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    HENRY JACKSON CONLEY, son of WILLIAM JEFFERSON CONLEY and TERINA LORENA REBECCA BROWN "LORENA" AUXIER, was born July 27, 1854 in Little Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 16, 1921 in Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma. He married (1) ELIZABETH ALICE "LYDIA" SPRADLIN, daughter of EVAN SPRADLIN and EMELINE MAY. She was born August 18, 1859 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 1, 1908 in Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma. He married (2) EVA M. (unknown last name) about 1910. She was born about 1864 in Iowa.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 307 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Information on this family can also be found on page 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 "Another set of Spradlins were those of the East Point section, who trace to a Bennie Spradlin who was the father of Iven. Iven Spradlin married a May and they were the parents of Charlotte, who married Joseph D. Auxier (see No. 49 of the Auxier family); James H., who married first to Laura Brown, daughter of George Brown, and after her death, second to Lorenda Davis (see No. 101 of the Davis family); Martha Jane, who married Tom Auxier; Lyda, who married Henry Connelley; Mart, who married Vada Clark; and Emm, who married Wash Leek. By the second marriage of Iven Spradlin to Elizabeth Hillman the following children were born: Tom, who married Laura Litz; Angie, who married first James Auxier, and second Henry Burke; Sherd, who married Sallie Music; Sola, who married John Wes Music; Len, of East Point; and Tom, of Oklahoma." And "Henry Connelley was a son of Jefferson Connelley (see No. 32 of the Connelley family). He and his wife went to Oklahoma and both died there."

    Elizabeth Hillman's 2nd husband was Francis Marion Moles.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Evan Spradlin married Emeline May on January 15, 1848 in Johnson County.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Evan Spradlin married Elizabeth Hillman on June 3, 1865 in Johnson County.

    Henry and Lydia Spradlin Conley moved from East Point, Kentucky, to 3 miles northeast of Elk City, Oklahoma, in September of 1899. They are both buried on their farm there.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Henry Jackson Conly was born July 27, 1854 in Little Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, to William J. Conly and Lorena Auxier.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Eliza Alice Spradlin was born August 18, 1859 in Johnson County to Evan Spradlin and Emeline May.

    On page 24 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1860), Evan Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #156, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Emaline (born in Kentucky, age 28), Charlot H. (born in Kentucky, age 10), James H. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Martin F. (born in Kentucky, age 5), Martha J. (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Eliza A. (born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

    On page 5 of the 1870 census for Johns Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 12, 1870), Evan Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #29, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth J. (born in Virginia, age 25), James F. (born in Kentucky, age 18), Martin (born in Kentucky, age 15), Martha (born in Kentucky, age 13), Elizabeth A. (born in Kentucky, age 12), Emeline (born in Kentucky, age 9), Benjamin L. (born in Kentucky, age 4), Thomas T. (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Margaret A. (born in September of 1869 in Kentucky, age 8 months).

    On page 2 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Henry J. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #13, he's a farmer, born in July of 1854 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Lydia A. (wife, born in August of 1848 [originally 1858, but the 5 was crossed out and a 4 written in] in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 51), Lora M. (daughter, teacher, born in August of 1881 in Kentucky, age 18), Jay (son, born in November of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Wallace B. (son, born in November of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Anna (daughter, born in June of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Gracie (daughter, born in April of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), and Lora L. Conley (mother, widowed, born in May of 1830 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 70).

    On page 20 of the 1910 census for District 112 (Barnitz Township) in Custer County, Oklahoma (dated May 10, 1910), Henry J. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #192, he's a house builder, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 0 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are is M. (wife, born in Iowa, father born in Virginia, mother born in Ohio, 2nd marriage, married for 0 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 46).

    On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 156 (Kiowa Township) in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma (dated January 10, 1920), Henry J. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #74, he's the owner of a theater, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 65 years old. Also listed is Eva M. (wife, cashier in a theater, born in Iowa, father born in Virginia, mother born in Ohio, age 56).

    On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 65-11 (Hammon) in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma (dated April 3, 1930), Eva M. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #45, she's the proprieter of a general store, widowed, born in Iowa, father born in Virginia, mother born in Ohio, and she's 66 years old.

    On page 4 of the 1940 census for District 65-11 (Hammon) in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma (dated April 3, 1940), Eva Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #43, she's widowed, not working, born in Iowa, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, and she's 76 years old. Also listed is Maruertte Tibbles (lodger, female, single, saleswoman in a retail dry goods store, born in Texas, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 19).

      The children of HENRY CONLEY and LYDIA SPRADLIN are:

      1. LAURA MAY "MAY" CONLEY, b. August 3, 1881, Kentucky, d. 1958, buried in in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, m. CHARLES WESLEY PHELPS.
      2. WILLIAM J. CONLEY, b. November 11, 1884, Kentucky, d. April 29, 1902.
        Notes: William J. Conley died from rabies after being bitten by a mad dog on the way to school.
      3. WALLACE VANCE CONLEY, b. November 4, 1886, East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 7, 1971, buried in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, m. VALERIA TRENT, November 4, 1908.
        Notes: Wallace Vance Conley had no children.
        Information found on Fairlawn Cemetery's Web site shows that W. Vance Conley lived from 1886 to 1971, and is buried in Block 1 Lot 10 Space 3.
      4. FLOY ANNA "ANNA" CONLEY, b. January 30, 1889, East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ALBERT J. BILLAU.
      5. GRACE CONLEY, b. April 1891, Kentucky, d. November 29, 1904.
        Notes: Grace Conley died from typhoid fever.
      6. MILTON CONLEY. Notes: Milton Conley died at the age of 3.







    LAURA MAY "MAY" CONLEY, daughter of HENRY JACKSON CONLEY and ELIZABETH ALICE "LYDIA" SPRADLIN, was born August 3, 1881 in Kentucky, died in 1958, and is buried in Fairlawn Cemetery in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma. She married CHARLES WESLEY PHELPS, son of JOHN J. PHELPS and (unknown), about 1901. He was born July 9, 1878 in Missouri, died in 1963, and is buried in Fairlawn Cemetery in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 308 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Information found on Fairlawn Cemetery's Web site shows that Charles W. Phelps lived from 1879 to 1963, and is buried in Block 2 Lot 11 Space 3, Laura Mae Phelps lived from 1881 to 1958, and is buried in Block 2 Lot 11 Space 4, Paul Phelps lived from 1902 to 1973, and is buried in Block A Lot 35 Space 1, Paul's wife Elizabeth lived from 1906 to 1996, and is buried in Block A Lot 35 Space 2, Charles Phelps Jr. lived from 1918 to 2005, and is buried in Block 2 Lot 11 Space 5, and John H. Phelps lived from 1921 to 1944, and is buried in Block 2 Lot 11 Space 2.

    When Charles Wesley Phelpsl World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Sayre, Oklahoma, he stated that he was a farmer in Elk City, Beckham County, that his closest relative was May Phelps of Elk City, and that he was born July 9, 1878. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light-brown hair.

    On page 1 of the 1900 census for District 205 (Elk Township) in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma (dated June 1, 1900), John J. Phelps is listed as the head of the household for house #6, he's a farmer, born in February of 1850 in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, married for 10 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Mary M. (wife, born in September of 1854 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 10 years, age 45), Charles (son, single, farmer, born in July of 1877 in Missouri, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, age 22), Willie (son, born in July of 1890 in Missouri, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, age 9), Grover C. (son, born in October of 1892 in Missouri, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, age 7), Emma J. (daughter, born in April of 1894 in Missouri, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, age 6), and Corey J. (son, born in April of 1896 in Missouri, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, age 4).

    On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 6 (Elk Township) in Beckham County, Oklahoma (dated May 5, 1910), Charles W. Phelps is listed as the head of the household for house #147, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, parents born in North Carolina, 1st marriage, married for 8 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are May (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 28), Paul (son, born in Oklahoma, age 7), Ruth (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 3), and Ruby (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 9 months). They are living next to Charles' father and step-mother.

    On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 6 (Elk Township) in Beckham County, Oklahoma (dated January 16 & 17, 1930), Charles W. Phelps is listed as the head of the household for house #120, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, parents born in North Carolina, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Laura M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Paul R. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 17), Ruth (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 13), May M. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 8), Anna (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 6), and Charles W. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 1 year 2 months).

    On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 5-12 (Elk Township) in Beckham County, Oklahoma (dated April 5, 1930), Charles W. Phelps is listed as the head of the household for house #43, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, parents born in North Carolina, first married at age 21, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Laura M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 48), Ruth (daughter, single, school teacher, born in Oklahoma, age 23), May M. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 17), Anna (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 16), Charles W. Jr. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 11), and John H. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 8).

    On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 5-11 (Elk Township) in Beckham County, Oklahoma (dated April 24, 1940), Charles W. Phelps is listed as the head of the household for house #193, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are May (wife, born in Kentucky, 2 years of college, age 58), R. Anne (daughter, single, public school teacher, born in Oklahoma, 4 years of college, age 25), Charles W. Jr. (son, single, janitor at A & M College, born in Oklahoma, age 21), and John H. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 18).

      The children of MAY CONLEY and CHARLES PHELPS are:

      1. PAUL PHELPS, b. October 23, 1902, Oklahoma, d. December 1973, Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, buried in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, m. ELIZABETH VAUGHN.
      2. RUTH PHELPS, b. 1907, Oklahoma, m. CARL KERR.
      3. RUBY PHELPS, b. July 2, 1909, Oklahoma, d. July 12, 1910, buried in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma.
        Notes: A photo of her headstone in Fairlawn Cemetery shows that Ruby Phelps, daughter of C. W. and L. M. Phelps lived from July 2, 1909 to July 12, 1910.
      4. MAY M. PHELPS, b. 1913, Oklahoma, m. (1) EDGAR KING, m. (2) OCTO MARTIN.
      5. ANNA PHELPS, b. 1914, Oklahoma.
        Notes: Anna Phelps died at age 50. She never married.
      6. CHARLES WESLEY PHELPS JR., b. November 17, 1918, Oklahoma, d. February 20, 2005, buried in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma.
        Notes: A marker on his grave shows that Charles Wesley Phelps Jr. lived from November 17, 1918 to February 20, 2005, and that he was a captain in the Marine Corps during World War II.
      7. JOHN HENRY PHELPS, b. July 7, 1921, Oklahoma, d. July 11, 1944, buried in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma.
        Notes: John Henry Phelps was killed in World War II.
        A marker on his grave shows that John H. Phelps lived from July 7, 1921 to July 11, 1944, and "2 LIEUT 329 INF 83 INF DIV WORLD WAR II."







    PAUL PHELPS, son of LAURA MAY "MAY" CONLEY and CHARLES WESLEY PHELPS, was born October 23, 1902 in Oklahoma, died in December of 1973 in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Fairlawn Cemetery in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma. He married ELIZABETH VAUGHN, daughter of THOMAS MILTON VAUGHN and NANNIE (unknown last name), about 1927. She was born July 24, 1906 in Missouri, died July 3, 1996 in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Fairlawn Cemetery in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 308 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Information found on Fairlawn Cemetery's Web site shows that Paul Phelps lived from 1902 to 1973, and is buried in Block A Lot 35 Space 1, Elizabeth lived from 1906 to 1996, and is buried in Block A Lot 35 Space 2, T. Milton Vaughn lived from 1868 to 1941, and is buried in Block 6 Lot 68 Space 3, and Mrs. Nannie Vaughn is buried in Block 6 Lot 68 Space 2. Her birth and death dates aren't shown.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Paul Phelps was born October 23, 1902, and died in December of 1973. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Missouri, and his last place of residence was in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Elizabeth Phelps was born July 24, 1906, and died July 3, 1996. She received her Social Security card in 1954 in Kansas, and her last place of residence was in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma.

    On page 40 of the 1910 census for District 270 (Turkey Creek Township) in Washita County, Oklahoma (dated May 13, 1910), Thomas M. Vaughn is listed as the head of the household for house #295, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, 1st marriage, married for 20 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Manie [hard to read] (wife, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 41), Clarance E. (son, born in Missouri, age 15), Fread S. (son, born in Missouri, age 12), Mary E. (daughter, born in Missouri, age 10), Elizabeth (daughter, born in Missouri, age 3), and Frank Hall (servant, single, farm laborer, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, age 26).

    On page 21 of the 1920 census for District 201 (Turkey Creek) in Washita County, Oklahoma (dated February 12 & 13, 1920), Milton T. Vaughn is listed as the head of the household for house #212, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Namie (wife, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, age 51), Fred (son, single, farmer, born in Missouri, age 22), and Elizabeth (daughter, born in Missouri, age 13).

