. Benjamin Taylor Conley, 1856 - 1927, s/o James Milton Connelly
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

A332   Benjamin Taylor Conley,7                                                                                   A33   (James,6,Elijah,5,John,4)
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.                  b Apr 1856 Lawrence Co, Ind; d 6 Oct 1927 Terra Haute, Ind.
.                  m 7 Jan 1877 Lawrence Co to Minerva Eileen Vest (?Ellen), b Mar 1850 Ind.

.                  1880 census, family not located.
.                  1900 Lawrence Co census, Spice Valley Twp ED 79, sheet 9A, #162/162, Benjamin T. Conley, Apr 1856 Ind, head sawyer,
.                           Manvera E., Mar 1850 Ind (marr 22 yrs, 8 ch, 6 living), Elijah H., Nov 77 Ind, farm laborer, Hatttie, Mar 78 Ind, Homer,
.                           Mar 81 Ind, James, Mar 84 Ind, John, Sep 86 Ind.
.                  1910 census, family not located.
.                  1920 Vigo Co, Ind census, Harrison Twp, Terre Haute, ED 124, sheet 4B, 832 Eight St, #90/99, Ben T. Conley, laborer, paper
.                           mill, Minerva E.,66 Ind.
.                  1930 census, Minerva not located.

.                  issue:

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1.   Elijah Harrison Conley, b 11 Nov 1878 Ind (b Nov 1877 acc to 1900 census, b 11 Nov 1880 acc to WW I draft card), d
.                        13 Nov 1957, "age 81 yrs, 0 mo, 2 days", bur Summit Lawn Cem, Clay Co, Ind, m(1) 7 Feb 1901 Lawrence Co to Madia
.                        May Clouse, b ca 1880 Lawrence Co, d/o Samuel Clouse and Mary Brewer.  Elijah m(2) 21 Feb 1905 Lawrence Co to Anna
.                        McGrew, b ca 1886-87 Ind, d 1920's, d/o Frank McGrew and Sarah Wilson.  Madia m(2) 6 Aug 1905 Lawrence Co to Arrie
.                        E. Lynn and m(3) 22 Oct 1906 Lawrence Co to William Hixon, b ca 1867 Lawrence Co, s/o John Hixon and Lucinda Ste-
.                        vens.  Anna had m(1) 30 Nov 1901 Lawrence Co to the same William Hizon.  Elijah m(3) 21 Dec 1930 Vigo Co, Ind to
.                        Cordelia Riggle Mahan, b 18 Jan 1906 Sullivan Co, Ind, d 28 Nov 1951 Vigo Co, d/o Benjamin Riggle and Ida Belle Chastain.
.                        She had m(1) Ross William Mahan, d 2 Dec 1904 Sullivan Co, d 30 Mar 1983 Jefferson Co, Ala, s/o William Sherman Ma-
.                        han and Margaret Jane Houston.
.                        1910 Lawrence Co census, Marion Twp, ED 95, sheet 4B, #70/75, Elijah H. Conley,30 Ind (2nd marr), frayman, Annie,23
.                                 Ind (2nd marr, marr 5 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living), Wilford,4 Ind, plus 2 boarders.
.                        1918, 12 Sep: Terre Haute, Ind: WW I draft registration card: Elijah Harrison Conley, b 11 Nov 1880, age 38; of 2715 Liber-
.                                  ty Ave, Terre Haute; occup: helper for ?Halu...ey Eer; nearest relative: Anna Conley; described as short, medium
.                                  build, blue eyes, brown hair.
.                        1920 Vigo Co, Ind census, Harrison Twp, Terre Haute, ED 138, sheet 12B, 1350 Chestnut St, #295/318, Elijah H. Connely,
.                                  40 Ind, transfer man, transfer co, Anna,33 Ind, Wilferd,14 Ind.
.                        1930 Vigo Co census, Harrison Twp, Terre Haute, ED 84-21, sheet 13B, 1321 Chestnut St, #391/411, Elijah W. Connely,
.                                 48 Ind (wid), truck driver, transfer, Cordelia Mahan,24 Ind (div), roomer, Cornelia,2 9/12 Ind, roomer.
.                        issue:
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a.   Wilford H. Conley, b 19 Dec 1905 Ind, d Dec 1956 (SSDI 304-30-1041 Ind), bur Highland Lawn Cem, Terre Haute, m
.                              Helen Eaton, b 7 Apr 1908 Ind, d 21 Dec 1988 (SSDI 316-38-9064 Ind), bur Highland Lawn Cem.
.                              1930 Vigo Co census, Harrison Twp, Terre Haute, ED 84-21, sheet 17A, 1318 Chestnut St, #340/353, Willfred Conley,
.                                       24 Ind (marr age 19), truck driver, transfer, Helen,22 Ind (marr age 17), Willfred Jr,1 6/12 Ind.
.                              1940 census, family not located.
.                              issue:
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(1)  Wilford Conley, b 14 Dec 1928 Terre Haute, d 9 Nov 2009 (SSDI Ind), bur Highland Lawn Cem.
.                                     His LR: Terre Haute, Vigo Co 47803.
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(2)  Robert Conley.  
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(3)  Daniel Conley.  
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(4)  Mary Ann Conley, b 20 Feb 1943, d 29 Dec 1999 (SSDI 308-44-8653 Ind), m ____ French.

