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JAMES HAYDEN CONLEY, son of JOHN CONLEY and MARGARET BLAIR, was born June 20, 1840 in Lick Fork of Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 31, 1911 in Rockhouse Fork of Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married CYNTHIA ELLEN RICE, daughter of WILLIAM RICE and MARY ANN AUXIER, October 22, 1861 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born July 14, 1842 in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 27, 1930 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 315 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can be found on pages 452 & 461 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Cynthia Ellen Rice married James Haden "Hade" Conley, son of John Conley. He was born in June of 1839 and died about 1913. Their children were Louise, Millard V., John Clint, Sola Gertrude, Lindsey S., Charles F., A. F., Frank, Genoa, and Virgie Lee. It also says: "This family lives on Rockhouse Creek, about three miles from Paintsville. Mr. Conley has been dead many years. Mrs. Conley survived and lives with some of the children at the old homestead."

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James H. Conley married Cynthia Ellen Rice on October 22, 1861 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, James Haden Conley died July 31, 1911 in Johnson County from "Aortic regurgitation of heart." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as June 20, 1840, his marital status as married, his parents as John Conley (b. Johnson County) and Margarett Blair (b. Johnson County), the informant as Lindsey Conley of Paintsville, Kentucky, and the burial place as the home graveyard.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James H. Conley died July 31, 1911 in Johnson County at the age of 71.

According to her death certificate, Synthia Ellen Conley died December 27, 1930 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "I presume she died from pneumonia. She had influenza when I saw her had had for 4 or 5 days & she would not have a doctor see her any more." Also on this certificate, her place is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as July 14, 1842, her marital status as widowed, her father as William Rice (b. Kentucky), her mother's maiden name as "Not Known" (b. Kentucky), the informant as F. J. Conley of Paintsville, Kentucky, and the burial place as the family cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Synthia E. Couley died December 27, 1939 in Johnson County at the age of 88.

On page 3 of the 1870 census for Barnetts Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1870), James H. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #24, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Cynthia E. (born in Kentucky, age 27), Louisa (born in Kentucky, age 7), Millard (born in Kentucky, age 6), John (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Gertrude (born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 28 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1880), James H. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #174, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Cynthia E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Louisa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Millard V. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), John W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Sola G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Linzie S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Charles F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Alfonzo (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Genoah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 12 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Hayden Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #103, he's a farmer, born in June of 1840 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, married for 38 years, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Cynthia E. (wife, born in July of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 38 years, she's given birth to 10 children and all are still living, age 57), Genoa (daughter, single, not working, born in December of 1878 in Kentucky, age 21), Frank J. (son, born in December of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), and Virgie L. (daughter, born in September of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 26 & 27, 1910), Hayden Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #134, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 47 years, and he's 69 years old. Also listed are Cynthia E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and all are still living, age 67), Genoa (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 27), Frank (son, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 25), Samuel Rice (brother-in-law, widowed, lives off of own income, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 64), and Dewey Rice (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 42 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1930), Cynthia Rice Conley is found living in the home of her daughter. Lonzy Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #225, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Genoa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 33, age 49), Beulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Cintha Conley (mother [in-law], widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 87). They are living next to daughter Viola.

    The children of JAMES CONLEY and CYNTHIA RICE are:

    1. LOUISA CONLEY, b. October 30, 1861, Rock House, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 24, 1948, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOHN J. REYNOLDS.
    2. MILLARD V. CONLEY, b. August 16, 1864, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 9, 1944, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LOUISA JOHNSON.
    3. JOHN CLINTON CONLEY, b. December 12, 1866, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 7, 1929, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SOPHRONIA HELEN "HELEN" JOHNSON.
    4. SOLA GERTRUDE CONLEY, b. December 1868, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 23, 1961, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) WILLIAM J. TRIMBLE, m. (2) GEORGE W. CARTER.
    5. LINDSEY SMITH CONLEY, b. January 11, 1871, Rockhouse Fork of Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 1, 1957, Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Michigan, buried in Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Michigan, m. (1) EMILY CAROLINE "COON" MCFARLAND, m. (2) MINTIE BLANTON.
    6. CHARLES FLEMING CONLEY, b. September 1873, Rockhouse, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 17, 1952, Rockhouse, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ROSE MCFARLAND.
    7. ALPHONSO F. CONLEY, b. October 28, 1875, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 7, 1966, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentuckym. PHOEBE HAYES RICE.
    8. GENOA CONLEY, b. December 21, 1878, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 5, 1961, Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ALONZO F. "LONZA" CONLEY.
    9. FRANK JACKSON CONLEY, b. December 17, 1882, Rockhouse, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 10, 1962, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CLARA MOLLETT.
    10. VIRGIE LEE CONLEY, b. September 7, 1888, Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 6, 1973, Turner Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RAY TURNER.







ALPHONSO F. CONLEY, son of JAMES HAYDEN CONLEY and CYNTHIA ELLEN RICE, was born October 28, 1875 in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 7, 1966 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married PHOEBE HAYES RICE, daughter of SAMUEL MARION RICE and MARTHA JANE WITTEN, April 10, 1898 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born December 17, 1876 in Wittensville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 20, 1945 in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 317 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on page 490 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

According to Kentucky birth records, Pheba Hayes Rice was born December 17, 1876 in Johnson County to Samuel M. Rice (b. Johnson County) and Martha J. Witten (b. Johnson County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Alfonso Conley (age 22) married Pheobe [sic] H. Rice (age 21) on April 10, 1898 in Johnson County.

When Alfonzo Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Paintsville, that his closest relative was Feeby Conley of Paintsville, and that he was born October 28, 1875. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

According to his obituary, Alfonzo Conley (age 90), son of James Hayden and Cynthia Ellen Rice Conley, was a lifelong resident of Staffordsville. He was born October 28, 1875, died September 7, 1966 in a local hospital, and was buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Phoebe Rice Conley, on December 20, 1945. He was survived by 2 sons, John Conley (of Staffordsville) and Elmer Conley (Staffordsville); 1 sister, Mrs. Ray Turner (Paintsville); 14 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Alfonzo Conley died September 7, 1966 in Johnson County at the age of 90. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Pheba Rice Conley died June 20, 1945 in rural Johnson County from chronic myocarditis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as December 17, 1876, her marital status as married, her husband as Alfonzo Conley (age 69), her parents as Samuel M. Rice (b. Kentucky) and Martha Jane Witten (b. Kentucky), the informant as Alfonzo Conley of Paintsville, and the burial place as Staffordsville.

According to her obituary, Mrs. Fonzo Conley (age 68), daughter of Samuel M. and Martha Witten Rice, died suddenly at home on June 20, 1945 from a heart attack, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was survived by her husband; 2 sons, Elmer Conley (of Staffordsville) and John Conley (Staffordsville); 1 daughter, Mrs. Hazel Picklesimer (Staffordsville); 1 brother, John Rice (Crest Wood, New York); and 2 sisters, Jane Caudill (Sitka) and Mrs. Artie Shepherd (Wenatchee, Washington). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Pheba Conley died June 20, 1945 in Johnson County at the age of 68. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 12 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Alfonzo Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #105, he's not working, born in October of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Phoeba (wife, born in December of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 23), and Elmer (son, born in February of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 16 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 26 & 27, 1910), Alfonzo Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #132, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Phoeba (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 33), Elmer (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and John (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 15 of the 1920 census for District 30 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 20, 1920), A. F. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Phebe (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 43), Elmer (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Hazle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Johnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 16).

On page 42 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1930), Fonzo Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #221, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 54 years old. Also listed is Phoeba (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 53).

On page 6 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), Fonzo Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 64 years old. Also listed is Phoeba (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 64).

    The children of ALPHONSO CONLEY and PHOEBE RICE are:

    1. ELMER CONLEY, b. February 23, 1899, Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 12, 1996, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. VIOLA CONLEY.
    2. HAZEL CONLEY, b. 1901, Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 24, 1964, Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RODNEY H. PICKLESIMER.
    3. SAMUEL MARION CONLEY, b. 1902, Rockhouse Fork of Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. 1902, Rockhouse Fork of Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
    4. JOHN DOWNY CONLEY, b. June 17, 1903, Rockhouse Fork of Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 18, 1986, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ALMA FAIRCHILD.

    (This information comes from Joseph Eugene Conley and other sources)







JOHN DOWNY CONLEY, son of ALPHONSO F. CONLEY and PHOEBE H. RICE, was born June 17, 1903 in Rockhouse Fork of Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 18, 1986 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married ALMA FAIRCHILD, daughter of LUCY J. HITCHCOCK and LEVI FAIRCHILD, May 1, 1926. She was born March 5, 1908 in Rockhouse Fork of Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 30, 1984 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, John W. Conley was born June 17, 1903 in Johnson County to Fonzo Conley (b. Johnson County) and Phoeba Rice (b. Johnson County).

According to his obituary, John Conley (age 82), son of Alfonzo and Phoeba Rice Conley, was a retired farmer and miner. He was born June 17, 1903 in Johnson County, died March 18, 1986 at home in Staffordsville, and was buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Fairchild Conley, on March 30, 1984. He was survived by 1 son, Wallace Conley (of Staffordsville); 2 daughters, Mrs. Helen McKenzie (Meally, Kentucky) and Miss Ruth Conley (Staffordsville); 1 brother, Elmer Conley (Staffordsville); 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John Conley was born June 17, 1903, and died in March of 1986. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John Conley died March 18, 1986 in Johnson County at the age of 82. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Alma Fairchild Conley (age 76), daughter of Levi and Lucy Hitchcock Fairchild, was born March 5, 1908 in Staffordsville, died March 30, 1984 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, John Conley, whom she married May 1, 1926; 1 son, Wallace Conley (of Staffordsville); 3 daughters, Carma Lee Conley (Staffordsville), Della Ruth Conley (Staffordsville), and Helen McKenzie (Meally, Kentucky); 3 brothers, Espie Fairchild (Nicholasville), Arthur Fairchild (Nicholasville), and Walter Fairchild (Paintsville); 2 sisters, Grace Preston (Minford, Ohio) and Alice Henson (Nicholasville); 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Alma Conley was born March 5, 1908, and died in March of 1984. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Alma Conley died March 30, 1984 in Johnson County at the age of 76. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 42 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1930), Johny Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #223, he's a farm worker, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Alma (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 22), and Carma L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 6 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), John Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #43, he's a laborer for the W.P.A. road project, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Alma (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 32), Carma Lee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Helen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Wallace (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of JOHN CONLEY and ALMA FAIRCHILD are:

    1. CARMA LEE CONLEY, b. December 7, 1927, Rockhouse Fork of Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 2, 1985, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Carmie L. Conley was born December 12, 1927 in Johnson County to Alma Fanehild.
      According to her obituary, Carma Lee Conley (age 57), daughter of John and Alma Fairchild Conley, was a deputy clerk for Johnson County, and a resident of Staffordsville, Kentucky, at the time of her death. She was born December 7, 1927 in Johnson County, died July 2, 1985 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was survived by her father; 1 brother, Wallace Conley (of Staffordsville); and 2 sisters, Ruth Conley (Staffordsville) and Helen McKenzie (Meally, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. HELEN C. CONLEY, b. 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. HOBERT DOUGLAS MCKENZIE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Helen C. Conley was born in Johnson County to Alma Fairchilds.
    3. WALLACE MARION CONLEY, b. 1936, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BETTY JO PELPHREY.
    4. DELLA RUTH CONLEY, b. September 1, 1943, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 15, 2002, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Conley Cemetery, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Della R. Conley was born September 1, 1943 in Johnson County to Alma Fairchild.
      According to her obituary, Della Ruth Conley (age 58), daughter of the late John and Alma Fairchild Conley, was born September 1, 1943 in Staffordsville, died August 15, 2002, and was buried in Conley Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by a sister, Carma Lee Conley. She was survived by a brother, Wallace Conley (of Leander); and a sister, Helen McKenzie (Staffordsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

    (This information comes from Joseph Eugene Conley and other sources)







WALLACE MARION CONLEY, son of JOHN DOWNY CONLEY and ALMA FAIRCHILD, was born about 1936 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married BETTY JO PELPHREY, daughter of JESSE CARROLL PELPHREY and SALLY BLANTON.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wallace M. Conley was born in Johnson County to Elma Fairchild.

