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JULIA MAY CAUDILL, daughter of BENJAMIN LEWIS "LEWIS" CAUDILL and SUSAN EMILINE LEMASTER, was born in February of 1892 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died May 13, 1958 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio. She married WATSON "WATT" CAUDILL, son of ABEL H. CAUDILL and ELIZABETH B. ROARK, about 1914. He was born December 13, 1886 in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died May 11, 1972 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 198 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

When Watt Caudill'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 Falcon, Magoffin County, that he was married and had 2 children, and that he was born December 13, 1886 in Falcon, Kentucky. He was found to tall and stout, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

When Watt's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, he stated that he was working for Wheeling Steel Corporation in New Boston, Ohio, that the person who would always know his name was Mrs. Julia Caudill of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, and that he was born December 13, 1886 in Falcon, Kentucky. He was found to be 6 feet tall, he weighed 240 pounds, and he had blue eyes, brown and gray hair, a light complexion, and a scar on the left side of his neck.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Julia and Watson Caudill were both buried in Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio. No headstone photos are provided.

Julia May Caudill Caudill's obituary, found on findagrave.com:

"Mrs. Julia May Caudill, 66, of Cartro road Franklin Furnace Rt. 1, died at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at Mercy Hospital, where she had been a patient for six days.

"She was born in Salyersville, Ky., a daughter of Benjamin Lewis and Susan LeMaster Caudill, and had lived in Scioto County 39 years.

"Surviving are her husband, Watt Caudill; two daughters, Mrs. Irma Powers of Mash Fork, Ky, and Mrs. Melva Humphrey of Franklin Furnace Rt 1: four sons, Irelan and Verlin both of Willoughby Ohio, Emil of Center St., Wheelersburg and James Edsel of Campbell, Calif., two brothers, Chester Caudill of Wakefield and Charles Caudill of Portsmouth Rt 5, a sister, Mrs. Ruby Powers of Falcon, Ky., and 10 grandchildren.

"Mrs. Caudill was a member of United Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents.

"Funeral services will be conducted at Pine Creek Freewill Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Friday with burial following in Memorial Burial Park under the direction of Harrison Funeral Home. Friends may call at the residence on Franklin Furnace Rt. 1 after 6 tonight."

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Julia M. Caudill was born about 1892, and died May 13, 1958 in Southern Ohio Medical Center Mercy in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 66. She was married at the time of his death.

Watt Caudill's obituary, found on findagrave.com:

"Watt Caudill, 85 of Cartro Rd., Franklin Furnace, died Thursday night in Mercy Hospital.

"Born in Magoffin County, Ky., he was a retired Detroit Stell Corp. employee and a member of the United Steelworkers Union. He attended United Baptist Church.

"Preceded in death by his wife, Julia Mae Caudill, in 1958, he is survived by four sons, Ireland of Willoughby, Emil of Wheelersburg, Verlin of East Lake, and Edsil of Los Gatos, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Irma Powers of Mash Fork, Ky., and Mrs. Melva Humphrey of Franklin Furnace; five brothers, J. W. Caudill of Circleville, Tom of Salyersville, Ky., Prater of Miamisburg, Richard of Wheelersburg Rt. 1, and Harry of Franklin Furnace; three sisters, Mrs. Minta Check and Mrs. Rinda Parsons, both of Wheelersburg, and Mrs. Sola Bolin of Franklin Furnace; 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

"Services are to be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Harrison Funeral Home, with Elder Basil Blair officiating. Interment is to be in Memorial Burial Park.

"Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 tonight

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Watt Caudill was born December 13, 1886, and died in May of 1972. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Franklin Furnace, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Watt Caudill was born about 1887, and died May 11, 1972 in Southern Ohio Medical Center Mercy in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 85. He was widowed at the time of his death.

On page 26 of the 1920 census for District 129 (Green Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated February 8, 1920), Watt Caudill is listed as the head of the household for family #243 (the houses aren't numbered), he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Ireland (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Erma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Melvin (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10 months). They are living next to Watt's parents.

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 73-9 (Green Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 5, 1930), Watt Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #15, he's a galvanizer in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 27, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Julia M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 38), Ireland (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Erma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Melva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Emil (son, born in Ohio, age 8), Edsel (son, born in Ohio, age 6), and Verlin (son, born in Ohio, age 1 year 5 months). They are living 2 houses away from Watt's parents.

On pages 19 & 20 of the 1940 census for District 73-6 (Green Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 18, 1940), Watt Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #157, he's a laborer for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 49), Melva (son, single, new worker, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 21), Emil (son, born in Ohio, age 18), Edsell (son, born in Ohio, age 17), and Verlin (son, born in Ohio, age 12).

    The children of JULIA CAUDILL and WATT CAUDILL are:

    1. IRELAND CAUDILL, b. June 10, 1915, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ireland Caudill was born June 10, 1915 in Magoffin County to Julia Caudill.
    2. ERMA CAUDILL, b. April 4, 1917, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) POWERS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Irma Caudill was born April 4, 1917 in Magoffin County to Julia Caudill.
    3. MELVA CAUDILL, b. February 8, 1919, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) POWERS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Melva Caudill was born February 8, 1919 in Magoffin County to Julia Caudill.
    4. EMIL CAUDILL, b. 1922, Ohio.
    5. JAMES EDSEL CAUDILL, b. 1924, Ohio.
    6. VERLIN CAUDILL, b. 1928, Ohio.







ABEL H. CAUDILL, son of ABEL CAUDILL and MARY ANN "POLLY" CRACE was born in December of 1866 in Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH B. ROARK, daughter of JAMES WESLEY ROARK and VIRGINIA COOK, about 1886. She was born in September of 1870 in Kentucky.

Notes: On page 26 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1880), James W. Roark is listed as the head of the household for house #161, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Tennessee, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Virginia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 33), Marion (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), John A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), William H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), James A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Drussilah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Mary E. (daughter, born in March of 1880 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 49 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1900), Abel H. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #421, he's a farmer, born in December of 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 14 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in September of 1870 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 29), Wattie (son, born in December of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Lola (daughter, born in May of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Sola (daughter, born in September of 1870 in Kentucky, age 9), Wesley (son, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Robert (son, born in October of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Thomas (son, born in September of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), and Mintie (daughter, born in March of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2). They are living 2 houses away from Abel's mother, who's living with his brother John.

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), Abel Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #65, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 24 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and all are still living, age 39), Watson (son, single, school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 23), Lola (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Sola (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Wesley (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Thomas (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Mintia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Rinda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Richard (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Jennie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4). They are living close to Abel's brother Peter.

On page 26 of the 1920 census for District 129 (Green Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated February 8, 1920), A. H. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for family #242 (the houses aren't numbered), he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 49), Marinda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Jennie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Robert (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 26), Richard (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Prater (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Harry B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6). They are living next to daughter Julia.

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 73-9 (Green Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 5, 1930), Abel H. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #13, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 59), Sola (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 39), Prater (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Harry (son, born in Kentucky, age 16). They are living 2 houses away from daughter Julia.

    The children of ABEL CAUDILL and ELIZABETH R0ARK are:

    1. WATSON "WATT" CAUDILL, b. December 13, 1886, Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 11, 1972, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, buried in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio, m. JULIA MAY CAUDILL.
    2. LOLA CAUDILL, b. May 1888, Kentucky.
    3. SOLA CAUDILL, b. September 1870, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BOLIN.
    4. WESLEY CAUDILL, b. February 1892, Kentucky.
    5. ROBERT CAUDILL, b. October 1893, Kentucky.
    6. THOMAS CAUDILL, b. September 5, 1895, Kentucky, d. October 1972, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. ORA CONLEY.
    7. MINTIE CAUDILL, b. March 1898, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) CHECK.
    8. MARINDA CAUDILL, b. 1901, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) PARSONS.
    9. RICHARD CAUDILL, b. 1903, Kentucky.
    10. JENNIE CAUDILL, b. 1906, Kentucky.
    11. PRATER CAUDILL, b. 1912, Kentucky.
    12. HARRY B. CAUDILL, b. 1914, Kentucky.







CHESTER CAUDILL, son of BENJAMIN LEWIS "LEWIS" CAUDILL and SUSAN EMILINE LEMASTER, was born March 18, 1894 in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died February 16, 1975 in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio, and is buried in Bailey Chapel Cemetery in Wakefield, Pike County, Ohio. He married ABBIE LEMASTER, daughter of JAMES WAYMAN LEMASTER and AMANDA ELLEN COLLINS, about 1913. She was born in October of 1895 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died December 22, 1968 in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio, and is buried in Bailey Chapel Cemetery in Wakefield, Pike County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 198 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

When Chester Caudill'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 Falcon, Kentucky, that he had a wife and 3 children, and that he was born March 18, 1895 in Falcon, Kentucky. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

When Chester Caudill's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 27, 1942 in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, he stated that he was self employed in Wakefield, Pike County, that the person who would always know his address was Abbie Caudill of Wakefield, and that he was born March 18, 1894 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 7 inches tall, he weighed 155 pounds, and he had blue eyes, blonde hair, and a light complexion.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Chester and Abbie Caudill were both buried in Bailey Chapel Cemetery in Wakefield, Pike County, Ohio. No headstone photos are provided. Some of their children are buried there as well.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Chester Caudill was born March 18, 1894, and died in February of 1975. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Piketon, Pike County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Chester Caudill was born about 1897, and died February 16, 1975 in Pike County Hospital Med Center in Pike County at the age of 78. He was widowed at the time of his death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Abbie Caudill was born about 1896, and died December 22, 1968 in Pike County Hospital Med Center in Pike County at the age of 72. She was married at the time of her death.

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 17 & 19, 1920), Chester Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #106, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Abbie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Victor (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Flora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 4 months), and Vunia [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 9 months).

On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 66-14 (Scioto Township) in Pike County, Ohio (dated April 14, 1930), Chester Caudill is listed as the head of the household for family #99, he's a laborer in a steel plant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Addile (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 34), Victor (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Flora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Unie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Rosie L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Mavis (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Ilean (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Loretta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 2 months).

On page 13 of the 1940 census for District 66-14 (Scioto) in Pike County, Ohio (dated April 13, 1940), Chester Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #108, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Abbie (wife, born in Kentucky, no formal education, age 44), Victor (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 26), Henry (son, single, truck driver in a feed mill, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 22), Unia Mae (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, 21), Mavis (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Aileen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Loretta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Charles (son, born in Ohio, age 9), Marvin Proctor (son, born in Ohio, age 6), and Virginia Allen Jones (granddaughter, born in Ohio, age 4).

    The children of CHESTER CAUDILL and ABBIE LEMASTER are:

    1. VICTOR J. CAUDILL, b. November 6, 1913, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Victor J. Caudill was born November 6, 1913 in Magoffin County to Abbie Lemaster.
    2. FLORENCE "FLORA" CAUDILL, b. February 22, 1915, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Florence Caudill was born February 22, 1915 in Magoffin County to Abey Lemaster.
    3. HENRY CAUDILL, b. April 22, 1917, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Henry Caudill was born April 22, 1917 in Magoffin County to Abby Lemaster.
    4. UNA MAE CAUDILL, b. October 25, 1918, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) CLARK.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Una Caudill was born October 25, 1918 in Magoffin County to Abbie Loemotter.
    5. ROSA LEE CAUDILL, b. 1920, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) TRUSTY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Rosy L. Caudill was born in Magoffin County to Abbie Lemaster.
    6. MAVIS CAUDILL, b. 1922, Pike County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) GAVER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mavis Caudill was born in Pike County to Abbie Caudill.
    7. AILEEN CAUDILL, b. 1924, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) SIMS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Aileen Caudill was born in Magoffin County to Abbie Lemaster.
    8. LORETTA CAUDILL, b. 1928, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) DIMARCO.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Loretta Caudill was born in Magoffin County to Abbie Lemaster.
    9. CHARLES CAUDILL, b. 1931, Ohio.
    10. MARVIN PROCTOR CAUDILL, b. 1934, Ohio.







AMANDA ELLEN COLLINS, daughter of PHOEBE RATLIFF and ALLEN COLLINS, was born September 11, 1858 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 2, 1936 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married JAMES WAYMAN LEMASTER, son of JOSEPH ELI LEMASTER and LYDIA MARGARET TACKETT, May 7, 1878 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born May 2, 1860 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died April 16, 1949 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: James Wayman Lemaster was the brother of Columbus P. Lemaster, Missouri Ellen Lemaster, Ambrose S. Lemaster, Turtle Dove Lemaster, Samuel Lemaster, and William O. Bradley Lemaster.

