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JABEZ C. SMITH was born December 20, 1825 in Indiana, and died October 15, 1897 in Porterville, Tulare County, California. He married AMANDA JANE PROTHERO, daughter of SAMUEL PROTHERO and ESTHER "ESSIE" LEWIS, March 4, 1847 in Sullivan County, Missouri. She was born in November of 1830 in Indiana, and died March 3, 1911 in California.

Notes: Some of the information from this line came from a file that came from the LDS Church (Mormon) Family History Center. The file is titled "Genealogies of Sarah Bristow, Hannah Prothero, and Samuel Miles - FHL US/CAN Fil [599057 Item 2], number 0599057." Jabez Smith moved his family to California about 1852.

Amanda Prothero Smith's birth date has also been reported to be September 11, 1830.

On page 25 of the 1860 census for Township 2 in Tulare County, California (dated July 25, 1860), Jabez Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #197, he's a farmer, born in Indiana, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Amanda Smith (born in Indiana, age 29), Allison Smith (male, born in Missouri, age 12), Columbia Smith (male, born in Missouri, age 10), Elizabeth Smith (born in California, age 8), Isabella Smith (born in California, age 6), Llard [Clara] Smith (born in California, age 3), and Sanford Smith (born in California, age 7 months).

On pages 1 & 2 of the 1870 census for Tule River Township in Tulare County, California (dated June 22, 1870), Jabez Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #11, he's a farmer, born in Indiana, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Amanda (born in Indiana, age 39), Isabelle (born in California, age 15), Clara (born in California, age 13), Sanford (born in California, age 10), Nancy (born in California, age 4), and Eva (born in California, age 6 months). They are living next to son Alison.

On page 3 of the 1880 census for District 92 (Cosumnes Township) in Sacramento County, California (dated June 5, 1880), Jabez Smith is found living away from his family. Charles Hilton is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a goatherder, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Ireland, and he's 21 years old. Also in this house is Jabez Smith (laborer, born in Indiana, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 53).

On page 36 of the 1880 census for District 102 (Tule River Township) in Tulare County, California (dated July 2, 1880), the rest of Jabez's family is found. Amanda Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #463, she's not working, born in Missouri, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Tennessee, and she's 42 years old. Also listed are Nancy (daughter, born in California, parents born in Missouri, age 14), Arzella (daughter, born in California, parents born in Missouri, age 10), and L. W. Emerson (boarder, widowed, farmer, born in New Hampshire, parents born in New Hampshire, age 53).

On page 6 of the 1900 census for District 62 (White River) in Tulare County, California (dated July 9, 1900), Amanda is found living in the home of her son. Sanford Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #283, he's a farmer, born in December of 1859 in California, father born in Missouri, mother born in Indiana, married for 11 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Margarette (wife, born in [the month is blank] 1872 in California, father born in Texas, mother born in Illinois, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 27), Minnie B. (daughter, born in May of 1890 in California, age 10), Heuey (son, born in August of 1893 in California, age 6), Hazel A. (daughter, born in February of 1895 in California, age 5), and Amanda J. Smith (mother, widowed, born in November of 1830 in Missouri, parents born in the United States, age 69).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 36 (Township 9) in Kern County, California (dated April 29, 1910), Amanda is found living in the home of her widowed daughter. Isabell Young is listed as the head of the household for house #91, she's not working, widowed, born in California, father born in Indiana, mother born in Missouri, and she's 55 years old. Also listed are Susie Ralston (daughter, divorced, not working, born in California, father born in Missouri, mother born in California, age 25), Adeline Ralston (granddaughter, born in California, father born in Missouri, mother born in California, age 4), and Amanda Smith (mother, widowed, born in Missouri, father born in Wales, mother born in Virginia, age 80).

    The children of JABEZ SMITH and AMANDA PROTHERO are:

    1. ALLISON WOODVILLE SMITH, b. March 2, 1848, Missouri, d. 1929, Tulare County, California.
    2. VOLUMNIA E. SMITH, b. October 10, 1849, Missouri, d. December 22, 1940, Orange County, California, m. JAMES CLARK DWINELL.
    3. ELIZABETH E. SMITH, b. August 25, 1852, California, m. WILLIAM LLOYD.
    4. ISABELLA SMITH, b. November 25, 1854, California, d. April 21, 1939, Palmdale, Los Angeles County, California, m. CONSTANTINE A. YOUNG.
    5. CLARA SMITH, b. February 12, 1857, California, m. JOHN TWITCHELL. He was b. 1848, Buffalo, New York, d. May 26, 1884, Porterville, Tulare County, California.
    6. SANFORD MIDDLETON SMITH, b. December 21, 1859, California, d. June 23, 1941, California, m. MARGARETTE LOUISA MARTIN.
    7. SYLVESTER SMITH, b. December 18, 1862, d. June 5, 1863.
    8. NANCY SMITH, b. May 22, 1866, California, d. August 5, 1888, Porterville, Tulare County, Kentucky.
    9. ARZELLA "EVA" SMITH, b. November 27, 1869, California, d. 1881, California.

    (This information comes from Cari Beck, Dennis Prothero, and other sources)







ISABELLA SMITH, daughter of JABEZ C. SMITH and AMANDA JANE PROTHERO, was born November 25, 1854 in California, and died April 21, 1939 in Palmdale, Los Angeles County, California. She married CONSTANTINE A. YOUNG about 1874. He was born March 21, 1847 in Missouri, and died May 19, 1936 in California.

Notes: On page 3 of the 1880 census for District 102 (Porterville) in Tulare County, California (dated June 8, 1880), C.A. Young is listed as the head of the household for house #56, he's a teacher, born in Missouri, parents born in Tennessee, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are I. (wife, born in California, parents born in Indiana, age 25), Walter (son, born in California, age 4), and Grace (daughter, born in October of 1879 in California, age 7 months).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 36 (Township 9) in Kern County, California (dated April 29, 1910), Isabell Young is listed as the head of the household for house #91, she's not working, widowed, born in California, father born in Indiana, mother born in Missouri, and she's 55 years old. Also listed are Susie Ralston (daughter, divorced, not working, born in California, father born in Missouri, mother born in California, age 25), Adeline Ralston (granddaughter, born in California, father born in Missouri, mother born in California, age 4), and Amanda Smith (mother, widowed, born in Missouri, father born in Wales, mother born in Virginia, age 80). Isabella is listed as widowed, as she is in the 1920 census, but she's found living with her husband again in 1930.

On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 36 (Township 9) in Kern County, California (dated May 2, 1910), Constantine is found living with his son. Walter Young is listed as the head of the household for house #106, he's a farmer, born in California, parents born in Missouri, 1st marriage, married for 8 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Lulu (wife, born in California, parents born in California, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and only 1 is living, age 26), Lurline (daughter, born in California, age 4), Leonard Markham (hired man, single, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, age 24), and Constantine Young (father, farm laborer, born in Missouri, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Alabama, age 63). They are living next to Walter's cousin Minnie and her family.

On page 18 of the 1920 census for District 117 (Standard Oil Company Oilfields) in Kern County, Kentucky (dated March 19, 1920), Isabell is found living with her son. Walter W. Young is listed as the head of the household for house #776, he works in the oil fields, born in California, father born in Missouri, mother born in California, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Lulu (wife, born in California, father born in Indiana, mother born in Michigan, age 36), Lurline (daughter, born in California, age 13), and Isabell (mother, widowed, born in California, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, age 65). Although Isabella is listed as widowed, she's not. She's found living with her husband again in 1930.

On page 20 of the 1930 census for District 19-802 (Antelope) in Los Angeles County, California (dated April 25, 1930), Constantine and Isabel are found living with their daughter. Adam S. Dunlop is listed as the head of the household for house #246, he's a railroad engineer, born in Canada, parents born in Northern Ireland, first married at age 26, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Grace A. (wife, born in California, father born in Missouri, mother born in California, first married at 20, age 50), Constantine A. Young (father-in-law, born in Missouri, father born in the United States, mother born in Tennessee, first married at 27, age 83), and Isabel S. (mother-in-law, born in California, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 75).

    The children of ISABELL SMITH and CONSTANTINE YOUNG are:

    1. WALTER W. YOUNG, b. February 1876, California, m. LULU (unknown last name).
    2. GRACE YOUNG, b. October 1879, California, m. ADAM S. DUNLOP, 1900. He was b. 1874, Canada.
    3. SUSAN YOUNG, b. 1885, California, m. RAY RALSTON.







WALTER W. YOUNG, son of ISABELLA SMITH and CONSTANTINE A. YOUNG, was born in February of 1876 in California. He married LULU (unknown last name) about 1901. She was born about 1884 in California.

Notes: On page 56 of the 1900 census for District 28 (Bakersfield) in Kern County, California (dated July 12, 1900), Walter W. Young is found living as a lodger in some unknown place with many other people listed as lodgers. They have all different kinds of occupations such as salesmen, bartenders, real estate agents, locomotive engineers, etc. He's a day laborer, single, born in February of 1876 in California, father born in Missouri, mother born in California, and he's 24 years old.

On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 36 (Township 9) in Kern County, California (dated May 2, 1910), Walter Young is listed as the head of the household for house #106, he's a farmer, born in California, parents born in Missouri, 1st marriage, married for 8 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Lulu (wife, born in California, parents born in California, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and only 1 is living, age 26), Lurline (daughter, born in California, age 4), Leonard Markham (hired man, single, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, age 24), and Constantine Young (father, farm laborer, born in Missouri, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Alabama, age 63). They are living next to Walter's cousin Minnie and her family.

On page 18 of the 1920 census for District 117 (Standard Oil Company Oilfields) in Kern County, Kentucky (dated March 19, 1920), Walter W. Young is listed as the head of the household for house #776, he works in the oil fields, born in California, father born in Missouri, mother born in California, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Lulu (wife, born in California, father born in Indiana, mother born in Michigan, age 36), Lurline (daughter, born in California, age 13), and Isabell (mother, widowed, born in California, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, age 65). Although Isabella is listed as widowed, she's not. She's found living with her husband again in 1930.

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 20-3 (Cardwell) in Madara County, California (dated April 14, 1930), Walter is found divorced and living with his daughter. Frank Powell is listed as the head of the household for house #141, he installs pumps on farms, born in Nebraska, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Jennie (wife, born California, parents born in Indiana, first married at 24, age 48), Chester (son, born in California, age 22), Walter Young (lodger [partner], divorced, fruit-farmer, born in California, father born in Missouri, mother born in California, first married at age 25, age 45 [mistake]), and Lurline Young (lodger [daughter], single, not working, born in California, parents born in California, age 24).

    The child of WALTER YOUNG and LULU (unknown last name) is:

    1. LURLINE YOUNG, b. 1906, California.







SANFORD MIDDLETON SMITH, son of JABEZ C. SMITH and AMANDA JANE PROTHERO, was born December 21, 1859 in California, and died June 23, 1941 in California. He married MARGARETTE LOUISA MARTIN, daughter of LEMUEL WESLEY MARTIN and CORNELIA MARGARET FARNHAM, September 30, 1888 in Tulare County, California. She was born October 3, 1872 in California, and died January 3, 1939 in California.

Notes: Some of the information from this line came from a file that came from the LDS Church (Mormon) Family History Center. The file is titled "Genealogies of Sarah Bristow, Hannah Prothero, and Samuel Miles - FHL US/CAN Fil [599057 Item 2], number 0599057."

On page 15 of the 1880 census for District 34 (Township 2) in Amador County, California (dated June 8 & 9, 1880), Sanford is found living in the home of his aunt. Mary C. Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #192, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and she's 51 years old. Also listed are Julia (daughter, born in California, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, age 18), Alice N. (daughter, born in Oregon, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, age 15), Eugene (son, born in Oregon, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, age 12), Marggie (daughter, born in Oregon, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, age 8), and Sanford Smith (nephew, farm laborer, born in California, parents born in Indiana, age 20).

On page 6 of the 1900 census for District 63 (White River) in Tulare County, California (dated July 9, 1900), Sanford Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #283, he's a farmer, born in December of 1859 in California, father born in Missouri, mother born in Indiana, married for 11 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Margarette (wife, born in [the month is blank] 1872 in California, father born in Texas, mother born in Illinois, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 27), Minnie B. (daughter, born in May of 1890 in California, age 10), Heuey (son, born in August of 1893 in California, age 6), Hazel A. (daughter, born in February of 1895 in California, age 5), and Amanda J. Smith (mother, widowed, born in November of 1830 in Missouri, parents born in the United States, age 69).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 36 (Township 9) in Kern County, California (dated April 29, 1910), Sanford M. Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #98, he's a farmer, born in California, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 22 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Maggie (wife, born in California, father born in Texas, mother born in the United States, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 37), Hugh (son, born in California, age 17), Hazel (daughter, born in California, age 13), and Mary Martin (sister-in-law, widowed, born in Texas, parents born in the United States, age 71).

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 101 (Township 9) in Kern County, Kentucky (dated February 3, 1920), Sanford Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #102, he's a stock rancher, born in California, parents born in Indiana, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Margarite L. (wife, born in California, parents born in Illinois, age 47), Hugh A. (son, single, laborer, born in California, age 26), and John R. Farnum [Farnham] (uncle, single, not working, born in Illinois, father born in Maine, mother born in Ohio, age 76). John R. Farnham is Margaret's uncle.

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 6 (Township 2) in Kern County, California (dated April 1930), Sanford M. Smith is listed as the household for house #37, he's a stock farmer, born in California, parents born in Indiana, first married at age 27, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Margarett L. (wife, born in California, parents born in Illinois, first married at 16, age 57), and Hugh A. (son, single, stock farmer, born in California, age 36).

