||19 Nov 1868
||Ruth, Pulaski County, Kentucky
||29 Apr 1950
||Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana
||John Colyer family of Somerset Ky
||19 Jul 2016 |
||Lindsey Randall Colyer, b. 1843, d. 1930 |
||Elizabeth (Eliza) Ann Warren, b. 12 Feb 1849, Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky , d. 1 May 1876, Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky |
||home of Andrew Warren which is now located at highway 192 at pittman creek
||Elizabeth (Eliza) Ann Hughes, b. 1874, d. 6 Jun 1962, Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana |
||16 Dec 1891
||Pulaski County, Kentucky
| ||1. Duard Brown Colyer, b. 1894, d. Aft 1914|
| ||2. Ruth ( Ann )Elizabeth Colyer, b. 4 Nov 1897, Cerro Gordo, Platte County, Illinois , d. 16 Jan 1973, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona |
|Married - 16 Dec 1891 - Pulaski county, Kentucky
||Andrew Colyer family|
From John Parsons of Tullahoma TN whose great uncle was this Andrew Colyer
||Wesley, Andrew and Charlie Colyer families abt 1900|
L-R: Oscar Colyer,Mary Ellen Nunnally, J Wesley Colyer, Nina Colyer, Mallie Colyer, Ruth Ann Colyer, Andrew Colyer, Eliza Hughes Colyer, Duard Colyer, Amanda Bray Colyer, Charlie Colyer, Addie Colyer. picture of families of brothers Colyer kindly supplied by Mr. Jamie Dugger who is Great Grandson of Addie Colyer, small child to far right in photo.
||1886 Ruth Ky Warren Store ledger|
WARNING large 60 meg file: requires high speed: This ledger of the general store at what is now known as Ruth Ky was found in ceiling of old log home renovation 2012. The log house built by John Langdon in 1814, purchased by John Colyer 1842, then purchased by Andrew Warren 1865. Andrew's son, Mathew(born 1859), evidently ran store across the road from the house. The store later became in 1888 the first post office in the community at current day hwy 192 at Pitman Creek in Somerset Ky. The first post office in 1888 known as Juno....later became Ruth Ky. Many area family names in ledger: Colyer, Warren, Richardson, Meece, Botkin, Allen, Sword.
||1900 deed John Colyer , Ruth Ky farm, passed from heirs of Andrew Warren to Henry M. Warren|
Pulaski County deed book 69-619
- Census: 1870 Pulaski Co., KY
Note: Lived on a farm in Frankfort, Indiana.
- Harold Colyer 07/18/16 told of his father Neal, working for Andrew on his farm in Indiana shucking corn to earn enough for Neal to purchase his farm on Strawberry Rd in Somerset Ky.
Harold told of Neal telling him that Andrew's son, Duard would take Neal out on the town every so often when Neal was living / working on Andrew's farm in Indiana.
Harold told of tale his dad Neal told him of when working on Andrew's farm, Neal and Andrew happened upon a murder suicide scene of one of Andrew's farm neighbors in Indiana. Harold said it had been raining so no work, and Andrew told Neal, they'd eat some lunch and then perhaps the rain would stop and they'd go to neighbors house to pick up his boar pig to breed it with Andrew's pig. Neal related that upon arrival at neighbors house, they tied up their horses on the fence post to walk to the door, and as they went, the came upon the headless body of a woman....her head having been blown off in a gun blast. They then walked to the door and opened it, and heard no one, but then heard dripping. The looked and blood was dripping down from upstairs through the board floor into the living room. The left to get police and it was determined the farmer had killed his wife and then killed himself.