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JERRY ALLEN CONLEY, son of OSCAR CONLEY and AGNES MARIE ALLEN, was born December 19, 1933 in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, died July 1, 1983 in Porterville, Tulare County, California, and is buried in Hillcrest Cemetery in Porterville, Tulare County, California. He married SHIRLEY DORIS FIELDSA HOCKETT, daughter of BERGER THEODORE FIELDSA and BERTHA PAULINE HOFFMANN.

Notes: Information on Jerry Conley can be found on page 157 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Jerry Conley served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jerold Conley was born December 19, 1933, and died in July of 1983. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in California, and his last place of residence was in Porterville, Tulare County, California.

According to California death record transcripts, Jerry Allen Conley was born December 19, 1933 in Oklahoma, and died July 1, 1983 in Tulare County, California. His mother's maiden name is listed as Allen.

    The children of JERRY CONLEY and SHIRLEY FIELDSA are:

    1. JERRY ALLEN CONLEY JR., m. (1) BRENDA LEE CHURCH, m. (2) CAROL ANN PIERCE.
    2. VINCENT PATRICK CONLEY, b. September 1, 1957, Gardena, California, d. July 12, 2006, Porterville, Tulare County, California, m. LINDA DARLENE GIBBS.
    3. KEITH MICHAEL CONLEY, m. DEBBIE JO JOHNSON.
    4. KELLY DAWN CONLEY, m. (1) MICHAEL JEFFRIES, m. (2) GEORGE CHRISTOPHER CROWDER.







JERRY ALLEN CONLEY JR., son of JERRY ALLEN CONLEY and SHIRLEY DORIS FIELDSA HOCKETT, was born in San Diego County, California. He married (1) BRENDA LEE CHURCH, daughter of CHARLES CHURCH and MARY (unknown last name). He married (2) CAROL ANN PIERCE, daughter of SARAH ANN FITZGERALD and CLINTON LEE PIERCE.

Notes: Jerry Conley served in the U.S. Navy from 1974 to 1980.







VINCENT PATRICK CONLEY, son of JERRY ALLEN CONLEY and SHIRLEY DORIS FIELDSA HOCKETT, was born September 1, 1957 in Gardena, Los Angeles County, California, and died July 12, 2006 in Porterville, Tulare County, California. He married LINDA DARLENE GIBBS.

Notes: Vince was my brother. He had Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and on October 4th, 2004, started having a hard time breathing. He was taken to the hospital but by the time he arrived his breathing had all but quit. He was revived but remained in a coma until he died over a year-and-a-half later.

According to California birth record transcripts, Vincent P. Conley was born September 1, 1957 in Los Angeles County. His mother's maiden name is listed as Fieldsa.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, V. Conley was born September 1, 1957, and died July 12, 2006. He received his Social Security card in 1971 in California.

    The children of VINCE CONLEY and LINDA GIBBS are:

    1. CRISTOPHER SHAD CONLEY.
    2. REBEKAH STARR CONLEY.







KEITH MICHAEL CONLEY, son of JERRY ALLEN CONLEY and SHIRLEY DORIS FIELDSA HOCKETT, married DEBBIE JO JOHNSON.

    The children of KEITH CONLEY and DEBBIE JO JOHNSON are:

    1. GRANT MICHAEL CONLEY.
    2. DANA MICHELLE CONLEY.







KELLY DAWN CONLEY, daughter of JERRY ALLEN CONLEY and SHIRLEY DORIS FIELDSA HOCKETT, married (1) MICHAEL JEFFRIES. She married (2) GEORGE CHRISTOPHER CROWDER, son of GEORGE CALVIN CROWDER and MARY ANN PULLIAM.

    The children of KELLY CONLEY and MICHAEL JEFFRIES are:

    1. JUSTIN SCOTT JEFFRIES.
    2. SAMANTHA DANIELLE JEFFRIES, m. ALLEN BILL RANDAL BEAVER.
    3. BRITTANY PAULINE JEFFRIES, m. BRANDON RICHARD HICKS.
    4. AARON MICHAEL JEFFRIES, met MARISSA DANIELLE VEGA.







RICHARD ARTHUR CONLEY, son of OSCAR CONLEY and AGNES MARIE ALLEN, was born about 1936 in Oklahoma. He married BARBARA ANN COOKSON.

Notes: Information on Richard Conley can be found on page 157 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Richard Conley served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1958.

    The children of RICHARD CONLEY and BARBARA COOKSON are:

    1. SHELLY LYNN CONLEY, m. (1) BRANDON CUNNINGHAM, m. (2) BRAD JOHNSON.
    2. LORI ANN CONLEY, m. (1) THOM GREEN, m. (2) FRANK HOLGUIN.
    3. BRYAN CONLEY, m. DHARMA CROSSLER.







SHELLY LYNN CONLEY, daughter of RICHARD ARTHUR CONLEY and BARBARA COOKSON, married (1) BRANDON CUNNINGHAM. She married (2) BRAD JOHNSON.

    The children of SHELLY CONLEY and BRANDON CUNNINGHAM are:

    1. ZACHARY CUNNINGHAM, m. KASSY MARSHALL.
    2. JULIE CUNNINGHAM, m. MIKE CONNELLY.
    3. EMILY ANN CUNNINGHAM, met CASSIDY ROPES.

    The child of SHELLY CONLEY and BRAD JOHNSON is:

    1. PATRICK JOHNSON.







LORI ANN CONLEY, daughter of RICHARD ARTHUR CONLEY and BARBARA COOKSON, married (1) THOM GREEN. She married (2) FRANK HOLGUIN.

    The child of LORI CONLEY and THOM GREEN is:

    1. COREY GREEN.

    The children of LORI CONLEY and FRANK HOLGUIN are:

    1. KELCI HOLGUIN.
    2. NOAH HOLGUIN.







CHARLES RAY CONLEY, son of OSCAR CONLEY and AGNES MARIE ALLEN, was born April 18, 1938 in Billings, Noble County, Oklahoma, and died February 25, 2004 in Carmichael, Sacramento County, California. He married VELMA LAVONNE LAMB.

Notes: Information on Charles Conley can be found on page 157 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Charles R. Conley was born April 18, 1938, and died February 25, 2004. He received his Social Security card in 1954 in California, and his last place of residence was Carmichael, Sacramento County, California.

    The children of CHARLES CONLEY and LAVONNE LAMB are:

    1. DANIEL RAY CONLEY, m. (1) LAURA BARBEU, m. (2) PAMELA TRADER, m. (3) GAYLE MANNING.
    2. TAMMRA JANNELLE CONLEY, m. TIM VINCENT.
    3. TONI JEANENE CONLEY, m. (1) (unknown first name) TRADER, m. (2) JIM TRADER
    4. PATRICK CHARLES CONLEY, b. April 22, 1963, Oroville, Butte County, California, d. January 11, 1968, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.
      Notes: According to California birth record transcripts, Patrick C. Conley was born April 22, 1963 in Butte County. His mother's maiden name is listed as Lamb.
      According to California death record transcripts, Patrick C. Conley was born April 22, 1968 in California, and died January 11, 1968 in San Francisco. His mother's maiden name is listed as Lamb.







DANIEL RAY CONLEY, son of CHARLES RAY CONLEY and VELMA LAVONNE LAMB, married (1) LAURA BARBEU. He married (2) PAMELA TRADER. He married (3) GAYLE MANNING.

    The children of DAN CONLEY and PAMELA TRADER are:

    1. NATHANIEL RAY CONLEY, m. MICHELLE GOLDEN.
    2. TIMOTHY CONLEY.







TAMMRA JANNELLE CONLEY, daughter of CHARLES RAY CONLEY and VELMA LAVONNE LAMB, married TIM VINCENT.

    The children of TAMMI CONLEY and TIM VINCENT are:

    1. NICKLAS KENNETH VINCENT.
    2. VALERIE MICHELE VINCENT.







TONI JEANENE CONLEY, daughter of CHARLES RAY CONLEY and VELMA LAVONNE LAMB, married (1) (unkown first name) TRADER. She married (2) JIM MONTOOTH. He died February 19, 2009.

    The children of TONI CONLEY and (unkown first name) TRADER are:

    1. JESSICA MARIE TRADER.
    2. MEGAN ELIZABETH TRADER.







JAMES WOODROW CONLEY, son of OSCAR CONLEY and AGNES MARIE ALLEN, was born about 1939 in Oklahoma. He married JUANITA KAY PATTERSON, daughter of ERNEST LOYD PATTERSON and SARAH GLENNA PHILLIP. She was born July 22, 1941 in Muleshoe, Bailey County, Texas, and died June 1, 2011 in Porterville, Tulare County, California.

Notes: Information on James Conley can be found on page 157 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

James Conley served in the U.S. Navy in the late 1950s.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Juanita Kay Conley was born July 22, 1941, and died June 1, 2011. She received her Social Security card in 1957 in California.

    The children of JAMES CONLEY and KAY PATTERSON are:

    1. JAMES WOODROW CONLEY JR., b. May 14, 1960, Porterville, Tulare County, California, d. October 29, 1970, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.
      Notes: According to California birth record transcripts, James W. Conley was born May 14, 1960 in Tulare County. His mother's maiden name is listed as "Patterso."
    2. DEBRA KAY CONLEY.
    3. SEAN LOYD CONLEY.







JAMES PRESTON HALL, son of ISHAM HALL and JANE MULLINS, was born in December of 1836 in Kentucky. He married ELIZA JANE "LOUISA" FRANKLIN, daughter of SHADRACH FRANKLIN and JAHALA ADDINGTON, December 4, 1856 in Letcher County, Kentucky. She was born about 1842 in Russell County, Virginia, died July 24, 1930 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Old Field Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Eliza Franklin was the sister of Mary Franklin.

According to her death certificate, Mrs. Eliza Jane Hall died July 4, 1930 in Ashland from something bronchial related. Also on this certificate, her birth date is listed as March 16, 1834, her age as 96 years 4 months and 8 days, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Preston Hall, her parents as Shady Hall (b. Kentucky) and D. K. (b. Virginia), and the informant as Mrs. Lockie A. Whitt.

On pages 212 & 213 of the 1850 census for District 54 in Russell County, Virginia (dated November 12, 1850), Isham Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #1438, he's a farmer, born in Franklin County, Virginia, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Jane (born in North Carolina, age 58), Greenway (male, born in Russell County, Virginia, age 18), Preston (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 14), Polly (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 13), Anna (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 10), and Didama (female, born in Russell County, Virginia, age 10).

On page 208 of the 1850 census for District 54 in Russell County, Virginia (dated November 9, 1850), Shadrick Franklin is listed as the head of the household for house #1409, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Jahala (born in Scott County, Virginia, age 36), Eliza Jane (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 8), Polly (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 6), Elsey P. F. (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 5), Bird (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 4), Andrew (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 1), and Sally Franklin (born in North Carolina, age 70).

On page 60 of the 1860 census for Wise County, Virginia (dated July 5, 1860), Preston Hall [Hole] is listed as the head of the household for house #394, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Eliza J. (born in Virginia, age 23), Eliza J. (born in Virginia, age 20), and Larkin (male [mistake], born in Virginia, age 1). They are living next to Jane Hall (born in North Carolina, age 58), Anna C. Hall (born in Virginia, age 20), and Edmond Hubbard (born in Virginia, age 19). On the other side of Jane lives John A. Hall (age 34) and family, and on the other side of John is Isom Hall (age 39) and family.

On page 90 of the 1860 census for Letcher County, Kentucky (dated July 13, 1860), Shadric Franklin is listed as the head of the household for house #586, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Jahaly (born in Virginia, age 43), Elzy (born in Virginia, age 15), Burd (born in Virginia, age 14), Andrew J. (born in Virginia, age 12), and Sarah (born in Virginia, age 7).

On page 11 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 19, 1870), Preston Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #87, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Louisa J. (born in Virginia, age 28), Lockey A. (born in Virginia, age 11), Lucinda J. (born in Kentucky, age 5), Ingburt (born in Kentucky, age 4), Isham (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Richard L. (born in December of 1869 in Kentucky, age 5 months).

On page 9 of the 1880 census for District 64 (Precinct 2 - Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1880), James Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #271, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Inderbert (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Isome (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Richard (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Marget (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Marion (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4), and Emily (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 29 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), Eliza is found living in the home of her son. Buck Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #252, he's a farmer, born in August of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in December of 1878 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 21), Floid (son, born in October of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Henry C. (son, born in January of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1), and Eliza (mother, birth date and age not listed, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living [mistake]). Daughter Lockie is in house #250.

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 45-19 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Eliza Franklin Hall is found living in the home of her daughter. Nehima Tackett [hard to read] is listed as the head of the household for house #31, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Lucinda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 69), Liza Hall (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 95), and Maxine Coffer (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11).

