NameElza Staton, 3C2R
Birth4 Sep 1880, Bath Co., Kentucky
Marriage2 Jun 1901, Bath Co., Kentucky
SpouseMary Jane Highley
Birthabt 1883, Bath Co., Kentucky
Deathabt 1919, prob. Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1903, Bath Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1905, Bath Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1906, Bath Co., Kentucky
Birth23 Apr 1907, Bath Co., Kentucky
Death31 Oct 1918, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birthabt May 1909, Bath Co., Kentucky
Notes for Elza Staton
His WWI draft registration card, filed 12 Sep 1918 in Owingsville, Bath Co., Ky, records Elza Staton, age 39, born 4 Sep 1879, residence Farmers, Rowan Co., Ky, occupation tie inspector, employer Sam Bradley, Morehead, Ky, nearest relative wife Mary Staton, Farmers, Ky, physical description medium height, medium build, black hair, black eyes.
Notes for Mary Jane Highley
I cannot find a death record for Mary. She must have died after Sep 1918, when she was recorded as Elza’s wife on his draft registration card, and January 1920, when he was recorded as widowed in the 1920 census.
Census Notes for Elza & Mary Jane (Family)
1910 census of Bath Co., Ky, Preston precinct, enumerated 15 April, lists on p. 1B as family #14:
Staton, Elsie, 30, section hand on railroad; Mary, wife, 24, married 9 years, mother of 5 children, 4 living; Melvin, son, 7; Hilda, dau, 5; Ramond, son, 3; Herbie, son, 11/12. All born Ky Ky Ky.
1920 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Farmers precinct, enumerated 26 Jan, lists on p. 10A as family #181/182:
Staton, Elza, 40, widowed, tie cutter; Melvin, son, 17; Vina, dau, 14; Herbert, son, 9. All born Ky Ky Ky.