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MARY F. PELPHREY, daughter of NAOMA SALYER and ALEXANDER JEFFERSON PELPHREY, was born March 14, 1880 in Big Paint Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died December 3, 1938 in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Pelphrey Cemetery in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married OBEDIAH PELPHREY, son of JIMMIE PELPHREY and (unknown), November 16, 1899 in Johnson County, Kentucky. He was born May 28, 1881 in Kentucky, died April 17, 1946 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery near Manila, Johnson County, Kentucky.

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

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Obediah Pelphrey (age 21) married Mary F. Pelphrey (age 19) on November 16, 1899 in Johnson County.

When Oby Pelphrey's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Staffordsville, Johnson County, that his closest relative was "Mary Pelphrey (wife)" of Staffordsville, and that he was born May 28, 1879. He was found to be tall, of medium build, and he had blue eyes and dark-colored hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

According to her death certificate, Mary Pelphrey died December 3, 1938 in Staffordsville from pulmonary tuberculosis. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Johnson County, her birth date as March 14, 1883, her marital status as married, her husband as Oba Pelphrey, her parents as Jeff Pelphrey (b. Johnson County) and Oma Salyers (b. Johnson County), the informant as Oba Pelphrey of Barnetts Creek, Kentucky, and the burial place as Barnetts Creek.

According to her obituary, the date that Mary Pelphrey died conflicts with the date on her death certificate. It says that she died at her home in Staffordsville Friday night, but the date of the newspaper is August 8, 1938 (the transcription, not the actual paper). She was survived by her husband, Oba Pelphrey; 3 sons, Milford, Glenn, and Sherman Pelphrey; and 5 daughters, Mrs. Nollis Pickle, Mrs. Madge Pickle, Mrs. Leona Sturgill, Louis Pelphrey, and Pearl Pelphrey. She was buried in the Pelphrey Cemetery near the home of Mrs. Laura Pelphrey. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Mary Pelphrey died December 3, 1938 in Johnson County at the age of 55.

According to his death certificate, Oba Pelphrey died April 17, 1946 in Barnetts Creek from acute nephritis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as May 8, 1881, his marital status as widowed, his wife as Mary Pelphrey, his occupation as farmer, his father as Jemmie Pelphrey (b. Kentucky), his mother's name is blank, the informant as Johnnie Pelphrey of Barnetts Creek, Kentucky, and the burial place as Barnetts Creek.

According to his obituary, Obie Pelphrey (age 63), died April 17, 1946 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Clifford Sturgill, in Barnetts Creek, following a long illness from a complication of diseases, and was buried in the family cemetery in Manila. He was preceded in death by his wife. He was survived by 3 sons, Glen Pelphrey (of Sitka), Milford Pelphrey (Van Lear), and John Pelphrey (Paintsville); and 4 daughters, Mrs. Nollis Picklesimer (Ohio), Mrs. Clifford Sturgill (Barnetts Creek), Mrs. Pearl Spradlin (Barnetts Creek), and Mrs. Stambaugh (Sitka). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Oba Pelphney died April 17, 1946 in Johnson County at the age of 63. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On page 7 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (datad June 2, 1900), Mary and Obediah are found living in the home of her widowed mother. Naoma Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #59, she's a farmer, widowed, born in July of 1836 in Kentucky, parents born in North Carolina, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living [mistake], and she's 63 years old. Also listed are Rosa (daughter, single, not working, born in February of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 24), Jenny R. (daughter, born in December of 1896 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3), Obadiah (son-in-law, married, farm laborer, born in May of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 0 years, age 21), Mary F. (daughter, married, born in March of 1880 in Kentucky, married for 0 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 20), and Nollas (granddaughter, born in January of 1900 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 4 months).

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18 & 19, 1910), Oby Pelphrey 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 10 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 29), Nolos (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Milford (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Madge (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Leona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Glen (son, born in Kentucky, age 5 months).

On page 13 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 20, 1920), Obbie Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 39), MIlford (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Madge (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Leona (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Glen (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Louisa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), and Gypsie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 58-2 (West Van Lear) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1930), Obey Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #36, he's a coal loader in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Mary (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 48), Leona (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 23), Glenn (son, single, motorman in the coal mines, born in Kentucky, age 21), Louisa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Pearl M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 17 of the 1940 census for District 58-2 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1940), Ob Pelphrey is listd as the head of the household for house #124, he's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has no formal education, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Pearl (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), and May Pelphrey (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 8).

    The children of MARY PELPHREY and OBEDIAH PELPHREY are:

    1. NOLICE PELPHREY, b. January 29, 1900, Kentucky, d. April 12, 1979, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, buried in Williamsport, Pickaway County, Ohio, m. SANFORD G. PICKLESIMER.
    2. MILFORD PELPHREY, b. May 30, 1902, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 3, 1962, South Williamson, Pike County, Kentucky, buried in Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ROSA BLAIR.
    3. MADGE PELPHREY, b. September 5, 1904, Kentucky, d. December 9, 1969, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, buried in Williamsport, Pickaway County, Ohio, m. JOHN ELBERT "ELBERT" PICKLESIMER.
    4. LEONA PELPHREY, b. 1908, Kentucky, m. CLIFFORD STURGILL.
    5. GLEN PELPHREY, b. November 5, 1909, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 24, 1978, Kendallville, Noble County, Indiana, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARIE TACKETT.
    6. LOUISA PELPHREY, b. June 16, 1912, Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 16, 1958, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Sitka, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. LAWRENCE STAMBAUGH.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Louise Pelphrey Stambaugh (age 46), daughter of Obie and Mary Pelphrey Pelphrey, was born June 16, 1912 in Sitka, was a lifelong resident of the community, died October 16, 1958 in a local hospital following an illness of 3 weeks, and was buried in the Stambaugh Cemetery in Sitka. She was survived by her husband, Lawrence Stambaugh; 1 daughter, Mrs. John T. Ratliff (of Columbus, Ohio); 2 brothers, Glen Pelphrey (Wayland) and Melford Pelphrey (Van Lear); 4 sisters, Mrs. Leona Sturgill (Barnetts Creek), Mrs. Nollis Picklesimer (Williamsport, Ohio), Mrs. Mae Picklesimer (Circleville, Ohio), and Mrs. Pearl Spradlin (Barnetts Creek); and 5 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    7. GYPSIE M. PELPHREY, b. October 15, 1914, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Gypsie M. Pelphney was born October 15, 1914 in Johnson County to Mary Pelphrey.
    8. PEARL M. PELPHREY, b. January 20, 1922, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 28, 1980, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, m. CHARLES JESSE SPRADLIN.







SAMANTHA SMITH, daughter of KALA CANTRELL and JOHN M. SMITH, was born in December 6, 1859 in Morgan County, Kentucky, died June 15, 1932 in Flat Woods, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Bear Wallow Cemetery in Woodsbend, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married WILLIAM L. JACKSON "JACK" WRIGHT, son of WILLIAM B. WRIGHT and PATSY C. HILL, about 1882. He was born April 18, 1865 in Virginia, died January 16, 1932 in Flat Woods, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Bear Wallow Cemetery in Woodsbend, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth records, Semantha Smith was born December 6, 1859 in Morgan County to John Smith and Caly Conliel [hard to read].

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Semanthey Wright lived from October 15, 1861 to June 15, 1932, and was buried in Bear Wallow Cemetery in Woodsbend, Morgan County, Kentucky, and that Jack Wright lived from April 18, 1865 to January 16, 1934, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Samantha Smith Wright died June 15, 1932 in Flat Woods, Morgan County, Kentucky, from a valvular heart lesion. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as October 15, 1861, her marital status as married, her husband as W. L. J. Wright, her parents as John Smith (b. Kentucky) and Kaley Cantrill (b. Kentucky), the informant as Perry Henry of Woodsbend, Kentucky, and the burial place as the home graveyard.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Samatha Wright [sic] died June 15, 1932 in Morgan County at the age of 70.

According to his death certificate, William L. J. Wright died January 16, 1934 in Flat Woods [Flatwoods] from lobar pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Virginia, his birth date as April 18, 1865, his marital status as widowed, his wife as Samantha Wright, his occupation as farmer, his parents as William Wright (b. Virginia) and Betty Hill (b. Virginia), the informant as John Wright of Dingus, Kentucky, and the burial place as Wright Graveyard.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, William L. Wright died January 16, 1934 in Morgan County at the age of 69.

On pages 23 & 24 of the 1870 census for Walker in Wise County, Virginia (dated August 30 & 31, 1870), William Wright is listed as the head of the household for house #149, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Patty C. (born in North Carolina, age 46), Jasper (born in Virginia, age 20), Thomas (born in Virginia, age 15), Noah (born in Virginia, age 14), Clersa (born in Virginia, age 9), and William J. (born in Virginia, age 6).

On page 21 of the 1880 census for District 43 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 16, 1880), William B. Wright is listed as the head of the household for house #292, he's a farmer, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, and he's 56 years old. Also listed are Patsey C. (wife, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina, age 56), Clarasa (daughter, born in Virginia, age 20), and William L. J. (son, born in Virginia, age 15).

On page 11 of the 1900 census for District 75 (Magisterial District No. 5) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated June 6, 1900), Will J. Wright is listed as the head of the household for house #88, he's a farmer, born in April of 1865 in Virginia, parents born in North Carolina, married for 18 years, and he's 35 years old. Also listed are Semanth (wife, born in May of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, she's given birth to 12 children and 11 are still living, age 40), Samuel (son, born in December of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Marget [Margaret] (daughter, born in May of 1885 in Kentucky, age 15), Sarah (daughter, born in June of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), John (son, born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Elizabeth (daughter, born in October of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Tomey (son, born in January of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Syntha (daughter, born in February of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Linnie (daughter, born in May of 1894 in Kentucky, age 6), Walter (son, born in January of 1896 in Kentucky, age 4), Noah (son, born in May of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Andy (son, born in August of 1899 in Kentucky, age 9 months).

On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 149 (Coffee) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), William J. Right [hard to read] is listed as the head of the household for house #138, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in North Carolina, 1st marriage, married for 27 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Samantha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 13 children and 12 are still living, age 44), Cintha (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Lillie (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), Walter (son, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 13), Noah (son, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 8), Andy (son, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 8), and Brice (son, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 5 of the 1920 census for District 201 (Flat Woods) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 24, 1920), W. L. J. Wright is listed as the head of the household for house #227, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in North Carolina, and he's 54 years old. Also listed is Sammthea (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 57).

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 88-8 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), W. L. J. Wright is listed as the head of the household for house #146, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 21, and he's 77 years old. Also listed are Samantha (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 14, age 77), Andy Johnson (cousin, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 50), and Samantha Williams (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 13).

    The children of SAMANTHA SMITH and JACK WRIGHT are:

    1. SAMUEL G. WRIGHT, b. December 17, 1884, Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. after 1940, m. LUCILLE ALICE "ALICE" MCKENZIE.
    2. MARGARET JANE WRIGHT, b. May 1, 1885, Kentucky, d. May 15, 1920, Elk Fork, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. CLARENCE WILLIAMS.
    3. SYNDUSKA SARAH WRIGHT, b. June 18, 1886, Kentucky, d. September 24, 1960, Silverhill, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Silverhill, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. JAMES DADE CANTRELL.
    4. JOHN WRIGHT, b. February 7, 1887, Kentucky, d. September 26, 1971, Floyd County, Kentucky, buried in Silverhill, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. ARMILDA "MILLIE" GAMBILL.
    5. ELIZABETH "BETTIE" WRIGHT, b. April 10, 1890, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. April 18, 1930, Silverhill, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Morgan County, Kentucky, m. WILLIE GAMBILL.
    6. THOMAS WRIGHT, b. January 1891, Kentucky, m. MARVELLA CANTRELL.
    7. CYNTHIA WRIGHT, b. February 1893, Kentucky, m. JAMES R. PICKLESIMER.
    8. LILLIE MAY WRIGHT, b. November 15, 1895, Morgan County, Kentucky, d. September 22, 1981, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ELIJAH GAMBLE.
    9. WALTER WRIGHT, b. November 7, 1897, Kentucky, d. June 5, 1986, Rowan County, Kentucky, buried in Ophir, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. (1) NORA ETHEL MARIE WHITELY, m. (2) NORA GAMBLE.
    10. NOAH WRIGHT, b. May 12, 1898, Kentucky, d. December 6, 1985, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Dingus, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. SARAH C. SMITH.
    11. ANDREW WRIGHT, b. August 1899, Kentucky, d. August 17, 1927, Flatwoods, Morgan County, Kentucky, buried in Woodsbend, Morgan County, Kentucky, m. LILLIAN M. VANCLEAVE.
    12. BRICE M. WRIGHT, b. 1904, Kentucky, m. POLLY SMITH, November 25, 1918 in Morgan County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Brice Wright married Polly Smith on November 25, 1918 in Morgan County.
      On page 6 of the 1920 census for District 201 (Flat Woods) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated January 24 & 26, 1920), B. M. Wright is listed as the head of the household for house #228, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 17 years old. Also listed are Pollie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18). They are living next to Polly's parents.







