Black Pendleton County Births


Loving Arms by Melinda Byers

 

African-American Pendleton County Births
Transcribed by Bonnie Snow

 

1852

Not Listed - 1852; Black female; healthy; John S. McKenney; not listed

Not Listed - June; Black female; healthy; John S. McKenney; not listed

Not Listed - May; Black female; healthy; Henry Aulick; not listed

Not Listed - March; Black male; healthy; Francis Blackburn; not listed

Not Listed - June 10; Black male; healthy; John McKenney; not listed [twin?]

Not Listed - June 10; Black male; healthy; John McKenney; not listed [twin?]

Abe - April 27; Black male; healthy; James Scott; not listed


1853

[Moore], Ann - May; Black female; A. D. Moore; Amanda Kinney

Stowers], Charlotte - November; Black female; Richard Stowers; Mary [not listed]

Forsythe], Scott - November 18; Black male; healthy; B. L. Forsythe; [not listed]

Gibbons, Mary - December; Black female; John Gibbons; Betsey [not listed]

Rush], Irene - August 23; Black female; Daniel Rush; Ann [not listed]

[Barker], James - January 9; Black male; John H. Barker; Mary [not listed]; [owner/mother's residence not listed]

[Hulick], Bassil - October 15; Black male; Charles Hulick; Eliza [not listed]

[Pepper], Franklin - July 4; Black male; owner, Mary H. Pepper; Harriet [not listed]

Gibbons, Mary - December; Black female; John Gibbons; Betsey [not listed]

[Watson], Sarah - April _; Black female; Ann Watson; Louisa [not listed]

[Lightfoot], Sarah C. - April 9; Black female; F. D. Lightfoot; Abigail [not lsited]

 Godman, Ellen April 22, Black female, Godman, Allen  



1854

Thompson, Bob July 3, Black male, Thompson, Joseph



1855

Alexander September 20, Black male, Woodson, William G. (father)  

Ben December 6, Black male, Dance, Thomas (father)

Dick December 10, Black male, Lake, Joseph  

Eisey May 15, Black male, Barton, Jane (owner)

Murphy, not named December 7, Black male, before its time, Murphy, James

Not named October 18, Black male, Stowers, Ritchard

Riley October 8, Black male, Hobdy, John (father)

Sarah June 15, Black female, Lightfoot, F. D. (Father)

Synthia May 6, Black female, Hobdy, John (Father)


1856

Darcus February 14, Black female, Pepper, A. L. (father) Davis, Ira E. April 20, White male, Davis, Richard; Davis, Magdelia

Lidda September 15, Black female, Rush, Margaret (Father/Owner of Child)



1857

Buchanan March 20, Mulatto/black, Hall, Thomas G. (Father/Owner of Child)

Charles April 20, Black male, Lake, Joseph (Father/Owner of Child)

George February 18, Black male, Browning, Elijah (Father/Owner of Child)

Jane May 2, Black female, Childers, John (Father/Owner of Child)

Jarred May 2, Black male, Moore, Benj (Father/Owner of Child)

Susan June 15, Black female, Hall, Thomas G. (Father/Owner of Child)

Thomas September 26, Black male, Woodson, William (Father/Owner of Child)


1858

John - June 6, Black male, Murphy, James (Father/Owner of Child)

John - December 14, Black male, Garrard, Thomas L. (Father/Owner of Child)

Mary - April 19, Black female, Thompson, Joseph (Father/Owner of Child)

Sarah - December 18, Black female

 


1859

Ben - October 8, Black male, Browning, Elijah (Father/Owner of Child)  

Eliza - October 29, Black female, Duncan, Hansford (Father/Owner of Child)

 George - March 20, Black male, Bellew, Samuel (Father/Owner of Child)  

Kate - April 28, Black female, Boston, Jane (Father/Owner of Child)  

Mary - June 22, Black female, Boston, Cave K. (Father/Owner of Child)  

Reuben, November 8, Black male, Boston, Jane (Father/Owner of Child)  

 Sallie - October 12, Black female, Miller, Harrison (Father/Owner of child)  

