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    EVERETT WILLIAMS, son of REBECCA FAIRCHILD and JOSEPH HENRY WILLIAMS, was born October 15, 1894 in Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 10, 1952 in Minefork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Win, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married GRACE CARPENTER, daughter of JOSEPHINE CONLEY and LEANDER C. CARPENTER, about 1917. She was born March 14, 1896 in Spring Fork, Breathitt County, Kentucky, died June 6, 1976 in Leander, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Carpenter Cemetery in Leander, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: When Everett Williams' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was employed by Henry Blanton as a "laborer in lumbering," that he was single, and that he was born October 15, 1894 in Kenwood, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and dark brown hair.

    According to his death certificate, Everett Williams committed suicide by hanging himself on March 10, 1952 in Minefork. Also on this certificate, his birth date is listed as October 15, 1894, his marital status as married, his parents as Henry Williams and Rebecca Blanton, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Win.

    According to his obituary, Everett Williams (age 57), son of the late Henry Williams and Rebecca Williams Blanton, was a farmer and a lifelong resident of Minefork, Kentucky. He was found hanging from a rafter in his barn loft in Minefork, Kentucky. He was survived by his mother; his wife, Grace Carpenter Williams; 2 daughters, Eulah Williams (of Minefork) and Mrs. Hobart Hill (of Win); 5 half-brothers, Estill Blanton (Minefork), Clifford Blanton (Plymouth, Ohio), Herbert Blanton (Win), Mitchel Blanton (Win), and Walter Blanton (Win); and 2 half-sisters, Mrs. Lindsey Blair (Oil Springs) and Mrs. Hobart Conley (Win). He was buried in the family cemetery in Win, Kentucky. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to her obituary, Grace Carpenter Williams (age 80), daughter of Leander and Josephine Conley Carpenter, was a resident of Leander, Kentucky, at the time of her death. She was born March 14, 1896 in Breathitt County, died June 6, 1976 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in Carpenter Cemetery in Leander. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Williams. She survived by 1 daughter, Mrs. Eula Cantrell (of Leander); 2 brothers, James Carpenter (Leander) and Charlie Carpenter (Leander); 1 sister, Mrs. Pearl Howard (Ashland); and 6 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Grace Williams was born March 14, 1896, and died in June of 1976. Her last place of residence was in Leander, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Grace Williams died June 6, 1976 in Johnson County at the age of 80. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

    On page 23 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 27 & 28, 1920), Everet Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #208, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Gace [sic] (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Beulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 7 months). They are living next to Everett's Aunt Alice.

    On page 23 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Everett Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #220, he's working in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Grace (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 34), and Beaula (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

      The children of EVERETT WILLIAMS and GRACE CARPENTER are:

      1. BEULAH WILLIAMS, b. May 14, 1918, Minefork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 1954, Minefork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Win, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. HOBERT HILL.
      2. HENRY LEE WILLIAMS, b. August 19, 1928, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 21, 1928, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Win, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to his death certificate, Henry Lee Williams died from a premature birth. Also on this certificate, his birth date is listed as August 19, 1928, his birthplace as Win, Kentucky, his parents as Evert Williams (b. Johnson County) and Bracie Carpenter (b. Breathitt County), and the informant as Evert Williams of Win, Kentucky.
      3. EULAH WILLIAMS, b. December 5, 1930, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 12, 2009, Leander, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CHARLES WILBUR CANTRELL.







    CLAUDIE BLANTON, son of SARAH E. FAIRCHILD and JOHN SAMUEL BLANTON, was born September 10, 1898 in Kentucky, and died November 3, 1967 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married FLOSSIE M. REED, daughter of CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS REED and LOURISSA A. "RISSIE" BLANTON, May 16, 1916. She was born October 22, 1896 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 3, 1958 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 27 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Flossie M. Reed was the sister of Chester Reed, and of Shellie Reed.

    When Claudie Blanton'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 Win, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Flossie Blanton of Win, and that he was born September 10, 1897. He was found to be 5 feet 10 inches tall, of medium build, and he had light brown eyes and red hair.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Claudie Blanton was born September 10, 1898, and died in November of 1967. His last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Claudie Blanton died November 3, 1967 in Johnson County at the age of 69. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

    According to her obituary, Flossie R. Reed Blanton (age 59), daughter of C. C. and Risa Blanton Reed and a lifelong resident of Oil Springs, was born October 22, 1898 in Oil Springs, married Claude Blanton on May 16, 1916, died January 3, 1958 in a local Johnson County hospital after an illness of several years, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was survived by her husband; 4 sons, Claude Blanton Jr. (of Wheelersburg), Billie Joe Blanton (Oil Springs), Bobbie Gene Blanton (Oil Springs), and Bradley Bert Blanton (Oil Springs); 4 daughters, Amanda Cantrell (Oil Springs), Ruie Cantrell (Oil Springs), Anna Gray (Hamilton, Ohio), and Neva Lee Bayes (Oil Springs); 1 brother, James Reed (Oil Springs); 1 sister, Shellie Baldwin (Oil Springs); and 29 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Flossie Blanton died January 3, 1958 in Johnson County at the age of 59. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

    On page 4 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1900), Columbus Reed is listed as the head of the household for house #34, he's a farmer, born in November of 1871 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Lurissa A. (wife, born in February [hard to read] of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 25), Chester F. (son, born in May of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Flossy (daughter, born in October of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and Sherman (son, born in May of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2).

    On page 21 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1910), Columbus Reed is listed as the head of the household for house #141, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 18 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Rissie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 37), Chester F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Flossie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Sherman (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Norman (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Sofrona [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and James (son, born in Kentucky, age 11 months).

    On page 19 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 23 & 24, 1920), Clauda Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #168, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Flosie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), Mauda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years, 2 months), and Ruie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

    On page 20 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), Claudie Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #188, he works in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Flossie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 34, Mauda M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Rouie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Anna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Claudie Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Neva Lee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Shella Reed (sister-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12).

      The children of CLAUDIE BLANTON and FLOSSIE REED are:

      1. MANDA BLANTON, b. October 20, 1917, Win, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 27, 2001, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BURNS "NIG" CANTRELL..
      2. RUIE BLANTON, b. April 2, 1919, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 19, 1991, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BRYAN CANTRELL.
      3. ANNA BLANTON, b. 1920, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) GRAY.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Anna Blanton was born in Johnson County to Flossie Reed.
        Anna's name is listed as Anna Gray in her mother's obituary.
      4. CLAUDIE BLANTON JR., b. 1924, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clande Blanton was born in Johnson County to Flassie Reed.
        According to the death certificate of Ernest Dills Jr., who was killed in action on February 5, 1945 in Luxembourg during World War II: "Pfc. Claude Blanton Jr. was seriously injured in Belgium on January 8, according to a telegram from the War Department sent January 29, to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Blanton of Win, KY. He has been in service eighteen months, going overseas sometime in June. Pfc. Blanton is now receiving treatment at a hospital in England."
      5. NEVA LEE BLANTON, b. December 13, 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 18, 2008, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JAMES BAYES, son of SHERMAN PRENTICE BAYES and VERTRICE COCHRAN.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Neva Lee Blanton was born December 13, 1926 in Johnson County to Flossie Reed.
        According to her obituary, Neva Lee Blanton Bayes (age 81), daughter of the late Claude and Flossie Reed Blanton and a resident of Flat Gap (formerly of Oil Springs), was born December 13, 1926, died August 18, 2008 in Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, and was buried in Bayes Family Cemetery in Oil Springs. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Bayes; and a daughter, Leatha Hackworth. She was survived by 1 son, Jim Bayes (of East Point); 3 daughters, Martha Jo Dunn (Hager Hill), Norma Music (Hager Hill), and Paula Howard (Flat Gap), 1 brother, Bert Blanton; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
      6. BILLY JOE BLANTON, b. July 4, 1932, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 6, 2004, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DELPHINE WILLIAMS.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Billy J. Blanton was born July 4, 1932 in Johnson County to Flossy Reed.
        According to his obituary, Billie J. Blanton (age 71), son of the late Claudie and Flossie Reed Blanton, was a retired laborer for the Kentucky State Highway Department and a resident of Oil Springs at the time of his death. He was born July 4, 1932 in Paintsville, died May 6, 2004 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by his wife, Delphine Williams Blanton; 2 sons, Danny Blanton (of Oil Springs) and Billie Blanton (Oil Springs); 3 daughters, Sue Conley (Cynthiana), Brenda Stamper (Brislow, Oklahoma), and Anita Owens (Oil Springs); 2 brothers, Bob Blanton (Paintsville) and Bert Blanton (Paintsville); 1 sister, Neva L. Bayes (Flat Gap); 10 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
      7. BOBBY GENE BLANTON, b. July 4, 1932, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 26, 2005, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. NANCY MCQUEEN.
        Notes: Nancy McQeen's name was determined by finding the obituary of her daughter Violet (1959-2001).
        According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bobby S. Blanton was born July 4, 1932 in Johnson County to Flossy Reed.
        Billy Joe and Bobby Gene Blanton are twins.
        According to his obituary, Bobby "Bob" Blanton (age 73), son of the late Claudie and Flossie Reed Blanton, was a truck driver for Crace Wrecker Service of Paintsville, and a resident of East Point. He was born July 4, 1932 in Paintsville, died August 26, 2005 in Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, and was buried in Williams Family Cemetery in Oil Springs. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Violet Blanton Lemaster; He was survived by 1 son, Rick Blanton (Hamilton, Ohio); 3 daughters, Diana Blanton Billiter (East Point), Tammy Blanton (East Point), and Gail Blanton Dale (Stockdale, Ohio); 1 brother, Bert Blanton (Paintsville); 1 sister, Neva Lee Bayes (Flat Gap); 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)
      8. BRADLEY BERT BLANTON, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bradley B. Blanton was born in Johnson County to Flossie Reed.







    GEORGE OTTO JOHNSON, son of SUSAN CATHERINE CONLEY and LEVI D. JOHNSON, was born in February 7, 1895 in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died February 16, 1963 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. He married EULA REED, daughter of BENJAMIN F. REED and LOUISA WHEELER, about 1915. She was born about 1900 in Kentucky.

    Notes: Benjamin F. Reed was the son of Lydia Rice and William Reed.

    When George Otto Johnson's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated he was a self-employed farmer, that he had a wife and 1 child, and that he was born February 7, 1895 in Red Bush, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes, black hair, and bad eyes.

    When Otto Johnson's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio, he stated that he was working for N.N. Sams & son in Hillsboro, that his closest relative was Mrs. Eulah Johnson (wife) of Hillsboro, and that he was born February 7, 1895 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 9 1/2 inches tall, he weighed 145 pounds, and he had brown eyes, black hair, a dark complexion, and a short finger on his right hand.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Otto Johnson was born February 7, 1895, and died in February of 1963. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Ohio.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Otto G. Johnson was born about 1895 and died February 16, 1963 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, at the age of 68. He was married at the time of his death.

    On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 70 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), B. F. Reed is listed as the head of the household for house #5, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 42), Arthur (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Lizzie (daughter, teacher, born in Kentucky, age 19), William (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 16), Alkie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Ula (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12). Although Ula is reportedly 12 years old, she isn't in the 1900 census (Johnson County - District 40 - Page 7).

    On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 43 (Red Bush) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 24, 1920), Otto Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #14, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Ulah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), Lasco (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Wandalee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 months).

    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 OTTO JOHNSON and EULA REED are:

      1. CHARLES J. JOHNSON, b. December 25, 1915, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Chas. J. Johnson was born December 25, 1915 in Johnson County to Eulalie Reed.
      2. LASCO JOHNSON, b. 1916, Kentucky.
      3. VIRGINIA WANDALEE JOHNSON, b. November 10, 1919, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Virginia W. Johnson was born November 10, 1919 in Johnson County to Ula Reed.
      4. WILMA E. JOHNSON, b. 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wilma C. Johnson was born in Johnson County to Eula Reed.







    MARY JACKSON, daughter of RACHEL CONLEY and ELISHA JACKSON, was born in November of 1879 in Kentucky. She married WILLIAM A. SALYER, son of JAMES M. SALYER and SARAH BLANTON, about 1897. He was born in October 20, 1876 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died in June of 1970 in Carver, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 155 & 186 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    William Salyer's sister, Amanda, married Mary Jackson's brother, Mason.

    The birth date posted here for Mary Jackson comes from the 1880 census.

    When Will Salyer's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Bradley, Magoffin County, that his closest relative was Mary Salyer of Bradley, and that he was born October 20, 1876. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Will Salyer was born October 20, 1878, and died in June of 1970. His last place of residence was in Carver, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

    On page 14 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), William and Mary Jackson Salyer are found living in the home of his sister and her brother, who married. Mason Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #119, he's a farmer, born in October of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Mandy C. (wife, born in August of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 31), James S. (son, born in February of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Teary E. (daughter, born in August of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), John F. (son, born in April of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), Challie (son, born in November of 1899 in Kentucky, age 7 months), William Salyers (brother-in-law, married, farm laborer, born in May of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, age 23), Mary Salyers (sister, born in September of 1881 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 19), Ray Salyers (nephew, born in January of 1898 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2), and Burley Salyers (nephew, born in March of 1899 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2 months).

