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WILLIAM LUNDY "LUNDY" CANTRELL, son of JAMES E. CANTRELL and MORISSA "RISSIE" SMITH, was born April 15, 1906 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died December 4, 1943 in Logan, Logan County, West Virginia, and is buried in Meta Cemetery in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky. He married GRETHEL GAY REYNOLDS, daughter of THOMAS B. REYNOLDS and EUNICE STRATTON, about 1928. She was born May 29, 1909 in Kentucky, died October 19, 1969 in Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, and is buried in Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia.

Notes: According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Thomas B. Reynolds died May 7, 1911 in Pike County at the age of 27.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ethel Elswick was born January 30, 1914 in Pike County to Eunice Stratton, Hughes Elswick was born July 6, 1917 in Pike County to Eunice Stratton, and Elza G. Elswick was born May 5, 1921 in Pike County to Eunice Reynolds.

According to her death certificate, Eunice Stratton Elswick died December 12, 1947 in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky, from lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Pike County, her birth date as Januray 9, 1890, her marital status as married, her husband as R. W. Elswick (age 64), her parents as Alex Stratton (b. Pike County) and Lykyndia Clevenger (b. Pike County), the informant as Ernest Reynolds of Meta, Kentucky, and the burial place as Meta, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky birth records, Lundy Cantrell was born April 15, 1906 in Morgan County to James Cantrell (b. Morgan County) and Rissie Smith (b. Morgan County).

According to Social Security death record transcripts, William Cantrell was born April 15, 1906, and died in December of 1943. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in North Carolina or West Virginia.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, William L. Cantrell was born April 15, 1906 in Kentucky, died December 4, 1943 in Logan, Logan County, at the age of 37 years 7 months 19 days, and was buried in Meta Cemetery. He was a miner, married, and his parents are listed as James Cantrell (b. Kentucky) and Rissie Smith (b. Kentucky).

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Grethel Cantrell was buried in Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia. No headstone photos are provided.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Grethel Cantrell was born May 29, 1909, and died in October of 1969. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Grethel Reynolds Cantrell died October 19, 1969 in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Her parents are listed as William Reynolds and Eunice Stratton.

On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 174 (Burning Fork) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated May 25 & 26, 1910), Thomas Reynolds is listed as the head of the household for house #88, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 5 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Eunice (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 20), Earnest (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Arthor (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Grethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 120 (Upper John's Creek) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated January 16, 1920), Robert Elswick is listed as the head of the household for house #90, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Eunice (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Hughes (son, born in Kentucky, age 9 months), and Grithel (son [sic], male, born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 36-14 (Ivel and Betsy Layne) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Lundy Cantril is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's a laborer in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Grethel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 20), and Sanie Doris (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 5 months). Lundy's brother, Heman, is in house #85.

On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 98-16 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Pike County, Kentucky ((dated April 14, 1930), R. W. Elswick is listed as the head of the household for house #125, he's a gardener on a truck farm, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 30, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Unice (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 40), Dixie E. [Dixie Ethel] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Hughs (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Ida L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Elza (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Betty Lue (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), George E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 6 months), and Jaunita Elswick [sic] (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5).

On pages 24 & 25 of the 1940 census for District 23-36 (Triadelphia) in Logan County, West Virginia (dated April 11, 1940), W. L. Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #210, he's a motorman in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Pike County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Grethel (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 31), Sona Doris (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), James Thomas (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Dorinda Lee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Gloria Dean (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 2).

    The children of LUNDY CANTRELL and GRETHEL REYNOLDS are:

    1. SONA DORIS CANTRELL, b. 1928, Kentucky.
    2. JAMES THOMAS CANTRELL, b. May 21, 1931, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. (1) EMILY JAYNE QUEEN, daughter of JOHN QUEEN and ANNA MAXINE YOUNG, January 8, 1969, Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia. She was b. West Virginia. He m. (2) ESTELLA ANN BYRD, daughter of WELDA BYRD and BRADY TROGDON, September 16, 1971 in Giles County, Virginia. She was b. West Virginia.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James T. Cantrell was born May 21, 1931 in Floyd County to Grethel Reynolds.
      According to their marriage certificate, James Thomas Cantrell (b. May 21, 1931, Kentucky, resident of Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, single, age 37), son of William Lundy Cantrell and Grethel Reynolds, married Emily Jayne Queen (b. West Virginia, resident of Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginia, single, age 24), daughter of John Queen and Anna Maxine Young, on January 8, 1969 in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia.
      According to their marriage certificate, James Thomas Cantrell (b. May 21, 1931, Kentucky, resident of Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, divorced, age 40), son of Lundy William Cantrell and Grethel Gay Reynolds, married Estella Ann Byrd Black (b. West Virginia, resident of Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginia, widowed, age 31), daughter of Welda Byrd and Brady Trogdon, on September 16, 1971 in Giles County, Virginia.
    3. DORINDA LEE CANTRELL, b. July 21, 1935, in Betsy Layne, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. June 24, 2002, Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, m. (unknown first name) SPISIAK.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dorinda L. Cantrell was born July 2, 1935 [sic] in Floyd County to Grethel Reynolds.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dorinda L. Cantrell was born July 21, 1935, and died June 24, 2002. She received her Social Security card in 1952 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Dorinda Lee Cantrell Spisiak was born July 21, 1935 in Betsy Layne, Kentucky, and died June 24, 2002. Her name was listed as Dorinda Lea Cantrell in October of 1952, as Dorinda Cantrell Spisiak on January 9, 1976, as Dorinda L. Cantrell on June 29, 2002, and her parents are listed as William L. Cantrell and Grethel Reynolds.
    4. GLORIA DEAN CANTRELL, b. 1938, West Virginia.







BEATRIS "BERTIE" HELTON, daughter of MARGARET "MAGGIE" BLEVINS and DENNIE HELTON, was born July 9, 1912 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died November 1, 1998 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married JOHN MASON "MACE" CANTRILL, son of JAMES E. CANTRELL and MORISSA "RISSIE" SMITH. He was born April 19, 1908 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died February 7, 1989 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was a Berta Helton who was born July 7, 1912 in Morgan County to a Maggie Blair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Bertie Helton Cantrill lived from July 9, 1912 to November 4, 1998, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that John Mason Cantrill lived from April 19, 1908 to February 7, 1989, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her obituary, Bertie Helton Cantrill (age 86), daughter of the late Dennie and Maggie Blevins Helton, was born July 9, 1912 in Morgan County, died November 1, 1998 in Mountain Manor Nursing Home in Paintsville, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Mace Cantrill, on February 7, 1989. She was survived by 3 sons, Vaughnie Cantrill (of Van Lear), Gary Cantrill (Winchester), and Newell Cantrill (Carlisle, Massachusetts); 2 sisters, Virgie Thomas (West Liberty) and Myrtle Middough (Middletown, Ohio); 18 grandchildren; and several great and great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bertie Cantrill was born July 9, 1912, and died November 1, 1998. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Bertie Cantrill died November 1, 1998 in Johnson County at the age of 86. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his obituary, John Mace Cantrill (age 80), son of James E. and Rissie Smith Cantrell, was a retired miner and merchant. He was born April 19, 1908 in Morgan County, died in 1989 with services on February 9, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Bertie Helton Cantrill; 4 sons, Gary Cantrill (of Denver, Kentucky), Vaughnie Cantrill (Hager Hill), Henry Cantrill (Orlando, Florida), and Newell Cantrill (Carlisle, Mississippi); 1 sister, Louise Blair (Ashland); 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John M. Cantrill was born April 19, 1908, and died February 7, 1989. 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, John M. Cantrill died February 7, 1989 in Lawrence County at the age of 80. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On pages 30 & 31 of the 1930 census for District 58-15 (Buffalo) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1930), Ernest Murphy is listed as the head of the household for house #264, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 25), Choisa Helton (father-in-law, married, not working, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 59), Berta Helton (sister-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Lorraine Murphy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Ernestine Murphy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Marion T. Murphy (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 5 months), and Bridgett Murphy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 4 months). Nora Murphy was Berta's father's sister, Choisa was her grandfather.

On page 12 of the 1940 census for District 58-9 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1940), Mason Cantrill is listed as the head of the household for house #88, he's a bookkeeper for the W.P.A., 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 30 years old. Also listed are Bertie (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 7th grade education, age 28), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Neut (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Helen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Vonnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Garry (son, born in Kentucky, age 0 months). They are living next to Mason's parents.

    The children of BERTIE HELTON and MACE CANTRILL are:

    1. OTTIS HENRY CANTRILL, b. April 25, 1931, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. July 17, 1991 in Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ottis H. Cantrell was born April 25, 1931 in Morgan County to Bertie Helton.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Ottis Henry Cantrill was born April 25, 1931 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died July 17, 1991. His parents are listed as Bertie Helton and John M. Cantrill.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ottis H. Cantrill died July 17, 1991 in Johnson County at the age of 60. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.
    2. NEWEL M. CANTRILL, b. 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Newel M. Cantrill was born in Johnson County to Birdie Helton.
    3. HELEN CANTRILL, b. September 22, 1935, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 28, 1984, Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BENNY R. TERRY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Helen Cantrill was born September 22, 1935 in Johnson County to Bertie Helton.
      According to her obituary, Helen Cantrell Terry (age 48), daughter of John Mace and Bertie Helton Cantrell of Hager Hill, was born September 22, 1935 in Johnson County, died June 28, 1984 at home in Denver, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. In addition to her parents, she was survived by her husband, Benny R. Terry; 3 sons, Benny Keith Terry (of Denver), John Ray Terry (Denver), and Daniel Ray Terry (Lowmansville); 2 daughters, Barbara Terry Hitchcock (Denver) and Donette Baldwin (Oil Springs); 4 brothers, Henry Cantrell (Hager Hill), Vonnie Cantrell (Hager Hill); Newel Cantrell (New Carlisle, Massachusetts), and Gary Cantrell (Denver); and 5 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. VAUGHNIE CANTRILL, b. 1937, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Vaughnie Cantrill was born in Johnson County to Bertie Helton.
    5. GARY CANTRILL, b. March 14, 1940, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 10, 2007, Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CAROL ANN JENKINS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gary Cantrill was born March 14, 1940 in Johnson County to Bertie Hilton.
      According to his obituary, Gary Cantrill (age 67), son of the late John Mace and Bertie Helton Cantrill, was an industrial education teacher with Mayo Technical College, and a resident of Hager Hill at the time of his death. He was born March 14, 1940 in Johnson County, died October 10, 2007, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Carol Ann Jenkins Cantrill; 2 sons, Mason Durell Cantrill (Hager Hill) and Morgan Cantrill (Flat Gap); 3 daughters, Teresa Ann Cantrill (Winchester), Sheila Willoughby (Winchester), and Abilene "Abby" Bowens (Mt. Sterling); 1 step-son, Ronald Gene Dollins (Winchester); 1 step-daughter, Sandra Kay Salyers (Lowmansville); 2 brothers, Newel M. Cantrill (Massachusetts) and Vaughnie Cantrell (Van Lear); 13 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







THOMAS LAFAYETTE CONLEY, son of HAMILTON S. CONLEY and CYNTHA ANN COTTLE, was born November 10, 1875 in Kentucky. He married ELIZA J. (unknown last name) about 1896. She was born in July of 1872 in Kentucky.

Notes: When Thomas Lafayette Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky (undated), he stated that he was a farmer, that his closest relative was Liza Jane Conley of Malone, Morgan County, and that he was born November 10, 1875. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

On page 27 of the 1900 census for District 71 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), Thomas L. Conly is listed as the head of the household for house #260, he's a farmer, born in November of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Eliza J. (wife, born in July of 1872 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 2 children and 1 is still living, age 27), and John W. (son, born in June of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2). Thomas' parents are in house #242.

