Nicholas County Genealogical Queries

> Kay Phillips Sun Aug 25 14:01:39 1996
> Kay Phillips > 260 Ln 510 Lk James > Fremont, IN 46737-9635 > DICKERSON family MD>Nicholas county, KY> Daviess county, IN > Serratt and Elizabeth DICKERSON moved from Montgomery county, > MD abt. 1812. Seratt's will, probated 1814 in Bourbon county, > KY names his children: Nancy, Sally, Zedoc, Nathan, Deborah, > Susanna, Isaac and Daniel. > My gggrandfather was Isaac DICKERSON, b.July 13, 1801 in MD. > He married Sally SMITH b. 1880 in ??, on March 13, 1823. I be- > lieve they had two sons, John and Nathan. > Where and when did Sally die? > Isaac then married Susan BURRESS in Daviess county, IN.April 22, > 1843. > My ggrandfather, Zedoc was born in Daviess county, IN. > Need birth and death info. Also names of siblings. > Would love to corresspond with other researching this family. > Kay Phillips <> > Other surnames: ASH, MELTON, COAKLEY, SULLIVAN, HERREN, CRONAN
> Judy Norris Thu Aug 15 18:47:10 1996
> Seeking information on the McMahan and Bunton families who lived in > Nicholas County 1800-1840. In particular, seeking parents, siblings, > birthplace of Robert McMahan Sr. First confirmed Nicholas County > reference to him is the 1800 census. His is the only McMahan household > listed. In 1810, households for "Archd'' and "John'' McMahan, > are listed. Were they related to Robert? In 1820 census, Robert's is > again the only McMahan household in Nicholas Co. His sons have set up > households by the time of the 1830 census. Robert died sometime before > Aug. 29, 1836, according to Nicholas deed books. Where was he buried? > Robert's son, James, from who I'm descended, moved with his wife, > Margaret Bunton, and their children to Boone County, Ind., sometime > between 1837 and 1840. James Bunton of Nicholas County, who I suspect was > Margaret's father, already was living in there. In 1880 census, two of > Robert's children list their dad as being born in Ireland.
Ed Dolan wrote: > > Seeking more data on family of John W. SHARP, b. ca. 1803, Ky., d. abt. 1884, Nicholas Co. > Mar. 1st: Lucy F. COLLIER, 29 March, 1832, Nicholas Co.; > Children: 1) John W., b. 1839; 2) Thomas M., b. 1842; 3) Charles W., b. 1844, mar. Susan P. > WILSON; 4) Ellen M., b. 1848; 5) Elizabeth M., b. 1832, > mar. Willis SIMS, 1850; 6) Ann Eliza, b. 1834, mar. Lafayette ROLLEN, 1853, Nicholas Co. -- > John SHARP mar. 2nd: Charity Charlotte Baskett, b. 1827; > Children: 1) Hamlet C. SHARP, b. 1858, mar. Belle G. GREEN, 1881, Bourbon Co.; 2) Lucy F., > b. 1860, mar. Henry E. ROSS; 3) James, b. 1864. > Ed Dolan, 7403 Flint #205, Shawnee, Kansas 66203. >
Ed Dolan wrote: > > Need parents of: Thomas BLACKMORE, b. ca. 1802, possibly in Tenn., married > 1st: Elizabeth Ann COLLIER, 1826 Nicholas Co. Children: 1) Elizabeth Ann, b. ca. 1827, mar. > William S. Smith, 1845, Nich. Co.; 2) Pamelia W., b. ca. 1829, mar. Edmond Washington > HARDY, 1849, Nich. Co.; 3) James W., b. ca. 1832, mar. 1853, Elizabeth LETTON; > mar. 2nd, Amanda Christian COLLIER (sister of Elizabeth), 1836, Nich. Co. > Children: 1) Amanda T., b. 1842, mar. James Nathaniel CURRENT, Sr., 1860, Nich. Co.; 2) > Martha H. > mar. 3rd, Sarah HOWSE, 1847, Nich. Co. Children: 1) William Owen BLACKMORE, b. ca. > 1848. > Ed Dolan, 7403 Flint #205, Shawnee, Kansas 66203. E-mail:
> Pat Haase Sun Jul 28 > 10:42:25 1996
> Looking for ancestors of John T. Baskett, B Sept,10 1857. > D March 7, 1931 in Henderson Ky., Burried in Fernwood Cemetery. > Father - Martin Baskett > Mother - Mary Cooksey > John T. Baskett married Annie Stuart, Doughter of Dr. Robert Stuart > of Zion, on Oct 28, 1879. > Any information on Baskett,Cooksey, or Stuart will be appreciated. >

Robert N. Crouch wrote: > > I am reserching the Pierce Family that lived in Nicholas County > in the mid 1800's. Isaac Pierce was my Great Grand Father on my father's > side. Isaac served with the 4th. Kentucky Volunteers for the Union. > Isaac was born in 1845. Do you know how I could find out more about > them ? > Respectfully, > Bob Crouch of Dallas, Tx.
