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    HENRY SALYER, son of RACHEL CONLEY and JOHN M. SALYER, was born May 13, 1857 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married NANCY J. LARK, daughter of MICHAEL LARK JR. and ELIZABETH (unknown last name). She was born about 1856 in Virginia.

    Notes: Nancy Lark's mother was reportedly a woman by the name of Elizabeth Simerman. In 1850 her father's wife's name is listed as Elizabeth and she's born in Tennessee. In 1860 it's Elvina (b. Virginia), and in 1870 it's Luvina (b. Virginia).

    Henry Salyer reportedly died about 1894 and Nancy Lark Salyer reportedly died about 1884. Their children are found living in the home of their uncle, James E. Salyer, in 1900.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Henry Salyer was born May 13, 1857 in Johnson County to John M. Salyer and Rachel Conley.

    On page 162 of the 1850 census for Western District in Scott County, Virginia (dated September 4, 1850), Michael Lark Jr. is listed as the head of the household for house #1076, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Tennessee, age 25), Joseph (born in Virginia, age 10), Winny M. (born in Virginia, age 7), Helen A. (born in Virginia, age 4), and Sarah (born in Virginia, age 2).

    On page 183 of the 1860 census for Scott County, Virginia (dated August 28, 1860), Michael Lark is listed as the head of the household for house #1158, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Elvina (born in Virginia, age 22), Joseph (born in Virginia, age 20), Helen A. (born in Virginia, age 14), Sarah L. (born in Virginia, age 12), Nancy J. (born in Virginia, age 5), and Elizabeth (born in Virginia, age 1).

    On page 1 of the 1870 census for Taylor in Scott County, Virginia (dated August 23, 1870), Michael Lark is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a farm laborer, born in Virginia, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Luvina (born in Virginia, age 31), Sarah F. (born in Virginia, age 22), Nancy J. (born in Virginia, age 14), Elizabeth (born in Virginia, age 11), Martha M. (born in Virginia, age 10), Preston C. (born in Virginia, age 8), Edna C. (born in Virginia, age 6), and James T. (born in Virginia, age 1).

    On page 5 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1880), Henry Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Nancy J. (wife, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, age 25), and Powell R. (son, born in December of 1879 in Kentucky, age 5 months).

      The children of HENRY SALYER and NANCY LARK are:

      1. POWELL ROSCOE SALYER, b. December 1879, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. LAURA HAMPTON.
      2. HAMILTON PRESTON SALYER, b. January 21, 1882, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. September 11, 1959, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. LURA LEE MAY.







    WILLIAM FOREST RAMEY, son of REBECCA JANE SALYER and CHARLES G. RAMEY, was born November 11, 1892 in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died before 1930. He married MARGARET SPEARS, daughter of HENRY C. SPEARS and MARTHA ELLEN MOLES. She was born January 13, 1884 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 3, 1945 in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Margaret Spears was the sister of Francis Marion Spears, Harriet Spears, and Sarah Spears.

    When William Forest Ramey's 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 Riceville, Kentucky, that he had a dependant wife and father, and that he was born November 11, 1892 in Volgo, Kentucky. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

    According to her death certificate, Margaret Spears Ramey died January 3, 1945 in Riceville from a cholelithiasis [gall stones] operation. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as January 13, 1884, her marital status as widow, her husband as William Ramey, her parents as Henery Spears (b. Johnson County) and Martha Ellen Moles (b. Johnson County), and the informant as Jerry Spears of Riceville, Kentucky.

    According to her obituary, Margaret Spears Ramey (age 60), daughter of Henry and Martha Ellen Moles Spears, was born January 13, 1884 in East Point, died January 3, 1945 at home in Riceville after a year's illness, and was buried in Riceville. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Ramey, several years prior. She was survived by 6 brothers, Marion Spears, Jeff Spears, Manuel Spears, John William Spears, and Jerry Moles Spears; and 3 sisters, Mrs. Harriet Spears Conley, Mrs. Mintie Spears Caudill, and Mrs. Sarah Spears Rowe. (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 37 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 6, 1900), Henry Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a farmer, born in June of 1849 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 30 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in June of 1850 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 30 years, she's given birth to 11 children and 10 are still living, age 49), Mintie (daughter, single, born in February of 1877 in Kentucky, age 23), Enoch (son, single, born in May of 1879 in Kentucky, age 21), Manuel (son, born in February of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), John (son, born in May of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Margaret (daughter, born in January of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), William (son, born in September of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Sarah (daughter, born in June of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), and Jerry (son, born in May of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5).

    On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1910), Henry C. Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #118, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 39 years, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Martha E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 9 are still living, age 58), Margaret (daughter, single, born in Kentucky, age 23), Sarah E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Jerimiah [Jeremiah] (son, born in Kentucky, age 16).

    On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 40 (Riceville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 31 & February 2, 1920), William Ramey is listed as the head of the household for house #134, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Margaret (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), and Charles Ramey (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Tennessee, age 73). Margaret's parents are in house #130.

    On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Margaret is found widowed and living in the home of her widowed mother. Ellen Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #86, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, first married at age 15, and she's 79 years old. Also listed is Margaret Ramey (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 29, age 46).







    MARY JANE CONLEY, daughter of ABSALOM CONLEY and MELVINA HAMILTON, was born August 4, 1870 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 18, 1947 in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery at the Middle Fork of Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married LEVI FRANKLIN BLAIR, son of JOHN L. BLAIR and JANE CAUDILL, December 13, 1885 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born in June of 1867 in Kentucky, and died February 26, 1917 in Upper Middle Fork of Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on Mary Jane Conley can be found on page 153 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    According to his death certificate, Levi F. Blair died February 26, 1917 in Jennies Creek from the measles and broncho pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his marital status is listed as married, his occupation as farmer, his father as Jno. L. Blair (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Warnie Blair.

    According to her death certificate Mary Jane Conley Blair died May 18, 1947 in Hager Hill from coronary occlusion due to arteriosclerosic heart disease. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as August 4, 1870, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Levi Blair, her parents as Ab. Conley (b. Kentucky) and Vina Hamilton (b. Kentucky), the informant as Asa Blair of West Van Lear, Kentucky, and the burial place as Leander, Kentucky.

    According to her obituary, Mary Jane Blair (age 76), died at the home of a daughter in Collista on May 18, 1947, and was buried in the family cemetery at the Middle Fork of Jennies Creek. She had been an invalid for several years. She was survived by 4 sons, Warren Blair (of Van Lear), Acy Blair (Van Lear), Herbert Blair (Flat Gap), and Irvin Blair (Collista); 6 daughters, Mrs. Ella Pennington (of Falcon), Mrs. Lulu Blanton (Paintsville), Mrs. Clark [Clara] Castle (Wayland), Mrs. Goldie Vincent (Wayland), Mrs. Margaret Hannah (Collista), and Mrs. Abbie Borders (Lowmansville); 1 brother, Leck Conley (West Van Lear); and 1 sister, Mrs. Lydia Kazell (Glouster, Ohio).

    On page 4 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1900), Levi F. Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #33, he's a farmer, born in June of 1866 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, married for 14 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in August of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 29), Ellen V. (daughter, born in January of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Lucretia (daughter, born in October of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Warney D. (son, born in October of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Asa J. (son, born in December of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Bradley (son, born in May of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Challie (son, born in August of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 73 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1910), Levi F. Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #26, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 24 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's give birth to 11 children and 10 are still living, age 39), Lou C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Warnie D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Acy J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Bradley (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Challie (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Clara (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Golda M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Zura M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

    On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 38 (Jennies Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 17 & 19, 1920), Jane Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #153, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 48 years old. Also listed are Golda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Margret (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Herbert (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Abbey (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Irvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

    On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28 & 29, 1930), Jane Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #419, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 15, and she's 59 years old. Also listed are Hebert (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Irvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Abbie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15).

      The children of MARY CONLEY and LEVI BLAIR are:

      1. VINA ELLEN BLAIR, b. 1887, Upper Middle Fork of Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 2, 1972, Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. JEREMIAH "JERRY" PENNINGTON.
      2. LUCRETIA C. "LULA" BLAIR, b. October 11, 1888, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 27, 1961, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CHALLIE BLANTON.
      3. WARNIE D. BLAIR, b. October 14, 1891, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 1, 1962, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. NORA D. RIVERS.
      4. ASA JACK BLAIR, b. December 25, 1893, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 1, 1983, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARY GRIM.
      5. BRADLEY BLAIR, b. April 20, 1896, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 6, 1919, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Burnt Cabin, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. FLORENCE BLEVINS.
      6. CHALLIE BLAIR, b. August 1898, Kentucky.
        Notes: Challie Blair served in the United States Navy during World War I. He died as a result of the wounds he suffered during the war.
      7. CLARA K. BLAIR, b. 1901, Kentucky, d. May 14, 1956, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. EARNEST CASTLE.
      8. GOLDIE M. BLAIR, b. November 13, 1905, Collista, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 21, 2000, Martin, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Wayland, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. JOHN HENRY "JACK" VINCENT.
      9. ZURA MARGARET BLAIR, b. 1908, Kentucky, m. GEORGE FREDDIE HANNAH.
      10. HERBERT BLAIR, b. January 11, 1910, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 12, 1978, Sunbury, Delaware County, Ohio, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) MADGE LEE MCFADDIN, m. (2) IVAL M. MCKENZIE.
      11. GENEVA BLAIR, b. April 2, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. 1912.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gennava Blair was born April 25, 1912 in Johnson County to Jane Conley.
      12. ABBIE BLAIR, b. 1913, m. (1) TAYLOR MEADE. He was b. 1900. She m. (2) ELMER BORDERS. He was b. October 20, 1905, Ulysses, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
      13. IRVIN BLAIR, b. June 14, 1914, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 21, 1991, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MILDRED RICE, daughter of WILLIAM ELZIE "DICK" RICE and ALLIE WEBB, 1934. She was b. October 25, 1915, Collista, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Irven Blair was born June 14, 1914 in Johnson County to Jane Canley.
        William Elzie "Dick" Rice (1873-1957) was the brother of Minta Jane Rice.
        According to Kentucky birth records, William E. Rice was born June 7, 1874 in Johnson County to John P. M. Rice and Miram Fitzpatrick.
        According to his obituary, William E. "Dick" Rice (age 83), son of the late John and Miriam Fitch Rice, was a retired farmer and a resident of Collista, Kentucky, at the time of his death. He was born June 7, 1873 in Johnson County, died January 22, 1957 in a local hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery in Collista. He was preceded in death by his wife, Attie [sic] Webb Rice, 4 years prior. He was survived by 2 sons, Russell Rice (of Collista) and Walter Rice (Mt. Sterling, Ohio); and 4 daughters, Minnie Fitzpatrick (Springfield, Ohio), Brookie Sublett (Dayton, Ohio), Mrs. Grant Johnson (Collista), and Mrs. Irvin Blair (Barnetts Creek). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
        According to her obituary, Allie Webb Rice (age 75), daughter of E. R. and Julia Hyden Webb, was born July 11, 1875 in Johnson County, died February 24, 1953 in a local hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery in Collista. She was survived by her husband, Elzie "Dick" Rice; 2 sons, Russell Rice (of Collista) and Walter Rice (Mt. Sterling, Ohio); and 4 daughters, Mrs. Brookie Sublett (Paintsville), Mrs. Grant Johnson (Collista), Mrs. Irving Blair (Collista), and Mrs. Heber Fitchpatrick (Springfield, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)







    AMANDA "MANDY" SLUSHER, daughter of KEZIAH SALYER and SIMEON SLUSHER, was born March 16, 1873 in Kentucky, died March 25, 1911 in Oklahoma, and is buried in Asher, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma. She married (1) JAMES HENRY STEELE. He was born about 1872 in Kentucky, and died in Konawa Seminole County, Oklahoma. She married (2) JOHN SHERMAN WALLACE, son of J. W. WALLACE and RUTH A. (unknown last name), May 14, 1893 in Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma. He was born November 12, 1867 in Searcy, White County, Arkansas, died January 14, 1939 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Del City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

    Notes: According to descendant Joretta Pickard, Amanda was buried at the feet of her mother.

    There was another child in this family - a boy - who was born and died in 1911.

    On page 1 of the 1880 census for District 201 (Ryan) in Sumner County, Kansas (dated June 1880), J. W. Wallace is listed as the head of the household for house #5, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, parents born in North Carolina, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Ruth A. (wife, born in Tennessee, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Tennessee, age 41), Sarah E. (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 22), John S. (son, born in Arkansas, age 13), Isaac J. (son, born in Arkansas, age 11), Editha J. (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 8), Martha A. (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 6), Roscoe M. (son, born in Arkansas, age 4), and Margaret E. (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 3 months).

    On page 10 of the 1900 census for District 98 (Pineville) in McDonald County, Missouri (dated June 9, 1900), Sherman Wallace is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a farmer, born in December of 1862 in Arkansas, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Arkansas, married for 8 years, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Manda (wife, born in March of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, she's given birth to 7 children and 4 are still living, age 26), Dollie (daughter, born in February of 1893 in Chocktaw Nation, age 6), Cordelia R. (daughter, born in September of 1896 in Arkansas, age 3), Isaac B. (son, born in September of 1897 in Cherokee Nation, age 2). Amanda's parents are in house #83 along with Catherine Steel, Amanda's daughter from her first marriage.

