Queries
September 1997

posted by Elsie M. Gibbs, elscrl@fuse.net on Tuesday, September 2, 1997

I am searching for info. on John BARBER -born 1836 in Pulaski Co. Ky.
Charles Barber-born 1806 in S.C.- lived in Buncomb District of Pulaski
Co. Ky. Robert Barber-born abt. 1778 in Ireland, but md. in Lincoln
Co., Ky. to Eliz DAUGHERTY. John md. to (Eulia Malvina Julianna
Avelena SPAW)1855, (she shortened her name to Malvina (Spaw), before
she married 1st. time to Jeremiah RANDOLPH -1850); John also has
records shows he was married to Emily J. (Spaw-White)- Casey Co., Ky.;
John also md. to Sophia (WESLEY)WARREN in 1892 in Pulaski Co., Ky.
Would like info on: Barber-Pulaski Co. & Casey Co., Ky. (1836-1898)
Spaw-Pulaski Co. & Casey Co., Ky. (1806-1899) Wesley-Pulaski Co. &
Casey Co., Ky. (1800-1899) Randolph-Pulaski Co. & Casey Co., Ky.
(1825-1899) Any info would be appreciated, if someone can help me.
Please send replys to: elscrl@fuse.net

posted by Clark Sinclair, sinclair@tenet.edu on Wednesday, September 3, 1997
Researching COLYAR/COLLIER families of Pulaski Co Ky. John
COLYAR/COLLIER b ca 1781 m 1st Marha MINUS 2nd Lydia PURVIS and is
found on the 1850 census of Pulaski Co Ky. Ch: Garnde, Wesley,
Stephen, Samuel, Nathan. John's brother William also appears Pulaski
Co Ky m Lydia NELSON and their brother Alexander who m Catherine
SHERRILL also appears 1840 Pulaski Co Ky census. Would

posted by Elsie M. Gibbs, elscrl@fuse.net on Wednesday, September 3, 1997
Anyone with info on: Melviny BARBER that was a witness in a marriage
on April 5, 1863 for George WESLEY (his parents were Shadrick and
Nancy Wesley) and Jane LANCASTER - Pulaski Co., Ky. Would like to know
what happened to Melviny Barber!! Also would like to know if someone
has info on Charles & Christine (or Catherine) Barber; they both were
born in 1806 - Charles in S.C. and Christine in Va., they were married
in Pulaski Co. in June, 1826. Please send reply to: elscrl@fuse.net
Thanks for anyone, who can help me.

posted by Leona Simonini, leesim@psln.com on Thursday, September 4, 1997
I am trying to find info on William DEBORD b. about 1800 in North
Caroline, d. about 1843, married Emily DARNELL on June 13, 1829 in
Pulaski County, Kentucky. In the 1840 census it lists a William DeBord
in Pulaski County as having three unidentified sons that fit the ages
of Daniel H. b. 1830, Nelson b. 1833 and Jefferson b. 1835. If anyone
has any information on this family I would appreciate hearing from
you. I have info to share. Leona Simonini, leesim@psln.com.

posted by Judith Smiley, jcsmiley@why.net on Saturday, September 6, 1997
I am seeking information on my father's family. His name was Vyron A.
SMILEY.
I am also seeking information on my mother's family. Her name
is Otela Stewart SPRADLIN.

posted by brandon mounce, Partisan28@aol.com on Sunday, September 7, 1997
include greenberry BOBBITT, maurice d bobbitt, robert g mounce, just
wanting to do research on the mounce's can you help? brandon j MOUNCE
,partisan28@aol.com 1617 ml k jr dr copperas cove tx 76522

posted by George M. Warren, 309pm83@bellsouth.net on Monday, September 8, 1997
Elijah WARREN his parents and siblings. I am stumped.

posted by Jackie Taylor Zortman, Bevwyman2@Aol.com on Monday, September 8, 1997
I am interested in exchanging information with anyon about a WILKINSON
family with two daughters named Nancy and Harriet. Nancy married Henry
KIMBLE (from France) and settled in Russell Co., Ky. and Harriet
married Stephen A. LEE and settled on Randolph Street in the town of
Liberty in Casey Co., KY. Harriet was born in 1806 in Virginia and
Nancy was born around 1810-1815 in Casey Co., Ky. This family may have
lived in Barren Co. or Pulaski Co. for a time when the girls were
small. WILKINSON is also often spelled WILKERSON. There may have been
another sister named Elizabeth or that may have been their mother. Do
you know who the parents of these girls were?

