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FARISH MONTGOMERY, son of FRANCIS J. "FRANKIE" CANTRELL and MILES MONTGOMERY, was born about 1875 in Kentucky, and died before 1910. He married SARAH SKAGGS, daughter of ARTHUR SKAGGS and LUCINDA RIGGSBY, August 8, 1888 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born about 1875 in Kentucky, and died before 1910.

Notes: Sarah Skaggs was the sister of Cora Roberta Skaggs, Dockie S. Skaggs, Dicie Skaggs, and reportedly the sister of Callie Skaggs.

Farish and Sarah Skaggs Montgomery must have died prior to 1910, as their children are found living with various families.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Arther Scaggs married Lucinda Riggsby on July 2, 1866 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, Arthur Skaggs died February 25, 1929 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "Kidneys." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as September 15, 1849, his marital status is blank, his parents as Peter Skaggs (b. Kentucky) and Clerindia Prints (b. Kentucky), the informant as D. S. Skaggs of Tella, Kentucky, and the burial place as Skaggs Cemetery.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Farris Montgomery married Sarah Skaggs on August 8, 1888 in Magoffin County at the home of M. Montgomery. The witnesses were Benjamin Montgomery and Alva Montgomery, and the minister was Thomas Howard.

On page 28 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1880), Arter Scaggs is listed as the head of the household for house #227, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Scinda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 29), Lourderma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Kansas (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Marry (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Robbert (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 16 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1900), Farish Montgomery is listed as the head of the household for house #130, he's a farmer, born in 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 25), Loney (son, born in May of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Ballard (son, born in March of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Nancey E. (daughter, born in September of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Leony (daughter, born in April of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Mary (daughter, born in December of 1899 in Kentucky, age 5 months).

On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Arthur Skeggs is listed as the head of the household for house #86, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 42 years, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Loucenda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and 5 are still living, age unreadable), Dockey S. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Leona Montgomery (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Dockey Montgomery (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3).

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 6 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), Eli Tackett is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 30 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Pega (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 50), Mauda Montgomery (boarder, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), and Bruce Howard (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11 [19?]).

On page 26 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), John Phipps is listed as the head of the household for house #124, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Dicie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 2 are still living, age 30), Lida M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Arland (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Nathan Montgomery (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

On page 18 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1920), Eli Tackett is listed as the head of the household for house #153, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Peggie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 62), Derice (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 41), Mary (daughter [in-law], married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), and Maude Montgomery (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15).

    The children of FARISH MONTGOMERY and SARAH SKAGGS are:

    1. LONNIE MONTGOMERY, b. January 10, 1890, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. October 28, 1967, buried in Coon Creek, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. VIRGIE DOVE "DOVE" JENKINS.
    2. BALLARD MONTGOMERY, b. March 1892, Kentucky.
    3. NANCY ELLEN "ELLEN" MONTGOMERY, b. May 12, 1894, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. November 14, 1993, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) MACK DONAL BLANTON, m. (2) LEANDER BLAIR.
    4. LEONA MONTGOMERY, b. April 1896, Kentucky, d. February 26, 1951, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, m. HARKINS MONTGOMERY.
    5. MARY ALICE "ALICE" MONTGOMERY, b. March 21, 1899, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. August 9, 2003, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LEE HOWARD.
    6. TELLA MONTGOMERY, b. May 30, 1903, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 14, 2002, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOHN RILEY LEMASTER.
    7. MAUDE MONTGOMERY, b. March 9, 1904, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. November 27, 1970, Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana, buried in Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana, m. GERMAN HELTON.
    8. DOCKIE M. MONTGOMERY, b. November 25, 1906, Kentucky, d. November 27, 1992, Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, buried in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, m. SOUTHA JANE RUSSELL.
    9. NATHANIEL "ANNEL" MONTGOMERY, b. July 25, 1909, Kentucky, d. January 27, 1980, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, m. HASSIE MARIE RUSSELL.







ELLA F. LEMASTER, daughter of JAMES RUFUS "RUFUS" LEMASTER and SARAH JANE ADKINS, was born September 31, 1910 in Kentucky, and died March 1, 1976 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married MALCOLM JENNINGS "MACK" SMITH, son of WILLIAM WALKER SMITH and MAHALA A. HILL, about 1929. He was born April 12, 1902 in Kentucky, and died February 17, 1978 in Morgan County, Kentucky. Malcolm Smith married (1) LIZZIE SKAGGS.

Notes: A son of Malcolm Jennings Smith and Lizzie Skaggs was Kenneth Jennings Smith, who married Rosa Bell Smith, daughter of Thomas Henry Smith and Oma Parks.

According to his obituary, Kenneth Jennings "Papaw" Smith Sr. (age 82), son of the late Malcolm Jennings and Lizzie Skaggs Smith, was born August 25, 1924 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 6, 2005 in University of Kentucky Medical Center, and was buried in Elijah Smith Cemetery in Morgan County. In additon to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 son, William Eugene Smith; 1 daughter, Betty Louise Smith; 1 brother, Wendell Smith; his step-mother, Elle Lemaster Smith; and 1 grandson, Joe Frank Banks. He was survived by his wife of 62 years, Rosa B. Smith; 2 sons, Kenneth J. Smith Jr. (of Auburn, Alabama) and Roger (Donna) Smith (Cynthiana); 5 daughters, Anna Ruth Roberts (Prescott, Arizona), Cathy Lee Coffey (Cynthiana), Oma E. (James) Ballard (Paris), Barbara A. (Carl) Kinne (Paris), and Eleanora Marie (James) Hixon (Frankfort); 2 sisters, Thelma (John) Adams (Wellington) and Sarah Robbins (Paw Paw, Michigan); 23 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ella Smith was born September 31, 1910, and died in March of 1976. She received her Social Security card in 1956-1957 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ella F. Smith died March 1, 1976 in Morgan County at the age of 65. She was living in Morgan County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Malcom Smith was born April 12, 1902, and died in February of 1978. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Malcolm G. Smith died February 17, 1978 in Morgan County at the age of 75. He was living in Morgan County at the time of his death.

On page 29 of the 1930 census for District 98-6 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1930), Malcolm J. Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #249, he's the manager of a mining store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 19), Thelma L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Kenneth (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Bonny Hamilton (servant, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 88-17 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1940), Malcome Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #160, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Plla [sic] (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 28), Thelma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Kenneth (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Wendell (son, born in Kentucky, age 5). They are living next to Malcolm's parents.

    The children of ELLA LEMASTER and MACK SMITH are:

    1. WILLIAM JAMES SMITH, b. May 30, 1930, Pike County, Kentucky, d. June 2, 1930, Keyser, Pike County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William J. Smith was born May 30, 1930 in Pike County to Ella Lemaster.
      According to his death certificate, William James Smith died June 2, 1930 in Keyser, Pike County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "Brain fever Due to Convulsions." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as May 30, 1930, his parents as Mack Smith (b. Kentucky) and Ella Lemaster (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mack Smith of Big Shoal, and the burial place as Paintsville, Kentucky.
    2. SARAH SMITH, b. 1932, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ROBBINS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Sarah A. Smith was born in Morgan County to Ella Lemaster.
    3. WENDALL CLIFFORD SMITH, b. July 26, 1934, Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. December 27, 2002, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Wendall Clifford Smith was born July 26, 1934 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died December 27, 2002. His parents are listed as Ella F. Lemaster and Malcom J. Smith.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Wendall C. Smith was born July 26, 1934, and died December 27, 2002. He received his Social Security card in 1951-1952 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.







ADA MONTGOMERY, daughter of KINDLE MONTGOMERY and FLORENCE ELIZABETH PHIPPS, was born April 19, 1915 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died April 15, 1989 in Rowan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Head of Coon Creek Cemetery in Coon Creek, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married BILL GREEN BLANTON, son of NANCY ELLEN "ELLEN" MONTGOMERY and MACK DONAL BLANTON. He was born December 14, 1909 in Kentucky, died May 9, 1971 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Head of Coon Creek Cemetery in Coon Creek, Magoffin County, Kentucky. Bill Green Blanton married (1) ROSY B. (unknown last name) about 1927. She was born about 1912 in Kentucky.

Notes: Bill Blanton of Magoffin County is listed as a surviving half-brother in Lester Blair's obituary.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ada Montgomery was born April 27, 1915 in Magoffin County to Florence Phipps.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Ada Blanton lived from April 19, 1915 to April 15, 1989, and was buried in Howard Family Cemetery in Bloomington, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and that Bill Blanton lived from December 14, 1908 [he's 4 months old in the 1910 census] to May 9, 1971, and was buried in the same cemetery. Son Carson, daughter Alpha, and Ada's parents were buried in the same cemetery. Howard Family Cemetery is also known as Head of Coon Creek Cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ada Blanton was born April 19, 1915, and died April 15, 1989. She received her Social Security card in 1964 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ada Blanton died April 15, 1989 in Rowan County at the age of 73. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bill Blanton was born December 14, 1910, and died in May of 1971. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Green Blanton is listed as the head of the household for family #35, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 16, and he's 19 years old. Also listed is Rosy B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 18). They're living under the same roof as Green's parents.

On page 4 of the 1940 census for District 77-4B in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1940), Bill Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #30, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has no formal education, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Ada (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 4th grade education, age 24), Cairson (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Popet M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Void (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Alpha G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of BILL BLANTON and ADA MONTGOMERY are:

    1. CARSON BLANTON, b. 1933, Kentucky.
    2. POPET M. BLANTON, b. 1935, Kentucky.
    3. VOID BLANTON, b. 1936, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Void Blanton was born in Magoffin County to Ada Montgomery.
    4. ALPHA GAY BLANTON, b. November 13, 1938, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 10, 1941, Everett, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Alpha G. Blanton was born November 13, 1938 in Magoffin County to Ada Montgomery.
      According to her death certificate, Alpha Gay Blanton died March 10, 1941 in Everett, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from empyema due to lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as November 13, 1938, her parents as Bill Blanton (b. Magoffin County) and Ada Montgomery (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Mack Blanton of Plutarch, Kentucky, and the burial place as Gillam Cemetery.







BENJAMIN E. CONLEY, son of JAMES A. CONLEY and LINNIE SUSAN B. MUSICK, was born June 24, 1879 in Kentucky, and died April 11, 1955 in Lincoln County, Kentucky. He married INA (unknown last name) about 1900. She was born about 1880 in Kentucky.

Notes: When Ben E. Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Stanford, Lincoln County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Waynesburg, Lincoln County, that his closest relative was Ina Conley of Waynesburg, and that he was born June 24, 1879. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ben E. Conley died April 11, 1955 in Lincoln County at the age of 75. He was living in Lincoln County at the time of his death.

On page 16 of the 1900 census for District 37 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1900), Benjamin Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #126, he's a farmer, born in October of 1856 in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Mary L. (wife, born in June of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 36), Josie (daughter, born in August of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), Ada (daughter, born in April of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Amma (daughter, born in March of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Mahala (daughter, born in March of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Julia (daughter, born in January of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Katie (daughter, born in August of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Lydia C. (daughter, born in December of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Winnie (daughter, born in September of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), and Bennie Conley (nephew, servant, born in June of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20). Mary's parents are in house #77.

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 116 (Middle Fork) in Martin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), John Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a brakeman for the railroad, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Maud (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 22), Grace (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Jerry (son, born in Kentucky, age 6 months), Ben Conley (boarder, widowed, team driver moving logs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), Willie (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Nancy Music (servant, divorced, servant for a private family, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 12 children and 10 are still living, age 54).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 82 (Waynesburg) in Lincoln County, Kentucky (dated January 5 & 6, 1920), Ben Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #35, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Ina (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35), and Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 14). Ben's niece, Nettie, is in house #25.

On page 29 of the 1930 census for District 69-3 (Stanford) in Lincoln County, Kentucky (dated May 10, 1930), Ben Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #297, he's a grocery salesman, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 50 years old. Also listed is Innie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 48).

On page 19 of the 1940 census for District 69-3 in Lincoln County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1940), Ben Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #165, he's the proprieter of a grocery store, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Lincoln County in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 60 years old. Also listed is Ina (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 60).

