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JOHN B. RICE, son of HARRY B. RICE and CHLOE MAY, was born February 24, 1919 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died in January of 1986 in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, and is buried in Cook's Prairie Cemetery in Clarendon, Calhoun County, Michigan. He married BEATRICE MAY, daughter of DORA ELLEN MAY and (unknown). She was born May 28, 1919 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 8, 1992 in Michigan, and is buried in Cook's Prairie Cemetery in Clarendon, Calhoun County, Michigan.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John Rice was born February 24, 1919 in Johnson County to Chloe May.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Beatrice May was born May 28, 1919 in Johnson County to Dora May.

A photo of his headstone in Cook's Prairie Cemetery shows that John B. Rice lived from 1919 to 1986.

A photo of her headstone in Cook's Prairie Cemetery shows that Beatrice Rice lived from 1919 to 1992.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John Rice was born February 17, 1919, and died in January of 1986. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Beatrice Rice was born May 28, 1919, and died March 8, 1992. She received her Social Security card in 1970 in Michigan.

On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 32-5 (Biglick) in Hancock County, Ohio (dated April 25, 1940), Harry Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #171, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he was living in Johnson County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Chloe (wife, born in Kentucky, 3rd grade education, age 39), Paul (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Pearl (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Zell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), John (son, married, laborer in a muck drying plant, born in Kentucky, 1 year of high school, age 21), Beatrice (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, she was living in Johnson County, Kentucky, in 1935, 2 years of high school, age 20), James (grandson, birthplace blank, age 1), Mary (granddaughter, birthplace blank, age 6 months), Dorsey Higgins (son-in-law, married, laborer on an onion farm, born in Kentucky, he was living in Magoffin County, Kentucky, in 1935, 1 year of high school, age 21), and Irene Higgins (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, 3 years of high school, age 18).

    The children of JOHN RICE and BEATRICE MAY are:

    1. JAMES RICE, b. 1938.
    2. MARY RICE, b. 1939.







GEORGE B. SPRADLIN, son of HAMILTON SWEATNAM SPRADLIN and MARTHA JANE LEMASTER. was born November 10, 1877 in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 7, 1960 in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Spradlin Cemetery in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married CHARITY ADAMS, daughter of WILLIAM J. ADAMS and RACHEL BALDWIN, August 6, 1896 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born July 18, 1876 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died April 16, 1955 in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Spradlin Cemetery in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 494 & 498 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. According to that book Charity Adams and her brother John were raised by Mary Jane Fairchild and Daniel Spradlin after their parents died.

Charity Adams was the sister of George Washington Adams, and of John Quincy Adams, who married Jincy Lou Caudill, daughter of Elizabeth Spradlin and William Benjamin Caudill. George and Charity had 3 sons that married into the Jesse and Cynthia Blair Arms family.

According to Kentucky birth records, Charity Adams was born July 18, 1876 in Johnson County to Wm. J. Adams (b. Virginia) and Rachael Baldwin (b. Kentucky).

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, George B. Spradlin (age 19) married Charity Adams (age 19) on August 6, 1896 in Johnson County.

When George B. Spradlin's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Denver, Johnson County, that his closest relative was "Charity Spradlin, Wife" of Denver, and that he was born November 10, 1877. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had black eyes and black hair.

According to his obituary, George B. Spradlin (age 82), son of the late H. S. and Jane Lemaster Spradlin, was a retired farmer and sawmill operator in Denver, Kentucky, where he was a lifelong resident. He was born November 10, 1877 in Denver, died September 7, 1960 after an extended illness, and was buried in Spradlin Cemetery in Denver. He was preceded in death by his wife, Charity Spradlin, on April 16, 1955. He was survived by 8 sons, Irvin Spradlin (of Paintsville), Wayne Spradlin (Collista, Kentucky), Clemons Spradlin (Denver), Albert Spradlin (Denver), Earl Spradlin (Denver), Walter Spradlin (Denver), Raymond Spradlin (Denver), and Georgia Spradlin (Denver); 1 daughter, Mrs. Mary Jane Picklesimer (Denver); 1 brother, Chalmer Spradlin (West Van Lear, Kentucky); and 1 sister, Mrs. Minnie May (Leander, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, George B. Spradlin died September 7, 1960 in Johnson County at the age of 82. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Charity Adams Spradlin (age 77), daughter of the late William and Rachel Adams, was a lifelong resident of Johnson County. She was born July 19, 1877, died April 16, 1955 at home in Denver following a long illness, with the death being attributed to a stroke, and was buried in the family cemetery in Denver. She was survived by her husband, George B. Spradlin; 8 sons, Clemons Spradlin, Albert Spradlin, Wayne Spradlin, Earl Spradlin, Walter Spradlin, Raymond Spradlin, Georgia Spradlin (all of Denver), and Irvin Spradlin (Paintsville); 1 daughter, Mrs. Mary Jane Picklesimer (Denver); and 1 brother, George Adams. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Charity Spradlin died April 16, 1955 in Johnson County at the age of 77. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 13 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1880), William J. Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #222, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Rachel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, age 29), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Charity (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and John (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 14 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 6, 1900), George B. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's a farmer, born in November of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Charity (wife, born in July of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 22), Clemons D. (son, born in April of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Albert F. (son, born in October of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1910), George B. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #23, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Charity (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 32), Clemons D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Earl (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Irvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 7 months). They are living next to a widowed Daniel Spradlin, who raise Charity.

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 38 (Jennies Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 5 & 6, 1920), George B. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #30, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Charity (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 42), Clemons (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Earl 16), Irvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Raymond (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Mary J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 2 months), and George Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 10 months).

On page 34 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 24, 1930), George B. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #277, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Charitie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 52), Wayne (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 28), Irvin (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 22), Ramand (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Mary J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Dora May (niece, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28), and Betrice (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 34 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), George B. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #282, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1940, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 62 years old. Also listed is Charity (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 62).

    The children of GEORGE SPRADLIN and CHARITY ADAMS are:

    1. CLEMONS D. SPRADLIN, b. April 14, 1897, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 28, 1977, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) EDITH JOHNSON, m. (2) SYLVIA ADKINS.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Clemon C. D. Spradlin (age 80), son of George B. and Charity Adams Spradlin, was a resident of Denver, Kentucky, and a former Johnson County surveyor. He was born April 14, 1897 in Johnson County, died June 28, 1977 in Paintsville Hospital after an extended illness, and was buried in Spradlin Cemetery in Denver. He was survived by his wife, Sylvia Adkins Spradlin; 4 brothers, Irvin Spradlin (of Paintsville), Walter Spradlin (Denver), Earl Spradlin (Denver), and Georgie Spradlin (Denver); and 1 sister, Mary Jane Picklesimer (Meally, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. ALBERT F. SPRADLIN, b. October 10, 1898, Kentucky, d. April 29, 1989, Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LYDIA ARMS, daughter of JESSE ARMS and CYNTHIA A. BLAIR, November 19, 1919, Johnson County, Kentucky.
    3. WAYNE SPRADLIN, b. 1900, Kentucky, d. February 26, 1972, Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. VEVA RICE.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Wayne Spradlin (age 70), son of the late George B. and Charity Adams Spradlin, was a retired miner and farmer. He died February 26, 1972 at home in Hager Hill, and was buried in the family cemetery in Hager Hill. He was survived by his wife, Veva Rice Spradlin; 7 sons, Raleigh Spradlin (of Hager Hill), Irvin Spradlin (Paintsville), Albert Spradlin (Denver, Kentucky), Earl Spradlin (Denver, Kentucky), Georgia Spradlin (Denver, Kentucky), Clemons Spradlin (Denver, Kentucky), and Walter Spradlin (Denver, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. IRVIN SPRADLIN, b. Kentucky, m. ETHEL PELPHREY.
    5. WALTER SPRADLIN, b. September 25, 1909, Kentucky, d. July 7, 1993, m. RUIE ARMS.
    6. MARY JANE SPRADLIN, b. September 3, 1915, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 28, 1977, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DENNIS PICKLESIMER.
    7. RAYMOND SPRADLIN, b. October 19, 1911, Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 19, 1962, Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GRACIE CAUDILL.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Raymond Spradlin (age 53), son of the late George B. and Charity Adams Spradlin, was a lifelong resident of Denver, Kentucky. He was born October 19, 1911, died December 19, 1962 in a local hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery in Denver. He was survived by his wife, Gracie Caudill Spradlin; 1 son, Randall Spradlin (Berea, Ohio); 5 daughters, Mrs. Charlestine Hayden (Denver), Pamella Spradlin (Denver), Ramona Spradlin (Denver), Mrs. Pansy Preston (Cynthiana, Kentucky), and Mrs. Angie Preston (Cynthiana, Kentucky); 6 brothers, Clemmons Spradlin (Denver), Albert Spradlin (Denver), Earl Spradlin (Denver), Walter Spradlin (Denver), Wayne Spradlin (Collista, Kentucky), and Irvin Spradlin (Paintsville); and 2 sisters, Georgia Spradlin [mistake - brother] and Mrs. Mary Jane Picklesimer (Meally, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    8. GEORGE B. "SHORTY" SPRADLIN JR., b. February 15, 1918, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 11, 2006, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BETSY "BETTY" ADKINS.
      Notes: According to his obituary, George B. "Shorty" Jr. (age 88), son of the late George B. and Charity Adams Spradlin, was a carpenter. He was born February 15, 1918 in Johnson County, died September 11, 2006 in Highland Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, and was buried in Lakeview Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was preceded in death by 7 brother and 2 sisters. He was survived by his wife, Betsy "Betty" Adkins Spradlin (of Denver, Kentucky); 1 son, William Bennett "Bill" Spradlin (Manassas, Virginia); 4 daughters, Georgia B. Fallon (Paintsville), Betsy Ann Spradlin (Denver), Nan Spradlin (Denver), and Patsy Vanhoose (Dayton, Ohio); 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    9. MAY SPRADLIN, d. 1906, Kentucky.
    10. EARL SPRADLIN, b. August 2, 1903, Kentucky, d. 1981, m. MARY ARMS, daughter of JESSE ARMS and CYNTHIA A. BLAIR.







BERTHA L. RICE, daughter of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN RICE and EMILY J. MAY, was born October 6, 1894 in Kentucky, died December 13, 1977 in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, and is buried in Wenatchee Cemetery in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington. She married WILLIAM LESTER MAY, son of HENRY CLAY MAY and MARY ANGELINE WILSON, November 4, 1914. He was born March 18, 1893 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died December 1, 1975 in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, and is buried in Wenatchee Cemetery in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington.

Notes: William Lester May was the brother of Celia Rebecca May and Anna Mary May.

When William Lester May's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Yuma County, Colorada, he stated that he was a carpenter working for W. T. Walker in Wray, Colorado, that he was married and had a baby, and that he was born March 18, 1893 in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was found to be tall, of slight build, and he had brown eyes and brown hair.

A photo of their headstone in Wenatchee Cemetery shows that Bertha L May lived from 1894 to 1977, and that William Lester May from 1893 to 1975. It also shows that they were married November 4, 1914.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bertha May was born October 6, 1894, and died in December of 1977. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Washington, and her last place of residence was in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington.

According to Washington death record transcripts, Bertha L. May was born about 1894, and died December 13, 1977 in Chelan County at the age of 83. She was living in Chelan County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, William May was born March 18, 1893, and died in December of 1975. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Washington, and his last place of residence was in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington.

According to Washington death record transcripts, William L. May was born about 1893, and died December 1, 1975 in Wenatchee at the age of 82. He was living in Wenatchee at the time of his death.