posted by Philip A. Norfleet, philn@flash.net on Monday, September 8, 1997
I am trying to find out the names of James Madison NORFLEET (b. 22 Feb
1874, d. 24 Sep 1932) parents and any siblings. He married Eliza Ann
FLINN (b. 24 May 1877, d. 8 Jul 1952) 30 Nov 1898. Any help is greatly
appreciated.

posted by Susan Santoli, coach@iar.net on Tuesday, September 9, 1997
I am looking for information on the parents of Jesse Chappel NEWELL b.
about 1828 in Pulaski or Wayne counties. His father was Landy Newell,
mother unknown. He married Margaret Ann DURHAM in 1849 and they lived
in Somerset by 1850. Jesse had a brother named Hardin and I believe a
sister named Nancy. thanks for any help you can give.

posted by Daniel A. Grooms, rabbit_54@hotmail.com on Friday, September 12, 1997
would like information on families of GROOMS,LAY,EMERSON and related
families living in casey co.and pulaski co. Ky. 1800+ I will answer
all corospondence that I recieve thank you. I do not have an E. ail
add.

posted by Scott Kizzia, SKIZAM@aol.com on Saturday, September 13, 1997
Hi there you hard working under appreciated bunch. I have been led to
believe that my ancesters moved into Pulaski Co. in the late 1700s.
Their names were SANDEFER, John, James, William, Nancy, Samuel and
probably more. The last name was spelled
KIZZIA,KIZZIAH,KEZIA,KEZIAH,CASSIAH or any other strange speeling of
the sound Key-zay-uh. If you can find ANY helpful information for me I
would jump up and down and dance a jig. Thank you for your efforts and
may God Bless You!

posted by Sandra Farney, sfarney@webzone.net on Sunday, September 14, 1997
Researching the KISSEE surname, with my grandfather Henry Abraham
KISSEE born abt 1873 and his ancestors coming from Ky., Pulaski Co.
Many family members moved onto Indiana, Missouri and Oklahoma.

posted by Marvin Holdman, marvin@arc,net on Sunday, September 14, 1997
Am looking for info on Thomas E. VANHOOZER d.5/7/73. Husband to Vada
VANHOOZER.

posted by John Flora, ProFamHistServ@bigfoot.com on Monday, September 15, 1997
I'm looking for the parents of John Fife Marion STEWART. He was born
13 December 1833 in Pulaski Co., KY. He served in the Civil War with
an Indiana infantry regiment. He married twice, first to Amanda J.
THOMPSON on 6 December 1866, then to Mary Helen (Helena) VAUGHT on 8
February 1874, both in Pulaski Co. He died in Pulaski Co. on 22
December 1909 and was buried in the Old Carson Cemetery.

posted by Sharon, snpsholes@urs2.net on Monday, September 15, 1997
I am looking for an Andrew J. PARNELL, possibly born in Indiana, lived
in the Adair County and surrounding counties from 1850 until his
death. My cousin and I recently went to Adair and found Civil war
records for a neighbors application for Widow Pension wherein he was a
witness to her needs. We believe he was married to a Martha CAMP. We
know his children were Henry G., Andrew J., David, Margaret, Zephora,
James, and possibly an Issac. Andrew's Parents were John and Candice
PARNELL. Candice was approximately 101 years old when she died in
1907and is buried at Morris Chapel Cemetary. We believe that John was
buried in Casey County. All of the boys either died in the Civil War
or moved to Illinois. Their daughter Margaret married a COOMER, took
care of Candice in her old age, and inherited a majority of Candices
estate. Civil War Records indicate that Andrew and Martha may have
lived in Paulaski County about 1861. He may have also lived in Wayne
County at some point. He doesn't show up on the 1870 Census, but he
returns to Adair again on the 1880 Census. Please don't confuse this
Andrew with his nephew who had the same name who died in 1925, and is
buried in the Parnell Family Cemetary in Adair. Any information
regarding Andrew and his brothers and sisters would be greatly
appreciated.

posted by istm istm, lstm@metrolink.net on Tuesday, September 16, 1997
seek info on family of John W Grammer b1828,mar sarah LITTRAL, Lived
c1850 Mill Springs, Wayne or Pulaske co KY. by 1856 had moved to
Missouri. .