On page 22 of the 1910 census for District 144 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 30, 1910), Thomas L. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #189, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Liza J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 26), John W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Leana B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Laudie (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Sola D. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), William E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and James G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 23 of the 1920 census for District 198 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 26, 1920), T. L. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #229, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Eliza (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40), Londy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Lola (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Gobel (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Lewis (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of THOMAS CONLEY and ELIZA (unknown last name) are:

    1. JOHN W. CONLEY, b. June 1897, Kentucky.
    2. LEANA B. CONLEY, b. 1901, Kentucky.
    3. LONDIE CONLEY, b. 1902, Kentucky, d. September 24, 1962, Middletown, Butler County, Ohio, m. ROXIE (unknown last name).
    4. SOLA D. CONLEY, b. 1906, Kentucky.
    5. WILLIAM E. CONLEY, b. 1908, Kentucky, m. ILIA (unknown last name). She was b. 1913, Kentucky.
      Notes: On page 48 of the 1940 census for District 9-46 (Lemon Township) in Butler County, Ohio (dated April 29, 1940), William Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #454, he's a laborer in a machine shop, born in Kentucky, he was living in Warren County, Ohio, in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 32 years old. Also listed is Ilia (wife, born in Kentucky, she was living in Warren County, Ohio, in 1935, 4th grade education, age 27. They are living next to William's brother, Goebel.
    6. J. GOEBEL "GOEBEL" CONLEY, b. 1909, Kentucky, m. JULIA A. WILLIAMS.
    7. JAMES CONLEY, b. 1912, Kentucky.
    8. LEWIS CONLEY, b. 1916, Kentucky.







POLLY M. BLEVINS, daughter of PHILADELPHIA "DELPHIA" CONLEY and JOHN T. BLEVINS, was born July 27, 1886 in Kentucky, died March 18, 1885 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Hill Cemetery in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married (1) JAMES MARTIN BRADLEY, son of PATTON A. BRADLEY and ELIZA J. COX, December 30, 1904 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born April 18, 1882 in Kentucky, died in 1939, and is buried in Hill Cemetery in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married (2) TOM PELFREY on January 5, 1935 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born about 1907 in Kentucky.

Notes: Eliza J. Cox was the sister of William Riley Cox, Sarah Brillo Cox, John Allen Cox, James H. Cox, Martha Belle "Belle" Cox, and Victoria A. Cox.

According to his death certificate, Thomas H. Bradley died April 5, 1938 in Morgan County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Virginia, his birth date as January 16, 1886, his marital status as married, his wife as Rhoda Bradley, his occupation as farmer, his father as P. A. Bradley (b. Virginia), his mother's maiden name as Cox, and the burial place as Bradley Cemetery.

James Bradley reportedly died September 30, 1939 in Muncie, Indiana.

According to Kentucky marriage transcripts, Patten A. Bradley married Eliza J. Cox on August 21, 1879 in Morgan County.

According to Kentucky marriage transcripts, Polly Blevins married J. M. Bradley on December 30, 1904 in Morgan County.

According to Kentucky marriage transcripts, Polly Blevins married Tom Pelfrey on January 5, 1935 in Morgan County.

When James Martin Bradley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a store clerk in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, that he lived in Mima, Morgan County, that he was married and had children, and that he was born April 18, 1882. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes, dark colored hair, and inflammatory rheumatism.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstones shows that Polly B. Pelfrey lived from July 27, 1886 to March 18, 1985, and was buried in Bradley Cemetery in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, that James M. Bradley lived from 1882 to 1939, and was buried in Hill Cemetery in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, that Parker Bradley lived from 1904 to 1910, and was buried Hill Cemetery, and that Leota Bradley lived from 1912 to 1914, and was buried in Hill Cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Polly Pelfrey was born July 27, 1886, and died in March of 1985. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Polly Pelfrey died March 18, 1985 in Morgan County at the age of 98. She was living in Morgan County at the time of her death.

On pages 29 & 30 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), Paterson Bradley is listed as the head of the household for house #238, he's a farmer, born in April of 1858 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 21 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Eliza (wife, born in July of 1860 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 21 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 39), James M. (son, born in April of 1882 in Kentucky, age 18), John F. (son, born in January of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Thomas H. (son, born in January of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Millard C. (son, born in September of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Nancy M. (daughter, born in January of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Olla F. (son, born in April of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Nancy J. Keeton (servant, born in September of 1880 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), James M. Bradley is listed as the head of the household for house #63, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 7 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Polly (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 23), Parker A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Bessie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 21 of the 1920 census for District 91 (Hillsboro) in Fleming County, Kentucky (dated March 12, 1920), James M. Bradley is listed as the head of the household for house #257, he's the manager of some kind of station [hard to read], born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Pollie M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), Bessie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Doran B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Eliza L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 44 of the 1930 census for District 73-5 (Clay Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 19, 1930), Polly M. Bradley is listed as the head of the household for house #417, she's the proprieter of a boarding house, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 17, and she's 42 years old. Also listed are Leona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Boyed A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), John Wheeler (single, boarder, steel mill worker, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), Buddie Nichols (single, boarder, steel dipper for a stove company, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), Fred Jinckens (roomer, married, works in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 21), Roy Williams (single, roomer, laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), and Ves Gardner (roomer, widowed, works in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, father born in Germany, mother born in Kentucky, age 42).

On page 6 of the 1940 census for District 88-11 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1940), Tom Pelfrey is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Polly (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 50), Boyd Bradley (step-son, not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 19), and John T. Blevins (father-in-law, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 2nd grade education, age 84).

    The children of POLLY BLEVINS and JAMES BRADLEY are:

    1. PARKER A. BRADLEY, b. 1905, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. April 28, 1910, Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky death records, Parker A. Bradley, son of J. M. Bradley, died from croup on April 28, 1910 in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky.
    2. BESSIE M. BRADLEY, b. March 11, 1907, Kentucky, d. March 7, 2000, Clermont County, Ohio, buried in Hillsboro, Fleming County, Kentucky, m. HARRY LEWIS WALTZ.
    3. DOREN BECKHAM BRADLEY, b. December 14, 1910, Kentucky, d. January 25, 1995, Clermont County, Ohio, m. MATTIE M. PATRICK.
    4. LEOTA BRADLEY, b. April 23, 1913, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. December 1, 1916, Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Leota Bradley died December 1, 1916 in Paint from measles and croup. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as April 23, 1913, her parents as Jas. M. Bradley and Polly Blevins (b. Kentucky), the informant as Thomas Bradley of Mina, Kentucky, and the burial place as Perlina Williams Cemetery.
    5. ELIZA LEONA BRADLEY, b. December 28, 1915, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Eliza L. Bradley was born December 28, 1915 in Morgan County to Polly Blevins.
    6. ANDREW BOYD BRADLEY, b. Fleming County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Andrew B. Bradley was in Fleming County to Polly Blevins.







BENJAMIN F. LEMASTER, son of CATHERINE CANTRELL and RICHARD LEMASTER, was born in December of 1849 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died April 15, 1912 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Williams Cemetery in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky. He married SARAH EMILY "EMILY" SMITH, daughter of LEWIS SMITH and ELIZABETH LANSDOWN, in September of 1869. She was born in December of 1853 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died February 16, 1914 in Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Sarah Emily Smith was the sister of Catherine Smith.

According to his death certificate, Ben F. Lemaster died April 15, 1912 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Morgan County, his birth date as April 15, 1912 [mistake], his age as 62, his marital status is blank, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Richard Lemaster (b. Morgan County) and Katy Lemaster (b. Morgan County), the informant as Jim Lemaster of Mima, and the burial place as Williams Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ben F. Lemaster died April 15, 1912 in Morgan County at the age of 62.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Emity Lemaster [sic] died February 16, 1914 in Morgan County at the age of 61.

On page 51 of the 1860 census for District 1 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated July 12, 1860), Lewis Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #309, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 38), Tobitha (born in Kentucky, age 10), Emily C. (born in Kentucky, age 8), and Catherine (born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 6 of the 1870 census for Precinct 7 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated July 9, 1870), Benj. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, married in September, and he's 21 years old. Also listed is Emily (born in Kentucky, married in September, age 18). They are living next to Benjamin's parents, and Emily's are in house #47.

On page 15 of the 1880 census for District 88 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 24, 1880), Benj. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #284, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Emily (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Joseph (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 29 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), Ben Lemastres [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #231, he's a farmer, born in December of 1849 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 33 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (wife, born in January of 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 33 years, she's given birth to 7 children and 3 are still living, age 47), John J. (son, born in January of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Elzira (daughter, born in August of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Hiram Gillim (grandson, born in September of 1893 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), and Lewis Smith (father-in-law, widowed, born in December of 1824 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 75). Hiram was daughter Elizabeth's son.

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1910), Ben F. Lemasters is listed as the head of the household for house #51, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 42 years, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Emely (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 57), Elzira (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Hiram Gillam (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16).

    The children of BENJAMIN LEMASTER and EMILY SMITH are:

    1. ELIZABETH LEMASTER, b. 1871, Kentucky, d. before 1900, m. BEN F. GILLAM.
    2. JOSEPH LEMASTER, b. April 1, 1874, Kentucky, d. February 14, 1918, buried in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. MARY K. HOWARD.
    3. JOHN JAMES "JAMES" LEMASTER, b. January 21, 1884, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. April 28, 1918, Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown), m. (2) MARTHA S. ROWLAND.
    4. ELZIRA LEMASTER, b. August 5, 1890, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. November 26, 1913, Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Morgan County, Kentucky, m. LEVI ADAMS.







ELIZABETH LEMASTER, daughter of BENJAMIN F. LEMASTER and SARAH EMILY "EMILY" SMITH, was born about 1871 in Kentucky, and died before 1900. She married BEN F. GILLAM.

Notes: On page 29 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), Ben Lemastres [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #231, he's a farmer, born in December of 1849 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 33 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (wife, born in January of 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 33 years, she's given birth to 7 children and 3 are still living, age 47), John J. (son, born in January of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Elzira (daughter, born in August of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Hiram Gillim (grandson, born in September of 1893 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), and Lewis Smith (father-in-law, widowed, born in December of 1824 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 75).

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1910), Ben F. Lemasters is listed as the head of the household for house #51, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 42 years, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Emely (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 57), Elzira (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Hiram Gillam (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16).

    The child of ELIZABETH LEMASTER and BEN GILLAM is:

    1. HIRAM M. GILLAM, b. September 23, 1893, Kentucky, d. May 22, 1915, Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Hiram M. Gillium was born September 23, 1893 in Morgan County to Ben F. Gillium (b. Morgan County) and Elizabeth Lemaster (b. Morgan County).
      According to his death certificate, Hiram Gillam died May 22, 1915 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, from pulmonary tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as September 23, 1893, his marital status as single, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Ben Gillam (b. Kentucky) and Elizabeth Lemaster (b. Kentucky), the informant as James Lemaster of Mima, Kentucky, and the burial place as Smith Cemetery.







JOSEPH LEMASTER, son of BENJAMIN F. LEMASTER and SARAH EMILY "EMILY" SMITH, was born April 1, 1874 in Kentucky, died February 14, 1918, and is buried in Mary Pack Cemetery in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky. He married MARY K. HOWARD in 1894 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born February 28, 1875 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died April 23, 1948, and is buried in Mary Pack Cemetery in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky. Mary Howard married (2) JOHN WESLEY "WESLEY" ROSEBERRY. She married (3) WILLIAM PACK. She married (4) THOMAS KEATON.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage records, Jo Lemaster (farmer, b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, resident of Morgan County, 1st marriage, age 20) married Mary Howard (b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, resident of Magoffin County, 1st marriage, age 20) in 1894 in Morgan County. The date isn't listed.

