Shelby County, Ky.

Posted Queries for November 1997


ROWE posted by Roberta McReynolds on Sunday, November 2, 1997

I am searching for descendants of James ROWE. He was born in Louisa Co VA abt 1759. He moved to Ohio with his brother Jesse and then moved to Shelby Co Ky. He died there Sept. 9, 1840.
CLEMENT, GILBERT, MILLER, STEWART posted by Elaine Clement on Tuesday, November 4, 1997

Seeking siblings of Robert Lauren CLEMENT b. 1841 Shelby Co. Parents are John G. CLEMENT b. abt 1803 KY or VA and Hannah MILLER STEWART b. 1806 KY. Seeking siblings of John (son of James CLEMENT,Jr. and Patsy GILBERT) and Hannah (daughter of Thomas STEWART) siblings. I am unsure of Hannah's mother name - either Mary Ann or Margaret.
COOK, DAHL, HOSKINS, ONION, SMITH, TUCKER, WALLACE, WOODRUFF, YOUNG posted by Adrienne P. Pierce on Tuesday, November 4, 1997

I am researching the family of Alexis Poindexter SMITH & America HOSKINS. Alexis was born in Oldham County, KY 4 July 1832, married America on 5 Feb 1850 in Trimble County, KY and died 19 Aug 1903 in Port Fulton. The family obviously lived in both Clark and Floyd counties. The children of Alexis are: John Simpson SMITH mar. Barbara Ellen YOUNG; Mary Emily SMITH (Emma) mar. Ed TUCKER; Sarah Armstead SMITH mar Charles COOK; Lucy Duerson SMITH mar John Taylor WALLACE; Thomas Mitchell SMITH mar. Mary Alice ONION; Amanda Glover SMITH mar. William WOODRUFF; Joseph Kemper SMITH mar Elizabeth DAHL
JENNINGS, SCOTT posted by Joseph E. Judd on Wednesday, November 5, 1997

Looking for Ancestors of Woodson JENNINGS married in Shelby County, KY on 31 Mar 1828 to Mahala SCOTT. Would like any information that someone may have.
DOOLEY, WAKEFIELD posted by Carla Dooley on Saturday, November 8, 1997

I am researching the "DOOLEY" name . I am looking for a marriage that took place between "1840--1846, between a Jacob Dooley, and Margaret WAKEFIELD..I also known they had a son William dooley born in Kentucky in "1844 or 1846..
COONS, POLSTON posted by Mary Frances Hara on Sunday, November 9, 1997

I am looking for the family (parents, sibling, children) of Mary POLSTON who married Charles COONS 28 June 1802. I am at a dead end on the POLSTON family and would appreciate corresponding with anyone else who is researching this family. Will share any information I have.
DUNCAN posted by Helen Lewis on Monday, November 10, 1997

Seeking information on the DUNCAN family who were in Shelby Co., KY at an early date. Trying to identify our Jesse DUNCAN b. 1816, KY, who was in Owen Co., Ind. by the 1830 era. Was he son of a William DUNCAN? Noted that there was a Jesse DUNCAN in Shelby Co. before 1816, as he had a daughter, Nancy, who m. in Shelby Co. in 1816 to Benjamin Flood. Noted that in Owen Co., Ind. adjacent to our Jesse was a James DUNCAN, probably son of William DUNCAN. Any clue is deeply appreciated.
JENNINGS, SCOTT posted by Joseph E. Judd on Tuesday, November 11, 1997

Looking for ascendants of Woodson JENNINGS that was born in Virginia about 1810 and married Mahala SCOTT 31 Mar 1828 in Shelby County, Kentucky. Would be very grategul. Thanks jjudd.
GRIFFIN, POLLEY posted by Mary W. Glenn on Saturday, November 15, 1997

Searching for ancestry and marriage of William GRIFFIN. He served with Gabriel Madison 1780 in the Clark expedition. His wife's name was Mary ? and on daughter, Elizabeth GRIFFIN who married Peter POLLEY. Suspect there were other children. William died in 1804. Please help.
BRACKETT, DAVIDSON, WHITESIDE posted by Lynn James on Tuesday, November 18, 1997

Seeking information on John BRACKETT and Phobe DAVIDSON, settled Shelby County late 1790's. Both born Virginia. John died 1818. Phobe appears in Shelby 1820 census as head of household. Isaac WHITESIDE also settled in Shelby after visit with "relatives", while on way to IL. Isaac was grandson of Samuel Whiteside and Betsy Brackett. Want to determine relationship Betsy Brackett and John Brackett. Lynn James.
BRACKET, BRACKETT, DAVIDSON, OWEN, WHITESIDE posted by Lynn James on Tuesday, November 18, 1997

Seeking information on the BRACKETT and WHITESIDE families living in Shelby county in 1800. John BRACKETT and wife (possibly Phebe DAVIDSON). John died in 1818. A Phebe appeared in the census as head of household in th 1820 census. A John and Phoebe (b. 1763, whose parents were Joshua DAVIDSON and Sarah OWEN) were married in Prince Edward County, VA in 1795. Isaac WHITESIDE visited relatives living in Shelby County while "on his way to join other WHITESIDE families in IL, and remained there the rest of his life." Issac's grandmother was Elizabeth BRACKET, married to Samuel WHITESIDE, whom I believe was related to this John BRACKETT.