According to Kentucky birth records, Amandy E. Collins "white" was born in 1858 "month & day not known" to Allen Collins and Phebe Ratliff.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Amanda E. Collins married James W. Lemaster on May 7, 1878 in Magoffin County at the home of Allen Collins. The witnesses were Hamilton Price and William Gullett, and the minister was C. C. Crace.

According to her death certificate, Amanda E. Collins Lemaster died in November 2, 1936 in Paintsville from chronic nephritis with a contributory cause of typhoid fever. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 11, 1858, her marital status as married, her husband as J. W. Lemaster, her parents as Allen Collins (b. Kentucky) and Phoebe Ratliff (b. Kentucky), the informant as J. W. Lemaster of Oil Springs, Kentucky, and the burial place as Oil Springs.

According to her obituary, Amanda E. Lemaster (age 78), wife of James W. Lemaster, died November 2, 1936 in a local Johnson County hospital from complications due to advanced age, and was buried in the family cemetery at her home in Oil Springs. Besides her husband, she was survived by a number of children and a large number of relatives in Johnson and Magoffin Counties. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his death certificate, James Wayman Lemaster died April 16, 1949 in Oil Springs from arteriosclerosis and senility. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as May 2, 1860, his marital status as widowed, his parents as Eli Lemaster and Manda Ellen Collins, the informant as Proctor Lemaster, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Oil Springs. His place of death is listed as Oil Springs, Magoffin County, but Oil Springs is in Johnson County.

According to his obituary, J. W. Lemaster (age 88), son of Eli and Manda E. Collins [mistake] Lemaster and a retired farmer, was born May 2, 1860 in Magoffin County, died April 16, 1949 at home in Oil Springs after an illness of 2 months, and was buried in the family cemetery. He was survived by 2 sons, Proctor Lemaster (of Oil Springs) and Lundy Lemaster (Piketown, Ohio); 5 daughters, Mrs. B. I. Wheeler (Columbus, Ohio), Mrs. Oscar Wheeler (Wheelersburg, Kentucky); Mrs. Malcom Crace (Wadeville, Ohio), Mrs. W. R. Smith (Zachariah, Kentucky); and a number of grand, great-grand, and great-great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 83 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 7, 1860), Eli Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #564, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Margarett (born in Kentucky, age 17), Columbus P. (born in Kentucky, age 2), and James (born in Kentucky, age 4 months). They are living next to James great-grandparents, Elijah and Elizabeth Lemaster. Elizabeth's maiden name has been reported as Ghent or Borders.

On page 6 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 13, 1870), J. E. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Lyddy M. (born in Kentucky, age 28), Collumbis P. (born in Kentucky, age 11), James W. (born in Kentucky, age 10), Elijah F. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 4), Mosuria E. [Missouri E.] (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Ambrose S. (born in January of 1870 in Kentucky, age 4 months).

On page 12 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1880), James W. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #98, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Amanda E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), and Mollie F. (daughter, born in April of 1880 in Kentucky, age 1 month). They are living next to Amanda's parents.

On pages 28 & 29 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), James W. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #250, he's a farmer, born in May of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in December of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 42), Dora (daughter, born in April of 1880 in Kentucky, age 20), Fannie (daughter, born in May of 1882 in Kentucky, age 18), Luther (son, born in April of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Lula (daughter, born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Lundon [or London] (son, born in January of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Dora (daughter, born in September of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Abbie (daughter, born in October of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), and Proctor Lee (son, born in February of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), James Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #58, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 31 years, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Manda E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 9 are still living, age 51), Lundy (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Dora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Abbie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Proctor (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Julia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9).

    The children of AMANDA COLLINS and JAMES LEMASTER are:

    1. MOLLIE FLORA LEMASTER, b. April 1880, Kentucky, m. B. I. WHEELER, son of GREENVILLE POWERS WHEELER and MELVINA A. WHEELER. He was b. 1880, d. May 31, 1937, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: B. I. Wheeler was the brother of Daniel Manford Wheeler and James W. Wheeler.
      B. I. Wheeler's parents names were determined by finding Greenville Wheeler's obituary (1856-1936).
      According to Kentucky birth records, Greenville P. Wheeler was born November 6, 1856 in Johnson County to Daniel Wheeler and Mary Salyer.
      According to her death certificate, Melvina Wheeler Wheeler died November 27, 1943 in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, from bronchial pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as March 10, 1856, her marital status as widowed, her parents as William Wheeler and Judy Green, the informant as Oscar Wheeler, and the burial place as Wheeler Cemetery in Wheelersburg, Kentucky.
      According to his obituary, B. I. Wheeler (age 57) was a resident of Ashland, Kentucky. He died May 31, 1937, and was buried in James LeMaster Cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by his mother, Mrs. Melva Wheeler; his widow, Mrs. Flora Wheeler; 2 daughters, Mrs. Sidney Crabtree (of Lucasville, Ohio) and Miss Lucy Wheeler (still at home); 3 brothers, James Wheeler (Ohio), D. M. Wheeler (Wheelersburg, Kentucky), and Oscar Wheeler (Wheelersburg); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Carrie Jenkins (Everett, Kentucky) and Mrs. Bessie Brown (Paintsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. FANNIE LEMASTER, b. May 1882, Kentucky.
    3. LUTHER LEMASTER, b. April 2, 1885, Kentucky, d. January 18, 1923, Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Collins Cemetery, Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. SOLA PATRICK.
    4. LULA LEMASTER, b. March 1888, Kentucky, m. MALCOM CRACE.
    5. LONDON LEMASTER, b. January 25, 1891, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JULIA GRIFFITH.
    6. DORA LEMASTER, b. September 1893, Kentucky.
    7. ABBIE LEMASTER, b. October 1895, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. December 22, 1968, Piketon, Pike County, Ohio, buried in Wakefield, Pike County, Ohio, m. CHESTER CAUDILL.
    8. PROCTOR LEE LEMASTER, b. March 23, 1898, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 4, 1956, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BERTHA BLAIR.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Proctor Lemaster (age 58), son of J. W. and Amanda Collins Lemaster and a lifelong resident of Oil Springs, was born March 23, 1898, died Setpember 4, 1956 in a local Johnson County hospital from a heart condition following a 4 year illness, and was buried in Collins Cemetery in Oil Springs. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Bertha Blair Lemaster; 1 son, Harold Lemaster (of Oil Springs); 3 daughters, Bernette Thomas (Dayton, Ohio), Elizabeth Liper (Dayton), and Marian Lee Tackett (Oil Springs); and 4 sisters, Mrs. Flora Wheeler (Columbus, Ohio), Mrs. Lula Crace (Piketon, Ohio), Mrs. Abbie Caudill (Piketon, Ohio), and Mrs. Julie Smith (Leeco, Kentucky). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    9. JULIA LEMASTER, b. 1901, Kentucky, m. W. R. SMITH.

    (This information comes from Joseph Eugene Conley and other sources)







CHARLES BENTLEY CAUDILL, son of BENJAMIN LEWIS "LEWIS" CAUDILL and SUSAN EMILINE LEMASTER, was born January 28, 1898 in Kentucky, died May 6, 1976 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio. He married MARJORIE H. MOORE, daughter of CLAUD A. MOORE and MYRTLE JESSE SPENCER, about 1928. She was born July 14, 1904 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, died March 20, 1993 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 198 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Marjorie Moore Caudill's brother's full name is listed as Chester Spencer Moore on his Ohio death record transcript (1918-1990).

According to Ohio birth record transcripts, Marjorie Moore was born July 14, 1904 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, to Claud Moore and Myrtle Spencer.

When Charles Bently Caudill's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer working for B. L. Caudill in Falcon, Magoffin County, that his closest relative was B. L. Caudill, and that he was born January 28, 1899. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Charles B. Caudill lived from 1899 to 1976, and was buried in Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio, and that Marjorie Caudill lived from 1904 to 1993, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Charles Caudill was born January 28, 1899, and died in May of 1876. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Charles B. Caudill was born about 1899, and died May 6, 1976 in a long-term care facility in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 77. He was married at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Marjorie Caudill was born July 14, 1904, and died March 20, 1993. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Marjorie Moore Caudill was born July 14, 1904 in Scioto County, Ohio, and died March 20, 1993 in a long-term care facility in Scioto County at the age of 88. Her father's surname is listed as Moore, her mother's maiden name as Spencer, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 144 (Washington Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 18, 1910), Claud E. Moore is listed as the head of the household for house #30, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, 1st marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Myrtle J. (wife, born in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 29), Marjorie (daughter, born in Ohio, age 5), Garnett T. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 3), Dorotha M. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 1), and Dorotha M. Becket (boarder, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, age 8).

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 143 (Washington Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated January 10 & 12, 1920), Claude A. Moore is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a farmer, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Jessie (wife, born in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio, age 39), Margery (daughter, born in Ohio, age 15), Garnet (daughter, born in Ohio, age 13), Dorothy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Esther (daughter, born in Ohio, age 7), and Chester (son, born in Ohio, age 1 year 7 months).

On page 24 of the 1930 census for District 73-24 (Washington Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 3, 1930), Charles B. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #227, he's working in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 28, and he's 30 years old. Also listed is Marjorie H. (wife, operates an adding machine in a bank, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, first married at 23, age 25).

On page 4 of the 1940 census for District 73-28 (Washington Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 2, 1940), Charles Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #34, he's working in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has 2 years of college, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Marjorie (wife, born in Ohio, no formal education, age 35), and Rodney (son, born in Ohio, age 4).

    The child of CHARLES CAUDILL and MARJORIE MOORE is:

    1. CHARLES RODNEY CAUDILL, b. July 7, 1935, Ohio, d. March 26, 2005, Ohio, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Social Security applications and claims indexes, Charles Rodney Caudill was born July 7, 1935 in Scioto County, Ohio, and died March 26, 2005. His parents are listed as Charles Bentley Caudill and Marjorie Moore.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Charles Rodney Caudill was born July 7, 1935 in Ohio, and died March 26, 2005 in Ohio State University Medical Center at the age of 69. He was married and living in Scioto County at the time of his death.







JAMES WESLEY ROARK, son of JAMES ROARK and ELIZABETH MULLINS, was born in March of 1852 in Kentucky, and died before 1910. He married VIRGINIA COOK, daughter of ANDERSON COOK and DRUCILLA HUFFMAN, about 1869. She was born in September of 1847 in Virginia, and died after 1930.

Notes: On page 232 of the 1850 census for District 54 in Russell County, Virginia (dated November 21, 1850), Anderson Cook is listed as the head of the household for house #1588, he's a farmer, born in Russell County, Virginia, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Priscilla (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 28), Randell (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 13), Jacob (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 13), Henry (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 12), Ewing (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 10), Elihu (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 7), John (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 5), Jane (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 4), Archer (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 1), and Samuel (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 1 month). They are living next to a Jacob Cook who's 42 years old.

On page 53 of the 1860 census for Letcher County, Kentucky (dated July 6, 1860), James Roark is listed as the head of the household for house #345, not working, born in Virginia, and he's 71 years old. Also listed is Elizabeth (birthplace unknown, age 54), Martha (born in Kentucky, age 20), Manerva (born in Kentucky, age 18), Marinda (born in Kentucky, age 14), and James (born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 53 of the 1860 census for Letcher County, Kentucky (dated July 6, 1860), Anderson Cook is listed as the head of the household for house #176, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Drewsiler (born in Virginia, age 36), Ewins (born in Virginia, age 20), John (born in Virginia, age 14), Jane (born in Virginia, age 12), Archelolos (born in Virginia, age 10), Samuel (born in Virginia, age 9), William (born in Virginia, age 5), Eliga (born in Virginia, age 4), and Eliza (born in Virginia, age 7 months).

On page 13 of the 1870 census for Precinct 3 in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated July 22, 1870), Wesley Roark is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 18 years old. Also listed are Virginia (born in Kentucky, age 22), and Marien (born in Kentucky, age 3). Virginia's parents are in house #82.

