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SARAH DAVIS, daughter of ENOCH DAVIS and MARTHA JANE "COONIE" ARMS, was born May 20, 1889 in Kentucky, died August 24, 1962 in Packerton, Kosciusko County, Indiana, and is buried in Graceland Cemetery in Claypool, Kosciusko County, Indiana. She married JOHN CLINTON YATES, son of VIOLET SPEARS and JACKSON YATES, December 25, 1914 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born April 6, 1888 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died March 25, 1976 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Graceland Cemetery in Claypool, Kosciusko County, Indiana.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Sarah Davis (age 25) married J. C. Yates (divorced, age 26) on December 25, 1914 in Johnson County.

When John Clinton Yates' World War I draft registration card was filled out on July 5, 1918 in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a coal miner working for Elkhorn Coal Company in Minnie, Floyd County, Kentucky, that he was living in Riceville, that he was married and had a dependent mother, wife, and child, and that he was born April 6, 1888 in Denver, Kentucky. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

When John Clinton Yates' World War II draft registration card was filled out in Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana, he stated that he was working for Graden Powell in Prairie Township, Kosciusco County, that he was living in Prairie Township, that the person who would always know his address was Mrs. Sarah Yates of Warsaw, Indiana, and that he was born April 18, 1888 in Claud County, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 10 inches tall, he weighed 165 pounds, and he had blue eyes, gray hair, and a light complexion.

According to her death certificate, Sarah Davis Yates died August 24, 1962 in Packerton, Kosciusko County, Indiana, from coronary insufficiency due to valvular & sclerotic heart disease. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as May 20, 1889, her marital status as married, her husband as John C. Yates, her place of residence as Packerton, her parents as Enoch Davis and Martha Arms, the informant as John C. Yates, and the burial place as Graceland Cemetery in Claypool, Indiana.

According to his obituary, John C. Yates (age 87) was a resident of Paintsville. He was born April 6, 1888 in Floyd County, died March 25, 1976 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in Graceland Cemetery in Claypool. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Davis Yates in "1952(or 1962)." (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John Yates was born April 6, 1888, and died in March of 1976. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

On page 19 of the 1900 census for District 37 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 12 & 13, 1900), Jackson Yates is listed as the head of the household for house #159, he's a farmer, born in August of 1827 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 9 years, and he's 72 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in January of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 58), William (son, farm laborer, born in March of 1877 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 23), Louisa (daughter, born in September of 1885 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 14), John C. (son, born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 12), and Bertha Friley (granddaughter, born in May of 1893 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 14 (Halbert) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 9, 1920), John C. Yates [hard to read] is listed as the head of the household for house #15, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), and Edna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9).

On p age 9 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), J. C. Yates is listed as the head of the household for house #68, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 40 years old. Also listed is Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 40).







WILLIAM EARL "WILLIE" CONLEY, son of JOHN MILTON CONLEY and MARIETTA WOODS, was born October 19, 1904 in Johnson County, died December 4, 2000 in Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan, and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan. He married (1) NELLIE R. P'SIMER, daughter of JAMES P'SIMER and MINNIE ELSIE STAFFORD. She was born about 1908 in Kentucky, and died March 23, 1986 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married (2) SHIRLEY ELSIE BURKE, daughter of NANCY ANN "NANNIE" HORNE and SAMUEL JEFFERSON "JEFF" BURKE. She was born in May of 1900 in Kentucky, died June 10, 1982, and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan. Shirley Burke married (1) JESSIE DAVIS, son of ENOCH DAVIS and MARTHA JANE "COONIE" ARMS. He was born November 28, 1894 in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 25, 1928 in Wurtland, Greenup County, Kentucky, and is buried in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky. Nellie P'Simer married (2) ALPHONZO BLANTON.

Notes: Information on this family can 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 135 of that book it says:

No. 137. N. WILLIAM CONLEY - M. to P'Simer.
Children -
 
No. 159. N. William Earl Conley.

Nannie Horn Burke was the daughter of Thomas Horn and Mary E. Combs. Thomas Horn was the son of Nancy Blair and Thomas Horn.

Shirley Elsie Burke was the sister of Tom Burke, who married Gladys Lewis, daughter of Laura Ethel Reynolds and Sylvan George Lewis.

Minnie Elsie Stafford was the sister of Thomas Harrison Stafford.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, S. J. Burke (age 25) married Nannie Horn (age 18) on December 19, 1895 in Johnson County.

According to her death certificate, Minnie Elsie Stafford P.Simer died January 24, 1944 in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, from lobar pneumonis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Lewis County, Kentucky, her birth date as November 7, 1874, her marital status as married, her husband as James P.Simer (age 75), her place of residence as Camp Dix, Lewis County, Kentucky, her parents as Tom H. Stafford (b. Lewis County) and Libbie Stafford (b. Lewis County), the informant as Faris P'Simer of Camp Dix, and the burial place as the home cemetery.

According to his death certificate, Samuel Jefferson Burke died September 30, 1940 in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from myocarditis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Morgan County, Kentucky, his birth date as January 6, 1870, his marital status as widowed, his wife as Nancy Horn, his place of residence as rural Johnson County, his occupation as merchant, his parents as George Burke (b. Virginia) and Margaret Jane Colvin (b. Kentucky), the informant as Don Burke of Paintsville, and the burial place as Riceville.

According to his obituary, Jeff Burke (age 70), son of the late George and Margaret Jane Colvin Burke, was born in Morgan County, died September 30, 1940 at home in Riceville, and was buried in the family cemetery in Riceville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Ann Horne, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tom Horne. He was survived by 5 sons, Don Burke (of Paintsville), Con Burke (Paintsville), Tom Burke (Prestonsburg), Den Burke (Prestonsburg), and Raymond Burke (Bonanza); 4 daughters, Mrs. R. M. Kelly (Ivyton), Mrs. W. E. Conley (Dorr, Michigan), Mrs. Tom Patrick (Staffordsville), and Gladys Burke (Riceville); 1 brother, Harrison Burke (Van Lear); and 5 sisters, Mrs. John Blair (Collista), Mrs. Lucy Selvage (Barnetts Creek), Mrs. Minnie Salyers (Paintville), and Mrs. Leona Wright (Paintsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her death certificate, Nan Horn Burke died April 20, 1938 in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from heart failure. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, Kentucky, her birth date as February 19, 1876, her marital status as married, her husband as Jeff Burk, her father as Thomas Horn (b. Kentucky), her mother's maiden name is blank (b. Kentucky), the informant as Jeff Burk of Riceville, and the burial place as Narrow.

According to her obituary, Nancy Ann Horne Burke (age 62) was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Horne, who lived and died at the Horne home at the mouth of Jennies Creek. She died April 20, 1938 at home in Riceville, following a brief illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Riceville. She was survived by her husband, Jeff Burke; 5 sons, Con Burke, Don Burke, Tom Burke, Den Burke, and Raymond Burke; 4 daughters, Mrs. R. M. Kelley, Mrs. W. E. Conley, Mrs. Tom Patrick, and Miss Gladys Burke; 4 brothers, John Horne, Albert Horne, Jesse Horne, and Walker Horne; and 4 sisters, Mrs. Johnny Salyer, Mrs. Ted Tackett, Mrs. O. L. Slone, and Mrs. John Fairchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Willie E. Conley lived from 1904 to 2000, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan, and that Shirley Conley lived from 1900 to 1982, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his obituary, Willie Earl Conley (age 96), was born October 19, 1904 in Johnson County, died December 4, 2000 at home in Allegan, Michigan, and was cremated. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Burke Conley; 1 son, Robert Earl Conley; 1 daughter, Billie Jean Jensen; 5 brothers; and 3 sisters. He was survived by 3 sons, Bobby J. Conley (of Gobles, Michigan), William Conley (Tampa, Florida), and Jimmie R. Conley (Allegan); 3 daughters, Anna Wright (Three Rivers, Michigan), Nancy Locats (Allegan), and Helen J. Setter (Allegan); 1 step-son, Jessie Davis (Liberty Mills, Indiana; 25 grandchildren; and 56 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Willie E. Conley was born October 19, 1904, and died December 4, 2000. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Fairfield, Butler County, Ohio.

According to her obituary, Nellie P'Simer Conley Blanton (age 78) was a resident of Ashland, Kentucky. She died March 23, 1986 in King's Daughters Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, A. Fonzie Blanton; and 1 son, Robert Earl Conley. She was survived by 1 son, William E. (Sarah) Conley (of Tampa, Florida); 1 brother, Lloyd P'Simer (Dallas, Texas); 3 sisters, Hazel Cooper (South Point, Ohio), Rebecca Turner (Dayton, Ohio), and Tempest Danner (Vanceburg); 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his death certificate, Jessie Davis died May 25, 1928 in Wurtland, Greenup County, Kentucky, from emphysema, being gassed in World War I, and being an invalid for the prior 10 years. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as November 28, 1894, his marital status as married, his wife as Shirley Burke, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Enoch Davis (b. Johnson County) and Martha Arms (b. Johnson County), the informant as Edward Davis of Riceville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Riceville.

On page 39 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1900), Jefferson Burke is listed as the head of the household for house #334, he's a farmer, born in May of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Nancy A. (wife, born in February of 1879 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Tennessee, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 21), Edith M. (daughter, born in October of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Conrad (son, born in January of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Elsie (daughter, born in May of 1900 in Kentucky, age 0 months).

On page 24 of the 1910 census for District 74 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1910), James P'Simer is listed as the head of the household for house #95, he's a retail dry goods and grocery merchant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 19 year, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Minnie E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 10 are still living, age 35), Columbus F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Pearlie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Worth (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Carl (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Ora S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Rebecca H. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Nellie R. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and "(no name)" (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 months).

On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), Samuel J. Burke is listed as the head of the household for house #146, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Nannie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 32), Edith M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Con (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Shurley (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Don (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Flossie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Tom (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Den (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On pages 4 & 5 of the 1920 census for District 40 (Riceville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 23 & 24, 1920), Jefferson Burke is listed as the head of the household for house #37, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Son (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 21), Shirley (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Don (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Flossie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Tom (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Den (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Raymond (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Gladys (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 29 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 2, 1920), James P'Simer is listed as the head of the household for house #21, he's a timber merchant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Minnie E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45), Faris (son, single, public laborer, born in Kentucky, age 25), Ethel (daughter, divorced, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 20), Ora S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Rebecca H. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Nellie R. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Lenna B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Minnie H. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Uri Lloyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Tempest E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 41 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1930), J. Milt Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #220, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 68 years old. Also listed are Maretta (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 64), Ralph (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 29), Ival Mae (daughter, single, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Robert E. (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), S. J. Burke is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Nannie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 53), Don (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 28), Tom (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Raymon (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Gladys (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Shirley Davis (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, age 30), and Jesse Davis (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 58-1 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), James P. Simer is listed as the head of the household for house #21, he's a lumberman in a tie yard, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 55), Sibbley (son, single, lumberman in a tie yard, born in Kentucky, age 25), Nellie (daughter, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Lennie (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Lloyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Tempest (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Billie Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2 years 3 months), Charlie Waltz (roomer, married, tie inspector for C & O Railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 48), and Robert Hickman (roomer, married, tie inspector for the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33).

On page 2 of the 1940 census for District 3-11 (Dorr) in Allegan County, Michigan (dated April 3, 1940), Willie Conely is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a tool dresser for an oil well contractor, born in Kentucky, he was living in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Shirley (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 39), Billie Jean (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Bobby Joe (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Jimmy Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Anna May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Nancy Louise (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 24 of the 1940 census for District 10-33 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1940), A. Fonza Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #228, he's a livestock dealer with his own business, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Nellie (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 2 years of high school, age 32), Robert [Robert Conley] (son, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Lewis County, Kentucky, in 1935, age 14), and William [William Conley] (son, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, age 12).

