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CROZA STAMBAUGH, daughter of SAMUEL STAMBAUGH and NANCY ELMINA OSBORNE, was born June 5, 1888 in Kentucky, and died August 30, 1918 in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married ALONZO KIMBLER, son of GEORGE HOPKINS KIMBLER and MARTHA JONES, about 1903. He was born September 9, 1883 in Virginia, died September 9, 1974 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky. Alonzo Kimbler married (2) MINERVA BROWN in 1919. She was born about 1886 in Kentucky, and died in 1965.

Notes: Alonzo Kimbler was the brother of James Blaine Kimbler.

George Hopkins Kimbler's full name was determined by finding his death certificate (1837-1921).

When Alonzo Kimbler's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, that his closest relative was "Elmina Kimbler/Daugher [sic]" of Sitka, and that he was born September 9, 1883. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair.

According to her death certificate, Crozie Stambaugh Kimbler died August 30, 1918 in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, from of the lungs. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as June 5, 1886, her marital status as married, her parents as Sam Stambaugh (b. Kentucky) and Elmina Orsborne (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Alonzo Kimbler of Sitka.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Crozie Kimbler died August 30, 1918 in Johnson County at the age of 32.

According to his obituary, Alonzo Kimbler (age 91), son of the late Hop and Martha Jones Kimbler, was a retired farmer, and a lifelong resident of Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born September 9, 1883, died September 9, 1974 following an extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Sitka. He was preceded in death by his wife, Minerva Brown Kimbler, whom he married in 1919. She died in 1965. He was survived by 3 sons, Hoppy Kimbler (of Sitka), Verlin "Turk" Kimbler (Sitka), and Arville Kimbler (Coal Grove, Ohio); 6 daughters, Elimna [sic] Lovely (Louisa, Kentucky), Ada Campbell (Thealka, Kentucky), Beulah May (Webbville), Lou Wells (Springfield, Ohio), Betty Charles (Paintsville), and Delia Caudill (Kerz, Kentucky); 85 grandchildren; and 152 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lonzo Kimbler was born September 9, 1883, and died in September of 1974. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in , and his last place of residence was in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky.

On page 6 of the 1900 census for District 42 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), George Kimbler is listed as listed as the head of the household for family #56 in house #54, he's a farmer, born in 1839 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 35 years old, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in 1848 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 35 years, she's given birth to 12 children and 8 are still living, age 51), Lonz (son, born in September of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), James (son, born in November of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), and Bennie (son, born in July of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 81 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), Alonzo Kimbler is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 7 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Crozy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 23), Elmira (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), George H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Orvil (son, born in Kentucky, age 5 months).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 46 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 23, 1920), Alonzo Kimbler is listed as the head of the household for house #105, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Elmnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), George H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Arvel [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Verlin (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Harry (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Ada (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 58-12 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Alonzo Kimbler is listed as the head of the household for house #25, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Nerva (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 44), Orvil (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Verlin (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Harry (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Beulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Ada (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Lou (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Bettie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Lonnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Vaughnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

    The children of CROZA STAMBAUGH and ALONZO KIMBLER are:

    1. ELMINA KIMBLER, b. June 5, 1905, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 26, 2001, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, buried in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, m. (1) LEVI LEMASTER, m. (2) LEONARD LOVELY.
    2. GEORGE HOPKINS KIMBLER, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    3. ORVILLE KIMBLER, b. 1909, Kentucky.
    4. VERLIN "TURK" KIMBLER, b. 1912, Kentucky.
    5. HARRY KIMBLER, b. November 6, 1913, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Harry Kimbler was born November 6, 1913 in Johnson County to Crora Stambough.
    6. ADA KIMBLER, b. December 3, 1915, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) CAMPBELL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ada Kimbler was born December 3, 1915 in Johnson County to Crosy Stombaugh.
    7. OSCAR MORTON KIMBLER, b. June 6, 1918, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 28, 1918, Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Oscar M. Kimbler was born June 6, 1918 in Johnson County to Crozie Staunbaugh.
      According to his death certificate, Oscar Morton Kimbler died July 28, 1918 in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, from acute enteritis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as June 6, 1918, his parents as Alonzo Kimbler (b. Kentucky) and Crozy Stambaugh (b. Kentucky), the informant as Alonzo Kimbler of Sitka, and the burial place as Stambaugh Grave yard in Sitka.







CARRIE LEMASTER, daughter of MALISSA M. SALYER and JOHN LEMASTER, was born about 1904 in Kentucky. She married JOHN MILTON E. SALYER, son of ZACHARIAH SALYER and SARAH C. PORTER, about 1925. He was born March 15, 1858 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 15, 1945 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky. John Salyer married (1) CALIFORNIA "CALLIE" SALYER, daughter of LEVI SALYER and SARAH J. MCKENZIE, in November of 1876 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in June of 1861 in Kentucky, and died May 17, 1921 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Zachariah Salyer was the brother of Ephraim Salyer and Dicy Salyer.

John and Callie Salyer's daughter, Rosa, married Samuel Estepp. Their son Patton, married Mary F. Salyer.

Sarah McKenzie's maiden name was determined by finding the death certificate of her son, William Elzie Salyer (1873-1911).

According to Kentucky birth records, John M. E. Salyer was born March 15, 1858 in Johnson County to Zechariah Salyer and Sarah Porter.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Zacariah Salyer (age 22, single, b. Russell County, Virginia, resident of Little Sandy, Carter County) married Sarah C. Porter (age 17, single, b. Russell County, Virginia, resident of Brush Fork, Carter County) on July 8, 1857 in Carter County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, John M. Salyer (farmer, b. Kentucky, age 19, parents b. Virginia) married California Salyer (b. Kentucky, age 16), parents b. Kentucky) in November of 1876 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, John Milton Salyers died August 15, 1945 in Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Senility and lack of circulation due to old age" and "had no Physician." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as "not known 1848," his marital status as widowed, his wife as Carrie Lemaster, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Zacariah Salyer (b. Kentucky) and Sarah Salyer (b. Kentucky), the informant as Patton Salyer of Volga, Kentucky, and the burial place as Kerz, Kentucky.

According to her death certificate, California Salyer died May 17, 1921 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from chronic plurisy. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her age as 61, her father as Levi Salyer (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Sam Estepp of Kentucky.

On page 97 of the 1860 census for Carter County, Kentucky (dated July 17, 1860), Zack Sallier is listed as the head of the household for house #711, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (born in Virginia, age 21), and John M. E. (born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 5 of the 1870 census for Hoods Fork in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 27, 1870), John Salyer is found living with his grandparents. Thomas Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #30, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Virginia, age 58), and John (born in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 10 of the 1880 census for District 47 (Hoods Fork) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), John M. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #88, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Californa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), and Vinton (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 5 of the 1900 census for District 42 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1900), John Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a farmer, born in May of 1858 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 21 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Callie (wife, born in June of 1861 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 21 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 4 are still living, age 38), Della (daughter, born in February of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Susana (daughter, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Gracie (daughter, born in January of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Clora Mankins (boarder, born in May of 1896 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4), and Hazel Mankins (boarder, born in May of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 77 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), John Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #6, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 30 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Calia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 6 are still living, age 52), Gracie (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 1 year, she hasn't had any children, age 16), Patton (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Nova (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 45 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 10 & 12, 1920), John M. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #87, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Callie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 55 [hard to read]), and Patton (son, born in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 17 of the 1930 census for District 58-12 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), John Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #148, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 17, and he's 69 years old [hard to read]. Also listed are Carry (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 25), and Isabell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 6 months).

On page 7 & 8 of the 1940 census for District 58-14 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 10, & 11, 1940), Patton Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #57, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Marry (wife, born in Kentucky, 1st grade education, age 41), Vincial (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Julett (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Loretta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Rze (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), John M. Salyer (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 5th grade education, age 84), Ova Salyer (brother, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Marry Kathyrn Salyer (sister, born in Kentucky, age 3).

    The children of CARRIE LEMASTER and JOHN SALYER are:

    1. ISABELLE F. SALYER, b. 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) OSBORNE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Isabelle F. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Carrie Lemaster.
    2. OVA SALYER, b. March 7, 1931, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 30, 2001, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Stambaugh, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ova Salyer was born March 7, 1931 in Johnson County to Carrie Lemaster.
      According to his obituary, Ova Salyer, son of the late John Martin and Carrie Lemaster Salyer, was a resident of Paintsville at the time of his death. He was born March 7, 1931 in Johnson County, died July 30, 2001 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Chandler Cemetery in Stambaugh. He was survived by 3 sons, Ova Darnell Salyer (of Allen, Kentucky), Rodney Salyer (Tutor Key), and John Salyer (Oil Springs); 2 daughters, Carrie Lynn Skaggs (Lowmansville) and Diane VanHoose (Louisa, Kentucky); 1 sister, Isabelle Osborne (Ohio); 4 grandchildren; and 1 step-grandson. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. PEARLIE M. SALYER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Pearlie M. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Carrie Lemaster.
    4. MARY K. SALYER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary K. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Carrie Lemaster.







ESTA LEMASTER, daughter of MALISSA M. SALYER and JOHN LEMASTER, was born January 29, 1906 in Kentucky, and died May 10, 1988 in Marysville, Union County, Ohio. She married OAKLEY ESTEPP, son of SAMUEL H. ESTEP and ROSA SALYER, about 1924. He was born March 25, 1899 in Kentucky, and died March 14, 1987 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Oakley Estep was the brother of Alka Estep.

Rosa Salyer was the daughter of John Milton E. Salyer and California "Callie" Salyer.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Samuel H. Estep (age 20), married Rosa Salyer (age 14) on December 30, 1895 in Johnson County.

According to her obituary, Rosa Salyer Estepp (age 81), daughter of the late John and Callie Salyer, was born January 27, 1882 in Johnson County, died September 27, 1963 from a heart attack at the Paintsville home of her daughter, Mrs. Jewell Burgh, and was buried in Estepp Cemetery in Kerz in Johnson County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Estepp, on March 4, 1940. She was survived by 3 sons, Lundie Estepp (of Paintsville), Oakley Estepp (Sitka, Kentucky), and Esley Estepp (Columbus, Ohio); 4 daughters, Mrs. Jewell Burgh, Mrs. Everett Arms (Paintsville), Mrs. Sadie Young (Columbus), and Mrs. Ludie Murray (Sitka); 1 sister, Susanna Johnson (Louisa, Kentucky); 48 grandchildren; and several great and great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

When Oakley Estep's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer working for his father in Sip, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Rosa Estep of Sip, and that he was born March 25, 1899. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes and light-colored hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Esta Estepp was born January 29, 1906, and died May 10, 1988. She received her Social Security card in 1968 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Marysville, Union County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Esta M. Estepp was born about 1906 in Kentucky, and died May 10, 1988 in Memorial Hospital of Union County in Marysville, Union County, at the age of 82. She was widowed at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Oakley Estepp was born March 25, 1899, and died in March of 1987. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Oakley Estepp died March 15, 1987 in Floyd County at the age of 87. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 1 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Samuel Estep is listed as the head of the household for house #24, he's a farmer, born in January of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in January of 1881 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 19), Malta (daughter, born in November of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Okey (son, born in March of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 81 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated Aprl 21, 1910), Samuel H. Estep is listed as the head of the household for house #56, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 29), Malta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Okla (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Luda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Vernie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Ova (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Herston (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 45 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1920), Samuel M. Estep is listed as the head of the household for house #108, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 37), Okley (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Vernie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Ova (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Hurston (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Esley (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Alka (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Lundy (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 58-12 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Okla Estep is listed as the head of the household for house #139, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Esta (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 23), Gladys May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 11 months), James Earl (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 5 months), and Alka (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 2 months.

