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Descendants of Patrick Riley

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Nancy Ann Hignight

Nancy is the Daughter of Joe Hignight and Lydia Rice. Lydia was the second wife of John Gransir RILEY


Wiley Horton Amis

1.Wiley's Father was killed before Wiley was born. His mother gave him the name AMIS 2. Wiley was a 2nd Lieutenant in Company 1, 14th Calavry Regiment Kentucky 3. Wiley was the leader of the Amis faction of the Amis-Strong feud which began right after the Civil War and lasted into the 1870s


Susan Baker

Note from Wm. O'Connor *CAPTAIN JOHN RENTY BAKER* Capt John Baker 7 Octobe 1735- 1820 Clay Co. Ky. md 1st Elizabeth Terrill, d/o James Terrill & neice of Obediah Terrill, Long Hunter. John was a "long hunter" and in 1763 was living on the Green River, in what is now Ky, with the Cherokees. Beginning about 1763 he and other long hunters hunted and trapped on the Green River, made trips down the Cumberland River to Spanish Natchez to sell their furs. Col. Gasper Mansker once became ill in Natchez and John Baker stayed with him until he was able to travel, then he & Gasper walked cross country back to Va. John served as a Captain in Col. Benjamen Cleveland's Regiment during the American Revolution. A great grand son, when app;ying for membership in the SAR, wrote, "Capt. John Baker and his company went to the resccue of Col.Benjamen Cleveland when the Tories were about to hang him." John Baker came to Kentucky after the war and lived Fayette, Boyle, Madison, Rockcastle and Clay Co's. Late in life he married 2nd Aza Williams. After Aza died John lived in a rock house near the mouth of Buffalo Creek, now in Owsley Co, Ky. He died there in 1820. John Renty is said to have fathered several 1/2 Indian children

Note; Robert Baker sometimes called Julius Bob, Held the first Clay Co Court at his house. Was the Justice of the 1st Clay Co. Court, and Sheriff of Clay Co. Ky. *Dozens of Cousins* by Wm. O'Connor In 1801 Robert moved to Bullskin Creek, Clay Co. Ky. He was a private in Col. Darke's Regiment during St Clair's Defeat. A major in the 2nd Bn. 68th Knox Co. Militia, A Lt. in Capt. McJiltons Co., Col Wm. Williams 11th Kentucky Regiment, at the Battle of Thames. Father of: John H. Baker, Boston Bob, Andrew etc.
Descendants of John " Renty " Baker
Descendants of Elizabeth Terrill


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