> Dellaphine Wooten Tenney Wed > Jul 17 09:04:49 1996
> My maternal grandmother was Asa Sears (Davis). She was born in > Muhlenburg County, KY around 1886, the daughter of (also) Asa Sears and > Mary Smith. My > grandmother's father died shortly before her own birth. It is > my understanding that my grandmother's family moved to Little > Rock, Arkansas around 1901. My grandmother had a brother named (Judge) > Ware Glass Sears who owned a small grocery store in Little Rock until his > death. > He never married. My grandmother's birthplace was Paradise, Ky. > I would appreciate ANYTHING at all on this line. Thanks so much. > wrote: > > Am interested in the Kokendorfer/Cookendorfer family of Nicholas Co. > Before 1800 Michael Cookindorfer and his wife Hannah came from Montgomery Co., MD > with George Fightmaster to Harrison Co., KY. They had land transactions > together and George signed as a surety for Michael. What was their > relationship? > Jo Thiessen
Laquita Armstrong wrote: > > I am researching the CAUGHEY family. Some have changed their name to > COY. John CAUGHEY was born in 1747 in PA and died in Nicholas Co. > in 1826. He had several children all born in Nicholas Co. David, > John Jr., James & Elizabeth. Elizabeth married a BURDEN. Some of the > descendants married SMITHS. > > John owned land on Licking River. If you have any of these names, I > would like to hear from you. > (Also see Butler Co KYGenWeb page.) > Laquita Armstrong >
John T. Moore wrote: > > Looking for any information on Quietts in this area. Know that John Michael Quiett > was born 30 March 1848, married Sarah Elizabeth Higgins 15 Sept 1869. Any information > on ancestors or decendents appreciated. Thanks. > -- > > > > > John T. Moore, Ph.D. > 820 College Avenue > Richmond, IN 47374 > Home: (317)-962-5490 > Work: (317)-966-0511x4526
Monte Sellers wrote: > > I am looking for information on the following surnames. These families > lived in Nicholas County in the mid 19th century: > Sellers, Conyers, Feeback, Vaughn, Earlywine, Mann. > Thank you. > Monte Sellers, Atlanta,
Nancy Trice wrote: > > THOMASSON > > Seeking information on the following family. > > Samuel Thomasson Jr, born ca 1722 Hanover Co, Va, died 23 Oct 1793 Nicholas > Co, Ky. He m/2 Ann Payne (d bef 1819, where?). > Known children, birth order not known: > 1. John Thomason, m Frances COOK 1780 > 2. Richard Thomason, b Scott Co, Ky, m Sarah TERRY 1786 > 3. Elias Thomasson, m Mrs Mary HARRIS 1774 > 4. Nathaniel Thomasson, m Martha WOOD 1773 > 5. Samuel (3) Thomasson, d West Union, Adams Co, Oh, m Liddia McGEHEE 1783 > and Catherine. > 6. William Thomasson, b ca 1759 Hanover Co?, Va, d 1795 Louisa Co, Va. m/1 > Elizabeth HALLOM, m/2 Unity HICKS/HIX. Unity d/o Pewid HIX and Temperance > DUMAS. > 7. Poindexter Thomasson, b 1765, d 1833 Woodford Co, Ky, m Sallie DUPUY > 8. Frances "Fanny" Thomasson > 9. Nancy Thomasson > 10.Henrietta Thomasson, m 1786 David SHELTON > 11.Mary Thomasson, m 1789 William DANIEL. > > Samuel Thomasson Jr (1722-1793) was s/o Samuel Thomasson Sr (b 1691). I have > conflicting info on his mother. Was she Temperance, widow of Robert Yancey, > and 2nd wife of Samuel Sr, or his first wife Hannah Glass who died 1722? > > Wm Thomasson and his wife Unity Hicks had 3 children that I know of... Unity > Smith Thomasson m Dabney TRICE, David Hicks Thomasson and Martha "Patsey" > Thomasson. Dabney and Unity Trice were marr in 1809 in Louisa Co, Va. > Shortly thereafter Dabney and Unity Trice, her mother Unity Thomasson, and > her sister