    On page 45 of the 1910 census for District 184 (Konawa) in Seminole County, Oklahoma (dated May 21, 1910), John S. Wallace is listed as the head of the household for house #301, he's a farmer, born in Arkansas, parents born in Tennessee, 1st marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 15 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 5 are still living, age 34), Dolley (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 15), Cordeala (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 13), Isaac (son, born in Oklahoma, age 13), Henry (son, born in Oklahoma, age 9), and Odessa (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 1 year 2 months).

    On page 22 of the 1920 census for District 149 (Campbell) in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma (dated January 24 - 26, 1920), John Wallace is listed as the head of the household for house #209, he's a laborer doing general work, born in the United States, parents born in the United States, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Gusta (wife, born in Arkansas, parents born in Arkansas, age 48), Bud (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in the United States, mother born in Arkansas, age 20), Roy (son, born in Texas, father born in the United States, mother born in Arkansas, age 11), Luther (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in the United States, mother born in Arkansas, age 6), and Floyd (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in the United States, mother born in Arkansas, age 5).

      The child of MANDY SLUSHER and JAMES STEELE is:

      1. JAMES SARAH CATHRINE "JIMMIE" STEELE, b. December 2, 1891, Rosedale, McClain County, Oklahoma, d. September 6, 1988, Jones County, Oklahoma, buried in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, m. HENRY MATHIS PICKARD.

      The children of MANDY SLUSHER and JOHN WALLACE are:

      1. DOLLIE WALLACE, b. February 19, 1894, Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas, d. March 5, 1971, El Monte, Los Angeles County, California, buried in Redlands, San Bernardina County, California, m. (1) WINSTON HUMPHREY, m. (2) ERNEST G. CLEGG, son of (unknown first name) CLEGG and (unknown first name) HOLLEY.
        Notes: According to her obituary, Mrs. Dollie Clegg, was a resident of El Monte, California, at the time of her death. She died March 5, 1971, and was buried in Hillside Memorial Park in Redlands, California. She was survived by 4 sons, Marvin Humphrey, Arthur Humphrey, Lloyd Humphrey, and Wayne Clegg; 4 daughters, Mrs. Ruth Wagner, Mrs. Betty Gottech, Mrs. Wanda Pratt, and Mrs. Alice Cook; 2 sisters, Mrs. Jimmie Pickard and Mrs. Georgia Gee; 28 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.
        According to California death record transcripts, Dollie Clegg was born February 14, 1894 in Arkansas, and died March 5, 1961 in Los Angeles County, California.
        According to California death record transcripts, Ernest G. Clegg was born February 10, 1898 in Arkansas, and died December 28, 1966 in San Bernardino County, California.
      2. CORDELIA R. WALLACE, b. September 1896, Arkansas, d. 1918.
      3. ISAAC SAMUEL "BUD" WALLACE, b. September 29, 1897, Cherokee Nation [Oklahoma], d. December 22, 1953, Dos Palos, Merced County, California, buried in Woodville, Tulare County, California, m. (1) FLORENCE (unknown last name), m. (2) MINNIE MAE EDWARDS.
      4. EDDIE WALLACE, b. 1900, d. 1908.
      5. WILLIAM HENRY WALLACE, b. May 17, 1900, Asher, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, d. February 18, 1970, St. Helens, Columbia County, Oregon, buried in Scappoose, Columbia County, Oregon.
        Notes: According to his obituary, Henry Wallace was a 12 year resident of Oregon and had lived in Scappoose for the month prior to his death. He was born May 17, 1900 in Asher, Oklahoma, and died February 18, 1970 in St. Helens, Oregon. He was survived by 2 brothers, Luther Wallace and Floyd Wallace of San Jose, California; and 3 sisters, Kathrine Pickard (Oklahoma City), Dolly Klegg (El Monte, California), and Georgia Mize (Okmulgee, Oklahoma).
        A photo of his headstone shows that Henry W. Wallace lived from 1900 to 1970.
        According to Social Security death record transcripts, Henry Wallace was born May 17, 1900, and died in February of 1970. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and his last place of residence was in Scappoose, Columbia County, Oregon.
        Information found on findagrave.com shows that Henry Wallace was buried in Columbia Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Scappoose, Columbia County, Oregon.
        According to Oregon death records, Henry W. Wallace died February 18, 1970 in Columbia County.
      6. LEROY WALLACE, b. 1904, d. 1906.
      7. MABEL WALLACE, b. 1905.
      8. LYDIA MAY M. WALLACE, b. 1907, d. 1908.
      9. GEORGIA ODESSA WALLACE, b. February 11, 1908, Oklahoma, d. January 1982, Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, m. (1) WILLIAM OTIS GEE, m. (2) (unknown first name) MIZE.
        Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Georgia Mize was born February 11, 1909, and died in January of 1982. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and her last place of residence was in Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.
      10. LOUISE E. WALLACE, b. 1909.

      (This information comes from Joretta Pickard and other sources)







    JAMES SARAH CATHRINE "JIMMIE" STEELE, daughter of AMANDA "MANDY" SLUSHER and JAMES HENRY STEELE, was born December 2, 1891 in Rosedale, McClain County, Oklahoma, died September 6, 1988, Jones County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Arlington Memory Gardens in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. She married HENRY MATHIS PICKARD, son of WILLIAM HENRY PICKARD and ELIZABETH WARD, April 22, 1908 in Vamoosa, Seminole County, Oklahoma. He was born August 25, 1883 in Delta County, Texas, died June 7, 1968 in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Arlington Memory Gardens in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Henry Mathis Pickard married (1) JESSIE M. STEVENS (divorced).

    Notes: When Henry Mathis Pickard's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Seminole County, Oklahoma, he stated that he was a farmer, that his closest relative was Elizabeth Pickard in Texas, and that he was born August 25, 1883. He was found to be of medium height, and he had black hair and one eye (blue).

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Henry Pickard was born August 25, 1883, and died in June of 1968. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in California, and his last place of residence was in Nicoma Park, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

    On page 28 of the 1900 census for Justice Precinct 1 in Delta County, Texas (dated June 13, 1900), Henry Price is listed as the head of the household for house #236, he's a farmer, born in August of 1868 in Louisiana, father born in Alabama, mother born in Louisiana, married for 4 years, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Allie (wife, born in January of 1880 in Texas, father born in Alabama, mother's birthplace is blank, married for 4 years, she hasn't had any children, age 20), and Henry Pickard (hired hand, farmer, born in August of 1884 in Texas, father born in Alabama, mother's birthplace is blank, age 15). Allie is Henry's sister.

    On page 34 of the 1910 census for District 184 (Konawa) in Seminole County, Oklahoma (dated May 11, 1910), Henry M. Pickard is listed as the head of the household for house #315, he's a farmer, born in Texas, parents born in Alabama, 2nd marriage, married for 2 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Jimmie (wife, farm laborer, born in Oklahoma, father born in Oklahoma, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 2 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 18), and Lora M. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 1).

    On pages 3 & 4 of the 1920 census for District 247 (Konawa) in Seminole County, Oklahoma (dated January 23 & 26, 1920), Henry M. Pickard is listed as the head of the household for house #23, he's a farmer, born in Texas, father born in Alabama, mother born in Mississippi, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are James C. (wife, born in Oklahoma, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Missouri, age 28), Lora (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 10), Orlan (son, born in Oklahoma, age 8), Willie (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 6), Doral (son, born in Oklahoma, age 4), and Larance (son, born in Oklahoma, age 2). They are living next to Jimmie's Uncle William.

    On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 32-193 (Seward) in Logan County, Oklahoma (dated April 11, 1930), Henry Pickard is listed as the head of the household for house #34, he's a farmer, born in Texas, father born in Alabama, mother born in Mississippi, first married at 25, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Kathern (wife, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Missouri, first married at 16, age 38), Orlan (son, born in Oklahoma, age 18), Willie (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 16), Doral (son, born in Oklahoma, age 14), Lawrence (son, born in Oklahoma, age 12), Myrtle (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 10), Delma (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 8), Mildred (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 5), Geraldine (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 3), and James (son, born in Oklahoma, age 1).

    On page 14 of the 1940 census for District 41-40 (Tohee) in Lincoln County, Oklahoma (dated April 27, 1940), Henry M. Pickard is listed as the head of the household for house #127, he's a farmer, born in Texas, he was living in Logan County in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are James C. (wife, born in Oklahoma, 5th grade education, age 49), Doral E. (son, single, farmer, born in Oklahoma, 8th grade education, age 24), Laurence W. (son, single, farmer, born in Oklahoma, 4 years of high school, age 22), Myrtle F. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 19), Delma D. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 17), Mildred E. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 15), Gerldine J. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 6), James H. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 10), Kenneth E. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 8), and Mary L. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 2).

      The children of JIMMIE STEELE and HENRY PICKARD are:

      1. LORA MARIE PICKARD, b. April 4, 1909, Konawa Seminole County, Oklahoma, d. August 14, 2007, Prague, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, buried in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, m. CLARENCE ARTHUR SHORT.
      2. ORLAN LEE PICKARD, b. February 13, 1912, Panama, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, d. March 10, 1997, Edmond, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, buried in Seward Cemetery, Seward, Logan County, Oklahoma, m. STELLA JOSIE ROBERTS. She was b. April 15, 1905, Oakland, Marshall County, Oklahoma, d. August 29, 1994, Edmond, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, buried in Seward Cemetery, Seward, Logan County, Oklahoma.
      3. WILLIE LAVERNE "BILLIE" PICKARD, b. January 14, 1914, Panama, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, d. August 9, 1976, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, buried in Kohawa Cemetery, Konawa, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, m. JOSEPH BENJAMIN MATTINGLY. He was b. February 20, 1911, d. October 8, 1978, Holdenville, Hughes County, Oklahoma, buried in Kohawa Cemetery, Konawa, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma.
      4. DORAL EVERETT PICKARD, b. December 20, 1915, Konawa, Seminole County, Oklahoma, d. April 21, 1979, Midwest City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, buried in Arlington Memory Gardens, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, m. FRANCES HERMIONE MITCHELL, son of LEE SMITH MITCHELL and VURLEA ALVIN SEELEY, May 2, 1942, Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma. She was b. December 2, 1921, Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma, d. July 8, 2003, Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma.
      5. LAWRENCE WILLIAM PICKARD, b. March 18, 1918, Konawa, Seminole County, Oklahoma, d. June 21, 2009, Midwest City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, buried in Arlington Memory Gardens, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.
      6. MYRTLE FLORENCE PICKARD, b. April 28, 1920, Konawa, Seminole County, Oklahoma, d. January 30, 1990, Modesto, Stanislaus County, California.
      7. DELMA D. PICKARD, b. 1922, Oklahoma.
      8. MILDRED E. PICKARD, b. 1925, Oklahoma.
      9. GERALDINE J. PICKARD, b. 1927, Oklahoma.
      10. JAMES HENRY PICKARD, b. August 23, 1929, Seward, Logan County, Oklahoma, d. June 6, 2012, Nicoma Park, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, m. NAOMI BESSIE THARP, daughter of WALTER SCOTT THARP and MONTA FAYE CLARK. She was b. December 29, 1930, Crescent, Logan County, Oklahoma, d. March 5, 2012, Nicoma Park, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.
      11. KENNETH E. PICKARD, b. 1932, Oklahoma.
      12. MARY LOU "BUTCH" PICKARD, b. November 14, 1937, Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma, d. July 20, 2009, Wagoner, Wagoner County, Oklahom.

      (This information comes from Joretta Pickard and other sources)







    LORA MARIE PICKARD, daughter of JAMES SARAH CATHRINE "JIMMIE" STEELE and HENRY MATHIS PICKARD, was born April 4, 1909 in Konawa, Seminole County, Oklahoma, died August 14, 2007 in Prague, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Arlington Memory Gardens in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. She married CLARENCE ARTHUR SHORT, son of JOHN HENRY SHORT JR. and IDA BELLE BUTCHER, February 20, 1929 in El Reno, Canadian County, Oklahoma. He was born November 2, 1906, died February 21, 1995 in Nicoma Park, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

    Notes: A photo of their headstone shows that Lora Pickard Short lived from April 4, 1909 to August 14, 2007, and that Clarence A. Short lived from November 2, 1906 to February 21, 1995.

