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SARAH CATHERINE FAIRCHILD, daughter of ELI W. FAIRCHILD and MALISSA JANE MAY, was born May 19, 1866 in Kentucky, died November 16, 1941 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Asa, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married SAMUEL DAVID MAY, son of JAMES LEWIS MAY and LOUISA A. PATRICK, March 8, 1884 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born September 4, 1859 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died June 20, 1934 in Asa, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Asa, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Samuel David May was the brother of Mary May and James Frank May, who married Amanda J. Pace, daughter of John C. Pace and Nancy Jane Bailey.

According to Kentucky birth records, Samuel D. May was born September 4, 1859 in Floyd County to James L. May and Louisa A. Patrick.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Samuel D. May (age 24) married Sarah C. Fairchild (age 17) on March 8, 1884 in Johnson County.

According to her death certificate, Mary Catherine May died November 16, 1941 in Golden Rule Hospital in Paintsville from arteriosclerosis and valvular heart disease. Also on this certificate, her birth date is listed as May 19, 1866, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Samuel D. May, her parents as Eli Fairchild (b. Kentucky) and Malissa May (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Claude May of Asa, Kentucky.

According to her obituary:

      "Mother of Mrs. Otto Pratt and Eddie May, Heart Victim Mrs. Catherine May, 75, died in a local hospital at 11:30 o’clock Sunday morning. She had been treated at the hospital for a heart ailment sometime ago, then taken to the home of her son, Eddie May, Paintsville barber connected with Clyde Hayslett’s barber shop. Mrs. May had a paralytic stroke on November 10 and was never able to speak afterwards. Mrs. May was the mother of Mrs. Otto Pratt. Mr. Pratt is part owner of the Maggard & Pratt grocery here. She had been a member of the Denver Missionary Baptist Church for 41 years and had lived an active Christian life. She was one of the best loved citizens of the community and will be sadly missed by all. Other children surviving Mrs. May are, Mrs. Asa Ramey, Riceville; William May, Leander; Claude May, Asa and Mrs. John Music, Hager Hill. Mrs. May had made her home with her daughter at Hager Hill for many years. She was the widow of Samuel D. May. She was the daughter of Eli Fairchild. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Asa schoolhouse with Rev. Scott Castle in charge. The undertaking department of the Paintsville Furniture Company made burial preparations." (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mary C. May died November 16, 1941 in Johnson County at the age of 75. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his obituary on Thursday, June 14, 1934: "E. D. May Is Dead A few minutes before press time news was received of the death of E. D. May which took place at his home on Court street about noon hour Wednesday. He had been ill only a few days suffering from a stroke of apoplexy. Mr. May was 59 years of age and one of our most prominent citizens. He was a native of Magoffin County and before coming to Paintsville was one of the leading educators and business men of that county. The death of Mr. May brings sorrow to a large number of friends in Johnson and Magoffin Counties. Funeral services have not been arraned. A full account of death,funeral and burial will be published next week." Then on June 21, 1934: "Well Known Asa Man Died Suddenly Last Wednesday S. D. May, age 74 years, died suddenly at his home at Asa, this county, last Wednesday, June 20, [mistake] Mr. May had not been in the best of health for a year or more but had been in his usual health. He was stricken while sitting in chair on the front pourch of the home and passed away suddenly. Mr. May was one of Johnson county's best citizens and had been a member of the Missionary Baptist Church for years and had lived a consistent Christian life. Besides his widow he is survived by six children as follows; Mrs. A. J. Ramey, Riceville; Willie May, Denver; Claude May, Asa; Mrs. Johnnie Music, East Point, and Mrs. Otto Pratt and Eddie May both of Paintsville. Funeral service were held at the May home at Asa Thursday afternoon with Rev. H. B.Conley, a life long friend of the family in charge. Burial followed in the family burial ground on the home farm." (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 14 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1860), James L. May is listed as the head of the household for house #96, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Louisa A. (born in Kentucky, age 23), Cemantha (born in Kentucky, age 4), Leander J. (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Samuel D. (born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On pages 16 & 17 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 23 & 24, 1870), James L. May is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Louisa (born in Kentucky, age 33), Samantha (born in Kentucky, age 13), Leander J. (born in Kentucky, age 12), Samil D. (born in Kentucky, age 10), James F. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Henry C. (born in Kentucky, age 6), William S. (born in Kentucky, age 5), Mary (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Emely [Emily] (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 3 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 7 - Burning Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1880), James L. May is listed as the head of the household for house #169, he's a farmer, disabled, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Louisa A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 43), Samantha (daughter, single, disabled, born in Kentucky, age 22), Leander J. (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), James F. (son, disabled, born in Kentucky, age 18), Henry C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), William S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Emely (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Thomas L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Ulysuss G. [Ulysses] (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and German W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 30 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), Samuel D. May is listed as the head of the household for house #251, he's a farmer, born in September of 1859 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Sarah C. (wife, born in August of 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 34), Junetta (daughter, born in January of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Willie P. (son, born in May of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Claud G. (son, born in March of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Edward C. (son, born in June of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Eula (daughter, born in June of 1900 in Kentucky, age 0 months).

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910, Samuel D. May is listed as the head of the household for house #51, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 26 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Sarah C. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 43), Willie P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Clauda G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Eddy C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Eulah P. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Dessa H. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 38 (Jennies Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 14 & 15, 1920), Samuel D. May is listed as the head of the household for house #126, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Sarah C. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 53), and Dessie H. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14). Living in the same house but listed as a different family is daughter Eulah, her husband John Music, and their daughter Ruby H. Living next to them is son Willie and his family, and next to Willie is son Claude G. and his family.

On page 24 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), S. D. May is listed as the head of the household for house #179, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Kate (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 63), and Dessie (daughter, single, store clerk, born in Kentucky, age 25). Under the same roof, but listed as a separate family, is son Claude.

    The children of SARAH FAIRCHILD and SAMUEL MAY are:

    1. JUNETTA IRENE MAY, b. January 2, 1885, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 1, 1950, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) JERRY FRANKLIN CAUDILL. m. (2) ASA JACK RAMEY.
    2. WILLIE PARIS MAY, b. May 3, 1891, Asa, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 16, 1951, Whitaker, Letcher County, Kentucky, buried in Whitaker, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. LEONA PEARL CAUDILL.
    3. CLAUDE GRANT MAY, b. March 20, 1894, Asa, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 12, 1960, Lima, Allen County, Ohio, m. LYDIA JANE HACKWORTH.
    4. EDWARD CLARENCE "EDDIE" MAY, b. June 10, 1897, Asa, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 10, 1945, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARSHA ANN DANIEL.
    5. EULA PRUDENCE MAY, b. December 2, 1900, Kentucky, d. June 11, 1947, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOHN WESLEY MUSIC.
    6. ODESSA H. "DESSIE" MAY, b. March 11, 1905, Kentucky, d. October 18, 1992, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. OTTO PRATT.







OSSIE DAVIS CONLEY, son of WILLIAM D. CONLEY and ANNA BLANCHE "BLANCHE" MCFARLAND, was born August 12, 1900 in Kentucky.

Notes: Ossie Davis Conley reportedly died in May of 1965 in Ohio.

When Ossie Davis Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out in Petersburg, Menard County, Illinois (undated), he stated that he was a farm laborer working for Stanley Shaw in Fancy Prairie, Menard County, that his closest relative was William Conley of Fancy Prairie, and that he was born August 12, 1900. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had gray eyes and black hair.







MALLIE E. CONLEY, daughter of WILLIAM D. CONLEY and ANNA BLANCHE "BLANCHE" MCFARLAND, was born May 2, 1906 in Kentucky, died in February of 1982 in Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois, and is buried in New Union Cemetery in Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois.

Notes: Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of her headstone shows that Mallie E. Conley lived from 1906 to 1982, and was buried in New Union Cemetery in Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois. "MOTHER" is also engraved on her headstone.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mallie Conley was born May 2, 1906, and died in February of 1982. Her last place of residence was in Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois.

On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 54-18 (Lincoln) in Logan County, Illinois (dated April 19, 1930), Fred A. Klarr is listed as the head of the household for house #175, he's a mattress maker for a state school, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, first married at age 38, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Nona (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 29, age 35), Gilbert A. (son, born in Illinois, age 10 months), and Mallie E. Conley (sister-in-law, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23).

On page 8 of the 1940 census for District 54-12B (Lincoln) in Logan County, Illinois (dated April 15 & 16, 1940), William Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #92, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 73 years old. Also listed are Blanche (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 66), and Mallie (daughter, single, laborer in a china factory, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 7th grade education, age 33).







DARRELL CLINTON LYON, son of DICEY E. CRACE and JAY G. LYON, was born September 11, 1899 in Minnesota, died March 31, 1988 in Camarillo, Ventura County, California, and is buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California. He married GENEVIEVE MAUDE (unknown last name). She was born November 6, 1898 in Minnesota, died March 13, 1978 in Camarillo, Ventura County, California, and is buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California.

Notes: Information on Darrell Lyon can be found on page 36 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

When Darrell Clinton Lyon's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he stated that he was a drug clerk for Public Drug Company in Minneapolis, that his closest relative was J. G. Lyon of Bird Island, Minnesota, and that he was born September 11, 1899. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had gray eyes and blonde hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Darrell C. Lyon lived from 1899 to 1988, and was buried in Mausoleum of the Golden West, Sanctuary of Fidelity, in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, and that Genevieve M. Lyon lived from 1898 to 1978, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Darrell C. Lyon was born September 11, 1899, and died March 31, 1988. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in California, and his last place of residence was in Camarillo, Ventura County, California.

According to California death record transcripts, Darrell Clinton Lyon was born September 11, 1899 in Minnesota, and died March 31, 1988 in Ventura County. His mother's maiden name is listed as Crace.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Genevieve Lyon was born November 6, 1898, and died in March of 1978. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in California, and her last place of residence was in Camarillo, Ventura County, California.

According to California death record transcripts, Genevieve Maude Lyon was born November 6, 1898 in Minnesota, and died March 13, 1978 in Ventura County.

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 19-770 (Los Angeles) in Los Angeles County, California (dated April 5, 1930), Darrell C. Lyon is listed as the head of the household for house #154, he's a pharmacist for Anderson Drug Company, born in Minnesota, father born in Minnesota, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Genevieve M. (wife, born in Minnesota, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 30), and Bernice L. Wilson (niece, born in North Dakota, father born in England, mother born in Minnesota, age 14).

On page 10 of the 1940 census for District 33-8 (Elsinore) in Riverside County, California (dated April 30 & May 1, 1940), Darrell C. Lyon is listed as the head of the household for house #135, he's a pharmacist in a drug store, born in Minnesota, he was living in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, in 1935, 2 years of college, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Genevieve (wife, born in Minnesota, 4 years of high school, age 40), and Juanita A. Kitselman (boarder, single, drug store clerk, born in Minnesota, she was living in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, 4 years of high school, age 22).

(This information comes from Terry Crace and other sources)







BERNICE E. LYON, daughter of DICEY E. CRACE and JAY G. LYON, was born November 14, 1902 in Minnesota, died June 10, 1986 in Vallejo, Solano County, California, and is buried in Sunrise Memorial Cemetery in Vallejo, Solano County, California. She married LLOYD MELVIN BULLIS, son of JOSEPH BULLIS and IDA ATKINSON, about 1925. He was born April 1, 1901 in Iowa, died March 29, 1963 in Solano County, California, and is buried in Sunrise Memorial Cemetery in Vallejo, Solano County, California.

Notes: Information on Bernice Lyon can be found on page 36 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Lloyd Bullis claims to having been born April 1, 1900 on his World War I draft registration, but he wasn't in the 1900 census which was taken in June of 1900.

When Lloyd Melvin Bullis' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he stated that he was a chaffuer in Minneapolis, that his closest relative was "Miss Edith Bullis (sister)," and that he was born April 1, 1900. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had brown eyes and brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Bernice E. Bullis lived from 1902 to 1986, and was buried in Sunrise Memorial Cemetery in Vallejo, Solano County, California, and that Lloyd M. Bullis lived from 1901 to 1963, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bernice Bullis was born November 14, 1902, and died in June of 1986. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Minnesota, and her last place of residence was in Vallejo, Solano County, California.

