Shelby County, Ky.

Posted Queries for April 1997


MCCLAIN, RICHARDSON posted by Mary Virginia Brock on Wednesday, April 2, 1997 

RICHARDSON, MCCLAIN - Peter Richardson (born 1803 VA, died 1873 Shelby or Spencer Co., KY) married 1831 Spencer County, KY to Rosanna McClain, who was born in Shelby Co., KY. Rosanna's parents were Andrew McClain and Sarah Miller, who were married 1808 Shelby Co., KY. Any information on Peter Richardson and the McClain family would be appreciated. Contact Mary Virginia Brock - 
BOSLEY, NORRIS posted by Don Bosley on Wednesday, April 2, 1997 

I am looking for more information on Rachel NORRIS BOSLEY the wife of James H. BOSLEY cr. 1840-1850: Children Isaac W., Joseph, William S. and James Uford and Mary Ann BOSLEY William S. and James Uford BOSLEY migrated to Leon Co, TX about 1852 and married sisters there. James H. Bosley was the brother of Nicholas and the son of Isaac Walker BOSLEY. Any help on the NORRIS line would be appreciated.. 
GARRETT, MARTIN, MORELAND posted by Nancy Baker on Thursday, April 3, 1997 

Searching for information on Asa MARTIN and Nancy MORELAND that were married in Shelby Co., 14 Mar 1816. Asa and Nancy came to Martin Co., IN about 1820. Nancy's mother was Susannah Moreland. Susannah also lived in Shelby Co., before coming to Martin Co. Nancy's brother William m. Elizabeth GARRETT in Shelby Co., 21 Jan 1810. He stayed in Shelby Co. What relation to John Moreland of Shelby Co? Nancy Baker 
ALLEN, GIBBS, THOMAS posted by Sue DeHaan on Thursday, April 3, 1997 

Shelby Co.- GIBBS & THOMAS - I am researching the John GIBBS family that lived in Louisville in the early 1800's. John was supposedly born in Louisville around 1800, he married Lydia ALLEN and had a dau. Mary Agnes GIBBS(in Shelby Co.) in October 1835. Mary Agnes married an Albert THOMAS, he died in Shelby County. I would like to correspond with anyone researching the GIBBS family from this area. 
ADKINS, TODD posted by Gloria Gibbel on Friday, April 4, 1997 

Barnabus ADKINS b.1810 Shelbyville,Shelby Co,KY m. Lavina TODD looking for his parents 
BALLARD, EPPERSON posted by John Ballard on Saturday, April 5, 1997 

Jesse BALLARD, b. 1782, came to Shelby County, KY and married Betsy EPPERSON in 1809. They had a number of children. About 1820 they moved to Indiana, eventually settling in Putnam County. He died in 1852 in Boone County. Where did he come from? Who were his parents? Help appreciated. John Ballard 
LEWIS posted by Howard Lewis on Sunday, April 6, 1997 

I am looking for John LEWIS b.1757 in VA and died 1804 in Shelby County. He had the following children: Elizabeth, Nancy, Thomas Buford LEWIS, Patsy, Martha, Henry, Polly, Keziah, Catherine, John B., William, and Frances. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated! 
CHURCH, EASLEY posted by Tim Mike on Monday, April 7, 1997 

CHURCH EASLEY - Seeking any information on William CHURCH b. 1806 KY, his wife Frances America EASLEY b. 1809 NC m. 1830 Shelby County, KY or their children; Marinda Jane b. 1831, Emily Katherine b. 1832, Thomas Edwin b. 1834, Mary Isabelle b. 1836, Sarah Frances b. 1839, America Adaline b. 1842, William Easley b. 1843, Henry Harrison b. 1846, Eliza Ann b. 1848, and Alice Prairie b. 1853. Any information or suggestions are grealy appreicated. 
ELLIOT, ELLIOTT, HURLEY posted by Alan Heath on Monday, April 7, 1997 

Seeking info. on family of Harriet Ann ELLIOTT (ELLIOT), born abt 1853 in Shelby County, Kentucky, married 15 Mar 1868, Livingston County, Kentucky to Andrew Jackson HURLEY. My genealogy data may be found at: 
HANKINS, LEFFLER, MCCORMICK, PHILABAUM, WALKER, WOODRUFF posted by Antoinette Waughtel Sorensen on Wednesday, April 9, 1997 

