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JOHN MCKINLEY BLANTON, son of MANFORD BLANTON and SOLA JANE WHITT, was born April 14, 1896 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 21, 1978 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) MYRTLE ADAMS, daughter of ALAFAIR LITTERAL and GREENVILLE ADAMS, October 31, 1918. She was born October 9, 1892 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died January 6, 1968 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. John Blanton married (2) AUDREY CAUDILL. He married (3) EDNA BLACK.

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

According to his obituary, John M. Blanton (age 82), son of Manford and Sola Whitt Blanton, was a retired farmer and a resident of Oil Springs, Kentucky. He was born April 14, 1896 in Johnson County, died December 21, 1978 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by his wife, Edna Black Blanton; 2 sons, Paul Blanton (of Lucasville, Ohio) and John F. Blanton (Oil Springs); 4 daughters, Mildred O'Bryan (Waverly, Ohio), Eva Lee Anderson (Springfield, Ohio), Edna Faye Wheeler (Salyersville), and Imogene Powers (Paintsville); 6 brothers, Hobert Blanton (Oak Hill, Ohio), Edward Blanton (Urbana, Ohio), Clarence Blanton (Mutual, Ohio), Melvin Blanton (Oil Springs), James Blanton (Oil Springs), and Chester Blanton (Riceville); 7 sisters, Verna Collins (London, Ohio), Stella Salyers (Erwin, Ohio), Mella Stone (Washington Court House, Ohio), Zella Jackson (Paris, Ohio), Buretta Miller (Springfield, Ohio), and Judy Wolfe (Columbus, Ohio); 23 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John Blanton was born April 14, 1896, and died in December of 1978. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, his last benefit was paid out in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John M. Blanton died December 21, 1978 in Johnson County at the age of 82.

According to her obituary, Myrtle Adams Blanton (age 75), daughter of Green and Alifair Litteral Adams, was born October 9, 1892 in Magoffin County, died January 6, 1968 in Johnson County, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was survived by her husband, John McKinley Blanton, whom she married on October 31, 1918; 2 sons, Paul Blanton (Lucasville, Ohio) and John F. Blanton (Springfield, Ohio); 5 daughters, Mildred O'Bryan (Waverly, Ohio), Ruby Youngquist (Springfield, Ohio), Evalee Anderson (Springfield, Ohio), Edna Fay Wheeler (Salyersville), and Imogene Powers (Paintsville); 1 brother, Charlie Adams (California); 1 sister, Gracie Bayes (Oil Springs); 22 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Myrtle Blanton died January 6, 1968 in Johnson County at the age of 75. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 50 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 12 & 13, 1920), John Mc Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #64, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old. Also listed is Myrtle (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), John M. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #13, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Myrtle (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 37), Mildred (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Paul (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Quinton (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Ruby J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Eva L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Edna F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 19 of the 1940 census for District 58-9 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1940), McKinley Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #145, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Myrtle (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 47), Paul (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Quenton (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Ruby June (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Eva Lee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Edna Fay (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Imogene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and John Franklin (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

    The children of JOHN BLANTON and MYRTLE ADAMS are:

    1. MILDRED BLANTON, b. March 25, 1920, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 20, 2002, Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, buried in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, m. WAYNE O'BRYAN.
    2. PAUL BLANTON, b. 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. HATTIE O'BRYAN, daughter of MILLARD O'BRYAN and VIRGIE E. MAY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Paul Blanton was born in Johnson County to Murtie Adams.
    3. QUENTON BLANTON, b. May 20, 1923, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 4, 1965, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, m. (1) BARBARA BLEVINS, m. (2) LORETTA SALYER.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Quenton Blanton (age 42), son of McKinley and Myrtle Adams Blanton, was resident of Belaire, Ohio, a veteran of World War II, and worked as a pipe fitter. He was born May 20, 1923 in Johnson County, and died October 4, 1965 in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after an illness of 10 months. He was survived by his wife, Loretta Salyer Blanton; 1 son, William M. Blanton; 1 daughter, Betty Carol Ratliff; 2 brothers, Paul Blanton (of Lucasville, Ohio) and John Blanton (Springfield, Ohio); and 5 sisters, Mrs. Millard O'Bryan (Waverly, Ohio), Mrs. Ruby Youngquiest (Springfield, Ohio), Mrs. Evalee Anderson (Springfield, Ohio), Mrs. Edna Fay Wheeler (Alcon, Kentucky), and Mrs. Imogene Powers (Paintsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. RUBY JUNE BLANTON, b. 1925, Kentucky, m. RICHARD YOUNGQUIST.
    5. EVA LEE BLANTON, b. 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. EARL DEAN ANDERSON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Evalle Blanton was born in Johnson County to Murtie Adams.
    6. EDNA FAYE BLANTON, b. 1928, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DORSEY R. WHEELER.
    7. JOHN FRANKLIN BLANTON, b. January 11, 1932, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 27, 1994, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CHRISTINE GULLETT.
    8. IMOGENE BLANTON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM GRANT POWERS.







CHARLES JEFFERSON DAVIS JOHNSON, son of SUSAN CATHERINE "CATHERINE" CONLEY and LEVI D. JOHNSON, was born May 4, 1893 in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died May 26, 1987 in Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio. He married CLARA CYNTHIA COLDIRON, daughter of WILLIAM L. COLDIRON and MARY AMANDA FERGUSON, about 1912. She was born in February of 1893 in Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, William L. Coldiron married Amanda Ferguson on August 20, 1886 in Morgan County.

When Chas. Jeff Davis Johnson' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 15, 1971 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Red Bush, Kentucky, that he had a wife and 2 children, and that he was born May 4, 1893 in Red Bush, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

When Charley Jeff Johnson' World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio, he stated that he was a self-employe farmer in Hillsboro, that the person who would always know his address was Mrs. Clara Johnson of Hillsboro, and that he was born May 4, 1893 in Red Bush, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 8 inches tall, he weighed 136 pounds, and he had brown eyes, black/gray hair, and he had a dark complexion.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Charles Johnson was born May 4, 1893, and died in May of 1987. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Charles J. Johnson was born about 1893 in Kentucky, and died May 26, 1987 in a long-term care facility in Hillsboro, Highland County, at the age of 94. He was widowed at the time of his death, and his occupation is listed as "National security and international affairs."

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Clara Johnson was born February 13, 1893, and died in March of 1979. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Clara C. Johnson was born about 1893 in Kentucky, and died March 4, 1979 at home in Clark County at the age of 86. She was married at the time of her death.

On pages 5 & 6 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 2 & 4, 1900), William Coldiron is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a farmer, born in August of 1868 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (wife, born in September of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 36), Walter (son, born in October of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Nannie E. (daughter, born in October of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Nora T. (daughter, born in November of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Syntha C. (daughter, born in February of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), and James G. (son, born in December of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3). Mary's parents, James M. and Elizabeth J. Ferguson, are in house #17, living with Mary's sister, Nancy Ferguson Haggard.

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 150 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 18 & 19, 1920), William L. Coldiron is listed as the head of the household for house #1, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 24 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (wife, dry goods salesman, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 46), Nora F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Clara C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), James G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Charles B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 43 (Red Bush) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 24, 1920), Charley J. D. Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #2, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also also listed are Clarrie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26, Keneth (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Oswald (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Mary G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 36-10 (Hamer Township) in Highland County, Ohio (dated April 7, 1930), Chas. J. Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Clara (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 36), Kenneth (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Oswald (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Jeneiva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), William Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Chas. Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Catherine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Francis (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 7 of the 1940 census for District 36-10 (Hamer) in Highland County, Ohio (dated April 8, 1940), Charles J. Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #82, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Clara (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 46), Charles D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Catherine B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Francis (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), James A. (son, born in Ohio, age 9), Carlyn G. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 6), and Roger Lee (son, born in Ohio, age 2).

    The children of CHARLES JOHNSON and CLARA COLDIRON are:

    1. KENNETH C. JOHNSON, b. November 15, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Kenneth C. Johnson was born November 15, 1912 in Johnson County to Clara C Oldiron.
    2. OSWALD JOHNSON, b. January 1, 1915, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Oswald Johnson was born January 1, 1915 in Johnson County to Clara Coldiron.
    3. MARY GENEVA JOHNSON, b. 1918, Kentucky.
    4. WILLIAM JOHNSON, b. 1923, Kentucky.
    5. CHARLES JEFFERSON DAVIS JOHNSON JR., b. 1923, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles J. Johnson was born in Johnson County to Clara Coldiron.
    6. CATHERINE B. JOHNSON, b. 1926, Kentucky.
    7. FRANCIS JOHNSON, b. 1928, Kentucky.
    8. JAMES A. JOHNSON, b. 1931, Ohio.
    9. CARLYN G. JOHNSON, b. 1934, Ohio.
    10. ROGER LEE JOHNSON, b. 1938, Ohio.







ARCHIBALD PRESTON CAUDILL, son of MARY JANE WHITT and SAMUEL CAUDILL, was born in May of 1874 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died January 13, 1928 in Westwood, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married MARTHA REFFIT, daughter of CLARINDA ADAMS and JACKSON REFFIT, August 3, 1893 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born June 24, 1877 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died March 3, 1925 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Oldfield Cemetery in Greenup County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to her death certificate, Martha Reffit Caudill died March 3, 1925 in Ashland from multiple abscesses on her right kidney. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as June 24, 1877, her marital status as married, her parents as Jackson Reffit (b. Kentucky) and Clarinda Adams (b. Kentucky), and the informant as A. P. Caudill.

On page 44 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1900), Arch. P. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #375, he's a farmer, born in May of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in June of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 22), Cora (daughter, born in July of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Charles (son, born in September of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and Della (daughter, born in June of 1899 in Kentucky, age 11 months). They are living next to his parents.

    The children of ARCHIBALD CAUDILL and MARTHA REFFIT are:

    1. CORA CAUDILL, b. July 1894, Kentucky.
    2. CHARLES CAUDILL, b. September 1896, Kentucky.
    3. DELLA CAUDILL, b. June 1899, Kentucky.







RICHARD M. COOPER, son of ARCHIBALD PRATER COOPER and MARY "POLLY" MINERVA LITTERAL, was born in July of 1864 in Kentucky. He married JENNIE (unknown last name) about 1898. She was born in January of 1877 in Kentucky.

Notes: On page 44 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1900), Richard M. Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #380, he's a lawyer, born in July of 1864 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Jennie (wife, born in January of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 23), Ethel M. (daughter, born in May of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), Gladys (daughter, born in February of 1900 in Kentucky, age 3 months), and Katie Trusty (servant, born in April of 1889 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11).