    On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 5-12 (Elk Township) in Beckham County, Oklahoma (dated April 4, 1930), Thomas Vauhan [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #22, he's a dairyman and farmer, widowed, born in Missouri, father born in Virginia, mother born in Missouri, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Paul Phelps (son-in-law, dairyman and farmer, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 26), Elisabeth Phelps (daughter, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, first married at 20, age 23), Robert L. Phelps (grandson, born in Oklahoma, father born in Oklahoma, mother born in Missouri, age 7 months), and Duglass Womack (boarder, single, farm laborer, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Texas, age 30).

      The child of PAUL PHELPS and ELIZABETH VAUGHN is:

      1. ROBERT L. PHELPS, b. 1929, Oklahoma.







    FLOY ANNA "ANNA" CONLEY, daughter of HENRY JACKSON CONLEY and ELIZABETH ALICE "LYDIA" SPRADLIN, was born January 30, 1889 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married ALBERT J. BILLAU, son of PHILIP J. BILLAU and ANNA E. (unknown last name), about 1881. He was born April 17, 1882 in Kansas, died in 1941, and is buried in Fairlawn Cemetery in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 308 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Information found on Fairlawn Cemetery's Web site shows that Albert J. Billau lived from 1882 to 1941, and is buried in Block 3 Lot 0 Space J-3. There is another Billau buried there, and that person is buried next to Albert, but the first name is listed as "????" and no birth or death date are listed.

    When Albert J. Billau's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Cheyenne, Oklahoma, he stated that he was a farmer, that his closest relative was Floy Anna Billau, and that he was born April 17, 1882. He had blue eyes.

    On page 3 of the 1900 census for District 78 (Emma Township) in Harvey County, Kansas (dated June 2, 1900), Philip J. Billau is listed as the head of the household for house #26, he's a farmer, born in November of 1856 in Germany, parents born in Germany, married for 19 years, he immigrated in 1965 and is a naturalized citizen, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Anna E. (wife, born in August of 1862 in Iowa, father born in Germany, mother born in "Ohio ?," married for 19 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 37), Albert J. (son, born in April of 1882 in Kansas, age 18), Walter P. (son, born in June of 1885 in Kansas, age 14), Frances M. (daughter, born in October of 1889 in Kansas, age 10), and Grace L. (daughter, born in November of 1892 in Kansas, age 7).

    On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 241 (Kiowa Township) in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma (dated April 15, 1910), Albert J. Billau is listed as the head of the household for house #11, he's a farmer, born in Kansas, father born in Germany, mother born in Missouri, 1st marriage, married for 1 year, and he's 27 years old. Also listed is Flay A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, 1st marriage, she hasn't had any children, age 21).

    On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 157 (Kiowa) in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma (dated January 15, 1920), Abert [sic] J. Billau is listed as the head of the household for house #35, he's a farmer, born in Kansas, father born in Germany, mother born in Missouri, and he's 37 years old. Also listed is Anna (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30).

    On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 20-28 (Washita Township) in Custer County, Oklahoma (dated April 4, 1930), Albert J. Belau is listed as the head of the household for house #33, he's a farmer, born in Kansas, father born in Missouri, mother born in Germany, first married at age 22, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Anna (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 42), and Lynn (son, born in Oklahoma, age 10).

    On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 65-13 (Kiowa Township) in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma (dated May 1, 1940), Albert J. Billau is listed as the head of the household for house #1, he's a farmer, born in Kansas, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Anna F. (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 51), and Lynn C. (son, farmer, born in Oklahoma, 4 years of high school, age 19).

      The child of ANNA CONLEY and ALBERT BILLAU is:

      1. LYNN C. BILLAU, b. 1920, Oklahoma, m. CAROL LYNN BARNETT.







    FRANCES HELEN "HELEN" CONLEY, daughter of WILLIAM JEFFERSON CONLEY and TERINA LORENA REBECCA BROWN "LORENA" AUXIER, was born May 5, 1856 in Little Paint, Floyd County, Kentucky, died September 19, 1938 in Rossmore, Logan County, West Virginia, and is buried in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married GEORGE CRAIG MIDDAUGH, son of JACKSON C. MIDDAUGH and MARY ANN VANHOOSE, in February of 1886 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born in August of 1865 in Ohio, and died before 1938.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 308 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    George Craig Middaugh was the brother of John Levi Middaugh.

    Jackson Middaugh's name has been reported to have been Jesse C. Middaugh, but on John Levi Middaugh's death certificate it's Jackson.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, G. C. Middaugh and Helen Conley got their marriage certificate on February 18, 1886 in Johnson County.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Frances Helen Conley was born May 5, 1856 in Little Paint, Floyd County, Kentucky, to William J. Conley and Lorena Auxier.

    According to her obituary, Helen Middaugh (age 82), died September 18, 1938 at the Rossmore, West Virginia, home of her daughter, Mrs. Anna Laura Fraley, and was buried in East Point. She was preceded in death by her husband, G. C. "Craig" Middaugh, several years prior. In addition to her daughter, she was survived by 1 son, Fred Middaugh (of Dayton, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Mrs. Helen Middaugh died September 19, 1938 in Logan County. Her parents are listed as Henry Conley and Laura Auxier, her husband as George Middaugh, and she was married at the time of her death.

    On page 51 of the 1870 census for Upper Township in Lawrence County, Ohio (dated June 21, 1870), Mary A. Middaugh is listed as the head of the household for house #363, she's keeping house, born in Kentucky, and she's 40 years old. Also listed are Lizzie [Elizabeth A. Middaugh] (born in Kentucky, age 15), John (born in Kentucky, age 13), Henry [Martin Henry] (born in Ohio, age 8), and Craig (born in Ohio, age 5).

    On page 34 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1880), Mary A. Middaugh is listed as the head of the household for house #214, she's keeping house, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and she's 50 years old. Also listed are Martin H. (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Kentucky, age 19), and George C. (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Kentucky, age 14).

    On page 5 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1990), G. Middaugh is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a lawyer, born in August of 1865 in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Helen (wife, born in October of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 39), Clara (daughter, born in November of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Buelah (daughter, born in April of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Emma (daughter, born in June of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), and Fred (son, born in April of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3).

    On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 64 (Paintsville Ward 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), G. C. Middaugh is listed as the head of the household for house #135, he's a lawyer with a general practice, born in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 23 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Helen F. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 47), Anna L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Freddie (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

    On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 2 (Auxier) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 15, 1920), George C. Middaugh is listed as the head of the household for house #82, he's a lawyer with his own office, born in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 55 years old. Also listed is Helen (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 56). Son Fred is in house #78, and daughter Clara is in house #79.

      The children of HELEN CONLEY and GEORGE MIDDAUGH are:

      1. CLARA BELL MIDDAUGH, b. November 26, 1886, Kentucky, d. June 8, 1921, Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. HENDERSON HANK BELL.
      2. BEULAH MIDDAUGH, b. April 1899, Kentucky, d. before 1910.
      3. ANNA LAURA MIDDAUGH, b. June 26, 1892, Kentucky, d. April 10, 1958, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Clendenin, Kanawha County, West Virginia, m. BENJAMIN HARRISON FARLEY.
      4. FRED MIDDAUGH, b. May 23, 1897, Kentucky, d. August 11, 1960, Los Angeles County, California.
        Notes: According to California death record transcripts, Fred Middaugh was born May 23, 1897 in Kentucky, and died August 11, 1960 in Los Angeles. His mother's maiden name is listed as Conley.







    CLARA BELL MIDDAUGH, daughter of FRANCES HELEN "HELEN" CONLEY and GEORGE CRAIG MIDDAUGH, was born November 26, 1886 in Kentucky, died June 8, 1921 in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky. She married HENDERSON HANK BELL, son of WILLIAM WARDER BEALL and FELISKA BEALL, about 1907. He was born September 17, 1879 in Braxton County, West Virginia.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 308 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    According to West Virginia birth record transcripts, Henderson H. Beall was born September 17, 1879 in Braxton, West Virginia, to William W. Beall and Felisha Beall.

    According to West Virginia birth record transcripts, Willis L. Beall was born July 4, 1878 in Braxton, West Virginia, to William W. Beall and Feliska Beall.

    When Henderson Hank Bell's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a well driller for Elk Horn Coal Company in Wheelwright, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Clara Bell of Wheelwright, and that he was born September 17, 1879. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes.

    According to her death certificate, Clara B. Middaugh Bell died June 8, 1921 in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky, from breast cancer. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as November 26, 1886, her marital status as married, her parents as G. C. Middaugh (b. Kentucky) and Hellen Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as H. H. Bell of Auxier, and the burial place as Auxier.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Clara B. Bell died June 8, 1921 in Floyd County at the age of 35.

    On page 6 of the 1880 census for District 9 (Otter) in Braxton County, West Virginia (dated June 1, 1880), Warder Beall is listed as the head of the household for house #64, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Faliska (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 22), Willis L. (son, born in West Virginia, age 2), and Henderson H. (son, born in July of 1879 in West Virginia, age 3/4 [9 months]).

    On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 64 (Paintsville Ward 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), H. H. Bell is listed as the head of the household for house #165, he's a well driller, born in West Virginia, father born in New York, mother born in West Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 3 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Clara Bell (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Ohio, married for 3 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 23), George H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 0 months [hard to read]), and Richard E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 months).

    On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 2 (Auxier) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 15, 1920), Henderson Bell is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a well driller, born in West Virginia, father born in New York, mother born in West Virginia, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Clara (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Ohio, mother born in Kentucky, age 33), George H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Richard (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Mary L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3). They are living next to Clara's brother and her mother is in house #82.

      The children of CLARA MIDDAUGH and HENDERSON BELL are:

      1. GEORGE H. BELL, b. 1909, Kentucky.
      2. RICHARD E. BELL, b. 1910, Kentucky.
      3. BABY BELL, b. January 18, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 18, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was an unnamed baby girl who was born January 18, 1912 in Johnson County to Clarra Middaugh.
        According to her death certificate, the cause of death is listed as "Marks on noses sufficient to obstruct Respiration." She lived for only one hour. Also on this certificate, her parents are listed as H. H. Belle (b. West Virginia) and Clara Middaugh (b. Johnson County), the informant as J. H. Holbrook of Paintsville, and the burial place as Mayo Graveyard.
      4. JAMES BELL, b. 1915, Kentucky.
      5. MARY L. BELL, b. January 26, 1917, Floyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: Mary Bell is found living with her Aunt Anna in 1930.
        According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary L. Bell was born January 26, 1917 in Floyd County to Clara Middaugh.







    ANNA LAURA MIDDAUGH, daughter of FRANCES HELEN "HELEN" CONLEY and GEORGE CRAIG MIDDAUGH, was born June 26, 1892 in Kentucky, died April 10, 1958 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, and is buried in Koontz Cemetery in Clendenin, Kanawha County, West Virginia. She married BENJAMIN HARRISON FARLEY about 1914. He was born January 17, 1891 in Burch, Mingo County, West Virginia, died August 3, 1974 in Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia, and is buried in Koontz Cemetery in Clendenin, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 308 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    When Benjamin H. Farley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Pike County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a miner working for the Borderland Coal Company in West Virginia, that he was married and had 2 children, and that he was born January 17, 1891 in Birch, West Virginia. He was found to be tall and stout, and he had blue eyes and black hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

    When Benjamin Harison [sic] Farley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia, he stated that he was working for West Virginia Coal & Coke Corporation on Omar, Logan County, West Virginia, that the person who would always know his address was Anna Laura Farley of Earling, West Virginia, and that he was born January 17, 1891 in Burch, West Virginia. He was found to be 5 feet 10 inches tall, he weighed 155 pounds, and he had blue eyes, brown hair, and a ruddy complexion.

    A photo of their headstone shows that Benjamin H. Farley lived from January 17, 1891 to August 3, 1974, and Annie Laura Farley from June 26, 1892 to April 10, 1958.

    According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Anna Laura Middaugh Farley was born about 1893, and died April 10, 1958 in Huntington, Cabell County, at the age of 65 years 9 months 14 days. Her parents are listed as G. Craig Middaugh and Helen Conley.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Benjamin Farley was born January 17, 1891, and died in August of 1974. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia.

    On page 39 of the 1920 census for District 109 (Lee) in Mingo County, West Virginia (dated January 31, 1920), Benjamin H. Farley is listed as the head of the household for house #408, he's a coal miner, born in West Virginia, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Anna L. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Francis (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 5 years 2 months), and Jess [hard to read] W. (son, born in West Virginia, age 3 years 3 months).

    On pages 29 & 30 of the 1930 census for District 23-21 (Logan) in Logan County, West Virginia (dated April 14, 1930), Harrison B. Farley is listed as the head of the household for house #28, he's an electrician in the coal mines, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at age 22, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Anna L. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 37), Una F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Willard J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Mary L. Bell (adopted daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 13). Mary is Anna's sister Clara's daughter.