WILLIAM H. LEMASTER, son of MARY "POLLY" CANTRELL and THOMAS LEMASTER, was born about 1866 in Kentucky, and died before 1930. He married MARTHA JANE TRIMBLE, daughter of WILLIAM MARK TRIMBLE and CYNTHIA ESSA REED. She was born June 20, 1867 in Kentucky, and died July 23, 1935 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Martha Jane Trimble was the sister of Albert Trimble and Sarah M. Trimble.

Although Martha Jane Trimble's mother's name is listed as Cynthia Williams on Martha's death certificate, it's found to be Cynthia Reed on both her brother Charles' birth record and her brother Orlando's death certificate.

According to her death certificate, Martha Jane Lemaster died July 23, 1935 in Paintsville from "Chronic Collitis." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as June 20, 1867, her marital status as widowed, her husband as W. H. Lemaster, her parents as Will Mark Trimble (b. Kentucky) and Cynthia Williams (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Alta Blanton of Riceville, Kentucky.

According to her obituary, Jane Lemaster (age 68) of Riceville, mother of 14 children, died July 23, 1935 in Daniels Hospital after an illness of several weeks.

On page 12 of the 1870 census for Barnetts Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 25, 1870), Wm. Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #82, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 19 years old. Also listed are Syntha E. Trimble (born in Kentucky, age 23), Martha J. Trimble (born in Kentucky, age 1), and Mary Lecetta Trimble (born in Kentucky, age 1 month).

On page 17 of the 1880 census for District 45 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 10, 1880), Wm. M. Trimble is listed as the head of the household for house #95, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Cynthia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 31), Martha J. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Mary L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Albert (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Charles (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Arlando [Orlando] (son, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Julia E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 13 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 17, 1900), William Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #114, he's a farmer, born in May of 1862 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 15 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Jane (wife, born in October of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 15 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 31), Mervie (daughter, born in June of 1887 in Kentucky, age 12), Altie (daughter, born in June of 1889 in Kentucky, age 10), Cyntha (daughter, born in May of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), and Thomas E. (son, born in September of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 9 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Low Gap) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), William H. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #57, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 22 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Martha J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and all are still living, age 42), Mervia O. [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Alta M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Cynthia A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Thomas E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Mary E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Charles E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Cloie L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Trimble V. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 11 months).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 38 (Jennies Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1920), William H. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #100, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Martha J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 51), Thomas I. (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Mary E. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Charley E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Chloe L. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), and Trimble V. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11).

On page 17 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Martha J. Lemaster is listed as the head of the household for house #138, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and she's 61 years old. Also listed is Fayette [hard to read] (son, married, born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 21). They are living next to Martha's son, Thomas, her daughter Chloe is in house #134, and her daughter Mary is in house #140. They are living next to son Thomas.

    The children of WILLIAM LEMASTER and MARTHA TRIMBLE are:

    1. MERVA O. LEMASTER, b. August 10, 1891, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. March 31, 1954, Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SHERMAN H. BLANTON.
    2. ALTA M. LEMASTER, b. January 12, 1893, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 4, 1977, Leander, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. CALLIE S. BLANTON.
    3. CYNTHIA ANN LEMASTER, b. 1895, Kentucky, d. October 8, 1958, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. VERLY DENNIS "DENNIS" WILLIAMS.
    4. THOMAS E. LEMASTER, b. October 8, 1898, Kentucky, d. January 21, 1981, Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, buried in Jeffersonville, Fayette County, Ohio, m. GOLDIE CONLEY.
    5. MARY E. LEMASTER, b. 1902, Kentucky, m. WAYNE HANNAH, son of ENOCH HANNAH and MIRANDA EMELINE ARMS.
    6. CHARLES E. LEMASTER, b. 1904, Kentucky.
    7. CLOIE LEMASTER, b. February 10, 1905, Kentucky, d. June 11, 1987, Hardin County, Ohio, buried in Alger, Hardin County, Ohio, m. LACY BROWN.
    8. TRIMBLE V. LEMASTER, b. May 5, 1908, Kentucky, d. June 3, 1969, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. RUIE CONLEY.







LEVI BLAIR, son of JAMES HENRY C. BLAIR and NANCY J. CONLEY, was born in May of 1872 in Kentucky, and died August 31, 1961 in Beaver, Pike County, Ohio. He married NANCY EVALINE "EVALINE" WILLIAMS, daughter of THOMAS WILLIAMS and MARGARET BROWN, about 1902. She was born November 3, 1883 in Kentucky, and died September 16, 1968 in Beaver, Pike County, Ohio.

Notes: Nancy Williams was the sister of Flora Williams, Louisa Jane Williams, Erie Zella Williams, Estalona Williams, and Ransom B. "Bee" Williams.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Levi Blair was born about 1868 and died August 21, 1961 at home in Pike County at the age of 93. He was married at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Evaline Blair was born November 3, 1883, and died September 15, 1968. She received her Social Security card in 1965 in Ohio, and her last place of residence was in Beaver, Pike County, Ohio.

According to Ohio death record transcripts, Evaline N. Blair was born about 1883 and died September 16, 1968 in Pike County Hospital Med Center in Pike County at the age of 85. She was widowed at the time of her death.

On page 27 of the 1900 census for District 41 (Magisterial District No. 4) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 13, 1900), Levi Blair is found living with a Ryland family and working as a farm laborer. William Ryland is listed as the head of family #214 in house #210, he's a blacksmith, born in January of 1850 in Texas, parents born in Tennessee, married for 26 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Sallie (wife, born in January of 1849 in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 51), Anna (daughter, born in August of 1880 in Kentucky, age 19), Georgia (daughter, born in June of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), and Levi Blair (servant, single, farm laborer, born in May of 1872 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28).

On page 36 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), Thomas Willims is listed as the head of the household for house #300, he's a farmer, born in August of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 25 years, and he's 44 years old. Also listed are Margaret (wife, born in October of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 25 years, she's given birth to 14 children and 12 are still living, age 44), William B. (son, born in May of 1880 in Kentucky, age 20), Isaac K. (son, born in March of 1882 in Kentucky, age 18), James J. (son, born in April of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Nancy E. (daughter, born in October of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), John R. (son, born in June of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Louisa J. (daughter, born in August of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Quintilla (daughter, born in December of 1890 in Kentucky, age 9), Arra Z. (daughter, born in February of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Altonia (daughter, born in May of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Estalona (daughter, born in October of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and Ransom B. (son, born in September of 1899 in Kentucky, age 8 months).

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Levy Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #78, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 8 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Nancy E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still livinng, age 27), Basil (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Thomas E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 7 months).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 40 (Riceville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 28 & 29, 1920), Levi Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #92, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Evaline (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 37), Bazil J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Thomas (son, born in in Kentucky age 11), Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Shellie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 17 of the 1930 census for District 58-4 (Magisterial District No. 1) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 10, 1930), Levi Blair is listed as the head of the household for house #188, he's a laborer doing odd jobs, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 28, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Eveline (wife, laundress, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 45), Henry (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Shella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Curtis D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Mazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), and Junior (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 7 months).

    The children of LEVI BLAIR and EVALINE WILLIAMS are:

    1. BASIL J. BLAIR, b. June 16, 1903, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 7, 1985, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) EMMA L. BLANTON, m. (2) ALTA BLAIR.
    2. HAZEL BLAIR, b. 1906, Kentucky.
    3. THOMAS E. BLAIR, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    4. LUCY BLAIR, b. April 8, 1911, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. 1992, buried in West Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. OVA JONES.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lucy Blair was born April 8, 1911 in Johnson County to Eveline Williams.
      According to her obituary, Lucy Blair Jones (age 81), daughter of Levi and Evelyn Williams Blair, was born April 8, 1911 in Johnson County, died in 1992, and was buried in Cumbo Cemetery in West Van Lear. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ova Jones. She was survived by 2 daughters, Flora Cantrell (of Hager Hill) and Sylvia Cantrell (West Van Lear); 2 brothers, Curtis Blair (Ohio) and Henry Blair (Ohio); 1 sister, Mazel Davis (Ohio); 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    5. HENRY BLAIR, b. 1914, Kentucky.
    6. MAUD BLAIR, b. December 1, 1916.
    7. SHELLY BLAIR, b. December 2, 1916, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Shella Blair was born December 2, 1916 in Johnson County to Eveline Williams.
    8. CURTIS D. BLAIR, b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Curtis Blair was born in Johnson County to Nancey Williams.
    9. MAZEL BLAIR, b. Johnson County, Kentucky, m. WELDON DAVIS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mazel D. Blair was born in Johnson County to Emiline Williams.
    10. LEVI BLAIR JR., b. Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Levi Blair was born in Johnson County to Evyln Williams.
    11. PEARLY BLAIR.

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







ENOCH HANNAH, son of NANCY FAIRCHILD and EBENEZER SCOTT HANNAH, was born March 22, 1871 in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 6, 1950 in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married MIRANDA EMELINE ARMS, daughter of MARY M. BLAIR and WALLACE B. ARMS, December 12, 1890 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born in June of 1874 in Kentucky, died March 16, 1950 in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Enoch NMN [no middle name] Hannah died March 6, 1950 in Riceville from bronchial pneumonia, arterioschlerosis, and senility. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Johnson County, his birth date as March 22, 1871, his marital status as married, his occupation as retired farmer, his parents as Eben Hannah and Nancy Fairchild, and the informant as Raymond Hannah.

According to his obituary, Enoch Hannah (age 78), son of Eben and Nancy Fairchild Hannah, was a resident of Johnson County his entire life. He was born in 1871, died March 6, 1950 at home in Riceville after an illness of 2 weeks, and was buried in the family cemetery in Riceville. He was survived by 2 sons, Wayne Hannah (of South Solon, Ohio) and Raymond Hannah (Riceville); and 5 daughters, Mrs. Malta Conley (Riceville), Mrs. Josephine Brown (Riceville), Miss Ida Hannah (Riceville), Mrs. Zue Rice (South Solon, Ohio), and Mrs. Goldie Copley (Dunlow, West Virginia). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her death certificate, Miranda E. Arms Hannah died March 16, 1950 in Riceville from pneumonia and the flu. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as June of 1874, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Wallace Arms and Mary Blair, the informant as Raymond Hannah, and the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice].

According to her obituary, Miranda E. Arms Hannah (age 75), daughter of Wallace and Mary Blair Arms, was a lifelong resident of Johnson County. She died March 16, 1950 at home in Green Rock after an illness of 3 weeks, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Enoch Hannah, just 10 days prior. She was survived by 2 sons, Wayne Hannah (South Solon, Ohio) and Raymond Hannah (Riceville); 5 daughters, Mrs. Malta Conley (Riceville), Mrs. Zue Rice (South Solon, Ohio), Mrs. Goldie Copley (Dunlow, West Virginia), Mrs. Josephine Brown (Riceville), and Miss Ida Hannah (at home) 1 brother, Jess Arms (Riceville); and 1 sister, Rachel Blair (Whitaker). (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

On page 32 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), Enoch Hannah is listed as the head of the household for house #265, he's a farmer, born in March of 1871 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, and he's 29 years old. Also listed are Miranda E. (wife, born in June of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 5 children and 4 are still living, age 25), Jennie (daughter, born in February of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Wayne (son, born in April of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Wallace B. (son, born in August of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Jessie (son, born in November of 1899 in Kentucky, age 6 months), and William Hannah (brother, single, farmer, born in August of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 26).

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18, 1910), Enoch Hannah is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 19 years, and he's 39 years old. Also listed are Maranda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 7 are still living, age 36), Jennie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Wayne (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Wallace (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Jessee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Malta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Missouri (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Goldie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 40 (Riceville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 28 & 29, 1920), Enoch Hannah is listed as the head of the household for house #87, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Miranda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45), Wayne (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 24), Malta (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Missouri (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Golda (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Ida (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Raymond (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Ivin (son, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 3 months), Josephine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 3 months), Linzie Blair (son-in-law, widowed, manufacturer of cross ties, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 34), and Geneva (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 3 years 9 months). They are living next to son Wallace.

On page 17 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Enoch Hannah is listed as the head of the household for house #139, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Maranda (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 15, age 36), Goldie (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Ida (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Raymond (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Irvin (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Josephine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), June Hannah (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 11), and Arnold Hannah (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9). They are living next to son Wayne.