On page 26 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1880), James W. Roark is listed as the head of the household for house #161, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Tennessee, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Virginia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 33), Marion (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), John A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), William H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), James A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Drussilah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Mary E. (daughter, born in March of 1880 in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 46 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1900), James W. Roark is listed as the head of the household for house #399, he's a farmer, born in March of 1852 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 30 years, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Virginia (wife, born in September of 1847 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 13 children and 11 are still living, age 52, Harry B. (son, born in October of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), Hattie (daughter, born in July of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Ida (daughter, born in July of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Gracie (daughter, born in June of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8), and Lee Montgomery (servant, farm laborer, born in September of 1881 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18). They are living next to son James.

On page 10 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Virginia Roark is found living in the home of her son. Harry Roark is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Della (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 26), Roy (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Richard (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Hattie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Mary Conley (relationship not named, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Virginia Roark (mother, widowed, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 15 children and 4 are still living, age 63). They are living next to daughter Grace.

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 21 & 22, 1920), Virginia is found still living with her son Harry. Harry Roark is listed as the head of the household for house #132, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Dellia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Roy (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Richard (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Haty (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Fannie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Louis (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Ida (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 4 months), Nannie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6 months), and Virginia Roark (mother, widowed, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 72).

On page 55 of the 1930 census for District 45-16 (Russell) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 29, 1930), Virginia is found living in the home of her son. James L. Roark is listed as the head of the household for house #325, he's a house carpenter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Lydia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 51), Sonny (son, single, truck driver for the tie yards, born in Kentucky, age 21), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Mannie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Virginia Roark (mother, widowed, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 83).

    The children of JAMES ROARK and VIRGINIA COOK are:

    1. MARION ROARK, b. 1867, Kentucky.
    2. ELIZABETH B. ROARK, b. September 1870, Kentucky, m. ABEL H. CAUDILL.
    3. JOHN ANDERSON ROARK, b. February 16, 1872, Letcher County, Kentucky, d. August 26, 1948, Hoods Creek, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Dixon Cemetery, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. LYDIA ELIZABETH BLAIR.
    4. WILLIAM H. ROARK, b. 1874, Kentucky.
    5. JAMES L. ROARK, b. October 1875, Kentucky, m. LYDIA EMILY (unknown last name), 1896. She was b. December 1889, Kentucky.
    6. DRUCILLA ROARK, b. October 5, 1877, Letcher County, Kentucky, d. April 14, 1940, Leatha, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Leatha, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. HERNANDO C. CRACE.
    7. MARY ELLEN ROARK, b. March 2, 1880, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 15, 1952, Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Adams Cemetery, Lick Creek, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. JOHN D. ADAMS.
    8. HARRY B. ROARK, b. October 1882, Kentucky, m. DELLA LEMASTER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, H. B. Roark married Dollie Lemaster on October 23, 1901 in Magoffin County at the home of George Tackett. The witnesses were Marian Hale and James Roark, and the minister was S. M. Whitt.
      Harry's and Della's son, Richard, married Ruie Jackson.
    9. HATTIE ROARK, b. July 1886, Kentucky.
    10. IDA ROARK, b. July 1889, Kentucky.
    11. GRACE ROARK, b. June 28, 1891, Kentucky, d. August 13, 1973, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. ELZIE CONLEY.







DEWEY CONLEY, son of WILLIAM HENRY CONLEY and MARTHA EMILY CAUDILL, was born July 18, 1898 in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died July 5, 1970 in Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio, and is buried in New Market Cemetery in New Market, Highland County, Ohio. He married VERNA LOUISE MCCARTY, daughter of DORA ELLEN WHITT and FREDERICK MCCARTY, January 3, 1923 in Palmyra, Greenup County, Kentucky. She was born October 4, 1906 in Palmyra, Greenup County, Kentucky, died December 7, 2000 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and is buried in New Market Cemetery in New Market, Highland County, Ohio.

Notes: When Dewey Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer working for Martha Conley in Falcon, Magoffin County, that his closest relative was Martha Conley of Falcon, and that he was born July 18, 1898. He was found to be of medium height and stout build, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dewey Conley was born July 18, 1898, and died in July of 1970. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Dewey Conley died July 5, 1970 in Highland District Hospital in Hillsboro, Highland County, at the age of 71. He was married at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, V. L. Conley was born October 4, 1906, and died December 7, 2000. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio and her last place of residence was in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Verna Louise McCarty Conley was born October 4, 1906 in Kentucky, and died December 7, 2000 in a long-term care facility in Columbus, Franklin County, at the age of 94. Her father's surname is listed as McCarty, her mother's maiden name as Whitt, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 8-16 (Perry Township) in Brown County, Ohio (dated April 24, 1930), Dewey Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #123, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Vernie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 22), Harold (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Fredie (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Delvert (son, born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

    The children of DEWEY CONLEY and VERNA MCCARTY are:

    1. HAROLD HENRY CONLEY, b. October 20, 1923, Palmyra, Greenup County, Kentucky, d. November 5, 2007, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, buried in Boulder County, Colorado, m. DONNA MARJEAN WARNER.
    2. HOMER B. CONLEY, b. May 28, 1925, Palmyra, Greenup County, Kentucky, d. May 13, 2008, Dayton, Greene County, Ohio, m. MARY ELLABELLE SHERIDAN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Homer B. Conley was born May 28, 1925 in Greenup County to Verna McCarty.
    3. WILLIAM FRED CONLEY, b. May 25, 1927, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. April 16, 1991, Provo, Utah County, Utah, buried in American Fork, Utah County, Utah, m. MARGARET AUDINE MILBOURNE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, William F. Conley was born May 25, 1927 in Boyd County to Verna McCorty.
    4. DELBERT E. CONLEY, b. August 11, 1929, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Santa Fe National Cemetery, Sante Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, m. MARIE KATHERINE HEBERLEIN.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Delbert E. Conley was born August 11, 1929 in Boyd County to Vernie McCarty.
    5. DENVER LEO CONLEY, m. JANE LOUISE SCHROEDER.
    6. DARRELL EUGENE CONLEY, b. March 13, 1934, St. Martin, Brown County, Ohio, d. November 29, 1987, Centerville, Montgomery County, Ohio, buried in Dunn's Chapel Cemetery, Willetville, Ohio, m. ELEANOR IMOGENE HATCHER.
    7. TROY GAYLORD CONLEY, b. March 11, 1936, St. Martin, Brown County, Ohio, d. April 17, 2008, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in New Market Baptist Cemetery, New Market, Franklin County, Ohio, m. OLGA DARREEN ROBERSON.

    (This information comes from David Conley and other sources)







WHEELER CONLEY, son of WILLIAM HENRY CONLEY and MARTHA EMILY CAUDILL, was born December 20, 1903 in Kentucky, and died in November of 1980 in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. He married DULCENA "DULCIE" OLIVER, daughter of DANIEL OLIVER and ARTIE ROWE, about 1925. She was born March 12, 1908 in Kentucky, and died May 18, 1994 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 201 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Wheeler Conley was born December 20, 1903, and died in November of 1980. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Dulcie Oliver Conley was born March 12, 1908 in Kentucky, and died May 18, 1994 in Grandview Hospital in Dayton, Montgomery County, at the age of 86. Her father's surname is listed as Oliver, her mother's maiden name as Rowe, and she was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 26 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1930), Wheeler Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #192, he's working in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Dulcie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 22), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 2 months), Naomi (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 7 months), and Wanetti (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6 months). They are living close to Wheeler's brother John.

    The children of WHEELER CONLEY and DULCIE OLIVER are:

    1. CHARLES H. CONLEY, b. 1926, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles H. Conley was born in Boyd County to Dulcie Oliver.
    2. NAOMI CONLEY, b. 1928, Kentucky.
    3. DELOIS WANETTI CONLEY, b. 1929, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Delois W. Conley was born in Magoffin County to Dulcie Oliver.
    4. JAMES B. CONLEY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James B. Conley was born in Magoffin County to Dulcie Oliver.
    5. OLETHA J. CONLEY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Oletha J. Conley was born in Magoffin County to Dulcie Oliver.
    6. BILLIE C. CONLEY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Billie C. Conley was born in Magoffin County to Dulcie Oliver.
    7. NORMA G. CONLEY, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Norma G. Conley was born in Magoffin County to Dulcie Olliver.







PETER CONLEY, son of MOSES CONLEY and NANCY DAY, was born April 4, 1853 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died September 13, 1929 in Irontown, Lawrence County, Ohio. He married MARY ANN WADDELL, daughter of MERIDETH WADDELL and MARY ANN PENNINGTON. She was born January 30, 1858 in Elliot County, Kentucky, and died September 9, 1930 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

Notes: On page 4 of the 1880 census for District 88 (Elk Fork) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1880), Peter Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #73, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father's birthplace is blank, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Mary Ann (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), and William F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 37 of the 1900 census for District 19 (Little Fork) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated June 27, 1900), Peter Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #329, he's a farmer, born in April of 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 24 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in January of 1858 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 14 children and 6 are still living, age 42), William (son, single, at school, born in February of 1877 in Kentucky, age 23), Julia (daughter, born in June of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), Newton (son, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), John (son, born in February of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Samuel (son, born in May of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Della (daughter, born in November of 1899 in Kentucky, age 7 months).

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 18 (Geyer Bridge) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), Peter Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #44, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 35 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 14 children and 6 are still living, age 52), Willie F. (son, single, brakeman for the railroad, born in Kentucky, age 33), Newton (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), John M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Sam E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Della M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10). They are living next to daughter Julia.

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 96 (Elizabeth Township) in Lawrence County, Ohio (dated January 7, 1920), Peter Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 66 years old. Also listed are Mary Conley (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 61), Willie Conley (son, single, railroad conductor, born in Kentucky, age 43), Julia Conley (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 35), Newton Conley (son, single, barber, born in Kentucky, age 26), John Conley (son, single, laborer in a paper mill, born in Kentucky, age 24), Della Conley (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Hobert Salyer (son-in-law, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), and Elizabeth Salyer (daughter, married [?] born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 11 months).

    The children of PETER CONLEY and MARY WADDELL are:

    1. WILLIAM F. CONLEY, b. February 1877, Kentucky.
    2. JULIA ELIZABETH CONLEY, b. June 16, 1882, Kentucky, d. January 23, 1976, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, m. BRITTON BAILEY FRALEY.
    3. NEWTON CONLEY, b. February 1892, Kentucky.
    4. JOHN M. CONLEY, b. February 1894, Kentucky.
    5. SAMUEL EARNEST CONLEY, b. May 1897, Kentucky.
    6. DELLA MAY CONLEY, b. November 1899, Kentucky.







JULIA ELIZABETH CONLEY, daughter of PETER CONLEY and MARY ANN WADDELL, was born June 16, 1882 in Kentucky, and died January 23, 1976 in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. She married BRITTON BAILEY FRALEY, son of GEORGE W. C. FRALEY and MARTHA R. HAY, about 1901. He was born June 20, 1879 in Elliott County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Julia Fraley was born June 16, 1882, and died in January of 1976. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Julia E. Fraley was born about 1883, and died January 23, 1976 at home in Chillicothe, Ross County, at the age of 93. She was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 10 of the 1880 census for District 21 (Newcombs) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1880), George W. C. Fraley is listed as the head of the household for house #163, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in North Carolina, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Martha R. (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 25), Louisa J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Elizabeth A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Briton B. (son, born in June of 1879 in Kentucky, age 11 months), and Margaret Sparks (servant, housekeeper, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13). They are living close to George's parents, Britton B. and Abegail Fraley. They are living close to George's widowed mother (age 88) and other Fraley family members.

On page 21 of the 1900 census for District 18 (Newcomb) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated June 13, 1900), George M. C. Fraley [hard to read] is listed as the head of the household for house #140, he's a farmer, born in November of 1842 in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in North Carolina, married for 35 years, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Martha R. (wife, born in August of 1851 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 48), Briton (son, single, farm laborer, born in June of 1878 in Kentucky, age 21), Nancy A. (daughter, born in March of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), James H. (son, born in August of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Missouri (daughter, born in May of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Verlina (daughter, born in April of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Nelson Adkins (son-in-law, married, farm laborer, born in March of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 0 years, age 27), and Mary N. (daughter, born in September of 1882 in Kentucky, married for 0 years, she hasn't had any children, age 17).