On page 12 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 6, 1900), Henry C. May is listed as the head of the household for house #99, he's a farmer, born in June of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (wife, born in August of 1862 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 37), Flora O. (daughter, born in August of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), Stella (daughter, born in December of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Leonard H. (son, born in July of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), William L. (son, born in March of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Celia R. (daughter, born in August of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and Winfield Cornett (servant, single, farm laborer, born in May of 1871 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 29).

On page 16 of the 1910 census for District 101 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 2, 1910), Henry C. May is listed as the head of the household for house #148, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 27 years, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 47), Stella (daughter, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 21), William L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Celia R. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Walter R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Annie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 312 (Seattle) in King County, Washington (dated January 7 & 8, 1920), W. L. May is listed as the head of the household for house #84, he's a carpenter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 25), Benjamin (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 6 months), Juanita (daughter, born in Colorado, age 2 years 5 months), and Pauline (daughter, born in Washington, age 10 months). Bertha's uncle, Alexander, is in house #77.

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 4-43 (Wenatchee) in Chelan County, Washington (dated April 3, 1930), William L. May is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a carpenter and contractor, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 35), Benjamin L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Juanita (daughter, born in Colorado, age 12), Pauline (daughter, born in Washington, age 11), Virginia L. (daughter, born in Washington, age 8), Mary E. (daughter, born in Washington, age 6), Robert H. (son, born in Washington, age 2 years 2 months), and Alice L. (daughter, born in Washington, age 1 year 1 month).

    The children of BERTHA RICE and WILLIAM MAY are:

    1. BENJAMIN L. MAY, b. June 30, 1916, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Benjiman L. May was born June 30, 1916 in Magoffin County to Bertha Rice.
    2. JUANITA MAY, b. 1917, Colorado.
    3. PAULINE MAY, b. 1919, Washington.
    4. VIRGINIA L. MAY, b. 1922, Washington.
    5. MARY E. MAY, b. 1924, Washington.
    6. ROBERT H. MAY, b. 1928, Washington.
    7. ALICE L. MAY, b. 1929, Washington.
    8. ROBERTA MARIE MAY.
    9. BEVERLY IRENE MAY.

    (This information comes from Jon Kloosterhouse, Margie Louise King, and other sources)







NANCY J. RICE, daughter of PHOEBE FAIRCHILD and ANDREW JACKSON "BLACK JACK" RICE, was born December 5, 1851 in Kentucky, and died after 1910. She married SAMUEL JACKSON MAY, son of DAVID MAY and NANCY POWERS, February 7, 1874 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born August 14, 1852 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died August 12, 1911 in Lakeville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in S. J. Cemetery in Lakeville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Nancy Rice can be found on page 367 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on pages 468 & 469 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Nancy Rice was born December 5, 1851, and married Samuel Jackson May, son of David of Salyersville. Their children were E. Dee May (who married Louise Wheeler), Sola May (married a Day), Frank May (married Roslie Preston), Fred May (married a Harrod), Mintie May (married a Cooper), Laura May (married a Salyer), and Samuel J. May Jr.

Samuel J. May was the brother of Malissa Jane May, Clarinda May, Mary Ann "Polly Ann" May, Thomas Green May, and Emily J. May.

According to Kentucky birth records, Samuel Jackson May was born August 14, 1852 in Floyd County to David May and Nancy Powers.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Samuel J. May (age 21) married Nancy J. Rice (age 21) on February 7, 1874 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, S. J. May died August 12, 1911 in Lakeville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from an absess of the lungs. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as August 14, 1852, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as David May (b. Magoffin County) and Nanc [sic] Power (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Frank May of Salyersville, and the burial place as S. J. May Cemetery.

On page 20 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 1860), Nancy May is listed as the head of the household for house #134, she's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and she's 50 years old. Also listed are Wm. Smith [William Smith May] (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), John W. (born in Kentucky, age 17), Polly A. (born in Kentucky, age 14), Thomas G. (born in Kentucky, age 12), Emily J. (born in Kentucky, age 10), and Saml J. (born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 30 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 30, 1870), Nancy May is listed as the head of the household for house #201, she's not working, born in Kentucky, and she's 60 years old. Also listed are Emily J. (born in Kentucky, age 20), and Samuel J. (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 17).

On page 8 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Precinct 1 - Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1880), Samuel J. May is listed as the head of the household for house #62, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in Kentucky, age 28), David (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Emly [sic] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Thomas G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and John G. Hale (laborer, marital status not listed, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, age 37).

On page 28 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), Samuel J. May is listed as the head of the household for house #249, he's a farmer, born in August of 1852 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 25 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in December of 1851 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 25 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 48), Elliott D. (son, single, school teacher, born in October of 1875 in Kentucky, age 24), Pearlie (daughter, born in October of 1880 in Kentucky, age 19), Mintie (daughter, born in June of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Frank (son, born in June of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Fred (son, born in July of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Laura (daughter, born in April of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), and Samuel (son, born in February of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 110 (Lakeville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 18 & 19, 1910), Samuel J. May is listed as the head of the household for house #32, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 36 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 58), Elliott (son, single, school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 35), Mintie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 25), Frank (son, single, school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 24), Fred (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Laura (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Samuel J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 17).

    The children of NANCY RICE and SAMUEL MAY are:

    1. ELLIOTT DAVID MAY, b. October 31, 1874, Kentucky, d. June 13, 1934, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. NANCY LOUISE WHEELER.
    2. EMILY MAY, b. 1876, Kentucky, d. before 1900.
    3. THOMAS G. MAY, b. 1878, Kentucky, d. before 1900.
    4. PEARL ELIZABETH MAY, b. November 20, 1880, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. April 10, 1931, Gifford, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Gifford, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. GEORGE WASHINGTON "WASH" MAY.
    5. MINTIE L. MAY, b. February 16, 1883, Kentucky, d. July 12, 1968, Piketon, Pike County, Ohio, buried in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio, m. E. LINWOOD "LINNIE" COOPER.
    6. JOHN FRANK MAY, b. July 31, 1885, Kentucky, m. ROSALIE PRESTON.
    7. FRED W. MAY, b. July 1888, Kentucky, d. July 31, 1961, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, m. BERTHA JACKSON HOWARD.
    8. LAURA A. MAY, b. April 8, 1890, Kentucky, d. August 27, 1985, Piketon, Pike County, Ohio, m. WARREN PRENTISS JACKSON.
    9. SAMUEL J. MAY, b. February 27, 1893, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. December 1, 1985, West Virginia, m. MAURINE SPURLOCK.







ELLIOTT DAVID MAY, son of NANCY J. RICE and SAMUEL JACKSON MAY, was born October 31, 1874 in Kentucky, died June 13, 1934 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married NANCY LOUISE WHEELER, daughter of MARTIN VAN BUREN WHEELER and SARAH JUSTICE. She was born July 14, 1886 in Kentucky, died May 10, 1972 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Martin Van Buren Wheeler died March 10, 1923 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from bronchial pneumonia and influenza. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as August 29, 1850, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as John B. Wheeler (b. Johnson County) and Nancy Wheeler (b. Johnson County), the informant as M. D. Wheeler of Paintsville, and the burial place as Hood Fork Blaine.

According to her death certificate, Sarah Justice Wheeler died June 18, 1941 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from senility and stomach problems. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as May 23, 1846, her husband as M. V. Wheeler, her parents as Samuel Justice (b. Kentucky) and Mary Craft (b. Kentucky, the informant as M. Q. Wheeler of Paintsville, and the burial place as Winifred, Kentucky.

Mrs. Louise May from Ashland is listed as a surviving sister in her brother Dr. C. C. Wheeler's obituary when he died in 1951, in her brother Dr. W. H. Wheeler's when he died in 1956, and in her sister Julia Ann Wheeler Dempsey's when she died in 1951.

When Elliott D. May's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Salyersville, Magoffin County, that his closest relative was Louise May of Salyersville, and that he was born October 31, 1874. He was found to be tall and stout, and he had light brown eyes and light brown hair.

According to his death certificate, Elliott D. May died June 13, 1934 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from a cerebral embolism. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as October 31, 1874, his marital status as married, his wife as Louise Wheeler-May, his occupation as traveling salesman, his parents as Samuel J. May (b. Kentucky) and Nancy Rice (b. Kentucky), the informant as Louise May of Paintsville, and the burial place as Salyersville.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Elliott D. May died June 13, 1934 in Johnson County at the age of 59.

A photo of her headstone shows that Louise Wheeler May lived from 1886 to 1972.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Louise May was born July 14, 1886, and died in May of 1972. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Louise W. May died May 10, 1972 in Boyd County at the age of 85.. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

On page 16 of the 1900 census for District 42 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Martin Wheeler is listed as the head of the household for house #144, he's a farmer, born in August of 1850 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 30 years, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in May of 1846 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 30 years, she's given birth to 11 children and 10 are still living, age 54), Clinton (son, single, farm laborer, birth month, year, and age are blank, born in Kentucky), Julia (daughter, born in June of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Lou (daughter, born in July of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Martin (son, born in April of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), and Larry S. (son, born in September of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 77 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Martin V. Wheeler is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 41 years, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 63), Nancy L. (daughter, single, school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 23), Samuel (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), William H. (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), and Madge (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 68 (Salyersville) Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 5, 1920), Elliott D. May is listed as the head of the household for house #109, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Louise (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), William W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 58-1 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1930), Elliott D. May is listed as the head of the household for house #179, he's doing something in the clothing industry [hard to read], born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 38, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Louise (wife, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 42 [hard to read]), Wendell (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 14).

    The children of ELLIOTT MAY and LOUISE WHEELER are:

    1. WILLIAM WENDELL MAY, b. August 21, 1913, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William May was born August 21, 1913 in Magoffin County to Louise Wheeler.
    2. ROBERT W. MAY, b. September 5, 1915, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Robert W. May was born September 5, 1915 in Magoffin County to Nancy Wheeler.
    3. CHARLES H. MAY, b. September 5, 1915, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. before 1920.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles H. May was born September 5, 1915 in Magoffin County to Nancy Wheeler.







PEARL ELIZABETH MAY, daughter of NANCY J. RICE and SAMUEL JACKSON MAY, was born October 20, 1880 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died April 10, 1931 in Gifford, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Beech Grove Cemetery in Gifford, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married GEORGE WASHINGTON "WASH" RICE, son of JOHN J. RICE and SARAH COLVIN, November 7, 1903 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born June 24, 1861 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, April 20, 1946 in Gifford, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Beech Grove Cemetery in Gifford, Magoffin County, Kentucky. George Washington Rice married (1) MARTHA E. MAY, daughter of WILLIAM SMITH MAY and ELIZABETH ANN "BETTY" PERKINS, November 7, 1903 in Magoffin County, Kentucky She was born in March of 1869 in Kentucky, and died before 1904.

Notes: George Washington Rice and Martha E. May's daughter, Grace, married William Arthur Holderby.

George Washington Rice was the brother of Henry C. Rice. Henry and George Rice married twin sisters, Mary and Martha May.

Information found on findagrave.com says that Sarah Colvin Ricewas born May 28, 1839 in Gifford, Magoffin County, died July 6, 1867 in Gifford, and was buried in Beech Grove Cemetery in Gifford, and that Mary Elizabeth May Rice was born March 5, 1869 in Gifford, died August 9, 1900 in Gifford, and was buried in Beech Grove Cemetery.

According to Kentucky birth records, George W. Rice was born June 24, 1861 in Magoffin County to John J. Rice (b. Morgan County) and Sarah Colvin (b. Johnson County).