    The children of ENOCH HANNAH and MIRANDA ARMS are:

    1. JENNIE HANNAH, b. February 1893, Kentucky, d. before 1920, m. LINDSEY BLAIR, son of JAMES HENRY C. BLAIR and NANCY J. CONLEY.
    2. WAYNE HANNAH, b. April 1895, Kentucky, m. MARY E. LEMASTER, daughter of WILLIAM H. LEMASTER and MARTHA JANE TRIMBLE.
    3. WALLACE B. HANNAH, b. August 8, 1897, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 29, 1929, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) BESSIE BROWN, m. (2) HULDA A. JACKSON.
    4. JESSIE HANNAH, b. October 10, 1899, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 9, 1913, Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Jesse Arms Cemetery in Denver, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to her death certificate, Jessie Hannah died December 9, 1913 in Jennies Creek from "cardiac asthina." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as October 10, 1899, her marital status as single, her parents as Enoch Hannah (b. Kentucky) and Miranda Arms (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Enoch Arms of Denver, Kentucky.
    5. MALTA BEATRICE HANNAH, b. January 18, 1902 Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 22, 1995, Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. PARIS CONLEY.
    6. MISSOURI HANNAH, b. August 21, 1904, Kentucky, d. May 14, 2000, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, buried in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, m. KENNETH WALLACE RICE.
    7. GOLDIE HANNAH, b. 1908, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) COPLEY.
      Notes: Josephine Hannah's name is listed as Mrs. Goldie Copley in both of her parents' obituaries.
    8. IDA HANNAH, b. 1910, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) SALYER.
      Notes: Ida Hannah's name is listed as Ida Salyers in her sister Malta's obituary.
    9. GEORGE RAYMOND HANNAH, b. March 28, 1913, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, George R. Hannah was born March 28, 1913 in Johnson County to Miranda Arms.
    10. IVAN HANNAH, b. September 2, 1915, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 14, 1947, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in the family cemetery, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ivan Hannah was born September 2, 1915 in Johnson County to Miranda Arms.
      According to his death certificate, Ivan Hannah died April 14, 1947 in Riceville from heart trouble due to rheumatism. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Riceville, his birth date as "unknown," his marital status as single, his occupation as "Invalid," his parents as Enoch Hannah (b. Riceville) and Maranda Arms (b. Kentucky), the informant as Enoch Hannah of Riceville, Kentucky, and the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice].
    11. JOSEPHINE HANNAH, b. 1918, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BROWN.
      Notes: Josephine Hannah's name is listed as Mrs. Josephine Brown in both of her parents' obituaries.







EMMETT RICE, son of MARGARET C. PACE and ALEXANDER RICE, was born May 7, 1898 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died May 4, 1953 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married LIZZIE PERKINS, daughter of WILEY B. PERKINS and SARAH ADAMS. She was born December 31, 1890 in Kentucky, died July 28, 1968 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Willey D. Perkins received a license to marry Sarah Adams on March 13, 1891. It was issued by J. H. Hammons, Magoffin County Clerk.

When Emmit Rice's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12 [no year] in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he state that he was a farmer, that his closest relative was Roy Rice of Ivyton, Magoffin County, and that he was born June 10, 1900. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Emmett Rice lived from May 7, 1898 to May 4, 1953, and was buried in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and that Lizzie Rice lived from December 31, 1890 to July 25, 1968, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his death certificate, Emmett Rice died May 4, 1953 in King's Daughters Hospital in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, from a cerebral hemorrhage. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as McGoffin County, his birth date as June 15, 1898, his marital status as married, his occupation as a retired painter for C & O Railroad, his parents as Alex Rice and Margarett Pace, the informant as "Mrs. Lizzie Perkins Rice (Wife)," and the burial place as Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Emmett Rice died May 4, 1953 in Boyd County at the age of 54. He was living in Boyd County at the time of his death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Lizzie Rice was born December 31, 1890, and died in July of 1968. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lizzie P. Rice died July 28, 1968 in Boyd County at the age of 77.

On page 56 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 27, 1900), Wiley B. Perkins is listed as the head of the household for house #484, he's a farmer, born in February of 1868 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in July of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 9 years, she's given birth to 5 children and all are still living, age 25), Lizzie (daughter, born in December of 1891 in Kentucky, age 8), George W. (son, born in September of 1893 in Kentucky, age 6), Jesse (son, born in October of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Jackson (son, born in November of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), Frank (son, born in Jan of 1900 in Kentucky, age 4 months), and Richard Penix (servant, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28).

On page 4 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 19, 1910), Wiley B. Perkins is listed as the head of the household for house #31, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 19 years, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 35), Lizzie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), George (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Jessie (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Taylor [Jackson Taylor or Taylor Jackson] (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 10), Floyd (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Dona (son, born in Kentucky, age 5).

On page 21 of the 1930 census for District 45-18 (Riverton and Wurtland) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Emmett Rice is listed as the head of the household, he's a painter for the railroad, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 23), and Finkie (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 3 months).

On page 15 of the 1940 census for District 10-30 (Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1940), Emmett Rice is listed as the head of the household for house #142, he's a watchman for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 5th grade education, and he's 37 years old. Also listed are Lizzie (wife, born in Kentucky, no formal education, age 35), and Frankel (son, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    The child of EMMETT RICE and LIZZIE PERKINS is:

    1. GEORGE FRANKEL RICE, b. 1927, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, George F. Rice was born in Johnson County to Lizzie Perkins.







RANEY P. ADAMS, son of JOSEPH ADAMS and MARY ANN CAUDILL, was born March 27, 1888 in Brownlow, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and died in January of 1975 in Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia. He married DELLA RISNER, daughter of WILBURN RISNER and ALICE ADAMS, about 1908. She was born February 15, 1891 in Kentucky, died July 2, 1944 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, and is buried in Cyrus, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Della Risner was the sister of Lundy Risner.

When Raney Adam'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 Brownlow [Magoffin County], that he had a wife and 5 children, and that he was born March 27, 1888 in Brownlow, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light-colored hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Raney Adams was born March 27, 1888, and died in January of 1975. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia.

According to her death certificate, Della Risner Adams died July 2, 1944 in Lexington from a common duct obstruction. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birthplace as February 15, 1891, her marital status as married, her husband as R. P. Adams, her parents as Wilbern Risner (b. Kentucky) and Alice Adams (b. Kentucky), and the informant as R. P. Adams of Cyrus, Kentucky.

On page 17 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 11, 1900), Wilburn Risner is listed as the head of the household for house #146, he's a farmer, born in September of 1872 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Alice (wife, born in May of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 10 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 30), Della (daughter, born in February of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), Warren (son, born in January of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Stella (daughter, born in August of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), Londa (son, born in May of 1898 in Kentucky, age 2), and Oad Tackett (boarder, widowed, day laborer, born in 1859 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 40).

On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Raney Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #109, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, and he's 22 years old. Also listed are Dellie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 2 years, she's given birth to 2 children and both are still living, age 19), Gladys (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1), and Audley (daughter, born in Kentucky, age blank).

On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 22 & 23, 1920), Raney Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #137, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Della (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28), Glades (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Audlady (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Anvory [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Flausey (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Thulma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 11 months), and Elmer (son, born in Kentucky, age 11 months). They are living next to Raney's widowed mother.

On page 22 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Raney Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #170, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Della (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 39), Ivory (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Thelma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13), Elmer D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), May (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Orval P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 4), and Ossie E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 8 months).

On pages 10 & 11 of the 1940 census for District 77-4A in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 16, 1940), R. P. Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #73, 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 52 years old. Also listed are Della (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 49), Elmer D. (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 3 years of high school, age 21), Mae (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Orville P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Ossie E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), and Zula (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7). Daughter Audley is in house #75.

    The children of RANEY ADAMS and DELLA RISNER are:

    1. GLADYS ADAMS, b. October 16, 1908, Kentucky, d. September 16, 1995, Marion, Marion County, Ohio, buried in Marion, Marion County, Ohio, m. HARKLESS CRACE.
    2. AUDLEY ADAMS, b. April 11, 1910, Kentucky, d. January 9, 1999, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. BRACKEN CONLEY HUNLEY.
    3. IVORY ADAMS, b. 1913, Kentucky.
    4. FLOSSIE C. ADAMS, b. March 6, 1914, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 2, 1984, Marion, Marion County, Ohio, buried in Kilbourne, Delaware County, Ohio, m. PAUL E. CONLEY.
    5. THELMA ADAMS, b. 1916, Kentucky.
    6. ELMER D. ADAMS, b. February 12, 1919, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Elmer D. Adams was born February 12, 1919 in Magoffin County to Della Risenor.
    7. EDGAR ADAMS, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Edgar Adams was born in Magoffin County to Della Risner.
    8. MAY ADAMS, b. 1923, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, May Adams was born in Magoffin County to Dellie Risner.
    9. ORVILLE P. ADAMS, b. 1926, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Orval P. Adams was born in Magoffin County to Della Risner.
    10. OSSIE E. ADAMS, b. 1928, Kentucky.
    11. MARVIN A. ADAMS, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Marvin A. Adams was born in Magoffin County to Della Risner.
    12. ZULA ADAMS, b. Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Zula Adams was born in Magoffin County to Della Risner.







SAMUEL CLARK CONLEY, son of WILLIAM MATTISON "MATT" CONLEY and ELIZABETH COLVIN, was born January 15, 1860 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died September 14, 1945 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married SARAH ELLEN PICKLESIMER, daughter of NATHANIEL PICKLESIMER and SUSANNAH TRIMBLE, August 31, 1882 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born November 19, 1862 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died November 9, 1953 in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in the family cemetery in Oil Springs, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Samuel Conley can be found on page 356 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Samuel C. Conley (age 22) married Sarah E. Picklesimer (age 19) on August 31, 1882 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, Samuel Clark Conley died September 14, 1945 in Johnson County from a gastric ulcer. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as January 15, 1860, his marital status as married, his wife as Sarah Ellen Picklesimer, his parents as Madison Conley (b. Kentucky) and Elizabeth Colvin (b. Kentucky), the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the informant as Ellis Conley.

According to his obituary, Samuel Clark Conley (age 85 years, 7 months, and 29 days), son of Madison and Elizabeth Colvin Conley, died on September 14, 1945. He married Sarah E. Picklesimer 63 years prior, and she survived him. To that union were born 5 sons and 4 daughter of whom 4 were still living; Ellis C. Conley (of Huntington, West Virginia), Lenna A. Conley (Cliff, Kentucky), Mrs. Ollie C. H. Hill (West Prestonsburg), and Mrs. Grace Chatfield (living at home). He was also survived by 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Samuel C. Conley died September 14, 1945 in Johnson County at the age of 85. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

According to her death certificate, Sarah Ellen Conley died at home in Oil Springs on November 9, 1953 from pneumonia and "arterial sclerosis." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as November 19, 1862, her marital status as widowed, her parents as Nattie Picklesimer and Susan Trimble, the doctor as Grant Rice [Ulysses Grant Rice], and the informant as Mrs. Grace Chatfield.

According to her obituary, Sarah Ellen Picklesimer Conley (age 90), daughter of Dr. Nattie Picklesimer, was born November 19, 1862 in Barnetts Creek, died November 9, 1953 at home in Oil Springs, and was buried in the family cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Conley, 8 years prior. She was survived by 2 sons, Ellis Conley (of Huntington, West Virginia) and Lonnie Conley (Cliff, Kentucky); 2 daughters, Mrs. Ollie Hill (West Prestonsburg) and Mrs. Grace Chatfield (Oil Springs); 1 sister, Mrs. Laura Trimble (Fairland, Ohio); 11 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Sarah E. Conley died November 9, 1953 in Johnson County at the age of 90. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 39 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1900), Clark Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #338, he's a farmer, born in January of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 40 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (wife, born in November of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 9 children and 7 are still living, age 38), Elis C. (son, born in August of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), Leonard L. (son, born in August of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), Lela Van (daughter, born in February of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Ollie P. (daughter, born in October of 1892 in Kentucky, age 7), Gracie D. (daughter, born in March of 1895 in Kentucky, age 5), Martin (son, born in June of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), and Mattie L. (daughter, born in January of 1900 in Kentucky, age 3 months).

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 62 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Clark S. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #46, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 28 years, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 6 are still living, age 47), Ollie P. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Gracie D. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Martin R. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Mattie [unreadable], and Wm. Madison Conley (father, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Kentucky, age 72).

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 40 (Riceville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 26, 1920), Samuel C. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #61, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 59 years old. Also listed is Sarah E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 57).

On page 2 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1930), H. C. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #12, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 23, and he's 70 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 19, age 67), Grace Chatfield (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, first married at 25, age 35), Bethe Chatfield [hard to read] (grandson, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 10), Harry E. Chatfield (grandson, born in Ohio, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Gale Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), and Tom Conley (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 9).