    The children of SANFORD SMITH and MARGARETTE MARTIN are:

    1. MINNIE BELLE SMITH, b. April 4, 1889, California, d. February 27, 1972, Grass Valley, Nevada County, California, m. JOHN WINFIELD HOCKETT.
    2. HUGH A. SMITH, b. August 16, 1893, California, d. October 9, 1974, m. CHARLOTTE N. (unknown last name). She was b. July 4, 1899, d. September 22, 1982, California.
    3. HAZEL A. SMITH, b. February 1895, California, d. 1975, California, m. FRANK CLIFFORD RECORD.

    (This information comes from Shirley Hockett Conley, Bob Hockett, Cari Beck, Dennis Prothero, and other sources)







MINNIE BELLE SMITH, daughter of SANFORD MIDDLETON SMITH and MARGARETTE LOUISA MARTIN, was born April 4, 1889 in California, and died February 27, 1972 in Grass Valley, Nevada County, California. She married JOHN WINFIELD HOCKETT, son of ELI HOCKETT and SYNTHIA JANE FARNHAM, December 8, 1907. He was born March 21, 1882 in Colfax, Placer County, California, and died April 14, 1960 in Oildale, Kern County, California.

Notes: On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 36 (Township 9) in Kern County, California (dated May 10, 1910), John W. Hocket is listed as the head of the household for house #105, he's a farmer, born in California, father born in Germany, mother born in California, married for 3 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in California, parents born in California, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 21), Alvin (son, born in California, age 2), and Sanford (son, born in California, age 2 months).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 15-5 (McFarland) in Kern County, California (dated April 29, 1910), John W. Hockett is listed as the head of the household for house #158, he's an owner of a cafe, born in California, father born in California, mother born in Illinois, first married at age 26, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Minnie B. (wife, born in California, parents born in California, first married at 18, age 40), Edna (daughter, born in California, age 16), Edith (daughter, born in California, age 14), Lorna (daughter, born in California, age 7), and Alvin (son, single, not working, born in California, age 21).

    The children of MINNIE SMITH and JOHN HOCKETT are:

    1. ALVIN WESLEY HOCKETT, b. July 1, 1908, Posey, Tulare County, California, d. October 10, 2001, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, m. (1) ALICIA GOMEZ, April 26, 1931. She d. 2007. He m. (2) BERTHA PAULINE HOFFMANN.
    2. SANFORD EDGAR HOCKETT, b. March 5, 1910, California, d. January 24 1992, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Glennville, Kern County, California, m. CLEMENTINE MCFARLAND, September 18, 1934.
    3. MARGARET ALICE HOCKETT, b. December 19, 1911, California, d. May 7, 1924, California.
    4. EDNA ELIZABETH HOCKETT, b. November 28, 1913, Wasco, Kern County, California, d. September 13, 1998, Marysville, Yuba County, California, m. GLENN LOREN FRETWELL, April 26, 1936.
    5. RICHARD ALLISON HOCKETT, b. June 25, 1915, California, d. June 30, 1915, California.
    6. EDITH ANNA HOCKETT, b. 1916, California, m. (1) CHARLES NELSON MCCOY, m. (2) ELLIS RICHARDS.
    7. ROSE ELLEN HOCKETT, b. January 25, 1921, White River, Tulare County, California, d. February 26, 1924, California.
    8. LORNA MAE HOCKETT, b. 1923, California, m. FREDERICK BEEVER.

    (This information comes from Shirley Hockett Conley, Bob Hockett, Cari Beck, Nathan Beever, and other sources)







SUSAN YOUNG, daughter of ISABELLA SMITH and CONSTANTINE A. YOUNG, was born about 1885 in California. She married RAY B. RALSTON, son of ELZA C. RALSTON and LILY O. (unknown last name), about 1905, and divorced before 1910. He was born in March of 1887 in Kansas.

Notes: On page 19 of the 1910 census for District 38 (Fresno) in Fresno County, California (dated April 21, 1910), Ray Ralston is found divorced and living with his parents. Elza C. Ralston is listed as the head of the household for house #234, he's a railroad conductor, born in Illinois, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 28 years, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Lily O. (wife, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in Ohio, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 5 are still living, age 45), Rupert R. (son, single, works on the railroad, born in Kansas, age 25), Ray B. (son, divorced, railroad conductor, born in Kansas, age 23), Ruby O. (daughter, born in California, age 17), James H. (son, born in California, age 14), and Elizabeth J. (daughter, born in California, age 12).

On page 20 of the 1920 census for District 40 (Fresno) in Fresno County, California (dated January 8, 1920), Ray B. Ralston is listed as the head of the household for house #218, he's a railroad conductor, born in Kansas, parents born in Illinois, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Ada (wife, born in California, father born in New Jersey, mother born in Ireland, age 23), and Adaline (daughter, born in California, age 14).

    The child of SUSAN YOUNG and RAY RALSTON is:

    1. ADELINE RALSTON, b. 1906, California.

    (This information comes from Shirley Hockett Conley, Bob Hockett, and other sources)







HAZEL A. SMITH, daughter of SANFORD MIDDLETON SMITH and MARGARETTE LOUISA MARTIN, was born in February of 1895 in California, and died in 1975 in California. She married FRANK CLIFFORD RECORD, son of JAMES W. RECORD and AMELIA (unknown last name), about 1916. He was born in 1891 in California, and died in 1973 in California.

Notes: On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 39 (Township 9) in Kern County, California (dated April 29, 1910), James W. Record is listed as the head of the household for house #89, he's a stock farmer, born in Kansas, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kansas, 1st marriage, married for 19 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Amelia (wife, born in California, parents born in England, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 46), Clifford (son, born in California, age 18), Lela (daughter, born in California, age 17), Leslie (daughter, born in California, age 15), Lottie (daughter, born in California, age 13), Lois (daughter, born in California, age 9), Weslie (daughter, born in California, age 6), Alice (daughter, born in California, age 3), and Ida Jones (boarder, single, school teacher, born in Colorado, parents born in Colorado, age 26).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 6 (Township 2) in Kern County, California (dated April 1930), Frank C. Record is listed as the head of the household for house #45, he's a stock farmer, born in California, father born in Kansas, mother born in California, first married at age 24, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Hazel A. (wife, born in California, parents born in California, first married at 20, age 34), Clifford G. (son, born in California, age 10), Hazel E. (daughter, born in California, age 9), James R. (son, born in California, age 4), Leonard C. (son, born in California, age 1), and John R. Far [unreadable last name after "Far"] (great-uncle, single, born in Illinois, father born in Maine, mother born in Ohio, age 86).

    The children of HAZEL SMITH and CLIFFORD RECORD are:

    1. CLIFFORD G. RECORD, b. 1920, California.
    2. HAZEL E. RECORD, b. 1921, California.
    3. JAMES R. RECORD, b. 1926, California.
    4. LEONARD C. RECORD, b. 1929, California.

    (This information comes from Shirley Hockett Conley, Bob Hockett, and other sources)







ELI HOCKETT, son of JOHN HOCKETT and ELIZABETH PIDGEON, was born July 22, 1843 in Salem, Henry County, Iowa, and died April 19, 1925. He married (1) SYNTHIA JANE FARNHAM, daughter of TIMOTHY FARNHAM and MARGARET ROSE, December 23, 1875 in Plano, Tulare County, California. She was born October 13, 1851 in Greene County, Illinois, and died December 15, 1900 in Los Alamitos, Orange County, California. He married (2) ELIZA (unknown last name). She was born about 1857 in Illinois. Cynthia married (1) CHARLES HEMPSHAL in 1872.

Notes: Synthia Farnham's brother, John R. Farnham, can be found living with Cynthia's daughter-in-law Minnie Belle Smith's parents in 1920.

Synthia Farnham Hempshal had a daughter from her first marriage. Irene Hempshal was born in July of 1873 in Green County, Illinois, and died in June of 1875 in Plano, Tulare County, California.

On page 29 of the 1870 census for White Hall in Greene County, Illinois (dated July 13, 1870), there is a Jane Farnham found living in house #151. She's living with a John Depoyster family, she's a domestic servant, born in Illinois, and she's 18 years old.

On pages 9 & 10 of the 1880 census for District 73 (Township 4) in Placer County, California (dated June 10, 1880), Eli Hockett is listed as the head of the household for house #230, he's a blacksmith, born in Iowa, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in Illinois, father born in Maine, mother born in Illinois, age 30), Elma (daughter, born in Oregon, age 2), and Frank (son, born in California, age 9 months).

On page 11 of the 1900 census for District 177 (Bernardo) in San Diego County, California (dated June 11, 1900), Eli Hocket is listed as the head of the household for house #134, he's a stone mason, born in July of 1844 in Iowa, parents born in Iowa, married for 25 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Cynthia J. (wife, born in October of 1851 in Illinois, father born in Maine, mother born in Illinois, she's given birth to 15 children and 8 are still living, age 48), Frank F. (son, going to school, born in September of 1879 in California, age 20), Ethel M. (daughter, born in October of 1889 in California, age 10), Maud (daughter, born in January of 1892 [should be 1891] in California, age 9), Carl F. (son, born in June of 1892 in California, age 8), and Ray (son, born in March of 1894 in California, age 6).

On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 306 (Pasadena) in Los Angeles County, California (dated April 27 & 28, 1910), Eli H. Hockett is listed as the head of the household for house #212, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, born in Iowa, parents born in Indiana, 2nd marriage, married for 4 years, and he's 66. He appears to be living by himself.

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 142 (Assembly District 62) in Los Angeles County, California (dated January 8 & 9, 1920), Eli Hockett is listed as the head of the household for house #267, he's no longer working, born in Iowa, father born in Indiana, mother born in North Carolina, and he's 76 years old. Also listed is Eliza (wife, born in Illinois, father born in Iowa, mother born in Indiana, age 63).

    The children of ELI HOCKETT and SYNTHIA FARNHAM are:

    1. ELMA ELIZABETH HOCKETT, b. March 26, 1878, Mt. Tabor, Multnomah County, Oregon, m. LEE R. WILLIS.
    2. FRANK FREDERICK HOCKETT, b. September 1, 1879, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, d. August 3, 1933, m. FRIEDA SHULTZ.
    3. EMMA HOCKETT, b. January 6, 1881, Colfax, Placer County, California, d. November 15, 1887, Blossom, Lamar County, Texas.
      Notes: Emma is buried at the town burying grounds in Blossom with Tommy, Kertie, and Lennie, to the left of Frank Hockett's first wife. The place is marked by a tombstone at the head of Anna Hockett.
    4. JOHN WINFIELD HOCKETT, b. March 21, 1882, Colfax, Placer County, California, d. April 14, 1960, Oildale, Kern County, California, m. MINNIE BELLE SMITH.
    5. MARTHA MAY HOCKETT, b. October 13, 1883, Colfax, Placer County, California, d. April 28, 1906, Escondido, San Diego County, California, m. ALFRED FOX. He was b. 1879.
      Notes: Martha was born on her grandfather John Hockett's 60th birthday.
    6. TOMMY L. HOCKETT, b. December 28, 1884, Burr Oak, Jewell County, Kansas, d. June 4, 1885, Blossom, Lamar County, Texas.
    7. KERTIE HOCKETT, b. February 12, 1886, Blossom, Lamar County, Texas, d. June 28, 1886, Blossom, Lamar County, Texas.
    8. LENNIE HOCKETT, b. April 12, 1887, Blossom, Lamar County, Texas, d. July 5, 1887, Blossom, Lamar County, Texas.
    9. EARNEST CHRISTIAN HOCKETT, b. September 18, 1888, El Cajon Heights, San Diego County, California, d. October 3, 1888, El Cajon Heights, San Diego County, California.
    10. ETHEL MARGARET HOCKETT, b. October 24, 1889, El Cajon Heights, San Diego County, California, d. May 1974, Shafter, Kern County, California, m. WILLIAM CHAMBERS.
    11. ELLA MAUDE HOCKETT, b. January 8, 1891, El Cajon Heights, San Diego County, California, d. February 11, 1959, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, m. CHARLES ELMER GANN.
    12. CARL F. HOCKETT, b. June 17, 1892, Alpine, San Diego County, California, d. March 21, 1964, Fresno, County, California, m. HILDA GRABIL.
    13. RAY HOCKETT, b. March 25, 1894, Alpine, San Diego County, California, d. January 18, 1946, San Diego, San Diego County, California.

    (This information comes from Shirley Hockett Conley, Bob Hockett, Cari Beck, and other sources)







JOHN HOCKETT, son of ISAAC HOCKETT and SARAH FRAZIER, was born October 9, 1823 in Randolph County, Indiana, and died March 11, 1896 in Burr Oak, Jewell County, Kansas. He married (1) ELIZABETH PIDGEON, October 22, 1842 in Salem, Henry County, Iowa. She was born September 11, 1822 in Springfield, Guilford County, North Carolina, and died February 10, 1848 in California. He married (2) REBECCA GRAY on July 27, 1848, Henry County, Iowa. She was born about 1833 in Indiana. He married (3) ELIZABETH INGRAH HESTING in 1870 in Missouri. She was born in 1845.

Notes: On page 18 of the 1850 census for Tippecanoe (Division 2) in Henry County, Iowa (dated November 12, 1850), John Hockett is listed as the head of the household for house #1337, he's a farmer, born in Indiana, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (born in Indiana, age 17), Eli (born in Iowa, age 7), Guilelma (born in Iowa, age 3), and Elizabeth (born in Iowa, age 1).

On page 12 of the 1856 Iowa state census Providence in Hardin County, John Hockett is listed as the head of the household for house #17, he's a farmer, born in Indiana, living in Iowa for 17 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (born in Indiana, living in Iowa for 8 years, age 23), Eli (born in Iowa, age 12), Guly E. (born in Iowa, age 8), Mary (born in Iowa, age 4), and Lydia M. (born in Iowa, age 1).

