2010 Brick Wall

Posted 12/29/10 Surname: Garland

I am trying to find where my Great Grandpa David R. Garland is buried. He was born 1846 Pulaski Co. but his last residence was in 1910 Adair Co. He was living with his 4th wife Florence Foley Garland. Thanks for any help.
MaDonna, sharp_07@partnercom.net

Posted 12/25/10 Surname: Maxey / Baker

Looking for parents of Jane Maxey m James Baker Adair County 1824. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks, Carolyn B. Balog, cbbalog@gmail.com

Posted 12/14/10 Surname: Burris


Posted 12/01/10 Surname: Breeding 

Looking for any information on George Breeding married Rachel Cassity in Lincoln Co. but established the town of Breeding south of Columbia all in Adair Co. Their daughter, Lavinia married Thomas Bird and lived near Harrods Creek in Adair County. Thanks for any help, Anne Guthrie, a.gengal@comcast.com

Posted 11/29/10 Surname: Mcgaha / Allen

My mother is 83 years old and my Father passed away never knowing his people of Adair county Kentucky. I wanted to surprise my mother about this but always come to an end, the story is my grandmother Pearl Allen was born in Adair county on October 11 ,1901 , her father was  a doctor and delivered her, her mother's name was Elizabeth Mcgaha and the father was Albert Allen , well the story goes she died in childbirth and Elizabeth's mother swore he had killed her. and Pearl was raised by Elizabeth , well no records of that, then my grandmother Pearl worked as a
house keeper for the Redmon family in Adair and got pregnant. Luther left and went to war or military, it probably was a scandal I am sure. I don't care, I want to find info on my family for my mom. Paul Allen- b; 10-21-
(may still be living) his mother Pearl Allen b;10-11-1901, her mother Elizabeth Mcgaha b; ?  Pearl's father Albert Allen b; ? and is  just a mystery to us please help! Thank you, Toni Acus, acus.t@nchcityschools.org

Posted 11/29/10 Surname: Rich / Blair / Sapp

I grew up in the Barnett's Creek community of Adair County KY and my maiden name was Rich. My mother's maiden name was Blair and we are also related to Sapp's. I would like information on these 3 names.
Thank you, Rita Yates rita.yates@att.net

Posted 11/25/10 Surname: Breeding

Robert Montgomery Breeding b. 1820 Adair Co., Ky m. Sarah Adaline Leftwich b 1820 VA
William Montgomery Breeding b. Sep 1841 Adair co., KY   m. Mary Frances Grissom b. 3 Nov 1849 Adair Co., KY
Alice Breeding b. 26 Oct 1867 Adair Co., KY. I have not been able to prove that Alice Breeding was William's dau.  Can you help?  I'm wondering if her mother d. and she was with a James & Elizabeth at age 13 on 1880 Fed C.  Is there a record of orphans - I believe I found him on the 1870 C alone in Adair Co.  Any help appreciated, Hazel Foltyn  lapaan@wirehand.net

Posted 11/25/10 Surname: Burton

Connection - Burton Family - Lived in Adair County - I am looking for any information on Thomas Burton and Katherine Gilpin Burton.  Parents of David G. Burton.  They are listed in David G. Burton's (1887-1975) obituary, but I cannot locate any information on them.  There is family talk there may have been a name change from GREEN
or GREENE - but I cannot find this either.  Any help is appreciated! Sabrina Myers, myers9068@sbcglobal.net

Posted 11/18/10 Surname: Ellis

Martha Ellis appears on Adair Death Certificate for 1852.   She is widowed and her maiden name is Lytle.  She is my GGGrandmother and I am looking for any clues of her family of origin.  After being widowed she returned to Adair, presumably to live with family. Thank you for any information. Suzie Salam, suesalam@hotmail.com

Posted 11/18/10 Surname: Watson

Sarah Matilda Watson or Matilda Sarah Watson, daughter of William Watson and Sarah Smith.  Looking for marriage certificate to William H. Ellis. There is another Watson who might have married William H. Ellis.  If this
is found I would greatly appreciate the information.  She is my Great Grandmother and is from Adair.
Thank you so much. Suzy Salam, suesalam@hotmail.com