According to California death record transcripts, Bernice E. Bullis was born November 14, 1902 in Minnesota, and died June 10, 1986 in Solano County. Her father's surname is listed as Lyon, and her mother's maiden name as Grace.

According to California death record transcripts, Lloyd M. Bullis was born April 1, 1901, and died March 29, 1963 in Solano County. his mother's maiden name is listed as Atkinson.

On page 21 of the 1910 census for District 202 (Minneapolis) in Hennepin County, Minnesota (dated April 20, 1910), Joseph Bullis is listed as the head of the household for house #218, he's a house contractor, born in New York, father born in New York, mother born in Maine, 1st marriage, married for 30 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Ida (wife, born in Minnesota, father's birthplace is blank, mother born in Minnesota, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and all are still living, age 50), Edith (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 20), Florence (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 17), Harry (son, born in Iowa, age 14), Frank (son, born in Iowa, age 12), and Lloyd (son, born in Iowa, age 8).

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 102 (Minneapolis) in Hennepin County, Minnesota (dated January 5, 1920), William Klingle is listed as the head of the household for family #84, he's a machinist for a radiator company, born in Iowa, parents born in Germany, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Abbie [Abbie Bullis Klingle] (wife, born in in Minnesota, father born in New York, mother born in Minnesota, age 38), Edith (daughter, born in Iowa, age 13), Francis (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 11), Lorin (son, born in Minnesota, age 4 months), Frank Bullis (brother-in-law, single, machinist in a laundry, born in in Iowa, father born in New York, mother born in Minnesota, age 21), Edith Bullis (sister-in-law, single, dress maker at home, born in in Minnesota, father born in New York, mother born in Minnesota, age 29), Lloyd Bullis (brother-in-law, single, deliveryman for a grocery company, born in in Iowa, father born in New York, mother born in Minnesota, age 18), Alma Harthum (roomer, single, helper at a photo company, born in Minnesota, parents born in Germany, age 23), and Selma Vengren (roomer, single, does clerical work for the railroad, born in Minnesota, parents born in Norway, age 24).

On page 68 of the 1930 census for District 27-262 (Minneapolis) in Hennepin County, Minnesota (dated April 17, 1930), Lloyd Bullis is listed as the head of the household for house #631, he's a circulation supervisor for a newspaper, born in Iowa, father born in New York, mother born in Minnesota, first married at age 25, and he's 30 years old. Also listed is Bernice (wife, born in Minnesota, father born in New York, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 27).

(This information comes from Terry Crace and other sources)







CLEMENS GLENDALE CRACE, son of HANUN BOONE CRACE and ELIZABETH M. "LIZZIE" SMITH, was born June 22, 1908 in Bethel, Anoka County, Minnesota, died March 15, 1985 in Hennepin County, Minnesota, and is buried in Oak Leaf Cemetery in Bethel, Anoka County, Minnesota. He married BEVERLY M. VALENTINE, September 21, 1945, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. She was born October 23, 1919, died May 1, 1986 Hennepin County, Minnesota, and is buried in Oak Leaf Cemetery in Bethel, Anoka County, Minnesota.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 36 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Clemens G. Crace lived from June 22, 1908 to March 15, 1985, and was buried in Lot 5, Block 11, Section 2 in Oak Leaf Cemetery in Bethel, Anoka County, Minnesota, and that Beverly M. Crace lived from October 23, 1919 to May 1, 1986, and was buried in the same plot in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Clemens Crace was born June 22, 1908, and died in March of 1985. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oregon, and his last place of residence was in Isle, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota.

According to Minnesota death record transcripts, Clemens Glendale Crace was born June 22, 1908, and died March 15, 1985 in Hennepin County. His mother's maiden name is listed as Smith.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Beverly Crace was born October 23, 1919, and died in May of 1986. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in South Dakota, and her last place of residence was in Clear Lake, Sherburne County, Minnesota.

According to Minnesota death record transcripts, Beverly M. Crace was born January 23, 1919, and died May 1, 1986 in Anoka County. Her mother's maiden name is listed as McLanghlin [sic].

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 71-18 (St. Cloud) in Sherburne County, Minnesota (dated April 12, 1930), Clemens Crace is found an inmate in the Minnesota State Reformatory. He's born in Minnesota, father born in Kentucky, mother born in English Canada, and he's 21 years old.

(This information comes from Terry Crace and other sources)







JULIA JACKSON, daughter of REBECCA CONLEY and ELISHA JACKSON, was born July 9, 1883 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died before 1910. She married JOHN ALLEN JACKSON, son of ROBERT W. JACKSON and MARY ELIZABETH SALYERS, August 20, 1903 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born March 17, 1875 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died July 14, 1975 in Garrett, Floyd County, Kentucky. John Jackson married (2) SOPHIA L. JACKSON. He married (3) EDNA CURRY, daughter of ALEC CURRY and (unknown), about 1926. She was born March 25, 1898 in Robertsdale, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, died June 9, 1947 in Martin, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Allen, Floyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Julia Jackson can be found on pages 28 & 155 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Julia Jackson's sister, Cora, married John Allen Jackson's brother, Frank.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Julia Jackson (b. Magoffin County, father b. Johnson County, mother b. Magoffin County, age 19) married John Allen Jackson (b. Magoffin County, father b. Johnson County, mother b. Magoffin County, age 23) on August 20, 1903 in Johnson County.

When John Allen Jackson's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer and a miner for Green Rock Coal Company, that his nearest relative was Sopha Jackson "wife" of Ballot, Kentucky, and that he was born March 17, 1875. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John Jackson was born March 15, 1876, and died in July of 1975. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Garrett, Floyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John A. Jackson died July 14, 1975 in Floyd County at the age of 100.

According to her death certificate, Edna Curry Jackson died June 9, 1947 in Martin, Floyd County, Kentucky, from hypertensive heart disease. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Robertsdale, Pennsylvania, her birth date as March 25, 1898, her marital status as married, her husband as John A. Jackson, her father as Alec Curry (b. Pennsylvania), her mother's maiden name is blank, the informant as Woodrow Jackson of Weeksbury, Kentucky, and the burial place as Allen, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Edna Jackson died June 9, 1947 in Floyd County at the age of 49.

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), John and Julia's children are found living in the home of their aunt and uncle. Frank Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 7 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Cora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 28), Addie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Adie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Ida (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Archie Jackson (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Stegie Jackson (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2). Also found living in the same house are Elsie Bayes (head, laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 0 years, age 23), and Gracie Bayes (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 0 years, no children, age 21).

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 13 & 14, 1920), John A. Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #93, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Sophia Jackson (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 42), Archie (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Stegie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Woodrow W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 5 months), Mitchel Blair (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), Effie Blair (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), Ella Blair (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Worthel Blair (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), and Orvil Blair (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 36-19 (Wheelwright) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), John Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Edna (wife, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, first married at 27, age 31), Stegie Bolling (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 22), Eddie Bolling (son-in-law, married, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 22), and Woodrow Jackson (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 2 of the 1940 census for District 36-9 (Garrett) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1940), J. A. Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a coal miner, born in Pennsylvania, he was living in rural Floyd County in 1935, he has no formal education, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Edna (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 41), Woodrow Jackson (step-son, born in Kentucky, age 20), and Ethel Bryant (servant, widowed, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Floyd County in 1935, 3rd grade education, age 37).

    The children of JULIA JACKSON and JOHN JACKSON are:

    1. ARCHIE JACKSON, b. January 10, 1905, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. December 8, 2000, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) MAY CARPENTER, m. (2) VIRGIE BLANTON.
    2. STEGIE MAE JACKSON, b. May 25, 1907, Kentucky, d. March 17, 1983, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. EDDIE BOLIN.







HERBERT BLAIR, son of MARY JANE CONLEY and LEVI FRANKLIN BLAIR, was born January 11, 1910 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 12, 1978 in Sunbury, Delaware County, Ohio, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) MADGE LEE MCFADDIN, daughter of LULA D. RICE and WARNIE BARNES MCFADDIN, about 1933. She was born May 16, 1913 in Floyd County, Kentucky. He married (2) IVAL M. MCKENZIE, daughter of HENRY P. MCKENZIE and VICTORIA MURRAY. She was born about 1915 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 11, 1990 in Sunbury, Delaware County, Ohio, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Barnes McFaddin was the brother of William McFaddin, Isaac Frankliin McFaddin, and Nancy "Nannie" McFaddin.

Victoria Murray was the sister of Thomas H. Murray and Elizabeth Murray.

Victoria Murray McKenzie's maiden name was determined by finding the obituary of her son Charles (1899-1969).

Herbert Blair's obituary and Social Security records show that he was born January 11, 1910, but he wasn't in the 1910 census which was taken in April of that year.

Madge McFaddin's name is found as Mrs. Madge Salyers in her father's obituary, and she was living in Flint, Michigan, at the time of his death.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Madge McFaddin was born May 16, 1913 in Floyd County to Lula Rice.

According to his obituary, Herbert Blair (age 68), son of Levi Franklin and Mary Jane Conley Blair, was born January 11, 1910 in Johnson County, died March 12, 1978 at home in Sunbury, Ohio, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ival McKenzie Blair. He was survived by 2 sons, Henry Blair (of Sunbury) and Neal Blair (Sunbury); 2 daughters, Mrs. Patricia Ann Spencer (Seminole, Florida) and Mrs. Regina Kay McGlothin (Galena, Ohio); 2 brothers, Asa Blair (West Van Lear) and Irvin Blair (Oil Springs); 1 sister, Goldie Vincent (Wayland); 11 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Herbert Blair was born January 11, 1910, and died in March of 1978. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Sunbury, Delaware County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Herbert Blair was born about 1910, and died March 12, 1978 at home in Delaware County at the age of 68. He was married at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Ivel Blair (age 75) was born in Johnson County, died March 11, 1990 in Sunbury, Ohio, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Blair, in 1978. She was survived by 2 sons, Henry Blair (of Inverness, Florida) and Gary Blair (Centersburg, Ohio); 2 daughters, Patricia A. Spencer (Seminole, Florida) and Regina McGlothin (Galena, Ohio); 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ival M. Blair was born November 14, 1914, and died in March of 1990. She received her Social Security card in 1956-1958 in Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ival M. McKenzie Blair was born November 14, 1914 in Kentucky, and died March 11, 1990 at home in Delaware County at the age of 75. Her father's surname is listed as McKenzie, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 7 & 8, 1920), Henry P. McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Lora [hard to read] (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 52), Charley (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Elzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Dixie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Ival (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 15 of the 1930 census for District 58-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), Henry P. McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #154, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, first married at age 21, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Victoria (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, first married at 17, age 63), Ival (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Neva McKenzie (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), and Eula McKenzie (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

    The child of HERBERT BLAIR and MADGE MCFADDIN is:

    1. NANCY CARROLL BLAIR, b. December 20, 1933, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 21, 1933, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Nancy C. Blair was born December 20, 1933 in Johnson County to Madge McFadden.
      According to her death certificate, Nancy Carroll died December 21, 1933 in Van Lear from unknown causes. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Van Lear, her birth date as December 20, 1933, her parents as Herbert Blair (b. Johnson County) and Madge Lee McFadden (b. Floyd County), the informant as Herbert Blair of Collista, Kentucky, and the burial place as Van Lear.

    The children of HERBERT BLAIR and IVAL MCKENZIE are:

    1. HENRY FRANKLIN BLAIR, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ALICE FAY ADAMS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Henry F. Blair was born in Johnson County to Iuel McKinzie.
    2. PATRICIA A. BLAIR, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) SPENCER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Patricia A. Blair was born in Johnson County to Ival McKenzie.
    3. REGINA K. BLAIR, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) MCGLOTHIN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Regina K. Blair was born in Johnson County to Ivel McKenzie.
    4. GARY NEAL BLAIR, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gary N. Blair was born in Johnson County to Ivel McKenzie.

