History of knifley community and knifleys schools this story was first posted on 20060424. Samuel moore and his daughter hannah set out for the border country with a party led by george rogers clark but left to follow the kentucky river to boones fort. Knifley, kentucky 7 day weather forecast the weather network. Google books biography of samuel marion craig a twentieth century history and biographical record of north and west texas source. Green county was created in 1792 from lincoln and nelson counties and was named for general nathaniel greene of the revolutionary war fame. Get to know the real possibility of aarp in knifley. This was 100% of all the recorded knifleys in the usa. A history of jessamine county, kentucky, from its earliest settlement to 1898 by bennett h. Knifely chapel was built in 1957 with the assistance of community members donations. The rich history of river life in kentucky permeates janice holt giless novel run me a river.
Knifley white pages phone books in kentucky ky whitepages. Punchbowl is a registered trademark of punchbowl, inc. So, in 1836, a handful of the young states prominent men, decided to organize the kentucky historical society khs, whose duty it would be to collect and preserve authentic information and facts connected with the early history of the state. Scalf, the trail of the lonesome pine by john fox jr. The information for this book comes from two sources. First published in 1956, this work is the second in giless series of historical novels on kentucky, which includes the kentuckians and the believers. Local history books on kentucky arcadia publishing. Knifley is an unincorporated community near columbia in adair county, kentucky, united states. Thomas walker was the first recorded american of european descent to discover and use coal in kentucky. The general assembly, or legislature, is bicameral, with a senate of 38 members and a house of representatives of 100 members. The piney ridge trilogy, consisting of the enduring hills, miss willie 1951, and taras healing 1952, are among her best known. She was born janice meredith holt on march 28, 1905, in altus, arkansas to john albert holt and lucy elizabeth nee mcgraw. The building, at 12190 knifley road, knifley, ky, still stands. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the.
A new history of kentucky brings the commonwealth to life, from pikeville to the purchase, from covington to corbin, this account reveals kentucky s many faces and deep traditions. Frontiersman daniel boone was one of kentuckys most. Zillow has 4 homes for sale in knifley ky matching. John knifley historical records and family trees related to john knifley. The first is history of kentucky by lewis collins in 1882 and the second source is kentucky.
Biography of charles henry craig the centennial history of oregon, 18111912 source. Harrison 19222011 was professor of history at western kentucky university and the author of many books on the history of the commonwealth. A history of kentucky by elizabeth shelby kinkead 1896. Clark chronicled kentucky history some 60 years ago. Funeral home services for treva are being provided by stottsphelpsmcqueary funeral home. Welcome to the heart of knifley city data where you can quickly find the key knifley detailed data and census information you need. Most of giless novels are historical fiction set during kentuckys early history or in the frontier days of arkansas and oklahoma. Libby rogers has the original photo, which is in a beautiful 16 x 20 oak frame. Find local knifley ky aarp programs and information. This was 100% of all the recorded knifley s in the usa. The first comprehensive history of the state since the publication of thomas d. Religious organization not a business christian church. Public history policy and practice, the 20th annual conference of the national council on public history.
History of kentucky explored in books by arcadia publishing. Knifley yellow pages phone books in kentucky ky whitepages. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. Janice holt giles march 28, 1905 june 1, 1979 was a kentucky author who lived near knifley in adair county, kentucky. Explore historical records and family tree profiles about john knifley on myheritage, the worlds family history network. Feb 16, 2014 history of knifley community and knifley s schools this story was first posted on 20060424. Before 1750, kentucky was populated nearly exclusively by cherokee, chickasaw, shawnee and several other tribes of native americans see also precolumbian. Celebrate and remember the lives we have lost in knifley, kentucky. There is a lengthy article in the 1887 history of kentucky book owned by don knifley which details the life of rev. Knifley real estate knifley ky homes for sale zillow. Records may include photos, original documents, family history, relatives, specific dates, locations and full names. Knifley christian church in knifley, kentucky 270 7893480.
