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JOHN ELICK WILES, son of ELLEN VICTORIA SLUSHER and GEORGE WASHINGTON "WASH" WILES, was born December 1, 1886 in Waldron, Scott County, Arkansas, died in September of 1939 in Oklahoma, and is buried in Fairview Cemetery in Panama, Le Flore County, Oklahoma. He married ETHEL E. CAGLE, daughter of THOMAS A. CAGLE and SUSANNAH A. COX. She was born March 29, 1896 in Oklahoma, died February 18, 1973 in Poteau, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Fairview Cemetery in Panama, Le Flore County, Oklahoma.

Notes: John Wiles reportedly died in a mining accident.

According to their marriage certificate, T. A. Cagle married Susannah Cox on May 7, 1890 in Texas County, Missouri.

When John Elick Wiles' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Panama, Oklahoma, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer, that he was married, and that he was born December 1, 1888 in Waldron, Arkansas. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had gray eyes and brown hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

Information found on findagrave.com shows that John and Ethel Wiles were both buried in Fairview Cemetery in Panama, Le Flore County, Oklahoma. No headstone photos are provided.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John Wiles was born December 1, 1888, and died in September of 1939. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma.

Ethel Wiles' obituary (found on findagrave.com):

"Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 20, 1973, at First Assembly of God Church in Poteau, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m., for Mrs. Ethel E. Wiles. Reverend J. A. Hobson and Reverend Jessie Parnell officiated.

"Mrs. Wiles was born March 29, 1896. She passed away February 18, 1973.

"Surviving are one daughter, one brother, three sisters, seven grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

"Interment was in the Fairview Cemetery at Panama, Oklahoma. Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements."

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ethel Wiles was born March 29, 1896, and died in February of 1973. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in Oklahoma, and her last place of residence was in Poteau, Le Flore County, Oklahoma.

On page 4 of the 1900 census for District 143 (Pierce) in Texas County, Missouri (dated June 2, 1900), T. A. Cagle is listed as the head of the household for house #36, he's a farmer, born in May of 1870 in Alabama, father born in Georgia, mother born in Alabama, married for 10 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Susie (wife, born in February of 1877 in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 23), Ponzo (son, born in January of 1894 in Indian Nation, age 6), Ethel (daughter, born in March of 1896 in Indian Nation, age 4), and Nettie (daughter, born in November of 1898 in Indian Nation, age 1).

On page 2 of the 1910 census for District 161 (Shady Point Township) in Le Flore, Oklahoma (dated April 23, 1910), John Wiles is found boarding in house #78, he's a farm laborer, born in Arkansas, parents born in the United States, and he's 22 years old.

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 146 (Bokoshe Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated May 5, 1910), Thomas A. Cagle is listed as the head of the household for house #171, he's a farmer, born in Alabama, parents born in Georgia, 1st marriage, married for 20 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Susan A. (wife, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 5 are still living, age 37), Alonzo S. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 16), Ethel E. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 14), Nette R. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 11), Lois D. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 9), Lona F. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 6), and Essie M. Williams (adopted child, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Missouri, age 4).

On page 20 of the 1930 census for District 40-31 (Shady Point Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated April 21, 1930), John W. Wiles is listed as the head of the household for house #189, he's a coal miner, born in Arkansas, parents born in the United States, first married at age 36, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Ethel E. (wife, born in Oklahoma, father born in Alabama, mother born in Missouri, first married at 16, age 34), and Augustine (adopted daughter, born in Oklahoma, parents born in the United States, age 6).

    The child of JOHN WILES and ETHEL CAGLE is:

    1. AUGUSTINE WILES, b. May 5, 1923, Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, d. July 10, 1996, Dallas County, Texas, buried in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, m. CLARENCE C. BELCHER. He was b. July 19, 1920, d. May 7, 2004, buried in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.
      Notes: Augustine Wiles was adopted.
      Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstone (photo 2) shows that Augustine W. Belcher lived from May 5, 1923 to July 10, 1996, and was buried in Restland Memorial Park in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, and that Clarence C. Belcher lived from July 19, 1920 to May 7, 2004, and was buried in the same cemetery.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Augustine Wiles Belcher was born May 5, 1923 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and died July 10, 1996. Her name was listed as Augustine Wiles in May of 1942, as Augustine Belcher in September of 1955, and her parents as John Wiles and Ethel Cagle.
      According to Texas death record transcripts, Augustine Belcher died July 10, 1996 in Dallas County.







LILLIE WILES, daughter of ELLEN VICTORIA SLUSHER and GEORGE WASHINGTON "WASH" WILES, was born November 20, 1889 in Arkansas. She married WILLIAM HENRY FEWELL about 1907. He was born April 17, 1879 in Arkansas.

Notes: Lillie Wiles name is listed as Nellie in the 1900 census, but as Lillie in the application that her father filled out in 1909 trying to get a portion of the money that was being paid out to Native Americans. It is found to be Lillie Fewell when the claim was rejected, and she lived in Panama, Oklahoma.

When William Henry Fewell's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Poteau, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Panama, Le Flore County, that his closest relative was Lillie Fewell, and that he was born April 17, 1879. He was found to be short and slender, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 161 (Shady Point Township) in Le Flore, Oklahoma (dated April 27, 1910), Henry W. Fuil is listed as the head of the household for house #106, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, parents born in the United States, 1st marriage, married for 3 years, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Arkansas, father born in Arkansas, mother born in the United States, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 20), and Elsie E. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 1 year 3 months).

On page 42 of the 1920 census for District 97 (Bokoshe Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated February 9 & 10, 1920), William H. Fewell is listed as the head of the household for house #416, he's a farmer, born in Arkansas, parents born in the United States, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Lilly (wife, born in the United States, parents born in the United States, not able to read or write, age 28), Elsie (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 28), Georgie (son, born in Oklahoma, age 7), and Allie (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 5).

On page 19 of the 1930 census for District 40-31 (Shady Point Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated April 19, 1930), William H. Fewell is listed as the head of the household for house #187, he's a farmer, born in Arkansas, parents born in the United States, first married at age 28, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Oklahoma, first married at 18, age 42), Elsie (daughter, single, not working, born in Oklahoma, age 21), George W. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 18), Alta M. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 15), and Margarite F. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 8). Lillie's brother, John, is in house #189.

    The children of LILLIE WILES and WILLIAM FEWELL are:

    1. ELSIE E. FEWELL, b. 1909, Oklahoma.
    2. GEORGE W. FEWELL, b. 1913, Oklahoma.
    3. ALTA M. FEWELL, b. 1915, Oklahoma.
    4. MARGARITE F. FEWELL, b. 1922, Oklahoma.







MINNIE MAY HOOD, daughter of SYLVANIA CAROLINE SLUSHER and WILLIAM BARTON HOOD, was born in September of 1898 in Indian Territory [Oklahoma]. She married JOHN W. MOORE about 1916. He was born April 2, 1891 in Texas, and died in May of 1969 in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

Notes: Minnie Hood Moore reportedly died about 1969 in Le Flore County, Oklahoma.

When John Moore's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Panama, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Panama, Oklahoma, that he was married and had 1 child, and that he was born April 2, 1891 in Texas. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes and black hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John Moore was born April 2, 1892, and died in May of 1969. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and his last place of residence was in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

On page 28 of the 1920 census for District 97 (Bokoshe Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated February 3, 4, & 5, 1920), John Moore is listed as the head of the household for house #371, he's a farmer, born in Texas, parents born in Tenessee, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in Oklahoma, parents born in the United States, age 22), Rubby (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 3 years 5 months), and Bulah (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 1 year 7 months).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 40-3 (Bokoshe Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated April 14, 1930), John W. Moore is listed as the head of the household for house #27, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Tennessee, first married at age 24, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Minnie M. (wife, born in Oklahoma, mixed blood (Cherokee), first married at 18, age 32), Ruby (daughter, born in Oklahoma, mixed blood (Cherokee), age 13), Harold [hard to read] (son, born in Oklahoma, mixed blood (Cherokee), age 4 years 9 months), Jessie H. (son, born in Oklahoma, mixed blood (Cherokee), age 2 years 7 months), and Silvie (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, mixed blood (Cherokee), age 71). They are living close to Minnie's brother Columbus.

On page 15 of the 1940 census for District 40-18 (Kennedy Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated April 22, 1940), John M. Moore is listed as the head of the household for house #136, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, he was living in rural Le Flore County in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, age he's 48 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in Oklahoma, 7th grade education, age 42), Harril (son, born in Oklahoma, age 15), Jessie (son, born in Oklahoma, age 12), Hazel (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 10), and Hellen (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 4).

    The children of MINNIE HOOD and JOHN MOORE are:

    1. RUBY MOORE, b. 1916, Oklahoma.
    2. BEULAH MOORE, b. 1918, Oklahoma, d. before 1930.
    3. HAROLD MOORE, b. 1925, Oklahoma.
    4. JESSIE H. MOORE, b. 1927, Oklahoma.
    5. HAZEL MOORE, b. 1930, Oklahoma.
    6. HELEN MOORE, b. 1936, Oklahoma.







ANNA PEARL "PEARL" HOOD, daughter of SIMUEL EDMOND HOOD and LAURA PEARL TOLETTE, was born August 28, 1906 in Oklahoma, died January 11, 1988 in Westville, Adair County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Old Bokoshe Memorial Gardens in Bokoshe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma. She married CLEVELAND SOCKEY, son of THOMAS SOCKEY and FRANCES (unknown last name), about 1923. He was born December 23, 1892 in Bokoshe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, died in November of 1969 in Panama, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Old Bokoshe Memorial Gardens in Bokoshe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma.

Notes: When Cleveland Sockey's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Bokoshe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, he stated that was single, that he was a self-employed farmer, that his race was Indian, and that he was born December 23, 1894 in Bokoshe, Oklahoma. He was found to be short and slender, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

Notes: When Cleveland Sockey's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 25, 1942 in Le Flore County, Oklahoma, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Bokeshe, Le Flore County, that the person who would always know his address was Robert Sockey of Bokoshe, and that he was born December 23, 1892 in Le Flore County, Oklahoma. He was found to be 5 feet 1 inch tall, he weighed 118 pounds, and he had brown eyes, black hair, and a dark brown complexion.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Pearl Sockey was born in 1906, and was buried in Old Bokoshe Memorial Gardens in Bokoshe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, and that Cleveland Sockey lived from 1892 to 1969, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Anna P. Sockey was born August 28, 1906, and died January 11, 1988. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and her last place of residence was in Westville, Adair County, Oklahoma.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Cleve Sockey was born December 23, 1892, and died in November of 1969. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and his last place of residence was in Panama, Le Flore County, Oklahoma.

On page 27 of the 1900 census for District 86 (Township 8) in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory (dated June 20, 1900), Thomas Socky is listed as the head of the household for house #295, he's a farmer, Indian, born in May of 1855 in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, married for 25 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Frances (wife, Indian, born in July of 1849 in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, married for 25 years, she's given birth to 6 children, and 3 are still living, age 50), Louis (son, Indian, born in August of 1883 in Mississippi, age 16), Robert (son, Indian, born in November of 1890 in Mississippi, age 9), Cleavland (son, Indian, born in December of 1892 in Mississippi, age 7), Dora Socky [Dora Sockey] (daughter-in-law, widowed, Indian, born in July of 1880 in Indian Territory, parents born in Indian Territory, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 19), and Edward Socky [Edward Sockey] (grandson, Indian, born in June of 1889 in Indian Territory, parents born in Indian Territory, age 11 months).

On page 25 of the 1910 census for District 146 (Bokoshe Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated April 15, 1910), Thomas Sockey is listed as the head of the household for house #5, he's a farmer, Indian, widowed, born in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, and he's 52 years old. Also listed is Cleveland (son, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Mississippi, age 17).

On page 42 of the 1920 census for District 97 (Bokoshe Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated February 9 & 10, 1920), Cleveland Sockey is found living in the home of his brother. Lewis Sockey is listed as the head of the household for house #408, he's a farmer, an Indian, born in Mississipi, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, Indian, born in Oklahoma, parents born in the United States, age 18), James W. (son, Indian, born in Oklahoma, father born in Mississippi, mother born in Oklahoma, age 6), Zelma (daughter, Indian, born in Oklahoma, father born in Mississippi, mother born in Oklahoma, age 3 years 9 months), Robert Sockey (brother, single, Indian, his occupation is hard to read, born in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, age 27), and Cleveland Sockey (brother, single, Indian, farm laborer, born in Mississippi, parents born in Mississippi, age 24).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 40-3 (Bokoshe Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated April 19, 1930), Cleve Sockey is listed as the head of the household for house #89 and family #94, he's a farmer, born in Oklahoma, full blood Choctaw, first married at age 31, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Pearl (wife, born in Oklahoma, mixed blood (Cherokee), first married at 17, age 23), and J. D. (son, born in Oklahoma, mixed blood (Choctaw), age 6).

