John Jay Dickey Diaries. “Ghosts of Kentucky, Volume 1 Supplement.”

The Following are Abstracts taken from the John Jay Dickey Diaries. “Ghosts of Kentucky, Volume 1 Supplement.”

Baker, Rev of the M.E. Church

Roll 3 Pg 1602 1 Jan 1896


Baker, Mr. A.C.

A young lawyer from Covington.  On YMCA Committee.

Roll 1 Pg 150,265,423 Feb 1884 / 29 Mar 1885           Jackson


Baker, A.W.

On town board, his brother and brother-in-law are too. He owns a saloon.

Roll 3, Pg 1982 dated 3 Jan 1898 Manchester.


Baker, Abner- Made salt near “Dr” Burchell.  Dr. Baker was cousin of “Juder Bob” Baker and Francis Clark.. Abner was the first clerk of Co. Information by: Anderson Philpot

 Roll 3, Pg 2198, 2221 and Roll 4, Page 2715.  Dated  Mar 1898 / 20 Mar 1899 Clay Co.


Baker, Allen

Writes from Jackson, Breathitt, KY wants to sell out here and settle there. A brother has gone to Barboursville to look around.

Roll 3 Pg 2041,2471 and 2521. Dated April 1898 / June 1898 / July 1898 Manchester


Baker , Andrew

Baptized Jesse Bolling at Black Water church, now Hawkins Co. TN. Information by; Jason W. Bolling.

Roll 3 Pg 2344 15 June 1898 Benge


Baker, Mr. Ans  (Ance).

Under peace bond for shooting on street.  He was a Saloon Keeper.  Ance and John fought Holland Campbell on Laurel Creek.

Roll 3 Pg 1931, 1967, 2041 dated 8 Nov 1897 / 31 Jan 1898    Manchester


Baker, Billy

Brother of George who was buried yesterday. Billy was hung for killing Frank Prewitt, but his wife, on her death bed, said she did it. Information by: John D. COLDIRON

Roll 3 Pg 2225, 2226 dated 9 Apr 1898


Baker, Bowling, Senator

Brother of John, Senator (called “Teneretta” / “Rent-A”). Bowling, (son of Senator) Junior, was bound to Daughter White to learn salt making. He killed Morgan Dezan. Then Bowling fled the county. Information by: A.E. Robertson.

Roll 3, Pg 2282-83 Apr 1898


Baker, “old” Cana

Made up rhyme on the “Cattle War”. The Baker’s and Garrad’s were always together.

Information by: Jason W. Bolling.

Roll 3 Pg 2344, 2422 dated 15 June 1898      Benge


Baker , Charles, Surveyor

Roll 3, page 1678 dated 9 May 1896


Baker, Clem “Rev”

Spoke at Pastor’s conference here.

Roll 7- Pg 5571 dated 12 June 1927                Winchester


Baker, Cord

Has little daughter.

Roll 3, page 1933 dated 11 Nov 1897 Manchester


Baker, Dan

Visited here

Roll 3 Pg 2545 23 July 1898             Wooton, KY


Baker, Dr.

Hung here, (said David Y. Lyttle ) for killing Daniel BATES. “Dr” was “crazy” and jealous of his wife.

Information by: Henry Lucas

Roll 3, page 2092 Manchester


Baker, Frank Nelson “Dr”

Of Winona IN. Spoke at the Sunday School Conference at Berea.

Roll 6, Pg 5078, dated 12 July 1924  Flemingsburg


Baker, Gardner

Has place here. Wilson Howard killed near here. John and Tom Baker accused of the killing. Baker’s and the Howard’s are on the outs.

Roll 3, Pg 2034-35, dated 13 Apr 1898           Crane Creek/ Clay Co.


Baker, Garrard

Roll 3 Pg 2548 24 July 1898             Hyden


Baker, Jack

½ brother to Isaac BAKER. Died on Cutshin at about 100.

Roll  3- page 2280  dated Apr 1898



Married Rachel Fields

Roll 3 Pg 2280 dated Apr 1898


Baker, Jackson

Married Sallie Maggard. An old man near Bufflo. Information by: Reuben Maggard

 Roll 3 ,Page  2141 dated  1898


Baker, James (Claybank)

Married Esther Robertson. Son of John Sen (Teneretta)

Roll 3, page 2282, dated  Apr 1898


BAKER, James

Married Sallie DAVIDSON

Roll 3 Pg 2216 30 Mar 1898



Died in NC recently at about 105. He was very rich.