    According to her obituary, Lora Marie Pickard Short (age 98), daughter of Henry Mathis and Jane Sarah Kathryn Steele Pickard, was born April 4, 1909 in Konowha, died August 14, 2007 in Prague, and was buried in Arlington Memorial Gardens. She married Clarence Short on February 20, 1929 in El Reno, Oklahoma, and he preceded her in death on February 21, 1995. She was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Orlan and Doral; and 3 sisters, Minnie, Billie, and Myrtle. She was survived by 2 sons, Merlin (Cheryl) Short and Charles (Kathryn) Short; 3 brothers, Lawrence, James, and Kenneth; 4 sisters, Mildred, Jerry, Delma, and Mary; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lora M. Short was born April 4, 1909, and died August 14, 2007. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and her last place of residence was in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Clarence A. Short was born November 2, 1906, and died February 21, 1995. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and his last place of residence was in Nicoma Park, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

    On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 79 (Downs Township) in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma (dated April 22, 1910), John Short is listed as the head of the household for house #107, he's a farmer, born in Indiana, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 50 years, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Lydia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 69), John H. (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 15 years, age 49), Ressie (granddaughter, single, born in Missouri, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Missouri, age 18), Belle (daughter-in-law, born in Missouri, father born in Missouri, mother born in Indiana, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 36), Anna (granddaughter, born in Oklahoma, age 13), McKinley (grandson, born in Oklahoma, age 12), Minnie (granddaughter, born in Oklahoma, age 9), Ollie (grandson, born in Oklahoma, age 7), Ola (grandson, born in Oklahoma, age 5), Clarence (grandson, born in Oklahoma, age 3), Charles (grandson, born in Oklahoma, age 2 months), and Gussie (granddaughter, born in Oklahoma, age 19).

    On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 227 (Downs Township) in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma (dated January 30, 1920), Lydia Short is listed as the head of the household for house #7, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, and she's 79 years old. Also listed are Clarence A. (grandson, born in Oklahoma, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Missouri, age 13), and Melvin W. (grandson, single, not working, born in Missouri, father born in Illinois, mother born in Missouri, age 26).

    On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 55-7 (Choctaw Township) in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (dated April 5, 1930), John H. Short is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's a poultry farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 68 years old. Also listed are Ida B. (wife, born in Iowa, parents born in Missouri, first married at 21, age 55), Clarence Short (son, salesman in a feed store, born in Oklahoma, first married at 21, age 23), Laura Short (daughter-in-law, born in Oklahoma, father born in Indiana, mother born in Iowa, first married at 20, age 21), and Paul R. Wentworth (grandson, born in Oklahoma, parnents born in Oklahoma, age 13).

    On page 54 of the 1940 census for District 55-7 (Choctaw) in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (dated May 11, 1940), Clarence A. Short is listed as the head of the household for house #594, he's working in a feed store, born in Oklahoma, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Lora (wife, born in Oklahoma, 8th grade education, age 30), Charles A. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 9), and Murlin R. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 6).

      The children of LORA PICKARD and CLARENCE SHORT are:

      1. CHARLES ARTHUR SHORT, b. 1931, Oklahoma, m. KATHRYN (unknown last name).
      2. MERLIN RAY SHORT, b. 1934, Oklahoma, m. CHERYL (unknown last name).

      (This information comes from Joretta Pickard and other sources)







    ISAAC SAMUEL "BUD" WALLACE, son of AMANDA "MANDY" SLUSHER and JOHN SHERMAN WALLACE, was born September 29, 1897 in Cherokee Nation [Oklahoma], died December 22, 1953 in Dos Palos, Merced County, California, and is buried in Woodville Cemetery in Woodville, Tulare County, California. He married (1) FLORENCE (unknown last name). He married (2) MINNIE MAE EDWARDS, daughter of GRANVILLE EDWARDS and LOUISA JANE HILL. She was born June 13, 1913 in Oklahoma, and died September 4, 1994 in Salem, Marion County, Oregon. Minnie Mae Edwards married (2) HENRY CARMAN.

    Notes: Isaac Samuel Wallace died in an automobile accident.

    When Bud Isaac Wallace's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Poteau, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, he stated that he was a farmer working for Robert Barnes in Panama, Oklahoma, that his closest relative was J. S. Wallace of Joplin, Missouri, and that he was born September 29, 1898. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair.

    A photo of his headstone shows that Isaac S. Wallace lived from September 29, 1897 to December 22, 1953.

    According to California death record transcripts, Isaac Simul Wallace was born September 29, 1897 in Oklahoma, and died December 22, 1953 in Merced County. His father's surname is listed as Wallace, and his mother's maiden name asa Slusher.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Minnie M. Carman was born June 13, 1913, and died September 4, 1994. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in California, and her last place of residence was in Salem, Polk County, Oregon.

    According to Oregon death records, Minnie Mae Carman was born in 1913, and died September 4, 1994 in Marion at the age of 81.

    On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 253 (Miller Township) in Seminole County, Oklahoma (dated January 13, 1920), Granville Edwards is listed as the head of the household for house #94, he's a farm laborer, born in Arkansas, parents born in Arkansas, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Lou (wife, born in Arkansas, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Texas, age 32), Orvil (son, born in Oklahoma, age 8), Minnie (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 6), Dyton (son, born in Oklahoma, age 3 years 3 months), and Martha (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 10 months).

    On pages 21 & 22 of the 1930 census for District 67-22 (Miller Township) in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (dated April 9, 1930), Granvil G. Edward is listed as the head of the household for house #241, he's a laborer in a sawmill, born in Arkansas, parents born in Arkansas, first married at age 18, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Loue (wife, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Oklahoma, first married at 16, age 45), Orvel (son, born in Oklahoma, age 18), Minnie (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 17), Dayton (son, born in Oklahoma, age 15), Martha (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 11), Rusie (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 6), and Maynetta (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 2 years 1 month).

    On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 78-126 (Oklahoma City) in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (dated April 4, 1940), Bud I. Wallace is listed as the head of the household for house #45, he's a common laborer, born in Oklahoma, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Minnie M. (wife, born in Oklahoma, 3rd grade education, age 26), Ernie Lee (son, born in Oklahoma, age 9), Dora Mae (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 6), John D. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 4), and Cecil R. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 2).

      The children of BUD WALLACE and MINNIE EDWARDS are:

      1. ERNIE LEE WALLACE, b. 1931, Oklahoma.
      2. DORA MAE WALLACE, b. 1934, Oklahoma.
      3. JOHN D. WALLACE, b. 1936, Oklahoma.
      4. CECIL R. WALLACE, b. 1938, Oklahoma.

      (This information comes from Joretta Pickard and other sources)







    EMMA I. CONLEY, daughter of JAMES MASON BROWN CONLEY and SARAH VICTORIA "VICTORIA" COLEMAN, was born in August of 1889 in Kentucky, and died in November of 1969 in Dade County, Florida. She married JAMES C. PRESTON, son of MARTIN PRESTON and RACHEL KING, about 1905. He was born April 26, 1881 in Kentucky, and died in May of 1966 in Miama, Dade County, Florida.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 380, 388, & 389 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Martin Preston was the son of Moses "Coby" Preston (1797-1868) and Elizabeth Haney (1797-1845), and was born January 8, 1828, died June 4, 1891, and married Nancy M. Brown, who was born in 1832, and died August 21, 1864 Their children were South G. (married Frona Dixon), Angeline (married a Coleman), Frank (lived in Utah), and Tomy (married Victoria Spradlin). He then married Rachael King and their children were Calla (married F. P. Hager), James (married a Conley), Cleveland, and Addie. It also says:

         "Martin Preston married first a Lord, and second Nancy M. Brown. Mrs. Preston was born and reared in Tazewell County, Virginia, and it was while visiting friends in Paintsville that she came to know Mr. Preston.
         "South G. Preston was a noted preacher and writer. Angeline and her husband went to St. Louis, Missouri. Thomas Preston died at the age of twenty-five. He and his wife had a daughter, Beatrice, who is Mrs. J. H. Cooper, of Paintsville."

    Martin actually married Nancy Marian Laird on May 31, 1854 in Johnson County, as is shown in Kentucky marriage record transcripts. Information found on Johnson County Historical Society's Web site shows that Nancy died August 21, 1854. Martin then married Julia Brown on November 20, 1856 in Johnson County and she died March 10, 1870. He then married Rachel King. Martin, Nancy, Julia, and Rachel are all buried in Preston Family Cemetery in Paintsville, as are Martin's parents.

    According to Kentucky marriage records, Martin Preston (lumber merchant, resident of Johnson County, b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 50), married Rachel Powel (resident of Johnson County, b. Virginia, parents b. Virginia, 1st marriage, age 38) on February 14, 1878 in Johnson County. Martin was on his 3rd marriage and Rachel was on her 2nd.

    According to her death certificate, Rachel King Preston died January 24, 1923 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from breast cancer. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Virginia, her birth date as Janaury 24, 1840, her age as 83, her marital status as widowed, her father as William King, her mother's maiden name as unknown, the informant as F. P. Hager of Paintsville, and the burial place as Paintsville.

    According to Florida death record transcripts, Emma I. Preston died in November of 1969 in Dade County.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, James Preston was born April 26, 1881, and died in May of 1966. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Washington D.C., and his last place of residence was in Miami, Dade County, Florida.

    According to Florida death record transcripts, James C. Preston died in May of 1966 in Dade County.

    On page 3 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1880), Martin Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #136, he's a lumberman, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Rachel (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 34), Angie (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), Francis A. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), Thomas (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), and Calla (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 1).

    On page 2 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Rachel Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #14, she's a hotel keeper, widowed, born in January of 1847 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 23 years [crossed out], she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, and she's 53 years old. Also listed are Callie (daughter, single, born in July of 1870 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 30), James (son, born in April of 1881 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 19), and Myrtle Shehan [hard to read] (boarder, in school, born in July of 1885 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15).

    On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 64 (Paintsville Ward 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), Rachel Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #78, she's widowed, not working, born in Virginia, parents born unknown, she's given birth to 5 children and 2 are still living, and she's 66 years old. Also listed are James (son, married proprieter of something [hard to read - looks like Battling works], born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 5 years, aqe 27), Emma (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 21), Orvill [hard to read] (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 4), Victoria (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Frank P. Hager (son-in-law, occupation unreadable, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 4 years, age 35), and Callie Hager (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child isn't living, age 30).

    On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 164 (Richmond Madison Ward) in Richmond, Virginia (dated January 4, 1920), James Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a real estate agent, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Emma (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), Arville (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Victoria (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Emma E. (daughter, born in North Carolina, age 6), Nell D. (daughter, born in North Carolina, age 5), Virginia (daughter, born in Virginia, age 3 years 1 month), and Ivy L. Odom (boarder, single, telegraph operator, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, age 36).

    On page 36 of the 1930 census for District 211 in Washington, D.C. (dated April 10, 1930), James C. Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #127, he's the manager of a garage, born in Kenucky, parents born in Virginia, first married at age 23, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Emma I. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 39), Emma E. (daughter, born in North Carolina, age 17), Nell D. (daughter, born in North Carolina, age 15), and Virginia C. (daughter, born in Virginia, age 13).

    On page 24 of the 1940 census for District 1-236 in Washington, D.C. (dated April 13, 1940), Albert B. Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #39, he's a printer in a government printing office, born in Mississippi, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 4 years of high school, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Victoria P. (wife, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 32), Albert B. (son, born in Washington D.C., age 10), Nell D. Preston (sister-in-law, single, salesgirl in a department store, born in North Carolina, 4 years of high school, age 25), James C. Preston (father-in-law, taxicab starter, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 59), and Emma I. (mother-in-law, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 50).

      The children of EMMA CONLEY and JAMES PRESTON are:

      1. ORVILLE PRESTON, b. 1906, Kentucky.
      2. VICTORIA PRESTON, b. September 14, 1907, Kentucky, d. January 20, 1990, Cleveland, Bolivar County, Mississippi, buried in Cleveland, Bolivar County, Mississippi, m. ALBERT B. SMITH.
      3. EMMA E. PRESTON, b. 1914, North Carolina.
      4. NELL D. PRESTON, b. 1915, North Carolina.
      5. VIRGINIA C. PRESTON, b. 1916, Virginia.







    VICTORIA PRESTON, daughter of EMMA I. CONLEY and JAMES C. PRESTON, was born September 14, 1907 in Kentucky, died January 20, 1990 in Cleveland, Bolivar County, Mississippi, and is buried in New Cleveland Cemetery in Cleveland, Bolivar County, Mississippi. She married ALBERT B. SMITH about 1927. He was born November 23, 1903 in Mississippi, died May 26, 1994 in Cleveland, Bolivar County, Mississippi, and is buried in New Cleveland Cemetery in Cleveland, Bolivar County, Mississippi.

    Notes: Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of his headstone shows Victoria P. Smith lived from September 14, 1997 to January 20, 1990, and was buried in New Cleveland Cemetery in Cleveland, Mississippi, and that Albert B. Smith Sr. lived from November 23, 1903 to May 26, 1994, and was buried in the same cemetery.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Victoria P. Smith was born September 14, 1907, and died January 20, 1990. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Washington D.C., and her last place of residence was in Cleveland, Bolivar County, Mississippi.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Albert B. Smith was born November 23, 1903, and died May 26, 1994. He received his Social Security card in 1959-1960 in Washington D.C., died May 26, 1994, and his last place of residence was in Cleveland, Bolivar County, Mississippi.

    On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 313 in Washington, D.C. (undated), Albert B. Smith is listed as the head of his household [the houses aren't numbered], he's a printer in a government printing office, born in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, first married at age 23, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Victoria (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 22), and Albert Jr. (son, born in Washington D.C., age 8 months).