    The children of PRESTON HALL and ELIZA FRANKLIN are:

    1. LOCKIE ANN HALL, b. May 1859, Virginia, m. GEORGE MONTIVILLE WHITT.
    2. LUCINDA JANE HALL, b. March 1864, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. (1) ELIJAH BLANTON, m. (2) NEHEMIAH TACKETT.
    3. ENGELBURT HALL, b. February 1865, Kentucky, d. 1918, m. MATILDA J. WHITT.
    4. ISHAM HALL, b. 1867, Kentucky, m. ELLEN ADAMS. She was b. December 1867, Kentucky.
    5. RICHARD LEE HALL, b. December 1869, Kentucky, d. 1920, m. REBECCA JANE TACKETT.
    6. MARGARET HALL, b. 1873, Kentucky.
    7. MARION MONROE "BUCK" HALL, b. August 5, 1874, Kentucky, d. May 14, 1966, Ironton, Lawrence County, Kentucky, m. (1) MARY ANN TACKETT, m. (2) LOUISA A. PACE, m. (3) (unknown).
    8. EMILY HALL, b. 1879, Kentucky.







BRYAN CONLEY, son of RICHARD ARTHUR CONLEY and BARBARA COOKSON, married DHARMA CROSSLER.

    The child of BRYAN CONLEY and DHARMA CROSSLER is:

    1. ETHAN OSCAR CONLEY.
    2. RELL SUN CONLEY.







ELLA BORDERS, daughter of FRANCIS "FANNY" CONLEY and SAMUEL BRACKEN "BRACK" BORDERS, was born in January 7, 1894 in Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died November 5, 1924 in State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Jessie Borders Cemetery in Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married JAMES TONY "TONE" CONLEY, son of OLIVER SHANNON CONLEY and ELIZA A. LOVE. He was born June 29, 1890 in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died January 15, 1975 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. Tone Conley married (2) LASSIE HALL, daughter of RICHARD LEE HALL and REBECCA JANE TACKETT, on April 13, 1925. She was born February 16, 1906 in Kentucky, and died January 6, 1982 in Rowan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 74 & 106 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

James Tone Conley's name has also been reported to be Jason Tone, but it's clearly James in the 1900 census and he signed his name as James Tony Conley when he filled out his World War I draft registration card on June 5, 1917 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. In other census reports and on his Social Security death record his name is Tone Conley.

When James Tony Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Cyrus, Magoffin County, that he had a wife and 2 children, and that he was born June 29, 1890 in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and dark hair.

According to her death certificate, Ella Borders died November 5, 1924 in State Road Fork from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as January 7, 1894, her marital status as married, her parents as Brack Borders (b. Magoffin County) and Francis Conley (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Mrs. Warren Prater of Mash Fork, Kentucky, and the burial place as Jessie Borders Cemetery in Cyrus.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Tone Conley was born January 29, 1890, and died January 15, 1975. His last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lassie Conley was born February 16, 1906, and died in January of 1982. Her last place of residence was in Lee City, Wolfe County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lassie H. Conley died January 6, 1982 in Rowan County at the age of 75. She was living in Wolfe County at the time of her death.

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 21 & 22, 1920), Toney Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #128, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 25), and Flosie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Tone Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #107, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Lassie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 23), Flossie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Billie (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Elzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Arlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of ELLA BORDERS and TONE CONLEY are:

    1. FLOSSIE CONLEY, b. July 20, 1913, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 24, 1990, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Maggard, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. SILAS HOWARD.
    2. CLASA FAY CONLEY, b. January 22, 1917, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. July 1917, State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clossie F. Conley was born January 22, 1917 in Magoffin County to Ella Borders.
      According to her death certificate, Clasa Fay Conley died in July of 1917 in State Road Fork from spinal trouble. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her age as 5 months, her parents as Toney Conley (b. Kentucky) and Ella Borders (b. Kentucky), the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as Jesse Borders Graveyard in Falcon.

    The children of TONE CONLEY and LASSIE HALL are:

    1. JOHNIE JAMES "BILLY" CONLEY, b. January 26, 1926, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. August 5, 2010, Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, m. EVELYN M. RAMEY.
    2. WILLIAM ELZIE CONLEY, b. 1929, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. LUCILLE COPLEY.
    3. ARLIE B. CONLEY, b. 1930, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. HAZEL CLARK.
    4. CHARLEY CONLEY, b. 1930, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charley Conley was born in Magoffin County to Lassie Hall.
    5. ANNA LOIS CONLEY, m. BERNARD PATRICK.
    6. MAGGIE CONLEY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. MELVIN HELTON.
    7. SIMON CONLEY, m. TEDDY LEE SUTLIFF.
    8. DAISY CONLEY.
    9. SARAH CONLEY, m. HAROLD MULLINS.
    10. CURTIS FRED CONLEY, m. WILMA TRUSTY.
    11. MARVIN CONLEY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Marvine Conley was born in Magoffin County to Lassie Hale.







FLOSSIE CONLEY, daughter of ELLA BORDERS and JAMES TONY "TONE" CONLEY, was born July 20, 1913 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died January 24, 1990 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Head of Coon Creek Cemetery in Coon Creek, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married SILAS HOWARD, son of WILLIS C. HOWARD and LOUISA WARD, February 2, 1934. He was born October 22, 1908 in Kentucky, and died January 5, 1984 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 74 & 106 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Willis C. Howard was the brother of Francis Marion Howard.

According to Kentucky birth records, Willis C. Howard was born September 30, 1859 in Morgan County to Henry Howard and Elizabeth Cottle.

According to his death certificate, W. C. Howard died April 8, 1934 in Plutarch, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from hypertensive heart disease. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as 1859, his marital status as married, his wife as Louise Howard, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Henry Howard (b. Kentucky) and Betsa Caudle (b. Kentucky), the informant as Bob Howard of Plutarch, and the burial place as Coon Cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Louisa Ward Howard died January 22, 1943 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, from old age. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her age as 70, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Ben Ward (b. Kentucky) and Sen Ward (b. Kentucky), the informant as Homer Howard of Maggard, Kentucky, and the burial place listed as Mouth Coon.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Flossie Conley was born July 20, 1913 in Magoffin County to Ella Borders.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of her headstone shows that Flossie Howard lived from 1913 to 1990, and was buried in Howard Cemetery in Maggard, Magoffin County, Kentucky. Howard Cemetery is also known as Head of Coon Creek Cemetery

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Flossie Howard was born July 20, 1913, and died in January of 1990. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to one Kentucky death record transcript, Flossie M. Howard died January 24, 1990 in Morgan County at the age of 76. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death. According to another, she died in Salyersville, Magoffin County, but was living in Morgan County at the time.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Silas Howard was born October 22, 1908, and died in January of 1984. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Silas Howard died January 5, 1984 in Floyd County at the age of 75. He was living in Magoffin County at the time of his death.

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 105 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), Willis C. Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #24, he's a house carpenter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 7 children and 5 children, age 37), Bob (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Leona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Ham (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Silas (son, born in Kentucky, age 11 months).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 73 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 20, 1920), Willis Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45), Leona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Ham (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Silas (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Dora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 6 months).

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 77-6 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), Willis Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #82, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 40, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 56), Silas (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Dora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Ella Isaac (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 6 of the 1940 census for District 77-6A in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1940), Silas Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #39, he's a laborer for the W.P.A. road project, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Flossie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 26), Hessie Isaac (sister-in-law, single, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 31), Robert Isaac (nephew, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Bertie Isaac (niece, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The child of FLOSSIE CONLEY and SILAS HOWARD is:

    1. JANET HOWARD, m. JAMES DAVIS (divorced).







DIXON BORDERS, son of FRANCIS "FANNY" CONLEY and SAMUEL BRACKEN "BRACK" BORDERS, was born October 12, 1897 in Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died July 4, 1992 in Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. He married (1) ETHEL HOWARD, daughter of GEORGE WASHINGTON HOWARD and MARGARET LOVE, May 29, 1917. She was born May 9, 1897 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died August 24, 1953 in Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Borders Cemetery in Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married (2) LUCY DYER, daughter of ETHRIDGE B. DYER and MARTHA B. ARNETT, October 2, 1954. She was born about 1904 in Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 74 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

When Dixon Border's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a miner working for Consolidation Coal Company in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Ethel Borders of Cyrus, Magoffin County, and that he was born October 12, 1899. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had brown eyes and dark hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dixon Borders was born October 16, 1896, and died July 4, 1992. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Dixon Borders was born October 12, 1898 in Kentucky, and died July 4, 1992 at home in Delaware, Delaware County, at the age of 93. His father's surname is listed as Borders, his mother's maiden name as Conley, and he was widowed at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Ethel Howard Borders died August 24, 1953 in Cyrus, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from angina pectoris. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as May 9, 1897, her marital status as married, her parents as G. W. Howard and Margarett Love, the informant as Dixon Borders, and the burial place as Borders Cemetery in Cyrus.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ethel Borders died August 24, 1953 in Magoffin County at the age of 56. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

On page 23 of the 1910 census for District 110 (Lakeville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 6 & 7, 1910), Ethridge B. Dyer is listed as the head of the household for house #198, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first marriage, married for 28 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 41), Lula (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Hattie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Attie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Corbett (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Medie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 17-19, 1920), Dickson Borders is listed as the head of the household for house #21, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Ethel (wife, born in Kentucky, age 22), Ernest (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 4 months), and Ulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 0 months).

On page 23 of the 1920 census for District 77 (Patrick) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 12 & 13, 1920), Etheridge Dyer is listed as the head of the household for house #127, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Martha B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 50), Corbet (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Emily Arnett (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 84).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Dixon Borders is listed as the head of the household for house #61, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Ethel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 32), Earnest (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Eula (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Ruby (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Patton (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Laura (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Daisy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Margie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 39 of the 1940 census for District 77-5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1940), Dixon Borders is listed as the head of the household for house #303, he's a "Planner" in a lumber mill, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Ethel (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 42), Ernest (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Ruby (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Patton (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Laura (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Daisy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Margie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), and J. D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

    The children of DIXON BORDERS and ETHEL HOWARD are:

    1. EARNEST BORDERS, b. April 10, 1918, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. ALTA ESTEPP.
    2. ULAH BORDERS, b. 1920, Kentucky.
    3. RUBY BORDERS, b. 1921, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. MAURICE MCCARTY.
    4. PATTON BORDERS, b. 1923, Kentucky, m. LIZZIE HUNLEY.
    5. LAURA BORDERS, b. 1925, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. MORRIS CONLEY.
    6. DAISY BORDERS, b. September 1, 1926, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. October 10, 1977, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WALTER CAUDILL JR.
    7. MARGIE J. BORDERS, b. 1928, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. IVAN S. BARKER.
    8. J. D. BORDERS, b. 1936, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) ALTA BIGGS, m. (2) DONNA CREMEANS.







EARNEST BORDERS, son of DIXON BORDERS and ETHEL HOWARD, was born April 10, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married ALTA ESTEPP.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 74 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Earnest Borders was born April 10, 1918 in Magoffin County to Ethel Howard.

    The children of EARNEST BORDERS and ALTA ESTEPP are:

    1. LINDA BORDERS, m. (1) ARCHIE SAUNDERS, m. (2) DAVID SIZEMORE.
    2. EVA JO BORDERS, m. ALVIN COX.
    3. PEGGY BORDERS.
    4. DEAN BORDERS.







RUBY BORDERS, daughter of DIXON BORDERS and ETHEL HOWARD, was born about 1921 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married MAURICE MCCARTY.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 74 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruby Borders was born in Magoffin County to Ethel Howard.

    The children of RUBY BORDERS and MAURICE MCCARTY are:

    1. LARRY JOE MCCARTY, m. TRUDIE ELLIS.
    2. CAROL JEAN MCCARTY, m. VERNON WEDDINGTON.







PATTON BORDERS, son of DIXON BORDERS and ETHEL HOWARD, was born about 1923 in Kentucky. He married LIZZIE HUNLEY.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 74 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of PATTON BORDERS and LIZZIE HUNLEY are:

    1. JAMES EDWARD BORDERS.
    2. GERALD BORDERS.







LAURA BORDERS, daughter of DIXON BORDERS and ETHEL HOWARD, was born about 1924 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married MORRIS CONLEY.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 74 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gaura Borders was born in Magoffin County to Ethel Howard.

