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MARION EDWARD SMITH, son of SYLVIA IRENE PARSLEY and HENRY HARRISON SMITH, married MAXINE BURRIS.

    The children of MARION SMITH and MAXINE BURRIS are:

    1. SHARON KAY SMITH.
    2. RICHARD HARRIS SMITH.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







ARDYCE BERYL SMITH, daughter of SYLVIA IRENE PARSLEY and HENRY HARRISON SMITH, married DWIGHT DUNCAN.

    The children of ARDYCE SMITH and DWIGHT DUNCAN are:

    1. MICHAEL DALE DUNCAN.
    2. MARK EDWARD DUNCAN.
    3. BRUCE ALLAN DUNCAN.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







LOUIS ADKINS, son of GEORGE BUCHANAN ADKINS and SUSAN ELLEN BARROWS, was born about 1868 in Wisconsin, and died in 1947. He married MARY RAUSCH in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She died February 27, 1932.

Notes: According to Bethel McFarland Thielsen: Louis and Mary "had 4 boys but raised only Clifford."

    The child of LOUIS ADKINS and MARY RAUSCH is:

    1. CLIFFORD ADKINS, m. (unknown).

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







CLIFFORD ADKINS, son of LOUIS ADKINS and MARY RAUSCH, married (unknown).

    The children of CLIFFORD ADKINS and (unknown) are :

    1. MARLENE ADKINS.
    2. THOMAS ADKINS.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







ENOCH ADKINS, son of GEORGE BUCHANAN ADKINS and SUSAN ELLEN BARROWS, was born about 1869 in Wisconsin, and died September 11, 1950. He married LUELLA CAMPBELL in Wisconsin. She died March 10, 1937.

    The children of ENOCH ADKINS and LUELLA CAMPBELL are:

    1. VELMA ADKINS, m. ORA FRY.
    2. CLAIRE ADKINS, m. BERTHA (unknown last name).
    3. WILBUR ADKINS.
    4. VIC ADKINS, m. FLORENCE (unknown last name).
    5. HAZEL ADKINS, d. April 10, 1931, m. GLOY BENNETT.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







HAZEL ADKINS, daughter of ENOCH ADKINS and LUELLA CAMPBELL, died April 10, 1931. She married GLOY BENNETT, September 24, 1923.

    The children of HAZEL ADKINS and GLOY BENNETT are:

    1. HOWARD FENTON BENNETT.
    2. EUNICE CARLEEN BENNETT.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







ELZIE JACK TRIMBLE, son of CLARINDA FRANCES SPRADLIN and JOHN MARK TRIMBLE, was born November 7, 1882 in Kentucky, died September 4, 1942 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Wells Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) DELLA BAYES. He married (2) NAOMA "OMA" CRAFT, daughter of NANCY BELLE GULLETT and TOBE CRAFT, December 24, 1914. She was born October 2, 1895 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 9, 1955 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married (3) IDA (unknown last name). She was born about 1885 in Kentucky. He married (4) CELIA A. (unknown last name).

Notes: According to Joseph Eugene Conley: "Elzie was married six times."

According to the book "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society (page 350), Elzie Trimble first married Della Bayes. He then married Addie Rice. He then married Oma Craft. It's unclear if Addie Rice is actually the Ida that's found married to Elzie in 1930.

According to U.S. Army enlistment records, Elzie Trimble joined Company B of the 29th Infantry in 1901 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He was a farmer, 19 years old, born in Johnson County, he had blue eyes, auburn hair, and he was 5 feet 6 1/2 inches tall. He was discharged on December 4, 1904 in Fort Bliss, Texas. Elzie again enlisted on December 18, 1908 in Columbus, Ohio. On this record he is listed as 5 feet 7 inches tall, born in Johnson County, Kentucky, 26 years old, blue eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, and he was discharged April 10, 1910 at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana. On February 18, 1911, Elzie enlisted again at Fort Thomas, Kentucky. On this enlistment record he was found to be born in Johnson County, he was 28 years and 3 months old, he was a cook, 5 feet 7 inches tall, blue eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, and he was discharge February 23, 1914 in Fort McDowell. There is a Fort McDowell found just outside of Phoenix, Arizona.

According to his death certificate, Elzie Trimble died September 4, 1942 in Paintsville from acute heart failure. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as November 7, 1882, his marital status as married, his wife as Celia Trimble, his occupation as "Farmer & Taxi," his parents as John Mark Trimble (b. Kentucky) and Clarandia Frances Spradlin (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Mrs. Elzie Trimble of Paintsville, Kentucky.

According to his obituary, "Elzie 'Jack' Trimble, age 59, died at the Golden Rule Hospital here Friday at 12:20 a.m. He had been in ill health several months with a heart ailment but had been up and about until about three weeks ago. He was taken to the Golden Rule but died from a sudden heart attack which came in the early morning hours last Thursday. Mr. Trimble was a member of a large and prominent family of this county. He was a son of the late John Mark and Clarenda (Spradlin) Trimble. Mr. Trimble was a soldier in the regular Army for more than 17 years. During that time he visited many parts of the world and participated in the Spanish-American War and the Phillippino Insurrection. At the time of his death he owned and operated a number of taxis operating out of Paintsville. The body remained at the funeral home from Friday until Saturday at noon when it was taken to the Trimble home on Second Street where it remained until Sunday. Funeral services were conducted at the Freewill Baptist Church Sunday at 2 o'clock in charge of Rev. John Prater of Salyersville, and Rev. Millard Van Hoose, of Paintsville. Burial was made in the Wells Cemetery in Bridgford. Local taxi drivers acted as pallbearers. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Celia Trimble, three daughters, Mrs. Nora Honeycutt, of Ashland; Mrs. Dorothy Powers, of Burning Forks and Miss Mildred Trimble, Williamson, W. Va. Brothers and sisters surviving are: Mrs. Della Hubbard, Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Shelly Coldiron, Akron, Ohio; Miss Clara Trimble, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Bird Preston, Bruce Trimble and Boone Trimble, Barnetts Creek; W. C. Trimble, Hager Hill; Harry Trimble, Canada,Pike County and Quince Trimble, Georges Creek. Funeral arrangements and burial were in charge of the undertaking department of the Paintsville Furniture Company." (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her obituary, Oma Craft Trimble (age 56) was found dead in her home in Ashland on September 9, 1955. She had been in ill health and suffered a heart ailment. She was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Ashland. She was survived by 1 daughter, Mrs. Nora Toothman (of Mount Vernon, Ohio); 2 brothers, Bill H. Craft (Portsmouth, Ohio) and Shirley Craft (Wheelersburg, Ohio); 1 half-sister, Jewel Green (Paintsville); and 3 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Oma Trimble died September 9, 1955 in Boyd County at the age of 56.

On page 20 of the 1910 census for District 11 (Lawrence) in Marion County, Indiana (dated April 20, 1910), Elzie Trimble is found enlisted in the Army and living in Fort Benjamin Harrison. He's a private, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old.

On page 20 of the 1920 census for District 29 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 12, 1920), Elzie Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #195, he's a grocery merchant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Oma (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), and Nora Alvie Trimble (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 5 months).

On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 10-21 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Elzie Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #181, he's a truck driver, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Ida (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 45), and Samuel Brown (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

    The children of ELZIE TRIMBLE and OMA CRAFT are:

    1. NORA ALVIE TRIMBLE, b. August 29, 1918, Kentucky, d. November 12, 1969, Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio, buried in Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio, m. GLENN HONEYCUTT. He was b. Dry Fork, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Nora Trimble's name is listed as Nora Toothman in her mother's obituary.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Nora A. Trimble was born August 29, 1917 in Johnson County to Naoma Craft.
      According to her obituary, Nora Trimble Hunicutt, daughter of the late Elzie and Oma Craft Trimble, died November 12, 1969 in a Mount Vernon, Ohio hospital. She was a native of Johnson County, and spent time in Ashland, but had lived in Mount Vernon for the 16 years prior to her death. She was survived by 3 sons, Jack, Bill, and Charles; and 5 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. E. D. TRIMBLE.
      Notes: According to the book "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society, E. D. Trimble died at birth.







CORA ETHEL WATSON, daughter of ELIZABETH "LIBBY" SUSAN ADKINS and ISAAC HARDEN WATSON, was born January 23, 1893 in Steuben, Wisconsin. She married OTHO WARD, September 27, 1914.

    The children of CORA WATSON and OTHO WARD are:

    1. BURNICE OTHO WARD, m. CATHERINE (unknown last name).
    2. YVONNE WARD, m. FRANK BIRD.
    3. LEONA WARD, m. HERBERT ASHMORE.
    4. IRVIN WARD, m. JOSE (unknown last name).
    5. VESTA WARD, m. ALBERT ARMS.
    6. CALVIN ISAAC WARD.
    7. ETTA CORA WARD.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Pauline Meier, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







WESLEY ELROY SEDLACEK, son of BIRDIE MARY WATSON and JOHN SEDLACEK, was born January 5, 1917. He married BERNIECE PETTIT.

    The children of WESLEY SEDLACEK and BERNIECE PETTIT are:

    1. RONALD SEDLACEK.
    2. WESLEY SEDLACEK.
    3. GARY SEDLACEK.
    4. KATHY SEDLACEK.
    5. DAVID SEDLACEK.
    6. DONALD SEDLACEK.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







VALERIA ANN SEDLACEK, daughter of BIRDIE MARY WATSON and JOHN SEDLACEK, married ALFRED FRANK SCHROEML.

    The child of VALERIA SEDLACEK and ALFRED SCHROEML is:

    1. SANDRA MARLENE MARY SEDLACEK SCHROEML, m. DONALD LARSON.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Robert Larson, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







VALEDIA THERESA SEDLACEK, daughter of BIRDIE MARY WATSON and JOHN SEDLACEK, married OSCAR ERICKSON JR., son of OSCAR ERICKSON.

Notes: There was another child born to this family that was blind and died of pneumonia.

    The child of VALEDIA SEDLACEK and OSCAR ERICKSON is:

    1. EDWIN ERICKSON.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







BESSIE ELLEN CONLEY, daughter of CHARLES FLEMING CONLEY and ROSE MCFARLAND, was born February 28, 1907 in Kentucky, died December 3, 1943 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married ELMER DIXON, son of ALONZO DIXON and MARY HAYES, May 9, 1925. He was born about 1905 in Kentucky, died June 19, 1962 in Weston, Lewis County, West Virginia, and is buried in Conley Cemetery in Rockhouse, Johnson County, Kentucky.

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

Information on this family can also be found on pages 219 & 490 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

Elmer Dixon was the brother of Rolla Dixon.

According to her obituary, Mary Hayes Dixon, daughter of the late Andy and Louise Moore Hayes, was born September 27, 1867 in Lawrence County, died October 4, 1950 at the Winfred, Kentucky, home of her daughter, Mrs. C. M. Davis, and was buried in Dixon Cemetery near Wittensville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alonzo Dixon. In addition to her daughter, he was survived by 4 sons, Rolla Dixon (of Paintsville), Hasca Dixon (Paintsville), Arie (Charleston, West Virginia), and Elmer Dixon (Mallie, Kentucky); 3 brothers, Z. B. Hayes (Los Angeles), John Hayes (Jenkins, Kentucky), and G. B. Hayes (Ashland); 21 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her death certificate, Bessie Allen [sic] Conley Dixon died December 3, 1943 in rural Johnson County, Kentucky, from dysentery and liver absesses. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as February 28, 1907, her marital status as married, her husband as Elmer Dixon (age 38), her parents as Chas. F. Conley (b. Kentucky) and Rose McFarland (b. Kentucky), the informant as Elmer Dixon of Staffordsville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Staffordsville.

According to her obituary, Mrs. Elmer Conley Dixon (age 35), daughter of Mrs. Charley Conley of Rockhouse, died December 2, 1943 at the home of her parents. She was survived by her husband; 6 children, Edna Earle, Avanell, Ina Ruth, Hansel, Billy, and Dean (all at home); 4 brothers, Earl, Orville, Ray, and Pvt. James Conley (of Boston, Massachussetts); and 1 sister, Mrs. Robie Horne. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Bessie A. Dixon died December 3, 1943 in Johnson County at the age of 36. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his obituary, Elmer Dixon (age 57), son of the late Alonzo and Mary Hayes Dixon of Wittensville, died June 19, 1962 in Stonewall Johnson Memorial Hospital in Weston, West Virginia, after being critically injured while at work on a drilling rig, and was buried in Conley Cemetery in Rockhouse. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Conley Dixon. He was survived by 7 sons, Hansel Dixon (of Hindman, Kentucky), Billy Dixon, Columbus, Ohio), Robert Dean Dixon (Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas), Russell Dixon (Hindman), Alonzo Dixon (Hindman), Bobby Doyle Dixon (Hindman), and Kenneth Dixon (Hindman); 5 daughters, Mrs. Edna Earl Harrington (Lorain, Ohio), Mrs. Avonelle Francis (Columbus, Ohio), Mrs. Ruth McHenry (Jacksonville, Florida), Ernestine Dixon (Hindman), and Christine Dixon (Hindman); 1 brother Rolla Dixon (Paintsville); and 1 sister, Mrs. Donnie Davis (Chandlersville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Elmer L. Dixon, son of Alonzo Dixon and Mary Hayes, was born about 1905, and died June 19, 1962 in Lewis County at the age of 57 years, 1 month, and 20 days.

