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JESSIE CONLEY, daughter of JOHN H. CONLEY and LOUISA ELIZABETH "ELIZA" WHITT, was born July 18, 1901 in Kentucky. She married DEWEY WITTEN CONLEY, son of HAMILTON CONLEY and LOUISE PERLINA ADAMS, December 2, 1922. He was born August 3, 1900 in Kentucky, and died April 1, 1972 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 159, 342, & 544 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Dewey Conley's 2nd wife was reportedly a lady by the name of Maude. According to Ohio death record transcripts, there was a Maude G. Conley who was born about 1901, and died May 13, 1961 in Southern Ohio Medical Center Mercy in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 60. She was living in Portsmouth and married at the time of her death.

When Dewey Witten Conley's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer working for Ham Conley in Salyersville, Kentucky, that his closest relative was Ham Conley, and that he was born August 3, 1900. He was found to be short, of medium build, and he had black eyes and black hair.

According to Ohio death records, there was a Jessie Conley who died March 26, 1941 in Portsmouth, Scioto County.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dewey Conley was born August 3, 1900, and died in April of 1972. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 from the Railroad Board, and his last place of residence was in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Dewey W. Conley died April 1, 1972 in Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Scioto County, at the age of 71. He was married at the time of his death.

On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 73-46 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 9, 1930), Dewey Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #171, he's a laborer for a railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Jessie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 29), Norma L. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 4 years 11 months), Betty M. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 2 years ? months), and Anna L. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 1 year 1 month).

On page 11 of the 1940 census for District 73-63 (Portsmouth) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated April 9, 1940), Dewey Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a car repairer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same 1940 census for District 10-32 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentuckythat he was in 1935, he has 1 year of college, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Jessie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 38), Norma L. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 14), Betty L. N. [hard to read] (daughter, born in Ohio, age 12), Anna L. (daughter, born in Ohio, age 11), and Bobbie J. (son, born in Ohio, age 2).

    The children of JESSIE CONLEY and DEWEY CONLEY are:

    1. NORMA LEE CONLEY, b. 1925, Ohio, m. JACK KINKER.
    2. BETTY MARIE CONLEY, b. 1927, Ohio, m. PAUL MEANS.
    3. ANNA LOU CONLEY, b. 1929, Ohio, m. LLOYD CAUDILL.
    4. BOBBY JOE CONLEY, b. 1938, Ohio, m. PATTY HAYSLIP.
    5. DONNA SUE CONLEY, m. JAMES WRAY.
    6. ROBERT CONLEY.







NORA PRATER, daughter of MAHALA CATHERINE "CAT" CONLEY and WILLIAM M. PRATER, was born May 7, 1889, in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died April 30, 1952 in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Adams Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married HENRY L. LEMASTER, son of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LEMASTER and PAULINA HOWARD, October 23, 1909. He was born September 6, 1886, in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died November 18, 1952 in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Adams Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 199 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Henry Lemaster married Nora Prater on October 23, 1909 in Magoffin County at the home of John Prater. The witnesses were Allen Jackson and Z. F. Prater, and the minister was J. J. Prater.

When Henry Lemaster's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Falcon, Kentucky, that he was married and had 2 children, and that he was born August 5, 1886 in Falcon, Kentucky. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had brown eyes, black hair, and a stiff knee and ankle.

According to her death certificate, Nora Prater Lemaster died suddenly on April 30, 1952 in Falcon from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as May 7, 1889, her marital status as married, her parents as William Prater and Catherine Conley, the informant as Mrs. Jessie Conley, and the burial place as Adams Cemetery in Falcon, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Nora Lemaster died April 30, 1952 in Magoffin County at the age of 62. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, Henry Lemaster died November 18, 1952 in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from arteriosclerosis due to an old cerebral accident with bronchial pneumonia as another significant condition. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as September 6, 1886, his marital status as widowed, his parents as Ben Lemaster and Plyna Howard, the informant as Christal Conley, and the burial place as Adams Cemetery in Falcon, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Henry Lemaster died November 18, 1952 in Magoffin County at the age of 66. He was living in Magoffin County at the time of his death.

On page 16 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1910), Henry Lemaster Jr. is listed as the head of the household for house #143, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 months, and he's 23 years old. Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 months, age 21), and Kernie Prater (boarder, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18). They are living next to Nora's uncle John Prater and his wife Emaline.

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 3-5, 1920), Henry L. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #18, he's a merchant in a general store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), Christel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Runa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Mitchel (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 6 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 7, 1930), Henry Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 41), Roonie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Mitchell (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Morris (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Bacher (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 9 of the 1940 census for District 77-5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 9, 1940), Henry Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 3rd grade education, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 50), Morris (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Beecher (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

    The children of NORA PRATER and HENRY LEMASTER are:

    1. CHRYSTAL LEMASTER, b. November 11, 1910, Kentucky, d. March 15, 1978, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JESSE FRANKLIN CONLEY.
    2. RUNA LEMASTER, October 6, 1913, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 22, 1977, Vansant, Buchanan County, Virginia, m. EDWARD STEELE.
    3. MITCHEL LEMASTER, b. December 4, 1917, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. November 29, 1978, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, m. EUNA BORDERS.
    4. PLYNA CATHERINE LEMASTER, b. June 1923, d. 1923.
    5. MORRIS LEMASTER, b. 1924, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. NELL MCLEMORE.
    6. BEECHER LEMASTER, b. May 3, 1928, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. April 11, 1983, m. ELLEN ANDERS.







NANCY A. TATE, daughter of ELIZABETH L. CONNELLY and AARON TATE, was born December 25, 1809 in Russell County, Virginia, died April 27, 1878 in DeKalb County, Alabama, and is buried in the Killian Cemetery in Portersville, Alabama. She married ELIAS KILLIAN, son of DANIEL KILLIAN and MARY BOST, in 1828 in Warren County, Tennessee. He was born November 28, 1811 in North Carolina, died December 30, 1885 in DeKalb County, Alabama, and is buried in the Killian Cemetery in Portersville, Alabama.

    The children of NANCY A. TATE and ELIAS KILLIAN are:

    1. ELIZABETH A. KILLIAN, b. January 1829, Warren County, Tennessee, d. July 18, 1900, DeKalb County, Alabama, m. JOHN GARRETT JACOWAY.
    2. SUSANAH KILLIAN, b. September 23, 1834, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. October 4, 1887, Georgia, m. ELISHA C. MAJORS.
    3. DANIEL SHEPARD KILLIAN, b. September 29, 1835, Warren County, Tennessee, d. July 27, 1889, DeKalb County, Alabama, m. (1) MARY ANN WINSTON, m. (2) MARY HARRIS.
    4. AARON CALVIN "CAP" KILLIAN, b. October 23, 1837, Portersville, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. January 30, 1912, DeKalb County, Alabama, m. (1) LUCRETIA C. SIMS, m. (2) LUCINDA CHARLOTTA FRANKLIN.
    5. HENRY ELIAS KILLIAN, b. September 18, 1839, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. December 25, 1916, DeKalb County, Alabama, m. (1) NANCY M. B. NEWELL, m. (2) MARTHA "MAT" KILLIAN.
    6. WILLIAM THOMAS KILLIAN, b. December 23, 1843, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. November 24, 1927, DeKalb County, Alabama, m. CATHERINE "KATE" CHITWOOD.
    7. GEORGE WASHINGTON KILLIAN, b. May 23, 1847, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. May 17, 1840, DeKalb County, Alabama.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







WILLIAM TATE, son of ELIZABETH L. CONNELLY and AARON TATE, was born about 1810 in Warren County, Tennessee, and died before 1862 in Warren County, Tennessee.

    The children of WILLIAM TATE and (unknown) are:

    1. ELIZABETH LOUISE TATE, b. 1830, Warren County, Tennessee, d. before March 25, 1864, m. THOMAS M. LITTLE, August 1, 1844, DeKalb, County, Alabama.
    2. STEPHEN TATE, b. 1831, Warren County, Tennessee, d. 1863, Tennessee.
      Notes: Stephen Tate died in the Battle of Shiloh in the Civil War in Tennessee.
    3. JOHN TATE, b. 1833, Warren County, Tennessee, d. before May 6, 1863, DeKalb County, Alabama, m. ELIZABETH WEAVER.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







MAYBEN (MAYBURN) DOCK TATE, son of ELIZABETH L. CONNELLY and AARON TATE, was born about 1812 in Warren County, Tennessee, died October 18, 1882, and is buried under the southernmost oak tree in the old section of Glenwood Cemetery in Fort Payne, DeKalb County, Alabama. He married DELANA KILLIAN, daughter of DANIEL KILLIAN and MARY BOST, before 1848 in Warren County, Tennessee. She was born about 1823 in Warren County, Tennessee, died in 1884 in DeKalb County, Alabama, and is buried under the same oak tree as her husband.

    The children of MAYBEN TATE and DELANA KILLIAN are:

    1. SUSANNAH TATE, b. 1848, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. before January 15, 1883, DeKalb, Alabama, m. ISAAC MCPHERSON.
    2. ABRAHAM ANTHONY BUEL TATE, b. October 1850, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. March 8, 1900, DeKalb, Alabama, m. LOUISA HICKSON.
    3. EVELINA JANE TATE, b. May 10, 1852, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. Arkansas.
    4. WILLIAM MAYBURN TATE, b. April 1855, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. November 6, 1855, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    5. ELIZABETH "BETT" TATE, b. January 1, 1856, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. June 8, 1937, DeKalb County, Alabama, buried in Walker's Chapel Cemetery, DeKalb County, Alabama, m. THOMAS J. HORN. He was b. January 23, 1856, d. November 4, 1933, DeKalb County, Alabama, buried in Walker's Chapel Cemetery, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    6. MARY F. TATE, b. 1863/64, DeKalb County, Alabama, m. ALEXANDER COLLETT.
    7. ALMEDA TATE, b. 1863/64, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. Arkansas, m. JOSEPH I. MCNUTT.
    8. SARAH "SALLY" TATE, b. May 10, 1865, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. March 1, 1938, Keller, Texas, buried in White Chapel Cemetery, Keller, Texas, m. WILLIAM NATHAN BLACKWOOD, 1885. He was b. September 1851, Mississippi, d. August 31, 1924, Keller, Texas, buried in White Chapel Cemetery, Keller, Texas.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







AARON TATE JR., son of ELIZABETH L. CONNELLY and AARON TATE, was born July 1, 1814 in Warren County, Tennessee, died February 21, 1893 in DeKalb County, Alabama, and is buried in the Gravel Hill Cemetery in Collbran, Alabama. He married SELETHA WARD, March 23, 1839 in DeKalb County, Alabama. She was born December 15, 1822 in Tennessee, died April 15, 1908 in DeKalb County, Alabama, and is buried in the Gravel Hill Cemetery in Collbran, Alabama.

    The child of AARON TATE and (unknown) is:

    1. ELIZABETH J. TATE, b. 1834.
      Notes: Elizabeth was too old to have been Seletha's child, and may not have been the daughter of Aaron, either. J. S. (Strigel) Tate wrote that he found Aaron, his wife, and one child (Elizabeth) on the 1840 Marion County, Tennessee census. He then lists her as 10 in 1850, 26 in 1860 and 36 in 1870 census returns. The 10 in 1850 should probably have been 16 and was recorded or reported inaccurately.

    The children of AARON TATE and SELETHA WARD are:

    1. HARRIETTE E. TATE, b. 1844, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    2. DOCTOR MAYBURN L. TATE, b. October 8, 1846, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. August 5, 1923, Cagle Sequatchie County, Tennessee, m. ADELAIDE DEERING.
    3. WILLIAM DUDLEY TATE, b. 1847, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. after 1904.
    4. SUSAN TATE, b. April 1850, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    5. NANCY TATE, b. 1861, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    6. MARGARET TATE, b. 1863, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    7. JOHN TATE, b. 1865, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    8. MANDY ELLEN TATE, b. 1865, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. DeKalb County, Alabama, m. ANDREW CASEY.
    9. RITTA ELIZABETH TATE, b. 1869, DeKalb County, Alabama.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







MARY TATE, daughter of ELIZABETH L. CONNELLY and AARON TATE, was born about 1816 in Warren County, Tennessee. She married JAMES S. BRYANT. He was born about 1821 in Tennessee.

    The children of MARY TATE and JAMES BRYANT are:

    1. MARY J. BRYANT, b. 1848, Lauderdale County, Tennessee.
    2. WILLIAM B. BRYANT, b. 1849, Lauderdale County, Tennessee.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







SUSANNAH TATE, daughter of ELIZABETH L. CONNELLY and AARON TATE, was born December 22, 1817 in Warren County, Tennessee, and died June 8, 1899 in Newburg, Comanche County, Texas. She married JAMES CUNNINGHAM, son of JONATHAN CUNNINGHAM and KEZIAH (unknown last name), February 14, 1835 in DeKalb County, Alabama. He was born April 6, 1816 in Warren County, Tennessee, and died July 8, 1894 in Newburg, Comanche County, Texas.