    The children of LAURA BORDERS and MORRIS CONLEY are:

    1. DONALD CONLEY, m. MELANIE DUDLESON.
    2. DANNY CONLEY, m. (1) JUDITH RYAN, m. (2) ALINE BURNER.







DAISY BORDERS, daughter of DIXON BORDERS and ETHEL HOWARD, was born September 1, 1926 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died October 10, 1977 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married WALTER CAUDILL JR., son of WALTER CAUDILL and STELLA WHEELER. He was born about 1927 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 75 & 187 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Daisy Borders was born September 1, 1926 in Magoffin County to Ethel Howard.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Walter J. Caudill was born in Johnson County to Stella Wheeler.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Daisy Caudill was born September 1, 1926, and died in October of 1977. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Indiana, and her last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Daisy B. Caudill died October 10, 1977 in Johnson County at the age of 51. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

    The child of DAISY BORDERS and WALTER CAUDILL is:

    1. WILMA LEE CAUDILL, m. GARNET DULIN.







MARGIE J. BORDERS, daughter of DIXON BORDERS and ETHEL HOWARD, was born about 1928 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married IVAN S. BARKER.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 75 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Margie J. Borders was born in Magoffin County to Ethel Howard.

    The children of MARGIE BORDERS and IVAN BARKER are:

    1. PATRICIA ANN BARKER, m. DANNY MORGAN.
    2. PAMELA SUE BARKER.







J. D. BORDERS, son of DIXON BORDERS and ETHEL HOWARD, was born about 1936 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married (1) ALTA BIGGS. He married (2) DONNA CREMEANS.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 75 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, J D Borders was born in Magoffin County to Ethel Howard.

    The children of J. D. BORDERS and ALTA BIGGS are:

    1. STEVE BORDERS.
    2. LONNIE BORDERS.
    3. CATHY SUE BORDERS.







LEVI CONLEY, son of WILLIAM SMITH CONLEY and REBECCA CAUDILL, was born February 8, 1868 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died March 5, 1950 in Grove City, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Monroe Tackett Cemetery in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married ALSEY ELIZABETH "ELIZABETH" GULLETT, daughter of DANIEL GULLETT and LEVINA SPARKS, April 26, 1889. She was born January 13, 1876 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died May 3, 1941 in Pleasant Township, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 75 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Alsey Elizabeth "Elizabeth" Gullett was the sister of Martha Jane Gullett. They were possibly the sisters of Henry G. Gullett.

According to their marriage certificate, Levi Conley married Elizabeth Gullett on April 26, 1889 in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Levi Conley was buried in Monroe Tackett Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky. No headstone photo is provided.

According to his death certificate, Levi Conley died March 5, 1950 on Biggert Road in rural Pleasant Township, Franklin County, Ohio, from influenza. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, Kentucky, his birth date as February 8, 1868, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as William Conley and Rebecca Caudill, the informant as Boyd Conley of Grove City, Ohio, and the burial place as Tackett Cemetery in Paintsville, Kentucky [mistake].

According to his obituary, Levi Conley (age 82), son of William and Rebekah Caudill Conley, was a native of Magoffin County. He died March 5, 1950 at home in Grove City, Ohio, after being ill with influenza for 1 week, and was buried in Tackett Cemetery near Salyersville. He was survived by his wife, Rhoda Gullett Conley; 5 sons, Boyd Conley (of Grove City, Ohio), Challie Conley (Harrisburg, Ohio), Wallace Conley (Galloway, Ohio), Frank Conley (Elanor, New Jersey), and Charley Conley (Galloway, Ohio); 4 daughters, Mrs. Manuel Fitzpatrick (Paintsville), Mrs. D. L. Crace (Mt. Sterling, Ohio), Miss Nola Conley (Columbus, Ohio), and Mrs. A. L. Cochran (Galloway, Ohio).

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Levi Conley died March 5, 1950.

According to her death certificate, Elizabeth Gullett Conley died May 3, 1941 in Pleasant Township, Franklin County, Ohio, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, Kentucky, her birth date as January 13, 1870, her marital status as married, her husband as Levi Conley, her parents as Daniel Gullett (b. Magoffin County) and Eva Sparks (b. Johnson County), the informant as Levi Conley of Harrisburg, Ohio, and the burial place as Salyersville, Kentucky.

According to Ohio death records, Elizabeth Conley died May 3, 1941 in Franklin County.

On page 21 of the 1870 census for Precinct 5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 9, 1870), Daniel Gullett is listed as the head of the household for house #147, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Levana (born in Kentucky, age 27), Liddy D. [Lydia Druzilla Gullett] (born in Kentucky, age 7), Martha J. (born in Kentucky, age 6), Alsey E. (born in Kentucky, age 4), Henry M. (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Evaline (born in Kentucky, age 1 month).

On page 1 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Precinct 1 - Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1880), Daniel Gulett is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Perlinia (wife, born in Kentucky, age 24), Liddia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Lizzia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Rhody (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 43 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1900), Levi Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #368, he's a farm laborer, born in February of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 11 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in January of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 30), Martha (daughter, born in February of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Boyd (son, born in May of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Challie (son, born in October of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Jane (daughter, born in February of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Wallis W. (son, born in December of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Nollie F. (daughter, born in September of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Frank (son, born in February of 1900 in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 101 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 26 & 28, 1910), Levi Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #99, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 20 years and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 11 children and 10 are still living, age 42), Boyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Challie (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), William W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Nolie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Sarah A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 14 & 15, 1920), Levi Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Lizibeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 47), Wales (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Nolie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Charley E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 8 of the 1930 census for District 25-212 (Pleasant Township) in Franklin County, Ohio (dated April 8, 1930), Levi Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #103, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 57), and Nola (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 27). In the same house, but listed as the head of his family, is son Charles. He's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 23 years old. In his family are Frances (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 21), Kenneth (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 3 months), and Anna E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 3 months).

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 25-53 (Pleasant Township) in Franklin County, Ohio (dated April 2, 1940), Levi Coneley is listed as the head of the household for house #6, he's a farm operator, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Pickaway County, Ohio, in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 72 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, 1st grade education, age 68), Pearl (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Pickaway County in 1935, 3rd grade education, age 40), and Anna Cochron [Anna Cochran] (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Pickaway County in 1935, age 11). They are living next to son Challie.

    The children of LEVI CONLEY and ELIZABETH GULLETT are:

    1. MARTHA MAE CONLEY, b. February 1890, Kentucky, d. December 14, 1967, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. EMMANUEL "MANUEL" FITZPATRICK.
    2. BOYD CONLEY, b. May 12, 1891, Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 17, 1960, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, m. DELLA BORDERS.
    3. CHALLIE CONLEY, b. October 27, 1892, Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 20, 1959, Pickaway County, Ohio, buried in Darbyville, Pickaway County, Ohio, m. ETHA FARROW.
    4. JANE "JANIE" CONLEY, b. February 1894, Kentucky, d. 1954, buried in Darbyville, Pickaway County, Ohio, m. DELANIE "LANEY" CRACE.
    5. WILLIAM WALLACE "WALLACE" CONLEY, b. December 20, 1897, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 31, 1962, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Galloway, Franklin County, Ohio, m. PEARLIE MCCARTY.
    6. NOLA F. CONLEY, b. September 1897, Kentucky.
      Notes: It's possible that the girl listed as a daughter in 1930 - Anna E. - and then a granddaughter in 1940 - Anna Cochron - was Anna Elizabeth Cochran, daughter of Nola. According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Elizabeth Cochran was born in 1928 in Magoffin County to Nola Cauley.
    7. FRANK CONLEY, b. February 9, 1900, Kentucky, d. August 26, 1963, New Jersey, m. NORA R. RISNER.
    8. SARAH ANN CONLEY, b. 1903, Kentucky.
    9. HENRY CONLEY, b. 1905, Kentucky.
    10. CHARLES E. CONLEY, b. June 9, 1907, Kentucky, d. February 26, 1969, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Galloway, Franklin County, Ohio, m. FRANCES L. PATRICK.







J. WINSTON CONLEY, son of WILLIAM SMITH CONLEY and REBECCA CAUDILL, was born about 1870 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died September 18, 1919 in State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Sam Williams Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married REBECCA E. LEMASTER, daughter of ISAAC LEMASTER and SARAH SPARKS, May 25, 1892 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born about 1875 in Kentucky, and died before 1910. He married (2) NANCY JANE HAMPTON.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 75 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Winston Conley signed his name "J. Wince Conley" when he signed his daughter Laura's death certificate.

According to their marriage certificate, Winston Conley married Rebecca E. Lemaster on May 25, 1892 in Magoffin County. The witnesses were Matthew Caudill and Anderson Blanton, and the minister was S. M. Whitt.

According to his death certificate, Wince Conley died September 18, 1919 in State Road Fork from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his marital status as widowed, his parents as W. S. Conley (b. Kentucky) and Rebecca Caudill (b. Kentucky), the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as Sam Williams Cemetery in Falcon.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Wince Conley died September 18, 1919 in Magoffin County.

On page 16 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1910), Winston Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #134, he's widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Laura (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Isaac Lemaster (father-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 70), and Sarah Lemaster (mother-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 67). They are all living next to a Warren and Nancy Lemaster family.

    The children of WINCE CONLEY and REBECCA LEMASTER are:

    1. LIZZIE CONLEY, b. 1896, Kentucky, m. BOYD CONLEY.
    2. LAURA CONLEY, b. November 6, 1899, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. September 25, 1912, State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Laura Conley died September 25, 1912 in State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from bone scrofula. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as November 6, 1899, her parents as Wince Conley (b. Magoffin County) and Rebecca Lemaster (b. Magoffin County), the informant as J. Wince Conley, and the burial place as Sam Williams Cemetery in Falcon.







NOAH CONLEY, son of WILLIAM SMITH CONLEY and REBECCA CAUDILL, was born about 1873 in Kentucky. He married SARAH ETTA "ETTA" SPARKS, daughter of MARY CONLEY and HENRY SPARKS, November 19, 1896 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born about 1878. Etta Sparks married (2) GEORGE W. HUNLEY on September 7, 1907 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born about 1853 in Kentucky, died September 4, 1925 in Bayes, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Adams Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 75 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Noah Conley must have died after 1904 and prior to September 7, 1907, as Bracken Conley - who went by Bracken Hunley but is found as Brocken Conley his sister Lucy's obituary - was born August 29, 1905, and Etta Sparks got married to G. W. Hunley on September 7, 1907. The minister and a witness - Levi Conley (who was probably Noah's brother) - were at both weddings, and in 1910 Etta is found with her 2nd husband living 2 houses away from Noah's brother, Ben. Bracken is listed as George Hunley's step-son in the 1910 census.

There was a Noah Conley listed as the father of Josephine "Josie" Adams on her death certificate.

In an article that that appeared in the March 5, 2009 issue of The Salyersville Independent newspaper, written by Todd Preston, president of the Magoffin County Historical Society:

     "Harold J. Hunley, 414 N. East Street, Winchester, IN 47396 writes that he was born in Magoffin County on September 23, 1930, the son of Silas Hunley who was born 1910 and died 1943. Silas was a son of George W. Hunley who married in 1907 to Etta Sparks b. 1879. Their children were Ada Hunley b. 1894, Silas Hunley b. 1901, Rissie Hunley b. 1909 and Tressie Hunley b. 1914.
     "I canít seem to find the parents of George W. Hunley who shows in the 1910 Magoffin census: G. W. Hunley age 53 (b. 1857), married 3 years to Etta Sparks age 31, mother of 5 children with 4 living. In the household were Ada age 11, Bracken age 6 (step-son) and Rissie age 1.
     "The 1920 census shows George Hunley, age 62, wife Etta age 45. In their household are Bracken age 14, Rissie age 11, Silas age 9 and Tressie age 6.
     "Sarah Etta Sparks was a dau of Henry Sparks and Mary Conley. Etta was first married to Noah Conley.
     "In the Magoffin Marriages book we find that G. W. Hunley married on 7 Sep 1907 to Etta Conley at the home of Levi Conley by minister S. M. Whitt.
     "Silas Hunley was born in 1910 and married Ada Lou Cooper. She was born in 1894, a dau of Will Green Cooper and Mary Jane Bays. Mary Jane was born in 1824 to Joshua Bays (b. 1835). Joshua was a son of John Bays.
     "Will Green Cooper married in 1875 to Samantha Jane Pace. Samantha was a dau of Matthew Pace b. 1835 and Elizabeth Salyer.
     "Matthew was a son of John J. Pace b. 1808. John J. married Sarah Ely b. 1810, a dau of William Ely, Jr. and Rebecca Saylor.
     "Can anyone help with more info on the Hunley family? Who were the parents of George W. Hunley?"

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Noah Conley married Etta Sparks on November 19, 1896 in Magoffin County at the home of James Sparks. The witnesses were W. H. Cooper and Levi Conley, and the minister was S. M. Whitt.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, G. W. Hunley married Etta Conley on September 7, 1907 in Magoffin County at the home of Levi Conley. The witnesses were Jackson Adams, Levi Conley, and Bill Hunley, and the minister was S. M. Whitt.

According to his death certificate, Geo. W. Hunley died September 4, 1925 in Bayes, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from chronic valvular heart disease. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as 1853, his marital status as married, his father as James Hunley, the informant as Mr. Lonie Cooper of Lickburg, and the burial place as Adams Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Geo. W. Hunley died September 4, 1925 in Magoffin County at the age of 72.

