LaRue Co., KY Queries Page 2


JOEY OLLER-SCV Sun Sep 15 16:26:00 1996
HARDIN COUNTY CONFEDERATE VETERANS: The Elizabethtown Sons Of Confederate Veterans have located the following Confederate Soldier graves in Hardin/LaRue County. We would appreciate any names of other CS soldiers and their cemetery location. If you have any information on the following list, please send it directly to Joey Oller. The camp will shortly begin work on a book that will list the names, regiment, photos, etc... of Hardin/LaRue County Veterans who served in the Southern Army. ELIZABETHTOWN CITY CEMETERY: William F. Bell, David P. Bethel*, Squire Helm Bush, A.M. Stith, John Quiggins, Ferdinand Joplin, Fox Hewitt, Virgil Hewitt, Fayette Hewitt, Martin H. Cofer, Emerson Tillery, Frank Wintersmith, John A. Warfield, Unknown #1, Unknown #2, James Reynolds, Joseph S. Gray, W.E. Fullilove, J.D. Bibb*, James W. Smith, T.B. McIntyre, Henry Read, Richard M. Wintersmith, George Alfred Carpenter*, Charles Horace Wintersmith, William Whitaker Cunningham, John M. English, James D. Bennett, James B. Payne, Henry Martin Showers; ELIZABETHTOWN CATHOLIC (ST. JAMES): Freeland Culley, James Montgomery: SONORA CITY CEMETERY: Gabriel Tichenor; UPTON CITY CEMETERY: Henderson J. Street; VINE GROVE CITY CEMETERY: Philip Coleman, George Washington Nall; OTTER CREEK CEMETERY: Henry Clay Hays, Mike S. Bennett; MT. ZION CHURCH CEMETERY: Archy Woods, J.T. Buford, C. Abraham Buford; HELM FAMILY CEMETERY: Ben Hardin Helm (General); STITH CEMETERY (VINE GROVE, KY): Cyrus Branham; WILLIAMS CEMETERY: William Q. Fairleigh; WATKINS CEMETERY (UPTON, KY): William W. Watkins; PLEASANT RIDGE CHURCH CEMETERY: Delaware Warren; REDHILL CEMETERY (HODGENVILLE,KY): William W. Gannaway, James B. Davenport, Luke Kennady[KENNEDY], James G. Terhune, Henry Anthony Sympson, John W. Twyman, William P. Kinsey*, John Robert Nantz; SOUTH FORK CHURCH CEMETERY: B.F. Hutcherson, Ralph P. Williams, William W. Miller; HOWEVALLEY CEMETERY: Franklin Klinglesmith; BUFFALO METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY: Jefferson T. Holland; BUFFALO CITY CEMETERY: Thomas L. Henry; BETHEL CEMETERY: John R. Thompson; CEMETERY LOCATION IS NEEDED FOR THE FOLLOWING: James E. Branin, Robert Benton Davis, William A. Holt, Manlius Taylor, John L. Shehen, D. Duncan, Miles A. Duvall, Thomas Wathen. The above list are soldiers that lived here after the war and should/could be buried either in Hardin or LaRue County. (*) any information is appreciated. Please e-mail me if you have others to be added. Thank You, Joey Oller Gen. Ben Hardin Helm SCV Camp #1703

Gemi Pearman Tue Sep 17 14:52:34 1996
Jesse William PEARMAN was b abt 1795 in VA and married Margaret S.???. She was born abt 1801 in KY and they resided in the Hardin, LaRue, Hart County areas. Jesse's father was Nathan PEARMAN. Jesse and Margaret's children were Elizabeth (COFFMAN) b abt 1819, Nathan W b abt 1823, Mary (LONG) b abt 1827, Nancy (DAVIS) b abt 1831, Elisha G. b Sept 1832, Anna Mariah (OWEN) July 1833, Johnathan R b abt 1835, Susan J b abt 1837 and Martha Ann (GIBSON) b abt 1841, all in Hardin, LaRue or Hart Co, KY. Several of the children seem to have moved to Missouri before the settling of Jesse's estate. I think Jesse's siblings were Price and Anna PEARMAN. If anyone can help me on this family, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. Gemi