    The children of WALLACE CONLEY and BETTY JO PELPHREY are:

    1. JOSEPH EUGENE CONLEY, b. September 15, 1962, Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, d. December 11, 2008, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. KERRI ANGELA MEADE.
    2. SALLEE ANNE CONLEY, m. WINFIELD HOLBROOK III.
    3. CHRISTOPHER PELPHREY CONLEY, m. CHASTITY HOLBROOK.

    (This information comes from Joseph Eugene Conley and other sources)







JOSEPH EUGENE CONLEY, son of WALLACE MARION CONLEY and BETTY JO PELPHREY, was born September 15, 1962 in Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, died December 11, 2008 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married KERRI ANGELA MEADE, daughter of CURTIS LEE MEADE and MADELYN COLLINS.

Notes: From his obituary on the funeral home's website:

"Joseph 'Joe' Eugene Conley
"(September 15, 1962 - December 11, 2008)
"Funeral: 2:00 P.M. Sunday, Dec. 12, 2008 in the Chapel of Jones-Preston Funeral Home
"Visitation: After 5:00 P.M. Friday, Dec. 12, 2008 and After 9:00 A.M. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008 at Jones-Preston Funeral Home
"Burial: Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville, Kentucky
"Joseph Eugene “Joe” Conley, age 46, of Paintsville passed away Thursday morning at his residence.
"Joe was born September 15, 1962 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, son of Wallace and Betty Jo Pelphrey Conley.
"He is survived by his wife, Kerri Meade Conley, His parents, Wallace M. and Betty Jo Pelphrey Conley of Riceville; one daughter, Kassandra Conley of Cambridge, Massachusetts; two sons, Joshua and Alex Conley both of Paintsville; one brother, Chris & Chastity Conley of Davis Branch; one sister, Sallee & Winfred Holbrook of Davis Branch; Father & Mother-in-Law, Curtis & Maddie Meade of Van Lear; one Nephew, Dustin Holbrook, one niece, Kennedy Grace Conley, and one brother-in-law, Kevin Meade of Hager Hill.
"Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Sunday in the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville, Ky. Friends may call at Jones-Preston Funeral Home after 5:00 p.m. Friday and after 9:00 a.m. Saturday and until time of service on Sunday. Jones-Preston Funeral Home in charge of arrangements."

    The children of JOSEPH CONLEY and KERRI MEADE are:

    1. KASSANDRA LEIGHANN CONLEY.
    2. JOSHUA STEPHEN CONLEY.
    3. JESSE ALEXANDER CONLEY.

    (This information comes from Joseph Eugene Conley and other sources)







SALLEE ANNE CONLEY, daughter of WALLACE MARION CONLEY and BETTY JO PELPHREY, married WINFIELD HOLBROOK III. son of WINFIELD HOLBROOK II and STELLA ADKINS.

    The child of SALLEE ANNE CONLEY and WINFIELD HOLBROOK is:

    1. DUSTIN WINFIELD HOLBROOK.

    (This information comes from Joseph Eugene Conley and other sources)







MOSES CONLEY, son of JOHN CONLEY and LEAH JOYNES, was born July 24, 1818 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died about 1910 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He married NANCY DAY about 1843. She was born about 1828 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died about 1902 in Morgan County, Kentucky.

    The children of MOSES CONLEY and NANCY DAY are:

    1. ALLEN CONLEY, b. February 1844, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. June 12, 1915, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. DULCENA ADKINS. She was b. 1844, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. October 19, 1913, Morgan County, Kentucky.
    2. ISAAC CONLEY, b. September 1847, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. HANNAH A. SKAGGS, 1848, Morgan County, Kentucky.
    3. LYDIA ANN CONLEY, b. January 1, 1849, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. September 3, 1894, Lawrence County, Kentucky, m. JOHN FANNIN, September 20, 1867, Morgan County, Kentucky. He was b. November 26, 1841, Elk Fork, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. May 11, 1916, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
    4. LEVISA "VISIE" CONLEY, b. April 6, 1851, Elkfork, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. November 29, 1939, Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Smith Creek, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. HENRY ROSEBERRY.
    5. PETER CONLEY, b. April 4, 1853, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. September 13, 1929, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, m. MARY ANN WADDELL.
    6. NANCY CONLEY, b. April 6, 1855, Morgan County, Kentucky.
    7. JOHN MILTON CONLEY, b. October 29, 1857, Kentucky, d. March 28, 1937, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH "BETTY" WADDELL.
    8. MATILDA E. CONLEY, b. April 6, 1860, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. February 24, 1942, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. ELIJAH J. KEETON, January 13, 1881, Morgan County, Kentucky. He was b. November 28, 1859, Elk Fork, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. March 19, 1930, Elk Fork, Morgan County, Kentucky.
    9. CAILEY "CELIA" CONLEY, b. April 1865, Kentucky, m. RICHARD KEETON, April 13, 1881, Morgan County, Kentucky. He was b. June 1858, Kentucky, d. 1920.
    10. REBECCA CONLEY, b. 1866, Kentucky.
    11. WILLIAM CONLEY, b. June 1868, Kentucky, m. MARGARET (unknown last name), before 1894, Kentucky. She was b. April 1867, Kentucky.

    (This information comes from Doug Conley's website, The Conley Corner, and other sources)







JOHN MILTON CONLEY, son of MOSES CONLEY and NANCY DAY, was born October 29, 1857 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died March 28, 1937 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH "BETTY" WADDELL, daughter of MERIDETH WADDELL and MARY ANN PENNINGTON, March 15, 1878. She was born July 25, 1853 in Kentucky, and died March 14, 1942 in Morgan County, Kentucky.

    The children of JOHN CONLEY and BETTY WADDELL are:

    1. BENJAMIN CONLEY.
    2. MERIDETH "MURDY" CONLEY.
    3. MINNIE CONLEY, b. June 1881, Kentucky.
    4. PETER CONLEY, b. March 18, 1884, Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. March 15, 1955, Kentucky, m. (1) ELIZABETH SMITH, m. (2) SARAH ELIZABETH FYFFE.
    5. ALICE "ALLIE" CONLEY, b. November 1, 1886, Kentucky.

    (This information comes from Doug Conley's website, The Conley Corner)







PETER CONLEY, son of JOHN MILTON CONLEY and BETTY WADDELL, was born March 18, 1884, Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died March 15, 1955 in Kentucky. He married (1) ELIZABETH SMITH, daughter of PRESTON SMITH and NANCY PENNINGTON, January 6, 1905 in Kentucky. She was born August 2, 1885 in Kentucky, and died May 26, 1941 in Kentucky. He married (2) SARAH ELIZABETH FYFFE. She was born March 14, 1893 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died March 16, 1981 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Elizabeth Smith was the sister of Henry Clay Smith and Vinnie Smith.

Preston Smith's full name was reportedly William Preston Smith, but it's listed as Preston in all of the census reports and according to Kentucky birth records, Preston Smith was born December 24, 1861 in Morgan County to Covington Smith (b. Morgan County) and Lucy Cantrell (b. Morgan County).

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Preston Smith married Nancy Pennington on April 12, 1881 in Morgan County. According to their daughter Louella's obituary, her parents were Preston and Nancy Pendleton Smith.

A photo of Elizabeth Smith Conley's headstone shows that it reads "Elizabeth Conley - August 2, 1885 - May 26, 1944 - At Rest."

On pages 3 & 4 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1900), Preston Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #25, he's a farmer, born in December of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in April of 1959 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 41), Henry C. (son, born in March of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Liza [Elizabeth] (daughter, born in August of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Foster (son, born in December of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Louella (daughter, born in May of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Levinna (daughter, born in January of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), and Oma (daughter, born in October of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2).

    The children of PETER CONLEY and ELIZABETH SMITH are:

    1. BESSIE CONLEY, b. Morgan County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM CLARENCE FANNIN, SR.. He was b. September 3, 1899, d. November 30, 1981, Scioto County, Ohio.
    2. BETTY CONLEY, b. April 2, 1908, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. November 24, 2001, Oxford, Ohio, m. JAMES WILLIAM FANNIN. He was b. December 8, 1894, d. October 30, 1978, Scioto County, Ohio.
    3. LONNIE CONLEY, b. November 9, 1910, Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. June 30, 1989, Waverly, Pike County, Ohio.
    4. AUTIE CONLEY, b. Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (1) NANCY ALICE "DOTTIE" ISON, m. (2) ELIZA HUTCHINSON, m. (3) HERMAL PATRICK.

    (This information comes from Doug Conley's website, The Conley Corner, and other sources)







AUTIE CONLEY, son of PETER CONLEY and ELIZABETH SMITH, was born in Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky. He married (1) NANCY ALICE "DOTTIE" ISON, daughter of DOCKIE B. ISON and JAILY NEVADA HAYES, in Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born October 10, 1916 in Moon, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died March 18, 1972 in Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama. He married (2) ELIZA HUTCHINSON in Ohio. She was b. November 28, 1919 in Crockett, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died October 1, 1992 in Gallipolis, Ohio. He married (3) HERMAL PATRICK in Ohio. She was born in Kentucky.

