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SUNA MCKENZIE, daughter of MARTHA JANE RICE and TOBE MCKENZIE, was born January 28, 1897 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 8, 1979 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married EVERETT MILTON CONLEY, son of JOHN MILTON CONLEY and MARIETTA WOODS, June 10, 1914 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born June 3, 1892 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 13, 1987 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Cemetery, in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 185 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on page 135 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Evert Conley married Sunie McKenzie and that their children were Glady J., Emma L., Evert F., and "?".

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Evertte [sic] M. Conley (father b. Floyd County, mother b. Johnson County, age 22) married Soonie G. McKenzie (parents b. Johnson County, age 16) on June 10, 1914 in Johnson County.

When Everett Milton Conley'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 miner working for the North East Coal Company in Thealka, Johnson County, that he had a wife and 1 child, and that he was born June 3, 1892 in Staffordsville, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had dark blue eyes and dark brown hair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Everett M. Conley lived from June 3, 1892 to January 13, 1987, and was buried in Conley Cemetery "Near the head of Little Mud Lick on the left just pass forks in the road on the Keith Conley Farm," that Suna McKenzie Conley lived from 1898 to December of 1979, was buried in the same cemetery, and that Emma Lucille Conley Daniels lived from December 9, 1917 to January 4, 2000, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her obituary, Suna McKenzie Conley (age 81) was born January 28, 1898 in Johnson County, died August 8, 1979 at home in Staffordsville, and was buried in the family cemetery in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, Everett Conley; 2 sons, Fishel Conley (of Hager Hill) and Keith Conley (of Wittenville); 2 daughters, Jewell Butler (of Grand Rapids, Michigan) and Lucille Daniel (of Nippa, Kentucky); 1 half-brother, Francis McKenzie of Kerz; 3 half-sisters, Mae Jaynes (of Paintsville), Alka Murry (of Paintsville), and Donna Salyers (of Kerz), 11 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, Suna Conley died August 8, 1979 in Johnson County at the age of 81.

According to his obituary, Everett Conley (age 74), son of John M. and Mary Woods Conley, was a retired driller. He was born June 3, 1892 in Johnson County, died January 13, 1987 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Suna McKenzie Conley, in December of 1979. He was survived by 2 sons, Fishel Conley (of Hager Hill) and Keith Conley (Wittensville); 2 daughters, Jewell Butler (Grand Rapids, Michigan) and Lucille Daniel (Grand Rapids); 2 brothers, William "Deek" Conley (Allegon, Michigan) and Ralph Conley (Staffordsville); 2 sisters, Lillie Dixon (Paintsville) and Ivel Daniel (Escondido, California); 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Everett Conley was born June 3, 1892, and died in January of 1987. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Michigan, and his last place of residence was in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Everett Conley died January 13, 1987 in Johnson County at the age of 94.

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 66 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), Suna McKenzie is found living in the home of her grandparents. William J. McKinzie is listed as the head of the household for house #7, he's widowed, no longer working, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 81 years old. Also listed are Elzie (son, single, corn farmer, born in Kentucky, age 47), Minnie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 30), and Suna (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 23 of the 1920 census for District 30 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 24, 1920), Everett M. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #97, he's an oil and gas driller, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Soonie, wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), Gladis J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 9 months), Emma L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 1 month), and Minnie McKinzie (aunt, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 58-1 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Everett M. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #68, he's a drilling contractor for gas and oil wells, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Suna (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 31), Jewell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Emma L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Everett F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Keith (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Minnie McKenzie (aunt, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 55), and Zallie C. Ward (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 68).

On page 43 of the 1940 census for District 41-46 (Walker) in Kent County, Michigan (dated May 2, 1940), Everett M. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #426, he's a driller and contractor in the oil and gas industry, born in Kentucky, he was living in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Suna (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 42), Everett F. (son, tool man for father, born in Kentucky, age 19), Keith (son, tool dresser in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, age 16), and David Lee Maylew (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of SUNA MCKENZIE and EVERETT CONLEY are:

    1. GLADYS JEWELL CONLEY, b. April 8, 1916, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BUTLER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gladis J. Conley was born April 8, 1916 in Johnson County to Susan McKenzie.
    2. EMMA LUCILLE CONLEY, b. December 9, 1917, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 4, 2000, Fremont, Newaygo County, Michigan, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. NEWT DANIELS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Emma L. Conley was born December 9, 1917 in Johnson County to Sura McKenzie.
      According to her obituary, Emma Lucille Conley Daniels (age 82), daughter of the late Everett M. and Suna McKenzie Conley, was born December 9,1917 in Johnson County, died January 4, 2000 in Transitional Health Services in Fremont, Michigan, and was buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville. she was preceded in death by her husband, Newt Daniels. She was survived by 2 sons, Michael Grey (Grand Rapids, Michigan) and David Lee Mayhew (Paintsville); 2 brothers, Everett Fishel Conley (Hager Hill) and Keith Conley (Wittensville); and 1 sister, Gladys Jewell Butler. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. EVERETT FISHEL CONLEY, b. February 5, 1920, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 2, 2008, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. PAULINE AUXIER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Everett Conley was born February 5, 1920 in Johnson County to Trina McKenzie.
      According to his obituary, Everett Fishel Conley (age 88), son of the late Everett M. and Suna McKenzie Conley, was a water well driller and a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was born February 5, 1920 in Johnson County, died December 2, 2008 in Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park. He was preceded in death by 1 brother, Keith Conley; and 2 sisters, Jewell Butler and Lucille Daniels. He was survived by his wife, Pauline Auxier Conley (of Hager Hill); 1 son, Kenneth Conley (Oil Springs); 3 daughters, Doris Hughes (West Van Lear), Joyce Preston (Hager Hill), and Donna Taylor (Hager Hill); 8 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. KEITH CONLEY, b. June 8, 1923, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 10, 2004, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LULA CHURCH.
      Notes: A child of Keith Conley and Lula Church was William Ray Conley, who married Rebecca Ann Holbrook, daughter of Audrey Marie Montgomery and Winfield Holbrook.
      Lula Church's maiden name was determined by finding the birth record transcripts of her 3 sons.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Keith Conley was born June 8, 1923 in Johnson County to Seua McKenzie.
      According to his obituary, Keith Conley (age 80), son of the late Everett M. and Suna McKenzie Conley, was a self-employed water well driller in Johnson County for years, and a U.S. Marine veteran of World War II. He was born June 8, 1923 in Staffordsville, died March 10, 2004 in Veterans Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia, and was buried in Conley Family Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Lucille Daniels and Jewell Butler. He was survived by his wife, Lula Conley; 3 sons, Bill Conley (of Luray, Virginia), Bob Conley (Stambaugh, Kentucky), and Ron Conley (Lake Panasoffkee, Florida); 1 brother, Everett F. "Fishel" Conley (Hager Hill); 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







NATHANIEL L. RAMEY, son of REBECCA JANE SALYER and CHARLES G. RAMEY, was born August 3, 1876 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died January 27, 1960 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) SARAH E. BLAIR, daughter of BRITTON J. BLAIR and MARY M. WATKINS, June 23, 1898 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in August of 1877 in Kentucky. He married (2) STELLA MAE SALYER, daughter of GEORGE W. SALYER and MARY EMILY BLAIR, about 1918. She was born December 19, 1897 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 17, 1960 in Leander, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Perkins Cemetery in Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Nathaniel Ramey was born August 3, 1876 in Johnson County to Charles G. Ramey (b. Johnson County) and Rebecca J. Salyer (b. Johnson County).

When Nathaniel L. Ramey's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Riceville, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Miss Rushia Ramey of Riceville, and that he was born August 3, 1876. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Nathaniel Ramey died January 27, 1960 in Johnson County at the age of 83.

According to her obituary, Stella Mae Salyers Ramey (age 62), daughter of the late George W. and Emma Blair Salyers, lived in Leander most of her life. She was born December 19, 1897 in Johnson County, died October 17, 1960 in a local hospital, and is buried in Perkins Cemetery in Swamp Branch. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nathaniel Ramey (January 27, 1960). She was survived by 2 sons, George Ramey (of Shelby, Ohio) and Bill Ramey (Bonanza, Kentucky); 4 daughters, Mrs. Clara Webb (Wabash, Indians), Mrs. Jewell Ramey (Leander, Kentucky), Mrs. Audrey Gilbert (Columbus, Ohio), and Mrs. Garnett Horne (Columbus, Ohio); 1 step-son, Edward Ramey (Holden, West Virginia); 2 step-daughters, Mrs. Rusha Witten (Van Lear, Kentucky) and Mrs. Viola Williams (Staffordsville, Kentucky); 3 brothers, Earl Salyers (Oil Springs, Kentucky), Frank Salyers (West Liberty, Ohio), and Troy Salyers (Urbana, Ohio); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Harvey Salyers (Oil Springs, Kentucky) and Mrs. Dorothy Carpenter (Indiana). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Stella M. Ramey died October 17, 1960 in Johnson County at the age of 62.

On page 40 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1900), Nathaniel Ramey is listed as the head of the household for family #354, he's a farmer, born in August of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in August of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and 1 is still living, age 22), and Viola (daughter, born in December of 1899 in Kentucky, age 5 months). They are living next to Nathaniel's parents.

On page 21 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 2, 1910), Nathaniel Ramey is listed as the head of the household for house #187, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents are born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and 3 are still living, age 32), Viola (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Russia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1). Hazel isn't actually found on page 21 with the rest of the family. She's on page of District 103 at the top of the page.

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 40 (Riceville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 22, 1920, Nathaniel L. Ramey is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Stella M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), Rushia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Hazel S. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Mattie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Clara M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Edward (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 5 months).

On page 22 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), N. L. Ramey is listed as the head of the household for house #171, no occupation is listed, born in Kentucky, parent born in Kentucky, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Stella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 33), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Audra (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 5 months).

    The children of NATHANIEL RAMEY and SARAH BLAIR are:

    1. VIOLA RAMEY, b. December 5, 1899, Kentucky, d. July 10, 1979, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kenhtucky, m. LINDSEY BOYD WILLIAMS.
    2. RUSHIA DAYE RAMEY, b. April 16, 1906, Kentucky, d. March 1984, Almont, Lapeer County, Michigan, m. THOMAS A. WITTEN.
    3. HAZEL S. RAMEY, b. 1909, Kentucky.
    4. MATTIE MAE RAMEY, b. May 5, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 13, 1959, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JERRY CLICK.
    5. CLARA MARIE RAMEY, b. May 5, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 24, 1981, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, buried in Butcher Hollow, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. THEODORE MELVIN "TED" WEBB.
      Notes: Clara and Mattie Ramey were twins.
    6. EDWARD J. RAMEY, b. July 2, 1915, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Edward Ramey can be found living with his sister Viola in 1930.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Edward J. Ramey was born July 2, 1915 in Johnson County to Sarah Blair.
    7. MARY RAMEY, b. February 3, 1918, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 11, 1918, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in W. M. Rice Cemetery, Ballot, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary Ramey was born February 3, 1918 in Johnson County to Sarah Blair.
      According to her death certificate, Mary Ramey died August 11, 1918 in Riceville from gastro enteritis. Also on this certificate, her birth date is listed as February 1, 1918, her parents as Nathaniel Ramey (b. Kentucky) and Sarah Blair (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Nathaniel Ramey of Riceville.
    8. NATHANIEL B. RAMEY, b. February 3, 1918, Kentucky, d. August 8, 1918, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in W. M. Rice Cemetery, Ballat, Kentucky.
      Notes: Mary and Nathaniel Ramey were twins.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Nathaniel B. Ramey was born February 3, 1918 in Johnson County to Sarah Blair.
      According to his death certificate, Nathaniel B. Ramey died from gastro enteritis. Also on this certificate, his parents are listed as Nathaniel Ramey (b. Kentucky) and Sarah Blair (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Nathaniel Ramey of Riceville.

    The children of NATHANIEL RAMEY and STELLA SALYER are:

    1. GEORGE A. RAMEY, b. January 22, 1922, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 19, 1990, Shelby, Richland County, Ohio, buried in Shelby, Richland County, Ohio, m. MARY LEE CLICK.
    2. AUDREY RAMEY, b. 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) GILBERT.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Audry Ramey was born in Johnson County to Stelia Salyers.
    3. WILLIAM F. RAMEY, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William F. Ramey was born in Johnson County to Stella Salyer.
    4. JEWELL RAMEY, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jewel Ramey was born in Johnson County to Stella Salyers.
    5. GARNETT R. RAMEY, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) HORNE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Garnett R. Ramey was born in Johnson County to Stella Salyers.