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2.   Hattie Connelly, b Mar 1878 Ind, m Henry Dale.
.                        Her birthdate inconsistent with brother Elijah's birthdate.

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3.   Herbert Richard Conley, b 10 May 1880 Ind, d Oct 1972 (SSDI 310-05-4736 Ind), bur Mitchell City Cem, Mitchell,
.                        Lawrence Co, m 19 Feb 1899 Lawrence Co to Lora Dell Daniels, b 1879 Ind (b Sep 1880 acc to 1900 census), d 1964, bur
.                        Mitchell City Cem, d/o Ellen Daniels.  Herbert's LR: Mitchell, Lawrence Co 47446.
.                        1900 Lawrence Co census, Marion Twp, ED 69, sheet 21A, #494/512, Herbert Connelly, May 1880 Ind (son-in-law), lab-
.                                 orer, Lora, Sep 1880 Ind (dau, marr 1 yr, 0 ch), living with Ellen Daniels.
.                        1910 Lawrence Co census, Marion Twp, Mitchell, ED 97, sheet 28A, #513/594, Herbert Conley,30 Ind, packer, cement
.                                 mill, Lora,30 Ind (marr 11 yrs, 3 ch, 2 living), Marie,5 Ind, Opal,2 Ind (son).
.                        1918, 12 Sep: Bedford, Lawrence Co, Ind: WW I draft registation card: Herbert Richard Conley, b 10 May 1880, age 38; of
.                                  644 Dodson, Mitchell, Law, Ind; occup: mill foreman for ?VPC Co; nearest relative: Lora Dell Conley; described as
.                                  short, medium build, blue eyes, dark hair.
.                        1920 Lawrence Co census, Marion Twp, Mitchell, ED 119, sheet 6A, 244 S 7th St, #136/144, Herbert Conley,39 Ind,
.                                 ..eward, cementill, Lora,40 Ind, Marie,15 Ind, Opal,12 Ind, Pansey,9 Ind, Sylvester,6 Ind.
.                        1930 Lawrence Co census, Marion Twp, Mitchell, ED 47-6, sheet 11B, 644 9th St, #248/255, Herbert Conley,58 Ind (marr
.                                 age 19), laborer, cement mill, Lora,58 Ind (marr age 19), Richard O.,22 Ind, Pansy,19 Ind, Sylvester,16 Ind.
.                        issue:
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a.   Marie Conley, b ca 1915 Ind.  Not listed in 1900 census.
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b.   Richard Opal Conley, b ca 1918 Ind.
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c.   Pansy Merlene Conley (Pat), b 10 Nov 1910 Lawrence Co, d 25 Jul 1993 Orange Co, Fla (SSDI 412-56-5883 Tenn),
.                              m 19 Apr 1935 High Point, NC to Ralph Emmerson Snouffer, b 19 Apr 1909, d Apr 1978 Clark Co, Nev (SSDI 528-
.                              16-6722 Utah), bur Dublin Cem, Dublin, Franklin Co, Ohio, s/o Marion Curtis Snouffer and Etta Belle Davis.
.                              Pat's LR: Orlando, Orange Co, Fla 32835.  HerR: Las Vegas, Clark Co, Nev 89101.
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d.   Sylvester Conley, b ca 1914 Ind.

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4.   James Conley, b Mar 1884 Ind.
.                        1910 census, James not located.