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

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

    The children of AUTIE CONLEY and DOTTIE ISON are:

    1. JUANITA CONLEY, b. 1937, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. DAVID WILLIS TEETERS.
    2. JAMES KEITH CONLEY, b. March 7, 1960, d. March 7, 1960.
    3. BOYD CECIL CONLEY, b. Ohio, m. TENA FANNIN, daughter of WILLIAM CLARENCE FANNIN JR. and ROSIE (unknown last name).
    4. RANDALL PAUL CONLEY, b. 1938, East Chicago, Indiana, m. BARBARA ELAINE BOLYARD.

    (This information comes from The Conley Corner and other sources)







RANDALL PAUL CONLEY, son of AUTIE CONLEY and DOTTIE ISON, was born about 1938 in East Chicago, Indiana. He married BARBARA ELAINE BOLYARD, daughter of BYRON EDWARD "BARNEY" BOLYARD and ESTHER MARCELLE HABLITZEL.

    The children of RANDALL CONLEY and BARBARA BOLYARD are:

    1. PAUL DOUGLAS CONLEY, m. (1) DIANA LYNN SIMMONS, m. (2) YULIATI.
    2. DENNIS ALLEN CONLEY, m. CONNIE LYNN BOGGS.
    3. STEVEN COREY CONLEY, m. ANNA DELASANDRO.
    4. JENNIFER GAIL CONLEY, m. JAMES ELDON DUMMITT.

    (This information comes from Doug Conley's website, The Conley Corner)







PAUL DOUGLAS CONLEY, son of RANDALL PAUL CONLEY and BARBARA ELAINE BOLYARD, married (1) DIANA LYNN SIMMONS. He married (2) YULIATI.

    The children of DOUG CONLEY and DIANA SIMMONS are:

    1. LENNIS RANDALL CONLEY.
    2. RACHEL ARWEN CONLEY.

    (This information comes from Doug Conley's website, The Conley Corner)







OLLIE POWERS, son of ELIZA F. CONLEY and HARRISON H. POWERS, was born March 13, 1908 in Mashfork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died October 19, 1990 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married RUBY CAUDILL, daughter of BENJAMIN LEWIS "LEWIS" CAUDILL and SUSAN EMILINE LEMASTER, March 3, 1929. She was born February 28, 1908 in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died December 15, 1985 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 102 & 198 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ollie Powers was born March 13, 1908, and died in October of 1990.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ollie Powers died October 19, 1990 in Johnson County at the age of 82. He was living in Magoffin County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ruby Powers was born February 28, 1908, and died in December of 1985. Her last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ruby Powers died December 15, 1985 in Floyd County at the age of 77. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

On page 7 of the 1940 census for District 77-5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1940), Lewis Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Susie (wife, born in Kentucky, 2nd grade education, age 69), Ollie Power (son-in-law, married, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, age 32), Ruby Power (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 32), Hilda M. Power (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Windell G. Power (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Richard Kenneth Power (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of OLLIE POWERS and RUBY CAUDILL are:

    1. HILDA M. POWERS, b. 1930, Kentucky, m. ORVILLE HOWARD.
    2. WENDELL G. POWERS, b. April 17, 1932, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. November 24, 1983, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, m. VIRGINIA LOIS PATRICK.
    3. RICHARD KENNETH POWERS, b. March 9, 1939, Mashfork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. November 14, 1948, Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Mashfork, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Richard K. Powers was born March 9, 1939 in Magoffin County to Ruby Caudill.
      According to his death certificate, Richard Kenneth Powers died November 14, 1948 in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, after drinking lye water. He lived for 2 days after drinking the water. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Mashfork, his birth date as March 9, 1939, his parents as Ollie Powers (b. Mashfork) and Ruby Caudill (b. Mashfork), the informant as Ruby Powers of Falcon, and the burial place as Mashfork.
    4. JACKIE N. POWERS, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH BISHOP.
    5. GERALD L. POWERS, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gerald L. Powers was born in Magoffin County to Ruby Caudill.







HILDA M. POWERS, daughter of OLLIE POWERS and RUBY CAUDILL, was born about 1930 in Kentucky. She married ORVILLE HOWARD, son of ANDREW "BUD" HOWARD and ROSA HUNLEY.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 102 & 198 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of HILDA POWERS and ORVILLE HOWARD are:

    1. DEBORAH GAY HOWARD, m. JUAN DIEGO RODRIGUEZ, son of JOSE V. RODRIGUEZ and ADELINE (unknown last name).
    2. MARCIA LEAN HOWARD.







VIRGINIA LOIS PATRICK, daughter of JUNE CONLEY and VESTER PATRICK, was born about 1938 in Kentucky. She married WENDELL G. POWERS, son of OLLIE POWERS and RUBY CAUDILL. He was born April 17, 1932 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died November 24, 1983 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 103, 140, 164, & 198 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wendell G. Powers was born April 17, 1932 in Magoffin County to Ruby Caudill.

    The children of WENDELL POWERS and LOIS PATRICK are:

    1. ANGELA DAWN POWERS, m. MARTIN J. MILLER.
    2. PATRICK BRIAN POWERS.







JACKIE N. POWERS, son of OLLIE POWERS and RUBY CAUDILL, was born in Magoffin County, Kentucky, He married ELIZABETH J. BISHOP, daughter of CREED BISHOP and DOROTHY SMITH. She was born in Powell County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 103 & 198 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jackie N. Powers was born in Magoffin County to Ruby Caudill.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Elizabeth J. Bishop was born in Powell County to Dorothy Smith.

    The child of JACKIE POWERS and ELIZABETH BISHOP is:

    1. BRADLEY N. POWERS.







JESSIE POWERS, daughter of ELIZA F. CONLEY and HARRISON H. POWERS, was born September 7, 1912 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died August 18, 2004 in Campton, Wolfe County, Kentucky, and is buried in Evans Cemetery in Campton, Wolfe County, Kentucky. She married CLYDE RICE, son of JOHN R. RICE and DORA ALICE SPRADLIN. He was born October 8, 1907 in Kentucky, died June 15, 1985 in Fayette County, Kentucky, and is buried in Evans Cemetery in Campton, Wolfe County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 103 & 191 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jessie Power was born September 7, 1912 in Magoffin County to Eliza Conley.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Jessie Rice lived from September 7, 1912 to August 18, 2004, and was buried in Evans Cemetery in Campton, Wolfe County, Kentucky, and that Clyde Rice lived from October 8, 1907 to June 15, 1985, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jessie Rice was born September 7, 1912, and died August 18, 2004. She received her Social Security card in 1962 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Campton, Wolfe County, Kentucky.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Clyde Rice was born October 8, 1907, and died in June of 1985. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Campton, Wolfe County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Clyde Rice died June 15, 1985 in Fayette County at the age of 77. He was living in Wolfe County at the time of his death.

On page 27 of the 1940 census for District 77-5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1940), Clyde Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #204, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Jessie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 27), Betty Louise (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Lowell Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Eddie Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of JESSIE POWERS and CLYDE RICE are:

    1. BETTY LOUISE RICE, b. 1932, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. BRACKEN F. BORDERS.
    2. LOWELL RAY RICE, b. 1934, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lowell R. Rice was born in Magoffin County to Jessie Powers.
    3. EDDIE JANE RICE, b. 1936, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. JR. BLANTON.







BETTY LOUISE RICE, daughter of JESSIE POWERS and CLYDE RICE, was born in 1932 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married BRACKEN F. BORDERS, son of COY BORDERS and OKIE WILLIAMS. He was born in 1929 in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 103 & 191 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bettie L. Rice was born in Magoffin County to Jesse Powers.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, B. F. Borders was born in Magoffin County to Okie Williams.

    The child of BETTY RICE and B. F. BORDERS is:

    1. BRENDA BORDERS.







EDDIE JANE RICE, daughter of JESSIE POWERS and CLYDE RICE, was born in 1936 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married JR. BLANTON.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 103 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Etta J. Rice was born in Magoffin County to Jessie Powers.

    The children of EDDIE RICE and JR. BLANTON are:

    1. BRENDA BLANTON.
    2. DONA BLANTON.







RICHMOND POWERS, son of ELIZA F. CONLEY and HARRISON H. POWERS, was born July 26, 1915 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died August 21, 1985 in Floyd County, Kentucky. He married ALMA BAYES, daughter of GRACE ADAMS and JAMES JACKSON "JACK" BAYES, January 7, 1933. She was born March 30, 1917 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 20, 2004 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 103 & 547 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Richmond Powers was born July 26, 1915 in Magoffin County to Eliza Conley.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Alma Bays was born March 30, 1917 in Johnson County to Gracy Adams.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Richmond Powers was born July 26, 1915, and died in August of 1985. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Richmond Powers died August 21, 1985 in Floyd County at the age of 70. He was living in Magoffin County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Alma Bayes Powers (age 86), daughter of the late Harry and Gracie Adams Bayes, was a resident of Salyersville at the time of her death. She was born March 30, 1917 in Magoffin County, died August 20, 2004 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richmond Powers; and 2 brothers, Elmer Bayes and Elbert Bayes. She was survived by 4 sons, Harry Jack Powers (of Salyersville), Edwin Carol Powers (Raceland), Charles Richmond Powers (Flatwoods), and Gary Lee Powers (Edison, Ohio); 1 daughter, Freda Mae Wilcox (Gilead, Ohio); 1 brother, Harry Bayes (Gilead, Ohio); 1 sister, Mary Crace (Oil Springs); 9 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

    The children of RICHMOND POWERS and ALMA BAYES are:

    1. HARRY JACK POWERS, m. OPAL FAYE HOWARD, daughter of ANDREW "BUD" HOWARD and ROSA HUNLEY.
    2. FREDA MAE POWERS, m. EDGAR M. WILCOX.
    3. EDWIN CAROL POWERS, m. SHIRLEY PORTER.
    4. CHARLES RICHMOND POWERS, m. CONNIE CONLEY.
    5. GARY LEE POWERS, m. BRENDA KAY WARD.







FREDA MAE POWERS, daughter of RICHMOND POWERS and ALMA BAYES, married EDGAR M. WILCOX, son of JESSE WILCOX and SHIRLEY DIXON.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 103 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of FREDA POWERS and EDGAR WILCOX are:

    1. MARK MARION WILCOX, m. KATHLEEN ANN FRIEND, daughter of RAYMOND FRIEND and KATHRINE E. CALVERT.
    2. SCOTT ERIC WILCOX.







