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MADGE HAMILTON, daughter of MARY ANN CURTIS and ZEPHINIAH "JEFF" HAMILTON, was born November 23, 1899 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 22, 1992, and is buried in Hamilton Cemetery in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky. She met ELISHA ROBBINS. She married RUDOLPH HANSON.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Madge Hamilton was born November 23, 1900 in Johnson County to Mary Curtis. She was born in 1899, as is shown by the 1900 census.

A photo of her headstone found on bobbystuff.com shows that Madge Hamilton lived from November 23, 1900 to August 22, 1992, and was buried in Hamilton Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky.

On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 58-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), Zephaniah Hamilton is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 35, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 52), Nevel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Agatha Robins (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 14 of the 1940 census for District 10-18 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1940), Madge Henson is listed as the head of the household forhouse #172, she's a hotel maid, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, and she's 39 years old. Also listed are Agatha Hansen (daughter, maid in a private home, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 18), and Jaquline Hansen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

    The child of MADGE HAMILTON and ELISHA ROBBINS is:

    1. AGATHA EASTER "SALLY" ROBBINS, b. April 16, 1922, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 27. 1998, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Morgan County, Kentucky, m. ROY E. BARNEY. He was b. July 15, 1917, d. July 17, 1995, buried in Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Agatha Hamilton was born April 16, 1922 in Johnson County to Madge Hamilton.
      A photo of their headstone found on bobbystuff.com shows that Agatha E. "Sally" Barney lived from April 16, 1922 to November 26, 1998, and was buried in Hamilton Cemetery in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Roy E. Barney lived from July 15, 1917 to July 17, 1995, and was buried in the same cemetery.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Agatha E. Barney was born April 16, 1922, and died November 27, 1998. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Louisiana, and her last place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Agatha Easter Robbins Barney was born April 16, 1922 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died November 27, 1998. Her name was listed as Agatha Easter Barney in January of 1943, and her parents are listed as Madge Hamilton and Elisha Robbins.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Agatha Barney died November 27, 1998 in Boyd County at the age of 76. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

    The child of MADGE HAMILTON and RUDOLPH HANSON is:

    1. EDITH JACQUELINE "JACKIE" HANS0N, b. June 16, 1929, Kentucky, d. March 18, 2004, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, buried in Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) LAYNE.
      Notes: A photo of her headstone found on bobbystuff.com shows that Edith J. Layne lived from June 16, 1929 to March 18, 2004, and was buried in Hamilton Cemetery in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Edith H. Layne was born June 16, 1929, and died March 18, 2004. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Edith Jacquline Hanson Layne was born June 16, 1929 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, and died March 18, 2004. Her name was listed as Edith Jacquline Hanson in July of 1944, as Edith Jac Layne in January of 1950, as Edith J. Hanson on January 4, 1977, as Edith H. Layne on June 8, 1979, and her parents are listed as Madge Hamilton and Rudolph Hanson.







FOSTER HAMILTON, son of MARY ANN CURTIS and ZEPHINIAH "JEFF" HAMILTON, was born March 16, 1904 in Kentucky, died March 29, 1973 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, and is buried in Hamilton Cemetery in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married BESSIE CANTRELL, daughter of NOAH CANTRELL and AMANDA MCKENZIE, about 1927. She was born May 17, 1908 in Kentucky, died January 6, 1975 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Hamilton Cemetery in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Foster Hamilton's grandmother and Bessie Cantrell's father were siblings.

