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GROVER CLEVELAND CONLEY, son of WILLIAM S. CONLEY JR. and NANCY OLIVER, was born June 18, 1893 in Kentucky, and died May 28, 1966. He married (1) EMMA JOSEPH, daughter of ELIJAH JOSEPH. He married (2) STELLA CONLEY, daughter of MARTIN CONLEY and MALINDA OWENS. She was born in July of 1898 in Kentucky. He married (3) BERTHA LOUISE POINTER. She was born about 1895 in Flatwoods, Kentucky, died about 1991 in West Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Rushtown Cemetery in Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: According to descendant William Timothy Conley, "My grandfather was Grover Cleveland Conley Sr. son of William S. Conley Jr. and Nancy Oliver. Grover was William and Nancy's 2nd born child. My grandmother was Bertha Louise Pointer. She was Grover's 3rd wife. In addition to Grover and Bertha's children she had a son named Glen Vernon Griffith by a prior marriage. My grandfather adopted him after their marriage and from that time forward he went by Glen Vernon Conley. He was their eldest child. My Grandfather also adopted a child named Kelly Conley Jr. Grover's brother Kelly Sr. died and left a son Kelly Conley Jr. Grover and Bertha took him in and adopted him."

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 14 (Springfork) in Breathitt County, Kentucky (dated May 4, 1910), Grover Conley is living with his parents and 2 families away is Emma Joseph, daughter of Elijah and Sarah Joseph. According to the book "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky", published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society, Grover Cleveland Conley's 1st wife was Emma Joseph. This Emma is born in Kentucky and 10 years old.

On page 51 of the 1920 census for District 157 (Portsmouth - Wayne Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated January 16, 1920), Grover Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #498, he's a barber, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed is Stella (wife, born in Kentucky, age 24).

On page 60 of the 1930 census for District 73-23 (Washington Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 1930), Grover C. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #643, he's a barber, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married age 24, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 35), Glen V. (son, born in Ohio, age 13), Kathleen (daughter, born in Ohio, age 8), Grover Jr. (son, born in Ohio, age 7), Helen L. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 6), William E. (son, born in Ohio, age 4), Kelly (brother, born in Kentucky, age 30), Kelly Jr. (nephew, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 4), and Laura Mullins (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 62).

    The children of GROVER CONLEY and BERTHA POINTER are:

    1. GLEN VERNON GRIFFITH CONLEY, b. 1917, Ohio, m. FRANCIS BORN.
      Notes: Glen Conley is Bertha's Pointer's son and was adopted by Grover Cleveland Conley.
    2. KATHLEEN LOUISE CONLEY, b. 1922, Ohio, m. WILLIAM HOWELL.
    3. GROVER CLEVELAND CONLEY JR., b. 1923, Ohio, m. (1) MARY PACK, m. (2) JUANITA DAVIS.
    4. HELEN LOUISE CONLEY, b. 1924, Ohio, m. FRANK E. CIRASO.
    5. KELLY CONLEY JR., b. 1926, Ohio (deceased).
      Notes: According to descendant Tim Conley, "Kelly Conley Jr. (dec) - adopted son of Grover Sr. and Bertha - Kelly Jr. was the eldest son of Kelly Conley Sr. who was Grover's brother."
    6. WILLIAM EDWARD CONLEY, b. 1925, Ohio, m. MARGARET PAULINE NOEL.
    7. CHARLES CONLEY (died at birth).

    (This information comes from Michael Conley, Tim Conley, and other sources)







WILLIAM EDWARD CONLEY, son of GROVER CLEVELAND CONLEY and BERTHA LOUISE POINTER, was born in 1925 in Ohio. He married MARGARET PAULINE NOEL. She was born in 1930 in Ohio.

Notes from son Mike Conley: "My dad was a WWII Navy veteran (Petty Officer 2nd Class) and served in the So. Pacific with the Seabee's island hoping as they took ground, built, runways for the Marine bomber groups and continued to move on. He was on Guam when the A-bombs were dropped on Japan and the rest is history.

    The children of WILLIAM CONLEY and MARGARET NOEL are:

    1. WILLIAM TIMOTHY CONLEY, m. CRI CRI HARRIS.
    2. BEVERLY KAY CONLEY, m. STEVEN MITCHELL MIGNEREY.
    3. CATHY ELAINE CONLEY, m. DOUGLAS EUGENE COLEMAN.
    4. MICHAEL LEE CONLEY, m. KIMBERLY RENEE CHAMBERLAIN.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







GEORGE CONLEY, son of DAVID CONLEY and MARGARET RAMEY, was born September 9, 1905 in Kentucky, died April 11, 1972 in Knott County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Ball Fork, Knott County, Kentucky. He married STELLA THOMAS. She was born February 11, 1908 in Knott County, Kentucky, died April 7, 2004 in Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Ball Fork, Knott County, Kentucky.

    The children of GEORGE CONLEY and STELLA THOMAS are:

    1. CHANDLER CONLEY, b. July 18, 1927, Knott County, Kentucky, d. May 4, 2008, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, m. PARROT DELORES COMBS.
    2. FLOSSIE CONLEY, b. March 7, 1931, Knott County, Kentucky, d. November 11, 2001, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, buried in Ball Fork, Knott County, Kentucky, m. (1) RAY TERRY, m. (2) (unknown first name) FORD.
    3. SHREDO CONLEY, b. May 26, 1933, Knott County, Kentucky, d. February 16, 2006, Harrod, Allen County, Ohio, m. RALPH NICKLES.
    4. FREMAN CONLEY, m. DOROTHY DANNER.
    5. LARCENIE CONLEY, m. GWINDLE TERRY.
    6. CLEMON CONLEY, m. (1) EMMAGENE COMBS, m. (2) BARBARA (unknown last name).
    7. EVELYN CONLEY, m. ERNEST THOMPSON.
    8. ANCIL CONLEY, m. BRENDA SHORT.
    9. NORMAN CONLEY, m. SHIRLEY HAYNES.
    10. BERNEICE CONLEY, m. MICHAEL RAY HOLLIDAY.

    (This information comes from George Holliday)







MITCHELL CONLEY, son of DAVID CONLEY and MARGARET RAMEY, was born June 5, 1907 in Knott County, Kentucky, and died March 10, 1979 in Knott County, Kentucky. He married FLORA THOMAS, daughter of BRYANT T. THOMAS and AMANDA COLLINS, December 11, 1928. She was born March 9, 1911 in Knott County, Kentucky, died December 15, 1972 in Knott County, Kentucky.

    The children of MITCHELL CONLEY and FLORA THOMAS are:

    1. OCIE CONLEY, b. December 27, 1932, Knott County, Kentucky, d. April 16, 1998, Newport News, Virginia.
    2. EDITH CONLEY, b. September 3, 1929, Knott County, Kentucky, d. December 24, 1990, Newport News, Virginia.
    3. BARBARA CONLEY, b. Knott County, Kentucky.
    4. HILLARD CONLEY, b. Knott County, Kentucky.
    5. ALLEN CONLEY, b. Knott County, Kentucky.
    6. COLLEEN CONLEY, b. Knott County, Kentucky.
    7. ANNIS CONLEY.
    8. SHIRLEY CONLEY.

    (This information comes from George Holliday)







CHANDLER CONLEY, son of GEORGE CONLEY and STELLA THOMAS, was born July 18, 1927 in Knott County, Kentucky, and died May 4, 2008 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. He married PARROT DELORES COMBS, September 14, 1950. She was born in Kentucky.

    The children of CHANDLER CONLEY and PARROT COMBS are:

    1. CHARLES RAY CONLEY, b. Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, m. DONNA RATCLIFF.
    2. PATSY CONLEY, m. STEVE CAMP.
    3. BRIAN CONLEY, m. DAWN FUCHS.
    4. JOSEPH L. CONLEY, m. ROBIN NESTOR.
    5. CAROL A. CONLEY, m. NICHOLAM ARDIZZONE.

    (This information comes from George Holliday and Jaime Conley Kramer)







FLOSSIE CONLEY, daughter of GEORGE CONLEY and STELLA THOMAS, was born March 7, 1931 in Knott County, Kentucky, died November 11, 2001 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Ball Fork, Knott County, Kentucky. She married (1) RAY TERRY. He was born March 27, 1927, died March 28, 1988 in Cook County, Illinois, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Ball Fork, Knott County, Kentucky. She married (2) (unknown first name) FORD.

    The children of FLOSSIE CONLEY and RAY TERRY are:

    1. KENNETH TERRY.
    2. VICKI TERRY.

    (This information comes from George Holliday)







SHREDO CONLEY, daughter of GEORGE CONLEY and STELLA THOMAS, was born May 26, 1933 in Knott County, Kentucky, and died February 16, 2006 in Harrod, Allen County, Ohio. She married RALPH NICKLES, November 10, 1951. He was born July 15, 1933, and died December 16, 1974 in Lima, Allen County, Ohio.

    The children of SHREDO CONLEY and RALPH NICKLES are:

    1. LARRY NICKLES, m. LYDIA (unknown last name).
    2. REVIS NICKLES, m. BETH (unknown last name).
    3. JERRY NICKLES, m. DEBI (unknown last name).
    4. RANDY NICKLES, m. AVA (unknown last name).
    5. MARVIN NICKLES, m. CINDY (unknown last name).
    6. MARCINE NICKLES.
    7. DEBBIE NICKLES.

    (This information comes from George Holliday)







FREMAN CONLEY, son of GEORGE CONLEY and STELLA THOMAS, married DOROTHY DANNER.

    The children of FREMAN CONLEY and DOROTHY DANNER are:

    1. LUCKY CONLEY.
    2. BONNIE CONLEY.
    3. BUDDY CONLEY.
    4. NANCY CONLEY.
    5. JIMMY CONLEY.
    6. ALLEN CONLEY.

    (This information comes from George Holliday)







LARCENIE CONLEY, daughter of GEORGE CONLEY and STELLA THOMAS, married GWINDLE TERRY.

    The children of LARCENIE CONLEY and GWINDLE TERRY are:

    1. STELLA ANN TERRY.
    2. RICKY TERRY.

    (This information comes from George Holliday)







CLEMON CONLEY, son of GEORGE CONLEY and STELLA THOMAS, married (1) EMMAGENE COMBS. He married (2) BARBARA (unknown last name).

    The children of CLEMON CONLEY and EMMAGENE COMBS are:

    1. CLEO CONLEY.
    2. JANET CONLEY.

    The child of CLEMON CONLEY and BARBARA (unknown last name) is:

    1. SHAUN CONLEY, m. JENNIFER HAFERD.

    (This information comes from George Holliday)







EVELYN CONLEY, daughter of GEORGE CONLEY and STELLA THOMAS, married ERNEST THOMPSON.

    The children of EVELYN CONLEY and ERNEST THOMPSON are:

    1. ERNEST THOMPSON JR.
    2. ERIC THOMPSON.
    3. DONNA THOMPSON.
    4. BRENDA THOMPSON.
    5. GRETA THOMPSON.

    (This information comes from George Holliday)







ANCIL CONLEY, son of GEORGE CONLEY and STELLA THOMAS, married BRENDA SHORT.

    The children of ANCIL CONLEY and BRENDA SHORT are:

    1. SHAWN CONLEY.
    2. SELENA CONLEY.

    (This information comes from George Holliday)







NORMAN CONLEY, son of GEORGE CONLEY and STELLA THOMAS, married SHIRLEY HAYNES.

    The children of NORMAN CONLEY and SHIRLEY HAYNES are:

    1. RUSSELL CONLEY.
    2. ANTHONY CONLEY.
    3. NORMAN CONLEY, m. BECKY THOMAS.

    (This information comes from George Holliday)







BERNEICE CONLEY, daughter of GEORGE CONLEY and STELLA THOMAS, married MICHAEL RAY HOLLIDAY, son of MACK HOLLIDAY and VERNA MAE WARD.

    The children of BERNEICE CONLEY and MICHAEL HOLLIDAY are:

    1. GEORGE MICHAEL HOLLIDAY, met RICK HARRISON TINSLEY.
    2. JEFFREY JAMES HOLLIDAY, m. KRISTY DUFF.
    3. TONYA LYNN HOLLIDAY, m. WAYNE DELPH.