On page 12 of the 1940 census for District 40-3 (Bokoshe Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated April 20, 1940), Cleveland Sockey is listed as the head of the household for house #101, he's a farmer, born in Oklahoma, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has 2 years of high school, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Pearl (wife, public school bus driver, born in Oklahoma, 5th grade education, age 34), Robert (brother, single, not working, born in Mississippi, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 1 year of high school, age 49), and J. D. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 16). They are living next to Pearl's parents.

    The child of PEARL HOOD and CLEVELAND SOCKEY is:

    1. J. D. SOCKEY, b. 1923, Oklahoma.







SIMUEL EDMOND HOOD, son of SYLVANIA CAROLINE SLUSHER and WILLIAM BARTON HOOD, was born October 26, 1884 in Missouri, died September 24, 1969, and is buried in Old Bokoshe Memorial Gardens in Bokoshe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma. He married LAURA PEARL "PEARL" TOLLETT, daughter of JOHN D. TOLLETT and ELIZA (unknown last name), about 1905. She was born November 27, 1887 in Arkansas, died March 10, 1961, and is buried in Old Bokoshe Memorial Gardens in Bokoshe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma.

Notes: Laura Pearl Tollett's father's full name was reportedly John Dudley Tollett, and her mother's maiden name was reportedly Eliza Ann Rogers.

When Sim Edmond Hood's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Poteau, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Bokoshe, Le Flore County, that his closest relative was Laura Hood, and that he was born October 26, 1884. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had grey eyes and dark-colored hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Sim E. Hood lived from October 26, 1884 to September 24, 1969, and was buried in Old Bokoshe Memorial Gardens in Bokoshe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, and that Laura P. Hood lived from November 27, 1887 to March 10, 1961, and was buried in the same cemetery. Pearl's parents are buried there as well.

On page 43 of the 1900 census for District 74 (Township 8) in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory (dated June 12, 1900), John D. Tollet is listed as the head of the household for house #451, he's a farmer, born in June of 1860 in Arkansas, parents born in Arkansas, married for 12 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Liza A. (wife, born in February of 1872 in Arkansas, parents born in Arkansas, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 28), Lora P. (daughter, born in November of 1887 in Arkansas, age 12), Elmer J. (son, born in October of 1889 in Arkansas, age 10), Ethel (daughter, born in March of 1892 in Indian Territory, age 8), Stella M. (daughter, born in May of 1896 in Indian Territory, age 4), and Etta M. (daughter, born in January of 1899 in Indian Territory, age 1).

On pages 1 & 2 of the 1910 census for District 161 (Shady Point Township) in Le Flore, Oklahoma (dated April 22, 1910), Sim E. Hood is listed as the head of the household for house #77, he's a farmer, born in the United States, parents born in the United States, 1st marriage, married for 4 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Laura P. (wife, born in Arkansas, parents born in Arkansas, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 27 [hard to read]), and Pearl (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 3).

On page 30 of the 1920 census for District 97 (Bokoshe Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated February 6 & 7, 1920), Sim E. Hood is listed as the head of the household for house #389, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, father born in the United States, mother born in Indiana, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Laurie (wife, born in Arkansas, parents born in Arkansas, age 32), and Pearl (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 13).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 40-3 (Bokoshe Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated April 19, 1930), Sim E. Hood is listed as the head of the household for family #95, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, mixed blood (Cherokee), 1st married at age 21, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Arkansas, parents born in Arkansas, first married at 18, age 42), and Robert Sockey (boarder, single, not working, born in Oklahoma, full blood Choctaw, age 39). They are living in the same dwelling as daughter Pearl. Robert Sockey was the brother of Cleveland Sockey.

On page 12 of the 1940 census for District 40-3 (Bokoshe Township) in Le Flore County, Oklahoma (dated April 20, 1940), Sim Hood is listed as the head of the household for house #100, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has no formal education, and he's 55 years old. Also listed is Laura (wife, born in Arkansas, 7th grade education, age 52). They are living next to their daughter.

    The child of SIM HOOD and LAURA TOLLETT is:

    1. ANNA PEARL "PEARL" HOOD, b. August 28, 1906, Oklahoma, d. January 11, 1988, Westville, Adair County, Oklahoma, buried in Bokoshe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, m. CLEVELAND SOCKEY.







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

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

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

    The children of EDGAR BLAIR and SARAH BLAIR are:

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







DOLLIE WALLACE, daughter of AMANDA "MANDY" SLUSHER and JOHN SHERMAN WALLACE, was born February 19, 1894 in Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas, died March 5, 1971 in El Monte, Los Angeles County, California, and is buried in Hillside Memorial Park in Redlands, San Bernardino County, California. She married (1) HARVEY WINSTON HUMPHREY, son of JESSE A. HUMPHREY and EMMA JAMES. He was born May 6, 1894 in Morrilton, Conway County, Arkansas, died in 1939, and is buried in Holdenville Cemetery in Holdenville, Hughes County, Oklahoma. She married (2) ERNEST GUY CLEGG, son of WILLIAM L. CLEGG and MARY ROSA HOLLEY. He was born February 10, 1898 in Arkansas, died December 28, 1966 in San Bernardino County, California, and is buried in Hillside Memorial Park in Redlands, San Bernardino County, California.

Notes: According to Arkansas marriage record transcripts, W. L. Clegg (resident of Independence County, Arkansas, age 21) married Rosa Halley (resident of Independence County, Arkansas, age 19) on April 9, 1897 in Independence County.

When Harvey Winford Humphrey's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5 [1917] in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, he stated that he was a farmer working for J. W. Pegg in Allen, Oklahoma, that he was married and had 2 children, and that he was born May 6, 1894 in Milton, Arkansas. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and brown hair.

When Guy Ernest Clegg's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in West Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, he stated the he was a day laborer, that his closest relative was W. L. Clegg of Spiro, Oklahoma, and that he was born February 10, 1898. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had gray eyes and light-colored hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) (photo 3) shows that Dollie Clegg lived from 1895 to 1971, and was buried in Hillside Memorial Park in Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, that Ernest G. Clegg lived from 1898 to 1966, was buried in the same cemetery, that H. W. Humphrey lived from 1895 to 1939, was buried in Holdenville Cemetery in Holdenville, Hughes County, Oklahoma, and that Harvey's parents were buried in the same cemetery that he was.

According to her obituary, Mrs. Dollie Clegg, was a resident of El Monte, California, at the time of her death. She died March 5, 1971, and was buried in Hillside Memorial Park in Redlands, California. She was survived by 4 sons, Marvin Humphrey, Arthur Humphrey, Lloyd Humphrey, and Wayne Clegg; 4 daughters, Mrs. Ruth Wagner, Mrs. Betty Gottech, Mrs. Wanda Pratt, and Mrs. Alice Cook; 2 sisters, Mrs. Jimmie Pickard and Mrs. Georgia Gee; 28 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Dollie Wallace Clegg was born February 14, 1894 in Arkansas. Her parents are listed as Mandie Shlusher and John S. Wallace.

According to California death record transcripts, Dollie Clegg was born February 14, 1894 in Arkansas, and died March 5, 1961 in Los Angeles County, California. His mother's maiden name is listed as Holley.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Harvey Humphrey was born May 6, 1894 in Marlton [Morrilton], Conway County, Arkansas. His name was listed as Harvey Winston Humphrey in May of 1837, and his parents were listed as Jesse A. Humphrey and Emma James.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ernest Clegg was born February 10, 1898, and died in December of 1966. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and his last place of residence was in Redlands, San Bernardino County, California.

According to California death record transcripts, Ernest G. Clegg was born February 10, 1898 in Arkansas, and died December 28, 1966 in San Bernardino County, California.

On pages 22 & 23 of the 1900 census for District 16 (Morrilton) in Conway County, Arkansas (dated June 9, 1900), J. A. Humphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #280, he's a day laborer, born in August of 1865 in Alabama, parents born in Georgia, married for 13 years, and he's 13 years old. Also listed are E. J. (wife, born in January of 1876 in Arkansas, father born in Missouri, mother born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, she's given birth to 7 children and 4 are still living, age 24), Bessie (daughter, born in May of 1888 in Arkansas, age 12), Josie (son, born in January of 1890 in Arkansas, age 10), Winston (son, born in January of 1896 in Arkansas, age 4), and Marshall (son, born in January of 1898 in Arkansas, age 2).

On page 9 of the 1900 census for District 137 (Cane Township) in White County, Arkansas (dated June 18, 1900), William L. Clegg is listed as the head of the household for house #164, he's a farmer, born in May of 1878 in Alabama, father born in South Carolina, mother born in Alabama, married for 3 years, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Mary R. (wife, born in November of 1877 in Arkansas, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Missouri, married for 3 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 22), and Ernest G. Clegg (son, born in February of 1898 in Arkansas, age 2).

On page 24 of the 1910 census for District 109 (Jacob Township) in Hughes County, Oklahoma (dated May 14, 1910), Jesse A. Humphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #223, he's a farmer, born in Alabama, parents born in Alabama, 1st marriage, married for 22 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Emma (wife, born in Arkansas, father born in Mississippi, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 4 are still living, age 37), Jesse (son, born in Arkansas, age 18), Winston (son, born in Arkansas, age 15), and Marshall (son, born in Arkansas, age 13).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 24 (Township 6) in Bryan County, Oklahoma (dated April 15 to May 14, 1910), William L. Clegg is listed as the head of the household for house #86, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, born in Tennessee, father born in South Carolina, mother born in Alabama, 1st marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in Arkansas, parents born in Arkansas, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 32), Earnest (son, born in Arkansas, age 11), Ivery L. (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 9), Flossy (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 7), Albert (son, born in Oklahoma, age 4), and Lillian (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 2).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 252 (Miller Township) in Seminole County, Oklahoma (dated January 5 & 6, 1920), H. W. Humphrey is listed as the head of the household for family #23, he's a farmer, born in Arkansas, father born in Alabama, mother born in Arkansas, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Dollie (wife, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Louisiana, age 25), Vernon (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Louisiana, age 6), Ruth (daughter, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Louisiana, age 4), and Jessie (daughter, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Louisiana, age 1).

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 78-168 (Oklahoma City) in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (dated April 3, 1940), Ernest Clegg is listed as the head of the household for house #24, he's a common laborer, born in Arkansas, he was living in Springfield, Missouri, in 1935, he has a 2nd grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Dollie (wife, born in Oklahoma, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 2nd grade education, age 47), Marvin Humphrey (son, born in Oklahoma, age 17), Arthur Humphrey (son, born in Oklahoma, age 15), Lloyd Humphrey (son, born in Oklahoma, age 14), Wanda Irene Humphrey (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 10), Mamie Alice Humphrey (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 7), and Harvey Humphrey (son, born in Oklahoma, age 4).

