These requests for genealogy help were made by our readers in our February, 1999 issue.

Kentucky Genealogy Help Line




Seek pictures, stories, and info. about the Ninth Ky. Vol. Inf. Union Army's first lieutenants, Jesse Morgan and Zachariah Morgan III. Any info. appreciated.

Wilma Moore

1039 Sunset Street

Monroe, MI 48162



Samuel Piercefield, Sr., b. 1749, children: Valentine, b. 1775; William H., b. 1778; Pleasant; John, b. 1789; Thomas P., b. 1783, Lancaster, Va.; and Samuel, Jr., b. 1774, Va., children: Thomas, b. 1796, Tenn.; Sampson, b. 1798, Tenn., m. Sarah Jones, 7/15/1820, Ky.; Gilbert, b. 1800; Betsy, m. Jesse Hide, 1/28/1813, Ky.; Dulcena, m. Isham Bolin, 5/28/1828, Ky.; Edy, m. Wm. Cass, 10/18/1823, Ky.; Polly, m. John Hacker, 11/6/1827, Ky.; Rachel, b. 1806, m. Robt. Hacker, 1/2/1828, Ky.; Jane, m. Geo. Tincher, 5/25/1826, Ky.; and Lucinda. Samuel, Sr., Samuel, Jr., Valentine, and Thomas came to Clay Co., Ky., ca. 1800, operating salt wells along Red Bird Creek. Also, seek info. on these Clay Co. families, late 1820s: Hide, Bolin, Cass, Hacker, and Tincher. Any info. appreciated.

Julian Piercefield

6313 Breamore Road

Indianapolis, IN 46220



Seek info. on William McMillen and family, Mason Co., Ky., 1850. In 1860 Mary and children were still there. In 1870, they were in Clay Co., Mo. Any info. appreciated.

Barbara Proffitt

8732 Friendship Road

Richmond, MO 64085

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Seek info. on my grandparents, William Hursel Johnson, b. 4/23/1899, Burdine, Ky., Pike Co., son of Albert Pendelton Johnson, b. 12/5/1868, Shelby Gap, Ky., d. 7/12/1964, Pike Co., Ky., and Susan Sanders, b. 9/18/1870, Elkhorn Creek, Ky., d. 11/16/1946, Pike Co., Ky., and Learlie Rose Johnson, b. 12/5/1906, Lookout Mountain, Ky., dau. of Henderson Rose, b. 6/11/1883, Dickenson Co., Va., d. 10/28/1960, Pike Co., Ky., and Arminda Childress, b. 5/7/1887, Hylton, Ky., d. 2/10/1968, Elkhorn, Pike Co., Ky. William and Learlie had Glenn Edward Johnson and Jacqueline Johnson Branham. Any info. appreciated.

Connie Sue Branham Foster

181 Baranof West Drive

Westerville, OH 43081



Seek info. on Mary Ann Morris, b. 9/15/1859, possibly Gallatin Co., m. John James Ashcraft, 1859, Grant Co. Who were Mary's parents? Any info. appreciated.

Christine Stephens

64 Highview Drive

Ft. Thomas, KY 41075



Seek info. on my grandmother, Alice Edwards Patrick, after 1900, Clay Co. m. 1st, Daniel Patrick, Whitley Co.; possibly m. Bonaparte Mays, b. 1880, children: Ethel Fernette, b. 1906; and Jr., b. 1914. Any info. appreciated.

Marie B. Bollin

42820 Masonic Drive

Hemet, CA 92544

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My father, Malon Willie Hall, b. 1905, m. Beulah Faye Richmond; my grandfather, Milligan Kessie Hall, b. 1879, m. Mary Elizabeth "Loanie" Rice; my g. grandfather, Green Bury Hall, b. 1841, m. "Florinda" Akers; my g. g. grandfather, William Elijah Hall, b. 1808, m. Margaret Clark; my g. g. g. grandfather, Cyrus "Masias" Hall, b. 1775, m. Unisiah Smith; my g. g. g. g. grandfather, Jesse Hall, b. 1755, m. Hannah Kelly; and my g. g. g. g. g. grandfather, John Hall, b. ca. 1735. Seek info. on these families: Hall, Rice, Rose, Richmond; my grandmother, Pearlie Rose, m. Bruce Richmond, Lewis Co. Also, Wyatt Adkins, b. 1901, m. Mae Dixon, parents of my wife, Ruth Adkins Hall, Tram, Floyd Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

William H. Hall

1810 Prospect Avenue

Ashland, KY 41101



Seek info. on my g. grandfather, Linzy Mays, b. 1848, d. 1934, buried in the Mays Cemetery, Devil's Fork, Spanglin, Ky., Elliott Co. Where did he come from? Any info. appreciated.

