KILGORE

"Windows Into Our Past The Longhunters, Volume 3", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith 2001.

John Kilgore

John Kilgore , b. 1660, County Down , Ireland ; d. 7 Mar 1731, Chester PA ; bur. Unk , Pennsylvania .  John Kilgore had:

         James William Kilgore , b. 1701, County Down , Ireland ; d. 28 Aug 1771, Cumberland , Pennsylvania .
        
Charles Kilgore , b. 1722, County Down , Ireland [i]; d. 13 Nov 1778[ii], Cumberland , Pennsylvania .
        
Samuel Kilgore , b. 1724, County Down , Ireland ; d. ca. 1771, Cumberland , Pennsylvania .

Charles Kilgore

Charles Kilgore [iii], son of John Kilgore , b. 1722[iv], County Down, Ireland[v]; d. 13 Nov 1778[vi], Cumberland, Pennsylvania[vii]; m. Jane Clark , b. ca. 1725, Pennsylvania.  Charles & Jane ( Clark ) Kilgore had:

         Ester/Easter Kilgore , b. 1750, Washington Co, VA
        
Margaret Kilgore , b. 1752, Pennsylvania .
        
Janet Kilgore , b. 1754, Pennsylvania .
        
Charles Kilgore , b. 1756, Pennsylvania .
        
James Kilgore , b. 1758, Pennsylvania .
        
Jesse Kilgore , b. 1760, Pennsylvania
        
Mary Kilgore , b. 1762, Pennsylvania

Ester/Easter Kilgore

Ester/Easter Kilgore , daughter of Charles & Jane (Clark) Kilgore, b. 1750, Washington Co, VA; m. ca. 1783 to Lewis Green , Jr. (V) , son of Lewis & Susan Green , b. 5 May 1751; d. ca. 1835. 

Lewis Green , Jr. was both a longhunter and a Revolutionary war soldier.  In 1775 he was one of the partners with Daniel Boon e  on an expedition to the interior of Kentucky .  He served for seven (7) years during the American Revolution under General Isaac Shelby  and General Evan Shelby .

Following the Revolutionary War, he settled a large tract of land located in present day Bell and Harlan Counties , Kentucky .  It is there on Tanyard Hill in Bell County that he established, what is thought to be the first tannery west of the Appalachians .[viii]

Lewis & Ester (Kilgore) Green  had ten (10) children:

a)      James Green, Sr.
b)     
Elijah Green
c)      
Mary Ruth  Green, m. 15 Dec 1806, Knox Co, KY to Richard Wilson
d)     
William Green
e)     
Elisha Green, m. Jun  1813, Knox Co, KY to Nancy Bingham
f)       
Sarah/Sally Green, m1st  21 Nov 1815 to William Bingham ; m2nd a Hendricks
g)     
Elizabeth Green, m. James Howard
h)     
Ester Green
i)       
Lewis Green , Jr. (VI); m.  Letty Arnett; m2nd? To Talitha
j)       
Robert Green, b. 1808 , Harlan Co, KY; m. Ely Ann Drake

For Further Information See Green


[i] Russell S. Lynch, 6061 South 4880 West, Kearns, UT 84118-8616; Bobby Hampton, 1565 Yancy Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952.
[ii]
Russell S. Lynch, 6061 South 4880 West, Kearns, UT 84118-8616; Bobby Hampton, 1565 Yancy Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952.
[iii]
Russell S. Lynch, 6061 South 4880 West, Kearns, UT 84118-8616; Bobby Hampton, 1565 Yancy Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952.
[iv]
Russell S. Lynch, 6061 South 4880 West, Kearns, UT 84118-8616; Bobby Hampton, 1565 Yancy Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952.
[v]
Russell S. Lynch, 6061 South 4880 West, Kearns, UT 84118-8616; Bobby Hampton, 1565 Yancy Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952.
[vi] Russell S. Lynch, 6061 South 4880 West, Kearns, UT 84118-8616; Bobby Hampton, 1565 Yancy Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952.
[vii]
Russell S. Lynch, 6061 South 4880 West, Kearns, UT 84118-8616; Bobby Hampton, 1565 Yancy Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952.
[viii]
"Bicentennial History of Lee County Virginia 1792-1992", p. 308; "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith and Associated Families, Vol. 1", p. 74, compiled by Judy Parsons Smith .