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CHARLES WITHROW, son of LAURA ROSE CONLEY and JAMES MILTON WITHROW, was born June 19, 1881 in Greenup County, Kentucky, and died June 15, 1929 in Lawrence County, Ohio. He married SARAH ANN ELAM, daughter of CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS ELAM and HANNAH CARRAWAY, about 1903. She was born in December of 1881 in Carter County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Christopher Columbus Elam died September 13, 1915 in Seney, Carter County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Lawrence County, Kentucky, his birth date as October 1851, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as farmer, his father as Dow Elam (b. Virginia), and the burial place as Elam Graveyard.

According to her death certificate, Hannah Carraway Elam died August 19, 1915 in Seney, Carter County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Lawrence County, her birth date as April 13, 1860, her marital status as married, her parents as Allen Carraway (b. Carter County, Tennessee) and Martha Murphy (b. Burke County, North Carolina), and the burial place as the Frankle Graveyard.

When Charles Withrow's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Lawrence County, Ohio, he stated that he was a night watchman for T. J. Schotts in Ashland, Boyd County, Ohio, that his closest relative was John Withrow of Ironton, Lawrence County, and that he was born June 19, 1881. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

According to Ohio death records, Charles Withrow died June 15, 1929 in Lawrence County, Ohio.

On page 65 of the 1900 census for District 34 (Magisterial District No. 7) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 1900), Columbus Elam is listed as the head of the household for house #562, he's a farm laborer, born in January of 1852 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 20 years, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Hannah (wife, born in April of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 20 years, she's given birth to 4 children and 3 are still living, age 40), Sarah (daughter, born in December of 1881 in Kentucky, age 18), Rebeca (daughter, born in December of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), and Benj. H. (son, born in December of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 33 of the 1910 census for District 20 (Oakview) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1910), Charles Withrow is listed as the head of the household for house #294, he's a laborer in a tannery, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 7 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Sarah A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 26), Logan C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Blanche (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 70 of the 1920 census for District 111 (Coal Grove) in Lawrence County, Ohio (dated January 26, 1920), Chas. Withrow is listed as the head of the household for house #238, he's a furnace laborer, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Ohio, age 37), Logan (son, born in Ohio, age 15), and Blanche (daughter, born in Ohio, age 13).

    The children of CHARLES WITHROW and SARAH ELAM are:

    1. LOGAN C. WITHROW, b. 1904, Kentucky, d. December 1, 1923, Lawrence County, Ohio, buried in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.
      Notes: Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Logan Withrow lived from 1904 to 1923, and was buried in Section K of Woodland Cemetery in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, and that Blanche Withrow lived from 1906 to 1923, and was buried in the same section of the same cemetery.
      According to Ohio death records, Logan Withrow died December 1, 1923 in Lawrence County.
    2. BLANCHE WITHROW, b. 1906, Kentucky, d. 1923, buried in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.







JAMES OMER CONLEY, son of HASCAL "TACK" CONLEY and ELLEN LANTER, was born September 27, 1917 in Kentucky, and died February 11, 2008 in Erlanger, Kenton County, Kentucky. He married ROSEMARY LEINMILLER.

Notes: James Conley was a sergeant in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, James Omar Conley was born September 27, 1917, and died February 12, 2008. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Erlanger, Kenton County, Kentucky.

    The children of JAMES CONLEY and ROSEMARY LEINMILLER are:

    1. LINDA CONLEY.
    2. KAREN CONLEY.

    (This information comes from Dennis Conley and other sources)







FOREST LEE WITHROW, son of LAURA ROSE CONLEY and JAMES MILTON WITHROW, was born October 14, 1885 in Kentucky, died April 26, 1956 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Coalton Cemetery in Coalton, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married LILLIE WOLFE, daughter of MELIZAR WOLFE and RACHEL HAMMONDS, in 1910. She was born in October of 1885 in Kentucky, died February 16, 1971 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Coalton Cemetery in Coalton, Boyd County, Kentucky. Lillie Wolfe married (1) (unknown first name) WHITELY.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Ben F. Wolfe died December 8, 1937 in Floyd County, Kentucky, from a crushed chest, the result of a slate fall in a mine. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Coalton, Kentucky, his birth date as June 17, 1883, his marital status as widowed, his wife as Stella Wolfe, his parents as Melzar Wolfe (b. Virginia) and Rachel Hammonds (b. Summit, Kentucky), the informant as George H. Wolfe of Wayland, Kentucky, and the burial place as Coalton, Kentucky.

When Forrest Lee Withrow's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a miner for the Hicarbon Coal Co. in Hicarbon, Boyd County, that his closest relative was Lillie Withrow of Hicarbon, and that he was born October 14, 1855. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that both Forrest and Lillie Wolfe Withrow were buried in Coalton Cemetery in Coalton, Boyd County, Kentucky. No photo of their headstone was provided. Sons Benjamin and J. H. are buried there as well.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Forest L. Withrow died April 26, 1956 in Boyd County at the age of 70.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lillie W. Withrow died February 16, 1971 in Boyd County at the age of 85.

On page 44 of the 1900 census for District 11 (Cannonsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1900), Melizar Wolfe is listed as the head of the household for house #347, he's a farmer, born in November of 1836 in West Virginia, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in West Virginia, married for 36 years, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Rachel (wife, born in September of 1844 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Pennsylvania, married for 36 years, she's given birth to 11 children and 10 are still living, age 55), Melizar Jr. (son, single, coal miner, born in February of 1878 in Kentucky, age 22), Benjamin (son, coal miner, born in June of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), William (son, coal miner, born in October of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), and Lillie (daughter, born in October of 1885, age 14).

On page 15 of the 1910 census for District 17 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Forest Withrow is listed as the head of the household for house #133, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 1 month, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 1 month, age 24), and Hiram (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 1 of the 1920 census for District 17 (Coalton) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 26, 1920), Forrest Withrow is listed as the head of the household for house #95, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 34), Harrison (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), J. H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Myrtle (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 7 months), and Hiram Whitely (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 10-9 (Cannonsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Forest Lee Withrow is listed as the head of the household for house #44, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 44), Harrison (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), J. H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Myrtle M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Laura I. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9). They are living next to Forrest's brother, Arch.

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 10-36 (Fairview-Westwood-Millseat) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1940), Forest L. Withrow is listed as the head of the household for house #25, he's the owner and salesman of a retail grocery, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Boyd County in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Lillie (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 54), and Laura I. (daughter, single, seamstress for the N.Y.A. sewing project, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 19).

    The children of FOREST WITHROW and LILLIE WOLFE are:

    1. BENJAMIN G. WITHROW, b. April 26, 1911, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Coalton, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Benjamin G. Withrow was born April 26, 1911 in Boyd County to Lillie Wolfe.
    2. HARRISON WITHROW, b. 1912, Kentucky.
    3. J. H. WITHROW, b. April 13, 1914, Carter County, Kentucky, buried in Coalton, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, J. H. Withrow was born April 13, 1914 in Carter County to Sillie Wolfe.
    4. MYRTLE M. WITHROW, b. May 14, 1917, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Myrtle M. Withrow was born May 14, 1917 in Boyd County to Lilie Wolf.
    5. LAURA I. WITHROW, b. 1921, Kentucky.







ARCH WITHROW, son of LAURA ROSE CONLEY and JAMES MILTON WITHROW, was born July 4, 1894 in Kentucky, died June 15, 1984 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Coalton Cemetery in Coalton, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married GERTRUDE MCCLELLAND, daughter of WALTER W. MCCLELLAND and MAGGIE WALLACE, about 1921. She was born March 11, 1901 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, died July 7, 1937 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Dixon Cemetery in Westwood, Boyd County, Kentucky. Gertrude married (1) MATTHEW MCCOY.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Walter W. McClelland died August 11, 1937 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from tubercular peritonitis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Boyd County, his birth date as April 14, 1878, his marital status as married, his wife as Maggie McClelland, his occupation as common laborer, his parents as David Scott McClelland (b. Huntington County, Pennsylvania) and Mary S. Bellomy (b. Kentucky), the informant as Maggie McClelland of Ashland, and the burial place as Dixon Cemetery.

When Arch Withrow's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Boyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a trackman for A.C. & I. Railroad Co. in McNeal, Kentucky, that he was single, and that he was born July 4, 1893 in Sena, Kentucky. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Arch Withrow lived from 1894 to 1984, and was buried in Coalton Cemetery in Coalton, Boyd County, Kentucky, and that Gertrude Withrow lived from 1901 to 1937, and was buried in the same cemetery. No photo of their headstones was provided, but there is another listing for Gertrude, and a photo of her headstone shows that she was buried in Dixon Cemetery in Westwood.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Arch Withrow was born July 4, 1894, and died in June of 1894. His last place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Arch Withrow died June 15, 1984 in Boyd County at the age of 89.

According to her death certificate, Mrs. Gertrude McClelland Withrow died July 6, 1937 in Ashland from amebic dysentery and pellegra. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Ashland, her birth date as March 11, 1901, her marital status as married, her husband as Arch Withrow, her parents as Walter McClelland (b. Boyd County) and Maggie Wallace (b. Mt. Savage, Carter County), the informant as Mrs. Maggie McClelland of Ashland, Kentucky, and the burial place as Dixon Cemetery in Ashland.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Gertrude Withrow died July 7, 1937 in Boyd County at the age of 36. She was living in Ashland at the time of her death.

On page 33 of the 1910 census for District 19 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated May 4, 1910), Walter McClellan is listed as the head of the household for house #312, he's a street laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 8 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Maggie (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 31), Girtrude (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Mary Wallace (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 71).

On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 20 (Oakview) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 24, 1920), Gertrude McClelland is found living with her first husband in the home of her parents. Walter W. McClelland is listed as the head of the household for house #158, he's a worker in an iron furnace, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Maggie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 41), Matthew McCoy (son-in-law, married, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), Gertrude McCoy (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, age 17), Walter A. McCoy (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2 months), Clydia Cossett (boarder, female, widowed, laborer in a shoe factory, born in the United States, parents born in the United States, age 27), and Lillian M. Clark (boarder, single, laborer in a cigar factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 10-9 (Cannonsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Arch Withrow is listed as the head of the household for house #43, he's a timber cutter in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio, first married at age 27, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Gertrude (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 28), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Helen (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Mary A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10 months).

On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 10-24 (Fairview) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), Gertrude's son from her first marriage is found living with his grandparents. Walter W. McClelland is listed as the head of the household for house #169, he's not working, born in Kentucky, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Maggie (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 51), and Walter A. McCoy (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 26 of the 1940 census for District 10-36 (Fairview-Westwood-Millseat) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1940), Arch Withrow is listed as the head of the household for house #211, he's a stone crusher for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Boyd County in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Charles M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Henry F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Helen M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Mary A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Paris D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Rosa M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of ARCH WITHROW and GERTRUDE MCCLELLAND are:

    1. CHARLES MILTON WITHROW, b. November 26, 1921, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. March 6, 2011, Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, buried in Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, m. FRANCES R. (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles M. Withrow was born November 26, 1921 in Boyd County to Gertrude McClelland.
      According to his obituary found on findagrave.com, Charles Withrow (age 89), son of the late Arch and Gertrude McClelland Withrow, was retired from the Kentucky Forestry Department, a World War II Army veteran, and a resident of Grayson, Kentucky, at the time of his death. He was born November 26, 1921 in Boyd County, died March 6, 2011 in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, and was buried in East Carter County Memorial Gardens. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in by 3 brothers, Paris Withrow, Henry Withrow, and Walter McCoy; and 1 sister, Mary Nelson. He was survived by his former wife, Frances R. Withrow (of Grayson); 3 step-sons; 3 step-daughters; 2 sisters, Helen Creek (Ashland) and Rosie Daniels (Ashland); 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
    2. HENRY F. WITHROW, b. November 13, 1923, Boyd County, Kentucky (deceased).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Henry F. Withrow was born November 13, 1923 in Boyd County to Gertrude McClelland.
    3. HELEN MARGARET WITHROW, b. 1926, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) CREEK.
    4. MARY A. WITHROW, b. 1929, Kentucky (deceased), m. (unknown first name) NELSON.
    5. PARIS DANIEL "PETE" WITHROW, b. June 8, 1932, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. June 15, 2008, Denton, Carter County, Kentucky, buried in Coalton, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. DORA ANN INGLES.
    6. ROSA MAY WITHROW, b. May 16, 1935, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. August 9, 2011, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. ELBA HARRISON DANIELS. He d. April 5, 1991.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Rosa M. Withrow was born May 16, 1935 in Boyd County to Gertrude McClellan.
      According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Rosa May Withrow Daniels (age 76), daughter of the late Arch Withrow and Gertrude McClellan Withrow, was a resident of Raceland, Kentucky. She was born May 16, 1935 in Boyd County, died August 9, 2011 in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, and was buried in Ashland Cemetery. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Elba Harrison Daniels, on April 5, 1991; 2 brothers, Paris Withrow and Henry Withrow; and 1 sister, Mary Nelson. She was survived by 5 sons, Lindsey Harrison Daniels (of Catlettsburg), William Howard (Crystal) Daniels (Flatwoods), Donald Arch Daniels (Webbville), Michael Anthony Daniels (Webbville), and Mark Wayne (Andrea) Daniels (Raceland); 1 daughter, Rose Mary (Rolland) Stambaugh (Ashland); 1 brother, Charles Milton Withrow (Grayson); 1 sister, Helen Margaret Cheek (Bellefonte); and several grandchildren.