On pages 7 & 8 of the 1860 census for Providence in Hardin County, Iowa (dated July 6, 1860), J. Hockett is listed as the head of the household for house #587, he's a farmer, born in Indiana, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are R. Hockett (female, born in Indiana, age 27), E. Hockett (male, born in Iowa, age 16), G. Hockett (female, born in Iowa, age 12), M. Hockett (female, born in Iowa, age 8), L. Hockett (female, born in Iowa, age 5), A. Hockett (male, born in Iowa, age 3), and F. Hockett (female, born in Iowa, age 1).

On page 27 of the 1870 census for Flat Creek in Barry County, Missouri (dated June 26, 1870), John Hockett is listed as the head of the house hold for house #189, he's a farmer, born in Indiana, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Lydia Hockett (born in Iowa, age 15), Absalom Hockett (born in Iowa, age 12), Frances (male, born in Iowa, age 11), Sarah Hockett (born in Iowa, age 8), Clara (born in Iowa, age 7), Levi (male, born in Iowa, age 5), Willie (born in Iowa, age 3), Joshua Dobbins (born in North Carolina, age 23), and Mary Dobbins (born in Iowa, age 18).

On page 19 of the 1880 census for District 124 (Burr Oak) in Jewell County, Kansas (dated June 21 & 22, 1880), John is found living with his daughter. Thomas Lewis is listed as the head of the household for house #308, he's a farmer, born in Indiana, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Lydia (wife, born in Iowa, age 24), Clara Hockett (sister-in-law, born in Iowa, age 15), Levi Hockett (brother-in-law, born in Iowa, age 14), May Hockett (sister-in-law, born in Missouri, age 6), Annie Hockett (sister-in-law, born in Missouri, age 4), Nettie Hockett (sister-in-law, born in Missouri, age 2), and John Hockett (father-in-law, born in Indiana, age 54).

    The children of JOHN HOCKETT and ELIZABETH PIDGEON are:

    1. ELI HOCKETT, b. July 22, 1843, Salem, Henry County, Iowa, d. April 19, 1925, m. (1) SYNTHIA JANE FARNHAM, m. (2) ELIZA (unknown last name).
    2. GUILELMA E. HOCKETT, b. 1847, Iowa.

    The children of JOHN HOCKETT and REBECCA GRAY are:

    1. ELIZABETH HOCKETT, b. 1849, Iowa.
    2. MARY HOCKETT, b. 1852, Iowa.
    3. LYDIA M. HOCKETT, b. 1855, Iowa.

    The children of JOHN HOCKETT and ELIZABETH INGRAH HESTING are:

    1. LONZO HOCKETT, b. April 1871.
    2. MAY HOCKETT, b. January 13, 1873.
    3. ANNA HOCKETT, b. July 19, 1874.
    4. JEANETTE HOCKETT, b. June 30, 1877.

    (This information comes from "The Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy," by William Wade Hinshaw, Shirley Hockett Conley, Bob Hockett, Cari Beck, and other sources)







JONATHAN J. SMITH was born about 1824 in Indiana. He married MARY C. (unknown last name). She was born about 1829 in Kentucky.

Notes: On page 22 of the 1860 census for Township 2 in Tulare County, California (dated July 23, 1860), Johathan Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #174, he's a farmer, born in Indiana, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Mary (born in Kentucky, age 23), Israel (born in Missouri, age 12), Mariah (born in Missouri, age 10), George (born in California, age 7), Jane (born in California, age 5), Louisa (born in California, age 3), Anna (born in California, age 8 months), and Sethe Smith (laborer, born in Indiana, age 26).

On page 68 of the 1870 census for Jackson County, Oregon (dated July 26, 1870), Jonathan J. Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #609, he's a farmer, born in Indiana, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Mary C. (born in Kentucky, age 41), Uriel C. (laborer, born in Missouri, age 22), Louisa E. (born in California, age 13), Julia A. (born in California, age 8), Alice (born in Oregon, age 5), Eugene (born in Oregon, age 2), and John B. Farley (school teacher, born in Ireland, age 37).

On page 15 of the 1880 census for District 34 (Township 2) in Amador County, California (dated June 8 & 9, 1880), Mary C. Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #192, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and she's 51 years old. Also listed are Julia (daughter, born in California, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, age 18), Alice N. (daughter, born in Oregon, age 15), Eugene (son, born in Oregon, age 12), Marggie (daughter, born in Oregon, age 8), and Sanford Smith (nephew, farm laborer, born in California, parents born in Indiana, age 20).

    The children of JONATHAN SMITH and MARY C. (unknown last name) are:

    1. URIEL C. SMITH, b. 1848, Missouri.
    2. MARIAH SMITH, b. 1850, Missouri.
    3. GEORGE SMITH, b. 1853, California.
    4. JANE SMITH, b. 1855, California.
    5. LOUISA E. SMITH, b. 1857, California.
    6. ANNA SMITH, b. 1859, California, d. before 1870.
    7. JULIA A. SMITH, b. 1862, California.
    8. ALICE N. SMITH, b. 1865, California.
    9. EUGENE SMITH, b. 1868, California.
    10. MARGARET SMITH, b. 1872, California.







TIMOTHY FARNHAM was born July 20, 1812 in Maine, died April 24, 1892 in Tulare County, California, and is buried in Vandalia Cemetery in Porterville, Tulare County, California. He married MARGARET ROSE, daughter of JOHN ROSE and SARAH BAKER. She was born October 6, 1816 in Ohio, and died about 1854.

Notes: Some of the information from this line came from a file that came from the LDS Church (Mormon) Family History Center. The file is titled "Genealogies of Sarah Bristow, Hannah Prothero, and Samuel Miles - FHL US/CAN Fil [599057 Item 2], number 0599057."

On page 16 of the 1850 census for Winchester in Scott County, Illinois (dated September 15, 1850), Timothy Farnum is listed as the head of the household for house #110, he's a laborer, born in Maine, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Margaret (born in Ohio, age 34), John R. (born in Illinois, age 6), and Courdia M. (born in Illinois, age 1).

On page 1 of the 1880 census for District 102 (Plano) in Tulare County, California (dated June 7, 1880), Timothy Farnham can be found living in the home of his daughter. L. W. Martin [Lemuel Wesley Martin] is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Illinois, father born in Tennessee, mother born in North Carolina, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are C. M. [Cornelia, wife, born in Illinois, father born in Maine, mother born in Ohio, age 30), M. L. [Margarette Louisa] (daughter, born in California, age 7), N. (son, born in California, age 2), T. Farnham [Timothy] (boarder, widowed, farmer, born in Maine, parents born in Maine, age 67), and J. W. Martin [John] (boarder, widowed, teacher, born in Illinois, father born in Tennessee, mother born in North Carolina). J. W. Martin is Lemuel's brother.

    The children of TIMOTHY FARNHAM and MARGARET ROSE are:

    1. JOHN REDMAND FARNHAM, b. February 11, 1844, Greene County, Illinois, and died January 15, 1933.
    2. CORNELIA MARGARET FARNHAM, b. October 6, 1848, Greene County, Illinois, d. April 3, 1895, m. LEMUEL WESLEY MARTIN.
    3. SYNTHIA JANE FARNHAM, b. October 13, 1851, Greene County, Illinois, d. December 15, 1900, Los Alamitos, Orange County, California, m. ELI HOCKETT.
    4. MARY FARNHAM, b. 1854.

    (This information comes from Dennis Prothero and other sources)







JAMES M. MARTIN was born about 1809 in Tennessee. He married ELIZABETH (unknown last name). She was born about 1807 in North Carolina.

Notes: Some of the information from this line came from a file that came from the LDS Church (Mormon) Family History Center. The file is titled "Genealogies of Sarah Bristow, Hannah Prothero, and Samuel Miles - FHL US/CAN Fil [599057 Item 2], number 0599057." James, Elizabeth and several members of their family are found living close to one another in Tulare County, California in 1870.

On page 16 of the 1850 census for North of Apple Creek in Greene County, Illinois (dated November 19, 1850), J. M. Martin is listed as the head of the household for house #261, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in North Carolina, age 43), Thomas L. (born in Illinois, age 19), James M. (born in Illinois, age 17), Richmond C. T. (born in Illinois, age 16), Lewis A. (born in Illinois, age 14), Lemuel (born in Illinois, age 8), and John W. (born in Illinois, age 6).

On page 6 of the 1870 census for Tule River in Tulare County, California (dated June 24, 1870), James M. Martin is listed as the head of the household for house #61, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in North Carolina, age 63), Lemuel W. (farm laborer, born in Illinois, age 26), and John W. (son, farm laborer, born in Illinois, age 25). There is a William Martin, his wife Nancy, and their family in house #66, that could possibly be a child of James and Elizabeth. William is 43 years old and born in Tennessee and Nancy is 32 years old and born in Illinois. Their children are Rece (b. Texas, age 16), Asbury (b. Texas, age 14), Mary J. (b. Arizona, age 9), Cetha (b. California, age 5), and Allie (b. California, age 2). There is also a Dennis (possibly Dermis) Martin (b. Missouri, age 20) in house #70. His occupation is listed as "herding cattle."

    The children of JAMES MARTIN and ELIZABETH (unknown last name) are:

    1. THOMAS L. MARTIN, b. 1831, Illinois, m. SARAH E. (unknown last name).
    2. JAMES M. MARTIN JR., b. 1833, Illinois.
    3. RICHMOND C. T. MARTIN, b. 1834, Illinois, m. MARY J. (unknown last name).
    4. LEWIS A. MARTIN, b. 1836, Illinois, d. 1875-1880, California, m. MARTHA A. (unknown last name).
    5. LEMUEL WESLEY MARTIN, b. 1842, Illinois, m. CORNELIA MARGARET FARNHAM.
    6. JOHN W. MARTIN, b. 1844, Illinois.
      Notes: John Martin can be found living with his brother Lemuel in 1880. He's 36 years old and a teacher.

    (This information comes from Dennis Prothero and other sources)







ELIZABETH SPRADLIN, daughter of JAMES S. SPRADLIN JR. and TEMPERANCE JANE HITCHCOCK, was born about 1859 in Kentucky and died about 1936. She married WILLIAM BENJAMIN CAUDILL, January 17, 1878. He was born about 1853, and died about 1887.

Notes: On page 21 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 12, 1880), William B. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #120, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), and J. Franklin (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 19 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Elisabeth Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #161, she's a farmer, widowed, born in May of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, ans she's 40 years old. Also listed are Jerry F. (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 21), and John E. (son, born in September of 1880 in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1910), Elizebeth Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #9, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, and she's 48 years old. Also listed is John E. (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 28). The are living next to widowed daughter Jincy.

On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 38 (Jennies Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 12, 1920), John E. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farmer, single, born in Kentucky, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 60), Jincy Adams (sister, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 37), Miles Adams (nephew, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), and Frank Adams (nephew, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), John E. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #85, he's a farmer, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 69), Jincy Adams (sister, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 14, age 46), Miles Adams (nephew, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 31), Frank Adams (nephew, married, laborer for the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 28, age 28), and Goldie Adams (niece, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 20).

    The children of ELIZABETH SPRADLIN and WILLIAM CAUDILL are:

    1. JERRY FRANKLIN CAUDILL, b. December 23, 1878, Johnson County, d. 1907, m. JUNETTA IRENE MAY.
    2. JOHN ELBERT CAUDILL, b. 1881, d. 1943.
    3. JINCY LOU CAUDILL, b. 1884, d. 1970, m. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS. He was b. August 14, 1878, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. 1904.
      Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 494 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. According to that book, John Quincy Adams and his sister Charity were raised by Mary Jane Fairchild and Daniel Spradlin after their parents died.
      John Quincy Adams was also the brother of George Washington Adams.
      According to Kentucky birth records, John Adams was born August 14, 1878 in Johnson County to William Adams (b. Kentucky) and Rachel Baldwin (b. Kentucky).







EMMA MAXINE BASS, daughter of MABEL NORRIS and THEODORE BASS, was born July 20, 1919, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. January 7, 2009, Lakeway, Travis County, Texas. She married STIRGIL BARNETT, son of GEORGE FLEMING BARNETT and TIBITHA FRAZIER, February 4, 1939 in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky. He was born December 22, 1907 in Wayne County, West Virginia, and died April 16, 2002 in Carrollton, Denton County, Texas.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Emma M. Bass was born July 20, 1919 in Boyd County to Mabel Norris.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Emma Maxine Barnett was born July 20, 1919, and died January 7, 2009. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and her last place of residence was in Austin, Travis County, Texas.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Stirgil Barnett was born December 22, 1907, and died April 16, 2002. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Carrollton, Denton County, Texas.

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 19 (Huntington) in Cabell County, West Virginia (dated April 6, 1910), Flem Burnett is listed as the head of the household for house #35, he's a pipeliner for the gas company, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 4 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Tobitha (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 25), Virgil (son, born in West Virginia, age 2), and Sturgil (son, born in West Virginia, age 1).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 49 (Dorchester) in Macoupin County, Illinois (dated January 14 & 15, 1920), G. F. Barnett is listed as the head of the household for house #113, he's a gas field supervisor, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Tabetha (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, age 36), Virgil (son, born in West Virginia, age 12), Stergel (son, born in West Virginia, age 11), Grace (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 9), Charles (son, born in West Virginia, age 6), and Edith (daughter, born in Illinois, age 2 years 2 months).

On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 3-10 (Scott) in Boone County, West Virginia (dated April 7, 1930), George F. Barnett is listed as the head of the household for house #4, he's a foreman in the gas fields, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Tabitha (wife, born in West Virginia, parents born in West Virginia, first married at 21, age 45), Virgil J. (son, single, laborer in the gas fields, born in West Virginia, age 23), Stirgil (son, single, truck driver, born in West Virginia, age 22), Grace (daughter, born in West Virginia, age 20), Charles (son, born in West Virginia, age 16), Edith (daughter, born in Illinois, age 13), Hazel (daughter, born in Illinois, age 11), Albert (son, born in West Virginia, age 8), George F. Jr. (son, born in West Virginia, age 6), and Richard (son, born in West Virginia, age 2 years 1 month).