EDWIN CAROL POWERS, son of RICHMOND POWERS and ALMA BAYES, married SHIRLEY PORTER, daughter of HASTEN PORTER and GRETIS WILLIAMS.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 103 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of EDWIN POWERS and SHIRLEY PORTER are:

    1. MICHAEL POWERS.
    2. DONALD RAY POWERS.
    3. CAROL ANN POWERS.







CHARLES RICHMOND POWERS, son of RICHMOND POWERS and ALMA BAYES, married CONNIE BEATRICE CONLEY, daughter of ORAL CONLEY and JUNE LAVENDER.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 63 & 103 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of CHARLES POWERS and CONNIE CONLEY are:

    1. LADONNA LYNN POWERS.
    2. BARRY KEITH POWERS.







GARY LEE POWERS, son of RICHMOND POWERS and ALMA BAYES, married BRENDA KAY WARD, daughter of WAULETTA G. WILLIAMS and CHESTER WARD.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 103 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Wauletta G. Williams is the daughter of Grace L. Dotson and Ransom B. "Bee" Williams.

    The children of GARY POWERS and BRENDA WARD are:

    1. ALICIA GAIL POWERS.
    2. PAMELA RENEE POWERS.







WILLIAM POWERS, son of ELIZA F. CONLEY and HARRISON H. POWERS, was born February 11, 1918 in Mashfork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died October 6, 1967. He married THELMA LITTERAL, daughter of DONA LITTERAL and DELILAH RISNER. She was born about 1919 in Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 104, 192, & 549 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of WILLIAM POWERS and THELMA LITTERAL are:

    1. PAUL ALLEN POWERS.
    2. CARL DONA POWERS.
    3. MABEL FAYE POWERS.







MACK POWERS, son of ELIZA F. CONLEY and HARRISON H. POWERS, was born about 1920 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married IRMA CAUDILL. She was born about 1917 in Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 104 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mack Powers was born in Magoffin County to Eliza Conley.

On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 77-5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1940), Lizzie Power is listed as the head of the household for house #153, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, she has a 6th grade education, and she's 64 years old. Also listed are Max (son, married, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 20), and Ina (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, 3 years of high school, age 23).

    The children of MACK POWERS and IRMA CAUDILL are:

    1. INA MYREL POWERS, m. (1) GEORGE F. PERKINS, m. (2) RALPH DUNN.
    2. EVA MAE POWERS, m. JOHN D. RISCH.
    3. PHILLIP RAY POWERS, m. HYE CHONG KIM.
    4. ROSETTA POWERS, m. WILLIAM W. JOHNSON.
    5. RANDALL POWERS, m. CONNIE WILLIAMS.
    6. ROBERTA POWERS.
    7. DAVID POWERS, m. PATRICIA STILTNER.
    8. GLENDA JOYCE POWERS, m. ROBERT FRENCH.







INA MYREL POWERS, daughter of MACK POWERS and IRMA CAUDILL, married (1) GEORGE F. PERKINS. She married (2) RALPH DUNN.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 104 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of INA POWERS and GEORGE PERKINS is:

    1. TIMOTHY PERKINS, m. GERRI COOPER.







EVA MAE POWERS, daughter of MACK POWERS and IRMA CAUDILL, married JOHN D. RISCH.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 104 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of EVA POWERS and JOHN RISCH are:

    1. CAROLYN ANN RISCH.
    2. JOHN ALLEN RISCH.







PHILLIP RAY POWERS, son of MACK POWERS and IRMA CAUDILL, married HYE CHONG KIM.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 104 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of PHILLIP POWERS and HYE CHONG KIM is:

    1. LILLIAN POWERS.







ROSETTA POWERS, daughter of MACK POWERS and IRMA CAUDILL, married WILLIAM W. JOHNSON.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 104 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of ROSETTA POWERS and WILLIAM JOHNSON are:

    1. HEATHER LYNN JOHNSON.
    2. HOLLY LEIGH JOHNSON.
    3. DAVID WARREN JOHNSON.







RANDALL POWERS, son of MACK POWERS and IRMA CAUDILL, married CONNIE WILLIAMS.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 104 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of RANDALL POWERS and CONNIE WILLIAMS is:

    1. STEPHEN CRAIG POWERS.







GLENDA JOYCE POWERS, daughter of MACK POWERS and IRMA CAUDILL, married ROBERT FRENCH.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 104 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of GLENDA POWERS and ROBERT FRENCH is:

    1. JENNIFER LEIGH FRENCH.







ALONZO C. "A. C." CONLEY, son of ISAIAH CONLEY and NANCY JANE CAUDILL, was born April 28, 1879 in State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died March 12, 1961 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Isaiah Conley Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married MARTHA D. CAUDILL, daughter of CYNTHIA E. CONLEY and LEWIS F. CAUDILL, August 17, 1906 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born June 24, 1884 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 11, 1959 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Isaiah Conley Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 104 & 352 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Alonzo C. Conley (single, b. State Road Fork, father b. Johnson County, mother b. Magoffin County, age 26) married Martha D. Caudill (b. Johnson County, parents b. Johnson County, age 22) August 17, 1906 in Magoffin County at the home of L. Lemaster. The witnesses were L. C. Prater and Pearly Rice, and the minister was J. D. Conley.

When Alonzo C. Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Falcon, Magoffin County, that his nearest relative was Martha Conley of Falcon, and that he was born April 28, 1879. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Alonza C. Conley [sic] lived from 1879 to 1961, and was buried in Isaiah Conley Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and that Martha D. Conley lived from 1884 to 1959, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, A. C. Canley died March 12, 1961 in Magoffin County at the age of 81.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Martha C. Conley died March 11, 1959 in Magoffin County at the age of 74.

On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Lonzo Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 24), Dennie (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Bissie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1), Nancy J. (mother, marital status blank, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 74), and Cyntha (sister, marital status blank, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27).

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 9 & 10, 1920), Lonzo C. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Martha D. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35), Dennie (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Bessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Fredie (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Wiley (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Flora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Raymond (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 11 months).

On page 29 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Lon Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #288, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 27, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 46), Dennie (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), Bessie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Freddie (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Wiley (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Flora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Ramon (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 10 of the 1940 census for District 77-5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1940), Alonzo Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #77, 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 60 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 55), Dennie (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 32), Fred (son, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 2 years of college, age 29), Wiley (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 27), Raymond (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 24), and Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 19).

    The children of ALONZO CONLEY and MARTHA CAUDILL are:

    1. DENNIE CONLEY, b. June 4, 1907, Kentucky.
    2. BESSIE CONLEY, b. June 22, 1908, Kentucky, m. CARL ADAMS.
    3. FRED CONLEY, b. May 30, 1910, Kentucky, d. August 10, 1979.
    4. WILEY CONLEY, b. December 24, 1911, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. JOSEPHINE COLUMBUS.
    5. FLORA CONLEY, b. May 20, 1914, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) FRANK FOSTER, m. (2) CLARENCE LEWIS.
    6. RAYMOND CONLEY, b. February 10, 1916, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. BEATRICE CONLEY.
    7. HOMER CONLEY, b. October 10, 1921, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. February 20, 1944, Los Angeles County, California, m. LILLIAN JOHNSON.







BESSIE CONLEY, daughter of ALONZO C. "A. C." CONLEY and MARTHA D. CAUDILL, was born June 22, 1908 in Kentucky. She married CARL ADAMS, son of ANDY ADAMS and (unknown).

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 105 & 353 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of BESSIE CONLEY and CARL ADAMS is:

    1. ELOISE ADAMS.







WILEY CONLEY, son of ALONZO C. "A. C." CONLEY and MARTHA D. CAUDILL, was born December 24, 1911 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married JOSEPHINE COLUMBUS, daughter of JAMES COLUMBUS and GRACE EVANS. She was born April 14, 1932, died May 16, 1981, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 105 & 353 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Willey Conley was born December 24, 1911 in Magoffin County to Martha Caudill.

    The children of WILEY CONLEY and JOSEPHINE COLUMBUS are:

    1. DONALD LEWIS CONLEY, b. June 9, 1954, d. July 2, 1979.
    2. JANIS CONLEY, m. PAUL ORION MEADE JR., son of PAUL ORION MEADE and MISSOURI MINIX.
    3. JACKIE LYN CONLEY, b. November 8, 1957, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 12, 2008, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Horse Pen, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Jackie Conley (age 50), son of the late Wiley and Josephine Columbus Conley, was born November 8, 1957 in Johnson County, died June 12, 2008 at home in Salyersville, and was buried in Conley Cemetery in Horse Pen. He was preceded in death by 1 brother, Donald Conley. He was survived by 1 daughter, Darlena Young; and 1 sister, Janis Conley (Williamstown). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







JANIS CONLEY, daughter of WILEY CONLEY and JOSEPHINE COLUMBUS, married PAUL ORION MEADE JR., son of PAUL ORION MEADE and MISSOURI MINIX.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 105 & 353 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of JANIS CONLEY and PAUL MEADE are:

    1. APRIL DAWN MEADE.
    2. PAUL ORION MEADE III.







FLORA CONLEY, daughter of ALONZO C. "A. C." CONLEY and MARTHA D. CAUDILL, was born May 20, 1914 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married (1) FRANK FOSTER. She married (2) CLARENCE LEWIS.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 105 & 353 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Flora Conley was born May 20, 1914 in Magoffin County to Marth Caudill.

    The children of FLORA CONLEY and FRANK FOSTER are:

    1. BETTY LOU FOSTER.
    2. ALAN RAY FOSTER.
    3. ROGER FOSTER.







RAYMOND CONLEY, son of ALONZO C. "A. C." CONLEY and MARTHA D. CAUDILL, was born February 10, 1916 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married BEATRICE CONLEY, daughter of THOMAS JEFFERSON CONLEY and FLORA BORDERS. She was born about 1924 in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 105, 124, & 353 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Raymond Conley was born February 10, 1916 in Magoffin County to Martha Caudill.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Beatrice Conley was born in Magoffin County to Martha Caudill.

    The children of RAYMOND CONLEY and BEATRICE CONLEY are:

    1. BARBARA ANN CONLEY, m. (1) RICHARD TETERS, m. (2) JOHN E. CHANDLER.
    2. SUDELL CONLEY, m. GERALD H. AULT.
    3. MARSHALL MARTIN CONLEY.
    4. SALLY ANN CONLEY, m. BILL PATRICK.