    (This information comes from Joseph Eugene Conley and other sources)







RACHEL JULIA BLAIR, daughter of JOHN L. BLAIR and JANE CAUDILL, was born May 13, 1859 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 14, 1916 in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the Win Rivers Cemetery in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married GEORGE H. RIVERS, son of ANDREW M. RIVERS and MINERVA LEWIS, about 1890. He was born in August of 1868 in Kentucky, and died before 1930. George Rivers married (2) SUSAN HOLBROOK. Susan Holbrook married (1) THOMAS HENRY MAY.

Notes: Andrew M. Rivers' 2nd wife was Susan J. Rice.

George H. Rivers was the brother of Winfield Rivers.

Minerva Lewis' maiden name comes from her son John's death certificate. He was born July 30, 1874 in Johnson County, and died from coronary thrombosis on November 19, 1950 in West Van Lear.

According to Kentucky birth records, Rachel Julia Blare was born May 13, 1859 in Johnson County to John L. Blare and Jane Caudill.

According to her death certificate, Julia Rivers died September 14, 1916 in Jennies Creek from cartarrah stomach. Also on this certificate, her birth date is listed as September 14, 1859 [mistake], her age as 57 years 4 months, her parents as John L. Blair (b. Kentucky) and Jane [no last name] (b. Kentucky), and the informant as George Rivers of Denver, Kentucky.

On page 26 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1880), Andrew M. Rivers is listed as the head of the household for house #336, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Minerva (wife, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, age 45), Samuel (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Winfield (son, born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 23 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1900), George H. Rivers is listed as the head of the household for house #195, he's a farmer, born in August of 1868 in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Virginia, married for 10 years, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Rachel J. (wife, born in May of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 40), Virgie L. (daughter, born in November of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Virnie C. (daughter, born in August of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Nora D. (daughter, born in March of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), and Virley G. (son, born in August of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 73 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), George H. Rivers is listed as the head of the household for house #2, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 20 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Rachel J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 20 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 50), Vernie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Nora D. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Verlie G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 38 (Jennies Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 2 & 3, 1920), George Rivers is listed as the head of the household for house #6, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Susan (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Herbert May (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), Virgil May (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), Marie May (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), and George Rivers Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 25 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Susan Rivers is listed as the head of the household for house #190, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and she's 47 years old. Also listed are Herbert Rivers [May] (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Virgil Rivers [May] (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), George Rivers (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and James H. Rivers (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 3 months).

    The children of RACHEL BLAIR and GEORGE RIVERS are:

    1. VIRGIE L. RIVERS, b. November 15, 1890, Kentucky, d. April 1, 1985, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. ROSCOE W. "ROSS" HANNAH.
    2. VERNA C. RIVERS, b. August 19, 1892, Kentucky, d. April 10, 1975, Leander, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WALTER W. HANNAH.
    3. NORA D. RIVERS, b. March 10, 1894, Kentucky, d. November 14, 1974, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WARNIE D. BLAIR.
    4. VERLIE G. RIVERS, b. August 26, 1898, Kentucky, d. July 19, 1976, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, m. LILLIE FITZPATRICK.

    (This information comes from Joseph Eugene Conley and other sources)







REBA OWENS, daughter of GRADY PENNINGTON and WILLIAM "WILLIE" OWENS, was born about 1929 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married ORVILLE LEE JACKSON, son of IDA MAY CONLEY and MARTIN VAN BUREN "BUREN" JACKSON. He was born about 1927 in Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 69 & 551 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Reba Owens was born in Magoffin County to Gradie Pennington.

    The child of REBA OWENS and ORVILLE JACKSON is:

    1. LEON JACKSON.

    (This information comes from Joseph Eugene Conley and other sources)







RONNIE L. CLICK, son of LEONARD J. CLICK and MINNIE EVELYN BLANTON, was born in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married SUSAN BORDERS, daughter of MELVIN BORDERS and ETHEL (unknown last name).

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ronnie L. Click was born in Johnson County to Minnie Blanton.

    The children of RONNIE CLICK and SUSAN BORDERS are:

    1. ERIC WESTON CLICK, b. 1981, d. September 17, 1981, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Lowmansville, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Eric Weston Click, infant son of Ronnie and Susan Borders Click, died September 17, 1981 i Paintsville Hospital. He was survived by his parents; 1 brother, Kevin Click (of Lowmansville); 1 sister, Kelly Click (Lowmansville); paternal grandparents, Leonard and Evelyn Click; and maternal grandparents, Melvin and Ethel Borders (Lowmansville).
    2. KEVIN CLICK.
    3. KELLY CLICK.







LLOYD CONLEY, son of LEWIS CONLEY and MARY E. HUNLEY, was born February 28, 1947 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 12, 1975 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married CAROLYN SUE TACKETT, daughter of FLOYD JACKSON TACKETT and OPAL LEMASTER, May 14, 1966, Marion, Marion County, Ohio. Carolyn Sue Tackett married (2) CHALMER DOUG SALYER.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 40, 135, & 254 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to his obituary, Lloyd Conley (age 28), son of the late Lewis Conley and Mary Ellen Hunley Conley, was a factory worker. He was born February 28, 1947 in Johnson County, died December 12, 1975 at home in Barnetts Creek after an extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Barnetts Creek. He was survived by his wife, Carolyn Sue Tackett Conley, whom he married May 14, 1966 in Marion, Ohio; 1 son, Lloyd Perry Conley; 1 daughter, Phyllis Rae Conley; 4 brothers, Hershel Conley (of Marion, Ohio), Rex Dixon Conley (Piketon, Ohio), Roy Lee Conley (Hager Hill), and Troy Lewis Conley (Barnetts Creek); and 3 sisters, Arma Lemaster (Pikeville), Opal Faye Blanton (Piketon, Ohio), and Rebecca Cantrell (Piketon, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lloyd Conley was born February 28, 1947, and died in December of 1975. He received his Social Security card in 1962 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Adams, Lawrence County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lloyd Conley died December 12, 1975 in Johnson County at the age of 28. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

    The children of LLOYD CONLEY and CAROLYN TACKETT are:

    1. PHYLLIS RAE CONLEY.
    2. LLOYD PERRY CONLEY.







LUCILLE TACKETT, daughter of FLOYD JACKSON TACKETT and OPAL LEMASTER, married PAUL RISNER.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 135 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of LUCILLE TACKETT and PAUL RISNER are:

    1. PAUL RISNER JR.
    2. TINA RISNER.
    3. JAMIE RISNER.







WILLIAM B. COLLINS, son of PHOEBE RATLIFF and ALLEN COLLINS, was born November 19, 1879 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 22, 1980 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married CARRIE HOWARD, daughter of MARY ANN CRACE and HENRY S. HOWARD, December 31, 1898 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born October 16, 1881 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died May 9, 1955 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, William Collins married Carrie Howard on December 31, 1898 in Magoffin County at the home of Manford Collins. The witnesses were Jules Howe and John Collins, and the minister was W. M. Walker.

When Will Collin's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 19, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer and a mail carrier in Oil Springs, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Carrie Collins of Oil Springs, and that he was born November 19, 1880. He was found to be of medium height and stout build, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

According to his obituary, Will Collins (age 100), son of Allen and Phoebe Ratliff Collins, was a retired farmer and a resident of Oil Springs, Kentucky. He was born November 19, 1879 in Johnson County, died March 22, 1980 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carey Howard, in 1953. He was survived by 1 daughter, Bulah Thrawley (of Owensboro); 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Will Collins was born November 19, 1879, and died March 22, 1980. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, his last benefit was paid in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Will Collins died March 22, 1980 in Johnson County at the age of 100.

According to her obituary, Carrie Howard Collins daughter of Henry and Mary Grace Howard, was born October 16, 1881 in Magoffin County, died May 9, 1955 at home in Oil Springs following an illness of several months, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was survived by her husband, Will Collins; 1 son, George B. Collins (of Monaville, West Virginia); 2 daughters, Mrs. Wayne Rice (Oil Springs) and Mrs. Beulah Thrombley (Owensboro); 3 sisters, Mrs. Lydia Preston (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Carrie Collins died May 9, 1955 in Johnson County at the age of 73.

On page 49 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1900), William B. Collins is listed as the head of the household for house #428, he's a farmer, born in September of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 1 year, and he's 20 years old. Also listed are Carrie (wife, born in October of 1880 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 1 year, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 19), Annie (daughter, born in October of 1899 in Kentucky, age 7 months), and John Collins (brother, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 25).

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), William Collins is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 11 years, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Carrie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 11 years, age 27), Lillie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Bulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and George B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 12, & 13, 1920), Will Collins is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Carrie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), and George B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Will Collins is listed as the head of the household for house #170, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 50 years old. Also listed is Carrie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 48).

    The children of WILL COLLINS and CARRIE HOWARD are:

    1. LILLIE ANN COLLINS, b. October 19, 1899, Kentucky, d. January 10, 1974, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WAYNE RICE.
    2. BEULAH COLLINS, b. December 18, 1904, Kentucky, d. May 19, 1990, Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, buried in Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, m. (1) IRVIN CAUDILL, m. (2) HOMER S. THRAWLEY.
    3. GEORGE B. COLLINS, b. 1908, Kentucky.







MARJORIE BROOKE ALDENDERFER, daughter of TAMMY CONLEY and DOUGLAS ALDENDERFER.

    The child of BROOKE ALDENDERFER and (unknown) is:

    1. JOELYN CHRISTENE ALDENDERFER.

    (This information comes from Brooke Aldenderfer)







BILLY DEAN CONLEY, son of BILLY CECIL CONLEY and PATRICIA ANN SNODGRASS, was born in Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana. He married PAULA RENEE WINELEY.

    The children of BILLY CONLEY and PAULA WINELEY are:

    1. COLTEN ETHAN CONLEY, b. Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana.
    2. KAITLYN ELIZABETH CONLEY, b. Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana.

    (This information comes from Angela Conley Turner)







ANGELA SUE CONLEY, daughter of BILLY CECIL CONLEY and PATRICIA ANN SNODGRASS, was born in Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana. She married CHRISTOPHER PAUL TURNER.

    The children of ANGELA CONLEY and CHRISTOPHER TURNER are:

    1. EMILY NICOLE TURNER, b. Louisville, Boulder County, Colorado.
    2. EVAN PATRICK TURNER, b. Louisville, Boulder County, Colorado.

    (This information comes from Angela Conley Turner)







MILTON LITTERAL, son of SARAH CONLEY and DANIEL LITTERAL, was born October 1, 1834 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) MANERVA JACKSON about 1853. She was born about 1830 in Kentucky, and died about 1871. He married (2) RHODA JACKSON, daughter of ROBERT JACKSON and MARY ANN "POLLY" HOWARD, July 18, 1872 in Ohio. She was born January 10, 1850 in Harlan County, Kentucky, and died before 1900.

Notes: According to an article written by Todd Preston of the The Magoffin County Historical Society, "Dave Litteral is looking for info on his grandparents, Frank Litteral b 1857 and his wife Alice b. 1875. Their children were Milt Litteral b. 1900, Boone Litteral b. 1908 and Howard Litteral b. 1910.
"In the 1900 Magoffin census we find Frank Litteral b. Nov 1856. He married 23 Nov 1882 to Emaline Litteral and had children Minerva age 16, Charles age 14, Bessie age 11, Eddie age 9 and Ida age 4.
"Bessie married Estill Pennington and Ida married Marvin Picklesimer (I knew them quite well).
"Frank Litteral married second to Alice Stone b. 1875. I have no info on her.
"Frank was a son of Milton Litteral b. 1834 and served in the Civil War (Co. F, 14th KY Inf.). Milton married 1st to Minerva Jackson b. 1830 Harlan Co. KY and died 1871. Milton next married in 1872 to Rhoda Jackson b. 1850 Harlan Co. KY, daughter of Robert Jackson and Polly Howard.
"Milton was a son of Daniel Litteral and Sally Conley. He was killed in his yard during the Civil War by Home Guards. Milton's father John [sic] Litteral served in the War of 1812."