    The children of ESTA LEMASTER and OAKLEY ESTEPP are:

    1. GLADYS MAY ESTEPP, b. 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gladys M. Estep was born in Johnson County to Esta Lemaster.
    2. JAMES EARL "SHORTY" ESTEPP, b. October 5, 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 27, 2007, Marysville, Union County, Ohio, buried in Milford Center, Union County, Ohio, m. MARTHA "GINNY" (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James E. Estepp was born October 5, 1926 in Johnson County to Esta Lemaster.
      According to his obituary, James E. "Shorty" Estepp (age 80), son of the late Oakley and Esta Lemaster Estepp, was an associate of Denison Hydraulics, a World War II Army veteran, and a resident of Marysville, Ohio, at the time of his death. He was born October 5, 1926 in Johnson County, died April 27, 2007 at home, and was buried with military honors in Union Township Cemetery in Milford Center. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 siblings, Everett Estepp, Mary Elizabeth Estepp, Betty Rae Lemaster, and Alka "Dude" Coppers. He was survived by his wife, Martha "Ginny" Estepp (of Waverly, Ohio); 4 sons, Raymond Estepp (Marysville), Mike Blevins (Waverly), Mark Blevins (St. Paris, Ohio), and Matthew Blevins (Jackson); 3 daughters, Rowena O'Conners (Marysville), Gay Curtis (Waverly), and Yvonne "Susie" Jollif (Marysville); 3 brothers, Marvin Estep (Milford Center, Ohio), Hobert Estep (Marysville), and Oakley "Junior" Estep (Marysville); 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandson. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. ALKA "DUDE" ESTEPP, b. 1929, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) COPPERS.
    4. BETTY RAE ESTEPP, b. May 10, 1930, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. before 2007, m. (unknown first name) LEMASTER..
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bettie R. Eastep was born May 10, 1930 in Johnson County to Esta Lemaster.
    5. EVERETT ESTEPP, b. February 27, 1932, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. before 2007.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Everett Eastep was born February 27, 1932 inJohnson County to Esta Lemaster.
    6. HOBERT A. ESTEPP, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hobert A. Estep was born in Johnson County to Esta Lemaster.
    7. MARVIN J. ESTEPP, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Marvin J. Eastep was born in Johnson County to Esta Lemaster.
    8. OAKLEY "JUNIOR" ESTEPP JR., b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Oakley J. Eastep was born in Johnson County to Esta Lemaster.
    9. MARY ELIZABETH ESTEPP, b. September 6, 1940, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 1, 1941, Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary E. Eastep was born September 6, 1940 in Johnson County to Esta Lemaster.
      According to her death certificate, Mary Elizabeth Estep died March 1, 1941 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 6, 1940, her parents as Oakley Estep (b. Kentucky) and Esta Lemaster (b. Kentucky), and the burial place as Estep Cemetery in Kerz.







JAMES CLINTON SALYER, son of LUANNA SALYER and EPHRAIM SALYER, was born in May of 1870 in Kentucky, and died February 6, 1960 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) DELILA JANE "LILA" SALYER, daughter of JOSEPH SALYER and ISABELLE MULLINS. She was born about 1878 in Kentucky, and died before 1900. He married (2) LAURA LEMASTER, daughter of ELEAZOR J. LEMASTER and MARY JANE SALYER, September 10, 1898 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born January 6, 1884 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 25, 1969 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and was buried in the family cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Delila Jane Salyer was the brother of William Jackson Salyer.

Laura Lemaster was the sister of Amanda Lemaster and John Lemaster.

From Earl Salyer:

"Hello Jerry,
"I love your page but I hadn’t been there in a while.
"I did notice on the page (link below) that you state that James C. Salyer’s middle name has been reported as Clinton but was most likely Charles. I would like to clear that up for you James was my Grandfather, his middle name was Clinton.
"Thank you for your time
"Earl Salyer"

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Joseph Salyer (b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 20), married Isabella Mullins (b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 19), January 5, 1876 in Johnson County.

According to her death certificate, Lydie Salyer Slone died December 7, 1918 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as December 29, 1890, her marital status as married, her parents as Joseph Salyer (b. Johnson County) and Belle Mullins (b. Johnson County), the informant as Milbourn Slone of Flat Gap, Kentucky, and the burial place as Caudill graveyard in Sip, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, J. C. Salyer (age 28, 2nd marriage) married Laura Lemaster (age 14) on September 10, 1898 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James C. Salyers died February 6, 1960 in Johnson County at the age of 88. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Laura Lemasters Salyers (age 85), daughter of the late Ealey and Mary Salyer Lemasters, was a resident of Flat Gap, Kentucky, at the time of her death. She was born January 6, 1884 in Johnson County, died January 25, 1969 at a local hospital following an extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Flat Gap. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Salyers, on February 6, 1960. She was survived by 3 sons, Homer Salyers (of Flat Gap), Dewey Salyers (Springfield, Ohio), and Charles J. Salyers (Springfield); 2 daughters, Dora McCarty (Kitts Hill, Ohio) and Gladys McCormick (Springfield); 1 sister, Lizzie Jones (Hixon, Tennessee); 27 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 4 of the 1880 census for District 47 (Hoods Fork) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 3, 1880), Joseph Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #34, he's a laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Isabell (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Phebe Ellen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Delila Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Rosea (daughter, born in January of 1880 in Kentucky, age 5 months).

On page 16 of the 1900 census for District 42 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), James Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #138, he's a farmer, born in May of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 1 year, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in July of 1884 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 1 year, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 16), and Goldie (daughter, born in August of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4). James' 1st wife's parents are in house #139, his 2nd wife's parents are in house #136, and his sister, Malissa, is in house #135.

On page 16 of the 1910 census for District 77 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1910), James Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 11 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Laurah (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 11 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 2 are still living, age 25), Golda (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), Dora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Ella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 45 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 2 & 3, 1920), James C. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35), Dora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Ella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Dewey (son, born in Kentucky, age 11 months).

On page 8 of the 1930 census for District 58-12 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Jim Salyers is listed as the head of the household for house #66, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 27, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 46), Gladys May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Charles Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1.

    The child of JAMES SALYER and LILA SALYER is:

    1. GOLDIE SALYER, b. August 1895, Kentucky, d. July 28, 1954, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOHN JAMES CONLEY.

    The children of JAMES SALYER and LAURA LEMASTER are:

    1. DORA SALYER, b. May 27, 1903, Kentucky, d. June 30, 1977, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, m. BURLEY MCCARTY.
    2. ELLA SALYER, b. March 18, 1905, Kentucky, d. December 13, 1928, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GIDEON "GIDDIE" JONES.
    3. HARRY SALYER, b. November 26, 1910, Kentucky, d. May 12, 1913, Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Harry Salyer died May 12, 1913 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from bronchial pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as November 26, 1910, his occupation as farmer [obvious mistake], his parents as James Salyer (b. Kentucky) and Laura Lemaster (b. Kentucky), the informant as Columbus Salyer, and the burial place as Lemaster graveyard.
    4. HOMER SALYER, b. June 8, 1914, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hommer Salyer was born June 8, 1914 in Johnson County to Laura Lemaster.
    5. DEWEY SALYER, b. February 27, 1919, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dewey Salyer was born February 27, 1919 in Johnson County to Laura Lemaster.
    6. GLADYS MAY SALYER, b. 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) MCCORMICK.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gladdis M. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Lara Lemaster.
    7. JOHN JAMES SALYER, b. October 2, 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 21, 1928, Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John J. Salyer was born October 2, 1926 in Johnson County to Laura Lemaster.
      According to his death certificate, John James Salyer died October 21, 1928 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from diptheria. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as October 2, 1925 [1926 on his birth record transcript], his age as 3 years 19 days, his parents as James C. Salyer (b. Kentucky) and Laura Lemaster (b. Kentucky), the informant as Laura Lemaster of Flat Gap, Kentucky, and the burial place as the home cemetery in Flat Gap.
    8. JAMES CHARLES SALYER JR., b. 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles J. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Laura Lemaster.

    (This information comes from Earl Salyer and other sources)







DORA SALYER, daughter of JAMES CLINTON SALYER and LAURA LEMASTER, was born May 27, 1903 in Kentucky, and died June 30, 1977 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. She married BURLEY MCCARTY, son of FOREST MCCARTY and ROSA CURTIS, about 1926. He was born about 1905 in Kentucky, and died February 3, 1985 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

Notes: Forest McCarty was the brother of Clifton McCarty and Dewey McCarty.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Forrest McCarty (b. Johnson County, age 20) married Rosa Curtis (b. Johnson County, age 18) on August 1, 1901 in Johnson County.

According to his obituary, Forest McCarty (age 72), son of the late James H. and Sarah Coldiron McCarty, was a farmer and a carpenter. He was born October 18, 1880 in Johnson County, died April 7, 1953 at home in Flat Gap, Kentucky, and was buried in the family cemetery in Winifred. He was survived by his wife, Rosie Curtis McCarty; 6 sons, Willie McCarty (of Paintsville), Emery McCarty (Ashland), Willis McCarty (Dayton, Ohio), Jay McCarty (Ashland), Virgil McCarty (Aid, Ohio), and Burley McCarty (Aid); 2 brothers, Oscar McCarty (Manila) and Clifton McCarty (Manila); and 3 sisters, Mrs. Mattie Baldwin (Win), Mrs. Donna Cantrell (Ashland), and Mrs. Mollie Lemaster (Manila). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dora McCarty was born May 27, 1903, and died in June of 1977. She received her Social Security card in 1969-1970 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Kitts Hill, Lawrence County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Dora McCarty was born about 1903, and died June 30, 1977 in River Valley Health Systems in Ironton, Lawrence County, at the age of 74. She was married and living in Lawrence County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Burley McCarty was born April 28, 1904, and died in February of 1985. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Kitts Hill, Lawrence County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Burley McCarty was born about 1905 in Kentucky, and died February 3, 1985 in River Valley Health Systems in Ironton, Lawrence County, age the age of 80. He was widowed and living in Lawrence County at the time of his death.

On page 16 of the 1910 census for District 77 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1910), Forest McCarty 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 8 years, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 27), Virgil (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Burlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Vernie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and William (son, born in Kentucky, age 0). They are living next to Burley's future wife's family.

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 45 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 2 & 3, 1920), Forest W. McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #4, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 37), Virgil (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Burley (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Vernie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Jay (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Hager (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 9 months), and Emory (son, born in Kentucky, age 1). They are still living next to the James Salyer family.

On page 8 of the 1930 census for District 58-12 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Berlie McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #68, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Dora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 26), Ester Belle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 7 months), and Verna Fay (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 2 months). Burley's parents are in house #65 and Dora's are in house #66.

    The children of DORA SALYER and BURLEY MCCARTY are:

    1. ESTHER BELLE MCCARTY, b. August 22, 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 21, 2008, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Aid Township, Lawrence County, Ohio, m. CARL E. ROACH. He d. December 2, 1976.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ester B. McCarty was born August 22, 1926 in Johnson County to Dora Salyer.
      According to her obituary, Esther B. McCarty Roach (age 81), daughter of the late Burley and Dora Salyer McCarty, was a resident of Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, at the time of her death. She was born August 22, 1926 in Johnson County, died June 21, 2008 in King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, and was buried in Aid Cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Roach, December 2, 1976; 2 sons, Roger Roach and Dale Roach; son-in-law, Dave Thomas; 3 brothers, James McCarty, Paul McCarty, and William McCarty; 2 sisters, Jean Flack and Margaret McCarty. She was survived by 1 son, Pastor Roy C. Roach and his wife Paula (of Turbeville, South Carolina; 1 daughter, Vera Jan Thomas (Ashland); 2 brothers Franklin "D. D." McCarty and his wife Connie (Aid, Ohio) and Burley Ray McCarty and his wife Rosemary (Ironton); 2 sisters, Verna Dyer and her husband Forrest (Springfield, Ohio) and Jessie Maude Sloan and her husband Doug (Flatwoods, Kentucky); 8 grandchildren, Carla Fannin, Nancy Clark, Tim Roach, J. J. Gibson, Sami Thomas, Robbie Roach, Jeff Roach, and Heidi Ford; and 12 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. VERNA FAY MCCARTY, b. 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. FORREST DYER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Vernie F. McCarty was born in Johnson County to Dora Salyer.
    3. JAMES F. MCCARTY, b. July 17, 1930, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 17, 2001, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James F. McCarty was born in Johnson County to Dora Salyer.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, James F. McCarty was born July 17, 1930, and died January 17, 2001. He received his Social Security card in 1952-1954 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.
    4. ETHEL JEAN MCCARTY, b. April 28, 1932, Greenup County, Kentucky, d. August 5, 1998, Springfield, Clark County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) FLACK.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ethel J. McCarty was born in April 28, 1932 Greenup County to Dora Salyer.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ethel J. Flack was born April 28, 1932, and died August 5, 1998. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.
    5. PAUL MCCARTY (deceased).
    6. WILLIAM MCCARTY (deceased).
    7. MARGARET MCCARTY (deceased).
    8. FRANKLIN "D. D." MCCARTY, m. CONNIE (unknown last name).
    9. BURLEY RAY MCCARTY, m. ROSEMARY (unknown last name).
    10. JESSIE MAUDE MCCARTY, m. DOUG SLONE.







