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JESSE J. SALYER, son of JAMES MONROE "MONROE" SALYER and LAURA ALICE SALYER, was born May 26, 1905 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 23, 1966 in Waldo, Marion County, Ohio, and is buried in Denzer Cemetery in Marion, Marion County, Ohio. He married EDNA FAYE "FAYE" BLANTON, daughter of SYLVESTER HARMON "HARMON" BLANTON and ROSE BELLE MCKENZIE, April 10, 1923. She was born August 12, 1906 in Kentucky, and died April 1, 1993 in Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found in the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. On page 154 of that book it says:

No. 25. N. MARY (POLLY) DAVIS - B. 7-8-1824 at Fish Trap, Kentucky; D. 4-7-1897 M. to James H. Blanton, B. 1-25-1820, S. 8-5-1905, S. of George.
Children -
No. 82. N. Elias (Bud) Blanton.
No. 83. N. George Wash Blanton.
No. 84. N. Martha Blanton.
No. 85. N. Anna Blanton.
No. 86. N. Jim (Mack) Blanton.
No. 87. N. John E. Blanton.
No. 88. N. Harmon Blanton.
No. 89. N. Mary Blanton.
No. 90. N. Sanford Lee Blanton.
No. 91. N. Lydia Blanton.
 
No. 92. N. William R. Blanton.
 
No. 93. N. Ben Blanton - married Cordella Lemasters.
      James H. Blanton lived and died on Blanton Branch in Johnson County, Kentucky.

      He was handicapped in early life by lack of any chance. He had to work and provide for himself, and for a time hired out to the Litterals. When he was seventeen years of age, he surveyed and worked on surveying parties for 100 acres of land near the present post office of Elna, Kentucky. He also ran out fifty acres, which was later deeded to his oldest son. He followed farming as an occupation, but also served around the county courts as a juryman and on other official matters until he had acquired a fair knowledge of the local laws. He was a large man, weighing over two hundred pounds, and was never sick to any extent, until his death, caused from the infirmities of age. He was buried at the old graveyard on the Blanton farm.

      Aunt "Polly" Blanton was a member of the United Baptist Church at Fish Trap. In her older years, she fell and broke a hip and could not walk the last three or four years of her life.

      Ben Blanton was killed on Thanksgiving Day, 1906, by a saw-log rolling over him near Kenwood, Kentucky. As a matter of fact all of the Blanton family except S. L., Jim, Mack, and John Elliott have been engaged in the timber business in some form or other mainly ox-team drivers.

On page 164 it says:

No. 88. N. HARMON BLANTON - M. to Mintie Coldiron, D. of Hiram of Harlan County.
Children -
 
No. 230. N. Jim Blanton - married Lula Lemaster.
 
No. 231. N. John W. Blanton - married Virgie Williams.
 
No. 232. N. Ed Blanton - died at the age of 16.
 
No. 233. N. Alice Blanton - married Sebastin McKenzie.
 
No. 234. N. Dora Blanton - married a McCreary.
 
No. 235. N. Emma Blanton - married Sam Lyons, Thirteenth Street, Ashland, Kentucky.
 
No. 236. N. Harry Blanton - died at the age of 17.
      Harmon Blanton lived at the crossing of Paint Creek at Fish Trap Church where he helped many a person cross the stream in time of danger.

On page 165 it says:

88-A. N. HARMON BLANTON - M. 6-7-1919 to Rose (McKenzie) Lemaster, D. of Hiram McKenzie.
Children -
 
No. 237. N. Lura Blanton - died age 5 years.
 
No. 238. N. Fay Blanton.
 
No. 239. N. Glenn Blanton.
 
No. 240. N. Guy Blanton.
 
No. 241. N. Hobart Blanton.
      Mrs. Blanton was reared by "crippled" Life Williams of Fuget, Kentucky, her mother having died when Rose was very young. Harmon Blanton died three or four years ago.

Edna Faye Blanton was the half-sister of John Wallace Blanton and James Blanton.

Sylvester Harmon Blanton was the brother of Elias Blanton, George Washington Blanton, Sarah Ann Blanton, James Mack Blanton, and Mary Blanton.

Rose Belle McKenzie was the sister of Martha Jayne McKenzie.

According to Kentucky birth records, Sylvester H. Blanton was born July 23, 1854 in Johnson County to James H. Blanton and Mary Davis.

According to his death certificate, Harmon Blanton died February 5, 1917 in Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, from typhoid fever. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as July 22, 1854, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as James H. Blanton (b. Virginia) and Mary E. Davis (b. Kentucky), the informant as S. L. Blanton of Volga, Kentucky, and the burial place as Blanton Cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Rose Belle McKenzie Blanton died November 30, 1939 in Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio, from tularemia, bronchopneumonia, and arteriosclerotic heart disease. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Paintsville, Kentucky, her birth date as February 12, 1871, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Harman Blanton, her parents as Hiram McKenzie (b. Paintsville) and Rachael Williams (b. Paintsville), the informant as Glenn Blanton of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, and the burial place as Mound View Cemetery.

According to her obituary, (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.):

"The following news dispatch from Mt. Vernon, Ohio, tells of the death of Mrs. Rose Blanton, well known in Johnson County, where she has many relatives. Her death was attributed to tularemia, or 'rabbit fever'. Mt. Vernon's first victim of 'rabbit fever'. Mrs. Rose Blanton, 68, of 403 North Main street, formerly of Fish Trap, Ky., died here last week at the Mt. Vernon Hospital Sanitarium. A relatively new disease in Ohio, tularemia, or 'rabbit fever', has been spreading in Mt. Vernon ever since the opening of the rabbit season, until there are now about seven cases in the city as nearly as can be determined. Mrs. Blanton was taken to the hospital on November 21 when she became ill after dressing a rabbit. Mrs. Blanton was the widow of the late Harmon Blanton. She is survived by four sons, Edgar Lemaster, of Portsmouth, Ohio, Glenn Blanton, Clyde Blanton, and Hobart Blanton, all of Mt. Vernon; three daughters, Mrs. Ethel Gullett, Mt. Vernon; Mrs. Mollie Morris, Portsmouth, and Mrs. Fay Salyers, Prospect, Ohio; twenty four grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Haden Rice, of Volga, Ky., and Mrs. Lydia Clark, of Paintsville, Ky."

According to his obituary, Jessie J. Salyer (age 61), son of Monroe and Laura Salyer Salyer, was a carpenter, and was a resident of Waldo, Ohio at the time of his death. He was born May 26, 1905 in Paintsville, died December 23, 1966 in Waldo, and was buried in Denzer Cemetery in Marion, Ohio. He was survived by his wife, Faye Blanton Salyer, whom he married April 10, 1923; 6 sons, 2 daughters, 2 brothers, and 6 sisters. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jesse Salyer was born May 26, 1905, and died in December of 1966. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Jesse J. Salyer was born about 1905, and died December 23, 1966 at home in Marion County at the age of 61. He was married at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Faye Salyer was born August 12, 1906, and died April 1, 1993. She received her Social Security card in 1956-1957 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Waldo, Marion County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Edna Faye Blanton Salyer was born August 12, 1906 in Kentucky, and died April 1, 1993 in a long-term care facility in Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Her father's surname is listed as Blanton, her mother's maiden name as McKenzie, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1910), Syvester H. Blanton [hard to read] is listed as the head of the household for house #75, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 58 years old [hard to read]. Also listed are Rosa B. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 6 years, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 39), Emma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Lura M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Edna F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Glen E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 4 months), Clyde S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8 months), and Ethel Lemaster (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 25 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 29 & 30, 1920), Rosa B. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #221, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 48 years old. Also listed are Edgar (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), Edna F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Glen E. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), Clyde C. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), and Hobert S. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 80-3 (Claibourne Township) in Union County, Ohio (dated April 18, 1930), Jesse J. Salyers is listed as the head of the household for house #60, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Fay (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 23), James C. (son, born in Ohio, age 2 years 11 months), and Carl E. (son, born in Ohio, age 9 months). Fay's widowed mother is in house #57.

On page 14 of the 1940 census for District 51-44 (Prospect) in Marion County, Ohio (dated April 10, 1940), Jesse Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #182, he's a laborer for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Fay (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 33), James (son, born in Ohio, age 13), Carl (son, born in Ohio, age 10), Betty Jo (daughter, born in Ohio, age 8), Robert (son, born in Ohio, age 6), and Gery (son, born in Ohio, age 8 months).

    The children of JESSE SALYER and FAYE BLANTON are:

    1. JAMES C. SALYER, b. 1927, Ohio.
    2. CARL E. SALYER, b. 1929, Ohio.
    3. BETTY JO SALYER, b. October 23, 1931, Richwood, Union County, Ohio, d. October 7, 2012, buried in Waldo, Marion County, Ohio, m. JOHN H. "JACK" SMITH, son of BUD SMITH and DARLENE (unknown last name), June 11, 1950, Waldo, Marion County, Ohio.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Betty Jo Salyer Smith (age 80), daughter of the late Jesse and Edna Blanton Salyer, was a resident of Lady Lake, Florida, at the time of her death. She was born October 23, 1931 in Richwood, Ohio, died October 7, 2012, and was buried in Waldo Cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 brother, Stephen Salyer; 1 sister-in-law, Elinor Salyer; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bud and Darlene Smith. She married her childhood neighbor and high school sweetheart, John H. "Jack" Smith, on June 11, 1950 in Waldo. She never had any children, but was survived by her husband; 5 brothers, James Salyer (of Waldo), Carl Salyer (Marion, Ohio), Robert (Martha) Salyer (Tennessee), Gary (Sandy) Salyer (Delaware), and Dave (Joyce) Salyer (Delaware); 1 sister, Patricia (Paul) Coonfare (Radnor).
    4. ROBERT SALYER, b. 1934, Ohio, m. MARTHA (unknown last name).
    5. GARY SALYER, b. 1939, Ohio, m. SANDY (unknown last name).
    6. STEPHEN MICHAEL SALYER, b. born April 2, 1944, Waldo, Marion County, Ohio, d. January 9, 2007, Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to his obituary, Stephen Michael Salyer (age 62), son of the late Jesse and Faye Blanton Salyer, was a resident of Marion and Waldo, Ohio, and was employed by Whirlpool Corporation until he moved to Chanute, Kansas, where he lived for more than 30 years. He was born April 2, 1944 in Waldo, Ohio, and died January 9, 2007 at home in Chanute. He was survived by 1 son, Steve Salyer; 4 daughters, Ann Hindman (of Marion, Ohio), Julie Adkinson (Marion), Katie Benson (Marion), and Meg McCoy (Marion); 5 brothers, Jim Salyer, Carl Salyer, Bob Salyer, Gary Salyer, and Dave Salyer; 2 sisters, Betty Smith and Pat Coonfare; and 7 grandchildren.
    7. DAVE SALYER, m. JOYCE (unknown last name).
    8. PATRICIA SALYER, m. PAUL COONFARE.







HENRY FITZPATRICK, son of JOHN FITZPATRICK and FRANCIS "FANNIE" RICE, was born about 1832 in Kentucky, and died October 17, 1874 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married VIOLET SPEARS, daughter of ENOCH SPEARS and JANE PORTER. She was born in April of 1845 in Kentucky, died November 5, 1930 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. Violet Spears married (2) JACKSON YATES.

Notes: Henry Fitzpatrick's parents' names were found on page 449 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky; A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

Violet Spears was the sister of Enoch Spears Jr. The fact that she married Jackson Yates is proved by finding Violet living with their daughter, Louisa, in 1920. She also apparently married a man by the name of Smith, as her name is listed as Violet Smith in the 1900 census. In that census she reports that she's given birth to 8 children - Mary, George, James, Lydia, Minnie, Manuel, Louisa, and John C. Yates - and 7 are still living.

Henry Fitzpatrick was a veteran of the Civil War.

According to Kentucky death records, Jane Spears (b. Scott County, Virginia, age 40, farmer's wife), daughter of Patrick and Elizabeth Porter, died August 9, 1854 in Johnson County from flux.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of her headstone shows that Violet Spears Fitzpatrick lived from 1839 to 1930, and was buried in Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville.

According to Kentucky death records, Henry Fitzpatrick (farmer, married, b. Johnson County, age 44), son of John and Fanney Fitzpatrick, died October 17, 1874 in Johnson County from "Kidney & Liver Disease."