Edgar L. Mays

1012 Van Horn Street

Iowa Park, TX 76367



Nathan Chambers, d. 1816, St. Clair Co., Ill., and wife, Sarah "Sally," Logan Co., Ky., ca. 1800, children: James; Elizabeth "Betsy," m. Francis G. Swann, 10/1807; and John Page, all migrated to St. Clair Co., Ill., 1809. Need birth dates and places. When and where were Nathan and Sally married? Who were their parents? When did Sally die? Did she remarry? Any info. appreciated.

Claire Utt

1518 E. 12th Street

Winfield, KS 67156



Seek info. on Robert Boyd Stamper, b. ca. 1897, d. ca. 1933, m. Minnie Jane King, possible son of Willie and Martha Stamper. Where was he born and were these his parents? Any info. appreciated.

Linda L. Tackett

234 Shady Lane

Lexington, KY 40503




Seek descendants and info. on following: Berry W. Brown and wife, Fanny, children: Joseph, John, Lewis, Mary, and Rhoda; and Benjamin and Elizabeth Hamilton, children: John, Isaac, Mary, and Sarah Jane. These families lived in Salyersville before 1840. Any help appreciated.

James H. Stewart

6477 Flamingo Road

Melbourne, FL 32904



Seek info. on James Parker Logan, b. 6/18/1830, Bath Co., Ky., son of John M. Logan, b. 1796, Ky., and Ellen Parker, b. 1805, Ky., m. Emily Morris, b. 1/7/1830, Ky. John's mother was Martha, b. 1774, Va., brother of Samuel and Craig Logan. Any info. appreciated.

Shirley J. Kimble

1911 Longfellow Road

Hays, KS 67601

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Seek info. on my g. g. grandmother, Martha Wright, Clark Co., Ky., b. ca. 1846, Ky., m. James W. Baber. Also, info. on Monroe Stamper and wife, Ellen Taulbee, Clark Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Gail Baber Cash

1779 Shuler Avenue

Hamilton, OH 45011



Seek info. on my grandmother, Ella Mae Helphinstine Boyd Mitchell, b. ca. 1903, Fleming Co., Flemingsburg, Ky., dau. of William H. Helphinstine, b. 1865, d. 1937, and Maggie Powers Helphinstine Cryer, b. 1887, d. 1926, m. 1st, Simon Harvey Boyd, Poplar Plains, Ky., Fleming Co., 11/4/1919; m. 2nd, William Mitchell, before 10/11/1930, had dau., Mabel Mae Boyd, living in Mason Co., Maysville, Ky., 1937. Any info. appreciated.

Selma Tolliver

478 N. Spring Street

Wilmington, OH 45177




Seek info. on Joseph Ledford, m. 1st, 10/23/1804, Polly Logan, Fayette Co., Ky.; m. 2nd, Jane Smith, 7/31/1811, dau. of Andrew Smith, came to Christian Co., Ky., children: Joseph Jr., Martha J., Sarah, and James Sidney Ledford. Who were Joseph's parents? Who was Jane Smith's mother? Any info. appreciated.

Sylvada Tyson Burke

1480 Major Lane

Hopkinsville, KY 42240



Seek info. on Joseph Lewis, m. Emily Willhoite, 12/3/1842, Owen Co., Ky. Who were Joseph's parents? Any info. appreciated.