ELLA SALYER, daughter of JAMES CLINTON SALYER and LAURA LEMASTER, was born March 18, 1905 in Kentucky, died December 13, 1928 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lemaster Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married GIDEON "GIDDIE" JONES, son of BROWNLOW JONES and CAROLINE BROWN, about 1920. He was born March 18, 1893 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 29, 1959 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. Giddie Jones married (2) SERENA VANHOOSE about 1929. She was born about 1911 in Kentucky.

Notes: Gideon "Giddie" Jones was the brother of Littleton Jones and Sarah Numa Jones.

Brownlow Jones was the brother of Alina Jones.

Giddie Jones was a veteran of World War I.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Brownlow Jones (age 20), married Caroline Brown (age 23) on June 6, 1883 in Johnson County.

According to her obituary, Mary Evelyn Jones (age 7), daughter of Giddie and Serena Van Hoose of Flat Gap, died suddenly in a local hospital on April 26, 1951, and was buried in the family cemetery in Flat Gap. In addition to her parents, she was survived by the following brothers and sisters, Carol Sue Jones, Myrtle Jones, Norma Jones, Chester Jones, and Marion Jones (all of Flat Gap); Mrs. Goldie Balls (Gordon, West Virginia), Mrs. Sylvia Kaskay (Dayton, Ohio), Mrs. Virginia Anderson, Mrs. Audrey Salyers, Henry Jones, and Ernest Jones (all of Fairborn, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

When Giddie Jones' World War I draft registration card was filled out in Cincinnati, Ohio, he stated that he was an unemployed teamster, and that he was born March 6, 1893 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 9 inches tall, slender, and he had gray eyes and brown hair.

According to her death certificate, Ella Salyer Jones died December 13, 1928 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Puerpural Septicemia." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as March 18, 1905, her marital status as married, her parents as James Salyer (b. Kentucky) and Laura Lemaster (b. Kentucky), the informant as James Salyer of Flat Gap, and the burial place as Lemaster graveyard.

According to his obituary, Giddie Jones (age 66), son of Brownlow and Carolina Brown Jones, was a well-known merchant and farmer, and a lifelong resident of Flat Gap, Kentucky. He was born March 18, 1893 in Johnson County, died June 29, 1959 in a local hospital following an extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Flat Gap. He was survived by his wife, Serina Van Hoose Jones; 4 sons, Henry Jones (Fairborn, Ohio), Marion Jones (Flat Gap), Ernest Jones (Flat Gap), and Chester Jones (U.S. Army in Ft. Benning, Georgia); 7 daughters, Mrs. Goldie Ball (Gordon, West Virginia), Mrs. Virginia Anderson (Fairborn, Ohio), Mrs. Audrey Salyers (Fairborn), Miss Norma Jones (Fairborn), Silvia Kaskay (Williams Mountain, West Virginia), Myrtle Pelphrey (Paintsville), and Carol Sue Jones (Flat Gap); and 4 brothers, Johnnie Jones (Louisa, Kentucky), Lema Jones (Sitka, Kentucky), and Dock Jones (Louisa) [the 4th brother isn't listed]. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Giddie Jones died June 29, 1959 in Johnson County at the age of 59. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 20 of the 1900 census for District 42 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1900), Brownlow Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #182, he's a farmer, born in October of 1862 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Carolina (wife, born in August of 1858 in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 41), John (son, born in April of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Bertha (daughter, born in March of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Littleton (son, born in October of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Viola (daughter, born in April of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Gidion (son, born in March of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Nathan (son, born in December of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Sarah (daughter, born in July of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), and Phoeba Jones (mother, widowed, born in May of 1827 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 7 children and 4 are still living, age 73).

On page 16 of the 1910 census for District 77 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1910), Brownloe Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 5 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 25), Gidie (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Nathaniel (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Nooma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), David (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Claborn (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Hester Borders (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), and Edna Borders (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 108 of the 1920 census for District 18 (Camp Zachary Taylor) in Jefferson County, Kentucky (dated January 19, 1920), Giddie Jones is a private in the U.S. Army, he's single, and 27 years old.

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 58-12 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (undated), Giddie Jones is listes as the head of the household for houses #59, he's a grocery retail merchant, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in North Carolina, first married at age 27, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Serena (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 19), Henry I. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Golda May (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), Howard Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4), Audra Fay (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3), and Virginia (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3).

    The children of ELLA SALYER and GIDDIE JONES are:

    1. HENRY L. JONES, b. 1922, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Henry L. Jones was born in Johnson County to Ella Salyers.
    2. GOLDIE MAY JONES, b. 1924, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BALL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Goldia Mae Jones was born in Johnson County to Ella Salyers.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was an Ethel M. Jones who was born in early 1924 in Johnson County to an Ella Salyer. Golda was born in late 1924. There was no Ethel Jones with this family when the 1930 census was taken, and no death record could be found.
    3. HOWARD J. JONES, b. May 26, 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 15, 1949, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. REVA SLONE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Howard J. Jones was born May 26, 1925 in Johnson County to Ella Salyer.
      Howard Jones' obituary: "Edmond Slone of Frank's Creek near Flat Gap, is being held in the Johnson Coutnty jail charged with the fatal stabbing of his brother-in-law, Howard Jones. The stabbing occurred near the store of Giddy Jones, father of the victim, last Saturday afternoon. The Cause of the altercation is not known. Jones died while en route to a local hospital. A veteran of World War II, he was a miner by occupation, and had lived near Flat Gap all his life. He is survived by his wife, Reva Slone Jones, and one son, Ronald Dean Jones, 18 months old. Also surviving are the following brothers and sisters. Henry Jones, Ohio, Goldie Mae Bull, West Virginia, Audrey Faye Salyers, Kertz, Sylvia, Ernest, Marlon, Norma, Myrtle, Chester, Mary Evelyn, and Carolyn Sue, at home. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the home of his father at 2 p.m. Jan 20, 1949. Burial was made in the family cemetery under the direction of trhe Jones Funeral home. Slone was arrested by Sheriff Hall and memebers of the State Police shortly after the slaying occurred. His examining trial is set for Friday, Jan 21, 1949." (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. AUDREY FAYE JONES, b. 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) SALYERS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Audra F. Jones was born in Johnson County to Ella Salyer.
    5. VIRGINIA JONES, b. 1927, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ANDERSON.







ZACHARIAH S. SALYER, son of LUANNA SALYER and EPHRAIM SALYER, was born February 19, 1875 in Johnson County, died April 21, 1943 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married AMANDA E. SPARKS, daughter of ANGELINE CANTRELL and ELIJAH S. SPARKS, about 1897. She was born in March of 1875 in Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Zachariah Salyer was born February 19, 1875 in Johnson County to Ephram Salyer (b. Virginia) and Louanna Salyer (b. Johnson County).

When Zac Salyer's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Flat Gap, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Manda Salyer of Flat Gap, and that he was born February 13, 1875. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes and brown hair.

According to his death certificate, Zack Salyers died April 21, 1943 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from acute endocarditis and dropsy. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as unknown, his age as 63, his marital status as married, his wife as Manda Sparks, his parents as Ephram Salyers (b. Johnson County) and Lou Ann Salyers (b. Johnson County), the informant as Tom Salyers of Flat Gap, and the burial place as Flat Gap.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Zash Salyers died April 21, 1943 in Johnson County at the age of 66. He was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 10 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Zach S. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #91, he's a farmer, born in February of 1876 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in March of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 25), Mary F. (daughter, born in March of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1), and Lou Sparks (sister-in-law, single, farm laborer, born in March of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23). Amanda's parents are in house #97.

On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 74 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Zachariah Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 13 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Manda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 37), Mary F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Almira (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Thomas (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Oakley S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Cyntha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On pages 5 & 6 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 5 & 6, 1920), Zack Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #54, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Mandy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Mary F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Tomie (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Simie (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Sintha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 35 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1930), Zac Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #323, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 55 years old. Also listed is Manda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 57).

On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 58-11 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1940), Zack Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #129, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has no formal education, and he's 64 years old. Also listed is Mandy (wife, born in Kentucky, no formal education, age 65).

    The children of ZACK SALYER and MANDA SPARKS are:

    1. MARY FRANCES SALYER, b. March 1899, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 15, 1971, Lowmansville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. PATTON SALYER.
    2. ALMIRA "ALICE" SALYER, b. January 28, 1901, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 13, 1982, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DENNIS BLEVINS.
    3. THOMAS M. "TOMMIE" SALYER, b. March 7, 1903, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 14, 1983, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LILLIE KIMBLER.
    4. OAKLEY SIMION "SIMMIE" SALYER, b. November 17, 1904, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 7, 1978, Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ETHEL PAULINE TACKETT.
    5. CYNTHIA SALYER, b. July 29, 1909, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 9, 1964, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) LITTLETON HENRY JONES, m. (2) SHERMAN TACKETT.







MARY FRANCES SALYER, daughter of ZACHARIAH S. SALYER and AMANDA E. SPARKS, was born in March of 1899 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died April 15, 1971 in Lowmansville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and buried in Estep Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married PATTON SALYER, son of JOHN MILTON E. SALYER and CALIFORNIA "CALLIE" SALYER. He was born about 1900 in Kentucky, and died May 18, 1959 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to her obituary, Mary Salyers Salyers (age 72), daughter of the late Zack and Manda Sparks Salyers, was born in Johnson County, died April 15, 1971 at home in Lowmansville, and was buried in Estep Cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Patton Salyers, in 1959. She was survived by 2 sons, Vencil Salyers (of Lowmansville) and Arzie Salyers (Lowmansville); 2 daughters, Mrs. Julette Greene (Columbus, Ohio) and Mrs. Loretta Blevins (Barnetts Creek); 2 brothers, Tommy Sparks [mistake] (Kerz, Kentucky) and Sammy Sparks [mistake] (Staffordsville); and 1 sister, Alice Blevins (Volga, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mary F. Salyers died April 15, 1971 in Johnson County at the age of 72. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Patton Salyers died May 18, 1959 in Johnson County at the age of 58. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 8 of the 1930 census for District 58-12 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Patton Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 30), Vencil (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Juliette (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 1 month), Loretta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 1 month), and Arzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 7 & 8 of the 1940 census for District 58-14 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 10, & 11, 1940), Patton Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #57, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Marry (wife, born in Kentucky, 1st grade education, age 41), Vincial (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Julett (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Loretta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Rze (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), John M. Salyer (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 5th grade education, age 84), Ova Salyer (brother, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Marry Kathyrn Salyer (sister, born in Kentucky, age 3).

    The children of MARY SALYER and PATTON SALYER are:

    1. VIRGINIA SALYER, b. January 28, 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Virginia Salyer was born January 28, 1921 in Johnson County to Mary Salyer.
      According to her death certificate, Virginia Salyer died May 25, 1921 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from unknown causes. Also on this certificate, her age is listed as 4 months, her father's name as Patton Salyer (b. Kentucky), her mother's maiden name is blank (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Sam Estepp of Sip, Kentucky.
    2. VENCIL SALYER, b. September 16, 1922, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 14, 1986, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BARBARA PARKER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Vincel Salyer was born September 16, 1922 in Johnson County to Mario Salyer.
      According to his obituary, Vencil Salyer (age 64), son of Patton and Mary Frances Salyer, was a resident of Blaine, Kentucky. He was born September 16, 1922 in Johnson County, died January 14, 1986 in University of Kentucky Medical Center, and was buried in Sparks Cemetery in Flat Gap. He was survived by his wife, Barbara Parker Salyer; 2 sons, Billy Joe Parker (of Lakeland, Florida) and Michael Shanon Salyer (Blaine); 4 daughters, Garnett Hitchcock (Paintsville), Bobby Jo Lowe (Blaine), Rosemary Salyers (Blaine), and Carlotta Salyers (Blaine); 2 sisters, Juliette Green (Lowmansville) and Louella Blevins (Staffordsville); 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. JULETTE SALYER, b. March 22, 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 7, 2011, Lowmansville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Lowmansville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown first name) TACKETT, m. (2) (unknown first name) GREENE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Julie E. Salyer was born March 22, 1926 in Johnson County to Mary Salyer.
      According to her obituary, Julette Salyers Green (age 85), daughter of the late Patton and Mary Sparks Salyers [sic], was born March 22, 1936 in Johnson County, died August 7, 2011 at home in Lowmansville, and was buried in Salyers-Tackett Cemetery in Lowmansville. She was survived by 4 sons, Mike Tackett (of Lowmansville), Winford Salyers (Lowmansville), Buell Tackett (Paintsville), and Johnny Tackett (Boston, Massachusetts); 4 daughters, Bonnie Betts (Columbus, Ohio), Mikela Amburn (Lynchburg, Ohio), Julie Heaton (Virginia), and Rosa Castle (Flat Gap); 1 sister, Loretta Blevins (Oil Springs); and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. LORETTA SALYER, b. 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BLEVINS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Loretta Salyer was born in Johnson County to Mary Salyer.
    5. ARZIE SALYER, b. February 8, 1930, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 8, 1982, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Arzie Salyer was born February 8, 1930 in Johnson County to Mary Salyer.
      According to his obituary, Arzie Salyer (age 52), son of Patton and Mary Salyer Salyer, was a resident of Lowmansville, Johnson County, Kentucky, at the time of his death. He was born February 7, 1930 in Johnson County, died February 8, 1982 in University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, and was buried in Estep Cemetery in Sitka. He was survived by 1 brother, Vencil Salyer; and 2 sisters, Juliette Green (of Lowmansville) and Loretta Blevins (Barnetts Creek). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







ALMIRA "ALICE" SALYER, daughter of ZACHARIAH S. SALYER and AMANDA E. SPARKS, was born January 28, 1901 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 13, 1982 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married DENNIS BLEVINS, son of LUKE BLEVINS and CATHERINE CAUDILL, about 1920. He was born about 1900 in Kentucky, and died July 4, 1974.