Donald Mark Phillips Tue Sep 17 19:25:33 1996
Who were the parents & siblings of Daniel Benningfield, b.1792- 1796 in Va or Ky, m.Jan 18, 1812 Susannah Milby, later Mary Larimore, d.1871-1879 Larue Co, Ky. Possible brothers are John Benningfield b.1782 Va & Reuben Benningfield b.1792 Va both of Green Co, Ky. Also Henry Stroud Benningfield b.1787 Va of Montgomery Co, Ky. Donald Mark Phillips research@snet.net

TOM HANEY Thu Sep 19 11:23:16 1996
I AM TRYING TO GET THE MAIDEN NAME OF MY G/G/G GRANDMOTHER MAR AROUND 1840 1ST CHILD BORN SUMMER 1841 JOHNSON CO KY. MY G\G\G WILLIAM HANEY/WIFE ALWAYS LISTED AS ELIZABETH A. WOULD LIKE A MARR DATE ALSO.CHECK LAWRANCE,FLOYD.BOYD GREENUP THANKS

Donna Carpenter Thu Sep 19 05:50:21 1996
LaRue, Hardin, Nelson ROUT ROUTE ROUTT COVERT HOWARD BRASHEAR looking for info. Mary Jane Covert married George W. Rout in 1851 LaRue Co. I think she was living with Pastor Goodnight in 1850 census in Taylor Co. Who were her parents? George's parents were John and Sallie Howard Rout who married in Hardin 1822. Who were his parents? Sallie's were supposed to be Reason and Betsy Brashear Howard who married in Nelson in 1792. Any info on this family or proof that Sallie was theirs? Who were their parents? Would like cemetery listing of Barren Run that shows John and Sallie Rout. How is this family connected to the John Letcher Rout and Mary Kemper family?

Janet Cruse Jensen Fri Sep 20 21:58:01 1996
Looking for possible siblings of Prosser Cruse of Hart Co, Ky. Names considered are Mary Cruse b abt 1804 who mar Wm Larkin 8 Aug 1824 Hardin Co, Ky. Could Larkin also be mistaken for Lamkin? One family in 1860 census of LaRue Co causes me to think that. Wm & Mary Lamkins have sons, David and Prosser and Merriot or Merritt (1870 census); Another poss sib is Willis Cruse b abt 1805, mar 2 times. Once to a Gregory and once to a Day poss in Allen or Monroe Co, Ky. Both Willis and Prosser witnessed a paper for Clarissa Cruse in LaRue Co in 1820's and 1840's. No relationship stated. This fam lived at juncture of Hart & LaRue Counties. Any suggestions and clues needed.

Janet Jensen Thu Sep 26 18:15:45 1996
Looking for descendents of Andrew D Hunt, Jr of LaRue Co, Ky who d 1907. Nephews (surnames unknown) came from Maysville and one from California to settle the estate. Andrew had no children as I am told. He was mar to Mary Beeler in 1846 LaRue Co. Surnames of nephews may be Hunt, Jones, Rider or other. I have names of Andrew D Hunts' parents.Would like to now if anyone from Mason County knows of this line.

Tom Wilbur Fri Sep 27 07:19:33 1996
They lived in now-northern Hart/southern Larue . . . Elizabeth BOMAR, born about 1784, married David FERGUSON. Wilson BOMAR, born 1786, married Elizabeth FREEMAN (about 1833, they went to Knox County, Illinois; most children later went West [some now spell it Bomer]. Robert BOMAR, born 1788, married Sarah "Sallie" SHELTON. William BOMAR, born about 1792, married Karenhappach "Carrie" Ann CLOPTON (they went to Illinois; then circa 1850's, to Johnson County, Missouri). Mary BOMAR, born about 1798, married Henry BUCKNER. Sarah Amanda BOMAR, born 1800, married Jeremiah LAMKIN. Frances Ann BOMAR, born 1803, married David LAMKIN (about 1830 they went to Hickman County). John BOMAR, Jr., born 1805/6, married (1) a now-unknown woman and (2) Mary WALTERS. By my "rough" count, these families had 75 children and 420 grandchildren. If you can trace back to any, let's exchange. And I welcome queries. I am a genealogy--not a computer-- nerd. Snail mail, please, to: 1784 Mirabeau Drive, Okemos, MI 48864.

