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TabThe Letcher Heritage News is a semiannual publication of the Letcher County Historical and Genealogical Society (LCHGS). The following is an index of the articles contained in each issue to date. You can use the FIND function of your Web Browser to search for Key Words (ie. Cemetery, Pedigree, etc.). Back issues of the Letcher Heritage News can be ordered, if still available, for $2 per issue, plus $1.50 postage. Contact the LCHGS for availability and ordering information.


September 1990 (Vol. I, No. I)

  Dedication                       2
  Map of Letcher County            3
  Formation of Letcher County      4
  When Letcher was Young           5
  First Two Courthouses (Pictures) 8
  Genealogical Research             
    Collection of Mrs. Bloomer     9
  Ancestral Chart -                 
    Burdette (Blair) Bloomer      11
  Edward Polly Family             12
  Recollection by                   
    John Lucas (1964)             13
  Franklin Cemetery               14
  Andrew Jack Franklin Family     20
  Allen Adams Family              22
  Joseph W. Haynes Family         23
  Anderson Cook Family            24
  Sources Available               25
  Ancestral Chart -                 
    Sam Collins, Jr.              26
  Books for Sale                  27

Spring 1991 (Vol. II, No. I)

  Message - Staff                  2
  Dedication to Harry M. Caudill   3
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Anne Frye Caudill              5
  First Recorded Deed               
    (Nathan B. Kelly/John Friend)  6
  John Wright Marriage             7
  First Recorded Will               
    (Henry Back)                   8
  Court Order Book I, Part 1       9
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Dorothy Amburgey Griffith     14
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Nadine Shepherd Cornett       17
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Janice Watts Porter           18
  Picture Page (3 pictures)       19
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    C. Anita Wright               20
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Lonnie Gibson Frazier         21
  School Census (Neon ca. 1901)   22
  Colly Creek Church              24
  Henry Meade Cemetery Record     28
  Book Notes                      35
  Queries                         37

Fall 1991 (Vol. II, No. II)

  Message                          2
  Letters from Bert                3
  John Hughes Family                
    (John & Matilda Hughes)        4
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    James G. Hobbs                 5
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Callie Adams Cureton           7
  Gabriel Hughes Family             
    (Gabriel & Nancy Hughes)       9
  Ancestral Chart -                 
    Geneva Eldridge Watkins       10
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Darlene Sexton Pettibone      11
  Court Order Book I, Part 2      12
  Colly Creek Church (continued)  17
  Aaron Lucas Will                18
  Pedigree Charts -                 
    Annette Fleming Darmon        19
  Andrew Jack Franklin            21
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Wilma Parker Johnson          22
  Tolson Cemetery                 26
  Burton Hill Cemetery            28
  McIntyre Cemetery               29
  Elijah Banks Cemetery           29
  Campbell Cemetery               29
  Morgan Cemetery                 30
  Cox Cemetery                    30
  Bentley Family (Thomas Bemtley) 31
  Bible Record                      
   (Francis Marion Everide)       36
  Book Notes                      37
  Queries                         38

Spring 1992 (Vol. III, No. I)

  Presidents Message               1
  Letters from Bert                2
  Marriage Book 3, Part 1          4
  1850 Letcher County Census        
    Part 1                         8
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Doris June (Rippee) Godfrey   12
  Elizabeth Brashear Branson      13
  Thomas Bentley (Continued)      15
  Appalachian Expatriates         23
  Colly Creek Minutes             27
  Cemeteries -                      
    Cemetery at John Reynolds     33
    Collier Cemetery              33
    Tackett Cemetery              33
    Bentley Cemetery              33
    David Collier Cemetery        34
    Morgan T. Reynolds Cemetery   35
    Elbert Bentley Cemetery       35
    Fulton Cemetery               35
    Martin Baker Cemetery         36
    James Baker Cemetery          36
    Leonard Baker Cemetery        37
    Baker Cemetery #1             37
    Baker Cemetery #2             37
    Baker Cemetery #3             38
    Tolliver Cemetery             38
    Stines Cemetery               39
    Holbrook Cemetery             39
  David Hogg Family               40
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Sharon Kay (Krolo) Stevens    41
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Patricia Brock                42
  Charter Membership              43
  Queries                         47
  Book Notes                      48
  George Gibson Cemetery          48

September 1992 (Vol. III, No. II)

  Presidents Message               1
  Letters from Bert                2
  1850 Letcher County Census        
    Part 2                         4
  Court Order Book I, Part 3      11
  Doc Taylor                      16
  Marriage Book 3, Part 2         17
  Death Record for Albert Meade   24
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    LaDonna (Wright) Snyder       25
  Isaac Whitaker Bible Record     27
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Karen Elaine (Smith) Lee      28
  Collins - Eldridge Cemetery     29
  Tribute to Clarence D. Baker    31
  Births from Combs Bible         34
  1843 Letcher County Tax List    35
  Wesley Allen McElroy            41
  Pension Record                    
    David D. Caudill              42
  Christopher Hurst Family        43
  Spencer Breeding Family         45
  Old Water Mill                  46
  Collins Deed                    47
  Caudill Cemetery                49
  Melugeons                       50
  Queries                         51

March 1993 (Vol. IV, No. I)

  Presidents Message               1
  Corrections for 1850 Census      2
  Lt. Darwin K. Kyle                
    Highway Marker Dedication      3
  1850 Letcher County Census        
    Part 3                         4
  Letters from Bert               12
  Court Order Book I, Part 4      15
  Ralph Adams Article             21
  Hogg Family History             22
  Stephen Caudill Will            27
  1844 Letcher County Tax List    28
  John Johnson Deed               36
  Marriage Book 3, Part 3         37
  G. Bennett Adams Article,         
    Part 1 of 3                   45
  Pearl Combs Interview           49
  Picture of William Henry          
    Reynolds Family (ca. 1912)    50
  Dixon Cemetery                  51
  Letcher County Records for Sale 54
  Queries                         55
  Big Branch School 1907          56

September 1993 (Vol. IV, No. II)

  Presidents Message               1
  Marriage Book 3 Annotations      2
  Letters from Bert                8
  1845 Letcher County Tax List    10
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Henry Clinton Boatright       19
  Queries                         21
  Court Order Book I, Part 5      22
  Lewis Back Cemetery             28
  Raleigh Cemetery                30
  Teague Quillen                  32
  G. Bennett Adams Article,         
    Part 2 of 3                   33
  Marriage Book 4, Part 1         38
  Doc Cook Cemetery               41
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Michael William Hall          42
  Queries                         45
  Oven Fork Church                46
  Joseph E. Cornett Will          48
  Confederate Pension               
    Henry J. Back                 49
  Confederate Pension               
    Solomon C. Hampton            50
  Deed,                             
    Robert Bates/David Sergent    51
  Deed,                             
    Robert Bates/Steven Sergent   52
  Books for Sale                  54
  Hogg Family                     55
  Back Family Tree                  
    Ben and Nancy (Caudill) Back  57

March 1994 (Vol. V, No. I)

  Presidents Message               1
  Markers Purchased (Pictures)     2
  Marriage Book 4, Part 2          3
  Court Order Book I, Part 6       9
  Letters from Bert               15
  1846 Letcher County Tax List    17
  James Monroe Maggard Cemetery   21
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Audrey Mullins Treu           25
  Bakers Rock                     27
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Silas Henderson Begley        29
  Will of Ralph Collier, Sr.      32
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Milton Smith, Jr.             33
  Bates Cemetery                  35
  Corrections for 1850 Census     38
  Journey to Camp Fork            39
  Ison History                      
    Genealogy of Gideon Ison I    45
  Surname Index                   52
  William Thomas Hogg             55
  Preachers Problems              56
  Books for Sale                  57
  Queries                         58

September 1994 (Vol. V, No. II)

  Presidents Message               1
  Markers Purchased (Pictures)     2
  Letters from Bert                3
  1847 Letcher County Tax List     7
  James Tolliver Deed             11
  Pedigree Chart - Doshia Adams   12
  Brown Cemetery                  14
  Queries                         15
  G. Bennett Adams Article,         
    Part 2 of 3                   16
  John W. Wright Obituary         20
  Indian Bottom Obituaries        21
  Joseph E. Cornett               25
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Ruth Martin Smith             31
  Weddings (from Mt. Eagle 1921)  32
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Madeline Sue Bird             35
  Pedigree Chart - Ken Profitt    36
  Confederate Ancestors           37
  Marriage Book 4, Corrections    38
  Pedigree Chart - Jeff Halcomb   42
  Free Trial Offer (1914)         44
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Deborah Harris McGreehan      45
  William Tolliver Family         46
  Cival War in Harlan and           
    Letcher Counties, Part 1      50
  W. J. Hall, Jr. Bible Records   54
  J. I. Craft Letter              56

March 1995 (Vol. VI, No. I)