    (This information comes from George Holliday)







TONYA LYNN HOLLIDAY, daughter of BERNEICE CONLEY and MICHAEL RAY HOLLIDAY, married WAYNE DELPH.

    The children of TONYA HOLLIDAY and WAYNE DELPH are:

    1. WESTON DELPH.
    2. JARED DELPH.
    3. KADEN DELPH.
    4. KALEB DELPH.
    5. ADAM DELPH.

    (This information comes from George Holliday)







DARLENE CONLEY, daughter of ROBERT CONLEY and HATTIE PATTON, married MANUEL SLONE.

    The children of DARLENE CONLEY and MANUEL SLONE are:

    1. SHERRY SLONE.
    2. DEBORAH SLONE.

    (This information comes from Cathy Conley and George Holliday)







LENORA "NORA" GULLETT, daughter of ARIZONA "ZONA" CONLEY and MALCOLM "MACK" GULLETT, was born November 28, 1905 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died September 22, 1970 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. She married OSCAR COLVIN, son of JOHN M. COLVIN and SARAH C. COLLINS, April 12, 1924 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born April 24, 1890 in Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died in November of 1953.

Notes: According to their marriage certificate, Oscar Colvin (single, b. Johnson County, age 28), son of John and Sarah Collins Colvin, married Nora Gullett (b. Magoffin County, age 19), daughter of Mac and Zona Conley Gullett, on April 12, 1924 in Paintsville.

When Oscar Colvin'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 teamster in Paintsville, Kentucky, that he was single, and that he was born April 24, 1890 in Manila, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light brown hair.

According to her death certificate, there was an unnamed female baby who was stillborn on January 28, 1936 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. Also on this certificate, her parents are listed as Oscar Colvin (b. Kentucky) and Nora Gullett (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Oscar Colvin of Paintsville.

According to her obituary, Nora Gullett Colvin, daughter of Arizonia Gullett and the late Mack Gullett, was born November 28, 1905 in Salyersville, and died September 22, 1970 in a Cleveland, Ohio hospital from a heart condition. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Colvin, 16 years prior. She was survived by 2 sons, Bob Colvin (of Cleveland) and Wade Colvin (Cleveland); 2 daughters, Mrs. Pauline Zyla (Cleveland) and Mrs. Mary Louise Dreager (Cleveland); 6 brothers, Virgel Gullett (Salem, Ohio), Mitchell Gullett (Salem), James Gullett (Salem), Warren Gullett (Fort Lauderdale, Florida), Henry Gullett (Lexington, Kentucky), and Zallie Gullett (Paintsville, Kentucky); 2 sisters, Mrs. Nettie McFarland (Salem) and Mrs. Molly Combs (Fort Lauderdale); 10 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Nora Colvin was born November 28, 1905, and died in September of 1970. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Nora Colvin was born about 1906, and died September 22, 1970 in Cleveland Metro Health in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, age the age of 64. She was widowed and living in Cleveland at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Oscar Colvin was born April 24 [no year], and died in November of 1953. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky.

On page 30 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Oscar Colvin is listed as the head of the household for house #113, he's a teamster doing hauling, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 33, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 24), Pauline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Mary L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Bobby Joe (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 27 of the 1940 census for District 58-1B (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1940), Oscar Colvin is listed as the head of the household for house #285, he's a caretaker in a livestock market, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has no formal education, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Kentucky, no formal education, age 46), Francis P. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Mary L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Bobby Joe (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

    The children of NORA GULLETT and OSCAR COLVIN are:

    1. FRANCIS PAULINE COLVIN, b. 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ZYLA.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Frances Pauline Colvin was born in Johnson County to Lenora Gullett.
    2. MARY LOUISE COLVIN, b. 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) DREAGER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary L. Colvin was born in Johnson County to Nora Gullett.
    3. BOBBY JOE COLVIN, b. 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bobby J. Colvin was born in Johnson County to Nora Gullett.
    4. WADE M. COLVIN, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wade M. Colvin was born in Johnson County to Nora Bullett.







JOHN M. COLVIN, son of MARY ANN "POLLY" MAHAN and ASA COLVIN, was born February 23, 1854 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 16, 1928 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married SARAH C. COLLINS, daughter of GRIFFIN COLLINS and RACHEL ANN COLLINS, December 23, 1881 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born May 17, 1865 in Virginia, died August 5, 1930 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Huff Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, John M. Colvin was born February 23, 1854 in Johnson County to Asa Colvin and Pollyan Mahann.

According to their marriage certificate, Griffin Collins married Rachel Ann Collins on March 17, 1858 in Rutledge, Grainger County, Tennessee.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, John M. Colvin (age 27) married Sarah C. Collins (age 17) on December 23, 1881 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, John M. Colvin died May 16, 1928 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "I saw this man about 6 ms before death - he had nephritis - he had no Doctor in final sickness. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as April 28, his marital status as married, his occupation as laborer, his parents as Zarri Colvin (b. Kentucky) and Polly Fairchilds (b. Kentucky), the informant as Oscar Colvin of Paintsville, and the burial place as the family cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Sarah Collins Colvin died August 5, 1930 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "General Debility Followed by Pneumonia." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Virginia, her birth date as May 17, 1873, her marital status as widowed, her husband as John Colvin, her parents as Griffith Collins (b. Virginia) and Rachel Collins (b. Tennessee), and the informant as Mary Jackson of Paintsville.

According to her obituary, Mrs. John Colvin died August 5, 1930 at home in East Paintsville, after being ill for the previous 2 years, and was buried in Huff Cemetery. She was survived by 2 sons, Herschel Colvin (of Paintsville) and Oscar Colvin (Paintsville); and 2 daughters, Mrs. C. P. Lacey (Bradford, Pennsylvania) and Mrs. Mary Jackson (Paintsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 2 of the 1870 census for Robinson in Wise County, Virginia (dated July 20, 1870), Griffin Collins is listed as the head of the household for house #11, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Rachael (born in Tennessee, age 26), Nelson (born in Virginia, age 11), Sarah (born in Virginia, age 5), Mary (born in Virginia, age 4), and William S. (born in Virginia, age 2).

On page 39 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1880), Rachel Collins is listed as the head of the household for house #237, she's a washerwoman, divorced, born in Tennessee, father born in Tennessee, mother born in North Carolina, and she's 35 years old. Also listed are Sarah C. (daughter, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, age 17), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, age 13), William S. (son, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, age 11), Calvin P. (son, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, age 9), Hulda A. (daughter, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, age 7), and Franklin P. (son, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, age 2).

On page 20 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1900), John Colvin is listed as the head of the household for house #176, he's a farmer, born in February of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in May of 1865 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 18 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 3 are still living, age 35), Oscar (son, born in April of 1891 of Kentucky, age 9), Mary Lou (daughter, born in December of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), and Martha (daughter, born in January of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 65 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), John M. Colvin is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a cross tie inspector in a lumber yard, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 23 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 5 are still living, age 45), Oscar (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Hershel (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Venice (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 29 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1920), John Colvin is listed as the head of the household for house #55, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 66 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 51), Oscar (son, single, laborer, born in Kentucky, age 27), Martha (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), Hershel (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Venice (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15).

On pages 27 & 28 of the 1930 census for District 58-1 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Sarah Colvin is listed as the head of the household for house #225, she's not working, widowed, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and she's 59 years old. Also listed are Mary Jackson (daughter, widowed, cook in a restaurant, born in Kentucky, age 34), Lenda Lee Jackson (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), and Mary Caldwell (roomer, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 34).

    The children of JOHN COLVIN and SARAH COLLINS are:

    1. OSCAR COLVIN, b. April 24, 1890, Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 1953, m. LENORA "NORA" GULLETT.
    2. MARY LOU COLVIN, b. December 1892, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) JACKSON.
    3. MARTHA COLVIN, b. January 1893, Kentucky.
    4. HERSHEL COLVIN, b. 1901, Kentucky.
    5. VENICE COLVIN, b. 1904, Kentucky.







WILLIAM LUTHER LEMASTER, son of SUSANNA CRACE and WILLIAM B. LEMASTER, was born September 23, 1893 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died June 9, 1968 in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio. He married (1) LEONA RITCHIE, daughter of SUSANNA A. CONLEY and GEORGE W. RITCHIE, about 1920. She was born about 1902 in Kentucky, and died September 9, 1938 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. He married (2) MARY MCROBERTS on July 10, 1961.

Notes: Information on Luther Lemaster can be found on page 154 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

When William Luther Lemaster's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer working for "father - H. C. Lemaster" (presumably working for both of them - H. C. Lemaster being his uncle) at home in Lawrence County, that he was single, and that he was born September 23, 1893 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had brown eyes and dark brown hair.

When William Luther Lemaster's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, he stated that he was employed by Everett Rittenour in Piketon, Pike County, that his closest relative was Rena Mae Lemaster, and that he was born September 23, 1893 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 11 inches tall, he weighed 160 pounds, and he had brown eyes, brown hair, and a dark complexion.

According to his Ohio Obituary Index on ancestry.com, William Luther Lemaster, son of William and Susanna Lemaster, was born September 23, 1893, and died June 9, 1968 in Waverly, Ohio, at the age of 74. He was first married to Leona Ritchie, and then married Mary McRoberts on July 10, 1961.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Luther Lemaster was born September 23, 1893, and died in June of 1968. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, William L. Lemaster was born about 1894, and died June 9, 1968 in Pike County Hospital Medical Center in Pike County at the age of 74. He was married at the time of his death.

According to Ohio death records, Leona Lemaster died September 9, 1938 in Portsmouth, Scioto County. Her name is listed next to her mother-in-law's.

On pages 4 & 5 of the 1920 census for District 126 (Louisa) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated February 7, 1920), William B. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #39, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Susan (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 54), Luther (son, married, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 24), Leona Lemaster (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Zilpha Blair (sister-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Margie Blair (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Patrick Blair (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Tobia Blair (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), and Alka Blair (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 64-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), W. Louther Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 27, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Leona (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 26), Rena M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), James R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Cornelius H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8 months), William B. Lemaster Sr. (father, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 62), Susanne Lemaster (mother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 62), and Patrick Blair (cousin, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 24).

    The children of LUTHER LEMASTER and LEONA RITCHIE are:

    1. RENA MAE LEMASTER, b. February 10, 1921, Lawrence County, Kentucky, d. January 6, 1988, Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, m. EDWIN A. MURRAY.
    2. JAMES RAY LEMASTER, b. 1923, Kentucky.
    3. WILLIAM LEMASTER, b. January 8, 1927, Lawrence County, Kentucky, d. about 1996.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William L. Master was born January 8, 1927 in Lawrence County to Leona Richie.
    4. CORNELIUS HARVEY "HARVEY" LEMASTER, b. July 8, 1929, Lawrence County, Kentucky, d. September 1, 2015, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Wakefield, Pike County, Ohio, m. JEWELL A. LYONS, June 16, 1963.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Cornelius H. Lemaster was born July 8, 1929 in Lawrence County to Leona Ritchie.
      His obituary:
      "Cornelus Harvey Lemaster, 86 of Camelin Hill Road, Chillicothe, Ohio died 6:40 p.m. Tuesday 1 September 2015 in Kobacker House, Columbus, Ohio.
      "He was born 8 July 1929 in Louisa, Kentucky the son of the late William Luther Lemaster and Leona (Ritchie) Lemaster. On 16 June 1963 Cornelus was united in marriage to Jewell A. (Lyons) Lemaster, who survives.
      "Also surviving are a son, Duane H. Lemaster of Chillicothe, Ohio, two daughters, Melanie S. Tuttle and husband Scott of Orient, Ohio and Kelly L. Pack and husband Michael of Beaver, Ohio, twelve grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
      "He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Sharon Cannon, two sisters, Mae Murray and Suzanne Strausbaugh and two brothers, William and Ray Lemaster.
      "Cornelus was a member of the Bainbridge Assembly of God, a retired employee of Waverly Wal-Mart and a U.S. WWII Army Veteran.
      "Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, 5 September 2015 at the BOYER FUNERAL HOME in Waverly with Pastor Rick Shepherd and Pastor Rick Mason, officiating. Burial will follow in Bailey Chapel Cemetery, Piketon, Ohio with graveside military services being conducted by the Ross County Veterans Honor Guard, Chillicothe, Ohio.
      "Friends may call at the Boyer Funeral Home 6 8 p.m. Friday and from 9:00 a.m. until the service hour on Saturday."
    5. SUZANNA LEMASTER, b. May 20, 1935, Lawrence County, Kentucky, d. January 8, 1981, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, buried in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, m. (1) JAMES NEIL COOPER, m. (2) HERMAN G. STRAUSBAUGH JR.

