Henderson County, Kentucky

Posted Queries for February 1997

COLLINS, HALLMARK, HARPOLE, LONG, TODD posted by Carolyn Carney on Sunday, February 2, 1997

Seeking info on the ancestors and descendants of Solmon HARPOLE who was married to Malinda ________ and living in Henderson Co. in 1850 with five children, Sabrina HARPOLE, b. 1830 in Tn, who married Howard TODD and had three children, Sarah Ann HARPOLE b. in 1840 in KY, Virginia C. HARPOLE, b. 1842 in KY who married M.A. LONG and had one child, James Monroe HARPOLE, b 1846 in KY married Sophia Selina HALLMARK and had seven children, and John HARPOLE, b 1850 in KY. Also John HARPOLE married to Mary Ann COLLINS on 16 July 1839 in Henderson co. They had six children, some born in Missouri. I'm trying to tie John and Solomon together and to other HARPOLEs.

CURRY, DODGE, HARDIN, WALLACE posted by Chuck Carter on Tuesday, February 4, 1997

Surnames - WALLACE / HARDIN / DODGE / CURRY Looking for any information on the family of Samuel WALLACE and his wife Sarah (HARDIN) WALLACE. Samuel WALLACE, b: ca 1754 d: ca 1794 near Nashville, Tn. When Samuel died, Sarah moved to Kentucky. First to Logan Co., eventually settling in the area that would later become Union & Webster Counties. Children of Samuel & Sarah (Hardin) Wallace: Benjamin WALLACE married Martha BRATTON, James WALLACE married Nancy CURRY, Elijah WALLACE married Lucy CURRY, Mary WALLACE married John DODGE, Rebecca WALLACE married Benjamin CURRY, and Sarah WALLACE married Richard DODGE.

WILLIAMS posted by Margie Garr on Friday, February 7, 1997

Who are the parents of Jessie and Pearl (COBB) WILLIAMS?? They had a son Carl Edgar born Jan 03 1907 in Vanderburgh Co. IN and died Aug 25 1979 in Henderson Co. KY. A funeral home in Webster Co. KY, took care of arrangements. Who are the parents of Willis Witson and Ora Lee (Parker) WILLIAMS, who had a son Loyd Raymond born Aug 07 1911 Webster Co. KY died 03 10 1968 Sebree, Webster Co. KY, buried Springdale Cem. Margie Garr mermaid@centuryinter.net

WATKINS posted by Linda Price on Saturday, February 8, 1997

My grandfather, Arthur WATKINS, died sometime in 1960. I would like to see his obituary.

DUNCAN, EAKINS, GIBSON, HANDLEY, WARD posted by Randall Webster on Sunday, February 9, 1997

I am looking for evidence of the following relationships. My problem is one relative remembers William T HANDLEY , the other relative remembers him as John William HANDLEY.for the missing husband to Martha DUNCAN. I am trying to resolve this dilemma. Always willing to share, Randy WEBSTER@firn.mail.edu 1.____??????_______ HANDLEY & Martha DUNCAN 1.1 John Thomas HANDLEY (15 Oct 1851 - 20 Nov 1943) & 1.1.1a Walter Morris HANDLEY* (19 Sep 1871 - 2 May 1960) & 1.1.2 Ida HANDLEY 1.1.3 Ada HANDLEY (25 Feb 1889 - 24 Feb 1964) & 1.1.4 Otho HANDLEY (1 Apr 1889 - 8 Dec 1965) & 1.1.5 Hessie HANDLEY & William "Uncle_Bud" WARD 1.1.7 Cairl HANDLEY (6 Sep 1874 - 2 Aug 1940) & 1.1.8 Bertha HANDLEY & Aubrey GIBSON 1.2 George H. HANDLEY (13 Sep 1855 - 9 Oct 1914) & 1.2.1 Clay HANDLEY 1.2.2 Alvah James HANDLEY (4 Jul 1881 - 14 Dec 1943) & 1.2.3 Luther HANDLEY 1.2.4 Acree HANDLEY 1.2.5 Florence HANDLEY & EAKINS

BRYANT, VANCE posted by Bob Wallace on Thursday, February 13, 1997

I have a postcard with a picture of the Clay Street M. E. Church, South on it. There is also an oval shaped inset picture of Rev. E. M. VANCE, Pastor. It was located in Henderson, KY. The card is from my Grandmother, Etta Elliott BRYANT's keepsakes, and is from the 1910 time period. Anyone having information, or wanting a copy, please E-mail me.