  Presidents Message               1
  Letters from Bert                2
  1850 Letcher County Census        
    Part 4                         4
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Mary Claire (Coleman) Kelly    9
  Cival War in Harlan and           
    Letcher Counties, Part 2      10
  David Sergent                   14
  Thomas Gilbert Family           15
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Zelma (Aills) Pratt           17
  Thomas Meade Cemetery           18
  Meade Family Cemetery #1        18
  Meade Family Cemetery #2        19
  Riley Meade Cemetery            20
  Sam Sergent Cemetery            21
  Sergent and Taylor Cemetery     21
  Thomas Carter Ancestry          23
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Jimmy B. Cornett              24
  Potter Family                   26
  Moses Toliver Family            27
  Mountain Eagle Articles         30
  Samuel Cornett Family           35
  Corrections                       
    (1910 Knott Co. Census Book)  36
  Thomas Johnson Family           37
  Peter Whitaker Family           44
  Webb Family Article             45
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Wanda (Stamper) Owens         47
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Patia Lee Massey              47
  Marriage Record                   
    John A. Caudill (9/2/1869)    48
  Birth & Death Index             49
  Queries                         53
  Col. Benjamin E. Caudill        55
  Books for Sale                  57

September 1995 (Vol. VI, No. II)

  Presidents Message               1
  Stephen Caudill                  2
  Court Order Book I, Part 7       9
  1850 Letcher County Census        
    Part 5                        12
  Johnson Journeys                18
  Thomas Middleton Family         20
  Jesse Toliver Family            29
  Joseph M. Hampton Letter        32
  John Lewis Deed                 33
  Joel Sturgill Cemetery          34
  Beyrl E. Boggs Cemetery         40
  John Profitt Family             41
  Zachariah Morgan Deed           45
  Civil War Caudill's             46
  Ancestor Chart -                  
    Rhoda Ellen Blankenship       56

March 1996 (Vol. VII, No. I)

  Editor's Notes                   1
  Campbranch School Census 1911    2
  1850 Letcher County Census        
    Part 6                         4
  John Toliver Family History      9
  Letters from Bert               16
  Deed Sullivan/Bates             18
  Barthalomeue Austin Family      19
  Queries                         21
  William Turner Family History   22
  Capt. W. J. (Bolen Bill) Hall     
    Confederate Cavalryman        25
  Letter from Gertrude Lewis      25
  Ancestor Chart -                  
    Denver G. Johnson             26
  War of 1812                     27
  Civil War Widow -                 
    Phyllis Tacket                31
  Keathley Work Statements        32
  Ancestor Chart -                  
    Chadwick Brice Niece          33
  Confederate Ancestors           40
  Goolsby Childers Family         45
  Male Sexton Marriages           48
  Index of all Letcher Heritage     
    News (Vol. 1-1 to Vol. VII-1) 52
  Publications Available          57

September 1996 (Vol. VII, No. II)

  Webb Lineage - Parts 1 and 2     1
  My Family Genealogy (Chub Adams) 4
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Joanna (Adams) Newsome         5
  Intercepted Letter -              
    Mona L. Harrod                 6
  School Census, Blackey - 1911    7
  Birth & Death Index             13
  Raleigh Cemetery                16
  Boggs Cemetery                  16
  Unnamed Cemetery                19
  1848 Letcher County tax List    20
  Queries                         23
  John Hall Family History        24
  Marriage Record of                
    Daniel Bentley  & Nancy Lewis 26
  Will of Peter Lewis             26
  James D. Caudill Cemetery       28
  Queries                         29
  Will of William Webb            30
  Deed of Conveyence -              
    John Bentley Heirs to Squire  31
  Corrections for 1850 Census     33
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Bruce Edward Robertson        34
  Descendants of                    
    Benjamin Robertson            35
  Thomas Watts Cemetery           37
  Queries                         40
  John C. Watts Cemetery          41
  Recipes from Yesteryear         42
  Land Record for John Johnson    53
  Early History of Letcher County 55
  Publications Available          57

March 1997 (Vol. VIII, No. I)

  Editor's Notes                   1
  Webb Lineage - Parts 3 & 4       2
  Indian Bottom Church History     4
  Sexton Female Marriages          5
  Parson's School Census - 1912    9
  Old Documents -                   
    Note by J. D. Craft - 1899    14
  Pedigree Chart -                  
    Ella Rae Wilson               15
  Queries                         17
  Martin Van Buren &                
    Anna Swan Bates Information   18
  Whitesburg Rotary Club -          
    The 1942 Review (1/1/1943)    22
  The Kentucky Colliers           24
  The Descendants of                
    Solomon Center                33
  Boggs Genealogy Narrative       38
  LCHGS Members                   47
  Letcher County Genealogy Web      
    Page Announcement             56
  Queries                         56
  Publications & Videos for Sale  57

September 1997 (Vol. VIII, No. II)

  From The Editor                  1
  The Role Of The Church In         
    Establishing And Keeping        
    Our Independence               2
  Letcher Co. Laconics             4
  1890 Special Letcher              
    County, KY, Census             5
  Last Will and Testament of        
    Martin V. Bates               13
  Intercepted Letter - Pedigree     
    Joseph and Delilah (Caudill)    
    Musselwhite                   17
  Pedigree Chart of                 
    Nancy Carole Early            20
  Pedigree Chart of                 
    Carol Louise Vanover          25
  Pedigree Chart of                 
    Kathy Jeanne Rager            26
  Sturgill Genealogy Narrative    27
  Dr. B. F. Wright -                
    A Biographical Sketch         29
  Old Talt Hall -                   
    (A Henry Martin Cousin)       30
  1921 Mountain Eagle Articles    31
  There's An Excuse For             
    Everything                    33
  Old Photos (2ea Large)          34
  Misc.                           36
  Descendants of Moses Adams      37
  Query - Harris                  38
  Creeches Who Were Legal Heirs     
    of Thomas Robertson           39
  Queries                         41
  Old Photo - 1941 H.S. Band      42
  Letcher County, KY, Births        
    (1852 - 1859) Adams - Collier 43
  Queries                         57

March 1998 (Vol. IX, No. I)

  From The Editor                  1
  Letcher Co.'s Methodist           
    Heritage                       2
  Letcher County, KY, Births        
    (1852 - 1859) Collier - Lewis  4
  Whitesburg 8th Grade Commencement 
    Program, May 16, 1952         18
  Isaac Hall & John Hall Deed       
    Oct. 18, 1883                 19
  Webb Grocery Store Building,      
    Partridge, KY (Picture)       20
  Chuckle of the Day              20
  Pedigree Chart for Marvin         
    Hall, Jr.                     21
  1910 Mountain Eagle Articles    22
  Wright's Fork of Long Ago -       
    McRoberts Today               23
  Pedigree Chart for                
    Clester Isaacs                25
  1911 Campbranch School Census   31
  Pedigree Chart for                
    Robert Allen Bevins           33
  Webb-Craft-Adams Reunion          
    Announcement, July 14, 1940   39
  Wedding Announcements from        
    1921 Mountain Eagle           40
  Gideon Ison History             43
  Copy of Headstone of              
    Cynthia Akemon                43
  Hall Family History             44
  Adams, Bush, Smith Cemetery       
    of Wolfe Co., KY              45
  Ancestry of Steven Douglas        
    Reynolds                      47
  Revolutionary War Record of       
    James Pratt                   49
  Letcher Co.'s Courthouse,         
    Early 1890's (2 Pictures)     53
  Benjamin E. Caudill from the      
    Burdette Bloomer Collection   54
  Queries                         55

September 1998 (Vol. IX, No. II)

  From The Editor                  1
  Pedigree Chart for                
    Robin Dea Clay Oliver          2
  Pedigree Chart for                
    Denver Gale Johnson            3
  Pedigree Chart for                
    Jesse James Collins            3
  Pedigree Chart for                
    Delight Slotwinski             4
  Pedigree Chart for Mose Stamper  4
  Pedigree Chart for                
    John Emmanuel Boyd             5
  Letcher Co. Births (1911-1915)    
    Surnames Beck thru Boyd        6
  Letcher Co. Deaths (1911-1915)    
    Surnames Beach thru Borovica   9
  Deeds of James Webb               
    (1793 and 1809)               10
  Wars, Battles and Other North     
    American Skirmishes           12
  Revolutionary War Record of       
    James Pratt                   14
  Mother's Crazy Quilt (1935)     17
  History and Genealogy of          
    David Childers                18
  History of Abraham Potter       23
  Descendant Chart for              
    Ephriam Potter, Sr.           27
  Webb-Craft-Adams Annual           
    Reunion, July 14, 1940        37
  Reprint of Whitesburg Booster     
    March 23, 1917                38
  Letcher County, KY, Births        
    (1852 - 1859) Lewis - Shupe   42
  Marriage License and Letter for   
    Isom and Magnolia Sloan       50
  Formation of Counties of KY     52
  School Census -                   
    Franks Creek 1911-1912        53
  Queries                         54
  Publications and Books for Sale 57

March 1999 (Vol. X, No. I)