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 81 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Alonzo Dixon is listed as the head of the household for house #68, hes a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 20 years, and hes 41 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, shes given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 42), Arla (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Rola (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Haskal (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Hesta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Elmer (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 46 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 24, 1920), Alonzo Dixon is listed as the head of the household for house #128, hes a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and hes 51 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 52), Haska (son, single, laborer in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, age 24), Hesta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Elmur (son, born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 42 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1930), Elmer Dixon is listed as the head of the household for house #228, hes a tool dresser in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and hes 25 years old. Also listed are Bessie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 22), and Edna E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 58-2 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 6, 1940), Elmer Dixon is listed as the head of the household for house #38, hes a carpenter, born in Kentucky, hes living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and hes 34 years old. Also listed are Bessie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 32), Edna Earl (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Hansel (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Avenelle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Billie F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Robert Dean (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of BESSIE CONLEY and ELMER DIXON are:

    1. EDNA EARLE DIXON, b. 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WILLIE J. "RED" HARRINGTON.
      Notes: Willie J. Harrington was first married to Faith Alice "Fay" Rice..
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Edna E. Dixon was born in Johnson County to Bessie Conley.
    2. HANSEL DIXON, b. 1931, Kentucky.
    3. AVONELLE DIXON, b. 1933, Jefferson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) FRANCIS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Avonell Dixon was born in Jefferson County to Bessie Conley.
    4. BILLY F. DIXON, b. 1935, Kentucky.
    5. ROBERT DEAN DIXON, b. 1939, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Robert D. Dixon was born in Johnson County to Bessie Conley.
    6. INA RUTH DIXON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) MCHENRY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ina R. Dixon was born in Johnson County to Bessie Conley.
    7. MADALIN RAY DIXON, b. Septembner 8, 1943, Ohio, d. November 9, 1943, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Madlen Ray Dixon died November 9, 1943 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Ohio, her birth date as September 8, 1943, her parents as Elmer Dixon (b. Kentucky) and Bessie Ellen Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as Elmer Dixon of Paintsville, and the burial place as Paintsville.
      According to her obituary, Madalin Ray Dixon, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dixon of Staffordsville, died November 9, 1943. In addition to her parents, she was survived by 6 brothers and sisters. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







JAMES "SON" FAIRCHILD JR., son of MARY "POLLY" RATLIFF and JAMES S. FAIRCHILD, was born April 20, 1894 in Kentucky, died December 12, 1974 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) LILLIAN DEAN, daughter of WHITLEY F. DEAN and MARTHA J. DILLS, August 4, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born December 14, 1894 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 27, 1980 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (2) BERTHA HOWARD, daughter of JOHN HOWARD and ANNA NUCKLES. She was born December 6, 1910 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 6,1976 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky. Lillian Dean married (2) WILLIAM GREEN BLAIR.

Notes: Lillian Dean's mother's maiden name was determined by finding her death certificate, and her husband's obituary. Martha Dills Dean died September 19, 1929 in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, from valvular heart disease, obstructive jaundice, and senility. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Scott County, Virginia, her birth date as April 10, 1863, her marital status as married, her parents as James M. Dills (b. Scott County, Virginia) and Nancy Jane Taylor (b. Scott County, Virginia), the informant as Whitt Dean of Hager Hill, and the burial place as Burnt Cabin Cemetery. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

Lillian Dean had a child with Forrest Conley, and the proof of this is found in the obituaries for Forrest's sister, Susan, and his brother Harry.

According to his obituary, Whitt F. Dean (age 83), died June 25, 1946 in West Van Lear following a very short illness, and was buried in Burnt Cabin Cemetery. His wife, Martha Dills Dean, preceded him in death some 20 years prior. He was survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. Green Blair (of Paintsville) and Fanny Dean (Kingsport, Tennessee). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his obituary, Son Fairchild (age 80), son of the late Jim and Polly Fairchild and a retired miner, was born April 20, 1894, died December 12, 1974 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, and was buried in the family cemetery in Hager Hill. He was survived by his wife, Bertha Howard Fairchild; 1 son, James Fairchild (of Taylor, Michigan); 2 daughters, Mildred Ann Fairchild (Hager Hill) and Marie "Durdin" (Lexington); 2 sisters, Hulda Music (Hager Hill) and Minnie Cantrell (Hager Hill); and 1 grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her obituary, Lillian Dean Blair (age 85), daughter of Whitt and Martha Dills Dean and a resident of Thealka, was born December 14, 1894 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 27, 1980 in Paintsville Hospital after an extended illness, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Green Blair, in 1958. She was survived by 2 sons, James Fairchild (Detroit, Michigan) and Junior Conley (Lexington); and 4 daughters, Barbara Webb (Ohio), Lucille Caudill (Ohio), Martha Cundiff (Florida), and Marie Durbin (Thealka). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her obituary, Bertha Howard Fairchild (age 65), daughter of John and Anna Nuckles Howard and a resident of Hager Hill, was born December 6, 1910 in Johnson County, died September 6, 1976 in Paintsville Hospital after an extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Hager Hill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Son Fairchild, and survived by 1 son, James Fairchild; 1 daughter, Mildred Fairchild; and 4 brothers, Tom Howard (of Van Lear), Lewis Howard, Versie Howard (of Waynesville, Ohio), and Ernie Howard. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 29 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 13, 1900), Whitt Dean is listed as the head of the household for house #245, he's a farmer, born in April of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in September of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 36), Fanny (daughter, born in April of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Lace (daughter, born in October of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), and Lillie (daughter, born in August of 1899 in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 65 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1910), Whitley F. Dean is listed as the head of the household for house #129, he's a coal miner, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 22 years, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Martha J. (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 46), Fannie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Luly (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Lilly (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 29 of the 1920 census for District 29 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 19, 1920), Son Fairchild is listed as the head of the household for house #257, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Lillian (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), and Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 31 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Lillian Fairchilds is listed as the head of the household for house #123, she's a laundress, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, first married at age 21, and she's 33 years old. Also listed are Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Junior (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of SON FAIRCHILD and LILLIAN DEAN are:

    1. MARIE FAIRCHILD, b. 1919, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) DURBIN.
    2. JAMES FAIRCHILD, b. 1920, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James Fairchild was born in Boyd County to Lillian Dean.

    The child of SON FAIRCHILD and BERTHA HOWARD is:

    1. MILDRED ANN FAIRCHILD, b. January 26, 1936, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 1, 2003, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ARNETT.
      Notes: According to her obituary Mildred Ann Fairchild Arnett (age 67), daughter of the late Son and Bertha Howard Fairchild and a resident of Hager Hill, was born January 26, 1936 in Johnson County, died July 1, 2003 in Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in the Fairchild Family Cemetery in Hager Hill. She was survived by her daughter, Betty Castle (of Highland Heights), and 1 grandchild.

    The child of LILLIAN DEAN and FORREST CONLEY is:

    1. FOREST DEAN CONLEY JR., b. February 14, 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 8, 2009, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, m. (unknown).







PATRICIA ELLEN SCHENK, daughter of MARCELLA ELIZABETH CUNNINGHAM and ARTHUR JAMES SCHENK, married DENNIS WRIGHT.

    The children of PATRICIA SCHENK and DENNIS WRIGHT are:

    1. CHAD WRIGHT.
    2. JACK WRIGHT.

    (This information comes from Shirley Watson Slenczka and other sources)







MALVA PRATER, daughter of TERIE CONLEY and FRANKLIN "DUMP" PRATER, was born about 1906 in Kentucky. She married (1) DENNIS "DEN" MAY, son of HAMILTON MAY and MIRANDA PATRICK. He was born April 15, 1905 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died March 5, 1951 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, and is buried in Oakland Cemetery in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. She married (2) (unknown first name) CLYDSVALL.

Notes: According to "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society (page 518), Malva Prater was married first to Den May and they had the children Denny May Jr. and Vivien May [sic]. She later married a man with the last name of Clydsvall.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Hamilton May married Miranda Patrick on May 1, 1894 in Magoffin County at the home of Henry Cain. The witnesses were Nancy Patrick and Myrtie Ward, and the minister was J. R. Power.

According to his death certificate, Den May died March 5, 1951 in Germantown Hospital in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, from bronchgenic carcinoma. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Salyresville [sic], Kentucky, his birth date as April 15, 1905, his marital status as married, his occupation as mechanical engineer, his parents as Ham May and Miranda Patrick, the informant as Malva May of Philadelphia, and the burial place as Oakland Cemetery in Philadelphia.

On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Ham May is listed as the head of the household for house #57, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 16 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Miranda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 36), Callie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Lucy (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Kenney (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Dennis (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Toney (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 4, 1920), Hamilton May is listed as the head of the household for house #93, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Miranda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 46), Lacy (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Kinnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Den (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Tony (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Calla May Patrick (boarder, married, seamstress, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), and Theda Calla Patrick (boarder, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11 months).

On page 2 of the 1940 census for Districe 51-1704 (Philadelphia) in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania (dated April 15, 1940), Den May is listed as the head of the household for house #12, he's the chief engineer in an office building, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 2 years of high school, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Malva (wife, born in Kentucky, 2 years of high school, age 33), Richard (son, born in Pannsylvania, age 10), and Vivian (daughter, born in Pennsylvania, age 8).

    The children of MALVA PRATER and DEN MAY are:

    1. RICHARD MAY, b. 1930, Pennsylvania.
    2. VIVIAN MAY, b. 1932, Pennsylvania.







MABEL PRATER, daughter of TERIE CONLEY and FRANKLIN "DUMP" PRATER, was born in 1903 in Kentucky, died December 4, 1971 in Madison County, Kentucky, and is buried in Berea Cemetery in Berea, Madison County, Kentucky. She married ARNOLD DEE TRUSTY about 1922. He was born June 10, 1895 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died December 4, 1956 in Madison County, Kentucky, and is buried in Berea Cemetery in Berea, Madison County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society (page 518), Mabel Prater married Dee Trusty and their children were Geraldine Trusty and Bill Trusty.

When Arnold Dee Trusty's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a printer in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, that he was single, that he served 3 years as a private in the Kentucky National Guard, and that he was born June 10, 1895 in Salyersville. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had light blue eyes and light brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones shows that Mabel Prater Trusty lived from 1903 to 1971, and was buried in Berea Cemetery in Berea, Madison County, Kentucky, that Arnold D. Trusty lived from June 10, 1898 to December 4, 1956, was buried in the same cemetery, that Geraldine F. Trusty lived from 1922 to 2013, was buried in the same cemetery, and that Gloria Jean Trusty lived from 1929 to 1939, and was buried in the same cemetery. Arnold's headstone is also engraved with "PVT CO D 335 INFANTRY WORLD WAR I."

On January 2, 1957, Mrs. Mabel Trusty filled out an application for a veteran headstone for Arnold D. Trusty. On that application it says that Arnold served from February 25, 1918 to June 29, 1918, and was honorably discharged. He served as a private in Co D 335 Infantry 84 Div. It also shows that he was born June 10, 1898 died December 4, 1956, and was buried in Berea, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mabel P. Trusty died December 4, 1971 in Madison County at the age of 67.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Arnold D. Trusty died December 4, 1956 in Madison County at the age of 58.

On pages 62 & 63 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 30, 1900), Arnold Trusty is found living in the home of his grandmother. Polly Ann Trusty is listed as the head of the household for house #540, she's a washerwoman, widowed, born in March of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, and she's 43 years old. Also listed are Ida (daughter, single, washerwoman, born in March of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Ada (daughter, born in December of 1883 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), Flora (daughter, born in March of 1885 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Lear (daughter, born in December of 1891 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), Franklin (son, born in June of 1899 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11 months), Benjamin (son, married, day laborer, born in August of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 0 years, age 20), Minnie (daughter-in-law, born in June of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 0 years, she hasn't had any children, age 23), Lear (mother, widowed, born in December of 1834 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 65), Arnold (grandson, born in June of 1893 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), and Josephine (granddaughter, born in July of 1896 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 8 of the 1930 census for District 76-16 (Berea) in Madison County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Arnold D. Trusty is listed as the head of the household for house #66, he's a printer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Mable (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 26), Geraldine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Gloria Jean (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 76-18 (Berea) in Madison County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), Arnold D. Trusty is listed as the head of the household for house #37, he's a newspaper printer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 4 years of high school, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Mabel (wife, born in Kentucky, 2 years of high school, age 36), Geradine F. [sic] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), and William R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 1 of the 1945 census for Precinct 54 in Pinellas County, Florida, A. D. Trusty is listed as the head of the household at 416 Jeffords Street, he's a printer, born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Mabel (housewife, born in Kentucky, age 42), Geraldine F. (college secretary, born in Kentucky, age 22), and Wm. A. (grade school student, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    The children of MABEL PRATER and ARNOLD TRUSTY are:

    1. GERALDINE F. TRUSTY, b. 1922, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. 2013, buried in Berea, Madison County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Geraldine F. Trusty was born in Magoffin County to Mabel Prater.
    2. GLORIA JEAN TRUSTY, b. July 19, 1929, Berea, Madison County, Kentucky, d. September 15, 1939, Berea, Madison County, Kentucky, buried in Berea, Madison County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gloria J. Trusty was born July 19, 1929 in Madison County to Mable Prater.
      According to her death certificate, Gloria Jean Trusty died September 15, 1939 in Berea, Madison County, Kentucky, from "spastic parylasis suposed to have been caused by a fall down stairs." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Berea, Kentucky, her birth date as July 19, 1929, her parents as A. D. Trusty (b. Salyersville, Kentucky) and Mable Trusty, the informant as A. D. Trusty of Berea, and the burial place as Berea.
    3. WILLIAM A. TRUSTY, b. 1931, Madison County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William A. Trusty was born in Madison County to Mable Prater.