    The child of JESSIE DAVIS and SHIRLEY BURKE is:

    1. JESSIE DAVIS, b. November 2, 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jessie Davis II was born November 2, 1925 in Johnson County to Shirley Burke.

    The children of WILLIAM CONLEY and NELLIE P'SIMER are:

    1. ROBERT EARL CONLEY, b. 1926, Kentucky.
    2. WILLIAM E. CONLEY, b. December 30, 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SARAH (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William E. Conley was born December 30, 1927 in Johnson County to Nellie Psimer.

    The children of WILLIAM CONLEY and SHIRLEY BURKE are:

    1. BILLIE JEAN CONLEY, b. August 29, 1931, Johnson County, Kentucky d. May 8, 1989, East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, m. (unknown first name) JENSEN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Billie J. Conley was born August 29, 1931 in Johnson County to Shirley Burke.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Billie Jean Conley Jensen was born in Staffordsville, Kentucky, and died in May of 1989. Her name was listed as Billie Jean Conley in May of 1948, as Billie Jean Jensen in March of 1953, and her parents as Willie E. Conley and Shirley Burke.
      According to Michigan death record transcripts, Billie J. Jensen was born August 29, 1931, and died May 8, 1989 in East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. She was living in Surrrey, Clare County, at the time of her death.
    2. BOBBY JOE CONLEY, b. August 29, 1931, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Bobby and Billie Conley were twins.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bobby J. Conley was born August 29, 1931 in Johnson County to Shirley Burke.
    3. JIMMIE RAY CONLEY, b. 1933, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jimmie R. Conley was born in Johnson County to Shirley Burke.
    4. ANNA MAY CONLEY, b. 1935, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) WRIGHT.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Anna M. Couley was born in Johnson County to Shirley Burke.
    5. NANCY LOUISE CONLEY, b. 1937, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) LOCATS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Nancy L. Conley was born in Johnson County to Shirley Burke.
    6. HELEN J. CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) SETTER.







MAXIE LOWELL CARTY, son of RUIE PENIX and EDGAR CARTY, was born in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married INIS P. TAULBEE.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 149 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Maxie Lowell Carty was born in Magoffin County to Ruie Penix.

    The children of MAXIE CARTY and INIS TAULBEE are:

    1. LISA ANN CARTY.
    2. MAX GERALD CARTY.







VIRGIE BLANTON, daughter of FLORENCE SLUSHER and ALBERT BLANTON, was born September 11, 1911, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married MATT GAMBLE about 1919. He was born about 1906 in Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Virgie Blanton was born September 2, 1911 in Magoffin County to Florence Slusher.

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 45-16 (Russell) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1910), Matt Gamble is listed as the head of the household for house #92, he's working for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Virgia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 19), Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5 months), Albert Blanton (father-in-law, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 53), Florence Blanton (mother-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 40), Verda Blanton (sister-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Walter Blanton (brother-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Frank Blanton (brother-in-law, married, laborer in a tie-yard, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 25), and Floyd Blanton (brother-in-law, single, laborer in a tie-yard, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22).

On page 46 of the 1940 census for District 45-17 in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1940), Matt Gamble is listed as the head of the household for house #390, he's a laborer doing building construction, born in Kentucky, he was living in Greenup County in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Virgie (Virgie (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 23), Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Ralph (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of VIRGIE BLANTON and MATT GAMBLE are:

    1. LILLIAN RUTH GAMBLE, b. 1929, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lillian Ruth Gamble was born in Greenup County to Virgie Blanton.
    2. JAMES GAMBLE, b. 1931, Kentucky.
    3. RALPH GAMBLE, b. 1934, Green County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ralph Gawble was born in Green County to Virgie Blanters.







GLENDA SUE CARTY, daughter of RUIE PENIX and EDGAR CARTY, was born in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married LABE MINIX JR.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 149 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Glenda Sue Carty was born in Magoffin County to Ruie Penix.

    The child of GLENDA CARTY and LABE MINIX is:

    1. LABE MINIX III.







DORSIE LEE CARTY, son of RUIE PENIX and EDGAR CARTY, was born in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married LINDA LOU POWERS, daughter of ERNEST FRANKLIN POWERS and ANNA MARIE COLLINSWORTH.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 98 & 149 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dorsie L. Carty was born in Magoffin County to Ruie Penix.

    The children of DORSIE CARTY and LINDA POWERS are:

    1. ANNA LOUISE CARTY.
    2. SHERRI RENEE CARTY.







ARLEN CARTY, son of RUIE PENIX and EDGAR CARTY, was born in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married KAREN L. MINIX.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 149 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Arlen Carty was born in Magoffin County to Ruie Penix.

    The children of ARLEN CARTY and KAREN MINIX are:

    1. ARLEN PAUL CARTY.
    2. DANNA KAY CARTY.
    3. DANIEL KEITH CARTY.
    4. STEVEN CARTY.







ORA LEE RAMEY, daughter of ASA JACK RAMEY and MYRTLE RICE, was born July 30, 1905 in Kentucky, and died October 2, 1985 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She married WILLIAM HENRY SPEARS, son of FRANCIS MARION SPEARS and MARTHA JANE HALL, about 1924. He was born July 25, 1898 in Kentucky, died June 26, 1979 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Perkins Cemetery in Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Ora Ramey can be found on page 471 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

Francis Marion Spears (1872-1966) was the brother of Harriet Spears, Margaret Spears, and Sarah Spears.

When William Henry Spears' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a mill hand working for Penn Furniture Company in Riceville, Johnson County, that his nearest relative was Marion Spears of Riceville, and that he was born July 25, 1898. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and brown hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ora Spears was born July 30, 1905, and died in October of 1985. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ora L. Spears died October 2, 1985 in Floyd County at the age of 80.

According to his obituary, William Spears (age 80), son of Marion and Jayne Hall Spears and a resident of Oil Springs, was born in July of 1898, died June 26, 1979 following a lengthy illness, and was buried in Perkins Cemetery in Swamp Branch. He was survived by his wife, Ora Lee Ramey Spears; 4 sons, Eugene Spears (of Swamp Branch), Leonard Spears (Riceville), Wendell Spears (Lexington), and Huey Spears (Shiloh, Ohio); 3 daughters, Myrtle Conley (Swamp Branch), Neva Rodriguez (Plymouth, Ohio), and Mrs. Billie Egan (Castilla, Ohio); and 34 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, William Spears was born July 25, 1898, and died in June of 1979. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 through the Railroad Board, and his last place of residence was in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, William Spears died June 26, 1979 in Johnson County at the age of 80.

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Francis M. Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #51, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Martha J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 35), William H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Bertha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 40 (Riceville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 29 & 30, 1920), Marion Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #107, he's a timber cutter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Janie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), and William H. (son, single, working for the railroad, born in Kentucky, age 21).

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), W. H. Shears [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #74, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Ora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 24), Myrtle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Henry J. [or Jr.] (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 11 months), and Eugene (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 8 months).

On page 8 of the 1940 census for District 58-9 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1940), Henry Spears is listed as the head of the household for house #55, he's working for the railroad, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has 2 years of high school, and he's 38 years old. Also listed is Ora (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 34), Myrtle Fay (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Henry Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Eugene (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Leonard (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Neva Joy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Huey (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Windoll (son, born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

    The children of ORA RAMEY and HENRY SPEARS are:

    1. MYRTLE MAE SPEARS, b. November 7, 1924, Johnson County, d. May 10, 2009, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. THOMAS CONLEY.
    2. HENRY SPEARS, b. June 11, 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Henry Spears was born June 11, 1926 in Johnson County to Ora Ramey.
    3. EUGENE SPEARS, b. 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Eugene Spears was born in Johnson County to Ora Ramey.
    4. LEONARD SPEARS, b. June 19, 1931, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 16, 1994, buried in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. EDDIS MAY CASTLE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Leonord Spears was born June 19, 1931 in Johnson County to Ora Ramey.
      According to his obituary, Leonard Spears (age 63), son of the late Henry and Ora Ramey Spears, was a miner. He was born June 16, 1936, died August 16, 1994, and was buried in the family cemetery in Riceville. He was survived by his wife, Eddis May Castle Spears; 3 sons, Chris Edward Spears (of Riceville), Michael Spears (Riceville), and Glenn Spears (Riceville); 2 daughters, Lisa Lynn Carpenter (Paintsville) and Doris Ann Spears (Riceville); 4 brothers, Eugene Spears (Swamp Branch), Huey Spears (Shilo, Ohio), Windel Spears (Oil Springs), and Paul Spears (Paintsville); 3 sisters, Myrtie Conley (Riceville), Neva Jay Rodrigues (Plymouth, Ohio), and Billie Ann Hinkle (Monroeville, Ohio); and 2 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    5. NEVA JAY SPEARS, b. 1936, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) RODRIGUEZ.
    6. HUEY SPEARS, b. 1937, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hewey Spears was born in Johnson County to Ora Ramey.
    7. WINDEL SPEARS, b. June 11, 1939, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 7, 1996, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BEVERLY BOWEN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Windel Spears was born June 11, 1939 in Johnson County to Ora Ramey.
      According to his obituary, Windel Spears (age 56), son of Henry Spears and Ora Ramey Spears, was born June 11, 1939 in Johnson County, died April 7, 1996 in Paul B. Hall Medical Center, and was buried in Perkins Family Cemetery in Swamp Branch. He was survived by his wife, Beverly Bowen Spears; 1 son, William Windel Spears (of Grundy City, Iowa), 1 daughter, Doris Ann Spears (Oil Springs); 2 brothers, Eugene Spears (Mill Creek) and Huey Spears (Ohio); 3 sisters, Myrtle Conley (Mill Creek), Neva Rodregez (Ohio), and Billy Ann Hinkle (Ohio); and 2 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    8. BILLIE ANN SPEARS, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) HINKLE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Billie A. Spears was born in Johnson County to Ora Ramey.
    9. DEAN SPEARS.
    10. PAUL SPEARS.







AMANDA ADAMS, daughter of ANNA DAVIS and JOEL B. ADAMS, was born about 1871 in Kentucky, died December 26, 1948 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Old Town Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (1) ENOCH FAIRCHILD, son of LEVI FAIRCHILD and JANE HORN, March 1, 1888, Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born about 1868 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (2) JAMES BALDRIDGE. He was born about 1871 in Kentucky, and died before 1940.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Enoch Fairchild (age 20) married Amanda Adams (age 16) on March 1, 1888 in Johnson County.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Amanda Baldridge lived from about 1871 to December 26, 1948, and was buried in Old Town Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. No headstone photos are provided.

According to her death certificate, Amanda Adams Baldridge died December 26, 1947 in Bridgeford, Johnson County, Kentucky, from coronary insufficiency and arteriosclerotic heart disease. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as April 25, 1870, her marital status as widowed, her husband as James Baldridge, her parents as Joel Adams (b. Kentucky) and Anna Davis (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. Leona Haney of Paintsville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Town Cemetery.

Her obituary, found on the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website:

"Amanda Baldridge, 77, died Friday afternoon, December 26, 1947 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Leona Haney, of this city, Mrs. Baldridge had been ill for several years and had been confined to her bed for the past several months. Funeral services were held at the home of her daughter at 2:00 P.M., Sunday, December 28, by the Rev. Scott Castle and Rev. Walter Hooper. Burial was in the Town Cemetery."

On page 20 of the 1910 census for District 183 (Freeburn) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated May 2, 1910), James Baldridge is listed as the head of the household for house #170, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 9 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 4 are still living, age 38), Irven (son, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 16), Martha E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Thomas (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Zona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 32 (Van Lear) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 7, 1920), James Baldridge is listed as the head of the household for house #153, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Mandy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 47), Thomas (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Zonie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Leonie [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 10 months). Amanda's daughter Agnes in house #146.