    The child of BENJAMIN CONLEY and INA (unknown last name) is:

    1. WILLIE CONLEY, b. 1905, Kentucky.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







WILLIAM WESLEY "WESLEY" CONLEY, son of JAMES A. CONLEY and LINNIE SUSAN B. MUSICK, was born March 31, 1877 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died April 24, 1956 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Abbott Creek, Floyd County, Kentucky. He married HATTIE ELIZABETH MERRITT, daughter of EDWARD MERRITT and BIDDIE DOTSON, about 1899. She was born in May of 1882 in Kentucky, died July 30, 1966 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Abbott Creek, Floyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Hattie Elizabeth Merritt was the sister of Cleo Merritt, who had a child with Emmanuel "Manuel" Fitzpatrick. She was also the sister of Sarah Ellen Merritt, Lewis Merritt, William "Bill" Merritt, and of Mary Alice Merritt, who married Edgar Hannah, son of Isaac Harmon Hannah and Lydia Margaret Arms.

When William Wesley Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a carpenter working for Elkhorn Piney Coal Company in Weeksburg, Floyd County, that his closest relative was Hattie Elizabeth Conley of Bonanza, Floyd County, and that he was born March 31, 1877. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Wesley Conley died April 24, 1956 in Floyd County at the age of 79. He was living in Floyd County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Hattie Conley was born May 21, 1882, and died October 15, 1966. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Blue River, Floyd County, Kentucky.

On page 13 of the 1900 census for District 37 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), William Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #101, he's a farmer, born in March of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 1 year, and he's 23 years old. Also listed is Hattie (wife, born in May of 1882 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, no children, age 18). Hattie's parents are in house #89.

On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 62 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (date unreadable), Wesley W. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #14, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Hattie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 27), and Tommy (son, born in Kentucky, age [unreadable]). They are living close to Wesley's father.

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 63 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), Edward Merritt is listed as the head of the household for house #21, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 7 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Ann (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 7 years, she hasn't had any children, age 50), Clee [Cleo] (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 23), Lewis (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 22), Henry (son, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 21), Jackson (son, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 15), William (son, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 12), Mary A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 10), and Anis Merritt [Eunice Fitzpatrick] (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 15 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 12, 1920), Wesley Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #81, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Hattie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 37), Tommie (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Mary Merritt (sister-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 27 of the 1930 census for District 36-28 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1930), Wes Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #242, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 53 years old. Also listed is Hattie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 48).

On page 8 of the 1940 census for District 36-4 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1940), Wesley Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #70, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 63 years old. Also listed is Hattie (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 58).

    The child of WESLEY CONLEY and HATTIE MERRITT is:

    1. THOMAS EDWARD CONLEY, b. January 5, 1901, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. February 1, 1974, buried in Silver Lake, Kosciusko County, Indiana, m. MYRTLE BEATRICE MANN.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







ALBERT LEMASTER, son of JAMES RUFUS "RUFUS" LEMASTER and SARAH JANE ADKINS, was born February 2, 1901 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 29, 1982 in River, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Davis-Borders-Wallen Cemetery in River, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married MYRTLE MAE DAVIS, daughter of ENOCH DAVIS and LILLIAN GULLETT, about 1929. She was born February 15, 1912 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 3, 1958 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, and is buried in Davis-Borders-Wallen Cemetery in River, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Myrtle Mae Davis was the half-sister of Arthur Gullett.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Enoch Davis (age 27) married Lillie Gullett (2nd marriage, age 23) on November 17, 1900 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Myrtle M. Davis was born February 15, 1912 in Johnson County to Lillia Gullett.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Albert and Myrtle Mae Davis Lemaster were both buried in Davis-Borders-Wallen Cemetery on the Johnson/Lawrence County line. No headstone photos are provided. Sons Paul and David were buried there as well.

According to his obituary, Albert Lemasters (age 81), son of James Rufus and Sara Jane Adkins [sic], was a retired railroader and miner. He was born February 2, 1901 in Johnson County, died October 29, 1982 at home in River, and was buried in Borders Cemetery in River. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Mae Davis, in 1958. He was survived by 3 daughters, Anna Wallen (of River), Verna Marie Diller (Columbus, Ohio), and Geraldine Shannon (Chapman); 1 brother, Manford Lemasters (McArthur, Ohio); 1 sister, Myrtle Manbeavers (Portsmouth, Ohio); 14 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, Albert Lemasters was born February 2, 1901, and died in October of 1982. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in River, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Albert Lemasters died October 29, 1982 in Johnson County at the age of 81. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Myrtle May Davis Lemaster (age 47), daughter of the late Enoch and Lillian Gullet Davis [sic], was born February 2, 1911 in Paintsville, died in October of 1858 in a Huntington, West Virginia, hospital, following an illness of 1 month, and was buried in Wallins Cemetery in River. She was survived by her husband, Albert Lemaster; 1 son, Paul R. Lemaster (of River); 3 daughters, Mrs. Gervin Wallin (Columbus, Ohio), Mrs. Robin Diller (Columbus), and Miss Geralidine Lemaster (at home); 1 brother, Edgar Davis (Idaho); 1 sister, Mrs. Fred Phillips (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania); 1 half-brother, Arthur Gullett (Paintsville); and 6 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Myrtle Mae Davis Lemaster was born about 1911, and died October 3, 1958 in Huntington, Cabell County, at the age of 47. Her parents are listed as Enoch Davis and Lillian Gullett, and she was married at the time of her death.

On page 24 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), Albert Lemasters is listed as the head of the householf for house #212, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 28, and he's 29 years old. Also listed is Myrtle (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 18). They are living next to Albert's brother, Manford.

    The children of ALBERT LEMASTER and MYRTLE DAVIS are:

    1. PAUL RUFUS LEMASTER, b. July 29, 1930, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 8, 1975, River, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Lawrence County, Kentucky, m. ROBERTA BOOTH, October 20, 1951.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Paul Rufus Lemaster (age 45), son of Albert Lemaster and the late Myrtle Mae Davis Lemaster, was born July 29, 1930 in Paintsville, died December 8, 1975 at home in River following a sudden illness, and was buried in Borders Cemetery in River. In addition to his father, he was survived by his wife, Roberta Booth Lemaster, whom he married on October 20, 1951; 2 sons, Paul Michael Lemaster (of River) and Ricky Allen Lemaster (at home); 2 daughters, Teresa Lynn Lemaster (at home) and Melissa Ann Lemaster (at home); 3 sisters, Anna (Gervin) Wallen (River), Verna (Rollin) Diller (Columbus), and Geraldine (Billy Don) Shannon (Louisa, Kentucky); and 1 grandson. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. ELLA ANNA "ANNA" LEMASTER, b. April 21, 1933, Pickaway County, Ohio, d. July 13, 1996, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Ohio, m. GERVIN WALLEN.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Anna Lemaster Wallen (age 63), daughter of the late Albert and Myrtle Davis Lemaster, was a resident of Lockbourne, Ohio, at the time of her death. She was born April 21, 1933 in Pickaway County, Ohio, died July 13, 1996 in Mt. Carmel Medical Center, and was buried in Floral Hills Cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 brother, Paul Lemaster; 1 sister, Verna Diller; and 1 granddaughter, Cassandra. She was survived by her husband, Gervin Wallen; 4 sons, Wayne Wallen (of Columbus, Ohio), Donald Wallen (Orient), Roger Wallen (Galion, Ohio), and Ronald Wallen (Lockbourne); 2 daughters, Beverly Cox (Lockbourne) and Brenda Rayburn (Lockbourne); 17 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ella Annie Lemaster Wallen was born April 21, 1933 in Pickaway County, Ohio, died July 13, 1996 in Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 63. Her father's surname is listed as Lemaster, her mother's maiden name as Davis, and she was married at the time of her death.
    3. BOBBY LOYD LEMASTER, b. June 15, 1938, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 13, 1938, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bobby L. Lemaster was born June 15, 1938 in Johnson County to Myrtle Davis.
      According to his death certificate, Bobby Loyd Lemaster died July 13, 1938 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "There was no doctor Present. Child was found dead in bed. Unknown." Also on this certificate, his birth date is listed as June 15, 1938, his parents as Albert Lemaster (b. Magoffin County) and Myrtle Davis (b. Johnson County), the informant as Albert Lemaster of Paintsville, and the burial place as Hencliff Cemetery.
    4. DAVID LEMASTER, b. March 6, 1954, d. March 6, 1954, buried in Lawrence County, Kentucky.
    5. VERNA MARIE LEMASTER, m. ROLLIN DILLER.
    6. GERALDINE LEMASTER, m. BILLY DON SHANNON.







MANFORD LEMASTER, son of JAMES RUFUS "RUFUS" LEMASTER and SARAH JANE ADKINS, was born August 3, 1903 in Kentucky, died July 12, 1987 in Logan, Hocking County, Ohio, and is buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Swan Township, Vinton County, Ohio. He married FANNIE CANTRELL about 1929. She was born January 1, 1914 in Kentucky, died December 3, 1974 in Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, and is buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Swan Township, Vinton County, Ohio.

The Alonzo Cantrell family Notes: Information found on findagrave.com shows that Manford and Fannie Lemaster were both buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Vinton County, Ohio. No headstone photos are provided.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Manford Lemaster was born August 3, 1903, and died in July of 1987. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in McArthur, Vinton County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Manford Lemaster was born about 1904 in Kentucky, and died July 12, 1987 in Hocking Valley Community Hospital in Logan, Hocking County, at the age of 83. He was widowed and living in Vinton County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Fannie Lemaster was born January 1, 1914, and died in December of 1974. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in McArthur, Vinton County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Fannie E. Lemaster was born about 1914, and died December 3, 1974 in Doctors Hospital in Nelsonville, Athens County, at the age of 60. She was married at the time of her death.

On page 24 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), Manford Lemasters is listed as the head of the householf for house #212, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 26 years old. Also listed is Fanny (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 17). They are living next to Manford's brother, Albert.

On page 15 of the 1940 census for District 82-14 (Swan Township) in Vinton County, Ohio (dated May 11, 1940), Manford Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #144, he's a laborer in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, born in Kentucky, he was living in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, in 1935, he has a 2nd grade education, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Fannie (wife, born in Kentucky, 2nd grade education, age 26), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Sarah (daughter, born in Ohio, age 7), Betty (daughter, born in Ohio, age 6), Robert (son, born in Ohio, age 4), and Edward (son, born in Ohio, age 6 months).

    The children of MANFORD LEMASTER and FANNIE CANTRELL are:

    1. JAMES LEMASTER, b. 1930, Kentucky (deceased).
    2. SARAH LEMASTER, b. 1933, Ohio (deceased), m. (unknown first name) COLEMAN.
    3. BETTY ANN LEMASTER, b. April 27, 1934, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, d. October 16, 2011, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, m. EUGENE COLEMAN.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Betty Ann LeMaster Coleman (age 77), daughter of the late Manford and Fannie Cantrell LeMaster, was a resident of McArthur, Ohio, at the time of her death. She was born April 27, 1934 in Circleville, died October 16, 2011 in Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, and was buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, James Lemaster and Robert LeMaster; 1 sister, Sara Coleman; and 1 infant sister, Marlene LeMaster. She was survived by her husband, Eugene Coleman; 2 sons, Ronald Carol Coleman (of McArthur) and James Coleman (Jackson); 4 daughters, Donna (Russell) Enderle (Logan), Darlene (Greg) Taylor (Beaver), Mary Perkins (Jackson), and Lori Coleman (McArthur); 1 brother, Bill LeMaster (Allensville); 3 sisters, Martha Coleman (McArthur), Bonnie Butcher (McArthur), and Mary LeMaster (McArthur); 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. ROBERT LEMASTER, b. 1936, Ohio (deceased).
    5. EDWARD LEMASTER, b. 1939, Ohio.
    6. MARY LEMASTER, b. January 16, 1949, Vinton County, Ohio, d. December 8, 2012, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, buried in Swan Township, Vinton County, Ohio.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Mary LeMaster (age 64), daughter of the late Manford and Fannie Cantrell LeMaster, was a resident of McArthur, Ohio, at the time of her death. She was born January 16, 1949 in Vinton County, died December 8, 2012 in Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, and was buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Swan Township. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, James LeMaster and Robert LeMaster; 3 sisters, Sarah Coleman, Betty Coleman, and Marlene Lemaster; and 2 brothers-in-law, Calvin Coleman and Arnold Coleman. She was survived by 1 brother, William (Jeanette) LeMaster (of McArthur); 2 sisters, Martha LeMaster Coleman (McArthur) and Bonnie LeMaster (Pete) Butcher (McArthur); and 1 brother-in-law, Eugene Coleman. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    7. WILLIAM LEMASTER, m. JEANETTE (unknown last name).
    8. MARTHA LEMASTER, m. (unknown first name) COLEMAN.
    9. MARLENE LEMASTER (deceased).
    10. BONNIE LEMASTER, m. PETE BUTCHER.