    The children of SUSANNAH TATE and JAMES CUNNINGHAM are:

    1. AARON CUNNINGHAM, b. April 8, 1836, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    2. ELIZABETH CUNNINGHAM, b. February 17, 1839, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    3. DAVID HOUSTON CUNNINGHAM, b. January 24, 1842, Titus County, Texas.
    4. RICHARD TANKERSLY CUNNINGHAM, b. January 26, 1844, Titus County, Texas.
    5. JOHN VALENTINE CUNNINGHAM, b. February 14, 1846, Titus County, Texas.
    6. WILLIAM HENRY CUNNINGHAM, b. August 17, 1848, Titus County, Texas.
    7. JAMES WASHINGTON CUNNINGHAM, b. February 14, 1850, Titus County, Texas.
    8. JOSEPH JACKSON CUNNINGHAM, b. February 11, 1852, Titus County, Texas.
    9. THOMAS ANDERSON CUNNINGHAM, b. August 30, 1855, Titus County, Texas.
    10. GEORGE WASHINGTON CUNNINGHAM, b. December 21, 1857, Titus County, Texas.
    11. MARY JANE CUNNINGHAM, b. April 16, 1860, Titus County, Texas.
    12. UNITY ANN CUNNINGHAM, b. December 21, 1862, Titus County, Texas.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







ROBERT HOOD TATE, son of ELIZABETH L. CONNELLY and AARON TATE, was born November 30, 1819 in Warren County, Tennessee, died January 24, 1902 in Newberg, Comanche County, Texas, and is buried in Board Church Cemetery in Comanche County, Texas. He married (1) ELIZABETH EDMONDSON, February 11, 1844 in DeKalb County, Alabama. She was born about 1823 in Warren County, Tennessee, died in 1858 in DeKalb County, Alabama, and is buried in DeKalb County, Alabama. He married (2) JULIA ANN ASHBERRY SHANKLE, daughter of WILLIAM ASHBERRY and MARY FRANKLIN, October 23, 1858 in DeKalb County, Alabama. She was born December 30, 1838 in Alabama, died February 7, 1894 in Comanche County, Texas, and is buried in Board Church Cemetery in Comanche County, Texas.

Notes: In addition to the 19 children named, there were 4 stillborn children for a total of 23 known children between Robert and his 2 wives.

On page 5 of the 1880 census for District 33 in Comanche County, Texas (dated June 2 & 3, 1880), Robert Tate is listed as the head of the household for house #35, he's a farmer, born in Tennessee, parents born in Virginia, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Julia (wife, born in Alabama, parents born in Alabama age 40), Joseph (son, single, farmer, born in Alabama, age 23), Henry (son, born in Alabama, age 18), Evaline (daughter, born in Alabama, age 16), George (son, born in Alabama, age 14), John (son, born in Alabama, age 13), Mattie (daughter, born in Alabama, age 12), Fannie (daughter, born in Alabama, age 11), General (son, born in Alabama, age 8), Cornelia (daughter, born in Texas, age 3), and Robert (son, born in Texas, age 1).

    The children of ROBERT TATE and ELIZABETH EDMONDSON are:

    1. SARAH E. TATE, b. May 8, 1844, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    2. MARTHA JANE TATE, b. May 11, 1846, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    3. NANCY ANN TATE, b. August 28, 1848, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    4. ELIZA A. TATE, b. April 6, 1850, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    5. MARY TATE, b. May 15, 1851, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    6. AMANDA TATE, b. July 14, 1852, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    7. ELLEN Z. TATE, b. February 24, 1854, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    8. JOSEPH TATE, b. December 18, 1856, DeKalb County, Alabama.

    The children of ROBERT TATE and JULIA SHANKLE are:

    1. AARON SYLVESTER TATE, b. June 28, 1857, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    2. JAMES HENRY TATE, b. December 25, 1860, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    3. EVALINE TATE, b. July 9, 1862, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    4. GEORGE WASHINGTON TATE, b. February 14, 1864, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    5. JOHN FRANKLIN TATE, b. September 21, 1865, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    6. MARTHA ANN TATE, b. November 15, 1867, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    7. NANCY FANNIE BLAKE TATE, b. November 25, 1869, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    8. GENERAL COLUMBUS "LUM" TATE, b. March 15, 1871, Comanche County, Texas, d. March 14, 1907, Comanche County, Texas, m. JESSIE SELINA CREAMER.
    9. LAURA TATE, b. August 17, 1873, Comanche County, Texas, d. before 1880.
    10. J. CORNELIA TATE, b. June 1, 1876, Comanche County, Texas.
    11. ROBERT HOOD TATE JR., b. November 30, 1878, Comanche County, Texas.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







SARAH A. TATE, daughter of ELIZABETH L. CONNELLY and AARON TATE, was born about 1821 in Warren County, Tennessee, and died January 28, 1852 in Pulaski County, Arkansas. She married JAHAZIEL H. TATE, son of JAMES TATE and RUTH DAVIDSON, October 18, 1839 in DeKalb County, Alabama. He was born March 4, 1814 in Warren County, Tennessee, died August 4, 1888 in Poetry, Kaufman County, Texas, and is buried in Dry Creek Cemetery in Poetry, Kaufman County, Texas.

    The children of SARAH TATE and JAHAZIEL TATE are:

    1. JAMES ELGAN TATE, b. April 8, 1841, Pulaski County, Arkansas, d. June 1841, Pulaski County, Arkansas.
    2. MARTIN VANBUREN TATE, b. February 8, 1843, Pulaski County, Arkansas, m. DORENDA ELLEN MORRIS, February 15, 1866.
    3. MARY JANE TATE, b. September 27, 1845, Pulaski County, Arkansas, d. May 23, 1855, Pulaski County, Arkansas.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







HENRY L. TATE, son of ELIZABETH L. CONNELLY and AARON TATE, was born about 1822 in Warren County, Tennessee. He married MILLY CATHERINE EDMONDSON in 1845. She was born about 1829 in Alabama.

    The children of HENRY TATE and MILLY EDMONDSON are:

    1. LOUISA J. TATE, b. 1846, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    2. JOHN C. TATE, b. 1850, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    3. AARON TATE, b. 1851, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    4. MILLIE CATHERINE TATE, b. before 1870.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







ELIZABETH F. TATE, daughter of ELIZABETH L. CONNELLY and AARON TATE, was born about 1825 in Warren County, Tennessee, and died in Comanche County, Texas. She married (1) JOHN LAKEWAY. She married (2) WILLIAM M. LITTLE. He was born about 1822 in Texas, and died in Comanche County, Texas.

    The children of ELIZABETH TATE and WILLIAM LITTLE are:

    1. AARON LITTLE, b. 1857, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    2. HENRY LITTLE, b. 1858, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    3. AMANDA LITTLE, b. 1860, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    4. ROBERT LITTLE, b. 1864, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    5. JULIA LITTLE, b. 1866.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







ELIZABETH A. KILLIAN, daughter of NANCY A. TATE and ELIAS KILLIAN, was born in January of 1829 in Warren County, Tennessee, died July 18, 1900 in DeKalb County, Alabama, and is buried in the Baptist Church Cemetery in Dade County, Georgia. She married JOHN GARRETT JACOWAY, January 26, 1857 in DeKalb County, Alabama. He was born July 28, 1818, died October 5, 1872 in Trenton, Dade County, Georgia, and is buried in the Baptist Church Cemetery in Dade County, Georgia.

    The children of ELIZABETH KILLIAN and JOHN JACOWAY are:

    1. NANCY JACOWAY, m. M. BARBER.
    2. THEDOCIA CLEMMIE JACOWAY, m. WILL S. TAYLOR.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







SUSANAH KILLIAN, daughter of NANCY A. TATE and ELIAS KILLIAN, was born September 23, 1834 in DeKalb County, Alabama, died October 4, 1887 in Georgia, and was buried October 8, 1887 in Lebanon Cemetery, DeKalb County, Alabama. She married ELISHA C. MAJORS, February 9, 1853 in DeKalb County, Alabama. He was born July 22, 1829, died October 9, 1897 in DeKalb County, Alabama, and was buried October 12, 1897 in Lebanon Cemetery, DeKalb County, Alabama.

    The children of SUSANAH KILLIAN and ELISHA MAJORS are:

    1. VALERIA MAJORS, b. December 10, 1854, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    2. VINCY EVA MAJORS, b. January 14, 1859, Dade County, Georgia.
    3. THOMAS ALEXANDER MAJORS, b. October 11, 1863, Dade County, Georgia, d. April 10, 1936, Claxton, Georgia.
    4. ROBERT ELISHA LEE MAJORS, b. January 12, 1866, Cartersville, Georgia, d. January 28, 1941.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







DANIEL SHEPARD KILLIAN, son of NANCY A. TATE and ELIAS KILLIAN, was born September 29, 1835 in Warren County, Tennessee, died July 27, 1889 in DeKalb County, Alabama, and is buried in Gravel Hill Cemetery in Collbran, DeKalb County, Alabama. He married (1) MARY ANN WINSTON, May 31, 1859 in DeKalb County, Alabama. She was born November 21, 1840 in Alabama, died October 6, 1879 in DeKalb County, Alabama, and is buried in Gravel Hill Cemetery in Collbran, DeKalb County, Alabama. He married (2) MARY HARRIS, January 20, 1881. She was born about 1840.

    The children of DANIEL KILLIAN and MARY WINSTON are:

    1. GADDIE E. KILLIAN, b. June 26, 1862, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. September 15, 1881, DeKalb County, Alabama, buried Gravel Hill Cemetery, Collbran, Alabama.
    2. WILLIAM EDWARD KILLIAN, b. September 17, 1864, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. May 10, 1943, DeKalb County, Alabama, buried Gravel Hill Cemetery, Collbran, DeKalb County, Alabama, m. MARTHA ALICE BRUCE, December 10, 1885, DeKalb County, Alabama. She was b. January 11, 1866, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. February 24, 1946, DeKalb County, Alabama, buried Gravel Hill Cemetery, Collbran, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    3. ELIZABETH "ADDIE" KILLIAN, b. July 3, 1866, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. September 1, 1921, m. RIAL BURT.
    4. SHEPARD C. KILLIAN, b. January 21, 1869, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. September 10, 1869, DeKalb County, Alabama, buried Gravel Hill Cemetery, Collbran, DeKalb County, Alabama.
      Notes: Shepard Killian died of whooping cough.
    5. HUGH HENRY KILLIAN, b. July 22, 1870, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. December 21, 1905, DeKalb County, Alabama, buried Glenwood Cemetery, Fort Payne, Alabama, m. ROXINE TRAYLOR. She was b. 1885, d. 1950.
    6. DEMOVILLE STOKLEY KILLIAN, b. November 7, 1872, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. September 12, 1917, Fort Payne, DeKalb County, Alabama, buried Gravel Hill Cemetery, Collbran, DeKalb County, Alabama, m. MARY ELLEN WALTON.
    7. SAMUEL FULGAN KILLIAN, b. 1874, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. 1940, DeKalb County, Alabama, m. BEULAH Z. SLOANE.
    8. MARTIN ALMET KILLIAN, b. 1876, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. 1892, DeKalb County, Alabama, buried Gravel Hill Cemetery, Collbran, DeKalb County, Alabama.
    9. BAILY BRUCE KILLIAN, b. May 20, 1878, Collbran, DeKalb County, Alabama, d. March 25, 1969, m. IDA LUCINDA MCCLUNG, November 10, 1898. She was b. 1880.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate, Ellen Killian McCalman, and other sources)







JAMES MCMILLAN, son of ELIZABETH CONLEY and ROBERT PEYTON MCMILLAN, was born July 4, 1876 in Morgan County, Kentucky, and died September 2, 1949 in Marceline, Chariton County, Missouri. He married MYRTLE LEORA TAYLOR, daughter of ABRAHAM LINCOLN TAYLOR and MARY MATILDA MATHEWS, January 2, 1901. She was born December 21, 1884 in Browning, Linn County, Missouri, and died March 5, 1964.

Notes: According to their granddaughter, Louise McMillan Aldrich, James came to Missouri as a small baby, settled in Browning, Missouri for a while, and then moved to Marceline, Missouri. He was a coal miner and a farmer. James and Leora bought a farm southeast of Marceline in the early 1920's, where he died in 1949 from the effects of the coal mine. His birthday was on the 4th of July and they always had a gathering and James always tried to have plenty of hand-picked blackberries on hand for fresh blackberry pies.

    The children of JAMES MCMILLAN and LEORA TAYLOR are:

    1. VELMA MAY MCMILLAN, b. May 2, 1902, d. February 8, 1926, m. JAMES SPENCER SPORTSMAN. He was b. November 21, 1902, Marceline, Chariton County, Missouri, d. March 21, 1960, Brookfield, Linn County, Missouri.
    2. JAMES LAVERN MCMILLAN, b. February 19, 1904, Mystic, Iowa, m. MATTIE LUCILLE THOMPSON.
    3. RUBY CLARIBEL MCMILLAN, b. September 15, 1906, Marceline, Chariton County, Missouri, d. April 8, 1994, Kansas City, Missouri, m. CLYDE WILBUR KINTNER, September 15, 1926. He was b. January 9, 1903, Marceline, Chariton County, Missouri, d. March 27, 1945.
    4. MARY ELIZABETH MCMILLAN, b. January 6, 1909, Marceline, Chariton County, Missouri, d. November 22, 1962, Wyandotte County, Kansas, buried, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Marceline, Chariton County, Missouri, m. VERNER LEE TWITCHEL.
    5. CHARLES MCMILLAN, b. January 31, 1911, Marceline, Chariton County, Missouri, d. September 22, 1985, Columbia, Missouri, buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, Marceline, Chariton County, Missouri.
    6. GLENN MCMILLAN, b. July 17, 1913, d. 1985, California.
    7. ALEX MCMILLAN, b. October 24, 1916, Marceline, Chariton County, Missouri, d. December 4, 1980, Marceline, Chariton County, Missouri, buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, m. VIOLA MAE OLDHAM, November 4, 1939. She was b. March 9, 1922, Chariton County, Missouri.
    8. EUGENE FAY MCMILLAN, b. July 8, 1923, d. January 24, 1984, buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, Marceline, Chariton County, Missouri, m. VIRGINIA RUTH SMITH. She was b. 1928, d. 1976.

