October 1997


posted by Phyllis Woolsey Ferguson, LILY0755@aol.com on Wednesday, October 1, 1997
WOOLSEY: I am looking for any and all information re: John D. WOOLSEY
born around 1815 in Pulaski Co., KY Any information about his parents,
siblings, birthplace, birthdate, marriage, etc. would be most
gratefully appreciated. Also, may have had a brother, James Henry
WOOLSEY. Or, any information on Richard WOOLSEY, b.1776 VA, d.
07/30/1852 in Phelps, Co., MO would be most helpful.

posted by Helen Lewis, HelenL9748@aol.com on Wednesday, October 1, 1997
Seeking information on CUNDIFF; BUCHANAN, & MAYFIELD Families of
Pulaski Co., KY. Mrs. Rebecca Cundiff was b. ca. 1805, VA, and had
daughter, Emily J., b. ca. 1830, KY; and son, Pleasant J., b. ca.
1834, Owen co., Ind. Husband apparently deceased by 1840. Somehow
related was Dianna CUNDIFF b. ca. 1805, VA, possibly also a widow?
They were related someway to Pleasant Mayfield and wife, Jane D.
(BUCHANAN) b. 1800 Va, who married in Pulaski co., KY in 1821; and
also moved to Owen Co., Ind. Need to identify George W. and Elizabeth
Cundiff; and John and Ann Cundiff. Any clue welcome no matter how
small. HelenL9749@aol.com .

posted by Charles H. Williams, Ph.D., charlesh@flash.net on Saturday, October 4, 1997
I am looking for information on James E. DANIEL who md. Rebecca in KY.
His brother may have been Terrance DANIEL of Knox & Pulaski Co., KY.
Terrance had a dau. Susanna who md John LEWIS abt 1790.

posted by Gary K. Hargis., GKHargis@aol.com on Saturday, October 4, 1997
Need the parents and birthdate of William HARGIS who was born about
1777 in VA or KY, married Rachel MEECE 16 Jan 1804 in Pulaski Co. KY,
and died in May 1860 in Pulaski Co. KY.

posted by harold davis, alex@shelbynet.net on Monday, October 6, 1997
looking for any information on the following families in russell,
pulaski counties DAVIS,William Malcom King DAVIS, Willaim davis,silas
WOOLDRIDGE, joseph wooldridge,joseph albert wooldridge,joseph FRANCES
any info i will email back particulars.

posted by David A. Farmer, DavidFarmer@msn.com on Monday, October 6, 1997
Seeking any and all information on Henry S. FARMER who appears in the
early Pulaksi Co., Census of the 1800's and died in Pulaski Co. in
1840. I believe that he was related to Joseph FARMER who also appears
in the eary 19th century Census.

posted by Ann Slaven Brotzge, cbrotzge@bullitt.net on Tuesday, October 7, 1997
I am researching the following names in Wayne Co.,Ky. SLAVEN, EATON,
All families are
located in Wayne Co.,Ky. Some later moved to Whitley,Pulaski,
McCreary, and some show up in Fentress, Scott, Campbell Co.,Tn. Also
some in Bartow Co.,Ga Would appreciate hearing from anyone on any of
these families. Thanks for any input from anyone. Ann.

posted by Larry Johnson, Kbj2001@worldnet.att.net on Tuesday, October 7, 1997
I am looking for information on Delila WILSON born may 9, 1818 in
Pulaski County. She married Isaac JOHNSON. Thanks

posted by Ron Gilliland, gillronn@erinet.com on Wednesday, October 8, 1997
Seeking information on William GILLILAND b.KY.in 1805, d.Pulaski
County in 1876. Particularly looking for anything that would put
William in Indiana prior to 1829! Believe William to be s/o Thomas
Gilliland & Priscilla HUFF of Hardin County, KY. Ron Gilliland

posted by Helen Lewis, HelenL9748@aol.com on Thursday, October 9, 1997
Seeking any information on the CUNDIFF family who moved from VA to
Hardin Co., KY. Especially interested in family of John Henry (b. 14
Jan. 1757, Bedford, VA) & Sarah (AYRES) CUNDIFF. He died in Hardin
Co., in 1837. Had 7 children, James; Richard; John; Pleasant A.; Sarah
(m. Christopher CUNDIFF, a cousin); Nancy; Polly. Have much to
exchange. Note that there were other lines of the family in Pulaski,
Bullitt, and possibly Adair cos., KY. HelenL9748@aol.com

