of Joseph Parsons and Margaret Pennington (later m. Thomas Cook, moved to Galliton, Mo.), Clay Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.
Patrick Kelley
300 Lovell Lane
Mt. Vernon, KY 40456
[email protected]

Seek info. on Sarah "Sally" Salyer, Quicksand, Breathitt Co., Ky., b. 3/23/1823, dau. of Abner Salyer and Nancy Hale, m. 1st, William Griffy; m. 2nd, Rufus G. Bays. Any info. appreciated.
Maggie Plank
101 Buckner Branch
Morehead, KY 40351