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WILLA MAE CONLEY, daughter of GRANVILLE E. CONLEY and SARAH JANE TAYLOR, was born August 17, 1911 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died August 7, 1988 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. She married (1) JOHNNY R. WELCH. He died March 21, 1939 in Scioto County, Ohio. She married (2) NEWTON CHARLES COOPER, son of WILLIAM GRANT COOPER and MARTHA ELLA SISSEL. He was born June 23, 1923 in Scioto County, Ohio, died March 17, 2004 in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Scioto Burial Park in McDermott, Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 539 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Newton Cooper was a U. S. Army veteran.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Willa Conley was born August 17, 1911 in Johnson County to Sarrole Taylor.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Willa Cooper was born August 17, 1911, and died August 7, 1988. Her last place of residence was in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Willa M. Cooper was born about 1912 in Kentucky, and died August 7, 1988 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 76. She was a school cook and was married at the time of her death.

According to Ohio death records, John Welch died March 21, 1939 in Scioto County.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Newton Cooper was born June 23, 1923, and died March 17, 2004. His last place of residence was in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Newton Charles Cooper was born June 23, 1923 in Ohio, and died March 17, 2004 in a nursing home in Ohio at the age of 80. His father's surname is listed as Cooper, his mother's maiden name as Sissel, and he was living in Scioto County, Ohio, and widowed at the time of his death.

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 73-24 (Washington Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 1930), Charles Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #39, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Emma (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 26), Ival (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Ila (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 9 months), Ruth (daughter, born in Ohio, age 1 year 4 months), Sarah Conley (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 64), and Willie (sister, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 87 of the 1930 census for District 73-39 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated May 9, 1930), Ella Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #817, she's not working, widowed, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, and she's 30 years old. Also listed are Blanche (daughter, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 11), Homer (son, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 10), Marcella (daughter, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 8), Newton (son, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 6), Geneva (daughter, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 5), Nellie Cooper (sister-in-law, married, not working, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at 20, age 22), and Fred Ward (lodger, widowed, laborer in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 34).

On page 23 of the 1940 census for District 73-27 (Bertha) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 13, 1940), Sarah J. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #217, she's widowed, born in Virginia, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, she has a 4th grade education, and she's 73 years old. Also listed are Willa Welsh (daughter, widowed, housekeeper for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 37), James Welsh (grandson, born in Ohio, age 1), and John R. (grandson, born in Ohio, age 6 months).

    The children of WILLA CONLEY and JOHNNY WELCH are:

    1. JAMES OSCAR WELCH, b. 1938, Ohio, m. GAIL LOUISE (unknown last name).
    2. JOHNNY RICHARD WELCH, b. 1939, Ohio, m. (1) ROSETTA MCNEIL, m. (2) ROSANNE (unknown last name).

    (This information comes from Amy Copley Zabaga and other sources)







JAMES P. BLANTON, son of CLARINDA SALYER and PLEASANT BLANTON, was born April 30, 1856 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 19, 1942 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married SARAH FRANCIS SPRADLIN, daughter of MICHAEL SPRADLIN and ELIZABETH SHAVER, April 25, 1879 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in May of 1858 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died before 1920.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, James P. Blanton, son of Pleasant and Clarinda Blanton, was born April 30, 1856 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky birth records, Sarah F. Spradlin, daughter of Michael Spradlin and Elizabeth Shaver, was born in 1858 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James P. Blanton (age 22) married Sarah F. Spradlin (age 20) on April 25, 1879 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, James P. Blanton died September 19, 1942 in rural Johnson County, Kentucky, from arterial sclerosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as April 30, his marital status as widowed, his parents as Pleasant Blanton (b. Kentucky) and Frances Spradlin (b. Kentucky), the informant as John D. Blanton of Oil Springs, and the burial place as Oil Springs.

According to his obituary, James P. Blanton (age 86), son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Pleasant Blanton, was born and reared in Oil Springs, and died September 19, 1942 at home in Oil Springs from old age. He was survived by 3 sons, John D. Blanton (of Owensboro), Jim Blanton (Oil Springs), and George B. Blanton (Oil Springs); and 4 daughters, Mrs. Cora Brown (Riceville), Mrs. Dora Blair (Asa Creek), Mrs. Josie Litteral (Catlettsburg), and Flora Arms (Detroit, Michigan). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James P. Blanton died September 19, 1942 in Johnson County at the age of 86. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 8 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1880), James P. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #44, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Sarah F. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), and Cora E. (daughter, born in February of 1880 in Kentucky, age 3 months). They are living close to James' sister Emily, his parents, and other family members.

On page 35 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), James P. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #297, he's a farmer, born in April of 1856 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 21 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Sarah F. (wife, born in May of 1858 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in North Carolina, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 42), John H. [hard to read] (son, born in November of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), Nora E. (daughter, born in April of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), James [unreadable middle initial] (son, born in July of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Dora (daughter, born in October of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Sherman H. (son, born in January of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Dosia (daughter, born in June of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), and Josie (daughter, born in July of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2). Daughter Cora and her family are also living in the same house, and they are living next to James' brother-in-law, William Russell Caudill, and his family.

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 70 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), J. P. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #64, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 32 [34?] years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 9 are still living, age 51), Docia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Josie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Florie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and George (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 16 & 17, 1920), James P. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Frank Arms (son-in-law, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Flora Arms (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), and Guy Arms (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1 year 9 months).

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Georg B. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Rischa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 21), Kathline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11 [mistake?]), Jewell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 8 months), Kennie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 4 months [hard to read]), and James B. (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 73). They are living close to George's sister Flora.

On page 19 of the 1940 census for District 58-9 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1940), James Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #138, he's a miner, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Zora (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 45), Vergie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 24), Dollie (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 21), Zullia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Bulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Billie Ray (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Joe Ann (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and James P. (father, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, no formal education, age 83).

    The children of JAMES BLANTON and SARAH SPRADLIN are:

    1. CORA E. BLANTON, b. February 11, 1880, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 25, 1948, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Riceville, Johnson County,Kentucky, m. JOHN WESLEY "WESLEY" BROWN.
    2. JOHN D. BLANTON, b. November 17, 1881, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 5, 1963, Daviess County, Kentucky, met DELILA P. "LILA" BROWN, m. MINTIE BLANTON.
    3. NORA E. BLANTON, b. April 13, 1884, Kentucky, d. October 4, 1917, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM MATHEW WHITT.
    4. JAMES T. BLANTON, b. July 13, 1887, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 27, 1963, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) DORA (unknown last name), m. (2) ZORA GIBSON.
    5. DORA C. BLANTON, b. November 11, 1899, Kentucky, d. June 3, 1951, Asa, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Asa, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. VERNER BLAIR.
    6. SHERMAN H. BLANTON, b. January 1892, Kentucky.
    7. DOSHIA BLANTON, b. June 1893, Kentucky, m. BEVERLY MARCUS MAY.
    8. JOSIE BLANTON, b. July 1897, Kentucky, d. March 2, 1969, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. HENRY BRUCE "BRUCE" LITTERAL.
    9. FLORA FRANCES BLANTON, b. October 25, 1900, Ballot, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 11, 1972, Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana, buried in Silver Lake, Kosciusko County, Indiana, m. JAMES FRANKLIN "FRANK" ARMES.
    10. GEORGE B. BLANTON, b. July 6, 1903, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 14, 1980, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RUSHIA JACKSON.

    (This information comes from Dee Armes Smith and other sources)







JAMES MILLARD, son of JANET LOUISE DANIELS and BENJAMIN MILLARD.

    The child of JAMES MILLARD and (unknown) is:

    1. AUSTIN TAYLOR MILLARD.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn)







JOHN J. PACE, son of ELIZABETH SALYER and MATTHEW C. PACE, was born June 7, 1869 in Kentucky, died December 18, 1930 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married MARY M. "MOLLIE" BAILEY, daughter of ENOCH M. BAILEY and CHARLOTTE POWERS, about 1894. She was born April 16, 1875 in Kentucky, died June 5, 1938 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 181 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Enoch M. Bailey was the brother of Nancy Jane Bailey, Alexander Bailey, John Quincy Adams Bailey, and Narcissus Bailey, 2nd wife of Gilbert Adams.

In this family there is a 1 year old boy named Archie the 1910 census. In 1920 there is nobody named Archie but there is an 11 year old named John W. In 1930 there is a 21 year old son named Wallis. It's unknown where the name Archie came from, but these 3 will all be listed as the same son - John Wallace.

According to his death certificate, John J. Pace died December 18, 1930 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from Brights disease and valvular heart disease. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as June 7, 1869, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Matthew Pace (b. Kentucky) and Elizabeth Salyers (b. Kentucky), the informant as C. F. Pace of Paintsville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Conley, Kentucky.

According to his obituary found on the obituary page of the Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website:

"J. J. Pace, age 60, one of the most prominent citizens of Magoffin County, died at the home of his son, C. F. Pace, in Paintsville last Thursday night. Mr. Pace has been in ill health for more than a year. A few days before his death his condition became worse and he came to Paintsville to receive treatment at a local hospital. He died suddenly at the home of his son from acute heart disease brought about by poisoning of his system from Bright’s disease from which he was a sufferer. Mr. Pace is survived by his widow and a number of children, including C. F. Pace of Paintsville. Mrs. Pace is a sister of Judge J. F. Bailey of Paintsville. The body was taken to Magoffin county for burial in the home burial grounds."

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John J. Pace died December 18, 1930 in Johnson County at the age of 61.

According to her death certificate, Mollie Bailey Pace died June 5, 1938 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from coronary occlusion and had just recovered from lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as April 16, 1875, her marital status as widowed, her husband as John J. Pace, her parents as Enoch M. Bailey (b. Kentucky) and Charlotte Powers (b. Kentucky), the informant as C. F. Pace of Paintsville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Conley, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mollie Pace died June 5, 1938 in Johnson County at the age of 63. She was living in Paintsville at the time of her death.

On page 6 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Precinct 1 - Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 3, 1880), Mary "Mollie" Bailey is found living with her parents in the home of her grandparents. Wallas Bailey [Wallace W. Bailey] is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 77 years old. Also listed are Marry (wife, born in Kentucky, age 72), James F. (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 8), Enoch (son, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 31), Charlott (wife, born in Kentucky, age 30), and Marry M. (daughter [granddaughter], born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 61 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 30, 1900), John J. Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #528, he's a farmer, born in June of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Mary M. (wife, born in April of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 23), Tressie [hard to read] (daughter, born in December of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Versie (daughter, born in July of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Clifford (son, born in May of 1900 in Kentucky, age 1 month).

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), John J. Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #9, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Mollie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 34), Cassie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Versie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Clifford (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Thomas (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Archie (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 12, 1920), John J. Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #44, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Mollie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 43), Tressie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 24), Vera (daughter, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 22), Clifford (son, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 19), Tommy (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and John W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 20 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1920), John Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #196, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Mollie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 54), Thomas (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), and Wallis (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 21). They are living close to John's brother Taylor.

