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1997 Scott Co., IN. Queries

Ralph Sat Jan 18 13:53:01 1997
I am looking for information about the DIETERLIN family in Scott County in Indiana. My great grandmother's maiden name was Amelia and she married Bert Watson. Both were from Scottsburg, IN.

Sat Jan 18 19:58:55 1997

Christine Smith Sun Jan 19 17:53:52 1997
Info requested on John Richard ANTHONY (1816-1871) resided in Scott County, married Mary Jane BLANKENBAKER (desire info on her,too).

Diane Henley Sun Feb 23 14:20:59 1997
CARR/PARKER I am interested in sharing information with anyoone who is also researching the family of Thomas Carr and Elviraa Parker fromm Scott Co. IN.

Elizabeth Smith Sat Mar 1 06:36:27 1997
Looking for information on Milburn Gunn (son of James Gunn) who married Eliza Ann Shenk, 31 Dec 1844 in Scott Co. Is this the same Milburn and Eliza Gunn who moved to Jefferson Co., KY soon after? If so, I have some information about this couples children and grandchildren, as well as the descendants of his second marriage to Mary (Polly/Molly) Ann Moody in Jefferson Co., KY.

Karen Sat Feb 1 07:17:19 1997
Looking for parents of Richard Abbott. His estate was probated August term 1836. This information is from Probate records of Scott County IN, Pgs 1 & 2 1836-1840. Elizabeth Abbott Admix. Pgs 18-19. 1830 IN census has Richard Abbott Scott 278 No Twp L. Richard's son Armstrong Abbott was living in Scott County in 1840. Any information would be much appreciated. You may email me directly. Thank you for your help!
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M. Robinson Sat Feb 1 17:24:37 1997
I am looking for information about William Frank Robinson. He was born in Clay County, KY. He died in 1942 around the age of 72. He died in Scott County. He is buried in East Bernstead, KY. He was married to Bessie Acres. He had 12 children.

Sue Beach Fri Feb 7 05:05:41 1997
HOUGH;KIMBERLIN: Looking for information on the family of Emsley HOUGH & his wife Belinda KIMBERLIN. Need info on their parents, siblings, & children. They had a son, Milton Thomas HOUGH who was born in Scott Co., IN in 1840. Any information appreciated.

Charles Close Mon Mar 10 22:33:20 1997
Samuel Close,married Nancy Baldwin 2nd wife 1822.Died 1840 Scott Co. My GGG GF lived in Scott & Jefferson Co.s from 1816, My GG GF William R Close B-Madison 9/8/1816,married Bilinda V Smith 1839 aug.Scott Co. NEED TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT SAMUEL CLOSE.He was supposed to have owned a BRICK MAKING BUSINESS. All help appreciated. THANK YOU

Joyce Peterson Wed Feb 12 15:06:52 1997
Looking for surnames HOBBS and CLARK. Both born in Indiana. I think they were both born in Scott county. First name is John Jackson Hobbs and second name is Malinda Clark. I think Malinda's dad is George W. Clark and may have came from Virginia.

Willa Mae Heisler Wed Feb 12 19:35:53 1997
Researching DAVIS, SPENCER and JAMES families. JOHN and PRISCILLA (DUVALL) DAVIS came to Scott Co. ca 1820. They were married in Nelson Co. Ky. 23 March 1804. Permission for Priscilla to marry was given by her stepfather, DANIEL JAMES. Their son, JOHN LEWIS DAVIS married ELIZABETH SPENCER in Scott Co. on 2 Feb. 1829. I would like to know more about DANIEL JAMES. Was WALTER SPENCER the father of Elizabeth? Thanks.

Ken Coones Sun Feb 16 06:29:21 1997
Looking for information on Charles Colston Coons (Coones) Married Mary Ann Baze, born 1838. Children-John Francis, Charles and Melvin. His father was Fry Davis Coons, born in 1805. They were from Scott County, near Scotburg.

Willa Mae Heisler Wed Feb 12 19:35:53 1997
Researching DAVIS, SPENCER and JAMES families. JOHN and PRISCILLA (DUVALL) DAVIS came to Scott Co. ca 1820. They were married in Nelson Co. Ky. 23 March 1804. Permission for Priscilla to marry was given by her stepfather, DANIEL JAMES. Their son, JOHN LEWIS DAVIS married ELIZABETH SPENCER in Scott Co. on 2 Feb. 1829. I would like to know more about DANIEL JAMES. Was WALTER SPENCER the father of Elizabeth? Thanks.