    The children of DOLLIE WALLACE and WINSTON HUMPHREY are:

    1. VERNON HARVEY HUMPHREY, b. June 26, 1913, Sasakwa, Seminole County, Oklahoma, d. September 13, 1980, Orem, Utah County, Utah, buried in Provo, Utah County, Utah, m. ESTHER BEEBE.
      Notes: According to Utah Cemetery inventory record transcripts, Vernon Harvey Humphrey was born June 26, 1913 in Sasakwa, Oklahoma, died September 13, 1980 in Orem, Utah, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery. His wife is listed as Esther Beebe, and his parents as Winston and Dolly Warner Humphrey.
    2. RUTH HUMPHREY, b. July 15, 1915, Oklahoma, d. July 16, 1982, San Bernardino County, California, m. (unknown first name) WAGNER.
      Notes: According to California death record transcripts, Ruth Humphrey Wagner was born July 11, 1915 in Oklahoma, and died July 16, 1982 in San Bernardino County. Her father's surname is listed as Humphrey, and her mother's maiden name as Wallace.
    3. JESSIE MAE "BETTY" HUMPHREY, b. April 1, 1918, Sasakwa, Seminole County, Oklahoma, d. January 17, 2006, buried in Riverside, Riverside County, California, m. (1) (unknown first name) WAGNER, m. (2) JACK RILEY GOTTSCH.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Jessie Mae Humphrey Wagner Gottsch was born April 1, 1918 in Sasakwa, Oklahoma, and died January 17, 2006. Her name was listed as Jessie Mae Humphrey in June of 1942, as Jesse Mae Wagner in July of 1945, as Betty Mae Wagner in January of 1952, as Betty Mae Gottsch in May of 1962, as Betty M. Gottsch on October 20, 1993, and as Betty Gottsch on February 2, 2006.
      A listing of people buried in Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Riverside County, California, shows that Betty M. Gottsch was born April 1, 1919, died January 17, 1919, and was buried in that cemetery. She served as a private in the U.S. Army.
      According to a listing of U.S. veterans' burial places, Betty M. Gottsch, wife of Jack Riley Gottsch was born April 1, 1919, died January 17, 2006, and was buried in Section 49b Site 3182 in Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Riverside County, California.
    4. MARVIN MONROE HUMPHREY, b. October 17, 1922, Stratford, Garvin County, Oklahoma, d. January 3, 1997, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, m. WILMA EDWARDS, December 29, 1950, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Marvin Monroe Humphrey (age 74), son of Winston and Dollie Wallace Humphrey, was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II, and retired after 35 years of service at Tinker Air Force Base as an airplane mechanic. He was a resident of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the time of his death. He was born October 17, 1922 in Stratford, Oklahoma, died January 3, 1997, and was buried in Chapel Hill Cemetery. He married Wilma Edwards on December 29, 1950 in Oklahoma City, who survived him. He was also survived by 1 son, Marvin Gene Humphrey (of MWC); 1 daughter, Rebecca Humphrey (Oklahoma City); 1 brother, Art Humphrey (Yucaipa, California); and 2 sisters, Wanda Pratt (Yucca Valley, California) and Betty Goetsch (Mira Loma, California).
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Marvin Monroe Humphrey was born October 17, 1922 in Ada, Oklahoma, and died January 3, 1997. His parents are listed as Winston H. Humphrey and Dolly Wallace.
    5. ARTHUR HUMPHREY, b. June 15, 1924, Bullenville, Oklahoma, d. November 28, 2003.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Arthur Humphrey was born June 15, 1924 in Bullenville, Oklahoma, and died November 28, 2003. His parents are listed as Wiston H. Humphrey [sic] and Dolly Wallace.
    6. LLOYD HUMPHREY, b. 1926, Oklahoma.
    7. WANDA JUNE HUMPHREY, b. February 24, 1929, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, d. September 2, 2001, buried in Riverside, Californiam. ELMO C. PRATT.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Wanda June Humphrey was born February 24, 1927 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and died September 2, 2001. Her parents are listed as Winston H. Humphrey and Dollie Wallace.
      According to a listing of U.S. veterans' burial places, Wanda June Pratt, wife of Elmo C. Pratt, was born February 24, 1929, died September 2, 2001, and was buried in Section 55 Site 2430 in Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California.
    8. MAMIE ALICE HUMPHREY, b. January 13, 1933, Oklahoma, d. January 4, 1991, Kern County, California, m. GORDON A. COOK, August 8, 1966, Kern County, California. He was b. 1932.
      Notes: According to California marriage records, Mamie A. Humphrey (age 18) married Gordon A. Cook (age 34) on August 8, 1966 in Kern County.
      According to California death record transcripts, Mamie Alice Humphrey Wilson was born January 13, 1933 in Oklahoma, and died January 4, 1991 in Kern County. Her father's surname is listed as Humphrey, and her mother's maiden name is listed as Wallace.
    9. HARVEY HUMPHREY, b. 1936, Oklahoma.

    The child of DOLLIE WALLACE and ERNEST CLEGG is:

    1. WAYNE CLEGG.

    (This information comes from Joretta Pickard and other sources)







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

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

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

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

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

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

On pages 53 & 54 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1900), Joel H. Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #369, he's a farmer, born in April of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in November of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 23), Millard (son, born in January of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Rosa A. (daughter, born in November of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2). Mary's brother Henry is in house #366, her brother Ransom is in house #365, and her parents are in house #331.

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

    The children of JOEL CRACE and MARY BLEVINS are:

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







GEORGIA ODESSA WALLACE, daughter of AMANDA "MANDY" SLUSHER and JOHN SHERMAN WALLACE, was born February 11, 1909 in Oklahoma, died January 20, 1982 in Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, and is buried in West Lawn Cemetery in Henryetta, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma. She married (1) WILLIAM OTIS GEE, son of FRANCIS M. GEE and VIRGINIA (unknown last name), about 1926. He was born about 1904 in Arkansas. She married (2) (unknown first name) MIZE.

Notes: A 1928 Fort Smith, Arkansas, city directory shows that William O. and Odessa Gee were living at 110 N. 5th Street.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of her headstone shows that Georgia O. Mize lived from February 11, 1909 to January 20, 1982, and was buried in West Lawn Cemetery in Henryetta, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Georgia Mize was born February 11, 1909, and died in January of 1982. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and her last place of residence was in Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

On page 25 of the 1900 census for District 46 (Township 11 North R 25 East) in Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory (dated July 12, 1900), Francis M. Gee is listed as the head of the household for house #606, he's a farmer, born in August of 1863 in Arkansas, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Missouri, married for 18 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Virginia (wife, born in March of 1864 in Arkansas, parents born in Missouri, married for 18 years, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 36), Louella (daughter, born in June of 1886 in Arkansas, age 13), Martha (daughter, born in June of 1888 in Arkansas, age 11), Susan (daughter, born in November of 1899 in Indian Territory, age 6 months), and Henry Mathews (lodger, born in Arkansas, parents born in Arkansas, age 14).

On pages 2 & 3 of the 1910 census for District 179 (Gans Township) in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma (dated 16, 18, & 19, 1910), Francis M. Gee is listed as the head of the household for house #18, he's a farmer, born in Arkansas, father born in the United States, mother born in Missouri, 2nd marrigae, married for 3 years, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Maggie S. (wife, born in Kansas, father born in Illinois, mother born in the United States, 1st marriage, married for 3 years, age 36), Susan E. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Kansas, age 10), William O. (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Kansas, age 7), Rosevelt (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Kansas, age 1), Martha A. Nabors (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Arkansas, parents born in Arkansas, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 10), Francis L. Nabors (grandchild, female, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Arkansas, age 4), James T. Nabors (grandchild, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Arkansas, age 1), and Homer Lollis (step-son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Kansas, age 12).

On page 23 of the 1920 census for District 161 (Redland Township) in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma (dated February 14, 1920), Francis M. Gee is listed as the head of the household for house #216, he's a farmer, born in Arkansas, parents born in Missouri, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Sarah M. (wife, born in Kansas, parents born in Illinois, age 45), William O. (son, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Arkansas, age 11), Rosevelt (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Kansas, age 11), Eugene F. (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Kansas, age 9), and Harley Lollis (step-son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Kansas, age 20).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 66-46 (Fort Smith) in Sebastian County, Arkansas (dated April 4, 1930), William O. Gee is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a laborer in an oil mill, born in the United States, parents born in the United States, first married at age 23, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Georgie O. (wife, born in the United States, parents born in the United States, first married at 18, age 21), and William Jr. (son, born in Arkansas, age 1 year 11 months).

On page 27 of the 1940 census for District 78-130 (Oklahoma City) in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (undated), Georgia Gee is found boarding in house #329, she's separated, not working, born in Oklahoma, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has a 4th grade education, and she's 30 years old.

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 78-122 (Oklahoma City) in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (dated April 9, 1940), William Otis Gee is listed as the head of his household for his family in house #10 [looks like a boarding house], he's a cook in a cafe, widowed, born in Oklahoma, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 1 year of high school, and he's 37 years old. Also listed is Billy Jr. (son, born in Arkansas, age 11).

    The child of GEORGIA WALLACE and WILLIAM GEE is:

    1. WILLIAM GEE JR., b. 1928, Oklahoma.







AMANDA E. "MANDY" DARITY, daughter of DOSHAPHINE FRANCIS "DOLLY" SLUSHER and BENJAMIN FRANKLIN T. DARITY, was born May 30, 1896 in Missouri, died June 2, 1982 in Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Oakland Cemetery in Oakland, Marshall County, Oklahoma. She married JIM YOUNG, son of GEORGE WILLIAM YOUNG and DELIA JUNE GARRETT, about 1923. He was born April 3, 1903 in Oklahoma, died April 12, 1977 in Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Oakland Cemetery in Oakland, Marshall County, Oklahoma.

Notes: A photo of their headstone found on findagrave.com shows that George W. Young lived from November 4, 1871 to December 6, 1954, and was buried in Old Velma Cemetery in Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma, and that Delia June Young lived from January 14, 1880 to April 24, 1950, and was buried in the same cemetery.

A photo of their headstone found on findagrave.com shows that Mandy Young lived from May 30, 1896 to June 2, 1982, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery in Oakland, Marshall County, Oklahoma, and that Jim Young lived from April 3, 1903 to April 12, 1977, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jim Young was born April 5, 1903, and died in April of 1977. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and his last place of residence was in Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma.

On pages 10 & 11 of the 1910 census for District 1 (Bettina Township) in Beckham County, Oklahoma (dated April 27 & 29, 1910), William Young is listed as the head of the household for house #89, he's a farmer, born in Illinois, father born in Germany, mother born in Illinois, 1st marriage, married for 13 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Delia (wife, born in Teas, parents born in Texas, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 30), John E. (son, born in Texas, age 12), Maggie (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 8), Jake (son, born in Oklahoma, age 7), and Jimmie (son, born in Oklahoma, age 7).

On page 20 of the 1920 census for District 259 (Parks Township) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated January 30 & 31, 1920), George W. Young is listed as the head of the household for house #168, he's a farmer, born in Illinois, father born in Germany, mother born in Illinois, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Delia J. (wife, born in Texas, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Texas, age 39), Jake (son, born in Texas, age 16), Jim (son, born in Texas, age 16), Minnie B. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 8), and Woodrow (son, born in Oklahoma, age 3 years 0 months).

On page 25 of the 1930 census for District 69-20 (Parks) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated April 23, 1930), Jim Young is listed as the head of the household for house #256, he's a farmer, born in Oklahoma, father born in Illinois, mother born in Texas, first married at age 16, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Amandia E. (wife, born in Missouri, father born in Missouri, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 31), Marie E. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 6), Jim Jr. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 4), and Thelma J. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 6 months). Jim's parents are in house #253.

On page 25 of the 1930 census for District 69-20 (Parks) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated April 23, 1930), George W. Young is listed as the head of the household for house #253, he's a farmer, born in Illinois, father born in Germany, mother born in Illinois, first married at age 26, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Delin J. (wife, born in Texas, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Texas, first married at 17, age 50), Woodrow (son, born in Oklahoma, age 13), and Richard P. Garrett (brother-in-law, married, gold miner, born in Texas, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Texas, first married at 35, age 42).

On page 15 of the 1940 census for District 69-22 (Parks Township) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated April 16 & 17, 1940), Jim Young is listed as the head of the household for house #144, he's a farmer, born in Oklahoma, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Mandy (wife, born in Missouri, 7th grade education, age 43), Marie E. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 16), Junior (son, born in Oklahoma, age 14), Thelma J. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 10), and Lawrence W. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 7). Mandy's parents are in house #157.

    The children of MANDY DARITY and JIM YOUNG are:

    1. MARIE E. YOUNG, b. 1924, Oklahoma.
    2. JIM YOUNG JR., 1926, Oklahoma.
    3. THELMA J. YOUNG, b. 1929, Oklahoma.
    4. LAWRENCE WILLIAM YOUNG, b. March 26, 1933, Comanche, Stephens County, Oklahoma, d. October 14, 2012, Madill, Marshall County, Oklahoma, m. WILLIE MAE CAPEHART, September 1953, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas. She d. July 5, 2011.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Lawrence William Young (age 79), son of the late Jim and Mandy Darity Young, was raised in Velma Alma, Oklahoma, and moved to Madill, Oklahoma, in 1957 where he lived the rest of his life. He was born March 26, 1933 in Comanche, Oklahoma, and died October 14, 2012 at home in Madill, Oklahoma. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Willie Mae Capehart, whom he married in September of 1953 in Gainesville, Texas, on July 5, 2011; 2 daughters, Rebecca Young Deal and Mary Ann Young; and 1 grandson, Damon Nathanel Wiseman. He was survived by 3 daughters, Kay (Charlie Wayne) Rushing (of Powell, Oklahoma), Judy (Scott) Clifford (Madill), and Teresa (Ronnie) Darity (Madill); 4 grandsons; 6 granddaughters; 10 great-grandsons; and 10 great-granddaughters.