KATHERINE "KATIE" LEMASTER, daughter of JOHN LEMASTER and MINERVA FRANCES "MIMA" SMITH, was born in June of 1878 in Kentucky, and died after 1940. She married WILEY B. HILL on July 4, 1896 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born in March of 1864 in Kentucky, and died before 1940.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Catherine Lemaster married Wiley B. Hill on July 4, 1896 in Morgan County.

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 22 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), Wiley B. Hill is listed as the head of the household for house #158, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Katie wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 12 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 4 are still living, age 28), Ellen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Johnie L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Leander (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Wince (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 206 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 12, 1920), Wiley B. Hill is listed as the head of the household for house #32, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Katie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 42), Johnie (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Lee (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Winson (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), GoLda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Richard (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 8 months), and Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 71-9 (Franklin Township) in Ross County, Ohio (dated April 2, 1930), W. B. Hill is listed as the head of the household for family #20, he's a retired farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 69 years old. Also listed are Katie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 56), Lee (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Wince (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Richard (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 16 of the 1940 census for District 71-41 (Springfield Township) in Ross County, Ohio (dated April 12, 1940), Katherine Hill is listed as the head of the household for house #151, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Pickaway County, Ohio, in 1935, she has a 6th grade education, and she's 65 years old. Also listed are Lee (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Pickaway County in 1935, 7th grade education, age 32), Richard (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Pickaway County in 1935, 6th grade education, age 27), Pete Woods (son-in-law, married, farm laborer, born in Ohio, he was living in rural Pickaway County in 1935, 7th grade education, age 24), Mary Woods (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 25), and William Woods (son [sic], born in Ohio, age 1).

    The children of KATIE LEMASTER and WILEY HILL are:

    1. ELLEN HILL, b. February 1898, Kentucky, d. February 27, 1967, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Darbyville, Pickaway County, Ohio, m. GEORGE WASHINGTON FYFFE.
    2. JOHN L. HILL, b. December 17, 1898, Kentucky, d. September 15, 1973, Pike County, Ohio, buried in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, m. MARY B. FYFFE.
    3. LEANDER HILL, b. 1906, Kentucky.
    4. WINSTON HILL, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    5. GOLDIE HILL, b. July 4, 1911, Kentucky, d. November 24, 1956, Ohio, buried in Darbyville, Pickaway County, Ohio, m. ELI E. ADKINS.
    6. RICHARD HILL, b. December 30, 1912, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. June 11, 1991, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Richard Hill was born December 30, 1912 in Morgan County to Katey Leeimaster.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Richard Hill was born December 30, 1912 in Kentucky, and died June 11, 1991 at home in Circleville, Pickaway County, at the age of 78. He was widowed at the time of his death.
    7. MARY HILL, b. May 7, 1915, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. July 9, 2007, Clinton County, Ohio, m. PETE WOODS. He was b. 1916, Ohio.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary Hill was born May 7, 1915 in Morgan County to Katie Lemaster.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Mary Hill Woods was born May 7, 1915 in Kentucky, and died July 9, 2007 at home in Clinton County at the age of 92. Her father's surname is listed as Hill, and she was widowed at the time of her death.
    8. WILLIE HILL, b. March 31, 1919, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. January 7, 1921,Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Willey Hill was born March 31, 1919 in Morgan County to Katey Smith.
      According to his death certificate, Willie Hill died January 7, 1921 in Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, from rheumatism. Also on this certificate, his birthdate is listed as January 7, 1921 [mistake], his age as 1 year 10 months 1 day, his father as Wiley Hill (b. Kentucky), his mother's maiden name as Lemasters (b. Kentucky), the informant as W. B. Hill of Crockett, and the burial place as J. C. Ferguson Cemetery.







ELLEN HILL, daughter of KATHERINE "KATIE" LEMASTER and WILEY B. HILL, was born in February of 1898 in Kentucky, died February 27, 1967 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Muhlenberg Township Cemetery in Darbyville, Pickaway County, Ohio. She married GEORGE WASHINGTON FYFFE on November 24, 1917 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born November 14, 1884 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died August 28, 1967 in Pike County, Ohio, and is buried in Muhlenberg Township Cemetery in Darbyville, Pickaway County, Ohio. George Fyffe married (1) EVIE ISON.

Notes: George Washington Fyffe was reportedly the son of John M. Fyffe and Elizabeth G. Fraley. His daughter from his 1st marriage - Mary - married his brother-in-law from his 2nd marriage - John.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, George Fyffe married Evie Ison on October 17, 1910 in Morgan County. It must have been 1909, as George and Evie are found married for 1 year in the 1910 census.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Ellen Hill married George Fyffe on November 24, 1917 in Morgan County.

When George Washington Fyffe'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 working in the timber industry in Crockett, Kentucky, that he had a dependent wife and children, and that he was born November 14, 1884. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes, black hair, and a crippled hand.

When George Washington Fyffe's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 25, 1942 in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, he stated that he was working for Owen-Ames-Kimball Company at Lockbourne Air Base in Lockbourne, Franklin County, Ohio, that the person who would always know his address was Cecil Fyffe, and that he was born November 14, 1884 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 7 inches tall, he weighed 150 pounds, and he had blue eyes, gray hair, and a light complexion.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Ellen and George Fyffe were both buried in Muhlenberg Township Cemetery in Darbyville, Pickaway County, Ohio. No headstone photos are provided.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ellen Tyffe [sic] was born about 1898, and died February 27, 1967 in Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 69. She was married and living in Columbus at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, George Fyffe was born November 14, 1884, and died in August of 1967. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, George W. Fyffe was born about 1885, and died August 28, 1967 in Pike County Hospital Medical Center in Pike County at the age of 82. He was widowed and living in Ross County at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Evie Ison Fyffe died September 22, 1916 in Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, from "quick consumption." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Elliott County, her birth date as December 6, 1888, her marital status as married, her parents as Mart Ison (b. Elliott County) and Mary Fraley (b. Elliott County), the informant as Andrew Fyffe of Crockett, Kentucky, and the burial place as Ison Cemetery.

On pages 24 & 25 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 12, 1900), Enoch Ball is listed as the head of the household for house #193, he's a farmer, born in September of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in February of 1862 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 38), George M. (son, born in July of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Enoch (son, born in May of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Rosa (daughter, born in August of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Marin D. (son, born in June of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Wain (son, born in December of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Jessa C. (son, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Albert (son, born in December of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Rachel (daughter, born in May of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and George Fyffe (servant, day laborer, born in November of 1884 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 23 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), George Fyffe is listed as the head of the household for house #162, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 1 year, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Eava (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 19), and Mary B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 months). There is also a Hugh Fyffe living under the same roof, but he's listed as the head of his family. Hugh is 23 and living by himself. Hugh is living 2 houses away from George and family in Ross County, Ohio, in 1930.

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 206 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 1920), George W. Fyffe is listed as the head of the household for house #11, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Ellen (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), Mary B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Cecil (son, born in Kentucky, age 5). Ellen's parents are in house #32.

On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 71-9 (Franklin Township) in Ross County, Ohio (dated April 2, 1930), George Fyffe is listed as the head of the household for house #10, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Ellen (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 32), Cecile (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Gladys (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Ada (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Opal (son, born in Ohio, age 6), Ottie (son, born in Ohio, age 4), and Leslie (son, born in Ohio, age 1). Ellen's parents are in house #20.

On page 4 of the 1940 census for District 65-20 (Darbyville) in Pickaway County, Ohio (dated April 17, 1940), George Fyffe is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a laborer for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Pickaway County in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Ellen (wife, born in Kentucky, 1st grade education, age 42), Ada (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Opal (son, born in Ohio, age 16), Leslie (son, born in Ohio, age 11), Howard (son, born in Ohio, age 8), Luther (son, born in Ohio, age 3), and Robert (son, born in Ohio, age 6).

    The children of ELLEN HILL and GEORGE FYFFE are:

    1. GLADYS FYFFE, b. June 14, 1920, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. January 13, 1996, Pickaway County, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) BAILEY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gladys Fyffe was born June 14, 1920 in Morgan County to Ellen Hill.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Gladys Fyffe Bailey was born June 14, 1920 in Kentucky, and died January 13, 1996 at home in Pickaway County at the age of 75. Her father's surname is listed as Fyffe, her mother's maiden name as Hill, and she was widowed at the time of her death.
    2. ADA FYFFE, b. March 9, 1922, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) SHADE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Adia Fyffe was born March 9, 1922 in Morgan County to Ellen Hill.
    3. OCAL FYFFE, b. November 23, 1923, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, d. June 12, 1994, Pasco County, Florida.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Ocal Fyffe was born November 23, 1923 in Chillicothe, Ohio, and died June 12, 1994. His parents are listed as Ellen Hill and George W. Fyffe.
      According to Florida death record transcripts, Ocal Fyffe was born November 23, 1923, and died June 12, 1994 in Pasco County at the age of 70
    4. OTTIE FYFFE, b. 1926, Ohio.
    5. LESLIE FYFFE, b. 1929, Ohio.
    6. HOWARD FYFFE, b. 1932, Muhlenberg, Pickaway County, Ohio, d. July 4, 2011, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Franklin County, Ohio, m. JANICE MANNING.
      Notes: Acccording to his obituary found online, Howard Fyffe (age 79), son of the late George and Ellen Hill Fyffe, was a resident of Columbus, Ohio, at the time of his death. He was born in Muhlenberg, Ohio, died July 4, 2011, and was buried in Obetz Cemetery. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Manning Fyffe, 4 brothers, Ocal Fyffe, Leslie Fyffe, Luther Fyffe, and Marvin Fyffe; and 2 sisters, Gladys Bailey and Ada Shade. He was survived by 2 sons, Howard "Butch" Fyffe and Arthur Fyffe; 4 daughters, Debbie Fyffe, Denise Fyffe, Brenda (Paul) McCallister, and Jennifer (Kenny) Minniear; 2 brothers, Robert Fyffe and Sam Fyffe; and 5 grandchildren.
    7. ROBERT FYFFE, b. 1934, Ohio.
    8. LUTHER FYFFE, b. 1937, Ohio.
    9. SAM FYFFE.







JOHN L. HILL, son of KATHERINE "KATIE" LEMASTER and WILEY B. HILL, was born December 17, 1898 in Kentucky, died September 15, 1973 in Pike County, Ohio, and is buried in Evergreen Union Cemetery in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio. He married MARY B. FYFFE, daughter of GEORGE WASHINGTON FYFFE and EAVY ISON, about 1923. She was born January 11, 1910 in Kentucky, died March 5, 1984 in Fairfield County, Ohio, and is buried in Evergreen Union Cemetery in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio.

Notes: Mary Fyffe was the daughter of John Hill's brother-in-law, George Washington Fyffe, and his 1st wife, Evie Ison.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that John Hill lived from December 17, 1898 to September 15, 1973, and was buried in Evergreen Union Cemetery in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, and that Mary B. Hill lived from January 11, 1910 to March 5, 1984, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John Hill was born December 12, 1898, and died in September of 1973. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, John Hill was born about 1899, and died September 15, 1973 in Pike County Hospital Medical Center in Pike County at the age of 74. He was married and living in Pike County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mary Hill was born January 11, 1910, and died in March of 1984. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Rushville, Fairfield County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Mary B. Hill was born about 1910 in Kentucky, and died March 5, 1984 at home in Fairfield County at the age of 74. She was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 71-9 (Franklin Township) in Ross County, Ohio (dated April 2, 1930), John Hill is listed as the head of the household for house #7, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 13, age 20), Floyd (son, born in Ohio, age 5), and Everett (son, born in Ohio, age 2). John's sister Ellen is in house #10, and his parents are in house #20.

