Carolyn Davidson Hicks

"My Family, A Journey Through Time"

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Interview with Georgia Ledford, August 17, 1978

Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History University of Kentucky Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project A/F006: 78OH151FNS11 University of Kentucky Ledford, Georgia; Interviewee — Dale Deaton; Interviewer — Anne Campbell; Interviewee — Carol Crowe-Carraco; Interviewer Members of Georgia Ledford’s family have served on the Clay County Committee of the FNS and have worked …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 →


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 →


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