On page 19 of the 1940 census for District 58-9 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 23, 1940), S. C. Conley is listed as the head of the household for house #148, he's not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has a 7th grade education, and he's 80 years old. Also listed are Sarah E. (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 77), Tom Walter Conley (grandson, not working, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 19), Grace Chatfield (daughter, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 4 years of high school, age 45), William W. Chatfield (grandson, not working, born in Kentucky, 2 years of college, age 20), and Harry E. Chatfield (grandson, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 16).

    The children of SAMUEL CONLEY and SARAH PICKLESIMER are:

    1. ELLIS CALLAHAN CONLEY, b. August 6, 1883, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 13, 1956, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, buried in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, m. ESTELLA N. CHATFIELD.
    2. LEONARD A. "LENNA" CONLEY, b. August 9, 1886, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 22, 1957, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. COLISTA HARMON.
    3. LELA VAN CONLEY, b. February, 1889, Kentucky, d. before 1910.
      Notes: In the 1900 census Sarah Picklesimer Conley says that she has given birth to 9 children and 7 are still living. In the 1910 census she has given birth to 9 and 6 are still living. Lela is the only child missing.
    4. OLLIE P. CONLEY, b. October 14, 1892, Kentucky, d. May 17, 1983, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. (1) THOMAS SHERMAN MAY HILL, m. (2) EDWARD PREBBLE HILL.
    5. GRACE D. CONLEY, b. March 6, 1895, Kentucky, d. October 23, 1971, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, m. SAMUEL WALTER CHATFIELD.
    6. MARTIN ROSS "ROSS" CONLEY, b. June 18, 1897, Kentucky, d. 1923, m. ALCA MAE "MAE" COLLINS.
    7. MATTIE L. CONLEY, b. January 1900, Kentucky.







CHALLIE L. YATES, son of MARY E. PACE and FITZHUGH LEE YATES, was born February 5, 1886 in Kentucky, and died March 16, 1980 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky. He married BESSIE J. ADAMS about 1914. She was born January 4, 1899 in Kentucky, and died February 24, 1984 in Greenup County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Challie Yates can be found on page 180 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

When Challie Yates' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Greenup County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer in Rice, Greenup County, and that his closest relative was Bessie Yates of Rice. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had black eyes and black hair.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Challie Yates was born February 5, 1886, and died in March of 1980. He received his Social Security card in 1956 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Challie L. Yates died March 16, 1980 in Boyd County at the age of 93.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Bessie Yates was born January 4, 1899, and died in February of 1984. She received her Social Security card in 1969 in Kentucky, and her las place of residence was in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Bessie J. Yates died February 24, 1984 in Greenup County at the age of 85. She was living in Boyd County at the time of her death.

On pages 3 & 4 of the 1920 census for District 109 (Pennsylvania) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated January 23, 24, 25, & 26, 1920), Charlie Yates is listed as the head of the household for house #24, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Bessie J. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), Dorsie (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, age 5), Johna (brother, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 31), and Lee (father, widowed, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 55).

On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 45-19 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1930), C. L. Yates is listed as the head of the household for house #112, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 26, and he's 42 years old. Also listed are Bessie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 14, age 30), Dorcie (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Ossie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Flossie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Lee (father, widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 66). They are living next to Charlie's brother.

On page 14 of the 1940 census for District 45-22 in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), Challie L. Yates is listed as the head of the household for house #101, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Bessie (wife, born in Kentucky, 4th grade education, age 40), Dorsey (son, single, building construction contractor, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 25), Aussie (son, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 18), Flossie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), and Challie Jr. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

    The children of CHALLIE YATES and BESSIE ADAMS are:

    1. DORSIE C. YATES, b. May 22, 1914, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dorsie C. Yates was born May 22, 1914 in Magoffin County to Bessie Adams.
    2. OSSIE YATES, b. 1922, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Dorsie C. Yates was born in Greenup County to Bessie Adams.
    3. FLOSSIE YATES, b. 1923, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Flossie Yates was born in Greenup County to Bessie Adams.
    4. CHALLIE YATES JR., b. 1932, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Challie Yates was born in Greenup County to Bessie Adams.







DONA YATES, daughter of MARY E. PACE and FITZHUGH LEE YATES, was born February 1, 1892 in Kentucky, died November 14, 1980 in Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, and is buried in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia. She married (1) ALFRED RYE, son of HENRY M. RYE and MARY ANN RYE. He was born in January of 1868 in Kentucky, died January 14, 1929 in Greenup County, Kentucky, and is buried in Rye Cemetery in Danleyton, Greenup County, Kentucky. She married (2) PATRICK H. BELCHER, son of WILLIAM R. BELCHER and ELIZABETH "POLLY" SIPPLE. He was born February 3, 1895 in Millard, Pike County, Kentucky, died October 30, 1955, and is buried in Moore Cemetery in Millard, Pike County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Dona Yates can be found on page 180 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

Alfred Rye's mother's last name is listed as Rye on both his and his sister Ella's death certificates (1870-1935), as well as the birth records of his sisters Cordelia (b. 1853) and Florence (b. 1856), and his brother Eugene (1858).

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, William R. Belcher married Polly Sipple on June 22, 1882 in Pike County.

When Patrick Belcher's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Pike County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Millard, Kentucky, that he was single with no dependents, and that he was born February 3, 1895 in Millard. He was found to be tall and stout, and he had light blue eyes and dark brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of her headstone shows that Donna Belcher lived from February 1, 1892 to November 14, 1980, and was buried in Section G in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia. It also shows that Alfred Rye was buried in Rye Cemetery in Danleyton, Greenup County, Kentucky, and that Patrick H. Belcher was buried in Moore Cemetery in Millard, Pike County, Kentucky. No headstone photos are provided for Alfred and Patrick.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dona Fletcher was born February 1, 1895, and died in November of 1980. She received her Social Security card in 1973 in Indiana, and her last place of residence was in Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia.

According to Georgia death record transcripts, Donna Y. Belcher died November 14, 1980 in Richmond County at the age of 88. She was living in Richmond County at the time of her death.

According to his death certificate, Alfred Rye died January 14, 1929 in Greenup County, Kentucky, from broncho-pneumonia. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as January of 1868, his marital status as married, his wife as Dona Rye, his occupation as self-employed merchant, his parents as Henry Rye (b. Kentucky) and Mary Ann Rye (b. Kentucky), the informant as Challie Yates, and the burial place as Rye Cemetery.

On March 17, 1961, Dona Belcher filled out an application for a veteran headstone for Patrick [no middle name] Belcher. On that application it says that Patrick served from April 8, 1918 to July 5, 1919, and was honorably discharged. He served as a private in U.S. Army Base Hospital No. 214, and was awarded the Purple Heart. It also shows that he was born February 3, 1895, died October 30, 1955, and was buried in Payton Creek Cemetery in Millard, Kentucky. Dona was living in Baltimore, Maryland, at the time.

On page 47 of the 1870 census for Precinct 5 in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated July 26, 1870), Henry M. Rye is listed as the head of the household for house #348, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (born in Kentucky, age 40), Edgar (works on farm, born in Kentucky, age 22), Florence (born in Kentucky, age 14), Eugene H. (born in Kentucky, age 12), Laura (born in Kentucky, age 10), Sarah E. (born in Kentucky, age 8), Carrie (born in Kentucky, age 6), and Alfred (born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 18 of the 1880 census for District 42 (Yellow Creek) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated June 28, 1880), Henry M. Rye is listed as the head of the household for house #444, he's a farmer, born in Virginia, parents born in Virginia, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Mary Ann (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 50), Laura (daughter, teacher, born in Kentucky, age 20), Edgar (son, single, lawyer, born in Kentucky, age 31), Emma F. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 18), Carrie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Alfred (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Ella (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), and Wm. H. Lightner [William H. Lightner] (boarder, marital status not listed, farm worker, born in Kentucky, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Kentucky, age 24).

On page 7 of the 1900 census for District 50 (Hunnewell) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1900), Mary Rye is listed as the head of the household for house #61, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, she's given birth to 11 children and 7 are still living, and she's 69 years old. Also listed are Emma (daughter, single, not working, born in March of 1865 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 35), Alfred (son, single, farmer, born in July of 1868 in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 31), and Eugene Wheeler (grandson, born in August of 1885 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 29 of the 1900 census for District 81 (Forkes) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), William R. Belcher is listed as the head of the household for house #250, he's a farmer, born in March of 1857 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Elizabeth (wife, born in April of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 18 years, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 40), Lida (daughter, born in March of 1883 in Kentucky, age 17), Myra (daughter, born in September of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Bud (son, born in May of 1887 in Kentucky, age 13), Coony (daughter, born in May of 1889 in Kentucky, age 11), Willie (son, born in February of 1892 in Kentucky, age 8), Patrick (son, born in February of 1875 in Kentucky, age 5), and Jessie (son, born in June of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 19 of the 1910 census for District 76 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated May 5, 1910), Alfred Rye is listed as the head of the household for houses #165, he's a farmer, single, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Emma Rye (sister, single, not working, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 41), and Laura Slem (sister, widowed, living off of her own income, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, 46).

On page 17 of the 1910 census for District 167 (Forks) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated April 27, 1910), W. R. Belcher is listed as the head of the household for house #124, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 2 years, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Francis (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 2 years, she hasn't had any children, age 39), Bud (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Willie (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Patrick (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), Jessie (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), and Kelsie (son, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 4 of the 1920 census for District 109 (Pennsylvania) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated January 25 & 26, 1920), Alfred Rye is listed as the head of the household for house #27, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 49 years old. Also listed are Dona (wife, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 24), Mary M. (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in the United States, age 8 months), and Sarah E. Rye (sister, single, servant for a private family, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky, age 52).

On page 20 of the 1920 census for District 135 (Forks) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated January 16, 1920), William R. Belcher is listed as the head of the household for house #138, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Francis (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 50), and Patrick (son, single, farm helper, born in Kentucky, age 23).

On page 14 of the 1930 census for District 45-19 (Magisterial District No. 8) in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1930), Dona Rye is listed as the head of the household for house #117, she's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's either widowed or divorced [hard to read], and she's 35 years old. Also listed are Mary (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Florence (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7), Mable (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Margaret (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3).

On page 14 of the 1940 census for District 45-22 in Greenup County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), Patrick H. Belcher is listed as the head of the household for house #104, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has 2 years of high school, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Dona (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 45), Hazel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Thelma (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), Florence Rye (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17), Mabel Rye (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Margaret Rye (step-daughter, born in Kentucky, age 13).

    The children of DONA YATES and ALFRED RYE are:

    1. MARY M. RYE, b. May 7, 1919, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Mary M. Rye was born May 7, 1919 in Greenup County to Dona Yates.
    2. FLORENCE MAE RYE, b. 1922, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Florence Mae Rye was born in Greenup County to Donna Yates.
    3. EMMA MABLE RYE, b. 1924, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Emma M. Rye was born in Greenup County to Dona Yates.
    4. MARGARET RYE, b. 1927, Greenup County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Margaret Rye was born in Greenup County to Dona Yates.

    The children of DONA YATES and PATRICK BELCHER are:

    1. HAZEL BELCHER, b. 1930, Kentucky.
    2. PATRICK BELCHER II, b. 1931, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Patrick Belcher II was born in Greenup County to Dona Yates.
    3. THELMA BELCHER, b. 1935, Kentucky.







MINNIE E. COOPER, daughter of LOUISA A. PACE and THOMAS M. COOPER, was born February 25, 1884 in Kentucky, died February 26, 1937 in Bays, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Brushy Fork Cemetery in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married WILLIE A. ADAMS on March 17, 1904 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born November 24, 1873 in Kentucky, died in 1943, and is buried in Brushy Fork Cemetery in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Willie Adams was possibly William Adams, son of Sarah Caudill and Daniel Richard Adams. In the 1900 census, William's family is in house #416 and Minnie's family is in house #369 in the same district. In 1910, Minnie and Willie are living in house #113 in District 102, and William's family is in house #66. Willie Adams claims that he was born November 24, 1872 when he filled out his World War I draft registration card in 1918. William Adams was shown to be born in August of 1873 in the 1900 census.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Minnie E. Cooper married Willie Adams on March 17, 1904 in Magoffin County at the home of T. M. Cooper. The witnesses were Charlie Yates and Lon Cooper, and the minister was S. M. Whitt.

When Willie Adams' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 21, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Cyrus, Magoffin County, that his closest relative was Minnie Adams of Cyrus, and that he was born November 24, 1872. He was found to be of medium height and slender build, and he had blue eyes and light brown hair. Not being able to read or write, he signed the card with an "X."