Notes: Dennis Blevins was the brother of Clara Blevins.

Catherine Caudill was reportedly Rebecca Catherine Caudill, daughter of Matthew Caudill and Nancy J. Picklesimer.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was a Worth Blevins who was born in 1923 in Johnson County to an Alice Salyers. This child isn't found with the family in the 1930 census and no death record could be found of him.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Luke Blevins (age 22) married Catherine Caudill (age 20) on September 7, 1883 in Johnson County.

According to her obituary, Almire Salyer Blevins (age 80), daughter of Zack and Amanda Sparks Salyer, was a resident of Staffordsville at the time of her death. She was born January 28, 1901 in Johnson County, died January 13, 1982 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Blevins, on July 4, 1974. She was survived by 2 daughters, Barbara Meek (of Paintsville) and Betty Ward (Sitka, Kentucky); 1 brother, Tommy Salyer (Columbus, Ohio); and 26 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.) On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 74 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 6, 1910), Luke Blevins is listed as the head of the household for house #147, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 26 years, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Catharine (wife, born in Kentucky, parents birthplaces are left blank, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 48), Lula (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Dessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Newton (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Gracie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Dennis (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Adda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 16, 1920), Dinis Blevins is listed as the head of the houeshold for house #180, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 19 years old. Also listed are Alice (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), and Cova M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Dennis Blevins is listed as the head of his household in house #11, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Alice (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 29), Covy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Luke Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10). They are living next to Dennis' parents.

On page 35 of the 1940 census for District 58-11 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 8, 1940), Dennis Blevins is listed as the head of the household for house #286, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Allice (wife, born in Kentucky, 3rd grade education, age 36), Luke (son, carpenter in a N.Y.A. wood shop, born in Kentuccky, age 18), and Barbara (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of ALICE SALYER and DENNIS BLEVINS are:

    1. COVA M. BLEVINS, b. 1919, Kentucky, d. December 25, 1971, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. FRANK LEMASTER, son of FRED LEMASTER and MOLLIE (unknown last name). He was b. June 5, 1909, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 5, 1977, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Cova M. Blevins Lemaster (age 52), daughter of Dennis and Alice Salyers Blevins, was a Volga, Kentucky, resident at the time of her death. She died December 25, 1971 in Huntington, West Virginia, following an extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Volga. She was survived by her husband, Frank Lemaster; 6 sons, Frank Lemaster Jr. (of Sitka, Kentucky), Everett Lemaster (Mansfield, Ohio), Charles Lemaster (Wabash, Indiana), Harold Lemaster (Warsaw, Indiana), Ricky Lemaster (Volga), and Freddie Lemaster (Volga); 3 daughters, Edith Martin (Paintsville), Helen Sue Hall (Mansfield), and Anita Hall (Van Lear); 1 brother, Luke Blevins (Volga); and 2 sisters, Barbara Meek (Warsaw, Indiana) and Betty Joe Ward (Flat Gap, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to his obituary, Frank Lemaster (age 66), son of Fred and Mollie Lemaster, was a miner and a resident of Volga, Kentucky, at the time of his death. He was born June 5, 1909 in Johnson County, died January 5, 1977 in Lexington following a brief illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Volga. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cova Lemaster. He was survived by 7 sons, Frank Lemaster (of Van Lear, Kentucky), Everett Lemaster (Mansfield, Ohio), Charles Lemaster (Wabash, Indiana), Harold Lemaster (Warsaw, Indiana), Ricky Lemaster (Prestonsburg, Kentucky), Freddy Lemaster (Elkton, Maryland), and Ronnie Lemaster (Paintsville); 3 daughters, Edith Martin (Paintsville), Helen Hall (Shelby, Ohio), and Anita Hall (Van Lear); 1 brother, Everett Spears (Russell, Kentucky), 19 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. LUKE BLEVINS, b. May 20, 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 16, 1979, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. VERNA DYE.
    3. BARBARA BLEVINS, b. December 14, 1935, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 11, 2013, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown first name) MARTIN, m. (2) BALLARD MEEKS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Barbra Blevins was born December 14, 1935 in Johnson County to Alice Salyer.
      According to her obituary, Barbara Blevins Meeks (age 77), daughter of the late Dennis and Almira Salyers Blevins, was born December 14, 1935 in Johnson County, died January 11, 2013 in Highlands Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Blevins Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was survived by 2 sons, Ballard Meeks Jr. (of Staffordsville) and Gilbert Ray Martin (Staffordsville); 2 daughters, Barbara Sparks (Flat Gap) and Sherry Ratliff (Sitka); 1 sister, Betty Jo Kimbler (Staffordsville); 9 grandchildren; and several great- and great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. BETTY JO BLEVINS, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown first name) WARD, m. (2) (unknown first name) KIMBLER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Betty J. Blevins was born in Johnson County to Alice Salyers.







VERNA DYE, daughter of WILLIAM HENRY "HENRY" DYE and RUNA BLEVINS, was born October 14, 1925 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died June 1, 2000 in Troy, Miami County, Ohio. She married LUKE BLEVINS, son of ALMIRA "ALICE" SALYER and DENNIS BLEVINS, April 14, 1943. He was born May 20, 1921 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 16, 1979 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Verna Dye was born October 14, 1925 in Johnson County to Runa Blevins.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Luke Blevins was born May 20, 1921 in Johnson County to Almyra Salyer.

According to a transcript of her obituary, Verna Dye Blevins was born October 14, 1925, and died June 1, 2000 in Troy, Ohio, at the age of 74. Her parents names are listed as William and Rena, and her husband, whom she married April 14, 1943, was Luke Blevins.

According to his obituary, Luke Blevins (age 58), son of the late Dennis Blevins and Almira Salyers Blevins, was born May 19, 1921 in Johnson County, died July 16, 1979 at home in Staffordsville, and was buried in the family cemetery. He was survived by 3 sons, William Henry Blevins, Paul Raymond Blevins, and Leo Blevins; 5 daughters, Pauline Hoskins, Charlotte Owen, Grethel Reid, Pamela Blevins, and Kathy Blevins; and 2 sisters, Barbara Meek (of Paintsville, Kentucky) and Betty Ward (Sitka, Kentucky) (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

    The children of VERNA DYE and LUKE BLEVINS are:

    1. PAUL RAYMOND BLEVINS, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Paul R. Blevins was born in Johnson County to Vernie Dye.
    2. PAULINE BLEVINS, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) HOSKINS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Pauline Blevins was born in Johnson County to Vernie Dye.
    3. CHARLOTTE BLEVINS, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) OWEN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charolette Blevins was born in Johnson County to Vernie Dye.
    4. LEO BLEVINS, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Leo Blevins was born in Johnson County to Vernie Dye.
    5. GRETTEL BLEVINS, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) REID.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Grettel Blevins was born in Johnson County to Verna Dye.
    6. PAMELA BLEVINS, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Pamela Blevins was born in Johnson County to Verna Dye.
    7. WILLIAM HENRY BLEVINS.
    8. KATHY BLEVINS.







THOMAS M. "TOMMIE" SALYER, son of ZACHARIAH S. SALYER and AMANDA E. SPARKS, was born March 1, 1903 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 14, 1983 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Salyers Cemetery in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married LILLIE KIMBLER, daughter of JAMES BLAINE KIMBLER and LOUTISHA "TISHA" SALYER, about 1923. She was born June 24, 1907 in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 30, 1976 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Salyers Cemetery in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Note: Lillie Kimbler was the sister of Raymond B. Kimbler, who married Virgie Ratliff, daughter of Katherine "Katie" Dale and William H. "Bud" Ratliff.

James Blaine Kimbler was the brother of Alonzo Kimbler.

According to his obituary, James Blaine Kimbler (age 84), son of George and Martha Jones Kimbler, was a former merchant and farmer, and lifelong resident of Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born in 1885, died March 26, 1970 in a local hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery in Sitka. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Tisha Salyers Kimbler, in 1941; and his 2nd wife, Ella Murray Kimbler, in 1966. He was survived by 2 sons, Mitchell Kimbler (of Flat Gap, Kentucky) and Claude Kimbler (Murraysville, Ohio); 7 daughters, Mrs. H. L. McKenzie (Paintsville), Mrs. Earl Miller (Paintsville), Mrs. Verlin Murray (Middletown, Ohio), Mrs. Flora Hall (Middletown), Mrs. Howard R. Salyers (Middletown), Mrs. Tommie Salyers (Sitka), and Mrs. Don Norris (San Diego, California); 1 brother, Lonzo Kimbler (Sitka); 30 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky birth records, Thomas M. Salyer was born March 1, 1903 in Johnson County to Zach Salyer (b. Johnson County) and Amanda Sparks (b. Johnson County).

According to his obituary, Tommie Salyers (age 80), son of Zack and Mandy Sparks Salyers, was a retired miner and a resident of Columbus, Ohio, at the time of his death. He was born March 7, 1903 in Johnson County, died August 14, 1983 in Doctor's West Hospital following an extended illness, and was buried in Salyers Cemetery in Sitka. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lilly Salyers, in 1976. He was survived by 2 sons, James Gordon Salyer (of Sitka) and Tommie Salyers Jr. (Columbus); 3 daughters, Anna Lee Rowland (Columbus), Mollie Stapleton (Sitka), and Francis Kimbler (Sitka); 21 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Tommie Salyer was born March 7, 1903, and died in August of 1983. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Tommie Salyers was born about 1903 in Kentucky, and died August 14, 1983 in Doctor's Hospital-West in Franklin County at the age of 80. He was widowed and living in Franklin County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Lillie Kimbler Salyers (age 69), daughter of Blaine and Tish Kimbler, was born June 24, 1907 in Sitka, died June 30, 1976 in Paintsville Hospital following and extended illness, and was buried in Salyers Cemetery in Sitka. She was survived by her husband, Tommy Salyers; 2 sons, James Salyers (of Sitka) and Tommy Salyers Jr. (Columbus, Ohio); 3 daughters, Anna Lee Rowland (Columbus), Molly Allene Stapleton (Sitka), and Francis Kimbler (Sitka); 2 brothers, Claude Kimbler (Marysville) and Mitchell (Flat Gap, Kentucky); 5 sisters, Mrs. Jack Siler (Middletown, Ohio), Madge Murray (Middletown), Shirley Salyers (Middletown), Hermalee Norris (Texas), and Ruby Miller (Paintsville); 19 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lillie Salyer was born June 24, 1907, and died in June of 1976. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lillie Salyers died June 30, 1976 in Johnson County at the age of 69. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 78 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), James B. Kimbler is listed as the head of the household for house #75, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 5 years, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Loutishey (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 20), Moley (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Lillie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Madgie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 45 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 12 & 13 1920), James B. Kimbler 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 33 years old. Also listed are Tishia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), Mollie J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Lily (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Madge M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Ruby (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Mitchell (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Flora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Raymond B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 6 months).