On page 23 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1940), Amanda Baldridge is listed as the head of the household for house #194, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has a 3rd grade education, and she's 69 years old. She's living by herself and next to her son, James.

    The children of MANDA ADAMS and ENOCH FAIRCHILD are:

    1. JAMES B. FAIRCHILD, b. July 14, 1888, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 17, 1954, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARTHA BALDRIDGE.
    2. AGNES L. FAIRCHILD, b. 1895, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM BALLARD "BALLARD" RICE.

    The children of AMANDA ADAMS and JAMES BALDRIDGE are:

    1. ARIZONA "ZONA" BALDRIDGE, b. February 8, 1907, Kentucky, d. July 10, 1947, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JAMES MATHEW "MATHEW" GULLETT.
    2. LEONA BALDRIDGE, b. February 25, 1916, Pike County, Kentucky, d. April 1, 2009, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CHARLES "BUCK" HANEY.







JAMES B. FAIRCHILD, son of AMANDA ADAMS and ENOCH FAIRCHILD, was born July 14, 1890 in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 17, 1954 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married MARTHA BALDRIDGE, daughter of JAMES BALDRIDGE and BARSHEBA "BASH" ROBERTS, July 28, 1913 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born March 6, 1896 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 31, 1976 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Holbrook-Keaton Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: It's possible that James B. Fairchild married his step-sister.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James Baldridge (age 22) married Barsheba Roberts (age 17) on December 22, 1892 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, Ervin Baldridge died August 10, 1938 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from acute hepatitis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as January 8, 1895, his marital status as married, his wife as Arlie Hall, his occupation as laborer on city streets, his parents as James Baldridge (b. Kentucky) and Bash Robinson (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. Arlie Baldridge of Paintsville, and the burial place as Hager Hill, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James B. Fairchild (parents b. Johnson County, age 24) married Martha Baldridge (parents b. Johnson County, age 17) on July 28, 1913 in Johnson County.

When James B. Fairchild's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Hager Hill, Kentucky, that he was married, and that he was born July 14, 1890 in Denver, Kentucky. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Martha Baldridge Fairchilds lived from March 6, 1895 to January 31, 1976, and was buried in Holbrook-Keaton Cemetery on Davis Branch in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Clifford Fairchilds lived from July 2, 1916 to August 23, 1967, and was buried in the same cemetery. No headstone photos are provided.

According to his death certificate, James B. Fairchild died January 17, 1954 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from hypostatic pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as July 14, 1888, his age as 65, his marital status as married, his parents as Enoch Fairchild and Manda Adams, the informant as "Son," and the burial place as the family cemetery in Paintsville.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James B. Fairchild died January 17, 1954 in Johnson County at the age of 65. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Martha Baldridge Fairchild (age 80), daughter of the late John and Bash Roberts Baldridge, was a resident of Thelma, Kentucky. She was born March 6, 1895 in Johnson County, died January 31, 1976 in Paintsville Hospital following an extended illness, and was buried in Holbrook Cemetery in Davis Branch. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James B. Fairchild, in January of 1953. She was survived by 2 sons, Jack Fairchild (of Thelma) and Joe Fairchild (Paintsville); 3 daughters, Bertha Blanton (Conneaut, Ohio), Virginia VanHoose (Paintsville), and Mary Shockley (Ironton, Ohio); 1 brother, John Baldridge (New York); 1 half-sister, Leona Hampton (Paintsville); 22 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Martha Fairchild was born March 6, 1896, and died in January of 1976. She received her Social Security card in 1960-1961 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Martha Baldridge Fairchild was born March 6, 1896 in Johnson County. Her parents are listed as Jim Baldridge and Bash Roberts.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Martha Fairchild died January 31, 1976 in Johnson County at the age of 80. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 48 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1900), James Baldridge is listed as the head of the household for house #496, he's a farmer, born in October of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Barsheba (wife, born in February of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 32), Isaac (son, born in April of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Rachel (daughter, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), and Frank [Martha?] (son, female, born in January of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 25 of the 1910 census for District 65 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1910), James S. Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #190, he's a wagon master, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 8 years, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 37), Ireland (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), James Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Minnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Hulda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Jimmie Fairchild (nephew, single, farm hand, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20).

On page 26 of the 1920 census for District 29 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1920), Levi Fairchilds is listed as the head of the household for house #254, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, and he's 94 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, age 70), James Fairchilds (grandson, married, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 29), Martha Fairchilds (granddaughter, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Clifford Fairchilds (great-grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2), and Levi Fairchilds (great-grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

On pages 10 & 11 of the 1930 census for District 67-26 (Haymond and Millstone) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), James Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #102, he's a laborer in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 33), Clifford (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), William L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Bertha M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Virginia L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and James W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 1 month).

On page 23 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1940), Jim Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #193, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 42), Virginia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Jack (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Patsy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to James mother.

    The children of JAMES FAIRCHILD and MARTHA BALDRIDGE are:

    1. CLIFFORD FAIRCHILD, b. July 3, 1917, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 23, 1967, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JUANITA MONTGOMERY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clifford Fairchild was born July 2, 1917 in Johnson County to Martha Baldridge.
      According to his obituary, Clifford Fairchild (age 50), son of James B. and Martha Baldridge Fairchild of Hager Hill, was born July 3, 1917, died August 23, 1967, and was buried in Keaton Cemetery on Davis Branch, with military graveside rites. He was survived by his wife, Juanita Montgomery Fairchild; 3 brothers, W. M. Fairchild (of Las Vegas, Nevada), Joe Fairchild (Springfield, Ohio), and Jack Fairchild (Paintsville); and 3 sisters, Mrs. Gail Blanton (Ashtabula, Ohio), Mrs. Clifton Shockley (Canton, Ohio), and Mrs. Paul F. VanHoose (Paintsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. WILLIAM LEVI FAIRCHILD, b. March 30, 1919, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Levi Fairchild was born March 30, 1919 in Johnson County to Martha Baldridge.
    3. BERTHA GAIL FAIRCHILD, b. 1923, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BLANTON.
    4. VIRGINIA L. FAIRCHILD, b. August 13, 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 17, 1986, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. PAUL F. VANHOOSE.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Virginia Fairchild VanHoose (age 61), daughter of Jim and Martha Baldridge Fairchild, was born August 13, 1925 in Johnson County, died October 17, 1986 at home in Paintsville, and was buried in the family cemetery in Paintsville. She was survived by her husband, Paul VanHoose; 2 brothers, Joe Fairchild and Jack Fairchild; and 2 sisters, Mary Shocklee and Bertha Blanton. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    5. JAMES W. FAIRCHILD, b. February 29, 1929, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 29, 1967, Ashtabula, Ashtabula County, Ohio, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. HELEN WILLIAMSON, October 20, 1951, Ashtabula, Ashtabula County, Ohio.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James Fairchild was born February 15, 1929 in Johnson County to Martha Baldridge.
      According to his obituary, James Fairchild (age 38), son of James B. and Martha Baldridge Fairchild, was a 10 year resident of Ashtabula, Ohio. He was born February 29, 1929 in Paintsville, died April 29, 1967 in Ashtabula, following a brief illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Paintsville. He was survived by his wife, Helen Williamson Fairchild, whom he married October 20, 1951 in Ashtabula; 1 son, William Douglas Fairchild (at home); 2 daughters, Patsy Fairchild (at home) and Sharon Fairchild (at home); 4 brothers, Clifford Fairchild (Paintsville), Jack Fairchild (Paintsville), Joe Fairchild (Paintsville), and William Fairchild (Las Vegas, Nevada); and 3 sisters, Virginia VanHoose (Paintsville), Mary Shockley (Canton, Ohio), and Bertha Blanton (Ashtabula). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    6. MARY MARIE FAIRCHILD, b. March 2, 1933, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 21, 2000, South Point, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown first name) HITCHCOCK, m. (2) (unknown first name) DIALS, m. (3) (unknown first name) WILLS, m. (4) (unknown first name) DUMPHY, m. (5) CLIFTON SHOCKLEY. He d. 1980.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary Fairchild was born March 2, 1933 in Johnson County to Martha Baldridge.
      According to her obituary, Mary M. Fairchild Shockley (age 67), daughter of the late James and Martha Baldridge Fairchild, was born March 2, 1933 in Paintsville, and died October 21, 2000 at home in South Point. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Shockley. She was survived by 3 sons, James Dials (of Springfield, Ohio), Michael Wills (Springfield), and Charles Dumphy (Lexington); 1 daughter, Juanita Smith (South Point); 3 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Mary Marie Fairchild Hitchcock Shockley was born March 2, 1933 in Paintsville, Kentucky, and died October 21, 2000. Her name was listed as Mary Marie Hitchcock in July of 1956, as Mary Fairchild in June of 1958, as Mary Mar Shockley in January of 1968, and her parents are listed as James Fairchild and Martha Baldridge.
    7. JACK FAIRCHILD, b. 1937, Kentucky.
    8. PATSY FAIRCHILD, b. 1939, Kentucky.
    9. JOE FAIRCHILD, b. March 15, 1941, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 27, 1995, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BARBARA HENSLEY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Joe Fairchild was born March 15, 1941 in Johnson County to Martha Baldridge.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Joe Fairchild was born March 15, 1941 in Paintsville, Kentucky, and died February 27, 1995.
      According to his obituary, found on the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website, Joe Fairchild (age 53), son of the late Jim Fairchild and Martha Baldridge, was a painter, and a resident of Hager Hill, Kentucky. He was born March 15, 1941 in Johnson County, died February 27, 1995 in St. Joseph's Hospital in Lexington, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Barbara Hensley Fairchild; 2 daughters, Joann Barber (of Wittensville) and Bookie Colvin (Leander); 1 sister, Bertha Blanton (Ashtabula, Ohio); 2 grandchildren; and 1 step-grandchild.







ARIZONA "ZONA" BALDRIDGE, daughter of AMANDA ADAMS and JAMES BALDRIDGE, was born February 8, 1907 in Kentucky, died July 10, 1947 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Old Town Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married JAMES MATHEW "MATHEW" GULLETT, son of CYNTHIA ANN LITTERAL and CHARLES R. GULLETT. He was born June 24, 1890 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 1, 1971 in Wayne County, West Virginia, and is buried in Old Town Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. Matthew Gullett married (1) EMMA HOWARD. He married (3) NEVA VANHOOSE.

Notes: When Mathew's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was unemployed in Paintsville, that the person who would always know his address was "Arizona Gullet (wife)" of Paintsville, and that he was born June 24, 1891 in Johnson County. He was found to be 5 feet 8 inches tall, he weighed 200 pounds, and he had blue eyes, black hair, and a light complexion.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Zora Gullett [sic] died July 10, 1947 at the age of 40, and was buried in Old Town Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, that Mathew Gullett lived from June 24, 1890 to July 1, 1971, was buried in the same cemetery, and that Neva VanHoose Gullett died December 14, 1980, and was buried in the same cemetery. No headstone photo for Zona is provided, but there is one for Mathew. His headstone shows that he served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army during World War I. Mathew's parents are buried in the same cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Zona Baldridge Gullett died July 10, 1947 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from pulmonary tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as February 8, 1907, her marital status as married, her husband as Matthew Gullett (age 57), her place of residence as Paintsville, her parents as James Baldridge (b. Kentucky) and Amanda Adams (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. Leona Haney of Paintsville, and the burial place as Paintsville.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Zona Gullett died July 10, 1947 in Johnson County at the age of 40. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his obituary, Matthew Gullett (age 80), son of Charles and Cynthia Litteral Gullett, was a native of Magoffin County, and a resident of Royalton. He was born in 1891, died July 1, 1971 in a Huntington hospital, following an extended illness, and was buried in Town Cemetery in Paintsville. He was survived by his wife, Neva VanHoose Gullett; and 1 daughter, Ida Gullett (of Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mathew Gullett was born June 24, 1891, and died in July of 1971. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Greenup, Greenup County, Kentucky.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Mathew Gullett died July 1, 1971 in Wayne County. His parents are listed as Cynthia Litteral and Charles Gullett.