posted by Don Miller, DMiller311@aol.com on Tuesday, September 16, 1997
I am serching for NEALS, GRIFFINS, and BRUMMETTS from Wayne, or
Pulaski County Kentucky. I believe that they are from the Shear Valley
in southern Wayne County.

posted by sheligh Lester Ketron, milynda@hotmail.com on Tuesday, September 16, 1997
LESTER, Burgess-Looking for information about my family and
Bio.Father. I was adopted.He died in Oct.1974 in Pikeville,Ky.Born
sept.5,1893 I know that I have Relatives in That area. If you know
anything, Contact me please.Could also have links to the Justice
Family.Bio mother lives in Grundy,Va I live in Richlands,Va. Thanks.
Great grandmother was a black woman and would like to find that family
too. I was named after her.

posted by Dale Price, price.family@wcnet.org on Friday, September 19, 1997
I am looking for information on the PRICE, KEITH and WRIGHT families
of Sterns Ky. John Wright was superintendent of mining for the Sterns
Coal Co. The rest of my family worked there. Others in my family are:
Christian PRIEBER, Chief DOUBLEHEAD, Princess CORNBLOSSOM, Jacob "Big
Jake" Troxel, James VAUGHN, Hiram ABBOTT, Jesse HUFF, William KEITH,
Rev. John KEITH, Polly ALLEN, Mary Polly ANDERSON, and John Earl
PRICE. The Keiths and Wrights have family cemeteries in Sterns. Any
information, names, dates, legends would be appreciated.

posted by Bob Lippert, BoRoLipprt@aol.com on Saturday, September 20, 1997
Researching the family of Charles W. COWAN.Lived in Pulaski co KY
about 1860 or 70. Any information greatly appreciated.

posted by Jackye, jklight@pld.com on Saturday, September 20, 1997
William Clarence LIGHT from Pulaski County left his home at the turn
of the century to settle land in Southwest Kansas, where his
descendant are many. He later returned to get his bride Zula TARTER.
William Clarence's father was William Jasper LIGHT. Are any of you
familiar with the LIGHT surname?

posted by Traci Spears, tlspears1@aol.com on Sunday, September 21, 1997
Need additional info on William L. BURTON and Mary Ann MCDANIELS:
William L. BURTON b: January 08, 1850 Wayne County, KY d: May 27, 1935
+Mary Ann MCDANIELS b: January 07, 1853 Wayne County, KY d: July 1916
........ 2 Ada Ellen BURTON b: April 17, 1874 KY d: September 19, 1916
............+John James SPEARS b: September 1872 KY m: Abt. 1885 d:
November 12, 1924 ........ 2 Vie Burton b: May 11, 1878 d: May 17,
1937 ............+? Holt ........ 2 Elmer Burton b: May 07, 1882 Wayne
County, KY d: May 07, 1959 Pulaski County, KY ............+Laura A.
Smith b: September 26, 1885 Whitley County, KY m: August 21, 1904
Pulaski County, KY d: June 09, 1972 Pulaski County, KY ........ 2 Lona
Blevins Burton b: August 06, 1891 d: October 08, 1984 ............+J.
Shadrach b: May 05, 1892 d: March 03, 1963 ........ 2 Ermine Burton b:
December 29, 1894 d: June 30, 1982 ............+Millard Wesley b:
March 03, 1889 d: September 09, 1929 ........ 2 John Burton b: Unknown

posted by Lil Ostendorf, leostendo@aol.com on Monday, September 22, 1997
Looking for the following family from Pulaski County, Kentucky,
possibly from England via Virginia to Kentucky: Father: Roscoe Pierce
TAYLOR, Mother: Angie (MAYFIELD). Eight children, Hestel Peirce,
2/9/1900; Lilliard Frances, 12/27/1901; Smith Tye, 5/118/1903 or 1904;
Claude Cecil, 11/29/1906; Lloyd Thomas, 2/11/1908 or 1909; Clyde
Elliot, 1911; Kyle Mayfield, 1913; Roscoe paul, 1916. Would appreciate
any information.

posted by Allison, smaps@midrivers.com on Monday, September 22, 1997
I am researching the THOMAS, TURNER, LAWSON, LUTTRELL, and MAYFIELD
families in the following counties: Lincoln, Casey, Russell, Pulaski,
Adair, and Garrard. Snail mail = Box 1176 Baker, MT 59313

posted by Betty J. Cooper, xxxy80b@prodigy.com on Tuesday, September 23, 1997
REYNOLDS. Mary "Polly" REYNOLDS born abt 1785 in N.C. Married Dawson
SEWELL
, Jr. 27 April 1812 Pulaski Co., Ky. Seeking information on her
parents - father, Harvey Reynolds.

