James Taylor Addington
and Cecilia Adams

James Taylor Addington b 19 Oct 1850 Russell Co VA d 30 May 1917 Letcher Co KY; buried Franklin Cemetery, Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; s/o John Taylor Addington and Cora Lucinda Roberts. James Taylor Addington m. 13 Mar 1870 Letcher Co KY to Cecilia Adams b 20 May 1852 Letcher Co KY, d 19 Feb 1929 Letcher Co KY; buried Franklin Cemetery, Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; d/o Jesse Adams and Mary Craft. Children of James Taylor Addington and Cecilia Adams;

1. Mary Elizabeth Addington b 15 Sep 1869 Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY d 20 May 1948 Letcher Co KY; buried Hall Cemetery, Isom, Letcher Co KY; m. 2 Mar 1889 Pike Co KY to William Basil Adkins b 14 Apr 1871 Pike Co KY d 6 Sept 1962 Letcher Co KY; buried Hall Cemetery, Isom, Letcher Co KY; s/o Peter Adkins and Louisa Belcher. William Basil Adkins m. Mary Ann Combs b 15 Sept 1869 Letcher Co KY d 20 May 1948 Letcher Co KY; d/o George A Combs and Emily Maggard. Mary Ann Combs m. 7 Oct 1889 Letcher Co KY to Elisha Ison b 18 Jun 1870 d 29 Oct 1892 Isom, Letcher Co KY; s/o Elijah Ison and Margaret Hogg.

2. Jesse Addington b 1874 Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY d 20 Oct 1941 Masons Creek, Perry Co KY; m. 8 Apr 1896 Letcher Co KY to Lucy Adams b 12 May 1879 d 1 Apr 1956 Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; d/o Archaelous Adams and Mary Middleton.

3. Eva Victoria Addington b Jun 1877 Letcher Co KY d 2 Oct 1955 Madison Co KY; m. 9 Jun 1895 Letcher Co KY to Jesse Adam Holbrook b 26 Mar 1871 KY d 30 Apr 1949 Brodhead, Rockcastle Co KY; s/o Jesse S Holbrook and Elizabeth Adams.

4. John Henry Addington b 15 May 1878 Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY d 15 Dec 1953 Letcher Co KY; buried Potter Cemetery, Payne Gap, Letcher Co KY; m. 7 Sept 1904 to Mary Rebecca Jane Potter b 15 Sept 1887 Letcher Co KY d 31 Mar 1947 Letcher Co KY; buried Potter Cemetery, Payne Gap, Letcher Co KY; d/o Abraham Potter and Sarah Wright. John Henry Addington was wounded and Dolph Hall was slain by Troy Triplett and Homer Rose 15 Jul 1933 in Kona, Letcher Co KY. Triplett was sentenced to death by a Letcher County jury on 27 Oct 1937 for the murder of Hall. His accomplice, Homer Rose received a life sentence. Triplett was executed by electrocution on 20 May 1938 at Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville, KY.

5. Harvey Martin Addington b 22 Oct 1880 Letcher Co KY d 9 Apr 1949 Letcher Co KY; m. 1906 Letcher Co KY to Flora Collins b 24 Nov 1883 d 11 may 1952 Letcher Co KY; buried Sandlick Cemetery, Sandlick, Letcher Co KY; d/o James Harvey Collins and America Ann Bentley.

6. Samuel Henderson Addington b 27 May 1886 Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY d 31 May 1968 Sandlick, Letcher Co KY; buried Sandlick Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; m. 1906 to Martha Davis b 25 Sept 1890 Isom, Letcher Co KY d 5 Apr 1955 Sandlick, Letcher Co KY; buried Sandlick Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; d/o Thomas Franklin Davis and Mary Candis Collins.

7. David Addington b 22 Aug 1888 Letcher Co KY d 10 Jan 1985 Jenkins, Letcher Co KY; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. 27 Dec 1906 to Mattie Jane Hart b 5 Jun 1888 d 24 May 1976 Letcher Co KY; d/o Jonathon L Hart and Lettisha Ann Adams. Mattie Jane Hart m. 1915 to Harvey Lucas b 4 Apr 1884 Letcher Co KY d 31 Mar 1875; s/o James Wesley Lucas and Tabitha Hale. David Addington m. 1913 to Sarah Ellen Taylor b 4 May 1896 d 30 Apr 1944 Letcher Co KY; d/o James Taylor and Nancy Hart. David Addington m. 1945 to Bertha Lowe b 6 Nov 1925 d 24 Aug 1992 Letcher Co KY; d/o Monroe Lowe and Annie Hall.

8. Elihu Benjamin Addington b 23 May 1891 Letcher Co KY d 4 Sept 1960 OH; buried Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; m. 10 Jun 1907 Letcher Co KY to Isabelle Hall b 30 Jul 1885 d 28 Feb 1923; d/o Joseph Leonard Hall and Sarah Caudill. Elihu Benjamin Addington m. 31 Mar 1924 Wise Co VA to Pricy Cook b 30 May 1924 Wise Co VA d 5 Feb 1991 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Addington Family Cemetery, Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; d/o Martin Cook and Elizabeth Sergent. Pricy Cook m. Samuel Taylor b 8 Apr 1889 Letcher Co KY d 28 Jan 1961 Letcher Co KY; buried Franklin Cemetery, Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; s/o James Taylor and Nancy Hart. Samuel Taylor m. (1) to Rebecca Taylor. Samuel Taylor m. Crissie Adams b 17 Mar 1905 Letcher Co KY d 7 Dec 1964; buried Franklin Cemetery, Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; d/o George Adams and Elizabeth Haynes.


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