Listed below are people who posted queries in April, 1997. If you can provide them with information just click on the highlighted name to send email to that person. If you should find an invalid email address please let me know and I will remove the query.

Jamie Little April 1, 1997
I have put a lot of time and effort into my family tree, (with the help of my parents, grandparents, and community members in the Virgie area, it seems that my family name is the one I have trouble with, and it is the one I want to know the most about. As far as I can get is to William Little born in 1785, I have seen his name here but not anything to continue the line, I would appreciate any help in getting this line back farther and if I could be any help to anyone else on any other lines in the Virgie area, I would be happy in helping them, you could e-mail me at

Virginia Curtis Tue Apr 1 17:10:14 1997
1. BART RAMEY m. ROMA ELMA DEEL 12-14-1926 Bart - b: 9-12-1889, Pike Co., KY; Parents: RILEY & FRANKIE RAMEY, both born Pike Co. Roma b: 5-1-1902. Bart had brothers and sisters named Dave, Alice, Jess, & John Mark and a step-brother, Dewey. Bart and Roma's children: 1. Inez, Leo, Iris, Glee (Glea), Gary (All born in Buchanan Co., VA ), JOHN and NAOMI RAMEY, parents of PATTY (PATRICIA) RAMEY (better known as Patti Loveless). Any additional info would help, especially want to know if these two families are related? Thank you

Rob Rape Wed Apr 2 17:52:53 1997
My mother recently died and I am searching for information on her natural parents or any living relatives in Toler or Pike County, KY. My mother, Bessie May Wise, was born in 1926 to Asa H. May and Francis Munsey May. Francis died shortly afterward and my mother was raised by a family named Steele. I will be in Toler in early May and hope to find the grave of Francis or Asa, hopefully to bury my mother's ashes at or near the site. If anyone can provide information or suggestions, I will always be grateful as my mother was very very special--so full of love and compassion, yet she had a life of much pain and difficulty. I love her so very much, and miss her beyond measure, so please help if you can. She deserves peace in her death, and she loved the mountains and Kentucky so much. Please help me find a resting place for a great lady. E-mail me or write to Rob Rape, 210 Jessamine Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-3737.

Tara Maggard Thu Apr 3 05:03:02 1997
I am looking for any information on WALLACE and HORNE. My Mamaw was Dorothy Mae Horne-Wallace, daughter of Mathilda Barb Horne...not sure of g-grandpa's name. My Papaw was John Ferrell Wallace. Both lived in Cabin Fork of Dorton. Dorothy Mae was a school-teacher in Dorton, and John Ferrell worked in the coal mines. I am the daughter of the late Carl Eugene Wallace, who was Dorothy and John's next-to-youngest son.

Russell L. Lawrence Thu Apr 3 19:51:37 1997
Seeking ancestors of John Starr (Stare), married Juliet Taylor Pike Co. KY. Jan 7,1839 (Dau. of Jesse Taylor), lived in Logan Co. VA. (WV.) but family believed to originate from Pike Co.

William L Salyers Fri Apr 4 10:03:10 1997
William S. Brown Of Dicks Fork around 1864 would be my Gr. Gr. Gr. Gr. grand father James Billiter and wife Mary Ann Gibson about 1860-1880 MalenPrater and wife Mary ? parents of Caroline Prater

PAMELA MORAN Fri Apr 4 10:10:49 1997
Interested in finding info related to Pike county. The names I am looking for are James Harvey SMITH mar Edith HAMILTON, son William Wayne SMITH. Harland (Hiram) D. SMITH mar Caroline SMITH dau Emma May SMITH. All were born in Pike county William W. SMITH and Emma May SMITH were married in Pike county also they were first cousins. Any info will be appreciated.

Jeff Hall Fri Apr 4 12:16:04 1997
HENRY HALL married to MYRA JOHNSON daughter of WILLIAM JOHSON in the mid to late 1800's.