On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 6-7A (Huntington) in Cabell County, West Virginia (dated April 15, 1940), Stirgil Barnet is listed as the head of the household for house #182, he's a mechanic in a garage, born in West Virginia, he was living in Danville, West Virginia, in 1935, he has 1 year of high school, and he's 32 years old. Also listed is Maxine (wife, born in Kentucky, she was living in rural Lawrence County, Ohio, in 1935, 1 year of high school, age 20).

    The children of EMMA BASS and STIRGIL BARNETT are:

    1. LAWANA JOYCE BARNETT.
    2. DARREL LEW BARNETT.

    (This information comes from Joyce Loegel and other sources)







BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PICKLESIMER, son of PHOEBE ANN RICE and SAMUEL PICKLESIMER, was born September 14, 1863 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 16, 1948 in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rice Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married ELIZA ANN PELPHREY, daughter of JOHN W. PELPHREY and MARGARET DAY, January 3, 1884 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born June 11, 1864 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 24, 1911 in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 314 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can be found on page 472 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall.

According to his death certificate, Benjamin Franklin Picklesimer died July 16, 1948 in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Infirmity of old age." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as September 14, 1863, his marital status as widowed, his parents as Samuel Picklesimer (b. Johnson County) and Phoebia Rice (b. Johnson County), the informant as Elizabeth Salyer of Ashland, Kentucky, and the burial place as Staffordsville.

According to his obituary, Ben F. Picklesimer (age 84), son of Samuel and Phoeba Rice Picklesimer, was born September 14, 1863 in Johnson County, died July 16, 1948 at the Sitka home of his daughter, and was buried in Sitka Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eliza Pelphrey, 34 years prior; and 3 children. He was survived by 2 sons, W. N. Picklesimer (of Williamson, West Virginia) and C. H. Picklesimer (Williamson); 5 daughters, Elizabeth Salyer (Ashland), Rosie Picklesimer (Springfield, Missouri), Marie McGuire (Olive Hill), Margarett Picklesimer (Niagara, New York), and Mrs. William Rice (Sitka); 1 sister, Mrs. Celia Rice; 19 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Ben F. Picklesimer lived from September 14, 1863 to July 16, 1948, and was buried in Rice Cemetery on Little Mud Lick Road.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Benjamine F. Pickilsill died July 16, 1948 in Johnson County at the age of 84. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Eliza Pelphrey Picklesimer died May 24, 1911 in Jennies Creek from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as June 11, 1864, her marital status as married, her parents as Jno. Pelphrey (b. Kentucky) and Margarett Day (b. Kentucky), the informant as James Pelphrey of Riceville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Riceville.

On page 44 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1900), Benjamin F. Picklesimer is listed as the head of the household for house #377, he's a farmer, born in September of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Eliza (wife, born in June of 1864 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 35), Neuton (son, born in November of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Elisabeth (daughter, born in November of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Maud (daughter, born in April of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Edna (daughter, born in February of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Harry (son, born in May of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), William (son, born in November of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), and Charley (son, born in May of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 73 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Benjamin F. Picklesimer is listed as the head of the household for house #70, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 25 years, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Liza (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and all are still living, age 45), Edna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Harry (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Charlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Rosa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Merie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Mararet [sic] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 4 months).

On page 21 of the 1920 census for District 30 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 23, 1920), B. F. Picklesimer is listed as the head of the household for house #74, he's a farmer, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Margret (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 36 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 13, 1930), there is a B. F. Picklesimer found living in the home of Crate Rice that is probably the Benjamin F. Picklesimer being researched here, even though the age isn't the same. Crate Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #168, he's a dairyman, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are June E. [hard to read] (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 25), Fred C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Harold B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Alice Joy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and B. F. Picklesimer (servant, widowed, farm laborer for others, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 60).

    The children of BEN PICKLESIMER and ELIZA PELPHREY are:

    1. NEWTON PICKLESIMER, b. November 11, 1884, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 30, 1946, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, buried in Arlington County, Virginia, m. (1) ZENA L. THEOBALD, m. (2) CATHERINE AGNES "AGNES" SHUTE.
    2. ELIZABETH PICKLESIMER, b. November 1886, Kentucky, d. November 6, 1970, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. SHANKLIN SALYER.
      Notes: Elizabeth Picklesimer had no children.
      According to her obituary, Elizabeth Picklesimer Salyer (age 84), daughter of Ben and Liza Pelphrey Picklesimer, was a resident of Paintsville at the time of her death. She was born in Johnson County, died November 6, 1970 in a local hospital, and was buried in Ashland Cemetery. She was survived by her husband, Shanklin Salyer; 1 brother, Charlie Picklesimer; and 3 sisters, Edna Rice of Sitka, Margaret Melvin of Niangua, Missouri, and Rosa Tippi of Springfield, Ohio. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. MAUD PICKLESIMER, b. April 22, 1899, Kentucky, d. June 3, 1916, Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown), about 1905.
      Notes: Maud Picklesimer is found living with the Andrew W. Rice family in 1910.
      According to her death certificate, Maude Picklesimer died June 3, 1916 in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from puerperal septicemea and peritonitis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as April 22, 1899, her marital status as divorced, her occupation as general housework for hotels, her parents as Ben F. Picklesimer (b. Kentucky) and Eliza Pelphrey (b. Kentucky), the informant as Ben F. Picklesimer of Riceville, Kentucky, and the burial place as Sam M. Patrick Cemetery.
    4. EDNA PICKLESIMER, b. February 12, 1891, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 25, 1975, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM R. RICE.
    5. HARRY PICKLESIMER, b. May 30, 1894, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 17, 1911, Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Harry Picklesimer died August 17, 1911 in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from typhoid fever. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as May 30, 1894, his marital status as single, his occupation as farm laborer, his parents as Benjamin Picklesimer (b. Johnson County) and Eliza Pelphrey (b. Johnson County), and the burial place as Sam M. Patrick Cemetery.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Harry Picklesiur died August 17, 1911 in Johnson County.
    6. WILLIAM M. "WILLIE" PICKLESIMER, b. November 29, 1895, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 9, 1963, Mingo County, West Virginia, m. ALMA MAY.
    7. CHARLES H. PICKLESIMER, b. August 12, 1898, Kentucky, d. May 4, 1971, Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia, m. JOSEPHINE SMITH.
    8. ROSA PICKLESIMER, b. 1902, Kentucky, m. (1) CLYDE MELVIN, m. (2) (unknown first name) TIPTON.
    9. MARIE PICKLESIMER, b. 1906, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) MCGUIRE.
    10. MARGARET PICKLESIMER, b. December 27, 1908, Kentucky, d. September 29, 1990, Missouri, m. CLYDE MELVIN.







BESSIE O'BRYAN, daughter of ROSA LEE SALYER and HARRISON O'BRYAN, was born December 2, 1912 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 20, 2005 in Grove City, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Pleasant Cemetery in Mt. Sterling, Madison County, Ohio. She married THURMAN SPRADLIN, son of JAMES WINFIELD SPRADLIN and MARY JANE SELVAGE. He was born July 27, 1911 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 8, 1987 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Pleasant Cemetery in Mt. Sterling, Madison County, Ohio.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bessie Obryan was born December 2, 1912 in Johnson County to Rosa Salyer.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Thurman Spradlin was born July 27, 1911 in Johnson County to Mary Selvage.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Bessie Spradlin lived from December 2, 1912 to November 20, 2005, and was buried in Pleasant Cemetery in Mount Sterling, Madison County, Ohio, and that Thurman Spradlin lived from July 27, 1911 to May of 1987 [blocked by flower], and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her obituary, Bessie O'Bryan Spradlin (age 92), daughter of Harry and Rosa Lee Salyer O'Bryan, was born December 2, 1912 in Paintsville, died November 20, 2005 in Monterey Care Center in Grove City, Ohio, and was buried in Pleasant Cemetery in Mt. Sterling, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman Spradlin; 2 sons, Bradley and Wilford Spradlin; and 1 daughter-in-law, Shirley. She was survived by 5 sons, Wendell (Carol) Spradlin (of Mt. Sterling), Robert Spradlin (London, Ohio), Victor (Kay) Spradlin (Columbus, Ohio), Marvin (Susan) Spradlin (Circleville, Ohio), Kenneth (Sandy) Spradlin (Mt. Sterling); 1 daughter, Jewel (Mac) Nida (West Virginia); 2 daughters-in-law, Bernice Spradlin (Derby, Ohio) and Wilma Spradlin (Columbus, Ohio); 1 sister, Edna Salyer (Paintsville, Kentucky); 24 grandchildren; and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bessie Spradlin was born December 2, 1912, and died November 20, 2005. She received her Social Security card in 1962 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Grove City, Franklin County, Ohio.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Thurman Spradlin was born July 27, 1911, and died in May of 1987. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Orient, Pickaway County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Thurman Spradlin was born about 1912 in Kentucky, and died May 8, 1987 in Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Columbus at the age of 75. He was living in Pickaway County and married at the time of his death.

On page 11 of the 1940 census for District 49-15 (Range Township) in Madison County, Ohio (dated April 26, 1940), Thurman Spradlin is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Johnson County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Bessie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 27), Bradley (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Wilfred (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Wendell (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Robert Lee (son, born in Ohio, age 11 months), and E. C. Bobbs (boarder, separated, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Lawrence County, Kentucky, in 1935, 3rd grade education, ageg 42).

    The children of BESSIE O'BRYAN and THURMAN SPRADLIN are:

    1. WILLIAM BRADLEY SPRADLIN, b. January 8, 1932, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William B. Spradlin was born January 8, 1932 in Johnson County to Bessie Obryan.
    2. WILFORD SPRADLIN, b. March 5, 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wilford Spradlin was born March 5, 1934 in Johnson County to Bessie Obryan.
    3. WENDELL SPRADLIN, b. 1937, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CAROL (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wendile Spradlin was born in Johnson County to Bessie Obryan.
    4. ROBERT LEE SPRADLIN, b. 1939, Ohio.
    5. VICTOR SPRADLIN, m. KAY (unknown last name).
    6. MARVIN SPRADLIN, m. SUSAN (unknown last name).
    7. KENNETH SPRADLIN, m. SANDY (unknown last name).
    8. JEWEL SPRADLIN, m. MAC NIDA.







ALICE "ALLIE" RICE, daughter of CATHERINE B. CONLEY and ANDREW JACKSON RICE, was born August 22, 1881 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 5, 1936 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married NEWTON HENRY HACKWORTH, son of JOHN HACKWORTH and MARY KENDRICK, about 1904. He was October 22, 1876 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died December 1, 1949 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. Newton Henry Hackworth married (2) ROSA ROSE. She was born about 1900 in Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 352 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on page 479 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Allie Rice was born August 22, 1881 in Johnson County, and married N. H. Hackworth, son of John Hackworth of Floyd County. They had several children and lived in Ashland, Kentucky.

Newton Henry Hackworth was the brother of Nancy Jane Kendrick and James Franklin Hackworth.

According to Kentucky birth records, Newton H. Hackworth was born October 22, 1876 in Floyd County to John Hackworth (b. Floyd County) and May Kendrick (b. Virginia).

When Newton H. Hackworth's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Ashland, that his closest relative was Alie Hackworth of Ashland, and that he was born in 1876. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

Information found on findagrave.com photos of their headstones shows that Allie Hackworth lived from 1881 to 1936, and was buried in Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum in Ashland, and that Newton Hackworth lived from 1876 to 1949 and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Mrs. Allie Rice Hackworth died February 5, 1936 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from breast cancer. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, Kentucky, her birth date as August 22, 1880, her marital status as married, her husband as Newton H. Hackworth, her parents as Andrew J. Rice (b. Johnson County) and Catherine Conley (b. Johnson County), the informant as Mrs. Harry Woods of Ashland, and the burial place as Rose Hill Burial Park.

According to her obituary, Allie Rice Hackworth, daughter of Andrew and Cathryn Conley Rice (both natives of Johnson County), died at home in Summit in February of 1936 after an illness of 6 months. She was survived by her husband, N. H. Hackworth; 5 sons, Herman Hackworth (Ashland), Homer Hackworth (Ashland), Joe Hackworth (still at home), Allen Hackworth (still at home), and John Hackworth (still at home); 2 daughters, Mrs. Harry Woods (Ashland), Wanda Hackworth (still home); 3 brothers, Fred Rice (Westwood), Millard Rice (Beaver), B. G. Rice (Garrett); 2 sisters, Mrs. N. P. Ricee (Portsmouth, Ohio) and Mrs. Arthur Trimble (Ivyton); and 2 grandchildren, Barbara Ann Woods and Hannah Lou Hackworth.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Allie Hackworth died February 5, 1936 in Boyd County at the age of 54. She was living in Ashland at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, Newton Henry Hackworth died December 1, 1949 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from a coronary occlusion. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Ivyton, Kentucky, his birth date as October 21, 1876, his marital status as married, his occupation as retired farmer, his parents as John Hackworth and Mary Catherine Conley, the informant as John A. Hackworth, and the burial place as Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Newton H. Hackworth died December 1, 1949 in Boyd County at the age of 73. He was living in Boyd County at the time of his death.

On page 27 of the 1880 census for District 37 (Prestonsburg - Abbott And Hager Shoal) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1880), John Hackworth is listed as the head of the household for house #240, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 42), Evan A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), James K. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), William H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Julia B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Newton H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Margaret Handshoe (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 64).

