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JACKSON, LECOMPTE posted by Judy HAMMOND Bowman Rhodes on Tuesday, April 1, 1997

LECOMPTE and JACKSON surnames in Henry County, ca 1799 to 1820s. Frances LECOMPTE was born 25 Nov 1799 in Henry Co,KY. We do not have her parents names. We know Frances married Amos JACKSON, b.8 May 1798 in SC, in abt 1819. We have name of one child, John JACKSON B.1821. Amos JACKSON and Frances LECOMPTE lived most of their lives in Ripley Co,IN, Amos died there in 1865, Frances in 1875. We also know both families were Catholic. We want to contact anyone doing research in Henry Co, KY (or area) who have or recognize these names.

GALBREATH, SUTTON posted by Michael VanBaaren on Tuesday, April 1, 1997

GALBREATH: Wish to corresp. with anyone researching this family in Henry or Shelby Co., KY. John GALBREATH's Will proven 18 Aug 1800 in Allegheny Co., PA. Wife: Agnes. Children: William, James, David, Martha, Elizabeth, Jean, John, Samuel, Mary, Sarah, Robert, Agnes, Thomas, Rebecca and Rachel. Wife, Agnes died in Henry Co., KY, as did son William (1822) and dau. Martha (md Elijah SUTTON). The other children mostly migrated north into Indiana, c1805-1815. John is probably from Newtownstewart (parish of Ardstraw), Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Some Indiana county history sketches indicate he was from Scotland - may have been born in Scotland, but migrated to the U.S. via Co. Tyrone, Ireland. I have quite a bit on this family in KY and IN, and would enjoy sharing what I have. Also, interested in hearing from others who might have more info.!

BULLOCK posted by Joe F. Bullock on Tuesday, April 1, 1997

William BULLOCK b. 1815 Sullivan Co. Tennessee, moved to Henry Co. Ky. and married Phebe Malin of Henry Co., April 4, 1842. He engaged in farming and blacksmithing, having 111 acres in cultivation. Children born to this couple were: John, Henry, Isa c M., Charles W. and Levi J.

SANBURN, SPURR posted by Anne Marshall Parker on Tuesday, April 1, 1997

Seeking information on Martha Ann SPURR, who was born in Fayette County, KY, on June 6, 1820. She married Matthew Pierce SANBURN (b. June 29, 1814 in Henry County, KY.) She is my gggrandmother and I am seeking info about her family.

DOWDALL posted by William Gerow on Tuesday, April 1, 1997

My wife's great grandmother, Lucy Jane DOWDALL, was b. 11 Nov 1840 in KY. I located information that her father, Bernard DOWDALL, was b. in New Castle, Henry, KY. Seeking all information on the DOWDALL family.

HIGH posted by Grace Lawrence on Friday, April 4, 1997

Searching for HIGH Families, descendants of John HIGH of Prince George Co., VA and of John HIGH, Jr., b ca 1717, died in 1777 in Wake Co, NC. His son Robert had a son William who moved 1st to Smith Co.,TN and they resided in Caldwell Co., KY and his sister Amanda Elizabeth resided with her husband, German Craighead in Trigg Co, KY. Their sister Kezziah HIGH married Abner C. Perkins and they resided in Cerulean, KY. Alsey, Rufus, Woodson, Stephen HIGH also lived in this area. An Isom in Wayne Co., Thomas(?) in Henry Co.? Does anyone have a HIGH Family they would care to Share? Am also looking for All HIGH Families in KY, who were descended from the above John HIGH, and his son John HIGH of NC.

BAIN, SIMPSON posted by Susan Stauffer on Friday, April 4, 1997

BAIN: Ira G. BAIN married Lucy ( Johnson?) Lived in Henry Co. KY possibly Lockport, KY around 1962. Children: William O. BAIN m. Myrtle Frances Piper. Children: Gloria Phyllis BAIN b. 5/11/1927 m. James Thomas Albert SIMPSON; Margaret (Katherine or Catherine) BAIN; Carolyn Geneva BAIN. Looking for names and births of other children of Ira and Lucy Bain.

MALIN, MASON posted by Jean L. Cooper on Monday, April 7, 1997

Seeking any info on Bernard MASON and his wife Cynthia MALIN. They married in 1828, in Henry Co., KY, and their first child, Zadoc MASON, was born there in 1829; subsequently, the couple had at least 4 more children, all girls. At some time between 1829 and 1849, the family moved to Mississippi Co., MO.