Posted 11/14/10 Surname: Walker

Who was "Doc" Walker? I have a Kate Clyde Curtis (1894-1939), d/o Joseph Underwood Curtis and Sally Emily Gentry of Monroe County, married James Joseph Grant and after his death (1927) married a "Doc" Walker after 9
Apr 1930 (census). Per her death certificate she died in Adair County and was in Columbia Cemetery, Adair County (interment listed on Find-A-Grave). Her spouse was "Doc Walker" who was also the informant named on the death
certificate. What was Doc Walkers given name or given names? Also any information re his death and burial would be appreciated. Thanks, Euel Coats, euelcoats@gmail.com

Posted 11/14/10 Surname: McCaffree

Am looking for any info on the McCaffree's from 1820 back. Particularly Charles McCaffree who was born in Scotland and came over in the 1750's.He had a son William who married a Mary Boyle in the 1790's. They had at
least 3 sons, James born abt 1800,Charles born 1816 and Issac born 1822,all born in the Cumberland-Adair area. Charles Sr was thought to have fought in the Indians Wars and the Revolution for 13 1/2 years.
Thanks for your help. Dan L McCaffree, hihowdy104@yahoo.com

Posted 11/11/10 Surname: Ross

I am trying to prove the parents of Milton C. Ross, born 1823 in Adair. His parents were Cornelius C Ross and Mary Polly Steele.  I need to PROVE his parents with a deed, will, probate, Bible record or any other
document.  Dad Cornelius was born 1794 in NC and died in Adair.  Mom Mary was born 1798 in Adair and died in Adair in 1875.  Any help would be appreciated.  I will pay for copies or research.  Thanks...Jane C Kincaid, janiecguerra@msn.com

Posted 11/04/10 Surname: Barrett

Would like to find info on Thomas and Missouria Barrett. 1900 and 1920 census show them living in Little Cake, Adair county. Where are they buried? Did Thomas Barrett marry more than once? Thanks for any help, Ernest Barrett, 1942dodge@insightbb.com

Posted 10/29/10 Surname: Davis / Dotson

Looking for any information on the descendants of William Maston Davis and Ann Elizabeth Dotson their children are REV Patrick H, Ransom L, John F, Adda L, William A. this family moved from Wise County VA.to Adair County, Ann Elizabeth Dotson Father was the first Sheriff of Wise Co.Va in 1856. Any help will be welcome! Bob Dotson, bdotson1@netzero.com

Posted 10/29/10 Surname: Fitzpatrick

Searching for parents of Susanna Fitzpatrick born in Adair Co., KY in 1767. Any help would be appreciated. Dolores, oldrose2111@gmail.com

Posted 10/29/10 Surname: Dooley

I have encountered a brick wall in Adair County and her name is Margaret Dooley who was born in 1818.
Margaret is the mother of 5 children but never married: Sarah A. b1835 who married to a Sallie
Mary C. 1843-1924 who married to a Crawhorn; Elizabeth b1845; Angelina b1848 who became a ward of the state for "having lost her mind" James Milton 1854-1931 who was my great grand-father. Married Nancy Baker
and moved to Bartholomew, Indiana. In the 1850 census (Adair County, KY) she is listed as being born in
Virginia. In the 1880 census (Taylor County, KY) she is listed as being born in Kentucky and living with James Milton and Nancy. I assume she died before the 1900 census. If there is any information out there--birth place documentation, parents names, or even minor contextual details--I would love to know! Thank you in advance for any help you could provide. Thanks, Keith Andrews, chaplainandrews@gmail.com

Posted 10/29/10 Surname: Slavey

I am looking for any information regarding my fathers family. My father was James R. Slavey.  He was born in Adair County to William and Anna Slavey in 08/1911. He was I believe 3rd born of 9 children. His oldest
sister was named Edna and one brother was names Joseph who lived in Lexington Kentucky. His sister Edna had lived in Indiana. He also had a brother by the name of Fred and several other siblings. Any help will be appreciated, Emily Sowder, emilysowder@yahoo.com

Posted 10/19/10 Surname: Thomas

I am looking for the parents or siblings of Fountain Thomas (1817-1885) who spent the majority of his life and was buried in Spencer, Owen County, Indiana.  His headstone says he was born in Pulaski Co., Ky but
there is no mention of him there.  I found an article in the Owen Co. Journal about his life that says he was born in Adair County Kentucky in 1817, came to Monroe County Indiana in Jan. 1827.  Returned to Greene
County Kentucky two years later (abt. 1829) and came to Owen County Indiana two years after that (abt. 1831) where he found work, married, and spent his remaining years.  His name is fairly unique so I'm rather
surprised I'm having such troubles.  Any help at all would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you, Tracie Strietelmeier, TAStriet@aol.com