    The children of JOHN PACE and MOLLIE BAILEY are:

    1. TRESSIE PACE, b. December 1894, Kentucky (deceased).
      Notes: According to her brother Clifford's obituary, Tressie Pace died in an automobile accident while travelling from Oklahoma City to Paintsville to attend her mother's funeral.
    2. VERSA E. PACE, b. July 5, 1897, Kentucky, d. November 29, 1983, Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, m. NOLLIE LEE CECIL.
    3. CLIFFORD FRANKLIN PACE, b. May 1, 1900, Kentucky, d. March 5, 1942, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. SALLY VAUGHAN.
    4. THOMAS PACE, b. 1907, Kentucky.
    5. JOHN WALLACE PACE, b. 1909, Kentucky.







ALBERT PACE, son of ELIZABETH SALYER and MATTHEW C. PACE, was born April 16, 1870 in Kentucky, died April 23, 1923 in Bear Tree, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Mathie Pace Cemetery in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married (1) MARY ELLEN "ELLEN" CRACE, daughter of HENRY CRACE and SERILDA FRANCES STONE, January 28, 1892 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born January 6, 1874 in Kentucky, died April 5, 1899, and is buried in Crace Cemetery in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married (2) FANNIE LOU CONLEY, daughter of JAMES A. CONLEY and LINNIE SUSAN B. MUSIC, 1901 in Kentucky. She was born October 29, 1882 in Bonanza, Floyd County, Kentucky, died March 18, 1956 in Minford, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Bennett Cemetery in Minford, Scioto County, Ohio. Fannie Lou Conley married (1) (unknown first name) MALONE. She married (3) WILLIAM COTTLE, before 1930. He was born in 1854 in Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 181 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Albert Pace married Ellen Crace January 28, 1892 in Magoffin County.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photos of their headstones (photo 2) (photo 3) (photo 4) shows that Albert Pace lived from April 16, 1874 to April 10, 1923, and was buried in Mathie Pace Cemetery in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, that Mary E. Pace, "Wife of ALBERT PACE," lived from January 6, 1874 to April 5, 1899, was buried in Crace Cemetery in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, that Fannie L. Pace Cottle Malone lived from 1883 to 1956, and was buried in Bennett Cemetery in Minford, Scioto County, Ohio, and that Bennie Pace, "Son of ALBERT & MARY PACE," was born and died on April 3, 1899, and was buried in Crace Cemetery in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

On pages 61 & 62 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 30, 1900), Albert is found widowed and living with his mother-in-law. Sarilda Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #531, she's a farmer, widowed, born in June of 1850 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 9 are still living, and she's 50 years old. Also listed are U. Grant (son, single, farmer, born in August of 1878 in Kentucky, age 21), Leonard (son, farm laborer, born in April of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), William (son, born in June of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Amanda (daughter, born in January of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Samantha (daughter, born in December of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8), Albert Pace (son-in-law, widowed, dry good merchant, born in April of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), Gracie (granddaughter, born in November of 1892 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), George Spradlin (boarder, widowed, house carpenter, born in July of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 31), and John Hackworth (boarder, born in October of 1892 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), Albert Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 9 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Fannie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 36), Grace (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Verle (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Pearl (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Dora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Kermit (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 month), and Elisabeth (mother, marital status is blank, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 72). They are living next to Albert's brother Taylor.

On pages 7 & 8 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 13 & 14, 1920), Albert Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #66, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Fannie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Vera (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Pearl (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Dora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Challie (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Alberta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 1 month), and Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 9 months). They are still living next to Albert's brother Taylor.

On page 28 of the 1930 census for District 73-10 (Harrison Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 23, 1930), Fannie is found living with her third husband. William Cottle is listed as the head of the household for house #282, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at age 20, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Fanny L. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, first married at 17, age 46), Vearl Pace (step-son, divorced, laborer in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 28), Charles Pace (step-son, laborer for the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), Alverta Pace (step-daughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Sarah J. Pace (step-daughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Marie Pace (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Bessie Pace (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 26 of the 1940 census for District 73-7 (Harrison Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 25, 1940), William Cottle is listed as the head of the household for house #256, he's not working, born in Ohio, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 75 years old. Also listed is Fannie L. (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 56).

    The children of ALBERT PACE and ELLEN CRACE are:

    1. GRACE PACE, b. November 18, 1892, Kentucky, d. August 31, 1982, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, buried in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. JAMES RILEY "RILEY" ATKINS.
    2. BENNIE PACE, b. April 3, 1899, d. April 3, 1899, buried in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

    The children of ALBERT PACE and FANNIE CONLEY are:

    1. VEARL RICHMOND PACE, b. February 21, 1902, Kentucky, d. October 28, 1987, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, buried in Franklin Furnace, Scioto County, Ohio, m. (1) ALTA BROWN, m. (2) BEATRICE I. DRAKE.
    2. PEARL MARGARET PACE, b. January 25, 1904, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. June 24, 1996, Sciotodale, Scioto County, Ohio, buried in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio, m. BOYD BAILEY.
    3. DORA ELLEN PACE, b. April 15, 1906, Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 27, 1991, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, buried in Minford, Scioto County, Ohio, m. CHARLES W. HAMMOND.
    4. KERMIT CHALLIE E. "CHALLIE" PACE, b. April 11, 1910, Kentucky, d. January 12, 1984, Geauga County, Ohio, buried in Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio, m. DIXIE MAE HUTCHINSON.
    5. ALBERTA MAE PACE, b. May 12, 1912, Alger, Hardin County, Ohio, d. November 22, 2002, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, m. JACK WILLIAMS.
    6. SARAH JANE PACE, b. March 10, 1915, Ohio, d. March 15, 2005, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, m. CLARENCE LEWIS MASON.
    7. TRESSIE MARIE PACE, b. April 11, 1917, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. June 18, 1993, m. (1) JOSEPH PAUL SPRIGGS, m. (2) HAROLD LEIST.
    8. BESSIE LOUISE PACE, b. May 7, 1920, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. CHARLES DANIELS.
    9. GEORGIE PACE (died young).

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







VEARL RICHMOND PACE, son of ALBERT PACE and FANNIE LOU CONLEY, was born February 21, 1902 in Kentucky, died October 28, 1987 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace, Scioto County, Ohio. He married (1) ALTA BROWN about 1923. They were divorced before 1930. He married (2) BEATRICE I. DRAKE, daughter of FRANK DRAKE and GOLDIE (unknown last name). She was born April 20, 1916, died January 30, 1963 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace, Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 181 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to U.S. Army enlistment records, Vearl Pace was a World War II veteran, enlisting August 13, 1942 in Fort Thomas Newport in Kentucky. He was living in Scioto County, Ohio, at the time.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Vearl and Beatrice Pace were both buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace, Scioto County, Ohio. No headstone photos are provided.

Vearl Pace's obituary, found on findagrave.com:

"A son of the late Albert and Fannie Lou Conley Pace, he was retired from the rod and wire department of Detroit Steel, Corp., a World War II Army Veteran and a member of Meade Pentecostal Church of Christ.

"Preceded in death by his wife Beatrice Drake Pace in 1963, he is survived by seven sons, James R. Pace of Akron, Elmer La Vaughn Pace of Orlando, FL; Richmond, Phillip, John and Mark Pace all of Wheelersburg, Rt. 1 and David Pace of Sciotoville, Rt. 2; 4 daughters, Christine Osborne of Lithonia, GA, Carol Buckle of Clarktown, Diane Whitley and Cindy Clements both of Wheelersburg, Rt. 1; six sisters, Pearl Bailey of Sciotodale, Alberta Williams of Sciotoville, Dora Hammond and Sarah Mason both of Wheelersburg, Bessie Daniels and Marie Leist both of Columbus; 30 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren."

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Vearl R. Pace was born February 21, 1902, and died October 28, 1987. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Vearl R. Pace was born about 1902 in Kentucky, and died October 28, 1987 in Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 85. He was widowed at the time of his death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Beatric I. Pace [sic] was born about 1917, and died January 30, 1963 in Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 46. She was married at the time of her death.

On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 7 (Jefferson Township) in Adams County, Ohio (dated January 13, 1920), Frank Drake is listed as the head of the household for house #92, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Goldie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Ralph (son, born in Ohio, age 5), Beatrice I. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 3), and Mery H. [Mary H.] (daughter, born in Ohio, age 1).

On page 28 of the 1930 census for District 73-10 (Harrison Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 23, 1930), William Cottle is listed as the head of the household for house #282, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at age 20, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Fanny L. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, first married at 17, age 46), Vearl Pace (step-son, divorced, laborer in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 28), Charles Pace (step-son, laborer for the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), Alverta Pace (step-daughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Sarah J. Pace (step-daughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Marie Pace (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Bessie Pace (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 8 of the 1930 census for District 1-13 (Oliver Township) in Adams County, Ohio (dated April 9, 1930), Frank Drake is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at 30, age 37), Delcie (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at 21, age 26), Betrice (daughter, born in Ohio, age 13), Merry H. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 11), and Loueeze [Louise] (daughter, born in Ohio, age 6).

On page 27 of the 1940 census for District 73-7 (Harrison Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 26, 1940), Vearl Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #276, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Beatrice (wife, born in Ohio, she was living in rural Adams County, Ohio, in 1935, 8th grade education, age 24), LeVaughn (son, born in Ohio, age 4), Verna Lou (daughter, born in Ohio, age 2), and Richmond (son, born in Ohio, age 0). Vearl's mother and step-father are in house #256.

    The child of VEARL PACE and ALTA BROWN is:

    1. JAMES ROBERT PACE, m. JENNY JAKUSHOW.

    The children of VEARL PACE and BEATRICE DRAKE are:

    1. ELMER LA VAUGHN PACE, b. 1936, Ohio, m. CINDY BOYKIN.
    2. VERNA LOU PACE, b. April 23, 1938, Ohio, d. June 18, 1983, m. STEPHEN MICHAEL STEWART.
    3. RICHMOND PACE, b. 1940, Ohio, m. (1) SONDRA JARVIS, m. (2) SANDRA MASTERS.
    4. PHILLIP RAY PACE, m. SHARON PIQUET.
    5. CHRISTINE PACE, m. JAMES ROBERT OBERLIN.
    6. CAROL JEAN PACE, m. RONALD BUCKLE.
    7. JOHN PACE, m. KATHY MCGUIRE.
    8. DIANA PACE, m. (1) BERLY NAPIER, m. (2) WAYNE WHITLEY.
    9. WAYNE FRANKLIN PACE, d. April 1973.
    10. MARK ANTHONY PACE, m. JEANNIE WHITE.
    11. CINDY JO PACE, m. KEITH CLEMONS.
    12. DAVID BENJAMIN PACE, m. (1) KITTY CURRY, m. (2) JOYCE ANN KENNEDY.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







CHARLES B. MILLARD, son of JANET LOUISE DANIELS and BENJAMIN MILLARD, married (1) GAIL LIEFLING. He married (2) MISSY DANKWORTH.