    (This information comes from Michael Cooper and other sources)







OLLIE CONLEY, son of WILLIAM HARLAND CONLEY and ELIZABETH A. MCCARTY, was born February 22, 1896 in Lakeville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died July 31, 1981 in Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana, and is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana. He married LUCINDA "CINDA" COMBS, daughter of WILLIAM P. COMBS and DULCENA CAMPBELL, about 1920. She was born October 17, 1902 in Kentucky, died August 14, 1984 in Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana, and is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 350 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to his death certificate, Willie Combs died March 21, 1937 in Royalton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, after being struck by a train on December 2, 1936. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as August 20, 1892, his marital status as married, his wife as Hazel Combs, his occupation as deputy sheriff, his parents as W. P. Combs (b. Kentucky) and Delcena Campbell (b. Kentucky), the informant as Hazel Combs of Salyersville, Kentucky, and the burial place as May Cemetery.

When Ollie Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer, that he was single, and that he was born February 22, 1896 in Lakeville, Kentucky. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had brown eyes and brown hair.

A photo of their headstone shows that Ollie Conley lived from February 22, 1896 to July 31, 1981, and that Cinda L. Conley lived from October 17, 1902 to August 14, 1984.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ollie Conley there was an Ollie Conley who born February 23, 1895, and died in August of 1984. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Cinda Conley was born October 17, 1901, and died in August of 1984. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana.

On pages 17 & 18 of the 1910 census for District 101 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 2 & 3, 1910), William P. Combs is listed as the head of the household for house #159, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 35 years, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Dellcina (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 12 children and 11 are still living, age 52), Rosalia Murphy (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 22), Cassana Combs (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Willie Combs (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Vernon Combs (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Jasper Combs (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Lucinda Combs (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Gracy Murphy (daughter [sic], born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3), and Jessie Murphy (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 68 (Salyersville) Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 19, 1920), William P. Combs is listed as the head of the household for house #142, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Dulsena (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 61), and Cinda L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 77-2 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Ollie Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #127, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Cinda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 29), Doscia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Orpha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Edith (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 1 month).

On page 22 of the 1940 census for District 77-2 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1940), Olie Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #179, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Sindia (wife, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 38), Doshia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Edith (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Irvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Olie Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6). They are living next to Cinda's widowed sister-in-law, Hazel.

    The children of OLLIE CONLEY and CINDA COMBS are:

    1. DOSHIA CONLEY, b. 1922, Kentucky.
    2. ORPHA CONLEY, b. 1925, Kentucky.
    3. EDITH CONLEY, b. 1928, Kentucky.
    4. IRVIN CONLEY, b. 1932, Kentucky.
    5. OLLIE CONLEY, JR., b. 1934, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ollie J. Conley was born in Magoffin County to Cenda Combs.







JAMES PELPHREY, son of ALEXANDER F. PELPHREY and AILSEY LEMASTER, was born about 1814 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died April 19, 1889 in Floyd County, Kentucky. He married MARY DEAN, daughter of AMES DEAN and ABIGAIL (unknown last name), about 1833 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She was born about 1814 in Virginia, and died about 1897 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: On page 51 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated September 5, 1850), James Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #334, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Mary (born in Virginia, age 35), John W. (born in Kentucky, age 15), Clarinda (born in Kentucky, age 14), Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 12), Alexander J. (born in Kentucky, age 10), Samantha F. (born in Kentucky, age 8), James M. (born in Kentucky, age 5), Angeline (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 18 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 20, 1860), James Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #752, he's a farmer and [unreadable], born in Kentucky, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Mary (born in Virginia, age 46), Semantha H. (born in Kentucky, age 18), James M. (born in Kentucky, age 15), Angalin (born in Kentucky, age 13), Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 12), and Eliphus D. (born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 30 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 10, 1870), James Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #213, he's a farmer and merchant, born in Kentucky, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Mary (born in Virginia, age 55), Samantha (born in Kentucky, age 27), Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 21), Eliphas (born in Kentucky, age 17), and Elihu Mullins (born in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 11 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), James Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house 86, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 66), and Eliphus Bayes (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8). Also in this house, but listed as a separate family, is daughter Mary and her family.

    The children of JAMES PELPHREY and MARY DEAN are:

    1. JOHN W. PELPHREY, b. 1834, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. MARGARET DAY.
    2. CLARINDA PELPHREY, b. February 1836, Kentucky, m. JOHN M. HITCHCOCK.
    3. SARAH PELPHREY, b. 1838, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM A. BAYES.
    4. ALEXANDER JEFFERSON PELPHREY, b. 1839, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. before 1900, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. NAOMA SALYER.
    5. SAMANTHA F. PELPHREY, b. 1841, Kentucky.
    6. JAMES M. PELPHREY, b. 1844, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. AMANDA WILLIAMS. She was b. 1843.
    7. ANGELINE PELPHREY, b. 1846, Kentucky.
    8. MARY E. PELPHREY, b. February 1849, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 1897, buried in Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. REUBEN A. FAIRCHILD.
    9. ELIPHUS DEAN PELPHREY, b. 1853, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH AGNES "SARAH" MIDDAUGH, December 17, 1873, Johnson County, Kentucky. She was b. 1855, Ohio.

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







BERTHA TRIMBLE, daughter of CLARINDA FRANCES SPRADLIN and JOHN MARK TRIMBLE, was born about 1879 in Kentucky, and died in 1908. She married CRATON FRANKLIN "CRATE" DAVIS, son of JOHN D. DAVIS and LOURANA WEBB, December 10, 1896 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born March 17, 1872 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 7, 1950 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Davis Cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. Crate Davis m. (2) GILLIE FAIRCHILD, daughter of MARY E. PELPHREY and REUBEN A. FAIRCHILD, November 25, 1909 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born September 7, 1879 in Kentucky, died October 15, 1945 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 351 & 493 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on page 553 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

Crate Davis was the brother of Cora Alice Davis and Victoria Davis.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, John D. Davis (age 31) married Lousana Webb (age 23) on July 17, 1869 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, C. F. Davis (age 23) married Birtlia Trimble (age 17) on December 10, 1896 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, C. F. (Crate) Davis (2nd marriage, parents b. Johnson County, age 36) married Gilley Fairchild (parents b. Johnson County, age 28) on November 25, 1909 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, Crate Franklin Davis died December 7, 1950 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from cardiac failure, myocarditis, and senility. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as March 17, 1872, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as farmer, his parents as John D. Davis and Lurena Webb, the informant as Mrs. Vera Williams, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Flat Gap.

According to his obituary, Crate Davis (age 77), son of the late John D. and Louraine Webb Davis, was a native and prominent resident of Johnson County. He was born March 17, 1873, died October 7, 1950 at home in Flat Gap, and was buried in Davis Cemetery in Flat Gap. He was was first married to Berta Trimble, who preceded him in death in 1908. He later married Gillie Fairchild, who died in 1945. He was survived by 3 sons, Virgil Davis (of Ashland), Burgess Davis (Dayton, Ohio), and Elmon Davis (Flat Gap); 3 daughters, Mrs. Elva McKenzie (St. Albans, West Virginia), Mrs. Ethel Rice (South Shore, Kentucky), and Mrs. Vera Williams (Jackson, Ohio); 2 brothers, Dan Davis (Manila, Kentucky) and Vint Davis (Oil Springs); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Betty Blanton (Staffordsville) and Mrs. Victoria Reed (Staffordsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Crate F. Davis died December 7, 1950 in Johnson County at the age of 78. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Gillie Fairchild died October 15, 1945 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from cancer of the liver. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 7, 1881, her marital status as married, her husband as Crate Davis (age 73), her parents as Ruben Fairchild (b. Kentucky) and Mary Pelphrey (b. Kentucky), the informant as Elmon B. Davis of Flat Gap, and the burial place as Flat Gap.

According to her obituary, Gillie Fairchild Davis (age 64), daughter of Reuben and Mary Pelfrey Fairchilds, died October 15, 1945 at home in Flat Gap, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was survived by her husband, C. E. Davis; 2 sons, Burgess Davis (of Dayton, Ohio) and Sgt. Elmon Davis (U.S. Army); 1 daughter, Lillian Davis; 1 granddaughter, Linda Sue Davis; 3 sisters, Mrs. Sallie Evans (Keaton, Kentucky), Mrs. Flory Lemaster (Flat Gap, Kentucky), and Mrs. Lillian Cantrell (Fuget, Kentucky); and the following step-children: Elva Davis McKenzie (Logan, West Virginia), Ethel Davis Rice (South Shore, Kentucky), Vera Williams (Columbus, Ohio), and Virgil Davis (Flat Gap). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Gillie Davis died October 15, 1945 in Johnson County at the age of 64. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 11 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), John D. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #60, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Lorana (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 33), Cora A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Craton (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Victoria (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Daniel (son, born in July of 1879 in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On page 2 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 13, 1900), Crate [hard to read] Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #12, he's a farmer, born in March of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in August of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 21), Elva (daughter, born in September of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), Ethel (daughter, born in April of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), Leon B. Caudill (brother-in-law, married, runs a grist mill, born in August of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, age 23), Della Caudill (sister-in-law, married, born in February of 1880 in Kentucky, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 20), Viletta Caudill (niece, born in December of 1896 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3), and Rolla Salyer (servant, farm laborer, born in May of 1887 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 74 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 10, 1910), Craton F. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #166, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 0 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Gilley (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 28), Elva (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), Vera (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), and Virgil (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 6 & 7, 1920), Crate F. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #72, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Gillie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Verie (daughter, born in Kentucky, agew 18), Virgil (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Burgis R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Elmon B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Lillie V. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 58-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1930), Craton F. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #138, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Gillie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 29, age 48), Burgess (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Elmon B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Lillie V. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 58-10 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1940), Crate F. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #4, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Gillie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 59), Elmon B. (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 2 years of college, age 23), and Lillie V. (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 3 years of high school, age 21).

    The children of BERTHA TRIMBLE and CRATE DAVIS are:

    1. ELVA DAVIS, b. September 27, 1897, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 22, 1995, Texas City, Galveston County, Texas, buried in Logan, Logan County, West Virginia, m. ROSCOE CALVIN MACKENZIE.
    2. ETHEL DAVIS, b. March 23, 1897, Kentucky, d. March 23, 1972, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, m. JOHN WALTER "WALTER" RICE.
    3. VERA DAVIS, b. 1902, Kentucky, m. OSCAR LONDONIE "LUNDA" WILLIAMS.
    4. PARIS VIRGIL "VIRGIL" DAVIS, b. February 9, 1904, Kentucky, d. September 12, 1968, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. STELLA CANTRELL.