    On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 30, 1910), William A. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #118, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 29), Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Burley (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Docia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Rachael (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Virgil (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Wade (son, born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to Mary's brother Mason.

    On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 77 (Lakeville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 16 & 17, 1920), William Salyers is listed as the head of the household for house #165, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 39), Burley (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Rachel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Virgel (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Lizzie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    On page 12 of the 1930 census for District 77-11 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1930), Will Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #110, he's a laborer in the gas fields, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 49), Elmer (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Akle (son, born in Kentucky, age 6). They are living next to son Virgil.

      The children of MARY JACKSON and WILL SALYER are:

      1. RAY SALYER, b. January 1898, Kentucky.
      2. BURLEY SALYER, b. March 30, 1899, Kentucky.
      3. DOSHIA SALYER, b. 1902, Kentucky, d. 1940, m. TILDEN PENIX.
      4. RACHEL SALYER, b. April 7, 1904, Kentucky, d. June 25, 1985, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, m. FRANK MINIX.
      5. VIRGIL SALYER, b. 1906, Kentucky, m. PHOEBIE (unknown last name).
      6. WADE SALYER, b. November 24, 1908, Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. April 7, 1911, Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to his death certificate, Wadie Salyer died from infantile paralysis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Ivyton, Kentucky, his birth date as November 24, 1908, his parents as Will Salyer (b. Oil Springs, Kentucky) and Mary Jackson (b. Oil Springs, Kentucky), the informant as Sam Hackwith of Ivyton, and the burial place as Oil Springs.
      7. MARTHA SALYER, b. June 13, 1911, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. June 13, 1911, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to her death certificate, Martha Salyers died in Magoffin County the day she was born - June 13, 1911 - due to prolonged labor. Also on this certificate, her parents are listed as William Salyers (b. Johnson County) and Mary Jackson (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Mason Jackson of Ivyton, Kentucky, and the burial place as Oil Springs.
      8. LIZZIE SALYER, b. 1916, Kentucky.
      9. ELMER SALYER, b. 1922, Kentucky.
      10. AKLE SALYER, b. 1924, Kentucky.







    VIRGIL SALYER, son of MARY JACKSON and WILLIAM SALYER, was born about 1906 in Kentucky. He married PHOEBIE (unknown last name) about 1928. She was born about 1913 in Kentucky.

    Notes: On page 12 of the 1930 census for District 77-11 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1930), Vergil Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Phoebie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 17), and James (son, born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to Virgil's parents.

      The child of VIRGIL SALYER and PHOEBIE (unknown last name) is:

      1. JAMES SALYER, b. 1929, Kentucky.







    ALONZO CALLAHAN "LONNIE" CRACE, son of NANCY JANE CONLEY and ALFRED CRACE, was born April 13, 1882 in Maywood Township, Benton County, Minnesota, and died May 1, 1958 in Contra Costa County, California. He married LETA S. WYMER, daughter of JOHN WYMER and SEVILLA (unknown last name), about 1913. She was born in November of 1894 in Minnesota, and died August 29, 1974.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 37 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    Lonnie Crace's name has been reported as Lonnie Callahan Crace, Alonzo Callahan Crace, Lonzo Callahan Crace, Callahan Alonzo Crace, and Callahan Alonzo Crace.

    Leta Wymer's last name has also been reported as Weimer. Her birth date has also been reported as November 25, 1893. The date shown above is from the 1900 census.

    On pages 17 & 18 of the 1900 census for District 15 (Anoka) in Anoka County, Minnesota (dated June 9, 1900), Leta is found living with her parents. John Weimer is listed as the head of the household for house #181, he's a day laborer, born in October of 1866 in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, married for 9 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Sevilla (wife, born in May of 1873 in Minnesota, parents born in Ohio, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 27), Chester (son, born in January of 1893 in Minnesota, age 7), Leta (daughter, born in November of 1894 in Minnesota, age 5), and Arthur (son, born in December of 1900 [1899] in Minnesota, age 5 months).

    On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 29 (Oak Grove) in Anoka County, Minnesota (dated April 26, 1910), John W. Weimer is listed as the head of the household for house #104, he's a farmer, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, 1st marriage, married for 19 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Sevilla (wife, born in Minnesota, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 36), Chester L. (son, born in Minnesota, age 18), Leta S. (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 16), Arthur T. (son, born in Minnesota, age 10), Floyd V. (son, born in Minnesota, age 4), and Bertha M. (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 2).

    On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 5 (Salo) in Aitkin County, Minnesota (dated January 17, 1920), Lonnie C. Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #140, he's a farmer, born in Minnesota, parents born in the United States, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Leta S. (wife, born in Minnesota, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Minnesota, age 25), Dorothy M. (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 5), James R. (son, born in Minnesota, age 3 years 11 months), Maxine J. (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 2 years 9 months), and George F. (son, born in Minnesota, age 10 months).

    On page 24 of the 1930 census for District 50-5 (Austin) in Mower County, Minnesota (dated April 18, 1930), Lonnie C. Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #284, he's a cook in a boarding house, born in Minnesota, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 31, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Lela S. (wife, cook in a boarding house, born in Minnesota, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Minnesota, first married at 18, age 36), Dorothy M. (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 14), James R. (son, born in Minnesota, age 13), Maxine J. (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 13), George F. (son, born in Minnesota, age 11), Virginia M. (daughter, born in Minnesota, age 8), Donald L. (son, born in Louisiana, age 4 years 3 months), Howard A. Lull (lodger, married, bookkeeper for a road contractor, born in Minnesota, parents born in New York, first married at 27, age 67), Maurice E. Mulvihill (lodger, single, laborer for a road contractor, father born in Ireland, mother born in Georgia, age 45), Leon W. Urbin (lodger, single, laborer for a road contractor, born in Minnesota, father born in Germany, mother born in Minnesota, age 24), and Clifford McKenzie (lodger, single, laborer for a road contractor, born in Minnesota, father born in the United States, mother born in Minnesota, age 25).

      The children of LONNIE CRACE and LETA WYMER are:

      1. DOROTHY M. CRACE, b. August 2, 1914, Lawler, Minnesota, d. June 4, 1991, Greenville, California, m. MARVIN WICKUM, Austin, Minnesota.
      2. JAMES R. CRACE, b. January 27, 1915, Lawler, Minnesota, d. December 13, 1981, Rochester, Minnesota, m. RUTH (unknown last name).
      3. MAXINE J. CRACE, b. March 31, 1918, Lawler, Minnesota, m. GAYLORD FERGUSON, December 28, 1934, St. Ansgar, Iowa.
      4. GEORGE FOREST CRACE, b. February 9, 1919, Anoka County, Minnesota, m. JEAN MARGARET BOYLE.
      5. VIRGINIA M. CRACE, b. May 25, 1922, Lawler, Minnesota, d. Austin, Minnesota, m. ROBERT INGERSOLL, Adams, Minnesota.
      6. DONALD L. CRACE, b. 1926, Alexandria, Louisiana, m. BETTY ZIMMERMAN, Austin, Minnesota.
        Notes: Donald Crace's birth date has also been reported as December 2, 1920, but the 1930 census shows him as being 4 years old.
      7. ARTHUR DEAN CRACE, b. June 7, 1933, Austin, Minnesota, m. BEVERLY CUNNINGHAM, Austin, Minnesota.

      (This information comes from Terry Crace and other sources)







    MARTHA ANN CONLEY, daughter of WILLIAM SMITH CONLEY and NEUCARIUS FITZPATRICK, was born February of 1853 in Kentucky, and died about 1923 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She married JAMES MONROE BAILEY about 1877. He was born February 4, 1853 in Kentucky, and died about 1925 in Coeur d' Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho.

    Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 37 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    On page 6 of the 1880 census for District 57 (Dassel) in Meeker County, Minnesota (dated June 5, 1880), Jems M. Bailey is listed as the household for house #60, he's a laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age he's 26 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Sheridan (son, born in March of 1880 in Minnesota, age 2 months). Martha's mother and step-father are in house #59.

    On page 7 of the 1900 census for District 246 (Township 159) in Ward County, North Dakota (dated June 28, 1900), James Baily is listed as the head of the household for house #287, he's a farmer, born in February of 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 23 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in February of 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 47), Mary (daughter, single, does housework, born in August of 1877 in Kentucky, age 22), Dennie (son, born in February of 1882 in Minnesota, age 18), Harry (son, born in March of 1887 in Minnesota, age 13), Clarence (son, born in July of 1891 in Minnesota, age 8), Pearl (daughter, born in September of 1892 in Minnesota, age 7), and Archie (son, born in February of 1896 in Minnesota, age 4).

      The children of MARTHA CONLEY and JAMES BAILEY are:

      1. MARY A. BAILEY, b. August 1877, Kentucky, d. February 28, 1945, Livingston, Park County, Montana, m. SUMNER POTTER.
      2. SHERIDAN BAILEY, b. March 1880, Minnesota.
      3. DENNIE BAILEY, b. February 1882, Minnesota.
      4. HARRY BAILEY, b. March 1887, Minnesota.
      5. CLARENCE BAILEY, b. July 1891, Minnesota.
      6. PEARL BAILEY, b. September 1892, Minnesota.
      7. ARCHIE ALBERT BAILEY, b. January 16, 1896, Dassel, Meeker County, Minnesota, m. KATHERINE (unknown last name).







    DAVID FARROW ALLEN, son of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born in July of 1849 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died before 1930. He married MARY ANN PRATER. She was born in February of 1854 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died before 1920.

    Notes: On page 18 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Floyd County, Kentucky (not dated), David F. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #120, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 20 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (born in Kentucky, age 17), and Eliza (born in Kentucky, age 2).

    On page 25 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Allen) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 30, 1880), David F. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #370, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Mary Ann (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Eliza (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), and B. Elam (son, born in Kentucky, age 9).

    On page 20 of the 1900 census for District 36 (Allen) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 20 & 21, 1900), David F. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #256, he's a farmer, born in July of 1852 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 30 years, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (wife, born in February of 1854 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 46), Thomas (son, born in July of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), and Zebedee (son, born in December of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6).

    On page 26 of the 1910 census for District 151 (Wayne Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 20 & 21, 1910), David F. Allen is listed as the head of the household for houe #278, he works in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 40 years, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Mary Ann (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 56), and Zebb (son, born in Kentucky, age 19). They are living next to son Thomas.

    On page 19 of the 1920 census for District 137 (Porter Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (January 13 & 14, 1920), David Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #193, he's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Thomas Allen (son, married, works in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 37), Nancy G. Allen (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Sadie Allen (granddaughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), Sidney Allen (grandson, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), Mable Allen (granddaughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 4), Marie Allen (granddaughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 3), and Buck (grandson, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 4 months).

      The children of DAVID ALLEN and MARY ANN PRATER are:

      1. ELIZABETH ALLEN, b. 1868, Kentucky, d. before 1900.
      2. BUCHANAN ELAM "BUCK" ALLEN, b. November 1870, Kentucky, m. SARAH GEARHEART.
      3. THOMAS PRATER ALLEN, b. July 1885, Kentucky, m. NANCY GOSE.
      4. ZEBEDEE ALLEN, b. December 1893, Kentucky, m. EMMA E. SPARKS.

      (This information comes from Bob Conley, Herb Allen, John Allen, and other sources)







    THOMAS PRATER ALLEN, son of DAVID FARROW ALLEN and MARY ANN PRATER, was born in July of 1885 in Kentucky . He married NANCY J. GOSE, daughter of WILLIAM GOSE and ROSEANER (unknown last name). She was born in July of 1881 in Kentucky.

    Notes: On page 11 of the 1900 census for District 85 (Laurel) in Lewis County, Kentucky (dated July 13, 1900), William Gose is listed as the head of the household for house #323, he's a farmer, born in May of 1850 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 27 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Roseaner (wife, born in April of 1855 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother's birthplace isn't listed, she's given birth to 12 children and 11 are still living, age 45), Henry J. (son, single, farm laborer, born in June of 1873 in Kentucky, age 26), Ira (son, single, farm laborer, born in February of 1879 in Kentucky, age 21), Nancy J. (daughter, born in July of 1881 in Kentucky, age 18), Winnie C. (daughter, born in October of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), John M. (son, born in April of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Bertha (daughter, born in December of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), William E. (son, born in July of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8), Della (daughter, born in November of 1893, age 6), Adina (daughter, born in May of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), and Robert A. (son, born in March of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 26 of the 1910 census for District 151 (Wayne Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 20 & 21, 1910), Thomas Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #277, he works in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married less than a year, and he's 24 years old. Also listed is Nannie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, no children, age 25).

