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    VIRGIE WILLIAMS, daughter of MARY ETTA HAMILTON and MILFORD CLAY WILLIAMS, was born January 7, 1893 in Kentucky, died February 19, 1970 in Rowan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Bradley Cemetery in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married JOHN EDWARD BRADLEY, son of EPHRAIM D. BRADLEY and MARY ANN "POLLY" BLEVINS. He was born November 8, 1884 in Kentucky, died May 27, 1940 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Bradley Cemetery in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Mary Ann "Polly" Blevins was the sister of John T. Blevins and Benjamin F. Blevins.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Ephraim Bradley married Mary Blevins on November 17, 1883 in Morgan County.

    A photo of her headstone in Bradley Cemetery in Dingus shows that Virgie Williams Bradley lived from January 7, 1893 to February 19, 1970.

    A photo of his headstone shows that John E. Bradley lived from November 8, 1884 to May 27, 1940.

    When John Edward Bradley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 10, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Dingus, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Virgie Bradley of Dingus, and that he was born November 8, 1884. He was found to be of medium height and build.

    According to her death certificate, Mary Ann Blevins Bradley died December 30, 1945 in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, from chronic congestive heart failure. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Morgan County, her birth date as November 20, 1867, her marital status as widowed, her husband as E. D. Bradley, her parents as Solmon Blevins [Solomon Blevins] (b. Johnson County) and Margarett Williams (b. Morgan County), the informant as A. C. Bradley of Dingus, and the burial place as Dingus.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Virgie Bradley was born January 7, 1893, and died in February of 1970. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Virgie Bradley died February 19, 1970 in Rowan County at the age of 77. She was living in Morgan County at the time of her death.

    According to his death certificate, John Edward Bradley died May 27, 1940 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from carcinoma of the right kidney. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Morgan County, his birth date as November 8, 1884, his place of residence as Portsmouth, Ohio, his marital status as married, his wife as Virgie Bradley, his occupation as retired grocery merchant, his parents as E. D. Bradley (b. Virginia) and Paulie Blevens (b. Morgan County, Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. John E. Bradley of Ashland, Kentucky, and the burial place as Dingus, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John E. Bradley died May 27, 1940 in Boyd County at the age of 55. He was living in Ohio at the time of his death.

    On page 35 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1900), Ephraim D. Bradlie is listed as the head of the household for house #287, he's a farmer, born in November of 1856 in Virginia, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Marry A. (wife, born in November of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 31), John E. (son, born in November of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Alvin C. (son, born in October of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), James H. (son, born in April of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), William T. (son, born in March of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Stella E. (daughter, born in July of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Collumbus (son, born in August of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), and Aurty [hard to read] (son, born in December of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2).

    On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 205 (Coffee Creek) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 6, 1920), John Bradley is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Virgie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Bula (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Woodrow (son, born in Kentucky, age 5). They are living next to John's parents.

    On pages 9 & 10 of the 1930 census for District 73-39 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 7 & 8, 1930), John E. Bradley is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a dryer operator in a furniture factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Virgie (wife, taper in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 14, age 37), Woodrow (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Woodford Nickell (head of family #107 in the same house, operator in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 20), Beula (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 19), and Eugene (son, born in Ohio, age 9 months).

    On page 58 of the 1940 census for District 73-27 (Bertha) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 29, 1940), John Bradley is listed as the head of the household for house #561, he's a painter, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 56 years old. Also listed is Virgie (wife, seamer in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 47). Daughter Beulah is in house #563.

      The children of VIRGIE WILLIAMS and JOHN BRADLEY are:

      1. BEULAH BRADLEY, b. March 27, 1910, Kentucky, d. March 29, 1999, Scioto County, Ohio, m. WOODFORD CLAYTON NICKELL.
      2. WOODROW W. BRADLEY, b. March 10, 1915, Morgan County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Woodrow W. Bradley was born March 10, 1915 in Morgan County to Virgie Williams.







    MAUDE M. WILLIAMS, daughter of MARY ETTA HAMILTON and MILFORD CLAY WILLIAMS, was born February 14, 1896 in Williams Creek, Morgan County, Kentucky, died July 4, 1979 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Brown Cemetery in Relief, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married CHARLEY L. HILL, son of JOHN WALLACE HILL and NANCY ELLEN FERGUSON, January 6, 1911. He was born January 23, 1892 in Kentucky, and died March 17, 1964 in Morgan County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Charley Hill was the brother of Clarinda Hill. Their mother reportedly died January 27, 1892, 4 days after Charley's birth.

    In Maude's obituary it says that she married Charley Hill on January 6, 1910, but they're both living at home in April of 1910 when the census was taken.

    According to his obituary, Oba David Hill (age 54), son of John W. and Sarah Hamilton Hill [Sarah M. Hamilton], was born January 14, 1898, died December 12, 1952 at home in Relief, Morgan County, Kentucky, from liver cancer, and was buried in Coldiron Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Pearl Fyffe Hill; 2 sons, Jesse Cranston Hill (of Relief) and David Lee Hill (Relief); 2 daughters, Nancy Adele Hill (Relief) and Dainty Hill Preston (Long Beach, New York); 1 foster daughter, Christine Fannin; 3 brothers, Estil Hill (West Liberty), Lloyd Hill (Relief), and Roy Hill (Blaine, Kentucky); 1 half-brother, Charley Hill (Relief); and 2 half-sisters, Mrs. Sarah Williams (Portsmouth, Ohio) and Clara Stapleton (Flat Gap, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to her obituary, Maude Williams Hill (age 83), daughter of Clay William [sic] and Etta Hamilton Williams, was born February 14, 1896 in Williams Creek, Morgan County, died July 4, 1979 in West Liberty Regional Hospital following an extended illness, and was buried in Brown Cemetery in Relief. She married Charley Hill in January 6, 1910, and he preceded her in death on March 17, 1964. She was also preceded in death by 1 brother, Virgil C. Williams (of Ashland); 1 sister, Virgie Bradley; 2 sons, Emerson Hill and Denzlee Hill. She was survived by 1 son, Edison Hill (West Liberty); 4 daughters, Rouie Williams (Paintsville), Lena Salyer (St. Petersburg, Florida), Fern Kelly (Dayton, Ohio), and Doris Oldfield (Mize, Kentucky) 1 sister, Alma McKenzie (Staffordsville); 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.) According to Social Security death record transcripts, Maude Hill was born February 14, 1896, and died in July of 1979. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Ophir, Morgan County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Maude Hill died July 4, 1979 in Morgan County at the age of 83. She was living in Morgan County at the time of her death.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Charley Hill was born January 23, 1892, and died in March of 1964. He received his Social Security card in March of 1964 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Charley L. Hill died March 17, 1964 in Morgan County at the age of 72. He was living in Morgan County at the time of his death.

    On page 1 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), John W. Hill is listed as the head of the household for house #4, he's a farmer, born in January of 1856 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Sarah M. (wife, born in June of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 26), Forest (son, born in February of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Della (daughter, born in November of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Effa (daughter, born in January of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Charley (son, born in January of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Estle (son, born in September of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Oba (son, born in January of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Babe (son, born in March of 1900 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

    On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 19 & 20, 1910), John W. Hill is listed as the head of the household for house #19, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 17 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 36), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Estill (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Ova (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Jessie (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Wallice (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Loyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

    On page 20 of the 1920 census for District 206 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 22 & 23, 1920), Charley Hill is listed as the head of the household for house #167, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Maud (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Roue E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Magdelene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 3 months). They are living next to Charley's widowed mother.

    On page 26 of the 1930 census for District 88-18 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Charlie Hill is listed as the head of the household for house #239, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Maud M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 14, age 34), Rouie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Lena (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Emerson (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Edison (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Audrey F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    On page 41 of the 1940 census for District 88-17 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 9, 1940), Charlie Hill is listed as the head of the household for house #327, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Maude M. (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 44), Magdlane (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 23), Emerson (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Edison (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Fern (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Denzlee (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Doris (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

      The children of MAUDE WILLIAMS and CHARLEY HILL are:

      1. ROUIE E. HILL, b. December 14, 1912, Morgan County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Renie E. Hill was born December 14, 1912 in Morgan County to Maud Williams.
      2. MAGDALENA HILL, b. October 23, 1916, Morgan County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lena Hill was born October 23, 1916 in Morgan County to Maude Williams. There is also a record of a Esta M. Hill who was born on the same day to Maude Williams.
      3. EMERSON E. HILL, b. 1921, Morgan County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Emerson E. Hill was born in Morgan County to Maud Williams.
      4. EDISON C .HILL, b. 1924, Morgan County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Edison C. Hill was born in Morgan County to Mauda Williams.
      5. AUDREY FERN HILL, b. 1925, Morgan County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Audrey F. Hill was born in Morgan County to Maud Williams.
      6. DENZLE L. HILL, b. 1930, Morgan County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Denzle L. Hill was born in Morgan County to Maud Williams.
      7. DORIS AMORITTA HILL, b. 1935, Morgan County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Doris Amoritta Hill was born in Morgan County to Maude M. Williams.







    VIRGIL C. WILLIAMS, son of MARY ETTA HAMILTON and MILFORD CLAY WILLIAMS, was born January 1, 1906 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died January 20, 1975 in Boyd County, Kentucky. He married OLA V. HAMILTON, daughter of LOUISA FRANCES CONLEY and ISAAC MARION HAMILTON, about 1928. She was born March 16, 1911 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died November 23, 1992 in Citrus County, Florida.

    Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Virgil Williams was born January 1, 1906 in Morgan County to Clay Williams (b. Morgan County) and Etta Hamilton (b. Morgan County).

    According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ola V. Hamilton was born in Morgan County to Souisa Couley.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Virgil Williams was born January 1, 1906, and died in January 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, Virgil C. Williams died January 20, 1975 in Boyd County at the age of 69. He was living in Boyd County at the time of his death.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ola H. Williams was born March 16, 1911, and died November 23, 1992. She received her Social Security card in 1953 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

    According to one Kentucky death record transcript, Ola H. Williams died November 23, 1992 in Florida and was living in Boyd County, Kentucky, at the time of her death. According to another, she died in Ashland, Kentucky, and was living in Florida at the time.

    According to Florida death record transcripts, Ola Hamilton Williams was born March 16, 1911, and died November 23, 1992 in Citrus County at the age of 81.

    On page 43 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 26 - 28, 1930), Merion Hamilton is listed as the head of the household for house #410, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Ora H. Williams (daughter, born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 18), and Virgil Williams (son-in-law, laborer in an auto repair shop, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 24).

    On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 36-11 (Martin) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 23 & 24, 1940), Virgil C. Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #198, he's an attendant in a gas station, born in Kentucky, he was living in a different place in Floyd County in 1935, he has 2 years of high school, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Ola (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 29), Mary Louise (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Sandra Sue (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

      The children of VIRGIL WILLIAMS and OLA HAMILTON are:

      1. MARY LOUISE WILLIAMS, b. 1933, Floyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary L. Williams was born in Floyd County to Ola Hamilton.
      2. SANDRA SUE WILLIAMS, b. 1936, Floyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Sandra S. Williams was born in Floyd County to Ola Hamilton.







    JOHN M. ELLIOTT FAIRCHILD, son of EBENEZER FAIRCHILD and JINCEY MAY, was born July 3, 1853 in Kentucky. He married MARTHA E. MAY, daughter of PRESTON MAY and JANE ADAMS, March 28, 1884 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born in February of 1865 in Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on John Fairchild can be found on page 369 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    According to Kentucky marriage records, Preston May (single, b. Morgan County, age 20) married Jane Adams (single, b. Morgan County, age 18) on February 23, 1857 in Morgan County. Preston's last name is barely visible on the scan so the transcript was used for verification.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Henry May was born May 28, 1858 in Licking, Morgan County, to Preston May and Jane Adams.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, John M. Elliott Fairchild married Martha E. May on March 28, 1884 in Magoffin County at the home of Preston May. The witnesses were Frank May and John J. May, and the minister was S. J. Adams.

    On page 8 of the 1870 census for Paintsville in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1870), Eli W. Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Malissa (born in Kentucky, age 38), Nancy J. (born in Kentucky, age 19), David M. (born in Kentucky, age 17), Cynthia E. (born in Kentucky, age 15), Clarinda F. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Mary A. (born in Kentucky, age 10), Amanda E. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Sarah C. (born in Kentucky, age 4), Jno W. G. [John] (born in Kentucky, age 8 months), and Jno M. E. Fairchild (male, born in Kentucky, age 16). Jno. was an abbreviation for John. Eli was John M. Elliott Fairchild's uncle.

    On page 11 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 23, 1870), Preston May is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Jane (born in Kentucky, age 29), Henry (born in Kentucky, age 12), Mary (born in Kentucky, age 10), Martha (born in Kentucky, age 8), Margret (born in Kentucky, age 5), Louisa (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 16 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Precinct 1 - Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1880), Preston May is listed as the head of the household for house #126, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in North Carolina, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40), Henry (son, single, laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Marry A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Nancy M. [Nancy Margaret May] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Lousia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Sarah L. [Sarah Elizabeth May] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Palinia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Smith (son, born in November of 1879 in Kentucky, age 6 months).

    On page 15 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1900), John E. Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #125, he's a farmer, born in July of 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, and he's 46 years old. Also listed is Martha E. (wife, born in February of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, she hasn't had any children, age 35).







    BENJAMIN FRANKLIN FAIRCHILD, son of EBENEZER FAIRCHILD and ELIZABETH HANNAH, was born November 15, 1858 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 14, 1915 in South Norwood, Hamilton County, Ohio, and is buried in Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. He married MARY MINTA MILLER, daughter of (unknown first name) MILLER and LYDIA (unknown last name), about 1885. She was born January 9, 1867 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, died November 14, 1925 in Hamilton County, Ohio, and is buried in Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.