    (This information comes from Patricia Withrow Blevins and other sources)







ROY M. WITHROW, son of LAURA ROSE CONLEY and JAMES MILTON WITHROW, was born July 26, 1901 in Kentucky, died April 30, 1975 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married ELLA RAYBURN, daughter of JOSEPH C. RAYBURN and MARTHA BURNS, about 1928. She was born November 30, 1911 in Boyd County, Kentucky, died October 2, 1939 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to her death certificate, Martha Rayburn died December 14, 1918 in Fairview, Boyd County, Kentucky, from bronchopneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 20, 1887, her marital status as married, her parents as Henry Cooper (b. Kentucky) and Polly Burns (b. Kentucky), the informant as Joe Rayburn of Ashland, nad the burial place as Old Field Cemetery.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstones shows that Roy M. Withrow lived from 1901 to 1975, and was buried in Plot K of Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and that Ella Rayburn Withrow lived from 1911 to 1939, and was buried in the same cemetery [no photo of her headstone].

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Roy Withrow was born July 26, 1901, and died in April of 1975. His last place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Roy M. Withrow died April 30, 1975 in Boyd County at the age of 73.

According to her death certificate, Mrs. Ella Rayburn Withrow died October 2, 1939 in Ashland from Brights disease and heart disease. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Boyd County, her birth date as November 30, 1911, her marital status as married, her husband as Roy Withrow, her parents as J. C. Rayburn (b. Greenup County, Kentucky) and Martha Burns (b. unknown), and the informant as Roy Withrow of Ashland.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ella Withrow died October 2, 1939 in Boyd County at the age of 27. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 17 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), Joe Raybourne is listed as the head of the household for house #77, he's working for the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 5 years, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and 2 are still living, age 21), Clifford (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Johnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 19 (Fairview) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1930), Joseph Raburn is listed as the head of the household for house #156, he's a worker in an iron furnace, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Clifford (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), John (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Ella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Joseph (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 5 of the 1930 census for District 10-9 (Cannonsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), J. M. Withrow is listed as the head of the household for house #46, he's a worker in a clay mine, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 72 years old. Also listed are Laura R. (wife, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 66), Roy (son, married, worker in a clay mine, born in Kentucky, first married at 27, age 29), Ella (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in the United States, first married at 20, age 22), Mary E. Taylor (daughter, married, not working, born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 39), Bertha M. Smith (granddaughter, born in West Virginia, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 13), Charles F. Smith (grandson, born in West Virginia, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 9), and Harry H. Smith (grandson, born in West Virginia, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 9 of the 1940 census for District 10-15 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1940), Roy Withrow is listed as the head of the household for house #95, he's a laborer doing building construction, widowed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Hassel Helton (boarder, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Magoffin County, Kentucky, in 1935, 7th grade education, age 23), and Claude Helton (boarder, separated, carpenter, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Magoffin County, Kentucky, in 1935, 7th grade education, age 49).

    The child of ROY WITHROW and ELLA RAYBURN is:

    1. JAMES EDWARD WITHROW, b. November 15, 1935, Fairview, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. November 16, 1935, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Coalton, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James E. Withrow was born November 15, 1935 in Boyd County to Ella Rayburn.
      According to his death certificate, James Edward Withrow died November 16, 1935 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from the effects of being born prematurely. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as West Fairview, Kentucky, his birth date as November 15, 1935, his parents as Roy Withrow (b. Carter County, Kentucky) and Ellie Rayburn (b. Boyd County, Kentucky), the informant as Roy Withrow of West Fairview, and the burial place as Colton [Coalton], Kentucky.







JAMES OLIVER BLACK, son of OLIVE FRANCES "OLLIE" CONLEY and WILLIAM MOLTEN BLACK, was born May 29, 1902 in Kentucky, and died July 27, 1976 in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married LEAH CLAY, daughter of THOMAS CLAY and JOANN LEAKINS, about 1930. She was born about 1902 in Kentucky. Leah married (1) (unknown first name) HALE.

Notes: According to her death certificate, Joe An Leakins Clay died January 24, 1921 in Durbin, Boyd County, Kentucky, from heart disease. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Boyd County, her birth date as July 24, 1870, her marital status as married, her parents as Sam Leakins (b. Kentucky) and Lucy Powell (b. Kentucky), the informant as J. P. Clay of Cattletsburg, and the burial place as Clay Graveyard.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Paul C. Hale was born in Boyd County to Leah Hale.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, James Black was born May 29, 1902, and died in July of 1976. His last place of residence was in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James O. Black died July 27, 1976 in Boyd County at the age of 74.

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 16 (Durbin) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1910), Thomas Clay is listed as the head of the household for house #84, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Joe A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and 1 is still living, age 39), and Lee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8). They are living next to an 80-year-old widow, Jane Clay, who is probably Thomas' mother.

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 16 (Durbin) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 5 & 6, 1920), Thomas Clay is listed as the head of the household for house #16, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Joann (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 49), and Leah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18).

On pages 22 & 23 of the 1930 census for District 10-7 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 17 & 18, 1930), James Black is listed as the head of the household for house #201, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married age age 27, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Leah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 28, age 28), Nelson B. Hale (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9), Hazel Hale (step-daughter, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Paul Hale (step-son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), Author Black (brother, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 24), Archer Black (sister-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 25), Charles F. Black (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1 year 11 months), Lola K. Black (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11 months), and William M. Black (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 63).

On page 16 of the 1940 census for District 70-50 (Madison) in Richland County, Ohio (dated April 13 & 15, 1940), James Black is listed as the head of the household for house #145, he's a timber cutter for a lumber company, born in Kentucky, he was living in Adaline, Lawrence County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Leah (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 38), Paul Hale ("son of wife," born in Kentucky, age 14), Benjamin Johnson ("son and law," truck driver for a lumber company, born in West Virginia, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 25), and Hazle Johnson (wife, housekeeper for a private family, born in Ohio, she was living in Adaline in 1935, 8th grade education, age 17).







DOROTHY LOUISE STRAIT, daughter of HENRY CLAY STRAIT and EMMA L. DAGGETT, was born February 28, 1919 in Boyd County, Kentucky. She married ERNEST VELMER NESTOR, son of ERNEST FUGET NESTOR and MARY ETTA GOAD. He was born July 13, 1917 in Esco, Pike County, Kentucky, and died August 22, 1999 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Mary Etta Goad's grandfather's nephew, Dexter Goad, had a big part in the Hillsville Courthouse Shootout in 1912. Her grandfather's name was Hiram Goad and his brother was Byram.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dorothy Strait was born February 28, 1919 in Boyd County to Emma Daggett.

On page 26 of the 1920 census for District 113 (Marrowbone) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated January 19, 1920), Earnest F. Nestor is listed as the head of the household for house #233, he's an office worker, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 30), Earnest V. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 1 month), Arthur C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Allen D Goad (sister-in-law, born in West Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 16).

    The children of DOROTHY STRAIT and ERNEST NESTOR are:

    1. KAREN LYNN NESTOR, m. MICHAEL LEE LITTLE.
    2. MICHAEL DAVID NESTOR, m. JULIA MOORE FROWINE.
    3. STEPHEN RANDOLPH NESTOR, m. JANE FRANCES FLODING.
    4. RONALD EUGENE NESTOR, b. October 27, 1952, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, d. June 21, 1972, Huntington, Wayne County, West Virginia, m. SUE ANN LUMBARD.







OSCAR FRANCIS STRAIGHT, son of ELIZABETH CONLEY and DAVID STRAIT, was born April 5, 1892 in Boyd County, Kentucky, died November 7, 1984 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married IDA LOUISE "LOUISE" DILGARD, daughter of JACOB DILGARD and LUELLA MIRANDA, about 1920 (divorced). She was born in September of 1897 in Kentucky, died November 29, 1959 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 198 of the book "Johnson County, Kentucky: A History of the County, and Genealogy of Its People Up to the Year 1927" by Mitchell Hall. In that book it says that Oscar Straight married Louise Dilgard, that their child was Frances Louise Straight, and that they lived in South Ashland, Kentucky.

According to her death certificate, Luella Miranda Dilgard died April 17, 1936 in Eastern State Hospital in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, from apoplexy and "Mental deficiency with psychosis." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Boyd County, Kentucky, her birth date as 1872, her marital status as widowed, her husband as "not known Dead Soldier," her parents as Isaac Miranda (b. Kentucky) and Julia Tanner (b. Kentucky), the informant as Eastern State Hospital, and the burial place as Ashland Cemetery.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones shows that Oscar Francis Straight lived from 1892 to 1984, and was buried in the Mausoleum Yard of Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and that Louise D. Straight lived from 1898 to 1959, and was buried in the Mausoleum Yard of same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Oscar Straight was born April 5, 1892, and died in November of 1984. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in West Virginia, and his last place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Oscar F. Straight died November 6, 1984 in Boyd County at the age of 92.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Louise Straight died November 29, 1959 in Boyd County at the age of 61. She was living in Ohio at the time of her death.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, a female by the name of Straight died November 29, 1959 in Ohio at the age of 61. She was divorced and living in Parma, Cuyahoga County at the time of her death.

On page 70 of the 1900 census for District 15 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1900), Jacob Dilgard is listed as the head of the household for house #696, he's a farmer, born in February of 1869 in Germany, parents born in Germany, he's an alien, immigrating in 1894, married for 3 years, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Luella (wife, born in November of 1871 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Indiana, married for 3 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 28), Ida L. (daughter, born in September of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), Anna L. (daughter, born in May of 1900 in Kentucky, age 1 month), and Van Kayser (boarder, single, day laborer, born in March of 1852 in Ohio, father born in Virginia, mother born in Indiana, age 48).

On page 24 of the 1910 census for District 25 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), Louella Dilgard is listed as the head of the household for house #225, she's a washerwoman at home, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, and she's 37 years old. Also listed are Ida L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Germany, mother born in Kentucky, age 11), and Anna L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Germany, mother born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 25 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), James A. Allen is listed as the head of the household for house #102, he's a fireman for the railroad, born in Virginia, mother born in Louisiana, father born in French Canada, 2nd marriage, married for 0 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, dress maker, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Indiana, 1st marriage, married for 0 years, age 35), Isaac Maranda (father-in-law, divorced, retired, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 78), and Ida L. Dilgard (niece, born in Kentucky, father born in Germany, mother born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 20 of the 1920 census for District 27 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 6 & 7, 1920), Oscar Straight is listed as the head of the household for house #217, he's an automobile parts inspector, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Rufus (brother, chauffer, born in Kentucky, age 18), Frank (brother, born in Kentucky, age 13), Elizabeth (mother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 47), Henry (brother, married, clerk, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 29), and Emma (wife, married, born in New York, parents born in New York, age 22).

On page 29 of the 1920 census for District 20 (Oakview) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 28, 1920), Louese Dilgard is found boarding in house #288, she's a public school teacher, single, born in Kentucky, father born in Germany, mother born in Kentucky, and she's 21 years old.

On page 18 of the 1930 census for District 10-28 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Oscar F. Straight is listed as the head of the household for family #206 in house #196, he's a heater in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 28, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Louise (wife, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, first married at 22, age 32), Frances L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), David W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 4 months), and Verna M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 4 months).

On page 17 of the 1940 census for District 46-27 (Monroe Township) in Logan County, Ohio (dated May 29 & 30, 1940), Oscar Straight is listed as the head of the household for house #176, he's the owner/operator of a farm, separated, born in Kentucky, he has a 6th grade education, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are David (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Verna (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 10-25 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1940), Louise Straight is listed as the head of the household for house #2, she's a public school teacher, separated, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has 5 years of college, and she's 41 years old. Also listed is Frances (daughter, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, age 16).

