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Mary Alice Dell
HUSTON - Looking for information on Preston HUSTON who was listed in 1830 Pike Co. KY census. I believe he may have been father of Mary (Polly) HUSTON who married Isaac POTTER in Perry Co. in 1827. Mary was born 1808 in VA, so Preston may have been born there. Elizabeth HUSTON, dau of Preston and Hanner married Aaron HARLESS 20 Jul 1830 in Pike Co. Preston was dead by 1836 when Malinda HUSTON married William RATLIFF 8 Sep 1836 with consent of guardian Wm. WEDDINGTON. Weddington also signed consent for marriage of James HUSTON to Sarah SWORD, Sep 7, 1841 as guardian. Anyone out there researching this Huston family?


Sharon Rowe Sat, 01 Feb 1997 13:57:54
ROWE- Hi, I am looking for information on James ROWE, in Pike Co., KY about 1820. James Rowe is the father of Solomon ROWE, who lived in Pike Co., KY most of his life and is buried in the Annie Young Cemetery. James ROWE lived in Giles Co., KY before moving to Pike Co., KY. He was on the tax list for 1812, along with his son's. The ROWE family seemed to have travelled with the PLYMALE/PLIMEL family and two of James ROWE son's married Plymale daughter's, Joseph ROWE b. 1790, married Elizabeth Plymale and Thomas ROWE married Theodosia Plymale. Thanks for any help, Sharon Rowe.


Peggy C Gilles Sat, 1 Feb 1997 00:51:04
ANDERSON & JOHNSON - I am researching a lot of Pike County ancestors. Susanah Anderson m.Martin Johnson on November 26,1843. Any help with these ancestors would be appreciated. I also have other Pike County ancestors that I would gladly share.Thanks, Peggy


Peggy C Gilles Sat, 1 Feb 1997 00:51:04
AUSTIN & RAMSEY - I am researching a lot of Pike County ancestors. Emiline Austin m. John W. Ramsey. Any help with these ancestors would be appreciated. I also have other Pike County ancestors that I would gladly share.Thanks, Peggy


Peggy C Gilles Sat, 1 Feb 1997 00:51:04
BLACHBURN & RAMSEY - I am researching a lot of Pike County ancestors. George Blackburn m. Hila Jane Ramsey. Any help with these ancestors would be appreciated. I also have other Pike County ancestors that I would gladly share.Thanks, Peggy


Peggy C Gilles Sat, 1 Feb 1997 00:51:04
LAYNE & BISHOP - I am researching a lot of Pike County ancestors. Marium Layne m. Gem Bishop. Any help with these ancestors would be appreciated. I also have other Pike County ancestors that I would gladly share.Thanks, Peggy


Peggy C Gilles Sat, 1 Feb 1997 00:51:04
CHAMBERS - I am researching a lot of Pike County ancestors. Edward Chambers Daughter Delilah. Any help with these ancestors would be appreciated. I also have other Pike County ancestors that I would gladly share.Thanks, Peggy


Peggy C Gilles Sat, 1 Feb 1997 00:51:04
HAMILTON & TACKETT - I am researching a lot of Pike County ancestors. Elizabeth Hamilton m. Tapley Tackett on January 23,1845. Any help with these ancestors would be appreciated. I also have other Pike County ancestors that I would gladly share. Thanks, Peggy


Peggy C Gilles Sat, 1 Feb 1997 00:51:04
HELVEY & McCOY - I am researching a lot of Pike County ancestors. Julia Ellen Helvey m. Jasper McCoy. Any help with these ancestors would be appreciated. I also have other Pike County ancestors that I would gladly share. Thanks, Peggy


Peggy C Gilles Sat, 1 Feb 1997 00:51:04
I am researching a lot of Pike County ancestors. Nathan Thomas Hopkins m. Nancy Johnson. Any help with these ancestors would be appreciated. I also have other Pike County ancestors that I would gladly share. Thanks, Peggy


Peggy C Gilles Sat, 1 Feb 1997 00:51:04
HOPKINS & PHILLIPS - I am researching a lot of Pike County ancestors. William Riley Hopkins m Rosanah Phillips. Any help with these ancestors would be appreciated. I also have other Pike County ancestors that I would gladly share. Thanks, Peggy


Peggy C Gilles Sat, 1 Feb 1997 00:51:04
RATLIFF - I am researching a lot of Pike County ancestors. Floria Ratliff Daughter Rebecca Ratliff. Any help with these ancestors would be appreciated. I also have other Pike County ancestors that I would gladly share. Thanks, Peggy