Doug Powers Fri Sep 27 12:27:07 1996
I am requesting information regarding the ORRENDER family who lived in Larue County Kentucky until around 1870. My great-great grandmother Mary Belle ORRENDER SWALLOWS was bron in Larue County the daughter of Henry G. and Sarah M. CATLETT ORRENDER. Henry G.'s parents were I believe Berriman and Lydia Sutton ORRENDER. I do not know the names of Sarah CATLETT's parents. Henry G. and family later relocated to Daviess County Indiana and Henry G. later remarried Maria SAMPLES. I also believe that Berriman ORRENDER was the son of MATTHEW and Sarah BROWN ORRENDER. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

Michelle Y. Leslie Mon Oct 14 19:15:04 1996
Looking for Tillman DONES b. 1823 Larue County, KY m. Sarah (Sallie) EDLIN 1848 in Larue County, KY Died 1886 in either Larue or Nelson County, KY. Sallie was married previously to William MORGAN in Hardin County,KY and had children by William MORGAN. Her children with Tillman DONES were Ethel Dones, Susan Dones (b.1848 Nelson County) and Thomas DONES. One child from Sallie's previous marriage was adopted by Tillman Dones and renamed Morgan DONES. Any information on DONES or EDLIN families in KY appreciated


Sandra Oxner Wed Oct 23 04:30:04 1996
Looking for info on George Washington Carter born abt 1813. He had 12 children-Martin B, John H, Thomas I, William C, James W, S A, Elizabeth C (md James Tweedy), Nancy M, Syothia J (Md Timothy Edwards) Fanny (mongoloid), George T, Permelia W (md Edward W. Bennett). The family lived in Pulaski, Russell and Adair Co. Children were born from 1833-1857. GW went to school at Danville and Georgetown Academies. He taught school, farmed and was sherriff for a time. He died in 1878. I was told he was buried in Irvington Ky (Breckinridge Co) in the Carter Cemetery but when I visited no one knew of Carter Cemetery. He maried Mary Ann "Polly" Raybourn. She may have died about 1858 since she does not appear on the 1860 Census. His father was Thomas I Carter who was Killed during war of 1812. I do not know where he is buried but he was born in "Old Dominion". Any help would be appreciated.


WILLIAM R. NAVEY Thu Oct 24 13:25:20 1996
Need information on this man. A. EDLEN NAVEY B: abt 1882 D: January 1, 1937 Hodgenville, Larue County, KY Researching NAVEY-NAVY FAMILIES Anywhere. William R. Navey P. O. BOX 251


Gordon Bennett Sun Oct 27 06:34:57 1996
LaRue County. I am searching for the parents and siblings of Thomas David NEVITT who was born November 16, 1807 in Kentucky. He married Mary Nolen WHITE June 3, 1833. They were the parents James (b. abt 1835), C.A. [female] (b. abt 1836), S.J. [female] (b. abt 1840), E.E. [M] (b. abt 1845), Mary (b. abt. 1847) and Thomas David, Jr. (b. Sept 9, 1849). The 1850 LaRue County Census also lists in the same household: John age 49, Ann age 52, Jno. age 17. Thomas Nevitt, Sr. later moved to Green Co. and was listed in the 1870 census ther. He later moved to Henry County, Missouri where he died January 14, 1888.


Gerald Reams Wed Oct 30 19:08:52 1996
POWELL: Researching maternal POWELL line in central Kentucky counties of Jefferson, Hardin, Hart, Grayson, LaRue, Nelson, and Mercer. Possible line - William b.Va 1700s. Received grant for 1,000 acres on Long Falls Creek, Peter, John, Peter R., Dave, Charles, Ernest, Winnie, Gerald Reams.


Donna Carpenter Sun Nov 3 11:07:17 1996
Is George W. Rout (Route) (Routt) listed in 1900 KY Census for LaRue Co?