DAVID CLARK "CLARK" PELPHREY, son of AMANDA A. CONLEY and JAMES MILTON PELPHREY, was born May 16, 1879 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 29, 1950 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Hager Hill Cemetery in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) DICIE SHULER, daughter of JACOB SHULER and (unknown), December 3, 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in July of 1874 in Ohio, and died July 19, 1929 in Gallia County, Ohio. He married (2) LORA RICE, daughter of HENRY BASCOM "BASCOM" RICE and FRANKIE FLETCHER. Lora Rice married (1) MILFORD ARMS.

Notes: Notes: Information on Clark Pelphrey can be found on page 321 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on page 130 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, David Clark Pelphrey (age 21) married Dicie Shuler (age 22) on November 3, 1900 in Johnson County.

When David Clark Pelphrey's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a fireman at a power house in Van Lear, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Dicie Pelphrey in Alice, Gallia County, Ohio, that he was living in Alice, Ohio, and that he was born May 16, 1879. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Lora Rice Pelphrey lived from January 18, 1895 to January 10, 1955, and was buried in Hager Hill Cemetery. It also says that it is thought that there is a weather-worn headstone by her that is thought to be Clark's.

According to his death certificate, David Clark Pelphrey died January 29, 1950 in Paintsville Hospital in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as May 16, 1879, his marital status as married, his occupation as retired farmer, his parents as James Milton Pelphrey and Amanda Conley, the informant as Mrs. Lora Pelphrey, and the burial place as Hager Hill Cemetery in Hager Hill, Kentucky.

According to his obituary, David Clark Pelphrey (age 70), son of James Milton and Amanda Conley Pelphrey, was a retired farmer. He was born May 16, 1879 in Johnson County, died January 29, 1950 in a local Johnson County hospital, and was buried in the Hager Hill Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Lora Rice Pelphrey; 2 sons, James Milton Pelphrey (in the U.S. Army stationed in California) and Shuler Pelphrey ("Eastern, Kentucky"); 1 daughter, Mrs. Mildred Snyder (Ewington, Ohio); and 3 brothers, John Pelphrey (West Van Lear), Milton Pelphrey (West Van Lear), and Dan Pelphrey (Ashford, West Virginia). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, David C. Pelphrey died January 29, 1950 in Johnson County at the age of 70. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to Ohio death records, Dicie Pelphrey died July 19, 1929 in Gallia County.

On page 17 of the 1870 census for Huntington in Gallia County, Ohio (dated June 3, 1870), William G. Lasley [William G. Leslie] is listed as the head of the household for house #17, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Sarah Lasley [Sarah Leslie] (born in Pennsylvania, age 53), Ellen L. Lasley [Ellen L. Leslie] (born in Ohio, age 17), Sarah C. Lasley [Sarah C. Leslie] (born in Ohio, age 14), and William F. Lasley [William F. Leslie] (born in Ohio, age 9).

On page 33 of the 1880 census for District 30 (Huntington Township) in Gallia County, Ohio (dated June 24, 1880), Dicy Shuler is found living in the home of her grandparents. William G. Leslie is listed as the head of the household for house #337, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Virginia, and he's 66 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, age 63), Ellen L. Strausbaugh (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 27), Mary E. Strausbaugh (granddaughter, born in Illinois, parents born in Ohio, age 4), and Dicy Shuler (granddaughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 5).

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 35 (Huntington Township) in Gallia County, Ohio (dated June 8, 1900), Jacob Shular is listed as the head of the household for house #87, he's a farmer, born in February of 1842 in Ohio, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Ohio, married for 20 years, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Ruth (wife, born in July of 1838 in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, married for 20 years, she hasn't had any children, age 61), and Dicie (daughter, single, not working, born in July of 1874 in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 25).

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 41 (Huntington) in Gallia County, Ohio (dated April 22, 1910), Clark D. Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a railroad worker, born in Kentucky, father born in New York, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 9 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Dicie (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 35), Mary R. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 8), Mildred A. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 4), Jacob M. (son, born in Ohio, age 6 months), and Ruth Shuler (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Ohio, father born in Ohio, mother born in Virginia, she hasn't had any children, age 71).

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 59 (Huntington) in Gallia County, Ohio (dated January 9, 1920), Clark Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's an engineer in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Dicie S. (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 45), Milded [sic] (daughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 13), Milton (son, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 10), Leslie (son, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 4 years 2 months), Ruth Twyman (daughter, married, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 18), Helen Twyman (granddaughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 1), and Ellen Sheppard (boarder, widowed, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 66).

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 60-9 (Magisterial District No. 6) in Knott County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Clark Pelphrey is found living as a boarder in house #32. He's a coal loader in the coal mines, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also living in this house is Milton Pelfrey (roomer, single, coal loader in the coal mines, born in Ohio, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 20).

On page 11 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 6, 1940), Clark Pelphry is listed as the head of the household for house #86, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 60 years old. Also listed is Lora (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, age 45).

    The children of CLARK PELPHREY and DICIE SHULER are:

    1. MARY RUTH PELPHREY, b. 1902, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) TWYMAN.
    2. MILDRED A. PELPHREY, b. March 31, 1906, Ohio, d. February 2, 1995, Marion, Marion County, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) SNYDER.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mildred A. Snyder was born March 31, 1906, and died February 2, 1995. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Marion, Marion County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Mildred A. Snyder Pelphrey was born March 31, 1906 in Ohio, and died February 2, 1995 in a long-term care facility in Marion County at the age of 88. Her father's surname is listed as Pelphrey, her mother's maiden name as Shuler, and she was widowed at the time of her death.
    3. JACOB MILTON PELPHREY, b. October 13, 1909, Huntington Township, Gallia County, Ohio, d. February 9, 1983, Hillsborough County, Florida.
      Notes: According to Ohio birth record transcripts, Jacob M. Pelphrey was born October 13, 1909 in Huntington Township, Gallia County, to David C. Pelphrey and Dicie Shuler.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jacob Pelphrey was born October 13, 1909, and died in February of 1983. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida.
      According to Florida death record transcripts, Jacob Milton Pelphrey was born October 13, 1909, and died February 9, 1983 in Hillsborough County at the age of 73.
      According to Department of Veteran's Affairs death file transcripts, Jacob Pelphrey was born October 13, 1909, and died February 9, 1983. He served in the U.S. Air Force from December 13, 1940 to March 31, 1965.
      Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of his headstone shows that Jacob M. Pelphrey lived from October 13, 1909 to February 9, 1987, and was buried in Indian Hill Cemetery in Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida. The headstone also shows that he was a Master Sargeant in the U.S. Air Force serving in World War II and Korea.
    4. LESLIE SHULER PELPHREY, b. October 6, 1915, Huntington Township, Ohio, d. October 26, 1962, buried in Toro, Sabine Parish, Louisiana, m. JOYCE (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Ohio birth record transcripts, Leslie S. Pelphrey was born October 6, 1915 in Huntington Township, Gallia County, to David C. Pelphrey and Dicie Shuler.
      Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of his headstone shows that Leslie S. Pelphrey lived from October 6, 1915 to October 26, 1962, and was buried in Pisgah Cemetery in Toro, Sabine Parish, Louisiana.
      On November 7, 1962, Mrs. Joyce M. Pelphrey, "widow," filled out an application for a veteran headstone for Leslie S. Pelphrey. On that application it says that Leslie enlisted as a private in December 12, 1940 in "Provisional Panama Recruit Det.A.C. U.S. Army Air Force, and was honorably discharged on January 17, 1942. He was born October 6, 1915, died October 26, 1962, and was buried in Pisgah Cemetery in Toro, Louisiana. The application was approved and the headstone ordered on December 14, 1962.







MAMIE WATSON, daughter of ELIZABETH "LIBBY" SUSAN ADKINS and ISAAC HARDEN WATSON, was born February 3, 1897 in Steuben, Wisconsin. She married CLARENCE MONROE CUNNINGHAM, October 9, 1918. He was born March 18, 1893.

    The children of MAMIE WATSON and CLARENCE CUNNINGHAM are:

    1. LAURA LUELLA RUTH CUNNINGHAM, m. CARL ALFRED CARLSON.
    2. MARCELLA ELIZABETH CUNNINGHAM, b. September 28, 1920, d. December 23, 1983, Pillager, Cass County, Minnesota, m. ARTHUR JAMES SCHENK.
    3. LEROY MONROE CUNNINGHAM, d. May 14, 2011, m. MARY LOMANGO.
    4. AMANDA DELENE CUNNINGHAM, b. January 6, 1924, d. April 8, 1950, m. JAMES NADEAU.
    5. GERALD ERWIN CUNNINGHAM, m. LORETTA FRAAS.
    6. RUTH IRENE CUNNINGHAM, m. ROBERT EDWARD JOHNSON.
    7. DOROTHY ANN CUNNINGHAM.
    8. MAXINE BEVERLEY CUNNINGHAM, d. January 15, 2014. She m. WILLIAM SEARCH.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Pauline Meier, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







LAURA LUELLA RUTH CUNNINGHAM, daughter of MAMIE WATSON and CLARENCE MONROE CUNNINGHAM, married CARL ALFRED CARLSON.

    The children of LAURA CUNNINGHAM and CARL CARLSON are:

    1. CAROL ANN CARLSON, m. JEROME W. HOSTRAWSER.
    2. RICHARD ALFRED CARLSON, b. October 16, 1941, d. September 15, 1949.
    3. ROBERT ALLEN CARLSON, m. BARBARA TINGSTAD.
    4. KENNETH LEROY CARLSON, m. MYRNA KAY YOUNG.
    5. CARL LAWRENCE CARLSON, m. PENELOPE C. HANSEN.
    6. GERALD STEVENS CARLSON.
    7. JAMES EDWARD CARLSON.
    8. DEBORAH JEAN CARLSON.
    9. CYNTHIA ANN CARLSON.
    10. KAY LOUISE CARLSON.
    11. PAUL ANDREW CARLSON.
    12. WESLEY JOHN CARLSON.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







CAROL ANN CARLSON, daughter of LAURA LUELLA RUTH CUNNINGHAM and CARL ALFRED CARLSON, married JEROME W. HOSTRAWSER.

    The children of CAROL CARLSON and JEROME HOSTRAWSER are:

    1. DAWN MARIE HOSTRAWSER.
    2. ROSEMARY LOUISE HOSTRAWSER.
    3. SUE ANN HOSTRAWSER.
    4. MARK JEROME HOSTRAWSER.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







ROBERT ALLEN CARLSON, son of LAURA LUELLA RUTH CUNNINGHAM and CARL ALFRED CARLSON, married BARBARA TINGSTAD.

    The child of ROBERT CARLSON and BARBARA TINGSTAD is:

    1. TODD ALLEN CARLSON.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







KENNETH LEROY CARLSON, son of LAURA LUELLA RUTH CUNNINGHAM and CARL ALFRED CARLSON, married MYRNA KAY YOUNG.

    The child of KENNETH CARLSON and MYRNA YOUNG is:

    1. KELLIE ANN CARLSON.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







CARL LAWRENCE CARLSON, son of LAURA LUELLA RUTH CUNNINGHAM and CARL ALFRED CARLSON, married PENELOPE C. HANSEN.

    The children of CARL CARLSON and PENELOPE HANSEN are:

    1. TYLER J. CARLSON.
    2. TINA MARIE CARLSON.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







MARCELLA ELIZABETH CUNNINGHAM, daughter of MAMIE WATSON and CLARENCE MONROE CUNNINGHAM, was born September 28, 1920, and died December 23, 1983 in Pillager, Cass County, Minnesota. She married ARTHUR JAMES SCHENK. He was born January 28, 1917, and died September 16, 1996 in Palisade, Aitkin County, Minnesota.

Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Marcella Schenk was born September 28, 1920, and died in December of 1983. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Minnesota, her last place of residence was in Swatara, Aitkin County, Minnesota, and her last benefit was paid out in Pillager, Cass County, Minnesota.

According to Minnesota death record transcripts, Marcella Elizabeth Schenk was born September 28, 1920, and died December 23, 1983 in Cass County. Her mother's maiden name is listed as Watson.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Arthur J. Schenk was born January 28, 1917, and died September 16, 1996. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Minnesota, and his last place of residence was in Palisade, Aitkin County, Minnesota.

According to Minnesota death record transcripts, Arthur J. Schenk was born January 28, 1917, and died September 16, 1996 in Aitkin County. His mother's maiden name is listed as Sinker.