  From The Editor                  1
  Uriah Sutherland                  
    Estate Sale, 8/15/1805         2
  Family History of                 
    Goolsby Childers               3
  Letcher County, KY, Births        
   (1852 - 1859) Singleton - Yonts 8
  Obituaries from the Mountain      
    Eagle (1938 - 1942)           14
  Pedigree of Timothy Wray          
    Gilbert and Family            20
  Article: Old Regular Baptists     
    To Build Church At Mayking      
    (Mt. Eagle, June 21, 1934)    22
  Uncle Mat, The Moonshiner         
    (Madison Greer)               23
  The Caudills of Wilkes County     
    And Eastern Kentucky          24
  Article: Aunt Lettie Webb         
    (Neon News, Feb. 1949)        26
  Why You Have A Family Name And    
    It Means To You               28
  Pedigree Chart of Nadine          
    Shepherd Cornett (Update)     31
  Article: 149 From Letcher         
    County Lost Their Lives In      
    World War II                    
    (Neon News, Sept. 1949)       32
  Francis Amburgey Deed of          
    March 10, 1884                34
  Tribute Program -                 
    Greenberry Thomas             35
  Pedigree Chart of                 
    Robert Edward Polley          39
  Photo: Common School -            
    Rockhouse Creek, 1884         43
  Photo: Preachers of Indian        
    Bottom and Oven Fork Assocs.  44
  The Inevitable Laws of            
    Genealogy                     45
  Troop Movements Through Pound     
    Gap During the Civil War      46
  Help Us Preserve The "Old         
    Indian Bottom Church"         50
  Pedigree Chart for                
    Mary Frances Stevens          51
  Pedigree Chart for                
    Lucinda Muncy                 51
  Pedigree Chart for                
    Randall Gay Crumpler          52
  Pedigree Chart for                
    James Wilber Whitt            53
  Pedigree Chart for                
    Carol Louise Vanover          53
  Queries                         54
  How Am I?  Well...              56
  Publications and Books for Sale 57

September 1999 (Vol. X, No. II)

  From The Editor                  1
  Reminiscence by Alfred V. Adams  2
  A Tribute to Henry Morgan         
    Holbrook (includes photo)      5
  Big Branch School Records:        
    1911 - 1912                    6
  Maggard School Records -          
    1912 - 1913                    8
  Little Cowan School Records:      
    1913 - 1914                   10
  Little Cowan School Records:      
    1912 - 1913                   12
  Intercepted Letter from Wilma     
    June Parker Anderson          14
  Physician's Reports filed by      
    Midwife Nettie Shackleford      
    Jan. 1925 to July 1932        17
  Adams Family Genealogy          30
  Descendants of                    
    John Collier, Sr.             33
  Photo: Our County's Great Old     
    Soldiers (7 men)              35
  Collier Family Genealogy        36
  Berkeley Plantation             38
  Help Us Preserve The "Old         
    Indian Bottom Church"         39
  Queries                         40
  A Tribute to Andrew Crase -       
    29 Dec 1938 News Article      41
  Statistics from the 1910 Letcher  
    County, KY, Census (List of     
    People and their Occupations) 43
  Pedigree Chart of                 
    Druschel Mullins              45
  Descendants of                    
    William Tolson Adams          46
  Queries                         55
  Letter From The Past            56

March 2000 (Vol. XI, No. I)

  From The Editor                  1
  Funeral for Aunt Lettie Webb     2
  Missing Gravestones (Story/Joke) 3
  History of the William Caudill    
    Family (Includes Photos)       4
  Letcher County School Census -    
    Rockhouse School 1911-1912     7
  Clippings from the Neon News,     
    Jan. 17, 1941                 10
  Descendants of Solomon Parsons  11
  Clippings from the Neon News,     
    Jan. 17, 1941 (Continued)     17
  History of the First Taylor       
    Family in Letcher County      18
  Letcher County School Census -    
    1910 and 1919                 19
  Family History of                 
    David A. J. Mullins           23
  Family History of                 
    Solomon M. Hampton            25
  Ceremonies of Pine Mountain       
    Chapter DAR and LCHGS         27
  Food on the Farm                29
  Wells Family History            33
  Remembering My Dad,               
    Garnett Calhoun               45
  Star of Love Quilt Donated to     
    Society for Fund Raiser       49
  Deed - Cynthia Akeman / Gerrard   
    Ingram, (December 9, 1885)    50
  Photo From the Past             51
  A Listing of Teachers and         
    Students of Letcher Co., KY   52
  Various Documents From the Past 53
  Family History of                 
    the Christian Family          56
  Queries                         56


Note: Vol. XI, No. II was mistakenly
labeled Vol. XII, No. II, so there is
 no Vol. XI, No. II or Vol. XII, No. I.

From this point on, the Vol. #/No. # 
designations are not necessarily 
consistent or consecutive. Use the 
Month/Year designation for reference.


September 2000 (Vol. XII, No. II)

  From The Editor                  1
  Brown Hotel/Old Jenkins Hotel    2
  Will of Robert Bates, Sr.        4
  Articles from the "Yodeler",      
    Stuart Robinson School         8
  Grave Houses                    10
  Lost Cemetery - Now Found         
    Kingscreek at Jct 931 & 160   13
  Headquarters National Guard       
    Troops, Camp Knox, KY         14
  V-Mail                          16
  Students at Mill Branch School    
    Roxana, KY, in 1947 (Photo)   17
  Hero of the Mountains           18
  German Naming Customs           20
  Relationship Chart              21
  A Kentucky Pioneer - Uncle        
    Riley Bentley                 22
  Oil and Gas Lease - Winton and    
    Patsie Sergent (5/12/1917)    23
  Biography of Thomas Benton        
    Sturdivent                    24
  Cornett Cemetery, Linefork, KY  26
  Ancestors of Many Letcher         
    Countians (Photo)             34
  Army Service Benefits, 1942     35
  Sandlick Cemetery Clean-Up      36
  Clabe Short Family              38
  Wesley Breeding Cemetery        40
  Wilson Short Ancestry - Update  41
  Death Certificate of Sillar       
    Craft Hall, 7/4/1942          44
  Will of Jesse Adams, Sr.        45
  The Story of Whitesburg - The     
    Open Sesame To Midas' Mines     
            (Part 1)              46
  Kentucky Vitals on Short Family   
    (1911 - 1915), Part 1         55

March 2001 (Vol. XIII, No. I)

  From The Editor                  1
  Elmer North Letter               2
  Elmer North Pedigree Chart       4
  Letcher County, KY, Place         
    Names: Bell Craft to Jeremiah   
   (Part 1 of 2)                  13
  Kentucky Vitals on Short Family   
    (1911-1915), Part 2           17
  Will of John Q. Bentley, Sr.    20
  Samuel Isaacs Land Grant        21
  George W. Isaacs Death Cert.      
    (b. 3/24/1841, d. 2/13/1923)  22
  Joseph P. Brown Obituary          
    (b. 8/1/1860, d. 4/11/1943)   23
  Whitesburg High School Graduates  
    Before 1927 to 1933 (Part 1)  24
  Jesse A. Adams Death Cert.        
    (b. ?, d. 10/25/1912,           
    Age: 57)                      28
  Early Letcher County Vitals,      
    Craft Family Births           29
  Federal Reserve Notes - "Old      
    Money" (photos)               32
  46th Annual Session of Indian     
    Bottom Assoc. Minutes         34
  Permission Slip for marriage of   
    Frances Holbrook and Riley      
    Sparks (1/29/1895)            35
  Cynthia Ann Adams Death Cert.     
    (b. 1833, d. 1/13/1913)       36
  Anderson Gibson Death Cert.       
    (b. ?, d. 8/9/1911, Age: 45)  37
  Family Group Sheet for Anderson   
    Gibson and Lucinda Sexton     38
  Malissie Gibson Death Cert.       
    (b. 1848, d. 5/26/1918)       39
  Gibson and Collins Families     40
  Henry Back Deed to James Back     
    (Deed Dated: 7/1/1871)        42
  Family Group Sheet for Enoch M.   
    Webb and Letha Jane Craft     43
  Queries                         45
  The Wilkes County, North          
    Carolina Connection           46
  Letter from Ruth Semaan in        
    Regard to Shepherd Family     48
  Queries                         48
  The Story of Whitesburg - The     
    Open Sesame To Midas' Mines     
            (Part 2)              49

September 2001 (Vol. XIV, No. II)

  From The Editor                  1
  Tribute to Wid Page              2
  Will of John A. Caudill          3
  Charles E. Richardson Family     4
  Letcher County, KY, Place         
    Names:  Kona to Whitesburg      
    (Part 2 of 2)                  5
  Old Jenkins School               9
  Query                           12
  Horn Post Office                13
  Finley Collins Death Cert.      16
  Dr. Thurman McKinley Perry      17
  Community News (Dec. 17, 1898)  20
  Corrections/Additions           20
  Grave Houses                    21
  Whitesburg High School Graduates  
    1934 to 1937 (Part 2)         24
  Louella Collins Deposition      26
  This Month's Pin-Up               
    Emmett Taylor                 29
  Family Group Sheet                
    Solomon Collier               31
  The Banner 1945 (Seco School)   32
  Fiddler Shade Slone             38
  The Story of Whitesburg - The     
    Open Sesame To Midas' Mines     
            (Part 3)              39
  Caudill's 13th Kentucky           
    Cavalry (C.S.A.)              56

March 2002 (Vol. XV, No. I)