    On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 137 (Porter Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (January 13 & 14, 1920), Thomas and family are found living in the home of Thomas' father. David Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #193, he's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Thomas (son, married, works in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 37), Nancy G. (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Sadie (granddaughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), Sidney (grandson, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), Mable (granddaughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 4), Marie (granddaughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 3), and Buck (grandson, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 4 months).

    In 1930, neither Thomas nor Nancy can be found in the census. Their children are found living in different places.

    On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 73-44 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 5, 1930), Mabel and Marie are found living in the home of their uncle. John Gose is listed as the head of the household for house #22, he's working in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 43 years old. Alos listed are Dora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 35), Mabel Allen (niece, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), and Marie (niece, born in Illinois, parents born in Kentucky, age 12).

    On page 24 of the 1930 census for District 73-28 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 11, 1930), Buck E. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #216, he's a desk man for the city police station, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 57), Kirk J. (son, single, truck driver, born in Kentucky, age 33), Herbert C. (son, salesman in a chain store, born in Ohio, age 17), and Sydney Allen (nephew, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 16).

      The children of THOMAS ALLEN and NANCY GOSE are:

      1. SADIE ALLEN, b. 1911, Ohio.
      2. SIDNEY ALLEN, b. 1914, Ohio.
      3. MABLE ALLEN, b. 1915, Ohio.
      4. MARIE ALLEN, b. 1917, Ohio.







    DAVID W. ALLEN, son of GEORGE ALLEN and CYNTHIA PATTON, was born about 1806 in Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, daughter of JOEL MARTIN and REBECCA FLETCHER, June 11, 1830 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She was born about 1815 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

    Notes: On page 115 of the 1850 census for My District in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated September 4, 1850), David W. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #723, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Jane (born in Kentucky, age 34), Joel (born in Kentucky, age 18), George (born in Kentucky, age 16), Susannah (born in Kentucky, age 14), William (born in Kentucky, age 13), Filex (born in Kentucky, age 12), Samuel (born in Kentucky, age 10), Rebecca (born in Kentucky, age 8), Cynthia (born in Kentucky, age 6), Andrew (born in Kentucky, age 4), and David (born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 33 of the 1860 census for Floyd County, Kentucky (dated July 21, 1860), David W. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #221, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Jane (born in Kentucky, age 45), Samuel D. (born in Kentucky, age 19), Rebecca (born in Kentucky, age 16), Synthia (born in Kentucky, age 12), Andrew J. (born in Kentucky, age 10), David F. (born in Kentucky, age 9), Paulina (born in Kentucky, age 7), Solomon D. (born in Kentucky, age 6), Doctor W. (born in Kentucky, age 4), and J. M. Eliott (born in Kentucky, age 2).

    On page 16 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated July 6, 1870), David Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Jane (born in Kentucky, age 53), Solomon (born in Kentucky, age 16), Rolen L. (born in Kentucky, age 14), John M. (born in Kentucky, age 12), John (born in Kentucky, age 13), Joel M. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Polina (born in Kentucky, age 18), David F. (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Andrew J. (born in Kentucky, age 1). David F. and Andrew J. are Paulina's children.

    On page 15 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Middle Creek) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 16 & 17, 1880), D. W. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #127, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 73 years old. Also listed are Jane (born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 60), and Elliott (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21). They are living around a number of family members.

    On page 2 of the 1910 census for District 52 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 1910) [the day is hard to read], Jennie Allen is found living in the home of her son Elliott and his family. The census is hard to read but it definitely says "Jennie Allen" and "mother" and it sure looks like it says 103 years old. Rollan T. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #17, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 1 year, and he's 22 years old. Also listed is Georgia M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 16). Listed as the head of his family in the same house is Elliott. He's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 27 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Willie A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 45), Grover (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Oscar (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Bird (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Dollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Fair [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Fannie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Jennie Allen (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 103 [hard to read]). Melvin S. Allen is listed as the head of his family, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, and he's 20 years old. Also listed is Dorsie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 18).

      The children of DAVID ALLEN and JANE MARTIN are:

      1. MARY ANN ALLEN, b. 1830, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. SAMUEL HANDSHOE.
      2. JOEL M. ALLEN, b. 1832, Kentucky, d. 1920, Kentucky, m. FLORENCE LEAKE.
      3. GEORGE ALLEN, b. 1834, Kentucky, m. PAULINA HICKS.
      4. SUSANNA ALLEN, b. 1835, Kentucky, d. before 1900, m. SOLOMON HICKS.
      5. WILLIAM JAMES ALLEN, b. November 1836, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. 1916, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. SARAH HICKS.
      6. FELIX ALLEN, b. 1838, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. January 27, 1855, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. MARTHA ROBERTS.
      7. SAMUEL D. ALLEN, b. March 1842, Kentucky, d. after 1920, m. LUCY JANE KEITH.
      8. REBECCA ALLEN, b. 1843, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. March 27, 1904, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. HENRY CLAY HICKS.
      9. CYNTHIA ALLEN, b. 1844, Kentucky, d. 1880, m. BARTON VAUGHN.
      10. ANDREW JACKSON ALLEN, b. March 3, 1848, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. after 1920, m. JEMIMA BRADLEY.
      11. DAVID FARROW ALLEN, b. July 1849, Kentucky, m. MARY ANN PRATER.
      12. PAULINA ALLEN, b. 1852, Kentucky, m. GEORGE WINFIELD CASTLE.
      13. SOLOMON D. ALLEN, b. January 1853, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. before 1930, m. ELLEN PATTON.
      14. ROLAND T. "DOCK" ALLEN, b. January 20, 1856, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. before 1889, m. LOUISA "LULU" MCGEARY.
      15. JOHN M. ELLIOTT ALLEN, b. July 1857, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. before 1920, m. WILLIE A. (unknown last name).







    MARY JANE ALLEN, daughter of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born about 1830 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She married SAMUEL HANDSHOE on June 24, 1846 in Floyd County, Kentucky. He was born about 1828 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died before 1880.

    Notes: On page 116 of the 1850 census for My District in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated September 5, 1850), Samuel Hanshew is listed as the head of the household for house #724, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Mary (born in Kentucky, age 18), Jane (born in Kentucky, age 2), and David (born in Kentucky, age 2). They are living next to Mary's parents.

    On page 114 of the 1860 census for Lewis County, Kentucky (dated July 16, 1860), Samuel Handshoe is listed as the head of the household for house #858, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Mary J. (born in Kentucky, age 31), Jane (born in Kentucky, age 11), David (born in Kentucky, age 9), Andrew (born in Kentucky, age 7), Greenville (born in Kentucky, age 5), Margaret (born in Kentucky, age 3), and George (born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

    On page 42 of the 1870 census for Smith Mills Precinct in Henderson County, Kentucky (dated August 25, 1870), Samuel Handshoe is listed as the head of the household for house #298, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Mary J. (born in Kentucky, age 36), David (born in Kentucky, age 21), Andrew (born in Kentucky, age 19), Greenville (born in Kentucky, age 17), Margaret (born in Kentucky, age 14), George (born in Kentucky, age 9), and Ruey (born in Indiana, age 6).

    On page 3 of the 1880 census for District 98 (Point) in Posey County, Indiana (dated June 2, 1880), Mary Hanshoe is listed as the head of the household for house #2, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born unknown, mother born in Virginia, and she's 50 years old. Also listed are Andy (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 28), George (son, not working, born in Kentucky, age 20), Ella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Ruey (daughter, born in Indiana, age 14).

      The children of MARY ALLEN and SAMUEL HANDSHOE are:

      1. JANE HANDSHOE, b. 1846, Kentucky.
      2. DAVID HANDSHOE, b. 1848, Kentucky.
      3. ANDREW HANDSHOE, b. 1851, Kentucky.
      4. GREENVILLE HANDSHOE, b. 1853, Kentucky.
      5. MARGARET HANDSHOE, b. 1856, Kentucky.
      6. GEORGE HANDSHOE, b. 1860, Kentucky.
      7. RUEY HANDSHOE, b. 1864, Indiana.







    JOEL M. ALLEN, son of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born about 1832 in Kentucky, and died about 1920 in Kentucky. He married FLORENCE LEAKE, daughter of THOMPSON LEAKE and MARY "POLLY" PATTON, on January 1, 1851 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She was born about 1826 in Kentucky, and died about 1911 in Kentucky.

    Notes: On page 37 of the 1860 census for Floyd County, Kentucky (dated July 23, 1860), Joel Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #247, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Florence (born in Kentucky, age 31), Mary (born in Kentucky, age 9), David (born in Kentucky, age 7), Rhoda (born in Kentucky, age 5), Helen (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Susan (born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 33 of the 1870 census for Precinct 3 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated August 13, 1870), Joel Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #229, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Florence (born in Kentucky, age 44), David (born in Kentucky, age 16), Rhoda J. (born in Kentucky, age 14), Helen (born in Kentucky, age 12), Susan (born in Kentucky, age 10), Felix (born in Kentucky, age 8), Adam (born in Kentucky, age 6), Hiram (born in Kentucky, age 2), Julia (born in Kentucky, age 4), Joseph (born in February of 1870 in Kentucky, age 3 months [mistake]), and Polly Leek (born in Kentucky, age 64).

    On pages 8 & 9 of the 1880 census for District 34 (Halbert) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 24 & 25, 1880), Joel Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #194, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Florence (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 52), Helen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Susan (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Phelix (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Adam (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Ordela (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Hiram (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Joseph D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

      The children of JOEL ALLEN and FLORENCE LEAKE are:

      1. MARY ALLEN, b. 1851, Kentucky.
      2. DAVID W. ALLEN, b. 1853, Kentucky.
      3. RHODA JANE ALLEN, b. 1855, Kentucky.
      4. HELEN ALLEN, b. 1857, Kentucky.
      5. SUSAN ALLEN, b. 1859, Kentucky.
      6. FELIX FRANKLIN ALLEN, b. 1862, Kentucky.
      7. ADAM ALLEN, b. 1864, Kentucky.
      8. JULIA ORDELA ALLEN, b. 1866, Kentucky.
      9. HIRAM RICHARD ALLEN, b. 1868, Kentucky.
      10. JOSEPH D. ALLEN, b. February 1870, Kentucky.







    GEORGE ALLEN, son of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born about 1834 in Kentucky. He married PAULINA HICKS, daughter of HIRAM HICKS and FANNY BROWN, July 9, 1851 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She was born about 1838 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

    Notes: On page 28 of the 1860 census for Floyd County, Kentucky (dated July 20, 1860), George Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #192, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Paulina (born in Kentucky, age 22), Hiram (born in Kentucky, age 7), David (born in Kentucky, age 5), James (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Burnis (born in Kentucky, age 2).

      The children of GEORGE ALLEN and PAULINA HICKS are:

      1. HIRAM ALLEN, b. 1853, Kentucky.
      2. DAVID ALLEN, b. 1855, Kentucky.
      3. JAMES ALLEN, b. 1857, Kentucky.
      4. BURNS ALLEN, b. 1858, Kentucky.
        Notes: Burns Allen is found living with his uncle, William James Allen, in 1880.







    SUSANNA ALLEN, daughter of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born about 1835 in Kentucky, and died before 1900. She married SOLOMON HICKS, son of HIRAM HICKS and FANNY BROWN, April 15, 1852 in Floyd County, Kentucky. He was born about 1823 in Kentucky, and died before 1930.

    Notes: On page 28 of the 1860 census for Floyd County, Kentucky (dated July 20, 1860), Soloman Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #188, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Susan (born in Kentucky, age 25), Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 5), David (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Annah (born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living close to Susanna's brother George.

    On page 6 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1870), Soloman Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #37, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Susanna (born in Kentucky, age 35), Sarah J. (born in Kentucky, age 15), David (born in Kentucky, age 13), Fanny (born in Kentucky, age 11), Hiram (born in Kentucky, age 10), Samuel (born in Kentucky, age 8), Mary A. (born in Kentucky, age 6), Neomia [hard to read] (born in Kentucky, age 3), Rebecca (born in December in Kentucky, age 6 months), and Hiram Allen (born in Kentucky, age 18). They are living close to Susanna's brother Samuel.

    On page 11 of the 1880 census for District 273 (Liberty) in Republic County, Kansas (dated June 24, 1880), Solomon Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Susanna (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45), Hyram (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Mary Ann (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Sam (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Nervesta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Rebecca (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Cumine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Emazelle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Laura Belle (daughter, born in January of 1880 in Kansas, age 5 months). They are living next to son David and family.