    On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 23-22 (Logan) in Logan County, West Virginia (dated April 24, 1940), Harrison Farley is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's the chief electrician in a coal mine, born in West Virginia, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Anna L. (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 47), and Una (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 2 years of high school, age 25).

      The children of ANNA MIDDAUGH and BENJAMIN FARLEY are:

      1. UNA FRANCIS FARLEY, b. November 15, 1914, Pike County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Una F. Farley was born November 15, 1914 in Pike County to Anna Middaugh.
      2. JESS WILLARD FARLEY, b. December 12, 1916, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jess W. Farley was born November 15, 1914 in Johnson County to Anna McDaugh.







    MARTELIA J. CONLEY, daughter of WILLIAM JEFFERSON CONLEY and TERINA LORENA REBECCA BROWN "LORENA" AUXIER, was born February 2, 1858 in Little Paint, Floyd County, Kentucky, and died November 12, 1895. She married FRANCIS MARION MOLES, son of EMANUEL MOLES and ELIZABETH TROUT, January 16, 1886 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born November 7, 1842 in Kentucky, died March 18, 1916 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Moles Cemetery in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky. Francis Marion Moles married (1) ELIZABETH ROBINSON. He married (3) ELIZABETH HILLMAN.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 308 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. In that book it says tath Martelia Laurie Conley was born February 2, 1858 in East Point, Kentucky, died November 12, 1895, and married Francis Marion Moles. He was born November 7, 1842, died March 18 1916, and was buried "somewhere up Bear Hollow in Johnson County." It also says that he was a Civil War veteran.

    Francis Marion and Elizabeth Robinson Moles' grandson was Frances Marion Lilly.

    Elizabeth Hillman was first married to Evan Spradlin, who's daughter by his first marriage, Elizabeth Alice "Lydia Spradlin, married Henry Jackson Conley, Martelia's brother.

    According to her death certificate, Elizabeth Hillman Moles died March 11, 1916 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis of the lungs and pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Russell County, Virginia, her birth date as August 18, 1844, her marital status is blank, her parents as Thomas Hillman (b. Virginia) and Martha Smith (b. Virginia), the informant as Angie Burk of East Point, and the burial place is unreadable.

    According to his death certificate, Frank M. Moles died August 17, 1928 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, from rheumatism complicated by sciatica. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as January 10, 1878, his marital status as married, his occupation as marchand and postmaster, his parents as Francis M. Moles (b. Kentucky) and Elizabeth Robinson (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. Frank M. Moles of East Point, and the burial place as East Point.

    Francis Marion Moles enlisted on December 10, 1861 as a private in the Union Army, Company K, Kentucky 14th Infantry Regiment. He mustered out on January 31, 1865 in Louisa, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Martilla Conley was born February 2, 1858 in Little Paint, Floyd County, Kentucky, to William J. Conley and Lorena A. Auxier.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, F. M. Moles (2nd marriage, age 45) married Martelia Conley (1st marriage, age 28) on January 16, 1886 in Johnson County.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Francis M. Moles married Elizabeth Spradlin on March 6, 1896 in Johnson County.

    According to his death certificate, F. M. Moles died March 18, 1916 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, from pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as "no birth record," his age as 74, his marital status as married, his parents as Emanuel Moles (b. Kentucky) and Elizabeth Trout (b. Kentucky), the informant as Frank Moles of East Point, and the burial place as Moles Cemetery.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, F. M. Moles died March 18, 1916 in Johnson County at the age of 74.

    On pages 127 & 128 of the 1850 census for My District in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated September 12, 1850), Emanuel Moles is listed as the head of the household for house #805, he's a miner, born in Virginia, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Virginia, age 37), Jane (born in Kentucky, age 20), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 18), John (born in Virginia, age 17), John (born in Virginia, age 15), Harriett (born in Ohio, age 11), Manor [Marion] (male, born in Kentucky, age 7), Catharine (born in Kentucky, age 5), Mary (born in Kentucky, age 1), and Daniel Davis (born in Peno [? - hard to read], age 6).

    On page 9 of the 1860 census for Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 26, 1860), Emanuel Moles is listed as the head of the household for house #60, he's a minister, born in Virginia, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (spinster, born in Kentucky, age 37), Marion [male, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 20), Catharine (spinster, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Ellen (born in Kentucky, age 6).

    On page 15 of the 1870 census for Precinct 8 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 29, 1870), Marion Moles is listed as the head of the household for house #104, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 29), Mary A. (born in Kentucky, age 6), Martha E. (born in Kentucky, age 5), and Molisa J. [Melissa J.] (born in Kentucky, age 3).

    On page 6 of the 1880 census for District 37 (Prestonsburg - Abbott And Hager Shoal) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1880), Marion Moles is listed as the head of the household for house #87, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Melissa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Clerinda Clarinda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Immanuel (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    On page 2 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Francis Moles is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a farmer, born in November of 1841 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, married for 4 years, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in August of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 57), Jeff C. (son, born in December of 1886 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Lon S. (son, born in January of 1888 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), and Lora (daughter, born in April of 1890 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

    On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 67 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), F. M. Moles is listed as the head of the household for house #27, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Virginia, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 14 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 65), Lon S. (son, single, operator in the railroad office, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), Margaret A. Auxier [Margaret A. Spradlin Auxier] (step-daughter, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 39), and Wyonda Auxier [hard to read] (step-granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13).

      The children of MARTELIA CONLEY and FRANCIS MOLES are:

      1. JEFFERSON CONLEY MOLES, b. December 16, 1886, East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 21, 1968, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH FRIEND.
      2. LON S. MOLES, b. February 24, 1889, d. October 14, 1973, m. ELIZABETH GOBLE. She d. February 12, 1976.
        Notes: Lon and Elizabeth Goble Moles had no children.
      3. LAURA LORENA MOLES, b. April 28, 1891, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. November 25, 1963, East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SAMUEL MALCOLM MUSIC.
      4. FRANCES AILENE MOLES.
        Notes: Frances Moles died in infancy.







    JEFFERSON CONLEY MOLES, son of MARTELIA J. CONLEY and FRANCIS MARION MOLES, was born December 16, 1886 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, died April 21, 1968 in Cabell County, West Virginia, and is buried in Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH FRIEND, daughter of EDWIN J. FRIEND and NANCY FLANNERY, about 1907. She was born January 4, 1880 in Kentucky, died April 26, 1959 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 309 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Information found on findagrave.com shows that Jeff C. Moles lived from December 16, 1886 to April 21, 1968, was buried in Plot L in Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum in Ashland, and that Elizabeth F. Moles lived from January 4, 1880 to April 26, 1959, and is buried in Plot L in the same cemetery.

    Elizabeth Friend was the sister of Charles S. Friend and Naomi "Oma" Friend.

    When Jefferson Moles' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Floyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a operator and and agent for C & O Railroad in Auxier, Kentucky, that he was married and had a child, and that he was born December 16, 1886 in East Point, Kentucky. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

    According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Jefferson C. Moles died April 21, 1968 in Cabell, West Virginia. His parents are listed as F. M. Moles and Martelia Conley.

    According to her obituary, Elizabeth Friend Moles (age 79), daughter of the late Edwin and Nancy Flannery Friend, was born January 4, 1880 in Carter County, died April 26, 1959 in a local hospital following an extended illness, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Ashland. She was survived by her husband, Jeff Moles (of Paintsville); 1 son, Francis Moles (Ashland); and 1 sister, Mrs. Lewis Conley (Ashland). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Elizabeth Moles died April 26, 1959 in Johnson County at the age of 79. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

    On page 23 of the 1880 census for District 16 (Precinct 5) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1880), E. J. Friend is listed as the head of the household for house #344, he's a school teacher, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 47 years old. also listed are Nancy B. (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 32), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Naoma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Elisabeth (daughter, born in January of 1880 in Kentucky, age 4 months).

    On page 22 of the 1900 census for District 37 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 13, 1900), Edward Friend is listed as the head of the household for house #177, he's a farmer, widowed, born in August of 1834 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (daughter, born in January of 1880 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 20), Eddie (daughter, born in April of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), and Laura (daughter, born in January of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17).

    On page 25 of the 1910 census for District 17 (Salt Lick) in Braxton County, West Virginia (dated May 3, 1910), Jefferson Moles is listed as the head of the household for house #223, he's an operator for the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 3 years, and he's 22 years old. Also listed is Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is no longer living, age 25).

    On pages 13 & 14 of the 1920 census for District 2 (Auxier) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 15, 1920), J. Conley Moles is listed as the head of the household for house #230, he's an operator for C & O, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), and Francis (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

    On page 20 of the 1930 census for District 36-4 (Auxier) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), Jeff Moles is listed as the head of the household for house #183, he's an operator for C & O Railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 42), and Francis (son, born in Kentucky, age 16).

    On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 36-4 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), Jeff Moles is listed as the head of the household for house #72, he's an agent for C & O Railroad, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 2 years of college, and he's 52 years old. Also listed is Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 58).

      The child of JEFF MOLES and ELIZABETH FRIEND is:

      1. FRANCIS MOLES, m. OPAL BENTLEY







    LAURA LORENA MOLES, daughter of MARTELIA J. CONLEY and FRANCIS MARION MOLES, was born April 28, 1891 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died November 25, 1963 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Samuel Music Cemetery in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married SAMUEL MALCOLM MUSIC, son of HENRY JACKSON "JACK" MUSIC and FRANCIS ISABELLE GREER, December 25, 1907. He was born May 24, 1886 in East Point, Floyd County, Kentucky, died November 17, 1955 in Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, and is buried in Samuel Music Cemetery in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 309 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    According to "Johnson County Kentucky Cemeteries Volume 2" published by the Johnson County Historical Society, Samuel Malcolm Music was born June 24, 1886 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died November 17, 1955 in Madison, Indiana, and was buried in Samuel Music Cemetery in East Point, and Laura Moles Music was born April 28, 1891, died November 25, 1963, and was buried in the same cemetery.

    Information found on findagrave.com shows that "Samuel Malcolm Music" was born June 24, 1886 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 17, 1955 in Madison County, Indiana, and was buried in Music Cemetery in East Point.

    When Sam Music's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Pike County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a section foreman working for C & O Railroad in Marrowbone Branch, that he was married and had 1 child, and that he was born June 24, 1886 in East Point, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had light brown eyes, black hair, and he was partly balding.

    According to her obituary, Laura Music (age 72), daughter of the late F. M. and Martellie Conley Moles, served as a postmaster for a number of years, as did her father, and had lived in East Point for most of her life. She was born April 28, 1891 [April 25] in Floyd County, died November 28, 1963 at the Davis Branch home of her daughter, Mrs. Warden Auxier, and was buried in the family cemetery in East Point. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Music, on November 17, 1955. In addition to her daughter, she was survived by 2 brothers, Jeff Moles (of Paintsville) and Lon Moles (Prestonsburg). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Laura M. Music died November 25, 1963 in Johnson County at the age of 72. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

    A photo of her headstone shows that Laura Moles Music lived from April 28, 1891 to November 25, 1963, and a photo Samuel M. Music's shows that he lived from June 24, 1886 to November 17, 1955.

    According to his obituary, Sam M. Music (age 69), son of the late H. J. "Jack" Music and Isabelle Greer Music, was a retired C & O Railroad section foreman and merchant, and spent most of his life in East Point, Floyd County, Kentucky. He was born June 24, 1886 in East Point. "He became suddenly ill at Milton, Kentucky, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Herefore where he had gone with relatives on Wednesday to attend the funeral of Down Auxier. He died the following day in the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison, Indiana. His death was attributed to a heart attack. Mr. Music was married when a young man to Miss Laura Moles of East Point who survives. Other survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Warden Auxier of this city [Paintsville]; 3 brothers, Taylor Music of East Point, George and Will Music, both of Auxier; three sisters, Mrs. Lucy Watkins, Gallipolis, Ohio; Catherine Albright, Toledo, Ohio; and Mrs. Miranda Auxier of East Point, and a number of nephews, nieces, other relatives and a host of friends. Funeral services were conducted by the Reverent S. C. Honeycutt and Rev. Bobby Joe Kitchen. Burial was made in the family cemetery at East Point." (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    On page 10 of the 1900 census for District 102 (Hager Shoals) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1900), Jackson Music is listed as the head of the household for house #86, he's a farmer, born in March of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 19 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Francis I. (wife, born in June of 1859 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in North Carolina, married for 19 years, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 39), Lucy A. (daughter, born in October of 1881 in Kentucky, age 18), Martha M. (daughter, born in February of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Samuel M. (son, born in June of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Ary C. (daughter, born in July of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), George W. (son, born in January of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Elvy M. (daughter, born in June of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Taylor (son, born in November of 1899 in Kentucky, age 6 months).

    On page 67 of the 1910 census for District 67 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), Samuel Music is listed as the head of the household for house #32, he's a laborer for the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 2 years, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 18), and Mildred (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6 months). Laura's parents are in house #27.