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5.   John L. Conley, b 10 Sep 1888 Lawrence Co (b Sep 1886 acc to 1900 census), m 24 Nov 1906 Lawrence Co to Gertrude
.                        M. Hostetler, b 1887 Ind, d 1925, bur Highland Lawn Cem, Terre Haute.
.                        1910 census, family not located.
.                        1917, 5 Jun: Terre Haute, Ind: WW I draft registration card: John Conley, b 10 Sep 1888 Lawrence Co, Ind, age 28; of 1472
.                                 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute; occup: freight handler for P.C.C. + H.L. R.R.; married; described as medium height, slender
.                                 build, blue eyes, dk brown hair.
.                        1920 Vigo Co, Ind census, Harrison Twp, Terre Haute, ED 124, sheet 10A, 802 Tenth St, #221/234, John Conley,30 Ind
.                                 (Wash,Wash), laborer, Gertrude,32 Ind, wash woman, at home, Harley,12 Ind, newsboy, Edward,11 Ind, newsboy,
.                                 Pauline,9 Ind, Ida,8 Ind, Flossie,7 Ind, Benjamin,4 8/12 Ind, Printha,1 10/12 Ind.
.                        1925 Terre Haute, Ind City Directory: p 193: Conley John L (Gertrude M), h802 S 10th
.                        1930 Vigo Co census, Lost Creek Twp, Glenn Home for Dependent Children, ED 84-54, sheet 1B, Ida Conley,18 Ind (Ind,
.                                 Ky), inmate.
.                        1930 Vigo Co census, Lost Creek Twp, Glenn Home for Dependent Children, ED 84-54, sheet 2A, Flossie Conley,16 Ind
.                                 (Ind,Ky), inmate, Alice Conley,9 Ind (Ind,Ky), inmate, Prinitha Conley,12 Ind (Ind,Ky), inmate.
.                        issue:
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a.   Harley Conley, b 7 May 1907 Ind, d Feb 1982 (SSDI 307-03-6496 Ind), bur Lebanon Cem, Midland, Greene Co, Ind,
.                              m Nellie M. Humble, b 16 Mar 1907 Ind, d Jan 1982 (SSDI 312-16-5936 Ind), bur Lebanon Cem, d/o Charles R. Hum-
.                              ble and Leatha Harrison.  Harley's LR and his and Nellie's LB: Jasonville, Greene Co, Ind 47438.
.                              1940 Vigo Co census, Harrison Twp, ED 84-61, sheet 10A, #227, Harley Conley,33 Ind, billing clerk, public service,
.                                       Nellie,33 Ind, Barbara,,10 Ind.
.                              issue:
.                              
(1)  Barbara Conley, b ca 1930 Ind.
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b.   Edward Conley, b ca 1909 Ind.
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c.   Pauline Conley, b ca 1911 Ind.
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d.   Ida Conley, b ca 1912 Ind.
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e.   Flossie Conley, b ca 1913 Ind.
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f.   Benjamin Conley, b ca 1915 Ind.
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g.   Printha Conley, b ca 1918 Ind.
.                   ?   
h.   Alice Conley, b ca 1921 Ind.






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.                  Ref:  1.   Patricia Gordon's notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: bpgord@pgtc.com   
.                           2.   Donnie Hazel's notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: dhazel1@cpmail.ivytech.edu  
.                           3.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Wabash Valley Genealogy...
.                                 Same, info by RabbitTrack and Gervaise Dynes-Wolak.
.                                 Same, info by Susan (Haldeman) Fowler.
.                           4.   trees.ancestry.com, owner: BillFairbanks26.
.                           5.   News from Terre Haute, Indiana, 10 Nov 2009: Wilford Conley Jr., 80, resident of Meadows Manor East, died Mon-
.                                 day, Nov. 9, 2009. Born in Terre Haute on Dec. 14, 1928, he was the son of Wilford Conley Sr. and Helen (Eaton)
.                                 Conley. He retired from the maintenance department of Indiana State University after having worked for 20 years. He
.                                 was a very avid bowler. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert Conley and Daniel Conley; and a
.                                 sister, Maryann Conley French. He is survived by many nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thurs-
.                                 day at DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive. Burial will be at Highland Lawn Cemetery. Calling is 11 a.m.
.                                 until services Thursday
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