    (This information comes from Louise McMillan Aldrich and other sources)







JAMES LAVERN MCMILLAN, son of JAMES MCMILLAN and MYRTLE LEORA TAYLOR, was born February 19, 1904, Mystic, Iowa. He married MATTIE LUCILLE THOMPSON, December 24, 1928 in Linn County, Missouri. She was born October 13, 1909 in Marceline, Chariton County, Missouri, and died September 3, 1990.

    The children of JAMES MCMILLAN and MATTIE THOMPSON are:

    1. VIRGINIA LEE MCMILLAN, b. November 7, 1929, d. November 7, 1929.
    2. WAYNE MCMILLAN.
    3. MARTHA LOUISE MCMILLAN, m. KENNETH EUGENE ALDRICH.

    (This information comes from Louise McMillan Aldrich)







MARTHA LOUISE MCMILLAN, daughter of JAMES LAVERN MCMILLAN and MATTIE LUCILLE THOMPSON, married KENNETH EUGENE ALDRICH.

    The children of LOUISE MCMILLAN and KENNETH ALDRICH are:

    1. REGINA KAYE ALDRICH.
    2. TROY K. ALDRICH.
    3. NANCY KAY ALDRICH.

    (This information comes from Louise McMillan Aldrich)







FRANCES CONLEY, daughter of THOMAS CONLEY and SUSAN JOYNES, was born about 1800 in Wilkes County, North Carolina, died before 1870, and is buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married BENJAMIN H. SALYER on February 15, 1821. He was born about 1798 in Castlewoods, Russell County, Virginia, died about 1871 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 287 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Information on this family can also be found on page 126 of the book "The Founding of Harman's Station" by William Elsey Connelley. In that book it says:

     "Frances, born in North Carolina, probably Wilkes County, in 1880. She married Benjamin Salyer, who owned a large farm on Big Mudlick Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, where the road leaves that stream to go to Flat Gap. There he and his wife died, and they are buried on the farm. He died of cancer of the lower lip. I have seen him often. His son, Hendrix, lived on the home farm; he married Margaret Williams. One of the daughters married Joseph Stapleton, and another, Christiana, married John Williams, Esq., and their son, Powell Williams is a prominent citizen of Johnson County."

Frances Conley Salyer reportedly died April 19, 1869 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

On page 16 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 13, 1850), Benjamin Saliers is listed as the head of the household for house #110, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Francis (born in North Carolina, age 49), Margarett (not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Rebecca (born in Kentucky, age 20), Eliza (born in Kentucky, age 18), Neoma (born in Kentucky, age 12), Samantha (born in Kentucky, age 7), Benjamin H. (born in Kentucky, age 4), and John H. Saliers (farmer, born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 102 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 14, 1860), Benjamin Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #649, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 61 years old. Also listed are Frances (born in North Carolina, age 60), Rebecca (not working, born in Kentucky, age 30), Samantha (born in Kentucky, age 18), Benjamin (born in Kentucky, age 15), and Joseph Stapleton (born in Kentucky, age 19). Joseph Stapleton marries Samantha Salyer.

On page 25 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 8, 1870), Benjamin Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #172, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 71 years old. Also listed are Rebecca (born in Kentucky, age 40), Alexander (born in Kentucky, age 5), and Manford (born in Kentucky, age 3).

    The children of FRANCES CONLEY and BENJAMIN SALYER are:

    1. HENDERSON SALYER, b. September 30, 1822, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. after 1880, m. (1) ELIZABETH "BETSY" WILLIAMS, m. (2) NANCY FUGATE.
    2. CHRISTENE SALYER, b. April 5, 1824, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. August 7, 1877, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOHN M. WILLIAMS.
    3. ELIZABETH D. SALYER, b. April 13, 1826, Flat Gap, Kentucky, d. January 4, 1892, m. JOHN K. HOLBROOK.
    4. MARGARET SALYER, b. March 13, 1828, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. after 1900, m. LEWIS WILLIAMS.
    5. REBECCA SALYER, b. March 14, 1830, Flat Gap, Kentucky, d. October 11, 1878, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky death records, Rebecca Salyer, daughter of Benjamin Salyer (b. Virginia) and Frances Salyer (b. North Carolina), died October 11, 1878 in Johnson County from fever. She was born in Johnson County [Johnson County wasn't created until 1843], single, and 49 years old.
    6. ELIZA SALYER, b. May 29, 1832, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. August 30, 1915, Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Sip, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. EDWARD "NED" STAPLETON.
    7. NAOMA SALYER, b. July 3, 1837, Floyd County, Kentucky, d. March 27, 1919, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ALEXANDER JEFFERSON PELPHREY.
    8. SAMANTHA SALYER, b. February 12, 1843, Kentucky, d. after 1930, m. JOSEPH STAPLETON.
    9. BENJAMIN HENDRICKS SALYER, b. July 23, 1845, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 27, 1930, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MALISSA MARGARET WILLIAMS.







SARAH MINERVA ADKINS, daughter of MARGARET CONNELLY and RICHARD CASWELL ADKINS, was born about 1843 and died in California. She married JAMES SCOTT about 1861 in Wisconsin.

Notes: It has also been reported that James Scott was the son of John and Michala Scott and was born in Indiana.

    The children of SARAH ADKINS and JAMES SCOTT are:

    1. JOHN R. SCOTT, b. 1862, Wisconsin.
    2. JANE M. SCOTT, b. 1863, Wisconsin.
    3. JAMES SCOTT II, b. 1869, Wisconsin.
    4. PIERCE SCOTT, b. 1870, Wisconsin.
    5. SAMUEL SCOTT, b. 1871, Wisconsin.
    6. BIRD SCOTT, b. 1873, Wisconsin.
    7. DOLLY SCOTT, b. 1876, Wisconsin.
    8. JAMES EVERETT SCOTT, b. June 28, 1878, Wisconsin, d. January 25, 1945, Los Angeles County, California.

    (This information comes from Michael Leonard, Diana Withrow, and other sources)







GENERAL COLUMBUS "LUM" TATE, son of ROBERT HOOD TATE and JULIA ANN ASHBERRY SHANKLE, was born March 15, 1871 in Newburg, Comanche County, Texas, and died March 14, 1907 in Comanche County, Texas. He married JESSIE SELINA CREAMER, daughter of JOSIAH CREAMER and SARAH BRISCOE, October 13, 1892 in Comanche County, Texas. She was born September 11, 1874 in Comanche County, Texas, and died March 3, 1961 in Comanche County, Texas.

Notes: On page 9 of the 1880 census for District 33 in Comanche County, Texas (dated June 4, 1880), Josiah Creamer is listed as the head of the household for house #59, he's a farmer, born in South Carolina, parents born in South Carolina, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Jessie (daughter, born in Texas, father born in South Carolina, mother born in Georgia, age 5), Hardy Creamer (farmer, born in Georgia, father born in South Carolina, mother born in Georgia, age 23), and Mattie Creamer (Hardy's wife, born in Alabama, parents born in Alabama, age 18).

On page 17 of the 1900 census for District 29 in Comanche County, Texas (dated June 14, 1900), Lum G. Tate is listed as the head of the household for house #139, he's a farmer, born in March of 1871 in Texas, parents born in Alabama, married for 7 years, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Jesse S. (wife, born in September of 1874 in Texas, parents born in Alabama, married for 7 years, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 25), Mittie J. (daughter, born in September of 1893 in Texas, age 6), Willie M. (daughter, born in December of 1895 in Texas, age 4), and Mamie J. (daughter, born in July of 1898 in Texas, age 1). They are living next to Jessie's parents.

On page 22 of the 1910 census for District 5 in Comanche County, Texas (dated May 2, 1910), Jessie Tate is listed as the head of the household for house #211, she's a farmer, widowed, father born in Texas, mother born in North Carolina, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, and she's 34 years old. Also listed are Mittie (daughter, born in Texas, age 16), May (daughter, born in Texas, age 14), Jewel (daughter, born in Texas, age 12), Lee (son, born in Texas, age 6), Roy (son, born in Texas, age 3), and Charley Prescott (hired hand, single, born in Texas, parents born in the United States, age 22).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 17 (Texola) in Beckham County, Oklahoma (dated January 14 & 15, 1920), Charles C. Prescott is listed as the head of the household for house #48, he's a farmer, born in Texas, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Texas, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Middie J. (wife, born in Texas, parents born in Texas, age 26), Irene L. (daughter, born in Texas, age 6 years 10 months), Curtis G. (son, born in Oklahoma, age 2), Jessie C. Tate (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Texas, father born in Alabama, mother born in Mississippi, age 45), Lee R. Tate (brother-in-law, born in Texas, parents born in Texas, age 16), and Roy H. Tate (brother-in-law, born in Texas, parents born in Texas, age 13).

On page 30 of the 1930 census for District 57-135 (Gates City) in Dallas County, Texas (dated April 12 & 13, 1930), Claude H. Winn is listed as the head of the household for house #447, he's a gauger in an oil refinery, born in Texas, father born in Texas, mother born in Arkansas, first married at age 21, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Mamie J. (wife, born in Texas, parents born in Texas, first married at 20, age 31), and Jessie S. Tate (mother-in-law, widowed, born in Texas, father born in Alabama, mother born in Tennessee, age 56). There are several other people living in this house listed as boarders.

    The children of LUM TATE and JESSIE CREAMER are:

    1. MARTHA J. "MITTIE" TATE, b. September 20, 1893, Comanche County, Texas, d. October 8, 1967, m. CHARLES CURTIS PRESCOTT.
    2. WILLIE MAY TATE, December 11, 1895, Comanche County, Texas, m. ROBERT JENKINS.
    3. MAMIE JEWELL TATE, b. July 13, 1898, Comanche County, Texas, d. October 8, 1967, Texas, m. CLAUDE HALE WINN.
    4. ROBERT LEE TATE, b. August 21, 1903, Comanche County, Texas, d. November 20, 1988, Garland, Dallas County, Texas, m. GRACE SARAH MAGNESS.
    5. ROY HERMAN TATE, b. November 14, 1906, Comanche County, Texas, d. December 29, 1982, m. NANNIE B. BARNETT.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate, John Turner, and other sources)







ROBERT LEE TATE, son of GENERAL COLUMBUS "LUM" TATE and JESSIE SELINA CREAMER, was born August 21, 1903 in Comanche County, Texas, and died November 20, 1988 in Garland, Dallas County, Texas. He married GRACE SARAH MAGNESS, daughter of WILLIAM PERRY MAGNESS and TENNIE ARNOLD, May 30, 1924 in Comanche County, Texas. She was born November 4, 1903 in Madisonville, Madison County, Texas, and died January 19, 2002 in Garland, Dallas County, Texas.

Notes: On page 31 of the 1910 census for District 46 in Eastland County, Texas (dated May 12, 1910), W. P. Magnus is listed as the head of the household for house #180, he's a farmer, born in Louisiana, parents born in Louisiana, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Tennie (wife, born in Texas, father born in the United States, mother born in Georgia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 30), Gertrude (daughter, born in Texas, age 8), Grase (daughter, born in Texas, age 6), Ethel (daughter, born in Texas, age 4), and Allen (son, born in Texas, age 7 months).

On pages 18 & 19 of the 1920 census for District 73 (Gustine) in Comanche County, Texas (dated June 19, 1920), Perry Magness is listed as the head of the household for house #185, he's a farmer, born in Louisiana, parents born in the United States, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Tennie (wife, born in Texas, father born in the United States, mother born in Mississippi, age 39), Gertrude (daughter, born in Texas, age 17), Grace (daughter, born in Texas, age 16), Ethel (daughter, born in Texas, age 14), Roger (son, born in Texas, age 10), Willie M. (daughter, born in Texas, age 6), Gayland (son, born in Texas, age 2 years 10 months), and Dorris F. (daughter, born in Texas, age 3 months).

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 47-6 in Comanche County, Texas (dated April 14, 1930), R. Lee Tate is listed as the head of the household for house #51, he's a farmer, born in Texas, parents born in Texas, first married at age 20, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Grace (wife, born in Texas, parents born in Texas, first married at 20, age 26), and Robert D. (son, born in Texas, age 4 years 8 months). They are living close to Robert's uncle, James Tate.

    The child of ROBERT TATE and GRACE MAGNESS is:

    1. ROBERT DELAINE TATE, b. July 29, 1925, Texas, died May 25, 1993, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, buried in Restland Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, m. BETTY SUE SEILHAN.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







ROBERT DELAINE TATE, son of ROBERT LEE TATE and GRACE SARAH MAGNESS, was born July 29, 1925 in Texas, died May 25, 1993 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, and is buried in Restland Cemetery in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. He married BETTY SUE SEILHAN, daughter of GUSTAVE SEILHAN and OLYMPIA GREEN. She was born March 29, 1924, and died November 4, 2006 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.