    The children of MARCELLA CUNNINGHAM and ARTHUR SCHENK are:

    1. MARY ELIZABETH SCHENK, m. (1) LLOYD E. MEYERS, m. (2) DORMAN THOMPSON.
    2. ARTHUR JAMES SCHENK JR., m. KATHLEEN ELIZABETH BENSON.
    3. SUSAN KAY SCHENK, m. (1) WILLIAM TRUEN, m. (2) ROBERT MURPHY.
    4. PATRICIA ELLEN SCHENK, m. DENNIS WRIGHT.
    5. MICHAEL THOMAS SCHENK, b. April 27, 1949, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, d. April 22, 2000, Woodbury, Washington County, Minnesota.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Michael T. Schenk was born April 27, 1949, and died April 22, 2000. He received his Social Security card in 1965 in Minnesota.
      According to Minnesota death record transcripts, Michael Thomas Schenk was born April 27, 1949 in Saint Paul, and died April 22, 2000 in Woodbury, Washington County. His mother's maiden name is listed as Cunningham.
    6. SARAH JANE SCHENK, m. (1) (unknown first name) TORRES (divorced), m. (2) JIM ARNETT.
    7. TERESA MARIE SCHENK, b. July 29, 1952, Minnesota, d. January 22, 2010, m. THOMAS ELLIS.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Shirley Watson Slenczka, Jessica Schenk Gittings, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







MARY ELIZABETH SCHENK, daughter of MARCELLA ELIZABETH CUNNINGHAM and ARTHUR JAMES SCHENK, married (1) LLOYD E. MEYERS (divorced). She married (2) DORMAN THOMPSON.

    The children of MARY SCHENK and LLOYD MEYERS are:

    1. ELIZABETH LORIANN MEYERS.
    2. LLOYD EDWARD MEYERS.
    3. ALLAN MICHAEL MEYERS.

    The child of MARY SCHENK and DORMAN THOMPSON is:

    1. KATHRYN THOMPSON.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Shirley Watson Slenczka, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







SUSAN KAY SCHENK, daughter of MARCELLA ELIZABETH CUNNINGHAM and ARTHUR JAMES SCHENK, married (1) WILLIAM TRUEN. He died October 7, 1973. Susan Schenk married (2) ROBERT MURPHY.

Notes: William Truen died from a gunshot wound.

    The children of SUSAN SCHENK and WILLIAM TRUEN are:

    1. JENNIFER ANNE TRUEN.
    2. LYNNE MARIE TRUEN.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Shirley Watson Slenczka, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







LEROY MONROE CUNNINGHAM, son of MAMIE WATSON and CLARENCE MONROE CUNNINGHAM, died May 14, 2011. He married MARY LOMANGO.

Notes: Leroy Cunningham died at the age of 88.

    The children of LEROY CUNNINGHAM and MARY LOMANGO are:

    1. ROBERT JOSEPH CUNNINGHAM.
    2. DELANE CUNNINGHAM.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Shirley Watson Slenczka, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







AMANDA DELENE CUNNINGHAM, daughter of MAMIE WATSON and CLARENCE MONROE CUNNINGHAM, was born January 6, 1924, and died April 8, 1950. She married JAMES NADEAU.

    The children of AMANDA CUNNINGHAM and JAMES NADEAU are:

    1. DONALD JAMES NADEAU, m. LINDA CARLSON.
    2. LINDA MARIE NADEAU.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







GERALD ERWIN CUNNINGHAM, son of MAMIE WATSON and CLARENCE MONROE CUNNINGHAM, married LORETTA FRAAS. She died in February of 2012 in Minnesota

    The children of GERALD CUNNINGHAM and LORETTA FRAAS are:

    1. JOHN LEROY CUNNINGHAM.
    2. COLLEEN CHRISTINE CUNNINGHAM.
    3. DAVID GERALD CUNNINGHAM.
      Notes: David Gerald Cunningham died about 2009.
    4. JEFFREY MARSHALL CUNNINGHAM.
    5. ROGER PAUL CUNNINGHAM.
    6. MARY CLAIRE CUNNINGHAM.
      Notes: Mary Claire Cunningham died from brain damage due to a motorcycle accident.
    7. JOANNE FRANCES CUNNINGHAM.
    8. CHRISTOPHER BENJAMIN CUNNINGHAM.
    9. REBECCA ANN CUNNINGHAM.
    10. THOMAS SCOTT JOHNSON.
    11. JOLENE MARIE JOHNSON.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Shirley Watson Slenczka, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







RUTH IRENE CUNNINGHAM, daughter of MAMIE WATSON and CLARENCE MONROE CUNNINGHAM, married ROBERT EDWARD JOHNSON. He died December 24, 2013.

    The children of RUTH CUNNINGHAM and ROBERT JOHNSON are:

    1. EDWARD ROBERT JOHNSON, m. (1) (unknown), m. (2) (unknown), m. (3) CORA ELIZABETH "LIZ" (unknown last name).
    2. JANINE BETH JOHNSON, m. (1) CHARLES MCSHERRY, m. (2) BRAD LEE BENOIT.
    3. THOMAS SCOTT JOHNSON, d. October 5, 1976.
      Notes: Thomas Scott Johnson died from a gunshot wound.
    4. JOLENE MARIE JOHNSON, m. CLINTON SCOTT MOHR.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Shirley Watson Slenczka, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







MAXINE BEVERLEY CUNNINGHAM, daughter of MAMIE WATSON and CLARENCE MONROE CUNNINGHAM, died January 15, 2014. She married WILLIAM SEARCH.

    The children of MAXINE CUNNINGHAM and WILLIAM SEARCH are:

    1. BARBARA ANN SEARCH.
    2. SHIRLEY LYNN SEARCH.
    3. JUDITH LOUISE SEARCH.
    4. JOHN SEARCH.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







RUBY WATSON, daughter of ELIZABETH "LIBBY" SUSAN ADKINS and ISAAC HARDEN WATSON, was born October 30, 1901 in Steuben, Wisconsin. She married ARTHUR BARTHEL, son of FRANK BARTHEL and AUGUSTA AMELIA "ANNA" SANOW, August 18, 1919. He was born about 1898 in Iowa.

Notes: On page 13 of the 1910 census for Amherst Township in Cherokee County, Iowa (dated April 28, 1910), Frank Barthel is listed as the head of the household for house #102, no occupation listed, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, 1st marriage, married for 13 years, and is 35 years old. Also listed are Annie (wife, birthplace unreadable, parents born in Germany, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 32), Arthur (son, birthplace unreadable, age 12), Carl (son, birthplace unreadable, age 10), Rosy (daughter, born in Iowa, age 8), Albert (son, born in Iowa, age 4), and Cecelia (daughter, born in Iowa, age 3 months).

On pages 8 & 9 of the 1920 census for Altona Township in Pipestone County, Minnesota (dated February 24, 25, and 26, 1920), Frank Barthel is listed as the head of the household for house #168, he's a farmer, born in Luxemburg, parents born in Luxemburg, immigrated to the United States in 1893, became a naturized citizen in 1900, owns his house, and is 45 years old. Also listed are Anna (wife, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, age 41), Arthur (son, married, farm laborer, born in Iowa, age 21), Carl (son, born in Iowa, age 19), Rosa (daughter, born in Iowa, age 17), Albert (son, born in Iowa, age 14), Cecilia (daughter, born in Iowa, 10), Clarence (son, born in Iowa, 6), Franklin (son, born in Minnesota, 1 year 9 months), Ruby (daughter-in-law, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Wisconsin, age 18), and Mike Britz (unknown relationship, single, born in Luxemburg, father born in Germany, mother born in Luxemburg, immigrated in 1903, naturalized in 1919, age 42).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for Altona Township in Pipestone County, Minnesota s(dated April 22, 1930), Arthur Barthel is listed as the head of the household for house #35, he's a farmer, born in Iowa, father born in Luxemburg, mother born in Illinois, first married at age 21, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Ruby (wife, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Wisconsin, first married at 17, age 28), Bernetha (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 9), Lucille (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 5), and Lawrence A. (son, born in Minnesota, age 3 years 3 months).

    The children of RUBY WATSON and ARTHUR BARTHEL are:

    1. BERNEATHA BARTHEL, b. 1921, Minnesota, m. IVAN DAMM.
    2. LUCILLE BARTHEL, b. 1925, Minnesota, m. DELBERT PAUER.
    3. LAWRENCE A. BARTHEL, b. 1927, Minnesota, m. IRENE CLARK.
    4. (unnamed boy) BARTHEL (died at birth).
    5. (unnamed boy) BARTHEL (died at birth).
    6. JOYCE BARTHEL, m. (1) HUBERT WARTNER, m. (2) JOHN BARKER.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Pauline Meier, Vicki Bartel Sanow, the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen, and other sources)







BERNEATHA BARTHEL, daughter of RUBY WATSON and ARTHUR BARTHEL, was born about 1921 in Minnesota. She married IVAN DAMM.

    The children of BERNEATHA BARTHEL and IVAN DAMM are:

    1. JAMES LEROY DAMM, m. KAY LUCAS.
    2. JANICE LEE DAMM, m. (1) (unknown first name) PETERSON, m. (2) JACK OGREN.
    3. JEANNE LOIS DAMM.
    4. THOMAS LYDELL DAMM, m. RACHEL (unknown last name).

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







JAMES LEROY DAMM, son of BERNEATHA BARTHEL and IVAN DAMM, married KAY LUCAS.

    The children of JAMES DAMM and KAY LUCAS are:

    1. CINDA MARIE DAMM.
    2. CHERYL LYNN DAMM.
    3. KARLA KAY DAMM.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







JANICE LEE DAMM, daughter of BERNEATHA BARTHEL and IVAN DAMM, married (1) (unknown first name) PETERSON. She married (2) JACK OGREN.

    The children of JANICE DAMM and (unknown first name) PETERSON are:

    1. JEANENE LOUISE PETERSON.
    2. JOEL GORDON PETERSON.
    3. GERALD PETERSON.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







LUCILLE BARTHEL, daughter of RUBY WATSON and ARTHUR BARTHEL, was born about 1925 in Minnesota. She married DELBERT PAUER.

    The children of LUCILLE BARTHEL and DELBERT PAUER are:

    1. LARRY DEAN PAUER.
    2. DENNIS CLARK PAUER, m. PATRICIA (unknown last name).
    3. NANCY JO BAUER.
    4. RANDAL KRAIG PAUER.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







LAWRENCE BARTHEL, son of RUBY WATSON and ARTHUR BARTHEL, was born about 1927 in Minnesota. He married IRENE CLARK.

    The children of LAWRENCE BARTHEL and IRENE CLARK are:

    1. CYNTHIA MARIE BARTHEL.
    2. EDWARD BARTHEL.
    3. DOUGLAS BARTHEL.
    4. MARCELLA BARTHEL.
    5. LYNETTE BARTHEL.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







JOYCE BARTHEL, daughter of RUBY WATSON and ARTHUR BARTHEL, married (1) HUBERT WARTNER. She married (2) JOHN BARKER.

    The children of JOYCE BARTHEL and HUBERT WARTNER are:

    1. BARRY JOE WARTNER.
    2. BRENDA JOYCE WARTNER.
    3. GERALD WARTNER.
    4. JULIE ANN WARTNER.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







EDWARD EVERETT WATSON, son of ELIZABETH "LIBBY" SUSAN ADKINS and ISAAC HARDEN WATSON, was born April 18, 1905 in Moody County, South Dakota. He married VELMA ILENE KIELLEY, May 27, 1935. She was born May 22, 1909.

    The children of EDWARD WATSON and VELMA KIELLEY are:

    1. SHARON WATSON, m. CURTIS EIDE.
    2. SHIRLEY ANN WATSON, m. EDWARD SLENCZKA.
    3. SANDRA WATSON, m. ROBERT CONANT.
    4. EDWARD EVERETT WATSON JR. (deceased).
    5. GARY STEVEN WATSON.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Pauline Meier, Shirley Watson Slenczka, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







SHARON WATSON, daughter of EVERETT EDWARD WATSON and VELMA ILENE KIELLEY, married CURTIS EIDE.

    The children of SHARON WATSON and CURTIS EIDE are:

    1. CURTIS LEROY EIDE.
    2. TAMMY SUE EIDE.
    3. KENT EDWARD EIDE.
    4. SCOTT ALLEN EIDE.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







SHIRLEY ANN WATSON, daughter of EVERETT EDWARD WATSON and VELMA ILENE KIELLEY, married EDWARD SLENCZKA.

    The children of SHIRLEY WATSON and EDWARD SLENCZKA are:

    1. MICHAEL JOSEPH SLENCZKA, b. about 1960, d. September 7, 2016, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, m. KRISTINA GEHRINGER.
    2. MICHELE ANN SLENCZKA.
    3. MARK EDWARD SLENCZKA.

    (This information comes from Shirley Watson Slenczka, Pauline Meier, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







SANDRA WATSON, daughter of EVERETT EDWARD WATSON and VELMA ILENE KIELLEY, married ROBERT CONANT.