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 18 (Geyer Bridge) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), Briton B. Frailey is listed as the head of the household for house #44, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 9 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Julia E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 26), Louisa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Marth A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Minta M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 months), and Elva Keaton [hard to read] (niece, single, servant for a private family, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23). They are living next to Julia's parents.

On page 25 of the 1920 census for District 99 (Schulz) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated February 9, 1920), Briton B. Fraley is listed as the head of the household for house #225, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Louisa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Minnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Esther (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Edna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and John J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 2 months).

On page 8 of the 1930 census for District 45-5 (Schultz) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Briton Fraley is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, first married at age 21, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 47), John J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Dortha M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Paul (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Betty J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Clyde McGraw (son-in-law, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 20), Minty McGraw (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 20), Mary E. McGraw (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9 months), Dave Castel [hard to read] (son-in-law, married, works on the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 22), Ester Castel (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 17), and James L. Castel (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 26 of the 1940 census for District 45-5 in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated May 9, 1940), Britton Fraley is listed as the head of the household for house #236, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Julia E. (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 57), Paul (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Betty Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    The children of JULIA CONLEY and BRITTON FRALEY are:

    1. LOUISA DOROTHY FRALEY, b. 1902, Kentucky, m. LEVI HALL.
    2. MARTHA FRALEY, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    3. MINTA M. FRALEY, b. 1910, Kentucky, m. CLYDE MCGRAW.
    4. ESTHER FRALEY, b. October 10, 1912, Kentucky, d. March 27, 2000, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, m. DAVE CASSEL.
    5. EDNA FRALEY, b. January 26, 1915, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Edna Fraley is found living with her sister Louisa in the 1930 census.
    6. JOHN J. FRALEY, b. December 14, 1917, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. September 15, 1989, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio.
    7. PAUL FRALEY, b. October 31, 1923, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. ELVA B. FYFFE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Paul Fraley was born October 31, 1923 in Greeup County to Julia Conley.
    8. BETTY JANE FRALEY, b. 1926, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Betty J. Fraley was born in Greeup County to Julia Conley.

    (This information comes from Paul Fraley Jr. and other sources)







MINTA M. FRALEY, daughter of JULIA ELIZABETH CONLEY and BRITTON BAILEY FRALEY, was born about 1910 in Kentucky. She married CLYDE MCGRAW about 1929. He was born about 1910 in Kentucky.

Notes: On page 8 of the 1930 census for District 45-5 (Schultz) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Briton Fraley is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, first married at age 21, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 47), John J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Dortha M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Paul (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Betty J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Clyde McGraw (son-in-law, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 20), Minty McGraw (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 20), Mary E. McGraw (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9 months), Dave Castel [hard to read] (son-in-law, married, works on the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 22), Ester Castel (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 17), and James L. Castel (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

    The child of MINTA FRALEY and CLYDE MCGRAW is:

    1. MARY E. MCGRAW, b. 1929, Kentucky.







ESTHER FRALEY, daughter of JULIA ELIZABETH CONLEY and BRITTON BAILEY FRALEY, was born October 10, 1912 in Kentucky, and died March 27, 2000 in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. She married DAVE CASSEL about 1928. He was born about 1908 in Kentucky.

Notes: On page 8 of the 1930 census for District 45-5 (Schultz) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Briton Fraley is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, first married at age 21, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 47), John J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Dortha M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Paul (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Betty J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Clyde McGraw (son-in-law, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 20), Minty McGraw (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 20), Mary E. McGraw (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9 months), Dave Castel [hard to read] (son-in-law, married, works on the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 22), Ester Castel (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 17), and James L. Castel (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

    The child of ESTHER FRALEY and DAVE CASSEL is:

    1. JAMES L. CASSEL, b. 1929, Kentucky.







BRUCE CONLEY, son of WILLIAM HENRY CONLEY and MARTHA EMILY CAUDILL, was born April 15, 1907 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died March 5, 1987 in Marion, Marion County, Ohio. He married MILDRED BUSSEY, daughter of RUFUS THOMAS BUSSEY and LURIED NAVADA CLARK. She was born about 1915 in Alabama, and died November 27, 1971 in Marion, Marion County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on Bruce Conley can be found on page 201 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth records, Bruce Conley, son of W. H. Conley (b. Magoffin County) and Martha Caudill (b. Magoffin County), was born April 15, 1907 in Magoffin County.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bruce Conley was born April 17, 1907, and died in March of 1987. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Marion, Marion County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Bruce Conley was born about 1908 in Kentucky, and died March 5, 1987 at home in Marion, Marion County, at the age of 79. He was widowed at the time of is death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Mildred Conley was born about 1915, and died November 27, 1971 in Marion General Hospital in Marion, Marion County, at the age of 56. She was married at the time of her death.

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 64-20 (Precinct 13) in Walker County, Alabama (dated April 8, 1930), Rufus Bussey is listed as the head of the household for house #148, he's a coal miner, born in Alabama, parents born in Alabama, first married at age 22, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Lurid (wife, born in Alabama, parents born in Alabama, first married at 17, age 37), Ottis (son, born in Alabama, age 18), Sawson (son, born in Alabama, age 16), Mildred (daughter, born in Alabama, age 14), Marion (son, born in Alabama, age 12), Terry (son, born in Alabama, age 9), Guindalou (daughter, born in Alabama, age 8), Emma S. (daughter, born in Alabama, age 6), Tommy L. (daughter, born in Alabama, age 4 years 8 months), and Naomy (daughter, born in Alabama, age 3 years 1 month).

    The child of BRUCE CONLEY and MILDRED BUSSEY is:

    1. IVAN DUELL CONLEY, b. July 23, 1937, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 10, 2002, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ivan D. Conley was born July 23, 1937 in Johnson County to Mildred Bussey.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ivan D. Conley was born July 23, 1937, and died October 10, 2002. He received his Social Security card in 1953-1954 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Enon, Clark County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ivan D. Conley was born July 23, 1937 in Kentucky, and died October 10, 2002 in Dayton, Montgomery County, at the age of 65. His mother's maiden name is listed as Bussey, he was a veteran of the Air Force, he was a resident of Clark County, Ohio, and he was married at the time of his death.
    2. JEFFREY LYNN CONLEY.
    3. TIMOTHY BRUCE CONLEY.
    4. HENRY THOMAS CONLEY.

    (This information comes from Henry Thomas Conley and other sources)







LOUISA DOROTHY FRALEY, daughter of JULIA ELIZABETH CONLEY and BRITTON BAILEY FRALEY, was born about 1902 in Kentucky. She married LEVI HALL, son of GEORGE W. HALL and HANNAH (unknown last name), about 1925. He was born in March of 1896 in Kentucky.

Notes: On page 28 of the 1900 census for District 19 (Little Fork) in Elliott County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 1900), Geo. W. Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #242, he's a farmer, born in October of 1865 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 14 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Hannah (wife, born in April of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 40), Lousia (daughter, born in April of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Eva L. (daughter, born in December of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Alexander (son, born in January of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Ila M. (daughter, born in August of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), James (son, born in April of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Levi (son, born in March of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Geo D. [hard to read] (son, born in February of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1), and Rebecca Mosley (mother, widowed, born in March of 1838 in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in North Carolina, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 62).

On page 26 of the 1910 census for District 101 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1910), George Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #189, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 24 years old, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Hannah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 49), Eva (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Eloch (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Ila (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Jimmie (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Levi (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Dewey (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Olea (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Violet (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Fred (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 5 months).

On page 21 of the 1920 census for District 99 (Schulz) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated February 9, 1920), George Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #183, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Hannah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 53), Levy (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 24), Dewey (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 21), and Violet (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16). Louisa and family are living in house #225.

On page 8 of the 1930 census for District 45-5 (Schultz) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Levi Hall is listed as the head of the household for house #81, he's a car repairer in a car shop, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 28, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Luease [hard to read] (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 27), and Edna Fraley (sister-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15). They are living close to Louisa and Edna's parents.







DORA ELLEN WHITT, daughter of ISAAC M. WHITT and POLLY ANN HUNT, was born in March of 1882 in Kentucky, and died April 30, 1921 in Ohio. She married FREDERICK MCCARTY, son of NELSON MCCARTY and LOUISA DICY BLANTON, about 1900. He was born April 22, 1879 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died November 14, 1963 in Greenup County, Kentucky. Frederick McCarty married (2) ELIZABETH OLIVER CONLEY.

Notes: On page 11 of the 1900 census for District 50 (Hunnewell) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Nelson McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #97, he's a farmer, born in January of 1840 in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 42 years, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Louiza (wife, born in September of 1839 in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 60), Frederick (son, born in March of 1880 in Kentucky, married less than a year, age 20), Dora (daughter-in-law, born in March of 1882 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married less than a year, she hasn't had any children, age 18), Emma McCarty (granddaughter, born in May of 1889 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), and William (grandson, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 48 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Fred McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Dora E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 29), Elva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Buell (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Verna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Floyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 months). They are living close to Fred's parents.

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 1920), Fred McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #123, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Dora E. (wife, born in Kentucky, age 38), Buel (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Verna L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Floyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Wanie T. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Opel M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Ival [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 4 months).

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

    The children of DORA WHITT and FRED MCCARTY are:

    1. ELVA MCCARTY, b. January 29, 1902, Kentucky, d. December 23, 1982, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. SAMUEL CONLEY.
    2. BUELL MCCARTY, b. 1904, Kentucky.
      Notes: Buell McCarty is found living with his sister Elva in the 1930 census.
    3. VERNA LOUISE MCCARTY, b. October 4, 1906, Palmyra, Greenup County, Kentucky, d. December 7, 2000, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, buried in New Market Cemetery, New Market, Highland County, Ohio, m. DEWEY CONLEY.
    4. FLOYD MCCARTY, b. 1910, Kentucky.
    5. WONIE T. MCCARTY, b. 1913, Kentucky, m. K. C. OLIVER.
    6. OPAL M. MCCARTY, b. 1915, Kentucky.
      Notes: Opal McCarty is found living with her sister Wonie in the 1930 census.
    7. IVAL MCCARTY, b. 1918, Kentucky.

    (This information comes from David Conley and other sources)







SAMUEL CONLEY, son of ADAM CONLEY and ELIZABETH OLIVER was born May 2, 1896 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died July 24, 1969 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He married ELVA MCCARTY, daughter of DORA ELLEN WHITT and FREDERICK MCCARTY, about 1918. She was born January 29, 1902 in Kentucky, and died December 23, 1982 in Greenup County, Kentucky.

Notes: On page 15 of the 1920 census for District 109 (Pennsylvania) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated February 5 & 6, 1920), Sam Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #131, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Elva (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), and Beetrice (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 0 months). They are living next to Sam's widowed mother.

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 45-19 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Sam Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #37, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Elva (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 27), Beatrice (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Heliotrope (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Oakie (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Maxie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 11 months), Dixie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 6 months), Buel McCarty (brother-in-law, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), and John Mabihen [hard to read] (boarder, divorced, farm helper, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45).

    The children of SAM CONLEY and ELVA MCCARTY are:

    1. BEATRICE CONLEY, b. 1920, Kentucky.
    2. HELIOTROPE CONLEY, b. 1922, Kentucky.
    3. OAKIE CONLEY, b. December 10, 1923, Kentucky, d. April 29, 1987, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. LOVE I. L. FANNIN. He was b. 1927.
    4. MAXIE CONLEY, b. 1926, Kentucky.
    5. DIXIE CONLEY, 1928, Kentucky.







LOUISA DICY BLANTON, daughter of JAMES HENDERSON BLANTON and DICY LOUISA ELY, was born September 27, 1838 in Kentucky, and died April 18, 1919 in Greenup County, Kentucky. She married NELSON MCCARTY, son of JOHN P. MCCARTY and MARTHA CLARISSA SALYER, June 5, 1856 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born January 30, 1839 in Big Paint Creek, Harlan County, Kentucky, and died September 22, 1915 in Greenup County, Kentucky.

Notes: On page 132 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 21, 1860), Nelson McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #841, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Louisa (born in Kentucky, age 21), John C. B. (born in Kentucky, age 3), Sarah J. (born in Kentucky, age 1), and John Blanton (laborer, born in Kentucky, age 18). They are living next to Nelson's parents.