According to her death certificate, Emma Howard Gullett died August 7, 1929 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "a probable malignant condition of the pelvic organs." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birtdate as 1882, her age as 47, her marital status as married, her husband as Matthew Gullett, her parents as William Howard (b. Kentucky) and Tilda Montgomery (b. Kentucky), the informant as D. C. Montgomery of Paintsville, and the burial place as Collins Cemetery. There was another Mathew Gullett in this area - Mathew's grandfather - but he died a widower in 1924.

On page 61 of the 1920 census for District 92 (Camp Dix) in Burlington County, New Jersey (undated), Mathew Gullett is found single, a chauffeur, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old.

On page 40 of the 1930 census for District 58-1 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Charlie Gullett is listed as the head of the household for house #406, he's a laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Synthie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 55), Mathie (son, widowed, laborer, born in Kentucky, age 38), and Joe Litteral (brother-in-law, widowed, laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 53).

On page 24 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1940), Mathew Gullett is listed as the head of the household for house #204, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he has a 1st grade education, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Arizona (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, no formal education, age 30), and Ida (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

    The child of ZONA BALDRIDGE and MATHEW GULLETT is:

    1. IDA GULLETT, b. January 2, 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ida Gullert was born January 2, 1934 in Johnson County to Prizona Baleluge.







CYNTHIA ANN LITTERAL, daughter of ELIZABETH LOUISA "ELIZA" PACE and JAMES WESLEY LITTERAL, was born April 16, 1870 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died March 24, 1951 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Old Town Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married CHARLES R. GULLETT, son of MATHEW GULLETT and RUTH BAYS. He was born in May of 1868 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died January 1, 1935 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Old Town Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Charles Gullett was the brother of Lillie Gullett.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Cynthia Ann Litteral Gullett lived from April 16, 1865 to March 24, 1951, and was buried in Old Town Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Charles R. Gullett lived from 1866 to January 31, 1935, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Cynthia Ann Gullett died March 24, 1951 in Paintsville from broncho pneumonia, arterio-sclerostic heart disease, and senility. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as April 16, 1865, her marital status as widow, her parents as John Wessley Litteral and Eliza Pace, the informant as Mrs. George Kimbler, and the burial place as Town Cemetery in Paintsville.

According to her obituary, Cynthia Ann Litteral Gullett (age 83), daughter of the late John W. and Elzia Pace Litteral and a well-known resident of Paintsville, was born April 16, 1865 in Magoffin County, died March 24, 1951 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Kimbler, and was buried in Town Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Gullett, in 1936. She was survived by 1 son, Matthew Gullett (of Paintsville); 3 daughters, Mrs George Kimbler, Mrs. Ida Wagner (Ashland), and Mrs. Ava Carter (Cleveland, Ohio); 1 brother, Amos Litteral (Oil Springs); and 1 sister, Mrs. Celia Richie (Cincinnati, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Cynthia A. Gullett died March 24, 1951 in Johnson County at the age of 85. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, Charles Gullett died January 31, 1935 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from asthmatic and abdominal problems. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his age as 67, his marital status as married, his wife as Cyntha Gullett, his occupation as general laborer, his parents as Mathew Gullett (b. Kentucky) and Ruth Bays (b. Kentucky), the informant as Alva Carter of Paintsville, and the burial place as Paintsville.

His obituary, found on the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website"

"Chas. Gullett, age 68, died during the early morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 31, at his home in West Paintsville. He had been in bad health for more than a year but during the past month had been critically ill of asthma and his death was not unexpected. He was born in Magoffin County in 1866, but had been a resident of Paintsville for the past 35 years where he was known as a good citizen. He was member of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Paintsville and a regular attendant to all services until prevented by illness. Besides his widow he is survived by four children, Mathew Gullett, Mrs. Cecil Carter, and Mrs. George Kimbler, all of Paintsville, and Mrs. Wilbur Waggoner of Huntington, WV. Also, two brothers, Sherman Gullett and Harrison Gullett of Paintsville. Funeral arrangements had not been made Thursday morning."

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Charles Gullett died January 31, 1935 in Johnson County at the age of 67.

On page 51 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 26, 1900), Charles Gullett is listed as the head of the household for house #440, he's a day laborer, born in May of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 11 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Cynthia (wife, born in February of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 11 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 27), James M. (son, born in June of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Ida (daughter, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Elbert (son, born in March of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), and Kerna (son, born in March of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 64 (Paintsville Ward 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Chas. Gullett is listed as the head of the household for house #152, he's a salesman in a grocery store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 21 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Cynthia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 4 are still living, age 35), Mathew (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Ida (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Alva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Bennie (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 30 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 3 & 5, 1920), Charley Gullet is listed as the head of the household for house #78, he's a laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Cynthia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 46), and Nevada (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 40 of the 1930 census for District 58-1 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Charlie Gullett is listed as the head of the household for house #406, he's a laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Synthie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 55), Mathie (son, widowed, laborer, born in Kentucky, age 38), and Joe Litteral (brother-in-law, widowed, laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 53).

On page 7 of the 1940 census for District 58-1A (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1940), Cynthia Gullett is listed as the head of the household for house #65, she's widowed, not working, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has a 3rd grade education, and she's 77 years old. Also listed are George Kimbler (son [mistake], married, carpenter, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 44), Vada Kimbler (daughter-in-law [mistake], married, housekeeper for private homes, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 38), Junie Kimbler (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Bobby Lee Kimbler (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

    The children of CYNTHIA LITTERAL and CHARLES GULLETT are:

    1. JAMES MATHEW "MATHEW" GULLETT, b. June 24, 1890, Kentucky, d. July 1, 1971, Wayne County, West Virginia, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) EMMA HOWARD, m. (2) ARIZONA "ZONA" BALDRIDGE, m. (3) NEVA VANHOOSE.
    2. IDA JANE GULLETT, b. February 1892, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 16, 1971, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) GEORGE HAGER, m. (2) WILBUR A. WAGNER.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Ida Gullett Hager Wagner, daughter of the late Charles and Cynthia Litteral Litteral Gullett, was born in Magoffin County, d. May 16, 1971 in a local nursing home following an extended illness, and was buried in Town Cemetery in Paintsville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 husbands, George Hager and W. A. Wagner. She was survived by 1 daughter, Mary Ann Wetzel (of Van Lear); 1 brother, Matthew Gullett (Royalton); 5 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. ELBERT GULLETT, b. March 1894, Kentucky, d. before 1910.
    4. KERNA GULLETT, b. March 1897, Kentucky, d. before 1910.
    5. ALVA GULLETT, b. February 27, 1902, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 1, 1953, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CECIL CARTER.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Alva Gullett Carter (age 51), daughter of the late Charlie and Cynthia Ann Litterall Gullett, was born February 27, 1902 in Johnson County, died April 1, 1953 in a Cleveland, Ohio, hospital, and was buried in Town Cemeter [in Paintsville]. She was survived by her husband, Cecil Carter (of Ohio); 2 sons, John Carter (Cleveland) and George Carter (Cleveland); 1 daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Towkowski (Cleveland); 1 brother, Matthew Gullett (Paintsville); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Vadie Kimbler (Evanston, Kentucky) and Mrs. Ida Wagner (Ashland). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    6. BENNIE GULLETT, b. 1907, Kentucky, d. before 1920.
    7. NEVADA "VADA" GULLETT, b. May 4, 1911, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 9, 1968, Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GEORGE KIMBLER. He was b. 1896, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Vadia Gullett Kimbler [Nevada Gullett] (age 56), daughter of the late Charlie and Cynthia Litteral Gullett, was a 15 year resident of Urbana, Ohio. She was born May 4, 1911 in Johnson County, died January 9, 1968 in Mercy Memorial Hospital in Urbana, and was buried in Town Cemetery in Paintsville. She was survived by her husband, George Kimbler; 1 son, Robert L. Kimbler [Robert Lee Kimbler] (of Yucaipa, California); 1 daughter, Mrs. June McCarty (Urbana); 1 brother, Matthew Gullett (Royalton); and 1 sister, Mrs. Ida Wagner (Van Lear). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







LEONA BALDRIDGE, daughter of AMANDA ADAMS and JAMES BALDRIDGE, was born February 25, 1916 in Pike County, Kentucky, died April 1, 2009 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married CHARLES "BUCK" HANEY, son of LOUDENA "LULA" LITTERAL and FLOYD HANEY. He was born April 15, 1915 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 28, 1956 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Charles "Buck Haney was the half-brother of Eva Penix and Ina Penix.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Leona Baldrige was born February 25, 1916 in Pike County to Mandy Adams.

According to her obituary, Leona Baldridge Haney (age 93), daughter of the late Jim and Mandy Baldridge, was a resident of Paintsville. She was born February 25, 1916 in Johnson County, died April 1, 2009 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Buck Henry; and 2 sons, Eugene Haney and Franklin Haney. She was survived by 3 sons, Charles Haney (of Springfield, Ohio), Bob Haney (Wabash, Indiana), and Ray Haney (Paintsville); 2 daughters, Evagean Hensley (Ashland) and Hazel Hensley (Paintsville); several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his obituary, Charles "Buck" Haney (age 41), son of Floyd and Loudina Litteral Haney, was born April 15, 1915 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 28, 1956 in a local hospital from tuberculosis, and was buried in the family cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Leona Baldridge Haney; 5 sons, Franklin Haney (in the U.S. Navy), Charles Haney (at home), Bobby Haney (at home), Eugene Haney (age home), and Cecil Haney (at home); 2 daughters, Mrs. Hazel Montgomery (Gray Fox, Kentucky) and Eva Jean Haney (at home); 1 brother, William Haney (Detroit, Michigan); and 5 sisters, Mrs. Maggie Haney (Lexington), Mrs. Ollie Webb (Corgin, West Virginia), Mrs. Bessie Ward (Waverly, Ohio), Mrs. Eva Montgomery (Paintsville), and Mrs. Ina Risner (Portsmouth, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 58 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1940), Bruck Haney is listed as the head of the household for house #526, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Leona (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 4th grade education, age 24), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Eva Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of LEONA BALDRIDGE and BUCK HANEY are:

    1. HAZEL M. HANEY, b. 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown last name) MONTGOMERY, m. (2) (unknown last name) HENSLEY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hazel M. Hainey was born in Johnson County to Leona Baldridge.
    2. JAMES FRANKLIN HANEY, b. 1937, Kentucky.
    3. EVA JEAN HANEY, b. 1939, Kentucky, m. (unknown last name) HENSLEY.
    4. CHARLES R. "BUCK" HANEY, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles R. Haney was born in Johnson County to Leona Baldridge.
    5. BOBBY F. HANEY, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bobby F. Haney was born in Johnson County to Leona Baldridge.
    6. EUGENE HANEY, b. May 27, 1952, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 3, 2003, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BEVERLY WILLIAMS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Eugene Haney was born May 27, 1952 in Johnson County to Leona Baldridge.
      According to his obituary, Eugene Haney (age 50), son of Leona Baldridge and the late Charles "Buck" Haney, was a retired painter, and a resident of Williamsport, Kentucky. He was born May 27, 1952 in Johnson County, died April 3, 2003 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Beverly Williams Haney; 2 sons, Charles Eugene Haney (of Williamsport) and Daniel Lee Haney (Williamsport); 3 daughters, Lecia Michelle Branham (Boons Camp), Christina Renee Haney (Meally), and Tammy Roberts (Florida); 3 brothers, Charles "Buck" Haney (Springfield, Ohio), Bob Haney (Wabash, Indiana), and Cecil Haney (Thealka); 2 sisters, Haxel Hensley (Williamsport) and Eva Hensley (Ashland); and 2 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    7. CECIL RAY HANEY, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Cecil R. Haney was born in Johnson County to Leona Baldridge.







