Floyd County Photo Album

If you have photos from Floyd County and would like to see them posted. Please email me!


Top left are Bud Hamilton, holding son Bud Jr, wife Jean and Bud Jr. Arcolas, Willard Howell . Front row is Vedna, Vivian and Billy Howell children of Willard and Arcolas. Taken in 1956.

Submitted by Vivian


Bud Hamilton and Pat Elkins taken Oct, 1997

Submitted by Vivian Griffin

Buddy Bryant
 Floyd County Constable Dist #3 1968-1993 was in office
Born 05-1899  Died  02-1993
He was the oldest living law enforcer in the nation.

Wilburn (Bud), Ruth and son Charles Scott

Taken about 1943 in front of a company house in Old Garrett.

Submitted by Fred Scott

Johnny Hicks & Charlene Dawson Hicks and her brother don't know his name.
Jonathan & Betts Nelson taken 1937. I am in middle. Jonathan & Betts are buried in Nelson-Slone Cemetery. Jonathan was s/o George W. & Nancy Tussey.

Submitted by  Isadore"Izzy"Nelson

Jonathan Watkins

Born July 16, 1849 in Magoffin County, KY.  Died

March 11, 1932 in Portsmouth, OH (Scioto County) in the home of his daughter Lucy.  He was the son of Sylvester
Wadkins/Watkins and Hester (Hattie) Tussey.  The Grandson of Benedict Wadkins and Barbara Stanley.  He was
married to Margaret Skeens on March 04, 1869  in Floyd County, KY.   They had one son Thomas Watkins born
June 28, 1871 in Floyd County.  After Margaret's death he was awarded guardian of their son Thomas. 
After his first wife's death Jonathan married Anna Hicks on November 08, 1876 at the home of Wesley Hicks in Floyd County.
No children born of this marriage.
Jonathan married my grandmother Millie Nelson on February 21, 1901 in Greenup County, KY.  They were divorced on August 09,
1922 in Antrim County, Michigan.  Millie was the daughter of John Nelson and Nancy Kitchen.  Jonathan and Millie had six children.
June   b. July 16, 1903 d. November 09, 1975
Lucy Bell  b. July 17, 1905 d. April 23, 1982
Everett  b. July 27, 1908  d. September 16, 1970
James Russell  b. April 08, 1911  d. June 10, 1939
William Paul  b. April 18, 1913  d. May 29, 1983
another daughter, still living


Jose (Shepherd) Nelson, w/o John Nelson.d/o/ Hoot Shepherd and the Mother of the Floyd County Cornorer, Roger Nelson 

Submitted by Judy Stambaugh