On pages 19 & 20 of the 1870 census for Barnetts Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 30, 1870), Nelson McCarta is listed as the head of the household for house #131, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Louisa (born in Kentucky, age 30), John C. B. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Sarah J. (born in Kentucky, age 11), James H. (born in Kentucky, age 9), Maryatta (born in Kentucky, age 6), Susanna (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Samuel Blanton (works on farm, born in Kentucky, age 22). They are living close to Nelson's mother.

On pages 1 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1880), Nelson McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #4, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, age 41), Mary E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Susanah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Martelia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Thomas J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Disa A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Frederick (son, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Wilson McCarty (cousin, laborer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 19). They are living next to Nelson's brother David and close to son John.

On page 11 of the 1900 census for District 50 (Hunnewell) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Nelson McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #97, he's a farmer, born in January of 1840 in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 42 years, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Louiza (wife, born in September of 1839 in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 60), Frederick (son, born in March of 1880 in Kentucky, married less than a year, age 20), Dora (daughter-in-law, born in March of 1882 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married less than a year, she hasn't had any children, age 18), Emma McCarty (granddaughter, born in May of 1889 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), and William (grandson, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Nelson McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #45, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 52 years, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 70), Allie Blanton (daughter, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 33), and Harry McCarty (grandson, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16). They are living close to son Frederick and also to Allie's ex-husband and her children.

    The children of LOUISA BLANTON and NELSON MCCARTY are:

    1. JOHN C. B. MCCARTY, b. 1857, Kentucky, m. MARY J. (unknown last name).
    2. SARAH JANE MCCARTY, b. January 18, 1859, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 4, 1913, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JAMES MACK BLANTON.
    3. JAMES H. MCCARTY, b. February 13, 1861, Kentucky, d. November 23, 1919, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SARAH ELIZABETH COLDIRON, daughter of JAMES COLDIRON and REBECCA BLANTON. She was b. March 4, 1864, Kentucky, d. June 27, 1947, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Sarah Elizabeth Coldiron was the sister of Gilbert F. Coldiron.
      A child of James H. and Sarah Elizabeth Coldiron McCarty was Clifton McCarty.
      According to his death certificate, James H. McCarty died November 23, 1919 in Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from apoplexy. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as February 13, 1861, his marital status as married, his occcupation as farmer, his parents as Nelson McCarty (b. Kentucky) and Louise Blanton (b. Kentucky), the informant as Luther Baldwin of Manila, Kentucky, and the burial place as Manila.
      According to her death certificate, Sarah Elizabeth Coldiron McCarty died June 27, 1947 in rural Johnson County, Kentucky, from a fractured hip. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as March 4, 1864, her marital status as widowed, her husband as James H. McCarty, her place of residence as rural Johnson County, her parents as Jim Coldiron (b. Kentucky) and Rebecca Blanton (b. Kentucky), the informant as Oscar McCarty of Manila, Kentucky, and the burial place as Manila.
    4. MARY ETTA MCCARTY, b. 1864, Kentucky.
    5. SUSANNAH MCCARTY, b. May 1867, Kentucky, d. before 1920, m. LEONARD BLANTON.
    6. MARTILLA "TEALY" MCCARTY, b. May 17, 1871, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 13, 1944, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Greenup County, Kentucky, m. (1) JOHN M. SALYER, m. (2) WILLIAM RANSOM PICKLESIMER, m. (3) (unknown first name) TAYLOR.
    7. THOMAS J. MCCARTY, b. 1873, Kentucky.
    8. DISA ALLIE MCCARTY, b. December 2, 1876, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 1, 1955, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. (1) LEWIS BLANTON, m. (2) JOHN MANKINS, m. (3) LESLIE B. CONLEY.
    9. FREDERICK MCCARTY, b. April 22, 1879, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 14, 1963, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. (1) DORA ELLEN WHITT, m. (2) ELIZABETH OLIVER CONLEY.







JOHN P. MCCARTY, son of THOMAS MCCARTY and MARGARET SALYER, was born about 1824 in Russell County, Virginia, and died November 30, 1861 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married MARTHA CLARISSA SALYER March 10, 1836 in Harlan County, Kentucky. She was born about 1820 in Kentucky, and died August 30, 1886.

Notes: On page 43 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 30, 1850), John McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #286, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Patsey (born in Kentucky, age 26), Nelson (born in Kentucky, age 9), Rebecca J. (born in Kentucky, age 8), David (born in Kentucky, age 6), and Minerva (born in Kentucky, age 4). They are living next to John's parents.

On page 132 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 21, 1860), John McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #840, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Clarissa (born in Kentucky, age 41), David (born in Kentucky, age 17), and Manerva (born in Kentucky, age 14). They are living next to son Nelson.

On page 20 of the 1870 census for Barnetts Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 30, 1870), Clarissa McCarta is listed as the head of the household for house #133, she's born in Kentucky, and she's 49 years old. She's living close to son Nelson.

    The children of JOHN MCCARTY and CLARISSA SALYER are:

    1. NELSON MCCARTY, b. January 30, 1839, Big Paint Creek, Harlan County, Kentucky, d. September 22, 1915, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. LOUISA DICY BLANTON.
    2. REBECCA J. MCCARTY, b. 1842, Kentucky.
    3. DAVID JESSE MCCARTY, b. November 19, 1843, Harlan County, Kentucky, d. October 20, 1919, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SARAH ANN BLANTON.
    4. MINERVA MCCARTY, b. February 8, 1845, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 23, 1922, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELIAS BLANTON.







THOMAS MCCARTY was born about 1796 in Virginia. He married MARGARET SALYER. She was born about 1796 in Virginia.

Notes: On page 43 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 30, 1850), Thomas McCarty is listed as the head of the household for house #285, he's a carpenter, born in Virginia, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Margarett (born in Virginia, age 54), and Lydia (born in Virginia, age 24).

    The children of THOMAS MCCARTY and MARGARET SALYER are:

    1. JOHN P. MCCARTY, b. 1824, Russell County, Virginia, d. November 30, 1861, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARTHA CLARISSA SALYER.
    2. LYDIA MCCARTY, b. 1826, Virginia.
    3. ELIZABETH MCCARTY, b. April 30, 1828, Virginia, d. June 7, 1881, m. EDMOND D. CONLEY III.







ELIZABETH CONLEY, daughter of WILLIAM HENRY CONLEY and MARTHA EMILY CAUDILL, was born December 11, 1911 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died July 11, 1986 in Fayette County, Kentucky. She married HASKELL "DICK" LEMASTER, son of HENRY LEMASTER and LOUDENA PRATER. He was born September 19, 1911 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died September 23, 1998 in Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 201 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Haskell Lemaster was born September 19, 1911 in Magoffin County to Loula Prater.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Elizabeth Lemaster was born December 30, 1911, and died in July of 1986. Her last place of residence was in Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Elizabeth C. Lemaster died July 11, 1986 in Fayette County at the age of 74. She was living in Montgomery County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Haskell D. Lemaster was born September 19, 1911, and died September 23, 1998. His last place of residence was in Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Hascalle D. Lemaster died September 23, 1998 in Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, at the age of 87.

    The child of ELIZABETH CONLEY and DICK LEMASTER is:

    1. BOBBY H. LEMASTER, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bobby H. Lemaster was born in in Magoffin County to Elizabeth Conley.







HENRY H. LEMASTER, son of ISAAC LEMASTER and SARAH SPARKS, was born in October of 1879 in Kentucky, and died about 1933. He married LOUDENA PRATER, daughter of RACHEL CAUDILL and RICHARD MENIFEE PRATER. She was born in December of 1881 in Kentucky, and died about 1960.

Notes: On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 3 - 5, 1920), Henry Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #17, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Lou (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 37), Orville (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Hascille (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Normal (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Sarah Lemaster (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 77), Mack Lemaster (servant, single, public works laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), and Jannie Prater [niece Janie Prater] (female, servant for a private family, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19). Mack Lemaster is Henry's cousin, McKinley.

    The children of HENRY LEMASTER and LOU PRATER are:

    1. ORVILLE LEMASTER, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    2. HASKELL "DICK" LEMASTER, b. September 19, 1911, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. September 23, 1998, Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH CONLEY.
    3. NORMAL LEMASTER, b. 1914, Kentucky.







ELIZABETH CRACE, daughter of NEHEMIAH CRACE and MARY FRANKLIN, was born March 24, 1866 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died July 18, 1920 in Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Hale Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married (1) HENRY C. CANTRELL, son of ELIJAH CANTRELL and NANCY JANE ADKINS, January 4, 1884. He was born about 1861 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (2) PETER HUNLEY, son of JAMES HUNLEY and SARAH RIDENER, about 1898. He was born November 22, 1866 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died December 25, 1947 in Mine Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Mine Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky. Peter Hunley married (2) LAURA (unknown last name).

Notes: Henry Cantrell and Elizabeth Crase are listed as the parents of Stella Cantrell on Stella's death certificate. The fact that this Henry Cantrell was the son of Elijah Cantrell and Nancy Jane Adkins is based strictly on circumstancial evidence.

In the 1880 census for District 126 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, Henderson Cantrell is in house #39, Peter Hunley is living in house #110, Elizabeth Crace is in house #116, and James and Sarah Hunley are in house #149.

According to her death certificate, Elizabeth Crace died July 18, 1920 in Flat Fork from heart failure. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as November 22, 1864, her marital status as married, her parents as (unreadable first name) Crace (b. Letcher County) and Pop Franklin (b. Letcher County), and the informant as "Peter Hunley (Husband)" of Wheelersburg, Kentucky.

According to his death certificate, Peter Hunley died December 25, 1947 in Mine Fork from bronchial pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as November 22, 1866, his marital status as married, his wife as Laura Hunley, his father as Jordan Hunley (b. Magoffin County), his mother's maiden name as Gillam (b. Kentucky), the informant as Laura Hunley of Mine Fork, Kentucky, and the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice].

On pages 13 & 14 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1880), Peter Hunley is found living in the home of his brother, although he is listed as Jordan's son. Jordan Hunley is listed as the head of the household for house #110, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), Peter (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Glatha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 6 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), Peter Hunley is listed as the head of the household for house #43, he's a farmer, born in November of 1867 in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Elisabeth (wife, born in 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 33), Ida (daughter, born in December of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), Add (daughter, born in October of 1899 in Kentucky, age 7 months), Olie (step-daughter, born in 1885 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Millerd (step-son, born in 1887 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Mance (step-son, born in 1888 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), Claudie (step-son, born in 1891 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), Willie (step-son, born in 1893 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), and Stella (step-daughter, born in 1896 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On pages 23 & 24 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 2, 1910), Peter Hunley is listed as the head of the household for house #207, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 12 years, she's given birth to 11 children and 10 are still living, age 45), Ida (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Adda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Hattie L. [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Hatie [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Rosy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Willie Cantrell (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), and Stella Cantrell (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 1920), Peter Hunley is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 54), Hutty (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Hattie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Rosa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

    The children of ELIZABETH CRACE and HENRY CANTRELL are:

    1. OLLIE CANTRELL, b. 1885, Kentucky.
    2. MILLARD CANTRELL, b. 1887, Kentucky.
    3. MANCE CANTRELL, b. 1888, Kentucky.
    4. CLAUD CANTRELL, b. 1891, Kentucky.
    5. WILLIE CANTRELL, b. 1893, Kentucky.
    6. STELLA CANTRELL, b. 1896, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Stella Cantrell died November 11, 1941 in Paintsville from an enlarged spleen. Also on this certificate, her birth date is listed as December 25, 1894, her marital status as married, her husband as Lonie Tackett, and her parents as Henry Cantrell (b. Kentucky) and Elizabeth Crase (b. Kentucky).

    The children of ELIZABETH CRACE and PETER HUNLEY are:

    1. IDA HUNLEY, b. December 1897, Kentucky.
    2. ADA HUNLEY, b. October 1899, Kentucky.
    3. HUDDIE L. "BUCK" HUNLEY, b. July 30, 1902, Kentucky, d. July 28, 1979, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RUTH C. CRACE.
    4. HATTIE HUNLEY, b. November 12, 1904, Kentucky, d. November 5, 1981, m. JOHN R. CONLEY.
    5. ROSA HUNLEY, b. 1908, Kentucky. Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Rosa Hunley was born October 24, 1907 in Magoffin County to Peter Hunley (b. Morgan County) and Elizabeth Crace (b. Magoffin County).







