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Josiah Arthur "Joe" Conley
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1891
Bible Grove
Clay County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 1963
Lubbock County
Texas, USA

In the early 1900's, Josiah's mother, Letitia Ann Smith Conley was committed to a state mental hospital, where she remained until her death on May 17, 1930 in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois USA. She is buried in the Neoga Memorial Cemetery, Neoga, Cumberland County, Illinois next to Josiah's sister, Isavella "Icy" Nancy Jane Conley Young.

Josiah was sent to live with his Uncle William Conley and his wife, Nancy Ann Wooten Conley. The 1910 U.S. Federal Census for Deer Creek Township, Custer County, Oklahoma confirms his presence in the household. He remained with his uncle until his marriage to Anna Elizabeth Chastain around 1914.

His father, James M. Conley, was living with his sister, Vinoa "Vina" Ellen Conley Graus in Grant Township, Custer County, Oklahoma. The 1910 U.S. Federal Census for Grant Township, Custer County, Olkahoma confirms his presence in the household.

The World War I Draft Registration Card for Josiah Arthur Conley describes him as Medium height and a Stout build with Brown eyes and Brown hair.

Josiah Arthur Conley was a farmer most of his life. He was living in Natalina, Medina County, Texas with his wife at the time of his death. He passed away at the West Texas Hospital in Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas of Cardio-respiratory collapse due to Pneumonia, anemia and atelectasis due to ASCVHD.

Family links: 
  Letitia Ann Smith Conley (1861 - 1930)
  Anna Elizabeth Chastain Conley (1896 - 1978)
  Lloyd Oren Conley (1915 - 1933)*
  Goldie Cecial Conley (1918 - 1918)*
  Dewane Winston Conley (1921 - 2004)*
  Clifford Leon Conley (1927 - 1956)*
  Phoebe Estella Conley Hanks (1881 - 1914)*
  IcyVilla Nancy Jane Conley Young (1884 - 1975)*
  Josiah Arthur Conley (1891 - 1963)
  Gould Conley (1899 - 1978)*
*Calculated relationship


JAN 1, 1891 - OCT 4, 1963

Beck Cemetery
Custer County
Oklahoma, USA
Maintained by: Sandra Taylor
Originally Created by: Joy Gabbert McKillip
Record added: Mar 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13766085
Josiah Arthur Joe Conley
Added by: Joy Gabbert McKillip
Josiah Arthur Joe Conley
Added by: Joy Gabbert McKillip
Josiah Arthur Joe Conley
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Added by: Joy Gabbert McKillip
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Josiah Arthur Conley was my great grand uncle. Rest in Peace!
- Sandra Taylor
 Added: May. 2, 2014

- YellowRoseTX
 Added: Jan. 8, 2009

- Debbi Conley Siebert
 Added: Jan. 8, 2009

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