According to Kentucky marriage records, John J. Rice (single, b. Licking, resident of Licking, age 18) married Sarah Colvin (single, b. Floyd County, resident of Licking, age 19) on August 19, 1858 in Morgan County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, George W. Rice married Martha E. May on April 9, 1891 in Magoffin County at the home of William S. May. The witnesses were Sam J. May and William S. May, and the minister was C. W. Bailey.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, G. W. Rice married Pearlie L. May on November 7, 1903 in Magoffin County. The witnesses were E. D. May and S. J. May, and the minister was L. F. Caudill.

According to her death certificate, Pearlie Elizabeth May Rice died April 10, 1931 in Gifford, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from pneumonia fever. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as November 20, 1880, her marital status as married, her husband as Wash Rice, her parents as Sam May (b. Kentucky) and Nancy Rice (b. Kentucky), the informant as Grace Holderby of Gifford, and the burial place as Beech Grove Cemetery.

According to her obituary, found on findagrave.com, Pearlie Elizabeth Rice (age 50 years 5 months 21 days), daughter of the late Sam J. May of Mason Creek, was born October 20, 1880, died April 10, 1931 from pneumonia, and was buried in Beech Grove Cemetery. She was married to Wash Rice on November 6, 1903, and to this union were born 5 children, Luther and Georgia (still at home), Millard (married and living nearby), and Roy and Marie (both deceased). She was also survived by 4 brothers, Dee, Frank, Fred, and Samie J. May; and 2 sisters, Mrs. Minnie Cooper and Mrs. Laura Jackson.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Pearlie E. Rice died April 10, 1931 in Magoffin County at the age of 50.

According to his death certificate, George Washington Rice died April 20, 1946 in Gifford, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from cerebral apoplexy. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as June 26, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as farmer, his parents as J. J. Rice [John J. Rice] (b. Magoffin County) and Sarah Colvin (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Georgia Fletcher of Gifford, Kentucky, and the burial place as Beech Grove, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, George W. Rice died April 20, 1946 in Magoffin County at the age of 84. He was living in Magoffin County at the time of his death.

On page 80 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 2, 1860), John J. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #531, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 19 years old. Also listed are Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 20), and Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 14 of the 1870 census for Precinct 4 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 11, 1870), John Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #94, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Pursilla (born in Kentucky, age 30), Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 11), George W. (born in Kentucky, age 9), William M. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Henry C. (born in Kentucky, age 5), and John F. (born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 17 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Precinct 4 - Middle Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 21 & 22, 1880), John Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #319, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 31 years old [hard to read]. Also listed are Persilla (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40), George W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Henry C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Faraleeia [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Doriah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Halock (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Burns H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 31 of the 1900 census for District 55 (Johnson Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1900), Washington Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #281, he's a farmer, born in June of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in March of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 31), Virgia (daughter, born in April of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Gracie (daughter, born in December of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Rosey (daughter, born in February of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Golda (daughter, born in July of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 112 (Grape Creek) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Wash Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #19, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Pearl (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 29), Gracie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Rosa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Golda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Luther (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Millard (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), Georgia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 70 (Gifford) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 16, 1920), George Washington Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #97, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Pearl (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 39), Grace (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 26), Goldia (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Luther (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Millard (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Georgia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Roy (son, born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 77-3 (Gifford and Middlefork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Wash Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #39, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, fist marriage at age 42, and he's 69 years old. Also listed are Pearl (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 49), Georgia (daughter, single, school teacher, age 21), and Luther (son, born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 29 of the 1940 census for District 77-2 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1940), Wash Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #234, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 78 years old. Also listed are Hargus Fletcher (son-in-law, married, school teacher, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 3 years of college, age 37), and Georgia (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 28).

    The children of PEARLIE MAY and WASH MAY are:

    1. LUTHER MAY, b. 1905, Kentucky.
    2. MILLARD MAY, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    3. GEORGIA MAY, b. 1909, Kentucky, m. HARGUS FLETCHER. He was b. 1903, Kentucky.
    4. ROY MAY, b. December 24, 1912, Gifford, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. April 6, 1925, Gifford, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Gifford, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Roy Rice was born December 28, 1912 in Magoffin County to Pearlie May.
      According to his death certificate, Roy Winneford Rice died April 6, 1925 in Gifford, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from rheumatism, clorea, and a bad heart. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Gifford, his birth date as December 24, 1912, his parents as Wash Rice (b. Gifford) and Pearl May (b. Salyersville), the informant as Pearl Rice of Gifford, and the burial place as Beech Grove Cemetery.
    5. VIOLA MARIE MAY, b. July 13, 1916, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. before 1920.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Viola M. Rice was born December 28, 1912 in Magoffin County to Pearlie May.







MINTIE L. MAY, daughter of NANCY J. RICE and SAMUEL JACKSON MAY, was born February 16, 1883 in Kentucky, died July 12, 1968 in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio, and is buried in Mound Cemetery in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio. She married E. LINWOOD "LINNIE" COOPER, son of MILTON C. COOPER and ELIZABETH J. MAY, about 1915. He was born November 2, 1887 in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died February 27, 1965 in Pike County, Ohio, and is buried in Mound Cemetery in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio.

Notes: Linwood Cooper was the brother of Rhoda A. Cooper.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Milton Cooper married Elizabeth J. May on October 5, 1866 in Morgan County.

When Linnie Cooper'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-employe farmer in Lickburg, Kentucky, that he was married and partially deaf, and that he was born November 2, 1887 in Lickburg, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and stout build, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

A photo of their headstone shows that Mintie L. Cooper was born Febuary 16, 1883, and died July 12, 1968, and that E. Linnie Cooper was born November 2, 1887, and died February 27, 1965.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mintie Cooper was born February 16, 1883, and died July 15, 1968. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Mintie L. Cooper was born about 1883, and died July 12, 1968 at home in Pike County, at the age of 85. She was widowed and living in Pike County at the time of her death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Linnie B. Cooper was born about 1888, and died February 27, 1965 in Pike County Hospital Med Center in Pike County at the age of 77. He was married and living in Pike County at the time of his death.

On page 29 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), Milton Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #348, he's a farmer, born in July of 1845 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 33 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Liza J. (wife, born in April of 1848 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 33 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 7 are still living, age 51), Rhoda (daughter, single, not working, born in November of 1875 in Kentucky, age 24), Clarence (son, born in October of 1879 in Kentucky, age 20), Clifton (son, born in September of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), Linwood (son, born in November of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), and Carlene Manard (servant, born in September of 1888 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 29 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 12, 1910), Milton C. Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #255, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 44 years, and he's 64 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 7 are still living, age 61), Lenwood (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), and Manerva Cook (servant, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22).

On page 18 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1920), Milton C. Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #156, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 74 years old. Also listed are Elizebeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 70), Lenwood (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 32), Minnie L. (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), and Samuel M. (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 77-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), E. Linnie Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #37, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 37, and he's 42 years. Also listed are Mintie L. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 31, age 46), Samuel M. [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Clarence (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 66-9B (Newton) in Pike County, Ohio (dated May 23, 1940), Linnie Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #173, he's a laborer for the W.P.A, born in Kentucky, he was living in Magoffin County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Mintie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 57), and Clarence (son, born in Kentucky, 2 years of high school, age 18). Son Samuel is living in house #171. They are living next to Mintie's sister Laura.

    The children of MINTIE MAY and LINNIE COOPER are:

    1. SAMUEL M. COOPER, b. April 5, 1919, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. MINNIE (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Sammie M. Cooper was born April 5, 1919 in Sammie County to Mintie May.
    2. CLARENCE C. COOPER, b. June 13, 1921, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clarence C. Cooper was born June 13, 1921 in Sammie County to Mintie May.







JOHN FRANK MAY, son of NANCY J. RICE and SAMUEL JACKSON MAY, was born July 31, 1885 in Kentucky. He married ROSALIE PRESTON, daughter of WALLACE W. PRESTON and JULIA A. PRATER, about 1913. She was born August 7, 1892 in Kentucky, and died May 24, 1977 in Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida.

Notes: Rosalie Preston was the sister of Charles H. Preston.

"Rosalie Preston May, wife of Frank May" is listed as a surviving daughter in Wallace Preston's obituary (1861-1941).

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, W. W. Preston married Julia Prater on June 10, 1888 in Magoffin County at the home of Thomas Prater. The witnesses were B. C. Williams and A. P. Atkinson, and the minister was Cyrus Riffle.

According to her death certificate, Julia A. Prater Preston died March 22, 1950 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from cancer of the lip and left side of her face. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as August 3, 1863, her marital status as widowed, her husband as W. W. Preston, her parents as Thomas Prater (b. Kentucky) and Rebecca Auxier (b. Kentucky), the informant as J. Frank May of Salyersville, and the burial place as Salyersville.

When John Frank May's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Lakeville, Magoffin County, that his closest relative was Rosalie May of Lakeville, and that he was born July 31, 1885. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Rosalie May was born August 7, 1892, and died in May of 1977. She received her Social Security card in 1956-1958 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida.

According to Florida death record transcripts, Rosalie May was born August 7, 1892, and died May 24, 1977 in Lee County at the age of 84.

On page 9 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), Thomas Prater is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in August of 1824 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 53 years, and he's 75 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in January of 1827 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 53 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 73), Wallice W. Preston (son-in-law, married, not working, born in July of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 11 years, age 38), Julia Preston (daughter, married, born in August of 1863 in Kentucky, married for 11 years, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 36), Charles H. Preston (grandson, born in March of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Thomas H. Preston [Thomas Herbert Preston] (grandson, born in December of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Rosalie Preston (granddaughter, born in August of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Ralph W. Preston (grandson, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), William F. Preston (grandson, born in July of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and John F. Preston [John Forrest Preston] (grandson, born in December of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 101 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1910), Thomas Prater is listed as the head of the household for house #124, he's living off of his own income [retired], born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Pennsylvania, 1st marriage, married for 63 years, and he's 85 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 83), Wallace W. Preston (son-in-law, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 22 years, age 48), Julia A. Preston (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 46), Herbert Preston (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 19), Rosalie Preston (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Ralph Preston (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 15), Willie Preston (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 13), Forrest Preston (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Samuel Preston (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 77 (Lakeville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 15 & 16, 1920), Frank May is listed as the head of the household for house #160, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Rosley (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), Joe H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Rebecca C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 10 months), and Wallace W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 77-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), J. Frank May is listed as the head of the household for house #35, he's a public school teacher, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 27, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Rosalie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 36), Joseph H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Katherine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Woodford (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Frank P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6). Frank's sister, Mintie, is in house #37.

On page 10 of the 1940 census for District 77-9A in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1940), J. Frank May is listed as the head of the household for house #75, he's a public school teacher, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 2 years of college, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Rosalie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 47), and Preston (son, born in Kentucky, age 16).

    The children of FRANK MAY and ROSALIE PRESTON are:

    1. JOSEPH H. MAY, b. March 17, 1913, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Joseph H. May was born March 17, 1913 in Magoffin County to Rosala Preston.
    2. REBECCA KATHERINE MAY, b. February 20, 1917, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Rebecca K. May was born February 20, 1917 in Magoffin County to Rosalie Preston.
    3. WOODFORD WALLACE MAY, b. August 8, 1919, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Woodford W. May was born August 8, 1919 in Magoffin County to Rosalie Preston.
    4. FRANK PRESTON MAY, b. 1924, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Frank Preston May was born in Magoffin County to Rosalie Preston.







FRED W. MAY, son of NANCY J. RICE and SAMUEL JACKSON MAY, was born in July of 1888 in Kentucky, and died July 31, 1961 in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. He married BERTHA JACKSON HOWARD, daughter of BLACKBURN B. HOWARD and LULA JACKSON, about 1914. She was born in July of 1896 in Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Blackburn Howard married Lulie Jackson on June 16, 1895 in Magoffin County at the home of James Jackson. The witnesses were Augustus Arnett and Caley Howard, and the minister was John D. Bayes.