Notes: On page 33 of the 1930 census for District 123-77 in Jefferson County, Texas (dated April 26, 1930), Gustave Seilhan is listed as the head of the household for house #202, he's working in the oil fields, born in Louisiana, parents born in Louisiana, first married at age 22, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Olymphie [hard to read] (wife, born in Louisiana, parents born in Louisiana, first married at 23, age 38), Millard J. (son, born in Louisiana, age 14), Curby J. (son, born in Louisiana, age 12), John E. (son, born in Louisiana, age 8), Betty S. (daughter, born in Louisiana, age 6), and Irene (daughter, born in Louisiana, age 4 years 3 months).

    The child of ROBERT TATE and BETTY SEILHAN is:

    1. JAMES MICHAEL TATE, b. March 2, 1947, Longview, Texas, d. 1983, m. JANE ANN TUEL.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







JAMES MICHAEL TATE, son of ROBERT DELAINE TATE and BETTY SUE SEILHAN, married JANE ANN TUEL, daughter of O'NEAL TUEL and MILDRED (unknown last name).

    The child of JAMES TATE and JANE TUEL is:

    1. ROBERT WILLIAM TATE.

    (This information comes from Roland Tate and other sources)







GEORGENE CAUDILL, daughter of WONNIE CONLEY and EDGAR CAUDILL, was born about 1938 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married BILLY RAY CAUDILL (divorced).

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 44 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Georgine Caudill was born in Johnson County to Wannie Conley.

    The children of GEORGENE CAUDILL and BILLY CAUDILL are:

    1. CATHY JEAN CAUDILL, m. LAWRENCE GORDON HEUSER.
    2. MICHAEL RAY CAUDILL, m. LINDA CASTLE.
    3. ANITA SUE CAUDILL, m. (1) JEFFREY LOWELL PERKOWSKI, m. (2) EDGAR RAY GRIFFITH.
    4. WILLIAM BASCOM CAUDILL, m. KAREN LEMASTER.
    5. NANCY LYNN CAUDILL.
    6. CHARLES ANTHONY CAUDILL.
    7. MELISSA ANN CAUDILL.







CATHY JEAN CAUDILL, daughter of GEORGENE CAUDILL and BILLY RAY CAUDILL, married LAWRENCE GORDON HEUSER.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 44 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of CATHY CAUDILL and LAWRENCE HEUSER is:

    1. PENOLOPE JEAN HEUSER.







ANITA SUE CAUDILL, daughter of GEORGENE CAUDILL and BILLY RAY CAUDILL, married (1) JEFFREY LOWELL PERKOWSKI. She married (2) EDGAR RAY GRIFFITH.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 44 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The children of ANITA CAUDILL and JEFFREY PERKOWSKI are:

    1. JAMES MICHAEL PERKOWSKI.
    2. CHRISTY MICHELLE PERKOWSKI.

    The child of ANITA CAUDILL and EDGAR GRIFFITH is:

    1. KELLY MARLE GRIFFITH.







WILLIAM BASCOM CAUDILL, son of GEORGENE CAUDILL and BILLY RAY CAUDILL, married KAREN ANN LEMASTER, daughter of ARMATHA CONLEY and BOYD LEMASTER.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on pages 39 & 44 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

    The child of WILLIAM CAUDILL and KAREN LEMASTER is:

    1. AMY DENISE CAUDILL.







DARWIN EDGAR CAUDILL, son of WONNIE CONLEY and EDGAR CAUDILL, was born in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married VANDELLA AUXIER.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 44 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Darwin E. Caudill was born in Johnson County to Wannie Conley.

    The children of DARWIN CAUDILL and VANDELLA AUXIER are:

    1. LISA JO CAUDILL, m. PHILLIP WIREMAN.
    2. PAUL DARWIN CAUDILL.







GERALDINE "NANCY" CAUDILL, daughter of WONNIE CONLEY and EDGAR CAUDILL, was born in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married BRYAN DELANO BROWN.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 44 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Geraldine Caudill was born in Johnson County to Wonnie Conley.

    The children of NANCY CAUDILL and BRYAN BROWN are:

    1. PAMELA SUE BROWN.
    2. KIMBERLY ANN BROWN.







HENDERSON SALYER, son of FRANCES CONLEY and BENJAMIN H. SALYER, was born September 30, 1822 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died after 1880. He married (1) ELIZABETH "BETSY" WILLIAMS. She was born about 1815 in Kentucky, and died after 1880. He married (2) NANCY FUGATE. She was born about 1825 in Kentucky. Betsy Williams married (2) CHARLES STAPLETON. He was born about 1810 in Virginia, and died after 1870.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 288 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. According to that book, Henderson Salyer was born September 30, 1822 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, and married Nancy Williams on September 17, 1849. who was born in 1825. Their children were Luana (b. 1847), Joseph (b. 1849), James (b. 1855), Greenville (b. 1857), Mary (b. 1860), Jefferson (b. 1863), and William (b. 1867).

According to Joseph Eugene Conley, William Henderson Salyer, son of Benjamin and Frances Conley Salyer, was born September 30, 1822 in Flat Gap, and married (1) Elizabeth Williams, daughter of John M. Williams, on December 8, 1843 in Johnson County. She was born in 1815 and died about 1846. Henderson then married Nancy Fuget in 1846. She was born in 1825. Joe also says that William and Elizabeth Williams Salyer had 3 children; Nancy Jane Salyer (b. 1844), Francis "Franky" Ellen Salyer (b. 1845), and Thomas Salyer (b. 1846), and that William [Henderson] and Nancy Fuget Salyer had 8 children; Luana (b. 1847), Joseph F. (b. 1848), Rebecca (b. 1851), Sarah Ellen (b. 1852), James A. (b. 1854), Granville (b. 1857), Mary Ann (b. 1859), and Jefferson D. (b. 1861).

The census reports show that the birth dates from Elizabeth Williams Salyer's children, and those of Nancy Fugate Salyer overlap. And the census reports also show that Henderson Salyer consistently claims to having been born in 1825 in Virginia, as opposed to 1822 in Kentucky. The children of Henderson Salyer and Betsy Williams consistently say, in the census reports, that their father was born in Kentucky. Henderson and Nancy Fugate Salyer are living next to Betsy Williams and her 2nd husband in 1860, 1870, & 1880.

On page 14 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 12, 1850), Henderson Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #94, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 25), Luana (born in Kentucky, age 1), and Joseph (born in Kentucky, age 1). Henderson's first wife and his children from that marriage are in house #166.

On page 25 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 17, 1850), Elizabeth Saliers is listed as the head of the household for house #166, she's not working, born in Kentucky, and she's 35 years old. Also listed are Nancy J. (born in Kentucky, age 5), Francis E. (born in Kentucky, age 4), Malissa (born in Kentucky, age 2), and Thomas J. (born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 109 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 18, 1860), Henderson Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #697, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 35), Lurana (born in Kentucky, age 13), Joseph (born in Kentucky, age 11), James R. (born in Kentucky, age 5), Greenvil (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Mary H. (born in Kentucky, age 11 months). They are living next to Henderson's first wife and her family.

On pages 109 & 110 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 18, 1860), Charles Stapleton is listed as the head of the household for house #698, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Betsy (born in Kentucky, age 40), Patsy (born in Kentucky, age 4), Greenvil (born in Kentucky, age 3), Nancy J. Salyer (born in Kentucky, age 15), Franky E. Salyer (born in Kentucky, age 14), Lecy Salyer (born in Kentucky, age 12), and Thomas Salyer (born in Kentucky, age 11). Greenville Stapleton's daughter Martha will marry Luther Conley.

On page 25 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 8, 1870), Henderson Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #178, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in Kentucky, age 45), Joseph (works on farm, born in Kentucky, age 21), James R. (born in Kentucky, age 15), Granville (born in Kentucky, age 12), Mary A. (born in Kentucky, age 10), Jeff Davis (born in Kentucky, age 8) William M. (born in Kentucky, age 3), and William Salyer (farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 48).

On page 26 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 8, 1870), Charles Stapleton is listed as the head of the household for house #179, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 60 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 49), Martha F. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Greenville (born in Kentucky, age 11), John (born in Kentucky, age 9), Amanda (born in Kentucky, age 8), and Mary (born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 5 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 3, 1880), Henderson Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #34, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 55 year old. Also listed are Nancy (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, age 55), Robbert J. (son, single, laborer, born in Kentucky, age 26), Granville (son, single, laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Jefferson D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), and William (son, born in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 4 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated 2 & 3, 1880), Elizabeth Stapleton is listed as the head of the household for house #32, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and she's 53 years old. Also listed are Greenville (son, single, laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 21), and Mary E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 18).

    The children of HENDERSON SALYER and BETSY WILLIAMS are:

    1. NANCY JANE SALYER, b. September 17, 1845, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 17, 1933, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Niles, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GEORGE CANTRELL.
    2. FRANCIS ELLEN "FRANKIE" SALYER, b. October 1845, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. after 1920, m. HENRY CANTRELL JR.
    3. MALISSA M. SALYER, b. 1848, Kentucky, d. after 1880, m. THEODORE F. H. MCKENZIE.
    4. THOMAS J. SALYER, b. 1849, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. 1896-1900, m. (1) MELISSA ANN MCKENZIE, m. (2) NAOMA "OMA" BURCHETT.

    The children of HENDERSON SALYER and NANCY FUGATE are:

    1. LUANNA SALYER, b. July 12, 1846, Kentucky, d. July 5, 1929, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. EPHRAIM SALYER.
    2. JOSEPH F. SALYER, b. November 29, 1848, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 21, 1924, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARY JANE BLANTON.
    3. REBECCA M. SALYER, b. 1851, Kentucky, d. May 12, 1853, Little Mud Lick Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky death records, Rebecca M. Salier died May 12, 1853 in Little Mud Lick Creek - the same day as her younger sister - from Scarlet Fever. She was 2 years old and her parents are listed as Henderson and Nancy Salyer.
    4. SARAH E. SALYER, b. 1852, Kentucky, d. May 12, 1853, Little Mud Lick Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky death records, Sarah E. Salyer died May 12, 1853 in Little Mud Lick Creek from Scarlet Fever. She was 9 months old and her parents are listed as Henderson and Nancy Salyer.
    5. JAMES ROBERT "ROBIN" SALYER, b. October 18, 1854, Johnson County, d. August 7, 1926, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Argillite, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. AMANDA LEMASTER.
    6. GREENVILLE F. SALYER, b. August 28, 1857, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. NANCY JANE STAPLETON.
    7. MARY A. SALYER, b. August 21, 1859, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM JACKSON.
    8. JEFFERSON DAVIS SALYER, b. December 8, 1861, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 28, 1928, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LOUISA JANE SKAGGS.
    9. WILLIAM M. SALYER, b. 1867, Kentucky.

    The children of BETSY WILLIAMS and CHARLES STAPLETON are:

    1. MARTHA F. "PATSY" STAPLETON, b. 1856, Kentucky.
    2. GREENVILLE FRANKLIN STAPLETON, b. June 1859, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 13, 1941, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) NANCY EVELINE MCKENZIE, m. (2) CLARINDA HILL.
    3. JOHN STAPLETON, b. 1861, Kentucky.
    4. AMANDA M. STAPLETON, b. October 1861, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 26, 1940, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DAVID BURCHETT.
    5. MARY E. STAPLETON, b. February 11, 1863, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 27, 1943, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JOHN E. RICE.







FRANCIS ELLEN "FRANKIE" SALYER, daughter of HENDERSON SALYER and ELIZABETH "BETSY" WILLIAMS, was born in October of 1845 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died after 1920. She married HENRY CANTRELL JR., son of HENRY CANTRELL and RACHEL BLANTON, about 1863 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born January 1, 1843 in Johnson County Kentucky, died February 1, 1927 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Henry Cantrill died February 1, 1927 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as January 1, 1843, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Henry Cantrell (b. Kentucky) and Cathrine McCarty (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mace Cantrill of Flat Gap, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Flat Gap.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Henry Cantrill died February 1, 1927 in Johnson County at the age of 84.

On page 19 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 7, 1870), Henry Cantrell Jr. is listed as the head of the household for house #129, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Frances E. (born in Kentucky, age 24), Hayden (born in Kentucky, age 6), Missouri (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Martha (born in Kentucky, age 2). They are living next to Henry's parents.

On pages 7 & 8 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 4, 1880), Henry Canteral Jr. is listed as the head of the household for house #56, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Franky E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35), Haden (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Missouri (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), Elizabeth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Louisa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Mason (son, born in March of 1880 in Kentucky, age 2 months). They are living under the same roof as Henry's brother William and his family.

On page 13 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1900), Henry Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #116, he's a farmer, born in July of 1844 in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, married for 37 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Frankie (wife, born in October of 1845 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 37 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 54), Mason (son, born in April of 1880 in Kentucky, age 20), Della (daughter, born in July of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), and Pierreat (son, born in March of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13).

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 74 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 12, 1910), Henry Cantrill is listed as the head of the household for house #183, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 46 years, and he's 66 years old. Also listed is Frankie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 64).

On page 3 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 3 & 5, 1920), Henry Cantrill is listed as the head of the household for house #27, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, and he's 76 years old. Also listed is Frankie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 74).

