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CHARLES T. EVANS, son of THOMAS EVANS and ARIZONA "ARRA" MAYS, was born January 25, 1889 in Elliott County, Kentucky, died August 7, 1958 in Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Lucasville Cemetery in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio. He married (1) MARTHA FOREST, daughter of LEWIS H. FOREST and JEMIMA EVANS, about 1908. She was born September 1, 1888 in Kentucky, and died August 15, 1973 in Elliott County, Kentucky. He married (2) BARBARA CLICK, daughter of PLEAS CLICK and ABIGAIL CARTER, in 1920. She was born November 7, 1900 in Kentucky, died September 25, 1980 in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, and is buried in Southlawn Cemetery in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana. He married (3) IRENE JOHNSON, daughter of JAMES JOHNSON and LILLIE M. PORTER. She was born April 30, 1918 in Rowan County, Kentucky, died October 20, 1946 in Delaware County, Indiana, and is buried in Johnson Cemetery in Elliott County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to West Virginia death record transcripts, La Fayette Forest died July 24, 1919 in Boone County. His parents are listed as Lewis Forest and Jamima Evans.

According to her death certificate, May Jane Forest Pentington [Mary Jane Forest] died August 26, 1948 in King's Daughters Hospital in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from hard to read causes and diabetic gangrene of the right leg. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Elloitt County, Kentucky, her birth date as March 8, 1887, her marital status as married, her husband as B. J. Pentington, her usual place of residence as Dewdrop, Elliott County, her parents as L. H. Forest (b. West Virginia) and Mima Evans (b. Elliott County), the informant as B. J. Pentington of Dewdrop, and the burial place as Pentington Cemetery.

According to his death certificate, James Johnson died February 21, 1926 in Rowan County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "Pistol wound in the hands of another Party Died Instantly." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his age as about 33, his marital status as married, his parents as Jackson Nickell (b. Kentucky) and Lizzie Goodman (b. Kentucky), the informant as Lillie Johnson, and the burial place as Johnson Cemetery.

Her obituary, found on findagrave.com"

"Mrs. Lillie M. Lewis, 75, died Saturday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Loretta Mathews, 2108 May Ave., following an extended illness.

"She had resided in Muncie for the past 26 years and was a former Ball Brothers employee. She was a member of McCormick View Chapel.

"Other survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Izez Mays, Ohio, Mrs. Geneva Stamper, Muncie; also two sons, Cletis Ray and Glennis Edward, both of Muncie; a sister, Mrs. Loraine Birchfield, Morehead, Ky.; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

"Services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the Parson Mortuary with Rev. Fount R. Childers officiating. Burial will be in the Johnson Cemetery, Elliott County, Kentucky. Friends may call on Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. The body will be taken to the Lane Funeral Home in Moorehead for services on Tuesday."

According to their marriage license, issued June 26, 1920, Chas. Evans (laborer, b. January 25, 1889, Sandy Hill, Kentucky, resident of South Bend, Indiana, 2nd marriage, 1st ended in divorce), son of Thomas Evans (farmer, b. Sandy Hill, resident of Sandy Hill) and Ara Mays (b. Sandy Hill, resident of Sandy Hill), married Barbara Click (skilled laborer, b. November 7, 1900, Leadeningham [hard to read], Kentucky, resident of South Bend, 2nd marriage, 1st ended in divorce), daughter of Pleas Click (farmer, b. Sandy Hook, Kentucky, resident of Morehead, Kentucky) and Abigill Carter (b. Ordinary, Kentucky, resident of Ault, Kentucky. According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Orene Johnson was born April 30, 1918 in Rowan County to Lilly Porter.

When "Charles (None) Evans'" World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Jasper County, Illinois, he stated that he was working for the W.P.A. in Jasper County, that the person who would always know his address was Irene Evans of West liberty, Illinois, and that he was born January 25, 1889 in Ellit [Elliott] County, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 7 inches tall, he weighed 160 pounds, and he had blue eyes, brown hair, and a light complexion.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Charles T. Evans was born about 1889, and died August 7, 1958 at home in Scioto County at the age of 69. He was married at the time of his death.

On August 12, 1958, Rachel Linville Evans of Lucasville, Ohio, filled out an application for a veteran headstone for Charles Evans. On that application it shows that Charles served from February 25, 1918 to August 15, 1919, and was honorably discharged. He served in Co. G. 26th Infantry. It also shows that he was born January 25, 1889, died August 7, 1958, and was buried in Lucasville Cemetery in Lucasville, Ohio.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Martha Dillon was born September 1, 1888, and died in August of 1973. She received her Social Security card in 1967 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Elliottville, Rowan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Martha Dillon died August 15, 1973 in Elliott County at the age of 82. She was living in Rowan County at the time of her death.

According to her death certificate, Barbara Click Frericks died September 25, 1980 in Memorial Hospital in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, from a cerebral vascular accident. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as November 7, 1900, her marital status as widowed, her usual residence as South Bend, her occupation as Camp Tropical Trailer Park, her parents as "----- Click" and Abigale Carter, the informant as Mrs. Sibyl Trent, and the burial place as Southlawn Cemetery in South Bend.

According to her death certificate, Irene Johnson Evans died October 20, 1946 in 4 miles southeast of Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, from a broken neck and other injuries when she fell from the cab of a pickup. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Rowan County, Kentucky, her birth date as April 30, 1918, her marital status as divorced, her usual place of residence as Muncie, her parents as James Johnson (b. Elliott County, Kentucky) and Lillie Porter (b. Elliott County, Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. Lillie Lewis, and the burial place as Johnson Cemetery in Elliott County, Kentucky.

On page 31 of the 1900 census for District 16 (Sandy Hook) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1900), Louis H. Forest is listed as the head of the household for house #279, he's a farmer, born in October of 1852 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 16 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Gemima (wife, born in July of 1948 in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 9 are still living, age 51), Lafayette (son, born in September of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Mary J. (daughter, born in March of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Martha (daughter, born in September of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), and Cyntha A. (daughter, born in July of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 34 (Martinsburg) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), Lewis Forest is listed as the head of the household for family #45 in house #44, he's a carpenter, born in West Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 25 years and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Jemima (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 25 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 61), Syntha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Charles Evans (head of family #46 in house #44, farmer, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 2 years, age 21), Martha Evans (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 21), Lynsel Evans (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 263 (South Bend) in St. Joseph County, Indiana (dated January 5, 1920), Charles Evans is listed as a lodger in house #77, he's a laborer for a contractor, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed as a lodger is Barbara Evans (married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Martinsburg) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated January 5, 1920), Thomas Evans is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Arra (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 48), Doc (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Mary Lee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Louis (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Adra (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Lincel Evans (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), and Sherman Evans (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 227 (Wagoner) in Rowan County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1920), Daco Dillon is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 29), Defferd (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 1 month), and Otto (son, born in Kentucky, age 7 months).

On page 19 of the 1920 census for District 227 (Morehead) in Rowan County, Kentucky (dated January 31, 1920), James Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #195, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Inez (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 7 months), Irene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 4 months), and Jeneva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On page 22 of the 1930 census for District 25-59 (Flint) in Genesee County, Michigan (dated April 10, 1930), there is a Charles Evans who is listed as a lodger in house #237, he's a metal finisher in an auto factory, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 40 years old.

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 103-3 (Morehead) in Rowan County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Docie Dillon is listed as the head of the household for house #12, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 38), Defford (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Otto (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Mescal (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Eugene (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 0 months), Lencil Evans (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), and Sherman Evans (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 103-8 (Hogtown) in Rowan County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), James R. Lewis is listed as the head of the household for house #51, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Lillie M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 33), Arthur (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Ernie C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Elmer (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Delmer (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Reba (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Inez [Johnson] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age Irene [Johnson] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Geneva [Johnson] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Loreta [Loretta Johnson] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Clettice (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Glennis E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5 months).

On page 17 of the 1940 census for District 40-5 (Fox Township) in Jasper County, Illinois (dated May 10, 1940), Charles T. Evans is listed as the head of the household for house #156, he's a laborer for the W.P.A. road construction project, born in Kentucky, he was living in South Bend, Indiana, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Irene (wife, born in Kentucky, she was living in Morehead, Kentucky, in 1935, 8th grade education, age 22), Betty L. (daughter, born in Illinois, age 1, and crossed out is Vivian F. (daughter, born in Illinois, age 1 month).

On pages 20 & 21 of the 1940 census for District 103-2 in Rowan County, Kentucky (dated April 29 & 30, 1940), Dock Dillon is listed as the head of the household for house #161, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has 1 year of high school, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 49), Defford (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 22), Otto (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Mescal (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Eugene (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Lincille Evans (step-son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 5th grade education, age 30), and Sherman Evans (step-son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 28).

    The children of CHARLES EVANS and MARTHA FOREST are:

    1. LENCIL EVANS, b. 1909, Kentucky.
    2. SHERMAN H. EVANS, b. March 23, 1912, Kentucky, d. August 9, 1941, Hamm, Rowan County, Kentucky, buried in Hamm, Rowan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Sherman H. Evans died August 9, 1941 in Hamm, Rowan County, Kentucky, in an automobile accident. Also on this certificate, his birth date is listed as March 23, 1912, his marital status as single, his usual place of residence as Hamm, his parents as Charley Evans (b. Kentucky) and Martha Forst [sic], the informant as Dock Dillon of Hamm, Kentucky, and the burial place as Crex Cemetery [hard to read].

    The children of CHARLES EVANS and IRENE JOHNSON are:

    1. BETTY LOU EVANS, b. January 29, 1939, West Liberty, Jasper County, Illinois, d. January 22, 2005, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, buried in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, m. (unknown first name) TAYLOR.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Betty Lou Evans Taylor died January 22, 2005 at home in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Also on this certificate, her birthplace as West Liberty, Illinois, her birth date as January 29, 1939, her marital status as widowed, her usual occupation as staff sgt. in the military, her parents as Charles Evans and Irence Johnson, the informant as her son, Jonathan Taylor, of Muncie, and the burial place as Tomlinson Cemetery in Muncie.
    2. VIVIAN F. EVANS, b. April 23, 1940, Illinois, d. December 13, 1983, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, buried in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, m. ROBERT ADAMS.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Vivian F. Evans Adams died December 13, 1983 at home in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, from a gunshot wound to the chest. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Illinois, her birth date as April 23, 1940, her marital status as married, her husband as Robert Adams, her parents as "(Unavailable) Evans" and "Irene (Unavailable)," the informant as Robert Adams, and the burial place as Lindenwood Cemetery in Fort Wayne.







OVA JEWELL ADKINS, daughter of NORA F. EVANS and WESLEY R. ADKINS, was born February 9, 1914 in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky, died September 15, 2005 in Wallingford, Fleming County, Kentucky, and is buried in Goddard Cemetery in Poplar Plains, Fleming County, Kentucky. She married ERMA S. SLOAS about 1929. He was born March 2, 1911 in Kentucky, died May 1, 1981 in Wallingford, Fleming County, Kentucky, and is buried in Goddard Cemetery in Poplar Plains, Fleming County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ova J. Adkins was born February 9, 1914 in Elliott County to Nora Evans.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Ova Sloas lived from 1914 to 2005, and was buried in Goddard Cemetery in Poplar Plains, Fleming County, Kentucky, and that Erma Sloas lived from 1911 to 1981, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ova Sloas was born February 9, 1914, and died September 15, 2005. She received her Social Security card in 1967 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Wallingford, Fleming County, Kentucky.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Ova Jwell Adins Sloas [sic] was born February 9, 1914 in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky, and died September 15, 2005. Her parents are listed as Nora F. Evans and Wesley R. Adkins.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Erma Sloas was born March 2, 1911, and died in May of 1981. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Wallingford, Fleming County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Erma Sloas died May 1, 1981 in Fleming County at the age of 70. He was living in Fleming County at the time of his death.

On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 32-2 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Erma S. Sloas is listed as the head of the household for family #9 in house #8 (his mother-in-law's house), he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 19 years old. Also listed is Ova J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 16).