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Minnie Adams lived from 1884 to 1937, and was buried in Brushy Fork Cemetery in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and that Willie Adams lived from 1873 to 1943, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Minnie Adams died February 26, 1937 in Bays, Magoffin County, from typhoid fever. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her age as 53 years and 1 day, her marital status as married, her husband as Willie Adams, her parents as T. M. Cooper (b. Kentucky) and Louise Pace (b. Kentucky), the informant as Dewey Adams [brother-in-law] of Lickburg, Kentucky, and the undertaker as Patrick Prater.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Minnie Adams died February 26, 1937 in Magoffin County at the age of 03 [sic].

On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Willie Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #113, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 26), and Cloris (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On page 19 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 26, 1920), Willie A. Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #161, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 35), Cloris (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Chester (son, born in Kentucky, age 3 years 10 months), and Ducynel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6 months).

On page 31 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1930 [hard to read]), Willie Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #308, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 47), Clarence (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 22), Chester (son, born in Kentucky, age 15), and Dicie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10).

    The children of MINNIE COOPER and WILLIE ADAMS are:

    1. CLARENCE ADAMS, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    2. CHESTER CORBETT ADAMS, b. April 14, 1915, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 3, 1995, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. ETHEL M. CONLEY.
    3. DUCYNEL ADAMS, b. April 11, 1919, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ducy N. Adams was born April 11, 1919 in Magoffin County to Minnie Cooper.







LYDIA ELIZABETH BLAIR, daughter of EVELINE CONLEY and JOHN BLAIR, was born in August of 1875 in Kentucky, and died March 27, 1958 in Boyd County, Kentucky. She married JOHN ANDERSON ROARK, son of JAMES WESLEY ROARK and VIRGINIA COOK, December 22, 1892. He was born February 16, 1872 in Letcher County, Kentucky, died August 26, 1948 in Hoods Creek, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Dixon Cemetery in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Lydia E. Roark died March 27, 1958 in Boyd County at the age of 84.

According to his death certificate, John Anderson Roark died August 26, 1948 in Hoods Creek from a cerebral hemorrhage caused by hypertension. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Letcher County, his birth date as February 16, 1872, his marital status as married, his wife as Lydia Elizabeth Roark, his occupation as blacksmith, his parents as John Wesley Roark (b. Letcher County) and Virginia Cook (b. Letcher County), and the informant as J. W. Roark of Ashland, Kentucky.

On page 30 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 19, 1900), John Roark is listed as the head of the household for house #257, he's a farmer, born in February of 1872 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, and he's 28 years old. Also listed are Liddia (wife, born in August of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 8 years, she's given birth to 4 children and all are still living, age 24), Rollie (son, born in September of 1894 in Kentucky, age 5), Carie (daughter, born in July of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Josia (daughter, born in November of 1897 in Kentucky, age 2), Blancha (daughter, born in May of 1900 in Kentucky, age 1 month), and Elen [Ellen] Blair (sister-in-law, single, not working, born in April of 1879 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 21).

On page 28 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 12, 1910), John A. Roark is listed as the head of the household for house #240, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 16 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Liddie E. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 36), Rolly (son, born in Kentucky, age 16), Carrie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Josie (sdaughteron, born in Kentucky, age 12), Blanchie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Dulcie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), John W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Samuel S. T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 2).

On pages 1 & 2 of the 1920 census for District 19 (Fairview) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated January 2 & 3, 1920), John A. Roark is listed as the head of the household for house #10, he's a blacksmith, born in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in the United States, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Lydia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45), Dulcae (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), John W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Samuel S. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Lydia E. Roark (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 6).

On page 21 of the 1930 census for District 10-23 (Lower Ashland) in Boyd County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), John Roark is listed as the head of the household for family #252 in house #207, he's not working, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 58 years old. Also listed are Lydia (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 55), and Lonzie Wagner [hard to read] (boarder, widowed, worker in a steel mill, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 18, age 30).

    The children of LYDIA BLAIR and JOHN ROARK are:

    1. ROLLIE ROARK, b. September 25, 1893, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. October 31, 1918, State Road Fork, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. ADDIE L. COOPER.
    2. CARRIE ROARK, b. July 1895, Kentucky.
    3. JOSIE ROARK, b. November 1897, Kentucky.
    4. BLANCHE ROARK, b. May 1900, Kentucky.
    5. DULCIE ROARK, b. 1902, Kentucky.
    6. JOHN W. ROARK, b. 1904, Kentucky.
    7. SAMUEL S. T. ROARK, b. 1908, Kentucky.







WANNA B. COOPER, daughter of LOUISA A. PACE and THOMAS M. COOPER, was born January 15, 1896 in Kentucky, died July 22, 1985 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Brushy Fork Cemetery in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married BENJAMIN FIELDEN ADAMS, son of ELIZABETH CATHERINE ADAMS and (unknown), about 1915. He was born November 21, 1893 in Letcher County, Kentucky, died March 21, 1993 in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Brushy Fork Cemetery in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: When Ben Fielden Adams' World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 8, 1917 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a farmer and a teacher in Lickburg, Kentucky, that he had a wife, child and brother who depended on him for support, that he had rheumatism, and that he was born November 21, 1893 in Letcher County, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and light brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Wanna B. Adams lived from January 15, 1896 to July 22, 1985, and was buried in Brushy Fork Cemetery in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and that B. F. Adams was born November 21, 1893. Benjamin's death date isn't inscribed on the headstone.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Wanna Adams was born January 15, 1896, and died in July of 1985. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, B. F. Adams was born November 21, 1893, and died in March of 1993. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Benjamin F. Adams died March 21, 1993 in Salyersville at the age of 99. He was living in Floyd County at the time of his death.

On page 18 of the 1920 census for District 72 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 13, 1920), Benjamin F. Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #158, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Wana B. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 23), Bennett (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), Edwin (son, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 10 months), and Burns Adams (brother, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 30 of the 1930 census for District 48-22 (Lynch) in Harlan County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Ben F. Adam is listed as the head of the household for house #296, he's a merchant in a dry goods store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Wanna (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 32), Bennett B. (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Edwin P. (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), and Robert E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 2 of the 1940 census for District 77-4A in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 3 & 4, 1940), B. F. Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #14, he's the Magoffin County Tax Commissioner, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has 4 years of high school, and he's 46 years old. Also listed are Wannie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 44), Bennet (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 1 year of high school, age 23), Edwin (son, single, not working, born in Kentucky, 4 years of high school, age 21), and Robert E. (son, born in Kentucky, 1 year of college, age 17).

    The children of WANNA COOPER and BEN ADAMS are:

    1. BENNETT B. ADAMS, b. 1917, Kentucky.
    2. EDWIN P. ADAMS, b. October 29, 1918, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Edwin D. Adams was born October 29, 1918 in Magoffin County to Wanna Cooper.
    3. ROBERT E. ADAMS, b. 1923, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Robert E. Adams was born in Magoffin County to Wanna Cooper.







SARAH CRACE, daughter of CAMPBELL C. CRACE and MAHALA CRAFT, was born in May of 1854 in Kentucky. She married (1) WILLIAM FIELDEN ADAMS, son of JACKSON ADAMS and NANCY COOPER, June 25, 1871 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was born about 1843 in Kentucky. She married (2) ISAAC M. WHITT about 1894.

Notes: Sarah Crace reportedly died June 23, 1937 in Scioto County, Ohio.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Fielden Adams married Sarah Crace June 25, 1871 in Magoffin County.

On page 42 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1900), Isaac M. White is listed as the head of the household of house #359, he's a farmer, born in August of 1842 in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, married for 6 years, and he's 57 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in May of 1854 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 6 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 8 are still living, age 46), Floyd (son, farm laborer, born in August of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), Thos. M. (son, born in April of 1886 in Kentucky, age 14), Benj. H. (son, farm laborer, born in August of 1888 in Kentucky, age 11), Walter (son, born in April of 1891 in Kentucky, age 9), John T. Adams (step-son, farm laborer, born in May of 1880 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), and Mahala Adams (step-daughter, born in July of 1882 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17).

On page 29 of the 1900 census for District 54 (Bloomington) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 18, 1900), there is a William Adams that could be the William Adams being researched here. Green Phipps is listed as the head of the household for house #251, he's a farmer, born in November of 1861 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 22 years, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Rebecca J. (wife, born in September of 1856 in Kentucky, father born in Kentucky, mother born in East Virginia, married for 22 years, she's given birth to 4 children and 1 is still living, age 43), William P. Crace (nephew, born in March of 1885 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15), and William Adams (boarder, divorced, day laborer, born in April of 1845 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 45.

On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Isaac Whitt is listed as the head of the household for house #111, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, and he's 68 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 16 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 57), and Thomas M. (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, age 24).

On page 37 of the 1920 census for District 123 (Bloom Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated February 7, 1920), Sarah Whitt is found living in the home of her son. Ben Whitt is listed as the head of the household for house #270, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Jennie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 25), Ray (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Homer (son, born in Kentucky, age 5), Bessie (daughter, born in Ohio, age 3 years 2 months), Annie (daughter, born in Ohio, age 1 year 4 months), Sarah Whitt (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, age 66), and Walter Whitt [Adams] (brother, single, clay miner, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 28).

On pages 26 & 27 of the 1930 census for District 73-2 (Bloom Township) in Scioto County, Ohio (dated May 1, 1930), Sarah Whitt is listed as the head of the household for house #254, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Virginia, first married at age 17, and she's 74 years old. Also listed are Walter Whitt [Adams] (son, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 36), and William J. Adams (boarder, divorced, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, age 53).

    The children of SARAH CRACE and FIELDEN ADAMS are:

    1. ELIZABETH CATHERINE ADAMS, b. April 13, 1872, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. March 2, 1915, Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
    2. ALAN P. ADAMS, b. 1876, Kentucky.
    3. WILLIAM L. ADAMS, b. 1878, Kentucky.
    4. JOHN TAYLOR ADAMS, b. May 11, 1880, Kentucky, d. January 30, 1948, Culp Creek, Greenup County, Kentucky, buried in Whitt Cemetery, Greenup County, Kentucky, m. HALLEY TACKETT.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, John Taylor Adams died January 30, 1948 in Culp Creek from acute nephritis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Kentucky, his birth date as May 11, 1880, his marital status as married, his wife as Halley Tackett, his occupation as farmer, his parents as William Adams (b. Kentucky) and Sarah Crace (b. Kentucky), and the informant as Cordie Adams of Baltimore, Maryland.
    5. MAHALA J. ADAMS, b. July 1882, Kentucky.
    6. THOMAS M. ADAMS, b. April 1886, Kentucky.
    7. WALTER ADAMS, b. April 1891, Kentucky.







JOSEPH ADAMS, son of JACKSON ADAMS and GLATHA REFFITT, was born March 24, 1848 in Floyd County, Kentucky, died November 27, 1917 in Wheelersburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in the Joe Adams Cemetery in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married MARY ANN CAUDILL, daughter of ABEL CAUDILL and MARY ANN "POLLY" CRACE, about 1874. She was born in January of 1850 in Kentucky, and died after 1920.

Notes: According to his death certificate, Joseph Adams died November 27, 1917 in Wheelersburg from old age. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as March 24, 1848, his marital status as married, his occupation as farmer, his parents as Jackson Adams (b. Floyd County) and Glathy Reffitt (b. Floyd County), and the informant as J. D. Adams of Wheelersburg, Kentucky. On page 26 of the 1870 census for Precinct 1 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated August 26, 1870), Joseph Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #178, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, and he's 22 years old. Also listed is Mary A. (born in Kentucky, age 20). Joseph's parents are in house #176.

On page 6 of the 1880 census for District 126 (Precinct 8 - State Road Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 5, 1880), Joseph Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #45, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 32 years old. Also listed are Maryann (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 30), Johnson (son, born in Kentucky, age 9), John D. (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Rhoda A. (born in Kentucky, age 3), and "Not Named" (daughter, born in March of 1880 in Kentucky, age 2 months). They are living next to Josephs parents.

On page 43 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 22, 1900), Joseph Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #370, he's a farmer, born in March of 1848 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 30 years, and he's 52 years old. Also listed are Mary Ann (wife, born in January of 1850 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 30 years, she's given birth to 10 children and 7 are still living, age 50), Della (daughter, born in March of 1880 in Kentucky, age 20), Louisa (daughter, born in March of 1882 in Kentucky, age 18), Clay M. (son, born in October of 1885 in Kentucky, age 14), and Raney P. (son, born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12).

On page 13 of the 1910 census for District 102 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 22, 1910), Joseph Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #110, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 40 years, and he's 62 years old. Also listed are Mary A. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 40 years, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, age 60), and Lulu (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, age 28). They are living next to Isaac Whitt, who's wife Sarah was first married to Joseph's brother William.