    The children of RICHARD COOPER and JENNIE (unknown last name) are:

    1. ETHEL M. COOPER, b. May 1898, Kentucky.
    2. GLADYS COOPER, b. February 1900, Kentucky.







SARAH V. COOPER, daughter of ARCHIBALD PRATER COOPER and MARY "POLLY" MINERVA LITTERAL, was born in April of 1875 in Kentucky. She married JOHN M. ARNETT about 1892. He was born in April of 1865 in Kentucky.

Notes: On page 45 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1900), John M. Arnett is listed as the head of the household for house #383, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Sarah B. (wife, born in April of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 25), Augustus (son, born in August of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Golda (daughter, born in March of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), and Mildred (daughter, born in July of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Mildred Arnett is found living with her grandfather. Arch P. Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #88, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, and he's 82 years old. Also listed are Arazona (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 40), Stormy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Clara (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Mildred (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11).

    The children of SARAH COOPER and JOHN ARNETT are:

    1. AUGUSTUS ARNETT, b. August 1892, Kentucky.
    2. GOLDA ARNETT, b. March 1895, Kentucky.
    3. MILDRED ARNETT, b. July 1898, Kentucky.







DANIEL BOONE COOPER, son of ARCHIBALD PRATER COOPER and MARY "POLLY" MINERVA LITTERAL, was born in August of 1856 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died about 1928. He married TELITHA DAVIS, daughter of HARVEY C. DAVIS and LOUISA HOWES, about 1884. She was born in October of 1864 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Telitha Davis was the sister of Mary C. "Molly" Davis and George Ann Davis.

Harvey C. Davis was the brother of Mary Susan Davis and Hannah Davis.

On page 2 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1880), Harvey C. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #9, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 43), Susan (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Sarah E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Mary C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Talitha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), George A. [George Ann] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Arizona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Amanda H. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Lizzie H. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 45 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1900), Daniel B. Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #389, he's a farmer, born in August of 1856 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Telitha (wife, born in October of 1864 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 35), Verna C. (daughter, born in November of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Lizzie W. (daughter, born in August of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), and Archie B. (son, born in September of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2). They are living close to Boone's parents.

On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), D. B. Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #82, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Telitha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 5 children and 3 are still living, age 45), Virgie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), and E. Siegel (son, born in Kentucky, age 5). Daughter Verna lives in house #84.

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 21 & 22, 1920), Daniel B. Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #133, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Talitha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 54), Sigel (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Ramond Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Rexford Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Maurace Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), and Virginia Conley (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6). The grandchildren are daughter Verna's.

On page 23 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Telitha Cooper is listed as the head of the household for house #182, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and she's 65 years old. Also listed are Rexford Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), and Morris Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 8 of the 1940 census for District 77-4A in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1940), Rex Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #58, he's a farmer, single, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Morris (brother, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 26), and Talitha Cooper (grandmother, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 75).

    The children of DANIEL COOPER and TELITHA DAVIS are:

    1. VERNA C. COOPER, b. March 30, 1886, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. December 30, 1914, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. GEORGE WINFIELD CONLEY.
    2. ELIZABETH VIRGINIA COOPER, b. August 1893, Kentucky.
    3. ARCHIE B. COOPER, b. September 1897, Kentucky.
    4. E. SEIGEL COOPER, b. 1905, Kentucky.







SUSAN CATHERINE "CATHERINE" CONLEY, daughter of DAVID CONLEY and MARY "POLLY" HOWES, was born October 2, 1852 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 8, 1931 in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Johnson Cemetery in Thelma, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married LEVI D. JOHNSON, son of MARTIN C. JOHNSON and MARGARET GOUGH, about 1868. He was born December 22, 1846 in Virginia, died May 10, 1924 in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Johnson Cemetery in Thelma, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Susan Catherine Conley can be found on page 532 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

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

No. 16. N. LEVY JOHNSON - M. to Catherine Conley.
Children -
 
No. 57. N. Charley Johnson.
 
No. 58. N. Louise Johnson - married (? Daniel Kazee).
 
No. 59. N. Otto Johnson.
 
No. 60. N. Laura Johnson - married James Lane.
      Levy Johnson was a merchant and was well and favorably known in Johnson County. His wife Catherine now lives at Red Bush, Kentucky.

According to her death certificate, Catherine Conley Johnson died February 8, 1931 in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, and her cause of death was listed as "I think her condition was due to uremic poisoning from a chronic nephritis." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as October 2, 1852, her marital status as widowed, her parents as David Conley and Polley House, the informant as Lou Buber [Lou Johnson Barber] of Red Bush, and the burial place as Johnson Cemetery in Red Bush.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Cathrine Johnson died February 8, 1931 in Johnson County at the age of 79.

According to his death certificate, Levi Johnson died May 10, 1924 in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, from interstitial nephritis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as December 22, 1846, his marital status as married, his parents as Martin Johnson (b. Virginia) and Margarette Goffe (b. Virginia), the informant as Chas. Johnson of Red Bush, Kentucky, and the burial place as Johnson Cemetery in Red Bush.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of his headstone shows that Levi Johnson was buried in Johnson Cemetery in Thelma, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Levi Johnson died May 10, 1924 in Johnson County at the age of 77.

On page 43 of the 1850 census for District 60 in Smyth County, Virginia (dated August 3, 1850), Martin Johnson is listed as the head of the house for house #275, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Margaret (born in Virginia, age 37), Mary (born in Virginia, age 14), Lewis E. (born in Virginia, age 12), Martha (born in Virginia, age 10), Sampson (born in Virginia, age 8), Margaret (born in Virginia, age 7), James (born in Virginia, age 5), and Levi (born in Virginia, age 4).

On page 101 of the 1860 census for Floyd County, Kentucky (dated July 16, 1860), Martin Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Margarette (born in North Carolina, age 49), Sampson (born in Virginia, age 18), James (born in Virginia, age 14), Levi (born in Virginia, age 14), and Finetta (born in Virginia, age 6).

On page 15 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 6, 1870), Levi Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #94, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Susan C. (born in Kentucky, age 18), and Polly M. (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 22 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1880), Levi Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #192, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Suzan C. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28), Marget (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), July E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Alas (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), James D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Ellen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On pages 61 & 62 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 27, 1900), Levi Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #419, he's a farmer, born in December of 1845 in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born unknown, married for 32 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Catherine (wife, born in [the month is blank] 1852 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 32 years, she's given birth to 11 children and 9 are still living, age 48), Malva (daughter, born in [the month is blank] 1886, age 13), Laura (daughter, born in January of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Charley J. D. (son, born in [the month is blank] 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), and Otto (son, born in May of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 75 (Red Bush) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), Levi Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #102, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 43 years, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Catherine (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 8 are still living, age 57), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Otto (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Lou M. Hay (daughter, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 22), Glaucus J. (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1), and Orlando Hay (hired hand, single, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 25).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 43 (Red Bush) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 27, 1920), Levi Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 74 years old. Also listed are Catherine (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 68), Lou M. Hay (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, age 31), and Glacus Hay (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 58-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), Otto Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #106, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Eulah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 30), Lasco (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Wandalee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Wilma E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Catherine (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 17, age 78).

    The children of CATHERINE CONLEY and LEVI JOHNSON are:

    1. POLLY MARGARET JOHNSON, b. December 1869, Kentucky, d. October 26, 1947, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1), JAMES F. HAMILTON, m. (2) GEORGE W. HOLBROOK.
    2. JULIA E. JOHNSON, b. July 6, 1871, Kentucky, d. June 30, 1907, buried in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOSEPH L. SALYER.
    3. ALICE B. JOHNSON, b. March 1874, Kentucky, m. HENRY C. GREEN.
    4. JAMES D. JOHNSON, b. December 11, 1875, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 8, 1891, buried in Thelma, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, James Johnson was born December 11, 1875 in Johnson County to Levi Johnson (b. Virginia) and Catherine Conley (b. Johnson County).
      Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of his headstone shows that James Johnson, son of Levi and Catherine Johnson, was born November 11, 1876, died November 8, 1891, and was buried in Johnson Cemetery in Thelma, Johnson County, Kentucky.
    5. SARAH ELLEN "ELLEN" JOHNSON, b. September 20, 1878, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 5, 1951, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Keaton, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SQUIRE Q. KELLY.
    6. ARIZONA ANNA "ZONA" JOHNSON, b. June 14, 1881, Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 13, 1966, Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, buried in Williamsville, Wayne County, Missouri, m. DANIEL BOONE KAZEE.
    7. LOU MALVA JOHNSON, b. December 1, 1887, Kentucky, d. February 15, 1973, Pike County, Kentucky, m. (1) MARTIN "MART" HAY, m. (2) JOHN LOWELL BARBER.
    8. LAURA BELVA JOHNSON, b. January 1889, Kentucky, d. October 28, 1957, Pike County, Kentucky, buried in Ivel, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. JAMES CALVIN LAYNE.
    9. CHARLES JEFFERSON DAVIS JOHNSON, b. May 4, 1893, Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 26, 1987, Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio, m. CLARA CYNTHIA COLDIRON.
    10. GEORGE OTTO "OTTO" JOHNSON, b. February 7, 1895, Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 16, 1963, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, buried in Harrison, Hamilton County, Ohio, m. EULAH L. REED.







MARY CARRIE WHITT, daughter of JOHN HENRY WHITT and RUTHA A. THORNSBURY, was born in July of 1887 in Kentucky. She married JERRY MARTIN HUNT, son of JAMES MARTIN HUNT and SARAH JANE JUSTICE, about 1912. He was born March 12, 1882 in Kentucky, died March 8, 1936 in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky, and is buried in Mouth Card, Pike County, Kentucky.

Notes: When Jerry Hunt's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer, that his closest relative was his wife in Mouth Card, Pike County, and that he was born March 12, 1882. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, there was a Mary C. Hunt that died November 26, 1971 in Pike County at the age of 84.

According to his death certificate, Jerry Martin Hunt died March 8, 1936 in Pikeville froma fracture of the spine and a crushed chest, caused by an automobile accident. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as McCord, Kentucky, his birth date as March 12, 1882, his marital status as married, his wife, as Carrie Whitt, his occupation as merchant, his parents as James Martin Hunt (b. Kentucky) and Sarah Jane Justice (b. Fish Trap, Kentucky), and the informant as J. N. Hunt of Pikeville, Kentucky.

