|. John Wesley Conley, 1780s - 1869
. of Rutherford and Gibson Cos, Tenn
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
U1 John Wesley Conley (John,Bryan)
. b ca 1780's NC; prob d 13 Apr 1869
. His age and wife's name were similar to John Conley, b 1780's, s/o David Conley (#C) of Floyd Co, Ky, but definitely not the
. same person. He was the s/o John Conley and Jane Ballew, who lived in Rowan Co, NC.
. m(1) Mary Ann Ballew, b 31 May 1784.
. m(2) 24 Nov 1824 Rutherford Co, Tenn to Sarah Nichols (Sally), b 1790's Ky; prob d 2 Nov 1864
. This John Conley of Gibson Co, Tenn is not the John Conley of Floyd Co, Ky, who m(1) (bond) 21 Jun 1813 Floyd Co to Polly
. "Fillips", dau of Elijah. This John's wife was Sarah in 1824. No record of this family in the Floyd Co, Ky area after 1830.
. The John Conley of Floyd Co, Ky was listed in the 1820 census there, while John W. was in Rutherford Co, Tenn as early as 1820.
. 1820 Rutherford Co, Tenn census, p 78, John W. Connelly, 400010-11010-01.
. 1830 Rutherford Co census, p 295, Jno Conley, 0022101-303011.
. 1840 Rutherford Co census, p 97, Jno W. Conley, 01013001-1010101.
. 1850 Gibson Co, Tenn census, Dist 4, p 159, #505, J.W. Conley,66 NC, farmer + Ref Bap Ch, $3000, Sarah,54 Ky, John,33 Ky,
. farmer, Allen,30 Ky, farmer, Talbot,18 Tenn, farmer, Martha,15 Tenn, plus 2 farmers.
. 1860 Gibson Co census, Dist 4, #511/522, J.W. Conly,83 NC, farmer, $5000, $10000, Sarrah,77 Ky, John,44 Tenn, Allen,40 Tenn.
. 1870 census, family not located.
. 1. Mary Conley.
. 2. Joseph Conley.
. 3. George Conley.
. 4. Jan L. Conley.
. 5. Alfred W. Conley, b ca 1810-15 Ky, m Martha ____, b ca 1823-25 Tenn.
. Apparently John's son, since listed in same household in 1850.
. 1850 Gibson Co, Tenn census, Dist 4, p 159, #506, Alfred W. Conley,35 Ky, farmer, $1000, Martha,25 Tenn, William,5 Tenn,
. Adolphus,3 Tenn, Elizabeth,1 Tenn.
. 1860 Gibson Co census, Dist 4, #514/525, A.W. Conely,47 Ky, farmer, $3000, $250, Martha,37 Tenn, Adolphus,12 Tenn,
. John,8 Tenn, Joseph,5 Tenn, Marry,3 Tenn, David,2/3 Tenn, William,14 Tenn.
. 1870 Gibson Co census, Dist 4, p 255, #4/4, A.W. Conley,60 Tenn, farmer, $2500, $1000, Martha,49 Tenn, William,25 Tenn,
. farm labor, John,18 Tenn, farm labor, Joseph,16 Tenn, farm labor, Mann,13 Tenn (dau), David,10 Tenn, John,52 Tenn
. (deaf and dumb).
. 6. William M. Conley.
. 7. John B. Conley, b ca 1816-18 Ky.
. 1870 Gibson Co census, Dist 4, p 255, #4/4, John Conley,52 Tenn (deaf and dumb), living with A.W. Conley.
. 8. Allen Conley, b ca 1820 Ky.
. 1870 Haywood Co, Tenn census, Dist 13, p 506, #147/145, A.D. Conly,45 Tenn, living with T.F. Conly.
. 9. Tolbot Fanning Conley, b 25 Aug 1832 Tenn, m Cordelia Jane Green, b ca 1843 Tenn.
. 1860 census, Talbot not located.
. 1870 Haywood Co, Tenn census, Dist 13, p 506, #147/145, T.F. Conly,38 Tenn, farmer, $10,000, $15,000, C.J.,27 Tenn,
. Walder,6 Tenn, Tolbert,4 Tenn, Calvin,1 Tenn, A.D. Conley,45 Tenn, plus 5 others.
. Crockett Co was formed in 1871 from parts of Gibson, Dyer, Haywood, and Madison Co's.
. 1880 Crockett Co, Tenn census, Dist 6, p 208C, #90/102, Talbot F. Conly,47 Tenn (NC,Tenn), retired dry goods mer, Cor-
. delia J.,37 Tenn, Walter G.,17 Tenn, farm laborer, Talbot A.,13 Tenn, farm laborer, Columbus H.,10 Tenn, farm laborer,
. Robert L.,5 Tenn, Berta L.,3 Tenn, Ola J.,1 Tenn, plus one hireling.
. a. Walter G. Conley, b ca 1863-64 Tenn.
. b. Calvin Conley, b ca 1869 Tenn.
. c. Tolbert Aldolphus Conley, b ca 1867 Tenn.
. d. Columbus Hansford/Horace Conley, b ca 1870 Tenn.
. e. Robert Lee Conley, b ca 1875 Tenn.
. f. Berta Lena Conley, b ca 1877 Tenn.
. g. Ola Jane Conley, b ca 1879 Tenn.
. 10. Martha Conley, b ca 1835 Tenn.
. Ref: "The Conley Family of Crockett County, Tennessee" http://www.oocities.com/bourbonstreet/7520/crockett.html
. This outlines the family of Bryan O'Connelly, later Connelly, who d 1795 Rowan Co, NC. His sons were William, Hugh,
. John (father of John Wesley Conley above), and James. John Conley was b 1 Aug 1744 Ire, d 16 Jul 1826 Caldwell Co, NC.
. Note: There was an A.J. Conley,19 Tenn, living in Rutherford Co, Tenn in 1860, who may have been the Andrew Conly,27 Tenn,
. living in adjacent Cannon Co in 1870.