HENRY DAVIS, son of NANCY CANTRELL and ALFRED DAVIS, was born in August of 1833 in Kentucky, and died after 1900. He married MARY MELVINA POWERS, daughter of ARCHIBALD POWERS and MARGARET (unknown last name), February 11, 1865 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born about 1836 in Russell County, Virginia, and died before 1900. Mary Powers married (1) JACOB HELBERT.

Notes: According to Virginia marriage record transcripts, Mary M. Powers (single, b. Russell County, Virginia, age 21), daughter of Archibald Powers and Margaret Powers, married Jacob Helbert (single, b. Washington County, Virginia, age 21), son of Sally Helbert, on December 28, 1858 in Russell County.

According to Virginia death record transcripts, Jacob Helbert (farmer, b. Washington County, age 25), son of Salley Helbert, died May 4, 1862 in Russell County at the age of 25. His wife is listed as Margaret M. Helbert.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Henry Davis married Mary M. Hulburt on February 11, 1865 in Johnson County.

On page 29 of the 1860 census for Russell County, Virginia (dated July 30, 1860), Jacob Helbert is listed as the head of the household for house #437, he's a laborer, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Mary (age 23), and Sally Helbert (age 57).

On page 1 of the 1870 census for Barnetts Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1870), Henry Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #2, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Mary Malvina (born in Virginia, age 34), and Anna (born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 24 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1880), Henry Davis listed as the head of the household for house #142, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Mary M. (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 43), Annie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Enoch (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Nancy E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 3 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Henry Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #33, he's widowed, not working, born in August of 1833 in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, and he's 66 years old. Also listed are Annie (daughter, single, not working, born in November of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), and Enoch (son, born in July of 1872 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27).

    The children of HENRY DAVIS and MARY POWERS are:

    1. ANNA DAVIS, b. November 1868, Kentucky.
    2. ENOCH DAVIS, b. July 11, 1874, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 14, 1938, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LILLIAN GULLETT
    3. NANCY ELIZABETH DAVIS, b. August 26, 1877, Kentucky, d. October 31, 1965, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GEORGE H. ESTEP.







ENOCH DAVIS, son of HENRY DAVIS and MARY MELVINA POWERS, was born July 11, 1874 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 14, 1938 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Randolph Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married LILLIAN GULLETT, daughter of MATHEW GULLETT and RUTH BAYS, November 17, 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born June 3, 1875 in Kentucky, died September 5, 1927 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. Lillian Gullett married (1) JOE LITTERAL.

Notes: Lillian Gullett was the sister of Charles Gullett.

Joe Litteral was probably Josephus P. Litteral, son of Elizabeth Louisa "Eliza" Pace and James Wesley Litteral.

According to his death certificate, Mathew Gullett died May 15, 1924 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from the infirmities of old age. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as February 14, 1837, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Ezekiel Gullett (b. North Carolina) and Ellender Roberts (b. North Carolina), and the burial place as Paintsville.

According to his obituary, Harrison Gullett (son of the late Matthew and Ruth Bayes Gullett, was a former employee of C. & O. Railroad, and resident of Lick Fork. He was born June 24, 1871 in Magoffin County, died November 22, 1959 at the home of his son in Lick Fork, following an illness of 3 weeks, and was buried in the family cemetery in Lick Fork. He was survived by his wife, Roselee Collins Gullett; 1 son, Lonnie Gullett; and 1 daughter, Mrs. Dollie Ratliff (of Collista). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his obituary, Sherman Gullett, son of the late Mathew and Ruth Bayes Gullett, was an employee of the Paintsville Herald since its first issue in 1901. He was born September 10, 1884 in State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died May 15, 1943 at home in Southside [Paintsville]. He married Miss Irene Bush, daughter of Charles Bush and Margaret Castle Bush, and she survived him. He was also survived by 7 sons, Warren M. Gullett (of Paintsville), William S. Gullett [William Sherman Gullett](Owensboro), S.Sgt. Charles A. Gullett (Shenango, Pennsylvania), Robert F. Gullett (Catlettsburg), Pvt. Fred Gullett (Desert Center, California), Paul Gullett (Paintsville), and Andrew Jack Gullett (at home); and 1 brother, Harrison Gullett (Paintsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky birth records, Enoch Davis was born July 11, 1874 in Johnson County to Henry Davis (b. Johnson County) and Mary M. Powers (b. Russell County, Virginia.

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

His obituary, found on the obituary page of the Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website:

"Enoch Davis, well known in Paintsville and vicinity, died at the home of his sister, Mrs. George Estep in Bridgeford Addition Monday night, November 14, after an illness of several weeks from intestinal cancer. He was 66 years of age, having been born July 11, 1874. Mr. Davis moved here from Barnetts Creek with his father, Henry Davis more than thirty years ago. Since that time he has been a familiar figure in all parts of the city doing odd jobs for the good housewives. He was very industrious and had been a hard worker. Though possessed of a small amount of this world’s goods he was ever cheerful and ready to do an act of kindness for anyone. He was patient and honest and was held in the highest esteem by everyone. His passing will bring genuine regret to a large number of Paintsville people. His wife, Lilly Gullett Davis, preceded him in death ten years ago. Besides his sister, Mrs. Estep, with whom he had made his home, he is survived by the following children: Edgar Davis and Mrs. Albert Lemaster of Ohio, and Mrs. Earl Snyder of Pittsburgh, Pa. Short services were held at the Estep home Wednesday afternoon. Burial in the Randolph Cemetery in Southside. The undertaking department of the Paintsville Furniture Company had charge of the burial."

According to her death certificate, Lillie Gullett Davis died September 5, 1927 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "Carcinoma of the Liver large tumor pressing on blood vessels." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as June 3, 1875, her marital status as married, her husband as Enoch Davis, her parents as Mathew Gullett (b. Kentucky) and Luthia Bays (b. Kentucky), the informant as Arthur Gullett of Paintsville, and the burial place as Paintsville.

On page 3 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Mathew Gullet [hard to read] is listed as the head of the household for house #32, he's a day laborer, born in February of 1840 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 34 years, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Ruth (wife, born in May of 1847 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 34 years, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 53), Lillie (daughter, married, not working, born in June of 1877 in Kentucky, married for 8 years, she's given birth to 2 children and 1 is still living, age 22), Sherman (son, born in September of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), and Auther Litteral (grandson, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 21 of the 1910 census for District 66 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 7, 1910), Enoch Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #127, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 8 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 2 are still living, age 31), Edgar (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Goldie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 64 (Paintsville Ward 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Sherman Gullett is listed as the head of the household for house #148, he's a newspaper printer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 8 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Rena [Irene Bush Gullett] (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Ohio, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 2 are still living, age 23), Warren (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), W. Sherman (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 months), Martha Gullett (mother, widowed, living off of her own income, born in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, age 72), and Arthur Gullett (nephew, laborer in a printing office, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17).

On page 21 of the 1920 census for District 29 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 12, 1920), Enoch Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #207, he's a general laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Tennessee, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 43), Goldie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Myrtle May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Willie Gullet [Willie Gullett] (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4 years 10 months).

On page 25 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Enoch Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #215, he's a gardener, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 58 years old. He's living by himself.

    The child of LILLIAN GULLETT and JOE LITTERAL is:

    1. ARTHUR GULLETT, b. May 30, 1893, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 26, 1960, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DORA BELL CONLEY.

    The children of ENOCH DAVIS and LILLIAN GULLETT are:

    1. EDGAR DAVIS, b. August 31, 1902, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. EDITH BLANCHE RUSSELL.
    2. GOLDIE DAVIS, b. 1908, Kentucky, m. (1) EARL SNYDER, m. (2) (unknown first name) PHILLIPS.
    3. MYRTLE MAE DAVIS, b. February 15, 1912 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 3, 1958 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, and is buried in Davis-Borders-Wallen Cemetery in River, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ALBERT LEMASTER.







EDGAR DAVIS, son of ENOCH DAVIS and LILLIAN GULLETT, was born August 31, 1902 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married EDITH BLANCHE RUSSELL, daughter of JACOB RUSSELL and EMMA J. POINDEXTER, July 23, 1938 in Vinton County, Ohio. She was born October 11, 1899 in Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio. Edith B. Russell married (1) EARL C. KEETON.

Notes: According to their marriage certificate, Edith Russell (housekeeper, b. Springfield Township, Gallia County, resident of Gallipolis, 1st marriage, age 18 on October 11, 1918), daughter of Jacob Russell and Emme J. Poindexter, married Earl Keeton (laborer, b. Vinton County, Ohio, resident of Logan, Ohio, 1st marriage, 26 years old on August 31, 1918), son of Martin Keeton and Jane Easterly, on May 30, 1919 in Gallia County, Ohio.

According to their marriage certificate, Edgar Davis (laborer, b. Paintsville, Kentucky, resident of Swan Township, 1st marriage, age 36 on August 31, 1937), son of Enoch Davis and Lillie Gullett, married Edith Keeton (housekeeper, b. Gallipolis, Ohio, resident of Swan Township, 2nd marriage, 38 years old on October 11, 1937), daughter of Jacob Russell and Emme J. Poindexter, on July 23, 1938 in Vinton County, Ohio.

On page 24 of the 1900 census for District 30 (Morgan Township) in Gallia County, Ohio (dated June 28, 1900), Jacob Russell is listed as the head of the household for house #247, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, married for 25 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Emma J. (wife, born in December of 1858, born in Ohio, parents born in Virginia, married for 25 years, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 44), Hurl (son, single, not working, born in January of 1879 in Ohio, age 21), William (son, born in June of 1882 in Ohio, age 17), Effie E. (daughter, born in July of 1883 in Ohio, age 16), Carrie (daughter, born in March of 1885 in Ohio, age 15), Nellie M. (daughter, born in September of 1888 in Ohio, age 11), Forest (daughter [sic], born in July of 1890 in Ohio, age 9), Floyd (son, born in May of 1896 in Ohio, age 4), and Blanche E. (daughter, born in October of 1897 in Ohio, age 2).

On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 46 (Springfield Township) in Gallia County, Ohio (dated April 27 & 28. 1910), Jacob Russell is listed as the head of the household for house #206, he's a farm laborer, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, married for 20 years, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Ella J. (wife, born in Ohio, father born in West Virginia, mother born in the United States, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 43), Blanche E. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 10), Forest (daughter, born in Ohio, age 17), and Floyd (son, born in Ohio, age 15).

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Falls Township) in Hocking County, Ohio (dated January 10, 1920), Earl Keeton is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a laborer for the railroad, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, and he's 28 years old. Also listed is Edith (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 19).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 37-8 (Green Township) in Hocking County, Ohio (dated April 4, 1930), Earl C. Keeton is listed as the head of the household for house #68, he's a laborer in a tile factory, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at age 28, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Edith B. (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at 20, age 30), Goldie L. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 9), Clarence L. (son, born in Ohio, age 8), and Betty J. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 1 year 8 months).

