- email dated 6/12/2004
That was Quick!!
I hope you can understand this, sometimes I have trouble reading other
people's cause they're not plain.
There's a recap at the bottom .
My father was Kenneth George COLYER (Dads brother Denny Arthur, Sister Mamia
My brothers are Kenneth Lee in Osgood, In and Donald Ray in Paragon, In.
North west of Indy.
Kenneth G.'s father was Arthur Wesley COLYER b.1-14-1891 Pulaski Co.Ky. d.
12-1965 Council, Va. (Some have him as William, this is wrong.
Sometime after his Marriage 3-5-1910 to LuVada Goff b.1895 he started going
by only Wes.
Ole Man Wes married Cora Nell Burton (after LuVada died 1921 in Cincinnati,
Oh buried in Elihu, Ky. Cabin Hollow-Northfield Rd.)
Ole Man Wes and Cora Nell had Wesley Arthur Jr. b. 8-26-1926 died 7-24-1944
on the US Colorado off Saipan, his Head stone is in Nancy, Ky. Wes Jr.
sisters are Rosie and Helen Ruth. Ole man Wes worked on the railroad and
came home one day and found Cora Nell in bed with a man then there was Helen
Ruth. Cora Nell's sister Callie (Callaway) married Ably Thomas (Abe) one of
Ole Man Wes's brothers Callie also was stepping out on Abe. Ab had Virgil
(Pee Wee) Ozzie (Female) and Othen he lives in Shepardsville,Ky in his 90's.
Richard this was going to be short, Sorry.
Ole man Wes's brothers are Martin Ernest or Ernest Martin my Aunt Mamie G.
calls him Martin his family call's him Ernie. Martin E. b.2-3-1895 d. 7-1967
in Dayton, Ky. Married Lucy Thacker Child was John Elmer (Emil per John
himself, he lives in Ubank, Ky. I have resent 2003 Photos of him) He said he
has 19 children, He said he would have name them all John if he could have.
Charles F. 4-17-1898 and Ably Thomas COLYER, sisters of Ole man Wes are
Ethyl Mae b.2-26-1888 d.7-7-1969 (Ethie as I knew her and husband Francis
Jones) Ethie lived with her Dauthger Mary Ellen Jones Wendlegast in
Louisville, Ky when she died. Mary Ellen b.1909 died 4-9-2002. Sons Kenneth
and Thomas Wendlegast.
Ole man Wes other sisters Nellie Elizabeth Colyer Hennon b.8-12-1907 d.
10-24-1992 Jacksonville, Fla. Daughters LaVerne H. Hennon Patrick. Sister
Ellen (Bab),Lilly, Lennie C . b.4-1893 married a Mr. Silvers son Leo
Silvers, Addie B.b. 11-1899, LaVady COLYER married Lonnie Huhges.
Ole Man Wes's father (my Great Great Grandfather) was Martin Thomas COLYER
b.7-16-1866 Pulaski Co. d. 6-4-1923 form Nephritis buried in Haynes Cem.
(Cabin Hollow Rd??) married Sarah Emma Haynes.
Martin Thomas COLYER 1866 (99% sure) farther was Charles Richard COLYER b.
2-2-1836 in Ruth d. 4-18-1903 Pulaski Co. a School teacher married to
Suzannah Richardson.b.1844 d. 5-24-1916. Charles Richard 1836 Children were
Martin Thomas 1866., Nancy Ann, Martha Ellen, James Harding 1876, Louisa C.,
Robbert Lee, Sarah Elizabeth, John W. 9-13-1859.
Charles Richard COLYER's 1836 Father was James Alexander COLYER b.2-26-1810
d. 1888 married to Lydia Sears b.5-26-1812 d.1889 James Alexander 1810
children were Charles Richard 1836, Nancy 7-25-1838, Mary (Polly) Ann
12-30-1845, Sarah Jane 1-15-1841, Lindsay Randall 1844, Louisa J. or M.
8-21-1842, Hariett B., Hamil R, John D., 12-20-1851.
James Alexander COLYER's 1810 Father was John Wesley COLYER b. 8-20-1781 d.
8-18-1851 buried Soul Chapal Pulaski Co. Married Lydia Purvis Children of
John Wesley 1781 were : James Alexander 1810, James or John Perry 1828,
Harriet, St. Clair, Elizabeth, Lindsey Robert Sr. 1821, Menerva, Martin
8-19-1830, John Wesley ? 1834, Charles Grenade 1832, Cyrenus Wait, Jehu
Recap Wesley Martin 1946, Kenneth George 1916, Wesley Arthur 1891, Martin
Thomas 1866, Charles Richard 1836, James Alexander 1810, John Wesley 1781.
Which John is that there is so many??
- Pulaski County Kentucky cemetery records, Vol 1, 197 He
appeared in the census in 1870 in Pulaski County, Kentucky. He appeared in
the census in 1880 in Pulaski County, Kentucky. He died on 18 Apr 1903 in
Pulaski County, Kentucky. , Source: Pulaski County Cemetery Records,
Volume 1, 198.
Tombstone shows date of death as 18 April, 1910 He was buried about 20 Apr
1903 in Clay Hill Cemetery, Pulaski County, Kentucky. Charles Richard
COLYER and Jemima RANDALL were married on 22 Dec 1858 in Pulaski County,
Kentucky. , , Surety: Charles R. Colyer, C. G. Colyer. Witnesses: Bennet
Sears, Jesse O. Wells, Minister: Peter W. Sears, Methodist Episcopal Church,
- Carpenter, School Teacher per Jean Colyer Grumbling and John Parsons research