|. John Conley, 1785 - c1860, s/o Capt Henry Conley
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
D4 John Conley,5 D (Henry,4)
. b 8 Aug 1785 Guilford Co, NC; d ca 1860 Morgan Co, Ky.
. m Leah Joynes, b ca 1785 NC, d/o Thomas Joynes (Joines) and Mary Caudill.
. 1807 Russell Co, Va: John Conley assigned to tithable list.
. 1810 Floyd Co, Ky census, p 97, John Conley, 30100-00100.
. 1820 Floyd Co census, p 35, John Conley, 420110-10010.
. 1824, 18 Sep: Ky Land Warrant Bk T, p 46: 50 acres surveyed for John Connelly on Fk Paint Cr in Floyd Co.
. 1826, 26 Jul: Floyd Co Deed Bk C, p 93, rec 17 Mar 1828: Henry Conley Sen deeded 70 acres on Paint Creek for $500 to John
. Conley. signed Henry Conly. wit Sam Hana, Daniel Auxier, Edmond Conly.
. ? 1829, 1 May: Floyd Co Deed Bk C, p 135: John Conley stated that he had brought his slave Purmla into the state for his own use,
. not for merchandise. (this could be the John Conley, s/o David).
. 1830 Floyd Co census, p 102, John Conley, 2101101-0200001.
. 1830, 22 Sep: Floyd Co Deed Bk C, p 257, rec 28 Apr 1831: John Connelly deeded 40 acres on Oil Spring Fork of Big Paint Creek
. for $500 to Hairston Littrell. signed John (X) Connelley. wit James Remy, Jon House, Daniel Litteral.
. 1833, 22 May: Ky Land Warrant Bk B-2, p 451: 50 acres surveyed for John Conley on Open Fk, Morgan Co.
. ? 1834 Lawrence Co, Ky tax list: John Conley, 100 acres, 1 WM > 21, total value - $500. (not sure if this is same John)
. 1837 Morgan Co, Ky tax list, p 5: John Conley, 70 A, 1 tithe.
. 1838 Morgan Co tax list, p 6: John Conley, 70 A, 50 A, 50 A, 50 A, all on Paint, 1 WM > 21.
. 1840 Morgan Co census, p 318, John Conly, 10201001-00120001.
. 1840 Morgan Co tax list, p 6: John Conley Sr, 75 A, 1 WM > 21, 5 ch 7-17.
. 1841 Morgan Co tax list, p 7: John Conley, 150 A on Paint, 1 WM > 21, 3 ch 7-17.
. 1842 Morgan Co tax list, p 6: John Conley Sr, 158 A on Paint, 1 WM > 21, 4 ch 7-17.
. 1843, 18 Apr: Johnson Co Deed Bk A, p 6, rec 9 Apr: John Conley of Morgan Co deeded 30 acres on Paint Creek in Johnson Co
. for $30 to John Tackett. signed John Connelly. wit Edmund Keaton, William W. Connely.
. 1846, 16 Nov: Morgan Co Deed Bk E, p 32, rec 16 Nov: John Conly deeded 75 acres on Elk Fork of Licking for $1 to Alfred S.
. Day. signed John Conley.
. 1850 Morgan Co census, p 121, #474/474, John Conley Sr,66 NC, farmer, $300, Lear,65 NC, Henry,13 NC, Lear Conly,26 NC.
. 1858, 20 Sep: Morgan Co Deed Bk I, p 27, rec 6 Oct: John Conley Sr deeded tract on Elk Fork to Isaac Conley and Henry Conley,
. reserving life time interest for himself and wife Leah. signed Jno(X) Conly. wit Jno Conly Jr and Moses Conly.
. 1860 Morgan Co census, p 66, #404/400, John Conley,74 Va, --, $300, Lear,72 NC, Henry J.,24 Ky, farmer, $350, $75, living with
. Isaac Conley.
. 1866, 15 Jan: Morgan Co, Ky Deed Bk 2A, p 5: Heirs of John Conley, dec, of Morgan Co, deeded tract on Open Fork of Paint
. Creek of Sandy River for $700 to John Conley. Heirs: Isaac and Elizabeth Conley, Moses and Conley, Wm and Catherine,
. Thomas and Gemimy, Ezekiel and Elizabeth, David H. and Seliah, Wesley and Nancy Hamilton, Tempsey Williams, Ed-
. mund Conley.
D41 1. David H. Conley, b ca 1806-07 NC, m Cecilia Jones (?Pelphrey) (Celia).
D42 2. Thomas Blaine Conley, b ca 1807-09 NC, m Jemima B. Jayne.
D43 3. William Conley, b ca 1809-11 Ky, m Catherine Arms.
