|. William Henry Conley, 1881 - 1945
. s/o Benjamin Franklin Conley
author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
D14111 William Henry Conley,9 D1411 (Benjamin,8,Henry,7,David,6,Edmund,5,Henry,4)
. b 29 Apr 1881 Carter Co, Ky; d 13 Jan 1945 Ashland, Boyd Co, Ky, "age 63, of accident, total paralysis, spinal cord in-
. jury, s/o Ben Conley and Mary Fain", bur Rose Hill Cem, Ashland, Boyd Co. Henry had a brain tumor, causing blind-
. ness, paralysis, and death. He was b 29 Apr 1880 acc to his WW I draft reg card, but b 29 Apr 1881 acc to his death rec.
. See image of his death certificate below.
. m 9 Sep 1906 Carter Co to Myrtle S. Williams, b 13 Dec 1883 Carter Co, d 9 Nov 1956 Boyd Co, age "72", d/o Earl Wil-
. liams and Mary Long.
. 1910 Boyd Co, Ky census, Dist 5, Oakview Pct, ED 20, sheet 18B, #324/329, William H. Conley,28 Ky (Ohio,Ky), labo-
. rer, saw mill, Myrtle S.,26 Ky (marr 3 yrs, 2 ch, 1 living), Gaylord L.,2 Ky.
. 1918, 12 Sep: Grayson, Carter Co, Ky: WW I draft registration card: William Henry Conley, b 29 Apr 1880, age 38; of
. Rush, Boyd Co, Ky; occup: coal miner for Kentucky Gem Coal Co; nearest relative: Mertal Conley; described as
. tall, medium build, blue eyes, light brown hair. See image below.
. 1920 Carter Co census, Wilson Pct, Geigerville, ED 70, sheet 3A, #44/7, Henry Conly,38 Ky, miner, coal mine, Myrtle,36
. Va, Leo,12 Ky, Delbert,9 Ky, Laura,7 Ky, Ben,4 3/12 Ky, Alvy,1 3/12 Ky.
. 1930 Boyd Co census, Rush Dist, Cannonsburg, ED 10-9, sheet 1A, #11/11, Henry Conley,49 Ky (marr age 25), coal load-
. er, coal mine, Myrtle,46 Ky (marr age 23), Delbert,19 Ky, coal loader, coal mine, Laura,17 Ky, Ben,14 Ky, Alvia,11
. Ky, Avnell,9 Ky, Emma J.,6 Ky.
. 1940 Boyd Co census, Cannonsburg, ED 10-9, sheet 11B, #162, Henry Conley,58 Ky, WPA, Myrtle,56 Ky, Avonell,19
. Ky, Emogene,17 Ky, Laura,27 Ky.
. 1. Gaylord Leo Conley (Leo), b ca 1908 Ky, d 21 Jun 1975 Boyd Co, age "67", m Golda Belle Hicks (Goldie), b ca 1909
. Ky, d 3 May 1987 Boyd Co, age "78". (Gaylord and Goldia not located in SSDI).
. 1930 Boyd Co census, Dist 3, ED 10-8, sheet 14A, #144/145, Leo Conley,22 Ky (marr age 20), laborer, railroad, Gol-
. dia,21 Ky (marr age 20), Ronald L.,4/12 Ky.
. 1940 Boyd Co census, Dist 3, ED 10-10, sheet 11B, #169, Gaylord L. Conley,32 Ky, extra force, railroad, Goldia B.,31
. Ky, Ronald L.,10 Ky, Ray G.,7 Ky, Carl E.,7 Ky.
. 1973, 13 Jun: Boyd Co Will Bk 21, p 693 (dated 11 Jul 1953): will of Gaylord Leo Conley, Goldie Belle Conley extrx.
. a. Ronald Lee Conley, b 9 Dec 1929 Boyd Co.
. b. Gorden Ray Conley (Ray), b 6 Oct 1932 Ky, d 19 May 2008 Ashland, Ky (SSDI Ky), m Patricia Burns (Patty,
. Pat), b 30 Jun 1934, d 18 Jul 1999 Ashland (SSDI 407-40-2288 Ky). His and Patty's LR: Ashland, Boyd Co 41102.
. (1) Vicky L. Conley, b 21 Apr 1953 Boyd Co, m 23 Oct 1977 Boyd Co to Preston Crump, b ca 1955.
. Of Ashland in 2008.
. (a) Stacy Lauren Crump. b 6 May 1979 Boyd Co.
. (b) Jennifer Lynn Crump, b 29 Apr 1983 Boyd Co, m ____ Messer.
. (2) Gregory G. Conley (Greg), b 23 Aug 1955 Greenup Co, m Kathy ____. Of Lexington in 2008.
. c. Carl Edmond Conley, b 26 Sep 1935 Boyd Co, d 18 Jun 1998 (SSDI 400-46-9953 Ky).
. His LR: Catlettsburg, Boyd Co 41129.
. 2. Mary Jane Conley, b 1909, d 1909.
. 3. William Delbert Conley (Delbert), b 7 Jan 1911 Ky, d 9 Apr 1982 Huntington, Wayne Co, WVa (SSDI 236-05-5016
. WVa), m Mildred Beatrice Fannin (Beatrice,Bea) Fannin, b 9 Jun 1912 Minden, WVa, d 29 Sep 2007 Ashland, Ky (SSDI
. 403-58-8300 Ky), bur East Carter County Memory Gardens, d/o Edward Henry Fannin (Ed) and Nettie Thomas.