Desire any information on the early settlers of the Dutch Fork Settlement of Shelby County, including Conrad PHILABAUM, wife Salome/Sarah aka Sally, Christiana PHILABAUM who married George LEFFLER, also info re Jacob Leffler Sr & Jr, including wives of same if info available. Louisa LEFFLER, a daughter of Jacob (which ?) born ca 1803/05 married William S(amuel) WALKER and they moved to Washington County, Indiana where their many children were born and lived. William S(amuel) Walker was also in Shelby County as a young lad with his mother Jane Burton WALKER and his siblings Ann, Sarah who married Alexander MCCORMICK, and Thomas Burton WALKER who married Nancy WOODRUFF. Jane Burton Walker's brother Prettyman Burton had guardianship of the 4 children of his sister Jane when she passed away in or around 1816. Jane was widowed in 1806 and when she moved to Shelby County with her 4 young children in 1810, she remarried in 1811 to Nathaniel HANKINS. When did Jane die - actual/prox date, where is she buried. Did she have children of the 2nd marriage. Nothing is known of Jane or of her death except that Thomas, the youngest, said he was 9 years old when his mother died. Any information desired on these persons. Thank you. Antoinette Waughtel Sorensen, 3631 North Mullen Street, Tacoma, Washington 98407-4124 or e- mail - 
COONS, POLSTON posted by Ken Coones on Wednesday, April 9, 1997 

Looking for information on Charles COONS and Mary POLSTON, married 28 June 1803 in Shelby County. Lived in Scott County, IN , in 1810 ce Charles was born 1774. Trying to find their parents and grandparents. Thanks for any help you may provide. 
HOOK, MOLLET posted by Mona Bruce on Saturday, April 12, 1997 

<HOOK, MOLLET> I am seeking information on my great grandfather David W> HOOK, born 20 July 1863 in Shelby Co.,Kentucky. David married Elizabeth MOLLET. David died in 1934 in Central City, Linn Co., Iowa and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Stratford, Hamilton Co., Iowa 
JESSE, JESSEE, WIRT posted by Jackie Luca on Sunday, April 13, 1997 

I am looking for any information regarding Silas O. JESSE (JESSEE), born approx. 1804. Lived in Shelby Co. KY in 1840's to 1850. Married Amanda WIRT in 1831. Looking for information on Silas's father and location of his birth. 
SHANKS, WHITE posted by Liesl Schneider on Sunday, April 13, 1997 

Searching for information on James SHANKS and wife Elizabeth Jane WHITE possibly married in Shelby Co. 28 Nov., 1821 
PARKER, PATTERSON posted by Jerry Ellis on Sunday, April 13, 1997 

PARKER and PATTERSON Joshua PARKER married Mary PATTERSON in Shelby CO. IN 07 aug 1800 I am trying to locate any Parker or Patterson connections I believe that Samuel Parker and James Patterson are the parents Can anyone help? james Patterson were the parents of these two. can anyone help? . 
CHURCH, EASLEY posted by Tim Mike on Wednesday, April 16, 1997 

CHURCH & EASLEY Seeking any information on the parents or family of Williams CHURCH b. 1806 Kentucky lived in Harrisonville area and married Frances America EASLEY Feb 4, 1830 in Shelby County, KY. Any information on William's parents or any other member of his family would be greatly appreciated. 
BLEVINS, ISAACS posted by Terri Lee Maple on Thursday, April 17, 1997 

Looking for any info on ISAACS. Have a Jesse Isaacs b: ca 1784-1790 NC. Married June 20 1810 Shelby Co. Kty. to Patience BLEVINS, b:ca 1784 NC or TN moved to Jackson Co. IN 1820's Marriage Bond in Shelby Co. only record found prior to 1810. Any help would be gratefully appreciated. 
SHACKELFORD posted by J. D. Brittingham on Thursday, April 17, 1997 

John SHACKELFORD, a former Colonial soldier from VA, spent his latter years in Shelby Co. His will, dated 10 June 1819, is recorded in Book 5, Pp. 434-435. I would like to find others who are researching him. 
ARRINGTON, HENSLEY, SHEPHERD, WALLER, WEATHERFORD posted by Larry Shepherd on Thursday, April 17, 1997 

Looking for children and siblings of David SHEPHERD of Shelby County, KY. Born about 1760 in VA. Son of William SHEPHERD and Martha ARRINGTON. I suspect David married twice, first to a Jane and then to Elizabeth WEATHERFORD. David moved to Ripley Co., Indiana sometime after 1820. Also looking for any information at all on James HENSLEY born 1765 prob. VA and married to Catherine WALLER. Their daughter Nancy HENSLEY married Thomas SHEPHERD in 1812 in Shelby Co. 
BAIRD, HANDLY, JOHNSON posted by Sharon Howell on Friday, April 18, 1997 