. 4. Sarah Conley, m (consent date, "d/o John Conley") 18 Dec 1829 Floyd Co to Daniel Litteral.
. John Conley had one dau born 1800-10, acc to the 1820 census, and she wasn't with him in 1830.
. Sarah wasn't in his 1866 list of heirs, and apparently died by 1850, judging by the following census:
. 1850 Morgan Co census, #131, Daniel Litrel,39 Va, farmer, $200, Elizabeth,25 Ky, Cyntha,14 Ky, Newcanny(f),12, Harten,
. 4, Wynan,3, Samuel,2, John,1/12.
D44 5. John W. Conley, b 27 Jan 1815 Ky, m(1) Virginia Jane Day (Jane), m(2) Margaret Holbrook.
D45 6. Edmund Conley, b ca 1815-16 Ky, m(1) Dulcena Williams, m(2) Sarah Ann Tackett (Sally).
D46 7. Moses Conley, b 24 Jul 1818 Ky, m Nancy (?Pelphrey or ?Day).
. 8. Lear Conley, b ca 1824 Ky.
. 9. Nancy Conley, b ca 1824-26 Ky, m 15 Feb 1844 Morgan Co to William Wesley Hamilton (Wesley), b ca 1824-26 Ky.
. 1850 Carter Co census, Dist 1, p 248, #7/7, Wesley Hamilton,24 Ky, labourer, John M.,4 Ky, Tempa Jane,2 Ky, Nancy Ham-
. ilton,24 Ky, living with David K. and Drusilla Hamilton.
. 1860 Carter Co census, Olive Hill, p 151, #1093/1001, W.E. Hamilton,35 Ky, farmer, $250, $150, Nancy,36 Ky, John M.,13
. Ky, Tempe J.,11 Ky, Amanda L.,9 Ky, Rosanah,5 Ky, David K.,2 Ky.
. 1870 census, family not located.
. 1880 Lewis Co, Ky census, Laurel Pct, p 77D, #98/100, William Hamilton,56 Ky, farming, Nancy,56 Ky, Amanda,26 Ky,
. Sarah A.,19 Ky, George W.,16 Ky, Nancy J.,14 Ky, Tennessee,11 Ky.
D47 10. Isaac Conley, b 6 Jan 1826 Ky, m Elizabeth Day.
D48 11. Ezekiel Conley, b 12 Mar 1827 Lawrence Co, Ky (b Mar 1828 acc to 1900 census), m(1) Elizabeth H. Skaggs (Patsy), m(2)
. Amanda S. O'Neal (Manda).
. 12. Temperance Conley (Tempsey,Tempy,Tempa), b ca 1830-31 Ky, m 6 Apr 1846 Morgan Co to James Harvey Williams, b
. ca 1829-30 Ky, d ca 1877 Otero, NM.
. 1850 Morgan Co census, p 157, #958/958, James H. Williams,20 Ky, farmer, $200, Temperance,19 Ky, Ezekiel,1 Ky.
. 1860 Morgan Co census, Dist 1, p 87, #538/533, James H. Williams,31 Ky, farmer, Tempy,30 Ky, Eziekial,11 Ky, Eliza J.,9
. Ky, Angeline,7 Ky, Alvera,5 Ky, James B.,3 Ky, Genoah N.,1 Ky, living with Hannah Fannin family.
. 1870 Lewis Co, Ky census, Elk Fork Pct, p 429, #14/14, Tempa Williams,39 Ky, $100, --, Ezekiel,21 Ky, laborer, Elvira,15
. Ky, James B.,13 Ky, laborer, Geno M.,11 Ky, Nancy H.,8 Ky, Francis,4 Ky.
. 1880 census, family not located.
. 13. Henry J. Conley, b ca 1836-37 Ky, d 1865. Supposedly m Polly ____, but she wasn't listed as heir in 1865.
. 1860 Morgan Co census, p 66, #404/400, Henry J. Conley,24 Ky, farmer, $350, $75, living with Isaac Conley.
. 1865, 23 Oct: Morgan Co Deed Bk 2A, p 6: Heirs of Henry J. Conley, dec of Morgan Co deeded track on Elk Fork of Lick-
. ing to Isaac Conley. Heirs: Moses and Nancy Conley, John and Margaret Conley, Ezekiel Conley, David and Cecelia
. Conley, Wm and Catherine Conley, Thos B. and Gemima Conley, J.H. and Tempsey Williams, Edmund Conley and
. wife, Wesley and Nancy Hamilton.
. Ref: "The Conley Clan of Eastern Kentucky", Magoffin County Historical Society, 1984, Vol II, p 504-11.