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MELISSA RENEE WARZINIACK, daughter of LINDA STREIFF and ROBERT WARZINIACK, married DALLAS KEITH DOLLE.

    The children of MISSY WARZINIACK and DALLAS DOLLE are:

    1. KIMBERLY SUE DOLLE.
    2. LISA VICTORIA DOLLE.
    3. DALLAS MEGAN DOLLE.
    4. JESSICA NOEL DOLLE.

    (This information comes from Melissa Warziniak Dolle)







REBECCA JEAN WARZINIACK, daughter of LINDA STREIFF and ROBERT WARZINIACK, married MARK CHAMBLISS.

    The child of REBECCA WARZINIACK and MARK CHAMBLISS is:

    1. COREY CHAMBLISS.
      Notes: Corey Chambliss is Rebecca's step-son.

    (This information comes from Melissa Warziniak Dolle)







WILLIAM MARION RICE, son of GEORGE WASHINGTON RICE and ELIZABETH AUXIER, was born September 18, 1842 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died January 28, 1931. He married REBECCA PATRICK, daughter of JOHN PATRICK and CHARLOTTE PATRICK. She was born in February of 1842 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died before 1930.

Notes: On page 164 of the 1850 census for Morgan County, Kentucky (dated October 5, 1850), George W. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #1085, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 31), John (born in Kentucky, age 9), and William (born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 158 of the 1850 census for Morgan County, Kentucky (dated October 1, 1850), John Patrick is listed as the head of the household for house #1049, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Charlott (born in Kentucky, age 31), William (born in Kentucky, age 11), Wiley (born in Kentucky, age 10), Rebecca (born in Kentucky, age 8), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 7), Amos (born in Kentucky, age 5), Mary (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Martha (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 80 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 2, 1860), George W. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #550, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 42), William (born in Kentucky, age 17), and Samuel J. Baily (born in Kentucky, age 5). They are living next to son John.

On page 45 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated July 4, 1860), John Patrick is listed as the head of the household for house #314, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Charlotte (born in Kentucky, age 41), William (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Wiley (born in Kentucky, age 20), Rebecca (born in Kentucky, age 19), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 17), Amos D. (born in Kentucky, age 15), Mary (born in Kentucky, age 13), Martha (born in Kentucky, age 11), Hamelton (born in Kentucky, age 7), Fannie (born in Kentucky, age 5), and Sabon T. (male, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 14 of the 1870 census for Precinct 4 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 11, 1870), Marion Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #95, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (born in Kentucky, age 27), and Samantha Colvin (born in Kentucky, age 17). They are living next to Marion's brother John and close to their parents.

On page 17 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Precinct 4 - Middle Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 21 & 22, 1880), William Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #318, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), Milton (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Frances (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 4). They are still living close to William's brother and parents.

On page 32 of the 1900 census for District 55 (Johnson Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1900), William M. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #288, he's a farmer, born in September of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 33 years, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in February of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 58), and Eddie (son, born in April of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19). They are living next to son Milton.

On page 20 of the 1910 census for District 107 (Middle Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 12, 1910), W. M. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #174, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 43 years, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 68), and Ed (son, single, laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30 [hard to read]).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 70 (Gifford) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 16, 1920), Marion Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #95, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 77 years old. Also listed is Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 77). They are living close to Marion's nephew George Washington Rice.

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 77-2 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Marion Rice is found widowed and living in the home of his son. Charles Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #15, he's a salesman for the Ford dealer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 49), and Marion (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 87).

    The children of MARION RICE and REBECCA PATRICK are:

    1. MILTON RICE, b. July 1870, Kentucky, d. May 14, 1951, m. ELLEN REED. She was born in August of 1878 in Kentucky.
    2. FRANCES "FANNIE" RICE, b. April 1873, Kentucky, m. ROBERT BOYD CAUDILL.
    3. CHARLES H. RICE, b. November 14, 1875, Kentucky, d. 1965, m. LILLIE CAUDILL.
    4. ED RICE, b. April 3, 1881, Kentucky, d. July 15, 1957, m. ELIZABETH SALYER, daughter of MORTON SALYER and EUGENIA PATRICK. She was b. June 20, 1885, d. November 1967.







LILLIE CAUDILL, daughter of ELIZABETH F. CONLEY and JOHN REED CAUDILL, was born in January of 1881 in Kentucky, and died June 7, 1955 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married CHARLES H. RICE, son of WILLIAM MARION RICE and REBECCA PATRICK, April 27, 1898. He was born November 14, 1875 in Kentucky, and died about 1965.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 202 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

When Charlie H. Rice's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Gifford, Magoffin County, that his closest relative was "Lillie Rice wife" of Gifford, and that he was born November 14, 1875. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lillie C. Rice died June 7, 1955 in Johnson County at the age of 74. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

On page 16 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1900), Charley Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #314, he's a farmer, born in November of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Lilly (wife, born in January of 1881 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), Thomas Gullett (servant, born in February of 1887 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Clark Gullett (servant, born in March of 1885 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 107 (Middle Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 10, 1910), C. H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #153, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, and he's 34 years old. Also listed is Lillie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 29).

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 68 (Salyersville) Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 6, 1920), Charlie H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #12, he's a salesman in a grocery store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 39), and Orpha Caudill (boarder, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16). Orpha is Charles' niece.

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 77-2 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Charles Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #15, he's a salesman for the Ford dealer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 49), and Marion (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 87).

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 77-3 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1940), C. H. Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #21, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 64 years old. Also listed are Lilie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 59), and Buford Caudil [Buford Caudill] (nephew, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 17). Buford was the son of Lillie's brother, William.







LYDIA MARGARET HITCHCOCK, daughter of JOHN M. HITCHCOCK and CLARINDA PELPHREY, was born in February of 1856 in Kentucky, and died before 1930. She married WILLIAM J. CAUDILL, son of REUBEN CAUDILL and LEVISA JANE BARNETT, November 21, 1876 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born in February of 1849 in Kentucky, and died before 1910.

Notes: William J. Caudill was the brother of John N. Caudill and Minerva Alice Caudill.

On pages 15 & 16 of the 1870 census for Barnetts Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 29, 1870), Reuben Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #105, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Levina J. (born in Kentucky, age 41), Araminta (not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), William J. (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), John N. (born in Kentucky, age 18), Harrison (born in Kentucky, age 14), Lydia (born in Kentucky, age 16), Martha J. (born in Kentucky, age 12), Cynthia (born in Kentucky, age 10), Mathew (born in Kentucky, age 8), Eliza (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Manerva (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 12 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1880), William Caudle is listed as the head of the household for house #97, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Lydia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), and Charlie J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), William J. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #69, he's a farmer, born in February of 1849 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 23 years, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Lydia M. (wife, born in February of 1856 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 44), Casper L. (son, born in August of 1872 [mistake] in Kentucky, age 17), Chloe (daughter, born in May of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Ollie D. (daughter, born in March of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Lewis F. (son, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6). They are living next to William's mother and his sister Manerva.

On pages 18 & 19 of the 1910 census for District 101 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), Lydia Caudill is found living in the home of her son. Charles Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #169, he's a farmer, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Lyda (mother, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 33 years, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 55), Ollie (sister, single, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Frank (brother, born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 18 (Pettis) in Adair County, Missouri (dated March 13, 1920), Frank Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #218, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Ina D. (wife, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Pennsylvania, age 20), Rosanna (daughter, born in Iowa, age 1 year 11 months), Lydia (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 64), and Charles (brother, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40).

    The children of LYDIA HITCHCOCK and WILLIAM CAUDILL are:

    1. CHARLES J. CAUDILL, b. 1879, Kentucky, m. MARGARET E. (unknown last name), 1920. She was b. 1892, Iowa.
    2. CASPER L. CAUDILL, b. August 1882, Kentucky.
    3. CHLOE CAUDILL, b. May 28, 1888, Kentucky, d. January 12, 1979, Coldwater, Branch County, Michigan, m. OLLIE TACKETT, son of LYDIA MARGARET ADAMS and WILLIAM J. TACKETT, July 11, 1907, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was b. March 14, 1884, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 16, 1953, Coldwater, Branch County, Michigan.
    4. OLLIE D. CAUDILL, b. March 24, 1892, Kentucky, d. March 4, 1979, Seattle, King County, Washington, buried in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington, m. LEONARD TERRY CAUDILL.
    5. LEWIS FRANK CAUDILL, b. May 1894, Kentucky, m. INA D. (unknown last name), 1917. She was b. 1900, Iowa.







EASTER CAUDILL, daughter of BENJAMIN CAUDILL and ABIGAIL PENNINGTON, was born about 1824 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died about 1910. She married CAMPBELL MAY, son of JAMES MAY and MARY ADAMS, June 3, 1845 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born about 1827 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died about 1892 in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: On page 163 of the 1850 census for Morgan County, Kentucky (dated October 11, 1850), Campbell May is listed as the head of the household for house #1079, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old. Also listed is Easter (born in Kentucky, age 25).

On page 82 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 6, 1880), Campbell May is listed as the head of the household for house #558, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Easther (born in Kentucky, age 35), Merneva (born in Kentucky, age 8), Abel (born in Kentucky, age 5), Pheba (born in Kentucky, age 3), James (born in Kentucky, age 8 months), and Benj. C. Caudill (born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 30 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 30, 1870), Campbell May is listed as the head of the household for house #197, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Esther (born in Kentucky, age 45), Manirva [hard to read] (born in Kentucky, age 18), Abel B. (born in Kentucky, age 16), Phoeba (born in Kentucky, age 13), James (born in Kentucky, age 10), Richard (born in Kentucky, age 7), and Benj. Caudill (works on farm, born in Kentucky, age 23).

On page 16 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Precinct 1 - Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1880), Cammell May is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in North Carolina, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Ester (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 55), Marnervy (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 26), Able (son, single, laborer, born in Kentucky, age 24), Pheby (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Jeames (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Menifee (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Carley Pesten (servant, single, laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22).

On page 35 of the 1910 census for District 105 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 6, 1910), Easter May is found widowed and living in the home of her daughter. Johnny Vanover is listed as the head of the household for house #232, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Minerva (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 12 years, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 52), and Ester May (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 86).

    The children of EASTER CAUDILL and CAMPBELL MAY are:

    1. MANERVA BELL MAY, b. July 30, 1852, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 2, 1940, Kentucky, m. (1) ELI BUD REED, m. (2) JOHN VANOVER JR.
    2. ABEL B. MAY, b. July 1855, Kentucky.
    3. PHOEBE MAY, b. December 27, 1857, Kentucky, d. January 30, 1932, Kentucky, m. GREEN A. ADAMS.
    4. JAMES MAY, b. 1859, Kentucky.
    5. RICHARD MENIFEE MAY, b. March 1863, Kentucky.







MANERVA BELL MAY, daughter of EASTER CAUDILL and CAMPBELL MAY, was born July 30, 1852 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died March 2, 1940 in Kentucky. She married (1) ELI BUD REED, son of LEWIS REED and SARAH PATRICK, December 29, 1881 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born September 15, 1860 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died October 27, 1892 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married (2) JOHN VANOVER JR., son of JOHN VANOVER and SUSANNAH (unknown last name), about 1898. He was born in October of 1865 in Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Minerva A. May married Eli Reed on December 29, 1881 in Magoffin County at the home of Campbell May. The witnesses were Abel May and John Colvin, and the minister was Wallis Bailey.