On page 17 of the 1930 census for District 58-12 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), Tommy Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #152, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Lily (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 31), James Gordon (son, born in Kentucky, age 5 years 9 months), and Annalee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 1 month).

On page 11 of the 1940 census for District 58-14 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1940), Tommy Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #83, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 2nd grade education, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 31), James Gordon (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Anna Lee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Mollie Alene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Tommy Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

    The children of TOMMIE SALYER and LILLIE KIMBLER are:

    1. JAMES GORDON SALYER, b. February 15, 1924, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 12, 1998, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GENEVA STAMBAUGH, daughter of LAWRENCE STAMBAUGH and VIRGIE JONES.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James G. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Lillie Kimbler.
      According to his obituary, James Gordon Salyer (age 74), son of the late Tommy and Lillie Kimbler Salyer, was a coal miner. He was born February 15, 1924 in Johnson County, and died March 12, 1998 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center. He was survived by his wife, Geneva Stambaugh Salyer; 5 daughters, Janet Jenkins (Flat Gap), Shelia Salyer (Sitka), Rose Wagner (Sitka), Jeannie Cennamo (Mt. Vernon, Ohio), and Lillian Salyer (Columbus, Ohio); 1 brother, Tommy Salyer Jr. (Columbus); 1 sister, Frances Irene Kimbler (Sitka); 19 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. ANNA LEE SALYER, b. 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ROWLAND.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Anna L. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Lillie Kimbler.
    3. MOLLIE ALLENE "ALLENE" SALYER, b. June 15, 1930, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 25, 1986, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. EARL STAPLETON, November 27, 1948, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mollie A. Salyer was born June 15, 1930 in Johnson County to Lillie Kimbler.
      According to her obituary, Allene Salyers Stapleton (age 55), daughter of Tommy and Lillie Kimbler Salyers, was born June 15, 1930 in Johnson County, died May 25, 1986 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Stapleton Family Cemetery in Sitka. She was survived by her husband, Earl Stapleton (of Sitka), whom she married November 27, 1948 in Johnson County; 2 sons, Gordon Dean Stapleton (Sitka) and Dale Lee Stapleton (Columbus, Ohio); 2 daughters, Earlene Preston (Paintsville) and Carolyn Tatum (Paintsville); 2 brothers, James Gordon Salyers (Sitka) and Tommy Salyers Jr. (Columbus, Ohio); 2 sisters, Anna Lee Rowland (Columbus) and Francis Irene Kimbler (Sitka); and 10 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. TOMMIE L. SALYER JR., b. 1939, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Tommie L. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Lillie Kimbler.
    5. FRANCIS IRENE SALYER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) KIMBLER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Francis I. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Lillie Kimbler.







OAKLEY SIMION "SIMMIE" SALYER, son of ZACHARIAH S. SALYER and AMANDA E. SPARKS, was born November 17, 1904 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 7, 1978 in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married ETHEL PAULINE TACKETT, daughter of JOHN F. TACKETT and CLARA BLEVINS, about 1927. She was born December 26, 1909 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died April 3, 1986 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Note: Ethel Pauline Tackett was the sister of Anna Tackett, who married Plennie Lemaster, son of Minerva Hitchcock and Thomas Manford Lemaster.

Clara Blevins' brother, Dennis, married Oakley Salyer's sister, Alice.

According to her death certificate, Clara Blevins Tackett died September 26, 1922 in Eastern State Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, from "Suicide by Hanging." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as 1886, her marital status as married, her parents as Luke Blevins (b. Kentucky) and Catherine Caudill (b. Kentucky), the informant as M. C. Duulas, M. D., and the burial place as Paintsville, Kentucky.

John F. Tackett is found widowed and with his family on page 14 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Oakley "Simmie" Salyer lived from November 17, 1904 to March 7, 1978, and was buried in Mayo Memorial Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and Ethel P. Tackett Salyer lived from December 26, 1909 to April 3, 1986, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his obituary, Oakley "Simmie" Salyer (age 73), son of Zack and Manda Sparks Salyer, was born November 17, 1904 in Johnson County, died March 7, 1978 at home in Volga following an extended illness, and was buried in Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville. He was survived by his wife, Ethel Tackett Salyer; 3 sons, Simmie Salyer Jr. (of Paintsville), Donald Eugene Salyer (Salyersville), and Thurman Gale Salyer (Volga, Kentucky); 6 daughters, Christine O'Bryan (Salyersville), Rita Cantrell (Salyersville), Mary Blanton (Flat Gap, Kentucky), Cynthia King (Flat Gap), Melva Cantrell (Volga), and Anna M. King (Volga); 1 brother, Tommy Salyer (Kerz, Kentucky); 1 sister, Mrs. Alice Blevins (Volga); 28 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Oakley Salyer died March 7, 1978 in Johnson County at the age of 73. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Ethel Tackett Salyer (age 76), daughter of John and Clara Blevins Tackett, was a resident of Volga, Kentucky. She was born December 26, 1909 in Johnson County, died April 3, 1986 in Paul B. Hall Medical Center, and was buried in Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Simmie Salyer, in March of 1978. She was survived by 3 sons, Donald Salyer (of Staffordsville), Thurman Salyer (Staffordsville), and Simmie Salyer Jr. (Paintsville); 6 daughters, Anna King (Volga), Melva Cantrell (Volga), Mary Blanton (Volga), Opal King (Flat Gap), Christine O'Bryan (Paintsville), and Rita Cantrell (Staffordsville); 3 brothers, Garland Tackett (Columbus, Ohio), John Tackett (Sitka), and Thurman Tackett (Staffordsville); 2 sisters, Anna Lemaster (Staffordsville) and Golda King (Staffordsville); 31 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ethel Salyers was born December 26, 1909, and died in April of 1986. She received her Social Security card in 1968 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ethel P. Salyer died April 3, 1986 in Johnson County at the age of 76. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1920), J. F. Tackett is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Clara (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 3 are still living, age 23), Buell (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Annie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 15, 1920), John F. Tackett is listed as the head of the household for house #81, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Clara (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), Buell (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Anna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Glayds [Glaydas] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Thurman (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 11 months), and Golda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1930), Semmie Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #51, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Ethel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 20), and Clara C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On page 19 of the 1940 census for District 58-2 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1940), Simion Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #146, he's a laborer on the road project, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 2nd grade education, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Ethel (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 30), Christene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Cyntha Opal (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Mary Louis (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Anna Mae (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Simion Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5 months).

    The children of SIMMIE SALYER and ETHEL TACKETT are:

    1. LILLIAN EILEEN SALYER, b. December 25, 1927, Kentucky, d. February 6, 1928, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Lindbergh, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lillian A. Salyer was born December 25, 1927 in Johnson County to Ethel Tackett.
      According to her death certificate, Lillian Eileen Salyer died February 6, 1928 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "unknown, found dead in bed." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as December 25, 1928 [mistake], her age as 6 weeks, her parents as Sima Salyer (b. Kentucky) and Ethel Tackett (b. Kentucky), the informant as John Tackett of Lindbergh, Kentucky, and the burial place as Lindbergh Cemetery in Lindbergh.
    2. CLARA C. SALYER, b. 1930, Kentucky.
    3. CYNTHIA OPAL "OPAL" SALYER, b. April 15, 1932, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 19, 1997, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CHARLIE KING.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Opal Salyer (age 64), daughter of the late Simmie and Ethel Tackett Salyer, was a resident of Lexington, Kentucky, at the time of her death. She was born April 15, 1932 in Johnson County, died Feberuary 19, 1997 in Central Baptist Hospital, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, Charlie King; 3 sons, Carl King (of Sitka, Kentucky), Tom King (Staffordsville), and Johnny King (Volga, Kentucky); 1 daughter, Diana Bowen (Sitka); 3 brothers, Donald Salyer (Staffordsville), Gale Salyer (Paintsville), and Simmie Salyer Jr. (Naples, Florida); 5 sisters, Melva Cantrell (Naples, Florida), Mary Blanton (Volga), Anna Mae King (Sitka), Rita Cantrell (Staffordsville), and Christine O'Bryan (Staffordsville); 10 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. MARY LOUIS SALYER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BLANTON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary L. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Ethel Tackett.
    5. ANNA MAE SALYER, b. February2, 1937, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 10, 2003, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM R. KING.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Anna M. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Ethel Tackett.
      According to her obituary, Anna Mae Salyers King (age 66), daughter of the late Simmie Oakley and Ethel Pauline Tackett Salyers, was born February 2, 1937 in Johnson County, died June 10, 2003 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, William R. King; 1 son, William O. King (of Lowmansville, Kentucky); 5 daughters, Lillian Pauline Cantrell (Hager Hill, Kentucky), Anita Jewell Bowen (Flat Gap, Kentucky), Rita Sue Bowen (Sitka, Kentucky), Henrietta Blevins (Sitka), and Dephia Mae Boggs (River, Kentucky); 3 brothers, Simmie Salyers Jr. (Florida), Donald E. Salyers (Staffordsville), and Thurman G. Salyers (Nippa, Kentucky); 4 sisters, Christine O'Bryan (Staffordsville), Rita Carol Cantrell (Staffordsville), Mary L. Blanton (Volga), and Melva J. Cantrell (Green Rock, Kentucky); 11 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    6. BUDDY SIMION "SIMMIE" SALYER JR., b. November 17, 1939, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 3, 2014, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DELORES RILEY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Simmie Salyers was born November 17, 1939 in Johnson County to Ethel Tackett.
      According to his obituary, Buddy Simmie Salyer Jr. (age 74), son of the late Simmie Oakley and Ethel Pauline Tackett Salyer, was a construction worker. He was born November 17, 1939 in Paintsville, died January 3, 2014 at home in Louisa, and was buried in Mayo Memorial Cemetery in Paintsville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Delores Riley Salyer. He was survived by 2 son, Robbie Salyer (of Evansville, Indiana) and Roger Salyer (Naples, Florida); 1 daughter, Paula Scott (Louisa); 2 brothers, Donald Salyer (Staffordsville) and Gale Salyer (Nippa); 2 sisters, Mary Blanton (Flat Gap) and Rita Cantrell (Staffordsville); 7 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    7. MELVA J. SALYER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) CANTRELL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Malvie Salyer was born in Johnson County to Ethel Tackett.
    8. DONALD EUGENE SALYER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Donald E. Salyers was born in Johnson County to Ethel Tackett.
    9. RITA CAROL SALYER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) CANTRELL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Reda C. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Ethel Tackett.
    10. THURMAN GALE SALYER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Thurman G. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Ethel Tackett.
    11. CHRISTINE SALYER, m. (unknown first name) O'BRYAN.







CYNTHIA SALYER, daughter of ZACHARIAH S. SALYER and AMANDA E. SPARKS, was born July 29, 1909 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 9, 1964 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Sherman Tackett Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (1) LITTLETON HENRY JONES, son of BROWNLOW JONES and CAROLINE BROWN, about 1922. He was born October 29, 1888 in Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died February 18, 1987 in Lawrence County, Kentucky. She married (2) SHERMAN TACKETT, son of SANFORD TACKETT and DORA BAYES. He was born February 20, 1906 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 1, 1979 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Sherman Tackett Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. Littleton Henry Jones married (2) ANNA LEE HENSON.

Note: Littleton Jones was the brother of Gideon "Giddie" Jones and Sarah Numa Jones.

Sherman Tackett was the brother of Dewey Tackett and Lorene Tackett.

Brownlow Jones was the brother of Alina Jones.

Anna Lee Henson’s maiden name was determined by finding the birth record transcripts of several of her children.

When Littleton H. Jones' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer, that he was married, and that he was born October 29, 1888 in Kerz, Kentucky. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair, and bad lungs.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Cynthia Salyers Tackett lived from July 29, 1909 to January 9, 1964, and was buried in Sherman Tackett Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Sherman Tackett lived from February 20, 1906 to December 1, 1979, and was buried in the same cemetery. No headstone photos are provided.

According to her obituary, Cynthia Salyers Tackett (age 54), daughter of the late Zack and Manda Sparks Salyers, was a resident of Staffordsville, Kentucky. She was born July 29, 1909 in Johnson County, died January 9, 1964 in a local hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, Sherman Tackett; 5 sons, Billie Ray Tackett (of Staffordsville), Sherman Tackett Jr. (Staffordsville), Giddie Jones (Lima, Ohio), Willis Jones (Lima), and Robert Gene Jones (Red Bush); 1 daughter, Mrs. Lillie Mae Holbrook (Red Bush); 2 brothers, Tommy Salyers (Kerz) and Simmie Salyers (Barnetts Creek); and 16 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Cynthia Tackett died January 9, 1964 in Johnson County at the age of 54. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Littleton Jones was born October 29, 1888, and died in February of 1987. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Littleton H. Jones died February 18, 1987 in Lawrence County at the age of 98. He was living in Lawrence County at the time of his death.