 Tom - April 10, Black male, Watson, Ann (Father/Owner of Child)  



1875

Price, July 16, Colored female, Father ---, Price, Ellen



1876

Hitch, not named August, Black male, Hitch, Caleb; ---, Polly Ann

Moore, James R. May 27, Black male, Moore, Richard; Craig, Harriett

Regan, Eddie A. February 10, Black male, Regan, William; White, Elizabeth



1878

Conrad, John September 15, Black male, Conrad, Lewis; Arbucle, Kate

McGee, Clark August, Black male, McGee, Emison; Casey, Martha

Riddle, Francis October 1, Black male, Riddle, David; Rice, Francis

Wood, John June, Black male, Wood, John; Montgomery, Eliza

Woodfork, Albert December, Black male, Woodfork, David; Black, Martha


African-American Grant County Births

Please note:  Some of the following births are from the 1880 Census.  It does not list the day of birth for the child.  It lists the age of the child at the time of birth:  8/12 October means the child was eight months old in October of 1880.



Source:  Abstracted Court Records - Volume VI by Janet Pease.  Published by the Grant County Historical Society.
Grant Co Kentucky Birth Records


Adams, Mollie  Born 11/12 April, 1880, female, black.  Parents - Wash (57) and Annie (35) Adams, both born KY. page 134A 

Anderson, "Child" Born August 25, 1853, male, black slave, alive. Owner: James Anderson. page 2

Anglin, Eva.  Mulatto, female. Born February 12, 1880.  Granddaughter of Eliza Anglin, black, aged 40 years, born Ky.  page 37B

Boyers, a slave child. Born 15 November 1852. Female, black, alive. Owner: A.S. Boyers. Mother: not given   page 3

Boyers, child.  Born 13 February 1856 at the residence of the owner. Female, black alive. Owner: Esau Boyer  page 2

Brannon, Leslie.  male, black.  8/12 October 1880.  Probably the son of Emily Brannon, black age. 25 years born in Kentucky.  Pg 101A 

Brown, Hettie.  Black, female. 10/12 September. Joe (40) and Eliza (36) Brown, born Virginia and Kentucky. Pg. 27A.

Brown, Jas. W.  Black, male. 2 /12 April. No relationship given to Mary (27) Brown, housekeeper, born Ky. Pg 29A 

Burroughs, Child.  Female, black. born 21 March 1876 at residence of parents. Daughter of Jarvis e. Burroughs (no birthplace given) and Mary Neal, born Pendleton County. Parents reside in Grant County. 1876 births page 1

Callahan, (Black slave of)  Born 6 April 1852. Female, "black and white", alive. Owner: J. R. Callahna.  Mother: Mary Ann Huffman. (this child's race is marked both as black and white, but it is called a "black slave" in the remarks column.) 1852 births, page 3.

Callahan, (Black slave of). Born April 6, 1852, female, "black and white", alive. Owner: J. R. Callahan. Mother: Mary Ann Huffman. (this child's race is marked both as black and white, but is it called a "black slave" in the "remarks" column.)

Cason, Thomas. born 15 February 1858. Male black alive. Owner: Lewis Cason. Mother: Margaret. O. J. Lindsey. MD1858 births page 1

Clark, Child.  Born 29 January 1854 at Dry Ridge. Male, black, alive. Owner: Jno. T. Clark of Dry ridge; no mother named.1854 births, page 1.

Clark, Child.  Born 9 September 1855 at the residence of Jno Clark.  Female, black, alive. Owner: Jno Clark and Eliza Clark. 1855 births, page 1.

Clark, Wm.  Black male.  4/12 February.  William (31) and Mesie (18) Clark born Virginia/Ky. Pg 37A 1880

Clarkson, Child born 13 May 1856 at the residence of W. Henderson.  Male, black, alive.  Owner: R. Clarkson dec'd. Mother: Mahala, a colored woman.1856 births, page 2

Clay, Grant.  Black, male, Born 1/12 May 1880.  Parents: Addison (27) and Rachael (30) Clay, both born Ky. 

Collins, "Child". Born September 7, 1853, female, black slave, alive. Owner: James W. Collins. Mother not listed.