GENERAL R. "GENT" DARITY, son of DOSHAPHINE FRANCIS "DOLLY" SLUSHER and BENJAMIN FRANKLIN T. DARITY, was born October 23, 1900 in Missouri, died January 4, 1961, and is buried in Old Velma Cemetery in Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma. He married JESSIE T. LORING, daughter of THADDEUS W. LORING and TEXIE S. MITCHELL, about 1924. She was born December 29, 1897 in Texas, died February 20, 1977 in Wilson, Carter County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Old Velma Cemetery in Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma. Jessie Loring married (1) (unknown first name) ADAIR.

Notes: Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that G. R. "Gent" Darity lived from October 23, 1900 to January 4, 1961, and was buried in Old Velma Cemetery in Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma, that Jessie T. Darity lived from December 29, 1897 to February 20, 1977, was buried in the same cemetery, that Thad Loring lived from 1875 to 1958, was buried in the same cemetery, and that Texie Loring lived from 1873 to 1930, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jessie Darity was born December 29, 1897, and died in February of 1977. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in Oklahoma, and her last place of residence was in Wilson, Carter County, Oklahoma.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Jessie T. Loring Darity was born December 29, 1897 in Illinois Bend, Oklahoma, and died in February of 1977. Her parents are listed as Thaddeus W. Loring and Texie S. Mitchell.

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 166 (Township 01) in Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory (dated June 1900), Thadeus Loring is listed as the head of the household for house #146, he's a farm laborer, born in February of 1875 in Texas, father born in Texas, mother born in Arkansas, married for 4 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Texie (wife, born in March of 1873 in Texas, parents born in Texas, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 27), Jessee (daughter, born in December of 1897 in Texas, age 2), and Thomas Calloway (boarder, single, farm laborer, born in February of 1877 in Texas, father born in Alabama, mother born in Tennessee, age 23).

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 240 (Parks Township) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated May 3, 1910), Thad Loring is listed as the head of the household for house #168, he's a farmer, born in Texas, father born in Texas, mother born in Mississippi, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Teck (wife, born in Texas, parents born in Texas, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 37), Jessie (daughter, born in Texas, age 12), Katie (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 10), Leonard (son, born in Oklahoma, age 7), and Ora (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 4).

On page 29 of the 1920 census for District 259 (Parks Township) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated February 12 & 13, 1920), Thadues A. Loring is listed as the head of the household for house #251, he's a farmer, born in Texas, parents born in Texas, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Texas C. (wife, born in Texas, parents born in Missouri, age 48), Katherine L. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 19), William L. [William Leonard] (son, born in Oklahoma, age 16), Ora M. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 13), Addie J. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 7), and Jessie T. Adair (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Texas, age 21).

On page 15 of the 1930 census for District 69-21 (Parks Township) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated April 21, 1930), G. R. Darity is listed as the head of the household for house #143, he's a farmer, born in Missouri, father born in Missouri, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Jessie T. (wife, born in Texas, parents born in Texas, first married at 19, age 32), Billie Jean (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 4 years 4 months), and Granvill (son, born in Oklahoma, age 2 years 4 months).

    The children of GENT DARITY and JESSIE LORING are:

    1. BILLYE JEAN DARITY, b. May 23, 1925, Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma, d. June 27, 2008, Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma, buried in Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma, m. JOHN DAVID "J. D." HENDRIX, May 19, 1996, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas. He d. May 19, 1996.
      Notes: According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Billye Darity Hendrix (age 83), daughter of the late G. R. and Jessie Loring Darity, was born May 23, 1925 in Velma, died June 27, 2008 in Duncan Regional Hospital, and was buried in New Velma Cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John David "J. D." Hendrix, whom she married on August 12, 1957 in Gainesville, Texas, on May 19, 1996; 2 brothers, Granville Darity and Hubert Darity; and 1 grandson, Zac Adcox. She was survived by 3 daughters, Myrna (Harley) Files (of Velma), Jackie (Connie) Downey (Velma), and Jaydena (Mike) Adcox (Velma); 6 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild.
    2. GRANVILLE ROY DARITY, b. November 26, 1927, Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma, d. September 1978.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Granville Roy Darity was born November 26, 1927 in Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma, and died in September of 1978. His parents are listed as Generel R. Darity and Jessie T. Soring.
    3. HUBERT DARITY, b. March 17, 1931, d. June 1968.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Hubert Darity was born March 17, 1931, and died in June of 1968. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma.







HENRY D. DARITY, son of DOSHAPHINE FRANCIS "DOLLY" SLUSHER and BENJAMIN FRANKLIN T. DARITY, was born January 6, 1903 in Oklahoma, died in April of 1974 in Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma, and is buried in New Velma Cemetery in Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma. He married JIMMIE MONTGOMERY MOONEY, daughter of TOD R. MOONEY and EMILY E. (unknown last name), about 1921. She was born October 6, 1902 in Oklahoma, died April 23, 1978 in Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma, and is buried in New Velma Cemetery in Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma.

Notes: Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Henry D. Darity lived from January 6, 1903 to April 13, 1974, and was buried in New Velma Cemetery in Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma, and that Jimmie M. Darity lived from October 6, 1902 to April 23, 1978, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Henry Darity was born January 6, 1903, and died in April of 1974. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and his last place of residence was in Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jimmie Darity was born October 6, 1902, and died in April of 1978. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Oklahoma, and her last place of residence was in Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma.

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 240 (Parks Township) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated April 15, 1910), Tod R. Mooney is listed as the head of the household for houes #7, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, 1st marriage, married for 19 years, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Emma E. (wife, born in Oklahoma, father born in Georgia, mother born in Missouri, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 41), Lizzie S. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 17), Clara T. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 13), and Mantganiriy [hard to read] (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 7).

On page 25 of the 1920 census for District 259 (Parks Township) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated February 7 - 9, 1920), Tod R. Mooney is listed as the head of the household for house #215, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Emily E. (wife, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Missouri, age 49), and Jimmie M. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 17).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 69-21 (Parks Township) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated April 12, 1930), Henry Darity is listed as the head of the household for house #86, he's a farmer, born in Oklahoma, father born in Missouri, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Montgomery (wife, born in Oklahoma, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Oklahoma, first married at 19, age 27), and Conner (son, born in Oklahoma, age 7 years 4 months).

On page 12 of the 1940 census for District 69-22 (Parks Township) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated April 15, 1940), Henry H. Darity is listed as the head of the household for house #119, he's a farmer, born in Oklahoma, 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 Montgomery (wife, born in Oklahoma, 2 years of high school, age 37), Conner R. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 17), and Virginia L. (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 7).

    The children of HENRY DARITY and JIMMIE MOONEY are:

    1. CONNER R. DARITY, b. 1923, Oklahoma.
    2. VIRGINIA L. DARITY, b. 1933, Oklahoma.







MARTHA A. DARITY, daughter of DOSHAPHINE FRANCIS "DOLLY" SLUSHER and BENJAMIN FRANKLIN T. DARITY, was born April 28, 1907 in Oklahoma, died December 4, 1968, and is buried in Old Velma Cemetery in Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma. She married EMMETT Z. SAIN, son of JOSEPH A. SAIN and ELLA PENN, about 1925. He was born August 8, 1902 in Oklahoma, died September 20, 1968 in Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Old Velma Cemetery in Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma.

Notes: According to Coffee County, Tennessee, marriage records, Joseph Sain married Ella Penn on November 29, 1891.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Martha A. Sain lived from April 28, 1907 to December 4, 1968, and was buried in Old Velma Cemetery in Velma, Stephens County, Oklahoma, and that Emmett Sain lived from August 8, 1902 to September 20, 1968, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Emmett Sain was born August 8, 1902, and died in September of 1968. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Oklahoma, and his last place of residence was in Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma.

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 240 (Parks Township) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated April 27 & 28, 1910), Joe Sain is listed as the head of the household for house #124, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, 1st marriage, married for 18 years and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 44), Grover (son, born in Tennessee, age 17), Irvin (son, born in Tennessee, age 15), Johnie (son, born in Tennessee, age 13), Thirston (son, born in Tennessee, age 11), Emite (son, born in Oklahoma, age 8), and Eldia (son, born in Oklahoma, age 5).

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 259 (Parks Township) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated January 27 & 28, 1920), Joseph A. Sain is listed as the head of the household for house #132, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Audry F. (wife, born in Texas, parents born in Texas, age 29), Emit (son, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Tennessee, age 17), Eldy (son, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Tennessee, age 15), Lois B. Orum (step-son, born in Texas, parents born in Texas, age 10), and Lillie B. (step-daughter, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Texas, age 8). They are living next to Emmett's future wife's family.

On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 69-20 (Parks Township) in Stephens County, Oklahoma (dated April 12, 1930), Emmet Sain is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in Oklahoma, parents born in Tennessee, firt married at age 22, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Oklahoma, father born in Missouri, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 22), Ellaphene (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 4), Therman R. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 3), and Bennie J. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 2). Martha's parents are in house #106, and Emmett's father and step-mother are in house #110.

On page 17 of the 1940 census for District 26-36 (Starr Township) in Grady County, Oklahoma (dated April 20, 1940), Emmet Z. Sain is listed as the head of the household for house #169, he's a farmer, born in Oklahoma, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Oklahoma, 8th grade education, age 32), Ella Phene (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 14), Thurman Ray (son, born in Oklahoma, age 13), Bennie Joe (son, born in Oklahoma, age 12), and Melba Louise (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 4).

    The children of MARTHA DARITY and EMMETT SAIN are:

    1. ELLAPHENE SAIN, b. 1926, Oklahoma.
    2. THURMAN RAY SAIN, b. 1927, Oklahoma, m. GLENDA (unknown last name).
    3. BENNY JOE SAIN, b. 1928, Oklahoma, m. DIANE (unknown last name).
    4. MELVA LOUISE SAIN, b. 1936, Oklahoma, d. October 29, 2012, Logan, Hocking County, Ohio, buried in Amarillo, Randall County, Texas, m. PAUL GUILLORY.
      Notes: According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Melva Louise Sain Guillory, daughter of Emmett and Martha Sain, was a professional American Kennel Club breeder of pomeranians and owner of Guillory's Kennels, and was a former resident of Amarillo, Texas. She was born in Marlow, Oklahoma, died October 29, 2012 in Logan, Ohio, and was buried in Llano Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Guillory; 2 grandsons; and 1 great-grandson. She was survived by 2 sons, Paul (Linda) Guillory (of Lubbock, Texas) and Tony (Denise) Guillory (Lubbock); 3 daughters, Paula (Doug) Walker (Whitney), Karen (Joe) Walters (Glendale, Arizona), and Sabrina (Bill) Modzelewski (Logan, Ohio); 3 brothers, Thurman (Glenda) Sain (Amarillo), Benny (Diane) Sain (San Angelo), and Donny (Cathy) Sain (Tempe, Arizona); 2 sisters, Ella Sain (Amarillo) and Margaret (Jimmy) Brock (Blairsville, Georgia); 12 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
    5. DONNY SAIN, m. CATHY (unknown last name).
    6. MARGARET SAIN, m. JIMMY BROCK.







JOHN SHERMAN BAYES, son of AMANDA RICE and JAMES BUCHANAN H. BAYES, was born February 6, 1885 in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 28, 1927 in Lunenburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, and is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He married MINNIE PHELPS.

Notes: According to U.S. Army records, John S. Bayes enlisted for 3 years on January 10, 1908 in "Cols Bks," Ohio. He was born in Denver, Kentucky, he was 22 years and 11 months old, a school teacher, he had blue eyes, light brown hair, a ruddy complexion, and he was 5 feet 9 inches tall. He was discharged on January 9, 1911 in Camp Jossman.

On January 10, 1911, John re-enlisted in Camp Jossman at the age of 25 years and 11 months. He was discharged on January 9, 1914 in Galveston, Texas.

According to Lunenburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, death records, John S. Bayes died January 28, 1928 and the cause of death is listed as "Drowning accidental Drove in an automobile out Shirley Reservoir ice broke and let him and companion into pond where he was held by ice, clothing and auto." His place of residence was Lunenburg, he was married, he was 42 years 11 months 22 days old, his burial place was Forest Hill, his occupation was retired Army officer, and his parents were James Bayes (b. Denver, Kentucky) and Amanda Rice (b. Barnetts Creek, Kentucky).

Information found on findagrave.com shows that John Sherman Bayes was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts. No headstone photos are provided. It also states that John married Minnie Phelps on July 5, 1917 in Kentucky.

On page 16 of the 1910 census for Camp Jossman in Guimaras Province, Philippines (dated June 15, 1910), John S. Bayes is found a private, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old.