Posted 10/09/10 Surname: Dunn

Looking for any information on the Dunn family noted on the 1810 and 1820 census records for Adair County.
R Dunn is noted on the 1810, while Mary Dunn is enumerated n the 1820 one. What happened to this family? Thanks for any help, Lyn Dunn Milam, mystjm@gmail.com

Posted 10/09/10 Surname: Burton

Looking for info on Joseph Burton and Mary Owens Burton.  According to the 1850 Census, they were living in a tavern/hotel with their seven children.  Joseph was possibly the tavern owner.  At the 1850 Census, Joseph was 57 and Mary was 36.  One of their sons George (b 1839) was George Hector Burton.  He was a commander of the Sharpshooters of the Orphan Brigade. I am trying to connect them to the rest of the Burtons in Adair Co.  I descend from William Leander Burton Through his son Thomas M and Louisa Bryant.  Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Robert F Burton, deskmaker56@yahoo.com

Posted 09/28/10 Surname: Fielding

I am looking for my great great grandfather's birth records so I can find out who his parents were. Thomas W. Fielding, born in 1795, Kentucky. He was married to Elizabeth Hunter. Any help would be appreciated, Charles T. Fielding, chck_yts@yahoo.com

Posted 09/19/10 Surname: Smith / Slavey

Rebecca J. Smith, dau. of William R. Smith age 21 born in Whitley Co. Ky. married G. W. Slavey age31 who was born in Wayne Co. Ky. first marriage for her and second marriage for him. date, 5-Aug.-1877 in Adair Co., Ky.
Searching for info on Rebecca's family and also on G. W.'s. Any info appreciated, thanks Marilyn M Fair,  fairhaze@att.net.

Posted 09/19/10 Surname: Smith

Seeking information on the family of William R. Smith , he and his wife and children moved to Adair Co. between 1860-1870, from Scott Co. Tenn. They are enumerated twice in 1870 and once in 1880 in the Gradyville
area, then most disappear after the 1880 census. According to birth records for a couple of their children, Preston Smith in Wayne Co.Ky.1858 and Rebecca J. Smith in Whitley Co., Ky. in 1855 the mother was Sarah Potter (the wife of Wm. R.). children as of the 1870 census of Adair Co. Ky. were Joel Smith, Louisa Smith, Rebecca J. Smith, George W. Smith, Preston Smith, and John A.H. Smith. William R. Smith the father was born ca 1823-27 in Whitley Co., Ky. and Sarah Potter Smith the mother was born ca 1828 in Knox Co., Ky. What happened to this family , need info on all or any of them. Please contact via email . Thanks Marilyn M Fair, fairhaze@att.net

Posted 09/14/10 Surname: Walker

Looking for information on James Alexander Walker born in Adair County on March 10, 1823. Any help will be appreciated! Roger Walker, rlmdwalker@aol.com

Posted 09/14/10 Surname: Darnell

I am trying to find maiden name of the wife of John M. Darnell born Adair County Feb 26, 1838 died Russell(?) County Mar 30, 1870.  I think she may have been Catherine Coffey but I have no record to prove that. They are
buried in the Coffey Farm Cemetery Russell County near Webb's Crossing. His marker displays CO C 13TH KY INF.  (Cival War Vet) Catherine lived in Webb's Crossing until her death in 1919.  Census records show a brother Larkin Darnell lived with John And Catherine Darnell and that Larkin stayed with Catherine after John's death. Any help appreciated, Barbara, dwbgold@aol.com

Posted 09/14/10 Surname: Adair

My great grandmother was Lillie Adair of Cherokee decent. She was from Oklahoma but lived in Adair Co. at some time. I am trying to find her family line....any help please send it my way. Thank you and God Bless! Katherine Magness, thisfamisforgod@hotmail.com

