Kentucky Genealogy and History

Harrison County Kentucky

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I am tracing my forbear, Jeremiah WARREN, and have a deposition he made to qualify for a bounty land grant for service in The War of 1812. In it, he stated he enlisted at Claysville, KY in what is now Harrison County. Judging from census records Jeremiah was born about 1778, which would have made him about 34 when he enlisted. Any information you can share with me would be deeply appreciated. Thank you... Dale Warren


I am searching for information about the parents of Christopher Hiles b 1823 in KY and Palser Hiles b 1829 in KY. Christopher and Palser may be brothers.
On the 1850 U.S. Census I see Palser (spelled Palser on this census), age 21, living in Kentucky with his wife Eliza (Kitchen) Hiles, age 26. I think this was the Harrison County District 2 census but I can't be sure because the top of the page is partially cut off.
On the 1860 U.S. Census I see Palser (spelled Polcer on this census), age 31, living in Scott County, Rays Fork PO with his wife Eliza (Kitchen) Hiles, age 36 and their children.
They had more children later.
HILES, POLCER (1860 U.S. Census)
Age: 31, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: KY
On the 1870 Census the family appears in Osawatomie, Post Office Stanton, Miami County, KS.
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