    The children of CHARLES MILLARD and GAIL LIEFLING are:

    1. ABBY MILLARD.
    2. ALEX MILLARD.
    3. ANDY MILLARD.

    The children of CHARLES MILLARD and MISSY DANKWORTH are:

    1. IAN MILLARD.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn)







DORA ELLEN PACE, daughter of ALBERT PACE and FANNIE LOU CONLEY, was born April 15, 1906 in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died May 27, 1991 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Bennett Cemetery in Minford, Scioto County, Ohio. She married CHARLES W. HAMMOND, son of CLAY HAMMOND and HARRIET PORTER, December 25, 1923 in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born December 30, 1901 in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died April 8, 1955, and is buried in Bennett Cemetery in Minford, Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 181 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to her obituary, Harriett Porter Hammond (age 90), daughter of the late Cummings and Priscilla Bailey Porter, was born May 11, 1877 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died August 25, 1967 at home in Paintsville, Kentucky, following an extended illness, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clay Hammond, in 1926. She was survived by 3 sons, Raleigh Hammond (of Paintsville), Morris Hammond (Paintsville), and Ordis Hammond (Wheelersburg, Ohio); 2 daughters, Mrs. Cecil Blair (Paintsville) and Mrs. Clarence Johnson (Paintsville); 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Dora E. Hammond, lived from 1906 to 1991, and was buried in Bennett Cemetery in Minford, Scioto County, Ohio, and that Charles W. Hammond lived from 1901 to 1955, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Dora Ellen Hammond was born April 15, 1906 in Kentucky, and died May 27, 1991 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, at the age of 85. Her father's surname is listed as Pace and she was widowed when she died.

On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), Clay Hammond is listed as the head of the household for house #23, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 16 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Harriett (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 32), Loyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Ralleigh [Raleigh] (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Carrie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Maurice (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1920), Clay Hammonds is listed as the head of the household for house #56, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Harriet (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 42), Loyd (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Charlie (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 18), Carrie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Maurice (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Uhla [Eula] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Ordis (daughter [son], born in Kentucky, age 2 years 4 months).

On page 27 of the 1930 census for District 73-10 (Harrison Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 23, 1930), Charles Hammond is listed as the head of the household for house #270, he's a laborer for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 33, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Dora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 24), Mildred (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Jaunita (daughter, born in Ohio, age 2). They are living close to Dora's mother and step-father.

On page 27 of the 1940 census for District 73-7 (Harrison Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 26, 1940), Charles Hammond is listed as the head of the household for house #270, he's a laborer for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Dora (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 34), Mildred (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Juanita (daughter, born in Ohio, age 12), Paul (son, born in Ohio, age 9), Charles Jr. (son, born in Ohio, age 6), and Wanda Jean (daughter, born in Ohio, age 3).

    The children of DORA PACE and CHARLES HAMMOND are:

    1. JEWELL OPAL HAMMOND, b. December 16, 1924, d. February 8, 1925.
    2. MILDRED IRENE HAMMOND, b. January 29, 1926, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. June 5, 1982, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, m. CLARK EDWARD RILEY.
    3. JUANITA HAMMOND, b. 1928, Ohio, m. THOMAS EDWIN TOFT.
    4. PAUL HAMMOND, b. 1930, Ohio, m. WANDA JOHNSON.
    5. CHARLES HAMMOND JR., b. 1933, Ohio, m JANE HARLEAN BUYERS.
    6. WANDA JEAN HAMMOND, b. 1937, m. (1) SILAS RICHARD SPRADLIN, m. (2) FLOYD ALLEN.
    7. HAROLD GLENN HAMMOND.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







KERMIT CHALLIE E. "CHALLIE" PACE, son of ALBERT PACE and FANNIE LOU CONLEY, was born April 11, 1910 in Kentucky, died January 12, 1984 in Geauga County, Ohio, and is buried in Claridon Center Cemetery in Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio. He married DIXIE MAE HUTCHISON, daughter of ALBERT HUTCHISON and IDA SMITH, in 1932. She was born December 20, 1918 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, died April 12, 2005 in Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio, and is buried in Claridon Center Cemetery in Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 182 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Challie E. Pace lived from 1910 to 1984, and was buried in Section 10 Lot 396 Grave 1 in Claridon Center Cemetery in Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio, and that Dixie Mae Pace lived from 1918 to 2005, and was buried in Grave 2 in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Challie Pace was born April 11, 1910, and died in January of 1984. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Challie Pace was born about 1911 in Kentucky, and died January 12, 1984 in a long-term care facility in Geauga County at the age of 73. He was married at the time of his death.

Dixie Mae Hutchingson Pace's obituary:

"Services for Dixie Mae Pace, 86, of Chardon, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Ritondaro Funeral Home, 126 South St. (Rt. 44, south of Rt. 6), Chardon.

"Mrs. Pace died April 12, 2005, at her residence.

"Born Dec. 20, 1918, in Portsmouth, to Albert and Ida Hutchison, she lived in Chardon the past 37 years.

"She loved her family very much and enjoyed spending time with them. She was very proud that all of her sons were in the military, and at one point, four of her sons were in Vietnam at the same time. Mrs. Pace played gospel and blue grass music on her guitar, and she also sang beautifully. she enjoyed gardening and painting.

"Mrs. Pace worked for 37 years at Heather Hill Hospital in the housekeeping department where she earned several awards of recognition, including an award for 25 years of service.

"Survivors are her children, Alberta Maresh and Ella Faye Gibbons, both of Chardon, William (Pam) of Huntsburg, Cleo (James) Corley of New Jersey, Dean (Sharon) of Mansfield, Alan Sr. (Calla) of New York, James (Shelia) of Windham, Mary Lynn (Randy) Fisher of North Carolina; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sister, Ivy Diatley of Cleveland; and daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Pace of Columbus.

"She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Challie Pace; son, Challie Edward Pace; daughter Naomi Jane Pace; sister, June Stewart; brothers, Louis, Ellis and Carlous Hutchison; and son-in-law, John Gibbons.

"Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Pastor Ray Mullet will officiate at services. Burial will be at Claridon Cemetery.

"The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Care Corp., 831 South St., Chardon 44024."

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dixie M. Pace was born December 20, 1916, and died April 12, 2005. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Dixie Mae Pace Hutchison was born December 20, 1918 in Ohio, and died April 12, 2005 at home in Geauga County at the age of 86. Her father's surname is listed as Hutchison, her mother's maiden name as Smith, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 25 of the 1940 census for District 73-35 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 15, 1940), Challie Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #253, he's an orderer for a wholesale grocery company, born in Kentucky, he was living in Sciotoville-Wheeler's Mill in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Dixie (wife, born in Ohio, 1 year of high school, age 23), Alberta (daughter, born in Ohio, age 7), Ellafay (daughter, born in Ohio, age 6), Naomi (daughter, born in Ohio, age 4), Challie (son, born in Ohio, age 2), and Cleo (daughter, born in Ohio, age 9 months).

    The children of CHALLIE PACE and DIXIE HUTCHISON are:

    1. ALBERTA PACE, b. April 17, 1933, Ohio, d. February 20, 2015, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, buried in Chesterland, Geauga County, Ohio, m. (1) HARRY STEIGERWALD, m. (2) (unknown first name) MARESH.
    2. ELLA FAYE PACE, 1934, Ohio, m. (1) RICHARD MCNUTT, m. (2) JOHN GIBBONS.
    3. NAOMI JANE PACE, b. June 14, 1935, Ohio, d. September 2, 1942, Ohio.
      Notes: According to Ohio death records, Naomi Jane Pace died September 2, 1942 in Scioto County.
    4. CHALLIE EDWARD PACE, b. August 13, 1937, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, d. April 6, 2001, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, m. ELIZABETH (unknown last name).
    5. CLEO M. PACE, b. 1939, Ohio, m. JAMES E. CORLEY.
    6. WILLIAM THOMAS PACE, m. PAM MCCLURG.
    7. DEAN PACE, m. (1) SYLVIA (unknown last name), m. (2) JULIE CANAHAN, m. (3) SHARON (unknown last name).
    8. ALAN LEE PACE, m. (1) CAROL (unknown last name), m. (2) CALLA (unknown last name).
    9. JAMES PACE, m. SHEILA ANN BAKER.
    10. MARY LYNN PACE, m. RANDY FISHER.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







ALBERTA MAE PACE, daughter of ALBERT PACE and FANNIE LOU CONLEY, was born May 12, 1912 in Alger, Hardin County, Ohio, died November 22, 2002 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace, Scioto County, Ohio. She married RUFUS JACKSON WILLIAMS, son of FLEMING WILLIAMS and ELIZABETH WRIGHT. He was born December 23, 1906 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died August 3, 1967 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 182 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of ALBERTA PACE and JACK WILLIAMS are:

    1. VIRGIL WILLIAMS, m. PHYLLIS BALL.
    2. MARY EILEEN WILLIAMS, b. September 16, 1936, Ohio, d. September 16, 1936, Ohio.
    3. ELMER LEE WILLIAMS, m. SHIRLEY MAE BRAME.
    4. CLARENCE EVERETT WILLIAMS, m. PENNY VERMILLION.
    5. FANNIE ELIZABETH WILLIAMS, m. FRED LOGAN JUSTICE.
    6. LOWELL JACKSON WILLIAMS, m. SANDRA PHIPPS.
    7. MILDRED LOIS "MIKI" WILLIAMS, m. DOUGLAS COTTER.
    8. JUDY ELLA WILLIAMS, m. LARRY MOYER.
    9. DAVID LEROY WILLIAMS, m. MARY (unknown last name).

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







SARAH JANE PACE, daughter of ALBERT PACE and FANNIE LOU CONLEY, was born March 10, 1915 in Ohio, and died March 15, 2005 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. She married CLARENCE LEWIS MASON, son of JAMES MASON and ETTA BRUNTON. He was born January 16, 1909 in Vernon, Scioto County, Ohio, and died January 10, 1998 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 182 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of SARAH PACE and CLARENCE MASON are:

    1. JAMES ALBERT MASON, m. PHYLLIS JANE SMITH.
    2. ETTA LOU MASON, m. HOWARD SALYER.
    3. CLARENCE EDWARD "BUD" MASON, b. October 12, 1938, Ohio, d. August 17, 1991, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, m. BECKY CANARY.
    4. LOIS JEAN MASON, m. CHARLES MALONE.
    5. CAROLYN SUE MASON, m. EZRA WRIGHT.
    6. BRENDA KAY MASON.
    7. MARCIA GAYLE MASON, m. DON INGERSLEV.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







TRESSIE MARIE PACE, daughter of ALBERT PACE and FANNIE LOU CONLEY, was born April 11, 1917 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died June 18, 1993. She married (1) JOSEPH PAUL SPRIGGS. She married (2) HAROLD LEIST.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 182 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Tressie M. Pace was born April 11, 1917 in Magoffin County to Fannie Conley.