Photos of their headstones found on bobbystuff.com shows that Foster Hamilton lived from 1904 to 1973, and was buried in Hamilton Cemetery in JohnsonCounty, Kentucky, and that Bessie Cantrell Hamilton lived from 1908 to 1975, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his obituary, Foster Hamilton (age 69), son of the late Jeff and Mary Curtis Hamilton, was a pipefitter and a resident of Red Bush. He died March 29, 1973 in Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, following an extended illness, and was buried in Hamilton Family Cemetery in Red Bush. He was survived by his wife, Bessie Cantrell Hamilton; 3 sons, Eulas Hamilton (of Ashland), Willis Hamilton (Cleveland, Ohio), and Noble Hamilton (Hillard, Ohio); 1 daughter, Mary Wheeler (Plain City, Ohio); 1 brother, Victor Hamilton (Ashland); and 3 sisters, Madge Hansen (Ashland), Verla Hamilton (Ashland), and Neva Hamilton (Ashland). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Foster Hamilton was born March 16, 1904, and died in March of 1973. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Foster Hamilton was born about 1904, and died March 29, 1973 in Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, at the age of 69. He was married at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bessie Hamilton was born May 17, 1908, and died in January of 1975. She received her Social Security card in 1967 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Bessie Hamilton was born about 1909, and died January 6, 1975 in Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 66. She was widowed and living in Delaware County at the time of her death.

On page 37 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1930), Foster Hamilton is listed as the head of the household for house #344, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Bessie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 29, age 21), Elisha (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Willis (son, born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 58-10 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), Foster Hamilton is listed as the head of the household for house #180, he's a laborer for the W.P.A. road construction project, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Bessie (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 32), Eulas (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Willis (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Noble E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Jeff Hamilton (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 78).

    The children of FOSTER HAMILTON and BESSIE CANTRELL are:

    1. EULAS HAMILTON, b. 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Eulis Hamilton was born in Johnson County to Bessie Cantrell.
    2. WILLIS HAMILTON, b. 1929, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Willis Hamilton was born in Johnson County to Bessie Cantrill.
    3. NOBLE E. HAMILTON, b. May 20, 1938, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 12, 2012, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DOTTIE WOODS, daughter of GERTRUDE MAY "GERTIE" ARMS and JOHN WOODS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Noble E. Hamilton was born May 20, 1938 in Johnson County to Bessie Cantrel.
      According to his obituary, Noble E. Hamilton Sr. (age 74), son of the late Foster and Bessie Cantrell Hamilton, was retired from Paul B. Hall Medical Center. He was born May 20, 1938 in Flat Gap, died September 12, 2012 at home in Flat Gap, and was buried in Hamilton Cemetery in Red Bush. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dottie Woods Hamilton. He was survived by 2 sons, Larry Hamilton (of Columbus, Ohio) and Noble Hamilton Jr. (Thealka); 4 daughters, Christi Burke (York, Pennsylvania), Denise Estep (Flat Gap), Patricia Harris (Flat Gap), and Pamela Jarrell (Columbus); 2 brothers, Eulas Hamilton (Ashland) and Willis Hamilton (Cleveland, Ohio); 1 sister, Mary Mandy Wheeler (Ostrander, Ohio); 17 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. MARY MANDA HAMILTON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) WHEELER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary M. Hamilton was born in Johnson County to Bessie Cantrill.







LOURANIE PENNINGTON CURTIS, daughter of CYNTHIA ELLEN "ELLEN" CANTRELL and JOHN PENNINGTON CURTIS, was born August 19, 1879 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died May 29, 1963 in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, and is buried in Camant-Fields Cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married JAMES HADEN "HADEN" FERGUSON, son of FERDINAND FERGUSON and MARGARET WILLIAMS, January 7, 1904 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born March 22, 1866 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died April 2, 1939 in Blaine, Lawrence County, Kentucky, and is buried in Camant-Fields Cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: James Haden Ferguson's 1st wife was Ida B. M. Certain.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Louranie Penington (b. Morgan County, father b. Morgan County, mother b. Johnson County, age 24) married James H. Ferguson II (b. Johnson County, father b. Virginia, mother b. Lawrence County, 2nd marriage, age 29) on January 7, 1904 in Johnson County.

