Descendants of Thomas & Dorcas Patton May
Samuel May [1820-1904]
Updated Sep 2009
First five of ten children
No photos. Solomon was killed in the battle at Cynthiana, KY along with his uncle, David May.
They were buried near this monument
...... +Dr. Nathaniel G. Robinson b: 2 Mar 1835 Floyd Co., KY m: 1865 Floyd Co., KY d: 21 Aug 1907 Near Meyers Station, KY, buried in Macpelah Cemetery Age at death: 72
See photos of the 1929 May family reunion held at their home near Mt. Sterling, KY.
The 1938 May family reunion was also held at their home
men standing, L=>R, are their sons, Rev. Leonidas Robinson, Rev.
The wife of Leonidas, Emma Sparks, is standing beside him on the left and and his son, Jerome, is standing by the dog in front. The infant in the center is probably John Graham Robinson (b. 27 Jul 1896), sitting in the lap of his mother, Elizabeth Johns Robinson.
This group family photo taken was printed in a Dallas, TX newspaper in 1984 at the time of the American Methodist Bicentennial. The caption identified most of the people in the photo, noting it was taken at the parsonage of the Saltwell/Rosehill Circuit in Nicholas Co, KY.
Over six generations the Robinson family is said to have produced 46 Methodist preachers.
...... +Martha E. Prater b: 11 Jul 1847 m: 3 Nov 1867 Salyersville, Magoffin Co., KY d: 17 Mar 1941 Nicholasville, KY, and buried in Wilmore Cemetery Age at death: 93
See photos of the 1930 May family reunion held at David's home in Nicholasville, KY.
...... +Daniel Mart Hager b: 20 Oct 1846 Scott Co., Va.; came to Kentucky in 1862. m: 30 Jan 1867 Floyd Co., Ky d: 14 Oct 1932 Hager Hill, Ky,; buried in the Mayo cemetery there. Age at death: 85
about the 1931
May family reunion held at the home of
...... +James Henry Hereford, Jr. b: 22 May 1841 m: 17 Jun 1869 Floyd Co., KY d: 17 Nov 1898 Age at death: 57.
Read about the 1932 May family reunion held at their home near Prestonsburg, KY.