and brother, David and Patsey, migrated to that part of Hopkins > Co, Ky that later became Webster Co. where Patsey married David Berry in > 1812. Unity Thomasson Trice and Dabney Trice both died in 1836, and Unity > Thomasson, widow of Wm, died bef 1839. > > Thanks for any help. > Nancy Trice, Madisonville, Hopkins Co, Ky href=""> > > ======================================================================== > Nancy Trice / Madisonville, Ky / > Visit my Kentucky Genealogy pages today > HOMEPAGE > ========================================================================
Janet E Crowley wrote: > > ROBERTS, CAMPBELL, MYERS, ADAIR, WAUGH > > George ROBERTS married Priscilla Jane CAMPBELL in Nicholas County in > 1866. George's parents were John and Cloe Ann WARDER ROBERTS of > Montgomery County. Priscilla's parents were John Wallace and Elizabeth > Mastin MYERS CAMPBELL, who married in Nicholas County in 1843. John > Wallace CAMPBELL was the son of Hugh and Elizabeth WAUGH CAMPBELL, who > married in Nicholas County in 1820. Elizabeth MYERS CAMPBELL was the > daughter of Jacob and Priscilla ADAIR MYERS, who married in Nicholas > County in 1823. I'd like to exchange information with anyone else > researching these lines. Please contact Janet Elam Crowley > ( Thanks! > Janet
>Lynn Murray wrote: > > Greetings, > > William T. Ishmael (born 1834/Nicholas County, Ky.) was the son of Samuel > McFerrin Ishmael and wife, Elizabeth Lynn. Samuel McFerrin Ishmael (born > 1811/Ky.) was the son of James Ishmael and wife, Mary McFerrin. James Ishmael > (born 1779/1789) was the son of Benjamin Ishmael (born about 1734/Pa.). I'm > attempting to track the migration of William T. Ishmael who married M.Jane > Mallard in 1864 in Brown County, Illinois. He may have returned to Kentucky? > > I'm also interested in finding the ancestors of Elizabeth Lynn and Mary > McFerrin. > > Thanks in advance for any help. >
Patricia Straube wrote: > Seeking ancestors and decendants of Aaron WELLS and Ruth WIGGINS, daughter > of William WIGGINS, who were married 31 July 1790 in Mason Co. In Nicholas > Co., that part which later became Robertson Co., they raised fifteen > children including two sets of twins. They were: Nathan b. 1791 m. Jane > GAFFIN/GUFFIN, Elizabeth Ashcraft b. 1792 m. William WIGGINS, Rachel E. b. > 1794 m. John D. WELLS, Drucilla b. 1796 m. William MITCHELL and Ruama b. > 1796, Sarah W. b. 1797 m. William EVANS, Nancy b. 1799 m. Andrew WARD, > William Wiggins b. 1800 m. Mariah COLLINS and then Matilda COLLINS, Robert > b. 1802 m. Isabella THOMAS, John W. b. 1804, Ruth b. 1805 m. William CALLON, > Aaron Jr. b. 1807 m. Elizabeth YOUNG, Polly b. 1810, Daniel b. 1811 m. > Lucinda COLLINS and Uriah b. 1811 m. Esther POLLOCK/POGUE. Aaron Wells died > in 1813. Ruth (Wiggins) Wells died 25 Oct 1852 at the age of 80 years. > Patricia Straube (This is my family also. -Jon)
Lynn Murray wrote: > > WILLIAM THOMAS ISHMAEL (also went by Thomas Ishmael) born 1834 to Samuel > McFerrin Ishmael & wife Elizabeth Lynn. Siblings were: Mary Ann (married > William Clay); James (died at 15); Elizabeth (married John Barlow); Alexander > (married Lydia Allen); Susan (married James Alexander); Sarah (married Barry > Payne); Benjamin (married Molly Mann); Timothy (married 2nd cousin Rose Ann > Ishmael); Lucinda (married John Brown); and Dr. Robert John Wesley Ishmael > (married Anna Sawyer). William Thomas married (Mahala) Jane Mallard. I can't > find my William Thomas Ishmael anywhere .... has anyone "seen" him? > > Thanks for any help.