Collins, Child.  Born 7 September 1853.  Female, black, slave, alive. Owner: James W. Collins. Mother not listed. 
 
Conrad, Child.  Born 30 April 1854 on Arnold's Creek.  Female, black, alive.  Owner: Selden Conrad of Grant Country. Mother not listed.

Craig, Child.  Born 16 March 1856 at the residence of Doct. Fish.  Female, black alive.  This child is a servant of D.E. Craig.

Cummins, Child.  Born 4 February 1857 in Grant County.  Male black alive.  Owner: P. Cummins of Grant County; Mother not listed.

Daugherty, "black slave of".  Born September 11, 1852, female, black, alive.  Owner: Jos. Daugherty. Mother not listed.

Dickerson, (black slave).  Born January 28, 1852, male, black, alive.  Owner: Rich'd Dickerson. Mother's name not listed.  Owner of Grant County. 

Dickerson, Child.  Born 2 February 1853. Female, black, servant, alive.  Owner: Rich'd Dickerson
 
Dickerson, Child.  Born 27 October 1856 at the residence of B. F. Dickerson.  Male black slave, alive.  Owner: B.F. Dickerson. Mother: Sally Dickerson. 

Dickerson, Edward.  Born 14 February 1859.  Male, black alive.  Owner/parent; R. A. and Jane Dickerson of Grant Co.  O. J. Lindsey MD 

Elliott, Martha.  Born 1 September 1855 at the residence of James Elliott.  Female black alive.  Owner: Jas. Elliott and Harriet Elliott.

Elliston, Jas.  Mulatto, male.  8/12, October.  No relationship given to Robt (28) and Clara (21) Elliston, who are both listed as white,  Jas. may  be the son of their servant, Lucy Elliston, Mulatto, female, aged 26 years, born Ky.  Pg 23 A, 1880

Enison, Estelle. Mulatto, female. 1/12 April. Alla (21) and Alice (19) Enison, born Virginia/Ky.  Pg. 19B, 1880

Evans, John.  Mulatto, male.  3/12 February.  Grandson to Bennett Evans, black aged 45 years, born in  Ky.  Pg.35A 1880

Finney, John R.  Black, male.  3/10 March.  Son of Rachael (31) Finney, black, born Ky. Pg 110B 1880

Garner, Pearl, Black, female.  7/12 November. Felix (27) and George Ann (25) Garner both born Ky. Pg 113A 1880

Grant, Child.  Born 1 October 1855 at the residence of G. W. Grant. Male, black, alive.  Owner: Mr. Grant.   Mother not listed.

Gregg, twin children.  Born 6 March 1854.  Male and Female, black, alive.  Owner: Thomas Gregg Grant County.

Hart, Child - 06/26/1897 at Crittenden.  Female; Black; Alive.  Daughter of William Hart & Belle Fenney of Crittenden. Father born in Indiana; mother born at Boone County, Kentucky.

Henderson, "black child".  Born January 5, 1852, male, black, alive.  No father/owner listed. Moth Hannah Henderson of Grant County.

Henderson, Child.  Born 14 January 1856 at the house of Hannah Henderson.  Male black, alive. No parents listed.

Henderson, Child.  Born 29 November 1857 in Grant County.  Male black, alive.  Owner: W.W. Henderson of Grant County, born Grant County. Mother born in US of A.  Mother not listed.

Hogan, Child.  Born 9 April 1856 at the residence of O.P. Hogan.  Female, black, slave, alive.  Owner: O.P. Hogan.  Mother not listed.

Hogan, Child.  Born 2 March 1856 at the residence of Geo. Nichols.  Female, black alive.  Owner: O.P. Hogan.  Mother not listed.

Hogan, Child.  Born 27 January 1855 at the residence of O.P. Hogan.  No sex given, black, alive.  Owner: O.O. Hogan. Mother not listed.

Hogan, Oscar.  Born 1 May 1857 in Grant County.  Male, Black, alive.  Owner. O.P. Hogan Mother of Grant County. Mother not listed.

