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Preston Gilley
and Priscilla Holcomb

Preston H Gilley b 1 Jan 1820 VA d 12 Jan 1901; s/o Francis Gilley and Orra Taylor Wells. Preston H Gilley m. 11 Nov 1841 Perry Co KY to Priscilla Holcomb b 15 Jan 1827 Perry Co KY; d/o Henderson Holcomb and Sarah Sally Cornett. Children of Preston H Gilley and Priscilla Holcomb;

1. Nancy Gilley b abt 1846 KY

2. Martha Ann Gilley b abt 1848 KY; m. 9 Nov 1871 Letcher Co KY to Henry B Caudill b 22 May 1855 Letcher Co KY; s/o John M Caudill and Nancy Jane Jennie Boggs.

3. Silas Gilley b abt 1850 KY; m. 9 Nov 1871 Letcher Co KY to Catherine Cornett

4. John Gilley b abt 1852 KY; m. to Matilda Frazier b 1855; d/o Daniel H Frazier and Evaline White. Children of John Gilley and Matilda Frazier;

i. Margaret Gilley b 1877 KY

ii. Harrison Gilley b 1880 KY

John Gilley m. 4 Aug 1875 Letcher Co KY to Abigail Abbie Caudill b 8 Sept 1856 Letcher Co KY; d/o Matthew Caudill and Terry Caudill. Child of John Gilley and Abigail Abbie Caudill;

i. Stephen P Gilley b 16 May 1876 d 9 Dec 1960 Letcher Co KY; m. 23 Nov 1899 Letcher Co KY to Martha Mattie Adams b 27 Mar 1880 d 3 Dec 1945 Letcher Co KY; d/o Randolph Randall Adams and Martha Patsy Hale.

5. James Gilley b abt 28 Oct 1856 KY d 13 Oct 1925; m. Josephine Fields b 2 Apr 1864 d 12 Mar 1937; d/o Hiram Fields and Catherine Ingram.

6. Henderson Gilley (Anderson) b 15 Sept 1859 KY; m. (1) to Eliza Eldridge. Child of Henderson Gilley and Eliza Eldridge;

i. Ellender Gilley b abt 1887.

Henderson Gilley m. 29 May 1882 Letcher Co KY to (2) Roxie Ann Cornett b 1861 Letcher Co KY d 23 Mar 1959 Corbin KY; d/o Clark L Strong Cornett and Mary Polenmy Hall.

Roxie Ann Cornett m. 19 Mar 1886 to William Grant Griffith.

7. Oliver G Gilley b 1865 KY d 22 Mar 1874.


1850 Letcher Co KY Census
7 7 Gilly Preston 31 M W Farmer 75 KY
7 7 Gilly Priscilla 23 F W KY
7 7 Gilly Nancy 4 F W KY
7 7 Gilly Marthaan 2 F W KY


1860 Letcher Co KY Census
493 493 Gilley Preston H 40 M W Farm Laborer 150 127 VA
493 493 Gilley Drucilah 34 F W KY
493 493 Gilley Nancy 14 F W KY
493 493 Gilley Marthaan 12 F W KY
493 493 Gilley Silas 10 M W KY
493 493 Gilley John 8 M W KY
493 493 Gilley James 6 M W KY
493 493 Gilley Anderson 1 M W KY


1870 Letcher Co KY Census Precinct 5
20 20 Gilley Preston 50 M W Farmer 250 200 VA
20 20 Gilley Perciller 46 F W Keeping House KY Can't read/write
20 20 Gilley Nancy 23 F W KY
20 20 Gilley Martha 20 F W KY At School Can't Write
20 20 Gilley Silas 17 M W KY At School
20 20 Gilley John 16 M W KY At School Can't read/write
20 20 Gilley James 14 M W KY At School Can't read/write
20 20 Gilley Henderson 11 M W KY At School Can't read/write
20 20 Gilley Oliver 5 M W KY


1880 Letcher Co KY Census
149 149 Gilley Preston W M 60 Head M Farmer VA VA VA
149 149 Gilley Priscilla W F 54 Wife M Keeping house Can't read/write KY KY KY
149 149 Gilley Henderson W M 20 Son S Farmer Can't read/write KY VA KY

150 150 Gilley John W M 26 Head M Farmer Can't read/wrigte KY VA KY
150 150 Gilley Matilda W F 25 Wife M Keeping house Can't read/write VA KY VA
150 150 Gilley Margaret W F 3 Daughter S KY KY VA
150 150 Gilley Harrison W M 8/12 Sept Son S KY KY VA


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