JUNIE SPRADLIN, daughter of DORA A. RICE and JAMES HAYDEN SPRADLIN, was born December 3, 1904 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Fraley Cemetery in Hatfield, Pike County, Kentucky. She married THOMAS JEFFERSON "JEFF" DESKINS, son of DOW DESKINS and SARAH M. ALLEY, about 1920. He was born in March of 1897 in Kentucky, died August 1, 1976 in Pike County, Kentucky, and is buried in Fraley Cemetery in Hatfield, Pike County, Kentucky. Thomas Deskins married (2) LAURA FRALEY, daughter of J. M. FRALEY and NANCY LOWE. She was born December 23, 1903 in Pike County, Kentucky, died July 20, 1956 in Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia, and is buried in Fraley Cemetery in Hatfield, Pike County, Kentucky. He married (3) SOLADY BREWER, daughter of SAMUEL BREWER and MARY LYNCH. She was born June 1, 1900 in West Virginia, died February 6, 1990 in Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan, and is buried in Muncy Cemetery in Pilgrim, Martin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Sarah M. Alley was the sister of John E. Alley, who was the 2nd husband of Junie Spradlin's mother.

Dow Deskins' full name was reportedly Lorenzo Dow Deskins.

Junie Spradlin reportedly died August 29, 1945 in Williamson, West Virginia.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was a child born August 8, 1921 in Pike County to Junie Spradlin, but that child doesn't appear in the 1930 census.

According to Kentucky birth records, Junia Spradlin was born December 1, 1904 in Johnson County to James H. Spradlin and Dora Rice.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Junia Spradlin Deskins and Thomas Deskins were both buried in Fraley Cemetery in Hatfield, Pike County, Kentucky. No headstone photos are provided.

According to his obituary found on findagrave.com, Thomas Deskins (age 79), son of the late Dow and Sarah Alley Deskins, was born March 12, 1897 in Pike County, Kentucky, and died in Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital following a lingering illness. He was survived by his wife, Solady Brewer Deskins; 5 sons; 1 daughter; 4 step-sons; 3 step-daughters; 1 brother, Dow Deskins; and 1 sister, Mrs. Mable Caudill.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Thomas Deskins was born March 12, 1897, and died in August of 1976. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in North Carolina or West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Belfry, Pike County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Thomas Deskins died August 1, 1976 in Pike County at the age of 79.

According to her death certificate, Laura Fraley Deskins died July 20, 1956 in Memorial Hospital in Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia, from arteriosclerotic heart disease and cardiac failure. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Pike County, Kentucky, her birth date as December 23, 1903, her marital status as married, her parents as J. M. Fraley and Nancy Lowe, the informant as Jeff Deskins, and the burial place as Fraley Cemetery.

According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Laura Fraley Deskins (age 52), daughter of J. M. and Nancy Lowe Fraley, was a resident of Hatfield, Kentucky, at the time of her death. She was born December 23, 1903, died in a Williamson, Virginia, hospital, and was buried in Fraley Cemetery in Hatfield. She was survived by her husband, Jeff Deskins; 5 step-sons, Major Deskins, Clarence Gobel Deskins, Cecil Deskins, L. D. Deskins, and George Deskins; 1 step-daughter, Mrs. Elva Opal Fraley; 2 brothers, Zader Fraley and B. Fraley; and 1 sister, Lushia Stepp.

According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Solady Brewer Nichols (age 89), daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Lynch Brewer, was born June 1, 1900 in West Virginia, died February 6, 1990 in Jackson, Michigan, and was buried in Muncy Cemetery in Pilgrim, Kentucky. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 husbands, James Harrison Brewer and Thomas Jefferson Deskins; and 3 sons, Luther Brewer, George Brewer, and Calvin Brewer. She was survived by her husband, Troy Nichols; 4 sons; 3 daughters; 5 step-sons; 2 step-daughters; 44 grandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren; 32 great-great-grandchildren; and several step-grandchildren.

On page 12 of the 1900 census for District 85 (Big Creek) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated June 6, 1900), Dow Diskins is listed as the head of the household for house # 101, he's a farmer, born in October of 1872 in West Virginia, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in September of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 31), Thos. J. (son, born in March of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Swanny (daughter, born in April of 1999 in Kentucky, age 1). Sarah's parents are in house #98.

On page 22 of the 1910 census for District 178 (Big Creek) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1910), Sarah M. Deskins is listed as the head of the household for house #199, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 41), Thomas J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Swanna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and James D. [James Dow] (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 20 of the 1920 census for District 125 (Lower Big Creek) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated January 22, 1920), Sarah M. Deskins is listed as the head of the household for house #15, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and she's 51 years old. Also listed are Jefferson (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 23), and Dow (son, born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 30 of the 1930 census for District 98-22 (Magisterial District No. 6) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1930), Jeff Deskins is listed as the head of the household for house #293, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Junie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 26), Major Le (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Iva Opie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Cecil (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Clarence (son, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Sarah M. Deskins (mother, widowed, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 61).

On page 35 of the 1940 census for District 98-28 in Pike County, Kentucky (dated May 2, 1940), Jeff Deskins is listed as the head of the household for house #278, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Pike County in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Junie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 36), Major (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Elva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Cecil (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Clarence (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Lonzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

    The children of JUNIE SPRADLIN and THOMAS DESKINS are:

    1. MAJOR LEE DESKINS, b. 1923, Kentucky.
    2. ELVA OPAL DESKINS, b. 1925, Kentucky.
    3. CECIL C. DESKINS, b. 1926, Pike County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Cecil C. Deskins was born in Pike County to Junie Spradlin.
    4. CLARENCE GOBEL DESKINS, b. 1929, Kentucky.
    5. LONZIE DESKINS, b. 1932, Kentucky.
    6. GEORGE FRANK DESKINS, b. Pike County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, George F. Deskins was born in Pike County to Juanita Spradling.







HELEN KAY THOMPSON, daughter of ADRIAN K. THOMPSON and HELEN COLLEEN MAYNARD, was born in Pike County, Kentucky. She married (1) DAVID ATHERTON PRUITT JR., son of DAVID ATHERTON PRUITT and CATHERINE T. PLEASANT. She married (2) MICHAEL JAMES PILLER.

Notes: Information on Helen Kay Thompson can be found on page 530 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, David Atherton Pruitt was born in Pike County to Catherine T. Pleasant. According to another transcript, his father, David A. Pruitt was born in Pike County to Lucille Justice.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Helen Kay Thompson was born in Pike County to Helen C. Maynard.

    The child of HELEN THOMPSON and DAVID PRUITT is:

    1. KRISTIN AMBER PRUITT, b. Pike County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Kristin Amber Pruitt was born in Pike County to Kelen K. Thompson.

    The children of HELEN THOMPSON and MICHAEL PILLER are:

    1. CANNON CHRISTIAN PILLER.
    2. ADRIANA SUSAN PILLER

    (This information comes from Helen Thompson Piller and other sources)







WILLIAM RICE, son of MARGARET C. PACE and ALEXANDER RICE, was born April 24, 1883 in Kentucky, died in March of 1973 in North Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana, and is buried in Westlawn Cemetery in North Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana. He married AGNES HOWARD, daughter of CHARLES HOWARD and SUSAN RISNER, about 1920. She was born January 20, 1898 in Kentucky, died October 27, 1991 in North Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana, and is buried in Westlawn Cemetery in North Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana.

Notes: Agnes Howard was the sister of Bruce Howard.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Charley Howard married Susie Risner on March 10, 1896 in Magoffin County at the home of John Joseph. The witnesses were Aly Joseph and Kate Joseph, and the minister was John Joseph.

When William Rice's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a carpenter in Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Alex Rice of Castlewoods, Russell County, Virginia, and that he was born April 24, 1883. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that William Rice lived from 1883 to 1973, and was buried in Westlawn Cemetery in North Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana, and that Aggie Rice lived from 1899 to 1991, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Willie Rice was born April 24, 1883, and died in March of 1973. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in North Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Aggie Rice was born January 20, 1898, and died October 27, 1991. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Indiana, and her last place of residence was in North Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana.

On page 58 of the 1900 census for District 55 (Johnson Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 29, 1900), Charley Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #527, he's a day laborer, born in February of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Susan (wife, born in March of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 21), Bruce (son, born in March of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Agnes (daughter, born in April of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 111 (Atkinson) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 2, 1910), Charley Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Susan (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 31), Bruce [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Aggy [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Nora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Rosey (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8) Isaac [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and B. F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 20 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 28, 1920), Charlie Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #190, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Susie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 42), Bruce (son, single, railroad engineer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Agnes (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Nora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Rosa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Grover (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Benjamin (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Virgil Howard (boarder, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16). Willie and his family are in house #216.

On page 39 of the 1930 census for District 77-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1930), Willie Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #363, he's a house carpenter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 36, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Aggie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 32), Roberta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9 years 1 month), and Aline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7 years 3 months), William Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5 years 10 months), and Catherine F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 7 months).

On page 13 of the 1940 census for District 77-9A in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1940), Willie Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #105, he's a building 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 56 years old. Also listed are Aggie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 41), Roberta (daughter, does clerical work for the W.P.A. project, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 19), Aileen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Willie Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Kathryn (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    The children of WILLIE RICE and AGGIE HOWARD are:

    1. ROBERTA RICE, b. 1920, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) HOWARD.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Roberta Rice was born in Magoffin County to Aggie Howard.
    2. AILENE RICE, b. June 6, 1923, Royalton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 15, 2010, North Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana, buried in North Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana, m. STANLEY MLEKODAJ, January 29, 1944, Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan. He was b. 1924, d. February 5, 1984, buried in North Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Allen Rice was born June 6, 1923 in Magoffin County to Aggie Howard.
      Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Ailene Rice Mlekodaj lived from 1922 to 2010, and was buried in Westlawn Cemetery in North Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana, and that Stanley Mlekodaj lived from 1924 to 1984, and was buried in the same cemetery.
      According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Ailene Rice Mlekodaj (age 87), was retired from Wells Alum. Corporation in North Liberty, Indiana, and was a resident of North Liberty at the time of her death. She was born June 5, 1922 in Royalton, Kentucky, died March 15, 2010 in Memorial Hospital, and was buried in Westlawn Cemetery. She was married January 29, 1944 in Adrian, Michigan, to Stanley Mlekodaj, who passed away on February 5, 1984. She was also preceded in death by 1 brother, William Rice Jr.; and 1 sister, Catherine Rudd. She was survived by 2 sons, Jim (Marsha) Mlekodaj (of North Liberty) and Steve (Trish) Mlekodaj (Panasosskee, Florida); 1 sister, Roberta Howard (North Liberty); 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.
    3. WILLIAM RICE JR., b. May 30, 1924, Magoffin County, Kentucky (deceased).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William Rise was born May 30, 1924 in Magoffin County to Aggie Howard.
    4. CATHERINE F. RICE, b. August 8, 1926, Magoffin County, Kentucky (deceased), m. (unknown first name) RUDD.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Catherine F. Rice was born August 8, 1926 in Magoffin County to Aggie Howard.







RUIE RICE, daughter of GREENVILLE RICE and CORA ALICE DAVIS, was born February 10, 1910 in Kentucky, and died October 26, 1985 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married (1) WINFREY WARD CAUDILL, son of MILLARD C. CAUDILL and NANNIE WARD December 24, 1926 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born December 21, 1905 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died January 10, 1951 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Mitchell Price Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (2) CLAUD SALYER.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 190 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ruie Salyer was born February 10, 1910, and died in October of 1985. She received her Social Security card in 1953 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ruie Salyer died October 26, 1985 in Magoffin County at the age of 75.

According to his death certificate, Winifrey Ward Caudill died January 10, 1951 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from coronary occlusion and acute arteriosclerotic heart disease. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as December 21, 1905, his marital status as married, his occupation as driller, his parents as Millard Caudill and Nannie Ward, the informant as Ruie Caudill, and the burial place as Price Cemetery in Oil Springs.

According to his obituary, Winfrey Ward Caudill (age 45), son of Millard and Nannie Ward Caudill, was a drilling contractor in the gas and oil fields. He was born December 21, 1905 in Magoffin County, and died January 10, 1951 in Paintsville from a heart condition. He married Ruie Rice on December 24, 1926 in Oil Springs, who survived him. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Winfrey Ward Caudill lived from December 21, 1905 to January 10, 1951, and was buried in Mitchell Price Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. No headstone photos are provided.

On page 29 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1930), Winfrey Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #232, he's a tool dresser for a drilling company, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Ruie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 20), Harold R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 1 month), and Virginia R. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 months). They are living close to Ruie's parents.

