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Descendants of

John Riley, Sr.

Nancy Ellen (Hammons) Riley


John Riley, Sr.
b: 1804 Knox Co, KY
d: 1880 Knox Co, KY
buried: Nan Riley Cemetery, Hammons Fork, Knox Co, KY
Nancy Ellen Hammons
on 30 Nov 1826, in Knox Co, KY
daughter of
Obediah &Elizabeth(Skaggs) Hammons, Jr.
b: 06 Dec 1806 Knox Co, KY
d: 06 Sep 1877

John's & Nancy's
List of Descendants
  • (1) Joseph Riley
    b: 18 Apr 1828 Knox Co, KY
    d: 08 Feb 1896 Knox Co, KY
    daughter of Samuel &Jennie(Gilbert)Jones
    paternal grandparents: Isaac &Rhoda(Smith) Jones
    maternal grandparents: Felix &Nancy(Wallace) Gilbert
    b: Jul 1833 Knox Co, KY
    d: 20 Nov 1915 Knox Co, KY

  • (2) Elizabeth Riley
    b: 1830 Knox Co KY
    m: SAMUEL J. BAILEY, in 1850
    b: Dec 1820 Knox Co, KY

  • (3) Mary Riley
    b: 1831
    m: DUTTON JONES, on 25 Apr 1854
    son of Joseph &Sally(Smith) Jones
    grandson of Isaac &Rhoda(Smith)Jones
    b: 1829

  • (4) John Riley, Jr.
    b: 22 Feb 1833 Knox Co, KY
    d: 25 Jan 1916 Knox Co, KY
    m: LUCY HOPPER, on 28 Apr 1870, in Knox Co, KY
    daughter of Blackgrove &Nancy(Gilbert) Hopper
    b: 12 Aug 1848 Clay Co, KY
    d: 02 Oct 1903 Knox Co, KY

  • (5) William Riley
    b: 1836 Knox Co, KY
    m: ISABELLE BLACK, on 18 Jul 1861, in Knox Co, KY
    daughter of James &Mahala(Harris) Black
    b: 06 Jun 1844
    d: 18 Jun 1891

  • (6) Sarah "Sally" Riley
    b: 1837 Knox Co, KY

  • (7) James Riley
    b: 1839 Knox Co, KY

  • (8) Nancy Riley
    b: 1840 Knox Co, KY

  • (9) Franklin Riley
    b: 1843 Knox Co, KY

  • (10) Amanda Riley
    b: 1845 Knox Co, KY

  • (11) Oliva Riley
    b: 1848 Knox Co, KY

  • (12) Henry C. Riley
    b: 1850 Knox Co, KY
    m: M.C. SEVIER

  • (13) Thomas Riley
    b: 1852 Knox Co, KY

  • (14) George M. Riley, Sr.
    b: 28 Aug 1855 Fount, Knox Co, KY
    d: 01 Oct 1926 Fount, Knox Co, KY
    buried: per death certificate, on "George Riley's Place" in Fount, KY
    m: #1=CLARA J. WILLIAMSON, on 24 Aug 1876, in Fount, Knox Co, KY
    daughter of Bright &Sarah(Short) Williamson
    b: 06 Nov 1859 Knox Co, KY
    d: 02 Mar 1890 Fount, Knox Co, KY
    m: #2=NANCY ELLEN JORDAN, on 20 May 1890, in Fount, Knox Co, KY
    daughter of Ewell & Martha (Hammons) Jordan
    granddaughter of John Thomas & Alice (Mills) Hammons
    b: 25 May 1869 Knox Co, KY
    d: 23 Dec 1902 Fount, Knox Co, KY
    m: #3=ELIZABETH "ELIZA" WARREN-JONES-WARREN, on 31 May 1903, in Fount, Knox Co, KY
    (Elizabeth's m#2=Abraham Jones, m#3=FNU Warren)
    daughter of William Clark & Catherine (Hale/Hall) Warren
    b: Abt 1863 Knox Co, KY
    d: 01 Apr 1944 Fount, Knox Co, KY
    George's mother, Nancy Ellen (Hammons) Riley, is a sister to
    Nancy's grandfather, John Thomas Hammons; therefore,
    Nancy & George are 2nd cousins-once removed.

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