Western Kentucky family histories of the Bonner, Cloyse and Cason families, 1638-1963

Descriptive Summary

Title
Western Kentucky family histories of the Bonner, Cloyse and Cason families, 1638-1963
Creator
Bonner, Cloyse and Cason family of Western Kentucky
Extent
1 reel
Subjects
Asbell family
Bonner family
Casson family
Cloyse family
Christian County (Ky.)--Genealogy
Hickman County (Ky.)--Genealogy
Kentucky--Genealogy
Genealogies
Arrangement
Organized by individual family name.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The materials consist of handwritten genealogies for the Bonner, Cloyse and Cason families of western Kentucky. Each family tree is treated in detail. The Bonner family, which is traced back to 18th century North Carolina, settled in Hickman County, Kentucky sometime before 1830. Elizabeth Bonner then married into the Asbell family which is listed in this genealogy. The history of the Cloyse family begins in 17th century Maine. They settled in Christian County, Kentucky by the early 19th century. The Cason family goes back to the 17th century Carolinas with their settlement in Kentucky occuring about 1856. Besides names and dates, there are details about certain individuals along with anecdotes about the Cason family.

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