According to her death certificate, Lula Jackson Howard died April 2, 1913 in Lakeville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from the after effects of measles complicated by giving birth. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her marital status as married, her parents as James Jackson (b. Magoffin County) and Laura Howard (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Prack Howard of Sublett, Kentucky, and the burial place as Nathan Howard Cemetery.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Fred W. May was born about 1888, and died July 31, 1961 in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. He was living in Jackson County, Ohio, and widowed at the time of his death.

On page 1 of the 1900 census for District 56 (Meadows) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Bur___ Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #7, he's a farmer, born in May of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Lulie (wife, born in December of 1881 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 18), Birtha (daughter, born in July of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Perla (daughter, born in May of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 110 (Lakeville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 19 & 20, 1910), Blackburn B. Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Lula (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 28), Bertha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Pearlie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Dollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Minnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Julia M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11 months).

On pages 3 & 4 of the 1920 census for District 77 (Lakeville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 16 & 17, 1920), Fred May is listed as the head of the household for house #173, he's a farmer, 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 23), Geneva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 3 months), Lela (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 6 months), and Pauline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 months). They are living next to Fred's brother, Sam, and his sister, Laura.

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 77-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Fred W. May is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 30, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 33), Gineva L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Lela B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Alberta P. [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Glenburn (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), James K. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Imogene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2). They are living next to Fred's brother, Sam.

On page 10 of the 1940 census for District 77-9A in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1940), Fred May is listed as the head of the household for house #73, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 43), Alberta (daughter, school teacher, born in Kentucky, 2 years of college, age 20), Glenn (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Kenneth (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Imogene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12).

    The children of FRED MAY and BERTHA HOWARD are:

    1. GENEVA L. MAY, b. 1915, Kentucky.
    2. LULA B. MAY, b. August 31, 1917, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lula May was born August 31, 1917 in Magoffin County to Berthie Howard.
    3. ALBERTA FRANCES MAY, b. October 22, 1919, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Alberta May's name is listed as Pauline May in the 1920 census.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Alberta Frances May was born October 22, 1919 in Magoffin County to Bertha Howard.
    4. GLENN B. MAY, b. 1922, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Glenn B. May was born in Magoffin County to Bertha Howard.
    5. JAMES KENNETH MAY, b. 1925, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James K. May was born in Magoffin County to Bertha Jackson.
    6. IMOGENE MAY, b. 1927, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Emogene May was born in Magoffin County to Bertha Howard.







LAURA A. MAY, daughter of NANCY J. RICE and SAMUEL JACKSON MAY, was born April 8, 1890 in Kentucky, and died August 27, 1985 in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio. She married WARREN PRENTISS JACKSON, son of ESTILL JACKSON and RENNIE VANDERPOOL, about 1921. He was born June 28, 1895 in Swampton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died May 28, 1978 in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio.

Notes: According to her death certificate, Maude Jackson died November 29, 1915 in Lakeville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from "Hookworm affiction of lungs" and female problems [that part hard to read]. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as March 18, 1892, her marital status as widowed, her occupation as shoe worker, her parents as Estill Jackson (b. Magoffin County) and Rennie Vanderpool (b. Magoffin County), the informant as L. A. Carty of Hendricks, Kentucky, and the burial place as Vanderpool Cemetery.

When Warren Jackson's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Lakeville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Lakeville, that he was single, that his father, mother, and 3 children [their's presumably] were solely dependent on him, and that he was born June 28, 1895 in Swampton, Kentucky. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

When Warren Prentiss Jackson's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 25, 1942 in Pike County, Ohio, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio, that the person who would always know his address was Laura Jackson of Piketon, and that he was born June 28, 1895 in McCaughlin [sic] County, Kentucky. He was found to be 67 inches tall, he weighed 160 pounds, and he had blue eyes, brown hair, and a ruddy complexion.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Laura Jackson was born April 8, 1890, and died in August of 1985. She received her Social Security card in 1966-1967 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Laura A. Jackson was born about 1890 in Kentucky, and died August 27, 1985 in Pike County Hospital Med Center at the age of 95. She was widowed and living in Pike County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Warren Jackson was born June 28, 1895, and died in May of 1978. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Warren P. Jackson was born about 1896, and died May 28, 1978 in Pike County Hospital Med Center at the age of 82. He was married and living in Pike County at the time of his death.

On page 10 of the 1900 census for District 56 (Meadows) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 6, 1900), Estill Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in May of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Rany (wife, born in March of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 25), Maudie (daughter, born in January of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Butler (son, born in February of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), and Hobert (son, born in May of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 108 (Meadows) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Estil Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #81, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 18 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Durmia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 childran and all are still living, age 35), Maudella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Warren P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Buttie K. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Harry E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 77 (Lakeville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 17, 1920), Sam J. May is listed as the head of the household for house #174, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed is Laura (sister, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 29). They are living next to brother Fred.

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 77 (Lakeville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 24, & 26, 1920), Estill Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #205, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Rena (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 44), Warren (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 24), Harry (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Lee (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Blake Arnett (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 77-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Warren P. Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #36, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age "un" [unknown], and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at "un", age 39), and Everett (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 66-9B (Newton) in Pike County, Ohio (dated May 23, 1940), Warren Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #172, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he as an 8th grade education, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 50), and Everett (son, born in Kentucky, age 18). They are living next to Laura's sister Mintie and Warren's widowed mother is in house #174.

    The child of LAURA MAY and WARREN JACKSON is:

    1. EVERETT JACKSON, b. 1922, Kentucky.







SAMUEL J. MAY, son of NANCY J. RICE and SAMUEL JACKSON MAY, was born February 27, 1893 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died December 1, 1985 in West Virginia. He married MAURINE SPURLOCK, daughter of DAVID SPURLOCK and RUIE MAY, about 1924. She was born April 29, 1907 in Kentucky, and died September 22, 1985 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, David Spurlock married Rhuie May on January 12, 1906 in Magoffin County at the home of Harmon May. The witnesses were George Conley and Dunk Power, and the minister was L. F. Caudill.

When Sam J. May's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Lakeville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Salyersville, Magoffin County, that he was single and had a dependent mother, and that he was born February 27, 1893 in Salyersville. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes, brown hair, and a lame wrist.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Sam May was born February 27, 1893, and died in December of 1985. 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, Sam J. May died December 1, 1985 in West Virginia at the age of 92. He was living in Magoffin County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Maurine May was born April 29, 1907, and died in September of 1985. She received her Social Security card in 1968 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Maurine M. May died September 22, 1985 in Magoffin County at the age of 78. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 110 (Lakeville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 26 & 27, 1910), David Spurlock is listed as the head of the household for house #95, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 4 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Ruie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 25), Maurine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Lester (son, born in Kentucky, age 7 months), and Edward Hurt (lodger, not working, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 77 (Lakeville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 17, 1920), Sam J. May is listed as the head of the household for house #174, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed is Laura (sister, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 29). They are living next to brother Fred.

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 77 (Lakeville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 19 & 20, 1920), David Spurlock is listed as the head of the household for house #200, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Ruia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35), Maurine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Lester (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Herbert (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Carl (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 10 months), Earl (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 10 months), and Everett (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 year 1 month).

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 77-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Samuel J. May is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 30, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Morine (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 23), and Ruth F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 7 months). They are living next to Samuel's brother Fred.

On page 10 of the 1940 census for District 77-9A in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1940), Sam J. May is listed as the head of the household for house #78, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Mourine (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 32), and Ruth Francis (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

    The child of SAM MAY and MAURINE SPURLOCK is:

    1. RUTH FRANCIS MAY, b. 1928, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruth F. May was born in Magoffin County to Maurin Spurlock.







HENRY HARMON RICE, son of PHOEBE FAIRCHILD and ANDREW JACKSON "BLACK JACK" RICE, was born June 14, 1854 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 26, 1944 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married NANCY JANE KENDRICK, daughter of JOHN HACKWORTH and MARY KENDRICK, about 1879. She was born November 7, 1854 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died May 25, 1937 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Henry Harmon Rice can be found on page 367 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on page 498 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that "Mr. and Mrs. Rice lived for a number of years on a farm where Dick Rice now resides on Jennie's Creek in Johnson County. They afterwards moved to Potters in Boyd County, where they now make their home (address R.F.D. No. 1, Ashland, Kentucky). They have a nice farm, located on the Midland Trail. Mr. Rice is a prominent minister of the Missionary Baptist Church and does much to advance the faith and increase the membership of his church."

Nancy Jane Kendrick was the sister of James F. Hackworth and Newton Henry Hackworth.

Nancy Jane Kendrick's parents are listed as John Hackworth and Mary Kendrick on her death certificate, but she's listed as Nancy Kendrick in the 1860 census. She was also listed as Nancy Kendrick on her son Barnie's death certificate.

The fact that Nancy Kendrick was born in Floyd County comes from her son Burris' death certificate.

According to Kentucky birth records, Henry H. Rice was born June 14, 1854 in Johnson County to Andrew J. Rice and Phebee Fairchild.

According to his death certificate, Rev. Henry Harmon Rice died October 26, 1944 in Ashland from influenza. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as June 14, 1854, his occupation as Baptist minister and farmer, his father as Andrew Jackson Rice (b. Johnson County, Kentucky) and Phoebe Fairchild (b. Johnson County, Kentucky), the informant as J. T. Rice of Ashland, Kentucky, and the burial place as Ashland Cemetery in Ashland.

According to his obituary, H. H. Rice (age 90), son of Andrew Jackson and Phoebe Fairchild Rice (both natives of Johnson County), was a retired farmer and a minister, having been ordained 52 years prior to his death, and he had been a resident of Boyd County for 40 years. He was born June 14, 1854 in Johnson County, and died October 26, 1944 at home in Summitt, near Ashland. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Jane Rice. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Henry H. Rice died October 26, 1944 in Boyd County at the age of 90. He was living in Boyd County at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Nannie Jane Rice died May 25, 1937 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from a fracture of the left femur and from chronic myocarditis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as November 7, 1854, her marital status as married, her husband as Rev. H. H. Rice, her parents as John Hackworth (b. Kentucky) and Mary Kendrick (b. Kentucky), the informant as Rev. H. H. Rice, and the burial place as Ashland Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Nannie J. Rice died May 25, 1937 in Boyd County at the age of 82. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

On page 17 of the 1860 census for Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 28, 1860), Andrew Hanshoe is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Peggy (born in Virginia, age 40), Mary Kendrick (seamstress, born in Virginia, age 23), and Nancy Kendrick (born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 8 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1870), John Hackworth is listed as the head of the household for house #51, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Mary (born in Virginia, age 33), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 15), Evan (born in Kentucky, age 8), James (born in Kentucky, age 5), William (born in Kentucky, age 3), Andrew Hanshoe (not working, born in Virginia, age 78), and Margrett Hanshoe (not working, born in Virginia, age 51).

On page 31 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1880), Henry H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #385, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed is Nannie J. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 24). Henry's father and step-mother are in house #383.

On page 38 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1900), H. H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #315, he's a farmer, born in June of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 20 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Nannie (wife, born in March of 1854 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, married for 20 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 45), Burris (son, born in June of 1881 in Kentucky, age 18), Callie (daughter, born in March of 1882 in Kentucky, age 18), Daisey (daughter, born in August of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Joe (son, born in January of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Jake (son, born in February of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Barney (son, born in October of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), and Fanny (daughter, born in March of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 18 (Geyer Bridge) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Harman H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #90, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 30 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Nannie J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 53), Burris (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 29), Callie L. (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 28), Joe J. (son, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 22), Jake T. (son, school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 20), Barnie B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Fannie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Virgil F. Vanover (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), and Paul J. Vanover (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 18 (Geyer Bridge) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 20, 1920), Henry H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #104, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Nancy J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 65), Jacob T. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 29), Fannie (daughter, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 24), and Paul Vanover (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 10-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Henry H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #47, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 75 years old. Also listed are Nannie J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 75), Callee (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, first married at 37, age 48), Jake T. (son, single, line walker for the gas company, born in Kentucky, age 40), and Paul Vanover (grandson, single, laborer for the gas company, born in Kentucky, age 25). They are living next to son Burris.