On page 14 of the 1870 census for Precinct 3 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 19, 1870), Lewis Reid is listed as the head of the household for house #93, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 40), Martha J. (born in Kentucky, age 19), Nancy E. (born in Kentucky, age 17), Mary (born in Kentucky, age 10), Eli (born in Kentucky, age 9), Sarah A. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Daniel B. (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Lee (born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On pages 12 & 13 of the 1880 census for District 64 (Precinct 3 - Johnson's Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1880), Lewis Read 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 51 years old. Also listed are Sariah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 51), Ely (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Sariah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Daniel B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Calles [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 16 of the 1880 census for District 102 (Upper Elkhorn Creek) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1880), John Vanover is listed as the head of the household for house #142, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Susanah (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 56), John Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 35 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1900), John Vanover is listed as the head of the household for house #308, he's a farmer, born in October of 1865 in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, married for 14 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Manerva (wife, born in July of 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 46), William (son, born in March of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Virgia (daughter, born in July of 1880 in Kentucky, age 19), Victory (daughter, born in June of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Cammel Reed (step-son, born in November of 1882 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Algernon Reed (step-son, born in November of 1884 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Ester M. Reed (step-daughter, born in August of 1886 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), and Sarah E. Reed (step-daughter, born in March of 1889 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 19 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1900), Campbell Reed is also found living in the home of his future sister-in-law's parents' house. Abel May is listed as the head of the household for house #164, he's a farmer, born in July of 1853 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Sarah Ann (wife, born in June of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 4 are still living, age 34), Sallie (daughter, born in April of 1887 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13), Mary (daughter, born in May of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Prater (son, born in February of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Pearlie (daughter, born in July of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Cambell Reed (servant, farm laborer, born in November of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17). Sally May will marry Leonard Caudill, Easter Caudill's sister.

On page 35 of the 1910 census for District 105 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 6, 1910), Johnny Vanover is listed as the head of the household for house #232, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Minerva (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 12 years, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 52), and Ester May (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 86).

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 77-3 (Gifford and Middlefork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Manerva Reed is found widowed and living in the home of her son. Campbell Reed is listed as the head of the household for house #14, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 21 years old. Also listed are Estie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 44), Madie (daughter, single, public school, teacher, born in Kentucky, age 23), Tressie (daughter, single, public school, teacher, born in Kentucky, age 21), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Hager (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Willson (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Fred (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), an Bell Reed (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 76. These names and dates don't all match what the previous census reports say.

    The children of MANERVA MAY and ELI REED are:

    1. CAMPBELL SMITH REED, b. November 7, 1882, Kentucky, d. December 3, 1960, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. EASTER EVALINE CAUDILL.
    2. ALGERNON REED, b. November 1884, Kentucky.
    3. EASTER M. REED, b. August 1886, Kentucky.
    4. SARAH E. REED, b. March 1889, Kentucky.

    The children of JOHN VANOVER and (unknown) are:

    1. WILLIAM VANOVER, b. March 1887, Kentucky.
    2. VIRGIA VANOVER, b. July 1880, Kentucky.
    3. VICTORY VANOVER, b. June 1892, Kentucky.







BONNIE JEAN CONLEY (deceased), daughter of JAMES EVERETT CONLEY and CUBA LEE SIMMONS, was born about 1920 in Oklahoma. She married NORMAN W. SLOVER, son of THOMAS JEFFERSON SLOVER and ELIZABETH EUDORA THOMPSON. He was born about 1920 in Arkansas.

Notes: Information on Bonnie Conley can be found on page 157 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 56-33 (Okmulgee) in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma (dated April 5, 1930), Thomas J. Slover is listed as the head of the household for house #136, he's a laborer in an iron foundry, born in Tennessee, parents born in Tennessee, first married at age 26, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in Arkansas, father born in Georgia, mother born in Tennessee, first married at 18, age 45), Jewel (daughter, single, stenographer for an oil company, born in Arkansas, age 27), Davis (son, married, chemist for an oil refinery, born in Arkansas, first married at 22, age 24), Lester (son, born in Arkansas, age 15), Charles (son, born in Arkansas, age 11), Norman (son, born in Arkansas, age 10), and Ruby (daughter, born in Arkansas, age 19).

    The children of BONNIE CONLEY and NORMAN SLOVER are:

    1. JAMES NORMAN SLOVER, m. MARY KATHERINE RILEY.
    2. DAVID MICHAEL SLOVER, m. (1) CAROLINE (unknown last name), m. (2) DEBORAH (unknown last name).
    3. GREGORY LYNN SLOVER, m. VICKY LYNN.
    4. DONA KAY SLOVER, m. JAMES DOUGLAS MORRISON.

    (This information comes from J. P. Lindsey, Lori Lindsey McGarvey, and other sources)







JO ANN CONLEY, daughter of JAMES EVERETT CONLEY and CUBA LEE SIMMONS, was born about 1927 in Oklahoma. She married JOE PAT LINDSEY, son of JOHN A. LINDSEY and JEWELL E. HALL. He was born June 7, 1926 in Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, and died June 18, 2011.

Notes: Information on Jo Ann Conley can be found on page 157 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of JO ANN CONLEY and J. P. LINDSEY are:

    1. TERRY PAT LINDSEY, m. JUDITH ANN JACKSON.
    2. GARY WILLIAM LINDSEY, b. February 24, 1951, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, d. 1984.
    3. PHILIP JOHN LINDSEY, m. MARY HELEN KREUTZER.
    4. CAROL JOAN LINDSEY, m. GARY VINCENT.

    (This information comes from J. P. Lindsey, Lori Lindsey McGarvey, and other sources)







ALAFAIR LITTERAL, daughter of WILEY LITTERAL and REBECCA JANE PACE, was born April 23, 1866 in Kentucky, died October 17, 1943 in Little Paint, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married GREENVILLE ADAMS, son of JOHN ADAMS and BETHANY RISNER, about 1888. He was born July 9, 1863 in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died September 18, 1934 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 547 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Greenville Adams was the brother of Mary Ann Adams, William Adams, and Sarah Adams.

Bethany Risner's maiden name was confirmed by finding the birth record of her daughter. Delila Adams was born February 18, 1861 in Magoffin County to John Adams (b. Floyd County) and Bertheena Risner (b. Floyd County).

According to her death certificate, Alafair Litteral Adams died October 17, 1943 in Little Paint, Magoffin County, from stomach cancer. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as April 23, 1866, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Wiley Literal (b. Kentucky) and Rebecca Pace (b. Kentucky, the informant as Bruce Adams of Little Paint, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the burial place as Oil Springs, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Alafair Adams died October 17, 1943 in Magoffin County at the age of 76.

According to his death certificate, Green Adams died September 18, 1934 in Oil Springs from enteritis, with a fractured spine causing complete paralysis as a contributing factor. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as July 9, 1863, his marital status as married, his wife as Alifare Adams, his occupation as farmer, his parents as John Adams (b. Kentucky) and Cyntha Risner (b. Kentucky), the informant as Kelly Adams of Portsmouth, Ohio, and the burial place as Oil Springs, Kentucky.

On page 4 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1860), John Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #24, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Bethany (cook, born in Kentucky, age 20), Nancy Jane (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Maryan (female, born in Kentucky, age 4 months).

On page 5 of the 1870 census for Precinct 5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated July 13, 1870), John Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #32, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Beththana (born in Kentucky, age 30), Nancy J. (born in Kentucky, age 12), Mary A. (born in Kentucky, age 10), Greenvill (born in Kentucky, age 6), Elizabeth (born in Ohio, age 4), and Atlanta (born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 4 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 7 - Burning Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1880), John Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #180, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Bethany (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 43), Greenville (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Minta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Atlanta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Wiley (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Elbert (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Julia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 51 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 26, 1900), Green Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #445, he's a farmer, born in February of 1864 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Alafare (wife, born in August of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 32), Gracie (daughter, born in January of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Charles (son, born in March of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Myrtie (daughter, born in Kentucky, December of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Bruce (son, born in August of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Kelley (son, born in May of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Cully (son, born in December of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Kirna (son, born in May of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to Alafare's brother Grant. Grant's daughter Bertie and Charles Adams will both marry into the Able Garfield Conley family.

On page 20 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 2, 1910), Green Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #176, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Alafare (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 9 children and 7 are still living, age 42), Charlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Mertie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Bruce (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Kellie (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Callie (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Kernie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11). They are still living next to the Grant Litteral family.

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 12 & 13, 1920), Green Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #60, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Alafair (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 51), Bruce (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 24), Calie (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Kernie (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 20), and Gophie Adams (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1930), Green Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #121, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 66 years old. Also listed are Alafare (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 62), and Geffrey (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15). They are living next to son Kernie and close to son Bruce.

    The children of ALAFAIR LITTERAL and GREEN ADAMS are:

    1. GRACE ADAMS, b. January 1889, Kentucky, m. JAMES JACKSON "JACK" BAYES.
    2. CHARLES ADAMS, b. March 1891, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. November 28, 1895, Scioto County, Ohio, m. FRONA CONLEY.
    3. MYRTLE ADAMS, b. October 9, 1892, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 6, 1968, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOHN MCKINLEY BLANTON.
    4. BRUCE ADAMS, b. April 3, 1895. Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 15, 1966. Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. PEARLIE LITTERAL.
    5. KELLEY ADAMS, b. January 30, 1897, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 26, 1956, Newark, Licking County, Ohio, buried in Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio, m. MONNIE L. FAIRCHILD.
    6. CALLY ADAMS, b. December 1897, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. VERNIE LOU (unknown last name).
    7. KERNIE ADAMS, b. May 27, 1899, Kentucky, m. DORA SCOTT.







AMBROSE LEMASTER, son of ELIJAH LEMASTER and ELIZABETH (unknown last name), was born about 1810 in Kentucky. He married (1) NANCY MCGUIRE. He married (2) SARAH FRANCES SHAVER. She was born about 1822 in Kentucky.

Notes: Ambrose's mother has been reported as Elizabeth Ghent, Elizabeth Borders, and Lydia Tackett.

Ambrose Lemaster was the brother of Lewis Lemaster.

In an article written by Todd Preston [the link was good in 2011], President of the The Magoffin County Historical Society, on August 12, 2010, in The Salyersville Independent newspaper, Todd wrote:

"Narcissus was a daughter of Ambrose Lemaster and his first wife Nancy McGuire. Ambrose married secondly to "Granny" Fanny Shaver. You may remember that a monument was set recently for her and a twin marker is in the planning stage for Ambrose Lemaster and his first wife and children. Ambrose is buried in the Lemaster Cemetery behind the Falcon School and there is no access road except up the Tom Prater hollow."

On page 14 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1860), Ambrose Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #94, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Frances Lemaster (cook, born in Virginia, age 38), Isaac (born in Kentucky, age 16), Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 15), Narcissa (born in Kentucky, age 12), Ransom (born in Kentucky, age 5), Susan (born in Kentucky, age 7), Benjamin (born in Kentucky, age 4), Richard M. (born in Kentucky, age 7 months), Elizabeth Shaver (housekeeper, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Wm. B. Shaver (born in Kentucky, age 10).

On pages 6 & 7 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 13, 1870), Ambrose Lemaster [hard to read] is listed as the head of the household for house #43, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Sarah F. (born in Virginia, age 47), William F. (born in Kentucky, age 21), Susanna (born in Kentucky, age 18), Ransom (born in Kentucky, age 15), Benjamin (born in Kentucky, age 12), Richard M. (born in Kentucky, age 10), Lewis (born in Kentucky,age 2), and Elijah Lemaster (born in Kentucky, age 83).