    The children of OSCAR STRAIGHT and LOUISE DILGARD are:

    1. FRANCES LOUISE STRAIGHT, b. 1924, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Frances L. Straight was born in Boyd County to Louise Dilgard.
    2. DAVID W. STRAIGHT, b. 1926, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, David W. Straight was born in Boyd County to Louise Dilgard.
    3. VERNA M. STRAIGHT, b. 1928, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Verna M. Straight was born in Boyd County to Louise Dilgard.







HERBERT L. STRAIGHT, son of ELIZABETH CONLEY and DAVID STRAIT, was born November 13, 1896 in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, died March 17, 1933 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married MILDRED M. (unknown last name) about 1915. She was born about 1898 in Illinois.

Notes: When Herbert L. Straight's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1918 in Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin, he stated he was a tool grinder, that his father was born in Calisburg [Catlettsburg], Kentucky, that his closest relatives were mother Elizabeth Straight of Ashland, Kentucky, and wife Mildred Straight of Kenosha, and that he was born November 13, 1896 in Calisburg, Kentucky. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and dark brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Herbert Strait lived from 1896 to 1933, and was buried in Section 7 Lot 104 of Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. No photo of the headstone was provided.

According to Illinois death record transcripts, Herbert Straight was born about 1897 in Catlettsburg, Kentucky, died March 17, 1933 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, and was buried in Ashland, Kentucky. His father's name is listed as David Stright (b. Catlettsburg), his mother's as Elizabeth Conley (b. Carter County, Kentucky), his wife's name as Mildred, and he was married at the time of his death.

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 24 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 16, 1920), Herbert Straight is listed as the head of the household for house #102, he's born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Mildred (wife, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in Canada, age 22), and Ruth (daughter, born in Wisconsin, age 1 year 3 months).

On page 73 of the 1930 census for District 16-1486 (Chicago) in Cook County, Illinois (dated April 23, 1930), Herbert L. Straight is listed as the head of the household for house #575, he's a tool maker in a pipe wrench factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Mildred M. (wife, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, age 32), Ruth L. (daughter, born in Wisconsin, age 11), Winneford G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), John H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 10 months), and Dorothy M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 10 months).

On page 19 of the 1940 census for District 103-2139 (Chicago) in Cook County, Illinois (dated April 11, 1940), Mildred Straight is listed as the head of the household for house #236, she's widowed, not working, born in Illinois, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, she has 2 years of high school, and she's 42 years old. Also listed are Ruth (daughter, single, not working, born in Missouri, 4 years of high school, age 21), Winifred (daughter, born in Illinois, age 17), John (son, born in Illinois, age 14), and Dorothy (daughter, born in Illinois, age 12).

    The children of HERBERT STRAIGHT and MILDRED (unknown last name) are:

    1. RUTH L. STRAIGHT, b. 1918, Missouri.
    2. WINIFRED G. STRAIGHT, b. 1923, Illinois.
    3. JOHN H. STRAIGHT, b. 1925, Illinois.
    4. DOROTHY M. STRAIGHT, b. 1927, Illinois.







RUTH CONLEY, daughter of ARCH LEO CONLEY and MIRIAM ANN WOMACK, was born February 29, 1896 in Kentucky, died April 5, 1960 in Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married WILLIAM HARVEY COOKSEY, son of LABAN T. COOKSEY and CYRENA FOSTER, about 1916. He was born January 6, 1896 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, died January 13, 1982 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Laben T. Cooksey died June 10, 1941 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from chronic nephritis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Lawrence County, Kentucky, his birth date as February 15, 1859, his marital status as widowed, his occupation as retired farmer, his parents as Andy C. Cooksey (b. Lawrence County) and Welma Carter (b. Lawrence County), the informant as "(Daughter) Mrs. Betty Miller" of Ashland, and the burial place as Bayless Cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Cyrena Foster Cooksey died February 7, 1935 in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, from bladder cancer. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Lawrence County, Kentucky, her birth date as March 10, 1863, her marital status as widowed, her parents as William Foster (b. Ohio) and Elizabeth Bradley (b. Kentucky), the informant as M. E. Cooksey of Catlettsburg, and the burial place as Bayless Cemetery.

According to his death certificate, Fred Cooksey died August 16, 1939 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from a traumatic brain injury after falling down some stairs. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Lawrence County, Kentucky, his birth date as December 24, 1889, his marital status as single, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Labe Cooksey (b. Lawrence County) and Cyrena Foster (b. Lawrence County), the informant as Hobart Cooksey of Ashland, and the burial place as Bayles [Bayless] Cemetery.

When William Harvey Cooksey's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Boyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a laborer in Ashland, Kentucky, that he was married and living in Unity, Kentucky, and that he was born January 6, 1896 in Lawrence County, Kentucky. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had gray eyes and black hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Ruth Cooksey lived from February 29, 1896 to April 5, 1960, and was buried in Section 10M of Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and that W. H. Cooksey lived from January 6, 1896 to January 13, 1982, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ruth Cooksey died April 5, 1960 in Boyd County at the age of 64.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, William Cooksey was born January 6, 1896, and died in January of 1982. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last benefit and last place of residence were in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, William H. Cooksey was born about 1896 in Kentucky, and died January 13, 1982 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 86. He was married at the time of his death.

On page 21 of the 1910 census for District 20 (Normal) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated May 5, 1910), Labon T. Cooksey is listed as the head of the household for house #548, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 27 years, 1st marriage, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Cyrena (wife, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 11 children and 8 are still living, age 47), Fred (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), Mortimore (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), William H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Hobart (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Oscar (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Mary E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Andy M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 24 of the 1920 census for District 20 (Oakview) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 27, 1920), William H. Cooksey is listed as the head of the household for house #235, he's a brakeman for the steam railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Ruth (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Bessie G. Conley (sister-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), and John (brother-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 10 of the 1930 census for District 10-10 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1930), Willie H. Cooksey is listed as the head of the household for house #105, he's a bus driver, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Ruth (wife, top stretcher in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 34), and Bess G. Conley (sister-in-law, single, vamper in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24).

On page 10 of the 1940 census for District 10-9 in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1940), William H. Cooksey is listed as the head of the household for house #82, he's a carpenter's helper, born in Kentucky, he was living in Lawrence County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Ruth (wife, born in Kentucky, she was living in Greenup County, Kentucky, in 1935, 7th grade education, age 44), and Labe T. (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 81).







ESTHER CONLEY, daughter of ARCH LEO CONLEY and MIRIAM ANN WOMACK, was born December 10, 1897 in Kentucky, died January 17, 1963 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. She married JOHN BENJAMIN KISER, son of JOSEPH KISER and ROSA MILLER. He was born January 30, 1897 in Summit Station, Nicholas County, Kentucky, died June 1, 1987 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Joseph Kiser died March 20, 1937 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from coronary occlusion. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as February 19, 1861, his marital status as married, his wife as Mrs. Rosa Kiser, his occupation as retired steel worker, his parents as Nimrod Kiser (b. Virginia) and Mary Solmner, the informant as Mrs. Rosa Kiser, and the burial place as Summett, Kentucky [hard to read].

According to her death certificate, Rosie Miller Kiser died October 2, 1953 in King's Daughters Hospital in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from a coronary occlusion. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Ash County, North Carolina, her birth date as June 7, 1874, her parents as John Miller and Rebecca Sapp, the informant as Mrs. Dora Holloran, and the burial place as Dixon Cemetery in Ashland.

When John Benjamin Kiser's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1918 in Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky, he stated that he was working for Ky Solvay Coke Co. in Ashland, Kentucky, that his father was born in Perry County, Kentucky, that his nearest relative was Esther Kiser of Oakview, Kentucky, and that he was born January 30, 1897 in Summit Station, Kentucky. He was found to be tall and slender, and he had blue eyes and dark brown hair.

When John Benjamin Kiser's World War II draft registration card was filled out on April 26, 1942 in Garrett County, Maryland, he stated that he was working in Baltimore, Maryland, that the person who would always know his address was Mrs. Esther Kiser of Ashland, Kentucky, and that he was born January 30, 1897 in Ashland, Kentucky. He was found to be 6 feet 1 inch tall, he weighed 165 pounds, and he had blue eyes, gray hair, a light complexion, and a protruding left eye.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Esther C. Kiser lived from December 10, 1897 to January 17, 1963, and was buried in Section 10N of Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and that John B. Kiser lived from January 30, 1897 to June 1, 1987, and was buried in the same section of the same cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Esther C. Kiser died January 17, 1963 in Boyd County at the age of 65.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John Kiser was born January 30, 1897, and died in June of 1987. His last place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John B. Kiser died June 1, 1987 in Boyd County at the age of 90. He was living in Boyd County at the time of his death.

On page 52 of the 1900 census for District 11 (Cannonsburg) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated June 28, 1900), Joseph Kiser is listed as the head of the household for house #408, he's a gin hand, born in February of 1854 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Indiana, married for 10 years, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Rosa (wife, born in June of 1873 in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 26), Naaman (son, born in September of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8), Dora (daughter, born in July of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), John (son, born in January of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Abraham (brother, married, farm laborer, born in January of 1863 in Kentucky, married for 3 years, age 37). Naamon is Charles Namon Kiser.

On page 19 of the 1920 census for District 20 (Oakview) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated June 24 & 26, 1920), John B. Kiser is listed as the head of the household for house #179, he's a laborer in a roofing or roafing mill, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in North Carolina, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Esther (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), and James E. son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 7 months).

On page 33 of the 1930 census for District 10-23 (Westwood) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1930), John Kiser is listed as the head of the household for house #315, he's a concrete worker in the construction industry, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Ester (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 32), James E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Bittey J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Pauline (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 72 of the 1940 census for District 10-36 (Fairview-Westwood-Millseat) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated May 13, 1940), John B. Kiser is listed as the head of the household for house #581, he's a steel works furnace tender, born in Kentucky, he was living in Ashland, Boyd County, in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Esther (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 41), Betty J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), and Ruth P. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    The children of ESTHER CONLEY and JOHN KISER are:

    1. JAMES EDWARD KISER, b. May 18, 1918, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James E. Kiser was born May 18, 1918 in Boyd County to Esther Conley.
    2. BETTY J. KISER, b. 1924, Boyd County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bettie J. Kiser was born in Boyd County to Ethel Conley.
    3. RUTH PAULINE KISER, b. 1927, Kentucky.







BENJAMIN FRANKLIN "FRANK" CONLEY, son of ANDREW JACKSON CONLEY and LUCRETIA PATRICK, was born in December of 1851 in Kentucky, and died before 1910. He married LOUISA JOHNSON, daughter of JOHN JOHNSON and SUSANNAH SOUTHERLAND, about 1873. She was born October 25, 1852 in Kentucky, died June 25, 1938 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lacy Creek Cemetery in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Louisa Johnson was the sister of Ingram Easley Johnston.

Susannah Southerland's name has also been reported to be Susannah Southern. On Louisa Johnson Conley's death certificate, and on her brother Easley's, it is listed as Southerland.

Benjamin Franklin Conley was reportedly born December 7, 1851 in Morgan County, and died May 25, 1907. His reported wedding date was November 14, 1872 and that was in Morgan County. None of this could be confirmed.

According to her death certificate, Louisa Johnson Conley died June 25, 1938 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, from general paralysis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed Kentucky, her birth date as October 25, 1852, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Frank Conley, her parents as John Johnson (b. Kentucky) and Susan Southerland (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mrs. Carse [hard to read] Dennis of West Liberty, Kentucky, and the burial place as Lacy Creek Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Louisa Conley died June 25, 1938 in Morgan County at the age of 85.

On page 101 of the 1860 census for District 1 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated July 27, 1860), John Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #629, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Susanah (born in North Carolina, age 47), Oscar (born in Virginia, age 20), William H. (born in Virginia, age 17), Letty (female, born in Kentucky, age 15), Susanah (born in Kentucky, age 14), Joseph (born in Kentucky, age 12), Rachel (born in Kentucky, age 10), Easley (male, born in Kentucky, age 8), Louisa (born in Kentucky, age 6), and Isaac (born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 13 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1870), Frank Conley and his brother Hamilton are farm laborers and are living in the home of a James Cottle family. James M. Cottle is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Susan (born in Kentucky, age 28), Henry (born in Kentucky, age 8), Isaac L. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Zerilda A. (born in Kentucky, age 5), William M. (born in Kentucky, age 3), Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 2), Catherine (born in February of 1870 in Kentucky, age 4 months), Frank Conley (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Hamilton Conley (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 15). Frank's future wife is living in house #59 with James Cottle's cousin, Uriah. The name Cottle later transformed into Caudill, although not necessarily in this family.

