Henderson County, Kentucky

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COLLINS, COSBY, JONES, SANNER posted by Betty L. Jones on Thursday, July 3, 1997

JONES, COSBY, SANNER in Henderson Co., KY by 1810. SANNER, Isaac and family, Thomas, Lovinia & Nancy Anne, left St.Mary's Co., MD,1805/10 and were on the Franklin Co., 1810 census and in Henderson Co., KY by 1813 at least on tax rolls. Nancy Ann SANNER m. William JONES in 1816 Henderson Co., KY. Most of their children are born there: James S., William, Clark, Thomas E., etc. Lovinia Sanner m. Francis COSBY in Henderson Co., KY and Thomas SANNER m. Nancy COLLINS. The Jones clan moves on to Pulaski & Yell co., ARK by 1840. They owned land in Henderson Co. and attended the Graves Creek Church of Christ. Do not know whether William and possibly his father, William JONES came with Sanners from MD or possibly Carolinas. A William JONES was involved in the admin. of Hampton Jones' estate who was from VA. Will be willing to share all info.

ASHBY, ROBINSON posted by Carol Ashby Watters on Tuesday, July 8, 1997

Can someone help me find Thomas H. ASHBY? He died in Heber Springs(Cleburne)AR in 1920. Burial took place in Henderson, KY. He had an only child Rosa M. ASHBY who marr. Charles J. ROBINSON in Cleburne County, AR., in 1916. He named brother Henry W. and George ASHBY in his will and also nieces, Melanie Kercheval and Goldie Ashby. Who does this line of ASHBY'S belong to? Thanks for the help! Carol Ashby Watters

CLEMENT posted by Gail Critchley on Friday, July 25, 1997

My grandmother's family left Henderson, Kentucky for California in 1886 or 1887 Her name was Maude Leoma CLEMENT. She was born in Henderson two years before. Her mother was Laura Belle CLEMENT (nee) Justus. Her father was Noah Wilford CLEMENT. I am looking for prior ancestors and current family members.

CLEMENT, JUSTUS posted by Gail Critchley on Friday, July 25, 1997

My grandmother's family left Henderson, Kentucky for California in 1886 or 1887 Her name was Maude Leoma CLEMENT. She was born in Henderson two years before. Her mother was Laura Belle Clement (nee) JUSTUS. Her father was Noah Wilford CLEMENT. I am looking for prior ancestors and current family members.

NICHOLS posted by Randall Nichols on Saturday, July 26, 1997

Trying to find any information on my grandfather, William Laurence NICHOLS he moved here from somewhere in Indiana around the turn of the century and is buried in Fernwood Cemetery on Madison Street. Is there anyone out there who can tell me if there is somewhere I can search to find any death records or anything that might list what town he was acually born in. Like a marriage license or birth certificate's of his children that might give me a clue as where to look for where his parents might be from. This listing is for Henderson County,in Kentucky and Vandeburgh,Gibson,Knox,

NICHOLS posted by Randall Nichols on Saturday, July 26, 1997

Trying to find any information on my grandfather, William Laurence NICHOLS he moved here from somewhere in Indiana around the turn of the century and is buried in Fernwood Cemetery on Madison Street. Is there anyone out there who can tell me if there is somewhere I can search to find any death records or anything that might list what town he was acually born in. Like a marriage license or birth certificate's of his children that might give me a clue as where to look for where his parents might be from. This listing is for Henderson County,in Kentucky and Vandeburgh,Gibson,Knox,

EAKINS, EZELL, FIORD, FORD, HANDLEY, SAMDEFUR, SANDEFUR posted by Helen Keusch on Friday, August 1, 1997

I am researching the family of Harriet Minerve FORD (FIORD), b. 1836?--d. 1908, who married Enoch George EAKINS. Harriet's parents were Samuel FORD and Elizabeth SANDEFUr. Harriet and her two sisters, Mary Elizabeth (b. 1838?) and Gabrilla (b. 1839?) were raised by their grandparents, Richard and Elizabeth SANDEFUR. Any info will be appreciated. I am researching the family of Beatrice EZELL (b. in mid 1800's possibly in the Mortons Gap area) and married George HANDLEY. They had 5? children: one being a daughter, Florence.

BLEW, LOGAN posted by B Andrews on Saturday, August 2, 1997

William G. LOGAN md 1853, Hopkins Co., Ky, Lucinda J. BLEW/BLEU/BLUE, Moved to Texas, then back Hopkins Co., Area, then 1860 moved to Warrick Co., IN where William, Lucinda, and one child died within days of each other, Jan 1873, leaving 7 children, my ancestor Elnora LOGAN was the oldest, age 12. Will exchange data, family history written 1930 said there were realtives in Hopkins and Henderson Co., KY.