Helen Lewis

524 5th Street

Rising Sun, IN 47040



Sarah Francis Hathaway, b. 7/4/1842, Ky., dau of Hannah Hathaway, b. 1815, and Milton A. Hathaway, b. 7/6/1813, may have served in Black Hawk War, m. 1st, James H. Hathaway, 4/15/1858; m. 2nd, 5/21/1870, Abel Crisler, Randolph Co., Ill.; and m. 3rd, 4/301876, William Blain Johnson, my grandfather. Sarah's brother, David Hathaway, served in Civil War, Company C. 30th Illinois Inf., possibly had more siblings. Any info. appreciated.

Margarette Meisenheimer

2555 Rock Springs Road

Decatur, IL 62521



Seek info. on Robert Boyd Stamper, b. ca. 1898, d. 1934, was general store owner and postmaster, Wilhurst, Ky., supposedly caused loss of life and in turn lost his own. Any info. appreciated.

Alisa Stamper Brannock

P. O. Box 535

Cynthiana, KY 41031



My. g. g. grandfather, Obadiah Nuckols, m. Elizabeth Willis, ca. 1803, Goochland, Va., children: Robert and William Nuckols. Robert, my g. grandfather, came to Ky., lived and d. near Stoney Fork, Ky.; William went to the level lands of Ky. Would like to hear from relatives of these people. Any info. appreciated.

Colson Nuckols

HC 69 Box 607

Beverly, KY 40913



Seek info. on ancestors of John William James (1775, Va.-1827 Logan) and Mary Mimms, d. 1827, Logan, grandparents of Jesse James. Also, seek info. on family of Elizabeth James, b. ca. 1738, Va., d. after 1830, Perry, dau. of Wm. and Letitia Taylor James, wife of Patrick Campbell, Jr., and John Couch. Are the two families related? Any info. appreciated.

Bill G. Coomer

1800 E. Key Avenue

Madison, IN 47250



Seek info. on my grandfather, William Richie, b. 2/7/1903, d. 3/24/1964, m. Winnie Combs, b. 2/8/1912, d. 4/24/1977, dau. of Leslie Combs and Serena Napier, both buried in T-Point Cemetery. Who were William's parents? His father may have been Linville Ritchie, Magoffin Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Jeff Richie

138 Kansas Circle

Jacksonville, AR 70076



Seek info. about the Richard B. Stamper/Jane Byrd family, eastern Tenn., son, John Byrd Stamper, b. near Sneedville, Hancock Co., Tenn, 1844. Richard possibly b. in/near Wilkes Co., N. C., ca. 1800. Byrd family believed to have been Iroquois or Cherokee. Who were Richard's parents? Any info. appreciated.

Larry Stamper

4150 Rough Creek Road

London, KY 40744



Seek info. on parents of following people: Nathaniel Hardin, Sr., m. Lucy Dowthard, grandson, John Alfred Hardin, b. 1863, ca. Va.; Thomas Jefferson Poole, Sr., m. 1st, ? Homes/Holmes, m. 2nd, Margaret Katherine Penn; Mary Foster, m. 1st, Dennis Franklin Bailey, m. 2nd, Jody Bohanby, possibly from Henry, Shelby, or Franklin Co., Ky.; Elisha DeWitt, Hardin Co., Ky. to Perry Co., early 1800s, d. 1833, Perry Co.; Edmund Squire Bailey, m. Sarah O'Nan, Franklin or Shelby Co.; and mother of Millie/Mildred Holmes/Homes, dau. of Thomas Jefferson Poole, Sr. Any info. appreciated.

Jean Bailey

1809 Blanca Court

Louisville, KY 40223




Seek photo and info. on following: my g. grandmother, Elizabeth Jane Chandler Wheeler, b. 10/14/1836, dau. of Henry Chandler and Jemima Wheeler, d. 1877; my other g. grandparents: Winfield Scott and Emaline Wheeler Green; John Murray, Sr. and Dorcas Wheeler; Stephen Wheeler and 2nd wife, Jane Gullett; and John Wesley Hensley and Louisa Boggs. My grandfather, James Nelson Hensley, owned a sawmill, Lee City, ca. turn of century. Would like info. on this. Any info. appreciated.

Helen W. Tackett

P. O. Box 433

Kingsville, OH 44048



Seek info. on sites linked to Daniel Boone, Simon Kenton, and their families. I am documenting and photographing these sites for a future booklet. Any info. appreciated.

