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Queries: March, 1997

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March, 1997 Query Surname Index

A Addison Anderson B Barrow Beatty Butcher C Cave Clark Clark Clinkenbeard Coons Cotton Crumpler E Ealoy F Fourt G Gibson Gilvin Gleason Goff Gonel Goodpaster Gorham Green Grimes H Hinds Howard Howard J Johnson Jones Jones M McClain McClelland McClintock McKee Meeks Meeks Menifee Menifee Miller Moore Morgan N Newkirk O Oldham P Pleak Pleakenstalver Pleak Pleakenstalver R Ralls Razor Riddle Riffet Robeson S See Selby Shields Shulse Shultz Smoot Spence Spires Steele Stewart Stiles Swartz T Thomas Thomas Trimble Turley V Vestal W Wade Wills Wilson Wilson Woodard Wyatt

March, 1997 Queries

Charla Marchione (marchpubs@juno.com) -- CAVE
Will share info on my ancestor Rev. Benjamin CAVE from Mt. Sterling, moved to Ohio about 1805 with family.
Item entered 3/30/97.

Dan Gilvin (dgilvin@arkansas.net) -- GILVIN
I am researching the surname of Gilvin in Bath and Montgomery counties. I also need any information on Dudleys Mounted Battalion Kentucky Volunteers War of 1812. Thank You.
EMAIL address updated 3/30/97.

Mike Shulse (mshulse@nemonet.com) -- SHULTZ
My ggg grandfather Henry Shultz and family came to Mo.(Ralls Co.) in 1840 from Nicholas and Montgomery Cos. Ky. One of his sons , Peter Shulse married a second cousin from Nicholas Co. Evaline Shulse. She was a Shulse before she married him. As you can imagine, this has been very confusing. They may have been connected with "Dunkards" or German Baptist Brethren. We feel certain that they came out of N. C. into Ky. as the 1880 census for Ralls Co. Mo. indicated Peter stated his father was born in N. C.
Item entered 3/27/97.

Michael VanBaaren (QTLA71A@prodigy.com) -- BUTCHER/CLARK
I wish to correspond with anyone researching these families. James BUTCHER, b c1774 VA, md Martha CLARK, 24 May 1794, Bourbon Co., KY. Martha, b 1776, Greenbrier Co., (W)VA, dau. of John G. & Frances (McCLINTOCK) CLARK of Augusta Co., VA. James and Martha (CLARK) BUTCHER had the following children: William, 1798 (md Sarah MORGAN); Elizabeth, 1797 (md Lewis GIBSON); Samuel, 1798 (md Jane THOMAS); Sarah, 1800 (md Thomas GONEL); George, 1802 (md Mary SMOOT); Hannah, 1804 (md William THOMAS); John M., c1805 (md Sarah GLEASON); Phebe, c1808 (md William McKEE); Anna, c1812 (md Solomon GRIMES). All ch. b Montgomery Co., KY. Family was in portion that became Bath Co., and migrated to Putnam Co., IN by 1825. I am descended from son, Samuel. James BUTCHER's brother, Isaac BUTCHER, md Elizabeth CLARK (sister of Martha), 1797 in Fleming Co., KY. James & Isaac were also somehow related to Ignatius BUTCHER who shows on early Montgomery Co. KY tax lists (1790's).
Item entered 3/27/97.

Michael VanBaaren (QTLA71A@prodigy.com) -- THOMAS
Joel THOMAS, b 1767, VA; md Margaret (STILES / STITES ??) c1795. Margaret, b 1771, VA. Only 2 children known: Jane THOMAS, b 29 July 1801; and Elzephus, b 1807, both in Montgomery Co., KY. Joel was in portion of Montgomery Co. that became Bath Co. in 1811. The family migrated from Bath Co. to Putnam Co., IN c1830. I find lots of THOMAS' in Montgomery/Bath Co., but cannot make any connections to my Joel. Were there other children? I would enjoy corresponding with anyone researching THOMAS' in this time period and counties. Thank you!!
Item entered 3/27/97.

J. Daniel Mahar (mahard@sfcep.corp.ge.com) -- BEATTY/SEE
Researching the above two families that lived in Montgomery county in the 19th century. Thomas and Daniel Beatty lived along Jefferey's Creek. Thomas died in 1818 and left children: Polly, Sally, Thomas, William, Nancy See, Joseph and James. Conrad, John, and George See came to Montgomery County around 1800. John See married Polly and died in 1837 leaving a will that names children: John (died 1839), Polly Howard, Andrew, James, Joseph, Martin, Elizabeth Wyatt, and Margaret Woodard. I am looking for any information on these families and their collateral lines. San Francisco, CA
Item entered 3/27/97.