On page 23 of the 1940 census for District 35-5 in Fleming County, Kentucky (dated May 9, 1940), Ermie Sloas is listed as the head of the household for house #232, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has 4 years of high school, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Ovie (wife, born in Kentucky, 2 years of high school, age 25), Glennin (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Elmo (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Jelene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Donnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

    The children of OVA ADKINS and ERMA SLOAS are:

    1. GLENNIS ERMA SLOAS, b. February 25, 1936, Plummers Landing, Fleming County, Kentucky, d. March 15, 1990, Fleming County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Glennes E. Sloas was born February 25, 1936 in Fleming County to Ova Adkins.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, G. E. Sloas was born February 25, 1936, and died March 15, 1990. He received his Social Security card in 1953-1954 in Ohio.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Glennis Erma Sloas was born February 25, 1935 in Plummers Landing, Kentucky, and died March 15, 1990. His parents are listed as Ova J. Adkins and Erma Sloas.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Glennis E. Sloas died March 3, 1990 in Fleming County at the age of 54. He was living in Fleming County at the time of his death.
      According to Veteran Affairs death record transcripts, G. Sloas lived from February 25, 1936 to March 3, 1990. He served in the military from January 24, 1955 to October 25, 1956.
    2. WENDELL ELMO "ELMO" SLOAS, b. May 6, 1931, Elliott County, Kentucky, d. October 4, 1985, Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wendall E. Sloas was born May 6, 1933 in Elliott County to Ova Adkins.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Wendell Sloas was born May 6, 1931, and died in October of 1985. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Wendell Elmo Sloas was born May 6, 1931 in Elliott County, Kentucky, and died in October of 1985. His parents are listed as Ova Adkins and Erma Sloas.
      According to Veteran Affairs death record transcripts, Wendell Sloas lived from May 6, 1931 to October 4, 1985. He served in the U.S. Army from June 8, 1949 to September 28, 1949, and then from November 24, 1954 to August 16, 1956.
    3. EVELYN JOLENE "JOLENE" SLOAS, b. October 10, 1933, Elliott County, Kentucky, m. EUGENE BROWN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Evelyn J. Sloas was born October 10, 1933 in Elliott County to Ova Adkins.
      According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Evelyn Jolene Sloas Brown (age 82), daughter of the late Erma and Ova Adkins Sloas, was a long time partner with her husband, operating Gene's Car Care in Morehead, a former telephone operator, a former representative of Loot's Paper Company in Dayton, Ohio, and a resident of Morehead, Kentucky. She was born October 10, 1933 in Elliott County, died December 11, 2015 in Life Care Center in Morehead, following an extended illness, and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Brown; 4 brothers, Elmo Sloas, Glennis Sloas, Bobby Sloas, and Donnie Sloas. She was survived by 1 son, Darryl Eugene Brown (of Morehead); 2 daughters, Vanessa (Bob) Carpenter (Owingsville) and Teresa (Chuck) Cooper (Versailles); 2 sisters, Elizabeth (John) Wagner (Plummers Landing) and Jeri (Mike) Wagner (Plummers Landing); 3 granddaughters, Alexandra Carpenter, Caryn Ray, and Megan Thacker; and 2 great-grandchildren, Cooper Ray and Caroline Ray.
    4. DONNIE LEE SLOAS, b. February 26, 1938, Plummers Landing, Fleming County, Kentucky, d. December 6, 2010, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, m. WILMA HUMPHRIES.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Donnie L. Sloas was born February 26, 1938 in Elliott County to Ova Adkins.
      According to his obituary found online, Donnie Lee Sloas (age 72), son of the late Erman and Ova Adkins Sloas, was a former parts manager for Eldridge Brothers Chrysler, and a former mechanic for Cheap's Chevrolet in Flemingsburg. He was born February 26, 1938 in Plummers Landing, and died December 6, 2010 in St. Joseph Hospice in Lexington. In adddition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 son, Kendall Sloas; and 3 brothers, Elmo Sloas, Bobby Sloas, and Glennis Sloas. He was survived by his wife, Wilma Humphries Sloas; 3 sons, Alan (Mary) Sloas (of Jackson), Greg Sloas (Flemingsburg), and Rodney (Heather) Cummings (Hillsboro); 1 daughter, Stephanie (Mark) Smith (Ewing); 3 sisters, Elizabeth (John) Wagner (Flemingsburg), Jolene (Gene) Brown (Morehead), and Jeri (Mike) Wagner (Plummers Landing); and 5 grandchildren.
    5. BOBBY WAYNE SLOAS, b. November 18, 1942, Hillsboro, Fleming County, Kentucky, d. February 28, 1988, Fleming County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bobby W. Sloas was born November 18, 1942 in Fleming County to Ova Adkins.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Bobby Wayne Sloas was born November 18, 1942 in Hillsboro, Fleming County, Kentucky, and died February 15, 1988.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Bobby W. Sloas died February 28, 1988 in Fleming County at the age of 45. He was living in Fleming County at the time of his death.
    6. ELIZABETH F. SLOAS, b. Fleming County, Kentucky, m. JOHN WAGNER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Elizabeth F. Sloas was born in Fleming County to Ova Adkins.
    7. JERI L. SLOAS, b. Fleming County, Kentucky, m. MIKE WAGNER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jeri L. Sloas was born in Fleming County to Ova Adkins.







JOHN EVANS, son of MARTHA "PATSY" CANTRELL and WILSON EVANS, was born in August of 1863 in Kentucky, and died after 1930. He married CAME HALA JOHNSON, daughter of JOHN JOHNSON and NANCY JANE CRUM, about 1894. She was born June 24, 1876 in Elliott County, Kentucky, and died after 1930.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Cane M. Johnson was born June 24, 1876 in Elliott County to John Johnson (b. Floyd County) and Nancy J. Crum (b. Morgan County).

On page 34 of the 1880 census for District 20 (Martinsburg) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1880), John Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #255, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Camely (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Eliza (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 27 of the 1900 census for District 16 (Sandy Hook) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), John Evans is listed as the head of the household for house #245, he's a farmer, born in August of 1863 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Canie (wife, born in June of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 23), Nancy J. (daughter, born in January of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Vesta (daughter, born in June of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Nannie (daughter, born in March of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and William F. (son, born in March of 1900 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 34 (Martinsburg) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), John Evans is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 16 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Kane (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 35), Nancy J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Vesta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Nanie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Arthur (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Mollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Allie (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Martinsburg) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated January 5, 1920), John Evans is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Cain (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45), Vesta (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Mollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Elzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 9 months).

On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 32-7 (Magesterial District No. 4) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Johns Evans is listed as the head of the household for house #123, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 30, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Canie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 54), Willie (son, married, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 25), and Elzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    The children of JOHN EVANS and CAME JOHNSON are:

    1. NANCY JANE "JANE" EVANS, b. January 27, 1895, Elliott County, Kentucky, d. July 25, 1964, Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky, buried in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky, m. HENRY C. CARTER.
    2. VESTA EVANS, June 1896, Elliott County, Kentucky, d. September 1, 1923, Bath County, Kentucky, buried in Bath County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) TRIPLETT.
    3. NANNIE EVANS, b. March 21, 1898, Kentucky, d. February 2, 1919, Elliott County, Kentucky, buried in Elliott County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Nannie Evans died February 2, 1919 in Elliott County, Kentucky, from influenza. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as March 21, 1898, her marital status as single, her parents as John Evans (b. Kentucky) and Kammie Hala Johnson, the informant as John Evans of Sandy Hook, and the burial place as Evans Burial Grounds.
    4. WILLIAM F. EVANS, b. March 1900, Kentucky.
    5. ARTHUR EVANS, b. February 1, 1902, Elliott County, Kentucky, d. January 24, 1913, Martinsburg, Elliott County, Kentucky, buried in Elliott County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Arthur Evans died January 24, 1913 in Martinsburg, Elliott County, Kentucky, from pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Elliott County, Kentucky, his birth date as February 1, 1902, his parents as John Evans (b. Elliott County) and Came Johnson (b. Elliott County), the informant as Tom Evans of Sandy Hook, and the burial place as Oppenheimer Graveyard.
    6. MARTHA EVANS, b. October 7, 1904, Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky, d. December 14, 1988, Whitman, Logan County, West Virginia, m. (1) (unknown first name) CHURCH, m. (2) (unknown first name) WRIGHT.
      Notes: Martha's name is listed as Martha Church in her sister Nancy's obituary when she died in 1964.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Martha Wright was born October 7, 1904, and died December 14, 1988. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Whitman, Logan County, West Virginia.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Martha Evans Wright was born October 7, 1905 in Sandy Hook, Kentucky, and died December 14, 1988. Her name was listed as Martha Wright on October 12, 1972, and her parents are listed as John Evans and Carol Vohnson.
    7. MOLLIE EVANS, b. 1907, Kentucky, d. October 24, 1926, Cabell County, West Virginia, m. WILLIAM R. HOWELL.
    8. ALLIE EVANS, b. December 3, 1909, Kentucky, d. February 3, 1919, Elliott County, Kentucky, buried in Elliott County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Allie Evans died February 3, 1919 in Elliott County, Kentucky, from influenza. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as December 3, 1909, his parents as John Evans (b. Kentucky) and Kammie H. Johnson (b. Kentucky), and the burial place as Evans Burial Grounds.
    9. ATTIE EVANS, b. September 3, 1915, Kentucky, d. February 3, 1919, Elliott County, Kentucky, buried in Elliott County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Attie Evans died February 3, 1919 in Elliott County, Kentucky, from influenza. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as September 3, 1915, her parents as John Evans (b. Kentucky) and Kammie Johnson (b. Kentucky), and the burial place as Evans Burial Grounds.
    10. ELZIE EVANS, b. 1918, Kentucky, d. 1965.







NANCY JANE "JANE" EVANS, daughter of JOHN EVANS and CAME HALA JOHNSON, was born January 27, 1895 in Elliott County, Kentucky, died July 25, 1964 in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky, and is buried in Trigg Carter Cemetery in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky. She married HENRY C. CARTER, son of CONLEY TRIGG CARTER and ALMIRA JANE "ALLIE" WAGONER, about 1917. He was born November 14, 1889 in Kentucky, died March 29, 1978 in Rowan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Trigg Carter Cemetery in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Trigg Carter died February 6, 1939 in Martinsburg, Elliott County, Kentucky, from chronic myocarditis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Elliott County, his birth date as September 14, 1855, his marital status as married, his wife as Ollie Carter, his place of residence as Big Stone, Kentucky, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Morgan G. Carter (b. Scott County, Virginia) and Betty Osborne (b. Scott County), the informant as Sanford Carter of Big Stone, and the burial place as Big Stone.

According to her death certificate, Allie Wagoner Carter died September 4, 1942 in Elliott County, Kentucky, from endocarditis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as December 22, 1866, her marital status as widowed, her usual place of residence as Elliott County, her parents as Henry Wagoner (b. Elliott County) and Margarett Wagoner (b. Elliott County), the informant as W. H. Click of Sandy Hook, Kentucky, and the burial place as the family cemetery.

When Henry Carter's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Elliott County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer and miller in Big Stone, Elliott County, that he was married, and that he was born November 14, 1890 in Big Stone. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and light brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Nancy Jane Carter lived from January 27, 1895 to July 25, 1964, and was buried in Trigg Carter Cemetery in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky, and that Henry C. Carter lived from November 14, 1889 to March 29, 1978, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Nancy Jane Johnson Carter died July 25, 1964 in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as "gastric hemorrhage, massive gastric ulcer (or possibly malignancy." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Elliott County, her birth date as January 27, 1895, her marital status as married, her parents as John Johnson and Came Evans [sic], the informant as Bertha Fannin, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Sandy Hook, Kentucky.

According to her obituary found online, Nancy Jane Johnson Carter (age 69), daughter of John and Came Evans Johnson [sic], was born January 27, 1895 in Elliott County, died on July 25 [the year isn't listed] at home in Sandy Hook, and was buried in the family cemetery on Route 3. She was survived by her husband, Henry Carter; 2 sons, Ellis Carter (of Springfield, Ohio) and Clyde Carter (Dayton, Ohio); 2 daughters, Mrs. Ina Brickey (Sandy Hook) and Mrs. Bertha Fannin (Sandy Hook); 2 sisters, Mrs. Martha Church (Whitman, West Virginia) and Mrs. Elzia Evans (Springfield); and 11 grandchildren.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Nancy J. Carter died July 25, 1964 in Elliott County at the age of 69. She was living in Elliott County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Henry Carter was born November 14, 1889, and died in March of 1978. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Henry Carter died March 29, 1978 in Rowan County at the age of 88. He was living in Elliott County at the time of his death.

On page 33 of the 1900 census for District 16 (Sandy Hook) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1900), Conly Carter is listed as the head of the household for house #296, he's a farmer, born in September of 1855 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 16 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Almira J. (wife, born in December of 1866 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, married for 16 years, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 33), Milfred A. (son, born in December of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), William H. (son, born in August of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Henry C. (son, born in November of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Arvill (son, born in April of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Robert L. (son, born in February of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Sanford (son, born in March of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 34 (Martinsburg) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Conley T. Carter is listed as the head of the household for house #75, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 25 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Allie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 47), Milford (son, married, engineer in a grist mill, born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 1 year, age 24), Tren V. (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 17), William (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Henry C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Orville (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Sanford (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Lonie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Rufus (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Green L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6 months), and Rutha S. Carter (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1 month).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Martinsburg) in Elliott County, Kentucky (undated), Henry Carter is listed as the head of the household for house #75, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), and Clyde (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 8 months). They are living next to Henry's family.

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 32-1 (Sandy Hook) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1930), Henry Carter is listed as the head of his household [not numbered], he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 36), Clyde (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Bertha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Ina (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Ellis (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 5 months).

