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Thomas Calhoun and
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Thomas Calhoun b about 1826 Letcher Co KY d 1899 Floyd Co KY; buried Thomas Calhoun Cemetery, Campbell Branch, Watergap, Floyd Co KY; military service, 13th Kentucky Cavalry, Co A, Diamond's Company; s/o David Calhoun and Eda Ayers. Thomas Calhoun m. 24 Dec 1848 Letcher Co KY to Virginia Jane Musick b about 1831 VA; buried Thomas Calhoun Cemetery, Campbell Branch, Watergap, Floyd Co KY; d/o Elijah Musick and Nancy Combs. (1850 Letcher Co KY Census and 1860 Letcher Co KY Census). Children of Thomas Calhoun and Virginia Jane Musick;

1. Mary Calhoun b about 1849 m. Booker Owens; m. (2) Unknown. Child of Mary Calhoun and Unknown;

i. James P Calhoun b 19 Jul 1885 Floyd Co KY d 1 Oct 1939 Jackson Co OH; m. (1) Queen Victoria Stone; Child of James P Calhoun and Queen Victoria Stone;

i.I. Lula Calhoun b 28 Jul 1907 Floyd Co KY d 1 Aug 2002 Floyd Co KY; m. James Floyd Cornett b about 1908; s/o David Cornett and Eda Jane Goble.

CORNETT, Lula Age 95, of Prestonsburg, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2002, at the Prestonsburg Health Care Center, after an extended illness. She was born July 28, 1907, at Blue River, the daughter of the late James and Luqueenie (Stone) Calhoun. She was married to James F. Cornett, who preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons, James H. Cornett and Dean Cornett, both of Prestonsburg; one daughter, Emma Lou Hall of Marshall, Michigan; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, August 3, 2002 at 1 p.m., from the Burke Funeral Home, Prestonsburg, with Rev. Larry Adams and Rev. Randy Osborne officiating. Burial was in the Cornett Family Cemetery at Spradlin Branch, Prestonsburg. All arrangements were under the direction of Burke Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.

James P Calhoun m. (2) Unknown. Child;

i.II. William Calhoun

James P Calhoun m. 29 Sept 1909 Floyd Co KY to Alla "Allie" Rowe b 29 Sept 1887 Magoffin Co KY d 15 Dec 1974 Jackson Co OH. Children of James P Calhoun Alla "Allie" Rowe;

i.III. Jesse Calhoun b 22 AUG 1910 Floyd Co KY

i.IV. Jobie Calhoun b 10 JAN 1913 Floyd Co KY

i.V. Fannie Calhoun b 19 APR 1915 Floyd Co KY

i.VI. Mabel Calhoun b 19 OCT 1917 Floyd Co KY

2. Martha Calhoun b about 1851

3. Hiram "Hite" Calhoun b JUL 1852 Letcher Co KY d 1924 Floyd Co KY; buried Jack Wright Cemetery, Floyd Co KY; m. Mary Belle Rockwell b Dec 1865 KY d 8 Mar 1944 Floyd Co KY; buried Jack Wright Cemetery, Floyd Co KY. Children of Hiram "Hite" Calhoun and Mary Belle Rockwell;

i. Settie Calhoun b OCT 1889 Floyd Co KY

ii. Thomas "Tommy" Calhoun b 6 DEC 1891 Floyd Co KY m. Birdie Calhoun b Sept 1887. Children; I. Ershel Calhoun II. Luttrell Calhoun III. Ishmael Calhoun b 13 Jan 1915 Water Gap, Floyd Co KY d 29 Nov 1972 Floyd Co KY; buried Cooley Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Floyd Co KY; m. Minerva Warrix b 15 Feb 1912 d/o Robert Warrix and Cala "Callie" Walling.

iii. Taylor Padgett Calhoun b JUN 1899 Floyd Co KY m. Grace V Berry. Child; I. Claire Lucille Calhoun m. Garland Moore Locks.