Roll 3, Page 2278-80, dated Apr 1898







Baker, John

Frank Clark and John shot and killed on Horse Creek, Clay Ky. Creek, in Clay Co. Kentucky on  20 July 1898. Dick McCollum was with them, but O.K.  John was charged with lots of crimes. He was young about 25; He has a wife and 1 or 2 kids. He is Garrard Baker.

Roll 3, page 2547-48, dated 24 July 1898 Hyden.


Baker, John

A  ½ brother to George, hence an ½ Uncle to Tom. Has turned against Torn and the others and is stirring up trouble.

Roll 3 Pg 2521 dated  July 1898       Manchester


Baker, John

Of Perry Co. John Baker son of “Juder Bob” Baker, married Lucinda Amis/ Amos. They were step brother and sister. Genealogy by Jason Bolling.

Roll 2 Pg 1402 / Roll 3 Pages 2249, 2282 ,2221  dated 28 July 1890 / Apr 1898


Baker, John G.

Son of George. John was called “Cana the Rhymer”.

Information by: A.E. Robertson.

Roll 3, page  2283  dated  April  1898



Baker, John “Teneretta” (“Rent-a”)

Pa of “Juder Bob”. Great great grandson of Jason Bolling. He came to Buffalo Creek from Boyle Co. He was uncle of Robert P. Letcher, Gay. of KY. Information by: Jason Bolling.

Roll 3 Pg 2221,2282-83 dated 8 Apr 1898     Manchester, Clay, KY


Baker, Julius Robert            – Called “Juder Bob”, married widow of John Amis/ Amos. He is great grandpa of Jason W. Bolling. His son John married Lucinda Amis (step brother and sister). “Juder Bob” was in war of 1812. He is buried in Buffalo, Owsley Co. Son of John (“Teneretta” / “Rent-a”) Information by: Jason Bolling.

Roll 3 Pg 2221-2, 2344 dated  8 Apr 1898     Manchester, Clay, KY


Baker, Lilly


Roll 3 Pg 1932  dated 9 Nov 1897   Manchester


Baker, “Mr”

Young. Gave the first public display of a radio.

Roll 6 Pg 4828  dated 18 Jan 1923  Flemingsburg


Baker, Nancy

Married Roderick McIntosh in Hancock Co.TN.   Information by: R.G. Lewis    

Roll 3 Pg 2259-60  dated 23 Apr 1898            Hyden.


Baker, Nathan

Killed in accident with mules and car 24 Sep 1923. He was a Carter Co. farmer, here to buy and sell stock. He lived about 3 miles form Oliver Hill. The car was driven by Oscar Lytle. He left a wife and 3 kids.

Roll 6 Pg 4961-2  dated 25 Sep 1923              Flemingsburg


Baker, Perly “Dr”

National Superintendent of Anti Saloon League.

Roll 5 Pg 3970 dated 23 Dec 1912  Washington D.C.




Bowling, Eli

Killed by John Cundiff, uncle of Henry Lucas. (A bully with great power) They quarreled about Milly Henson, and John stabbed Eli. Eli was bad and his son James looked for John. Elijah born 1798 at 3 forks of Powell River, Lee, VA. His pa was Jessie and his ma Mary Pennington of Lee Co. VA.

Roll. 3 Pg 2112 / Roll 3 Pg 2344 dated  22 Dec 1897/ June 1898              Clay Co.  Benge


Bowling, “Rev” Hughes

I am a preacher in the Missionary Baptist Church. I joined in 1884. I was born 8 Apr 1857, Bull Creek, Clay, KY.

Roll 3 Pg 2246-48 Apr 1898              Hector Creek


Bowling, James

Had a sister Mollie who married a Gilbert. James had a brother who was the father of “Hungry” John Bowling/Bolling, who is still living on Sinking Creek, Knox, KY.  James’ brother also the father of Mrs. John Holland, mother of Anderson Holland , of Martins Creek, Clay, Ky. She is still living.  James Bowling drowned in well (near Tanyard Branch), called McHone hole. James married Mahala Wilson

 Roll 3- pages 2160,2194,2246 dated  1898  Clay Co. KY


Bowling/Bolling, Jason Walker

Jason said his great grandpa “Rev” Jesse Bolling, baptisted “Rev” John Gilbert. I am great great grandson of “Teneretta” Baker, great grandson of Julius or “Juder” Baker.