On page 23 of the 1940 census for District 32-3 in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated May 2 & 3, 1940), Henry Carter is listed as the head of the household for house #194, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 45), Clyde (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Bertha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Ina (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Ellis (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

    The children of JANE EVANS and HENRY CARTER are:

    1. CLYDE P. CARTER, b. May 19, 1918, Elliott County, Kentucky, d. December 21, 1998, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clyde Carter was born May 19, 1918 in Elliott County to Nancy Evans.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Clyde Carter was born May 19, 1918, and died December 21, 1998. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Clyde Carter was born May 19, 1918 in Kentucky, and died December 21, 1998 at home in Dayton, Montgomery County, at the age of 80. his father's surname is listed as Carter, his mother's maiden name as Evans, and he was married at the time of his death.
    2. BERTHA MAE CARTER, b. November 7, 1920, Big Stone, Elliott County, Kentucky, d. June 29, 1988, m. (unknown first name) FANNIN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bertha M. Carter was born November 7, 1920 in Elliott County to Nancy Evens.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bertha M. Fannin was born November 7, 1920, and died June 29, 1988. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Bertha Mae Carter Fannin was born November 7, 1920 in Big Stone, Elliott County, Kentucky, and died June 29, 1988. Her name was listed as Bertha May Carter in September of 1939, as Bertha Mae Fannin in April of 1963, and her parents are listed as Nancy J. Evans and Henry Carter.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Bertha M. Fannin was born about 1921 in Kentucky, and died January 29, 1988 in Franciscan Medical Center Dayton Campus in Dayton, Montgomery County, at the age of 67. She was married at the time of her death.
    3. INA CARTER, b. May 16, 1925, Elliott County, Kentucky, d. August 26, 1994, Greene County, Ohio, m. (1) (unknown first name) BRICKEY, m. (2) (unknown first name) BARKER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ina Carter was born May 16, 1925 in Elliott County to Jane Evans.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ina Barker was born May 16, 1925, and died August 26, 1994. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Ina Carter Brickey Barker was born May 16, 1925 in Big Stone, Elliott County, Kentucky, and died August 26, 1994. Her name was listed as Ina Carter in January of 1944, as Ina Brickey in October of 1966, as Ina Barker on December 8, 1974, ane her parents are listed as Nancy J. Evans and Henry Carter.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ina Carter Barker was born August 16, 1925 in Kentucky, and died August 26, 1994 in Greene County at the age of 69. Her father's surname is listed as Carter, and she was widowed at the time of her death.
    4. ELLIS V. CARTER, b. May 16, 1927, Big Stone, Elliott County, Kentucky, d. April 8, 2016, Springfield, Clark County, Kentucky, buried in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, m. EDNA (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ellis V. Carter was born May 16, 1927 in Elliott County to Jane Evans.
      According to his obituary found online, Ellis V. Carter (age 88), son of Henry and Jane Carter, was retired from Navistar. He was born May 16, 1927 in Big Stone, Elliott County, Kentucky, died April 8, 2016 in Springfield Regional Medical Center in Ohio, and was buried in Fercliff Cemetery. He was preceded in death by 1 brother, Clyde Carter; and 2 sisters, Ina Barker and Bertha Fannin. He was survived by 2 children, Wilma (Gary) Demmy (of Springfield) and Delmar (Linda) Carter (Winchester, Kentucky); 4 grandchildren, Angie Henson, Jill Moore, Tracy Whisman, and David Carter; and 5 great-grandchildren, Taylor Bishop, Ava Moore, Sarah Whisman, Bethany Whisman, and Andrew Carter.







VESTA EVANS, daughter of JOHN EVANS and CAME HALA JOHNSON, was born in June of 1896 in Elliott County, Kentucky, died September 1, 1923 in Bath County, Kentucky, and is buried in Flood Cemetery in Bath County, Kentucky. She married (unknown first name) TRIPLETT.

Notes: According to her death certificate, Vestia Eavens Triplett died September 1, 1923 in Bath County, Kentucky, from puerpural septicemia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Estal Co, Kentucky [sic], her birth date as unknown, her age as 23, her marital status as married, her parents as John Eavens (b. Estal County) and Kane Johnson (b. Estal County), the informant as Grant Triplet [Grant Triplett] of Salt Lick, Kentucky, and the burial place as Flood Graveyard.

    The child of VESTA EVANS and (unknown first name) TRIPLETT is:

    1. LAURA TRIPLETT, b. May 29, 1923, Bath County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Laura Triplett was born May 29, 1923 in Bath County to Nesta Evans.







MOLLIE EVANS, daughter of JOHN EVANS and CAME HALA JOHNSON, was born about 1907 in Kentucky, and died October 24, 1926 in Cabell County, West Virginia. She married WILLIAM R. HOWELL, son of CURTIS D. HOWELL and LOLA B. DANIEL, September 16, 1925 in Lawrence County, Ohio. He was born December 1, 1904 in Virginia, and died January 25, 1988.

Notes: According to Ohio marriage record transcripts, Mollie Evans (b. about 1903, age 22), daughter of John Evans and Kate Johnson, married William Howell (b. about 1903, age 22), son of Curtis Evans and Lila Dana, on September 16, 1925 in Lawrence County.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Mollie Howell was born about 1907, and died October 24, 1926 in Cabell County at the age of 19 years 11 months 17 days. Her spouse is listed as William Howell, and her parents as John Evans and Anne Johnson.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, William R. Howell was born December 1, 1904, and died January 25, 1988. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Proctorville, Lawrence County, Ohio.

On page 27 of the 1910 census for District 31 (Blackwater) in Franklin County, Virginia (dated May 4, 1910), Curtis D. Howell is listed as the head of the household for house #228, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Lola B. (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 27), Mettie M. (daughter, born in Virginia, age 13), Girle E. (daughter, born in Virginia, age 11), John R. (son, born in Virginia, age 9), Thomas D. (son, born in Virginia, age 7), William R. (son, born in Virginia, age 5), Cansas T. (daughter, born in Virginia, age 3), and Sallie B. Daniel (mother-in-law, single, not working, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 1 child, age 53).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 123 (Cave Spring) in Roanoke County, Virginia (dated January 5, 1920), Curtis Howell is listed as the head of the household for house #25, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 31), Robert (son, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 18), Thomas (son, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 17), Thelma (daughter, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 14), William (son, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 15), Wilton (son, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 8), Ralph (son, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 6), Lewis (son, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 5), Mabel (daughter, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 3), Maud (daughter, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 1), and Clyde Willis (step-daughter, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 11).

On page 40 of the 1930 census for District 6-6 (Huntington) in Cabell County, West Virginia (dated April 17, 1930), William M. Howell is listed as the head of the household for family #501, he's a car checker in a bottle factory, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in the United States, first married at age 20, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Georgia E. [Georgia E. Hager] (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at 22, age 24), Mary C. (daughter, born in West Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, age 3 years 5 months), William M. Jr. (son, born in West Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, age 1 year 9 months), Cleta M. (daughter, born in West Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, age 8 months), and Shirla V. Hager (sister-in-law, single, machine operator in a shoe factory, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 27).

On page 14 of the 1940 census for District 6-74 (Guyandot) in Cabell County, West Virginia (dated April 13 & 15, 1940), William R. Howell is listed as the head of the household for house #131, he's a checker for a glass company, born in Virginia, he was living in Huntington, West Virginia, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Georgia (wife, born in West Virginia, 1 year of high school, age 34), Mary Catherine (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 13), Billy (son, born in West Virginia, age 11), Cleta Mae (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 10), Charles W. (son, born in West Virginia, age 6), and Caroline Sue (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 1).

    The child of MOLLIE EVANS and WILLIAM HOWELL is:

    1. MARY CATHERINE HOWELL, b. October 18, 1926, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, d. January 27, 2010, Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, m. (1) GEORGE CAMP JR., 1942, Cabell County, West Virginia. He d. December 16, 1980. She m. (2) DONALD CHARLES PRENDER, son of GEORGE PRENDER and RUTH ERHARDT, September 3, 1982, Arlington County, Virginia. He was b. July 22, 1931, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
      Notes: According to West Virginia marriage record transcripts, Mary Howell married George Camp in 1942 in Cabell.
      According to their marriage certificate, Mary Catherine Howell Camp (b. October 18, 1926, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, resident of Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, 2nd marriage, 1st marriage ended in death in December 16, 1980, age 55)), daughter of Molly Eveans and William Howell, married Donald Charles Prender (b. July 22, 1931, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, resident of Laurel, Pr. Georges County, Maryland, 2nd marriage, 1st marriage ended in death in 1959, age 51), son of George Prender and Ruth Erhardt, on September 3, 1982 in Arlington County.
      According to her obituary found online, Mary C. Howell Camp, daughter of the late William Sr. and Georgia Hager Howell, was a resident of Nazareth at the time of her death. She was born October 18, 1926 in Huntington, West Virginia, and died January 27, 2010 in Easton Hospital. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Camp, Jr., in 1980; 1 daughter, Trish A. Beamer; and 2 brothers. She was survived by 2 sons, Gary L. Camp (of Syracuse, New York) and Dale A. Camp (Adams, New York); 1 daughter, Brenda G. Beamer (Palmer Township); 2 brothers, Charles Howell and David Howell; 2 sisters, Cleta Pennington and Sue Yaklin; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-granddaughter.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mary C. Camp was born October 18, 1926, and died January 27, 2010. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.







JAMES EVANS, son of MARTHA "PATSY" CANTRELL and WILSON EVANS, was born about 1866 in Kentucky, and died after 1940. He married MARIAH JENKINS, daughter of HENRY JENKINS and MARGARET VIRGINIA BUMGARDNER, about 1904. She was born May 13, 1877 in Elliott County, Kentucky, died June 16, 1958 in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, and is buried in Evans Cemetery in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Kentucky.

Notes: Margaret Virginia Bumgardner's 2nd husband was Drury Linvel "Drew" Evans, James Evans' brother.

According to her death certificate, there was an unnamed baby girl who was stillborn on November 25, 1904 in Ingalls, Madison County, Indiana. Also on this certificate, her parents are listed as James Evans (b. Kentucky) and Mariah Jenkins (b. Kentucky), the informant as John P. Grey of Engalls, and the burial place as Ingalls.

According to her death certificate, Mariah Jenkins Evans died June 16, 1958 in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, from some kind of heart problem [hard to read]. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Elliott County, her birth date as May 13, 1887 [sic], her marital status as widowed, her usual place of residence as Sandy Hook, Elliott County, her parents as Henry Jenkins and Virginia Bumgardner, and the burial place as Evans Cemetery in Sandy Hook.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Mariah Jenkins Evans was born May 13, 1877 in Ordinary, Elliott County, Kentucky. Her parents are listed as Henry Jenkins and Virginia Bumgardner.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mariah Evans died June 16, 1958 in Carter County at the age of 81. She was living in Elliott County at the time of her death.

On page 33 of the 1880 census for District 20 (Martinsburg) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1880), Gran Bumgardiner [Granville Bumgardner] is listed as the head of the household for house #243, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Mary [Mary Nickols] (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 65), Stuart (son, single, farm laborer, born in Virginia, age 23), Virginia Jenkins (daughter, widowed, born in Virginia, age 25), Lucinda Jenkins (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 5), and Mariah Jenkins (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 3).

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 34 (Martinsburg) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), James Evans is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 5 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Mariah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 32), Jeraldine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Oscar (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 1 month), and Danlaw Evans (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Martinsburg) in Elliott County, Kentucky (undated), James Evans is listed as the head of the household for house #11, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Marrih (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 43), Geraldine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Oscar (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Wilson (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Jenny (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Ima J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 5 months), and Clifford (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 7 months).

On page 25 of the 1930 census for District 32-2 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1930), James Evans is listed as the head of the household for house #245, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 64 years old. Also listed are Mariah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 54), Willis (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Imogene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Clifford (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Mack (son, born in Kentucky, age 9).

On pages 28 & 29 of the 1940 census for District 32-3 in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated May 9 & 10, 1940), James Evans is listed as the head of the household for house #245, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 73 years old. Also liste are Mariah (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 63), Virginia (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 26), Clifford (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, 3rd grade education, age 21), and Mack (son, born in Kentucky, age 19).

    The children of JAMES EVANS and MARIAH JENKINS are:

    1. GERALDINE EVANS, b. 1906, Kentucky.
      Notes: Geraldine Evans may have married a man by the name of Archie Booth.
    2. OSCAR EVANS, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    3. RAY EVANS, b. March 21, 1909, Kentucky, d. March 27, 2000, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, buried in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, m. COLIA FLANNERY.
    4. WILSON EVANS, b. January 5, 1911, Elliott County, Kentucky, d. July 1967, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wilson Evans was born January 5, 1911 in Elliott County to Mariah Jenkins.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Wilson Evans was born January 5, 1911, and died in July of 1967. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky.
    5. VIRGINIA LEE EVANS, b. October 3, 1913, Elliott County, Sandy Hook, Kentucky, d. June 24, 1996, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) LUCAS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Goldie V. Evans was born October 2, 1913 in Elliott County to Morie Jinkins.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Virginia Lucas was born October 3, 1913, and died June 24, 1996. She received her Social Security card in 1951-1952 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Virginia Lee Evans Lucas was born October 3, 1913 in Sandy Hook, Kentucky, and died June 24, 1996. Her name was listed as Virginia Lee Lucas in September of 1951, and her parents are listed as James Evans and Mirah Jenkins.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Virginia Lucas died June 24, 1996 in Boyd County at the age of 82. She was living in Carter County at the time of her death.
    6. IMOGENE EVANS, b. October 12, 1915, Elliott County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Eymajean Evans was born October 12, 1915 in Elliott County to Maria Jenkins.
    7. CLIFFORD EVANS, b. 1918, Kentucky.
    8. MACK EVANS, b. 1921, Kentucky.







