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
Seek info. on the Lacy/Lacey family. My parents are James Arthur
Lacy and Margaret Smyth Lacy. In the 1790s brothers John and
James Lacey came to what later became Morgan/Wolfe Co., Ky.,
settling on what later became Lacy Creek. When Wolfe Co. was
formed John Lacy's portion was near Hazel Green and James' was
in Morgan Co. John Lacy is buried in cemetery overlooking Mountain
Parkway, near Lacy Creek. Need to know the lineage of John Lacy
to my grandfather, Axford/Ackley Henderson Lacy; my g. grandfather,
Marcus Andrew Lacy; and my g. g. grandfather, Marcus Monroe Lacy.
Any info. appreciated.
Elizabeth Lacy McMahan
253 Providence Square
Greenville, SC 29615
Seek info. on Asa Fenton, b. ca. 1795, Va., m. Polly, had Thomas,
Zachariah, Edward, and William; all b. in Ky., between 1819-1829,
before moving to Parke Co., Ind. Any info. appreciated.
113 S. Ward Parkway
Haysville, KS 67060
Seek info. on parents of Albert Billiter, b. 1901, Grant Co.,
Ky., living with William and Susan Stephens Billiter, 1909. Any
21 Newton Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Photos And Articles Wanted
On Mayo Vocational School
I am looking for photos or articles on the Mayo Vocational School
in Mercer County, Kentucky, from 1958-1987. I am especially interested
in information and photos that relate to the old nursing building
and Margarett Tackett, the director of the nursing program.
Carolyn Tackett Layne
225 Reynolds Hill
Allen, KY 41601
Would Like To Hear
From Jerry Lucas
I would like to contact Jerry Lucas. His grandfather, also named
Jerry, and my dad, Finley Lucas, were brothers. I gave Jerry
a photo of my grandfather, Eli Lucas, at Columbus, Ohio, a few
years ago. My son, Jerry Tyree, was with me and took a picture
of us together.
If any reader has any information about Jerry Lucas, please feel
free to contact me.
306 N. Greenwood Street
Marion, OH 43302
Plum Granny Seeds
For Cane Seeds
I would like to thank the readers who answered my request to
exchange plum granny seeds for cane seeds.
There was a huge response, and now I am sad to say I am out of
298 N. County Road 500 W.
New Castle, IN 47362