Posted 09/12/10 Surname: Coffey

I'm looking for the parents of a Mary Coffey  born 1815 in Adair County. She married Levi Aulgur and died in Saline County, MO in 1855. There is another Mary Coffey I've found, who married another Coffey who is the
same age. Thanks for any help, Cathy Donahue, donahuec@slu.edu

Posted 08/24/10 Surname: Compton

Looking for any information on Meredith Austin Compton (Male) Born 2 Feb 1852 Adair County. Died in 1907 Green County. Also his Father who was born in Adair County, KY. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Shawna Tully,  shawnatully@sbcglobal.net

Posted 08/15/10 Surname: Jones

Looking for information on Mr & Mrs Richard Jones, parents of Celina Moses Jones {Munday} Corbin. Celina was born in 1857 and died in 1957. I have found census info that lists her mother's name as Celina Moss Rodgers Jones, but I don't find any information on Richard Jones. I think they lived somewhere near Green River or possibly in (present day) Taylor Co, although info may go back to when Taylor was part of Green Co. Thanks for any help, Richard Raines, rraines231@yahoo.com

Posted 08/07/10 Surname: Barnett's Creek Cemetery

Could somebody please give me directions to Barnetts Creek Church & Cemetery? Thanks, Angie Barnett,  angiebarn03@yahoo.com

Posted 08/01/10 Surname: Ball

I'm looking for information on the Benjamin Ball family.(b.1742 Va. ~ d. abt 1810 Adair Co. Ky). Not sure when he came to Ky and I'm having trouble tracing his ancestors. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thank You, Jill Koehler,  jill45246@yahoo.com

Posted 08/01/10 Surname: Selby

I am trying to locate the gravesite of my great great grandfather James Wilson Selby.  He was buried in Adair Co Kentucky in 1810. Thank you so much for your time. Connie Selby Quarles cfquarles@windstream.net

Posted 07/25/10 Surname: Crow

My ancestor, Elizabeth “Betsy” Crow was born in Adair county 7 Jul 1789.  Her father was John Crow and she married Ezekiel Huffman 1806 in Barren county.  I am looking for any and all information about Betsy, specifically if she was of native American origin.  In 1820 she moved to Clay county, MO.  If you can share anything about Betsy, please contact me. Thanks, Jennifer Haskins http://www.tablefor7.deviantart.com

Posted 07/25/10 Surname: Gaskins / Hardwick

Any info on Gaskins [spelled with (s) on end] or Gaskins family ancestry. Don't know where they migrated from to live in Adair County. Also Hardwick's of Adair county. Thank you, Phillip Gaskins,  llpasnac@yahoo.com

Posted 07/18/10 Surname: Hardwick

Thomas Hardwick, born in Buckingham Co., Va. Died in Adair Co. 1807. Will on file in Columbia court house; son John Hardwick, married Rebecca Cooley, 1805(?); John & Rebecca Had son, Phillip Allen Hardwick, married Nancy Edwards, then Nancy Bell. John died 1870 +/- & Phillip Allen died 1880 +/-. Searching for any record that ties Phillip Allen to father John Hardwick. Written records are needed to have Thomas Hardwick certified as a Rev. War Patriot. Any help with this would be very appreciated, Jerry Wiggins, ruekjv@aol.com

Posted 07/01/10 Surname: Mayes / Atkins

If anyone could PLEASE help me, I would be incredibly grateful! I am looking for information about my 2nd great grand aunt, Letice/Lettice/Lettie Ann Mayes who married George W. Atkins (from Adair Co.) in Taylor Co., KY on September 2, 1862. Specifically, she and George had at least the two daughters that I have read about. I don't have specifics, just that the girls were likely born between 1884 and 1891, and would be THRILLED to find out anything about children born to this couple. Additionally, Lettie remarried in 1892 so I would like to know whether
George and Lettie divorced or if George died and left Lettie a widow. George and Lettie appear in the 1870 and 1880 census reports for Adair Co. but without children (Caroline, a 12 year old in the 1870 census, may have been born to the couple but both George and Lettie appeared living with their respective parents in the 1860 census. Thank you SO much! Marilyn Hayes MarilynHayes@triad.rr.com

Posted 06/28/10 Surname: Farris

I am looking for information on John D Farris b. abt 1859 in TN.  per 1880 census living in Adair Co/Neatsville.  Trying to find where he's buried and a death date.  Believe he died between 1890 = 1899  (his wife and son
are on 1900 census alone.  Wife Lucy Breeding, Son Robert Lawson Farris. family story is that he was killed by a bull.  looking for obit or news article or death cert. Any help appreciated! Thanks, Krista Holst,  loghom2004@yahoo.com

