Ky. County formations [9 April 2011]
County Formation pertaining to Mckinzie Willis:
Ky. Land grants show several Willis men granted land in Lincoln Co. around this time.
Where he lived at various times:
I believe Mary Polly Logsdon Willis, wife of McKinzie, has a tree in Ancestry that lists place of death as Jackson Co. Kentucky. I have nothing to confirm that.
I noticed McKinzie purchased 10 acres in Jackson County. Small acreage. Wonder if it adjoined his property in Estill? Deed would tell us. Could pin down where he lived most of his life. If he always was there but the counties changed, then land he lived on would have been in Lincoln County in 1780, Madison Co. in 1785, Estill Co. in 1808 and possibly Jackson County in 1858. Ruthnevada 00:29, 6 April 2011 (EDT)
1992 Kentucky Ancestors v28-1 Taken from the Draper Manuscripts 17 J
Tithables of Lincoln County, Kentucky, 1783
List taken by the court Joseph Willis Joseph Willis Jr. Edward Willis John Willis John McKenzie
(March 19, 1789, Judgement against John McKenzie. Dist. of KY order books 1783-1792)
Ruthnevada 22:15, 8 April 2011 (EDT)