Photos of their headstones found on bobbystuff.com shows that Joseph Lemaster lived from April 1, 1874 to February 14, 1918, and was buried in Mary Pack Cemetery in Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky, and that Mary Howard [Lemaster Keaton] lived from February 28, 1875 to April 23, 1948, and was buried in the same cemetery.

On page 29 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), Joseph Lemastres [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #232, he's a farmer, born in April of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in February of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 25), Emiley (daughter, born in February of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Bengiman (son, born in July of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and James L. (son, born in March of 1900 in Kentucky, age 2 months). They are living next to Joseph's parents.

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1910), Joseph Lemasters is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 16 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Mary C. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 35), Emely (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Benjamin T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), James L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Oscar (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), Cassie Howard (sister-in-law, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 1 year, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 16), and Benjamin F. Howard (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8 months). They are still living next to Joseph's parents.

On page 24 of the 1920 census for District 206 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 26, 1920), Mary Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #204, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 43 years old. Also listed are James L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Oscar (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Darcas E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Wiley (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 2 months).

On page 22 of the 1930 census for District 88-18 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), William Pack is listed as the head of the household for house #201, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Mary K. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 53), Dorcas L. Lemaster (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), and Ollie S. Lemaster (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 88-17 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1940), Arlington Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #149, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Morgan County in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Darcus (wife, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Morgan County in 1935, 4th grade education, age 25), Lawrence (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Mary Keeton (mother-in-law, separated, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Morgan County in 1935, 4th grade education, age 65).

    The children of JOSEPH LEMASTER and MARY HOWARD are:

    1. EMILY LEMASTER, b. February 1895, Kentucky, d. after 1940, m. (1) WILLIE ADAMS, m. (2) WILLIAM WRIGHT.
    2. BENJAMIN THOMAS "TOMMIE" LEMASTER, b. July 23, 1897, Kentucky, d. September 17, 1970, Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio, buried in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio, m. JENNIE ISAAC.
    3. JAMES LEWIS LEMASTER, b. March 3, 1900, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. November 22, 1923, Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (unknown).
      Notes: When James Lewis Lemaster's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Mima, Morgan County, that his closest relative was "Marry Lemaster Mother" of Mima, and that he was born March 3, 1900. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had black eyes and black hair.
      According to his death certificate, James Lewis Lemaster died November 22, 1923 in Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, from kidney disease. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Morgan County, his birth date as March 3, 1900, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Joseph Lemaster (b. Morgan County) and Mary Howard (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Mary Roseberry of Mima, Kentucky, and the burial place as Lemaster's Cemetery.
    4. OSCAR LEMASTER, b. March 20, 1905, Kentucky, d. January 11, 1984, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, buried in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio, m. ROSA MONTGOMERY.
    5. ALBERT LEMASTER, b. September 11, 1907, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. May 21, 1991, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Canal Winchester, Franklin County, Ohio, m. (1) MALISSA C. "INA" VANHOOSE, m. (2) NEVEL CULWELL.
    6. DARCUS L. LEMASTER, b. October 16, 1912, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. May 13, 1993, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. ARLINGTON WILLIAMS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Darcul L. Lemaster was born October 16, 1912 in Morgan County to Mary Howard.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Darcus Williams was born October 16, 1912, and died May 13, 1993. She received her Social Security card in 1954-1955 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.
    7. JESSIE S. LEMASTER, b. November 14, 1915, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. May 14, 1984, Montgomery County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jessie Lemaster was born November 14, 1915 in Morgan County to Mary Howard.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jessie Lemaster was born November 14, 1915, and died in May of 1984. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Jessie Lemaster was born about 1916 in Kentucky, and died May 14, 1984 at home in Montgomery County at the age of 68. He was married at the time of his death.







EMILY LEMASTER, daughter of JOSEPH LEMASTER and MARY K. HOWARD, was born in February of 1895 in Kentucky, and died after 1940. She married (1) WILLIE ADAMS. He was born about 1885 in Kentucky. She married (2) WILLIAM WRIGHT. He was born about 1880 in Virginia, and died before 1940.

Notes: On page 20 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 14, 1920), Willie Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #167, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Emli (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 24), William J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 11 months), and Bertha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 0 months).

On pages 19 & 20 of the 1930 census for District 73-22 (Vernon Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 25, 1930), William Wright is listed as the head of the household for house #178, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, first married at age 21, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Emily (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 35), Earl (son, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 14), William Jr. (son, born in Washington, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 12), Alberta (daughter, born in Ohio, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 7), Vernon (son, born in Ohio, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 5), Betty J. (daughter, born in Ohio, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 2 years 9 months), Ruby M. (daughter, born in Ohio, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 11 months), William J. Adams (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Bertha Adams (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 13 of the 1940 census for District 73-26 (Vernon Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 15, 1940), Emily Right is listed as the head of the household for house #102, she does housework, widowed, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Scioto County in 1935, she has a 4th grade education, and she's 45 years old. Also listed are Vernon (son, born in Ohio, age 15), Bettie (daughter, born in Ohio, age 12), William [Ruby?] (son, born in Ohio, age 10), Sauh (son, born in Ohio, age 8), Burth (son, born in Ohio, age 6), and Clyde (son, born in Ohio, age 4). They are living next to son William J. Adams.

    The children of EMILY LEMASTER and WILLIE ADAMS are:

    1. WOODFORD ADAMS, b. November 3, 1914, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 13, 1920, Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Woodford Adams died January 13, 1920 in Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from an abcess on the back of his neck that wasn't given proper medical attention. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as November 3, 1914, his parents as Willie Adams (b. Magoffin County) and Emily Lemaster (b. Morgan County), the informant as Willie Adams of Wheelersburg, Kentucky, and the burial place as Gillam Cemetery.
    2. WILLIAM JOE ADAMS, b. January 29, 1917, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. April 28, 1980, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, buried in South Webster, Scioto County, Ohio, m. ELREE (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William J. Adams was born January 29, 1917 in Morgan County to Emily Lemaster.
      Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that William Joe Adams lived from 1917 to 1980, and was buried in South Webster Cemetery in South Webster, Scioto County, Ohio, and that Elree Adams was born in 1920. No death date is engraved for Elree.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Joe Adams was born January 29, 1917, and died in April of 1980. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in South Webster, Scioto County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, William J. Adams was born about 1917 in Kentucky, and died April 28, 1980 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 63. He was married and living in Scioto County at the time of his death.
      On page 13 of the 1940 census for District 73-26 (Vernon Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 15, 1940), William J. Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #103, he's a laborer for the W.P.A., born in Ohio, he was living in rural Scioto County in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 23 years old. Also listed is Eleree (wife, born in Ohio, she was living in rural Scioto County in 1935, 4th grade education, age 18).
    3. BERTHA MARIE ADAMS, b. December 19, 1919, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. September 6, 2002, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, m. (1) (unknown first name) ALLIGOOD, m. (2) (unknown first name) WEBB.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Birtha Adams was born December 19, 1919 in Magoffin County to Emily Lemasters.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bertha M. Webb was born December 19, 1919, and died September 6, 2002. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Bertha Marie Adams Alligood Webb was born December 19, 1919 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died September 6, 2002. Her name was listed as Bertha Marie Alligood in August of 1948, as Marie Alligood Webb in August of 1952, and her parents as Emily Lemasters and Bill Adams.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Bertha Marie Adams Webb was born December 19, 1919 in Kentucky, and died September 6, 2002 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 82. Her father's surname is listed as Adams, her mother's maiden name as Lemaster, and she was widowed and living in Scioto County at the time of her death.

    The children of EMILY LEMASTER and WILLIAM WRIGHT are:

    1. ALBERTA WRIGHT, b. 1923, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) SLOAN.
    2. VERNON WRIGHT, b. March 6, 1925, Ohio, d. July 4, 1960, Huntington, Wayne County, West Virginia, buried in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio, m. PATSY RUTH (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Vernon Wright died July 4, 1960 in Huntington, Wayne County, West Virginia, when he entered a burning house and his clothing caught on fire covering 50 percent of his body with 3rd degree burns. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Ohio, his birth date as March 6, 1925, his place of residence as Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio, his marital status as married, his occupation as construction worker, his parents as William Wright and Emile Lemaster, the informant as "Patsy Ruth Wright (Wife)" of Wheelersburg, and the burial place as Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg. It also shows that he was a veteran of World War II.
    3. BETTY J. WRIGHT, b. 1927, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) FORREST.
    4. RUBY M. WRIGHT, b. 1929, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) TOWNSEND.
    5. SAUH WRIGHT, b. 1932, Ohio.
    6. BURTH WRIGHT, b. 1934, Ohio.
    7. CLYDE ANDREW WRIGHT, b. December 26, 1935, Germany Hollar, Scioto County, Ohio, d. December 24, 2003, Richland County, Ohio, buried in Lexington, Richland County, Ohio, m. JUDITH J. BENNER, July 1, 1953.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Clyde Andrew Wright was born December 26, 1935 in Wheelersburg, Ohio, and died December 24, 2003. His parents are listed as Emily Lemasters and William Wright.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Clyde A. Wright was born December 26, 1935 in Ohio, and died December 24, 2003 in Cleveland Clinic in Richland County at the age of 67. His father's surname is listed as Wright, his mother's maiden name as Lemaster, and he was married at the time of his death.
      Clyde Wright's obituary:
      Clyde A. Wright, 67, of Woodside Blvd, Lexington, died Wednesday morning, December 24, 2003, in The Cleveland Clinic following a short illness.
      He was born December 26, 1935 in Germany Hollar, near Wheelersburg to William and Emma (LeMaster) Wright, and moved to the Mansfield area in 1968 from Canton.
      Clyde had a passion for singing, and early in life sang tenor in a gospel quartet. Hed take nearly every opportunity to turn it into a reason to sing, even recently buying a karaoke machine, to entertain the grandchildren.
      In 1989, Clyde founded Wrightway Packaging, Inc. a corrugated container packaging company in Mansfield, as he just loved to make boxes, especially cookie boxes.
      He had raised and bred Arabian horses at his stables and barn on State Route 546 near Lexington, was an ardent fan of The Ohio State University Buckeyes Football Team, and delighted in the antics of his West Highland Terrier Buddy.
      He is survived by his wife Judith J. (Benner) Wright, whom he married July 1, 1953; three sons Rick Wright of Lexington, Randy Wright and his wife Michelle of Fort Thomas, Kentucky, and Craig Wright of Mansfield; four grandchildren Sara Wright, Hannah Wright, Joshua Wright, and Kara Wright; and three sisters Alberta Sloan and Betty Forrest both of Michigan and Ruby Townsend of Wheelersburg.
      Three brothers preceded him in death.
      The family will receive friends Sunday, December 28, 2003 from 3-6 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Monday at 10:30 am. Pastor Craig Hamm will officiate. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery.
      Memorial contributions to the American Heart Association may be made at the funeral home.
      Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com







BENJAMIN THOMAS "TOMMIE" LEMASTER, son of JOSEPH LEMASTER and MARY K. HOWARD, was born July 23, 1897 in Kentucky, died September 17, 1970 in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio, and is buried in Byron Cemetery in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio. He married JENNIE ISAAC about 1918. She was born March 5, 1902 in Kentucky, died March 7, 1974 in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio, and is buried in Byron Cemetery in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio.

Notes: Jennie Isaac was reportedly the daughter of Matilda Cantrell and Terman Isaac.