    The children of CRATE DAVIS and GILLIE FAIRCHILD are:

    1. BURGESS RAY DAVIS, b. 1911, Kentucky.
    2. ELMON B. DAVIS, b. December 17, 1916, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 4, 1995, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. FLORA DAVIS, daughter of MILLARD ALBRITTON DAVIS and TRINVILLA PACK. She was b. May 1, 1918, Davisville, Lawrence County, Kentucky, d. September 14, 2007, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Elmon B. Davis was born December 17, 1916 in Johnson County to Gillie Fairchild.
      According to his obituary, Elmon B. Davis (age 78), son of the late Crate F. and Gillie Fairchild Davis, was "retired from Citizens National Bank, a veteran of Foreign Ward, Flat Gap Masonic Lodge #616, El Hasa of Ashland, Johnson County Apple Board member, Foothills rural Telephone board member, past county treasurer, library board member, historical society member and former Johnson County school teacher." He was born December 17, 1916 in Johnson County, died October 4, 1995 at home in Flat Gap, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Flora Davis; 3 daughters, Linda Miller (of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), Sandra Chenault (Flat Gap), and Jeanie Ferguson (Flat Gap); 1 brother, Burgess Davis (Dayton, Ohio); 5 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to her obituary, Flora Davis Davis (age 89), daughter of the late Millard Albritton and Trinvilla Pack Davis, was born May 1, 1918 in Davisville, died September 14, 2007, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmon Davis; and her brothers and sisters. She was survived by 3 daughters, Linda Davis Miller (of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), Sandra Davis Chenault (Shelbyville), and Elma Jean Davis Ferguson (Flat Gap); 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. LILLIAN V. "LILLIE" DAVIS, b. January 23, 1919, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Elmon B. Davis was born January 23, 1919 in Johnson County to Gillia Fairchild.







ELVA DAVIS, daughter of BERTHA TRIMBLE and CRATON FRANKLIN "CRATE" DAVIS, was born September 27, 1897 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 22, 1995 in Texas City, Galveston County, Texas, and is buried in Highland Memory Garden in Logan, Logan County, West Virginia. She married ROSCOE CALVIN MACKENZIE, son of MERIDA MCKENZIE and SARAH A. KAZEE. He was born November 10, 1897 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died January 25, 1972 in Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Merdia McKenzie (age 25) married Sarah A. Kozee on February 19, 1897 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was a Mable L. MacKenzie who was born August 16, 1922 in Lawrence County to an Elva Davis.

When Roscoe Calvin MacKenzie's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, he stated that he was a school teacher in Buena Vista, Scioto County, that his closest relative was Elva MacKenzie of Buena Vista, and that he was born November 10, 1897. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes and light-colored hair.

When Roscoe Calvin MacKenzie's World War I draft registration card was filled out on March 9, 1943 in Chesapeake, Lawrence County, Ohio, he stated that he was working for Miss Ruth MacKenzie of Chesapeake, that the person who would always know his address was Mrs. Elva MacKenzie of Chesapeake, and that he was born November 10, 1897 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was found to be 68 inches tall, he weighed 155 pounds, and he had blue eyes, gray hair, a light complexion, and a scar on his upper left arm.

According to her obituary, Elva Davis MacKenzie (age 97), was a self-employed tailor. She was born September 27, 1897 in Flat Gap, died May 22, 1995 at home in Texas City, Texas, and was buried in Highland Memory Garden in Logan, West Virginia. She was survived by 1 daughter, Ruth MacKenzie Graham (of Texas City); 2 brothers, Burgess Ray Davis (Dayton, Ohio) and Elmon Davis (Flat Gap); 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Elva Mackenzie was born September 27, 1897, and died May 22, 1995. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Texas City, Galveston County, Texas.

According to Texas death record transcripts, Elva Mackenzie died May 22, 1995 in Galveston County.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Roscoe C. MacKenzie died January 25, 1972 in Boyd County at the age of 74. He was living in West Virginia at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Roscoe Mackenzie was born November 10, 1897, and died in January of 1972. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Logan, Logan County, West Virginia.

On page 19 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1900), Thomas McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #157, he's a farmer, widowed, born in April of 1833 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Merida (son, married, farmer, born in February of 1872 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, age 28), Sarah (wife, born in March of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 23), Roscoe (grandson, born in November of 1897 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2), and Manda E. (granddaughter, born in November of 1899 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

On page 22 of he 1910 census for District 75 (Red Bush) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 5, 1910), Merida McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #167, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 13 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Sarah A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 33), Rosco (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Manda L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Golda M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Aurther J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Willie H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Virgie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 135 (Nile Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated January 2, 1920), Roscoe C. Mackenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #12, he's a public school teacher, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Elva (wife, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), Marida (father, widowed, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 47), Goldie (sister, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), William (brother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), May (sister, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Tera (sister, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), and Earl (brother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 45-7 (Springville) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), John W. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's a welder in a car shop, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Ethel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 30), Ibel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Walter Jr. (son, born in Ohio, age 7), Mary E. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 5), Virgel A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 1 month), Elva McKinzie (sister-in-law, married, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 33), and Ruth M. McKinzie (niece, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 9 of the 1940 census for District 10-14 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1940), Roscoe MacKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #216, he's a salesman for an insurance company, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Greenup County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has 3 years of high school, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Elva (wife, saleslady in a dress shop, born in Kentucky, 1 year of high school, age 42), and Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, 2 years of college, age 20).

    The child of ELVA DAVIS and ROSCOE MACKENZIE is:

    1. RUTH MACKENZIE, b. 1920, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) GRAHAM.







JOHN E. RICE, son of ANDREW JACKSON RICE and REBECCA LEMASTER, was born July 23, 1856 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 17, 1936, and is buried in Salyer Cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married MARY E. STAPLETON, daughter of ELIZABETH "BETSY" WILLIAMS and CHARLES STAPLETON, December 10, 1885 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born February 11, 1863 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 27, 1943 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Salyer Cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on John Rice can be found on page 454 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John E. Rice was born July 23, 1856 in Johnson County to Andrew J. Rice and Rebecca Lemaster.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, John E. Rice (age 29) married Mary M. Stapleton (age 23) on December 10, 1885 in Johnson County.

A photo of their headstone shows that John E. Rice lived from July 20, 1856 to May 17, 1936, and that Mary Rice lived from February 11, 1863 to January 27, 1943.

According to his death certificate, John E. Rice died May 17, 1936 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from arterioschlerosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Paintsville, Kentucky, his birth date as July 23, 1856, his marital status as married, his wife as Mary Stapleton Rice, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Andrew J. Rice (b. Kentucky) and Rebecca Lemaster (b. Kentucky), the informant as Marion Rice of Flat Gap, and the burial place as Salyer Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John E. Rice died May 17, 1936 in Johnson County at the age of 79.

According to her death certificate, Mary Stapleton Rice died January 27, 1943 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Flat Gap, her birth date as unknown, her husband as John E. Rice (deceased), her parents as Charlie Stapleton (b. Johnson County) and Elizabeth Williams (b. Johnson County), the informant as B. H. Blanton of Ohio, and the burial place as Hendrick Salyer Cemetery.

According to her obituary, Mary E. Rice (age 79) was born February 11, 1863 in the western part of Johnson County, where she lived her entire life, and died January 27, 1943. She married John Rice on December 10, 1885. He was born July 23, 1856 in the same part of the county, and died May 17, 1936. They had 11 children, 4 boys and 7 girls, and the 3 youngest children died in infancy. She was survived by Marion Rice (of Flat Gap), Mrs. B. H. Blanton (Chillicothe, Ohio), Mrs. Ollie Daniel (Quincy, Washington), Mrs. Lessie Williams (Red Bush, Kentucky), Walter Rice (South Shore, Kentucky), Bessie Rice (Flat Gap), Rhoda Rice (Flat Gap), and Bruce Rice (Flat Gap).

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mary Rice died January 27, 1942 [mistake] in Johnson County at the age of 79. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 19 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), John Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #126, he's a farmer, born in July of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in February of 1863 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 37), Francis M. (son, born in February of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Cora E. (daughter, born in May of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Ollie (daughter, born in May of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Bessie (daughter, born in November of 1890 in Kentucky, 9), Rhoda (daughter, born in June of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Malissa (daughter, born in October of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), John Walter (son, born in March of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), Manford B. (son, born in December of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), and Albert McKenzie (servant, single, farm laborer, born in March of 1878 in Kentucky, age 22).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 74 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), John E. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #29, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 24 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 8 are still living, age 46), F. Marion (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Cora (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Olla (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Bessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Rhoda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Malissa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), John Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Manford B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 5, 1920), John P. Rice [hard to read] is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 56), Marion (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 32), Ollie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 29), Bessie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 27), Rhoda (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 25), and Bruce (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 20).

On page 36 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1930), John E. Rice is listed as the head of thehousehold for family #337, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 29, and he's 73 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 67), Marion (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 42), Bessie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 35), Rhoda (daughter, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 33), and Bruce (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 29).

On page 16 of the 1940 census for District 58-11 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1940), Mary Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #114, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has a 7th grade education, and she's 77 years old. Also listed are Frances Marion (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 4th grade education, age 52), Bessie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 4th grade education, age 46), Rhoda (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 4th grade education, age 44), Manford Bruce (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 7th grade education, age 38), and Flora Lemasters (servant, widowed, house worker for a private family, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, 4th grade education, age 64).

    The children of JOHN RICE and MARY STAPLETON are:

    1. FRANCIS MARION RICE, b. February 23, 1887, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 27, 1961, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Francis marion Rice (age 74), son of John E. and Mary Stapleton Rice, was a lifelong resident of Flat Gap, a farmer, and a veteran of World War I. He was born February 23, 1887 in Johnson County, died June 27, 1961 in a local hospital, and was buried in Salyer Cemetery. He was survived by 2 brothers, Walter Rice (of South Shore, Kentucky) and Bruce Rice (Flat Gap); and 4 sisters, Ollie Woodard (Portsmouth, Ohio), Bessie Rice (Flat Gap), Rhoda Rice (Flat Gap), and Mrs. Fred Williams (Red Bush, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. CORA E. RICE, b. May 1888, Kentucky, m. BRANCH HIGGINS BLANTON.
    3. OLLIE RICE, b. May 1889, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) WOODARD.
    4. BESSIE RICE, b. December 1, 1890, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 11, 1962, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Bessie Rice (age 71), daughter of the late John E. and Mary Stapleton Rice, was a lifelong resident of Johnson County. She was born December 1, 1890, died January 11, 1962 at home in Flat Gap, and was buried in Salyer Cemetery. She was survived by 2 brothers, Walter Rice (of South Shore, Kentucky) and Bruce Rice (Flat Gap); and 3 sisters, Miss Rhoda Rice (Flat Gap), Mrs. Fred Williams (Red Bush, Kentucky), and Mrs. Ollie Woodard (Portsmouth, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    5. RHODA RICE, b. June 19, 1893, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 26, 1988, Perry County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELSIE SALYER. He died in December of 1978.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Rhoda Rice Salyer (age 95), daughter of John and Mary Stapleton Rice, was born June 19, 1893 in Johnson County, died in December of 1988 with the funeral services being held on December 28 in Paintsville, and was buried in Salyer Cemetery in Flat Gap. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elsie Salyer in December of 1978. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Rhoda R. Salyer died December 26, 1988 in Perry County at the age of 95. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.
    6. MALISSA RICE, b. October 1895, Kentucky, m. FRED WILLIAMS. He d. 1981.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Fred Williams (age 84), was a retired employee of the State of Kentucky, and a resident of Westerville, Ohio, at the time of his death. He died in 1981 in a Riverside Hospital, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Melissie Rice Williams; 2 sons, Edgel Williams (of Toledo, Ohio) and O. D. Williams (Columbus, Ohio); 5 daughters, Olive Bailey (Kentucky), Mrs. Elza Lyons (Westerville), Nancy L. Porath (Grandview Heights), Mrs. James Keller (Florida), and Mrs. Thomas Ruff (Grove City, Ohio); 1 brother, Dola Williams; 23 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    7. JOHN WALTER "WALTER" RICE, b. March 23, 1897, Kentucky, d. March 23, 1972, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, m. ELVA DAVIS.
    8. MANFORD BRUCE "BRUCE" RICE, b. December 25, 1898, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 31, 1964, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Bruce Rice (age 65), son of John E. and Mary Stapleton Rice, was a farmer who had spent his entire life at Flat Gap, Kentucky. He was born December 25, 1898, died August 31, 1964 in a local hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery in Flat Gap. He was survived by 1 brother, Walter Rice (of South Shore, Kentucky); and 3 sisters, Rhoda Rice (Flat Gap), Mrs. Fred Williams (Red Bush, Kentucky), and Mrs. Ollie Woodard (Portsmouth, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







ETHEL DAVIS, daughter of BERTHA TRIMBLE and CRATON FRANKLIN "CRATE" DAVIS, was born in April of 1898 in Kentucky, and died May 18, 1988 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. She married JOHN WALTER "WALTER" RICE, son of JOHN E. RICE and MARY E. STAPLETON, about 1918. He was born March 23, 1897 in Kentucky, and died March 23, 1972 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: When John Walter Rice's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer, that his closest relative was John E. Rice of Flat Gap, Kentucky, that he was born March 23, 1897, and that his father was born in Johnson County. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ethel Rice died May 18, 1988 in Ohio at the age of 89. She was living in Greenup County, Kentucky, at the time of her death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ethel Rice was born about 1899 in Kentucky, and died May 18, 1988 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 89. She was widowed at the time of her death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, John W. Rice was born about 1897, and died March 23, 1972 in Southern Ohio Medical Center-Mercy in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 75. He was married at the time of his death.