  President's Message              1
  Letcher Co. Hist. & Gen. Soc.     
    Twelve Years of Progress       2
  Patsy Isaacs Sergent, 1822-1966  9
  Teacher's Contract              12
  Five Brothers in World War II,    
    The Yonts Brothers            13
  Fess Whitaker                   17
  Marriage Bond - G. Bennett        
    Adams and Ella Combs          22
  Ermine Grade School - 1950      23
  William M. Cornett, 1860-1936   24
  Revolutionary War Veterans      26
  David M. Maggard, 1840-1934     27
  Ismay and Dixie Kincer Sparks   29
  Main Street - Jenkins             
    Photo taken ca. 1900          30
  W. R. Hagins Family             31
  Recreation Building - Jenkins   34
  Samuel Banks and Kin - Birth      
    and Death Dates               35
  John Palumbo - Poet In Stone    37
  Death Certificate of George W.    
    Collins                       42
  Col. Benjamin Everage Caudill   43
  Whitesburg High School Graduates  
    1938 to 1940 (Part 3)         45
  Doctors and Midwives (1948)     47
  1948 Tax Assessment             48
  Will of James Ison              49
  Genealogy Books Available       50
  Family Genealogy Exchange       51
  Tri-City Family Connection -      
    Gilliam Family of Harlan Co.  52
  Back Family History Book on CD  56
  Queries                         56

September 2002 (Vol. XVI, No. II)

  President's Message              1
  Obituary of Gene Anderson        2
  Obituary of Homer Banks          3
  Obituaries of Bobby R. Lucas and  
    Margaret Franklin Addington    4
  Henry Vanover Family             5
  1920 Tax Receipt for George       
     Isaacs                       10
  Tax Collector's Sale For Taxes  11
  Eli Lucas, Sr.                  12
  Alfred Honeycut Muster Roll     17
  Paul Phipps Pedigree Chart      18
  Uncle Chunk Craft - Last Civil    
    War Veteran                   20
  Rev. John Adams' Bible          22
  Historical Sketch of the          
    Primitive Baptist Church in     
    Letcher and surrounding Co's  23
  John Johnson, Sr., Appraisal    26
  Marion Sumner - Fiddler King      
    of the South                  27
  Hurricane Gap School Class        
    Photo with names ca. 1939     32
  Hurricane Gap School Teachers   34
  Robert A. & Anna Mae Reed         
    McCullum                      35
  Brown/Cornett Civil War           
    Connection                    37
  Benge Family                    40
  Excerpts from The Black Kat,      
    WHS Journalism Class          45
  Andrew Jackson B Smith          48
  First Run of Mail Bus - Jenkins 52
  Old Timer Retires - Harper W.     
    Pippin (1948)                 53
  Consol's Old Timers - Nathaniel   
    H. Craft (1948)               54
  Queries                         55

March 2003 (Vol. XVI, No. I)

  President's Message              1
  Obituaries of Robert E. Polley    
    and Carl "Carlie" Anderson     2
  Obituaries of Bert C. Banks       
    and Lora D. Stamper            3
  Obituary of Curtis Bates         4
  The Battle of Whitesburg          
    December 13, 1862              5
  Western Union Telegram to Minnie  
    Holcomb - son is POW, 4/26/43  7
  Craft Funeral Homes Receipt for   
    burial of Fred Holcomb's        
    mother, 5/21/1951              7
  Consol's Largest Family - The     
    Thurston Collins Family        8
  Descendants of William Callihan  9
  Irene Depew Letter, 7/8/25      18
  Margaret Sharp Fulton           19
  Poem About The Camp Branch        
    Wreck on June 22, 1948        21
  Obituaries from The Mountain      
    Eagle (1938-1944)             23
  Bottom Fork School Photo, 1945  29
  John Morton Baker               31
  The Caudills of Letcher County,   
    Kentucky: A Family History    33
  Photo of Solomon Frazier Home   38
  John Hugh Hart                  39
  Death Certificate of Susan        
    Caudill, 8/14/1925            41
  Death Certificate of Mary         
    Cook, 7/25/1915               42
  My Days at Mill Branch School   43
  James Collins - Oldest Citizen,   
    News Article, 11/29/1927      45
  Photo of Civil War Veterans     46
  William Griffith Letter         47
  Henry C. Lucas Obituary in        
    Mountain Eagle, 2/18/1937     48
  Queries                         49

September 2003 (Vol. XVII, No. II)

  President's Message              1
  Obituaries:                       
    John Calvin Mulins,            2
    Imogene "Jean" Cupps Collins,  3
    Wheeler Brown, Tina Cook,      4
    Harold E. Lloyd,                
    Jean Bates Sexton,             5
    Noah Dennis Sturgil,            
    Lulu Back Smith,               6
    Clyde Yonts and Herbert Yonts  7
  Moses and Mary Garland Adams      
    Mark-A-Grace Headstones        8
  John B. and Sarah Adams          9
  Leonard Pigman (1748-1835)      12
  Hanbill Combs                   14
  Miss Reed Bible Study Class       
    (Photo, ca. 1941)             17
  Revolutionary War Pension         
    Application of John Sexton    18
  Mt. Eagle Article, 11/5/1936,     
    Jerry Lucas Robbed of Teeth   20
  Cordelia Hall Bently            21
  Hurricane Gap Church Established  
    Dec. 1910 - List of Members   22
  Mt. Eagle Article, 2/25/1960,     
    Arius Holbrook, Sr.           23
  Check for Henry Hall for $6.25,   
    Dated 6/1/1895                24
  Letter to Sol. Banks, 2/9/1925  25
  Articles from the Check Board,    
    1949 (Pub. of Cons. Coal Co.) 26
  Mt. Eagle Article, 10/10/1940,    
    Middle Dry Fork               27
  Irene Depew Letter, 7/30/1925   28
  Sgt. Brian Keith Bailey         29
  Articles from the Check Board,    
    1948 (Pub. of Cons. Coal Co.) 30
  Dames of Colonial Cavaliers     31
  Darcus Amburgey Taylor          32
  Corrections/Additions           33
  D. N. Benton, Oldest Consol       
    Employee (Check Board, 1948)  34
  Eagles Nest (Mt. Eagle), Photo    
    May 1910, Mr. Webb & Family   35
  Adams Genealogy                 36
  John H. Jones, CSA              39
  R. N. Swisher Letter, 7/14/1914 40
  Summons                         41
  V-Mail and Organizers Receipt   42
  Johnson Genealogy               43
  Queries                         50

Spring 2004 (Vol. XVIII, No. I)

  President's Message              1
  Obituaries:                       
    Dr. Henry G. Martin,            
    Nancy Irene May,               2
    Arlie Cook,                     
    Tom "Boots" Sexton,            3
    Tina Faye Whitaker,            4
  Riley Isaacs - 8th Grade          
    State Spelling Champion        4
  Edna Sergent Cook (1917-2000)    5
  Big Branch School Census (1914)  8
  Battle at Colley Branch - The     
    Rockhouse Ruckus (5/13/1864)  10
  Nancy Belle Morton Funeral Card 13
  Lucy Hamilton Adams Craft       14
  A Mighty Storm - H. R. Yonts    15
  Virgie Mae Caudill Bentley      18
  Whitco Grade School Fourth        
    Commencement (5/19/1948)      20
  The Johnce Mullins Family       21
  The Little Towns Within Jenkins 23
  Elkhorn Country Club            30
  John Henry Cook (1839-1927)     31
  Darcus Amburgey Taylor          32
  Marriage Bond - Martin and        
    Minty Isaacs (9/21/1883)      34
  Adams Records                   35
  Will of Catherine Pratt         42
  Five Generations of Aunt Clara    
    Collins (with photo)          43
  Marlowe 8th Grade School          
    Commencement (1944)           44
  Court Document - T. P. Craft      
    and S. E. Baker (7/9/1919)    45
  The Way We Were: Clips From the   
    Mt. Eagle Front Pages (April    
    24th through May 29th 1952    46
  Queries                         49

Fall 2004 (Vol. XIX, No. II)

  President's Message              1
  Obituaries:                       
    Fairy Mae Duncan,               
    Robert B. Collins,             2
    Belle Baker Sturgill,           
    Neldon Whitaker,               3
    Bernice Mullins,               4
  Mabel Mullins (1906-2004)        5
  David A. Sturgill  (1917-2004)   6
  Etta Collins Banks (1890-1982)  10
  Grave Houses                    11
  Paschal Fields Service            
    Station (photo)               14
  Last Confederate Widow Wasn't     
    Really the Last               15
  I'm Curious About This Antique  17
  Jenkins High School Banquet/      
    Prom Program - May 4, 1946    18
  Jessie Pauline Collins          19
  Bottom Fork School Census -       
    April 15, 1914                21
  Book Review/Ad: "Footprints of    
    an Owens Pioneer"             22
  Civil War Letter                23
  Obituary of Mary Jane Williams    
    (Mountain Eagle - 2/16/1936)  25
  Lusk Family of Letcher County   26
  Old Greeting Cards              27
  Funeral Card for William S.       
    Collins - Jan. 3, 1948        28
  Letcher Co. Records Worst Single  
    Car Accident in U.S. History  29
  The Old Nick Williams Company   31
  Star Tailoring Company          32
  Sylvester Prophet Land Grant    33
  War Ration Book                 35
  War Bond Giveaway Sponsored by    
    Polly Hardware                36
  Jesse Columbus Mooney Retires     
    After 63 Years of Mining      37
  Two Clover Splint Men Who         
    Practice Safety               39
  Title of "Miss Kentucky" Won by   
    Madonna Smith                 40
  Pvt. James Hall - 13 KY Cav CSA 41
  Marriage Register of William A.   
    Bentley and Virgie Caudill    43
  Will of J. H. Hart (9/21/1909)  44
  Dewey Caudill and Artie Caudill 45
  Pvt. Isaac Brashear - 13 KY Cav 47
  Queries                         49