According to her death certificate, Violet Fitzpatrick died November 5, 1930 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as "not known," her age as "about 87," her marital status as widowed, her husband as Henry Fitzpatrick, her parents as Enoch Spears (b. Kentucky) and Jane Hager (b. Kentucky), the informant as Manuel Fitzpatrick of Paintsville, and the burial place as Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville.

On page 20 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 15, 1850), John Fitzpatrick is listed as the head of the household for house #134, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 72 years old. Also listed are Francis (born in Virginia, age 47), Servillan (male, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 27), William (farmer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Henry (born in Kentucky, age 18), and Charles (born in Kentucky, age 16).

On page 79 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated September 23, 1850, Enoch Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #522, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Jane (born in Virginia, age 38), Samuel (born in Kentucky, age 19), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 17), William R. (born in Kentucky, age 15), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 13), Thomas (born in Kentucky, age 11), Amanda (born in Kentucky, age 9), Enoch (born in Kentucky, age 7), Violet (born in Kentucky, age 4), and John (born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 22 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1860), Violet Spears is found living with a Robertson family, possibly her sister Nancy's family. William W. Robertson is listed as the head of the household for house #144, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 25), Lannath (female, born in Kentucky, age 6 months), and Violet Spears (born in Kentucky, age 15). Violet's father and step-mother Malinda Williams are in house #151. Malinda William's maiden name was determined by finding the birth records of 2 of her children.

On page 17 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1860), Henry Fitchpatrick is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Francis (born in Virginia, age 65), Charles (farmer, born in Kentucky, age 24), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 35), and Isaac Workman (born in Kentucky, age 10).

On pages 10 & 11 of the 1870 census for Paintsville in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1870), Henry Fitzpatrick is listed as the head of the household for house #71, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Violet (born in Kentucky, age 22), Mary (born in Kentucky, age 6), George W. (born in Kentucky, age 3 - twin) Francis M. (born in Kentucky, age 3 - twin), and Lyddia (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 29 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1880), Violet Fitzpatrick is listed as the head of the household for house #363, she's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 32 years old. Also listed are Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), George W. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), James M. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Minnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 11 of the 1900 census for District 51 (Riverton) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated Jun 20, 1900), Violet is found living in the home of her daughter. Joseph Conley (Joel Henry Conley) is listed as the head of the household for house #373, he's a farmer, born in May of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in March of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 21), Carl (son, born in June of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Milford (son, born in September of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), and Violet Smith (mother-in-law, widowed, born in April of 1845 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 55).

On page 19 of the 1900 census for District 37 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 12 & 13, 1900), Jackson Yates is listed as the head of the household for house #159, he's a farmer, born in August of 1827 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 9 years, and he's 72 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in January of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 58), William (son, farm laborer, born in March of 1877 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 23), Louisa (daughter, born in September of 1885 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 14), John C. (son, born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 12), and Bertha Friley (granddaughter, born in May of 1893 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 63 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), Joel H. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Minnie M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 29), Carl (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Milfred (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Leonard (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Ezra (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Lilly (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Isaac M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 0 months), and Violet Fitzpatrick (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 54).

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 40 (Riceville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 23, 1920), Harry H. Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #33, he's a blacksmith in his own shop, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), Priscillar (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Dallas (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), J. Willard (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Cecil H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Violet Fitchpatrick (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 73).

On pages 12 & 13 of the 1930 census for District 58-1 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Manuel Fitzpatrick is listed as the head of the household for house #128, he's a chauffeur for a taxi companty, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 53, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), Lucher (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Violet Fitzpatrick (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 98).

    The children of HENRY FITZPATRICK and VIOLET SPEARS are:

    1. MARY FITZPATRICK, b. 1864, Kentucky.
    2. GEORGE W. FITZPATRICK, b. July 1, 1866, Kentucky, d. September 12, 1933, Cabell County, West Virginia, m. SUSANNA EMZA MAY.
    3. JAMES M. FITZPATRICK, b. 1867. Kentucky.
      Notes: George and James Fitzpatrick were twins.
    4. LYDIA FITZPATRICK, b. October 12, 1869, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. March 18, 1917, Bonanza, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Floyd County, Kentucky, m. FRANKLIN PIERCE CONLEY.

    The children of VIOLET SPEARS and (unknown) are:

    1. MINNIE M. FITZPATRICK, b. March 1879, Kentucky, m. JOEL HENRY CONLEY.
    2. EMMANUEL "MANUEL" FITZPATRICK, b. March 15, 1880, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 8, 1958, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARTHA MAE CONLEY.

    The children of VIOLET SPEARS and JACKSON YATES are:

    1. LOUISA YATES b. 1885, Kentucky, m. HENRY HARRISON BLAIR.
    2. JOHN CLINTON YATES, b. April 6, 1888, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. March 25, 1976, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Claypool, Kosciusko County, Indiana, m. SARAH DAVIS.







EDWARD SALYER, son of MARTHA NEWCARIOUS "CLERCY" CONLEY and HARDIN H. "HARDY" SALYER, was born March 11, 1890 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 19, 1917 in Big Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married KATHERINE "KATIE" SALYER, daughter of ABRAHAM LINCOLN SALYER and ELIZABETH SALYER, June 22, 1910 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in January of 1890 in Kentucky.

Notes: Katy Salyer was the sister of George Ollie Salyer.

According to his death certificate, Abraham Lincoln Salyer died September 24, 1935 in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, from endocarditis complicated by dropsy. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as December 25, 1858, his marital status as married, his wife as Elizabeth Salyer, his occupation as farmer, his father as Zach Salyer, his mother's maiden as unknown, and the burial place as Fish Trap.

According to her obituary, Elizabeth Salyer Salyer (age 88), daughter of Joseph and Katherine Stapleton Salyer, was born June 30, 1864, died January 10, 1953 at home in Manila, and was buried in Auxier Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, A. L. Salyer in 1925. She was survived by 3 sons, George Salyer (of Manila), Roy Salyer (New Holland, Ohio), and Hobart Salyer (Wheelersburg, Ohio); 5 daughters, Mrs. Lula Auxier (Manila), Mrs. Clara McKenzie (Manila), Mrs. Dixie Salyer (Gypsum, Ohio), Mrs. Ada VanHoose (Staffordsville), and Mrs. Cloie Colvin (Catlettsburg); 1 sister, Mrs. Nancy McKenzie (Minnesota); 72 grandchildren; 126 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Ed Salyer (age 20) married Katy Salyer (age 20) on June 22, 1910 in Johnson County.

When Edd Salyer'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 "but sick now" in Flat Gap, Kentucky, that he was married and had 4 children, and that he was born March 11, 1890 in Flat Gap. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, he had black eyes and black hair, and he was "sick, not able to work Said to have Tuberculosis." Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X," and the person who verified the information as being correct was Kendrick Salyer, Ed's uncle.

According to his death certificate, Edward Salyer died June 19, 1917 in Big Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as March 11, 1890, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Hardy Salyer (b. Kentucky) and Martha Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as Powel Salyer of Flat Gap, and the burial place as the family cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Edward Salyer died June 19, 1917 in Johnson County at the age of 27.

On page 3 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Lincoln Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #44, he's a farmer, born in December of 1856 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 18 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in June of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 18 years, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 34), Loula (daughter, born in March of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Lonnie (son, born in September of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Loutisha (daughter, born in March of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Orion (son, born in April of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Katherine (daughter, born in January of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Roy (son, born in January of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Ollie (son, born in October of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Chloe (daughter, born in November of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Hobart (son, born in April of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and John M. Johnson (servant, single, farm laborer, born in November of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 20).

On page 2 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), Abraham L. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #10, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 27 years, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and all are still living, age 44), Katie (daughter, single, works on the home farm, born in Kentucky, age 22), Roy (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Ollie (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Chloe (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Hobert (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Clara (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Ada (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Abraham Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #78, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 76 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 64), and Noah Salyer (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12).

    The children of EDWARD SALYER and KATIE SALYER are:

    1. VIRGIE SALYER, b. May 8, 1911, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Virgie Salyer was born May 8, 1911 in Johnson County to Katie Salyer.
    2. NOAH K. SALYER, b. April 26, 1915, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Noah Salyer was born April 26, 1915 in Johnson County to Katty Salyer.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Noah K. Salyers was born April 12, 1915 in Kentucky, and died October 7, 1998 in a long-term care facility in Port Clinton, Ottawa County, at the age of 83. His father's surname is listed as Salyers, his mother's maiden name as Salyers, and he was married at the time of his death.
    3. ORA SALYER, b. March 28, 1917, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 22, 1918, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ora Salyer was born March 26, 1917 in Johnson County to Katie Salyer.
      According to her death certificate, Ora Salyer died February 22, 1918 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from bronchopneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as March 28, 1917, her parents as Edward Salyer (b. Kentucky) and Katie Salyer (b. Kentucky), the informant as Kendric Salyer of Flat Gap, and the burial place as the family cemetery.







WILMA LEE GAMBLE, daughter of CASSIE ADAMS and JOHN GAMBLE, married LARRY DEAN BLANTON.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 38 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of WILMA GAMBLE and LARRY BLANTON are:

    1. SUSANNE BLANTON.
    2. RONALD LEE BLANTON.







BETTY GAMBLE, daughter of CASSIE ADAMS and JOHN GAMBLE, married (1) LONNIE BLANTON. She married (2) (unknown first name) EDLER.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 38 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of BETTY GAMBLE and LONNIE BLANTON is:

    1. CHRISTOPHER BLANTON.

    The child of BETTY GAMBLE and (unknown first name) EDLER is:

    1. JOSHUA MICKEAL EDLER.







JAMES OAKLEY HITCHCOCK, son of MAYMIE RICE and CHALLIE HITCHCOCK, was born July 14, 1927 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 2, 2006 in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio, and is buried in Highland Memorial Gardens in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio. He married FREDA ROSALIE "ROSALIE" SOUTH, daughter of ENOCH SOUTH and GEORGIA C. STANLEY. She was born November 24, 1927 in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio, died October 29, 2003 in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio, and is buried in Highland Memorial Gardens in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James O. Hitchcock was born July 14, 1927 in Johnson County to Mayme Rice.

James Oakley Hitchcock's obituary:

     "JAMES OAKLEY HITCHCOCK, 78, of South Point, widower of Rosalee South Hitchcock, died Thursday at his daughter's home. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for C.H. Hughes Construction Co. Funeral service is 1 p.m. Monday, Tracy Brammer Funeral Home, Ironton; burial follows in Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Huntington."

According to Social Security death record transcripts, James O. Hitchcock was born July 14, 1927, and died February 2, 2006. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, James Oakley Hitchcock was born July 14, 1927, and died February 2, 2006 in a private residence in Ohio at the age of 78. His father's surname is listed as Hitchcock, his mother's maiden name as Rice, and he was widowed and living in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio, at the time of his death.

Rosalie Hitchcock's obituary:

     "FREDA "ROSALIE" SOUTH HITCHCOCK, 75, of South Point, Ohio, one of Lawrence County's best Christian women, went home to glory to be with her Lord and Savior on October 29, 2003. She fought a courageous battle with cancer and won the victory. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, November 1, 2003, at Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home with Pastor Curt Stephen officiating. She was born November 24, 1927, in South Point, Ohio, a daughter of the late Enoch and Georgia Stanley South. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and was a former head housekeeper at Holiday Inn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Rosetta Hitchcock, and one brother, Junior South. Mrs. Hitchcock is survived by her husband of 53 years, James Hitchcock; one daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and John Yeauger; five grandchildren, Grayam Yeauger, and Wes, Kelli, Jamie and Heath Carson; three great-grandchildren, Mason Yeauger (1 year), and Kerri (3 years) and Kailee (3 months) Carson; four brother, Bob, Bill, Dave and Allen South; two sisters, Lilla Mae Neal and Linda Kay Tipton; and one stepsister, Jimmalie Gutaile. Our loss is Heaven's gain! Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point."

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Freda R. Hitchcock was born November 24, 1927, and died October 29, 2003. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Freda South Hitchcock was born November 11, 1927 in Ohio, and died October 29, 2003 in Lawrence County, Ohio. Her father's surname is listed as South, and her mother's maiden name as Stanley.

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 44-5 (Fayette Township) in Lawrence County, Ohio (dated April 5, 1930), Enoch South is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's a laborer in a plant, born in Ohio, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Ohio, first married at age 23, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Georgia C. (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at 18, age 23), Enoch Jr. (son, born in Ohio, age 3 years 10 months), and Rosalie (daughter, born in Ohio, age 2 years 6 months).