    The children of FRANKIE SALYER and HENRY CANTRELL are:

    1. HAYDEN CANTRELL, b. December 20, 1863, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 17, 1923, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARY L. FRAZIER.
    2. MISSOURI CANTRELL, b. March 1866, Kentucky, d. 1901, buried in Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SHADRACH "SHADE" ESTEP
    3. MARTHA CANTRELL, b. January 30, 1869, Kentucky, d. November 28, 1947, Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Elna, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELIPHUS D. BAYES.
    4. HENRY FRANK CANTRELL, b. July 1872, Kentucky, m. (1) LAURA EMMA BLANTON, m. (2) DORA OWENS.
    5. ELIZABETH "LIZZIE" CANTRELL, b. January 13, 1874, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 9, 1942, Manila, Johnson County Kentucky, buried in Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JAMES MCCARTY.
    6. LOUISA CANTRELL, b. September 15, 1876, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 28, 1963, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELLIOT L. THOMAS.
    7. MASON "MACE" CANTRELL, b. April 7, 1880, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 1, 1962, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) LOU PENDLETON, m. (2) LILLIE FAIRCHILD.
    8. DELLA CANTRELL, b. July 14, 1885, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 12, 1961, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. PARIS ESTEP.
    9. RANEY PIERREAT CANTRELL, b. March 25, 1887, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 3, 1961, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) EMMA SALYER, m. (2) CALLIE COLLINS.







HAYDEN CANTRELL, son of FRANCIS ELLEN "FRANKIE" SALYER and HENRY CANTRELL JR., was born December 20, 1863 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 17, 1923 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married MARY L. FRAZIER, daughter of JOHN KELLY FRAZIER and SARAH STAPLETON, about 1883. She was born in January of 1867 in Virginia, and died April 4, 1954 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to his death certificate, John Kelley Frazier died July 11, 1912 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from paralysis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Virginia, his birth date as March 13, 1837, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as James Frazier (b. Virginia) and Hetty Hogg (b. Virginia), the informant as Haden Cantril of Flat Gap, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Flat Gap.

According to her death certificate, Sallie Stapleton Frazier died August 30, 1932 in Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, from old age. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as "Old Virginia," her birth date as January 20, 1837, her marital status as widowed, her parents as James Stapleton (b. Old Virginia) and Nancy Jackson (b. Old Virginia), the informant as Patsy Burchett of Fuget, Kentucky, and the burial place as Salyer Cemetery.

According to his death certificate, Hayden Cantrel died May 17, 1923 in Flat Gap from tuberculosis of the lungs and bowels. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as December 20, 1863, his marital status as married, his parents as Henry Cantril (b. Johnson County) and Frankie Ellen Salyer (b. Johnson County), the informant as J. F. Cantril of Flat Gap, Kentucky, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Flat Gap.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Hayden Cantrel died May 11, 1923 in Johnson County at the age of 69.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mary Cantrell died April 4, 1954 in Johnson County at the age of 85. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On pages 1 & 2 of the 1870 census for Johnston in Scott County, Virginia (July 1, 1870), John K. Frazier is listed as the head of the household for house #7, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Sarah (born in Virginia, age 32), James (born in Virginia, age 11), George (born in Virginia, age 10), Martha (born in Virginia, age 8), John (born in Virginia, age 6), Mary (born in Virginia, age 4), and Edward (born in Virginia, age 2).

On page 24 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1880), Kelly Frazier is listed as the head of the household for house #200, he's a laborer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 40), John (son, born in Virginia, age 17), Mary L. (daughter, born in Virginia, age 14), Edward (son, born in Virginia, age 12), Lomo F. (son, born in Virginia, age 10), Nancy J. (daughter, born in Virginia, age 8), and Sarah Eliz (daughter, born in Virginia, age 4).

On page 13 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1900), Hayden Cantrell is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a farmer, born in March of 1865 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in January of 1867 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 17 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 5 are still living, age 33), McCoy (son, born in June of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), John K. (son, born in March of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), James H. (son, born in March of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), George P. (son, born in March of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), and Goldie (daughter, born in November of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2). Hayden's parents are in house #116.

On page 14 of the 1910 census for District 74 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 12, 1910), Haden Cantrill is listed as the head of the household for house #185, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 27 years, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, age 45), John K. (son, widowed, laborer on the home farm, born in Kentucky, age 24), James H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), George P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Goldie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Frankie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1). Mary's parents are in in house #187.

On page 2 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 2 & 3, 1920), Haden Cantrill is listed as the head of the household for house #22, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Mary L. (wife, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, age 52), and Frankie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 34 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1930), Mary Canterell is listed as the head of the household for house #311, she's a farmer, widowed, living alone, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, first married at age 17, and she's 61 years old. She's living next to son James.

    The children of HAYDEN CANTRELL and MARY FRAZIER are:

    1. MCCOY "COY" CANTRELL, b. June 6, 1884, Kentucky, d. September 7, 1961, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. AMANDA BELLE ESTEP.
    2. JOHN K. CANTRELL, b. March 9, 1886, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 5, 1981, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) WILLIE PRICHARD, m. (2) CLOTENE SELVAGE.
    3. JAMES H. CANTRELL, b. March 20, 1895, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 29, 1969, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. FLORA ESTEP.
    4. GEORGE P. CANTRELL, b. March 20, 1895, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d, December 28, 1967, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SARAH JANE ESTEP.
    5. GOLDIE M. CANTRELL, b. November 14, 1897, Kentucky, d. October 14, 1993, Allen, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. JOHN WALLACE ESTEP.
    6. FRANKIE CANTRELL, b. July 26, 1908, Kentucky, d. July 28, 1995, Delaware County, Ohio, m. (unknown first name) SPARKS.
      Notes: According to Social Security death record transcripts, Frankie Sparks was born July 26, 1908, and died July 28, 1995. She received her Social Security card in 1974 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Sunbury, Delaware County, Ohio.
      According to Ohio death record transcripts, Frankie Cantrell Sparks was born July 26, 1908 in Kentucky, and died July 28, 1995 in a long-term care facility in Delaware County at the age of 87. Her father's surname is listed as Cantrell, her mother's maiden name as Frazer, and she was widowed at the time of her death.







CLARK CONLEY, son of WILLIAM WALLACE CONLEY and MAHALA ELIZABETH CAUDILL, was born March 24, 1884 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died September 15, 1915 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Caudill Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married ALISEE NAPIER, daughter of ADRIAN NAPIER and MARY JANE BLANTON, November 30, 1906 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born August 27, 1889 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died August 28, 1915 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Caudill Cemetery in Falcon, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 45 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society. In that book it says that Clark Conley was born March 24, 1884, and died September 15, 1915. He married Alicee Napier [sic] who was born August 27, 1888, and died August 29, 1915.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Clark Conley (b. Magoffin County, parents b. Magoffin County, age 22) married Alese Napier (b. Johnson County, parents b. Johnson County, age 17) on November 30, 1906 in Johnson County.

Information found on findagrave.com shows that Clark Conley was buried in Caudill Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky, and that Alice Conley was buried in the same cemetery. No headstone photos are provided.

According to his death certificate, Clark Conley died September 15, 1915 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, from consumption (tuberculosis). Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as March 24, 1884, his marital status as widower, his parents as Wm. W. Conley (b. Kentucky) and Mahala Caudill (b. Kentucky), the informant as Laney Conley of Wheelersburg, Kentucky, and the burial place as Caudill Graveyard in Falcon.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Clark Conley died September 15, 1915 in Magoffin County at the age of 31.

According to her death certificate, Alisee Napier Conley died August 28, 1915 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, from pulmonary tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as August 27, 1889, her marital status as married, her parents as Adrian Napier (b. Kentucky) and Mary Blanton (b. Kentucky), the informant as Adrian Napier of Wheelersburg, Kentucky, and the burial place as Caudill Graveyard.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Alisce Donley died August 28, 1915 in Magoffin County at the age of 2 [sic].

On page 27 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 4, 1910), Clark Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #137, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 3 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Alisa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 21), Mahaley E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Adern (son, born in Kentucky, age 7 months). They are living next to Clark's mother.

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 9, 1920), Clark and Alice Conley's children have been orphaned and they are found living in the home of their grandparents. Rance L. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #101, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Virginia, and he's 64 years old. Also listed are Mahala (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 62), Dora Conley (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 31), Burna Conley (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Mahala Conley (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Adron Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Grady Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8), Gaby Conley (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Tressie A. Conley (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3 years 6 months).

    The children of CLARK CONLEY and ALISEE NAPIER are:

    1. MAHALA ELIZABETH CONLEY, b. September 13, 1907, Kentucky, d. May 16, 1977, Monticello, Wayne County, Kentucky, buried in Monticello, Wayne County, Kentucky, m. ERNEST DODSON.
    2. ADRIAN CONLEY, b. September 8, 1909, Kentucky, d. March 6, 1981, Clark County, Kentucky, buried in Clay City, Powell County, Kentucky, m. OPAL LENA HAMILTON.
    3. WILLIAM GRADY "GRADY" CONLEY, b. November 13, 1911, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 19, 1998, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Sublett, Magoffin County, Kentucky, met GRACE GULLETT, m. (1) VIRGINIA FAY PRATER, m. (2) RUTHINE SALYER.







MAHALA ELIZABETH CONLEY, daughter of CLARK CONLEY and ALISEE NAPIER, was born September 13, 1907 in Kentucky, died May 16, 1977 in Monticello, Wayne County, Kentucky, and is buried in Elk Spring Cemetery in Monticello, Wayne County, Kentucky. She married ERNEST DODSON, son of WILLIAM B. DODSON and ELIZA (unknown last name), October 8, 1924. He was born April 7, 1903 in Kentucky, died January 13, 1995 in Monticello, Wayne County, Kentucky, and is buried in Elk Spring Cemetery in Monticello, Wayne County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 45 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Eliza Dodson's maiden name was reportedly Eliza Coffey.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Mahala E. Dodson lived from September 13, 1907 to May 16, 1977, and was buried in Section 8, Row 17, Grave 44 in Elk Spring Cemetery in Monticello, Wayne County, Kentucky, and that Ernest Dodson lived from April 7, 1903 to January 13, 1995, and was buried in Section 8, Row 17, Grave 45 in the same cemetery. Their marriage date is also engraved on the headstone.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Mahala Dodson was born September 13, 1907, and died in May of 1977. Her last place of residence was in Monticello, Wayne County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mahala C. Dodson died May 16, 1977 in Wayne County at the age of 69. She was living in Wayne County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Ernest Dodson was born April 7, 1903, and died January 13, 1995. His last place of residence was in Monticello, Wayne County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Ernest Dodson died January 13, 1995 in Wayne County at the age of 91. He was living in Wayne County at the time of his death.

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 235 (Steubenville) in Wayne County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), William Dodson is listed as the head of the household for house #39, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 11 years, and he's 41 years old. also listed are Eliza (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 37), Carmil (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Hermon (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Ernest (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Una (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Floyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 2). This scan is very hard to read.

On page 14 of the 1920 census for District 258 (Oil Valley) in Wayne County, Kentucky (dated January 14 & 15, 1920), William Dodson is listed as the head of the household for house #130, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 50 years old. also listed are Eliza (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 46), Carmil (son, driller in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, age 20), Hermon (son, pumper in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, age 18), Ernest (son, pumper in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, age 16), Una (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Floyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 36 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1930), Ernest Dodson is listed as the head of the household for house #280, he's a tool dresser on a drilling machine, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Mahala (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 17, age 22), Paul E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 5 months), Leriene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 9 months), and Elvin J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 3 of the 1940 census for District 116-11 in Wayne County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), Earnest Dodson is listed as the head of the household for house #18, he's a stone dresser for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Mahala (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 32), Paul Edward (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Luriene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Edwin E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), and William E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of MAHALA CONLEY and ERNEST DODSON are:

    1. PAUL EDWARD DODSON, b. 1925, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. CLOIE DENNEY.
    2. LERIENE DODSON, b. 1927, Wayne County, Kentucky, m. CLAUDE LEE LAIR.
    3. ELVIN ERNEST DODSON, b. 1929, Kentucky m. ZELLA BAKER.
    4. WILLIAM EDISON DODSON, b. 1936, Wayne County, Kentucky, m. PHYLLIS HURT.
    5. JACKIE CORDELL DODSON, b. Wayne County, Kentucky, m. IVA CHRISTINE CROWELL.

    (This information comes from Kristin McKenna and other sources)







MALISSA M. SALYER, daughter of HENDERSON SALYER and ELIZABETH "BETSY" WILLIAMS, was born about 1848 in Kentucky, and died after 1880. She married THEODORE F. H. MCKENZIE, son of OLIVER B. MCKENZIE and MATILDA MARTHA STRONG, December 19, 1867 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born in november of 1844 in Scott County, Virginia, died December 10, 1931 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. Theodore McKenzie married (2) ANGELINE "ANNIE" STAPLETON, daughter of SAMANTHA SALYER and JOSEPH STAPLETON, June 5, 1896 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born May 20, 1875 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 15, 1966, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Salyer Cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Angeline Stapleton can be found on page 290 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Theodore McKenzie's sister, Melissa, married Malissa Salyer's brother, Thomas. Their brother, Aaron, married Eady Stapleton.

A photo of their headstone in McKenzie Cemetery in Flat Gap shows that Oliver McKenzie lived from 1813 to 1880 and Matilda Strong McKenzie from 1814 to 1881.

Melissa Salyer's father and Angeline Stapleton's mother were siblings.