On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 77-4A in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1940), Winfred Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #139, he's a pump operator for an oil company, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Ruie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 30), Harold Rice (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Virginia R. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Philip Green (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

    The children of RUIE RICE and WINFREY CAUDILL are:

    1. HAROLD RICE CAUDILL, b. 1928, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. (1) ALLIE HALE, m. (2) PAULINE SALYER.
    2. VIRGINIA RUTH CAUDILL, b. 1930, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JAMES CHARLES "J. C." MAY.
    3. PHILLIP GREEN CAUDILL, b. 1937, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Philip G. Caudill was born in in Magoffin County to Ruie Rice.
    4. JUDITH ANN CAUDILL, b. Floyd County, Kentucky, m. (1) DORSEY PENNINGTON, m. (2) JACK W. CULBERTSON.







DULA MCKENZIE, daughter of TOBE MCKENZIE and SPICY TACKETT, was born in 1902 in Kentucky, died January 20, 1972 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married FLOYD LEMASTER, son of JACOB LEMASTER and PRISCILLA MCFARLAND. He was born April 10, 1896 in Howard Lake, Wright County, Minnesota, died July 25, 1989, and is buried in Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Floyd Lemaster's father's name was determined by finding the obituary of his sister, Grace Lemaster Salyer (1898-1979).

When Floyd Lemaster's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Staffordsville, Johnson County, that he was single, that he had a dependent mother, and that he was born April 10, 1896 in Howard Lake, Minnesota. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had dark blue eyes, light brown hair, and he was missing the end of the forefinger on his right hand.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Dula Lemaster lived from 1902 to January 20, 1972, and was buried in Staffordsville Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Floyd Lemaster lived from April 10, 1896 to July 25, 1989, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her obituary, Dula McKenzie Lemaster (age 69), daughter of the late Tobe and Spicy Tackett McKenzie, died January 20, 1972 at home in Staffordsville following and extended illness, and was buried in Freewill Baptist Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, Floyd Lemaster; 5 sons, Charles Lemaster (of Brookville, Florida), Clarence Lemaster (Smyrna, Tennessee), Paul Lemaster (Springfield, Ohio), Robert Lemaster (North Lewisburg, Ohio), and Eugene Lemaster (Staffordsville); 2 daughters, Mrs. Lorene Blair (Staffordsville) and Mrs. Juanita Blanton (Staffordsville); 2 brothers, Curtis McKenzie (Kerz) and Francis McKenzie (Kerz); and 4 sisters, Mrs. Suna Conley (Staffordsville), Mrs. Mary Jayne (Paintsville), Mrs. Alka Murray (Paintsville), and Mrs. Donnie Salyer (Kerz). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Dula Lemaster died January 20, 1972 in Johnson County at the age of 69.

According to his obituary, Floyd "Opp" Lemaster (age 93), son of Jacob and Priscilla McFarland Lemaster, was a retired miner, a retired U.S. Postal Service employee, a veteran of World War I, and a life member of DAV Chapter 136. He was born April 10, 1896 in Howard Lake, Minnesota, died July 25, 1989 in Highlands Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dula McKenzie Lemaster, in 1972. He was survived by 4 sons, Charles Lemaster (of Brooksville, Florida), Clarence Lemaster (Smyrna, Tennessee), Robert Lemaster (North Lewisburg, Ohio), and Eugene Lemaster (Staffordsville); 1 daughter, Juanita Blanton (Staffordsville); 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 2 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Floyd Lemaster is found living with his mother in the home of his grandfather. William McFarland is listed as the head of the household for house #36, he's a farmer, widowed, born in July of 1825 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 74 years old. Also listed are Precilla Lemaster (daughter, married, not working, born in November of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 1 is still living, age 38), Floyd Lemaster (grandson, born in May of 1896 in Minnesota, parents born in Kentucky, age 4), and Gracie Lemaster (granddaughter, born in June of 1897 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 2 of the 1910 census for District 66 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1910), "McFarlan" is listed as the head of the household for house #14, she's a washer woman, divorced, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, and she's 47 years old. Also listed are Floyd Lemaster (son, born in Minnesota, father born in Kentucky, mother born in North Carolina, age 14), and Gracia Lemaster (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in North Carolina, age 11).

On page 38 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1930), Floyd Lemasters is listed as the head of the household for house #187, he's a coal miner, born in Minnesota, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Deula (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 27), Charles R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Francis L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Clarence M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9 months), and Pricilla Lemasters (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 65).

    The children of DULA MCKENZIE and FLOYD LEMASTER are:

    1. CHARLES R. LEMASTER, b. 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles R. Lemaster was born in Johnson County to Dula McKinzie.
    2. FRANCIS LORENE LEMASTER, b. 1923, Kentucky, m. (unknown last name) BLAIR.
    3. CLARENCE M. LEMASTER, b. 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clarence Lemasters was born in Johnson County to Dula McKinzie.
    4. PAUL RAYMOND LEMASTER, b. July 3, 1929, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 28, 1977, Hancock County, Ohio, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LUCY ANN FAIRCHILD, daughter of MARY MCFADDIN and RUSSELL FAIRCHILD.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Paul Raymond Lemaster, son of Floyd and Dula McKenzie Lemaster, was born July 3, 1929 in Johnson County, died January 28, 1977 in Hancock County, Ohio, and was buried in the Freewill Baptist Church cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He was survived by his father; 4 brothers, Charles (of Brooksville, Florida), Clarence (of Smyrna, Tennessee), Robert (of North Lewisburg, Ohio), and Eugene (of Staffordsville); 2 sisters, Lorene Blair and Juanita Blanton (both of Staffordsville).
    5. ROBERT RAY LEMASTER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Robert Ray Lemaster was born in Johnson County to Dula McKenzie.
    6. JUANITA J. LEMASTER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BLANTON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Juanita J. Lemaster was born in Johnson County to Dula McKinzie.
    7. EUGENE LEMASTER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Eugene Lemaster was born in Johnson County to Dula McKinzie.







EDNA MAY MCKENZIE, daughter of TOBE MCKENZIE and SPICY TACKETT, was born October 28, 1903 in Kentucky, and died November 22, 1986 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married JESSE JAYNE, son of JOHN W. JAYNE and CORA E. BLANTON, about 1922. He was born January 3, 1903 in Kentucky, and died February 5, 1966 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Edna Jayne was born October 28, 1903, and died in November of 1986. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Edna M. Jayne died November 22, 1986 in Johnson County at the age of 83.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jesse Jayne was born January 3, 1903, and died in February of 1966. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Jesse Jayne died February 5, 1966 in Johnson County at the age of 63.

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 66-7 (Marion Township) in Pike County, Ohio (dated May 16, 1930), Jessie Jayne is listed as the head of the household for house #174, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are May E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 36), Melvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Lillie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Elizebeth O. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of EDNA MCKENZIE and JESSE JAYNE are:

    1. MELVIN JAYNE, b. 1923, Kentucky.
    2. LILLIAN JAYNE, b. 1924, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) MAHAN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lillian Jayne was born in Johnson County to Edna McKenzie.
    3. OPAL RUTH JAYNE, b. June 17, 1928, White House, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 16, 1960, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Big Mud Lick, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. FRED CONLEY.
    4. PAULINE JAYNE, b. August 19, 1930, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ANDREW ADAMS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Pauline Jayne was born August 19, 1930 in Johnson County to Edna McKenzie.
      According to her obituary, Pauline Jayne Adams (age 79), daughter of the late Jesse and Edna Mae McKenzie Jayne, was born August 19, 1930 in Staffordsville, died January 6, 2010 in Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Jayne Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, Andrew Adams of Paintsville. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







SARAH CAUDILL, daughter of BENJAMIN CAUDILL and ABIGAIL PENNINGTON, was born December 5, 1828 in Kentucky, and died February 7, 1890. She married MASON REED, son of WILLIAM REED and HANNAH (unknown last name). He was born May 13, 1825 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, and died December 30, 1855 in Lawrence County, Kentucky.

Notes: Mason Reed was the brother of Eleanor Reed, William Reed, and Asa J. Reed.

Hannah Reed's maiden name was reportedly Hannah Fairchild.

From October 6th to December 30th in 1855, there were 5 members of the Reed family who died from typhoid fever. John A. Reed (son of Asa J. and Dorcas Reed, age 16) died October 6th. Asa J. Reed (son of William and Hanna Reed, age 42) died October 10th. Catherine Reed (daughter of Asa J. and Dorcas, age 7) died October 15th. Hannah Reed (daughter of Asa J. and Dorcas, age 16) died October 30th. And Mason on December 30th. Asa J. Reed is Mason's brother and Dorcas is Elizabeth Darcus Ramey.

According to his Kentucky death records, Mason Reed died December 30, 1855 in Lawrence County from typhoid fever. His parents are listed as William and Hanna Reed.

On page 52 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated September 5, 1850), Mason Reed is listed as the head of the household for house #343, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 21), and Amanda (born in Kentucky, age 8 months). They are living next to Mason's mother, who's 57 years old, born in Georgia, and she's living with Mason's sister, Eleanor.

On page 131 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 21, 1860), Sarah Reed is listed as the head of the household for house #834, she's born in Kentucky, no occupation is listed, and she's 31 years old. Also listed are Amanda (born in Kentucky, age 10), Sarah E. (born in Kentucky, age 8), and Acyl (born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 19 of the 1870 census for Barnetts Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 30, 1870), Sarah Reed is listed as the head of the household for house #125, she's born in Kentucky and 41 years old. Also listed are Asa J. (born in Kentucky, age 15), Mary C. (born in Kentucky, age 6), Samuel P. Williams (works on farm, born in Kentucky, age 21), and Sarah Ellen Williams (born in Kentucky, age 17).

On page 11 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), Asa J. Reed is listed as the head of the household for house #57, he's a farmer, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Sarah Reed (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 52), Mary C. Reed (sister, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), and John Reed (brother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9). They are living next to daughter Sarah and son John's future wife, Victoria Davis, can be found living with her parents in house #60.

    The children of SARAH CAUDILL and MASON REED are:

    1. AMANDA REED, b. November 17, 1849, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 21, 1916, State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Mashfork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. WALLACE B. CONLEY.
    2. SARAH ELLEN REED , b. December 16, 1852, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SAMUEL P. WILLIAMS.
    3. ASA J. REED, b. December 5, 1854, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Asa J. Reed was born December 5, 1854 in Johnson County to Mason Reed and Sarah [no last name].

    The child of SARAH CAUDILL and RHODES MEADE is:

    1. MARY CATHERINE REED, b. December 2, 1863, Kentucky, d. February 21, 1922, Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM FRANKLIN COLVIN.

    The child of SARAH CAUDILL and (unknown) is:

    1. JOHN REED, b. May 11, 1871, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 28, 1953, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. VICTORIA DAVIS.







JOHN J. RICE, son of ALEXANDER ELECTIOUS "LECK" RICE and CHARLOTTE "LOTTIE" ELY, was born November 7, 1906 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died May 16, 1997. He married GEMS LEE BLANTON, daughter of ARCHIBALD BLANTON and LATHANA "THANA" BATES, about 1925. She was born about 1910 in Kentucky, died in 1939, and is buried in Rice Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Gems Blanton was the sister of Charlotte Belle Blanton.

According to one Portsmouth city directory for 1930, John and Gems L. Rice were living at 2125 Vermont Avenue. According to one for 1932, they were living at 2111 Vermont.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John J. Rice was born December 13, 1906, and died May 16, 1997. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, John J. Rice was born November 7, 1906 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died May 16, 1997. His parents are listed as Leck Rice and Lottie Ealey.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John J. Rice died May 16, 1997 in Minford, Ohio, at the age of 90. He was living in Boyd County, Kentucky, at the time of his death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, John J. Rice was born December 13, 1906 in Kentucky, and died May 16, 1997 in an out-of-state hospital at the age of 90.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of her headstone shows that Gems Lee Blanton Rice lived from 1910 to 1939, and was buried in Rice Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 7, 8, & 9, 1920), Arch Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Thana (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Charlotte (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Gims (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Glen (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), James C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Ermile (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 0 months).

On page 21 of the 1930 census for District 73-40 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 11, 1930), John Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #230, he's a laborer for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Gems (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 20), Johnetta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 5 months), and Billy (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 9 months).