On page 12 of the 1940 census for District 44-7 (Fayette) in Lawrence County, Ohio (dated April 9, 1940), Enoch South is listed as the head of the household for house #106, he's a laborer for the W.P.A., born in Ohio, he was living in rural Lawrence County in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Georgia C. (wife, born in West Virginia, 8th grade education, age 30), Enoch Jr. (son, born in Ohio, age 13), Rosalee (daughter, born in Ohio, age 12), Robert Glenn (son, born in Ohio, age 9), Billie Eugean (son, born in Ohio, age 7), David Earl (son, born in Ohio, age 4), and James Allen (son, born in Ohio, age 1).

    The children of JAMES HITCHCOCK and ROSALIE SOUTH are:

    1. ROSETTA ANN HITCHCOCK, b. July 7, 1952, Lawrence County, Ohio, d. March 16, 2001, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) CARSON.
    2. CATHERINE SUE HITCHCOCK, b. June 29, 1954, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, d. January 2, 2015, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Burlington, Lawrence County, Ohio, m. JOHN YEAUGER.

    (This information comes from Jamie Carson-Davenport and other sources)







ROSETTA ANN HITCHCOCK, daughter of JAMES OAKLEY HITCHCOCK and FREDA ROSALIE "ROSALIE" SOUTH, was born July 7, 1952 in Lawrence County, Ohio, died March 16, 2001 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, and is buried in Highland Memorial Gardens in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio. She married (unknown first name) CARSON.

Notes: Rosetta Ann Hitchcock's obituary:

     "Rosetta Ann Hitchcock, 48, of South Point, Ohio passed away Friday, March 16, 2001 at St. Mary's hospital- Huntington, WV after an extended illness. She was born July 7, 1952 in Lawrence County, Ohio. She was a former school teacher for the Burlington Elementary school. She attended the South Point Church of the Nazarene and was a member of the Bradrick Baptist Church. She was a graduate of South Point High class of 1970 and a graduate of Ohio University.
     "She is survived by two daughters, Kelli and Jamie Carson of South Point, Ohio, two sons and one daughter in law, Heath Carson of South Point, OH, Wesley and Kim Carson of Columbus, OH, one grandchild, Kerri Carson of Columbus, OH, one sister Mrs. John "Cathy" Yeauger of South Point, OH, and one nephew, Grayam Yeauger.
     "Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm Monday, March 19, 2001 at the Tracy Brammer Funeral Home, Ironton, OH with Rev Ric Frazier officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point, OH."

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Rosetta A. Hitchcock was born July 7, 1952, and died March 16, 2001. She received her Social Security card in 1966-1967 in Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Rosetta Ann Hitchcock was born July 7, 1952 in Jefferson County, Ohio, and died March 16, 2001 in an out-of-state hospital. Her father's surname is listed as Hitchcock, and her mother's maiden name as South.

    The children of ROSETTA HITCHCOCK and (unknown first name) CARSON are:

    1. JOHN WESLEY CARSON, m. KIM (unknown last name).
    2. KELLI ELAINE CARSON
    3. JAMIE SUZANNE CARSON, m. (unknown first name) DAVENPORT.
    4. HEATH TRAVIS CARSON.

    (This information comes from Jamie Carson-Davenport and other sources)







CATHERINE SUE HITCHCOCK, daughter of JAMES OAKLEY HITCHCOCK and FREDA ROSALIE "ROSALIE" SOUTH, was born June 29, 1954 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, died January 2, 2015 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, and is buried in South Family Cemetery in Burlington, Lawrence County, Ohio. She married JOHN YEAUGER.

Notes: Catherine Hitchcock Yeauger's obituary:

     "Catherine Sue Yeauger, 60, loving mother and grandmother, of South Point, OH, passed away Friday, January 2, 2015 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, WV. She was born June 29, 1954 in Ironton, OH, a daughter of the late James and Rosalie South Hitchcock. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Rosetta Hitchcock. Catherine was an owner of Elite Auto Body, South Point, attended Solida Baptist Church and enjoyed sewing, crafts and drag racing with friends. She is survived by her husband, John Yeauger; son, Grayam Yeauger; grandson Mason Yeauger; nephew, Wesley Carson and family; and cousin, Charles South. Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, OH with Pastor Curt Stephens officiating. Friends may call 2 hours prior to the time of service. Burial will follow in South Family Cemetery, Burlington."

    The child of CATHERINE HITCHCOCK and JOHN YEAUGER is:

    1. GRAYAM YEAUGER.

    (This information comes from Jamie Carson-Davenport and other sources)







PROCTOR CONLEY, son of STEPHEN M. CONLEY and MARY ELIZABETH SALYER, was born August 2, 1885 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 25, 1961 in Fayette County, Kentucky, and is buried in Taylor Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) OLLIE MAY TACKETT, daughter of MOSES MCCLELLAN TACKETT and MARY SUSAN SHAFFER, May 30, 1908 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born January 28, 1890 in Kentucky, died June 22, 1941 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Jayne Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (2) MARY ELIZABETH TAYLOR, daughter of JULIA EDWIN RICE and WILLIAM KELSE TAYLOR, about 1951. She was born July 3, 1913 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 1, 1991 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Taylor Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. Mary Taylor married (1) CURTIS VANHOOSE, son of MOSES VANHOOSE and MINNIE (unknown last name), October 14, 1931. He was born about 1903 in Kentucky.

Notes: Ollie Tackett was the sister of Hannah Rosetta Tackett, James Harrison "Harry" Tackett and Wayne Tackett.

Moses Tackett was the brother of John Milton Tackett, Susan Frances Tackett, Martha E. J. Tackett, Delila Ann Tackett, Spicy Tackett, Samuel Tackett, and Lewis Tackett, who's sons Floyd and Carl both married daughters of Sarah Ella "Ella" Rice and William Benjamin Caudill.

Mary Elizabeth Taylor was the sister of Ruby Taylor.

According to his obituary, Moses McClellan Tackett, son of the late Hiram C. and Lucy Tackett, was a native of Staffordsville, Kentucky. He was born June 11, 1863, and died April 19, 1943 at home in Staffordsville. He married Mary Susan Shaffer of Ruch, Carter County, Kentucky, in 1885. He was preceded in death by 1 son, Buell V. Tackett; and 2 daughters, Hannah Rosetta Tackett and Ollie Conley. He was survived by 4 sons, J. H. Tackett (of Staffordsville), Paris F. Tackett (Staffordsville), W. H. Tackett (Staffordsville), and Wayne Tackett (Staffordsville); 4 daughters, Maud McKenzie (Volga, Kentucky), Edna Blanton (Jackson, Ohio), Mayme Dyer (Paintville), and Shirley Wilson (Bypro, Kentucky); 1 brother, Sam Tackett (Volga); and 2 sisters, Susan F. Blevins (Staffordsville) and Spicey McKenzie (Kerz, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her death certificate, Mary Susan Shaffer Tackett died May 11, 1947 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from rheumatic heart disease and mitial insuffiency. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as May 25, 1867, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Moses Tackett, her father as Moses Shaffer (b. Virginia), her mother's maiden name as unknown, the informant as Harry Tackett of Staffordsville, and the burial place as the family cemetery.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Proctor Conley (parents b. Johnson County, age 22) married Olie Tackett (parents b. Johnson County, age 18) on May 30, 1908 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary E. Taylor was born July 3, 1913 in Johnson County to Julia Rice.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Mary Elizabeth Taylor (single, age 19), daughter of W. K. and Julia Taylor, married Curtis VanHoose (widower, age 27), son of Moses and Minnie VanHoose, on October 14, 1931 in Johnson County.

When Proctor 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 nearest relative was Ollie Conley of Paintsville, and that he was born August 2, 1884. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had black eyes and black hair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and photos of their headstones shows that Proctor Conley lived from August 2, 1885 to October 25, 1961, and was buried in Taylor Cemetery in Staffordsville, that Ollie M. Conley lived from 1890 to 1941, and was buried in Jayne Cemetery in Staffordsville, and that Mary E. Taylor Conley lived from July 3, 1913 to February 1, 1991, and was buried in the same cemetery as her husband. Proctor's name is engraved in Ollie's headstone, but his death date isn't, because he's buried with his 2nd wife. Proctor's headstone is also engraved with "US ARMY."

According to his obituary, Proctor Conley, son of the late Steve and Mary Elizabeth Salyers Conley, was a retired carpenter and a lifelong resident of Staffordsville. He was born August 2, 1885 in Johnson County, died October 25, 1961 after an illness of several months, and was buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County. He was survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Taylor Conley; 2 step-sons, Robbie Taylor VanHoose (of Cincinnati, Ohio) and George Herman VanHoose (Jacksonville, Florida), 1 daughter, Glenda Patricia Conley (Staffordsville); 2 brothers, Arzie Conley (Van Lear) and Buell Conley (Paintsville); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Lora Sturgill (Sciotoville, Ohio) and Mrs. Arthur Morris (Kerz, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Proctor Conley died October 25, 1961 in Fayette County at the age of 78. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Ollie Tackett Conley died June 22, 1941 in Paintsville from encephalitis and pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as January 28, 1890, her marital status as married, her husband as Proctor Conley, her parents as Moses Tackett (b. Kentucky) and Susan Shaffers (b. Kentucky), the informant as Proctor Conley of Paintsville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Staffordsville.

According to her obituary, Mrs. Proctor Tackett Conley (age 51), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mose Tackett, was born in Staffordsville, married Proctor Conley 30 years prior, died at home in Paintsville on June 15, 1941, and was buried in Staffordsville. She had no children but was survived a foster daughter, Mrs. Manuel Johnson (of Circleville, Ohio); her parents; 4 brothers, Harry Tackett (Staffordsville), Paris Tackett (Staffordsville), Ted Tackett (Staffordsville), and Wayne Tackett (Staffordsville); and 4 sisters, Mrs. Fritz Dyer (Paintsville), Mrs. Robie McKenzie (Staffordsville), Mrs. Haden Blanton (Jackson, Ohio), and Mrs. Shirley Wilson (Wheelright, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ollie Conley died June 22, 1941 in Johnson County at the age of 51. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mary E. Conley was born July 3, 1913, and died in February of 1991. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mary E. Conley died February 1, 1991 in Staffordsville at the age of 77. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On pages 32 & 33 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), Moses Tackett is listed as the head of the household for house #266, he's a farmer, born in June of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in May of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 32), Rossetta [Hannah Rosetta Tackett] (daughter, born in October of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), James R. (son, born in July of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Ollie May (daughter, born in June of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9 [hard to read]), Maud F. (daughter, born in [unreadable month] 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Paris F. (son, born in September of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), William H. (son, born in January of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Beulah (daughter, born in March of 1900 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 66 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Proctor Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #39, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 1 year, and he's 23 years old. Also listed is Ollie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 20). They are living next to Ollie's parents.

On page 25 of the 1920 census for District 30 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 29, 1920), Proctor Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed is Ollie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30). They are still living close to Ollie's parents.

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 19, 1920), W. M. K. Taylor is listed as the head of the household for house 87, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45), E. M. [hard to read - Morris] (son, single, farm laborere, born in Kentucky, age 26), B. H. [Bert H.] (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Mattie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Emma Fay (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Willie C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Ruby G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Mary E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 58-1 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Proctor Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #83, he's a carpenter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Ollie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 40), and Imogene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1930), William K. Taylor is listed as the head of the household for house #125, he's a blacksmith, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Julia E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 55), Willie C. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), and Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16).

On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 58-1B (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1940), Proctor Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #218, he's a plane mill operator for a lumber company, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 2 years of high school, and he's 54 years old. Also listed is Ollie M. (wife, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 50).

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1940), Curtis C. Van Hoose is listed as the head of the household for house #4, he's a carpenter, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Mary L. (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 26), Bobby T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and George H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3). They are living next to Mary's parents.