CHARLES CLOSE Mon Feb 17 01:02:51 1997
MY GGG GF SAMUEL CLOSE,WIFE ELIZABETH CAME TO MADISON ABT. 1815,MY GG GF,SISTER SARAH + MORE CHILDREN WHICH I DON'T HAVE THEIR NAMES WERE BORN IN MADISON MY GG GF William R Close born aug-sept.1816. They ran a brickmaking business in MADISON and also Scott CO. I've found them on 1820 census,but know very little about them, I'd like to know more about them,I already know Samuel died in 1840 broke an left my GGG GM in bad shape according to probate records.Any info whatever would be appreciated. THANKS CHUCK CLOSE

Nadine (McCleery) Chepeus Sun Mar 23 06:54:33 1997
Looking for info on SAMUEL McCLARY d 1849 in Scott Co - wife (1) Anna Tinsley (2) Rachel Eunice Dunlap. Would like to be abe to find where Samuel buried. Member Old Ox Fork Baptist Church - not in cemetery records. Family closely associated with families of Dunlap, Garrett, Finley, and many other Scott Co Pioneers. 8 children first marriage - 5 second. Any McCleery info greatly appreciated.

Sue Montgomery-Cook Mon Mar 24 11:51:40 1997
Researching MONTGOMERY, GUYN (QUINN), RICHARDSON, HALL, HENNING of Scott CO, IN. My great-grandfather was Lorenzo Dow Montgomery b. ca. 1820 in KY who married Mary Guyn in Woodford CO, KY. Lorenzo Dow and Mary Montgomery lived their lives in Scott CO and raised a large family. Their youngest son, Seymour Wesley Montgomery was my grandfather. I believe Mary's father to be Gabriel Guyn, brother of Garrett Guynn. I have no information on the parents of Lorenzo Dow Montgomery. The Halls and Hennings came from Ireland in the 1830s and settled in Scott CO, marrying into the other families. I have a great deal of information on the descendents of the above and would be happy to share. Thanks!

Lynne Emmons Wed Apr 9 10:42:47 1997
I am researching the family of Alexander JONES & Mary E. DUNCAN Scott county 1860 census has them living in Lexington Twp. Ch. John W., Atlanta m. James MCKEE, Sarah m. William MCCULLOUGH, Mary m. Mr. MONAGHAN, Felix E., Elizabeth m. Joseph BRANSON, Ann and William Alexander. Believe Mary DAVIS WOODBURN listed on the 1860 census with them was actually Alexander's mother. Mary Woodburn d. 1873. I would like to find out where she's buried as well as where and when Alexander & Mary Jones died. Thanks.

Robert Lee De Spain Sat Apr 12 00:54:10 1997
Scott County Query Robert Lee De Spain 12 April 97 Looking for info about the surname DESPAIN, who settled in Scott County from Larue and Green Counties of Kentucky. Thanks for the help.

Marcia Bode Sat Apr 12 10:11:39 1997
I'm looking for information on the William & Joannah Rebecca Ellen (APPLEGATE) MURPHY family. Their children are Eliza (MURPHY) EVERITT, May (MURPHY) HOUGLAND, Jeannette (MURPHY) NUNAMAKER, Sallie (MURPHY) JONES, Ella (MURPHY) MEADORS, Lydia (MURPHY) EVERITT, Harry, Frank & Scott MURPHY. I'd like to correspond with anyone who has information on this family.

Leslie C. Calvert Sat Apr 19 14:13:46 1997
Searching for further information/details on Nancy Marraty, who was born 1807 in Pennsylvania. She is the daughter of Mathew Marraty and Nancy Hilliard of Harrison Co. Pennsylvania. Nancy was later located in Nelson Co., Spencer Co. and Shelby Co. Kentucky where she married William D. Ringo on 30 Dec. 1823.(I have lots to share on the Ringo family). Nancy died in Scott Co. on 13 June 1857. Where are all the Marraty's buried?? Nancy had many brothers & sisters.

