April 2013

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photos you will see each month

in The Kentucky Explorer magazine.

Jim Tackitt, 260 Bella Vista Way, Rio Vista, CA 94571, shares this photo taken ca. 1923 in the Turkey Pen/Wales area of Pike County, Kentucky. L-R: Elder Nathaniel Thomas Hopkins, 1852-1927; Hiram Tackitt, 1861-1942; and Elder John Hopkins, 1854-1938. Nathaniel and John were the sons of William Riley Hopkins and Rosanna Phillips. Hiram was the son of James Tackitt and Delilah Osborne. The children in the photo are not identified.


Paul W. Patton, 701 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY 42718; 270/789-1974, shares this photo taken at Barnett's Creek School, located in Adair County, Kentucky, near Pellyton. The photo was taken in 1907. Seated, l-r: Gabe Latham, Okla Patton, Scott Rainwater, Alford Rainwater, Dink Rainwater, Lilburn Beaty, Claude Beaty, Sam Rich, Herbert Henson, Willie Cooper, Roy Martin, Coy Martin, and John Martin. Second row, l-r: Rosie Cooper, Lonie West, Arlie Rich, Hattie Rich, unknown boy standing behind Hattie, Mertie Patton, Tillman Patton, Audie Sanders, Lizzie Martin, Edith Breeding, Martha Rainwater (holding David ?), Linnie Combs, Fannie Combs, Ether Sapp, unknown boy, Flossie Rich, unknown girl, Linnie Brown, unknown girl, unknown girl, and Gertha Patton. Third row, l-r: George Dickerson, Nannie Bet Sanders, Ida Combs, Effie Henson, Ollie Beaty, a Rich girl, Luther Cooper, George Martin, Leonard Prock, Bobbie Rich, Matthew Cooper, Tommie Jesse Dickerson, Elmer Dickerson, Lawrence Rich, Steve Parsons, Oral Brown, Frank Brown, and Walter Sapp. Top row, l-r: Viola Rich, Frances Breeding, Victoria Martin, James Martin, Oscar Sinclair (teacher), Leslie Martin, Grove Martin, John Henry Dickerson, Carolyn Rich, Jimmy Martin, Frank Sanders, Bert Dickerson, and Laura Bell Rich.


Carla Ledbetter Hall, 1221 W. Dogwood Drive, Scottsburg, IN 47170, shares this photo with our readers. Back row, l-r: Unknown, Dave Smith, Elizabeth Ingram Smith, Lillie Smith McDaniel, Jep Gay, John Smith, Mandy Smith Gay, Mary Ingram, and June Smith. Front row, l-r: Unknown, unknown, Roy McDaniel, Charlie Smith, unknown, Oma Smith (holding Edna McDaniel), and Martha McDaniel. Photo possibly taken in Perry County, Kentucky. Date of photo not given.

Ella Mae Helton Pawley, P. O. Box 821, Clay City, KY 40312, 859/498-8885; [email protected], shares this photo. These women in white were pallbearers for a young girl who died in Rhineyville, Hardin County, Kentucky, in the 1920s. The fifth woman from the left is Ida Mae Curtin Pawley (1888-1930). Between her and the man is her sister-in-law, Ruth Pawley. Ida was the mother of Johnnie Pawley of Vine Grove and William Pawley of Mt. Sterling. Feel free to contact Ella Mae with the names of the others.

Bobby Anderson, 7965 Ridgewood Road, Goodlettsville, TN 37072, shares this photo of the Post 61 American Legion Baseball Team taken in 1952, representing Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. They were at the state tournament held in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. They were runners-up to Latonia. Front row, l-r: Bobby Don Millard, Connie Lile, Lynn Wilkins, Coach Chris LeMastus, Lowell Ward, Jimmy LeMastus, Glen Mohon, and Ronnie Higgs (bat boy). Back row, l-r: Claudius Alexander, Bobby Young, Simon Sanders, Larry Sparks, Murriel Cobb, Corky Withrow, Jimmy Sheffield, Bobby Anderson (team manager), and Larry Stone.

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