Resa, my name is Bill Froman. I am the great grandson of Bayless and Betsy Froman. I have some information you were looking for on our ancestors. Bayless (also Bales E., Bailies) Elkin Froman was son of Abraham Froman and Betsy Elkin. He was b. Aug 11, 1812 d. Apr 1, 1892. First marriage:Mary E. Allstin b. Dec 24, 1809 d. Aug 11, 1861. Six children: James H., Jeremiah M., William H., Arthusa, John A., & Susan B.
Second marriage: Phoeba Lemuel Russell b. Jan 10, 1839 d. Mar 16, 1918. Ten children: Martha E., Mary, Mahala E., Maranda E. (twins), Lemuel Laboran., Bayless Calvin, Beel C. (twins), Lorenzo, Phoeba, Richard Russell (my grandfather).
Bayless operated a ferry on the Salt River, KY. He and Phoeba are buried in the #57 Froman Cemetery on what is now Ft. Knox, KY. The cemetery is located south of the confluence of the Salt and Rolling Fork Rivers.
I hope this helps.
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