When Benjamin Thomas Lemaster's World War I draft registration card was filled out on August 24, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was working for Mary Lemaster in Mima, Morgan County, that his closest relative was Mary Lemaster, that he was born July 23, 1897 in Kentucky, and that his father was born in Kentucky. He was found to be short and stout, and he had gray eyes and black hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Benjamin Thomas Lemaster lived from 1897 to 1970, and was buried in Byron Cemetery in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio, and that Jennie Lemaster lived from 1902 to 1974, and was buried in the same cemetery. Daughter Ruth and son James are buried there as well.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Tommie Lemaster was born July 23, 1897, and died in September of 1970. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Benjami T. Lemaster [sic] was born about 1897, and died September 17, 1970 at home in Fairborn, Greene County, at the age of 73. He was married at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jennie Lemaster was born March 5, 1902, and died in March of 1974. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Jennie Lemaster was born about 1903, and died March 7, 1974 at home in Fairborn, Greene County, at the age of 71. She was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 24 of the 1920 census for District 206 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 26, 1920), Thomas Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #203, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Jennie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), and Elsie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 months). They are living next to Thomas' widowed mother.

On pages 22 & 23 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Tommy Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #214, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Jennie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 27), Alcie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and James L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 14 of the 1940 census for District 58-12 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), Tommie Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a mechanic in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Jennie (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 37), Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), and James Lewis (son, born in Kentucky, age 15).

    The children of TOMMIE LEMASTER and JENNIE ISAAC are:

    1. ELCIE LEMASTER, b. September 1, 1919, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. August 19, 1984, Jackson County, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) CHEEK.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Elcie Lemaster was born September 1, 1919 in Morgan County to Gennie Isaac.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Elcie Cheek was born September 1, 1919, and died in August of 1984. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Elcie Cheek was born about 1920 in Kentucky, and died August 19, 1984 at home in Jackson County at the age of 64. She was married at the time of her death.
    2. RUTH LEMASTER, b. September 25, 1921, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 12, 1992, buried in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio, m. JOHN W. CANTRELL. He was b. 1908, d. 2004, buried in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruth Lemaster was born September 25, 1921 in Johnson County to Sammie Isaacs.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Ruth Lemaster Cantrell was born September 25, 1920 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died November 12, 1992. Her name was listed as Ruth Lemaster in December of 1939, as Ruth Cantrell in November of 1965, and her parents are listed as Tommie Lemaster and Jinnie Issace.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ruth Lemaster Cantrell was born September 25, 1921 in Kentucky, and died November 12, 1992 at home in Fairborn, Greene County, at the age of 71. Her father's surname is listed as Lemaster, her mother's maiden name as Issaac, and she was married at the time of her death.
    3. JAMES LEWIS LEMASTER, b. October 14, 1924, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. February 11, 1976, Dayton, Montgomery, County, Ohio, buried in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Terman Lemaster was born October 14, 1924 in Morgan County to Jennie Isaac.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, James Lemaster was born October 14, 1923, and died in February of 1976. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, James L. Lemaster was born about 1925, and died February 11, 1976 at home in Dayton, Montgomery County, at the age of 51. He was widowed at the time of his death.







OSCAR LEMASTER, son of JOSEPH LEMASTER and MARY K. HOWARD, was born March 20, 1905 in Kentucky, died January 11, 1984 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, and is buried in Byron Cemetery in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio. He married ROSA MONTGOMERY, daughter of LORANZO DOW MONTGOMERY and SARAH WILLIAMS, about 1923. She was born April 2, 1905 in Kentucky, died January 13, 1978 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, and is buried in Byron Cemetery in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio.

Notes: Loranzo Dow Montgomery was the brother of John M. Montgomery and Sherman Montgomery.

According to his death certificate, Loranzo Dow Montgomery died August 31, 1945 in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, from valvular heart disease. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as May 22, 1876, his marital status as married, his wife as Sarah Montgomery (age 62), his parents as Ben Montgomery (b. Magoffin County) and Eliza Coffee (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Ida Mae Montgomery of Dingus, and the burial place as Dingus.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hasil Montgomery was born September 26, 1916 in Magoffin County to Sarah Williams, and Estill A. Montgomery was born November 23, 1919 in Morgan County to Sarah Williams.

According to his death certificate, Hassel Montgomery died July 9, 1938 in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, from stomach and kidney trouble. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as September 13, 1916, his marital status as single, his parents as Dow Montgomery (b. Magoffin County) and Sarah Williams (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Mason Montgomery of Dingus, and the burial place as Montgomery Cemetery.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Oscar LeMaster lived from 1905 to 1984, and was buried in Byron Cemetery in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio, and that Rosa LeMaster lived from 1905 to 1978, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Oscar Lemaster was born March 20, 1905, and died in January of 1984. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Oscar Lemaster was born about 1906 in Kentucky, and died January 11, 1984 in Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Clark County, at the age of 78. He was widowed and living in Clark County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Rosa L. Lemaster was born April 2, 1905, and died in January of 1978. She received her Social Security card in 1966 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Rosa Lemaster was born about 1906, and died January 13, 1978 in Community Hospital of Springfield in Springfield, Clark County, at the age of 72. She was married at the time of her death.

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), Loransy D. Montgomery is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 9 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Serah A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 27), Curtis (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Rosy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and John M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 205 (Coffee Creek) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 5 & 6, 1920), Dow Montgomery is listed as the head of the household for house #30, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Curt (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Rosa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Mace (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Hassel (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 3 months), and Escal (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 month).

On pages 20 & 21 of the 1930 census for District 88-17 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Oscar Lamaster is listed as the head of the household for house #63, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Rosie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 25), Carlo (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Ottis (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 year 1 month), and Goldie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 6 months). They are living next to Rosa's parents.

On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 88-17 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 6, 1940), Oscar LeMaster is listed as the head of the household for house #32, he's a laborer doing road construction, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Morgan County in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 35), Okra H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Ottis G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Goldie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Oral H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Oscar Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

    The children of OSCAR LEMASTER and ROSA MONTGOMERY are:

    1. OKRA HARLO LEMASTER, b. December 14, 1924, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. October 5, 2003, Miami, Miami County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Okra H. Lamaster was born December 14, 1924 in Morgan County to Rosa Montgomery.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Harlo Lemaster was born December 14, 1924, and died October 5, 2003. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Covington, Miami County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Harlo Lemaster was born December 14, 1924, and died October 5, 2003 in a private residence in Miami, Miami County, Ohio. His father's surname is listed as Lemaster, his mother's maiden name as Montgomery, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, and he was married at the time of his death.
    2. OTTIS G. LEMASTER, b. January 25, 1926, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. February 5, 1999, Clark County, Ohio.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ottis G. Lemaster was born January 25, 1926 in Morgan County to Rosa Montgomery.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ottis G. Lemaster was born January 25, 1926, and died February 5, 1999. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Enon, Clark County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ottis G. Le Master was born January 25, 1926 in Kentucky, and died February 5, 1999 at home in Clark County at the age of 73. His father's surname is listed as Le Master, his mother's maiden name as Montgomery, and he was married at the time of his death.
    3. GOLDIE MARIE LEMASTER, b. January 15, 1928, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. November 13, 2004, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) JENKINS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Golda M. Lemaster was born January 15, 1928 in Morgan County to Rosa Montgomery.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Goldie Marie Lemaster Jenkins was born January 15, 1928 in West Liberty, Kentucky, and died November 13, 2004. Her name was listed as Goldie Marie Jenkins in October of 1963, and her parents are listed as Oscar Lemaster and Rosa Montgomery.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Goldie Marie Lemaster Jenkins was born January 15, 1928, and died November 13, 2004 in a private residence. Her father's surname is listed as Lemaster, her mother's maiden name as Montgomery, and she was married widowed at the time of her death.
    4. HASSEL ORAN LEMASTER, b. June 4, 1935, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. May 2, 1990, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hassel O. Lemaster was born June 4, 1935 in Morgan County to Rosa Montgomery.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Hassel Oran Lemaster was born June 4, 1935 in Kentucky, and died May 2, 1990 in Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Clark County, at the age of 54. He was married at the time of his death.
    5. OSCAR LEMASTER JR., b. June 27, 1939, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. June 17, 2007, Champaign County, Ohio.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Oscar J. Lemaster was born June 27, 1939 in Morgan County to Roxie Montgomery.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Oscar Lemaster Junior was born June 27, 1939 in Kentucky, and died June 17, 2007. He was married and living in Champaign County at the time of his death.







ALBERT LEMASTER, son of JOSEPH LEMASTER and MARY K. HOWARD, was born September 11, 1907 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died May 21, 1991 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Franklin Hills Memory Gardens in Canal Winchester, Franklin County, Ohio. He married (1) MALISSA C. "INA" VANHOOSE, daughter of JOHN WILLIAM VANHOOSE and LOUANNA O'BRYAN, February 11, 1925 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in 1906 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 7, 1942 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Dennis Culwell Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. Albert Lemaster married (2) NEVEL CULWELL, daughter of DENNIS CULWELL and EXER DAVIS. She was born August 15, 1926 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 12, 2004 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Franklin Hills Memory Gardens in Canal Winchester, Franklin County, Ohio.

Notes: John William Vanhoose was the brother of David Jesse Vanhoose and Minerva Ellen Vanhoose. His 3rd wife was Susanna Salyer.

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

According to his death certificate, John William Vanhoose died May 27, 1942 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from general septicemia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as May 27, 1942 [mistake], his age as 65 years 8 months 26 days, his marital status as married, his wife as Susie Salyers Vanhoose, his parents as Levi Vanhoose (b. Virginia) and Malissa Salyers Vanhoose (b. Johnson County), the informant as Elvin Vanhoose of Oil Springs, and the burial place as Volga.

According to her death certificate, Lou A. O'Bryan Vanhoose died December 12, 1912 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from pneumonia with an abortion contributing. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as May 8, 1888, her marital status as married, her parents as John O'Bryan (b. Kentucky) and Carolina Coffee (b. Johnson County), the informant as Lee Vanhoose of Staffordsville, and the burial place as James Pelphrey Cemetery.

According to his obituary, Dennis Culwell (age 83), son of Will and Lizzie McKenzie Culwell, was born in Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 28, 1970 at home in Nippa, Kentucky, following a prolonged illness, and was buried in the church's cemetery. He was preceded in death by his wife, Exer Culwell. He was survived by 8 sons, Robert Cullwell (of Columbus, Ohio), Fred Culwell (Grove City, Ohio), George Culwell (Ashville, Ohio), L. T. Culwell (Marion, Ohio), Elliott Culwell (Nippa), Riley Culwell (Clarksburg, Ohio), Andrew Culwell (Plain City, Ohio), and Eddie Culwell (Pataskala, Ohio); 4 daughters, Ruby Tackett (Wilber), Marie Green (East Point), Neva Lemaster (Columbus, Ohio) and Ethel McKenzie (Nippa); 2 brothers, Jerry Culwell (Jackson, Ohio) and Langley Culwell (Columbus); 78 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Neval Colwell was born August 15, 1926 in Johnson County to Exer Davis.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, "LEMASTER, ALBERT, 16, born Morgan Co, residence Nippa, occupation Farmer, parents Joe Lemaster & Mary Howard, married February 11, 1925 by T C Howard, Book 42, page 105, witnesses WM Clark & James Clark, VANHOOSE, MALISSA C, 18, born Johnson Co, residence Barnetts Creek, parents John Vanhoose & Fronna O'Brian ---------------- Johnson county."

