Shelby County, Ky.

Posted Queries for January 1997


TODD, WARD posted by Jack C. Ward on Friday, January 10, 1997 

James WARD, a Methodist minister and Elizabeth TODD were married James WARD, a Methodist minister and Elizabeth TODD were married in Shelby Co., KY in 1824. He was 51 and she was 37 years old. It was his second marriage and probally her second. Was TODD her maiden name or her widowed name? If so, I would like to know the name of her first husband and her maiden name.The 1850 Census of Oldham Co., KY shows James and Elizabeth with a next door neighbor by the name of Catherine TODD as head of household with the following children: daughters Ali,age 11; Martha, age 9; and Laura age 3; and a son, Henry, age 6. Any information on this family will be appreciated. 
HOWARD, LEE, LONG, TRAVIS posted by Ruth Goodman on Friday, January 10, 1997 

I am doing research on the HOWARD, TRAVIS, LEE, LONG, I know Sarah Lee was from Shelby County. I don't have date of birth. 
GRAVES, TUCKER posted by Jack C. Ward on Friday, January 10, 1997 

Looking for the parents of William Watson TUCKER, born Nov 1823 in Halifax Co., VA. He married Sarah Louisa GRAVES in Sep 1851 in Shelby Co., KY. She was his third wife. He died in Sep 1899 at Southville, Shelby Co., KY at Southville in Shelby Co., KY. 
FOREMAN posted by Shirley Dickerson on Saturday, January 11, 1997 

I am searching information on henry FOREMAN of spencer, county. he was married to jane FOREMAN in the 1800's. they both may have been slaves at this time. any info would be appreciated. thank you, shirley dickerson 
TARR, TORR, TROXEL posted by Jane Sarles on Sunday, January 19, 1997 

TORR/TARR/TROXEL Looking for any information on the Torr family, who lived in Shelby County, near Finchville in 1800 and after. William Torr and his wife, Mary Troxel, came to Shelby County from Frederick Co. Va. Mary was supposed to have died in Scott County. 
ALLEN, CAMPBELL, CORNETTE, DURHAM, GAINES, GREEN, PARKER, TANKERSLEY, TRUITT posted by Sandra Ohnewehr on Monday, January 20, 1997 

Researching my family (both sides) from Laurel County area (Also, possibly from Breathitt, Clay, Pike, Shelby, and Rockcastle counties). Would appreciate any information. Willing to share same. GAINES, ALLEN, CAMPBELL, GREEN, CORNETTE, TANKERSLEY, DURHAM PARKER, TRUITT, CORNETTE 
MCCLAIN posted by Don Marsh on Friday, January 24, 1997 

Desire info on David MCCLAIN d.c.1811 Shelby County, Kentucky. Will made in July, 1803 names children: JOHN, heirs of Thomas, Agness, Mary, Alexander (lived in Shelby County), and heirs of James. David and Alexander made affidavit in Shelby County helping to prove Will in Washington County, Pennsylvania. Need any info on children. 
GRAY, HOLLIS, MARY, MATOX, MATTOX, MCCLAIN, NATION, PETTA, RODMAN, SCOTT posted by Don Marsh on Friday, January 24, 1997 

Alexander McCLEAN/McCLAIN d.c.1831-1835 Shelby County, Kentucky. Wife MARY. Will, made April 1831, leaves various sums to Mordicai MCCLAIN, Thomas MCCLAIN Sr., Andrew MCCLAIN, John MCCLAIN Jr., James MCCLAIN, Mehala MATOX, Wm. MCCLAIN, David MCCLAIN, Jesse MCCLAIN, Sally PETTA, Elizabeth RODMAN, Margaret SCOTT, Polly GRAY, Nancy HOLLIS, John MCCLAIN Sr., William MCCLAIN Sr. And Polly NATION. Am to identify most of above persons, but have no idea what their exact relationship to Alexander McCLAIN was. Mahala MATTOX and Jesse McCLAIN to Parke County, Indiana. Andrew McCLAIN to Spencer County, KY. Thomas and William McCLAIN both died in mid 1850's in Shelby County. Who were Sally Petta, Elizabeth Rodman, Margaret Scott, Polly GRAY, Nancy HOLLIS And Polly NATION and where did they live? 
MCCLAIN, RODMAN posted by Don Marsh on Friday, January 24, 1997 