. William's and Mildred's LR: Rush, Boyd Co 41168.
. 1940 Fayette Co, WVa census, Fayetteville, ED 10-17, sheet 24B, #414, Delbert Conley,29 Ky, coal loader, coal mine,
. Beatrice,27 Ky, James,4 WVa, Joseph,1 WVa. (Family was lliving in Logan Co, WVa in 1935).
. a. James Russell Conley (Jim), b 1935 WVa, m Char ____. Of Bismarck, ND. He received a BSEE degree in 1972
. from Florida Institute of Technology and is a registered professional engineer in North Dakota. He taught courses
. in electrical power technology at Bismarck State College in Bismarck, ND. See his picture below.
. b. Joseph Allen Conley, b 1938 WVa, m Maria ____. Of McAllen, Tex.
. c. Jeanette Faye Conley, b 1943 WVa, m Michael Walker. Of Rush, Ky.
. d. William Edward Conley, b 1948 Ky, m Susie ____. Of Rush, Ky.
. e. Debra June Conley (Deb), b 1952 Boyd Co (d/o Mildred Fannin), m Richard Hartman. Of Rush, Ky.
. 4. Laura A. Conley, b 11 Jan 1913 Boyd Co, d 5 Dec 1989 Boyd Co, age "76" (SSDI 406-34-9396 Ky), m her 2nd cous-
. in Charles Withrow, b 26 Nov 1919 Boyd Co, s/o Arch Withrow (s/o Rose LauraConley (#D141e)) and Gertrude
. McClelland. Laura's LR: Rush, Boyd Co 41168.
. 5. Benjamin Franklin Conley (Ben), b 28 Apr 1915 Boyd Co, d 17 Apr 1979 Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, age "63"
. (SSDI 407-09-2208 Ky), m Orva F. Sprages Bratt, b 29 Mar 1914, d 2 Jul 1996 Cleveland, age "81" (SSDI 296-66-2059
. Ohio). Benjamin's LR: Brookpark, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio 44142. Orva's LR: Olmsted Falls, Cuyahoga Co 44138. Orva's
. father's name "Bragg" and she was b 29 Mar 1915 WVa acc to Ohio death index.
. 1940 Fayette Co, WVa censs, Fayetteville Twp, Minden, ED 10-17, sheet 13B, #223, Ben Conley,25 Ky, track layer,
. coal mine, Orva,24 WVa. (He was living in Boyd Co, Ky in 1935, and she in Raleigh Co, WVa.)
. a. Janet Conley.
. 6. Albert Earl Conley, b 22 Sep 1918 Carter Co, d 30 (? or 24) Sep 1918 Carter Co. (death listed as "Alva" Conley, s/o
. Henry Conley and Myrtle Williams."
. 7. Alva Murl Conley, b 22 Sep 1918 Carter Co, d 29 Apr 1990 Elyria, Lorain Co, Ohio, age "71" (SSDI 236-05-2503
. WVa), m Edna Bernoline Rapp, b 1 Mar 1922 WVa, d 25 Sep 2004 (SSDI 223-24-2435 WVa).
. They lived in Elyria, Ohio. Alva's and Edna's LR: Grafton, Lorain Co, Ohio 44044.
. 1940 Fayette Co, WVa census, Fayetteville Twp, Oak Hill, ED 10-9-B, sheet 2A, 318 Main St, #28, Alva Conley,21 Ky,
. coal loader, coal mines, Berna Lee,18 WVa. (He was living in Rush, Boyd Co, Ky in 1935, and she in Montgomery,
. Fayette Co, WVa in 1935.)
. a. Ricky Conley, b 1952, d 5 Nov 1976 Elyria, Lorain Co, age "24".
. 8. Bertha Avanell Conley (Avanell), b 3 Feb 1921 Boyd Co, d 10 Jan 1978 Pa (SSDI 407-30-8383 Ky), bur Lawn Croft
. Cem, Linwood, Delaware Co, Pa, m Bill Mason.
. Her LR: Chester, Delaware Co, Pa 19013.
. 9. Emma Gene Conley (Emogene), b 3 May 1923 Boyd Co, d 28 Oct 1979 Boyd Co (not in SSDI), m Walter Locey.
. Ref: 1. Ernest Lee Watson did much original research on Henry Jefferson Conley's descendants, involving interviews with
. living descendants and cemetery searches. He is descended from Benjamin Franklin (Frank) Conley. He d in
. 2010. Ernest also listed children Henry, Mary Jane, and Ima Gene who m Walter Locey.
. 2. James Russell (Jim) Conley's email: Jim.Conley@bsc.nodak.edu
. 3. Debra Conley Hartman's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 4. "The Daily Independent", 2 Oct 2007, obit for Mildred Beatrice Fannin Conley.
. 5. trees.ancestry.com, owner: SweNor1961. Has obit for Ray Gorden Conley.
. 6. trees.ancestry.com, owner: gceast50. Has obit for Mildred Beatrice Fannin Conley.
|. Jim Conley
. Picture courtesy of himself