BOTTOMS, FARLEY, KEACH, KEOWN posted by Kathy Harpe on Saturday, August 2, 1997

Need help with research on these Henderson lines going back to 1860's. All help greatly appreciated.

WILLINGHAM posted by Roger O. Willingham on Wednesday, August 6, 1997

Wish to correspond with anyone researching Thomas WILLINGHAM who died in Hendereson Co. in 1819. Roger O. Willingham

GUNN, SMITH posted by James Allen Smith on Monday, August 18, 1997

SMITH. Griffin Lafayette Smith and his wife, Sally GUNN Jeffress, migrated to Henderson County about 1832 from near Crewe in Nottoway County, Virginia.

FOWLER, TOOMEY posted by Sharon J. Toomey on Monday, August 18, 1997

We are researching the family of Allen J. and Sarah J. TOOMEY. They resided in Union and Henderson Counties in the late 1870's into the 1900's. Their children were: Mary, Elizabeth, Thomas Jefferson, Margaret, Sarah Martha (Mattie), Leona, Allen James, Robert, and William Francis. Allen also had a son Henry C. TOOMEY. Thomas Jefferson married Elizabeth Ann FOWLER in Henderson on January 8, 1890. She was the daughter of Henry S. and Mary Louisa FOWLER of Henderson. We would appreciate any information about the TOOMEY and FOWLER families.

FRANKLIN, PIERCE posted by Stephen Franklin on Monday, August 18, 1997

I'm searching for information on the John and Mary Gibson Pierce Franklin FAMILY. JOHN was supposedly born in Warren Co KY Mary in Russell Co KY she married a PIERCE and had children Ernest and Laura later she supposedly married and had children Margaret (Maggie), Earl, John, Arthur and Carl by John Robert FRANKLIN. They are listed in the 1900 and 1910 census. Can anyone tell me about Mary or Mr PIERCE or even better John Robert FRANKLIN that would match up in age as the son of William and Ann over in Corydon, KY.

GREGORY, JENNINGS, PFINGSTON, PRIEST, PUGH, REMOLE posted by Georgia Gregory on Wednesday, August 20, 1997

GREGORY JENNINGS PFINGSTON PUGH REMOLE PRIEST These are the surnames of my husband's parents, grandparents and great grand parents. Pfingstons & Pughs may have been from Indiana.

HART posted by Connie Latta on Wednesday, August 20, 1997

HART, Patience...looking for information on Patience HART living in Henderson County 1840. She is listed on page 238 of the 1840 census. I would like any additional information on her. Where she came from, how old was she? Did she have children with her? Thanks for your help. Appreciate any information.

FREELS posted by E.J. Kimbrew on Friday, August 22, 1997

I'm a descendant of Thomas FREELS, b. ca 1777 in NC, son of Edward FREELS. I would like to hear from all descendant of Edward FREELS and correspond by regular mail as I don't have my own personal computer. My address is: Michael Freels, 21941 Floyd Moore Rd., Gentry, AR 72736.

CHEANEY, WALKER posted by Mary Walker on Tuesday, August 26, 1997

WALKER Help me find family of Robert & Fannie WALKER their son: Robert "Elmer" WALKER, b. 06-04-1888, Henderson Co.,KY m. Anne "Blanche" CHEANEY, b. 03-24-1888 Elmer and Blanche had two sons Robert "Julien" and Richard "Nelson" any connection? E-M Mary IMAWAKR@aol.com

ELLISON, GROSS posted by Marilyn Cessna on Tuesday, August 26, 1997

Looking for marriage record for Samuel GROSS & Minnesota "Minnie" ELLISON between 1880-1882. Help would be appreciated. Marilyn Cessna

CATES, DUNCAN posted by Peggy Barta on Sunday, August 31, 1997

I am searching for ancestors form Henderson, Union, Webster counties KY. Andy DUNCAN married Dora???. They has 6 children, Ira, Nathan, Mary, Laura, Grover, Virgil. I know that they lived around Corydon, KY. I dont know any info on Andy and Dora. Have been told that when Dora died the younger children, Grover and Virgil, Grover went to live with Guy and Anna CATES. I think Virgil went to live with one of the older brothers or sisters. Grover is my grandfather, people used to call him "Jake". Any info on the Duncan's from this area is appreciated. Even info on the Cates family, someone might remember my grandfather. He died in 1953, before I was born.

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