Posted 06/21/10 Surname: Riall

I am looking for the parents of James N. Riall (b about 1801) in Adair County. My father was born in Columbia to Samuel L. McCaffree and Lou Fannie Riall.  Lou Fannie Rial was born to John Milton Rial and Mariah Hood.
I have many, many roots in Adair County.  Most recently my great Aunts lived outside of town, towards Cane Valley, 28 years ago. They were Stell and Minnie Riall.  My cousin, Mildred Rial Skaggs lived in Cane Valley.
I had another cousin who lived in the area, Eva Frazier Chisolm.  Will you be able to help me find the parents of James N. Riall? Thanks, Sandra McCaffree Flickinger, MFlickinger@kc.rr.com

Posted 06/16/10 Surname: Edwards

I am looking for Henry Edwards. He was born in 1765 in Adair County, Kentucky according to Ancestry. He married Mary Cross on 13 Jan 1796 in Lincoln Co. In 1809 his son Henry was born in Adair Co.  They both migrated to Illinois I believe Mary was born in Kentucky.  Henry 1 had David W.,1800, Mary 1801,Martha 1815 and Matilda 1805. I can't find any info on Henry 1 before his birth in1765. These gentlemen are my great grandfather and my great great grandfather. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Kay Keplinger, mesadon@aol.com

Posted 06/13/10 Surname: Turner

Looking for info on Thomas Turner, place of birth; Adair Co. His son was George Louis Turner, born 1895 in Lebanon, Ky. Need more info on them. Thanks, rjturn07@aol.com

Posted 06/10/10 Surname: Ridge

I am looking for ethnicity of george washington ridge who migrated from adair county, ky to stanley, ks during the early 1800's.  My deceased father said he was native american but which tribe--shawnee or cherokee. Any help will be appreciated! mike ridge,  ridgegm@verizon.net

Posted 05/31/10 Surname: Sharp

Isham Sharp, b. 1755 VA was a Rev. War Vet, fought at Battle of Guilford Courthouse, NC, in 1781; married Polley (Mary Polly Holt)in Rockingham, NC, 1813; moved to Adair Co., KY abt. 1814; died 1840, Russell
Cnty. I'm looking for a possible son, Mark Sharp, who was listed in 1830 and 1840 Russell Co., censuses. He may have married a Frances Hampton in 1821/1823 in Adair County. I can find no record of his birth (possibly in
NC in 1800) or his marriage or his death (possibly in Russell or Adair counties, after 1841. Thanks for any info. Dan Norvell, nangjing@hotmail.com

Posted 05/28/10 Surname: Vaughan

My great grandfather, Bramlett White Vaughan, may have married in Adair County in the 1850's  to a Permelia Unknown. Seeking his marriage license.   Thanks in advance. Jack Vaughan, jwvred@sbcglobal.net

Posted 05/27/10 Surname: Walker / Richardson

Looking for Jackie D. Grimes who posted inquiry here for information on Charles Walker, s/o James Walker & Susan Richardson. Please contact me, as your email address bounced back. Debbie Kucharski,  dkucharski@pevco.com

Posted 05/27/10 Surname: Smith

My great grandfather Firm Smith is buried in Cane Valley Cemetery in Adair County, with his wife Allie Karnes. I've been able to trace parents and information for her, but not for Firm.  If anyone has any information on
his parents or family it would be greatly appreciated! Shonna,  ShonnaDJugan@hotmail.com

Posted 05/12/10 Surname: Wheat

Trying find actual birth date of James W, Wheat born in Adair County, Ky. He was in the Civil War. He was about  33 years old in 1864. If anyone has information on him as to dates and parents would appreciate any help. Thanks, Donna Gaddie,  donna.gaddie@insightbb.com

Posted 05/12/10 Surname: Sanders

I am looking for info on William Riley Sanders (1830-1872). He is said to have run a post office from a house I own now at Casey Creek, Ky.  His family (James Sanders) came from Virginia and settled in Adair County,
Casey Creek, Ky. He is my GGG Grandfather. Any info on Post Office or W R Sanders would be great. Thanks, Paul W Abell, paul.abell985@wku.edu