Bob Alexander Sun Apr 20 12:26:44 1997
Abraham Noaks and wife Mary (Polly) Davis lived in the Lexington Twp in 1820. He was a County Judge and is buried in Lexington Cemetery One of his daughters, Elizabeth married Hezekiah Price and another, Mariah married Charles Donahew in Scott County. His son, James H. Noakes married Kesiah Bridgwater. I think he had another son, Milton Noakes and would like to hear from anyone conected to the Noakes family.

Carolyn Wilson Koerschen Tue Apr 22 02:06:42 1997
Definite proof that ABRAM KIMBERLIN was born in Scott County in 1842 (family chart in Bible) but do not know the names of his parents or siblings or other relations. He must have served in the Civil War because in 1930 he moved to LaFeyette to The Soldiers and Sailors Home I want to know if he served in a company ofr division from Scott County. He married ELLEN (PURNINA) DUKES and they had 9 children. One of their daughters was EMMA CECILE who later married CHARLES MCCOY. Other Kimberlin children were:MAE KIMBERLIN ROWE, ROXANA KIMBERLIN HAZEN, RICHARD KIMBERLIN.

Carolyn Wilson Koerschen Tue Apr 22 19:55:58 1997
ABRAM OR ABE OR ABRAHAM KIMBERLIN born May 5, 1842 in SCOTT COUNTY, INDIANA to HARRISON KIMBERLIN & POLLY CLARK. ABE KIMBERLIN SERVED IN COMPANY D of the 38th INFANTRY &COMPANY E of the 13th CALVERY.He later moved to ILLINOIS and married PURNINA ELLEN DUKES i on Oct. 23, 1873. Perhaps he had an earlier wife in Indiana. He died on May 27, 1931 in the HOME FOR SOLDIERS AND SAILORS in LAYFAYETTE,INDIANA. Any info. about KIMBERLIN,CLARK,38thINFANTRY or 13th CALVERY or HOME FOR SOLDIERS AND SAILORS would be appreciated.

Ira C. Nickle Thu Apr 24 08:14:09 1997
I would like to correspond with descendants of Malinda Spencer and Alvin McClellan who were married on 27 October 1842 in Scott County. Thanks. Ira

Gordon K. Weddle Sat May 3 08:21:21 1997
I am looking for information on the parents of Henry Clay Whitsett and Minerva Landon Whitsett. Henry Clay Whitsett's father apparently was granted land in Scott County in payment for Revolutionary War Service. I also seek information on Lora Whitsett Pheral and Roy Pheral and on the relationship of Roy Pheral with the 'Doc' and Rachel Carr family. Any leads would be very much appreciated.

Lavinia Ricketts Sun May 4 11:16:45 1997
Seeking information about CHRISTIE and CORNISH families of Scott, IN. Andrew CHRISTIE (b. 1800 Clermont Co, OH) married Julianna CONNETT in Cincinnatti, OH, 1822. Andrew died 1875 in Scott Co, IN. Julianna died 1893 in 1893. Daughter Roxanna CHRISITE (b. Austin, Scott Co, IN, 1843) married Thomas Jefferson CORNISH 1860, Scottsburg, IN.

Ira C. Nickle Wed May 7 10:55:28 1997
I am seeking information of James Miller and Mary Ann Galbreth who were married on 25 April 1821 in Scott County. Their daughter Mary Ann Miller married William R. Spencer on 3 October 1843 in Scott County. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Ira

Bobbi Lee Siegmann Sat May 10 17:46:19 1997
Info on ALBERT WESLEY POTTS (b. 4/5/1872 in Scottsburg) married Anna Woods on 1/5/1902 in Scott County). Also, any info LEVI POTTS or LUCY (LOUISIANA WILSON) and SAM WOODS or the MANUS (MANIS) family.

Linda Steinke Sun May 18 16:02:09 1997
HAZZARD: Looking for information on the Hazzard family who lived in Scott County. Charlotte Hazzard was my ggg-grandmother who married Warren Meranda in Scott County in 1830. I believe she was born in Maryland in 1810.

Linda Steinke Sun May 18 16:02:09 1997
HAZZARD: Looking for information on the Hazzard family who lived in Scott County. Charlotte Hazzard was my ggg-grandmother who married Warren Meranda in Scott County in 1830. I believe she was born in Maryland in 1810.

