October 2006 Photographs

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Jean Weatherford Brown, 8804 Gentry Lane, Louisville, KY 40291, [email protected], shares this photo of her father and his four brothers taken during WWI. They lived at Elkhorn, Taylor County, Kentucky. Front row, l-r: Loyd (Jean's father), Guy, and Irvin Weatherford. Back row, l-r: Tom and Wilbur Weatherford.

James Bailey of Knox County, Kentucky, holds a barrel of moonshine, ca. 1920. The Bailey family was widely-known in southeastern Kentucky for their whiskey-making. Read the series of articles beginning in August and ending in October 2006 of The Kentucky Explorer. (Photo courtesy of James Bailey.)






Fugates Fork School Students Of 1952. Front row, l-r: Lonzo Fugate, John D. Ashley, James Paul Hudson, Virgil Miller, Louverna Campbell, Laura Jean Miller, Martha Campbell, George Clemons, Ada Ashley, George Fugate, Reeve Miller, Minerva Sue Noble, Temus Hudson, Shirley Hudson, Virdeen Noble, Alena Campbell, and Marie Ashley. Back row, l-r: Laura Fugate, Dicie Miller, Goebel Fugate (Jr.), Cecil Ashley, Victor Jones (teacher), Thelma Campbell, Ova Ashley, and Ervil Miller. All these students, and the teacher, are all descendents of the Flint Ridge Millers. (Photo courtesy of Victor Jones.)


Linda Ramsey Ashley, 111 General Cleburne Drive, Richmond, KY 40475, shares these photos with our readers. The photo above is of Abel Pennington and his wife, Angeline King Pennington, and their children, taken in the late 1890s in either Jackson or Rockcastle County, Kentucky. Front row, l-r: (twins) Flora and Florence, Surila "Rilla," Abel, Angeline, Tabitha (Linda's grandmother), and John Alexander "Alex." Back row, l-r: Abel "Abie," George Davis, Thomas Jefferson "Jeff," Emilene "Emma," Elizabeth "Betty," and Samuel. The photo below is of George Washington King (1816-1886) and his wife, Tabitha Burchett King (1817-1910), who lived most of their lives in Jackson County, Kentucky. The photo is believed to have been taken around the time of the Civil War.


Vilma S. Tackett of Isonville, Kentucky, shares this family photo of the John and Surrilda Dobyns Sparks family. Seated, l-r: John, Surrilda, and Arville. Standing, l-r: Jewell and Goldie. Date and place of photo not given. See "Strictly Genealogy" and other related photos in The Kentucky Explorer.













Ginnifer Watts, 186 Mountain View Drive, Berea, KY 40403, shares this photo of the 1928 Benham High School basketball team (Harlan County, Kentucky). L-R: Sybil Sturgill, Katie Pippin, Verda Stamper, Mattie Pippin, Lorene Stanley, Ruby Stanley, Bessie Pippin, and Lurline Adams. Standing behind the ball team is (l-r): Glenna Fisher and Curtis Mathis.


Linda Ramsey Ashley, 111 General Cleburne Drive, Richmond, KY 40475, shares this photo of her grandparents, John Houston Ramsey (1876-1973) and Lucy Owsley Adams Ramsey (1880-1912), taken at Sunnybrook Farm near Renfro Valley, Rockcastle County, Kentucky, ca. 1909. The children are (l-r): Ella Marguerite (1908-1999), Cecil Green (1904-1979), and William Russell (Linda's father, 1906-1975).









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