Chris Shain Mon Nov 4 13:38:39 1996
PIERCE-PEPPER I am looking for information regarding my gg gfather and gg gmother, Francis Marion Pierce and Griselda Pepper Pierce. Griselda was apparently born "in LaRue county, KY at the headwaters of Linn Camp." They were married in 1866 in Taylor or Green county, KY. Please help


Chris Shain Mon Nov 4 12:25:57 1996
Pierce Pepper I need help finding information on a Francis Marion Pierce, Griselda (Pepper) Pierce and any of their relatives. They were born in Taylor and LaRue counties, respectively. They were married in 1866 in Green Taylor county. Later moved to Sikeston , MO where both died. I have extensive family pictures. Please help.


Gerald R. Reams Tue Nov 5 17:24:31 1996
POWELL: Researching maternal POWELL line in central Kentucky counties of Jefferson, Hardin, Hart, Grayson, LaRue, Nelson, and Mercer. Possible line - William b.Va 1700s. Received grant for 1,000 acres on Long Falls Creek, Peter, John, Peter R., Dave, Charles, Ernest, Winnie, Gerald Reams.


Joey D. Oller Fri Nov 29 20:10:45 1996
The following is a list of Hardin and LaRue County soldiers that received a Confederate Pension from Kentucky. I would like to know if anyone has information on these men, especially a grave location: Henry Ament, James M. Lewis, Joseph Hamon, Ben C. Hill, John L. Dillard, Pasal Mason, John S. Hughes, Thomas P. Saunders, William Dixon Wilson, Clinto Augustus Lewis, Rufus Nall, Lewis F. Porter, John C. Bailey, W.L. barnes, J.E. Branin, George W. Brown, Abraham Carlton, Isaac Carlton, M.D. Scifers, Robert Slaughter Duvall, Joseph A. Hayden, A.G. Hoskinson, Willis Skaggs, Wood English, E.J. Vertress, George Lawson, C.W. Miller, Felix Loeb, John W. Spaulding, W.A. Ligdon, W.L. Rose, Joseph Sullivan, James G. Terhune, James Montgomery, Emmerson Tillery, James W. Mason,James W. Lansdale, Ralp P. Williams, and Archibald Woods. Thank You!


Raymond Vance Sun Dec 15 22:58:15 1996
I am looking for any information concerning the lineage of Sylvester Davis and his spouse Kate Akridge (or Akerage). They would have been born circa. 1850 or 1860 in LaRue Co.


Linda Fitzpatrick Tue Dec 17 19:51:43 1996
Looking for information on Baxter Heath (m. Elizabeth Hawkins) and his sons John (m. Sarah Tucker, d. of John Smith and Wilmoth Hodges Tucker) and William Heath. They moved to LaRue County, KY about 1845 from Stokes Co, NC. They all appear on the 1850 census. In 1860 Baxter is found in Hart Co living near Fielding Hodges. Would like to share information on any of these families.


Everett Curry Jr Wed Dec 18 17:01:45 1996
In LARUE County KY: I am searching for data on Norban L. CURRY (b. ca 1803) who lived in the north-east area of HART County in the 1880 census. I am looking for information on his death date, burial site, etc. At the time of his death he was married to wife #2, Mary Ann Elizabeth CURRY. A descendant contact would be useful. He is my 3rd Great Grandfather. I have data on his family via his son, Benjamin Franklin CURRY (b 10 August 1826, BARREN County KY). Everett Curry Jr


Russell Perkins Sat Dec 14 19:24:34 1996
Looking for family information on a Margaret Perkins who was listed in the 1870 Ky Census. She lived in the Buffalo Post office area. She was 40 years old at the time and others listed in her house- hold were: Henry, age 24; Celia, age 11; Simon, age 9. I believe this was the mother of William Buckman Perkins who was my GreatGrandfather. I could not locate Margaret on earlier census' Any assistance you can give me would be appreciated.


Lisa LaRUE SNEDDEN Wed Jan 1 20:02:42 1997
Seeking info on Robert LaRUE, Eva LaRUE and Spencer LaRUE from LaRUE County, KY. I am stuck!