    On page 19 of the 1900 census for District 63 (Agnes) in Lyon County, Kansas (dated June 15 & 16, 1900), Solomon is found widowed and living with his son. David Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #189, he's a farmer, born in January of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Cyntha (wife, born in March of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 12 children and all are still living, age 43), Hiram (son, born in February of 1881 in Kansas, age 19), Solomon (son, born in July of 1883 in Kansas, age 16), William O. (son, born in February of 1886 in Kansas, age 14), James (son, born in January of 1887 in Kansas, age 13), Curmine [hard to read] (daughter, born in October of 1888 in Kansas, age 11), Etta (daughter, born in February of 1891 in Kansas, age 9), Maud (daughter, born in March of 1893 in Kansas, age 7), Susan (daughter, born in May of 1895 in Kansas, age 5), Albert (son, born in May of 1897 in Missouri, age 3), and Solomon Hicks (father, born in January of 1822 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 68 [hard to read]).

    On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 170 (Burnham) in Pawnee County, Oklahoma (dated April 22, 1910), David Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #66, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Sintha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 54), Maudey (daughter, born in Kansas, age 17), Susie (daughter, born in Kansas, age 15), Albert (son, born in Missouri, age 13), and Solomon (father, widowed, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 76). They are living close to some of David's children.

    On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 141 (Burnham) in Pawnee County, Oklahoma (dated January 6 & 7, 1920), David Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Sinthy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 56), Albert (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), and Salom (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 84).

      The children of SUSANNA ALLEN and SOLOMON HICKS are:

      1. DAVID HICKS, b. January 1857, Kentucky, m. CYNTHIA BRADLEY.
      2. FANNY "ANNA" HICKS, b. 1959, Kentucky.
      3. HIRAM HICKS, b. 1860, Kentucky.
      4. SAMUEL HICKS, b. 1862, Kentucky.
      5. MARY ANN HICKS, b. 1864, Kentucky.
      6. NERVESTA HICKS, b. 1867, Kentucky.
      7. REBECCA HICKS, b. December 1869, Kentucky.
      8. CUMINA HICKS, b. 1872, Kentucky.
      9. EMAZELLE HICKS, b. 1874, Kentucky.
      10. LAURA BELLE HICKS, b. January 1880, Kansas.







    DAVID HICKS, son of SUSANNAH ALLEN and SOLOMON HICKS, was born in January of 1857 in Kentucky. He married CYNTHIA BRADLEY about 1878. She was born in March of 1857 in Kentucky.

    Notes: On pages 10 & 11 of the 1880 census for District 273 (Liberty) in Republic County, Kansas (dated June 24, 1880), David Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #84, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Cynthia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Betsy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 19 of the 1900 census for District 63 (Agnes) in Lyon County, Kansas (dated June 15 & 16, 1900), David Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #189, he's a farmer, born in January of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Cyntha (wife, born in March of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 12 children and all are still living, age 43), Hiram (son, born in February of 1881 in Kansas, age 19), Solomon (son, born in July of 1883 in Kansas, age 16), William O. (son, born in February of 1886 in Kansas, age 14), James (son, born in January of 1887 in Kansas, age 13), Curmine [hard to read] (daughter, born in October of 1888 in Kansas, age 11), Etta (daughter, born in February of 1891 in Kansas, age 9), Maud (daughter, born in March of 1893 in Kansas, age 7), Susan (daughter, born in May of 1895 in Kansas, age 5), Albert (son, born in May of 1897 in Missouri, age 3), and Solomon Hicks (father, born in January of 1822 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 68 [hard to read]).

    On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 170 (Burnham) in Pawnee County, Oklahoma (dated April 22, 1910), David Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #66, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Sintha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 54), Maudey (daughter, born in Kansas, age 17), Susie (daughter, born in Kansas, age 15), Albert (son, born in Missouri, age 13), and Solomon (father, widowed, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 76). They are living close to some of David's children.

    On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 170 (Burnham) in Pawnee County, Oklahoma (dated April 22, 1910), Otis W. Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #63, he's a farmer, born in Kansas, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Cumina (sister, born in Kansas, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), Ettie (sister, born in Kansas, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), and James (brother, single, farmer, born in Kansas, parents born in Kentucky, age 21). They are living just a few houses away from their parents.

    On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 141 (Burnham) in Pawnee County, Oklahoma (dated January 6 & 7, 1920), David Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Sinthy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 56), Albert (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), and Salom (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 84).

    On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 59-4 (Burnham) in Pawnee County, Oklahoma (dated April 2, 1930), David Hicks 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 19, and he's 73 years old. Also listed is Sinthy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 73).

      The children of DAVID HICKS and CYNTHIA BRADLEY are:

      1. JANE HICKS, b. 1878, Kentucky.
      2. BETSY HICKS, b. 1879, Kentucky.
      3. HIRAM HICKS, b. February 1881, Kansas.
      4. SOLOMON HICKS, b. July 1883, Kansas.
      5. WILLIAM OTIS HICKS, b. February 1886, Kansas.
      6. JAMES HICKS, b. January 1887, Kansas.
      7. CUMINA HICKS, b. October 1888, Kansas.
      8. ETTA HICKS, b. February 1891, Kansas.
      9. MAUD HICKS, b. March 1893, Kansas.
      10. SUSAN HICKS, b. May 1895, Kansas.
      11. ALBERT HICKS, b. May 1897, Missouri.







    WILLIAM JAMES ALLEN, son of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born in November of 1836 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died about 1916 in Floyd County, Kentucky. He married SARAH HICKS on August 28, 1856 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She was born in May of 1843 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died about 1907 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

    Notes: For some reason William also goes by the name James. In the 1880 census he's listed as James J. Allen, but the names and the dates of his wife and children all still fit.

    On page 98 of the 1860 census for Floyd County, Kentucky (dated August 18, 1860), Wm. J. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #634, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 21), George (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Cynthia (born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

    On page 17 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated July 10, 1870), William J. Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 30), George (born in Kentucky, age 13), Cyntha (born in Kentucky, age 11), Jane (born in Kentucky, age 9), Felix (born in Kentucky, age 7), Hiram (born in Kentucky, age 6), and David W. (born in Kentucky, age 3). They are living next to William's brother Andrew.

    On page 17 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Middle Creek) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1880), James J. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #140, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Sallie (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 40), George (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Felix (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Hiram (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), David (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Susana (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Rebecca (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Perlina (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Evy (daughter, born in April of 1880 in Kentucky, age 2 months), and Burns Allen (nephew, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22).

    On page 16 of the 1900 census for District 31 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), James Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #130, he's a farmer, born in November of 1836 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 44 years, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in May of 1843 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 13 children and 9 are still living, age 47), Gylas (son, born in August of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Rudolph Allen (grandson, born in April of 1884 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), Felix Allen (grandson, born in April of 1887 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Sally Stephens (granddaughter, born in August of 1890 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9). They are living around several of their children.

    On page 16 of the 1910 census for District 52 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1910), Gwiles Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #121, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 2 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 20), Claud (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 months), James (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 74), Sallie (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Brice (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Sadie (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), and Rudolf D. (nephew, single, teacher, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 25).

      The children of JAMES ALLEN and SARAH HICKS are:

      1. GEORGE ALLEN, b. 1857, Kentucky.
      2. CYNTHIA ALLEN, b. 1859, Kentucky.
      3. JANE ALLEN, b. 1861, Kentucky.
      4. FELIX ALLEN, b. 1863, Kentucky.
      5. HIRAM ALLEN, b. 1864, Kentucky.
      6. DAVID W. ALLEN, b. 1867, Kentucky.
      7. SUSANNA ALLEN, b. 1871, Kentucky.
      8. REBECCA ALLEN, b. 1873, Kentucky.
      9. PERLINA ALLEN, b. 1875, Kentucky.
      10. EVY ALLEN, b. April 1880, Kentucky.
      11. GUYLES ALLEN, b. August 1884, Kentucky, m. ELLA J. (unknown last name).







    SAMUEL D. ALLEN, son of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born in March of 1842 in Kentucky, and died after 1920. He married LUCY JANE KEITH about 1864. She was born in April of 1847 in Kentucky.

    Notes: On page 6 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1870), Samuel Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Lucy J. (born in Kentucky, age 23), Elkana (born in Kentucky, age 4), William L. (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Geneva M. (born in November of 1869 in Kentucky, age 11 months). They are living close to Samuel's sister Susanna.

    On page 12 of the 1880 census for District 273 (Liberty) in Republic County, Kansas (dated June 25, 1880), Sam'l L. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #96, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Lucy J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 33), Elkanah (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Wm. Les (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Geneva May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Pochahontis (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Gustavus Y. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Thomacena (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and J. Eugene (son, born in Kansas, age 1). They are living close to sister Susanna and her family.

    On page 3 of the 1900 census for District 6 (Fairland) in the Cherokee Nation in Indian Territory (dated June 6, 1900), Samuel Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #199, he's a farmer, born in March of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 36 years, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Lucy J. (wife, born in April of 1847 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 12 children and 6 are living, age 53), Gustavis (son, single, farm laborer, born in July of 1875 in Kentucky, age 25), Josephine (daughter, born in October of 1883 in Kansas, age 16), Lucy M. (daughter, born in April of 1886 in Kansas, age 14), and Daniel [hard to read] (son, born in May of 1888 in Kansas, age 12).

    On page 2 of the 1910 census for District 279 (Waynoka) in Woods County, Oklahoma (dated April 19, 1910), Samuel D. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #75, he's a real estate agent, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 45 years, and he's 68 years old. Also listed are Lucy J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 12 children 4 are still living, age 63), and Lucy J. Carden (granddaughter, born in Arkansas, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Kansas, age 2). They are living next to son Gus.

    On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 220 (Waynoka) in Woods County, Oklahoma (dated January 6, 1920), Samuel D. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #61, he's a collector, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 77 years old. Also listed is Lucy J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 73).

      The children of SAMUEL ALLEN and LUCY KEITH are:

      1. ELKANAH ALLEN, b. 1866, Kentucky.
      2. WILLIAM LES ALLEN, b. 1867, Kentucky.
      3. GENEVA MAY ALLEN, b. November 1869, Kentucky.
      4. POCHAHONTIS ALLEN, b. 1872, Kentucky.
      5. GUSTAVUS Y. ALLEN, b. July 1875, Kentucky.
      6. THOMACENA ALLEN, b. 1877, Kentucky.
      7. J. EUGENE ALLEN, b. 1879, Kansas.
      8. JOSEPHINE ALLEN, b. October 1883, Kansas.
      9. LUCY M. ALLEN, b. April 1886, Kansas.
      10. DANIEL ALLEN, b. May 1888, Kansas.







    REBECCA ALLEN, daughter of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born about 1843 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died March 27, 1904 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She married HENRY CLAY HICKS on November 1, 1860 in Floyd County, Kentucky. He was born about 1844 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died about 1924 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

    Notes: On page 1 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 1870), Henry Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (born in Kentucky, age 25), Susan (born in Kentucky, age 9), Mary J. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Fannie (born in Kentucky, age 6), Eliza (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Hiram (born in Kentucky, age 2).

    On page 14 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Middle Creek) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 15 & 16, 1880), Henry C. Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 37), Fannie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Eliza (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Hiram (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Cynthia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Elliott (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Soloman (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Bell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Davis (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

      The children of REBECCA ALLEN and HENRY HICKS are:

      1. SUSAN HICKS, b. 1861, Kentucky.
      2. MARY J. HICKS, b. 1862, Kentucky.
      3. FANNIE HICKS, b. 1864, Kentucky.
      4. ELIZA HICKS, b. 1866, Kentucky.
      5. HIRAM HICKS, b. 1868, Kentucky.
      6. CYNTHIA HICKS, b. May 15, 1870, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. December 15, 1939, West Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in West Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown first name) FITZPATRICK, m. (2) WILLIAM TIVIS "TIVIS" NEELEY.
        Notes: Tivis Neeley was first married to Amanda Jane Puckett, and their daughter, Dora, married Lonnie Trimble May.
        According to her death certificate, Cynthia Hicks Fitzpatrick Neely [sic] died December 15, 1939 in West Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, from uterine cancer. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Floyd County, her birth date as May 15, 1870, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Tivis Neely, her parents as Henry Hicks (b. Floyd County) and Rebecca Allen (b. Floyd County), the informant as Roue Allen of West Prestonsburg, and the burial place as West Prestonsburg.
      7. ELLIOTT HICKS, b. 1874, Kentucky.
      8. SOLOMON HICKS, b. 1876, Kentucky.
      9. BELL HICKS, b. 1877, Kentucky.
      10. DAVIS HICKS, b. 1879, Kentucky.







    CYNTHIA ALLEN, daughter of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born about 1844 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She married BARTON VAUGHN, son of LEROY VAUGHN and AMANDA RIDDLE MILLS, January 21, 1866. He was born about 1840 in Kentucky.

    Notes: On page 33 of the 1870 census for Precinct 3 in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated July 2, 1870), Barton Vaughn is listed as the head of the household for house #245, he works on a farm, born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Cynthia (born in Kentucky, age 25), Anna (born in Kentucky, age 4), Sandy (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Burrell (born in March of 1870 in Kentucky, age 3 months).