BARBARA ANN CONLEY, daughter of RAYMOND CONLEY and BEATRICE CONLEY, married (1) RICHARD TETERS. She married (2) JOHN E. CHANDLER.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 105, 124, & 353 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of BARBARA CONLEY and RICHARD TETERS are:

    1. SHANNAN LEIGH TETERS.
    2. BRADLEY RYAN TETERS.







SUDELL CONLEY, daughter of RAYMOND CONLEY and BEATRICE CONLEY, married GERALD H. AULT.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 105, 124, & 353 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of SUDELL CONLEY and JERRY AULT are:

    1. NANCY JO AULT.
    2. MICHAEL SCOTT AULT.
    3. SUSAN LEIGH AULT.







SALLY CONLEY, daughter of RAYMOND CONLEY and BEATRICE CONLEY, married BILL PATRICK.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 105, 124, & 353 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of SALLY CONLEY and BILL PATRICK is:

    1. DARREN MORGAN PATRICK.







CYNTHIA E. CONLEY, daughter of ISAIAH CONLEY and NANCY JANE CAUDILL, was born April 2, 1883 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died July 3, 1968 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Isaiah Conley Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 105 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of her headstone shows that Cynthia E. Conley, lived from April 2, 1883 to July 3, 1968, and was buried in Isaiah Conley Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Cynthia Conley was born April 2, 1883, and died in July of 1968. Her last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Cynthia is found living in the home of her brother. Lonzo Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 24), Dennie (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Bissie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1), Nancy J. (mother, marital status blank, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 74), and Cyntha (sister, marital status blank, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27).

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 2 & 3, 1920), Cynthia is found living in the home of her sister and brother-in-law. Frank Kazee is listed as the head of the household for house #6, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Abbie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 58), Powell (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Lloyd (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Lucy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), Buell (son, minister, born in Kentucky, age 19), Lonie (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Synthia Conley (sister-in-law, single, washwoman, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), and Mollie Conley (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 28 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), Cynthia Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #280, she's a farmer, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 47 years old. Also listed are Mollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Imogene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 10 of the 1940 census for District 77-5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1940), Cyentha Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #98, she's single, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, and she's 57 years old. Also listed are Mollie (daughter, single, public school teacher, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 2 years of college, age 29), and Emogene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17).

    The children of CYNTHIA CONLEY and (unknown) are:

    1. MOLLIE JANE CONLEY, b. May 8, 1910, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. October 28, 2005, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Mollie Jane Conley (age 95), daughter of the late Cynthia E. Conley, was a retired school teacher. She was born May 8, 1910 in Magoffin County, died October 28, 2005 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Conley Cemetery in Falcon. She was survived by her sister, Imagene Conley (of Salyersville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. IMOGENE W. CONLEY, b. 1923, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Emogine W. Conley was born in Magoffin County to Cynthia Conley.







CAROLINE CONLEY, daughter of HENRY JACKSON CONLEY and ELIZABETH CRACE, was born in May of 1862 in Kentucky, died about 1906, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married GEORGE WASHINGTON HOWARD, son of WILLIAM HOWARD JR. and CATHERINE HELTON, August 22, 1882 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born in February of 1852 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died before 1910, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 106 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

George Washington Howard was the brother of Henry S. Howard, Letha Ann Howard, and Paulina Howard.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, George W. Howard married Caroline Conley on August 22, 1882 in Magoffin County at the home of H. J. Conley. The witnesses were L. B. Mead and Jacob Salyer, and the minister was Nehemiah Crace.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Catherine Conley Howard and George Washington Howard were both buried in Conley Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky. No headstone photos are provided.

On page 61 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated July 11, 1860), William Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #416, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Catharine (born in Kentucky, age 30), Henry (born in Kentucky, age 12), Lethy (born in Kentucky, age 11), G. W. [George] (born in Kentucky, age 9), Casey (born in Kentucky, age 7), and Caroline (born in Kentucky, age 2). George's future wife, Caroline, is in house #422.

On page 7 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Wash Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's a farmer, born in February of 1852 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Carline (wife, born in May of 1862 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 38), Hattie (daughter, born in September of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), Ida (daughter, born in April of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Lou (daughter, born in January of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Della (daughter, born in October of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Hulda (daughter, born in May of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Elisabeth (daughter, born in May of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 70 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1910), Caroline and George are both deceased and Hulda and Alma are found living in the home of their aunt and uncle. Sherman Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 15 years old, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Huldy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 32), Stega (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Alma Howard (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), and Hulda Howard (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

    The children of CAROLINE CONLEY and GEORGE HOWARD are:

    1. HATTIE HOWARD, b. September 13, 1883, Kentucky, d. October 31, 1927, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ED BLANTON.
    2. CYNTHIA IDA "IDA" HOWARD, b. April 28, 1886, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. September 28, 1975, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) WILLIAM RANSOM PICKLESIMER, m. (2) ALONZO "CUB" WITTEN.
    3. LOUCINA "LOU" HOWARD, b. June 13, 1888, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. February 7, 1985, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JAMES W. FAIRCHILD.
    4. DELLA HOWARD, b. October 21, 1890, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 2, 1939, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. LINZIE LONG.
    5. ALTA HOWARD.
      Notes: Alta Howard died at the age of 9 months.
    6. HULDA HOWARD, b. May 27, 1896, Kentucky, d. March 31, 1982, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, m. BENJAMIN CONLEY.
    7. ELIZABETH "BESS" HOWARD, b. May 24, 1899, Kentucky, d. December 17, 1994, Gallia County, Ohio, m. (1) CHARLIE CONLEY, m. (2) MILLIGAN WILLIAMS.
    8. ALMA HOWARD, b. August 16, 1902, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 19, 1954, Washington Court House, Fayette County, Ohio, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. EARL TRIGG STONE.







OLIVER SHANNON CONLEY, son of HENRY JACKSON CONLEY and ELIZABETH CRACE, was born June 4, 1864 in Kentucky, died April 3, 1934, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Litterals Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married ELIZA A. LOVE, daughter of WILLIAM JEFFERSON H. "JEFFERSON" LOVE and MARY ANDERSON, September 11, 1886 in State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born July 20, 1871 in Lee County, Virginia, died March 12, 1937 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried Conley Cemetery in Litterals Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 106 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. That book says that Oliver and Eliza Love Conley were both buried in Conley Cemetery on Litteral's Fork in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Eliza Love was the sister of James Henry Love and Julia Love.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that William J. Love lived from August 30, 1843 to April 2, 1908, and was buried in Marion Hale Cemetery in Mine Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and that Mary Love lived from October 10, 1842 to July 4, 1921, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Mary Anderson Love died July 4, 1921 in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from heart dropsy. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Virginia, her birth date as September 10, 1842, her marital status as widowed, her father as Jerry Anderson (b. Virginia), and the burial place as Hale Cemetery.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Oliver S. Conley married Eliza A. Love on September 11, 1886 in Magoffin County at the home of Jeff Love. The witnesses were Frank Adams and Isaiah Cheek, and the minister was C. C. Crace.

According to her death certificate, Eliza Love Conley died March 12, 1937 in Magoffin County from pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birth date is listed as July 20, 1871, her birthplace as Lee County, Virginia, her marital status as single [sic], her husband as O. S. Conley, her parents as Jefferson Love (b. Lee County, Virginia) and Mary Anderson (b. Lee County, Virginia), the informant as Ewell Conley of Falcon, Kentucky, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as Chas. Wheeler Cemetery in Salyersville.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Eliza Couley died March 12, 1937 in Magoffin County at the age of 65.

On page 13 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1880), Jefferson Love is listed as the head of the household for house #103, no occupation is listed, he's born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 37), James H. (son, born in Virginia, age 12), Harvey (son, born in Missouri, age 10), Eliza A. (daughter, born in Virginia, age 8), William M. (son, born in Virginia, age 6), John Isaac (son, born in Virginia, age 4), Barbra J. (daughter, born in Virginia, age 3), and Cornelia (daughter, born in September of 1879 in Kentucky, age 8 months). In house #102 lives Mary Elizabeth Cheek who will eventually marry Oliver's brother Hausten.

On pages 6 & 7 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), Oliver Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a farmer, born in June of 1864 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Liza (wife, born in July of 1873 in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 27), William L. (son, born in April of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), James T. (son, born in June of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Ewell W. (son, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), John W. (son, born in September of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), and Mary B. (daughter, born in September of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), Oliver S. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #191, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 23 years, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Liza (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 38), Tone (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Ewell (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Blanche (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Edward (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Grant (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 73 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 21, 1920), Shannon Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #36, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Eliza (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 48), Blanche (daughter, single, assistant post master, born in Kentucky, age 21), Grant (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Alka (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Myrtle Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years), and Mary Love (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 77).

On page 22 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Shannon Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #173, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Liza (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, first married at 15, age 58), and Myrtle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    The children of OLIVER CONLEY and ELIZA LOVE are:

    1. WILLIAM LLOYD "LLOYD" CONLEY, b. April 13, 1888, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 3, 1939, buried in Rantoul, Champaign County, Illinois, m. MARTHA CRAFT.
    2. JAMES TONY "TONE" CONLEY, b. June 29, 1890, Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 15, 1975, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) ELLA BORDERS, m. (2) LASSIE HALL.
    3. EWELL WELLINGTON CONLEY, b. February 20, 1893, Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. April 27, 1949, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. LYDIA BORDERS.
    4. JOHN W. CONLEY, b. September 17, 1895, Kentucky, d. March 5, 1985, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. RUIE CRAFT.
    5. MARY BLANCHE "BLANCHE" CONLEY, b. September 4, 1898, Kentucky, d. September 19, 1966, Marion, Marion County, Ohio, buried in Coopersville, Pike County, Ohio, m. WALTER B. PENNINGTON.
    6. LEWIS EDWARD "EDWARD" CONLEY, b. December 18, 1900, Kentucky, d. November 28, 1980, Lancaster, Garrard County, Kentucky, buried in Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky, m. LEONA B. CAUDILL.
    7. MARGIE BELL CONLEY, b. April 15, 1903, d. January 19, 1905.
    8. OLIVER GRANT "GRANT" CONLEY, b. June 11, 1907, Kentucky, d. November 12, 1983, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Plain City, Madison County, Ohio, m. ADDIE B. COFFEY.
    9. ALKA MAYO CONLEY, b. May 13, 1910, Kentucky, d. May 30, 1978, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, m. ELZA HALL.
    10. MYRTLE JANE CONLEY, b. September 6, 1916, Kentucky, m. DUELL R. ADAMS.







WILLIAM LLOYD "LLOYD" CONLEY, son of OLIVER SHANNON CONLEY and ELIZA A. LOVE, was born April 13, 1888 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died March 3, 1939, and is buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Rantoul, Champaign County, Illinois. He married MARTHA CRAFT, daughter of JAMES A. CRAFT and PHOEBE ANN CAUDILL, June 23, 1919. She was born December 12, 1898 in Kentucky, died September 27, 1980 in Arlington Heights, Cook County, Illinois, and is buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Rantoul, Champaign County, Illinois.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 106 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. In that book it says that William Conley was born April 13, 1888, and died March 3, 1939, and that Martha Craft was born December 12, 1898, and died September 27, 1980. It also says that they were married June 23, 1919.

Lloyd Conley's brother, John, married Martha Craft's sister, Ruie.