    The children of SANDRA WATSON and ROBERT CONANT are:

    1. KIMBERLY ANN CONANT.
    2. ROBERT THAYNE CONANT.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







JERMIAH BURNICE WATSON, son of ELIZABETH "LIBBY" SUSAN ADKINS and ISAAC HARDEN WATSON, was born October 23, 1906 in South Dakota. He married MARY RATLOFF, August 12, 1945 in St. Paul, Minnesota.

    The children of BURNICE WATSON and MARY RATLOFF are:

    1. KENNETH ISAAC WATSON, b. February 16, 1946, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, d. August 1, 2012, Summerville, Dorchester County, South Carolina, m. KRISTEN E. (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to his obituary, Kenneth Watson (age 66), son of the late Burnice and Mary Evelyn Norton Watson, was a U.S. Navy veteran and a resident of Ladson, South Carolina at the time of his death. He was born February 16, 1946 in St. Paul, Minnesota, and died August 1, 2012 in Summerville Medical Center. He was survived by his wife of 43 years, Kirsten E. Watson; 2 sons, Kristopfer J. Watson and Kevin M. Watson (both of Ladson); and 1 sister, Diane James (Haysville, Kansas).
    2. DIANE ELIZABETH WATSON, m. (1) ANDRE LEE O'CONNER (divorced), m. (2) LOREN JAMES.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Pauline Meier, Shirley Watson Slenczka, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thiesen)







AMOS MARION ADKINS, son of GEORGE BUCHANAN ADKINS and SUSAN ELLEN BARROWS, was born about 1872 in Wisconsin, and died December 2, 1928 in Bellingham, Washington. He married CHRISTINE CHRISTENSON in Washington.

    The children of AMOS ADKINS and CHRISTINE CHRISTENSON are:

    1. MARION ADKINS.
    2. HELEN ADKINS.
    3. FLORENCE ADKINS, m. G. E. ST. JOHN.
    4. HARRY ADKINS.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Pauline Maier, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







FLORENCE ADKINS, daughter of AMOS MARION ADKINS and CHRISTINE CHRISTENSON, died June 14, 1943. She married G. E. ST. JOHN.

Notes: Florence Adkins died of cancer.

    The child of FLORENCE ADKINS and G. E. ST. JOHN is:

    1. JOAN ST. JOHN.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







LEVI ADKINS, son of GEORGE BUCHANAN ADKINS and SUSAN ELLEN BARROWS, was born about 1877 in Wisconsin. He married GERTRUDE MCDOWELL in Wisconsin.

    The children of LEVI ADKINS and GERTRUDE MCDOWELL are:

    1. MARY ADKINS.
    2. KENNETH ADKINS, m. ALETA (unknown last name).
    3. VILAS ADKINS.
    4. EVERETT ADKINS.
    5. MILDRED ADKINS.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Pauline Maier, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







KENNETH ADKINS, son of LEVI ADKINS and GERTRUDE MCDOWELL, married ALETA (unknown last name).

    The child of KENNETH ADKINS and ALETA (unknown last name) is:

    1. JOYCE ADKINS.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Pauline Maier, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







NATHAN ADKINS, son of GEORGE BUCHANAN ADKINS and SUSAN ELLEN BARROWS, was born about 1878 in Wisconsin. He married PEARL MAUD SCOTT in Wisconsin.

    The children of NATHAN ADKINS and PEARL SCOTT are:

    1. HILDA ADKINS.
    2. HAROLD ADKINS.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Pauline Maier, and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







JOHN CONLEY ADKINS, son of ELIZABETH CONLEY and JOSEPH ADKINS, was born May 7, 1835 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died September 28, 1921 in Stockton, San Joaquin County, California. He married ELIZABETH HELEN BORAH, daughter of GEORGE BORAH, March 3, 1859 in Mt. Ida, Wisconsin. She was born April 7, 1833 in Logansport, Butler County, Kentucky, and died January 8, 1924 in Stockton, San Joaquin County, California.

Notes: Elizabeth Borah was the sister of the husband of John's sister, Louisa.

On page 8 of the 1860 census for Fennimore in Grant County, Wisconsin (dated June 28, 1860), John Adkins is listed as the head of the household for house #278, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 27), and Dwight Uter (born in Wisconsin, age 13). They are living next to John's widowed mother.

    The children of JOHN ADKINS and ELIZABETH BORAH are:

    1. LAURETTA OLIVE ADKINS, b. March 3, 1861, d. December 21, 1910, m. HARLOW LINCOLN HASKINS.
    2. JOHN JACKSON ADKINS, b. August 30, 1862, Fennimore, Wisconsin, d. June 1, 1956, Norfolk, Nebraska, m. HATTIE CARRIAH HASKINS.
    3. EVA ADKINS, m. RALPH BACHELOR.
    4. HUGH LEE ADKINS, m. (1) HENRIETTA REYNOLDS, m. (2) MILDRED MARTIN ASHBROOK.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Michael Leonard, Pauline Maier, the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen, and other sources)







LAURETTA OLIVE ADKINS, daughter of JOHN CONLEY ADKINS and ELIZABETH HELEN BORAH, was born March 3, 1861, and died December 21, 1910. She married HARLOW LINCOLN HASKINS, November 2, 1884. He was born October 21, 1861, and died in Oldham, South Dakota.

Notes: Harlow was the brother of Lauretta's sister-in-law, Hattie Carriah Haskins.

    The children of LAURETTA ADKINS and HARLOW HASKINS are:

    1. FLORENCE BELVE HASKINS, b. February 16, 1886, m. JOSEPH SIEP, November 28, 1917.
    2. ROSCOE BURNETT HASKINS, b. January 1, 1888, d. January 1, 1888.
    3. HUGH LINCOLN HASKINS, b. January 25, 1890, m. ELDA MCKINNEY, December 13, 1913. She was b. September 11, 1891.
    4. FOSTER HASKINS, b. August 8, 1896, m. ETHEL BICKETT, March 6, 1918. She was b. December 27, 1896.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







JOHN JACKSON ADKINS, son of JOHN CONLEY ADKINS and ELIZABETH HELEN BORAH, was born August 30, 1862 in Fennimore, Wisconsin, and died June 1, 1956 in Norfolk, Nebraska. He married HATTIE CARRIAH HASKINS, January 1, 1885 in Winifred, South Dakota. She was born December 28, 1862, and died August 23, 1950 in South Dakota.

Notes: Hattie was the sister of John's brother-in-law, Harlow Lincoln Haskins.

    The children of JOHN ADKINS and HATTIE HASKINS are:

    1. GOLDIE INEZ ADKINS, b. August 30, 1885, m. JERRY BROWN, September 20, 1911, Oldham, South Dakota.
    2. BURCHARD EUGENE ADKINS, b. March 9, 1887, m. DELIA WALKER.
    3. JOHN J. "BARNEY" ADKINS, b. February 5, 1893, m. MARGARET LAURSEN.
    4. HAZEL MAUDE ADKINS, b. November 18, 1895, d. January 23, 1901.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







FRANCIS MARION ADKINS, son of ELIZABETH CONLEY and JOSEPH ADKINS, was born September 5, 1839 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died before 1910 in South Dakota, and is buried in Towles Cemetery in Wayne Township, Lake County, South Dakota. He married MINERVA SALMON, daughter of NANCY (unknown last name), in 1865. She was born about 1848 in Warren County, Indiana, died after 1930, and is buried in Towles Cemetery in Ada, Norman County, Minnesota.

Notes: From Bethel McFarland Thielsen: "Aunt Minerva, was Irish, and it amused Mother to hear her say, after she sat the teakettle in the center of the stove, 'Now bile.'

"In the gravelot with Francis Marion Adkins and his wife, Minerva, is his Mother, Elizabeth Conley Adkins."

On page 21 of the 1870 census for Franklin in Vernon County, Wisconsin (dated July 7, 1870), Marion Adkins is listed as the head of the household for house #158, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Minerva (born in Indiana, age 22), Nancy (born in Wisconsin, age 4), and Joseph (born in Wisconsin, age 1).

On page 2 of the 1900 census for District 211 (Spring Lake) in Kingsbury County, South Dakota (dated June 2, 1900), Marion Adkins is listed as the head of the household for house #297, his occupation is hard to read but looks like it says landlord, born in September of 1839 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 35 years, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Minerva (wife, mother born in Tennessee, age 50 [hard to read]), and Clinton J. (son, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Indiana) [bad scan].

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 262 (Spring Lake) in Kingsbury County, South Dakota (dated May 10 & 11, 1910), Minerva is widowed and found living with her son. Dell Adkins is listed as the head of the household for house #158, he's a farmer, single, born in Wisconsin, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Indiana, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Minerva (mother, widowed, born in Indiana, father born in New Jersey, mother born in New York, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 61), George McKinney (servant, single, farm laborer, born in Iowa, parents born in Iowa, age 18), and Ella E. McKinney (boarder, single, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in the United States, age 19). There is a "1" next to the section that says that Minerva is widowed. This could mean that she's been widowed a year.

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 117 (Ramona) in Lake County, South Dakota (dated January 30 & 31, 1920), Minerva Adkins is listed as the head of the household for house #210, she's widowed, no occupation, born in Indiana, father born in New Jersey, mother born in Tennessee, and she's 76 years old. Also listed are Delbert (son, single, stock buyer, born in Wisconsin, age 45), and Louis Thorsheim (hired man, single, laborer in a stock yard, born in Iowa, parents born in Norway, age 32).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 54-18 (McDonaldsville) in Norman County, Minnesota (dated April 4, 5 & 7, 1930), Dell Adkins is listed as the head of the household for house #22, he's a farmer, single, born in Wisconsin, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Indiana, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Minerva (mother, widowed, born in Indiana, parents born in New Jersey, first married at 16, age 81), and Albert (brother, single, farmer, born in Wisconsin, age 53).

    The children of FRANCIS ADKINS and MINERVA SALMON are:

    1. NANCY JANE "JENNIE" ADKINS, b. April 1, 1866, Grant County, Wisconsin, d. August 11, 1917, Lake County, South Dakota, m. WILLIAM F. DOCHNAHL.
    2. JOSEPH ADKINS.
      Notes: Joseph Adkins was a bachelor and ran a livery stable. He was killed in an automobile accident.
    3. DELBERT "DELL" ADKINS, b. 1875, Wisconsin.
      Notes: Dell Adkins was a bachelor and a farmer in Oldham, Kingsbury County, South Dakota.
    4. ALBERT ADKINS, b. 1877, Wisconsin, d. Ada, Norman County, Minnesota.
    5. JOHN CLINTON ADKINS, m. HELEN MONROE.
    6. EARL ADKINS, b. March 11, 1885, Miner County, South Dakota, d. April 6, 1948, Ramona, Lake County, South Dakota, m. GRACE MAE SHERMAN, November 23, 1909, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She was b. May 10, 1888, Miner County, South Dakota, d. July 28, 1969, Ramona, Lake County, South Dakota.
    7. HARVEY ADKINS, m. EMMA BOHLMAN.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Michael Leonard, Pauline Maier, the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen, and other sources)







NANCY JANE "JENNIE" ADKINS, daughter of FRANCIS MARION ADKINS and MINERVA SALMON, was born April 1, 1866 in Grant County, Wisconsin, died August 11, 1917 in Lake County, South Dakota, and is buried in Madison, Lake County, South Dakota. She married WILLIAM F. DOCHNAHL, son of CONRAD DOCHNAHL, about 1887 in Lake County, South Dakota. He was born August 1, 1864 in Grant County, Wisconsin, died October 31, 1950 in Madison, Lake County, South Dakota, and is buried in Madison, Lake County, South Dakota. William Dochnahl married (2) MATILDA LOVELL, March 19, 1919 in Madison, Lake County, South Dakota. He married (3) HELENA (unknown last name).

Notes: On page 10 of the 1880 census for District 101 (Cassville) in Grant County, Wisconsin (dated June 14 & 15, 1880), Conrad Dochnahl is listed as the head of the household for house #78, he's a farmer, born in Nassau, parents born in Nassau, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Margret (wife, born in Nassau, parents born in Nassau, age 50), Mary (daughter, single, not working, born in Wisconsin, age 25), Elisabeth (daughter, single, does housework, born in Wisconsin, age 23), William (son, born in Wisconsin, age 16), Joseph F. (son, born in Wisconsin, age 9), and William Walter (grandson, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Nassau, age 3).

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 212 (Badus) in Lake County, South Dakota (dated June 6, 1900), William Dochnahl is listed as the head of the household for house #64, he's a farmer, born in August of 1864 in Wisconsin, parents born in Germany, married for 13 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Jennie (wife, born in April of 1866 in Wisconsin, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Indiana, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 34), Bertha (daughter, born in December of 1887 in South Dakota, age 12), Francis (daughter, born in July of 1889 in South Dakota, age 10), Walter (son, born in March of 1891 in South Dakota, age 9), and Albert (son, born in October of 1897 in South Dakota, age 2).