    On page 7 & 8 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Middle Creek) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 9 & 10, 1880), Barton Vaughan is listed as the head of the household for house #58, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Cynthia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), Reubin Ann (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Sandy (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Burwell (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Jennie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Amanda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Rebecca (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

      The children of CYNTHIA ALLEN and BARTON VAUGHN are:

      1. REUBIN ANN VAUGHN, b. 1866, Kentucky.
      2. SANDY VAUGHN, b. 1868, Kentucky.
      3. BURWELL VAUGHN, b. March 1870, Kentucky.
      4. JENNIE VAUGHN, b. 1872, Kentucky.
      5. AMANDA VAUGHN, b. 1876, Kentucky.
      6. REBECCA VAUGHN, b. 1879, Kentucky.







    ANDREW JACKSON ALLEN, son of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born March 3, 1848 in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky. He married JEMIMA BRADLEY, daughter of WILLIAM BRADLEY and ELIZABETH PRIDEMORE, March 12, 1868 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She was born August 7, 1852 in Middle Creek, Floyd County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Jemima lists her birth date as March of 1858 in the 1900 census, but she's 18 years old and married in the 1870 census. The date posted here comes from ancestry.com.

    On page 17 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated July 10, 1870), Andrew J. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Jemima (born in Kentucky, age 18), and Samuel Allen (born in Kentucky, age 10). It's unclear who this Samuel Allen is.

    On page 15 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Middle Creek) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 16 & 17, 1880), A. J. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #31, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Jemima (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Elizabeth Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Solomon (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Wm. Leeo [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Richard (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Greenville (son, born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living among a number of Allen family members.

    On page 1 of the 1900 census for District 76 (Ivy) in Lyon County, Kansas (dated June 18, 1900), Andrew J. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #201, he's a farmer, born in March of 1848 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 31 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Jemima (wife, born in March of 1858 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 12 children and 11 are still living, age 42), Green (son, single, farm laborer, born in April of 1879 in Kentucky, age 21), Thee (son, born in April of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Guss (son, born in March of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Daisy (daughter, born in June of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Caroline (daughter, born in March of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Northa (daughter, born in May of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Taylor (son, born in December of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), and Lola (daughter, born in July of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 2 of the 1910 census for District 40 (Chandler) in Comanche County, Oklahoma (dated April 18, 19, & 20, 1910), Andrew J. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #15, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 45 years, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Jemima (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 12 children and 11 are still living, age 52), Gus (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Carolina (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Taylor (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 14), Lola (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), and A. L. Prater (nephew, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21).

    On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 147 (Lincoln) in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma (dated January 9 & 10, 1920), Andrew J. Allen is listed as the head of the household for family #39 (the houses aren't numbered), he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 71 years old. Also listed are Gemimma (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 68), and Alma Allen (granddaughter, born in Oklahoma, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Texas, age 4 years 5 months). They are living close to sons Theodore and Marion.

      The children of ANDREW ALLEN and JEMIMA BRADLEY are:

      1. ELIZABETH JANE ALLEN, b. 1870, Kentucky.
      2. SOLOMON ALLEN, b. 1872, Kentucky.
      3. WILLIAM LEO ALLEN, b. 1875, Kentucky.
      4. RICHARD ALLEN, b. 1878, Kentucky.
      5. GREENVILLE ALLEN, b. April 1879, Kentucky.
      6. THEODORE ALLEN, b. April 1883, Kentucky, m. PEARL (unknown last name).
      7. GUS ALLEN, b. March 1885, Kentucky.
      8. DAISY ALLEN, b. June 1888, Kentucky.
      9. CAROLINE ALLEN, b. March 1890, Kentucky.
      10. NORTHA ALLEN, b. May 1892, Kentucky.
      11. MARION TAYLOR ALLEN, b. December 1895, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH (unknown last name).
      12. LOLA ALLEN, b. July 1899, Kentucky.







    PAULINA ALLEN, daughter of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born in about 1852 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She married GEORGE WINFIELD CASTLE. He was born in December of 1847.

    Notes: On page 16 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated July 6, 1870), Paulina is found living with her parents. David Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Jane (born in Kentucky, age 53), Solomon (born in Kentucky, age 16), Rolen L. (born in Kentucky, age 14), John M. (born in Kentucky, age 12), John (born in Kentucky, age 13), Joel M. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Polina (born in Kentucky, age 18), David F. (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Andrew J. (born in Kentucky, age 1). The last name listed for Paulina and her children is Allen.

    On page 12 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Middle Creek) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 11 & 12, 1880), Winfield Castle is listed as the head of the household for house #96, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Peolina (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), David F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Andrew J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Thomas M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), George W. [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Birdie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Phebe Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

      The children of PAULINA ALLEN and WINFIELD CASTLE are:

      1. DAVID F. CASTLE, b. 1867, Kentucky.
      2. ANDREW J. CASTLE, b. 1869, Kentucky.
      3. THOMAS M. CASTLE, b. 1871, Kentucky.
      4. GEORGE W. CASTLE, b. 1874, Kentucky.
      5. BIRDIE CASTLE, b. 1876, Kentucky.
      6. PHOEBE JANE CASTLE, b. 1878, Kentucky.







    SOLOMON DAVIS ALLEN, son of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born in January of 1853 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died before 1930. He married ELLEN PATTON, daughter of WILEY PATTON and SARAH JOHNSON, about 1876. She was born in May of 1854 in Kentucky.

    Notes: On page 15 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Middle Creek) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 16 & 17, 1880), Solomon Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #128, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Ellen (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), Morgan (son, born in Kentucky, age 6 months), and Melissa Maniss (no relationship is listed, not working, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 21). They are living close to other Allen family members.

    On page 15 of the 1900 census for District 31 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Solomon Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #120, he's a farmer, born in January of 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 24 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Ellen (wife, born in May of 1854 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 46), Morgan (son, born in December of 1880 in Kentucky, age 19), David (son, born in April of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Martha Ann (daughter, born in December of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Dora Belle (daughter, born in February of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Tildon (son, born in June of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Jane (daughter, born in May of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), and Willie (daughter, born in October of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4).

    On page 30 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Thompson) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated May 10, 1910), Solomon D. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #231, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 33 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Ellen (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 54), David (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 28), Martha (daughter, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Tilden (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 19), Dora B. (daughter, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Jennie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Willie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14).

    On page 21 of the 1920 census for District 104 (Leatherwood) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated February 6, 1920), Solomon and his wife are found living with their son. Tilden Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #182, he's a farmer, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Solomon D. Allen (father, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 69), Ellen Allen (mother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 65), and Jennie Allen (sister, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 26).

    On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 45-10 (Kenton) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), Ellen Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #117, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 74 years old. Also listed are Winnie Allen (daughter-in-law, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35), Cinda Allen (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), Martha J. Allen (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), and Ruth Allen (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5). They are living close to Ellen's son Tilden.

      The children of SOLOMON ALLEN and ELLEN PATTON are:

      1. MORGAN ALLEN, b. December 1880, Kentucky.
      2. DAVID ALLEN, b. April 1883, Kentucky.
      3. MARTHA ANN ALLEN, b. December 1884, Kentucky.
      4. DORA BELLE ALLEN, b. February 1887, Kentucky.
      5. TILDEN ALLEN, b. June 1890, Kentucky, m. MARY (unknown last name).
      6. JANE "JENNIE" ALLEN, b. May 1893, Kentucky.
      7. WILLIE ALLEN, b. October 1895, Kentucky.







    TILDEN ALLEN, son of SOLOMON DAVIS ALLEN and ELLEN PATTON, was born in June of 1890 in Kentucky. He married MARY (unknown last name) about 1920. She was born about 1900 in Kentucky.

    Notes: On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 45-10 (Kenton) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), Tilden Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 30, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 30), Linda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Noah (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Andrew (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 6 months), Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 11 months), and Irene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 months). They are living close to Tilden's mother.

      The children of TILDEN ALLEN and MARY (unknown last name) are:

      1. LINDA ALLEN, b. 1922, Kentucky.
      2. NOAH ALLEN, b. 1924, Kentucky.
      3. ANDREW ALLEN, b. 1926, Kentucky.
      4. ELIZABETH ALLEN, b. 1928, Kentucky.
      5. IRENE ALLEN, b. 1930, Kentucky.







    ROLAND T. "DOCK" ALLEN, son of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born January 20, 1856 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died before 1889. He married LOUISA "LULU" MCGEARY, daughter of JOHN B. MCGEARY and LOUISA BROWN, December 25, 1877 in Kentucky. She was born March 11, 1864 in Floyd County, Kentucky. She married (2) SMITH HICKS about 1889. He was born August 30, 1857 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died December 25, 1939 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Roland's name in the 1860 census is listed as Doctor H. Allen.

    On page 15 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Middle Creek) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 16 & 17, 1880), Roland T. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #125, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), and Luci Ellen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 15 of the 1900 census for District 31 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Smith Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #123, he's a farmer, born in August of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 11 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in March of 1864 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 36), Newton (son, born in April of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), William (son, born in September of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Margarett (daughter, born in November of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Luvany (daughter, born in September of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Mary Ann (daughter, born in October of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Grover (son, born in November of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Sally (daughter, born in September of 1895 in Kentucky, age 7), Laura (daughter, born in March of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), Troy (son, born in February of 1900 in Kentucky, age 3 months), and Mary Canter (sister, married, house servant, born in January of 1852 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 2 are still living, age 48). They are living close to several Allen family members

    On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 52 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1910), Smith Hicks is listed as the head of the household for house #109, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 20 years, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Eliza (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and all are still living, age 49), Grover (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Sallie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Laura (daughter, born in Kentucky age 12), Troy (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Earnest (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Josie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and a couple of laborers who's names are very hard to read.

      The children of DOCK ALLEN and LULU MCGEARY are:

      1. LUCY ELLEN ALLEN, b. January 11, 1878, Kentucky, d. November 2, 1971, m. THOMAS OUSLEY.
      2. WILMA JANE "WILLIE" ALLEN, b. April 30, 1884, Kentucky, m. JAMES RISNER, 1899.

      (This information comes from Tim Needles and other sources)







    JOHN M. ELLIOTT ALLEN, son of DAVID W. ALLEN and ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN, was born in July of 1857 in Floyd County, Kentucky, d. before 1920. He married WILLIE A. (unknown last name) about 1884. She was born in March of 1865 in Kentucky.

    Notes: Willie's last name has been reported to be Salyers.

    On page 5 of the 1900 census for District 46 (Quicksand) in Knott County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1900), Ellet Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a farmer, born in July of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Willie (wife, born in March of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 35), Rollen (son, born in September of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Melvin (son, born in September of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Grover (son, born in June of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Oscar (son, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Bird (son, born in May of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Dollie (daughter, born in April of 1900 in Kentucky, age 1 month).

    On page 2 of the 1910 census for District 52 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 1910) [the day is hard to read], Elliott and family are found living in the same house as his sons Roland and Melvin and their wives. They are listed as 3 separate families. Rollan T. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #17, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 1 year, and he's 22 years old. Also listed is Georgia M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 16). Listed as the head of his family in the same house is Elliott. He's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 27 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Willie A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 45), Grover (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Oscar (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Bird (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Dollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Fair [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Fannie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Jennie Allen (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 103 [hard to read]). Melvin S. Allen is listed as the head of his family, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, and he's 20 years old. Also listed is Dorsie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 18).

    On page 29 of the 1920 census for District 1 (Prestonsburg) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 14, 1920), Mrs. Willie Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #302, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 55 years old. Also listed are Oscar (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 25), Byrd (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 23), Fair (son, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 17), Fanny (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Henry S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

    On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 36-3 (West Prestonsburg) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1930), Willie Allen is listed as head of the household for house #55, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and she's 65 years old. Also listed are Roland (son, divorced, grocery salesman, born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 42), and Henry (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 23).

      The children of ELLIOTT ALLEN and WILLIE (unknown last name) are:

      1. ROLAND T. ALLEN, b. September 1886, Kentucky, m. GEORGIA M. (unknown last name), 1909. She was b. 1894, Kentucky.
      2. MELVIN S. ALLEN, b. September 1889, Kentucky, m. DORSIE (unknown last name). She was b. 1892, Kentucky.
      3. GROVER ALLEN, b. June 1892, Kentucky.
      4. OSCAR ALLEN, b. May 1894, Kentucky.
      5. BIRD ALLEN, b. May 1897, Kentucky.
      6. DOLLIE ALLEN, b. April 1900, Kentucky.
      7. FAIR ALLEN, b. 1903, Kentucky.
      8. FANNIE ALLEN, b. 1905, Kentucky.
      9. HENRY S. ALLEN, b. 1908, Kentucky.







    ZEBEDEE ALLEN, son of DAVID FARROW ALLEN and MARY ANN PRATER, was born in December of 1893 in Kentucky. He married EMMA E. SPARKS, daughter of JESSIE SPARKS and ELIZA J. (unknown last name), about 1914. She was born in November of 1889 in Ohio.