I need to prove the birth of Martha BAIRD in November 1799 to Thomas and Jane JOHNSON HANDLY BAIRD. This was in Shelby or Jefferson Co. KY. Where would I be able to find such a record? In the photocopy of the famliy Bible available from The National Archives, her name is not readable, just the date. 
FARRELL, KITSON, SHUCK posted by Neal Underwood on Friday, April 18, 1997 

Would like to exchange information about descendants of Andrew SHUCK, b. abt 1733 Germany(Hol?), migrated abt 1784 to the Low Dutch Company at Shelby/Henry Co. from Berkeley Co. (now) West Virginia. He d. 1803 Henry Co. Seeking confirmation of children of his son Mathias. Looking for parents of Rebecca FARRELL who marr. abt 1800 Cornelius Shuck (s. Andrew/Margaret). Also, exchange info. about James KITSON of Henry Co. whose dau. Eliza marr. 1838 at Henry Co. Levi SHUCK (Andrew-1, Cornelius-2). 
LANDERS, PARRISH posted by Carol Luxemburg on Friday, April 18, 1997 

Can you see if you have a record of Edward LANDERS that married a PARRISH a Parrish( sorry, I don't have her first name). It would have taken place sometimes between 1870 and 1890 in Shelby Co. Ky. Thank-you 
DISMORE, HARRISON, HILLIARD, MARRATY, MERATTA, RINGO, RONEMUS posted by Leslie C. Calvert on Sunday, April 20, 1997 
Searching for family information/details on William RINGO b. 1801 the son of John RINGO and Nancy HARRISON. William married Nancy MARRATY/MERATTA on Dec. 30 1823 in Shelby Co. Nancy was born 1807 in Pennsylvania the dau. of Mathew MARRATY and Nancy HILLIARD. They had a large family and were also in Spencer Co. before moving to southern Indiana. Also I'm interested in starting a DISMORE exchange. Need any and all DISMORE connections. Also looking for any RONEMUS family. Susan RONEMUS, born 1785 married Edward CLINKENBEARD in Kentucky. The CLINKENBEARDS were in Tennessee before moving to Kentucky. They were located in Hardin Co. Bourbon Co. Shelby Co. Spencer Co. Where were the RONEMUS family? Will exchange info on all lines. 

BAKER, KASPAR posted by Annie Skaggs on Sun Apr 20 1997  08:46:51 

Seeking contact with Shelby County researcher Edith Baker Kaspar.  Letters on file in Mercer and Garrard Co. Libraries indicate that she was writing a book on BAKER family history. Her letters are dated in the 1950's. Is she still living? Was the book ever published? If not, where are the notes?  thanks. 
CHURCH, EASLEY posted by Tim Mike on Tuesday, April 22, 1997 

CHURCH & EASLEY Seeking any information on the parents or family of Williams CHURCH b. 1806 (Franklin Co. ?)Kentucky lived in Harrisonville area and married Frances America EASLEY Feb 4, 1830 in Shelby County, KY. William's father may have been Thomas CHURCH. Any information on William's parents or any other member of his family would be greatly appreciated. 
CALVIN, KITSON, MERRIFIELDS, MILNERS, SHEPHERD, TUCKERS posted by Patricia Mulherin Tedrick on Wednesday, April 23, 1997 

Looking for marr rec of Peleg CALVIN and Elizabeth SHEPHERD. Their children born 1813-1830 in "Henry " Co. in area that was Shelby Co.before. Also, marr rec of James KITSON (b1814 ) --his children also of "Henry Co." and one dau Lucinda married Peleg Calvin's son George Washington Oliver SHEPHERD CALVIN . Same families connected with MILNERS, MERRIFIELDS, TUCKERS. Have a lot of info to share on these families after 1840's migration to present day in Mo. (Lincoln CO.). Thanks 
LIGHTER posted by Elizabeth Lighter on Thursday, April 24, 1997 

Looking for information on the LIGHTER family. Go to my husband's grandfather Elbert LIGHTER only. He was a carpenter. They lived in Henry Co., Shelby Co., Franklin Co. & Jefferson Co. There was a story recalled by one member of the family about Elvessie Deacon talking about coming from a place called Clemon's Bottom. Elvessie was married to Elbert LIGHTER. 
BABBITT, BRAWNER, RIDDLE, WRIGHT posted by Sarah on Thursday, April 24, 1997 

