Wesley Conley

1856–1880 (Age 24)
Breathitt, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Wesley

When Wesley Conley was born in 1856, in Breathitt, Kentucky, United States, his father, John A. Deaton Conley, was 31 and his mother, Leaster Jane Lawhorn, was 32. He died before 1880, in his hometown, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

John A. Deaton Conley
1825–1903
Leaster Jane Lawhorn
1824–1916
John Conley
1846–
Louisa "Old Honey" Conley
1851–
Amanda Conley
1852–1939
Epperson Conley
1855–1942
Wesley Conley
1856–1880
Elijah L Conley
1858–1939
Willard Franklin Conley
1861–1935
John Morgan Conley
1863–1948
Josephine Conley
1866–1946
Robert Lee "Robin" Conley
1868–1943
Sarah Conley
1870–1910
Reuben Conley
1872–1947
David Conley
1874–1933

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World Events (3)

1861

Age 5

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of Connolly .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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