Manerva Jackson's name has also been reported as Manerva Salyer, but it's found as Manerva Jackson on 2 of her children's birth records.

On page 57 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated July 10, 1860), Milton Litterall is listed as the head of the household for house #395, no occupation is listed, he's born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Manerva (born in Kentucky, age 30), Alexander (born in Kentucky, age 10), Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 9), Franklin (born in Kentucky, age 4), Josephene (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 9 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1880), Milton Litteral is listed as the head of the household for house #68, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Rhoda (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 29), Franklin (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Rebecca (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Maggie B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and William M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to daughter Josephine.

On page 52 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 26, 1900), Milton Litteral is listed as the head of the household for house #447, he's a farmer, born in October of 1834 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Maggie (daughter, single, born in January of 1872 in Ohio, age 28), William (son, single, farm laborer, born in April of 1879 in Kentucky, age 21), Julia (daughter, born in April of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Mary J. (daughter, born in July of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Alonzo (son, born in December of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Harvey Litteral (grandson, born in January of 1891 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 7), Louisa Litteral (granddaughter, born in May of 1893 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 7), Golda May Litteral (granddaughter, born in March of 1895 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 5), and Harry Litteral (grandson, born in February of 1898 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 2). Daughter Josephine is in house #457.

    The children of MILTON LITTERAL and MANERVA SALYER are:

    1. ALEXANDER LITTERAL, b. 1850, Kentucky.
    2. MARY E. LITTERAL, b. 1851, Kentucky.
    3. FRANKLIN LITTERAL, b. December 15, 1856, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 5, 1926, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. (1) EMALINE LITTERAL, m. (2) ALICE STONE.
    4. JOSEPHINE LITTERAL, b. August 7, 1858, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 28, 1938, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GABRIEL JACKSON.
    5. REBECCA LITTERAL, b. 1861, Kentucky.

    The children of MILTON LITTERAL and RHODA JACKSON are:

    1. MAGGIE B. LITTERAL, b. January 10, 1874, Ohio, d. July 18, 1939, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Maggie Litteral's death certificate, she was the daughter of Milton Litteral and Rhoda Jackson and died single.
      According to her obituary, Maggie Rice Litteral (age 65), "died at her home in West Paintsville Tuesday night, July 18, 1939. 'Aunt Mag' as she was known to her friends and neighbors, had been ill for the past four years, but had been in a serious condition for the past month. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church and was loved and respected by all her neighbors and friends. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the home in charge of Rev. H. B. Conley [Harvey Burns Conley]. Burial in the old Paintsville Cemetery. She is survived by 2 sons, Harry Litteral (Wheelwright) and Harvey Litteral (Salyersville); three daughters, Miss Golda Litteral (at home); Mrs. Louise Blair (Van Lear), and Mrs. Bill McKenzie (Mingo); 2 brothers; 2 sisters; and a number of grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to her obituary, Goldie Litteral (age 66), daughter of Adrian Jackson and Maggie Litteral, was born in Magoffin County, lived in Paintsville for the 46 years prior to her death, died January 30, 1963 in a local hospital after a brief illness, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was survived by 2 sons, Billy "Perk" Litteral (of Paintsville) and Morris Litteral (Paintsville); 2 brothers, Harve Litteral (Charlestown, Ohio) and Harry Litteral (McDowell); 1 sister, Mrs. Josie McKenzie (Meally, Kentucky); and 1 granddaughter, Billie Jean Litteral. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to her obituary, Louise May Litteral Blair (age 64), daughter of the late Milton and Maggie Rice Litteral was born May 12, 1893 in Magoffin County, died January 13, 1958 at the Paintsville home of her daughter, Mrs. Virgil Wheatley, following an illness of 3 years, and was buried in Cumbo Cemetery in West Van Lear. She was survived by her husband, Oscar Blair; 3 sons, Marshall Blair (of Van Lear), Hurshel (Van Lear), and Beecher (Wabash, Indiana); 4 daughters, Mrs. Virgil Wheatley, Mrs. Eunice Hyden (Paintsville), Mrs. Mary Baldridge (East Point), Mrs. Annie Muphy [Annie Murphy] (Holden, West Virginia), and Mabel Williams (Meally, Kentucky); 2 brothers, Harvey Litteral (Springfield, Ohio) and Harry Litteral (McDowell); and 2 sisters, Goldia Litteral (Paintsville) and Josie McKenzie (Meally). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to his obituary, Oscar Blair (age 67), son of the late B. J. and Mary Katherine Watkins Blair, was a retired miner and farmer and had lived in Lavalette, West Virginia, for the 16 years prior to his death. He was born January 6, 1893 in Johnson County, died March 22, 1960 in a Huntington, West Virginia hospital, and was buried in Cumbo Cemetery in West Van Lear. He was survived by 3 sons, Hurshell Blair (of West Van Lear), Beecher Blair (Wabash, Indiana) [and the 3rd son isn't listed]; 5 daughters, Mrs. Virgil Wheatley (Paintsville), Mrs. Eunice Huden (Paintsville), Mrs. Mary Baldridge (East Point), Mrs. Annie Murphy (Holden, West Virginia), and Mrs. Mabel Williams (Meally); and 1 sister, Mrs. Doshia Bailey (Indiana). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. WILLIAM M. LITTERAL, b. April 1879, Kentucky.
    3. JULIA LITTERAL, b. April 1883, Kentucky.
    4. MARY J. LITTERAL, b. July 1885, Kentucky.
    5. ALONZO LITTERAL, b. December 1892, Kentucky.







OTIS MUSICK, son of LORA LEE DAVIS and JOHN W. MUSIC, was born January 23, 1908 in Kentucky, died February 1, 1985 in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel, Floyd County, Kentucky. He married SARAH CATHERINE COOPER, daughter of JOHN WILLIAM COOPER and LAURA BELL CAUDILL, about 1929. She was born February 22, 1912 in Boyd County, Kentucky, died February 29, 2000 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel, Floyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Otis Music's sister, Myrtle, married Sarah Cooper's brother, Estill.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Sarah C. Cooper was born February 22, 1912 in Boyd County to Louia Caudee.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Otis Musick lived from 1908 to 1985, and was buried in Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel, Floyd County, Kentucky, and that Sarah Catherine Musick was born February 22, 1912 [no death date is engraved], and was buried in the same cemetery. Otis' headstone is also engraved with "CCM US NAVY WORLD WAR II."

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Otis Musick was born January 23, 1908, and died in February of 1985. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Otis Musick died February 1, 1985 in Floyd County at the age of 77.

According to one obituary, Sarah Katherine Cooper Musick (age 88), daughter of the late John and Laura Caudill Cooper, was a resident of Prestonsburg, Floyd County, at the time of her death. She was born February 22, 1912 in Pike County, died February 29, 2000 in Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Musick. She was survived by 2 daughters, Judie Allen (of Palm Coast, Florida) and Yvonne Taylor (Louisville); 1 sister, Marie Cooper Kane (Mt. Vernon, Illinois); 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.) According to another obituary, Sarah was born in Estill, Floyd County.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Sarah C. Musick was born February 22, 1912, and died February 29, 2000. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Sarah K. Musick died February 28 in Paintsville at the age of 88.

On page 24 of the 1920 census for District 59 (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated January 8, 1920), Jno Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #225, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Claud (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 21), Estel (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Jessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Nannie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 month).

On page 46 of the 1930 census for District 36-27 (Magisterial District No. 7) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1930), Otis Music is listed as the head of the household for house #410, he's a coal loader in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 19), and John (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 17 of the 1940 census for District 36-8 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1940), John W. Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #133, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he was living in Estill, Floyd County, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Laura B. (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 36), Otis Music (son-in-law, married, coal miner, born in Kentucky, he was living in Wheelright, Floyd County, in 1935, 8th grade education, age 33), Sarah Music (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 27), Johnie Music (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 11), Yvone Music (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Juda M. Music (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Paul Stines (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 15).

    The children of OTIS MUSICK and SARAH COOPER are:

    1. JOHN W. MUSICK, b. 1929, Floyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John W. Mussic was born in Floyd County to Sarah Cooper.
    2. YVONNE MUSICK, b. 1935, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) TAYLOR.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Yvonne Musick was born in Floyd County to Sarah Cooper.
    3. JUDY M. MUSICK, b. 1939, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ALLEN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Judy M. Musick was born in Floyd County to Sarah Cooper.







MARY JANE BLANTON, daughter of JOHN NEWTON BLANTON and SARAH "SALLY" SIMPSON, was born November 18, 1855 in State Road Fork of Licking Creek in Floyd County, Kentucky, died January 12, 1944 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Whitehouse, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married ADRIAN NAPIER, son of EDWARD NAPIER and SUSAN HELTON. He was born January 11, 1843 in Kentucky, and died March 16, 1919 in Whitehouse, Johnson County, Kentucky. Adron Napier married (1) REBECCA STEPP, daughter of ROBERT STEPP and MARY E. RIPPETOE. She was born about 1835 in Kentucky. Rebecca Stepp married (1) JOHN N. BLANTON, son of JAMES BLANTON and SARAH DAVIS. He was born about 1838 in Kentucky.

Notes: Rebecca Stepp and John Blanton's son, Elijah, married Lucinda Jane Hall.

According to Kentucky birth records, Mary Jane Blanton was born November 18, 1855 in State Road Fork of Licking Creek in Floyd County to John N. Blanton and Sarah Simpson.

According to her death certificate, Mary Jane Napier died January 12, 1944 in Johnson County from acute peritonitis, which is an inflammation of the membrane that lines the wall of the abdomen and covers the abdominal organs. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed Kentucky, her birth date as October 17, 1855, her marital status as widowed, her parents as John Blanton and Sallie Simpson, and the informant as Mrs. Mauce [Marice?] Cantrill.

According to his death certificate, Adron Napier died March 16, 1919 in Whitehouse from influenza. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed Kentucky, his birth date as January 11, 1843, his marital status as married, his parents as Edward Napier (b. Kentucky) and Susan Helton (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Mance Cantrell of Whitehouse, Kentucky.

On page 127 of the 1860 census for Harlan County, Kentucky (dated August 21, 1860), Adron and his sister are found living in the home of their grandparents. Shaderick Helton is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 76 years old. Also listed are Mary (born in North Carolina, age 67), Mary Jackson (born in Kentucky, age 15), Mary Napier (born in Kentucky, age 14), Adron Napier (born in Kentucky, age 17), and Calaway Saylor (born in Kentucky, age 15).

On pages 119 & 120 of the 1860 census for Harlan County, Kentucky (dated August 17, 1860), Rebecca Blanton [Rebecca Stepp Blanton] is listed as the head of the household for house #795, she's not working born in Kentucky, and she's 25 years old. Also listed are Eligha (born in Kentucky, age 2), and James (born in Kentucky, age 4 months).

On page 3 of the 1870 census for Precinct 6 in Clay County, Kentucky (dated August 23, 1870), Adron Napier is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Rebeca (born in Kentucky, age 33), Elijah (born in Kentucky, age 12), James (born in Kentucky, age 10), Edward (born in Kentucky, age 8), Sharderick (born in Kentucky, age 6), Crittendon (born in Kentucky, age 3), and William (born in March of 1870 in Kentucky, age 5 months).

On page 3 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1880), Adrain Napper is listed as the head of the household for house #17, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, age 41), James Blanton (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Edward Napper (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Shaderic Napper (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), John C. C. Napper (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), William Napper (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Elizabeth Napper (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Rebecca J. Napper (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and R. B. H. Napper (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 9 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Adern Napper is listed as the head of the household for house #74, he's a farmer, born in January of 1843 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in November of 1845 in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 20), Jacob (son, born in January of 1880 in Kentucky, age 20), Adren (son, born in March of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Millard F. (son, born in October of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Sousan (daughter, born in February of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Alie C. (daughter, born in August of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Sallie (daughter, born in September of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Ella M. (daughter, born in April of 1894 in Kentucky, age 4), and Menifee (son, born in January of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1). Mary's parents are in house #69.

