Genealogy

One of the popular features found in The Kentucky Explorer each month is genealogy, often published in the form of letters, queries, photographs, and stories. Several serial features, such as Kentucky Genealogy Help Line, Genealogy From The Long Ago, and Strictly Kentucky Genealogy, are dedicated solely to this purpose and continue from month to month.


Here are some genealogy items from our February 2006 issue:
(From "Kentucky Genealogy Help Line")


Maddox
Seek info. on family of William M. Maddox and Catherine Rogers Maddox, m. 1842, lived in Christian Co., Ky., 1863, children: William P., b. 1845, d. 1889, Ala.; Benjamin F., b. 1847, d. 1922; Sarah, b. 1849, m. 6/13/1870, John V. Foster; Martha, b. 1851, m. 4/5/1872, William L. Brown; Rhoda, b. 9/13/1854, m. 12/25/1874, Hezekiah Way; Theresa, b. 9/13/1854, m. a Johnson; Lucinda, b. 1/19/1856, m. 11/2/1889, T. J. Miles; John, b. 5/8/1858; and Amanda C., b. 8/15/1860. Any info. appreciated.
Gwendolyn Franklin
2650 Rabbit Ridge Road
Nebo, KY 42441


Bryant
Seek info. on Hugh Bryant, b. 1893, possibly Perry, Breathitt, Harlan, or Morgan Co., Ky., son of Jeremiah "Jerry" Bryant and Mary Johnson, served as deputy sheriff, Morgan Co., early 1920s, possibly killed in line of duty. Any info. appreciated.
Sharon Leduc
560 Brittany Lane
Labelle, FL 33935
863/675-2920


Hide/Hite-Finn
Seek info. on following families: Hide/Hite, Finn, Thomas, and Rigsby; Allen or Simpson Cos., Ky. Would also like info. on these counties. Any help appreciated.
Shirl Sieli
P. O. Box 262214
Littleton, CO 80163


Fisher
Seek info. on Pvt. James R. Fisher, Co. A, 4th Kentucky Mountain Infantry, CSA, b. 7/23/1842, d. 5/27/1908, buried in Samuel Beatty Graveyard, Beattyville, Ky. Any info. appreciated.
Thomas R. Beatty
127 Delissa Drive
Georgetown, KY 40324
502/570-8587
tbeatty@ukalumni.net


Kilgore
Seek info. on Lula Kilgore, b. 8/31/1880, Falmouth, Pendleton Co., Ky., m. David Crocket Trimble, b. Pomeroyton, Menifee Co., Ky., sister of John Kilgore. Any info. appreciated.
Shelia Barnett
291 Corner Ridge Road
Frenchburg, KY 40322


Eversole
Seek descendants of John Eversole, b. 1873, d. 1925, who lived in Beattyville, Ky., ca. 1925; and Jane Eversole Combs, Grapevine. Also, info. on Absolom "App" Eversole, b. ca. 1846. Any info. appreciated.
Ruth V. Eversole
736 Millikin Street
Hamilton, OH 45013


Fox-Blevins-Poynter
Seek info. on the Fox, Blevins, Poynter, and O'Bannion families. Any info. appreciated.
Doris M. Fox
1800 Dutch Lane, #59
Jeffersonville, IN 47130


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