On page 2 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1880), Ambrose Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Sarah F. (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 54), Benjamin (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Lewis (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Josephine Lemaster (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11). They are living next to son Richard and close to son Ransom.

    The children of AMBROSE LEMASTER and (unknown) are:

    1. ISAAC LEMASTER, b. October 1841, Kentucky, d. before 1920, m. SARAH SPARKS.
    2. SARAH LEMASTER, b. 1845, Kentucky.
    3. NARCISSUS LEMASTER, b. January 1848, Kentucky, m. HENRY WORKMAN.

    The children of AMBROSE LEMASTER and SARAH SHAVER are:

    1. SUSANNA A. LEMASTER, b. November 1852, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM LEMASTER, son of JOHN LEMASTER and REBECCA LEMASTER, March 12, 1874. He was b. June 1851, Kentucky.
    2. RANSOM L. LEMASTER, b. December 20, 1854, State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. June 8, 1941, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. SARAH EMILY CONLEY.
    3. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LEMASTER, b. February 17, 1857, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 4, 1903, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. PAULINA HOWARD.
    4. RICHARD M. LEMASTER, b. 1859, Kentucky.







BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LEMASTER, son of AMBROSE LEMASTER and SARAH FRANCES SHAVER, was born February 17, 1857 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died May 4, 1903 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married PAULINA HOWARD, daughter of WILLIAM HOWARD JR. and CATHARINE HELTON, about 1880 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born May 10, 1861 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died March 22, 1924 in State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lemaster Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky. Paulina Howard married (2) JAMES HONAKER.

Notes: Paulina Howard was the brother of Henry S. Howard, Letha Ann Howard, and George Washington Howard.

Benjamin and Paulina's wedding date has been reported as both January 14, 1880, and November 14, 1880.

According to her death certificate, Paulina A. Howard Honaker died March 22, 1924 in State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis of the bowels. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as February 12, 1860, her marital status as married, her parents as William Howard (b. Kentucky) and Kate Helton (b. Kentucky), the informant as Henry Lemaster of Falcon, Kentucky, and the burial place as Lemaster Cemetery.

On page 16 of the 1870 census for Precinct 2 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 29, 1870), William Howard is listed as the head of the household for house #118, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Catharine (born in Kentucky, age 43), Henry S. (works on farm, born in Kentucky, age 23), Cassa (female, born in Kentucky, age 17), Caroline (born in Kentucky, age 12), Anjaline (born in Kentucky, age 10), and Poline (born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 8 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), Paulina Howard is found living with her mother in the home of her uncle. George Helton is listed as the head of the household for house #60, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Herit (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28), Ephraim (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Malinda Helton (mother, widowed, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 84), Katherine Howard (sister, married, not working, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 55), Purlina Howard (niece, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 17), and Daniel Gullett (cousin, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 41 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1900), Benj. F. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #357, he's a farmer, born in February of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 20 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Pauline (wife, born in May of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 39), Fred (son, born in August of 1881 in Kentucky, age 18), Roscoe (son, born in May of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Henry (son, born in September of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Bate (son, born in February of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Susan (daughter, born in September of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Moses (son, born in March of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), McKinley (son, born in November of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and Sarah (daughter, born in November of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1910), Paulina Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #119, she's a farmer, married, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 9 are still living, and she's 42 years old. Also listed are Batie (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Moses (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Mckinly (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Sarah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Konoush [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 4). The last child was born after Benjamin was reported to have died.

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 6, 1920), James Honaker is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 57 years old. Also listed is Perline (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 58). Paulina's son, Henry, is in house #18.

    The children of BENJAMIN LEMASTER and PAULINA HOWARD are:

    1. FRED LEMASTER, b. August 1881, Kentucky.
    2. ROSCOE C. LEMASTER, b. May 1, 1884, Kentucky, m. LOLA GULLETT.
    3. HENRY L. LEMASTER, b. September 6, 1886, Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. November 18, 1952, Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. NORA PRATER.
    4. BATE LEMASTER, b. February 1990, Kentucky.
    5. SUSAN LEMASTER, b. September 1892, Kentucky.
    6. MOSES LEMASTER, b. March 1894, Kentucky.
    7. MCKINLEY LEMASTER, b. November 1896, Kentucky.
      Notes: Mack Lemaster is found living in the home of his cousin Henry Lemaster in the 1920 census. He's single, working for public works, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old.
    8. SARAH LEMASTER, b. November 1898, Kentucky.







GREEN A. ADAMS, son of GILBERT A. ADAMS and PAULINA PRATER, was born February 2, 1863 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died January 17, 1937 in Kentucky. He married PHOEBE MAY, daughter of EASTER CAUDILL and CAMPBELL MAY, about 1883. She was born December 27, 1857 in Kentucky, and died January 30, 1932 in Kentucky.

Notes: Green Adams was the brother of Riley M. Adams, Louise Ellen Adams, and Mary M. Adams.

Gilbert Adams' 2nd wife was Narcissus P. Bailey Adams, sister of Nancy Jane Bailey, Alexander Bailey, John Quincy Adams Bailey, and Enoch M. Bailey.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Green Adams married Phobia May on October 1, 1882 in Magoffin County at the home of the bride's father. The witnesses were George W. Bailey and Moses Hawkins, and the minister was Wallis Bailey.

On page 24 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 25, 1870), Gilbert Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #162, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Paulina (born in Kentucky, age 38), Thomas J. (born in Kentucky, age 18), Rebecca (born in Kentucky, age 16), Jilson P. (born in Kentucky, age 15), Henry C. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Lou Ellen (born in Kentucky, age 13), Franklin P. (born in Kentucky, age 9), Green A. (born in Kentucky, age 7), and Riley M. (born in Kentucky, age 5).

On pages 5 & 6 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Precinct 1 - Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 3, 1880), Gilbert Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina [hard to read], mother born in Kentucky, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Nacy [Narcissus Bailey Adams] (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40), Green (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Riley M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Cynthia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Marry M. [Mary] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), George W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), Wallas W. [Wallace] (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Henry C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 19). Wallace Adams was Narcissus' child from her first marriage, which was to Preston Adams.

On page 16 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), Green A. Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #238, he's a farmer, born in February of 1863 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Phebe (wife, born in December of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 42), Abel (son, born in February of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Julia (daughter, born in January of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), James (son, born in November of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Benjamin (son, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Rhoda (daughter, born in January of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), John (son, born in July of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and Emma (daughter, born in September of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), Green Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #10, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 26 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Phoeba (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 42), Julia (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 24), Ben (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Rhoda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), and John (son, born in Kentucky, age 14). It's unknown where Emily or Fanny are.

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 12, 1920), Greene Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #36, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Phoebe (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 52), and Emily (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21).

    The children of GREEN ADAMS and PHOEBE MAY are:

    1. ABEL ADAMS, b. February 1884, Kentucky.
    2. JULIA ADAMS, b. January 1886, Kentucky.
    3. JAMES ADAMS, b. November 1889, Kentucky.
    4. BENJAMIN ADAMS, b. February 1892, Kentucky.
    5. RHODA ADAMS, b. January 1894, Kentucky.
    6. JOHN ADAMS, b. July 1896, Kentucky.
    7. EMILY ADAMS, b. October 26, 1898, Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. June 5, 1990, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. FRANK B. POWERS.
    8. FANNY ADAMS, b. January 1, 1902, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 26, 1949, Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. DOLA PACE.







ARBUTH ALLEN "ALLEN" CAUDILL, son of TEMPERANCE JANE HITCHCOCK and MATTHEW CAUDILL, was born in October of 1845 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died after 1920. He married ELLEN HELTON, daughter of GEORGE HELTON and MALINDA WADE, October 12, 1865 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born in November of 1845 in Russell County, Virginia, and died about 1900 in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Ellen Helton was the sister of George Helton Jr. and Allen Helton.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Arbeatha Caudill married Ellen Helton on October 12, 1865 in Magoffin County at the clerk's office. The witnesses were Matthew Caudill and Abel Caudill, and the minister was Wallis Bailey.

On page 27 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1860), George Helton is listed as the head of the household for house #182, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 67 years old. Also listed are Melly (born in Virginia, age 55), Viney (born in Virginia, age 17), and Ellen (born in Virginia, age 15).

On page 6 of the 1870 census for Barnetts Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1870), Arbuth Caudil is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Ellen (wife, born in Virginia, age 23), Manford (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Lyddia (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On pages 48 & 49 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1900), Arbuth A. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #420, he's a farmer, born in October of 1845 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 34 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Ellen (wife, born in November of 1845 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 54), Lenord [Leonard] (son, single, farm laborer, born in November of 1875 in Kentucky, age 24), Elijah (son, single, farm laborer, born in March of 1878 in Kentucky, age 22), Alta (daughter, single, not working, born in October of 1885 in Kentucky, age 24), Manford (son, married, not working, born in December of 1866 in Kentucky, married for 1 year, age 33), and Nancey (daughter-in-law, born in May of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 1 child and that child isn't living, age 30).

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 17 & 19, 1920), Allen A. Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #125, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 74 years old. Also listed are Charley Pelphrey (nephew, married, house carpenter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), and Telah (niece, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38). Telah was the daughter of Arbuth's brother Stephen.

    The children of ALLEN CAUDILL and ELLEN HELTON are:

    1. MANFORD CAUDILL, b. December 1866, Kentucky, m. NANCY ELLEN CURTIS, January 17, 1899, Kentucky. She was b. May 1870, Kentucky.
    2. LYDIA M. CAUDILL, b. October 1869, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. October 4, 1904, Mashfork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. JOSEPH LEONARD CONLEY.
    3. MARY CAUDILL, b. June 19, 1871, Kentucky, d. April 18, 1920, State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. SAMUEL CONLEY.
    4. LEONARD CAUDILL, b. November 1875, Kentucky.
    5. ELIJAH CAUDILL, b. March 1878, Kentucky, m. ROSETTA SMITH, January 6, 1902.
    6. ALTA CAUDILL, b. October 1885, Kentucky.







JESSE D. CAUDILL, son of PHOEBE HITCHCOCK and ABEL CAUDILL, was born September 7, 1847 in Kentucky, and died September 14, 1890. He married ELIZABETH ELAM, February 18, 1869, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born about 1847 in Kentucky.

Notes: Jesse and Elizabeth Caudill were married in the home of Mary Polly Mays.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Jesse D. Caudill married Elizabeth Elam on February 18, 1869 in Magoffin County at the home of Polly May. The witnesses were Samuel May, Able Caudill, and Campbell May, and the minister was Wallis Bailey.

On page 25 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 25, 1870), Jessie Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #168, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 22), and Abel (born in Kentucky, age 5 months).

On page 17 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Precinct 1 - Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 10, 1880), Jessie Cudile is listed as the head of the household for house #132, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Lizzia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), Able (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Ann (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Lucinda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 33 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 1900), Wilbur Caudill [hard to read - Wilburn in 1910] is listed as the head of the household for house #289, he's a farmer, born in April of 1882 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 1 year, and he's 18 years old. Also listed are Lora (wife, born in June of 1884 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 1 year, she hasn't had any children, age 15), and John B. (brother, farm laborer, born in May of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16). They are living next to brother, Abel.