    Notes: Information on Benjamin Franklin Fairchild can be found on page 369 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. In that book (Volume II) it says that he was born November 15, 1858, and died January 14, 1915.

    Mary Minta Fairchild's maiden name was reportedly Mary Minta Miller.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Henry F. Fairchild was born November 15, 1858 in Johnson County to Ebenezer Fairchild and Elizabeth Hannah.

    According to Ohio death records, Benjamin F. Fairchild died January 15, 1915 in Hamilton County.

    According to Spring Grove Cemetery records, Benj. F. Fairchild was born November 15, 1858, died from heart problems on January 14, 1915 in South Norwood, Ohio, and was buried on January 16, 1915 at 3:30 P.M. in Section 121, Lot GR 936. The gravesite was ordered by Mrs. Mary Minta Fairchild per Mrs. M. B. Beatty.

    According to Spring Grove Cemetery records, Mary Minta Muller Fairchild, daughter of "Lydia & --- Muller" and wife of Frank Fairchild, was born January 9, 1867 in Indianapolis, Indiana, died November 14, 1925 in Good Samaritan Hospital, and was buried on November 17, 1925 at 2:45 P.M. in Section 121, Lot GR 937.

    Information found on findagrave.com shows that Benjamin F. Fairchild died in 1915 and was buried in Garden LN, Section 121, Lot 0, Space 936 of Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, and that Mary M. Fairchild died in 1925 and was buried in Space 937, next to her husband.

    According to Ohio death records, Minta Fairchild died November 14, 1925 in Hamilton County.

    On pages 15 & 16 of the 1900 census for District 35 (Springfield Township) in Clark County, Ohio (dated June 6 & 7, 1900), Benjamin F. Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #162, he's an insurance agent, born in November of 1858 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 15 years, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Minta M. (wife, born in January of 1867 in Indiana, father born in New York, mother born in Indiana, married for 15 years, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 33), May Belle (daughter, born in June of 1887 in Ohio, age 12), Helen F. (daughter, born in December of 1890 in Ohio, age 9), and Esther L. (daughter, born in April of 1896 in Ohio, age 4).

    On page 24 of the 1910 census for District 81 (Cincinnati) in Hamilton County, Ohio (dated April 23, 1910), Benjamin Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #110, he's a woodworker, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 25 years, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Minta (wife, born in Indiana, father born in New York, mother born in Indiana, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 43), Hellen (daughter, stenographer for an insurance company, born in Ohio, age 19), Esther (daughter, born in Ohio, age 14), May Beatty (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Ohio, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 22), and Milo Beatty (grandson, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 2).

    On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 464 (Norwood) in Hamilton County, Ohio (dated January 6, 1920), Mary M. Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #61, she's widowed, not working, born in Indiana, father born in New York, mother born in Indiana, and she's 53 years old. Also listed are Helen F. (daughter, single, stenographer for an insurance company, born in Ohio, age 29), Ester L. (daughter, single, bookkeeper for a malt company, born in Ohio, age 23), and Richard R. Cronkhite (boarder, single, advertising manager, born in Michigan, parents born in the United States, age 36).

      The children of BENJAMIN FAIRCHILD and MINTA MILLER are:

      1. MAY BELLE FAIRCHILD, b. June 13, 1887, Ohio, d. July 20, 1945, Los Angeles County, California, m. (1) (unknown first name) BEATTY, m. (2) PAUL WALTON.
      2. HELEN F. FAIRCHILD, b. December 8, 1890, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, m. HERBERT GUSTAVE SPELZHAUS.
      3. ESTHER L. FAIRCHILD, b. April 1896, Ohio.







    MAY BELLE FAIRCHILD, daughter of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN FAIRCHILD and MARY MINTA MILLER, was born June 13, 1887 in Ohio, and died July 20, 1945 in Los Angeles County, California. She married (1) (unknown first name) BEATTY, son of and . She married (2) PAUL WALTON, son of EDWIN G. WALTON and MINNIE M. (unknown last name), about 1918. He was born December 19, 1890 in Cincinnati, Marion County, Ohio, and died before 1940.

    Notes: When Paul Walton's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917, he stated that he was an inspector of some sort [hard to read], single, and that he was born December 19, 1890 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was found to be tall and stout, and he had brown eyes and dark-colored hair.

    According to California death record transcripts, May Belle Fairchild Walton was born June 13, 1887 in Ohio, and died July 20, 1945 in Los Angeles County. Her father's surname is listed as Fairchild, and her mother's maiden name as Miller.

    On page 11 of the 1900 census for District 274 (Cincinnati) in Hamilton County, Ohio (dated June 7, 1900), Edmund C. Walton is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a traveling salesman, born in May of 1861 in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio, married for 12 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in May of 1862 in Tennessee, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio, married for 12 years, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 38), Edwin (son, born in October of 1888 in Ohio, age 11), Paul (son, born in December of 1890 in Ohio, age 9), Ruth (daughter, born in September of 1895 in Ohio, age 4), Dorothy (daughter, born in February of 1898 in Ohio, age 2), and Marion (daughter, born in January of 1900 in Ohio, age 5 months).

    On page 24 of the 1910 census for District 81 (Cincinnati) in Hamilton County, Ohio (dated April 23, 1910), Benjamin Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #110, he's a woodworker, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 25 years, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Minta (wife, born in Indiana, father born in New York, mother born in Indiana, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 43), Hellen (daughter, stenographer for an insurance company, born in Ohio, age 19), Esther (daughter, born in Ohio, age 14), May Beatty (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Ohio, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 22), and Milo Beatty (grandson, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 2).

    On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 34 (Cincinnati) in Hamilton County, Ohio (dated April 26, 1910), Edwin G. Walton is listed as the head of the household for house #174, he's a traveling salesman of undertaker's supplies, born in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio, 1st marriage, married for 23 years, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Minnie M. (wife, born in Tennessee, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and 5 are still living, age 47), Edwin G. Jr. (son, single, bell clerk, born in Ohio, age 21), Paul (son, single, bank clerk, born in Ohio, age 19), Ruth W. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 14), Dorothy (daughter, born in Ohio, age 12), and Marion (son, born in Ohio, age 10).

    On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 464 (Norwood) in Hamilton County, Ohio (dated January 5, 1920), Paul Walton is listed as the head of the household for family #47, he's an inspector in an automobile shop, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are May B. (wife, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Indiana, age 32), Milo F. (son, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 12), and Virginia M. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 11 months).

    On page 32 of the 1930 census for District 31-302 (Norwood) in Hamilton County, Ohio (dated April 21, 1930), Paul Walton is listed as the head of the household for house #245, he's a heating engineer for the gas and electric company, born in Ohio, father born in Ohio, mother born in Tennessee, first married at age 27, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are May Walton (wife, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Indiana, first married at 18, age 42), Milo F. Walton (son, single, gasoline and oil salesman, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 22), and Virginia M. Walton (daughter, born in Ohio, age 11).

    On page 9 of the 1940 census for District 19-298 (Inglewood) in Los Angeles County, California (dated April 8, 1940), Milo F. Walton is listed as the head of the household for house #110, he's a budget man for a rubber company, born in Ohio, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 4 years of high school, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Dorothy F. (wife, not working, born in Indiana, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 2 years of college, age 32), Robert F. (son, born in California, age 8), Diane F. M. (daughter, born in California, age 5), May B. Walton (mother, widowed, born in Ohio, she was living in Cincinnati in 1935, 2 years of high school, age 52), Virginia M. Walton (sister, single, bookkeeper for an insurance company, she was living in Cincinnati in 1935, born in Ohio, age 21), and Charles F. Mode (father-in-law, widowed, not working, he was living in Indiana in 1935, born in Indiana, 8th grade education, age 72).

      The child of MAY FAIRCHILD and (unknown first name) BEATTY is:

      1. MILO FAIRCHILD BEATTY WALTON, b. July 11, 1907, Ohio, d. September 27, 1951, Los Angeles County, California, m. DOROTHY F. MODE, daughter of CHARLES F. MODE and (unknown). She was born about 1908 in Indiana.
        Notes: According to California death record transcripts, Milo Fairchild Walton was born July 11, 1907 in Ohio, and died September 27, 1951 in Los Angeles County. His father's surname is listed as Walton, and his mother's maiden name as Fairchild.
        According to Social Security death record transcripts, Milo Walton was born July 11, 1907, and died in September of 1951. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in California.
        According to California birth record transcripts, Robert Fairchild Walton was born in California and his mother's maiden name is listed as Mode.

      The child of MAY FAIRCHILD and PAUL WALTON is:

      1. VIRGINIA M. WALTON, b. 1919, Ohio.







    HELEN F. FAIRCHILD, daughter of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN FAIRCHILD and MARY MINTA MILLER, was born December 8, 1890 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. She married HERBERT GUSTAVE SPELZHAUS, son of AUGUST F. SPELZHAUS and ANNA J. KNORR, about 1920. He was born June 4, 1890 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.

    Notes: Helen F. Fairchild Spelzhaus reportedly died June 18, 1949 in Cincinnati, and Herbert Gustave Spelzhaus on August 24, 1962 in Cincinnati as well.

    Herbert G. Spelzhaus enlisted in the U.S. Army on April 25, 1918 in Cincinnati, Ohio, at the age of 27 years 11 months. He served in France during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive which was at the end of World War I. He was honorable discharged on May 24, 1919.

    When Herbert Gustave Spelzhaus's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, he stated that he was a clerk, that he was single, that he had a mother who was solely dependant on him, and that he was born June 4, 1890 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes and light-colored hair.

    According to Ohio birth record transcripts, Helen Fairchild was born December 8, 1890 in Springfield, Clark County, to B. F. Fairchild and Marita Miller.

    On page 22 of the 1900 census for District 95 (Cincinnati) in Hamilton County, Ohio (dated June 8, 1900), Gus F. Spelzhaus is listed as the head of the household for family #21, he's a civil engineer, born in October of 1860 in Germany, parents born in Germany, he immigrated to the U.S. in 1877 and is a naturalized citizen, married for 15 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Anna (wife, born in November of 1862 in Ohio, parents born in Germany, married for 15 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 37), Irma (daughter, born in September of 1885 in Ohio, age 14), and Herbert (son, born in June of 1890 in Ohio, age 9).

    On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 34 (Cincinnati) in Hamilton County, Ohio (dated April 23, 1910), August F. Spelzhaus is listed as the head of the household for house #96, he's a telephone construction foreman, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, he immigrated to the U.S. in 1866 and is a naturalized citizen, 1st marriage, married for 25 years, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Anna J. (wife, born in Ohio, father born in Germany, mother born in France, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 47), Herbert G. (son, timekeeper for street improvements, born in Ohio, age 19), and Louise Knorr (boarder, living off of own income, born in Ohio, father born in Germany, mother born in France, age 51).

    On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 360 (Cincinnati) in Hamilton County, Ohio (dated January 3 & 5, 1920), Anna J. Spelzhaus is listed as the head of the household for house #25, she's not working, widowed, born in Ohio, father born in Germany, mother born in Alsace Lorraine [Germany], and she's 57 years old. Also listed are Herbert G. (son, single, purchaser of supplies for Hamilton County, Ohio, born in Ohio, father born in Germany, mother born in Ohio, age 29), and Louise Knorr (sister, single, not working, born in Ohio, father born in Germany, mother born in Alsace Lorraine, age 61).

    On page 39 of the 1930 census for District 31-220 (Cincinnati) in Hamilton County, Ohio (dated April 16, 1930), Herman G. Spelzhaus is listed as the head of the household for house #344, he's a clerk for a surveyor, born in Ohio, father born in Germany, mother born in Ohio, first married at age 30, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Helen (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at 29, age 39), Richard (son, born in Ohio, age 8), and Louise Knorr (aunt, single, not working, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 72).

    On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 91-359 (Cincinnati) in Hamilton County, Ohio (dated April 16 & 17, 1940), Herbert Spelzhaus is listed as the head of the household for house #221, he's the deputy county auditor for the Hamilton County Courthouse, born in Ohio, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Helen F. (wife, born in Ohio, 4 years of high school, age 50), and Richard W. (son, born in Ohio, age 18).

      The child of HELEN FAIRCHILD and HERBERT SPELZHAUS is:

      1. RICHARD WARREN SPELZHAUS, b. March 23, 1922, d. July 24, 2000, Forrest City, St. Francis County, Arkansas, m. HILDA MENDOZA.
        Notes: According to a transcript of his obituary, Dr. Richard Warren Spelzhaus (age 78), son of Herbert G. and Helen Fairchild Spelzhaus, was born March 23, 1922, and died July 24, 2000 in Forrest City, Arkansas. His spouse's name is listed as Hilda Mendoza, and his children as Helen Spelzhaus Seidell of Tokyo, Japan, and Richard Curt Spelzhaus of Little Rock, Arkansas.







    HARMON SCOTT FAIRCHILD, son of EBENEZER FAIRCHILD and ELIZABETH HANNAH, was born August 25, 1860 in Kentucky, and August 17, 1908. He married ALICE E. KENNEDY, daughter of THOMAS KENNEDY and ELIZABETH (unknown last name), about 1884. She was born in September of 1863 in Ohio, and died March 29, 1929 in Clark County, Ohio.

    Notes: Information on Harmon Scott Fairchild can be found on page 369 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    According to Ohio death records, Alice E. Fairchild died March 29, 1929 in Clark County.