On page 17 of the 1920 census for District 71 (State Road) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 22 & 23, 1920), Mary Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #138, she's not working, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 70 years old. Also listed is Lulla (daughter, single, farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 37). They are living next to son Raney.

    The children of JOSEPH ADAMS and MARY CAUDILL are:

    1. JOHNSON SAMUEL ADAMS, b. September 29, 1870, Kentucky, d. June 16, 1946, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. (1) MYRTLE MCCLELLEN COOPER, m. (2) ADA ARNETT.
    2. JOHN D. ADAMS, b. June 3, 1873, Kentucky, d. January 28, 1962, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARY ELLEN ROARK.
    3. RHODA A. ADAMS, b. 1877, Kentucky.
    4. DELLA ADAMS, b. March 1880, Kentucky.
    5. LOUISA "LULU" ADAMS, b. March 1882, Kentucky.
    6. CLAY M. ADAMS, b. October 22, 1885, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. July 31, 1958, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. SARAH JANE HONAKER.
    7. RANEY P. ADAMS, b. March 27, 1888, Brownlow, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. January 1975, Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia, m. DELLA RISNER.







BERTIE JO COOPER, daughter of LOUISA A. PACE and THOMAS M. COOPER, was born December 11, 1899 in Kentucky, died September 12, 1950 in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Adams Cemetery in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She married DEWEY JOE ADAMS, son of JOHN D. ADAMS and MARY ELLEN ROARK, August 17, 1921. He was born July 30, 1902 in Kentucky, died March 18, 1989 in Floyd County, Kentucky, and is buried in Adams Cemetery in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstone (photo 2) (photo 3) shows that Bertie C. Adams lived from December 11, 1899 to September 12, 1950, and was buried in Adams Cemetery in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, that Dewey Adams lived from July 30, 1902 to March [day blocked by flowers] 1989, was buried in the same cemetery, and that Joe Adams was born and died on May 31, 1934, and was buried in the same cemetery. It also shows that Bertie and Dewey were married August 17, 1921.

According to her death certificate, Bertie Cooper Adams died September 12, 1950 in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, from pneumonia and typhoid fever. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Kentucky, her birth date as December 11, 1899, her marital status as married, her parents as Tommy Cooper and Louise Pace, the informant as Dewey Adams, and the burial place as the family cemetery in Lickburg.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Bertie C. Adams died September 12, 1950 in Magoffin County at the age of 50. She was living in Magoffin County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Dewey J. Adams was born July 30, 1902, and died March 18, 1989. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Dewey J. Adams died March 18, 1989 in Floyd County at the age of 86. He was living in Johnson County at the time of his death.

On pages 22 & 23 of the 1930 census for District 77-4 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 17, 1930), Dewey Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #174, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Bertie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 30), Johnie T. (son, born in Kentucky, age 7), Louesa (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 9 months), and Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 4 months).

On page 2 of the 1940 census for District 77-4A in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 3 & 4, 1940), Dewey Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #15, 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 37 years old. Also listed are Bertie (wife, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 40), Johnie (son, born in Kentucky, age 17), Louise (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Lucy (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Ruth (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Clara Mae (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 2).

    The children of BERTIE COOPER and DEWEY ADAMS are:

    1. JOHNIE T. ADAMS, b. 1922, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Johnie T. Adams was born in Magoffin County to Bertie Cooper.
    2. MARY LOUISA ADAMS, b. 1925, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to one Kentucky birth record transcript, Mary L. Adams was born in Magoffin County to Berta Cooper. According to another she was born in Johnson County.
    3. LUCY J. ADAMS, b. 1928, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Lucy J. Adams was born in Magoffin County to Bertie Cooper.
    4. RUTH L. ADAMS, b. 1931, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ruth L. Adams was born in Magoffin County to Berta Cooper.
    5. JOE ADAMS, b. May 31, 1934, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 31, 1934, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Joe Adams was born May 31, 1934 in Magoffin County to Bertic Cooper.
    6. CLARA MAE ADAMS, b. 1937, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Clara M. Adams was born in Magoffin County to Bertie Cooper.







HETTIE J. PACE, daughter of WILLIAM H. PACE and MARY M. ADAMS, was born April 6, 1892 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died August 2, 1966 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Tom Brown Cemetery in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky. She married THOMAS JEFFERSON BROWN, son of ARTIE ALLEN and DANIEL B. BROWN, about 1910. He was born May 1, 1887 in Kentucky, died April 9, 1958 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Tom Brown Cemetery in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky.

Notes: When Thomas Brown's World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Riceville, Johnson County, that his closest relative was Mrs. Hetty Brown of Riceville, and that he was born May 1, 1887. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had brown eyes and brown hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Hettie J. Brown lived from 1892 to 1966, and was buried in Tom Brown Cemetery in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, and that Thomas J. Brown lived from 1886 to 1956, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to her obituary, Hettie Pace Brown (age 74), daughter of the late Will Pace of Wenatchee, Washington and Mary Patrick of Magoffin County, was born April 6, 1892 in Magoffin County, died August 2, 1966 in Paintsville Clinic in Paintsville, and was buried in the family cemetery in Swamp Branch. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Brown. She was survived by 5 daughters, Mrs. Malcolm Jackson (of Conley, Kentucky), Mrs. Hurshel Blanton (Charleston, West Virginia), Mrs. James Carroll (Paintsville), and Mrs. Curt Bailey; 4 brothers, 4 sisters, 28 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to his obituary, Thomas Jefferson Brown (age 71 years, 11 months, and eight days), son of Daniel Brown and Art Allen Brown, was born May 1, 1886, and died April 9, 1958. He married Hettie Pace. There were 8 children born to this union, Mrs. Malcum Jackson (of Conley, Kentucky), Mrs. Iva Picklesimer (Baltimore, Maryland), Mrs. Herschel Blanton (Charleston, West Virginia), Den Brown (Chicago, Illinois), Dan Brown (Baltimore, Maryland), Mrs. Curt Bailey (Rochester, Indiana), Mrs. James Carrol (Paintsville), and Paul Allen Brown (Rochester). He left 24 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He was also survived by 2 sisters, Mrs. Henry Hamilton (Ashland) and Mrs. Linard Blair (Barnetts Creek); and 1 half-brother, Boon Brown. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.) According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Thomas J. Brown died April 9, 1958 in Johnson County at the age of 71.

On page 8 of the 1910 census for District 72 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 21, 1910), Thomas Brown is listed as the head of the household for house #80, he's a farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 1 year, and he's 23 years old. Also listed is Hetta (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 17). They are living next to Thomas' brother John, and on the other side of John are their parents.

On page 7 of the 1920 census for District 40 (Riceville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 26, 1920), Thomas Brown is listed as the head of the household for house #56, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Hetty (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 27), Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 9), Ivel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Trixie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 5 months), and Vertrice (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 1 year 5 months).

On page 16 of the 1930 census for District 58-8 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Thomas Brown is listed as the head of the household for house #131, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Hettie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 35), Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 19), Evel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Trixie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Vertrice (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Dee J. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Den W. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Audre [Audrey] (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 5), and Paul (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 4 months).

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 58-9 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 2, 1940), Tom Brown is listed as the head of the household for house #1, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has a 4th grade education, and he's 53 years old. Also listed are Hettie (wife, born in Kentucky, 7th grade education, age 47), Ethyl G. (daughter, single, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 29), Vertrice (daughter, single, waitress in a restaurant, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 21), D. William (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), D. James (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), Audry Lee (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Paul Allen (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Maryland Sue (granddaughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Bobby Lowel (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 2).

    The children of HETTIE PACE and THOMAS BROWN are:

    1. ETHEL G. BROWN, b. September 2, 1910, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 15, 1970, buried in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, met WALTER HORN, m. MALCOM JACKSON, son of CHARLES JACKSON and MARTHA FRANCIS COLE SALYER. He was b. February 15, 1905, d. August 3, 1992, buried in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Malcom Jackson was the brother of Branch Wallace Jackson.
      According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Joe A. Brown was born September 29, 1933 in Johnson County to Ethel Brown, Merlyn S. Brown was born in Johnson County to Ethel Brown, and Robert L. Brown was born in to Ethel Brown.
      According to her death certificate, Joe Ann Brown was stillborn on September 29, 1933 in Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky. Also on this certificate, her parents are listed as Walter Horn (b. Kentucky) and Ethel Brown (b. Riceville), the informant as Tom Brown of Riceville, and the burial place as Green Rock.
      Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Ethel Jackson lived from September 2, 1910 to February 15, 1970, and was buried in Jackson Family Cemetery in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and that Malcom Jackson lived from February 15, 1905 to August 3, 1992, and was buried in the same cemetery.
    2. IVAL BROWN, b. May 31, 1913, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) PICKLESIMER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Ival Brown was born May 31, 1913 in Johnson County to Hettie Pace.
    3. TRIXIE ANN BROWN, b. June 23, 1915, Riceville, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. August 4, 2006, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, buried in South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, m. HURSHEL L. BLANTON.
      Notes: According to her obituary, Trixie Ann Brown Blanton (age 91), daughter of Tom and Hettie Brown, was a resident of Raleigh, North Carolina at the time of her death. She was born June 23, 1915 in Riceville, Kentucky, died August 4, 2006 with her family at her bedside, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park in South Charleston, West Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Hurshel L. Blanton. She was survived by 1 son, Bill (Holly) Blanton (of Raleigh); 3 daughters, Barbara (Herb) Jacobsen (Ashland, Virginia); Carol Romine (of Louisville, Kentucky), and Margie (Charles) Weaver (Raleigh); 1 sister, Vertrice Carroll (Paintsville, Kentucky); 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    4. VERTRICE BROWN, b. July 14, 1918, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 12, 2010, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. JAMES L. "RED" CARROLL, son of JOHN F. CARROLL and NORA JANE ROSE. He was born February 12, 1917 in Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 24, 1998, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Vertrice Brown was born July 14, 1918 in Johnson County to Hettie Pace.
      According to her obituary, Vertrice Brown Carroll (age 91), daughter of the late Thomas and Hettie Pace Brown, was born July 14, 1918 in Johnson County, died January 12, 2010 in Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Wells Cemetery in Paintsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. "Red" Carroll, 1998. She was survived by 1 son, Jim Carroll (of Paintsville); 1 daughter, Gloria Wiley (MacClenny, Florida); 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
      According to his obituary, James L. "Red" Carroll (age 81), son of the late John F. and Nora Jane Rose Carroll, was a retired pipe fitter. He was born February 12, 1917 in Johnson County, died October 24, 1998 in Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, and was buried in Wells Cemetery in Paintsville. He was survived by his wife, Vertrice Carroll; 1 son, Jimmy Carroll (of Paintsville); 1 daughter, Gloria Jean Wiley (Versailles); 4 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)
    5. DAN JAMES BROWN, b. 1922, Kentucky.
    6. DEN WILLIAM BROWN, b. May 7, 1921, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. January 10, 1968, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Swamp Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. DORIS ANNALEE CAUDILL.
    7. AUDREY LEE BROWN, b. 1925, Kentucky.
    8. PAUL ALLEN BROWN, b. 1927, Kentucky.







ELIZABETH CATHERINE ADAMS, daughter of SARAH CRACE and WILLIAM FIELDEN ADAMS, was born April 13, 1872 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died March 2, 1915 in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, there was an Elizabeth Adams who married a Jesse Adams on June 16, 1891 in Magoffin County at the home of John H. Caudill. The witnesses were John H. Caudill and Margaret Caudill, and the minister was S. M. Whitt.

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, there was a Lizzie C. Adams who married an Abel Caudill on February 26, 1904 in Magoffin County at the home of George Whitt. The witnesses were Isaac Whitt and Emzie Whitt, and the minister was B. C. Howard.

According to her death certificate, L. C. Adams died March 2, 1915 in Lickburg from "Tuberculosis beginning at age when change of life was making way." Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, her birth date as April 13, 1872, her marital status as widowed, her parents as W. F. Adams (b. Magoffin County) and Lizzie C. Adams (b. Letcher County), the undertaker as Raleigh Tackett of Lickburg, and the informant as Ben F. Adams of Lickburg. It appears that Ben Adams wrote his mother's maiden name in the box that Lizzie's mother's maiden name should have been.

On page 29 of the 1910 census for District 104 (Flat Fork) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated May 12, 1910), Elizie Adams is listed as the head of the household for house #250, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, she's given birth to 7 children and all are still living, and she's 38 years old. Also listed are Marry W. (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 19), Benjamine F. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16), James M. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), Martha A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 12), Jesie I. (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7), Sarah Caudille [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 5), and Virga M. Caudille [hard to read] (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 2). They are living next to Lizzie's uncle, John C. Whitt.