On page 34 of the 1940 census for District 10-10 in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1940), H. H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #266, he's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 85 years old. Also listed are Jake T. (son, single, line walker for the gas company, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 48), and Rissie Hackworth (niece, single, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 46).

    The children of HENRY RICE and NANCY KENDRICK are:

    1. BURRIS RICE, b. June 26, 1880, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 3, 1946, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. CLARA LEE WOODS.
    2. CALLA LEE RICE, b. March 18, 1882, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 20, 1939, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. MALCOLM RICE.
    3. DAISY DENNING RICE, b. August 8, 1884, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 31, 1907, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. HIRAM MCCLELLEN VANOVER.
    4. JOE J. RICE, b. January 15, 1887, Kentucky, d. October 15, 1918, Camp DeSauge, France, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. NONA LESLIE REYNOLDS, November 28, 1917, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: On page 469 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall, it says "Joe J. Rice, born January 15, 1887, was married November 28, 1917, in Boyd County. He died in the service during the World War at Camp DeSouge, France, on October 15, 1918." The book also says that his wife was Nona Leslie Reynolds.
      Joe Rice died during World War I. His headstone in Ashland Cemetery is engraved "PVT. JOE J. RICE, BAT. B. 327 F. A., 84TH. DIV. A. E. F., JAN 15, 1887, OCT. 15, 1918, DIED IN FRANCE."
    5. JACOB T. "JAKE" RICE, b. February 25, 1890, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 21, 1949, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: When Jake T. Rice's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Boyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer working for H. H. Rice in Ashland, Kentucky, that he was single, and that he was born February 25, 1890 in Riceville, Kentucky. He was found to be tall and stout, and he had blue eyes and black hair.
      According to his death certificate, J. T. Rice died October 21, 1949 in King's Daughters Hospital in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from a coronary occlusion and coronary disease. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as February 25, 1890, his marital status as single, his occupation as lumber dealer, his parents as Rev. H. A. Rice and Nancy Hackworth, the informant as Mrs. Fannie Rice Turman, and the burial place as Ashland Cemetery.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, J. T. Rice died October 21, 1949 in Boyd County at the age of 59. He was living in Boyd County at the time of his death.
    6. BARNIE B. RICE, b. October 28, 1893, Kentucky, d. December 15, 1911, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: On page 470 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall, it says "Barnie B. Rice shot and killed himself accidentally in crossing a fence while hunting in Boyd County."
      According to his death certificate, Barnie B. Rice died December 15, 1911 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from an accidental gunshot woumd. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as October 28, 1893, his occupation as school boy, his parents as H. H. Rice (b. Kentucky) and Nannie Kendrick (b. Kentucky), the informant as Joe Rice of Ashland, and the burial place as Summit Cemetery (he was actually buried in Ashland Cemetery).
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Bannie B. Rice [sic] died December 15, 1911 in Boyd County at the age of 18.
    7. FANNY MARIE RICE, b. March 1, 1895, Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 15, 1958, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Kavanaugh, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. ALLEN HATTON TURMAN.







BURRIS RICE, son of HENRY HARMON RICE and NANCY JANE KENDRICK, was born June 26, 1880 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 3, 1946 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married CLARA LEE WOODS, daughter of JOHN M. WOODS and ELLA LONG, September 2, 1916. She was born July 29, 1893 in Kentucky, died February 17, 1991 in Troy, Miami County, Ohio, and is buried in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 498 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Burris Rice was born January 26, 1880 in Johnson County, and married Clara Lee Woods of Boyd County on September 2, 1916. They had 2 children, Carl Wood Rice, who was born August 24, 1917, and Claudie Burris Rice, who was born June 17, 1920.

Clara Lee Woods was the sister of Harry W. Woods.

According to her death certificate, Ella Long Woods died June 29, 1935 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from valvular heart disease and chronic nephritis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Carter County, Kentucky, her birth date as October 31, 1867, her marital status as widowed, her husband as John Woods, her parents as G. W. Long (b. Carter County) and Margaret Schuff (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. Pauline Nelson of Ashland, and the burial place as Ashland Cemetery.

According to his death certificate, Burris Rice died January 3, 1946 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from arteriosclerosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as June 26, 1880, his marital status as married, his wife as Clara Woods Rice (age 52), his occupation as farmer, his parents as Harmon H. Rice (b. Johnson County) and Nancy Jane Hackworth (b. Floyd County), the informant as Clara Woods Rice of Ashland, and the burial place as Rose Hill Burial Park.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Burris Rice was born June 14, 1882, and died in January of 1946. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Burris Rice died January 3, 1946 in Boyd County at the age of 65. He was living in Boyd County at the time of his death.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Clara L. W. Rice was born in 1893, died in 1991, and was buried in Rose Hill Burial Park.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Clara W. Rice was born July 29, 1991, and died February 17, 1991. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Clara W Woods Rice was born July 29, 1893 in Kentucky, and died February 17, 1991 in Stouder Memorial Hospital in Troy, Miami County, at the age of 97. Her father's surname is listed as Woods, she had 1 year of college and was a teacher, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 36 of the 1900 census for District 11 (Cannonsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1900), John Woods is listed as the head of the household for house #283, he's a blacksmith, born in September of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in October of 1868 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Pennsylvania, married for 13 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 31), Clara (daughter, born in July of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Ester (daughter, born in September of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), John (son, born in December of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Edith (daughter, born in April of 1900 in Kentucky, age 1 month).

On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 18 (Geyer Bridge) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), John W. Woods is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a blacksmith, born in Kentucky, father born in Ohio, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 23 years, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Pennsylvania, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 42), Clara L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Esther (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), John M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Edith (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Harry W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Carey L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Charles A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5). Clara's future husband's family is in house #90.

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 17 (Cannonsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 16, 1920), Burris Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Clara (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), and Carl W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 4 months). Burris and Clara's parents are living 2 houses apart in 1920.

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 10-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Burris Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's Burris Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 35, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Clara (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 35), Carl W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Claude B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9). They are living in between Burris' parents and his sister Fanny.

On page 34 of the 1940 census for District 10-10 in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1940), Burris Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #268, no occupation is listed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Clara W. (wife, born in Kentucky, 2 years of high school, age 47), Carl W. (son, single, secretery clerk for A.C.P., born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 22), and Claude B. (son, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 19).

    The children of BURRIS RICE and CLARA WOODS are:

    1. CARL WOOD RICE, b. August 24, 1917, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Karl W. Rice was born August 24, 1917 in Boyd County to Clara Woods.
    2. CLAUDE BURRIS RICE, b. June 17, 1920, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. December 10, 2008, Troy, Miami County, Ohio.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Claude B. Rice was born June 17, 1920 in Boyd County to Clara Woods.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Claude B. Rice was born June 17, 1920, and died December 10, 2008. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Troy, Miami County, Ohio.







CALLA LEE RICE, daughter of HENRY HARMON RICE and NANCY JANE KENDRICK, was born March 18, 1882 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 20, 1939 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married MALCOLM RICE, son of CHARLES L. RICE and NANCY A. WEBB, October 15, 1919. He was born March 12, 1880 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 3, 1927 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 469 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says:

     "Calla Lee Rice was born March 18, 1882, and October 15, 1919, recorded the termination of a friendship begun in childhood when she was married to Malcolm Rice. Captain Malcolm Rice served for twenty-seven years in the United States Army, a part of this time being in action. He served on the Mexican Border, and fought with the famous First Division during the World War, and was in several major battles, for which he was decorated by the American and foreign governments because of bravery in action. (See the chapter on "Service Men" included in section one.) He remained in the service after the war and was stationed at several camps, one of which was at Fort Benning, Georgia. In 1925 he was transferred by the government for duty with the National Guard, and located at Winchester, Kentucky, where he and Mrs. Rice lived at the time of the Captain's death, September 4, 1927. They were on their way to visit relatives in Johnson County when Captain Rice was stricken and rushed to a hospital in Ashland for an intestinal operation from which he never rallied. He was buried near the home of his father-in-law at Summit. He and Mrs. Rice had no children, but they reared a niece, Genoa, who was a daughter of his sister Mary."

From the Military Times website:

"The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Captain (Infantry) Malcolm Rice, United States Army, for extrordinary heroism in action while serving with 16th infantry Regiment, 1st Division, A.E.F., near Exermont, France, October 1 - 8, 1918. During the advance of October 1 - 8, Captain Rice was severely gassed and although suffering greatly from the effects, he remained with his company for four days, after which he was forced to evacuate on account of temporary blindness."

According to U.S. Army enlistment records, Malcolm Rice enlisted for the 3rd time on March 22, 1904 in Huntington, West Virginia, having been previously discharged May 21, 1907. He was born in Johnson County, and he was a farmer with blue eyes and dark brown hair. He was discharged March 26, 1907 in Santiago, Cuba. He was in the 11th infantry of Company A. A 1907 enlistment record shows that he enlisted March 22, 1907 in Santiago, Cuba, and was discharged March 21, 1910 in Fort D. A Russell in Wyoming. Another shows that he enlisted again March 22, 1910 in Fort D. A. Russell - his 5th enlistment - and was discharged March 21, 1913 in Camp at Texas City, Texas.

A photo of their headstone shows that Malcolm Rice D.S.C lived from 1880 to 1927, and that Calla Lee Rice from 1882 to 1939. It is also inscribed "Soldier Rest Thy Work Is Done."

According to her death certificate, Calla Lee Rice died July 20, 1939 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from cancer [possibly of the uterus - hard to read] and pulmonary tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as March 18, 1882, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Capt. Malcolm Rice, her parents as H. H. Rice (b. Johnson County) and Nancy J. Hackworth (b. Floyd County), the informant as J. T. Rice [brother Jake] of Ashland, and the burial place as Ashland Cemetery.

According to his death certificate, Capt. Malcolm Rice died September 3, 1927 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from general peritonitis caused by an ulcer. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Paintsville, his birth date as March 12, 1880, his marital status as married, his wife as Calla Lee Rice, his occupation as Captain in the U.S. Army, his parents as Charles L. Rice (b. Paintsville) and Nancy Webb (b. Johns Creek), the informant as Mrs. Malcolm Rice of Ashland, and the burial place as Ashland Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Malcolm Rice died September 3, 1927 in Boyd County at the age of 47.

On page 18 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1880), Charley Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #262, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Nancy A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), and Malcom (son, born in March of 1880 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 20 of the 1910 census for District 145 (Fort D. A. Russell) in Laramie County, Wyoming (dated May 24, 1910), Malcolm Rice is found a soldier in the U.S. Army, he's single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old.

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 10-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Henry H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #47, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 75 years old. Also listed are Nannie J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 75), Callee (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, first married at 37, age 48), Jake T. (son, single, line walker for the gas company, born in Kentucky, age 40), and Paul Vanover (grandson, single, laborer for the gas company, born in Kentucky, age 25).