On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), G. W. Hunley is listed as the head of the household for house #100, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Etta (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 31), Ada (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), Bracken (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), and Rissie (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 73 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 21, 1920), George Hunley is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Etta (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45), Bracken (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Rissy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Silas (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Tressie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

    The children of NOAH CONLEY and ETTA SPARKS are:

    1. LUCY CONLEY, b. January 7, 1898, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 4, 1957, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) WALTER CONLEY, m. (2) DOLA HALL.
    2. ADA M. CONLEY, b. 1899, Kentucky, d. December 16, 1971, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Chandlerville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JESSE BRADLEY "BRADLEY" YOUNG.
    3. BRACKEN CONLEY HUNLEY, b. August 29, 1905, Kentucky, d. August 15, 1987, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. AUDLEY ADAMS.

    The children of ETTA SPARKS and GEORGE HUNLEY are:

    1. RISSIE HUNLEY, b. July 29, 1908, Kentucky, d. July 18, 2000, Pike County, Ohio, m. BENJAMIN M. JENKINS.
    2. SILAS HUNLEY, b. 1911, Kentucky, m. ADA LOU COOPER.
    3. TRESSIE HUNLEY, b. April 25, 1913, Letcher County, Kentucky, d. August 14, 1971, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. WORDIE BRITTON BLAIR.







MELVINA B. CRACE, daughter of NANCY JANE CONLEY and STEPHEN M. CRACE, was born January 15, 1854 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died December 5, 1831 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Dixon Cemetery in Westwood, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married JAMES H. PENIX, son of HENRY PENIX and RACHEL JENKINS, January 23, 1872 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born October 22, 1850 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 25, 1937 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Dixon Cemetery in Westwood, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 76 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

James H. Penix's middle name was reportedly Harrison.

According to Kentucky birth records, Melvina Crase was born January 15, 1854 in Floyd County to Stephen Crase and Nancy Jane Conley.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James Penix married Melvina B. Crace on January 23, 1872 in Magoffin County at the home of Stephen Crace. The witnesses were Nehemiah Crace and Martin Penix, and the minister was C. C. Crace.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones shows that Melvina Penix lived from 1854 to 1931, and was buried in Dixon Cemetery in Westwood, Boyd County, Kentucky, and that James Penix lived from 1850 to 1937, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Melvina Crace Penix died December 5, 1931 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from Bright's disease. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as January 15, her age as 76, her marital status as married, her husband as J. H. Penix, her parents as Stephen M. Crace (b. old Virginia) and Mrs. Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as R. B. Penix (son Rufus) of Ashland, and the burial place as Penix Cemetery in Ashland.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Melvina Penix died December 5, 1931 in Boyd County at the age of 76.

According to his death certificate, James H. Penix died November 25, 1937 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from coronary occlusion. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as October 22, 1850, his marital status as widower, his occupation as farmer and carpenter, his parents as Henry Penix (b. Virginia) and Racheal Jenkins (b. unknown), the informant as M. C. Penix (son Malcolm) of Ashland, and the burial place as Dixon Cemetery in Ashland.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James H. Perry died November 25, 1937 in Boyd County at the age of 87. He was living in Ashland at the time of his death.

On page 7 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1880), James H. Penix is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Nunvina (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 25), Rufus B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Malcomb C. (son, born in May of 1880 in Kentucky, age 1 month).

On pages 49 & 50 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 28 & 29, 1900), James Penix is listed as the head of the household for house #436, he's a farmer, born in October of 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 27 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Melvinia (wife, born in [month unknown] 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 47), Malcome (son, born in May of 1880 in Kentucky, age 20), Girtie (daughter, born in [month unknown] in 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), and Della (daughter, born in July of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 105 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), James Penix is listed as the head of the household for house #123, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 38 years, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Malvina (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 56), and Della (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 19 (Fairview) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 19, 1920), James H. Penix is listed as the head of the household for house #146, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 69 years old. Also listed is Melvina B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 65).

On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 10-24 (Fairview) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), James H. Penix is listed as the head of the household for house #93, he's no longer working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 79 years old. Also listed is Melvina B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 76).

    The children of MELVINA CRACE and JAMES PENIX are:

    1. RUFUS B. PENIX, b. June 21, 1877, Kentucky, d. January 21, 1969, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Westwood, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. (1) LILLIE B. FRANCIS, he m. (2) REBECCA MORRIS.
    2. MALCOLM C. "MACK" PENIX, b. May 1, 1880, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. October 31, 1956, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. PEARL HOWARD.
    3. GERTRUDE "GIRTIE" PENIX, b. 1887, Kentucky, d. 1978, buried in Westwood, Boyd County, Kentuckym. (1) JOHN H. GULLETT, m. (2) NOAH Z. BARTLEY.
    4. DELLA PENIX, b. July 9, 1890, Kentucky, d. November 22, 1926, Fairview, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. DELANEY SLUSHER.







REBECCA JANE CRACE, daughter of NANCY JANE CONLEY and STEPHEN M. CRACE, was born March 25, 1864 in Dixie, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died October 30, 1952 in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Family Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married GEORGE J. CONLEY, son of ABSOLOM CONLEY and CYNTHIA ANN JAYNE, about 1883. He was born May 9, 1858 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 8, 1924 in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, and is buried in Crace Cemetery in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 76 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth records, George J. Conly was born May 9, 1858 in Johnson County to Absolem Conley and Cinthyan Jayne.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Rebecca Conley lived from 1864 to 1952, and was buried in Conley Family Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and that George Conley lived from 1856 to June 8, 1924, and was buried in Crace Cemetery in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky.

According to her death certificate, Rebecca Crace Conley died October 30, 1952 in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from pulmonary emphysema due to bronchial asthma. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as March 25, 1864, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Steve Crace and Nancy Jane Adams, the informant as Lula Davis, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Falcon.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Rebecca Conley died October 30, 1952 in Magoffin County at the age of 88. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, George Conley died June 8, 1924 in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, from some kind of heart problem. Also on this certificate, his birth date is listed as August 9, 1856, his marital status as married, his occupation as teamster, his father as Shade Conley (b. Kentucky), his mother's maiden name is blank, the informant as Frank Conley of Jenkins, and the burial place as Jenkins.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, George Couley died June 8, 1924 in Letcher County at the age of 67.

On page 13 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), George Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #109, he's a farmer, born in May of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Becy (wife, born in March of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 30), Mary (daughter, born in November of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Deeny (son, born in January of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Talor (son, born in August of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Emma (daughter, born in January of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8), Luly (daughter, born in February of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Sola (daughter, born in April of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Dollie (daughter, born in May of 1900 in Kentucky, age 0 months). They are living close to Rebecca's brother Hernando.

On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), George Conley Sr. is listed as the head of the household for house #103, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 47), Taylor (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Emma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Lulu (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Sola (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Dollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Daisy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Floyd Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1). Floyd was the son of Emma.

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 59 (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1920), G. W. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #59, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 53), Sola (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Dolly (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Daisy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Janis [James?] Cartwright (lodger, coal miner, male, born in Indiana, parents born in Indiana, age 22), Claudie Hunly (lodger, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), Nellie Charles (lodger, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), Bert Blankenship (lodger, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), and Goebel Blankenship (lodger, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20). They are living next to son Taylor.

On page 15 of the 1930 census for District 67-8 (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Rebecca is found living in the home of her son, although her name is listed as Betty instead of Becky. Frank Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #147, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Nola (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, first married at 17, age 20), Truman (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 10 months, and Betty (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 57).

On page 6 of the 1940 census for District 67-10A (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1940), Carl Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a motorman in the coal mines, born in North Carolia, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Daisy (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 34), Claydene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Billy Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Robert Carl (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Rebecca Conley (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 7th grade education, age 76).

    The children of REBECCA CRACE and GEORGE CONLEY are:

    1. MARY CONLEY, b. November 6, 1884, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. September 17, 1921, Bloomington, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. SMITH FRANCIS.
    2. DEAN CONLEY, b. January 30, 1886, Kentucky, d. February 2, 1966, Harlan County, Kentucky, buried in Payne Gap, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. BERTHA HOWARD.
    3. TAYLOR CONLEY, b. August 30, 1889, Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. April 24, 1961, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. GEMIMA "GEGIE" GULLETT.
    4. EMMA CONLEY, b. January 24, 1891, Kentucky, d. August 19, 1954, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM FRED "FRED" BROWN.
    5. LULA CONLEY, b. February 2, 1894, Kentucky, d. March 23, 1895, Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, buried in Payne Gap, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. (1) PRENTICE STANLEY, m. (2) ROBERT CLAY "CLAY" DAVIS.
    6. SOLA CONLEY, b. December 12, 1897, Kentucky, d. July 8, 1979, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, buried in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky, m. ANDREW JOHNSON.
    7. DOLLY CONLEY, b. May 9, 1900, Kentucky, d. December 13, 1971, Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) FRED PACK, m. (2) JAMES CONLEY.
    8. DAISY CONLEY, b. August 15, 1904, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. December 21, 1981, Annandale, Fairfax County, Virginia, buried in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky, m. JOSEPH CARL "CARL" JOHNSON.
    9. FRANKLIN PIERCE CONLEY, b. July 2, 1907, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. November 27, 1950, Dean, Letcher County, Kentucky, buried in Norton, Wise County, Virginia, m. NOLA WAMPLER.

    (This information comes from Truman Conley and other sources)







MARY CONLEY, daughter of REBECCA JANE CRACE and GEORGE J. CONLEY, was born November 6, 1884 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died September 17, 1921 in Bloomington, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Harrison Francis Cemetery. She married SMITH FRANCIS, son of JOSEPH FRANCIS and ARAMATHA COFFEE, August 1, 1905 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born May 9, 1886 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died September 27, 1971 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He married (2) ALWILDA LYKINS. She was born May 14, 1892 in Kentucky, and died May 29, 1976 in Cisco, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 76 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Mary Conley died either during or shortly after the birth of her daughter Fannie.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Oliver Francis, Walter Francis, Curtis France, and Mattie Francis were all born in Magoffin County to Alwilda Lykins.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Smith Frances married Mary Conley August 1, 1905 in Magoffin County at the home of B. G. Howard. The witnesses were Emma Conley and Richard Montgomery, and the minister was B. G. Howard.

When Smith Francis' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 10, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a laborer for C & O.N. Railroad Company in Minford, Scioto County, Ohio, that he was living in Bloomington, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Mrs. Marry Francis of Bloomington, and that he was born May 9, 1886. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes, black hair, and one bad eye.

According to her death certificate, Mary Conley France died September 17, 1921 in Bloomington, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from "child bed fevor - did not have any physician." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her age as 37, her marital status as married, her parents as George Conley (b. Kentucky) and Rebecca Crace (b. Kentucky), the informant as Taylor Conley of Lickburg, Kentucky, and the burial place as Harrison France Cemetery. Mary's name is listed as Mary France. There is a partial note at the bottom of the certificate that was presumably written by Taylor Conley that says "this is the best information that I am able to give you. Notify Harrison France at P.O. Bloomington to not allow any" then there is an unreadable word followed by "over." The back of the certificate wasn't scanned so it's unknown what the rest of the note says.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mary France died September 17, 1921 in Magoffin County at the age of 37.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Smith Francis died July 27, 1971 in Morgan County at the age of 86.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Alwilda Francis was born May 14, 1892, and died in May of 1876. Her last place of residence was in Cisco, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

On page 24 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Joseph Francis is listed as the head of the household for house #206, he's a farmer, born in April of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 21 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Aremmatha (wife, born in July of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 42), John L. (son, born in May of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Smith (son, born in June of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Mary J. (daughter, born in May of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), and Minie (daughter, born in March of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 105 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Smith Francis is listed as the head of the household for house #94, 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 Mary (wife, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 23), Tommy (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and George (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 73 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 24-26, 1920), Smith Francis is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Raleigh (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Roy (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 2 months).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 77-6 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Smith Francis is listed as the head of the household for house #58, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Alwilda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 37), George (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Rolli (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Roy (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Olliver (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Mattie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8 months [hard to read]).