According to his obituary, Noah Ferguson (age 75), son of Ferdinand and Margaret Williams Ferguson, was a resident of Flat Gap. He was born May 10, 1875 in Johnson County, died November 28, 1950 at the home of Donnie Seagraves, following an illness of several years, and was buried in the family cemetery in Flat Gap. He was survived by 1 brother, Alamander Ferguson (of Flat Gap); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Lydia Bailey (Portsmouth, Ohio) and Mrs. Malissa Jones (Columbus, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Louramey Ferguson [sic] lived from 1878 to May 29, 1963, and was buried in Camant-Fields Cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that James Haden Ferguson lived from March 20, 1847 to April 27, 1939, and was buried in the same cemetery. There is also a note that James was born in 1866 instead of the 1847 that's engraved on his headstone.

According to her death certificate, Lueraney Curtis Ferguson died May 29, 1963 in Louisa General Hospital in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, from acute pulmonary edema. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Morgan County, Kentucky, her birth date as August 19, 1878, her marital status as widowed, her usual place of residence as Blaine, Lawrence County, her parents as John Curtis and Ellen Cantrell, the informant as Hargis Ferguson of Blaine, and the burial place as Cammant Cemetery in Flat Gap, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Luerany Ferguson died May 29, 1963 in Lawrence County at the age of 84. She was living in Lawrence County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, James Haden Ferguson died April 2, 1939 in Blaine, Lawrence County, Kentucky, from old age. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, Kentucky, his birth date as March 22, 1866, his marital status as Ida Certain, his usual place of residence as Blaine, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Ferdindan Fergusin (b. Virginia) and Margurete Williams (b. Johnson County), the informant as Cosco Fergusin of Flat Gap, and the burial place as Flat Gap.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James H. Ferguson died April 9, 1939 in Lawrence County at the age of 73. He was living in Blair [Blaine] at the time of his death.

On pages 6 & 7 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 3 & 5, 1870), Ferdinand Ferguson is listed as the head of the household for house #39, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Margaret (born in Kentucky, age 27), Thomas M. (born in Kentucky, age 5), James H. (born in Kentucky, age 4), Lucas (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Alamander (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 27 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1880), Fernnand Fergerson is listed as the head of the household for house #228, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Marget (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Thomas M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), James H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Luke (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Alamander (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Suze F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Marry A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Noah (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Lydia M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Catharin (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Malissa (daughter, born in February of 1880 in Kentucky, age 5 months).

On page 75 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 29, 1900), Hayden Fergurson is listed as the head of the household for house #513, he's a farmer, born in March of 1865 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Ida B. M. (wife, born in October of 1872 in Ohio, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, age 27), Alonzo (son, born in October of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Olie (daughter, born in February of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Cosco (son, born in July of 1899 in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On page 20 of the 1910 census for District 75 (Red Bush) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), James H. Ferguson is listed as the head of the household for house #152, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Louranie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 6 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 29), Lunda (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Lura (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Ollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Cossie (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), and Monnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 9, 1920), James H. Ferguson is listed as the head of the household for house #107, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Louranie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 39), Lunda (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Lura (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Mertie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Clide (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Vergil E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Luke Williams (uncle, single, not working, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 75). They're living next to Louranie's parents.

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 58-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Haden Ferguson is listed as the head of the household for house #55, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Lou (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 51), Myrtie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Clyde (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Ellwood (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Hargus (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 64-14 in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1940), Lue R. Ferguson is listed as the head of the household for house #27, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Lawrence County in 1935, she has a 6th grade education, and she's 62 years old. Also listed are Clyde (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 23), Elwood (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 21), Hargis (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Bulah Ferguson (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Lawrence County in 1935, 8th grade education, age 36), and Maxine L. Ferguson (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 months [hard to read]).

    The children of LOURANIE CURTIS and HADEN FERGUSON are:

    1. LUNDIE FERGUSON, b. April 7, 1905, Kentucky, d. February 1992.
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Lundy Ferguson was born April 7, 1905, and died in February of 1992. His parents are listed as Lorraine Curtis and Hade Ferguson.
    2. LURA FERGUSON, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    3. MERTIE FERGUSON, b. July 2, 1910, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 7, 2003, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, buried in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, m. NOAH N. WEST.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Mertie Ferguson West (age 93), daughter of the late James Hayden and Lou Raine Curtis Ferguson, was born July 2, 1910 in Johnson County, died September 7, 2003 at home in Louisa, and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery in Louisa. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Noah N. West. She was survived by 7 sons, Claude West (of Blaine, Kentucky), Floyd West (Blaine), Grover Eugene West (Louisa), Paul West (Louisa), Donald Ray West (Louisa), Eddie West (Louisa), and James Spencer West (Ceredo, West Virginia); 4 daughters, Leatrice Kelly (Cannonsburg), Edith Walker (Louisa), Josephine Perry (Louisa), and Lana Wright (Springfield, Ohio); 29 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. CLYDE FERGUSON, b. 1916, Kentucky, m. BEULAH (unknown last name). She was b. 1904, Kentucky.
    5. VIRGIL ELWOOD FERGUSON, b. 1919, Kentucky.
    6. HARGIS FERGUSON, b. 1922, Kentucky.







THOMAS JEFFERSON CONLEY, son of EZEKIEL CONLEY and ELIZABETH H. "PATSY" SKAGGS, was born March 3, 1868 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 16, 1938 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Elkhorn, Morgan County, Kentucky. He married (1) MAHALA HALL, daughter of SQUIRE HALL and EVALINE H. ALLEY, September 13, 1889 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born about 1866 in Kentucky, and died before 1900. He married (2) NANCY EMMALINE WRIGHT, daughter of WILLIAM JASPER "JASPER" WRIGHT and SYNDUSTA "CINDY" YATES, March 6, 1901 in Morgan County. She was born about 1873 in Virginia, died before 1910, and is buried in Jasper Wright Cemetery in Upper Sandlick, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Nancy Emmaline Wright was the sister of Noah Morgan "Morgan" Wright, Jeremiah Wright, Sanders J. "Sank" Wright, Minira "Minnie" Wright, and Noah Morgan "Morgan" Wright.

According to Kentucky birth records, David Hall was born December 7, 1875 in Floyd County to Squire Hall (b. Floyd County) and Evaline Ally (b. Floyd County), and Hulda Hall was born December 21, 1878 in Floyd County to Squire Hall (b. Floyd County) and Evaline H. Alley (b. Floyd County).

According to Kentucky marriage records, Thomas J. Conley married Mahaley Hall on September 13, 1889 in Morgan County at the home of Squire Hall. The witnesses were Henry Roseberry and William Hutchinson, and the minister was Joshua Oliver.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Thomas J. Conley (farmer, b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, 2nd marriage, age 35) married Nancy E. Wright (b. Virginia, parents b. Virginia, 1st marriage, age 28) on March 6, 1901 in Morgan County.

According to his death certificate, Thomas Jefferson Conley died June 16, 1938 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, from pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as March 3, 1868, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Ezekiel Conley (b. Kentucky) and M. Skaggs (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. William J. Corrigan, and the burial place as Elkhorn, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Thomas J. Conley died June 16, 1938 in Jefferson County at the age of 70.

A photo of her headstone found on bobbystuff.com shows that Emmaline Conley was buried in Jasper Wright Cemetery in Upper Sandlick, Morgan County, Kentucky.

On page 3 of the 1870 census for Precinct 8 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 24, 1870), Squire Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #19, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Evaline (born in Kentucky, age 26), Mahala (born in Kentucky, age 3), Andrew Kidd (born in Kentucky, age 8), Gilbert Hall (born in Kentucky, age 1 month), and Robert Hall (born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 17 of the 1880 census for District 114 (Christie Creek) in Rowan County, Kentucky (dated June 1880), Squire Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #404, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 34), Andrew (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), Mahala (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), Gilbert (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Rebecca (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), David (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Milligan (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 25 of the 1900 census for District 19 (Little Fork) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), Squire Hall [hard to read the "Squire"] is listed as the head of the household for family #212 in house #211, he's a farmer, born in August of 1845 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 32 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Evline (wife, born in June of 1842 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, married for 32 years, age 57), William (son, born in July of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Thomas Conley (head of the household for family #214 in the same house, farm laborer, widowed, born in March of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), David H. (son, born in January of 1892 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), Laura B. (daughter, born in October of 1893 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), Lora E. (daughter, born in November of 1895 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4), Elizabeth (daughter, born in September of 1896 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3), and Squire (son, born in October of 1899 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