According to Kentucky birth records, Anjaline Stapleton was born in 1875 in Johnson County to Joseph Stapleton (b. Virginia) and Samantha Salyer (b. Johnson County). No specific date was given on that document.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Theodore F. McKinsey married Malissa M. Salyer December 19, 1867 in Johnson County.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Theodore F. McKenzie (age 51, 2nd marriage) married Angeline Stapleton (age 21) June 5, 1896 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, T. F. McKenzie died December 10, 1931 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, from arteriosclerosis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Scott County, Virginia, his birth date as October [day and year unreadable], his age as 87 years 1 month 10 days, his marital status as married, his wife as Anna McKenzie, his occupation as farmer and merchant, his parents as Oliver McKenzie (b. Scott County, Virginia) and Matilda Strong (b. Virginia), the informant as D. A. Phillips of Flat Gap, and the burial place as Flat Gap.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, T. F. McKenzie died December 10, 1931 in Johnson County at the age of 87.

According to her obituary, Annie Stapleton McKenzie (age 91), daughter of Joseph and Symantha Salyer Stapleton, was born May 20, 1875 in Johnson County, spent her lifetime in Flat Gap, died December 15, 1966 at a local hospital, and was buried in Salyer Cemetery in Flat Gap. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dora McKenzie in 1931. She was survived by a sister-in-law, Mrs. Clara Stapleton (of Flat Gap). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Anna Mckenzie died December 15, 1966 in Johnson County at the age of 91. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 114 of the 1850 census for Western District in Scott County, Virginia (dated August 20, 1850), Oliver McKinsey is listed as the head of the household for house #761, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Matilda (born in Virginia, age 25), Sarah E. (born in Virginia, age 13), Rebecca (born in Virginia, age 10), Malissa (born in Virginia, age 9), William H. H. (born in Virginia, age 7), Theodore F. H. (born in Virginia, age 5), John (born in Virginia, age 3), and James (born in Virginia, age 2 months).

On page 116 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 20, 1860), Oliver McKensy is listed as the head of the household for house #737, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Matilda (born in Virginia, age 39), Wm. H. (born in Virginia, age 17), Theodoore (born in Virginia, age 14), John (born in Virginia, age 13), James (born in Virginia, age 11), Ashey (born in Virginia, age 5), and Pheba (born in Virginia, age 2).

On page 10 of the 1870 census for Precinct 7 (Paint) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated August 9, 1870), Theodore McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 27 years old. Also listed is Melisant (born in Kentucky, age 20).

On page 4 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 2 & 3, 1880), Theodore McKinzie is listed as the head of the household for house #33, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Malisa M. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 33), Cora (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Dock (son, born in Kentucky, age 10 months). Malissa is listed as being sick with "female disease." They are living next to Malissa's father and step-mother.

On page 35 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1900) Theodore F. McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #259, he's a farmer, born in November of 1844 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, married for 0 years, and he's 56 [55] years old. Also listed are Angeline (wife, born in May of 1875 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, married for 0 years, she hasn't had any children, age 35), and Dock (son, single, farm laborer, born in July of 1879 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 20).

On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 74 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Theodore F. McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #45, he's a retail merchant dealing in dry goods, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, 2nd marriage, married for 13 years, and he's 65 years old. Also listed is Annie (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 13 years, she hasn't had any children, age 34).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 5 & 6, 1920), Theodore F. McKinzie is listed as the head of the household for house #50, he's a merchant, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 76 years old. Also listed is Anne (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 44).

On page 35 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 26, 1930), T. F. McKenzie is listed as the head of the household for house #317, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, first married at age 22, and he's 85 years old. Also listed is Anna (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 53.

    The children of MALISSA SALYER and THEODORE MCKENZIE are:

    1. CORA MCKENZIE, February 1872, Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 1, 1957, Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DAVID A. PHILLIPS.
    2. DOCK MCKENZIE, b. July 25, 1879, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 29, 1963, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Hager Hill, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARY SPEARS.







THOMAS J. SALYER, son of HENDERSON SALYER and ELIZABETH "BETSY" WILLIAMS, was born about 1849 in Johnson County, Kentucky and died between 1896 and 1900. He married (1) MELISSA ANN MCKENZIE, daughter of OLIVER B. MCKENZIE and MATILDA MARTHA STRONG, about 1875. She was born about 1841 in Kentucky. He married (2) NAOMA "OMA" BURCHETT, daughter of LEONARD BURCHETT and LETTA OSBORNE, April 26, 1882 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in October of 1861 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died April 18, 1944 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Elna, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Melissa McKenzie's brother, Theodore, married Thomas' sister, Malissa. Their brother, Aaron, married Eady Stapleton.

Oma Burchett was the sister of David Burchett.

Melissa McKenzie's name is listed as Lissie Ann McKenzie on her daughter Kessie's death certificate.

According to her death certificate, Oma Burchett Salyers died April 18, 1944 in Johnson County from acute indigestion due to not masticating food properly and from "getting aged." Also on this certificate, her birth date is listed as March 25, 1844 [mistake], her age as 100 [mistake], her marital status as widowed, her husband as Thomas Salyers, her parents as Lynn Burchett (b. Kentucky) and Lettie Osborne (b. Kentucky), the informant as Dock Salyers of Elna, Kentucky, and the burial place as Elna, Kentucky.

According to her obituary, Oma Salyer (age 100) was a native of Johnson County. She died April 18, 1944 in Red Bush, Kentucky at the home of her son, Dock Salyer. Her daughter, Mrs. Samantha Salyer lived in Ashland, Kentucky. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Oma Salyers died April 18, 1944 in Johnson County at the age of 100. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 114 of the 1850 census for Western District in Scott County, Virginia (dated August 20, 1850), Oliver McKinsey is listed as the head of the household for house #761, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Matilda (born in Virginia, age 25), Sarah E. (born in Virginia, age 13), Rebecca (born in Virginia, age 10), Malissa (born in Virginia, age 9), William H. H. (born in Virginia, age 7), Theodore F. H. (born in Virginia, age 5), John (born in Virginia, age 3), and James (born in Virginia, age 2 months).

On page 26 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 8, 1870), Thomas Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #180, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, and he's 21 years old. Also listed is Matissa A. (born in Virginia, age 29).

On page 28 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 9, 1870), Lenard Burchett is listed as the head of the household for house #194, he's a farm laborer, born in Virginia, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Letta (born in Kentucky, age 48), Thomas (born in Kentucky, age 18), David (born in Kentucky, age 16), Naoma (born in Kentucky, age 13), and George (born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 25 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1880), Thos. J. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #203, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Malissa (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 40), Jessie T. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Darcass P. (daughter, born in February of 1880 in Kentucky, age 4 months). They are living among McKenzie family members.

On page 3 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1880), Lenard Burchard is listed as the head of the household for house #21, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in North Carolina, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Letta (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in South Carolina, age 58), Omah (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), and George (son, born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 16 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1900), Oma Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #133, she's a farmer, widowed, born in October of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, and she's 38 years old. Also listed are George (son, farm laborer, born in March of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), Noah C. (son, farm laborer, born in July of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Lettie (daughter, farm laborer, born in November of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Mary (daughter, farm laborer, born in May of 1890 in Kentucky, age 10), Oaky (son, born in July of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Dock (son, born in November of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Tera (step-daughter, single, farm laborer, born in March of 1877 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), and Dorthula (step-daughter, farm laborer, born in February of 1880 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20).

On page 27 of the 1910 census for District 75 (Red Bush) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated May 9, 1910), Oma Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #189, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and 6 are still living, and she's 46 years old. Also listed are Noah C. (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Lettie (daughter, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 21), Hokie (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Dock (son, born in Kentucky, age 13). They are living next to son George.

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 43 (Red Bush) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 27 & 28, 1920), Oma Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #56, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 60 years old. Also listed is Dock (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 23).

On page 17 of the 1930 census for District 58-9 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1930), Oma Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #172, she's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and she's 64 years old. She is living by herself.

On page 37 of the 1940 census for District 10-32 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1940), Hoke Salyers is listed as the head of the household for house #330, he's a laborer on a street project, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Samanthia (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 54), Oma Salyers (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 5th grade education, age 83), Chas. Henry Webb [Charles Henry Webb] (son-in-law, new worker, married, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, 3 years of high school, age 19), Lovell Webb (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same place that she was in 1935, 3 years of high school, age 19), Opal Salyers (daughter, born in Kentucky, 3 years of high school, age 17), and Letha Salyers (daughter, born in Kentucky, 3 years of high school, age 15).

    The children of THOMAS SALYER and MELISSA MCKENZIE are:

    1. KESTERIA "KESSIE" SALYER, b. January 3, 1878, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 13, 1949, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. JOHN WILSON GRIFFITH.
    2. DORTHULA DARCUS P. SALYER, b. February 1880, Kentucky.

    The children of THOMAS SALYER and OMA BURCHETT are:

    1. GEORGE SALYER, b. March 9, 1884, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 2, 1933, Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARY HETTIE "DINK" THOMAS.
    2. NOAH C. SALYER, b. July 1886, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, there was a Cleveland Salyer who died April 20, 1916 in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Gun Shot wound of head tearing off portion of brain and Skull. Suicide." Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as April 1, 1884, his marital status as married, and his parents as Thos. Salyer (b. Kentucky) and Oma Salyer (b. Kentucky).
    3. LETTIE SALYER, b. November 1888, Kentucky.
    4. MARY SALYER, b. May 1890, Kentucky.
    5. HOKE S. SALYER, b. June 3, 1894, Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 1, 1957, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, m. SAMANTHA OLLIE CONLEY.
    6. DOCK SALYER, b. November 18, 1896, Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 2, 1980, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SARAH M. TRIMBLE.







JOSEPH F. SALYER, son of HENDERSON SALYER and NANCY FUGATE, was born November 29, 1848 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died September 21, 1924 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married MARY JANE BLANTON, daughter of JAMES HENDERSON BLANTON and DICY LOUISA ELY, November 6, 1874 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born April 23, 1857 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 10, 1929 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Salyer Cemetery in Russell, Greenup County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Joseph Salyer died September 21, 1924 in Flat Gap from chronic valvular heart disease. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as November 29, 1848, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Henderson Salyer (b. Kentucky) and Nancy Fugett (b. Kentucky), the informant as Mander Salyer of Flat Gap, Kentucky, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Flat Gap.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Joseph Salyer died September 21, 1924 in Johnson County at the age of 75.

According to her death certificate, Mary Jane Blanton Salyer died December 10, 1929 in Ashland from lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as April 23, 1859, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Henderson Blanton (b. Tennessee) and Dicie Ealy (b. Kentucky), the informant as James Salyers of Ashland, Kentucky, and the burial place as Salyer Cemetery.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mary J. Salyers died December 10, 1929 in Boyd County at the age of 70.

On page 5 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 3, 1880), Joseph F. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #36, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Mary J. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, age 23), James H. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), Alamander (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Jossie Bell (daughter, born in April of 1880 in Kentucky, age 2 months). Joseph's parents are in house #34.

On page 8 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Joseph F. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #73, he's a farmer, born in November of 1848 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, and he's 51 years old. Also listed are Mary J. (wife, born in April of 1857 in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Kentucky, married for 26 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 2 are still living [mistake], age 43), Nancy C. (daughter, born in September of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), Sarah A. (daughter, born in April of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), and Hattie (daughter, born in June of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 11 of the 1910 census for District 74 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Joseph F. Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #36, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 35 years, and he's 61 years old. Also listed is Mary J. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Tennessee, father born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 6 are still living, age 53). They are living next to daughter Hattie.

On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 41 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 6, 1920), Joseph Salyer is listed as the head of the household for house #57, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 71 years old. Also listed is Mary J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 60). They are still living next to daughter Hattie.

    The children of JOSEPH SALYER and MARY JANE BLANTON are:

    1. JAMES HENRY SALYER, b. November 20, 1875, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 26, 1944, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Argillite, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. ALICE C. "ALLIE" BLANTON.
    2. ALAMANDER "MANDER" SALYER, b. December 22, 1877, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 29, 1954, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SARAH PEARL "PEARLIE" PHILLIPS.
    3. JOSIE BELLE SALYER, b. April 29, 1880, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 10, 1951, Lynn, Greenup County, Kentucky, buried in Greenup County, Kentucky, m. (1) WILLIAM A. KIMBLETON, m. (2) RICHARD QUILLEN HOLBROOK.
    4. NANCY C. SALYER, b. September 8, 1882, Kentucky, d. January 27, 1924, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown), m. (2) GRANVILLE CLINTON JACKSON.
    5. SARAH ANN SALYER, b. April 1886, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 29, 1957, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. ELIPHUS P. "LIFE" ESTEP.
    6. HATTIE SALYER, b. June 1891, Kentucky, m. ARBIE ROSE.

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







MARY A. SALYER, daughter of HENDERSON SALYER and NANCY FUGATE, was born August 21, 1859 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married WILLIAM JACKSON, son of ROBERT JACKSON and MARY ANN "POLLY" HOWARD, December 22, 1878 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born July 26, 1854 in Harlan County, Kentucky, died January 23, 1916 in Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Jackson Cemetery in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Mary A. Salyer was born August 21, 1859 in Johnson County to Henderson Salyer and Nancy Fugate.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, William Jackson (age 22, 1st marriage, farmer, b. Kentucky, father b. Virginia, mother b. Kentucky) married Mary A. Salyer (age 20, 1st marriage, b. Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky) on December 22, 1878 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, William Jackson died January 23, 1916 in Low Gap from influenza and acute lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as July 26, 1854, his marital status as married, his parents as Robert V. Jackson (b. Kentucky) and Mary Ann Howard [hard to read], and the informant as [unreadable first initial] L. Jackson of Oil Springs, Kentucky.

On page 10 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 8, 1880 [hard to read]), William Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #79, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), Corea (daughter, born in September of 1879 in Kentucky, age 5 months), and Jenny Crace Jackson (servant, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16).