    The child of PROCTOR CONLEY and OLLIE TACKETT is:

    1. IMOGENE CONLEY, b. August 2, 1914, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 10, 1976, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) MANUEL JOHNSON, m. (2) (unknown first name) THACKER, m. (3) ELVA YATES.
      Notes: Imogene Conley was a foster daughter of Proctor and Ollie Tackett Conley, as is stated in her foster-mother's obituary.
      According to her obituary, Imogene County Yates (age 67), daughter of the late Proctor and Ollie Tackett Conley, was a resident of Paintsville. She was born August 2, 1914 in Magoffin County, died January 10, 1976 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, Elva Yates; 2 sons, Billy Jo Johnson (of Pikeville) and Frank Thacker (Paintsville); 1 daughter, Argon Stambaugh (Hager Hill); and 1 sister, Connie Black (Louisville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

    The child of PROCTOR CONLEY and MARY TAYLOR is:

    1. GLENDA PATRICIA CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) CURTIS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Glenda P. Conley was born in Johnson County to Mary Taylor.

    The children of MARY TAYLOR and CURTIS VANHOOSE are:

    1. BOBBY T. VANHOOSE, b. March 2, 1934, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 10, 2012, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JENNIFER KAY DANIELS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bobby T. Vanhoose was born March 2, 1934 in Johnson County to Mary Taylor.
      According to his obituary, Bobby VanHoose (age 77), son of the late Curtis and Mary Elizabeth Taylor VanHoose, was a resident of Staffordsville, Kentucky. He was a manager for RX Drug Stores and a U.S. Army veteran. He was born March 2, 1934 in Paintsville, died February 10, 2012, in Hazard Hospice, and was buried in Taylor/VanHoose Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Jennifer Kay Daniels, VanHoose; 4 sons, Mark Kevin VanHoose (of Johnstown, Ohio), Michael Darren VanHoose (Akron, Ohio), Gregory Todd VanHoose (Tampa, Florida), and Bradley Neal VanHoose (Florida); 1 daughter, Ashley Nicole VanHoose (Paintsville); 1 brother, George H. VanHoose (Staffordsville); 1 sister, Glenda Conley Curtis (Staffordsville); and several grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. GEORGE H. VANHOOSE
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, George H. Vanhoose was born in Johnson County to Mary Taylor.







STELLA M. CONLEY, daughter of STEPHEN M. CONLEY and MARY ELIZABETH SALYER, was born December 23, 1887 in Kentucky, died May 6, 1979 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lower Stapleton Cemetery in Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married SANFORD D. STAPLETON, son of HENDERSON BEECHER STAPLETON and NANCY E. DANIEL, November 21, 1907 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born July 4, 1885 in Kentucky, died July 13, 1945 in Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lower Stapleton Cemetery in Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky. Stella Conley married (2) ARTHUR J. MORRIS, son of JOHN J. MORRIS and MARTHA JANE ADAMS. He was born March 22, 1887 in Cordell, Lawrence County, Kentucky, died March 5, 1970 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the Morris Family Cemetery in Bushy, Lawrence County, Kentucky.

Notes: Arthur Morris was first married to Phina Wellman, who was born in 1884 and died in 1947.

When Santford D. Stapleton's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Sip, Johnson County, that his nearest relative was Stella M. Stapleton of Sip, and that he was born July 4, 1885. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

When Arthur J. Morris' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Cordell, Kentucky, that he was single, and that he was born March 22, 1887 in Cordell, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Stella Conley Stapleton Morris lived from December 23, 1887 to May 6, 1979, and was buried in Lower Stapleton Cemetery "on the hill across from 'Gray Mare Branch'" in Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Sanford D. Stapleton lived from 1885 to July 13, 1945, and was buried in the same cemetery. No headstone photos are provided.

According to her obituary, Stella Conley Stapleton Morris (age 91), daughter of Steve and Elizabeth Salyers Conley, was a resident of Paintsville at the time of her death. She was born December 23, 1888 in Johnson County, died May 6, 1979 in Paintsville Hospital following an extended illness, and was buried in Stapleton Cemetery in Sitka. She was survived by her husband, Sanford Stapleton; 1 daughter, Erie S. Williams (of Sitka); 1 brother, Arzie Conley (Van Lear); 5 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.) According to Social Security death record transcripts, Stella Morris was born December 23, 1887, and died in May of 1979. She received her Social Security card in 1955 in Kentucky, her last place of residence was in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, and her last benefit was paid out in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Stella Morris died May 6, 1979 in Johnson County at the age of 90. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, Sanford Stapleton died July 13, 1945 in Kerz from chronic streptococcus. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as July 4, 1885, his marital status as married, his wife as Stella (no last name), his parents as Beecher Stapleton (b. Kentucky) and Nan Daniel (b. Kentucky), the informant as A. D. Stapleton of Illinois, and the burial place as Kerz.

According to his obituary, Sandford D. Stapleton died July 13, 1945 at home in Kerz following an illness of about 1 year. He was preceded in death by 1 sister, Mrs. Nora Barnett. He was survived by his wife, Stella Conley, whom he married November 21, 1907. He was also survived by 1 son, Arnold Stapleton (of Peoria, Illinois); 1 daughter, Mrs. Erie Williams (Paintsville); 3 brothers, Theordore [sic] Stapleton (Illinois), Perry Stapleton (California), and Beecher Stapleton (Ohio); 1 half-brother, Forrest Lemaster (Ohio); and 1 half-sister, Mrs. Ollie Williams (Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Sanford Stapleton died July 13, 1945 in Johnson County at the age of 60. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to his obituary, Arthur Morris (age 83), son of the late John and Martha Adams Morris, was a World War I veteran and a retired school teacher. He was born March 23, 1886 in Lawrence County, died March 5, 1970 in a local Johnson County hospital, and was buried in Morris Cemetery in Cherokee. He was survived by his wife, Stella Stapleton Morris; 1 daughter, Mrs. Lucille Graham (of Cherokee); 1 step-daughter, Mrs. Erie Williams (Paintsville), 2 brothers, Davis Morris (Louisa) and Archie Morris (Columbus, Ohio); 2 sisters, Mrs. Virgie Gartin (Centerburg, Ohio) and Mrs. Mollie Adams (Beaver, Ohio); 4 grandchildren; and 5 step-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Arthur Morris was born March 22, 1887, and died in March of 1970. He received his Social Security card in 1955 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Arthur Morris died March 5, 1970 in Johnson County at the age of 83. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 77 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Sanford D. Stapleton is listed as the head of the household for house #54, he's a farmer born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 2 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Stella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 22), Earrie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 7 months), and Buel Conley (brother-in-law, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17).

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 45 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 13 & 14, 1920), Sanford Stapleton is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Stella M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), Erie E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Arnold D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 48 of the 1930 census for District 58-1 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1930), Sanford Stapleton is listed as the head of the household for house #493, he's a teamster working for the telephone company, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Stella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 42), and Arnold (son, married, presser in a cleaning shop, born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 19). There is no sign of Arnold's wife.

On page 12 of the 1940 census for District 58-14 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1940), Sanford D. Stapleton is listed as the head of the household for house #88, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 54 years old. Also listed is Stella M. (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 52).

    The children of STELLA CONLEY and SANFORD STAPLETON are:

    1. ERIE E. STAPLETON, b. September 30, 1908, Kentucky, d. July 18, 1993, Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOHN A. WILLIAMS.
    2. ARNOLD D. STAPLETON, b. 1911, Kentucky, d. 1968, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARJORIE THORNTON.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Arnold Stapleton (age 57), was a plant foreman for the Catapillar Tractor Company and a resident of Decatur, Illinois at time of his death. He was survived by his wife, Marjorie Thornton Stapleton (of Decatur); his mother, Stella Stapleton Morris (Sitka); his stepfather, Arthur Morris; 1 sister, Erie Williams (Paintsville); 1 son, Forrest Roger Stapleton (Norfolk, Virginia); and 1 daughter, Betty Colvin (Decatur). He was buried in the family cemetery in Sitka. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







WILLIAM ELLSWORTH CONLEY, son of JOHN MASON CONLEY and LOUISE (unknown last name), was born December 3, 1893 in St. Louis, Missouri, died November 9, 1952, and is buried in Pinecrest Memorial Park and Garden Mausoleum in Alexander, Saline County, Arkansas. He married DAISY PEARL SMITH, daughter of HENRY MILTON SMITH and DAISY PEARL FLETCHER, October 20, 1920 in Searcy, White County, Arkansas. She was born March 13, 1903 in Searcy, White County, Arkansas, died April 20, 1997 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, and is buried in Pinecrest Memorial Park and Garden Mausoleum in Alexander, Saline County, Arkansas.

Notes: According to her birth certificate, Daisy Pearl Smith was born March 13, 1903 in Searcy, White County, Arkansas, to Henry Milton Smith (b. Illinois, age 30) and Daisy Pearl Fletcher Smith (b. Alabama, age 21).

When William Ellsworth Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Dierks, Arkansas, he stated that he was a business manager [hard to read] in Dierks, that he was single, and that he was born December 3, 1893 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes and light-colored hair.

Notes: When William Ellsworth Conley's World War II draft registration card was filled out in Little Rock, Arkansas [undated, but in 1942], he stated that he was working for the Arkansas State Highway Department, that the person who would always know his address was Mrs. W. E. conley of North Little Rock, and that he was born December 3, 1893 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was found to be 5 feet 9 inches tall, he weighed 200 pounds, and he had hazel eyes, gray hair, and a ruddy complexion.

According to Missouri marriage records, William Ellsworth Conley (resident of Searcy, White County, age 26) married Daisy Pearl Smith (resident of Searcy, White County, age 17) on October 20, 1920.

A photo of his headstone shows that William E. Conley Sr. lived from December 3, 1893 to November 9, 1952. Information found on findagrave.com shows that he was buried in Section 10 of Pinecrest Memorial Park and Garden Mausoleum.

A photo of her headstone shows that Daisy S. Conley lived from March 13, 1903 to April 20, 1997. Information found on findagrave.com shows that she was also buried in Section 10 of Pinecrest Memorial Park and Garden Mausoleum.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Daisy S. Conley was born March 13, 1903, and died April 20, 1997. She received her Social Security card in 1952 in Arkansas, and her last place of residence was in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.

On page 47 of the 1920 census for District 168 (Searcy) in White County, Arkansas (dated January 14, 1920), Henry M. Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #471, he's a railroad engineer, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Daisy (wife, born in Alabama, parents born in Georgia, age 38), Daisy (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 16), Charles (son, born in Arkansas, age 13), Marvin (son, born in Arkansas, age 8), and Mary Margaret (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 3 years 9 months).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 60-52 (Eastman) in Pulaski County, Arkansas (dated April 4, 1930), William E. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's the superintendent of a pairing company, born in Missouri, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Missouri, first married at age 28, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Daisy (wife, born in Arkansas, father born in Illinois, mother born in Georgia, first married at 18, age 27), W. E. Jr. (son, born in Arkansas, age 8), Louise (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 6), Dorothy (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 4), and John M. (father, widowed, bookkeeper for a lumber company, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 70).

On pages 40 & 41 of the 1940 census for District 60-111 (North Little Rock) in Pulaski County, Arkansas (dated April 12 & 13, 1940), W. E. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #424, he's highway department supervisor, born in Missouri, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 4 years of high school, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Daisy (wife, born in Arkansas, 1 year of high school, age 37), William E. Jr. (son, born in Arkansas, age 18), Louise (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 16), and Dorothy (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 14).

    The children of WILLIAM CONLEY and DAISY SMITH are:

    1. WILLIAM ELLSWORTH CONLEY JR., b. July 31, 1921, Arkansas, d. February 16, 1980, buried in Alexander, Saline County, Arkansas.
      Notes: A photo of his headstone shows that William E. Conley was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and that he lived from July 31, 1921 to February 16, 1980. Information found on findagrave.com shows that he was buried in the same cemetery as his parents.
    2. LOUISE CONLEY, b. 1924, Arkansas.
    3. DOROTHY CONLEY, b. 1926, Arkansas.







LOURANY "LORA" CONLEY, daughter of STEPHEN M. CONLEY and MARY ELIZABETH SALYER, was born July 1, 1889 in Kentucky, died March 22, 1968 in Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Jacob's Cemetery in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio. She married JOSEPH P. STURGELL, son of WILLIAM STURGELL and SUSAN YOUNG, about 1909. He was born May 24, 1885 in Kentucky, and died December 28, 1973 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, William Sturgill married Susan Young on January 12, 1874 in Lawrence County.

