Bumpus, Joseph (alternate spelling Bumpass)

Joe Bumpus was a Black man born in September of 1869 in Tennessee. He eventually moved to Kentucky, and married a woman named Addie in 1898. She had a daughter named Henrietta who was born before they married, but Bumpus claimed her as his stepdaughter in the 1900 Census. At that time, his stepbrother Turner […]

Weaver, Tom

Tom Weaver was an African American man born in Kentucky in January 1868. He moved around adjacent counties, and according to the 1900 Census, he resided in Herndon, Christian County as a boarder of the Blair family. He was a farm laborer who gathered tobacco and other crops. He did not marry and had no […]

Carroll, Charles

Charley Carroll was a young white youth born on June 6th, 1897.  He and his siblings lived with their parents, John and Delphinia Carroll in Beespring, Edmonson County, Kentucky.  His mother was Delphinia Carroll (01/12/1862-12/06/1929).  His father was John Irvin Carrell (01/09/1856-1900).  Charley had several siblings, Acie (1890-1989), Lawson(1885-1949), James (1881-1970), Emma (1889-1981), Patrick (1877-1937), […]