On page 9 of the 1900 census for District 82 (Lick) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated June 6, 1900), James M. Hunt is listed as the head of the household for house #70, he's a farmer, born in June of 1858 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in September of 1886 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 44), Nelson (son, born in September of 1880 in Kentucky, age 19), Jery (son, born in March of 1882 in Kentucky, age 18), Pricy E. (daughter, born in October of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Ida F. (daughter, born in November of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), John A. (son, born in July of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Mortelia (daughter, born in May of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), and Minda (daughter, born in February of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 19 of the 1910 census for District 170 (Lick) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1910), James Hunt is listed as the head of the household for house #162, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 31 years, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 54), Jerry (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 26), Ellen (daughter, single, born in Kentucky, age 22), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Tella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Minday (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 133 (Freeburn) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1920), Jerry Hunt is listed as the head of the household for house #33, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Carrie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), Ermel (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Orie (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Victor (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 98-33 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated April 24, 1930), Jerry Hunt is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 28, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Carrie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 43), Ermel (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Orie (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Victor (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Ruth (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 88).

    The children of CARRIE WHITT and JERRY HUNT are:

    1. ERMEL HUNT, b. 1913, Kentucky.
    2. ORIE HUNT, b. 1915, Kentucky.
    3. VICTOR HUNT, b. 1917, Kentucky.
    4. JOHN HUNT, b. 1922, Kentucky.







ANNE E. PENIX, daughter of SUSANNA CONLEY and ALLEN PENIX, was born in December of 1867 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married (1) DUDLEY H. POWERS, son of NANCY J. BLAIR and JAMES POWER, October 22, 1891 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born September 16, 1872 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died July 30, 1929 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married (2) JACOB SALYER, January 2, 1907 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born in September of 1872 in Kentucky. Dudley Powers married (2) MALISSA (unknown last name). She was born about 1876, and died in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 166 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Anne Penix and Dudley Powers reportedly had another child, Nancy Jane Powers.

Anne Penix reportedly died October 22, 1926 in Magoffin County. Dudley Powers is listed as married on his death certificate when he died in 1929.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Dudley Power married Ann Penix on October 22, 1891 in Magoffin County at the home of Allen Penix. The witnesses were David Conley and Allen Penix, and the minister was George W. Bailey.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Jake Salyer married Anna Penix on January 2, 1907 in Magoffin County at the home of S. H. Whitt. The witnesses were John H. Litteral and Beecher Whitt, and the minister was S. H. Whitt.

According to his death certificate, Dudley Powers died July 30, 1929 in Salyersville from stomach cancer. Also on this certificate, his birthplace as Magoffin County, his age as 46, his marital status as married, his occupation as carpenter, and his parents as James Powers (b. Magoffin County) and Nancy Jane Blair (b. Kentucky).

On page 55 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 27, 1900), Ann Power is listed as the head of the household for house #478, no occupation is listed, she's widowed, born in December of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, and she's 29 years old. Although she's listed as a widow, Dudley is still living.

On page 15 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1900), Dudley Power is found living in the home of his sister Mary. He's a farm laborer, widowed, born in September of 1872 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old.

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 101 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 26 & 27, 1910), Jacob Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #96, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 3 years, and his age is missing from the census. Also listed are Anne (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, 2nd marriage, married for 3 years, age 39), Patrick Powers (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), and Warwick Powers (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 19 of the 1920 census for District 68 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated February 3, 1920), there is an Anne Salyers found who is probably the Ann researched here. She's living by herself, widowed, farming, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 53 years old.

    The children of ANNE PENIX and DUDLEY POWERS are:

    1. PATRICK POWERS, b. November 11, 1892, Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 24, 1965, Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, m. IDA PATRICK.
    2. WARWICK POWERS, b. January 29, 1895, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. December 14, 1946, Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, m. MYRTLE ANN GRIFFITH.







MARTHA CONLEY, daughter of WILLIAM S. CONLEY and SARAH PATRICK, was born either April 13, 1851 (tombstone) or April 3, 1852 (Breathitt County records) in Breathitt County, Kentucky, and died January 23, 1885. She married ANDREW ROWE. He was born about 1847 in Kentucky, and died November 14, 1895.

Notes: On page 6 of the 1880 census for District 15 (Bakerfork) in Breathitt County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), Andrew Rowe is listed as the head of the household for house #105, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and George (son, born in Kentucky, age 3). They are living 2 houses down from Martha's parents.

    The children of MARTHA CONLEY and ANDY ROWE are:

    1. MARY ROWE, m. JOHN OLIVER. He m. (1) LILLY BRADLEY.
      Notes: Mary and John are both buried in Oliver Cemetery in Palmyra, Greenup County, Kentucky.
    2. GEORGE ROWE, m. POKIE ALLEN, daughter of WOOTSON ALLEN and DELANEY WHITAKER. She was b. December 1892.
    3. WILLIAM ROWE, b. December 27, 1870, Kentucky, d. January 12, 1908.
      Notes: Bill Rowe died from typhoid fever.
    4. SARAH ROWE, b. 1873, Kentucky, d. November 12, 1955, m. ADAM DAVIS, son of CALVIN DAVIS. He was b. November 25, 1873, d. April 17, 1933, buried in Davis Cemetery, Big Lovely, Breathitt County, Kentucky.
    5. MARY ROSANN ROWE, b. 1875, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM OLIVER, son of JOHN OLIVER, June 22, 1906.
    6. GEORGE DARCUS ROWE, b. 1877, Kentucky, m. TRUBUE LOVELY.







ADAM CONLEY, son of WILLIAM S. CONLEY and SARAH PATRICK, was born May 4, 1874 in Kentucky, died January 11, 1919 in Greenup County, Kentucky, and is buried in Oldfield Cemetery in Greenup County, Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH OLIVER, daughter of JAMES OLIVER and POLLY SHEPHERD, May 9, 1895 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born October 13, 1878 in Kentucky, died March 24, 1964, and is buried in Oldfield Cemetery in Greenup County, Kentucky. Elizabeth married (2) FREDERICK MCCARTY.

Notes: On page 2 of the 1880 census for District 15 (Bakerfork) in Breathitt County, Kentucky (dated June 19 & 21, 1880), James Oliver is listed as the head of the household for house #283, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Polley (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), Nancy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1), and "not named" (daughter, born in February of 1880 in Kentucky, age 3 months). They are living next to James parents, Shadrack and Nancy Allen Oliver.

On page 16 of the 1900 census for Springfork District in Breathitt County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1900), Adam Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #132, he's a farmer, born in May of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in October of 1878 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 21), Sam (son, born in May of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Polly (daughter, born in March of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Felix (son, born in April of 1900 in Kentucky, age 2 months). They are living next to Adam's brother, David.

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), Adam Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #33, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 30), Samuel (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Polly (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Felix (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Sallie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Nancy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Mollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Conard Salyers (hired man, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21).

On page 15 of the 1920 census for District 109 (Pennsylvania) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated February 5 & 6, 1920), Elizabeth Conily is listed as the head of the household for house #130, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 40 years old. Also listed are Pollie (daughter, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Sallie (daughter, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 16), Nancie (daughter, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 14), Mollie (daughter, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 12), Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Auther J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 10 months), and Woodrow (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 9 months). They are living next to daughter Elva.

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 45-19 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Elizabeth Oliver Conley is found living with her 2nd husband. Ferd McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #52, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, first married at age 21, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 51), Arthur (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Woodrow (son, born in Kentucky, age 13). All of Fred's children are found living in this same area with the exception of the son born in 1918. His name is hard to read but looks like "Ival." There is no McCarty found in Greenup County in 1930 who was born in 1918. Fred's son Floyd is found living close by in house #43. Fred's daughter, Elva, married Elizabeth's son, Sam.

    The children of ADAM CONLEY and ELIZABETH OLIVER are:

    1. SAMUEL CONLEY, b. May 2, 1896, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. July 24, 1969, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. ELVA MCCARTY.
    2. POLLY CONLEY, b. March 1898, Kentucky.
    3. FELIX CONLEY, b. April 1900, Kentucky.
    4. SALLIE CONLEY, b. 1903, Kentucky.
    5. NANCY CONLEY, b. 1905, Kentucky.
    6. MOLLIE CONLEY, b. 1907, Kentucky.
    7. LUCY CONLEY, b. 1913, Kentucky.
    8. ARTHER J. CONLEY, b. 1915, Kentucky.
    9. WOODROW CONLEY, b. 1917, Kentucky.







GLEN VERNON GRIFFITH CONLEY, son of GROVER CLEVELAND CONLEY and BERTHA LOUISE POINTER, was born about 1917 in Ohio (deceased). He married FRANCIS BORN.

    The children of GLEN CONLEY and FRANCIS BORN are:

    1. PENNY CONLEY.
    2. JIMMY CONLEY.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley, Tim Conley, and other sources)







KATHLEEN LOUISE CONLEY, daughter of GROVER CLEVELAND CONLEY and BERTHA LOUISE POINTER, was born about 1922 in Ohio (deceased). She married WILLIAM HOWELL.

    The children of KATHLEEN CONLEY and WILLIAM HOWELL are:

    1. VERNON DOUGLAS HOWELL, m. (1) SUE PORTER, m. (2) JACQUELINE JOHNSON.
    2. JUDITH LOUISE HOWELL, m. KENNETH REEDER.
    3. GARY WAYNE HOWELL, m. SUE DUDUIT.
    4. GREGORY HOWELL, m. SUSAN BALL.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley, Tim Conley, and other sources)







VERNON DOUGLAS HOWELL, son of KATHLEEN LOUISE CONLEY and WILLIAM HOWELL, married (1) SUE HENLEY. He married (2) JACQUELINE JOHNSON.

    The children of VERNON HOWELL and SUE PORTER are:

    1. DOUGLAS HOWELL.
    2. JULIE HOWELL.

    The children of VERNON HOWELL and JACQUELINE JOHNSON are:

    1. DWAYNE HOWELL.
    2. JIMMY HOWELL.
    3. PETER HOWELL.
    4. KELLY HOWELL.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







JUDITH LOUISE HOWELL, daughter of KATHLEEN LOUISE CONLEY and WILLIAM HOWELL, married KENNETH REEDER.

    The children of JUDITH HOWELL and KENNETH REEDER are:

    1. KENNETH REEDER JR.
    2. AARON REEDER.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







GARY WAYNE HOWELL, son of KATHLEEN LOUISE CONLEY and WILLIAM HOWELL, married SUE DUDUIT.

    The children of GARY HOWELL and SUE DUDUIT are:

    1. SONYA HOWELL.
    2. WAYNE HOWELL.
    3. BRIAN HOWELL.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







GREGORY HOWELL, son of KATHLEEN LOUISE CONLEY and WILLIAM HOWELL, married SUSAN BALL.

    The children of GREGORY HOWELL and SUSAN BALL are:

    1. MICHELLE KATHLEEN HOWELL.
    2. JUSTIN HOWELL.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







GROVER CLEVELAND CONLEY JR., son of GROVER CLEVELAND CONLEY and BERTHA LOUISE POINTER, was born about 1923 in Ohio (deceased). He married (1) MARY PACK. He married (2) JUANITA DAVIS.