    On page 24 of the 1940 census for District 1-236 in Washington, D.C. (dated April 13, 1940), Albert B. Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #39, he's a printer in a government printing office, born in Mississippi, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 4 years of high school, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Victoria P. (wife, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 32), Albert B. (son, born in Washington D.C., age 10), Nell D. Preston (sister-in-law, single, salesgirl in a department store, born in North Carolina, 4 years of high school, age 25), James C. Preston (father-in-law, taxicab starter, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 59), and Emma I. (mother-in-law, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 50).

      The child of VICTORIA PRESTON and ALBERT SMITH is:

      1. ALBERT B. SMITH JR., b. July 22, 1929, Washington D.C., d. December 13, 1960, buried in Cleveland, Bolivar County, Mississippi.
        Notes: Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of his headstone shows that Albert B. Smith Jr. lived from July 22, 1929 to December 13, 1960, and was buried in the same cemetery as his parents.







    JOSEPH MILTON CONLEY, son of CONSTANTINE CONLEY and REBECCA JANE MCCARTY, was born April 28, 1868 in Kentucky, and died after 1940. He married (1) AMANDA E. FITZPATRICK, daughter of ISAAC FITZPATRICK and MARY B. ADAMS, July 31, 1892 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in June of 1869 in Kentucky. He married (2) (unknown). He married (3) EMILY I. (unknown last name) on October 22, 1908 in Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma. She was born about about 1868 in Indiana, and died before 1940.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 335 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Information on Joseph Milton Conley can also be found on page 148 of the book "The Founding of Harman's Station" by William Elsey Connelley. In that book it says "Joseph Milton. Born April 28, 1868."

    Information on this family can also be found on page 131 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 "Joseph M. Conley - born April 28, 1868 - married Amanda Fitzpatrick.

    Amanda Fitzpatrick reportedly died March 7, 1904 in Paintsville.

    Joseph Conley's 2nd wife was reportedly Nellie Roberts, daughter of Thomas Jefferson Roberts and Lucinda Spence. She was reportedly born in June of 1885 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died April 30, 1907 in Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma. His 3rd wife's maiden name was reportedly Emily Iota LeFevre.

    According to Kentucky marriage records, Isaac Fitzpatrick (resident of Johnson County, single, b. Floyd County, age 21) married Mary B. Adams (resident of Johnson County, single, b. Washington County, Virginia, age 23) on February 18, 1858 in Johnson County.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Sarah A. Fitzpatrick was born January 10, 1859 in Johnson County to Isaac Fitzpatrick and Mary B. Adams.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Joe M. Conley (shoemaker, age 24) married Amanda Fitch (age 23) on July 31, 1892 in Johnson County.

    According to Oklahoma marriage records, Joe M. Conley (resident of Hugo, Oklahoma, age 40) married Emily I. Pilkington (resident of Parsons, Kansas, age 40) on October 22, 1908 in Hugo, Choctaw County.

    On pages 2 & 3 of the 1870 census for Paintsville in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1870), Isaac Fitzpatrick is listed as the head of the household for house #11, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Mary B. (born in Virginia, age 35), Sarah Ann (born in Kentucky, age 11), Walter (born in Kentucky, age 9), Cynthia (born in Kentucky, age 7), and Amanda (born in Kentucky, age 11 months).

    On page 6 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1880), he's a saddler, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Mary B. (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Kentucky, age 43), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Cynthia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Amanda E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10).

    On page 9 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), Joe Conley [hard to read] is listed as the head of the household for house #92, he's a shoe maker, born in April of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in June of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 30), Alma (daughter, born in August of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Edith (daughter, born in January of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Milton (son, born in July of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), and Mary (daughter, born in August of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3).

    On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 153 (Walton) in Labette County, Kansas (dated April 28, 1910), Joe M. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #8, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 3rd marriage, married for 1 year, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Emma (wife, born in Indiana, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 1 year, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 41), Alice Pilkington (step-daughter, born in Kansas, father born in Illinois, mother born in Indiana, age 12), Mirtie Pilkington (step-daughter, born in Kansas, father born in Illinois, mother born in Indiana, age 7), Edward Pilkington (step-son, born in Kansas, father born in Illinois, mother born in Indiana, age 3), Mary Sip Conley (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), and Baby Conley (son, born in Kansas, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Indiana, age 0 months).

    On page 21 of the 1920 census for District 64 (Hugo) in Choctaw County, Oklahoma (dated January 13, 1920), Joseph M. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #223, he's a repairer in a shoe shop, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Emily I. (wife, born in Indiana, parents born in Virginia, age 51), and Edward G. Pilkington (step-son, born in Kansas, father born in Illinois, mother born in Indiana, age 12).

    On page 16 of the 1940 census for District 12-17A (Jeter Township) in Choctaw County, Oklahoma (dated May 1940), Milton Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #157, he's a laborer doing road construction, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Tennessee, 6th grade education, age 39), John J. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 17), Sybil (son, born in Oklahoma, age 14), Lucille (son, born in Oklahoma, age 12), Edgar (son, born in Oklahoma, age 8), Martha A. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 6), Pat (son, born in Oklahoma, age 1), Mike (son, born in Oklahoma, age 1), Joe M. (father, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, he was living in Hugo, Choctaw County, in 1935, 4th grade education, age 72), and Mary E. Ridge (mother-in-law, widowed, not working, born in Tennessee, she was living in rural Choctaw County in 1935, 4th grade education, age 72).

      The children of JOSEPH CONLEY and AMANDA FITZPATRICK are:

      1. ALMA CONLEY, b. August 1888, Kentucky.
      2. EDITH V. CONLEY, b. January 1893, Kentucky, m. HENRY EDWARD GRIFFIS.
      3. MILTON FRANCES CONLEY, b. July 22, 1895, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 30, 1970, Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma, buried in Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma, m. NORA RIDGE.
      4. MARY CONLEY, b. August 1896, Kentucky.
      5. MARY SIP CONLEY, b. 1900, Kentucky.







    EDITH V. CONLEY, daughter of JOSEPH MILTON CONLEY and AMANDA E. FITZPATRICK, was born in January of 1893 in Kentucky. She married HENRY EDWARD GRIFFIS, son of JOSIAH "JOE" GRIFFIS and LILLY EATON, about 1908. He was born about 1880 in Mississippi. Henry Griffis married (2) LILLIE GARRETT, daughter of JOE S. GARRETT and MARY L. H. (unknown last name). She was born about 1894 in Alabama, and died before 1930.

    Notes: There are reports online that state that both Edith and her daughter died between 1912 and 1918 in Garvin County, Oklahoma.

    According to California death record transcripts, Hoyte Glyndell Griffis was born December 15, 1918 in Oklahoma, and died January 19, 1979 in Tulare County. According to Social Security death record transcripts, H. Glyndell Griffis was born December 15, 1918, and died in January of 1979. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in California, and his last place of residence was in Lindsay, Tulare County, California.

    When Henry Edward Griffis' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Oklahoma, he stated that he was a farmer, that his closest relative was Lillie Griffis, and that he was born January 15, 1877. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

    According to California death record transcripts, Henry E. Griffis was born January 15, 1877 in Michigan, and died February 24, 1964 in Tulare County. His mother's maiden name is listed as Eaton.

    On page 7 of the 1880 census for District 36 in Chickasaw County, Mississippi (dated June 4, 1880), Josiah Griffis is listed as the head of the household for house #58, he's a farmer, born in Mississippi, parents born in South Carolina, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Lilly (wife, born in Mississippi, father born in Alabama, mother born in Georgia, age 25), Willie (son, born in Mississippi, age 4), and Eddie (son, born in Mississippi, age 2).

    On page 48 of the 1900 census for District 74 (Justice Precinct 5) in Fannin County, Texas (dated June 23, 1900), Joe Griffis is listed as the head of the household for house #423, he's a farmer, widowed, born in January of 1854 in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Edward (son, single, farm laborer, born in January of 1878 in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, age 22), Tom (son, born in July of 1881 in Mississippi, age 18), Sallie (daughter, born in June of 1883 in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, age 16), John (son, born in May of 1885 in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, age 15), and Arthur (son, born in May of 1887 in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, age 13). They are living next to Joe's son, William.

    On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 63 (Jeter Township) in Choctaw County, Oklahoma (dated April 18, 1910), Ewered [sic] H. Griffis is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a farmer, born in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, 2nd marriage, married for 2 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Edith V. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 2 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 17), Evalena L. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 2 months), and Milton F. Conley (brother-in-law, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15). They are living next to Henry's brother, William.

    On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 22 (Brady) in Garvin County, Oklahoma (undated), Henry G. Griffis is listed as the head of the household for family #62, he's a farm laborer, born in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Alabama, parents born in Alabama, age 26), Joseph S. (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Mississippi, mother born in Kentucky, age 8), and Hoyt G. (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Mississippi, mother born in Alabama, age 1 year 1 month). Henry's brother is living in Elmore, Garvin County, along with their widowed father (page 33 of the 1920 census for District 27 (Elmore) in Garvin County, Oklahoma).

    On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 25-3 (Brady Township) in Garvin County, Oklahoma (dated April 5, 1930), Joe S. Garrett is listed as the head of the household for house #31, he's a foreman on a farm, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, first married at age 20, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Mary L. H. (wife, born in Alabama, parents born in Alabama, first married at 19, age 59), Clarence E. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Oklahoma, age 21), Jack L. Barnett (grandson, born in Oklahoma, age 15), Henry E. Griffis (son-in-law, widowed, farm laborer, born in Louisiana, father born in Louisiana, mother born in Ohio, first married at 20, age 50), Lester Griffis (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Louisiana, mother born in Oklahoma, age 18), Glendell A. Griffis (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Louisiana, mother born in Oklahoma, age 12), and Hurcle E. Griffis (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Louisiana, mother born in Oklahoma, age 7).

    On page 27 of the 1940 census for District 54-32 (Lindsay) in Tulare County, California (dated April 17, 1940), Hoyt G. Griffis is listed as the head of the household for house #179, he's a laborer in the citrus groves, born in Oklahoma, he was living in rural Darvin [Garvin] County, Oklahoma in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Opal (wife, born in Oklahoma, she was living in the same place in 1935, 2 years of high school, age 21), Edward H. Griffis (father, widowed, laborer in the citrus groves, born in Mississippi, he was living in rural Darvin County, Oklahoma, in 1935, 6th grade education,. age 61), and Ershell L. (brother, laborer in the citrus grovesf, born in Oklahoma, he was living in rural Darvin County, Oklahoma, in 1935, 7th grade education, age 18).

      The children of EDITH CONLEY and HENRY GRIFFIS are:

      1. EVALENA L. GRIFFIS, b. 1910, Oklahoma, d. before 1920.
      2. SYLVESTER JOSEPH GRIFFIS, b. December 20, 1911, Oklahoma, d. August 16, 1981, Kern County, California.
        Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Sylvester Griffis was born December 20, 1911, and died in August of 1981. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Texas, his last place of residence was in Bakersfield, Kern County, California, and his last benefit was paid out in Lindsay, Tulare County, California.
        According to California death record transcripts, Sylvester Joseph Griffis was born December 20, 1911 in Oklahoma, and died August 16, 1981 in Kern County. His mother's maiden name is listed as Connley.







    MILTON FRANCES CONLEY, son of JOSEPH MILTON CONLEY and AMANDA E. FITZPATRICK, was born July 22, 1895 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 30, 1970 in Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Springs Chapel Cemetery in Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma. He married NORA RIDGE, daughter of JOHN L. RIDGE and MARY E. CULVAHOUSE, about 1920. She was born June 7, 1901 in Tennessee, and died February 9, 1989 in Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

    Notes: According to Tennessee marriage records, John Ridge married Mary Culvahouse on January 8, 1891 in Kingston, Roane County.

    When Milton Frances Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Jeter Township, Choctaw County, Oklahoma, he stated that he was a farmer, that he was single, and that he was born July 22, 1895 in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

    Military records show that Melton [sic] F. Conley enlisted as a private in 141st Infantry in Hugo, Oklahoma, and was discharged on February 7, 1919 in Bowie, Texas.

    A photo of his headstone and information found on findagrave.com shows that Milton F. Conley lived from July 22, 1895 to May 30, 1970, that he was buried in Springs Chapel Cemetery in Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma, and that he served as a private in the U.S. Army in World War I.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Milton Conley was born July 22, 1895, and died in May of 1970. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and his last place of residence was in Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Nora R. Conley was born June 7, 1901, and died February 9, 1989. She received her Social Security card in 1952-1953 in Oklahoma, and her last place of residence was in Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

    On page 25 of the 1900 census for District 121 (Civil District 12) in Roane County, Tennessee (dated June 16, 1900), John Ridge is listed as the head of the household for house #218, he's a farm laborer, born in December of 1872 in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, married for 8 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in January of 1866 in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, married for 8 years, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 34), John V. (son, born in February of 1892 in Tennessee, age 8), Minnie (daughter, born in July of 1895 in Tennessee, age 4), and William J. (son, born in April of 1899 in Tennessee, age 1).

    On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 63 (Jeter Township) in Choctaw County, Oklahoma (dated April 18, 1910), Ewered H. Griffis is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a farmer, born in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, 2nd marriage, married for 2 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Edith V. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 2 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 17), Evalena L. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 2 months), and Milton F. Conley (brother-in-law, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15).