On page 4 of the 1940 census for District 65-20 (Darbyville) in Pickaway County, Ohio (dated April 17, 1940), John Hill is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Pickaway County in 1935, he has a 2nd grade education, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 30), Floyd (son, born in Ohio, age 14), Everett (son, born in Ohio, age 12), Pauline (daughter, born in Ohio, age 9), Kathryn (daughter, born in Ohio, age 6), and Johnny Jr. (son, born in Ohio, age 4). John's sister, Ellen, is in house #38.

    The children of JOHN HILL and MARY FYFFE are:

    1. FLOYD HILL, b. 1925, Ohio.
    2. PERCY EVERETT HILL, b. September 24, 1927, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, d. March 18, 2004, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Percy Everett Hill was born September 24, 1927 in Chillicothe, Ohio, and died March 18, 2004. His parents are listed as John Hill and Mary Fyffe.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Percy Everett Hill was born September 24, 1927 in Ohio, and died March 18, 2004 in Ohio State University Medical Center at the age of 76. His father's surname is listed as Hill, his mother's maiden name as Fyffe, and he was widowed and living in Pike County at the time of his death.
    3. PAULINE HILL, b. 1931, Ohio.
    4. KATHRYN HILL, b. 1934, Ohio.
    5. JOHN HILL JR., b. September 30, 1935, Darbyville, Pickaway County, Ohio, d. December 30, 1974, Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, John Hill Jr. was born September 30, 1935in Darbyville, Ohio, and died December 30, 1974. His parents are listed as John Hill and Mary B. Fyffe.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, John Hill was born September 30, 1935 in Ohio, and died December 30, 1974 in Adena Regional Medical Center in Waverly, Pike County, at the age of 67. His father's surname is listed as Hill, his mother's maiden name as Fyffe, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, and he was married and living in Waverly at the time of his death.







SARAH VIRGINIA LEMASTER, daughter of JOHN LEMASTER and MINERVA FRANCES "MIMA" SMITH, was born February 15, 1885 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 6, 1955 in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, and is buried in Smith Cemetery in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia. She married DAVID JOHNSON, son of JACOB JOHNSON and LIDDIE M. WHEELER, April 19, 1900 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born February 5, 1879 in Kentucky, died April 17, 1942 in Scott Depot, Kanawha County, West Virginia, and is buried in Smith Cemetery in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Jacob Johnson died September 16, 1915 in Elkfork, Morgan County, Kentucky, from dropsy. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Lawrence County, Kentucky, his birth date as January 18, 1850, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as John Johnson (b. North Carolina) and Nancy Deboard (b. North Carolina), the informant as Elihu Johnson of Elamton, and the burial place as James Ferguson Cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Liddie Wheeler Johnston died March 9, 1922 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, from double pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as June 15, 1853, her marital status as married, her parents as Steven Wheeler (b. Kentucky) and Ritter Bomen (b. Kentucky), the informant as T. H. Johnston [T. H. Johnson] of West Liberty, and the burial place as Ferguson Graveyard.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Sarah V. Lemaster married David Johnson on April 19, 1900 in Magoffin County at the home of John Lemaster. The witnesses were Jacob Johnson and G. W. Wheeler, and the minister was Isaac H. Coffee.

When David Johnson's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Putnam County, West Virginia, he stated that he was a farmer in Scott Depot, Putnam County, that his closest relative was "Sarah V. Johnson (wife)" of Scott Depot, and that he was born February 5, 1879. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Sarah V. Johnson lived from February 15, 1885 to August 6, 1955, and was buried in Smith Cemetery in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, and that David Johnson lived from February 5, 1879 to April 17, 1942, and was buried in the same cemetery. Daughter Liddie, daughter Mimie, son David, and daughter Mary are buried there as well.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Sarah Virginia Lamaster Johnson was born February 15, 1885 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 6, 1955 in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, at the age of 70, and was buried in Smith Cemetery. Her parents are listed as John Lamaster and Minnie Smith, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, David Johnson was born February 5, 1879 in West Virginia, died April 17, 1942 in Scott Depot, Kanawha County, West Virginia, and was buried in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia. His parents are listed as Jacob Johnson (b. Kentucky) and Leddie Wheeler (b. West Virginia), and he was married at the time of his death.

On page 17 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 12, 1880), Jessee Hay is listed as the head of the household for house #136, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in North Carolina, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Mary L. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 32), Harmon (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Sarah E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Lyda A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Disa A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Jacob Johnson (brother-in-law, married, works on farm, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28), Lyda M. Johnson (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 23), Elihu Johnson (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Alfred Johnson (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Andrew Johnson (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and David Johnson (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 3 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1900), Dave Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #19, he's a farmer, born in February of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 0 years, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Sarah V. (wife, born in February of 1885 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 0 years, she hasn't had any children, age 15), Catherine Lemaster (grandmother, widowed, born in May of 1821 [1831] in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 79), and Sarah "(B)" [bedridden?] (aunt, single, born in April of 1864 in Kentucky, age 36). They are living next to Sarah's parents.

On pages 27 & 28 of the 1910 census for District 192 (Precinct 1) in Wolfe County, Kentucky (dated May 5, 1910), David Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Sarah V. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 25), Liddy F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Pearlie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Mima (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 111 (Scott) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated January 30, 1920), David Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #64, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Sarah V. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 34), Lydia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Pearlie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Mima (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Everett (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Emberson (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 6 months), and Myrtle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 3 months).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 40-11 (Scott) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated April 9, 1930), David Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Sarrah V. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 45), Everett M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), John E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Myrtle C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Mary (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 10), Ora B. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 7), Blanch (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 4), and David L. (son, born in West Virginia, age 2).

On page 11 of the 1940 census for District 40-12 (Scott) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated April 26, 1940), David Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #2, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Putnam County in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Sarah V. (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 55), Ora B. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 16), Blanch V. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 14), David L. (son, born in West Virginia, age 12), and James A. Harvey (grandson, born in West Virginia, age 8).

    The children of SARAH LEMASTER and DAVE JOHNSON are:

    1. LIDDIE F. JOHNSON, b. March 10, 1901, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. September 21, 1987, Powellton, Fayette County, West Virginia, buried in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, m. RALPH RAY LARCK.
    2. PEARL EMMA JOHNSON, b. July 27, 1902, Kentucky, d. November 4, 1985, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, buried in Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia, m. HARRY LEE CHAPMAN.
    3. MIMIE ELLEN JOHNSON, b. May 9, 1909, Wolfe County, Kentucky, d. March 19, 1994, Tehama County, California, buried in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, m. HERSHEL CHARLES TAYLOR.
    4. EVERETT JOHNSON, b. 1911, Kentucky.
    5. JOHN EMERSON "EMERSON" JOHNSON, b. July 24, 1915, Breathitt County, Kentucky, d. October 10, 1998, Pickaway County, Ohio, m. HAZEL FRANCES BALL.
    6. MYRTLE C. JOHNSON, b. 1918, Kentucky.
    7. MARY MARIE JOHNSON, b. January 13, 1921, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, d. January 22, 1997, Vinton, Gallia County, Ohio, m. JAMES H. NIDA. He was b. 1919, d. 1978, buried in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Mary Marie Johnson Nida was born January 13, 1921 in Scott Depot, West Virginia, and died January 22, 1997. Her name was listed as Mary Marie Nida on March 25, 1983, and her parents are listed as Sarah V. Lemaster and David Johnson.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mary M. Nida was born January 13, 1921, and died January 22, 1997. She received her Social Security card in 1967 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Vinton, Gallia County, Ohio.
    8. ORA B. JOHNSON, b. 1923, West Virginia.
    9. BLANCH V. JOHNSON, b. 1926, West Virginia.
    10. DAVID LOWELL JOHNSON, b. March 4, 1927, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, d. June 20, 2000, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, buried in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, David L. Johnson Sr. was born March 4, 1927, and died June 20, 2000. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in North Carolina or West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, David Lowell Johnson was born March 4, 1927 in Scott Depot, West Virginia, and died June 20, 2000. His parents are listed as Sarah V. Lemaster and David Johnson.







LIDDIE F. JOHNSON, daughter of SARAH VIRGINIA LEMASTER and DAVID JOHNSON, was born March 10, 1901 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died September 21, 1987 in Powellton, Fayette County, West Virginia, and is buried in Smith Cemetery in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia. She married RALPH RAY LARCK, son of ROBERT JAMES LARCK and MARY LACY, about 1924. He was born February 19, 1895 in Poca, Putnam County, West Virginia, died October 9, 1971 in Raleigh County, West Virginia, and is buried in Smith Cemetery in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Lidy F. Johnson was born March 10, 1901 in Morgan County to Sarah V. Lemaster (b. Morgan County) and David Johnson (b. Morgan County.

When Ralph R. Lark's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Putnam County, West Virginia, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Scott Depot, West Virginia, that he was single and had 4 dependent brothers and 5 dependent sisters, and that he was born February 19, 1895 in Poca, West Virginia. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had black eyes and black hair.

When Ralph Ray Lark's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Roane County, West Virginia, he stated that he was a farmer, that the person who would always know his address was Mrs. Leddia Larck, and that he was born February 19, 1895 in Poca, Putnam County, West Virginia. He was found to be 6 feet tall, he weighed 185 pounds, and he had hazel eyes, gray hair, and a light complexion.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Liddie F. Larck lived from February 15, 1901 to September 21, 1987, and was buried in Smith Cemetery in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, and that Ralph R. Larck lived from February 19, 1895 to October 9, 1971, and was buried in the same cemetery. It also shows that Ralph R. Larck was a private in the U.S. Army during World War I. Son David, daughter Frances, and son Bernard are buried there as well.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Liddie Larck was born February 15, 1901, and died in September of 1984. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Powellton, Fayette County, West Virginia.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ralph R. Larck was born February 19, 1895, and died October 9, 1971. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Powellton, Fayette County, West Virginia.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Ralph Ray Larck died October 9, 1971 in Raleigh County. His parents are listed as Robert Larck and Mary Lacy, and he was married to Liddie Johnson at the time of his death.

On page 6 of the 1900 census for District 80 (Scott) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated June 6, 1900), R. James Larck is listed as the head of the household for house #55, he's a farmer, born in June of 1865 in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, married for 9 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in February of 1875 in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 25), Bettie (daughter, born in June of 1893 in West Virginia, age 6), Ralph (son, born in February of 1895 in West Virginia, age 5), James (son, born in June of 1896 in West Virginia, age 3), Amelia (daughter, born in May of 1899 in West Virginia, age 1), Augustine Smedley (boarder, widowed, housekeeper, born in September of 1845 in Ohio, parents born in Germany, she's given birth to 8 children and 5 are still living, age 54), and Fannie Smedley (daughter, born in November of 1885 in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 14).

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 165 (Bills) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated May 3, 1910), Robert Lark is listed as the head of the household for house #77, he's a laborer in a sawmill, born in West Virginia, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, married for 19 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and 9 are still living, age 35), Bettie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 17), Ralph (son, born in West Virginia, age 15), Amelia (son, born in West Virginia, age 11), Helen (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 9), Henry (son, born in West Virginia, age 6), Walter (son, born in West Virginia, age 5), Heuston (son, born in West Virginia, age 2), Laurence (son, born in West Virginia, age 2), and Irene (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 1 year 3 months).

On pages 7 & 8 of the 1920 census for District 111 (Scott) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated January 30, 1920), Thomas Kane is listed as the head of the household for house #68, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 46), Thomas (son, born in West Virginia, age 6), Samuel (son, born in West Virginia, age 4 years 6 months), Bettie Larck (step-daughter, single, not working, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 27), Ralph R. Larck (step-son, single, not working, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 24), Amelia E. Larck (step-daughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 20), Opal H. Larck [Opal Helen Larck] (step-daughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 19), William H. Larck [William Henry Larck] (step-son, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 17), Walter E. Larck (step-son, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 14), Lawrence P. Larck (step-son, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 12), Huston B. Larck (step-son, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 12), Theana I. Larck [Theana Irene Larck] (step-daughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 11), and Thelma I. Larck (step-daughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 9).

On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 40-12 (Scott) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated May 9, 1930), Ralph R. Larck is listed as the head of the household for house #129, he's a section hand for the railroad, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at age 30, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Lyda F. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 29), David R. (son, born in West Virginia, age 4 years 4 months), Alvin L. (son, born in West Virginia, age 2 years 11 months), and Frances R. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 1).