On page 33 of the 1920 census for District 156 (Wayne Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated January 19, 1920), John W. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #331, he's a steel worker in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Ethel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), and Etra I. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 3 months). They are living next to John's sister, Lissie, and his brother, Bruce.

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 45-7 (Springville) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), John W. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's a welder in a car shop, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Ethel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 30), Ibel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Walter Jr. (son, born in Ohio, age 7), Mary E. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 5), Virgel A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 1 month), Elva McKinzie (sister-in-law, married, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 33), and Ruth M. McKinzie (niece, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 9 of the 1940 census for District 45-6 in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), Walter Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a welder for the railroad, born in Kentucky, he was living in Taylor, Greenup County, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Ethel (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 30), Edith (daughter, born in Ohio, age 15), Albis (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Louise (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Anna M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7).

    The children of ETHEL DAVIS and WALTER RICE are:

    1. ETRA IBEL RICE, b. 1918, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Etra I. Rice was born in Johnson County to Ethel Davis.
    2. JOHN WALTER "WALTER" RICE JR., b. 1923, Ohio.
    3. MARY EDITH RICE, b. 1925, Ohio.
    4. VIRGIL ALBIS RICE, b. 1927, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Alvas V. Rice was born in Greenup County to Ethel Davis.
    5. RUBY LOUISE RICE, b. 1930, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruby S. Rice was born in Greenup County to Ethel Davis.
    6. ANNA MAE RICE, b. 1932, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Annamae Rice was born in Greenup County to Ethel Davis.







VERA DAVIS, daughter of BERTHA TRIMBLE and CRATON FRANKLIN "CRATE" DAVIS, was born about 1902 in Kentucky. She married OSCAR LONDONIE "LUNDA" WILLIAMS, son of ALBERT C. WILLIAMS and TENNESSEE DILES. He was born July 24, 1899 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 22, 1935 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Albert C. Williams (age 18) married Tennessee Diles on September 1, 1898 in Johnson County.

When Oscar Lunday Williams' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Flat Gap, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Albert C. Williams of Flat Gap, and that he was born July 24, 1899. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

A photo of his headstone shows that Lunda Williams lived from July 24, 1899 to July 22, 1935.

According to his death certificate, Oscar Londonie Williams died July 22, 1935 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from acute exacerbation of chronic Brights disease. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Flat Gap, Kentucky, his birth date as July 24, his marital status married, his wife as Mrs. Vera Williams, his occupation as truck driver for Indian Refining Company, his parents as Albert Williams (b. Flat Gap) and Tennie Diles (b. Blaine, Kentucky), the informant as Albert Williams, and the burial place as Flat Gap.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Oscar L. Williams died July 22, 1935 in Boyd County at the age of 35.

On page 30 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), Albert C. Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #225, he's a farmer, born in January of 1881 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 1 year, and he's 19 years old. Also listed are Tennessee (wife, born in November of 1878 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 1 year, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 21), and Lundy (son, born in July of 1899 in Kentucky, age 10 months.

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Lyon) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1910), Albert C. Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #166, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 11 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Tenny (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 31), Lunda O. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Mary M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Hugh Collin [Hugh Collins] (servant, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17).

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 12 & 13, 1920), Albert C. Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #141, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Tennessee (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 41), Lunda O. (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), and Mary M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 10-13 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Oscar Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #65, he's an oil and gas truck driver, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Vera (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 28), Margaret (daughter, born in Ohio, age 8), Berta (daughter, born in Ohio, age 6), Albert C. (son, born in Ohio, age 3 years 6 months), Virgil R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 2 months), and Milton Prater (boarder, single, laborer in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22).

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 58-10 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), Vera Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #34, she's the recreation leader for the W.P.A. Recreation Project, widowed, born in Kentucky, she was living in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, and she's 34 years old. Also listed are Berta Lee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Albert C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Virgil Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 11). They are living next to Vera's half-brother, Burgess.

    The children of VERA DAVIS and LUNDA WILLIAMS are:

    1. MARGARET WILLIAMS, b. 1921, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was an Edna M. Williams who was born in Johnson County to a Vera Davis.
    2. BERTA LEE WILLIAMS, b. 1923, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Berta L. Williams was born in Johnson County to Vera Davis.
    3. ALBERT C. WILLIAMS, b. 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hebert C. Williams was born in Johnson County to Vera Davis.
    4. VIRGIL RAY WILLIAMS, b. 1929, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Virgil R. Williams was born in Johnson County to Vera Davis.







STELLA CANTRELL, daughter of MCCOY "COY" CANTRELL and AMANDA BELLE ESTEP, was born April 16, 1915 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 26, 2002 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married (1) PARIS VIRGIL "VIRGIL" DAVIS, son of BERTHA TRIMBLE and CRATON FRANKLIN "CRATE" DAVIS. He was born February 9, 1904 in Kentucky, died September 12, 1968 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married (2) CARL BLEVINS.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Stella Cantrill was born April 16, 1915 in Johnson County to Manda Estep.

According to Kentucky birth records, Paris V. Davis was born February 9, 1904 in Johnson County to Crate Davis (b. Johnson County) and Bertha Trimble.

According to her obituary, Stella Cantrell Blevins (age 86), daughter of the late Coy and Manda Belle Estep Cantrell, was a retired Boyd County High School cafeteria manager. She was born April 16, 1915 in Johnson County, died January 26, 2002 in Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, and was buried in Rose Hill Burial Park. She was preceded in death by 2 husbands, P. V. Davis and Carl Blevins; 1 brother, Ellis Cantrell; and 1 sister, Malta Marsh. She was survived by 1 son, James P. Davis (of Ashland); 1 daughter, Berta VanHoose Hensley (Cannonsburg); 2 sisters, Mae Bond (Mount Pleasant, Michigan) and Minita Gelander (Mount Pleasant, Michigan); 2 grandchildren, Amy Davis Smith (Ashland) and Lori Vanhoose Daniel (Paintsville); and 1 great-grandson, Mason Daniel (Paintsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Stella C. Davis was born April 16, 1915, died January 26, 2002, and was buried in Plot EE in Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum, and that Paris Virgil Davis was born February 9, 1904, died September 12, 1968, and was buried in Plot EE of the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Stella C. Blevins was born April 16, 1915, and died January 26, 2002. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Michigan, and her last place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Paris Davis was born February 9, 1904, and died in September of 1968. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Paris V. Davis died September 12, 1968 in Boyd County at the age of 64. He was living in Boyd County at the time of his death.

On page 4 of the 1940 census for District 58-10 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 6, 1940), Virgil Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a school bus driver, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Stella (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 24), Berta Belle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and James P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of STELLA CANTRELL and VIRGIL DAVIS are:

    1. BERTA BELLE DAVIS, b. 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown first name) VANHOOSE, m. (2) (unknown first name) HENSLEY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Berta B. Davis was born in Johnson County to Stella Cantrill.
    2. JAMES P. DAVIS, b. 1938, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James P. Davis was born in Johnson County to Stella Cantrell.







DELLA TRIMBLE, daughter of CLARINDA FRANCES SPRADLIN and JOHN MARK TRIMBLE, was born in February of 1880 in Kentucky, and died June 30, 1971 in Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio. She married (1) LEONARD B. CAUDILL on April 9, 1896 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born in August of 1876 in Kentucky. She married (2) ARTHUR HUBBARD. He was born about 1897 in Virginia.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 351 & 493 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Leonard Caudill (age 19) married Della Trimble (age 16) on April 9, 1896 in Johnson County.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Della Hubbard was born about 1880, and died June 30, 1971 in Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital in Wadsworth, Medina County, at the age of 91. She was married and living in Medina County at the time of her death.

On page 2 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 13, 1900), Crate [hard to read] Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #12, he's a farmer, born in March of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in August of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 21), Elva (daughter, born in September of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), Ethel (daughter, born in April of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), Leon B. Caudill (brother-in-law, married, runs a grist mill, born in August of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, age 23), Della Caudill (sister-in-law, married, born in February of 1880 in Kentucky, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 20), Viletta Caudill (niece, born in December of 1896 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3), and Rolla Salyer (servant, farm laborer, born in May of 1887 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 28 of the 1940 census for District 52-28 (Wadsworth) in Medina County, Ohio (dated May 2, 1940), Arther Hubbard is listed as the head of the household for house #275, he's a laborer, born in Virginia, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Della (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 58).

    The child of DELLA TRIMBLE and LEONARD CAUDILL is:

    1. VILETTA CAUDILL, b. December 1896, Kentucky.







LINDSEY TRIMBLE, son of CLARINDA FRANCES SPRADLIN and JOHN MARK TRIMBLE, was born April 18, 1881 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 13, 1912 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married FLORA HORN, daughter of THOMAS HORN and MARY E. COMBS. She was born in June of 1886 in Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 350 & 493 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on page 553 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

Flora Horne was the sister of Albert Horne, who married Dora Johnson, daughter of William H. Johnson and Arminta Sowards.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Thomas Horn Jr. (2nd marriage, age 27) married Mary E. Combs (age 17) on May 15, 1872 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, Lindsey Trimble died July 13, 1912 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Peritonitis - Perforation of bowels." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as April 18, 1881, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as J. M. Trimble (b. Johnson County) and Clarenda Spradlin (b. Johnson County), the informant as J. M. Trimble of Barnetts Creek, and the burial place as Barnetts Creek.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lindsey Trimble died July 13, 1912 in Johnson County at the age of 31.

On page 12 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Thomas Horn is listed as the head of the household for house #106, he's a farmer, born in April of 1847 in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, married for 28 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in February of 1851 in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, married for 28 years, she's given birth to 11 children and 10 are still living, age 49), Albert (son, born in January of 1880 in Kentucky, age 20), William W. (son, born in September of 1883 in Kentucky, age 15), Florra (daughter, born in June of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Stella (daughter, born in February of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Jessie (daughter, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Eva (daughter, born in May of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), and Letisha (daughter, born in April of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), Lindsey Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #63, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 5 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 23), Fay (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 19, 1920), Flora Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #91, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 34 years old. Also listed are Fay (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Anna May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8).

    The children of LINDSEY TRIMBLE and FLORA HORN are:

    1. FAYE TRIMBLE, b. December 31, 1906, Kentucky, d. August 10, 1977, Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio, m. WARREN SALYER.
    2. WAYNE TRIMBLE, b. 1909, Kentucky.
    3. ANNA MAY TRIMBLE, July 31, 1911, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Anna Trimble was born July 31, 1911 in Johnson County to Floria Horn.







FAYE TRIMBLE, daughter of LINDSEY TRIMBLE and FLORA HORN, was born December 31, 1906 in Kentucky, and died August 10, 1977 in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio. She married WARREN SALYER, son of JAMES MONROE SALYER and ELLA VANHOOSE, about 1925. He was born October 14, 1904 in Kentucky, and died March 28, 1976 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: James Monroe Salyer was the son of Benjamin F. Salyer and Sarah Francis O'Brian.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Fay Salyer was born December 31, 1906, and died in August of 1977. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Faye T. Salyer was born about 1907, and died August 10, 1977 in a long-term care facility in Warren County at the age of 70. She was widowed at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Warren Salyer was born October 14, 1904, and died in March of 1976. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Haverhill, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Warren Salyer was born about 1905, and died March 28, 1976 in Southern Ohio Medical Center-Mercy in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 71. He was married and living in Scioto County at the time of his death.