On page 43 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 21, 1900), William Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #303, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 21 years, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in July of 1857 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 21 years, she's given birth to 6 children and 4 are still living, age 42), Milton (son, born in October of 1884 in Kentucky, age 16), and Clinton (son, born in April of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9). They are living next to William's parents.

On page 16 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1910), William Jackson is listed as the head of the household for house #104, 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 is Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 6 children and 3 are still living, age 51). Son Granville is in house #105, and daughter Cora is in house #106.

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 17 & 19, 1920), there is a Mary Jackson found living as a servant with a Webb family that is probably the Mary Salyer Jackson being researched here. James Webb is listed as the head of the household for house #119, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 69 years old. Also listed are Maranda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 61), and Mary Jackson (servant, widowed, housekeeper and cook, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 60).

    The children of MARY SALYER and WILLIAM JACKSON are:

    1. CORA B. JACKSON, b. September 21, 1879, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 25, 1964, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. GEORGE B. CONLEY.
    2. ELIJAH MILTON JACKSON, b. October 24, 1883, Kentucky, d. May 18, 1974, Franklin County, Kentucky, m. IDA BELLE BARKER.
    3. GRANVILLE CLINTON JACKSON, b. April 17, 1891, Soto, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 18, 1937, North Fairview, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. (1) NANCY C. SALYER, m. (2) BERTHA BARBER.







AMANDA M. STAPLETON, daughter of ELIZABETH "BETSY" WILLIAMS and CHARLES STAPLETON, was born in October of 1861 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died July 26, 1940 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married DAVID BURCHETT, son of LEONARD BURCHETT and LETTA OSBORNE, about 1876. He was born June 8, 1857 in Kentucky, died February 13, 1921 in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Fugett, Kentucky.

Notes: David Burchett was the brother of Naoma "Oma" Burchett.

According to her death certificate, Amanda Stapleton Burchett died July 26, 1940 in Johnson County from a cerebral hemorrhage due to hypertensive heart disease. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her age as 78, her marital status as married, her parents as Charlie Stapleton (b. Johnson County) and Bettie Williams (b. Johnson County), and the informant as Santford Blanton of Kenwood, Kentucky.

According to his death certificate, David Burchett died February 13, 1921 in Flat Gap from apoplexy. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as June 8, 1857, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Leonard Burchett (b. Virginia) and Lettie Osborn (b. Virginia), and the informant as Lonna Burchett of Fugett, Kentucky.

On pages 108 & 109 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (undated), Lenard Burchet is listed as the head of the household for house #691, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Lyddia (born in Kentucky, age 44), James (born in Kentucky, age 15), Robert (born in Kentucky, age 10), Thomas (born in Kentucky, age 8), David (born in Kentucky, age 7), Anna (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Andrew (born in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On page 28 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 9, 1870), Lenard Burchett is listed as the head of the household for house #194, he's a farm laborer, born in Virginia, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Letta (born in Kentucky, age 48), Thomas (born in Kentucky, age 18), David (born in Kentucky, age 16), Naoma (born in Kentucky, age 13), and George (born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 3 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1880), Dave Burchard is listed as the head of the household for house #19, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, he has a stomach inflamation as a disability, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Manday (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 19), James F. (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Frederic (son, born in Kentucky, age 1). David's parents are in house #21 and Amanda's widowed mother is in house #32.

On page 80 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 30, 1900), David Burchett is listed as the head of the household for house #440, he's a farmer, born in June of 1856 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in October of 1861 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, she's given birth to 12 children and 10 are still living, age 38), James (son, single, farm laborer, born in January of 1879 in Kentucky, age 21), Edward (son, born in December of 1880 in Kentucky, age 19), Charley (son, born in August of 1881 in Kentucky, age 18), Ellen (daughter, born in March of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Esther (daughter, born in April of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Calhoun (son, born in August of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Lonna (son, born in June of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Letta (daughter, born in March of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), George (son, born in March of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), and Taulbe (son, born in November of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), David Burchett is listed as the head of the household for house #53, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, 1st marriage, married for 35 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Amanda M. (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 13 children and 11 are still living, age 47), Calhoun (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Lonnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Lettie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Tulby [hard to read] (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), David P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Charles (son, married, farmer, born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 3 years, age 28), Frona Burchett [hard to read] (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 3 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 20), Mitchel [hard to read] (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2), and Edna (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 0 months). They are living next to son Edward.

On pages 10 & 11 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 14, 15 & 16, 1920), David Burchett is listed as the head of the household for house #96, he's not working, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Virginia, and he's 59 years old. Also listed are Amanda (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 57), Lonnie (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 26), Lettia (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 24), Tolby (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), and David P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 18). They are living next to son Grass [Edward].

On page 32 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 24, 1930), Amanda Burchett is listed as the head of the household for house #293, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 68 years old. Also listed are Lettie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 32), and Sal Bird (boarder, single, pumper in the oil fields, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 31).

    The children of AMANDA STAPLETON and DAVID BURCHETT are:

    1. JAMES F. BURCHETT, b. b. January 8, 1878, Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 23, 1954, Elna, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ROSA CASTLE.
      Notes: According to his obituary, James Burchett (age 76), son of David and Amanda Stapleton Burchett, was born January 8, 1878 in Fuget, died March 23, 1954 at home in Elna from a heart condition, and was buried in Patty Flats Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Rosa Castle Burchett; 5 sons, Ray Burchett (of Elna), Earl Burchett (Elna), David Burchett (Elna), Lowell Burchett (Elna), and Ora Burchett (Elna); 5 daughters, Mamie Shrew (Pikeville), Eula Hayes (Columbus, Ohio), Edna Wallen (Winchester), Lydia Jones (Middletown, Ohio), and Virginia Hall (Paintsville); 4 brothers, Grass Burchett (Staffordsville), Charley Burchett (Portsmouth, Ohio), Sonnie Burchett (Elna, Kentucky), and Tolvie Burchett (Elna); 3 sisters, Ella Rice (Elna), Hester Blanton (Oil Springs), and Lydia Van Hoose (Volga); and 11 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    2. FREDERICK BURCHETT, b. 1879, Kentucky, d. before 1900.
    3. EDWARD GRASS BURCHETT, b. December 10, 1880, Kentucky, d. June 26, 1965, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. IDA WILLIAMS.
    4. CHARLES BURCHETT, b. August 1881, Kentucky, m. FRONA MCKENZIE, 1907. She was b. 1890, Kentucky.
    5. ELLEN "ELLA" BURCHETT, b. March 12, 1882, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 20, 1966, Volga, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ALONZO SCYLER RICE.
    6. HESTER A. BURCHETT, b. April 1885, Kentucky, m. SANFORD BLANTON.
      Notes: Sanford and Hester Burchett Blanton's daughter, Erie, married Eugene Wayne Fairchild.
    7. CALHOUN BURCHETT, b. August 1887, Kentucky.
    8. LONNA BURCHETT, b. June 1890, Kentucky.
    9. LYDIA BURCHETT, b. March 1893, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) VANHOOSE.
    10. GEORGE BURCHETT, b. March 1895, Kentucky.
    11. TOLBY BURCHETT, b. November 1898, Kentucky.
    12. DAVID P. BURCHETT, b. 1902, Kentucky.







MARGARET SALYER, daughter of FRANCES CONLEY and BENJAMIN H. SALYER, was born March 13, 1828 in Flat Gap, Floyd County, Kentucky, and died after 1900. She married LEWIS WILLIAMS, son of JOSEPH WILLIAMS and ELIZABETH LEMASTER, November 7, 1851 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born June 9, 1828 in Floyd County, Johnson County, Kentucky, and died after 1880.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 289 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Lewis Williams was the brother of Eliphus Preston Williams and Joseph Henry Williams.

Margaret Salyer reportedly died May 29, 1906 and Lewis Williams reportedly died February 24, 1890 in Johnson County, Kentucky. They were both reportedly buried in Spice Cove Cemetery in Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Lewis Williams married Margaret Salyer November 7, 1851 in Johnson County.

On pages 22 & 23 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 15 & 17, 1860), Joseph Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #151, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 38), Lewis (farmer, born in Kentucky, age 21), John (born in Kentucky, age 19), James (born in Kentucky, age 18), Lydia (born in Kentucky, age 15), Martha J. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Sarah (born in Kentucky, age 12), Mary (born in Kentucky, age 10), Eliphus P. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Rachel (born in Kentucky, age 7), and Joseph (born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 17 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 20, 1860), Lewis Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #747, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Margaret (born in Kentucky, age 32), Benjamin (born in Kentucky, age 7), Franklin (born in Kentucky, age 5), William H. (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Amanda (born in Kentucky, age 10 months). They are living next to Lewis' parents.

On page 33 of the 1870 census for Flat Gap in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 10, 1870), Lewis Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #234, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Margaret (born in Kentucky, age 42), Benjamin S. (born in Kentucky, age 17), Franklin M. (born in Kentucky, age 15), William H. (born in Kentucky, age 13), Amanda (born in Kentucky, age 10), Eliphas (born in Kentucky, age 6), Martha J. (born in Kentucky, age 4), and Frances E. (born in October of 1869 in Kentucky, age 7 months).

On pages 13 & 14 of the 1880 census for District 44 (Flat Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 8 & 9, 1880), Lewis William is listed as the head of the household for house #107, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Marget (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 52), William (son, single, teacher, born in Kentucky, age 22), Amanda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 20), Eliphis T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Martha J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Francis (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Preston (son, born in Kentucky, age 6). They are living next to son Benjamin.

On page 37 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 1900), P. L. Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #268, he's a farmer, born in August of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 1 year, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Hattie (wife, born in December of 1882 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she hasn't had any children, age 17), Margaret Williams (mother, single, born in March of 1828 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 72), and Francis E. Williams (sister, single, not working, born in October of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30).

    The children of MARGARET SALYER and LEWIS WILLIAMS are:

    1. BENJAMIN S. WILLIAMS, b. March 25, 1853, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 12, 1935, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) PERMILIA JOSEPHINE WILLIAMS, m. (2) MIRANDA JANE HAMILTON.
    2. FRANKLIN M. "FRANK" WILLIAMS, b. December 25, 1854, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 16, 1931, Malone, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Malone, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (1) (unknown), m. (2) ELIZABETH DAVIS.
    3. WILLIAM ALBERT WILLIAMS, b. February 4, 1857, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 18, 1931, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. NANCY M. "LINNIE" WITTEN.
    4. AMANDA WILLIAMS, b. September 28, 1859, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 7, 1950, Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ANDREW MARTIN FAIRCHILD.
    5. JOSEPH WILLIAMS, b. December 4, 1861, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Joseph Williams reportedly died young. He wasn't in the 1870 census.
      According to Kentucky birth records, Joseph Williams was born December 4, 1861 in Johnson County, Kentucky, to Lewis Williams (b. Floyd County) and Margaret Salyer (b. Floyd County).
    6. ELIPHAS T. WILLIAMS, b. February 17, 1864, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 21, 1938, Low Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MANERVA ALICE VANHOOSE.
    7. MARTHA JANE WILLIAMS, b. April 10, 1866, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. July 7, 1932, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WILLIAM HARDY BARKER.
    8. FRANCIS E. "FANNIE" WILLIAMS, b. October 19, 1969, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 8, 1962, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Francis Williams can be found living with her brother Preston in the 1900 census.
      According to her obituary, Frances E. "Fannie" Williams (age 92), was a lifelong resident of Johnson County. She was born October 19, 1869, died March 8, 1962 in Castle Fork Rest Home following an illness of 2 years, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. She was survived by 1 sister-in-law, Hattie Williams. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      On page 20 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 24 & 26, 1920), Fannie Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #182, she's a farmer, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 60 years old.
      On page 29 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1930), Fanny Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #72, she's a farmer, single, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 60 years old. Also listed is Amanda Williams (sister, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 70). They are living next to their brother, Eliphus, and on the other side of him is Amanda's step-son, Brentford Fairchild.
      On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 58-12 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1940), Francis E. Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #8, she's single, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, she has a 3rd grade education, and she's 70 years old. Also listed is Amanda (sister, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 3rd grade education, age 80).
    9. PRESTON LESLIE WILLIAMS, b. August 31, 1873, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 15, 1955, Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) ELLA BLANTON, m. (2) HATTIE DANIEL.







PRESTON LESLIE WILLIAMS, son of MARGARET SALYER and LEWIS WILLIAMS, was born August 31, 1873 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 15, 1955 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (1) ELLA BLANTON October 18, 1896 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married (2) HATTIE DANIEL, daughter of MARY JANE FAIRCHILD and ISOM DANIEL, January 25, 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born December 30, 1881 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died May 4, 1964 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Johnson County Memorial Cemetery in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Preston Williams can be found on page 289 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Preston Lesley Williams (age 22) married Ella Blanton (age 19) on October 18, 1896 in Johnson County. Ella Blanton was reportedly Ella Nora Blanton, daughter of Sarah Jane McCarty and James Mack Blanton.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, P. Lesley Williams (2nd marriage, age 26) married Hattie Daniel on January 25, 1900 in Johnson County.

When Preston Leslie Williams' World War I draft registration card was filled out on on September 12, 1918 in Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer, born on August 31, 1873, his closest relative was Hattie Williams of Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, medium build, and he had dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.

