KENTUCKY SOURCE BOOK -- SNODGRASS FAMILY
[Note: The research for this source book was done by Charlou Dolan, Rena Mills, and Charlotte Baker.Many of the census records were provided by F. W. McIntosh and Gene Phillips.The organizing and typing was done by Charlou Dolan.]
(formed 1802 from Green County)
*Bible records : collected by the Adair County Genealogical Society (Watson) NS
*Cemeteries of Adair Co., Kentucky, vol. 1, 3, & 5 (Coffey) NS
*Cemeteries of Adair Co., Kentucky, vol. 2 & 4 (Watson) NS
*Cemeteries of Adair County, Kentucky, vols. 6-8 (Coffey & Watson) NS
*1810-1840 census transcriptions - NS
*Adair County, Kentucky Civil Court Cases, 1802-1826 (Watson) yes
*Adair County, Kentucky, Court Orders, 1802-1808 (Laird, Jackson, & Reid) NS
*Adair County, Kentucky, Court Orders, 1809-1813 (Laird & Jackson) NS
HISTORY & BIOGRAPHY
*Adair County : a historical overview and the history of education in the county through 1992 (Rubarts) NS
*Notes on Adair County ; or Judge Rollin T. Hurt's History of Adair County, Kentucky (Steele & Watson) NS
*Adair County, Kentucky, Abstracts of Deeds, 1801-1818 (Burns) NS
*Adair County, Kentucky, Deed Abstracts, Books A & B, 1802-1811 (Watson) NS
*LDS FHL Film #828,869 = Adair Co., Kentucky, Deed Book E & female - yes
*LDS FHL Film #828,870 = Adair Co., Kentucky, Deed Book G & H - yes
*LDS FHL Film #829,292 = Adair Co., Kentucky, Deed Index, 1802-1938, grantors - yes
*Adair County, Kentucky, Abstracts of Pension Papers of Soldiers Who Served in the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Indian Wars and Settled in Adair County, Kentucky (Bell) NS
*Adair County Militia, 1862-1865 (Watson) yes
*Revolutionary War Soldiers from Adair, Green, Russell and Taylor Counties in Kentucky (England) NS
*World War I Draft Registration Cards, Adair County, Kentucky (Hollingsworth) NS
*Adair County, Kentucky, Wills, 1804-1818 : Books A & B (Watson) NS
*Adair County, Kentucky, Wills, 1801-1850 (Researchers--Indianapolis, Indiana) NS
*Will Records of Adair Co., Kentucky, 1805-1820 (Ellsberry) NS
*Adair County, Kentucky, Tax Lists, 1810 (Simmons) NS
*Adair County, Kentucky 1810 Federal Census; 1802, 1805 & 1810 tax lists (Watson) NS
*Adair County, Kentucky, Deaths 1852-1859 : Deaths of Persons Over the Age of Fifteen Years (Researchers--Indianapolis, Indiana)) NS
*Adair County, Kentucky Marriages 1801-1850 (no author given) NS
*Adair Co., Kentucky, Marriage Records, 1802-1852 (Sanders) NS
*Adair Co., Kentucky, Marriage Records, Book 5, 1867-1869 (Sanders) NS
*Adair Co., Kentucky, Marriages, 1840-1870 (Watson) NS
*Adair County, Kentucky, Marriages : 1869-1879, Information from Marriage Books 6-10 (Adair County Genealogical Society) NS
*Kentucky Birth Records, Adair Co., 1852-9, 1861, 1893-4, 1903-4,m 1906-7 (Ingmire) NS
*Kentucky Marriage Records, Adair Co., 1852-9, 1861, 1893-4, 1903-4, 1906-7 (Ingmire) NS
*Kentucky Vital Statistics, Record of Marriages, Births, & Deaths in Adair County, 1852-1862 (Burns) (brides not indexed) NS
*The Lost Marriage Bonds of Adair County, Kentucky, 1840-1870 (Watson) NS
*Marriage Records of Adair Co., Kentucky, 1802-1840 (Burdette) NS
*22 Mar 1823 -- Adair Co., Kentucky, Civil Suit Index, 1802-1826:Robert Powell vs. Alexander Miller, John Anderson, Nathan Miller, Williamson Pittman, Elsey Creel, William Minter, John Allen, John Field and George Wagley.Filed 22 Mar 1823, box 6--Nathan Montgomery was appointed Sheriff of Adair county with William P. Montgomery as deputy.W. P. Montgomery engaged Isaac Snodgrass to take his place.Powell was a tavern keeper in Columbia.Powell and the defendants went as security on Snodgrass' bond and Snodgrass had since died.Powell wished to be released from the said bond.