HUNDLEY, PERRY, WILSON posted by Leslie Shover on Saturday, November 22, 1997

Looking for info in Shelby Co or Henry Co. for William Edward WILSON, b.1836, m. to Nancy Mildred HUNDLEY. Son Sidney S. WILSON, maried to Matilda PERRY. Matilda is daughter of John Milton PERRY b. 1837 and Francis Ann PERRY b. 1843.
ARMSTRONG posted by Joe Armstrong on Sunday, November 23, 1997

ARMSTRONG, Smith Roland b abt 1874 m ?Sally McCoy? owned restraunt and bus stop in Shelby 1910 to about 1925.
WILLS posted by Robert Wills on Monday, November 24, 1997

BOLING, BOWLING posted by Nancy Burge on Monday, November 24, 1997

BOWLING/BOLING Looking for any information on Syms/Sims BOWLING on the early Shelby Co., KY tax list. I think that he ended up in that part which became Gallatin Co., KY, and later became Carroll Co., KY. Thanks, Nancy
BENNETT, GRANT, HAMILTON, HATTON, KING, SLOAN posted by Valerie Phillips Gildehaus on Tuesday, November 25, 1997

GRANT, KING I would like to hear from anyone interested in Jacob Yerkes GRANT born 1787 PA, married 1810 Frederick County, VA, Nancy KING. They are listed in Shelby County 1810, 1820, 1830 censuses, then moved to Decatur County, IN. Children: Elizabeth Ann mar. Milton SLOAN, Robert Stewart mar. 1st Susan J. HATTON 2nd Louisa Caroline BENNETT, Sarah Jane mar. Robert P. McLANE, Mary F., Margaret K. mar. John B. W. HAMILTON, William T., Edwin R., and Marian Bate.
LOGAN posted by Valerie Phillips Gildehaus on Tuesday, November 25, 1997

LOGAN Would like to hear from anyone with information on the ancestors of Gen. Benjamin LOGAN who died in Shelby County in 1802. I am trying to establish possible relationship with Gen. John A. LOGAN of Civil War fame.
CHAPMAN posted by Lori Salley on Wednesday, November 26, 1997

CHAPMAN, Amos married Nancy ? 1766 in Shelby Co., KY. Any info on CHAPMAN would be wonderful. Will exchange info gladly!
FISHER, HARRIS, VANHOOK, WARFORD posted by Bev Wyman on Thursday, November 27, 1997

WARFORD< Henry Married Elizabeth VANHOOK, would like to locate his children. Have his parents. FISHER,Peter, Would like to correspond with descendants. HARRIS Daniel, Malinda was his wife, she was a Proctor, William was her father. Would like to correspond with anyone having info on this family.
POINDEXTER, WOOD posted by Gloria (Poindexter) Atwater on Sunday, November 30, 1997

Looking for information on Thomas POINDEXTER and wife Maxy/Macksey WOOD POINDEXTER who were married in 1807 Fayette Co. KY. Believed to be the same Thomas who is found on Shelby County Tax Rolls for 1824-1828. Had two of his sons in Shelby County, Bennet W. POINDEXTER b.1825 and Lawrence/Laurence Poindexter b. 1827. The family later moved to IL, MO and OR. Any further information much appreciated; also anyone who can do lookups for land records, deeds in Shelby County for said Thomas POINDEXTER. I will be glad to share my POINDEXTER info with any others.
CARNINE, DEMAREE, JACKSON, SEBRAN, SEBRANT, WYCOFF posted by Everett & Helen McCauley on Sunday, November 30, 1997

Looking for info about Richard CARNINE born October 2-1786 in Neshanic, N.J? amd died MAy 11, 1859 in Switzerland, Co. IN. He married Polly DEMAREE October 16, 1809 in Shelby Co. KY.Any info about them would be appreciated. Their son Cornelius married Sarah WYCOFF. Their son Andrew JACKSON married Margaret H. SEBRAN(SEBRANT) who was my ggrandparents. Their son William was my grandfather. Thanks so much.- Helen in Connersville, In. - 

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