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 40-13 (Scott) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated May 7, 1940), Ralph Lark is listed as the head of the household for house #18, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Littie (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 39), David (son, born in West Virginia, age 14), Alvin (son, born in West Virginia, age 12), Francis (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 11), Hobert (son, born in West Virginia, age 9), Bernard (son, born in West Virginia, age 6), Garland (son, born in West Virginia, age 5), Myrtle (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 3), and Carl (infant, born in West Virginia, age 0).

    The children of LIDDIE JOHNSON and RALPH LARCK are:

    1. DAVID RAY LARCK, b. November 8, 1925, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, d. December 1, 2001, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, buried in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, David R. Larck was born November 8, 1925, and died December 1, 2001. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in North Carolina or West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, David Ray Larck was born November 8, 1925 in Scott Depot, West Virginia, and died December 1, 2001. His parents are listed as Liddie F. Johnson and Ralph R. Larck.
    2. ALVIN LEE LARCK, b. May 22, 1927 in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, d. January 23, 2006, Saint Albans, Kanawha County, West Virginia.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Alvin Lee Larck was born May 22, 1927 in Scott Depot, West Virginia, and died January 23, 2006. His parents are listed as Liddie F. Johnson and Ralph R. Larck.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Alvin L. Larck was born May 22, 1927, and died January 23, 2006. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in North Carolina or West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Saint Albans, Kanawha County, West Virginia.
    3. FRANCES RUTHA LARCK, b. March 27, 1929, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, d. August 20, 2002, Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia, m. (1) (unknown first name) SMITH, m. (2) (unknown first name) ROBERTS.
      Notes: According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Frances R. Larck Roberts (age 73), daughter of the late Ralph R. and Liddie F. Johnson Larck, was a resident of Hurricane, West Virginia, at the time of her death. She died August 20, 2002 in Putnam General Hospital in Hurricane, and was buried in Smith Cemetery in Scott Depot. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 son, James Richard Smith. She was survived by her companion, Elwood Thaxton; 1 son, Donald D. Smith Jr. (of Pinch Springs); 2 daughters, Deloris A. Hamon (Culloden) and Rutha A. Smith (Glenwood); 3 brothers, Curtis Larck (Cross Lanes), Alvin Larck (St. Albans), and Hobe Larck (Powellton); 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 3 stepchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 3 step-great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Frances Rutha Larck Smith Roberts was born March 27, 1929 in Scott Depot, West Virginia, and died August 20, 2002. Her name was listed as Frances Ruth Smith in July of 1955, as Frances Rutha Roberts in July of 1966, and her parents are listed as Liddie F. Johnson and Ralph R. Larck.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Frances R. Roberts was born March 27, 1929, and died August 20, 2002. She received her Social Security card in 1955 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia.
    4. CLARENCE HOBERT LARCK, b. July 26, 1931, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, d. August 17, 2006, Powellton, Fayette County, West Virginia.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Clarence H. Larck was born July 26, 1931, and died August 17, 2006. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Powellton, Fayette County, West Virginia.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Clarence Hobert Larck was born July 26, 1931 in Scott Depot, West Virginia, and died August 17, 2006. His parents are listed as Liddia F. Johnson and Ralph R. Larck.
    5. BERNARD IVEN LARCK, b. June 10, 1933, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, d. August 1980, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, buried in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bernard Larck was born June 10, 1933, and died in August of 1980. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Bernard Iven Larck was born June 10, 1933 in Scott Depot, West Virginia, and died in August of 1980. His parents are listed as Liddie F. Johnson and Ralph R. Larck.
    6. GARLAND HAROLD LARCK, b. March 4, 1935, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, d. April 17, 1999, Saint Albans, Kanawha County, West Virginia.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Garland H. Larck was born March 4, 1935, and died April 17, 1999. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Saint Albans, Kanawha County, West Virginia.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Garland Harold Larck was born March 4, 1935 in Scott Depot, West Virginia, and died April 17, 1999. His parents are listed as Liddie F. Johnson and Ralph R. Larck.
    7. MYRTLE LARCK, b. 1937, West Virginia.
    8. CARL LARCK, b. 1940, West Virginia.







PEARL EMMA JOHNSON, daughter of SARAH VIRGINIA LEMASTER and DAVID JOHNSON, was born July 27, 1902 in Kentucky, died November 4, 1985 in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, and is buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery in Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia. She married HARRY LEE CHAPMAN, son of WILLIAM HENRY CHAPMAN and FANNIE MCCLAIN, in 1924 in Putnam County, West Virginia. He was born December 15, 1895 in Scott Depot, West Virginia, died July 28, 1974 in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, and is buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery in Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia.

Notes: According to West Virginia marriage record transcripts, William Henry Chapman married Fannie McClain in 1890 in Putnam County.

According to West Virginia birth record transcripts, H. Chapman was born December 15, 1895 in Putnam County to W. H. Chapman and F. Chapman.

When Harry Lee Chapman's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Putnam County, West Virginia, he stated that he was a farmer working for his father, that he was single, and that he was born December 15, 1895 in Scott, West Virginia. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes and dark brown hair.

According to West Virginia marriage record transcripts, Pearl Emma Johnson married Harry Lee Chapman in 1924 in Putnam County.

When Harry Lee Chapman's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia, he stated that he was working for the W.P.A. in Putnam County, West Virginia, that the person who would always know his address was Pearl Emma Chapman, and that he was born December 15, 1895 in Putnam County. He was found to be 5 feet 10 inches tall, he weighed 147 pounds, and he had brown eyes, brown hair, and a ruddy complexion.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Pearl E. Chapman lived from July 27, 1902 to November 4, 1985, and was buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery in Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia, and that Harry L. Chapman lived from December 15, 1895 to July 28, 1974, and was buried in the same cemetery. Daughter Freda and son Robert were buried there as well.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Pearl Chapman was born July 27, 1902, and died in November of 1985. She received her Social Security card in 1964 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Harry Chapman was born December 15, 1895, and died in July of 1974. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.

On page 14 of the 1900 census for District 79 (Scott) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated June 23, 1900), William Chapman is listed as the head of the household for house #135, he's a farmer, born in December of 1859 in Kansas, parents born in West Virginia, married for 10 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Fannie (wife, born in January of 1870 in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 30), Clara B. (daughter, born in December of 1890 in West Virginia, age 9), Charles E. (son, born in August of 1892 in West Virginia, age 7), Otis G. (son, born in October of 1893 in West Virginia, age 6), Harry L. (son, born in December of 1895 in West Virginia, age 4), Myrtle M. (daughter, born in May of 1898 in West Virginia, age 2), and Hazel (daughter, born in February of 1899 [1900] in West Virginia, age 2 months).

On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 165 (Bills) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated April 29, 1910), William Chapman is listed as the head of the household for house #33, he's a farmer, born in Kansas, parents born in West Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 20 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Fannie (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 40), Clara (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 19), Oax (son, born in West Virginia, age 16), Harry (son, born in West Virginia, age 14), Myrtle (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 11), and Hazel (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 10).

On page 15 of the 1920 census for District 111 (Scott) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated February 10, 1920), William Chapman is listed as the head of the household for house #148, he's a farmer, born in Kansas, parents born in West Virginia, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Fannie (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 50), Harry L. (son, single, not working, born in West Virginia, age 24)l and Mable I. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 9).

On page 20 of the 1930 census for District 40-11 (Scott) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated April 23, 1930), Harry L. Chapman is listed as the head of the household for house #203, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, father born in Kansas, mother born in West Virginia, first married at age 28, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Pearl E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 28), Freeda R. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 5), and William E. (son, born in West Virginia, age 3 years 2 months). They're living next to Harry's parents.

On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 40-12 (Scott) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated April 11, 1940), Harry L. Chapman is listed as the head of the household for house #44, he's a straw boss for the W.P.A., born in West Virginia, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Pearl E. (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 37), Freda A. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 15), William E. (son, born in West Virginia, age 13), Robert L. (son, born in West Virginia, age 7), and Phyllis M. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 3).

    The children of PEARL JOHNSON and HARRY CHAPMAN are:

    1. FREDA ARLENE CHAPMAN, b. 1925, West Virginia, d. October 23, 1989, Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia, buried in Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia, m. CLAYTON SANSOM.
      Notes: According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Freda Arlene Sansom (age 64) died October 23, 1989 in Putnam General Hospital following a long illness, and was buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery in Teays Valley. She was survived by her husband, Clayton Sansom; 1 son, Dennis L. Sansom (of Winfield); 1 daughter, Carol Pendleberry (Winfield); 2 brothers, Bill Chapman (Scott Depot) and Bob Chapman (Scott Depot); 1 sister, Phyllis Sawyer (St. Louis); and 4 grandchildren.
    2. WILLIAM EARL CHAPMAN, b. January 24, 1927, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, d. February 24, 1996, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, buried in St. Albans, Kanawha County, West Virginia, m. LOIS GODBY.
      Notes: According to his obituary found on findagrave.com, W. E. "Bill" Chapman (age 69) was a retired Scott Valley rural letter carrier, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a lifelong resident of Scott Depot. He died February 24, 1996 at home in Scott Depot, and was buried in Cunningham Memorial Park in St. Albans. He was survived by his wife, Lois Godby Chapman; 3 sons, Steve Chapman (of Winfield), Patrick Chapman (Scott Depot), and Brad Chapman (Scott Depot); 1 brother, Bob Chapman (Nitro); 1 sister, Phyllis Sawyer (Racine, Wisconsin); and 2 grandchildren.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, William Earl Chapman was born January 24, 1927 in Scott Depot, West Virginia, and died February 24, 1996. His parents are listed as Pearl E. Johnson and Harry L. Chapman.
    3. ROBERT LEE CHAPMAN, b. April 10, 1933, Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, d. June 3, 2009, Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia, buried in Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to his obituary found on findagrave.com, Robert Lee Chapman (age 76), son of the late Harry Lee and Pearl Emma Johnson Chapman, was a retired insulator with Union Carbide in South Charleston, and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was born April 10, 1933 in Scott Depot, died June 3, 2009 in CAMC Teays Valley Hospital, and was buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery in Hurricane. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 sister, Freda Sansom; and 1 brother, William Chapman. He was survived by 2 sons, Marty (Kelly) Chapman (of Poca) and Kelly Chapman (Warner-Robbins, Georgia); 1 sister, Phyllis (Tom) Sawyer (Hurricane); and 4 grandchildren, Emily Chapman, Taylor Chapman, Jackie Chapman, and Aaron Chapman.
    4. PHYLLIS M. CHAPMAN, b. 1937, West Virginia, m. TOM SAWYER.







MIMIE ELLEN JOHNSON, daughter of SARAH VIRGINIA LEMASTER and DAVID JOHNSON, was born May 9, 1909 in Wolfe County, Kentucky, died March 19, 1994 in Tehama County, California, and is buried in Smith Cemetery in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia. She married HERSHEL CHARLES TAYLOR, son of JOHN C. TAYLOR and LETHA HALL. He was born July 18, 1909 in West Virginia, died August 5, 1986 in Dunbar, Kanawha County, West Virginia, and is buried in Smith Cemetery in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia.

Notes: According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Almedio Taylor Barnett was born May 2, 1893 in West Virginia, and died February 6, 1969 in Weirton, Hancock County, at the age of 76. Her parents are listed as John Taylor and Letha Hall, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Mimie E. Taylor lived from May 9, 1909 to March 19, 1994, and was buried in Smith Cemetery in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, and that Hershel C. Taylor lived from July 18, 1910 to August 5, 1986, and was buried in the same cemetery. Daughter Alta is buried there as well, although there are no photos of her headstone.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mimie Taylor was born May 9, 1909, and died in March of 1994. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Dunbar, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Mimie Ellen Johnson Taylor was born May 9, 1909 in Wolfe County, Kentucky, and died in March of 1994. Her name was listed as Mimie Ellen Taylor on October 28, 1988, and her parents are listed as Sarah V. Lemaster and David Johnson.