    On page 17 of the 1870 census for Moorefield in Clark County, Ohio (dated June 8, 1870), Thomas Kennedy is listed as the head of the household for house #121, he's a farmer, born in Maryland, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Ohio, age 34), Alice E. (born in Ohio, age 7), Annie B. (born in Ohio, age 3), William B. Kennedy (works on farm, born in Ohio, age 31), and David Kees (day laborer, born in Virginia, age 20).

    On page 26 of the 1880 census for District 40 (Moorefield) in Clark County, Ohio (dated June 18, 1880), Thomas Kennedy is listed as the head of the household for house #234, he's a farmer, born in Maryland, parents born in Maryland, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Virginia, age 44), Alice E. (daughter, born in Ohio, father born in Maryland, mother born in Ohio, age 17), Anne B. (daughter, born in Ohio, father born in Maryland, mother born in Ohio, age 13), Mary J. (daughter, born in Ohio, father born in Maryland, mother born in Ohio, age 7), Charles Sivots (servant, laborer, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, age 18), and Barbara Cookler (servant, single, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 38).

    On page 17 of the 1900 census for District 24 (Springfield Township) in Clark County, Ohio (dated June 6, 1900), Harmon Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #193, he's a teacher, born in August of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Alice (wife, born in September of 1863 in Ohio, father born in Maryland, mother born in Ohio, married for 16 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 36), Florence (daughter, born in May of 1886 in Ohio, age 14), Emerson (son, born in February of 1890 in Ohio, age 10), Ethel (daughter, born in November of 1893 in Ohio, age 6), and Edith (daughter, born in December of 1895 in Ohio, age 4).

    On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 31 (Springfield Township) in Clark County, Ohio (dated April 15, 1910), Alice Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #5, widowed, she's not working, born in Ohio, father born in Maryland, mother born in Ohio, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, and she's 45 years old. Also listed are Florence (daughter, single, school teacher, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 22), Emerson (son, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 19), Ethel (daughter, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 16), and Edith (daughter, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 14). They are living next to 2 of Alice's sisters, Anna B. Kennedy (head of household #6, single, not working, born in Ohio, father born in Maryland, mother born in Ohio, age 40), and Mary J. Kennedy (sister, single, not working, born in Ohio, father born in Maryland, mother born in Ohio, age 35).

    On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Springfield Township) in Clark County, Ohio (dated January 9, 1920), Alice E. Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #117, she's widowed, not working, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, and she's 52 years old. Also listed are Florence K. (daughter, single, school teacher, born in Ohio, age 32), Ethel (daughter, single, school teacher, born in Ohio, age 26), and Edith (daughter, single, stenographer for a casket company, born in Ohio, age 24). They are still living next to Alice's sisters.

    On page 22 of the 1930 census for District 12-27 (Springfield City) in Clark County, Ohio (dated April 19, 1930), Anna B. Kennedy is listed as the head of the household for house #243, she's single, not working, born in Ohio, father born in Maryland, mother born in Ohio, and she's 63 years old. Also listed are Jeanette M. Kennedy [Mary Jeanette Kennedy] (sister, single, not working, born in Ohio, father born in Maryland, mother born in Ohio, age 57), and Ethel Fairchild (niece, single, not working, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 36).

    On page 2 of the 1940 census for District 12-71 (Springfield Township) in Clark County, Ohio (dated April 3 & 4, 1940), Ethel Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #24, she's a public school teacher, born in Ohio, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 5 years of college, and she's 45 years old. Also listed is Dorothy Fairchild (niece, single, office secretary for a steel casting company, born in Ohio, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 19). Dorothy was the daughter of Ethel's brother, Emerson.

      The children of HARMON FAIRCHILD and ALICE KENNEDY are:

      1. FLORENCE K. FAIRCHILD, b. May 1886, Ohio, d. June 29, 1928, Clark County, Ohio.
        Notes: According to Ohio death records, Florence K. Fairchild died June 29, 1928 in Clark County.
      2. EMERSON HARMON FAIRCHILD, b. February 16, 1890, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, m. (1) DOROTHY HORTENSE MARTIN, m. (2) CARETTA R. SPENCER.
      3. ETHEL FAIRCHILD, b. November 1893, Ohio.
      4. EDITH FAIRCHILD, b. December 16, 1895, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, d. December 14, 1994, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, m. WILLIAM BURNETT DODSON.







    EMERSON HARMON FAIRCHILD, son of HARMON SCOTT FAIRCHILD and ALICE E. KENNEDY, was born February 16, 1890 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. He married (1) DOROTHY HORTENSE MARTIN, daughter of DWIGHT S. MARTIN and HORTENSE SCHEVERELL. She was born about 1894 in Ohio, and died April 19, 1927 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. He married (2) CARETTA R. SPENCER, daughter of CHARLES E. SPENCER and NELLIE HENDERSON, June 28, 1928 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. She was born June 30, 1902 in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, and died March 30, 1994 in Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio.

    Notes: According to Ohio birth record transcripts, Dorothea Hortense Martin was born February 28, 1894 in Harpersfield, Ashtabula County, to D. S. and Hortense Scheverell Martin.

    When Emerson Harmon Fairchild's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Detroit, Michigan, he stated that he was the production manager at Cadillac Motor Car Company in Detroit, that he was married, and that he was born February 16, 1890 in Springfield, Ohio. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

    According to Ohio death records, Hortense M. Fairchild died April 19, 1927 in Cuyahoga County.

    According to their Ohio marriage license, Emerson H. Fairchild (age 38), son of Harmon S. and Alice E. Kennedy Fairchild, was born in Springfield, Ohio, and had been married once before, with that wife being deceased. He was a sales manager. Caretta R. Spencer (age 26), daughter of Charles E. and Nella Henderson Spencer, was born in Pueblo, Colorado, and hadn't been married before. The license was issued on June 18, and they were married on June 19, 1928 in Cuyahoga County by Reverend J. S. Hefferan of Lakewood, Ohio.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Caretta S. Fairchild was born June 30, 1902, and died March 30, 1994. She received her Social Security card prior in 1952-1953 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Eastlake, Lake County, Ohio.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Caretta Spencer Fairchild was born June 30, 1902 in Colorado, and died March 30, 1994 in a long-term care facility in Kirtland, Lake County, age the age of 91. Her father's surname is listed as Spencer, her mother's maiden name as Henderson, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

    On page 1 of the 1900 census for District 22 (Harpersfield) in Ashtabula County, Ohio (dated April 15, 1910), Dwight S. Martin is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in October of 1865 in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, married for 3 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Frances M. (wife, born in October of 1879 in Ohio, father born in New York, mother born in Ohio, married for 3 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 20), Gerral H. (son, born in August of 1891 in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 8), Dorothea H. (daughter, born in February of 1894 in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 6), and Marjorie M. (daughter, born in January of 1898 in Ohio, age 2).

    On page 26 of the 1910 census for District 14 (East Cleveland) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (dated April 30, 1910), Charles E. Spencer is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a laundry driver, born in Pennsylvania, father born in New York, mother born in the United States, 1st marriage, married for 9 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Nellie M. (wife, born in Ohio, father born in English Canada, mother born in Ireland, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 28), Caretta R. (daughter, born in Colorado, age 7), and Donabel P. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 2).

    On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 30 (Harpersfield Township) in Ashtabula County, Ohio (dated April 15, 1910), Dewight S. Martin is listed as the head of the household for house #9, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, 2nd marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Myrtle F. (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 30), Marjorie M. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 12), Franklin G. (son, born in Ohio, age 2), Dorothy H. (daughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 16), and Franklin C. Martin (father, divorced, not working, born in Ohio, parents born in Massachusetts, age 70).

    On page 39 of the 1920 census for District 185 (Akron) in Summit County, Ohio (dated January 20, 1920), Emmerson H. Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #309, he's an industrial engineer for a rubber company, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Hortense (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 26), and Alfred Gradolph (single, private secretary, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 28).

    On page 24 of the 1920 census for District 3 (Cleveland) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (dated January 13, 1920), Charles E. Spencer is listed as the head of the household for house #199, he's the manager of a laundry, born in Pennsylvania, father born in Illinois, mother born in Ohio, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Nellie (wife, born in Ohio, father born in English Canada, mother born in Ireland, age 38), Caretta (daughter, born in Colorado, age 17), Donabelle (daughter, born in Ohio, age 11), and Charles E. Jr. (son, born in Ohio, age 5).

    On pages 49 & 50 of the 1930 census for District 18-658 (Lakewood City) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (dated April 22 & 23, 1930), Emerson H. Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for family #777, he's a district sales manager for a truck company, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at age 38, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Karetta R. (wife, born in Colorado, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio, first married at 25, age 27), and Dorothy M. (daughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 9).

      The child of EMERSON FAIRCHILD and HORTENSE MARTIN is:

      1. DOROTHY MARTIN FAIRCHILD, b. May 26, 1920, Summit County, Ohio, d. February 23, 1993, Alameda, Alameda County, California.
        Notes: Dorothy Fairchild is found living with her aunt, Ethel Fairchild, in 1940.
        According to Ohio birth record transcripts, Dorothy M. Fairchild was born May 26, 1920 in Summit County. Under "Additonal Information" it says "Martin."
        According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dorothy M. Fairchild was born May 26, 1920, and died February 23, 1993. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Alameda, Alameda County, California.
        According to California death record transcripts, Dorothy Martin Fairchild was born May 26, 1920 in California, and died February 23, 1993 in Alameda County. Her mother's maiden name is listed as Martin.







    EDITH FAIRCHILD, daughter of HARMON SCOTT FAIRCHILD and ALICE E. KENNEDY, was born December 16, 1895 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, and died December 14, 1994 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. She married WILLIAM BURNETT DODSON, son of EDWARD L. DODSON and PHRONIE T. M. MOHLER, about 1922. He was born February 26, 1893 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, and died October 2, 1984 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.

    Notes: On page 4280 of the book "Ohio Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, World War, 1917-1918" it says: "William Burnett Dodson, 1st Lt., White, 301 E. Cecil St. Springfield, O. Br Springfield, O. Feb 26/93. 2 Lt Inf Aug 15/17 fr ORC. Ft Benj Harrison Ind. 1 Lt Dec 6/17. 315 Inf to disch. Cp Sherman O; AEF; Cp Merritt NJ. Meuse-Argonne. WIA slightly Nov 9/18. AEF July 9/18 to June 30/19. Hon disch July 21/19. Awd SS."

    Phronie Mohler Dodson's full first name was reportedly Sophronia.

    According to Ohio birth record transcripts, William Bennett Dodson was born February 26, 1893 in Springfield, Clark County, to E. L. and P. T. Mohler Dodson.

    When William Burnett Dodson's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 1, 1917 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, he stated that he was Candidate 27 in Fort Benjamin Harrison, that he was single, and that he was born February 26, 1893 in Springfield. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

    When William Burnett Dodson's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Springfield, that the person who would always know his address was Mrs. Edith F. Dodson of Springfield, and that he was born February 26, 1893 in Springfield. He was found to be 6 feet tall, he weighed 165 pounds, and he had blue eyes, brown hair, and a sallow complexion.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Edith F. Dodson was born December 16, 1895, and died December 14, 1994. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Edith F. Fairchild Dodson was born December 16, 1895 in Springfield, Clark County, and died December 14, 1994 in Mercy Medical Center in Springfield at the age of 98. Her father's surname is listed as Fairchild, her mother's maiden name as Kennedy, and she was widowed and living in Springfield at the time of her death.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, William Dodson was born February 26, 1893, and died in October of 1984. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, William B. Dodson was born about 1893 in Ohio, and died October 2, 1984 in Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Clark County, at the age of 91. He was married and living in Springfield at the time of his death.

    On page 15 of the 1900 census for District 21 (Springfield Township) in Clark County, Ohio (dated June 7, 1900), Edward L. Dodson is listed as the head of the household for house #137, he's a sealing wax manufacturer, born in April of 1847 in Ohio, father born in Maryland, mother born in Ohio, married for 20 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Phronie T. M. (wife, born in August of 1862 in Ohio, father born in Virginia, mother born in Illinois, married for 20 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 3 are still living, age 37), Helen (daughter, born in October of 1880 in Ohio, age 19), Ruth (daughter, born in September of 1888 in Ohio, age 11), William B. (son, born in February of 1893 in Ohio, age 7), Sarah B. Morris (great-aunt, widowed, not working, born in November of 1821 in Maryland, parents born in Maryland, she hasn't had any children, age 78), Maude E. Moler (sister-in-law, single, college student, born in October of 1878 in Ohio, father born in Virginia, mother born in Illinois, age 21), and Nancy Deane (servant, single, born in March of 1880 in Ohio, father born in Massachusetts, mother born unknown, age 20).

    On pages 20 & 21 of the 1910 census for District 26 (Springfield City) in Clark County, Ohio (dated April 25, 1910), Edward L. Dodson is listed as the head of the household for house #352, he's a manufacturer, born in Ohio, father born in Maryland, mother born in Ohio, 1st marriage, married for 30 years, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Phronie T. (wife, born in Ohio, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Illinois, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 3 are still living, age 48), Helen (daughter, single, not working, born in Ohio, age 29), Ruth (daughter, single, organist, born in Ohio, age 21), and William B. (son, born in Ohio, age 17).

    On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 12-36 (Springfield City) in Clark County, Ohio (dated April 14, 1930), William B. Dodson is listed as the head of the household for house #138, he's a production clerk at an electric factory, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at age 29, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Edith (wife, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, first married at 26, age 34), and Richard D. (son, born in Ohio, age 10 months).

    On page 15 of the 1940 census for District 12-8 (German Township) in Clark County, Ohio (dated April 29, 1940), William B. Dodson is listed as the head of the household for house #191, he's the proprieter of a bicycle and gun repair shop, born in Ohio, he was living in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, in 1935, he has 1 year of college, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Edith F. (wife, born in Ohio, 4 years of high school, age 44), and Richard (son, born in Ohio, age 10).