On page 14 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1870), Uriah Cottle Jr. is listed as the head of the household for house #59, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Susan M. (born in Kentucky, age 24), Louisa Johnston (born in Kentucky, age 17), and C. Johnston (born in Kentucky, age 15). They are living next to Louisa's brother Joseph.

On page 2 of the 1880 census for District 84 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1880), Frank Conly is listed as the head of the household for house #51, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Louisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26), James R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Brahilda M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Henry C. [hard to read] (son, born in October of 1879 in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 19 of the 1900 census for District 74 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), Frank Conly is listed as the head of the household for house #157, he's a farmer, born in December of 1851 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Louisa M. (wife, born in May of 1852 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 8 children and 6 are still living, age 48), Rebecca A. (daughter, born in March of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), and Nancy E. (daughter, born in February of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 20 of the 1910 census for District 151 (Elk Fork) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 10, 1910), Louisa Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #184, she's a farm laborer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 6 are still living, and she's 57 years old. Also listed are Linda (daughter, single, washerwoman, born in Kentucky, age 27), Becky A. (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), and Nancy E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 197 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 9 & 10, 1920), Scott Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #108, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 31), Hattie A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Ford (son, born in Kentucky, age 6 months), and Louisa Conly (servant, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 65).

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 88-16 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Scott Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #93, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Rebecca A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 41), Wendell (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Louise Conley (mother-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 75).

    The children of FRANK CONLEY and LOUISA JOHNSON are:

    1. JAMES ROBERT CONLEY, b. September 4, 1873, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. February 27, 1954, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. NAOMI NICKELL.
    2. BRAHILDA M. CONLEY, b. 1876, Morgan County, Kentucky.
    3. HENRY CLAY CONLEY, b. September 24, 1879, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. July 4, 1920, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. JOSEPHINE BOLIN.
    4. REBECCA A. CONLEY, November 7, 1888, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. September 18, 1974, Montgomery County, Kentucky, buried in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (1) SCOTT JOHNSON, m. (2) ISAAC BOONE "BOONE" LYKINS.
    5. NANCY E. "NANNIE" CONLEY, b. November 2, 1891, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. July 29, 1978, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. VOLNEY JOHNSTON.







JAMES ROBERT CONLEY, son of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN "FRANK" CONLEY and LOUISA JOHNSON, was born September 4, 1873 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died February 27, 1954 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He married NAOMI NICKELL, daughter of (unknown first name) NICKELL and MARY E. EASTERLING, January 19, 1897 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born in November of 1869 in Kentucky, and died March 25, 1962 in Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Mary E. Easterling was the sister of Joanna Easterling and Cynthia Ann Easterling.

Naomi Nickell's father's name was reportedly George C. Nickell.

On son Curtis Conley's World War I draft registration card he lists Jim Bob Conley as his nearest relative.

When James Robert Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Florress, Morgan County, that his closest relative was Naoma Conley of Florress, and that he was born September 4, 1873. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had brown eyes and black hair.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, James Conley married Naoma Nickell on January 19, 1897 in Morgan County.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, James R. Conley died February 27, 1954 in Morgan County at the age of 80.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Naomi Conley died March 25, 1962 in Morgan County at the age of 92.

On page 12 of the 1870 census for Precinct 8 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 5, 1870), Naomi Nickell is found living with her mother in the home of her grandparents. Walter C. Easterling is listed as the head of the household for house #78, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Eliza J. (born in Kentucky, age 43), Joanna (born in Kentucky, age 19), Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 17), Cyntha A. (born in Kentucky, age 15), William T. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Susan C. (born in Kentucky, age 10), Rebecca F. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Mary Nickell (born in Kentucky, age 23), and Naoma Nickell (born in November of 1869 in Kentucky, age 7 months).

On page 4 of the 1880 census for District 84 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), W. C. Easterling is listed as the head of the household for house #75, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Eliza J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 52), Mary E. Easterling (daughter, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, age 33), William T. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23), Nancy (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 25), Rebecca F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Naoma Easterling (servant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), and Isaac L. Elam (servant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 6 of the 1900 census for District 74 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), James R. Conoly is listed as the head of the household for house #49, he's a farmer, born in September of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, and he's 26 years old. also listed are Naomy (wife, born in November of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 3 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 30), Curtis (son, born in May of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), and Mary Nickell (mother-in-law, single, born in May of 1849 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 51). They are living next to Naomi's grandparents and Mary's parents. Curtis' age was what looks to be a 2, but was crossed out and an 8 written in.

On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 148 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), J. R. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #57, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 13 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Naomi (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 39), Curtis (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Walter F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 206 (Lacy Creek) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated February 5 & 6, 1920), James Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #276, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Namoha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 48), Curtis (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), and Walter (son, born in Kentucky, age 19).

On page 27 of the 1930 census for District 88-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), James R. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #129, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Naomi (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 28, age 58), and Ollie R. Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 26 of the 1940 census for District 88-2 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1940), J. R. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #229, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 1st grade education, and he's 66 years old. Also listed are Naomi (wife, born in Kentucky, 1st grade education, age 70), and Russell Conley (grandson, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 2nd grade education, age 14). Russell was Walter's son.

    The children of JAMES CONLEY and NAOMI NICKELL are:

    1. CURTIS CONLEY, b. May 12, 1898, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. MARY SUSAN EASTERLING.
    2. WALTER F. "JACK" CONLEY, b. September 24, 1900, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. June 28, 1962, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. RACHEL M. (unknown last name).







CURTIS CONLEY, son of JAMES ROBERT CONLEY and NAOMI NICKELL, was born May 12, 1898 in Kentucky. He married MARY SUSAN EASTERLING, daughter of ULYSSES GRANT EASTERLING and LADY DOVE HACKNEY, July 17, 1920 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born about 1904 in Kentucky, and died August 26, 1983 in Morgan County, Kentucky. Mary Easterling married (2) DAN LEMASTER.

Notes: Curtis Conley reportedly died May 12, 1936. This couldn't be verified.

Lady Dove Hackney (b. November 1881) was reportedly the daughter of Joseph and Mary E. Hackney. Her maiden name was confirmed by finding the Kentucky birth record transcript of her daughter. Dora L. Easterling was born January 26, 1912 in Morgan County to Lady Hackney.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was a Silaine C. Conley who was born in 1929 in Morgan County to a Mary Easterling. That name isn't found in this family in the 1930 census.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, U. G. Easterling married Dove Hackney on September 28, 1902 in Morgan County.

When Ulissus Grant Easterling's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Florress, Morgan County, that his closest relative was Dovey Easterling of Florress, and that he was born February 20, 1877. He was found to be of medium height and stout build, and he had black eyes and black hair.

When Curtis Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer, that his closest relative was Jim Bob Conley of Florress, Morgan County, and that he was born May 12, 1898. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and brown hair.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mary S. Lemaster died August 26, 1983 in Morgan County at the age of 79. She was living in Morgan County at the time of her death.

On page 7 of the 1910 census for District 148 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), U. G. Easterling is listed as the head of the household for house #61, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 7 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Dovey [hard to read] (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 28), Mary S. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Rieda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and William W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1). Mary's future husband, James, is in house #57.

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 206 (Lacy Creek) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 30, 1920), Ulysses Easterling is listed as the head of the household for house #252, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Lady D. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 37), Mary S. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Randa M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), William W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Dora A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Joanna Easterling (sister, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 48), Rhoda M. Easterling (sister, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 46), and Netty E. Easterling (sister, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35).

On page 28 of the 1930 census for District 88-3 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 14 & 15, 1930), Curt Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #148, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 31 years old. Also listed are Mary S. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 26), Aura M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), James C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Annie P. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 29 of the 1940 census for District 88-18 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 8, 1940), Dan LeMaster is listed as the head of the household for house #248, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Mary Susan (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 36), Woodrow W. (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 22), Howard F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), F. Inez (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Don L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), E. G. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Dan Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), James P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Anna P. Conley (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, age 11).

On page 29 of the 1940 census for District 88-18 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 8, 1940), U. G. Easterling is listed as the head of the household for house #246, 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 63 years old. Also listed are Dova (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 58), Dora (daughter, single, not working, no formal education, age 26), and James Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, age 14).

    The children of CURT CONLEY and MARY EASTERLING are:

    1. AURA MAE CONLEY, b. 1924, Morgan County, Kentucky.
    2. JAMES CLINTON CONLEY, b. 1925, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James C. Conley was born in Morgan County to Mary Easterling.
    3. ANNIE PEARL CONLEY, b. 1929, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Annie P. Conley was born in Morgan County to Mary Easterling.







WALTER F. "JACK" CONLEY, son of JAMES ROBERT CONLEY and NAOMI NICKELL, was born September 24, 1900 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died June 28, 1962 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He married RACHEL M. (unknown last name) about 1923. She was born about 1907 in Kentucky.

Notes: Rachel Conley's maiden name has been reported as Rachel M. Williams but this couldn't be verified. Her name is listed as Rachel Conley on 3 of her children's birth records.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Walter F. Conley died June 28, 1962 in Morgan County at the age of 61.

On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 88-16 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 3, 1930), Jack Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Racheal M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 23), Russell (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

    The children of WALTER CONLEY and RACHEL (unknown last name) are:

    1. RUSSELL CONLEY, b. 1925, Kentucky.
      Notes: Russell Conley is found living with his grandparents in 1940.
    2. MARY M. CONLEY, b. 1927, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary M. Conley was born in Morgan County to Rachel Conley.
    3. EFFIE M. CONLEY, b. Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Effie M. Conley was born in Morgan County to Rachell Conley.
    4. MARVIN R. CONLEY, b. Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Marvin R. Conley was born in Morgan County to Rachel Conley.







HENRY CLAY CONLEY, son of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN "FRANK" CONLEY and LOUISA JOHNSON, was born September 24, 1879 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died July 4, 1920 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lacy Creek Cemetery in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky. He married JOSEPHINE BOLIN, daughter of ANDREW JACKSON "JACK" BOLIN and ELIZA "ELLA" JANE NICKELL, in 1900. She was born in October of 1883 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died June 1, 1920 in Lizzie Lane, Salem, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Nickell Cemetery in Lizzie Lane, Salem, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Ella Jane Nickell was the daughter of Joseph Nickell and Free Love Jones. Joseph Nickell's sister, Mary, was the mother of Elizabeth Jane Nickell, who married Henry Clay Conley's grandfather, Andrew Jackson Conley. Ella and Jack Bolin are found living next to Andrew Jackson Conley and his family in 1880.

According to Kentucky marriage records, Andrew J. Boling (farmer, b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, resident of Morgan County, 1st marriage, age 21) married Eliza J. Nickell (b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, resident of Morgan County, 1st marriage, age 24) on October 24, 1874 in Morgan County.

When Henry Clay Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer, that his closest relative was Josie Conley of Flurress, Morgan County, and that he was born September 24, 1879. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

According to his death certificate, Clay Conley died July 4, 1920 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed Kentucky, his birth date as September 24, 1879, his marital status as widowed, his parents as Frank Conley (b. Kentucky) and Louisa Johnson (b. Kentucky), and the burial place as Lacy Creek Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Clay Conley died July 4, 1930 in Morgan County at the age of 40.

According to her death certificate, Jocie Bolin Conly died June 1, 1920 in Lizzie Lane, Salem, Morgan County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Morgan County, her birth date as not known, her marital status as married, her parents as A. J. Bolin (b. Virginia) and Ella J. Nickell (b. Morgan County), the informant as Oscar Bolin of Lizzie Lane, Kentucky, and the burial place as Nickell Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Jocie Conly died June 27, 1920 in Morgan County at the age of 36.

On page 17 of the 1900 census for District 74 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 10, 1900), Jack Boulding is listed as the head of the household for house #129, he's a farmer, born in March of 1849 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 25 years, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Ella J. (wife, born in April of 1847 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 6 children and all are still living, age 53), Celia (daughter, born in March of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Lula (daughter, born in November of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Myrtle (daughter, born in February of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Oscar (son, born in March of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), and Josy Conley (daughter, married, born in October of 1883 in Kentucky, married for 4 months, no children, age 16). It's unknown where Henry is. The family name is found to be Bolin in the 1880 census and Boling in the 1910 census. Oscar uses the name Bolin when he registers for the draft in 1917 and after that.