Spring 2005 (Vol. XXX, No. I)

  President's Message              1
  Member Obituaries:                
    Charles Lee Adams,              
    Francis Cecil Stallard         2
  Charlemagne (King Charles)       3
  Nellie Taylor Sexton             8
  John A. Caudill Family           9
  Irvin Cornett Receipt (1893)    14
  Jesse and Louraney Cornett      15
  George and Kelly Hogg (photo)   19
  Granville Henderson Boatright   20
  War Ration Book - John R. Banks 21
  James M. Meade Letter - 1864    22
  Little Cowan School - abt 1928  23
  Loretta Lynn's Family           25
  Letcher County Lawmen (photo)   26
  Mountain Eagle Articles on        
    the 1927 Flood                27
  Marriage Certificate for David    
    Sturgill and Dacota Honeycut  34
  Whitesburg Schools - Graded and   
    High School (photos - 1928)   35
  Whitesburg HS Gym (photo-1928)  36
  Supt. R. Dean Squires           37
  Whitesburg Graded Faculty-1928  38
  Eighth Grade Graduates from       
    Whitesburg Graded School-1928 39
  Benjamin Webb Will              40
  Sons of Rev. James Collins      41
  Sons of Soloman Yonts           42
  Webb Cousins Reunion - 1991     43
  The Remarkable Webb Clan        44
  Kona Grade School (photo-1963)  46
  Consol Coal Co. Mine 205        47
  Owens History Book Progress     48
  Queries                         49

Fall 2005 (Vol. XXX, No. II)

  President's Message              1
  Member Obituaries:                
    Anna Everidge Collins,          
    Mitchell Caudill,               
    Larry Dean Brock, Sr.           
    Larry Issac                    2
  Family and Friends of Lee and     
    Lona Kincer (1942 Photo)       4
  Harris Yonts Funeral Card        5
  Whitesburg Main Street (Photo)   6
  Leander Sexton and Laura Pratt    
    Marriage Bond (12/2/1891)      7
  Selected Letcher County Land      
    Grants and Land Warrants       8
  Shadrick Slone Death Record     12
  Lewis Hall Death Record         13
  Civil War Tales About the         
    William "Mannon" Jenkins        
    Family of Letcher County      14
  Lee and Janie Isaac Hall Family 19
  Commencement Exercises, Marlowe   
    Grade School, March 16, 1944  20
  The Story of John B. and Sarah    
    Adams                         21
  Whitesburg High School, Photos    
    of 1928 Seniors               22
  Upper Blackey School Census,      
    April 20, 1914                29
  Obituaries from The Mountain      
    Eagle (1938-1944)             30
  Larry Collins - COBRAA Strikes  36
  Letcher County, 1858            41
  Hubert Bailey                   42
  WWII Christmas Dinner Card      43
  Will of James Gibson, 1803      44
  Gladys Taff                     46
  W. E. Cook                      47
  Harrison Hall                   48
  Queries                         50

Spring 2006

  President's Message              1
  Member Obituaries:                
    Stella Nadina Wright Osborne,   
    Thelma Caudill Rawlings        2
    Catherine "Cathie" Scherer,     
    Josephine Webb, Cornealous      
    "Cack" Bates                   3
    Nicholas Vernon "Nic" Brown,    
    Mitchell Caudill               4
    Kermit Collins, Herman Gibson  5
    Lee Isaac, Jr., Lonnie King,    
    Myrtle Cook Mullins            6
    Onis B. Smith                  7
  Owens History Book Announcement  7
  Society Receives Grant for        
    Cemetery Cleanup, etc.         9
  Short Family Book Announcement  10
  Obituary for Melvin Tolliver      
    (09/06/1847 - 01/19/1941)     11
  Obituary for Henry Morgan         
    (1852 - 1934)                 12
  Obituary for Elizabeth E. Adams   
    (12/03/1867 - 01/30/1940)     13
  Obituary for Roy Reasor           
    (04/10/1898 - 11/26/1940)     14
  Salyer/Baker Note               14
  Marriage Bond / Certificate for   
    Loyd Whitaker & Ludema Caudill  
    (12/28/1914 / 12/31/1914)     15
  History of Taylor Family in       
    Letcher County                18
  Joel Martin Wright Family       19
  Lee Kincer Family Photo         29
  Fouts Cemetery                  30
  Death Certificate for Morgan      
    Hall (02/08/1912)             31
  Birth Certificate for Lavenia     
    Taylor (02/26/1907)           32
  Halcomb Family of SE Kentucky   33
  The Halcomb Herald - Aug 2005   34
  Owens Ancestry                  43
  Tolliver Reunion                49
  Soldier - Arthur Bailey         51
  Photo - Gibson/Sexton Family    52
  Queries                         53
  Book List/Order Form            55

Fall 2006

  Member Obituaries:                
    Jake Smith, Rex Kiser          1
    Clyde Mays, Dunk Quillen       2
  Cemetery Grant                   3
  Document: Farmers' Bank of KY     
    dated Sep 10, 1891             4
  Cornettsville Post Office        5
  Zack Day Cemetery                6
  Blackey Post Office              7
  Whitesburg High School            
    Class of 1930                  8
  Boyhood Story about "Bad" Talt  10
  News Articles from outside of     
    Letcher Co. about Letcher Co. 12
  Col. Logan Henry Neil Salyer    22
  Permission Slip: For Victoria     
    Isaacs & Joseph Hall (1888)   27
  Letcher County Court Clerks     28
  Obituary of Wilburn Caudill     29
  Wade H. Flanary                 30
  Adams/Kincer Photo              31
  Old School Photos               32
  The B Smiths of Knott Co., KY   38
  Uz School Photo                 40
  Pedigree Chart of Governor        
    Ernie Fletcher Maternal Line  41
  Histories of Some of the Old      
    Regular Baptist Churches      42
  Noah Gibson Funeral Notice      48
  Books Available through           
    Tapestry Publishing Company   49
  Queries                         50

Spring 2007

  President's Message              1
  Member Obituaries:                
    Mona Lisa Owens Harrod,         
    Gladiola Yonts Meade           2
  McEroy Pedigree Chart            3
  Wesley Allen McElroy Story       4
  SCV Resolution in honor of        
    Lola Bates Honeycutt           5
  Sillar Adams Letter - 2/13/1910  7
  The Strange Death of              
    Joel Wright                    9
  Whitesburg High School            
    Commencement - 1942           10
  Craft-Webb Reunion (early 
    1940's) - Photo               11
  Henry W. Sparks Teacher's         
    Certificate                   12
  Phillip Conner Cemetery         13
  Charles Crase Cemetery          14
  Chester Roy Conner Cemetery     14
  List of Registrants Inducted      
    into the Service by the Local   
    Board of Letcher County, KY.    
    World War 1917-1919           15
  Dr. John Dishman Fitzpatrick      
    Mountain Eagle - July 1909    21
  Attorney D. Daniel Fields         
    Mountain Eagle - July 1909    22
  Race Track Story by Hiram         
    Williams - 12/31/1936         23
  Joel & Susannah Wright Tribute  24
  Marriage Bond - James Potter &    
    Louisa Hall - May 14, 1889    25
  John Adams Family               27
  Attorney Ira Fields               
    Mountain Eagle - July 1909    30
  Descendants of Nancy Annie        
    Shores (3/24/1874-2/25/1956)  31
  Photo of W. J. "Miller Bill" &    
    Martha A. Caudill             36
  Jenkins House Sales (1948)      37
  Stephen Wiley Hayes             38
  Reuben Thacker                  39
  Elizabeth Bates Funeral (1956)  41
  Betty F. Webb Obituary (1955)   42
  Demmer Richmond Story           43
  Family Group Sheet for Hawkins    
    Hall and Mattie Quillen       49
  Bear Branch School Census-1914  53
  Queries                         55

Fall 2007

  President's Message              1
  Member Obituaries:                
    Sandra "Sonnie" Baker, Esba     
    Everidge, Lonnie Gibson         
    Frazier                        2
  Obituaries of Member's Families:  
    Broza Adams, E. B. Addington,   
    Jr., Claude Andrew, Theresa     
    "Terri" Yonts Britt, Louanna    
    Caudill Banks Day, Glenn        
    Frazier, Mae Kiser, Debbie Ann  
    Stamper, John Curtis Thrasher,  
    Jr., Marsha Lynn Yonts         3
  Marriage License/Cert. of David   
    Sturgill and Dacota Honeycut   8
  Captain Peter Everette's Raid     
    (November and December 1863)   9
  Athalyle Caudill (1842-1923)    16
  Photo of 1954 graduating class    
    of Whitesburg Grade School    17
  Holbrook Family Bible Records   18
  Teacher's Register for Blackey    
    Main School, 1943-1944        19
  Adams Cemetery at Eolia, KY     21
  Colonel Vernon Eugene Davis     31
  Birth Certificate of Stillborn    
    Child of Winton Sergent and     
    Patsy Isaacs (5/12/1912)      32
  The Bobbed-Hair Scandal         33
  1854 Letcher County Births      37
  Queries                         42
  Photos of Camp Houses           43
  Descendants of William Yonts    45
  More Queries                    49
  Photo - In Memory of Lonnie       
    Gibson Frazier (1927-2007)    51