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Albert Lemaster lived from 1907 to 1991, and was buried in Franklin Hills Memory Gardens in Canal Winchester, Franklin County, Ohio, and that Nevel Lemaster lived from 1926 to 2004, and was buried in the same cemetery. It also shows that Malisa Lemaster was buried in Dennis Culwell Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky, although no photographs of her headstone are provided.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Albert Lemasters was born September 11, 1907 in Kentucky, and died May 21, 1991 at home in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 83. He was married at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Malisa Carolin VanHoose Lemaster died August 7, 1942 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "Pneumonia" due to "Miscarage and exposure." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her age as 35 years 8 months 22 days, her marital status as married, her husband as Albert Lemaster (age 35), her parents as John VanHoose (b. Kentucky) and Louanna Bryant (b. Kentucky), the informant as Albert Lemaster of Chandlerville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Sycamore.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Malisa C. Lemaster died August 7, 1942 in Johnson County at the age of 35. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Nevel Lemaster was born August 15, 1926, and died May 12, 2004. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Nevel Culwell Lemaster was born August 15, 1926 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died May 12, 2004. Her name was listed as Nevel Lemasters in August of 1944, and her parents are listed as Dennis Culwell and Exer Davis.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Nevel Colwell Le Master was born August 15, 1926, and died May 12, 2004 in Mt. Carmel Medical Center at the age of 77. Her father's surname is listed as Colwell, her mother's maiden name as Davius, and she was widowed and living in Columbus, Franklin County, at the time of her death.

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (undated), John VanHoose is listed as the head of the household for house #30, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 4 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Lou A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 21), Ina (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Ellis (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On pages 13 & 14 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 20 & 26, 1920), J. W. VanHoose is listed as the head of the household for house #113, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Susie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45), Henry Dye (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Doshie Dye (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), Douglas Dye (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Ina VanHoose (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Ellis VanHoose (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), and Elvin VanHoose (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 12 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), Albert Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 16, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Ine (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 23), Rosanne (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), John W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Mary S. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 0 months). They are living next to Malissa's father and step-mother.

On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 58-11 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Dennis Culwell is listed as the head of the household for house #108, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Exer (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 40), Ruby (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Elic (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Freddie (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Maree (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Riley (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Geo. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Andrew (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Nevel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 15 of the 1940 census for District 58-13 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1940), Albert Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #113, he's a roadworker for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, he has a 1st grade education, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Malissa C. (wife, born in Kentucky, 3rd grade education, age 33), John W. M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Rossetti (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Joe Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 2). Albert Lemaster's 2nd wife is living with her family in house #111.

On page 15 of the 1940 census for District 58-13 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1940), Dennis Culdwell is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Exer (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 43), Elliott (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 4th grade education, age 28), Riley (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Georgie (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Andrew (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), L. J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Neva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Eddie (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

    The children of ALBERT LEMASTER and MALISSA VANHOOSE are:

    1. ROSANNA LEMASTER, b. June 18, 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 5, 1933, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Rose A. Lemaster was born June 18, 1926 in Johnson County to Ina Vanhoose.
      According to her death certificate, Rosanna Lemaster died January 5, 1933 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from shock after her dress caught fire from an open fireplace. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as June 18, 1926, her parents as Albert Lemaster (b. Kentucky) and Malissa C. Vanhoose (b. Kentucky), the informant as Albert Lemaster of Barnetts Creek, Kentucky, and the burial place as Barnetts Creek.
      Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Roseanna Lemaster lived from 1927 to 1933, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. No headstone photos are provided.
    2. JOHN W. M. LEMASTER, b. 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John W. Lemaster was born in Johnson County to Ina Vonhoose.
    3. MARY S. LEMASTER, b. 1930, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary S. Lemaster was born in Johnson County to Marcia Vanhoose.
    4. ROBERT LEMASTER, b. 1933, Kentucky.
    5. ROSSETTI LEMASTER, b. 1936, Kentucky.
    6. JOE ALBERT LEMASTER, b. 1937, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Joe Albert Lemaster was born in Johnson County to Malissa C. Vanhoose.
    7. BERTHA LEMASTER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bertha Lemaster was born in Johnson County to Malissa Vanhosse.







JOHN JAMES "JAMES" LEMASTER, son of BENJAMIN F. LEMASTER and SARAH EMILY "EMILY" SMITH, was born January 21, 1884 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died April 28, 1918 in Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in E. Smith Cemetery in Morgan County, Kentucky. He married (1) (unknown). He married (2) MARTHA S. ROWLAND, daughter of JOHN FLOYD ROWLAND and MARY ELLEN SALYER, December 1, 1908 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born in June of 1892 in Morgan County, Kentucky. Martha Rowland married (2) HAMILTON BLEVINS.

Notes: John Floyd Rowland was the brother of Mary Katherine Rowland.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, John F. Rowland married Mary E. Salyer on October 5, 1889 in Morgan County.

According to his death certificate, John Floyd Rowland died July 22, 1941 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, from heart failure. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as January 7, 1870, his marital status as widowed, his wife as Mary Ellen Salyer, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Armstrong Rowland (b. Kentucky) and Elizabeth Dawson (b. Virginia), the informant as D. M. Rowland of Mima, and the burial place as Smith Creek.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James Lemaster married Martha S. Rowland on December 1, 1908 in Morgan County.

According to his death certificate, J. J. Lemasters died April 28, 1918 in Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, from typhoid fever. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as January 21, 1884, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his father as Ben Lemasters (b Kentucky), his mother's maiden name as Smith (b. Mima, Kentucky), the informant as S. Smith of Mima, and the burial place as E. Smith Cemetery.

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), John Roland is listed as the head of the household for house #66, he's a farmer, born in January of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in March of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 2 are still living, age 27), Martha S. (daughter, born in June of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), and Elizabeth (daughter, born in March of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1910), James Lemasters is listed as the head of the household for family #59, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 1 year, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Martha S. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 17), Floyd A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7 months) and Nancy E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7). They are living under the same roof as Martha's parents, and next to James' parents.

On page 33 of the 1920 census for District 14 (Halbert) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 23 & 24, 1920), Hamilton Blevins is listed as the head of the household for house #294, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Lizza (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Arville Lemaster (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Magaline Lemaster (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4), and Nancy Lemaster (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17).

On page 41 of the 1940 census for District 58-2 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 8, 1940), Elmer Castle is listed as the head of the household for house #327, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Madgelene (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 24), Elmer Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Gale (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Martha Rowland (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Morgan County, Kentucky, in 1935, 8th grade education, age 48).

    The child of JAMES LEMASTER and (unknown) is:

    1. NANCY E. LEMASTER, b. May 29, 1902, Kentucky, d. February 20, 1996, Marion, Marion County, Ohio, buried in Caledonia, Marion County, Ohio, m. HENRY FRANKLIN.

    The children of JAMES LEMASTER and MARTHA ROWLAND are:

    1. FLOYD ARVILLE LEMASTER, b. September 3, 1909, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Floyd A. Lemaster was born in September of 1909 [the transcripts say September 3, 1910] in Morgan County. His father is listed as J. J. Lemaster (b. Morgan County), and his mother's maiden name is listed as Rowland.
    2. ARLEN HASCAL LEMASTER, b. March 20, 1913, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. May 9, 1914, Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Arlin H. Lemaster was born March 20, 1913 in Morgan County to Martha Rowland.
      According to his death certificate, Arlen Hascal Lemaster died May 9, 1914 in Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, from tubercular meningitis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as March 20, 1913, his parents as Jas. Lemaster (b. Kentucky) and Martha Rowland (b. Kentucky), the informant as Jas. Lemaster of Mima, Kentucky, and the burial place as Smith Cemetery.
    3. MAGDALENE LEMASTER, b. January 7, 1916, Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. August 11, 1988, Marion, Marion County, Ohio, buried in Caledonia, Marion County, Ohio, m. ELMER R. CASTLE.







NANCY E. LEMASTER, daughter of JOHN JAMES "JAMES" LEMASTER and (unknown), was born May 29, 1902 in Kentucky, died February 20, 1996 in Marion, Marion County, Ohio, and is buried in New Caledonia Cemetery in Caledonia, Marion County, Ohio. She married HENRY FRANKLIN, son of MACDONALD "MAC" FRANKLIN and MINERVA SAMMONS, about 1920. He was born December 20, 1899 in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 23, 1973 in Marion, Marion County, Ohio, and is buried in New Caledonia Cemetery in Caledonia, Marion County, Ohio.

Notes: Henry Franklin was the brother of Nancy Franklin.

Mac Franklin was the brother of James Franklin.

Minerva Sammons was the sister of Ellen M. Sammons and Martha Sammons.

According to his obituary, Mac Franklin (age 78), son of Abe and Cynthia Webb Franklin, was a lifelong resident of Johnson County, Kentucky, and a resident of Thelma at the time of his death. He was born September 5, 1874, died July 30, 1953 in a local hospital, and was buried in Franklin Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Minerva Sammons Franklin; 4 sons, Henry Franklin (of Thelma), Estill Franklin (Thelma), Floyd Franklin (Thealka), and Freddie Franklin (Marion, Ohio); 4 daughters, Mrs. Ida Murphy (Ironton, Ohio), Mrs. Myrtle Van Hoose (Ashland, Kentucky), Mrs. Angie Wells (Williamsport), and Mrs. Nancy Welch (Thealka); 1 brother, Mames Franklin [sic] (Thealka); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Mahala Hall (Tomahawk, Kentucky) and Mrs. Minverva Delong (Van Lear); 29 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her obituary, Minerva Franklin Franklin (age 91), daughter of Tom and Nancy Sammons Franklin, was a lifelong resident of Johnson County, Kentucky, and a resident of Concord for several years prior to her death. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mack Franklin, in 1954. She was survived by 4 sons, Henry Franklin (of Marion, Ohio), Freddie Franklin (Marion), Estill Franklin (Paintsville), and Floyd Franklin (River); 4 daughters, Ila Tuff (Ironton, Ohio), Myrtle VanHoose (Russell), Nancy Welch (Concord), and Angie [no last name] (Indianapolis); 2 brothers, Tom Sammons (Meally) and Martin Sammons (Thelma); and 1 sister, Martha Davis (Huntington). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

When Henry Franklin's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was working for C. & O. Railroad in Thelma, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Nervie Franklin of Thelma, and that he was born December 20, 1899. He was found to be short and stout, and he had blue eyes and light brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Nancy Franklin lived from May 29, 1902 to February 20, 1996, and was buried in New Caledonia Cemetery in Caledonia, Marion County, Ohio, and that Henry Franklin lived from December 20, 1899 to February 23, 1973, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Nancy Lemaster Franklin was born May 29, 1902 in Kentucky, and died February 20, 1996 in Community Medical Center in Marion, Marion County, at the age of 93. Her father's surname is listed as Lemaster, her mother's maiden name as Rowland, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

According to his obituary, Henry Franklin (age 75), son of MacDonald and Minerva Sammons Franklin, moved to Marion, Ohio, in 1954, and retired from Marion Power Shovel in 1969. He was born in December of 1899 in Van Lear, Kentucky, and died February 23, 1973 in a Marion, Ohio, hospital, following a short illness. He was survived by his wife, Nancy Lemaster Franklin; 3 sons, Donald Franklin (of Marion), Jerry L. Franklin (Marion), and Jimmy Franklin (Marion); 3 daughters, Mrs. Arthur Bowman (Marion), Mrs. David Sublett (Bucyrus), and Mrs. Kennis Holbrook (Marion); 3 brothers, Floyd Franklin (Thealka), Estill Franklin (Paintsville), and Freddie Franklin (Marion); 3 sisters, Ila Murphy (Ironton), Murtie VanHoose (Ashland), and Nancy Welch (Thealka); 21 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Henry Franklin was born December 20, 1898, and died in February of 1973. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Marion, Marion County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Henry Franklin was born about 1900, and died February 23, 1973 in Marion General Hospital in Marion, Marion County, at the age of 73. He was married and living in Marion at the time of his death.