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 148 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (undated - but either April 20 or 21, 1910), H. C. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Josie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 26), Joe M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Kellie (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Nellie (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and John J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3). Josie's widowed mother, Elezine Boling, is in house #90.

    The children of CLAY CONLEY and JOSIE BOLIN are:

    1. JOE M. CONLEY, b. January 19, 1901, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. March 1, 1989, Pike County, Kentucky, m. MARGARET "MAGGIE" SMITH.
    2. KELLY CONLEY, b. August 2, 1902, Kentucky, d. January 7, 1976, Rowan County, Kentucky, m. ESTHER VERONA "VERONA" JONES.
    3. NELLIE CONLEY, b. 1905, Morgan County, Kentucky, died May 25, 1920, Lizzie Lane, Salem, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Lizzie Lane, Salem, Morgan County, Kentucky.
    4. JOHN FRANK CONLEY, b. October 30, 1907, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. December 22, 1996, Morehead, Rowan County, Kentucky, m. MARJORIE LILLIAN BOLIN.
    5. VICTOR CONLEY, b. June 2, 1913, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. May 2, 2000, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.







JOE M. CONLEY, son of HENRY CLAY CONLEY and JOSEPHINE BOLIN, was born January 19, 1901 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died March 1, 1989 in Pike County, Kentucky. He married MARGARET "MAGGIE" SMITH, daughter of ARK CANUS SMITH and RHODA PERKINS, about 1921. She was born July 18, 1903 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died March 8, 1995 in Hazel Green, Wolfe County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mildred K. Smith [Mildred Catherine Smith] was born in Morgan County to Rhoda Perkins.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, J. M. Conley was born January 19, 1901, and died in March of 1989. His last place of residence was in Hazel Green, Wolfe County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Joe M. Conley died March 1, 1989 in Pike County at the age of 88. He was living in Morgan County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Maggie Conley was born July 18, 1903, and died March 15, 1995. Her last place of residence was in Hazel Green, Wolfe County, Kentucky.

According to one Kentucky death record transcripts, Margaret J. Conley died March 8, 1995 in Hazel Green at the age of 91. She was living in Rowan County at the time of her death. According to another, she died March 8, 1995 in Rowan County and was living in Morgan County at the time.

On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 156 (Salem) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), Ark C. Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #134, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 7 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Rhoda W. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 26), Maggie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Chester (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Oma L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2). They are living next to Rhoda's widowed father, George W. Perkins. In house #137 is Verona Jones, who will marry Joe Conley's brother, Kelly.

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 210 (Salem) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 9, 1920), Arcanus Smith is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Rhoda A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35), Maggie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Chester M. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Monna L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), William C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Calhine [Catherine] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 10 months). They are living close to several members of Rhoda's family.

On pages 21 & 22 of the 1930 census for District 88-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), J. M. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #100, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Maggie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 27), Rollie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Roscoe (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Mattie R. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 10 months), and Nellie M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 2 months). Maggie's parents are living in house #96. Joe's brother John is living next-door, but in a different census district (88-10). Maggie's parents are in house #96.

On pages 18 & 19 of the 1940 census for District 88-10 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 17 & 20, 1940), J. M. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #163, he's a laborer for the W.P.A. road project, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Maggie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 37), Rolla (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Roscoe (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Mattye L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Marie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Bonny (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Rosa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Canus Clay (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and J. M. Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2). Maggie's parents are in house #149.

    The children of JOE CONLEY and MAGGIE SMITH are:

    1. ROLLIE CONLEY, b. March 31, 1922, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. September 19, 2003, La Grange, Oldham County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Raleigh Conley was born March 31, 1922 in Morgan County to Maggie Smith.
      Rollie Conley was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Rollie Conley was born March 31, 1922, and died September 19, 2003. His last place of residence was in La Grange, Oldham County, Kentucky.
    2. CHARLES ROSCOE CONLEY, b. August 23, 1923, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. October 10, 2008, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles R. Conley was born August 18, 1923 in Morgan County to Maggie Smith.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Charles Roscoe Conley was born August 23, 1923, and died October 10, 2008. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.
    3. MATTIE L. CONLEY, b. 1926, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mattie L. Conly was born in Morgan County to Maggie Smith.
    4. NELLIE M. CONLEY, b. 1928, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Nellie M. Conley was born in Morgan County to Maggie Smith.
    5. BONNIE J. CONLEY, b. 1931, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Bonnie J. Conley was born in Morgan County to Maggie Smith.
    6. ROSA F. CONLEY, b. 1932, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Rosa F. Conley was born in Morgan County to Maggie Smith.
    7. CANUS CLAY CONLEY, b. 1936, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Canns C. Conly was born in Morgan County to Maggie Smith.
    8. JOE M. CONLEY JR., b. 1937, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, J. M. Conley was born in Morgan County to Maggie Smith.
    9. HUBERT R. CONLEY, b. Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hubert R. Conley was born in Morgan County to Maggie Smith.







KELLY CONLEY, son of HENRY CLAY CONLEY and JOSEPHINE BOLIN, was born August 2, 1902 in Kentucky, and died January 7, 1976 in Rowan County, Kentucky. He married ESTHER VERONA "VERONA" JONES. She was born August 29, 1905 in Kentucky, and died May 1, 1984 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio.

Notes: Verona Jones' parents were reportedly Henry Jones and Pearl Perkins. Her mother reportedly died November 5, 1905, just a little over 2 months after Verona's birth, and Verona was raised by her grandparents. Pearl Perkins Jones was reportedly 27 when she died.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Kelly Conley was born August 2, 1902, and died in January of 1976. His last place of residence was in Campton, Wolfe County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Kelly Conley died January 7, 1976 in Rowan County at the age of 73. He was living in Wolfe County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Esther Conley was born August 29, 1905, and died in May of 1984. Her last place of residence was in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Esther Conley was born about 1906 in Kentucky, and died May 1, 1984 in Middletown Hospital in Middletown, Butler County at the age of 78. She was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 156 (Salem) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 3, 1910), Green Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #137, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 20 years, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Mary W. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 20 years, no children, age 60), and Verrona (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4). In house #134 is Maggie Smith, who will marry Kelly Conley's brother, Joe.

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 210 (Salem) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 8, 1920), Green Jones is listed as the head of the household for house #61, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 72 years old. Also listed is Verona (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14). They are living next to Oscar Bolin, who is Kelly Conley's uncle. His daughter, Margie Bolin, will marry Kelly's brother, John.

On page 6 of the 1940 census for District 88-4 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1940), Kelly Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #47, he's a laborer for the W.P.A. road project, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Verona (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 35), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Elmer (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Anna Mae (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Ova (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and E. Ula Gray (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

    The children of KELLY CONLEY and VERONA JONES are:

    1. CHARLES CONLEY, b. 1924, Kentucky.
    2. RUTH CONLEY, b. 1925, Perry County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) HANEY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruth Conley was born in Perry County to Verona Jones.
    3. EARNEST CONLEY, b. November 21, 1928, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. January 2, 1932, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ernest Conley was born in November 21, 1928 in Morgan County to Verna Jones.
      According to his death certificate, Earnest Conley died January 2, 1932 in Morgan County, Kentucky, from pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as November 21, 1928, his parents as Kelley Conley (b. Kentucky) and Verona Jones (b. Kentucky), the informant as Kelley Conley of Cannel City, Kentucky, and the burial place as the home cemetery.
    4. ELMER M. CONLEY, b. February 6, 1932, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. November 29, 2009, buried in Warren County, Ohio, m. VIRGINIA (unknown last name).
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Elmer M. Conley was born in Morgan County to Verona Jones.
      According to his obituary found on findagrave.com, Elmer Conley (age 77), son of the late Kelly and Esther Jones Conley, was a Korean War veteran, had worked for over 30 years at Appleton Paper Company as a Stock Prep. Operator, and was living in Franklin, Ohio, at the time of his death. He was born February 6, 1932 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died November 29, 2009, and was buried in Springboro Cemetery. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Ernest and Charlie; 1 sister, Anna Mae Murphy; and 1 granddaughter. He was survived by his wife of 53 years, Virginia; 1 daughter, Ruth Bailey; 1 brother, Ova Conley; 4 sisters, Ruth Haney, Eula Burdge, Shirley Morris, and Oma Sollenberger; 1 grandson; and 1 granddaughter.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Elmer Conley was born February 6, 1932, and died November 29, 2009. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Ohio, and his last place of residence was in Franklin, Warren County, Ohio.
    5. ANNA MAE CONLEY, b. 1934, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) MURPHY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Anna M. Conley was born in Morgan County to Verona Jones.
    6. OVA W. CONLEY, b. 1936, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ona W. Conley was born in Morgan County to Verona Jones.
    7. EULA GREY CONLEY, b. 1938, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BURDGE.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Eula Grey Conley was born in Morgan County to Verona Jones.
    8. OMA N. CONLEY, b. Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) SOLLENBERGER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Oma N. Conley was born in Morgan County to Verana Jones.
    9. SHIRLEY J. CONLEY, b. Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) MORRIS.
      Notes: Oma and Shirley Conley are twins.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Shirley J. Conley was born in Morgan County to Verana Jones.







JOHN FRANK CONLEY, son of HENRY CLAY CONLEY and JOSEPHINE BOLIN, was born October 30, 1907 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died December 22, 1996 in Morehead, Rowan County, Kentucky. He married MARJORIE L. BOLIN, daughter of OSCAR BOLIN and LUCRESIA JONES, about 1928. She was born August 19, 1914 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died January 6, 1974 in Morehead, Rowan County, Kentucky.

Notes: John Conley's mother, Josephine Bolin, and Margie Bolin's father, Oscar, were brother-sister.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Marjorie L. Bolin was born August 19, 1914 in Morgan County to Lucresia Jones.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, John Conley was born October 30, 1907, and died December 22, 1996. His last place of residence was in Morehead, Rowan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John F. Conley died December 22, 1996 in Morehead, Rowan County at the age of 89.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Marjorie Conley was born August 19, 1914, and died in January of 1974. Her last place of residence was in Morehead, Rowan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Marjorie L. Conley died January 6, 1974 in Rowan County at the age of 59.

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 210 (Salem) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 8, 1920), Oscar Bolin is listed as the head of the household for house #64, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Crecia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 25), Margrie L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Curtis O. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 9 months). In house #61 is Verona Jones, who will marry John's brother, Kelly.

On page 11 of the 1930 census for District 88-19 (Salem) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), J. F. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #101, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 23, years old. Also listed are Margie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 14, age 16), and Eugene (son, born in Kentucky, age 5 months). They are living close to Margie's parents.

On page 18 of the 1940 census for District 88-10 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1940), John F. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #156, he's a stone mason doing building construction for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Majorie [sic] (wife, born in Kentucky, 6th grade education, age 25), Oscar E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Drexel (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Virginia (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Ima C. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

    The children of JOHN CONLEY and MARJORIE BOLIN are:

    1. OSCAR EUGENE CONLEY, b. 1929, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Oscar E. Conley was born in Morgan County to Margery Bolin.
    2. DREXAL C. CONLEY, b. 1931, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Drexal C. Conley was born in Morgan County to Margery Bolin.
    3. EUNICE ISOPHENE CONLEY, b. January 10, 1933, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. January 26, 1934, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Eunice J. Conley was born January 10, 1933 in Morgan County to Margie Bolin.
      According to her death certificate, Eunice Isophene Conley died January 26, 1934 in Morgan County, Kentucky, from laryngeal diptheria. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as January 10, 1933, her parents as John Frank Conley (b. Kentucky) and Marjorie Bolin (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Oscar Bolin of Payton, Kentucky.
    4. VIRGINIA N. CONLEY, b. 1934, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Virginia N. Conley was born in Morgan County to Marjorie Bolin.
    5. IMA C. CONLEY, b. 1936, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ima C. Conley was born in Morgan County to Margie Bolin.
    6. DONALD G. CONLEY, b. Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Donal G. Conley was born in Morgan County to Margery Bolin.
    7. LINVOL J. CONLEY, b. Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Linvol J. Conley was born in Morgan County to Marjorie Bolin.
    8. INA R. CONLEY, b. Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ina R. Conley was born in Morgan County to Marjorie Bolin.
    9. PATRICIA C. CONLEY, b. Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Patricia C. Conley was born in Morgan County to Margie Bowlin.
    10. BETTY L. CONLEY, b. Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Betty L. Conley was born in Morgan County to Margaret Bolin.