      The child of EDITH FAIRCHILD and WILLIAM DODSON is:

      1. RICHARD D. DODSON, b. 1929, Ohio.







    KATHERINE MAY "KATIE" FAIRCHILD, daughter of EBENEZER FAIRCHILD and ELIZABETH HANNAH, was born May 7, 1869 in Kentucky, and died December 28, 1924 in Montgomery County, Ohio. She married JAMES L. BABB about 1896. He was born in September of 1869 in Indiana, and died January 23, 1959 in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio. James Babb married ELLA (unknown last name).

    Notes: Information on Katie May Fairchild can be found on page 369 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Katie Fairchild's name appears as "Arminta" in the 1870 census.

    According to Ohio death records, Katherine M. Babb died December 28, 1924 in Montgomery County.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, James L. Babb was born about 1870, and died January 23, 1959 in a long-term care facility in Fairborn, Greene County, at the age of 89. He was married and living in Dayton, Montgomery County, at the time of his death.

    On page 19 of the 1900 census for District 24 (Springfield Township) in Clark County, Ohio (dated June 6, 1900), James Babb is listed as the head of the household for house #221, he's a compositer, born in September of 1869 in Indiana, father born in Indiana, mother born in Ohio, married for 4 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are May (wife, born in May of 1869 in Kentucky, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, she hasn't had any children, age 31), and Elizabeth Fairchild (mother-in-law, married, born in June of 1835 in Kentucky, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in North Carolina, married for 45 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 7 are still living, age 64).

    On pages 2 & 3 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Dayton) in Montgomery County, Ohio (dated April 15 & 16, 1910), James S. Babb is listed as the head of the household for house #30, he's a newpaper printer, born in Indiana, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed Katie M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she hasn't had any children age 40).

    On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 113 (Dayton Township) in Montgomery County, Ohio (dated January 3, 1920), James Babb is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a newspaper printer, born in Indiana, parents born in Indiana, and he's 50 years old. Also listed is Katie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 50).

    On page 40 of the 1930 census for District 57-188 (Dayton) in Montgomery, Ohio (dated April 15, 1930), James L. Babb is listed as the head of the household for house #551, he's a printer for a publisher, born in Indiana, father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana, first married at age 28, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Pennsylvania, first married at 26, age 37), and Reed (son, born in Illinois, father born in Indiana, mother born in Ohio, age 7).

    On page 42 of the 1940 census for District 94-86 (Dayton) in Montgomery, Ohio (dated Aprl 24, 1940), James L. Babb is listed as the head of the household for house #462, he's a printer for a publishing company, born in Indiana, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 1 year of high school, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Indiana, 8th grade education, age 46), Reed S. (son, married, printer, born in Illinois, 4 years of high school, age 18), and Freda (daughter-in-law, born in Ohio, she was living in the Dayton in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 18).







    MARTHA BROWN "MATTIE" FAIRCHILD, daughter of EBENEZER FAIRCHILD and ELIZABETH HANNAH, was born March 6, 1871 in Boone County, Kentucky, died November 28, 1937, and is buried in Ferncliff Cemetery in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. She married LUDWIG J. VESTER about 1890. He was born in January of 1859 in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, died June 6, 1934, and is buried in Ferncliff Cemetery in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.

    Notes: Information on Martha Brown Fairchild can be found on page 369 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Information found on findagrave.com shows that Mattie B. Vester died November 28, 1937 and is buried in Ferncliff Cemetery in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, and that Ludwig J. Vester died June 6, 1934 and is buried in the same cemetery.

    Information found on Ferncliff Cemetery's Web site shows that Ludwig J. Vester was born in Chillicothe, Ohio, died June 6, 1934, and was buried on June 8, 1934 in Section T, Lot 184, Space 2, that Mattie B. Vestor was born in Boone County, Kentucky, died November 28, 1937, and was buried on December 1, 1937 in Section T, Lot 184, Space 4, and that Roger A. Vester was born in Springfield, died August 26, 1974, and was buried August 29, 1974 in Section T, Lot 184, Space 1.

    On page 20 of the 1900 census for District 16 (Springfield Township) in Clark County, Ohio (dated June 7, 1900), Ludwig J. Vester is listed as the head of the household for house #175, he's a mail carried, born in January of 1859 in Ohio, parents born in Germany, married for 10 years, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Mattie B. (wife, born in March of 1871 in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 29), Merriam (son, born in May of 1892 in Ohio, age 8), Dorthy (daughter, born in August of 1896 in Ohio, age 3), Paul (son, born in April of 1899 in Ohio, age 1), Ebonezer Fairchild (father-in-law, married, not working, born in July of 1825 in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, married for 46 years, age 75), and Frank Hargo (boarder, widowed, not working, born in January of 1850 in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 50).

    On page 21 of the 1910 census for District 51 (Springfield Township) in Clark County, Ohio (dated April 22, 1910), Ludwig J. Vester is listed as the he a postman for the government, born in Ohio, parents born in Germany, 1st marriage, married for 19 years, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Mattie B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 39), Ludwig M. (son, dispatcher for the electric railway, born in Ohio, age 17), Dorothy (daughter, born in Ohio, age 13), Paul (son, born in Ohio, age 11), Roger (son, born in Ohio, age 7), and Eugene (son, born in Ohio, age 8 months).

    On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 86 (Springfield Township) in Clark County, Ohio (dated January 8, 1920), Ludwig J. Vester is listed as the head of the household for house #132, he's a letter carrier for the post office, born in Ohio, parents born in Germany, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Mattie B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 48), Dorothy (daughter, single, grade school teacher, born in Ohio, age 23), Paul (son, collector for the daily newspaper, born in Ohio, age 20), Roger A. (son, apprentice printer in a printing shop, born in Ohio, age 17), Eugene V. (son, born in Ohio, age 11), and Fred Gobler (roomer, single, foreman for a casket company, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, age 37).

    On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 12-45 (Springfield City) in Clark County, Ohio (dated April 11, 1930), Ludwig J. Vester is listed as the head of the household for house #61, he's a shoe repairer in a shoe shop, born in Ohio, parents born in Germany, first married at age 31, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Mattie B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 59), Dorothy J. (daughter, single, public school teacher, born in Ohio, age 33), Roger (son, single, pressman in a print shop, born in Ohio, age 26), and Eugene (son, single, radio tester for a radio manufacturing company, born in Ohio, age 21).

      The children of MATTIE FAIRCHILD and LUDWIG VESTER are:

      1. LUDWIG MARION VESTER, b. May 16, 1892, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, d. February 28, 1980, Ventura, Ventura County, California, m. ZULA L. MCMILLAN.
      2. DOROTHY VESTER, b. August 24, 1896, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.
        Notes: According to Ohio birth record transcripts, Dorothy Vester was born August 24, 1896 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, to Ludwig Vester and Mattie Fairchild.
      3. PAUL F. VESTER, b. April 3, 1899, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, d. March 28, 1988, Lee's Summit, Jackson County, Missouri, m. HARRIET PAUL.
      4. ROGER ALEXANDER VESTER, b. August 10, 1902, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, d. August 26, 1974, buried in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.
        Notes: According to Ohio birth record transcripts, Roger Alexander Vester was born August 10, 1902 in Springfield, Clark County, to Ludwig J. Vester and Mattie Fairchild.
      5. EUGENE V. VESTER, b. 1909, Ohio.







    LUDWIG MARION VESTER, son of MARTHA BROWN "MATTIE" FAIRCHILD and LUDWIG J. VESTER, was born May 16, 1892 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, and died February 28, 1980 in Ventura, Ventura County, California. He married ZULA L. MCMILLAN, daughter of DAVID H. MCMILLAN and MINNIE P. (unknown last name), about 1918. She was born September 24, 1895 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, died April 1, 1976 in Springfield, Clark County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ferncliff Cemetery in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.

    Notes: On page 626 of the book "Ohio Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, World War, 1917-1918" it says: "Vester, Marion, 1954786, White, Arrow Creek, Mont. NA Springfield, O. Sept 20/17. Br Springfield, O. May 16/92. Btry A 324 FA to disch. Corp Oct 4/17. Meuse-Argonne. AEF June 12/18 to May 22/19. Hon disch June 5/19."

    According to Ohio birth record transcripts, Marion Vestor was born May 16, 1892 in Springfield, Clark County, to L. Vester and Mattie Fairchild.

    When Marion Vester's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Fergus County, Montana, he stated that he was a farm hand in Arrow Creek, Montana, that he was single, and that he was born May 16, 1892 in Springfield, Ohio. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and brown hair.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, L. Vester was born May 16, 1892, and died in February of 1980. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence and last benefit was paid out in Ventura, Ventura County, California.

    According to California death record transcripts, Ludwig Marion Vester was born May 16, 1892 in Ohio, and died February 28, 1980 in Ventura County. His mother's maiden name is listed as Fairchild.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Zula Vester was born September 24, 1895, and died in April of 1976. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Zula L. Vester was born about 1896, and died April 1, 1976 in a long-term care facility in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. She was living in Clark County and married at the time of her death.

    Information found on Ferncliff Cemetery's Web site shows that Zula L. Vester was born in Springfield, died April 1, 1976, and was buried April 3, 1976 in Section L, Lot 95, Space 6.

    On pages 16 & 17 of the 1900 census for District 19 (Springfield City) in Clark County, Ohio (dated June 7, 1900), David McMillen is listed as the head of the household for house #152, he's a machinist, born in September of 1856 in Massachusetts, parents born in Massachusetts, married for 10 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in December of 1868 in Ohio, father born in Virginia, mother born in the District of Columbia, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 31), Maud (daughter, born in October of 1890 in Ohio, age 10), Lottie (daughter, born in August of 1891 in Ohio, age 8), and Zula (daughter, born in September of 1895 in Ohio, age 4).

    On page 21 of the 1910 census for District 24 (Springfield City) in Clark County, Ohio (dated April 26, 1910), David H. McMillan is listed as the head of the household for house #277, he's an inspector of farm machines, born in Massachusetts, father born in Ireland, mother born in Massachusetts, 1st marriage, married for 21 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Minnie P. (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 41), Zula L. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 14), and Gladys P. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 5).

    On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 108 (Springfield Township) in Clark County, Ohio (dated January 6, 1920), Marion Vester is listed as the head of the household for family #216, he's an office clerk, born in Ohio, parents born in the United States, and he's 27 years old. Also listed is Zula (wife, saleslady in a store, born in Ohio, parents born in the United States, age 24).

    On page 30 of the 1930 census for District 12-30 (Springfield City) in Clark County, Ohio (dated April 18, 1930), Marion Vester is listed as the head of the household for house #336, he's a buyer for a gasoline company, born in Ohio, father born in Ohio, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Zula L. (wife, born in Ohio, father born in Massachusetts, mother born in Ohio, first married at 22, age 34), and Harold M. (son, born in Ohio, age 9).

    On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 12-33 (Springfield City) in Clark County, Ohio (dated April 24, 1940), L. Marion Vester is listed as the head of the household for house #2, he's a representative for an insurance company, born in Ohio, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 3 years of high school, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Zula (wife, born in Ohio, 3 years of high school, age 44), and Harold (son, born in Ohio, 1 year of college, age 19).

      The child of MARION VESTER and ZULA MCMILLAN is:

      1. HAROLD M. VESTER, b. 1921, Ohio.







    PAUL F. VESTER, son of MARTHA BROWN "MATTIE" FAIRCHILD and LUDWIG J. VESTER, was born April 3, 1899 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, and died March 28, 1988 in Lee's Summit, Jackson County, Missouri. He married HARRIET PAUL about 1924. She was born about 1903 in Missouri.

    Notes: On page 17875 of the book "Ohio Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, World War, 1917-1918" it says: "Vester, Paul, 5285781, White, 1025 S. Limestone St., Springfield, O. NA Yellow Springs, O. Oct 5/18. Br Springfield, O. Apr 3/99. SATC Antioch Coll Yellow Springs O to disch. Pvt. Hon disch Dec 16/18."

    According to Ohio birth record transcripts, [no first name] Vester was born April 3, 1899 in Springfield, Clark County, to Louie Vester and Mattie Fairchild.

    When Paul Vester's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, he stated that his closest relative was L. J. Vester of Springfield, and that he was born April 3, 1899. He was found to be of medium height and build.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Paul F. Vester was born April 3, 1899, and died March 28, 1988. He received his Social Security card in 1956-1957 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Lee's Summit, Jackson County, Missouri.

    On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 25-104 (Columbus) in Franklin County, Ohio (dated April 2, 1930), Paul H. Vester is listed as the head of household for house #44, he's a mail clerk for the railroad, born in Ohio, father born in Ohio, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 28, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Harriett (wife, born in Missouri, parents born in Illinois, first married at 21, age 27), Dick (son, born in Ohio, age 4 years 6 months), Doris (daughter, born in Ohio, age 4 years 6 months), Kenneth Brown (lodger, divorced, clerk in a railroad office, born in West Virginia, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Virginia, age 30), Herbert Collins (lodger, single, restaurant cook, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 28), Bert A. Williams (uncle, single, laborer doing tile works, born in Montana, father born in Nebraska, mother born in Ohio, age 29), Wilbur S. Harris (lodger, widowed, tile setter, born in Idaho, parents born in New York, age 53), and Liza E. Van Horn (lodger, single, saleslady in a department store, born in Iowa, parents born in Ioway, age 26).