MINNIE RAMEY, daughter of REBECCA JANE SALYER and CHARLES G. RAMEY, was born February 9, 1881 in Kentucky, died July 1, 1921 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married DANIEL LITTERAL, son of JENCY JANE H. BLAIR and JOHN FLEMING LITTERAL, about 1900. He was born November 30, 1869 in Kentucky, died May 21, 1929 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Litteral Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. Dan Litteral married (2) ETTA (unknown last name).

Notes: According to her death certificate, Minnie Ramey Litteral died July 1, 1921 in Johnson County from chronic interstitial nephritis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as February 9, 1881, her marital status as married, her parents as Charles Ramey (b. Kentucky) and Rebecca J. Salyer (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Dan Litteral of Oil Springs, Kentucky.

According to his death certificate, Dan Litteral died May 21, 1929 in Ashland from gangrene appendicitis following surgery. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as November 30, 1869, his marital status as married, his wife as Etta Litteral, his occupation as country blacksmith, his parents as Flem Litteral (b. Kentucky) and Jency Jane Blair (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Crate Litteral of Ashland.

On pages 9 & 10 of the 1910 census for District 70 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), Dan Litteral is listed as the head of the household for house #82, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 7 children and 5 are still living, age 29), May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Lundy (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Alma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Azz (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Crette (son, born in Kentucky, age 3). They are living next to Dan's parents.

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 12 & 13, 1920), Dan Litteral is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Chlora M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Lundy (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Alma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Arza (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Crate (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

    The children of MINNIE RAMEY and DAN LITTERAL are:

    1. CHLORA MAY LITTERAL, b. 1902, Kentucky.
    2. LUNDY LITTERAL, b. October 20, 1903, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 28, 1966, Argillite, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. ETHEL CAUDILL.
    3. ALMA LITTERAL, b. March 25, 1904, Kentucky, m. JAMES GARFIELD COLLINS.
    4. ARZA LITTERAL, b. 1906, Kentucky.
    5. CRATE LITTERAL, b. 1907, Kentucky.







LUNDY LITTERAL, son of MINNIE RAMEY and DANIEL LITTERAL, was born October 20, 1902 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died October 28, 1966 in Argillite, Greenup County, Kentucky. He married ETHEL CAUDILL about 1923. She was born about 1908 in Kentucky.

Notes: Ethel Caudill Litteral was reportedly born December 12, 1907 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died February 5, 2003 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. According to Social Security death records, there was an Ethel Hipkins with these same statistics.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lundy Litteral died October 28, 1966 in Greenup County at the age of 63.

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Lunday Litteral is listed as the head of the household for house #26, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Ethel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 22), Leon (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Charlote E. (born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

    The children of LUNDY LITTERAL and ETHEL CAUDILL are:

    1. LEON LITTERAL, b. 1923, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Leon Litteral was born in Johnson to Ethel Candill.
    2. CHARLOTTE E. LITTERAL, b. 1929, Kentucky.







LOUISA E. RICE, daughter of NANCY CATHERINE SALYER and JAMES RICE, was born November 7, 1868 in Kentucky, and died May 12, 1935 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married ABLE C. CAUDILL, son of WILLIAM JACKSON CAUDILL and REBECCA HARRIS, March 29, 1888 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born January 14, 1866 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died April 18, 1948 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 186 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to her death certificate, Louisa Caudill died May 12, 1935 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, from carcinoma of the liver. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as May 12, 1935 [mistake], her age as 67 years 6 months and 5 days, her marital status as married, her husband as Able Caudill, her parents as James Rice (b. Kentucky) and Nancy Jayne Salyers (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Able Caudill of Oil Springs.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Louisa Caudill died May 12, 1935 in Johnson County at the age of 67. She was living in Oil Springs at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, Abel Caudill died April 18, 1948 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, from arteriosclerosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as January 12, 1866, his marital status as widowed, his wife as Louise Rice Caudill, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Jackson Caudill (b. Kentucky) and Rebecca Harris (b. Kentucky), the informant as Boe Trimble of Oil Springs, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as Oil Springs.

According to his obituary, Abel C. Caudill (age 82), son of the late Jack and Rebecca Harris Caudill, was one of a family of 10, all of whom preceded him in death. He was born January 14, 1866 in Johnson County, died April 18, 1948 at home in Oil Springs following a long illness, and was buried in the family cemetery. He was married to Louise Rice in 1880. He was survived by 6 daughters, Mrs. Boe Trimble (of Oil Springs), Mrs. Roy Colvin (Oil Springs), Mrs. Elbert Reed (Oil Springs), Mrs. Arthur Kelsay (Oil Springs), Mrs. James Caudill (Clay City, Kentucky), Mrs. Walter Caudill (Hammond, Indiana); 28 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Abel Caudill died April 18, 1948 in Johnson County at the age of 82. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 44 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1900), Able C. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #380, he's a farmer, born in January of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in October of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 34), Missouri (daughter, born in February of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), James (son, born in March of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Dora (daughter, born in March of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Docia (daughter, born in October of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Josie (daughter, born in May of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Beulah (daughter, born in August of 1899 in Kentucky, age 9 months).

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 70 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), Able C. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #102, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 40), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Docia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Josie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Bulia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Ervin (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Annie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Will Slone (hired hand, single, wagoneer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), and Dennie Slone (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1). There are several Caudill families in the area.

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 16 & 17, 1920), Abel Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #121, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Louisa E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 53), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Audra (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Erven (son, married, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Beulah (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1930), Able Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 64 years old. Also listed are Louisie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 63), Walter (son, truck driver [hard to read], divorced, born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 24), Thomas Caudill (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), Loretta Caudill (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4 years 9 months [hard to read]), Walter Caudill [hard to read] (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 16 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1940), Abel Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #138, he's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 74 years old. Also listed are Walter (son, single, laborer for Ashland Refining Company, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 7th grade education, age 37), and Junior (grandson, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, age 13).

    The children of LOUISA RICE and ABLE CAUDILL are:

    1. MISSOURI "ZURIA" CAUDILL, b. February 6, 1889, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 18, 1972, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BOSIER A. "BOE" TRIMBLE.
    2. JAMES CAUDILL, b. March 30, 1890, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 11, 1991, Montgomery County, Kentucky, m. (1) NOLA BLAIR, m. (2) LULA E. WILLIAMS.
    3. DORA CAUDILL, b. March 25, 1892, Kentucky, d. April 7, 1972, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) PROCTOR BLAIR, m. (2) ROY COLVIN.
    4. DOSHIA CAUDILL, b. September 7, 1885, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 16, 1922, Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. ALONZO L. "LONNIE" COOPER.
    5. JOSIE CAUDILL, b. October 20, 1896, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 11, 1981, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELBERT H. REED.
    6. BEULAH CAUDILL, August 1899, Kentucky, m. JAMES G. "FODDERSHOCK" TRIMBLE.
    7. IRVIN CAUDILL, b. August 6, 1901, Kentucky, d. July 30, 1922, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BEULAH COLLINS.
    8. WALTER CAUDILL, b. March 10, 1904, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 17, 1962, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) STELLA WHEELER, m. (2) CORA MAE LEMASTER.
    9. AUDREY CAUDILL, b. June 14, 1906, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 15, 1977, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) JESSE ARTHUR "ARTHUR" KELSEY, m. (2) ALFRED T. LEMASTER, m. (3) JOHN MCKINLEY BLANTON.







WILLIAM HARLAN BLAIR, son of EVELINE CONLEY and JOHN BLAIR, was born March 6, 1864 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died April 3, 1933 in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married LYDIA M. (unknown last name) about 1885. She was born in August of 1867 in Kentucky.

Notes: According to his death certificate, William H. Blair died April 3, 1933 in Catlettsburg from a cerebral hemorrhage and chronic myocarditis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as March 6, 1864, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as John W. Blair (b. Johnson County) and Erline Conley (b. Johnson County), the informant as A. F. Blair of Catlettsburg, and the burial place as Catlettsburg. The name of the cemetery could be Dixon Cemetery, but is hard to read.

On page 1 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (undated, but page 2 is dated June 1, 1900), Harlen Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #5, he's a farmer, born in March of 1864 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 15 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Lida (wife, born in August of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 15 years, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 32), Samuel (son, born in July of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Lonzo F. (son, born in May of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), William C. (son, born in February of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), and Dony J. (daughter, born in May of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), William H. Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #93, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 25 years, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Lida M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 43), Alonzo F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), William C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Dona J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Thursa A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 25 of the 1920 census for District 29 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1920), Wm. H. Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #242, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Liddie M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 53), and Thursy Arizona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 10-4 (Catlettsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), William H. Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #61, he's an independent salesman, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 66 years old. Also listed are Lyda M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 63), and Thurza (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 28).

    The children of WILLIAM BLAIR and LYDIA (unknown last name) are:

    1. SAMUEL BLAIR, b. July 1887, Kentucky.
    2. ALONZO F. BLAIR, b. May 1889, Kentucky.
    3. WILLIAM C. BLAIR, b. February 1894, Kentucky.
    4. DONA J. BLAIR, b. May 1898, Kentucky.
    5. THURSA ARIZONA BLAIR, b. 1902, Kentucky.







TOPSY RAY RATLIFF, son of HATTIE V. SELVAGE and LEANDER RATLIFF, was born April 28, 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 12, 1970 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Topsy Ratliff Cemetery in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) LEONA FAIRCHILD, daughter of MILLARD FAIRCHILD and MARY ELLEN JOHNSON about 1920. She was born November 12, 1904 in Kentucky, died August 31, 1948, and is buried in Topsy Ratliff Cemetery in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (2) RUBY VANHOOSE, daughter of EARL VANHOOSE and ETHEL TAYLOR. She was born March 5, 1929 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 2, 1990 in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Ruby VanHoose married (2) Victor Sadler. According to his obituary, Victor Sadler (age 81), son of Elliott and Priscilla Akers Sadler, was a retired miner and was living in Denver, Kentucky at the time of his death. He was born January 11, 1898 in Johnson County, died July 14, 1979 in Paintsville Hospital after a brief illness, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Ruby VanHoose Ratliff Sadler; 2 sons, Victor Sadler Jr. (of St. Johns, Ohio) and Joseph Ivan Sadler (Degraph, Ohio); 3 daughters, Nalene Sadler (Columbus), Pauline Kelsey (Oil Springs), and Ruth Ann Sadler (Denver; 6 step-sons, Topsy Ratliff (Denver), Lawrence Ratliff (Denver), Andy Ratliff (Denver), Clark Ratliff (Denver), Earl T. Ratliff (Hager Hill), and Hollie Ratliff (Flat Gap); 2 step-daughters, Mary Ratliff (Denver) and Martha Ratliff (Denver); 1 brother, Johnny Sadler (Stambaugh); 1 sister, Rosa Nell Wilcox (Thealka, Kentucky); 9 grandchildren; and 6 step-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

Ruby VanHoose's brother, Lifis, married Ruby's step-daughter, Dicie.

A photo of Topsy Ratliff's headstone shows that he lived from April 28, 1900 to August 12, 1970.

According to his obituary, Topsy Ratliff, son of the late Leander and Hattie Salvage Ratliff, was born in Johnson County, died August 12, 1970 in a local Johnson County hospital after a short illness, and was buried in the Topsy Ratliff Cemetery in Denver. He was survived by his wife, Ruby VanHoose Ratliff; 11 sons, Obie, Lee, Topsy Jr., Earl, Hollie, Lawrence, Andy, and Clark (all of Denver, Kentucky), and Frank, Jay and Ova Ratliff of Urbana, Ohio; 7 daughters, Dicie VanHoose, Dixie Blair, Ella Hitchcock, Ollie Ratliff, Martha Ratliff, Mary Ratliff (all of Denver), and Hattie Thacher (Urbana, Ohio); 1 brother, Clark Ratliff (Fallsburg); 2 sisters, Mattie Ratliff (Turner Branch) and Mary Ratliff (Denver); 29 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Topsy Ratliff was born April 28, 1900, and died in August of 1970. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Topsy Ratliff died August 12, 1970 in Johnson County at the age of 70.

A photo of Leona Fairchild Ratliff's headstone shows that she lived from November 12, 1904 to August 31, 1948. The headstone is inscribed with "A precious one from us has gone, A voice we love is still, A place is vacant in our home, Which never can be filled."