JoAnn Bradford Garrett Sun, 2 Feb 1997 20:13:41
I'm looking for information on Elizabeth "Betsy" Sturgill born 5 March, 1823 in Wise County. She married John Martin Webb snd moved to Lawrence County, Kentucky and died there Dec. 1922, I would like to find who her parents were and if she had brothers and sisters. She is the mother of my grandmother, Margaret Graham Bradford who was born 13 July, 1874 and died in 1981 in Arkansas. Thank, JoAnn Bradford Garrett, Lowell, AR


Brenda Wright Jackson Sat, 01 Feb 1997 23:56:11
My name is Brenda Wright Jackson. My father's is from Wise county and I am looking for obituaries for his father, Walter Price Wright, he died on October 31, 1938-1940. Not really sure of the year, the date is correct. Also am looking for his grandfather's obituary. His name was Orbin Willie Wright, he was a brakeman for the Railroad in Big Stone Gap. He died about April of 1912. He is buried in Big Stone Gap. My father's brother was Frank Wright, he was the mayor of Wise many years ago. He died on October 31, 1991. I am having a difficult time finding any information about my fathers family. I did find his grandfather in the 1910 Census and his grandmother in the 1920 Census.
Any help that you could give me on this family would be of great help. I do know that my great-grandmother was from Scott County, her name was Julia Lawson and she was married to Orbin Willie Wright. Thanking you in advance, Brenda Jackson, 140 Orleans Circle, Norfolk, VA. 23509, (757) 625-3624


MDEROOTS@aol.com Sun, 2 Feb 1997 10:28:43 -0500 (EST)
HACKNEY FAMILY -PIKE CO. KY
Thomas Hackney 1796- ca 1878 and Priscilla DRAKE ca1800- 1860's married 4/18/1817 in Floyd Co. KY. Thomas was son of John Hackney and Jane VAIL of Russell Co. VA. , Priscilla daughter of Michael and Sarah ( ? ) Drake of Montgomery Co. VA (I believe) Thomas and Priscilla were in the 1820 Russell Co. Census and there after in Pike Co. Ky (Mouthcard) till 1870. Thomas was then a widower.
Their children were Polly, John T., Charles, Vailey, Lewis, Nancy, Ephrain, Jane Syndesteet, James Isaac and Pricey M. The children married in Pike Co. into the Elswick, Hurley, Stilton, Eppleing, Shortridge and Ratliff families. Interested in connecting with any descendant, and looking for information on Thomas's grandfather Hackney. John the father was of New Castle Delaware before moving to Russell Co. Va. Surnames listed Jane VAIL, Michael DRAKE, Priscilla DRAKE, Charles Hackney, Ephrain Hackney, James Isaac Hackney, John Hackney, John T. Hackney, Jane Hackney, Lewis Hackney, Nancy Hackney, Polly Hackney, Pricey M. Hackney, Syndestee Hackney, Vailey Hackney


Marieda DERRICK EDENS Sun Feb 2 05:03:19 1997
HACKNEY: Thomas and Priscilla DRAKE Hackney married in Floyd Co. Ky 4/18/1817 Thomas son of John Hackney and Jane VAIL of Russell Co. VA. Priscilla daughter of Michael and Sarah ( ? ) of Montgomery Co. Va (I believe). Children, Polly, John T., Charles, Vailey, Lewis, Nancy, Ephrain, Jane, Syndestee, James Isaac, and Pricey M. This family was first in the 1820 Russell Co. Va Census and then from 1830-1870 in Pike Co. Ky. Thomas then being a widower. Would be interested in connecting with other relatives, and the big question, Who was Thomas's Grandfather Hackney?


Patricia Clark Jones Sun, 2 Feb 1997 15:41:16
SLEETH - Looking for a SLEETH family: Mahlon SLEETH (1800? -?) married to ? had a daughter named Nancy (?1820-?). Time frame: abt. 1800? - 1862 ? Nancy married John JONES and they had a child named George Washington JONES (1824 - 1885). At the time of the birth of George they lived in Jackson County, Virginia (WV). George married Letha J. WARREN (1840 - ?) in Pike County, Kentucky, on October 13, 1861. Does anyone have dates, etc. for this SLEETH family and any other information?


