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 June 2006 issue:
(From "Kentucky Genealogy Help Line")

Johnson-McCoy
Seek info. on Walter S. Johnson, son of William Marion Johnson and Bessier L. Snelling, m. Amy A. McCoy, children: Tony F., m. Virginia Ashcraft; Charlotte J.; and George E., m. Helen M. Rose. Any info. appreciated.
Joyce S. Mitchell
420 Bell Street
Paris, KY 40361


Weaver
Seek info. on the family of my g. g. grandfather, William W. Weaver, m. Martha J. Ferguson, Fleming Co., Ky., 9/6/1836, children: Nancy V., b. 1841, m. William Henry Huffman; Edmond, b. 1842; Ann M., b. 1844, m. James H. Himes, 3/29/1859, my g. grandparents; Thomas B, b. 1844, twin of Ann; Harvey, b. 1847, possibly m. Margaret Swartz; Hester E., b. 5/17/1850, d. 7/28/1865; Daniel, b. 1853; and Richard J., b. 1857, m. Hester English, 6/30/1876. Any info. appreciated.
Wesley W. Mitchell, Jr.
420 Bell Street
Paris, KY 40361


Roark
Seek info. on my g. grandmother, Evaline Roark, b. ca. 1826, Lawrence Co., Ky., m. Isom Gillum, children: Edward Meredith; twins, Rufus and John (d. in childhood); and my grandfather, Marion, b. 8/1858. Any info. appreciated.
Virginia L. Tometich
Harrison Regent
4481 Harrison Boulevard, Apt. 121
Ogden, UT 84403


Collett
Seek info. on ancestors of my g. grandmother, Ellen Collett Byrge, b. late-1800s, Clay Co., Ky., d. in the 1960s, Bell Co., Ky., buried in Jensen Cemetery, sister of Sarah Collett, m. 1st, Gilbert Collett, killed in coal mines in Harlan Co., Ky., had Billie Collett, my grandfather, killed in coal mines in Harlan Co., Ky.; m. 2nd, Mitchell Byrge, moved to Bell Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.
Sissy Collett
304 W. Gordon Street, Apt. 24
Corbin, KY 40701
606/526-1698
sissycollett@bellsouth.net


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