BECK, HARRIS posted by Phil Nichols on Saturday, February 15, 1997

Am trying to find facts about my grandfather, who was born in Morganfield, KY in 1911. His name is Shelby Curtis HARRIS. He has several brothers, Raleigh, Marion and Dub. He died in 1993 in Indianapolis, IN. He married Naomi BECK, daughter of Mabel and Thomas Jesse BECK of Henderson, KY in the '30's. I'd appreciate any information on this query. Thank you

DICKERSON, LETT, SIMMONS posted by Ed Dickerson on Sunday, February 16, 1997

My grandfather, Robert Louis DICKERSON, lived, married, had children and died in Henderson in the early part of this century. He was buried in a cemetery just out of town in 1927. Any info would be appreciated. Also, there are still quite a few LETT family members living there. They are the descendants of Drury LETT and Mary Polly SIMMONS who came to Kentucky in 1847. There were 10 children in the family. Some of them married local people of Henderson. I have a lot of information for anyone interested. Drury and Mary Polly were my great-great grandparents. I can be reached at chred@iglou.com My name is Ed Dickerson 8296 Terry Rd Louisville, Ky 40258 502 589-5380

BRUMMET, BRUMMITT posted by Kelly Baty on Tuesday, February 18, 1997

Searching for information on Tom J. BRUMMITT or BRUMMET from Henderson County. Born 1852? Married a MATHEWS on March 17th 1874. SEARCHING FOR INFORMATION ON TOM J. OR FROM HENDERSON COUNTY. BORN 1852? MARRIED A MATHEWS ON MARCH 17TH 1874.

SHERWOOD posted by Sherilda J. Schultheis on Sunday, February 23, 1997

I am searching for any information on the SHERWOOD families of Henderson Co., R.G. SHERWOOD + unknown 1.Elisha SHERWOOD 2. John SHERWOOD 3. Susan SHERWOOD Arminta SHERWOOD (was she married to R.G.?) + unknown 1. John 2. George 3. Emily Unknown + Francis SHERWOOD I have not been able to figure out the connection between R.G, Arminta and Francis. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Sherida Sherwood Schultheis

CRUMBAKER, LITTLEPAGE, OLIVER posted by Melanie Perritt on Sunday, February 23, 1997

I am looking for information on the following families: CRUMBAKER and OLIVER. Walter Thompson CRUMBAKER (1873-1934) married Sarah Annie OLIVER (1881-1973). They had ten children, all were born in Hopkins County. Bracy "Mick" CRUMBAKER (1903-1981) m. Geneva LITTLEPAGE August 8, 1925 in Madisonville. Roxieanna CRUMBAKER,Lee CRUMBAKER m. Susie (?), Clydie Catherine CRUMBAKER m. Roscoe W. Madison, Eolene CRUMBAKER m. Hosea Dever. William Deaver CRUMBAKER (b.1914), Earlene CRUMBAKER, James CRUMBAKER, Walter T. CRUMBAKER, and Virginia Pearl CRUMBAKER (b.1921) m. Clarence Milton. Walter Thompson CRUMBAKER (1873-1934) was born in Henderson County. Sarah Annie OLIVER was born in Nebo, Kentucky. Any additional information on these families would be appreciated.

BROWN, SIGHTS posted by Steve Lynn: on Monday, February 24, 1997

Seeking parents of Obadiah BROWN, born in Virginia about 1812. He married Matilda Ann SIGHTS in Henderson on January 9, 1834. He died in Henderson after 1890.

BRANN, COWAN, GRIFFIN posted by Mary Jane Estes on Tuesday, February 25, 1997

I am seeking information on the family of Herschel GRIFFIN and Frances Eloise BRANN. Herschel was born 27 Dec. 1917 in Henderson, KY. He was the son of Lewis GRIFFIN and Susan COWAN. Do not know when or where Lewis and Susan were born.

NEWMAN, PHELPS, RUSSELBURG posted by Ron Phelps on Thursday, February 27, 1997

Looking for information on Anna M. (NEWMAN) RUSSELBURG b. between 1893-95 in KY, d. 5/13/59 in Evansville, bur. 5/16/59 in Fernwood, Henderson; Father: William NEWMAN. First married to William A. PHELPS around 1910 till his death in 1918, bur. Fernwood, Henderson. Remarried Charles RUSSELBURG, she is listed in the 1920 Henderson census as living in her father-in-law's house, F D RUSSELLBURG. Looking for any information on Anna, parents, marriages, etc. Thanks for your help.

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