When Joseph Sturgell's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Scioto County, Ohio, he stated that he was working for C & O Railroad and living in Lucasville, Scioto County, that his closest relative was Lora Sturgell of Lucasville, and that he was born May 24, 1885. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had gray eyes and black hair.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Lora Sturgell lived from 1889 to 1968, and was buried in Jacob's Cemetery in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio. No photo of her headstone is provided.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lora Sturgell was born July 1, 1889, and died March 15, 1968. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Lora Sturgell was born about 1890, and died March 22, 1968 at home in Scioto County at the age of 78. She was divorced at the time of her death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Joseph P. Sturgell was born about 1886, and died December 28, 1973 in Southern Ohio Medical Center-Mercy in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 87. He was married and living in Scioto County at the time of his death.

On page 1 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Georges Creek) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), William Sturgell is listed as the head of the household for house #7, he's a farmer, born in October of 1854 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 26 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Susan (wife, born in 1856 in Kentucky, mother born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, age 44), Steven (son, born in August of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Joseph (son, born in May of 1866 in Kentucky, age 14), Lida (daughter, born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Leva (daughter, born in 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Wayne (son, born in August of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), and McKinley (son, born in July of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to a Joseph (age 80) and Lethie (age 70) Sturgell.

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 97 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), Joe Sturgell is listed as the head of the household for house #5, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Lora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 1 year, age 19), and Ivan (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 month). Joseph's parents are in house #7.

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 122 (Union Township) in Pike County, Ohio (dated January 6, 1920), Joseph P. Sturgell is listed as the head of the household for house #55, he's a laborer for the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Lora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), Ivin (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), May (daughter, born in Ohio, age 7), and Elizabeth (daughter, born in Ohio, age 2 years 6 months).

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 71-14 (Jefferson Township) in Ross County, Ohio (dated April 3, 1940), Joe Sturgell is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a section foreman for the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Lora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 39), Elizabeth (daughter, born in Ohio, age 12), Joeseph [sic] (son, born in Ohio, age 3), and Geneva (daughter, born in Ohio, age 11 months).

On page 12 of the 1940 census for District 73-61 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 9, 1940), Joesph Sturgell [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #105, he's a section foreman for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Scioto County in 1934, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Lora (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 50), Joesph [sic] (son, born in Ohio, age 13), Geneva (daughter, born in Ohio, age 10), Gary (grandson, born in Ohio, he was living in rural Scioto County in 1935, age 7), and Sharon Lou (granddaughter, born in Ohio, age 3).

    The children of LORA CONLEY and JOSEPH STURGELL are:

    1. IVAN STURGELL, b. 1910, Kentucky.
    2. MAY STURGELL, b. 1913, Ohio.
    3. ELIZABETH STURGELL, b. 1917, Ohio.
    4. JOSEPH STURGELL, b. 1927, Ohio.
    5. GENEVA STURGELL, b. 1929, Ohio.







WILLIAM WALTER "WALTER" CONLEY, son of WILLIAM L. "BLUFORD" CONLEY and NANCY JANE RITCHIE, was born May 22, 1884 in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died September 19, 1977 in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, and is buried in Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married FLORENCE E. SMALL, daughter of WILLIAM CALVIN SMALL and ELIZA JOHNSON, about 1920. She was born March 31, 1889 in Dayton, Rhea County, Tennessee, died August 16, 1970 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, and is buried in Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Walter Conley can be found on page 30 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Tennessee marriage record transcripts, William Small married Eliza Johnson on February 13, 1888 in Anderson County.

According to his death certificate, William Calvin Small died March 29, 1915 in Anderson County, Tennessee, from apoplexy. Also on this certificate, his birth date is listed as North Carolina, his birth date as July 1857, his marital status as married, his occupation as coal miner, his parents as McCager Small (b. New York) and Elzira Johnson (b. Tennessee), the informant as Alact Hall of Oliver Springs, Tennessee, and the burial place as Oliver Springs Cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Lizza Johnson Small died April 11, 1917 in Anderson County, Tennessee, from pellegra. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Anderson County, her birth date as February 13, 1870, her marital status as either married or widowed [misplaced checkmark], her parents as Tom Johnson (b. Anderson County) and Bettie Giles (b. North Carolina), the informant as Joe Giles of Harlan, Kentucky, and the burial place as Oliver Springs Cemetery.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and photos of their headstones shows that William Walter Conley lived from May 22, 1884 to September 19, 1977, and was buried in Mayo Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Florence E. Small Conley lived from March 31, 1889 to August 16, 1970, and was buried in the same cemetery. On Walter's headstone it also says that he was a coal miner and the father of Dan, Mildred, and Bill, and on Florence's headstone it says "Loving wife for 50 golden years and wonderful mother of Dan Mildred and Bill." Daughter Mildred is buried in the same cemetery.

According to his obituary, William Walter Conley (age 93), was born May 22, 1884 in Wheelersburg, Kentucky, died September 19, 1977 in Knoxville, Tennessee, following an extended illness, and was buried in May Memorial Cemetery in Paintsville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Conley, on August 16, 1970. He was survived by 2 sons, William F. Conley (of Knoxville) and Daniel C. Conley (Knoxville); 1 daughter, Mary Mildred Hopkins (Baltimore, Maryland); several brothers; and 9 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Walter Conley was born May 22, 1888 [sic], and died in September of 1977. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, William W. Conley died September 19, 1977 in Tennessee at the age of 93. He was living in Johnson County, Kentucky, at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Florence Small Conley (age 81), daughter of William Calvin and Eliza Johnson Small, was a former Paintsville resident. She was born in Dayton, Tennessee, died August 16, 1970 in a Lexington, Kentucky, hospital, following an illness of several weeks, and was buired in Mayo Cemetery. She was survived by her husband, Walter W. Conley; 2 sons, William F. Conley (of Knoxville, Tennessee) and Dan Conley (Middlesboro, Tennessee); 1 daughter, Mrs. Mildred Hopkins (Baltimore, Maryland); 2 sisters, Mrs. R. A. David (Leesburg, Florida) and Mrs. Nell Caudill (Bloomington, Indiana); and 7 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Florenc Conley [sic] died August 16, 1970 in Fayette 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 86 (Civil District No. 8) in Rhea County, Tennessee (dated June 13, 1900), William Small is listed as the head of the household for house #236, he's a coal miner, born in July of 1859 in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, married for 13 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Liza (wife, born in December of 1869 in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, married for 13 years, she's given birth to 4 children and 1 is still living, age 30), and Florence (daughter, born in March of 1888 in Tennessee, age 12).

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 8 (Civil District 7) in Anderson County, Tennessee (dated May 2, 1920), William Small is listed as the head of the household for house #210, he's a coal miner, born in North Carolina, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Tennessee, 1st marriage, married for 22 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Eliza (wife, born in Tennessee, father born in North Carolina, mother born Tennessee, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and 4 are still living, age 40), Florence (daughter, born in Tennessee, age 20), Nellie (daughter, born in Tennessee, age 8), Vada (daughter, born in Tennessee, age 5), and Pearl (daughter, born in Tennessee, age 1).

On page 31 of the 1930 census for District 58-1 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1930), Walter Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #318, he's a house painter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 31, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Florence (wife, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, first married at 31, age 41), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Mildred (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

    The children of WALTER CONLEY and FLORENCE SMALL are:

    1. WILLIAM F. CONLEY, b. 1921, Harlan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William F. Conley was born in Harlan County to Florence Small.
    2. MARY MILDRED "MILDRED" CONLEY, b. October 3, 1923, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 7, 1994, Baltimore, Maryland, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) HOPKINS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary M. Conley was born October 3, 1923 in Johnson County to Flornce Sinill.
      According to her obituary, Mary Mildred Conley Hopkins (age 70), daughter of the late Walter and Florence Small Conley, was born October 3, 1923 in Johnson County, died September 7, 1994 at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and was buried in Mayo Memorial Cemetery in Paintsville. She was survived by 1 son, David Hopkins (of Baltimore); 1 daughter, Holly Wirth (Baltimore); and 2 brothers, William F. "Bill" Conley (Knoxville, Tennessee) and Daniel Conley (Knoxville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. DANIEL C. CONLEY, b. 1931, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Daniel C. Conley was born in Johnson County to Florence Small.







RUDOLPH CONLEY, son of LEANDER CONLEY and LAURA JANE LYONS, was born March 2, 1926 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died November 5, 1989 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married MARIE MCKENZIE, daughter of WILLIAM MCKENZIE and TENNIE BOWENS, December 9, 1946 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born March 4, 1926 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died September 5, 1993 in Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Rudolph Conley was a veteran of World War II.

Marie McKenzie's parents' names were confirmed by finding the obituary of her father (1902-1979).

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Rudoff Conley was born March 2, 1926 in Johnson County to Laura Lyons.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Rudolph Conley was born March 2, 1926, and died November 5, 1989. He recieved his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Lowmansville, Lawrence County, Kentucky.

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Willy McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #65, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Tennie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 22), Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Carl E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).







EVERETT ELLIOTT REED, son of RACHEL CARRIE CONLEY and JOHN E. REED, was born December 17, 1884 in Kentucky, died October 2, 1929 in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) MURTILDA J. "MYRTLE" TRIMBLE, daughter of SOLA GERTRUDE CONLEY and WILLIAM J. TRIMBLE, July 5, 1915 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born October 5, 1892 in Kentucky, died July 14, 1988 in Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, and is buried in Baltimore National Cemetery in Catonsville, Baltimore County, Maryland. He married (2) FLORENCE MEALER, daughter of THOMAS MEALER and CARRIE YODER. She was born about 1906 in Tennessee, died October 2, 1939 in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ducktown, Polk County, Tennessee. Myrtle Trimble married (2) GEORGE EMORY HALL about 1922. He was born October 9, 1889 in West Virginia, died December 26, 1951, and is buried in Baltimore National Cemetery in Catonsville, Baltimore County, Maryland.

Notes: Information on Myrtle Trimble 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 be also found on page 489 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

Thomas and Carrie Yoder Mealer can be found in 1900 and 1930 in Polk County, Tennessee, but couldn't be found in 1910 or 1920.

According to her death certificate, Carrie Yoder Mealer died August 30, 1953 in Harbuck, Polk County, Tennessee, from stomach cancer. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Ducktown, Tennessee, her birth date as unknown, her age as 73, her marital status as widowed, her father as Charles Yoder, her mother's maiden name as "unknown," the informant as Mrs. Gus Mealer of Turtletown, and the burial place as Zion Hill Cemetery in Ducktown, Tennessee.

When Everett Reed's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a miner in Wheelwright, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Myrtle Reed of Wheelwright, and that he was born December 17, 1884. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and gray hair.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Myrtie Trimble (age 23) married Everett E. Reed (age 28) on July 5, 1915 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, Everett Reed died October 2, 1929 in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "Accident crossing railroad hit by train fractured skull, crushed chest, broken pelvis." Also on this certificate, his age is listed as 44, his marital status as married, his wife as Florence Reed, his occupation as wireman in the coal mines, his parents as John Reed (b. Kentucky) and Rachel Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as E. H. Preston of Jenkins, Kentucky, and the burial place as Oil Springs, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Everett Reed died October 2, 1929 in Letcher County at the age of 44.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstones shows that Myrtle Hall, wife of Seaman George E. Hall Sr., U.S.N., lived from October 5, 1892 to July 14, 1988, and was buried in Plot I, O, 13595, in Baltimore National Cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland, and that George Emory Hall of West Virginia, lived from October 9, 1899 [his headstone shows 1899, but he was born in 1889 according to the census reports] to December 26, 1951, and was buried in Plot I, O, 13596 in the same cemetery. George's headstone is also engraved with "SEA USNRF WORLD WAR I."

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Myrtle Hall was born October 5, 1894, and died July 14, 1988. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia.

According to an index of U.S. veteran's gravesites, Myrtle Hall, wife of George Emory Hall, lived from October 5, 1892 to July 14, 1988, and was buried in Section I Site 13595 in Baltimore National Cemetery at 5501 Frederick Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland.

According to her death certificate, Florence Mealer Reed died October 2, 1939 in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "Accident. Crossing railroad in car hit & killed suddenly." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Tennessee, her age as 23, her marital status as married, her husband as Everett Reed., her parents as Thomas Mealer (b. Tennessee) and Carrie Yodar (b. Tennessee), the informant as Mrs. Ethel Pittman of Burdine, Kentucky, and the burial place as Duck Town, Tennessee.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Florence Reed died October 2, 1929 in Letcher County at the age of 23.

