Shelby County, Ky.

Posted Queries for June 1997


NEAL, NEILL posted by Sandy Myers on Monday, June 2, 1997 

Looking for anyone researching NEILL/ NEAL surnames In Butler, Henry, Jefferson, Knox, and Shelby counties Re: Marriages listed in Ancestry Marriage Database. Sandy Myers 
EASLEY, GAINES posted by Gini Carter on Thursday, June 5, 1997 

Looking for the mother of Elizabeth Mcwilliams GAINES EASLEY. She was born 1818 in Franklin County, KY, and died 1894 in Shelby County, KY. Her father was William GAINES. Elizabeth married Joseph EASLEY on July 17, 1836 in Anderson County, KY. 

Looking for info. on the following people: William H. BEMISS and his wife Catherine HEADY in Nelson Co., KY Nancy HEADY in Nelson Co., KY James Louis HIEATT and his wife Emma POWERS in Shelby, Franklin and Henry Co., KY Walter Franklin BRAWNER and his wife Elizabeth SMITHERS in Shelby, Franklin and Henry Co., KY John Edward BRAWNER and his wife Margaret Ann PULLIAM in Shelby, Franklin, and Henry Co., KY Odd Quincy WILEY and his wife Amanda in Owen and Franklin Co., KY William Henry HAWKINS and his wife Ella COSTIGAN in Shelby, Grant, Owen and Henry Co., KY Delbert COSTIGAN in Owen and Grant Co., KY John HARDESTY and Kate BIBB in Henry, Carroll and Owen Co., KY James SPARROW and Sarrah INGRAM in Anderson and Nelson Co., KY Joseph SEARCY and Mary Ann WHITEHOUSE in Mercer, and Anderson Co., KY Joel Thomas WHITEHOUSE and Frances NEACE in Mercer Co., KY Henry NEACE in Mercer Co., KY James WHITEHOUSE and Sarah in Mercer Co., KY James COULTER and Rebecca MURPHY in Washington Co., KY Harrison COULTER and Elizabeth LEONARD in Mercer and Washington Co., KY John LEONARD and Deborah THOMPSON in Washington and Mercer Co., KY 
MCCLURE, MEEK, STEWWART posted by George Taylor Meek on Thursday, June 5, 1997 

Searching for any information on a Thomas Barney MEEK Sr., born in Kentucky 1847 or 1852 Henry, KY, or his wife Augusta Ann MCCLURE Also Serena STEWWART born 1820 Henry, Ky 
BAKER posted by J. Dutch Revenboer on Friday, June 6, 1997 

Seeking any information on R.J.R. BAKER, ba 1798, found on Shelby co census records in 1840 and 1850. Would like parents and siblings, plus marriages and children. Thanks for your help. I am researching BAKER in Garrard county, KY. 
BEAN, LUCAS, NATION, PEMBERTON posted by Judy Nordburg on Saturday, June 7, 1997 

Searching for James Milton LUCAS m. to Elizabeth Catherine (BEAN) LUCAS. Also PEMBERTON and NATION.Sold 49 acres between Shelby and Franklin Cos in 1871. Will share any I have. 
BRIDWELL, COOPER, HOWARD, PARIS, REASOR, SHAW, STONE, STOUT, TUCKER posted by Vicki Mitchel on Monday, June 9, 1997 

Searching for information about the TUCKER family of Spencer County. Thomas and Elizabeth Tucker moved to then-Shelby County in 1809, bought property on the dividing ridge between Elk Creek and Little Plum Creek. Donated land for the old Elk Creek Baptist Church and cemetery. Thomas died in 1848, Elizabeth in 1864. They are buried in an old cemetery in Dead Man's Curve near Taylorsville. Children were Hezekiah (m. Ruth HOWARD, Martha STOUT, Mary REASOR); William (m. Anna SHAW); Hazael (m. Nancy Jane COOPER); Elijah (m. Sarah STONE); Polly (m. William PARIS); Lucinda (m. Stephen BRIDWELL); Perlina (m. Stephen BRIDWELL); Caleb (m. Matilda STONE); and Nelson. 
APPLEGATE, WINGFIELD posted by Diana Nidick on Monday, June 9, 1997 

Lucy APPLEGATE was born Shelby Co KY 1798 she married James WINGFIELD on June 15, 1814 trying to find out if they had a daughter Harriet born KY 1823 
BAILEY, BERRY, BUSH, CLARK posted by James Lee Neal on Friday, June 13, 1997 

BUSH/CLARK AND BAILEY/BERRY - Seeking information on both Margaret CLARK and her husband Henry BUSH of Shelby county. They had a son, William H. Bush (b Aug 23, 1888 d. Oct 16, 1961). I am also seeking information on Robert Bailey and wife: Sue May Berry - both from Shelby County. They had a daughter by the name of Lora Mae Bailey (b. Dec 21, 1888 d. Dec 31, 1971). I am searching these lines and would like to hear from other researchers interested in the same lines. Jammes L. Neal, 1550 Trent Blvd. #2011, Lexington, Ky. 40515 
GILLESPY, ORTIS, RODMAN, TAGUE posted by Teresa Pennington on Monday, June 16, 1997 