Larry Helton

4607 Roosevelt Avenue

Middletown, OH 45044



Seek info. on my g. g. g. grandfather, Dr. John C. Rabb., b. ca. 1817, Germany, immigrated with brother, Julius. He was first medical doctor in Elliott Co., Ky., served in Civil War, 10/1861-1862, 5th Ky. D Co. CSA, m. Jane Elliott, b. 1839, Ky., children: Minerva, b. 1859; Amanda S., b. 1861; William, b. 1867, and Mary, b. 1872. Any info. appreciated.

Debbie Cardona

1311 6th Street

Lorain, OH 44052

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Seek info. on Francis Dishon/Dishong, b. ca. 1804, N. C., m. Clara Adams, 1832, Lincoln Co., Ky., served in Civil War, d. Lincoln Co., Ky. Any help appreciated.

James B. Walls

8 Crescent Court

Fort Thomas, KY 41075


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Seek info. on the following names: Thrasher, Reeves, and Robertson (Robinson), Clay Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Blanche Robertson

1846 Stahl Road

Hebron, KY 41048



E. B. Ewing (1868-1937), son of Elijah Ewing and Lucretia Abell, m. 6/7/1887, Dorothy A. Raley (1864-1906), dau. of Frank Raley and Susan Raley, children: Eddie, Benny, Cora, Katie, Clarence, Horace, Annie, Frank, and Ernie. E. B. and Dorothy, known as B. and Dollie, formed St. Augustine Church, Marion Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Joe Ewing

1020 E. Main Street

Danville, KY 40422



Seek info. on a possible Jefferson Co., Ky. Bradley family: John Richard Bradley, m. Catherine McCran, children: Henry, b. 1/10/1861; John Richard, b. 7/6/1857; and Mary Ellen Bradley, b. 7/6/1857; possibly had children named Charles and James. Any info. appreciated.

Janet Bradley

1310 Poplar Flat Road

Bardstown, KY 40004



Seek info. on my g. grandfather, George Wood, came to United States, 1863, from Wales, lived in Ohio Co., Ky., b. 8/30/1837, d. 7/22/1903, McLean Co., Ky., m. Mary Evans, 1865. Any info. appreciated.

Robert Gillim

22027 Koths Street

Taylor, MI 48180



Seek info. on Gilford Pippin, b. ca. 1800, d. 1845-1850, Marshall Co., Ky., living in Livingston Co., Ky., 1820, and Allen Co., Ky., 1820, m. Sarah Moseley, 1827, Maury Co., Tenn. After Gilford's death, Sarah moved family to Johnson Co., Ill. Any info. appreciated.

Joyce Pippins Franklin

12815 Sunset Glen

St. Louis, MO 63127



Seek info. on all Rays, Donathans, McClains, and Wilsons, serving in the American Revolution, Civil, and WWI. Also, when did the Buck Creek School start, and who were some of its students? Any info. appreciated.

David W. Ray

2370 Grace Chapel Road

Enoree, SC 29335



Seek info. on my grandparents, Joseph, d. 1915, buried McQuinn Cemetery, and Armilda Wilson Pugh. Joseph was deacon at Church of Christ, Guage, Breathitt Co., Ky., daughters married into the following families: Day, McDaniel, and Hogston. May have lived in Perry Co. Any info. appreciated. Will share info. and photos.

Charlotte Grigsby

P. O. Box 1477

London, KY 40743




Seek info. on Richard Rigsby, burned to death in forest fire, early 1900s, m. Martha McDaniel, b. 1867, d. 1951. Richard was ca. 44 years of age when he died. Also, seek info. on William Jesse Barnett, b. 1877, d. 1975, son of William and Siberian Angnett Barnett, half-brother of Luster and Nannie Jones. Any info. appreciated.

Carmileta Rigsby Evans

357 Clearfield Hill

Clearfield, KY 40313




Seek info. on Lou Ella Richie (Richey), b. Mt. Sterling, dau. of William Richey, may have moved to S. D., m. David Oliver Hazelrigg, 1/19/1881, d. 1882, son, Benjamin Biggerstaff Hazelrigg, b. Butler Mo., 4/5/1882. Also, any info. on the Hazelriggs, especially David Sorency and Catherine Hughes Hazelrigg, and John Strother Hughes. Any info. appreciated.

Darrell D. Chronister

2400 E. 110th Street

Kansas City, MO 64131


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Seek info. on my g. g. grandmother, Polly Mary Akmon, Ohio, dau. of John Akmon and Sally Murshan. Also, any info. on Jacob Rail (Jake) Neace. Any info. appreciated.

Lucy Begley

5018 W. Caven Street

Indianapolis, IN 46241



Seek info. on Dave and Mary Sergent, London, Ky., sons, Moss; and Chester (my grandfather), m. Flora Profit, sister of George and Leonard, had Bertha, Ada, and Juanita, Ohio. Any info. appreciated.

Sandra Sergent Clark

230 Campbells Branch Road

Ravenna, KY 40472



Seek info. on Hazel Marie Griffith Goodrum (1927-1984), dau. of Robert Lee and Malissie Renfro Griffith (1887-1931), Madison Co., Ky., sister of Thelma, b. 11/5/1923; Lou Dell; and Christine, m. a Johnson, Butler Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Theresa Witt

4031 Horseshoe Trace

Owensboro, KY 42303



Seek info. on my g. grandmother, Mary Abigail Moore, b. 1821, dau. of John C. and Jane Muncy Moore, Russell Co., Va., m. Alexander Alsip, my g. grandfather, 10/17/1841, Whitley Co., Ky., d. 4/29/1883, buried Yates Cemetery, Whitley Co., was parents of Abraham Lincoln Alsip. Any info. appreciated.

Eula M. Deringer

P. O. Box 21

Willisburg, KY 40078



Seek info. on John Henry Bennett and Martha Quigley, Augusta Co., Va., children: Pete, m. Polly ?; George, m. Rachel ?; John Henry; Jack; Nancy; and Ruth. Any info. appreciated.

Georgia B. Bennett

3830 Habersham Drive

Lexington, KY 40517



Seek info. on Algie Hughes, b. ca. 1890-1895, Pulaski or McCreary Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Augustus Tucker

24145 E. Cherry Lane

Goldsboro, MD 21636



Seek info. on Robert Miller, b. ca. 1880-1885, Clayhole, Ky. d. ca. 1912, m. 1/5/1905, Mary Centers. Robert, son of James Miller and Sarah Roberts, dau. of John P. Roberts and Lucinda Noble. James son of John Miller and Tobitha McIntosh. John son of Benjamin Miller and Nancy Holcomb. Robert and Mary's children: Herman, b. 1908; Lillian, b. 1909; and Carrie, b. 1912. Any help appreciated.

Judy Rasey

2492 Hoop Road

Xenia, OH 45385

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Seek info. on Elisha Gifford, Mason Co., m. ca. 1770, Presilla ?, children: Joseph; Timothy; Elisha, m. Anna Jones, 1794; Joshua, m. Elenor Allen. 1797; Elijah; Jonathan, b. 1797, d. 1871, m. 1st, Mary Jefferson, 1821, m. 2nd, Malinda Cracraft, 1839, b. 1817, d. 1894; and Hiram, m. Adeline. Any info. appreciated.

Mary K. Swearingin

2032 Bainum Road

New Richmond, OH 45157

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Seek info. on following: Jessee Anderson, son of Charles Anderson and ___ Moore, b. ca. 1825, Pike Co., Ky., m. 9/10/1845, Pike Co., Ky., Sarah A. Edwards, dau. of John Edwards; and John Anderson, son of Charles Anderson, m. Nancy White, 8/25/1841. Who was the mother of Jessee and John? Any info. appreciated.

Elsie Hudson

P. O. Box 144

Ashcamp, KY 41512



Seek info. on Brashear families, moved from Ky. to Audrain and Monroe Co., Mo. Guy, Cornelius, and Thomas Brashear listed on 1850 census, Audrain Co.; and Paris, listed 1880 census Monroe Co., Mo. Any info. appreciated.

Loretta B. Fisher

11006 N. W. 29th Avenue

Vancouver, WA 98685



Seek info. on John Taylor, Cumberland Co., Ky., 1900, b. ca. 1860, son of Elizabeth. Any info. appreciated.

Paul Taylor

605 Old Stover Road

Monroe, TN 38573



Seek info. on my g. grandfather, Dr. Nevil McClure Garrett, doctor in Frankfort and Broadhead, Ky., served in Spanish-American War, m. Julia Black Garrett, children: Nevil, Jr. and John Winston, who served as sheriff of Broadhead, 1940s and 1950s. Also, seek info. on my grandmother, Reva Percival Garrett and family. Any info. appreciated.

Julia Garrett O'Neil

635 Delwood Drive

Auburn, AL 36830

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Seek info. and photo of my grandpa, Green Henry Centers, b. 11/1882, d. 1908, m. Frances Helton, Valeria, Ky. Any help appreciated.

Jane Goodpaster

RR 1 Box 231

West Liberty, KY 41472



Seek info. on ancestors/descendants of my g. grandfather, Squire Finney, b. 1799, d. 1877, Estill Co., Ky., m. 1st, Nancy Prunty, b. 1801, d. 1850; m. 2nd, my g. grandmother, Serena Swope, b. 1832, d. 1857, son, James Finney; and m. 3rd, Eliza Daniels. Any info. appreciated.

Norma J. Medley

3119 Roosevelt Boulevard

Middletown, OH 45044

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Seek info. on my g. g. g. grandfather, William D. Pitchford, Allen Co., Ky., b. ca. 1780, m. Eliza Hatler, 1809. Also, seek info. on Isabell Duncan, d. Simpson Co., before 1830; and Crew and Carter lines. Any info. appreciated.

Lela M. Reeder

RR 1 Box 99

Wesley, AR 72773



Seek info. on my grandfather, Ace Porter Perry, b. 8/7/1880, d. 4/20/1957, son of Joe Perry and Liza Gaines, m. Pearl Mae Webster, dau. of Ace and Ida Marksberry Webster. Ace Perry's siblings: Lawrence and Arthur Perry, and Mrs. Sam Smith, Carrollton, Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Betty West Brumley

341 Harlan Street

Gratz, KY 40359




Seek info. on John Calvin Overcast, b. 4/1/1876, Colbert Co., Ala., son of William Barton Overcast, b. 5/21/1840, Colbert Co., Ala., son of John William Overcast, d. 1845, m. 2/13/1833, Sarah E. Bain. Also, seek children/descendants of Ethel Mae West, b. 10/1894, Henry Co., Tenn., m. Johnny Traylor, children: Nellie, Hellen Louise, and Mary Eleanor. Any info. appreciated.

Rita Mohundro

3080 Turner Road

Murray, KY 42071



Seek info. on children of Jack and Lettie Shannon Hopkins, McDowell, Ky., Floyd Co.: Blanch, Nora, Gladys, Helen, Etta Rose, and Jack, Jr. These people are my cousins. Any info. appreciated.

Rev. A. J. Hensley

636 Scott Pike

Waddy, KY 40076



Seek info. on Walker Waddle, m. 8/5/1882, Mary Nancy Vaught, children: Jimmy, m. Bannie Russell; Oliver, m. Nannie J. Lay; Charlie, m. Eldora Dick; Richard, m. 1st, Ida Adams, m. 2nd, Lillie Phelps; and Sussanne, m. 1st, William Lay, m. 2nd, Tom Wesley. Any info. appreciated.

Gene Pitman

632 Burns Avenue

Wyoming, OH 45215

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Seek info. on following: George and Martha Roberts Mullins; Green and Susie Anne Mullins Roberts; Jeremiah and Polly Gross Roberts; Andy and Cora Mullins Roberts; Dave and Mary Roberts Miller; Elijah and Martha (full-blooded Cherokee) Hicks Mullins ; and Henry Mullins. Any info. appreciated.

Otillia Hensley

P. O. Box 46

Jackson, KY 41339



Spears Fisher, m. Mollie Fisher, children: Jude Fisher, m. Lois Reed, Harlan Co., had John Reed and Peggy; Lee Davis Fisher; Mack Fisher, m. Cooper Penny, had Mary Gilford, m. H. Tuck Pence, had Thomas Hartman; and Sam Fisher, m. Alice Phillips, had two children. Will share info.

Robert Matheny

412 Englewood Road

Middlesboro, KY 40965



Seek info. on Margaret Bell Faubush, possibly dau. of Tom Faubush, m. Winfield Settle. Also, seek info. on John Milburn and siblings, Laurel Co., Ky., and Wesley Settle, Jackson Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Amos Jones

26 N. Kealing Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46201




Seek info. on Bentley Johnson, son of Samuel and Rachel, m. Charity Herald, Jetts Creek, Ky., son, Alex Herald Johnson, b. Houston, Ky., 1921. Also, info. on Jimmy Johnson cemetery located on the Rose's farm, Breathitt Co., Ky. Any info. appreciated.

Ronald Astor Johnson

6331 Emberwood Road

Dublin, OH 43017

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Seek info. on Elizabeth Penix, m. 1st, John Caudill, had John Preston Caudill; m. 2nd, John Ratliffe. Who were her siblings? Any info. appreciated.

Jessie P. Underwood

4503 Winchester Road

Louisville, KY 40207



Pentecostal Ministers

Seek info. on deceased Pentecostal ministers in Ky: Jessee Riley, Sherman Harris, Thomas Moore, Manuel Tharp, Ulus Philpot, Emanuel Messer, Eldon Jay, Bruce Grisham, Floyd Borders, Opal Blackford, Vester Crossno. Any info. appreciated.

Lloyd Dean

6770 U. S. 60 East

Morehead, KY 40351



Seek info. on parents and siblings of Sarah Adams, b. 9/1/1812, Ky., d. 11/1/1865, Linn Co., Kans., m. 12/30/1828, John Richardson Williams, Franklin Co., Ill., possibly sister of Augustus Adams, b. ca. 1805, Ga. Any info. appreciated.

Sylvia Howerton

RR 2 Box 60C

Haskell, OK 74436



Seek info. on Jesse Norton, b. ca. 1795, d. ca. 1851, m. Mary Polly Ramsey, lived Yancy Co., N. C., 1838, son, William J. Norton, came to Laurel Co., Ky., 1873. Any info. appreciated.

Lena Norton Hayes

2925 Liberty Road

Crab Orchard, KY 40419



Seek info. on Will Rowe, m. Edith Miller, son, Anderson, m. Eva Griffen, Brush Creek, Rockcastle or Laurel Co. Any help appreciated.

Teresa Rowe

P. O. Box 1152

Beattyville, KY 41311



Seek descendants or anyone knowing John B. Powers, m. Louisa Fox, 1870, Menifee Co. Any info. appreciated.

Dorothy Hunter

HC 68 Box 2625

Mariba, KY 40322



Seek names of parents to these Willoughby brothers, Montgomery Co., Ky.: William, b. 1805, m. Millie Benefield; Pleasant Wade, b. 1811, m. Judy Benefield; my g. g. grandfather, Benjamin Franklin, b. 1814, m. Polly Wymore; James, b. 1817, m. Nancy Benefield; and Mahlon, b. 1820, m. Polly Ballard. Any info. appreciated.

Stan Elliott

424 Avondale Avenue

Georgetown, KY 40324



Seek info. on Rowe and Griffen families, Rockcastle or Laurel Co., Ky., especially Anderson Rowe and Eva Griffen Rowe. Any info. appreciated.

Teresa Rowe

P. O. Box 1152

Beattyville, KY 41311



Seek info. on John Morris, b. ca. 1780, Pa., d. 1855, Grant Co., Ky., m. Edy ?, b. ca. 1784, Del. or N. J. Who were their parents? Any info. appreciated.

Christine Stephens

64 Highview Drive

Fort Thomas, KY 41075



Seek info. on my g. g. grandmother, Elizabeth Christian, b. 2/14/1824, d. 1/8/1911, Owsley Co., Ky., m. ca. 1853, William Abner Holcomb, Sr. Any info. appreciated.

Don Poynter, Sr.

510 Chestnut Street

Corbin, KY 40701



Seek info./burial site of my g. grandmother, Buena Vista Pittman McKinney, b. 1868, m. Alex McKinney, 1893, dau. of Ephraim and Mary Pittman. Any info. appreciated.

Florence Taylor

509 Lisa Court

Clarksville, TN 37043