PRINGLE, PRINGLES, SHOFNER posted by Gerry Pringle Neveaux on Monday, April 7, 1997

Need any info on William PRINGLE and his wife Elizabeth SHOFNER. They were married in Green County, Ky on December 29th, 1803. I would like to know if this William PRINGLE is related to John PRINGLE of Jefferson, Nelson, and Mercer counties Kentucky. Is he related to James PRINGLE of Henry County, Kentucky? Is it possible that all of the PRINGLES in Kentucky in 1800 were descendants of John PRINGLE of West Virginia and south branch of the Potomac River?

SHAWHAN, SMITH posted by Bob Francis on Thursday, April 10, 1997

Looking for any information on: SMITH, Nicholas: b. Va. 1756 d. 1835 bur. Forrest Reid Farm Wm of N. Pleasureville, Henry Co., ser. Va. pen. 1939 KY DAR Yrbk 146 From "Kentucky Court and Other Records", Nicholas SMITH is listed as having six brothers and four sisters: Peter, Martin, Mike, John, Manuel, George, Catherine, Betsey, Anne, and Amanda. On April 5, 1802, Nicholas SMITH bought 1320 acres of land on Otter Creek and Muddy River (Book F, p. 225); 1333 1/2 acres on Big Barren River (Book F., p. 227), and 1000 acres on Highland Creek (Book F., p. 227). (Refer to Jillson, Willard Rouse, compiler. "Old Kentucky Entrees and Deeds", Louisville, Ky.: The Standard Printing Co., 1926, p. 529) Nicholas SMITH received a pension for service as a private in Virginia troops under Colonel Colmes and Drake. (Lineage Book, National Society of the D.A.R., Vol. 151). Birth Date: 1756 Birth Place: Germany; Military: Revolutionary War Veteran; Death Date: 1835; Death Place: Kentucky; Occupation: Farmer; Father: Michael SMITH (1732-1801); 1st Spouse: Mary; 2d Spouse: Nancy (5) SHAWHAN; Marriage Date: January 12, 1816; Children: Kittie Ann, John Shawhan, Nicholas, Joseph, Margaret E.

CRIMM, GREEN, WHEELER posted by (Sonny) Alvin Hope Wheeler III on Thursday, April 17, 1997

I am looking for any record's pertaining to my gr.gr.gr.grandfather. His name was Layton WHEELER he was married to Betty CRIMM. They had 5 children. Josiah, born 6/20/1826, Lindy, born?, Martin, born?, Goodlow born?, Thomas born?. We believe the 4 we have no birth dates for were born between 1820-1825,were not sure. We believe they lived in Westport Ky., Oldham Co. in 1820, there about. But Oldham Co. was Est. 1823 from the counties of Henry, Jefferson, Shelby so we are searching all 4 counties. We are not sure of the spelling for Betty Crimm could have been Crim. We know that Josiah married Harriet Elizabeth GREEN and they are buried in New Market Indiana, Clark Co. 1863 and 1893.

CHEATHAM, ELLIS, LEE posted by Charlie Wright on Thursday, April 17, 1997

Looking for ancestors of Thomas Henry ELLIS and Nancy CHEATHAM who married in Henry Co in 1823. Thomas was born in 1801, Pulaski Co, and may be the son of John ELLIS and Mildred LEE. Nancy CHEATHAM may have been born in Washington Co in 1801/3.

FARRELL, KITSON, SHUCK posted by Neal Underwood on Monday, April 21, 1997

Would like to exchange information about descendants of Andrew SHUCK, b. abt 1733 Germany(Hol?), migrated abt 1784 to the Low Dutch Company at Shelby/Henry Co. from Berkeley Co. (now) West Virginia. He d. 1803 Henry Co. Seeking confirmation of children of his son Mathias. Looking for parents of Rebecca FARRELL who marr. abt 1800 Cornelius Shuck (s. Andrew/Margaret). Also, exchange info. about James KITSON of Henry Co. whose dau. Eliza marr. 1838 at Henry Co. Levi Shuck (Andrew-1, Cornelius-2).


Looking for info. on: John HARDESTY and Kate BIBB, Odd Quincy WILEY and Amanda, William Henry HAWKINS and David Ella COSTIGAN, William BEMISS and Katy HEADY, James HIEATT and Emma POWERS, Walter Franklin BRAWNER and Elizabeth SMITHERS, John Edward BRAWNER and Margaret Ann PULLIAM.

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