On page 27 of the 1900 census for District 37 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), John Hackworth [hard to read] is listed as the head of the household for house #225, he's a farmer, born in October of 1864 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, married for 8 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in July of 1867 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, married for 8 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 32), Rissa (daughter, born in October of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Orla (son, born in October of 1899 in Kentucky, age 7 months), Mary Hackworth [Mary Kendrick] (mother, widowed, born in March of 1837 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 63), Evan Hackworth (brother, single, farmer, born in March of 1876 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 38), Newton Hackworth (brother, single, farmer, born in October of 1876 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 23), and Malcolm Kendrick (cousin, single, farm laborer, born in June of 1872 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 27).

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 63 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), N. H. Hackworth is listed as the head of the household for house #64, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Allie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 28), Irene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Herman (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Thomas Hackworth (cousin, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36).

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 18 (Geyer Bridge) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 1920), Newton H. Hackworth is listed as the head of the household for house #58, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Allie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Irene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Herman (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Joe (son, born in Kentucky, age 5 years 3 months), and Newton A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 4 months). They are living next to Newton's brother James.

On pages 12 & 13 of the 1930 census for District 10-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 8 & 9, 1930), Newton H. Hackworth is listed as the head of the household for house #114, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 27, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Allie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 48), Herman (son, single, timekeeper in the gas fields, born in Kentucky, age 23), Homer (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Joe R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Allen (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Wanda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and John (son, born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 31 of the 1940 census for District 10-10 in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), Newton H. Hackworth is listed as the head of the household for house #241, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has 4 years of high school, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 40), Homer (son, divorced, construction laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 32), Joe R. (son, separated, truck driver, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 2 years of high school, age 26), Allen (son, single, building construction laborer, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 21), John A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Oscar Rose (step-son, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 18).

    The children of ALLIE RICE and NEWTON HACKWORTH are:

    1. IRENE HACKWORTH, b. November 14, 1904, Kentucky, d. September 1983, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. HARRY W. WOODS.
    2. HERMAN HACKWORTH, b. 1907, Kentucky.
    3. W. HOMER "HOMER" HACKWORTH, b. February 18, 1908, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. September 20, 1945, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Homer Hackworth died September 20, 1945 in Ashland, Boyd county, Kentucky, when he was hit by a train. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Floyd County, his birth date as February 18, 1908, his marital status as single, his occupation as truck driver, his parents as Newton H. Hackworth (b. Floyd County) and Alice Rice (b. Johnson County), the informant as H. M. Hackworth of Ashland, and the burial place as Rose Hill Burial Park.
    4. JOE R. HACKWORTH, b. 1914, Kentucky.
    5. NEWTON ALLEN HACKWORTH, b. August 3, 1918, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. January 12, 1992, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Newton H. Hackworth was born August 3, 1918 in Boyd County to Alice Rice.
      Information found on findagrave.com shows that Newton Allen Hackworth lived from August 3, 1918 to January 12, 1992, and was buried in Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
    6. WANDA L. HACKWORTH, b. April 14, 1921, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wanda L. Hackworth was born April 14, 1921 in Boyd County to Ollie Rice.
    7. WALTER HACKWORTH, b. April 14, 1921, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. July 29, 1921, Summit, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Walter Hackworth was born in Boyd County to Ollie Rice.
      According to his death certificate, Walter Hackworth died July 29, 1921 in Summit, Boyd County, Kentucky, from cholera infantum. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as April 14, 1921, his parents as N. H. Hackworth (b. Kentucky) and Allie Rice (b. Kentucky), the informant as J. I. Hackworth of Ashland, and the burial place as Rice Cemetery in Ashland.
    8. JOHN A. HACKWORTH, b. 1923, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John Hackworth was born in Boyd County to Allie Rits.







DONA BLAIR, daughter of ELIZABETH SALYER and LEWIS G. BLAIR, was born September 6, 1897 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 27, 1975 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married ARCHIE CRACE, son of WILLIAM RILEY CRACE and JULIA JACKSON, December 20, 1913 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born May 15, 1894 in Kentucky, died December 29, 1974 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Adams Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Dona Blair (parents b. Johnson County, age 16) married Archie Crace (age 19) on December 20, 1913 in Johnson County.

When Archie Crace's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Ballot, Magoffin County, that he was married, and that he was born May 10, 1894 in Ballot. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and light-colored hair.

According to her obituary, Dona Green Crace [sic], daughter of the late Lewis and Elizabeth Salyer Green [sic], was a resident of Oil Springs at the time of her death. She was born September 6, 1897 in Johnson County, died October 27, 1975 in Paintsville Hospital following and extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Crace, on December 29, 1974. She was survived by 1 son [brother?], Ross Blair, of Oil Springs. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dona Crace was born September 6, 1897, and died in October of 1975. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 through the Railroad Board, and her last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Dona Crace died October 27, 1975 in Johnson County at the age of 78.

According to his obituary, Archie Crace, son of the late William and Julia Jackson Crace, was born Mary 15, 1894, died December 29, 1974 in a local hospital following a 2 week illness, and was buried in the Adams Cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by his wife, Dona Blair Crace. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Archie Crace was born May 15, 1894, and died in December of 1974. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Archie Crace died December 29, 1974 in Johnson County at the age of 80.

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 13 & 14, 1920), Archie Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #91, he's a blacksmith, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed is Dona (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22). They are living next to Dona's parents.

On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Archie Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 31 years old. Also listed is Dona (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 27). It's unknown why the ages don't match up with the previous census reports. They are living next to Archie's brother, Albert, and his father and step-mother is in house #110.

On page 26 of the 1940 census for District 77-5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1940), Archie Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #191, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 43 years old. Also listed is Dora [sic] (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 43).

    The child of DONA BLAIR and ARCHIE CRACE is:

    1. MARIA CRACE, b. May 25, 1915, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. June 25, 1915, State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Marie Crase was born May 25, 1915 in Magoffin County to Dona Blair.
      According to her death certificate, Maria Crace died June 25, 1915 in State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from unknown causes. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, Kentucky, her birth date as May 25, 1915, her parents as Archie Crace (b. Magoffin County) and Dona Blair (b. Johnson County), the informant as William Crace of Oil Springs, and the burial place as Wiley Litteral Graveyard.







MARY BLAIR, daughter of ELIZABETH SALYER and LEWIS G. BLAIR, was born October 30, 1901 in Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, died June 23, 1969 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married IRA HEBERN "HEBERN" SCOTT, son of ALONZO SCOTT and CORDELIA A. MEADE, about 1915. He was born January 24, 1893 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died June 25, 1949 in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Ira Hebern Scott was the brother of Dora Scott and John M. Scott.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Alonzo Scott (age 22) married Corda A. Mead (age 17) on April 16, 1883 in Johnson County.

When Hebern Scott's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Conley, Kentucky, that he was married, and that he was born January 24, 1893 in Ballot, Kentucky. He was found to be tall, of medium build, he had blue eyes (only one), and he had brown hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

According to her obituary, Mary Blair Scott (age 67), daughter of the late Lewis and Lizzie Salyer Blair, was a lifelong resident of Swamp Branch. She was born October 30, 1901, died June 23, 1969 in King's Daughters Hospital in Ashland after an illness of 1 week, and was buried in the family cemetery in Swamp Branch. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hebern Scott. She was survived by 3 sons, Buck Scott (of Swamp Branch), Hebern Scott Jr. (South Charleston, Ohio), and Thomas Scott (South Charleston, Ohio); 6 daughters, Mrs. Hazel Jackson (Stock Bridge, Michigan), Mrs. Hager Hannah (Swamp Branch), Mrs. Kathleen Litteral (Swamp Branch), Mrs. Edna Mae Blanton (Swamp Branch), Mrs. Cledith Hannah (South Solon, Ohio), and Mrs. Margie May (Springfield, Ohio); 2 brothers, Homer Blair (Oil Springs) and Ross Blair (Oil Springs); 2 sisters, Mrs. Dona Crace (Oil Springs) and Mrs. Lula Blevins (Paintsville); 49 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mary Scott died June 23, 1969 in Boyd County at the age of 67. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, Hebern Scott died June 25, 1949 at home in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from arterial sclerosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as January 24, 1893, his marital status as married, his parents as Lon Scott and (unknown), the informant as Kathleen Litteral, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as the family cemetery in Riceville.

According to his obituary, Hebern Scott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lon Scott, was a retired farmer and miner. He was born January 24, 1893, died June 25, 1949 after an illness of 6 months, and was buried in the family cemetery in Riceville. He was survived by his widow, Mary Blair Scott; 3 sons, Buck, Hebern, and Thomas (all of Riceville); 6 daughters, Mrs. Hazel Jackson, Mrs. Harger Hannah, Mrs. Kathleen Litteral, Mrs Cledith Hannah, Mrs. Cleo May, and Miss Edna May Scott (all of Riceville); and the following brothers and sisters: Clarence Scott (Asa, Kentucky), Nolan Scott (Conley, Kentucky), Gab Scott (Wheelersburg, Ohio), John Scott (Jackson, Ohio), Mrs. Madge Risner [Madge Scott Risner] (Conley, Kentucky), and Mrs. Dora Adams [Dora Scott Adams] (Owensboro, Kentucky. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 58 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 28, 1900), Alonzo Scott is listed as the head of the household for house #499, he's a farmer, born in July of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, married for 17 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Cordelia (wife, born in February of 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 7 are still living, age 34), Manlena (daughter, born in May of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), William C. (son, born in August of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Mary L. (daughter, born in February of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Ira H. (son, born in January of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Jefferson N. (son, born in March of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Carrol R. (son, born in March of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Gayle (son, born in March of 1900 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), Alonzo Scott is listed as the head of the household for house #25, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 26 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Corda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 14 children and 10 are still living, age 44), Heburn (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Nolan [Jefferson Nolan Scott] (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Galen (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Madge (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Dora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 months), and James (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 14, 1920), Heburn Scott is listed as the head of the household for house #72, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Tennessee, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), and Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11 months). Hebern's parents are in house #70.

On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1930), Scott Herbern [reversed but hard to read] is listed as the head of the household for house #176, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 17, age 28), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Hager (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Catherine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Theda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Cleo (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9 months). They are living next to Hebern's widowed mother.

    The children of MARY BLAIR and HEBERN SCOTT are:

    1. HAZEL SCOTT, b. February 12, 1919, Kentucky, d. February 7, 1900, Michigan, m. BERNIE JACKSON, daughter of GOLDA RAMEY and JAMES SMITH "SMITH" JACKSON.
    2. HAGER JOSEPHINE SCOTT, b. March 16, 1921, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 24, 1990, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RAYMOND HANNAH.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Hager Josephine Scott Hannah (age 69), daughter of Hebern and Mary Blair Scott, was born March 16, 1921 in Magoffin County, died May 24, 1990 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, and was buried in Hannah Family Cemetery in Swamp Branch. She was survived by her husband, Raymond Hannah; 6 sons, Jack Hannah (of Paintsville), Howard Hannah (Salyersville), Steve Hannah (Swamp Branch), Scotty Hannah (Swamp Branch), Cub Hannah (Swamp Branch), and Gib Hannah (Denver, Kentucky); 5 daughters, Virginia Salyers (Swamp Branch), Ugonda Wiley (Swamp Branch), Brenda Luger (Swamp Branch), Vickie Castle (Thealka), and Grindl Hitchcock (Collista); 1 brother, Buck Scott (Swamp Branch); 3 sisters, Kathleen Litteral (Swamp Branch), Edna Faye Blanton (Swamp Branch), and Cledith Hannah (South Solon, Ohio); 25 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    3. KATHLEEN SCOTT, b. June 30, 1924, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 1, 2000, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. EDWARD LITTERAL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Kathleen Scott was born June 30, 1924 in Johnson County to Mary Blair.
      According to her obituary, Kathleen Scott Litteral, daughter of the late Hebern and Mary Blair Scott, was a resident of Swamp Branch, Kentucky, at the time of her death. She was born June 9, 1924 in Magoffin County, died February 1, 2000 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, and was buried in the family cemetery in Swamp Branch. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Litteral. She was survived by 1 son, Elza Jack Litteral (of Paintsville); and 2 sisters, Edna Faye "Patty" Blanton (Swamp Branch) and Cledith Hannah (London, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. CLEDITH SCOTT, b. 1927, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. KENNETH HANNAH.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Cledith Scott was born in Magoffin County to Mary Blair.
    5. MARJORY CLEO SCOTT, b. 1929, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. CURTIS JAMES MAY JR., son of DONNIE CONLEY and CURTIS JAMES MAY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Marjory Scott was born in Magoffin County to Mary Blair.
    6. BUCK SCOTT, b. April 22, 1931, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 28, 1990, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BILLIE MARIE ARMS.
    7. GARFIELD SCOTT, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Garfield Scott was born in Johnson County to Mary Blair.
    8. HEBERN "BOB" SCOTT JR., b. July 11, 1935, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 11, 1987, Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CHARLOTTE MAY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hebern Scott Jr. was born July 11, 1935 in Johnson County to Mary Blair.
      According to his obituary, Hebern "Bob" Scott (age 51), son of Hebern and Mary Blair Scott, was a resident of Swamp Branch, Kentucky, at the time of his death. He was born July 11, 1935 in Johnson County, died April 11, 1987, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by 3 sons, Hank Scott (of Swamp Branch), Robert Scott (Swamp Branch), and Bobbie Dean Scott (Salyersville); 1 brother, Buck Scott (Swamp Branch), and 6 sisters, Cledith Hannah (South Solon, Ohio), Margre May (Springfield, Ohio), Kathleen Litteral (Swamp Branch), Josephine Hannah (Swamp Branch), Edna Fay Blanton (Swamp Branch), and Hazel Jackson (Stockbridge, Michigan). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to his obituary, Hank Scott (age 37), son of Charlotte May Miller and the late Hebern Scott Jr., was born November 28, 1967 in Clark County, Ohio, died May 18, 2005 at home in Carey, Ohio, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by 1 brother, Kevin Scott; and 1 sister, Beverly Lynn Scott. He was survived by 2 sons, Hank Kyle Scott (of Oil Springs, Kentucky) and Bradley Lance Scott (Oil Springs); and 3 brothers, Robbie Scott (Swamp Branch), Bobby Scott (Salyersville, Kentucky), and Randy Corey May (Carey, Ohio).
    9. THOMAS E. SCOTT, b. March 29, 1938, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 22, 1981, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, buried in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, m. MALLIE IRENE LITTERAL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Thomas E. Scott was born March 29, 1938 in Johnson County to Mary Blair.
      According to his obituary, Thomas E. Scott (age 43), son of Hebern and Mary Blair Scott, was a grinder for O.S. Kelly Company, and a resident of Springfield, Ohio. He was born March 28, 1938 in Johnson County, died in Community Hospital following a year of failing health, and was buried in Ferncliff Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Mallie Irene Litteral Scott; 2 sons, Mark Scott (at home) and Thomas E. Scott Jr. (at home); 4 daughters, Karen (Michael) Brooks (of South Charleston), Sharon (Tipton) Brooks (Springfield), Susan Scott (at home), and Lisa Scott (at home); 1 step-son, Steve A. Fife (Springfield); 1 step-daughter, Cheryl (Daniel) Raines; 2 brothers, Buck Scott (Swamp Branch) and Bob Scott (Springfield); 6 sisters, Hazel (Bernie) Jackson (Stockbridge, Michigan), Joe (Raymond) Hannah (Swamp Branch), Mrs. Kathleen Litteral (Swamp Branch), Patty (Chester) Blanton (Swamp Branch), Cledith (Kenneth) Hannah (South Solon), and Cleo (Curtis Jr.) May (Springfield); and 7 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Thomas E. Scott was born about 1938 in Kentucky, and died April 22, 1981 in Community Hospital of Springfield in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. He was married and living in Springfield at the time of his death.
    10. EDNA FAY "PATTY" SCOTT, b. June 28, 1942, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CHESTER BLANTON, son of MANFORD BLANTON and ESTALONA "LONA" WILLIAMS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Edna F. Scott was born June 28, 1942 in Johnson County to Mary Blair.
      According to her obituary, Edna Fay "Patty" Scott Blanton (age 69), daughter of the late Hebern and Mary Blair Scott, was born June 28, 1942 in Riceville, died April 19, 2012 at home in Paintsville, and was buried in Manford Blanton Cemetery in Oil Springs. She was survived by her husband, Chester Blanton; 3 sons, Tony Blanton (of Paintsville), Casey Blanton (Paintsville), and Terry Blanton (Martin, Kentucky); 2 daughters, Nadene Nelson (Dickson, Tennessee) and Debbie Blanton (North Manchester, Indiana); 11 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