According to her obituary, Ruby VanHoose Ratliff Sadler (age 60), daughter of Earl and Ethel Taylor VanHoose, was born March 5, 1929 in Johnson County, died February 2, 1990 in Highlands Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. Whe was preceded in death by 2 husbands; Topsy Ratliff in 1970, and Victor Sadler in 1979. She was survived by 6 sons, Topsy Ratliff (of Denver, Kentucky), Clark Ratliff (Denver), Earl Ratliff (Hager Hill), Hollie Ratliff (Flat Gap), Lawrence Ratliff (Tutor Key), and Andy Ratliff (Blain); 4 daughters, Martha Castle (Denver), Mary Pennington (Van Lear), Ruth Ann Sadler (Van Lear), and Ollie Southern (Meally); 6 step-sons, Add Ratliff (Urbana, Ohio), Bub Ratliff (Urbana, Ohio), Jay Ratliff (New York City), Victor Sadler (Lima, Ohio), Mike Sadler, and Phillip Ratliff; 6 step-daughters, Hallie Thacher (Urbana, Ohio), Dixie Blair (Denver), Dicie VanHoose (Denver), Ella Ratliff (Denver), Pauline Blevins (Oil Springs), Maline Sadler (Columbus, Ohio); 4 brothers, Lifis VanHoose (Denver), Virgil VanHoose (Thealka), Harry VanHoose (Thealka), and James VanHoose (Thealka); 6 sisters, Ella Mae Ratliff (Denver), Virgie Kimbler (Paintsville), Nellie Lyons (Marion, Ohio), Betty Jeffery (St. Albans, West Virginia), Maxine VanHoose (Kenova, West Virginia), and Christine Clark (Thealka); 17 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ruby Sadler died February 2, 1990 in Floyd County at the age of 60. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Topsy Ratliff is listed as the head of the household for house #64, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Leona (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 26), Addison (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Obie (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Charles R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

    The children of TOPSY RATLIFF and LEONA FAIRCHILD are:

    1. FRANK ADDISON RATLIFF, b. May 3, 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 26, 1990, Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JULIA SALYER, daughter of HARVEY SALYER and VERTRICE SALYER.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Frank A. Ratliff (age 68), son of Topsy and Leona Fairchild Ratliff, was a coal miner. He was born May 3, 1921 in Johnson County, died March 26, 1990 in Urbana, Ohio, and was buried in the family cemetery in Denver. He was survived by his wife, Julia Salyer Ratliff; 2 sons, Don Ratliff (in the U.S. Navy) and S. E. Ratliff (Cable, Ohio); 3 daughters, Emma Hoy (Flat Gap, Kentucky), Deana Knowles (Urbana), and Robin Blizzard (Daytona Beach, Florida); 8 brothers, J. C. Ratliff (Topeka, Indiana), Bud Ratliff (Urbana), Topsy Ratliff (Denver), Clark Ratliff (Denver), Earl Ratliff (Hager Hill), Hollie Ratliff (Flat Gap), Andy Ratliff (Blaine, Kentucky), and Lawrence Ratliff (Tutor Key, Kentucky); and 8 sisters, Hattie Thacker (Urbana), Dixie Blair (Urbana), Dicie Blair (Denver), Ella Ratliff (Denver), Martha Castle (Denver), Ruth Ann Sadler (Denver), and Mary Pennington (Van Lear). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)b. 1922, Kentucky.
    2. GLADYS V. RATLIFF, b. April 5, 1923, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gladys V. Ratliff was born April 5, 1923 in Johnson County to Leona Fairchild.
    3. OBIE RATLIFF, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, 1925, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Abbie Ratliff was born in Johnson County to Leona Fairchild.
    4. CHARLES RAY RATLIFF, b. April 21, 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 12, 1956, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charlie R. Ratliff was born April 20, 1928 in Johnson County to Delma Fairchilds.
      According to the listings for Topsy Ratliff Cemetery, Charles Ray Ratliff was born April 21, 1928 and died February 12, 1956. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
    5. LEANDER RATLIFF, b. April 18, 1930, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 28, 1984, Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELLA MAE VANHOOSE.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Leander Ratliff (age 54), son of Topsy and Leona Fairchild Ratliff, was a retired miner. He was born April 18, 1930 in Johnson County, died August 28, 1984 at home in Denver, and was buried in Ratliff Cemetery in Denver. He was survived by his wife, Ella Mae VanHoose Ratliff; 3 sons, Edward Ratliff (of Denver), Charley Ratliff (Denver), and Frank Ratliff (Florida); 4 sisters, Ella Ratliff (Denver), Dixie Blair (Denver), Dicie VanHoose (Denver), and Kathie Thatcher (Urbana, Ohio); several half-brothers and sisters; and 16 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    6. DICIE RATLIFF, b. June 9, 1932, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 4, 2008, Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LIFIS "JARGO" VANHOOSE, son of EARL VANHOOSE and ETHEL TAYLOR. He was b. February 4, 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 31, 1997, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Lifis VanHoose and Dicie Ratliff's step-mother, Ruby VanHoose were siblings.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dicie Ratliff was born June 9, 1932 in Johnson County to Leona Fairchild.
      According to her obituary, Dicie Ratliff VanHoose (age 76), daughter of the late Topsy and Leona Fairchild Ratliff, was born June 9, 1932 in Johnson County, died December 4, 2008 at home in Denver, and was buried in Topsy Ratliff Cemetery in Denver. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lifes VanHoose; 2 sons, Ricky VanHoose and Charles VanHoose; and several brothers and sisters. She was survived by 2 sons, David VanHoose (of Denver, Kentucky) and Lifes Lee VanHoose Jr. (Denver); 1 brother, Jay Ratliff (Indiana); 1 sister, Ella Ratliff (Leander, Kentucky); 2 half-brothers, Hollie Ratliff (Red Bush) and Lawrence Ratliff (Tutor Key); 3 half-sisters, Martha Kidd (Denver), Mary Pennington (Williamsport), and Ollie Suthern (Denver); 8 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to his obituary, Lifis "Jargo" Vanhoose (age 70), son of the late Earl and Ethel Taylor Vanhoose, was born February 4, 1927 in Johnson County, died August 31, 1997 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, and was burie in Topsy Ratliff Cemetery. He was preceded in death by 1 son, Charles E. Vanhoose. He was survived by his wife, Dicie Ratliff VanHoose; 3 sons, Jr. Lee Vanhoose (of Denver), David Vanhoose (Denver), and Ricky Vanhoose (Van Lear); 1 daughter, Ethel Leona Blair (Denver); 3 brothers, Harry Vanhoose (Thealka), James Vanhoose (Thealka), and Virgil Vanhoose (Thealka); 4 sisters, Nellie Lions (Marion, Ohio), Betty Jeffery (St. Albans, West Virginia), Christine Clark (Thealka), and Mary Maxine Blankenship (Flat Top, West Virginia); 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to his obituary, Ricky Vanhoose (age 48), son of Dicie Ratliff Vanhoose and the late Lifes Vanhoose, was born December 29, 1957 in Johnson County, died December 5, 2005 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Topsy Ratliff Cemetery in Denver. He was survived by 2 brothers, Dave Vanhoose (of Denver) and Lifes Vanhoose (Denver); and 1 sister, Ethel Leona Blair (Denver). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    7. DIXIE RATLIFF, b. September 5, 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 4, 1999, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LEROY "ROY" BLAIR, son of CRATE BLAIR and JEANETTE WILLIAMS. He was born April 23, 1923 in Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 27, 1993, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dixie Rae Ratliff was born September 5, 1934 in Johnson County to Leona Fairchild.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Leroy Blair was born April 20, 1923 in Johnson County to Jeanette Williams.
      According to her obituary, Dixie Ratliff Blair (age 64), daughter of the late Topsy and Leona Fairchild Ratliff, was born September 5, 1934 in Johnson County, died April 4, 1999 in University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, and was buried in Topsy Ratliff Cemetery in Denver. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Blair, on January 27, 1993. She was survived by 2 sons, Danny Blair (of Denver) and Roy Douglas Blair (Denver); 2 brothers, Ova Ratliff (Urbana, Ohio) and Jay Ratliff (Peaka, Indiana); 3 sisters, Ella Ratliff (Leander, Kentucky), Dicie Ratliff (Denver), and Hattie Thatcher (Urbana); 4 half-brothers, Hollie Ratliff (Red Bush), Topsy Ratliff (Paintsville), Lawrence Ratliff (Tutor Key), and Andy Ratliff (Blaine, Kentucky); 3 half-sisters, Ollie Southern (Denver), Martha Kidd (Denver), and Mary Pennington (Van Lear); 1 grandchild; and 1 step-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to his obituary, Roy Blair, son of the late Crate and Nettie Blair, was a miner. He was born April 20, 1923 in Johnson County, died January 27, 1993, and was buried in Topsy Ratliff Cemetery in Denver. He was survived by his wife, Dixie Ratliff Blair; 2 sons, Doug and Dan Blair (both of Denver); 1 sister, Melba Blair (Denver); and 1 granddaughter.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Leroy Blair died January 27, 1993 in Johnson County at the age of 69.
    8. ELLA FAYE RATLIFF, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ella F. Ratliff was born in Johnson County to Leona Fairchilds.
    9. HATTIE MARIE RATLIFF, b. November 28, 1939, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 20, 2007, Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, m. PAUL THATCHER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hattie M. Ratliff was born November 28, 1939 in Johnson County to Leona Lanchier.
      According to her obituary, Hattie Marie Ratliff Thatcher (age 67), daughter of the late Topsy and Leona Ratliff, was born November 28, 1939 in Johnson County, and died August 20, 2007 in Urbana, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Thatcher, and several brothers and sisters. She was survived by 1 daughter, Trish Foster (of Urbana); 1 brother, Jay C. Ratliff (Indiana); 2 sisters, Dicie VanHoose (Denver) and Ella Ratliff (Leander); 2 half-brothers, Hollie Ratliff (Red Bush) and Lawrence Ratliff (Tutor Key); 3 half-sisters, Martha Kidd (Denver), Ollie Southern (Denver), and Mary Pennington (Williamsport, Kentucky); and 5 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    10. OVA "BUB" RATLIFF, b. March 12, 1945, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 30, 2005, Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ova Ratliff was born March 11, 1945 in Johnson County to Leona Fairchild.
      According to his obituary, Ova "Bub" Ratliff (age 60), son of the late Topsy and Leona Ratliff, was a retired silo worker. He was born March 12, 1945 in Johnson County, died July 30, 2005 at home in Urbana, Ohio, and was buried in Oak Dale Cemetery. He was survived by 2 sons, Mark Ratliff (of Urbana) and Matt Ratliff (Urbana); 1 brother, Jay Ratliff (Indiana); 3 sisters, Dicie Vanhoose (Denver), Ella Ratliff (Leander), and Hattie Thacker (Urbana); 2 half-brothers, Hollie Ratliff (Red Bush) and Lawrence Ratliff (Tutor Key); 3 half-sisters, Mary Pennington (Williamsport), Ollie Southern (Denver), and Martha Kidd (Denver); and 4 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    11. JAY C. RATLIFF.

    The children of TOPSY RATLIFF and RUBY VANHOOSE are:

    1. TOPSY RAY RATLIFF JR., b. February 10, 1950, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 17, 1999, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to his obituary, Topsy Ray Ratliff (age 49), son of the late Topsy Ratliff Sr. and Ruby VanHoose Ratliff Sadler, was born February 10, 1950 in Johnson County, died October 17, 1999 in Mountain Manor Nursing Home, and was buried Topsy Ratliff Cemetery. He was survived by 1 son, Timothy Ray Ratliff (of Sitka, Kentucky); 3 brothers, Hollie Ratliff (Flat Gap), Lawrence Ratliff (Tutor Key), and Andy Ratliff (Blaine, Kentucky); 4 sisters, Ollie Southern (Denver), Martha Kidd (Denver), Ruth Ann Fitch (Denver), and Mary Pennington (Van Lear); 2 half-brothers, Jay Ratliff (New York) and Bub (Urbana, Ohio); and 3 half-sisters, Dicie VanHoose (Denver), Elda Faye Ratliff (Middle Fork), and Hattie Marie Thatcher (Urbana, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. EARL THOMAS RATLIFF, b. December 15, 1950, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 25, 1998, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to his obituary, Earl Thomas Ratliff (age 47), son of the late Topsy Ratliff and Ruby VanHoose, was a coal miner. He was born December 15, 1950 in Johnson County, died July 25, 1998 at University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, and was buried in Topsy Ratliff Cemetery in Denver. He was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Rhonda Lynn Ratliff. He was survived by 2 daughters, Teresa Lynn Ratliff (of Hager Hill) and Patrina Ann Ratliff (Wabash); 6 brothers, Topsy Ray Ratliff (Paintsville), Hollie Ratliff (Red Bush), Lawrence Ratliff (Tutor Key), Andy Ratliff (Blaine, Kentucky), Bub Ratliff (Urbana, Ohio), and Jay Ratliff (Indiana); and 8 sisters, Ollie Southern (Denver), Martha Kidd (Denver), Ruth Ann Fitch (Denver), Dicey VanHoose (Denver), Dixie Blair (Denver), Mary Pennington (Van Lear), and Ella Fay Ratliff (Middle Fork). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. ANDY JACK RATLIFF, b. April 16, 1961, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 20, 2001, Blaine, Lawrence County, Kentucky, buried in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LADONNA SMITH.
      Notes: According to one Kentucky birth record transcript, there was an Andy Ratliff who was born August 13, 1958 in Johnson County to Ruby Vanhoose. According to another, Andy Jack Ratliff was born April 26, 1961 in Johnson County to Ruby Vanhouse.
      According to his obituary, Andy Jack Ratliff (age 40), son of the late Topsy and Ruby VanHoose Ratliff, was employed by Dave's Concrete and living in Blaine, Kentucky, at the time of his death. He was born April 16, 1961 in Johnson County, died May 20, 2001, and was buried in Ratliff Cemetery in Denver. He was survived by his wife, Ladonna Smith Ratliff; 2 son, Andy Jack Ratliff Jr. (of Blaine) and Kelly Matthew Ratliff (Blaine); 1 daughter, Shellie Marie Ratliff (Blaine); 2 brothers, Hollie Ratliff (Red Bush) and Lawrence Ratliff (Tutor Key); 4 sisters, Ollie Southern (Hager Hill), Ruth Ann Fitch (Hager Hill), Martha Kidd (Denver), and Mary Pennington (Van Lear); 2 half-brothers, Jay Ratliff (New York) and Bub Ratliff (Urbana, Ohio); and 3 half-sisters, Dicie VanHoose (Denver), Ellie Ratliff (Denver), and Hattie Thacher (Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. MARY RATLIFF, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) PENNINGTON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary Ratliff was born in Johnson County to Ruby Vanhoose.
    5. CLARK RATLIFF, b. May 27, 1965, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 25, 1991.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clark Ratliff was born May 27, 1965 in Johnson County to Ruby Vanhoose.
      A photo of Clark Ratliff's headstone shows that he lived from May 27, 1965 to November 25, 1991.
    6. OLLIE RATLIFF, m. (unknown first name) SOUTHERN.
    7. MARTHA RATLIFF, m. (1) (unknown first name) KIDD, m. (2) (unknown first name) CASTLE.
    8. LAWRENCE RATLIFF.
    9. HOLLIE RATLIFF.







CLARA MARIE RAMEY, daughter of NATHANIEL L. RAMEY and SARAH E. BLAIR, was born May 5, 1912 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 24, 1981 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, and is buried in Webb-Butcher Cemetery in Butcher Hollow, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married THEODORE MELVIN "TED" WEBB, son of ALEXANDER WEBB and AMANDA BUTCHER. He was born October 24, 1906 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 23, 1959 in Wabash, Wabash County, Indiana, and is buried in Webb-Butcher Cemetery in Butcher Hollow, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky. Clara Ramey married (2) TOMMY BUTCHER.

Notes: Theodore Melvin Webb was brother of Clara Webb.

Alexander Webb was the brother of Mahala Anna Webb.

According to Kentucky birth records, Alexander Webb was born October 8, 1876 in Johnson County to James Webb (b. Johnson County) and Francis Hyden (b. Johnson County).

According to her death certificate, Mandy Butcher Webb died December 14, 1934 in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, from myocarditis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as October 17, 1883, her marital status as married, her husband as Alex Webb, her parents as Simon Butcher (b. Johnson County) and Clara Webb (b. Johnson County), the informant as Farris Castle (of Van Lear), and the burial place as Van Lear.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clarie Ramey was born May 5, 1912 in Johnson County to Sarah Blair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and photos of their headstone (photo 2) (photo 3) shows that Clara Ramey Webb Butcher lived from May 5, 1912 to November 24, 1981, and was buried in Webb-Butcher Cemetery in Butcher Hollow, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Melvin Webb Sr. lived from 1906 to February 23, 1959, and was buried in the same cemetery. Ted Webb's parents are buried in this cemetery as well.

According to her obituary found on the obituary page of the Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website:

"Clara Marie Webb Butcher returned to her Butcher Hollow homeplace, made famous by her "Coal Miner's Daughter" Loretta Lynn, for a final time Saturday after last rites for the former Johnson County woman were delivered in the chapel of the Jones-Preston Funeral Home in Paintsville.

"Mrs. Butcher, 69, died last Tuesday at Parkview Hospital in Nashville after losing an extended battle with lung cancer.

"She had been living in Nashville with her daughter, Crystal Gayle, prior to her death.

"Country music performers, Conway Twitty and Tammy Wynette joined family members for funeral services at 2 pm Saturday and followed in the funeral procession that wound slowly to the family cemetery at Butcher Hollow in Van Lear for burial next to Mrs. Butcher's former husband, Ted Webb.

"A retired nurse, Mrs. Butcher was born in Johnson County May 5, 1912, the daughter of the late Nathaniel and Sarah Blair Ramey.

"Following the death of her first husband, she married Tommy Butcher and moved from Johnson County to Wabash, IN.

"Survivors include her husband, Tommy Butcher; four sons, Junior Webb of Wabash; Herman Webb of Van Lear, Jay Lee Webb of Nashville and Donald Webb of Wabash.

"Also surviving are four daughters, Loretta Lynn of Hurricane Mills, TN, Crystal Gayle (Mrs. Bill Gatzimos) of Nashville; Peggy Sue Wright of Hendersonville, TN and Betty Hopkins also of Hendersonville.

"Mrs. Butcher is survived by one brother, Edward Ramey of Hager Hill; two half- brothers, George Ramey and Bill Ramey of Van Lear; one sister, Rushie Witten of Van Lear; and three half-sisters, Jewell Ramey of East Point, Garnett Horn and Audrey Gilberts both of OH; 23 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.

"Funeral services were conducted by Lowell Webb."

According to his obituary found on the obituary page of the Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website:

"Melvin Webb, 53, died suddenly February 23 1959, in Wabash, Indiana where he had resided for the past four years.

"A former resident of Van Lear he was familiarly known as "Ted", he was a son of the late Alec and Manda Butcher Webb.

"Surviving are his wife, Clara Ramey Webb, four sons, Melvin Jr., Herman, Willie and Donald, all of Wabash, four daughters, Mrs. Loretta Lynn, Washington, D.C.; Peggie Sue, Betty Ruth, and Brenda Gale, all of Wabash; also four brothers, Arbie Webb and Carman Webb of Van Lear; John W. Webb, Wabash, Ind.; and Simon Webb, Bucyrus, Ohio; and two sisters, Mrs. Ashley Butcher of Van Lear and Mrs. Daniel Miller, Bucyrus, Ohio.

"Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p.m. February 26 by Rev. Grover Fannin. Burial was in the family cemetery at Van Lear."

On page 22 of the 1910 census for District 68 (Buffalo) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 4, 1910), Alic Webb is listed as the head of the household for house #177, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 8 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Mandy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 26), Arby (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Melvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Clara (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8 months), and Andrew Music (boarder, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 49 of the 1920 census for District 32 (Van Lear) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 21, 1920), Alex Webb is listed as the head of the household for house #149, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Mandy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Arbie (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Melvin (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Clara (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Simon (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), John (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Nora (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2 years 0 months).

On page 23 of the 1930 census for District 58-6 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Alex Webb is listed as the head of the household for house #202, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 17, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 45), Orby (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Melvin (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Clara (daughter, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), Simon (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), John (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), Nora (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), and Carmon (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 58-7 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1940), Melvin Webb is listed as the head of the household for house #154, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Clara (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 27), Melvin Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Loretta (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Herman (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Willie Lee (son, born in Kentucky, age 3). They are living next to Melvin's widowed father.

    The children of CLARA RAMEY and TED WEBB are:

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    1. MELVIN WEBB JR., b. 1929, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Melvin Webb was born in Johnson County to Clara Ramey.
    2. LORETTA WEBB, b. 1932, Butcher Hollow, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. OLIVER VANETTA "MOONEY" LYNN JR.
    3. HERMAN WEBB, b. 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Herman Webb was born in Johnson County to Clara Ramey.
    4. WILLIE LEE "JAY LEE" WEBB, b. 1936, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Willie L. Webb was born in Johnson County to Clara Ramey.
    5. DONALD R. WEBB, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Donald R. Webb was born in Johnson County to Clara Ramey.
    6. PEGGY SUE WEBB, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) WRIGHT.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Peggy S. Webb was born in Johnson County to Clara Ramey.
    7. BETTY RUTH WEBB, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) HOPKINS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Betty R. Webb was born in Johnson County to Clara Ramey.
    8. BRENDA GALE WEBB, b. Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BILL GATZIMOS.
      Notes: This is Crystal Gayle of Country Music fame.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Brenda G. Webb was born in Johnson County to Clara Ramey.







LORETTA WEBB, daughter of CLARA MARIE RAMEY and THEODORE MELVIN "TED" WEBB, was born about 1932 in Butcher Hollow, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married OLIVER VANETTA "MOONEY" LYNN JR., son of OLIVER VANETTA "RED" LYNN and ANGELINE WEBB. He was born August 27, 1926 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 22, 1996 in Hurricane Mills, Humphreys County, Tennessee, and is buried in Lynn Family Cemetery in Hurricane Mills, Humphreys County, Tennessee.

Notes: This is the Loretta Lynn of Country Music fame.

Angeline Webb was the sister of Calvin Webb.

According to his obituary, Oliver "Red" Lynn (age 83), son of Charles and Cora Kurtaindahl Lynn, was a retired miner and a resident of Van Lear, Kentucky. He was born August 25, 1897 in Wellston, Ohio, died July 22, 1981 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Angie Webb Lynn; 5 sons, Oliver "Mooney" Lynn Jr. (of Hurricane Mills, Tennessee), Charles Lynn (Fort Wayne, Indiana), John Lynn (Wabash, Indiana), Jack Lynn (Wabash), and James Lynn (Michigan City, Indiana); 5 daughters, Martha Weitzel (Lagrow, Indiana), Lois Blair (Van Lear), Joan McGinnis (Wabash), Betty Bland (Wabash), and Mary O'Neal (Everett, Washington); 38 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her obituary, Angie Webb Lynn (age 86), daughter of Roe and Martha Goble Webb, was born March 14, 1903 in Johnson County, died January 25, 1990 in Highlands Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver "Red" Lynn, in 1981. She was survived by 5 sons, Oliver "Moonie" Lynn Jr. (of Hurricane Mills, Tennessee), James Lynn (Hurricane Mills), Charles Lynn (Roanoke, Indiana), John Lynn (Wabash, Indiana), and Jack Lynn (Wabash); 5 daughters, Lois Blair (Van Lear), Jo Ann McGinnis (Wabash), Betty Evans (Wabash), Mary O'Neal (Everett, Washington), and Martha Whitzel (Largo, Indiana); 2 sisters, Laura Belle Phelps (Van Lear) and Fannie Webb (Urbana, Ohio); 31 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Loretta Webb was born in Johnson County to Clara Ramey.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Oliver V. Lynn was born in August 27, 1926 in Johnson County to Angie Webb.

According to his obituary found on the obituary page of the Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website:

"Oliver Vanetta "Mooney" Lynn Jr., 69, of Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, died Thursday, August 22, 1996. He was born August 27, 1926, in Johnson County, the son of Oliver Vanetta Lynn Sr. and Angie Webb Lynn. Mr. Lynn was a WWII Army Veteran. He is preceeded in death by one son, Jack Benny Lynn. He is survived by his wife, Loretta Webb Lynn of Hurricane Mills, Tennessee; one son, Ernest Ray Lynn of Hurricane Mills; four daughters, Betty Sue Lynn Maki of Hurricane Mills, Clara Marie Lynn Bean of Hurricane Mills, Patsy Lynn Brutto of Hurricane Mills and Peggy Lynn Collins of Nashville, Tennessee; four brothers, Jimmy Lynn of Hurricane Mills, Jack Lynn of Wabash, Chick Lynn of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; four sisters, Marty Weitzel of Wabash, Betty Evans of Wabash, Jo Ann McGinnis of Wabash, and Lois Blair of Van Lear; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services were August 24 at Wildwood Valley Church of Christ, Waverly, Tennessee, with W. J. McClure and Rick Rolin officiating. Burial was in the Lynn Family Cemetary, Hurricane Mills, Tennessee."

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Oliver Vanetta Lynn was buried in Lynn Family Estate Cemetery in Hurricane Mills, Humphreys County, Tennessee. No headstone photos are provided.

A listing of U.S. veteran's gravesites shows that Oliver Vanetta Lynn Jr. was a private in the U.S. Army during World War II.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, O. V. Lynn Jr. was born August 27, 1926, and died August 22, 1996. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Washington, and his last place of residence was in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.