Roll 3-Pg 2181, 2221, 2344  dated Mar 1898 / 8 Apr 1898 / 15 June 1898            Benge, Clay KY  and Manchester, Clay, KY.



Bolling/ Bowling

Of Clay Co. sell whiskey for John F. Young. Early settlers on Middle Fork.

Roll. 3-  Pg 2211 and 2420

Roll 4- Pg 2737 dated 1898 / 26 Mar 1899



One married ? Maggard.  One never married.  Children of Jesse.

 Roll 3 Pg 2343-5  dated 15 June 1898           Benge


Great Grandmother of David B. Redwine. She was of Russell Co., Va. Information by William J. Cope

Roll 3, Pg. 2538   Jackson




Married Susan Baker.  Parents of Jason Walker Bolling.

 Roll 3- Pg 2221, dated 1898


Bolling, Benjamin

Born about 1852-3. Son of “Maj” John and Elizabeth Blair. One of 19 sons.  Information by: Jason W. Bolling

Roll 3- Pg 2344 dated 15 June 1898                Benge


Bolling, Delany

Of MO. Son of “Maj’ John and Elizabeth Blair.  One of 19 sons. Information by: Jason W. Bolling

Roll 3- Pg 2344-5 , dated 15 June 1898          Benge


Bolling, Eli

John Cundiff, uncle of Henry Lucas, killed Eli Bowling who was a bully, a man of great power. Milly Henson was the woman they had a quarrel about. Bowling kicked John Cundiff, a small man. He went away and came back with a dirk knife, called Bowling to the door and plunged it into him. He died in a few minutes. John left the country and never retuned. Eli Bowling was a bad man. His son James, was hunting for John when he met grandfather Cundiff, who said “Jim, put that gun down. We have gotten rid of 2 bad men and let the matter stop.”   Information by: Henry Lucas.

Roll 3-  Pg 2112 dated 22 Dec 1897                Manchester


Bolling, Elijah

Grandfather to Jason W. Elijah born 1798 at 3 Forks of Powell River in Lee Co., Va. and was 12 when his father came to Perry Co., KY. Son of Jesse.  Information by: Jason W. Bolling

Roll 3- Pg 2344 dated 15 June 1898                Benge


Bolling, Graham

Was shot and killed by Stephen Robison, Eli Bolling, and M.C Jones were shot also. Information by: “Judge” Dickerson

Roll 3 page 2172


Bolling, Jason Walker

My great grandfather, Jesse BOLLING, came to KY in 1810. My grandfather was Elijah. Daniel Duff baptized my grandfather Elijah. “Rev” Andrew Baker baptized my great grandfather at Black Water Church, now Hawkins Co., TN. My great great grandfather was “Maj” John Bolling, he had 19 sons. I do not know that there were any daughters. John Gilbert and John Amis married sisters of James, Eli and John Bolling.  Jason gives his “Baker” genealogy, Roll 3 Pg 2221.

Roll. 3 Pg 2221, 2344-6 dated 8 Apr 1898 / 15 June 1898


Bolling, Mary

Abijah Gilbert’s father went to Richmond to get license to marry Mary Bolling, who had brothers: Eli, John, William and Levi. Sister Nancy married John Sizemore.

Roll 3 – page 2383


Bolling, Robert

Son of “Maj” John and Elizabeth Blair Bolling.  One of 19 sons. Information by: Jason W. Bolling

Roll 3- Pg 2344, dated 15 June 1898               Benge


Bolling, William

Son of “Maj” John and Elizabeth Blair Bolling. William married Martha Jefferson, sister of President Thomas  Jefferson. One of 19 sons.

Roll 3 Pg 2344 dated 1898                Benge


Bolling, William

Married Deborah Duff. Daniel Duff  baptized Elijah Bolling

Roll 3- page 2319  dated May 1898



Roll 4 Pg 3272  dated 24 Jan 1902  Washington


Byrley, Naomi

(2) wife of Robert Carnahan. They married in Clay Co.

Roll 3- Pg 2297,2301 dated 1898.



Married Sookey Roberts. (female).