According to California death record transcripts, Mimie Ellen Johnson Taylor was born May 9, 1909 in Kentucky, and died March 19, 1994 in Tehama County. Her father's surname is listed as Johnson, and her mother's maiden name as Lamaster.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Hershel Taylor was born July 18, 1910, and died in August of 1986. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Dunbar, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 166 (Teays Valley) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated April 29 & 30), John C. Taylor is listed as the head of the household for house #108, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 23 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Lethe A. (wife, born in Ohio, father born in Iowa, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 23 years, she's given birth to 14 children and all are still living, age 44), Minnie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 19), Meda (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 18), Rossie (son, born in West Virginia, age 17), Sarah (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 15), Hattie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 13), Dicie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 11), Russell (son, born in West Virginia, age 8), Goldie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 5), Sylvia (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 5), Mary (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 3), and Herschel (son, born in West Virginia, age 8 months).

On page 15 1920 census for District 112 (Teays Valley) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated January 22, 1920), John C. Taylor is listed as the head of the household for house #137, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 64 years old. Also listed are Letha A. (wife, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Iowa, age 56), Ross H. (son, laborer, born in West Virginia, age 27), Russell A. (son, born in West Virginia, age 17), Goldie W. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 16), Sylva J. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 15), Mary J. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 13), Charles H. (son, born in West Virginia, age 10), and Scott Jenkins (h. servant, farm laborer, born in West Virginia, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Virginia, age 56).

On page 11 of the 1940 census for District 40-12 (Scott) in Putnam County, West Virginia (dated April 26, 1940), Hurshel C. Taylor is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a laborer for the W.P.A., born in West Virginia, he was living in rural Putnam County in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Mimia E. (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 30), Ellon L. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 10), Alta L. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 7), Lonie H. (son, born in West Virginia, age 5), and Charles D. (son, born in West Virginia, age 3). They are living next to Mimie's parents.

    The children of MIMIE JOHNSON and HERSHEL TAYLOR are:

    1. ELLEN L. TAYLOR, b. 1930, West Virginia, m. (unknown first name) COX.
    2. ALTA L. TAYLOR, b. 1933, West Virginia, d. July 16, 2012, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, buried in Scott Depot, Putnam County, West Virginia, m. MARVIN "MARK" DAVIS.
      Notes: According to her obituary found online, Alta Taylor Davis (age 80), daughter of the late Hershel and Mimie Taylor, died July 16, 2012 in Hubbard Hospice House, and was buried in Smith Cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 children; and 1 brother. She was survived by her husband, Marvin "Mark" Davis; 3 sons, Denzil Nida Davis (of Tennessee), Patrick Pauley Davis (Tennessee), and Robert Dolan Davis (Teays Valley); 2 brothers, Charles Taylor (Richwood) and James Taylor (Dunbar); 2 sisters, Ellen Cox (Dunbar) and Barbara Mundy (Dunbar); and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    3. LONNIE H. TAYLOR, b. 1935, West Virginia.
    4. CHARLES D. TAYLOR, b. 1937, West Virginia.
    5. JAMES TAYLOR.
    6. BARBARA TAYLOR, m. (unknown first name) MUNDY.







JOHN RICHARD "RICHARD" LEMASTER, son of JOHN LEMASTER and MINERVA FRANCES "MIMA" SMITH, was born June 7, 1889 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, died April 12, 1969 in Pickaway County, Ohio, and is buried in Jackson Township Cemetery in Pickaway County, Ohio. He married LUCY SPARKS on September 17, 1914 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born February 11, 1894 in Kentucky, died September 30, 1981 in Ross County, Ohio, and is buried in Jackson Township Cemetery in Pickaway County, Ohio.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Richard Lemaster married Lucy Sparks on September 17, 1914 in Morgan County.

When John Richard Lemaster's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in North Jackson Township, Pickaway County, Ohio, he stated that he was a farm laborer working for G. K. Robbins in North Jackson Township, that he was married and had 2 children, and that he was born June 7, 1888 in West Liberty, Kentucky. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

When Richard (None) Lemaster's [no middle name] World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, he stated that he was working for Bruce Stevenson in Circleville, that the person who would always know his address was Lucy Lemaster, and that he was born June 7, 1889 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 8 inches tall, he weighed 125 pounds, and he had gray eyes, brown hair, and a light complexion.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that J. Richard and Lucy Lemaster were both buried in Jackson Township Cemetery in Pickaway County, Ohio. Sons Jack and Sandy are buried there as well. No headstone photos are provided.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Richard Lemaster was born June 7, 1889, and died in April of 1969. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, John R. Lemaster was born about 1890, and died April 12, 1969 at home in Pickaway County at the age of 79. He was married at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lucy Lemaster was born February 11, 1894, and died in September of 1981. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Kingston, Ross County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Lucy Lemaster was born about 1894 in Kentucky, and died September 30, 1981 in a long-term care facility in Ross County at the age of 87. She was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 104 (Pickaway Township) in Pickaway County, Ohio (dated January 16 & 20, 1920), Richard Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #181, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Lucy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 25), Argus (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 11 months), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 11 months [hard to read]), and Ora M. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 10 months).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 65-5 (Circleville) in Pickaway County, Ohio (dated May 14, 1930), Richard Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #96, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Lucie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 36), Ardis (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Ora (son, born in Ohio, age 11), Howard (son, born in Ohio, age 7), Norfus (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Gertrude (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Harlan (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 11 months).

On page 8 of the 1940 census for District 65-17 (Jackson) in Pickaway County, Ohio (dated April 1940), Richard Le Master is listed as the head of the household for house #75, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Pickaway County in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Lucy (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 46), Ora Melvin (son, single, laborer for the W.P.A., born in Ohio, age 21), Howard (son, born in Ohio, age 19), Norfus (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Gertrude (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Harland (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Elbert (son, born in Ohio, age 9), and Everett (son, born in Ohio, age 8).

    The children of RICHARD LEMASTER and LUCY SPARKS are:

    1. ARGUS "JACK" LEMASTER, b. February 15, 1915, Breathitt County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Argus Lemaster was born February 15, 1915 in Breathitt County to Lucy Sparks.
    2. MARY ELVIA LEMASTER, b. January 1, 1917, Elliott County, Kentucky, d. January 24, 2000, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) BARKER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary Liemaster was born January 1, 1917 in Elliott County to Lucy Sparks.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Mary Elvia Lemaster Barker was born January 1, 1917 in Elliott County, Kentucky, and died January 24, 2000. Her name was listed as Mary Elvia Barker in August of 1950, and her parents are listed as Richard Lemaster and Lucy Sparks.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Mary Lemaster Barker was born January 1, 1917 in Kentucky, and died January 24, 1900 in Mt. Carmel Hospital-East in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 83. Her father's surname is listed as Lemaster, her mother's maiden name as Sparks, and she was widowed and living in Franklin County at the time of her death.
    3. ORA MELVIN "JIM" LEMASTER, b. March 21, 1919, Pickaway County, Ohio, d. May 14, 2006.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Ora Melvin Lemaster was born March 21, 1919 in Pickaway County, Ohio, and died May 14, 2006. His parents are listed as Richard Lemaster and Lucy Sparks.
    4. HOWARD LEMASTER, b. April 1, 1921, Pickaway County, Ohio, d. October 14, 2005.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Howard Lemaster was born April 1, 1921 in Pickaway County, Ohio, and died October 14, 2005. His parents are listed as Richard Lemaster and Lucy Sparks.
    5. NORFUS "SANDY" LEMASTER, b. April 14, 1923, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Norbus Lemaster was born April 14, 1923 in Morgan County to Lucie Sparks.
    6. GERTRUDE LEMASTER, b. 1925, Kentucky.
    7. HARLAN LLOYD LEMASTER, b. April 23, 1928, Carter County, Kentucky, d. March 7, 1995, Newark, Licking County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Harlan L. Lemasters was born April 23, 1928 in Carter County to Lucy Sparks.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Harlen Lloyd Lemaster was born April 4, 1928 in Kentucky, and died March 7, 1995 in Newark, Licking County, Ohio. His father's surname is listed as Lemaster, his mother's maiden name as Sparks, he was a U.S. Army veteran, and he was married at the time of his death.
    8. JOHN ELBERT "EBB" LEMASTER, b. 1931, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, d. July 20, 2013, Gretna, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, m. KAY (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to his obituary found online, John Ebb Lemaster (age 83), son of the late Richard and Lucy Sparks Lemaster, was a resident of Gretna, Louisiana. He was born in Circleville, Ohio, and died July 20, 2013. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Kay Lemaster; 6 brothers, Howard, George, Sandy, Jim, Jack, and Harlan; and 2 sisters, Gertrude and Mary Barker. He was survived by 2 daughter, Deborah (Jeff) Galmiche and Linda (Matt) Arruebarrena.
    9. GEORGE EVERETT LEMASTER, b. February 26, 1932, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, d. March 27, 2009, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, buried in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, m. (1) MARILYN JONES, m. (2) BARBARA (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to his obituary found online, George E. Lemaster (age 77), son of the late Richard and Lucy Sparks Lemaster, worked for many years at Deercreek Auto Parts, was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict, and was a resident of Williamsport at the time of his death. He was born February 26, 1932 in Circleville, died March 27, 2009 in Berger Hospital, and was buried in Floral Hills Cemetery with military honors. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Marilyn Jones Lemaster; 1 son, Richard Speakman; 1 granddaughter, Tiffany Michelle Lemaster; 5 brothers, Ora "Jim" Lemaster, Howard Lemaster, Sandy Lemaster, Jack Lemaster, and Harlan Lemaster; and 2 sisters, Gertrude Lemaster and Mary Barker. He was survived by his 2nd wife, Barbara Lemaster; 2 sons, Earl W. (Becky) Speakman (of Tipp City) and George (Debbie) Lemaster II (Williamsport); 3 daughters, Cathy Jo Debakis (Bradford, Connecticut), Paula Rae (Tom) Ramsay (Ashville), and Stephanie Kaye (Tom) Casimir (Baltimore, Ohio); 1 brother, J. Ebb Lemaster (Gretna, Louisiana); 15 grandchildren; and 1 great-granddaughter.







LONZY LEMASTER, son of JOHN LEMASTER and MINERVA FRANCES "MIMA" SMITH, was born March 19, 1892 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died November 19, 1941 in Soldier, Carter County, Kentucky. He married MARY WEAVER on March 11, 1915 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born about 1897 in Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Lonzy Lemaster married Mary Weaver on March 11, 1915 in Morgan County.

When Lonzy Lemaster's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Carter County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Soldier, Kentucky, that he was married, and that he was born March 19, 1893 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and medium-dark colored hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

According to his death certificate, Lonzie Lemasters died November 19, 1941 in Soldier, Carter County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as March 17, 1892, his marital status as married, his wife as Mary Lemasters (age 43), his parents as John Lemasters (b. Kentucky) and Mima Smith (b. Kentucky), the informant as Ora Lemaster of Soldier, and the burial place as Dry Branch.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Lonzy Lemaster was born March 19, 1892 in Mima, Morgan County, Kentucky. His parents are listed as John Lemaster and Mima Smith.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lonzie Lemasters died November 19, 1941 in Carter County at the age of 49. He was living in Carter County at the time of his death.

On page 9 of the 1940 census for District 22-11 in Carter County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1940), Lonzy Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #75, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has no formal education, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 43), Maxine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Anna Belle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

    The children of LONZY LEMASTER and MARY WEAVER are:

    1. MAXINE LEMASTER, b. 1931, Kentucky.
    2. ANNA BELLE LEMASTER, b. 1939, Carter County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Anna B. Lemaster was born in Carter County to Mary Weaver.







MYRTLE LEMASTER, daughter of JOHN LEMASTER and MINERVA FRANCES "MIMA" SMITH, was born January 3, 1895 in Kentucky, died September 5, 1918 in Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Smith Cemetery in Morgan County, Kentucky. She married JESSE SHERIDAN "SHERIDAN" BALL, son of ENOCH BALL and MARY ELIZABETH WILLIAMS, April 20, 1917 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born May 15, 1894 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died April 25, 1935 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. Sheridan Ball married (2) HATTIE JANE (unknown last name).

Notes: According to her death certificate, Mary E. Ball died October 12, 1933 in Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky, from pulmonary tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as 1862, her age as 71 years 8 months 3 days, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Albert Williams (b. Kentucky) and Rosaner Fannin (b. Kentucky), and the burial place as Ball Cemetery.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Myrtle Lemaster married Sherdon Ball on April 20, 1917 in Morgan County.