The knifley family name was found in the usa between 1840 and 1920. April, 1750 while leading an expedition for the loyal land company in what is now southeastern kentucky, dr. A new history of kentucky brings the commonwealth to life, from pikeville to the purchase, from covington to corbin, this account reveals kentuckys many faces and deep traditions. Weve created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about knifley. This volume of the history and biographical sketches of the county are taken from two sources, history of kentucky by lewis collins in 1882 and kentucky. Two case studies, paper presented at international, multicultural, interdisciplinary. Knifley chapel brethren in christ church, knifley, kentucky. Klotter is state historian and professor of history at georgetown college. Their shared vision would be accomplished only in fits. She had two younger siblings, mary katherine holt sullivan july 9, 1907 january 8, 1995 and john albert holt.
Lowell harrison, professor emeritus of history at western kentucky university, is the author of many books, including george rogers clark and the war in the west. A saga of rugged hardship and danger, as the first kentuckians opened up the frontier. Find the most current and reliable 7 day weather forecasts, storm alerts, reports and information for city with the weather network. Kentucky had the highest population of knifley families in 1840. An experience for the whole family surrounding you in fascinating local history. In her historical novel, first published in 1953, giles invites the reader to experience the danger and beauty. John knifley historical records and family trees myheritage. The most knifley families were found in the usa in 1880. When we do, well find a fact here or a snippet there. Page 276 in touching upon the life history of the subject of this sketch the writer aims to avoid fulsome encomium and extravagant praise. Knifley chapel brethren in christ church home facebook. John william knifley was born on month day 1858, at birth place. In 1840 there were 3 knifley families living in kentucky.
Her parents, john and lucy holt, were teachers on native american reservations in arkansas and oklahoma. Adair county, kentucky created in 1801 out of green county was the fortyfourth county erected. Kentucky was granted statehood in 1792, becomingthe first u. Whether you want to know about knifley s history, census information, data or when the library is open, these key links make it easy to get around knifley virtually. Open library is an initiative of the internet archive, a 501c3 nonprofit, building a digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. List of books and articles about kentucky history online. The janice holt giles society produced this poster in conjunction with efforts to restore the giles home in knifley. Her books have sold more than 3 million copies and are noted for their action and imagery. Janice attended both the university of arkansas and. Produced by two of kentucky s most active and respected historians, this is the first comprehensive history of the commonwealth since thomas c. Aboard the rambler, a ramshackle steamboat, captain bohannon cartwright and his crew journey 184 miles and pick up two extra passengers along the way. History of kentucky by charles kerr, 1922, the american historical society edition, in english. The believers by janice holt giles, paperback barnes. The school has been at the center of the knifley community for over 100 years.
History of knifley community and knifleys schools on. Whether you want to know about knifleys history, census information, data or when the library is open, these key links make it easy to get around knifley virtually. Shop arcadia publishing to find the interesting history books about kentucky and its traditions. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. Berea 3 books boone 1 book bowling green 11 books bullitt 1 book campbell 1 book campbellsville university 1 book camp nelson 1 book cave city 1 book cave hill cemetery 1 book churchill downs 8 books clark 1 book columbus 9 books covington 5 books crescent hill 1 book cumberland 2 books cynthiana 4 books. Textbooks and instructional materials kentucky department. Set in 1861, at the beginning of kentuckys reluctant entry into the civil war, the novel tells the story of a fiveday adventure on the green river. Clarks landmark history of kentucky over sixty years ago. Join facebook to connect with terry knifley and others you may know. He is the author of several books, including, with lowell h. Browse the most recent knifley, kentucky obituaries and condolences.
The kentuckians of janice holt giless title were that hardy band of frontiersmen who straggled through cumberland gap in the 1770s and carved their farms from the wilderness of virginias westernmost county. Kentucky mountains, giles, who lived in adair county, published 24 books over the next 25 years. She likely received her love of learning and talent for writing from her mother and father. Treva warren passed away on august 18, 2019 at the age of 78 in knifley, kentucky. An insight into the south central kentucky history and culture, with exhibits, artifacts, and displays that educate and inform all who visit.1263 1314 951 809 135 502 805 308 244 1083 1428 493 79 5 627 664 1589 181 135 129 1437 954 473 733 255 866 45 1201 1098 1218 768 1407 1086 825 9 1209 481 205 703 450 685 760 215 937