When William Lloyd Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Boyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a laborer for Ashland Steel Company in Ashland, Kentucky, that he lived in Ashland, and that he was born April 13, 1888 near Salyersville, Magoffin County. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Wm. Loyde Conley [sic] lived from 1888 to 1939, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Rantoul, Champaign County, Illinois, and that Martha Conley lived from 1898 to 1980, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Ohio death records, there was a William Conley who died March 3, 1938 in Scioto County.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Martha Conley December 17, 1898, and died in September of 1980. She received her Social Security card in Illinois prior to 1951, and her last place of residence was in Arlington Heights, Cook County, Illinois.

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 77 (Troy Township) in Delaware County, Ohio (dated January 20, 1920), Lloyd W. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #129, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 31 years old. Also listed is Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21).

On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 10-32 (East Bend Township) in Champaign County, Illinois (dated April 2, 1930), Loyd W. Conely is listed as the head of the household for house #149, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 30, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 30), Maynard (son, born in Ohio, age 10), Estalena (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Harold C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 2 months).

On page 2 of the 1940 census for District 10-48 (Ludlow) in Champaign County, Illinois (dated April 2 & 3, 1940), Martha Conley is listed as the mother of the household for house #17, she's widowed, not working, she was living in rural Champaign County in 1935, and she's 41 years old. Also listed are Maynard C. (son, farm laborer, born in Ohio, age 19), Estalena (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Harold C. (son, born in Illinois, age 13).

    The children of LLOYD CONLEY and MARTHA CRAFT are:

    1. CLYDE MAYNARD "MAYNARD" CONLEY, b. 1921, Ohio, m. BETTY J. CRAIG.
    2. ESTALENA C. CONLEY, b. 1922, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM CARL MCVEY.
    3. HAROLD CLINE CONLEY, b. January 30, 1926, Illinois, d. May 17, 1975, m. NANCY SAMPSON.







CLYDE MAYNARD "MAYNARD" CONLEY, son of WILLIAM LLOYD "LLOYD" CONLEY and MARTHA CRAFT, was born about 1921 in Ohio. He married BETTY J. CRAIG.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 106 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of MAYNARD CONLEY and BETTY CRAIG are:

    1. STEPHEN CRAIG CONLEY, m. KRISTI SOARYSU.
    2. GREGORY ALAN CONLEY, m. MARY ANN HINNAN.
    3. MARC AARON CONLEY.







EDITH BALDRIDGE, daughter of HENRY JACKSON BALDRIDGE and SARAH A. WEBB, was born August 19, 1909 in Kentucky, died September 2, 1979 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Richmond Memorial Cemetery in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky. She married EDGAR GRADEN "GRADEN" ELKINS, son of WILLIAM COLUMBUS "COLUMBUS" ELKINS and VICTORIA AKERS, about 1929. He was born January 25, 1901 in Kentucky, died March 20, 1961 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Richmond Memorial Cemetery in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Columbus Elkins married Victoria Akers on November 1, 1897 in Floyd County.

According to her death certificate, Victoria Akers Elkins died June 23, 1936 in Little Paint, Floyd County, Kentucky, from senility. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Floyd County, her birth date as October 8, 1877, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Columbus Elkins, her parents as Nelson Akers (b. Floyd County) and Elizabeth Boyd (b. Floyd County), the informant as Ollie Elkins of Wayland, Kentucky, and the burial place as Little Paint.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photos of their headstones shows that Edith B. Elkins lived from August 19, 1909 to September 2, 1979, and was buried in Richmond Memorial Cemetery in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, and that Graden Elkins lived from January 25, 1901 to March 20, 1961, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Edith Elkins died September 2, 1979 in Floyd County at the age of 70.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Edith Elkins was born August 19, 1909, and died in September of 1979. She received her Social Security card in 1960-61 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in East Point, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Edgar G. Elkins died March 20, 1961 in Floyd County at the age of 60. He was living in Floyd County at the time of his death.

On page 2 of the 1910 census for District 50 (Hager Shoals) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), William C. Elkins is listed as the head of the household for house #14, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Victory (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 33), Ollie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Graden (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Goldie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2). Their son, Grats, is found living with his grandparents, Charles and Lorena Louise Stratton Elkins [according to Kentucky marriage records, they were married February 2, 1861 in Floyd County] 2 houses away.

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 2 (Auxier) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1920), Columbus Elkins is listed as the head of the household for house #33, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Vick (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 42), Ollie (son, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 21), Gats [Gratz] (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 20), Graden (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Goldie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Gracia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Lorena Elkins (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 82).

On page 35 of the 1930 census for District 36-28 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1930), Vick Elkins is listed as the head of the household for house #328, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and she's 53 years old. Also listed are Graden Elkins (son, married, section worker for the railroad, born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 25), Edith Elkins (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 21), and Grace Elkins (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20).

On page 37 of the 1940 census for District 36-4 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated May 22, 1940), Graden Elkins is listed as the head of the household for house #334, he's a laborer for the railroad, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Edith (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 30), and Ivanell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5).

    The child of EDITH BALDRIDGE and GRADEN ELKINS is:

    1. IVANELL ELKINS, b. 1934, Floyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ivanell Elkins was born in Floyd County to Edith Baldridge.

    (This information comes from Beverly Blackburn and other sources)







NIMROD HITCHCOCK, son of PARKER HITCHCOCK and ELIZABETH SHEPHERD, was born March 3, 1828 in Whitley County, Kentucky. He married (1) MARY PELPHREY, daughter of ALEXANDER F. PELPHREY and AILSEY LEMASTER, October 13, 1847 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born about 1830 in Kentucky, and died about 1849. He married (2) MARY FRANCES BAYES, daughter of JOSHUA BAYES and (unknown first name) OWENS, about 1849. She was born May 25, 1833 in Kentucky, died January 8, 1912 in Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Mary Bayes was the sister of William A. Bayes.

Nimrod Hitchcock reportedly died April 15, 1894 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

On Mary Bayes' brother William Bayes' death certificate (1838-1915), his parents are listed as Joshua Bayes and [no first name] Owens. Their mother's maiden name was reportedly Lucinda Owens, and she died in 1850.

Mary Pelphrey Hitchcock died about 1849 and her son, George Alexander Pelphrey, was raised by his grandparents, Alexander and Ailsey Lemaster Pelphrey.

According to her death certificate, Mary F. Hitchcock died January 8, 1912 in Low Gap from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County [Magoffin County didn't exist until 1860), her birth date as May 25, 1833, her marital status as widowed, her father as Joshua Bayes (b. Virginia), her mother's maident name as Owens (b. Virginia), the informant as Caleb Hitchcock of Volga, Kentucky, and the burial place as Volga, Kentucky.

On page 51 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated September 5, 1850), Nimrod Hitchcock is listed as the head of the household for house #335, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 22 years old. Also listed is Mary F. (born in Kentucky, age 17).

On page 19 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 21, 1860), Nimrod Hitchcock is listed as the head of the household for house #755, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Mary F. (born in Kentucky, age 27), Cynthia E. (born in Kentucky, age 9), Mary R. (born in Kentucky, age 7), and Sarah E. (born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to Nimrod's parents.

On page 26 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 8, 1870), Nimrod Hitchcock is listed as the head of the household for house #184, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Mary F. (born in Kentucky, age 35), Cynthia E. (born in Kentucky, age 19), Sarah E. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Francis M. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Samantha (born in Kentucky, age 6), Lydia (born in Kentucky, age 5), Elizabeth (male, born in Kentucky, age 3), and John (born in December of 1869 in Kentucky, age 5 months).

On page 11 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), Nimrod Hitchcock is listed as the head of the household for house #88, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Mary F. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 47), Merian (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Samantha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Lydia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Eligah (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Minerva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Lou-Emly (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Caleb (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 22 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1900), Mary Hitchcock is found living in the home of her son. Caleb Hitchcock is listed as the head of the household for house #179, he's a farmer, born in February of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Abbie (wife, born in April of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 23), Verley (son, born in July of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), Mary Hitchcock (mother, born in May of 1833 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 16 children and 9 are still living, age 67), and Stella Williams (niece, born in July of 1891 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), Mary is still found living with her son. Caleb Hitchcock is listed as the head of the household for family #4 (the houses aren't numbered), he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Abby (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 32), Verlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Nemma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Jula (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Taulby [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 11 months), Mary F. Hitchcock (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 76), and Davis Hitchcock [hard to read] (single, servant, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21). They are living next to Caleb's brother, John.

    The child of NIMROD HITCHCOCK and MARY PELPHREY is:

    1. GEORGE ALEXANDER HITCHCOCK, b. August 1849, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. 1885, m. FRANCIS EMELINE MEADE, November 1, 1865, Johnson County, Kentucky. She was b. August 4, 1844, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 1923.

    The children of NIMROD HITCHCOCK and MARY BAYES are:

    1. CYNTHIA E. HITCHCOCK, b. April 22, 1851, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 20, 1914, Big Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ANDREW MARTIN FAIRCHILD.
    2. MARY C. HITCHCOCK, b. March 7, 1853, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOSEPH C. WILLIAMS.
    3. (unnamed) HITCHCOCK, b. December 5, 1854, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 7, 1854, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky death records, there was an unnamed female child that died December 7, 1854 in Johnson County at the age of 2 days. Her parents were listed as Nimrod and Mary Hitchcock and the cause of death was unknown.
    4. (unnamed) HITCHCOCK, b. July 8, 1856, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 10, 1856, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky death records, there was an unnamed male child that died July 10, 1856 in Johnson County at the age of 2 days. His parents were listed as Nimrod and Mary Hitchcock and the cause of death was the croup.
    5. SARAH E. HITCHCOCK, b. 1859, Kentucky.
    6. FRANCIS MARION HITCHCOCK, b. 1862, Kentucky.
    7. SAMANTHA HITCHCOCK, b. 1864, Kentucky.
    8. LYDIA HITCHCOCK, b. February 1866, Kentucky, d. about 1901, m. HARRISON B. BLAIR.
    9. ELIJAH HITCHCOCK, b. December 26, 1867, Kentucky, d. April 21, 1936, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SARAH ALLIE MCDOWELL..
    10. JOHN D. HITCHCOCK, b. December 14, 1869, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 20, 1917, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ALICE BARKER.
    11. MINERVA HITCHCOCK, b. February 3, 1872, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 13, 1950, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. THOMAS MANFORD LEMASTER.
    12. LOU EMILY HITCHCOCK, b. 1874, Kentucky.
    13. (unnamed) HITCHCOCK, b. January 31, 1876, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 2, 1856, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky death records, there was an unnamed male child that died February 2, 1876 in Johnson County at the age of 2 days. His parents were listed as Nimrod and Mary Hitchcock.
    14. CALEB HITCHCOCK, b. February 23, 1877, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 17, 1951, Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ABIGAIL BROWN.