    The children of MARIE PACE and PAUL SPRIGGS are:

    1. JOSEPH PAUL SPRIGGS JR., m. JOAN LIMMERICK.
    2. EDWARD LOUIS SPRIGGS, m. MARILYN RITA TRAPP.
    3. ROBERT LEE SPRIGGS m. (1) CAROL ANN FEATHERSTONE, m. (2) RUBY LEE MURPHY.

    The child of MARIA PACE and HAROLD LEIST is:

    1. HAROLD KEITH LEIST, m. (1) SUE (unknown last name), m. (2) JANE PAYNE.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







BESSIE LOUISE PACE, daughter of ALBERT PACE and FANNIE LOU CONLEY, was born May 7, 1920 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married CHARLES CLYDE DANIELS, son of CLYDE DANIELS and RUTH SCHILLING. He was born August 19, 1911 in Columbus, Ohio, and died December 25, 2004.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 183 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Note: Charles Daniels was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict.

    The children of BESSIE PACE and CHARLES DANIELS are:

    1. CHARLES CLYDE DANIELS JR., m. PAMELA JEAN WATTS.
    2. JANET LOUISE DANIELS, m. BENJAMIN MILLARD.
    3. KATHY SUE DANIELS, m. BRUCE MOORE SHERWOOD.
    4. REBECCA MARIE DANIELS, m. JEFFREY SHERWOOD.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







AMANDA RICE, daughter of MARY M. "POLLY" SALYER and JOHN J. RICE, was born March 17, 1860 in Kentucky, died February 25, 1934 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rice Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married JAMES BUCHANAN H. BAYES, son of JAMES JACKSON BAYES and RACHEL EMILY PICKLESIMER, November 14, 1878 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born April 12, 1856 in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 7, 1944 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rice Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. James Bayes married (2) THURSA BRANHAM, daughter of JAMES WILBUR BRANHAM and JULIA FITZPATRICK, about 1935. She was born March 1, 1879 in Clifford, Lawrence County, Kentucky, died November 11, 1948 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Pine Hill Cemetery in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 183 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Thursa Branham's name is listed as Thursa Bartram on her death certificate, but it was actually Branham, as can be found in her family's earlier census information. She first married Elijah Hammond in Lawrence County about 1893.

According to Kentucky birth records, James B. H. Bays was born April 12, 1856 in Johnson County to James J. Bays and Rachel P. Simer.

According to Kentucky marriage records, Amanda Rice (b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 18) married James Bays (b. Kentucky, father b. Virginia, mother b. Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 22) on November 14, 1878 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Amanda Rice Bayes lived from March 17, 1860 to February 25, 1934, and was buried in Rice Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that James Bayes lived from April 12, 1856 to November 7, 1944, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Amanda Rice Bayes died February 25, 1934 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from pyemia [hard to read]. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as March 17, 1860, her marital status as married, her parents as John Rice (b. Kentucky) and Sally Salyer (b. Kentucky), the informant as Lee Bays of West Liberty, Kentucky, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as Barnetts Creek.

According to her obituary, Mrs. J. B. Rice Bayes (age 74), died February 25, 1934 at home in Barnetts Creek. She was preceded in death by 2 sons, Frank Bayes (of Barnetts Creek) and Captain Sherman Bayes (Massachusetts); and 1 daughter, Mrs. Addie Rice (Paintsville). She was survived by her husband; 2 sons, J. M. Bayes (of Van Lear, Kentucky) and Dr. Lee Bayes (West Liberty); 2 daughters, Mrs. Willie Powers (Rush Fork) and Mrs. Harry Tackett (Barnetts Creek); 6 brothers, Martin Rice (Barnetts Creek), Manford Rice (Barnetts Creek), Alec Rice (Barnetts Creek), Wilse Rice (Manila, Kentucky), Dr. Grant Rice (Salyersville), and George Rice (Oil Springs); and 1 sister, Mrs. Clark Dixon (Buchanan, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his death certificate, James B. Bayes died November 7, 1944 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as April 12, 1856, his marital status as married, his wife as Thursa Bayes, his occupation as farmer, his parents as James J. Bayes (b. Virginia) and Rachel Psimer (b. Johnson County), the informant as Leander Bayes of West Liberty, Kentucky, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as Barnetts Creek.

According to his obituary, J. B. "Pete" Bayes, died November 7, 1944 at home in Paintsville following an illness that started the first of July, and was buried in the family cemetery near the home. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Thursa Hammonds Bayes; 2 sons, Leander Bayes (of West Liberty) and Mantford Bayes (Mash Fork); 1 daughter, Mrs. Della Powers (Mash Fork); and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. There is a note at the end of the obituary that says "James Buchanan "Pete" Bayes, son of James Jackson Bayes and Rachel E. Picklesimer, was born April 12, 1856. Pete's first wife was Amanda Rice, who bore his four children, Leander, Mantford, Della and Frank.." (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James B. Bayes died November 7, 1944 in Johnson County at the age of 88. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Thursa Bartram Hammond Bayes died November 11, 1948 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from "myocard. failure." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Clifford, Lawrence County, Kentucky, her birth date as March 1, 1879, her marital status as widowed, her parents as James Wilbur Bartram (b. Lawrence County) and Julia Fitzpatrick (b. Lawrence County), the informant as J. M. Hammond of Ashland, Kentucky, and the burial place as Pine Hill Cemetery in Louisa, Kentucky.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of her headstone shows that Thursa B. Hammond lived from March 1, 1878 to November 11, 1948, and was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Thursa H. Bayes died November 11, 1948 in Boyd County at the age of 69. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

On page 30 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1880), James B. Bayes is listed as the head of the household for house #374, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), Leander (daughter [mistake], born in August of 1879, age 9 months), Mary C. Spradlin (sister, married, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 19), and Laura Spradlin (niece, born in January of 1880 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4 months). They are living next to James' parents.

On page 38 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), James B. Bayes is listed as the head of the household for house #325, he's a farmer, born in April of 1856 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in March of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 40), Leander (son, school teacher, born in August of 1879 in Kentucky, age 20), Ada (daughter, born in March of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), Mantford (son, born in February of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Sherman (son, born in February of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Della (daughter, born in January of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Arminta (daughter, born in July of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8), and Frank (son, born in August of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3). They are living close to James' parents and several other family members.

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), James B. Bayes is listed as the head of the household for house #77, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 32 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 50), Mantford (son, single, school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 27), Della Bayes (daughter, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Dorothy Trimble (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 1920), J. B. Bayes is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in the United States, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Mandy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 58), Frank (son, married, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), and Elva (daughter [in-law], married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1930), James B. Bayes is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 73 years old. Also listed is Amanda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 70).

On page 10 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1940), James B. Bayes is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 83 years old. Also listed is Thursa (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 2nd grade education, age 62).

    The children of AMANDA RICE and JAMES BAYES are:

    1. LEANDER "LEE" BAYES, b. August 27, 1879, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 16, 1953, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Winchester, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. HATTIE COOPER.
    2. ADDIE BAYES, b. March 7, 1881, Kentucky, d. February 9, 1930, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DENNIS BURNS RICE.
    3. JAMES MANTFORD BAYES, b. February 22, 1883, Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 4, 1963, Pewee Valley, Oldham County, Kentucky, buried in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, m. FAY LESLIE.
    4. JOHN SHERMAN BAYES, b. February 6, 1885, Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 28, 1927, Lunenburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, buried in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, m. MINNIE PHELPS.
    5. DELLA BAYES, b. January 1888, Kentucky, d. December 23, 1955, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) ELZIE JACK TRIMBLE, m. (2) WILLIAM M. "WILLIE" POWERS.
    6. ARMINTA "MINTA" BAYES, b. July 15, 1891, Kentucky, d. July 21, 1934, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JAMES HARRISON "HARRY" TACKETT.
    7. FRANK BAYES, b. August 13, 1896, Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 3, 1924, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELVA G. TRIMBLE.







MANFORD RICE, son of MARY M. "POLLY" SALYER and JOHN J. RICE, was born in October of 1869 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died in 1956, and is buried in Sunshine Ridge Cemetery in Blue Creek, Adams County, Ohio. He married (1) MAGGIE DAVIS on March 23, 1894 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She died before 1900. He married (2) VALENCIA STAPLETON, daughter of SAMANTHA SALYER and JOSEPH STAPLETON, March 1, 1901 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in June of 1878 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died in 1955, and is buried in Sunshine Ridge Cemetery in Blue Creek, Adams County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 183 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Maggie Davis' name was reportedly Manda Magdeline Davis.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Manford Rice (age 23) married Maggie Davis on March 23, 1894 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Manford Rice (b. Johnson County, parents b. Johnson County, 2nd marriage, age 31) married Valencia Stapleton (b. Johnson County, father b. West Virginia, mother b. Johnson County, age 20) on March 1, 1901 in Johnson County.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Manford Rice lived from 1876 to 1956, and was buried in Sunshine Ridge Cemetery in Blue Creek, Adams County, Ohio, and that Valencia Rice lived from 1880 to 1955, and was buried in the same cemetery.

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), Manford Rice is found widowed and living in the home of his parents. John J. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in August of 1836 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, married for 40 years, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Mary M. (wife, born in January of 1844 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in North Carolina, she's given birth to 12 children and 10 are still living, age 56), and Mantford (son, widowed, farmer, born in October of 1869 in Kentucky, age 30). They are living close to several family members.

On page 2 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), Mantford Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #11, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 9 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Valencia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 32), Minnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Myrtie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Eddie B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 1920), Manford Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #66, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 52 [hard to read] years old. Also listed are Valencia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 39), Minnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Eddie B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Lundy J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Manford Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #24, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Valencia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 49), and Robert Rice (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 7 of the 1940 census for District 1-6 (Green Township) in Adams County, Ohio (dated April 15, 1940), Manford Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Adams County in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 72 years old. Also listed are Valencia (wife, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 59), Joe (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Adams County in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 31), Minnie Rice (daughter, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Adams County in 1935, 8th grade education, age 39), and Robert Rice (grandson, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Adams County in 1935, 5th grade education, age 18).

    The child of MANFORD RICE and MAGGIE DAVIS is:

    1. DONNA CHRISTINE RICE, b. January 20, 1895, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 11, 1985, Alachua County, Florida, buried in Glade, Jackson County, Ohio, m. CHARLES VENCILL "VENCILL" FANNIN.

    The children of MANFORD RICE and VALENCIA STAPLETON are:

    1. MINNIE RICE, b. 1902, Kentucky, m. (unknown).
    2. MYRTLE D. RICE, b. 1905, Kentucky.
    3. EDDIE B. RICE, b. 1906, Kentucky.
      Notes: Eddie B. Rice could possibly be the Edward B. Rice who married Maxine Elliot Conley.
    4. LUNDY JOE RICE, b. 1911, Kentucky.