On page 26 of the 1930 census for District 36-19 (Wheelwright) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Oliver Linn is listed as the head of the household for house #247, he's a coal miner, born in Ohio, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Ohio, first married at age 28, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Angeline (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 27), Oliver Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 0 months), Charles E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 8 months), Anita (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 months), Charles E. (father, widowed, coal miner, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 64), Jack W. (brother, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 19), and Fanny Webb (sister, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 18).

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 37-49 (Glacier Township) in Whatcom County, Washington (dated May 11, 1940), Oliver V. Lynn is listed as the head of the household for house #34, he's a coal miner, born in Ohio, he was living in Van Lear, Kentucky, in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Angie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 36), Oliver V. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Charles E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Lois A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), John H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Joan (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Martha (daughter, age 3), Jack A. (son, age 1 year 11 months), and James A. (son, age 1 year 11 months).

    The children of LORETTA WEBB and MOONEY LYNN are:

    1. BETTY SUE LYNN, b. November 26, 1948, Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington, d. July 29, 2013, Waverly, Humphreys County, Tennessee, buried in Hurricane Mills, Humphreys County, Tennessee, m. (unknown first name) MAKI.
      Notes: Betty Sue Lynn died from emphysema.
      According to her obituary, Betty Sue Lynn (age 64), daughter of O. V. "Mooney" and Loretta Webb Lynn, was the owner/operator of the Lynn Family Flea Market in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. She was born November 26, 1948 in Bellingham, Washington, died July 29, 2013 in Waverly, Tennessee, and was buried in Lynn Family Cemetery in Hurricane Mills. She was survived by her mother; 2 daughters, Loretta Lynn Massey (of Hurrican Hills) and Audrey Dyer (Hurricane Mills); 1 brother, Ernest Ray (Crystal) Lynn (Hurricane Mills; 3 sisters, Cissie (John) Lynn (Hurricane Mills), Peggy (Mark) Lynn (Hurricane Mills), and Patsy (Philip) Lynn (Hurricane Mills); 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
    2. JACK BENNY LYNN, b. December 7, 1949, d. July 22, 1984, Hurricane, Humphreys County, Tennessee.
      Notes: Jack Benny Lynn died by drowning.
    3. ERNEST RAY LYNN.
    4. CLARA MARIE "CISSIE" LYNN, m. JOHN BEAN.
    5. PEGGY JEAN LYNN, m. MARK COLLINS.
    6. PATSY EILEEN LYNN, m. PHILIP BRUTTO.
      Notes: Peggy and Patsy Lynn are twins.







WAYNE O'BRYAN, son of ROSA LEE SALYER and HARRISON O'BRYAN, was born December 26, 1914 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 5, 1986 in Pike County, Ohio, and is buried in Mount Latham Cemetery in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio. He married MILDRED BLANTON, daughter of JOHN MCKINLEY BLANTON and MYRTLE ADAMS, November 11, 1936. She was born March 25, 1920 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 20, 2002 in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, and is buried in Mount Latham Cemetery in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio.

Notes: Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Wayne O'Bryan lived from December 26, 1914 to February 5, 1986, and was buried in Mount Latham Cemetery in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, and that Mildred O'Bryan lived from March 25, 1920 to December 20, 2002, and was buried in the same cemetery. Their children were also buried there.

According to his obituary, Wayne O'Bryan (age 71), son of Harry and Rosa Salyers O'Bryan, was a retired carpenter. He was born December 26, 1914 in Johnson County, died January 5, 1986 in Pike Community Hospital in Waverly, Ohio, and was buried in Mt. Latham Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Mildred Blanton O'Bryan, whom he married November 21, 1936; 2 sisters, Mrs. Thurman Spradlin (of Derby, Ohio) and Mrs. Warnie Salyers (Leander, Kentucky); 5 grandchildren, Samuel Paul Wagner, John Jeffrey Wagner, Josiah Wayne Wagner, Dinnah Lynn Wagner Holbrook and Juanita K. Horsley Pifer; and 6 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wayne Obryan was born December 26, 1914 in Johnson County to Rosa Salyer.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Wayne Obryan was born December 26, 1914, and died in February of 1986. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence and last benefit was paid out in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Wayne Obryan was born about 1915 in Kentucky, and died February 5, 1986 in Pike County Hospital Med Center in Pike County at the age of 71. He was married at the time of his death.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mildred Blanton was born March 25, 1920 in Johnson County to Murtie Adams.

According to her obituary, Mildred Blanton O'Bryan (age 82), daughter of the late John and Myrtle McKinley Blanton, was born March 25, 1920 in Johnson County, died December 20, 2002 in Pike Community Hospital in Waverly, Ohio, and is buried in Mt. Latham Cemetery in Waverly, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne O'Bryan; 1 son, Baxter O'Bryan; 1 daughter, Joan Wagner Horsley; 3 brothers, Quenten, Paul, and John Blanton; 3 sisters, Ruby Youngqist, Evalee Anderson, and Imogene Powers; and 2 great-grandsons, Eric Todd Moran and Adam Michael Wagner. She was survived by 1 sister, Faye Wheeler Blair (of Magoffin County, Kentucky); 3 grandsons, Samuel Wagner (Grand Island, Florida), Joe Wagner and John Wagner (both of Waverly); 2 granddaughters, Diannah Holbrook (Beaver, Ohio) and Juanita Horsley Stephens (Waverly); 11 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandsons. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mildred Obryan was born March 25, 1920, and died December 20, 2002. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence and last benefit was paid out in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Mildred Blanton O'bryan was born March 25, 1920 in Kentucky, and died December 20, 2002 in Pike County Hospital Med Center in Pike County at the age of 82. Her father's surname is listed as Blanton, her mother's maiden name as Adams, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

On pages 10 & 11 of the 1940 census for District 58-9 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1940), Harry Obryan is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 49), Edna (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), Wayne (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 1 year of high school, age 25), Mildred (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 20), Joe Ann (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Baxter (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of WAYNE O'BRYAN and MILDRED BLANTON are:

    1. JOAN O'BRYAN, b. October 23, 1937, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 1964, buried in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, m. (1) (unknown first name) WAGNER, m. (2) (unknown first name) HORSLEY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Joan Obrien was born October 23, 1937 in Johnson County to Mildred Blanton.
      Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Joan O'Bryan Horsley was buried in Mount Latham Cemetery in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Joann Horsley was born October 25, 1937, and died in April of 1964. She received her Social Security card in 1954-1955 in Ohio.
    2. BAXTER WAYNE O'BRYAN, b. January 8, 1939, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wayne Obrien was born January 8, 1939 in Johnson County to Mildred Blanton.
      Information found on findagrave.com shows that Baxter O'Bryan was buried in Mount Latham Cemetery in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Baxter Obryan was born about 1939, and died June 17, 1967 in Pike County at the age of 28. He was never married.







AMANDA C. "MANDY" SALYER, daughter of JAMES M. SALYER and SARAH BLANTON, was born in August of 1868 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married MASON JACKSON, son of RACHEL CONLEY and ELISHA JACKSON, March 18, 1890 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born in October of 1869 in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 154, 186 & 209 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Amanda Salyer's brother, William, married Mason Jackson's sister, Mary.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Amanda Salyer (age 21) married Mason Jackson (age 19) on March 18, 1890 in Johnson County.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Mandy Jackson, Mason Jackson, and Terry Jackson Sparks are all buried in Sparks Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky. No headstones or birth or death dates are provided.

On page 14 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Mason Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #119, he's a farmer, born in October of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Mandy C. (wife, born in August of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 31), James S. (son, born in February of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Teary E. (daughter, born in August of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), John F. (son, born in April of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), Challie (son, born in November of 1899 in Kentucky, age 7 months), William Salyers (brother-in-law, married, farm laborer, born in May of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, age 23), Mary (sister, born in September of 1881 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 19), Ray (nephew, born in January of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Burley (nephew, born in March of 1899 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 30, 1910), Mason Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 20 years, nad he's 41 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 5 are still living, age 42), James S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Tery E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), John F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Cynthia A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Erie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 15, 1920), Mason Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #108, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Amanda C. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 51), John (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Cynthia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Erie Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Sarah Salyer (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 76), and Earle Salyer (adopted son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6). Son John's future wife, Ocie, is in house #111 with her parents.

On page 8 of the 1930 census for District 77-11 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 6, 1930), Mason Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 30, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Modie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 30, age 61), and Cynthy (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 26).

    The children of MANDY SALYER and MASON JACKSON are:

    1. JAMES SMITH "SMITH" JACKSON, b. February 18, 1890, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 15, 1974, Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana, buried in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GOLDA RAMEY.
    2. TERRIE E. JACKSON, b. August 1896, Kentucky, m. ELLIS SPARKS.
    3. JOHN FRANKLIN JACKSON, b. April 24, 1899, Greenrock, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 17, 1986, Warsaw, Koscuisko County, Indiana, buried in Silver Lake, Kosciusko County, Indiana, m. OCIE STANLEY.
    4. CHARLES JACKSON, b. November 1899, Kentucky, d. before 1910.
    5. CYNTHIA A. JACKSON, b. April 8, 1903, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 30, 1991, Wayland, Allegan County, Michigan, buried in Wayland, Allegan County, Michigan, m. MACK C. MESSER.
    6. EARY MARIE JACKSON, b. February 14, 1905, Kentucky, d. December 1976, Claypool, Kosciusko County, Indiana, buried in Silver Lake, Kosciusko County, Indiana, m. WILLIAM "WILLIE" HACKWORTH.







JANET LOUISE DANIELS, daughter of BESSIE LOUISE PACE and CHARLES CLYDE DANIELS, married BENJAMIN MILLARD.

Notes: Information on Janet Daniels can be found on page 183 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of JANET DANIELS and BENJAMIN MILLARD are:

    1. CHARLES B. MILLARD, m. (1) GAIL LIEFLING, m. (2) MISSY DANKWORTH.
    2. JEFFREY ALLEN MILLARD, m. CATHY BEESE.
    3. JAMES MILLARD.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







CHARLES CLYDE DANIELS JR., son of BESSIE LOUISE PACE and CHARLES CLYDE DANIELS, married PAMELA JEAN WATTS.

Notes: Information on Clyde Daniels can be found on page 183 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of CHARLES DANIELS and PAMELA WATTS are:

    1. CHERI JEAN DANIELS.
    2. BRANDON CHARLES DANIELS.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







HAZEL FERGUSON, daughter of DAVID FERGUSON and UNA ADKINS, was born May 16, 1913 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died December 23, 1974 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She married EARL ISON about 1930. He was born May 10, 1910 in Kentucky, and died December 19, 1976 in Moon, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Earl Ison was the brother of Nancy Alice Ison.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hazel Ferguson was born May 16, 1913 in Morgan County to Rena Adkins.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Hazel Ison was born May 16, 1913, and died in December of 1974. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Indiana.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Hazel Ison died December 23, 1974 in Morgan County at the age of 61.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Earl Ison was born May 10, 1910, and died in December of 1976. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Indiana, and his last place of residence was in Moon, Morgan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Earl Ison died December 19, 1976 in Morgan County at the age of 66. He was living in Morgan County at the time of his death.

On page 26 of the 1920 census for District 206 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 27 & 28, 1920), Hazel is found living with her grandmother, who is living with her 2nd husband. Harvy Keaton is listed as the head of the household for house #220, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Brehilda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 51), Hazel Ferguson (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), and Hatten Ferguson (step-son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21).

On page 15 of the 1930 census for District 88-18 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), Hazel is found married and still living with her grandparents. Her father is also living there. Harve Keeton is listed as the head of the household for house #133, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 68 years old. Also listed are Berhilda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 67), Hazel Ison (granddaughter, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 16), Earl Ison (grandson, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 19), and David Ferguson (boarder, farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 43).

On pages 9 & 10 of the 1940 census for District 45-34 (East Chicago) in Lake County, Indiana (dated April 6 & 7, 1940), Autie Conley is listed the head of the household for house #100, he's a blowchecker in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Morgan County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has 4 years of high school, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Nancy Alice (wife, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Morgan County, Kentucky, in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 23), Juanita (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Randall Paul (son, born in Indiana, age 2), Earl Ison (brother-in-law, married, general laborer in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Morgan County, Kentucky, in 1935, 1 year of high school, age 29), and Hazel Ison (sister-in-law, married, not working, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Morgan County, Kentucky, in 1935, 8th grade education, age 25).