    On page 20 of the 1920 census for District 115 (Lookout) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated January 29, 1920), Samuel M. Music is listed as the head of his family in house #202, he weighs coal in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 29), and Mildred (son, male, born in Kentucky, age 10).

    On page 17 of the 1930 census for District 58-6 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1910), Samuel M. Music is listed as the head of the household for house #151, he's a foreman for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, retail grocery salesman, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 39), and Mildred (daughter, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 20).

    On page 2 of the 1940 census for District 58-7 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1940), Samuel Music is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a track foreman for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, he was living in the same place in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 53 years old. Also listed is Laura (wife, postmistress at a rural post office, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 48).

      The children of LAURA MOLES and SAM MUSIC are:

      1. MILDRED VIRGINIA MUSIC, b. November 6, 1909, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 5, 2000, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WARDEN P. AUXIER, son of WARREN AUXIER and CYNTHIA DAVIS, April 4, 1931. He was b. February 5, 1908, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 28, 1983, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to her obituary, Mildred Music Auxier (age 90), daughter of the late Samuel Malcom and Laura Lorena Music, was born November 6, 1909 in Johnson County, died March 5, 2000 at home in Paintsville, and was buried in Davis Cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Warden Auxier. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
        According to his obituary, Warden Auxier (age 75), son of Warren and Cynthia Davis Auxier, was a retired C & O Railroad employee. He was born February 5, 1908 in Johnson County, died October 28, 1983 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center following an extended illness, and was buried in Davis Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Mildred Music Auxier; and 1 brother, Warren "Phene" Auxier (of Glendale, Arizona). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
      2. FRANCIS ALINE MUSIC, b. January 7, 1918, Pike County, Kentucky d. February 15, 1918, Poor Bottom, Pike County, Kentucky, buried in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Francis A. Music was born January 7, 1918 in Pike County to Laura Moles.
        According to her death certificate, Francis Aline Music died February 15, 1918 in Poor Bottom, Pike County, Kentucky, from bronchopneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as January 7, 1918, her parents as Samuel Music (b. Kentucky) and Laura Moles (b. Kentucky), the informant as Samuel Music of Lookout, Kentucky, and the burial place as East Point, Kentucky.







    JAMES RICHMOND CONLEY, son of WILLIAM JEFFERSON CONLEY and TERINA LORENA REBECCA BROWN "LORENA" AUXIER, was born November 28, 1859 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 3, 1940 in Henderson, Mills County, Iowa, and is buried in Emerson Cemetery in Emerson, Mills County, Iowa. He married RHODA MAY, daughter of NOAH MAY and ELIZABETH CAUDILL, February 4, 1886 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born August 25, 1857 in Licking River, Morgan County, Kentucky, died March 29, 1940 in Mills County, Iowa, and is buried in Emerson Cemetery in Emerson, Mills County, Iowa.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 309 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. According to that book, James and Rhoda had a son on November 17, 1886 who died the same day, and that they had a daughter who was born April 10, 1901, and died April 20, 1901.

    Noah May reportedly died from measles during the Civil War.

    According to Kentucky birth records, James R. Conly was born November 28, 1859 in Johnson County to William J. Conly and Lorena V. Auxier.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Rodah May was born August 1, 1857 in Licking, Morgan County, to Noah May and Elizabeth Caudle. The midwife was Sarah Hampton.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, J. R. Conley married Rhoda May on February 4, 1986 in Magoffin County at the home of Elizabeth May. The witnesses were Henry Rice and J. J. May, and the minister was S. J. Adams.

    A photo of their headstone shows that Rhoda May Conley lived from 1857 to 1940, and James R. Conley from 1859 to 1940.

    On page 82 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 6, 1860), Noah May is listed as the head of the household for house #560, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth May (born in Kentucky, age 26), Sarah Caudill (born in Kentucky, age 16), Campbell May (born in Kentucky, age 9), James B. May (born in Kentucky, age 7), Wallace May (born in Kentucky, age 5), Rhoda May (born in Kentucky, age 3), and J. C. Mason May (born in Kentucky, age 4).

    On page 30 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 30, 1870), Elizabeth May is listed as the head of the household for house #198, she's keeping house, born in Kentucky, and she's 37 years old. Also listed are James B. (born in Kentucky, age 18), Wallis B. (born in Kentucky, age 15), Rhoda (born in Kentucky, age 12), John C. (born in Kentucky, age 10), and Lydia M. (born in Kentucky, age 6).

    On page 16 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Precinct 1 - Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1880), Lizzia May is listed as the head of the household for house #128, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 46 years old. Also listed are Wallis B. (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 25), Rhody (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), John C. (son, laborer, born in Kentucky, age 20), and Margett [Lydia Margeret] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16).

    On page 19 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1900), James R. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #166, he's a farmer, born in November of 1859 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Rhoda (wife, born in August of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 42), Tennah (daughter, born in January of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Laura E. (daughter, born in October of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Oliver R. (son, born in August of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), and Ennid (daughter, born in December of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4).

    On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 6 (Elk Township) in Beckham County, Oklahoma (dated April 23, 1910), James R. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #56, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 26 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Rhoda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 4 are still living, age 52), Tenah (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Oliver (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Enid (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    On page 19 of the 1920 census for District 6 (Elk Township) in Beckham County, Oklahoma (dated January 26 & 27, 1920), James R. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #193, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Rhoda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 62), aand Oliver R. (son, single, U.S. soldier, born in Kentucky, age 25).

    On page 41 of the 1925 census for Hastings in Mills County, Iowa, J. R. Conley is listed as the head of the houseold for house #16, he's 65 years old, and he has an 8th grade education. Also listed is Rhoda (8th grade education, age 67).

    On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 15-9 (Lewis) in Cass County, Iowa (dated April 15, 1930), James R. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #81, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 70 years old. Also listed is Rhoda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 29, age 72).

      The children of JAMES CONLEY and RHODA MAY are:

      1. TENAH MAY CONLEY, b. January 6, 1888, East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 21, 1962, Villisca, Montgomery County, Iowa, buried in Emerson, Mills County, Iowa, m. WESLEY ARTHUR "ART" DAVIS.
      2. LAURA ELIZABETH CONLEY, b. October 13, 1889, East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 2, 1953, Los Angeles County, California, buried in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, m. SPURGEON S. ELLIOTT.
      3. NORA CONLEY, b. June 18, 1892, d. June 23, 1892.
      4. OLIVER R. CONLEY, b. August 15, 1893, Kentucky, d. January 10, 1972, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, buried in Fort Logan National Cemetery, Sheridan, Arapahoe County, Colorado, m. PEARL YOST MAHRENHOLTZ. She was b. September 2, 1891, Montgomery County, Iowa.
        Notes: Oliver and Pearl had no children.
        Oliver Conley was a corporal in the U.S. Marines during World War I.
        When Oliver R. Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917, he stated that he was a farm laborer in Beckham County, Oklahoma, that he was single, and that he was born August 15, 1893. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had light blue eyes and Black hair.
        According to Social Security death record transcripts, Oliver R. Conley was born August 15, 1893, and died January 15, 1972. He received his Social Security card in 1965 in Colorado, and his last place of residence was in Denver, Denver County, Colorado.
      5. ENID HOWE CONLEY, b. December 9, 1895, East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 20, 1954, Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa, buried in Emerson, Mills County, Iowa, m. ARCHIE LEROY ECHTERNACH.







    TENAH MAY CONLEY, daughter of JAMES RICHMOND CONLEY and RHODA MAY, was born January 6, 1888 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 21, 1962 in Villisca, Montgomery County, Iowa, and is buried in Emerson Cemetery in Emerson, Mills County, Iowa. She married WESLEY ARTHUR "ART" DAVIS, son of ROBERT LUTHER DAVIS and ELIZA JANE FERGUSON, April 27, 1910 in Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma. He was born April 25, 1887 in Brainard, Butler County, Nebraska, died November 14, 1949 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, and is buried in Emerson Cemetery in Emerson, Mills County, Iowa.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 309 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    When Wesley Art Davis' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Sayre, Oklahoma, he stated that he was married and had 3 children, and that he was born April 25, 1887. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had light blue eyes and dark-colored hair.

    A photo of her headstone shows that Tenah M. Davis lived from January 6, 1888 to May 21, 1962, and a photo of his shows that Art. W. Davis lived from April 25, 1887 to November 14, 1949.

    On page 13 of the 1900 census for District 3 (Center Township) in Butler County, Nebraska (dated June 20, 1900), Robert Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a farmer, born in July of 1845 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 30 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Eliza (wife, born in Iowa, parents born in Maine, married for 30 years, she's given birth to 13 children and 10 are still living, age 49), Oren (son, born in January of 1880 in Iowa, age 20), Stella (daughter, born in July of 1882 in Nebraska, age 17), Zora (daughter, born in December of 1883 in Nebraska, age 16), Mary (daughter, born in November of 1886 [1885?] in Nebraska, age 13), Arthur (son, born in April of 1887 in Nebraska, age 13), and Leroy (son, born in February of 1890 in Nebraska, age 10).

    On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 110 (Douglas) in Montgomery County, Iowa (dated March 9 & 10, 1920), Art Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #189, he's a farmer, born in Nebraska, father born in Virginia, mother born in Maine, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Tenah M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), Chester R. [hard to read] (son, born in Oklahoma, age 8), Arthur R. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 6), Albert J. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 4 years 11 months), and Lorena M. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 3 years 3 months).

    On page 38 of the 1925 census for Cass in Cass County, Iowa, W. A. Davis is listed as the head of his household. Also listed are Tena (wife, age 27), Rex (son, born 13), Ray (son, age 11), Bert (son, age 10), Lorena (daughter, age 7), and Loretta (daughter, age 4).

    On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 65-2 (Anderson Township) in Mills County, Iowa (dated April 19, 1930), Art W. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #166, he's a farm laborer, born in Nebraska, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Maine, first married at age 22, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Tenah M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 42), Rex C. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 18), Raymond A. (son, born in Arkansas, age 16), Albert J. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 15), Lorena M. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 12), Loretta I. (daughter, born in Iowa, age 9), and Iris M. (daughter, born in Iowa, age 2).

    On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 65-1 (Henderson) in Mills County, Iowa (dated April 16, 1940), W. Art Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's not working, born in Nebraska, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Tenah M. (wife, born in Kentucky, 1 year of high school, age 52), Loretta I. (daughter, clerk in a retail department store, born in Iowa, 4 years of high school, age 19), and Iris M. (daughter, born in Iowa, age 12).

      The children of TENAH CONLEY and ART DAVIS are:

      1. CHESTER REGINALD "REX" DAVIS, b. April 15, 1911, Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, m. (1) REVA CHLOE GOODNIGHT, daughter of JAMES CUSTER GOODNIGHT and EVA DUFF, September 24, 1933. She was b. May 30, 1913, Ava, Douglas County, Missouri, d. June 4, 1953, Corning, Adams County, Iowa, buried in Emerson Cemetery, Emerson, Mills County, Iowa. He m. (2) MARGUERITE LUCILLE BRIGGS, daughter of ROBERT C. BRIGGS and ELIZABETH ZIEHE. She was b. September 21, 1939, Adams County, Iowa.
      2. ARTHUR RAYMOND "RAY" DAVIS, b. May 18, 1913, Benton County, Arkansas, m. RYTHA ELLEN RUTLEDGE, daughter of WILLIAM THORNTON RUTLEDGE and JANE ELIZABETH MORGAN, April 26, 1933. She was b. March 2, 1915, Cairo, Randolph County, Missouri.
      3. ALBERT JAMES "BERT" DAVIS, b. January 27, 1915, Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, m. (1) FLORENCE DODD, daughter of JOSEPH DODD and (unknown). He m. (2) VETA CLARICE PATTERSON, daughter of WILEY HOBSON PATTERSON and CORA ANN BLAIR, July 6, 1944.
      4. LORENA MAY DAVIS, b. August 31, 1917, Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, m. MARVIN ARVID HANSON, son of LEVIA KARL HANSON and VIOLA ELIZABETH IRWIN, June 14, 1937. He was b. August 9, 1914, Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas.
      5. LORETTA IONE DAVIS, b. 1920, Iowa, m. DONALD ALBERT JOHANSEN, son of SOREN JOHANSEN and MABLE FULLER.
      6. IRIS M. DAVIS, b. 1927, Iowa, m. (1) DOYLE WAYNE LEMBKE, son of GEORGE EDWARD LEMBKE and ETHEL ESTER PALMER. She m. (2) LLOYD MCKEE, son of ROBERT W. MCKEE and FANNY WHEELER.