posted by Zabette Elam, elams@nemonet.com on Wednesday, September 24, 1997
Family of Godfrey ELAM (Rev. Soldier) and son James ELAM: James Elam
married Henrietta GRUBB of Franklin Co., VA. Her brother Alfred GRUBB
and families moved to Pike Co., Illinois. They were in Pulaski Co., KY
in the 1820's. Any information welcome. We have alot of information on
the ELAM family.

posted by Steve Hunt, SHunt6@Juno.com on Wednesday, September 24, 1997
John HUNT Sn. married Rhoda CHANEY in Pulaski Co. Ky. in 1804. Trying
to Find where he came from. I beleive he had grown children with him
when he came there. Hope to find a Link Between him And a Abraham Hunt
in Wayne Co. But cannot prove.Thank you.

posted by Mary Ann Fulcher, mafulcher@muhlon.com on Wednesday, September 24, 1997
FULCHER - I'm searching for the parents of James Fulcher. I've seen
FULCHER'S in the vital statistic in Pulaski County, Ky. I hope to find
some answers in our line. James FULCHER was born in Tenn. in 1848/9
later finding his way to Butler County, Ky., where he married Martha
Ann STRONG Lockridge in 1874. There were two sons William Fulcher
(adp) who married Luvina Frances BELCHER in 1892 in Butler County,
Ky., and Ed Fulcher who married Effie Jones in 1902 in Butler County,
Ky. Effie died and Ed Fulcher married Vessie PENDLEY in 1909. William
Fulcher and his family came to Muhlenberg County, Ky. in the early
1920's. Ed Fulcher took his family to Simpson County, Ky. in the early
1920's. I can't find any information on sisters or brothers, any
family member would help in my search. Thank You

posted by Diane Woolsey Raine, rainedw@aol.com on Thursday, September 25, 1997
RE: Surname WOOLSEY ANY information on the surname WOOLSEY would be
greatly appreciated. I am very interested in John D. WOOLSEY, I
believe him to be my gggrandfather possibly born in Pulaski County
around 1815 and passed on 3/15/1867 in Texas County, Missouri. I
believe he may be the cousin or brother of James Henry WOOLSEY born
3/20/1823 in Pulaski County, and passed on 10/28/1892 in Dent County,
Missouri. James Henry WOOLSEY is the son of Richard WOOLSEY born
6/6/1776 in Virginia and passed on 7/30/1852 in Phelps County,
Missouri. Richard WOOLSEY m. Polly LOVEALE born 10/1/1777 and passed
on 10/29/1857 in Phelps County, Missouri. James Henry WOOLSEY m.
Barbara Ann WALLS and they had 11 children. If you have any
information on the WOOLSEYs, please email me. I will gladly share what
I have in a Gedcom file. Thank you.

posted by Robert J Nicholas, RJNICK@aol.com on Friday, September 26, 1997
Cumberland CO,KY Am researching the following Cumberland co Names
NICHOLAS,COOPER,WRIGHT,SPURLOCK,PARTON,PARTIN,DAVIS,PIERCE James
NICHOLAS
b 1750 w Rachal COOPER also the following:
George,Francis,William,John NICHOLAS, These familys also may have had
land grants for the following KY Co: Wayne,Pulaski,Green,Lincoln, the
NICHOLAS family most likly came from VA,PA,NC.in the early 1700s I
have lots of information which I will gladly share. Thank you for any
help

posted by Jo Nell Freytag Davis, newby@bellsouth.net on Saturday, September 27, 1997
NEWBY,WRIGHT, WISE. WISEMANN. SUMMERSHINE.TARTER, need info on william
bill Newby b 1898 d 1965 somerset ky wife pearl wright 1901/1995.
father joseph newby 1871 1935 wire lillie bell tarter . joseph mother
a summershine ? pearl wright father wiley wright mother lillyn wise .
lillyn parents andrew wise pearl was born in puliski co ky and
probably some of the others. my snailmail is 2434 trace ave orlando
fla 32809 fax 407 438 4985 thanks jo davis