REBECCA A. CONLEY, daughter of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN "FRANK" CONLEY and LOUISA JOHNSON, was born November 7, 1888 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died September 18, 1974 in Montgomery County, Kentucky, and is buried in Bill Elam Cemetery in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married (1) SCOTT JOHNSON, son of OSCAR JOHNSON and ADELINE ANN DAVIS, June 2, 1912 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born November 30, 1866 in Kentucky, died October 14, 1932 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Bill Elam Cemetery in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky. Rebecca Conley married (2) ISAAC BOONE "BOONE" LYKINS, son of DAVID J. LYKINS and NANCY J. GOODWIN. He was born May 5, 1878 in Kentucky, died January 31, 1962 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Elmer Goebel Vance Cemetery in White Oak, Morgan County, Kentucky. Scott Johnson married (1) LIZZIE C. ADAMS. Boone Lykins married (1) FRANCES ANN VANCE.

Notes: Lizzie Adams was reportedly the daughter of Edward E. Adams and Rose Ann Steele.

Adeline Davis' name is Adelia in the 1850 census and Ann in 1860.

According to Kentucky marriage records, David J. Lykins (farmer, b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, 1st marriage, resident of Morgan County, ageg 24) married Nancy J. Goodwin (b. Virginia, father b. Virginia, resident of Wolfe County, 1st marriage, age 17) on September 13, 1874 in Morgan County.

According to Kentucky birth records, Isaac B. Lykins was born May 5, 1878 in Morgan County to D. J. Lykins (b. Morgan County) and Nancy J. Goodwin (b. Wolf [sic] County).

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Scott Johnston married Lizzie P. Adams on June 9, 1890 in Morgan County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Rebecca A. Conley married Scott Johnson on June 2, 1912 in Morgan County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Isssc [sic] B. Lykins married Frances A. Vance on May 28, 1898 in Morgan County.

When Isaac Boone Lykins' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer and an engineer for Cumberland Pipe Line Company in Caney, Morgan County, that his closest relative was Frances A. Lykins of Caney, and that he was born May 5, 1878. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones shows that Rebecca A. Lykins lived from November 7, 1888 to September 18, 1974, and was buried in Bill Elam Cemetery in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, that Scott Jonston [sic] lived from November 30, 1866 to October 14, 1932, was buried in the same cemetery, that Lizzie C., wife of Scot Johnston [sic], lived from August 18, 1870 to March 8, 1910, and was buried in the same cemetery, that D. B. Lykins lived from May 5, 1878 to January 31, 1962, and was buried in Elmer Goebel Vance Cemetery in White Oak, Morgan County, Kentucky, and that Frances Ann Lykins lived from September 1, 1879 to September 26, 1932, and was buried in Elmer Goebel Vance Cemetery in White Oak, Morgan County, Kentucky. Isaac and Frances share a headstone.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Rebecca A. Lykins was born November 7, 1888, and died September 15, 1974. Her last place of residence was in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Rebecca A. Lykins died September 18, 1974 in Montgomery County at the age of 86. She was living in Morgan County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, Scott Johnston died October 14, 1932 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, from chronic nephritis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as November 30, 1866, his marital status as married, his wife as Becca Johnston, his parents as Oscar Johnston (b. Kentucky) and Ann Davis (b. Kentucky), the informant as Paris Dennis of West Liberty, Kentucky, and the burial place as Elam Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Boone Lykins died January 31, 1962 in Morgan County at the age of 83. He was living in Morgan County at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Frances Ann Lykins died September 26, 1932 in Malone, Morgan County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as September 30, 1879, her marital status as married, her husband as D. B. Lykins, her parents as A. W. Vance (b. Virginia) and Marinda Elam (b. Kentucky), the informant as E. G. Vance of White Oak, Kentucky,and the burial place as Vance Cemetery.

On page 28 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 16, 1870), Oscar Johnston is listed as the head of the household for house #151, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Adaline (wife, born in Kentucky, age 23), Scott (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and William H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 27 of the 1880 census for District 83 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 12, 1880), Oscar Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #234, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Ann (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), Scott (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), William H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), John Tom (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Lourindia (daughter, born in September of 1879 in Kentucky, age 9 months).

On pages 6 & 7 of the 1880 census for District 84 (Caney) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1880), David J. Lykins is listed as the head of the household for house #175, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Nancy J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 22), William C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Isaac B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 71 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Scott Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #78, he's a farmer, born in November of 1866 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Elizzie (wife, born in August of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 2 children and 1 is still living, age 29), and Hattie (daughter, born in December of 1899 in Kentucky, age 5 months).

On page 32 of the 1900 census for District 74 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 26, 1900), Boon Lykins is listed as the head of the household for house #250, he's a day laborer, born in April of 1878 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Francis A. (wife, born in May of 1880 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 20), and Carl (son, born in March of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 19 of the 1910 census for District 143 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 30, 1910), Scott Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #189, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Scott Johnson's daughter, Hattie, is found living in the home of her widowed grandmother, Rose A. Adams, in house #123 (page 13).

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 148 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), I. B. Lykins is listed as the head of the household for house #150, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 12 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Francis N. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 31), Charlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Jane E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Raymond (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Earand (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 197 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 9 & 10, 1920), Scott Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #108, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 31), Hattie A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Ford (son, born in Kentucky, age 6 months), and Louisa Conly (servant, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 65). Rebecca's sister, Nannie, lives in house #108.

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 204 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 6, 1920), Boone Lykins is listed as the head of the household for house #44, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Frances A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18), Charlie (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Alice (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Raymond (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Aaron (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Roger (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 3 months), Isaac (son, born in Kentucky, age 1), Nell Malonia (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), and Morine Malonia (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1 year 10 months).

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 88-16 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Scott Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #93, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 63 years old. Also listed are Rebecca A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 23, age 41), Wendell (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Louise Conley (mother-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 75).

On page 30 of the 1930 census for District 10-23 (Lower Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Boone Likins is listed as the head of the household for house #290, he's a carpenter in a foundry [hard to read], born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Francis (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 50), Aron (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Roger (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Robert (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Isac (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Bishop (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Dave (father, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 87).

On page 17 of the 1940 census for District 88-3 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1940), Boone Lykins is listed as the head of the household for house #140, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Rebecka (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 51), Bishop (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Windel Johnson (step-son, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, age 17), and Curtis Lykins (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

    The children of REBECCA CONLEY and SCOTT JOHNSON are:

    1. FORD JOHNSON, b. July 5, 1919, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. February 23, 1921, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ford Johnson was born July 5, 1919 in Morgan County to Rebecca Conley.
      According to his death certificate, Ford Johnston died February 23, 1921 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, from auto loxema. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Morgan County, his birth date as July 5, 1919, his parents as Scott Johnston (b. Kentucky) and Rebecca Conley (b. Kentucky), and the burial place as Amos Howard Graveyard.
    2. WENDELL JOHNSON, b. 1923, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Wendell C. Johnston was born in Morgan County to Rebecca Conley.

    The child of REBECCA CONLEY and BOONE LYKINS is:

    1. JAMES CURTIS LYKINS, b. December 30, 1934, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. June 10, 2007, Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky, buried in Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, James C. Lykins was born December 30, 1934 in Morgan County to Rebecca Conley.
      Information found on findagrave.com shows that James Curtis Lykins lived from December 30, 1934 to June 10, 2007, and was buried in South Side - Section 8 of Machpelah Cemetery in Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky. No photo of his headstone was provided.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, James C. Lykins was born December 30, 1934, and died June 10, 2007. He received his Social Security card in 1951-1952 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky.







NANCY E. "NANNIE" CONLEY, daughter of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN "FRANK" CONLEY and LOUISA JOHNSON, was born November 2, 1891 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died July 29, 1978 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Bill Elam Cemetery in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married VOLNEY JOHNSTON, son of INGRAM EASLEY JOHNSTON and LETITIA E. "LETTIE" CARR, October 15, 1915 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born January 5, 1894 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died September 12, 1955 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Bill Elam Cemetery in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Volney Johnston was the brother of Henry Clay Johnston.

According to his death certificate, John Wesley Johnson died June 2, 1937 in Morgan County, Kentucky, from pulmonary tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as August 23, 1874, his marital status as married, his wife as Emma A. Johnson, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Easly Johnson (b. Kentucky) and Lettie Carr (b. Kentucky), the informant as Jewel D. Wells, and the burial place as Elam Graveyard.

According to Kentucky marriage records, Nannie Conley married Volney Johnson on October 15, 1915 in Morgan County.

When Volney Johnston's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in West Liberty, that he had a dependent father, mother, and wife, and that he was born January 15, 1894 in Morgan County. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and light brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Nannie Johnston lived from 1891 to 19 [the last to numbers aren't engraved], and was buried in Bill Elam Cemetery in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and that Volney Johnston lived from 1894 to 1955, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Nannie Johnson was born November 2, 1891, and died in July of 1978. Her last place of residence was in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Nannie Johnson died July 29, 1978 in Morgan County at the age of 86.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Volney Johnson died September 12, 1955 in Morgan County at the age of 61.

On page 9 of the 1900 census for District 71 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Easley Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #84, he's a farmer, born in February of 1851 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in West Virginia, married for 34 years, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Lettie E. (wife, born in May of 1854 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 14 children and 12 are still living, age 46), John W. (son, single, farmer, born in August of 1874 in Kentucky, age 25), Henry C. (son, single, farmer, born in November of 1876 in Kentucky, age 23), Rosa B. (daughter, born in February of 1881 in Kentucky, age 19), Salmia (daughter, born in February of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Ben. M. (son, born in April of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Edward (son, born in February of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Volie (son, born in January of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Rachel M. (daughter, born in June of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Ritter Carr (mother-in-law, widowed, born in November of 1827 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 72).

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 143 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 23 & 25, 1910), Easley I. Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #101, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 42 years, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Lettie E. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 14 children and 11 are still living, age 55), Kelly (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Volney (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Rachel M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 197 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 9 & 10, 1920), Easley Johnson is listed as the head of the household for house #103, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 69 years old. Also listed are Letta (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 65), Valney (son, married, not working, born in Kentucky, age 25), and Nannie Johnson (servant, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28). Nannie's sister, Rebecca, lives in house #108.

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 88-13 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Voloney Johnston is listed as the head of the household for house #91, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Nannie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 24, age 39), Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Easley Johnston (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 79), and Finley Conley (boarder, nurse, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24). Finley Conley is a descendant of Captain Henry Connelly through Henry's son John.

On page 30 of the 1940 census for District 88-13 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 8, 1930), Volley Johnston is listed as the head of the household for house #253, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Nannie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 48), Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Loriene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10).

    The children of NANNIE CONLEY and VOLNEY JOHNSTON are:

    1. RUTH JOHNSTON, b. 1921, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was an Ora D. Johnson who was born in 1920 in Morgan County to a Nannie Conley. Ruth Johnson couldn't be found.
    2. CHARLES M. JOHNSTON, b. January 13, 1922, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. February 6, 1976, buried in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Charles Johnson was born January 13, 1922 in Morgan County to Nannie Conley.
      Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of his headstone shows that Charles M. Johnston lived from January 13, 1922 to February 6, 1976, and was buried in Bill Elam Cemetery in West Liberty, Johnson County, Kentucky.
    3. LINDA LORENE JOHNSTON, b. April 20, 1930, Spaws Creek, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. March 20, 2009, Morehead, Rowan County, Kentucky, buried in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. EMERY DULIN, son of JESSE ERVIN "ERVIN" DULIN and EMMA JENKINS. He d. May 30, 1985.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Linda L. Johnson was born April 20, 1930 in Morgan County to Nannie Conley.
      According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Linda Lorene Johnston Dulin (age 78), daughter of Volney and Nancy "Nannie" Conley Johnston, was born April 20, 1930 in Spaws Creek, Morgan County, Kentucky, died March 20, 2009 in St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky, following an extended illness, and was buried in Elam Cemetery on Spaws Creek Road in West Liberty. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Emery Dulin, on May 30, 1985; and infant son, Earl Ray Dulin, on July 10, 1953; 1 brother, Charles Johnston; 1 sister, Ruth Johnston; her paternal grandparents, Ingram Easley and Lettie Carr Johnston; her maternal grandparents, Franklin and Louisa Johnson Conley; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jessie Ervin and Emma Jenkins Dulin. She was survived by 1 son, Kenneth Dulin, and his fiancÚ, Alice Rudd (of West Liberty); 1 daughter, Lillie Dulin (Lexington, Kentucky); 3 grandchldren; and 2 great-grandchildren.