Searching for information on Robert TAGUE and wife Sarah RODMAN. Also interested in information on Robert's son Joseph and his wife Malinda ORTIS GILLESPY. Joseph was married in Gallatin Co. in Jan. of 1835. Both these families are listed in the Henry Co. census and in Shelby Co. Robert'S will in Henry Co. was in May of 1828. 
ELSBERRY, WEATHERFORD posted by Kris Elsbury on Tuesday, June 17, 1997 

Looking for information about the ELSBERRY family. John Jesse born in Shelby county in 1802. Unsure of parents believe to be William. Jesse made seven trips to Missouri leading settlers from Kentucky in the late 1820's. Jesse settled in Missouri and married Sarah Ann WEATHERFORD 1840. Believe she was probably from Kentucky also. 
MARCUM posted by Thomas Leonard Iii on Wednesday, June 18, 1997 

Looking For Persian Gulf Vets From Shelby Co. Looking For Debbie MARCUM 
LEATHERMAN, WEBB posted by Marguerite Miller on Thursday, June 19, 1997 

LEATHERMAN, WEBB Anyone with information on a David Leatherman who married a Catherine Webb (daughter fo Samuel Webb) in 1809, please contact me. I am trying to find 
POINDEXTER posted by Nancy (Poindexter) Apple on Saturday, June 21, 1997 

I am looking for information on a Thomas POINDEXTER from Kentucky. Was born around 1830 or so. Or any other Poindexters. 
CHAMBERS, CULBERTSON, DOAK, LONG, MASON posted by James Lee Neal on Thursday, June 26, 1997 

DOAK/CHAMBERS/LONG/MASON/CULBERTSON - I am seeking information on these surnames. Robert Doak b. 1794 in Ky. married Catherine Chambers (b. 1806 in Ky d. ??) on March 17, 1836 in Shelby County, Ky. Catherine Chambers parents are William Chambers and Martha Culbertson. Robert and Catherine had a son, Preston B. Doak b. Feb 14, 1844 in Shelby County, Ky. d. June 6, 1927 in Oldham County, Ky. He married Nannie Long (b. Sept 22, 1851 d. Jan 11, 1914) on Oct 15, 1868 in Shelby County, Ky. Nannie Long's parents were William Long b. 1814 d. ?? and Mary E. Mason b. 1826 d. ???. Nannie and Preston had a daughter, Mattie Belle Doak b. March 23, 1872 d. Nov 30, 1954 in Oldham County, Ky. If you have any information, I would appreciate it if you share it. Thank you, James Lee Neal, 1550 Trent Blvd Apt. #2011, Lexington, Ky. 40515 - 
CARRITHERS, CLINE, CRITHERS, HEWLITT, HOWLETT, PERKINS, SMITH, WHITE, YOUNT posted by Jackie Yount Smith on Friday, June 27, 1997 

Looking for any info on John YOUNT b. supposively 10 Aug 1752 in either Switzerland or Virgina. Married possibly second wife Mary CRITHERS/CARRITHERS abt 1788 possibly in Franklin co. KY. Their children were: George b. abt 1789 Franklin co. KY. Married Sarah Cook 5 Oct 1830 in Franklin co. Agnes b. abt 1792 Franklin co. KY. Mary b. abt 1794 Franklin co. KY Joseph Daniel b. 22 Sept 1798 Franklin co. KY d. 25 Aug 1851 Hendricks co. IN Married his cousin Martha CLINE 23 Oct 1834 Shelby co. KY. Margaret b. abt 1802 Franklin co. KY. Married Barnabus "Barney" PERKINS 30 Apr 1825 Franklin co. KY Nicholas b. 22 May 1805 Franklin co. KY. d. possibly 14 Apr 1861 Fairfield, Howard co. IN. Married Nancy WHITE 31 Dec 1829 Shelby co. KY. Benjamin b. 1806 Franklin co. KY Catherine b. 1812 Franklin co. KY Married Thomas HEWLITT/HOWLETT 29 Mar 1830 Franklin co. KY John ? b. 6 Jul 1796 Franklin co. KY married Mary SMITH 10 Feb 1820 Shelby co. KY. Possibly William One of their daughters was blind. 
LOVE posted by Diane Bollschweiler on Saturday, June 28, 1997 

David LOVE, Sr's will was written in Oldham County, KY 16 Aug 1822. He died 6 Dec 1830. He is listed in the Shelby County census in 1800 and 1820. He had three known son, John, Josephus or Joseph, and David and maybe a younger son William who died in his twenties. David served under Washington and was in camp at Valley Forge. I am looking for his parents and/or siblings. I am the Spencer County Coordinator and am posting this for one of my volunteers without computer access. Please contact Mrs. Noreen Day 1275 Love Lane, Taylorsville, KY 40071, with any information on this family. 

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