SONNY WHEELER Sun May 25 14:54:47 1997
Looking for information on Josiah WHEELER who married Harriet Elizabeth GREEN, would like to find marriage certificate or land records. They should have been in Scott Co. are Clark Co. in 1860's,1870's. They had a son FRANCIS MARION WHEELER,born 1854 who married FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE JASPER in Scott Co. IN 1878. Anyone who has information on these relatives please contact me by e-mail.

Sue Kruse Fri Jun 6 10:39:05 1997
Morgan and Catherine LYNCH ADAMS were in Scott Co census l860 but not thereafter. Does anyone know where they went?

Virginia Astorian Sun Jun 8 19:46:16 1997
Inquiring about Martha "Jane" Hougland born Jan 1819, in Indiana died 1907 Bates Co. MO Married 9 May 1837 Scott Co. In.

Jennifer Sun Jun 8 22:06:34 1997
I was wondering if you could help me research info on Lois Worman(madin name is Lucbaugh) & Paul Worman.

Barbara Wells Sarudy Fri Jun 13 07:34:07 1997
THOMAS WITSON wa born in VA on May 5, 1784 and died in Scott Co IN on May 2, 1845. In Clark Co. IN he married SUSANNAH SMALLWOOD on August 3, 1807. SUSANNAH SMALLWOOD WITSON died November 24, 1860 at the age of 70 years 9 months and 3 days. They are buried in the Austin Cemetery of the Austin Methodist Church. The cemetery is on land deeded in July 8, 1839 by THOMAS WITSON to the Methodist trustees. THOMAS WITSON is on the 1820 census in Clark Co. and then seems to move to Scott Co. to 80 acres sold to him by SAMUEL SMALLWOOD (who had claimed the land in December 4, 1821) on August 13, 1825. Who was the family of THOMAS WITSON and where in VA was he born? Who was SUSANNAH SMALLWOOD? Was she the daughter of DAVID SMALLWOOD and CATHERINE NOLAND SMALLWOOD and the sister of SAMUEL SMALLWOOD? Any help appreciated.

Ira C. Nickle Mon Jun 2 11:55:36 1997
I am trying to research James Miller and Mary Ann Galbreth or Galbreath who were married in Scott County on 25 April 1821. Their daughter Mary Ann Miller married William R. Spencer in Scott County on 3 October 1843. Mary Ann Galbreath may be a daughter or granddaughter of William Galbreath and Phebe Foreman. They were married in Philadelphia, PA. William was a veteran of the R/W who came to Scott County c. 1818. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Marcia Bode Sat Jun 28 13:45:12 1997
I would like to correspond with the descendants of Samuel C & Myrtle L (SMITH) HOUGHLAND. Their known children are the following; Myral WILLIAMS, R Bruce, Doris E, and Evelyn HOUGHLAND. They are all buried at Scottsburg Cemetery, Scottsburg, IN. Thanks.

Ancestor Sat Jul 5 08:29:49 1997
Am seeking info. on Wm. Hufford. He was born in Indiana, dates and time not known. He married ? Licklader from Germany, dates or year not known. They had at least one child, Cornelius Rider Hufford b. 06, June 1854 in Scott Co. Any infor. on him or his wife would be greatly appreciated.


Gordon K. Weddle Sun Jul 27 20:25:26 1997
Anyone having knowledge of the families of William or George LANDON, Ephriam HARTWELL or Eveline HARTWELL LANDON, Mary Mariah EVANS wife of Chesley WHITSITT, please contact me for exchange.



 Jane Hutchings Fri Aug 8 16:28:40 1997
Looking for information on Robert Burnside b.@1800 KY d. 1852 Scott Co IN m. Nancy Ball 6 Dec 1815 Gallatin Co Ky. Any information would be greatly appreciated.


 Gordon Weddle Sat Aug 16 21:22:21 1997
My ancestors were among the first settlers to come to the area where Jennings, Jefferson and Scott counties meet. William WHITSITT came to the Pisgah Church area near Deputy in 1813 along with his wife Martha WOODARD. William operated a mill which was later to become HARTWELL mill. William and Martha Woodard Whitsitt were charter members of Pisgah Church in 1818. Later Ephriam HARTWELL's daughter, Evaline would marry George(son of William) LANDON, and their daughter, Minerva Selestine LANDON, would marry my Great Grandfather Henry Clay WHITSITT. William Whitsitt's brother, Samuel Varner WHITSITT II, lived across the county line from William in Jennings County. I have information on these families in SE Indiana but seek contact with other descendents to share with. I am also interested in the surnames...TULL, EVANS, PHERAL and CARR.