RAY EVANS, son of JAMES EVANS and MARIAH JENKINS, was born March 21, 1909 in Kentucky, died March 27, 2000 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, and is buried in Ferncliff Cemetery in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. He married COLIA FLANNERY, daughter of EDWIN H. FLANNERY and IDA THORNSBERRY. She was born May 2, 1915 in Stark, Elliott County, Kentucky, died February 6, 2004 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, and is buried in Ferncliff Cemetery in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Calia Flanner was born May 2, 1915 in Elliott County to Ida Thornsberry.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Ray and Colia Evans were both buried in Ferncliff Cemetery in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. No headstone photos are provided.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ray Evans was born March 21, 1909, and died March 27, 2000. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ray Evans was born March 21, 1908 in Kentucky, and died March 27, 2000 in Community Hospital of Springfield in Springfield, Clark County, at the age of 92. His father's surname is listed as Evans, his mother's maiden name as Bumgardner [his grandmother's maiden name], and he was married and living in Springfield at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Colia Evans was born May 2, 1915, and died February 6, 2004. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Colia Flannery Evans was born May 2, 1915 in Stark, Elliott County, Kentucky, and died February 6, 2004. Her parents are listed as Ed Flannery and Ida Thornsberry.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Colia Evans Evans was born May 2, 1915, and died February 6, 2004 in a private residence at the age of 88. Her father's surname is listed as Evans, her mother's maiden name as Thornsberry, and she was widowed and living in Springfield, Clark County, at the time of her death.

On page 19 of the 1920 census for District 77 (Cracker Neck) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated January 15, 1920), Edwin Flannery is listed as the head of the household for house #169, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Ida (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), Colia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Rockford (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 10 months), and Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 32-6 (Magesterial District No. 3) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), Ed H. Flanery is listed as the head of the household for house #21, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Idey (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 30), Oryoney (daughter, born in Kentucky, age Roxey [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Edy Jerry [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Johny (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Arvel (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Jerry (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Dolly M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 16 of the 1940 census for District 32-8 in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1940), Ray Evans is listed as the head of the household for house #134, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Colia (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 4th grade education, age 24), Deloris G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Jacqueline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and James E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 0 months). They are living next to Ray's Aunt Arizona.

    The children of RAY EVANS and COLIA FLANNERY are:

    1. DELORIS JEAN EVANS, b. 1936, Elliott County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ARWOOD.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Deloris J. Evans was born in Elliott County to Colia Flanery.
    2. JACQUELINE EVANS, b. 1938, Elliott County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) HAVENS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jacqueline Evans was born in Elliott County to Caila Flanery.
    3. JAMES EDWARD EVANS, b. 1940, Elliott County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James E. Evans was born in Elliott County to Colia Fanery.
    4. JOANN EVANS, b. November 6, 1946, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, d. November 15, 2015, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, buried in Catawba, Clark County, Ohio, m. (1) (unknown first name) KEATING, m. (2) JAMES E. RICE.
      Notes: According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Joann Evans Rice (age 69), daughter of the late Ray and Colia Flannery Evans, was born November 6, 1946 in Springfield, died November 15, 2015 in Springfield Regional Medical Center, and was buried in McConkey Cemetery. She was survived by her husband, James E. Rice (of Springfield); 4 sons, Larry Ray (Tonya Burns) Keating (of Dayton, Ohio), Jerry D. (Melissa Brakeall) Keating (Springfield), Terry L. (Tracy) Keating (Springfield), and Shawn W. (Andrea Givins) Keating (Springfield); 2 brothers, James Edward Evans (Urbana) and Stanley D. Evans (Springfield); 2 sisters, Deloris Jean Arwood (Pataskola, Ohio) and Jackie Havens (Springfield); 15 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.
    5. STANLEY D. EVANS.







MARION ISAAC COX, son of NANCY CANTRELL and WILLIAM ASBERRY COX, was born August 9, 1870 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 6, 1942 in Blaine, Lawrence County, Kentucky, and is buried in Wells Cemetery in Blaine, Lawrence County, Kentucky. He married (1) NANCY A. (unknown last name) about 1896. She was born in October of 1880 in Kentucky. Marion Isaac Cox married (2) SERILDA ALICE GRIFFITH, daughter of ABRAHAM "ABEL" GRIFFITH and MARY EDWARDS, about 1906. She was born March 8, 1862 in Caines Creek, Lawrence County, Kentucky, died March 17, 1940 in Blaine, Lawrence County, Kentucky, and is buried Wells Cemetery in Blaine, Lawrence County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Edmund Griffith was born February 20, 1857 in Lawrence County to Abel Griffith and Mary Edwards, and John P. Griffeth was born January 15, 1875 in Lawrence County to Abraham Griffeth (b. Lawrence County) and Mary Edwards (b. Lawrence County).

According to his death certificate, Marion Isaac Cox died March 6, 1942 in Blaine, Lawrence County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, Kentucky, his birth date as August 9, his age as 67 years 4 months, 7 days, his marital status as widowed, his wife as Sarilda Alice Cox, his usual place of residence as Blaine, his occupation as farmer, his parents as William Asberry Cox (b. Kentucky) and Nancy Cantrill (b. Kentucky), the informant as William Asberry Cox of Blaine, and the burial place as Wells Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Marion I. Cox died March 6, 1942 in Lawrence County at the age of 67. He was living in Lawrence County at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Corilda Griffith Cox died March 17, 1940 in Blaine, Lawrence County, Kentucky, from heart leakage and rheumatism. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Caines Creek, Kentucky, her birth date as March 8, 1862, her marital status as married, her husband as Marion Cox (age 77), her usual place of residence as Blaine, her parents as Labe Griffith (b. Hannah, Kentucky) and Pollie Edwards (b. Hannah, Kentucky), the informant as Asbury Cox of Blaine, and the burial place as Wells Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Corilda Cox died March 17, 1940 in Lawrence County at the age of 78. She was living in Lawrence County at the time of her death.

On page 23 of the 1880 census for District 51 (Hood) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1880), Aberham Griffith is listed as the head of the household for house #142, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 46), Hansford T. (son, single, laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Edmund (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Rilda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Emily (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Nancy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and John (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 13 of the 1900 census for District 111 (Ceredo) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated June 12 & 13, 1900), Marion Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a farmer, born in August of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 4 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Nancy A. (wife, born in October of 1880 in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 19), Minnie [hard to read] (daughter, born in April of 1898 in West Virginia, age 2), and Annie (daughter, born in March of 1900 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 24 of the 1910 census for District 75 (Red Bush) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 6, 1910), Isaac M. Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #177, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 4 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Rilda A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 4 years, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 43), William A. (son, born in West Virginia, age 2), Annie (daughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), and Mary E. (daughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 22 of the 1920 census for District 216 (Jefferson Township) in Madison County, Ohio (dated February 6, 1920), Marion Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #239, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Scrilla A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 54), Anna (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 17), Mary E. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 16), and William A. (son, born in West Virginia, age 11).

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 64-12 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), Marion Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #93, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Surilda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 67), and William (son, born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 2 of the 1940 census for District 64-14 in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated April 3 & 4, 1940), Marrian Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a farmer, divorced, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Lawrence County in 1935, he has a 2nd grade education, and he's 73 years old. He's living by himself and next to son William.

    The children of MARION COX and NANCY (unknown last name) are:

    1. MINNIE COX, b. April 1898, West Virginia.
    2. CATHERINE ANN "ANNIE" COX, b. March 19, 1900, West Virginia, d. October 16, 1983, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Alton, Franklin County, Ohio, m. WILLIAM GREEN "GREEN" COX.
    3. MARY E. COX, b. 1903, West Virginia

    The child of MARION COX and SERILDA GRIFFITH is:

    1. WILLIAM ASBERRY COX, b. 1908, Kentucky, m. DOROTHY A. SALYER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Norman Clarence Cox was born April 21, 1937 in Lawrence County to Dorthy Salyer.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Norman Clarence Cox was born April 21, 1937, and died in June of 1977. His parents are listed as William A. Cox and Dorothy Salyer.
      On page 2 of the 1940 census for District 64-14 in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated April 3 & 4, 1940), Asberry W. Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #17, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, he was living in rural Lawrence County in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Dorthy A. (wife, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Lawrence County in 1935, 4th grade education, age 24), Norman C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), Arnold R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Edger M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6 months).







CATHERINE ANN "ANNIE" COX, daughter of MARION ISAAC COX and NANCY A. (unknown last name), was born March 19, 1900 in West Virginia, died October 16, 1983 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Alton Cemetery in Alton, Franklin County, Ohio. She married WILLIAM GREEN "GREEN" COX, son of JAMES MONROE COX and THURSA ANN SKAGGS. He was born April 29, 1898 in Kentucky, died April 22, 1960 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Alton Cemetery in Alton, Franklin County, Ohio.

Notes: Thursa Ann Skaggs was the step-sister of Annie Cox's father.

Annie Cox's name is listed as Catherine A. Cox in her daughter Ella's Social Security records.

When William Green Cox's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that his closest relative was Thursa Ann Ward of Flat Gap, Johnson County, and that he was born April 29, 1898. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had brown eyes and dark-colored hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Annie Cox lived from March 19, 1901 [March of 1900 in the 1900 census] to October 16, 1983, and was buried in Alton Cemetery in Alton, Franklin County, Ohio, and that William G. Cox lived from April 29, 1898 to April 22, 1960, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Annie Cox was born March 19, 1901, and died in October of 1983. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Annie Cox was born about 1901 in West Virginia, and died October 16, 1983 in Doctors Hospital-West in Franklin County at the age of 82. She was widowed and living in Franklin County at the time of her death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, William Cox was born about 1899, and died April 22, 1960 in a long-term care facility in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 61. He was divorced and living in Franklin County at the time of his death.

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 58-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Green Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #69, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Annie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 28), Ella G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Louise (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Mande M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 6 months), and Cora L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 2 months). They are living next to William's mother, who's living with his brother Cecil.

On page 8 of the 1940 census for District 58-10 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1940), William G. Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #81, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Anna (wife, born in Kentucky, no formal education, age 34), Louise (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Ike (son, born in Kentucky, age 6). They are still living next to William's brother, Cecil.

    The children of ANNIE COX and GREEN COX are:

    1. ELLA JANE COX, b. December 14, 1921, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 24, 2005, Athens, Athens County, Ohio, m. (1) (unknown first name) DEVENA, m. (2) (unknown first name) GOODIN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ella J. Cox was born December 14, 1921 in Johnson County to Anna Cox.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ella J. Goodin was born December 14, 1921, and died November 24, 2005. She received her Social Security card in 1958-1959 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Albany, Athens County, Ohio.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Ella Jane Cox Devena Goodin was born December 14, 1921 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died November 24, 2005.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ella Jane Cox Goodin was born December 14, 1921, and died November 24, 2005 in a nursing home at the age of 83. Her father's surname is listed as Cox, her mother's maiden name as Cox, and she was widowed and living in Athens, Athens County, at the time of her death.
    2. FREDA LOUISE "LOUISE" COX, b. January 19, 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 20, 2011, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Alton, Franklin County, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) SALYER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Freeda L. Cox was born January 19, 1925 in Johnson County to Anna Cox.
      According to her obituary found online, Freda Louise Cox Salyer (age 86), daughter of the late William and Annie Cox, was retired from General Motors following 37 years of service. She died July 20, 2011 in Doctors Hospital, and was buried in Alton Cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 son, Rev. Raymond Salyer. She was survived by 1 daughter, Mary (Joe) Smith; 1 daughter-in-law, Lillian Salyer; 2 granddaughters; and 6 great-grandchildren.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Louise Salyer was born January 19, 1925, and died July 20, 2011. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.
    3. AMANDA MAE COX, b. March 11, 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 3, 2004, Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) HAWK.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Manda M. Cox was born March 11, 1927 in Johnson County to Anna Cox.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Amanda Mae Cox Hawk was born March 11, 1927, and died August 3, 2004 in Mercy Memorial Hospital. Her father's surname is listed as Cox, her mother's maiden name as Cox, and she was widowed and living in Meigs, Meigs County, at the time of her death.
    4. CORA LEE COX, b. March 16, 1929, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 26, 1933, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Cora L. Cox was born in Johnson County to Anna Cox.
      According to her death certificate, Cora Lee Cox died September 26, 1933 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from diphtheria. Also on this certificate, her birth date is listed as March 16, 1929, her usual place of residence as Flat Gap, her parents as Green Cox (b. Kentucky) and Annie Cox (b. Kentucky), and the burial place as Flat Gap.
    5. MARION ISAAC COX, b. July 10, 1933, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 3, 1996, Elizabeth, Carter County, Tennessee.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mirion I. Cox was born July 10, 1933 in Johnson County to Ammey Cox.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Marion I. Cox was born July 10, 1933, and died April 3, 1996. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Elizabeth, Carter County, Tennessee.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Marion Isaac Cox was born July 10, 1932 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died April 3, 1996. His parents are listed as Annie Cox and Green Cox.
    6. FANNIE HAZEL COX, b. August 20, 1935, Kentucky, d. September 27, 1936, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jinnie H. Cox was born August 20, 1935 in Johnson County to Anna Cox.
      According to her death certificate, Fannie Hazel died September 27, 1936 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from dysentery from cutting teeth. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as August 20, 1935, her usual place of residence as Flat Gap, her parents as Green Cox (b. Kentucky) and Annie Cox (b. Kentucky), and the burial place as the home cemetery.