On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Adron Napper is listed as the head of the household for house #61, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 26 years, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Mary J. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 26 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 54), Adron (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 25), Millard (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), Susan (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Ella M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Menifee (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 33 (Whitehouse) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1920), Mary Napper is listed as the head of the household for house #54, she's widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 64 years old. Also listed are Menifee (son, laborer in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, age 20), Millard (son, single, born in Kentucky, age 34), Mary Tacket (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Frank Tacket (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8). Mary and Frank Tackett could be the of Susan Napier Tackett, who died of pneumonia in 1918.

    The children of MARY BLANTON and ADRIAN NAPIER are:

    1. ADRIAN NAPIER, b. March 1883, Kentucky.
    2. MILLARD F. NAPIER, b. October 1885, Kentucky.
    3. SUSAN NAPIER, b. February 1887, Kentucky, d. October 29, 1918, Whitehouse, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Whitehouse, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) TACKETT.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Susan Napier Tackett died October 29, 1918 in Whitehouse from pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birth date is listed as January 2, 1880, her parents as Adron Napier (b. Kentucky) and Mary Blanton (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Henry Parson.
    4. ALISEE NAPIER, b. August 27, 1889, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 28, 1915, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. CLARK CONLEY.
    5. SALLY NAPIER, b. September 1893, Kentucky.
    6. ELLA M. NAPIER, b. April 1894, Kentucky.
    7. MENIFEE NAPIER, b. January 1899, Kentucky.







HENRY FRANK BLANTON, son of LOUSINA FAIRCHILD and HANSFORD DOCTOR "DOKE" BLANTON, was born July 11, 1909 in Kentucky, died October 22, 1965 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH "LIZZIE" WILLIAMS. Lizzie Williams married (2) ROBERT LEE "R. L." WEBB, son of ANNA MEADE and OZIE WEBB. He was born June 26, 1930 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 6, 2005 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Webb Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 27 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Robert L. Webb was born June 26, 1930 in Johnson County to Anna Meade.

According to his obituary, Henry Frank Blanton (age 54), son of Hansferd and Lousina Fairchild Blanton, was a resident of Oil Springs at the time of his death. He was born July 11, 1909, died October 22, 1965 in Paintsville Hospital following an illness of a few days, and was buried in Blanton Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Lizzie Williams Blanton; 2 sons, Lee Blanton (of Staffordsville) and Corporal Adam Blanton (stationed in Okinawa); 4 daughters, Sina Mae Blanton (still at home), Henrietta Blanton (at home), Ruthie Lynn Blanton (at home), and Pamlia Blanton (at home); 2 brothers, Lasco Blanton (Dema) and Obid Cecil Blanton (Fairborn, Ohio); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Emma Curtis (Oil Springs) and Edna Blanton (Paintsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his obituary, Robert Lee "R. L." Webb (age 75), son of the late Ozie and Anna Meade Webb, was a resident of Oil Springs at the time of his death. He was born June 26, 1930 in Johnson County, died December 6, 2005 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Webb Family Cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by his wife, Lizzie Williams Webb (of Oil Springs); 1 step-son, Adam Blanton (Sitka); 4 step-daughters, Sina Blevins (Oil Springs), Pam Owens (Oil Springs), Henrietta Blair (Lowmansville), and Ruthie Cantrell (Urbana, Ohio); 3 brothers, Charles Webb (Oil Springs), Larry Webb (Lode), and Darrell Webb (Flat Gap); 5 sisters, Catherine Lemaster (Flat Gap), Malta Curtis (Flat Gap), Laura Gibbs (Russell), Alene Cope (Flatwoods), and Ruth Williams (Lode); 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 13 of the 1940 census for District 58-12 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), Hansford Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #106, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Edna (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 26), Evid (son, single, laborer for the C.C.C., born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 22), Henry F. (son, married, laborer for the W.P.A. road project, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 4th grade education, age 30), and Lizzie (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, she was living in Minefork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, in 1935, 8th grade education, age 16).

    The children of HENRY BLANTON and LIZZIE WILLIAMS are:

    1. ADAM K. BLANTON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Adam K. Blanton was born in Johnson County to Elizabeth Williams.
    2. LEE BLANTON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Leo Blanton was born in Johnson County to Lizzie Williams.
    3. SINA M. BLANTON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BLEVINS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Sina M. Blanton was born in Johnson County to Lizzie Williams.
      Sina's name is listed as Sina Blevins in her step-father's obituary.
    4. HENRIETTA BLANTON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BLAIR.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Henrietta Blanton was born in Johnson County to Lizzie Williams.
      Henrietta's name is listed as Henrietta Blair in her step-father's obituary.
    5. HANSFORD V. BLANTON, b. January 24, 1955, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 29, 1955, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Henrietta Blanton was born in Johnson County to Lizzie Williams.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Hansford V. Blanton died January 29, 1955 in Johnson County.
    6. RUTHIE LYNN BLANTON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) CANTRELL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruthie L. Blanton was born in Johnson County to Lizzie Williams.
      Ruthie's name is listed as Ruthie Cantrell in her step-father's obituary.
    7. PAMELA L. BLANTON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) OWENS.
      Notes: Pamela's name is listed as Pam Owens in her step-father's obituary.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Pamela L. Blanton was born in Johnson County to Lizzie Williams.







RALPH BORDERS, son of LETHA FRANCIS CRACE and JESSE FRANKLIN BORDERS, was born June 1, 1897 in Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died May 25, 1985 in South Williamson, Pike County, Kentucky. He married ANNA CRACE, daughter of WILLIAM P. CRACE and ARLENA FRANCIS LOVE. She was born March 23, 1900 in Kentucky, and died January 2, 1985 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: When Ralph Borders' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was self-employed, that his closest relative was Anna Borders of Cyrus, Kentucky, and that he was born June 1, 1897 in Cyrus, Kentucky. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had brown eyes and dark brown hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ralph Borders was born June 1, 1897, and died in May of 1985. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in South Williamson, Pike County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ralph Borders died May 25, 1985 in Pike County at the age of 87. He was living in Magoffin County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Annie Borders was born March 23, 1900, and died in January of 1985. She received her Social Security card in 1951-1952 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Anna Borders died January 2, 1985 in Floyd County at the age of 84. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 22 & 23, 1920), Ralph Borders is listed as the head of the household for house #136, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Anna (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), Ruie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 1 month), and Una (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 months).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Ralph Borders is listed as the head of the household for house #56, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 32), Annie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 30), Rouie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Una (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Arbie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Audie (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Dorthy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Dora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 month).

    The children of RALPH BORDERS and ANNIE CRACE are:

    1. RUIE BORDERS, b. December 11, 1917, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. December 4, 2009 in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. HERMAN CRACE.
    2. EUNA BORDERS, b. October 20, 1919, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. February 27, 1999, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, m. MITCHEL LEMASTER.
    3. ARBIE BORDERS, b. 1922, Kentucky.
    4. AUDIE J. BORDERS, b. November 8, 1923, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. September 9, 2011, Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Audie Borders was born November 8, 1923 in Magoffin County to Annie Crace.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Audie J. Borders was born November 8, 1923, and died September 9, 2011. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky.
    5. ROBERT BORDERS, b. 1926, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Robert Borders was born in Magoffin County to Anna Crace.
    6. DOROTHY J. BORDERS, b. 1928, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dortha J. Borders was born in Magoffin County to Anna Crace.
    7. DORA M. BORDERS, b. 1930, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dora M. Borders was born in Magoffin County to Annie [no last name].
    8. MAURICE L. BORDERS, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Maurice L. Borders was born in Magoffin County to Anna Grace.
    9. JAMES C. BORDERS, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James C. Borders was born in Magoffin County to Anna Crace.
    10. CATHERINE BORDERS, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Cathrine Borders was born in Magoffin County to Anna Crace.
    11. MILDRED F. BORDERS, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mildred F. Borders was born in Magoffin County to Annie Crace.







WILLIAM P. CRACE, son of NOAH CRACE and LETHA ANN HOWARD, was born in February, 14, 1875 in Kentucky. He married ARLENA FRANCIS LOVE, daughter of JAMES H. LOVE and MARY CHEEK, November 14, 1891 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born May 26, 1875 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died July 11, 1949 in Leatha, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Leatha, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Arlena Love was reportedly the sister of Margaret Elizabeth Love.

Arlena Frances Love's name on her birth record and in the 1880 census was Phinetta (Finettec) O. Love, the "O" no doubt standing for Orlena. Her birth record shows that she was born May 26, 1875 to James H. Love and Mary Cheek. Her death certificate shows that she was born May 27, 1875 to James Love and Mary Cheek.

According to Johnson County, Kentucky, birth records, Phinetta O. Love was born in May 26, 1875 in Lee County, Virginia, to James H. Love (b. Virginia) and Mary Cheek (b. Virginia.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, William P. Crace married Orlenia Love on November 14, 1891 in Magoffin County at the home of James H. Love. The witnesses were B. W. Crace and Jeff Love, and the minister was C. C. Crace.

When William P. Crace's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, that his closest relative was Arlena Crace of Wheelersburg, and that he was born February 14, 1875. He was found to be of medium height and build, he had black eyes and black hair, and he was blind. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

According to her death certificate, Arlena Francis Love Crace died July 11, 1949 in Leatha, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as May 27, 1875, her marital status as married, her husband as William P. Crace (age 74), her parents as James Love (b. Wise County, Virginia) and Mary Cheek (b. Old Virginia), the informant as Raymond Lucas of Charleston, West Virginia, and the burial place as Leatha, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Arlena F. Crace died June 11, 1949 in Magoffin County at the age of 73. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

On page 13 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1880), James H. Love is listed as the head of the household for house #105, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in North Carolina, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 45), Andrew J. (son, born in Virginia, age 13), Martha J. (daughter, born in Virginia, age 13), Sarah E. (daughter, born in Virginia, age 9), Mary M. (daughter, born in Virginia, age 7), Orpha (daughter, born in Virginia, age 6), Finettec O. (daughter, born in Virginia, age 5), Margarett E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Juliann Cheek (sister-in-law, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 45). Arlena Francis Love must be the Finettec O. Love listed here. William Crace's family is in house #113.

On pages 11 & 12 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1900), William Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #95, he's a farmer, born in February of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Arlena (wife, born in April of 1874 in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 26), Lillia J. (daughter, born in March of 1892 in Kentucky, parents born in West Virginia, age 8), Marthy E. (daughter, born in January of 1894 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, age 6), Chalie (son, born in March of 1896 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, age 4), Solon (son, born in February of 1897 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, age 3), and Anna (daughter, born in April of 1900 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, age 2 months). They are living next to Arlena's parents.

On page 27 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 4, 1910), William C. Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #131, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 18 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Arlena (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 33), Lilly J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Martha E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Solan B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11) Ann (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Lloyde (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Malisie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Dora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Alka (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 8, 1920), William Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #94, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Arlena (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 44), Solon (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Loyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Milissie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Dora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Alka (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), James C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Jessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 27 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1930), William Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #200, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 17, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Arline (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, first married at 15, age 55), Jimmie (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Jessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15).

    The children of WILLIAM CRACE and ARLENA LOVE are:

    1. LILLIE J. CRACE, b. March 1892, Kentucky.
    2. MARTHA E. CRACE, b. January 1894, Kentucky.
    3. CHARLEY CRACE, b. March 1896, Kentucky.
    4. SOLON B. CRACE, b. February 1897, Kentucky.
    5. ANNA CRACE, b. March 23, 1900, Kentucky, d. January 2, 1985, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. RALPH BORDERS.
    6. LLOYD CRACE, b. 1903, Kentucky.
    7. MALISSA CRACE, b. 1906, Kentucky.
    8. DORA CRACE, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    9. ALKA CRACE, b. 1909, Kentucky.
    10. JAMES C. CRACE, b. 1913, Kentucky.
    11. JESSIE CRACE, b. 1916, Kentucky.