Karl Klabo Halsan Fri Apr 4 23:49:07 1997
OSBORN,ELIJAH Born 1801 Kentucky. County unknown but possible Pike. Married (Polly) Mary Wright from Virginia. They moved to OHIO where they had sons JOHN,WILLIAM LOUIS,HARRISON. tHEN TO illinois where JAMES, ELIJAH JR AND HENRY were born. Any info appreciated or will send. Have much on family from Elijah to present but none before 1801 Kentucky.

Lee Endicott Sat Apr 5 09:09:03 1997
I am looking for any information on Judge Lewis b1917 in Pike County. Thanks

Betty Gebard Thu Apr 24 13:27:13 1997
Seeking any information on the family of Sarah Gooselin and Edward Chapman, Jr. of Bg Creek, Pike Co, Ky. They were married December 25, 1880 in Pike Co.

Amanda Murphy Fri Apr 25 12:52:03 1997
Researching ELSWICK,GEORGE WASHINGTON. Born in Pike Co,KY in 1823. Parents William and Mary Mahone Elswick. George married Rebecca Jane Gunnoe in Jul 1 1857 in WV.

Glenna Sat Apr 26 15:26:52 1997
Looking for birth dates on Ambrose Morris Sr. b. ? VA. He was married to ? Davis. Her parents were Eziekel and Elizabeth Davis. Nothing more is known about her. Their children were: Anderson, Henry, Jesse, William, Judith, Nancy, Ambrose Jr., and Mary Bettle. *Judith b. 1771/72 Halifax Va. m. Richard Keesee 8-17-1852. Richard was Justice of the Peace for Pike Co. until his death in 1848 in Pike Co. KY. Judith died 8-17-1852 in Pike Co. KY. *Nancy b. abt 1800, m. Charles Staton 8-13-1820 in Floyd Co. KY *Ambrose b. 2-8-1815 m. Mary Polly Bevins b. 3-10-1819. They were married in Pike Co. KY 1-18-1838. Ambrose d. 6-22-1902. It is believed Giles Morris is the father of Ambrose Sr. I have only christening dates for Giles's children. Ambrose Sr. was christened 4-4-1773. William Morris and Ann ? is the parents of Giles who was christened 1729. Looking for birth dates of ANY of these people. I have a very comprehensive tree from Ambrose Jr. to present. Would appreciate any information any has. Thanks. Glenna

Glenna Sat Apr 26 15:48:14 1997
Looking for information on parents of Columbus James b. NC Abt 1846. Married Rachel Overby b. NC abt 1849. They were married in Pike Co. KY in 1870. Their parents were born in NC. Known children are Estil James, William R., and Nelson. Estil b. 1874 m. Mary Elizabeth Fields b. 1881 in Pike Co. KY in 1894. They had 7 children: Carona "Ked"; James, Nelson, Wilson, Victor, Frank, Sophie, Dolly, Deset, and Holly. Estil d. 1957, Mary d. 1949. Also need info on parents of Mary Fields. Marriage license says her parents born in NC. She was born in KY. Her mother was Katherine Upton; her father Simpson Fields. It is believed his father was Lewis (Louis) Fields. I can find nothing on these people. Katherine was 1/2 Cherokee and 1/2 Cree. Simpson was a white man who owned a plantation in VA? Florida? Katherine's mother was Cherokee, her father Cree. No names were ever given or, at least, remembered. Any help with either the JAMES, FIELDS, or OVERBY families would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Glenna

Glenna Sat Apr 26 15:53:36 1997
Looking for information on Thomas McColley. Birth date unk. He was on Pike Co. KY 1830 census. Would like information on his children or any siblings known for Nancy Elizabeth McColley b. abt 1811. She married Fredric Charles b. 1806 in VA. Can find nothing on Thomas McColley. I am also willing to share info I have on Nancy Elizabeth's descendents. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Glenna

Jack Martin Wed Apr 30 16:29:09 1997
I am researching the Burriss (Burrus) surname. Daniel Burriss married Lackey McCoy on 7 May 1858 in Pike County. MaryAnn Burriss married William McCoy on 24 Apr 1837 in Pike County.

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