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 264 (Badus) in Lake County, South Dakota (dated April 22, 1910), William Dochnahl is listed as the head of the household for family #25 (the dwellings aren't numbered), he's a farmer, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Germany, 2nd marriage, married for 22 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Jennie (wife, born in Wisconsin, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Indiana, 2nd marriage, married for 22 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 44), Bertie (daughter, single, housekeeper, born in South Dakota, age 22), Francis (son, born in South Dakota, age 20), Walter (son, born in South Dakota, age 19), Albert (son, born in South Dakota, age 12), Bessie (daughter, born in South Dakota, age 9), William (son, born in South Dakota, age 7), Earl (son, born in South Dakota, age 4), and Conrad Dochnahl (father, widowed, living off of own income [retired], born in Germany, parents born in Germany, age 86).

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 119 (Winfred) in Lake County, South Dakota (dated January 29, 1920), William Dochnahl is found living in the home of his son. Walter Dochnahl is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in South Dakota, parents born in Wisconsin, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Emma (wife, born in Nebraska, parents born in Norway, age 26), Albert (partner, [brother] farmer, single, born in South Dakota, parents born in Wisconsin, age 22), William (father, married, not working, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Germany, age 54), Bessie (sister, school teacher, born in South Dakota, age 19), William (brother, born in South Dakota, age 16), and Earl (brother, born in South Dakota, age 14).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 40-13 (Madison) in Lake County, South Dakota (dated April 22, 1930), Wm. Dochnahl is listed as the head of the household for house #88, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Germany, first married at age 21, and he's 65 years old. Also listed is Helena [hard to read] (wife, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, first married at 22, age 56).

    The children of JENNIE ADKINS and WILLIAM DOCHNAHL are:

    1. BERTHA MARGARET "BERTIE" DOCHNAHL, b. December 23, 1887, Miner County, South Dakota, m. PATRICK EARL DOOLEY.
    2. FRANCIS JOSEPH DOCHNAHL, b. July 8, 1889, Miner County, South Dakota, d. April 29, 1944, Ada, Minnesota.
      Notes: Francis Dochnahl never married.
    3. WALTER DELBERT DOCHNAHL, b. March 20, 1891, Miner County, South Dakota, d. April 19, 1964, m. EMMA WOLD.
    4. GRACE DOCHNAHL, b. January 9, 1895, d. May 2, 1895.
    5. ALBERT MARION DOCHNAHL, b. October 18, 1897, d. June 5, 1970, m. JESSIE DIXON.
    6. BETTY MINERVA DOCHNAHL, b. June 20, 1900, m. JACK C. REDMOND.
    7. WILLIAM CLINTON DOCHNAHL, b. April 1, 1903, m. (1) MADELINE HOGAN, m. (2) MYRTLE MANKIN.
    8. EARL ADKINS DOCHNAHL, b. October 5, 1905, Miner County, South Dakota, m. MARGUERITE HOFF.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







BERTHA MARGARET "BERTIE" DOCHNAHL, daughter of NANCY JANE ADKINS and WILLIAM F. DOCHNAHL, was born December 23, 1887 in Miner County, South Dakota. She married PATRICK EARL DOOLEY in Lake County, South Dakota.

    The children of BERTIE DOCHNAHL and PATRICK DOOLEY are:

    1. GWENDOLYN YEVON DOOLEY.
    2. ROBERT FRANCIS DOOLEY.
    3. DARRELL HARDING DOOLEY.
    4. DONNA MAXINE DOOLEY.
    5. BETTY JANE DOOLEY.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







WALTER DELBERT DOCHNAHL, son of NANCY JANE ADKINS and WILLIAM F. DOCHNAHL, was born March 20, 1891 in Miner County, South Dakota, and died April 19, 1964. He married EMMA WOLD about 1921. She was born about 1895 in Nebraska.

Notes: On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 40-20 (Wayne) in Lake County, South Dakota (dated April 26, 1930), Walter Dochnal is listed as the head of the household for house #60, he's a farm laborer, born in South Dakota, father born in Illinois, mother born in Wisconsin, first married at age 30, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Emma (wife, born in Nebraska, parents born in Norway, first married at 26, age 35), Fern (daughter, born in South Dakota, age 8), and Phillis (daughter, born in South Dakota, age 3).

    The children of WALTER DOCHNAHL and EMMA WOLD are:

    1. FERN EVANGELINE DOCHNAHL, b. 1922, South Dakota.
    2. PHYLLIS DARLENE DOCHNAHL, b. 1927, South Dakota.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier, the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen, and other sources)







ALBERT MARION DOCHNAHL, son of NANCY JANE ADKINS and WILLIAM F. DOCHNAHL, was born October 18, 1897, and died June 5, 1970. He married JESSIE DIXON in Madison, Lake County, South Dakota.

    The child of ALBERT DOCHNAHL and JESSIE DIXON is:

    1. GENE RAYMOND DOCHNAHL.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







BETTY MINERVA DOCHNAHL, daughter of NANCY JANE ADKINS and WILLIAM F. DOCHNAHL, was born June 20, 1900. She married JACK C. REDMOND in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

    The child of BETTY DOCHNAHL and JACK REDMOND is:

    1. PATTY ANN REDMOND.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







WILLIAM CLINTON DOCHNAHL, son of NANCY JANE ADKINS and WILLIAM F. DOCHNAHL, was born April 1, 1903. He married (1) MADELINE HOGAN, August 13, 1925. She died December 11, 1937. He married (2) MYRTLE MANKIN.

    The child of WILLIAM DOCHNAHL and MADELINE HOGAN is:

    1. GAYLORD CLINTON REDMOND.

    The child of WILLIAM DOCHNAHL and MYRTLE MANKIN is:

    1. ROBERT JOSEPH REDMOND.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







EARL ADKINS DOCHNAHL, son of NANCY JANE ADKINS and WILLIAM F. DOCHNAHL, was born October 5, 1905, Miner County, South Dakota. He married MARGUERITE HOFF, Madison, Lake County, South Dakota.

    The children of EARL DOCHNAHL and MARGUERITE HOFF are:

    1. WILLIAM LEWIS DOCHNAHL.
    2. RONALD J. DOCHNAHL.
    3. TERRIL F. DOCHNAHL.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







JOHN CLINTON ADKINS, son of FRANCIS MARION ADKINS and MINERVA SALMON, married HELEN MONROE.

    The children of JOHN ADKINS and HELEN MONROE are:

    1. ROBERT ADKINS.
    2. CLARENCE ADKINS.
    3. BEULAH ADKINS.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







HARVEY ADKINS, son of FRANCIS MARION ADKINS and MINERVA SALMON, married EMMA BOHLMAN in Vilas, South Dakota.

    The children of HARVEY ADKINS and EMMA BOHLMAN are:

    1. JAMES HARVEY ADKINS, b. March 10, 1909.
    2. CHARLES FRANCIS ADKINS, b. 1912, d. 1969.
    3. MAE MINERVA ADKINS, b. March 6, 1914, Canada, m. MARCUS AALGAARD, Shelly, Minnesota.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







LOUISA MARION ADKINS, daughter of ELIZABETH CONLEY and JOSEPH ADKINS, was born July 7, 1841 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died October 25, 1907 in Mt. Ida, Wisconsin. She married VALENTINE AUSTIN BORAH, son of GEORGE BORAH in 1858 in Mt. Ida, Wisconsin. He was born September 16, 1831 in Butler County, Kentucky, and died November 11, 1916 in Mt. Ida, Wisconsin.

Notes: Valentine Borah was the brother of the wife of Louisa's brother, John.

Both Louisa and Valentine are buried in Mt. Ida Baptist Cemetery in Wisconsin.

According to Bethel McFarland Thielsen: "They had 8 children, whose names are given herewith. However, Ethel Borah Killebrew added a note that there were twin boys, who died."

    The children of LOUISA ADKINS and VALENTINE BORAH are:

    1. GEORGE WILLIAM BORAH, b. January 22, 1859, d. November 9, 1943, m. CORA ESTELLA HUNT.
    2. ELIZABETH ANN BORAH, b. March 1, 1861, d. April 29, 1939, Mt. Ida, Wisconsin.
    3. JOSEPH VALENTINE BORAH, b. January 3, 1864, d. January 26, 1920, m. GERTRUDE ELMINA HUNT.
    4. LEWIS EDWARD BORAH, b. May 19, 1866, d. July 3, 1866.
    5. MARTHA CATHERINE BORAH, b. June 8, 1867, m. WILLARD DEWEY.
    6. SARAH LOUISA BORAH, b. May 23, 1870, d. March 30, 1921, m. HENRY MARBERGER.
    7. MARY ELLEN BORAH, b. October 10, 1872, d. October 22, 1872.
    8. MYRTLE JANE BORAH, b. December 26, 1874, m. FRANK LAFAVRRE.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Michael Leonard, Pauline Maier, the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen, and other sources)







GEORGE WILLIAM BORAH, son of LOUISA MARION ADKINS and VALENTINE AUSTIN BORAH, was born January 22, 1859, and died November 9, 1943. He married CORA ESTELLA HUNT, September 8, 1888. She was born June 29, 1870, and died February 1, 1907.

Notes: Cora Hunt's sister, Gertrude, married George's brother, Joseph.

    The children of GEORGE BORAH and CORA HUNT are:

    1. ALTA CHLOE BORAH, b. June 22, 1889, Oldham, South Dakota, m. WILLIAM MIKEL.
    2. VICKIE VICTORIA BORAH, b. September 30, 1890, Oldham, South Dakota, m. ALGOT SWANSON, March 2, 1923. He was b. July 2, 1882.
    3. BLANCHE BORAH, b. February 1, 1892, Oldham, South Dakota, m. WILLIAM NEWMAN.
    4. RAY AUSTIN BORAH, b. December 5, 1894, Oldham, South Dakota.
    5. MARION ELEANOR BORAH, b. March 5, 1897, Oldham, South Dakota, m. CLARENCE MARION EAKLE.
    6. VERAL ISAAC BORAH, b. April 20, 1899, m. MARION ALVERDA ROMBOUGH.
    7. HELEN ELSIE BORAH, b. August 3, 1903, Oldham, South Dakota, d. March 23, 1918.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







ALTA CHLOE BORAH, daughter of GEORGE WILLIAM BORAH and CORA ESTELLA HUNT, was born June 22, 1889 in Oldham, South Dakota. She married WILLIAM MIKEL, January 3, 1912. He was born May 18, 1890.

    The children of ALTA BORAH and WILLIAM MIKEL are:

    1. WILMA GEORGIA MIKEL.
    2. PHYLLIS BELL MIKEL.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







BLANCHE BORAH, daughter of GEORGE WILLIAM BORAH and CORA ESTELLA HUNT, was born February 1, 1892 in Oldham, South Dakota. She married WILLIAM NEWMAN, June 22, 1911. He was born July 27, 1890.

    The children of BLANCHE BORAH and WILLIAM NEWMAN are:

    1. CORA ELIZABETH NEWMAN, m. EARL C. LEE.
    2. LEROY LAFAYETTE NEWMAN, m. OPAL CAROLINE HOISINGTON.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







MARION ELEANOR BORAH, daughter of GEORGE WILLIAM BORAH and CORA ESTELLA HUNT, was born March 5, 1897 in Oldham, South Dakota. She married CLARENCE MARION EAKLE, June 15, 1928. He was born August 25, 1894.

    The children of MARION BORAH and CLARENCE EAKLE are:

    1. ELEANOR ALMEDA EAKLE.
    2. DARREL WARREN EAKLE.
    3. LOLA BELL EAKLE.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







VERAL ISAAC BORAH, son of GEORGE WILLIAM BORAH and CORA ESTELLA HUNT, was born April 20, 1899. He married MARION ALVERDA ROMBOUGH, May 11, 1938. She was born February 20, 1917.

    The child of VERAL BORAH and MARION ROMBOUGH is:

    1. NINA LORRAINE BORAH.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







JOSEPH VALENTINE BORAH, son of LOUISA MARION ADKINS and VALENTINE AUSTIN BORAH, was born January 3, 1864, and died January 26, 1920. He married GERTRUDE ELMINA HUNT. She was born February 8, 1869, and died April 10, 1924.

Notes: Gertrude Hunt's sister, Cora, married Joseph's brother, George.

According to Bethel McFarland Thielsen: "The first and second children of Joseph Valentine Borah, were born near Winfred, Dakota Territory, South Dakota. The last nine were born on the home farm, 5 miles west and 4 miles south of Oldham, S.D."