    On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 192 (Avoca Township) in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma (dated May 7 & 9, 1920), John L. Ridge is listed as the head of the household for house #166, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, father's birthplace is blank, mother born in Tennessee, 1st marriage, married for 18 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 5 are still living, age 42), Virgial [John Virgil] (son, born in Tennessee, age 17), Minnie (daughter, born in Tennessee, age 15), Jake [William Jacob] (son, born in Tennessee, age 11), Norie (daughter, born in Tennessee, age 9), and Fred (son, born in Tennessee, age 4).

    On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Jeter Township) in Choctaw County, Oklahoma (dated January 7 & 8, 1920), Francis M. Conley is listed as the head of the household for family #57, he's a woodcutter making domestic fuel, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed is Nora (wife, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, age 18). Mary's parents are in house #78.

    On page 12 of the 1930 census for District 12-17 (Jeter Township) in Choctaw County, Oklahoma (dated April 18, 1930), Milton Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #137, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, first married at 17, age 27), John Joe (son, born in Oklahoma, age 7), Sybil (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 4), and Luceal (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 1).

    On page 16 of the 1940 census for District 12-17A (Jeter Township) in Choctaw County, Oklahoma (dated May 1940), Milton Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #157, he's a laborer doing road construction, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Tennessee, 6th grade education, age 39), John J. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 17), Sybil (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 14), Lucille (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 12), Edgar (son, born in Oklahoma, age 8), Martha A. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 6), Pat (son, born in Oklahoma, age 1), Mike (son, born in Oklahoma, age 1), Joe M. (father, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, he was living in Hugo, Choctaw County, in 1935, 4th grade education, age 72), and Mary E. Ridge (mother-in-law, widowed, not working, born in Tennessee, she was living in rural Choctaw County in 1935, 4th grade education, age 72).

      The children of MILTON CONLEY and NORA RIDGE are:

      1. JOHN JOE CONLEY, b. 1923, Oklahoma.
      2. SYBIL CONLEY, b. 1926, Oklahoma.
      3. LUCILLE CONLEY, b. 1929, Oklahoma.
      4. EDGAR CONLEY, b. 1932, Oklahoma.
      5. MARTHA A. CONLEY, b. 1934, Oklahoma.
      6. PAT CONLEY, b. 1939, Oklahoma.
      7. MIKE CONLEY, b. 1939, Oklahoma.







    MARY J. CONLEY, daughter of CONSTANTINE CONLEY and REBECCA JANE MCCARTY, was born June 5, 1873 in Kentucky, died February 6, 1895, and is buried in Baptist Burial Ground in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married WILLIAM R. AUXIER, son of SAMUEL W. AUXIER and JANE WELLMAN, November 29, 1894 in Johnson County. He was born August 4, 1865 in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died February 22, 1956 in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky. William Auxier married (2) MARGARET E. FOSTER. He married (3) ELIZA BURGESS "BERGIE" MILLER.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 335 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Information on this family can be found on page 148 of the book "The Founding of Harman's Station" by William Elsey Connelley. In that book it says that Mary J. Conley was born August 29, 1870.

    On pages 44 & 131 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall, it says - on page 44 - that Samuel Leonard Auxier married Jane Wellman and their children were: William Auxier (married 1st Mary Conley, 2nd a Miller), Sam Auxier (went to Indiana), Bell Auxier, Tom Auxier, and James Auxier. On page 131 it says that Mary Conley was born June 5, 1873 and married William R. Auxier.

    According to "Johnson County Kentucky Cemeteries Volume 2" published by the Johnson County Historical Society, Mary J. Auxier was born June 5, 1873, died February 6, 1895, and was buried in Baptist Burial Ground in East Point.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, W. R. Auxier (age 29) married Mary Conley (age 21) on November 29, 1894 in Johnson County.

    According to his obituary, William H. Auxier (age 90), son of the late Samuel and Jane Wellman Auxier, was a retired farmer and lumber dealer, and a resident of Louisa, Kentucky, at the time of his death. He had moved there 8 years prior after living in Johnson and Lewis Counties. He was born August 4, 1865 in East Point, and died February 22, 1956 in a Louisa hospital following an illness of 6 weeks. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eliza Burgess Miller Auxier, in 1937. He was survived by 1 son, C. R. Auxier (of Newport, Kentucky); 1 sister, Mrs. Ladra Belle Ingram (Connersville, Indiana); 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, William R. Auxier died February 22, 1956 in Lawrence County at the age of 90. He was living in Lawrence County at the time of his death.

    On page 18 of the 1870 census for Johns Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1870), Saml W. Auxier is listed as the head of the household for house #118, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Jane (born in Kentucky, age 23), William J. (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Lydia B. (born in Kentucky, age 3).

    On page 3 of the 1880 census for District 46 (Johns Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1880), Samul W. Auxier is listed as the head of the household for house #206, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), William J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Belle [Lydia Belle] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Samuel (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Thomas (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

    On pages 12 & 13 of the 1900 census for District 81 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Lewis County, Kentucky (dated June 11 & 12, 1900), Delilah Foster is listed as the head of the household for house #130, she's a landlady, widowed, born in November of 1824 in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, she's given birth to 2 children and 1 is still living, and she's 75 years old. Also listed are Wm. R. Auxier (son-in-law, farmer, born in August of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, age 34), Margaret E. Auxier (daughter, born in February of 1867 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, married for 2 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 33), Clarence R. Auxier (grandson, born in May of 1899 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1), Nathaniel Foster (brother, married, not working, born in June of 1831 in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 68), Rebecca Foster (sister, single, born in July of 1828 in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 72), Belle Auxier (boarder, single, not working, born in January of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), and James Auxier (boarder, born in August of 1884 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15).

    On pages 13 & 14 of the 1910 census for District 93 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Van B. Wellman is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 45 years, and he's 66 years old. Also listed are Margrette J. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Mississippi, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 61), Lott (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 35), Stella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), William Auxier (nephew, widowed, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 42), and Clarence Auxier (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

    On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 145 (Mower) in Lewis County, Kentucky (dated January 8, 1920), William Auxier is listed as the head of the household for house #62, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Bergie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 50), Clarence (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), and Sam (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 7 months).

    On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 58-6 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), Will Auxier is listed as the head of the household for house #110, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 46, and he's 64 years old. Also listed are Bergie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 42, age 60), and Sam D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15).

    On page 19 of the 1940 census for District 64-2 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1940), Will Auxier is found living as a lodger in house #134, he's a farm laborer, widowed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 70 years old.







    SUSAN CONLEY, daughter of CONSTANTINE CONLEY and REBECCA JANE MCCARTY, was born June 11, 1875 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died December 12, 1967 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia. She married THOMAS LUTHER, son of DAVID HARMON LUTHER and BARBARA REBECCA STUCK, March 4, 1897 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born March 5, 1868 in Wayne County, West Virginia, and died April 27, 1953 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 335 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Information on this family can be found on page 148 of the book "The Founding of Harman's Station" by William Elsey Connelley. In that book it says that Susan Conley was born June 11, 1875.

    On page 131 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall, it says that Sarah Conley was born June 11, 1875 and married Thomas Luther.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Susan Conley was born June 11, 1875 in Johnson County to Constantine Conley (b. Floyd County) and Charlotta Picklesimer.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Thomas Luther (photographer, age 28) married Susie Conley (age 21) on March 4, 1897 in Johnson County.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Susan Luther was born June 15, 1875, and died December 15, 1967. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in West Virginia.

    According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Susan Conley Luther was born about 1875, and died December 12, 1967 in Huntington, Cabell County, at the age of 92. Her parents are listed as Constantine Conley and Charlotte Picklesimer, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

    According to West Virginia birth record transcripts, Thomas Luther was born March 5, 1868 in Wayne County to David Luther and Barbara R. Luther.

    According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Thomas Luther was born about 1868, and died April 27, 1953 in Huntington, Cabell County, at the age of 85. His parents are listed as David Harmon Luther and Barbara Rebecca Stock [sic], and he was retired and married at the time of his death.

    On page 13 of the 1870 census for Union in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated June 30, 1870), David Luther is listed as the head of the household for house #86, he's a house carpenter, born in Virginia, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Barbaray (born in Virginia, age 35), Solomon H. (born in Virginia, age 15), David H. (born in Virginia, age 13), Elizebeth (born in West Virginia, age 4), Thomas (born in West Virginia, age 2), James (born in West Virginia, age 4 months), and Elizebeth Stuck (born in Ohio, age 78).

    On page 15 of the 1880 census for District 142 (Union) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated June 15 & 16, 1880), David Luther is listed as the head of the household for house #130, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, father born in New York, mother born in West Virginia, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Barbra R. (wife, born in West Virginia, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio, age 45), Elisabeth (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 13), Thomas (son, born in West Virginia, age 12), James (son, born in West Virginia, age 10), John Wesley (son, born in West Virginia, age 5), George Burgess (son, born in West Virginia, age 5), and Virginia (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 3).

    On page 18 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Thomas Luther is listed as the head of the household for house #164, he's a photographer, born in March of 1868 in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, married for 3 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed is Susie (wife, born in May of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, she hasn't had any children, age 23.

    On page 28 of the 1910 census for District 94 (Louisa) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated May 3 & 4, 1910), Thomas Luther is listed as the head of the household for house #262, he's a photographer, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 13 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed is Susan C. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she hasn't had any children, age 35).

    On page 26 of the 1920 census for District 128 (Louisa) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated January 14, 1920), Thomas Luther is listed as the head of the household for house #280, he's a photographer with his own studio, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, and his age is unreadable. Also listed is Susan (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age unreadable).

    On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 64-18 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1930), Thomas Luther is listed as the head of the household for house #155, he's a studio photographer, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at age 29, and he's 62 years old. Also listed is Susan C. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 54).

    On page 15 of the 1940 census for District 64-19 (Louisa) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1940), Thomas Luther is listed as the head of the household for house #154, he's a photographer with his own studio, born in West Virginia, he was living in Louisa in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 72 years old. Also listed is Susan (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 68.







    WILLIAM HARLAND CONLEY, son of LYDIA CONLEY and (unknown), was born June 19, 1868 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died July 10, 1930 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Prater Cemetery in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married (1) ELIZABETH A. MCCARTY, daughter of JEREMIAH "JERRY" MCCARTY and MALINDA KILGORE, July 27, 1884 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born April 11, 1861 in Lakeville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died July 16, 1933 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Tackett Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married (2) ELIZABETH PUCKETT on July 31, 1897 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born in May of 1870 in Kentucky. He married (3) MAGGIE S. HAZELETT on January 2, 1913 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. They divorced February 23, 1915 in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born about 1874 in Virginia. He married (4)STELLA PATRICK in 1916. They divorced in 1919. He married (5) MAUDE LYKINS on March 4, 1920 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born about 1875 in Kentucky. Elizabeth McCarty married (2) WILLIAM ADAMS about 1900. He was born about 1874 in Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 347 & 545 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Much of the information on William Harland Conley was found on ancestry.com, complete with various document and photo scans.

    Elizabeth A. McCarty was the sister of Matilda McCarty and John K. McCarty.

    William Adams' first wife could have been Laura Blanton.

    William Harland Conley's father was rumored to have been William Emerson Blanton. He lists his name as Harlan Blanton (as opposed to Harlan Conley) on marriage records when he married Elizabeth Puckett in 1897.

    According to Virginia marriage record transcripts, Jeremiah McCarty married Malinda Kilgore on April 20, 1842 in Scott County, Virginia.

    According to Kentucky birth records, Elizabeath A. McCarty was born April 11, 1861 in Magoffin County to Jeremiah McCarty (b. Virginia) and Malinda Kilgore (b. Virginia).

    According to their marriage certificate, Harlin Conley married Elizabeth McCarty on July 27, 1886 in Magoffin County. The minister was Riley Howard and the witness was Farish Barnett.

    According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Harlan Blanton married Elizabeth Puckett on July 31, 1897 in Magoffin County. The witnesses were George Hampton and Wiley Patrick, and the minister was John J. Prater.

    According to divorce papers, William H. Conley married Stella Conley in 1916 and then separated in July of 1919 after she left him.

    According to their marriage certificate, Harland Conley married Maud Lykins on March 4, 1920 in Salyersville. The minister was Thomas Brown, and the witnesses were Clint McFarlin [McFarland] and Leonedus Willis.

    According to his death certificate, William H. Conley died July 10, 1930 in Magoffin County from heart failure. Also on this certificate, his birth date is listed as June 19, 1867, his marital status as married, his occupation as carpenter, his father as "Not known," his mother as Lydia Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as Maud Conley, and the burial place as Prater Cemetery in Salyersville.

    Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of his headstone shows that William Harland Conley lived from June 19, 1868 to July 10, 1930, and was buried in Prater Cemetery in Salyersville.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, William H. Conley died July 10, 1930 in Magoffin County at the age of 63.