    The children of GROVER CONLEY and MARY PACK are:

    1. RONALD EUGENE CONLEY, m. (1) TINA COLETT, m. (2) RITA CONLEY.
    2. KAREN LYNN CONLEY, m. JEFFERY DALE KAUT.
    3. LINDA SUE CONLEY.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley, Tim Conley, and other sources)







RONALD EUGENE CONLEY, son of GROVER CLEVELAND CONLEY JR. and MARY PACK, married (1) TINA COLLETT. He married (2) RITA CONLEY.

    The child of RONALD CONLEY and TINA COLLETT is:

    1. RONALD CURTIS CONLEY, m. NANCY (unknown last name).

    (This information comes from Michael Conley, Tim Conley, and other sources)







KAREN LYNN CONLEY, daughter of GROVER CLEVELAND CONLEY JR. and MARY PACK, married (1) RODNEY MULLINS. She married (2) JEFFERY DALE KAUT.

    The children of KAREN CONLEY and JEFFERY KAUT are:

    1. STEPHANIE LYNN KAUT.
    2. JOSEPH DAVID KAUT, m. ANGELA CLIFFORD.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley, Tim Conley, and other sources)







LINDA SUE CONLEY (deceased), daughter of GROVER CLEVELAND CONLEY JR. and MARY PACK.

    The child of LINDA CONLEY and (unknown) is:

    1. MATTHEW CHRISTOPHER CONLEY, married TERESA MARIE SWORDS.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley, Tim Conley, and other sources)







HELEN LOUISE CONLEY, daughter of GROVER CLEVELAND CONLEY and BERTHA LOUISE POINTER, was born about 1924 in Ohio. She married FRANK EDWARD CIRASO (deceased).

    The children of HELEN CONLEY and FRANK CIRASO are:

    1. PATRICIA LOUISE CIRASO.
    2. FRANK EDWARD CIRASO JR., m. (1) KAREN (unknown last name), m. (2) LINDA LAURO, m. (3) BESS CLEVENGER.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley, Tim Conley, and other sources)







FRANK EDWARD CIRASO JR., son of HELEN CONLEY and FRANK EDWARD CIRASO, married (1) KAREN (unknown last name). He married (2) LINDA LAURO. He married (3) BESS CLEVENGER.

    The child of FRANK CIRASO and (unknown) is:

    1. RYAN CIRASO (deceased).

    The children of FRANK CIRASO and BESS CLEVENGER are:

    1. DREW CLEVENGER.
    2. TESS CLEVENGER.
    3. SEAN CLEVENGER.
      Notes: These 3 children are Bess Clevenger's from a previous marriage.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley, Tim Conley, and other sources)







WILLIAM TIMOTHY CONLEY, son of WILLIAM EDWARD CONLEY and MARGARET PAULINE NOEL, married CRI CRI HARRIS.

    The child of TIM CONLEY and CRI CRI HARRIS is:

    1. WILLIAM TIMOTHY CONLEY JR., m. FELICIA JOHNSON.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







WILLIAM TIMOTHY CONLEY JR., son of WILLIAM TIMOTHY CONLEY and CRI CRI HARRIS, married FELICIA JOHNSON.

    The children of WILLIAM CONLEY and FELICIA JOHNSON are:

    1. NATHAN ELWOOD JOHNSON CONLEY.
    2. ZACHARY LEVI CONLEY.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







BEVERLY KAY CONLEY, daughter of WILLIAM EDWARD CONLEY and MARGARET PAULINE NOEL, married STEVEN MITCHELL MIGNEREY.

    The children of BEVERLY CONLEY and STEVEN MIGNEREY are:

    1. CHRISTINA KAY MIGNEREY, m. KENNETH IRWIN.
    2. HEATHER RACHELLE MIGNEREY, m. BRIAN SCOTT HOWARD.
    3. SHEENA MARIE MIGNEREY.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







CHRISTINA KAY MIGNEREY, daughter of BEVERLY KAY CONLEY and STEVEN MITCHELL MIGNEREY, married KENNETH IRWIN.

    The children of CHRISTINA MIGNEREY and KENNY IRWIN are:

    1. MCKENZIE KAY IRWIN.
    2. STEVEN KENNETH IRWIN.
    3. MITCHELL TROY BURDETTE IRWIN.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







HEATHER RACHELLE MIGNEREY, daughter of BEVERLY KAY CONLEY and STEVEN MITCHELL MIGNEREY, married BRIAN SCOTT HOWARD.

    The children of HEATHER MIGNEREY and BRIAN HOWARD are:

    1. BOBBIE JO HOWARD.
    2. CHARLIE JO BRIANN HOWARD.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







CATHY ELAINE CONLEY, daughter of WILLIAM EDWARD CONLEY and MARGARET PAULINE NOEL, married DOUGLAS EUGENE COLEMAN.

    The child of CATHY CONLEY and DOUGLAS COLEMAN is:

    1. TRACEY LYNN COLEMAN, m. JEFFREY SCOTT BAUER.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







TRACEY LYNN COLEMAN, daughter of CATHY ELAINE CONLEY and DOUGLAS EUGENE COLEMAN, married JEFFREY SCOTT BAUER.

    The children of TRACEY COLEMAN and SCOTT BAUER are:

    1. OLIVIA BROOKE BAUER.
    2. BRENNAN DOUGLAS BAUER.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







MICHAEL LEE CONLEY, son of WILLIAM EDWARD CONLEY and MARGARET PAULINE NOEL, married KIMBERLY RENEE CHAMBERLAIN.

    The child of MICHAEL CONLEY and KIMBERLY CHAMBERLAIN is:

    1. SCOTT BIDEN CONLEY.

    (This information comes from Michael Conley and Tim Conley)







KERLIS CONLEY, daughter of MARTIN CONLEY and MALINDA OWENS, was born about 1900 in Kentucky. She married FRANK POTTER about 1919. He was born about 1897 in Kentucky.

Notes: On page 19 of the 1930 census for District 45-4 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), Frank Potter is listed as the head of the household for house #160, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Kerlis (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 31), Orvil (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Gerald (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Glen T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), Elba K. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 months), and Mart M. Conley (father-in-law, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 33, age 65).

    The children of KERLIS CONLEY and FRANK POTTER are:

    1. ORVIL POTTER, b. 1923, Kentucky.
    2. RAY POTTER, b. 1924, Kentucky.
    3. GERALD POTTER, b. 1925, Kentucky.
    4. GLEN T. POTTER, b. 1928, Kentucky.
    5. ELBA K. POTTER, b. 1930, Kentucky.







ELIZABETH CONLEY, daughter of DAVID M. CONLEY and MAHALA ROBERSON, was born in December of 1846 in Kentucky, and died after 1930. She married RHODES MEAD, son of ROBERT MEAD and SUSANNAH J. CLARK, about 1866. He was born about 1842 in Kentucky, and died March 1, 1891 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Elizabeth Conley can be found on page 545 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. Information on the Rhodes Mead family can be found on page 522, where that book mistakenly has Rhodes married to Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Conley. There is a paragraph on Polly's page that shows the evidence that this was a mistake.

On page 21 of the 1870 census for Barnett's Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 30 1870), Rhodes Mead is listed as the head of the household for house #145, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, age 24), John Clinton (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Sam George (born in Kentucky, age 1). Living next door is Elizabeth's brother David H. Conley (born in Kentucky, age 35) and his wife Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 28) and their family.

On page 16 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June ?, 1880), Rhodes Mead is listed as the head of the household for house #127, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born unknown, mother born in Virginia, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 34), John C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Claton (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Mahala J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Lakeese (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Barnes (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 52 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 26, 1900), Elisabeth Mead is listed as the head of the household for house #440, she's a farmer, widowed, born in November of 1846 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, and she's 53 years old. Also listed are Susan (daughter, born in May of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), and Thomas F. (son, born in December of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14). They're living next to son Clayton.

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), Elizabeth Conley is found living in the home of her daughter. Mantford. L. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Susan (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 26), Altie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Frances M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), Linzy (son, born in Kentucky, age 5 months), and Elizabeth (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 9 children and 6 are still living, age 63). They are living next to Elizabeth's son Leck.

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 21 & 22, 1920), Elizabeth is still found living in the home of her daughter. Manford L. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #145, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Susan (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Alta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Frances M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Linzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Elizabeth Mead (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 73).

On page 35 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Elizabeth Mead is found living in the home of her son. John C. Mead is listed as the head of the household for house #162, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Oma (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 51), Grant Trimble (step-son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), John Trimble (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), Fred Trimble (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), James A. Trimble (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Beulah Trimble (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Harry Trimble (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), Elizabeth Mead (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 83), and Eula Mead (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11).

    The children of ELIZABETH CONLEY and RHODES MEAD are:

    1. JOHN CLINTON MEADE, b. June 5, 1867, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. August 8, 1932, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) MARY A. ESTEP, m. (2) NAOMI "OMA" TRIMBLE.
    2. SAMUEL GEORGE MEAD, b. 1869, Kentucky, d. before 1880.
    3. JOSEPH CRAYTON MEADE, b. January 1871, Kentucky, m. ARMINTA LEMASTER.
    4. MAHALA J. MEADE, b. May 17, 1873, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. February 20, 1954, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ISAAC W. CONLEY.
    5. ELECTIOUS MEAD, b. November 1875, Kentucky, m. JULIA HOWARD.
    6. BARNES MEAD, b. 1880, Kentucky, d. 1885.
    7. SUSAN MEADE, b. May 1, 1883, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 27, 1936, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MANFORD LEE CONLEY.
    8. THOMAS FLOYD MEAD, b. December 9, 1885, Kentucky, d. October 14, 1943, Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) ALMA CONLEY, m. (2) MARIE DIXON.

    (This information comes from Johnathan Farris and other sources)







MARY ELIZABETH "POLLY" CONLEY, daughter of DAVID CONLEY and MARY "POLLY" HOWES, was born in August of 1840 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died before 1910. She married BRACKEN LEWIS DAVIS, son of ELIAS DAVIS and ANNA ELIZABETH CURTIS, November 13, 1856 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born September 11, 1838 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died December 1, 1921 in Buffalo, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Wheeler Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. Bracken Davis married (2) ANNA MOORE about 1910. She was born about 1844 in Kentucky, and died before 1920.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 522 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. In that book it says that Polly E. Conley, daughter of David and Polly Howes Conley, married Rhodes Mead. Rhodes Mead actually married Elizabeth Conley, daughter of David M. and Mahala Roberson Conley. Elizabeth Conley is found with the name "Elizabeth" or "Elisabeth" in all of the census reports from 1850 to 1930, and in 1870 Rhodes and Elizabeth can be found living next to her brother David and his family. Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Conley, daughter of David and Polly Howes Conley, is found with the names Polley E., Mary, and Mary E. in the census reports from 1850 to 1900. She reportedly died March 16, 1908 in Johnson County, Kentucky. Her brother, Henry, married Bracken Davis' sister, Mahala. Bracken Davis was also the brother of Mary Elizabeth Davis.