EUAL BLANTON, son of SARAH E. FAIRCHILD and JOHN SAMUEL "SAM" BLANTON, was born December 17, 1913 in Kentucky, died July 23, 1993 in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married RISSIE BLANTON, daughter of MAHALA JACKSON and JAMES HADEN BLANTON. She was born August 23, 1915 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died June 26, 2002 in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 27 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ressie Blanton was born August 23, 1915 in Magoffin County to Haley Jackson.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Eual Blanton lived from December 17, 1913 to July 23, 1993, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Rissie Blanton lived from August 23, 1915 to June 26, 2002, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Eual Blanton was born December 17, 1913, and died July 23, 1993. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Eual Blanton died July 23, 1993 in Louisa, Lawrence County, at the age of 79. He was living in Lawrence County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Ressie Blanton Blanton (age 86), daughter of the late Hade and Halie Jackson Blanton, was born August 23, 1915 in Magoffin County, died June 26, 2002 in J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eual Blanton. She was survived by 1 brother, Robert Blanton (of Belva, West Virginia); and 1 sister, Lucy Carrick (Fairborn, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Rissie Blanton was born August 23, 1915, and died June 26, 2002. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.

On page 12 of the 1940 census for District 58-12 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 24, 1940), April 24, 1940), Eual Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #99, he's a truck driver for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he was living in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 26 years old. Also listed is Rissie (wife, born in Kentucky, she was living in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, in 1935, 7th grade education, age 23).







ARVILLE KENNETH CONLEY, son of HASCAL "TACK" CONLEY and ELLEN LANTER, was born October 13, 1921 in Kentucky, and died May 26, 1983 in Kenton County, Kentucky. He married RUTH CAROLYN SMITH.

Notes: Kenneth Conley was in the U. S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II.

Carolyn Smith traces her family line back to Daniel Boone.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Orvill K. Conley was born October 13, 1921 in Harrison County to Ellin Lanter.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Kenneth Conley was born October 13, 1921, and died in May of 1983. His last place of residence was in Florence, Boone County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Arville K. Conley died May 26, 1983 in Kenton County at the age of 61. He was living in Boone County at the time of his death.

    The children of KENNETH CONLEY and RUTH SMITH are:

    1. DENNIS LEE CONLEY, m. (1) SYBIL ROARK, m. (2) LINDA WUEST.
    2. TERRY BRIAN CONLEY.
    3. PAMELA GAY CONLEY.
    4. JAY ALAN CONLEY.

    (This information comes from Dennis Conley and other sources)







RUTH SALYER, daughter of JULIA CAIN and GROVER C. SALYER, was born May 5, 1909 in Kentucky, died December 18, 1934 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Gilbert Adams Cemetery in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married ROBERT WHITAKER, son of CULWELL WHITAKER and MINERVA PATRICK, about 1926. He was born October 8, 1905 in Kentucky, died May 12, 1974 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Gilbert Adams Cemetery in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Robert Whitaker was the brother of Alva C. Whitaker.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Cal Whitaker married Nervey Patrick on April 29, 1900 in Magoffin County. The witnesses were Elliott Marshall and Dora Marshall, and the minister was John Joseph.

According to her death certificate, Manerva Patrick Whitaker died September 24, 1938 in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from endocarditis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as December 15, 1876, her marital status as married, her parents as Marion Patrick (b. Kentucky) and Louisa Arnett (b. Kentucky), the informant as C. W. Whitaker of Ivyton, and the burial place as Ivyton Cemetery.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Ruth S. Whitaker lived from May 9, 1909 to December 18, 1934, and was buried in Gilbert Adams Cemetery in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and that Robert Whitaker lived from October 8, 1905 to May 12, 1974, and was buried in the same cemetery. Culwell's parents were buried there as well.

According to her death certificate, Ruth Salyer Whittaker died December 18, 1934 in Paintsville Hospital in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from shock following a hysterectomy. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as May 5, 1909, her marital status as married, her husband as Robert Whittaker, her place of residence as Ivyton, Kentucky, her parents as Grover Salyer (b. Kentucky) and Julia Cain (b. Kentucky), the informant as Johnnie Salyer of Burning Fork, Kentucky, and the burial place as Ivyton.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ruth Whittaker died December 18, 1934 in Johnson County at the age of 25.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Robert Whitaker was born October 5, 1905, and died in May of 1974. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Robert Whitaker died May 12, 1974 in Johnson County at the age of 68. He was living in Magoffin County at the time of his death.

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Culwell Whitaker is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Nerve (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 33), David (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Alva (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), ad Lillie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On pages 22 & 23 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 29, 1920), Culwell Whittaker is listed as the head of the household for house #218, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Minerva (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), David (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Alvie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Lillie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Alice (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Willard (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Jeff (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 1 month).

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 77-11 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Robert Whitaker is listed as the head of the household for house #33, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Ruth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 20), and James (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 77-9B in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1940), Robert Whitaker is listed as the head of the household for house #152, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are James (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Ethel Joyce (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10).

    The children of RUTH SALYER and ROBERT WHITAKER are:

    1. JAMES MATTHEW WHITAKER, b. 1927, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James Matthew Whitaker was born in Magoffin County to Ruth Salyers.
    2. ETHEL JOYCE WHITAKER, b. 1930, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ethlyn J. Whitaker was born in Magoffin County to Ruth Salyer.







NANNIE CONLEY, daughter of MASON CONLEY and MAHALA A. COLVIN, was born March 21, 1904 in Kentucky, and died March 27, 1975 in Lima, Allen County, Ohio. She married NATHAN VANHOOSE, son of WILLIAM VANHOOSE and MARGARET CLINE, about 1920. He was born April 7, 1899 in Kentucky, and died September 20, 1980 in Lima, Allen County, Ohio.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ollie E. Vanhoose was born March 23, 1913 in Johnson County, and Harrison Vanhoose was born July 8, 1916 in Johnson County to Marget Cline.

When Nathan Vanhoose's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a miner working for the North East Coal Company in Thealka, Johnson County, that his closest relative was William Vanhoose of Thealka, and that he was born April 7, 1899. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had blue eyes and light brown hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Nannie Vanhoose was born March 21, 1904, and died in March of 1975. She received her Social Security card in 1953/54 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Alger, Hardin County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Nannie Vanhoose was born about 1904, and died March 27, 1975 in Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima, Allen County, at the age of 71. She was widowed at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Nathan Vanhoose was born April 7, 1899, and died in September of 1980. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, his last place of residence and last benefit was paid in Alger, Hardin County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Nathan Vanhoose was born about 1899 in Kentucky, and died September 20, 1980 in Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima, Allen County, at the age of 81. He was widowed at the time of his death.

On page 59 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 28, 1900), William Vanhoose is listed as the head of the household for house #529, he's a coal miner, born in May of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Margaret (wife, born in October of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 26), Virgie (daughter, born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Rosetta (daughter, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Eddie (son, born in September of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Nathan (son, born in April of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1), and Nannie (daughter, born in December of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 78 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), William R. Vanhoose is listed as the head of the household for house #33, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 23 years, and he's 45 years old [hard to read]. Also listed are Margret (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she'd given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 37), Eddy (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Nannie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Josephes (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Flora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 31 (Muddy Branch) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 3 & 5, 1920), William Vanhoose is listed as the head of the household for house #51, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Margret (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 42), Seph (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Clara (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Ollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Harrson [sic - Harrison in 1930] (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 15 of the 1930 census for District 36-24 (Wayland) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Nathan Vanhoose is listed as the head of the household for house #146, he's a laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Nannie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 26), Pauline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Bench [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Mageline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Ralph (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 36-18A (Estil-Glo) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 13, 1940), Nathan Vanhoose is listed as the head of the household for house #139, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Floyd County in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Nannie (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 36), Blanche (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Magoline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Ralph (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Betty Jean (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Earl Phillips (son-in-law, married, coal miner, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Floyd County in 1935, 3rd grade education, age 24), Pauline Phillips (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 19), and Patrica Ann Phillips [sic] (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of NANNIE CONLEY and NATHAN VANHOOSE are:

    1. PAULINE VANHOOSE, b. 1921, Kentucky, m. EARL PHILLIPS.
    2. BLANCHE VANHOOSE, b. 1922, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Blanche Vanhoose was born in Johnson County to Nannie Conley.
    3. MARY MAGDELINE VANHOOSE, b. 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary M. Vanhoose was born in Johnson County to Nannie Conley.
    4. RALPH VANHOOSE, b. 1928, Floyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ralph Vanhoose was born in Floyd County to Nannie Conley.
    5. LOUISE VANHOOSE, b. Floyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Louise Vanhoose was born in Floyd County to Nannie Conley.







LYDIA MARGARET TRIMBLE, daughter of WILLIAM "UNCLE DODGER" TRIMBLE and CLARINDA ELLEN PICKLESIMER, was born in November of 1873 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 28, 1943 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married WILLIAM "WILLIE" PICKLESIMER, son of WILLIAM PICKLESIMER and MARTHA J. (unknown last name), about 1891. He was born in November of 1866 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died June 29, 1956 in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to her death certificate, Lydia Margaret Trimble Picklesimer died December 28, 1943 in Oil Springs from gastroentro colitis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as [no month] 28, 1873, her age as 70 years 28 days, her marital status as married, her husband as Willie Picklesimer, her parents as William Trimble (b. Morgan County) and Clarinda Picklesimer (b. Johnson County), the informant as Willie Picklesimer of Oil Springs, and the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice].

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Willie Picklesimer died June 29, 1956 in Magoffin County at the age of 89.

On page 15 of the 1870 census for Barnetts Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 29, 1870), Wm. Pickelsimer is listed as the head of the household for house #99, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Martha J. (born in Kentucky, age 32), Juliann (born in Kentucky, age 8), John F. (born in Kentucky, age 5), William (born in Kentucky, age 4), and David S. (born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 22 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1880), William Pickelsimer is listed as the head of the household for house #24, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father's birthplace is blank, mother born in Virginia, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Martha J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 42), John H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), David S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Manford (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Bessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Julia A. McKenzie [Julia Ann Picklesimer McKenzie] (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Martin L. McKenzie (son-in-law, school teacher, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24). Lydia Trimble is with her parents in house #27.

On page 47 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1900), William Picklesimer is listed as the head of the household for house #398, he's a farmer, born in November of 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Lydia M. (wife, born in November of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 2 children and 1 is still living, age 26), and Ervin (son, born in March of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 21 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 2, 1910), Willie Picklesimer is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Lydia M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 36), Irvin G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Marvin M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Rexford (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 10-12, 1920), Willey Pickelsimer is listed as the head of the household for house #55, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Lydia M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 46), Ervin G. (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Marvin M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Rexford R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Galen G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1930), Willie Litteral is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, fist married at age 24, and he's 63 years old. Also listed is Lydia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 56). They are living next to son Irvin.

    The children of LYDIA TRIMBLE and WILLIE PICKLESIMER are:

    1. IRVIN G. PICKLESIMER, b. March 1898, Kentucky.
    2. MARVIN MAYO PICKLESIMER, b. June 2, 1903, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 27, 1988, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. IDA LITTERAL.
    3. REXFORD R. PICKLESIMER, b. 1910, Kentucky.
    4. GALEN G. PICKLESIMER, b. April 1, 1913, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Galen Picklesimer was born April 1, 1913 in Magoffin County to Lydia Trimble.







HOLLIE CONLEY, son of JOHN FRANK CONLEY JR. and DORA CHEEK, was born October 9, 1914 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 25, 1982 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married JUNE MAE TACKETT, daughter of SAMUEL TACKETT and DELILAH OSBORNE. She was born December 26, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 1, 1998 in Nippa, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 179 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

June Mae Tackett was the sister of Flossie Tackett and Clistia Tackett.

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

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hollie Conley was born October 9, 1914 in Johnson County to Dora Cheeks.

