Miles Mayo Adams
and Drusilla Sillar Craft

Miles Mayo Adams b 18 Jul 1855 Letcher Co KY d 21 Sept 1903 Thornton, Letcher Co KY of accidental arsenic poisoning when he mistook arsenic for his medicine and drank it and died a few hours after drinking it at age 48 years; s/o William Green Adams and Mary Webb. Miles Mayo Adams m. 12 Sept 1878 Letcher Co KY to Drusilla Craft b 19 Dec 1860 Letcher Co KY d 4 Jul 1942 Letcher Co KY; d/o Nelson Robert Nelt Craft and Elizabeth Catherine Reynolds. Children of Miles Mayo Adams and Drusilla Sillar Craft;

1. Eliza Jane Adams b 28 Oct 1879 Letcher Co KY d 25 Oct 1933 Perry Co KY; m. 10 Dec 1892 Letcher Co KY to Francis Grant Stallard b 26 Jun 1870 Letcher Co KY d 15 Jun 1952 Letcher Co KY; occupation, teacher in Letcher Co KY; s/o James Marion Stallard and Connie Louisa Sergent. Francis Grant Stallard m. Mary Jane Adams b 20 Apr 1890 Letcher Co KY d 12 Dec 1964 Jenkins Hospital, Jenkins, Letcher Co KY; buried Melvin Adams Cemetery, Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; d/o Nehemiah Adams and Nancy Cook.

Obituary of Francis Grant Stallard: Mt Eagle 1952: Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Ermine home of Francis Grant Stallard, 81 year-old farmer who died at home Sunday, June 8 1952. The son of James M. and Louise Sergent Stallard, Francis was born at Southdown in Letcher County June 26, 1870. Early in life he was married to Eliza Jane Adams, daughter of Mayo and Siler Adams. Seven children were born to this union. Later in life, he married Mary Bell Adams, who survives him. Four children survive this latter marriage. Besides nis wife he is survived by eight children, Ermine; Mayo Stallard, Mrs. Palmer Spangler, Leonard Stallard, Ermine; Russell, Ruth Beckley, Fla., John M. Stallard, Neon: J. Wash Stallard, Lexington; Riley Clay Stallard, Michigan; Ruby Collins, Van; and Grant Stallard Jr., Cumberland. Two brothers, Wash and Johnnie Stallard, preceded him in death. Two sisters, Susan Combs and Minerva Combs also preceded him in death. Mrs. Lizzie Combs, a sister who resides on Crafts Colly, is the only surviving member of the immediate family. Burial was in the Stallard Cemetery, Craft Funeral Homes in charge. Glenn Stallard and Raymond Webb officiated at the funeral. He had been a member of the Old Regular Baptist Church since 1900.

2. Lettie Adams b 7 Dec 1881 Letcher Co KY d 9 Feb 1938 Letcher Co KY; m. Otto P Benjamin Hart b 28 Feb 1879 Letcher Co KY d 22 Nov 1937 Letcher Co KY; buried Hale Cemetery, Sandlick, Letcher Co KY; s/o John Hugh Hart and Jane Adams. Children of Otto P Benjamin Hart and Lettie Adams

i. Hettie Hart b 1898; m. 1917 Letcher Co KY to Dewey Lucas b 1900; s/o Archelous Lucas and Sarah Taylor. Hettie Hart m. 1922 to Isom Adams b 14 Apr 1902 Letcher Co KY d 14 Jun 1929 Letcher Co KY; buried Franklin Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; s/o George Adams and Elizabeth Haynes.

ii. Mattie Hart b 1900 d abt 1983 Johnstown, Coffee Co TN; m. 1920 to John Calhoun. Mattie Hart m. (2) to Guy D Crigger.

Otto P Benjamin Hart m. 28 Nov 1903 Letcher Co KY to Elizabeth Lucas b abt 1879.

Otto P Benjamin Harg m. 3 Feb 1907 to Polly Ison b 1885.

Otto P Benjamin Hart m. 1919 to Millie Breeding b 18 Feb 1898 Letcher Co KY d 17 Apr 1990; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; Findagrave Memorial; d/o Wesley Breeding and Martha Hensley. Children of Otto P Benjamin Hart and Millie Breeding;

i. Millie Jane Hart b 13 Jan 1921

ii. John Hugh Hart b 27 Sept 1924 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY

iii. Monroe Hart b 27 Mar 1930

Millie Breeding m. John L Banks b 5 Nov 1884 KY d 16 Sept 1964 Letcher Co KY; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; Findagrave Memorial; s/o William Harrison Banks and Millie Combs.

John L Banks m. 16 Dec 1912 Letcher Co KY to Eva Combs b abt 1896 KY d 24 Apr 1958 Letcher Co KY; d/o David A Combs and Nancy Neace. Children of John L Banks and Eva Combs;

i. Henry Banks b 29 Nov 1915 Letcher Co KY d 12 Dec 1947 Letcher Co KY of acute cardiac failure.

ii. Linville Banks b 2 Jan 1918 Letcher Co KY d 10 Jul 1996 Pulaski Co KY

iii. Clyde Banks b abt 1920 KY

iv. Alma Banks b abt 1922 KY

v. Alpha Banks b abt 1825 KY

vi. Bessie L Banks b abt 1929 KY.

Lettie Adams m. 1 Sept 1903 Letcher Co KY to (2) Charlie Haynes b 22 Aug 1881 Letcher Co KY d 12 Dec 1949 Fayette Co KY; s/o Christopher Columbus Haynes and Elizabeth Middleton. Children of Charlie Haynes and Lettie Adams;

i. Willie M Haynes b 2 Dec 1904

ii. Herbert Haynes b 1 Jul 1906

iii. James Denver Haynes b 17 Apr 1909

iv. John Delmar Haynes b 18 Jan 1912

v. Columbus Haynes b 7 Mar 1914

vi. Lloyd Asher Haynes b 8 Oct 1916 KY

vii. Sally Mae Haynes b 13 Feb 1919

Obituary of Lettie Adams Craft Haynes: Well Known Mother Of Craft's Colly Passes On Early Wednesday morning, Mrs Lettie Craft Haynes, wife of Charlie Haynes of Craft's Colly passed to the great beyond. Death was due to a paralytic stroke. Mrs. Haynes had been in ill health for several years previous. She was a daughter of the late Mayo Adams and Mrs. Sillar Craft Adams and was born and reared in the vicinity of Mayking. Mrs. Haynes was 55 years at the time of her death. Early in life she was married to Charlie Haynes of Craft's Colly. To this union were born a number of sons and daughters, several of whom preceded her in death. Many years ago she joined the Regular Baptist church and was a faithful, member. She leaves her husband, Charlie Haynes, four sons, Herbert, Lloyd, Columbus and John, and her aged mother, a host of friends and relatives to mourn her loss. Funeral services were Thursday, by G. Bennett Adams and other elders of the Regular Baptist church. She was laid to rest in the Thornton cemetery. Burke and Craft Funeral Home had charge of the funeral arrangements.


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