MARK EDWARD SPRIGGS, son of EDWARD LOUIS SPRIGGS and MARILYN RITA TRAPP, married MELISSA SUE FANGMANN.

    The child of MARK SPRIGGS and MELISSA FANGMANN is:

    1. NICOLAS EDWARD SPRIGGS.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn)







ALEXANDER ELECTIOUS "LECK" RICE, son of MARY M. "POLLY" SALYER and JOHN J. RICE, was born October 24, 1870 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 2, 1935 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rice Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married CHARLOTTE "LOTTIE" ELY, daughter of ARTA FRANCIS PELPHREY and WILLIAM ELY, May 30, 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born October 31, 1878 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 18, 1962 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rice Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 184 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth records, Lottie Eley was born October 31, 1878 in Johnson County to William Eley and Arta Pelphrey.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Leck Rice (age 28) married Lottie Ely (age 21) on May 30, 1900 in Johnson County.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Leck Rice lived from October 22, 1870 to January 2, 1935, and was buried in Rice Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Lottie Ealey Rice lived from October 31, 1878 ton 1962, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his death certificate, Leck Rice died January 2, 1935 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from meningitis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as October 24, 1870, his marital status as married, his wife as Chorlotte Ealy, his occupation as farmer, his parents as John J. Rice (b. Kentucky) and Mary Salyer (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. Leck Rice of Barnetts Creek, Kentucky, and the burial place as Barnetts Creek.

Leck Rice's obituaries found on the obituary page of the Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website:

     "Leck Rice one of our good citizens died at his home here Thursday Jan. 3, 1935. He had been sick only a few days. All was done for him that loving hands could do, but God knew best and called him to the great beyond. He leaves to mourn their loss his loving wife, Mrs. Lottie (Ealey) Rice, four children, Mrs. Leona Blanton, Barnetts Creek, Ky.; Mrs. Rhena Mae Trimble, Pilgrim, Ky.; Mrs. Bethel Picklesimer, Springfield, Ohio, and John Rice, of Portsmouth, Ohio, one sister, Mrs. Minta Dixon, Grayson, Ky., five brothers, Dr. Grant Rice, Salyersville, Ky., George Rice Oil Springs, Ky., H. M. Rice, Barnetts Creek, Ky.; Wilson Rice Manilla, Ky., and Mantford Rice of Ohio, and a host of relatives. Funeral services were conducted from the home Friday, January 4, in charge of Revs. Millard O’Bryan, Rhodes Preston, J. H. Pickle and Frank Arms. Burial took place in the H. M. Rice cemetery on Barnetts Creek. The heart broken family have the sympathy of this entire community."

     "Leck Rice deceased this life January 3, 1935, after a short illness. He was born October 22, 1870, being 64 years of age. He was raised in Johnson county and was married to Miss Lottie Ealey May 30, 1900, and to this union was born four children: Mrs. Kelly Picklesimer, of South Vienna, Ohio; Mrs. G. S. Blanton, of Barnetts Creek; Mr. John J. Rice, of Portsmouth, Ohio, and Mrs. W. W. Trimble, of Pilgrim, Ky. In his passing his wife has lost a loving and faithful husband, his children a kind and loving father, and the county one of its best citizens. Dear father is gone, To mansions on high, Where troubles never come. He is repaired to Jesus Where he has eased his troubled mind."

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lottie E. Rice died March 18, 1962 in Boyd County at the age of 83.

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), Alexander Rice is listed as the head of the household for family #68, he's a farmer, born in October of 1871 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married less than a year, and he's 28 years old. Also listed is Charlotte (wife, born in October of 1878 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she hasn't had any children, age 21). They are living in the home of Alexander's parents.

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1880), Leck Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #6, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 9 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Charlotta (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 31), Edna B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Leona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and John J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3). They are living close to several Rice family members.

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 1920), Leck Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #55, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Lottie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 42), Leona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Rena May [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5). They are living next to Charlotte's parents and close to other family members.

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Leck Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 29, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Lottie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 51), and Rena M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 10 of the 1940 census for District 80-6 in Martin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1940), Scoffield Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #77, he's a merchant, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Johnson County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Leona (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 35), Alvin V. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 months), and Lottie Rice (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, 8th grade education, age 62).

    The children of LECK RICE and LOTTIE ELY are:

    1. EDNA BETHEL "BETHEL" RICE, b. May 15, 1903, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 3, 1977, Tennessee, buried in Summerford, Madison County, Ohio, m. SAMUEL KELLY "KELLY" PICKLESIMER.
    2. LEONA BEATRICE RICE, b. October 20, 1904, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 7, 1990 Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. GENERAL SCHOFIELD "SCHOFIELD" BLANTON.
    3. JOHN J. RICE, b. November 7, 1906, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 16, 1997, m. GEMS LEE BLANTON.
    4. RENA MAY RICE, b. November 29, 1914, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. W. W. TRIMBLE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Rhena M. Rice was born November 29, 1914 in Johnson County to Lottie Eley.







ULYSSES SIMPSON GRANT "GRANT" RICE, son of MARY M. "POLLY" SALYER and JOHN J. RICE, was born December 31, 1872 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died April 18, 1970 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia. and was buried in Grant Rice Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married LUSINA CAUDILL, daughter of STEPHEN CAUDILL and JINCY FAIRCHILD, November 19, 1897 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born June 27, 1875 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 17, 1957 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Grant Rice Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 184 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Grant Rice and his brother Wilson were twins, but born in different years.

Grant Rice was a doctor and was the attending physician signing many death certificates. Those include: Samuel Clark Conley, Sarah Ellen Conley, Mollie Emaline Pelphrey, William J. Trimble, George Conley, Elis Jackson, George Milton Rice, Sarah Elizabeth Blair Rice, Mary Salyer Jackson, Wiley Litteral, Frank Gibson, Jame Fleming Rice, Emma Jackson, Josie Adams Gibson, Mittie Conley, John R. Rice, Ether Gibson, Eva Gibson, Cora Jackson, Eugene Becklard "Dock" Conley, Ernest Blevins, Flora Crace Adams, Clasa Fay Conley, James Alfred Saylor, Verna Conley, James Rice, Laney Conley, Zelda Trimble Picklesimer, Eulah Conley, Irvin Caudill, Wince Conley, Ruth Salyer, Sola Jane Whitt, Lura Whitt, Abel Caudill, Floyd Jackson, Rebecca Litteral Salyer, Anna K. Kimbleton, Emma Francis Gullett, Mary Howington Cheek, Amanda Rice Bayes, Lewis G. Blair, Elizabeth Salyer Blair, Garfield Saylor, Bennie Blanton, Andrew Jackson, Josephine Litteral, Virgie Blanton Blanton, Frank Blair, William Thomas Litteral, Hebern Scott, Aquilla Conley, Robert Honaker, Helen Irene Griffith, John W. Blair, Malvania Howard, Baby Williams, Greenville Rice, Wilson L. Crace, Rachel Elizabeth Crace, Baby Williams, Amanda Blair Conley, Peter Hunley, Elliott Spradlin, Rachel Emaline Bayes, William Ballard Conley, Henry Martin Rice, Molly Davis Rice, Wilson L. Crace, Teria May Picklesimer, Alafair Litteral Adams, Mary Etta Hill, Cynthia Ann Collins, Asa J. N. Reed, Rachel Elizabeth Crace, Jeremiah "Jerry" Lewis, Jessie Gullett, Rachel Elizabeth Crace, William Riley Crace, Miranda Arms Hannah, Lydia Margaret Picklesimer, Irvin Hannah, Eliza Love Conley, John M. Blair, Emily Blair Caudill, Ruby Picklesimer, Burley Crace, Mable Picklesimer, John W. Blanton, Junior Picklesimer, James Bayes, James Mack Bailey, Imogene Hitchcock, Bee Blair, Andrew Crace, Sarah Spradlin Johnson, Harry H. Conley, Frank Bayes, Jasper Levi Cantrell, Thomas Jefferson Blair, Sophia Jackson, Sarah Ella "Ella" Rice, Junetta Irene May, John A. Caudill, Daniel S. Hitchcock, Lucinda Conley Blair, and Eschell Jackson.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Grant Rice (age 23) married Lucina Salyer (age 22) on November 19, 1897 in Johnson County.

When Dr. Grant Rice's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was practicing medicine in Oil Springs, Johnson County, that his closest relative as Sina Rice, and that he was born December 31, 1872. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and dark gray hair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Grant Rice lived from December 31, 1872 to April 18, 1970, and was buried in Grant Rice Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Sina Rice lived from June 27, 1875 to March 17, 1947, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his obituary found on the obituary page of the Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website:

     "A 1904 graduate of the Louisville School of Medicine, Dr. Grant Rice, died in a Huntington, W. Va. hospital on April 18 1970. The lifelong Oil Springs resident was 97. On April 21 services were held at the Oil Springs Methodist Church, with Lonza Reed and Frank Spillman presiding. The Paintsville Funeral Home took charge of burial at the family cemetery nearby. Dr. Rice, a 32nd Degree Mason, was born almost a century ago to John and Polly Salyer Rice of Johnson County. He married the late Sina Caudill Rice. Survivng sons are Wayne, Wade and Carl Rice from Oil Springs. Others still living include a daughter from Oil Springs, Mrs. Hazel Rice, 13 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and eight great-great grandchildren."

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Grant Rice was born December 31, 1873, and died in April of 1970. He received his Social Security card in 1962 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Grant Rice died April 18, 1970 in Cabell County. His parents are listed as John Rice and Polly Salyer.

According to her obituary, Sina Caudill Rice (age 81), daughter of Stephen and Jenice Fairchild Caudill, was born June 27, 1875 in Johnson County, died March 17, 1957 at home in Oil Springs, and was buried in Rice Cemetery in Oil Springs. She was survived by her husband, Dr. Grant Rice, whom she married in 1897; 3 sons, Wayne Rice, Wade Rice, and Carl Rice (all of Oil Springs); 1 daughter, Mrs. Eschel Rice (Oil Springs); 1 brother, Ben Caudill (Fairborn, Ohio); 13 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Sina Rice died March 17, 1957 in Johnson County at the age of 82.

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), Ulysus G. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #66, he's a farmer, born in January of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Lucina (wife, born in June of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 24), Wayne (son, born in April of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Wade (son, born in August of 1899 in Kentucky, age 9 months). They are living close to several Rice family members.

On page 16 of the 1910 census for District 70 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (undated, but taken in April of 1910), Dr. Grant Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #147, he's a physician, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Sina (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 34), Wane (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Wade (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Ethell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Orvill (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 7, 8, & 9, 1920), Grant Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #46, he's a physician, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Sina (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 44), Wade (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Carl B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Eddie Griffith (boarder, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21). They are living next to son Wayne and close to Grant's brother George.

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 77-1 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1930), Grant Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #81, he's a physician, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Sina (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 54), and Carl (son, born in Kentucky, age 16).