Robert E Coleman Mon, 03 Feb 1997 00:24:10
COLEMAN - I am Robert E. Coleman of Blanchester, Ohio 45107 (513)783-4697). I descend from Peter Coleman Jr, b. c1774, d. c1852, buried at Wolfpit, KY in Pike Co. He was first married to Charlotte _____, from whom I descend. Four of Peter's brothers, Abraham, Richard, Steven and Daniel came to Pike Co., originally from Grayson Co. VA, in early 1800's. Abraham came first, around 1804 I think. The father of these four boys was Peter Coleman, Sr., married to Abigail Jaynes, who died in Grayson Co. c1808. Two of Peter Jr's sons, Alexander (married in Pike Co. in 1818 to Nancy Wooton) and James (my gread grandfather, married Elizabeth Williamson in Pike Co. in 1820), migrated from Pike Co. to Lawrence Co. Indiana around 1838. James Coleman (son of Peter Jr.) and Elizabeth had a son, named Alexander (named after James' brother). James' son Alexander fought in the battle of Pea Ridge Arkansas in the Civil War. He moved from Lawrence Co. IN to Missouri (where my father Patrick Henry Coleman was born) and finally to Maude, Oklahoma where he died in 1907. My father, P.H. Coleman, moved from Oklahoma to Globe, Arizona in 1923, where I was born in 1932.
The reason I am not far removed in time from ancesters of early 1800's Pike Co. is that Peter Jr. married multiple times and had children well into old age as did my grandfather, Alexander (three wives and 20 something children) and as did my father (married three times and 15 or 16 children). My father was old when I was born and my grandfather was also old when my father was born. (And now I am getting old).
I have located many Coleman cousins, representing various branches from the Pike Co. lines. Of course, Clair (Coleman) Kelly is in Pike Co. and has contributed to the local historical society there over the years. And your historical society has the Coleman book authored by Johnathan Coleman of Pike Co. Johnathan focused on the Abraham branch of Colemans and was not aware of my great grandfather James Coleman and many of the other descendents of Peter Jr. (brother of Abraham).
This may not have been the appropriate place to be communicating these details. If not, I appologize. Perhaps you could point me in the right direction. I will access the query page to enter one or two queries. Thanks very much for your effort as part of the GenWeb project. It's an incredibly ambitious and significant project. You people are doing astounding work.
Bob
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Robert E. Coleman Mon, 03 Feb 1997 00:54:03
COLEMAN - 1. Trying to identify the anscestors of Peter Jr. Coleman who was born about 1774 and was buried in a private Coleman cemetary in Wolfpit, Pike Co., KY c1852. His father was Peter Coleman Sr., married to Abigail Jaynes, who died in Grayson Co. VA c1808. Two possibilities for the anscestors of Peter Sr. of Grayson Co. are:
a) Robert Coleman of Mobjack Bay, Gloucester Co. VA (m. Elizabeth Grizzel, immigrated c1630, d. c1680); Joseph Coleman (m. Agnes Adleston); William Coleman of Amelia Co. VA (m. Faith Godfrey); Peter Coleman of Amelia Co. VA (m. Martha ---)
b) Peter Sr. originally came from Orange Co. New York, migrated to North Carolina and then to Grayson Co. VA.
Could anyone provide evidence for either of these possibilities or any other possibilities?
2) Peter Jr. of Pike Co. apparantly separated from his first wife Charlotte (my great great grandmother) in early 1800's, finally marrying Sarah Dale in later years in Pike Co. Charlotte originally lived close to Steven Coleman near Racoon Creek between 1810 and 1820. She moved to Bryantsville, Lawrence Co. Indiana with her two sons, James and Alexander (and also, maybe, Thomas and Moses) around 1838. All of these people can be found in census and other records in Indiana. Alexander was the first blacksmith of Bryantsville, Indiana. But I have not been able to find any record at all of her son James Coleman after they arrive in Indiana. He must have arrived there, because his wife Elizabeth has two children that are born in Lawrence Co. Elizabeth is identified as a widow and remarries to William Ray of Lawrence Co. IN. I found her grave site at a church cemetary there. Does anyone have any information at all about what happened to my great grandfather, James Coleman of Bryantsville, IN? I have not yet completed a search of all of the Bedford IN court house files. I have not been able to locate any newspapers of the time.
Thanks for taking this query.
Robert E. Coleman
117 W. John St.
Blanchester, OH 45107
(513) 783-4697
nasabob@erinet.com


Jeff Smith Tue Feb 4, 1997 07:00:43
SMITH - Charlie SMITH b.1865 Floyd co. Ky? Married Mary THACKER 1880 Floyd Co. Ky.I am looking for death and buriel info. on Charlie who died between 1910 and 1920. I also need info. on their children, John b.9/1882 Joel b. 11/1885 George b.7/1887 Frederic b. 4/1889 Margeret b.8/1891 Samuel b.1/1894 Belle b.1/1896 Thomas b.4/1897 Lizzie b.8/1898 Bill Wootsie b.10/1901. Any information would be greatly appreciated.