According to his obituary, Hollie Conley (age 68), son of Frank and Dora Cheek Conley, was a retired coal miner and a resident of Nippa. He was born October 9, 1914 in Johnson County, died October 25, 1982 in Paintsville Hospital after an extended illness, and was buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, June Tackett Conley; 3 sons, Hollie Hasel Conley (of Wabash, Indiana), Sam Conley (Nippa), and James Conley (Auxier); 8 daughters, Patsy Adams (Cincinnati, Ohio), Jackie Via (Richmond, Virginia), Vestine Castle (Nippa), Frankie Lemaster (Nippa), Janie McKenzie (Nippa), Barbara Sue Delong (Nippa), Dora Trimble (Oil Springs), and Rita Lynn Meade (Thealka); 1 sister, Mrs. Ova Back (Sacramento, California); 21 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her obituary, June Tackett Conley, daughter of the late Samuel and Delilah Osborne Tackett, was born December 26, 1917 in Johnson County, died December 1, 1998 in Nippa, and was buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hollie Conley, in 1982. She was survived by 3 sons, Hollie Hassell Conley, Sam Franklin Conley, and James Morris Conley; and 8 daughters, Rita Lynn Meade, Delilah Vestine Castle, Frankie Ann Lemaster, Rebecca Jane McKenzie, Barbara Sue Long, Dora Alice Trimble, Patsy Ruth Adams, and Jacqulene Via. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

    The children of HOLLIE CONLEY and JUNE TACKETT are:

    1. HOLLIE HASSELL "DICK" CONLEY, b. December 28, 1941, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 15, 1996, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Wittensville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MERZIE (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to his obituary, Hollie Hassel "Dick" Conley (age 54), son of Hollie Conley and June Mae Tackett and a resident of Wittenville, was born December 28, 1941 in Johnson County, died August 15, 1996 in Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Adkins Family Cemetery in Wittensville. He was survived by his mother; his wife, Merzie Conley; 1 son, Zachary Tyler Conley (of Wittensville); 1 daughter, June Rachelle Conley (Wabash, Indiana); 1 step-son, Justin Combs (Wittensville); 2 brothers, Sam Franklin Conley (Wittensville) and James Morris "Jim" Conley (Wittensville); and 8 sisters, Rita Lynn Meade (Nippa), Frankie Ann Lemaster (Nippa), Delilah Vestine Castle (Nippa), Dora Alice Trimble (Oil Springs), Barbara Sue Long (Meally), Rebecca Jane McKenzie (Thelma), Jacqueleen Via (Richmond, Virginia), and Patsy Ruth Adams (Cincinnati, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. SAM FRANKLIN CONLEY.
    3. JAMES MORRIS CONLEY.
    4. PATSY RUTH CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) ADAMS.
    5. DELILAH VESTINE CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) CASTLE.
    6. JACQULEEN CONLEY, b. December 3, 1936, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 17, 2009, Richmond, Virginia, buried in Richmond, Virginia, m. VERNON VIA.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Jacquleen Conley Via (age 73), daughter of the late Hollie and June Tackett Conley and a resident of Richmond, Virginia, was born December 3, 1936 in Staffordsville, died July 17, 2009, and was buried in Restwood Memorial Gardens in Richmond. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Via; and 1 brother, Dick Conley. She was survived by 2 sons, Keith and John; 1 daughter, Lisa; 2 brothers, Sam and James; 7 sisters, Pat, Delilah, Frankie, Dora, Janie, Barbara, and Rita; and 4 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jacquleen Via was born December 3, 1936, and died July 17, 2009. She received her Social Security card in 1956 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia.
    7. REBECCA JANE CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) MCKENZIE.
    8. FRANKIE ANN CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) LEMASTER.
    9. BARBARA SUE CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) LONG.
    10. RITA LYNN CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) MEADE.
    11. DORA ALICE CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) TRIMBLE.







ANNA LAURA PICKLESIMER, daughter of SARAH CATHERINE "DOLL" RICE and SIMON PETER PICKLESIMER, was born August 19, 1901 in Kentucky, died October 18, 1981 in Kettering, Montgomery County, Ohio, and is buried in Calvary Cemetery in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. She married ROBERT ELDON TRIMBLE, son of ELLA DORA MAY PICKLESIMER and PARIS GRANT TRIMBLE, about 1922. He was born May 15, 1903 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 23, 1933 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in John G. Trimble Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 191 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

The fact that Anna Picklesimer's middle name was Laura comes from the John G. Trimble Cemetery page of the Johnson County Historical Society's website.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was an unnamed Trimble child born in 1930 to "Anna Picklesime."

According to Kentucky birth records, Robt. E. Trimble was born May 15, 1903 in Johnson County to P. G. Trimble and Dora Picklesimer.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Robert Eldon Trimble was born May 15, 1903 in Johnson County to Paris Grant Trimble (b. Johnson County) and Dora May Picklesimer (b. Johnson County).

According to her obituary, Anna L. Picklesimer Trimble (age 80), daughter of the late Simon and Sarah Kathryn Rice Picklesimer, died in 1981 in Kettering, Ohio, following a short illness, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Trimble; and her only son, Charles Trimble. She was survived by 2 daughters, Ruby Pigman (of Indiana) and Frances Tague (Indiana); 1 brother, Orville Picklesimer (Franklin Furnace, Ohio); 2 sisters, Mrs. Marvin Benton (Dayton, Ohio) and Dorothy Blanton (Franklin Furnace); 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Anna Trimble was born August 19, 1901, and died in October of 1981. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Anna L. Trimble was born about 1901 in Kentucky, and died October 18, 1981 in Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, Montgomery County at the age of 80. She was living in Kettering and widowed at the time of her death.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Anna Laura Picklesimer Trimble was buried in Calvary Cemetery in Kettering, Montgomery County, Ohio. No headstone photos are provided.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Robert E. Trimble lived from May 17, 1903 to November 25, 1933, and was buried in John G. Trimble Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. No headstone photos are provided.

According to his obituary, Bob Trimble (age "about 35"), son of Paris Trimble, died November 23, 1933 at the home of his father in Barnetts Creek from a six month battle with glandular cancer which developed from a bad tonsil. He was survived by his father: his widow; and 3 children. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 23 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Robert E. Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #313, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Anna (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 28), Edna F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Charles G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 36 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1940), Anna Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #312, she's a kindergarten school teacher, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has 4 years of high school, and she's 38 years old. Also listed are Francis (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Rubby (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7).

    The children of ANNA PICKLESIMER and BOB TRIMBLE are:

    1. EDNA FRANCES TRIMBLE, b. 1924, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) TAGUE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Edna F. Trimble was born in Johnson County to Anna Simes.
    2. CHARLES G. TRIMBLE, b. 1929, Montgomery County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles G. Trimble was born in Montgomery County to Anna Picklesimer.
    3. RUBY C. TRIMBLE, b. 1933, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) PIGMAN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruby C. Trimble was born in Johnson County to Anna Ricklesimer.







MARIE OPAL HOWE, daughter of VERLIE PRICE and DON HOWE, was born October 6, 1922 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 20, 1951 in Concord, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Wheeler Cemetery in Concord, Johnson County. She married EVERETT CRISLIP, son of EDWARD E. CRISLIP and ARIZONA DAVIS, on December 18, 1940 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born July 19, 1912 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 24, 2003 in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Staffordsville Church Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky

Notes: Everett Crislip was the half-brother of Fred Crislip.

Arizona Davis was the sister of Robert Davis and Exer Davis.

According to her obituary, Arizona Davis Crislip (age 94), daughter of Alexander and Lottie Davis, was born July 16, 1885 in Johnson County, died December 6, 1979 at the Staffordsville home of her daughter, and was buried in Staffordsville Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Crislip. She was survived by 2 sons, Everett Crislip (of Frankfort) and Arthur Crislip (Covington, Georgia); 1 daughter, Josephine King (Staffordsville); and 8 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Marie O. Howes was born October 6, 1922 in Johnson County to Verlie Grice.

According to her obituary, Marie Opal Howe Smith Crislip, daughter of Mrs. Verlie Price Smith of Holden, West Virginia, and the late Don Howe, was a lifelong resident of Paintsville. She was born October 6, 1922, married Everett Crislip on December 18, 1940 in Paintsville, died August 20, 1951 at the Concord, Kentucky, home of her grandmother, Mrs. Maria Meek, and was buried in Wheeler Cemetery in Concord. She had no children. She was survived by her husband Everett Crislip (of Paintsville); her mother, Mrs. Verlie Price Smith; her step-father, Raymond Smith (of Varney, West Virginia); her grandmother, Mrs. Maria Meek (Paintsville); her aunts, Mrs. Russell Reneer (Paintsville), Mrs. I. D. Preston (Williamsport), Mrs. Columbus Lowe (Maysville, Kentucky), and Mrs. W. H. Thomas (Ashland); and her uncles, Virgil Meek (Paintsville), Clarence Meek (Paintsville), Authie Meek (Paintsville), Rev. Bert Howe (Huntington, West Virginia), Glenn Howe (Maysville), and Cleve Howe (Maysville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his obituary, Everett Crislip (age 91), son of the late Ed and Arizona Davis, was born July 19, 1912 in Johnson County, died November 24, 2003 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Staffordsville Church Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his 1st wife, Mary Opal Howes; his 2nd wife, Mae Chaffins Crislip; 1 brother, Arthur Crislip; 1 sister, Josephine Crislip King; 2 half-brothers, Freddie Crislip and Johnny Crislip; and 1 half-sister, Dorothy Crislip. He was survived by several nieces and nephews. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







SAMUEL KENTON AKERS, son of LUCINA DAVIS and JOHN C. AKERS, was born July 22, 1894 in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 2, 1972 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Welch Cemetery in Concord, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) MARY K. (unknown last name) about 1917. She was born about 1895 in Kentucky. He married (2) NORMA MEEK.

Notes: On page 182 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall, it says that Samuel Kint Akers was born July 22, 1894, died November 27, 1923, and married Eliza Green.

When Samuel Akers' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 15, 1917 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a painter in Ashland, that he was married, and that he was born July 22, 1894 in Van Lear, Kentucky. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

When Samuel Kenton Akers' World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, he stated that he was working for a steel company in Cleveland, Ohio, that his closest relative was Hobart Akers of Kenova, West Virginia, and that he was born July 22, 1894 in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 8 inches tall, he weighed 162 pounds, and he had blue eyes, brown hair, and a light complexion.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of his headstone shows that Samuel Kent Akers lived from 1896 to 1972, and was buried in Welch Cemetery in Concord, Johnson County, Kentucky. There is also a Norma Akers who is buried in that cemetery. She was born December 18, 1912, and died January 19, 1974.

According to his obituary, Samuel Kent Akers (age 75), son of the late John C. and Loucinda Davis Akers, was a resident of Paintsville at the time of his death. He died May 2, 1972 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in Welch Cemetery in Concord under the direction of the Preston Funeral Home. He was survived by his wife, Norma Meek Akers; and 1 brother, Hobart Akers of Kenova, West Virginia. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Samuel Akers was born July 22, 1894, and died in May of 1972. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Samuel K. Akers died May 2, 1972 in Johnson County at the age of 75. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 153 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated January 28 & 29, 1920), Sam Akers is listed as the head of the household for house #106, he's a blacksmith in a car shop, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28), and Robert L. (son, born in Ohio, age 1).

On page 52 of the 1930 census for District 73-5 (Clay Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 22, 1930), Samuel Akers is listed as the head of the household for house #491, he's a blacksmith for Ohio Power Company, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 31, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Mary K. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 34), Robert L. (son, born in Ohio, age 11), and Nick Kongas (roomer, single, waiter in a restaurant, born in Turkey, parents born in Turkey, age 34).

On page 49 of the 1940 census for District 50-9 (Cerado) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated May 6, 1940), Samuel K. Akers is listed as the head of the household for house #433, he's the owner of a Babery Shop [?], born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 2 years of high school, and he's 45 years old. Also listed is Fannie (wife, born in North Carolina, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 45). They are living next to Samuel's mother.

    The child of SAM AKERS and MARY (unknown last name) is:

    1. ROBERT L. AKERS, b. 1919, Ohio.







JOHN P. TRIMBLE, son of ALABAMA "ALLIE" PELPHREY and CLARK TRIMBLE, was born February 28, 1894 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 5, 1983 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio, and is buried in Woodside Cemetery in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio. He married CLARA M. (unknown last name) about 1922. She was born about 1891 in Ohio, died August 23, 1960 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio, and is buried in Woodside Cemetery in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio.

Notes: Clara Trimble's maiden name was reportedly Clara Mae Peak.

When John Trimble's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio, he stated that he was a mechanic working for American Rolling Mill Company [hard to read], that he was single, that he had a dependent mother and sister, and that he was born in February 28, 1894 in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and light brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that John P. Trimble lived from 1894 to 1983, and was buried in Woodside Cemetery in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio, and that Clara M. Trimble lived from 1891 to 1960, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John Trimble was born February 28, 1894, and died in July of 1983. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, John P. Trimble was born in 1894 in Kentucky, and died July 5, 1983 in Middletown Hospital in Middletown, Butler County, at the age of 89. He was widowed and living in Middletown at the time of his death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Clara M. Trimble was born about 1891, and died August 23, 1960 in Middletown Hospital in Middletown, Butler County, at the age of 69. She was married and living in Middletown at the time of her death.

On page 20 of the 1930 census for District 9-38 (Middletown) in Butler County, Ohio (dated April 9, 1930), John Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #201, he's an electrician, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 28, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Clara (wife, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, first married at 28, age 36), and Margaret M. Peak (niece, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 7).