When Sheriden Ball's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Fyffe, Kentucky, that he was married, and that he was born May 15, 1894 in Morgan County. He was found to be of medium height and stout build, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

According to her death certificate, Myrtie Lemaster Ball died September 5, 1918 in Paint, Morgan County, Kentucky, from pulmonary tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as January 3, 1895, her marital status as married, her father as John Lemaster (b. Kentucky), her mother's maiden name as Smith (b. Kentucky), the informant as John Lemaster of Crockett, Kentucky, and the burial place as E. Smith Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Myrtie Ball died September 5, 1918 in Morgan County at the age of 23.

According to his death certificate, Jesse Sherman Ball [sic] died April 25, 1935 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "Acute Dilatation of the heart." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Morgan County, Kentucky, his birth date as May 15, 1894, his marital status as married, his wife as Hattie Jane Ball, his occupation as common laborer, his parents as Enoch Ball (b. unknown) and Mary Elizabeth Williams (b. unknown), the informant as Mrs. Hattie J. Ball of Ashland, and the burial place as Sparks Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Jesse S. Ball died April 25, 1935 in Boyd County at the age of 40.

On pages 24 & 25 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 12, 1900), Enoch Ball is listed as the head of the household for house #194, he's a farmer, born in September of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in February of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 38), George M. (son, born in July of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Enoch (son, born in May of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Rosa (daughter, born in August of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Marin D. (son, born in June of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Wain (son, born in December of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Jessa C. (son, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Albert (son, born in December of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Rachel (daughter, born in May of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and George Fyffe (servant, day laborer, born in November of 1884 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 23 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), Inic Ball is listed as the head of the household for house #163, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 26 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and all are still living, age 48), Mortan (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Annis (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Marian (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Sheridan (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Stella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Meucie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Flauze (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On pages 1 & 2 of the 1920 census for District 206 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 9, 1920), Enoch Ball is listed as the head of the household for family #9, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Ohio, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 58), Marion (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 27), Sherredan (son, widowed, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 24), Stella (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), and Mesa Lee (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Flaus A. P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15).

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 [Hazel Frances Ball] (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).

    The child of MYRTIE LEMASTER and SHERIDAN BALL is:

    1. HAZEL FRANCES BALL, b. February 23, 1918, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. September 29, 1980, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, m. JOHN EMERSON "EMERSON" JOHNSON.







JOHN EMERSON "EMERSON" JOHNSON, son of SARAH VIRGINIA LEMASTER and DAVID JOHNSON, was born July 24, 1915 in Breathitt County, Kentucky, and died October 10, 1998 in Pickaway County, Ohio. He married HAZEL FRANCES BALL, daughter of MYRTLE LEMASTER and JESSE SHERIDAN "SHERIDAN" BALL. She was born February 23, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died September 29, 1980 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

Notes: Emerson Johnson and Hazel Ball were 1st cousins - their mothers were sisters.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John E. Johnson was born July 24, 1915 in Breathitt County to Sarah Lemaster.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hazle F. Ball was born February 23, 1918 in Morgan County to Myrtle Lesmaster.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Emerson Johnson was born July 25, 1915, and died October 10, 1998. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Emerson L. Johnson was born July 24, 1915 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died October 10, 1998. His parents are listed as Sara V. Lemaster and David Johnson.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Emerson J. Johnson was born July 24, 1915 in Kentucky, and died October 10, 1998 at home in Pickaway County at age of 83. His father's surname is listed as Johnson, his mother's maiden name as Lemaster, and he was married at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Hazel Johnson was born February 23, 1918, and died in September of 1980. She received her Social Security card in 1954-1955 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Hazel Frances Ball Johnson was born February 23, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died in September of 1980. Her name was listed as Hazel Frances Johnson in October of 1954, and her parents are listed as Myrtle Lemaster and Sherdian Ball [sic].

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Hazel F. Johnson was born about 1918 in Kentucky, and died September 29, 1980 in Doctors Hospital-North in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 62. She was married and living in Circleville, Pickaway County, at the time of her death.

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).

    The children of EMERSON JOHNSON and HAZEL BALL are:

    1. ROBERT JOHNSON, b. 1937, Ohio.
    2. DONALD JOHNSON, b. 1938, Ohio.
    3. MARVIN R. JOHNSON, b. 1940, Ohio.







CATHERINE MONTGOMERY, daughter of KALA LEMASTER and JOHN MONTGOMERY, was born about 1872 in Kentucky, died September 8, 1946 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Turkey Knob Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (1) NEWELL CHAPMAN "CHAT" MONTGOMERY on December 27, 1887 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married (2) ODAM TACKETT, son of JAMES TACKETT and NANCY BLEVINS, October 13, 1900 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born about 1852 in Kentucky, died April 24, 1919 in Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Slone Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married (3) MARTIN COLLINS. Odam Tackett married (1) SARAH LEMASTER on August 15, 1873 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born about 1845 in Kentucky.

Notes: Odam Tackett was the brother of William J. Tackett, James Waymen Tackett, Eli Tackett, and George Tackett. His name is listed as Adam Tackett in the 1860 and 1870 census reports.

Catherine Montgomery's grandmother, Catherine Cantrell, and Newell Chapman Montgomery's mother, Elizabeth Cantrell, were sisters.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Odamon Tackett married Sarah Lemaster on August 15, 1873 in Magoffin County at the home of Henry Howard. The witnesses were James Tackett, Moses Howard, Benjamin Howard, W. C. Howard, H. C. Howard, Isaac Montgomery, and Marian Howard, and the minister was Henry Howard.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Catherine Montgomery married N. C. Montgomery on December 27, 1887 in Magoffin County at the home of J. Montgomery. The witnesses were Cornelius Tackett and J. V. Howard, and the minister was William Jenkins.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Catherine Montgomery married Odam Tackett on October 13, 1900 in Magoffin County at the home of M. B. Montgomery. The witnesses were John S. Bayes and William L. Brown, and the minister was J. D. Bayes.

According to her death certificate, Catherine Montgomery Collins died September 8, 1946 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as "Not Known 1872," her age as 74, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Martin Collins, her parents as John Montgomery (b. Kentucky) and Kell Lemaster (b. Kentucky), the informant as Bennie Tackett of Paintsville, and the burial place as Van Hoose Cemetery.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Catherine Collins lived from 1872 to September 8, 1946, and was buried in Turkey Knob Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Newell C. Montgomery lived from 1870 to November 10, 1946, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Catherine Montgomery Collins was born April 15, 1871 in Salyersville, Kentucky. Her parents are listed as Carrie Lemasters and Johns Montgomery [sic].

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Catherine Collins died September 8, 1946 in Johnson County at the age of 74. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, Ode Tackett died April 24, 1919 in Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from influenza. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as unknown, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as James Tackett (b. Kentucky) and Nancy Blevins (b. Kentucky), the informant as James Tackett of Ever, Kentucky, and the burial place as Slone Graveyard.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Odam Tackett was buried in Slone Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky. No headstone photos are provided.

On page 113 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 19, 1860), James Tackett is listed as the head of the household for house #723, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 33), William (born in Kentucky, age 15), James (born in Kentucky, age 12), Wiley (born in Kentucky, age 10), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 9), Adam (born in Kentucky, age 8), Daniel (born in Kentucky, age 5), and Perlina (born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 16 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 29, 1870), James Tackett is listed as the head of the household for house #121, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Nancy Sr. (born in Kentucky, age 48), Nancy Jr. (born in Kentucky, age 18), Adam (born in Kentucky, age 16), Daniel (born in Kentucky, age 14), Perlina (born in Kentucky, age 12), Eli (born in Kentucky, age 10), George (born in Kentucky, age 8), Cornealious (born in Kentucky, age 6), and Felding (born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 18 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 12, 1880), Ode Tackett is listed as the head of the household for house #145, he works on a farm, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35), and James Hampton (boarder, single, peddler, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30).

On pages 32 & 33 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 15 & 16, 1900), Thomas Montgomery is listed as the head of the household for house #266, he's a farmer, born in April of 1845 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 25 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in May of 1844 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 25 years, she's given birth to 10 children and all are still living, age 56), James (son, born in June of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), John (son, born in April of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Louisa (daughter, born in February of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Mance (grandson, born in June of 1894 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Recie B. (granddaughter, born in May of 1896 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 17 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1900), Wilburn Risner is listed as the head of the household for house #146, he's a farmer, born in September of 1872 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Alice (wife, born in May of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 30), Della (daughter, born in February of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Warren (son, born in January of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Stella (daughter, born in August of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Londa (son, born in May of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Oad Tackett (boarder, widowed, day laborer, born in 1859 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40).

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Odem Tackett is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Catheren (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 4 are still living, age 35), and Mack Donel (son, born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On pages 3 & 4 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 16 & 18, 1910), Chat N. Montgomery is listed as the head of the household for house #27, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 3rd marriage, married for 0 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Pega (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 0 years, age 34), Resy B. Montgomery [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16 [hard to read]), Davis Risner [hard to read] (cousin, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Harry Risner (cousin, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), Netie Risner (cousin, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), and Junie Risner (cousin, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 32 (Van Lear) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1920), Richard Spencer is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a general laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Recie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Verlie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 8 months), Cathrine Tacket (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 44), Mack Tacket (brother-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Bennie Tacket (brother-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), and Alice Tacket (sister-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4 years 8 months).

On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Cathern Collins is listed as the head of the household for house #85, she's retired, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 13, and she's 55 years old. Also listed are Mants Montgomery (son, widowed, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 38), Delpha Montgomery (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), and Martha J. Montgomery (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7). They are living next to daughter Recie.

On page 25 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 13, 1940), Kathrine Collins is listed as the head of the household for house #209, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has a 2nd grade education, and she's 65 years old. Also listed is Jesse Tackett (grandson, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, age 6).

    The children of CATHERINE MONTGOMERY and CHAT MONTGOMERY are:

    1. MANCE MONTGOMERY, b. April 15, 1892, Kentucky, d. March 15, 1968, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) VIREY RISNER, m. (2) GOLDIE DIAMOND, m. (3) DORA BELL CONLEY, m. (4) ELLA MAE DALE.
    2. REECIE BELLE MONTGOMERY, b. May 20, 1896, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 11, 1956, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RICHARD TROY SPENCER.

    The children of CATHERINE MONTGOMERY and ODAM TACKETT are:

    1. MACK DONAL TACKETT, b. 1909, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. November 26, 1929, Neon, Letcher County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Mack Tackett died November 26, 1929 in Neon, Letcher County, Kentucky, from a skull fracture caused by a slate fall in a coal mine. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, Kentucky, his age as 20, his marital status as single, his occupation as coal miner, his parents as Ode Tackett (b. Magoffin County) and Catherine Montgomery (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Bennie Tackett of Paintsville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Paintsville.
    2. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN "BENNIE" TACKETT, b. July 27, 1911, Kentucky, d. May 26, 1974, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Lewis Center, Delaware County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: A listing found online of people buried in Delaware County, Ohio, shows that Benjamin Franklin Tackett, son of Ode Tackett, lived from July 27, 1911 to May 26, 1974, and was buried in Kingwood Memorial Park.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Benie Tackett was born July 27, 1911, and died in May of 1974. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Powell, Delaware County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Benjami F. Tackett [sic] was born about 1912, and died May 26, 1974 in Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 62. He was married at the time of his death.
    3. AMANDA ALICE "ALICE" TACKETT, b. March 28, 1914, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. June 26, 1985, Willard, Huron County, Ohio, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARION LEE "LEE" MONTGOMERY.







ELIZABETH CANTRELL, daughter of JOHN KEATON CANTRELL and MARGARET "PEGGY" SMITH, was born May 22, 1844 in Kentucky, died November 3, 1908, and is buried in Staver Smith Cemetery in White Oak Branch, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married (1) SAMUEL BURKE on September 21, 1861 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She married (2) THOMAS A. MONTGOMERY, son of JAMES HOWARD and MARGARET "PEGGY" MONTGOMERY, January 19, 1867 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born August 9, 1845 in Kentucky, died July 25, 1929 in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Staver Smith Cemetery in White Oak Branch, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Samuel Burke reportedly died April 4, 1864 in Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Elizabeth Cantrell married Samuel Birk on September 21, 1861 in Morgan County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Elizabeth Burke married Thomas Montgomery on January 19, 1867 in Magoffin County at the home of James Howard. The witnesses were Martin Franklin and Thomas B. Keeton, and the minister was James Howard.