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1920), W. J. Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Sola G. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 51), Pairs (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 28), Myrtle Reed (daughter, married, not working, born in Kentucky, age 27), James (son, married, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 25), Gillia (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Golda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Theadore (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Johnie M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Florence E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Clarence Trimble (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4), Edward Trimble (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1), and Beulah Trimble (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 30-6 (Chattaroy) in Mingo County, West Virginia (dated April 4, 1930), George E. Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #84, he's a fireman in the coal mines, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at age 33, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Myrtle (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 28, age 36), Billie C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Douglas F. (son, born in West Virginia, age 8), George E. Jr. (son, born in West Virginia, age 5), and William T. (son, born in West Virginia, age 3 years 7 months).

On page 23 of the 1940 census for District 93-23 (Maiden Spring) in Tazewell County, Virginia (dated May 6, 1940), George E. Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #196, he's a coal miner, born in West Virginia, he was living in rural Mingo County, West Virginia, in 1935, he has 4 years of high school, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Myrtle (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 47), George (son, born in West Virginia, age 15), William (son, born in West Virginia, age 12), Betty Lou (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 9), Morgan (son, born in Virginia, age 1), William Reed (step-son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Mingo County, West Virginia, in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 23), and Douglas Reed (step-son, born in West Virginia, he was living in rural Mingo County, West Virginia, in 1935, age 18).

    The children of EVERETT REED and MYRTLE TRIMBLE are:

    1. WILLIAM C. REED, February 11, 1917, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William C. Reed was born February 11, 1917 in Johnson County to Murtilda Trimble.
    2. DOUGLAS FRANCIS REED, b. 1922, Kentucky, d. April 1943, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his obituary in the Paintsville Herald on Thursday, April 15, 1943, "Douglas Francis Reed died of a heart disease at the Paintsville Clinic after an illness of four months. He was 21 years old and had prior to his illness been employed in Washington, D. C. as a radio technician. When a small boy, his father, Everett Elliott Reed, died and his mother was married to G. E. Hall, Barnetts Creek. The following brothers and sisters survive: W. C. Reed, Baltimore, Md.; Geo. E. Hall, Washington, D. C.; Betty Lou, Jack and Morgan Hall, all at home. The body was laid to rest in the Trimble Cemetery at Barnetts Creek Wednesday afternoon, Rev. Furman Blair in charge." (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

    The children of MYRTLE TRIMBLE and GEORGE HALL are:

    1. GEORGE EMORY HALL JR., b. 1925, West Virginia.
    2. WILLIAM T. HALL, b. 1926, West Virginia.
    3. BETTY LOU HALL, b. 1931, West Virginia.
    4. MORGAN HALL, b. 1939, West Virginia.
    5. JACK HALL.







MALLIE M. PREWITT, daughter of MARY KATHERINE CONLEY, and WILLIAM A. PREWITT, was born November 24, 1896 in Kentucky, died February 5, 1982 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in La Follette, Campbell County, Tennessee. She married HOMER HUGHES, son of Z. RUSSELL "RUSSELL" HUGHES and TILDA DAVIS, about 1915. He was born March 25, 1898 in Oswego, Campbell County, Tennessee, died April 7, 1969 n La Follette, Campbell County, Tennessee, and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in La Follette, Campbell County, Tennessee.

Notes: Tilda Davis Hughes reportedly died in 1901 at the age of 22.

According to their marriage certificate, Z. R. Hughes married Tilda Davis on November 20, 1896 in Campbell County, Tennessee.

When Homer Hughes' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Whitley County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a coal miner in Red Ash, Kentucky, that he was married and had 1 child, and that he was born March 25, 1896 in Oswego, Tennessee [although it says "No Record of Birth Am told this is correct"]. He was found to be tall, and he had blue eyes and red hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

Information found on findagrave.com, including their obituaries and a photo of their headstone shows that Mallie Hughes lived from 1896 to 1982, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in La Follette, Campbell County, Tennessee, and that Homer Hughes lived from 1898 to 1969, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her obituary, which originally appeared in The La Follette Press on Thursday, February 18, 1982:

     "Mrs. Homer (Mallie) Hughes, 85, formerly of LaFollette, died February 5 in Dayton, Ohio.
     "She was a member of Cumberland Avenue Church of God and was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Hughes and a son, Walter Hughes.
     "The funeral was February 9 at the Cumberland Avenue Church of God with the Rev. Bill Clevinger officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.
     "Mrs Hughes is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edna Byrd of Dayton and Mrs. Nell Parrott of Lake Station, Ind.; one son, William H. Hughes of Ypsilanti, Mich.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Demma Russell of Corbin, Ky."

According to his obituary, which originally appeared in The La Follette Press on Thursday, April 10, 1969:

     "Homer Hughes, 71, of LaFollette, died Monday. He was a member of Cumberland Avenue Church of God and a retired coal miner.
     "Survivors are wife, Mallie Hughes; daughters, Mrs. Edna Byrd, Dayton, Ohio, Mrs. Neil Parrott, Gary, Ind.; sons, William H. Hughes, Kingston, Walter R. Hughes, Dayton; sisters, Nona Goins, Baltimore, Geanette Wilson, Genina Ayers and Flossie Ayers, Habersham; brother, Luther Hughes, Clinton.
     "Services were Wednesday at the Cumberland Avenue Church of God with the Rev. W. E. Wright officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Cross Funeral Home was in charge.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mallie Hughes was born November 24, 1896, and died in February of 1982. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Michigan, and her last place of residence was in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Mallie M. Hughes was born about 1897 in Kentucky, and died February 5, 1982 in Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Montgomery County, at the age of 85. She was widowed and living in Montgomery County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Homer Hughes was born March 25, 1898, and died in April of 1969. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Tennessee, and his last place of residence was in La Follette, Campbell County, Tennessee.

On page 18 of the 1900 census for District 37 (Civil District 10) in Campbell County, Tennessee (dated June 7 & 8, 1900), Rus Hughes is listed as the head of the household for house #178, he's a coal miner, born in January of 1870 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Tennessee, married for 3 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Tildie (wife, born in January of 1879 in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, married for 3 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 21), Homer (son, born in March of 1898 in Tennessee, age 2), and Erl (son, born in January of 1900 in Tennessee, age 5 months).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for Ward 7 in Saint Louis City, Missouri (undated), Russell Z. Hughes is listed as the head of the household for family #101 in house #42, he's a horse trader, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 7 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are May (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 7 years, she's given birth to 3 children and 1 is still living, age 29), Flossie (daughter, born in Tennessee, parents born in Kentucky, age 1 year 8 months), Homer (son, born in Tennessee, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), and Joseph L. (brother, married, foreman in a livery stable, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, age 35).

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 294 (Jellico) in Whitley County, Kentucky (dated February 9, 1920), Homer Hughes is listed as the head of the household for house #142, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Mattie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), Ednie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 2 months), and Mossy N. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7 months).

On page 22 of the 1930 census for District 7-14 (Civil District 4) in Campbell County, Tennessee (dated April 21, 1930), Homer Hughes is listed as the head of the household for house #208, he's a coal miner, born in Tennessee, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Tennessee, first married at age 17, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Mallie (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in the United States, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 33), Mary E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Mossie N. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Walter R. (son, born in Tennessee, age 2).

On page 25 of the 1940 census for District 7-11 in Campbell County, Tennessee (dated April 9, 1940), Homer Hughes is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a timber man in the coal mines, born in Tennessee, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 3rd grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Mallie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 43), Mossie (daughter, single, sales lady in a dry goods store, 1 year of high school, age 20), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Walter (son, born in Tennessee, age 12).

    The children of MALLIE PREWITT and HOMER HUGHES are:

    1. MARY EDNA "EDNA" HUGHES, b. September 4, 1916, Whitley County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BYRD.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary E. Hughes was born September 4, 1916 in Whitley County to Mollie Prewitt.
    2. MOSSIE NELL "NELL" HUGHES, b. August 14, 1919, Whitley County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) PARROTT.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mossie N. Hughes was born August 14, 1919 in Whitley County to Mollie Prewitt.
    3. WILLIAM H. HUGHES, b. July 11, 1922, Whitley County, Kentucky, d. October 1986, Kingston, Roane County, Tennessee.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mossie N. Hughes was born August 14, 1919 in Whitley County to Mollie Prewitt.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, William Hughes was born July 11, 1922, and died in October of 1986. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Tennessee, and his last place of residence was in Kingston, Roane County, Tennessee.
    4. WALTER R. HUGHES, b. 1928, Tennessee (deceased).







BETHEL HUGHES, daughter of EUGENE WALLACE HUGHES and LILLIE ROSE BLAIR, was born February 4, 1915 in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, died August 20, 1935 in Minnie, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married JOSEPH BOGGS, son of JOHN BOGGS and SARAH WALLEN, about 1929. He was born April 6, 1910 in Kentucky, and died September 21, 1970 in Richmond Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Notes: Joseph Boggs was the brother of Willie Boggs.

Social Security records show that Joe Boggs was born April 6, 1910, but he isn't found with his family in the 1910 census, which was taken April 29, 1910.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bethel Hughes was born February 4, 1915 in Lawrence County to Lilly Blair.

According to her death certificate, Ethel Hughes Boggs was killed instantly on August 20, 1935 in Minnie from a gunshot to the heart - a homocide. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Louisa, Kentucky, her birth date as February 4, 1915, her marital status as married, her husband as Joe Boggs, her parents as Eugene Hughes (b. Louisa, Kentucky) and Rosa Blair (b. Kentucky), the informant as Joe Boggs of Minnie, Kentucky, and the burial place as Paintsville.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Joe Boggs was born April 6, 1910, and died in September of 1970. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Joseph Boggs was born about 1910, and died September 21, 1970 in Richmond Heights, Cuyahoga County, at the age of 60. He was living and Euclid, Cuyahoga County, and he was married at the time of his death.

On page 34 of the 1910 census for District 49 (Prestonsburg) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1910), John Boggs is listed as the head of the household for house #303, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 26), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Californa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Laura B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Martha Wallen (sister-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 30 of the 1920 census for District 1 (Prestonsburg) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 14, 1920), John Boggs is listed as the head of the household for house #309, he's a coal miner, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Walter (son, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 20), Laura B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Joe (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Mabel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 36-21 (Magisterial District No. 6) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), Joe Boggs is listed as the head of the household for house #150, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 20 years old. Also listed is Bethel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 14, age 15). They are living next to Bethel's parents.







VIOLET BANKS, daughter of ALICE HANNAH and ELZIE L. BANKS, was born January 1, 1924 in Meally, Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 2, 2008 in San Marcos, Hays County, Texas, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia. She married (1) SAMUEL FLEMING ROBINSON, August 11, 1943. He was born in 1921 in Kentucky, and died September 18, 1952 in Sadmak, North Korea. She married (2) MONTGOMERY D. GIVENS, February 2, 1953. He was born December 1, 1918 in Browder, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, died April 1, 1980, was cremated in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia.

Notes: According to koreanwar.org, 1st Lt. Samuel F. Robinson was born February 20, 1923, enlisted in Pike County, Kentucky, was in the 38th Infantry Regiment K. CO. 2nd Infantry Division of the Army, and was killed in action on September 18, 1952.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Violet E. Banks was born January 1, 1924 in Johnson County to Alice Hannah.

