|. Benjamin Franklin Conley, 1887 - 1971
. s/o Benjamin Franklin Conley
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
D14114 Benjamin Franklin Conley,9 D1411 (Benjamin,8,Henry,7,David,6,Edmund,5,Henry,4)
. b 13 Jul 1887 Kilgore, Carter Co, Ky; d 31 Mar 1971 Carter Co (SSDI 404-07-4654 Ky).
. (he was b 1886 acc to family sources, b 1888 acc to 1900 census, b 1886 acc to WW I draft reg card, and b 1887 acc to
. m 13 Nov 1909 Carter Co to Lou Bertha Mullins (Bertha), b 13 Apr 1889 Carter Co, d 17 Nov 1978 Carter Co, age "89"
. (SSDI 406-68-9847 Ky), d/o James Wesley Mullins and Mary Susan Stephens.
. Frank's and Bertha's LR: Grayson, Carter Co, 41143. He isn't listed in the Ky death record index.
. 1910 Carter Co census, Dist 7, Geigerville, ED 47, sheet 4A, #67/69, Frank Conley,23 Ky, farmer, general farm, Bertha,21
. Ky (marr 0 yr, 0 ch).
. 1917, 5 Jun: Carter Co, Ky: WW I draft registration card: Frank Conley, b 13 Jul 1886 Kilgore, Ky, age 30; of Seney, Ky;
. occup: farming; married with 3 children; described as medium height and build, blue eyes, light hair.
. See image below.
. 1920 Carter Co census, Wilson Pct, Geigerville, ED 70, sheet 10A, #260/5, Frank Conley,32 Ky, miner, coal mine, Bertha,
. 31 Ky, Jessie,9 Ky, Clifford,6 Ky, Ethel,5 Ky.
. 1930 Carter Co census, Wilson Pct, Geigerville, ED 22-16, sheet 13B, #224/226, Frank Conley,42 Ky (marr age 22), far-
. mer, general farm, Bertha M.,41 Ky, Jessie,18 Ky, Clifford,16 Ky, farm laborer, general farm, Ethel,15 Ky, Marie,9
. 1940 Carter Co census, Dist 7, ED 22-19, sheet 17B, #274, Frank Conley,52 Ky, farmer, farm, Bertha,51 Ky, Clifford,26
. Ky, miner, coal mine, Jonice D.,5 Ky.
. 1. Jessie Alice Conley, b 8 Aug 1910 Carter Co, d 1 Dec 2011 Ashland, Ky (not in SSDI), bur Cribbs Hill Cem, m(2) 17
. Dec 1932 Carter Co to Roscoe E. Crum, b 20 Dec 1907 Greenup Co, d 27 Apr 1971 Fayette Co, Ky, age "63, residence
. Carter Co" (SSDI 405-05-4252 Ky), s/o Harve Elam (s/o Burt Elam) and Laura Sheppard. Roscoe was adopted by
. James W. Crum and Louisa Dickens. Roscoe was Rosco Dickens,12 Ky (adopted son), living with James W. Crum,71
. Ky, and wife Elizabeth,58 WVa, in the 1920 Greenup Co, Ky census. Louisa was Eliza Damron Dickens (Liza), d/o
. John William Damron and Juda Elizabeth Burton, and the 3rd wife and widow of George Harrison Dickens (#0225).
. According to descendants, Roscoe had Cherokee ancestry. Jessie m(2) 11 Feb 1974 Carter Co to Charles Henry Barnhill
. (Henry), b 9 Feb 1909, d 21 Jun 2001 (SSDI 407-48-3023 Ky), bur Hannah Cem, Carter Co, s/o Jeptha T. Barnhill and
. Eliza Etta Locke. Henry had m(1) Nora Johnson, b 1903, d 1971 (not in SSDI), bur Hannah Cem.
. Henry's LR: Grayson, Carter Co 41143.
. a. Lois Marie Crum, b 1 Jan 1934 Greenup Co, d 18 Nov 2018 Russell, bur Rose Hill Burial Park, m 20 Jan 1952 to
. Delmar Little, b 12 Nov 1930 Carter Co, d 10 Dec 1993 (SSDI 403-40-7197 Ky), s/o Delmar O. Little and Rebecca
. Porter (Trixie). Delmar's LR: Ashland, Boyd Co 41102.
. (1) Michael Lee Little, b 1953 Boyd Co, m(1) 9 Feb 1972 Richmond, Madison Co, Ky to Lois' 3rd cousin Karen
. Lynn Nestor, b 1951 Charleston, Kanawha Co, WVa, d/o Ernest Velmer Nestor (#G4141) and Dorothy Louise
. Strait (gd/o Elizabeth Conley (d/o Henry Jefferson Conley (#D141)). They div Oct 1978 and Michael m(2)
. 11 Nov 1978 Boyd Co to Susan Marie Pickard (Sue), b 1953 Charleston, SC, d/o James Bruce Pickard and
. Sylvia Joanne Allen.
. (a) Christopher Ronald Little (Chris), b 1973 Ashland, m 24 May 2014 Manhattan, Kans to Jennifer Lynn
. Anthony (Jenn), b 1977, d/o Donald Barry Anthony (Don) and Darla Sue Donovan.
