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MARCUM, SCHAFFER, SHAFFER posted by Todd Powell on Thursday, March 6, 1997

I am looking for information on William MARCUM. He was born in Eminence, Ky (Henry County) in or around 1874. He had a half brother named Grandville SHAFFER or SCHAFFER. William moved to Indianapolis in 1918. We believe he had 4 sons named: Lee, B.G., Thomas Richard, and Edward. Edward is still alive in Indianapolis but will not give us any information. William and Thomas Richard are buried in Floral Park Cemetery in Indianapolis. Here is what we know about Thomas Richard MARCUM. Thomas Richard was born in Owenton, Ky (Owen County) in 1898. He died in 1946. Lee MARCUM at the time of Thomas Richard's death was living in Covington, Ky (Kenton County).

GIST posted by Pat Guess Lemonds on Thursday, March 6, 1997

GIST: William Nathaniel Gist, Jr. was born 4-22-1811 and died 6-28-1853 in Henry County, Kentucky. He married Mary Brinker. William had a brother, Andrew. Andrew may be my great-great Grandfather. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

FORE, TIDWELL, TRACY posted by Steve BARQUIST on Thursday, March 6, 1997

I am looking for information on TRACY, John and FORE, Sarah. John TRACY was born in 1787 in Rutherford CO. No. Carolina and moved to Henry (Shelby) Co., KY around 1796 with his father and mother Nathaniel TRACY and Mary TIDWELL. Sarah FORE, is said to be daughter of Snipe FORE of No Carolina.

ALLEN posted by Diane Jacob on Thursday, March 6, 1997

Turner S. ALLEN born 1819 Henry Co. KY. married Isabella Ralston, Jane Cosby Callis and Elizabeth Hunt (widow). He lived in Henry, Oldham, Henderson cos and died in AK in Clay Co.

JONES, KYLE, WARREN posted by L. Burch on Thursday, March 6, 1997

Samuel JONES b. c. 1780's married to Nancy? both from Henry Co., Kentucky. Later moved to Lee Co, Virginia. They had 2 known sons James b. 1805 married Lorinda WARREN and John b. 1804 married Mariam WARREN. Could Samuel be related to Abraham JONES b. c 1778 married to Mary Polly KYLE and resided in Lee Co, Virginia?

COULTER posted by Jane Sarles on Thursday, March 6, 1997

My ancestor, Charles COULTER, owned and sold land in Henry County in 1813, according to the deed book. Charles moved on to Washington County, IN in 1814. Need any information about this family, especially where they came from. Have searched for many years.

PLIMEL, PLYMALE, ROWE posted by Sharon Rowe on Thursday, March 6, 1997

I am looking for information on Joseph ROWE, b. 1790, Joseph ROWE was married to Elizabeth (Betsy) PLYMALE/PLIMEL, Joseph and Elizabeth had their second child Margaret in Henry Co. KY in 1814. James ROWE appears on the 1810/20 census for Henry Co. and may be the father of Joseph ROWE. I have a lot of ROWE and PLYMALE information that I am willing to share.

BEVANS, CHAPMAN, GRIFFITH, OWEN posted by Barnett Ellis on Monday, March 10, 1997

OWEN, John Shearman and Eliza BEVANS OWEN were parents of Henrietta Gideon born 5 Jul 1831, Newcastle, Henry Co., KY. Her siblings were Cecelia Marie, Harriet Matilda who married John CHAPMAN, William Bevans, Eliza Mary Jane who married William CHAPMAN and Henry GRIFFITH. John Shearman served as a private in Capt. Hurst's Co. Col. Humphrey's Regiment, Pennsylvania Militia in the War of 1812. Would like to have information about their Henry County residence and their time there.

MCCLAIN posted by Don Marsh on Monday, March 10, 1997

Desire info on John and Catherine MCCLAIN of 1790-1825 Mercer/Henry/Shelby counties, Kentucky. In Mercer County c.1785-1802. John died c.1802/4 and will probated in Shelby County c.1804. Had sold land in Mercer Co in 1802 and moved to Shelby county. Where was John from? Catherine's maiden name? Catherine still alive in 1823 Henry County. Where/when did she die? Will exchange info.


Seek information regarding Robert MUIR born 1767 Virginia . Married Jan VALLANDINGHAM about 1788 and moved to CLark CO. KY where he died 1820-1830. Children: 1. Richard who married Caron VALLANDINGHAM 2. Jeremiah who married 1812 to Susan THOMAS 3. John who married 1816 Clark CO. to Frances BLACKBURN 4. Mary who married 1822 Henry CO. KY to Thomas Batts 5. Lucretia who married 1814 in Clark CO. to William Gordan 6. Lucinda who married 1813 in Clark CO. KY to John WITT 7. Phoebe who married 1816 in CLark CO. Ky to Presley THOMAS 8. Sytha who married 1821 in Henry Co. KY to Horatio ADAMS 9. Robert who married 1827 in Henry CO. KY to Ann BARTLETT 10 MAry Jane who married 1826 in Henry CO. KY to George SACRE 11 Caron who married 1832 in Heny CO. KY to Benjamin RANSDELL 12 Lurena who married 1837 in Henry CO. KY to John DEAMITT

ELWOOD, JAMESON posted by Ruth Filip on Monday, March 10, 1997

James ELWOOD and Jane JAMESON were married in December 1801 in Henry County, Ky. Jane's brother John signed the consent for marriage license. Need to know who her father was. Any help would be appreciated.

SCOTT posted by Coleen Scott on Monday, March 10, 1997

Looking for info on a George SCOTT in Henry Co, KY both 1810 and 1820 Census.

BIBB, BROWDNER, COSTIGAN, HARDESTY, HAWKINS, HIEATT, POWERS, WILEY posted by Gini Carter on Monday, March 10, 1997

Would like anyone who is researching the following names in Henry Co. to e-mail me, will answer all e-mails. I have too much info. on these surnames to list it all here. HIEATT, WILEY, POWERS, BROWDNER, HAWKINS, HARDESTY, COSTIGAN, and BIBB.

CARTER, JORDAN, SCOTT, SHACKELFORD, SIBLEY posted by Linda Brooks on Wednesday, March 26, 1997

Looking for the ancestors/descendants of Merritt SHACKELFORD, b. 12 March 1827 to James SHACKELFORD and his first wife, Matilda CARTER, m. 31 March 1831 in Henry Co., KY. Merritt SHACKELFORD married Mary S. JORDAN on 7 Oct 1871 in Clark Co., MO. By his first wife, James had two, perhaps three children by this marriage including Merritt. They were Emily SHACKELFORD and Mary SHACKELFORD. At some point in his life, Merritt SHACKELFORD relocated to Clark Co, MO. where he died 12 January 1887. His father, James SHACKELFORD married two other times, next to Elizabeth SCOTT, who he married in Henry Co. 8 Feb 1834. His third wife was Permelia Caroline SIBLEY, married 19 June 1838 in Henry Co. There were no children produced of the second marriage, but he had four offspring by Permelia Caroline SIBLEY. They were: Isabell SHACKELFORD, James Campbell SHACKELFORD, Frances (Fanny) SHACKELFORD and Mattie SHACKELFORD. Any and all information would be appreciated.

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