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Cemetery set on hill above Middlefork River, at the mouth of Cutshin Creek. It is accessed now by turning off lower McIntosh road onto “Red” Will Napier Road. The front part of this cemetery is newer (Napier – Sizemore). In the rear is an older Begley Cemetery. I combined the two together as they are now. Recorded by Phyllis Sizemore …Continue reading →


Interview with Jailey Sizemore, July 26th, 1978

Sizemore, Jailey; Interviewee — Dale Deaton; Interviewer — Anne Campbell; Interviewee — Carol Crowe-Carraco; Interviewer Jailey Sizemore describes Hyden before World War I and talks about Court Day. Other activities she recalls include corn hoeings and dances, and she answers queries about quilting and making moonshine. Sizemore gives details of plowing and planting with a mule team, describes various processes …Continue reading →


News: Hyden Grade School Burns

Hyden Grade School Burns Thousandsticks News Thursday, March 1, 1934 The Grade School building here in Hyden was burned to the ground Tuesday evening, just after school was dismissed. It is not known as to how the building caught fire, the first that was known the flames and smoke were shooting out of the top of the building. The damages …Continue reading →

1878 Leslie County, Ky birth records

May Woolum, Laura Elvira Woolum March Giley, Clem Marion Bailey & Rosey Smith [fathers last name is different] May Howard, China Willima Howard & Martha Napier March Howard, Joseph Israel Howard & Sally Morgan October Lewis, Jasper John Lewis & Lency Smith March Woods, Carl¬† [Clay] Wade Woods & Nancy Couch October Muncy, Lucindy Anderson Muncy & Rosanna Browning Jan …Continue reading →


Misc. Marriage Records, Leslie County, Ky

All Information taken from Records Books found in Hyden, Leslie County, KY during July 2002 by Lennie and Diane Roark. Please note there are many other marriages other than the ones listed. Marriage Book 1: 10/1878 – 1/1885 Brock/Mosley:¬† Elijah Brock, Principal, born Clay Co., KY, Amon Brock, Surity, (Father), born Harlan Co., KY, Mother: Born Clay Co., KY. Elijah: …Continue reading →


Couch Cemetery Leslie County Ky

COUCH CEMETERY–COUCH FORK–LESLIE COUNTY KENTUCKY Submitted to the KyGenWeb by: J.P. Downard ab4rx@IGLOU.COM **************************************************************************** This Cemetery is located 4.3 miles west of the Hyden, Spur Exit Toll Gate, upon the hillside, on the right side of the Daniel Boone Parkway, (from the exit toward Manchester) as you go down Couch Fork not far from the mouth of Bob Fork. There …Continue reading →


Land Grants

Leslie County Land Grants Grantee Acres Survey Date Bk Watercourse Adam,Solomon 100 4/ 1/1885 108 Cutakin Creek Adams,Solomon 10 4/24/1891 118 Cutshin Adams,Solomon 10 4/24/1891 118 Rorne Fork Cutshin Asher,Annie 200 9/11/1890 115 Hals Fork Asher,Elizabeth 50 9/24/1884 107 None Asher,Emily 40 7/28/1916 124 Wootens Creek Asher,Emily 50 1/ 7/1907 122 Browns Creek& Jacks Cr Asher,G M 100 12/11/1888 111 …Continue reading →


Historical Notes with Photos

Historical Photo and Notes: Morrow, Roe, Noeh and Henry Davidson: John, Susan and Sam Davidson: It is our Great Grandpa John and his wife Susan… with them is our Great Uncle Sam which is John’s brother. I have John and Susan Davidson is the parents of our Grandpa Frank Davidson… Grandpa Frank had Sam and Bob as brothers and a …Continue reading →


George “All” Sizemore stories

Interview with Felix T Begley on George All Added by DennisBegley551 on 1 Sep 2007 Kentucky Explorer, November 1997 Kentucky Genealogy From Dr. John J. Dickey’s Diary. Interview with FELIX T. BEGLEY, Bull Creek, 27 March 1898 A relative of Polly North’s? I was born 6 March 1834 in Leslie Co., then Perry, near the mouth of Cutshin. My great …Continue reading →


Agnes “Aggie” Shepherd Sizemore

1 Agnes “Aggy” Shepherd b: 1754 d: 1833 + George “All” Sizemore b: 1751 d: 1822 2 Minerva Winifred Sizemore b: 1772 d: 20 SEP 1855 2 John Rockhouse Sizemore b: 1776 d: 1849 + Nancy Bolling b: ABT 1790? 3 Wilkerson Sizemore b: 1817 + Mahala Bolling b: 1822 2 Edward B. “Ned” Sizemore b: 1778 d: 27 NOV …Continue reading →


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