Jackson, Sarah E.   Black, female. 10/12 August.  John H. (24) and Jennie (20) Jackson, both born KY.  Pg. 110B 1880

Jamison, Child.  Female, Black.  Born 12 September 1875 at Williamstown.  Owner: Alexander Jamison born Williamstown.  Mother Easter. 

Kendall, Samuel.  Born April 27, 1853, no sex listed, black slave, alive.  Owner: Haydon Kendall.  Mother not listed.

Kendall, "Child".  Born December 25, 1853, female, black slave, alive.  Owner: Alf. Kendall.  Mother not listed.

Kendall, Child.  Born 11 September 1855 at the residence of Alf. Kendall. Female, black, alive.  Owner: Alf. Kendall.  Mother not listed.

Kendall, Child.  Born 13 August 1857 in Grant County. Male black alive.  Owner: Lewis Kendall of Grant County; mother and owner both born in Grant County.  Mother not listed.

Kendall, Child.  Born 25 December 1853. Female, black slave, alive.  Owner: Alf. Kendall. Mother not listed.

Kendall, Child.  Born 26 January 1854 on the Falmouth Road.  Female, black, alive.  Owner: Alf'd Kendall of the Falmouth Road.  Mother not listed.

Kendall, Child. Born 26 May 1858 in Grant County.  Female, black, alive.  Owner: Alfred Kendall.  No place of residence of birthplace given.  Mother not listed. 

Kendall, Child.  Born 5 April 1853.  Female, black slave, alive.  Owner: Lewis Kendall.  Mother not listed.

Kendall, Child.  Born 8 August 1855 at the residence of L. Kendall. Female, black, alive. Owner : L. Kendall.  Mother not listed.

Kendall, Samuel.  Born 27 April 1853.  No sex listed, black slave, alive.  Owner: Haydon Kendall.  Mother not listed.

Kendall, Slave child.  Born 7 October 1852.  Female, black, alive.  Owner: Haydon Kendall.  Mother not listed.

Kendricks, Charles.  Black, male.  Born 10/12 August.  Probably son of Davie (25) Kendricks, black female, born Ky.  Pg 108B. 1880

Kensloe, "Black child".  Born 26 July 1852. Female, black, alive.  Owner: Jas. Kensloe.  Mother not listed.

Kinslaer, Child.  Born 13 January 1856 at the residence of the owner.  Male, black, alive. Owner: James Kinslaer.  Mother not listed.

Kinslaer, Child.  Born 25 May 1857 in Grant County.  Female, black, alive.  Owner: Jas. Kinslaer of Grant County.

Lair, Mahala.  Mulatto, female.  Born  6/12 November. Eliza (50?) Lair, born Kentucky, housekeeper.  Pg 3B, 1880.

Layer, Child.  Born 22 March 1857 in Grant County.  Female Mulatto alive.  Father unknown.  Mother: Mahala Layer of Grant County.  Birthplace of father supposed to be in Grant Co., Ky; mother born in Harrison Co. Kentucky.  1857 births not paged.

Lee, John.  Mulatto, male.  Born 4/12. February.  Anthony (45) and Jane (43) Lee both born Va.  Antony listed as black and Jane is listed as a Mulatto.  Pg 31 B. 1880

Leevy, Frank.  Mulatto, male. Born  5/12 January.  Nannie A. Leevy (32) born Kentucky.  Page 1B  Nannie is a cook living in the household of George Overstreet. 1880

Lemmon, Child.  Born 25 January 1857 in Grant County.  Male Black, born dead.  Owner Geo. Lemmon of Grant Co. born Grant County. Mother not listed.

Lewis, Sarah.  Black female. Born 11/12 February.  Son (this is crossed out.) of Alfred (40) and Elizabeth (20) Lewis, born Ky.  Page 112 B 1880

Long, George A.  Male, black.  Born 5 December 1875.  Son of Lewis Long born Grant County and Alice Williams born Gallatin Co. KY. 

Loyd, Child.  Born 7 January 1852.  Male, black (crossed out), alive.  Son of N. R. Loyd and Jane Daniel of Grant County. 

Lucas, Child.  Born 22 November 1856 at the residence of owner Squire Lucas. Male black alive. Owner: Squire Lucas.  Mother not listed.