    LAURA ELIZABETH CONLEY, daughter of JAMES RICHMOND CONLEY and RHODA MAY, was born October 13, 1889 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 2, 1953 in Los Angeles County, California, and is buried in Fairlawn Cemetery in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma. She married SPURGEON S. ELLIOTT, son of ABRAHAM ELLIOTT and SARAH WALTERS, February 2, 1908. He was born October 14, 1886 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 23, 1941 in Elk City, Beckham County, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and is buried in Fairlawn Cemetery in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 311 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. According to that book, Spurgeon Elliott's mother died when he was too young to remember her, and his father remarried several times.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Abraham Elliott married Drucilla Webb on February 15, 1866 in Johnson County. Abraham Elliott (2nd marriage, age 42) married Sarah Walters (2nd marriage, age 22) in Johnson County. And Abraham Elliott (4th marriage, age 50) married Sarah Honeycutt (2nd marriage, age 25) on November 12, 1893 in Johnson County.

    When Spurgeon S. Elliott's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, he stated that he was a farmer with a wife and children, and that he was born October 19, 1886 in Pointsville [sic], Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

    A photo of her headstone shows that Laura L. Elliott lived from 1889 to 1953. A photo of his shows that Rev. Spurgeon Elliott lived from 1886 to 1941.

    According to California death record transcripts, Laura Lizzie Conley Elliott was born October 13, 1889 in Kentucky, and died November 2, 1953 in Los Angeles. Her father's surname is listed as Conley.

    On page 19 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Abraham Ellet is listed as the head of the household for house #181, he's a farmer, born in November of 1843 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 6 years, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Sarah A. (wife, born in May of 1869 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 31), Jno. W. [John W.] (son, born in May of 1881 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 19), Lavata (daughter, born in October of 1882 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 17), Spurgeon (son, born in October of 1886 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 13), Bertha L. (daughter, born in October of 1888 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 11), Mamie (daughter, born in May of 1896 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 4), and Mary Cunningham (aunt, widowed, boarder, not working, born in October of 1812 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, she hasn't had any children, age 87).

    On page 19 of the 1910 census for District 127 (Washita Township) in Custer County, Oklahoma (dated May 14, 1910), Spurgon Elliott is listed as the head of the household for house #176, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 0 years, and he's 23 years old. Also listed is Laura E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she hasn't had any children, age 20).

    On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 157 (Kiowa) in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma (dated January 15, 1920), Spencer S. Elliott is listed as the head of the household for house #30, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), Irene (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 8), Walter (son, born in Arkansas, age 4), and Ruby (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 2 years 5 months).

    On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 65-18 (Strong) in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma (dated April 2, 1930), Spurgin S. Elliott is listed as the head of the household for house #1, he's a clergyman in a Baptist church, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Laura L. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 39), Irene E. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 19), Walter E. (son, born in Arkansas, age 15), Ruby M. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 13), Beartha R. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 9), and Dorothy F. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 6).

    On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 6-5 (Canton) in Blaine County, Oklahoma (dated April 24, 1940), Spurgeon S. Elliott is listed as the head of the household for house #211, he's a minister in a local church, born in Kentucky, he was living in Blair, Jackson County, Oklahoma, in 1935, he has a 9th [7th?] grade education, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Laura L. (wife, born in Kentucky, 1 year of high school, age 5 [50]), Walter E. (son, single, laborer at a gypsum plant, born in Arkansas, 4 years of high school, age 25), Ruby M. MacBroom (daughter, separated, born in Oklahoma, 4 years of high school, age 22), Dorthy F. Elliott (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 16), and [unreadable first name that begins with an "L"] S. MacBroom (granddaughter, born in Oklahoma, age 1).

      The children of LAURA CONLEY and SPURGEON ELLIOTT are:

      1. ELLA IRENE ELLIOTT, b. January 25, 1911, m. ARZIE NEELY.
      2. WALTER E. ELLIOTT, b. March 28, 1915, m. MILDRED BROWN.
      3. RUBY MAY ELLIOTT, b. August 25, 1918, d. December 21, 1963, m. (1) (unknown first name) MACBROOM, m. (2) PATRICK FRAIN.
      4. BERTHA RUTH ELLIOTT, b. 1921, m. RAYMOND JACKSON.
      5. DOROTHY FERN ELLIOTT, b. 1923, m. JACK FARRELL.







    ENID HOWE CONLEY, daughter of JAMES RICHMOND CONLEY and RHODA MAY, was born December 9, 1895 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 20, 1954 in Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa, and is buried in Emerson Cemetery in Emerson, Mills County, Iowa. She married ARCHIE LEROY ECHTERNACH, son of ELMER E. ECHTERNACH and JULIA BROWN, April 6, 1926. He was born March 28, 1899 in Blue Hill, Webster County, Nebraska, died October 13, 1953 in Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, and is buried in Emerson Cemetery in Emerson, Mills County, Iowa.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 312 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    When Archie Leroy Echternach's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Red Cloud, Webster County, Nebraska, he stated that he was a farm laborer working for Elmer Elmer Echternach in Blue Hill, Nebraska, that his closest relative was Elmer Echternach, and that he was born March 28, 1899. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and brown hair.

    A photo of their headstone shows that Enid H. Echternach lived from 1895 to 1954, and that Archie L. Echternach from 1899 to 1953.

    On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 201 (Oak Creek) in Webster County, Nebraska (dated May 6, 1910), Elmer Echternach is listed as the head of the household for house #135, he's a farmer, born in Illinois, parents born in Pennsylvania, 1st marriage, married for 17 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Missouri, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Missouri, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 37), William (son, born in Nebraska, age 16), Mabel (daughter, born in Nebraska, age 15), Elmer (son, born in Nebraska, age 14), Archie (son, born in Nebraska, age 12), Walter (son, born in Nebraska, age 7), Nellie (daughter, born in Nebraska, age 5), Raymond (son, born in Nebraska, age 3), and Chester (son, born in Nebraska, age 1).

    On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 197 (Elm Creek) in Webster County, Nebraska (dated January 12 & 13, 1920), Elmer E. Echternach is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in Illinois, parents born in Pennsylvania, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, age 47), Elmer (son, single, farm laborer, born in Nebraska, age 23), Archie (son, born in Nebraska, age 20), Walter (son, born in Nebraska, age 18), Nellie (daughter, born in Nebraska, age 15), Raymond (son, born in Nebraska, age 13), Chester (son, born in Nebraska, age 10), Opal (daughter, born in Nebraska, age 9), Ruby (daughter, born in Nebraska, age 7), Julie (daughter, born in Nebraska, age 3 years 3 months), and Luther (son, born in Nebraska, age 6 months).

    On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 15-27 (Washington) in Cass County, Iowa (dated April 19, 1930), Archie Echternach is listed as the head of the household for house #103, he's a farmer, born in Nebraska, father born in Illinois, mother born in Missouri, first married at age 28, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Enid (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 30, age 34), Elmer (son, born in Iowa, age 2), and Dale (son, born in Iowa, age 0).

    On page 16 of the 1940 census for District 69-16 (Red Oak) in Montgomery County, Iowa (dated April 29, 1940), Archie Echternach is listed as the head of the household for house #146, he's a farmer, born in Nebraska, he was living in Cass County, Iowa, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Enid (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 45), Elmer (son, born in Iowa, age 12), Dale (son, born in Iowa, age 11), Wayne (son, born in Iowa, age 9), LaVerne (daughter, born in Iowa, age 8), Leota (daughter, born in Iowa, age 7), and Glendora (daughter, born in Iowa, age 5).

      The children of ENID CONLEY and ARCHIE ECHTERNACH are:

      1. ELMER JAMES ECHTERNACH, b. 1927, Iowa, m. AILEEN GRAHAM.
      2. DALE LEROY ECHTERNACH, b. 1929, Iowa, m. SANDRA HANKS.
      3. MELVIN WAYNE ECHTERNACH, b. 1930, Iowa.
      4. KEITH LAVERNE ECHTERNACH, b. 1931, Iowa, m. JANET GUSS.
      5. LEOTA MAE ECHTERNACH, b. 1932, Iowa, m. CHARLES GARRISON.
      6. GLENDORA ECHTERNACH, b. 1935, Iowa.
      7. WILLIAM ECHTERNACH, b. March 1936, d. March 1936.







    LAURA ALICE CONLEY, daughter of WILLIAM JEFFERSON CONLEY and TERINA LORENA REBECCA BROWN "LORENA" AUXIER, was born June 28, 1862 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 28, 1959 in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ford Cemetery in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky. She married WILLIAM ALBERT BURKE, son of CHARLES H. BURKE and MELVINA JONES, December 25, 1886 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born February 19, 1860 in North Carolina, died May 21, 1943 in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 309 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    William Albert Burke was the brother of Robert A. Burke.

    According to Kentucky birth records, James H. Burk was born April 4, 1878 in Floyd County to Charles H. Burk (b. Magoffin County, Kentucky) and Malvina Jones (b. Ashe County, North Carolina).

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, W. A. Burke (age 21) married Laura A. Conley (age 21) on December 25, 1886 in Johnson County.

    According to her obituary, Laura A. Conley Burke (age 97), daughter of Jefferson and Lorena Auxier Conley, was one of Johnson County's earliest teachers. She died October 28, 1959 at the Auxier, Kentucky, home of her daughter, Mrs. Ola Hall, and was buried in Ford Cemetery in Auxier. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Burke; 1 son; and 1 daughter. She was survived by 3 sons, Roy Burke (of Columbus, Ohio), Sherman Burke (Williamson), and Willie Burke (Marion, Ohio); and 4 daughters, Ola Hall (Auxier), Bert Burke (Williamson, West Virginia), Stella Wells (Elyria, Ohio), and Helen Price (Fort Gay, West Virginia). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Laura A. Burke died October 29, 1959 in Floyd County at the age of 97. She was living in Floyd County at the time of her death.

    According to his death certificate, William Albert Burke died May 21, 1943 in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky, from "crushed head - instant death. Due to run over by train." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as North Carolina, his birth date as February 19, 1860, his marital status as married, his wife as Laura Alice Conley (age 80), his occupation as retired farmer, his parents as Charles Burke (b. North Carolina) and Melvina Jones (b. North Carolina), the informant as Frank Burke of Auxier, and the burial place as East Point, Kentucky.

    According to his obituary, "Funeral services were held Monday, May 24 [1943], for William Albert Burke, 83 years old, who was killed by a passenger train near his home at Auxier last Friday evening. It is reported that the elderly man had gone for a bucket of water and that he was almost across the track when the oncoming train struck him. Death came instantly. Mr. Burke was a native of North Carolina. In 1886 he married Laura Alice Conley of East Point who is now 81 years old. The following children were born to this couple; Ola L. Burke Hall, Auxier; Stella E. Wells, address unknown; Roy E. Burke, Olympia, Ky.; Bertha L. Burke, Williamsport, W. Va.; Frank Spears [?], deceased; I. S. Burke and Helen Price, Williamson. A farmer by occupation, Mr. Burke was a member of the Church of God. The funeral was held at the East Point Christian Church, Rev. S. C. Honeycutt officiating. In addition to his widow and children, survivors include thirty-six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and four brothers Tom L., East Point; Grant, Van Lear; Henry, Prestonsburg; and R. N. Burke, Williamson." (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, William A. Burke died May 21, 1943 in Floyd County at the age of 83. He was living in Floyd County at the time of his death.

    On page 16 of the 1860 census for South Eastern District in Ashe County, North Carolina (dated August 11, 1860), W. E. Burk [W. E. Burke] is listed as the head of the household for house #846, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in North Carolina, age 22), Albert (born in North Carolina, age 4), Joseph (born in North Carolina, age 2), Margaret Burk (born in North Carolina, age 50), Charles Burk (born in North Carolina, age 24), Melvina Burk (born in North Carolina, age 20), Calvin Burk (born in North Carolina, age 2), William Burk (born in North Carolina, age 5 months), and Welborn Burk (born in North Carolina, age 4).

    On page 19 of the 1870 census for District 11 in Grainger County, Tennessee (dated August 27, 1870), Charles Burk is listed as the head of the household for house #141, he's a farm laborer, born in North Carolina, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Melvina (born in North Carolina, age 29), Calvin (born in North Carolina, age 13), William (born in North Carolina, age 11), Isaac (born in North Carolina, age 8), Thomas [Thomas L.] (born in Tennessee, age 4), Frances (female, born in Tennessee, age 3), and Margaret (born in April of 1870 in Tennessee, age 1 month).