On pages 14 & 15 of the 1940 census for District 82-14 (Swan Township) in Vinton County, Ohio (dated May 11, 1940), Edgar Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #143, he's a laborer for the County W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Vinton County in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Edith (wife, born in Ohio, she was living in rural Vinton County in 1935, 8th grade education, age 42), Goldie (daughter, separated, not working, born in Ohio, 7th grade education, age 20), Clarence (son, born in Ohio, age 19), Betty (daughter, born in Ohio, age 16), and June (daughter, born in Ohio, age 1).

    The child of EDGAR DAVIS and EDITH RUSSELL is:

    1. JUNE DAVIS, b. 1939, Ohio.







NANCY ELIZABETH DAVIS, daughter of HENRY DAVIS and MARY MELVINA POWERS, was born August 26, 1877 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 31, 1965 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Dixon Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married GEORGE H. ESTEP, son of IRA W. ESTEP and ISORA MORTON, October 27, 1894 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born October 9, 1871 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 23, 1955 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Dixon Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: George Estep was the brother of Lena Leota Estep.

According to his death certificate, Ira Estep died March 19, 1925 in Gambill, Lawrence County, Kentucky, from pneumonia fever. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as December 19, 1846, his marital status as single, his parents as unknown, the informant as John George of Patrick, Kentucky, and the burial place as Graves Shoals [hard to read].

According to her death certificate, Isora Estep died June 16, 1916 in Peach Orchard, Lawrence County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "Supposed Caus of death Rheumatism and heart failure." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Virginia, her birth date as August 15, 1848, her marital status as married, her parents as unknown (b. Virginia), the informant as Thomas Estep of Guyandotte, West Virginia, and the burial place as A. Preston Cemetery.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Nancy E. Davis (age 17) married George R. Estep (age 23) on October 27, 1894 in Johnson County.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Nancy Elizabeth Davis Estep lived from August 26, 1877 to October 31, 1965, and was buried in Dixon Cemetery in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that George Estep lived from October 9, 1871 to January 23, 1955, and was buried in the same cemetery. No headstone photos are provided.

According to her obituary, Nancy E. Davis Estep (age 88), daughter of Henry and Mary Powers Davis, was a resident of Paintsville. She was born August 26, 1877, died October 31, 1965 in the new hospital in Paintsville, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Estep, in 1955. She was survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. Virgie Cottle (of Paintsville) and Mrs. Ora McKenzie (Paintsville); 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Nancy E. Estep died October 31, 1965 in Johnson County at the age of 88. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, George H. Estep died January 23, 1955 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from a coronary occlusion. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as October 9, 1871, his marital status as married, his place of residence as Paintsville, his occupation as worker for C. & O. Railroad, his parents as Ira Estep and Isora Moraon, the informant as Ora Mckenzie, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Paintsville.

According to his obituary, George H. Estep (age 83), son of Ira and Imora Morton Estep, was a retired railroad worker. He was born October 9, 1871 in Johnson County, died suddenly on January 23, 1955 at home in Bridgeford Addition, and was buried in the family cemetery in Southside. He was survived by his wife, Nancy Elizabeth Davis Estep; 2 daughters, Mrs. Ben Collie [sic] (of Paintsville) and Mrs. Thurman McKenzie (Paintsville); 1 sister, Mrs. Tallie Van Hoose; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, George H. Estep died January 23, 1955 in Johnson County at the age of 83. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 34 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1880), Ira W. Estep is listed as the head of the household for house #410, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Isora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 31), Samuel R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), George H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Laura B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Lena L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Macy F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 3 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), George Estep is listed as the head of the household for house #28, he's a day laborer, born in October of 1871 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virgniia, married for 5 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in August of 1878 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virgnia, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 21), Virgie (daughter, born in April of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Irvin (son, born in September of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 36 of the 1910 census for District 95 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated May 13, 1910), George H. Estep is listed as the head of the household for house #301, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Tennessee, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 32), Vergie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Ervin R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Ory M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 22 of the 1920 census for District 29 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 12, 1920), George Estep is listed as the head of the household for house #212, he's an engine watchman for C. & O. Railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 42), Virgie May (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), and Ora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1930), George H. Estep is listed as the head of the household for house #50, he's a boilermaker for the the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Nancie E. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virgnia, first married at 16, age 52), Oria M. Mckenzie (daughter, married, bookkeeper for a natural gas company, born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 25), and Thurman Mckenzie (son-in-law, married, laborer for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 24).

On page 29 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1940), George Estep is listed as the head of the household for household for house #249, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 68 years old. Also listed is Nancy E. (wife, born in Kentucky, 3rd grade education, age 62). They are living next to daughter Virgie.

    The children of NANCY DAVIS and GEORGE ESTEP are:

    1. VIRGIE MAY ESTEP, b. April 10, 1896, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 4, 1985, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. BENJAMIN FRANK COTTLE.
    2. IRVIN REDMAN ESTEP, b. September 12, 1898, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 17, 1917, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Irvin Redman Estep died August 17, 1917 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from typhoid fever. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as September 12, 1898, his marital status as single, his occupation as farmer, his parents as George Estep (b. Johnson County) and Nancy Davis (b. Johnson County), and the informant as George Estep of Paintsville.
    3. ORA M. ESTEP, b. May 1, 1904, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 10, 1993, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. THURMAN MCKENZIE.







VIRGIE MAY ESTEP, daughter of NANCY ELIZABETH DAVIS and GEORGE H. ESTEP, was born April 10, 1896 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 4, 1985 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, and is buried in Cottle Cemetery in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married BENJAMIN FRANK COTTLE, son of THOMAS NEWT COTTLE and ELIZABETH BURKHART, about 1924. He was born September 13, 1903 in Kentucky, died November 8, 1973 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, and is buried in Cottle Cemetery in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Thomas Newt Cottle was the brother of Cyntha Ann Cottle.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Thomas N. Cottle married Lizzie Burkhart on July 2, 1887 in Morgan County.

According to his death certificate, Tom Newt Cottle died December 24, 1948 in Gordon Fork, Morgan County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "Started acroos the Hill to a Sister in Law and was found Frozen to death in a small path leading across the hill. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Morgan County, his birth date as June 28, 1858, his marital status as married, his wife as Elizaabeth Burkhart (age 80), his place of residence as Gordon Fork, his occupation as farmer, his parents as U. R. Cottle (b. Kentucky) and Martha Nickell [mistake] (b. Wolf County, Kentucky), the informant as John Cottle of Paintsville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Gordon Ford.

According to her death certificate, died March 17, 1955 in Blue Stone, Rowan County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "never saw patient Death certificate signed by information gotten by Co. Health Dept." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Wolf County, Kentucky, her birth date as unknown, her age as 88, her marital status as widowed, her place of residence as Blue Stone, her parents as John Burkheart and Martha Nickell, the informant as Donald Cottle, and the burial place as Cottle Cemetery in Gordon Fork, Kentucky.

According to her obituary, Virgie Estep Cottle (age 89), daughter of George H. and Nancy Davis Estep, was a resident of Van Lear. She was born April 10, 1896 in Johnson County, died November 4, 1985 in Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, and was buried in Cottle Cemetery in West Liberty. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben F. Cottle, on November 8, 1973. She was survived by 1 sister, Mrs. Ora McKenzie (of Van Lear); 1 granddaughter; and 2 great-granddaughters. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his obituary, Ben F. Cottle (age 70), son of the late Tom and Elizabeth Burkhart Cottle, was a retired C. & O. Railroad employee, and a resident of Paintsville. He was born September 13, 1903, died November 8, 1973 in a Huntington, West Virginia, hospital following and extended illness, and was buried in Cottle Cemetery in Cottle, Kentucky. He was survived by his wife, Virgie Estep Cottle; 3 sisters, Mrs. Anna Perry (of Frenchburg), Mrs. Bell Pratt (Frenchburg), and Mrs. Minnie Roberts (Middletown, Ohio); 1 grandchild; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 144 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1910), Thomas N. Cottle is listed as the head of the household for house #125, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 23 years, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virgniia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and all are still living, age 39), John H. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Dennie M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Kelly (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Berley (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Daniel B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Ben F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Donald R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11 months), Martha L. Cottle (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), and Belle Cottle (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3).

On pages 8 & 9 of the 1920 census for District 101 (Hamdin) in Perry County, Kentucky (dated January 21, 1920), Thomas N. Cottle is listed as the head of the household for house #327, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 48), Benjamin F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Bell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Donald (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Anna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1930), Been F. Cottle [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a laborer for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 25 years old. Also listed is Virgie M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 28, age 33).

On page 29 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1940), Ben F. Cottle is listed as the head of the household for house #250, he's a truck driver for a fruit dealer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Virgie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 44), and Ben F. Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14).

    The child of VIRGIE ESTEP and BEN COTTLE is:

    1. BENJAMIN FRANK COTTLE JR., b. May 1, 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 9, 1969, Marion, Marion County, Ohio, buried in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. KATIE MAY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Benjamin F. Cattle was born May 1, 1925 in Johnson County to Virgie Estep.
      According to his obituary, Ben Frank Cottle Jr. (age 44), son of Ben F. and Virgie Estepp Cottle of Paintsville, was employed by Tecumseh Products in Marion, Ohio, and a resident of Kenton, Ohio. He was born May 1, 1925 in Johnson County, was dead on arrival on August 9, 1969 in Marion General Hospital in Marion, Ohio, the results of an automobile accident,and was buried in Cottle Cemetery in West Liberty. In addition to his parents, he was survived by his wife, Katie May Cottle; 1 daughter, Mrs. Chyrel Bacaloon (of Honolulu, Hawaii); 4 step-daughters, Miss Chlora Pearl May (Proctorville, Ohio), Mrs. Wanda Megison (Proctorville), Mrs. Joyce VanHoose (Paintsville), and Mrs. Judy Carol Baker (Virginia Beach, Virginia); and 1 granddaughter. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







ORA M. ESTEP, daughter of NANCY ELIZABETH DAVIS and GEORGE H. ESTEP, was born May 1, 1904 in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 10, 1993 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in McCarty Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married THURMAN MCKENZIE, son of MARTHA J. MCCARTY and OLIVER MCKENZIE. He was born May 3, 1905 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 2, 1958 in Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio, and is buried in McCarty Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Ora Estep McKenzie lived from May 1, 1904 to August 10, 1993, and was buried in McCarty Family Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Thurman McKenzie lived from May 3, 1905 to August of 1958, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her obituary, Ora Davis McKenzie (age 89), daughter of the late George and Nancy Davis Estep, was a retired bookkeeper. She was born May 1, 1904 in Van Lear, died August 10, 1993 in Paul B. Hall Medical Center, and was buried in D. J. McCarty Cemetery in Oil Springs. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman McKenzie, in 1958. She was survived by 1 daughter, Thelma Jewell Delong (of Van Lear); 2 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, Ora E. McKinzie was born May 1, 1904, and died in August of 1993. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ora E. McKenzie died August 10, 1993 in Johnson County at the age of 89. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his obituary, Thurman McKenzie (age 53), son of Ollie and Martha McCarty McKenzie, was born May 3, 1905 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 2, 1958 at home in Jackson, Ohio, and was buried in Manila Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Ora Estep McKenzie; 1 daughter, Mrs. Thelma Jewell Delong (Paintsville); 2 brothers, Bill McKenzie (of Manila) and Elbert McKenzie (California); 3 sisters, Anna Cantrell (Catlettsburg), Alta Lemaster (Catlettsburg), and Malta Smith (West Virginia); and 2 half-brothers, Johnnie Conley (California) and Lunda Conley (Catlettsburg). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Thurman McKenzie was born about 1905, and died August 2, 1958 at home in Jackson, Jackson County, at the age of 53. He was married at the time of his death.