DAISY DENNING RICE, daughter of HENRY HARMON RICE and NANCY JANE KENDRICK, was born August 8, 1884 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 31, 1907, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married HIRAM MCCLELLEN VANOVER, son of MARION VANOVER and PALMIRA (unknown last name), September 4, 1901. He was born May 6, 1879 in Kentucky, died in 1924, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 498 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Daisy Denning Rice was born August 8, 1884 in Johnson County, and died January 31, 1907. She married H. C. Vanover of Johnson County on September 4, 1901. Their children were Virgil Francis Vanover and Paul Joe Vanover, Paul being born February 11, 1905.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones show that Daisy Vanover lived from 1884 to 1907, and was buried in Ashland Cemetery, and that Hiram C. Vanover lived from 1880 to 1924, and was buried in the same cemetery Their headstones are of the exact same type.

When Hiram McClellen Vanover's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Pineville, Wyoming County, West Virginia, he stated that he was a store manager working for H. C. Vanover in Mullens, Wyoming County, that his closest relative was Fanny Vanover of Mullens, and that he was born May 6, 1879. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

On page 2 of the 1880 census for District 102 (Mouth of Caney Creek) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), Marion Vanover is listed as the head of the household for house #64, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 20 years old. Also listed are Palmira (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 19), and Hiram M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 25 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 12, 1900), Marion Vanover is listed as the head of the household for house #209, he's a farmer, born in March of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Palmira (wife, born in January of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 4 are still living, age 39), Hiram (son, single, school teacher, born in May of 1879 in Kentucky, age 21), Polly M. (daughter, born in May of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Willard H. (son, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), and Nancy (daughter, born in July of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 198 (Barkers Ridge) in Wyoming County, West Virginia (dated May 5, 1910), Hiram Mc Vanover is listed as the head of the household for house #104, he's a store manager, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 3 years, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Fanie L. (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 3 years, she hasn't had any children, age 28), and Oydale Miller (step-daughter, born in West Virginia, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Virginia, age 6).

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 18 (Geyer Bridge) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Harman H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #90, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 30 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Nannie J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 53), Burris (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 29), Callie L. (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 28), Joe J. (son, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 22), Jake T. (son, school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 20), Barnie B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Fannie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Virgil F. Vanover (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), and Paul J. Vanover (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 174 (Mullens) in Wyoming County, West Virginia (dated January 6, 1920), H. C. Vanover is listed as the head of the household for house #88, he's a salesman in a furniture store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Fanny (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 39), Oydle Miller (daughter, born in West Virginia, father born in Tennessee, mother born in West Virginia, age 16), Virgil Vanover (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), and Francis Vanover (daughter, born in West Virginia, father born in Tennessee, mother born in West Virginia, age 1 year 8 months).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 18 (Geyer Bridge) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 20, 1920), Henry H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #104, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Nancy J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 65), Jacob T. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 29), Fannie (daughter, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 24), and Paul Vanover (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 10-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Henry H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #47, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 75 years old. Also listed are Nannie J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 75), Callee (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, first married at 37, age 48), Jake T. (son, single, line walker for the gas company, born in Kentucky, age 40), and Paul Vanover (grandson, single, laborer for the gas company, born in Kentucky, age 25).

    The children of DAISY RICE and HIRAM VANOVER are:

    1. VIRGIL FRANCIS VANOVER, b. October 18, 1902, Kentucky, d. January 9, 1967, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. DELLA S. GREEN.
    2. PAUL JOE VANOVER, b. February 11, 1905, Kentucky, d. October 24, 1974, Mount Pleasant, Isabella County, Michigan, m. RUBY (unknown last name). She was b. 1905, Kentucky.
      Notes: An Ashland city directory shows that that's where Paul and Ruby Vanover were living in 1933.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Paul J. Vanover was born February 11, 1905, and died in October of 1974. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Michigan, and his last place of residence was in Mount Pleasant, Isabella County, Michigan.
      According to Michigan death record transcripts, Paul J. Vanover was born February 11, 1905, and died October 24, 1974 in Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County. He was living in Mt. Pleasant at the time of his death.
      On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 6-6 (Sterling) in Arenac County, Michigan (dated April 25, 1940), Paul Van Over is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a petroleum engineer in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, he was living in Claire, Michigan in 1935, he has 2 years of college, and he's 35 years old. Also listed is Ruby (wife, born in Kentucky, she was living in Claire, Michigan, in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 35).







VIRGIL FRANCIS VANOVER, son of DAISY DENNING RICE and HIRAM MCCLELLEN VANOVER, was born October 18, 1902 in Kentucky, died January 9, 1967 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married DELLA S. GREEN, daughter of ROBERT GREEN and NEVADA LEWIS, about 1924. She was born about 1904 in June 22, 1903 in Kentucky, died November 7, 1998 in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky

Notes: According to her death certificate, Nevada Lewis Green died May 13, 1913 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as March 11, 1884, her marital status as married, her parents as Humphrey Lewis (b. Kentucky) and Louise Porter (b. Kentucky), the informant as F. M. Green of Ashland, and the burial place as Sparks Cemetery in Greenup County.

Information found on findagrave.com says that Virgil Francis Vanover was born in 1902, died in January of 1967, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery, and that Della S. Vanover was born in 1903, died in November of 1998, and is also buried in Ashland Cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Virgil Vanover was born October 18, 1902, and died in January of 1967. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Virgil F. Vanover died January 9, 1967 in Boyd County at the age of 64. He was living in Boyd County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Della S. Vanover was born June 22, 1903, and died November 7, 1998. She received her Social Security card in 1966 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Della S. Vanover died November 7, 1998 in Boyd County at the age of 95. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

On page 23 of the 1910 census for District 37 (Little Fork) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), Robert N. Green is listed as the head of the household for house #83, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Nevada (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 26), William T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Della (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Gracy V. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Gertrude (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and John H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 months).

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 19 (Pollard) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 17, 1920), Robert Green is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a foreman in the coke ovens, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Della (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Grace (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Gertrude (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Charles W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Victoria Green (sister, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), and Winfield S. Green (brother, single, engineer in the coke ovens, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24).

On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 10-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Virgil F. Vanover is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a locomotive engineer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Della S. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 26), Mary F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Roberta J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 6 months), and Jo A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 6 months).

On page 29 of the 1940 census for District 10-10 in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 24, 1940), Virgil Vanover is listed as the head of the household for house #223, he's an engineer in a coke plant, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has 4 years of high school, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Della (wife, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 36), Mary F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Jo Anne (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Roberta J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Grace L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Nancy K. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of VIRGIL VANOVER and DELLA GREEN are:

    1. MARY F. VANOVER, b. 1925, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary F. Vanover was born in Boyd County to Della Green.
    2. ROBERTA J. VANOVER, b. 1926, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Roberta J. Vanover was born in Boyd County to Della Green.
    3. JO ANNE VANOVER, b. 1926, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Roberta and Jo Anne Vanover are twins.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Joe A. Vanover was born in Boyd County to Della Green.
    4. GRACE L. VANOVER, b. 1930, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Grace L. Vanover was born in Boyd County to Della Green.
    5. NANCY K. VANOVER, b. 1939, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Nancy K. Vanover was born in Boyd County to Della Greene.
    6. VIRGIL A. VANOVER, b. Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Virgil A. Vanover was born in Boyd County to Della Greene.







FANNY MARIE RICE, daughter of HENRY HARMON RICE and NANCY JANE KENDRICK, was born March 1, 1895 in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 15, 1958 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Kavanaugh Chapel Cemetery in Kavanaugh, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married ALLEN HATTON TURMAN, son of SAMUEL A. TURMAN and RACHEL STEWART, April 1, 1925. He was born February 10, 1883 in Kentucky, died February 17, 1975 in West Virginia, and is buried in Kavanaugh Chapel Cemetery in Kavanaugh, Boyd County, Kentucky

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 498 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Fannie Marie Rice was born March 1, 1895 in Johnson County, and married Allen H. Turman on April 1, 1925. He was a school teacher and they lived in Boyd County, Kentucky.

Allen Hatton Turman's middle name was determined by finding a photo of his headstone.

According to her death certificate, Rachel Stewart Turman died January 15, 1941 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from an infection of the gall bladder. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as January 28, 1857, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Samuel A. Turman, her parents as David Stewart (b. Kentucky) and Emmarine Hatton (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. Ben Lockwood of Paintsville, and the burial place as Kavanaugh Chapel Cemetery.

According to her obituary, Fanny Rice Turman (age 63), daughter of the late Rev. H. H. and Nancy Hackworth Rice, was a resident of Ashland, Kentucky, where she had lived since 1909. She was born March 1, 1895 in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, died November 15, 1958 in a nursing home in Ashland after an illness of 4 months, and was buried in Kavanaugh Cemetery. She was survived by her husband, A. H. Turman; and 1 daughter, Mrs. Nancy McClellen (Ashland. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Allen Turman was born February 10, 1883, and died in February of 1975. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Allen H. Turman died February 17, 1975 in West Virginia at the age of 92. He was living in Boyd County, Kentucky, at the time of his death.

On page 9 of the 1900 census for District 10 (East Fork) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Samuel A. Turman is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in July of 1851 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 27 years, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Rachel (wife, born in January of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 27 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 43), James (son, single, farm laborer, born in September of 1876 in Kentucky, age 23), Sam (son, born in February of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), Allen (son, born in February of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Manford (son, born in January of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Charles H. (son, born in November of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Amalell P. (son, born in December of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), and Bessie B. (daughter, born in February of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 16 (Durbin) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), Samuel Turman is listed as the head of the household for house #4, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 37 years, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Rachel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 53), Allen (son, single, professor, born in Kentucky, age 27), Bessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Walter Turman (grandson, born in West Virginia, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, age 7), and Howard Turman (grandson, born in West Virginia, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, age 4).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 176 (Harner) in Jefferson County, Idaho (dated January 19, 1920), Allen H. Turman is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a public school principal, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 36 year old. Also listed are Sally M. Terry (mother [?], single, born in Louisiana, parents born in Louisiana, age 59), Isaac C. Terry (son, single, merchant, born in Louisiana, parents born in Louisiana, age 23), and Mildred Dosher (granddaughter, born in Louisiana, parents born in Louisiana, age 13). They are living next to Allen's brother, Manford.

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 10-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Allen H. Turman is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a high school teacher, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 42, and he's 47 years old. Also listed is Fanny W. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 30, age 35). They are living next to Fanny's parents.

On page 34 of the 1940 census for District 10-10 in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1940), Allen H. Turman is listed as the head of the household for house #267, he's the county superintendent of public schools, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has 5 years of college, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Fannie M. (wife, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 45), and Nancy A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7). They are living in between Fanny's widowed father and her brother, Burris.

    The child of FANNY RICE and ALLEN TURMAN is:

    1. NANCY A. TURMAN, b. 1933, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) MCLELLEN.







ALEXANDER HAMILTON RICE, son of PHOEBE FAIRCHILD and ANDREW JACKSON "BLACK JACK" RICE, was born May 6, 1857 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died before 1940. He married ELIZABETH S. MAY, daughter of WILLIAM J. MAY and CYNTHIA ANN POWER, about 1882. She was born September 29, 1854 in Big Sandy, Floyd County, Kentucky, and died November 5, 1943 in Seattle, King County, Washington.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 470 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Alex Hamilton Rice was born May 6, 1857 and married Elizabeth May, daughter of William May of Prestonsburg. Their children were William J. Rice, Laura Belle Rice, Cynthia Rice, Marthia [sic] Rice, John Harmon Rice, and May Rice. It also says "This family resides at 3929 Eddy Street, Seattle, Washington. All of the children are married and have families."

According to Kentucky birth records, Hamilton Rice was born May 6, 1857 in Johnson County to Andrew Rice and Phebe Fairchild.

According to Kentucky birth records, Elizabeth May was born September 29, 1854 in Big Sandy, Floyd County, to William J. May and Cintha ann [sic] Power.

According to Washington death index transcripts, Elizabet [sic] S. Rice was born about 1854, and died November 5, 1943 in Seattle at the age of 89.