    On page 7 of the 1880 census for District 37 (Prestonsburg - Abbott And Hager Shoal) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1880), Charles H. Burk is listed as the head of the household for house #92, he's a farmer, married, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Melvina (married, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, age 37), William A. (son, born in North Carolina, age 20), Isaac M. (son, born in North Carolina, age 17), Thomas L. (son, born in Tennessee, age 12), Marcis L. (daughter, born in Tennessee, age 11), Margaret C. (daughter, born in Tennessee, age 10), John Q. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Grant (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), James H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Robert A. (son, born in April of 1880 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

    On page 13 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Albert Burke is listed as the head of the household for house #119, he's a farmer, born in February of 1860 in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, married for 13 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Lora A. (wife, born in June of 1862 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 37), Ola L. (daughter, born in November of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Stella E. (daughter, born in July of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Roy E. (son, born in July of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8), Bertie L. (daughter, born in April of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Frank F. (son, born in September of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), William J. (son, born in February of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Laura (daughter, born in March of 1900 in Kentucky, age 3 months). They are living next to Laura's brother Sherman.

    On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 67 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1910), William A. Burke is listed as the head of the household for house #91, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, father born in Virginia, mother born in North Carolina, 1st marriage, married for 23 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Laura A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 47), Roy E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Bertie L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Frank F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Willie J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Lorina M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Isaac S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Hellen W. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 5 (Porter) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 26, 1920), William A. Burk is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, parents born in Virginia, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 57), Roy (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 28), Berta (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 26), Frank (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 24), Willie (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Sherman (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Helen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14).

    On page 34 of the 1930 census for District 45-18 (Riverton and Wurtland) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), William A. Burke is listed as the head of the household for house #319, he's not working, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in North Carolina, first married at age 26, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Laura A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 67), Sherman (son, married, boiler maker for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 26), Truly (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 24), Le Roy A. (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3 years 4 months), Goldine L. (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2), and Shirley R. (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8 months). They are living next to daughter Lorena.

    On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 36-4 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), William Burke is listed as the head of the household for house #169, he's not working, born in North Carolina, he was living in rural Floyd County in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 80 years old. Also listed is Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 77).

      The children of LAURA CONLEY and WILLIAM BURKE are:

      1. OLA L. BURKE, b. November 8, 1887, Kentucky, d. October 18, 1970, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. (1) WILLIAM BROWNLOW WELLS, m. (2) WILLIAM R. "WILLIE" HALL.
      2. STELLA ETHEL BURKE, b. July 13, 1889, Kentucky, d. August 18, 1983, Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, buried in New Port Richey in Pasco County, Florida, m. CHARLES JEFFERSON WELLS.
      3. ROY E. BURKE, b. July 16, 1891, Kentucky.
      4. BERTHA L. BURKE, b. April 24, 1893, Kentucky.
      5. FRANK BURKE, b. September 28, 1895, East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 7, 1946, Huntington, Wayne County, West Virginia, buried in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MYRTLE BURCHETT.
      6. WILLIAM J. BURKE, b. January 6, 1898, Kentucky.
      7. LORENA MAE BURKE, b. March 31, 1900, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 4, 1935, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Argillite, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. ARNOLD ARVEL SPEARS.
      8. ISAAC SHERMAN "SHERMAN" BURKE, b. May 24, 1902, Pike County, Kentucky, d. July 25, 1982, Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Virginia, buried in Huddy, Pike County, Kentucky, m. TRULA MCCOY.
      9. HELEN BURKE, b. July 23, 1905, Kentucky, d. August 1987, Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, m. JESSE COLUMBUS PRICE.







    OLA L. BURKE, daughter of LAURA ALICE CONLEY and WILLIAM ALBERT BURKE, was born November 8, 1887 in Kentucky, died October 18, 1970 in Fayette County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ford Cemetery in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky. She married (1) WILLIAM BROWNLOW WELLS, son of G. LAFAYETTE "LAFE" WELLS and MINTIE E. WELLS, about 1904. He was born November 27, 1883 in Odds, Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 17, 1912 in Odds, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Odds, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (2) WILLIAM R. "WILLIE" HALL, son of LEE HALL and MARTHA ELLEN ELLIOTT. He was born December 11, 1885 in Kentucky, died February 15, 1972 in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ford Cemetery in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 312 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Information found on findagrave.com shows that William Riley "Willie" Hall, son of Lee Hall and Martha Ellen Elliott, was born December 11, 1885 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died February 15, 1972 in Auxier, Floyd County, and was buried in Ford Cemetery in Auxier. His 1st wife, Melvira Louella Burchett, lived from June 22, 1884 to July 5, 1919, and is buried in Auxier Relocation Cemetery in Auxier. His 2nd wife was Ola Leana Burke Wells, daughter of William Albert Burke and Laura Alice Conley Burke. She was born November 8, 1887 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 18, 1970 in Fayette County, Kentucky, and was buried in Ford Cemetery in Auxier. Their children were Willie Lee Hall, who died as an infant, and Albert Lee Hall. Ola's 1st husband was William Brownlow Wells, and their children were Fred Wells, James W. Wells, William Frank "Cody" Wells, and Charles Richard Wells.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, G. L. Wells (age 22) married Minty E. Wells (age 22) on December 21, 1882 in Johnson County.

    According to her death certificate, Martha Ellen Elliott Hall died August 28, 1928 in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky, from cancer of the stomach. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 18, 1857, her marital status as married, her husband as Lee Hall, her parents as Robet S. Elliott [sic] (b. Virginia) and Lourian Hamilton (b. Kentucky), the informant as Lee Hall of Auxier, and the burial place as Auxier.

    When Willie Hall's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer, that his closest relative was Mrs. Ella Hall of Dewey, Floyd County, and that he was born December 11, 1885. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ola Hall died October 18, 1970 in Fayette County at the age of 83. She was living in Floyd County at the time of her death.

    A photo of their headstone shows that Ola Hall lived from 1887 to 1970, and that Willie Hall lived from 1885 to 1972.

    According to his death certificate, William Brownlow Wells died May 17, 1912 in Odds, Johnson County, Kentucky, from typhoid fever. Also on this certificate, his birth place is listed as Odds, his birth date as November 27, 1883, his marital status as married, his occupation as lumberman, his parents as Lafe Wells (b. Odds) and Mintie E. Wells (b. Johnson County), the informant as Lafe Wells of Odds, and the burial place as Odds.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, William Hall was born December 11, 1885, and died in February of 1972. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Auxier, Floyd County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, William R. Hall died February 15, 197 in Floyd County at the age of 86. He was living in Floyd County at the time of his death.

    On page 12 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1900), Lafayette Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #106, he's a farmer, born in September of 1862 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Mintie (wife, born in April of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 38), William B. (son, born in May of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Lou (daughter, born in March of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Mary J. (daughter, born in August of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), James G. (son, born in April of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Jennie E. (daughter, born in January of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Louisa A. (daughter, born in August of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Amy A. (daughter, born in January of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Gracy J. (daughter, born in July of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 3 of the 1900 census for District 35 (Antioch) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 6, 1900), Lee Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #22, he's a merchant, born in April of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are M. E. (wife, born in September of 1856 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 43), Perry (son, born in November of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), Belle (daughter, born in March of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Willie (son, born in December of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Robie (son, born in November of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), W. B. Westbrook (boarder, single, timberman, born in October of 1866 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 33), and R. E. Darby (boarder, single, teacher, born in August of 1879 in Kentucky, father born in Ohio, mother born in Kentucky, age 20).

    On page 25 of the 1910 census for District 119 (Stafford Fork) in Martin County, Kentucky (dated May 11, 1910), W. B. Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #145, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Ola (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 22), Fred L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Wm. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and R. F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

    On pages 21 & 22 of the 1910 census for District 53 (Johns Creek) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated May 9 & 10, 1910), William Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #198, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 5 years, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 24), Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Perry (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Luella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7 months).

    On page 49 of the 1920 census for District 32 (Van Lear) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 21, 1920), Olie Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #645, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 32 years old. Also listed are Freddie (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), James (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), Cody (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), and Richard (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8).

    On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 5 (Porter) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 27, 1920), Willie Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Perry (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Lou Ella (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Euna (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Estelle (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), Geneva (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3 years 2 months), Louisa Burchett (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 82), and Tilda Griffy (hired woman, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 66).

    On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 36-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Willie Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #164, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Ola (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 42), Luretta (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), Flossie (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Geneva (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Lee (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

    On page 35 of the 1940 census for District 36-3 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), Willie R. Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #293, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Ola (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 53), Lualla (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 5th grade education, age 31), and Albert L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10).

      The children of OLA BURKE and WILLIAM WELLS are:

      1. FRED L. WELLS, b. 1906, Kentucky.
      2. JAMES WILLIAM WELLS, b. 1908, Kentucky.
      3. CODY WELLS, b. October 20, 1909, Kentucky, d. March 1987, Lawrence County, Kentucky, m. DOROTHY BALDRIDGE.
      4. RICHARD WELLS, b. 1911, Kentucky.

      The child of OLA BURKE and WILLIE HALL is:

      1. ALBERT LEE HALL, b. 1929, Floyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Albert L. Hall was born in Floyd County to Ola Burk.







    CODY WELLS, son of OLA L. BURKE and WILLIAM BROWNLOW WELLS, was born October 20, 1909 in Kentucky, and died March 1987 in Lawrence County, Kentucky. He married DOROTHY BALDRIDGE about 1930. She was born about 1916 in Kentucky.

    Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Cody Wells was born October 20, 1909, and died in March of 1987. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Cody Wells died March 22, 1987 in Lawrence County at the age of 77. He was living in Lawrence County at the time of his death.

    On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 36-4 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), Cody Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #168, he's a laborer in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Dorthy (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 24), Doris (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Betty (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6). They are living next to Cody's grandparents.

      The children of CODY WELLS and DOROTHY BALDRIDGE are:

      1. DORIS K. WELLS, b. 1931, Floyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Doris K. Wells was born in Floyd County to Dorothy Baldridge.
      2. BETTY J. WELLS, b. 1933, Floyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Betty J. Wells was born in Floyd County to Dorthy Baldridge.







    STELLA ETHEL BURKE, daughter of LAURA ALICE CONLEY and WILLIAM ALBERT BURKE, was born July 13, 1889 in Kentucky, died August 18, 1983 in Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, and is buried in Meadowland Memorial Gardens in New Port Richey in Pasco County, Florida. She married CHARLES JEFFERSON WELLS, son of HENRY LOGAN WELLS and MARTHA MAGDELINE BROWN, about 1907. He was born November 8, 1888 in Odds, Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 10, 1961 in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, and is buried in Mt. View Cemetery in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia. Charles Wells married (2) LAURA (unknown last name). She was born about 1902 in Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 312 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Martha Magdeline Brown was the sister of Cynthia Brown.

    Information found on findagrave.com shows that Stella Ethel Burke Wells, daughter of William Albert Burke and Laura Alice Conley Burke, was born July 13, 1889 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 18, 1983 in Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, and was buried in Meadowland Memorial Gardens in New Port Richey in Pasco County, Florida.

    According to her death certificate, Martha Magdeline Brown Wells died October 27, 1953 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from arteriosclerosis and senility. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, Kentucky, her birth date as March 30, 1865, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Jefferson Brown and Jane George, the informant as "Mrs. W. L. Frizzell (daughter)," and the burial place as Dixon Cemetery in Ashland.

    When Charles Jefferson Wells' World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 22, 1942 in Cabell County, West Virginia, he stated that he was employed by "W. A. Abbott Contractor" in Charleston, West Virginia, that the person who would always know his address was "Laura Wells (wife)," and that he was born November 8, 1888 in Odds, Kentucky. He was found to be 6 feet tall, he weighed 145 pounds, and he had hazel eyes, brown hair, and a ruddy complexion.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Stella Wells was born July 13, 1889, and died in August of 1983. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Lakeland, Polk County, Florida.

    According to Florida death record transcripts, Stella Ethel Wells was born July 13, 1889, and died August 18, 1983 in Polk County, Florida, at the age of 94.

    According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Charles Jefferson Wells was born November 8, 1888 in Odds, Kentucky, died October 10, 1961 in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mt. View Cemetery in Charleston. He was a retired carpenter, married, and his parents are listed as Henry Logan Wells and Martha Brown.

    On page 7 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Henry L. Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #69, he's a farmer, born in January of 1866 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Martha M. (wife, born in March of 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 34), Charley J. (son, born in November of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Henry W. (son, born in May of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Trinnie L. [hard to read] (daughter, born in May of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), and Bennie L. (son, born in July of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 67 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), C. J. Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #83, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 3 years, and he's 20 years old. Also listed are Stella (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 20), Elzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11 months), and Stella M. Burke (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8).

    On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 19 (Fairview) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 9, 1920), Henry L. Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #93, he's a house carpenter, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Martha M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 54), Charles J. (son, married, house carpenter, born in Kentucky, age 31), Sophia J. Frizzell (daughter, married, house carpenter, born in Kentucky, age 23), Stellie E. Wells (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, age 30), Elzie Wells (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Estil Wells (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Lawrence H. Wells (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), Marie Wells (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3 years 3 months), Mary M. Wells (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1 year 1 month), and William L. Frizzell (son-in-law, house carpenter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22).