    Notes: On page 10 of the 1900 census for District 117 (Rush Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated June 9 & 11, 1900), Jessie Sparks is listed as the head of the household for house #97, he's employed at a rock quarry [hard to read], born in May of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Eliza J. (wife, born in September of 1860 in Kentucky, father born in Maryland, mother born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 40), Benjamin (son, born in December of 1879 in Ohio, age 20), Mary A. (daughter, born in April of 1882 in Ohio, age 18), Charles A. (son, born in March of 1886 in Ohio, age 14), Emma (daughter, born in November of 1889, age 10), Arthur (son, born in February of 1892 in Ohio, age 8), Oscar (son, born in January of 1895 in Ohio, age 5), Fanny (daughter, born in March of 1897 in Ohio, age 3), and Clara (daughter, born in January of 1900 in Ohio, age 6 months [hard to read]).

    On page 38 of the 1910 census for District 155 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 30, 1910), Emma E. Sparks is found living as a servant for a private family (the Gordons) close to her widowed mother and a couple of her brothers. She's 21 years old, born in Ohio, and her parents were born in Kentucky.

    On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 162 (Portsmouth - Wayne Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated January 29, 1920), Zeb Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #172, he's a foreman in a shoestring factory, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Emma E. (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 28), Dorothy P. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 5), and Forrest (son, born in Illinois, age 3 years 9 months).

    On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 56-162 (Louisville) in Jefferson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Zeb Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #108, he's a foreman in a shoe lace factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Emma (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 41), William (son, born in Ohio, age 10), Violet (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Eliza Sparks (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in Maryland, mother born in Kentucky, age 70).

      The children of ZEB ALLEN and EMMA SPARKS are:

      1. DOROTHY P. ALLEN, b. 1915, Ohio.
      2. FORREST ALLEN, b. 1916, Illinois.
      3. WILLIAM ALLEN, b. 1920, Ohio.
      4. VIOLET ALLEN, b. 1923, Ohio.

      (This information comes from Herb Allen, John Allen, and other sources)







    JOHN BUD GEARHEART, son of JOSEPH GEARHEART and SARAH MARTIN, was born about 1830 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died January 18, 1888 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in the Joseph Gearheart Farm Cemetery near Hueysville in Floyd County, Kentucky. He married FANNY PATTON, daughter of DAVID PATTON and REBECCA PRATER. She was born about 1835 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died November 7, 1879 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

    Notes: On page 60 of the 1850 census for My District in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated August 13, 1850), David Patton is listed as the head of the head of the household for house #352, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (born in Virginia, age 30), John (born in Kentucky, age 15), Fanny (born in Kentucky, age 14), Roberson (born in Kentucky, age 13), William (born in Kentucky, age 12), William (born in Kentucky, age 11), Henry C. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Christopher (born in Kentucky, age 9), Margaret (born in Kentucky, age 7), Almirah (born in Kentucky, age 5), Washington (born in Kentucky, age 19), and John (born in Kentucky, age 17).

    On page 45 of the 1860 census for Floyd County, Kentucky (dated July 25, 1860), John B. Gearhart is listed as the head of the household for house #299, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Fanny (born in Kentucky, age 24), Susanah (born in Kentucky, age 5), Woodson (born in Kentucky, age 4), Matilda (born in Kentucky, age 1), and Rhoda (born in Kentucky, age 5 months).

    On page 20 of the 1870 census for Precinct 3 (Prestonsburg) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated August 2, 1870), John B. Gaheart is listed as the head of the household for house #137, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Fanny (born in Kentucky, age 35), Susanna (born in Kentucky, age 15), Woodson (born in Kentucky, age 13), Matilda (born in Kentucky, age 11), Rhoda (born in Kentucky, age 10), Rebecca (born in Kentucky, age 9), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 6), Joseph (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Margrett (born in Kentucky, age 3). They are living next to John's brother Woodson.

    On page 6 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Middle Creek) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 19 & 21, 1880), Jn. B. Gearheart is listed as the head of the household for house #190, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Susanah (daughter, single, keeping house, born in Kentucky, age 25), Matilda (daughter, single, keeping house, born in Kentucky, age 21), Rhoda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Rebecca (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Joseph (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Margaret (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Green (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Sallie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Catherine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3). They are living next to son Woodson.

      The children of JOHN GEARHEART and FANNY PATTON are:

      1. SUSANNA GEARHEART, b. December 1855, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM B. HOWARD.
      2. WOODSON GEARHEART, b. April 2, 1856, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. October 6, 1928, Worthington, Kentucky, buried in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens, Flatwoods, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. (1) AGNES JANE MARTIN, m. (2) SUSANNA A. ALLEN.
      3. MATILDA GEARHEART, b. August 1859, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM GEARHEART.
      4. RHODA GEARHEART, b. February 1860, Kentucky, d. before 1920, m. JOHN HENRY TURNER.
      5. REBECCA GEARHEART, b. December 1861, Kentucky, m. DAVID MURPHY ALLEN.
      6. ELIZABETH GEARHEART, b. 1864, Kentucky, m. JOSEPH TURNER.
      7. JOSEPH GEARHEART, b. March 1866, Kentucky, m. CORA HOWARD.
      8. MARGARET GEARHEART, b. August 1868, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM M. SALYERS, 1892. He was b. January 1874, Kentucky.
        Notes: On page 5 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Allen) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1880), William is found living with his parents. Franklin Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #183, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Elvira (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), William J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Darcus (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Jinnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Louvana (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), and Jane (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).
        On page 22 of the 1900 census for District 36 (Allen) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1900), William Salyers is listed as the head of the household for house #273, he's born in January of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Margaret (wife, born in August of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, no children, age 31), Elvira Patrick (mother, born in January of 1852 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 8 children and 3 are still living, age 48), Helen (sister, born in December of 1887 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), and Mary (sister, born in December of 1889 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).
        On page 12 of the 1910 census for District 60 (Painter Harve) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1910), William Salyers is listed as the head of the household for house #98, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 18 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Margarett (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 40), and Levi Moore (hired man, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23).
        On page 24 of the 1920 census for District 13 (Martin) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 17, 1920), William M. Salyers is listed as the head of the household for house #211, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 45 years old. Also listed is Margueritte (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 50).
      9. GREENVILLE GEARHEART, b. July 5, 1870, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. February 15, 1957, Columbus, Ohio, m. (1) MAHALA AMBURGY, m. (2) ELLEN HUFF.
      10. SARAH "SALLIE" GEARHEART, b. September 1872, Kentucky, m. BUCHANAN ELAM "BUCK" ALLEN.
      11. CATHERINE GEARHEART, b. September 16, 1876, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. REECE GEARHEART.

      (This information comes from Herb Allen, John Allen, and other sources)







    WOODSON W. GEARHEART, son of JOHN BUD GEARHEART and FANNY PATTON, was born April 2, 1856 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died October 6, 1928 in Worthington, Kentucky, and is buried in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, Greenup County, Kentucky. He married (1) AGNES JANE MARTIN. She was born about 1859 in Kentucky. He married (2) SUSANNA A. ALLEN, daughter of HEZEKIAH ALLEN and MARY "POLLY" HALE, about 1892. She was born August 9, 1877 in Kentucky, died January 2, 1961 in Russell, Kentucky, and is buried in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, Greenup County, Kentucky.

    Notes: On page 6 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Middle Creek) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 19 & 21, 1880), Woodson Gearheart is listed as the head of the household for house #191, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed is Agnes Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21). They are living next to Woodson's parents.

    On page 21 of the 1900 census for District 36 (Allen) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1900), Woodson J. Gearheart is listed as the head of the household for house #263, he's a farmer, born in January of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Suzan A. (wife, born in August of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 22), Margaret (daughter, born in March of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Harry (son, born in January of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), Artie (daughter, born in December of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), and James (son, born in July of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12). They are living next to Woodson's sister Sarah and her family.

    On pages 22 & 23 of the 1910 census for District 38 (Grayson) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated May 14, 1910), Woodson Gearhart is listed as the head of the household for house #191, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 20 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Susanah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and 6 are still living, age 38), James (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Harry (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Joe (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Sallie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Daniel (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Norman [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

    On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 107 (Russell) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated January 12, 1920), Wooten W. Geahart is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Susan (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 49), James (son, single, laborer, born in Kentucky, age 28), Joseph (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Sallie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Dan (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), John M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Henry Young (boarder, widowed, helper around the house, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40), Willie McClees (boarder, married, helper around the house, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), and Lizzie McClees (boarder, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13). They are living close to daughter Artie and son Harry.

    On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 45-15 (Worthington) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1930), Susan Gearheart is listed as the head of the household for house #98, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 51 years old. Also listed are James (son, single, retail merchant in a general store, born in Kentucky, age 36), and John M. (son, salesman in a general store, born in Kentucky, age 17). They're living close to several family members.

      The children of WOODSON GEARHEART and AGNES MARTIN are:

      1. ARTIE GEARHEART, b. December 1882, Kentucky, m. DAVID SHEPHERD.
      2. JAMES GEARHEART, b. July 1887, Kentucky.

      The children of WOODSON GEARHEART and SUSAN ALLEN are:

      1. MARGARET GEARHEART, b. March 31, 1896, Kentucky, d. January 18, 1986, m. WILLIAM H. GEARHART.
      2. HARRY GEARHEART, b. January 1898, Kentucky, m. (1) BESSIE SHEPHERD, m. (2) GOLDIE STEVENS.
      3. JOSEPH GEARHEART, b. August 23, 1900, Flatwoods, Kentucky, m. ELIZA B. (unknown last name).
      4. SALLY GEARHEART, b. February 21, 1902, Kentucky, m. ROY EDGAR HOWELL.
      5. DANIEL GEARHEART, b. 1905, Kentucky, m. BERTHA (unknown last name).
      6. NORMAN GEARHEART, b. 1909, Kentucky.
      7. JOHN M. GEARHEART, b. 1913, Kentucky.







    ELLA DAVIS, daughter of CHARLES H. DAVIS and JENNIE LEE WELLS, was born October 29, 1895 in Kentucky, died October 24, 1974 in Boons Camp, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Fields-Wells Cemetery in Boons Camp, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married HERBERT DENISON WELLS, son of JACOB GREEN WELLS and MARY JANE FIELDS, about 1917. He was born March 9, 1898 in Kentucky, died June 17, 1974 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Fields-Wells Cemetery in Boons Camp, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Herbert Denison Wells was the brother of Wilfred Nolan Wells, who married Ruby Pelphrey, daughter of Daniel Addison Pelphrey and Emma Phelps.

    According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was an Ishmael I. Wells that was born June 22, 1918 in Johnson County to an Ella Davis. This child doesn't show up anywhere else and that is the same day that Earnest Wells was born.

    When Herbert Wells' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918, he stated that he was a coal miner for a Borderland Coal Company in Borderland, Pike County, Kentucky, that he was living in Boons Camp, Johnson County, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Ella Wells of Boons Camp, and that his he was born March 9, 1898. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes and black hair.

    According to her obituary, Ella Davis Wells (age 78), daughter of the late Charlie and Jennie Lee Wells Davis, was born October 29, 1895, died October 24, 1974 at home in Boonscamp, and was buried in Fields-Wells Cemetery in Boonscamp. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert D. Wells, on June 17, 1974. She was survived by 5 sons, Homer Wells (of Boonscamp), Denver Wells (Boonscamp), Dennis Wells (Boonscamp), Shirley Wells (Louisa), and Hobert Wells (Cincinnati, Ohio); 1 daughter, Dorothy Wells (Boonscamp); 2 half-sisters, Irene Riddle (Ashland) and Iunice Lowe (Huntington, West Virginia); and 2 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ella Wells was born October 29, 1895, and died in October of 1974. Her last place of residence was in Boons Camp, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ella Wells died October 24, 1974 in Johnson County at the age of 78. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

    According to his obituary, Herbert Dennis Wells (age 76), son of the late Jacob and Mary Jane Fields Wells, was a retired miner and farmer. He was born March 9, 1898, died June 17, 1974 in a local hospital, and was buried in Fields-Wells Cemetery in Boonscamp. He was survived by his wife, Ella Davis Wells; 5 sons, Homer Davis (of Boonscamp), Denver Davis (Boonscamp), Dennis (Boonscamp), Hobert (Cincinnati, Ohio), and Shirley (Louisa); 1 daughter, Dorothy Wells (Boonscamp); 2 sisters, Louise Wells Harmon (Boonscamp) and Ethel Wells Pack (Paintsville); and 2 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's Web site.)