Bernie Farmer Sun Jan 5 18:27:04 1997
My grandmother Mabel SEARLES BILL d 13 Jun 1952 in Rural Magnolia Hart Co., KY and was buried 15 Jun 1952 in Magnolia, Larue Co, KY in Magnolia Cemetery. Is there an index available for that cemetery which would indicate any additional burials on the BILL grave lot? Any possibility of an obituary being available from a community as small as Magnolia?


Eileen Nelson Mon Jan 6 16:40:16 1997
Samuel SIMS md Mary B HAZELWOOD 9 Feb 1878 in Larue Co. Possible parents Joseph and Nancy Eliza SIMS of Hart Co. Mary's parents were David and Parthenia HAZELWOOD,shown on 1870 and 1880 census of Hart Co. Would appreciate anything on either set of parents.


Curtis E. Wheeler Tue Jan 7 16:26:03 1997
Seeking info on the WALSH family of Larue Co., KY. Particularlly Jane R.WALSH, b. 1841, father, Malen WALSH, b. TN and mother Nancy, b. in VA. She md. Charles Stewart TALLEY, b. 1831 in VA. Please send me any leads or information. Rev. Curtis E. Wheeler 707 S. King St. Leesburg, Va. 20175


Pat Lassonde Sat Jan 11 15:32:12 1997
My father David G. WHEELER was b. in Hodgensville, KY, on 24 Jan 1916, parents: James Wesley WHEELER and Fannie Alice DRUIN, his brother was Virgil and sister, Ruby. Anyone who has info on them or any relatives, please email me.


Frank D. Williams Sun Jan 12 18:29:19 1997
Looking for decendents of John McCANDLESS b. ca. 1755, Scotland, and Jane MASON b. VA. md 5 Apr 1785, Greenbrier, VA. Moved to Hardin (now Larue) Co. around 1800. Jane was the daughter of William MASON of VA.


Marguerite Miller Mon Jan 13 07:15:06 1997
Larue Co. Ky - Looking for a town named Stiles where Edith HUEY was buried in 1916. Another family member in this town was Betty GIBSON. Anyone with info on the GIBSON family or town of Stiles, please contact me. Betty's husband may have been John L. GIBSON. Edith's father was Henry PERRY.


Dianne Harris Wed Jan 22 20:40:32 1997
Hezekiah McDOUGAL b. SC, probably in KY early 1800 >TN. Need info on Severns Valley Baptist Church in 1803 or book "History of Kentucky Baptist."


Larry Steging Tue Jan 28 09:48:24 1997
Looking for ACKRIDGE family who moved from near Hodgenville to IL ca. 1900.


MARLENE EWING Tue Jan 28 21:17:27 1997
Seeking info on Osborn LONG, b. Hodgenville, LaRue Co., KY. This information from death certificate of his daughter, my grandmother, Sarah Elizabeth LONG, b. 11 April 1870 d. 4 Sep 1918 md. Amos Jefferson ROUTT, 17 Aug 1852. She was the only child of Osborn LONG and Nancy Annie LOWREY b. 10 Aug 1852 d. 23 Nov 1938. Nancy Annie LOWREY had two other marriages - J.W. BOZARTH and James DOWNEY. The ROUTT family moved from Leitchfield , Grayson Co., KY to Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY in 1913.


Cheryl Harnack Wed Feb 5 00:19:38 1997
Researching William Henry BROOKS b: 12 Jul 1819 in Beech Grove, KY and md: Rachel TANNER on 16 Oct 1841 in Daviess Co. Need info on any BROOKS from Daviess, Trigg, Christian, Hancock, Breckinridge, Grayson, LaRue and Hopkins Counties. Some names: Sanford T Brooks, Frederick Brooks, Samuel Brooks, Thomas Latney Brooks.


Mark A. Nitikman Sat Feb 8 19:13:33 1997
Looking for the following: George Washington ROUTT, b. 15 Apr 1859 KY; md. Mary Elizabeth MARTIN, b. 5 Apr 1871 in Hodgenville, KY; parents: Harry Purdy ("Dock") MARTIN, b. 8 Mar 1845 in Hodgenville, d. 6 Dec 1909 in Hodgenville; when he died he was the Justice of the Peace for Hodgenville District. Mary REDMAN, b. (?), md. Sep 1869, father was James REDMAN, one time jailer of LaRue or Nelson Counties.


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