Photos of their headstones found on bobbystuff.com shows that Elizabeth Montgomery lived from May 22, 1844 to November 3, 1908, and was buried in Staver Smith Cemetery in White Oak Branch, Morgan County, Kentucky, and that Thomas Montgomery lived from August 3, 1845 to July 24, 1929, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his death certificate, Thomas Montgomery died July 25, 1929 in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "Old age & Cholera morbus." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as August 9, 1845, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as farmer, his parents as James Howard and Pegga Montgomery (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Harvy Bolin of Dingus, and the burial place as Smith Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Thomas Montgomery died July 25, 1929 in Morgan County at the age of 84.

On page 83 of the 1850 census for Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 31, 1850), Margarett Montgomery is listed as the head of the household for house #536, she's not working, born in Kentucky, and she's 32 years old. Also listed are John (twin, born in Kentucky, age 9), William (twin, born in Kentucky, age 9), Frances (male, born in Kentucky, age 7), Thomas (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Matilda (born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 6 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated July 6, 1870), Thomas Montgomery is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 26), Margret (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Newal C. (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 8 of the 1880 census for District 64 (Precinct 2 - Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1880), T. Montgomery is listed as the head of the household for house #268, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Elizza (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35), Marget (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Newl (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Mancy Lee (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Mandy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Surepty (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On pages 32 & 33 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 15 & 16, 1900), Thomas Montgomery is listed as the head of the household for house #266, he's a farmer, born in April of 1845 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 25 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in May of 1844 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 25 years, she's given birth to 10 children and all are still living, age 56), James (son, born in June of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), John (son, born in April of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Louisa (daughter, born in February of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Mance (grandson, born in June of 1894 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Recie B. (granddaughter, born in May of 1896 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 205 (Coffee Creek) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 6 & 7, 1920), Ballard Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), Alafare (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Shafter (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Victory (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Luster (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Girtie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 6 months), Cilvester (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 7 months), and Thomas Montgomery (father-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 73).

    The children of ELIZABETH CANTRELL and THOMAS MONTGOMERY are:

    1. MARGARET MONTGOMERY, b. May 1, 1868, Kentucky, d. June 5, 1928, Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) LEE MONTGOMERY, m. (2) THOMAS J. BURTON.
    2. NEWELL CHAPMAN "CHAT" MONTGOMERY, b. January 29, 1870, Kentucky, d. November 10, 1946, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) CATHERINE MONTGOMERY, m. (2) (unknown), m. (3) PEGGY RISNER, m. (4) KATIE SELLARDS.
    3. MANSFIELD LEE "MANCE" MONTGOMERY, b. March 1871, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. after 1930, buried in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio, m. (1) SARAH HOWARD, m. (2) ROSA CANTOR.
    4. AMANDA MONTGOMERY, b. April 1874, Kentucky, d. before September 1916, m. JOHN HENRY CANTRELL.
    5. HENRY MONTGOMERY, b. May 1876, Kentucky, m. DULCENA HOWARD.
    6. SAREPTA MONTGOMERY, b. January 6, 1879, Kentucky, d. July 24, 1964, buried in White Oak Branch, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM ANDERSON WILLIAMS.
    7. JAMES MONTGOMERY b. March 4, 1882, Kentucky, d. November 4, 1949, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH KEATON.
    8. JOHN MONTGOMERY, b. February 14, 1884, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. August 8, 1932, Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Morgan County, Kentucky, m. ALICE TACKETT.
    9. LOUISA MONTGOMERY, b. February 23, 1888, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. August 27, 1957, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in White Oak Branch, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. BALLARD HOWARD.







ANN MARIE LEMASTER, daughter of EARL LEMASTER and RUTH ANN HIXON, married ROBERT MUCK.

    The children of ANN LEMASTER and BOB MUCK are:

    1. JANELLE ANN MUCK.
    2. BRIAN DALE MUCK.







MARK EARL LEMASTER, son of EARL LEMASTER and RUTH ANN HIXON, married PATRICIA (unknown last name).

    The children of MARK LEMASTER and PATRICIA (unknown last name) are:

    1. HANNAH DANIELLE LEMASTER.
    2. RYAN JEFFERY LEMASTER.







EARL LEMASTER, son of RUTH ELLEN LEMASTER and FOREST LEMASTER, was born about 1929 in Kentucky. He married RUTH ANN HIXON, daughter of HERB HIXON and ELSIE (unknown last name).

Notes: Earl and Ruth Ann Hixon LeMaster celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2007.

Earl LeMaster was a farmer his entire life. He served in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division during the Korean War - from March of 1954 to March of 1956.

    The children of EARL LEMASTER and RUTH HIXON are:

    1. ANN MARIE LEMASTER, m. ROBERT MUCK.
    2. MARK EARL LEMASTER, m. PATRICIA (unknown last name).







LOUISA MONTGOMERY, daughter of ELIZABETH CANTRELL and THOMAS A. MONTGOMERY, was born February 23, 1888 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died August 27, 1957 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Staver Smith Cemetery in White Oak Branch, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married BALLARD HOWARD, son of JAMES A. HOWARD and SARAH JANE HOWARD, November 6, 1903 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born October 30, 1881 in Kentucky, died May 27, 1974 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Staver Smith Cemetery in White Oak Branch, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Ballard Howard was the brother of Jefferson Howard.

According to her death certificate, Sarah Jane Howard Howard died January 13, 1941 in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, from senility and rheumatic heart condition. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as August 13, 1862, her marital status as widowed, her husband as James A. Howard, her parents as Tom Howard (b. Kentucky) and Mary Hall (b. Kentucky), the informant as Ballard Howard of Dingus, Kentucky, and the burial place as White Oak Branch Cemetery in Dingus.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Louisa Montgomery married Ballard Howard on November 6, 1903 in Morgan County.

When Ballard Howard'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 Dingus, Morgan County, that his closest relative was Louisa Howard of Dingus, and that he was born September 30, 1881. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

Photos of their headstones (photo 2) found on bobbystuff.com shows that Louisa Howard lived from February 14, 1889 to August 27, 1957, and was buried in Staver Smith Cemetery in White Oak Branch, Morgan County, Kentucky, and that Ballard Howard lived from October 30, 1881 to May 27, 1974, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Louisa Montgomery Howard died August 27, 1957 in Paintsville Hospital in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as February 23, 1888, her marital status as married, her place of residence as Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky, her parents as Tom Montgomery and Elizabeth Cantrell, the informant as Victoria Ball, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Crocktt.

According to her obituary, Louise Montgomery Howard (age 69), daughter of Tom and Elizabeth Cantrell Montgomery, was a resident of Crockett, Kentucky. She was born February 23, 1888 in Magoffin County, died August 27, 1957 in a local hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was survived by her husband, Ballard Howard; 6 sons, Shafter Howard (of Morehead), Lester Howard (Dingus), Sylvester Howard (Piqua, Ohio), Hardin Howard (Crockett), Clint Howard (Dingus), and Billie Howard (Dayton, Ohio); 3 daughters, Mrs. Beulah Witten (Logan, West Virginia), Mrs. Victoria Ball (Crockett), and Mrs. Bertha Bolin (Lenox); and 1 sister, Mrs. Sereptia Williams (Dingus). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Louisa Howard died August 27, 1957 in Johnson County at the age of 69. She was living in Morgan County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ballard Howard was born October 30, 1881, and died May 15, 1971. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ballard Howard died May 27, 1971 in Morgan County at the age of 89. He was living in Morgan County at the time of his death.

On page 43 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 26, 1900), James Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #383, he's a farmer, born in May of 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Sarah A. (wife, born in August of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 37), Ballard (son, born in October of 1881 in Kentucky, age 18), Parilee (daughter, born in March of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Warnie (son, born in June of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Toney (son, born in February of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Clinton (son, born in March of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Lunda (son, born in October of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Claudia (son [sic], born in December of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Shady (son, born in April of 1900 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 21 of the 1910 census for District 149 (Coffee) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 2, 1910), Ballard Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #171, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Liu (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 22 [hard to read]), Allie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Shafton (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 205 (Coffee Creek) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 6 & 7, 1920), Ballard Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), Alafare (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Shafter (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Victory (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Luster (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Girtie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 6 months), Cilvester (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 7 months), and Thomas Montgomery (father-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 73).

On page 21 of the 1930 census for District 88-17 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Ballard Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #69, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Louise (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 42), Shafter (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Victora (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 19), Luster (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Girtie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Sylvester (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Hardin (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Clint (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Billy (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 3 months), and Ransom Ball (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2 years 6 months).

On page 7 of the 1940 census for District 88-17 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1940), Ballard Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 51), Hardin (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Clint (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Billie (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Sarah Jane Howard (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, she was living in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, in 1935, 3rd grade education, age 78).

    The children of LOUISA MONTGOMERY and BALLARD HOWARD are:

    1. BEULAH ALAFARE HOWARD, b. 1904, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown first name) WITTEN, m. (2) (unknown first name) CHAPMAN.
    2. SHAFTER HOWARD, b. 1907, Kentucky.
    3. VICTORIA HOWARD, b. 1911, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BALL.
    4. JAMES LUSTER "LUSTER" HOWARD, b. July 21, 1912, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James L. Howard was born July 21, 1912 in Morgan County to Louisa Montgomery.
    5. GERTIE HOWARD, b. 1915, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BOLIN.
    6. SILVESTER HOWARD, b. April 2, 1918, Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. February 23, 1959, Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. MOLLIE FERGUSON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Silvesta Howard was born April 2, 1918 in Morgan County to Louisa Montgomery.
      According to his death certificate, Silvester Howard was driving a car, a tire blew, the car overturned breaking his back and making him a parapalegic, and he died 9 months later on February 23, 1959 in Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky, from pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Dingus, Kentucky, his birth date as April 2, 1918, his marital status as married, his place of residence was Crockett, his occupation as labor repairman, his parents as Ballard Howard and Louisa Montgomery, the informant as Mrs. Mollie Ferguson Howard, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Dingus.
    7. HARDIN HOWARD, b. May 5, 1921, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. October 30, 2005, Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky, buried in Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. MONNIE CONLEY.
      Notes: According to his obituary found online, Hardin Howard (age 84), son of the late Ballard and Louise Montgomery Howard, was a laborer and sawmill worker, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a resident of Hazard, Kentucky. He was born May 5, 1921 in Morgan County, died October 30, 2005 in Eastern Kentucky Veteran Center in Hazard, and was buried in Howard Cemetery in Crockett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Monnie Conley Howard; and several brothers and sisters. He was survived by 2 sons, Eugene (Bonnie) Howard (of Hazard) and Edmond (Barbara) Howard; 2 daughters, Sharon Sue (Norvin) Thompson (Crockett) and Vonderene Swigart (Winchester, Virginia); 2 brothers, Bill (Polly) Howard (White Oak Branch) and Clint (Ella) Howard (White Oak Branch); 3 grandsons; 6 granddaughters; and 7 great-grandchildren.
    8. CLINTON HOWARD, b. 1924, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. ELLA (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clinton Howard was born in Morgan County to Louisa Montgomery.
    9. BILLIE HOWARD, b. June 5, 1927, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. April 8, 2013, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. POLLY KATHLEEN (unknown last name), September 2, 1950.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Billie Howard was born June 5, 1927 in Morgan County to Louizie Montgomery. According to his obituary found on findagrave.com, Billie Howard (age 85), son of the late Ballard and Louise Montgomery Howard, was a highway construction worker, and a resident of White Oak Branch, West Liberty, Kentucky. He was born June 5, 1927 in West Liberty, died on a Monday at home following a brief illness, and was buried in Montgomery Cemetery in West Liberty. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Jewel Howard; 4 brothers, Shafter Howard, Luster Howard, Sylvester Howard, and Hardin Howard; 4 sisters, Beulah Chapman, Victoria Ball, Gertie Bolin, and Lottie Howard; and 1 grandson, Jerry Ray Howard Jr. He was survived by his wife, Polly Kathleen Montgomery, whom he married September 2, 1950; 3 sons, William Jay Howard (of West Liberty), John B. Howard (West Liberty), and Jerry R. (Geraldine) Howard (West Liberty); 2 daughters, Shirley (Dale) Stephens (Jamestown, Tennessee) and Lula (Paul) Maberry (West Liberty); 1 brother, Clint Howard (West Liberty); 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
    10. LOTTIE HOWARD.







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