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Hebert Wells was born March 9, 1898, and died in June of 1974. His last place of residence was in Boons Camp, Johnson County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Herbert D. Wells died June 17, 1974 in Floyd County at the age of 76. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

    On pages 29 & 30 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 20 & 21, 1900), Jacob G. Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #356, he's a farmer, born in February of 1858 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 12 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Mary J. (wife, born in May of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 32), Lora Lee (daughter, born in January of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Julia L. (daughter, born in March of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Earnest (son, born in November of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Louisa (daughter, born in March of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Herbert (son, born in May of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Wilfred (son, born in February of 1900 in Kentucky, age 3 months).

    On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 36 (Greasey) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 6 & 7, 1920), Herbert Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #48 [hard to read], he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Ella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Ernest H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 6 months), Hobart (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 months), Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 months), and Wilford (brother, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19).

    On page 25 of the 1930 census for District 58-5 (Van Lear) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1930), H. D. Wells is listed as the head of the household for house #242, he's a foreman in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Ella L. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 34), Hobart (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Dorothy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Seymour (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Shirley (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

      The children of ELLA DAVIS and HERBERT WELLS are:

      1. EARNEST H. WELLS, b. June 22, 1918, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 3, 1926, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Boons Camp, Johnson County, Kentucky. Notes: According to his death certificate, Earnest D. Wells died February 3, 1926 in Paintsville from encephylitis and influenza. Also on this certificate, his birth date is listed as June 22, 1918, his parents as Herbert Wells (b. Kentucky) and Ella Davis (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Herbert Wells of Boons Camp, Kentucky.
      2. HOBERT J. WELLS, b. September 22, 1919, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles H. Wells was born September 22, 1919 in Johnson County to Ella Davis.
        According to another Kentucky birth record transcript, Hobert J. Wells was born September 22, 1919 in Johnson County to Ella Davis.
      3. HOMER WELLS, b. 1919, Kentucky.
        Notes: Hobart and Homer Wells are twins.
      4. DOROTHY WELLS, b. 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dorotha Wells was born in Johnson County to Ella Davis.
      5. HERBERT SEYMOUR WELLS, b. 1923, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Herbert S. Wells was born in Johnson County to Ella Davis.
      6. SHIRLEY E. WELLS, b. 1926, Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Sherley E. Wells was born in Johnson County to Ellie Davis.
      7. DENVER WELLS, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Denver Wells was born in Johnson County to Ella Davis.







    WILBURN HALLIE RANKIN, son of MOLLIE BELLE CONLEY and JOHN LINDSAY RANKIN, was born October 21, 1899 in Kentucky, and died January 27, 1983 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. He married EDITH MYRTLE ANGEL, daughter of JAMES D. ANGEL and MAGGIE M. BARNES, about 1921. She was born February 2, 1901 in Kentucky, and died November 7, 1997 in Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Maggie Barnes' maiden name was determined by finding the birth record transcripts of 3 of her children and he death certificate of her son, Franklin Russell Angel (1913-1921).

    When Hallie Rankin's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer working for his father, that his closest relative was J. L. Rankin of Cynthiana, and that he was born October 21, 1899. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Wilburn Rankin was born October 21, 1899, and died in January of 1983. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Wilburn H. Rankin was born about 1900 in Kentucky, and died January 27, 1983 in Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, at the age of 83. He was married at the time of his death.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Edith M. Rankin was born February 2, 1901, and died November 7, 1997. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Edith M. Rankin died November 7, 1997 in Ft. Thomas, Campbell County, at the age of 96.

    On page 19 of the 1910 census for District 89 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Harrison County, Kentucky, J. D. Angel is listed as the head of his household, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 13 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Maggie M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 31), Mary L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Edith M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Earl (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), James O. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Georgia (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Ralph (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 9 months), James Sargent (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), and Mary J. Angel (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 76).

    On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 122 (Colemansville) in Harrison County, Kentucky (dated January 24, 1920), James D. Angel 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 47 years old. Also listed are Maggie M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40), Myrtle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Earle (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Orvalle (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Georgia (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Ralph (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Effie G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Russell (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 5 months).

    On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 49-18 (Magisterial District No. 7) in Harrison County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Hallie Rankin is listed as the head of the household for house #99, he's a laborer for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Myrtle (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 29), A. J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Ruby M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6).

      The children of HALLIE RANKIN and MYRTLE ANGEL are:

      1. A. J. RANKIN, b. 1922, Harrison County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, A. J. Rankin was born in Harrison County to Myrtle Angle.
      2. RUBY M. RANKIN, b. 1924, Harrison County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruby M. Rankin was born in Harrison County to Edith Angell.







    MAMIE E. RANKIN, daughter of MOLLIE BELLE CONLEY and JOHN LINDSAY RANKIN, was born about 1901 in Kentucky. She married LAFAYETTE JONES, son of FRANK JONES and MATTIE E. MULLIGAN, about 1924. He was born about 1902 in Kentucky.

    Notes: Mattie Mulligan's maiden name was determined by finding the birth record transcript of her son Orville (1911).

    On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 89 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Harrison County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Frank Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #88, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 11 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Mattie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 32), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Lafayette (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Alexander (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

    On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 122 (Colemansville) in Harrison County, Kentucky (undated), Frank Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #127, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Mattie E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 42), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Layfaett (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Alexander (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Orvil L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

    On page 24 of the 1930 census for District 49-13 (Tricum) in Harrison County, Kentucky (dated April 24, 1930), Lafayette Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #286, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Mayne E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 29), John F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 9 months), and Anna S. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

      The children of MAMIE RANKIN and LAFAYETTE JONES are:

      1. JOHN F. JONES, b. Harrison County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John F. Jones was born in Harrison County to Mamie Rankin.
      2. ANNA S. JONES, b. Harrison County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Anna S. Jones was born in Harrison County to Mamie Rankin.







    MAVOUREEN RANKIN, daughter of MOLLIE BELLE CONLEY and JOHN LINDSAY RANKIN, was born about 1903 in Kentucky. She married LEWIS BOONE, son of MILLARD FILLMORE BOONE and REBECCA BEAGLE, February 26, 1921 in Harrison County, Kentucky. He was born May 26, 1894 in Kentucky, died December 27, 1931 in Collier, Harrison County, Kentucky, and is buried in Pythian Grove Cemetery in Harrison County, Kentucky.

    Notes: Lewis Boone was a descendant of George Boone and Mary Milton Maugridge, who were the grandparents of Daniel Boone. Daniel's father, Squire, and Lewis' 4th great-grandfather, Joseph, were brothers.

    When Lewis Boone's World War I draft registration card was filled out in 1917 in Harrison County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Berry, Kentucky, that he was single, that he had bad lungs, and that he was born May 23, 1894 in Harrison County. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had gray eyes and brown hair.

    According to his death certificate, Lewis Boone died December 27, 1931 in Collier from a dislocated hip and internal injuries that he suffered in a fall from a tree. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as May 26, 1894, his marital status as married, his wife as Mavoureen Boone, his parents as Filmore Boone (b. Kentucky) and Rebecca Beagle (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. George Lightner of Berry, Kentucky, and the burial place as Pythian Grove Cemetery.

    On page 12 of the 1900 census for District 63 (Colemansville) in Harrison County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1900), Firard Boone is listed as the head of the household for house #106, his occupation isn't listed, born in April of 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in October of 1859 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 40) Luke (son, born in June of 1880 in Kentucky, age 19), Mattie (daughter, born in April of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), Kelbreath W. (son, born in June of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Rose B. (daughter, born in October of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Alferd (son, born in August of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Louise [Louis] (son, born in April of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Jhon T. [John] (son, born in January of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), and Early (son, born in May of 1899 in Kentucky, age 9 months).

    On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 89 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Harrison County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Filmor Boone is listed as the head of the household for house #57, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 33 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 10 are still living, age 56), Alfred (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Rosa B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 21), Louis (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Johnnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Earl (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Millard F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7).

    On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 122 (Colemansville) in Harrison County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1920), Filmor Boon is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 64 years old. Also listed are Rebeckie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 65), Lewis (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 26), Earlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Milard F. [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 18).

    On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 49-14 (Kinman) in Harrison County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1930), Louis Boone is listed as the head of the household for house #165, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Mavoureen (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, fist married at 17, age 26), Ross (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Genevia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Ida (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Helen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 11 months), and William Jones (boarder, widowed, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 73).

      The children of MAVOUREEN RANKIN and LEWIS BOONE are:

      1. ROSS BOONE, b. 1921, Harrison County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ross Boone was born in Harrison County to Movoureen Poukin.
      2. GENEVA BOONE, b. 1924, Harrison County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Geneva Boone was born in Harrison County to Mauverine Rankin.
      3. IDA BOONE, b. 1925, Harrison County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ida Boone was born in Harrison County to Mavourneen Rankin.
      4. HELEN BOONE, b. 1927, Harrison County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hellen Boone was born in Harrison County to Mavoureen Rankin.







    VERNA CONLEY, daughter of JOHN SMITH CONLEY and AMERICA BELLE HILDERBRAND, was born March 21, 1901 in Kentucky, and died March 31, 1964 in Boyd County, Kentucky. She married WILLIAM WARREN RAYBURN, son of WILLIAM FRENCH RAYBURN and NEVADA (unknown last name), about 1920. He was born October 10, 1897 in Kentucky, and died in February of 1965 in Kentucky.

    Notes: According to "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society (page 527), Verna Conley was born March 21, 1901, and died March 28, 1964. She married Warren Rayburn.

    Warren Rayburn's mother's maiden name was reportedly Nevada Logan, but no luck was had in confirming that. Her 1st name has also been reported to be Lavada but it is clearly either Nevada or Navada throughout the years in the census reports.

    There was another child born in this family that was premature and stillborn. He was born August 8, 1928 in Ashland, Boyd County, and is buried in the Ashland Cemetery.

    When Warren Rayburn's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Vanceburg, Lewis County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer working for W. F. Watson in Battle Creek, that his closest relative was French Rayburn - father - of Emerson, Lewis County, and that he was born October 10, 1898. He was found to be tall and stout, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Verna C. Rayburn died March 31, 1964 in Boyd County at the age of 63. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, William Rayburn was born October 10, 1897, and died in February of 1965. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Michigan, and his last place of residence was in Kentucky.

    On page 7 of the 1900 census for District 85 (Grassy) in Lewis County, Kentucky (dated June 6 & 7, 1900), William F. Rayburn is listed as the head of the household for house #62, he's a farmer, born in May of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Nevada (wife, born in May of 1864 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 36), Robert W. (son, farm laborer, born in July of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), Louis D. (son, born in January of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Nannie B. (daughter, born in February of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Sallie L. (daughter, born in December of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Rutha (daughter, born in September of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), and William W. (son, born in October of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2).

    On page 24 of the 1920 census for District 153 (Grassy) in Lewis County, Kentucky (dated January 31, 1920), William Rayborn is listed as the head of the household for house #217, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Nevada (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 55), Warren (son, single, laborer in a brick yard, born in Kentucky, age 22), James (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 18), Mary E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Charles E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 10-16 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Warren Rayburn in listed as the head of the household for house #71, he's a road construction truck foreman, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Vernie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 29), Edith (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Fritz (son, born in Kentucky, age 7).

      The children of VERNA CONLEY and WARREN RAYBURN are:

      1. EDITH M. RAYBURN, b. 1921, Carter County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Edith M. Rayburn was born in Carter County to Verna Rayborn.
      2. FRITZ N. RAYBURN, b. 1923, Carter County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Fritge N. Rayburn was born in Carter County to Verna Rayburn.
      3. WARREN B. RAYBURN, b. Carter County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Warren B. Rayburn was born in Carter County to Verna Conley.
      4. NADA J. RAYBURN, b. Boyd County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Nada J. Rayburn was born in Boyd County to Verna Conley.







    MYRTLE LEONA REEDER, daughter of ELEXIOUS HARRISON REEDER and CYNTHIA EMILY EVANS, was born February 4, 1887 in Carter County, Kentucky, and died December 24, 1925 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. She married JASON GILBERT GRAY, son of AMOS DOWTON GRAY and (unknown). He was born January 17, 1877 in Kentucky, and died February 6, 1966 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

    Notes: Jason Gray's mother's maiden name has been reported as Rilda Adkins.

    Jason Gray's birth date has also been reported to be January 17, 1879.

    When Jason Gilbert Gray's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, he stated that he was the proprietor of a boarding house, that his closest relative was Myrtle Leona Gray, and that he was born January 17, 1877. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

    According to Ohio death records, Myrtle L. Gray died December 24, 1925 in Scioto County.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Jason G. Gray was born about 1875 and died February 6, 1966 at home in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 91. He was married at the time of his death.

    On page 12 of the 1880 census for District 14 (Olive Hill) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1880), Jason Gilbert Gray's mother has died and he is found living in the home of his grandparents. Gilbert Adkins is listed as the head of the household for house #100, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents' birthplaces are blank, age 47), Gilbert N. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), James F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Gilbert J. Gray (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 11 of the 1880 census for District 196 (Jefferson Township) in Jackson County, Ohio (dated June 17 & 18, 1880), Amos Gray is found living in the home of his parents. Sylvester Gray is listed as the head of the household for house #96, he's a wood chopper, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Mary [Mary Ann White] (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 48), Amos D. (son, married, wood chopper, born in Kentucky, age 23), Susan (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 24), Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Mahala (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Henry L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Alice Gray (sister-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), and Noah Gray (grandchild, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1).