HAMILTON S. CONLEY, son of ANDREW JACKSON CONLEY and LUCRETIA PATRICK, was born July 5, 1854 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died April 28, 1927 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Malone, Morgan County, Kentucky. He married CYNTHA ANN COTTLE, daughter of URIAH COTTLE and MARTHA V. BAKER, February 13, 1873 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She was born September 11, 1855 in Licking River, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Cyntha Ann Cottle was the sister of Thomas Newt Cottle.

According to Kentucky birth records, Hammelton Conley was born July 5, 1854 in Johnson County to Andrew J. Conley and Lucretia Patrick.

According to Kentucky birth records, Cintha A. Cottle was born September 11, 1855 in Licking, Morgan County, to Uriah Cottle and Martha V. Baker.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Hamilton Conley married Cyntha Ann Cottle on February 13, 1873 in Morgan County.

According to his death certificate, Hamilton S. Conley died April 28, 1927 in West Liberty from tuberculosis of the lungs. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as July 28, 1853, his marital status as married, his parents as Jack Conley (b. Kentucky) and Lucricia Patrick (b. Kentucky), the informant as T. L. Conley of Malone, Kentucky, and the burial place as Malone, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Hamilton S. Conley died April 28, 1927 in Morgan County.

On page 42 of the 1860 census for District 1 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 26, 1860), Uriah Cottle is listed as the head of the household for house #60, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Martha (born in Kentucky, age 37), Cyntha A. (born in Kentucky, age 4), Berthena (born in Kentucky, age 3), William Odebt (born in Kentucky, age 16), Eliza J. Odebt (born in Kentucky, age 13), George Ann Odebt (born in Kentucky, age 13), Lafayette Odebt (born in Kentucky, age 10), and Susanah Loggins (born unknown, age 70).

On page 13 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1870), Hamilton Conley and his brother Frank are farm laborers and are living in the home of a James Cottle family. James M. Cottle is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Susan (born in Kentucky, age 28), Henry (born in Kentucky, age 8), Isaac L. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Zerilda A. (born in Kentucky, age 5), William M. (born in Kentucky, age 3), Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 2), Catherine (born in February of 1870 in Kentucky, age 4 months), Frank Conley (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Hamilton Conley (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 35 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 22, 1870), Uriah Cottle Sr. is listed as the head of the household for house #198, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Martha (born in Virginia, age 42), Cyntha A. (born in Kentucky, age 14), Berthena (born in Kentucky, age 13), Thomas N. [hard to read] (born in Kentucky, age 10), James H. (born in Kentucky, age 6), Eliza J. Oditt (not working, born in Ohio, age 22), and Lafayette Oditt (born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 31 of the 1880 census for District 83 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1880), Ham Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #267, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Ann (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 25), Charley (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Lafat (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), Annelisa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), Susan (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 month), and William Holly [or Hobly] (black, single, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20).

On pages 25 & 26 of the 1900 census for District 71 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 14 & 15, 1900), Hamilton Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #242, he's a farmer, born in July of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Cyntha (wife, born in May of 1856 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 44), Henry C. (son, born in February of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Goldie C. (daughter, born in January of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Lou E. (daughter, born in April of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6) and Effa (daughter, born in July of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1). They are living close to son Charles.

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 154 (Walnut Grove) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Hamilton Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #117, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 36 years, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Cintha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 52) and Effie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7 [hard to read]). Daughter Luellen is living next-door with a John J. Watson family, and son Henry lives close.

There is a Ham Conley living in the Morgan County Poor Farm in the 1920 census. He's on page 5 of the 1920 census for District 198 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky. He's widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and his age is unknown. It's unknown if this is the correct Hamilton Conley. On his death certificate in 1927 he's listed as being married.

    The children of HAMILTON CONLEY and CYNTHA COTTLE are:

    1. CHARLES CONLEY, b. December 29, 1873, Kentucky, d. November 3, 1957, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. GILLIE ANN (unknown last name).
    2. THOMAS LAFAYETTE CONLEY, b. November 10, 1875, Kentucky, m. ELIZA J. (unknown last name).
    3. ANNELISA CONLEY, b. January 24, 1878, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Analiza Conley was born January 24, 1878 in Morgan County to Hamilton Conley and Cyntha A. Cottle. Both parents were born in Morgan County.
    4. MARTHA SUSAN CONLEY, b. February 15, 1880, Malone, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. July 11, 1947, Liberty Road, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Gordon Fork, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. OSA G. PHIPPS.
    5. HENRY CLIFTON CONLEY, b. October 6, 1888, Kentucky, d. January 29, 1936, Neon, Letcher County, Kentucky, buried in Fleming, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. MYRTLE M. ADAMS.
    6. GOLDIE KATE CONLEY, b. May 24, 1891, Kentucky, d. January 1986, Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma, buried in Catoosa, Rogers County, Oklahoma, m. WILLIAM HENRY COLDIRON.
    7. LUELLEN CONLEY, b. April 1894, Kentucky.
    8. EFFIE CONLEY, b. July 1898, Kentucky.
      Notes: Effie Conley is found living with her sister Goldie in 1920.







CHARLES CONLEY, son of HAMILTON S. CONLEY and CYNTHA ANN COTTLE, was born December 29, 1873 in Kentucky, and died November 3, 1957 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He married GILLIE ANN (unknown last name) about 1894. She was born in March of 1877 in Kentucky, and died November 23, 1955 in Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Gillie Ann's maiden name has been reported to be Gillie Ann Jones.

When Charley Edward Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky (undated), he stated that he was a farmer, that his closest relative was Gillie Ann Conley of Morgan County, and that he was born December 29, 1873. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Charles E. Conley died November 3, 1957 in Morgan County at the age of 83.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Gillie A. Conley died November 23, 1955 in Morgan County at the age of 79.

On page 25 of the 1900 census for District 71 (West Liberty) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1900), Charles Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #237, he's a farmer, born in December of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Guiliann (wife, born in March of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 23), William C. (son, born in March of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), John F. (son, born in March of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Ellie B. (daughter, born in March of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), and Lottie P. (daughter, born in December of 1899 in Kentucky, age 0).

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 204 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 3, 1920), Charlie Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #14, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 46), Gillie A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky age 43), Chester (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 25), John (son, married, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), Reva (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Willie Carley [hard to read] Conley (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Estell (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Dorsa (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 7 of the 1930 census for District 88-16 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 9 & 10, 1930), Charley Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Gillian A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 53), and Dorsey (son, born in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 33 of the 1940 census for District 88-3 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1940), Charley Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #281, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 66 years old. Also listed are Gillia Ann (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 64), Chester (son, married, laborer in a sawmill, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 44), Eva (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 7th grade education, age 24), Estill (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 7), Edward (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Fred (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 9-61 (Middletown) in Butler County, Ohio (dated April 2, 1940), John F. Connelly is listed as the head of the household for house #3, he's a stationary engineer in a paper mill, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Zora (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 40), Mildred G. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 13), Betty A. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 10), Carrol (daughter, born in Ohio, age 8), and Gilliean Connelly (mother, widowed, not working, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 7th grade education, age 63).

    The children of CHARLES CONLEY and GILLIE (unknown last name) are:

    1. WILLIAM CHESTER "CHESTER" CONLEY, b. December 9, 1894, Forest, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. September 12, 1969, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. EVA (unknown last name).
    2. JOHN FRANKLIN CONLEY, b. March 6, 1896, Forest, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. October 18, 1975, Middletown, Butler County, Ohio, m. ZORA (unknown last name).
    3. ELLIE B. CONLEY, b. March 1897, Kentucky.
    4. LOTTIE P. CONLEY, b. December 1899, Kentucky.
    5. REVA CONLEY, b. 1903, Kentucky, m. SAMUEL BURNETT "BURNETT" ALLEN.
    6. WILLIE CARLEY CONLEY, b. 1905, Kentucky.
    7. ESTELL CONLEY, b. 1909, Kentucky.
    8. DORSIE B. CONLEY, b. 1917, Kentucky, d. March 25, 1969, Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Dorsie B. Conley died March 25, 1969 in Morgan County at the age of 51.







MARTHA SUSAN CONLEY, daughter of HAMILTON S. CONLEY and CYNTHA ANN COTTLE, was born February 15, 1880 in Malone, Morgan County, Kentucky, died July 11, 1947 in Liberty Road, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Gordon Fork, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married OSA G. PHIPPS, son of THOMAS PHIPPS and LYDIA RATLIFF. He was born March 4, 1888 in Kentucky, and died May 3, 1976 in Perry County, Kentucky. Osa Phipps married (2) SUSAN HANEY.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Osa Phipps married Susan Haney on June 26, 1948 in Morgan County.

According to her death certificate, Lydia Ratliff Phipps died March 22, 1940 in Stacy Fork, Morgan County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as June 9, 1857, her marital status as widowed, her husband as Thomas Phipps, her parents as Sam Ratliff (b. Kentucky) and Lounicia Lykins (b. Kentucky), the informant as Leborn Phipps of Stacy Fork, and the burial place as Stacy Fork.

According to her death certificate, Martha Susan Conley died July 11, 1947 in Liberty Road, Morgan County, Kentucky, from carcinoma of the liver. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Malone, Kentucky, her birth date as February 15, 1882, her marital status as married, her husband as Osa Phipps (age 59), her parents as Hamilton Conley (b. Morgan County) and Cynthia Ann Cottle (b. Morgan County), the informant as Osa Phipps of Liberty Road, and the burial place as Gordon Fork. Martha's birth date is listed as February 15, 1882 on her death certificate but she is one month old in the 1880 census, which was taken in June.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Martha S. Phipps died July 11, 1947 in Morgan County at the age of 65. She was living in Morgan County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Osa Phipps was born March 4, 1888, and died in May of 1976. His last place of residence was in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Osa Phipps died May 3, 1976 in Perry County at the age of 88. He was living in Morgan County at the time of his death.

On pages 23 & 24 of the 1900 census for District 74 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1900), Thomas Phipps is listed as the head of the household for house #190, he's a farmer, born in August of 1856 in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, married for 22 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Lydia (wife, born in April of 1858 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, she's given birth to 12 children and all are still living, age 42), Telia (daughter, born in March of 1882 in Kentucky, age 18), Dollie (daughter, born in March of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Samuel W. (son, born in June of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Sarah (daughter, born in April of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Osa (daughter, born in February of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), John (son, born in 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Lebern (son, born in February of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Bessie (daughter, born in February of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Kelly (son, born in March of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), Stella (daughter, born in March of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Lou N. [hard to read] (daughter, born in April of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 27 of the 1910 census for District 154 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 22, 1910), Thomas G. Phipps is listed as the head of the household for house #271, he's a house carpenter, born in Virginia, parents born in North Carolina, 1st marriage, married for 34 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Lydia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 13 children and all are still living, age 53), Sarah (daughter, single, works in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, age 24), Ossie O. (daughter, single, works in a shoe factory, born in Kentucky, age 32 [mistake - should be 22]), Leaborn (son, born in Kentucky, age 19), Bessie G. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Kelly A. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Stella A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Lunnicy [hard to read - it's Lunica in the 1920 census] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 400 (Cherry Grove) in Washington County, Oregon (dated January 3, 1920), Osa G. Phipps is listed as the head of the household for house #28, he's working in a timber camp, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed is Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33).

On page 28 of the 1930 census for District 67-22 (Fleming) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Osa Phipps is listed as the head of the household for house #246, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 29, age 46), Clifton Conley (brother-in-law, married, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 48), Myrtle Conley (sister-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 14, age 42), Beatrice Conley (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Marguerite Conley (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), Charles Conley (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Raymond Conley (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), and Arphie Conley (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2 years 7 months).

On page 33 of the 1940 census for District 88-3 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1940), Osa Phips is listed as the head of the household for house #279, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he was living in rural Letcher County, Kentucky, in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Martha (wife, born in Kentucky, 5th grade education, age 56), and Ann Elkins (aunt, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 4th grade education, age 91).







HENRY CLIFTON CONLEY, son of HAMILTON S. CONLEY and CYNTHA ANN COTTLE, was born October 6, 1888 in Kentucky, died January 29, 1936 in Neon, Letcher County, Kentucky, and is buried in Fleming, Letcher County, Kentucky. He married MYRTLE M. ADAMS about 1904. She was born about 1888 in Kentucky.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Henry Conley died January 29, 1936 in Neon, Letcher County, Kentucky, from tuberculosis and lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as October 6, 1888, his marital status as married, his wife as Myrtle Conley, his parents as Ham Conley (b. Kentucky) and Cynthyana Cottle (b. Kentucky), the informant as Myrtle Conley of Neon, Kentucky, and the burial place as Fleming.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Henry Conley died January 29, 1936 in Letcher County at the age of 47.