On page 10 of the 1940 census for District 9-61 (Middletown) in Butler County, Ohio (dated May 9, 1940), John Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #105, he's an electrician in a steel rolling mill, born in Ohio, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Clara (wife, born in Ohio, 5th grade education, age 49), Margaret M. (adopted daughter, born in Ohio, age 17), Maggie Terrill (aunt, widowed, born in Kentucky, she was living in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, in 1935, 4th grade education, age 69), and Margaret Rudd (lodger, single, born in Ohio, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, age 15).







SULA TRIMBLE, daughter of ALABAMA "ALLIE" PELPHREY and CLARK TRIMBLE, was born September 18, 1896 in Kentucky, and died January 23, 1994 in Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania. He married WILLIAM E. IVEY, son of HARVE CHAPMAN and EASTER JANE IVEY, about 1915. He was born August 27, 1889 in LaFollette, Campbell County, Tennessee, and died October 26, 1977 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Notes: According to his Delayed Certificate of Birth, issued July 18, 1957, William Ivey was born August 27, 1889 in rural Campbell County, Tennessee, to Harve Chapman (b. Tennessee) and Easter Jane Ivey (b. Tennessee).

When William Ivey's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Cleveland, Ohio, he stated that he was a craneman, that he was married, and that he was born August 27, 1888 in LaFollette, Tennessee. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes, light brown hair, and a stiff neck.

When William Ivey's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 26, 1942 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, he stated that he was working for Republic Steel Company in Cleveland, that the person who would always know his address was Clarence Trimble of 3722 W. 33rd Street [listed as his brother], and that he was born August 27, 1888 in LaFollette, Tennessee. He was found to be 5 feet 10 inches tall, he weighed 190 pounds, and he had blue eyes, blonde hair, and a ruddy complexion.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Sula Ivey was born September 18, 1896, and died January 23, 1994. She received her Social Security card in 1963 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Sula Trimble Ivey was born September 18, 1896 in Paintsville, Kentucky, and died January 23, 1994. Her name was listed as Sula Ivey on March 3, 1975, and her parents are listed as Clark Trimble and Allie Pelphery [sic].

According to Social Security death record transcripts, William Ivey was born August 27, 1889, and died in October of 1977. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, William E. Ivey was born about 1899, and died October 26, 1977 in St. Johns Hospital of Cleveland in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, at the age of 88. He was married and living in Cleveland at the time of his death.

On page 2 of the 1910 census for District 38 (LaFollette) in Campbell County, Tennessee (dated April 29, 1910), William Ivey is found boarding in house #460, he's a train brakeman, single, white, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 19 years old.

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 89 (Cleveland) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (dated January 10, 1920), Edd Erdman is listed as the head of the household for house #151, he's a foreman in a foundry, born in Ohio, parents born in Germany, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, she immigrated to the United States in 1881 becoming a naturalized citizen in 1890, age 52), Sophia Behrens (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, she immigrated the the United States in 1881 and was not a citizen, age 90), William Ivey (boarder, married, operator in a steel mill, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, age 30), Sulla Ivey (boarder, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Mary E. (boarder, born in Ohio, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, age 1 year 11 months), Schelton Trimble (boarder, single, craneman in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), and Clarence Trimble (boarder, single, welder in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 32 of the 1930 census for District 18-86 (Cleveland) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (dated April 11, 1930), William Ivey is listed as the head of the household for house #5, he's an electrician in a steel mill, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, first married at age 25, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Lula (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 33), and Mary C. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 12).

On page 21 of the 1940 census for District 92-140 (Cleveland) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (dated April 24, 1940), William Ivey is listed as the head of the household for house #235, he's an electrician in a steel mill, born in Tennessee, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Sula (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 42), and Mary (daughter, single, secretary in a law office, born in Ohio, 2 years of college, age 22).

    The child of SULA TRIMBLE and WILLIAM IVEY is:

    1. MARY ESTHER IVEY, b. February 28, 1918, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, d. January 22, 2005, Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, m. (1) (unknown). She m. (2) MARVIN E. GANTZ JR., son of MARVIN E. GANTZ and MOLLIE MILLER, December 20, 1941, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. She m. (3) (unknown first name) LITTLE.
      Notes: According to their marriage certificate, Mary Esther Ivey (married once and divorced in June of 1939, stenographer, b. Cleveland, age 23), daughter of William Ivey and Sula Trimble, married Marvin E. Gantz Jr. (unmarried, engineer, b. Denver, Colorado, age 23), son of Marvin E. Gantz and Molly Miller, on December 20, 1941 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mary I. Little was born February 28, 1918, and died January 22, 2005. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Mary Esther Ivey Gantz Little was born February 28, 1918 in Cleveland, Ohio, and died January 22, 2005. Her name was listed as Mary Esther Ivey in September of 1937, as Mary Ivey Gantz in April of 1943, as Mary I. Little in September of 1988, and her parents are listed as William E. Ivey and Sula Trimble.







SHELTON O. TRIMBLE, son of ALABAMA "ALLIE" PELPHREY and CLARK TRIMBLE, was born September 24, 1898 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died November 4, 1982 in Westlake, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. He married (1) BERTHA DEBOCK, daughter of FRED DEBOCK and CLARA ANNAN, November 10, 1928 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. She was born about 1892 in New York, and died before 1940. He married (2) (unknown).

Notes: When Shelton Trimble's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, he stated that he was a craneman for Mechanic Steel Company in Cleveland, that his closest relative was Mrs. Alie Trimble [sic] of Milltown, Butler County, Ohio, and that he was born September 24, 1898. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

According to their marriage certificate, Shelton Trimble (operator, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, age 32), son of Clark and Allie Belford Trimble [sic], married Bertha deBock (not working, married once and divorced September 29, 1928, b. Olean, New York, age 36), daughter of Frede and Clara Annan deBock, on November 10, 1928 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Shelton Trimble was born September 24, 1898, and died in November of 1982. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Strongsville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Shelton O. Trimble was born about 1898 in Kentucky, and died November 4, 1982 in St. Johns West Shore Hospital in Westlake, Cuyahoga County, at the age of 84. He was married and living in Strongsville, Cuyahoga County, at the time of his death.

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 89 (Cleveland) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (dated January 10, 1920), Edd Erdman is listed as the head of the household for house #151, he's a foreman in a foundry, born in Ohio, parents born in Germany, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, she immigrated to the United States in 1881 becoming a naturalized citizen in 1890, age 52), Sophia Behrens (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, she immigrated the the United States in 1881 and was not a citizen, age 90), William Ivey (boarder, married, operator in a steel mill, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, age 30), Sulla Ivey (boarder, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Mary E. (boarder, born in Ohio, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, age 1 year 11 months), Schelton Trimble (boarder, single, craneman in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), and Clarence Trimble (boarder, single, welder in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 17 of the 1930 census for District 18-783 (Cleveland) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (dated April 8 & 9, 1930), Shelton Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a craneman in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 31, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in New York, parents born in New York, first married at 36, age 38), and Clara Church (lodger, widowed, works on a lake passenger boat, born in Michigan, parents born in New York, age 57).

On pages 26 & 27 of the 1940 census for District 92-140 (Cleveland) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (dated April 24 & 25, 1940), Allie Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #285, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, and she's 68 years old. Also listed are Drusa (daughter, maid in a hospital, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 47), Shelton (son, widowed, crane operator in a steel mill, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 43), Clarence (son, single, electrician in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 40), and Jackie Trimble (son, born in Ohio, age 14).







WILLARD M. EASTERLING, son of WILLIAM L. EASTERLING and LUCINDA BELLE HANES, was born April 30, 1901 in Kentucky, died July 3, 1988 in Fort Cobb, Caddo County, Oklahoma, and is buried in Fort Cobb Cemetery in Fort Cobb, Caddo County, Oklahoma. He married HAZEL JACKSON, daughter of JOHN N. JACKSON and CORA B. (unknown last name), October 21, 1924 in Anadarko, Caddo County, Oklahoma. She was January 14, 1909 in Beggs, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, died March 30, 2003 in Vacaville, Solano County, California, and is buried in Fort Cobb Cemetery in Fort Cobb, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

Notes: Cora B. Jackson's maiden name was reportedly Cora B. Alford.

According to their marriage certificate, Willard M. Easterling (resident of Fort Cobb, Oklahoma, age 23) married Hazel Jackson (resident of Fort Cobb, age 16), daughter of J. N. Jackson on October 21, 1924 in Anadarko, Caddo County, Oklahoma. The witnesses were J. N. Jackson and Cora Jackson, and the minister was R. L. Lawrence.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Willard and Hazel Easterling were both buried in Fort Cobb Cemetery in Fort Cobb, Caddo County, Oklahoma. No headstone photos are provided.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Willard M. Easterling was born April 30, 1901, and died July 3, 1988. He received his Social Security card in 1954-1955 in Oklahoma, and his last place of residence was in Fort Cobb, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

Hazel Jackson Easterling's obituary, found on findagrave.com:

"Graveside services for Hazel Jackson Easterling, 94, will be held Wednesday, April 9, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ft. Cobb Cemetery. Visitations will be held at the Fort Cobb Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 8, from 6-8 p.m.

"Hazel was born January 14, 1909 in Beggs to J.N. and Cora Jackson and died March 30, 2003 in Vacaville, California in her daughter's home where she had resided the past three years. She was the last surviving member of her family of twelve.

"She moved to Caddo County at the age of two in 1911. She attended Oak View School, west of Fort Cobb as did her son and daughter. She married Willard Easterling October 21, 1924 in Anadarko. Her son William Leonard was born in 1926 and died in 1991. Jada Yvonne was born in 1936.

"She is survived by her daughter Yvonne and her husband, John Fatheree of Vacaville, California; her daughter-in-law, Mary Jean Easterling of Fort Cobb; her granddaughters and their husbands, Lucy and Danny Clinton, Carnegie, Jennifer and Rick Johnson, Vacaville, California, great grandchildren Amy and Kris Leck, Kingfisher, Jason Clinton, Coyle, Jessica and Ricky Johnson of Vacaville, California and great great granddaughter, Sicily Ann Leck of Kingfisher; and a host of special nieces and nephews and friends."

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Hazel Easterling was born January 14, 1909, and died March 30, 2003. She received her Social Security card in 1955 in Oklahoma, and her last place of residence was in Fort Cobb, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

On page 2 of the 1910 census for District 105 (Alamo) in Guadalupe County, New Mexico (dated April 16, 18, & 19, 1910), John N. Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #23, he's a farmer, born in Alabama, parents born in the United States, 2nd marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Cora B. (wife, born in Arkansas, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Arkansas, 2nd marriage, married for 6 years, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 34), Vesta L. (daughter, born in Arkansas, father born in Alabama, mother born in the United States, age 15), Virgil J. (son, born in Arkansas, father born in Alabama, mother born in the United States, age 12), Sylvia M. (daughter, born in Arkansas, father born in Alabama, mother born in Arkansas, age 11), Edna N. (daughter, born in Arkansas, father born in Alabama, mother born in Arkansas, age 7), Viola (daughter, born in Arkansas, father born in Alabama, mother born in Arkansas, age 5), Paul G. (son, born in Oklahoma, father born in Alabama, mother born in Arkansas, age 3), and Hazel (daughter, born in Oklahoma, father born in Alabama, mother born in Arkansas, age 1).

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 53 (Fort Cobb) in Caddo County, Oklahoma (dated February 10 & 11, 1920), John N. Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a farmer, born in Alabama, parents born in Alabama, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Cora B. (wife, born in Arkansas, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Arkansas, age 43), Viola (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 15), Paul N. (son, born in Arkansas, age 13), Hazel (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 11), Mary (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 9), John W. (son, born in Arkansas, age 7), and Virginia (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 8 months).

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 8-27 (Fort Cobb) in Caddo County, Oklahoma (dated April 1, 1930), Willard Easterling is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Hazel (wife, born in Oklahoma, father born in Alabama, mother born in Arkansas, first married at 16, age 21), Leonard (son, born in Oklahoma, age 4 years 1 month), Willie (father, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 56), and Belle (mother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Ohio, first married at 17, age 50).

On pages 9 & 10 of the 1940 census for District 8-28 (Fort Cobb) in Caddo County, Oklahoma (dated April 9 & 10, 1940), Willard M. Easterling is listed as the head of the household for house #80, 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 37 years old. Also listed are Hazel (wife, born in Oklahoma, 1 year of high school, age 31), Leonard (son, born in Oklahoma, age 14), and Yvonne (daughter, born in Oklahoma, age 4).

    The children of WILLARD EASTERLING and HAZEL JACKSON are:

    1. WILLIAM LEONARD EASTERLING, b. 1926, Oklahoma, d. 1991, m. MARY JEAN (unknown last name).
    2. JADA YVONNE "YVONNE" EASTERLING, b. 1936, Oklahoma, m. JOHN FATHEREE.







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