    On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 45-19 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Charles J. Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #60, he's a carpenter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 17, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Stella (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 40), Elzie (son, single, printer, born in Kentucky, age 20), Estill (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Lawrence (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Mary M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Clarence (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Delores (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 3 months).

    On page 43 of the 1940 census for District 20-107 (Malden) in Kanawha County, West Virginia (dated April 27, 1940), C. J. Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #390, he's a carpenter doing building construction, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Fayette County, West Virginia, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Ohio, she was living in rural Fayette County, West Virginia, in 1935, 1 year of high school, age 38), Clarence (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Deloris (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14).

      The children of STELLA BURKE and CHARLES WELLS are:

      1. ELZIE WELLS, b. 1909, Kentucky.
      2. ESTIL WELLS, b. January 13, 1912, Floyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Estil Wells was born in January 13, 1912 Floyd County to Stella Burke.
      3. LAWRENCE H. WELLS, b. March 29, 1914, Floyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lawrence H. Wells was born in March 29, 1914 Floyd County to Stella Burke.
      4. MARIE WELLS, b. 1916, Kentucky.
      5. MARY M. WELLS, b. 1918, Kentucky.
      6. CLARENCE WELLS, b. 1922, Kentucky.
      7. DELORES WELLS, b. 1925, Boyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Delores Wells was born in Boyd County to Stella Burke.







    FRANK BURKE, son of LAURA ALICE CONLEY and WILLIAM ALBERT BURKE, was born September 28, 1895 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 7, 1946 in Huntington, Wayne County, West Virginia, and is buried in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married MYRTLE BURCHETT, daughter of WILLIAM BURCHETT and VICY GRIFFITH, about 1924. She was born August 24, 1907 in Kentucky, and died March 23, 2000 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 312 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    According to his obituary, Lacy Burchett, son of the late William and Vicy Griffith Burchett, was a retired coal miner and a resident of Van Lear, Kentucky, at the time of his death. He died October 2, 1971 at home following an extended illness, and was buried in Burchett Cemetery in Van Lear. He was survived by his wife, Laura Reed Burchett; 2 sons, Floyd Burchett (of Van Lear) and William Burchett (Van Lear); 4 daughters, Letha Wells (Van Lear), Sara Wells (Van Lear), Audra Palinkas (Chesterfield, Ohio), Ella Wells (Cleveland, Ohio), and Ola Mae Bowling (Cleveland); 2 brothers, Jack Burchett (McDowell) and Dave Burchett (Indiana); and 4 sisters, Rose Magin (Hampton, Virginia), Eliza Dillion (Springfield, Ohio), Marilyn Wells (Columbus, Ohio), and Myrtie Burk (Fallsburg). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    When Frank Burke's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Floyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer working for his widowed sister who had 4 children, that he was single, and that he was born September 20, 1895 in East Point, Kentucky. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had light brown eyes and light brown hair.

    According to his obituary, "Frank Burke, 50, of Auxier, veteran of World War I, died Sunday, July 7, at the Veterans Hospital in Huntington, W. Va., after an illness of four months. He served with a hospital detachment in France, while in service, and was wounded in action. He had been a patient at the hospital for one month and spent seven weeks in the Paintsville Hospital prior to going to Huntington. Funeral services were conducted July 10 at the Christian Church at East Point, the Rev. Spurgeon Honeycutt and Rev. Dewey Fraley officiating. Interment was in the East Point Cemetery under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home. He was born in this county and was a son of the late Albert and Laura Alice Conley Burke. He was a member of the East Point Christian Church and the Floyd Christian Church and the Floyd County Fish and Game Club. Prior to his illness he was employed at the Veterans' Hospital at Chillicothe, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Merta Burchett Burke, and the following children, Thelma, Ora James, and Darvin, all at home; Viola Collins, of Auxier." (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Frank Burke, son of William A. Burke and Laura Connelly was born about 1896, and died July 7, 1946 in Wayne County at the age of 50 years 7 months 9 days. His wife is listed as Mertie Burke.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Myrtle Burke was born August 24, 1907, and died March 23, 2000. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Myrtie Burchett Burke was born August 24, 1907 in Kentucky, and died March 23, 2000 in a long-term care facility in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 92. Her father's surname is listed as Burchett, her mother's maiden name as Griffey, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

    On pages 20 & 21 of the 1910 census for District 53 (Johns Creek) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated May 9, 1910), Bill Burchett is listed as the head of the household for house #186, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Vicy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 15 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 35), John (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Sallie (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), Lacy (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), Solomon (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), George (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), Liza (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), Leander (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), Rosa (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), Myrtle (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3), Maryland (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1 year 1 month).

    On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 5 (Porter) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 26, 1920), William Burchett is listed as the head of the household for house #75, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 68 years old. Also listed are Vicy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 44), Lacy (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 24), Sol (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), George (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Leander (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Rosa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Myrtie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Maryland (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), David (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Junie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

    On page 34 of the 1930 census for District 36-4 (Auxier) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), Frank Burke is listed as the head of the household for house #323, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 29, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Myrtie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 22), Viola (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Thelma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Ora J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 month), and Vica Burchett (mother-in-law, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 53).

    On pages 22 & 23 of the 1940 census for District 36-3 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 15 & 16, 1940), Frank Burke is listed as the head of the household for house #188, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Merta (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 33), Viola (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Thelma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Darvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

      The children of FRANK BURKE and MYRTLE BURCHETT are:

      1. VIOLA BURKE, b. 1925, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) COLLINS.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Viola Burke was born in Floyd County to Mirtie Burchett.
      2. THELMA BURKE, b. 1928, Floyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Thelma Burke was born in Floyd County to Mertie Burchett.
      3. ORA JAMES BURKE, b. 1930, Floyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ora J. Burke was born in Floyd County to Myrtle Burchett.
      4. DARVIN BURKE, b. 1933, Floyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Darvin Burke was born in Floyd County to Myrtie Burchett.







    LORENA MAE BURKE, daughter of LAURA ALICE CONLEY and WILLIAM ALBERT BURKE, was born March 31, 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 4, 1935 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Pennsylvania Furnace Community Cemetery in Argillite, Greenup County, Kentucky. She married ARNOLD ARVEL SPEARS, son of ALEX MORGAN SPEARS and ROSA CLARK, about 1916. He was born February 15, 1893 in Odds, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died July 22, 1961 in Greenup County, Kentucky. Arnold Spears married (2) ZOLA MULLINS. She was born about 1908 in Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 312 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    According to her death certificate, Rosa Clark Spears died March 29, 1937 in Argillite, Greenup County, Kentucky, from lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Odds, Johnson County, Kentucky, her birth date as "Nov. ?, 1867," her marital status as married, her husband as Alex Morgan Spears, her parents as Samuel Clark (b. Floyd County) and Susan Wells (b. Odds, Kentucky), the informant as Arnold Spears of Argillite, and the burial place as Pennsylvania Cemetery.

    According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Earl F. Spears was born in 1939 in Greenup County to Zola Mullins.

    When Arnold Spears' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Odds, Kentucky, that he was married and had 1 child, and that he was born February 15, 1893 in Odds. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

    According to her death certificate, Lorena May Burke Spears died December 4, 1935 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "accident - Gunshot wound of head by 5 yr old child." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, Kentucky, her birth date as March 31, 1900, her marital status as married, her husband as Arnold Spears, her parents as Albert Burke (b. Tennessee) and Laura Alice Conley (b. Johnson County), the informant as Arnold Spears of Riverton, Kentucky, and the burial place as Pennsylvania Cemetery.

    According to her obituary, Lorena Mae Burke Spears, daughter of Albert Burke and Laura Alice Conley, was born March 31, 1900, died December 4, 1935, and was buried in "Penna. Cem." Her husband is listed as Arnold Spears. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lorena M. Spears died December 4, 1935 in Boyd County at the age of 35. She was living in East Fork at the time of her death.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Arnold Spears died July 22, 1961 in Greenup County at the age of 67. He was living in Greenup County at the time of his death.

    On page 9 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 6, 1900), Alex M. Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #81, he's a farmer, born in May of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in October of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 30), Leonard (son, born in June of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Arvel (son, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), George (son, born in July of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Samuel (son, born in November of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Morgan (son, born in May of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1), and Vina Castle (servant, married, not working, born in May of 1844 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 30 years, age 56).

    On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 67 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), A. M. Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 21 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 40), Linen (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Arnold (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), George A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Sammie (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Morgan (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Thorfin (son, born in Kentucky, age 18 months), Vina Castle (county charge, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and none are still living, age 65), Malinda Brown (county charge, blind, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 64), and Emeritta Caudill (county charge, married, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 65). They are living next to Rosa's parents, her father being listed as blind.

    On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 109 (Pennsylvania) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated February 4, 1920), Arnold Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #114, Arnold Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #114, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Lorene (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), Carmel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 8 months), and Lars (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 months). They are living next to Arnold's parents.

    On page 34 of the 1930 census for District 45-18 (Riverton and Wurtland) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Arnold Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #320, he's a laborer for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Lorena M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 30), Carmel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Lars (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Quinten (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Kermit (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Rosa A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Ralph K. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 31 of the 1940 census for District 45-22 in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1940), Arnold Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #2, he's a laborer in a steam railroad repair shop, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 4 years of high school, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Zola (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, 8th grade education, age 32), Carmel (daughter, single, born in Kentucky, 3 years of college, age 22), Lars (son, single, draftsman apprentice in a steam railroad repair shop, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 20), Quinten (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Rose (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Ralph (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Bonnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Thorfin (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Earl (son, born in Kentucky, age 7 months), and Ruby Baldridge (lodger, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Greenup County in 1935, age 8).

      The children of LORENA BURKE and ARNOLD SPEARS are:

      1. CARMEL SPEARS, b. 1918, Kentucky.
      2. LARS SPEARS, b. 1919, Greenup County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lars Spears was born in Greenup County to Lora Burke.
      3. QUINTEN SPEARS, b. 1922, Kentucky.
      4. KERMIT SPEARS, b. 1923, Greenup County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Kermit Spears was born in Greenup County to Lorene Burke.
      5. ROSA A. SPEARS, b. 1926, Greenup County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Rosa A. Spears was born in Greenup County to Lovenia Burke.
      6. RALPH K. SPEARS, b. 1929, Greenup County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ralph K. Spears was born in Greenup County to Lorine Burk.
      7. BONITA J. SPEARS, b. 1931, Greenup County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bonita J. Spears was born in Greenup County to Lorena Burk.
      8. THORFIN D. SPEARS, b. 1935, Greenup County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Thorfinn D. Spears was born in Greenup County to Lorena Burke.







    ISAAC SHERMAN "SHERMAN" BURKE, son of LAURA ALICE CONLEY and WILLIAM ALBERT BURKE, was born May 24, 1902 in Pike County, Kentucky, died July 25, 1982 in Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Virginia, and is buried in Mountain View Memory Gardens in Huddy, Pike County, Kentucky. He married TRULA MCCOY, daughter of LOVEL D. MCCOY and REBECCA STANLEY, about 1925. She was born March 15, 1905 in Roadfork, Kentucky, died August 21, 1997 in Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Virginia, and is buried in Mountain View Memory Gardens in Huddy, Pike County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on Sherman Burke can be found on page 312 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    According to his obituary found on findagrave.com, Isaac Sherman Burke (age 80), son of the late William Albert and Alice Conley Burke, was a former resident of Turkey Creek, Kentucky, and a resident of Riner, Virginia, at the time of his death. He was born May 24, 1902 in Pike County, Kentucky, died July 25, 1982 in Montgomery County Hospital in Blacksburg, Virginia, and was buried in Mt. View Memory Gardens in Huddy, Pike County, Kentucky. He was survived by his wife, Trula McCoy Burke; 2 sons, Leroy Burke (of Roanoke, Virginia) and Billy Ray Burke (Riner); 3 daughters, Goldean Francis (Riner), Roberta Varney (Charlotte, North Carolina), and Delores Robinette (Floyd, Virginia); 1 brother, Bertie Burke (Portsmouth, Ohio); 2 sisters, Stella Wells (Orlando, Florida) and Helen Price (Ft. Gay, West Virginia); 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

    According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Truly McCoy Burke (age 92), daughter of the late Lovel and Rebecca Stanley McCoy Oney, was a former resident of Turkey Creek, Kentucky. She was born March 15, 1905 in Roadfork, Kentucky, died August 21, 1997 in Columbia Montgomery Regional Hospital in Blacksburg, Virginia, and was buried in Mountain View Memory Gardens in Huddy, Kentucky. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac Sherman Burke; 6 brothers, Cecil McCoy, Walter McCoy, Grayson McCoy, Trimble McCoy, Earl Oney, and James Oney; and 2 sisters, Ruby Burchett and Opal Muncy. She was survived by 2 sons, Leroy Burke (of Roanoke, Virginia) and Billy Ray Burke (Christiansburg, Virginia); 3 daughters, Goldean Francis (Riner, Virginia), Roberta Varney (Charlotte, North Carolina), and Delores Robinette (Floyd, Virginia); 1 sister, Myrtle Curry (Turkey Creek, Kentucky); 20 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Trula Burke was born March 15, 1905, and died August 21, 1997. She received her Social Security card in 1957 in North Carolina or West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Riner, Montgomery County, Virginia.

