Shelby County, Ky.

Posted Queries for September 1996


HORNSBY, WILLIAMSBURG posted by Doug Hornsby on Tuesday, September 3, 1996 

Joseph HORNSBY, b.1746?? in Shelby Co by census of 1810, married Mildred Thomas Walker 1-Jan-1789, had a brother WIlliam HORNSBY, d.1804. Joseph HORNSBY moved from WILLIAMSBURG. Joseph was son of Thomas HORNSBY, buried in courtyard at Bruton Parish in WIlliamsburg. Can anyone confirm any of this in SHelby Co. Thanks!! 
ELLIS, JEFFRIE, JEFFRIES, ROMINE posted by Lisa Romine on Tuesday, September 3, 1996 

Looking for any information on ROMINE surname. Needing to find parentage of Qimby Romine, believe that Qimby was born in Shelby Co. apx. 1812. Father may be William Romine? William was married to Susanna JEFFRIE (JEFFRIES?) Quimby was married to Barbary ELLIS. They were married in Vigo Co. Indiana. I have lots of info on the Romine name if your are interested. Contact: or Lisa Romine, 753 Hwy 64E, Conway, AR 72032 
LOWBER, WARD posted by Gene Ward on Wednesday, September 4, 1996 

WARD, John David and LOWBER, Zelana seek par,sibl. J. D. Ward b1804, Ky. F. b South Carolina, Mar.Bd. June 28,1827 Wash. Cnty. Ky. To Zelana LOWBER b.1808, F. Peter Lowber (Delaware?)Chld:Legrand, James, Joseph, Ann,Jonathan, John, Zachariah, Elezabeth, Alonzo. All in Willisburg, Washinton Co.KY. JD died ca 1883 would like to find record of death. Any info on John David would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. 
VANMETER posted by Judith A. Throop on Saturday, September 7, 1996 

Trying to locate my college roommate. Peggy (VANMETER) Perry originally from Shelbyville. LHusband's name Herman. Lived in Frankfort in early 70's. Last address several yeayears ago was Bagdad, Ky. 
FORD, FOREE posted by NK Hartman on Sunday, September 8, 1996 

Looking on information on Hezekiah FOREE, born Dec. 12, 1781 in Shelby CO., KY, m. Frances FORD, abt 1812-1844 in Oldham, CO., KY. died Aug. 9, 1877, possibly in Missouri. Looking for marriage record and parents of either person. Had at least on daughter, Elisabeth FOREE, b. Dec. 18, 1815 in Oldham, CO., KY 
SHANNONS posted by Virgie Shannon Johnson on Sunday, September 8, 1996 

i would like to know if the SHANNONS in shelby county know of a link to thomas and annshannon who was in lincoln ky as early as 1780. many of the family names are similar. 
LLOYD, MORGAN, PRESTON posted by Catherine Swoyer on Sunday, September 8, 1996 

MORGAN/PRESTON in Shelby Co., Kentucky I am interested in finding descendants of Mordecai MORGAN who maried Martha PRESTON. Mordecai was the son of Joseph Morgan & Elizabeth LLOYD. Mordecai had a brothr Abel. I have a lot of information of this family before Mordecai and after Moredecai, but need something on him. 
HOUGHLAND, WOOD posted by Jerry Houghland on Thursday, September 19, 1996 

Interested in information on Elias HOUGHLAND m Sarah WOOD 11/1/1797 Shelby Co Interested in parents or siblings 
CAMPBELL, DILLON, GILMAN, HICKS, MARRAL, SUTTON, WALTERS posted by Lewis Wyman on Tuesday, September 24, 1996 

I am researching the following families of Shelby co. HICKS, DILLON,CAMPBELL.Thomas HICKS m. Elizabeth MARRAL in Va. and moved his family to Ky. between 1795-8 as his youngest son Moral was born in Ky.His children were John,Samuel,William,James,Jesse Robert and Moral.John and Samuel were married in Jessamine while the rest were married in Shelby co.Samuel married Nancy DILLON d/o Thomas DILLON. Samuel moved his family to Hickman co. Ky. I have much on this family and little on the others would like to exch. data.Samuel also married Susan WALTERS GILMAN between the two women he had 19 children.I am descended from him and Nancy's son John who married Margaritte A. SUTTON in prob. Jessamine co. and then Hettie Esther CAMPBELL in Jefferson co. Hettie was the d/o John who I believe was from Jessamine co. he died in the late 1840's Hickman co.Would appreciate any help on this line.Will be glad to exch. any data. 
MCKENNA, MCKINNEY, TARR posted by Jane Sarles on Wednesday, September 25, 1996 

MCKINNEY Looking for parents of Hannah McKinney (MCKENNA). She married John TARR (torr on 19 Oct 1804 in Shelby Co. Her father was either John or Charles McKinney. Their estate was administered by John Tarr in 1807. Apparently they both died at the same time. Any information on this family is appreciated. 
JONES, MILLER, PIKE, SLANE, STURGEON, WILSON posted by Leniegh Schrinar on Thursday, September 26, 1996 

Looking for Reubin MILLER m. Nancy STURGEON who was 1786 KY. Known children: Richard b. ? Peter b. ca 1805 KY m. Eunice PIKE James b. ca 1806 KY M. Mary ___ Andrew Jackson b. ca 1820 KY m. Clarissa WILSON William b. ca 1820 m. Nancy ___ Rebecca b. 1821 Shelby Co. KY m. Henry JONES John Nelson b. 1823 Frankfort, Franklin Co. KY m . Eliza Jane SLANE Ellen b. ca 1834 Will gladly exchange info. on the above children's descendents. Thank you! 
HEDDEN, HUNTER posted by Ronald Worley on Thursday, September 26, 1996 

HEDDEN, HUNTER Seeking information about Henry Hunter, Sr., who named sons Charles and Carter in 1815 Shelby Co. deed. Carter Hunter was b. 1797-1800; m. 16 Feb 1818, Shelby Co., to Anne Hedden, d/o Abraham; moved by 1826 to Montgomery Co., IN, where he d. 1841. Charles Hunter also moved to IN where both he and brother Carter Hunter were Baptist preachers. 26 Sep 1996, Ronald L. Worley, 
COLLIER, SLAGLE posted by Norman Bragg Collier on Saturday, September 28, 1996 

Seeking information on John and Joseph COLLIER. " From this location they probably moved to Wharton Township, Fayette County, Pa, and were there to about 1810. They were not there later, and may have moved to Shelby County,Ky. A will there of one Michael COLLIER lists heirs Elisabeth COLLIER,widow of Nathaniel, John C. COLLIER , Joseph COLLIER. Butthere were other Collier's ther when Michael's family was said to be in Fayette County,Pa at the time." "John COLLIER was said to have been born in Virginia (now WV), reared in Kentucky, and returned as a young man to Maryland where he worked as a wagoneer. He married Mary SLAGLE, the daughter of John Jacob SLAGLE. Joseph COLLIER was my GGGgrandfather. Looking for other COLLIER searchers. 

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