On page 12 of the 1940 census for District 73-48 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 11, 1940), John Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #113, he's a laborer for the steam railroad, widowed, born in Kentucky, he was living in Varnette [Barnetts Creek?], Johnson County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Johnette (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Billie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Marvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Lathana (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

    The children of JOHN RICE and GEMS BLANTON are:

    1. JOHNETTA RICE, b. 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) EDMISTEN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John E. Rice was born in Johnson County to Gems Blanton.
    2. BILLIE P. RICE, b. June 7, 1928, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 18, 2007, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, buried in Franklin Furnace, Scioto County, Ohio, m. T. L. "CHICK" HARRISON, July 14, 1945.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Billie P. Rice was born June 7, 1928 in Johnson County to Gems Blanton.
      According to her obituary, Billie P. Rice Harrison (age 79), daughter of the late John J. and Eva Rice, was a secretary at B.F. Goodrich until she retired in 1989. She was born June 7, 1928 in Paintsville, Kentucky, died July 18, 2007 in Hospice of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace, Ohio. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Lathana Crum and Jean Edmisten. She was survived by her husband, T. L. "Chick" Harrison, whom she married on July 14, 1945; 1 son, Mark Aaron Harrison (of Troy, Ohio); 1 daughter, Sharon (Raelan) Schweinefus; 1 brother, Marvin Rice; and 4 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. MARVIN RICE, b. 1933, Kentucky.
    4. LATHANA F. RICE, b. November 3, 1936, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 26, 1968 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) CRUM.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lathana F. Rice was born November 3, 1936 in Johnson County to Jems Blanton.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Lathana F. Crum was born about 1937, and died February 26, 1968 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 31. She was married and living in Scioto County at the time of her death.







CAMPBELL E. CAUDILL, son of WILLIAM JACKSON CAUDILL and REBECCA HARRIS, was born April 7, 1856 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 24, 1933 in Holly Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married EMILY J. BLAIR, daughter of WALLACE B. BLAIR and MARGARET HITCHCOCK, about 1885. She was born December 29, 1866 in Kentucky, died April 8, 1948 in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Camel Caudill was born April 7, 1856 in Johnson County to William J. Caudill and Rebecca Harris.

According to his death certificate, Camel Caudill died May 24, 1933 in Holly Branch from tuberculosis and the flu. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his age as 77 years 2 days, his marital status as married, his wife as Emily Blair, his parents as Tom Caudill (b. Kentucky) and Mary Caudill (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Mary Caudill of Swamp Branch, Kentucky.

According to her death certificate, Emily Blair Caudill died April 8, 1948 in Denver from aortic regurgitation. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as December 29, 1866, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Campbell Caudill, her parents as Wallace Blair (b. Kentucky) and Margaret Hitchcock (b. Kentucky), the informant as Luther Caudill of Denver, Kentucky, and the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice].

On pages 43 & 44 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1900), Cambell Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #374, he's a farmer, born in April of 1856 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 15 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Emma (wife, born in December of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 15 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 32), Rosa L. (daughter, born in June of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Franklin P. (son, born in September of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Adaline (daughter, born in January of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Wallace L. (son, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Josephine (daughter, born in December of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), and Lewis M. (son, born in December of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), Campbell Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #8, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 25 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Emma J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 7 are still living, age 43), Franklin P. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Adeline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Wallace L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Lewis M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Josephine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Eunice G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 36 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1930), Monroe Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #287, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Alka (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 23), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Roleigh (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 7 months), Alice L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 10 months), Cambell Caudill (father, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 27, age 74), and Emily J. Caudill (mother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19 [hard to read], age 63).

On page 9 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1940), Luther Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #71, he's a laborer for the W.P.A. road project, separated, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 2nd grade education, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Freedie [sic] (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 21), Chester (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Emily (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 74).

    The children of CAMPBELL CAUDILL and EMILY BLAIR are:

    1. ROSA LEE CAUDILL, b. June 7, 1886, Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 13, 1951, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ALFRED HARLAND BLAIR, son of SAMUEL RUSSELL BLAIR and MIRANDA LEMASTER.
      Notes: Alfred and Rosa Caudill Blair's daughter, Emily, married Henry Preston Conley.
      According to her obituary, Rosa Lee Caudill Blair (age 64), daughter of Campbell and Emily Blair Caudill, was a lifelong resident of Denver, Kentucky. She was born June 7, 1886 in Johnson County, died May 13, 1951 in a local hospital following an illnes of 5 months, and was buried in the family cemetery in Denver. She was married to Harlan Blair, who preceded her in death 15 years prior. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Ruie, who died at an early age. She was survived by 5 sons, Estill Blair (of Denver), Euel Blair (Denver), Wallace Blair (Christiansburg, Ohio), Harlan Blair Jr. (Collista, Kentucky), and Otto Blair (Leander, Kentucky); 5 daughters, Mrs. Ethel Weddington (Leander), Mrs. Emily Conley (Pierceton, Indiana), Mrs. Josephine Blanton (Denver), Mrs. Marian Hammond (Denver), and Miss Alma Blair (Cincinnati, Ohio); 3 brothers, Frank Caudill (Fort Gay, West Virginia), Luther Caudill (Fort Gay), and Monroe Caudill (Denver), 3 sisters, Mrs. Adaline Salyer (Paintsville), Mrs. Josephine Hitchcock (Denver), Mrs. Gertrude Litteral (Oil Springs); and 22 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. FRANKLIN P. CAUDILL, b. September 1887, Kentucky.
    3. ADYLINE CAUDILL, b. January 21, 1890, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 6, 1974, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MILTON SALYER.
      Notes: Their son, Harmon Edward Salyer, married Barbara Pauline LeMaster, daughter of John Powell "Powell" LeMaster and Alka Hannah.
      According to her obituary, Adyline Caudill Salyer (age 84), daughter of the late Camel and Emily Blair Caudill, was born January 21, 1890 in Johnson County, died June 6, 1974 at the Columbus, Ohio, home of her son, Edward, and was buried in Sam Blair Cemetery in Barnetts Creek. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Salyer, in 1963. She was survived by 3 sons, Edward Salyer (of Columbus), James Salyer (Reynoldsburg, Ohio), and Jay Salyer (Reynoldsburg, Ohio); 1 daughter, Esta Souder (Ontario, Ohio); 1 brother, Monroe Caudill (Staffordsville, Kentucky); 2 sisters, Josie Hitchcock (Denver, Kentucky) and Gertie Litteral (Oil Springs); 6 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. WALLACE LUTHER "LUTHER" CAUDILL, b. February 23, 1892, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 8, 1960, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LILLIE SPRADLIN.
    5. JOSEPHINE CAUDILL, b. December 8, 1895, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 4, 1983, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BENJAMIN HITCHCOCK.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Josie Caudill Hitchcock (age 87), daughter of Camel and Emily Blair Caudill, was a resident of Denver, Kentucky, at the time of her death. She was born December 8, 1895 in Johnson County, died January 4, 1983 in Paintsville Hospital following and extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Denver. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Hitchcock, on July 19, 1977. She was survived by 1 son, Wayne Hitchcock (of Denver); 2 daughters, Lucille May (Leander, Kentucky) and Zetta Mae Caudill (Denver); 1 sister, Girtie Litteral (Falcon, Kentucky); 10 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    6. LEWIS MONROE CAUDILL, b. February 4, 1898, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 9, 1981, Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ALKA BLAIR.
    7. EUNICE GERTRUDE CAUDILL, b. 1908, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) LITTERAL.







ROBERT LEE SPRIGGS, son of TRESSIE MARIE PACE and JOSEPH PAUL SPRIGGS, married (1) CAROL ANN FEATHERSTONE. He married (2) RUBY LEE MURPHY.

Notes: Information on Robert Spriggs can be found on page 182 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of ROBERT SPRIGGS and CAROL FEATHERSTONE is:

    1. ROBERT LEE SPRIGGS JR.

    The children of ROBERT SPRIGGS and RUBY MURPHY are:

    1. CONNIE LEE SPRIGGS.
    2. DAVID LEE SPRIGGS.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







GRANT RICE, son of GREENVILLE RICE and CORA ALICE DAVIS, was born about 1905 in Kentucky. He married KATHERINE MAY. She was born about 1917 in Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 189 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

On page 19 of the 1940 census for District 77-4A in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1940), Grant Rice is listed as th ehead of the household for house #134, he's a pumper for an oil company, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has 2 years of high school, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Catherine (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 23), and Larry C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

    The children of GRANT RICE and KATHERINE MAY are:

    1. LARRY CAMERON RICE, b. 1937, Kentucky, m. JOANN YOUNG.
    2. ROGER RICE, m. BARBARA (unknown last name).







CHARLES RICE, son of GREENVILLE RICE and CORA ALICE DAVIS, was born about 1908 in Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH ADAMS.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 190 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of CHARLES RICE and ELIZABETH ADAMS are:

    1. JAMES ROY RICE, m. DORA THACKER.
    2. CAROLYN ROSE RICE, m. GARY WARD.







GREENVILLE RICE, son of NANCY CATHERINE SALYER and JAMES RICE, was born April 29, 1872 in Kentucky, died October 20, 1947 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Mitchell Price Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married CORA ALICE DAVIS, daughter of JOHN D. DAVIS and LOURANA WEBB, February 7, 1895 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born August 25, 1870 in Kentucky, died September 6, 1945 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Mitchell Price Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 133 & 188 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Cora Davis was the sister of Craton E. Davis and Victoria Davis.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Green Rice (age 22) married Cora A. Davis (age 25) on February 7, 1895 in Johnson County.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Green Rice lived from April 29, 1872 to October 20, 1947, and was buried in Mitchell Price Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Cora A. Rice lived from August 25, 1870 to September 6, 1945, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his death certificate, Green Rice died October 20, 1947 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, from mitral regurgitation. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as April 29, 1872, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as farmer, his parents as James Rice (b. Kentucky) and Nancy Salyer (b. Kentucky), the informant as Johnnie Rice of Oil Springs, Kentucky, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as Oil Springs.

According to his obituary, Green Rice (age 75), son of James and Nancy Salyer Rice, was born in Jennies Creek on April 29, 1872, died October 20, 1947 at home in Oil Springs, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. He was preceded in death by his wife Cora A. Davis Rice, 2 years prior. He was survived by 9 children, Mrs. Erie Wheeler, Mrs. Lillie Wheeler, Mrs. Rouie Caudill, Alva, Frank, Grant, Charlie, Roy, and Johnny; 4 sisters, Mrs. Sarah K. Picklesimer, Mrs. Mary Litteral, Mrs. Addie Collins [the 4th not named]; 24 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Green Rice died October 20, 1947 in Johnson County at the age of 75.

According to her death certificate, Mrs. Green Rice died September 6, 1945 in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from arteriosclerotic heart disease and senility. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as August 25, 1870, her marital status as married, her husband as Green Rice, her parents as John Davis (b. Kentucky) and Lorraine Webb (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Mrs. Millard Caudill of Wheelersburg.

According to her obituary, Mrs. Cora Davis Rice (age 75), died September 6, 1945 at home in Oil Springs after a long illness, and was buried in Price Cemetery in Oil Springs. She was survived by her husband, Green Rice; and 9 children, Alva, Charlie, and Johnie (all of Oil Springs), Frank (Evansville, Indiana), Grant (Harriman, Tennessee), Roy (Dayton, Ohio), Mrs. Erie Wheeler (Oil Springs), Mrs. Lily Wheeler (Wheelersburg, Kentucky), and Mrs. Ruie Caudill (Wheelersburg, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

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

On page 24 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 12, 1900), Green Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #194, he's a farmer, born in April of 1872 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Cora (wife, born in August of 1871 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 28), Erie (daughter, born in November of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Alva (son, born in November of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Lillie (daughter, born in February of 1900 in Kentucky, age 3 months.

On page 22 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 30, 1910), Green Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #194, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Cora A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 39), Erie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Alva (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Lilly (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Grant (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), Roy (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 months), and Ruie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 7, 1920), Green Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #72, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Cora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 49), Alva (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Lily (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Grant (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Ruie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Roy (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Johny (son, born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 30 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1930), Greene Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #225, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, fist married at age 22, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Cora A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 59), Alva (son, single, school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 32), Grant (son, single, works in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, age 32), Roy (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 20), Johnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Rosy Blanton (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22).

On page 14 of the 1940 census for District 77-5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 13, 1940), Green Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #109, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Cora Alice (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 69), Johnie (son, married, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 27), Billie (wife [daughter-in-law], married, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 2 years of high school, age 22), and Wayne (grandson, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 3 years of high school, age 23).

    The children of GREEN RICE and CORA DAVIS are:

    1. ERIE RICE, b. November 25, 1895, Kentucky, d. September 7, 1972, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. LAFAYETTE MARION WHEELER.
    2. ALVA RICE, b. November 18, 1897, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 6, 1967, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ERMA MAXINE CAUDILL.
    3. LILLIAN RICE, December 5, 1899, Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 13, 1962, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) JAMES WICK "WICK" WHEELER, m. (2) DEWEY ADAMS.
    4. FRANK RICE, b. February 18, 1902, Kentucky, d. June 28, 1979, Orlando, Orange County, Florida, m. ELVA G. BUTLER.
    5. GRANT RICE, b. 1905, Kentucky, m. KATHERINE MAY.
    6. CHARLES RICE, b. 1908, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH ADAMS.
    7. RUIE RICE, b. February 10, 1910, Kentucky, d. October 26, 1985, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) WINFREY WARD CAUDILL, m. (2) CLAUD SALYER.
    8. ROY RICE, b. 1910, Kentucky, m. MABLE PATRICK.
      Notes: Ruie and Roy Rice are twins.
    9. JOHNNIE RICE, b. 1913, Kentucky, m. BILLIE NICKEL.