    According to her death certificate, Elizabeth McCarty Adams died July 16, 1933 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from gall stones. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Lakeville, Magoffin County, her birth date as April 14, 1861, her marital status as married, her husband as William "Bill" Adams, her parents as Jerry McCarty (b. Virginia) and Linda Kilgore (b. Virginia), the informant as Mrs. Wallace Conley of Salyersville, and the burial place as Tackett Cemetery in Magoffin County.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Elizabeth Adams died July 16, 1933 in Magoffin County at the age of 72.

    On page 9 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 20, 1870), Jeremiah McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #262, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Malinda (born in Kentucky, age 46), Harmon (born in Kentucky, age 21), Harlan (born in Kentucky, age 18), Matilda (born in Kentucky, age 16), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 16), Margaret (born in Kentucky, age 14), James I. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 7), John K. (born in Kentucky, age 5), and Lydia E. (born in Kentucky, age 4).

    On page 21 of the 1900 census for District 92 (Lee) in Wolfe County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 1900), William Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #189, he's a laborer in a sawmill, born in June of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Elisabeth (wife, born in May of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 30), Maggie (daughter, born in September of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), and Marcus R. [Marcus Rice Conley? - it's Rice M. Conley in 1910] (son, born in June of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7). Marriage records show that William and Elizabeth weren't married until 1897 - even though they claim to having been married for 12 years in this census. It's unclear the exact parentage of these children.

    On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 14 (Catlettsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Harlan Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #188, he's a house carpenter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 15 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 39), Rice M. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), and Clifton (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19).

    On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 101 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), William Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #90, he's a blacksmith in his own shop, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 46), Mollie Conley (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), and Ollie Conley (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14). They are living next to Mollie's future husband and his first wife.

    On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 68 (Salyersville) Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 26, 1920), Clinton McFarling is listed as the head of the household for house #163, he's a stone mason, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28), Pasalie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Charlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Anna B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Melvin L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 months), and Harlan W. Conley (father-in-law, widowed, barber, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 50).

    On page 19 of the 1920 census for District 68 (Salyersville) Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated February 3, 1920), William Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #192, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 56), Ollie Adams (son, single, laborer in a steel plant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), and Laura Borders (cousin, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16). They are living next to Elizabeth's son, Clinton.

    On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 77-2 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), Harlin Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #88, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 51, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Maude (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 45, age 55), and Howard Conley (grandson, born in Indiana, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, age 7).

    On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 77-2 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), William Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a blacksmith with his own shop, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 56 years old. Also listed is Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 30 [hard to read], age 65).

      The children of HARLAN CONLEY and ELIZABETH MCCARTY are:

      1. ARIZONA "ZONA" CONLEY, b. 1885, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 24, 1974, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MALCOLM "MACK" GULLETT.
      2. JULIA MERRILL CONLEY, b. August 14, 1890, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. November 18, 1938, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. CLINTON A. MCFARLAND.
      3. CLIFTON CONLEY, b. June 19, 1893, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. June 15, 1975, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, m. ROSA PENIX.
      4. MOLLIE CONLEY, b. March 17, 1897, Kentucky, d. June 14, 1976, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. CLAUDE HAMILTON PATRICK.
      5. OLLIE CONLEY, b. February 22, 1896, Lakeville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. July 31, 1981, Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana, buried in Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana, m. LUCINDA "CINDA" COMBS.







    RUIE BLANTON, daughter of CLAUDIE BLANTON and FLOSSIE M. REED, was born April 2, 1919 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died February 19, 1991 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married BRYAN CANTRELL, son of THOMAS CANTRELL and JULIA LOVE. He was born August 27, 1911 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died November 1, 1986 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Ruie Blanton and her sister Manda married brothers.

    According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Rua Blanton was born April 2, 1919 in Johnson County to Flossie Reed.

    According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bryan Cantrell was born August 27, 1911 in Johnson County to Julia Love.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ruie Cantrell was born April 2, 1919, and died February 19, 1991. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ruie Cantrell died February 19, 1991 in Johnson County at the age of 71. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bryan Cantrell was born August 27, 1911, and died in November of 1986. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Bryan Cantrell died November 1, 1986 in Johnson County at the age of 75. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

      The children of RUIE BLANTON and BRYAN CANTRELL are:

      1. CLAUDE THOMAS CANTRELL, b. April 29, 1936, d. October 24, 2009, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to his obituary, Claude Thomas Cantrell (age 73), son of the late Bryan and Rouie Blanton Cantrell, was a resident of Oil Springs and a heavy equipment operator in the coal mines. He was born April 29, 1936, died October 24, 2009 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was survived by 1 brother, Donald Ray Cantrell (of Oil Springs); 4 sisters, Cheryl Collinsworth (Salyersville), Lula Bell Conley (Oil Springs), Loretta Russell (Oil Springs), and Flossie Wheeler (Blaine); and 1 grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
      2. JOE LEWIS CANTRELL, b. November 10, 1938, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 6, 1999, Marion, Marion County, Ohio, buried in Grand Prairie Township, Marion County, Ohio, m. MABEL A. BORDERS, April 4, 1964 in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to his obituary, Joe L. Cantrell (age 60), was born November 10, 1938 in Oil Springs, died October 6, 1999 at home in Marion where he had lived for the prior 33 years, and was buried in Grand Prairie Cemetery. He was preceded in death by 1 brother, Paul Cantrell; and 1 sister, Wyonna Cantrell. He was survived by his wife, Mabel A. Borders Cantrell, whom he married April 4, 1964 in Falcon; 1 son, Tim M. (Amy L.) Cantrell (of Marion); 3 brothers, Claude T. Cantrell (Kentucky), Rodney Cantrell (Kentucky), and Donald Cantrell (Kentucky); 4 sisters, Lou Conley (Kentucky), Loretta Russell (Kentucky), Flossie Wheeler (Kentucky), and Cheryl Collinsworth (Kentucky); and 2 grandchildren, Adam M. Cantrell (Marion) and Lindsey M. Cantrell (Marion). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
      3. RODNEY CANTRELL, b. January 2, 1955, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 13, 2002, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Tick Lick, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. MABLE WILLIAMS.
        Notes: According to his obituary, Rodney Cantrell (age 47), son of the late Bryan and Ruie Blanton Cantrell, was a coal field worker and an Army veteran. He was born January 2, 1955 in Johnson County, died December 13, 2002 in University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, and was buried in Salyers Cemetery in Tick Lick. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Joe Lewis Cantrell and Paul Bryan Cantrell; and 1 sister, Wynona Cantrell. He was survived by his wife, Mable Williams Cantrell (of Salyersville); 2 sons, Ronald O'Neil Cantrell (Salyersville) and Calvin Thomas Cantrell (Salyersville); 2 brothers, Clyde Cantrell (Salyersville) and Don Cantrell (Oil Springs); and 4 sisters, Lula Bell Conley (Oil Springs), Loretta Russell (Oil Springs), Flossie Wheeler (Blaine), and Cheryl Collinsworth (Salyersville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
      4. DONALD RAY CANTRELL, b. May 11, 1957, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 22, 2011, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown).
        Notes: According to his obituary, Donald Ray Cantrell (age 53), son of the late Bryan and Ruie Blanton Cantrell, was an oil core driller. He was born May 11, 1957 in Paintsville, died February 22, 2011 at home in Oil Springs, and was buried in Doke Cantrell Cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by 2 sons, Kenny Bryan Cantrell (of Paintsville) and Steven Ray Cantrell (Oil Springs); 1 daughter, Kayla Salyer (Paintsville); 4 sisters, Cheryl Collinsworth (Salyersville), Lula Belle Conley (Oil Springs), Loretta Russell (Oil Springs), and Flossie Wheeler (Blaine, Kentucky), and 2 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
      5. CHERYL CANTRELL, m. (unknown first name) COLLINSWORTH.
      6. LULA BELL CANTRELL, m. CHARLES FRANCIS CONLEY.
      7. LORETTA CANTRELL, m. (unknown first name) RUSSELL.
      8. FLOSSIE CANTRELL, m. (unknown first name) WHEELER.
      9. PAUL BRYAN CANTRELL.
      10. WYNONA CANTRELL.







    MIRANDA EMALINE BLAIR, daughter of GEORGE N. BLAIR and SARAH SPRADLIN, was born in August of 1864 in Kentucky, died July 5, 1930 in Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Lucasville Cemetery in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio. She married JESSE W. CAUDILL, son of MARTHA HITCHCOCK and WILLIAM CAUDILL, October 25, 1883 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born in February of 1861 in Kentucky, died July 14, 1953 in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Lucasville Cemetery in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio.

    Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Jesse W. Caudill (age 22) married Maranda E. Blair on October 25, 1883 in Johnson County.

    According to Ohio death records, Miranda E. Candill [sic] died July 5, 1930 in Scioto County.

    Information found on findagrave.com shows that Miranda Emaline Blair Caudill was born August 1, 1865 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 5, 1930 in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio, and was buried in Lucasville Cemetery in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio. Findagrave.com also shows that Jesse W. Caudill was born February 12, 1861 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 14, 1953 in Scioto County, Kentucky, and was buried in Lucasville Cemetery.

    On page 48 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1900), Jesse W. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #409, he's a farmer, born in February of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Miranda E. (wife, born in August of 1864 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 35), Nora D. (daughter, born in March of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Dora E. (daughter, born in March of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Florra L. (daughter, born in 1888 [month unreadable] in Kentucky, age 11), Virley C. (son, born in May of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Alonzo (son, born in January of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), and Cora F. (daughter, born in March of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7). They're living next to Jesse's parents. Maranda's parents are in house #124.

    On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 70 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 1910), Jesse W. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Maranda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living [hard to read], age 44), Dora (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), Flora (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Verlia (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Lonna (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Cora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17).

    On page 33 of the 1930 census for District 73-21 (Valley Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 22, 1930), Jesse W. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #174, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 69 years old. Also listed is Miranda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 65). They are living next to daughter Cora.

    On page 15 of the 1940 census for District 73-25 (Lucasville) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 10, 1940), Jesse Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #151, he's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 79 years old. He's living by himself and daughter Nora is in house #154.

      The children of MIRANDA BLAIR and JESSE CAUDILL are:

      1. NORA DELPHIA CAUDILL, b. March 28, 1885, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 3, 1959, Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio, buried in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio, m. WALTER CONLEY.
      2. DORA ETTA CAUDILL, b. May 1887, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. Scioto County, Ohio, m. EDWARD HARWOOD. He was b. 1893, d. 1937.
      3. FLORA LEE CAUDILL, b. December 6, 1888, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. 1953, m. LEONARD BRADSHAW. He was b. 1885.
      4. VERLIE GREEN CAUDILL, b. January 5, 1892, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. 1918, m. MABEL JANE HARWOOD. She was b. 1890, d. December 1950.
      5. CORA FRANCES CAUDILL, b. May 31, 1893, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WALTER WILLIS DUNLAP. He was b. August 29, 1980, Scioto County, Ohio, d. October 22, 1950.
      6. ALONZO ZEPHANIAH "LONNIE" CAUDILL, b. January 1899, Kentucky, m. FAYE HARWOOD. She was b. 1901.

      (This information comes from Joseph Eugene Conley, Pat Williams, and other sources)







    MANDA BLANTON, daughter of CLAUDIE BLANTON and FLOSSIE M. REED, was born October 20, 1917 in Win, Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 27, 2001 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Cantrell Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married BURNS "NIG" CANTRELL, son of THOMAS CANTRELL and JULIA LOVE. He was born May 7, 1916 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 26, 1977 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Cantrell Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Manda Blanton and her sister Ruie married brothers.

    According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Manda Blanton was born October 20, 1917 in Johnson County to Flossie Reed.

    According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Burns Cautrell was born May 7, 1916 in Johnson County to Julie Love.

    According to her obituary, Manda Blanton Cantrell (age 84), daughter of the late Claudie and Flossie Reed Blanton, was born October 20, 1917 in Win, Kentucky, died October 27, 2001 at home in Oil Springs, and was buried in Cantrell Cemetery in Oil Springs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burns "Nig" Cantrell. She was survived by 2 sons, Dean Cantrell (of Springfield, Ohio) and Ford Cantrell (Oil Springs); 1 daughter, Mary Ann Flaker (Oil Springs); 3 brothers, Bill Blanton (Oil Springs), Bob Blanton (Paintsville), and Bert Blanton (Paintsville); 1 sister, Neva Bayes (Flat Gap); 10 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to his obituary, Burns Cantrell (age 61), son of Tom and Julie Love Cantrell, was a resident of Oil Springs and an oil field worker. He was born May 5, 1916 in Johnson County, died December 26, 1977 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by his wife, Manda Blanton Cantrell; 3 son, Eldors Cantrell (of Oil Springs); Ford Cantrell (Springfield, Ohio), and Dean Cantrell (Springfield, Ohio); 2 daughters, Mary Ann McKenzie (Springfield, Ohio) and Gaynell Digiancano (Springfield, Ohio); 2 brothers, Burl Cantrell, Sr. (Oil Springs) and Bryan Cantrell (Oil Springs); 2 sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Cantrell (Dayton, Ohio) and Mrs. Hazel Cochran (Wittensville); and 6 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

      The children of MANDA BLANTON and NIG CANTRELL are:

      1. GAYNELL CANTRELL, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) DIGIANCANO.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gaynell Cantrell was born in Johnson County to Mandie Blanton.
      2. HENRY FORD CANTRELL, b. December 12, 1946, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 17, 2010, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DEBORAH (unknown last name).
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Henry F. Cantrell was born December 12, 1946 in Johnson County to Mondie Blanton.
        According to his obituary, Henry F. Cantrell (age 63), son of the late Burns "Nig" and Manda Blanton Cantrell, was a coal core driller. He was born December 12, 1946 in Johnson County, died April 17, 2010 at home in Oil Springs, and was buried in Cantrell Cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by his wife, Deborah Cantrell; 2 sons, Patrick Cantrell (of Oil Springs) and William Cantrell (Oil Springs); 2 daughters, Beth Stambaugh (of Stambaugh) and Crystal Stidham (Wayne, Oklahoma); 1 brother, Dean Cantrell (Springfield, Ohio); 1 sister, Mary Anna Flaker (Oil Springs); and 5 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
      3. EMERSON D. CANTRELL, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Emerson D. Cantrell was born in Johnson County to Mandie Blanton.
      4. MARY ANN CANTRELL, m. (1) (unknown first name) MCKENZIE, m. (2) (unknown first name) FLAKER.
        Notes: Mary Ann's name is listed as Mary Ann McKenzie in her father's obituary when he died in 1977, and as Mary Ann Flaker in her mom's when she died in 2001.
      5. DEAN CANTRELL.