Cheryl Harnack Wed Feb 5, 1997 00:19:38
BROOKS - Researching William Henry Brooks b: July 12, 1819 in Beech Grove, KY and m: Rachel Tanner on October 16,1841 in Daviess county. Need information on any Brooks from Daviess, Trigg, Christian, Hancock, Breckinridge, Christian and Hopkins counties. Some names: Sanford T Brooks, Frederick Brooks, Samuel Brooks, Thomas Latney Brooks.


Vincent R. Maynard Thu Feb 6 10:58:04 1997
Any information about Maynard family would be wonderful. Thank you


Loretta Prewitt Fri, 7 Feb 1997 23:35:06
FLEMING & STUMBO - Looking for information re ROBERT FLEMING b. abt 1773 in Dublin, Ireland, d. 27 Dec 1852 in Pike County, KY. m. Elizabeth "Betsy" STUMBO b. abt 1787 in York County, PA, d. abt 1869 at Jonancy, Pike County, KY or any of their line. STUMBO information is also wanted. Hope I find some "cousins" out there with information. I will share what I have.


Loretta Prewitt Fri, 7 Feb 1997 23:35:06
JOHNSON - Looking for information re WILLIAM PAYNE JOHNSON, Sr., b. abt 1781 in NC, d. 31 Aug 1839 in Pike County, KY. m. Lucy Ann AYRES b. abt 1785 in Ireland. AYRES information also wanted. Hope I find some "cousins" out there with information. I will share what I have
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Loretta Prewitt Fri, 7 Feb 1997 23:35:06
MULLINS- Also looking for info on "Moneymaking" SOLOMON MULLINS, b. 23 Feb 1782 in NC, d. 28 Aug 1858 at Chapmanville, Boone County, WV. m. Sarah CATHEY, b. abt 1788 in SC and d. Jan 1871 in Boone County, WV. CATHEY information also wanted. Hope I find some "cousins" out there with information. I will share what I have.


Debbie Clarkston Sat, 8 Feb 1997 22:35:57
HARRIS - I am looking for information on Crit Harris and/or Lily Prater. They were my mother's parents. Crit had a previous wife who had died. Thanks!


John Vanover Sat Feb 8 05:38:51 1997
Joseph Bryant, born Feb.1844, Russell Co.,Va. married Tabitha Fleming, dau. of William "Whiskey Bill" Fleming of Pike Co.,Ky. Oct. 8, 1866, Pike Co., Ky. They are in the 1870 Pike Co.,Ky. Census and the 1880 & 1900 Dickenson Co., Va. Census. I am trying to document the parents and siblings of Joseph. I believe the parents to be John A Mullins & Avy Bryant, but have no proof. Any info on Bryants in Pike County would be appreciated.


Dewey Burson Sun Feb 9 20:37:52 1997
Sanuel Williamson Pike County & Robert E. Lee Williamson b. 4 Mar 1877 in Pikeville (Son of Sam) Pike County.


Linda Rogers Feb 9, 1997
I am researching my gr-grandmother, who was born in Pike Co. July 6, 1867, Nathens, Arkansas. But I have not been able to find anything else about her or her parents. She met and married a James Williams, ( but do not know when whey married) they had 5 sons that I know of , they ended up in Jefferson, Co. and Love Co. Okla. the rest of their lifes. If any one knows any thing about them or their parents , I would love to know., thanks, L. Rogers


Pat Salisbury
I am looking for any wills that might be connected to the SALISBURY family. If you can help please let me know. Some of the name are: Morgan, Greenville, William, Richard. Thanks,


Gene Witt Thu, 13 Feb 1997 21:45:02, -0500
I am looking for the birth record and parents of John H. Witt born abt February 1862 in VA and I am not sure which county however, he went to KY Harlan Co. and married a Louisa "Eliza" Parker in 1882. I am assuming he probably lived in one of the counties in VA that are close to Harlan. Any help you can be will be appreciated.