    The children of JESSE CAUDILL and ELIZABETH ELAM are:

    1. ABEL CAUDILL, b. February 1870, Kentucky, m. ELIZABETH BAILEY.
    2. ANN CAUDILL, b. 1873, Kentucky.
    3. LUCINDA CAUDILL, b. 1878, Kentucky.
    4. WILBURN CAUDILL, b. April 1882, Kentucky, m. (1) LORA (unknown last name), about 1899. She was b. June 1884, Kentucky. He married (2) NANCY JANE SLUSHER.
      Notes: Nancy Jane Slusher's 1st husband was James M. Pennington. A child of theirs was Walter B. Pennington.
    5. JOHN BLAINE CAUDILL, b. April 26, 1883, Kentucky, m. ELLEN JANE "ELLA" COLLETT.







ABEL CAUDILL, son of JESSE D. CAUDILL and ELIZABETH ELAM, was born in February of 1870 in Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH BAILEY about 1891. She was born in May of 1876 in Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Abel Caudill married Elizabeth Bailey on April 15, 1891 in Magoffin County at the home of G. W. Bailey. The witnesses were Cornwell May and John E. Fairchild, and the minister was David Borders.

On page 33 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 1900), Able Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #288, he's a farmer, born in February of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Eiza (wife, born in May of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 9 children and all are still living, age 24), Virgia (daughter, born in August of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Jessie (son, born in January of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Benjamin (son, born in January of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Siney (daughter, born in October of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and Charlie (son, born in August of 1899 in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On page 25 of the 1910 census for District 20 (Hamilton) in Butler County, Ohio (dated April 25, 1910), Abel Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #229, he's a laborer working with concrete, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 18 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Lizzy (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 36), Jesse (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Ben (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Sina (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Abel Caudill (boarder, married, laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, age 36).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 70 (Gifford) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 5, 1920), Abel Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 44), Addie Coffey (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), Willard Coffey (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Gay Coffey (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2). They are living next to son Jesse and 2 houses away from son Ben.

On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1930), Abel Caudill is listed as the head of the household for house #102, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 56), Willerd (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), and Gay (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12). They are living close to son Jesse.

    The children of ABEL CAUDILL and ELIZABETH BAILEY are:

    1. VIRGIE CAUDILL, b. August 1893, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) COFFEY.
    2. JESSIE CAUDILL, b. January 18, 1896, Kentucky, m. MAUDIE (unknown last name). She was b. 1901, Kentucky.
    3. BENJAMIN F. CAUDILL, b. January 18, 1896, Kentucky, d. February 26, 1963, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CARRIE CONLEY.
      Notes: Jessie and Benjamin Caudill are twins.
    4. SINA CAUDILL, b. October 1896, Kentucky.
    5. CHARLIE CAUDILL, b. August 1899, Kentucky, d. before 1910.







NANCY J. BLAIR, daughter of SARAH SPRADLIN and WILLIAM BLAIR, was born about 1839 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died October 27, 1927 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Bluegrass Cemetery in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married JAMES POWER, son of LEWIS POWER and ELIZABETH PRATER, July 22, 1858. He was born May 29, 1830 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died before 1900.

Notes: James was the brother of Elizabeth Power.

James Power reportedly died about 1883 in Salyersville.

According to her death certificate, Nancy Jane Blair Power died October 7, 1927 in Magoffin County from typhoid fever. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as 1838, her marital status as widowed, and her parents as Billie Blair (b. Magoffin County) and Sallie Blair (b. Magoffin County).

On page 95 of the 1850 census for My District in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated August 28, 1850), Lewis Power is listed as the head of the household for house #595, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, and he's 64 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Virginia, age 59), Celia (not working, born in Kentucky, age 25), William (not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), James (farmer, born in Kentucky, age 20), and Cynthia A. (born in Kentucky, age 17).

On page 85 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 8, 1860), James Power is listed as the head of the household for house #582, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 6), Nancy J. (cook, born in Kentucky, age 22), John (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 1 of the 1870 census for Salyersville in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated September 1, 1870), James Power is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a house carpenter, born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Nancy J. (born in Kentucky, age 26), Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 10), Mary (born in Kentucky, age 8), Lewis (born in Kentucky, age 4), and William T. S. (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 2 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Precinct 1 - Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1880), James Power is listed as the head of the household for house #11, he's a carpenter, born in Kentucky, father born in Alabama, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40), Louis (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Sherman (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Dudley (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 7 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), Nancy J. Powers is listed as the head of the household for house #55, she's not working, widowed, born in January of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, and she's 58 years old. Also listed are Patrick (grandson, born in September of 1892 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), and Warrick (grandson, born in October of 1895 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 101 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 18 & 19, 1910), Nancy J. Powers is listed as the head of the household for house #48, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, and she's 69 years old. Daughter Sarah is in house #51.

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 68 (Salyersville) Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 6, 1920), Nancy J. Powers is listed as the head of the household for house #5, she's not working, divorced, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 70 years old. She's living next to the Warwick May family, the same family she was living next to in 1910.

    The children of NANCY BLAIR and JAMES POWER are:

    1. ELIZABETH POWER, b. 1854, Kentucky.
    2. JOHN POWER, b. 1856, Kentucky, d. before 1870.
    3. SARAH POWERS, b. October 1859, Kentucky, d. September 1, 1929, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. JOHN W. HOWINGTON.
    4. MARY POWER, b. January 17, 1861, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. DANIEL BROWN, 1879. He was b. September 1849, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Manas Power was born January 17, 1861 in Magoffin County to James Power (b. Floyd County) and Nancy J. Blair (b. Floyd County).
    5. LEWIS POWER, b. 1866, Kentucky.
    6. WILLIAM T. SHERMAN POWER, b. June 1869, Kentucky, m. BELLE (unknown last name), 1890. She was b. September 1872, Kentucky.
    7. DUDLEY H. POWERS, b. September 16, 1872, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. July 30, 1929, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) ANNE E. PENIX, m. (2) MALISSA (unknown last name).







PATRICK POWERS, son of ANNE E. PENIX and DUDLEY H. POWERS, was born in November 11, 1892 in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died May 24, 1965 in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. He married IDA PATRICK, daughter of SAMUEL HOUSTON PATRICK and REBECCA PATTON, about 1913. She was born June 20, 1893 in Bradley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died March 29, 1971, in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio.

Notes: Ida Patrick was the sister of Harry Patrick and June Patrick.

When Patrick Powers' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a teamster working for Berry and Fannin Lumber Company in Ivyton, that he had a wife and 2 children, that he had spent 3 years as a private in the state infantry, and that he was born November 11, 1892 in Falcon, Kentucky. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Patrick Powers was born November 11, 1892, and died in May of 1965. His last place of residence was in Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ida Powers was born about 1894, and died March 19, 1971 in Midcentral Health System Mansfield in Mansfield at the age of 77. She was widowed at the tme of her death.

On page 32 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1900), Samuel H. Patrick is listed as the head of the household for house #285, he's a farmer, born in September of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 23 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in March of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 11 children and all are still living, age 40), Harry (son, married, day laborer, born in July of 1877 in Kentucky, married for 0 years, age 22), Mary (daughter-in-law, born in September of 1881 in Kentucky, she hasn't had any children, age 19), Stella (daughter, born in July of 1881 in Kentucky, age 18), Maud (daughter, born in February of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Frank (son, born in February of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Kerna (son, born in June of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Nancy (daughter, born in February of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), June (daughter, born in June of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Ida (daughter, born in June of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Charles (son, born in June of 1895 in Kentucky, age 6), and William (son, born in September of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2). Harry's wife's maiden name is Mary Bailey.

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 10, 1920), Patrick Powers is listed as the head of the household for house #12, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Ida (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 3 months).

On page 28 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), Patrick Powers is listed as the head of the household for house #275, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Ida (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 37), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 5). They are living next to Ida's parents.

On page 4 of the 1940 census for District 77-1 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), Patrick Powers is listed as the head of the household for house #32, he's a carpenter building houses, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Ida (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 47), Ruth (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 22), Jean (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Hazel (daughter, separated, new worker, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 25), Joe Connelley (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 5), Sandra Joan Hampton (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Minie Belle Prater (lodger, single, new worker, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 1 year of high school, age 24).

    The children of PATRICK POWERS and IDA PATRICK are:

    1. HAZEL POWERS, b. April 29, 1914, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (unknown).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hazel Powers was born April 29, 1914 in Magoffin County to Ida Patrick.
    2. RUTH POWERS, b. April 22, 1917, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruth Powers was born April 22, 1917 in Magoffin County to Ida Patrick.
    3. MABLE JEAN POWERS, b. April 11, 1920, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mable J. Power was born April 11, 1920 in Magoffin County to Ida Patrick.
    4. WAYNE CARROLL POWERS, b. 1925, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. LIDA CAUDILL.







MARTHA CONLEY, daughter of THOMAS CONLEY and SARAH FITZPATRICK, was born in October of 1827 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and died after 1900. She married JOHN NEWTON BLANTON on September 16, 1858 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born in September of 1817 in Tennessee, and died after 1900. John Blanton married (1) SARAH "SALLY" SIMPSON, daughter of SAMUEL SIMPSON and CATHERINE (unknown last name), about 1844. She was born about 1824 in Harlan County, Kentucky, and died December 29, 1857 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Martha Conley can be found on page 174 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

John Newton Blanton was reportedly the son of James D. Blanton and Margaret Carter, and the brother of James Henderson Blanton and Rebecca Blanton.

According to Kentucky death records, Sarah Blanton, daughter of Samuel and Catherine Simpson, died December 29, 1857 in Johnson County because of child birth. It doesn't say whether it was during or after the birth. Her son Leonard was born in December of 1857. Her birthplace is listed as Harlan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky marriage records, Marthy Conley (age 34, single, b. Floyd County) married John Blanton (age 38, widower, b. Morgan County) on September 16, 1858 in Johnson County.

On page 37 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 24, 1850), John N. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #241, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 26), James (born in Kentucky, age 5), Marinda (born in Kentucky, age 3), Samuel (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Benjamin (born in Kentucky, age 4 months). Martha Conley and her parents are found in house #292.

On pages 63 & 64 of the 1860 census for Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated July 12 & 13, 1860), John N. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #433, his occupation isn't listed, he's born in Tennessee, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Patsey (born in Kentucky, age 34), James (born in Kentucky, age 15), Marinda (born in Kentucky, age 13), Saml (born in Kentucky, age 12), Benj (born in Kentucky, age 10), John (born in Kentucky, age 8), Carteres [Caroline - hard to read] (born in Kentucky, age 7), and Leonard (born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 5 of the 1870 census for Barnetts Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1870), John Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #37, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Martha (born in Kentucky, age 44), Maranda (not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), Benjamin (born in Kentucky, age 20), John (born in Kentucky, age 18), Caroline (born in Kentucky, age 16), Mary (born in Kentucky, age 14), Leonard (born in Kentucky, age 12), and Matilda (born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 18 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 12, 1880), John N. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #144, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, age 55), Samuel (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 31), and Tilda A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 9 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), John and Martha are found living in the home of their daughter. Abraham Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #69, he's a farmer, born in March of 1821 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 21 years, and he's 79 years old. Also listed are Maranda (wife, born in July of 1846 in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, married for 21 years, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 53), John C. (son, single, farm laborer, born in April of 1879 in Kentucky, age 21), Menifee (son, born in February of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), Ida (daughter, born in June of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), John Blanton (father-in-law, born in September of 1817 in Tennessee, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee, married for 40 years, age 82), and Marthy Blanton (mother-in-law, born in October of 1827 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 40 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 72).

    The child of MARTHA CONLEY and JOHN BLANTON is:

    1. MATILDA ANN BLANTON, b. August 23, 1867, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 15, 1952, Elliotsville, Rowan County, Kentucky, buried in Rowan County, Kentucky, m. BUCKNER MONROE "BUCK" SLONE.