HOMER BLAIR, son of ELIZABETH SALYER and LEWIS G. BLAIR, was born March 21, 1904 in Kentucky, died February 22, 1975 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lewis Blair Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married PEARLIE CRACE, daughter of ALBERT CRACE and LILLIE JACKSON, about 1924. She was born May 9, 1908 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died May 3, 1983 in Carey, Wyandot County, Ohio, and is buried in Lewis Blair Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society (page 551), "Pearlie Crace b. 1908 d. 1983 m. Homer Blair."

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Homer Blair was born March 21, 1904 in Johnson County to Lewis G. Blair (b. Johnson County) and Elizabeth Salyer (b. Johnson County).

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Homer Blair lived from March 4, 1904 to February 22, 1975, and was buried in Lewis Blair Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Pearlie C. Blair lived from May 9, 1908 to May 3, 1983, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his obituary, Homer Blair (age 70), son of the late Lewis and Elizabeth Salyer Blair, was a retired oil field worker. He was born March 21, 1904, died February 22, 1975 after a lengthy illness, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by his wife, Pearlie Crace Blair; 3 sons, James H. Blair (of Carey, Ohio), Melvin Blair (Upper Sandusky, Ohio), Ernest Blair (Upper Sandusky, Ohio); 5 daughters, Lillian Conley (Carey, Ohio), Josephine Conley (Carey, Ohio), Louella Baldwin (Oil Springs), Ruth Ann Conley (Oil Springs), and Carol Bradley (Marion, Ohio); 1 brother, Ross Blair (Oil Springs); 1 sister, Dona Crace (Oil Springs); 32 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Homer Blair was born March 21, 1904, and died in February of 1975. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Homer Blair died February 22, 1975 in Johnson County at the age of 70.

According to her obituary, Pearlie Crace Blair (age 74), daughter of Albert and Lillie Jackson Crace, was born May 9, 1908 in Magoffin County, died May 3, 1983 in Carey, Ohio, and was buried in Blair Cemetery in Oil Springs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Blair, in 1975. She was survived by 3 sons, James Blair (of Carey), Melvin Blair (Upper Sandusky, Ohio), and Ernest Blair (Oil Springs); 5 daughters, Lillian Conley (Carey), Josephine Conley (Carey), Lovelia Baldwin (Swamp Branch), Ruth Conley (Oil Springs), and Carolyn Hoogan (Marion, Ohio); 3 brothers, Bennie Crace (Oil Springs), Gene Crace (Florida), and Burns Crace (Ashland); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Ruby Conley (Ashland) and Mrs. Ruth Litteral (Springfield, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Pearlie Blair was born May 9, 1908, and died in May of 1983. She received her Social Security card somewhere between 1951 and 1963 through the Railroad Board, and her last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Pearlie Blair was born about 1909 in Kentucky, and died May 3, 1983 at home in Wyandot County at the age of 74. She was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Homer Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #24, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Pearlie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 21), and Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 2 months).

On page 22 of the 1940 census for District 58-9 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), Homer Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #171, he's a road hand for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Perl (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 32), Homer Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Vivian Irvin (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), James H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Lillian I. M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Lovella May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Josephine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of HOMER BLAIR and PEARLIE CRACE are:

    1. HOMER BLAIR JR., b. February 4, 1927, Hornhouse, West Virginia, d. August 24, 1961, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to his obituary, Homer Blair Jr. (age 34), son of Homer and Pearlie Crace Blair, was a former employee of Pennsylvania Railroad. He was born February 4, 1927 in Hornhouse, West Virginia, died suddenly on August 24, 1961 at the home of his parents, and was buried in the family cemetery. He was preceded in death by his wife 7 years prior. He was survived by 1 son, Leonard Larry Blair (of Oil Springs); 1 daughter, Linda Darlene Blair (Oil Springs); 3 brothers, James Harold Blair (U.S. Army in Germany), Ernest Leon Blair (Oil Springs), and Melvin Everett Blair (Oil Springs); and 5 sisters, Mrs. Lillian Conley, Lobella Mae Baldwin , Josephine Conley, Ruth Ann Conley, and Carolina Sue Bailey (all of Oil Springs). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. LILLIE M. BLAIR, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lillie M. Blair was born in Johnson County to Perlie Crase.
    3. VIVIAN IRVIN BLAIR, b. May 23, 1930, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 19, 1952, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MILBERN TACKETT, 1944.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Vivian Blair Tackett died January 19, 1952 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, from miliary tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as May 23, 1930, her marital status as married, her parents as Homer Blair and Pearlie Crace, the informant as Homer Blair, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Oil Springs.
      According to her obituary, Vivian Blair Tackett (age 21), daughter of Homer and Pearlie Grace Blair [sic], was born May 23, 1930 in Oil Springs, died January 19, 1952 at home in Oil Springs after an illness of 3 months, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. She was survived by her parents; her husband, Milbern Tackett, whom she married in 1944; 2 daughters, Sharon Louise Tackett and Janet Tackett (both at home); 4 brothers, Homer Blair (Selma, Ohio), James Harold Blair (Oil Springs), Melvin Blair (Oil Springs), and Ernest Blair (Oil Springs); and 4 sisters, Lillian Blair (Oil Springs), Lovella Blair (Oil Springs), Josephine Blair (Oil Springs), and Ruth Ann Blair (Oil Springs). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. JAMES HAROLD BLAIR, b. 1932, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MELVA BLAIR.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James H. Blair was born in Johnson County to Pearlie Crace.
    5. LILLIAN I. M. BLAIR, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CARL CONLEY.
    6. LOVELLA MAE BLAIR, b. November 16, 1936, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 16, 2009, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RAYMOND BALDWIN.
    7. JOSEPHINE BLAIR, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM DOUGLAS CONLEY.
    8. RUTH ANN BLAIR, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. NEVON C. CONLEY, son of BURNIE CONLEY and ZYLPHA GULLETT.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruth A. Blair was born in Johnson County to Pearlie Blair.
    9. CAROL SUE BLAIR, m. SAM BAILEY, son of DICK BAILEY and (unknown).
      Notes: According to "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society (page 551), "Carol Sue Blair m. Sam Bailey, son of Dick." In her father's obituary, Carol's name is found to be Carol Bradley, in her mother's it's Carolyn Hoogan, and in her sister Lovella's it's found to be Sue Hogan.
    10. ERNEST LEON BLAIR, m. MINNIE HANEY.
    11. MELVIN EVERETT BLAIR.







MALVERY DAVIS, daughter of ALONZO C. "LON" DAVIS and ROSELLA WEBB, was born October 21, 1902 in Meally, Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 31, 1970 in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, and is buried in Davis Cemetery on Davis Branch in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married BERT YOUNG, son of GEORGE GALLUP YOUNG and MARY ANN WHITE, about 1922. He was born May 8, 1899 in Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 9, 1966 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Davis Cemetery on Davis Branch in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found in the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. On page 205 of that book it says:

No. 504. N. MALVYRA DAVIS - M. to Bert Young.
Children -
 
No. 826. N. ?
 
No. 827. N. ?
      Address, Van Lear, Kentucky.

Bert Young was the brother of Bradley Young and Otto Young.

According to his death certificate, George Gallup Young died August 24, 1943 in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, from rheumatic heart disease and nephritis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as April 17, 1863, his marital status as married, his wife as Mary A. White (age 79), his occupation as farmer, his father as Harrison Young (b. Kentucky), his mother's maiden name as Burton [Mary "Polly" Burton], the informant as Tom Young of Van Lear, and the burial place as Chandlerville, Kentucky.

According to her obituary, Mary Ann White Young (age 84), daughter of Paris and Elizabeth White Young, was born November 19, 1864 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died December 17, 1948 at the Van Lear, Kentucky, home of her son, Tom Young, and was buried in Burton Cemetery in Chandlerville. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Young, in 1943; and 3 children who died in infancy. She was survived by 8 sons, Monroe Young (of Lowmansville), John Young (Ulysses, Kentucky), Gilbert Young (Van Lear), Bradley Young (Chandlerville), Tom Young, Bill Young (Tutor Key), and Bert Young (West Van Lear). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

Bert and Malvery Davis Young had a stillborn child on December 20, 1922 in Johnson County.

When Bert Young'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 teamster for the Consolidation Coal Company in Van Lear, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Mary Young of Van Lear, and that he was born May 8, 1900. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Malvery Davis Young lived from October 21, 1902 to January 31, 1970, and was buried in Davis Cemetery at the mouth of Davis Branch in Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Bert Young lived from May 8, 1899 to October 9, 1966, and was buried in the same cemetery. No photos of their headstones are provided.

According to her obituary, Malvery Davis Young (age 67), daughter of the late Lon and Rosella Webb Davis, was born October 21, 1902 in Meally, died January 31, 1970 in a Richmond hospital after an extended illness, and was buried in the family cemetery at Davis Branch. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bert Young, on October 9, 1966. She was survived by 1 son, Carl Vencil Young (of Ashland); 1 daughter, Mrs. Betty Brickly (Richmond); 2 brothers, Frank Davis (Van Lear) and Cecil Davis (West Van Lear); 3 sisters, Laura Mollett (Van Lear), Elizabeth Webb (Van Lear), and Ella Cranford (Inglewood, California); and 3 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Malvery Young died January 31, 1970 in Madison County at the age of 67. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

According to his obituary, Bert Young (age 67), son of George and Mary White Young, was a retired coal miner. He was born May 8, 1899 in Kerz, died October 9, 1966 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in Hall Cemetery at Davis Branch. He was survived by his wife, Malvery Davis Young, whom he married December 16, 1919; 1 son, Carl Vencil Davis (of Ashland); 1 daughter, Mrs. Betty Brickley (Richmond); 3 brothers, Gilbert Young (Van Lear), Otto Young (Van Lear), and Bradley Young (Chandlersville); and 3 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bert Young was born May 8, 1899, and died in October of 1966. His last place of residence was in West Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Bert Young died October 9, 1966 in Johnson County at the age of 67. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 7 of the 1900 census for District 42 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), George Young is listed as the head of the household for family #70 in house #65, he's a farmer, born in April of 1863 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in November of 1864 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 35), Monroe (son, born in January of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), John (son, born in November of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Thomas (son, born in February of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Gilbert (son, born in June of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Bascom (son, born in January of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Bradley (son, born in March of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Bertie (son, born in May of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 3 of the 1910 census for District 81 (Sitka) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), George G. Young is listed as the head of the household for house #21, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 29 years, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 8 are still living, age 45), Johnie L. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 25), Bascom B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Bradley (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Bertie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Otto (son, born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 32 (Van Lear) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 2 & 3, 1920), George Young is listed as the head of the household for house #23, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in the United States, mother born in Virginia, age 52), Johnie (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 34), Bert (son, married, general laborer, born in Kentucky, age 20), Otto (son, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 18), Malvry (daughter-in-law, married, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Regie Webb (boarder, married, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), Alpha Chrislip (male, boarder, married, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Bessie Hale [Bessie Hall?] (servant, single, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), and Virginia Hale [Virginia Hall?] (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 4 years 2 months).