Lucas, Child.  Born 7 September 1854 at Williamstown.  Female, black alive. Owner: Squire Lucas of Willliamstown.  Mother not listed.

Madison, Hays.  Black, male. Born  6/12 no month given.  Henry (50) and Cinda (38) Madison, born Virginia and Ky.  Pg 35A 1880

Male black born illegitimate 22 November 1874.  Father name not readable, appears to be "not known" born Grant County. Mother; Mary Coulson, black, born Woodford County. 

Martin, "col'd child".  Born January 16, 1853, male, black, alive.  Owner: Benj'a Nichols. Mother not listed.

Mcclure, Child.  Born 25 May 1857.  Male black alive. born in Grant County.  Owner: James McClure of Grant County.  Mother not listed.

McGee, Garfield.  Black male. 2/12 no month given.  Orlando (26) and Amanda (22) McGee both born Kentucky.  Pg 18A, 1880.

McGinness, Colored female C. Dean.  Born 13 May 1854 at the residence of T.J. McGinness.  Female, black, alive.  Owner: T. J. McGinness.  Mother not listed.

Merrell, Child. Born 14 November 1854 at Downingsville Road.  Female, black, alive. Owner: B.K. Merrell of the Downingsville Road.  Mother not listed.

Merrell, Child. Born 16 February 1857 in Grant County. Male black, alive. Owner: S.B. Merrell of Grant County. Birthplace of father and mother not known.  Mother not listed.

Merrell, Child.  Born 24 December 1855 at the residence or P. McMertry.  Male, black, alive.  Owner: S. B. Merrill.  Mother not listed.

Merrill, "colored boy".  Born 2 February 1855 at residence of P. McMertry.  Male black alive.  Owner: S.B. Merrill of Grant County.  Mother not listed.
 
Monroe, Charles.  Black, male. 3/12 March. Thomas (28) and Amanda (27) Monroe, both born Ky.  Pg 113A 1880

Musselman, Jose M.  Female, Mulatto.  Born 9 August 1878.  Daughter of J. W. Musselman born Harrison County and Miss Thompson born Grant County.

Myers, Black child.   Born 17 February 1852. (No sex given, black, alive.)  Owner: Lewis Myers.  Mother not listed.

Nichols, "col'd child".  Born 16 January 1853. Male, black, alive Owner. Benj'a Nichols.  Mother not listed.

Nichols, Child.  Born 7 December 1854 on the Warsaw Ridge. Female black, alive.  Owner: Benj. N. Nichols of Warsaw Ridge.  Mother not listed.

O'Hara Child.  Born 10 February 1856 at the residence of the owner.  Female, black, alive.  Owner: Jas. O'Hara.  Mother not listed.

O'Hara Child.  Born 14 December 1857 in Grant county. Male, black, born dead.  O wner: Jas. O'hara born Grant County.  Mother born U.S. of A.  Mother not listed.

O'Hara, Child.  Born 13 October 1853.  Female, black, slave, alive.  Owner: Chas. O'Hara. Mother not listed. 

O'Hara, Child.  Born 29 April 1857 in Grant county.  Female, black alive. Father: Jas. O'Hara Owen.  Mother not listed.

Porterfield, Child.  Born 12/30/1897 at Dry Ridge.  Female; Black; Alive.  Daughter of Boid Porterfield & Miss Williams of Dry Ridge.  Both parents born at Grant County.

Reed child.  Born 10 February 1855 at the residence of its owner C.D. Reed.  Female, black, alive. Owner: Mr. Reed.  Mother not listed.

Rice, Cora.  Black, female.  Born 5/12 December.  George (50) and Eliza (40) Rice, both born Ky.  Pg 130A 1880

Riddell, Child.   Born 11/06/1897 at Crittenden.  Female; Black; Alive.  Daughter of Henry Riddell & Susie Swoope of Crittenden.  Father born at Kenton County, Kentucky; mother born at Mt. Zion, Grant County.

Russels, Mary Mulatto, female.  Born  1/12 April. Geo. W. (36) and Emeline (25) Russels, both born Ky. Pg 40A 1880.

