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
School At Tutor Key
I am trying to locate pictures and information on a one-room
school that was located at Baker Branch, Tutor Key, Johnson County,
I really enjoy The Explorer.
5445 Nelsonville Road
Boston, KY 40107
Info. On Isabelle Donahue
I have a photo Isabelle Donahue who was born August 25, 1852,
in Rowan or Montgomery county, Kentucky, to James Donahue and
Julia A. F. Steele. Isabelle married John Saylor Minnear born
August 4, 1842 in Bath County, and died February 14, 1899, in
In the photo, which will not reproduce very well, there is a
girl shown with Isabelle.
Does anyone know anything about Isabelle having a sister named
Crowley/Corwell/Cornwell? I can't find a record of this.
Any help would be appreciated.
Phyllis J. F. Mossing
2003 Berdan Avenue
Toledo, OH 43613
I want to thank The Kentucky Explorer for helping me to locate
my biological family.
I placed queries in The Kentucky Explorer over the past six months
looking for anyone who knew my biological father. I also requested
a photo of him.
I have found out I have two half sisters and several cousins
who are mostly retired schoolteachers.
My dad saw me when I was six months old and never again.
Connie Sue Cox
Shelby, OH 44875
These are only a few of the many queries
inside The Kentucky Explorer.