    The children of JOSEPH BORAH and GERTRUDE HUNT are:

    1. ETHEL VALVA BORAH, b. October 27, 1888, Winfred, Dakota Territory, South Dakota, m. RONNIE STEPHEN KILLEBREW. He was b. October 31, 1886.
    2. ELLSWORTH VALENTINE BORAH, b. April 27, 1890, Winfred, Dakota Territory, South Dakota, m. (1) CLARA LUCINDA MARVIN, m. (2) GLADYS SHEAR.
    3. FLOYD JAMES BORAH, b. July 25, 1891, Oldham, South Dakota, m. (1) ANNE BERTHA VOELTZ, m. (2) MYRTLE SMALL.
    4. FLORENCE JESSIE BORAH, b. January 26, 1893, Oldham, South Dakota, m. FRANCIS JOSEPH NETERVAL.
    5. MAUDE VIOLA BORAH, b. October 12, 1894, Oldham, South Dakota, m. JOHN HENRY GROCE JR.
    6. JENNINGS EUGENE BORAH, b. September 11, 1896, Oldham, South Dakota, m. NELLIE ESTELLA MORRISON.
    7. BENJAMIN EVANS BORAH, b. August 3, 1899, Oldham, South Dakota, m. ERMA VERA GAUSE.
    8. RALPH AUSTIN BORAH, b. April 7, 1901, Oldham, South Dakota, m. ESTHER RUTH GROFF, August 1, 1929. She was b. January 17, 1905.
    9. LEAH MARIE BORAH, b. March 21, 1904, Oldham, South Dakota, m. CLIFFORD LAWRENCE SAWYER.
    10. ALFRED LLOYD BORAH, b. May 11, 1906, Oldham, South Dakota, m. ISABEL SUSAN MORRISON.
    11. CLIFFORD CLAYTON BORAH, b. October 13, 1908, Oldham, South Dakota, m. SADIE LYDIA GAUSE.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







ELLSWORTH VALENTINE BORAH, son of JOSEPH VALENTINE BORAH and GERTRUDE ELMINA HUNT, was born April 27, 1890 in Winfred, Dakota Territory, South Dakota. He married (1) CLARA LUCINDA MARVIN, January 9, 1919. She was born November 7, 1893. He married (2) GLADYS SHEAR. She was born July 2, 1914.

    The children of ELLSWORTH BORAH and CLARA MARVIN are:

    1. RICHARD MARVIN BORAH, b. July 13, 1919, d. May 23, 1930, Spearfish, South Dakota.
      Notes: Richard Borah drowned at the age of 10.
    2. EVERETT MELVIN BORAH, m. JERALDINE CARLSON.
    3. ROBERT VALENTINE BORAH.
    4. MAXINE MARVEL BORAH.
    5. DARLENE BORAH.
    6. JOAN ILENE BORAH.

    The children of ELLSWORTH BORAH and GLADYS SHEAR are:

    1. MARTIN SHEAR BORAH.
      Notes: Martin Shear Borah was adopted.
    2. CARLOS CLIFFORD BORAH.
    3. LULU BELLE BORAH.
    4. VIOLET RAE BORAH.
    5. VERNA MAE BORAH, b. August 16, 1940, d. October 28, 1940, Twin Falls, Idaho.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







FLOYD JAMES BORAH, son of JOSEPH VALENTINE BORAH and GERTRUDE ELMINA HUNT, was born July 25, 1891 in Oldham, South Dakota. He married (1) ANNE BERTHA VOELTZ. She was born November 14, 1902, and died February 13, 1930 in Madison, Lake County, South Dakota. He married (2) MYRTLE SMALL. She was born July 18, 1904.

    The children of FLOYD BORAH and ANNE VOELTZ are:

    1. RAYMOND BORAH.
      Notes: Raymond Borah was adopted.
    2. LLOYD JAMES BORAH.
    3. JOYCE ANNE BORAH.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







FLORENCE JESSIE BORAH, daughter of JOSEPH VALENTINE BORAH and GERTRUDE ELMINA HUNT, was born January 26, 1893 in Oldham, South Dakota. She married FRANCIS JOSEPH NETERVAL, May 21, 1918. He was born January 16, 1887.

    The children of FLORENCE BORAH and FRANCIS NETERVAL are:

    1. RUSSELL FRANCIS NETERVAL, m. HARRIET HAZEL WADE.
    2. VIRGIL QUENTIN NETERVAL.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







RUSSELL FRANCIS NETERVAL, son of FLORENCE JESSIE BORAH and FRANCIS JOSEPH NETERVAL, married HARRIET HAZEL WADE.

    The child of RUSSELL NETERVAL and HARRIET WADE is:

    1. FRANCIS EDWIN NETERVAL.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







MAUDE VIOLA BORAH, daughter of JOSEPH VALENTINE BORAH and GERTRUDE ELMINA HUNT, was born October 12, 1894 in Oldham, South Dakota. She married JOHN HENRY GROCE JR., son of JOHN HENRY GROCE, May 7, 1913. He was born August 14, 1889.

    The children of MAUDE BORAH and JOHN GROCE are:

    1. IVA ESTELLA GROCE, m. HOWARD FOSTER.
    2. FLOYD VERNON GROCE.
    3. FERN LORAINE GROCE, m. GEORGE YOUNG.
    4. JOHN IRVIN GROCE.
    5. LOREN GLENN GROCE.
    6. DARRELL WAYNE GROCE.
    7. ALVIN MERLE GROCE.
    8. ERNEST FREDERICK GROCE.
    9. DORIS DELPHINE GROCE.
    10. ELINOR GENE GROCE.
    11. DOUGLAS DEAN GROCE.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







FERN LORAINE GROCE, daughter of MAUDE VIOLA BORAH and JOHN HENRY GROCE JR., married GEORGE YOUNG.

    The child of FERN GROCE and GEORGE YOUNG is:

    1. KAY ANNA YOUNG.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







JENNINGS EUGENE BORAH, son of JOSEPH VALENTINE BORAH and GERTRUDE ELMINA HUNT, was born September 11, 1896 in Oldham, South Dakota. He married NELLIE ESTELLA MORRISON, August 27, 1924. She was born February 3, 1905.

Notes: Nellie Morrison's sister, Isabel, married Jennings' brother, Alfred.

    The children of JENNINGS BORAH and NELLIE MORRISON are:

    1. ISABEL EUGENIA BORAH.
    2. JENNINGS ELDON BORAH.
    3. WESLEY BERTON BORAH.
    4. GLENN LLEWELLYN BORAH.
    5. GENEVIEVE ESTELLA BORAH.
    6. VERLYN MAURICE BORAH.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







BENJAMIN EVANS BORAH, son of JOSEPH VALENTINE BORAH and GERTRUDE ELMINA HUNT, was born August 3, 1899 in Oldham, South Dakota. He married ERMA VERA GAUSE, May 18, 1927. She was born April 24, 1909.

Notes: Erma Gause's sister, Sadie, married Benjamin's brother, Clifford.

    The children of BENJAMIN BORAH and ERMA GAUSE are:

    1. BENNIE CLAYTON BORAH.
    2. KENNETH WILLIAM BORAH.
    3. LEONA MARIE BORAH.
    4. MILTON DUANE BORAH.
    5. BURDELL LARRY BORAH.
    6. LESLIE DEAN BORAH.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







LEAH MARIE BORAH, daughter of JOSEPH VALENTINE BORAH and GERTRUDE ELMINA HUNT, was born March 21, 1904 in Oldham, South Dakota. She married CLIFFORD LAWRENCE SAWYER, March 21, 1933. He was born September 12, 1906.

    The children of LEAH BORAH and CLIFFORD SAWYER are:

    1. NINA LEA SAWYER.
    2. CARL DANIEL SAWYER.
    3. LAWRENCE JOSEPH SAWYER.
    4. CLIFTON BORAH SAWYER.
    5. STERLING ELLIOT SAWYER.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







ALFRED LLOYD BORAH, son of JOSEPH VALENTINE BORAH and GERTRUDE ELMINA HUNT, was born May 11, 1906 in Oldham, South Dakota. He married ISABEL SUSAN MORRISON, June 27, 1928. She was born March 28, 1908.

Notes: Isabel Morrison's sister, Nellie, married Alfred's brother, Jennings.

    The children of ALFRED BORAH and ISABEL MORRISON are:

    1. CLARICE IRENE BORAH.
    2. ALFRED LLOYD BORAH JR.
    3. ISADOR LOUISE BORAH.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







CLIFFORD CLAYTON BORAH, son of JOSEPH VALENTINE BORAH and GERTRUDE ELMINA HUNT, was born October 13, 1908 in Oldham, South Dakota. He married SADIE LYDIA GAUSE, July 27, 1935.

Notes: Sadie Gause's sister, Erma, married Clifford's brother, Benjamin.

    The child of CLIFFORD BORAH and SADIE GAUSE is:

    1. MARLUS MILDRED BORAH.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







MARTHA CATHERINE BORAH, daughter of LOUISA MARION ADKINS and VALENTINE AUSTIN BORAH, was born June 8, 1867. She married WILLARD DEWEY. He died in August of 1943.

    The children of MARTHA BORAH and WILLARD DEWEY are:

    1. HERBERT DEWEY.
    2. CLARENCE DEWEY.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







SARAH LOUISA BORAH, daughter of LOUISA MARION ADKINS and VALENTINE AUSTIN BORAH, was born May 23, 1870, and died March 30, 1921. She married HENRY MARBERGER.

Notes: Henry Marberger died after being hit by a falling tree in Fennimore, Wisconsin.

    The child of SARAH BORAH and HENRY MARBERGER is:

    1. HELEN AMY MARBERGER, b. December 24, 1900, m. WALTER ZIPHKA, June 22, 1919.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







MYRTLE JANE BORAH, daughter of LOUISA MARION ADKINS and VALENTINE AUSTIN BORAH, was born December 26, 1874. She married FRANK LAFAVRRE, June 22, 1903. He was born June 1, 1875.

    The children of MYRTLE BORAH and FRANK LAFAVRRE are:

    1. CHARLES EDWARD LAFAVRRE, b. May 31, 1905.
    2. JOHN FRANKLIN LAFAVRRE, b. March 3, 1907, m. VIRGINIA (unknown last name).
    3. MARION ELLEN LAFAVRRE.
    4. MARJORIE MAE LAFAVRRE.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







LEWIS ADKINS, son of ELIZABETH CONLEY and JOSEPH ADKINS, was born September 27, 1844 in Carter County, Kentucky, died June 3, 1926 in Madison, Lake County, South Dakota, and is buried in Towles Cemetery in Wayne Township, Lake County, South Dakota. He married ELLEN CORNELIA BARROWS, daughter of REBEKAH FAUNCE HALLENBECK and AMOS BARROWS, December 25, 1870. She was born December 3, 1850 in Beetown, Wisconsin, died October 11, 1931 in Madison, Lake County, South Dakota, and is buried in Towles Cemetery in Wayne Township, Lake County, South Dakota.

Notes: On page 14 of the 1870 census for Woodman in Grant County, Wisconsin (dated June 25, 1870), Lewis Adkins is listed as the head of the household for house #100, he's a merchant, born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed is Elizabeth [mother] (born in Kentucky, age 59).

On page 7 of the 1880 census for District 13 (Kickapoo) in Vernon County, Wisconsin (dated June 11, 1880), Lewis Adkins is listed as the head of the household for house #61, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Ellen (wife, born in Illinois, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Illinois, age 26), Joseph (son, born in Wisconsin, age 8), Isaac Lee (son, born in Wisconsin, age 7), Maybel (daughter, born in Wisconsin, age 5), and Francis M. (son, born in Wisconsin, age 3). Lewis' brother, Enoch, is in house #58.

    The children of LEWIS ADKINS and ELLEN BARROWS are:

    1. JOSEPH LYON ADKINS, b. August 31, 1971, Woodman, Grant County, Wisconsin, d. March 8, 1898.
    2. ISAAC LEE ADKINS, b. December 5, 1872, Woodman, Grant County, Wisconsin, d. July 8, 1949, m. (1) SADIE SIMMONS, m. (2) EVELYN OSGOOD.
    3. MABEL ESTELLE ADKINS, b. October 29, 1874, Woodman, Grant County, Wisconsin, d. May 15, 1959, m. JAMES PALMER, September 4, 1912.
    4. FRANCIS MARION ADKINS, b. August 21, 1876, Woodman, Grant County, Wisconsin, d. September 1963, m. MAUD L. REEVE.
    5. (unknown first name) ADKINS, b. October 30, 1877.
      Notes: According to Bethel McFarland Thielsen, the 5th child was an "Infant son who died soon after birth October 30, 1877.
    6. MILTON LEWIS ADKINS, b. March 15, 1879, Woodman, Grant County, Wisconsin, d. May 17, 1954, m. MARY JANE WHITELY.
    7. EVERETT ELLSWORTH ADKINS, b. April 24, 1887, Belleview Township, Miner County, South Dakota, d. March 21, 1919, m. JENNIE C. MARBLE.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Michael Leonard, Pauline Maier, the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen, and other sources)







ISAAC LEE ADKINS, son of LEWIS (LOUIS) ADKINS and ELLEN CORNELIA BARROWS, was born December 5, 1872 in Woodman, Wisconsin, and died July 8, 1949. He married (1) SADIE SIMMONS, October 9, 1895 in Howard, South Dakota. He married (2) EVELYN OSGOOD in 1912.

    The children of ISAAC ADKINS and EVELYN OSGOOD are:

    1. LEWIS DALE ADKINS.
    2. CLARE LEE ADKINS.
    3. JEANNE MARGARET ADKINS.
    4. EVERETT ELLSWORTH ADKINS.
    5. ROBERT BRUCE ADKINS.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







FRANCIS MARION ADKINS, son of LEWIS (LOUIS) ADKINS and ELLEN CORNELIA BARROWS, was born August 21, 1876 in Woodman, Wisconsin, and died in September of 1863. He married MAUD L. REEVE, November 9, 1896 in Howard, South Dakota.