    On page 16 of the 1940 census for District 12-38 (Springfield) in Clark County, Ohio (dated April 12 - 15, 1940), Paul Vester is listed as the head of the household for house #166, he's a railway mail clerk, born in Ohio, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 2 years of college, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Harriet (wife, born in Missouri, 1 year of college, age 36), Richard (son, born in Ohio, age 14), and Doris (daughter, born in Ohio, age 14).

      The children of PAUL VESTER and HARRIET PAUL are:

      1. RICHARD F. VESTER, b. October 3, 1925, Clark County, Ohio.
        According to Ohio birth record transcripts, Richard F. Vester was born October 3, 1925 in Clark County. Under "Additional Information" it says "Paul."
      2. DORIS VESTER, b. October 3, 1925, Clark County, Ohio.
        Notes: Richard and Doris Vester were twins.
        According to Ohio birth record transcripts, Boris Y. Vester was born October 3, 1925 in Clark County. Under "Additional Information" it says "Paul."







    SUSAN FAIRCHILD, daughter of NANCY CONLEY and ASA J. FAIRCHILD, was born about 1827 in Kentucky, and died before December of 1865. She married SOLOMON F. SPRADLIN, son of JOHN A. SPRADLIN and (unknown), October 16, 1851 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born April 24, 1824 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died after 1900. Solomon Spradlin married (2) CATHERINE MANERVA MAY on December 27, 1865 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born in August of 1839 in Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 369 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. In that book (Volume II) it says that Susan Fairchild was born in 1827, and married Solomon Spradlin in October of 1851. They had children John M. Spradlin, George Spradlin, and Henry J. Spradlin.

    Information on this family can also be found on pages 524 & 525 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: "Others [Spradlins] trace to John A. Spradlin, who was born in Scott County, Virginia, and early in life came to the Big Sandy where he died November 4, 1855. He had a son Solomon F. Spradlin who was born in Floyd County April 24, 1824. This Solomon F. Spradlin was the father of John M. Spradlin who was born in Floyd County August 22, 1852.

    There are two transcripts of a marriage record for Susan Fairchild and Solomon Spradlin. One says that the were married October 16, 1851 in Johnson County, and that other says that they were born November 22, 1851 in Johnson County.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Solomon Spradlin married Katherine M. May December 27, 1865 in Morgan County.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Wm. H. Spradlin was born April 16, 1878 in Morgan County to Solomon Spradlin (b. Floyd County) and Catharine May (b. Morgan County).

    On page 72 of the 1850 census for My District in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated August 20, 1850), Jonathan Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #442, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Mary A. Spradlin (born in Kentucky, age 18), and Solomon Spradlin (born in Kentucky, age 26).

    On page 42 of the 1860 census for District 1 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 26, 1860), Solomon F. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #258, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Susan (born in Kentucky, age 30), John M. (born in Kentucky, age 8), George W. (born in Kentucky, age 5), and Henry J. (born in Kentucky, age 3).

    On page 12 of the 1870 census for Precinct 8 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 5, 1870), Solomon F. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Manerva (born in Kentucky, age 30), John M. (born in Kentucky, age 17), George W. (born in Kentucky, age 15), Henry J. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Thomas F. (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Susan (born in September of 1869 in Kentucky, age 9 months).

    On page 4 of the 1880 census for District 84 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), S. F. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed is Catherine M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 39), Thomas F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Susan C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Jonathan B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Mary F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and William H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

    On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 142 (Ardmore) in Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory (dated June 4, 1900), Solomon F. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #71, he's a day laborer, born in April of 1824 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, married for 35 years, and he's 76 years old. Also listed are Catherine (wife, born in August of 1839 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 35 years, age 60), Susan K. (daughter, single, not working, born in September of 1869 in Kentucky, age 30), and Blair (son, single, day laborer, born in September of 1872 in Kentucky, age 27).

      The children of SUSAN FAIRCHILD and SOLOMON SPRADLIN are:

      1. JOHN MERRETT "SQUIRE" SPRADLIN, b. August 22, 1852, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. March 23, 1935, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) JOANNA EASTERLING, m. (2) ANGELINE PRICE, m. (3) SPICY S. HOWELL.
      2. GEORGE W. SPRADLIN, b. February 14, 1855, Middle Creek, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. February 5, 1939, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Morgan County, Kentucky, m. CYNTHIA ANN EASTERLING.
      3. HENRY J. SPRADLIN, b. January 1, 1857, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. January 3, 1933, Wayland, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Estill, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. ROSA T. ANN LEMASTER.







    JOHN MERRETT "SQUIRE" SPRADLIN, son of SUSAN FAIRCHILD and SOLOMON F. SPRADLIN, was born August 22, 1852 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died March 23, 1935 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) JOANNA EASTERLING, daughter of WALTER C. EASTERLING and ELIZA J. DOWNING, about 1877. She was born in February of 1851 in Kentucky, and died before 1907. He married (2) ANGELINE PRICE, daughter of JEFF PRICE and SUSAN WARD, about 1907. She was born November 14, 1864 in Kentucky, died February 12, 1923 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Bridgeford Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (3) SPICY S. HOWELL about 1925. She was born about 1865 in Kentucky, and died before 1935.

    Notes: Information on John Spradlin can be found on page 369 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 524 & 525 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: "Solomon F. Spradlin was the father of John M. Spradlin who was born in Floyd County August 22, 1852. 'Squire' Spradlin as he is familiarly known, moved with his father's family to Morgan County in 1857. In 1893 he came to Johnson County where he has since resided. He was a teacher for fourteen years, was a justice of the peace for twelve years, was deputy clerk of the Johnson County Court for three years, and clerk of the Johnson Quarterly Court for five years.
    "John M. Spradlin and wife have the following children; Eliza S., born December 23, 1877, married Henry Sherman; Walter S., born October 27, 1879, and now resides at Paintsville; George D., born May 29, 1884, now deceased; Amanda E., born October 30, 1887, married a McCansland; and Dennis H., born July 12, 1891.
    "Henry Sherman is deceased. He and Eliza S. had a daughter Marie. Walter S. has one daughter. Amanda E. is a woman of jovial disposition."

    Joanna Easterling was the sister of Mary E. Easterling and Cynthia Ann Easterling (who married John Spradlin's brother, George). Their mother's maiden name was determined by finding the birth records of 3 of her children. Nancy Easterling was born January 21, 1853 in Licking, Morgan County, to Walter C. Easterling and Eliza J. Downing, Cyntha Ann Easterling was born January 13, 1855 in Licking River, Morgan County, to W. C. Easterling and Eliza J. Downing, and William T. Easterling was born January 24, 1857 in Licking, Morgan County, to Walters [sic] C. Easterling and Eliza J. Downing.

    According to Kentucky birth records, John Merrett Spradlin was born August 22, 1852 in Floyd County to Solomon Spradlin and Susan Farchild.

    According to his death certificate, John M. Spradlin died March 23, 1935 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from influenza, chronic bronchitis (40 years), and myocarditis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as August 22, 1852, his marital status as widowed, his wife as Spicy Howell, his occupation as attorney-at-law, his parents as Solomon Spradlin (b. Kentucky) and Susan Fairchild (b. Kentucky), the informant as Walter Spradlin of Paintsville, and the burial place as Paintsville.

    According to her death certificate, Angeline Price Spradlin died February 12, 1923 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis of the bowels. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as November 14, 1864, her marital status as married, her parents as Jeff Price (b. Kentucky) and Susan Ward (b. Kentucky), the informant as "J. M. Spradlin (Husband)," and the burial place as Bridgeford Cemetery.

    On page 24 of the 1860 census for District 1 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1860), Walter C. Easterling is listed as the head of the household for house #145, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Elza J. (born in Kentucky, age 33), Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 13), James D. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Joanah (born in Kentucky, age 9), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 7), Cyntha (born in Kentucky, age 5), William T. (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Harvey Johnson (born in Kentucky, age 18).

    On page 12 of the 1870 census for Precinct 8 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 5, 1870), Naomi Nickell is found living with her mother in the home of her grandparents. Walter C. Easterling is listed as the head of the household for house #78, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Eliza J. (born in Kentucky, age 43), Joanna (born in Kentucky, age 19), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 17), Cyntha A. (born in Kentucky, age 15), William T. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Susan C. (born in Kentucky, age 10), Rebecca F. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Mary Nickell (born in Kentucky, age 23), and Naoma Nickell (born in November of 1869 in Kentucky, age 7 months). They are living next to Joanna's future husband's family.

    On page 4 of the 1880 census for District 84 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), John M. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #72, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Joannah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28), Eliza S. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Walter F. (son, born in November of 1879 in Kentucky, age 7 months). John's brothers are in house #70.

    On page 36 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), John Spadlin [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #294, he's a farmer, born in August of 1852 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 23 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Joana [hard to read] (wife, born in February of 1851 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 23 years, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 49), Eliza (daughter, single, not working, born in December of 1877 in Kentucky, age 22), Walter F. (son, born in October of 1879 in Kentucky, age 20), George [hard to read] (son, born in May of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Amana [sic] E. (daughter, born in October of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), and Dennie [hard to read] H. (son, born in July of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8).

    On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 64 (Paintsville Ward 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1910), J. M. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #35, he's the keeper of a boarding house, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 3 years, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Angeline (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 3 years, she hasn't had any children, age 45), George (son, single, laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 25), Frank Dixon (boarder, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), Jas. H. Spradlin [James H. Spradlin] (uncle, married, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 30 years, age 72), and Ellen Holbrook (aunt, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, she hasn't had any children, age 75).

    On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 30 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 3 & 5, 1920), John Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a lawyer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Angie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 56), George (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 35), and Dennis (son, divorced, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 27).

    On page 35 of the 1930 census for District 58-1 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), John M. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #362, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 77 years old. Also listed are Spicy S. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 60, age 65), and Dennis H. (son, divorced, laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, age 38).

      The children of SQUIRE SPRADLIN and JOANNA EASTERLING are:

      1. ELIZABETH S. "ELIZA" SPRADLIN, b. December 23, 1877, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. January 9, 1968, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. HENRY B. SHERMAN.
      2. WALTER F. SPRADLIN, b. October 27, 1879, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. January 28, 1971, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. EMMA J. DANIEL.
      3. GEORGE DANIEL SPRADLIN, b. May 29, 1884, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. October 9, 1920, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: When George Daniel Spradlin's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he worked in mining for the Paint Creek Mining Supply Company, that his closest relative was J. M. Spradlin of Paintsville, and that he was born May 29, 1884. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had black eyes and dark brown hair.
        According to his death certificate, George Daniel Spradlin died October 9, 1920 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from diabetes. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Morgan County, Kentucky, his birth date as May 29, 1884, his marital status as single, his occupation as coal miner, his parents as John Merrett Spradlin (b. Floyd County) and Joanna Easterling (b. Morgan County), and the burial place as Bridgeford Cemetery in Paintsville.
        According to Kentucky death record transcripts, George D. Spradlin died October 2, 1920 in Johnson County at the age of 36.
      4. AMANDA E. SPRADLIN, b. October 30, 1887, Kentucky, d. November 28, 1965, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio m. SAMUEL HANNAH MCCAUSLAND.
      5. DENNIS H. SPRADLIN, b. July 12, 1891, Bloomington, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
        Notes: Dennis Spradlin is found living with his sister, Amanda, in 1940.
        When Dennis Spradlin's World War I draft registration card was filled out on May 31, 1917 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a miner working for So. Carbon Coal Company in Carbon, West Virginia, that he was married, that he had "One eye out," and that he was born July 12, 1891 in Bloomington, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.







    ELIZABETH S. "ELIZA" SPRADLIN, daughter of JOHN MERRETT "SQUIRE" SPRADLIN and JOANNA EASTERLING, was born December 23, 1877 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died January 9, 1968 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in East Ashland Memorial Gardens in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married HENRY B. SHERMAN, son of BURGESS "BIRD" SHERMAN and MARTHA "MATTIE" CASSIDY, September 30, 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born about 1869 in Kentucky, died August 20, 1914 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, and is buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 525 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 Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Henry B. Sherman (age 30), married Eliza S. Spradlin (age 22) on September 30, 1900 in Johnson County.

    According to her death certificate, there was a female who was stillborn on January 27, 1911 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, to Henry Sherman (b. Johnson County) and Eliza Spradlin (b. Johnson County). The informant was Henry Sherman of Paintsville, and the burial place was Stafford Graveyard.

    According to her obituary, Eliza Spradlin Sherman (age 91), daughter of the late John M. (Squire) and Joanne Easterling Spradlin, was a resident of Paintsville most of her life, but had been living for a number of years with her daughter, Mrs. Marie Daugherty, in Catlettsburg. She was born December 23, 1877 in Morgan County, died January 9, 1968 in an Ashland hospital, and was buried in East Ashland Memorial Gardens. In addition to her daughter, she was survived by 1 brother, Walter F. Spradlin (of Paintsville); and 1 niece, Irene S. Cole. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    Information found on findagrave.com shows that Elizabeth "Eliza" Sherman died in January of 1968 and is buried in William Garden 1 in Golden Oakes Memorial Gardens in Ashland.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Eliza S. Sherman was born December 23, 1877, and died January 15, 1968. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Elizbth [sic] S. Sherman died January 9, 1968 in Boyd County at the age of 90. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

    According to his death certificate, Henry Sherman died August 20, 1914 in Eastern State Hospital in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as "unknown," his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as parents as Bird Sherman (b. Kentucky) and Mattie Cassedy (b. Kentucky), the informand as Eastern State Hospital records, and the burial place as Paintsville, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Henry Sherman died August 20, 1914 in Fayette County at the age of 45.