iv. Charles Clayton Calhoun b 30 APR 1902 Floyd Co KY

Hiram "Hite" Calhoun m. 22 Aug 1872 Letcher Co KY to Queentina Pigman b 13 Dec 1853 Letcher Co KY; d/o Campbell Pigman and Mary Ann Cornett. Children of Hiram "Hite" Calhoun and Queentina Pigman;

i. John C. Calhoun b OCT 1875 KY

ii. Mary Bell Calhoun b 1877 Floyd Co KY m. 6 Aug 1894 to Joseph Walling b 1876 Floyd Co KY s/o Shelby Walling and Susannah Hale. Children; I. Tena Walling b about 1896 Floyd Co KY II. Jasper Walling b about 1898 Floyd Co KY III. Lee Walling b 6 AUG 1899 Floyd Co KY IV. Samuel Walling b about 1900 Floyd Co KY V. Bertha Walling b about 1902 VI. Jerry Walling b about 1905 Floyd Co KY VII. Cora Walling b about 1909 Floyd Co KY

iii. Helen Calhoun b about 1882 Floyd Co KY m. Seymour "Sizemore" Garrett. Children of Seymour "Sizemore" Garrett and Helen Calhoun; I. Douglas Garrett b 26 Oct 1926 Water Gap, Floyd Co KY d 27 Sept 2004 Ashland, Boyd Co KY m. Clara Lucille DeRossett; d/o Alex DeRossett and Loma Warrix. Children of Douglas Garrett and Clara Lucille DeRossett; I.i. II. Freda Garrett m. Male Wells III. Lee Arthur Garrett IV. Joe W. Garrett V. Ruth Garrett m. Male Meadows VI. Easter Garrett m. Male Wallen VII. Elizabeth Garrett m. Male Sparkman VIII. Edna Garrett m. Male Kendrick IX. Rebecca Garrett m. Male Younce

Floyd County Times Obituary:
Douglas Garrett
Douglas Garrett, Age 77, of Prestonsburg, husband of Clara Lucille DeRossett Garrett, passed away, Monday, September 27, 2004, in King's Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, following a brief illness. He was born October 26, 1926, in Water Gap, the son of the late Seymour Garrett and Helen Calhoun Garrett. He was a retired supervisor for Columbia Gas Company after 44 years service in this profession, and a World War II Army veteran, who served as staff sergeant of the Hourglass Division in Korea. He was also a beloved uncle, avid hunter, fisherman, gardener, woodworker, and a Methodist in faith. Survivors include his wife, Clara Lucille; one brother, Camden Garrett of Huntington, WV; one sister, Freda Wells of Prestonsburg; a brother-in-law, Gerald DeRossett of the Right Fork of Bull Creek; eight nephews: Gerald (Rachel) DeRossett, John (Linda) DeRossett, and James DeRossett, all of Prestonsburg, and Bill Garrett (Clara) of Meadows Branch, Wilkie Younce of Washington, D.C., Cledith Younce of Tennessee, Dr. Raymond Wells of Inez, and Greg Wells of Inez; fifteen nieces: Leslie (Rodney) Ousley of Right Fork, Bull Creek, Pattie Walker (Tom) of Huntington, West Virginia, Judy Moore (Charles) of Illinois, Irene Wallen of Allen, Carroll Kendrick and Debbie Kendrix (Bill) of Water Gap, Helen Jane McCarty of Paintsville, Ruth Russell (Luther) of Van Lear, DeAnn Gillespie (Dave) of Tutor Key, Sandy Jones (Glen) of Lexington, Dottie Hastings, Genesis Younce and Trena Younce (Woodrow) all of East Point, Helen Wells Wright (Charles), and Brenda Thornsberry (Ralph), both of Prestonsburg; one great-nephew, Zachary Ousley; five great-nieces: Alexis DeRossett, Allyson DeRossett, Maddy Ousley, Rebekah Allen, Christina Allen, and numerous other family, friends, and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers: Lee, Arthur, Amram and Joe W. Garrett; five sisters: Ruth Meadows, Easter Wallen, Elizabeth Sparkman, Edna Kendrick, and Rebecca Younce; a father-in-law, Alex DeRossett, a mother-in-law, Loma DeRossett; a sister-in-law, Katie DeRossett; a brother-in-law, Bryant DeRossett, and brother-in-law, John Alex DeRossett. Funeral services for Douglas Garrett will be conducted Friday, October 1, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergymen Bobby Joe Spencer, David Garrett, and Bill Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in the Alex DeRossett Family Cemetery, Right Fork, Bull Creek, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home.