On page 11 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 6, 1900)), William Wright is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a farmer, born in May of 1850 in Virginia, parents born in North Carolina, married for 22 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Sindusty (wife, born in August of 1857 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 22 years, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 42), Nancy E. (daughter, single, does housework, born in June of 1873 in Virginia, age 26), Noah M. (son, single, farm laborer, born in April of 1879 in Virginia, age 21), Polla C. (daughter, born in October of 1880 in Virginia, age 19), Jerry M. (son, born in October of 1882 in Virginia, age 17), Sarah C. (daughter, born in February of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Sandres (son, born in September of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Martha A. (daughter, born in July of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), and Minira (daughter, born in January of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 118 (Elkhorn) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated January 7, 1920), Thomas J. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #78, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Lora E. Conley (daughter, married, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Elizabeth (daughter, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), Ollie C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 17), ReBecca [sic] (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 13), Estell (son, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 11), Cora B. Conley (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Arson Potter (son-in-law, widowed, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Thomas J. Potter (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4), Martha I. Potter (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1), and Arson A. Wright (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 24 of the 1930 census for District 10-7 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Paris Stiltner is listed as the head of the household for house #209, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, first married at age 18, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 32), Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Ruby (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 2 months), Anna B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 1 month), and Thomas J. Conley (father-in-law, farm laborer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 62). They are living next to Elizabeth's half-sister, Rebecca.

    The children of THOMAS CONLEY and MAHALA HALL are:

    1. DAVID H. CONLEY, b. January 1892, Kentucky.
    2. LAURA B. CONLEY, b. October 1893, Kentucky, d. September 29, 1919, Pike County, Kentucky, m. ARSON POTTER. He was b. 1893, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Laura Conley Potter died September 29, 1919 in Pike County from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as 1894, her age as 25, her marital status as married, her father as T. J. Conley (b. Kentucky), her mother's maiden name as unknown, and the informant as Johnny Salyer of Praise, Kentucky.
    3. LORA E. CONLEY, b. November 1895, Kentucky.
    4. ELIZABETH CONLEY, b. September 1896, Kentucky, m. PARIS STILTNER. He was b. 1891, Virginia.
    5. SQUIRE CONLEY, b. September 17, 1899, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. May 3, 1943, Praise, Pike County, Kentucky, buried in Elkhorn City, Pike County, Kentucky, m. ROSA SLONE.

    The children of THOMAS CONLEY and NANCY WRIGHT are:

    1. OLLIE C. CONLEY, b. 1903, Kentucky.
    2. REBECCA CONLEY, b. 1907, Kentucky, m. FELIX IRICK.
    3. ESTILL CONLEY, b. 1909, Kentucky.

    (This information comes from Marthann Kohl-Fuhs and other sources)







SQUIRE CONLEY, son of THOMAS JEFFERSON CONLEY and MAHALA HALL, was born September 17, 1899 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, died May 3, 1943 in Praise, Pike County, Kentucky, and is buried in Elkhorn City Cemetery in Elkhorn City, Pike County, Kentucky. He married ROSA SLONE, daughter of MORGAN SLONE and ELIZA ANN SALYERS, about 1920. She was born February 10, 1897 in Kentucky, died October 9, 1974 in Pike County, Kentucky, and is buried in Elkhorn City Cemetery in Elkhorn City, Pike County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to their marriage certificate, Morgan Slone married Lisa Ann Salyers on February 3, 1883 in Pike County.

According to his death certificate, Morgan Slone died April 2, 1924 in Pike County, Kentucky, from pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as March 4, 1961, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as farmer, his parents as John Slone (b. Virginia) and Sarah Ratliff (b. Virginia), and the informant as Howard Slone of Praise, Kentucky.