JAMES MONROE COX, son of NANCY CANTRELL and WILLIAM ASBERRY COX, was born February 7, 1875 in Kentucky, died February 7, 1912 in Big Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery. He married THURSA ANN SKAGGS, daughter of THOMAS SKAGGS and NANCY M. SKAGGS, September 13, 1888, Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born about 1863 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 12, 1938 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. Thursa Ann Skaggs married (1) TOM SKAGGS. She married (2) ALLEN YOUNG, May 18, 1888 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (4) (unknown first name) WARD.

Notes: James Monroe Cox married his step-sister.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Thursa Ann Skaggs (2nd marriage, age 24) married Allen Young (4th marriage, age 35) on May 18, 1888 in Johnson County.

According to Ohio marriage record transcripts, Cora Young (age 21), daughter of Thurson Skaggs and Allen Young, married Walter Mckinzie (age 21), son of John Mckinzie and Lona Douglass on August 12, 1915 in Lawrence County.

According to his death certificate, Dock F. Skaggs [Alonzo Skaggs in the 1900 census - Dock Fonza Skaggs on page 7 of the 1940 census for District 58-10 in Johnson County, Kentucky] died February 24, 1947 in Martha, Lawrence County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Barnrock, Kentucky, his birth date as unknown, his age as about 63, his marital status as married, his wife as Emily J. Skaggs (age 62), his usual place of residence as Barnrock, Johnson County, Kentucky, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Tom Skaggs (b. unknown) and Thursie Ann Skaggs (b. Kentucky), the informant as Hubert Cantrell of Martha, and the burial place as Skaggs Cemetery.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Thursie Ann Young (3rd marriage, age 28) married James M. Cox (age 23) on September 13, 1897.

According to his death certificate, James Monroe Cox died February 7, 1912 in Big Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as February 7, 1877, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer and day laborer, his parents as Asbury Cox (b. Kentucky) and Nancy Cantrill (b. Kentucky), the informant as Thomas Skaggs of Flat Gap, Kentucky, and the burial place as the family cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James M. Cox died February 7, 1912 in Johnson County at the age of 35.

According to her death certificate, Thursan Skaggs Cox died November 12, 1938 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from a stroke. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her age as 77, her marital status as widowed, her place of residence as Flat Gap, her parents as Thos. Skaggs (b. Johnson County) and Nancy Skaggs (b. Johnson County), the informant as Cecil Cox of Flat Gap, and the burial place as Flat Gap.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Thersau Cox died November 12, 1938 in Johnson County at the age of 77. She was living in Far Gap at the time of her death.

On page 12 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 5, 1870), Thomas Scags is listed as the head of the household for house #71, he's working on a farm, born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 24), Theresa (born in Kentucky, age 6), Mary M. (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Judith E. (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 7 of the 1880 census for District 51 (Lyon) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1880), Thomas Scaggs is listed as the head of the household for house #231, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Nancy M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Thirzy A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Mary M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Judia E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Peter L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Linna L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Amos H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 72 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 29, 1900), James M. Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #485, he's a farmer, born in January of 1875 in Kentucky, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Thursa (wife, born in 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 30), William G. (son, born in April of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), Alonzo Skaggs (step-son, born in March of 1885 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Tom H. Young (step-son, born in April of 1887 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Jay Young (step-son, born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), and Cora Young (step-daughter, born in October of 1893 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 21 of the 1910 census for District 74 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1910), James Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #74, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 13 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Thursa A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 13 years, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 44), William G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Lenna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Elza C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On pages 12 & 13 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 12, & 13, 1920), Thurs Ann Ward [sic] is listed as the head of the household for house #133, she's a farmer, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 54 years old. Also listed are Green [Green Cox] (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), and Cecil (son, born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 58-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Cecil Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #70, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 17, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Mergie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 28), Zona M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Linnie L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 3 months), Delpha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 5 months), James T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 month), and Thursa Cox (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 68).

    The children of JAMES COX and THURSA SKAGGS are:

    1. WILLIAM GREEN "GREEN" COX, b. April 29, 1898, Kentucky, d. April 22, 1960, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Alton, Franklin County, Ohio, m. CATHERINE ANN "ANNIE" COX.
    2. LENNIE COX, b. April 1, 1902, Kentucky, d. March 8, 1917, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Lennie Cox died March 8, 1917 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as April 1, 1902, her parents as James Cox (b. Kentucky) and Thursa Skaggs (b. Kentucky), the informant as Jay Young of Flat Gap, and the burial place as the family cemetery.
    3. ELZA CECIL "CECIL" COX, b. May 6, 1904, Kentucky, d. April 1, 1956, buried in Alton, Franklin County, Ohio, m. MURZIE MURRAY.







ELZIE CECIL "CECIL" COX, son of JAMES MONROE COX and THURSA ANN SKAGGS, was born May 6, 1904 in Kentucky, died April 1, 1956, and is buried in Alton Cemetery in Alton, Franklin County, Ohio. He married MURZIE MURRAY, daughter of THOMAS H. MURRAY and MARY JANE KIMBLER, about 1921. She was born March 25, 1902 in Kentucky, died October 1, 1987 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Alton Cemetery in Alton, Franklin County, Ohio.

Notes: Murzie Murray was the sister of Elbert Murray.

Thomas H. Murray was the brother of Elizabeth Murray and Victoria Murray.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Thomas H. Murray (age 19) married Mary J. Kimbler (age 20) on October 3, 1891 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Arthur Murray was born August 13, 1914 in Johnson County, to Mary Kimbler.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Arthur Murray was born August 13, 1914 in Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died November 30, 1993. His parents are listed as Thomas Murry and Mary J. Kimbler.

According to his death certificate, Thomas Murray died December 20, 1957 at home in rural Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky, from hypertensive heart disease and decompensation. Also on this certificate, his birth date is listed as December 12, 1872, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as George Murray and Dicy Salyers [Dicy Salyer], the informant as Lena Murry [Lena Murray], and the burial place as the family cemetery in Kerz.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Elzie Cecil Cox lived from May 6, 1904 to April 1, 1956, and was buried in Alton Cemetery in Alton, Franklin County, Ohio, and that Murzie Cox lived from March 25, 1902 to October 1, 1987, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Murzie Cox was born March 25, 1902, and died October 15, 1987. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Murzic Cox [sic] was born about 1902 in Kentucky, and died October 1, 1987 in Doctors Hospital-West in Franklin County at the age of 85. She was widowed and living in Franklin County at the time of her death.

On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 78 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), Tomis Murry is listed as the head of the household for house #70, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 18 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Mary J. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 5 are still living, age 36), Elbert (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Merz (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Emma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Perlie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age ? months [unreadable].

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 45 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 12 & 13, 1920), Thomas Murry is listed as the head of the household for house #101, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Mary Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 46), Merzie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Emma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Nolla (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Arthur (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Dicy Murry (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 71).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 58-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Cecil Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #70, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 17, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Merzie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 28), Zona M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Linnie L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 3 months), Delpha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 5 months), James T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 month), and Thursa Cox (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 68).

On page 8 of the 1940 census for District 58-10 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1940), Cecil Cox is listed as the head of the household for house #82, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Murzie (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 38), Mildred (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Lovina (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

    The children of CECIL COX and MURZIE MURRAY are:

    1. ZONA MILDRED "MILDRED" COX, b. May 29, 1923, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mildreth Cox was born May 29, 1923 in Johnson County to Murzie Murry.
    2. LINNIE LOVENIA "LOVENIA" COX, b. March 4, 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 1, 2011, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Alton, Franklin County, Ohio, m. VERNON SALYER.
      According to her obituary found online, Lovenia Cox Salyer (age 86), daughter of the late Cecil and Murzie Cox, died October 1, 2011 in Columbus Health Care Nursing Facility, and was buried in Alton Cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Salyer; 2 sons, Willis Salyer and Lee Salyer; 1 brother, James Cox; 3 sisters, Mary, Delphia, and Mildred. She was survived by 1 son, Vernon Salyer; 1 brother, Charles (Deanna) Salyer; 1 step-daughter, Kari; 2 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild.
    3. DELPHIA COX, b. March 30, 1927, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 23, 1998, Blaine, Lawrence County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) SALYER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Delpha Cox was born March 30, 1927 in Johnson County to Murzie Murry.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Delphia Salyer was born March 30, 1927, and died November 23, 1998. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Blaine, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Delpha Cox Salyer was born March 30, 1927 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died November 23, 1998. Her name was listed as Delpha Cox in May of 1943, as Delphia Salyers in January of 1954, as Delphia Salyer in September of 1973, and her parents are listed as Cecil Cox and Murzie Cox.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Delphia Salyer died November 23, 1998 in Blaine, Lawrence County, at the age of 72. She was living in Lawrence County at the time of her death.
    4. JAMES T. COX, b. 1930, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James T. Cox was born in Johnson County to [no first name] Murray.
    5. CHARLES W. COX, b. 1924, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles W. Cox was born in Johnson County to Murzzie Murry.
    6. MARY THURSA COX, b. May 18, 1933, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 7, 1933, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary T. Cox was born May 18, 1933 in Johnson County to Merzie Murry.
      According to her death certificate, Mary Thurs Cox [sic] died June 7, 1933 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from heart trouble. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as May 18, 1933, her parents as Cecil Cox (b. Kentucky) and Merzie Murry (b. Kentucky), the informant as Cecil Cox of Flat Gap, and the burial place as the family cemetery.







RACHEL CANTRELL, daughter of JOHN CANTRELL and SARAH WEBB, was born about 1851 in Kentucky, and died before 1888. She married GEORGE W. PENNINGTON CURTIS, son of HIRAM PENNINGTON CURTIS and SARAH LEMASTER, June 5, 1870 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born September 25, 1853 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died October 8, 1936 in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, and was buried in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky. George Pennington Curtis married (2) LOUISA J. (unknown last name) about 1888. She was born in December of 1842 in Kentucky, and died after 1920.

Notes: George W. Pennington Curtis was the brother of Margaret Curtis.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Hiram Pennington married Sarah Lemaster on January 27, 1846 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky birth records, Geo. W. Pennington was born September 25, 1853 in Morgan County to Hiram Pennington and Sarah Lemaster.

According to Kentucky marriage records, Rachel Cantrill married George W. Pennington on June 5, 1870 in Morgan County at the home of Hiram Curtis. The witnesses were J. H. Williams and Hiram Curtis, and the minister was H. H. Williams, According to his death certificate, George Curtis died October 8, 1936 in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, from diarrhea. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as October 14, his age as 89, his marital status as widowed, his wife as Louise Hill, his parents as Hiram Curtis (b. Johnson County) and unknown, the informant as James King of Van Lear, and the burial place as Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to his obituary, George Curtis (age 93), died October 8, 1936 at the Van Lear home of his niece, Mrs. James King, from "infirmities of advanced age," and was buried in Red Bush. He was survived by several children, all residents of Johnson County (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, George Curtis died October 8, 1936 in Johnson County at the age of 89.

On page 57 of the 1860 census for District 1 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated July 13, 1860), Hiram Pennington is listed as the head of the household for house #346, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Sarrah (born in Kentucky, age 38), Margarett (born in Kentucky, age 12), James (born in Kentucky, age 10), George W. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Cynthia (born in Kentucky, age 5), John (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Alexander (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 11 of the 1870 census for Precinct 7 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 10, 1870), Hiram Pennington is listed as the head of the household for house #75, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 46), James (born in Kentucky, age 19), George W. (born in Kentucky, age 17), Cyntha A. (born in Kentucky, age 15), John (born in Kentucky, age 12), Cordelia (born in Kentucky, age 6), Amanda (born in Kentucky, age 4), Riley (born in Kentucky, age 4 months), James Lemaster (farm laborer, born in Virginia, age 68), and Elizabeth Lemaster (domestic servant, born in Kentucky, age 20).

On page 7 of the 1880 census for District 88 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1880), George Pennington is listed as the head of the household for house #217, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Rachel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), Hiram (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Leander (son [sic], born in Kentucky, age 4), and Franklin (son, born in Kentucky, age 2). They are living next to George's parents, and Rachel's brother Moses.