Spring 2008

  President's Message              1
  Obituaries:                       
    Adrian W. Reynolds, B. F.       
    Caudill, Marsha Collins,        
    Bazel Isaac, Mark Isaac,        
    Nathan Isaac                   2
  Clarence Sizemore Family Photo   5
  Tolliver Reunion - 2008          6
  Tolliver Death Records           8
  Martha Cook Toliver Death         
    Certificate                   10
  Rebecca Cook Tolliver Death       
    Certificate                   11
  Lynch Fields                    12
  Chapman Family Association      15
  Battle of Leatherwood           16
  Whitesburg Normal School Class    
    of 1915 Photo w/names         20
  Mrs. George M. Adams (Aunt        
    Poppy) - Mt. Eagle Article    21
  Thornton Old Regular Baptist      
    Church w/ photos              23
  Beaver Dam Creek - Elbertson      
    Bentley interview, 11/17/1936 24
  Enoch Flannary Webb & Family    27
  Candidates 1909 (Mt. Eagle)     28
  Marriage Record for W.H. Wright   
    and Delia Sanders 7/24/1913   29
  The Bull Hole                   30
  Talt Hall Elopes with Daughter    
    of Murdered Man               31
  Death of Ed Stratton - Lexington  
    Herald Article - 6/25/1928    32
  Bottom Fork School Photo, 1945  33
  Beaver Dam School Census, 1914  34
  Whitesburg Residences in 1860   35
  Muster Roll - Shade Slone       36
  John H. Jones, CSA              38
  John Roberts Letter - 2/14/1894 39
  Frank P. Burgess, Army WWI      40
  William M. Caudill, Army WWI    42
  Harlin Caudill                  44
  Marriage Record for William Cook  
    and Medora Isaac - 11/15/1888 46
  Calhoun & Baker Reunion - 2008  47
  Uncle Billy Boatwright          48
  Dr. James Monroe Bentley        50
  Queries                         51

Fall 2008

  Increase in Membership Dues      1
  Ovenfork School Census - 1913    2
  Obituaries:                       
    Vernon Brown, Ellis Duncil,     
    Betty Ison, Merley Mae Maggard, 
    Karen Stidham, Bud Tolliver    3
  Photo - Sunday School Picnic     6
  Marshall Benton "Doc" Taylor     7
  Opal's Rose (Opal M. Johnson)   11
  John & Darcus (Ambergey) Taylor 13
  Henry Fields Death Certificate    
    (son of Obediah Fields)       14
  Arthur Dixon                    15
  Aunt Lenie Adams Obituary       17
  W. W. Everidge Bible Records    19
  Abraham Childers                23
  Harold Whitaker Letter          27
  Descendants of Peter Whitaker   29
  Henry Morgan Obituary           34
  William R. Thomas Family Bible  35
  Rev. War Pension Statement given  
    by Moses Guest on behalf of     
    Samuel Isaacks                37
  Family Group for Hamilton         
    Gibson                        39
  John P. Slone Birth Record and    
    Pension Depositions           41
  James Bentley Deed              44
  Letcher County's Methodist        
    Heritage                      45
  Henry Elliott Sexton Family     48
  1946 WHS Faculty                50
  Queries                         56
  Publications                    58

Spring 2009

  Presidents Message               1
  Obituaries:                       
    John C. Cleveland, Florence     
    Meade Craft, Owen Sexton,       
    Vivian Sparkman Adams, Jerry    
    M. Amburgey, Lareve "Tina"      
    Blair, James L. Caudill, Chad   
    A. Gilliam, Hillard Hall,       
    Lawnie I. Hall,Nora Newsome     
    Isaacs, David W. Mercer,        
    Sylvester Quillen, Selma Riley, 
    Cleda McNulty Smith, Georgia    
    Mullins Fleenor Stallard,       
    Doris Buddle Williams          2
  Tolliver Reunion                10
  William "Ervin" Wright          12
  Midwife Cards                   14
  Courier Journal Article: Hiram    
    and Isham Caudill, 11/22/1962 15
  Article: James C. Duncan        16
  Cpl. Denver Collins, 1917-1980  17
  Lucinda Blair Banks, 1840-1920  18
  Marriage Certificate for Fred     
    Banks and Matilda Banks       19
  Whitesburg High School, May 20,   
    1952 Commencement Program     20
  Family History Records: John Q.   
    Brown and Elizabeth Caudill   22
  Marriage Certificate for William  
    Wright and Geona Hobbs        23
  1927 Red Cross Roll Call        24
  Dunham Colored School, May 19,    
    1948 Commencement, w/Photo    26
  Letcher County News, Dec. 1898  27
  Upper Cumberland School, 1974   28
  DECA Students Win Trophy, 1974  29
  William "Stiller Bill" Caudill,   
    w/Photos and Descendant Chart 30
  Family of Charles and Easter      
    Robertson Blair               36
  Judge James P. Lewis, w/Photo   47
  Robert and Margie Bentley Smith 48
  Military Service by Ancestors of  
    Paul D. Smith                 49
  County Names                    50
  John Wesley Bentley             51
  Descendants of Amanda Elizabeth   
    Shipley Ward                  52
  Queries                         54

Fall 2009

  Presidents Message               1
  Obituaries:                       
    Larry D. Collins, Elaine        
    Stamper Fields, Odis Cornett,   
    Thelma Cornett, Minnie Page,    
    Bemis Pratt, Hazel Quillen,     
    Shyra Lynn Collins Kresovsky   2
  Gene Spangler Military Service   6
  Arlie and Edna Sergent Cook      7
  Great Truths About Growing Old   8
  Margaret (Peggy) Quillen and      
    Teague Quillen Court Orders    9
  Ancestor Chart for Sarah Jane     
    Whitaker (1907-1992)          11
  The Four Stages of Life         12
  Hobson Hogg Funeral Service     13
  Article, Lewis Hall Acquitted   13
  Ben Hooper (1949 Check Board)   14
  Early Printers in Letcher         
    County (Photo)                15
  Marriage Permission Note for      
    Finley Sexton and Laura         
    Collins, May 17, 1915         15
  Newspaper Articles From 1800s     
    (John Sexton Murder)          16
  Wright's Fork of Long Ago       17
  Dr. John B. Floyd, Jr., Family    
    (1948 Check Board)            19
  Orville Osborne and Joyce Greer   
    Wedding (1948 Check Board)    20
  Arville Burke and Jean Crase      
    Wedding (1948 Check Board)    20
  The Gideon Ison Family          21
  Great Truths That Adults Have     
    Learned                       23
  Photo, Downtown Whitesburg        
    Early 1900's                  24
  Anna Hannon Wright              25
  Home Is Where The Heart Is        
    (1948 Check Board)            28
  Webb, Craft, Adams Family         
    Reunion Article (7/11/1940)   29
  Presidents Visits               31
  Death Ceretificate - Nancy Hall   
    Anderson (8/12/1949)          32
  David Day Family (Note/Photos)  33
  Tax Receipts, Ben F. Caudill    34
  Chad Allen Gilliam (1979-2009)  35
  Hassell Stamper (Article/Photo) 37
  James H. Frazier Cemetery       38
  Solomon Banks Family            39
  Election Ads (J. B. Banks,        
    Robert "Bob" Sexton)          40
  George Washington Cook          41
  Silas Watts Family              45
  Death Certificate - Athalile      
    Caudill Hampton (6/5/1923)    46
  Mattie Humphries Wright's Story 47
  Great Truths Little Children      
    Have Learned                  52
  Ralph Cornett                   53
  Queries                         55

Spring 2010

  Presidents Message               1
  Obituaries:                       
    Robert "Bob" Sexton, Lute       
    Sexton, William T. "Jack"       
    Bailey, Mandy Lynn Boo" Bentley 
    Ison, Billie C. Hippelheuser,   
    Kelly Stamper, Jr.             1
  History of Letcher County        4
  Funeral Service Cards for         
    Isaac Mitchell, 7/30/1940      8
    Hobson Hogg, 1/18/1940         9
  Jesse Potter Diploma, 1935      10
  Dr. Samuel Cornett Collins      12
  Dry Fork Veterans               14
  Caves of Linefork, 1903         17
  B. Arthur Caudill, 1894-1948    18
  Arthur V. Caudill, Military     19
  Misc. Obituaries:                 
    Jesse Austin, Hulda E. Powell,  
    Mary M. Compton, Mary E.        
    Chafins, Miles Gibson, George   
    Tackitt, Neal Osborn, Sr., N.   
    T. Tackett, Elder William       
    Osborn, Marion Slone, Nancy     
    Hamilton, Soloman Boyd        20
  Whitesburg H.S., Sophomore Class  
    of 1928, w/ Photo and Names   22
  Descendants of James F. Maggard 23
  Railrod to Kingscreek           35
  Death Certificate of Johnny       
    Collins, Died on 5/9/1942     36
  Davis Family Christmas Greeting 37
  Thurston Davis Letter, 1937     38
  Dawahare Brothers               41
  Isaac Whitaker                  43
  Sinclair Flannery, Civil War    44
  Hall-White Shooting Mystery     45
  Humor in Genealogy Records      45
  Jaycees Roster, 1961            46
  Wright Family                   47
  Queries                         55