Roll 3, page 2065, 2217 dated 1897



Came to town Saturday and died Sunday.

Roll 3, page 1969, dated 13 Dec 1897 Manchester


Bowling, Dan

Has brother Dave, grandson of Eli, son of James

Roll 3, Page 2246-7 dated 22 April 1898  Hector Creek


Allman, Douglass/Duglass

Of Harris and Allman. Mr. Allaman bricklayer on academy.

Roll 2 Pg 705,837,919  and  Roll 3 Pg 1676  dated 4 Nov 1886 / 8 May 1896


Alton, G.W. “Bro”

Had his funeral. Left wife and 3 kids and their families. Mrs. S.B. Tully, lives in Manchester, 0. and her 2 sons, J.W. and C.D. in Covington, KY

Roll 6 Pg 4723  dated 24 Apr 1922  Maysville



Married Susanna Boggs. Daughter of Rebecca and Abel. Information by:

Rebecca Maggard.

Roll 3 Pg 2262 Apr 1898    Montgomery Co. KY


AMBROSE, “Rev” and M.D.

He married William Holland SHOCKLEY to Ann Eliza DICKEY 7 May 1851.

 Roll 3 Pg 2380 / Roll 5 Pg 3834,4235  dated 1898 / 1911 / 1917



Her husband was a minister, also an M.D. Information by: Mrs. Martha J. GILBERT

Roll 3 Pg 2262 / Roll 5 Pg 3834,4235 dated 1898 / 1911 / 1917


AMIX, George

Received medal at school

Roll 4 Pg 3179 dated 4 June 1901   Hazel Green


AMOS, A.R. “Mrs.”

At Library meeting.

Roll 6 Pg 5059  dated 6 May 1924  Flemingsburg


AMOS, John (or AMY / AMIS / AMUS)

Was first settler about mouth of Cutshin. John was killed at first term of court in Clay Co. Oct 1807. James TODD saw John AMOS killed. Killed by Joel ELKINS, whom he had partly raised. A relative, Lincoln AMOS, came and got land at Cutshin after John’s death. William BEGLY had possesion. John was in “Cattle War”. John was brother-in-law of John GILBERT, having married BOLLING sisters. Wiley, a son of John. Information by: John EVERSOLE and Andrew COMBS

 Roll 3- Pg 2120,2125,2126,2182,2271,2321,1676  dated 8 May 1896  Clay Co.


AMOS / AMIS Lucinda

Married John BAKER (step brother and sister) Information by: Jason BOLLING

 Roll 3 Pg 2221 dated  8 Apr 1898   Manchester


AMOS, “Mrs”

Sister to William Jackson (Jack) HENDRICK. Also to sisters in Kansas City, MO.

Roll 6 Pg 5173 dated  23 Feb 1925  Flemingsburg


AMOS, Susan

Married Charles HOUSE (HOWES). Information by Melville JOHNSON

Roll 3 Pg 2128 dated  Jan 1898        Clay Co.


AMOS, Thomas

In 3rd Battalion of 14th KY Cavalery. Information by: William B. EVERSOLE

Roll 3 Pg 2146



AMOS, Wiley

Had “war” with William  STRONG. Wiley, Toni, Anse, and Bob AMOS/AMIS left after STRONG was killed after “Cattle War”. The STRONG & AMIS “war” in 1873, was result of “Cattle War”. Not really an AMOS, he was born out of wedlock and took his Mother’s name. ( his ma was a BOLLING ) Was a son of John AMOS’ widow. Information by: John EVERSOLE

Roll 3 Pg 2125,2412,2424 July 1898 Clay Co.



Spoke at Dist. Convention here.

Roll 6 Pg 5344 dated  23 May 1926   Fairview


ANDERSON. “Bishop”

Mrs. ANDERSON formerly lived in Maysville, both of Cincinnati now.

Roll 5 page 4161 / Roll 5 page 4451, dated 24 Feb 1916 / 19 May 1910               Lexington



Of Pittsburg

Roll 3 Pg 1888  dated  Sep 1897



C.W. ANDERSON steward of church

Roll 3 Pg 1637, 1831 dated 4 Mar 1896 / 1 Apr 1897



Secretary of Bible class. Charles was a “Romanists” (Catholic).

Roll 5 Page 4099, 4116 dated 8 Feb 1915     Hutchison







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