. (b) Nichelle Dawn Little (Nikki), b 1981, m Rollie Edward Hatfield, b 1973.
. 1. Willow Tiffany Mary Hatfield.
. 2. Riker Draggon Hatfield.
. (c) Tiffany Olivia Little, b 1987 Boyd Co.
. (2) Steven David Little, b 16 Jul 1955 Spokane, Wash, d 25 Mar 2019 Huntington, WVa, m 15 Jan 1983 Fayette
. Co, Ky to Sally J. Bussey, b ca 1959.
. (a) Rayna Jo Little, b 1985 Fayette Co, m Joe Wolfe. Of Russell, Ky in 2019,
. (3) John Roscoe Little, b 1962 Boyd Co, m(1) 15 Nov 1986 Boyd Co to Carol A. Wheeler, b ca 1960. They div.
. He m(2) Virginia Sargeant (Jenny). Of King, NC in 2019.
. (a) Jinsy Roslyn Little.
. (b) Jacob Ross Little (Jake).
. b. Ruby Rosteen Crum (Rosteen), b 4 Feb 1935 Boyd Co, m Henry S. Patton (Hank), b ca 1932.
. Of Booneville, Owsley Co, Ky in 2011.
. (1) Lydia G. Patton, b 1956 Boyd Co, m 2 Jan 1975 Boyd Co to Asa P. Greear, b ca 1957.
. (2) Rowynna J. Patton (Ro), b 1958 Greenup Co, m 31 Dec 1976 Boyd Co to William J. Dail, b ca 1957.
. (3) Hank S. Patton, b ca 1962, m 8 May 1982 Marshall Co, Ky to Kara S. Dean, b ca 1961.
. (4) Bart N. Patton, b ca 1966, m 25 May 1991 Owsley Co to Julie Ann Jackson, b ca 1969.
. c. Joyce Ann Crum, b 5 Jan 1938 Boyd Co, m James E. Buck. Of Grayson in 2011.
. (1) William Edward Buck (Bill), b 1963 Boyd Co.
. (2) Chad Buck.
. d. Mary Gail Crum, b 1 May 1940 Carter Co, m ____ Hardy. Of Ashville, Pickaway Co, Ohio in 2011.
. (1) Regina Hardy, m ____ Spires.
. (2) Richard Hardy.
. 2. Clifford Eugene Conley, b 6 May 1913 Carter Co, d 3 Aug 1991 (SSDI 232-16-8699 WVa or NC), m 18 Oct 1945
. Carter Co to Mary Shawhan. Clifford's LR: Richmond, Wayne Co, Ind 47374. Mary was poss the Mary Conley, b
. 16 Apr 1913, d 2 Oct 1999 (SSDI 091-20-0766 NY), with same LR, but no proof.
. a. Carroll Lee Conley, b 1946, m Gary Pettie.
. b. Janet Lorine Conley, b 1948, m Ray Garrett.
. c. Linda Margaret Conley, b 1951, m Earl Newland.
. 3. Ethel Kay Conley, b 18 Apr 1914 Carter Co, m 11 Nov 1934 Carter Co to Charles Shavers (Charlie).
. a. Frank Milton Shavers, b 1934.
. b. John Wesley Shavers, b 14 Dec 1935 Greenup Co. (changed last name to Shaffers, as spelled in birth rec index)
. c. Janis Ervin Shavers, b 14 Dec 1938 Greenup Co. ("Vanos E." in birth rec index)
. d. Gary Lynn Shavers, b 20 Dec 1941 Boyd Co.
. e. Glenn Roy Shavers, b 15 Oct 1944 Carter Co.
. f. Mary Lou Shavers, b 1946.
. g. Charles Lincoln Shavers, b 1951.
. 4. Mary Marie Conley (Marie), b 20 May 1920 Carter Co, d 4 Dec 2008 (SSDI Ky) m 29 May 1937 Carter Co to Owen
. Fankell, b 7 Jul 1914, d 23 Apr 1997 (SSDI 404-09-8318 Ky). Marie's and Owen's LR: Grayson, Carter Co 41143.
. a. Clarice Evelyn Fankell, b 1941.
. b. Betty Gaye Fankell, b 1944.
. c. Clarence Ray Fankell (Sonnie), b 19 Jul 1945 Carter Co.
. d. Larry David Fankell, b 11 Feb 1947 Carter Co, m 23 Apr 1996 Boyd Co to Sharon L. Riffe, b ca 1962.
. e. Teresa Lynn Fankell, b 14 Mar 1951 Boyd Co.
. f. Kenny Robert Fankell, b 7 Mar 1957 Boyd Co, m 16 Apr 1983 Carter Co to Jill R. Haight, b ca 1960.
. 5. Janice Darlene Conley, b 31 Jan 1935 Carter Co, m 11 Dec 1954 Carter Co to Ernest Lee Watson, b 12 May 1922
. Jackson, Breathitt Co, Ky, d 15 Dec 2008 Ashland (SSDI 404-34-0192 Ky), bur Cribbs Hill Cem, Grayson, s/o Thomas
. Daniel Watson and Harriet Staley. Ernest's LR: Ashland, Boyd Co 41101.