JAMES HUNLEY was born about 1805 in Tennessee. He married SARAH RIDENER. She was born about 1825 in Tennessee.

Notes: Sarah's last name comes from her daughter Eliza's birth record.

On page 50 of the 1860 census for District 1 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated July 7, 1860), James Hinley is listed as the head of the household for house #303, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Sarrah (born in Tennessee, age 34), Jordon (born in Kentucky, age 12), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 11), Martha (born in Kentucky, age 8), George (born in Kentucky, age 6), Eliza (born in Kentucky, age 4), Mary (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Salus (born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On page 9 of the 1870 census for Precinct 7 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 9, 1870), James Honley is listed as the head of the household for house #56, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, and he's 65 years old. Also listed are Sarah (born in Tennessee, age 45), Jordan (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Martha (born in Kentucky, age 18), George (born in Kentucky, age 16), Eliza Jane (born in Kentucky, age 14), Mary H. (born in Kentucky, age 12), Silas (born in Kentucky, age 10), William (born in Kentucky, age 8), Ambrose J. (born in Kentucky, age 6), Henry (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Peter (born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 19 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1880), James Hunley is listed as the head of the household for house #149, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 72 years old. Also are Sarah (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 65), Ambrose (son, born in Virginia, age 16), and William (son, born in Virginia, age 18). Son Peter is found living with his brother Jordan in house #110.

    The children of JAMES HUNLEY and SARAH RIDENER are:

    1. JORDAN HUNLEY, b. February 1847, Kentucky, m. AMANDA (unknown last name), 1875. She was b. March 1854, Kentucky.
    2. NANCY HUNLEY, b. 1849, Kentucky.
    3. MARTHA HUNLEY, b. 1852, Kentucky.
    4. GEORGE HUNLEY, b. 1854, Kentucky.
    5. ELIZA JANE HUNLEY, b. February 14, 1856, Knox County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Eliza Hunley was born February 14, 1856 in Knox County to James Hunley and Sarah Ridener. They were living in Morgan County at the time and Mos Hutson was the mid-wife.
    6. MARY HUNLEY, b. 1857, Kentucky.
    7. SILAS HUNLEY, b. 1860, Kentucky.
    8. WILLIAM HUNLEY, b. January 1862, Kentucky, d. August 6, 1921, Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. SUSANNA RIGSBY.
    9. AMBROSE J. HUNLEY, b. 1864, Kentucky.
    10. HENRY HUNLEY, b. 1866, Kentucky.
    11. PETER HUNLEY, b. November 22, 1866, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. December 25, 1947, Mine Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried Mine Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) ELIZABETH CRACE, m. (2) LAURA (unknown last name).







NEHEMIAH CRACE, son of CAMPBELL C. CRACE and MAHALA CRAFT, was born in July of 1841 in Letcher County, Kentucky, died January 29, 1920 in State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lick Creek, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married MARY "POLLY" FRANKLIN, daughter of SHADRACH FRANKLIN and JAHALA ADDINGTON, December 30, 1859 in Letcher County, Kentucky. She was born in February of 1843 in Russell County, Virginia, and died before 1910 in Kentucky.

Notes: Mary Franklin was the sister of Eliza Franklin.

According to his death certificate, Nehemiah Crace died January 29, 1920 in State Road Fork from stomach trouble. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Letcher County, his age as 78, his marital status as widowed, his parents as C. C. Crace (b. Letcher County) and Mahala Craft, and the informant as Jesse Borders of Cyrus, Kentucky.

On page 208 of the 1850 census for District 54 in Russell County, Virginia (dated November 9, 1850), Shadrick Franklin is listed as the head of the household for house #1409, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Jahala (born in Scott County, Virginia, age 36), Eliza Jane (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 8), Polly (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 6), Elsey P. F. (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 5), Bird (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 4), Andrew (born in Russell County, Virginia, age 1), and Sally Franklin (born in North Carolina, age 70).

On page 89 of the 1860 census for Letcher County, Kentucky (dated July 28, 1860), Demiah Crase is listed as the head of the household for house #584, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, and he's 19 years old. Also listed is Mary (born in Kentucky, age 16). They are living 2 houses away from Mary's parents.

On page 6 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 13, 1870), Nhemiah Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Mary (born in Kentucky, age 26), Campble M. (born in Kentucky, age 9), Sadrick W. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 5), and Louisa (born in Kentucky, age 3). They are living next to Nehemiah's parents.

On page 14 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1880), Nehemiah Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 36), Campbell M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Shaderic (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Louisa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Frances (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Mantford L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Dora I. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Cornelia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living close to Nehemiah's brother Noah. Nehemiah's sister, Elizabeth, is in house #120.

On page 14 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Nehemiah Crace is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in July of 1841 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 40 years, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in February of 1843 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 10 children and all are still living, age 53 [should be 57]), Loly J. (daughter, born in July of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), and Malcom (son, born in August of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14). They are living next to son Campbell.

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Nehemiah Crace is found widowed and living in the home of his daughter. Jessie Borders is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Francis (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 38), Flora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Rolph (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Dewey (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Phrona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Lora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Bulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9 months), and Nehemiah Crace (father-in-law, widowed, no longer working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 68).

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 21 - 22, 1920), Nehemiah Crace is found living in the home of his daughter, although the name is tough to read and is something other than Nehemiah. Jesse Borders is listed as the head of the household for house #129, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Francis (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 46), Frona J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Lora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Bulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Derns [hard to read] Crase (father-in-law, widowed, retired, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 76).

    The children of NEHEMIAH CRACE and MARY FRANKLIN are:

    1. CAMPBELL M. CRACE, b. September 17, 1861, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. August 10, 1846, Jackson County, Ohiom. SUSAN JANE BLANTON.
    2. SHADRICK WILSON CRACE, b. May 1, 1863, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
    3. ELIZABETH CRACE, b. March 24, 1866, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. July 18, 1920, Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Hale Cemetery, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) HENRY C. CANTRELL, m. (2) PETER HUNLEY.
    4. LOUISA CRACE, b. November 1869, Kentucky, d. before 1920, m. JOHN BLANTON.
    5. LETHA FRANCIS CRACE, b. 1871, Kentucky, m. JESSE FRANKLIN BORDERS.
    6. MANFORD L. CRACE, b. 1873, Kentucky.
    7. DORA I. CRACE, b. July 1876, Kentucky, m. DARIUS "COONIE" CONLEY.
    8. CORNELIA CRACE, b. 1879, Kentucky.
    9. LOLA J. CRACE, b. July 1883, Kentucky.
    10. MALCOLM CRACE, b. August 1885, Kentucky.







LETHA FRANCIS CRACE, daughter of NEHEMIAH CRACE and MARY FRANKLIN, was born about 1871 in Kentucky. She married JESSE FRANKLIN BORDERS, son of DAVID BORDERS and SARAH H. SALYER, February 18, 1892. He was born January 4, 1870 in Kentucky, died August 31, 1952 in Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Borders Cemetery in Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: On Jesse Borders' death certificate his birth date is listed as January 4, 1876, but he is found to be 10 years old in the 1880 census.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Jesse F. Borders married Frances Crace on February 13, 1892 in Magoffin County at the home of Nehemiah Crace. The witnesses were H. C. Cantrell and John Blanton, and the minister was C. C. Crace.

According to his death certificate, Jesse Franklin Borders died August 31, 1952 in Cyrus from flux/diarrhea. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as January 4, 1876, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer and member of the school board, his parents as David Borders and Sarah Salyer, the informant as Mrs. Tom Conley, the doctor as W. C. "Conelley" [Walter Constantine Connelley], and the burial place as Borders Cemetery in Cyrus, Kentucky.

On page 47 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1900), Jesse F. Borders is listed as the head of the household for house #402, he's a farmer, born in April of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Letha (wife, born in June of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 4 are still living, age 26), Malissa (daughter, born in August of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Flora (born in November of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Ralph (son, born in June of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Dewey E. (son, born in September of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Jessie Borders is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Francis (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 38), Flora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Ralph (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Dewey (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Phrona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Lora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Bulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9 months), and Nehemiah Crace (father-in-law, widowed, no longer working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 68).

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 21 - 22, 1920), Jesse Borders is listed as the head of the household for house #129, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Francis (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 46), Frona J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Lora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Bulah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Derns [hard to read] Crase (father-in-law, widowed, retired, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 76).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930), Jessee Borders is listed as the head of the household for house #58, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 55, and he's 20 years old. Also listed are Francis (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 48), and Bula (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16). They are living next to sons Ralph and Dewey and their families.

    The children of FRANCIS CRACE and JESSE BORDERS are:

    1. FLORA BORDERS, b. October 30, 1894, Kentucky, d. October 13, 1961, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. THOMAS JEFFERSON CONLEY.
    2. RALPH BORDERS, b. June 1, 1897, Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 25, 1985, South Williamson, Pike County, Kentucky, m. ANNA CRACE.
    3. DEWEY BORDERS, b. 1899, Kentucky, m. DORA PENIX, daughter of NEHEMIAH "DEMAR" PENIX and REBECCA ANN RAMEY.
      Notes: Dewey and Dora Penix's son, Chester, married Nettie Marie Penix.
      Dora Penix was the sister of Julia Nora Penix and Ora Penix.
      According to her death certificate, Dora Borders died March 12, 1950 in Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as October 16, 1901, her marital status is blank, her husband as Dewey Borders (age 50), her parents as Demar Penix (b. Magoffin County) and Rebecca Ramey (b. Magoffin County), the informant as Herman Crace of Cyrus, and the burial place as Cyrus.
    4. MAY BORDERS, b. 1901, Kentucky.
    5. FRONA BORDERS, b. 1903, Kentucky.
    6. LORA BORDERS, b. 1906, Kentucky.
    7. BEULAH BORDERS, b. 1909, Kentucky.







GEORGE CANTRELL, son of HENRY CANTRELL and RACHEL BLANTON, was born in January of 1841 in Kentucky, and died before 1910. He married NANCY JANE SALYER, daughter of HENDERSON SALYER and ELIZABETH "BETSY" WILLIAMS, April 4, 1861 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born September 17, 1845 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 17, 1933 in Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Niles, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage records, George Cantrell (b. Kentucky, age 20, 1st marriage, resident of Johnson County, farmer, parents birthplaces unknown) married Nancy Jane Salyer (b. Kentucky, age 17, 1st marriage, resident of Johnson County, parents b. Kentucky) on April 4, 1861 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to her death certificate, Nancy Jane Salyer Cantrell died August 17, 1933 in Low Gap from heart failure. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Henderson Salyer (b. Kentucky) and Betty Salyer (b. Kentucky), the informant as Amos Cantrell of Niles, Kentucky, and the burial place as Niles.

On pages 27 & 28 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 7, 1870), George Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #192, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Nancy J. (born in Kentucky, age 25), Henderson (born in Kentucky, age 7), Henry (born in Kentucky, age 5), and Benjamin (born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 16 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1880), George Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #39, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Tennessee, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Nancy J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 34), Henderson (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Benjamin (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Wilson (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Samuel J. T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), George Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #62, he's a farmer, born in January of 1841 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 40 years, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Nancy J. (wife, born in October of 1845 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 54), Samuel (son, single, farmer, born in January of 1876 in Kentucky, age 23), and Mary (daughter, born in June of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), Amos (son, born in April of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14.

On page 19 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), Nancy Cantrell is found living in the home of her son. Amos Cantrel is listed as the head of the household for house #172, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Clar (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 22), Della (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Nancy J. (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 65).

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 6, 1920), Nancy is found living in the home of another son. Samuel Cantril is listed as the head of the household for house #54, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Lilly (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), Lindsay (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Jane Cantril (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 76). They are living next to Amos.

On pages 19 & 20 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), Amos Cantrill is listed as the head of the household for house #180, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Clara (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 42), Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Benjamin (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Fonza (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Essie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Gertrude (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Granville E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Willie C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 month), and Nancy J. Cantrell (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 86).