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 154 (Walnut Grove) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Henry C. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #51, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Myrtle M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 1 is still living, age 21), and William H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 5). They are living close to Henry's parents and other family members.

On page 38 of the 1920 census for District 135 (Forks) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated January 27, 1920), Clifton Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #311, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Myrtle (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Edker (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Alsey (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Beatrice (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Margrette (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 28 of the 1930 census for District 67-22 (Fleming) in Letcher County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Clifton and family are found living in the home of his sister. Osa Phipps is listed as the head of the household for house #246, he's a coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Martha Phipps (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 29, age 46), Clifton Conley (brother-in-law, married, coal miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 48), Myrtle Conley (sister-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 14, age 42), Beatrice Conley (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Marguerite Conley (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), Charles Conley (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Raymond Conley (nephew, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), and Arphie Conley (niece, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2 years 7 months).

    The children of HENRY CONLEY and MYRTLE ADAMS are:

    1. WILLIAM H. CONLEY, b. 1905, Kentucky.
    2. EDKER CONLEY, b. 1912, Kentucky.
    3. ALSEY CONLEY, b. 1913, Kentucky.
    4. BEATRICE M. CONLEY, b. June 26, 1914, Pike County, Kentucky, d. January 4, 1935, Fleming, Letcher County, Kentucky, buried in Fleming, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. LONNIE HALL.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Beatrice M. Conley was born June 26, 1914 in Pike County to Myrtle Adams.
      According to her death certificate, Beatrice Conley Hall died January 4, 1935 in Fleming, Letcher County, Kentucky, from "General peritonitis following pelvic infection." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Estill, Kentucky, her birth date as June 26, 1914, her marital status as married, her husband as Lonnie Hall, her parents as Clifton Conley (b. Kentucky) and Myrtle Adams (b. Kentucky), the informant as Delmer Boggs of Neon, Kentucky, and the burial place as Fleming.
    5. MARGUERITE CONLEY, b. 1916, Kentucky.
    6. CHARLES CONLEY, b. 1919, Kentucky.
    7. RAYMOND CONLEY, b. 1922, Kentucky.
    8. ARPHIE CONLEY, b. 1927, Kentucky.







PHILADELPHIA "DELPHIA" CONLEY, daughter of ANDREW JACKSON CONLEY and LUCRETIA PATRICK, was born March 24, 1857 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died November 28, 1918 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Hill Cemetery in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married (1) JOHN HENRY LACY, son of HARVEY M. LACY and SUSANNAH EASTERLING, October 18, 1874 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born December 29, 1856 in Morgan County, Kentucky. She married (2) JOHN T. BLEVINS, son of SOLOMON BLEVINS and MARGARET F. WILLIAMS, October 19, 1878 in Morgan County, Kentucky. He was born April 9, 1856 in Elkfork, Morgan County, Kentucky, died September 21, 1943 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Hill Cemetery in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: John Blevins was the brother of Andrew Jackson Blevins, Benjamin F. Blevins, and Mary Ann "Polly" Blevins.

John Blevins' full name was reportedly John Tecumseh Blevins.

John Lacy's father has been reported to have been James Henry Lacy, but it's found as Harvey in 1850 (page 7 of the 1850 census for Morgan County, Kentucky), Harvey M. in 1860, Harvey in 1870, and Harvey M. in 1900 (page 18 of the 1900 census for District 74 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky). Harvey had an older brother named James, who was 4 years older, as is shown in the 1850 census.

According to Kentucky birth records, Mary E. Lacy was born July 19, 1855 in Lacy's Creek, Morgan County, to Harvey M. Lacy and Susan Easterling. Elizabeth Fannin was the midwife.

According to Kentucky birth records, Delph Conley was born March 24, 1857 in Floyd County to Andrew J. Conley and Lucrecy Patrick of Johnson County.

According to Kentucky birth records, John T. Blevins was born April 9, 1856 in Elk Fork, Morgan County to Solomon Blevins and Margaret F. Williams. Jane Medley was the midwife.

According to Kentucky marriage records, Delpha Conley (b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, resident of Morgan County, 1st marriage, age 18) married John H. Lacy (farmer, b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, resident of Morgan County, 1st marriage, age 18) on October 27, 1874 in Morgan County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Delpha P. Conley Lacy married John G. Blevins on October 19, 1878 in Morgan County.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstones shows that Delphia Blevins lived from March 24, 1857 to November 28, 1918, and was buried in Hill Cemetery in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, and that J. T. Blevins lived from April 9, 1856 to September 2, 1943, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Philadelphia Conley Blevins died November 28, 1918 in Morgan County, Kentucky, from influenza and lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Morgan County, her birth date as November 28, 1918 [mistake], her age as 61 years 8 months and 4 days, her marital status as married, her parents as Andrew J. Conley (b. Kentucky) and Lou C. Patrick (b. Magoffin County), the informant as J. T. Blevins of Dingus, Kentucky, and the burial place as Perlina Williams Cemetery. Although Delphia died in 1918, there is a 66 year old Delpha Blevins listed as the wife of John Blevins in the 1920 census.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Philadelph Blevins [sic] died November 28, 1918 in Morgan County at the age of 61.

According to his death certificate, John T. Blevins died September 21, 1943 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, from uremia, chronic cardio vascular renal disease, and senility. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Morgan County, his birth date as April 9, 1856, his marital status as widowed, his wife as Delphia Blevins, his parents as Saul Blevins (b. Johnson County) and Margerett Williams (b. Morgan County), the informant as Andy Blevins of West Liberty, and the burial place as Bradley Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, John T. Blevins died September 21, 1943 in Morgan County at the age of 87. He was living in Morgan County at the time of his death.

On page 100 of the 1860 census for District 1 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated July 26, 1860), Harvey M. Lacy is listed as the head of the household for house #622, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Susanah (born in Kentucky, age 26), Lucinda (born in Kentucky, age 7), Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 5), John H. (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Nancy E. (born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 103 of the 1860 census for District 1 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated July 28, 1860), Soloman Blevins is listed as the head of the household for house #640, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Margarett (born in Kentucky, age 25), John T. (born in Kentucky, age 4), James (born in Kentucky, age 2), Andrew (born in Kentucky, age 6 months), and Martha J. Brown (born in Kentucky, age 6). Martha Jane Brown is Margaret's daughter from her previous marriage.

On page 11 of the 1870 census for Precinct 8 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 4, 1870), Harvey Lacy is listed as the head of the household for house #74, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Susannah (born in Kentucky, age 40), Lucinda (born in Kentucky, age 19), Mary E. (born in Kentucky, age 15), John H. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Nancy E. (born in Kentucky, age 12), George W. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Sarah M. (born in Kentucky, age 7), Maranda (born in Kentucky, age 5), and Louisa F. (born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 7 of the 1870 census for Precinct 7 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 8, 1870), Solomon Blevins is listed as the head of the household for house #45, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Margaret (born in Kentucky, age 38), John J. (born in Kentucky, age 14), James M. (born in Kentucky, age 11), Andrew J. (born in Kentucky, age 9), Benjamin (born in Kentucky, age 8), Alvin C. (born in Kentucky, age 7), and Mary Ann (born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 12 of the 1880 census for District 88 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 23, 1880), John T. Blevins is listed as the head of the household for house #254, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Delphia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 22), Selina (daughter, born in July of 1879 in Kentucky, age 11 months), and Dorah Lacey (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4). They are living next to John's parents.

On page 36 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), John T. Blevins is listed as the head of the household for house #303, he's a farmer, born in April of 1856 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 21 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Delphia (wife, born in March of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 21 years, she's given birth to 11 children and 9 are still living, age 43), Andrew F. (son, born in December of 1880 in Kentucky, age 19), Polla M. (daughter, born in November of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), Bessa A. (daughter, born in April of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Pegie M. (daughter, born in May of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Elliott C. (son, born in December of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), and Dewey H. (son, born in April of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 22 of the 1910 census for District 151 (Elk Fork) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 11, 1910), John T. Blevins is listed as the head of the household for house #196, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 32 years, and he's 54 years old. Also listed are Delphia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 32 years, she's given birth to 14 children and 10 are still living, age 53), Margret (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Claton (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Dewey H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Cloa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7). They are living next to son Andrew.

On page 27 of the 1920 census for District 207 (Elk Fork) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated February 13, 1920), J. T. Blevins is listed as the head of the household for house 295, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 68 years old. Also listed are Delpha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 66), Dewey (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 21), and Cloey (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16). They are living next to an E. B. Lacy (age 42), his wife Dora Lacy (age 40), and their daughter Martha Lacy (age 22).

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 88-17 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Leander A. Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #17, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Celia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 50), and John T. Blevins (father-in-law, widowed, laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 74).

On page 6 of the 1940 census for District 88-11 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1940), Tom Pelfrey is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Polly (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 6th grade education, age 50), Boyd Bradley (step-son, not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 19), and John T. Blevins (father-in-law, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 2nd grade education, age 84).

On page 27 of the 1940 census for District 88-18 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated May 7, 1940), E. T. Nickell is listed as the head of the household for house #230, 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 49 years old. Also listed are Bessie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 51), Clifford (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Hersell (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and J. T. Blevins (father-in-law, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 5th grade education, age 84.

    The child of DELPHIA CONLEY and JOHN LACY is:

    1. DORA LACY, b. August 6, 1875, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. May 27, 1932, Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky.

    The children of DELPHIA CONLEY and JOHN BLEVINS are:

    1. CELIA BLEVINS, b. July 26, 1879, Kentucky, d. March 6, 1960, Scioto County, Ohio, buried in Morgan County, Kentucky, m. LEANDER A. WILLIAMS.
    2. ANDREW FRANKLIN BLEVINS, b. December 31, 1880, Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. January 31, 1953, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, buried in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. SARAH JANE WILLIAMS.
    3. POLLY M. BLEVINS, b. July 27, 1886, Kentucky, d. March 18, 1885, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (1) JAMES MARTIN BRADLEY, m. (2) TOM PELFREY.
    4. BESSIE A. BLEVINS, b. April 8, 1889, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. September 18, 1974, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Matthew, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. ELBERT THOMAS NICKELL.
    5. MARGARET "MAGGIE" BLEVINS, b. May 1893, Kentucky, m. (1) DENNIE HELTON, m. (2) SAMUEL ENDICOTT.
    6. ELLIOTT CLATON BLEVINS, b. December 1895, Kentucky.
    7. DEWEY H. BLEVINS, b. April 18, 1899, Morgan County, Kentucky.
    8. CHLOE ALICE BLEVINS, b. May 27, 1903, Kentucky, d. January 7, 1993, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Flatwoods, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. (1) JOHN WALLACE PELFREY, m. (2) DOCK KEGLEY.







DORA LACY, daughter of PHILADELPHIA "DELPHIA" CONLEY and JOHN HENRY LACY, was born in August 6, 1875 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died May 27, 1932 in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Hill Cemetery in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Henry D. Lacy (female) was born August 6, 1875 in Morgan County. Her father is listed as John H. Lacy, and his mother's maiden name as Conley.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Dora Lacy lived from 1875 to 1932, and was buried in Hill Cemetery in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, the same cemetery as her parents. No photo of her headstone was provided.

According to her death certificate, Dora Lacy died May 27, 1932 in Dingus from dropsy. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Morgan County, her birth date as August 6, 1875, her marital status as single, her parents as John Henry Lacy (b. Morgan County) and Delphi Conley (b. Morgan County), the informant as L.A. Williams of Dingus, and the burial place as Williams Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Dora Lacy died May 27, 1932 in Morgan County at the age of 56.

On page 18 of the 1900 census for District 74 (River) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 13, 1900), Dora Lacy is found living in the home of her grandparents. Harvey Lacy is listed as the head of the household for house #140, he's a farmer, born in September of 1832 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 52 years, and he's 68 years old. Also listed are Susan (wife, born in May of 1826 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 52 years, she's given birth to 13 children and 9 are still living, age 74), Miles (son, single, farm laborer, born in March of 1827 in Kentucky, age 23), Dora Lacy (granddaughter, single, cook, born in April of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), and McCLellan Liter (grandson, born in March of 1885 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15).







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