    ANNA MEADE, daughter of NEWCARIOUS "KALA" LITTERAL and JOHN RIGGS MEADE, was born about 1910 in Kentucky. She married OZIE WEBB, son of LEANDER WEBB and DONA SALYER, about 1926. He was born about 1908 in Kentucky.

    Notes: Dona Salyer's maiden name was determined by finding the birth record transcripts of several of her children; James Webb (1912), Dorothy Webb (1914), Lindsey Webb (1916), George Webb (1918), Woody Webb (1921), Gloria Webb (1926), and Gladys Webb (1928).

    On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1910), Leander Webb is listed as the head of the household for house #96, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 5 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Dona (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 23), Elin (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Osy [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 11 months).

    On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 17 & 19, 1920), Leander Webb is listed as the head of the household for house #118, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Donie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), Ozie (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), James J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Dorothy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Lindsey (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 3 months), and George (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Osie Webb is listed as the head of the household for house #172, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Anna (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 19, and James (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

      The children of ANNA MEADE and OZIE WEBB are:

      1. JAMES F. WEBB, b. 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James F. Webb was born in Johnson County to Annie Meade.
      2. ROBERT LEE WEBB, b. June 26, 1930. Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 6, 2005, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH "LIZZIE" WILLIAMS.
      3. EARNEST D. WEBB, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Earnest D. Webb was born in Johnson County to Anna Meade.
      4. LILLIAN R. WEBB, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lillian R. Webb was born in Johnson County to Anna Meade.
        There is a Ruth Webb Williams listed as a surviving sister in brother Robert's obituary and in sister Catheryn's obituary. This could be Lillian R. Webb, as no birth record could be found for Ruth.
      5. CATHERYN REBECCA WEBB, b. January 31, 1938, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 4, 2007, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WILLIS LEMASTER.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Rebecka Catheryn Webb was born January 31, 1938 in Johnson County to Annie Meade.
        According to her obituary, Catheryn Rebecca Webb Lemaster (age 69), daughter of the late Ozie and Anna Meade Webb and a resident of Flat Gap, was born January 31, 1938 in Johnson County, died February 4, 2007 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. She was survived by her husband, Willis Lemaster (of Flat Gap); 4 sons, Mike Lemaster (Flat Gap), Jimmy Lemaster (Flat Gap), Robbie Lemaster (Flat Gap), and Scottie Lemaster (Warsaw, Indiana); 1 daughter, Janice Cantrell (West Liberty); 3 brothers, Darrell Webb (Flat Gap), Charlie Webb (Oil Springs), and Larry Webb (Coal Grove, Ohio); 4 sisters, Malta Curtis (Flat Gap), Alene Combs (Russell), Ruth Williams (South Shore), and Laura Gibbs (Raceland); and 6 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
      6. MALTA WEBB, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) CURTIS.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Maltie Webb was born in Magoffin County to Ana Mead.
        Malta's name is listed as Malta Curtis in her brother Robert's obituary and also her sister Catheryn's obituary.
      7. DARRELL WEBB, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Darrel Webb was born in Johnson County to Anna Meade.
      8. KALA A. WEBB, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Kala A. Webb was born in Johnson County to Anna Mead.
        There is an Alene Webb Combs listed as a surviving sister in Catheryn Webb's obituary. This could be Kala A. Webb, as no birth record could be found for Alene. Alene Cope is listed as a surviving sister in her brother Robert's obituary.
      9. ROY R. WEBB, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Roy R. Webb was born in Johnson County to Anna Mead.
      10. LARRY D. WEBB, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Larry D. Webb was born in Johnson County to Anna Meade.
      11. CHARLES WEBB, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles Webb was born in Magoffin County to Anna Meade.
      12. LAURA WEBB, m. (unknown first name) GIBBS.
        Notes: Laura Gibbs is listed as a surviving sister in her brother Robert's obituary and her sister Catheryn's obituary.







    RUIE PENIX, daughter of MARY J. "MOLLIE" CONLEY and LEANDER C. PENIX, was born July 3, 1907 in Kentucky, and died February 8, 1998 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married EDGAR CARTY, son of MARY FAIRCHILD and JOHN MCCARTY, February 2, 1927. He was born March 26, 1901 in Kentucky, died April 15, 1980 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, and was buried in Carty Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 26 & 148 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. In that book (page 148), it says that Ruie Penix was born July 3, 1907 and married Edgar Carty on February 2, 1927. He was born March 26, 1901, died April 15, 1980, and was buried in Carty Cemetery.

    Edgar's last name changed from McCarty to Carty sometime between when the 1910 and 1920 census reports were taken. He is undoubtedly related to Nettie McCarty, who married Ruie's brother, Dennis. In 1910 Edgar is with his parents in house #17 and Nettie is with her parents in house #15.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ruie Carty was born July 3, 1907, and died February 8, 1998. She received her Social Security card in 1969 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ruie P. Carty died February 8, 1998 in Salyersville at the age of 90.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Edgar Carty was born March 26, 1901, and died in April of 1980. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Edgar Carty was born about 1901 in Kentucky, and died April 15, 1980 in Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, at the age of 79. He was married at the time of his death.

      The children of RUIE PENIX and EDGAR CARTY are:

      1. OVIE CARTY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. SUE DELL ARNETT.
      2. MOLLIE CARTY, m. OLLIE JACKSON.
      3. ERNEST CARTY, b. July 13, 1932, d. July 14, 1932.
      4. IMOGENE CARTY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. RALPH KEETON.
      5. MARLENE CARTY, m. FRED B. HALL.
      6. ARNOLD CARTY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. BETTY G. MONTGOMERY.
      7. MAXIE LOWELL CARTY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. INIS P. TAULBEE.
      8. ARLEN CARTY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. KAREN L. MINIX.
      9. JAMES EDWIN CARTY.
      10. DORSIE LEE CARTY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. LINDA LOU POWERS.
      11. BRENDA KAY CARTY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Brenda Kay Carty was born in Magoffin County to Ruie Penix.
      12. GLENDA SUE CARTY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. LABE MINIX JR.







    LOUCINA FAIRCHILD, daughter of ELIZABETH JANE CONLEY and THOMAS AARON FAIRCHILD, was born in May of 1877 in Kentucky, and died in 1938. She married HANSFORD DOCTOR "DOKE" BLANTON, son of ELIAS BLANTON and MINERVA MCCARTY, about 1902. He was born in August of 1879 in Kentucky, died March 17, 1954 in Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 26 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    When Hansford Blanton's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer, that his closest relative was Lou Sina Blanton of Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that he was born March 28, 1880. He was found to be 5 feet 10 inches tall, of stout build, and he had dark blue eyes and dark brown hair.

    According to his obituary, Hansford "Doke" Blanton (age 72), son of Elias and Manerva McCarty Blanton, was a retired farmer. He was born March 28, 1881, died March 17, 1954 at home in Kenwood, and was buried in the family cemetery. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucinda Fairchild Blanton, in 1938. He was survived by 3 sons, Lasco Blanton (of Dema), Henry Blanton (Kenwood), and Ovid Blanton (Fairborn, Ohio); 2 daughters, Mrs. Walter Curtis (Manila) and Miss Edna Blanton (Kenwood); and 2 brothers, George Blanton (Ohio) and Ed Blanton (Kenwood). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Hansford Blanton died March 19, 1954 in Johnson County at the age of 72. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

    On page 1 of the 1880 census for District 88 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1880), Elias Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #36, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Minerva (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 35), Mansford (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), James A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), John R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Wm. Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Geo. W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Elza (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Doctor (son, born in August of 1879 in Kentucky, age 10 months).

    On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Hansford Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #70, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 8 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Lucine (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 30), Lasco (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Emma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Henry F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

    On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 9 & 10, 1920), Hansford Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Lousine (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 42), Lasco (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Emma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Henry L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Edney (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Ovid C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 7 months).

    On page 19 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Hansford Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #177, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Lousina (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 52), Lasco (son, single, born in Kentucky, age 27), Henry F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Edna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Ovid C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

      The children of LOUCINA FAIRCHILD and DOKE BLANTON are:

      1. LASCO BLANTON, b. January 7, 1903, Kentucky, d. July 6, 1992, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. AUDREY SLONE.
      2. EMMA BLANTON, b. March 7, 1907, Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 28, 1970, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WALTER EARL CURTIS.
      3. HENRY FRANK BLANTON, b. July 11, 1909, Kentucky, d. October 22, 1965, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH "LIZZIE" WILLIAMS.
      4. EDNA BLANTON, b. February 9, 1914, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 9, 1980, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Edna Blanton was born February 9, 1914 in Johnson County to Causina Fairchild.
        According to her obituary, Edna Blanton (age 66), daughter of Hansford and Loucina Fairchild Blanton, was a resident of Oil Springs at the time of her death. She was born February 9, 1914 in Johnson County, died October 9, 1980 in University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington after an extended illness, and was buried in Blanton Cemetery in Oil Springs. She was survived by 1 brother, Lasco Blanton; and 4 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
      5. OVID CECIL BLANTON, b. May 16, 1917, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 11, 1967, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, m. OPAL J. VANHOOSE.







    ESTILL BLANTON, son of REBECCA FAIRCHILD and WILLIAM HENRY BLANTON, was born June 30, 1906 in Kentucky, and died December 20, 1996 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married LIZZIE PENNINGTON, daughter of HIRAM PENNINGTON and POLLY SMITH. She was born August 12, 1903 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 4, 1978 in Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Jellico, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on Estill Blanton can be found on page 26 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Estill Blanton's wife's full name was reportedly Edith "Lizzie" Pennington.

    According to his obituary, Estill "Buster" Blanton (age 90), son of the late Henry and Rebecca Fairchild Blanton, was a resident of Johnson County at the time of his death. He was born June 30, 1906, died December 20, 1996 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in the family cemetery in Jellico, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was preceded in dath by his wife, Lizzie Pennington Blanton. He was survived by 3 sons, Garvin Blanton (of West Liberty), Everett Blanton (Salyersville), and Henry Harm Blanton (Salyersville); 1 daughter, Jeanette Gamble (Red Bush); 1 sister, Carrie Conley (Wittensville); 20 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Estill Blanton was born June 30, 1906, and died December 15, 1996. His last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Estill Blanton died December 20, 1996 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, at the age of 90. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

    According to her obituary, Lizzie Pennington (age 75), daughter of Harm and Polly Smith Pennington, was born August 12, 1903 in Johnson County, died October 4, 1978 at home in Flat Fork after an extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Jelico. She was survived by her husband, Estill Blanton; 3 sons, Garvin Blanton (of West Liberty), Everett Blanton (Flat Fork), Henry Harm Blanton (Flat Fork); 2 daughters, Gracie Blanton (Flat Fork) and Jeanette Gamble (West Liberty); 2 brothers, Bill Pennington (West Liberty) and Jim Pennington (Columbus, Ohio); 4 sisters, Rosie Peters (West Liberty), Cynthia Salyers (Springfield, Ohio), Opal Lemaster (Columbus, Ohio), and Edna Jenkins (Oil Springs); 18 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lizzie Blanton was born August 6, 1905, and died in October of 1978. She received her Social Security card in 1970 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Williamsport, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 149 (Coffee) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Hiram Pendington is listed as the head of the household for house #44, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Polly (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 26), Lizzie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5 [hard to read]), Alka (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Alice (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 month).

    On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 205 (Coffee Creek) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 13 & 14, 1920), Hiram Pentington is listed as the head of the household for house #121, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), Lizzie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Alka (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Allie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Bill (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Rosa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 2 months), and Cynthia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 9 months).

