Thomas Calhoun and
Virginia Jane Musick
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,
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
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
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
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.
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
James P Calhoun
m. (2) Unknown. Child;
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;
Calhoun b 22 AUG 1910 Floyd Co KY
Calhoun b 10 JAN 1913 Floyd Co KY
Calhoun b 19 APR 1915 Floyd Co KY
Calhoun b 19 OCT 1917 Floyd Co KY
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
Calhoun b OCT 1889 Floyd Co KY
"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.
Padgett Calhoun b JUN 1899 Floyd Co KY m. Grace V Berry. Child; I.
Claire Lucille Calhoun m. Garland Moore Locks.
Clayton Calhoun b 30 APR 1902 Floyd Co KY
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
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
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.
Calhoun b about 1854 Letcher Co KY
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;
Calhoun b Oct 1888 Floyd Co KY
Calhoun b 27 Jul 1892 Floyd Co KY
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Branham b 3 JUL 1884 Floyd Co KY
Branham b 29 JAN 1887 Floyd Co KY
iv. Bill Branham
b SEP 1888 Floyd Co KY
Branham b 25 OCT 1890 Floyd Co KY
vi. Abba Branham
b 1892 Floyd Co KY
Branham b 6 SEP 1894 Floyd Co KY
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
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