ARLENE LYDIA BLAIR, daughter of LUCY S. BALDWIN and ULYSSES "LISS" BLAIR, was born about 1928 in Kentucky. She married (1) ASHLEY WARD, son of MARTHA BLAIR and JOHN WESLEY WARD, he was born June 25, 1925 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 19, 1959 in Lima, Allen County, Ohio, and is buried in the family cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (2) (unknown first name) CASTLE.

Notes: Arlene Blair's name is listed as Arlene Castle in various siblings' obituaries.

According to World War II Army enlistment record transcripts, Ashley Ward enlisted on March 30, 1943 in Fort Thomas Newport as a private. He was born about 1924 in Kentucky, was a farmhand, and was single with dependents.

According to his obituary, Ashley Ward (age 35), son of John W. Ward and Martha Blair Ward, was employed as a tool dresser in the oil fields, and lived in Denver, Kentucky, for most of his life. He was born June 29, 1925 in Johnson County, died July 19, 1959 in a Lima, Ohio, hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery in Barnetts Creek. He was survived by his wife, Arleen Blair Ward; 3 sons, Danny Ward, Terry Ward, and Jerry Ward (all at home); 2 daughters, Judith Ward and LaJeana Ward (at home); 5 brothers, Crate Ward (of Denver, Kentucky), Charlie Ward (Carey, Ohio), Edgar Ward (Barnetts Creek), Hager Ward (Carey, Ohio), and Zollie Ward (Barnetts Creek); and 8 sisters, Mary Salyer (Hamdon, Ohio), Cinda Hannah (Vanlue, Ohio), Cora Louellen (Van, West Virginia), Emily Waddell (Miamisburg, Ohio), Margarot Wickham (Carey, Ohio), Gladys Tackett (Carey), Joshie Higgenbotham (Carey), and Bennie Faye Petmickey (California). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ashley Ward was born about 1924, and died July 19, 1959 in St. Ritas Medical Center in Lima, Allen County, at the age of 35. He was married at the time of his death.

    The children of ASHLEY WARD and ARLENE BLAIR are:

    1. DANIEL V. WARD, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Daniel V. Ward was born in Johnson County to Arlene Blair.
    2. JUDITH J. WARD, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BLANTON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Judith J. Ward was born in Johnson County to Arlene Blair.
    3. LAJEANNA F. WARD, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lajeanna F. Ward was born in Johnson County to Arlene Blair.
    4. TERRY J. WARD, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Terry J. Ward was born in Johnson County to Arlene Blair.
    5. JERRY D. WARD, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jerry D. Ward was born in Johnson County to Arlene Blair.
    6. MARTHA A. WARD, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Martha A. Ward was born in Johnson County to Arlene Blair.







WILLIAM EDGAR CONLEY, son of GEORGE WASHINGTON CONLEY and EVA LEE RANKIN, was born October 16, 1898 in Carter County, Kentucky, died August 4, 1971 in East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio, and is buried in Columbiana County Memorial Park in Calcutta, Columbiana County, Ohio. He married NINA MAE BLACK, daughter of JOHN M. BLACK and SARILDA ROYCE. She was born June 29, 1918 in Rowan County, Kentucky, died August 26, 2004 in East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio, and is buried in Columbiana County Memorial Park in Calcutta, Columbiana County, Ohio.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Nina A. Black was born June 29, 1918 in Rowan County to Rilda Royse.

When William Edgar Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Logan, Logan County, West Virginia, he stated that he was a miner, that his closest relative was Mrs. Eva Conley of Whitman, Logan County, and that he was born October 16, 1898. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had gray eyes and brown hair. He signed the card "Willie Conley."

Information found on findagrave.com shows that William Conley lived from August 16, 1898 to August 4, 1971, and was buried in plot CR/A 78-4 in Columbiana County Memorial Park in Calcutta, Columbiana County, Ohio, and that Nina M. Conley lived from June 29, 1918 to August 26, 2004, and was buried in plot CR/A 78-3 in the same cemetery. Only a photo of Nina's headstone was provided.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, William Conley was born October 16, 1898, and died in August of 1971. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in North Carolina or West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in East Liverpool, Columbiana, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, William Conley died August 4, 1971 in East Liverpool City Hospital in East Liverpool, Columbiana County, at the age of 72. He was married at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Nina M. Conley was born June 29, 1918, and died August 26, 2004. She received her Social Security card in 1954-1955 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Nina Mae Black Conley was born June 29, 1918, and died August 26, 2004 in a nursing home. Her father's surname is listed as Black, her mother's maiden name as Royce, her place of residence as East Liverpool, Columbiana County, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 229 (Farmers) in Rowan County, Kentucky (dated January 7, 1920), Mig Black is listed as the head of the household for house #46, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Sarilda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), and Nina May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 6 months).

On page 23 of the 1930 census for District 103-9 (Pine Grove) in Rowan County, Kentucky (dated April 24, 1930), John M. Black is listed as the head of the household for house #199, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Rilda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 35), Nina M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Anna Lee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Robert J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), James M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 11 months), and Elsie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 5 months).

On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 23-31 (Logan) in Logan County, West Virginia (dated April 4, 1940), W. M. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #29, he's a motorman in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Nina Mae (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 5th grade education, age 21), and Ofellow Lewis Conley [hard to read] (daughter, no birthplace listed, age 1).

    The child of WILLIAM CONLEY and NINA BLACK is:

    1. OFELLOW LEWIS CONLEY, b. 1939.

    (This information comes from Tom Conley and other sources)







LASCO BLANTON, son of LOUSINA FAIRCHILD and HANSFORD DOCTOR "DOKE" BLANTON, was born January 7, 1903 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 6, 1992 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married AUDREY SLONE, daughter of PROCTOR SLONE and ROENIA COX. She was born February 17, 1909 in Dema, Knott County, Kentucky, died October 13, 2000 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Lasco Blanton can be found on page 26 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Lasco Blanton lived from January 7, 1903 to July 6, 1992, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery, and that Audrey Slone Blanton lived from February 17, 1909 to October 13, 2000, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his obituary, Lasco Blanton (age 89), son of the late Hansford and Lucina Fairchild Blanton, was retired engineer for Kentucky, West Virginia Gas Company. He was born January 7, 1903 in Johnson County, died July 6, 1992, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Audrey Slone Blanton; 4 sons, Clyde Blanton (of Piketon, Ohio), Clarence Blanton (Evansville, Indiana), Harold Blanton (Walnut Creek, California), and Robert Blanton; 3 daughters, Maxine Blanton (Paintsville), Phyllis Blanton (Paintsville), and Geraldine Hensley (Salyersville); 1 adopted son, Jimmie Blanton (Oil Springs); 1 adopted daughter, Linda Ramey (Washtenaw, Washington); 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lasco Blanton was born January 7, 1903, and died July 6, 1992. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lasco Blanton died July 6, 1992 in Paintsville, Johnson County, at the age of 89. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Audrey Cox Blanton (age 91), daughter of the late Proctor Slone and Roenia Cox and a resident of Paintsville, was born February 17, 1909 in Dema, died October 13, 2000 in Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lasco Blanton. She was survived by 4 sons, Clyde Blanton (of Piketon, Ohio), Clarence Blanton (Evansville, Indiana), Robert Blanton (Lancaster, Ohio), and Harold Ray Blanton (Concord, California); 3 daughters, Phyllis Williams (Paintsville), Maxine Blanton (Warsaw, Indiana), and Geraldine Hensley (Oil Springs); 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Audrey S. Blanton was born February 17, 1909, and died October 13, 2000. She received her Social Security card in 1952 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 84 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Knott County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Proctor Slone is listed as the head of the household for house #72, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 3 years, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Roena (wife, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and 1 is still living, age 22), Auda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 2 months), and McKinley Cox (brother-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 56 (Lower Beaver) in Knott County, Kentucky (dated January 15, 1920), Proctor Slone is listed as the head of the household for house #126, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Roenia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), Auda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Adam (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Ecadore (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 60-10 (Magisterial District No.7) in Knott County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Proctor Slone is listed as the head of the household for house #23, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Roenia (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 43), Audie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Adam (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Bee (son, born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 27 of the 1940 census for District 60-14 in Knott County, Kentucky (dated April 24, 1940), Lasco Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #192, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Audrey (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 32), P. J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Maxie Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Jeraldine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6 months). They are living next to Audrey's parents.

    The children of LASCO BLANTON and AUDREY SLONE are:

    1. P. J. BLANTON, b. 1933, Kentucky.
    2. MAXINE MARIE BLANTON, b. 1937, Knott County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) RAMEY.
      Notes: Maxine's name is listed as Maxine Ramey in her sister Geraldine's obituary.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Maxine M. Blanton was born in Knott County to Audrey Slone.
    3. GERALDINE BLANTON, b. September 26, 1939, Dema, Knott County, Kentucky, d. May 13, 2010, Dema, Knott County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BILLY HENSLEY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jeral J. Blanton was born September 26, 1939 in Knott County to Audrie Slone.
      According to her obituary, Geraldine Blanton Hensley (age 70), daughter of the late Lasco and Audrey Slone Blanton, was a teacher's aid for secondary education, and was a resident of Lexington, Kentucky at the time of her death. She was born September 26, 1936 in Dema, died May 13, 2010 at home in Dema, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Hensley. She was survived by 1 son, Richard Williams (of Lexington); 3 daughters, Mary Cannady (Joplin, Missouri), Betty Keeton (Nippa), and Kathy Yeager (Hammond, Indiana); 4 brothers, Bobby Blanton (Dema), Clarence Blanton (Evansville, Indiana), Clyde Blanton (Piketon, Ohio), and Harold Ray Blanton (Boulder, Colorado); 2 sisters, Maxine Ramey (Staffordsville) and Phyllis Williams (Florida); 9 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Geraldine Hensley was born September 26, 1939, and died May 12, 2010. She received her Social Security card in 1952 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky.
    4. CLYDE C. BLANTON, b. Knott County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clyde C. Blanton was born in Knott County to Audrey Slone.
    5. CLARENCE E. BLANTON, b. Knott County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clarence E. Blanton was born in Knott County to Audrey Slone.
    6. HAROLD RAY BLANTON, b. Knott County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Harold R. Blanton was born in Knott County to Audria Slone.
    7. ROBERT P. BLANTON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Robert P. Blanton was born in Johnson County to Audry Slone.
    8. PHYLLIS BLANTON, m. (unknown first name) WILLIAMS.







BENJAMIN AMOS CONLEY, son of THOMAS CONLEY JR. and MAHALA DAVIS, was born October 18, 1856 in Abbott Creek, Floyd County, Kentucky, died September 25, 1931 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married (1) MARY L. "POLLY ANN" HACKWORTH, daughter of GEORGE JEREMIAH "JERRY" HACKWORTH and AGNESS E. POE, October 13, 1881. She was born June 18, 1863 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died April 26, 1914 in Bonanza, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Floyd County, Kentucky. He married (2) NANCY JANE SPRADLIN. Nancy Jane Spradlin married (1) HENRY MARTIN CONLEY.

Notes: According to "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society (page 353), Benjamin Amos Conley was born October 1, 1856, and died September 25, 1932. He married Mary Ellen Hackworth, daughter of Jerry Hackworth and Aggie Marshall, October 13, 1881 at the home of her parents. She was born June 18, 1863, died April 26, 1914, and was buried in Conley Cemetery "on Abbott (Conley Fork)."

Mary L. "Polly" Hackworth was the sister of Henry W. Hackworth, Elizabeth Hackworth, Caroline "Carrie" Hackworth, Kenis Franklin Hackworth, and Violet Hackworth.

Mary L. "Polly" Hackworth's mother's maiden name is listed as Agnes Marshall on her death certificate. It's listed as Agnes Poe her sister Violet's (1859-1932) birth record, and as Agnes Hanshew on Violet's death certificate. It's found to be Agnes Poe on her brother Jackson's (1876) birth record, and her sister Elizabeth's death certificate (1866-1948). According to "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society (page 353), it was Agnes Marshall.