    The children of JOHN BLANTON and SALLY SIMPSON are:

    1. JAMES H. BLANTON, b. December 25, 1844, Kentucky, d. September 4, 1919, Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. FARLINA LEAR HENSLEY.
    2. MARANDA BLANTON, b. July 1846, Kentucky, m. ABRAHAM WILLIAMS.
    3. SAMUEL BLANTON, b. February 27, 1848, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 19, 1918, Pennsylvania, Greenup County, Kentucky, buried in Argillite, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. JULIA ANN RIGSBY.
    4. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BLANTON, b. January 16, 1850, Kentucky, d. March 27, 1930, Wilson, Carter County, Kentucky, buried in Wilson Creek, Carter County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown), m. (2) ELIZABETH (unknown last name).
    5. JOHN N. BLANTON, b. December 5, 1852, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 14, 1936, Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) MELISSA J. SAYLOR, m. (2) ZORA ROBINSON.
    6. CAROLINE BLANTON, b. 1853, Kentucky.
    7. MARY JANE BLANTON, b. November 18, 1855, State Road Fork, Licking Creek, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. January 12, 1944, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Whitehouse, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ADRON NAPIER.
    8. LEONARD BLANTON, b. December 29, 1857, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. SUSANNAH MCCARTY.







LEONARD BLANTON, son of JOHN NEWTON BLANTON and SARAH "SALLY" SIMPSON, was born December 29, 1857 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married SUSANNAH MCCARTY, daughter of LOUISA DICY BLANTON and NELSON MCCARTY, about 1884. She was born in May of 1867 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died before 1920.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, there was an unnamed male child born December 29, 1857 in Johnson County, Kentucky, to John Blanton and Sarah Simpson. Under remarks it says "not Known." Sarah Simpson Blanton died on the day that Leonard was born.

On page 16 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1880), Leonard Blanton is found living in the home of his sister, Maranda. Abraham Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #133, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Maranda (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, age 33), Frances (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), John C. H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Lenard Blanton (brother-in-law, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, age 22). They are living next to Leonard and Maranda's brother, James.

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Lenoard Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in December of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Sousan (wife, born in May of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 32), Lanna (son, born in November of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Florra (daughter, born in October of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Loula (daughter, born in November of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Dock (son, born in December of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), and Salie (daughter, born in April of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1910), Leonard Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #147, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 26 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Susan (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 42), Lonie (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Dock (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Salie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 5, 1920), Leonard Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #44, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Doc (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 25), Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1930), Leonard Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #119, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 30, and he's 72 years old. Also listed are Willie (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 22), and May (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 20).

    The children of LEONARD BLANTON and SUSAN MCCARTY are:

    1. LONNIE BLANTON, b. November 1887, Kentucky.
    2. FLORA BLANTON, b. October 21, 1888, Kentucky, d. September 18, 1916, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. AMOS BLANTON.
    3. LULA BLANTON, b. November 19, 1890, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 23, 1981, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. BOYD CONLEY.
    4. DOCK BLANTON, b. December 20, 1892, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. February 4, 1964, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. VERNA CRACE.
      Notes: According to his obituary, Dock Blanton (age 72), son of the late Leonard and Susan McCarty Blanton, was a retired C. & O. Railway employee and a resident of Oil Springs. He was born December 20, 1892 in Magoffin County, and died February 4, 1964 in a local Johnson County hospital from a heart attack. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Verna Crace Blanton; 4 sons, James Edward Blanton (of Lansing, Michigan), Hershel Blanton (Staffordsville), Wendell Blanton (Oil Springs), and Robert Lee Blanton (Oil Springs); 1 daughter, Mrs. Raymond Horne; 2 brothers, Wayne Blanton (Doyle, Kentucky) and Willie Blanton (Salyersville); and 2 sisters, Mrs. Lula Conley (Oil Springs) and Mrs. Sallie Conley (Salyersville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to her obituary, Juanita Blanton Horne (age 78), daughter of the late Dock and Verna Blanton, was born March 9, 1926 in Louisa, died January 14, 2005 in Mt. Manor Nursing Home in Paintsville, and was buried in Lakeview Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, Raymond Horne (of Staffordsville); 2 sons, Raymond Timothy Horne (Magnolia, Ohio) and Anthony Lee Horne (Ashland); 1 daughter, Tammy Jane Dutton (Staffordsville); 1 step-daughter, Patricia Ann Conley (Staffordsville); 2 brothers, Wendell "Nig" Blanton (Paintsville) and Robert Blanton (Oil Springs); 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    5. SALLIE BLANTON, b. April 19, 1895, Kentucky, d. October 31, 1991, Ivel, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. FLOYD CONLEY.
    6. WAYNE BLANTON, b. 1904, Kentucky.
    7. WILLIE BLANTON, b. 1908, Kentucky, m. MAY WILLIAMS, daughter of GRANVILLE WILLIAMS and ETHEL BLANTON, 1927. She was b. 1910, Kentucky.







FLOYD CONLEY, son of ISAAC WILSON CONLEY and MAHALA J. MEADE, was born February 20, 1892 in Win, Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 13, 1972 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the Church Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married SALLIE BLANTON, daughter of LEONARD BLANTON and SUSANNAH MCCARTY, May 2, 1917. She was born April 19, 1895 in Kentucky, and died October 31, 1991 in Ivel, Floyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 174 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

When Floyd Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was self-employed farmer in Win, Kentucky, that he was married, and that he was born February 20, 1892 in Win. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.

According to his obituary, Floyd Conley (age 79), son of the late I. W. and Mahala Meade Conley, was a retired merchant and farmer. He died January 13, 1972 at home in Oil Springs following an extended illness, and was buried in the Church Cemetery in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Sally Blanton Conley; 1 brother, Walter Conley (of Oil Springs); and 2 sisters, Miss Susan Conley (Oil Springs) and Mrs. Myrtle Vencil (Paintsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Floyd Conley was born February 20, 1892, and died in January of 1972. His last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Floyd Conley died January 13, 1972 in Johnson County at the age of 79.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Sallie Conley was born April 19, 1895, and died October 31, 1991. Her last place of residence was in Ivel, Floyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Sallie Conley died October 31, 1991 in Ivel, Floyd County at the age of 96.

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 6, 1920), Floyd Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #60, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed is Sally (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24). They're living next to Floyd's brother, Boyd.

On page 3 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Floyd Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a merchant in a general store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 38 years old. Also listed is Sallie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 34), and Gladys Blanton (servant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16).

On pages 17 & of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 13 & 15, 1940), Floyd Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #159, he's a merchant in a private store, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 48 years old. Also listed is Sallie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 44).







WALTER CONLEY, son of ISAAC WILSON CONLEY and MAHALA J. MEADE, was born January 11, 1894 in Win, Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 9, 1976 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married BESSIE BLANTON, daughter of JOHN BLANTON and LOUISA CRACE, about 1915. She was born April 18, 1891 in Kentucky, died December 27, 1971 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

NNotes: Information on this family can be found on page 174 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

When Walter Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employd farmer in Win, Kentucky, that he was married, and that he was born January 11, 1894 in Win, Kentucky. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had brown eyes and dark brown hair.

According to his obituary, Walter Conley (age 81), son of John and Haley Meade Conley, was a retired merchant. He was born January 11, 1895 in Oil Springs, died December 9, 1976 at home in Oil Springs, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Blanton Conley, and survived by 2 sisters, Mrs. Roy Vencil (of Paintsville) and Miss Susan Conley (Paintsville). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Walter Conley was born January 11, 1894, and died in December of 1976. His last place of residence was in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to her obituary, Bessie Blanton Conley (age 80), daughter of the late John and Lou Crace Blanton and a resident of Oil Springs, died December 27, 1971 in Paintville Hospital, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was survived by her husband, Walter Conley; 4 brothers, Manford Blanton (of Ashland), John Blanton Jr. (Ashland), James Blanton (Jackson, Ohio), and Freddie Blanton (Norwalk, Ohio); and 3 sisters, Bertha Dobbins (Ashland), Frona Wheeler (Oil Springs), and Barbara Patrick (Wheelersburg, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 16 of the 1920 census for Precinct 10 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 21 & 22, 1920), Walter Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #146, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed is Bessie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28).

On page 34 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1930), Walter Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #222, he's a merchant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 36 years old. Also listed is Bessie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 38).







JOHN BLANTON, son of CYNTHIA RATLIFF and JAMES BLANTON, was born in August of 1865 in Kentucky, and died September 22, 1935 in Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married LOUISA CRACE, daughter of NEHEMIAH CRACE and MARY FRANKLIN, about 1888. She was born in November of 1869 in Kentucky, and died before 1920. He married (2) STELLA WRIGHT. daughter of WILLIAM P. "BUD" WRIGHT and MARY L. ROBINSON. She was born April 12, 1900 in Kentucky, died October 28, 1939 in Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky. Stella Wright married (2) CLAY M. ADAMS.

Notes: Stella Wright was the sister of Ezra Wright.

According to his death certificate, John Blanton died September 22, 1935 in Flat Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage "Fell dead while shouting in church." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as unknown, his age as 65, his wife as Stella Blanton, and his parents as James Blanton (b. Kentucky) and Cyntha Ratliff (b. Kentucky).

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John Blanton died September 22, 1935 in Magoffin County at the age of 65. He was living in Wheelersburg at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Stella Wright Adams died October 28, 1939 in Flat Fork, Magoffin County, from a postpartum hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as April 12, 1900, her marital status as married, her husband as Clay Adams (age 54), her parents as Bud Wright (b. Kentucky) and Mary Robinson (b. Kentucky), the informant as Flossie Blanton of Wheelersburg, Kentucky, and the burial place as Wheelersburg.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Stella Adams died October 28, 1940 in Magoffin County at the age of 39. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), John Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #60, he's a farmer, born in August of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 12 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in November of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 30), Manford L. (son, born in December of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Bessie (daughter, born in April of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Nehemiah (son, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Cynthy (daughter, born in March of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Thomas (son, born in July of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and Berthy (daughter, born in September of 1899 in Kentucky, age 8 months). They are living next to John's brother, Albert, and 7 houses away from Leonard Blanton and his family. 2 of Leonard's daughters married Walter Conley's brothers.

On page 41 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 1900), William P. Wright is listed as the head of the household for house #349, he's a farmer, born in October of 1870 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 7 years, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Mary L. (wife, born in September of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 25), Ezra (son, born in April of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Patrick W. (son, born in May of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Stella (daughter, born in April of 1900 in Kentucky, age 1 month).

On pages 22 & 23 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 30, 1910), John Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #198, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Manford L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Bessie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Ennie (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Cyntha E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Bertha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Frona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Ralph (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 1 month), and Cyntha (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 72).

On page 32 of the 1910 census for District 49 (Prestonsburg) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), Willie Wright is listed as the head of the household for house #284, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 1 year, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Loucinda (wife, born in West Virginia, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 1 year, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 33), Ezra (son, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, age 16), Patrick (son, born in West Virginia, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, age 12), Stella (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in West Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, age 9), and Flossy (daughter, born in West Virginia, father born in Kentucky, mother born in West Virginia, age 3).

On page 9 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 7, 1920), John Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #77, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Ennie (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 26), Bertha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Frona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Cyntha Blanton (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 77).

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 2 (Depot) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 5 & 6, 1920), William P. Wright is listed as the head of the household for house #91, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Cinda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 50), Patrick (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 21), Stella (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 20), and Flossie (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 14). They are living next to son, Ezra.