Information on this family can be also found in the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. On page 160 of that book it says:

No. 32. N. BRACKEN LEWIS DAVIS - B. 9-11-1838; D. 12-1-1921; M. to Mary Elizabeth Conley, D. 3-16-1908.
Children -
 
No. 140. N. Mantford Davis - born October 3, 1857 - died July 16, 1859.
No. 141. N. E. P. (Leck) Davis.
No. 142. N. Lousine Davis.
No. 143. N. James M. Davis.
No. 144. N. Charlie Davis.
No. 145. N. Julia Davis.
No. 146. N. Mary Elizabeth Davis.
 
No. 147. N. B. L. (Son) Davis - married Zora Fitch.
No. 148. N. Angie Davis.
No. 149. N. Lon Davis.
No. 150. N. Marie Alice Davis.

      Bracken Lewis Davis married Anna Moore second.

      He was reared in Johnson County and spent the greater part of his life on a farm on the Big Sandy River at the mouth of Buffalo Creek. Like his father Mr. Davis was of a high temper which was of aid to him in his practice since he, in addition to farming and running a ferry over the Big Sandy River, was an attorney and active in the political affairs of the county. He was possessed with a fine recollection and took much interest in the family traditions. Mr. Davis joined the United Baptist Church at Fish Trap on August 3, 1861, and was baptized by the Reverend James Pelfrey [James Pelphrey]. He is buried near Concord, Kentucky.

On daughter Lucina's birth record, her parents are listed as Richard B. Davis and Mary E. Conley.

According to Kentucky marriage records, Bracken L. Davis (b. Floyd County, age 18) married Mary Conley (b. Floyd County, age 16) on November 13, 1856 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, Bracken L. Davis died December 1, 1921 in Buffalo, Johnson County, Kentucky, from old age. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as September 11, 1838, his marital status as married, his parents as Elias Davis (b. Kentucky) and Anna Curtis (b. Kentucky), the informant as Irene Davis of Thelma, Kentucky, and the burial place as Wheeler Cemetery.

On page 22 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 16, 1850), Elias Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #146, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in North Carolina, age 46), Anna (born in Kentucky, age 20), Susannah C. (born in Kentucky, age 15), Lydia (born in Kentucky, age 14), and Bracken L. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Davidson (born in Kentucky, age 9), and Elizabeth J. (born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 48 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 1860), Bracken Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #305, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Mary (born in Kentucky, age 19), and Elexious P. (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 18 of the 1870 census for Barnetts Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 11, 1870), Bracken L. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #125, he's a miner, born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Mary (born in Kentucky, age 27), Elexius (born in Kentucky, age 11), Lusina (born in Kentucky, age 8), James (born in Kentucky, age 6), Charles (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Julia (born in March [May?] of 1870 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 1 of the 1880 census for District 46 (Greasey) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1880), Bracken L. Davis is listed as the head of the household for family #6, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in Kentucky, age 37), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Julia A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Bracken (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Angelina (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 29 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), Bracken L. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #265, he's born in September of 1838 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Mary E. (wife, born in August of 1840 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 12 children and 10 are still living, age 59), Angie (daughter, single, not working, born in May of 1877 in Kentucky, age 23), Alonzo (son, born in August of 1879 in Kentucky, age 20), Mariah A. (daughter, born in January of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17, Kinner Davis (grandson, born in August of 1889 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), Louminta Davis (granddaughter, born in January of 1883 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Lee (son, married, farm laborer, born in January of 1876 in Kentucky, married for 6 years, age 24), and Zora (daughter-in-law, born in January of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, age 23).

On page 29 of the 1910 census for District 68 (Buffalo) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 9, 1910), Bracken L. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #235, he's a lawyer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 0 years, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Annie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 6 are still living, age 66), and Eddie Hall (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 34 (Buffalo) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 2, 1920), B. L. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #4, he's a retired farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 81 years old. Also listed is Verlie Price (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

    The children of POLLY CONLEY and BRACKEN DAVIS are:

    1. MANFORD DAVIS, b. October 3, 1857, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 16, 1858, Johnson County, Kentucky. Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Manford Davis was born October 3, 1857 in Johnson County to Bracken Davis and Mary Conley.
      According to Kentucky death records, Manford Davis, son of Bracken & Mary Davis, died July 16, 1858 in Johnson County.
    2. ELEXIOUS POWELL "LECK" DAVIS, b. May 27, 1859, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 4, 1933, Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) SARAH ANN WEBB, m. (2) MARY JANE BLACKBURN.
    3. LUCINA DAVIS, b. July 12, 1861, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 18, 1941, Ceredo, Wayne County, West Virginia, buried in Wayne County, West Virginia, m. JOHN C. AKERS.
    4. JAMES MARION DAVIS, b. January 20, 1863, Kentucky, d. May 29, 1938, Buffalo, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Meally, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) CRESEDA "EDITH" HALL, m. (2) TRINVILLA ARROWOOD.
    5. CHARLES H. DAVIS, b. May 1867, Kentucky, d. April 27, 1930, Buffalo, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Concord, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) JENNIE LEE WELLS, m. (2) MARY ELIZABETH GAMBILL.
    6. JULIA A. DAVIS, b. May 12, 1870, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 11, 1906, buried in Concord, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM J. WALTERS.
    7. MARY ELIZABETH DAVIS, b. October 30, 1874, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 1, 1963, Concord, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Concord, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOHN WELCH.
    8. BRACKEN LEWIS DAVIS JR., b. July 25, 1875, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 16, 1911, Thelma, Johnson County, buried in Concord, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ZORNAN "ZORA" FITZPATRICK.
    9. ANGELINA DAVIS, b. May 1877, Kentucky, d. November 29, 1909, buried in Concord, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOHN MARTIN HALL.
    10. ALONZO C. "LON" DAVIS, b. June 7, 1880, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 24, 1962, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried on Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ROSELLA WEBB.
    11. MARIAH ALICE DAVIS, b. February 15, 1882, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 2, 1962, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Concord, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) BERT PRICE, m. (2) ASA MEEK.







ELEXIOUS POWELL "LECK" DAVIS, son of MARY ELIZABETH "POLLY" CONLEY and BRACKEN LEWIS DAVIS, was born May 27, 1859 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 4, 1933 in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Davis Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) SARAH ANN WEBB, daughter of EDWARD R. WEBB and JUDITH BUTCHER, in July of 1877 in Virginia. She was born about 1861 in Kentucky. He married (2) MARY JANE BLACKBURN, daughter of GILBERT BLACKBURN and LOUISA WILLIAMSON, December 13, 1883 in Pike County, Kentucky. She was born February 29, 1869 in Pike County, Kentucky, died September 21, 1948, Russell, Greenup County, Kentucky, and is buried in Davis Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found in the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. On page 181 of that book it says:

No. 141. N. E. P. (LECK) DAVIS - B. 5-27-1859; M. to Sarah Ann Webb, D. of Ed.
Children -
 
No. 457. N. William Davis.
 
No. 458. N. Samuel G. Davis - born January 12, 1879 - married February 24, 1915 to Trinnie (Doggie) Childers.
      E. P. Davis has lived the greater part of his life near the mouth of Buffalo Creek. Since the building of the Garrett Highway, which destroyed his house, he moved to Riceville, Kentucky, and from there to West Van Lear where he conducts a store. Although he is in the merchandise business now his chief occupation in the past has been fishing and in the timber trade.

No. 141-A. N. E. P. (LECK) DAVIS - M. 12-13-1883 to Mary Jane Blackburn, B. 2-29-1867.
Children -
No. 459. N. Grover Davis.
No. 460. N. Lora Lee Davis.
No. 461. N. James S. Davis.
No. 462. N. Charles Herbert Davis.
No. 463. N. John Powell Davis.
No. 464. N. Sibyl Davis.
 
No. 465. N. Pearl Davis - born November 14, 1898 - married first Frank Astroth, second Henry Adams.
 
No. 466. N. Lula Davis - born July 6, 1900 - married first Charles P. Williams, second William Tigert.
 
No. 467. N. Lucy Davis - born December 1, 1902.
 
No. 468. N. Vivian Davis - born December 23, 1905.

There are reports that state that Leck Davis and Sarah Ann Webb had a child, Stella, who was born in 1883. There is an adopted child named Stella found in the 1880 census living with Leck and Sarah in Sarah's parents' house.

According to Kentucky birth records, Littleton Webb was born February 17, 1854 in Johnson County to Edmond R. Webb and Judah Butcher.

According to his death certificate, there was an unnamed baby boy who was born on December 9, 1912 in Buffalo, Johnson County, Kentucky, to E. P. Davis (b. Johnson County) and Mary Jane Blackburn (b. Pike County). He was buried in Coal, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky birth records, Elexious Davis was born May 27, 1859 in Johnson County to Bracken Davis and Mary Conley.

According to Kentucky marriage records, Elexious P. Davis (farmer, resident of Johnson County, 1st marriage, age 18) married Anna Webb (b. Johnson County, father b. Floyd County, mother b. Virginia, resident of Johnson County, age 16), in July of 1877 in Virginia.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Elexious P. "Leck" Davis lived from 1858 to September 4, 1933, and was buried in Davis Cemetery at the Mouth of Davis Branch in Johnson County, and that Mary J. Blackburn Davis lived from 1868 to 1948, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his death certificate, Electious Davis died September 4, 1933 in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, from senility and chronic intrestitial nephritis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as May 10, 1857, his marital status as married, wife as Mary Jane Blackburn, his occupation as retired timber man, his parents as Bracken Davis (b. Kentucky) and Mary E. Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as Herbert Davis, and the burial place as Davis Family Cemetery.

According to his obituary, Leck Davis (age 70), son of the late Judge Bracken L. Davis, died September 4, 1933 at home in West Van Lear following an illness of several months, and was buried in Davis Family Cemetery on Davis Branch. He was survived by his wife and 10 children. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Electivus P. Davis died September 4, 1933 in Johnson County at the age of 76.

According to her death certificate, Mary Jane Blackburn Davis died September 21, 1948 in Russell, Greenup County, Kentucky, from cardiac failure. She had fractured her hip 13 weeks prior to her death. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Pike County, Kentucky, her birth date as February 29, 1872, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Gilbert Blackburn (b. Kentucky) and Mary Williamson (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. J. E. Caudill of West Russell, Kentucky, and the burial place as Davis Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mary J. Davis died September 21, 1948 in Greenup County at the age of 76. She was living in Greenup County at the time of her death.

