Woodford County, Kentucky

Posted Queries for February 1998




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WILLIAMS posted by Brian Williams on Sunday, February 1, 1998

Looking for a Christopher Bascomb WILLIAMS born in 1818 possibly the son of a William Williams who came to Kentucky from Virginia and was born around 1777-78. thanks for any help, bw

BURT, DENNIS, SMITH posted by Stan A. Jacobs on Monday, February 2, 1998

DEWITT CLINTON SMITH, b. ??, near Lexington, Fayette county, KY. married to MARY ANN DENNIS, b. ??, near Lexington, Fayette, county, KY. date, place of marriage ??. Where they lived ??. Death information ?? Their children -(There could possibly be more ?) - SUSAN LEAH SMITH, b. 25 Jan 1860, near Georgetown, Scott county, KY., married to THOMAS PORTER BURT, 23 Nov 1882, near Crestwood, Oldham county, KY. MARY THOMAS SMITH, b. 11 Jan 1865, p.o.b. ??, married to WILLIAM WINFIELD TAYLOR, b. 1862, p.o.b. ?? Children - Clinton, Mildred, Lulu, Thomas, & others. NANCY SMITH, b. 1871, p.o.b. ??, married to ?? COOPER, Children - Elizabeth Cooper, may be others also ??. REBECCA SMITH, b. ??, p.o.b. ??, married to PERCY HUNTER, No children. LULU SMITH- b. ??, married to JOHN SMITH, Children - daughter, FRANCIS b. ??, p.o.b. ??, (Francis) married ?? THRELKELD. KEEN SMITH, b. ??, p.o.b. ??, married to ???, children - ??

GAINES posted by Gaines A. Hillix on Friday, February 6, 1998

I am looking for information on William and Robert Gaines in Woodford in the early to mid-1800s. Both came to Woodford in the early 1800s from Spotsylvania Co, VA. William died in Woodford in 1819, Robert on 12 DEC 1833. I am descended from Robert's son, John Robinson Gaines. Other siblings were Lucy, William, James Henry and Richard P. Any information on any of these Gaines' is GREATLY appreciated!.

COGVILLE, DEARINGER, HENDRICKS, HUMBLE, STODGHILL posted by Don Dearing on Saturday, February 7, 1998

John and Mary Catherine DEARINGER, migrated from Westmoreland Co., PA, and settled at the East & North Forks of Clear Creek, Wdf. Co. in 1785, with family consisting of dau. Catherine, sons Michael, Jacob, Andrew, Joseph and Martin. Children inter-married into COGVILLE, HENDRICKS, STODGHILL, and HUMBLE families. Will share information.

COTTON, FRAZER, GAY, JACKSON posted by Joseph R. Reinhart on Sunday, February 8, 1998

I am looking for a photo,physical description, the occupation, and any Civil War letters of Lt. Col.George T. COTTON, born 1816 in Woodford County, and killed on Dec 31,1862 at the battle of Stones River near Murfreesboro,TN. His father was George Taylor COTTON. Georgt T. was married to Maria JACKSON, then Emma E. FRAZER. He had seven children. One daughter married James GAY of Woodford County. Information is for regimental history of Sixth KY Infantry US.

BAYLESS posted by Harry Nelms on Monday, February 9, 1998

Will appreciate communications with anyone having knowledge of SAMUEL M. BAYLESS & BETTIE BAYLESS who were members of Pisgah Church, Woodford Co., KY in the 1840-1850 period.

ENLOW, WATSON posted by Thomas H. watson on Tuesday, February 10, 1998

I would like any and all information pertaining to David Watson and Mary "Polly" Enlow. I have information that indicates that they could been married in Woolford Co. Ky. Mary was born 31 Dec 1800. I am trying to verify that David Watson was the son of Thomas M. Watson of Casey Co. Ky. They would have been my GG grandfather and GG grandmother..