    The children of MARY CONLEY and SMITH FRANCIS are:

    1. THOMAS FRANCIS, b. 1906, Kentucky.
    2. GEORGE FRANCIS, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    3. RALEIGH FRANCIS, b. March 21, 1911, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Raleigh Francis was born March 21, 1911 in Magoffin County to Mary Conley.
    4. CHARLEY FRANCIS, b. January 15, 1914, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charley Francis was born January 15, 1914 in Magoffin County to Mary Conley.
    5. DOLLY FRANCIS, b. February 25, 1917, Bloomington, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 7, 1917, Bloomington, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Bloomington, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dolly France was born February 25, 1917 in Magoffin County to Mary Conley.
      According to her death certificate, Doley France "died without medical ade" on March 7, 1917 in Magoffin County. Also on this certificate, her parents are listed as Smith Francis (b. Kentucky) and Mary Conley (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Lester Francis of Bloomington, Kentucky, and the burial place as Bloomington.
    6. SAMANTHA FRANCIS, b. February 25, 1917, Bloomington, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. February 26, 1917, Bloomington, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Bloomington, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Dolly and Samantha Francis were twins.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Samantha France was born February 25, 1917 in Magoffin County to Mary Conley. According to her death certificate, Samantha Francis "died without medical ade" on February 26, 1917, Bloomington, Magoffin County. Also on this certificate, her parents are listed as Smith Francis (b. Kentucky) and Mary Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as Deney Risner of Bloomington, Kentucky, and the burial place as Bloomington.
    7. ROY FRANCIS, b. October 8, 1918, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Roy France was born October 8, 1918 in Magoffin County to Mary Conley.
    8. FANNIE FRANCIS, b. September 17, 1921, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Fannie Francis was born September 17, 1921 in Magoffin County to Marry Conley.







DEAN CONLEY, son of REBECCA JANE CRACE and GEORGE J. CONLEY, was born January 30, 1886 in Kentucky, died February 2, 1966 in Harlan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Jenkins-Payne Gap Cemetery in Payne Gap, Letcher County, Kentucky. He married BERTHA HOWARD, daughter of FRANCES MARION "MARION" HOWARD and PRISCILLA HOWARD, about 1909. She was born August 9, 1893 in Kentucky, and died January 5, 1989 in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 76 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Bertha Howard was the sister of Albert Howard.

Francis Marion Howard was the brother of Willis C. Howard.

According to Kentucky birth records, Frances M. Howard was born May 18, 1855 in Morgan County to Henry Howard and Elizabeth Cottle.

According to her death certificate, Forelen Howard Francis died March 28, 1911 in Bloomington, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as March of 1886, her marital status as married, her father as Marion Howard (b. Magoffin County), her mother's maiden name as Howard (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Marion France of Bloomington, and the burial place as Bloomington.

When Deney Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Whitesburg, Letcher County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a miner working for the Consolidation Coal Company in Burdine, Letcher County, that his closest relative was Bertha Conley (wife) of Burdine, and that he was born January 30, 1886. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had brown eyes and brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of his headstone shows that Dean Conley lived from January 30, 1886 to February 2, 1966, and was buried in Jenkins-Payne Gap Cemetery in Payne Gap, Letcher County, Kentucky. His wife was reportedly buried in Maricopa County, Arizona.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dean Conley was born January 30, 1886, and died in February of 1966. His last place of residence was in Burdine, Letcher County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Dean Conley died February 2, 1966 in Harlan County at the age of 80. He was living in Letcher County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bertha Conley was born August 9, 1893, and died January 5, 1989. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.

On page 42 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1900), Marion Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #372, he's a farmer, born in May of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 25 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Cillar (wife, born in May of 1858 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 12 children and 8 are still living, age 42), Renny P. (son, born in January of 1881 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), Dealy (son, born in July of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), Foreleany (daughter, born in September of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Bertheny (daughter, born in August of 1896 [mistake] in Kentucky, age 5), Brach (son, born in May of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Albert (son, divorced, born in December of 1875 in Kentucky, married for 4 years, age 24).

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 105 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Denis Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #22, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 1 year, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 1 year, age 17), and Brack Howard (brother-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 29 of the 1920 census for District 59 (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated January 12, 1920), Dean Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #167, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Virgie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Edgar (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Golda May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Gertrude (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 67-10 (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Dean Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #1, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 33), Edgar (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Goldie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Mabel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Eddy [hard to read - Aileen] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 0 months).

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 67-12 (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1940), Dean Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 41), Edgar (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 26), Mable (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Alevin [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Larry Neal (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 3).

    The children of DEAN CONLEY and BERTHA HOWARD are:

    1. VIRGIE CONLEY, b. 1911, Kentucky.
    2. EDGAR "BUD" CONLEY, b. 1915, Kentucky.
    3. GOLDIE MAY CONLEY, b. July 5, 1916, Letcher County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Goldie M. Conley was born July 5, 1916 in Letcher County to Bertha Howard.
    4. GERTRUDE CONLEY, b. March 8, 1919, Letcher County, Kentucky, d. March 12, 1920, Burdine, Letcher County, Kentucky, buried in Burdine, Letcher County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Gertrude Conley died March 12, 1920 in Burdine from acute bronchitis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Letcher County, her birth date as March 8, 1919, her parents as Dean Conley (b. Kentucky) and Bertha Howard (b. Kentucky), the informant as Dean Conley of Burdine, Kentucky, and the burial place as Burdine.
    5. MABLE CONLEY, b. 1921, Kentucky.
    6. AILEEN R. CONLEY. b. 1928, Letcher County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Aileen R. Conley was born in Letcher County to Bertha Howard.







PLEASANT FITZGERALD was born about 1795 in Virginia, and died March 12, 1872 in Maury County, Tennessee. He married MARGARET M. SLAYDEN about 1820 in Maury County, Tennessee. She was born about 1804 in Virginia, and died about 1850. He married (2) NANCY (unknown last name). She was born about 1806 in Tennessee.

Notes: On page 22 of the 1850 census for District 19 in Maury County, Tennessee (dated December 10, 1850), Pleasant Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #1033, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Margaret M. (born in Virginia, age 46), Sanna P. (female, born in Tennessee, age 20), George W. (born in Tennessee, age 17), Daniel E. (born in Tennessee, age 14), Andrew J. (born in Tennessee, age 12), Pleasant M. (born in Tennessee, age 10), Dilly Ann Martha J. (born in Tennessee, age 8), and Ellen P. (born in Tennessee, age 4).

On page 4 of the 1860 census for District 19 in Maury County, Tennessee (dated July 13, 1860), Pleasant Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the houshold for house #794, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in Tennessee, age 54), A. J. (born in Tennessee, age 22), and A. P. (female, born in Tennessee, age 14). The house next to them is unoccupied but on the other side of that is a Maston Fitzgerald who's 68 years old and born in Virginia. Also in that house are Margaret (born in North Carolina, age 67), and E. L. (male, born in Tennessee, age 20). This is probably Pleasant's brother.

On page 2 of the 1870 census for District 19 in Maury County, Tennessee (dated August 20, 1870), P. Fitzgearld is listed as the head of the household for house #14, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, and he's 74 years old. Also listed are N. Fitzgearld (female, born in Tennessee, age 60), H. Jacobs (male, farmer, born in Tennessee, age 26), E. P. Jacobs (female, born in Tennessee, age 22), J. P. Jacobs (male, born in Tennessee, age 2), and E. R. Jacobs (female, born in Tennessee, age 6 months). In house #11 is L. J. Jacobs (and family), who's female, born in North Carolina, and 58 years old. This is probably daughter Ellen's mother-in-law. In house #12 is G. Fitzgearld and family, who's 47 years old, born in Tennessee and is probably son George. In house #13 is J. B. Fitzgerald and wife, who's 21 years old and born in Tennessee. This is probably a grandchild. In house #15 is S. Fitzgearld and family. He's 42 years old, born in Tennessee, and probably son David Slaton.

    The children of PLEASANT FITZGERALD and MARGARET SLAYDEN are:

    1. HARTWELL MARABLE FITZGERALD, b. May 11, 1821, Maury County, Tennessee, d. April 11, 1906, Corydon, Wayne County, Iowa, buried in Corydon, Wayne County, Iowa, m. AMANDA MARIAH BOWEN.
    2. DAVID SLATON FITZGERALD.
    3. BEVERLY ALLEN FITZGERALD.
    4. FRANCES EMMALINE FITZGERALD.
    5. SERENA PARENTHIA FITZGERALD, b. 1830, Tennessee.
    6. GEORGE W. FITZGERALD, b. 1833, Tennessee.
    7. DANIEL E. FITZGERALD, b. 1836, Tennessee.
    8. ANDREW J. FITZGERALD, b. 1838, Tennessee.
    9. PLEASANT MARION FITZGERALD, b. 1840, Tennessee.
    10. DELLA ANN MARTHA J. FITZGERALD, b. 1842, Tennessee.
    11. ELLEN P. FITZGERALD, b. 1846, Tennessee, m. H. JACOBS.







HARTWELL MARABLE FITZGERALD, son of PLEASANT FITZGERALD and MARGARET M. SLAYDEN, was born May 11, 1821 in Maury County, Tennessee, died April 11, 1906 in Corydon, Wayne County, Iowa, and is buried in Corydon Cemetery in Corydon, Wayne County, Iowa. He married AMANDA MARIAH BOWEN, daughter of DELILA (unknown last name), April 30, 1847 in Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri. She was born October 19, 1815 in Tennessee, and died October 24, 1909 in Corydon, Wayne County, Iowa.

Notes: On page 136 of the 1850 census for District 71 in Polk County, Missouri (dated October 28, 1850), there is a Hartwell Fitsgearld that is probably the one being researched here. He's listed as the head of the household for house #889, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, and he's 26 years old.

On page 17 of the 1860 census for Corydon in Wayne County, Iowa (dated June 9, 1860), H. M. Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #134, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, and he's 39 years old. Also listed ar Samanda M. (mulatto, born in Tennessee, age 45), Barton L. (mulatto, born in Missouri, age 17), Francis M. (mulatto, born in Missouri, age 12), Orlena E. (mulatto, born in Missouri, age 11), Joseph A. (mulatto, born in Missouri, age 9), and Delila Bowen (black, born in Tennessee, age 63).

On page 1 of the 1870 census for Corydon in Wayne County, Iowa (dated July 13, 1870), Hartwell Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #4, he's a farmer, white, born in Tennessee, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Amanda M. (born in Tennessee, age 55), Oreana E. (born in Missouri, age 21), Joseph A. (born in Missouri, age 19), and Delila Bowen (born in Tennessee, age 75). Under the race column for Amanda and her children it was originally written that they were mulattos, but afterwards someone went over the top of that with a large "W." Delila was originally written down as being black and that was changed to a "W" as well.

On page 29 of the 1880 census for District 241 (Corydon) in Wayne County, Iowa (dated June 1 & 2, 1880), H. M. Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #276, his occupation is listed as "peddling medicine," he's born in Tennessee, white, parents born in Tennessee, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are A. M. (wife, mulatto, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, age 64), Jos. A. (son, mulatto, single, farmer, born in Missourie, age 29), Thos. H. (grandson, mulatto, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, age 12), Albert (grandson, born in Iowa, parents born in Missouri, age 11), Ida J. (granddaughter, born in Iowa, parents born in Missouri, age 9), and Wm. M. [William] (grandson, born in Iowa, parents born in Missouri, age 6). They are living next to daughter Orleana. The grandchildren belong to son Francis.

On page 44 of the 1885 Iowa State Census for Corydon in Wayne County, Iowa, H. M. Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #96, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are A. M. ("C" under the "color" column, born in Missouri, age 70), Joseph (single, born in Missouri, age 34), Thomas (born in Wayne County, age 17), Albert (born in Wayne County, age 15), Ida J. (born in Wayne County, age 13), and William M. (born in Wayne County, age 11). They are still living next to daughter Orleana.

On page 12 of the 1895 Iowa State census for Corydon in Wayne County, Iowa, Hartwell M. Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farmer, white, he was a Sargent in Regiment 23 Company D in Iowa during the "War of the Rebellion," born in Tennessee, his religion is Methodist, and he's 73 years old. Also listed are Manda M. (colored, Baptist, born in East Tennessee, age 80), Joseph (farmer, single, colored, born in Missouri, age 43), Albert (laborer, colored, born in Wayne County, Iowa, age 43), and Ida (colored, born in Missouri, age 23).

On page 47 of the 1900 census for District 147 (Corydon) in Wayne County, Iowa (dated June 20, 1900), Hartwell [hard to read] M. Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #539, he's a farmer, white, born in May of 1821 in Tennessee, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, married for 53 years, and he's 79 years old. Also listed are Amanda M. (wife, black, born in October of 1815 in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 84), Joseph A. (son, black, single, born in February or 1851 in Missouri, age 49), and Carrie M. (great-granddaughter, white, born in February of 1896 in Iowa, parents born in Iowa, age 4). Daughter Orleana is in house #537.

    The children of HARTWELL FITZGERALD and AMANDA BOWEN are:

    1. BARTON L. FITZGERALD, b. 1843, Missouri.
    2. FRANCIS MARION FITZGERALD, b. February 22, 1848, Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri, d. April 17, 1915, Douglas County, Missouri, m. (1) LYDIA ANN SMITH, m. (2) SARAH ELIZABETH TROTTER.
    3. ORLEANA E. FITZGERALD, b. March 1849, Missouri, m. JOHN M. MILLER, 1872. He was b. June 1848, Ohio.
    4. JOSEPH A. FITZGERALD, b. 1851, Missouri.