According to his obituary, Sherman Tackett (age 73), son of Sanford and Dora Bayes Tackett, was a resident of Staffordsville at the time of his death. He was born February 20, 1906 in Johnson County, died December 1, 1979 in Paintsville Hospital following an extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Cynthia Salyers Tackett; 2 sons, Billy Ray Tackett (of Staffordsville) and Sherman Tackett Jr. (Staffordsville); 1 daughter, Lillie Mae Holbrook (Red Bush, Kentucky); 3 step-sons, Robert Jones (Volga, Kentucky), Gidie [sic] Jones (Lima, Ohio), and Willis Jones (Lima, Ohio); 2 brothers, Hershell Tackett (Hager Hill, Kentucky) and Harvey Tackett (Hager Hill); 5 sisters, Lillie Brown (Paintsville), Marie Pelphrey (Staffordsville), Lorine Conley (Staffordsville), Jessie McKenzie (Springfield, Ohio), and Nola Blair (Lowmansville, Kentucky); 11 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 20 of the 1900 census for District 42 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1900), Brownlow Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #182, he's a farmer, born in October of 1862 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Carolina (wife, born in August of 1858 in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 41), John (son, born in April of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Bertha (daughter, born in March of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Littleton (son, born in October of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Viola (daughter, born in April of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Gidion (son, born in March of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Nathan (son, born in December of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Sarah (daughter, born in July of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), and Phoeba Jones (mother, widowed, born in May of 1827 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 7 children and 4 are still living, age 73).

On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 66 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), Santford Tacket is listed as the head of the household for house #18, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 8 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Dora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 21), Lillie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Sherman (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Dewey (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 7 months).

On page 27 of the 1920 census for District 32 (Van Lear) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 9, 1920), L. Henry Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #248 [hard to read], he’s a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he’s 33 years old. Also listed are Edna (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), and Rollie Salyer [hard to read] (married, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33).

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 15, 1920), Sanford Tackett is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Dora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), Lellie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Sherman (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Dewey (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Hershel (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Ida Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 11 months), and Wm. Haston [William Haston Tackett] (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 0 months).

On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 58-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Littleton H. Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #4, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Cyntha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 13, age 20), Giddie (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), William W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Robert G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 months).

On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Sanford Tackett is listed as the head of the household for house #5, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Dora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 42), Sherman (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 24), Dewey (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Shershall [sic] (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Haston (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Nola M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Haney (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Loraine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On pages 11 & 12 of the 1940 census for District 58-14 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 22 & 23, 1940), Sherman Tacket is listed as the head of the household for house #86, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Cointhia (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 28), Robert Gene (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Billie Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Junior (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of CYNTHIA SALYER and LITTLETON JONES are:

    1. GIDDIE JONES, b. 1924, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Giddie Jones was born in Johnson County to Cynthia Salyer.
    2. WILLIAM W. “WILLIS” JONES, b. 1926, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William W. Jones was born in Lawrence County to Cintha Salyers.
    3. BURLEY JONES, b. April 25, 1928, Lawrence County, Kentucky, d. April 29, 1928, Upper Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Burley Jones was born April 25, 1928 in Lawrence County to Cynthia Salyer.
      According to his death certificate, Burley Jones died April 29, 1928 in Upper Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, from "Kidney Trouble." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as April of 1928, his age as 6 days, his parents as L. H. Jones (b. Kentucky) and Cynthia Salyers (b. Kentucky), the informant as M. W. Chambers of Louisa, Kentucky, and the burial place as Sec Cemetery.
    4. ROBERT GENE JONES, b. November 25, 1929, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 27, 2005, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BETTY STAPLETON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Robert G. Jones was born November 25, 1929 in Johnson County to Cynthia Salyer.
      According to his obituary, Robert Jones (age 75), son of the late Littleton Henry and Cynthia Salyers Jones, was a maintenance supervisor with Mayo Vocational Technical School and a resident of Flat Gap, Kentucky, at the time on his death. He was born November 25, 1929 in Flat Gap, died October 27, 2005 at home in Flat Gap, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Betty Stapleton Jones; 3 sons, Robert Gene Jones Jr. (Catlettsburg, Kentucky), Billy Eugene Jones (Pensacola, Florida), and John Leslie Jones (Flat Gap); 1 daughter, Elizabeth Alice Caudill (Nicholasville); 4 brothers, Willis Jones (Lima, Ohio), Giddie Jones (Lima, Ohio), Paul Jones (Michigan), and Sherman Tackett Jr. [Staffordsville); 4 sisters, Lillie Mae Holbrook, Rose Mary Jones, Kaye Jones, and Erma Lee Jones (all of Louisa, Kentucky); (step-mother, Anna Lee Jones (of Louisa); 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

    The children of CYNTHIA SALYER and SHERMAN TACKETT are:

    1. BILLY RAY TACKETT, b. August 5, 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 15, 2002, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GLADYS PAULINE HAMPTON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Billie R. Jones was born August 5, 1934 in Johnson County to Cyntha Salyers.
      According to his obituary, Billy Ray Tackett (age 68), son of the late Sherman and Cynthia Salyer Tackett, was a retired auto mechanic. He was born August 5, 1934 in Johnson County, died October 15, 2002 at home in Staffordsville, and was buried in Lakeview Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Gladys Pauline Hampton Tackett; 5 sons, Anthony Tackett, William Gregory Tackett, David Tackett, and Kenneth Tackett (all of Staffordsville), and Jeffery Tackett (of Volga, Kentucky); 1 daughter, Brenda Kay Ward (Offutt, Kentucky); 1 brother, Sherman “Whitie” Tackett Jr. (Staffordsville); 1 sister, Lillie Mae Tackett (Paintsville); 1 half-brother, Robert Jones (Volga); 13 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. SHERMAN “WHITIE” TACKETT JR., b. 1936, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Sherman Tackett was born in Johnson County to Cinta Salyer.
    3. FRANK TACKETT, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Frank Tackett was born in Johnson County to Cintha Salyer.
    4. LILLIE MAE TACKETT, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m (unknown first name) HOLBROOK.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lillie M. Tackett was born in Johnson County to Cyntha Salyer.







LEVI SALYER, son of LUANNA SALYER and EPHRAIM SALYER, was born September 13, 1875 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 26, 1940 in Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married ANNA CANDICE KIMBLETON, daughter of HENRY PRESTON KIMBLETON and MARY ELLEN HOLBROOK, about 1895. She was born December 7, 1878 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died April 11, 1952 in Minefork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. Anna Kimbleton married (2) GEORGE TACKETT.

Notes: Anna Kimbleton was the sister of William A. Kimbleton, Fannie A. Kimbleton, and of Croshie Kimbleton, who married Caleb Paris "Paris" Blanton, son of Jesse W. Blanton and Elizabeth Reed.

According to his death certificate, Henry Preston Kimbleton died May 9, 1925 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Mitral Regurgitation, following Influenza." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Virginia, his birth date as May 9, 1848, his marital status as widowed, his parents as Henry Kimbleton (b. Virginia) and Sarah Williams (b. Virginia), and the burial place as Staffordsville.

According to her death certificate, Sebra Ellen Holbrook Kimbleton died March 5, 1924 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from heart disease. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Morgan County, her birth date as October 29, 1851, her marital status as married, her parents as William Holbrook (b. Morgan County) and Anna Fyffe (b. Morgan County), and the burial place as Staffordsville.

According to Kentucky birth records, Ann Kembelton was born December 7, 1878 in Morgan County to Preston Kembelton (b. Morgan County) and Mary Holebrooks (b. Morgan County).

When Levi Salyer's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Win, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Annie Salyer of Win, and that he was born September 13, 1875. He was found to be 5 feet 8 inches tall, of medium build, and he had light blue eyes and light brown hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

According to his death certificate, Levi Salyer died October 26, 1940 in Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky, from myocarditis and chronic nephritis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his age as 68, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Ephran Salyers (b. Virginia) and Loue Ann Sparks (b. Johnson County), the informant as T. S. Salyers of Wheelersburg, and the burial place as Fuget.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Levi Salyer died October 26, 1940 in Johnson County at the age of 68.

According to her death certificate, Anna Kimbleton Salyer Tackett died April 11, 1952 in Minefork, Magoffin County, from aortic regurgitation. Also on this certificate, her birth date is listed as October 23, 1879, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Preston Kimbleton and Ellen Holbrook, the informant as Tony Salyer, her burial place as the family cemetery in Flat Gap, Magoffin County, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as the family cemetery in Flat Gap, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Anna Tackett died April 11, 1952 in Magoffin County at the age of 72. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

According to her obituary, Anna Kimbleton Salyer Tackett (age 72), daughter of the late Preston and Ellen Holbrook Kimbleton, was born in Morgan County, died April 11, 1952 at home in Wheelersburg, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was preceded in death by her 1st husband, Levi Salyer; and her 2nd husband, George Tackett. She was survived by 4 sons, Tona S. Salyer (of Wheelersburg), Granville Salyer (Springfield, Ohio), and Fonza Salyer (Mechanicsburg, Ohio) [the 4th son isn't listed]; 3 daughters, Mrs. Ira Cantrell (Minefork, Kentucky), Mrs. Clyde Bayes (Mechanicsburg), and Mrs. Jim Cheek (Mechanicsburg); 1 brother, Lee Kimbleton (Paintsville); and 1 sister, Mrs. Croshie Blanton (Rice, Greenup County, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 4 of the 1880 census for District 88 (Elk Fork) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1880), Preson Kemplin [Preston Kimbleton] is listed as the head of the household for house #69, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Sebra (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, age 28), Sarah J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Millard S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), William A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Lebern W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Ann C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 4 of the 1900 census for District 42 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1900), Levi Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and his age is left blank. Also listed are Anna (wife, born in December of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 20), and Tona (son, born in March of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 30 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 7, 1910), Levi Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #207, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Annie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 30), Samie [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Granville (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Mertie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Virgil (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 4 months).

On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 22, 1920), Levi Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #152, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Anna K. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 41), Granel (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Murlie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Virgil (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Carie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Fonzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Lella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 7 months), Tona L. (son, married, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), and Lillie J. (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

On pages 20 & 21 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16 & 17, 1930), Levi Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #195, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Anna (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 51), Cora E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Fonza (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Lillie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 58-11 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1940), Levi Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #132, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has no formal education, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Anna Candice (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 60), Fonzie (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 4th grade education, age 25), Cyntha (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 1st grade education, age 20), Ruby Marie (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Tony Odell (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of LEVI SALYER and ANNA KIMBLETON are:

    1. TONY L. SALYER, b. March 29, 1895, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 22, 1959, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. LILLIE JANE CANTRELL.
    2. GRANVILLE SALYERS, b. February 10, 1904, Kentucky, d. October 12, 1977, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, buried in Somerford, Madison County, Ohio, m. DOLLIE M. CONLEY.
    3. MURLIE M. SALYER, b. April 3, 1906, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 18, 1996, Miamisburg, Montgomery County, Ohio, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. IRA SCOTT CANTRELL.
    4. VIRGIL SALYER, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    5. CORA E. SALYER, b. 1912, Kentucky.
    6. FONZIE SALYER, b. 1915, Kentucky, m. CYNTHA (unknown last name).
    7. LILLIE SALYER, b. 1918, Kentucky.







WILLIAM JASPER CANTRELL, son of ELIJAH CANTRELL and NANCY JANE ADKINS, was born in 1864 in Kentucky, and died before 1910. He married MAHULDA C. "HULDA" ESTEP, daughter of SHADRACH "SHADE" ESTEP and ALCY SUSAN WINN, August 1, 1889 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born in November of 1875 in Kentucky, and died July 31, 1967 in Montgomery County, Ohio. Hulda Estep married (2) R. WICK TALLENT, son of ARCH TALLENT and ELIZABETH MAY. He was born about 1875 in Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Jasper Cantrell married Hulda C. Estep on August 1, 1889 in Magoffin County at the home of S. Estep. The witnesses were S. Estep and Joseph Estep, and the minister was I. C. Johnson.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Hulda Tallent was born about 1872, and died July 31, 1967 at home in Montgomery County at the age of 95. She was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 54 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1900), Jasper Cantrill is listed as the head of the household for house #374, he's a farmer, born in 1864 in Kentucky [the month is left blank], parents born in Kentucky, married for 11 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Hulda (wife, born in November of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 11 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 24), Shade (son, born in January of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Ira (son, born in August of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Nancy (daughter, born in December of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and Ada (daughter, born in September of 1899 in Kentucky, age 0). They are living next to Jasper's parents.