BURT, DENNIS, SMITH posted by Stan A. Jacobs on Wednesday, February 11, 1998

SMITH FAMILY DEWITT CLINTON SMITH, b. ??, near Lexington, Fayette county, KY. married to MARY ANN DENNIS, b. ??, near Lexington, Fayette, county, KY. date, place of marriage ??. Where they lived ??. Death information ?? Their children -- SUSAN LEAH SMITH, b. 25 Jan 1860, near Georgetown, Scott county, KY., married to THOMAS PORTER BURT, 23 Nov 1882, near Crestwood, Oldham county, KY. Member of Flat Rock Christian Church, near Crestwood. MARY THOMAS SMITH, b. 11 Jan 1865, p.o.b. ??, married to WILLIAM WINFIELD TAYLOR, b. 1862, p.o.b. ?? Children - Clinton, Mildred, Lulu, Thomas, & others. NANCY SMITH, b. 1871, p.o.b. ??, married to ?? COOPER, Children - Elizabeth Cooper, may be others also ??. Todds Point area. REBECCA SMITH, b. ??, p.o.b. ??, married to PERCY HUNTER, No children. LULU SMITH- b. ??, married to JOHN SMITH, John Smith was at one time the Sheriff of Shelby County. Lived in the Simpsonville area. Children - Son, William Smith, killed when hit by a C & O passenger train , in his automobile, at the crossing in Simpsonville, he was 25 yrs. old at the time - Wed., Jan ., 12, 19??, William was married to Mrs. Eleanor Frazier Smith & they had a 3 yr. Old son at the time. Son, Harwood Smith, b. ??, p.o.b. ??, lived in Paducah area. Son, Fulton Smith, b. ??, p.o.b. ??, lived in Simpsonville area. Son, Kenneth Smith, b. ??, p.o.b. ??, lived in the state of Florida. Daughter, Francis, b. ??, p.o.b. ??, (Francis) married ?? THRELKELD. Daughter, Mrs. Hayes Bryan b. ??, p.o.b. ??, lived in Simpsonville area KEENE B. SMITH, b. ??, p.o.b. ??, married to ???, died at the age of 73 yrs, April 24, 19?? At his sisters (Nancy Smith - Mrs. J. R. Cooper) at Todds Point. He is reportedly buried in Todds Point Cemetery. Children - Miss Merle Smith, b. ??, p.o.b. ?? Mrs. Jefferson F. Landernseldt of Louisville. JOHN C. SMITH, b. ??, p.o.b. ??, married to ??, Lived in the Crestwood area. I am hoping that someone will be able to help me find information on this family, my great great grandparents & their children. ANY info will be much appreciated.

CARLYLE, CROCKETT posted by D. Boyer on Friday, February 13, 1998

Desc. of George Carlyle & Margaret Crockett. Who were their parents?.

BELL posted by Tom Bell on Friday, February 13, 1998

I am researching the BELL family history. I am looking information on Thomas Bell (d. 1792 in Woodford County, Ky) He moved there in 1791 with his wife, Elizabeth Weir. Thomas is the first in my line that I have found in The US. Any information on him would be greatly appreciated..

TRABUE posted by John E. Price on Saturday, February 14, 1998

In searching for information on my paternal grandmother, Bessie Turner, I found that her mother's maiden name was Tribue, or possibly spelled Trabue. Also learned that in the 1860 census, Elizabeth Trabue, age 48 is listed, as is Edward H. Trabue, age 9 . Does anybody know anything about these folk or their offspring? John E. Price Ft. Worth, TX

TRIBUE posted by John E. Price on Saturday, February 14, 1998

In searching for information on my paternal grandmother, Bessie Turner , b. 13-Oct-1864 in TN, I found that her mother's maiden name was TRIBUE. Also found that a Jacob Tribue of Woodford Co., KY married a Mahala Duff on 21-Sep-1848 in McMinn Co., TN. Does anybody have any information on these folks or their offspring? John E. Price Ft. Worth, TX

ALLISON, BRIGHT, CARR, COX, DICK, FREEMAN, KING, KITCHEN, MILLENDER, SNIFF, SNYDER, SUTTON posted by Kay Moyer on Saturday, February 14, 1998

My gggrandmother was Catherin (Bright) Kitchen, her grandfather was James Madison Freeman fron Woodford Cty. D O B 2/6/1799, married Sarah A. Carr in Woodford Cty. He moved to Indiana in 1855. Any information on these persons, or the sur names listed would be greatly appreciated. Thanks....KY5443.

LANCE posted by Susan Dorris on Sunday, February 15, 1998

George LANCE was in Woodford Co Ky in 1810 census, was he a brother to Jonas Lance of Posey Co Ind. in 1819?

BLACK, THOMSON posted by Jeff Black on Monday, February 16, 1998

Looking for information on Francis Black he married Nancy Thomson. Both of them were from Woodford Co. Francis was probally born in Virgiania.They moved to Ohio Co Ky in about 1830-1840. Nancy died around 1845 and Francis married Margrett (Bland) Her son was Richard Paarks Bland he served in the US Senate. I am trying to find out who his farther might be.He had three sons John W Black & David C & Henry C Black he also had four daughter,s. He may have married Nancy in Woodford Co or Fayette Co

ELLISON, ELLISTON posted by Nancy G. Mann on Tuesday, February 17, 1998

Searching for others descended from Robert ELLISTON or ELLISON and his wife Elizabeth "Betty" THARP. They moved from Culpeper County, VA to Fayette and Woodford counties, KY in 1788. Robert ELLISTON died in Woodford County in 1809. Their children lived in KY, GA, and TN.

SHAW posted by Bren on Tuesday, February 17, 1998

There are 3 SHAWS listed on the Woodford Co tax list 1800, James John and William....I'm researching SHAW name...does anyone have info on these 3 men...contact me at kybrenda@aol.com

BABBITT, EASLEY, HARRISON, MILLER posted by Peggy MacAniff on Wednesday, February 18, 1998

MILLER, BABBITT Searching for Sarah Parker BABBITT MILLER b.1860 Still alive 1945 in KY married James MILLER in 1884 in KY. Sister of Marica BABBITT MILLER who married a Bud MILLER am hoping that sisters married brothers as I am guessing that Bud's given name was William. Cannot locate his parents, believe his father's name was George, have no idea about mother. May have additional surnames of EASLEY, HARRISON Please e-mail any connections.