posted by Daniel A. Grooms, rabbit_54@hotmail.com on Saturday, October 11, 1997
I am doing resesarch on the GROOMS line , from Tenn. then into
Kentucky casey co. A Rev.Thomas Shelton Grooms married a Hester Ann
LAY in Casey co, and are both buried in Shady Grove Cem near Liberty.
What I would like is any one who would have information as to the
parents of Thomas Grooms are asked to contact me at my e_mail add.
Thank You. I am also working on the lines of EMMERSONS including
William Columbus ,Lay and Miller lines. any help thank You ?

posted by David A. Farmer, DavidFarmer@msn.com on Sunday, October 12, 1997
Seeking any and all information on James RICHARDSON and any families
names RICHARDSON living in Pulaski Co. around 1840. Attempting to
connect James Richardson to Juriah R. FARMER in 1840 beliving her to
be a daughter or other relation to James Richardson.

posted by Bill A. Bertrand, bertrand@netins.net on Sunday, October 12, 1997
I am searching for information on a Joseph PRICE who wed Catherine
PHELPS December 20, 1825. I believe Joseph and Catherine were parents
of Peter (1826), Vincent (1828), William W. (1829), Nancy (1832),
Margaret (1834), Lavinia (1836), Katharine (1838), Lorenzo Dow (1842),
Joshua T. (1844), and Sarah F. (1846). I am trying to find out what
happened to the family after 1850, and establish if Joseph was the son
of Peter PRICE, censused in 1810 in Pulaski County.

posted by Allison Patterson, rae@qni.com on Monday, October 13, 1997
I am seeking information on the parents and families of James STACY
b.1806 and his wife Margaret (Peggy) COOPER bc1813. Both were born in
Pulaski Co., KY and married there in 1831.

posted by Don McCoy, DMCCOY6331@AOL.COM on Monday, October 13, 1997
I am looking for the parents of Daniel MCCOY , b. 1828 (in Pulaski
County) and he married a Clarissa VANDERPOOL .and information on
Clarissa. Also any information on their children, Aleander, b. 1850
and John, b. 3/20/1853.

posted by Arlene Hansen, ah18@cornell.edu on Tuesday, October 14, 1997
I am looking for any information on a Talitha Cecile GREENE (b.
2/2/1879) who married James Henderson BOBBITT in Pulaski County on

posted by Arlene Hansen, ah18@cornell.edu on Tuesday, October 14, 1997
Looking for information on the ancestors of Alice jane MCHARGUE b.
4/4/1856 in Laurel County. She married William Levi BOBBITT in Pulaski
County on 8/29/1872. They had children: Cora, Stella, Nancy T., James
H., John H., and George William. Alice Jane died 1/23/1937, and was
buried in the Bobbitt Cemetery in Somerset KY.

posted by Arlene Hansen, ah18@cornell.edu on Tuesday, October 14, 1997
Looking for information on ancestors of Jane HUBBLE b. 9/16/1822 in
Pulaski County. She married James Levi BOBBITT on 12/28/1841 in
Pulaski County, and died on 8/3/1892 also in Pulaski County. I believe
her parents were William and Nancy Hubble from Maryland. Jane and
James Levi had children: William Levi, John Bruce, Mary, Nancy,
Susanna, Deniza Margaret, Rebecca J., and Sarah H.