Bev Braun Thu Feb 13 12:14:21 1997
Seeking information on REINSMITH-KIRSCHNER families from Kentucky and Brown County, Ohio. Found Tillie RISCHMAN KIRSCHNER who died in Mason County 01/23/71. She was married to Edward H. Kirschner B. 13 Oct 1892 in Ripley, Ohio. Believed to be living with relatives in Mason County, Kentucky. Descendents of Frank REINSMITH b. 5 July 1830 in Germany and his wife was Johanna RITNER. Also trying to locate Geribert KIRSCHNER B. 1825 in Germany. Last known location was Ripley, Ohio in 1859. REINSMITHS may be from Fayette, Pike, or Bourbon Counties. Seeking to make connection between Ohio and Kentucky relatives of these two primary families.


Bev Braun Thu Feb 13 12:14:21 1997
Seeking information on REINSMITH-KIRSCHNER families from Kentucky and Brown County, Ohio. Found Tillie RISCHMAN KIRSCHNER who died in Mason County 01/23/71. She was married to Edward H. Kirschner B. 13 Oct 1892 in Ripley, Ohio. Believed to be living with relatives in Mason County, Kentucky. Descendents of Frank REINSMITH b. 5 July 1830 in Germany and his wife was Johanna RITNER. Also trying to locate Geribert KIRSCHNER B. 1825 in Germany. Last known location was Ripley, Ohio in 1859. REINSMITHS may be from Fayette, Pike, or Bourbon Counties. Seeking to make connection between Ohio and Kentucky relatives of these two primary families.


Roger Jeffrey Fri Feb 14 10:22:04 1997
I am trying to find out some information about my mother Pauline Fields who is buried at Stone, Kentucky. I remember going there when I was younger, but the only thing I can remember is that we had to walk up a hill to get to it. I would greatly appreciate any information anyone can give me. I would also appreciate any information on the fields family who lived in the Mcveigh, Stone area.


Billie D Faulkner Mon Feb 17 14:14:29 1997
My Grandfather Cash FAULKNER was born in Breathitt (I think) county in 1910 he married Nettie JOHNSON in 1938 his father was Howard FAULKNER his mother was Kizzie (WATKINS) ? My father Billie Ray FAULKNER was born in Hazzard in Perry Co in 1939. My father said that his Grandfather Howard had children that were placed in a home when his 2nd wife died. He also said he remembered an uncle Awk WATKINS any information regaurding any of these people or familes would be greatly appreciated.


Joe Slone Fri Feb 21 10:20:01 1997
DALES/SLONE - I am trying to find some information on CROCKETT DALES/SLONE from the Freeburn area of Pike County. Crockett was born in March, 1878. His mother was Louisa DALES and father was William SLONE. Could/would someone with access to the 1880 Pike census research the names of Crockett DALES/SLONE and Louisa DALES. Also any info on William Slone would be appreciated.


Joe Slone Fri Feb 21 10:20:01 1997
CARRAWAY- My great-grand father MARION CARRAWAY was said to have been a farm agent working in Pike County and possibly would have been in the 1880 census as well. Again, if anyone with access to the census of 1880. please see if any CARRAWAYS/CARAWAYS are listed. He may have gone by a name other than Marion such as Francis or William. I have reached a dead end on both of these and any help would be appreciated.


Janet McColley Franklin Sun Feb 23 22:12:24 1997
RATLIFF--- I am looking for any information on Kit Ratliff married Victoria Gibson. ALSO McCOLLEY; Looking for the parents of Nicholas Miller McColley b. 1815 his brothers, James, John and George. There was a Thomas and a James McColley In Pike Co. and I'm trying to find out if one of them could have been their father. Please help end an 18 yr search. Thank You


Gloria Rose-Gialdella Mon Feb 24 19:08:57 1997
I am looking for JAMES H. ROSE of Pike Co appears to have moved from Wise Co or Dickerson Co. VA he married PARLEE CHILDERS of Pike Co James is the father of Jeff Rose. Should anyone have any information re: these people, please let me know.


Gloria Rose-Gialdella Mon Feb 24 19:08:57 1997
Looking for H. KEI WARD the father of WALTER WARD of Johnson Co. KY. Walter married ELIZA RATLIFF the daughter of KENTUCKY aka TUCK RATLIFF and LEWIS RATLIFF of Pike Co. Kentucky's mother is ANNA BARTLEY father JOHN BARTLEY both of Pike Co., Kentucky's. Should anyone have any information re: these people, please let me know grosegiald@aol.com

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