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Gregg Kinney Fri Sep 5 09:00:02 1997
Looking for ancestors and descendants of William A. STEWART. William married the widow of George Washington SMITH, Eliza (YOCUM) SMITH, who had moved to Clay Co, IN after her first husband died in Montgomery Co, KY in 1833. (George & Eliza SMITH's children, William SMITH & Benjamin F. SMITH, were born near Mt. Sterling, Montgomery Co, KY by 1833.) William & Eliza had three children, all born near Brazil, Clay Co, IN between 1839 and 1842. Samuel STEWART, Jacob P. STEWART, Nancy Adeline STEWART. The STEWART family moved to IL briefly and then William STEWART died. Eliza and her children moved to McDonough Co, IL about 1849 . Eliza married wodower Daniel BAUGHMAN in 1853 in Fulton Co, IL where she raised her children and remained for the rest of her life.

Dave Ockeman Thu Sep 4 19:16:30 1997
I am looking for information on the Ockerman family, the descendant that lived in Kentucky is Daniel Ockerman, who was in the area of Bath, Montgomery or Nicholas county around 1800-1820. If anyone has information on Ockermans please help me.

Leslie Butler Wed Sep 3 20:57:06 1997
Sylvanus and Margaret Ann Butler. Margaret Ann was probably a Fletcher married sometime prior to 1841. Sylvanus was born about 1817 and Margaret 1821. Resided in Grant County in 1860. Their eldest daughter Mary married R.C. Abernathy and listed Bath county as the place of Birth for herself and her parents on her own marriage bond. Any information about their marriage, property holdings, parents, brothers and sisters.

Ron Grabyan Thu Sep 11 18:23:42 1997
I am researching the following names: William Ellis(d abt 1808) mar Agnes Brooks Carr--Fayette Co, Kty --dau Phoebe Ellis(b 7 Aug 1774, d 8 May 1858 in Pike Co, Mo) --mar(21 Aug 1790) Ruben McDanold(b 14 Feb 1768, d 15 Aug 1848, Pike Co., Mo) John Treadway(b 13 May 1769, d 24 May 1839) --mar Elizabeth Griffin(b 1773, Virg, d aft 1850, Pike Co, Mo.) --son Washington Treadway(b 15 sep 1803, Kty, d 29 Aug 1875) Any info on the ancestors of these people??? Thanks. ----Ron Grabyan

Bill Allen Tue Sep 16 05:37:31 1997
ALLEN/HIGGINS. I am searching for the ancestors of John Allen b 20 Jan 1791 Montgomery Co KY, d 15 Oct 1872 Putnam Co IN and Pasty (Martha?) Higgins b 01 Oct 1800 Montgomery Co KY, d 12 JUl 1868 Putnam Co IN. John married Pasty 30 Mar 1817 in Montgomery Co KY. John fought and was captured in the War of 1812 at the Battle of River Raisin (Frenchtown). I would also be interested in information concerning Montgomery Co participation in this battle.

Britta B. Harris Wed Sep 17 20:56:37 1997
Delila SHORES HARRIS came to Bourbon Co. shortly after the death of her husband, John Harris, in Fluvanna Co. Va. She must have lived here with relatives until her marriage to Reuben LEWIS in 1818. She brought her six children, Elizabeth, Frances, Sarah Jane, Nancy Rice, Thomas Randall and John C. Harris. They later settled in Indiana, Illinois and Missouri. Thomas married Eliza Frye Foreman( a widow) He attended school in Georgetown and later was a tanners apprentice in Montgomery Co. We need to know if Delila is buried in North Middletown or if she left Bourbon Co. to live with a child.

Glenn Blevins Sun Sep 21 21:23:11 1997
Looking for info on Solomon BLEVINS (b. c1815 in KY) & Drusilla SMITH (b. c1816 in KY), m. c1833. Who were their parents? Believe Solomon was son of either a James or Levi BLEVINS. Their children were: Cynthia, William M., Frances, Spencer, Matilda, Volney, Sarah/Sally Ann & George W. Solomon lived in Montgomery Co., KY (1840), Bath Co., KY (1850 & 1860) & Menifee Co., KY (1870).