Fall 2010

  Presidents Message               1
  Obituaries:                       
    June Frazier Breeding, Ruby     
    June Caudill, Saundra Sue       
    Webb Hill, Margie Lee Kiser,    
    Patricia Ruth Francis Thrash,   
    Lois A. Baker, Myrtle Blair,    
    Pauline Elkins                 2
  Whitesburg H.S., Freshman Class   
    of 1928, w/ Photo and Names    6
  Mountain Eagle Scan Project -     
    Updated List of Needed Issues  7
  Family of Timothy Paul Johnson    
    and Cosby Quillen             11
  Ermine Grade School, 1951-52      
    (w/ Photo)                    12
  Descendants of Rev. James         
    Shepard Collins               13
  Letter to G. P. Isaacs, Dated     
    August 10, 1924               17
  Known Only to God, Six Unknown    
    Graves of Civil War Soldiers  21
  Early Settlers in Wise County,    
    VA - Melvin Sargent           22
  Abstract of Rev. War Pension of   
    John Sexton, 1834             23
  Hon. J. W. M. Stewart Article     
    from July 1909 Mountain Eagle 24
  Rotary Club, Letcher County       
    Happenings - 1942 in Review   25
  Superintendent's Report, Arch     
    C. Adams, 1903                27
  Habbitts Clan                   29
  Nelson and Mary Ellen (Barnett)   
    Adams Family, w/ Photos       39
  Article - Hogg Building Burns     
    in Whitesburg, 3/10/1949      45
  My Amazing Grandmother - Susie    
    Crabtree Blizzard             47
  Will of Christopher Reynolds    54
  Article - Reedy Store Moves to    
    New Location, 1956            55
  Queries                         56
  Photos of Some LCHGS Members,     
    Celebrating Twentieth Year    58

Spring 2011

  Presidents Message               1
  Obituaries:                       
    Melinda Sue Lovern Kenney,      
    Donald Ray Meade, Allen         
    Branham, Jack Branham,          
    Margaret Page Caudill,          
    Moneaki Owana Caudill, Alene    
    Baker Cook, Alicia Corie Cook,  
    Lonnie Craft, Bertha Irene      
    Early, Desta Anderson Hall,     
    Geraldine Sparks Hall, Reneva   
    Lois Hayes, Jerry Hissom,       
    Glenda Carol Sexton Jones,      
    Julie Sergent Lucas, Maxie      
    Halcomb Mays, Woodie McKinney,  
    Ora L. Pierce, Ruby Jean        
    Collier Ramsey, Don Richardson, 
    Ford Richardson, Omery Sanders, 
    Roger Lee Sexton, Carolyn Sue   
    Turpin, Stephanie A. Wilcox-    
    Wagner, Lillian Walker,         
    Alberta Webb, Benjamin "Benny"  
    Johnson                        2
  Isaac Mitchell Funeral Service    
    July 30, 1940                 18
  Ghost Stories in Letcher County   
    Involving the Civil War       19
  Teacher's Group 1930's (Photo)  28
  The Black Kat - December 1927   29
  The Webb Family - 1932 Article  33
  Seco Banner - March 1945        37
  Alex Anderson - Consol's Old-     
    Timer - From 1947 Checkboard  40
  Obituaries - Thornton Union       
    Association of ORB, 1948-49   41
  George Minton, Consol Old Timer   
    Retires - 1949                43
  The Silas Watts Family Tree       
    with Photos                   44
  Mayking School - April 14, 1922   
    List of Pupils, etc.          45
  July 1909 Mountain Eagle Photos   
    John M. Adams, Warren M. Meek 50
  Miles M. Holbrook Documents     51
  Captain W. J. Hall (1826-1912)  54
  Death Certificate of George W.    
    Brown - July 19, 1917         55
  Leonard Hall and Nancy Jane       
    Adams Marriage Record, 1926   56
  Soldier Activities in Camp        
    During Civil War              57
  Sergent Elementary School, 8th    
    Grade Graduation Photo, June    
    1951                          61

Fall 2011

  Presidents Message               1
  Obituaries:                       
    Stephen P. Adams, Don C.        
    Amburgey, Judith Ann Baker,     
    Mattie Fern Brown, Dauphus      
    Day, Carol Gibson, Connie       
    Hall, Carl Dean Mullins, Vina   
    Michelle Banks Roark, Sherry    
    Lynn Page Whitaker             2
  Newspaper Article: Richard Hall   
    and Andrew Thornsberry          
    Ambushed (July 20, 1906)       7
  List of Whitesburg Post Office    
    Postmasters (1843-2010)        7
  List of Letcher County P.O.'s    8
  Photo: Jack Taylor Orchestra     9
  Sarah Day Letter (9/5/1934)     10
  Article: Mudtown Mishap from      
    the 1947 Checkboard           11
  V-Mail to Blanch Holbrook       13
  V-Mail to Maxie Davis           14
  Civil War Tales About the         
    William M. Jenkins Family     15
  Grocery Tickets (May 1943)      20
  Kenneth Clayton "Kenny" Baker   21
  Minute Obits (1951-1955)        23
  Humor in Genealogical Records   30
  Death Certificates:               
    Martha Toliver, 9/2/13        31
    Ruby Pearl Stanifer, 9/14/12  32
    William R. Caudill, 10/26/16  33
    Sillar Hall, 7/4/1942         34
  Civil War Soldiers: John Barnes   
    Christian and Aaron Rice        
    Bentley                       35
  Article: What was Whitesburg      
    Like in Earlier Times?        37
  Time Sheets - J. M. Franklin    41
  Commencement Exercises: Marlowe   
    Grade School, 3/16/1944       42
  Orphanage - G. Bennett Adams    43
  Obituary: Aunt Venia Webb       49
  Announcement: Pictorial Book      
    on Lecher County by Deborah     
    A. Cooper now Available       50
  Queries                         51
  The Whitesburg Booster, Vol. 1,   
    No. 3: Friday, March 9, 1917  53

Spring 2012

  Presidents Message               1
  Obituaries:                       
    Verna Banks, Edna Lucille       
    Blanton, Margaret Caudill,      
    Bill Franklin Farley, Jimmy     
    Dwight Frazier, Dixie Kincer    
    Sparks, Norma Jean Campbell     
    Wright                         2
  Washington Post Article on the    
    Hall-Martin Feud - 10/8/1906   5
  Robinette Family Drownings in     
    1939, with Funeral Photos      6
  Letcher County Militia, Co. H,    
    of the 2nd Kentucky Militia     
    with Group Photo              11
  Miles Mayo Holbrook and Flora     
    Jane Collins Family Births    15
  Marriage Bond for John Taylor     
    and Darcus Amburgey           16
  Mountain Eagle Article, "Walk     
    Down Main Street in Early       
    Whitesburg"                   17
  Ghost Stories                   23
  Floyd County Times Article -      
    John Newsom Given Two Years     
    In Slaying of James Nelson      
    Boggs (1/29/1932)             27
  Program of the 40th Anniversary   
    of the First Baptist Church of  
    Whitesburg - March 13, 1939   28
  In Memory of Icy Johnson        32
  "Dad" McCowan Retires, Article    
    from the 1947 Checkboard      33
  History of the Taylor Family in   
    Letcher County, KY            34
  Descendant Report for William     
    Shepherd and Rebecca Maggard  36
  Floyd County Times Articles on    
    the Murder of Ben Bates       43
  Descendant Report for John A.     
    Parrott and Nancy J. Arnold   44
  Thurston Davis Letter - 1937    45
  The Family Record of Wesley J.    
    Caudill and Margaret Caudill  47
  Daniel Boone Fields             49
  Marriage Record of Alex Hall      
    and Martha Crase - 3/12/1917  50
  Mullins Cemetery, Eilia, KY     51
  Blackey: Its Growth and Decline,  
    1912-1932                     53