LACY ADAMS, daughter of CORA A. LITTERAL and RILEY M. ADAMS, was born July 14, 1900 in Kentucky, and died December 20, 1994 in Scioto County, Ohio. She married CHARLES LEROY WILSON, son of SHERMAN WILSON and GRACE KATHERINE "KITTY" TRUMAN, about 1898. He was born December 10, 1899 in Ohio, and April 7, 1967 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: Kitty Truman's birth name was Keziah Mariah Truman but she didn't like that and changed it. It's found to be Kezziah M. on page 3 of the 1880 census for District 167 (Morgan Township) in Scioto County, Ohio.

When Charles Leroy Wilson's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, he stated that he was a farmer, that his closest relative was Sherman Wilson, and that he was born December 10, 1899. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lacy Wilson was born July 14, 1900, and died December 20, 1994. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Lacy Adams Wilson was born July 14, 1900 in Kentucky, and died December 20, 1994 in a long-term care facility in Scioto County at the age of 94. Her father's surname is listed as Adams, her mother's maiden name as Litteral, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Charles Wilson was born December 10, 1899, and died in April of 1967. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Charles L. Wilson was born about 1900, and died April 7, 1967 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 67. He was married at the time of his death.

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 112 (Morgan Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated June 11, 1900), Sherman Wilson is listed as the head of the household for house #81, he's a farm laborer, born in March of 1876 in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, married for 2 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Kitty G. (wife, born in February of 1875 in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, married for 2 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 25), and Charles L. (son, born in December of 1899 in Ohio, age 5 months). Kitty's parents, James and Monica Truman, are in house #83.

On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 142 (Valley Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 21, 1910), Sherman J. Wilson is listed as the head of the household for house #124, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Kitty (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children [hard to read] and all are still living, age 35), Charles L. (son, born in Ohio, age 10), Flora V. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 8), Nettie (daughter, born in Ohio, age 3), and Flora B. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 1 year 7 months).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 141 (Valley Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated January 13, 1920), Sherman Wilson is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Kittie (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, 44), Charles (son, born in Ohio, age 20), Violet [Flora Violet] (daughter, born in Ohio, age 18), Nettie (daughter, born in Ohio, age 13), Floride [Florida B.] (daughter, born in Ohio, age 11), Florence (daughter, born in Ohio, age 8), and Howard (son, born in Ohio, age 1).

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 73-11 (Jefferson Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 19, 1930), Charles L. Wilson is listed as the head of the household for house #152, he's a brick worker in a brick plant, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at age 24, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Lacey (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at 24, age 29), Carl L. (son, born in Ohio, age 5), Alice K. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 3), Marjory M. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 1), and Nola Fay (daughter, born in Ohio, age 2 months).

On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 73-8 (Jefferson Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 25, 1940), Charles Leroy Wilson is listed as the head of the household for house #179, he's a roadworker for the W.P.A. road project, born in Ohio, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Lacy (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 39), Carl Leroy (son, born in Ohio, age 15), Alice Katherine (daughter, born in Ohio, age 13), Marjery Mae (daughter, born in Ohio, age 11), Wanita Ruth (daughter, born in Ohio, age 7), and George Earl (son, born in Ohio, age 4).

    The children of LACY ADAMS and CHARLES WILSON are:

    1. CARL LEROY WILSON, b. 1925, Ohio.
    2. ALICE KATHERINE WILSON, b. 1927, Ohio.
    3. MARJORY M. WILSON, b. 1928, Ohio.
    4. NOLA FAY WILSON, b. 1929, Ohio.
    5. WANITA RUTH WILSON, b. 1933, Ohio.
    6. GEORGE EARL WILSON, b. 1936, Ohio.







SOLA GERTRUDE CONLEY, daughter of JAMES HAYDEN CONLEY and CYNTHIA ELLEN RICE, was born in December of 1868 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 23, 1961 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (1) WILLIAM J. TRIMBLE, son of JOHN GEORGE TRIMBLE and MATILDA VANHOOSE, September 12, 1886 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born August 27, 1865 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 28, 1937 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. Sola Conley married (2) GEORGE W. CARTER, son of HENRY CLAY CARTER and LAURA EMILY (unknown last name), about 1939. He was born about 1874 in Carter County, Kentucky, died October 4, 1945 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 316 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found in the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. On page 489 of that book it says:

No. 243. N. SOLA GERTRUDE CONLEY - M. to William Trimble.
Children -
 
No. 657. N. Paris L. Trimble - married Lucinda Fannin.
 
No. 657. N. James Trimble - married first a Caudill, second?.
 
No. 658. N. Myrtle Trimble - married a Reed.
 
No. 659. N. Theodore (Ted) Trimble.
 
No. 660. N. John Trimble.
 
No. 661. N. Gillie Trimble (girl).
      Address, Barnetts Creek, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Sola G. Conley (age 17) married William J. Trimble (age 21) on September 12, 1886 in Johnson County.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and photos of their headstones shows that Sola Conley Trimble lived from 1865 to 1961, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that William J. Trimble lived from 1863 to 1935, and is buried in the same cemetery. It also shows that they were originally buried in W. J. Trimble Cemetery, but were moved because of the Paintsville Lake Project.

According to her obituary, Sola Gertrude Conley Trimble (age 95), daughter of Haden and Cynthia Ellen Rice Conley, was born in Johnson County, died May 23, 1961 at the home of her son, Paris Trimble, after an illness of 4 weeks, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Trimble, 23 years prior. She was survived by 3 sons, Paris Trimble (of Barnetts Creek), James G. Trimble (Van Lear), and John Trimble (Staffordsville); 3 daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Hall (Baltimore, Maryland), Mrs. Gillie Kennard (Dayton, Ohio), and Mrs. Florence Blair (Barnetts Creek); 2 brothers, Fonzo Conley (Staffordsville), Frank J. Conley (Paintsville); and 1 sister, Mrs. Ray Turner (Paintsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Sola G. Trimble died May 23, 1961 in Johnson County at the age of 95. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, William J. Trimble died November 28, 1937 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from cardiac asthma. Also on this certificate, his birth date is listed as August 27, 1865, his parents as John G. Trimble (b. Kentucky) and Tilda Vanhoose (b. Kentucky), the informant as Paris Trimble of Barnetts Creek, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as Barnetts Creek.

According to his obituary, W. J. Trimble, brother of Paris Trimble, died November 21, 1937 at home in Barnetts Creek at the age of 72, and was buried in the family cemetery in Barnetts Creek. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Sola Gertrude Trimble; 3 sons, Paris Trimble (Barnetts Creek), James Trimble (Van Lear), and John Trimble (Van Lear); 3 daughters, Mrs. G. E. Hall (Grunda, Virginia), Mrs. Florence Ellen Blair (Barnetts Creek), and Miss Gilla Trimble (Barnetts Creek); 2 brothers, Paris Trimble and Shell Trimble; and 1 sister, Mrs. Deale Pelphrey (Manila). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, William J. Trimble died November 28, 1938 in Johnson County at the age of 72.

According to his death certificate, George W. Carter died October 4, 1945 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from a cardiac occlusion. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Carter County, Kentucky, his birth date as "Not Known," his age as 81, his marital status as married, his wife as Sola Trimble, his occupation as retired farmer, his parents as Henry Clay Carter (b. Kentucky) and Laura Emlie (b. Kentucky), the informant as Fred Preston of Paintsville, and the burial place as Paintsville.

According to his obituary, George W. Carter (age 81), died October 4, 1945 at home in Paintsville, and was buried in Town Cemetery. He was survived by his daughter, Mrs. Fred Preston. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 34 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1900), William J. Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #290, he's a farmer, born in August of 1865 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, married for 13 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Sola G. (wife, born in December of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 31), Paris L. (son, born in April of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Matilda J. (daughter, born in October of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), James C. (son, born in June of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Gillia (daughter, born in January of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and John H. Picklesimer (lodger, single, farm laborer, born in April of 1882 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16 - 18, 1910), William J. Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, 1st marriage, married for 23 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Sola V. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 41), Paris (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Myrtle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Gille (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Goldie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Theodore (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), John M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Florence E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 months). They are living next to William's brother, Paris.

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

On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), William J. Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #165, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 64 years old. Also listed are Sola G. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 61), Gillie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 32), Clarence Trimble (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), and Edward Trimble (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 27 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1940), George Carter is listed as the head of the household for house #217, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he was living in Paintsville, Johnson County, in 1935, he has no formal education, and he's 74 years old. Also listed are Sola (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 70), and Betty J. Trimble (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, age 8). They are living next to Sola's son, John. Betty J. Trimble was the daughter of Florence.

    The children of SOLA CONLEY and WILLIAM TRIMBLE are:

    1. PARIS L. TRIMBLE, b. April 27, 1890, Kentucky, d. September 11, 1973, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LUCINDA "CYNDA" FANNIN.
    2. MURTILDA J. "MYRTLE" TRIMBLE, b. October 5, 1892, Kentucky, d. July 14, 1988, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, buried in Catonsville, Baltimore County, Maryland, m. EVERETT ELLIOTT REED, m. (2) GEORGE EMORY HALL.
    3. JAMES G. "FODDERSHOCK" TRIMBLE, b. June 23, 1894, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 21, 1984, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) BEULAH CAUDILL, m. (2) RUTH L. MURPHY.
    4. GILLA TRIMBLE, b. January 11, 1897, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 24, 1965, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Logsville, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. SAMUEL KENNARD.
    5. GOLDIE TRIMBLE, b. 1901, Kentucky.
    6. THEODORE ROOSEVELT TRIMBLE, b. October 14, 1904, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 28, 1935, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LULA L. PICKLESIMER.
    7. JOHN M. TRIMBLE, b. September 7, 1906, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 30, 1982, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MAYMIE HORN.
    8. FLORENCE ELLEN TRIMBLE, b. December 1909, Kentucky, d. May 2, 1964, Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, m. MARTIN ELDON BLAIR.







LESLIE HARVEY REYNOLDS, son of LOUISA CONLEY and JOHN J. REYNOLDS, was born July 4, 1883 in Kentucky, died January 9, 1937 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married ELSIE MAY JONES, daughter of WILLIAM JONES and ALMEDA SMITH, about 1913. She was born February 24, 1897 in Lincoln County, West Virginia, died January 9, 1993 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. Elsie Jones married (2) JAMES THOMAS "BUD" SPRADLIN.

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

When Leslie Harvey Reynolds' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Elsie Reynolds (wife) of Barnetts Creek, and that he was born July 4, 1883. He was found to be tall and slender, and he head brown eyes and red hair.