4. Rachel Calhoun b about 1854 Letcher Co KY

5. William Calhoun b about 1856 Letcher Co KY

6. John C. Calhoun b 15 OCT 1860 Floyd Co KY d 5 Jun 1941 Floyd Co KY of coronary sclerosis; buried Wills Cemetery, Bull Creek, Floyd Co KY; m. 24 Aug 1882 Floyd Co KY to Nannie Branham d/o John Branham and Margaret Dillon. Children of John C Calhoun and Nannie Branham;

i. Josephine Calhoun b Oct 1888 Floyd Co KY

ii. Johnnie Calhoun b 27 Jul 1892 Floyd Co KY

iii. Fannie Calhoun b Mar 1894 Floyd Co KY

John C Calhoun m. 14 Jul 1893 Floyd Co KY to Araminta "Minnie" Highnite b 1875 Floyd Co KY d 1963 Floyd Co KY; d/o Levi Highnite and Arty Frances Hale. Children of John C Calhoun and Araminta "Minnie" Highnite;

i. Roxie Calhoun b Mar 1898 Floyd Co KY

ii. Job Calhoun Sr b 17 May 1900 Floyd Co KY

iii. Janie Calhoun b 12 Feb 1908 Floyd Co KY

iv. Bess Calhoun b 24 Sept 1917 Water Gap, Floyd Co KY

John C Calhoun m. about 1907 to Jane Wallen b Dec 1883 d 7 Sept 1928 KY; d/o John Wallen and Minerva Nelson. Child of John C Calhoun and Jane Wallen;

i. Dewey Goodman b 16 Sept 1907 Floyd Co KY d 3 Aug 1950 Floyd Co KY; buried Wallen Cemetery, Bull Creek, Floyd Co KY; military service, WWII, Private, 1584 Service Unit; buried Campbell Cemetery, Bull Creek, Prestonsburg, Floyd Co KY; m. Nan Wallen b 22 Jan 1912 Floyd Co KY d/o Henry Wallen and Johnnie Calhoun. Child of Dewey Goodman and Nan Wallen; i.I. Bud Calhoun b 28 Dec 1928 Floyd Co KY d 11 Jul 2004 Floyd Co KY; buried Richmond Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Floyd Co KY.

7. Thomas Benton Calhoun b 5 JUL 1862 Letcher Co KY m. Ellen Merritt b 6 Jun 1866 Washington Co VA d 2 Feb 1935 Floyd Co KY; Children of Thomas Benton Calhoun and Ellen Merritt; i. Joe Calhoun ii. Hattie Calhoun b 9 MAY 1880 iii. Frank Calhoun b MAR 1882 iv. Anna Calhoun b JUL 1883 Floyd Co KY v. William Calhoun b NOV 1884 vi. Rebecca Calhoun b DEC 1887 vii. Allie Calhoun b 21 JAN 1889 Floyd Co KY viii. Eliza Calhoun b JUN 1889 ix. Robert Calhoun b NOV 1892 x. Susan Calhoun b 13 APR 1893 Floyd Co KY xi. Pearlie Calhoun b NOV 1894 Floyd Co KY xii. Lula Calhoun b about 1903 Floyd Co KY

8. Sam Calhoun b 17 AUG 1862 Floyd Co KY d 24 May 1946 Floyd Co  KY; buried Dwale, Floyd Co KY; m. Rebecca Wright b Mar 1868 KY; d/o James Wright and Susannah England. Child of Sam Calhoun and Rebecca Wright; i. Mary Wright b 27 Mar 1887 d 1 Aug 1971.

Rebecca Wright m. 9 Feb 1897 to James Robert Gibson. Children of James Robert Gibson and Rebecca Wright; i. Fanny F Gibson b Oct 1897 ii. Maxie Gibson b about 1901 iii. Roxie Gibson b about 1903 iv. Richard Gibson b about 1905 v. James Gibson b about 1906 vi. Darwin Gibson b about 1910

James Robert Gibson m. Elizabeth Trusty b 1895. Children; i. Starling Gibson b about 1883 Floyd Co KY ii. Sherman Gibson b Mar 1886 Floyd Co KY iii. Millie Gibson b Feb 1889 iv. Nora Gibson b Nov 1890