On page 17 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1900), Mac Franklin is listed as the head of the household for house #160, he's a farmer, born in May of 1876 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Manerva (wife, born in May of 1878 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 22), Ila (daughter, born in May of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Henry (son, born in November of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to Mac's parents.

On page 21 of the 1910 census for District 68 (Buffalo) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 4, 1910), Mac Franklin is listed as the head of the household for house #171, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Nervie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 35), Ila (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Nancy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Mertie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Angie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 34 (Buffalo) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 9 & 10, 1920), Mack Franklin is listed as the head of the household for house #77, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Nerve (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45), Ila (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), Henry (son, single, laborer - section hand, born in Kentucky, age 21), Nancy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Myrtie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Angie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Fredie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Estill (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Floyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 1 month).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Henry Franklin is listed as the head of the household for house #47, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 27), Mcdonald (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Francis (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Henry Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Bobby (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 42 of the 1940 census for District 58-2 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 8, 1940), Henry Franklyn is listed as the head of the household for house #326, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 38), Don (son, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 19), Frances (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Junior (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Bonnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Eschelene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Augustine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

    The children of NANCY LEMASTER and HENRY FRANKLIN are:

    1. MCDONALD "DONALD" FRANKLIN, b. December 27, 1920, McDowell, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. February 5, 1978, Marion, Marion County, Ohio, buried in Marion, Marion County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to his obituary, Don Franklin (age 57), son of Henry and Nancy Lemaster Franklin, had been a resident of Marion, Ohio, since 1959, a crane operator, a veteran of World War II, and a member of the D.A.V. He was born December 27, 1920 in McDowell, died February 5, 1978 in Marion General Hospital in Marion following a short illness, and was buried in Marion Cemetery. He was survived by his mother; 3 sons, Don Franklin Jr. (of Morral, Ohio), Benjamin Franklin (Marion), and Barry Franklin (Marion); 1 daughter, Phyllis (Gregory) Brown (Cincinnati, Ohio); 2 brothers, Jimmy Franklin (Marion) and Jerry Franklin (Marion); 3 sisters, Mrs. Arthur Bonman [sic] (Marion), Mrs. Keenis Holbrook (Marion), and Mrs. David Sublett (Burgess, Ohio); and 6 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. FRANCIS FRANKLIN, b. February 8, 1923, McDowell, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. October 20, 1953, m. FOSTER FRALEY.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Francis Franklin Fraley (age 30), daughter of Henry and Nancy Lemaster Franklin, was a resident of Thealka, Kentucky, at the time of her death. She was born February 8, 1923 in McDowell, Floyd County, Kentucky, died October 20, 1953 in a local hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was survived by her husband, Foster Fraley; 1 son, David Foster Fraley; 5 brothers, Don Franklin (of Williamsport), Henry J. Franklin (Marion, Ohio), Robert Franklin (Thelma, Kentucky), Jimmie Franklin (Thelma), and Jerry Franklin (Thelma); and 3 sisters, Bonnie Pack (Paintsville), Estaline Sublett (Dayton, Ohio), and Augustina Franklin (Thelma). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. HENRY FRANKLIN JR., b. July 29, 1925, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. November 21, 1969, Marion, Marion County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Henry Franklin was born July 29, 1925 in Floyd County to Nancy Lemaster.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Henry Franklin was born July 28, 1935, and died in November of 1969. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Henry Franklin was born about 1925, and died November 21, 1969 in Marion General Hospital in Marion, Marion County, at the age of 44. He was married and living in Marion at the time of his death.
    4. ROBERT FRANKLIN, b. October 29, 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 1966.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bob Franklin was born October 29, 1927 in Johnson County to Nancy Lemaster.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bob Franklin was born October 29, 1927, and died in September of 1966. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in North Carolina or West Virginia.
    5. BONNIE FRANKLIN, b. December 9, 1931, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 4, 2005, m. (1) (unknown first name) PACK, m. (2) ARTHUR BOWMAN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bonnie Franklin was born December 9, 1931 in Johnson County to Nancy Lemaster.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Bonnie Franklin Pack Bowman was born December 9, 1931 in Paintsville, Kentucky, and died October 4, 2005. Her last name was listed as Bonnie Franklin Pack in August of 1957, as Bonnie Bowman in October of 1965, and her parents are listed as Nancy E. Lemasters and Henry Franklin.
    6. ESTALENE FRANKLIN, b. 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DAVID SUBLETT.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Egtalene Franklin was born in Johnson County to Nancy Lemaster.
    7. AUGUSTINE FRANKLIN, b. 1938, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. KENNIS HOLBROOK.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Augustene Franklin was born in Johnson County to Nancy Lemasters.
    8. JIMMY R. FRANKLIN, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jimmy R. Franklin was born in Johnson County to Nancy Lemasters.
    9. JERRY L. FRANKLIN, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jerry L. Franklin was born in Johnson County to Nancy Lemaster.







MAGDALENE LEMASTER, daughter of JOHN JAMES "JAMES" LEMASTER and MARTHA S. ROWLAND, was born January 7, 1916 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, died August 11, 1988 in Marion, Marion County, Ohio, and is buried in New Caledonia Cemetery in Caledonia, Marion County, Ohio. She married ELMER R. CASTLE, son of COLUMBUS "LUM" CASTLE and CARRIE VANHOOSE. He was born February 2, 1911 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 26, 1985 in Marion, Marion County, Ohio, and is buried in New Caledonia Cemetery in Caledonia, Marion County, Ohio.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Columbus Castle (age 23) married Carrie Vanhoose (age 18) on April 4, 1902 in Johnson County.

According to his obituary, Columbus "Lum" Castle (age 90), son of Eli and Toal Castle, was a retired miner and a lifelong resident of Tutor Key, Kentucky. He was born February 17, 1877 in Tutor Key, died March 2, 1967 in Paintsville Clinic following an extended illness, and was buried in the cemetery in Tutor Key. He was survived by his wife, Carrie VanHoose Castle; 3 sons, Don Castle (of Tutor Key), Elmer Castle (Marion, Ohio), and Raymond Castle (Marion); 3 daughters, Mrs. Virgie Davis (Marion), Mrs. Tille Meade (Wittenville), and Mayrne Castle (Tutor Key); 2 brothers, John Castle (Meally) and Jessie Castle (Drift); 1 sister, Mrs. Tisha Butcher (Wabash, Indiana); 19 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her obituary, Carrie VanHoose Castle (age 86), daughter of the late Jessie and Jane Wiley VanHoose, was born August 6, 1883 in Tutor Key, died February 23, 1970 at home in Tutor Key, and was buried in VanHoose Cemetery in Tutor Key. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Columbus "Lum" Castle. She was survived by 3 sons, Elmer Castle (of Marion, Ohio), Raymond Castle (Marion), and Don Castle (Tutor Key); 3 daughters, Virgie Davis (Marion), Tellie Meade (Wittenville), and Miss Mammie Castle (Tutor Key); 1 sister, Emma Scarberry (Columbus, Ohio); 19 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary E. Lemaster was born January 7, 1916 in Morgan County to Martha Rowland.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Elmer Castle was born February 2, 1911 in Johnson County to Carrie Vanhoose.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstone (photo 2) shows that Magdalene Castle lived from 1916 to 1988, and was buried in New Caledonia Cemetery in Caledonia, Marion County, Ohio, and that Elmer R. Castle lived from 1911 to 1985, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Magdalene Castle was born January 7, 1916, and died August 11, 1988. She received her Social Security card in 1953-1954 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Marion, Marion County, Ohio.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Magdalene Lemaster Castle was born January 7, 1916 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died August 11, 1988. Her parents are listed as Jim Lemaster and Martha Rowland.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Elmer Castle was born February 2, 1911, and died in December of 1985. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Marion, Marion County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Elmer R. Castle was born about 1911 in Kentucky, and died December 26, 1985 in Marion General Hospital in Marion, Marion County, at the age of 74. He was married and living in Marion at the time of his death.

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 44 (Mingo) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 5 & 6, 1920), Columbus Castle is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Carrie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Virgie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Mamie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Don C. C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Elmer (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Addie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Raymond (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Tela (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Lum Castle is listed as the head of the household for house #32, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Carrie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 42), Mamie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), Don (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 21), Elmer (son, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 19), Eddie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Raymond (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Telia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Emma L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 41 of the 1940 census for District 58-2 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 8, 1940), Elmer Castle is listed as the head of the household for house #327, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Madgelene (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 24), Elmer Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Gale (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Martha Rowland (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Morgan County, Kentucky, in 1935, 8th grade education, age 48).

    The children of MAGDALENE LEMASTER and ELMER CASTLE are:

    1. ELMER GERVIN CASTLE, b. February 11, 1934, Thealka, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 19, 2005, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Elmer J. Castle was born February 11, 1934 in Johnson County to Maggalene Lennaster.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Elmer Gervin Castle was born February 11, 1934 in Thealka, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died October 19, 2005. His parents are listed as Magadeline Lemaster and Elmer Castle.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Elmer G. Castle was born February 11, 1934, and died October 19, 2005 in Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital at the age of 71. His father's surname is listed as Castle, his mother's maiden name as Castle, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and he was married and living in Marion, Marion County, Ohio, at the time of his death.
    2. GAIL CASTLE, b. 1937, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gail Castle was born in Johnson County to Magdalene Lemaster.
    3. PHYLLIS ANN CASTLE, b. September 14, 1939, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 3, 1939, Muddy Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Tutor Key, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Phyllis A. Castle was born September 14, 1939 in Johnson County to Madeline Lemaster.
      According to her death certificate, Phyllis Ann Castle died December 3, 1939 in Muddy Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, from infantile paralysis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 14, 1939, her parents as Elmer Castle (b. Kentucky) and Magdalene Lemaster (b. Kentucky), the informant as Elmer Castle of Thealka, Kentucky, and the burial place as Tutor Key.







JOHN LEMASTER, son of CATHERINE CANTRELL and RICHARD LEMASTER, was born about 1852 in Kentucky, and died October 23, 1932 in Pickaway County, Ohio. He married MINERVA FRANCES "MIMA" SMITH, daughter of ELISHA SMITH and MARY DYER, May 13, 1871 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born January 11, 1856 in Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died September 5, 1944 in Pickaway County, Ohio.

Notes: Mima Smith was the sister of Elijah Smith.

According to Kentucky birth records, Minerva Frances Smith was born January 11, 1856 in Paint, Morgan County, to Elisha Smith and Mary Dyer. The midwife was Anna Trusty.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, John Lemaster married Mima F. Smith on May 13, 1871 in Morgan County.

According to Ohio death records, John Lemaster died October 23, 1932 in Pickaway County.

According to Ohio death records, Mima Lemaster died September 5, 1944 in Pickaway County.

On pages 33 & 34 of the 1860 census for District 1 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 21 & 22, 1860), Elisha Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #206, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Mary (born in Kentucky, age 38), David (born in Kentucky, age 20), Catharine (born in Kentucky, age 18), Ibby (born in Kentucky, age 16), John N. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Mary J. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Mimah (born in Kentucky, age 6), Elijah (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Virginia (born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On page 7 of the 1870 census for Precinct 7 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 8, 1870), Mary Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #49, she's keeping house, born in Kentucky, and she's 48 years old. Also listed are John (works on farm, born in Kentucky, age 21), Mary Jane (born in Kentucky, age 16), Mima F. (born in Kentucky, age 14), Elijah (born in Kentucky, age 12), Virginia (born in Kentucky, age 10), and Mary Smith (born in Tennessee, age 87).

On page 13 of the 1880 census for District 88 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1880), John Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #267, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Jemimah F. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Rufus (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Catherine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2). They are living next to John's mother, and Mima's parents are in house #265.