    On page 18 of the 1870 census for Paintsville in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 11, 1870), Bird Sherman is listed as the head of the household for house #126, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Matty J. (born in Kentucky, age 24), Calla J. (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Henry (born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 16 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1880), Burgess Sherman is listed as the head of the household for house #247, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Martha J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Alabama, age 34), Henry B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Thomas C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Cora (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Alonzo (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), James B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and John S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 24 of the 1910 census for District 65 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), Heny [sic] Sherman is listed as the head of the household for house #178, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 8 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Eliza (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and 1 is still living, age 32), and Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7).

    On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 29 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 2, 1920), Eliza Sherman is listed as the head of the household for house #2, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 42 years old. Also listed is Marie F. (daughter, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

    On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 10-3 (Catlettsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Thomas Daughterty [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #13, he's a cashier for C & O Railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Marie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 28), Billie B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Dickie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), Rebecca Ray (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 months), and Eliza Sherman (mother-in-law, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 52).

      The child of ELIZA SPRADLIN and HENRY SHERMAN is:

      1. MARIE F. SHERMAN, b. 1902, Kentucky, d. June 24, 1980, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. THOMAS E. DAUGHERTY.







    MARIE F. SHERMAN, daughter of ELIZABETH S. "ELIZA" SPRADLIN and HENRY B. SHERMAN, was born about 1902 in Kentucky, died June 24, 1980 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married THOMAS E. DAUGHERTY about 1921. He was born in 1900 in Kentucky, died in January of 1948, and is buried in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on Marie Sherman can be found on page 525 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

    Information found on findagrave.com shows that Marie S. Daugherty died June 24, 1980, and is buried in Williams Garden 1 in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland, and that Thomas E. Daugherty was born in 1900, died in January of 1948, and is buried in Williams Garden 1 as well.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Marie F. Daugherty died June 24, 1980 in Boyd County at the age of 78. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

    On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 10-3 (Catlettsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Thomas Daughterty [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #13, he's a cashier for C & O Railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Marie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 28), Billie B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Dickie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), Rebecca Ray (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 months), and Eliza Sherman (mother-in-law, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 52).

    On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 10-1 (Catlettsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), Thomas Daugherty is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's ticket agent for the railroad, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 1 year of high school. and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Marie (wife, born in Kentucky, 3 years of high school, age 38), William B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Richard (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Rebecca (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10).

      The children of MARIE SHERMAN and THOMAS DAUGHERTY are:

      1. WILLIAM B. DAUGHERTY, b. May 17, 1923, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. July 28, 1976, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Billy B. Daugherty was born May 17, 1923 in Boyd County to Maria Sherman.
        Information found on findagrave.com shows that William B. Daugherty was born May 17, 1923, died July 28, 1976, and is buried in Williams Garden 1 in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland. His headstone is also inscribed with "WWII S1 US Navy."
      2. RICHARD C. DAUGHERTY, b. 1927, Boyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Richard C. Daugherty was born in Boyd County to Marie Sherman.
      3. REBECCA RAY DAUGHERTY, b. 1930, Boyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Rebecca R. Daugherty was born in Boyd County to Marie Sherman.







    WALTER F. SPRADLIN, son of JOHN MERRETT "SQUIRE" SPRADLIN and JOANNA EASTERLING, was born October 27, 1879 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died January 28, 1971 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, and is buried in Wells Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married EMMA J. DANIEL, daughter of MARY ELLEN RICE and PLYMON DANIEL, May 14, 1909 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born May 29, 1881 in Kentucky, died October 20, 1946 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Wells Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 145 & 525 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 Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Walter Spradlin (age 29) married Emma J. Daniel (age 26) on May 14, 1909 in Johnson County.

    According to his obituary, Walter Spradlin (age 91), son of the late Squire John M. and Joanna Easterling Spradlin, was a retired manager of the hardware department at F. S. VanHoose Lumber Company. He was born in Morgan County, died January 28, 1971 in St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, and was buried in Wells Cemetery in Paintsville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Daniel Spradlin, in 1946. Since that time he had made his home in Paintsville with his daughter, Irene Cole. In addition to his daughter, he was survived by 1 sister-in-law, Mrs. Ora Daniel Kinstler (of Louisa, Kentucky); 2 nephews, George McCausland (Pt. Pleasant, West Virginia) and Andrew McCausland (Houston, Texas); and 1 niece, Mrs. Marie Sherman Daugherty (Catlettsburg). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Walter Spradlin was born October 27, 1879, and died in January of 1971. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Walter F. Spradlin, son of John M. Spradlin and Joanna Easterling, died January 28, 1971 in Cabell County.

    According to her death certificate, Emma J. Daniel Spradlin died October 20, 1946 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from valvular heart disease. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as May 29, 1881, her marital status as married, her husband as Walter Spradlin, her parents as Plyman Daniel (b. Kentucky) and Mary Rice (b. Kentucky), the informant as Walter Spradlin of Paintsville, and the burial place as Wells Cemetery.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Emma J. Spradlin died October 20, 1946 in Johnson County at the age of 65. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

    On pages 11 & 12 of the 1910 census for District 64 (Paintsville Ward 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Walter Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #172, he's a salesman in a dry goods store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 0 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed is Emma (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she hasn't had any children age 28).

    On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 29 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 7, 1920), Walter Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #135, he's a salesman in a dry goods store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Emma J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), and Irene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8).

    On page 25 of the 1930 census for District 58-1 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Walter Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #255, he's an insurance salesman, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 29, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Emma (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 28, age 48, and Irene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18).

    On page 15 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1940), Walter Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #131, he's a salesman for a lumber company, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Emma (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 58), and Irine (daughter, single, stenographer for a private law firm, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 28).

      The child of WALTER SPRADLIN and EMMA DANIEL is:

      1. IRENE SPRADLIN, b. April 12, 1911, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 20, 1994, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown first name) COLE, m. (2) WALTER HOLLISTER.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Irene Spradlin was born April 12, 1911 in Johnson County to Eva Daniel.
        According to her obituary, Irene Spradlin Hollister (age 83), daughter of the late Walter F. Spradlin and Emma Daniels, was born April 12, 1911 in Johnson County, died May 20, 1994 in Highlands Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, Walter Hollister. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)







    JOHN RICE, son of SAMUEL RICE and PHOEBE HITCHCOCK, was born in December of 1819 in Jennies Creek, Floyd County, Kentucky, and died after 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) NANCY JANE MOLLETT, daughter of NATHAN R. MOLLETT and THOMASINE STAFFORD, August 30, 1840 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She was born about 1822 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died before 1893 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (2) AMANDA A. SPRADLIN, daughter of BENJAMIN SPRADLIN and RHODA FITZPATRICK, in March of 1893. She was born July 30, 1867 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died June 30, 1954 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 450 and 453 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 John Rice married Nancy J. Mollett on August 30, 1840. Their children were William Rice (died while serving in the army during the Civil War), Julia Rice (never married), Nathan Rice (died in infancy), Lydia Rice (married Wyatt W. Daniel of Johnson County), Samuel Rice (married Lydia Huffman of Carter County, also he served in Company B, 14th Kentucky, Infantry during the Civil War), Henry Rice (married first Malissa Clay, second Nancy J. Wheeler), John Elliot Rice (married Elizabeth Daniels), Mary Rice (married Plvman [sic] Daniel), Ruth Rice (married Buchanan Wood of Lawrence County), T. J. Rice (died in infancy), James M. Rice (married Elizabeth Ferguson), Ben M. Rice (married Louisa Elkins), Nancy Jane Rice (married John Vest of Morgan County), George W. "Gallop" Rice (married in Montana), and Grant Rice (married a Lemasters).

    According to Kentucky death records, Nathan R. Mollett (age 73), son of Noah and Mary Mollett, was born in Virginia, and died November 16, 1859 in Johnson County from typhoid fever. He was married at the time of his death.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Amanda A. Rice died June 30, 1954 in Johnson County at the age of 86. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

    On page 30 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 21, 1850), John Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #196, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 37), William M. (born in Kentucky, age 9), Julia A. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Lydia A. (born in Kentucky, age 5), Samuel (born in Kentucky, age 2), Henry W. (born in Kentucky, age 1), Nathan R. Mullett [Nathan R. Mollett] (farmer, born in Virginia, age 64), and Rutha A. Mullett [Rutha A. Mollett] (born in Virginia, age 48).

    On page 87 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 11, 1860), John Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #555, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 37), Wm. M. (born in Kentucky, age 18), Julia A. (born in Kentucky, age 17), Lyddia M. (born in Kentucky, age 15), Samuel (born in Kentucky, age 13), Henry W. (born in Kentucky, age 11), John M. Elliott (born in Kentucky, age 9), Rutha E. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 4), James M. (born in Kentucky, age 6), and Benjamin M. (born in Kentucky, age 2).

    On pages 12 & 13 of the 1870 census for Hoods Fork in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 29 & 30, 1870), John Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 48), Julia Ann (born in Kentucky, age 27), Samuel (works on farm, born in Kentucky, age 22), John M. (born in Kentucky, age 20), Ruthey E. (born in Kentucky, age 17), Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 14), Benjamin (born in Kentucky, age 11), Nancy J. (born in Kentucky, age 8), George W. (born in Kentucky, age 6), Henderson G. (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Ruth Mullett (too old to work, born in Kentucky, age 68).

    On page 37 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 24, 1880), John Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #305, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Nancy J. (wife, born in Kentucky, age 58), July Ann (daughter, single, idiotic, not working, born in Kentucky, age 37), Rutha E. (daughter, single, assists in housekeeping, born in Kentucky, age 27), Nancy J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 29), George W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Henderson G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

    On page 30 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), John Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #254, he's not working, born in December of 1819 in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, and he's 80 years old. Also listed is Amanda A. (wife, born in July of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, she hasn't had any children, age 32).

    On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 73 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1910), Benjamin Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #97, he's a merchant in a retail store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 42 years, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Roda Sr. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 4 are still living, age 67), Manda (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, age 42), and Roda Jr. (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23).

    On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 38 (Jennies Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 5 & 6, 1920), Benjamin F. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #21, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 75 years old. Also listed are Rhoda Sr. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 77), Rhoda Jr. (daughter, single, clerk in a general store, born in Kentucky, age 34), Amand A. Rice (daughter, widowed, born in Kentucky, age 53), and Robert D. Adams (lodger, widowed, clerk in a general store, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 66).

    On page 34 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 24, 1930), Benjamin T. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #274, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 85 years old. Also listed are Rhoda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 88), and Rhoda (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 44), and Amanda Rice (daughter, widowed, farmer, born in Kentucky, first married at 26, age 63).

      The children of JOHN RICE and NANCY MOLLETT are:

      1. WILLIAM M. RICE, b. 1841, Kentucky.
      2. JULIA M. RICE, b. 1843, Kentucky.
        Notes: Julia Rice is found living with her sister, Mary, in 1900.
      3. NATHAN RICE.
        Notes: Nathan Rice died in infancy.
      4. LYDIA A. RICE, b. 1845, Kentucky, m. WYATT W. DANIEL.
        Notes: Lydia and Wyatt's son, Samuel, married Amanda Dollie Ward.
      5. SAMUEL RICE, b. 1847, Kentucky, m. LYDIA HUFFMAN.
        Notes: Samuel Rice served in Company B, 14th Kentucky Infantry during the Civil War.
      6. HENRY W. RICE, b. 1849, Kentucky, m. (1) MALISSA CLAY, m. (2) NANCY J. WHEELER.
      7. JOHN M. ELLIOTT RICE, b. 1851, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH DANIELS.
      8. RUTHA EMALINE RICE, b. January 17, 1853, Hoods Fork of Blain, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BUCHANAN WOOD.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Rutha Emaline Rice was born January 17, 1853 in Hoods Fork of Blain in Johnson County to John Rice and Nancy Molette.
      9. MARY ELLEN RICE, b. March 10, 1856, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 15, 1936, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. (1) PLYMON DANIEL, m. (2) JOHN REFFETT.
      10. THOMAS J. RICE, b. January 18, 1858, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. before 1860.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Thomas J. Rice was born January 18, 1858 in Johnson County to John Rice and Nancy Jane Mollett.
      11. JAMES M. RICE, b. July 22, 1854, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH FERGUSON.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, James Rice was born July 22, 1854 in Johnson County to John Rice and Nancey Mollett.
      12. BENJAMIN M. RICE, b. January 10, 1859, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LOUISA ELKINS.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Benjamin M. Rice was born January 10, 1859 in Johnson County to John Rice and Nancy Mollett.
      13. NANCY JANE RICE, b. December 23, 1861, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOHN VEST.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Nancy Jane Rice was born December 23, 1861 in Johnson County to John Rice (b. Floyd County) and Nancy Jane Mollett (b. Floyd County).
      14. GEORGE W. "GALLOP" RICE, b. 1864, Kentucky.
      15. HENDERSON GRANT RICE, b. 1868, Kentucky.







    MARY ELLEN RICE, daughter of JOHN RICE and NANCY JANE MOLLETT, was born March 10, 1856 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 15, 1936 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married (1) PLYMON DANIEL, son of ISOM DANIEL and ELEANOR "NELLIE" JAYNE, March 26, 1874 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born February 27, 1847 in Kentucky, died February 2, 1913 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Daniel Cemetery in Sip, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (2) JOHN REFFETT, son of BOB HALL and BETSY ESTEP, November 19, 1919 in Sip, Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born December 23, 1846 in Kentucky, died January 23, 1924 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 138, 140, & 453 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

    Plymon Daniel was the brother of Daniel Jasper Daniel, Nancy E. Daniel, and Granville V. Daniel.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Mary Ellen Rice was born March 10, 1856 in Johnson County to John Rice and Nancy Mullett.