According to descendant Tony Spencer, "Agnes MARSHALL married Edward "Ned" POE. Ned was a brother to Agness POE who married George Jeremiah "Jerry" HACKWORTH." Tony provided a marriage record for George Hackworth and Agnes Poe, who were married on September 9, 1857 in Floyd County, Kentucky. Tony also provided a death certificate for Jerry Hackworth, who died March 13, 1917 in Bonanza, Floyd County, Kentucky, from "Myalziea." Also on that certificate, his parents are listed as George Hackworth (b. Old Virginia) and Peggy Hanshaw (b. Floyd County), and the informant as Alexander Hackworth of Bonanza, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky birth records, Benjamin Amos Conley was born October 18, 1856 in Abbott Creek, Floyd County, to Thomas Conley and Mahala Davis.

According to his death certificate, Ben A. Conley died September 25, 1931 in Golden Rule Hospital in Paintsville after he fell from his barn at home in Floyd County and broke his thigh. He also received a concussion that paralyzed him. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as October 1, 1856, his marital status as married, his wife as Jane Conley, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Thomas Conley (b. Kentucky) and Mahala Davis (b. Kentucky), the informant as John Conley of Bonanza, Kentucky, and the burial place as Ashland, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ben A. Conley died September 25, 1931 in Johnson County at the age of 74.

According to her death certificate, Polly A. Hackworth Conley died April 26, 1914 in Bonanza, Floyd County, Kentucky, from "Infective Cholecystitis and Cholangitis." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Floyd County, her birth date as June 18, 1863, her marital status as married, her parents as Jerry Hackworth (b. Floyd County) and Agnes Marshall (b. Magoffin County), the informant as James May of Bonanza, and the burial place as Conley Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Polly A. Conley died April 26, 1914 in Floyd County at the age of 50.

On page 8 of the 1870 census for Precinct 8 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1870), Jerry Hackworth is listed as the head of the household for house #50, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Agnes (born in Kentucky, age 29), Violet [hard to read] (born in Kentucky, age 12), Daniel (born in Kentucky, age 10), Henry (born in Kentucky, age 8), Polly A. (born in Kentucky, age 6), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 4), Lydia (born in Kentucky, age 3), Caroline (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Alexander (born in April of 1870 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 19 of the 1880 census for District 37 (Prestonsburg - Abbott And Hager Shoal) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1880), Jerry Hackworth is listed as the head of the household for house #175, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Agnis (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Tennessee, age 42), Greenville (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 24), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Pollie A. [Mary] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Betty (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Liddy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Carry (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Alexander (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Kincy [Kenis] (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Jackson (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Katy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Dora B. (born in October of 1879 in Kentucky, age 9 months).

On page 16 of the 1900 census for District 37 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1900), Benjamin Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #126, he's a farmer, born in October of 1856 in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Mary L. (wife, born in June of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 36), Josie (daughter, born in August of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), Ada (daughter, born in April of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Amma (daughter, born in March of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Mahala (daughter, born in March of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Julia (daughter, born in January of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Katie (daughter, born in August of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Lydia C. (daughter, born in December of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Winnie (daughter, born in September of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), and Bennie Conley (nephew, servant, born in June of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20). Mary's parents are in house #77.

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 63 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), Ben A. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #2, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 28 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Mary L. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 10 are still living, age 46), Mahala (daughter, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 21), Julia (daughter, school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 19), Katia (daughter, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 16), Dollie (daughter, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 14), Winnie (daughter, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 11), Johnny (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 9), Ottis (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 3), Iuka Marie Conley (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 11 months), and Bennie Click (hired man, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21).

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 40 (Riceville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 30, 1920), Nancy [Jane] is found living in the home of her son. Luther J. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Elbert (brother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), Kermit (brother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Juanita (sister, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Virginia (sister, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Jane Conley (mother, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 53), and Ben A. Conley (step-father, farm laborer, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 63).

On page 25 of the 1930 census for District 36-28 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 24, 1930), B. A. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #230, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 73 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 63), and Kermit (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23). Kermit is Nancy's son from her 1st marriage.

On page 28 of the 1940 census for District 58-9 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 30, 1940), Luther J. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #222, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Rushia (wife, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 42), Betsy Ann (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Jane (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 73).

    The children of BEN CONLEY and MARY HACKWORTH are:

    1. JOSEPHINE "JOSIE" CONLEY, b. August 2, 1882, Kentucky, d. August 28, 1953, Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. ELZA DOTSON.
    2. LEONARD CONLEY, b. February 14, 1884, d. April 21, 1884.
    3. ADA CONLEY, b. April 21, 1885, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. October 3, 1957, Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOSEPH CLICK.
    4. AMY CONLEY, b. March 31, 1887, Bonanza, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. March 21, 1960, Lafayette, Allen County, Ohio, buried in New Haven, Huron County, Ohio, m. THOMAS SHERIDAN CAUDILL.
    5. MAHALA A. CONLEY, b. March 21, 1889, Kentucky, d. November 9, 1931, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. THOMAS E. HACKWORTH.
    6. JULIA B. CONLEY, b. January 27, 1891, Kentucky, d. April 4, 1978, Fayette County, Kentucky, m. HENRY CLAY STEPHENS JR.
    7. KATIE CONLEY, b. August 1893, Kentucky.
    8. LYDIA CAROLINE "DOLLIE" CONLEY, b. December 11, 1895, Kentucky, d. October 24, 1972, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. JOHN D. CAUDILL.
    9. WINNIE D. CONLEY, b. September 30, 1898, Kentucky, d. December 27, 1984, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM "BILL" MERRITT.
    10. JOHN BENJAMIN CONLEY, b. December 4, 1900, Bonanza, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. September 1974, Silver Lake, Kosciusko County, Indiana, buried in Silver Lake, Kosciusko County, Indiana, m. LONA BALDRIDGE.
    11. OTIS GLEN CONLEY, b. December 8, 1906, Kentucky, d. March 27, 1947, m. GRACE HARMON.







MAY FAIRCHILD, daughter of JAMES W. FAIRCHILD and LOUCINA "LOU" HOWARD, was born December 31, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 3, 2008 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married ROY H. LEMASTER, son of MINERVA HITCHCOCK and THOMAS MANFORD LEMASTER. He was born October 16, 1895 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 24, 1980 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 27 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mae Fairchild was born December 31, 1917 in Johnson County to Lou Howard.

According to her obituary, May Fairchild Lemaster (age 90), daughter of the late Jim and Louise Howard Fairchild, formerly from Thealka, Johnson County, Kentucky, was a resident of West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, at the time of her death. She was born January 1, 1918 in Johnson County, died June 3, 2008 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Lemaster Family Cemetery in Flat Gap. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy H. Lemaster. She was survived by 1 daughter, Shelva Marlow (of West Liberty); 1 step-son, Robert Lemaster (Brandon, Florida); 1 step-daughter, Mazie Howard (Fort Myers, Florida); 1 sister, Malta Blair (Georgetown, Kentucky); 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; and 6 step-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his obituary, Roy H. Lemaster (age 84), son of Manford and Minerva Hitchcock Lemaster, was a resident of Thealka at the time of his death. He was born October 16, 1895 in Johnson County, died August 24, 1980 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery in Flat Gap. He was survived by his wife, Mary Fairchild Lemaster; 2 sons, James Lemaster (of New Carlisle, Ohio) and Robert Lemaster (Jackson Center, Ohio); 3 daughters, Elva Hayden (Thealka), Shelvia Marlow (Thealka), and Mazie Webb (Dayton, Ohio), 1 step-son, Mitchell Bayes (Paintsville); 1 brother, Plenie Lemaster (Collista); and 1 sister, Nellie Murray (Kerz). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

    The child of MAY FAIRCHILD and ROY LEMASTER is:

    1. SHELVA LEMASTER, m. TOM MARLOW.







ADA JACKSON, daughter of CORA JACKSON and FRANKLIN JACKSON, was born March 29, 1906 in Johnson County, died March 5, 1980 in Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan, and is buried in Green Adams Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married MITCHELL BLAIR, son of THOMAS JEFFERSON BLAIR and SOPHIA L. JACKSON. He was born May 3, 1902 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 18, 1977 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Green Adams Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to her obituary, Ada Jackson Blair (age 72), daughter of Frank and Cora Jackson Jackson, was born March 29, 1907 in Johnson County, died March 5, 1980 in Jackson, Michigan, after and extended illness, and was buried in Adams Cemetery in Oil Springs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell, on February 18, 1977. She was survived by 2 sons, Curtis Blair (of Jackson, Michigan) and Taylor Blair (Salyersville); 1 daughter, Jewell Conley (Springfield, Ohio); 2 brothers, Carl Jackson (Oil Springs) and Branch Jackson (Oil Springs); 3 sisters, Alta Crace (Ohio), Malty Powers (Ohio), and Ora May Kiser; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ada Blair was born March 29, 1906, and died in March of 1980. She received her Social Security card in 1967 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to his obituary, Mitchell Blair (age 74), son of Tom and Sophia Blair, was a resident of Oil Springs at the time of his death. He was born May 3, 1902 in Johnson County, died February 18, 1977 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in Green Adams Cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by his wife, Ada Jackson Blair; 2 sons, Taylor Blair (of Lexington) and Curt Blair (Lancaster); 1 daughter, Jewell Conley (Springfield, Ohio); 2 brothers, Woodrow Blair (Detroit, Michigan) and Worth Blair (Jenkins); and 2 sisters, Ella Blair Perkins (Oil Springs) and Effie Blair Litteral (Salyersville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mitchell Blair was born was born May 13, 1902, and died in February of 1977. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mitchell Blair died February 18, 1977 in Johnson County at the age of 74.

On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), Frank Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Cora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 47), Alex (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Malta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Branch (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Carl (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Ora M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Ada Blair [hard to read] (daughter, married, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married age 16, age 23), Trudie Blair [hard to read] (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2 years 11 months), and Curtis Blair [hard to read] (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1 year 1 month).

On page 9 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1940), Mitchell Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #6, he's a laborer for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Magoffin County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Ada (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 31), Curtis (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Jewel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Effie Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Tailor Mitchel (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

    The children of ADA JACKSON and MITCHELL BLAIR are:

    1. CURTIS BLAIR, b. 1929, Floyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Curtis Blair was born in Floyd County to Ada Jackson.
    2. JUELL VIOLA BLAIR, b. August 20, 1933, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 1, 2009, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, buried in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, m. ARNOLD CONLEY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Juell Volia Blair was born August 20, 1933 in Magoffin County to Ada Jackson.
      According to her obituary, Juell V. Blair Conley (age 75), daughter of the late Mitchell and Adie Jackson Blair, was a resident of Springfield at the time of her death. She was born August 20, 1933 in Paintsville, died May 1, 2009 in Forest Glen Health Campus, and was buried in Ferncliff Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Conley; 2 sons, Frank Conley and Mike Conley; 1 daughter, Patty (Tom) Campbell; 1 grandson, Tommy Campbell; and 6 brothers and sisters. She was survived by 2 sons, Eddie (Julie) Conley and John (Barbara) Conley; 1 daughter, Viola Sue (Ron Martyz) Conley (all of Springfield); 1 brother, Taylor (Burlene) Blair (Lexington); 1 daughter-in-law (Leslie Conley); 1 sister-in-law, Pearl Blair (Michigan); 20 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. EFFIE MARIE BLAIR, b. 1936, Kentucky.
    4. TAYLOR MITCHELL BLAIR, m. BURLENE (unknown last name).







GRACE AKERS, daughter of LUCINA DAVIS and JOHN C. AKERS, was born in July of 1885 in Kentucky, and died December 30, 1971 in Scioto County, Ohio. She married LEONARD JOHNSON, son of JAMES D. JOHNSON and MAHALA J. LITTERAL, about 1906. He was born September 21, 1883 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died March 28, 1971 in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found in the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. On page 202 of that book it says:

No. 471. N. GRACE AKERS - M. to Leonard Johnson.
Children -
 
No. 788. N. Earl Johnson.
 
