By Bruce David May
& Nadine Carol Preece May
Caleb May [1781-1827] is not related to John May, another pioneer of "Old" Floyd County and the father of Samuel May. These three men are the only Mays named in the 1810 census of the county.
Caleb [1781-1827] and Margaretta [1783-1861] married in Russell Co., VA about 1801 and lived in that county until at least 1806. They settled on the Licking River, near present-day Salyersville before 1810. Records confirm that he was serving as a minister of the Gospel in the United Baptist Church at Burning Springs in 1810. Both are buried in the May Cemetery at the Old May Homestead.
This book is a very complete compilation of a number of generations of this family, up to 1985. To date, no one has yet proven who Caleb May's parents were.
Their ten children were: