Floyd County Brick Wall Queries

 Anyone who reads these queries, and can help someone, please do! <g> "What comes around, goes around!"

Please Note: IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A LIVING PERSON, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE "BRICK WALL"! Instead, please join the Floyd County Mailing List and ask there. Also, having a valid email address makes it much easier for folks to get in touch!

When you compose your Brick Wall query, please make sure you include the family connection to Floyd Co. Queries sent without this connection will not be posted. I apologize for this but I am receiving many queries with no obvious connection to the county. If you are not sure where in KY your ancestor was from, you can post a query here; http://theusgenweb.org/ky/unknown ... Thanks

Send your Brick Wall queries to: kysearcher@gmail.com


Posted 05/08/17

Surname: Hall and related families DNA help

My name is Daniel R. Lewis and I am researching Floyd county roots through the Hall and related families. My DNA results show me and my brother my Dad's sister and a cousin to be a mixed up bunch. European, Native and African. I have Jewish DNA and was wondering if someone could help me understand what all of that means. Thank you for any help you can be. Daniel Lewis danraylewis@hotmail.com

Posted 05/08/14

Surname: Floyd

I am the daughter of Donald Lee Floyd and we are trying to determine if our ancestor, Augustus G Floyd born Aug 22nd 1883 in Ohio, is a descendent of James John Floyd, the individual that Floyd county was named after? Any help would be very appreciated, Dr Angela Kay (Floyd) Marino, drangelamarino@icloud.com

Posted 03/03/14

Surname: Cecil

I am looking for a news article about two boys finding a skeleton of a woman and child in a cave in the area of Harold, Floyd County, during the mid 1950's. One of the boys name was Mike (Mack) Cecil. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Willie Sturgill  v7751s@aol.com

Posted 10/07/13

Surname: Hall

My Father's name was Merle Eugene Hall, born May 29 1921, probably in Floyd Co. His Mother's name was Maud Ramey Hall. I am looking for his Father's name and more information about his family; siblings etc. Any help would be very appreciated! Thank you, Phillip Crawford pcrawford@lyntegar.com

Posted 08/18/13

Surname: George

We're looking for some dates for the following ancestor who was listed in the 1870 US Federal Census as:  Robert M. George, Age: 45, Estimated Birth Year:  1824, Birthplace: Kentucky, Home in 1870: Precinct 8, Floyd, Kentucky, Post Office: Prestonsburg.  I cannot pin down his birth date, estimated as 1824, or his death, approximately 1896.  His parents were Robert Moody George and Martha Patsy Porter.  There are land deeds listed for him from Floyd County.  Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks, Connie George Powell, powellcl@att.net

Posted 01/31/13

Surname: Wallen

I'm looking for the burial place of Robert Wallen in 1899 or so. His wife is in the 1900 Floyd Co. Census in Allen remarried to Breckinridge Bentley. In the 1880 census, Robert is 15, living in Allen with his father and step mother, Baxter and Lydia Wallen. He married Sallie Hughes and their children were Lee and Bertha. Lee married Elizabeth Hoover and Bertha married Lilley Smith. When Robert died, Sallie married Breckinridge Bentley, lived in Allen for a while, then moved to Stone Coal, in Garrett. I know all the family below Robert and most of the above, but having a hard time finding his burial place. Any help would be appreciated! Tabitha Wallen, tabitha_wallen@hotmail.com