According to his death certificate, Squire Conley died May 3, 1943 in Praise, Pike County, Kentucky, from an acute heart attack. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Ashland, Kentucky, his age as 41, his marital status as married, his wife as Rosa Conley (age 40), his usual place of residence as Praise, his occupation as farmer, his father as T. J. Conley (b. Kentucky), his mother's maiden name as "Haley ?" (b. unknown), the informant as J. H. Stiltner of Praise, and the burial place as Praise.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Squire Conley died May 3, 1943 in Pike County at the age of 41. He was living in Pike County at the time of his death.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Rosie Conley died October 9, 1974 in Pike County at the age of 75. She was living in Pike County at the time of his death.

On page 22 of the 1900 census for District 88 (Lower Elkhorn) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), Morgan Slone is listed as the head of the household for house #181, he's a farmer, born in April of 1862 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Eliza A. (wife, born in April of 1866 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 34), Basil (son, born in November of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), Martha J. (daughter, born in October of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Cara E. (daughter, born in December of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Rachel L. (daughter, born in August of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), William E. (son, born in December of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Rosa (daughter, born in February of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and James H. (son, born in April of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 29 of the 1910 census for District 184 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), Morgan Slone is listed as the head of the household for house #242, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Ireland, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 26 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Liza A. (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 46), Basil (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 26), Elbert (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Rachel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Rosa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Howard (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Delpha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 118 (Elkhorn) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1920), Morgan Sloan is listed as the head of the household for house #32, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in the United States, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Rosie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Howard (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Delphia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16).

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 98-32 (Elkhorn City) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Squire Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #36, he's a laborer in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 29), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Ella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Otis (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 3 months).

On page 27 of the 1940 census for District 98-45 in Pike County, Kentucky (dated May 16, 1940), Squire Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #237, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, he'e living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Rosie (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 43), Ella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Otis (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Edith (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Jeanet (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of SQUIRE CONLEY and ROSA SLONE are:

    1. HAZEL CONLEY, b. June 19, 1921, Pike County, Kentucky, d. June 16, 1997, Elkhorn City, Pike County, Kentucky, m. (1) JAMES CANTRELL, 1939. She m. (2) (unknown first name) STILTNER.
      Notes: According to her obituary found online, Hazel Conley Cantrell, daughter of the late Squire and Rosa Slone Conley, was born June 19, 1921, and died June 16, 1997. She married James Cantrell in 1939, and they had 3 children, Fay Ann Elkins (of Elkhorn City), James Cantrell Jr. (Pikeville), and Randy Cantrell (Elkhorn City). She had 1 brother, Otis Conley (deceased); and 3 sisters, Ella Sifers (deceased), Edith Cantrell (Elkhorn City), and Jeanette Elswick (Elkhorn City).
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Hazel Stiltner was born June 19, 1921, and died June 16, 1997. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Elkhorn City, Pike County, Kentucky.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Hazel Conley Cantrell Stiltner was born June 19, 1921 in Pike County, Kentucky, and died June 16, 1997. Her name was listed as Hazel Cantrell on November 10, 1972, as Hazel Stilther on March 9, 1979, as Hazel Stiltner on July 22, 1997, and her parents are listed as Squire Conley and Rosa Slone.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Hazel C. Stiltner died June 16, 1997 in Elkhorn City at the age of 75. She was living in Pike County at the time of her death.
    2. ELLA MARIE CONLEY, b. November 5, 1923, Elkhorn City, Pike County, Kentucky, d. March 13, 1988, Pike County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown first name) WRIGHT, m. (2) (unknown firat name) SIFERS.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ella Sifers was born November 5, 1923, and died March 13, 1988. She received her Social Security card in 1970 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Elkhorn City, Pike County, Kentucky.
      According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Ella Conley Wright Sifers was born November 5, 1923 in Elkhorn City, Pike County, Kentucky, and died March 13, 1988. Her name was listed as Ella Conley Wright in August of 1970, as Ella Marie Sifers on September 25, 1984, and her parents are listed as Squire Conley and Rosa Slone.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ella M. Sifers died March 13, 1988 in Pike County at the age of 64. She was living in Pike County at the time of her death.
    3. OTIS CLAYTON CONLEY, b. December 31, 1926, Pike County, Kentucky, d. February 10, 1996, Elkhorn City, Pike County, Kentucky, m. ANNA RAY MULLINS.
    4. EDITH J. CONLEY, b. 1931, Pike County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) CANTRELL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Edith J. Conley was born in Pike County to Kasa Slone.
    5. JEANETTE CONLEY, b. 1936, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ELSWICK.

