Bell, Arthur

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 Bell family lived in Cheatham, Tennessee.  William Bell worked as a farm laborer and Francis […]

Buckner, Ellis

Ellis Buckner was born on August 1, 1892, in Henderson County, Kentucky. According to the 1910 Census, he boarded with another family at the time, the Kennedys. RH and Virginia Kennedy had three daughters, Mary, Ora, and Lucille. At 14, Buckner was able to read, write, and attend a school which was rare for an […]