On page 4 of the 1870 census for Precinct 8 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 24, 1870), Edward R. Webb is listed as the head of the household for house #27, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Judith (born in Virginia, age 53), June (born in Kentucky, age 33), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 23), Serraney (born in Kentucky, age 21), John (born in Kentucky, age 18), Littleton (born in Kentucky, age 16), Brecinridge (born in Kentucky, age 13), and Sarah A. (born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 2 of the 1870 census for District 10 in Pike County, Kentucky (dated August 6, 1870), Gilbert Blackburn is listed as the head of the household for house #12, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Louisa (born in Kentucky, age 25), Anna (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Mary J. (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 20 of the 1880 census for District 46 (Greasey) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1880), Elexious and Sarah Ann are found living in the home of her parents. Edward R. Webb is listed as the head of the household for house #163, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Judith (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 65), Sarah Ann Davis (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, age 19), E. P. Davis (son-in-law, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), Bracken Davis [Samuel G. Kinner Davis] (grandson, born in March of 1880 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2 months), Stella Webb (adopted, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), and Corey Bow (granddaughter, born in November of 1879, parents born in Kentucky, age 8 months). They are living 2 houses away from Elexious' future sister-in-law, Trinvilla Arrowood, who's living with her parents.

On page 8 of the 1880 census for District 103 (Big Creek) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1880), Gilbert Blackburn is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 34), Amy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Mary Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), John H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and James W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 29 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), Leck Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #264, he's a farmer, born in May of 1859 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Mary J. (wife, born in February of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 31), Grover (son, born in January of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Lora L. (daughter, born in November of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), James S. (son, born in August of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Charley H. (son, born in November of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), John P. (son, born in September of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8), Sip (daughter, born in April of 1894 in Kentucky, age 7), and Pearlie (daughter, born in April of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 34 of the 1910 census for District 65 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), Elexus P. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #253, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 27 years, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Mary J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 13 children and 10 are still living, age 42), James S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), John P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Sip (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Pearl (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Mary L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Lucy B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Vivian E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On pages 15 & 16 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1930), John Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #175, he's a laborer in the coal mines, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Ivan D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Burnice M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Mary M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Lois (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 2 months), Powell (father, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, age 72), and Mary J. (mother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 15, age 62).

On page 11 of the 1940 census for District 45-16 in (Worthington) Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1940), Joe E. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #101, he's an icing foreman for the railroad, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Vivian E. (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 34), and Mary J. Davis (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 5th grade education, age 68).

    The child of LECK DAVIS and SARAH ANN WEBB is:

    1. WILLIAM DAVIS.
      Notes: William Davis is listed as a child of Leck and Sarah in "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.
    2. SAMUEL G. "KINNER" DAVIS, b. April 11, 1880, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 14, 1940, Martin, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Drift, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. TRINVILLA "DAGGIE" CHILDERS.

    The children of LECK DAVIS and MARY BLACKBURN are:

    1. GROVER CLEVELAND DAVIS, b. January 12, 1885, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. AMANDA PRATER.
    2. LORA LEE DAVIS, b. November 22, 1885, Kentucky, d. November 23, 1933, Wharton, Boone County, West Virginia, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) JOHN W. MUSIC, m. (2) LUTHER ELMER PRESTON.
    3. JAMES STEWARD DAVIS, b. August 23, 1889, Thelma, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 3, 1929, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried on Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MAE WILLIAMS.
    4. CHARLES HERBERT "HERBERT" DAVIS, b. November 3, 1890, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 24, 1935, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARY ANN CASTLE.
    5. JOHN POWELL DAVIS, b. November 16, 1890, Thelma, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 12, 1936, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried on Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. VIRGINIA LEE "VIRGIE" HUFF.
    6. SIBYL DAVIS, b. April 22, 1895, Kentucky, d. April 30, 1981, Fayette County, Kentucky, m. WILLARD MILTON RIGGS.
    7. PEARL DAVIS, b. November 14, 1898, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 29, 1979, Saint Cloud, Osceola County, Florida, buried on Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CARL DANIEL KUSENBERG.
    8. MARY LOUISE DAVIS, b. July 6, 1900, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 23, 1958, Washington, D.C., buried on Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BASTION.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Mary Louise Davis Bastion, daughter of Elexus Paul and Mary Jane Davis, was born July 6, 1900 in Johnson County, died September 23, 1958 in Doctor's Hospital in Washinton, D.C. after an extended illness, and was buried in Davis Branch Cemetery. She was survived by 3 sisters, Mrs. J. E. Caudill (of Russell, Kentucky), Mrs. Willard Riggs (McVeigh, Kentucky), and Mrs. Carl D. Kusenburg (Washington, D.C.).
    9. LUCILE B. "LUCY" DAVIS, b. December 1, 1903, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 31, 1934, m. JOHN GEORGE.
    10. VIVIAN E. DAVIS, b. December 23, 1905, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 18, 1993, Russell, Greenup County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOEL ELMER CAUDILL, son of JOHN ALBERT CAUDILL and LIZZIE ANN SPARKS. He was b. October 13, 1902, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. June 18, 1993, Russell, Greenup County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Vivian E. Davis Caudill lived from 1905 to 1993, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Joel E. Caudill lived from 1902 to 1989, and was buried in the same cemetery.
      According to her obituary, Vivian E. Davis Caudill (age 87), daughter of Elexious P. and Mary Jane Blackburn Davis, was born December 23, 1905 in Johnson County, died June 18, 1993 in Bellefonte Hospital in Russell, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, Elmer Joe Caudill; and several nieces and nephews. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to his obituary, Joe E. Caudill (age 86), son of John Albert and Lizzie Ann Sparks Caudill, was born October 13, 1902 in Boyd County, died February 22, 1989 in Bellefonte Hopital, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park. He was survived by his wife, Vivian Davis Caudill; 1 brother, William Caudill (of Flatwoods); and 4 sisters, Lakie Fowler, Ethel Barham, Ruth Crance, and Bertha Leader (all of Ashland). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







JOHN POWELL DAVIS, son of ELEXIOUS POWELL "LECK" DAVIS and MARY JANE BLACKBURN, was born November 16, 1890 in Thelma, Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 12, 1936 in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Davis Cemetery on Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married VIRGINIA LEE "VIRGIE" HUFF, daughter of WILLIAM HUFF and REBECCA PHELPS, about 1916. She was born in September 12, 1894 in Kentucky, died December 18, 1939 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Davis Cemetery on Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found in the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. On page 202 of that book it says:

No. 463. N. JOHN POWELL DAVIS - B. 11-18-1893; M. 6-4-1915 to Virgie Huff, B. 11-16-1894.
Children -
 
No. 770. N. Ivan Davis - born April 16, 1917.
 
No. 771. N. Burnice Davis - born January 23, 1919.
 
No. 772. N. Frank Davis - born October 20, 1921.
 
No. 773. N. Mary Maxine Davis - born February 26, 1924.
      Address, West Van Lear, Kentucky.

When John Powel Davis' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a day laborer for Consolidation Coal Company of Van Lear, Johnson County, that he had a wife and a child, and that he was born November 16, 1894 in Thelma, Kentucky. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had brown eyes and brown hair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that John P. Davis lisved from 1893 to 1936, and was buried in Davis Cemetery on Davis Branch in Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Virgie Lee Huff Davis lived from 1894 to 1939, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his death certificate, J. P. Davis died July 12, 1936 in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, from "Suicide by Arsenic Poisoning in Prestonsburg County Jail." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as November 27, 1890, his marital status as married, his wife as Virgie Huff Davis, his parents as E. P. Davis (b. Johnson County) and M. J. Blackburn (b. Pike County), the informant as Bob Davis of Upper Middle Creek, and the burial place as Johnson County.

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

     "John P. Davis, age about 44 years, died last Saturday night or early Sunday morning [July 11th or 12th] at Prestonsburg from effects of poisoning, said to have been self-administered. Davis, a native of this county, had been having financial difficulties lately it is said. He was in the poultry business and had been buying chickens and eggs in Johnson and Martin Counties. During the course of his business he had given a number of checks which were returned because of insufficient funds and which he could not make good. He was arrested by Floyd County officers and placed in Prestonsburg and sentenced to a long term. Because of the jail sentence and financial difficulties he is said to have become despondent and drank the fatal drought of poison. Mr. Davis was a native of Johnson County and was a son of the late Leck Davis who resided near Paintsville. He had been known as a good citizen and had never been in any previous trouble of any kind. He was a member of the church for many years. The body was prepared for burial by the undertaking department of the Mountain Furniture and Hardware Company. Funeral services were conducted Monday at the Cedar Grove Church at 10 o'clock, in charge of Rev. Leonard Walters and others of the United Baptist faith. Burial followed in the J. Melvin Hall cemetery on Davis Branch on the east side of the river. Mr. Davis had many relatives and friends in Johnson County who regret the sad occurance. Besides his widow he is survived by five children."

According to one Kentucky death record transcript, J. P. Davis died July 12, 1936 in Floyd County at the age of 46. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death. According to another, he died in Floyd County at the age of 45 and was living in Prestonsburg at the time.

According to her death certificate, Virgie Huff Davis died December 18, 1939 in Paintsville Hospital in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from general peritonitis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 12, 1894, her marital status as widowed, her husband as John Paul Davis, her parents as William Huff (b. Kentucky) and Rebecca Phelps (b. Kentucky), the informant as Millard Huff of West Van Lear, Kentucky, and the burial place as Davis Branch.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Virgie Davis died December 18, 1939 in Johnson County at the age of 42. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 33 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Sandy River) in McDowell County, West Virginia (dated June 28, 1900), William Huff is listed as the head of the household for house #285, he's a farmer, born in September of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in May of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 30), Virgia (daughter, born in October of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Aquila (son, born in January of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Sarah B. (daughter, born in January of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Williard (son, born in March of 1900 in West Virginia, age 2 months).

On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 94 (Panther) in McDowell County, West Virginia (dated May 2, 1910), William Huff is listed as the head of the household for house #140, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 17 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 40), Virgie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Aquilla (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Millard (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and John (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 32 (Van Lear) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 15, 1920), John P. Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #81, he's a miner in a coal mine, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Virgie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 25), Ivan (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 5 months), and Bernice (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11 months).

On pages 15 & 16 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1930), John Davis is listed as the head of the household for house #175, he's a laborer in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, he's listed as being married but no wife is listed, and he's age 37. Also listed are Ivan D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Burnice M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Mary M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Lois (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 2 months), Powell (father, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, age 72), and Mary J. (mother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 15, age 62).