    According to Kentucky marriage records, Plymon Daniel (farmer, 1st marriage, resident of Johnson County, b. Johnson County, father b. Lawrence County, mother b. unknown, age 27) married Mary Ellen Rice (1st marriage, resident of Johnson County, b. Johnson County, father b. Floyd County, mother b. Upper Hannah) on March 26, 1874 in Johnson County.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Plimon Daniel (age 27) married Mary Ellen Rice (age 18) on March 18, 1874 in Johnson County.

    According to his death certificate, Plymon Daniel died February 2, 1913 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from diabetes and pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as February 27, 1847, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Isom Daniel (b. Paintsville, Kentucky) and Eleanor Jayne (b. Kentucky), the informant as Albert Daniel of Lockwood, Kentucky, and the burial place as Daniel Cemetery in Sip, Kentucky.

    According to their marriage certificate, Mary Daniel (widow, b. Johnson County, residing in Sip, Kentucky, age 63), daughter of John Rice, married John Riffett (farmer, widower, b. Floyd County, residing in Sitka, Kentucky, age 72), son of Bob Hall and Bety [sic] Estep, on November 19, 1919 in Sip, Kentucky. The witnesses were Mollie Daniel and Jayne Stambaugh, and the minister was Miller Fairchild.

    According to his death certificate, John Reffett died January 23, 1924 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from apoplexy. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as December 23, 1846, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as unknown (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mollie Daniel of Sip, Kentucky, and the burial place as Sitka, Kentucky.

    According to her death certificate, Mary E. Daniel Riffett died February 15, 1936 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from edema of lungs. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as March 10, 1855, her marital status as widowed, her husband as John Riffett, her parents as John Rice (b. Johnson County) and Nancy Mollett (b. Kentucky), the informant as Ora E. Daniel of Ashland, and the burial place as Ashland Cemetery.

    On page 7 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 8, 1850), Isom Daniel is listed as the head of the household for house #50, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Elender (born in Kentucky, age 25), Henry J. (born in Kentucky, age 6), Polly (born in Kentucky, age 5), Plumon (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Daniel J. (born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 88 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 11, 1860), Isom Daniel is listed as the head of the household for house #562, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Ellenor (born in Kentucky, age 35), Henry J. (born in Kentucky, age 17), Polly (born in Kentucky, age 15), Plymil (born in Kentucky, age 13), Daniel J. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 10), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 7), Emaline (born in Kentucky, age 5), Nancy E. (born in Kentucky, age 3), Isom (born in Kentucky, age 1), and David J. (born in Kentucky, age 1). Isom and David were twins.

    On page 7 of the 1870 census for Hoods Fork in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 27, 1870), Isom Daniel is listed as the head of the household for house #43, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Ellen (born in Kentucky, age 45), Plymon (born in Kentucky, age 23), Daniel J. (born in Kentucky, age 21), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 17), Emeline (born in Kentucky, age 15), Nancy E. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Isom P. (twin, born in Kentucky, age 11), David J. (twin, born in Kentucky, age 11), James M. (born in Kentucky, age 9), Greenville (born in Kentucky, age 5), and Corda A. (born in Kentucky, age 3).

    On page 13 of the 1880 census for District 47 (Hoods Fork) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1880), Plimon Daniel is listed as the head of the household for house #107, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Albert M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Trinvilla (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Laura B. (daughter, born in June of 1879 in Kentucky, age 11 months).

    On page 16 of the 1900 census for District 42 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Plymon Daniel is listed as the head of the household for house #142, he's a farmer, born in February of 1847 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in March of 1856 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 44), Emma (daughter, born in May of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), Stella (daughter, born in February of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Essa (son, born in October of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Mollie (daughter, born in July of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Irvin (son, born in August of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Julia Rice (sister-in-law, single, invalid, born in April of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 58), and John Daniel (nephew, single, farm laborer, born in June of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17).

    On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 77 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), Plymon Daiels [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 36 years, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 6 are still living, age 53), Stella (daughter, single, dress maker at home, born in Kentucky, age 24), Essie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Ora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9).

    On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 45 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 15 & 16, 1920), Mary E. Daniel Riffett is listed as the head of the household for house #133, she's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 63 years old. Also listed are John Riffett (husband, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 73), Mollie Daniel (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 27), and Ora Daniel (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 19).

    On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 10-18 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), G. Jackson Green is listed as the head of the household for house #14, he's a loader in a coffee plant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Mollie (wife, laundress at home, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 34, age 37), Gladys (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), Lora L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), Mary E. Daniel (mother-in-law, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 74), and Ora E. Daniel (sister-in-law, single, secretary in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 29).

      The children of MARY RICE and PLYMON DANIEL are:

      1. ALBERT M. DANIEL, b. 1875, Kentucky.
      2. TRINVILLA DANIEL, b. 1877, Kentucky.
        Notes: Trinvilla Daniel died young.
      3. LAURA BELLE "DOLLIE" DANIEL, b. June 1879, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM APPERSON WARD JR., March 15, 1900. He was born in August of 1867 in Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, W. A. Ward (age 32) married Laura Bell Daniel (age 20) on March 15, 1900 in Johnson County.
        On page 62 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 30, 1900), Ep Ward is listed as the head of the household for house #536, he's a farmer, born in August of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 months, and he's 32 years old. Also listed is Laura (wife, born in June of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 months, she hasn't had any children, age 20).
      4. EMMA J. DANIEL, b. May 29, 1881, Kentucky, d. October 20, 1946, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WALTER F. SPRADLIN.
      5. STELLA DANIEL, b. February 1886, Kentucky.
      6. ESSIE DANIEL, b. October 1890, Kentucky.
      7. MARY "MOLLIE" DANIEL, b. July 1893, Kentucky, m. G. JACKSON GREEN.
      8. IRVIN DANIEL, b. August 1895, Kentucky.
        Notes: Irvin Daniel died young.
      9. ORA E. DANIEL, b. 1901, Kentucky.







    AMANDA E. SPRADLIN, daughter of JOHN MERRETT "SQUIRE" SPRADLIN and JOANNA EASTERLING, was born October 30, 1887 in Kentucky, and died November 28, 1965 in Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio. She married SAMUEL HANNAH MCCAUSLAND, son of GEORGE JOHN MCCAUSLAND and CHARLOTTE EMMITT HANNAH, about 1915. He was born May 2, 1880 in West Virginia, died April 22, 1953 in Pliny, Mason County, West Virginia, and is buried the family cemetery in West Virginia.

    Notes: When Samuel Hannah McCusland's [sic] World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Point Pleasant, Mason County, West Virginia, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in McCusland, Mason County, that his closest relative was his wife, A. E. McCusland, and that he was born May 2, 1880. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had dark brown eyes and black hair.

    When Samuel Hannah McCausland's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Point Pleasant, Mason County, West Virginia, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Pliny, Mason County, West Virginia, that the person who would always know hs address was Charlotte McCausland of Pliny, and that he was born May 2, 1880. He was found to be 6 feet tall, he weighed 220 pounds, and he had brown eyes, gray hair, and a dark complexion.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Amanda E. McCausland was born about 1887, and died November 28, 1965 in Bay Park Community Hospital in Gallipolis, Gallia County, at the age of 78. She was widowed at the time of her death.

    According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Samuel H. McCausland, son of George John McCausland and Charlotte Emmitt Hannah, was born May 2, 1880 in West Virginia, died April 22, 1953 in Pliny, Mason County, at the age of 72, and was buried the family cemetery. He was divorced at the time of his death.

    On page 11 of the 1900 census for District 49 (Arbuckle) in Mason County, West Virginia (dated June 8, 1900), John McCausland is listed as the head of the household for house #97, he's a farmer, widowed, born in September of 1837 in Missouri, father born in Ireland, mother born in Virginia, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Samuel H. (son, born in May of 1880 in West Virginia, father born in Missouri, mother born in West Virginia, age 20), John Jr. (son, born in December of 1881 in West Virginia, father born in Missouri, mother born in West Virginia, age 18), Charlotte E. (daughter, born in October of 1883 in West Virginia, father born in Missouri, mother born in West Virginia, age 16), Alexander (son, born in March of 1889 in West Virginia, father born in Missouri, mother born in West Virginia, age 11), and Elizabeth D. Smith (lodger, single, born in November of 1834 in Virginia, parents born in Ireland, age 65).

    On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 96 (Arbuckle) in Mason County, West Virginia (dated April 29, 1910), Samuel H. McCausland is listed as the head of the household for house #103, he's a farmer, single, born in Virginia, father born in Missouri, mother born in Virginia, and he's 30 years old. He is living next to his family.

    On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 73 (Arbuckle) in Mason County, West Virginia (dated January 12, 1920), Samuel McCausland is listed as the head of the household for house #94, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, father born in Missouri, mother born in West Virginia, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Amanda E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), and George B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 0 months). Samuel's father is in house #92.

    On pages 20 & 21 of the 1930 census for District 27-1 (Arbuckle) in Mason County, West Virginia Mason (dated April 15 & 16, 1930), Samuel H. McCausland is listed as the head of the household for house #264, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, father born in Missouri, mother born in West Virginia, first married at age 34, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 28, age 42), George B. (son, born in West Virginia, age 10), Andrew H. (son, born in West Virginia, age 6), and Emmett (son, born in West Virginia, age 4).

    On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 45-2 (Greenup) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), Amanda McCausland is listed as the head of the household for house #37, she's not working, divorced, born in Morgan County, she was living in Mason County, West Virginia, in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, and she's 52 years old. Also listed are George (son, single, farmer, born in Pliny, Mason County, West Virginia, 1 years of high school, age 20), Andrew (son, born in Pliny, Mason County, West Virginia, age 16), Emmett (son, born in Pliny, Mason County, West Virginia, age 14), and Dennis Spradlin (brother, farmer, divorced, born in Pliny, Mason County, West Virginia, liviing in Pliny, Mason County, West Virginia, in 1935, 6th grade education, age 48).

      The children of AMANDA SPRADLIN and SAMUEL MCCAUSLAND are:

      1. GEORGE B. MCCAUSLAND, b. 1920, West Virginia.
      2. ANDREW H. MCCAUSLAND, b. 1923, Mason County, West Virginia.
        Notes: According to West Virginia birth record transcripts, Andrew H. McCausland was born in 1923 in Mason County.
      3. EMMETT MCCAUSLAND, b. 1926, West Virginia.
        Notes: According to West Virginia birth record transcripts, there was a Robert Emmet McCausland who was born in 1926 in Mason County.







    GEORGE W. SPRADLIN, son of SUSAN FAIRCHILD and SOLOMON F. SPRADLIN, was born February 14, 1855 in Middle Creek, Floyd County, Kentucky, died February 5, 1939 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Easterling Cemetery in Morgan County, Kentucky. He married CYNTHIA ANN EASTERLING, daughter of WALTER C. EASTERLING and ELIZA J. DOWNING, March 17, 1880 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born January 13, 1855 in Licking River, Morgan County, Kentucky, died May 11, 1941 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lacy Creek Cemetery in Morgan County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Cynthia Ann Easterling was the sister of Joanna Easterling and Mary E.Easterling. Joanna Easterling married George Spradlin's brother, John.

    According to Kentucky birth records, George W. Spradlin was born February 14, 1855 in Middle Creek, Floyd County, to Solomon Spradlin and Susan Farchilds.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Cyntha Ann Easterling was born January 13, 1855 in Licking River, Morgan County to Walter C. Easterling and Eliza J. Downing.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, George W. Spradlin married Sintha Easterling on March 17, 1880 in Morgan County.

    According to his death certificate, George W. Spradling died February 5, 1939 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, from bronchial pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Floyd County, Kentucky, his birth date as February 14, 1855, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Solomon Spradling (b. Kentucky) and Susan Fairchilds (b. Kentucky), the informant as Joe Cottle of Cottle, Kentucky, and the burial place as Easterling Cemetery.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, George W. Spradling died February 5, 1939 in Morgan County at the age of 84.

    According to her death certificate, Cyntha A. Spradling died May 11, 1941 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, from apoplexy. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as Januaray 13, 1885, here age as 56 years 3 months 28 days, her marital status as widowed, her husband as (do not know), her parents as Walter Easterling (b. Kentucky) and Eliza Downing (b. Kentucky), the informant as Willie Cottle of West Liberty, and the burial place as Lacy Creek.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Cyntha A. Spradling died May 11, 1941 in Morgan County at the age of 56. She was living in Morgan County at the time of her death.

    On page 24 of the 1860 census for District 1 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1860), Walter C. Easterling is listed as the head of the household for house #145, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Elza J. (born in Kentucky, age 33), Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 13), James D. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Joanah (born in Kentucky, age 9), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 7), Cyntha (born in Kentucky, age 5), William T. (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Harvey Johnson (born in Kentucky, age 18).

    On page 12 of the 1870 census for Precinct 8 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 5, 1870), Naomi Nickell is found living with her mother in the home of her grandparents. Walter C. Easterling is listed as the head of the household for house #78, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Eliza J. (born in Kentucky, age 43), Joanna (born in Kentucky, age 19), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 17), Cyntha A. (born in Kentucky, age 15), William T. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Susan C. (born in Kentucky, age 10), Rebecca F. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Mary Nickell (born in Kentucky, age 23), and Naoma Nickell (born in November of 1869 in Kentucky, age 7 months).

    On page 4 of the 1880 census for District 84 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), Geo. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #70, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Cynthia A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 25), and Henry Spradlin (servant, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23). Henry is George's brother. Their parents are in house #72 and Cynthia's parents are in house #75.

    On page 6 of the 1900 census for District 74 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Geo. W. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #45, he's a farmer, born in February of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 20 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Syntha A. (wife, born in an unknown month in 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 20 years, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 45), Josephine (daughter, born in January of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), and Cora (daughter, born in March of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10). They are living next to Cynthia's brother, William.