Sam Calhoun m. 22 Dec 1888 to Mary Highnite b 26 Mar 1872 KY d 1 Oct 1950 Floyd Co KY buried Dwale Floyd Co KY; d/o Levi Highnite and Arty Frances Hale. Children of Sam Calhoun and Mary Highnite; i. Birdie Calhoun b SEP 1887 Floyd Co KY ii. Albert Calhoun b DEC 1889 Floyd Co KY iii. Alice Calhoun b 27 APR 1891 Floyd Co KY iv. Minnie Calhoun b JUN 1893 Floyd Co KY v. William Calhoun b SEP 1895 Floyd Co KY vi. Maggie Calhoun b about 1904 Floyd Co KY vii. John Calhoun b 19 MAY 1906 Floyd Co KY viii. Greenville Calhoun b 13 JUN 1916 in Water Gap, Floyd Co., KY

Sam Calhoun m. about 1887 to Sarah Jane Hubbard b Dec 1859 Floyd Co KY d/o William M Hubbard Sr and Sarah Howard. Child of Sam Calhoun and Sarah Jane Hubbard; i. James Dark Hubbard Calhoun b 2 Apr 1886 Floyd Co KY d 20 Aug 1962 Floyd Co KY of coronary occlusion; buried Reynolds Cemetery, Bull Creek, Prestonsburg, Floyd Co KY; m. 6 Sept 1906 Floyd Co KY (divorced) to Jane Wallen b Dec 1883 Floyd Co KY; James Dark Hubbard Calhoun m. about 1910 Floyd Co KY to Susan Wallen b 15 Apr 1886 Floyd Co KY. Children of James Dark Hubbard Calhoun and Susan Wallen ; i.I. Merle Hubbard b 28 FEB 1911 Floyd Co KY i.II. Bess Hubbard b 7 NOV 1913 Floyd Co KY i.III. Albert Hubbard b 12 DEC 1915 Floyd Co KY i.IV. Elmore Hubbard b 27 AUG 1919 Floyd Co KY i.V. Mary Margaret Hubbard b 20 JAN 1922 Floyd Co KY i.VI. Bruce Hubbard b 15 DEC 1924 Floyd Co KY

Sarah Jane Hubbard m. about 1880 to William James Reynolds b 9 Dec 1849 Floyd Co KY d 28 Oct 1901 Floyd Co KY s/o Michael Scott Reynolds and Mary Jane Mayo

9. Sarah Jane "Sallie" Calhoun b 10 JUN 1866 Floyd Co KY d 8 Aug 1936 Floyd Co KY m. Solomon Branham b 1856 Watergap, Floyd Co KY d 18 Jul 1925 Cliff, Floyd Co KY; s/o John Branham and Margaret Dillon. Children of Solomon Branham and Sarah Jane "Sallie" Calhoun;

i. Ollie Branham

ii. David Branham b 3 JUL 1884 Floyd Co KY

iii. John Branham b 29 JAN 1887 Floyd Co KY

iv. Bill Branham b SEP 1888 Floyd Co KY

v. Ballard Branham b 25 OCT 1890 Floyd Co KY

vi. Abba Branham b 1892 Floyd Co KY

vii. Lewis Branham b 6 SEP 1894 Floyd Co KY

viii. Goble Branham b 1901 Floyd Co KY

ix. Ora Branham b 28 JUN 1901 Floyd Co KY

x. Joe Wheeler Branham b 14 MAR 1902 Floyd Co KY

xi. Lack Branham b 15 DEC 1907 Floyd Co KY

10. Minerva Calhoun b about 1868

11. Louanna Calhoun b about 1872 Floyd Co KY

12. Dulcena "Dulcie" Calhoun b APR 1875 in KY m. 20 Aug 1900 Floyd Co KY to John C Breckinridge Miller b 29 Mar 1879 KY. Children of John C Breckinridge Miller and Dulcena "Dulcie" Calhoun; i. Ora Calhoun b JAN 1896 Floyd Co KY ii. Lonnie Calhoun b about 1901 Floyd Co KY iii. Monroe Calhoun b about 1904 Floyd Co KY iv. Mary Calhoun b about 1906 Floyd Co KY v. Tommy Calhoun b about 1907 Floyd Co KY vi. Johnnie Calhoun b about 1909 Floyd Co KY vii. Ward Calhoun b about 1911 Floyd Co KY viii. Eddrel Calhoun b 28 APR 1913 Floyd Co KY viii. Junior L. Calhoun b 20 MAY 1915 Floyd Co KY ix. Easia Calhoun b 18 JUN 1917 Floyd Co KY

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