According to his obituary, Leslie Williams (age 81), son of the late Lewis and Margaret Salyer Williams, was a retired farmer and a lifelong resident of Oil Springs. He was born August 31, 1873, died May 15, 1955 at home in Oil Springs, and was buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Zora B. Williams, on November 20, 1941. He was survived by his wife, Hattie Daniel Williams; 1 son, Mervin Williams (of Flat Gap, Kentucky); 1 sister, Miss Fanny Williams; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Preston L. Williams died May 15, 1955 in Johnson County at the age of 81. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Hattie Daniel Williams (age 82), daughter of the late Isom and Mary Fairchild, was a resident of Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky, for most of her life. She was born December 30, 1881 in Johnson County, died May 4, 1964 in a local hospital following an illness of 3 weeks, and was buried in the family cemetery in Fuget. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Williams, on May 15, 1955. She was survived by 1 son, Mervin Williams (of Fuget); 1 brother, Mervin Daniel (Columbus, Ohio); 2 sisters, Mrs. Pearlie Salyers (Kirkersville, Ohio) and Mrs. A. J. Daniel (Sitka); 7 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Hattie Williams died May 4, 1964 in Johnson County at the age of 82. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 37 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 20, 1900), P. L. Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #268, he's a farmer, born in August of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 1 year, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Hattie (wife, born in December of 1882 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she hasn't had any children, age 17), Margaret Williams (mother, single, born in March of 1828 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 72), and Francis E. Williams (sister, single, not working, born in October of 1869 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30). Preston's parents are in house #271

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), Preston L. Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #34, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 10 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Hatta (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 27), Zora R. [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Mervin L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 5 months [hard to read]). They are living in between Preston's brothers, Eliphus and Benjamin.

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 42 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 13 & 14, 1920), Leslie P. Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #73, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Hattie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Zora B. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Mervin L. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 29 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1930), Preston L. Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #71, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Hattie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 48), Zora B. (daughter, divorced, not working, born in Kentucky, age 38), Mervin L. (son, single, public school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 21), and Leora J. Cantrill (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3). Preston's family is living all around.

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 58-12 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1940), Leslie Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #9, 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 66 years old. Also listed are Hattie (wwife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 59), Leora J. Cantrell (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, age 13), Mervin L. Williams (son, married, elementary school teacher, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 2 years of college, age 31), Gladys Williams (daughter-in-law, married, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 26), Barbra Allen (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Hannalee (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of PRESTON WILLIAMS and HATTIE DANIEL are:

    1. ZORA BEATRICE WILLIAMS, b. May 18, 1902, Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 30, 1941, West Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. NEWEL WOODRUFF "WOODRUFF" CANTRELL, m. (2) JESSE WILLIAMS.
    2. MERVIN LEWIS WILLIAMS, b. August 15, 1908, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 11, 1974, Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. GLADYS BLAIR.







MERVIN LEWIS WILLIAMS, son of PRESTON LESLIE WILLIAMS and HATTIE DANIEL, was born August 15, 1908 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died September 11, 1974 in Fuget, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Sheridan-Estep Cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married GLADYS BLAIR, daughter of LOU ELLEN O'BRIAN and WALLACE MILLARD "MILLARD" BLAIR. She was born January 12, 1914 in Johnson County, Kentucky, died February 19, 2006 in Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana, and is buried in Sheridan-Estep Cemetery in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gladys Blair was born January 12, 1914 in Johnson County to Louellan Obryan.

According to his obituary, Mervin Williams, son of the late Leslie and Hattie Daniel Williams, began his teaching career in Johnson County in 1926, and retired in 1972. He was born August 15, 1906 in Johnson County, died September 11, 1974 at home in Fuget, and was buried in Sheridan Estepp Cemetery in Fuget. He was survived by his wife, Gladys Blair Williams; 1 son, Dickie Williams (of Fayetteville, North Carolina); 2 daughters, Barbara A. Bentley (Kincheloe Air Force Base in Michigan) and Hannah Gerrich (Rochester, Indiana); and 8 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mervin Williams died September 11, 1974 in Johnson County at the age of 66. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her obituary, Gladys Blair Williams (age 92), daughter of the late Millard and Luellen O'Brien Williams [mistake], was born January 12, 1914 in Johnson County, died February 19, 2006 at home in Rochester, Indiana, and was buried in Estepp Cemetery in Fuget. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mervin L. Williams; 2 sons, Millard L. Williams and Jerry W. Williams; and 2 daughters, Barbara Ann Bentley and Myra Carolyn Willimas. She was survived by 1 son, "Dicky" C. Williams (of Rochester); 1 daughter, Hannah (Butch) Gerrich (Rochester); 8 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Gladys Williams was born January 12, 1914, and died February 19, 2006. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana.

On page 27 of the 1930 census for District 58-10 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1930), Gladys Blair is found living in the home of her sister. Herbert Blanton is listed as the head of the household for house #252, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 30 years old. Also listed are Mintie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 27), Mitchell (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Gladys Blair (sister-in-law, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16).

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 58-12 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1940), Leslie Williams is listed as the head of the household for house #9, 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 66 years old. Also listed are Hattie (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 59), Leora J. Cantrell (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, age 13), Mervin L. Williams (son, married, elementary school teacher, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 2 years of college, age 31), Gladys Williams (daughter-in-law, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 26), Barbra Allen (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Hannalee (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 4).

    The children of MERVIN WILLIAMS and GLADYS BLAIR are:

    1. BARBARA ANN WILLIAMS, b. July 4, 1933, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 28, 1995, Langley, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BENTLEY.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Barbara A. Williams was born July 4, 1933 in Johnson County to Gladys Blair.
      According to Social Security death record transcripts, Barbara A. Bentley was born July 4, 1933, and died March 28, 1995. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky.
      According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Barbara Bentley died March 28, 1995 in Langley [Floyd County] at the age of 61. She was living in Floyd County at the time of her death.
    2. HANNAH LEE WILLIAMS, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MERRILL DEAN GERRICH.
    3. MILLARD L. WILLIAMS, b. October 3, 1938, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. 1938, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Millard L. Williams was born October 3, 1938 in Johnson County to Gladys Blair.
    4. MYRA CAROLYN WILLIAMS, b. November 26, 1940, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 10, 1940, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Myra C. Williams was born November 26, 1940 in Johnson County to Gladys Blair.
      According to her death certificate, Myra Carolyn Williams died December 10, 1940 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Icterus Granis Neonatorum." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her age as 14 days, her parents as Mervin L. Williams (b. Johnson County) and Gladys Blair (b. Johnson County), the informant as Zora Williams of Kenwood, and the burial place as Kenwood.
    5. JERRY WAYNE WILLIAMS, b. September 28, 1944, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 30, 1944, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Kenwood, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jerry W. Williams was born September 28, 1944 in Johnson County to Gladys Blair.
      According to his death certificate, Jerry Waine Williams died September 30, 1944 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, from "Erythialilatius Factolism" [hard to read]. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as September 28, 1944, his parents as Mervin L. Williams (b. Johnson County) and Gladys Blairs (b. Johnson County), the informant as Gladys Williams of Leander, Kentucky, and the burial place as Kenwood.
    6. DICKY C. WILLIAMS, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DAWN COSTAZO.

    (This information comes from Denise Gerrich and other sources)







HANNAH LEE WILLIAMS, daughter of MERVIN LEWIS WILLIAMS and GLADYS BLAIR, was born in Johnson County, Kentucky. She married MERRILL DEAN GERRICH, son of HAROLD MILLER GERRICH and BEATRICE KIRBY.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Hannah L. Williams was born in Johnson County to Gladys Blair.

    The child of HANNAH WILLIAMS and (unknown) is:

    1. CHARLES D. WILLIAMS.

    The children of HANNAH WILLIAMS and MERRILL GERRICH are:

    1. LEE ANN GERRICH, m. (1) MICHAEL D. SHAFER, m. (2) WILLIAM WALL.
    2. DENISE GERRICH.

    (This information comes from Denise Gerrich and other sources)







DICKY C. WILLIAMS, son of MERVIN LEWIS WILLIAMS and GLADYS BLAIR, was born in Johnson County, Kentucky. He married DAWN COSTAZO.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dicky C. Williams was born in Johnson County to Gladys Blair.

    The child of DICKY WILLIAMS and DAWN COSTAZO is:

    1. MATTHEW H. WILLIAMS.

    (This information comes from Denise Gerrich and other sources)







LEE ANN GERRICH, daughter of HANNAH LEE WILLIAMS and MERRILL DEAN GERRICH, married (1) MICHAEL D. SHAFER. She married (2) WILLIAM WALL.

    The children of LEE ANN WILLIAMS and MICHAEL SHAFER are:

    1. ERIN E. SHAFER.
    2. AMANDA M. SHAFER.
    3. ANDREW M. SHAFER.
    4. MEGAN L. SHAFER.

    (This information comes from Denise Gerrich)







ELIZA SALYER, daughter of FRANCES CONLEY and BENJAMIN H. SALYER, was born May 29, 1832 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died August 30, 1915 in Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Stapleton Cemetery in Sip, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married EDWARD "NED" STAPLETON, son of CHARLES STAPLETON and NANCY JANE SALYER. He was born about 1836 in Scott County, Virginia, and died before 1900.

Notes: Information on this family can be found on page 289 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Edward Stapleton was the brother of Catherine Stapleton, Allen Stapleton, and Joseph Stapleton.

According to Kentucky death records, Nancy Stapleton, daughter of Jonathan and Lydia Salyer, died September 5, 1854 in Johnson County from fever. She was born in Russell County, Virginia, a farmer's wife, and 42 years old.

According to her death certificate, Eliza Salyer Stapleton died August 30, 1915 in Little Gap from an apoplectic stroke. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as May 29, 1832, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Ben F. Salyer (b. Scott County, Virginia) and Francis Conley (b. North Carolina), and the informant as Albert Stapleton of Sip, Kentucky.

On pages 37 & 38 of the 1850 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated August 24 & 27, 1850), Charles Stapleton is listed as the head of the household for house #245, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Nancy (born in Virginia, age 42), Allen (born in Virginia, age 17), Katherine (born in Virginia, age 16), Edward (born in Virginia, age 13), Asa (born in Virginia, age 9), Joseph (born in Virginia, age 7), Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 6), and William H. (born in Kentucky, age 4).

On page 110 of the 1860 census for Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 18, 1860), Edward Stapleton is listed as the head of the household for house #699, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 24 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (born in Kentucky, age 28), Rebecca (born in Kentucky, age 3), Henderson (born in Kentucky, age 1), and William (born in Kentucky, age 15). They are living next to Edward's father.

On page 5 of the 1870 census for Hoods Fork in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated July 27, 1870), Edward Stapleton is listed as the head of the household for house #32, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Eliza (born in Kentucky, age 38), Henderson (born in Kentucky, age 10), Rebecca (born in Kentucky, age 12), Jonathan (born in Kentucky, age 7), Nancy J. (born in Kentucky, age 5), Frances (born in Kentucky, age 3), and Montreville (born in September of 1869 in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 9 of the 1880 census for District 47 (Hoods Fork) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 7, 1880), Edward Stepleton is listed as the head of the household for house #76, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Eliza (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in North Carolina, age 48), Johnathan (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Jane (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Francis (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Monterville (son, born in Kentucky, age 10).

On page 1 of the 1900 census for District 42 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 1, 1900), Albert Stapleton is listed as the head of the household for household for house #1, he's not working, single, born in June of 1881 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 18 years old. Also listed are Eliza (mother, widowed, born in May of 1832 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 11 children and 5 are still living, age 68), and Sanford Stapleton (grandson, born in July of 1873 in Kentucky [mistake], parents born in Kentucky, age 16).

On page 6 of the 1910 census for District 78 (Little Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), Elizia Stapleton is listed as the head of the household for house #61, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, and she's 67 years old. She is living next to her son, William A. Stapleton, and his family.

    The children of ELIZA SALYER and EDWARD STAPLETON are:

    1. REBECCA STAPLETON, b. March 22, 1857, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 21, 1939, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, buried in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, m. DANIEL JASPER DANIEL.
    2. HENDERSON BEECHER STAPLETON, b. April 8, 1859, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. before 1890, m. NANCY E. DANIEL.
    3. MARY STAPLETON, b. November 1, 1861, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. before 1870.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Mary Steepleton was born November 1, 1861 in Johnson County to Edward Steepleton (b. Scott County, Virginia) and Eliza Salyer (b. Floyd County, Kentucky.
    4. JOHNATHAN STAPLETON, b. 1863, Kentucky, m. ALIFAIR "OLLIE" CASTLE.
    5. NANCY JANE STAPLETON, b. August 15, 1865, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. November 10, 1927, Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) GREENVILLE F. SALYER, m. (2) MARTIN SALYER.
    6. FRANCIS STAPLETON, b. August 25, 1866, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 12, 1912, Hunnewell, Greenup County, Kentucky, buried in Naples, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. DAVID K. DANIEL.
    7. MONTERVILLE STAPLETON, b. September 17, 1869, Kentucky, d. April 23, 1928, Little Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Sip, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) LUCINDA RAMEY, m. (2) EFFIE M. CRIDER.
    8. ALVIN D. STAPLETON, b. October 1873, d. April 6, 1874, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky death records, Alvin D. Stapleton (age 6 months), son of Edward (b. Russell County, Virginia) and Elizabeth (b. Floyd County, Kentucky) Stapleton, died April 6, 1874 in Johnson County from unknown causes.
    9. WILLIAM ALBERT STAPLETON, b. June 14, 1881, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 18, 1941, Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Kerz, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELIZA COX.

    (This information comes from Denise Gerrich and other sources)







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