Bill LaBach (wmlabach1@insightbb.com) - ANDERSON
I am searching for the parents and siblings of John Anderson (1760-1826) who was a farmer on Lulbegrud Creek and who married Mary Robeson [also spelled Robinson and Robertson] (1772-1847). His children were named James Robeson Anderson, John Fowler Anderson, Matthew William Anderson, George W. Anderson, Ann Anderson, Margaret (Peggy) Anderson and Robert Smith Perry Anderson. His marriage must have been about 1798 (no record) as his first child was born in 1799. He is buried in an old family cemetery on Levee Road. I would like to locate this. I don't even know what road is referred to as Levee Road. I suspect (don't know) he may have come from Mercer County and was not the first generation of his family in Kentucky. A William Anderson was appointed to appraise the estate of James Robeson, deceased, in Lincoln County in the 1780's [Mercer was formed from Lincoln]. Another James Robeson's Will was probated in Mercer Co. in 1792 and mentioned a daughter, Mary. I can't actually connect these families based on what I know now. My decent is through George W. Anderson (1810-59) who moved to Jackson County, Missouri in 1836. Also researching HINDS, McCLELLAND, and STEWART. Bill [William Anderson] LaBach in Lexington, Kentucky.
Item updated 3/27/97.

Edie Suttle (jsattle9@idt.net) -- WILLS/HOWARD
I am researching the WILLS and HOWARD families of Montgomery County Kentucky, they were known to be in Montgomery County in 1845/50. Andrew WILLS married Mahala HOWARD in Montgomery County, and they had 4 possibly 5 children all born in Montgomery County Kentucky. Willing to share information I already have on the WILLS/HOWARD Family. Thank you.
Homepage: http://www.geocities.com/heartland/6437
Data entered March 1997.

J. Thompson (JThomp1655@aol.com) -- RIFFET
I am looking for any info on my gggrandfather Daniel Riffet (Reffit). He was born in Montgomery Co., Ky and married Magdelina Ealoy from Tennessee and moved to Brazil (Clay County) Indiana He was born circa 1815. They had several children all born in Indiana. Daniel was on Indian Census records from 1830 thru 1860. He then dissappeared and in 1870 records Magdelina was remarried to someone else. I am assuming he was probably killed in the Civil War. Any information on this surname would be greatly appreciated.
Item entered 3/22/97

Mary Ann Conrad (maconrad@flash.net) -- NEWKIRK:
Elias NEWKIRK, b. abt 1765 and d. aft 1820 Montgomery Co. KY. Elias was on on Clark Co. tax lists 1793-1799. Children by #1 wife: Henry b. abt 1779; Mary b. abt 1780 m. Uriah WILSON 1796 in Clark Co.; Elias, Jr.; Matthias m. Lucinda abt 1820. Could Cornelius NEWKIRK on Clark Co. 1797-1799 tax lists also be a son of Elias. Wife #2 Mrs. Susannah Johnson d. aft 1833 in Montgomery Co. By 1800 family living in Montgomery Co.
Item entered 3/22/97

Colleen Ratterree (gail.ratterree@bbs.hal-pc.org) 14851 Bramblewood, Houston, TX 77079, 281/497-3785 -- MOORE
I am researching Moore -Esther Moore married William Vestal 1820 in Montgomery.
Item entered 3/17/97.

Debbie Schmidt (SMILEYCAKE@AOL.COM) -- TURLEY
Seek information on Samuel Turley born 1769 Henry CO. VA. He married Sallie Oldham about 1790. Moved to Madison Co ,KY where she died about 1819. Samuel and children moved on to Callaway CO. Missouri. Children:
Margaret married 1819 in Montgomery CO to John Trimble
Polly died in Madison CO. (1794-1797)
John died in Madison CO. (1796-1797)
William O. married Dorothy Fourt
Elizabeth (1800-1845)
Nancy married 1828 to B.B. Steele
James E. married Harriet Miller
Julia Ann married William Selby in 1832
George married Sarah Spires
Sallie (1813-1834)
Item entered 3/9/97.

Clemmie Weist (crwfam@aol.com) -- SWARTZ
Looking for information on Frances M. Swartz who died in Montgomery Co. 12-9-1912. Trying to determine if she was the wife of William Swartz of Bath Co.Where was she buried. Also would like to know if anyone in Montgomery Co. who does look ups who would be willing to look for Frances obit. Any help appreciated.
Item entered 3/9/97.

Jay B. Jones (jjones@earth.sunlink.net) -- JONES
Wiley JONES mustered into the War of 1812 from Mount Sterling, Montgomery Co., KY. Parents were Mathew JONES and Mary CRUMPLER JONES who came to Montgomery Co., in 1801 perhaps to join church of David Barrow who also came from Southampton Co., VA. Siblings were Mathew Jr., Thomas, Beassant, John, and Sally. This family removed to Owen Co., Indiana in 1826. Would appreciate any info on Wiley or this family (census, marriage, land records, etc.).
Item entered 3/9/97.