Russwell, child. Female, black.  Born 1 August 1875 in Williamstown.  Daughter of George W. Ruswell (no birthplace given) and Emaline Robison born Grant County.  Parents are residents of Williamstown.

Simmons, Mollie.  Mulatto, female. 1/12 no month given.  Chas. (40) and Annie (18) Simmons, born Virginia/Ky.  Pg 25B 1880

Smith, Child.  Born 04/09/1897.  Female; Black; Alive.  Daughter of Sandiford Smith & Jane Brown of Grant County.

Steers, Eliza J.  Born 12 August 1859.  Female, mulatto, alive.  Daughter of of W. H. Steers and Josephine Gouge of Grant Co.

Stewart, Child.  Born 4 February 1856 at the residence of the owner.  Female, black, alive.  Owner: Wm. Stewart.  Mother not listed.

Stowers, William.  Mulatto, male.  Born 1/12, May.  William (36) and Eveline (38) Stowers, born Virginia/Ky.  Pg 110A 1880

Swope, Amanda.  Black, female.  Born 10/12 no month given.  Lewis (27) and May (30) Swope both born KY.  Pg.92A 1880

Taylor, "Child".  Born 20 February 1852 . Male (crossed out); black (crossed out); born alive.  Son (?) of Thos. H. Taylor and Susan Westlake of Grant County. 

Thomas, "col'd boy of" .  Born 21 February 1853. Male, black, alive.  Owner: Hez'h Thomas.  Mother not listed.

Thomas, (Black slave).  Born 13 January 1852, female, black, alive.  Owner: Hez Thomas. Mother not listed.  Owner of Grant County. 

Thomas, Addie N.  Female, black.  Born 1 May 1878.  Daughter of George Thomas born Mr.? and Miss Bush, born Boone Co., Ky 

Thomas, child.  Born 22 September 1854 on the Warsaw Road.  Female, black, alive.  Owner: Hez. Thomas of Warsaw Road.  Mother not listed.

Thompson, Child.  Born  11/10/1897 at Dry Ridge.  Female; Black; Alive.  Daughter of Arthur Thompson & Miss Craig of Dry Ridge.  Mother born at Grant County.

Tone, John.  Black, male. 2/12 April.  Probably the son of Lotta Tone, black female. (20) born Ky. Pg. 110A same house as above entry. 1880

Tucker, Child. Born 27 September 1856 at the residence of the owner.  Male, black, alive.  Owner: Wm. B. Tucker. Mother: Emily.

Tucker, Eliza B.  Born 6 March 1854 at Dry Ridge.  Female, black, alive.  Owner: Wm. Tucker of Dry Ridge.  No mother named.

Tungate, David.  Born 28 January 1854 on Dry Ridge. Male Black alive.  Owner: Uriel Tunage of Dry Ridge.  Mother not listed.

Tungate, Everline. Born 8 September 1855 at the residence of U. Tongate. Female black alive. Owner: U. Tongate and Birdella.  

Tungate, Margaret. Born 30 March 1857 in Grant County. Female, black, alive. Owner: Urial Tungate.  Mother: Bird Ellen of Grant County. Owner born in Grant Co.Ky.

Tunis, Child.  Born 26 November 1854 at Willliamstown.  Female, black, alive. Owner: N. C. Tunis of Williamstown.  Mother not listed.

Webb, Child.  Born 28 November 1853. Male, black, alive.  Owner: Wm. Webb.  Mother not listed.

Webster, black slave named Arlund.  Born 18 December 1852.  Male, black, alive. Owner: Jos? Webster Sr.  Mother: Sally (black) of Grant County.

William, Charles H.  Black male.  Born 6/12 November.  Son of Waverly (24) and Mary (20) William, born Virginia/Ky. pg 22A, 1875

Williams, Child.  Born 14 December 1859.  Male black alive. Owner? parents? WC.   Mother not listed.

Winster, Jimmie.  Black male.  Born 3/12 February. Son of  James (27) and Candus (26) Winster, born Va/Ky.   James is a farm laborer. 1880

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