EPHRAIM TROTTER was born February 3, 1812 in North Carolina, and died February 22, 1875 in Missouri. He married CAROLINE ROBINETT LOFTIN, daughter of JOSEPH ROBINETT and SARAH JOHNS, December 19, 1847 in Franklin County, Missouri. She was born November 9, 1829 in Missouri, and died October 1, 1922 in Missouri.

Notes: On page 6 of the 1870 census for Bentan in Christian County, Missouri (dated August 6, 1870), Eprim Trotter is listed as the head of the household for house #43, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Caraline (born in Missouri, age 40), Martha (born in Missouri, age 20), Sarah E. (born in Missouri, age 18), George W. (born in Missouri, age 17), Annor D. (female, born in Missouri, age 13), Joseph S. (born in Missouri, age 10), Margret C. (born in Missouri, age 12), Charles O. (born in Missouri, age 8), William H. (born in Missouri, age 6), Eprim F. (born in Missouri, age 3), and Almed A. (female, born in Missouri, age 1).

    The children of EPHRAIM TROTTER and CAROLINE LOFTIN are:

    1. MARTHA TROTTER, b. 1850, Missouri.
    2. SARAH ELIZABETH TROTTER, b. August 1853, Missouri, d. April 3, 1946, m. FRANCIS MARION FITZGERALD.
    3. GEORGE W. TROTTER, b. 1853, Missouri.
    4. ANNOR D. TROTTER, b. 1857, Missouri.
    5. MARGARET C. TROTTER, b. 1858, Missouri.
    6. JOSEPH S. TROTTER, b. 1860, Missouri.
    7. CHARLES O. TROTTER, b. 1862, Missouri.
    8. WILLIAM H. TROTTER, b. 1864, Missouri.
    9. EPHRAIM F. TROTTER, b. 1867, Missouri.
    10. ALMED A. TROTTER, b. 1869, Missouri.







FRANCIS MARION FITZGERALD, son of HARTWELL MARABLE FITZGERALD and AMANDA MARIAH BOWEN, was born February 22, 1848 in Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri, and died April 17, 1915 in Douglas County, Missouri. He married (1) LYDIA ANN SMITH December 14, 1866. She died February 2, 1875. He married (2) SARAH ELIZABETH TROTTER, daughter of EPHRAIM TROTTER and CAROLINE ROBINETT LOFTIN, December 24, 1876 in Douglas County, Missouri. She was born in August of 1853 in Missouri, and died April 3, 1946.

Notes: On page 5 of the 1880 census for District 27 (Lincoln Township) in Douglas County, Missouri (dated June 12, 1880), Francis M. Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #32, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, parents born in Tennessee, and he's 32 years old. Also listed ar Sarah E. (relationship blank, born in Missouri, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Missouri, age 27), Martha E. (relationship blank, born in Missouri, age 2), Mary F. (relationship blank, born in Missouri, age 1), and Ephraim E. (relationship blank, born in March of 1880 in Missouri, age 2 months).

On page 29 of the 1880 census for District 241 (Corydon) in Wayne County, Iowa (dated June 1 & 2, 1880), Francis' children from his first marriage can be found living with his parents. H. M. Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #276, his occupation is listed as "peddling medicine," he's born in Tennessee, white, parents born in Tennessee, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are A. M. (wife, mulatto, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, age 64), Jos. A. (son, mulatto, single, farmer, born in Missourie, age 29), Thos. H. (grandson, mulatto, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, age 12), Albert (grandson, born in Iowa, parents born in Missouri, age 11), Ida J. (granddaughter, born in Iowa, parents born in Missouri, age 9), and Wm. M. [William] (grandson, born in Iowa, parents born in Missouri, age 6). They are living next to daughter Orleana.

On page 44 of the 1885 Iowa State census for Corydon in Wayne County, Iowa, Francis' children are still found living with their grandparents. H. M. Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #96, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are A. M. ("C" under the "color" column, born in Missouri, age 70), Joseph (single, born in Missouri, age 34), Thomas (born in Wayne County, age 17), Albert (born in Wayne County, age 15), Ida J. (born in Wayne County, age 13), and William M. (born in Wayne County, age 11). They are living next to daughter Orleana.

On page 17 of the 1900 census for District 159 (Lincoln Township) in Douglas County, Missouri (dated June 28, 1900), Francis Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #367, he's a farmer, born in February of 1848 in Missouri, parents born in Tennessee, married for 23 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (wife, born in August of 1853 in Missouri, father in North Carolina, mother born in Missouri, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 46), Martha E. (daughter, single, not working, born in September of 1877 in Missouri, age 22), Mary F. (daughter, single, not working, born in October of 1878 in Missouri, age 21), Ephriam E. (son, born in March of 1880 in Missouri, age 20), Margaret D. (daughter, born in April of 1882 in Missouri, age 18), Arthur W. (son, born in October of 1883 in Missouri, age 16), Lydia A. (daughter, born in March of 1885 in Missouri, age 15), Sarah N. (daughter, born in October of 1886 in Missouri, age 13), Walter H. (son, born in June of 1888 in Missouri, age 11), and John R. (son, born in August of 1890 in Missouri, age 9).

On page 12 of the 1895 Iowa State census for Corydon in Wayne County, Iowa, 2 of the children are still found with their grandparents. Hartwell M. Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farmer, white, he was a Sargent in Regiment 23 Company D in Iowa during the "War of the Rebellion," born in Tennessee, his religion is Methodist, and he's 73 years old. Also listed are Manda M. (colored, Baptist, born in East Tennessee, age 80), Joseph (farmer, single, colored, born in Missouri, age 43), Albert (laborer, colored, born in Wayne County, Iowa, age 43), and Ida (colored, born in Missouri, age 23).

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 52 (Spencer Township) in Douglas County, Missouri (dated April 18, 1910), Frank M. Fitzgerald is listed sa the head of the household for house #30, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, parents born unknown, married for 35 years, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (wife, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 56 [hard to read]), Arthur W. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Missouri, age 26), Lydia A. (daughter, single, not working, born in Missouri, age 24), Sarah N. (daughter, single, not working, born in Missouri, age 22), Walter H. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Missouri, age 21), and Robert J. (son, born in Missouri, age 20).

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 60 (Spencer Township) in Douglas County, Missouri (dated February 23, 1920), Elizabeth Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the household for house #16, she's widowed, not working, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, and she's 72 years old. Also listed are Arthur (son, single, farm laborer, born in Missouri, age 34), Robert (son, single, farm laborer, born in Missouri, age 28), James A. Largen (son-in-law, head of family #19, farmer, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, age 48), Mary Largen (daughter, born in Missouri, father born in Missouri, mother born in Iowa, age 40), and Madeline E. (granddaughter, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, age 7).

    The children of FRANCIS FITZGERALD and LYDIA SMITH are:

    1. THOMAS HARTWELL FITZGERALD, b. January 28, 1868, Douglas County, Missouri, d. May 6, 1945, Douglas County, Missouri.
    2. JOSEPH ALBERT FITZGERALD, b. April 30, 1869, Iowa, d. January 26, 1928, Douglas County, Missouri.
    3. IDA JANE FITZGERALD, b. September 12, 1871, Iowa, d. November 23, 1911, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, Iowa.
    4. WILLIAM M. FITZGERALD, b. 1874, Iowa, d. July 25, 1930.

    The children of FRANCIS FITZGERALD and SARAH TROTTER are:

    1. MARTHA E. FITZGERALD, b. September 1877, Missouri.
    2. MARY F. FITZGERALD, b. October 1878, Missouri.
    3. EPHRAIM E. FITZGERALD, b. March 1880, Missouri.
    4. MARGARET D. FITZGERALD, b. April 1882, Missouri.
    5. ARTHUR W. FITZGERALD, b. October 1883, Missouri.
    6. LYDIA A. FITZGERALD, b. March 1885, Missouri.
    7. SARAH N. FITZGERALD, b. October 1886, Missouri.
    8. WALTER H. FITZGERALD, b. June 1888, Missouri.
    9. JOHN ROBERT FITZGERALD, b. August 3, 1890, Ongo, Douglas County, Missouri, d. July 3, 1975, Seymour, Webster County, Missouri, m. DORA EUNICE LEE.







JOHN ROBERT FITZGERALD, son of FRANCIS MARION FITZGERALD and SARAH ELIZABETH TROTTER, was born August 3, 1890 in Ongo, Douglas County, Missouri, and died July 3, 1975 in Seymour, Webster County, Missouri. He married DORA EUNICE LEE, June 20, 1921. She was born June 27, 1902 in Missouri, and died December 8, 1971 in Placer County, California.

Notes: When John Robert Fitzgerald's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Douglas County, Missouri, he stated that he was a farmer in Ongo, Missouri, that he was single, that he was employed by his mother, and that he was born August 3, 1891 in Ongo, Douglas County. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had light blue eyes and red hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John Fitzgerald was born August 3, 1890, and died in July of 1975. He received his Social Security card in between 1956 and 1958 in Missouri, and his last place of residence was in Seymour, Webster County, Missouri.

According to California death record transcripts, Dora E. Fitzgerald was born June 27, 1902 in Missouri, and died December 8, 1971 in Placer County, California.

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 34-20 (Spencer Township) in Douglas County, Missouri (dated April 19, 1930), Robert J. Fitzgerald is listed as the head of the head of the household for house #105, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, first married at age 28, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Eunice D. (wife, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, first married at 18, age 27), Marvin L. (son, born in Missouri, age 7), Arlin F. (son, born in Missouri, age 6), and Melvis R. (daughter, born in Missouri, age 5). They are living next to Robert's brother, Arthur, and their mother is living in that house.

    The children of JOHN FITZGERALD and DORA LEE are:

    1. MARVIN L. FITZGERALD, b. September 21, 1922, Missouri, d. July 19, 1988, Modesto, Stanislaus County, California, m. FERN NEWMAN.
    2. ARLIN FRANCIS FITZGERALD, b. 1924, Missouri.
      Notes: According to California death record transcripts, Arlin Francis Fitzgerald was born December 10, 1923 in Missouri, and died June 1, 1953 in Solano County, California. His mother's maiden name is listed as Lee. Arlin Fitzgerald was a veteran of World War II, enlisting on July 12, 1944 in Missouri.
    3. MELVRINE R. FITZGERALD, b. 1925, Missouri.
    4. SARAH ANN FITZGERALD, b. September 25, 1933, Seymour, Webster County, Missouri, d. September 21, 1990, Stateline, Douglas County, Nevada, buried in South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, California, m. CLINTON LEE PIERCE.
    5. MADONNA AGNES FITZGERALD.
    6. JOHN ROBERT FITZGERALD, b. January 28, 1940, Missouri, d. June 12, 1991, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, m. BARBARA (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to California death record transcripts, John Robert Fitzgerald was born January 28, 1940 in Missouri, and died June 12, 1991 in Sacramento. His mother's maiden name is listed as Lee.
    7. ALICE FITZGERALD, m. EVAN EVANS.

    (This information comes from Carol Pierce Conley, Darlene Fitzgerald Dineley, and other sources)







SAMUEL H. LEE was born about 1795 in Massachusetts. He married AMELIA (unknown last name). She was born about 1796 in Connecticut, and died before 1860.

Notes: Although there's no proof at this time, Samuel Lee is probably a descendant of William and Eunice Hotchkiss Lee of Connecticut. According to Guilford, Connecticut records, William and Eunice had a son by the name of Reuben who was born September 28, 1773. Reuben can be found in Bloomfield, New York in 1800 and is still there in 1850, although it's West Bloomfield then. His birthplace is listed as Connecticut and he's 77 years old. His wife is Lois Hall and she's born in Connecticut and 77 years old, as well. Samuel turns up in the Bloomfield census as the head of a household in 1820. Reuben is on page 7 of that census and Samuel is on page 2. In Reuben's house in 1810, there are 3 males under the house of 10 years old and 1 between 10 and 15. It's possible that the son that's between the ages of 10 and 15 is Samuel.

In the 1800 census for Bloomfield in Ontario County, New York, there is only 1 Lee that is a head of the household and that is Reuben. There are several more in other parts of the county. Reuben is between the ages of 26 and 44.

In the 1810 census for Bloomfield in Ontario County, New York, there are several different Lee families. The heads of household are listed as: William (between the ages of 26 and 44, page 7), Reuben (between 26 and 44, page 7), Jona (45 or over, page 8), Noble (between 26 and 44, page 10), Amos (45 or over, page 14), and George (between 26 and 44, page 14).

On page 2 of the 1820 census for Victor in Ontario County, New York, Samuel Lee is listed as the head of his household. In this house are 1 male between the ages of 16 and 18, 1 male between 16 and 26, 1 male between 26 and 45, 2 females under 10, and 1 famale between 16 and 26.