On page 10 of the 1860 census for Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 26, 1880), William J. May is listed as the head of the household for house #70, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Cynthia A. (born in Kentucky, age 28), Adeline L. (born in Kentucky, age 14), Emely F. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 5), Bevery [sic] L. C. (male, born in Kentucky, age 4), Mary A. (born in Kentucky, age 2), and David (born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

On page 37 of the 1870 census for Precinct 8 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated September 1, 1870), William J. May is listed as the head of the household for house #273, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Cynthia A. (born in Kentucky, age 38), Emily F. (born in Kentucky, age 17), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 15), Beverly L. (male, born in Kentucky, age 14), Mary A. (born in Kentucky, age 12), Thomas R. (born in Kentucky, age 10), Ellen (born in Kentucky, age 8), Laura (born in Kentucky, age 6), Leonadus (male, born in Kentucky, age 4), William H. (born in Kentucky, age 3), Cyntha S. (born in Kentucky, age 1), and William H. May (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 38).

On page 6 of the 1880 census for District 37 (Prestonsburg) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1880), William J. May is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Cyntha (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 47), Lizzie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), Beverly (son, single, works on farm, born in Kentucky, age 22), Mary D. (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Thomas R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Ellen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Laura B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Leonadus (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Cyntha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), and John (son, born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 4 of the 1900 census for District 11 (Cannonsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Hamilton A. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #31, he's a farmer, born in May of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in September of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 44), William (son, born in July of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), Laura (daughter, born in February of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Cynthia (daughter, born in July of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Martha (daughter, born in May of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Johny (son, born in October of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), and Marry (daughter, born in December of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 20 of the 1910 census for District 18 (Garland) in Garfield County, Oklahoma (dated May 7, 1910), Alexander H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #141, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 27 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Lizzie S. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 55), Laura B. (daughter, single, packer in a wholesale house, born in Kentucky, age 25), Cynthia (daughter, single, teacher in a country school, born in Kentucky, age 22), Martha (daughter, single, stenographer in a real estate office, born in Kentucky, age 20), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Mary May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), and George H. Hackworth (boarder, widowed, house carpenter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40).

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 312 (Seattle) in King County, Washington (dated January 7, 1920), A. H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #77, he's a gardener, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Lizzie S. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 65), Laura (daughter, single, clerk in a wholesale house, born in Kentucky, age 32), Cynthia A. (daughter, single, stenographer for a lithograph company, born in Kentucky, age 30), and Mary May (daughter, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 26). Alexander's niece, Bertha, is in house #84.

On page 30 of the 1930 census for District 17-221 (Seattle) in King County, Washington (dated April 7, 1930), Alexander H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #169, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 72 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Indiana, parents born in New York, first married at 16, age 63), Cynthia (daughter, single, school teacher, born in Washington, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Indiana, age 24), and William (son, single, printer in a shop, born in Washington, parents born in Indiana, age 20).

On page 25 of the 1940 census for District 40-315 (Seattle) in King County, Washington (dated April 17, 1940), Elizabeth Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #282, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, and she's 85 years old. Also listed are Cyntha A. (daughter, single, stenographer in a lithograph sales office, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 1 year of college, age 52), Alice B. Armstrong (servant, widowed, born in Kansas, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 3 years of high school, age 59), Marian E. Robinson (daughter of Sidney [?], single, cashier in a retail department store, born in Washington, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 24), and Frankie Grady (lodger, female, widowed, practical nurse in a private home, born in North Carolina, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 67).

    The children of ALEXANDER RICE and ELIZABETH MAY are:

    1. WILLIAM JACKSON RICE, b. July 21, 1883, Kentucky, m. (1) CARRIE (unknown last name), m. (2) PAULINE (unknown last name).
    2. LAURA BELLE RICE, b. February 1886, Kentucky, d. before 1940, m. EDWIN RUNDLE WINSHIP.
    3. CYNTHIA A. RICE, b. July 27, 1887, Kentucky, d. April 1966, Seattle, King County, Washington.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Cynthia Rice was born July 27, 1887, and died in April of 1966. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Washington, and her last place of residence was in Seattle, King County, Washington.
    4. MARTHA RICE, b. May 1890, Kentucky.
    5. JOHN HARMON RICE, b. October 24, 1891, Kentucky, m. CLARA (unknown last name).
    6. MARY MAY RICE, b. December 1893, Kentucky.







WILLIAM JACKSON RICE, son of ALEXANDER HAMILTON RICE and ELIZABETH S. MAY, was born July 21, 1883 in Kentucky. He married (1) CARRIE (unknown last name) about 1908. She was born about 1881 in Kentucky, died in July of 1937, and is buried in Bayview Cemetery in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington. He married (2) PAULINE (unknown last name). She was born about 1881 in Oregon.

Notes: William Rice's first wife's maiden name was reportedly Carrie Rowe, and she was reportedly the daughter of William and Martha Baker Rowe. She was born July 10, 1881 in Ohio County, Kentucky, which is where she reportedly married William Rice, and died July 9, 1937 in Bellingham, Washington. This couldn't be verified but Carrie's 2nd child's middle name was Rowe.

According to records of Bayview Cemetery in Bellingham, Washington, Carrie Rice was buried there on July 12, 1937 next to her son William, who was buried there on July 6, 1925.

When William Jackson Rice's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Seattle, Washington, he stated that he was a teacher at Franklin High School in Seattle, that his closest relative was Carrie Rice of Seattle, and that he was born July 21, 1883. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

According to Washington death record transcripts, there was a William J. Rice was born about 1884, and died April 17, 1950 in King County at the age of 66. A William J. Rice can be found on page 17 of the 1940 census for District 40-252 (Seattle) in King County, Washington, he's 56 years old, born in New York and is living with his wife, Tyrone.

On page 33 of the 1910 census for District 15 (Enid) in Garfield County, Oklahoma (dated May 4, 1910), William Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #323, he's a professor at a business college, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 2 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Carrie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 28), and Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 month).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 205 (Bellingham) in Whatcom County, Washington (dated January 3, 1920), William J. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #28, he's the supervisor of public schools, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Carrie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), William Rowe (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Paul Eugene (son, born in Washington, age 3).

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 37-11 (Bellingham) in Whatcom County, Washington (dated April 2, 1930), William Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #33, he's the manager of a business college, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Carrie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 48), and Paul (son, born in Washington, age 14).

On page 7 of the 1940 census for District 36-79 (Portland) in Multnomah County, Oregon (dated April 8 & 9, 1940), W. J. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #127, he owns his own publishing business, he was born in Kentucky, he was living in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington, in 1935, he has 4 years of college, and he's 56 years old. Also listed is Pauline (wife, born in Oregon, she was living in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, in 1935, 1 year of college, age 59).

    The children of WILLIAM RICE and CARRIE (unknown last name) are:

    1. WILLIAM ROWE RICE, b. April 1, 1910, Kentucky, d. July 2, 1925, Lummi Island, Whatcom County, Washington, buried in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington.
      Notes: Frank Rice was 1 month old when the census was taken in May of 1910, and his family was living in Oklahoma, on their way out west. In the 1920 census, there is no Frank Rice but there is William Rowe Rice who's 9 years old and born in Kentucky.
      Information found on findagrave.com says that William Rowe Rice, son of William J. and Carrie Rowe Rice, was born April 1, 1910 in Kentucky, died July 2, 1925 in Lummi Island, Whatcom County, Washington, and is buried in Bayview Cemetery in Bellingham, Washington.
    2. PAUL EUGENE RICE, b. 1916, Washington.







LAURA BELLE RICE, daughter of ALEXANDER HAMILTON RICE and ELIZABETH S. MAY, was born in February of 1886 in Kentucky, and died before 1940. She married EDWIN RUNDLE WINSHIP, son of JOHN WINSHIP and ELIZABETH "BESSIE" RUNDLE, August 29, 1923 in Seattle, King County, Washington. He was born July 12, 1880 in Calchester, McDonough County, Illinois.

Notes: Edwin Winship was first married to a lady by the name of Josephine Follmer. After she died he married Laura Belle Rice, and then after she died he married Marcelle Thorpe.

According to Illinois marriage record transcripts, John Winship married Elizabeth Rundle on December 18, 1979 in McDonough County.

According to their marriage certificate, Edwin R. Winship married Josephine L. Follmer at her home in on June 22, 1904 in Seattle, Washington.

When Edwin Rundle Winship's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Seattle, Washington, he stated that he was superintendent of the manufacturing department at Schwabacher Brothers Grocery in Seattle, that his closest relative was Bessie Winship of King County, Washington, and that he was born July 12, 1880. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light brown (slightly balding) hair.

According to their marriage certificate, Edwin R. Winship married Laura B. Rice on August 29, 1923 in Seattle at the home of the bride's parents.

When Edwin Rundle Winship's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 26, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, he stated that he was working for Schwabacher Brothers & Company in Seattle, that the person who would always know his address was Wallace Harry Winship of Seattle, and that he was born July 12, 1880 in Calchester, Illinois. He was found to be 5 feet 9 inches tall, he weighed 170 pounds, and he had blue eyes, gray hair (balding), a light complexion, and a dog bite scar on the 3rd finger of his left hand.

According to their marriage certificate, Edwin Rundle Winship married Marcelle Thorpe on February 2, 1945 in Silverdale, Kitsap County, Washington. They were both residents of Seattle.

On page 26 of the 1900 census for District 84 (Seattle) in King County, Washington (dated June 12, 1900), John Winship is listed as the head of the household for house #144, he's a grocer, born in December of 1856 in Illinois, parents born in England, married for 21 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Bessie (wife, born in January of 1861 in England, parents born in England, married for 21 years, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 39), Eddie (son, born in July of 1880 in Kentucky, age 19), Fanny (daughter, born in June of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), Harry (son, born in February of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Carrie Ousterpitch (lodger, single, bookkeeper, born in March of 1878 in Oregon, parents born in Austria, age 22), and Edna B. Whiting (lodger, single, stenographer, born in 1876 in New York, parents born in New York, age 24).

On page 19 of the 1910 census for District 128 (Seattle) in King County, Washington (dated April 1910), John Winchip is listed as the head of the household for house #198, he's a public market inspector, born in Illinois, parents born in England, 1st marriage, married for 31 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Bessie (wife, born in England, parents born in England, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 49), Edwin R. (son, widowed, grocery foreman, born in Illinois, age 30), Fanny (daughter, divorced, saleslady in a hardware store, born in Illinois, she hasn't had any children, age 27), Harry J. (son, single, marine engineer, born in Illinois, age 26), Edith G. Winchip (granddaughter, born in Washington, parents born in Illinois, age 5), Wallace H. (grandson, born in Washington, parents born in Illinois, age 3), and Arabella D. Perry (boarder, female, single, public school teacher, born in California, parents born in Wales, age 35).

On page 15 of the 1920 census for District 194 (Seattle) in King County, Washington (dated January 9, 1920), John Winship is listed as the head of the household for house #108, a public market master, born in Illinois, parents born in England, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Bessie (wife, born in England, parents born in England, immigrated to the United States in 1876 and became a naturalized citizen in 1882, age 58), Edwin R. Winship (son, widowed, coffee clerk, born in Illinois, age 38), Gertrude Winship [Edith Gertrude Winship] (granddaughter, born in Washington, father born in Illinois, mother born in Minnesota, age 14), and Wallace Winship (grandson, born in Washington, father born in Illinois, mother born in Minnesota, age 12).