Edie Suttle Mon Sep 22 10:31:49 1997
I am looking for any information on the James Wills and Aleatha Anderson family of Menifee County, Kentucky. They owned a "rest stop" called the Traveller Rest in the 1800's. Would also like to correspond with any one who knows of the Richard Hitt Wills and Joella Rose Howard family, they were also in the Menifee/Montgomery County area in the 1850's to 1890's. Thank you.

Rick Mc Callister Wed Sep 24 10:02:55 1997
CLAY-OWINGS marriage-MONTGOMERY Co. KY Looking for info on John Witcher Clay b. c. 1824 Bourbon Co. KY m. 1: --- m. 2: 1858 Montgomery Co. Nancy C. Owings b. c. 1834 Bath Co. KY said to be parents of Frances Clay b. c. 1865-70 d. c. 1950 Lincoln Co. WV Frances m. Vivian Pearl Ferguson of Wayne Co WV in 1883 Want to verify that he and Nancy C. Owings were Frances Clay's parents. If not, then who were? What is the relationship of John Witcher Clay to other Clays in the area? Frances Clay said she was a "great-niece" of Sen. Henry Clay Is there any truth to this?

Diane Knox Wilson Wed Sep 24 20:19:23 1997
Looking for marriage record of my grandfather James Venard Knox fo Powell county.

From: Bonnie Lipscomb []
Sent: Saturday, September 27, 1997 12:45 PM
Cc: Janet Elam Crowley
Subject: Montgomery County Roll Call

Bonnie Reeds Lipscomb
E-Mail Address:
2645 Beech Tree St., Hemet, CA 92545-7792
phone: (909) 929-6310

Need any info on: Samuel REEDS, b circa 1740, poss Kg Geo Co,VA. D 1814
Sarah Hackley REEDS, wife, d before 1810
John  JAMESON - son in law of Samuel & Sarah
Jael REEDS JAMESON, Dtr of Samuel & Sarah

I have some info about these ancestors that I will be willing to share.  Am
particularly interested in John Jameson's home built about 1790's in Mt.
Sterling, KY.  We visited there in June 1997 and the people living there
were not home.  The old cemetery behind their home is covered with weeds
and no indication of standing headstones.

I wonder if anyone had taken pictures of the headstones.  I believe my
ancestor Samuel Reeds and his wife Sarah Hackley Reeds are buried there.  I
understand there are 2 unidentified people there and it may be Samuel and
Sarah, as he died there in his dtr's home in that house.  Wonder if someone
earlier had copied down the names/or took photographs of them.

Any info about these people would be much appreciated.

Shirley Platt Fri Sep 26 20:50:55 1997
In search of information link for James William Bowling and Cissily Ann Spalding of Daviess Co, IN to his *possible* parents William Bowling/Monica Johnston in Nelson/Washington Co, KY. Father of Monica was Joseph Johnston; parents of William unknown. Joseph Johnston's will dated 1826 in Washington Co, KY names children, Monica Bowling, Elizabeth Bowles, John Johnston Trying to connect James William and Cissily Ann to their ancestors in the Maryland League of 1785. Was William a son of Thomas, listed as one of the 60 families that emigrated from Maryland? Cissily Ann's parents were Ignatius Spalding and Julia Ann Montgomery. Was Ignatius really James Ignatius or Louis Ignatius?

Mary Ann Setzer Sat Sep 27 15:23:56 1997
John SETZER was b 1841 in KY. I assume in Floyd or Hardin County, because in the 1850 Census I found SETZER'S. But I do not know who John's parents or siblings are. He was in the MO Census of 1860. All census' from 1860 on show he was born in KY. Would appreciate any help.