    (This information comes from Marthann Kohl-Fuhs and other sources)







OTIS CLAYTON CONLEY, son of SQUIRE CONLEY and ROSA SLONE, was born December 31, 1926 in Pike County, Kentucky, and died February 10, 1996 in Elkhorn City, Pike County, Kentucky. He married ANNA RAY MULLINS.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Otis C. Conley was born December 31, 1926 in Pike County to Rosa Slone.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Otis C. Conley was born December 31, 1926, and died February 10, 1996. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Elkhorn City, Pike County.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Otis C. Conley died February 10, 1996 in Pike County at the age of 69. He was living in Pike County at the time of his death.

    The children of OTIS CONLEY and ANNA MULLINS are:

    1. RONNIE CLAYTON "RHINESTONE" CONLEY, b. November 2, 1948, Pike County, Kentucky, d. January 28, 2017, buried in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky.
    2. GRETHEL LYNN CONLEY, b. Pike County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) THACKER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Grethel Lynn Conley was born in Pike County to Anna R. Mullins.
    3. JIMMY DEAN CONLEY, b. Pike County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jimmy Dean Conley was born in Pike County to Anara Mullins.
    4. ANNA MAE CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) SWINEY.
    5. WANDA CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) MURPHY.
    6. CONNIE CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) BARTON.
    7. ROSA CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) MEADE.
    8. BILL CONLEY.

    (This information comes from Marthann Kohl-Fuhs and other sources)







RONNIE CLAYTON "RHINESTONE" CONLEY, son of OTIS CLAYTON CONLEY and ANNA RAY MULLINS, was born November 2, 1948 in Pike County, Kentucky, died January 28, 2017, and is buried in Ratliff Cemetery in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky. He married SHARON KAY MURPHY. He married (2) JANITH STANDIFER. He met (3) AUDREY (unknown last name).

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ronnie C. Conley was born November 2, 1948 in Pike County to Anna Mullins.

His obituary, found online:

     Ronnie “Rhinestone” Conley, 68 of Elkhorn City, KY passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Pikeville Medical Center. He was the son of the late Otis Clayton and Anna Rae Mullins Conley. Before retiring he drove a truck for S T and T Trucking Company and also served in the armed forces. Rhinestone is survived by his loving companion, Audrey, 4 daughters; Rhonda Biddle, Kellie Carlisle, Carrie Ann Conley and Jessica Lawson; brothers; Bill and Jim Conley, sisters; Anna Mae Swiney, Wanda Murphy, Connie Barton, Rosa Meade and Gret Thacker, 3 grandchildren and 4 step grandchildren. Services will be held Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017 12:00 from the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with Bill Conley and Jimmy Adkins officiating. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM on Sunday. Burial will follow in the Ratliff Cemetery at Draffin, KY.

    The children of RHINESTONE CONLEY and (unknown) are:

    1. RHONDA CONLEY, m. (1) RONALD ROGERS, m. (unknown first name) BIDDLE.
    2. KELLIE CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) CARLISLE.
    3. CARRIE ANN CONLEY.
    4. JESSICA CONLEY, m. (unknown first name) LAWSON.

    (This information comes from Marthann Kohl-Fuhs and other sources)







RHONDA CONLEY, daughter of RONNIE CLAYTON "RHINESTONE" CONLEY and SHARON KAY MURPHY, married (1) RONALD ROGERS. She married (2) (unknown first name) BIDDLE.

    The child of RHONDA CONLEY and RONALD ROGERS is:

    1. RONNIE ROGERS.

    (This information comes from Marthann Kohl-Fuhs and other sources)







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