On page 19 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), Hulda Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #127, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, and she's 35 years old. Also listed are Ira (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Nancy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Addie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 15 of the 1920 census for District 177 (Civil District 3) in Menifee County, Kentucky (dated February 13, 14, & 17, 1920), Wick Talent is listed as the head of the household for house #128, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Hulday (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 49), Fanny (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), Archy (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2 years 6 months), and Ira Cantrel (step-son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 83-3 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Menifee County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1930), R. Wick Tallent is listed as the head of the household for house #78, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Virginia, first married at age 17, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Hulda (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 13, age 55), Fannie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Archie (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

    The children of JASPER CANTRELL and HULDA ESTEP are:

    1. SHADE CANTRELL, b. January 28, 1891 in Win, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 1, 1958, Ophir, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. VIRGIE OWENS.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Shade Cantrell (age 67), son of Jasper and Hulda Estep Cantrell, was a farmer and a 27 year resident of Ophir in Morgan County at the time of his death. He was born Januray 28, 1891 in Win, died at home in Ophir, and was buried in the family cemetery. He was survived by 5 sons, Mitchell Cantrell (of Flat Fork, Kentucky), Halleck Cantrell (Flat Fork), Winfred Cantrell (Dayton, Ohio), Claude Cantrell (Miamisburg, Ohio), and Jasper Cantrell (Ophir); 1 daughter, Alma Tackett (Herald, Kentucky); 1 brother, Ira Cantrell (Ophir); 4 sisters, Nancy Cantrell (Miamisburg), Addie Hitchcock (Miamisburg), Mary Sorrell (Miamisburg), and Fanny Talent (Miamisburg); and 1 half-brother, Archie Talent (Miamisburg). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Shade Cantrell died February 1, 1958 in Morgan County at the age of 67. He was living in Morgan County at the time of his death.
    2. IRA SCOTT CANTRELL, b. August 1, 1895, Kentucky, d. June 20, 1969, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MURLIE M. SALYER.
    3. NANCY CANTRELL, b. December 1896, Kentucky.
      Notes: Nancy Cantrell never married.
    4. ADDIE CANTRELL, b. September 1899, Kentucky, m. ROY HITCHCOCK.
    5. MARY CANTRELL, b. 1903, Kentucky, m. ARCHIE SORRELL.
    6. SARAH CANTRELL, b. 1906, Kentucky.







MURLIE M. SALYER, daughter of LEVI SALYER and ANNA CANDICE KIMBLETON, was born April 3, 1906 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 18, 1996 in Miamisburg, Montgomery County, Ohio, and is buried in Sparks Cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married IRA SCOTT CANTRELL, son of WILLIAM JASPER CANTRELL and MAHULDA C. "HULDA" ESTEP, October 13, 1920. He was born August 1, 1895 in Kentucky, and died June 20, 1969 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: When Ira Cantrell's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farm laborer working for J. H. Cantrill, that he was single, and that he was born August 1, 1894 He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light brown hair.

According to her obituary, Murlie Salyer Cantrell (age 90), daughter of the late Levi and Annie Salyer, was born April 3, 1906 in Johnson County, died December 18, 1996 in Miamisburg, Ohio, and was buried in Sparks Cemetery in Flat Gap. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Scott Cantrell, son of William Jasper Cantrell and Hulda C. Estep, whom she married on October 13, 1920; a set of twins - a boy and a girl - who both died at birth or shortly after; and another son, Orville Cantrell (b. March 11, 1927, d. October 11, 1994). She was survived by 1 son, Levi Cantrell (of Prestonsburg, Kentucky); 2 daughters, Annabelle Cantrell Vaughn (of Miamisburg) and Maxine Cantrell Benard (Franklin, Ohio); 1 brother, Fonzie Salyer; 9 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Murlie M. Cantrell was born April 3, 1906, and died December 18, 1996. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Miamisburg, Montgomery County, Ohio.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ira Cantrell was born August 1, 1895, and died in June of 1969. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ira S. Cantrell died June 20, 1969 in Johnson County at the age of 73. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 23 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Ira Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #218, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Murrlie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 14, age 24), Levi Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Anna Belle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Orval C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Maxie J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

    The children of MURLIE SALYER and IRA CANTRELL are:

    1. JASPER LEVI CANTRELL, b. June 5, 1921, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 5, 1921, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Josper E. Cantrill was born June 5, 1921 in Johnson County to Invety Salyer.
      According to his death certificate, Jasper Levi Cantrell died June 5, 1921 in Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, after living for only 2 hours, from the effects of being born prematurely. Also on this certificate, his parents are listed as Ira Cantrell (b. Kentucky) and Murlie Salyer (b. Kentucky), the informant as Ira Cantrell of Win, Kentucky, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as Lemasters Cemetery.
    2. (unnamed) CANTRELL, b. June 5, 1921, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 5, 1921, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, there was an unnamed baby boy who was stillborn on June 5, 1921 in Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. Also on this certificate, his parents are listed as Ira Cantrell (b. Kentucky) and Murlie Salyer (b. Kentucky), the informant as Ira Cantrell of Win, Kentucky, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice]and the burial place as Lemasters Cemetery.
    3. LEVI CANTRELL, b. 1922, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Levi Cautril was born in Johnson County to Murlie Talyes.
    4. ANNABELLE CANTRELL, b. 1924, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) VAUGHN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Annabelle Cantrell was born in Johnson County to Murtie Salyers.
    5. ORVILLE C. CANTRELL, b. April 11, 1927, Kentucky, d. October 11, 1994.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Arnel C. Cantrell was born April 11, 1927 in Johnson County to Murley Salyers.
    6. MAXINE J. CANTRELL, b. 1929, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BENARD.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Maxie I. Coutrill was born in Johnson County to Murlie Salyers.







WILLIAM COLUMBUS SALYER, son of LUANNA SALYER and EPHRAIM SALYER, was born August 12, 1876 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 10, 1961 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Grim Cemetery in Franks Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married MANERVA B. "MINNIE" SALYER on August 16, 1927. She was born about 1882 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died before 1930. Minnie Salyer married (1) JOHN WESLEY JONES, son of LITTLETON B. JONES and NANCY EMMA SALYER, about 1896. He was born in June of 1875 in Kentucky.

Notes: Nancy Emma Salyer was the daughter of John Martin "Martin" Salyer and Susannah Salyer.

Minnie Salyer and John Wesley Jones' daughter, Virgie, married Lawrence Stambaugh.

According to her death certificate, Nancy E. Salyer Jones died March 11, 1916 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 17, 1852, her marital status as married, her parents as Martin Salyer (b. Virginia) and Susan Salyer (b. Virginia), the informant as Francis Jones of Kerz, Kentucky, and the burial place as Jones Graveyard in Flat Gap, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, John W. Jones (age 20, doctor) married Minnie B. Salyer (age 14) on October 18, 1895 in Johnson County.

According to his obituary, Columbus Salyer (age 84), son of the late Ephriam and Ann Salyer Salyer, was a retired farmer and a resident of Sitka, Kentucky, at the time of his death. He was born August 12, 1876 in Johnson County, died July 10, 1961 in a local hospital, and was buried in Grim Cemetery in Franks Creek. He was survived by his wife, Minnie Salyer Salyer, whom he married August 16, 1927; 3 sons, Hodley Salyer (of Lexington), Norman Salyer (Columbus, Ohio), and Miltie Salyer (Sitka); 2 daughters, Zellie Ramey (Columbus) and Cova McKenzie (Sitka); 1 brother, Austin Salyer (Thealka, Kentucky); 1 sister, Lizzie Salyer (Flat Gap, Kentucky); 26 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, William C. Salyers died July 10, 1961 in Johnson County at the age of 84. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 6 of the 1900 census for District 42 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), Wesley Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #56, his occupation is unreadable, born in June of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in 1882 [the month is blank] in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 17), and 2 daughters, one born in 1896 and the other born in 1898 (ages 3 and 1). The oldest girl's name looks like it could possibly be Louranna, or something along those lines. In 1910 there is a child by the name of Lou Emie living with Wesley's parents, she's listed as a daughter, and is 13 years old. She wasn't with the family in 1900. They are living next to Wesley's parents.

On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 81 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1910), Columbus Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #90, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 9 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 28), Zella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Hodley (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Covey (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Virgie Jones (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 46 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 20, 21, & 22), Columbus Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #92, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Minie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 39), Zella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Hodley (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Covie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Lola (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Norman (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 58-12 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Columbus Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #25, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 15, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Hedley (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Miltie (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Norman (son, born in Kentucky, age 14).

    The children of COLUMBUS SALYER and MINNIE SALYER are:

    1. ZELLA SALYER, b. September 21, 1903, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 27, 1990, Worthington, Franklin County, Ohio, m. FAIRY RAMEY.
    2. HOADLEY SALYER, b. 1906, Kentucky.
    3. COVA SALYER, b. January 29, 1908, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 19, 1999, Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. HEREFORD MCKENZIE.
    4. LOLA SALYER, b. February 24, 1911, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 12, 1943, Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JAMES A. THOMPSON.
    5. NORMAN SALYER, b. 1916, Kentucky.
    6. MILTIE SALYERS, b. April 12, 1918, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 28, 1995, Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ANNIS VIRGINIA BROOKS.







COVA SALYER, daughter of WILLIAM COLUMBUS SALYER and MANERVA B. "MINNIE" SALYER, was born January 29, 1908 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 19, 1999 in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Stambaugh Cemetery in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married HEREFORD MCKENZIE, son of REUBEN MCKENZIE and LYDIA MARGARET STAPLETON. He was born March 10, 1879 in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 21, 1953 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Reubin McKenzie (farmer, 1st marriage, b. Kentucky, father b. Virginia, mother b. Kentucky, age 23) married Lydia M. Stapleton (1st marriage, b. Kentucky, parents b. Virginia, age 18) in July of 1875 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

When Hereford McKinzie's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer, that his closest relative was Margaret McKinzie of Sitka, Johnson County, and that he was born March 10, 1879. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

According to her obituary, Cova Salyers McKenzie (age 90), daughter of Columbus and Minnie Salyers Salyers, was born January 29, 1908 in Johnson County, died January 19, 1999 in Sitka, and was buried in Stambaugh Cemetery in Sitka. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herdford McKenzie. She was survived by 1 son, Chester McKenzie; 2 daughters, Jewell Stambaugh and Jean Wheeler; and 1 brother, Norman Salyers. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Cova McKenzie was born January 29, 1908, and died January 19, 1999. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Cova Mckenzie [sic] died January 19, 1999 in Sitka at the age of 90. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, Hereford McKenzie died September 21, 1953 in Paintsville Clinic in Paintsville from myocardial infarction. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Volga, his birth date as March 10, 1879, his marital status as married, his parents as Ruben McKenzie and Margrett Stapleton, the informant as "Cova McKenzie (Wife)," and the burial place as the family cemetery in Sitka.