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 17-405 (Seattle) in King County, Washington (dated April 8, 1930), Edwin R. Winship is listed as the head of the household for house #148, he's a manufacturing supervisor, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in England, first married at age 24, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Laura B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 38, age 45), Wallace H. (son, single, laborer in the steel works, born in Washington, father born in Illinois, mother born in Kentucky [Minnesota was written in and then crossed out and Kentucky written in], age 23), Arthur E. (son, born in Washington, father born in Illinois, mother born in Kentucky, age 5), and Bessie Winship (mother, widowed, born in England, parents born in England, first married at 18, age 69).

On page 22 of the 1940 census for District 40-145 (Seattle) in King County, Washington (dated April 16, 1940), Edwin R. Winship is listed as the head of the household for house #275, he's a supervisor in the wholesale grocer industry, widowed, born in Illinois, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Arthur (son, born in Washington, age 15), and Laura McDowell (housekeeper, widowed, born in Wisconsin, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 64).

    The child of LAURA RICE and EDWIN WINSHIP is:

    1. ARTHUR E. WINSHIP, b. 1925, Washington.







JOHN HARMON RICE, son of ALEXANDER HAMILTON RICE and ELIZABETH S. MAY, was born October 24, 1891 in Kentucky. He married CLARA (unknown last name) about 1915. She was born about 1892 in Virginia.

Notes: When John Harmon Rice's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Seattle, Washington, he stated that he was an abstractor for Fidelity Abstracted Company [hard to read] in Seattle, that he was married, and that he was born October 24, 1891 in Ivington [hard to read], Kentucky. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

When John Harmon Rice's World War II draft registration card was filled out on May 20, 1942 in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, he stated that he was working for North Central Chem. Co. in Wenatchee, that the person who would always know his name was Miss Cynthia Rise of Seattle, and that he was born October 24, 1891 in Kentucky. He was found to be 6 feet tall, he weighed 175 pounds, and he had brown eyes, black gray hair, and a ruddy complexion.

On page 51 of the 1930 census for District 17-41 (Seattle) in King County, Washington (dated April 11, 1930), John H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #306, he's an office manager in the automobile industry, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Clara (wife, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, first married at 23, age 38), Jack (son, born in Washington, age 9), Jerry (son, born in Washington, age 4), and Moximo Ave (servant, female, single, born in the Phillipine Islands, parents born in Phillipine Islands, age 19).

On page 7 of the 1940 census for District 4-56 (Wenatchee) in Chelan County, Washington (dated April 8, 1940), John H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #81, he's a credit office manager, born in Virginia, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has 4 years of college, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Clair (wife, born in Kentucky, 4 years of college, age 40), Jack (son, single, not working, born in Washington, 2 years of college, age 22), Jerry (son, born in Washington, age 18), and Neita Tinker (maid, single, born in Washington, she was living in Okanogan County, Washington, in 1935, 10th grade education, age 17).

    The children of JOHN RICE and CLARA (unknown last name) are:

    1. JACK RICE, b. 1918, Washington.
    2. JERRY RICE, b. 1922, Washington.







WILLIAM WILEY RICE, son of PHOEBE FAIRCHILD and ANDREW JACKSON "BLACK JACK" RICE, was born October 13, 1859 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 23, 1923 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married (1) NOLA HAMILTON, daughter of JOHN E. HAMILTON and (unknown), December 12, 1895 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born about 1870, and died before 1900. He married (2) MYRTLE E. POWER. She was born in 1878 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died March 18, 1962 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 470 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that William Wiley Rice was born October 13, 1859 and married Nola Hamilton, daughter of John E. Hamilton of Flat Gap, Kentucky. They had a daughter, Elma, and she married Grant Barber.

According to Kentucky birth records, William W. Rice was born October 13, 1859 in Johnson County to Andrew J. Rice and Phebee Fairchild.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, W. W. Rice (age 36) married Nola Hamilton (age 25) on December 12, 1895 in Johnson County.

A photo of their headstones, which are identical, show that Wm. W. Rice lived from 1859 to 1923, and that Myrtle Rice from 1878 to 1962.

According to his death certificate, William Wiley Rice died March 23, 1923 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from interstitial nephritis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as October 13, 1859, his marital status as married, his occupation as merchant, his parents as Jackson Rice (b. Kentucky) and Nancy Fairchild (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. John Weinfurtner, and the burial place as Ashland Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Myrtle P. Rice died March 18, 1962 in Boyd County at the age of 83. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

On page 60 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 29, 1900), John H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #519, he's a farmer, born in October of 1845 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 33 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (wife, born in July of 1845 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 33 years, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 54), Thomas S. (son, single, farm laborer, born in April of 1872 in Kentucky, age 28), Nannie (daughter, single, not working, born in June of 1874 in Kentucky, age 25), Frank B. (son, single, farm laborer, born in December of 1876 in Kentucky, age 23), William W. (brother, widowed, post master [hard to read], born in October of 1859 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40), and Elma (niece, born in February of 1897 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 21 of the 1910 census for District 22 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), William W. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #18, he's a retail grocery merchant, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Elma (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Amanda Spradlin (housekeeper, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 23 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 22, 1920), William Wiley Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #133, he's a grocery merchant, born in Johnson County, Kentucky, parents born in Johnson County, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Myrtle E. (wife, born in Magoffin County, parents born in Magoffin County, age 41), Elma (daughter, single, stenographer for a coal office, born in Magoffin County, parents born in Johnson County, age 22), and Nancy L. Power (sister-in-law, single, sales lady in a dry goods store, born in Magoffin County, parents born in Magoffin County, age 32).

On page 15 of the 1930 census for District 10-16 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), John H. Weinfurtner is listed as the head of the household for house #173, he's a retail shoe salesman, born in Kentucky, father born in Germany, mother born in Pennsylvania, first married at age 29, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 38, age 46), and Myrtle Rice (sister-in-law, widowed, stenographer in a retail shoe store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 51).

    The child of WILLIAM RICE and NOLA HAMILTON is:

    1. ELMA RICE, b. February 10, 1897, Kentucky, d. December 31, 1976, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. STEPHEN GRANT BARBER.







ELMA RICE, daughter of WILLIAM WILEY RICE and NOLA HAMILTON, was born February 10, 1897 in Kentucky, died December 31, 1976 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married STEPHEN GRANT BARBER, son of STEPHEN ALFRED BARBER and GENEVA ROMANS, about 1926. He was born November 11, 1904 in Lawrence County, Ohio, died February 14, 1947 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 470 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Elma Barber was born February 10, 1897, and died in December of 1976. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Russell, Greenup County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Elma Barber died December 31, 1976 in Boyd County at the age of 79. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

A search of the Ashland Cemetery database shows that Elma Barber was buried there on January 4, 1977, and that Steven [sic] Grant Barber was buried on February 17, 1947.

According to his death certificate, Stephen Grant Barber died February 14, 1947 in King's Daughters Hospital in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky from cirrhosis of the liver. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Lawrence County, Ohio, his birth date as November 11, 1904, his marital status as married, his wife as Elma Rice Barber, his parents as Stephen Alfred Barber (b. Ohio) and Geneva Romans (b. Ohio), the informant as Mrs. Elma Barber, and the burial place as Ashland Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Stephen G. Barber died February 14, 1947 in Boyd County at the age of 42. He was living in Boyd County at the time of his death.

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 10-13 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Grant Barber is listed as the head of the household for house #17, he's either an inspector in a garage or a garage inspector, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 26 years old. Also listed is Elma (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 29, age 33).

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 67-16A in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1940), Stephen Barber is listed as the head of the household for house #23, he's an automobile mechanic, born in Ohio, he was living in rural Letcher County in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 36 years old. Also listed is Elma (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 43).







ELIZABETH RICE, daughter of PHOEBE FAIRCHILD and ANDREW JACKSON "BLACK JACK" RICE, was born in May of 1862 in Kentucky, and died in 1905. She married JAMES A. HOWES, son of WILEY W. HOWES and MARY FERGUSON, July 13, 1883 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born March 6, 1862 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died March 26, 1951 in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Trimble Cemetery in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 470 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Elizabeth Rice was born May 19, 1862, and married James Howes, son of Wiley Howes of Salyersville.

Elizabeth Rice reportedly died January 8, 1905. A photo of her headstone on ancestry.com shows that Lizzie Howes lived from 1862 to 1905.

According to Kentucky birth records, Permelia K. Howes was born November 9, 1857 in Johnson County to W. W. Howes and Mary Furgason.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James Howes (age 21) married Lizzie Rice (age 21) on July 13, 1883 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, James Howes died March 26, 1951 in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from pneumonia and senility. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as March 6, 1862, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Wiley Howes and Mary Ferguson, the informant as Anna Conley, and the burial place as Trimble Cemetery in Ivyton.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James Howes died March 26, 1951 in Magoffin County at the age of 89. He was living in Magoffin County at the time of his death.

On page 3 of the 1870 census for Salyersville in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated September 1, 1870), W. W. Howse is listed as the head of the household for house #17, he's a lawyer, born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Mary (born in Kentucky, age 33), Charles N. (born in Kentucky, age 20), Hardy (born in Kentucky, age 18), Sarah J. (born in Kentucky, age 14), Purmela (born in Kentucky, age 12), Amanda L. (born in Kentucky, age 10), James (born in Kentucky, age 9), Ida (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Henry (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 7 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Precinct 4 - Middle Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1880), Willey House is listed as the head of the household for house #142, he's a lawyer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Pennsylvania, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Marry (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 49), Dutch (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Coon (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Idiah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 59 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 29, 1900), James Howes is listed as the head of the household for house #508, he's a farmer, born in March of 1862 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in May of 1862 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 38), Ida (daughter, born in April of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Anna (daughter, born in October of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Mollie (daughter, born in January of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Henry (son, born in August of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8), Carrol (son, born in April of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Emma (daughter, born in March of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Norma (daughter, born in November of 1899 in Kentucky, age 6 months).

On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), James A. Howes is listed as the head of the household for house #102, he's the postmaster in the post office, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Mollie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), Carl (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), Emma (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Norman (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Ina (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), and Lou (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 77-11 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), James Houes is listed as the head of the household for house #43, he' the postmaster, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 68 years old.

On page 14 of the 1940 census for District 77-9B in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1940), Carl Howes is listed as the head of the household for house #113, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Verna (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 40), Ralph (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Clayton (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Patrick (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Kenneth (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and J. A. Howes (father, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 4th grade education, age 78).

    The children of ELIZABETH RICE and JAMES HOWES are:

    1. IDA MAY HOWES, b. April 7, 1884, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 30, 1956, Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, buried in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, m. RILEY B. HACKWORTH.
    2. ANNA HOWES, b. October 21, 1885, Kentucky, d. April 30, 1974, Greenup County, Kentucky, buried in Greenup, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. MILES L. CONLEY.
    3. MOLLIE HOWES, b. January 23, 1888, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. July 7, 1980, Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, inurned in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, m. JOHN M. GEORGE COLLINS.
    4. HENRY HOWES, b. August 1891, Kentucky.
      Notes: Henry Howes died young.
    5. CARL HOWES, b. April 5, 1894, Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 15, 1970, Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. VERNA PATRICK.
    6. EMMA HOWES, b. March 1897, Kentucky, d. July 21, 1961, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, m. (1) JOHN SPARKS, (2) DANIEL MAPLE, (3) ALBERT REISMAN.
    7. NORMAN HOWES, b. November 3, 1899, Kentucky, d. August 28, 1977, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. LYDIA CONLEY.
    8. INA HOWES, b. September 22, 1902, Kentucky, d. January 28, 1990, Westerville, Franklin County, Ohio, m. (1) HARRY E. DALL, m. (2) JAMES MACBLANE.
    9. LOUISE "LOU" HOWES, b. June 28, 1903, Kentucky, d. June 1978, Knox, Starke County, Indiana, m. LESLIE PATRICK.







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