      The children of ESTILL BLANTON and LIZZIE PENNINGTON are:

      1. EVERETT BLANTON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Evert Blanton was born in Johnson County to Lizzie Pennington.
      2. JEANETTE BLANTON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) GAMBLE.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jeanette Blanton was born in Johnson County to Lizzie Penington.
      3. GARVIN BLANTON.
      4. HENRY HARM BLANTON.
      5. GRACIE BLANTON.







    MARTHA J. "ALICE" CRACE, daughter of TEMPERANCE "TEMPY" CONLEY and PETER C. CRACE, was born April 5, 1876 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 31, 1945 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Beaver, Pike County, Ohio. She married (1) JAMES HIRAM FRAZIER, son of WILLIAM J. FRAZIER and ZILPHA LEMASTER, about 1893. He was born in December of 1872 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died about 1909. She married (2) JAMES P. HALL.

    Notes: James Hiram Frazier was the brother of Julia A. Frazier, Elizabeth Frazier, who married Levi Hannah, son of Nancy Fairchild and Ebenezer Scott Hannah, and Mary Ann Frazier.

    James Frazier's parents names were confirmed by finding his sister's Kentucky birth record. According to that record, Sarah Frances Frazier was born March 6, 1874 in Johnson County to Wm. J. Frazier (b. Clay County) and Zelphia Lemaster (b. Johnson County).

    According to her death certificate, Martha Crace Frazier Hall died January 31, 1945 in Paintsville Hospital from cancer of the stomach. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as April 5, 1876, her marital status as widowed, her husband as James P. Hall, her parents as Peter Crace (b. Kentucky) and Tempa Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as Alfred Frazier of Paintsville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Beaver, Ohio.

    According to her obituary, Alice Hall, widow of James T. Hall, was a native of Johnson County and a resident of Beaver, Ohio. She died January 31, 1945 in a local Johnson County hospital following an illness of 5 months, and was buried in Beaver, Ohio. She lived in Beaver with a daughter, Mrs. Julia Hall, and was visiting a son, Alfred Frazier in Staffordsville when she became ill. She was survived by 2 other children, Alex Frazier and Sanford Frazier. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    On page 17 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 10, 1880), William J. Frazier is listed as the head of the household for house #93, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Zilpha (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 44), Mary A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Henry H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), James H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Sarah F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and William E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

    On page 44 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1900), James H. Frazier is listed as the head of the household for house #329, he's a farmer, born in December of 1872 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Martha J. (wife, born in April of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 23), William A. (son, born in August of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Alfred (son, born in November of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Sanford (son, born in March of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to Martha's brother Joel's wife's family.

    On page 28 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 6, 1910), Martha J. Frazier is listed as the head of the household for house #192, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 5 are still living, and she's 37 years old. Also listed are Alexander (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Alferd (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Santferd (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Julia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Willerd (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 7 months).

    On page 22 of the 1920 census for District 30 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 23, 1920), James Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #83, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 42), Dock (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28), Sanford Frazier (step-son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), and Julia Frazier (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16).

      The children of MARTHA CRACE and JAMES FRAZIER are:

      1. WILLIAM ALEXANDER FRAZIER, b. August 1894, Kentucky.
      2. ALFRED FRAZIER, b. November 16, 1896, Win, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 14, 1978, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. TERA E. CONLEY.
      3. SANFORD FRAZIER, b. March 1898, Kentucky, d. June 6, 1968, Warren County, Ohio, m. EVA L. WARD.
      4. JULIA FRAZIER, b. 1904, Kentucky, d. April 18, 1970, Hilliard, Franklin County, Ohio, m. WILLIAM OLNEY HALL.
      5. WILLARD FRAZIER, b. May 4, 1908, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 28, 1912, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Win, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to his death certificate, Williard Frazier died May 28, 1912 in Low Gap from cerebro-spinal maningitis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as May 4, 1908, his parents as Hiram Frazier (b. Johnson County) and Martha Crace (b. Johnson County), the informant as E. J. Frazier of Win, Kentucky, and the burial place as McCarty Burial Grounds.







    JOEL H. CRACE, son of TEMPERANCE "TEMPY" CONLEY and PETER C. CRACE, was born April 27, 1873 in Kentucky, and died April 29, 1954 in Lawrence County, Kentucky. He married MARY E. BLEVINS, daughter of MARTIN BLEVINS and MARY ALMEDA LEMASTER, about 1895. She was born in November of 1876 in Kentucky.

    Notes: Mary E. Blevins was the sister of Lucina A. "Lucy" Blevins.

    Mary Almeda Lemaster was the sister of Judith Lemaster, James P. Lemaster, Zilpha Lemaster, and Thomas Lemaster.

    When Joe Crace's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia, he stated that he was a miner working for Lecky Collier in Aflex, Pike County, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Mary Crace of Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, that his permanent home address was Aflex, Pike County, Kentucky, and that he was born April 27, 1873. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Joel H. Crace died April 29, 1954 in Lawrence County at the age of 83. He was living in West Virginia at the time of his death.

    On page 3 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1880), Martin Blevins is listed as the head of the household for house #11, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 34), Jas T. [James] (born in Kentucky, age 13), Lucy A. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Henry H. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Ransom (born in Kentucky, age 7), David F. (born in Kentucky, age 6), and Mary A. (born in Kentucky, age 3).

    On pages 49 & 50 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1900), Joel H. Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #369, he's a farmer, born in April of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in November of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 23), Millard (son, born in January of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Rosa A. (daughter, born in November of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2). Mary's brother Henry is in house #366, her brother Ransom is in house #365, and her parents are in house #331.

    On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 181 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated April 2, 1910), Joel Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #122, he's working for the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 32), Millard (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Rosa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Emma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Bula (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Walter M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Venie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 3 months).

      The children of JOEL CRACE and MARY BLEVINS are:

      1. MILLARD CRACE, b. January 1896, Kentucky.
      2. ROSA A. CRACE, b. November 1897, Kentucky.
      3. EMMA CRACE, b. 1902, Kentucky.
      4. BEULAH CRACE, b. 1904, Kentucky.
      5. WALTER CRACE, b. 1907, Kentucky.
      6. VENIE CRACE, b. 1908, Kentucky.







    EDGAR WILSON BLAIR, son of JOSEPH P. BLAIR and MARY JANE MONTGOMERY, was born March 14, 1885 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 4, 1963 in Lowmansville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married SARAH BLAIR, daughter of JAMES F. BLAIR and ELIZABETH HITCHCOCK. She was born July 19, 1891 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 7, 1975 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Blair Cemetery in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: According to his obituary, Edgar Wilson Blair (age 78), son of the late Joseph and Mary Montgomery Blair and a lumberman and farmer, was born March 14, 1885 in Johnson County, died September 4, 1963 at home in Lowmansville, and was buried in Sam Blair Cemetery in Jennies Creek. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Sarah Blair, whom he married in 1908; 3 sons, Flemon Blair (of Sandy Hook), Raleigh Blair (Louisville), and Arlie Blair (Louisville); 6 daughters, Mildred Moon (Fort Lauderdale, Florida), Ada Reed (Middletown, Ohio); Glada Daniel (Elizabeth, Indiana), Mary Elizabeth Daniel (New Albany, Indiana), Vertrice Branham (Middletown), and Troyphena Brown (Elizabethtown); 2 brothers, Dave Blair (Hamilton, Ohio) and Ben Frank Blair (Miamisburg, Ohio); 2 sisters, Madge Gullett (Miamisburg) and Edna Rowland (Hamilton, Ohio); 23 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to her obituary, Sarah Blair Blair (age 83), daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Blair, was born July 19, 1891 in Johnson County, died June 7, 1975 in a local Johnson County hospital, and was buried in Blair Cemetery in Denver. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Blair. She was survived by 2 sons, Arlie Blair (of Louisville) and Raleigh Blair (Louisville); 5 daughters, Tryphena Brown (Louisville), Mary Elizabeth Daniel (New Albany, Indiana), Glada Daniel (New Middletown, Indiana), Vertrece Graham (Monroe, Ohio), and Ada Reed (Middletown, Ohio); 1 brother, Crate Blair (Denver), 24 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

      The children of EDGAR BLAIR and SARAH BLAIR are:

      1. FLEMON BLAIR.
      2. RALEIGH BLAIR.
      3. ARLIE BLAIR.
      4. MILDRED BLAIR, m. (unknown first name) MOON.
      5. ADA BLAIR, m. (unknown first name) REED.
      6. GLADA BLAIR, m. (unknown first name) DANIEL.
      7. MARY ELIZABETH BLAIR, m. (unknown first name) DANIEL.
      8. VERTRICE BLAIR, m. (unknown first name) BRANHAM.
      9. TRYPHENA BLAIR, m. (unknown first name) BROWN.







    ZOLLIE GULLETT, son of ARIZONA "ZONA" CONLEY and MALCOLM "MACK" GULLETT, was born December 23, 1913 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died January 5, 1976 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married RUTH ALBERTA MCGUIRE, daughter of JOHN MCGUIRE and LAURA BATES. She was born July 21, 1915 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and died May 10, 1979 in Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruth A. McGuire was born July 21, 1915 in Boyd County to Laura Bates.

    According to U.S. Army enlistment records, Zollie Gullett was born about 1914 in Kentucky, and enlisted on June 11, 1942 in Huntington, West Virginia, as a private. He was living in Johnson County, Kentucky at the time, he was married with one year of high school, and he was 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighed 134 pounds.

    According to his obituary, Zollie Gullett (age 63), son of the late Mack and Arizona Conley Gullett, was a disabled veteran of World War II and a resident of Paintsville. He was born December 23, 1913 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died January 5, 1976 in Veterans Administration Hospital in Lexington, and was buried in the family cemetery in Southside. He was survived by his wife, Ruth Alberta McQuire Gullett; 2 sons, Robert Allen Gullett (of Paintsville) and Charles Lee Gullett (Springfield, Massachusetts); 3 daughters, Edna Blair (Dayton, Ohio), Helen Perkins (Springfield), and Linda Cunningham (Lexington); 4 brothers, Virgil Gullett (Salem, Ohio), Mitchell Gullett (Salem), James H. Gullett (Salem), and Warren H. Gullett (Salem); 2 sisters, Nettie McFarland (Salem) and Mollie Combs (Hazard, Kentucky); and 6 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Z. Gullet was born December 1, 1914, and died in January of 1976. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Zollie Gullett died January 5, 1976 in Fayette County at the age of 61. He was living in Johnson County at the age of 61.

    According to her obituary, Ruth A. Bates Gullett (age 63), daughter of the late John Bates, was born July 23, 1915 in Boyd County, died May 10, 1979 at home in Davis Branch, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Zollie Gullett, in 1976. She was survived by 2 sons, Robert Gullett (of Paintsville) and Charles Gullett (Springfield, Massachusetts); 3 daughters, Edna Viola Blair, Linda Cunningham (Lexington), and Helen Perkins (Springfield, Ohio); 1 brother, Harry McGuire (Gallipolis, Ohio); and 8 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, R. Gullet was born July 15, 1913, and died in May of 1979. She received her Social Security card om 1967 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ruth A. Gullett died May 10, 1979 in Johnson County at the age of 63.

    On page 27 of the 1920 census for District 27 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 8, 1920), John McGuire is listed as the head of the household for house #312, he's a laborer in a tannery, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Etta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Maggie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Rita (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Harry (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    On page 17 of the 1930 census for District 10-18 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), there is a 14-year-old Ruth McGuire found living with a Howe family. Bert Howe is listed as the head of the household for house #68, he's a bus driver, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are May (wife, presser for a garment company, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 26), Frances S. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 6 months), and Ruth McGuire (single, nurse-maid for a private home, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

    On pages 58 & 59 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 27 & 29, 1940), Zollie Gullett is listed as the head of the household for house #530, he's a road construction laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Ruth (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 24), Edna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Betty Lou (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Helen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 months).

      The children of ZOLLIE GULLETT and RUTH MCGUIRE are:

      1. EDNA VIOLA GULLETT, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BLAIR.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Viola Gullett was born in Johnson County to Ruth McQuire.
      2. BETTY LOU GULLETT, b. January 5, 1937, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 19, 1963, Dayton, Montgomery County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Betty L. Gullett was born January 5, 1937 in Johnson County to Ruth McGuire.
        According to her obituary, Betty Lou Gullett (age 26), daughter of Zollie and Ruth McGuire Gullett, was born January 5, 1937, died November 19, 1963 in a hospital in Dayton after a 2 week illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Southside. She was survived by 1 son, Ernest Gullett (of Paintsville); 2 brothers, Charles Lee Gullett (Paintsville) and Robert Allen Gullett (Paintsille); and 3 sisters, Mrs. Edna Blair (Dayton), Mrs. Helen Perkins (Paintsville), and Mrs. Linda Gullett (Lexington). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
      3. HELEN J. GULLETT, b. 1940, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) PERKINS.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Helen J. Gullett was born in Johnson County to Ruth McGuire.
      4. LINDA L. GULLETT, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) CUNNINGHAM.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Linda J. Gullett was born in Johnson County to Ruth McGuire.
      5. CHARLES LEE GULLETT, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles L. Gullett was born in Johnson County to Ruth McGuire.
      6. ROBERT ALLEN GULLETT, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Robert A. Gullett was born in Johnson County to Ruth McGuire.







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