*22 Mar 1823 -- Adair Co., Kentucky, Civil Suit Index, 1802-1826 (Watson):James Sweeny of Casey County [in 1819] vs. Elijah Stapp and Shadrach PhelpsFiled 22 March 1823, box 6--Sweeney purchased from Stapp a tract of 100 acres on the waters of Greasy Creek in Adair in 1819.The land was part of the estate of John Stapp, deceased.Elijah Stapp made a bond and promised to make Sweeny a deed.Sweeny placed the bond with Isaac Sno[d]grass for safekeeping and Isaac had since died.Sweeny believed the bond was then passed on to Robert Powell who delivered it to Caleb H. Ricketts.Sweeny believed Rickets then gave it to Stapp.Sweeny wanted a deed.
John Stapp's heirs, some of whom were infants and some of whom were in Missouri were as follows:Benjamin Stapp, John Stapp, Hiram Ballew and wife Dorcas, Shadrach Phelps and wife Celia, John Lane and wife Lucy, Micajah Triplett and wife Sarah, Lewis Triplett and wife Patsey, Jeremiah Brager and wife Mary, Aseneth Stapp, Caty Stapp, Patience Stapp.These heirs made a deed to Elijah Stapp for the 100 acres, dated 19 May 1822, and all signed.The original 1819 title bond to Sweeny listed the followinig as the heirs of John Stapp, deceased:James, Benjamin and John Stapp, Sarah Triplett, Celia Phelps, Betsey Burton, Darkus Bellow, Lucy Lane, Patsey Triplett, Polly Stapp, Aseneth Stapp, Catharine Stapp and Patience Stapp.
*20 Jan 1824 -- Adair Co., Kentucky, Deed Book F, page 44:Know all men by these presents that I Alexander Miller as one of the administrators of Isaac Snorgrass dec'd have nominated and appointed and by these presents do constitute and appoint Joshua Butler of the County of Adair my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name as Administrator aforesaid to sign seal & deliver any deed of conveyance which may be necessary in conjunction with William Patterson my Coadministrator to the said Snorgrass dec'd to carry into effect the sale made by the said Adm'ors to Herbert G. Waggener of two tracts of land lying in the County of Ohio and held by Deed of conveyance from the heirs of the said Snorgrass to myself and the said William Patterson...
Recorded 20 Jan 1824.
*9 Feb 1825 -- Adair Co., Kentucky, Deed Book F, page 237:Know all men by these presents that we William Patterson & Alexander Miller administrators of Isaac Snorgrass deceased for divers good considerations us thereunto moving have ordained constituted & appointed Clayton Miller Esqr. of Adair County our true and lawful attorney for us and in our names to sell and convey two tracts of land conveyed to us by the heirs of Isaac Snorgrass deceased & the conveyance whereof is on record in the county Court of Ohio and is the only deed made to us and recorded in said county the said tracts were conveyed to said Snorgrass deceased & lies in said county of Ohio State of Kentucky between Raugh Creek of Green River & contain about 320 acres...
Recorded 9 Feb 1825.
*3 Oct 1831 -- Adair Co., Kentucky, Deed Book H, page 90:Know all men by these presents that I Alexander Miller of Adair County, Kentucky one of the trustees of the heirs of Isaac Snorgrass dec'd have this day nominated constituted & appointed... Col. Wm. Patterson of Russell County Kentucky for me & in my name as trustee aforesaid to sell & convey two tracts of land lying in Ohio County of which said Snorgrass died siezed & possessed & which said tracts were conveyed to us in trust by deed recorded in the Ohio County Court Clerks office from the heirs of Isaac Snorgrass for certain purposes therein set forth...
Recorded 3 Oct 1831.
1862-1865 -- Adair Co. Militia:William A. Snodgrass.