Fall 2012

  Presidents Message               1
  Obituaries:                       
    Amanda Roberts, Dr. Andreae     
    Collins, Thomas Ray Day,        
    Hershel Evin Hall, Arlene       
    McCullough, James Norris        
    Davis                          2
  Records of G. Bennett Adams for   
    the Mouth of Thornton School    
    1913-14                        6
  Letcher County Memories Peom by   
    Lois (Hampton) Back - 2003     9
  The Kincer Family               11
  Tall Tale From Letcher County     
    Concerns Famous Bull-Hole     13
  Fallen Heroes - In Memoriam     14
  Application for Elecrtic          
    Service - 5/21/1941           16
  Jackson Watkins and Elizabeth     
    (Keziah) Hollon Family        17
  Photo of Mart Lewis Home        20
  149 From Letcher County Lost      
    Their Lives in WWII           21
  Letcher County Directory 1914   22
  John H. Craft Obituary          24
  Braddock Family Cemetery        25
  Williams Family                 26
  News Articles About the Feuds     
    of the Hatfields and McCoys   27
  Kenny Phillips Cemetery         29
  Marriage Bond of George W.        
    Sexton and Catherine Cook     32
  Robert Bates                    34
  Stephen R. Blair Obituary       35
  Florida Trip - From the Diary     
    of French Hawk's Wife - 1937  36
  Notes on the Potter, Sanders,     
    Wright and Howell Families    40
  Senior Class of Stuart Robinson   
    High School - 1978            41
  Commencement Exercises for        
    Whitesburg 8th Grade - 1958   42
  Mary Jane "Polly" Collier       44
  Battles of West Liberty and       
    Ivy Mountain                  47
  Obituary of Rev. Nathan Thomas    
    Hopkins  (1852-1927)          49
  Marching Order - Whitesburg       
    High School 1961-62           50
  141 Candidates File for County    
    and City Offices in Primary     
    Election - 1961               51
  Photo of Blanche Holbrook (16)    
    holding Arius Jr. (6 mos)     52
  Letcher County Officers, 1870   53
  Revolutionary War Veterans of     
    Letcher, Perry and Knott        
    Counties                      54

Spring 2013

  Presidents Message               1
  Obituaries:                       
    Grant Caudill, James Duncan,    
    Connie Roberta Elswick, Eleanor 
    Ann King Isaacs, George Mikel   
    Isaacs, Velma Owens Lovins,     
    Doyle C. Roe, Jr., Ona Faye     
    Sexton, Elmer Ray Webb, Robert  
    Francis Douglas, Bennett        
    Stallard, Eva Dale Stallard     
    Douglas                        2
  "Baby Number 8" by Eva Dale       
    Douglas Two Days Before Her     
    Passing on February 22, 2013   8
  Family Group Sheet for William    
    Leonard Stallard and Minnie     
    Belle Hart                     9
  Photo Needing Identification    10
  Moments and Memories of WHS -     
    Whitesburg High School          
    Faculty, 1927-28              11
  WHS Junior Class - 1928         14
  WHS Basketball Team - 1928      15
  Six Baker Brothers - Photo      16
  Mt. Eagle Article: Wayne Stamper  
    Death - October 18, 1934      17
  Neon News Article: Miner Father   
    of 34 (John L. Slone) -         
    August 19, 1932               18
  1899 Tax Receipt for Jesse        
    Stallard                      18
  Thornton Old Regular Baptist      
    Church                        19
  Elder G. Bennett Adams Funeral    
    Card - March 24, 1950         22
  Gleanings for February 1948     23
  Harlin Caudill, Grave #11       24
  Who's Who - Comments by Virginia  
    Harris Combs on Various People  
    from the Past                 26
  Descendants of Dennis Sexton    30
  Hall-White Shooting Mystery     40
  The Henry Vanover Story - His     
    Murder Led to the Ira Mullins   
    Family Massacre               41
  Descendants of John Gibson      44
  Letcher County, KY, History     54

Fall 2013

  Presidents Message               1
  Obituaries:                       
    Hager Blair Sr., William Edwin  
    Gibson, Bertha Imogene Sizemore 
    Mullins, Donald Webb, Pressie   
    Spencer Adams, Patsy Nadine     
    Craft, Bonnie Holbrook, Oda     
    McClain                        2
  Arthur Warner Broughman (article  
    from the Checkboard - 1948)    6
  Henry Randolph Holbrook (1838-    
    1907)                          7
  The Reynolds Family of Letcher    
    County, KY                     9
  Frank H. Price (article from      
    the Checkboard - 1947)        12
  Judge Floyd Hall Threatened by    
    Two Murderers (1894 article)  13
  Bryant Family Cemetery Listing  16
  Vital Records from the Bible of   
    W. J. Hall, Jr. (1846-1921)   17
  Obituary of Dishman Fields        
    (1905-1936)                   19
  Miller Cemetery Listing (#1       
    Hill in Jenkins, KY)          20
  Skirmish at Camp Cumberland,      
    March 15, 1863                21
  Obituary of Sam Mullins (1875-    
    1951)                         24
  Andrew Craiger Cemetery Listing 25
  Obituary of Sol McCray          26
  Historical Disclosure read        
    before the Thornton Regular     
    Baptist Church on April 18,     
    1936 by G. Bennett Adams      27
  Family History Record of John     
    Robinson Blair (1799-1870's)  35
  War Ration Book of Mary Banks   36
  Articles about the Hanging of     
    Leonard Woods in 1927         37
  Letcher County Post Offices     39
  Funeral Information for Stephen   
    P. Combs - Dec. 17, 1943      43
  Family History Record of          
    Stephen Adams (1840-1911)     44
  Funeral Information for Miles     
    M. Holbrook - June 8, 1948    45
  Photo of Miles M. Holbrook with   
    wife, Flora Collins           46
  Taylor Family - Early History   47
  Funeral Information for John      
    N. Anderson - Mar. 30, 1938   48
  Looking for Leonard Marsh Grave,  
    Husband of Sofa Duty Marsh    49
  Ratliff Cemetery Listing (#1      
    Hill in Burdine, KY)          50
  Alamander Martin Marriage         
    Record, Floyd County, KY      51
  Family History Record for Martha  
    Jane Caudill (1852-1945)      52
  Letcher County Schools, 1901-3  53
  Ad for Sam Hush Store - Neon,     
    KY (1932)                     54

Spring 2014

  Presidents Message               1
  Obituaries:                       
    Billie Loraine McKinney,        
    Ronald E. Potter, Gary Bennett  
    Amburgey, Mary Evelyn McElroy   
    Bentley, Marla A. Chilson,      
    Patty Jean Hall Harper Elson,   
    Loreva Banks Fields, Elaine     
    Hall, Melody Dawn Griffie       
    Kelly, Junior McArthur Sexton,  
    Rosa Meade Tackett, Hazel       
    Tolliver                       2
  Photo of Lewis Block Building    8
  Pictorial Directory of members    
    of Thornton Old Regular         
    Baptist Church (1971-72)       9
  Family Group Sheet for Charles    
    Allen Stidham                 16
  Pedigree Chart for Charles        
    Allen Stidham Jr.             17
  Family Group Sheet for Calvin     
    Preston Stidham               18
  Family Group Sheet for Hugh       
    "Hughey/Hewey" Stidham        20
  Family Group Sheet for Nathan     
    Stidham                       22
  Photo of Evans Post Office        
    (1891-1900)                   23
  Ben Caudill's Army - from the     
    Abingdon Virginian, June 1863 24
  List of Ordained Ministers      26
  Obituaries from ca. 1928:         
    Cordella Akers, Mary F. Baker,  
    William Herbert Baker, Viva J.  
    Short, Elder F. M. Adams      26
  Mountain Eagle Articles from      
    July 1943, 1953, 1963, 1973,    
    1983, 1993, and 2003          28
  In Memoriam: Joe Wassum         32
  Moments and Memories of WHS     33
  Diary of a Substitute Governor,   
    May 23, 1938                  40
  An Autobiography by Ella          
    Vermillion Preston, Class of    
    1934                          42
  Article: The Arrest of Samuel     
    Sloan and Samuel Adams Nearly   
    Ten Years After the Murder of   
    Deputy US Marshall Wireman -    
    October 11, 1898              55

Fall 2014

  Presidents Message               1
  Blank Family Group Sheet for      
    Submitting Family History      2
  Obituaries:                       
    Robert Gene Adams, Vivian Jo    
    Bailey, Lessie Johnson          
    Fleming, Deanna Faye Fouts,     
    Betty Lou Cureton Horn, Rev.    
    Harold Dean Kincer, J. D.       
    Quillen, Eugene F. Yonts,       
    Alpha Faye Sexton, Iris Berlie  
    Berdie" Mudd                   3
  Western Union Message Regarding   
    Furlough of Pvt Arius Holbrook  
    Dated March 31, 1943          10
  The History Behind Black Eyed     
    Peas on New Year's Day        11
  Whitesburg High School Class of   
    1937 and Their 50th Reunion   13
  History of The Holcomb Family   19
  Letter from Marshall Benton       
    Taylor, "Doc Taylor" and "The   
    Red Fox", dated June 11, 1893 24
  Hiram Wesley Hogg Reflects on     
    Past on His 100th Birthday    25
  Henry Adams and Johnny Wright     
    Fight it Out in Pike County   27
  Political Cards from 1960's     31
  Death Certificates for William    
    R. Caudill (10/26/1916) and 
    Wilson Whitaker (1/11/1926)   33
  The Cook/Bentley Family         35
  Millard Tolliver - Whitesburg     
    High School                   41
  1917 Train Wreck in Neon Kills    
    Ten and Injures Many Others   45
  Funeral Cards: Herman S. Fields   
    and Foyster Stamper           48
  Captain William J. Hall         49
  How to Know You're Growing Old  50
  The Sons of John Cornett,         
    (1712-1787)                   51
  Children of John Dixon Caudill    
    and Mary Green                52
  Excerpts from the June 1948       
    Check Board                   53




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