NameJohn Wesley Stidham
Birth6 Aug 1879, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death29 Oct 1942, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Marriage31 Aug 1912, Rowan Co., Kentucky
SpouseMollie M. Fraley
BirthJan 1880, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death19 Sep 1917, Morehead, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Notes for John Wesley Stidham
His death certificate records John Wesley Stidam, born 6 Aug 1879 in Rowan Co., Ky, died 9 Oct 1942 in Clearfield, Rowan Co., Ky, farmer, married, husband of Lettie Clyne, age 54, father Henry Stidham, mother’s maiden name Mandy Baile, both born in Rowan Co., Ky, cause of death cardio renal chronic due to acute nephritis, informant George E. Stidam, Clearfield, Ky, burial in Baldridge Cemetery.
The birthdate may be incorrect. It was listed as Aug 1882 in the 1900 census, and I cannot find him in 1880.
In 1900 he was listed as John W. Stedam, age 17, born Aug 1882, lodger, with the family of James Stedam age 33 and wife Mary E. age 34.
Notes for Mollie M. Fraley
Her death certificate records Moley Fraley, age 37, born 1880, married, died 19 Sep 1917 in Morehead, Rowan Co., Ky, father Buttler Fraley, mother’s maiden name Bettie McDaniel, both born in Fleming Co., Ky, cause of death tuberculosis of bowels, informant blank, burial in Christian Cemetery.
Notes for John Wesley & Mollie M. (Family)
Rowan Co. marriage book 7, p. 640, records the marriage on 31 Aug 1912 of John Stidam, 32, second marriage, laborer, residence Rodbourn, born Fleming Co., son of Henry & Amanda Stidam, to Mollie Fraley, 33, first marriage, residence Rodbourn, born Rowan Co., daughter of Butler & Bettie Fraley, at Christy by John Bradley, witnesses Bryant Hicks and Alfred Bradley, bond surety by Albert Caudill.