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 58-5 (Van Lear) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Bert Young is listed as the head of the household for house #27, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Melvry (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 26), Carl (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Lovetta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 58-5 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1940), Bert Young is listed as the head of the household for house #167, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Malvery (wife, mail carrier for the Post Office, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 37), Carl V. (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), and Lovetta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    The children of MALVERY DAVIS and BERT YOUNG are:

    1. CARL VENCIL YOUNG, b. 1920, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Carl V. Young was born in Johnson County to Malvey Davis.
    2. LOVETTA "BETTY" YOUNG, b. July 28, 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 12, 1983, m. PAUL BRICKLEY.







LUTHER CONLEY, son of DARIUS "COONIE" CONLEY and DORA I. CRACE, was born October 16, 1892 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died September 30, 1962 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married MARTHA S. STAPLETON, daughter of GREENVILLE FRANKLIN STAPLETON and NANCY EVELINE MCKENZIE, in 1916. She was born August 14, 1895 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 22, 1976 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 177 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

When Luther Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Oil Springs, Johnson County, that he was married, and that he was born October 16, 1893 in Oil Springs. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and light brown hair.

According to his obituary, Luther Conley (age 69), son of "Connie" and Dora Crace Conley and a lifelong resident of Oil Springs, was born October 16, 1892 in Oil Springs, died September 30, 1962 after an illness of 7 months, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Martha Stapleton Conley, whom he married in 1916; 4 sons, Willis H. Conley (of Dayton, Ohio), Leroy Conley (Dayton, Ohio), Coonie F. Conley (Columbus, Ohio) [the 4th son isn't listed]; 3 daughters, Mrs. C. P. Hayes (Irvine), Mrs. Paul Auxier (Tripoli, Africa), and Wilma Conley (Oil Springs); 8 brothers, Rawleigh Conley (Derby, Ohio), Tollie Conley (Wittensville), Charley Conley (Oil Springs), Willie Conley (Irwin, Ohio), Hobart Conley (Win, Kentucky), Gus Conley (Oil Springs), and Mitchell Conley (Staffordsville); 2 sisters, Mrs. Walter Jackson (Staffordsville) and Mae Preston (Salyersville); and 12 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Luther Conley was born October 16, 1891, and died in September of 1962.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Luther Conley died September 30, 1962 in Johnson County at the age of 69.

According to her obituary, Martha S. Stapleton Conley (age 81), daughter of Greenville and Nancy McKenzie Stapleton, was a resident of Oil Springs at the time of her death. She was born August 14, 1895 in Johnson County, died September 22, 1976 in Paintsville Hospital after an extended illness, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Conley, on September 30, 1962. She was survived by 4 sons, Hershell Conley (of Oil Springs), Randolph Conley (Oil Springs), Leroy Conley (Troy, Ohio), and Coonie (Columbus, Ohio); 3 daughters, Avonelle Bayes (Irvine, Kentucky), Wilma June Bayes (Oil Springs), and Iva Auxier (Glendale, Arizona); 2 brothers, Lundy Stapleton (Enon, Ohio) and Douglas Stapleton (Fuget, Kentucky); 1 sister, Moncie McKenzie (Staffordsville); 12 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Martha Conley was born August 15, 1895, and died in September of 1976. Her last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 21 & 22, 1920), Luther Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #123, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Hurshel (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 4 months), and Randolph (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On pages 16 & 17 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 14 & 15, 1930), Luther Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #147, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 34), Hershell (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Randolph (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Avanelle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Charles L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Wilma June (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 10 months), Troy Conley (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Willie Conley (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Willard Conley (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3). Troy, Willie, and Willard are the sons of Luther's brother, Tollie.

On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 58-12 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1940), Luther Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #162, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 44), Herschel (son, single, elementary school teacher, born in Kentucky, 2 years of college, age 22), Randolph (son, single, works in an elementary school, age 20), Avenell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Charles Leroy (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Wilma Jean (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Iva Jewell (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Cuna Franklin (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

    The children of LUTHER CONLEY and MARTHA STAPLETON are:

    1. WILLIS HERSHELL CONLEY, b. August 22, 1917, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 3, 1999, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RUTH LONG, daughter of TENNIE SPRADLIN and LUNDY LONG.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Herschel Conley was born August 22, 1917 in Johnson County to Martha Stapleton.
      According to his obituary, Willis Conley (age 81), son of Luther and Martha Stambaugh Conley, was born August 22, 1917 in Johnson County, died March 3, 1999 in Highlands Regional Medical Center in Floyd County, and was buried in Litteral Cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by his wife, Ruth Conley; 1 son, Roger Conley; 2 daughters, Sarah Bailey and Susan Sanor; 2 brothers, Coonie Franklin Conley and Leroy Conley; and 2 sisters, Iva Jewell Auxier and Wilma June Bayes. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. RANDOLPH CONLEY, b. 1919, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Randolph Conley was born in 1919 in Johnson County to Martha Stapleton.
    3. AVONELLE CONLEY, b. 1924, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. C. P. BAYES.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Avanell Conley was born in Johnson County to Martha Stapleton.
    4. CHARLES LEROY CONLEY, b. September 25, 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 7, 2003, Troy, Miami County, Ohio, buried in Troy, Miami County, Ohio, m. PAULINE BOLIN, daughter of HENRY CHARLES BOLIN and MAUDA TURNER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles L. Conley was born in Johnson County to Martha Stapleton.
      According to his obituary, Charles Leroy Conley (age 77), son of the late Luther and Martha Stapleton Conley, was born September 15, 1925 in Johnson County, died February 7, 2003 in Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy, Ohio, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery in Troy. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Hershell and Randolph Conley; and 1 sister, Avonelle Bayes. He was survived by his wife, Pauline Bolin; 1 son, Donnivan Conley (of Troy); 1 daughter, Judith C. (Donald) Travis (of Troy); 1 brother, C. F. "Coonie" Conley (Columbus, Ohio); 2 sisters, Wilma Bayes (Paintsville) and Iva Auxier (Phoenix, Arizona); 2 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    5. WILMA JUNE CONLEY, b. 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM SHERMAN BAYES, son of SAM BAYES and EDNA COLLINS. He was b. October 24, 1927, d. July 14, 2006, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Edna Collins was the sister of Malta V. Collins and Alca Mae "Mae" Collins.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, June Conley was born in Johnson County to Martha Stapleton.
      According to his obituary, William Sherman Bayes (age 78), son of the late Sam and Edna Collins Bayes, was a secondary school teacher. He was born October 24, 1927, died July 14, 2006 in Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Wilma June Conley Bayes; 2 brothers, Carl Bayes (of Forest, Ohio) and Charles Bayes (Forest); and 1 sister, Thelma Ruth Lester (Denver, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    6. IVA JEWEL CONLEY, b. 1932, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. PAUL AUXIER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Iva J. Conley was born in Johnson County to Martha Stapleton.
    7. COONIE FRANKLIN CONLEY, b. 1935, Kentucky.







RALEIGH CONLEY, son of DARIUS "COONIE" CONLEY and DORA I. CRACE, was born March 28, 1894 in Win, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died November 6, 1976 in Derby, Pickaway County, Ohio. He married DEWEY ROSE BAYES, daughter of TALITHA KATHERINE FAIRCHILD and JAMES JACKSON BAYES, September 14, 1915 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in May 19, 1898 in Kentucky, and died December 7, 1993 in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 177 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Raleigh Conley (age 20) married Dewey Bayes (age 17) on September 14, 1915 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

When Raleigh Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, Raleigh Conley stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Win, Johnson County, that he was married and had a child, and that he was born March 28, 1895 in Win. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had gray eyes and dark brown hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Raleigh was born March 28, 1894, and died in November of 1976. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Derby, Pickaway County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Raleigh Conley died November 6, 1976 at home in Pickaway County. He was married at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dewie R. Conley was born May 19, 1898, and died December 7, 1993. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Dewey Rose Conley was born May 19, 1898 in Kentucky, and died December 7, 1993 in Berger Hospital in Circleville, Pickaway County. She was widowed at the time of her death, her father's surname is listed as Bayes, and her mother's maiden name as Fairchild.

On page 15 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 21 & 22, 1920), Raleigh Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #136, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Dewey (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), and D. J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 10 months).

On page 22 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), Raleigh Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #198, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Dewey (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 32), D. J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Imogene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Irene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 30 of the 1940 census for District 65-11 (Darby Township) in Pickaway County, Ohio (dated May 9, 1940), Raleigh Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #321, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Johnson County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Dewey (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 43), D. J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Emogene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Irene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    The children of RALEIGH CONLEY and DEWEY BAYES are:

    1. DERIAS J. "D. J." CONLEY, b. 1917, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Derias J. Conley was born in Johnson County to Ducy Bayes.
    2. IMOGENE CONLEY, b. 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Emmigene Conley was born in Johnson County to Dewy Bays.
    3. IRENE CONLEY, b. 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Irene Conley was born in Johnson County to Dewey Bayes.







LAURA BELVA JOHNSON, daughter of SUSAN CATHERINE "CATHERINE" CONLEY and LEVI D. JOHNSON, was born in January of 1889 in Kentucky, died October 28, 1957 in Pike County, Kentucky, and is buried in Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel, Floyd County, Kentucky. She married JAMES CALVIN LAYNE, son of TANDY M. LAYNE and LUCINDA MAHAN, about 1907. He was born June 20, 1886 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died November 16, 1929 in Harold, Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel, Floyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to her death certificate, Lucindy Mayhan Layne died January 3, 1923 in Floyd County, Kentucky, from lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 20, 1848, her marital status as widowed, her parents as William Mayhan [William Mahan] (b. Kentucky) and Sarah Nickols (b. Kentucky), the informant as James Layne of Harold, Kentucky, and the burial place as Harold, Kentucky.

When James Calvin Layne's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a power plant steam engineer for The Consolidation Coal Company in Van Lear, Kentucky, that he had a wife and 2 children, and that he was born June 20, 1886 in Floyd County, Kentucky. He was found to be tall and stout, and he had grey eyes and light-colored hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Laura B. Layne lived from 1889 to 1957, and was buried in Davidson Memorial Gardens in Ivel, Floyd County, Kentucky, and that James C. Layne lived from 1886 to 1929, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Laura J. Layne died October 28, 1957 in Pike County at the age of 68. She was living in Floyd County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, James C. Layne died November 16, 1929 in Harold, Floyd County, Kentucky, from paralysis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as June 20, 1886, his marital status as married, his occupation as auto mechanic, his parents as Tandy Layne (b. Kentucky) and Lucinda Mahan (b. Kentucky), the informant as Edgar Layne of Harold, Kentucky, and the burial place as Harold.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James C. Layne died November 16, 1929 in Floyd County at the age of 63.

On page 28 of the 1900 census for District 34 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1900), Tandy M. Layne is listed as the head of the household for house #207, he's a farmer, born in August of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 34 years, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Lucinda (wife, born in March of 1848 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 34 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 52), Alice A. (daughter, single, not working, born in March of 1877 in Kentucky, age 23), Annie (daughter, born in October of 1880 in Kentucky, age 20), James C. (son, born in June of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Joseph L. (son, born in July of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Nora Hall (daughter, single, not working, born in June of 1871 in Kentucky, age 29), Bessie Hall (granddaughter, born in December of 1891 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), and Dockie Hall (granddaughter, born in July of 1895 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 48 of the 1910 census for District 56 (Mouth Mud) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1910) [hard to read], James C. Layne is listed as the head of the household for house #395, he's an engineer in a power house, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 3 years, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Laura B. (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), and Edgar J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2). They are living next James' mother.

On page 46 of the 1920 census for District 93 (Lynch) in Harlan County, Kentucky (dated January 21, 1920), James C. Layne is listed as the head of the household for house #466, he's an engineer in a power plant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 29), Edgar (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Regina (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 36-15 (Mouth Mud and Little Mud) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Laura Layne is listed as the head of the household for house #12, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and she's 39 years old. Also listed are Edger (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Regena (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Harry (son, born in Kentucky, age 9). They are living close to a 66-year-old Frank Layne and his family.

On page 20 of the 1940 census for District 36-30 in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1940), Laura Layne is listed as the head of the household for house #173, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, and she's 50 years old. Also listed are Fred Daniel (son-in-law, married, motorman in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 35), Regina Daniel (daughter, married, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 1 year of college, age 27), and James William Daniel (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 3).

    The children of LAURA JOHNSON and JAMES LAYNE are:

    1. EDGAR J. LAYNE, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    2. REGINA B. LAYNE, b. November 26, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. FRED DANIEL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Regina B. Layne was born November 26, 1912 in Johnson County to Laura Johnson.
    3. HARRISON LAYNE, b. 1920, Harlan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Harrison Layne was born in Harlan County to Laura Johnson.







ALBERT ROSS CONLEY, son of HIRAM E. CONLEY and CLARINDA RICE, was born August 21, 1873 in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 3, 1895, and is buried in the Hiram E. Conley Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married IDA F. BLAIR, daughter of EDWARD "NED" BLAIR and NANCY MORTON, November 6, 1895 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born March 19, 1874 in Collista, Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 14, 1959 in Collista, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found in the book "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. On page 246 under "Johnson County Conley Marriages," it says "Conley, Albert, age 22, he & parents b. Johnson Co. KY m. Ida Blair, age 21, she & parents b. Johnson Co. m. at Edward Blair's 6 Nov 1895, Wit: William M. McFadden & Ned Blair." On page 298 it says "Albert Ross Conley b. 21 Aug 1873 Main Jennie's Creek d. 3 Feb 1895 buried H. E. Conley Cemetery m. 6 Mar 1895 Ida Blair."