    The children of GEORGE CANTRELL and NANCY SALYER are:

    1. HENDERSON C. "BUDDY" CANTRELL, b. 1863, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MELVINA CONLEY.
    2. HENRY CANTRELL, b. November 1866, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 28, 1954, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MINTA BELLE CONLEY.
    3. BENJAMIN CANTRELL, b. February 24, 1867, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. July 4, 1951, Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. AMERICA VIRGINIA FIELDS.
    4. CHARLES WILSON "WILSON" CANTRELL, b. April 1873, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 19, 1958, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. SARAH ELIZABETH "ELIZABETH" CONLEY.
    5. SAMUEL J. T. CANTRELL, b. January 1876, Kentucky, m. LILLY CANTRELL.
    6. MARY CANTRELL, b. June 25, 1882, Kentucky, d. August 1, 1965, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) GEORGE FREDERICK MCCLOUD, m. (2) ELMER JONES.
    7. AMOS CANTRELL, b. April 16, 1887, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. September 29, 1964, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CLARA CONLEY.







CHARLES ORVIL WATSON, son of ELIZABETH "LIBBY" SUSAN ADKINS and ISAAC HARDEN WATSON, was born August 29, 1891 in Steuben, Crawford County, Wisconsin, and died May 10, 1971 in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota. He married (1) FLORENCE M. RASMUSSEN, October 17, 1916. She was born about 1892 in South Dakota, died May 27, 1928 in Moody County, South Dakota, and is buried in Union Cemetery in Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota. He married (2) CORA G.A. HANSEN, daughter of ANDREW HANSEN and MARY G. (unknown last name), July 12, 1929 in Wisconsin. She was born in February of 1892 in Illinois.

On page 1 of the 1900 census for District 322 (Davis Village) in Turner County, South Dakota (dated June 28, 1900), Andrew Hanson is listed as the head of the household for house #349, he's a proprieter of a hotel, born in February of 1850 in Denmark, parents born in Denmark, married for 20 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Mary G. (wife, born in February of 1858 in Wisconsin, parents born in Norway, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 42), Mabel L. (daughter, born in September of 1889 in Illinois, age 11), Cora G. (daughter, born in February of 1892 in Illinois, age 8), Plymer Seifert (boarder, single, printer, born in August of 1879 in South Dakota, parents born in Pennsylvania, age 20), and Arthur Wenckens (boarder, single, section hand for the railroad, born in October of 1877 in Germany, parents born in Germany, age 22).

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 414 (Chancellor Village) in Turner County, South Dakota (dated April 15, 1910 [hard to read]), Andrew Hanson is listed as the head of the household for house #25, he's a house carpenter, born in Denmark, parents born in Denmark, 1st marriage, married for 29 years, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Marie (wife, landlady in a hotel, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Norway, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and 1 is still living, age 54), Cora G. (daughter, waitress in a hotel, born in Illinois, age 18), Howard W. Mader (grandson, born in South Dakota, father born in Iowa, mother born in Illinois, age 4), Floyd Mader (grandson, born in South Dakota, father born in Iowa, mother born in Illinois, age 12), F.A. Scott (boarder, single, farm laborer, born in Scotland, parents born in Scotland, age 63), and Robert J. Anderson (boarder, married, manager of a pool room, born in Kansas, parents born in Indiana, 1st marriage, married for 1 year, and he's 23 years old).

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 178 (Sioux Falls) in Minnehaha County, South Dakota (dated January 6 & 7, 1920), Mary Hansen is listed as the head of the household for house #80, she's a packer in a packing house, widowed, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Norway, and she's 62 years old. Also listed is Cora (daughter, single, not working, born in Illinois, father born in Denmark, mother born in Wisconsin, age 27).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 217 (Riverview) in Moody County, South Dakota (dated January 4, 1920), Charles O. Watson is listed as the head of the household for house #24, he's a farmer, born in South Dakota, parents born in Wisconsin, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Florence M. (wife, born in South Dakota, father born in the United States, mother born in Denmark, age 28), Charles O. Jr. (son, born in South Dakota, age 2 years 3 months [hard to read]), and Lorina M. (daughter, born in South Dakota, age 5 months). They are living close to Charles' father.

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 50-45 (Split Rock) in Minnehaha County, South Dakota (dated April 2, 1930), Charles O. Watson is listed as the head of the household for house #25, he's a farmer, born in South Dakota, parents born in Wisconsin, first married at age 38, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Cora G.A. (wife, born in Illinois, father born in Denmark, mother born in Wisconsin, first married at 37, age 38), Lorna M. (daughter, born in South Dakota, age 10), William H. (son, born in South Dakota, age 6), Issac H. Watson (father, married, farm laborer, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Wisconsin, first married at 25, age 65), Mary Hansen (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Norway, age 66), and Joseph Kitto (lodger, farm laborer, born in Nebraska, parents born in Nebraska, age 18).

    The children of CHARLES WATSON and FLORENCE RASMUSSEN are:

    1. CHARLES ORVIL WATSON JR., b. 1917, Moody County, South Dakota, d. July 24, 1921, buried in Union Cemetery, Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota.
      Notes: Charles Watson Jr. died when he was ran over by a water wagon.
    2. LORNA M. WATSON, b. 1919, South Dakota, m. RONALD STREIFF.
    3. WILLIAM H. WATSON, b. 1924, South Dakota, m. LILLIAN WEBER.

    (This information comes from Robert Larson, Pauline Maier, Bethel McFarland Thielsen, Page42.html, and other sources)







LORNA M. WATSON, daughter of CHARLES ORVIL WATSON and FLORENCE RASMUSSEN, was born about in 1919 in South Dakota. She married RONALD STREIFF.

    The children of LORNA WATSON and RONALD STREIFF are:

    1. HENRY LEE STREIFF, m. SHIRLEY NELSON.
    2. EDITH STREIFF, m. JOHN AUSTIN.
    3. JOANNE STREIFF, m. CARROLL NELSON.
    4. LINDA STREIFF, m. ROBERT WARZINIACK.
    5. ROBERT STREIFF.
    6. RICHARD STREIFF.
    7. CHARLES STREIFF.
    8. MICHAEL STREIFF.
    9. PATRICK STREIFF.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Bethel McFarland Thiesen, Melissa Warziniak Dolle, and other sources)







WILLIAM H. WATSON, son of CHARLES ORVIL WATSON and FLORENCE RASMUSSEN, was born about 1924 in South Dakota. He married LILLIAN WEBER.

    The children of WILLIAM WATSON and LILLIAN WEBER are:

    1. THOMAS WATSON, m. MARY (unknown last name).
    2. MARCIA WATSON, m. HERBERT BAUMAN.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Bethel McFarland Thiesen, and other sources)







HENRY LEE STREIFF, son of LORNA WATSON and RONALD STREIFF, married SHIRLEY NELSON.

    The children of HENRY STREIFF and SHIRLEY NELSON are:

    1. RONALD LEE STREIFF.
    2. DAVID ALLEN STREIFF.
    3. KATHLEEN ANN STREIFF.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Bethel McFarland Thiesen, and other sources)







JOANNE STREIFF, daughter of LORNA WATSON and RONALD STREIFF, married CARROLL NELSON.

    The children of JOANNE STREIFF and CARROLL NELSON are:

    1. DAWN MARIE NELSON.
    2. CAROL JEAN NELSON.
    3. JENNY LYNN NELSON.
    4. JAMES DEAN NELSON.
    5. ADELE JANICE NELSON.
    6. RICHARD HERMAN NELSON.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Bethel McFarland Thiesen, and other sources)







THOMAS WATSON, son of WILLIAM WATSON and LILLIAN WEBER, married MARY (unknown last name).

    The children of THOMAS WATSON and MARY (unknown last name) are:

    1. MICHAEL DEAN WATSON.
    2. PATRICK ALLEN WATSON.
    3. KILLY ANN WATSON.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Bethel McFarland Thiesen, and other sources)







MARCIA WATSON, daughter of WILLIAM WATSON and LILLIAN WEBER, married HERBERT BAUMAN.

    The child of MARCIA WATSON and HERBERT BAUMAN is:

    1. MICHELLE BAUMAN.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Bethel McFarland Thiesen, and other sources)







LINDA STREIFF, daughter of LORNA M. WATSON and RONALD STREIFF, married ROBERT WARZINIACK.

    The children of LINDA STREIFF and (unknown) are:

    1. TIMOTHY JEROME WARZINIACK, m. ALLISON (unknown last name).
    2. THOMAS ALLEN WARZINIACK, m. JENNIFER ZIMMERMAN.

    The children of LINDA STREIFF and ROBERT WARZINIACK are:

    1. TERESA ANN WARZINIACK, m. ELTON KEITH HACKLE.
    2. MELISSA RENEE WARZINIACK, m. DALLAS KEITH DOLLE.
    3. REBECCA JEAN WARZINIACK, m. MARK CHAMBLISS.

    (This information comes from Pauline Meier, Bethel McFarland Thiesen, Melissa Warziniak Dolle, and other sources)







TIMOTHY JEROME WARZINIACK, son of LINDA STREIFF and ROBERT WARZINIACK, married ALLISON (unknown last name).

    The children of TIMOTHY WARZINIACK and ALLISON (unknown last name) are:

    1. STEPHANIE LYNN WARZINIACK.
      Notes: Stephanie Lynn Warziniack was adopted.
    2. TIMOTHY WARZINIACK.

    (This information comes from Melissa Warziniak Dolle)







THOMAS ALLEN WARZINIACK, son of LINDA STREIFF and ROBERT WARZINIACK, married JENNIFER ZIMMERMAN.

    The child of TIMOTHY WARZINIACK and JENNIFER ZIMMERMAN is:

    1. ZACHARY WARZINIACK.

    (This information comes from Melissa Warziniak Dolle)







TERESA ANN WARZINIACK, daughter of LINDA STREIFF and ROBERT WARZINIACK, married ELTON KEITH HACKLE.

    The children of TERESA WARZINIACK and ELTON HACKLE are:

    1. AMANDA NICOLE HACKLE.
    2. BRANDON JAMES HACKLE.

    (This information comes from Melissa Warziniak Dolle)







LORA LEE DAVIS, daughter of ELEXIOUS POWELL "LECK" DAVIS and MARY JANE BLACKBURN, was born November 22, 1885 in Kentucky, died November 23, 1933 in Wharton, Boone County, West Virginia, and is buried in Davis Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (1) JOHN W. MUSIC, son of ABRAHAM LINCOLN MUSIC and MAHALA ANNA WEBB, about 1905. He was born in February of 1887 in Kentucky, died January 4, 1916 in Buffalo, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Greesy Creek Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married (2) LUTHER ELMER PRESTON, son of JOHN PRESTON and SATTIE CASTLE. He was born about 1884 in Kentucky, died June 11, 1938 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Whittaker Cemetery in River, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be also found in the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. On page 201 of that book it says:

No. 460. N. LORA LEE DAVIS - B. 11-24-1887; M. to John Music.
Children -
 
No. 762. N. Myrtle Music.
 
No. 763. N. Otis Music.
      Lora Lee Davis married second to E. L. Preston, third to Talby Bowman.

John W. Music was the brother of Melvin Music.

Abraham Lincoln Music was the brother of Martin Music.

According to her death certificate, Hester Boyd Preston died August 5, 1948 in Olive Hill, Carter County, Kentucky, from old age. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Lawrence County, Kentucky, her birth date as September 17, 1857, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Isom Boyd (b. Kentucky) and Polly Fitzpatrick (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. Lottie Bradley of Globe, Kentucky, and the burial place as Davis Ridge [hard to read].

According to his death certificate, John Music died January 4, 1916 in Buffalo, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Pheumonia Fever." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as March 1898 [mistake], his age as 29, his marital status as single, his occupation as farmer and coal miner, his parents as Abe Music (b. Johnson County) and Annie Webb (b. Johnson County), the informant as Abe Music of Thelma, Kentucky, and the burial place as Greesy Creek Cemetery.

According to his obituary, Grover Music (age 76), son of Abe and Anna Webb Music, was a retired miner and a resident of Meally in Johnson County at the time of his death. He was born May 10, 1885 in East Point [Johnson County], died November 4, 1961 after an illness of 6 weeks, and was buried in the Watson Cemetery in Meally. He was survived by 4 brothers, Melvin Music, Buck Music, Abe Music, and Floyd Music; and 3 sisters (among others), Nancy Music Vuletch (of Meally), Bessie Music Duty (Fairborn, Ohio), and Vada Music Reeves (Huntington, Indiana). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to West Virginia death record transcripts, Lora Lee Davis Preston, daughter of A. P. Davis (b. Kentucky), was born November 22, 1885 in Kentucky, and died November 23, 1933 in Wharton, Boone County, and was buried in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was married at the time of her death.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website shows that Lorai Preston lived from 1887 to 1933, and was buried in Davis Cemetery on Davis Branch in Johnson County, and that Luther Preston lived from 1883 to 1938, and was buried in Whittaker Cemetery in River, Johnson County. Luther is buried next to his father and his brother, Ora.

