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Baker 1900 Census data Baker 1900 Census Ernest Baker was an African American man born in October of 1879 to Pryn and Josephine Baker. He lived his life entirely in North Cadiz, Trigg County, Kentucky. Census records show that Baker could read and write and that he

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Benjamin “Booker” Brame was born in 1891. There is no extent census or biographical information about his birthplace, his family, or his education.  On April 9, 1909, Brame, who was 18-years-old, was accused of insulting, attempting to assault, or assaulting of a white woman. The

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Bell 1900 Census Data Bell 1900 Census Born in March 1896, Arthur Bell was the fourth of four children of William and Francis Bell.  Arthur had a younger brother, John, and two older step-siblings, Robert Brown and Cora Brown.   According to the 1900 census records, the

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Documented by Gracie Henderson Brown 1900 Census data Brown 1900 Census Thomas Brown was a 19-year-old young man.  He was born in Kentucky in February 1883.  His parents were John Brown and Bell Brown, who in 1902 were 37 years old and had been married for seventeen years. 

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Documented by Gracie Henderson Grant Smith 1920 Census Grant Smith Marriage License Grant Smith was born in 1878 in Kentucky.  His mother was born in Nova Scotia, and his father was born in the United States. Grant Smith was married to Addie Smith in 1905 in Mason County,

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Documented by Gracie Henderson Smith 1900 Census data Stewart Census 1900 Census data Elijah Drake, Henry Smith, and James Stewart were three young men who resided in Madrid Bend, Fulton County, Kentucky.  Fulton County is located in western Kentucky, next to the Mississippi River and on the borders

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Documented by Gracie Henderson Warfield Census 1880 Henry “Fratus” Warfield was born in Kentucky in 1879.  When he was a boy, he resided in Hadensville, Todd County, Kentucky with his mother, Mary Warfield, who was born in Kentucky, and his father Squire Warfield, who was also born

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Documented by Cameron Smith In early September 1905, Moses Lovern of Williamson, West Virginia was arrested for assaulting James Butcher, a well-off businessman. Convicted of the crime, he began serving a 60 day sentence later in the month. On September 24th, in the middle of the

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Documented by Cameron Smith Lewis or “Lon” Beard was born in March of 1887 to Curtis and Lillie Beard. He was the second oldest son of seven siblings and was born and raised in the predominantly white community of Elk Creek, Kentucky. Lewis’s immediate family was

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