On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1940), Grant Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #157, he's a doctor, 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 57 years old. Also listed are Sine (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 64), Leon Rice (grandson, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, age 18), Nevin Rice (grandson, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, age 14), and Donald B. Rice (grandson, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, age 10). Leon, Nevin, and Donald are sons of daughter Ethel, who died in 1930.

    The children of GRANT RICE and SINA CAUDILL are:

    1. WAYNE RICE, b. April 2, 1898, Kentucky, d. September 24, 1986, Greenup County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LILLIE ANN COLLINS.
    2. WADE RICE, b. August 19, 1899, Kentucky, d. July 29, 1974, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LEONA MISKIMMINS.
    3. HAZEL RICE, b. March 27, 1903, Kentucky, d. June 17, 1975, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ESCHEL RICE.
    4. ETHEL MAE RICE, b. October 9, 1904, Kentucky, d. November 30, 1930, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. NEWTON TRIMBLE.
    5. ORVILLE RICE, b. 1910, Kentucky, d. before 1920.
    6. CARL B. RICE, b. 1914, Kentucky, m. ERNESTINE HOWARD.







WILSON RICE, son of MARY M. "POLLY" SALYER and JOHN J. RICE, was born January 1, 1873 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 24, 1964 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married SARAH JEMIMA AUXIER, daughter of GEORGE WASHINGTON AUXIER and ANGELINE PRATER, January 11, 1895 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born September 20, 1877 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 18, 1941 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 184 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Sarah Jemima Auxier was the sister of Hester Ann Auxier.

Wilson Rice and his brother Grant were twins, but born in different years.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, George W. Auxier married Angelina Prater on December 3, 1865 in Magoffin County. The witnesses were John Prater and John Wilson, and the minister was John Howe.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Wilson Rice (age 22) married Sarah Auxier (age 17) on January 11, 1895 in Johnson County.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Wilson Rice lived from January 1, 1882 to February 13, 1964, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Sarah Jemima Auxier Rice lived from September 20, 1877 to March 19, 1939, and was buried in the same cemetery. This is a cemetery that was used extensively for re-interment of burials from other cemeteries due to the construction of Paintsville Lake and road construction throughout Johnson County.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Wilson Rice died February 24, 1964 in Johnson County at the age of 91.

According to her death certificate, Sarah Gemima Auxier Rice died March 18, 1941 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from a ruptured appendix. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Hager Hill, her age as 73 years, 5 months, and 17 days, her marital status as married, her husband as Wilson Rice, his age as 75, her parents as Geo. W. Auxier (b. East Point) and Angeline Prater (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Wilson Rice of Barnetts Creek, Kentucky, and the burial place as Manila.

According to her obituary, Jemina Auxier Rice (age 75), daughter of the late George W. and Angeline Prater Auxier, was born September 20, 1895 in Mashfork, and died March 18, 1941 at home in Barnetts Creek. She married Wilson Rice on January 11, 1895, and they had 13 children, all of whom survived her. They were Minnie Hitchcock, Malta Pelphrey, Ellen Rice, Walter Rice, Della Rice, Martin Rice, Millard Rice, Dixie Sherman, Mary Rice, Martha Turner, Harvey Rice, Anna May Lemaster, and Virgene Litteral. She was also survived by 5 brothers, I. L. "Link" Auxier (of Paintsville), Sam Auxier (Manila, Kentucky), G. G. Auxier (Manila), W. A. Auxier (Manila), and Millard Auxier (California); and 1 sister, Mrs. Martha Vaughan. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 9 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 10, 1880), George W. Auxier is listed as the head of the household for house #187, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Angeline (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Isaac L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Hester A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Samuel N. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), William A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Millord M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Edward E. Auxier (brother, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16).

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), Wilson Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #68, he's a farmer, born in January of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Sarah J. (wife, born in September of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 22), Mamie (daughter, born in March of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Malta (daughter, born in February of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Ella (daughter, born in December of 1899 in Kentucky, age 5 months). They are living close to several of Wilson's family members.

On pages 1 & 2 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), Wilson Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #9, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Sarah G. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 31 [hard to read]), Mamie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Malta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Ella M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Walter E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Della (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Martin M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Millard (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Dixie G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 20, 1920), Wilson Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #104, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Sarah J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 42), Maltie (daughter, single [hard to read], school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 21), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Della (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Martin M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Millard (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Dixie G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Harvie B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Anna M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Vergene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Wilson Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Sarah J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 52), Millard (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Harvey (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Anna M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Vergene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Mamie Hitchcock (daughter, married, not working, born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 34), James O. Hitchcock (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2), and Ollie L. Hitchcock (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 45 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1940), Wilson Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #373, he's not working, bor in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Sallie J. (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 62), Mary (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 2 years of high school, age 26), and Virginia (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 2 years of high school, age 21).

    The children of WILSON RICE and SARAH AUXIER are:

    1. MAYMIE RICE, b. November 21, 1897, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 8, 1988, South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CHALLIE HITCHCOCK.
    2. MALTA J. RICE, b. February 9, 1898, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 11, 1937, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CHALLIE PELPHREY.
    3. ELLA MAUDE RICE, b. December 9, 1899, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 16, 1988, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, married JAMES BURNS RICE.
    4. WALTER E. RICE, b. January 28, 1902, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 12, 1984, Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MAYME SHERMAN.
    5. DELLA RICE, b. October 6, 1903, Kentucky, d. July 18, 1996, Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, m. SAMUEL P. RICE.
    6. MARTIN M. RICE, b. June 21, 1905, Kentucky, d. October 18, 1921, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Martin M. Rice died October 18, 1921 in Barnetts Creek from cardiac rheumatism. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as June 21, 1905, his parents as Wilson Rice (b. Kentucky) and Sarah J. Auxier (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Wilson Rice of Barnetts Creek, Kentucky.
    7. MILLARD RICE, b. June 21, 1907, Kentucky, d. May 9, 1936, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DOVIE JEWELL "JEWELL" BLANTON.
    8. DIXIE G. RICE, b. August 26, 1909, Kentucky, d. May 14, 1991, Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, buried in Mutual, Champaign County, Ohio, m. MANUEL ERVIN SHERMAN.
    9. HARVEY B. RICE, b. 1912, Kentucky.
    10. MARY RICE, b. September 7, 1913, Johnson County, Kentucky.
    11. MARTHA RICE, b. September 7, 1913, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 29, 1998, buried in New Martinsburg, Fayette County, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) TURNER.
      Notes: Mary and Martha were twins.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Martha Rice was born September 7, 1913 in Johnson County to Sarah Auxier.
      According to her obituary, Marth Rice Turner (age 85), daughter of Wilson and Sally Auxier Rice, was born September 7, 1913 in Johnson County, died September 29, 1998, and was buried in Cochran Cemetery near New Martinsburg, Ohio. Her spouse was Henry Turner. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    12. ANNA MARIE RICE, b. December 3, 1916, Johnson County, Kentucky,d. January 31, 2007, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GEORGE FRANKLIN "FRANK" LEMASTER, son of ALFRED LEMASTER and HATTIE LEMASTER, January 18, 1936, Johnson County, Kentucky. He was b. January 6, 1914, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 4, 1986, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: George Franklin Lemaster was the brother of Lessie Lemaster and Swannie Lemaster.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Anna M. Rice was born December 3, 1916 in Johnson County to Sarah Auxier.
      According to her obituary, Anna Marie Rice Lemaster (age 90), daughter of the late Wilson and Sarah Jamima Auxier Rice, was a resident of Cardington, Ohio. She was born December 3, 1916 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 31, 2007, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Franklin Lemaster, in 1986. She was survived by 2 sons, Carl Lemaster (of South Carolina) and Cody Lemaster (Patastcala, Ohio); 1 daughter, Vickie Edwards (Edison, Ohio); 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 8 step-great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to his obituary, George Franklin Lemaster (age 72), son of Alfred and Hattie Lemaster, was born January 6, 1914 in Barnetts Creek, died February 4, 1986 in Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Anna Mae Rice Lemaster, whom he married January 18, 1936 in Johnson County; 2 sons, Carl Franklin Lemaster (of Cardington, Ohio) and George Coleman Lemaster (Cardington); 2 daughters, Caroline Dunlap (Cardington) and Vickie Coleman (Cardington); 4 brothers, Richard Lemaster (Berea), Ed Lemaster (Ashland), Elmer Lemaster (Reynoldsburg, Ohio), and Herbert Lemaster (Florida); 2 sisters, Frances Deemer (Marion, Ohio) and Tressie Lykins (Beaver, Ohio); 12 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    13. FRANCIS VIRGINIA "JEAN" RICE, b. December 11, 1918, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 13, 1993, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LONZIE LITTERAL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Francis V. Rice was born December 11, 1918 in Johnson County to Sarah Auxier.
      According to her obituary, Jean Rice Litteral (age 74), daughter of the late Wilson and Sarah Auxier Rice, was born December 11, 1918 in Johnson County, died April 13, 1993 in Highlands Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lonzie Litteral. She was survived by 5 sons, Ronald Litteral (of Porter, Indiana), Donald Litteral (Hobart, Indiana), Roger Litteral (Waverly, Tennessee), David Litteral (Catlettsburg, Kentucky), and John Litteral (Mechanicsburg, Ohio); 3 daughters, Janie Fairchild (Thelma, Kentucky), Judy Tackett (Staffordsville, Kentucky), and Janet Salyer (Volga, Kentucky); 3 sisters, Della Rice (Mechanicsburg), Martha Turner (Washington Court House, Ohio), and Ann Lemaster (Marengo, Ohio); 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







MARY ELLEN "ELLEN" RICE, daughter of MARY M. "POLLY" SALYER and JOHN J. RICE, was born December 31, 1875 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 22, 1932 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married DAVID JESSE "JESSE" SALYER, son of THOMAS SALYER and MAHALA CAUDILL, February 12, 1892 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born February 23, 1867 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 11, 1950 in Mt. Sterling, Madison County, Ohio, and is buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 184 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth records, Mary E. Rice was born December 31, 1875 in Johnson County to John Rice (b. Floyd County) and Mary Salyer (b. Johnson County).

According to Army enlistment records, Jesse Salyer, a 23-year-old farmer from Barnetts Creek, enlisted in the 6th Infantry of the U.S. Army on January 29, 1891 in Lexington, Kentucky. He was 5 feet 10 inches tall, he had blue eyes, brown hair, and a light complexion. He was discharged on February 15, 1891 in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky, with an unnamed disability.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Mary Ellen Rice (age 16) married Jesse Salyer (age 24) on February 12, 1892 in Johnson County.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that M. E. Salyer lived from November 30, 1875 to June 22, 1932, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that D. J. Salyer lived from February 24, 1867 to February 11, 1950, and was buried in the same cemetery. This is a cemetery that was used extensively for re-interment of burials from other cemeteries due to the construction of Paintsville Lake and road construction throughout Johnson County.