Hugh RODMAN married Elizabeth McCLAIN c.1800-1808 in Shelby County, Kentucky. Moved to Dubois County, Indiana c.1821 later to Washington County, Indiana. RODMAN b.1788 Jefferson County, Kentucky then parents moved to Shelby County, Kentucky same year. Who were parents of Elizabeth MCCLAIN? 
FUQUAY, HOAGLAND, HOGLAND, KIMBERLIN, MAHONEY, RALPH posted by Don Marsh on Saturday, January 25, 1997 

Desire info on John McCLANE whose Will was probated June, 1813 in Henry County, Kentucky. Wife: Mrs. Nancy (_______) HOGLAND. John'S Will mentions five children: Elizabeth (m. John RALPH); Catharine &Quot;Kitty&Quot; (m. Moses FUQUAY); Lavina (idiotic; guardian Owen MAHONEY); Dicy (m. Owen MAHONEY); Missouria (m. John KIMBERLIN). Wife Nancy was widow of Richard HOAGLAND/HOGLAND. Was this John the son of John & Catherine McCLAIN of Mercer/ Henry/Shelby counties, Kentucky? 
GRIGSBY, POLLARD, SHARP posted by Donna B Buchanan on Sunday, January 26, 1997 

I am searching for anyone researching the following names. Specifically for Shelby co.:POLLARD,Silas m) Prudence SHARP 07Nov1833. Childred of this couple: Talbot Sharp POLLARD b) 18Aug1849 m)Vitula GRIGSBY probably in Indiana since this is where they migrated. Another child: Margaret POLLARD. POLLARD family is located in FL Talbot's generation on. If anyone sounds familiar, please contact. I'll will share anything I have. Thanks 
YUNT posted by Mark Westfall on Sunday, January 26, 1997 

Looking for any and all info on the YUNT family known to have lived in Shelby Co. KY in the early 1800's (see Census of 1810). Where did they come from? Where did they go? Please e-mail any replys to : 
MOSES, TOWNSEND posted by Angela Clark on Wednesday, January 29, 1997 

Moses TOWNSEND: looking for information on moses townsend and his wife Abigail MOSES TOWNSEND was born on the 24 of december 1772 his wife in 1779.the couple resided some where in kentucky and had several children. i am willing to to share or exchange any information that i have. 
FISHER, MEEK posted by Cindy Pierce on Wednesday, January 29, 1997 

I am searching for Elijah FISHER who married Patsy MEEK (father Jacob MEEK) and his father Zachariah FISHER of Shelby and Henry Co., KY and their families. Thanks. 
REED, STITLER, STITLIN posted by Robin Reed on Thursday, January 30, 1997 

REED - STITLIN Looking for the families of Barnet REED and Susannah STITLIN who married in Shelby Co. in 1792. Brothers of Barnet are David, Joshua, and Caleb who also moved into Kentucky. Susannah's last name might have been STITLER. Barnet and Susannah moved on to Brown Co. Ohio and Caleb moved into Indiana. Any of the kin or interested people please contact me. Happy to share info! 
MADDOX, WEBB posted by Ronnie Wolfe on Friday, January 31, 1997 

I am looking for Robert Lee MADDOX, who was born about 1853. He lived in Shelby County. If he was born there, I do not know. His wife's name was Nancy WEBB. I would love to know his father and mother and date of birth, death, marriage, etc. If you can help, e-mail at 
BURGIN, CASE, GOFF, MCCARTY, PINKSTON, SATTERLY, SIMPSON, SNIDER, WARD posted by Diane Burgin on Friday, January 31, 1997 

Would like to get in touch with anyone researching the following surnames from the Shelby, Anderson, Washington, Nelson, Spencer, Mercer, Marion county area: BURGIN, CASE, SIMPSON, GOFF, PINKSTON, SATTERLY, SNIDER, WARD, MCCARTY 

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