On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 101 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 2 & 3, 1910), James M. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #158, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 30), Malvery (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Warren (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Bracken Salyer (servant, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38).

On pages 9 & 10 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 14 & 15, 1920), J. M. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #77, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 41), Malvory (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Warn (son, born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 73-11 (Jefferson Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 10, 1930), Warren Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #34, he's a bottom builder in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Taye [sic] (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 23), Geraldene (daughter, born in Ohio, age 3), and William J. (son, born in Ohio, age 2).

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 73-6 (Green Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 2, 1940), Warren Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #5, he's a crane operator in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, he was living in New Boston, Ohio, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Faye (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 33), Geraldine (daughter, born in Ohio, age 13), William (son, born in Ohio, age 12), Georgine (daughter, born in Ohio, age 9), and Robert (son, born in Ohio, age 4).

    The children of FAYE TRIMBLE and WARREN SALYER are:

    1. GERALDINE SALYER, b. 1927, Ohio.
    2. WILLIAM J. SALYER, b. 1928, Ohio.
    3. GEORGINE SALYER, b. 1931, Ohio.
    4. ROBERT SALYER, b. 1936, Ohio.







MARVILLA BLANTON, daughter of JAMES BLANTON and FARLINA LEAR HENSLEY, was born in October of 1866 in Kentucky. She married GEORGE W. ADAMS, son of JACKSON ADAMS and GLATHA REFFITT, November 18, 1886 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born in September of 1866 in Kentucky.

Notes: On page 46 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1900), George W. Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #397, he's a farmer, born in September of 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Marvilla (wife, born in October of 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 33), Lula (daughter, born in April of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Alonzo (son, born in April of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Maud (daughter, born in March of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Maggie (daughter, born in February of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Deelunce (son, born in April of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Hunnewell) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), George Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 23 years, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Marvalia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 43), Lula A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 22), Lonnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Maudie E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Maggie A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Delena (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Goldie L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Nora E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2). Marvilla's parents are in house #27.

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 105 (Hunnewell) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1920), George Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #21, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Marvala (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 53), Delene (son, single, farm hand, born in Kentucky, age 21), Goldie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Nora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Alonzo (son, married, farm hand, born in Kentucky, age 29).

On page 8 of the 1930 census for District 73-22 (Vernon Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 15, 1930), George Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 63 years old. Also listed is Myra (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 63).

On page 4 of the 1940 census for District 73-26 (Vernon Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 4, 1940), George Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #31, he's a farm worker, born in Kentucky, he was living in "McGoffin" County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has a 1st grade education, and he's 74 years old. Also listed are Marvina (wife, born in Kentucky, 1st grade education, age 73), Nora Lander (daughter, widowed, dress washer, born in Kentucky, she was living in Greenup County, Kentucky, in 1935, 4th grade education, age 31), Elizabeth Marie Lander (granddaughter, born in Ohio, she was living in Scioto County, Ohio, in 1935, age 14), Virgil Lander (grandson, born in Kentucky, he was living in Boyd County, Kentucky, in 1935, age 11).

    The children of MARVILLA BLANTON and GEORGE ADAMS are:

    1. LULA A. ADAMS, b. April 1888, Kentucky.
    2. ALONZO ADAMS, b. April 2, 1891, Kentucky, d. August 4, 1925, Alcorn, Greenup County, Kentucky, buried in Old Field Cemetery, Greenup County, Kentucky.
    3. MAUD E. ADAMS, b. March 1893, Kentucky.
    4. MAGGIE A. ADAMS, b. February 1896, Kentucky.
    5. DELENA ADAMS, b. April 1898, Kentucky.
    6. GOLDIE L. ADAMS, b. 1901, Kentucky.
    7. JAMES ADAMS, b. 1904, Kentucky.
    8. NORA E. ADAMS, b. 1908, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) LANDER.







CHARLES FLEMING CONLEY, son of JAMES HAYDEN CONLEY and CYNTHIA ELLEN RICE, was born September 26, 1873 in Rockhouse, Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 17, 1952 in Rockhouse, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married ROSE MCFARLAND, daughter of ARMINTA E. "MINTIE" RICE and WILLIAM M. MCFARLAND, February 10, 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born November 22, 1883 in Scott County, Virginia, died May 10, 1965 in Rockhouse, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 317 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on page 490 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 Charles F. Conley married Rose McFarland, and that their children were Roy Conley (single), Rhuie Conley (married Roby Horne), Earl Conley (married a Fairchild), "?" Conley (married a Dixon), and James Conley (single).

Charles F. Conley's brother, Lindsey, married Rose McFarland's sister, Emily Caroline.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Charley Conley (age 26), married Rosa McFarland (age 17) on February 10, 1900 in Johnson County.

When Charles Fleming Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Paintsville, that his closest relative was Rose Conley of Paintsville, and that he was born September 26, 1873. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and light-colored hair.

According to his death certificate, Charlie Conley died May 17, 1952 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from coronary thrombosis and chronic congestive heart failure. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date August 9, 1873, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as James H. Conley and Ellen Rice, the informant as Orville Conley, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Staffordsville.

According to his obituary, Charlie Conley, son of James H. and Ellen Rice Conley, was born in 1873 in Rockhouse, Kentucky, died May 17, 1952 at home in Rockhouse after an illness of 6 months, and was buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County. He was survived by his wife, whom he married in 1901; 4 sons, Ray Conley (Rockhouse), Earl Conley (Rockhouse), Orville Conley (Mt. Sterling), and James Conley (Rockhouse); 1 daughter [unnamed]; 3 brothers, Frank J. Conley (Paintsville), Lindsey Conley (Chesapeake, Ohio), and Fonzo Conley (Rockhouse); and 3 sisters, Mrs. Ray Turner (Turners Branch), Mrs. Lonza Conley (Catlettsburg), and Mrs. Sola Trimble (Barnetts Creek). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Charlie Conley died May 17, 1952 in Johnson County at the age of 78. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Rose McFarland Conley, daughter of Bill and Arminta Rice McFarland, was a lifelong resident of Rockhouse, Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born November 22, 1883, died May 10, 1965 at home in Rock House, and was buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charley Conley, in 1952. She was survived by 3 sons, Ray Conley (Rock House), Arvil Conley (Mt. Sterling), and James Conley (Raceland); 1 daughter, Mrs. Robie Horn (Rock House); 3 sisters, Ina Pelphrey (Paintsville), Norma Brown (Salyersville), and Nellie Stanley (Wheelersburg, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Rose Conley died May 10, 1965 in Johnson County at the age of 81. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 12 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Charley Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #104, he's a farmer, born in September of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 0 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed is Rosa (wife, born in November of 1883 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 0 years, she hasn't had any children, age 16).

On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25 & 26, 1910), Charles F. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #133, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Rose (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 26), Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Ruie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Earl (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Bessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Orville (son, born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 30 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 20, 1920), C. F. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #18, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Rose (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Ray W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Rouey (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Earl (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Bessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Arvil (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), James H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5 years 2 months).

On page 42 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1930), C. F. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #227, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 46), Ray (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 29), and James H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 7 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), Charlie Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 66 years old. Also listed are Rose (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 56), Ray (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 39), James (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 35), and Minnie McCloud (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 3rd grade education, age 85).

    The children of CHARLIE CONLEY and ROSE MCFARLAND are:

    1. RAY W. CONLEY, b. December 31, 1901, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 22, 1987, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Ray W. Conley (age 85), son of Charlie and Rose McFarland Conley, was born December 31, 1901 in Johnson County, died February 22, 1987 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Conley Cemetery. He was surviveed by 1 brother, James Conley (of Nicholasville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. ROUIE CONLEY, b. August 20, 1902, Rockhouse, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 11, 1972, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Rockhouse, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ROBIE HORNE.
    3. EARL CONLEY, b. September 16, 1904, Rockhouse, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 4, 1970, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ETHEL FAIRCHILD.
    4. BESSIE ELLEN CONLEY, b. February 28, 1907, Kentucky, d. December 3, 1943, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELMER DIXON.
    5. ORVILLE F. CONLEY, b. October 4, 1909, Kentucky, d. January 15, 1976, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky, m. LORA BLAIR.
    6. JAMES H. CONLEY, b. November 3, 1914, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 31, 1997, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. AVA GERALDINE "JEWELL" MOLES, daughter of OTTO MOLES and GERTRUDE WEBB. She was b. October 9, 1931, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. January 7, 2015, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his obituary, James Conley (age 82), son of the late Charlie E. and Rose McFarland Conley, was a retired C & O Railroad conductor and a resident of Nicholasville, Kentucky, at the time of his death. He was born November 3, 1914 in Johnson County, died unexpectedly in St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington on August 31, 1997, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Ava Geraldine Moles Conley; 2 sons, Lowell C. Conley (of Nicholasville) and Harry M. Conley (Valparaiso, Indiana); 1 daughter, Dianna Lynn Conley Lucas and her husband Roy Lucas (Valparaiso); and 4 grandchildren, Chris Conley and Faith Ann Conley (Nicholasville), Roy E. Lucas II and Eric Shawn Lucas (Valparaiso). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to her obituary, Ava G. "Jewell" Moles Conley (age 83), daughter of the late Otto and Gertrude Webb Moles, was a resident of Nicholasville at the time of her death. She was born October 9, 1931 in Floyd County, died January 7, 2015 in St. Joseph Hospital, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Conley. She was survived by 2 sons, Harry Milton Conley (of Valparaiso, Indiana) and Lowell Curtis Conley (Nicholasville); 1 daughter, Dianna Lynn Lucas (Valparaiso); 3 sisters, Marguerite Roberts (Wittensville), Nancy Lancaster (Nicholasville), and Dottie Kestner (Paintsville); 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







ELMER SHERMAN TRIMBLE, son of CLARINDA FRANCES SPRADLIN and JOHN MARK TRIMBLE, was born June 23, 1886 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died January 27, 1972 in Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio. He married (1) TERA M. BARNETT, daughter of JOHN BLAIR BARNETT and BARBARA ELLENDER "ELLEN" MCKENZIE, January 26, 1911 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born June 29, 1886 in Kentucky, and died in February of 1986 in Dayton, Rhea County, Tennessee. He married (2) BLANCHE (unknown last name) about 1928. She was born about 1896 in West Virginia. He married (3) ADDA (unknown last name). She was born about 1904 in Kentucky. Tera Barnett married (2) SAM STONE.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 351 & 493 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on page 553 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, E. S. Trimble (teacher, age 23) married Terra Barnett (age 19) on January 26, 1911 in Johnson County.

When Elmer Sherman Trimble's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Wenatchee, Washington, he stated that he was a jeweler work in Wenatchee, that he was married, and that he was born June 23, 1886 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

According to Tennessee marriage records, Sam Stone and Tera Barnett were married on June 18, 1956 in Crossville, Cumberland County.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, E. Trimble was born June 23, 1886, and died in January of 1972. He received his Social Security card in 1952-1953 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Elmer S. Trimble was born about 1887, and died January 27, 1972 in Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Gallia County, at the age of 85. He was married and living in Jackson County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Tera Stone was born June 29, 1891, and died in February of 1986. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Dayton, Rhea County, Tennessee.

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 164 (Billing) in Yellowstone County, Montana (dated January 5, 1920), Elmer S. Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #420, he's a watchmaker in a retail jewelry store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed is Tera (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28).

On page 23 of the 1930 census for District 50-21 (Huntington) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated April 12, 1930), Elmer S. Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #257, he's the proprieter of a jewelry store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Blanche (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at 32, age 34), and Avrall (daughter, born in West Virginia, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, age 3 years 8 months).

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), Daniel S. Hitchcock is listed as the head of the household for house #150, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 72 years old. Also listed are Ellen B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 26, age 65), and Tera M. Trimble (step-daughter, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 37).