On page 29 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1930), John Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #221, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Stella (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 30), Junior (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), James (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 7 months), and Billy D. Blackburn (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8). They are living next to John's son, Robert.

    The children of JOHN BLANTON and LOUISA CRACE are:

    1. MANFORD L. BLANTON, b. December 1889, Kentucky.
    2. BESSIE BLANTON, b. April 18, 1891, Kentucky, d. December 27, 1971, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WALTER CONLEY.
    3. NEHEMIAH "ENNIE" BLANTON, b. February 17, 1893, Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. February 13, 1966, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ALTA CONLEY.
    4. CYNTHIA ELLA BLANTON, b. March 12, 1895, Kentucky, d. January 3, 1929, Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. GROVER BLANTON.
    5. THOMAS BLANTON, b. July 1896, Kentucky.
    6. BERTHA BLANTON, b. September 1899, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) DOBBINS.
    7. FRONA BLANTON, b. 1902, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) WHEELER.
    8. ROBERT BLANTON, b. 1907, Kentucky.
    9. RALPH BLANTON, b. 1909, Kentucky.

    The children of JOHN BLANTON and STELLA WRIGHT are:

    1. JOHN "JUNIOR" BLANTON JR., b. 1924, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, John J. Blanton was born in Johnson County to Stella Wright.
    2. JAMES W. BLANTON, b. 1926, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James W. Blanton was born in Magoffin County to Stella Wright.
    3. FRED BLANTON, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Fred Blanton was born in Magoffin County to Stella Wright.
    4. BARBARA F. BLANTON, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) PATRICK.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Barbara F. Blanton was born in Magoffin County to Stella Wright.







MYRTLE M. CONLEY, daughter of ISAAC WILSON CONLEY and MAHALA J. MEADE, was born November 11, 1898 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 19, 1981 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married CHARLES ROY "ROY" VENCILL, son of JOHN E. VENCILL and MARTHA J. SMILEY, about 1920. He was born April 13, 1897 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 15, 1981 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 174 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Charles Roy Vencill was the brother of James Vencill and Charlotte Vencill, and the step-brother of Lathana "Thana" Bates.

Martha Smiley's maiden name has also been reported as Martha J. Bates and as Martha J. Pigman. In Charles Vencil's obituary, her name is listed as Martha Pigman. On Charles' half-sister Lathana "Thana" Bates' death certificate, her parents are listed as William Bates (b. Knott County) and Martha Smiley (b. Floyd County). Martha Smiley can be found living with her parents in Floyd County in 1870 and she has an older sister named Lathana, which is what she named her daughter.

When Roy Vencill's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, he stated that he was self-employed in Niles, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Martha Vencill of Niles, and that he was born April 13, 1897 in Oil Springs, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and dark brown hair.

Information found on the Johnson County Historical Society's website and a photo of their headstone shows that Myrtie M. Vencill lived from November 11, 1898 to November 19, 1981, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, that Charles Roy Vencill lived from April 13, 1897 to January 15, 1981, was buried in the same cemetery, and that Charles Roy Vencil Jr. lived from November 5, 1934 to June 18, 1982, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her obituary, Myrtle Conley Vencil, daughter of Buddy and Haley Conley, was born November 11, 1898 in Johnson County, died November 19, 1981 at home in Paintsville, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Roy Vencil, and survived by 1 son, Charles R. Vencil (of Paintsville); 5 daughters, Charlotte Dishion (Paintsville), Lennie Orme (Owingsville, Kentucky), Ruth White (Lexington), Fay Persfull (South Bend, Indiana), and Olga Duffy (Oil Springs); and 8 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Myrtil Vencill was born November 11, 1899, and died in November of 1981. Her last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Myrtie Vencil died November 19, 1981 in Johnson County at the age of 83.

According to his obituary, Charles Roy Vencill (age 83), son of John and Martha Pigman Vencill, was a retired driller and was living in Paintsville at the time of his death. He was born April 13, 1897 in Johnson County, died January 15, 1981 at home in Paintsville, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by his wife, Myrtie Conley Vencill; 1 son, Charles R. Vencill (of Paintsville); 5 daughters, Charlotte Dishion (Paintsville), Lennis S. Orme (Owensville), Ruth White (Lexington), Fay Persfull (South Bend, Indiana), and Olga Duffy (Oil Springs); and 8 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Roy Vencill was born April 13, 1897, and died in January of 1981. His last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Charles R. Vencill died January 15, 1981 in Johnson County at the age of 83.

On pages 49 & 50 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1900), John E. Vincell is listed as the head of the household for house #422, he's a farmer, born in July of 1846 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 14 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Martha J. (wife, born in January of 1857 in Virginia, parents born in England, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 43), James H. (son, born in January of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Gracie (daughter, born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Charlotte (daughter, born in September of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Matilda (daughter, born in August of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Sadie (daughter, born in March of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), John D. (son, born in May of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Charles R. (son, born in June of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Lathana Bates (daughter, born in June of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17).

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 70 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (undated), John Vencill is listed as the head of the household for house #124, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 24 years, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Virginia, father born in Virginia, mother born in England, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 50), J. H. (son, married, barber, born in Kentucky, age 23), Edna (daughter, married, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Gracie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Sharlott (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Mattie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Sallie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Roye (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Garner (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 39 (Oil Springs) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 7, 8, & 9, 1920), Martha Vencill is listed as the head of the household for house #42, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Virginia, father born in England, mother born in Virginia, and she's 59 years old. Also listed are Roy (son, single, miner [? - hard to read], born in Kentucky, age 22), and Garner G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), Roy Vencil is listed as the head of the household for house #141, he's an engineer in a gas station, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, first married at age 23, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Myrtie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 31), Olga May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Eulah Fay (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 6 months).

On pages 18 & 19 of the 1940 census for District 77-4A in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 25 & 26, 1940), Roy Vencill is listed as the head of the household for house #130, he's a pump station operator for an oil company, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Johnson County in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Mirtie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 41), Olga Mae (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Eva Fay (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Lena Susan (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Charles Roy (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Charlotte Ann (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

    The children of MYRTIE CONLEY and ROY VENCILL are:

    1. OLGA MAY VENCILL, b. 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) DUFFY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Olga M. Vencill was born in Johnson County to Myrtie Conley.
    2. EULA FAYE VENCILL, b. 1925, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) PERSFULL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Eulah F. Vencill was born in Johnson County to Martie Conley.
    3. RUTH VENCILL, b. 1929, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) WHITE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruth Vencil was born in Johnson County to Myrtie Conley.
    4. LENNIE SUSAN VENCILL, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) ORME.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lena S. Vencill was born in Johnson County to Myrtle Vincell.
    5. CHARLES ROY VENCILL JR., b. November 5, 1934, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 18, 1982, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles R. Vencil Jr. was born November 5, 1934 in Johnson County to Magrtes Couley.
      According to his obituary, Charles Roy Vencil Jr. (age 47) was a self-employed construction worker. He was born November 5, 1934 in Johnson County, died June 18, 1982 in Paintsville Hospital, and was buried in Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville. He was survived by 5 sisters, Olga Duffy (of Oil Springs), Charlotte Dishion (Paintsville), Lennis S. Orem (Owingsville), Ruth White (Lexington), and Faye Persfull (South Bend, Indiana). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    6. CHARLOTTE ANN VENCILL, b. January 9, 1914, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 1, 2002, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. STEVEN ANTHONY DISHION.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charlotte A. Vencil was born January 9, 1914 in Johnson County to Myrtie Conley.
      According to her obituary, Charlotte Ann Vencil Dishion, daughter of the late Roy and Myrtle Conley Vencil, was born January 9, 1940 in Johnson County, and died July 1, 2002 at home in Paintsville. She was survived by 1 son, Steven Anthony Dishion Jr. (of Lexington); 1 sister, Ruth White (Lexington); and 2 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)







WAYNE CONLEY, son of WILLIAM HENRY CONLEY and CALLIE REED, was born December 4, 1899 in Kentucky, and died June 18, 1954 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married NORA HOWARD about 1924. She was born about 1902 in Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 175 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

It has been reported that Nora Howard was the daughter of Boyd Howard and Amanda Conley, Amanda being the descendant of Captain Henry Connelly's brother, David. That Nora Howard was born about 1914, 12 years after the wife of Wayne Conley.

When Wayne Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer working for W. H. Conley in Niles, Johnson County, that his closest relative was W. H. Conley, and that he was born December 4, 1899. He was found to be 5 feet 8 inches tall, stout, and he had dark blue eyes and dark brown hair.

According to his obituary, Wayne Conley (age 54), son of W. H. and Callie Spradlin Conley, was a lifelong resident of Oil Springs. He was born December 4, 1899, married Nora Howard in 1924, died June 18, 1954 in a local hospital following an extended illness, and was buried in Conley Cemetery. He was survived by his wife; 1 daughter, Mrs. Arlie Lykins (of Oil Springs), 1 grandson, Arlie David Lykins (Oil Springs); and 2 brothers, George W. Conley (Ashland) and Ben Conley (Mt. Sterling, Ohio). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Wayne Conley died June 18, 1954 in Johnson County at the age of 54.

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 12, 1930), Wayne Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #136, he's a tool dresser in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 28), and Lara Blanton (servant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 21 of the 1940 census for District 58-12 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1940), Wayne Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #171, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Kentucky, 3 years of high school, age 36), and Lou Eddith Elam (niece, born in Kentucky, she was living in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, in 1935, age 7).

    The child of WAYNE CONLEY and NORA HOWARD is:

    1. LOU EDITH CONLEY, b. 1933, Kentucky, m. ARLIE LYKINS.







JOHN BRACK BLANTON, son of JAMES BLANTON and FARLINA LEAR HENSLEY, was born in April of 1868 in Kentucky, and died between 1906 and 1910. He married MARY ADAMS, daughter of BENJAMIN ABBOTT ADAMS and JANE "JENNIE" ADAMS, September 27, 1892 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born in September of 1874 in Kentucky.

Notes: Mary Adams was the sister of Mittie May Adams and Hennie Adams.

On page 3 of the 1880 census for District 63 (Whitesburg) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1880), Ben A. Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #343, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 32), William W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Jesse E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), John B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Marget [Margaret] J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Mary B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Mittie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Henney R. (daughter, born in April of 1880 in Kentucky, age 1 month).

On page 28 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), Brack Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #245, he's a farmer, born in April of 1869 in Kentucky (although he's 2 years old in the 1870 census), parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in September of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 25), Virgie (daughter, born in August of 1893 in Kentucky age 6), Vernie (daughter, born in September of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Mitie J. (daughter, born in October of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Clora (daughter, born in April of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to Brack's parents. Mary's parents are in house #253.

On page 28 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 12, 1910), Mary Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #246, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 5 are still living, age 35). Also listed are Virga (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Vernie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Mittie J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Chloe (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Ernest (son, born in Kentucky, age 4). Mary's parents are in house #248.

    The children of BRACK BLANTON and MARY ADAMS are:

    1. VIRGIE BLANTON, b. August 1893, Kentucky.
    2. VERNA BLANTON, b. September 16, 1895, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. November 8, 1952, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Williams Cemetery, Ashland, Boyd, County, Kentucky, m. JACOB MALONE.
    3. MITTIE J. BLANTON, b. October 1897, Kentucky.
    4. CHLOE BLANTON, b. April 1899, Kentucky.
    5. ERNEST BLANTON, b. 1906, Kentucky.







VERNA MAE BLANTON, daughter of JOHN BRACK BLANTON and MARY ADAMS, was born September 16, 1895 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died November 8, 1952 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in the Williams Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married JACOB J. MALONE. He died between 1927 and 1930.