BABBITT, PARKER posted by Peggy MacAniff on Wednesday, February 18, 1998

PARKER, BABBITT Nancy PARKER BABBITT b. 1792 d.1881 Glen's Creek,Woodford Co. married Roswell BABBITT b. 1795 VT d.1865 Benson, KY Need info on Nancy's parents - have no clue. Please e-mail any connection.

ELLIOTT posted by Netta on Wednesday, February 18, 1998

Need help! According to info I have, my ancestor, Robert ELLIOTT, purchased land in Fayette Co., KY in 1784, but did not go to KY until 1788. This was Treasury land, not Bounty land. Robert died 1802 in Woodford Co. - "Kentucky Gazette" notice that a bill was signed in the Kentucky Legislature allowing Robert's land holdings be dispersed among his heirs in 1804, another notice again in 1805 again mentions Robert's property being divided among the heirs - This is the first time in all my years researching that I have come across something like this - and I don't have the slightest ideas how to check this out - If I could find this, it should document his older children, which I really need - Thank you so much.

ELLIOTT posted by Netta on Thursday, February 19, 1998

NEED LAND RECORD INFO According to info I have, my ancestor, Robert ELLIOTT, purchased land in Fayette Co., KY in 1784, but did not go to KY until 1788. This was Treasury land, not Bounty land. Robert died 1802, intestate, in Woodford Co. "Kentucky Gazette" notice that a bill was signed in the Kentucky Legislature allowing Robert's land holdings be dispersed among his heirs in 1804, another notice again in 1805 again mentions Robert's property being divided among the heirs. This is the first time in all my years researching that I have come across something like this, and I don't have the slightest idea how to check this out. If I could find this, it should document his older children, which I really need. Thank you so much.

WETHERBEE posted by Dale A. Wilson on Thursday, February 19, 1998

SEARCHING FOR SEARCHER: JANIS WETHERBEE....PLEASE CONTACT ME AT YOUR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE RE: WETHERBEE FAMILY HISTORY. THANK YOU. DALE WILSON

ARNOLD, MOSLEY posted by Karen Alexander on Friday, February 20, 1998

Nancy ARNOLD paid taxes in Woodford Co., KY 1805-1809, 1813- 1814,1816-1827,when she had 5 slaves and 4 horses which she left to her daughter,Martha, and her husband, John MOSLEY. In the 1810 census, Nancy's daughter was under ten and Nancy was between 26-44.Who was Nancy's husband if she had one? And who were her parents, and where did she come from? Also, was John MOSLEY the son of Col. John Mosley? Any information would be greatly appreciated.

FORD posted by C Kline on Saturday, February 21, 1998

MARTIN FORD BORN 28 FEB 1828 WOODFORD CO., KY. LOOKING FOR HIS PARENTS. HE WENT TO PLATTE CO., MO ABOUT 1845.

BUCKLEY, CRAWFORD posted by William Floyd on Wednesday, February 25, 1998

I'm looking for the Buckley family that moved to Lexington around 1800 from Virginia. I have 3 sisters of this family. 1 married George Henton, 1 married a MacGraw and 1 married a Crawford. I am looking for any information I can find on this family. Mainly the Buckley-Crawford Marriage. Thanks for your time,.

DARNALL, DARNELL posted by Edward L. Adams, Jr. on Friday, February 27, 1998

DARNALL or Darnells. Decs. of Dr, David and Margaret Darnall of Ricmond Co.,VA.

ATKINS, EUBANKS posted by Vernon Barnes on Friday, February 27, 1998

Seeking information on John ATKINS, moved to Woodford County about 1805. John married Francis EUBANKS. He is in the 1810 and 1820 censuses. His son Jonathan ATKINS is in the 1830 census. Seeking information on Mary Stone, married Jonathan ATKINS about 1832, moved to Clay County, MO, in 1833. Also seeking current address for submitter Rick Ramey.

STRANGE posted by John Harris on Friday, February 27, 1998

Who was mother of David C. Strange b.11-20-1893 KY, d.2-15-1970,Louisville,Ky, father was David b. 1-11-1856 Ky Any information on Strange family of Woodford Co.,Ky.

STRANGE posted by John Harris on Friday, February 27, 1998

Who was mother of David C. Strange b.11-20-1893 KY, d.2-15-1970,Louisville,Ky, father was David b. 1-11-1856 Ky Any information on Strange family of Woodford Co.,Ky.

ANYTHING, BALSER, RUBLE posted by Pat Ruble on Saturday, February 28, 1998

I am looking for Rubles who migrated to Va. to Ohio, or anywhere really. I am trying to find the parents of Thompson C. Ruble. I understand that Balser Ruble was in Ky. in 1810. Anyone with any Ruble info would like to share please contact me.


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