On pages 16 & 18 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), George Curtis is listed as the head of the household for house #139, he's a farmer, born in May of 1846 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Louisa J. (wife, born in December of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, she hasn't had any children, age 57), Chilton Curtis (son-in-law, married, farmer, born in March of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, age 26), Leander Curtis (daughter, married, born in December of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 25), Martha E. (daughter, born in September of 1880 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), John (son, born in August of 1883 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), Martha Curtis (granddaughter, born in November of 1893 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), Farris Curtis (grandson, born in December of 1898 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1), Oliver McKenzie (step-grandson, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), and Cordelia J. McKenzie (step-granddaughter, born in March of 1896 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), George W. Pennington is listed as the head of the household for house #25, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 21 years, and he's 63 years old. Also listed is Louisa J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 21 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 5 are still living, age 68).

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 9 & 10, 1920), George W. Curtis is listed as the head of the household for house #55, he's not working, born in Kentucky, father born in the United States, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 75 years old. Also listed is Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 83).

    The children of RACHEL CANTRELL and GEORGE CURTIS are:

    1. HIRAM CURTIS, b. 1872, Kentucky.
    2. SARAH CURTIS, b. December 25, 1873, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 14, 1952, Wayne County, West Virginia, buried in Fort Wayne, Wayne County, West Virginia, m. JOSEPH L. MCKENZIE.
    3. LEANDER BELL CURTIS, b. November 22, 1875, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 30, 1951, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CHILTON EDWARD CASTLE.
    4. FRANKLIN CURTIS, b. 1878, Kentucky.
    5. MARTHA E. PENNINGTON CURTIS, b. September 7, 1880, Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 18, 1956, Hilliard, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. POWELL J. KING.
    6. JOHN PENNINGTON CURTIS, b. August 8, 1883, Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 28, 1942, Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARY L. MCCARTY.







SARAH CURTIS, daughter of RACHEL CANTRELL and GEORGE W. PENNINGTON CURTIS, was born December 25, 1873 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 14, 1952 in Wayne County, West Virginia, and is buried in Billups Gap Cemetery in Fort Wayne, Wayne County, West Virginia. She married JOSEPH L. MCKENZIE, son of JOHN W. MCKENZIE and REBECCA JANE SALYER. He was born in August of 1873 in Kentucky, and died February 19, 1961 in Wayne County, West Virginia.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, John W. McKinsey married Rebecca J. Salyer on October 3, 1867 in Johnson County.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Rebeca Jane Salyers Mckenzie died March 21, 1929 in Wayne County. Her parents are listed as Joe Salyers and Sarah A. Jackson.

According to his obituary, Layne McKenzie (age 89), son of the late John and Rebecca Salyers McKenzie, was a resident of Fort Gay, West Virginia, where he had live for 58 years. He was born July 15, 1864 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 23, 1954 in a Louisa hospital, and was buried in Billups Gap Cemetery near Fort Gay. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Hannah Roberts McKenzie, in 1948. He was survived by 3 sons, Rass McKenzie (of Huntington, West Virginia), Bill McKenzie (Fort Gay), and Floyd McKenzie (Fort Gay); 5 brothers, Dave McKenzie (Columbus, Ohio), Sam McKenzie (Columbus), Larkin McKenzie (Ceredo, West Virginia), Reynolds McKenzie (Portsmouth, Ohio), and Joe McKenzie (Fort Gay); 1 sister, Mrs. Harm Massie (Lodi, Ohio); and 2 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Sarah Curtis McKenzie was born December 25, 1868 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died December 14, 1952 in Wayne County, and was buried in Billups Gap Cemetery. Her father's surname is listed as George Curtis, her mother's maiden name as Cantrell, and she was married at the time of her death.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Joseph McKenzie died February 19, 1961 in Wayne County. His parents are listed as Johnny McKenzie and Rebecah Salyers.

On page 11 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), John McKinzie is listed as the head of the household for house #91, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 29), Marshal (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Sarah J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Joseph L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Marget (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), David B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Daniel B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 18 of the 1900 census for District 109 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated June 13, 1900), Joseph McKinsey is listed as the head of the household for house #144, he's a farmer, born in August of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in December of 1871 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 4 children and 2 are still living, age 28), Samuel (son, born in February of 1894 in West Virginia, age 6), and Charley (son, born in April of 1899 in West Virginia, age 1). Joseph's parents are in house #122.

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 182 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated April 23, 1910), Joseph McKinzie is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 20 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 37), Sam (son, born in West Virginia, age 16), Charley (son, born in West Virginia, age 10), Marthy (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 8), Effie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 7), Arnold (son, born in West Virginia, age 2), and Mary (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 6 months).

On pages 1 & 2 of the 1920 census for District 152 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated January 2, 1920), Joseph McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #8, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 52), Charlie (son, born in West Virginia, age 19), Martha (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 18), Effie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 15), Arnold (son, born in West Virginia, age 12), Mary (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 9), Clara (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 8), and Erie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 5).

On page 30 of the 1930 census for District 50-3 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (undated), Joe McKinzie is listed as the head of the household for house #309, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Sarrah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 60), Arnold (son, divorced, born in West Virginia, age 23), Mary (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 20), Clara (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 18), Erie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 16), and Lucile McKinzie (granddaughter, born in West Virginia, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, age 8 months [hard to read]).

    The children of SARAH CURTIS and JOSEPH MCKENZIE are:

    1. SAMUEL MCKENZIE, b. January 26, 1894, Wayne County, West Virginia, d. October 1975, Prichard, Wayne County, West Virginia, buried in Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia, m. LAURA ELSIE "ELSIE" HODGE.
    2. CHARLES MCKENZIE, b. April 4, 1899, West Virginia, d. August 28, 1931, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, buried in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, m. ELLA CRABTREE.
    3. MARTHA JANE MCKENZIE, b. October 30, 1902, Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, d. June 5, 1990, Sarasota County, Florida, buried in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, m. CECIL CLYDE FOSTER.
    4. EFFIE M. MCKENZIE, b. February 8, 1903, West Virginia, d. December 12, 1977, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, m. SHIRLEY CUBA THOMPSON.
    5. ARNOLD MCKENZIE, b. 1908, West Virginia.
    6. MARY MCKENZIE, b. 1909, West Virginia.
    7. CLARA MCKENZIE, b. January 26, 1911, Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, d. March 21, 1996, Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia, m. (unknown first name) HODGE.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Clara Hodge was born January 26, 1911, and died March 21, 1996. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Clara McKenzie Hodge was born January 26, 1911 in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, and died March 21, 1996. Her name was listed as Clara McKenzie Hodge in May of 1950, and her parents are listed as Sarah Curtis and Joe McKenzie.
    8. ERIE MCKENZIE, b. August 7, 1914, Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, d. January 23, 1999, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, buried in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, m. EVERETT MEREDITH.
      Notes: According to West Virginia birth record transcripts, Erie McKinzie was born in 1914 in Wayne County.
      According to her obituary, Erie McKenzie (age 84), daughter of the late Joe and Sarah McKenzie, was born August 7, 1914 at Big Hurricane Creek, Fort Gay, West Virginia, died January 23, 1999 in J. J. Jordan Geriatric Center, and was buried in Meredith Cemetery in Big Hurricane. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Meredith; and 1 son, Bascom Ray Meredith. She was survived by 2 sons, Wilburn (Rose) Meredith (of Fort Gay) and William David (Kathleen) Meredith (Pensacola, Florida); 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Lawrence County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







SAMUEL MCKENZIE, son of SARAH CURTIS and JOSEPH L. MCKENZIE, was born January 26, 1894 in Wayne County, West Virginia, died in October of 1975 in Prichard, Wayne County, West Virginia, and is buried in Docks Creek Cemetery and Mausoleum in Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia. He married LAURA ELSIE "ELSIE" HODGE, daughter of NOAH HODGE and NANNIE SKEENS, in 1917 in Wayne County, West Virginia. She was born March 9, 1900 in West Virginia, died in May of 1975 in Prichard, Wayne County, West Virginia, and is buried in Docks Creek Cemetery and Mausoleum in Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia.

Notes: Laura Elsie Hodge was the sister of Leona Hodge.

According to their marriage certificate and other marriage record transcripts, Noah Hodge (carpenter, b. Lawrence County, Kentucky, father b. Virginia, resident of Wayne County, West Virginia, 1st marriage, age 30) married Nannie Skeens (b. Wayne County, West Virginia, resident of West Virginia, 1st marriage, age 19), on May 15, 1889 in Wayne County, West Virginia.

When Sam McKenzie's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Wayne County, West Virginia, he stated that he was a farmer working for P. J. Wellman in Fort Gay, West Virginia, that he was living in Fort Gay, that he was single, and that he was born February 26, 1894 in Fort Gay. He was found to be short and stout, and he had brown eyes and light brown hair.

According to West Virginia marriage record transcripts, Samuel McKinzie marrued Elsie Hodge in 1917 in Wayne County.

When Sam McKenzie's World War II draft registration card was filled out on May 3, 1942 in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, he stated that he was working for Jeffery DeWhitt Company in Kenova, West Virginia, that he was living in Prichard, Wayne County, West Virginia, that the person who would always know his address was Elsie McKenzie of Prichard, and that he was born January 26, 1894 in Wayne County. He was found to be 5 feet 3 inches tall, he weighed 145 pounds, and he had blue eyes, red hair, and a light complexion.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Sam and Laura Elsie McKenzie were both buried in Docks Creek Cemetery and Mausoleum in Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia. No headstone photos are provided.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Sam McKenzie was born January 26, 1894, and died in October of 1975. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Prichard, Wayne County, West Virginia.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Elsie McKenzie was born March 9, 1900, and died in May of 1975. She received her Social Security card in 1968 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Prichard, Wayne County, West Virginia.

On page 5 of the 1900 census for District 109 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated June 4, 1900), Noah Hodge is listed as the head of the household for house #36, he's a farmer, born in August of 1855 in West Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, married for 11 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Nannie (wife, born in October of 1869 in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, married for 11 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 30), John L. (son, born in November of 1890 in West Virginia, age 9), Stella (daughter, born in August of 1892 in West Virginia, age 7), Basil (son, born in May of 1895 in West Virginia, age 5), Eldry (son, born in April of 1898 in West Virginia, age 2), and Laura E. (daughter, born in March of 1900 in West Virginia, age 2 months).

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 182 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated April 16, 1910), Noah Hodge is listed as the head of the household for house #29, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 21 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Nannie (wife, born in West Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, agea 40), Luther [John Luther] (son, born in West Virginia, age 19), Bazil (son, born in West Virginia, age 15), Eldra (son, born in West Virginia, age 12), Arnold (son, born in West Virginia, age 4), Stella (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 17), Elsie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 10), Ona (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 7), and Lena (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 10 months).

On page 39 of the 1920 for District 7 (Washington) in Boone County, West Virginia (dated June 22, 1920), Samuel McKinzie is listed as the head of the household for house #382, he's a laborer sawing logs, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Elsie (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 19), and Earnist (son, born in West Virginia, age 1 year 8 months).

On pages 4 & 5 of the 1930 census for District 50-2 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated April 22, 1930), Samuel Mckinsey is listed as the head of the household for house #37. he's a laborer for the railroad, born in West Virginia, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Elsey (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at 17, age 30), Ardeth (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 11), Cecil (son, born in West Virginia, age 9), Tressie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 6), Ruby (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 4 years 7 months), Clarence (son, born in West Virginia, age 2), and Janneda (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 8 months).

On page 68 of the 1940 census for District 50-3 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated May 1, 1940), Sam McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #548, he's a laborer for the W.P.A., born in West Virginia, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Elsie (wife, born in West Virginia, 6th grade education, age 40), Earnest (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 2 years of high school, age 21), Cecil (son, born in West Virginia, age 19), Tressie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 16), Clarence (son, born in West Virginia, age 12), Juanita (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 10), and Ruby (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 14).