BRAWNER of Bald Knob, Franklin CO. Sarah {Sally} M.(WRIGHT)[RIDDLE]M: BRAWNER, Herbert N. son of Mary {Molly} F. (BABBITT)M:BRAWNER, William, son of Ann (?) BRAWNER. Who was Ann's husband? John Ed Brawner? Interested in any/all info on this family. 
GREER, SAUNDERS posted by Sue Harris on Friday, April 25, 1997 

Philemon SAUNDERS m Jemima GREER 1786 Franklin Co., VA. Acc. to R.W. pension application, to Shelby Co., KY, 1837. Acc. to GREER family, Jemima d ca 1844 Barren Co., KY. Is this correct? Where & when did he die? Need names of their children. Thanks very much. 
JOHNSON, MASON, POWELL posted by Terri McDonald Hauk on Saturday, April 26, 1997 

Looking for information on John POWELL from VA and Nancy MASON, married in Shelby Co., KY, around 1812-1815. Moved to Meade Co. after September 1815 with infant daughter Mary Elizabeth POWELL and cousin John 'Jackie' JOHNSON, also from VA. Had 9 other children there. 
CATLETT, COOK, COTTON, NATION, SHIELDS, WHITEHOUSE posted by Kelly Catlett Stum on Saturday, April 26, 1997 

Researching the following families: CATLETT, COTTON, NATION, SHIELDS and WHITEHOUSE, resided in Spencer and Shelby counties. Especially interested in finding a link with Edward and Melvinia (COOK) CATLETT, born approx late 1800's. 
BELL, KENDALL, MALONE, MCKINLEY, PACKWOOD posted by Billy E. Green on Saturday, April 26, 1997 

Shelby Co., KY late 1700's - 1820 McKINLEY.... MCKINLEY, KENDALL, PACKWOOD, BELL, MALONE and other marriages. 
PHEGLEY posted by Bob Hamilton on Saturday, April 26, 1997 

PHEGLEY......looking for info on any and all PHEGLEY(S) that were in Spencer and/or Shelby counties in late 18th and early 19th centuries. Also am researching O'NEAL surname in Ky.. one Willis O'NEAL married Sarah PHEGLEY in Shelby county and I believe him to have come from Ohio cty. Any adn all help will certainly be appreciated. 
KELLY, KEPHART posted by John Lehman on Sunday, April 27, 1997 

Looking for parents of David KELLY b:1845 d:1939 in Shelbyville KY Married Sarah Kathran KEPHART b 1842 Need Sarah's parents also. 
DANIEL, HITE posted by Patrick Daniels on Monday, April 28, 1997 

I am looking for information on a William DANIEL Born in 1803 in shelby County. I am trying to find out who his father was. He was married to Eliza HITE in 1828 in Shelby Co. 
CRAIG, NEVILL, SMITH, STEWART, STIPP, SUTTON posted by Elise S. Olsen on Wednesday, April 30, 1997 

I am researching my ancestors Robert C. SMITH and his wife Elizabeth NEVILL. Robert was born abt 1772 in Shelby, KY. He married his wife in Shelby on 16 April 1799. Elizabeth NEVILL b: 1779 in Fauquier, VA. to Thomas NEVILL and Mary STEWART. Robert and Elizabeth Nevill SMITH had at least 7 children who were born in Henry County, KY. They were: Helen SMITH b: 3 Oct 1802, d: 6 Nov. 1873 Scott N. SMITH b:1809, m: 9 Apr 1832 to Elizabeth SUTTON, d: 10 Aug, 1864 Jane SMITH b: 1817 Robert N. SMITH b: Feb 1818, m: 13 May 1841 (1st)Sarah CRAIG, m: 19 Jul 1848 (2) Margaret STIPP, d: 20 Mar 1886 in Clay CO., IL. Susan SMITH b: abt 1820 Elizabeth SMITH b: abt 1822 Kitty SMITH b: abt 1824 Sarah SMITH b: abt 1826 I would love any information on this family. Particularly about Robert C. SMITH's father who is also a Robert SMITH. I know they were early settler's in Henry and Shelby County, KY. I know that Robert C. SMITH and Robert N. SMITH moved their families to Clay County, IL. about the 1830's. 

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