On page 43 of the 1830 census for Bloomfield in Ontario County, New York, Samuel H. Lee is listed as the head of his household. In this house are 1 male between the ages of 20 and 30, 1 between 30 and 40, 1 female under 5, 1 female between 5 and 10, 2 females between 10 and 15, and 1 female between 30 and 40.

On page 9 of the 1840 census for East Bloomfield in Ontario County, New York, Samuel H. Lee is listed as the head of his household. In this house are 2 males under 5 years old, 1 male between 40 and 50, 2 females between 5 and 10, 1 female between 10 and 15, 2 females between 20 and 30, and 1 female between 40 and 50.

On page 54 of the 1850 census for Victor in Ontario County New York (dated September 17, 1850), Samuel H. Lee is listed as the head of the household for house #401, he's a cooper, born in Massachusetts, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Amelia (born in Connecticut, age 54), Rosannah (born in New York, age 33), Mary C. (born in New York, age 31), Lydia (born in New York, age 22), Miranda (born in New York, age 16), Samuel (born in New York, age 13), and Robert (born in New York, age 10).

On page 22 of the 1860 census for Victor in Ontario County, New York (dated July 9, 1860), Samuel H. Lee is listed as the head of the household for house #162, he's a cooper, born in Massachusetts, and he's 64 years old. Also listed are Rosana H. (born in New York, age 42), Minerva L. (teacher, born in New York, age 24), Samuel H. (farmer, born in New York, age 22), and Robert M. (born in New York, age 20).

On page 11 of the 1870 census for Wayne Township in Cass County, Michigan (dated July 21, 1870), Samuel H. Lee is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's no longer working, born in Massachusetts, and he's 74 years old. Also listed are Rosanna (born in New York, age 52), Minerva L. (born in New York, age 35), and Robert N. (born in New York, age 30). Son Samuel Jr. is in house #89.

    The children of SAMUEL LEE and AMELIA (unknown last name) are:

    1. MARY C. LEE, b. 1819, New York.
    2. LYDIA LEE, b. 1828, New York.
    3. MIRANDA LEE, b. 1834, New York.
    4. SAMUEL H. LEE JR., b. 1836, New York, m. MARY C. (unknown last name).
    5. ROBERT M. LEE, b. 1840, New York.







SAMUEL H. LEE JR., son of SAMUEL H. LEE and AMELIA (unknown last name), was born about 1836 in New York. He married MARY C. (unknown last name). She was born about 1848 in Indiana.

Notes: On page 12 of the 1870 census for Wayne Township in Cass County, Michigan (dated July 21, 1870), Samuel H. Lee is listed as the head of the household for house #89, he's a farmer, born in New York, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Mary C. (born in Indiana, age 22), and Amelia (born in Michigan, age 5 months). Samuel's father is in house #85.

On page 6 of the 1880 census for District 77 (Wayne Township) in Cass County, Michigan (dated June 9, 1880), Samuel H. Lee is listed as the head of the household for house #59, he's a farmer, born in New York, father born in Massachusetts, mother born in Connecticut, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Mary C. (wife, born in Indiana, father born in New York, mother born in New Jersey, age 32), Amelia (daughter, born in Michigan, age 10), John (son, born in Michigan, age 8), and Orin (son, born in Michigan, age 6).

    The children of SAMUEL LEE and MARY (unknown last name) are:

    1. AMELIA LEE, b. January 1870, Michigan, m. JAMES NASH, 1888. He was b. March 1864, Michigan.
    2. JOHN HENRY LEE, b. May 1872, Michigan, m. HELEN MARGARET WALTON.
    3. OREN LEE, b. April 1874, Michigan, m. (1) IDA (unknown last name), 1900. She was b. July 1884, Michigan. He m. (2) CARRIE M. (unknown last name). She was b. 1887, Michigan.
      Notes: Oren Lee and his 1st wife can be found living with his sister in 1900. They are on page 28 of the 1900 census for District 87 (Dowagiac) in Cass County, Michigan. In 1910, Oren is still found living with his sister, but now is single. They're on page 33 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Dowagiac) in Cass County, Michigan. In 1920 Oren is found living with his 2nd wife and their 2 children, Frederick and Millie. They're on page 17 of the 1920 census for District 122 (Dowagiac) in Cass County, Michigan.







EMMA CONLEY, daughter of REBECCA JANE CRACE and GEORGE J. CONLEY, was born January 24, 1891 in Kentucky, and died August 19, 1954 in Letcher County, Kentucky. She married WILLIAM FRED "FRED" BROWN about 1910. He was born about 1890 in Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 79 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Emma Brown died August 19, 1954 in Letcher County at the age of 63. She was living in Letcher County at the time of her death.

On page 80 of the 1920 census for District 59 (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated February 4, 1920), Wm. Brown is listed is listed as the head of the his family, living in house #690, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Ema (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Flosie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Buster (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Archie (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 23 of the 1930 census for District 67-8 (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1930), Fred Brown is listed as the head of the household for family #234 [the houses aren't numbered], he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Emma (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 14, age 32), Buster (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Burbridge (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Archie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On pages 13 & 14 of the 1940 census for District 67-10A (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 4 & 5, 1940), Fred Brown is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a machinist in a machinist shop, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Emma (wife, born in Kentucky, no formal education, age 50), Burbridge (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Darrell (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Buster (son, married, truck driver, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 1 year of high school, age 27), and Melphie Marie (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 21).

    The children of EMMA CONLEY and FRED BROWN are:

    1. FLORENCE "FLOSSIE" BROWN, b. 1911, Kentucky.
    2. BUSTER BROWN, b. November 28, 1913, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. MELPHIE MARIE (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Buster Brown was born November 28, 1913 in Letcher County to Emma Conley.
    3. VEA BROWN, b. March 22, 1916, Letcher County, Kentucky, d. August 26, 1916, Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, buried in Vanover Cemetery, Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Veo Brown was born March 22, 1916 in Letcher County to Emma Conley.
      According to her death certificate, Vea Brown died August 26, 1916 in Jenkins from ileo-colitis. Also on this certificate, her birth date is listed as March 22, 1916, her parents as Wm. Brown (b. Kentucky) and Emma Conley (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Wm. Brown of Jenkins.
    4. ARCHIE BROWN, b. July 4, 1918, Letcher County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Archie Brown was born July 4, 1918 in Letcher County to Emma Conley.
    5. WILLIAM BROWN JR., b. October 9, 1921, Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, d. October 9, 1921, Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, buried in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William Brown II was born October 9, 1921 in Letcher County to Emmie Conley.
      According to his death certificate, "Infant of W. M. Brown" was stillborn on October 9, 1921 in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky. Also on this certificate, his parents are listed as W. M. Brown (b. Kentucky) and Emma Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as W. M. Brown of Jenkins, and the burial place as Jenkins.
    6. BURBRIDGE BROWN, b. 1924, Kentucky.
    7. FRANK BROWN, b. 1926, Letcher County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Frank Brown was born in Letcher County to Edna Conley.
    8. DARRELL BROWN, b. 1934, Letcher County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Darrell Brown was born in Letcher County to Emma Conley.
    9. FLOYD BROWN.







LULA CONLEY, daughter of REBECCA JANE CRACE and GEORGE J. CONLEY, was born February 2, 1894 in Kentucky, died March 23, 1895 in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, and is buried in Jenkins-Payne Gap Cemetery in Payne Gap, Letcher County, Kentucky. She married (1) PRENTICE STANLEY, son of ALFRED STANLEY and LUCINDA ANN COOPER, about 1910. He was born September 20, 1892 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died March 11, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Jesse Borders Cemetery in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married (2) ROBERT CLAY "CLAY" DAVIS, son of JAMES F. DAVIS and MARY ELLEN WILSON. He was born in May of 1896 in Mountain City, Johnson County, Tennessee, died February 17, 1960 in Letcher County, Kentucky, and is buried in Jenkins-Payne Gap Cemetery in Payne Gap, Letcher County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 79 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Tennessee marriage records, James F. Davis married Mary E. Wilson on January 30, 1879 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to his death certificate, James F. Davis "Dropped dead in his home" in Mountain City, Johnson County, Tennessee on September 26, 1942. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Wilkes County, North Carolina, his birth date as November 8, 1860, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Tom Davis (b. Wilkes County, North Carolina) and Martha Shurch (b. Wilkes County), the informant as Clay Davis of Jenkins, Kentucky, and the burial place as Mosley Cemetery in Mountain City.

According to her death certificate, Mary Wilson Davis died January 25, 1932 in Johnson County, Tennessee, from acute nephritis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as July 14, 1854, her marital status as married, her parents as Elijah Wilson (b. Johnson County) and Sarah Fine Shoun (b. Johnson County), and the informant as James F. Davis of Mountain City, Tennessee.

According to his death certificate, there was a baby boy who was stillborn to Clay Davis (b. Tennessee) and Lula Conley (b. Kentucky) on December 17, 1927 in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky. This child was buried in Jenkins.

When Robert Clay Davis' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Tennessee, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Mountain City, Tennessee, that he was married and had 1 child, and that he was born May 31, 1896 in Mountain City. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Lula Davis lived from 1894 to 1985, and was buried in Jenkins-Payne Gap Cemetery in Payne Gap, Letcher County, Kentucky, and that Robert C. Davis lived from 1896 to 1960, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lula Davis was born February 2, 1895, and died in March of 1985. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lula Davis died March 23, 1895 in Letcher County at the age of 91. She was living in Letcher County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, Prentice Stanley died March 11, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Revolver wound of chest." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his parents as Alfred Stanley (b. Kentucky) and Lou Cooper (b. Kentucky), the informant as Alfred Stanley of Lickburg, Kentucky, and the burial place as Jesse Borders Cemetery in Wheelersburg.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Printice Stanley [sic] died March 11, 1917 in Johnson County at the age of 27.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Robert C. Davis died February 17, 1960 in Letcher County at the age of 63. He was living in Letcher County at the time of his death.

On page 15 of the 1900 census for District 100 (Civil District No. 7) in Johnson County, Tennessee (dated June 13, 1900), James Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #131, he's a farmer, born in November of 1860 in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, married for 21 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in July of 1854 in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, married for 21 years, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 45), Minnie (daughter, divorced, born in Tennessee, age 20), Joseph E. (son, laborer for the railroad, born in Tennessee, age 18), Venie E. (daughter, born in Tennessee, age 7), and Robert Clay (son, born in May of 1896 in Tennessee, age 4).

On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 130 (Civil District No. 7) in Johnson County, Tennessee (dated May 2, 1910), James F. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #101, he's a sawyer in a lumber mill, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, 1st marriage, married for 31 years, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Ellen (wife, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 55), Venie (daughter, born in Tennessee, age 16), and Clay (son, born in Tennessee, age 14).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 15 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 12, 1920), Lulie Stanley is listed as the head of the household for house #83, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 25 years old. Also listed are Whiller (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), June (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), Rufes (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Routh (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1 year 2 months).

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 132 (Civil District No. 7) in Johnson County, Tennessee (dated January 2, 1920), Clay Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #4, he's a coal miner, born in Tennessee, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Tennessee, and he's 23 years old. Also liste dare Ida (wife, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, age 19), Dennis B. (son, born in Tennessee, age 3 years 1 month), and Robert L. (son, born in Tennessee, age 1).

On page 24 of the 1930 census for District 67-8 (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1930), R. Clay Davis is listed as the head of family #242 [the houses aren't numbered], he's a coal miner, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, first married at age 19, and he's 33 years old [hard to read]. Also listed are Lula (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 35), Bruce D. (son, born in Virginia, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, age 13), Robert L. (son, born in Tennessee, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, age 11), Anna F. (daughter, born in Tennessee, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, age 9), James D. (son, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, age 0 months), Wheeler Stanley (step-son, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), June Stanley (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), Rufus Stanley (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Harold Stanley (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 19 of the 1940 census for District 67-10A (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 5. 1940), Clay Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #168, he's a trackman in the coal mines, born in Tennessee, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Lula (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 46), Anna (daughter, born in Tennessee, age 19), Don (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Thomas E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

    The children of LULA CONLEY and PRENTICE STANLEY are:

    1. WHEELER STANLEY, b. March 21, 1912, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wheeler Stanley was born March 21, 1912 in Magoffin County to Luley Conley.
    2. JUNE STANLEY, b. March 31, 1914, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, June Stanley was born March 31, 1914 in Magoffin County to Lulu Conley.
    3. RUFUS B. STANLEY, b. June 21, 1916, Floyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Rufus B. Stanley was born June 21, 1916 in Floyd County to Lula Conley.
    4. RUTH STANLEY, b. 1918, Kentucky.
    5. HAROLD STANLEY, b. 1922, Kentucky.