    The children of SAMUEL MCKENZIE and ELSIE HODGE are:

    1. ERNEST RAY MCKENZIE, b. May 14, 1918, Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, d. March 13, 1967, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ernest McKenzie was born May 14, 1918, and died in March of 1967. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Ernest Ray McKenzie was born May 14, 1918 in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, and died in March of 1967. His parents are listed as Sam McKenzie and Elsie Hodge.
      According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Ernest R. McKenzie was born about 1919, and died March 13, 1967 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia. His parents are listed as Sam McKenzie and Elsie Hodge, and he was married at the time of his death.
      According to Veteran Affairs death record transcripts, Ernest McKenzie died March 13, 1967. He served in military from November 1, 1943 to February 7, 1946.
    2. CECIL MCKENZIE, b. January 8, 1921, West Virginia, d. July 27, 1968, Cabell County, West Virginia, m. DORETTA AKERS.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Cecil McKenzie was born January 8, 1921, and died in July of 1968. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in North Carolina or West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia.
      According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Cecil McKenzie died July 27, 1968 in Cabell County. His parents are listed as Sam McKenzie and Elsie Hodge, and his wife as Doretta Akers McKenzie.
    3. TRESSIE MAE MCKENZIE, b. July 31, 1923, Prichard, Wayne County, West Virginia, d. November 14, 1998, Prichard, Wayne County, West Virginia, m. (unknown first name) DILLAN.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Tressie Dillan was born July 31, 1923, and died November 14, 1998. She received her Social Security card in 1969 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Prichard, Wayne County, West Virginia.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Tressie Mae Dillan was born Julye 31, 1923 in Prichard, Wayne County, West Virginia, and died November 14, 1998. Her name was listed as Tressie Mae Dillon in December of 1969, as Tressie Mae Dillan in July of 1971, as Tressie Dillan on November 25, 1998, and her parents are listed as Sam McKenzie and Laura E. Hodge.
    4. RUBY MCKENZIE, b. 1925, West Virginia, m. (unknown first name) AKERS.
    5. CLARENCE MCKENZIE, b. September 12, 1927, West Virginia, d. May 8, 1968, Prichard, Wayne County, West Virginia, m. TEXIE (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Clarence McKenzie was born September 12, 1927, and died in May of 1968. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Prichard, Wayne County, West Virginia.
      According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Clarence McKenzie was born about 1928, and died May 8, 1968 in Wayne County at the age of 40. His parents are listed as Sam McKenzie and Elsie Hodge, and his wife as Texie McKenzie.
    6. JUANITA FAY MCKENZIE, b. August 11, 1919, Wayne County, West Virginia, d. October 8, 2010, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia, m. HENRY FORD ACORD.
      Notes: According to her obituary found online, Juanita Fay McKenzie Acord (age 81), daughter of the late Samuel and Elsie Hodge McKenzie, was a resident of Prichard, West Virginia. She was born August 11, 1919 in Wayne County, West Virginia, died October 8, 2010 in Huntington, West Virginia, and was buried in Dock's Creek Cemetery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Ford Acord; and 1 son, David Lee Acord. She was survived by 1 son, Kenneth Ray Acord (of Prichard); 3 daughters, Linda (Ronald) Kimberlin (Prichard), Bonnie (Charles) Acord (Prichard), and Betty (Danny) Robertson (Fort Gay, West Virginia); 1 sister, Ruby Akers (Prichard); 1 daughter-in-law, Vickie Acord (Louisa, Kentucky); 14 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.







CHARLES MCKENZIE, son of SARAH CURTIS and JOSEPH L. MCKENZIE, was born April 4, 1899 in West Virginia, died August 28, 1931 in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, and is buried in Crabtree-Thompson Cemetery in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia. He married ELLA CRABTREE, daughter of THOMAS BENTON "BENTON" CRABTREE and JULIA B. FLETCHER, about 1922. She was born October 7, 1902 in West Virginia, died January 9, 1994 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, and is buried in Crabtree-Thompson Cemetery in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia. Ella Crabtree married (2) EZRA DAMRON. She married (3) WILLIS BLANKENSHIP.

Notes: According to West Virginia marriage record transcripts, Benton Crabtree married Julia B. Fletcher in 1898 in Wayne County.

According to his obituary found online, Thomas Benton Crabtree (age 71) was a resident of Fort Gay, West Virginia. He died October 18 [1948] at the Prichard, West Virginia, home of his daughter, Mrs. Willis Blankenship, following an extended illness, and was buried in Crabtree Cemetery. He was survived by 1 son, Earl Crabtree (of Columbus); 3 daughters, Mrs. Willis Blankenship, Mrs. Cecil Thompson (Rittman, Ohio), and Mrs. B. F. Cassidy (Rittman); 2 brothers, J. W. Crabtree (East Lynn) and M. T. Crabtree (Fort Gay); and 1 sister, Mrs. V. M. Eichorn (Holden, Missouri).

According to his death certificate, Charley McKenzie died August 28, 1931 in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, from a fractured skull caused by a dynamite explosion. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as West Virginia, his birth date as April 4, 1900, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Joe McKenzie (b. Kentucky) and Sarah Pennington (b. Kentucky, the informant as Sam McKenzie of Fort Gay, West Virginia, and the burial place as Thompson Cemetery in Wayne County, West Virginia.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Charley Mckenzie died August 28, 1931 in Lawrence County at the age of 31.

According to her obituary found online, Ella Crabtree McKenzie Damron Blankenship (age 92), daughter of the late Benten [sic] and Julie Fletcher Crabtree, was a resident of Fort Gay, West Virginia. She died January 9, 1994 in Three Rivers Medical Center and was buried in Crabtree-Thompson Cemetery in Fort Gay. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 husbands, Charlie McKenzie, Ezra Damron, and Willis Blankenship. She was survived by 2 sons, Charles McKenzie (of Arizona) and Frank Damron (Florida); 2 daughters, Shirley Blevins (West Virginia) and Ruby Thompson (Ohio); 1 sister, Norma Thompson (Ohio); 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ella Blankenship was born October 7, 1902, and died January 9, 1994. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Ella Crabtree Damron Blankenship was born October 7, 1902 in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, and died January 9, 1994. Her name was listed as Ella Damron in November of 1942, as Ella Crabtree Blankenship in November of 1953, and her parents are listed as Benton Crabtree and Julia Fletcher.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ella Blankenship died January 9, 1994 in Lawrence County at the age of 91. She was living in West Virginia at the time of her death.

On page 27 of the 1900 census for District 109 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated June 19, 1900), Benton Crabtree is listed as the head of the household for house #226, he's a farmer, born in October of 1878 in West Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, married for 2 years, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in 1880 in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, married for 2 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 20), and Norma (daughter, born in December of 1898 in West Virginia, age 1).

On page 43 of the 1910 census for District 181 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated May 9, 1910), Benton Crabtree is listed as the head of the household for house #345, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 4 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 4 years, she hasn't had any children, age 37), Norma (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 11), Vinnie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 9), and Ella (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 7).

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 151 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated January 3, 1920), T. B. Crabtree is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 46), Norma (daughter, single, school teacher, born in West Virginia, age 21), Ella (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 17), and Earl (son, born in West Virginia, age 9).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 50-3 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated April 16, 1930), Charley McKinzie is listed as the head of the household for house #68, he's a farmer, born in West Virginia, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at 20, age 27), Shirley M. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 8), Elizabeth (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 6), Ruby (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 4), and Opal (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 2).

On page 33 of the 1940 census for District 50-3 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated April 17, 1940), Ella Damron is listed as the head of the household for house #269, she's widowed, not working, born in West Virginia, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, and she's 37 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth McKenzie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 16), Ruby McKenzie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 14), Opal McKenzie (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 12), Charles McKenzie (son, born in West Virginia, age 9), and Franklin Damron (son, born in West Virginia, age 6).

    The children of CHARLEY MCKENZIE and ELLA CRABTREE are:

    1. SHIRLEY M. MCKENZIE, b. 1922, West Virginia, m. (unknown first name) BLEVINS.
    2. ELIZABETH MCKENZIE, b. 1924, West Virginia.
    3. RUBY MCKENZIE, b. 1926, West Virginia, m. (unknown first name) THOMPSON.
    4. OPAL MCKENZIE, b. 1928, West Virginia.
    5. CHARLES WRAY MCKENZIE, b. October 6, 1930, Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, d. June 1, 2009, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginia, married GLORIA HAZLETT.
      Notes: According to his obituary found online, Rev. Charles Wray McKenzie (age 78), son of the late Charles McKenzie and Ella Crabtree McKenzie Blankenship, was a resident of Prichard, West Virginia. He was born October 6, 1930 in Fort Gay, West Virginia, died June 1, 2009 in the Huntington VA Medical Center, and was buried in White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Barboursville, West Virginia. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Shirley McKenzia Blevins, Elizabeth McKenzie, and Opal McKenzie. He was survived his wife, Gloria Hazlett McKenzie; 1 daughter, Elizabeth (Mark A.) Grider; 1 brother, Franklin Damron; 1 sister, Ruby McKenzie Thompson; and 2 granddaughters.







MARTHA JANE MCKENZIE, daughter of SARAH CURTIS and JOSEPH L. MCKENZIE, was born October 30, 1902 in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, died June 5, 1990 in Sarasota County, Florida, and is buried in Woodmere Memorial Park in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia. She married CECIL CLYDE FOSTER, son of ROBERT CHARLESTON FOSTER and SARAH ELLEN FOSTER, about 1921. He was born January 28, 1897 in Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, died February 5, 1978 in Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, and is buried in Woodmere Memorial Park in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia. Cecil Foster married (1) RUTH BOWYER on May 1, 1917 in Monroe County, West Virginia.

Notes: According to West Virginia marriage record transcripts, R. C. Foster married Ellen Smith in 1895 in Wayne County.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Robert Charleston Foster died September 29, 1932 in Wayne County. His parents are listed as James Foster and Polly Fry, and his wife as Sarah Ellen Foster.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Sarah Ellen Foster died August 24, 1934 in Wayne County. Her father is listed as George Foster, and her husband as Robert C. Foster.

According to West Virginia marriage record transcripts, Cecil Foster (age 19) married Ruth Bowyer (age 18) on May 1, 1917 in Monroe County, West Virginia.

When Cecil Foster's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1918 in Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia, he stated that he was working for Ohio Box Board Company in Rittman, Ohio, that his closest relative was Robert C. Foster of Fort Gay, West Virginia, the he was born January 28, 1897 in Fort Gay, and that his father was born in Virginia. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair.

When Cecil Clyde Foster's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, he stated that he was working for C & O Railroad in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, that he was living in Huntington, that the person who would always know his address was Joe McKenzie of Fort Gay, West Virginia, and that he was born January 28, 1897. He was found to be 5 feet 11 inches tall, he weighed 175 pounds, and he had blue eyes, blonde hair, and a ruddy complexion.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Martha and Cecil Foster were both buried in Woodmere Memorial Park in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia. No headstone photos are provided.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Martha Foster was born October 30, 1902, and died June 5, 1990. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Martha J. McKenzie Foster was born October 30, 1902 in Fort Gay, West Virginia, and died June 5, 1990. Her name was listed as Martha McKenzie Foster in August of 1937, and her parents are listed as Sarah Curtis and Joe McKenzie.

According to Florida death record transcripts, Martha Jane Foster was born October 30, 1902, and died June 5, 1990 in Sarasota County at the age of 87.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Cecil Foster was born January 28, 1897, and died in February of 1978. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 through the Railroad Board, and his last place of residence was in Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida.

According to Florida death record transcripts, Cecil Clyde Foster was born January 28, 1897, and died February 5, 1978 in Sarasota County at the age of 81.

According to Veteran Affairs death record transcripts, Cecil Foster lived from January 28, 1897 to February 5, 1978. He served in the U.S. Army from September 4, 1918 to December 22, 1918.

On page 44 of the 1910 census for District 181 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated May 9, 1910), Robert C. Foster is listed as the head of the household for house #351, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 15 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 51), Benjamin H. (son, single, farm laborer, born in West Virginia, age 21), Cecil C. (son, born in West Virginia, age 13), James R. Foster (grandson, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 13), and Willis L. Foster (grandson, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 8).

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 151 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated January 3, 1920), R. C. Foster is listed as the head of the household for house #5, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 76 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 61), Cecil (son, single, farmer, born in West Virginia, age 22), Magg Florey [hard to read] (granddaughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 13), Garnet Florey (granddaughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 9), and Magie (granddaughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 7).

On page 20 of the 1930 census for District 50-21 (Huntington) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated April 8, 1930), Cecil C. Foster is listed as the head of the household for house #230, he's a machinist helper for the steam railroad, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at age 22, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at 18, age 27), Claudia L. (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 8), Wanda Belle (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 4 years 1 month), and Douglas (son, born in West Virginia, age 6 months).

On page 23 of the 1940 census for District 50-24A (Huntington) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated April 18 & 19, 1940), Cecil C. Foster is listed as the head of the household for house #215, he's a boiler lagger for C & O Railroad, born in West Virginia, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Martha J. (wife, born in West Virginia, 8th grade education, age 37), Claudia (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 18), Wanda Belle (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 14), Douglas C. (son, born in West Virginia, age 10), and Billy Jean (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 7).

    The children of MARTHA MCKENZIE and CECIL FOSTER are:

    1. CLAUDIA L. FOSTER, b. 1922, West Virginia.
    2. WANDA BELLE FOSTER, b. 1926, West Virginia.
    3. CECIL DOUGLAS FOSTER, b. January 13, 1929, Huntington, Wayne County, West Virginia, d. December 10, 1995, Sarasota County, Florida.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Cecil Douglas Foster was born January 13, 1929 in Huntington, Wayne County, West Virginia, and died December 10, 1995. His parents are listed as Martha J. McKenzie and Cecil C. Foster.
      According to Florida death record transcripts, Cecil Douglas Foster was born October 13, 1929, and died December 10, 1995 in Sarasota County at the age of 66.
    4. BILLY JEAN FOSTER, b. 1933, West Virginia.







EFFIE M. MCKENZIE, daughter of SARAH CURTIS and JOSEPH L. MCKENZIE, was born February 8, 1903 in West Virginia, and died December 12, 1977 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. She married SHIRLEY CUBA THOMPSON, son of HENRY BASCOM THOMPSON and MARY H. LAMBERT, about 1921. He was born October 12, 1899 in West Virginia, and died November 28, 1978 in Duval County, Florida.