According to her death certificate, Ellen Salyer died June 22, 1932 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from a ruptered gall bladder. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as November 30, 1875, her marital status as married, her husband as David J. Salyer, her parents as John J. Rice (b. Kentucky) and Mary Salyers (b. Kentucky), the informant as D. J. Salyer of Barnetts Creek, and the burial place as Barnetts Creek.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ellen Salyer died June 22, 1932 in Johnson County at the age of 56.

According to his obituary, David Jesse Salyer (age 82), son of Thomas and Mala Caudill Salyer, was born February 23, 1867 in Johnson County, died February 11, 1950, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Nola Spradlin in Mt. Sterling, Ohio, and was buried in Salyer Cemetery. He was married to Mary Ellen Rice on February 12, 1892, and she died June 22, 1932. He was survived by 1 daughter, Nola; 2 brothers, A. M. Salyer (Colista, Kentucky) and Lawrence Salyer (Portsmouth, Ohio) 1 sister, Mrs. Julia Adams (of Portsmouth, Ohio);; and half-brothers and sisters, Frank Salyer, Bertie VanHoose, Virgie VanHoose (all of Ohio), and Mrs. Myrtle Blair (Barnetts Creek, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Ohio death record transcripts, David J. Salyer died February 11, 1950.

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), Jesse Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #64, he's a farmer, born in February of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in November of 1875 in Kentucky, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 24), and Nola (daughter, born in November of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7). They are living close to several of Mary's family members.

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1910), Jesse D. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #4, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 18 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 34), and Nola (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17). They are still living close to several members of Mary's family.

On pages 7 & 8 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 1920), Jessie Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #56, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 43), and Mable F. Green (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Jesse D. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #37, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 29, and he's 68 years old. Also listed is Mary E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 53). They are living next to several of Mary's family members.

On page 12 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1940), Jesse Salyers is listed as the head of the household for house #98, he's a farmer, widowed, 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. He's living by himself.

    The child of ELLEN RICE and JESSE SALYER is:

    1. NOLA SALYER, b. November 26, 1892, Kentucky, d. November 12, 1978, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Mount Sterling, Madison County, Ohio, m. (1) VANCE YOUNG GREENE, m. (2) WALTER SPRADLIN.







LINDA SPRIGGS, daughter of JOSEPH PAUL SPRIGGS JR. and JOAN LIMMERICK, married MARK HENDRICKSON.

    The children of LINDA SPRIGGS and MARK HENDRICKSON are:

    1. TYLER HENDRICKSON.
    2. ALLIE MARIE HENDRICKSON.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn)







PAULA SPRIGGS, daughter of JOSEPH PAUL SPRIGGS JR. and JOAN LIMMERICK, married GLEN SCHROEDER.

    The children of PAULA SPRIGGS and GLEN SCHROEDER are:

    1. BRENT SCHROEDER.
    2. JAKE SCHROEDER.
    3. MITCH SCHROEDER.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn)







NOLA SALYER, daughter of MARY ELLEN "ELLEN" RICE and DAVID JESSE "JESSE" SALYER, was born November 26, 1892 in Kentucky, died November 12, 1978 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Pleasant Cemetery in Mount Sterling, Madison County, Ohio. She married (1) VANCE YOUNG GREENE, son of GEORGE F. GREEN and MARY P. (unknown last name), October 24, 1911 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born May 7, 1889 in Bath County, Kentucky, died October 3, 1971 in Bath County, Kentucky, and is buried in Moore-Messer Cemetery in Rowan County, Kentucky. She married (2) WALTER SPRADLIN, son of JAMES H. SPRADLIN and ARMINTA K. WINN, February 27, 1914 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born December 26, 1891 in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died June 16, 1950 in Coshocton County, Ohio, and is buried in Pleasant Cemetery in Mount Sterling, Madison County, Ohio. Van Greene married (2) BEULAH MYERS.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 184 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Vance Green's name is listed as Van Y. Greene on his daughter's Social Security records.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Nola Salyer (parents b. Johnson County, age 19) married Van B. Green (electrician, parents b. Bath County, age 22) on October 24, 1911 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Nola Salyer (divorced, age 21) married Walter Spradlin (age 22) on February 27, 1914 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Manie C. Greene was born August 16, 1917 in Bath County to Beula Myers.

When Van Young Green's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Salt Lick, Bath County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a merchant working for Carnett Green in Salt Lick, that he had a dependent wife and mother, and that he was born May 7, 1889 in Bath County, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes, dark brown hair, and a plate in the top of his head.

When Walter Spradlin's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Oil Springs, Johnson County, that he was married, that he should be exempt from the draft because he had rheumatism, and that he was born December 26, 1891 in Wheelersburg, Kentucky. He was found to be tall and stout, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

When Walter Spradlin's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 26, 1942 in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, he stated that he was self-employed in Mt. Sterling, that the person who would always know his address was Hedges Hill of Orient, Ohio, and that he was born December 6, 1891 in McGulfin Co., Kentucky [sic]. He was found to be 5 feet 11 inches tall, he weighed 250 pounds, and he had blue eyes, gray hair, and a light-complexion.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Nola Spradlin lived from 1892 to 1978, and was buried in Pleasant Cemetery in Mount Sterling, Madison County, Ohio, and that Walter Spradlin lived from 1891 to 1950, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Nola Spradlin was born November 26, 1892, and died in November of 1978. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, her last place of residence was in Mount Sterling, Madison County, Ohio, and her last benefit was paid out in Orient, Pickaway County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Nola Spradlin was born about 1893, and died November 12, 1978 in Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 85. She was widowed at the time of her death.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Van Young Greene was buried in Moore-Messer Cemetery in Rowan County, Kentucky. No headstone photos are provided.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Van Greene was born May 7, 1889, and died in October of 1971. He received his Social Security card in 1953 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Salt Lick, Bath County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Van Y. Greene died October 3, 1971 in Bath County at the age of 82. He was living in Bath County at the time of his death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Walter Spradlin died June 16, 1950 in Coshocton County.

On page 21 of the 1900 census for District 64 (Mount Sterling Township) in Montgomery County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1900), George F. Green is listed as the head of the household for house #436, he's a grocer, born in October of 1843 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 37 years, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Mary P. (wife, born in December of 1843 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 37 years, she's given birth to 7 children and 5 are still living, age 56), Effie L. (daughter, single, not working, born in December of 1877 in Kentucky, age 22), Maynie G. (daughter, born in July of 1881 in Kentucky, age 18), Van Y. (son, born in May of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Walter (grandson, born in May of 1891 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), and Matilda Barnes (servant, single, born in May of 1830 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 70).

On pages 8 & 9 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 12, 13, & 14, 1920), Walter Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #66, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Nola (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), and Charles Reed (hired man, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26).

On pages 7 & 8 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 1920), Mabel Green is found living in the home of her grandparents. Jessie Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #56, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 43), and Mable F. Green (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 19 of the 1920 census for District 27 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1920), January 6, 1920), Van Greene is listed as the head of the household for house #203, he's a lineman, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Beulah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Manie K. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Mary P. Greene (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 76).

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 65-6 (Darby Township) in Pickaway County, Ohio (dated April 22, 1930), Walter Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #183, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Nola (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 37), and Mabel Lance (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 17).

On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 6-7 (Salt Lick) in Bath County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Van Y. Greene is listed as the head of the household for house #198, he's the proprieter of a restaurant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Beulah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 33), and Manie K. (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 7 of the 1940 census for District 65-11 (Darby Township) in Pickaway County, Ohio (dated April 9, 1940), Walter Spradling is listed as the head of the household for house #69, 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 48 years old. Also listed are Nola (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 47), and David Lance (grandson, born in Ohio, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 6).

On page 15 of the 1940 census for District 6-5 (Salt Lick) in Bath County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1940), Van. Green [sic] is lodging in a house that isn't numbered, he's a Kentucky State Fish and Game Warden, separated, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 50 years old.

    The child of NOLA SALYER and VAN GREENE is:

    1. MABEL FLORIS GREENE, b. August 23, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 15, 1994, Cape Coral, Lee County, Florida, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) GROVER LANCE, m. (2) GEORGE T. FITZGERALD, m. (3) RAY TRACY.







REBECCA MARIE DANIELS, daughter of BESSIE LOUISE PACE and CHARLES CLYDE DANIELS, married JEFFREY SHERWOOD.

Notes: Information on Rebecca Daniels can be found on page 183 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of REBECCA DANIELS and JEFFREY SHERWOOD is:

    1. AMANDA DAWN SHERWOOD.

    (This information comes from Charles Penn and other sources)







JOHN M. SALYER, son of JAMES M. SALYER and SARAH BLANTON, was born in April of 1865 in Kentucky, and is buried in Round Lake Cemetery in Knox, Starke County, Indiana. He married (1) MARTILLA "TEALY" MCCARTY, daughter of LOUISA DICY BLANTON and NELSON MCCARTY, December 21, 1885 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (2) NERVESTA H. YATES, daughter of ALEXANDER YATES and MALISSA A. COLEMAN, May 15, 1889 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in January of 1866 in Kentucky, and died before 1910. He married (3) DORA ADAMS, daughter of WILLIAM R. ADAMS and MINERVA PATRICK. She was born August 15, 1893 in Kentucky, died May 15, 1974 in Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana, and is buried in Round Lake Cemetery in Knox, Starke County, Indiana. Martilla McCarty married (2) WILLIAM RANSOM PICKLESIMER.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 185 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. In that book it says that John and Dora Adams Salyer "had a large family, most of whom removed to South Bend, Indiana."

Dora Adams was the sister of Eva Adams and Cassie E. Adams.

Nervesta H. Yates was the sister of Fitzhugh Lee Yates, Celesta Charlotte Yates, and Easter V. Yates.

Alexander Yates was the son of James and Elizabeth Yates, who moved their family from Virginia to Floyd County, Kentucky, in the early 1840s.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, William Adams married Minerva Patrick on May 21, 1888 in Magoffin County at the home of Lewis Patrick. The witnesses were Hamilton Holbrook and Stephen Hamilton, and the minister was Benjamin Holbrook.

According to her death certificate, Malissa Coleman Yates died January 11, 1929 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, from influenza. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as March 26, 1849 (although she's 2 years old in the 1850 census), her marital status as widowed, her husband as Alexander Yates, her parents as Peter Coleman (b. Kentucky) and Hester Bune [hard to read] (b. Virginia), the informant as H. C. Yates of Oil Springs, and the burial place as Oil Springs.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, John M. Salyer (age 21) married Martelia McCarty (age 14) on December 21, 1885 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, John M. Salyer (2nd marriage, age 25) married Nevesta Yates [sic] (age 22) on May 15, 1889 in Johnson County.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that John and Dora Salyer were both buried in Round Lake Cemetery in Knox, Starke County, Indiana. John reportedly died in 1957, although no headstone photos are provided.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dora Salyers was born August 15, 1893, and died May 15, 1974. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in Indiana, and her last place of residence was in Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana.