    The children of JOHN DAVIS and VIRGIE HUFF are:

    1. IVAN D. DAVIS, b. April 18, 1917, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 3, 1999, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried on Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) DOROTHY M. SMITH, m. (2) RUIE ELLEN BURCHETT.
    2. BERNICE M. DAVIS, b. January 23, 1919, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 11, 1980, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, buried on Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELIAS WARD.
    3. FRANK W. DAVIS, b. October 20, 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 17, 1964, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, buried on Davis Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BEAULAH RICHARDSON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Frank W. Davis was born October 20, 1921 in Johnson County to Virginia Huff.
      According to his obituary, Frank W. Davis (age 43), son of the late John P. and Virgie Huff Davis, was a disabled veteran and a resident of Dayton, Ohio, at the time of his death. He was born October 20, 1920 in Johnson County, died July 17, 1964 at the Veterans Hospital in Dayton, and was buried in Davis Cemetery on Davis Branch. He was survived by his wife, Beaulah Richardson Davis; 3 sons, Roger Davis (of Peru, Indiana), Frank Davis Jr. (Peru), and Donald Davis (Peru); 1 daughter, Linda Davis (Peru); 1 step-son, Alfred Richardson (Dayton); 1 step-daughter, Sandra Richardson (Dayton); 1 brother, Ivan Davis (Paintsville); and 3 sisters, Mrs. Maxine Adams (Mansfield, Ohio), Mrs. Burnice Ward (Ft. Knox), and Mrs. Lois Collier (Flint, Michigan). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. MARY MAXINE "MAXINE" DAVIS, b. 1924, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ADAMS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary M. Davis was born in Johnson County to Virgie Huff.
      Maxine is found living with her sister Bernice in 1940.
    5. LOIS DAVIS, b. 1929, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) COLLIER.
      Notes: Lois is found living with her brother Ivan in 1940.
      Lois' name is listed as Lois Collier in Ivan's obituary.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lois Davis was born in Johnson County to Virgie Huff.







JOHN CLINTON MEADE, son of ELIZABETH CONLEY and RHODES MEAD, was born June 5, 1867 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died August 8, 1932 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) MARY A. ESTEP on November 18, 1886. She was born August 2, 1869 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died about 1923 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (2) NAOMI "OMA" TRIMBLE.

Notes: According to his death certificate, John Clinton Meade died August 8, 1932 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from myocarditis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as June 5, 1867, his marital status as married, his wife as Oma Tackett, his occupation as merchant, his parents as Rhodes Meade (b. Virginia) and Elizabeth Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as Andrew J. Meade of Catlettsburg, Kentucky, and the burial place as Staffordsville.

On page 3 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1900), John Mead is listed as the head of the household for house #21, he's a farmer, born in June of 1867 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in August of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 30), Wanna C. (son, born in August of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Roads (son, born in July of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Andy (son, born in March of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Georgia C. (son, born in January of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Linzy (son, born in March of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Samuel C. (son, born in May of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 25, 1910), John Mead is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 21 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Marry A. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 9 are still living, age 40), Andy J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), George C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Linzie (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Sam C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Tomey D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Lena M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Leyria A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1920), John C. Meade is listed as the head of the household for house #29, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 50), Thomas (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Linnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Lurie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Ruie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 35 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), John C. Mead is listed as the head of the household for house #162, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Oma (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 51), Grant Trimble (step-son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), John Trimble (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), Fred Trimble (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), James A. Trimble (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Beulah Trimble (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Harry Trimble (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), Elizabeth Mead (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 83), and Eula (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11). They are living next to John's son Thomas.

    The children of JOHN MEADE and MARY ESTEP are:

    1. WANNIE CLAY MEADE, b. August 1, 1887, Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. November 5, 1918, Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Elm, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. MARY ALICE WHEELER.
    2. RHODES MEAD, b. July 1889, Kentucky.
    3. ANDREW JACKSON MEADE, b. March 2, 1891, Elm, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. April 29, 1973, Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. BERTIE MAY.
    4. GEORGE CLINTON MEADE, b. January 26, 1895, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 5, 1989, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARTHA C. WILLIAMS.
    5. LINDSAY MEADE, b. March 2, 1898, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 2, 1942, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GEGIE CONLEY.
    6. SAMUEL C. MEADE, b. May 4, 1899, Kentucky, d. November 19, 1957, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. NANNIE GERTRUDE "GERTRUDE" HAMILTON.
    7. THOMAS D. MEAD, b. 1903, Kentucky.
    8. LINNIE MAE MEADE, b. October 4, 1905, Kentucky, d. December 21, 1991, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, buried in Jackson County, Ohio, m. FLOYD BLANTON.
    9. LURA ALICE MEADE, b. March 6, 1908, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. October 12, 2000, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BROOKS LESTER CONLEY.
    10. ROUIE MEADE, b. July 1910, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 20, 1981, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. THEODORE EALEY.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Rouie Meade Ealey (age 70), daughter of John and Mary Estep Meade, was born in July of 1910 in Magoffin County, died May 20, 1981 in Louisa, and was buried in Church Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, Theodore Ealey; 1 brother, George Meade (of Paintsville); and 2 sisters, Lura Conley (Staffordsville) and Linnie Blanton (Beaver, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

    (This information comes from Johnathan Farris and other sources)







JOSEPH CRAYTON MEADE, son of ELIZABETH CONLEY and RHODES MEAD, was born in January of 1871 in Kentucky. He married ARMINTA LEMASTER, daughter of THOMAS LEMASTER and (unknown), about 1890. She was born March 15, 1875 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 7, 1952 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Collista, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to her obituary, Minta Lemaster Meade (age 77), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lemaster and a resident of Catlettsburg, was born March 15, 1875 in Johnson County, died December 7, 1952 in King's Daughters Hospital in Ashland following an illness of 5 weeks, and was buried in the family cemetery in Collista. She was survived by 3 sons, Taylor Meade (of Columbus, Ohio), Robert Meade (Columbus, Ohio), and James K. Meade (Dayton, Ohio); and 7 daughters, Mrs. Walter Hamilton (Jenkins, Kentucky), Mrs. Floyd Williams (Mt. Sterling, Ohio), Mrs. Walter Rice (Mt. Sterling, Ohio), Mrs. Baxter Rivers (Mt. Sterling, Ohio), Mrs. George Conley (Ashland), Mrs. Magie Wheeler (Ashland), and Mrs. Clifford Rice (Catlettsburg). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 51 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1900), Crayton Mead is listed as the head of the household for house #439, he's a farmer, born in January of 1871 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Arminta (wife, born in March of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 24), Molly (daughter, born in April of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Elisabeth (daughter, born in September of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Stella (daughter, born in November of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Samuel T. (son, born in December of 1899 in Kentucky, age 5 months).

On page 30 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 13, 1910), Crate C. Mead is listed as the head of the household for house #264, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Mintie (wife, born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 34), Mollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Lizzie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Stella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Taylor (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Hobert (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Margie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Carmia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Robert E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On page 15 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 20 & 21, 1920), Joseph C. Meade is listed as the head of the household for house #142, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Minta (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 43), Taylor (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Hobart (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Margie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Carmie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Robert N. G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Millie S. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Gladys (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 8 months), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 6 months), and Edna C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 0 months).

On page 45 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1930), Minnie Meade is listed as the head of the household for house #426, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 14, and she's 54 years old. Also listed are Taylor (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 30), Gladis [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Polk (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Edna C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10). They are living next to daughter Mollie.

    The children of CRATE MEADE and MINTIE LEMASTER are:

    1. MOLLIE MEADE, b. April 1892, Kentucky, d. November 3, 1961, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. WALTER MAY HAMILTON.
    2. ELIZABETH MEADE, b. September 14, 1896, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 9, 1958, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. FLOYD WILLIAMS.
    3. STELLA MEADE, b. November 24, 1897, Kentucky, d. March 23, 1991, Baltimore, Fairfield County, Ohio, m. GEORGE W. CONLEY.
    4. SAMUEL TAYLOR MEADE, b. December 1899, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 25, 1969, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Taylor Meade (age 69), son of the late Crate C. and Mintie Lemaster Meade and a resident of Mt. Sterling, Ohio, was born June 23, 1900 in Johnson County, died July 25, 1969 in a Columbus, Ohio, hospital after an illness of several mo, and was buried in Meade Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He was survived by 2 brothers, Robert Meade (of Columbus, Ohio) and James K. Meade (Dayton, Ohio); and 5 sisters, Mrs. Stella Conley (Ashland), Mrs. Margie Wheeler (Ashland), Mrs. Edna Rice (Ashland), Mrs. Susie Rice (Mt. Sterling), and Mrs. Gladys Rivers (Mt. Sterling). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    5. HOBART MEADE, b. 1903, Kentucky.
    6. MARJORIE MEADE, b. 1905, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) WHEELER.
      Notes: In her sister Carmie's obituary, Mrs. Marjorie Rice is listed as a surviving sister.
    7. CARMIE MEADE, b. 1907, Kentucky, d. February 9, 1952, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Collista, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RAYMOND CONLEY.
    8. ROBERT E. MEADE, b. 1909, Kentucky.
    9. MILLIE S. MEADE, b. 1913, Kentucky.
      Notes: In her sister Carmie's obituary, there is a surviving sister that is listed as Mrs. Suzie Rice. This could possibly be Millie. There is a sister named Mollie Hamilton sister Elizabeth's obituary, and a sister named Mrs. Susie Rice in brother Samuel's and brother James' obituaries.
    10. GLADYS MEADE, b. 1915, Kentucky, d. July 18, 1978, m. BAXTER RIVERS, son of WINFIELD F. RIVERS and VIRGIE MAY FITZPATRICK.
    11. JAMES K. MEADE, b. b. May 6, 1917, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 23, 1982, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, buried in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, m. MILDRED DANIEL, September 5, 1934, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his obituary, James K. Meade (age 64), son of Crate and Mintie Lemaster Meade, was born May 6, 1917 in Paintsville, died February 23, 1982 in Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, following an extended illness, and was buried in David Cemetery in Dayton. He was survived by his wife, Mildred Daniel Meade, whom he married September 5, 1934 in Paintsville; 1 son, James Hobert Meade (of Dayton); 1 daughter, Marcelle White (Dayton); 1 brother, Robert Meade (Columbus, Ohio); 4 sisters, Edna Carol Rice (Ashland), Stella Conley (Ashland), Margie Wheeler (Ashland), and Susie Rice (Mt. Sterling, Ohio); 6 grandchildren; and 1 great-granddaughter. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    12. EDNA C. MEADE, b. 1920, Kentucky, m. CLIFFORD RICE.
      Notes: In her sister Carmie's obituary, Mrs. Edna Rice is listed as a surviving sister.







ELEXIOUS MEAD, son of ELIZABETH CONLEY and RHODES MEAD, was born in November of 1875 in Kentucky. He married JULIA HOWARD, daughter of JACK HOWARD.