On pages 16 & 17 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 21 & 22, 1920), James H. Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #151, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Stella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Irvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Earl (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Alka (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Clide (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 4 months), May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 11 months), and Thurman McKenzie (servant, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

L On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1930), George H. Estep is listed as the head of the household for house #50, he's a boilermaker for the the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Nancie E. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virgnia, first married at 16, age 52), Oria M. Mckenzie (daughter, married, bookkeeper for a natural gas company, born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 25), and Thurman Mckenzie (son-in-law, married, laborer for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 24)

On page 49 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1940), Thurman McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #438, he's a truck driver with his own truck, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Ora (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 35), and Thelma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8).

    The child of ORA ESTEP and THURMAN MCKENZIE is:

    1. THELMA JEWELL MCKENZIE, b. July 19, 1931, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 20, 2014, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. HARRY DELONG, son of WILLIAM DELONG and EMMY HYDEN. He was b. April 2, 1920, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 29, 1976, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Thelma McKenzie Delong (age 82), daughter of the late Thurman and Ora Estep McKenzie, was retired from Johnson County School System, and a resident of Richmond. She was born July 19, 1931 in Paintsville, died June 20, 2014 in Baptist Health Hospice in Lexington, and was buried in Ted Delong Cemetery in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Delong. She was survived by 1 son, P. R. Delong (of Hager Hill); 1 daughter, Nancy Lamb (Richmond); 2 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to his obituary, Harry DeLong (age 56), son of William and Emma Hyden DeLong, was a construction worker, and a resident of Van Lear. He was born April 2, 1920 in Johnson County, died August 29, 1976 following a brief illness, and was buried in DeLong Cemetery in Paintsville. He was survived by his wife, Jewell McKenzie DeLong; 1 son, Paul R. DeLong (of Van Lear); 1 daughter, Nancy DeLong (Van Lear); 1 brother, Ted DeLong (West Van Lear); and 3 sisters, Mrs. Fannie Franklin (Hager Hill), Mrs. Ann Green (Waverly, Ohio), and Mrs. Roxie Music (Wabash, Indiana). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







JAMES STEPHEN SKAGGS, son of MABEL CONLEY and THURMAN SKAGGS, was born September 14, 1947 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 1, 1984 in Columbus, Franklin County, Kentucky, and was buried in Skaggs Family Cemetery in Lowmansville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married SUE GLEASON.

Notes: Information on James Stephen Skaggs can be found on page 59 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

James Skaggs was killed in an automobile accident.

According to his obituary, James S. Skaggs (age 36), son of Thurman and Mable Skaggs, was born September 14, 1947 in Johnson County, died February 1, 1984 in Columbus, Ohio, and was buried in the family cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Sue Gleason Skaggs; 3 children, Jimmy, Caryn, and Patricia Skaggs (all of Columbus); 2 brothers, Stanley and Timothy Skaggs (Columbus); 6 sisters, Jewell Bailey, Darcie Snively, and Debra Sparks (Columbus); Katheryn Gentry (Largo, Florida), Judith Salyer (Stambaugh), and Denise Sparks (Lowmansville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, James Skaggs was born September 14, 1947, and died in February of 1984. He received his Social Security card in 1962 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, James S. Skaggs was born about 1948 in Kentucky, and died February 2, 1984 in Franklin County at the age of 36. He was married at the time of his death.

    The children of JAMES SKAGGS and SUE GLEASON are:

    1. JIMMY SKAGGS.
    2. CARYN SKAGGS.
    3. PATRICIA SKAGGS.







ELIZABETH "BETSY" CANTRELL, daughter of HENRY CANTRELL and RACHEL BLANTON, was born about 1825 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died before 1880, and is buried in Henry Cantrell Cemetery on Cantrells Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky. She met JAMES PENDLETON. She married ASA SALYER, son of JOSEPH SALYER and SARAH "SALLY" SALYER, April 12, 1859 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born about 1827 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Asa Salyer was the brother of Hardin "Hardy" Salyer.

According to Kentucky marriage records, Elizabeth Cantrell (single, b. Floyd County, resident of Johnson County, age 34) married Asa Salyer (single, b. Floyd County, resident of Johnson County, age 33) on April 12, 1859 in Johnson County.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of her headstone shows that Elizabeth "Aunt Betsy" Cantrell, daughter of Henry and Rachel Blanton Cantrell, and wife of Asa Salyer, was born in 1825, and was buried in Henry Cantrell Cemetery on Cantrells Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky.

On page 16 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 13, 1850), Joseph Saliers is listed as the head of the household for house #109, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 36), Marshal (born in Kentucky, age 15), Sirava (female, born in Kentucky, age 11), Resee (male, born in Kentucky, age 9), Hardy (born in Kentucky, age 4), "not named" (female, born in Kentucky, age 1), Asa (farmer, born in Kentucky, age 21), and Samuel (born in Kentucky, age 20).

On page 109 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 18, 1860), Acy Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #696, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Betsy (born in Kentucky, age 32), William Cantril (born in Kentucky, age 10), and Elizabeth Cantrill (born in Kentucky, age 5). Asa's parents are in house #694.

On page 19 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 7, 1870), Elizabeth Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #127, she's keeping house, born in Kentucky, and she's 47 years old. Also listed are Ludema (born in Kentucky, age 10), Nancy E. (born in Kentucky, age 8), and James B. (born in Kentucky, age 7). They are living next to Elizabeth's parents.

On page 19 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 7, 1870), Henry Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #128, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Rachel (born in Virginia, age 63), and William (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21). William is Elizabeth's son.

On page 16 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 10, 1880), Acey Salyers is listed as the head of the household for house #127, he's a servant, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, and he's 52 years old. Also listed is James B. (son, laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17).

    The child of BETSY CANTRELL and (unknown) is:

    1. WILLIAM BROOK "BROOK" CANTRELL, b. May 1851, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. before 1920, buried in Keaton, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) NANCY FYFFE, m. (2) SARAH E. BOGGS.

    The child of BETSY CANTRELL and JAMES PENDLETON is:

    1. ANGELINE CANTRELL, b. November 1, 1852, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 2, 1924, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELIJAH S. SPARKS JR..

    The child of BETSY CANTRELL and (unknown) is:

    1. ELIZABETH CANTRELL, b. 1855, Kentucky.

    The children of BETSY CANTRELL and ASA SALYER are:

    1. LUDEMA ELIZABETH SALYER, b. July 1860, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 8, 1944, Terryville, Lawrence County, Kentucky, buried in Terryville, Lawrence County, Kentucky, m. HENRY F. VANOVER.
    2. NANCY ELLEN SALYER, b. September 2, 1861, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. 1891, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JAMES B. GULLETT.
    3. JAMES BUCK "BUCK" SALYER, b. May 1863, Kentucky, m. ALMEDA J. WILLIAMS.







WILLIAM BROOK "BROOK" CANTRELL, son of ELIZABETH "BETSY" CANTRELL and (unknown), was born in May of 1851 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died before 1920, and is buried in Ida Rose Cemetery in Keaton, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) NANCY FYFFE, daughter of SAMUEL FYFFE and FAMIE EVANS, about 1873. She was born in 1854 in Kentucky, died before 1904, and is buried in Ida Rose Cemetery in Keaton, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (2) SARAH E. BOGGS, daughter of ALFRED BOGGS and MARTHA TERRY, March 26, 1904 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in 1862 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died February 9, 1940 in Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Forest Grove Cemetery in Plain City, Madison County, Ohio. Sarah Boggs married (1) JOHN C. B. SKAGGS.

Notes: Sarah E. Boggs was the sister of Mary Addie Boggs.

Two sons of William Brook and Nancy Fyffe Cantrell, Samuel and Charles, married daughters of William's 2nd wife and her 1st husband. Another daughter of Sarah E. Boggs and John C. B. Skaggs was Mary F. Skaggs.

According to Kentucky birth records, William Fife was born January 5, 1854 in Lawrence County to Saml Fife and Faney Evans.

According to Kentucky birth records, Samuel H. Fife was born July 10, 1858 in Paint, Morgan County to Samuel Fife and Fame Evans.

According to Kentucky birth records, Amanda Fife was born December 6, 1859 in Morgan County to Samuel Fife and Phome Evans.

According to his death certificate, Jack Fyffe [A. Jackson "Jack" Fyffe] died September 19, 1916 in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, from cirrhosis of the liver. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Lawrence County, his birth date as February 25, 1837, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Samuel Fiffe [sic] (b. Kentucky) and Famie Evans (b. Virginia), the informant as Loud Holt of Louisa, and the burial place as See Graveyard.

According to her death certificate, Elizabeth Fyffe Lyons died September 1, 1926 in Morgan County, Kentucky, from old age. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Lawrence County, Kentucky, her birth date as "Dont know," her age as 76, her marital status as married, her husband as Amos Lyons, her parents as Samuel Fyffe (b. Kentucky) and Famie Evans (b. Kentucky), the informant as Amos Lyons of Relief, Kentucky, and the burial place as Hansferd Ferguson Cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Malinda Fyffe Tharip died August 12, 1921 in Little Fork, Elliott County, Kentucky, from an abscess on her spine. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as May 19, 1862, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Samuel Fyffe (b. Johnson County) and Famie Evans (b. Johnson County), the informant as John Stephens of Blevins, Kentucky, and the burial place as Henry Frazier Cemetery.

According to her obituary, Sena Boggs Skaggs (age 92), daughter of the late Alfred and Martha Terry Boggs, was a resident of Blaine, Kentucky. She was born February 19, 1869 in Terryville, Kentucky, died December 11, 1961 at the Blaine home of her daughter, Mrs. Raymond Ison, and was buried in Skaggs Cemetery in Terryville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J. C. Skaggs, in 1950. She was survived by 3 sons, Leo Skaggs (of Martha, Kentucky), Okie Skaggs (Wheelersburg, Ohio), and Jim Skaggs (Columbus, Ohio); 2 daughters, Mrs. Raymond Ison and Mrs. John Rose (Keaton); and 3 brothers, Lige Boggs (Columbus), Garfield Boggs (Sciotoville, Ohio), and Jim Boggs (Sciotoville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Sarah E. Boggs (age 22) married J. C. B. Skaggs on March 13, 1884 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, William Cantrill (b. Johnson County, age 54) married Sarah Skaggs (b. Lawrence County, age 43) on March 26, 1904 in Johnson County.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Brook Cantrell was born in 1852, and was buried in Ida Rose Cemetery in Keaton, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Nancy Cantrell was born in 1854, and was buried in the same cemetery. No headstone photos are provided.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of her headstone shows that Sarah Cantrell lived from 1862 to 1940, and was buried in Forest Grove Cemetery in Plain City, Madison County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death records, Sarah Cantrell died February 9, 1940 in Franklin County.

On page 21 of the 1850 census for Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated July 31, 1850), Saml Fife is listed as the head of the household for house #129, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Fama (born in Virginia, age 27), Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 6), Jackson (born in Kentucky, age 56), Frances (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 65 of the 1860 census for Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated July 21, 1860), Samuel Fife is listed as the head of the household for house #419, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Hannah (born in Virginia, age 35), Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 17), A. J. [A. Jackson] (born in Kentucky, age 16), Francis (born in Kentucky, age 14), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 12), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 10), William (born in Kentucky, age 7), Malinda (born in Kentucky, age 5), Samuel H. [Samuel Henry "Henry"] (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Amanda (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On pages 8 & 9 of the 1870 census for Precinct 5 in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated August 9, 1870), Samuel Fife is listed as the head of the household for house #63, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Fanny (born in Kentucky, age 30 [sic]), Fanny [Francis "Fanny"] (born in Kentucky, age 23), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 20), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 18), William (born in Kentucky, age 16), Melinda (born in Kentucky, age 14), Henry (born in Kentucky, age 11), Amanda (born in Kentucky, age 9), Sebra (born in Kentucky, age 8), Wilson (born in Kentucky, age 6), and Benjamin (born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 23 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1880), Brook Canteral is listed as the head of the household for house #185, he's a laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 26), Fanny (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Sammy (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Tilda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5). They are living next to Nancy's parents.