    The children of LIZZIE ADAMS and (unknown) are:

    1. MARY A. ADAMS, b. 1891, Kentucky, m. ROLLIE TACKETT.
    2. BENJAMIN FIELDEN ADAMS, b. November 21, 1893, Letcher County, Kentucky, d. March 21, 1993, Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, buried in Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. WANNA B. COOPER.
    3. JAMES M. ADAMS, b. 1896, Kentucky.
    4. MARTHA A. ADAMS, b. 1898, Kentucky.
    5. JESSE I. ADAMS, b. 1903, Kentucky.
    6. SARAH CAUDILL, b. 1905, Kentucky.
    7. VIRGA M. CAUDILL, b. 1908, Kentucky.
    8. BURNS ADAMS, b. June 16, 1911, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. February 25, 1921, Lickburg, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lickburg, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to his death certificate, Burns Adams died February 25, 1921 in Lickburg from measles and bronchitis. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Magoffin County, his birth date as June 16, 1911, his father as "no information," his mother as Lizzie C. Adams (b. Magoffin County), and the informant and undertaker as B. F. Adams of Lickburg, Kentucky.
      Burns Adams is found living with his brother Benjamin in 1920.







MINNIE IVA PACE, daughter of WILLIAM H. PACE and FRANCES Z. STONE, was born October 8, 1899 in Kentucky, died June 9, 1971 in Wenatchee, Chelan County Washington, and is buried in Evergreen Memorial Park in East Wanatchee, Douglas County, Washington. She married TONY R. FLETCHER about 1912. He was born February 16, 1892 in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, died August 14, 1967 in Wenatchee, Chelan County Washington, and is buried in Evergreen Memorial Park in East Wanatchee, Douglas County, Washington.

Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, there was a Johnie Fletcher who was born August 21, 1917 in Magoffin County to a Minnie Pace.

When Tony Fletcher's World War I draft registration card was filled out on June 5, 1917 in Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, he stated that he was a self-employed farmer in Ivyton, that he was married, that he was crippled, and that he wa born February 16, 1892 in Ivyton, Kentucky. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had light brown eyes, brown hair, and one hand.

When Tony R. Fletcher's World War II draft registration card was filled out on May 27, 1942 in Waterville, Douglas County, Washington, he stated that he was working in Wenatchee, Washington, the person who would always know his address was Mrs. T. R. Fletcher of Wenatchee, and that he was born February 16, 1892 in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was found to be 5 feet 8 1/2 inches tall, he weighted 145 pounds, and he had brown eyes, black hair, a ruddy complexion, and he wore glasses and was missing all of the fingers on his left hand.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Minnie Fletcher lived from 1899 to 1971, and was buried in Evergreen Memorial Park in East Wanatchee, Douglas County, Washington, and that Tony Fletcher lived from 1892 to 1967, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Minnie Fletcher was born October 8, 1899, and died in June of 1971. She received her Social Security card prior to 1951 in Washington, and her last place of residence was in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington.

According to Washington death record transcripts, Minnie I. Fletcher died June 9, 1971 in Wenatchee, Chelan County. She was living in Douglas County at the time of her death.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Tony Fletcher was born February 16, 1892, and died in August of 1967. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Washington, and his last place of residence was in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington.

According to Washington death record transcripts, Tony R. Fletcher died August 14, 1967 in Wenatchee, Chelan County. He was living in Douglas County at the time of his death.

On page 25 of the 1900 census for District 37 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated June 14, 1900), Tony Fletcher is found living in the home of an aunt and uncle. George Stone is listed as the head of the household for house #203, he's a farmer, born in March of 1855 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 15 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Nannie (wife, born in April of 1870 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 15 years, she's given birth to 1 child and that child is still living, age 30), Charles (son, single, farm laborer, born in May of 1878 in Kentucky, age 22), Thomas (son, born in September of 1881 in Kentucky, age 18), Callie (daughter, born in December of 1883 in Kentucky, age 16), Dova (daughter, born in July of 1886 in Kentucky, age 13), and Tonie Fletcher (nephew, born in February of 1893 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 18 of the 1910 census for District 63 (Abbott) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated April 28, 1910), George Stone is listed as the head of the household for house #113, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 2nd marriage, married for 22 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Nansie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 22 years, she hasn't had any children, age 40), and Tony Fletcher (no relationship is listed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).

On page 23 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 29, 1920), Tony Fletcher is listed as the head of the household for house #222, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 20), and Imogene (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11 months). They're living next to Minnie's brother Bernie.

On page 4 of the 1930 census for District 9-4 (Bridge) in Douglas County, Washington (dated April 4, 1930), Tony R. Fletcher is listed as the head of the household for house #43, he's a fruit farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 20, and he's 38 years old. Also listed are Minnie I. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 13, age 30), Imogine (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), Edward C. (son, born in Washington, age 8), James E. (son, born in Washington, age 7), and Jaunita (daughter, born in Washington, age 4 years 9 months). Minnie's family members are in the area.

On page 9 of the 1940 census for District 9-14 (Highline) in Douglas County, Washington (dated May 1, 1940), Tony Fletcher is listed as the head of the household for house #93, he's a laborer for the W.P.A., born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 48 years old. Also listed are Minnie (wife, sorts apples, born in Kentucky, 8th grade education, age 40), Edward (son, born in Washington, age 18), James (son, born in Washington, age 17), and Juanita (daughter, born in Washington, age 14).

    The children of MINNIE PACE and TONY FLETCHER are:

    1. IMOGENE "JEAN" FLETCHER, b. February 21, 1919, Ivyton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. May 31, 2007, buried in East Wanatchee, Douglas County, Washington, m. TOM BIRMINGHAM, July 12, 1936, Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington. He was b. 1908.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Imogene Fletcher was born February 21, 1919 in Magoffin County to Minnie Pace.
      According to her obituary found on findagrave.com, Jean Fletcher Birmingham (age 88), eldest child of the late Tony and Minnie Pace Fletcher, came by train with her parents, to the Wenatchee, Washington, area, where she resided until her death. She was born February 21, 1919 in Ivyton, Kentucky, died May 23, 2007, following an extended illness, and was buried in Evergreen Memorial Park. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Edward Fletcher and James Fletcher; and an infant brother, Lawrence Fletcher; and 1 son-in-law, Jerry Lynn. She was survived by her husband, Tom Birmingham (age 99), whom she married on July 12, 1936 in Wenatchee; 2 sons, David (Anita) Birmingham (of East Wenatchee) and Larry (Phyllis) Birmingham (East Wenatchee); 1 daughter, Nancy Lynn (East Wenatchee); 2 sisters-in-laws, Faye Fletcher (East Wenatchee) and Val Fletcher (Moses Lake); 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
    2. EDWARD C. FLETCHER, b. 1922, Washington.
    3. JAMES E. FLETCHER, b. 1923, Washington.
    4. JUANITA FLETCHER, b. 1925, Washington.
    5. LAWRENCE FLETCHER.







TAYLOR R. PACE, son of ELIZABETH SALYER and MATTHEW C. PACE, was born March 21, 1873 in Kentucky, died in May of 1940, and is buried in Mathie Pace Cemetery in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky. He married SARAH ADAMS, daughter of JOHN ADAMS and BETHANY RISNER, August 7, 1895 in Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was born March 7, 1876 in Kentucky, died May 15, 1968 in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and is buried in Mathie Pace Cemetery in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Notes: Information on Taylor Pace can be found on page 183 of "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky," published and sold by The Magoffin County Historical Society.

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

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Taylor Pace married Sarah Adams August 7, 1895 in Magoffin County at the home of Dug Bailey. The witnesses were Dan Caudill and Millard Kelly, and the minister was John J. Prater.

When Taylor Pace'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 in Conley, Magoffin County, that his closest relative was "Sarah Pace Wife," and that he was born March 21, 1874. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes and black hair.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that Taylor Pace lived from March of 1883 [wrong] to May of 1904, and was buried in Mathie Pace Cemetery in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, and that Sarah Pace was born March of 1885, and was buried in the same cemetery. No death date for Sarah is engraved in the headstone.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Sarah Pace was born March 7, 1876, and died May 15, 1968. She received her Social Security card in 1966 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

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

On page 58 of the 1900 census for District 53 (Salyersville) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated June 28, 1900), Taylor R. Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #505, he's a farmer, born in March of 1873 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 27 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in March of 1875 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, she hasn't had any children, age 25), and James Blanton (nephew, farm laborer, born in March of 1884 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 16). They are living next to Taylor's parents and also next to Sarah's brother, William.

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 103 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 20, 1910), Taylor Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #40, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, age 31), Dola (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and John (son, born in Kentucky, age 5). They are living next to Taylor's brother Albert.

On page 8 of the 1920 census for District 78 (Ivyton) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated January 14, 1920), Taylor Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #67, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 43 years old. Also listed are Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 38), Dola (son, single, born in Kentucky, age 18), Fannie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), and John (son, born in Kentucky, age 14).

On page 20 of the 1930 census for District 77-5 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 14, 1930), Taylor Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #191, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 22 and he's 54 years old. Also listed is Sarah (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 18, age 50).

On page 36 of the 1940 census for District 77-5 in Magoffin County, Kentucky (dated April 25, 1940), Sarah Pace is listed as the head of the household for house #280, she's widowed, not working, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, she has an 8th grade education, and she's 61 years old. Also listed are Dola (son, widowed, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 37), and Dewie (grandson, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, 8th grade education, age 20).

    The children of TAYLOR PACE and SARAH ADAMS are:

    1. DOLA PACE, b. November 16, 1901, Magoffin County, Kentucky, d. September 16, 1949, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Conley, Magoffin County, Kentucky, m. FANNY ADAMS.
    2. FANNIE PACE, b. 1904, Kentucky.
    3. JOHN PACE, b. 1905, Kentucky.







GAY BAYES, daughter of LEANDER "LEE" BAYES and HATTIE COOPER, was born February 22, 1907 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, died December 25, 1996 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Winchester Cemetery in Winchester, Morgan County, Kentucky. She married (1) (unknown first name) CARTER about 1923. She married (2) EARL VICTOR TREDWAY, son of CHARLES H. TREDWAY and LULA S. (unknown last name). He was born December 30, 1905, died December 13, 1994 in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky, and is buried in Winchester Cemetery in Winchester, Morgan County, Kentucky.

Notes: Lulu Tredway's maiden name was reportedly Stiles.

According to Kentucky birth records, Gay Bays was born February 22, 1907 in Magoffin County to Leander Bays (b. Johnson County) and Hattie Cooper (b. Morgan County).

According to Indiana birth record transcripts, Earl Victor Tredway was born December 30, 1905 in Martin County to Chas Herry and Lulee S. Tredway. Charles' middle name has been reported to be Hewy.

Information found on findagrave.com and photos of their headstones (photo 2) shows that Gay Bayes Tredway lived from February 22, 1907 to December 25, 1996, and was buried in Winchester Cemetery in Winchester, Morgan County, Kentucky, and that Earl Victor Tredway lived from December 30, 1905 to December 13, 1994, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Gay Tredway was born February 22, 1907, and died December 25, 1996. She received her Social Security card in 1951-52 in Kentucky, and her last place of residence was in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Gay B. Tredway died December 25, 1996 in West Liberty, Morgan County, at the age of 89.

According to Social Security death record transcripts, Earl V. Tredway was born December 30, 1905, and died December 13, 1994. He received his Social Security card prior to 1951 in Kentucky, and his last place of residence was in West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Earl V. Tredway died December 13, 1994 in West Liberty, Morgan County, at the age of 88.

On page 16 of the 1910 census for District 116 (Halbert) in Martin County, Indiana (dated April 29, 1910), Charles H. Tredway is listed as the head of the household for house #152, he's a farmer, born in Indiana, parents born in the United States, 1st marriage, married for 6 years, and he's 25 years old. Also listed are Lulu (wife, born in Indiana, father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 4 children and 2 are still living, age 22), Earl V. (son, born in Indiana, age 4), and Jessie V. (daughter, born in Indiana, age 10 months).

On page 11 of the 1920 census for District 140 (Halbert) in Martin County, Indiana (dated January 21 & 22, 1920), Charles Tredway is listed as the head of the household for house #115, he's a farmer, born in Indiana, parents born in Indiana, and he's 34 years old. Also listed are Lulu (wife, born in Indiana, father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana, age 33), Earl (son, born in Indiana, age 14), Jessie (daughter, born in Indiana, age 10), Ray (son, born in Indiana, age 7), and Russel Lytle (nephew, born in Indiana, parents born in Indiana, age 6).