Notes: On page 2 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Leck Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #15, he's a farmer, born in November of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in November of 1880 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 19), Nancy (daughter, born in July of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Frederick (son, born in November of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), Elictious C. Mead is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 29), Nancy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Fred (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Evert (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Flora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Connie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Mahala (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7 months). They are living next to Leck's sisters Mahala and Susan and their families.

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 6, 1920), Leck C. Meade is listed as the head of the household for house #64, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 41), Fred (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Everitt (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Carry (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Mahala (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Lizzie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Cora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Joseph (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 1 month), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Loyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 1 month).

On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Leck Meade is listed as the head of the household for house #160, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Julie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 50), Cora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Joe (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Loyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Lucindia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Jencie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

    The children of LECK MEAD and JULIA HOWARD are:

    1. NANCY MEAD, b. July 1897, Kentucky.
    2. FREDERICK MEAD, b. November 1898, Kentucky.
    3. EVERETT MEAD, b. 1901, Kentucky.
    4. FLORA MEAD, b. 1902, Kentucky.
    5. CONNIE MEAD, b. 1904, Kentucky.
    6. MAHALA MEAD, b. 1906, Kentucky.
    7. MARY MEAD, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    8. MARTHA MEADE, b. 1909, Kentucky, m. ALONZO L. "LONNIE" COOPER.
    9. ELIZABETH MEAD, b. 1912, Kentucky.
    10. CORA MEAD, b. 1914, Kentucky.
    11. JOSEPH MEAD, b. 1916, Kentucky.
    12. CHARLES MEAD, b. 1917, Kentucky.
    13. LOYD MEAD, b. 1919, Kentucky.
    14. LUCINDA MEAD, b. 1922, Kentucky.
    15. JENCIE MEAD, b. 1924, Kentucky.







ALMA CONLEY, daughter of SARAH JANE CONLEY and (unknown), was born in July of 1882 in Kentucky. She married THOMAS FLOYD MEADE, son of ELIZABETH CONLEY and RHODES MEAD, about 1905. He was born December 9, 1885 in Kentucky, died October 17, 1943 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. Thomas Meade married (2) MARIE DIXON. She was born about about 1912 in Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 527 & 533 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Thomas Meade's second wife was Marie Dixon, as is shown on his death certificate. There was a Marie Dixon who was living a few houses away from Thomas and Alma's daughter, Alma, in 1930. She was the daughter of Ed Dixon and Lydia Witten. It's unknown if this was the Marie Dixon who married Thomas Meade, but her info from the 1930 census will be included here for future reference. If the Marie Dixon who married Thomas Meade was in fact the daughter of Ed and Lydia Witten Dixon, then she was the sister of Gaynell Dixon.

Alma Conley's father could have been a man by the name of Pendleton, as her name is listed as Alma Pendleton Meade in her son John's obituary.

When Thomas Floyd Meade'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 Niles, Johnson County, that his closest relative was "Alma Meade Wife" of Niles, and that he was born December 9, 1885. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair.

According to his death certificate, Thomas Floyd Meade died October 17, 1943 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Canser of lower lip." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as December 9, 1885, his marital status as married, his wife as Marie Dixon Meade (age 30), his occupation as merchant, his parents as Rhodes Meade (b. Kentucky) and Elizabeth Conley (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. McDonald Crum of Stambaugh, Kentucky, and the burial place as Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to his obituary, Thomas F. Meade died Sunday, October 17, 1943, following an illness of several months, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by his wife, Marie Dixon Meade; 2 sons, Marvin Meade (of Oil Springs) and Morris Meade (at home); 4 daughters, Dixie Meade (at home), Mrs. Dorothy Keaton (Staffordsville), Mrs. Donna Crum (Stambaugh), and Mrs. Alma Fairchild (Baltimore, Maryland); 1 brother, Leck Meade (Salyersville); and 1 sister, Mrs. Haley Conley. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Thomas F. Meade died October 17, 1943 in Johnson County at the age of 57. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Thomas F. Mead is listed as the head of the household for house #108, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Alma (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 26), Marvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Dixie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 7, 8, & 9, 1920), Tom F. Meade is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Alma (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 37), Marvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Dixie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Dorothy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Donna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Morris (son, born in Kentucky, age 11 months).

On page 19 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), daughter Alma is found living in the home of her aunt and uncle. Manford L. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #178, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married when he was 29, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Susan (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 46), Lindsey (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Johnny (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Alma Meade (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 19 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), Ed Dixon is listed as the head of the household for house #173, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Lydia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 39), McKinley (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Carma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Gaynell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Mary L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 58-3 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1940), Thomas Meade is listed as the head of the household for house #15, he's the proprieter of a retail grocery store, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Marie (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 28), Dixie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 28), and Morris (son, single, wholesale produce truck driver, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 21).

    The children of ALMA CONLEY and THOMAS MEADE are:

    1. MARVIN MEADE, b. 1906, Kentucky, m. FANNY WHEELER.
    2. DIXIE MEADE, b. 1909, Kentucky.
    3. JESSE J. MEADE, b. April 3, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 7, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Meade Cemetery, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Jesse J. Meade died from "Constipation of Bowels." Also on this certificate, his parents are listed as Thomas F. Meade (b. Kentucky) and Alma Conley (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Ballard Conley of Oil Springs, Kentucky.
    4. DOROTHY MEADE, b. May 5, 1913, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) KEATON.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dortha Meade was born May 5, 1913 in Johnson County to Alma Conley.
    5. DONNA MEADE, b. July 14, 1915, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) CRUM.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dona Meade was born July 14, 1915 in Johnson County to Alma Conley.
    6. JOHN MORRIS MEADE, b. January 6, 1918, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 4, 1953, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Thomas M. Meade was born January 6, 1918 in Johnson County to Alma Conley.
      According to his obituary, John Morris Meade (age 35), son of Tom and Alma Pendleton Meade, "died at a rooming house in Columbus, Ohio, Monday, January 4. Death was attributed to asphyxiation." He was born January 6, 1918 in Johnson County, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by 1 brother, Marvin Meade (of Louisville); and 3 sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Keaton (Staffordsville), Mrs. Alma Fairchild (Louisville), and Miss Dixie Meade (Baltimore, Maryland). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    7. ALMA MEADE, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) FAIRCHILD.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Alma Meade was born in Johnson County to Alma Conley.







EMILY CONLEY, daughter of DAVID CONLEY and NANCY CAROLINE VANDERPOOL, was born in May of 1897 in Breathitt County, Kentucky, died January 24, 1982, and is buried in Lemaster Cemetery in Mash Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married (1) GREEN LEMASTER, son of SARAH EMILY CONLEY and RANSOM L. LEMASTER, about 1914 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born in December of 1884 in Kentucky, died in June of 1948, and is buried in Lemaster Cemetery in Mash Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married (2) GRAYDON ARNETT.

Notes: On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 6, 1920), Green Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #26, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Emily (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), Dudly W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 11 months), and Richard L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 2 months).

On page 12 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Green Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #135, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 30, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Emily (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 31), Wishard (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Richard (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Ollie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Allie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Thelma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 4 months), and Ranse Lemaster (father, married, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 76).

    The children of EMILY CONLEY and GREEN LEMASTER are:

    1. DUDLEY WISHARD LEMASTER, b. January 19, 1917, Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 11, 2008, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. VERNA BLANTON, daughter of SARAH A. "SALLY" CONLEY and LORANZO DOW BLANTON, May 21, 1938.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Wishard Lemaster (age 91), son of the late Green and Emily Conley Lemaster, was a retired pipe fitter and farmer. He was born January 19, 1917 in Magoffin County, died May 11, 2008 in Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, and was buried in Highlands Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Cledith Joe Lemaster and Richard "Tucker" Lemaster; and 2 sisters, Ollie Hale and Allie Kirtley. He was survived by his wife, Verna Blanton Lemaster (of Salyersville); 1 daughter, Phyliss Raye Conley (Dayton, Ohio); and 2 sisters, Thelma Perkins (Farmersville, Ohio) and Louise Jaynes (Brookville, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. RICHARD LEWIS "TUCKER" LEMASTER, b. November 25, 1918, Kentucky, d. May 1963, buried Lemaster Cemetery, Mashfork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) BETTY LOU SHEPHERD, daughter of WILSON SHEPHERD and NOLA MAE CRACE. He m. (2) CHRISTINE HOWARD, daughter of DOCK HOWARD.
    3. OLLIE LEMASTER, b. 1922, Kentucky, m. (1) EARL PRATER, m. (2) TROY HALE.
    4. ALLIE LEMASTER, b. 1925, Kentucky, m. (1) HARLAN HOWARD, son of ASA HOWARD and CINDY HENSLEY, m. (2) TIMOTHY KIRTLY.
    5. THELMA LEMASTER, b. 1928, Kentucky, m. (1) CARM HOLBROOK, m. (2) FLOYD GRANT PERKINS.
    6. LOUISE LEMASTER, b. April 19, 1932, m. (1) PAUL MARSHALL, son of ROY MARSHALL and MABLE DYER. He d. May 1, 1972, buried Memorial Park, Dayton, Ohio. She m. (2) SURSEY "DICK" JAYNES, son of VIRGIL JAYNES and ANN REAGAN.
    7. CLETUS JOE LEMASTER, b. 1936, d. 1937.
      Notes: Cletus Lemaster died at age 14 months from pneumonia.







MARY ANN ALLEN, daughter of WILLIAM ALLEN and LUCINDA AYRES, was born September 27, 1829 in West Virginia, and died June 2, 1867 in Marceline, Illinois. She married SAMUEL PARSON WHITE, June 8, 1848 in Pike County, Ohio. He was born about 1822 in Maryland.

Notes: On page 20 of the 1850 census for Bloom Township in Scioto County, Ohio (dated October 20, 1850), Samuel White is listed as the head of the household for house #133, he's a laborer, born in Maryland, and he's 27 years old. Also listed is Mary A., born in Ohio, 21 years old.

On page 40 of the 1860 census for Bloom Township in Scioto County, Ohio (dated July 28, 1860), Samuel P. White is listed as the head of the household for house #290, he's a furnace laborer, born in Maryland, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (born in Virginia, age 36), Henry C. (born in Ohio, age 8), Lucinda (born in Illinois, age 5), Catherine (born in Ohio, age 3), and Sarah A. (born in Ohio, age 1).

    The children of MARY ALLEN and SAMUEL WHITE are:

    1. HENRY C. WHITE, b. 1852, Ohio.
    2. LUCINDA WHITE, b. 1855, Illinois.
    3. CATHERINE WHITE, b. 1857, Ohio.
    4. SARAH A. WHITE, b. 1859, Ohio.







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