February 2014

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The first Whitley City United Methodist Church (McCreary County, Kentucky) and its congregation ca. 1897. None of the subjects' names are known. See article in the February 2014 issue of The Kentucky Explorer.

Jim W. Tackitt, 260 Bella Vista Way, Rio Vista, CA 94571, shares this photo taken in the 1930s at a birthday party for Elder Ira Combs (5/29/1845-4/8/1934), possibly at Jeff, Perry County, Kentucky. Those in front, l-r: Bill Combs, Mable Combs, Dr. K. N. Salyers, Mary Cornett, George Combs, Matilda "Aunt Babe" Francis Combs, Elder Ira Combs, Brent Logan, Hattie Mullins, Millard Logan, Mandy Knuckles, and Hester Hanks. Feel free to contact Jim with the names of the others.

Margie Coffey, 2441 Edmonton Road, Columbia, KY 42728, shares this photo of Mary Eliza Tarter Burris, born 4/29/1869 in Pulaski County, Kentucky; and died 12/25/1942 in Adair County, Kentucky. Mary was the daughter of George Wash Tarter and Mary Roberts Tarter. She was married to George Washington Burris.

Rodger Sparks, Sr., 11782 Buckeye Road, Lancaster, KY 40444, shares this photo taken at the first service held in the new McKee Baptist Church, McKee, Jackson County, Kentucky, in 1958. The man at the top center is Ray L. Sparks, Rodger's father. The man behind him, looking back, is John P. Weaver. He was the pastor of the church at that time. No other names were given. Feel free to contact Rodger with the names of the others.

Ralph Hall of Hi Hat, Kentucky, shares these photos. The photo above shows the Hall family. Those in the photo are (not in order) Martha (holding Bruce), Hiram, Lawrence, Della, Pearl, Connie, Delphie, Zetta, and Annie. The photo was taken ca. 1907. Delphie, Annie, Zetta, and Connie were children of Hiram Hall and Nancy Evelyn Johnson Hall Pearl, Della, Lawrence, Bruce, and Harold were children of Hiram and Martha Johnson Hall. The photo below is of Rev. Hiram Hall in 1933. The photos were possibly taken in Floyd County, Kentucky. See "I Remember" in the February 2014 issue of The Kentucky Explorer.

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