Posted 05/12/10 Surname: Pellyton cemeteries

Would anyone happen to know what cemeteries are around the Pellyton area in Adair Co?  I know my 3rd great grandpa died there but can't figure out where they buried him. Thanks for the help, MaDonna sharp_07@partnercom.net

Posted 04/30/10

I attended the old Mt Zion School & Church of God near Casey Creek back in the 40's before our family moved to Illinois. I used to have pictures of both, but lost due to reformatting C drive. Would appreciate if anyone might have pictures of these and email to me. Thanks for any help, Jay Simpson, oldyeller38@msn.com

Posted 04/09/10

Is there any connection between the Morning and Bennett families of Adair county? When the Morning family left Adair , where did they go? And where were they from originally? Would appreciate any information on
the John Morning or Mourning family. Thanks, Blanche W. Jernigan, b.jernigan@insightbb.com

Posted 04/05/10

I am seeking information about two families:  Garrison and Pickett.  Valentine "Volly" Pickett and John Lewis Pickett settled in Adair County about 1829.  They were married to Dowell sisters:  Sara Esther Dowell and Jane "Jenny" Dowell.  The Garrisons and Picketts came to Adair County from Albermarle County Virginia with a third family,  Harrison Dowell.  I have some of the children and  I have found the Old Pickett Chapel and Old Pickett Cemetery on line.  If anyone can help me with additional information, landmarks, stories, locations, anything, I would be so very grateful.  Thank you.  Donna DLRiggs35@aol.com

Posted 03/24/10

1870 Adair County Census White Oak  [Taken July 20 1870]:  Nancy Pinion 27  NC, James L.     10  NC, John R.      7   NC, Thomas E     5   NC, William      3   NC, Madison C    5/months  NC???
I am trying to find out what happened to this family.  They were there, then they were gone!!! Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Barbara dwbgold@aol.com Searching Swanson/ Pinion/ Darnell

Another Brick Wall tumbles down!!!

William H. Monday, his first marriage, age 48, born Adair County, his parents' place of birth not stated; & Nancy Pinion, her 2nd marriage, age 30, she & her parents born Georgia (sic), were married September 18, 1876 in Adair County, Ky.

William, Nancy (born NC), and her three youngest children (Thomas E., William M., & Madison C.), along with William  & Nancy's child Sidney P. Monday (born c. 1878), appear in the 1880 Cumberland County, Ky. census. However, Nancy's three kids all appear under the Monday surname rather than as Pinions, and all three are shown as being born in KY rather than NC as they were in 1870.


Posted 03/24/10

I'm searching for the Marriage record of Nicholas Murrell and Catherine Selby. Nicholas is the son of John Murrell and Catherine is daughter of Greenberry (Greenby) Selby Nicholas died between 1850 census and 1860 census I also need some type record to document Catherine (kitty) Selby to her father Kitty married a Well after Nicholas died their son Hector is my great great grandfather Please any help would be appreciated Thank
you, Karen Brown, bratnela1@yahoo.com

Posted 03/09/10

I am trying to find who the father of Seaton Green Barnett was.  I believe he started out in Green County but I know he married Elizabeth Watson daughter of Joel Watson in Adair Co. and lived there for a long time.(1850's, 1860's)  Any leads I can get would be greatly appreciated.  Barbara Porter Lefors, rodt79054@sbcglobal.net

Posted 02/15/10

Will appreciate any information re: Hezekiah Dixon b 1815 in VA d 1886 in Adair Co KY and his wife Rose Lewis b 1816 in KY n d 1904 in Adair Co KY. Hezekiah and Rose lived in Russell County and moved.  Their daughter,
Elizabeth Jane (Betsy)married Jacob "Jerry" Wooldridge in Jamestown, KY. Have been unable to locate any information on the Dixon family, but will gladly share on the Wooldridge family. Thanks, Jimmie Louise Kroger jimmykroger@mac.com

Posted 02/06/10

I am looking for an obit or death information of John Wesley Reed, born Oct. 1869 in Yuma. He married Nov. 28, 1889 - to Izora Hovious and lived around Campbellsville. He fathered 11 children and supposedly was killed in a railway push car accident around 1913 to 1919. Thanks for any help, Lynne Reid,