On page 9 of the 1930 census for District 88-7 (Magisterial District No. 2) in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 15, 1930), Gay Bayes is found living in the home of her parents. Lee Bayes is listed as the head of the household for house #41, he's a merchant in a general store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 25, and he's 50 years old. Also listed are Hattie (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 21, age 46), and Gay Carter (daughter, married, manager of a local utility company, born in Kentucky, first married at 16, age 23).

On page 1 of the 1940 census for District 88-12 in Morgan County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), Earl Treadway is listed as the head of the household for house #9, he's an engineer for the Road Department, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same house that he was in 1935, he has 4 years of college, and he's 34 years old. Also listed is Gay (wife, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 2 years of high school, age 33.







JAMES MANTFORD BAYES, son of AMANDA RICE and JAMES BUCHANAN H. BAYES, was born February 22, 1883 in Jennies Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died March 4, 1963 in Pewee Valley, Oldham County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky. He married FAY LESLIE, daughter of ROBERT ALAN E. LESLIE and MARY FRANCES WOMACK, about 1910. She was born about 1888 in Montague County, Texas, died April 18, 1962 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, and is buried in Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky.

Notes: Mary F. Womack's maiden name was determined by finding the death certificate of her son, Guy Womack Leslie (1891-1946).

When James Mantford Bayes' World War I draft registration card was filled out on September 12, 1918 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, he stated that he was working as a clerk for The Consolidation Coal Company in Van Lear, Johnson County, that his closest relative was "Fay Leslie Bayes - Wife" of Van Lear, and that he was born February 22, 1883. He was found to be of medium height and build, and he had blue eyes, dark-colored hair, and he had lost his left eye.

Information found on findagrave.com and a photo of their headstone shows that James M. Bayes lived from 1883 to 1963, and was buried in Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, and that Fay Leslie Bayes lived from 1888 to 1962, and was buried in the same cemetery.

According to his obituary, James Mantford Bayes (age 80), son of James B. and Amanda Rice Bayes, was a teacher and school examiner in Johnson County schools for 18 years, had worked for years in the auditing offices of the Northeast Coal Company and the Consolidated Coal Company, and he was a postmaster in Auxier, where he and his wife operated a store. He was born February 22, 1883 in Jennies Creek, died March 4, 1963 in Pee Wee Valley Hospital in Pee Wee Valley, Kentucky, and was buried in Lexington Cemetery. He was survived by his son, Guy M. Bayes (of Falls Church, Virginia); 1 daughter, Mrs. Marvin Crider (Middletown, Kentucky); 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to her obituary, Fay Leslie Bayes (age 74), daughter of Robert Alan and Mary Frances Womack Leslie, both pioneer families of Eastern Kentucky, was a former resident of Johnson County and had been a school teacher, a postmaster, and had helped her husband in the grocery business. She was born in Montague County, Texas, died April 18, 1962 in a Lexington hospital following a lengthy illness, and was buried in Lexington Cemetery. She was survived by her husband, J. M. Bayes; 1 son, Guy M. Bayes (of Falls Church, Virginia); 1 daughter, Mrs. Marvin Crider (Middletown, Kentucky); 2 sisters, Mrs. O. P. Larson and Miss Ruth Leslie (Washington, D.C.); and 7 grandchildren. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Fae Bayes died April 18, 1962 in Fayette County at the age of 73. She was living in Johnson County at the time of her death.

On page 24 of the 1900 census for District 87 (Magisterial District No. 7) in Pike County, Kentucky (dated June 15, 1900), Robert A. E. Leslie is listed as the head of the household for house #211, he's a teacher, born in July of 1854 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, and he's 45 years old. Also listed are Mary F. (wife, born in June of 1860 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 19 years, she's given birth to 8 children and 7 are still living, age 39), Mary F. (daughter, born in October of 1882 in Kentucky, age 17), June (daughter, born in July of 1884 in Kentucky, age 15), Fay (daughter, born in March of 1888 in Kentucky, age 12), Guy (son, born in May of 1891 in Kentucky, age 19), Ruth (daughter, born in April of 1893 in Kentucky, age 7), Speed (son, born in July of 1896 in Kentucky, age 3), and Ethel (daughter, born in October of 1898 in Kentucky, age 1).

On page 28 of the 1910 census for District 65 (Paintsville) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 30, 1910), Robert A. E. Leslie is listed as the head of the household for house #212, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 29 years, and he's 55 years old. Also listed are Mary F. (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 8 are still living, age 49), Mary F. (daughter, single, school teacher, born in Kentucky, age 27), Fay (daughter, single, school teacher, born in Texas, age 22), Guy (son, bookkeeper, born in Texas, age 18), Ruth (daughter, born in Texas, age 16), Speed (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Ethel (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 11), and English (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 2 (Auxier) in Floyd County, Kentucky (dated January 15, 1920), James M. Bayes is listed as the head of the household for house #113, he's a merchant in his own store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and he's 36 years old. Also listed are Fay (wife, born in Texas, parents born in Kentucky, age 31), Guy (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), and Jim (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 7).

On page 17 of the 1930 census for District 58-5 (Van Lear) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 5, 1930), J. M. Bayes is listed as the head of the household for house #161, he's a manager of a store, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 27, and he's 47 years old. Also listed are Faye L. (wife, born in Texas, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 22, age 42), Guy (son, born in Kentucky, age 18), and Jim (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 17).

    The children of JAMES BAYES and FAY LESLIE are:

    1. GUY M. BAYES, b. September 16, 1911, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Guy M. Bayes was born September 16, 1911 in Johnson County to Fry Leslie.
    2. JIM BAYES, b. December 12, 1912, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MARVIN CRIDER, son of MAYMIE CONLEY and GROVER C. CRIDER.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Jim Bayes was born December 12, 1912 in Johnson County to Fay Loslie.







JOHN PARIS "DEAL" PELPHREY, son of NAOMA SALYER and ALEXANDER JEFFERSON PELPHREY, was born January 1, 1873 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, died January 29, 1919 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky. He married LAURA ALICE TRIMBLE, daughter of JOHN GEORGE TRIMBLE and MATILDA VANHOOSE, November 30, 1894 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She was born March 28, 1876 in Johnson County, Kentucky, and died May 28, 1960 in Johnson County, Kentucky.

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

From Joe Conley, great-grandson of Deal Pelphrey: "Deal was an exceptionally prosperous man. Upon the death of his father, Deal's entire inheritance was mortgaged. Deal went to Jeff's creditors and asked them to give him till his crops came in and he would pay them. By the end of the year, Deal had saved his family's farm. My grandfather would tell me how he would shave in the mornings as he walked through the fields checking on his herds of cattle. Deal died a relatively young man (47) when he was stricken with the swine flu during the 1918/19 epidemic. Upon his death he left all seven on [of] his children a farm apiece."

According to Kentucky marriage record transcripts, Deel Pelphrey (age 21) married Laura Trimble on November 30, 1894 in Johnson County.

According to his death certificate, Deal Pelphrey died January 29, 1919 in Barnetts Creek from pneumonia and influenza. Also on this certificate, his birthplace is listed as Barnetts Creek, his birth date as January 1, 1873, his marital status as married, his parents as Jeff Pelphrey and Naoma Salyers, the informant as Paris Pelphrey, the undertaker as Paris Pelphrey, and the burial place as Staffordsville.

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Deal Pelphrey died January 29, 1919 in Johnson County at the age of 46.

According to her obituary, Laura Alice Trimble Pelphrey, daughter of John G. and Matilda Van Hoose Trimble, was born March 28, 1876 in Barnetts Creek, and died Saturday, May 28, 1960 in Johnson County after an illness of 3 weeks. She was preceded in death by her husband, Deal Pelphrey, in 1919. She was survived by 3 sons, Frank Pelphrey, Charlie Pelphrey, and Jessie Pelphrey, all of Staffordsville. (Taken from the obituary page of the The Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society's website.)

According to Kentucky death record transcripts, Laura A. Pelphrey died May 28, 1960 in Johnson County at the age of 84.

On page 7 of the 1900 census for District 40 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated June 2, 1900), John Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #57, he's a farmer, born in January of 1874 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, and he's 26 years old. Also listed are Laura A. (wife, born in March of 1876 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, married for 5 years, she's given birth to 3 children and all are still living, age 24), John B. (son, born in October of 1895 in Kentucky, age 4), Frank B. (son, born in March of 1897 in Kentucky, age 3), Challie (son, born in January of 1899 in Kentucky, age 1), and James Mahan (hired man, farm laborer, born in September of 1884 in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 15).

On page 5 of the 1910 census for District 71 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 18 & 19, 1910), Deal Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #42, he's a farmer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, married for 14 years, and he's 33 years old. Also listed are Laura (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, 1st marriage, she's given birth to 9 children and 6 are still living, age 33), Frank (son, born in Kentucky, age 13), Challie (son, born in Kentucky, age 11), Ruie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 8), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 6), Murza (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4), Trimble (son, born in Kentucky, age 2), Naoma (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in South Carolina, age 73), and Ernest Mahan (hired man, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17).

On page 12 of the 1920 census for District 37 (Barnetts Creek) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated January 20, 1920), Laura Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #103, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, and she's 43 years old. Also listed are Frank (son, single, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, age 22), Challie (son, born in Kentucky, age 20), Martha (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 16), Murzie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 14), Trimble (son, born in Kentucky, age 12), Jessie (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), and Patsie (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 4 years 2 months).

On page 13 of the 1930 census for District 58-7 (Magisterial District No. 3) in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 11, 1930), Laura Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #115, she's a farmer, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 19, and she's 54 years old. Also listed are Jesse (son, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 17), Patsy (daughter, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 14), Rollie Meade (son-in-law, married, farm laborer, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 23), Murzie Meade (daughter, married, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 20, age 24), James Meade (grandson, born in Kentucky, age 2), and Albert C. (grandson, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 1). They are living next to son Challie.

On page 5 of the 1940 census for District 58-8 in Johnson County, Kentucky (dated April 4, 1940), Challie Pelphrey is listed as the head of the household for house #38, he's single [mistake], a laborer in a grocery store, born in Kentucky, he's living in the same place that he was in 1935, he has an 8th grade education, and he's 41 years old. Also listed are Agnes (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 15), Kelse E. (son, born in Kentucky, age 14), Rubby A. (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 12), Betty (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 10), Robert C. (son, born in Kentucky, age 8), Jack (son, born in Kentucky, age 6), Mable (daughter, born in Kentucky, age 3), and Lara (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, she's living in the same house that she was in 1935, 3rd grade education, age 64).

    The children of DEAL PELPHREY and LAURA TRIMBLE are:

    1. JOHN B. PELPHREY, b. October 29, 1895, Fishtrap, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. September 14, 1900, Fishtrap, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky.
    2. FRANK B. PELPHREY, b. March 2, 1897, Fishtrap, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 24, 1962, Red Bush, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Johnson County, Kentucky, m. MERZIE VANHOOSE.
    3. CHALLIE PELPHREY, b. January 21, 1899, Fishtrap, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. December 16, 1972, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (1) MALTA J. RICE, m. (2) MOLLIE SALYER.
    4. ROUIE MAY PELPHREY, b. January 2, 1902, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. February 1, 1919, Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, buried in Staffordsville, Johnson County, Kentucky.
      Notes: Rouie May Pelphrey died 2 days after her father.
      According to her death certificate, Rouie Pelphrey died February 1, 1919 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky, from pneumonia and influenza. Also on this certificate, her birthplace is listed as Barnetts Creek, her birth date as January 2, 1902, her marital status as single, her parents as Deal Pelphrey (b. Kentucky) and Laura Trimble (b. Kentucky), the informant as Paris Pelphrey of Denver, Kentucky, and the burial place as Staffordsville.
    5. MARTHA PELPHREY, b. November 16, 1903, Fishtrap, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 19, 1991, Floyd County, Kentucky, m. GEORGE OLLIE SALYER.
    6. MURZIE PELPHREY, b. October 11, 1905, Fishtrap, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. April 3, 1993, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. ROLLIE MEADE.
    7. TRIMBLE PELPHREY, b. October 15, 1907, Fishtrap, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. May 11, 2004, Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio, m. MARIE A. ADAMS.
    8. HASKEL PELPHREY, b. 1910, Fishtrap, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. October 17, 1910, Fishtrap, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky.
    9. JESSE CARROLL PELPHREY, b. February 1, 1913, Fishtrap, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, d. June 7, 1985, Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. SALLY BLANTON.
    10. PATSY PELPHREY, b. October 30, 1915, Fishtrap, Big Paint, Johnson County, Kentucky, m. (unknown first name) BLEVINS.
      Notes: According to Kentucky birth record transcripts, Patsy Pelphrey was born October 30, 1915 in Johnson County to Laura Trimble.

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







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