Lynn Murray wrote: > > Kentucky Rooters, I need your help! Please? :-) William Thomas Ishmael (who > sometimes went by Thomas) was the son of Samuel McFerrin Ishmael and wife, > Elizabeth Lynn. William Thomas Ishmael was born about 1834 in Nicholas County. > He married (Mahala) Jane Mallard in 1864 in Brown County, Illinois. I don't > know when he left Nicholas County, Ky. or when he went into Illinois, or if he > returned to Ky. or ???, because I can't find him :-). He was my > Great-Grandfather. (Mahala) Jane Mallard shows back up in the early 1900s at > the home of her daughter, Annie Elizabeth "Bessie" Ishmael Collins (my > Grandmother), in Oklahoma .... I assume, after the death of William Thomas. I > need any information or clue as to his (their) travels. Thanks in advance for > any help. >
MRS BEULAH A FRANKS wrote: > > If you would like to use this on your page, I have the > > 1850 Nicholas County KY Census, > by S-K Publications. > > Beulah Franks - (Thank you Beulah!)
The Petersons wrote: > > I have the Nicholas Co., KY, 1850 US census in book form. > Willing to do lookups. > > Linda Peterson (Thank you Linda!)
The Petersons wrote: > > McQUOWN, William, 1812-1894. Looking for information on my > 3 gr grandfather named above. Mar Catharine ADAMS in c1834, > Nicholas County. Need ancestors information. > I believe that William's parents are Lawrence and Jane McQUOWN. > I have a copy of land settlement papers that list William as > a child of Lawrence, deceased. Jane remarried, a McDONALD by > 1827, when the land settlement was written. Other children listed > are Sytha, Grace, Lawrence, Samuel, Ephraim, and Margaret. > Any information will be appreciated. > > Linda Peterson > PO Box 1203 > Windermere, FL > USA 34786-1203
Ed Dolan wrote: > > John COLLIER will recorded 1820 Nicholas Co. Mentions daughter Obedience > ALLEN, and her children Polly M. ALLEN, James M. ALLEN, and Obedience W. > ALLEN. Obedience had died before the will was written. Need her husband's > name and family and their marriage date. Daughter Obedience ALLEN married > John FRY on 17 Oct., 1832, in Bourbon Co. Ed DOLAN, 7403 Flint #205, > Shawnee, Kansas 66203. >
Joan Johnson wrote: > > NEED ANY AND ALL INFO ON THESE FAMILIES; > > CLARKE - CHARLES JORDAN - B. ? D. EARLY 1900'S > (Pharmisist - Paris & Louisville) > SON; WILLIAM - pharmasist/died of poisning > DAUGHTER ; Sarah Louise Clarke (MEREDITH) > > NICHOLAS - ANNE wife of Charles Jordan Clarke > (mother's name Sarah Campbell (Nicholas) > (father - NICHOLAS) > > LOGAN - JANE LOGAN (CLARKE) mother of Charles > Daughter or grand daughter of ther Honarable William Logan > whom was the son of Benjamin Logan. > > Thanks, > > Joan
Ed Dolan wrote: > > Rachel ISHMAEL married John Hamlett COLLIER in Nicholas Co. on 18 Nov., > 1869. Was the father of Rachel Lewis ISHMAEL? Her mother Rachel GAUNCE? > Ed DOLAN, 7403 Flint #205, Shawnee, Kansas 66203. E-mail: >
"History of Nicholas County" Compiled and edited by Joan Weissinger Conley; Nicholas County Historical Society, Inc., Carlise, Kentucky/1976. The book contains many surnames and the history of various areas of the county. (Contributed by Lynn Murray-Thanks!)
> Looking for the parents of George Blake and Drucilla Adkins. They were > married about 1814 and lived the first part of their married life in Bourbon > County, Ky. then moved to Nicholas County, Ky. George Blake was born about > 1795 in Fauquier County, Va. > > > and >

My Nicholas County Surnames:


Jon Hagee, Lexington, KY