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John Thomas Pirtle Hardin co., KY
Posted by: Wanda Cronauer (ID *****0589) Date: January 02, 2007 at 20:22:18
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Does anyone have anything else on this John Thomas Pirtle born in 1824 Hardin co., KY? Thanks - Wanda Pirtle Cronauer

1. JOHN THOMAS1 PIRTLE1,2 was born 24 Jul 1824 in Hardin Co., Kentucky, and died in Paris, Edgar County, Illinois. He married (1) JANE HENDRICKS2 12 Jul 1847 in Kentucky. She was born Abt. 1828. He married (2) MARGARET ERDELLA SIMS3 30 Dec 1856 in Edgar Co., IL3. She was born Abt. 1836, and died in Paris, Edgar County, Illinois.

Notes for JOHN THOMAS PIRTLE:
From: StJoseph27@aol.com [mailto:StJoseph27@aol.com] Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2006 To: cronauer@adelphia.net Subject: Pirtle family history Hi Wanda, I believe I have corresponded with you in the past when we first started this, but a lot has been discovered since then. I have JOHN THOMAS PIRTLE, B. July 24, 1824 in Hardin KY.as my GGGrandfather. I have a letter written by a Bettie Stevens in 1970 to a Mrs. John Pirtle in Cecelia, KY trying to connect the same names. I have been to all three historical sites for genealogy in Elizabethtown, Ky. (the library, and two genealogy libraries ) and have found John Thomas Pirtle in Grayson County,KY. Married to Jane Hendricks first wife. Married July 12, 1847. they are in the 1850 Grayson Ky. census. I also have a picture in the cemetery in Paris, Edgar County, Illinois, of his tombstone. He along with last wife, Margaret Erdella Sims are buried there. My line follows these two. What I cannot connect is a true connection to his parents. We have Uriah Pirtle and Nancy Goldsberry but I cannot find any proof. Before I continue with his line I would like more . Also much of what I have came from Jeff Stevens, Las Vegas, NV. He sent me a picture of John Thomas Pirtle and Margaret Erdella Simms. He also sent me in the right directions. Still can't find a birth record for John Thomas Pirtle. Do you have anything on this elusive man? Kentucky is jam packed with Pirtles!! The Historical society in Elizabethtown, KY. even tried to help and they came up with hope and who he wasn't. I hope to head to Grayson Co. KY in the spring and see if I can find more. According to this letter I have from Bettie Stevens (1970) she states she was informed the courthouse burned and all of the old records were destroyed. Any hope of who John Thomas Pirtle belongs to would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your time. Hope I made this as short as possible with as much info as I have. Carol Motley, Waukegan, Illinois

Carol, This is all I have:Illinois Marriages EDGAR County PIRTLE, PIRTLE, JOHN T SIMS, MARGARET E 12/30/1856 B/ 15 EDGAR. - Attached is a report with your data and mine in it. - Wanda

Notes for JANE HENDRICKS:
Jane Hendricks first wife. Married July 12, 1847. they are in the 1850 Grayson Ky. census.

Endnotes
1. Illinois Marriages EDGAR County PIRTLE, JOHN T SIMS, MARGARET E 12/30/1856 B/ 15 EDGAR
2. 1850 KY Census Grayson Pirtle, John T and Jane.
3. Illinois Marriages EDGAR County PIRTLE, JOHN T SIMS, MARGARET E 12/30/1856 B/ 15 EDGAR


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