    The children of LULA CONLEY and CLAY DAVIS are:

    1. CLAY DAVIS JR., b. September 9, 1925, Letcher County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clay Davis II was born September 9, 1925 in Letcher County to Lula Conley.
    2. JAMES DONALD DAVIS, b. 1929, Letcher County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James D. Davis was born in Letcher County to Lula Conley.
    3. THOMAS EUGENE DAVIS, b. 1934, Letcher County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Thomas E. Davis was born in Letcher County to Lula Conley.







SOLA CONLEY, daughter of REBECCA JANE CRACE and GEORGE J. CONLEY, was born December 12, 1897 in Kentucky, died July 8, 1979 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, and is buried in Johnson Memorial Cemetery in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky. She married ANDREW F. JOHNSON, son of PLEASANT L. JOHNSON and SARAH A. (unknown last name), about 1920. He was born August 2, 1892 in Kentucky, died May 4, 1959 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, and is buried in Johnson Memorial Cemetery in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 79 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. In that book it says that Sola Conley was born December 12, 1897, and died July 8, 1979. She married (1) Otis Collins, and their child was Ernest Collins (deceased). She married (2) Andrew Johnson, who was born August 2, 1892, and died May 4, 1959. Their children were Lois Johnson and James B. Johnson. No other evidence of Sola marrying Otis Collins could be found.

Sarah Johnson's maiden name was reportedly Sarah Ann Vaughn.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones shows that Sola Johnson lived from December 12, 1897 to July 8, 1979, and was buried in Johnson Memorial Cemetery in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky, and that Andy Johnson lived from August 2, 1892 to May 4, 1959, and was buried in the same cemetery. Andy's headstone also shows that he was a private first class in Co. G. 17 Infantry in World War I.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Sola Johnson was born December 12, 1897, and died in July of 1979. She received her Social Security card in 1964 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in West Milton, Miami County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Sola Johnson was born about 1898 in Kentucky, and died July 8, 1979 on Grandview Hospital in Dayton, Montgomery County, at the age of 81. She was widowed at the time of her death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Andrew Johnson was born about 1893, and died May 4, 1959 in Dayton, Montgomery County, at the age of 66. He was married at the time of his death.

On June 2, 1959, Sola Johnson filled out an application for a veteran headstone for Andy Johnson. On that application it says that Andy served from July 14, 1918 to January 23, 1919, and was honorably discharged. He served in Army Co. G. 17th Infantry. It also shows that he was born August 2, 1892, died May 4, 1959, and was buried in Johnson Memorial Park in Pikeville, Kentucky.

On page 25 of the 1900 census for District 152 (Racoon) in Laurel County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 1900), Pleas. Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #212, he's a farmer, born in June of 1854 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Sarah A. (wife, born in January of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 40), Andrew F. (son, born in August of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), McKinley (son, born in September of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), John B. (son, born in August of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), and Nancy A. Rader (step-daughter, born in December of 1886 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13). Sarah was reportedly 1st married first to Laurel Wilkerson Rader.

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 63-16 (Pittsburg) in Laurel County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Andy Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #22, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Sola (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 31), and Lois (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 67-10A (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1940), Andy Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's a motorman [in the coal mines], born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Zola (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 39), J. B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Mary Francis Conley (niece, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, age 16). Mary is the daughter of Sola's sister, Dolly.

    The children of SOLA CONLEY and ANDREW JOHNSON are:

    1. LOIS JOHNSON, b. 1922, Letcher County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lois Johnson was born in Letcher County to Zola Conley.
    2. JAMES B. JOHNSON, b. 1930, Laurel County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James B. Johnson was born in in Laurel County to Sola Johnson.







JOHN HENRY LEE, son of SAMUEL H. LEE JR. and MARY C. (unknown last name), was born in May of 1872 in Michigan. He married HELEN MARGARET WALTON, daughter of THOMAS COWDEN WALTON and HELEN JOSEPHINE RATHBONE. Helen Walton married (1) CALVIN GRAY. She married (3) JOSEPH WESLEY MECUM. He was born about 1879 in Nebraska.

Notes: Calvin Gray is probably the son of Charles Monroe Gray and Sarah Elizabeth Stephenson. He was born February 4, 1881 in Albion, Cassia County, Idaho, and died February 26, 1947 in Burley, Cassia County, Idaho. It's not clear if Helen and Calvin were married or not. In the 1930 census, Calvin is found with his 2nd wife, Pearl Emily Howell, and he claims that he was first married about 1915, as does Pearl.

On page 13 of the 1900 census for District 143 (Soda Springs) in Bannock County, Idaho (undated), John Lee is listed as the head of the household for house #140, he's an iron molder, single, born in May of 1872 in Michigan, father born in New York, mother born in Indiana, and he's 28 years old. He's living by himself.

On page 14 of the 1900 census for District 34 (Albion) in Cassia County, Idaho (dated June 9, 1900), Thomas C. Walton is listed as the head of the household forhouse #120, he's a farmer, born in May of 1851 in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, married for 26 years, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Helen J. (wife, born in December of 1854 in Iowa, father born in Illinois, mother born in Ohio, married for 26 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 45), Wesley E. (son, single, farm laborer, born in February of 1877 in Kansas, age 23), Thomas E. (son, born in February of 1882 in Idaho, age 18), Robert S. (son, born in June of 1884 in Idaho, age 15), Helen J. (daughter, born in May of 1886 in Idaho, age 14), Jesse L. (son, born in March of 1889 in Idaho, age 11), Harrie (son, born in October of 1891 in Idaho, age 8), Willis E. (son, born in June of 1884 in Idaho, age 5), and Minnie B. (daughter, born in August of 1897 in Idaho, age 2).

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 34 (Albion) in Cassia County, Idaho (dated June 5, 1900), Sarah E. Gray is listed as the head of the household for house #71, she's a farmer, born in February of 1844 in Missouri, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Tennessee, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, and she's 55 years old. Also listed are Peter (son, farm laborer, born in July of 1879 in Idaho, parents born in Missouri, age 20), Calvin (son, born in February of 1881 in Idaho, parents born in Missouri, age 19), Lizzie E. (daughter, born in June of 1883 in Idaho, parents born in Missouri, age 16), Carrie (daughter, born in September of 1887 in Idaho, parents born in Missouri, age 12), and Nora M. (daughter, born in December of 1889 in Idaho, parents born in Missouri, age 10).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 108 (Albion) in Cassia County, Idaho (dated April 19, 1910), John Lee is listed as the head of the household for house #94, he's a farmer, born in Michigan, father born in the United States, mother born in Michigan, 1st marriage, married for 4 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Helen (wife, born in Idaho, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Iowa, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 24), Calvin (son, born in Idaho, age 6), Cal [?] (son, born in Idaho, age 6), and Lloyyd [sic] (son, born in Idaho, age 3). They are living next to Helen's parents. The children are from Ethel's first marriage.

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 270 (Burley) in Cassia County, Idaho (dated February 24, 1920), John Lee is listed as the head of the household for house #95, he's a farmer, born in Michigan, father born in New York, mother born in Indiana, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Helen (wife, born in Idaho, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Iowa, and she's 32 years old. Also listed are Calvin (son, born in Idaho, age 17), Loyd (son, born in Idaho, age 14), Ethel (daughter, born in Idaho, age 9), and Thomas (son, born in Idaho, age 6).

On page 28 of the 1930 census for District 50-24 (Modesto) in Stanislaus County, California (dated April 25 & 26, 1930), Joseph W. Mecum is listed as the head of the household for house #277, he's an automobile tire salesman, born in Nebraska, parents born in the United States, first married at age 22, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Helen M. (wife, born in Idaho, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in [?], first married at 16, age 44), and Thomas L. (son, born in Idaho, father born in Nebraska, mother born in Idaho, age 16).

    The children of JOHN LEE and HELEN WALTON are:

    1. ETHEL LEE, b. July 26, 1912, Idaho, d. December 1, 1995, Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington, m. (1) HOYET CLINTON PIERCE, m. (2) LINCOLN J. BLANFIELD.
    2. THOMAS LEE, b. 1914, Idaho.







DAISY CONLEY, daughter of REBECCA JANE CRACE and GEORGE J. CONLEY, was born August 15, 1904 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died December 21, 1981 in Annandale, Fairfax County, Virginia, and is buried in Johnson Memorial Cemetery in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky. She married JOSEPH CARL "CARL" JOHNSON, son of WILLIAM ZEDIAR "ZEDIAR" JOHNSON and MARTHA (unknown last name), August 30, 1926 in Burdine, Letcher County, Kentucky. He was born July 18, 1901 in Toecane, Mitchell County, North Carolina, died November 26, 1977 in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, and is buried in Johnson Memorial Cemetery in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society (page 79), Daisy Conley was born August 15, 1904 in Leatha, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died December 21, 1981 in Annandale, Fairfax County, Virginia, and was buried in Johnson Cemetery in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky. She married Joseph Carl Johnson at the home of Dean Conley in Burdine, Letcher County, on August 30, 1926. He was born July 18, 1901 in Toecane, Mitchell County, North Carolina, died November 26, 1977 in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky (although in parenthesis it says "Wise Co. VA Hospital), and was buried in Johnson Cemetery in Pikeville, Kentucky.

According to his death certificate, William Zediar Johnson died April 22, 1950 in Toecane, Mitchell County, North Carolina, from cardiovascular heart disease, congestive heart failure, and nephritis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Mitchell County, his birth date as November 14, 1878, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as store clerk, his parents as William Johnson and Eliza Gouge, the informant as Mrs. Ernest Johnson of Toecane, and the burial place as Johnson Cemetery in Toecane.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Daisy C. Johnson lived from 1904 to 1981, and was buried in Johnson Memorial Cemetery in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky, and that Joseph Carl Johnson lived from 1901 to 1977, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Daisy Johnson was born August 15, 1904, and died in December of 1981. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Carl Johnson was born July 18, 1901, and died in November of 1977. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Carl Johnson died November 26, 1977 in Virginia at the age of 76. He was living in Letcher County at the time of his death.

On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 138 (Bakersville) in Mitchell County, North Carolina (dated April 27, 1910), Zedar W. Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #142, he's a laborer for the railroad, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, 1st marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 27), Carl (son, born in North Carolina, age 8), Clifford (son, born in North Carolina, age 5), and Clyde (son, born in North Carolina, age 3).

On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 181 (Bakersville) in Mitchell County, North Carolina (dated January 17 & 19, 1920), Zedar Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #148, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, 37), Carlie (son, laborer in a rubber plant, born in North Carolina, age 18), Clifford (son, laborer in a lumber plant, born in North Carolina, age 15), Clyde (son, born in North Carolina, age 13), Jack (son, born in North Carolina, age 10), and Nora (daughter, born in North Carolina, age 8).

On page 15 of the 1930 census for District 67-8 (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Carl Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #148, he's a motorman in the coal mines, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, first married at age 25, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Daisy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 24), Claydeane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 4 months), and William (brother, single, loader [in the coal mines], born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, age 23).

On page 6 of the 1940 census for District 67-10A (Jenkins) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1940), Carl Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a motorman in the coal mines, born in North Carolia, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Daisy (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 34), Claydene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Billy Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Robert Carl (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Rebecca Conley (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 7th grade education, age 76).

    The children of DAISY CONLEY and JOSEPH JOHNSON are:

    1. CLAYDENE JOHNSON, b. 1927, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. CHARLES ARMOND HASS.
    2. BILLY WAYNE JOHNSON, b. 1930, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. RUBY CASTLE.
    3. ROBERT CARL JOHNSON, b. 1932, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. NICKI JO WHITAKER.







HOYET CLINTON PIERCE, son of MARKUS LEPHETT PIERCE and MARY ELIZABETH SHELTON was born January 19, 1905 in Honey Grove, Fannin County, Texas, and died February 23, 1967 in Selah, Yakima County, Washington. He married ETHEL LEE, daughter of JOHN HENRY LEE and HELEN MARGARET WALTON, February 17, 1930 in San Luis Obispo County, California. She was born July 26, 1912, and died December 1, 1995 in Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington. Ethel Lee Pierce married (2) LINCOLN J. BLANFIELD, son of JAMES BLANFIELD and ELIZABETH (unknown last name), about 1983. He was born July 17, 1902 in Washington, and died March 27, 1991 in Selah, Yakima County, Washington.

Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Hoyet Pierce was born January 19, 1905, and died in February of 1967. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Washington, and his last place of residence was in Selah, Yakima County, Washington.

According to Washington death record transcripts, Ethel L. Blanfield died December 1, 1995 in Yakima City at the age of 84.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lincoln J. Blanfield was born July 17, 1902, and died March 27, 1991 in Selah, Yakima County, Washington. The census records for 1910, 1920 and 1930 all show him to be born about 1906.

    The child of HOYET PIERCE and ETHEL LEE is:

    1. CLINTON LEE PIERCE, m. SARAH ANN FITZGERALD.







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