    The children of FRANCIS ADKINS and MAUD REEVE are:

    1. AGATHA LUCILLE ADKINS, b. September 6, 1897, m. LYNN LITHGOW.
    2. LUELLA MAE ADKINS, b. November 23, 1899, m. (1) ROY GRATHE, March 1, 1922, m. (2) FRED MARTIN.
    3. HARRIET ELIZABETH ADKINS, b. July 19, 1901.
    4. MARTHA ELLEN ADKINS, m. ARTHUR BERNAN. He d. 1947.
      Notes: Harriet and Martha Adkins are twins.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







MILTON LEWIS ADKINS, son of LEWIS (LOUIS) ADKINS and ELLEN CORNELIA BARROWS, was born March 15, 1879 in Woodman, Wisconsin, and died May 17, 1954. He married MARY JANE WHITELY, daughter of JOHN WHITELY, September 4, 1899 in Taylor County, Iowa. She was born August 11, 1878, and died March 19, 1943.

    The children of MILTON ADKINS and MARY WHITELY are:

    1. IRMA LYALL ADKINS, b. January 27, 1901, Miner County, South Dakota, m. ALBERT MESSNER PARKER.
    2. HELEN ELIZABETH ADKINS, b. May 22, 1902, Madison, Lake County, South Dakota, d. November 19, 1909, Madison, Lake County, South Dakota.
    3. ADELLA MAE ADKINS, b. January 2, 1904, Breckenridge, Minnesota, d. 1906.
    4. LILA LORRAINE ADKINS, b. August 23, 1906, Breckenridge, Minnesota, m. CHARLES KAISERSATT.
    5. GERALDINE RUTH ADKINS, m. GENE O'CONNER.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







IRMA LYALL ADKINS, daughter of MILTON LEWIS ADKINS and MARY JANE WHITELY, was born January 27, 1901 in Miner County, South Dakota. She married ALBERT MESSNER PARKER, September 1, 1921. He was born December 3, 1899 in Harrisburg, South Dakota.

    The children of IRMA ADKINS and ALBERT PARKER are:

    1. RICHARD ADKINS PARKER.
    2. SALLY ANN PARKER.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







LILA LORRAINE ADKINS, daughter of MILTON LEWIS ADKINS and MARY JANE WHITELY, was born August 23, 1906 in Breckenridge, Minnesota. She married CHARLES KAISERSATT, September 10, 1934.

    The child of LILA ADKINS and CHARLES KAISERSATT is:

    1. MARY JANE KAISERSATT.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







GERALDINE RUTH ADKINS, daughter of MILTON LEWIS ADKINS and MARY JANE WHITELY, married GENE O'CONNER.

    The children of GERALDINE ADKINS and GENE O'CONNER are:

    1. GENE PATRICK O'CONNER.
    2. MARGARET JANE O'CONNER.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







EVERETT ELLSWORTH ADKINS, son of LEWIS (LOUIS) ADKINS and ELLEN CORNELIA BARROWS, was born April 24, 1887 in Belleview Township, Miner County, South Dakota, and died March 21, 1919. He married JENNIE C. MARBLE, October 6, 1910. She was born October 23, 1858.

    The children of EVERETT ADKINS and JENNIE MARBLE are:

    1. ELIZABETH RAE ADKINS, m. THOMAS MILLER.
    2. DARLENE ADKINS, m. LLOYD WYELAND.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







ELIZABETH RAE ADKINS, daughter of EVERETT ELLSWORTH ADKINS and JENNIE C. MARBLE, married THOMAS MILLER.

    The children of ELIZABETH ADKINS and THOMAS MILLER are:

    1. MARGOT MILLER.
    2. MARY LYNN MILLER.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







DARLENE ADKINS, daughter of EVERETT ELLSWORTH ADKINS and JENNIE C. MARBLE, married LLOYD WYELAND.

    The children of DARLENE ADKINS and LLOYD WYELAND are:

    1. TERRY WYELAND, m. STANLEY W. SARGENT.
    2. JANET WYELAND.

    (This information comes from Pauline Maier and the research of Bethel McFarland Thielsen)







PAULINE CONLEY, daughter of FRANK P. CONLEY and VERGIE DELONG, was born October 31, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died in January of 1996. She married EUGENE HOWARD.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Pauline Conley was born October 31, 1917 in Johnson County to Virgie Delong.

    The child of PAULINE CONLEY and EUGENE HOWARD is:

    1. VIRGINIA HOWARD, m. JAMES P. MAY.

    (This information comes from Enid Conley May and other sources)







VIRGINIA HOWARD, daughter of PAULINE CONLEY and EUGENE HOWARD, married JAMES P. MAY.

    The child of VIRGINIA HOWARD and JAMES MAY is:

    1. KERRY PATRICK MAY, b. May 6, 1955, d. April 2, 2004, m. ENID JANE CONLEY.

    (This information comes from Enid Conley May)







CYRUS NEWTON CONLEY, son of HIRAM E. CONLEY and CLARINDA RICE, was born July 17, 1879 in Kentucky, died November 5, 1944 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in H. E. Conley Cemetery in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH MCCLOUD, daughter of GEORGE W. MCCLOUD and ANGELINE COFFEE, January 1, 1898 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born September 7, 1879 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 5, 1973 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Horn Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 300 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on page 488 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Cyrus Conley was born July 17, 1878, married Elizabeth McCloud who was born September 7, 1879, on January 1, 1898, and that their children were Maxie Conley, Vern Conley, and Elvin Conley. It also says "Mr. and Mrs. Conley reside on a farm near Paintsville. Mr. Conley works at the shipping yards at the Paintsville depot. Mrs. Conley is a woman with a jovial nature and has many friends. She is the life of this home."

Elizabeth McCloud's brother, William, married Cyrus Conley's niece, Hattie.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Cyrus N. Conley (age 18) married Elizabeth McCloud (age 18) on January 1, 1898 in Johnson County.

When Cyrus N. Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Paintsville, that his closest relative was Lizzie Conley of Paintsville, and that he was born July 17, 1879. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had black eyes and black hair.

According to his death certificate, Cyrus Newton Conley died November 5, 1944 in Paintsville from cancer. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as July 17, 1879, his marital status as married, his wife as Elizabeth McCloud, his occupation as carpenter, his parents as Hiram E. Conley (b. Kentucky) and Clarinda Rice (b. Kentucky), the informant as Elizabeth Conley of Paintsville, and the burial place as Collista, Kentucky.

According to his obituary, Cyrus N. Conley of Southside Addition [Paintsville], died November 5, 1944 after an illness of several months, and was buried in the Conley Cemetery in Jennies Creek beside his parents, who were among the earlier settlers of Johnson County. He was survived by his wife, Elizabeth McCloud Conley; 3 sons, Maxie V. Collista Conley (of Paintsville), Vern Conley (Paintsville), and Elvin Conley (Paintsville); 2 brothers, Rev. John E. Conley (Auxier) and D. B. Conley (Paintsville); and 1 sister, Mrs. Colfax Butler. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Cyrus N. Conley died November 5, 1944 in Johnson County at the age of 65. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Elizabeth McCloud Conley (age 93), daughter of the late George and Angeline Coffee McCloud, died February 5, 1973 in Crest Haven Rest Home following a brief illness, and was buried in Horn Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, Cyrus Newton Conley; 2 sons, Max Conley (of Collista, Kentucky) and Elvin Conley (Paintsville); and 1 sister, Mrs. Bessie Reatherford (Prestonsburg). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Elizziabet [sic] Conley was born September 7, 1879, and died in February of 1973. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Elizabe [sic] Conley died February 5, 1973 in Johnson County at the age of 93. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 24 of the 1900 census for District 38 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1900), Cyrus Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #213, he's a farmer, born in July of 1880 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, and he's 19 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in August of 1880 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, age 19), and Maxie (daughter, born in March of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 66 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1910), Cyrus Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #107, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 30), Maxie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Verne (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Elvan (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On pages 19 & 20 of the 1920 census for District 30 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 22, 1920), Syrus Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #59, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40), Maxie V. (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Vern (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Elvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 25 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Cyrus Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #224, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 51), Elvin (son, married, laborer in a gas station, born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 23), Lucy (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 18), and Bruce W. (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1 year 11 months).

On page 48 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1940), Cyrus Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #431, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 60 years old. Also listed is Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 60). They are living next to son Elvin.

    The children of CYRUS CONLEY and ELIZABETH MCCLOUD are:

    1. MAXIE VIRGIL "MAX" CONLEY, b. February 5, 1899, Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 2, 1981, Prestonsburg, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. VIRGIE WELCH.
    2. VERN CONLEY, b. November 15, 1900, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 31, 1971, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MYRTLE M. MCFADDIN.
    3. ELVIN CONLEY, b. March 19, 1906, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 7, 1981, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Collista, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LUCY MARIE CAUDILL.







CYNTHIA ANN COLLINS, daughter of PHOEBE RATLIFF and ALLEN COLLINS, was born September 25, 1866 in Kentucky, died January 15, 1953 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the Helton Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married GEORGE WASHINGTON HELTON, son of ALLEN HELTON and EMILY "EMMA" HOWARD. He was born January 3, 1864 in Kentucky, died September 4, 1950 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the Helton Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: George Washington Helton was the brother of David Helton.

Allen Helton was the son of George Helton and Malinda Wade, and the brother of George Helton Jr. and Ellen Helton.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Allen Helton (age 23) married Emily Howard (age 16) September 2, 1860 in Magoffin County at the home of William Coffee. The witnesses were Amos D. Coffee and Elizabeth Coffee, and the minister was William Coffee.

According to her death certificate, Cynthia Ann Helton died January 15, 1953 in Oil Springs from thrombosis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 25, 1866, her marital status as widow, her parents as Allen Collins and Phoeba Ratliff, the informant as Dewey Helton, and the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice].

According to his death certificate, George Helton died September 4, 1950 in Oil Springs from arteriosclerosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as January 3, 1864, his marital status as married, his occupation as retired farmer, his parents as Allen Helton and Emily Howard, and the informant as Dewey Helton.

On page 16 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 29, 1870), there is an Allen Hylton listed as the head of the household for house #119, but his wife's name is Sarah, and they don't have any children living with them. He's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 33 years old. Also listed is Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 25).

On page 7 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1880), Allen Helton is listed as the head of the household for house #58, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Emely (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Eliza A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), William S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and David (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 51 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1900), George W. Helton is listed as the head of the household for house #434, he's a farmer, born in January of 1864 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Cynthia A. (wife, born in September of 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 33), Stella (daughter, born in September of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Charley (son, born in December of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Lola (daughter, born in February of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Warren (son, born in October of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Earney (son, born in January of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Dewey (son, born in December of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), George Helton is listed as the head of the household for house #46, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Cyntha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 43), Lola (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Warren (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Earnest (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Dewey (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Dennie (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Bethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3). They are living close to several of Cynthia's family members.

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 16 & 17, 1920), George Helton is listed as the head of the household for house #99, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Ciynta (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 53), Bethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Allie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Denie (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Ona (wife [son's wife], born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 37 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1930), George Helton is listed as the head of the household for house #291, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 66 years old. Also listed is Cyntha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 63).

    The children of CYNTHIA COLLINS and GEORGE HELTON are:

    1. STELLA HELTON, b. September 11, 1884, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 29, 1953, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JAMES SOLOMON "SOL" SALYER.
    2. CHARLEY HELTON, b. December 1886, Kentucky.
    3. LOLA HELTON, b. February 7, 1891, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 19, 1960, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MILT WHEELER.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Lola Helton Wheeler (age 69), daughter of the late George and Cynthia Collins Helton, lived in Paintsville since 1923 and she was a lifelong resident of Johnson County. She was born February 7, 1891, died September 19, 1960 in a local Johnson County hospital, and was buried in Mayo Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milt Wheeler, in 1933. She was survived by 1 son, James H. Wheeler (of Paintsville); 3 brothers, Ernest Helton (Cincinnati, Ohio), Dewey Helton (Oil Springs), and Dennie Helton (Paintsville); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Rupert Rees (Brooksville) and Mrs. Hershell Robinson (Baltimore, Maryland). ( (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. WARREN HELTON, b. October 24, 1893, Kentucky, d. September 14, 1949, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) VIRGIE JACKSON, m. (2) ALCA MAE "MAE" COLLINS.
    5. ERNEST HELTON, b. January 24, 1897, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 15, 1981, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to his obituary, Ernest Helton (age 84), son of George and Cynthia Collins Helton and a resident of Paintsville, was born January 24, 1897 in Johnson County, died January 15, 1981 in Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by 1 son, Dr. Robert A. Helton (of Cincinnati); 1 daughter, Margarett Ann Jones (Lexington); 1 brother, Dewey Helton (Oil Springs); 2 sisters, Bethel Reece (Brooksville) and Allie Robinson (Frankfort); and 8 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    6. DEWEY HELTON, b. December 8, 1898, Kentucky, d. June 6, 1991, Fayette County, Kentucky, NETTIE CAUDILL.
    7. DENNIE HELTON, b. 1901, Kentucky, m. ONA (unknown last name).
    8. BETHEL HELTON, b. 1907, Kentucky, m. RUPERT REECE.
    9. ALLIE HELTON, b. 1912, Kentucky, m. HERSHELL ROBINSON.

    (This information comes from Mandy Helton and other sources)







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