    On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 148 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (undated), George W. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #43, 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 Cyntha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 55), and Cora (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 20).

    On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 88-7 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 14 & 15, 1930), George Spradling is listed as the head of the household for house #177, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 75 years old. Also listed is Cynthia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 75). They are living next to daughter Josephine.

      The children of GEORGE SPRADLIN and CYNTHIA EASTERLING are:

      1. JOSEPHINE SPRADLIN, b. January 14, 1881, Kentucky, d. May 7, 1941, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. HENRY CLAY JOHNSON.
      2. CORA SPRADLIN, b. March 1890, Kentucky, d. October 22, 1960, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. DORSEY W. MCGUIRE.







    JOSEPHINE SPRADLIN, daughter of GEORGE W. SPRADLIN and CYNTHIA ANN EASTERLING, was born January 14, 1881 in Kentucky, died May 7, 1941 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Bill Elam Cemetery in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married HENRY CLAY JOHNSTON, son of INGRAM EASLEY JOHNSTON and LETITIA E. "LETTIE" CARR, October 23, 1900 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born November 26, 1876 in Kentucky. died July 12, 1935 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Bill Elam Cemetery in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Henry Clay Johnson was the brother of Volney Johnston.

    Ingram Easley Johnston was the brother of Louisa Johnston.

    Bill Elam Cemetery is also known as Spaws Creek Cemetery.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Liza Ann Johnson was born November 12, 1878 in Morgan County to Ingram Johnson (b. Morgan County) and Letitia Carr (b. Morgan County).

    A photo of their headstone in Bill Elam Cemetery shows that Easley Johnston lived from February 3, 1851 to November 5, 1932, and that Lettie Johnston from October 24, 1854 to February 17, 1921.

    According to his death certificate, Easley Johnson died November 5, 1932 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as February 5, 1851, his marital status as widowed, his wife as Lettie Johnson, his father as John Johnson (b. Kentucky), his mother's maiden name as Southerland (b. Kentucky), and the burial place as Elam Graveyard.

    According to information found on findagrave.com, Josephine Spradlin was born in 1881, married Henry Clay Johnston on October 23, 1900, died in 1941, and is buried in Bill Elam Cemetery in West Liberty, and that Henry Clay Johnston, son of Ingram Easley and Lettie Carr Johnston, was born in 1876, died in 1935, and is buried in Bill Elam Cemetery in West Liberty.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Henry C. Johnston married Josephine Spradlin on October 23, 1900 in Morgan County.

    When Henry Clay Johnston's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer, that his closest relative was Josephine Johnson of West Liberty, and that he was born November 25, 1876. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and gray hair.

    According to her death certificate, Josephine Spradling Johnston died May 7, 1941 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, from apoplexy. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as January 14, 1881, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Tom Spradling (b. Kentucky) and Cyntha Easterling (b. Kentucky), the informant as Willie Cottle of West Liberty, and the burial place as Spaus [Spaws] Creek Cemetery.

    According to his death certificate, Henry Clay Johnson died July 12, 1935 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, from myocarditis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as November 25, 1876, his marital status as married, his wife as Josephine Johnson, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Esley Johnson (b. Kentucky) and Lettie Carr (b. Kentucky), the informant as George Johnson of West Liberty, and the burial place as Elam Graveyard.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Henry C. Johnson died July 12, 1935 in Morgan County at the age of 58.

    On page 13 of the 1880 census for District 83 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), Easly Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #108, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Lettie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Lou (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), John W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 9 of the 1900 census for District 71 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Easley Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #84, he's a farmer, born in February of 1851 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, married for 34 years, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Lettie E. (wife, born in May of 1854 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 14 children and 12 are still living, age 46), John W. (son, born in August of 1874 in Kentucky, age 25), Henry C. (son, born in November of 1876 in Kentucky, age 23), Rosa B. (daughter, born in February of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), Salmia (daughter, born in February of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Ben. M. (son, born in April of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Edward (son, born in February of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Volie (son, born in January of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Rachel M. (daughter, born in June of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Ritter Carr (mother-in-law, widowed, born in November of 1827 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 72).

    On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 148 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), Henry Clay Johnston is listed as the head of the household for house #37, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 9 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Josephine (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 29), George E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Boyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Loyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 2). Josephine's parents are in house #43.

    On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 197 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 1920), Henry C. Johnston is listed as the head of the household for house #113, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Josephine (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), George E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Boyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Loyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Henry D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5 months).

    On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 88-7 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 14 & 15, 1930), Henry C. Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #178, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Josephine (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 49), Boyd (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Loyd (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), and Henry D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10).

    On page 22 of the 1940 census for District 88-18 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1940), Josie Johnston is listed as the head of the household for house #185, her occupation is listed as "horseback" in the "library" industry [?], she's widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, and she's 51 years old. Also listed is Henry D. (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 20). They are living in between Josie's son, Boyd, and her sister, Cora.

      The children of JOSEPHINE SPRADLIN and HENRY JOHNSTON are:

      1. GEORGE E. JOHNSTON, b. 1905, Kentucky.
      2. BOYD JOHNSTON, b. 1908, Kentucky, m. HAZEL PATRICK, November 15, 1933, Morgan County, Kentucky. She was b. 1905, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky marriage records, Boyd Johnson married Hazel Patrick on November 15, 1933 in Morgan County.
        According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Garland E. Johnson was born in Morgan County to Hazel Patrick.
        On page 22 of the 1940 census for District 88-18 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1940), Boyd Johnston is listed as the head of the household for house #186, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Hazel (wife, born in Kentucky, same place in 1935, 8th grade education, age 25), Garland (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Henry B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).
      3. LOYD JOHNSTON, b. 1908, Kentucky.
      4. HENRY D. JOHNSTON, b. August 8, 1919, Morgan County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Henry J. Johnson was born August 8, 1919 in Morgan County to Josie Spradlin.







    CORA SPRADLIN, daughter of GEORGE W. SPRADLIN and CYNTHIA ANN EASTERLING, was born in March of 1890 in Kentucky, and died October 22, 1960 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She married DORSEY W. MCGUIRE, son of HENRY C. MCGUIRE and JULIA A. HAVENS, February 16, 1916 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born September 14, 1892 in Kentucky, and died October 30, 1985 in Fayette County, Kentucky.

    Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, H. C. McGuire married Julia A. Havens on November 30, 1891 in Morgan County.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, H. C. McGuire married Lydia Cottle on February 26, 1908 in Morgan County.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Dorsie W. McGuire married Cora Spradlin on February 16, 1916 in Morgan County.

    When Dorsey McGuire's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmerin Florress, Kentucky, that he was married, and that he was born September 14, 1892 in Harbor, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height, and he had grey eyes and brown hair.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Cora S. McGuire died October 22, 1960 in Morgan County at the age of 70. She was living in Morgan County at the time of her death.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dorsey McGuire was born September 14, 1892, and died in October of 1985. He received his Social Security card in 1955 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Dorsey W. Mcguire [sic] died October 30, 1985 in Fayette County at the age of 93. He was living in Morgan County at the time of his death.

    On page 10 of the 1900 census for District 74 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Henry Mcguire [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #86, he's a farmer, born in June of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Julie A. (wife, born in October of 1871 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 38), Dorsy W. (son, born in September of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), and Buleah G. (daughter, born in June of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4).

    On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 148 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (undated), H. H. McGuire is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 2 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Lidy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 2 years, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 40), Dorcia (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Beulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), C. M. Cottle (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Viola (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Gertrude (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Lizzie (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Gardie (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), and Audrie McGuire (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 88-16 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Dorsie McGuire is listed as the head of the household for house #9, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Cora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 26, age 40), Otto (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Ollie B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7).

    On page 22 of the 1940 census for District 88-18 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1940), Dorsie McGuire is listed as the head of the household for house #184, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Cora (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 49), Auto (son, married [with a line through the "M" and the number 7 written in], farmer, born in Kentucky, 2 years of high school, age 20), and Ollie Boyd (son, married [with a line through the "M" and the number 7 written in], farmer, born in Kentucky, 2 years of high school, age 18).

      The children of CORA SPRADLIN and DORSEY MCGUIRE are:

      1. OTTO MCGUIRE, b. 1920, Kentucky.
      2. OLLIE BOYD MCGUIRE, b. 1922, Morgan County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ollie B. McGuire was born in Morgan County to Cora Spradlin.







    HENRY J. SPRADLIN, son of SUSAN FAIRCHILD and SOLOMON F. SPRADLIN, was born January 1, 1857 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died January 3, 1933 in Wayland, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Estill, Floyd County, Kentucky. He married ROSA T. ANN LEMASTER, daughter of WILLIAM RICHARD LEMASTER and ELIZA B. WILLIAMS, September 9, 1880 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born May 27, 1966 in Kentucky, died January 15, 1933 in Wayland, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Estill, Floyd County, Kentucky.

    Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Matilda Lemasters was born August 1, 1855 in Morgan County to Wm. R. Lemasters and Eliza Williams.

    According to Kentucky birth records, David M. Lemaster was born December 20, 1857 in Morgan County to William R. Lemaster and Alcy Williams.

    According to his death certificate, Flem Lemaster died January 23, 1920 in Magoffin County with no doctor present. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as January 23, 1853, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Bill Lemaster (b. Magoffin County) and Leza William (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Fred Patrick of Bloomington, Kentucky, and the burial place as Bloomington.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Henry J. Spradlin was born January 1, 1857 in Floyd County, to Solomon F. Spradlin and Susan Fairchilds. The parents were living in Morgan County at the time of the birth.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Henry Spradlin married Rosy T. Ann Lemaster of September 9, 1880 in Morgan County.

    According to his death certificate, Henry J. Spradlin died January 3, 1933 in Wayland, Floyd County, Kentucky, from influenza and lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as January 1, 1857, his marital status as married, he wife as Rosa T. Spradlin, his occupation as coal miner, his parents as Henry J. Spradlin (b. Kentucky) and Rosa Lemaster (b. Kentucky), the informant as John Spradlin, and the burial place as Estill, Kentucky.

    According to her death certificate, Rosa T. Lemasters Spradlin died January 15, 1933 in Wayland, Floyd County, Kentucky, from influenza and lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as May 27, 1866, her marital status as widowed, her father as Richard Lemasters, her mother's maiden name as unknown, the informant as John Spradlin, and the burial place as Estill, Kentucky.

    On page 12 of the 1860 census for Division 2 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1860), William R. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #72, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Eliza (born in Kentucky, age 32), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 12), Caleb A. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Elijah F. (born in Kentucky, age 9), Isaac M. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Malinda (born in Kentucky, age 5), and David M. (born in Kentucky, age 3).

    On page 5 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 (Caney) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1870), William Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #30, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Eliza (born in Kentucky, age 32), Caleb A. (born in Kentucky, age 21), Fleming (born in Kentucky, age 17), Malinda (born in Kentucky, age 14), David M. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Perlina J. (born in Kentucky, age 9), John G. (born in Kentucky, age 6), and Clarissa (born in Kentucky, age 3).

    On page 4 of the 1880 census for District 84 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), Geo. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #70, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Cynthia A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 25), and Henry Spradlin (servant, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23). Henry's future wife is in house #50.

    On page 2 of the 1880 census for District 84 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), Wm. R. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #50, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Elizzie B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 50), David M. (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Purlina (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Rosa T. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Sibera C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 155 (Cannel) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Henry Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 30 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Rosie T. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 7 are still living, ag 46), John H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Cordova (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Robert F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Arva (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Thomas (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

    On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 13 (Martin) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated February 6, 1920), Henry J. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #173, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Rosa T. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 55), John H. (son, single, operator in a a substation [?], born in Kentucky, age 29), Arby J. (son, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 18), Tomy (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Nora Conley (servant, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19).

    On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 36-24 (Wayland) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Henry J. Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #102, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 73 years old. Also listed are Rosy T. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 65), Richard (son, married, shot fireman in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 49), and Thomas J. (son, single, motor brakeman in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, age 25).

      The children of HENRY SPRADLIN and ROSA LEMASTER are:

      1. SOLOMON RICHARD SPRADLIN, b. October 6, 1881, Cannel City, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. October 16, 1948, Estill, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. MINERVA JANE "NERVA" LITTERAL.
      2. REBECCA JANE SPRADLIN, b. 1884, Kentucky, d. April 23, 1956, Martin, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Knott County, Kentucky, m. JAMES M. BELCHER.
      3. JOHN H. SPRADLIN, b. January 21, 1890, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. August 24, 1969, Estill, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. NORA ANNALEE CONLEY.
      4. CORDOVA SPRADLIN, b. December 25, 1892, Kentucky, d. March 24, 1971, Knott County, Kentucky, buried in Dema, Knott County, Kentucky, m. (1) JAMES H. SPARKS, m. (2) (unknown first name) TALLENT.
      5. ROBERT FRED SPRADLIN, b. November 30, 1897, Kentucky, d. August 5, 1984, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, m. ROXIE E. EASTERLING.
      6. ARBY J. SPRADLIN, b. September 16, 1901, Kentucky, d. April 12, 1928, Wayland, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Wayland, Floyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to his death certificate, Arby Spradlin died April 12, 1928 in Wayland, Floyd County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "Slate fall, Crush of body." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as September 16, 1901, his marital status as married, his occupation as miner, his parents as John H. Spradlin (b. Kentucky) and Rosa T. Lemaster (b. Kentucky), the burial place as Estill Cemetery in Wayland, and the undertaker as Sol Spradlin.
        According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Arby Spradlin died April 12, 1928 in Floyd County at the age of 26.
      7. THOMAS J. SPRADLIN, b. 1905, Kentucky.







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