According to his obituary, Hereford Salyer (age 74), son of Reuben and Margaret Stapleton McKenzie, was a former timber man and railroad worker, a lifelong resident of Johnson County, and a resident of Volga at the time of his death. He was born March 10, 1879 in Volga, died September 21, 1953 in a local hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery. He was survived by his wife of 29 years, Cova Salyers; 1 son, Hereford McKenzie Jr. (in the U.S. Air Force in France); and 3 daughters, Mrs. Hobart Stambaugh (of Sitka), Mrs. Ephriam Stambaugh (Sitka), and Margaret Jean McKenzie (at home). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Hereford McKenzie was born March 10, 1874, and died in September of 1953. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Hereford McKenzie died September 21, 1953 in Johnson County at the age of 74. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 10 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), Rubin McKinzie is listed as the head of the household for house #74, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Marget [sic] (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 23), Florence [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Herford (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On pages 22 & 23 of the 1900 census for District 42 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 12, 1900), Margaret McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #203, she's a farmer, widowed, born in November of 1856 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 43), Hariford (son, single, farm laborer, born in March of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), Mary (daughter, born in April of 1883 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), and Carrie (daughter, born in November of 1886 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 81 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Margret McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #62, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, and she's 53 years old. Also listed are Hereford (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), and Mary (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 46 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 23, 1920), Herford McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #107, he's a farmer, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Margret (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, fathe born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 63), and Mary (sister, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 58-12 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Hereford McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #28, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 45, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Cova (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 22), Fanny Jewel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Margarett (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of COVA SALYER and HEREFORD MCKENZIE are:

    1. FANNY JEWELL MCKENZIE, b. December 28, 1924, Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 20, 2001, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. VERLIE HOBERT STAMBAUGH, son of REBECCA JANE LEMASTER and SAMUEL STAMBAUGH.
      Notes: Jewell McKenzie's sister, Marie, married Hobert Stambaugh's brother, Ephriam.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Fanny J. McKinzie was born in Johnson County to Cora Salyers.
      According to her obituary, Jewell McKenzie Stambaugh (age 86), daughter of the late Hereford and Cova Salyer McKenzie, was a resident of Sitka, Kentucky, at the time of her death. She was born December 28, 1924 in Sitka, died November 20, 2011 in Paul B. Hall Medical Center, and was buried in Stambaugh Cemetery in Sitka. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hobert Stambaugh. She was survived by 2 sons, Bill Stambaugh (of Paintsville) and Terry Stambaugh (Sitka); 5 daughters, Wanda Couch (Sitka), Rita Cantrell (Sitka), Sherry Conley (Sitka), Diana Price (Louisa, Kentucky), and Sandy Stambaugh (Paintsville); 24 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. MINNIE MARIE MCKENZIE, b. 1927, Kentucky, m. EPHRIAM STAMBAUGH, son of REBECCA JANE LEMASTER and SAMUEL STAMBAUGH.
      Notes: Marie McKenzie's sister, Jewell, married Ephriam Stambaugh's brother, Hobert.
    3. MARGARET JEAN MCKENZIE, b. October 26, 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 28, 2003, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. DALLAS WHEELER.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Margaret Jean McKenzie Wheeler (age 74), daughter of the late Hereford and Cova Salyers McKenzie, was a resident of Ashland at the time of her death. She was born October 26, 1928 in Johnson County, died May 28, 2003 in King's Daughters Medical Center, and was buried in Rose Hill Burial Park. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dallas Wheeler, in 2000; 1 son, Donald McKenzie; and 1 sister, Marie Stambaugh. She was survived by 2 sons, Robert E. (Laura) Wheeler (Ashland) and Richard E. Wheeler (Ashland); 1 daughter, Joanna Lynn Wheeler (Ashland); 1 brother, Chester McKenzie (Columbus, Ohio); 1 sister, Jewell Stambaugh (Sitka); 8 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. CHESTER F. MCKENZIE, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Chester F. McKinzie was born in Johnson County to Covie Salyer.

    (This information comes from Jeannie Brink and other sources)







LOLA SALYER, daughter of WILLIAM COLUMBUS SALYER and MANERVA B. "MINNIE" SALYER, was born February 24, 1911 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 12, 1943 in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married JAMES A. THOMPSON, son of WILLIAM B. THOMPSON and LORA STAMBAUGH, about 1929. He was born December 17, 1906 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 10, 1976 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Roe Cemetery in Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky. James Thompson married (2) DORIS MCALLISTER.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lola Salyer was born February 24 1911 in Johnson County to Minnie Salyer.

According to her obituary, Lora Stambaugh Thompson (age 86), daughter of the late James M. and Mandy Picklesimer Stambaugh, was born August 20, 1882 in Sitka, died November 12, 1968 at the Paintsville home of her son, James Thompson, and was buried in Stambaugh Cemetery in Sitka. She was preceded in death by her husband, W. B. Thompson, whom she married on November 13, 1904. He died in 1935. She was survived by 2 sons, James Thompson (of Paintsville) and Jesse Thompson (Sitka); 1 brother, Carl Stambaugh (Kansas City, Missouri); 1 sister, Nora Banks (Ashland); 7 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her death certificate, Lola Salyer Thompson died December 12, 1943 in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, from pulmonary tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as February 24, 1910, her marital status as married, her husband as James Thompson, her parents as Columbus Salyers (b. Johnson County) and Manervia Salyer (b. Kentucky), the informant as James Thompson of Volga, and the burial place as Sitka.

According to her obituary, Lola Thompson (age 33), was a resident of Volga, Kentucky, at the time of her death. She died December 11, 1943 from tuberculosis, and was buried at her home in Sitka. She was survived by her husband, James Thompson, and 4 children. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lola Thompson died December 12, 1943 in Johnson County at the age of 33. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his obituary, James A. Thompson (age 69), son of W. B. and Lora Stambaugh Thompson, was a resident of Paintsville at the time of his death. He was born December 17, 1906 in Johnson County, died December 10, 1976 in Paintsville Hospital following an extended illness, and was buried in Roe Cemetery in Kerz. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris McAllister Thompson. He was survived by 1 son, Edward (of Kansas City, Kansas); 4 daughters, Rebecca Estep (Paintsville), Vickie Thompson (Paintsville), Ruby Wilson (Springfield, Ohio), and Willa Mae Endicott (Springfield); 1 brother, Jessie Thompson (Sitka); 14 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 81 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), William B. Thompson is listed as the head of the household for house #7, he's an oil well driller, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, 1st marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 29), James G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Jesse V. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 46 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 20, 21, & 22, 1920), Bill Thompson is listed as the head of the household for house #77, he's an oil well driller, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are James G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Jessie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Opal (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On pages 2 & 3 of the 1930 census for District 58-12 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), W. B. Thompon [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #22, he's a farmer, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, first married at age 40, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Lora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 44), Harry (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Opal (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), James (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 24), Lola (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 19), Jesse (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 21), and Latha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 18).

    The children of LOLA SALYER and JAMES THOMPSON are:

    1. WILLA MAE THOMPSON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ENDICOTT.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Willa M. Thompson was born in Johnson County to Lola Salyer.
    2. WILLIAM A. THOMPSON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William A. Thompson was born in Johnson County to Lola Salyer.
    3. RUBY J. THOMPSON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: William and Ruby Thompson were twins.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruby J. Thompson was born in Johnson County to Nola Salyer.
    4. RUBY THOMPSON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) WILSON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruby J. Thompson was born in Johnson County to Lola Salyer.
    5. JAMES EDWARD THOMPSON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James E. Thompson was born in Johnson County to Lola Salyer.







ZELLA SALYER, daughter of WILLIAM COLUMBUS SALYER and MANERVA B. "MINNIE" SALYER, was born September 21, 1903 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died April 27, 1990 in Worthington, Franklin County, Ohio. She married FAIRY RAMEY, son of ALEXANDER RAMEY and MARTHA BROWN. He was born March 2, 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 19, 1980 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Ramey Cemetery in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Fairy Ramey was the brother of Nancy Ramey, who married Dallas Hitchcock, son of General Grant Hitchcock and Arminta Roberts.

According to Kentucky birth records, Zella Salyer was born September 21, 1903 in Johnson County to Columbus Salyer (b. Johnson County) and Minnie Salyer (b. Johnson County).

When Fairy Ramey's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Volga, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Alexander Ramey of Volga, and that he was born March 2, 1900. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and light-colored hair.

According to her obituary, Martha Brown Ramey (age 84), daughter of the late Henry and Margaret Brown, was a resident of Volga at the time of her death. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex Ramey, 16 years prior. She was survived by 6 sons, W. B. Ramey (of Ashland), Dallas Ramey (Clinchport, Virginia), Fairy Ramey (Columbus, Ohio), Albert Ramey (Columbus), Rhube Ramey (Milford Center, Ohio), and Creston Ramey (Fairborn, Ohio); 1 daughter, Mrs. Nancy Hitchcock (New Castle, Kentucky); 1 brother, Andrew Brown (Volga); and 4 sisters, Mrs. Nancy Salyer (Columbus), Mrs. Lucina Scarberry (Nippa, Kentucky), Mrs. Hattie Stapleton (Paintsville, Kentucky), and Mrs. Nerve Kimbleton (Blaine, Kentucky. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her obituary, Zella Salyer Ramey (age 86), daughter of Columbus and Minnie Salyer, was retired from Ohio University where she worked in the Food Service Department. She was born September 21, 1903 in Johnson County, died April 27, 1990 in Norworth Care Center in Columbus, Ohio, and was buried in Ramey Family Cemetery in Volga. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fairy Ramey, in 1980. She was survived by 2 brothers, Miltie Salyer (of Sitka, Kentucky) and Norman Salyer (Columbus); and 1 sister, Cova McKenzie (Sitka). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Zella Salyer Ramey was born September 21, 1903 in Kentucky, and died April 27, 1990 in a long-term care facility in Worthington, Franklin County, at the age of 86. Her father's surname is listed as Salyer, and she was widowed and living in Columbus, Franklin County, at the time of her death.

According to his obituary, Fairy Ramey (age 80), was a resident of Columbus, Ohio, at the time of his death. He was born March 2, 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 19, 1980 after a short illness, and was buried in Ramey Cemetery in Volga. He was survived by his wife, Zella Salyer Ramey; 1 son, William D. Ramey (of Columbus); 3 brothers, Cleston Ramey (Fairborn, Ohio), Rhube Ramey (Milford City, Ohio), and Dallas Ramey (Richmond, Virginia); 1 sister, Nancy Ervin (Florida); 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Fairy Ramey was born March 9, 1900, and died in December of 1980. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Fairy Ramey was born about 1900 in Kentucky, and died December 19, 1980 in Riverside Meth. Hospital in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 80. He was married and living in Columbus at the time of his death.

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 74 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 13, 1910), Alexander Ramey is listed as the head of the household for house #192, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 37), Butler (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Dallas (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Farry (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 15 & 16, 1920), Eleck Ramey is listed as the head of the household for house #166, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Mertha [sic] (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, age 46), Butler (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 24), Dalus (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Fairy (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Reubin (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Nancy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Cleston (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1930), Fairy Ramey is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Zella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 26, age 26), and William D. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

    The child of ZELLA SALYER and FAIRY RAMEY is:

    1. WILLIAM D. RAMEY, b. 1929, Kentucky.







ANNIS VIRGINIA BROOKS, daughter of STELIA DIXON and JOHN BROOKS, was born August 23, 1923 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 19, 2001 in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Salyer Cemetery in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married MILTIE SALYERS, son of WILLIAM COLUMBUS SALYER and MANERVA B. "MINNIE" SALYER. He was born April 12, 1918 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 28, 1995 in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Annis Virginia Brooks was born August 23, 1923 in Johnson County to Stellia Dixon.

According to her obituary, Annis Virginia Brooks Salyers (age 78), daughter of the late John and Stella Dixon Brooks, was born August 23, 1923 in Johnson County, died December 19, 2001 at home in Sitka, and was buried in Salyer Cemetery in Sitka. She was preceded in death by her husband, Miltie Salyers. She was survived by 2 sons, Art David Salyers (of North Lewisburg, Ohio) and James Columbus Salyers (Sitka); 2 daughters, Ruby Mae Waller (Ripley, Tennessee) and Mildred Dorothy Cantrell (Sitka); 1 sister, Lotis Webb (Fairborn, Ohio); 8 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, Annis Salyers was born July 23, 1923, and died December 19, 2001. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to his obituary, Miltie Salyers (age 76), son of the late Columbus and Minnie Salyers, was a retired miner. He was born April 12, 1918 in Johnson County, died January 28, 1995 at home in Sitka, and was buried in the family cemetery in Sitka. He was survived by his wife, Annis Salyer; 2 sons, James C. Salyers (of Sitka) and Art David Salyers (Milford Center, Ohio); 2 daughters, Mildred D. Cantrell (Sitka) and Ruby May Waller (Lafontaine, Indiana); 1 brother, Norman Salyers (Columbus, Ohio); 1 sister, Cova McKenzie (Sitka); 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Miltie Salyers died January 28, 1995 in Sitka, Johnson County, at the age of 76. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

    The children of ANNIS BROOKS and MILTIE SALYERS are:

    1. JAMES COLUMBUS SALYERS.
    2. ART DAVID SALYERS.
    3. MILDRED DOROTHY SALYERS, m. (unknown first name) CANTRELL.
    4. RUBY MAY SALYERS, m. (unknown first name) WALLER.







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