Notes: According to her death certificate, Verna Mae Blanton Malone died November 8, 1952 in Ashland from hypostatic pneumonia due to cancer of the spine. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as McGoffin County, Kentucky, her birth date as September 16, 1895, her parents as Breck Blanton and Mary Adams, and the informant as Jacob Malone Jr. "(son)."

On page 30 of the 1930 census for District 58-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Vernie Malone is listed as the head of the household for house #110, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and she's 33 years old. Also listed are Jacob Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Kenneth (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6), and Woodrow (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2).

    The children of VERNA BLANTON and JACOB MALONE are:

    1. JACOB J. MALONE JR., b. April 6, 1922, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. December 21, 1992, Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jacob J. Malone was born April 6, 1922 in Magoffin County to Vernie Blanton.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, he died December 21, 1992 in Boyd County at the age of 70.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Jacob Malone was born April 6, 1922, and died December 21, 1992. His last place of residence was in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky.
    2. KENNETH MALONE, b. 1924, Kentucky.
    3. WOODROW MALONE, b. 1928, Kentucky.







WILLIAM BENJAMIN BLANTON, son of JAMES BLANTON and FARLINA LEAR HENSLEY, was born in July of 1875 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died July 15, 1922 in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky. He married INESS PHIPPS, daughter of JOHN MARTIN PHIPPS and AMANDA JENKINS. She was born November 8, 1879 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died June 3, 1925 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in the Old Field Cemetery in Greenup County, Kentucky.

Notes: Amanda's last name has also been reported to be Howard, but on Iness' death certificate, Iness' mother's maiden name is listed as Jenkins.

According to her death certificate, Iness Phipps Blanton died June 3, 1925 in Ashland from inoperable cancer of the uterus. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed Kentucky, her birth date as November 8, 1879, her marital status as widow, her father as Mart Phipps (b. Virginia), her mother's maiden name as Jenkins, and the informant as Marven Blanton of Ashland, Kentucky.

On page 14 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1880), John M. Phipps is listed as the head of the household for house #114, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 29), Amanda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Gillyann (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Maretta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), Willard L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Innus (daughter, born in November of 1879 in Kentucky, age 7 months).

On page 34 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1900), William Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #282, he's a farmer, born in July of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Enice (wife, born in January of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 21), Clauda (son, born in January of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Harrison (son, born in December of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), and Molla (daughter, born in January of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to Iness' brother, Willard.

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Hunnewell) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1910), William Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #69, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 16 years, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Anice (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 30), Claud (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Ben H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Mollie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Bertha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Warnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Earnest (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Samuel D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and William (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 70 (Wilson) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated March 26, 1910), W. B. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #202, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Ines (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Bertha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Warnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Ernie (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Samie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Billie (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Leonard (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Lettie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Fonsie (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Gussie (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 1 month). They are living next to son Harrison.

    The children of WILLIAM BLANTON and INESS PHIPPS are:

    1. W. B. CLAUDE BLANTON, b. January 18, 1893, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. PHOEBE JORDAN.
    2. BENJAMIN HARRISON BLANTON, b. December 2, 1895, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. October 13, 1971, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, m. ELIZABETH FANNIN.
    3. MOLLIE BLANTON, b. January 1898, Kentucky, d. December 26, 1933, Charlestown, Kanawha County, West Virginia, m. CECIL FANKELL.
    4. BERTHA BLANTON, b. 1901, Kentucky, d. March 3, 1974, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, m. CHARLES FANKELL.
    5. WARREN BLANTON, b. 1903, Kentucky, d. 1967, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, m. BERTHA PENDLETON.
    6. ERNEST BLANTON, b. January 14, 1904, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. July 21, 1985, Lucasville, Pike County, Ohio, m. JOSEPHINE ANN DAMRON.
    7. SAMUEL D. BLANTON, b. March 16, 1906, Kentucky, d. October 3, 1965, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.
      Notes: Sam Blanton is found living with his sister, Mollie, in 1930.
      According to California death record transcripts, Samuel D. Blanton was born March 16, 1906 in Kentucky, and died October 3, 1965 in Los Angeles, California. His mother's maiden name is listed as Phipps.
    8. WILLIAM BLANTON, b. March 15, 1907, Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, d. October 9, 1922, Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, buried in Hunnewell, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, William Blanton died October 9, 1922 in Grayson from typhoid fever. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Carter County, his birth date as March 15, 1907, his parents as William Blanton (b. Greenup County) and Ennis Phipps (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Warner Blanton of Grayson, Kentucky.
    9. LEONARD BLANTON, b. 1912, Kentucky.
    10. LILLIE BLANTON, b. 1914, Kentucky.
    11. FONSIE BLANTON, b. 1916, Kentucky.
    12. GUSSIE BLANTON, b. 1917, Kentucky.
      Notes: Gussie Blanton is found living with his brother, Warren, in 1930.







W. B. CLAUDE BLANTON, son of WILLIAM BENJAMIN BLANTON and INESS PHIPPS, was born January 18, 1895 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married PHOEBE JORDAN, daughter of BENJAMIN JORDAN and JESSE ROMAIN CURNETTE. She was born February 28 1895 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died October 13, 1948 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rosehill Burial Park in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Claude Blanton's first name has been reported to be William, but he had a brother named William who was born in 1908. He also had a son named Claude Jr. and a son named William. According to Kentucky death record transcripts, there was a William C. Blanton that died October 20, 1961 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, at the age of 68.

When Claude Blanton's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1918 in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, he stated that he was self-employed, that his father was born in Magoffin County, that his closest relative was Phebe Blanton - wife - of Seney, Kentucky, and that he was born January 18, 1897 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had brown eyes and black hair. This is the same day and place that Claude's brother-in-law, Cecil Fankell, filled out his card.

According to her death certificate, Mrs. Pheboie Blanton died October 13, 1948 in Ashland from general debilitation due to pulmonary tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Lawrence County, her birth date as February 28, 1895, her marital status as married, her husband as W. Claude Blanton, her parents as Ben Jordan (b. Lawrence County, Kentucky) and Romane Cornett (b. Lawrence County, Kentucky, and the informant as W. Claude Blanton.

On page 20 of the 1900 census for District 72 (Cherokee) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated June 9, 1900), Benjamin Jordan is listed as the head of the household for house #369, he's a farmer, born in January of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 13 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Raemay (wife, born in September of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 2 are still living [mistake], age 34), John J. (son, born in April of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), William (son, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Phoeba (daughter, born in February of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Charlie (son, born in June of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), and Mattie (daughter, born in September of 1899 in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 100 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Lawrence County, Kentucky (dated May 13, 1910), Benjamin Jordan is listed as the head of the household for house #156, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 20 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Ranmain (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 20 years, she's given birth to 11 children and 9 are still living, age 42), John J. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), William (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Phoebe (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Madison (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Lillie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Melvina (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Emma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 10 of the 1920 census for District 70 (Wilson) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated March 23, 1920), Claude Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #91, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Peba (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Evert (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 1 month), Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 4 months), and Earnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 months).

On page 1 of the 1930 census for District 10-15 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), Claud B. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #6, he's a motorman in a steel plant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Pheobe (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 35), Everett (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Frankie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Blanche M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Charlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Alice K. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Claud Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

    The children of CLAUDE BLANTON and PHOEBE JORDAN are:

    1. EVERETT CECIL BLANTON, b. June 29, 1916, Carter County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Everett Blanton was born June 29, 1916 in Carter County to Phebie Jordan.
    2. WILLIAM BLANTON, b. 1917, Kentucky.
    3. ERNEST MILLARD BLANTON, b. 1920, Kentucky.
    4. FRANK BLANTON, b. 1922, Kentucky.
    5. BLANCHE MARIE BLANTON, b. 1924, Kentucky.
    6. CHARLIE BLANTON, b. 1926, Kentucky.
    7. ALICE K. BLANTON, b. 1928, Kentucky.
    8. CLAUDE BLANTON JR., b. 1929, Kentucky.







BENJAMIN HARRISON BLANTON, son of WILLIAM BENJAMIN BLANTON and INESS PHIPPS, was born December 2, 1895 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died October 13, 1971 in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. He married ELIZABETH FANNIN about 1919. She was born about 1904 in Kentucky.

Notes: Elizabeth Fannin was possibly the daughter of William B. and Lizzie Fannin from Elliott County, Kentucky.

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 70 (Wilson) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated March 26, 1920), Harrison Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #203, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 20 years old. Also listed is Lizzie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16). They are living next to Harrison's parents.

On page 23 of the 1930 census for District 73-8 (Clay Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 17, 1930), Harrison Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #238, he's a laborer in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 25), Jewel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Dorothy M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), B. Harrison Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Helen (daughter, born in Illinois, age 6 months). They are living next to Harrison's brother, Ernest.

    The children of HARRISON BLANTON and LIZZIE FANNIN are:

    1. JEWEL BLANTON, b. 1922, Kentucky.
    2. DOROTHY M. BLANTON, b. 1925, Kentucky.
    3. BENJAMIN HARRISON BLANTON JR., b. November 25, 1926, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. September 15, 1936, Vanceburg, Lewis County, Kentucky, buried in Old Field Cemetery, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Harrison Blanton Jr. died September 15, 1936 in Vanceburg from typhoid fever. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Ashland, his birth date as November 25, 1926, his parents as Harrison Blanton Sr. (b. Ashland, Kentucky) and Lizzie Fannin (b. Ellit [Elliott] County, Kentucky, and the informant as Harrison Blanton Sr. of Vanceburg, Kentucky.
    4. HELEN BLANTON, b. 1929, Illinois.







MOLLIE BLANTON, daughter of WILLIAM BENJAMIN BLANTON and INESS PHIPPS, was born in January of 1898 in Kentucky, and died December 26, 1933 in Charlestown, Kanawha County, West Virginia. She married CECIL FANKELL, son of LLOYD FANKELL and RACHEL (unknown last name), about 1916. He was born February 21, 1897 in Everman, Kentucky, and died August 18, 1988 in Oak Hill, Fayette County, West Virginia.

Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Cecil Fankell was born February 21, 1897, and died August 18, 1988. His last place of residence was in Oak Hill, Fayette County, West Virginia.

When Claude Blanton's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1918 in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, he stated that he was employed by Kentucky Gem Coal Company in Rush, Kentucky, that his father was born in Carter County, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Mollie Fankell - wife - of Seney, Kentucky, and that he was born February 21, 1897 in Everman, Kentucky. He was found to be short and slender, and he had brown eyes and brown hair. This is the same day and place that Claude's brother-in-law, Cecil Fankell, filled out his card.

On page 12 of the 1900 census for District 26 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Lloyd Fhankle is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a farmer, born in May of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Ohio, married for 7 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Rachel (wife, born in October of 1874 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 25), Charley (son, born in November of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Cecil (son, born in February of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Melvy (daughter, born in June of 1899 in Kentucky, age 11 months).

On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 38 (Grayson) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated May 12, 1910), Loyd Fankell is listed as the head of the household for house #137, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Ohio, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 16 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Rachel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 35), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Cecil (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Melva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Risom (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Clifford (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 1 month).

On page 18 of the 1920 census for District 70 (Wilson) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated March 30, 1920), Cecil Fankell is listed as the head of the household for house #243, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Mollie (wife, born in Kentucky, age 20), Irane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 4 months), and Charlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 20-39 (Charleston) in Kanawha County, West Virginia (dated April 3, 1930), Mollie Fankell is listed as the head of the household for house #30, she's a servant for a private family, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 15, and she's 28 years old. Also listed are Irene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Alfred (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Maxine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 [maybe 8]), and Sam Blanton (brother, single, laborer in a steel plant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26).

