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Queries: October 1996

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October Query Surname Index

A Arrowsmith B Benningfield Brown C Carpenter Caulk Clark Collins Cox F Foster G Garrett H Hawley Henderson Higgins L Larimore M McGaughey Means Milby O Oliver P Pergrem Piercy P Rice Ross S Sharp Shoush Smith Smith Stephens W Wasson Welch Williams Winn Woodroof

October, 1996 Queries

Cindy L Skiles Frie (SkiFri@Electrinet.com) -- WILLIAMS
I am descended from Josiah WILLIAMS b March 20, 1808 in Montgomery Co, KY. His parents were John & Mary WILLIAMS. John was born in VA about 1785 Mary was born about 1795, also in VA. I am trying to find out if Josiah had any siblings besides John and James. I found John and his 3 sons in Pope CO, IL in 1830.
Item entered 10/30/96.

Kenneth R. Pergrem (krp@wdl.lmco.com) -- PERGREM
Looking for any/all decendants of James Enoch PERGREM (1777-1867) and Emily STEPHENS (1784-1870s). He shows up in the Montgomery Co. Tax Lists for 1799; the area later became Bath Co. Some of their children moved to the Peeled Oak and Olympia areas and into Menifee Co. If you have a Pergram, Pergrem, Pugrin, or Purgum in your records, I would very much like to hear from you.
Item entered 10/30/96.

Maxine Bickham (maxineb@fix.net) -- SHOUSH/MEANS
Searching information on family of my ancestors, Hezekiah Monholland Shoush (Shouse) b. 26 Nov 1818, Mt. Sterling, KY and his wife, Gillian Ann Means, b. 26 Aug 1824 in Montgomery Co, KY. They were married 31 Aug 1842 in Mt. Sterling and had 3 children born there before moving to MO in 1851. Believe Hezekiah's father was Henry Shoush. He had a sister, Sallie Smith, who lived in Mt. Sterling according to family photo taken in Mt. Sterling. Gilly's parents were John Means and Mary "Polly" Smith. Would like to correspond with anyone researching these lines or has any information about the families.  
Item entered 10/30/96.

Donald Mark Phillips (research@snet.net) -- BENNINGFIELD
Seeking parents of Henry Stroud Benningfield b.Aug 6, 1787 m.Mary Frances Hawley d.1854 resided in Montgomery Co, Ky. Possible siblings include: Mary b.1776 Va m.Jan 15,1812 Richard Larimore Green Co, Ky d.aft 1850 Keokuk, Iowa, John b.1782 Va m.Jan 23, 1805 Sarah Ann Rice Green Co, Ky d.Nov 13, 1858 Taylor Co, Ky, Thomas b.before 1785, Martha b. before 1792 m.Feb 28, 1811 Green Co, Ky Rev James Larimore d. bef 1850 census Crawford Co, Ark, Daniel b. 1792 Va m. Jan 28, 1812 Green Co, Ky Mary Larimore m/2 Susannah Milby d.1871-1879 Larue Co, Ky, Reuben b. 1792 Va m/1 Jul 25, 1816 Lydia Caulk m/2 Teresa Brown m/3 Eliza Foster d.Apr 11, 1853 Taylor Co, Ky, Rhoda b.1793 Va m. Aug 13, 1811 Green Co, Ky James Samuel Milby d. 1861-1865 Green Co, Ky, (Theo?)Doshia b. before 1801 m. Jan 5, 1819 Green Co, Ky James Carpenter. Is anybody else working on Henry Stroud Benningfield of Montgomery Co, Ky?
Item entered 10/30/96.

R.Wayne McGahuey (rwayne@visuallink.com) -- CLARK
Frances (Dutch descent, didn't speak much English) lived in Bath, Montgomery and Fayette Co. (paid taxes 1788). Husband unknown. Daughter Prepare (Prepar) married to William MCGAUGHEY. This CLARK family was said to be a close relative to George Rogers CLARK (of Lewis and Clark Expeditions), but not confirmed at this time.
Item entered 10/30/96.

Jane Tenney (Tenney@Skyenet.net) -- Multiple
I am looking for information on WELCH, COLLINS, SHARP. CYNTHIA COLLINS born 1804 Madison Co. KY. She was the daughter of JAMES COLLINS who was possibly born in the Old Fort, Lexington, Fayette Co. KY in the seventies. His wife was a SHARP from Estill. Co. KY Cynthia's brother was JOSIAH COLLINS, her sister was a LUCY COLLINS wife of LAWSON WELCH. My CYNTHIA COLLINS married WILLIAM WELCH. This WELCH family lived in Montgomery and Powell Co. KY. Does anyone have any information on these families?
Item entered 10/27/96.

Willis P. Oliver (woliver@hiwaay.net) -- Multiple
Beginning in 1817, Gallatin Co. was the home of James COX, Thomas ARROWSMITH/ARRASMITH and wife Mary (COX), and Thomas WINN and wife Catharine/Kitty (COX). James COX and the wives of ARROWSMITH and WINN were the children of Thomas COX (d. 1802 Fauquier Co., VA) and wife Elizabeth and were grandchildren of Abraham COX and wife Elizabeth of Fauquier Co., VA. Thomas WINN was Thomas Robey WINN, son of John WINN and wife Mary (COX), dau. of Abraham COX of Fauquier Co., VA. Other siblings settled in Montgomery Co., Bourbon Co. and Caldwell Co., KY. These include Robert GARRETT and wife Verlinda/Alinda (COX) in Montgomery and William OLIVER and wife Nancy (COX). I have information regarding these families but seek more, including descendants. Will exchange data.
Item entered 10/27/96.

Pam Pavel Wiley (pavel@fastlane.net) -- HENDERSON/SMITH
I have information on a Joans/James Addison HENDERSON and his wife, Margaret Smith HENDERSON. They married in Montgomery Co. in 1817. Ten children were born while they lived near Mt.Sterling in Montgomery Co. Three more were born after they moved to Indiana in 1834. I am very interested in discovering any information available concerning Margaret SMITH. I know her birth,(15 Aug.1800), and death,(10 Nov.1862),dates,but have no other information about her.
Item entered 10/14/96.

Ann Gabbert (AGabbert@AOL.com) -- Higgins
HIGGINS in Jefferson Co, or Fayette Co, KY. I am looking for Capt James Higgins (1772-1858) married to Nancy Higgins. He was born in Caroline Co Va but was in Kentucky on the Jefferson Co census in 1790. HE was in the military in a regiment from Montgomery Co in 1800. He moved to TN by 1806. His father was John Higgins SR and Nancy Woodroof. Any information would be appreciated.
Item entered 10/8/96.

Linda Bellomo (jbellomo@erols.com) --ROSS
ROSS, SAMUEL ERASMUS b.1770 Eng.-d.?. Married to MARGARET BAIRD (WASSON) ROSS in 1797, Montgomery Co.Ky.? She was born in Eng. about 1770. Second marriage for both. They lived and are buried on farmland entered by WASSON in Bath Co.. Their children all born in Bath:William, Thomas, JOSEPH BAIRD ROSS m. to Elizabeth "Hanna" Piercy. I have family stories and pictures to share. Might anyone have knowledge of Samuel's parents? Thank you. Linda
Item entered 10/3/96.

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