On page 12 of the 1940 census for District 44-32 (Rome Township) in Lawrence County, Ohio (dated May 4, 1940), E. S. Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's the operator of a book store, born in Kentucky, he was living in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, in 1935, he has 2 years of college, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Ada (wife, born in Kentucky, she was living in Huntington, West Virginia, in 1935, 4 years of college, age 36), Avril (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Sam (son, born in West Virginia, age 8).

On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), Tera Barnett is listed as the head of the household for house #41, she's single, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, and she's 48 years old. Also listed are Ellen Hitchcock (mother, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, 6th grade education, age 75), and Henry Clark (lodger, separated, not working, born in Kentucky, 3rd grade education, age 56).

    The children of ELMER TRIMBLE and (unknown) are:

    1. AVRIL TRIMBLE, b. 1926, West Virginia.
    2. SAM TRIMBLE, b. 1932, West Virginia







ALONZO ADAMS, son of MARVILLA BLANTON and GEORGE W. ADAMS, was born April 2, 1891 in Kentucky, died August 4, 1925 in Alcorn, Greenup County, Kentucky, and is buried in the Old Field Cemetery in Greenup County, Kentucky.

Notes: When Lonzo Adams' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Ironton, Ohio, he stated that he was a team driver for Franklin Salyards in Ironton, that he was married and had a two-year-old child, and that he was born April 2, 1891 in Roth County (Rath, Roth or Ruth, and there isn't a county named any of those names), Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes and light brown hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

According to his death certificate, Lonzo Adams died August 4, 1925 in Alcorn from an "accidental Shot gun wound inflicted by gun in hands of 12 year old step-son." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed Magoffin County, Kentucky, his birth date as "about 1886," his marital status as married, his parents as Geo. Adams (b. Magoffin County, Kentucky) and ? Blanton (b. Magoffin County), and the informant as L. Skaggs "(friend)" of Russell, Kentucky.







ELIZABETH ANN VANHOOSE, daughter of WILLIAM CLARK VANHOOSE and MINERVA LEE BARNHART, was born September 2, 1846 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 19, 1938 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Shade Preston Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married SHADRACK "SHADE" PRESTON, son of JAMES W. PRESTON and (unknown), May 7, 1866 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born July 7, 1841 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died September 25, 1919 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Shade Preston Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: A lot of the information on this family can be found on the cemetery page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James W. Preston married Delia Gilmoor [Delila Gilmoor] on December 8, 1849 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James W. Preston married Sarah Barnhart in 1857 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Shadrach Preston married Elizabeth Ann Vanhoose on May 7, 1866 in Johnson County.

According to her death certificate, Elizabeth Vanhoose Preston died November 19, 1938 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Senility - no organic disease." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 2, 1846, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Shadrach Preston, her parents as William Vanhoose (b. Kentucky) and Minerva Lee (b. Kentucky), the informant as Bird Preston of Barnett's Creek, and the burial place as the family cemetery.

According to her obituary, Elizabeth VanHoose Preston (age 92), died November 19, 1938 at the old Preston homestead in Barnetts Creek from old age, and was buried on the home farm. She was preceded in death by her husband about 20 years prior.She was survived by 4 sons, W. R. Preston (of Paintsville), Jesse Preston (Barnetts Creek), Guy Preston (Barnetts Creek), and Byrd Preston (Barnetts Creek); and 2 daughters, Mrs. Cora Pelphrey (Barnetts Creek) and Mrs. Manford Picklesimer (Paintsville); and 1 brother, George VanHoose (Fullerton, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Elizabeth Preston died November 19, 1938 in Johnson County at the age of 92.

According to his death certificate, Shade Preston died September 25, 1919 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Dysentery baccillary." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as July 7, 1841, his occupation as farmer, his father as James Preston (b. Johnson County), his mother's maiden name is unreadable (b. Johnson County), the informant as G. B. Preston of Barnetts Creek, and the burial place as Shade Preston Cemetery in Barnetts Creek.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Shade Preston died September 25, 1919 in Johnson County at the age of 78.

On page 7 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 8, 1850), James W. Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Delila (born in Ohio, age 25), Artha I. (female, born in Kentucky, age 12), Lydia (born in Kentucky, age 10), Shadrach (born in Kentucky, age 8), Jesse (born in Kentucky, age 7), Eliphas E. (born in Kentucky, age 5), Perry Gilmoor (born in Ohio, age 6), and Caroline Gilmoor (born in Ohio, age 5).

On page 55 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1860), James Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #346, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Sally Preston (born in Tennessee, age 51), Shadrach Preston (born in Kentucky, age 19), Jesse Preston (born in Kentucky, age 16), Eliphus Preston (born in Kentucky, age 15), James Preston (born in Kentucky, age 9), James Elliott (born in Kentucky, age 18), and Wallis Preston (born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 15 of the 1870 census for Barnetts Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 29, 1870), Shadrick Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #102, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 22), Ella (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Henry (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 22 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1880), Shadrach Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #23, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 34), Ella C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Jesse W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), William R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Julia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and James Vanhoose (laborer, works on farm, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 46 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1900), Shadrach Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #394, he's a farmer, born in July of 1841 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 34 years, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Elisabeth (wife, born in September of 1846 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 34 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 53), William R. (son, single, school teacher, born in June of 1873 in Kentucky, age 26), Julia M. (daughter, single, not working, born in November of 1875 in Kentucky, age 24), Albert S. (son, single, photographer, born in April of 1878 in Kentucky, age 22), Cora A. (daughter, born in October of 1880 in Kentucky, age 19), Millard H. (son, born in July of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), and Guy B. (son, born in November of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14). They are living next to son, Jesse.

On pages 13 & 14 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23 - 25, 1910), Shadrach Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Illinois, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 43 years, and he's 68 years old. Also listed are Elisabeth A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 63), Hoadley M. (son, single, blacksmith with his own shop, born in Kentucky, age 26), Guy V. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Cora (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 29), and Fanny M. Preston (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 7, 1920), Hoadly Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #32, he's a farmer, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are J. W. (brother, widowed, house carpenter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 48), Ella Picklesimer (sister, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 52), Cora Pelphrey (sister, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 39), Elizabeth Preston (mother, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 73), Rodney Picklesimer (grandchild, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), Olga Picklesimer (grandchild, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), and Edna Picklesimer (grandchild, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 15 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1930), Elizabeth Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #142, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and she's 83 years old. Also listed are Jesse W. (son, widowed, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 59), and Cora A. Pelphrey (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 37, age 49).

    The children of ELIZABETH VANHOOSE and SHADE PRESTON are:

    1. ELLA CAROL PRESTON, b. March 11, 1867, Kentucky, d. June 11, 1934, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DAVID SHERMAN PICKLESIMER, son of WILLIAM PICKLESIMER and MARTHA JANE EALEY, January 1, 1897 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was b. November 18, 1867, d. August 10, 1909, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Their son, Rodney, married Hazel Conley. Their daughter, Edna, married Henry Ward Beecher Stapleton.
      Ella Carol Preston's sister, Julia, married David Sherman Picklesimer's brother, Manford Marion Picklesimer. David Sherman Picklesimer was also the brother of John Henry Picklesimer.
      According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, D. S. Picklesimer (age 28) married Ella C. Preston (age 29) on January 1, 1897 in Johnson County.
      According to her obituary, Ella Carol Picklesimer, daughter of the late Shade Preston and Elizabeth VanHoose Preston, died June 11, 1934 at home in Barnetts Creek, and was buried in Preston Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Sherman Picklesimer, who died August 10, 1909. She was survived by 1 son, Rodney Picklesimer; 2 daughters, Miss Olga Picklesimer and Miss Edna Picklesimer; 4 brothers, Jesse Preston (of Barnetts Creek), Bird Preston (Barnetts Creek), Guy B. Preston (Barnetts Creek), and W. R. Preston (Barnetts Creek); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Cora Pelphrey (Barnetts Creek) and Mrs. M. M. Picklesimer (Paintsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. HENRY PRESTON, b. 1869, Kentucky, d. before 1880.
    3. JESSE WRIGHT PRESTON, b. February 3, 1871, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 26, 1952, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LOU EMMA ROWLAND, daughter of ISAAC HENRY ROWLAND and DELILA JANE PICKLESIMER. She was b. October 5, 1875, Kentucky, d. October 12, 1904, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Jess Preston (age 81), son of the late Shade and Elizabeth VanHoose Preston, was born February 3, 1871 in Barnetts Creek, died March 26, 1952, and was buried in the family cemetery. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lu Emma Rowland, 47 years prior. He was survived by 1 daughter, Mrs. Clyde Worthington (of Tygart Valley, Kentucky); 3 brothers, W. H. Preston (Paintsville), Bird Preston (Barnetts Creek), and Guy Preston (Barnetts Creek); and 1 sister, Mrs. Julia Picklesimer. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. WILLIAM RANDALL PRESTON, b. June 30, 1873, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 18, 1955, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DELLA MCKENZIE, August 3, 1905.
      Notes: According to his obituary, William R. Preston (age 81), son of the late Shade and Elizabeth VanHoose Preston, was born June 30, 1873 in Barnetts Creek, died January 18, 1955 at home in Paintsville, and was buried in the family cemetery in Barnetts Creek. He was preceded in death by his wife, Della McKenzie Preston, 7 months prior. He was survived by 5 sons, S. K. Preston (of Mayking, Kentucky), W. R. Preston Jr. (Seco, Kentucky), Cecil Preston (Oak Ridge, Tennessee), Nevil Preston (Vista, California), and Leon Preston (Paintsville); 2 brothers, Bird Preston (Barnetts Creek) and Guy Preston (Barnetts Creek); 1 sister, Mrs. Julia Picklesimer (Ashland); 10 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    5. JULIA MAY PRESTON, b. November 18, 1875, Kentucky, d. January 2, 1969, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MANFORD MARION PICKLESIMER, son of WILLIAM PICKLESIMER and MARTHA JANE EALEY.
      Notes: Julia May Preston's sister, Ella Carol Preston, married Manford Marion Picklesimer's brother, David Sherman Picklesimer. Manford Marion Picklesimer was also the brother of John Henry Picklesimer.
    6. ALBERT SIDNEY "BYRD" PRESTON, b. April 13, 1878, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 25, 1962, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MAHALA TRIMBLE.
    7. CORA A. PRESTON, b. October 4, 1880, Kentucky, d. May 19, 1949, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. FRED E. PELPHREY.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Cora Alice Preston Pelphrey (age 68), daughter of Shadriach and Elizabeth Van Hoose Preston, was a lifelong resident of Barnetts Creek. She was born October 4, 1881, died May 19, 1949 at home in Barnetts Creek, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, 32 years prior. She was survived by 4 brothers, Jesse Preston (of Barnetts Creek), Bill R. Preston (Paintsville), Bird Preston (Barnetts Creek), and Guy Preston (Barnetts Creek); and 1 sister, Mrs. Julia Picklesimer (Ashland). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    8. MILLARD HOADLEY PRESTON, b. July 1, 1883, Kentucky, d. April 11, 1923, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
    9. GUY BANDY PRESTON, b. November 14, 1885, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 25, 1961, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JANNIE WILLIAMS, daughter of ALEX WILLIAMS and ELIZABETH (unknown last name). She was b. March 11, 1900, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 13, 1993, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Guy B. Preston (age 75), son of Shadrick and Elizabeth VanHoose Preston, was a lifelong resident of Barnetts Creek. He was born November 14, 1885 in Johnson County, died January 25, 1961 at home in Barnetts Creek following an illness of 3 months, and was buried in the family cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Jennie Williams Preston; 1 daughter, Mrs. Raymond McCarty (of Barnetts Creek); 1 brother, Bird Preston (Barnetts Creek); 1 sister, Mrs. Manford Picklesimer (Barnetts Creek); and 3 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to her obituary, Jannie Williams Preston (age 93), daughter of the late Alex and Elizabeth Williams, was born March 11, 1900 in Johnson County, died May 13, 1993 in King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, and was buried in Preston Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Preston, in 1961. She was survived by 1 daughter, Ann McCarty (of Dallas, Texas); 2 brothers, Marlin Williams (Kenova, West Virginia) and Robert Williams (Ashland); 1 sister, Molly Prichard (Ashland); 2 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







MAHALA TRIMBLE, daughter of CLARINDA FRANCES SPRADLIN and JOHN MARK TRIMBLE, was born February 12, 1888 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died April 8, 1978 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Shade Preston Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married ALBERT SIDNEY "BYRD" PRESTON, son of ELIZABETH ANN VANHOOSE and SHADRACK "SHADE" PRESTON, about 1908. He was born April 13, 1878 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 25, 1962 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Shade Preston Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 351 & 493 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on page 553 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

When Bird Preston's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Oil Springs, Johnson County, that his closest relative was "Mahalah Preston Wife" of Oil Springs, and that he was born April 13, 1878. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair.

