May Family Photos

Descendants of Thomas & Dorcas Patton May

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Samuel May [1820-1904]


Photos of children of Samuel May

Samuel May b: 17 Apr 1820 Shelby Creek, Floyd (now Pike) Co., KY d: 23 Sep 1904 Prestonsburg, KY, buried in the May Cemetery. Age at death: 84

.. +Mary Osborn b: 9 Oct 1823 Russell Co, VA, near Castlewood m: 9 Mar 1843 Russell Co., VA d: 17 Jun 1909 Prestonsburg, KY, at the home of her son, Bascom May. Age at death: 85

Samuel May & Mary Osborn
Charcoal portrait

May family group about 1935

Descendants of brothers, Samuel and William James May,
who lived on property once owned by their uncle, Samuel May (1783-1851),
and bought in 1842 by their father, Thomas May (1787-1867).

Taken at Bascom May`s house on May`s Branch in Prestonsburg, KY.

Seated: Four children of Samuel May (1820-1904)
Bascom May, Martha May Greenwade, Florence May Hereford, David May

5. Ida May Shropshire, daughter of David May

Descendants - and spouses - of William James May (1819-1883)

6. Tress May Francis 7. Gordon Francis 8. William James May
9. Mary R. May 10. Annie Mayo May 11. Annie Auxier May and 12. Anna Laura May.

Tress May Francis was the first Floyd Countian to realize that the May House should be saved. She completed a detailed genealogy of the May family in 1956.

Home of Samuel & Mary Osborn May about 1900.
Samuel & Mary are seated in front.

Abandoned home before it was razed in 1936.

Gravestone in the May Cemetery, Prestonsburg, KY.

Photos of children of Samuel May