    On page 16 of the 1900 census for District 52 (Rockville) in Kankakee County, Illinois (dated June 26, 1900), there is a Jason Gray that is probably the one being researched here. He's a farm laborer living in house #148, which is the one of an Oliver Gooding family, he's single, born in January of 1879 in Kentucky, father born in Ohio, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 21 years old.

    On page 29 of the 1910 census for District 153 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 25, 1910), Jason Gray is listed as the head of the household for house #306, he's a laborer for the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Myrtle (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 2 are still living, age 23), Jessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), George (son, born in Ohio, age 1 year 11 months), and John Patton (boarder, single, presser in a brickyard, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19).

    On page 19 of the 1920 census for District 126 (Clay Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated January 9, 1920), Jason G. Gray is listed as the head of the household for house #164, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Myrtle (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), Lillian [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Jewel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Dessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Elwood [hard to read] (son, born in Ohio, age 2). There are also 4 boarders living in this house.

      The children of MYRTLE REEDER and JASON GRAY are:

      1. JESSIE GRAY, b. 1906, Kentucky.
      2. GEORGE GRAY, b. 1908, Ohio.
      3. JEWEL GRAY, b. 1910, Kentucky.
      4. BESSIE GRAY, b. March 11, 1911, Carter County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bessie Gray was born March 11, 1911 in Carter County to Myrty Reader.
      5. ELWOOD GRAY, b. 1918, Ohio.







    LEWIS WAYNE REEDER, son of ELEXIOUS HARRISON REEDER and CYNTHIA EMILY EVANS, was born January 30, 1894 in Carter County, Kentucky, and died August 17, 1973. He married EVA F. THOMPSON, daughter of JOHN R. THOMPSON and HANNAH E. SALYER, about 1916. She was born in December of 1898 in Kentucky.

    Notes: Eva Thompson was the sister of Charles Thompson.

    Hannah Salyer's maiden name was determined by finding her widowed mother, Marget Salyers [Margaret Salyer], in the 1910 census. She was living with Hannah's family.

    When Lewis Wayne Reeder's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 4, 1942 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, he stated that he was unemployed, that his closest relative was Eva Reeder of South Webster, Scioto County, and that he was born January 30, 1894 in Carter County, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 9 inches tall, he weighed 140 pounds, and he had blue eyes, gray hair, and a light complexion.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lewis Reeder was born January 30, 1894, and died in August of 1973. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, there was a Reeder that was born about 1894, and died August 17, 1973 in an out-of-state hospital at the age of 79. His residence was in Scioto County, Ohio, and he was married at the time of his death.

    On page 7 of the 1900 census for District 117 (Pine Grove) in Rowan County, Kentucky (dated June 6, 1900), J. R. Thompson is listed as the head of the household for house #63, he's a farmer, born in May of 1854 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Hanna (wife, born in April of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 11 children and 6 are still living, age 37), Geo. A. (son, born in June of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Emma J. (daughter, born in November of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Stella M. (daughter, born in March of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Minnie E. (daughter, born in April of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Ova F. (daughter, born in December of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), and Rachel Thompson (boarder, single, born in 1817 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 83).

    On page 35 of the 1910 census for District 157 (Pine Grove) in Rowan County, Kentucky (dated May 18, 1910), John R. Thompson is listed as the head of the household for house #317, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 30 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Hannah E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 13 children and 8 are still living, age 47), Minnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), George (son, widowed, born in Kentucky, age 24), Eva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Carrie L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Charlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Marget Salyers [Margaret Salyer] (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 64).

    On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 157 (Wayne Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated January 6, 1920), Lewis Reeder is listed as the head of the household for house #104, he's a last puller in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Eva (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), Locie N. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), George McDownley (boarder, single, railroad car repairer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), and (no first name) Hamm (boarder, single, railroad brakeman, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22). Lewis' brother, Charles, is living in District 156 of Scioto County.

    On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 41-14 (Slab Fork) in Raleigh County, West Virginia (dated April 7, 1930), Lewis W. Reeder is listed as the head of the household for house #158, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Eva F. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 31), Losie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Richard C. (son, born in Ohio, age 10), and Meredith F. (son, born in West Virginia, age 7).

      The children of LEWIS REEDER and EVA THOMPSON are:

      1. LOCIE M. REEDER, b. 1918, Kentucky.
      2. RICHARD C. REEDER, b. 1920, Ohio.
      3. MEREDITH F. REEDER, b. 1923, West Virginia.







    BERTHA M. REEDER, daughter of ELEXIOUS HARRISON REEDER and CYNTHIA EMILY EVANS, was born May 7, 1904 in Kentucky, and died May 23, 1998 in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio. She married JAY SEXTON, son of JESSE H. SEXTON and DELILA "LILLIE" PRINCE, about 1922. He was born February 22, 1903 in Kentucky, and died April 3, 1993 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

    Notes: Delila Prince's maiden name was determined by finding the death certificate of one of her sons and by the 1900 census. Everet Sexton died September 9, 1916 in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, from typhoid fever and a bad heart. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Lawrence County, his birth date as 1893, his marital status as married, his occupation day laborer, his parents as Jessie Sexton (b. Lawrence County) and Liley Prince (b. Lawrence County), the informant as Tom Sexton of Grayson, Kentucky, and the burial place as Webbville, Kentucky. On page 11 of the 1900 census for District 72 (Cherokee) in Lawrence County, Kentucky, her name is listed as Delila. Her maiden name has also been reported as Delila Wright.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bertha Sexton was born May 7, 1904, and died May 23, 1998. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Bertha Reeder Sexton was born May 7, 1904 in Kentucky, and died May 23, 1998 in a long-term care facility in Scioto County at the age of 94. Her father's surname is listed as Reeder, her mother's name as Evans, she was a hairdresser, and she was divorced at the time of her death.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jay Sexton was born February 22, 1903, and died April 3, 1993 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Jay Sexton was born February 22, 1903 in Kentucky, and died April 3, 1993 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 90. His father's surname is listed as Sexton, his mother's maiden name as Prince, and he was married at the time of his death.

    On pages 19 & 20 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Dry Fork) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated May 2, 1910), Jesse Sexton is listed as the head of the household for house #167, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Lila A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 5 are still living, age 37), Everett (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Belle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Money (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Alva (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Jay (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Dovie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 4 months).

    On page 33 of the 1920 census for District 154 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated January 13, 1920), Jesse Sexton is listed as the head of the household for house #404, he's a laborer in a brickyard, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Lila (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 46), Monise (son, laborer in a lumber yard, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), Alva (son, laborer in a brickyard, born in Kentucky, age 18), Jay (son, laborer in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, age 16), Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Dovie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

    On page 26 of the 1930 census for District 73-39 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 15, 1930), Jay Sexton is listed as the head of the household for house #246, he's a laborer in a scrapyard, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 25), Jeanne (daughter, born in Ohio, age 3 years 4 months), and Nova (daughter, born in Ohio, age 7 months).

      The children of BERTHA REEDER and JAY SEXTON are:

      1. JEANNE SEXTON, b. 1926, Ohio.
      2. NOVA SEXTON, b. 1929, Ohio.







    LUTIE E. REEDER, daughter of DAVID WARREN REEDER and MARY ANN MASTERS, was born September 21, 1907 in Ohio, and died June 6, 1986 in Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio. She married DENVER L. KATHARY, son of WILLIAM H. KATHARY and MARY ANGIE (unknown last name), about 1928. He was born December 17, 1908 in Ohio, and died November 21, 1979 in Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio.

    Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lutie Kathary was born September 21, 1907, and died in June of 1986. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Lutie E. Kathery was born about 1908 in Ohio, and died June 6, 1986 in a long-term care facility in Mt. Vernon, Knox County, at the age of 78. She was widowed at the time of her death.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Denver Kathary was born December 17, 1908, and died in November of 1979. His last place of residence was in Mounty Vernon, Knox County, Ohio.

    According to Ohio death record transcripts, Denver L. Kathary was born about 1909 in Ohio, and died November 21, 1979 in Knox Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Knox County, at the age of 70. He was married at the time of his death.

    On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 126 (Aurelius Township) in Washington County, Ohio (dated April 18, 1910), William H. Kathary is listed as the head of the household for house #73, he's a retail merchant in a general store, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, married for 11 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 3), Raymond E. (son, born in Ohio, age 9), Mildred (daughter, born in Ohio, age 7), Russell (son, born in Ohio, age 4), and Denver L. (son, born in Ohio, age 1 year 9 months).

    On pages 1 & 2 of the 1920 census for District 173 (Aurelius Township) in Washington County, Ohio (dated January 2, 1920), William Kathary is listed as the head of the household for house #14, he's a merchant in a grocery store, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Mary Angie (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 40), Raymond (son, born in Ohio, age 19), Mildred (daughter, born in Ohio, age 17), Russel (son, born in Ohio, age 13), Denver (son, born in Ohio, age 12), Hugo (son, born in Ohio, age 8), Paul [hard to read] (son, born in Ohio, age 5), and Ernest (son, born in Ohio, age 1).

    On page 58 of the 1930 census for District 42-13 (Mt. Vernon - Clinton Township) in Knox County, Ohio (dated May 5, 1930), Lutie and Denver are found living in the home of her parents. D. W. Reeder is listed as the head of the household for house #714, he's a laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 55), Denver Kathary [hard to read] (son-in-law, grocery proprieter, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at 21, age 23), and Lutie Kathary (daughter, stenographer for an insurance company, born in Ohio, first married at 19, age 22).







    STELLA M. HINTON, daughter of TONIE HARRIETT REEDER and EZEKIEL HINTON, was born March 25, 1901 in Rowan County, Kentucky, and died November 10, 1939 in Soldier, Carter County, Kentucky. She married MELVIN CASTLE about 1918. He was born October 14, 1897 in Kentucky, and died May 23, 1975 in Morehead, Rowan County, Kentucky.

    Notes: When Melvin Castle's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a clay miner working for Kentucky Fire Brick Company in Haldeman, Rowan County, that his closest relative was Stella Castle of Upper Tygart, Carter County, and that he was born October 14, 1897. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

    According to her death certificate, Stella Hinton Castle died November 10, 1939 in Soldier from a uterus hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Rowan County, her birth date as March 25, 1901, her marital status as married, her husband as Melvin Castle, her parents as Zeke Hinton (b. Rowan County) and Tony Reeder (b. Rowan County), and the informant as Melvin Castle of Soldier, Kentucky.

    According to Social Security death record transcripts, Melvin Castle was born October 24, 1897, and died in May of 1975. His last place of residence was in Morehead, Rowan County, Kentucky.

    According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Melvin Castle died May 23, 1975 in Rowan County at the age of 77. He was living in Carter County at the time of his death.

    On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 231 (Hogtown) in Rowan County, Kentucky (dated January 13 & 14, 1920), Melvin Castle is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a clay digger in the clay mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Stell (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), and Gordon (son, born in Kentucky, age 9 months).

    On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 22-10 (Upper Tygart) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Melvin Castle is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a laborer in the clay mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Stella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 29), Gorden (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Melvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Chester (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Coy (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Wilma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to Stella's parents.

      The children of STELLA HINTON and MELVIN CASTLE are:

      1. GORDON C. CASTLE, b. February 9, 1919, Carter County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gordon C. Castle was born February 9, 1919 in Carter County to Stella Hinton.
      2. EZEKIAL LECESTER CASTLE, b. June 19, 1921, Rowan County, Kentucky, d. February 1, 1921, buried in Bowen Chapel Cemetery, Upper Tygart, Carter County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to his death certificate, Ezekial Lecester Castle died from icterus neonatorum. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Rowan County, his parents as Melvin Castle (b. Kentucky) and Stella Hinton (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Melvin Castle of Haldeman, Kentucky.
      3. MELVIN J. CASTLE, b. 1922, Carter County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Melvin J. Castle was born in Carter County to Stella Hereton.
      4. CHESTER A. CASTLE, b. 1924, Carter County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Chester A. Castle was born in Carter County to Stella Huston.
      5. COY J. CASTLE, b. 1926, Carter County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Coy J. Castle was born in Carter County to Stella Hinton.
      6. WILMA T. CASTLE, b. 1928, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wilma T. Castle was born in Rowan County to Stella Hinton.
      7. BETTY R. CASTLE, b. Carter County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Betty R. Castle was born in Carter County to Stella Hinton.
      8. KENNETH D. CASTLE, b. Carter County, Kentucky.
        Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Keneth D. Castle was born in Carter County to Stella Hinton.







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