. a. Ernest Lee Watson (JR), b 16 Oct 1955 Ft Bragg, NC, d 9 Apr 2010 Ashland (SSDI 406-84-4631 Ky), bur Cribbs
. Hill Cem, Grayson, Ky, m(1) 31 Jan 1975 Boyd Co to Pammy Jean McGraw, b 1958 Ashland, d/o James E. Mc-
. Graw and Alice Jones. Ernest m(2) Maria G. Frisby, and m(3) Evelina Victoria Dominquez, b 1968 Los Angeles
. Co, Cal. Ernest's L: North Hollywood, Los Angeles Co, Cal 91606.
. issue: (of Maria)
. (1) Vashti Janice Ann Watson, b 1987 Boyd Co. Of Raceland, Ky in 2010.
. (a) Abigail Rachell Watson.
. b. Harold Franklin Watson, b 1957, m 12 Aug 1989 Boyd Co to Connie J. Vanhoose Parsley, b ca 1958.
. (1) Jared Franklin Watson, b 1990 Boyd Co. Of Lexington, Ky in 2010.
. Ref: 1. Ernest Lee (JR) Watson, above, did much original research on Henry Jefferson Conley's descendants, involving
. interviews with living descendants and cemetery searches.
. 2. "The Daily Independent", 16 Dec 2008, obit for Ernest Lee Watson (Sr):
. 3. "The Daily Independent", 10 Apr 2010, obit for Ernest Lee Watson. Also mentions "dau" Jona Lee Dominquez.
. Ernest "Jr. Lee Watson" Watson, 54, of Ashland, Ky., died Friday, April 9, 2010 in Community Hospice Care
. Center in Ashland. He was born Oct. 16, 1955, in Fort Bragg, N.C., a son of Janice D. Conley Watson of Ashland
. and the late Ernest Lee Watson Sr. He was a security guard in North Hollywood, Calif., a member of Wildwood
. Baptist Church and camp genealogist for the Sons of Confederate Veterans State of California. Additional survi-
. vors include his wife, Evelina Dominquez-Watson of California; daughters, Vashti Watson of Raceland, Ky., and
. JonA Lee Dominquez of Texas; a granddaughter, Abigail Watson of Raceland; a brother, Harold F. Watson of Ash-
. land; and a nephew, Jared F. Watson of Lexington, Ky. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 12, 2010 at
. Lazear Funeral Home Chapel in Ashland by Pastor Jim Nichols. Burial will be in Cribbs Hill Cemetery in Grayson,
. 4. "The Daily Independent", 2 Dec 2011, obit for Jessie Conley Crum, 101.
. 5. https://obituaries.dailyindependent.com/obituary/steven-little-1073701964
. Steven David Little, 63, of Westwood, passed away Monday evening, March 25, 2019 at the VA Medical Center
. in Huntington, West Virginia. Steve was born July 16, 1955 in Spokane, Washington to the late Delmar and Lois
. Marie Crum Little. Steve proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Survivors include Rayna Wolfe (Joe) of
. Russell; two brothers, Michael Little (Susan) of Grayson, Ky., and John Little (Jenny) of King, N.C.; a special
. cousin Carol Hutchinson of Russell; along with a host of extended family and friends. Funeral services will be 12
. p.m. Friday, March 29, 2019 at Caniff Funeral Home in Westwood, with Rollie Hatfield officiating....
. 6. https://obituaries.dailyindependent.com/obituary/lois-little-1071383634
. Lois Marie Crum Little passed away Sun., Nov. 18, after a long illness in Russell Ky. at the home of the beloved
. daughter of her heart, Carol (Wayne)Hutchinson and her family.Lois was born 4 minutes after midnight Jan. 1,
. 1934 in a log cabin in Greenup Co., Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Delmar Little; her parents:
. Roscoe E. Crum and Jessie Crum Barnhill; and sisters, Rosteen Patton and Joyce Buck. She is survived by her sons
. Michael (Susan) Little of Grayson Ky., Steven Little of Ashland Ky. and John (Jenny) Little of King N.C.; sister,
. Mary Hardy of Franklin Co. Ohio; and her aunt, Darlene Watson, Ashland Ky. Also surviving are her grandchil-
, dren, Christopher (Jennifer) Little, Manhattan Kan., Nichelle (Rollie) Hatfield, Matoon Ill., Rayna (Joe) Wolfe,
. Ashland, Tiffany (Andrew) Shipp, Lexington Ky., Jincy and Jacob Little, King N.C.; great grandchildren, Riker,
. Willow and Owen; and a host of adopted grandchildren. She will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.
. She was a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tues., Nov. 20, 2018 at Caniff
. Funeral Home, Ashland (Westwood) Ky. Services will be Wed. at 11:00 a.m., Rose Hill Baptist Church, Ashland
. Ky. Services will be officiated by Rev. Matt Shamblin and Steve Evans. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park.