On pages 2 & 3 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), John Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #17, he's a farmer, born in 1848 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 28 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Gemima (wife, born in January of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 28 years, she's given birth to 13 children and 10 are still living, age 45), William H. (son, born in January of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Perlina (daughter, born in April of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), John R. (son, born in June of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Lonzo (son, born in March of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Mirty (daughter, born in January of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Ora (son, born in October of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), Catherine Hill (daughter, married, born in June of 1878 in Kentucky, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 4 children and 2 are still living, age 22), Wiley B. Hill (son-in-law, married, farm laborer, born in March of 1864 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Ellen Hill (granddaughter, born in February of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and John L. Hill (grandson, born in December of 1899 in Kentucky, age 6 months).

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 2, 1910), John Lemasters is listed as the head of the household for family #143, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 38 years, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Mima F. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 13 children and 10 are still living, age 53), Perlina (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), John R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Lonzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Myrtie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Ora (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 98 (Jackson Township) in Pickaway County, Ohio (dated January 7 & 8, 1920), John Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #58, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Frances (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 63), Perlina (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 31), Ora (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 20), and Hazel Ball [Myrtle's daughter] (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1 year 10 months).

On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 65-12 (Jackson Township) in Pickaway County, Ohio (dated April 2, 1930), John Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #128, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 80 years old. Also listed are Mima F. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 77), Perlina (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 41), Ora A. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 30), and Hazel F. Ball (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 17 of the 1940 census for District 65-17 (Jackson) in Pickaway County, Ohio (dated April 1940), Ora Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #170, he's a farm laborer, single, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Minnie Frances (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 2nd grade education, age 85), Perlina (sister, single, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 5th grade education, age 53), Emerson Johnson (nephew, married, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 5th grade education, age 24), Hazel Frances Johnson (niece, married, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 22), Robert Johnson (son, born in Ohio, age 3), Donald Johnson (son, born in Ohio, age 2), and Marvin R. Johnson (son, born in Ohio age 0 months). Emerson Johnson was the son of Ora's sister, Sarah.

    The children of JOHN LEMASTER and MIMA SMITH are:

    1. MARY LEMASTER, b. 1873, Kentucky, d. before 1892, m. JAMES A. BLANTON.
    2. JAMES RUFUS "RUFUS" LEMASTER, b. June 7, 1874, Relief, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. August 31, 1955, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (1) EMAZELA ROWLAND, m. (2) SARAH JANE ADKINS.
    3. KATHERINE "KATIE" LEMASTER, b. June 1878, Kentucky, d. after 1940, m. WILEY B. HILL.
    4. WILLIAM HARGUS LEMASTER, b. December 3, 1883, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. September 5, 1962, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, m. MALISSA C. MONTGOMERY.
    5. SARAH VIRGINIA LEMASTER, b. February 15, 1885, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 6, 1955, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, buried in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, m. DAVID JOHNSON.
    6. PERLINA LEMASTER, b. April 1887, Kentucky.
    7. JOHN RICHARD "RICHARD" LEMASTER, b. June 7, 1889, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. April 12, 1969, Pickaway County, Ohio, buried in Pickaway County, Ohio, m. LUCY SPARKS.
    8. LONZY LEMASTER, b. March 19, 1892, Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. November 19, 1941, Soldier, Carter County, Kentucky, m. MARY WEAVER.
    9. MYRTLE LEMASTER, b. January 3, 1895, Kentucky, d. September 5, 1918, Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Morgan County, Kentucky, m. JESSE SHERIDAN "SHERIDAN" BALL.
    10. ORA A. LEMASTER, b. October 23, 1899, Kentucky, d. August 30, 1962, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.
      Notes: When Ora Lemasters' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was working in the timber industry, that his closest relative was his parents of Crockett, Morgan county, and that he was born October 23, 1899. He was found to be short, and he had gray eyes and dark-colored hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ora Lemaster was born about 1899, and died August 30, 1962 in Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 63. He was never married and living in Columbus at the time of his death.







MARY LEMASTER, daughter of JOHN LEMASTER and MINERVA FRANCES "MIMA" SMITH, was born about 1873 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died before 1892. She married JAMES A. BLANTON, son of ELIAS BLANTON and MINERVA MCCARTY, January 15, 1887 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born October 7, 1866 in Kentucky, died April 7, 1924 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky. James Blanton married (2) ORPHA LEE EVANS, daughter of BENJAMIN P. EVANS and SARAH ELIZABETH "SALLY" FYFFE, about 1892. She was born September 23, 1870 in Kentucky, died November 16, 1961 in Harold, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Salyer Cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 162 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 Jim Blanton married (1) Mary Lemasters, and married (2) Orgie Evans [sic].

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James P. Lemaster (2nd marriage, age 35) married Sarah Evans (2nd marriage, age 37) on March 12, 1880 in Johnson County.

According to her obituary, Mrs. Polly Ann Evans Estep (age 80), daughter of the late Ben and Sarah Elizabeth Fyffe Evans, was a lifelong resident of Flat Gap, Kentucky. She died March 5, 1949 at home in Flat Gap, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was survived by 2 sons, Walter Estep (of Flat Gap) and Ambers J. Estep (Flat Gap); 2 daughters, Martha Estep (Flat Gap) and Sarah Jane Cantrill (Flat Gap); 1 brother, J. W. Evans (Meally, Kentucky); and 1 sister, Orpha Blanton (Hite, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Mary Lemaster married James A. Blanton on January 15, 1887 in Morgan County.

According to his death certificate, Jim Blanton died April 7, 1924 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from bronchopneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as October 7, 1874, his marital status as married, his occupation as teamster, his parents as Elias Blanton (b. Kentucky) and Manerva McCarty (b. Kentucky), the informant as J. E. Blanton of Kenwwood, and the burial place as Manila, Kentucky.

According to her death certificate, Orpha Evans Blanton died November 16, 1961 in Harold, Floyd County, Kentucky, from heart failure. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 23, 1870, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Ben Evans (deceased) and Sally Fife (deceased), the informant as Bill Blanton, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Flat Gap, Kentucky.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Orpha Blanton died November 16, 1961, and was buried in Salyer Cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. Orpha's parents are buried in the same cemetery, with her father's death date being listed as December of 1876. No headstone photos are provided.

On page 20 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 7, 1870), Benjamin P. Evans is listed as the head of the household for house #140, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Sally (born in Kentucky, age 23), Vincent S. (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Polly A. (born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 7 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1880), James Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #54, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 36), Vince Evans (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), Marry A. Evans (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Orpy Lee Evans (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), James W. Evans (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Sarah M. Lemaster (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), William R. Lemaster (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Henry C. Lemaster (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), Ellen P. Lemaster (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Thomas M. Lemaster (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Linna A. Lemaster (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 9 of the 1900 census for District 26 (Magisterial District No. 6) in Fayette County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Jas. A. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #70, he's a section hand for the railroad, born in October of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Orfery (wife, born in May of 1878 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 22), Willie (son, born in June of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Ella (daughter, born in January of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Gracie (daughter, born in February of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), Virgie (daughter, born in May of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1), and John E. (son, born in March of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 8 (Mud) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 17, 1920), James S. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #113, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Orpha L. [hard to read] (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 47), Elias (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Sarah M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Virgie (daughter, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, age 20), Orpha M. (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On pages 14 & 15 of the 1930 census for District 36-27 (Magisterial District No. 7) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 12 & 16, 1930), William Blantin is listed as the head of the household for house #135, he's a blacksmith in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Tennie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 13, age 40), Gracie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 14), Eugene (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Orpha (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 58).

On pages 25 & 26 of the 1940 census for District 36-29 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1940), Emmit Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #193, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Orpha (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 24), Joan (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Emma L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Orpha Blanton (grandmother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Pike County, Kentucky, in 1935, 4th grade education, age 68).

    The child of MARY LEMASTER and JAMES BLANTON is:

    1. JOHN EDWARD BLANTON, b. February 14, 1887, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 11, 1940, Martin, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Amba, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. MYRTLE (unknown last name).
      Notes: There was a John E. Blanton who married Myrtle Blanton.
      According to his death certificate, John Edd Blanton died January 11, 1940 in Martin, Floyd County, Kentucky, from toxic poison from a carbuncle on his neck. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, Kentucky, his birth date as February 14, 1887, his marital status as married, his wife as Myrtle Blanton, his occupation as farmer, his parents as James Blanton (b. Johnson County) and Mary Lemaster (b. Morgan County), the informant as Bud Blanton of Drift, Kentucky, and the burial place as Amba.
      John Edward Blanton's obituary, found on the obituary page of the Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website: "After suffering for some time from a carbuncle on the back of his neck, John Edward Blanton, of Amba, died at his home Thursday. He was 52 years old. The victim was a native of Johnson County, the son of the late James and Mary Lemaster Blanton. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Myrtle Blanton, 3 sons, Forest Blanton, Cecil Blanton, and Archie Blanton; five daughters, Mrs. Zeal Johnson, Mrs. Hassell Hampton and Misses Lily, Madge, and Helen Blanton, all of Amba. Funeral services were held Saturday, and burial was made in the Amba cemetery."

    The children of JAMES BLANTON and ORPHA EVANS are:

    1. WILLIAM BLANTON, b. June 1894, Kentucky, m. TENNIE (unknown last name), 1912. She was b. 1890, Kentucky.
    2. ELLA BLANTON, b. January 1896, Kentucky.
    3. GRACIE BLANTON, b. February 1898, Kentucky.
    4. VIRGIE BLANTON, b. May 1899, Kentucky.
    5. ELIAS BLANTON, b. 1904, Kentucky.
    6. SARAH M. BLANTON, b. 1905, Kentucky.







JAMES RUFUS "RUFUS" LEMASTER, son of JOHN LEMASTER and MINERVA FRANCES "MIMA" SMITH, was born June 7, 1874 in Relief, Morgan County, Kentucky, died August 31, 1955 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky. He married (1) EMAZELA ROWLAND, daughter of JOHN ROWLAND and SARAH JANE STURGEON, June 7, 1894 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born about 1876 in Kentucky. He married (2) SARAH JANE ADKINS, daughter of WILLIAM RILEY ADKINS and SARAH ELLEN BOLEN, November 17, 1890 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born April 20, 1875 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died May 31, 1946 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Emazela Rowland was the sister of Dicy Rowland and Daniel Rowland.

John Rowland was the brother of Armstrong Rowland, Mahala Jane Rowland, and Sarah Catherine Rowland.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, William R. Adkins married Sarah Ellen Bolin on April 20, 1874 in Morgan County.

According to his death certificate, John Rowland died May 16, 1918 in Newcomb, Elliott County, Kentucky, from cardiac dropsy. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Floyd County, Kentucky, his birth date as September 7, 1841, his marital status is blank, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Daniel Rowland and Emma Lemaster (b. Johnson County, Kentucky), the informant as F. R. Hill of Eldrige, Kentucky, and the burial place as Hill Private Burial Grounds.

According to his death certificate, Armstrong Rowland died May 10, 1943 in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, from pneumonia and senility, and he had had a cerebral hemorrhage 5 years prior. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Morgan County, his birth date as February 15, 1869, his marital status is blank, his occupation as farmer, his parents as John Rowland (b. Johnson County) and Jane Stergen (b. Johnson County), the informant as Eskell Rowland of Red Bush, and the burial place as Red Bush.

According to his death certificate, Daniel Rowland died April 3, 1935 in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, from Brights disease. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Morgan County, Kentucky, his age as 68 years 11 months, his marital status as married his wife as Randa Rowland, his occupation as farmer, his father as John Rowland (b. Kentucky), his mother's maiden name as Sturgen (b. Kentucky), the informant as Randa Rowland, and the burial place as John Holbrook Cemetery.

