The Montgomery County Queries

Queries: September 1996

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September Query Surname Index

A Anderson Anderson B Ballard Benningfield Berry Bradshaw C Cook D Daughetee E Evans F Faulkner Fortner Fox G Gaylord H Hensley Holmes J Jennett Jennett Jones K Kincaid M Martin Miller P Prather Purvis S Stephens Stone W Waters Y Yocum

September, 1996 Queries

Donald Mark Phillips (research@snet.net) -- BENNINGFIELD
Researching BENNINGFIELD in Montgomery County.
Data entered September 1996.

Gordon Pattison (glpbmp@ix.netcom.com) -- Multiple
Researching FAULKNER, FORTNER, and YOCUM in Montgomery County.
Data entered September 1996.

Jay B. Jones (jjones116@aol.com) -- JONES
Mathew Jones and family lived in Momtgomery County in ca 1810-20. He was a rev war soldier from Southampton County, VA. He mentions living in Montgomery Co., KY in his 1833 pension application in Owen Co., IN.
Item entered 9/29/96.

CHARLES GILLESPIE (CHARLES7@CONCENTRIC.NET) -- WATERS
Looking for any info on a "BAD BILL WATERS" who lived in Menifee and Montgomery Counties. He was executed for murder in KY in the mid-1930s.
Item entered 9/29/96.

Harry O. Alvis (halvis@cei.net) -- MARTIN
Rev. WILLIAM MARTIN b. 11 Mar 1772 Augusta Co., Va., d. 10 Apr 1847 Putnam Co., Ind.; m. 30 Jul 1795 in Va. MARY ANN COOK b. 26 Dec 1771 Va., d. 24 Oct 1857 Putnam Co., Ind. (daughter of JAMES COOK). WILLIAM MARTIN & family came to Montgomery Co., Ky. in late 1800 or early 1801. One of his children, ROBERT MARTIN was born 10 Jan 1800 in Albemarle Co., Va. The next child, ELIZABETH H. MARTIN was born 29 Oct 1801 in Montgomery Co., Ky. Another daughter NANCY MARTIN was born 10 Mar 1810 in Montgomery Co., Ky. It is beleived that they lived in that part of Montgomery Co. that was cut off to form Bath Co. in 1811. WILLIAM MARTIN was found on the 1820 census of Bath Co., Ky. (see Bath Co., Ky. and Putnam Co., Ind.)
Item entered 9/22/96.

Harry O. Alvis (halvis@cei.net) -- EVANS
Rev. JOHN EVANS b. 25 Oct 1763 Albemarle Co., Va., d. 2 Jul 1841 Putnam Co., Ind; married SUSANNAH PRATHER b. 1766 N.C., d. 25 Oct 1831 Putnam Co., Ind. JOHN EVANS and his father THOMAS EVANS JR. were living in Montgomery Co., Ky. when the county was formed in 1797. Two of John's sons were born in Montgomery Co. They were : THOMAS WILEY EVANS b. 27 May 1799 and BENJAMIN PRATHER EVANS b. 1 Jun 1803. It is beleived that they lived in that part of Montgomery Co. that was cut off to form Bath Co. in 1811. JOHN and his father THOMAS EVANS were found on the 1820 census of Bath Co., Ky. (see Bath Co., Ky. and Putnam Co., Ind.)
Item entered 9/22/96.

Kim Stone (nmf_stone@wow.com) -- STONE
Seeking information on Richard and Minerva STONE. They lived in KY cir. 1845, lived in Montgomery County cir. 1850. Minerva's maiden name was Kincaid. Both of their parents were from Virginia. They migrated to MO with their children cir. 1860, their son Joseph was my great-great-grandfather. Any and all info appreciated.
Item entered 9/22/96.

Ruth Coward Cunningham (rdell@icsi.net) -- Multiple
My greatgrandmother, Mary "Molly" JENNETT b July 1851 Madison Co KY the daughter of James JENNETT & Alley Jane ANDERSON. Molly m 8 Sept 1867 Isaac Samuel DAUGHETEE in Montgomery Co KY. Their daughter Mary Lee DAUGHETEE, my grandmother, was b 7 Feb 1869 in Estill Co KY. Molly and Isaac DAUGHETEE were div in 1873. Molly m/2 in Estill Co KY on 30 Aug 1874 Leslie C. HOLMES of Powell Co KY. My grandmother moved to Texas with relatives when she was 16. She corresponded with her mother who, by 1900, was living in Powell Co. It is thought that Molly HOLMES d about 1916. My grandmother had a step-brother, Green HOLMES, and these half-brothers and sister, Charles B. HOLMES b 1889, m 1901 Drusilla BALLARD, Mollie HOLMES b Dec 1888, Anderson HOLMES b Aug 1891, and Ernest HOLMES b Jun 1894. Would appreciate any information about my great grandmother, Molly JENNETT DAUGHETEE HOLMES.
Item entered 9/17/96.

Ruth Coward Cunningham (rdell@icsi.net), 5100 J.D. Ryan Blvd Apt 735, San Antonio, TX 78245-3535 -- ANDERSON
My ancestor, Thomas T. ANDERSON b abt 1793 KY d in 1860s m abt 1815 Margaret "Peggy" MILLER b 1796 Greenbrier Co VA dau of Brice and Elizabeth BRADSHAW MILLER who both d in Montgomery Co. Would like help with the parents of Thomas T. ANDERSON. I have read the microfilm of Will Books A thru F in the search of his father. Nicholas ANDERSON, John P. ANDERSON, and Nimrod ANDERSON are three possibles. Thomas T. ANDERSON had seven known children: Alley Jane m James JENNETT of Madison Co, Lena m James Harvey HENSLEY, James ANDERSON m Elizabeth STEPHENS, Abina P. ANDERSON m Mary___, Brice D. ANDERSON m Elizabeth FOX, Mary ANDERSON, and Margaret ANDERSON. An Ab--hue/Abuhay ANDERSON is listed in the 1810 Montgomery Co census.Abuhue ANDERSON signed the will of Brice MILLER. Could he be the father of Thomas T. ANDERSON?
Item entered 9/12/96.

Russell Turner (russt@flex.net) -- GAYLORD
My Great Grandmother, Alice A. GAYLORD was born in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky Dec. 11, 1853. She Married Hugh Thomas "Dick" BERRY Feb. 18, 1878. She died in Boone County, WVa July 14, 1918. I have no other information on the GAYLORDs, and would appreciate any help I can get. Thanks in advance.
Item entered 9/10/96.

Vernon Purvis (vpurvis@iglou.com) -- PURVIS
Looking for information on a James and Sarah Purvis, born in the 1830s in Bath county and living in Pendleton county in 1880. Dissappears after that. The only clue that they may have lived in Montgomery county is on the death certficate of their only living son, Ben, states that his parents were last living in Mt. Sterling. The death certficate is dated to 1935 and they are not on any Montgomery county census.
Item entered 9/10/96.

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