According to her obituary, Violet Banks Robinson Givens, was born January 1, 1924 in Meally, died December 2, 2008 in San Marcos, Texas, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. She attended elementary school in Johnson County, graduated from Mead Memorial High School in Williamsport, Kentucky, attended the University of Kentucky in Lexington and the University of Maryland, and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in general studies at the Heidelberg University in Germany in June of 1961. An extensive traveler she lived in England, Germany and Amman, Jordan and visited all of the continents, and all fifty states in the U.S. She married (1) Lt. Samuel Fleming Robinson, of the U.S. Army, on August 11, 1943. He was killed in Sadmak, North Korea on September 18, 1951. They had 1 daughter, Jonnee. She married (2) Lt. Col. Montgomery D. Givens, of the U.S. Air Force, on February 2, 1953. They had 1 daughter, Teresa. She was preceded in death by by a granddaughter, Teresa Western DeLay [Ben DeLay] (Phoenix, Arizona). She was survived by 2 daughters, Jonnee Lynn Robinson Western [Dr. Arthur Boyd Western] (of Terre Haute, Indiana) and Teresa Coleman Givens Stankiewicz [Richard E. Stankiewicz] (San Marcos, Texas); 1 brother, Carl Banks [Marsha] (Orange Park, Florida); 1 sister, Velma Banks Arrowood (Meally), and 2 great-grandsons, Bradley DeLay (Phoenix, Arizona) and Sammie DeLay (Phoenix, Arizona). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his obituary, Montgomery Givens (age 60), was born December 1, 1918 in Browder, Kentucky, joined the Air Force in 1942, served as a bomber pilot in 3 wars, and died April 1, 1980 in a plane crash. He was survived by his wife, Violet Banks, whom he married in 1954; daughter and son-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Arthur (Jonnee) Western and grandchildren, Douglas, Sara, and Teresa (all of Butte, Montana); daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Kerry (Teresa) Newhardt (Austin, Texas); 3 brothers, Wayland Givens (Owensboro), Marshall Givens (Nashville, Tennessee), and Robert Givens (Maryville, Indiana); 5 sisters, Marie Givens Cook (Louisville), Iris Givens (Browder), Evelyn Givens Thompson (Browder), Ruby Givens Silvey (Orlando, Florida), and Ertis Givens (Orlando, Florida), and brother and sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Elzie Banks (Meally) and Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. Arrowood. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Montgomery Givens was born December 1, 1919, and died in April of 1980. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last benefit was paid in Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana.

    The child of VIOLET BANKS and SAMUEL ROBINSON is:

    1. JONNEE LYNN ROBINSON, m. ARTHUR BOYD WESTERN.

    The child of VIOLET BANKS and MONTGOMERY GIVENS is:

    1. TERESA COLEMAN GIVENS, m. (1) KERRY NEWHARDT, m. (2) RICHARD E. STANKIEWICZ.







BERTHA L. RIDGE, daughter of SARAH EMILY "EMILY" CRACE and JOHN R. RIDGE, was born September 23, 1891 in Minnesota, died April 11, 1947, and is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Anoka, Anoka County, Minnesota. She married (1) FRANKLIN MILLARD BERGERON, son of FRANCIS XAVIER BERGERON and MARY ELIZABETH REINWAND. He was born April 21, 1892 in Anoka, Anoka County, Minnesota, and died February 19, 1915 in Anoka, Anoka County, Minnesota. She married (2) OTTO WILLIAM WELLS about 1919. He was born February 21, 1881 in Germany, died June 1, 1974 in Anoka, Anoka County, Minnesota, and is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Anoka, Anoka County, Minnesota.

Notes: Information on Bertha Ridge can be found on page 36 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Otto Wells came to the United States in 1883 and became a naturalized citizen in 1896.

When Otto William Wells' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Anoka, Minnesota, he stated that he was a carpenter, that his nearest relative was either Sivia or Livia Wells, and that he was born February 21, 1881. He was found to be short, of medium build, and had blue eyes and brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Bertha L. Wells lived from September 23, 1891 to April 11, 1947, and was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Anoka, Anoka County, Minnesota, and that Otto W. Wells lived from 1881 to 1974, and was buried in the same cemetery. No headstone photos are provided.

According to Minnesota death record transcripts, Bertha L. Wells died April 11, 1947 in Anoka County.

According to Minnesota death record transcripts, Franklin Millard Bergeron died February 19, 1915 in Anoka County.

According to Minnesota death record transcripts, Otto Willilam Wells [sic] was born February 21, 1881, and died June 1, 1974 in Anoka County.

On page 6 of the 1900 census for District 16 (Anoka) in Anoka County, Minnesota (dated June 6, 1900), Francis Bergeron is listed as the head of the household for house #61, he's a farmer, born in June of 1865 in Minnesota, parents born in Canada, married for 13 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in September of 1867 in Michigan, parents born in Germany, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 32), Charley (son, born in December of 1887 in Minnesota, age 12), Henry (son, born in November of 1889 in Minnesota, age 10), Franklin (son, born in April of 1892 in Minnesota, age 8), Mabel (daughter, born in March of 1894 in Minnesota, age 6), Ethel (daughter, born in November of 1895 in Minnesota, age 4), and Earl (son, born in November of 1898 in Minnesota, age 1).

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 20 (Anoka) in Anoka County, Minnesota (dated April 28, 1910), Francis X. Bergeron is listed as the head of the household for house #68, he's a farmer, born in Minnesota, parents born in French Canada, 1st marriage, married for 23 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Michigan, parents born in Germany, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children, and all are still living, age 45), Henry (son, born in Minnesota, age 20), Franklin (son, born in Minnesota, age 18), Marie (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 16), Ethel (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 14), Earl (son, born in Minnesota, age 11), Myrtle (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 9), and Ruth (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 7).

On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 1 (Anoka) in Anoka County, Minnesota (dated January 16, 1920), Otto W. Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #203, he's a carpenter, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Bertha L. (wife, born in Minnesota, father born in Minnesota, mother born in Kentucky, age 28), and Keath Bergeron (son, born in Minnesota, parents born in Minnesota, age 6).

On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 2-1 (Anoka) in Anoka County, Minnesota (dated April 11, 1930), Otto W. Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #149, he's a house carpenter, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, first married at age 38, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Minnesota, father born in Minnesota, mother born in England, first married at 28, age 38), Keith A. Bergeron (son, born in Minnesota, father born in Denmark, mother born in Minnesota, age 16), Warren O. (son, born in Minnesota, father born in Denmark, mother born in Minnesota, age 9), Loid W. (son, born in Minnesota, father born in Denmark, mother born in Minnesota, age 7), and Alice May (daughter, born in Minnesota, father born in Denmark, mother born in Minnesota, age 6).

On page 13 of the 1940 census for District 2-1 (Anoka) in Anoka County, Minnesota (dated April 12, 1940), Otto Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #140, he's a carpenter, born in Germany, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Minnesota, 8th grade educaton, age 48), Warren (son, born in Minnesota, age 19), Lloyd (son, born in Minnesota, age 17), Alice (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 16), and Nancy (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 2).

    The child of BERTHA RIDGE and FRANKLIN BERGERON is:

    1. KEITH ARLEIGH BERGERON, b. August 23, 1913, Minnesota, d. June 11, 1979, Anoka County, Minnesota.
      Notes: According to Minnesota death record transcripts, Keith Arleigh Berguron was born August 23, 1913, and died June 11, 1979 in Anoka County. His mother maiden name is listed as Ridge.

    The children of BERTHA RIDGE and OTTO WELLS are:

    1. WARREN OTTO WELLS, b. September 11, 1920, Minnesota, d. 2005, Minnesota, m. VERONA LYDIA GEISFELD.
    2. LLOYD W. "BABE" WELLS, b. 1923, Minnesota.
    3. ALICE MAY WELLS, b. 1924, Minnesota, m. (unknown first name) CHAMBERLAIN.
    4. NANCY ANN WELLS, b. 1938, Minnesota, m. MYRON PIERI.

    (This information comes from Terry Crace and other sources)







DANIEL GREGORY SALYER, son of MATTIE MARIE ROWE and CHARLES E. SALYER, married (unknown).

Notes: Information on Daniel Salyer can be found on page 102 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of DANIEL SALYER and (unknown) is:

    1. JOSHUA SALYER.

    (This information comes from Deborah Rowe Kraft and other sources)







VEDA LAVANN SALYER, daughter of MATTIE MARIE ROWE and CHARLES E. SALYER, married STEVE DOEBEL.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 102 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of VEDA SALYER and STEVE DOEBEL are:

    1. MELISSA ANN DOEBEL.
    2. RYAN DOEBEL.

    (This information comes from Deborah Rowe Kraft and other sources)







DORIS GWEN ROWE, daughter of JAMES CLARTON "BILL" ROWE and GYPSY HAMPTON, married (1) JOSEPH PATRICK TUBBS. She married (2) DAVID LAND. He died in 2010.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 102 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of DORIS ROWE and JOSEPH TUBBS are:

    1. KRISTIN DEANN TUBBS, m. (1) (unknown), m. (2) CLAY DEESE.
    2. KARL JAMES TUBBS, m. ERICA (unknown last name).

    (This information comes from Deborah Rowe Kraft and other sources)







KRISTIN DEANN TUBBS, daughter of DORIS GWEN ROWE and JOSEPH PATRICK TUBBS, married (1) (unknown first name) BROWN. She married (2) CLAY DEESE.

Notes: Information on Kristin Tubbs can be found on page 102 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of KRISTIN TUBBS and (unknown first name) BROWN are:

    1. CAYDENCE BROWN.
    2. KELSEY BROWN.

    The children of KRISTIN TUBBS and CLAY DEESE are:

    1. SAVANNAH DEESE.
    2. CARSON DEESE.

    (This information comes from Deborah Rowe Kraft and other sources)







KARL JAMES TUBBS, son of DORIS GWEN ROWE and JOSEPH PATRICK TUBBS, married ERICA (unknown last name).

Notes: Information on Karl Tubbs can be found on page 102 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of KARL TUBBS and ERICA (unknown last name) are:

    1. KRUZ TUBBS.
    2. JAMES TUBBS.
    3. AUDREY TUBBS.

    (This information comes from Deborah Rowe Kraft and other sources)







DEBORAH KAY ROWE, daughter of JAMES CLARTON "BILL" ROWE and GYPSY HAMPTON, married EDWARD KRAFT.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 102 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of DEBORAH ROWE and EDWARD KRAFT are:

    1. CHAD MICHAEL KRAFT.
    2. SARAH ELIZABETH KRAFT, m. KYLE HAMER.
    3. REBEKAH ANN KRAFT.
    4. ADAM KRAFT.

    (This information comes from Deborah Rowe Kraft and other sources)







SARAH ELIZABETH KRAFT, daughter of DEBORAH KAY ROWE and EDWARD KRAFT, married KYLE HAMER.

    The children of SARAH KRAFT and KYLE HAMER are:

    1. ALEXIS HAMER.
    2. JAXEN HAMER.
    3. GRAYSON HAMER.

    (This information comes from Deborah Rowe Kraft and other sources)







SHARON ROWE, daughter of JAMES CLARTON "BILL" ROWE and GYPSY HAMPTON, married (1) DAVID ROBERT EHRNSBERGER. She married (2) GORDON KING.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 102 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of SHARON ROWE and DAVID EHRNSBERGER is:

    1. AMANDA LYNN EHRNSBERGER, m. (unknown).

    The child of SHARON ROWE and GORDON KING is:

    1. GYPSY KING.

    (This information comes from Deborah Rowe Kraft and other sources)







AMANDA LYNN EHRNSBERGER, daughter of SHARON ROWE and DAVID ROBERT EHRNSBERGER, married (unknown first name) KING. She married (2) (unknown first name) MATTSON.

Notes: Information on Amanda Ehrnsberger can be found on page 102 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of AMANDA EHRNSBERGER and (unknown first name) KING is:

    1. BRIANNA KING.

    The children of AMANDA EHRNSBERGER and (unknown first name) MATTSON are:

    1. SYDNEY MATTSON.
    2. JOSEPHINE MATTSON.

    (This information comes from Deborah Rowe Kraft and other sources)







FRANCIS MARION CONLEY, son of ANDREW JACKSON CONLEY and ELIZABETH JANE NICKELL, was born September 25, 1873 in Kentucky, died October 20, 1960 in Seattle, King County, Washington, and is buried in Sunnyslope Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Sunnyslope, Chelan County, Washington. He married LOLA GLADYS ELAM, daughter of LEANDER COX ELAM and MARTHA FRANCIS NICKELL, about 1904. She was born in March of 1875 in Kentucky, died March 7, 1960 in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, and is buried in Sunnyslope Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Sunnyslope, Chelan County, Washington.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, M. Francis Nickell was born November 9, 1858 in Morgan County to William J. Nickell [William Jackson Nickell] and Louisa Prater.

According to his death certificate, Leander C. Elam died May 24, 1938 in White Oak, Morgan County, Kentucky, from hypertensive heart disease. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Bloomington, Kentucky, his birth date as July 20, 1852, his marital status as married, his wife as Francis Elam, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Jerry M. Elam (b. Kentucky) and Elizabeth Nickells [Elizabeth Nickell] (b. Kentucky), the informant as Nick Elam of West Liberty, Kentucky, and the burial place as Elam Cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Martha Frances Little Elam died January 5, 1948 in Florress, Morgan County, Kentucky, from bronchial asthma. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as White Oak, Kentucky, her birth date as November 20, 1858, her marital status as widowed, her husband as L. C. Elam, her parents as Jackson Little (b. White Oak) and Louise Prater (b. Wells Station, Kentucky), the informant as McKinley Elam of Lexington, Kentucky, and the burial place as Florress.