Information on this family can also be found on pages 461 & 487 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Albert Conley married Ida Blair, daughter of Ned Blair, and that their children were Raymond Conley (married Carmie Meade) and Hazel Conley (married 1st Emerson Picklesimer, and married 2nd Dick Conley. It also says "Albert Conley lived on the Middle Fork of Jennie's Creek. He died many years ago and is buried in the Conley Graveyard on the present farm of C C. Meade. His wife Ida survives and retains her home on Middle Fork. Raymond and Hazel were both teachers in the rural schools of the county. Raymond continues in that capacity. He and his wife make their home with his mother. He had the misfortune of being burned when a child, which crippled him in his arm and face to a certain degree, and has remained so since. Hazel and her husband also reside on Middle Fork."

Ida Blair was the sister of Margaret Catherine "Kate" Blair.

According to Kentucky birth records, Charles T. Blair was born September 7, 1876 in Johnson County to Edward Blair (b. Johnson County) and Nancy Martin (b. Virginia).

According to her obituary, Nan Morton Blair (age 89), was the daughter of William Morton, who was "one of the old pioneers who helped wresting this section from the wilderness." She was preceded in death by her husband, Ned Blair, several years prior. She was survived by 2 sons, Frank Blair (of Hager Hill) and Charlie Blair (Hager Hill); and 2 daughters, Mrs. Ida Conley (Denver, Kentucky) and Rosa Blair (Denver. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Albert Conley (age 22) married Ida Blair (age 21) on November 6, 1895 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to her obituary, Ida Blair Conley (age 85), daughter of the late Edward and Nancy Morton Blair, was a lifelong resident of Collista, Kentucky. She was born March 19, 1874, died December 14, 1959 at home in Collista, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Conley, 49 years prior. She was survived by 1 son, Raymond Conley (of Collista); and 2 grandsons. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ida Conley died December 14, 1959 in Johnson County at the age of 85. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 22 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1880), Edward Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #302, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 26), Rosa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Ida F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Henry F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 66 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), Ida Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #87, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, and she's 36 years old. Also listed are Raymond (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 41 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25 & 26, 1930), Ida Blair Conley is found living in the home of her son. Raymon Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #382, he's a public school teacher, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Carney (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 22), Milbern (son, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Ida Conley (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 56).

On page 40 of the 1940 census for District 58-5 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), Ida Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #356, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, she has a 6th grade education, and she's 66 years old.

    The children of ALBERT CONLEY and IDA BLAIR are:

    1. RAYMOND CONLEY, b. May 9, 1896, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 21, 1963, Washington Court House, Fayette County, Ohio, buried in Collista, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) CARMIE MEADE, m. (2) JUNE SALYER.
    2. HAZEL CONLEY, b. September 28, 1897, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 26, 1952, Collista, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) EMERSON PICKLESIMER, m. (2) LINDSEY "DICK" CONLEY.







EULAH WILLIAMS, daughter of EVERETT WILLIAMS and GRACE CARPENTER, was born December 5, 1930 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 12, 2009 in Leander, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married CHARLES WILBUR CANTRELL, son of JAMES CANTRELL and SARA FYFFE. He was born July 27, 1926 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died May 27, 1970 in Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ula Williams was born December 30, 1930 in Johnson County to Grace Carpenter.

According to her obituary, Eulah Williams Cantrell (age 78), daughter of the late Everett and Grace Carpenter Williams, was born December 5, 1930 in Johnson County, died January 12, 2009 at home in Leander, and was buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Cantrell. She was survived by 2 daughters, Shirley Lynn Adkins (of Leander) and Bonnie Marie Adkins (Van Lear); 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his obituary, Charles Wilbur Cantrell (age 43), son of James and Sara Fyffe Cantrell, was born July 27, 1926 in Morgan County, died May 27, 1970 at home in Flat Fork, and was buried in the family cemetery in Flat Fork. He was survived by his parents; his wife; Eula Williams Cantrell; 2 daughters, Shirley Lynn Cantrell (still at home) and Bonnie Marie Cantrell (at home); 1 brother, Proctor Cantrell (Flat Fork); and 3 sisters, Ruby Lemaster (New Carlisle, Ohio), Marie Cantrell (Miamisburg, Ohio), and Ruth Blanton (Springfield, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

    The children of EULAH WILLIAMS and WILBUR CANTRELL are:

    1. SHIRLEY LYNN CANTRELL, m. (unknown first name) ADKINS.
    2. BONNIE MARIE CANTRELL, m. (unknown first name) ADKINS.







ELIZABETH MEADE, daughter of JOSEPH CRAYTON MEADE and ARMINTA LEMASTER, was born September 14, 1896 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died October 9, 1958 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Litteral Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married FLOYD WILLIAMS, son of ALEXANDER WILLIAMS and SUSAN J. BAYES. He was born April 6, 1886 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 26, 1968 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in Litteral Cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Floyd Williams was the brother of Theodore Williams.

According to her obituary, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Meade Williams (age 62), daughter of Crate and Minta Lemaster Meade and a former resident of Johnson County, was born September 14, 1896 in Johnson County, died October 9, 1958 in a hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and was buried in the Litteral Cemetery in Oil Springs. She was survived by her husband, Floyd Williams; 1 son, Floyd Williams Jr. (Columbus); 5 daughters, Hazel McCarty (Oil Springs), Joy McCarty (Collista), Florence Rhodes (Columbus), Mabel Stapleton (Columbus), and Wanda Lee Stapleton (Columbus); and the following brothers and sisters; Taylor Meade (Columbus), Robert Meade (Columbus), Polk Meade (Dayton, Ohio), Stella Conley (Ashland), Edna Rice (Ashland), Margie Wheeler (Ashland), Mollie Hamilton (Catlettsburg), Gladys Rivers (Mt. Sterling, Ohio), and Susie Rice (Mt. Sterling).

According to his obituary, Floyd Williams, Sr. (age 81), son of the late Elleck and Susan Bayes Williams and a resident of Mt. Sterling, Ohio, was born April 6, 1886 in Johnson County, died March 26, 1968 in Grant Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and was buried in the Litteral Cemetery in Oil Springs. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Meade, on October 13, 1958, and survived by 1 son, Floyd Williams Jr. (of Columbus, Ohio); 5 daughters, Mrs. Hazel McCarty (Columbus), Mrs. Florence Rhodes (Columbus), Mrs. Joy McCarty (Hager Hill), Mrs. Mabel Newmiller (Phoenix, Arizona), and Mrs. Wanda Stapleton (Mt. Sterling, Ohio); and 3 brothers, L. D. Williams (Williamsport), Taylor Williams (Elna), and Tom Williams (Win, Kentucky).

    The children of ELIZABETH MEADE and FLOYD WILLIAMS are:

    1. HAZEL WILLIAMS, b. January 4, 1917, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 4, 1995, Prestonsburg, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. HAGER MCCARTY.
    2. WANDA LEE WILLIAMS, b. April 9, 1924, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 25, 2004, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, m. ANDY "BILL" STAPLETON.
    3. FLOYD WILLIAMS JR., July 22, 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 19, 1990, Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ANNA LOUISE BLAIR.
    4. FLORENCE WILLIAMS, m. (1) (unknown first name) RHODES, m. (2) (unknown first name) MYERS.
      Notes: Florence name was listed as Florence Rhodes in her mother's obituary when she died in 1958, as Florence Rhodes in her father's obituary in 1968, and as Florence Myers in her sister Hazel's obituary when Hazel died in 1994.
    5. JOY WILLIAMS, m. (unknown first name) MCCARTY.
    6. MABEL WILLIAMS, m. (unknown first name) NEWMILLER.







SAMUEL PROTHERO, son of THOMAS PROTHERO and HANNAH MILES, was born about 1791 in Franklin County, Virginia, and died about 1872 in California. He married ESTHER "ESSIE" LEWIS, daughter of JOSEPH LEWIS and SARAH BELL, February 8, 1812 in Shelby County, Kentucky. She was born about 1794 in Shelby County, Kentucky, and died January 28, 1854 in Alta, Placer County, California.

Notes: Some of the information from this line came from a file that came from the LDS Church (Mormon) Family History Center. The file is titled "Genealogies of Sarah Bristow, Hannah Prothero, and Samuel Miles - FHL US/CAN Fil [599057 Item 2], number 0599057."

    The children of SAMUEL PROTHERO and ESSIE LEWIS are:

    1. WILLIAM PROTHERO, b. 1813, d. 1883.
    2. PAULINA PROTHERO, b. 1816, d. 1891.
    3. JESSE L. PROTHERO, b. 1820, d. 1871.
    4. RHODA BELL PROTHERO, b. 1820, d. 1899.
    5. JOSEPH B. PROTHERO, b. 1821, d. 1890.
    6. SAMUEL WELCH PROTHERO, b. 1823, d. 1896.
    7. BETSY ANN PROTHERO, b. 1827, d. 1934.
    8. AMANDA JANE PROTHERO, b. November 1830, Indiana, d. March 3, 1911, California, m. JABEZ C. SMITH.
    9. EVALINE PROTHERO, b. 1839, d. 1911.

    (This information comes from Dennis Prothero and other sources)







ALLISON WOODVILLE SMITH, son of JABEZ C. SMITH and AMANDA JANE PROTHERO, was born March 2, 1848 in Missouri, and died about 1929 in Tulare County, California.

Notes: On page 2 of the 1870 census for Tule River in Tulare County, California (dated June 22, 1870), Alison Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #12, he's a farm laborer, living by himself, born in Missouri, and he's 22 years old. He's living next to his parents.

On page 6 of the 1900 census for District 63 (White River) in Tulare County, California (dated July 9, 1900), Allison W. Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #285, he's a farmer, single, born in March of 1848 in Missouri, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 52 years old. He's living by himself and close to his parents.

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 26 (Township 9) in Kern County, California (dated April 29, 1910), Allison W. Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #97, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, single, born in Missouri, father born in Indiana, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 62 years old. He's living close to his family.







VOLUMNIA E. SMITH, daughter of JABEZ C. SMITH and AMANDA JANE PROTHERO, was born October 10, 1849 in Missouri, and died December 22, 1940 in Orange County, California. She married JAMES CLARK DWINELL. He was born February 2, 1837 in Maine, and died February 27, 1887 in Porterville, Tulare County, California.

Notes: According to her California death record, "Volumnia E. Dwinelle" was born October 18, 1849 in Missouri, died December 22, 1940 in Orange County, her father's last name was Smith, and her mother's last name was Prothero.

On page 27 of the 1870 census for Tule River in Tulare County, California (dated July 20, 1870), Volumnia and her husband are found running a hotel. James C. Duynell is keeping the hotel, he's born in Virginia, and he's 33 years old. Volumnia Duynell is keeping house, born in Missouri, and 20 years old.

On page 16 of the 1880 census for District 102 (Tule River) in Tulare County, California (dated June 18, 1880), Clark Dwinelle is listed as the head of the household for house #222, he's a farmer, born in Maine, parents born in Maine, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Volumnia (wife, born in Missouri, father born in Indiana, mother born in Missouri, age 30), Cyrus C. (son, born in California, age 9), Andrew (son, born in California, age 8), Frank (son, born in California, age 5), Flora (daughter, born in California, age 2), and John H. (son, born in February of 1880 in California, age 4 months).

On page 3 of the 1900 census for District 67 (Tule River) in Tulare County, California (dated June 2, 1900), Volumnia Dwinelle is listed as the head of the household for house #32, she's a housekeeper, widowed, born in Missouri, parents born in Indiana, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, and she's 50 years old. Also listed are Cyrus (son, single, laborer, born in October of 1870 in California, age 29), Andrew (son, married, laborer, born in April of 1872 in California, married for 5 years, age 28), Lillie (daughter-in-law, born in April of 1875 in Kansas, parents born in Missouri, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 25), Flora (daughter, born in February of 1878 in California, age 22), Mary (daughter, born in September of 1882 in California, age 17), Leonora (daughter, born in August of 1885 in California, age 14), Zella (granddaughter, born in October of 1896 in California, father born in California, mother born in Kansas, age 3), and Lefa E. (granddaughter, born in December of 1898 in California, father born in California, mother born in Kansas, age 1).

On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 197 (Porterville) in Tulare County, California (dated May 4, 1910), Volumna Dwinell is listed as the head of the household for house #658, which is the Rice Lodging House on Main Street, she's the manager of a rooming house, widowed, born in Missouri, father born in Arkansas, mother born in Missouri, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, and she's 60 years old. Also listed are Andrew (son, married, blacksmith, born in California, father born in Maine, mother born in the U.S.A., 1st marriage, married for 15 years, age 37), Lillie (daughter-in-law, born in Kansas, father born in Wisconsin, mother born in Ohio, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 35), Zella (granddaughter, born in California, age 14), Leafy (granddaughter, born in California, age 11), and 4 lodgers.

On page 20 of the 1920 census for District 216 (Porterville) in Tulare County, California (dated January 10, 1920), Volumnia is found living in the home of her daughter. Chas. S. Ralph is listed as the head of the household for house #136, he's a farm laborer, born in Missouri, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Missouri, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Flora (wife, born in California, father born in Maine, mother born in Missouri, age 41), Orval R. (son, born in California, age 17), Alton, born in California, age 15), Vesta (daughter, born in California, age 9), and Volumnia Dwinell (mother-in-law, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, age 70).

    The children of VOLUMNIA SMITH and JAMES DWINELL are:

    1. CYRUS C. DWINELL, b. October 1870, California.
    2. ANDREW DWINELL, b. April 1872, California, m. (1) LILLIE (unknown last name). She was b. April 1875, Kansas.
    3. FRANK DWINELL, b. 1875, California.
    4. FLORA DWINELL, b. February 1878, California, m. CHARLES S. RALPH.
    5. JOHN H. DWINELL, b. February 1880, California.
    6. MARY DWINELL, b. September 1882, California.
    7. LEONORA DWINELL, b. August 1885, California.







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