According to his death certificate, Leslie Reynolds died January 9, 1937 in Barnetts Creek from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date is listed as July 4, 1883, his marital status as married, his wife as Elsie Jones, his parents as John Reynolds (b. Kentucky) and Louise Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. Sylvan Lewis of Paintsville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Barnetts Creek.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Leslie Reynolds died January 9, 1937 in Johnson County at the age of 53. He was living in Barnetts Creek at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Elsie May Jones Reynolds Spradlin (age 98), daughter of the late Bill and Almeda Smith Jones Trine, and the step-daughter of William Trine, was born February 24, 1894 in Lincoln County, West Virginia, died January 9, 1993 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, and was buried in the family cemetery in Barnetts Creek. She was preceded in death by 2 husbands, Leslie Reynolds and Thomas Spradlin. She was survived by 3 sons, Paul Reynolds (of Jackson, Michigan), Thomas "Bud" Spradlin (Jackson, Michigan), and Howard Reynolds (Worthington, Indiana); 6 daughters, Carmone J. Bradley (Sitka, Kentucky), Bobbie Schmit (Woodruff, Wisconsin), Rosalee Blair (Oil Springs, Kentucky), Mary Burchett (Jackson, Michigan), Edna Butcher (Williamsport, Kentucky), and Ella Spradlin (Dayton, Ohio); 50 grandchildren; and 100 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Elsie M. Spradlin was born February 24, 1897, and died January 9, 1993. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Elsie M. Spradlin died January 9, 1993 in Johnson County at the age of 98.

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 48 (Washington) in Lincoln County, West Virginia (dated June 12, 1900), William Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in 1868 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 19 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Almeda (wife, born in February of 1860 in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, married for 19 years, she's given birth to 11 children and 10 are still living, age 39), Norvel Jones (step-son, born in June of 1879 in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 20), Joseph (son, born in February of 1882 in West Virginia, age 18), Martha J. (daughter, born in February of 1883 in West Virginia, age 17), Calvin (son, born in May of 1888 in West Virginia, age 12), Angie N. (daughter, born in May of 1890 in West Virginia, age 10), William (son, born in July of 1893 in West Virginia, age 6), Golden (son, born in April of 1895 in West Virginia, age 5), Elsie M. (daughter, born in November of 1897 in West Virginia, age 2), and Jordan E. (son, born in March of 1999 in West Virginia, age 2 months).

On page 20 of the 1910 census for District 59 (Washington) in Lincoln County, West Virginia (dated April 28, 1910), Elsie Jones is found living with her brother. Calla [Calvin] Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #167, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, born in West Virginia, parents born in Kentucky, age 20). Also listed are Willie (brother, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 16), Elsie (sister, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 10), and Bessie (sister, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 8).

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 2, 1920), Leslie Reynolds is listed as the head of the household for house #9, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed is Elsie (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 24).

On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), Leslie Reynolds is listed as the head of the household for house #96, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 29, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Elsie (wife, born in West Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, first married at 17, age 34), Carmona L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Paul L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Howard L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 21 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1940), Tom Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #176, he's a miner working for the North East Coal Company, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Elsa (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, no formal education, age 44), Mary Alice (daughter, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, age 9), Edna Fay (daughter, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, age 7), Rosa Lee (daughter, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, age 2), Thomas R. (son, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, age 1 month), Ella Gladys (daughter, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, age 5), Carma Reynolds (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, age 14), Paul Reynolds (step-son, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, age 13), Howard Reynolds (step-son, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, age 11), Mary Fern Reynolds (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, age 7), and Bobbie Jane Reynolds (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, age 5).

    The children of LESLIE REYNOLDS and ELSIE JONES are:

    1. CARMONE L. REYNOLDS, b. 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) VERNAL SPRADLIN, m. (2) AZIL BRADLEY, m. (3) JAMES FRANKLIN JR.
    2. PAUL L. REYNOLDS, b. March 28, 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 1, 2010.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Paul L. Reynolds was born March 28, 1927 in Johnson County to Elsie Jones.
    3. HOWARD L. REYNOLDS, b. 1929, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Howard L. Reynolds was born in Johnson County to Elsie Jones.
    4. EDNA CAROL REYNOLDS, b. April 4, 1930, d. December 27, 1931, Kentucky.
    5. MARY FERN REYNOLDS, b. May 23, 1933, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 14, 1979, m. (unknown first name) BURCHETT.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary F. Reynolds was born in Johnson County to Elsie Jones.
    6. BOBBIE JANE REYNOLDS, b. 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) SCHMITT.
      Notes: Bobbie Reynolds' name is listed as Bobbie Schmitt in her step-sister Edna's obituary.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bobbie J. Reynolds was born in Johnson County to Elsie Reynolds.

    (This information comes from Eileen Adams Bratton and other sources)







WILLIAM R. "WILLIE" REYNOLDS, son of LOUISA CONLEY and JOHN J. REYNOLDS, was born February 7, 1889 in Kentucky, died November 8, 1967 in Troy, Miami County, Ohio, and is buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married VIRGINIA "VIRGIE" STURGILL, daughter of MILLARD FILLMORE STURGILL and ELIZABETH SALYER, November 4, 1914 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born October 2, 1898 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 23, 1986 in Troy, Miami County, Ohio, and is buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on William Reynolds can be found on page 315 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

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

Elizabeth Salyer was the daughter of Benjamin F. Salyer and Sarah Francis O'Brian.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Willie Reynolds (age 25) married Virgie Sturgill (age 16) on November 4, 1914 in Johnson County.

When William R. Reynolds' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer, that he was married and had a child, and that he was born February 7, 1889 in Johnson County. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website, including a photo of their headstone, shows that William R. Reynolds lived from February 7, 1889 to November 8, 1967, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery, and that Virgie Reynolds lived from October 2, 1898 to March 23, 1896, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, William R. Reynolds was born about 1889, and died November 8, 1967 in Stouder Memorial in Troy, Miami County, at the age of 78. He was married at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Virgie Sturgill Reynolds (age 87), daughter of M. F. "Billy" and Elizabeth Sturgill, was born October 2, 1898 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 23, 1986 in Dettmer Hospital in Troy, Ohio, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her husband, William R. "Willie" Reynolds, on November 8, 1967. She was survived by 5 sons, John Reynolds (of St. Paris, Ohio), Thomas E. Reynolds (Piqua, Ohio), James Reynolds (Piqua), Harvie Gene Reynolds (Troy, Ohio), and Robert Reynolds (Troy); 6 daughters, Gegie Anderson (Rossburg, Ohio), Eula Ratcliff (Casstown, Ohio), Sarah Eaves (Tampa, Florida), Opal Richardson (Tipp City, Ohio), and Patsy Rowland (Mansfield, Ohio); 2 brothers, Clifford Sturgill (Thealka, Kentucky) and Millard F. Sturgill Jr. (Lorraine, Ohio); 4 sisters, Lucina Collins (Salyersville, Kentucky), Sarah Rhoads (South Charleston, Ohio), Geneva Castle (Barnetts Creek), and Margie Robbins (Jenkins); 44 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Virgie L. Reynolds was born about 1899 in Kentucky, and died March 23, 1986 in Miami County, at the age of 87. She was widowed, and living in Troy, Miami County, at the time of her death.

On page 7 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1900), Millard Stugill is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a farmer, born in May of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Elisabeth (wife, born in May of 1882 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 18), and Virginia (daughter, born in September of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16 - 18, 1910), Millard Sturgeon is listed as the head of the household for house #26, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Elisabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 27), Vergie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Zella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Arzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 2, 1920), W. R. Reynolds is listed as the head of the household for house #1, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Vergie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), John H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 1 month), and Gegie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 11 months).

On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), William R. Reynolds is listed as the head of the household for house #97, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 35 [25], and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Virgie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 31), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Gegie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Edward (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Eulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Josephine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Harvy J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Sam W. Rice (uncle, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 85.

On page 21 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1940), Willie Reynolds is listed as the head of the household for house #179, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Vergie (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 41), John H. (son, separated, mining mechanic, born in Kentucky, age 23), Tom (son, laborer for the W.P.A. road projact, born in Kentucky, age 19), Eula (daughter, clerk for a public school, born in Kentucky, age 18), Harvie G. (son, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 14), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Sarah L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Opal (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Barbba E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of WILLIE REYNOLDS and VIRGIE STURGILL are:

    1. RUBY G. REYNOLDS, b. November 12, 1915, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruby G. Reynolds was born November 12, 1915 in Johnson County to Virgie Sturgill.
    2. JOHN H. REYNOLDS, b. December 17, 1916, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John H. Reynolds was born December 17, 1916 in Johnson County to Virgie Sturgill.
    3. GEGIE REYNOLDS, b. February 25, 1918, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ANDERSON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gege Reynolds was born February 25, 1918 in Johnson County to Virgie Sturgill.
    4. THOMAS EDWARD REYNOLDS, b. 1920, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Thomas E. Reynolds was born in Johnson County to Virgie Sturgell.
    5. EULA E. REYNOLDS, b. 1922, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) RATCLIFF.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Eulah E. Reynolds was born in Johnson County to Virgie Sturgill.
    6. JOSEPHINE REYNOLDS, b. 1923, Kentucky.
    7. HARVEY GENE REYNOLDS, b. 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Harvey G. Reynolds was born in Johnson County to Virgie Sturgell.
    8. JAMES J. REYNOLDS, b. 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James J. Reynolds was born in Johnson County to Virgie Sturgell.
    9. WILLIAM ROBERT REYNOLDS, b. 1929, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William R. Reynolds was born in Johnson County to Virgie Sturgell.
    10. SARAH L. REYNOLDS, b. 1931, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) EAVES.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Sarah L. Reynolds was born in Johnson County to Virgie Stergell.
    11. LAURA ELIZABETH REYNOLDS, b. June 13, 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 26, 1934, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Loura E. Reynolds was born June 10, 1934 in Johnson County to Virgie Stewgell.
      According to her death certificate, Laura Elizabeth Reynolds died July 26, 1934 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and under "Cause of Death" it says "No Medical Attendant." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as June 13, 1934, her parents as W. R. Reynolds (b. Kentucky) and Virgie Sturgell (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Virgie Reynolds of Barnetts Creek.
    12. OPAL E. REYNOLDS, b. 1936, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) RICHARDSON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Opal E. Reynolds was born in Johnson County to Virgie Sturgell.
    13. BARBARA E. REYNOLDS, b. 1938, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Barbara E. Reynalds was born in Johnson County to Virgie Sturgell.
    14. PATSY J. REYNOLDS, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ROWLAND.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Patsy J. Reynolds was born in Johnson County to Virgie Sturgill.







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