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1880 Census of some of the Davidson and Sizemore family!

1880 Census, Leslie Co, KY—- District 1—– Census taken June 14, 1880 Household of John Davidson John Davidson, age 34 yrs, Farmer. Born KY, parents born VA. Susan Davidson, wife. age 41 yrs, keeping house. Born KY. father born VA. Mother b. KY Sallie A. daughter, 11 yrs, born KY Franklin, son. age 11 yrs, born KY. Larcinda (or Lurcinda) …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 →


Newspaper clippings of the Shooting of Lige Sizemore 1950

THOUSANDSTICKS THURSDAY APRIL 27, 1950 Elijah Sizemore Killed Elijah Sizemore, 36, was shot and killed in Hyden last Sunday night between 9:00 and 10:00 o’clock by Henry Davidson. Davidson was a member of the Hyden City Police Force and it had been reported that Sizemore and one of Davidson’s sons, Edwards had been having trouble prior to the killing. According …Continue reading →



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 →


Taylor Sizemore Cemetery Leslie Co. Ky

Taylor Sizemore Cemetery; Leslie County, Ky. Submitted by: Evelyn Perkins* Date: 11-23-98 USGENWEB NOTICE: These electronic pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or presentation by any other organization or persons. Persons or organizations desiring to use this material, must obtain the written consent of the contributor, or the legal representative of the submitter, and contact the …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 →


John Rockhouse Sizemore

Reference Number: 25685 Name: John Rockhouse Sizemore Sex: M Change Date: 28 JUL 2003 Birth: 1776 in Wilkes Co., NC Note: “perhaps half Cherokee,” according to the earliest document on Sizemore Indian blood; author-historian Archie Caldwell of TN suggested the half-Cherokee came from George Sizemore’s wife Aggie Shepherd, whose family got their blood from the Nanye’hi line Death: 1849 in …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 →


Agnes “Aggie” Sheperd Sizemore 5th g-grandmother

Aggie was a Full blooded Cherokee Indian or so they say….. This is a story from an Unknown Author but I thought it worth for discussion! “When Kentucky was first being settled, emigrants from either North Carolina or Tennessee, headed by a man named Cornett, reached the Kentucky River late one evening. They decided to make camp and wait until …Continue reading →



Sizemore v Davidson Trial 1919 Page 166! =bl&ots=JWUWt1pgCU&sig=3RN-vK8qDM_MUUslDruovu_XV8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=2HUTU8WPGcSFkQfknYCwCg&ved =0CDIQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=sizemore%20vs%20davidson%201919%20ky&f=true ——————————————————————————————— Kentucky Schools…. Researching your Native American heritage,this is a great site for tribal info! For those interested, here’s a really educational link about DNA! A few of the Clay soldiers who served during the Civil War: 1807 Clay County Tax List James Lick  Program to find out what …Continue reading →


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