Notes: According to West Virginia marriage record transcripts, H. B. Thompson married Mary H. Lambert on December 27, 1894 in Wayne County.

According to his death certificate found on findagrave.com, Henry Bascomb Thompson died May 31, 1953 in Sidney, Wayne County, West Virginia, from chronic nephritis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Sidney, his birth date as March 16, 1872, his marital status as married, his usual place of residence as Sidney, his occupation as school teacher and minister, his parents as Edwin Thompson and Mary Ellen Crabtree, the informant as F. L. Thompson of Williamson, West Virginia, and the burial place as Crabtree Cemetery.

According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Crete Thompson Wilson was born October 10, 1907 in Wayne County, West Virginia, and died August 6, 2001. Her parents are listed as Henry B. Thompson and Marry H. Lanbert [sic].

When Shirley Cuba Thompson's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Logan County, West Virginia, he stated that he was a miner working for Island Creek Coal Company in Holden, Logan County, that he was living in Holden, that his closest relative was Mrs. H. B. Thompson of Genoa, Wayne County, West Virginia, and that he was born October 12, 1900. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and light brown hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Effie Thompson was born February 8, 1901, and died in December of 1977. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Effie M. Thompson was born about 1901, and died December 12, 1977 in Southern Ohio Medical Center-Mercy in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 76. She was married and living in Portsmouth at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Shirley Thompson was born October 12, 1899, and died in November of 1978. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 from the Railroad Board, and his last place of residence was in Orange Park, Clay County, Florida.

According to Florida death record transcripts, Shirley C. Thompson was born October 12, 1899, and died November 28, 1978 in Duval County at the age of 79.

On page 16 of the 1900 census for District 107 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated June 13, 1900), Henry Thompson is listed as the head of the household for house #139, he's a farmer, born in March of 1878 [sic] in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, married for 5 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in May of 1879 in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 21), Frank (son, born in October of 1895 in West Virginia, age 4), Johnie (son, born in July of 1897 in West Virginia, age 2), and Sherlie (son, born in October of 1899 in West Virginia, age 7 months).

On page 42 of the 1910 census for District 181 (Butler) in Wayne County, West Virginia (dated May 7, 1910), Henry B. Thompson is listed as the head of the household for house #348, he's a school teacher and farmer, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, 2nd marriage, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Frank L. (son, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 14), John W. (son, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 12), Shirley C. (son, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 10), Lennie (daughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 8), Lether V. [Letha V.] (daughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 6), Blanch (daughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 4), and Crete (daughter, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 2).

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 73-39 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 8, 1930), Shirley Thompson is listed as the head of the household for house #87, he's a brakeman for the steam railroad, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at age 21, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Effie (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at 16, age 25), Bascom J. (son, born in Ohio, age 5), and Shirley (son, born in Ohio, age 3 years 7 months).

On page 9 of the 1940 census for District 73-51 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 5, 1940), Shirley Thompson is listed as the head of the household for house #87, he's a brakeman for the steam railroad, born in West Virginia, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Effie (wife, born in West Virginia, 8th grade education, age 35), Bascom J. (son, born in Ohio, age 15), and Shirley Jr. (son, born in Ohio, age 13).

    The children of EFFIE MCKENZIE and SHIRLEY THOMPSON are:

    1. BASCOM J. THOMPSON, b. 1925, Ohio.
    2. SHIRLEY THOMPSON JR., b. August 21, 1926, Portsmouth, Scioto CountY, Ohio, d. May 3, 2000, Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Shirley Thompson was born August 21, 1926, and died May 3, 2000. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Shirley Thompson Jr. was born August 21, 1926 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, and died May 3, 2000. His parents are listed as Effie M. McKenzie and Shirley Thompson.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Shirley Thompson Jr. was born August 21, 1926 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, and died May 3, 2000 in Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Washington County, at the age of 73. His father's surname is listed as Thompson, his mother's maiden name as McKenzie, and he was married, a U.S. Navy veteran, and he was living in Washington County at the time of his death.







LEANDER BELL CURTIS, daughter of RACHEL CANTRELL and GEORGE W. PENNINGTON CURTIS, was born October 23, 1875 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 30, 1951 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Clubhouse Cemetery in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married CHILTON EDWARD CASTLE, son of HENRY CASTLE and AMAZIE GREEN, about 1891. He was born March 3, 1875 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died October 20, 1943 in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Clubhouse Cemetery in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to her death certificate, Amazie Green Castle died August 9, 1914 in Blaine, Lawrence County, Kentucky, and the cause of death is listed as senile dementia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as November 22, 1830, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Enoch Green (b. unknown) and Elizabeth Chandler (b. unknown), the informant as Chilt Castle of Cordell, Kentucky, and the burial place as Lawrence County.

According to Kentucky birth records, C. E. Castle was born March 3, 1875 in Lawrence County to Henry Castle and Amazy Green.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Leeander Bell Castle was born October 23, 1875 [no death date is engraved], and was buried in Clubhouse Cemetery in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Chilt E. Castle lived from March 4, 1874 to October 20, 1943, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her obituary, Leander Bell Curtis Castle (age 77), daughter of George and Rachel Cantrell Curtis, was a resident of Van Lear, where she lived with her daughter, Mrs. Jim King. She was born November 22, 1873 in Johnson County, died May 30, 1951 in a local hospital, and was buried in Van Lear Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chilt Castle, 7 years prior. She was survived by 6 sons, J. O. Castle (of Staffordsville), John Castle (Red Bush), Wayne Castle (Cattletsburg), Lundie Castle (Washington Court House, Ohio), Ray Castle (Mechanicsburg, Ohio), and James Castle (Monaville, West Virginia); 3 daughters, Mrs. Jim King, Mrs. Golda Jenkins, and Mrs. Mary Conley (Catlettsburg); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Powell King (Chillicothe, Ohio) and Mrs. Sarah McKenzie (Fort Gay, West Virginia). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his death certificate, Chilt E. Castle died October 20, 1943 in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, from sarcoma, which started in a gland in his throat and then spread to his chest. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as March 4, 1874, his marital status as married, his wife as Leeanna Bell Castle (age 69), his usual place of residence as Van Lear, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Henry Castle (b. Kentucky) and Mazzie Green (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. Jim King of Van Lear, and the burial place as Van Lear.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Chilt E. Castle died October 20, 1943 in Johnson County at the age of 69. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 9 of the 1880 census for District 55 (Louisa) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1880), Henry Castle is listed as the head of the household for house #51, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Amasa (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 49), John F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Luther H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Daniel I. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Lucindia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), William B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Chilton (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On pages 16 & 18 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), George Curtis is listed as the head of the household for house #139, he's a farmer, born in May of 1846 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Louisa J. (wife, born in December of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, she hasn't had any children, age 57), Chilton Curtis [Castle] (son-in-law, married, farmer, born in March of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, age 26), Leander Curtis (daughter, married, born in December of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 25), Martha E. (daughter, born in September of 1880 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), John (son, born in August of 1883 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), Martha Curtis (granddaughter, born in November of 1893 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), Farris Curtis (grandson, born in December of 1898 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1), Oliver McKenzie (step-grandson, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), and Cordelia J. McKenzie (step-granddaughter, born in March of 1896 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), Chilt Castle is listed as the head of the household for house #24, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 17 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Leander (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 35), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Faris (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Jay O. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Goldie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), John T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Wayne W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 46 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 15 - 19, 1920), Chilt Castle is listed as the head of the household for house #69, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Leander (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 46), Jeyolia (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), John T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Londia (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 32 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), Chilt Castle is listed as the head of the household for house #134, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, first married at age 17, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Leander (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 57), Wane (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Charlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Fredric (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 16 of the 1940 census for District 58-6 (Van Lear) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1940), Charlie Castle is listed as the head of the household for house #132, he's a coal loader in the mines, single, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Lawrence County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Chilt Castle (father, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Lawrence County, Kentucky, in 1935, 4th grade education, age 66), and Leanda Bell Castle (mother, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Lawrence County, Kentucky, in 1935, 4th grade education, age 64).

    The children of LEANDER CURTIS and CHILT CASTLE are:

    1. MARTHA E. CASTLE, b. September 29, 1893, Kentucky, d. November 10, 1973, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JAMES KING.
    2. FARRIS CASTLE, b. November 23, 1899, Kentucky, d. April 21, 1949, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, buried in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) JENNIE WILLIAMS, m. (2) CLARA BELLE WEBB.
    3. JAY OLA CASTLE, b. September 9, 1900, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 14, 1992, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. KATHERINE STAMBAUGH.
    4. GOLDIE M. CASTLE, b. May 3, 1903, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 18, 1981, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Thealka, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) GEORGE DEWEY MCCARTY, (2) ERNEST OLIVER "BUDDY" JENKINS, m. (3) (unknown first name) MCKENZIE, m. (4) CLYDE M. CASTLE.
    5. JOHN THURMAN CASTLE, b. November 1, 1905, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. December 12, 1989, Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky, buried in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ALKIA LEE TRIMBLE.
    6. WAYNE W. CASTLE, b. April 9, 1907, Kentucky, d. February 7, 1994, Nassau County, Florida, m. ALMA CONLEY.
    7. LUNDY EARL CASTLE, b. October 31, 1910, Kentucky, d. March 23, 2000, Peach Bottom, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, buried in Brentwood, Prince George's County, Maryland, m. THELMA ARVILLE SPRINKLE.
    8. RAY J. CASTLE, b. April 6, 1913, Lawrence County, Kentucky, d. May 24, 1987, Jackson, Duval County, Florida.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ray Castle was born April 6, 1913 in Lawrence County to Leander Pennington.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ray Castle was born April 6, 1913, and died in May of 1987. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Jackson, Duval County, Florida.
      According to Florida death record transcripts, Ray J. Castle was born April 6, 1913, and died May 24, 1987 in Duval County at the age of 74.
    9. MARY E. CASTLE, b. August 2, 1915, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 12, 1983, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown first name) CONLEY, m. (2) (unknown first name) MABRY.
      Notes: Mary Castle's name is listed as Mary Conley in her mother's obituary in 1951, as Mary Mabry in her brother James' obituary in 1969, and as Mary Marby in her sister Martha's obituary in 1973.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary E. Castle was born August 2, 1915 in Johnson County to Leander Pennington.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mary Mabry was born August 2, 1915, and died in December of 1983. She received her Social Security card in 1951-1952 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mary C. Mabry died December 12, 1983 in Greenup County at the age of 68. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.
    10. CHARLES CASTLE, b. March 15, 1918, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 6, 1941, Fort Custer, Michigan, buried in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charlie C. Castle was born March 15, 1918 in Johnson County to Leaner Curtis.
      His obituary, found on the obituary page of the Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website): "Charles Castle, 23, Dies At Fort Custer, Michigan The body of a county youth, Charles Castle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chilt Castle, Van Lear, was shipped to the Paintsville Furniture Company for burial last Friday. Young Castle was a soldier in the U. S. Army stationed at Fort Custer, Mich. He died following an operation for appendicitis performed three days previous. Young Castle was 23 years old and had enlisted in the Army at Paintsville three months ago. Besides his parents he is survived by several brothers and sisters. Funeral services were conducted at the home of a sister, Mrs. Jim King, Van Lear, Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial was made in the Van Lear Cemetery in charge of the Paintsville Furniture Co. Note: This cemetery is also known as the 'Clubhouse Cemetery'."
      According to Michigan death record transcripts, Charley Castle was born March 15, 1918 in Kentucky, died May 6, 1941 in Fort Custer at the age of 23, and was buried in Van Lear Cemetery in Van Lear, Kentucky. He was a soldier, single, and his father is listed as Chilt Castle.
    11. JAMES CASTLE, b. January 2, 1922, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 7, 1969, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GENEVA STURGILL, December 3, 1938.
      Notes: According to his obituary, James Castle (age 47), son of the late Chilt and Belle Curtis Castle, was a resident of Columbus, Ohio, at the time of his death. He was born January 2, 1922 in Johnson County, died May 7, 1969 in Cincinnati, and was buried in Salyer Cemetery in Barnetts Creek. He was survived by his wife, Geneva Sturgill Castle, whom he married on December 3, 1938; 5 sons, Charles Castle (of Raymond, Ohio), James D. Castle (Seattle, West Virginia), Billy Castle (Columbus), Doyle Castle (Columbus), and Donnie Ray Castle (Columbus); 5 daughters, Patty Rayan (Columbus), Sharlette Gilpin (Columbus), Libby Castle (Columbus), Debbie Castle (Columbus), and Mary Ellen Mesler (Panama Canal Zone); 5 brothers, Jayole Castle (Staffordsville), John Castle (Red Bush), Wayne Castle (Catlettsburg), Lundy Castle (Brandywine, Maryland), and Ray Castle (Jacksonville, Florida); 3 sisters, Martha King (Van Lear), Golda Castle (Thealka), and Mary Mabry (Ault); and 3 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    12. FREDRICK CASTLE, b. 1925, Kentucky.







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