According to her obituary, Mahala Trimble Preston (age 90), daughter of J. M. and Clarinda Spradlin Trimble, was born February 12, 1888 in Barnetts Creek, died April 8, 1978 at home in Barnetts Creek following an extended illness, and was buried in Preston Cemetery in Barnetts Creek. She was preceded in death by her husband, Byrd Preston, on September 25, 1962. She was survived by 1 son, Byrd O. Preston (of Paintsville); 3 daughters, Miss Garcie Preston (Barnetts Creek), Mrs. Bonnie Spencer (Dayton, Ohio), and Mrs. Valeria Thompson (Tucson, Arizona); 2 sisters, Mrs. Shelia Coldiron (Westerville, Ohio) and Mrs. Clara Levy (Miami, Florida); 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mahala Preston was born February 12, 1888, and died in April of 1978. She received her Social Security card in 1966 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Adams, Lawrence County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mahala Preston died April 8, 1978 in Johnson County at the age of 90. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his obituary, Byrd Preston (age 84), son of the late Shade and Elizabeth Van Hoose Preston, was a retired carpenter and farmer, and a lifelong resident of Barnetts Creek. He was born April 13, 1878 in Barnetts Creek, died September 25, 1962 at home in Barnetts Creek, and was buried in Preston Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Mahalia Trimble Preston; 1 son, Byrd O. Preston (of Paintsville); 4 daughters, Garcia Preston (Barnetts Creek), Mrs. Darrell Thompson (Tucson, Arizona), Irene Preston (Huntington, West Virginia), and Mrs. Omer Spencer (Dayton, Ohio); 1 sister, Julia Picklesimer (Barnetts Creek); and 5 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bird Preston was born April 13, 1878, and died in September of 1962. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Byrd Preston died September 25, 1962 in Johnson County at the age of 84. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Albert S. Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #118, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 18 months, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Mahala (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 22), Valerie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Garcy B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 month). They are living next to Albert's parents.

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 9 & 10, 1920), Bird Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #58, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Mahala (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 31), Valeria A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Garcie B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Kenneth E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7).

On pages 10 & 11 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1930), Bird Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #95, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 29, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Mahala (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 42), Valeria (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Garcia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Irene G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Bonnie R. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age unreadable), and Bird O. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16 & 17, 1940), Bird Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #175, he's a carpenter doing building construction, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Mahala (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 52), Garcie (daughter, single, public elementary school teacher, born in Kentucky, 2 years of college, age 30), Irene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Bonnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Bird Oliver (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

    The children of MAHALA TRIMBLE and BYRD PRESTON are:

    1. VALERIE A. PRESTON, b. 1909, Kentucky, m. DARRELL THOMPSON.
    2. GARCIE B. PRESTON, b. March 6, 1910, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 2, 2001, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Garcie Preston (age 91), daughter of the late Byrd and Mahala Trimble Preston, was a retired teacher and librarian. She was born March 6, 1910 in Barnetts Creek, died May 2, 2001, in Mountain Manor Nursing Home, and was buried in Preston Cemetery in Staffordsville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 sister, Valerie Thompson. She was survived by 1 brother, Byrd Oliver Preston (of Staffordsville); and 1 sister, Bonnie Spencer (Staffordsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. KENNETH E. PRESTON, b. May 20, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 3, 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Kenneth Preston was born May 20, 1912 in Johnson County to Mohola Trimble.
      According to his death certificate, Kenneth Preston died February 3, 1921 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from peritonitis following an operation for appendicitis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as May 20, 1912, his parents as Bird Preston (b. Johnson County) and Mahaley Trimble (b. Johnson County), and the informant as Bird Preston of Oil Springs.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Kenneth Preston died February 3, 1921 in Johnson County at the age of 8.
    4. IRENE G. PRESTON, b. August 15, 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 26, 1975, Huntington, West Virginia, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Irene Preston, daughter of Mahala Preston, and the late Byrd Preston, was a retired U.S. Government employee and a resident of Huntington, West Virginia, at the time of her death. She was born August 15, 1921 in Johnson County, died October 26, 1975 in Huntington, and was buried in the family cemetery in Barnetts Creek. She was survived by 2 brothers, Byrd Preston (of Paintsville) and Garcie Preston [mistake] (Barnetts Creek); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Valerie Thompson (Tucson, Arizona) and Mrs. Bonnie Spence (Dayton). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    5. BONNIE R. PRESTON, b. 1925, Kentucky, m. OMER SPENCER.
    6. BYRD OLIVER PRESTON, b. July 23, 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 27, 2012, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WALTA LEE DANIEL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bird O. Preston was born July 23, 1927 in Johnson County to Mahala Trimble.
      According to his obituary, Byrd Oliver Preston II (age 84), son of the late Albert Sidney "Bird" and Mahala Trimble Preston, was part owner of Preston and Blair Dairy Distributors, and a U.S. Army veteran. He was born July 23, 1927, died March 27, 2012 in Mountain Manor Nursing Home in Paintsville, and was buried in Preston Cemetery in Staffordsville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Walta Lee Daniel Preston. He was survived by 1 son, Byrd Preston III (of Phoenix, Arizona); and 4 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







BRUCE C. TRIMBLE, son of CLARINDA FRANCES SPRADLIN and JOHN MARK TRIMBLE, was born November 24, 1889 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 20, 1963 in Huntington, Wayne County, West Virginia, and is buried Reed Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married NORSIE ELLEN REED, daughter of JOHN REED and VICTORIA DAVIS, about 1920. She was born April 10, 1898 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 19, 1988 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Reed Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 553 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

Reed Cemetery is also known as Pickle Fork Cemetery.

When Bruce Trimble's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer, that he was single, and that he wasa born November 24, 1889 in Barnetts Creek, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes and light-brown hair.

According to his obituary, Bruce Trimble (age 73), son of the late John M. and Clarinda Spradlin Trimble, was a retired postmaster and merchant and a lifelong resident of Barnetts Creek. He was born November 24, 1889 in Barnetts Creek, died July 20, 1963 in Veterans Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia, and was buried in Reed Cemetery in Barnetts Creek. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Norcie Reed Trimble, whom he married 44 years prior; 4 sons, Davis R. Trimble (of Jackson, Ohio), Granvil Trimble (London), John M. Trimble (Paintsville), and Paul W. Trimble (Paintsville); 2 daughters, Mrs. Charles McKenzie (Barnetts Creek) and Mrs. Ted Carney (Lexington); 3 brothers, Quince Trimble (Columbus, Ohio), Elmer Trimble (Jackson, Ohio), and Wince Trimble (Paintsville); 4 sisters, Mrs. Delia Hubbard (Jackson, Ohio), Mrs. Clara Levey (Detroit, Michigan), and Mrs. Shellie Coldiron (Westerville, Ohio);and 21 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bruce Trimble was born November 24, 1889, and died in July of 1963. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Kentucky.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Bruce Trimble died July 19, 1963 in Wayne County. His parents are listed as John M. Trimble and Clarinda Spradlin.

According to her obituary, Norsie Reed Trimble (age 90), daughter of John and Victoria Davis Reed, was born April 10, 1898 in Johnson County, died September 19, 1988 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Reed Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce C. Trimble, in December of 1963. She was survived by 4 sons, Davis Trimble (of Staffordsville), Granvil Trimble (Winchester), Paul Trimble (Paintsville), and John Trimble (Paintsville); 2 daughters, Georgene McKenzie (Staffordsville) and Lorene Carney (Louisville); 22 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Norsie E. Trimble was born April 10, 1898, and died September 15, 1988. She received her Social Security card in 1960 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Norsie Trimble died September 19, 1988 in Johnson County at the age of 90. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 5, 1920), J. M. Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #23, he's a merchant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Clarindia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 65), Quince (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Clara (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Bruce (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 30), and Nercie (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21).

On page 12 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), Bruce Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #106, he's a merchant with a general store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 30, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Norsie E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 31), Davis R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Granville (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Georgene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), John M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Paul W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 9 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1940), Bruce Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #74, he's a postal clerk in a post office, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Norsie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 41), Davis (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Grenvil (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Georgene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), John Mark (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Paul Wade (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Lorene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9).

    The children of BRUCE TRIMBLE and NORSIE REED are:

    1. DAVIS REED TRIMBLE, b. 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARY ELIZABETH FAIRCHILD, daughter of BALLARD "SON" FAIRCHILD and BERTHA MCCLOUD. She was b. May 28, 1921, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 15, 2006, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Ballard "Son" Fairchild was the son of Joseph Fairchild and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Estep.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Doris R. Trimble was born in Johnson County to Norsie Reed.
      According to her obituary, Mary Elizabeth Fairchild Trimble (age 84), daughter of the late Ballard Son and Bertha McCloud Fairchild, was a sales clerk with Hobbs 5 & 10 Cent Store in Paintsville. She was born May 28, 1921 in Staffordsville, died March 15, 2006 in Mountain Manor Nursing Home in Paintsville, and was buried in Reed Cemetery in Staffordsville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 son, Davis Reed Trimble Jr.; and 1 sister, Irene Clatos. She was survied by her husband, Davis Reed Trimble (of Staffordsville); 2 sons, Jackie Trimble (Paintsville) and Robert Trimble (Meally); 3 daughters, Virginia B. Pelphrey (New Carlisle, Ohio), Janie Howard (Nicholasville), and Debra Ward (Paintsville); 1 sister, Pauline Burnett (Barboursville, West Virginia); 10 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. GRANVIL C. TRIMBLE, b. August 10, 1922, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 17, 1997, Corbin, Whitley County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BILLIE MARIE (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Granvil C. Trimble was born August 10, 1922 in Johnson County to Norsie Reed.
      According to his obituary, Granvil Trimble (age 75), son of the late Bruce and Norsie Reed Trimble, was a veteran of World War II. He was born August 10, 1922 in Johnson County, died October 17, 1997 in Corbin Nursing Home, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Billie Marie Trimble (of Winchester); 2 sons, Allen Trimble (Corbin, Kentucky) and Morton Trimble (Winchester); 2 daughters, Toni Lawner (St. Petersburg, Florida) and Arminta J. Trimble (Winchester); 3 brothers, Davis Reed Trimble (Staffordsville), John Mark Trimble (Paintsville), and Paul Wade Trimble (Paintsville); 2 sisters, Georgene McKenzie (Staffordsville) and Lorene Carney (Staffordsville); and 5 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. GEORGENE TRIMBLE, b. 1924, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CHARLES MCKENZIE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Georgina Trimble was born in Johnson County to Nonis Reed.
    4. JOHN MARK TRIMBLE, b. 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John M. Trimble was born in Johnson County to Narsie Reed.
    5. PAUL WADE TRIMBLE, b. June 30, 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 7, 2008, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ANNA LEE HAINES.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Paul W. Trimble was born June 30, 1928 in Johnson County to Nossie Reed.
      According to his obituary, Paul Wade Trimble (age 80), son of Bruce C. and Norsie Reed Trimble, was an educator with Paintsville City Schools, and a U.S. Korean War Army veteran. He was born June 30, 1928 in Johnson County, died August 7, 2008 in Hospice Care Center in Lexington, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Anna Lee Haines Trimble. He was survived by 2 brothers, Davis Reed Trimble (of Staffordsville) and John Mark Trimble (Paintsville); and 2 sisters, Georgene McKenzie (Staffordsville) and Lorene Carney (Staffordsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    6. LORENE TRIMBLE, b. 1930, Johnson County Kentucky, m. TED CARNEY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lorene Trimble was born in Johnson County to Narsie Reed.







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