Location: Floyd County KY

Biography of Thomas Owens

THOMAS OWENS, – Thomas Owens, a pioneer of 1843, was born in Tazewell county, Virginia, in 1808. His father, Thomas Owens, was born in Wyeth county, Virginia, in 1757, and with his family came to Floyd county, Kentucky, in 1814, where he lived to the age of ninety-four. Father Owens, as his Kentucky neighbors called him, was we are told, “A valued citizen, known as a good husband, affectionate father and kind master.” Thomas Owens, the subject of this sketch, was a born pioneer, having the courage to bring his wife and three children across the plains with the immigration

Slave Narrative of Charlie Richmond

Interviewer: John I. Sturgill Person Interviewed: Charlie Richmond Location: Prestonsburg, Kentucky We are unable to interview ex-slaves in Floyd County, so far as anyone we are able to contact knows, there are no living ex-slaves in the County. There are several colored people. The majority of them reside at Tram, Kentucky, Floyd County, in a kind of colored colony, having been placed there just after the Civil War. A small number of colored people live in the vicinity of Wayland, Kentucky, the original being the remains of a wealthy farmer of Civil War day, by name of Martin. The colored people

Biography of George B. Shepherd

GEORGE B. SHEPHERD. This gentleman is one of the prosperous farmers and successful merchants of Stone County, Missouri, and has resided here since 1871, coming thither from the vicinity of Terre Haute, Indiana He was born in Floyd County, Kentucky, August 31, 1832, and was a son of David and Lucretia (Hale) Shepherd, both of whom were natives of Lee County, Virginia They were among the early pioneers of the Blue Grass State, and made their settlement at the head of Licking River where they improved a farm, and where the father also followed the-calling of a stone mason and

Floyd County, Kentucky Census Records

1790 Floyd County, Kentucky Census Records Free 1790 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free Hosted at Census Guide 1800 U.S. Census Guide 1800 Floyd County, Kentucky Census Records Free 1800 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free Hosted at Census Guide 1800 U.S. Census Guide 1810 Floyd County, Kentucky Census Records Free 1810 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free Hosted at Floyd County USGenWeb Archives Project Census Enumeration Surname Index Hosted at Census Guide 1810 U.S. Census Guide 1820 Floyd County, Kentucky Census

Floyd County, Kentucky Cemetery Records

Floyd County, Kentucky Cemeteries The following cemeteries are hosted by Kentucky GenWeb Archives Abel Johnson Cemetery Adkins Cemetery Andrew Jackson May Cemetery Armina Martin Cemetery Auxier Cemetery Bailey Cemetery Baker Cemetery G.W.Baldridge Cemetery Willie Bentley Cemetery Beverly Samons Cemetery Boyd Bottom Cemetery Bradley Cemetery Broglin Family Cemetery Bruce Hall Cemetery Buckingham Cemetery Case Cemetery Caudill Cemetery Charlie B. Patton Cemetery Click Cemetery Coburn Cemetery Condy Blankinship Cemetery Cury Family Cemetery Dingus Cemetery Earl Webb Cemetery Elisha Johnson Cemetery Felix May Cemetery Flannery Cemetery Fraley Cemetery Frasure Family Cemetery Frazier Cemetery Green Samons Cemetery G.W. Hall Cemetery Hagans Cemetery Hagans Cemetery

List of Slave Owners

The List of People who owned Slaves in Floyd County include: Sophia Lane, Lanesville. Jim Lane, Lanesville Gilbert Higgins, Wilson’s Creek George May, Maytown Hi Morgan, Prestonsburg Penny J. Sizemore, Prestonsburg Samuel P. Davidson, Prestonsburg I. Richmond, Prestonsburg Valentine Mayo, Prestonsburg —- Lanes, Prestonsburg Kennie Hatcher, Lanesville Morgan Clark, John’s Creek Daniel Hager, Hager Shoals near what is Auxier, Ky. Adam Gayheart, Prestonsburg John P. Martin, Prestonsburg Jacob Mayo, Sr., Prestonsburg Wm. Mayo, Jr., Prestonsburg Johnny Martin, Wayland, Kentucky Thomas Johns, Dwale, Ky. Isom Slone, Beaver Creek John Bud Harris, Emma, Kentucky Billy Slone, Caney Fork, Right Beaver, Kentucky. This