Tutt, George

George Tutt was born in October 1884.  He was 15 years old at the time of the 1900 census. George Tutt was the son of Katie Tutt, age 60 at the time of the 1900 census, who was a widow.  The Tutt family resided in Trenton, Todd, Kentucky, including Katie, George, his sisters Sarah (28 […]

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 […]

Walker Family

The Walker family was a family of 7-8 people who resided on a farm in Hickman, Kentucky during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The members of the family included David Walker, born in Tennessee in 1870, his wife Annie Walker, born in Tennessee in 1871, and their five to six children with ages […]

Hill, Elmer ( possible last name Holt)

Elmer Hill’s exact birth date is unknown from census records, but due to his death records, it was either in 1880 or 1881. He was born to the parents of Thomas White Wheat and Milley Catherine Hill. The parents bore two daughters as well, Minnie Jane Hill on May 22, 1886, and Mary Belle Hill […]

McDowell, Jake (or Jacob)

According to the 1900 Federal Census, Jake McDowell was born February 1855, married to Minnee McDowell for 19 years, having 9 children although there are only 2 sons and 6 daughters listed on the census by name. He worked as a farm laborer and owned his home, as opposed to renting. Jake McDowell was arrested […]