On page 13 of the 1870 census for Precinct 8 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 29, 1870), Alexander Yates is listed as the head of the household for house #90, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Molinsa (born in Kentucky, age 20), Fizhueler (born in Kentucky, age 6), Nervesta (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Celista (born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living close to Alexander's family.

On page 32 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 24, 1880), Alexander Yates is listed as the head of the household for house #394, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Malissa A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 32), Fitzhugh Lee (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Nevistes H. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Charlotte C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Ester V. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), William C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Hester A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 35 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), John M. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #294, he's a farmer, born in April of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 11 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Nerva [hard to read] (wife, born in January of 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 33), Cyrus (son, born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Rosa L. (daughter, born in June of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Myrtia A. (daughter, born in March of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Warney (son, born in April of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Earnest M. (son, born in April of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Kelly H. (son, born in February of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2). They are living next to John's brother, James.

On page 35 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1900), William R. Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #305, he's a farmer, born in July of 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Minnerva (wife, born in September of 1871 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 28), Harrison (son, born in April of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Nancy (daughter, born in June of 1882 [mistake] in Kentucky, age 7), Dora (daughter, born in August of 1884 [mistake] in Kentucky, age 5), Patrick (son, born in May of 1886 [mistake] in Kentucky, age 4), and Fannie (daughter, born in July of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 70 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), John M. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #74, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Sirus (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Rosy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Mirtie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Warner (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Ernie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Kellie (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Charlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 9). They are living next to John's widowed mother, and close to sister Dicy.

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), William R. Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #54, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 22 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Minerva (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 40), Harrison (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Nannie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Dora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Patrick (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Fannie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Eva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Bertha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Cassie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Elzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 14 & 16, 1920), John M. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #109, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Dora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Grant (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 5 months), Manni (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Gracie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 month). They are living next to John's brother, James.

On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), John Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #146, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 66 years old. Also listed are Dora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 36), Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Grant (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Minnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Gracy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Genevie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Irene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Pauline [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 33 of the 1940 census for District 77-5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), John Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #251, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 2nd grade education, and he's 75 years old. Also listed are Dora (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 47), Irine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Jewel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and James (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

    The children of JOHN SALYER and NERVA YATES are:

    1. CYRUS SALYER, b. March 1888, Kentucky.
    2. ROSA LEE SALYER, b. June 21, 1890, Leander, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 13, 1969, Leander, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Asa Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. HARRISON O'BRYAN.
    3. MYRTIE A. SALYER, b. March 21, 1892, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 6, 1915, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Murtie Salyer died September 6, 1915 in Johnson County, Kentucky, from typhoid fever. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as March 21, 1892, her marital status as single, her parents as John M. Salyer (b. Johnson County) and Nervesta Yates, and the burial place as Salyers Graveyard.
    4. WARREN "WARNIE" SALYER, b. April 18, 1894, Kentucky, d. May 14, 1993, Leander, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARTHA LEWIS.
    5. ERNEST M. SALYER, b. April 18, 1896, Kentucky, d. 1936, buried in Knox, Starke County, Indiana, m. MYRTLE SALYER.
    6. KELLY H. SALYER, b. February 1898, Kentucky.
    7. CHARLES SALYER, b. October 10, 1900, Kentucky, d. April 1981, Knox, Starke County, Indiana, buried in Knox, Starke County, Indiana, m. BERTHA SALYER.

    The children of JOHN SALYER and DORA ADAMS are:

    1. LUCY SALYER, b. 1913, Kentucky.
    2. RUTH SALYER, b. September 27, 1914, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 16, 1915, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruthe Salyer was born September 27, 1914 in Johnson County to Dora Adams.
      According to her death certificate, Ruth Salyer died July 16, 1915 in Johnson County, Kentucky, from cholera. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as September 27, 1914, her parents as John M. Salyer (b. Johnson County) and Dora Adams (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Harry Obrien of Asa, Johnson County, Kentucky, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as William Rice Cemetery.
    3. GRANT SALYER, b. June 28, 1916, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Grant Salyer was born June 28, 1916 in Johnson County to Nora Adams.
    4. MINNIE SALYER, b. 1918, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was a Mamie Salyer who was born December 25, 1917 in Johnson County to a Dora Adams.
    5. GRACE SALYER, b. November 13, 1919, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Grant Salyer was born November 13, 1919 in Johnson County to Dora Adams.
    6. JOHN SALYER, b. 1922, Kentucky.
    7. GENEVA SALYER, b. 1923, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Genelva Salyer was born in Magoffin County to Dora Adams.
    8. IRENE SALYER, b. 1927, Kentucky.
    9. PAULINE JEWEL SALYER, b. 1930, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was an Opal J. Salyer who was born in 1929 in Johnson County to a "Dord" Adams.
    10. JAMES E. SALYER, b. 1935, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James E. Salyers was born in Magoffin County to Dora Adams.







JAMES HENRY SALYER, son of JAMES M. SALYER and SARAH BLANTON, was born March 27, 1866 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 10, 1959 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married MARY REBECCA H. "REBECCA" LITTERAL, daughter of WILEY LITTERAL and REBECCA JANE PACE, January 22, 1891 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born October 4, 1870 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, died April 18, 1949 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 185 & 548 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James H. Salyer (age 23) married Mary R. Litteral (age 20) on January 22, 1891 in Johnson County.

According to his obituary, James H. Salyer (age 93), son of the late James and Allie Blanton Salyer, was a retired farmer and a lifelong resident of Oil Springs. He was born March 27, 1866 in Johnson County, died Friday, October 9, 1959 at home in Oil Springs, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by 5 sons, Harvie Salyer (of Oil Springs), Dewey Salyer (Logan, West Virginia), Beecher Salyer (Irwin, Ohio), Mitchell Salyer (Springfield, Ohio), and Dee Salyer (Columbus, Ohio); 3 daughters, Cassie Blevins (Waverly, Kentucky), Hazel Hall (Powell, Ohio), and Ethel Mae Salyer (West Liberty, Ohio); 3 brothers, Clint Salyer (Irwin, Ohio), William Salyer (Ivyton, Kentucky), and Sam Salyer (Cleveland, Ohio); 1 sister, Mrs. Minnie Phelps (Portsmouth, Ohio); 60 grandchildren; and 95 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James H. Salyer died October 10, 1959 in Johnson County at the age of 93.

According to her death certificate, Rebecca Litteral Salyer died April 18, 1949 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, from aortic regurgitation. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as October 4, 1870, her marital status as married, her parents as Wiley Litteral and Rebecca Jane Pace, the informant as James H. Salyer, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as the family cemetery in Oil Springs.

According to her obituary, Rebecca Litteral Salyer (age 78), daughter of Wiley Litteral and Rebecca Jane Pace, was a lifelong resident of Oil Springs. She died April 18, 1949 at home from a heart condition, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was survived by her husband, James E. Salyer; 5 sons, Harvey Salyer (of Oil Springs), Dewey Salyer (Switzer, West Virginia), Deedie Salyer (Columbus, Ohio), Beecher Salyer (Worthington, Ohio), and Mitchell Salyer (Urbana, Ohio); 4 daughters, Mrs. Eru Caudill (Xenia, Ohio), Mrs. Cassie Blevins (Waverly, Kentucky), Mrs. Hazel Hall (Powell, Ohio), and Mrs. Ethel May Salyer (West Liberty, Kentucky); 3 brothers, Luther Litteral, Luster Litteral, and C. Litteral (Charleston, West Virginia). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Rebecca Salyer died April 18, 1949 in Johnson County at the age of 78.

On page 10 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1880), Wiley Litterall is listed as the head of the household for house #83, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 43), Cynthia E. (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), James M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Ulysus G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Alafare (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Rebecca (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Martin L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Corea (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Newcaress (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Lester (son, born in February of 1880 in Kentucky, age 4 months), and Fleming Adkins (second cousin, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16).

On page 35 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), James H. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #295, he's a farmer, born in March of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in February of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 32), Harvey (son, born in November of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8), Erie (daughter, born in March of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Cassie (daughter, born in August of 1895 in Kentucky, age 7), and Walter (son, born in June of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to James' brother, John.

On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 70 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), J. H. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #63, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 20 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Beckie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 39), Harvy (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Eira (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Kassie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Dua (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Deds (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Beecher (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Mitchel (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and John (son, born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living close to several family members.

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 14 & 16, 1920), James H. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #110, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 50), Dewey (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Dedy (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Beecher (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Mitchel (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Ethel M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Walter (son, married, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), and Eva (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18). They are living next to James' brother, John.

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), J. H. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #44, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 64 years old. Also listed are Rebecca H. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 60), Beecher (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Mitchel (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Hazell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Ethel M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Kathrine Salyer (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), Arthur (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), and Eula (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4 years 10 months). Kathrine, Arthur, and Eula are all son Walter's children.

On pages 18 & 19 of the 1940 census for District 58-9 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1940), J. H. Salyers is listed as the head of the household for house #143, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has no formal education, and he's 73 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, no formal education, age 71), Arthur (grandson, farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, age 17), and Euhah J. [sic] (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, age 14).

    The children of JAMES SALYER and REBECCA LITTERAL are:

    1. HARVEY SALYER, b. November 9, 1891, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 13, 1966, Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) ADA COLDIRON, m. (2) VERTRICE SALYER.
    2. ERIE SALYER, b. March 1893, Kentucky, d. 1953, buried in Milledgeville, Fayette County, Ohio, m. GARRETT H. CAUDILL.
    3. CASSIE SALYER, b. August 30, 1895, Kentucky, d. January 11, 1997, Corydon, Henderson County, Kentucky, m. GRANT BLEVINS.
    4. WALTER SALYER, b. June 27, 1898, Kentucky, d. January 29, 1928, Ballot, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. EVA ADAMS.
    5. DEWEY SALYER, b. July 19, 1900, Kentucky, d. March 19, 1964, Switzer, Logan County, West Virginia, buried in Pecks Mill, Logan County, West Virginia, m. ADA BURYEL "BURYEL" SPRADLIN.
    6. DEEDY SALYER, b. February 19, 1903, Johnson County, Kentuckym d. October 5, 1986, Hilliard County, Ohio.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Beada Salyer was born February 19, 1903 in Johnson County to J. H. Salyer (b. Johnson County) and Rebecca Litteral (b. Magoffin County).
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dee D. Salyers was born February 14, 1902, and died in October of 1986. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Dee D. Salyers was born about 1902 in Kentucky, and died October 5, 1986 in a long-term care facility in Hilliard County at the age of 84. He was a carpenter, divorced, and living in Franklin County at the time of his death.
    7. BEECHER SALYER, b. 1905, Kentucky.
    8. MITCHELL SALYER, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    9. JOHN SALYER, b. 1909, Kentucky.
    10. HAZEL SALYER, b. 1911, Kentucky, m. SQUIRE HILL.
    11. ETHEL MAE SALYER, b. 1915, Kentucky, m. JR. SALYER.
    12. MARY MAE SALYER.







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