No. 789. N. Virgil Johnson.
 
No. 790. N. Willie Johnson.
 
No. 791. N. Ethel Johnson.
 
No. 792. N. Mary G. Johnson.
      Address, Lyra, Ohio.

According to his death certificate, Charles Johnson died March 17, 1949 in Thelma, Johnson County, Kentucky, from coronary occlusion. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as October 17, 1881, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as J. D. Johnson and Mahala Literal [Litteral], the informant as Levi Johnson, and the burial place as Johnson Cemetery in Thelma.

According to his obituary, Charles Johnson (age 67), son of J. D. and Magala Litteral [sic], was a livestock dealer, a farmer, and a lifelong resident of Thelma, Johnson County, Kentucky. He died March 17, 1949 at home in Thelma from a stroke, and was buried in Johnson Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Nora Price Johnson; 2 sons, Levi Johnson (of Thelma) and Heber Johnson (Thelma); 4 brothers, Dr. Glenn Johnson (Wayne County, West Virginia), S. J. Johnson (Ashland), Leonard Johnson (Wheelersburg, Ohio) [the 4th brother isn't listed]; and 1 sister, Mrs. Mary L. Fraley. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

When Leonard Johnston's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Scioto County, Ohio, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Scioto County, that his closest relative was Grace Johnston of Scioto County, and that he was born September 21, 1883. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

When Leonard Johnson's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, he stated that he was self employed in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, that the person who would always know his address was Mrs. Grace Johnson of Wheelersburg, and that he was born September 21, 1883 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 8 inches tall, he weighed 140 pounds, and he had brown eyes, black hair, a dark complexion, and a crooked index finger on his right hand.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Grace Johnson died at home in Scioto County on December 30, 1971 at the age of 85. She was widowed at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Leonard Johnson was born September 21, 1883, and died in March of 1971. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Leonard Johnson died at home on March 28, 1971 in Scioto County at the age of 87. He was married at the time of his death.

On page 28 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), James Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #257, he's a farmer, born in November of 1844 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 34 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Hala J. (wife, born in December of 1847 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 34 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 9 are still living, age 52), James (son, born in July of 1879 in Kentucky, age 20), Charley (son, born in October of 1881 in Kentucky, age 18), Leonard (son, born in September of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), and Glen (son, born in March of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 41 of the 1910 census for District 68 (Buffalo) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 16, 1910), Leonard Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #347, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 4 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Gracie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 23), Earl (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Vergil (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 3 months). Leonard's parents are in house #336.

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 142 (Vernon Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated January 9, 1920), Lenard Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #78, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Grace (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 34), Herald (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Virgil (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Ethel (daughter, born in Ohio, age 1).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 73-22 (Vernon Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 14, 1930), Lenard Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #65, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Grace (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 43), Earl (son, single, machinist, born in Kentucky, age 23), Vergil (son, single, laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Marry (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Katherine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 7 months), and Wilma L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 29 of the 1940 census for District 73-26 (Vernon Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 27, 1940), Lenard Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #214, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, he was living in rural Scioto County in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Grace (wife, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Kentucky in 1935, 8th grade education, age 53), Caterine (daughter, born in Ohio, age 14), and Wilma Lue (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

    The children of GRACIE AKERS and LEONARD JOHNSON are:

    1. EARL JOHNSON, b. 1907, Kentucky.
    2. VIRGIL JOHNSON, b. 1909, Kentucky.
    3. WILLIE S. JOHNSON, b. May 30, 1911, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Willie S. Johnson was born May 30, 1911 in Johnson County to Gracie Asers.
    4. ETHEL JOHNSON, b. 1919, Ohio.
    5. MARY JOHNSON, b. 1921, Ohio.
    6. KATHERINE JOHNSON, b. 1925, Ohio.
    7. WILMA LOU JOHNSON, b. 1929, Ohio.







MILLARD SALYER, son of DICY J. SALYER and (unknown), was born February 19, 1891 in Ballot, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died in October of 1975 in Burning Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married JULIA CAIN, daughter of MATILDA CAIN and (unknown), about 1915. She was born in April of 1893 in Kentucky. Julia Cain married (1) GROVER C. SALYER, son of MORGAN M. SALYER and SARAH PATRICK, July 30, 1908 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born March 3, 1889 in Kentucky, died July 23, 1910 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, and is buried in Roark Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Morgan M. Salyer married Sarah Patrick on November 26, 1885 in Magoffin County at the home of Green Patrick. The witnesses were Hugh Patrick and Samuel Montgomery, and the minister was Riley Howard.

According to his death certificate, Morgan Salyer died October 21, 1913 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, from paralysis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as July 13, 1842, his marital status as married his occupation as "Goods," his parents as John Salyer (b. Magoffin County) and Pollie Watkins (b. Magoffin County), and the burial place as Bradley, Kentucky.

According to her death certificate, Sarah Patrick Salyer died January 10, 1940 in Bradley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from influenza. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as July 25, 1858, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Greenville Patrick (b. Kentucky) and Evaline Rice (b. Kentucky), the informant as John M. Salyer of Salyersville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Bradley.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Julia Caine married Grover Salyer on July 30, 1908 in Magoffin County at the home of Nancy Caine [Nancy Cain]. The witnesses were Nelson Howard and John Caine, and the minister was J. M. Hamilton.

When Millard Salyer's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Bradley [Magoffin County], Kentucky, that he had a wife and 4 children, and that he was born February 19, 1891 in Ballot, Kentucky. He was found to be short and slender, and he had light brown eyes and light-colored hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Millard Salyer was born February 19, 1891, and died in October of 1975. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Burning Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of his headstone shows that Grover C. Salyer lived from March 3, 1889 to July 23, 1910, and was buried in Roark Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky. His parents were buried in the same cemetery.

According to Ohio death records, Grover Salyer died July 23, 1910 in Ironton, Lawrence County.

On page 33 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), Morgan M. Salyers is listed as the head of the household for house #287, he's a farmer, born in July of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in July of 1858 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 41), John M. (son, widowed, farm laborer, born in January of 1882 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), Fannie (daughter, born in October of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Grover C. (son, born in March of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Mollie (daughter, born in September of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Elizabeth (daughter, born in April of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Bruce (son, born in April of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Belle (daughter, born in October of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and William Cain (son, born in November of 1899 in Kentucky, age 6 months).

On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1910), Grover Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #107, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 2 years, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 18), and Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11 months). Julia's mother is in house #64, and Grover's parents are in house #102.

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 14, 1920), Millard Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #89, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Richmond (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 3 months), Jewel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 3 months), and James (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On page 24 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), Millard Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #219, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 38), Richmond (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Jewell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Mabel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Louise (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Pauline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Alline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 17 of the 1940 census for District 77-9B in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1940), Millard Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #134, he's a common laborer for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, it doesn't say where he was living in 1935, 8th grade education, age 49), Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 48), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Louise (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Alleen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Pauline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12).

    The children of JULIA CAIN and GROVER BLANTON are:

    1. RUTH SALYER, b. May 5, 1909, Kentucky, d. December 18, 1934, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. ROBERT WHITAKER.
    2. JOHN SALYER, b. 1911, Kentucky.

    The children of MILLARD SALYER and JULIA CAIN are:

    1. RICHMOND SALYER, b. September 16, 1915, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Richmond Salyer was born September 16, 1915 in Magoffin County to Julia Cavi.
    2. JEWEL SALYER, b. September 9, 1917, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jewel Salyer was born September 9, 1917 in Magoffin County to Julia Cain.
    3. JAMES SALYER, b. September 9, 1919, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James Salyer was born September 9, 1919 in Magoffin County to Julia Cain.
    4. MABEL M. SALYER, b. 1922, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mabel M. Salyers was born in Magoffin County to Julia Cain.
    5. VIRGINIA LOUISE SALYER, b. 1924, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Virginia L. Salyer was born in Magoffin County to Julia Cain.
    6. PAULINE SALYER, b. 1928, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Pauline Salyers was born in Magoffin County to Julia Cain.
    7. ALLENE SALYER, b. 1928, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Pauline and Allene Salyer are twins.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Alene Salyers was born in Magoffin County to Julia Cain.







ALMA R. BLANTON, daughter of SARAH E. FAIRCHILD and JOHN SAMUEL "SAM" BLANTON, was born September 2, 1909 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died April 18, 1995 in Charleston, Logan County, West Virginia, and is buried in Blanton-Williams Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married BRADLEY BURTON "BERT" VANHOOSE, son of DAVID JESSE VANHOOSE and HESTER ANN AUXIER. He was born January 21, 1907 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 9, 1973 in Charleston, Logan County, West Virginia, and is buried in Blanton-Williams Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 27 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Bert Vanhoose was the brother of Murzie Vanhoose.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Alma Vanhoose lived from 1909 to 1995, and was buried in Blanton-Williams Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Bert Vanhoose lived from 1907 to 1973, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her obituary, Alma Blanton VanHoose (age 85), daughter of the late Sam and Sarah Fairchild Blanton, was born September 2, 1909 in Johnson County, died April 18, 1995 in Charleston, West Virginia, and was buried in Blanton Cemetery in Win. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bert VanHoose, on August 10, 1973. She was survived by 1 son, James B. VanHoose (of Charleston); 2 daughters, Sarah Worley (Ft. Pierce, Florida) and Alma Lee Downey (St. Albans, West Virginia); 9 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Alma Vanhoose was born September 2, 1909, and died April 18, 1995. She received her Social Security card in 1971 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Dunbar, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

According to his obituary, Bert VanHoose (age 66), son of Jessie and Hester Auxier VanHoose, was formerly of Johnson County and a retired employee of C & P Telephone Company. He was born in January of 1907 in Johnson County, lived in Dunbar, West Virginia for the 38 years prior to his death, died August 9, 1973 in Charleston, West Virginia, and was buried in Blanton Cemetery in Win. He was survived by his wife, Alma Blanton VanHoose; 1 son, James B. VanHoose (of Charleston); 2 daughters, Sarah Jane Worley (Ft. Pierce, Florida) and Alma Lee Downey (St. Albans, West Virginia); 2 brothers, Dewey VanHoose (Manila) and George VanHoose (Red Bush); 1 sister, Mrs. Rouie Lemaster (Huntington, West Virginia); and 8 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bradley Vanhoose was born January 21, 1907, and died in August of 1973. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Dunbar, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Bradley Burton Van Hoose died August 9, 1973 in Kanawha County, West Virginia. His wife is listed as Alma Blanton.

On pages 5 & 6 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18 & 19, 1910), David J. Vanhoose is listed as the head of the household for house #47, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 13 years, and he's 34 years old. Also liste are Hester (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 41), Dewey [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Ruie [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Murzie [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), George W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Bradley B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 20, 1920), Jess Van Hoose is listed as the head of the household for house #97, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Hester (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 52), Murzie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Birt (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 44-15 (Union Township) in Lawrence County, Ohio (dated April 7, 1930), Buell LeMaster is listed as the head of the household for house #123, he's a lineman for the telephone company, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Rouie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 29), Norman E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Anna M. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 3 years 4 months), and Bert B. VanHoose (brother-in-law, single, cable splicer for the telephone company, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23).

On page 29 of the 1940 census for District 23-15 (Logan) in Logan County, West Virginia (dated April 16, 1940), Bradley B. Vanhoose is listed as the head of the household for house #247, he's a cable splicer for the telephone company, born in Kentucky, he was living in Charleston, West Virginia, in 1935, he has 1 year of high school, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Alma (wife, born in Kentucky, she was living in Charleston, West Virginia, in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 30), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Sarah (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 3), and Alma (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 1).

    The children of ALMA BLANTON and BERT VANHOOSE are:

    1. JAMES B. VANHOOSE, b. 1933, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James B. Vanhoose was born in Johnson County to Alma Blanton.
    2. SARAH JANE VANHOOSE, b. 1937, West Virginia, m. (unknown first name) WORLEY.
    3. ALMA LEE VANHOOSE, b. 1939, West Virginia, m. (unknown first name) DOWNEY.







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