posted by Effie Taylor, ebtaylor@hotmail.com on Thursday, October 16, 1997
I am looking for information on Robert TODD b.1790 - 1796 in
Washington Co . VIrginia. Don't know at this point who his wife was
but its listed as her being born in Indiana. In 1860 Robert was 70
years old according to Fed. census and was living with grand daughtaer
Jane Todd CLONCH daughter of Elijah Todd. Listed him as being born in
Virginia. Robert TODD was a brother to Anderson Todd, Henry TOdd and
Thomas Todd all borned in Va. Possibly Brother to Andrew Todd, William
Todd, Richard Todd. Thomas later moved to Illinois about 1851. Andrew
Todd died in 1876 in Pulaski Co. and was listed 75 yrs old. Parents
were William and Elizabeth Todd could be parents of Robert Todd also.
I am also looking for information on his sonSilas Todd born in Indiana
1822 - 1824 . He married Sarah DOUGLAS from Pulaski co. Ky on
8-9-1843. Silas served in the Civil War. He signed up at Camp CLio in
KY. and he became a part of Co. B 12th KY. Vol. Regiment Inf. He was
under the command of Captain Joseph Owen. This outfir in Oct. 1862
became part of the Army of Ohio's 1st Brigade at Perryville. Silas
Todd died around 1871 can only find at this point of 1 broathaer
Elijah also born in Ind. and Phebe A. Todd who married in Lincoln CO.
If anyone has any information on this I would greatly appreciate it.
Thanks ebtaylor@hotmail.com

posted by Kenny Kent, KermitKent@juno.com on Thursday, October 16, 1997
I am looking for James ACTON, Sr. James Acton, Sr., had two sons.
James Jr., and John. John was my ggg-grandfather. The Acton's and
LACY'S intermarried frequently. They moved to Jackson County, IN cira
1820-1830. I have lost the trail in Rockcastle Co, KY in 1800. Any
help would be appreciated.

posted by Bill C. Taylor, BTAYLOR@MAIL.STATE.KY.US on Friday, October 17, 1997
Looking For Parents Of My Ggg Gpa, George TAYLOR Born In Ky.In
(Lincoln/Pulaski,Mercer/Boyle,Washington/Marion)Circa 1802/4,Living On
Little South Rolling Fork Of North Rolling Fork In Casey Co. Ky. In
1823 Tax Rolls. Married Jane Anne PORTER 1/24/1824 In Casey Co.(Dau.
Of Samuel Porter Sr. Of Casey Co) And Had 7 Kids., Ellen,
Samuel,John,Sarah Jane,Eson,William M.,And Mary Francis. Father Of
George Could Be A John Taylor ? George Could Be Named After His
Grandpa. George Is One Of 3 Brothers From Virginia. George'S Mother
Could Be Of Indian Descent. George Died In 1847/48 As A Mexican War
Prisioner. Any Help Appreciated And Reciprocated. Have Info On 7
Taylor Lines In Central Ky. Bill Taylor,3826 Dogwood Rd Floyd Knobs,
In. 47119 (812) 923-3742 Or Mattnmiket@Aol.Com Really Appreciate The
Kygenweb Site, Keep Up Good Work.

posted by James/Bonnie Lewis, jblewis@gulfsurf.infi.net on Sunday, October 19, 1997
I am interested in any information on the GRIFFIS surname in McCreary
and Pulaski County, KY. My relatives are: Grandfather: Ruben Gossett
Griffis, aka Luther G. Griffis, b 16 Oct 1892, Pulaski Co., KY (one of
8 children), who died 7 Aug 1926, McCreary Co., probably killed by a
Dept. of Revenue officer. Ruben's Stepfather: J. F. Griffis, b. 17 Feb
1872, Pulaski Co., KY; d. 9 Jan 1942, McCreary Co, married Ruben's
Mother: Nancy, possibly "Nannie," b. 5 Dec 1860, in TN; d. 24 Dec
1934, McCreary Co., about 1896. All are buried in the Keith Cemetery
in McCreary Co. What was Nancy's married name when Ruben (& other
children) was born? What was her maiden name? Could she have been
related to the GOSSETT family?

posted by Richard Brooks, rbrooksa@pacifier.com on Friday, October 31, 1997
DODSON, Fortunatus, b. ca 1771 VA and d. 1864 in TN. In 1798, 200
acres were surveyed for "F" Dodson on Sinking Creek in Lincoln Co.
Shortly after this area became a part of Pulaski Co. In 1807
Forutnatus and his wife Frances (HANKS) sold 100 acres to John
FITZGERALD. They moved to Maury Co., TN in 1807-8 Any information or
insights greatly appreciated!

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