When Francis Marion Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Chelan County, Washington, he stated that he was a farmer in Wenatchee, Chelan County, that his closest relative was Lola Conley of Wenatchee, and that he was born September 25, 1873. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and dark hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones shows that Francis Marion Conley lived from 1873 to 1960, and was buried in Sunnyslope Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Sunnyslope, Chelan County, Washington, and that Lola Gladys Conley lived from 1875 to 1960, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Washington death certificate transcripts, Francis M. Conley was born about 1873, and died October 20, 1960 in Seattle, King County, at the age of 87. His parents are listed as Jack Conley and Elizabeth Nickels.

A transcription of her death certificate found on findagrave.com shows that Lola Gladys Conley died March 7, 1960 in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington at the age of 85. Her parents are listed as Leander Cox Elam and Martha Frances Nickels.

According to Washington death certificate transcripts, Lola Gladys Elam Conley was born about 1875, and died March 7, 1960 in Tacoma, Pierce County, at the age of 85. Her parents are listed as Leander Cox Elam and Martha Frances Nickels.

On page 8 of the 1870 census for Precinct 8 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated July 7, 1870), Jackson Nickell is listed as the head of the household for house #50, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Louisa (born in Virginia, age 31), Phebe J. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Martha (born in Kentucky, age 12), Mary B. (born in Kentucky, age 9), Delilah (born in Kentucky, age 5), and Cass A. Mullins (male, farm laborer, born in Virginia, age 18).

On page 2 of the 1880 census for District 84 (Red River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1880), L. C. Elam is listed as the head of the household for house #17, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Martha F. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), Lola (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Smith (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Minnie (daughter, born in April of 1880 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 11 of the 1900 census for District 74 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Leander C. Elam is listed as the head of the household for house #95, he's a farmer, born in June of 1852 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 26 years, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Francis (wife, born in April of 1858 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 42), Lola (daughter, single, not working, born in March of 1877 in Kentucky, age 23), Smith (son, single, at school, born in March of 1878 in Kentucky, age 22), Jackson (son, born in March of 1882 in Kentucky, age 18), William G. (son, born in February of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Earnest (son, born in January of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Kelly (son, born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Mick (son, born in February of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), and Kinsley (son, born in May of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 26 (Columbia) in Chelan County, Washington (dated May 1910), Francis M. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #113, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Lola (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35), Vivian B. (daughter, born in Missouri, age 5), Francis E. (daughter, born in Washington, age 1). The scan of this census is very hard to read and some of this information was taken from the transcripts.

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 308 (Grange) in Chelan County, Washington (dated February 21, 1920), Francis M. Conley 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 46 years old. Also listed are Lola G. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45), Vivian B. (daughter, born in Missouri, age 15), Frances E. (daughter, born in Washington, age 11), Minnie A. (daughter, born in Washington, age 10), John P. (son, born in Washington, age 7), Timothy E. (son, born in Washington, age 6), Mark (son, born in Washington, age 4 years 2 months), and Katherine L. (daughter, born in Washington, age 2 years 8 months).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 4-16 (Grange) in Chelan County, Washington (dated April 8 & 9, 1930), Francis Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's a farmer with a fruit farm, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 29, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Lola (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 28, age 55), John P. (son, born in Washington, age 18), Timothy (son, born in Washington, age 16), and Mark (son, born in Washington, age 15).

On page 12 of the 1930 census for District 4-46 (Wenatchee) in Chelan County, Washington (dated April 16, 1930), the rest of this family is found living in the home of daughter Vivian. Vivian D. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #99, she's not working, born in Missouri, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 24 years old. Also listed are Frances E. (sister, telegraph operator, born in Washington, age 20), Lavina K. (sister, born in Washington, age 12), and Leander J. (brother, born in Washington, age 9).

    The children of FRANCIS CONLEY and LOLA ELAM are:

    1. VIVIAN B. CONLEY, b. November 17, 1904, Missouri, d. January 10, 1989, buried in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, m. EMMETT EARL LONG. He was b. December 27, 1898, d. December 26, 1973, buried in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Vivian Conley Long lived from November 17, 1904 to January 10, 1989, and was buried in Section H Lot 81 of Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, and that Emmett Earl Long lived from December 27, 1898 to December 26, 1973, and was buried in the same section and lot of the same cemetery.
    2. MAPLE CHRISTINE CONLEY, b. 1906, d. July 26, 1908, Telabrew, Chelan County, Washington, buried in Sunnyslope, Chelan County, Washington.
      Notes: Information found on findagrave.com, along with a transcription of her death certificate and a photo of her headstone, shows that Maple Christine Conley died July 26, 1908 at the age of 1 year 6 months 28 days in Telabrew, Chelan County, Washington, and was buried in Sunnyslope Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Sunnyslope, Chelan County, Washington. Her parents are listed as Francis M. and Lola Elam Conley.
    3. FRANCES E. CONLEY, b. August 7, 1908, Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, d. June 29, 1996, Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, buried in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, m. (1) HARRY ALFRED LARUE, April 1932. He d. 1951. She m. (2) ROSS A. MARTIN, February 14, 1995, Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington.
      Notes: According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Frances E. Conley LaRue Martin (age 76), daughter of Francis M. and Lola Elam Conley, was a lifelong resident of Wenatchee, Washington. She was born August 7, 1908, died June 29, 1996 in Highline Convalescent Center, and was buried in Sunnyslope Cemetery. She married Harry Alfred LaRue in April of 1932. He preceded her in death in 1951. She was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, John "Pat" Conley (Wenatchee) and Rev. Marc D. Conley (Grants Pass, Oregon); and 1 sister, Vivian Conley Long (Lexington, Kentucky). She married Ross A. Martin in Highline Convalescent Center on February 14, 1995. He survived her. She was also survived by 2 sons, Marvin E. (Rae Ann) LaRue Sr. (of East Wenatchee) and Gene (Susan) Martin (Chelan, Washington); 1 daughter, Gwen (Fred) Davidson (Torrence, California); 2 brothers, Tim E. Conley (Echo, Oregon) and Jack L. (Doris) Conley (Grants Pass, Oregon); 2 sisters, Alice "Mickey" (Frank) Fleming (San Diego, California) and Kay Dodson (Tacoma, Washington); 9 grandchildren; 7 step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 6 step-great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; and 2 step-great-great-grandchildren.
    4. MINNIE ALICE "MICKEY" CONLEY, b. 1910, Washington, m. FRANK FLEMING.
    5. JOHN PAUL "PAT" CONLEY, b. 1912, Washington, d. 1984, buried in Sunnyslope, Chelan County, Washington.
      Notes: Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of his headstone shows that John Paul "Pat" Conley lived from 1912 to 1984, and was buried in Sunnyslope Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Sunnyslope, Chelan County, Washington.
    6. TIMOTHY ELAM CONLEY, b. May 13, 1913, Washington, d. October 16, 2004, buried in Sunnyslope, Chelan County, Washington.
      Notes: Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of his headstone shows that Timothy Elam Conley lived from May 13, 1913 to October 16, 2004, and was buried in Sunnyslope Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Sunnyslope, Chelan County, Washington.
    7. MARC D. CONLEY, b. 1916, Washington.
    8. KATHERINE LAVINA "KAY" CONLEY, b. 1917, Washington, m. (unknown first name) DODSON.
    9. LEANDER JACK CONLEY, b. August 10, 1920, Washington, d. March 1, 2006, buried in Sunnyslope, Chelan County, Washington, m. (1) MARY (unknown last name), m. (2) DORIS (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to his obituary found on findagrave.com, Leander Jackson County (age 85), was born in Wenatchee, Washington, and died March 1, 2006. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary. He was survived by his wife, Doris; 1 son, Bill (Sharla) Conley; and 2 daughters, Jane (George) Benson and Vivian (Howard) Musgrove.
      A photo of his headstone shows that Jack L. Conley lived from August 10, 1920 to March 1, 2006. It also shows that he was a Corporal in the U.S. Army.







GLADYS MAY RIDGE, daughter of SARAH EMILY "EMILY" CRACE and JOHN R. RIDGE, was born March 24, 1897 in Minnesota, died February 7, 1993 in Ramsey County, Minnesota, and is buried in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. She married FRANK J. JOHNSON, son of CHARLES J. JOHNSON and KATE HENDRICKSON, about 1921. He was born June 14, 1889 in Minnesota, died October 10, 1981 in Hennepin County, Minnesota, and is buried in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.

Notes: According to Minnesota marriage record transcripts, C. J. Johnson married Kate Henderson on October 29, 1875 in Watonwan County.

According to Minnesota birth record transcripts, Frank Johnson was born June 14, 1889 to Charles J. Johnson and Kate Hendrickson.

When Frank Johnson's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 3, 1917 in Superior, Wisconsin, he stated that he was a locomotive engineer, that he was single, and that he was born June 14, 1889 in St. James, Minnesota. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had grey eyes and light brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Gladys M. Johnson lived from 1897 to 1993, and was buried in Block 17 in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, and that Frank Johnson lived from 1889 to 1981, and was buried in the same block of the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Gladys M. Johnson was born March 24, 1897, and died February 7, 1993. She received her Social Security card in 1954 in Minnesota, and her last place of residence was in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.

According to Minnesota death record transcripts, Gladys May Johnson was born March 24, 1897, and died February 7, 1993 in Ramsey County. Her mother's maiden name is listed as Crace.

According to Minnesota death record transcripts, "Frank (Nmi) Johnson" [no middle name] was born June 14, 1889, and died October 10, 1981 in Hennepin County. His mother's maiden name is listed as Henderson.

On page 4 of the 1900 census for District 270 (Saint James) in Watonwan County, Minnesota (dated June 5, 1900), Chas. J. Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a store clerk, born in May of 1852 in Sweden, parents born in Sweden, he immigrated to the United States in 1857 and is a naturalized citizen, married for 24 years, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Kate (wife, born in April of 1857 in Wisconsin, father born in Sweden, mother born in Norway, married for 24 years, she's given birth to 12 children and 8 are still living, age 43), Julia (daughter, born in January of 1881 in Minnesota, age 19), Walter (son, born in December of 1884 in Minnesota, age 15), Frank J. (son, born in June of 1889 in Minnesota, age 10), Hattie (daughter, born in April of 1893 in Minnesota, age 7), Mabel (daughter, born in March of 1895 in Minnesota, age 5), and Harry J. (son, born in October of 1896 in Minnesota, age 3).

On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 190 (Saint James) in Watonwan County, Minnesota (dated April 18 & 19, 1910), Charles J. Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a clerk in a general store, born in Sweden, parents born in Sweden, 1st marriage, married for 34 years, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Kate (wife, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Sweden, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living [hard to read], age 53), Frank J. (son, single, railroad fireman, born in Minnesota, age 20), Hattie C. (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 17), Mabel E. (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 15), Harry (son, born in Minnesota, age 13), and Ray D. (son, born in Minnesota, age 9).

On page 53 of the 1920 census for District 76 (Superior) in Douglas County, Wisconsin (dated January 15, 1920), Frank Johnson is found boarding in house #504, he's single, his occupation isn't readable, born in Minnesota, parents born in Sweden, and he's 30 years old.

On page 23 of the 1930 census for District 27-197 (Minneapolis) in Hennepin County, Minnesota (dated April 9, 1930), Frank Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #178, he's an engineer on a steam locomotive, born in Minnesota, parents born in the United States, first married at age 32, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Gladys M. (wife, born in Minnesota, father born in Minnesota, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 33), and Harriet M. (daughter, born in Wisconsin, age 4).

On page 23 of the 1940 census for District 89-265 (Minneapolis) in Hennepin County, Minnesota (dated April 16, 1940), Frank Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #243, he's a traveling engineer for the steam railroad, born in Minnesota, he was living in Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin, in 1935, he has 2 years of high school, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Gladys (wife, born in Minnesota, 8th grade education, age 43), Harriet (daughter, born in Wisconsin, age 14), and Priscilla (daughter, born in Wisconsin, age 5).

    The children of GLADYS RIDGE and FRANK JOHNSON are:

    1. HARRIET M. JOHNSON, b. 1926, Wisconsin.
    2. PRISCILLA JOHNSON, b. 1935, Wisconsin.







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