Bart Johnson Sat Aug 16 16:36:49 1997
I am doing research on the 49th Indiana civil War Regiment. I am looking for any information on the 49th, including the men of the 49th. This includes Photos, Letters, diaries, biographies, anything, please let me know. You can visit the 49th Indiana's Homepage at


 Ronnie Martin Wed Aug 20 18:46:25 1997
BRINTON - I am researching the BRINTON family of Scott and Clark and Jefferson Co., In. Names include: JAMES and LYDIA HOPPER JOHN THOMAS BRINTON m. Elizabeth Jane HOPPER HARRY BRINTON CLARA BRINTON m. Francis Hoard LOUELLA BRINTON m. Clarkson WALTER BRINTON I would love to talk to anyone re. these family members. JOHN THOMAS BRINTON was a vet. of the Civil War: Ind. Vol. 38th Co. C. INF.


Ronnie Martin Wed Aug 20 18:41:09 1997
HOPPER --- I am looking for any Hoppers out there who have info. regarding SAMUEL Hopper or his son, JAMES LOGAN HOPPER. Samuel and his son, Samuel, were Ministers at the Scaffolick Baptist Church in Scott Co. James was in the Civil War...Ind. Vol. 58th Inf. Samuel had family named Levi, Moses, William, etc. He was married to both Elizabeth HUFFORD and Charity CLARK.


Doris F. Williams Sun Aug 24 22:52:13 1997
Researching the family of Alexander SIMPSON m b, 1822-1824, OH; Married Rowena ____________?, and had Edith,1844; Helen Cordelia 1847; and Ann, 1852. After moving to Scott Co, IN they had Samuel, 1857 and Isabella, 1860. In the 1860 census, Scott Co, they were living in Lexington Twp. Other children are: Mary, 1861; Walter,1863;Phoebe,1865;Edwin,1866;Charles,1869. By the 1870 census the family had moved to Jefferson Co, Saluda Twp, which is only a short distance from their former home in Scott Co. Our family is descended from Helen Cordelia Simpson who married William Nathan AGUE. Edith married William E.SCOTT, 1865. Does anyone know of a cemetery with SIMPSON's buried? Please contact to share info.


Melvin Allen Sun Aug 24 19:23:10 1997
LAMASTER/LEMASTER Will share information with anyone researching these surnames in Scott County. Time frame 1800-1850's.


James W Hartline Sun Aug 31 17:52:55 1997
Who were the parents of RUTH ELLA LEE who was born in Hanover, Scott County on 05 Sep 1887?


 Ken Coones Sun Sep 7 08:00:09 1997
Looking for information on Charles COONS. Born 1774-location unknown. D-1851-Scott County, IN. Married Mary A Polston, 28 June 1803-Shelby County, KY. Moved to Jefferson Cty-1815 census, Scott County IN (1820- 30-40 Census) Sons-Fry Davis-married Hannah Sparks; John D(inherited family farm)-married Elizabeth Bates; Daughters Rebecca-married Hugh Findley; Margaret; Adaline-married John Richey; Mary Ann-married Nathaniel Stark;Sarah Jane-married Jesse Davis; Looking for information on Charles parents, or any other info you may have.


Bill Cunningham Thu Sep 4 09:13:17 1997
I am doing research on the CUNNINGHAM and JAMES families who lived in Scott county, Indiana between 1820 and 1850.


 Karen Mon Sep 15 16:18:04 1997
Searching for JAMES CARPENTER born about 1805, married to MARY WHITE, October 30, 1823 in Scott County, Indiana. One child was a WILLIAM M. CARPENTER b 1825 and married to REBECCA BENHAM who died, and remarried CATHERINE KRUZAN 1856.


 Ginger White Wed Oct 15 19:53:19 1997
Nicholas Skeel, b. about 1829 in Ohio married Sarah Christie, b. 1829 in Scott County, on 22 December 1850. Sarah was the daughter of John Christie and Melvina ? John Christie was born abt. 1793 in Kentucky. Is he possibly related to the following Christie's also listed in the 1850 Census for Scott County: Andrew, Francis and Jacob? I would appreciate any information on these families.

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