    On page 2 of the 1910 census for District 177 (Pond) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), Betsey Ann McCoy is listed as the head of the household for house #13, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, she's had 10 children and 6 are still living, and she's 72 years old. Also listed are Lovel D. (son, farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 7 years, age 32), Rebecca (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 26), Cecil (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 5), Truly (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Trimble (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Grayson (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 7 months).

    On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 122 (Burning Fork) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1920), George Oney is listed as the head of the household for house #11, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Beckey (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 38), Truly McCoy (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 14), Trimble McCoy (step-son, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 12), Grason McCoy (step-son, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 10), Earl Oney (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 10 months), and Oral Oney (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 7 months).

    On page 34 of the 1930 census for District 45-18 (Riverton and Wurtland) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), William A. Burke is listed as the head of the household for house #319, he's not working, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in North Carolina, first married at age 26, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Laura A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 67), Sherman (son, married, boiler maker for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 26), Truly (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 24), Le Roy A. (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3 years 4 months), Goldine L. (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2), and Shirley R. (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

    On page 41 of the 1940 census for District 98-27 in Pike County, Kentucky (dated May 23, 1940), Sherman Burke is listed as the head of the household for house #357, he's a machinist helper in the railroad industry, born in Kentucky, he was living in Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Trula (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 35), Leroy (son, born in West Virginia, age 13), Goldine (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 12), Roberta (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 10), Delores (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 8), and Billy Ray (son, born in West Virginia, age 7).

      The children of SHERMAN BURKE and TRULA MCCOY are:

      1. LEROY A. BURKE, b. 1926, Kentucky.
      2. GOLDEAN L. BURKE, b. 1928, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) FRANCIS.
      3. SHIRLEY ROBERTA BURKE, b. 1929, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) VARNEY.
      4. DELORES BURKE, b. 1932, West Virginia, m. (unknown first name) ROBINETTE.
      5. BILLY RAY BURKE, b. 1923, West Virginia.







    HELEN BURKE, daughter of LAURA ALICE CONLEY and WILLIAM ALBERT BURKE, was born July 23, 1905 in Kentucky, and died in August of 1987 in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia. She married JESSE COLUMBUS PRICE, son of FRANK K. PRICE and MARY PRICE. He was born March 5, 1901 in West Virginia, and died August 24, 1969 in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 312 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Helen Price was born July 23, 1905, and died in August of 1987. She received her Social Security card in 1961 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jesse Price was born March 5, 1901, and died in August of 1969. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia.

    According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Jesse Columbus Price, son of Frank K. Price and Helen Price, died August 24, 1969 in Wayne County. His wife is listed as Helen Burke.

    On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 62 (Logan) in Logan County, West Virginia (dated April 29, 1910), Frank Price is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 9 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in West Virginia, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 24), Jessie (son, born in West Virginia, age 9), Marta [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Nolia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

    On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 118 (Williamson) in Mingo County, West Virginia (dated January 3, 1920), Frank Price is listed as the head of the household for house #89, he's a loader in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in West Virginia, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, age 34), Jesse (son, born in West Virginia, age 18), Nolia [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

    On pages 40 & 41 of the 1940 census for District 30-22 (Williamson) in Mingo County, West Virginia (dated April 13, 1940), Jess C. Price is listed as the head of the household for house #345, he's a truck driver for an ice company, born in West Virginia, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Helen (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 34), Frank (son, born in West Virginia, age 13), Bascom (son, born in West Virginia, age 10), John (son, born in West Virginia, age 8), Jack (son, born in West Virginia, age 6), and Bonny Ruth (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 2).

      The children of HELEN BURKE and JESSE PRICE are:

      1. FRANK PRICE, b. 1927, West Virginia.
      2. BASCOM PRICE, b. 1930, West Virginia.
      3. JOHN PRICE, b. 1932, West Virginia.
      4. JACK PRICE, b. 1934, West Virginia.
      5. BONNY RUTH PRICE, b. 1938, West Virginia.







    WILLIAM T. SHERMAN "SHERMAN" CONLEY, son of WILLIAM JEFFERSON CONLEY and TERINA LORENA REBECCA BROWN "LORENA" AUXIER, was born October 12, 1865 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 2, 1949 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, and is buried in Hager Hill Cemetery in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married NANCY JANE "NANNIE" PRICE, daughter of MARTIN LUTHER PRICE and EXER PRESTON, November 10, 1892 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born August 10, 1872 in Kentucky, died December 10, 1943 in Lick Fork, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Hager Hill Cemetery in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 312 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Nannie Price was the sister of James M. Price.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, W. T. S. Conley (age 27) married Nannie Price (age 20) on November 10, 1892 in Johnson County.

    According to his death certificate, Sherman Conley died June 2, 1949 in Eastern State Hospital in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, from pulmonary tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as October 12, 1865, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Jeff Conley and Laura L. Conley, the informant as hospital records, and the burial place as Paintsville.

    A photo of his headstone shows that Sherman Conley lived from October 12, 1865 to June 2, 1949, and a photo of hers shows that Nancy Jane Conley lived from August 19, 1872 to December 10, 1943.

    According to his obituary, Sherman Conley (age 83), son of Jefferson and Lorraine Auxier Conley, was a merchant, a farmer, and postmaster in Hager Hill for 18 years. He was born October 12, 1865 in East Point, died June 2, 1949 in a hospital in Lexington, and was buried in Hager Hill Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Jane Price Conley, on December 10, 1943. He was survived by 1 son, Everett T. Conley (of Hager Hill); 1 daughter, Mrs. Laura Fairchild (Lowmansville, Kentucky); and 1 sister, Mrs. Alice Burke (Lancer, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Sherman Conley died June 2, 1949 in Fayette County at the age of 84. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

    According to her death certificate, Nancy Jane Price Conley died December 10, 1943 in Lick Fork, Johnson County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as August 10, 1873, her marital status as married, her husband as Sherman Conley (age 78), her parents as Martin Lucher [sic] Price (b. Kentucky) and Exer Preston (b. Kentucky), the informant as Everett Conley of Hager Hill, and the burial place as Hager Hill.

    According to her obituary, Nancy Jane Price Conley (age 71 years 4 months), daughter of Luther and Exer Preston Price, was born August 10, 1872, and died December 10, 1943. She was married to W. T. S. Conley in East Point by Samuel Preston, and to this union was born 3 children, Everett Conley (of Hager Hill), Mrs. Laura Exer Fairchild (West Van Lear), and 1 infant who died at birth. She also had 1 brother and sister, Martin L. Price (Paintsville) and Mrs. Virgie Grim (Nippa, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Nancy J. Conley died December 10, 1943 in Johnson County at the age of 71. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

    On page 5 of the 1880 census for District 47 (Toms Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1880), M. L. Price is listed as the head of the household for house #223, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Exer (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), James M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), George W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Nancy J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Martin L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Melvina (born in May of 1880 in Kentucky).

    On page 13 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Sherman Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #118, he's a farmer, born in October of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in August of 1872 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 27), Evert (son, born in April of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), and Exer (daughter, born in January of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3). They are living next to Sherman's sister Laura.

    On page 31 of the 1910 census for District 65 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 2, 1910), William T. S. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #238, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 17 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Nannie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 37), Evert (son, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 15), Laura (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Laura L. (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, she's given birth to 7 children and 5 are still living, age 80).

    On page 34 of the 1920 census for District 29 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 19, 1920), Sherman Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #330, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Nannie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 47), and Loranie (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 90).

    On page 36 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21 & 22, 1930), Sherman Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #343, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, first married at age 27, and he's 64 years old. Also listed is Nancy J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, first married at 20, age 57). They are living next to son Everett.

    On page 39 of the 1940 census for District 58-5 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 24, 1940), Sherman Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #339, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 74 years old. Also listed is Nannie (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 67). They are still living next to their son.

      The children of SHERMAN CONLEY and NANNIE PRICE are:

      1. EVERETT T. CONLEY, b. April 30, 1895, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 2, 1969, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LUCY RICE.
      2. LAURA EXER CONLEY, b. January 4, 1897, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 20, 1963, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WALTER FAIRCHILD.







    EVERETT T. CONLEY, son of WILLIAM T. SHERMAN "SHERMAN" CONLEY and NANCY JANE "NANNIE" PRICE, was born April 30, 1895 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 2, 1969 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Hager Hill Cemetery in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married LUCY RICE, daughter of HENRY BASCOM "BASCOM" RICE and FRANKIE FLETCHER, about 1918. She was born February 6, 1891 in Kentucky, died May 16, 1972 in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Hager Hill Cemetery in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 312 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Lucy Rice was the sister of Lora Rice, and of Ruie Rice, who married Jesse Caudill, son of Stephen J. Caudill and Jincy J. Fairchild.

    Henry Bascom Rice was the brother of Alexander Rice, Sarah Rice, and Robert Rice.

    According to his obituary, "Henry Bascom Rice was born November 8, 1865, the son of Martin V. and Nancy Rice [Nancy Whitaker Rice]. He was the second child of a family of eight, four brothers and three sisters. He was 70 years, 10 months and 20 days old. He departed this life September 28, 1936. The surviving members of the family are Alex Rice, of Royalton, Ky.; Jack Rice, Ivyton, Ky.; Robert Rice, Hager Hill, Ky., brothers; Sarah Kelly, Wenatchee, Washington, and Molly Patrick, Bradley, Ky., sisters. Henry Bascom Rice and Frankie Fletcher were united in marriage March 22, 1888. To this union were born five children, Rouie Caudill, Oil Springs, Ky.; Lucy Conley, Hager Hill, Ky.; Lora Pelphrey, Staffordsville, Ky., Luther Rice, Staffordsville, and Jessie Rice, deceased. There were eight grand children, six of whom are living. Mr. Rice was born and reared in Magoffin County. He moved to Johnson County in 1908. He was a carpenter by trade and worked and made friends in numerous sections of Eastern Kentucky. He had made friends wherever he went with his kind and friendly disposition. He was well and favorably known in almost every vicinity in this part of the State. One consolation for the grief-stricken children, relatives and friends is that Mr. Rice has gone to a better place where he can join his wife and rest in peace forever more. He said he was ready to meet his wife in heaven where there will be no more pain and sorrow." (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to his obituary, Everett Conley (age 73), son of Sherman and Nannie Price Conley, was a farmer in Hager Hill, Johnson County. He was born April 30, 1895 in Johnson County, died February 2, 1969 in a local hospital following an extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Hager Hill. He was survived by his wife, Lucy Rice Conley; 1 son, William Henry Conley (of Hager Hill); and 1 grandson, James R. Conley (Hager Hill). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Everett Conley was born April 30, 1895, and died in February of 1969. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Everett Conley died February 2, 1969 in Johnson County at the age of 73. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

    According to her obituary, Lucy Rice Conley (age 80), daughter of Bascom and Frankie Fletcher Rice, died May 16, 1972 at home in Hager Hill following an extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Hager Hill. She was survived by 1 son, William Henry Conley (of Hager Hill); and 1 grandson, James R. Conley. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lucy Conley was born February 6, 1891, and died in May of 1972. She received her Social Security card in 1966 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lucy Conley died May 16, 1972 in Johnson County at the age of 80. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

    On page 36 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1900), Henry B. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #214, he's a day laborer, born in November of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Frankie (wife, born in May of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 33), Ruey (daughter, born in February of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Lucy (daughter, born in February of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Lora (daughter, born in January of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Luther (son, born in January of 1900 in Kentucky, age 4 months), and Robert Fletcher (nephew, day laborer, born in September of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20).

    On page 27 of the 1910 census for District 65 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 30, 1910), Bascom Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #207, he's a house carpenter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 22 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Frankie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 42), Reuie (daughter, single, born in Kentucky, age 21), Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Lora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Luther (son, born in Kentucky, age 10).

    On page 28 of the 1920 census for District 29 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 15, 1920), Everet Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #28, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed is Lucy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28). They are living next to Lucy's parents.

    On page 36 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21 & 22, 1930), Everett Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #344, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, first married at age 22, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Lucy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, first married at 24, age 36), and William H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

    On page 39 of the 1940 census for District 58-5 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 24, 1940), Everett Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #340, he's a farm hand, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Lucy (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 49), and William Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 18).

      The child of EVERETT CONLEY and LUCY RICE is:

      1. WILLIAM HENRY CONLEY, b. 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William Henry Conley was born in Johnson County to Lucy Rice.







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