On page 23 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1880), Samuel Fiffe is listed as the head of the household for house #184, he's a laborer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Famy (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 60), Malinda (daughter, single, not working, lung problems, born in Kentucky, age 23), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Sebra (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Wilson (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Benjamin (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 15 of the 1900 census for District 73 (Lyon) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated June 12, 1900), W. Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #130, he's a farmer, born in May of 1848 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in October of 1849 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 50), Samuel (son, born in November of 1879 in Kentucky, age 20), Manda (daughter, born in January of 1882 in Kentucky, age 18), Jas. W. (son, born in August of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Charley H. (son, born in May of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), and Arthur (son, born in October of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 73 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 29, 1900), John C. B. Skaggs is listed as the head of the household for house #494, he's a farmer, born in May of 1858 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (wife, born in November of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 38), Martha B. (daughter, born in March of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Mary F. (daughter, born in February of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Green P. (son, born in May of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Vessie (daughter, born in September of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8), Levisa (daughter, born in September of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), John A. (son, born in December of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and Willie (son, born in September of 1899 in Kentucky, age 0).

On page 27 of the 1910 census for District 75 (Red Bush) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 9, 1910), William Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #193, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, 2nd marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in the Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 6 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 47), Visa Skaggs (step-daughter, laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), William Skaggs (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), [no first name] Cantrell (son, single, laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), and Charley Cantrell (son, single, laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21).

On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 3 (Brown Township) in Franklin County, Ohio (dated January 14 & 15, 1920), Charles Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #98, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Levisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Lonna J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Bulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 6 months), Gretta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 11 months), Sarah A. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 4 months), and Sarah A. Cantrell (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 59).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 25-204 (Norwich Township) in Franklin County, Ohio (dated April 4, 1930), Charles Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #93, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Levisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 35), Lonnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Gretta (daughter, born in Ohio, age 12), Sarah (daughter, born in Ohio, age 10), Edith (daughter, born in Ohio, age 7), Esther (daughter, born in Ohio, age 3), Charles (son, born in Ohio, age 4 months) and Sarah Cantrell (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 68).

    The children of BROOK CANTRELL and NANCY FYFFE are:

    1. FANNY CANTRELL, b. 1874, Kentucky.
    2. TILDA CANTRELL, b. 1875, Kentucky.
    3. SAMUEL CANTRELL, b. November 28, 1879, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 10, 1979, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Hilliard, Franklin County, Ohio, m. VESSIE SKAGGS.
    4. AMANDA "MANDA" CANTRELL, b. January 19, 1882, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. November 28, 1965, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, m. JAMES MELVIN DILES.
    5. JAMES WILCE BUCHANAN "BUCK" CANTRELL, b. August 1884, Lawrence County, Kentucky, d. November 29, 1958, Moon, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Relief, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (1) MARTHA SKAGGS, m. (2) IDA BESSIE "BESSIE" JOHNSON.
    6. CHARLES H. CANTRELL, b. May 1, 1887, Lawrence County, Kentucky, d. February 16, 1967, Grove City, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Hilliard, Franklin County, Ohio, m. LEVISA B. SKAGGS.
    7. ARTHUR CANTRELL, b. October 1889, Kentucky. 1919 Arthur Cantrill to Nora Berry, Vol 29, PG 97







SAMUEL CANTRELL, son of WILLIAM BROOK "BROOK" CANTRELL and NANCY FYFFE, was born November 28, 1879 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 10, 1979 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Hilliard, Franklin County, Ohio. He married VESSIE SKAGGS, daughter of JOHN C. B. SKAGGS and SARAH E. BOGGS, October 21, 1910 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in September of 1892 in Kentucky, died April 4, 1972 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Hilliard, Franklin County, Ohio.

Notes: Samuel Cantrell and his brother, Charles, married sisters - the daughters of their father's 2nd wife.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Samiel Cantrel (age 29) married Visie Skaggs (age 18) on October 21, 1910 in Johnson County.

When Sam Cantrell's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, he stated that he was a trackman in Hilliard, Ohio, that his closest relative was Bessie Cantrell [sic] of Hilliard, and that he was born November 28, 1879. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had brown eyes and brown hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

When Sam Cantrell's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 25, 1942 in Worthington, Franklin County, Ohio, he stated that he was working for Marble Cliff Quarry Company, that he was living in Hilliard, Franklin County, that he person who would always know his address was Ray Cantrell of Hilliard, and that he was born November 28, 1879 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 11 inches tall, he weighed 165 pounds, and he had brown eyes, red hair, and a ruddy complexion.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Samuel Cantrell lived from 1879 to 1979, and was buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Hilliard, Franklin County, Ohio, and that Vessie Cantrell lived from 1892 to 1972, and was buried in the same cemetery. It also shows that Samuel served in the military during the Spanish-American War.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Sam Cantrell was born November 28, 1879, and died in May of 1979. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Hilliard, Franklin County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Samuel Cantrell was born about 1880 in Kentucky, and died May 10, 1979 in Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 99. He was widowed and living in Hilliard, Franklin County, at the time of his death.

According to Veterans Administration death record transcripts, Sam Cantrell lived from November 28, 1879 to May 10, 1979. He served in the military from October 7, 1905 to October 6, 1908.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Vessie Cantrell was born about 1893, and died April 4, 1972 in Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 79. She was married and living in Hilliard, Franklin County, at the time of her death.

On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 3 (Brown Township) in Franklin County, Ohio (dated January 14 & 15, 1920), Samuel Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #98, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Vessie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Elmer (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), John (son, born in Ohio, age 9 months), Sarah (daughter, born in Ohio, age 9 months), and Buck Cantrell (brother, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30).

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 25-205 (Norwich Township) in Franklin County, Ohio (dated April 17, 1930), Samuel Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a laborer in a stone quarry, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 30, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Vessie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 38), Elmer (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), John (son, born in Ohio, age 11), Sarah (daughter, born in Ohio, age 11), Tay (son, born in Ohio, age 7), Ray (son, born in Ohio, age 7), Earl (son, born in Ohio, age 5), and Thomas (son, born in Ohio, age 2). They are living next to Samuel's sister, Amanda.

On pages 18 & 19 of the 1940 census for District 25-43A (Norwich Township) in Franklin County, Ohio (dated April 16 & 17, 1940), Sam Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #189, he's a laborer in a stone quarry, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Franklin County in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Vessie (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 49), Elmer (son, single, laborer in a stone quarry, born in Ohio, he was living in rural Franklin County in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 29), John (son, single, farm hand, born in Ohio, 2 years of high school, age 21), Tay (son, born in Ohio, age 17), Ray (son, born in Ohio, age 17), Earl (son, born in Ohio, age 16), and Tom (son, born in Ohio, age 13).

    The children of SAM CANTRELL and VESSIE SKAGGS are:

    1. ELMER CANTRELL, b. September 22, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 11, 1991, Marysville, Union County, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Elmer Cantrell was born September 22, 1912 in Johnson County to Vessie Skaggs.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Elmer Cantrell was born September 22, 1912 in Kentucky, and died January 11, 1991 in Memorial Hospital of Union County in Marysville, Union County, at the age of 78. He was married and living in Union County at the time of his death.
    2. JOHN CANTRELL, b. 1919, Ohio.
    3. SARAH CANTRELL, b. 1919, Ohio.
      Notes: John and Sarah Cantrell were twins.
    4. TAY CANTRELL, b. 1923, Ohio.
    5. RAY CANTRELL, b. 1923, Ohio.
      Notes: Jay and Ray Cantrell were twins.
    6. EARL CANTRELL, b. 1925, Ohio.
    7. THOMAS CANTRELL, b. 1928, Ohio.







AMANDA "MANDA" CANTRELL, daughter of WILLIAM BROOK "BROOK" CANTRELL and NANCY FYFFE, was born January 19, 1882 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died November 28, 1965 in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio. She married JAMES MELVIN DILES, son of BENJAMIN F. DILES and NANCY A. ROSE, about 1910. He was born December 26, 1883 in Elliott County, Kentucky.

Notes: When James Melvin Diles' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Marysville, Union County, Ohio, he stated that he was a farm laborer in Plain City, Union County, that his closest relative was Amanda Diles of Plain City, and that he was born December 26, 1883. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

When James M. Diles' World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Chillicothe, that the person who would always know his address was Manda Diles of Chillicothe, and that he was born December 26, 1883 in Elit, Kentucky [sic]. He was found to be 5 feet 10 inches tall, he weighed 220 pounds, and he had brown eyes, gray hair, and a dark complexion.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Manda Cantrell Diles was born January 19, 1882 in West Liberty, Kentucky. Her parents are listed as William Cantrell and Nancy Fyfe.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Amanda Diles was born about 1881, and died November 28, 1965 in a long-term care facility in Circleville, Pickaway County, at the age of 84. She was widowed and her place of residence is listed as Ross County.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, James M. Diles was born December 26, 1883 in Elliott County, Kentucky. His parents are listed as Benjamin F. Diles and Nancy A. Rose.

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 43 (Red Bush) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated February 2, 1920), James M. Diles is listed as the head of the household for house #132, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Mandey (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28), Eddie (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Delmont (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 25-205 (Norwich Township) in Franklin County, Ohio (dated April 17, 1930), James Diles is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Mandy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 28, age 48), Etta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Delmond (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Austin (son, born in Kentucky, age 9). They are living next to Mandy's brother, Samuel.

On page 24 of the 1940 census for District 71-8 (Clarksburg) in Ross County, Ohio (dated April 16, 1940), James Diles is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Manda (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 58), Delmont (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 24), and Osctin (son, born in Kentucky, age 20).

    The children of MANDA CANTRELL and JAMES DILES are:

    1. JESSE MALCOM DILES, b. February 13, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 21, 1919, Keaton, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Malcome Diles was born February 13, 1912 in Johnson County to Maudy Cantrill.
      According to his death certificate, Jesse Malcom Diles died September 21, 1919 in Keaton, Johnson County, Kentucky, from leukocythemia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, Kentucky, his birth date as February 13, 1912, his parents as Jas. M. Diles (b. Elliott County, Kentucky) and Manda Cantrell (b. Morgan County, Kentucky), the informant as J. M. Rose of Keaton, and the burial place as the family cemetery.
    2. ETTIE DILES, b. March 16, 1914, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ettie Diles was born March 16, 1914 in Johnson County to Mandy Cantrel.
    3. DELMONT DILES, b. October 20, 1915, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 11, 2000, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Austin Diles was born October 20, 1915 in Johnson County to Manda Cantrel.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Delmont Diles was born October 20, 1915 in Kentucky, and died May 11, 2000 at home in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 84. His father's surname is listed as Diles, his mother's maiden name as Cantrell, and he was widowed at the time of his death.
    4. MARINA DILES, b. April 17, 1917, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Marina Diles was born April 17, 1917 in Johnson County to Mauda Cantrel.
    5. AUSTIN DILES, b. July 8, 1920, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 2, 1984, Ross County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Austin Diles was born July 8, 1920 in Johnson County to Manda Cantrel.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Austin Diles was born July 8, 1920 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died November 2, 1984. His parents are listed as Manda Cantrell and James M. Diles.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Austin Diles was born about 1920 in Kentucky, and died November 2, 1984 in Veterans Administration Medical Center in Ross County at the age of 64. He was divorced and living in Ross County at the time of his death.







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