.                           William Henry Conley, 1881 - 1945
.                               s/o Benjamin Franklin Conley
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
                                                             author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

D14111   William Henry Conley,9                                     D1411    (Benjamin,8,Henry,7,David,6,Edmund,5,Henry,4)
.
.                      "Henry"
.                        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.

.                        issue:

.                        
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.
.                              issue:
.                              
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.
.                                    issue:
.                                    
(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.
.                                           issue:
.                                           
(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).
.                              issue:
.                              
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.)
.                              issue:
.                              
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.)
.                              issue:
.                              
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:
debhartman30@hotmail.com   
.                                 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