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Abraham Childers
and Elizabeth Roberts

Abraham V Childers b 15 Nov 1752 Buckingham VA d 6 May 1849 Breeding Creek, Knott Co KY; s/o Henry Childers and Susanna Gooslby. Abraham V Childers m. 1784 Russell Co VA to Elizabeth Roberts b 1768 Russell Co VA d 17 Feb 1833 Perry Co KY; d/o Archie Conrelius Neil Robers and Mary Ellen Helen Benton. Children of Abraham V Childers and Elizabeth Roberts;

1. Mary Polly Childers b 9 Apr 1787 Russell Co VA d 14 Apr 1891 Clinch River, Russell Co VA; m. Joseph Kenton Kiser b abt 1782 Montgomery Co VA; s/o Joseph Kenton Kiser and Susannah Stacy.

2. William Childers b 10 Mar 1788 VA d 17 Nov 1866 Wolfe Co KY; m. Winnifred Winnie Breeding b abt 1795 Russell Co VA d Wolfe Co KY; d/o Spencer Breeding and Elizabeth Finney. Children of William Childers and Winnifred Winnie Breeding;

i. John Childers b abt 1812 KY; m. Polly Unknown b abt 1816 OH. Child of John Childers and Polly Unknown; I. Richard Childers b abt 1834 KY

ii. Madison Childers b abt 1820 VA; m. Nancy Unknown b abt 1826 KY. Children of Madison Childers and Nancy Unkown; I. Gilly Ann Childers b abt 1844 KY II. James M Childers b abt 1847 KY III. Sarah Childers b abt 1848 KY IV. Jeremiah Childers b abt 1850 KY V. Elizabeth Childers b abt 1853 KY VI. Mary C Childers b abt 1854 KY VII. William L Childers b abt 1855 KY VIII. Hoy L Childers b abt 1857 KY IX. Savannah Childers b abt 1859 Owsley Co KY

iii. Celia Childers b 1828 KY; appears to have not been married. Children of Celia Childers and Unknown; I. Martha A Childers b 1854 Owsley Co KY II. William J Childers b abt 1862 Owsley Co KY III. James Childers b 1867 Owsley Co KY

iv. Epperson Childers b abt 1834 KY; m. abt 1857 to Sarah M Unknown b abt 1837 TN. Children of Epperson Childers and Sarah M Unknown; I. George W D Childers b abt 1858 Owsley Co KY II. JJ Childers b 1860 Owsley Co KY

Notes on William Childers: William went to Indiana in 1837 then returned to Kentucky. 1850 Owsley County Kentucky Federal Census (Ancestry, Image 28) M432-216, Kentucky twp, 26 August, Dwelling 180, Family 180, William Childers, 62, farmer Real Estate $700, Winney, 56, (Both b. VA), Celia 20 b. KY (Next door is son John and family. RBP) 1860 Owsley County Kentucky Federal Census (Ancestry, Image 119) M653-391, PO Spruce Grove, 16 August, Dwelling 86, Family 878, William Childers, 72, Farmer, Real Estate $300, Personal Property $300, Winney, 65, (Both b. VA), Celia 32, Domestic, Martha 6 (Both b. KY) (Next door is son Madison and family. RBP) 1870 Wolfe County Kentucky Federal Census (Ancestry, Image 39) M593-504, Prec. 3, PO Hoyle Green, Pg. 440A, 11 August, Winney 76 b. VA is living with daughter Celia and children.

3. Goolsby Childers b 1790 VA d 1872 Carter Co KY

4. Paulina Childers b 1795 VA d 1850 Letcher Co KY

5. Abraham Childers b 1800 VA d 29 Dec 1887 Carbo, Russell Co VA

6. Celia Childers

7. Elizabeth Childers

8. Frances Childers. It is not known if this child is a male or female but could be the"Franky" Childers who married Isaac Smith 1st.

9. Elisha Childers

10. Lodica Childers


Notes About Abraham Childers
and Elizabeth Roberts

Letcher County KY in 1842 was formed from part of Perry County. 1821-1822 Perry County KY lists Abraham Childers. Elizabeth and family did not go to Tennessee when her mother and Rev. John Frost went. Elizabeth's children were members of the Christian Church. Name also Childress. Abraham was reared in Amherst County, VA and lived on the Tye River. He served in the revolutionary war. Pension application #R 1922. He had brothers William, Moseby and Henry. The Roberts History says Abraham's parents probably were Abraham Childers who married Elizabeth Cannon in Amherst Co. VA, she d. about 1795 and he married 2nd Lucy Thomas Nevill, widow of James Nevill.


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