According to his death certificate, Luther Elmer Preston died June 11, 1938 from heart failure. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his age as 52, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as miner, his parents as John Preston (b. Lawrence County) and Sattie Castle [Sallie Castle?] (b. Johnson County), the informant as [unreadable first name] Whitaker of White House, and the burial place as White House.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Luther E. Preston died June 11, 1938 in Johnson County at the age of 52.

On page 25 of the 1900 census for District 39 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), Abe Music is listed as the head of the household for house #234, he's a farmer, born in February of 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Fannie (wife, born in January of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 25), Grover (son, born in May of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Jno W. [John] (son, born in February of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Clayton (son, born in September of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Melvin (son, born in May of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Bessie (daughter, born in November of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), and Bertha (daughter, born in December of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 2 of the 1900 census for District 76 (Pear Orchard) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), John Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #132, he's a farmer, born in September of 1854 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Hester (wife, born in September of 1859 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 3 are still living, age 40), Luther (son, born in December of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), Luticia (daughter, born in May of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Hildegard (daughter, born in January of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Virgie (daughter, born in March of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), John Price (step-son, born in August of 1881 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), and Ora Price [mistake] (step-son [mistake], born in June of 1898 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 30 of the 1910 census for District 68 (Buffalo) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 9, 1910), John Music is listed as the head of the household for house #242, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 5 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Lora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 22), Myrtle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Otis (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 169 (Hellier) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), John R. Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 15 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Hester (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 15 years, she's given birth to 7 children and 3 are still living, age 48), Ora (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Luther (son, married, coal loader in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 7 years, age 26), and Willard (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 14 (Halbert) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 1920), Elmer Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #35, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Lora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), Myrtle Music (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Ottis Music (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 54 of the 1930 census for District 36-27 (Magisterial District No. 7) in Floyd County, Kentucky (undated), Luther E. Preston is listed as the head of the household for house #483, he's a track layer in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 44 years old. Also listed is Lora L. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 42).

    The children of LORA DAVIS and JOHN MUSIC are:

    1. MYRTLE MUSIC, b. June 22, 1906, Hellier, Pike County, Kentucky, d. April 5, 2002, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, m. (1) ESTILL COOPER, m. (unknown first name) MCGINNIS.
    2. OTIS MUSICK, b. January 23, 1908, Kentucky, d. February 1, 1985, Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ivel, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. SARAH CATHERINE COOPER.







SARAH JANE MCCARTY, daughter of LOUISA DICY BLANTON and NELSON MCCARTY, was born January 18, 1859 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 4, 1913 in Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Williams Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married JAMES MACK BLANTON, son of JAMES HENRY BLANTON and MARY ELIZABETH DAVIS. He was born March 26, 1851 in Kentucky, died February 17, 1921 in Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky. James Mack Blanton married (2) HELEN B. WILLIAMS, daughter of DAVID C. WILLIAMS and LYDIA M. WEBB. She was born in March of 1862 in Kentucky, died September 19, 1922 in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: James Mack Blanton was the brother of Elias Blanton, George Washington Blanton, Sarah Ann Blanton, Sylvester Harmon Blanton, and Mary Blanton.

Helen B. Williams was the sister of Sarah Emaline Williams and Telitha Williams.

James Blanton's full middle name has been reported to be McHenry.

Helen Williams was first married to Conley T. Wallen. He was born in August of 1860 in Virginia.

According to her death certificate, Sarah McCarty Blanton died May 4, 1913 in Low Gap from acute gastritis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as January 18, 1859, her marital status as married, her parents as Nelson McCarty (b. Harlen County) and Louisa Blanton (b. Harlen County), and the informant as J. M. Blanton of Kenwood, Kentucky.

According to his death certificate, James M. Blanton died February 17, 1921 in Low Gap from chronic interstitial nephritis. Also on this certificate, his birth date is listed as Kentuckyhis birth date as March 2, 1851, his marital status as married, his parents as James Blanton (b. Virginia) and Mary Davis (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Hellen Blanton of Kenwood, Kentucky.

According to her death certificate, Helen B. Blanton died September 19, 1922 in Catlettsburg from cirrhosis of the liver. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her age as 64, her marital status as widowed, her parents as David Williams (b. Kentucky) and Liddie Williams (b. Kentucky), and the informant as D. E. Waldon of Kenova, West Virginia.

On page 14 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1880), James M. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 29 years old. Also listed ar Sarah J. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 21), Laura B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Ellay Nora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Lorenzo D. (son, born in May of 1880 in Kentucky, age 1 month).

On page 26 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 12, 1900), James M. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #208, he's a farmer, born in March of 1851 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 25 years, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Sarah J. (wife, born in January of 1859 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 25 years, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 41), Oliver B. (son, born in April of 1882 in Kentucky, age 18), Franklin P. (son, born in June of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Alice (daughter, born in August of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Walter (son, born in March of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Vergie (daughter, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), and Kendrick (son, born in October of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), James M. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #29, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 36 years, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Frank P. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 25), and Kendrick (son, born in Kentucky, age 14). They are living next to a Paris Blanton family and on the other side of Paris is a Sanford and Hester Blanton family.

On page 25 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 29 & 30, 1920), James M. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #235, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 68 years old. Also listed is Helen (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 60. They are living next to a Sanford and Hestor Blanton family.

    The children of SARAH MCCARTY and JAMES BLANTON are:

    1. LAURA BELLE BLANTON, b. 1876, Kentucky, m. JAMES MONROE LEMASTER.
      Notes: Laura's name is listed as Laura Lemaster in her brother Walter's obituary and in her brother Kendrick's obituary.
      A son of Laura Belle Blanton and James Monroe Lemaster was Beckham Lemaster.
    2. ELLA NORA BLANTON, b. 1878, Kentucky.
      Notes: Ella Nora Blanton was reportedly the Ella Blanton who was the 1st wife of Preston Leslie Williams.
    3. LORANZO DOW BLANTON, b. May 1880, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 27, 1940, Lackey, Knott County, Kentucky, buried in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. SARAH A. "SALLY" CONLEY.
    4. OLIVER B. BLANTON, b. April 26, 1881, Kentucky, d. August 18, 1923, Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Kentucky, m. BESSIE B. FAIRCHILD.
    5. FRANKLIN P. BLANTON, b. June 1884, Kentucky.
    6. ALICE BLANTON, b. August 1886, Kentucky.
    7. WALTER BLANTON, b. March 23, 1889, Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 26, 1946, Kermit, Mingo County, West Virginia, buried in Mud Lick, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SARAH "SALLY" PRICHARD.
    8. VIRGIE BLANTON, b. February 1892, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) GULLETT.
      Notes: Virgie's name is listed as Virgie Gullett in her brother Walter's obituary and in her brother Kendrick's obituary.
    9. KENDRICK BLANTON, b. October 1895, Kentucky.







WALTER BLANTON, son of SARAH JANE MCCARTY and JAMES MACK BLANTON, was born March 23, 1889 in Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 26, 1946 in Kermit, Mingo County, West Virginia, and is buried in J. W. Jaynes Cemetery in Mud Lick, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married SARAH "SALLY" PRICHARD, daughter of CHARLIE PRICHARD and MARY ANN CANTRELL, November 14, 1907. She was born July 21, 1890 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 26, 1965 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in J. W. Jaynes Cemetery in Mud Lick, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Sally Prichard was the sister of Willie Prichard and Addie Pritchard, 2nd wife of George W. Blanton. She was the step-sister of Beulah Martha Salyer and John Haston Salyer.

Sally Prichard married (2) G. Monroe Wheeler.

When Walter Blanton'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 Ophir [Morgan County], Kentucky, that he had a wife and 2 children, and that he was born March 23, 1889 in Kenwood, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and stout build, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

According to his obituary, Walter Blanton (age 56), son of James M. and Sarah McCarty Blanton and a native of Johnson County, died February 26, 1946 at home in Kermit from complications from a broken shoulder which he sustained in a fall from a drilling machine on which he had been working. His condition apparently was improving until a few hours before his death. He was buried in J. W. Jaynes Cemeter in Mud Lick. He married Sally Prichard on November 14, 1907, who survived him. He was also survived by 5 children, James Morrison (of Kermit, West Virginia), Dixie (Oil Springs), Ollie (Staffordsville), Mabel (Dayton, Ohio), and Monnie (Galveston, Texas); 1 brother, Kendrick Blanton (Kenwood, Kentucky); 2 sisters, Mrs. Laura Lemaster (Win), and Mrs. Virgie Cullett [Gullett] (Red Bush); and 11 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her obituary, Sally Prichard Blanton Wheeler (age 74), daughter of Charlie and Mary Cantrell Prichard, was born July 21, 1890 in Johnson County, died suddenly from a heart attack on March 26, 1965 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ralph Conley, and was buried in Jaynes Cemetery in Mud Lick. She was first married to Walter Blanton, who died in 1944. She then married G. Monroe Wheeler in 1958, and he died in 1958. She was survived by 1 son, James Blanton (of Albion, Pennsylvania); 4 daughters, Dixie Blanton (Win, Kentucky), Mrs. Ollie Conley (Staffordsville), Mona Rooker (Seattle, Washington), and Mabel Blanton (Paintsville); 4 step-brothers, Rev. Cline Salyer (Paintsville), Arthur Salyer (Louisville), Hasten Salyer (Louisville), and Homer Salyer (Ashland); 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 46 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1900), Charlie Prichard is listed as the head of the household for house #321, he's a farmer, born in March of 1864 in Tennessee, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Virginia, married for 16 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in January of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 26), Ada (daughter, born in March of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Sallie (daughter, born in July of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), and Willa (daughter, born in February of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1910), Walter Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #148, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 2 years, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 18), and Dixie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 1 month).

On page 22 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 26 & 27, 1920), Walter W. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #205, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Sally (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), Dixie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Ollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 4 months).

On page 40 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1930), Walter Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #205, he's an oil and gas contractor, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Sally (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 39), Ollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Mable (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Monnie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Howard Paul (son, born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

    The children of WALTER BLANTON and SALLY PRICHARD are:

    1. DIXIE M. BLANTON, b. March 14, 1909, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 27, 1980, Oxford, Butler County, Ohio, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. THOMAS BLANTON.
    2. OLLIE BLANTON, b. August 20, 1915, Ophir, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 26, 2004, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RALPH CONLEY.
    3. MABEL BLANTON, b. March 23, 1920, Kentucky, d. June 21, 1965, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Mabel Blanton (age 45), daughter of Walter and Sally Prichard Blanton, was born March 23, 1920, died June 21, 1965 in a local Johnson County hospital after an illness of several weeks, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was survived by 1 brother, James Blanton (of Albion, Pennsylvania); and 3 sisters, Mrs. Dixie Blanton (of Oil Springs), Mrs. Ollie Conley (Staffordsville), and Mrs. Mona Rooker (Seattle, Washington). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. MONA M. BLANTON, b. 1923, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ROOKER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Monnie M. Blanton was born in Johnson County to Sallie Prichard.
    5. JAMES MORRISON BLANTON, b. 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James M. Blanton was born in Johnson County to Sallie Prichard.
    6. HOWARD PAUL BLANTON, b. 1929, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Howard P. Blanton was born in Johnson County to Sallie Prichard.







HAROLD HENRY CONLEY, son of DEWEY CONLEY and VERNA LOUISE MCCARTY, was born October 20, 1923 in Palmyra, Greenup County, Kentucky, died November 5, 2007 in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, and is buried in Mountain View Memorial Cemetery in Boulder County, Colorado. He married DONNA MARJEAN WARNER.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Harold H. Conley was born October 20, 1923 in Greenup County to Louvenna McCarty.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Harold H. Conley was born October 20, 1923, and died November 5, 2007. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Iowa, and he received his last benefit and his last place of residence was in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado.

    The child of HAROLD CONLEY and DONNA WARNER is:

    1. DAVID DOUGLAS CONLEY.

    (This information comes from David Conley and other sources)







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