Lee Zeitelhack (Zeitelhack@aol.com) -- Multiple
GOODPASTER, GREEN, RIDDLE, RAZOR, JONES, RALLS - I am searching these families in Rowan, Bath, Montgomery, Morgan, Menifee, and Fleming counties. My grandfather, Fred Vern GREANE, was born in Salt Lick, but his parents lived in Farmers and around Midland.His father was George Thomas GREANE (GREEN, GREENE) son of William S. GREEN and Nancy Vernetta (Nettie) JONES. His mother was Annie GOODPASTER, I think she may have been a daughter of James GOODPASTER and Henrietta RIDDLE. George and Annie were divorced in 1903. Annie remarried later and had sons. She was widowed by 1930 and may have moved to Ohio or Indiana in the 1930s. Her husband may have been named SPENCE. I am looking especially for death records for WILLIAM S. AND NETTIE GREEN. William had a brother named George. I have extensive data on the GOODPASTER line and several others and would be glad to share.
Item entered 3/9/97.

WILSON (JWPURDUE@AOL.COM)
I AM SEARCHING FOR WILSON FAMILY. JOHN WILLIAM WILSON OR THOMAS WILSON. JOHN BORN JAN 12, 1853 IN SHARPSBURG, KY MARRIED FANNIE CLARK SEP 5 1875 IN MONTGOMERY CO., KY THOMAS BORN IN 1854 BOTH MOVED AND DIED IN INDIANA.
Item entered 3/9/97.

Elise M. Breen (embreen@cord.iupui.edu) -- PLEAK/PLEAKENSTALVER
Seeking information on Johann B. PLEAKENSTALVER (aka/ John B. PLEAK) who came to Bryan's Station in Scott County, KY and probably died there. He is listed on rolls at Boonesborough, as well. He was married at least once to Hester or Esther WADE, and possibly also to Phoebe Ann COONS. Suspect he may have come out from Virginia as widower of Esther WADE with some of her brothers (WADEs) and son(s), nephew(s) or younger brother(s), then re-married to Phoebe Ann COONS, possibly having more children, including Fielding & Dawson PLEAK. Fielding PLEAK left for Decatur County, IN in early 1820s, not sure what happened to other PLEAKs, (including 3 daughters), except that a third brother was killed by the Indians. Other KY relatives associated with this line include MEEKS/MEAKS and MENIFEE, associated with Montgomery County, KY, Menifee County, KY and, possibly Clark County, KY. [N.B.: Family narrative given above is purely speculative, at this time.]
Item entered 3/8/97.

Elise M. Breen (embreen@cord.iupui.edu) -- PLEAK/PLEAKENSTALVER
Seeking information on the history of the naming of Menifee county. I have relatives who migrated from KY to Indiana in first two decades of 1800s (before Menifee county was formed). Their name is MENIFEE. Am having difficulty tracing this line -- can anyone help? Most of the MENIFEEs in my line moved to Decatur County, IN -- not sure if any stayed behind in KY. There were lots of MENIFEE daughters who married men named PLEAK / PLEAKENSTALVER / PLAKE / PLEAKE (all variations of same family name), MEEKS / MEAKS and SHIELDS. The Pleaks and Meekses also once lived in KY and I would be interested in information pertaining to any of them, as well. PLEAK would be associated with Montgomery County region of Menifee County.
Item entered 3/8/97.

David R Clinkenbeard (clinkne@radiks.net) -- CLINKENBEARD
Looking for any info reguarding William Clinkenbeard. Born around 1750, grew up in the Clark, Montgomery, Bath area. Died in Clark county in either 1823 or 1843. Please contact me if you have any info. thank you.
Item entered 3/8/97.

Al Goff (agoff@cfw.com) -- GOFF
Lindsey Goff (Gough) m. Delila Gorham Dec 1831 Logan Co KY. Nearby, relationship unknown, were Aaron & Rody m. 1814 Bedford Co VA and Zachariah & Fanny Goff, both traced back through Madison Co & Lincoln Co KY to Wash. Co VA to Bedford Co VA. Delila dau of Joshua & Elizabeth Addison Gorham. Gorhams traced back to Loudoun Co VA along with Cotton (m. Joshua's f. Thomas)& Taylor (m. Wm Cotton). Elizabeth Addison dau. of Wm Addison, Rev War vet fr SC, buried Logan Co KY. Evidence suggests Lindsey Goff was son of Ambrose & Lucy McClain Goff (??d. Madison Co KY) bro. of Aaron & Zachariah. DAVID GOFF in 1840 census, p 272, Montgomery Co Ky. Will exchange info.
Item entered 3/3/97.

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