    The children of MOLLIE BLANTON and CECIL FANKELL are:

    1. IRENE FANKELL, b. 1916, Kentucky.
    2. CHARLES FANKELL, b. 1919, Kentucky.
    3. ALFRED FANKELL, b. 1924, Kentucky.
    4. MAXINE FANKELL, b. 1926, Kentucky.







BERTHA BLANTON, daughter of WILLIAM BENJAMIN BLANTON and INESS PHIPPS, was born about 1901 in Kentucky, and died March 3, 1974 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. She married CHARLES FANKELL, son of LLOYD FANKELL and RACHEL (unknown last name), about 1921. He was born November 23, 1894 in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky.

Notes: When Charlie Fankell's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5 [the year is blank but was probably 1917] in Carter County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Carter County, that he was single, and that he was born November 23, 1894 in Grayson, Kentucky. He was found to be short and stout, and he had brown eyes and brown hair.

When Charles Fankell'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 in a car shop for K & W Railway in Portsmouth, Ohio, that his closest relative was Bertha "Frankell" of Wheelersburg, Ohio, and that he was born November 23, 1894 in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 6 inches tall, he weighed 145 pounds, and he had brown eyes, gray hair, and a dark complexion.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Bertha Fankell died March 3, 1974 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, at the age of 72. She was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 12 of the 1900 census for District 26 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Lloyd Fhankle is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a farmer, born in May of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Ohio, married for 7 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Rachel (wife, born in October of 1874 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 25), Charley (son, born in November of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Cecil (son, born in February of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Melvy (daughter, born in June of 1899 in Kentucky, age 11 months).

On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 38 (Grayson) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated May 12, 1910), Loyd Fankell is listed as the head of the household for house #137, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Ohio, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 16 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Rachel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 35), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Cecil (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Melva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Risom (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Clifford (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 1 month).

On page 16 of the 1920 census for District 70 (Wilson) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated March 30, 1920), Loyd Fankell is listed as the head of the household for house #233, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Ohio, mother born in West Virginia, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Rachel (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 44), Charlie (son, single, laborer in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, age 25), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Melvie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Risom (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Clifford (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Owen (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 45-6 (Fullerton) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Charley Fankel is listed as the head of the household for house #190, he's an oiler in a car shop, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 28), Elline (daughter, born in Texas, age 8), Raymon (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Earl (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Frances (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7 months [hard to read]).

    The children of BERTHA BLANTON and CHARLES FANKELL are:

    1. ELLINE FANKELL, b. 1922, Texas.
    2. RAYMOND FANKELL, b. 1924, Kentucky.
    3. EARL FANKELL, b. 1928, Kentucky.
    4. FRANCES FANKELL, b. 1929, Kentucky.







WARREN BLANTON, son of WILLIAM BENJAMIN BLANTON and INESS PHIPPS, was born about 1903 in Kentucky, and died about 1967 in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. He married BERTHA PENDLETON about 1924. She was born about 1904 in Kentucky.

Notes: On page 29 of the 1930 census for District 205-4 (Justice District 2) in San Patricio County, Texas (dated April 22, 1930), Warren Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #252, he's a cotton farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Bertha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, age 26), Ella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 5 months), Warren Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 1 month), Helen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 4 months), and Gussie (brother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

    The children of WARNER BLANTON and BERTHA PENDLETON are:

    1. ELLA BLANTON, b. 1925, Kentucky.
    2. WARREN BLANTON JR., b. 1927, Kentucky.
    3. HELEN BLANTON, b. 1918, Kentucky.







ERNEST BLANTON, son of WILLIAM BENJAMIN BLANTON and INESS PHIPPS, was born January 14, 1904 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died July 21, 1985 in Lucasville, Pike County, Ohio. He married JOSEPHINE ANN DAMRON, daughter of LAFAYETTE G. DAMRON and WILLENA PERRY, April 15, 1923 in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky. She was born April 6, 1906 in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, and died February 16, 1954 in Allegan, Callegan County, Michigan.

Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ernest Blanton was born February 10, 1905, and died in July of 1895. His received his Social Security card in Florida, and his last place of residence was in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Ernest Blanton died July 21, 1985 in Pike County Hospital Med Center in Pike County at the age of 82. He was married at the time of his death.

On pages 30 & 31 of the 1910 census for District 38 (Grayson) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), Lafe Damron is listed as the head of the household for house #55, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 21 years, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Lenor (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 8 are still living, age 39), Lizzie B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Evert (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Kenneth (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Emard (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Myrtle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Josie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Chester (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 10 months).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 59 (Alpha Hall) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated January 28, 1920), Lafayette Damron is listed as the head of the household for house #20, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Lena P. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 48), Elizabeth (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 29), Everett S. (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 27), Kenneth (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 25), Emmitt (son, single, coal miner, born in Kentucky, age 20), Myrtle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Jocie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Chester (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Irene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Anna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Madie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 6 months).

On page 23 of the 1930 census for District 73-8 (Green Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 17, 1930), Ernest M. Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #238, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Josephine (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 23), N. Pauline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Oral (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Bertha I. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and C. Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to Ernest's brother, Harrison.

    The children of ERNEST BLANTON and JOSEPHINE DAMRON are:

    1. N. PAULINE BLANTON, b. 1925, Kentucky.
    2. ORAL BLANTON, b. 1926, Kentucky.
    3. BERTHA I. BLANTON, b. 1927, Kentucky.
    4. C. ROBERT BLANTON, b. 1929, Kentucky.







ROSANNA A. BLANTON, daughter of JAMES BLANTON and FARLINA LEAR HENSLEY, was born in December of 1874 in Kentucky. She married JAMES WILLIAMS, son of JOHN WILLIAMS and ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY, August 24, 1893. He was born in February of 1874 in Kentucky, and died before 1930.

Notes: On pages 5 & 6 of the 1880 census for District 64 (Precinct 2 - Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1880), John Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #241, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Elizzebeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 34), Benie [Benjamin] (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Jams (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Julia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4). They are living next to Eliabeth's brother, Benjamin "B." Montgemery and her parents are in house #247.

On page 25 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), James Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #212, he's a farmer, born in February of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 7 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Rosaney (wife, born in December of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 25), Dona A. (daughter, born in August of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Frona J. (daughter, born in October of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1), and Linlia Phipps (female, servant, born in September of 1888 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 105 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), James H. Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #35, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 16 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Rosana (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 13), Dona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Fronie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 77 of the 1930 census for District 73-39 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated May 5, 1930), Rosanna is found widowed and living in the home of her daughter. Bradley Wheeler is listed as the head of the household for house #726, he's a laborer in the railroad yards, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Dona A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), Dora M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Edgar R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Ruby M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Charles T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Rosanna Williams (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 55).

    The children of ROSANNA BLANTON and JAMES WILLIAMS are:

    1. DONA A. WILLIAMS, b. August 14, 1896, Kentucky, d. July 21, 1973, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, m. WILLIAM BRADLEY WHEELER.
    2. FRONA J. WILLIAMS, b. October 1898, Kentucky, d. August 19, 1966, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. HENRY MELVIN WHEELER.







DONA A. WILLIAMS, daughter of ROSANNA A. BLANTON and JAMES WILLIAMS, was born August 14, 1896 in Kentucky, and died July 21, 1973 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. She married WILLIAM BRADLEY WHEELER, son of WILLIAM SANFORD WHEELER and MOLLIE JAYNE. He was born October 15, 1896 in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Dona and her sister married first cousins.

When Bradley Wheeler's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was self-employed, that his father was born in Johnson County, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Dona Wheeler (wife) of Della, Kentucky, and that he was born October 15, 1896 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and red hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dona Wheeler was born August 14, 1896, and died in July of 1973. Her last place of residence was in Beaver, Pike County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Dona A. Wheeler died July 21, 1973 in Southern Ohio Med Center in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 76. She was widowed at the time of her death and was living in Pike County, Ohio.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, there was a Bradley Wheeler that died in Magoffin County, Kentucky, on December 29, 1959, at the age of 63. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 51 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 29, 1900), Sanford Wheeler is listed as the head of the household for house #455, he's a farmer, born in July of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Mollie (wife, born in December of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 4 children and 2 are still living, age 23), Bertha (daughter, born in March of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), and William B. (son, born in October of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 31 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 14, 1910), William S. Wheeler is listed as the head of the household for house #269, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 18 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Mollie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 8 children and 4 are still living, age 33), Bertha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Bradley (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Monroe (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Earney [Ernest] (son, born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On page 30 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 23, 1920), Bradley Wheeler is listed as the head of the household for house #259, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 23 hears old. Also listed are Dona (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Dora M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Edgar R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 1 month).

On page 77 of the 1930 census for District 73-39 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated May 5, 1930), Bradley Wheeler is listed as the head of the household for house #726, he's a laborer in the railroad yards, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Dona A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), Dora M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Edgar R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Ruby M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Charles T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Rosanna Williams (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 55).

    The children of DONA WILLIAMS and BRADLEY WHEELER are:

    1. DORA M. WHEELER, b. 1917, Kentucky.
    2. EDGAR R. WHEELER, b. 1918, Kentucky.
    3. RUBY M. WHEELER, b. 1923, Kentucky.
    4. CHARLES T. WHEELER, b. 1925, Kentucky.







FRONA J. WILLIAMS, daughter of ROSANNA A. BLANTON and JAMES WILLIAMS, was born in October of 1898 in Kentucky, and died August 19, 1966 in Boyd County, Kentucky. She married HENRY MELVIN WHEELER, son of CHARLES WESLEY WHEELER and ELIZABETH JAYNE, about 1917. He was born November 16, 1896 in Elm, Morgan County, Kentucky, and died June 16, 1965 in Fayette County, Kentucky.

Notes: Henry Melvin Wheeler was the brother of Sherman Wheeler.

Frona and her sister married first cousins.

Frona and Henry Wheeler divorced.

When Henry M. Wheeler's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was self-employed in Elm, Kentucky, that his father was born in Flat Gap, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Frona Wheeler, and that he was born November 16, 1897 in Elm, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Frona W. Wheeler died August 19, 1966 in Boyd County at the age of 66. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Henry Wheeler was born November 16, 1896, and died in June of 1965.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Henry M. Wheeler died June 16, 1965 in Fayette County at the age of 68. He was living in Fayette County at the time of his death.

On page 34 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1900), Charles Wheeler is listed as the head of the household for house #284, he's a farmer, born in November of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in July of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 20), Lula (daughter, born in January of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Henry M. (son, born in November of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and Harrison (son, born in December of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 1 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1910), Charles W. Wheeler is listed as the head of the household for house #9, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 16 years, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 30), Lula (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Henry M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Harrison (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Sherman (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Ruie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Dola (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Dona (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1920), Melvine Wheeler is listed as the head of the household for house #214, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Frona (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21), and Sherman B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 15 of the 1930 census for District 73-45 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 7 & 8, 1930), Henry M. Wheeler is listed as the head of the household for house #157, he's a real-estate salesman, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Frona (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 31), Sherman B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and James E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9).

    The children of FRONA WILLIAMS and HENRY WHEELER are:

    1. SHERMAN B. WHEELER, b. 1918, Kentucky.
    2. JAMES EDWARD WHEELER, b. 1921, Kentucky.







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