According to his death certificate, Elijah Rowland died July 1, 1960 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, from possible bronchial pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as October of 1882, his marital status as never married, his occupation as retired farmer, his parents as John Rowland and Jane Sturgent, the informant as Pat Smith, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Mima.

According to Kentucky birth records, Sarah J. Adkins was born April 20, 1875 in Morgan County. Her father is listed as William R. Adkins (b. Kentucky), and her mother's maiden name as Bolin (b. Kentucky).

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Rufus Lemaster married Emazela Rowland on June 7, 1894 in Morgan County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James R. Lemaster married Sarah J. Adkins on November 17, 1890 in Morgan County.

When James Ruphus Lemaster's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Lacy, Magoffin County, that his closest relative was Sarah J. Lemaster of Lacy, and that he was born June 7, 1873. He was found to be of medium height and stout build, and he had gray eyes and light-colored hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

According to his death certificate, James Rufus Lemaster died August 31, 1955 at home in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from disordered heart action. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as June 7, 1874, his marital status as widowed, his parents as John Lemaster and Mima Smithe, the informant as Albert Lemaster, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, James Rufus Lemaster was born June 7, 1874 in Relief, Morgan County, Kentucky. His parents are listed as John Lemaster and Jemima Smith.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James R. Lemaster died August 31, 1955 in Johnson County at the age of 81. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Sarah Jane Adkins Lemaster died May 31, 1946 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Disordered Heart Action - Died Suddenly." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as April 20, 1875, her marital status as married, her husband as James R. Lemaster (age 72), her parents as William R. Adkins (b. Kentucky) and Ellen Bolen (b. Kentucky), the informant as James R. Lemaster of Paintsville, and the burial place as Mima, Kentucky.

According to her obituary, Sarah Jane Lemaster (age 71) died suddenly on May 31, 1946 at home in Southside [Paintsville], with funeral services being held on June 3, 1946 in the Morgan County home of her daughter. She was survived by her husband, James R. Lemaster; 3 sons, John Riley Lemaster (of Southside), Albert Lemaster (Southside), and Manford Lemaster (McArthur, Ohio); and 2 daughters, one in Ohio, and one in Mima, Kentucky. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Sarah J. Lemaster died May 31, 1946 in Johnson County at the age of 71. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On pages 12 & 13 of the 1880 census for District 88 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1880), John Rowland is listed as the head of the household for house #262, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Sarah Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 40), Eda E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Armstrong (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Ruth C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Emma Z. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Daniel (son, born in Kentucky, age 1). Rufus Lemaster is with his family in house #267.

On page 1 of the 1880 census for District 88 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1880), Riley Adkins is listed as the head of the household for house #166, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 23), Solomon (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Sarah J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), James H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Mary A. (daughter, born in February of 1880 in Kentucky, age 4 months).

On pages 2 & 3 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Rufus Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #18, he's a farmer, born in June of 1872 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in April of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 24), John R. (son, born in August of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Mirty A. (daughter, born in June of 1899 in Kentucky, age 11 months). They're living next to Rufus' parents.

On page 22 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1900), John Roland is listed as the head of the household for house #175, he's a farmer, born in September of 1841 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 39 years, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in August of 1840 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 39 years, she's given birth to 11 children and 5 are still living, age 59), and Elijah (son, born in March of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16).

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 149 (Coffee) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), James Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #22, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Ohio, 2nd marriage, married for 13 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Sarah J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 13 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 36), John R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Myrtle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Manford (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 2, 1920), Rufus J. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Sarah J. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Ohio, mother born in Virginia, age 45), John R. (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Manford (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Ella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 65-16 (Muhlenberg Township) in Pickaway County, Ohio (dated April 11, 1930), Rufus J. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #66, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, first married at age 22, and he's 56 years old. Also listed is Sarah J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, first married at 21, age 55).

On page 60 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1940), Rufus Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #540, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 65 years old. Also listed is Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 65).

    The children of RUFUS LEMASTER and SARAH ADKINS are:

    1. JOHN RILEY LEMASTER, b. August 12, 1897, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. November 23, 1954, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. TELLA MONTGOMERY.
    2. MYRTLE A. LEMASTER, b. June 1899, Kentucky, m. (1) JAMES RAMEY, m. (2) (unknown first name) MANBEVERS.
      Notes: The fact that Myrtle Lemaster was first married to James Ramey comes from her brother John's obituary.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mirtie A. Manbevers was born June 18, 1899, and died in July of 1991. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Londonderry, Ross County, Ohio.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Myrtle Lemaster Manbevers was born June 18, 1899 in Chillicothe, Ohio, and died in July of 1991. Her name was listed as Myrtle Manbevers on September 17, 1990, and her father's surname is listed as Lemaster.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Myrtle Lemaster Manbeavers was born June 18, 1898 in Kentucky, and died July 27, 1991 in Southern Ohio Medical Center-Mercy in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 93. Her father's surname is listed as Lemaster, and she was widowed at the time of her death.
    3. ALBERT LEMASTER, b. February 2, 1901, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 29, 1982, River, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in River, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MYRTLE MAE DAVIS.
    4. MANFORD LEMASTER, b. August 3, 1903, Kentucky, d. July 12, 1987, Logan, Hocking County, Ohio, buried in Swan Township, Vinton County, Ohio, m. FANNIE CANTRELL.
    5. ELLA F. LEMASTER, b. September 31, 1910, Kentucky, d. March 1, 1976, Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. MALCOLM JENNINGS "MACK" SMITH.







JOHN RILEY LEMASTER, son of JAMES RUFUS "RUFUS" LEMASTER and SARAH JANE ADKINS, was born August 12, 1897 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died November 23, 1954 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married TELLA MONTGOMERY, daughter of FARISH MONTGOMERY and SARAH SKAGGS. She was born May 30, 1903 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died January 14, 2002 in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: When John R. Lemasters' World War I draft registration card was filled out in Magoffin County, Kentucky [undated], he stated that he was working for J. R. Lemasters in Lacey, Kentucky, that his closest relative was J. R. Lemasters, and that he was born August 12, 1897 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes and light brown hair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that John Riley Lemaster lived from August 12, 1897 to November 23, 1954, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Tella Montgomery Lemaster lived from May 30, 1903 to January 14, 2002, and was buried in the same cemetery. Sons Jesse and James are buried there as well.

According to his death certificate, John R. Lemaster died November 23, 1954 at home in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from coronary occlusion. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Morgan County, Kentucky, his birth date as August 12, 1897, his marital status as married, his parents as James Lemaster and Sarah Jane Adkins, the informant as James E. Lemaster, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Paintsville.

According to his obituary, John R. Lemaster (age 57), son of Rufus and Sarah Jane Adkins Lemaster, was an employee of C. & O. Railroad. He was born August 12, 1897 in Morgan County, and died suddenly on November 23, 1954 at home in Southside. He was preceded in death by his mother; and 1 son, Jesse Albert Lemaster, who died in service during World War II. He was survived by his father; his wife, Tella Montgomery Lemaster; 1 son, James E. Lemaster (of Paintsville); 2 daughters, Mrs. Herbert Burton (Whitesburg) and Wanda Ruth Lemaster (at home); 2 brothers, Albert Lemaster (Whitehouse) and Manford Lemaster (Creo, Ohio); and 2 sisters, Mrs. James Ramey (Circleville, Ohio) and Mrs. Mack Smith (Ezel, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, John R. Lemaster was born August 12, 1897, and died November 23, 1954.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John R. Lemaster died November 23, 1954 in Johnson County at the age of 57. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Tella Montgomery Lemaster (age 98), daughter of the late Farrish and Sarah Skaggs Montgomery, was born May 30, 1903 in Magoffin County, died January 14, 2002 in Highlands Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Riley Lemaster. She was survived by 1 son, James "Lemon" Lemaster (of Paintsville); 2 daughters, Maudie Burton (of Paintsville) and Wanda Powers (Louisville); 1 sister, Alice Howard (Paintsville); 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), Harm Gillem is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 35 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Malisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is no longer living, age 35), Harm Montgomery (nephew, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), and Tella Montgomery (boarder, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 60 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1940), John Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #544, he's a laborer doing road construction for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Tallie (wife, born in Kentucky, 2nd grade education, age 36), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Jessie (daughter [sic], born in Kentucky, age 14), and Maudie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9). John's parents are in house #540.

    The children of JOHN LEMASTER and TELLA MONTGOMERY are:

    1. JAMES EDWARD "LEMON" LEMASTER, b. September 14, 1923, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. October 5, 2008, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RUTH SUBLETT.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James E. Lemaster was born September 14, 1923 in Magoffin County to Tella Montgomery.
      According to his obituary, James Edward "Lemon" Lemaster (age 85), son of the late John Riley and Tella Montgomery Lemaster, was a driver for Paintsville Cleaners, a U.S. Army Veteran, and a resident of Paintsville at the time of his death. He was born September 14, 1923 in Magoffin County, died October 5, 2008 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Ruth Sublett Lemaster; and 2 sisters, Maudie Burton (of Paintsville) and Wanda Powers (Louisville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. JESSE ALBERT LEMASTER, b. December 27, 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 27, 1944, Philippines, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jessie A. Lemaster was born December 27, 1944 in Johnson County to Tella Montgomery.
      According to his obituary, Private Jesse Albert Lemaster, son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Lemaster, was born December 27, 1925, and died December 27, 1944, his 19th birthday, in the Philippine War Zone during World War II. He was in the Marine Corps and died aboard a ship while being evacuated to Guam. In addition to his parents, he was survived by 1 brother, James Lemaster; 2 sisters, Mrs. Maude Burton and Wanda Ruth Lemaster; and a grandfather, James Rufus Lemaster. (Found on the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. MAUDIE LEMASTER, b. 1931, Kentucky, m. HERBERT BURTON.
    4. WANDA RUTH LEMASTER, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) POWERS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wanda R. Lemaster was born in Johnson County to Tella Montgomery.







GOLDIE HILL, daughter of KATHERINE "KATIE" LEMASTER and WILEY B. HILL, was born July 4, 1911 in Kentucky, died November 24, 1956 in Ohio, and is buried in Muhlenberg Township Cemetery in Darbyville, Pickaway County, Ohio. She married ELI E. ADKINS on November 3, 1926 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born August 20, 1903 in Kentucky, died November 22, 1951 in Knox County, Ohio, and is buried in Muhlenberg Township Cemetery in Darbyville, Pickaway County, Ohio

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Goldie Hill married Eli Adkins on November 3, 1926 in Morgan County.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Goldie Adkins lived from July 4, 1911 to November 24, 1956, and was buried in Muhlenberg Township Cemetery in Darbyville, Pickaway County, Ohio, and that Eli E. Adkins lived from August 20, 1903 to November 22, 1951, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Goldie Adkins died November 24, 1956.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Eli Adkins died November 22, 1951 in Knox County.

On page 8 of the 1940 census for District 44-2 (Decatur) in Lawrence County, Ohio (dated April 11, 1940), Eli Adkins is listed as the head of the household for house #57, he's a laborer doing road construction, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Pickaway County, Ohio, in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Goldie (wife, born in Kentucky, 2nd grade education, age 29), James (son, born in Ohio, age 4), and Mary (daughter, born in Ohio, age 1).

    The children of GOLDIE HILL and ELI ADKINS are:

    1. JAMES ADKINS, b. 1936, Ohio.
    2. MARY M. ADKINS, b. April 9, 1939, Darbyville, Pickaway County, Ohio, d. October 13, 2002, m. (unknown first name) KEATON.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Mary M. Adkins Hill was born April 9, 1939 in Darbyville, Ohio, and died October 13, 2002. Her name was listed as Mary M. Keaton in July of 1958, and her parents are listed as Goldia Hill and Eli Adkins.







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