HAROLD KEITH LEIST, son of TRESSIE MARIE PACE and HAROLD LEIST, married (1) SUE (unknown last name). He married (2) JANE PAYNE.

Notes: Information on Harold Leist can be found on page 182 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of HAROLD LEIST and SUE (unknown last name) is:

    1. TERRY LEIST.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







CECIL HITCHCOCK, son of JOHN B. HITCHCOCK and ALICE BARKER, was born December 6, 1902 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 19, 1970 in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Brown Family Cemetery in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married SUSIE BROWN, daughter of GEORGE M. BROWN and MINNIE DANIELS, about 1925. She was born November 25, 1909 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 1, 2004 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Brown Family Cemetery in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky. He met MOLLIE SALYER.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, George M. Brown (age 22) married Minnie Daniels (age 19) on January 3, 1900 in Johnson County.

According to his obituary, George M. Brown (age 85), son of the late John and Lucinda Harmon Brown, was born March 5, 1877 in East Point, Kentucky, died December 21, 1962 in a fire that destroyed his home in Volga, and was buried in Brown Cemetery in Volga. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Daniels Brown, on January 18, 1948. He was survived by 4 sons, Charlie Brown (of Sitka, Kentucky), Clyde Brown (Lerue, Ohio), Claude Brown (Volga), and Clarence Brown (Volga); 2 daughters, Mrs. Everett Lemaster (Volga) and Mrs. Cecil Hitchcock (Volga); 1 sister, Mrs. Lydia Sturgill (Flat Gap); 20 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her obituary, Minnie Daniel Brown (age 67), daughter of Joseph and Sally Harmon Daniel, was born June 26, 1880 in Nippa, Kentucky, died January 18, 1948 at home in Volga following an illness of several years, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was survived by her mother; her husband, George M. Brown; 4 sons, Charles Brown, Clyde Brown, Claude Brown, and Clarence Brown; 2 daughters, Mrs. Everett Lemaster (of Dwale, Kentucky) and Mrs. Cecil Hitchcock (Volga, Kentucky); 2 brothers, Milt Daniel (Nippa) and Arthur Daniel (Sitka); and 3 sisters, Mrs. Jennie Grimm (Stambaugh), Mrs. Julia Arrowood (Van Lear) [the 3rd sister isn't listed]. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and photos of their headstones shows that Cecil Hitchcock lived from December 6, 1902 to November 19, 1970, and was buried in Brown Family Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Susie Brown Hitchcock lived from November 25, 1909 to June 1, 2004, and is buried in the same cemetery. Susie's parents are buried in the same cemetery.

According to his obituary, Cecil Hitchcock (age 68), son of the late John and Alice Barker Hitchcock of Johnson County, was a retired driller. He died November 19, 1970 at home in Volga, and was buried in the family cemetery in Volga. He was survived by his wife, Susie Brown Hitchcock; 2 sons, Sardis Noel Hitchcock (of Volga) and Hardis Joel Hitchcock (Port Clinton, Ohio); 1 daughter, Esther Gail Brown (Sierra Vista, Arizona), 1 sister, Mallie Picklesimer (Sitka); 9 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Cecil Hitchcock was born December 6, 1902, and died in November of 1970. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Cecil Hitchcock died November 19, 1970 in Johnson County at the age of 67. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Susie Brown Hitchcock (age 98), daughter of the late George and Minnie Daniels Brown, was born November 25, 1905 in Johnson County, died June 1, 2004 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Brown Family Cemetery in Volga. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Hitchcock. She was survived by 2 sons, Hardis Joel Hitchcock (of Port Clinton, Ohio) and Sardis Noel Hitchcock (Volga); 1 daughter, Esther Gail Brown (Sierra Vista, Arizona); several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Susie Hitchcock was born November 26, 1905, and died June 1, 2004. She received her Social Security card in 1957-1958 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Susie Brown Hitchcock was born November 25, 1905 in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died June 1, 2004. Her parents are listed as George M. Brown and Minnie Daniel.

On page 26 of the 1910 census for District 74 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), George M. Brown is listed as the head of the household for house #104, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 30), Sarah A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Susie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Son (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and "(No Name)" (son, born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 6 & 7, 1920), George Brown is listed as the head of the household for house #66, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 34), Sally (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Susie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Carley (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Clide (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Claude (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Clarence (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 58-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Cecil Hitchcock is listed as the head of the household for house #13, he's a laborer in the gas fields, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Susie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 23), and Carmel D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 4 months).

On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 11-4 (Goshen Township) in Champaign County, Ohio (dated May 6, 1940), Cecil Hitchcock is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Johnson County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Susie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 34), Carmeldale (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Larry (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Hardis (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Sardis (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Abbygail (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

    The children of CECIL HITCHCOCK and SUSIE BROWN are:

    1. RUBY BARTON HITCHCOCK, b. April 16, 1910, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 16, 1910, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruby B. Hitchcock was born April 16, 1910 in Johnson County to Susie Brown.
      According to her death certificate, Ruby Barton Hitchcock was stillborn on April 16, 1910 in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky. Also on this certificate, her parents are listed as Cecil Hitchcock (b. Johnson County) and Susie Brown (b. Johnson County), and the burial place as "on Jno. D. Hitchcock farm, Volga, Ky."
    2. CARMEL DALE HITCHCOCK, b. May 22, 1927, Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 13, 1948, Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARIE STOCKWELL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Carmel D. Hitchcock was born May 22, 1927 in Johnson County to Susie Brown.
      According to his death certificate, Carmel Dale Hitchcock died November 13, 1948 in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, from a broken neck, and head and face injuries suffered in an automobile accident. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Volga, his birth date as May 22, 1927, his marital status as married, his wife as Marie Stockwell, his occupation as bus driver for Williams Bus Lines, his parents as Cecil Hitchcock (b. Kentucky) and Susie Brown (b. Kentucky), the informant as Cecil Hitchcock of Volga, and the burial place as Volga.
      According to his obituary, Carmel Dale Hitchock (age 21), son of Cecil and Susie Brown Hitchcock of Volga, was a U.S. Army veteran, and a driver for Paintsville Bus Lines. He was found dead in his car, dying from internal injuries when his car left the highway. In addition to his parents, he was survived by his wife, Marie Stockwell Hitchcock; several brothers and sisters; and 2 small children. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. LARRY E. HITCHCOCK, b. July 19, 1930, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 8, 1965, West Germany, buried in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RUTH (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Larry E. Hitchcock was born July 19, 1930 in Johnson County to Susie Brown.
      According to his obituary, Larry E. Hitchcock (age 34), son of Cecil and Susie Brown Hitchcock of Volga, was a career Army man, having been in the Army since 1951. He was serving in West Germany when killed in an automobile accident. He was born July 19, 1930, died May 5, 1966 in West Germany, and was buried in the family cemetery in Volga. In addition to his parents, he was survived by his wife, Mrs. Ruth Hitchcock; 1 son, Ronnie Hitchcock; 1 daughter, Donna Lynn Hitchcock; 2 brothers, Hardis Joel Hitchcock (of Port Clinton, Ohio) and Sardis Hitchcock (Volga); and 1 sister, Mrs. Ester Gail Brown (Huntsville, Alabama). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. HARDIS JOEL HITCHCOCK, b. April 3, 1932, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 10, 2007, Port Clinton, Ottawa County, Ohio, buried in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hardis J. Hitchcock was born April 3, 1932 in Johnson County to Susie Brown.
      According to his obituary, Hardis Joel Hitchcock (age 74), son of the late Cecil and Susie Brown Hitchcock, was retired from U.S. Gypsum. He was born April 3, 1932 in Johnson County, died March 10, 2007 in Edgewood Nursing Home in Port Clinton, Ohio, and was buried in Brown Family Cemetery in Flat Gap, Kentucky. He was survived by 1 son, Robbie Florina (of Port Clinton); 1 brother, Sardis Hitchcock (Volga); and 1 sister, Esther Gail Brown (Sierra Vista, Arizona. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    5. SARDIS NOEL HITCHCOCK, b. 1932, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Sardis N. Hitchcock was born in Johnson County to Susie Brown.
    6. ESTHER ABIGAIL HITCHCOCK, b. 1939, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BROWN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Esther G. Hitchcock was born in Johnson County to Susie Brown.







JOHN JACOB "JAKE" SALYER, son of WILLIAM E. "BUD" SALYER and CATHERINE BURKHART, was born November 2, 1884 in Kentucky, died June 6, 1969 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Jake Salyers Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married DELLA TACKETT, daughter of REBECCA LEMASTER and JOHN MILTON TACKETT, about 1923. She was born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, and died March 15, 1972 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Jake Salyers Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on John Jacob Salyer can be found on page 195 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Della Tackett was the sister of Arminta Tackett.

When Jake Salyer's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was working for the Penn Furniture Company in Riceville, Johnson County, that his closest relative was W. E. Salyer of Ballot, Johnson County, and that he was born November 2, 1885. He was found to be short and slender, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that John J. Salyers lived from November 2, 1887 to June 6, 1969, and was buried in Jake Salyers Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, that Della T. Salyers lived from March 11, 1887 to March 17, 1972, was buried in the same cemetery, and that Homer King [son-in-law] lived from October 17, 1921 to August 5, 1984, and was buried in the same cemetery. No headstone photos are provided.

According to his obituary, John Jake Salyers (age 81), son of the late W. E. and Callie Burkhart Salyers, was a retired timberman and resident of Staffordsville at the time of his death. He was born November 2, 1887 in Johnson County, died June 6, 1969 in a local hospital after a brief illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Della Tackett Salyers; 1 son, Jake Salyers Jr. (of Staffordsville); 1 daughter, Mary Maxiene King (Staffordsville), 1 brother, Wilson Salyers (Salyersville); 1 sister, Virgie Saylor (Urbana, Ohio); and 3 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jake Salyer was born November 2, 1887, and died in August of 1969. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John J. Salyer died June 6, 1969 in Johnson County at the age of 81.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Della Salyers died March 15, 1972 in Johnson County at the age of 85.

On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1930), Jacob Salyers is listed as the head of the household for house #123, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 36, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Della (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 36, age 43), Maxin [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Jacob Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1940), Jake Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a laborer doing road construction for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 1st grade education, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Della (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 53), Maxine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and John Jake (son, born in Kentucky, age 10).

    The children of JAKE SALYER and DELLA TACKETT are:

    1. MARY MAXINE SALYER, b. December 26, 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 3, 2011, Stambaugh, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. HOMER KING. He was b. October 17, 1921, d. August 5, 1984, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary M. Salyer was born December 26, 1925 in Johnson County to Della Tackett.
      According to her obituary, Mary Salyer King (age 85), daughter of the late Jake and Della Tackett Salyer, was born December 26, 1925 in Johnson County, died September 3, 2011 at home in Stambaugh, and was buried in King-Salyer Cemetery in Staffordsville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Homer King; and 1 sister, Kathleen Buckheart Salyer. She was survived by 2 sons, Homer Darrell King (of Nancy, Kentucky) and Bobby Allen King (Hager Hill, Kentucky); 2 daughters, Vickie L. King (Stambaugh) and Florence Hannah (Hager Hill); 1 brother, John Jake Salyer Jr. (Tutor Key, Kentucky); 10 grandchildren; and several great- and great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to his obituary, Homer King (age 63), son of Charley and Rhoda Johnson King, was a retired miner, a member of Kentucky Indiana Paralyzed Veterans, and a resident of Staffordsville. He was born October 17, 1921 in Lawrence County, died August 5, 1984 in Hall Medical Center, and was buried in Salyers Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Mary M. Salyers King; 2 sons, Homer D. King (of Van Lear) and Bobby Allen King (Staffordsville); 1 daughter, Vicky Lynn King (Staffordsville); 1 foster daughter, Florence Hannah (Hager Hill); 3 brothers, Joe King (Staffordsville), Same King (Staffordsville), and John King (Staffordsville); 1 sister, Dorothy Wheeler (Staffordsville); 1 granddaughter, 6 step-grandchildren; and 3 step-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. JOHN JACOB SALYER JR., b. 1929, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John J. Salyer was born in Johnson County to Della Tackett.
    3. KATHLEEN BUCKHEART SALYER.







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