posted by Cathy Babbs, cbabbs@worthlink.net on Saturday, September 27, 1997
Would like info on David RICHARDSON b. 1781 in Lincoln, KY who married
Elizabeth SMITH in Pulaski County. They had a daughter, Jane
Richardson b. 1804 in Pulaski County who married William ORCHARD, born
1801, Madison County, KY. They were married in Madison Co., KY in 1826

posted by Ken ADAMS, mario9470@aol.com on Sunday, September 28, 1997
Looking for information on Zachariah ADAMS,WilkesCoNC,Pulas.CoKY abt
1800(wife Jane CLONCH) who had son John (m. Eliz CLEMMONS). Trying to
prove this John was father of my William ADAMS(1817-1899)(m. Sarah
WARREN,Minerva J FONLERAN) of LaurelCoKY. Zach ADAMS had
brothers(Moses, Charles) who moved to LetcherCo in the "Adams Colony".
Any leads greatly appreciated..Ken ADAMS, 1332 Park Glen Rd,
Knoxville, TN 37919

posted by Calvin Ingram, cingram@inficad.com on Monday, September 29, 1997
Does anyone have any more information on the family listed below.
Taylor family bible records of Pulaski County, Kentucky mention all 4
of William Warren and Ann's children.a There is no Ann mentioned in
the bible record.a There is a James Taylor, who is mentioned in
William Warren's will, probated February, 1816 in Person County, North
Carolina. Did James Taylor marry one of William Warren's daughter?
Thanks, Cal aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Descendants of William Warren 1. William
WARREN (John, William, John R.) was born Abt. 1747, and died 1816 in
Person County, North Carolina. He married ANN. Children of William
WARREN and Ann are: i. Starling WARREN, b. 17 October 1775. ii.
Vincent WARREN, b. 04 April 1778; d. August 1816, Person County, North
Carolina. iii. Nancy WARREN, b. 11 February 1780. iv. Leah WARREN, b.
30 December 1788. Endnotes 1. William Warren, Will of William Warren,
(Prepared 22 April 1802), Person County Probate Court Records,
Probated February, 1816, Person County, North Carolina. Wife, Ann,
Sons Starling, Vincent, Daughters Nancy and Leah named in will. 2. The
TAYLOR family, Family Bible Records of William Tarlton Taylor &
Elizabeth HAMPTON, (Taylor Family Bible), Starling, Vincent, Leah, and
Nancy Warren mentioned in Bible records, with Birth dates.

posted by Kim Park, Briarwood6@aol.com on Monday, September 29, 1997
Looking for information on my gr.gr. grandfather Robert RILEY (b. abt.
1869) married to Margaret (SAWYER, SALYER???). I did obtain her death
certificate and it stated she was born in Breathitt Co. It was
suggested to me that he was born there too. They moved around alot in
Perry, Harlan and Pulaski Counties . They showed up in the 1910 Perry
County census. They had six children that I know of: George, Lyddia,
Jerry, Nancy, Lilly and Rose (my gr. grandmother). If anyone see's a
connection or knows something of this family please contact me.
Thanks!!!

posted by Faye Cram, ashley@ccrtc.com on Tuesday, September 30, 1997
I am searching for my grtgrandparents,who I believe was from Wayne Co.
His names was Calvin WOODS { WOOD, not sure} I think his wife may have
been Ferlie Jane BURTON. They had one child Florence Jane born about
1884.Her mother died when she was about three weeks old and she was
raised by her mothers sister Emily Burton Wesley. I think she may have
been raised in Pulaski or Casey Co. Florence Jane was my grandmother,
she married Robin Goss WARREN. I would like to find out when Calvin
and wife married and where they might be buried,death dates ect. I
will appreciate any information that any one would share. Even if you
just have a little bit of info it would give me a start. Thank you so
very much for your time. you may email me at ashley@ccrtc.com

posted by Nancy s. Lloyd, vwbug@texas.net on Tuesday, September 30, 1997
STROXTILE Rufus b.17/Jl/1873 in Pulaski Co. On marriaage record of
8/10/1897 gave Wayne County his place of residence. His parents were
Wm and Nancy MACKLIN Stroxtile. If anyone has any more information on
his brothers and sisters,and the dates that they lived there. I d
certainly appreciated it. Some of his sisters were Bertha, Nancy and a
Jane Stroxtile. I don't have any idea who they married. Any
inforamtion would certainly be appreciated. Nancy.

 

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