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Tosspot in KY

I look forward to reading your published article on the Tosspot family from Winchester, VA. I'd love to know how they got that surname. You mentioned their migration to OH, PA, & NY. Does your research include the family in Louisville, KY? I've pasted in below some misc. information I found for this family. So far, I haven't found a direct connection of the Tosspot families to the Strange families from the Winchester & Berryville, VA areas that I've been trying to trace.

1880 census: Buffalo, Erie, NY
Other—TOSPOT, Emma B., single, servant, 35, b. CAN, parents b. NC
(Servant in household of cook William H. Stark & wife Katharina. Possibly same as Emma J. TOSPOT, b. 1846 NY, member of household headed by Timothy & Mary A. Tospot in 1850 census?)

1880 census: Louisville, Jefferson, KY
Other—TOSSPOT, Lizzie, 60, widow, servant, b. KY, parents b. KY
Other—GESS, Louisa, 40, single, servant, b. KY
Other—YOUNG, John, 18, single, servant, b. KY
(African-American servants in household of insurance agent J.L. Danforth and wife F.E.)

1880 census: Louisville, Jefferson, KY
HOH—GUESS, Millie, 51, washer & ironer, b. 1829 VA, parents b. KY/VA
Sister—GUESS, Lizzie, 56, cook, b. 1824 VA, parents b. KY/VA
Sister—GUESS, Louesia, 50, chamber maid, b. 1830 VA, parents b. KY/VA
Mother—GUESS, Betsie, 80, at home, b. 1800 VA, parents b. VA
Niece—Ocelia, 14, at school, b 1866 OH, parents b. VA

1886-87 Louisville, KY City Directory
TOSSPOT, Charles, 1712 Grayson, boarder
TOSSPOT, Lizzie, cook

1890 Louisville, KY City Directory
TOSSPOT, Charles, servant, 211 E. College & 1712 Grayson
TOSSPOT, Elizabeth, cook, 509 W. Ormsby Ave & 1712 Grayson

1891 KY Death Record
TOSSPOT, Cordelia, born about 1841; died 19 Nov 1891

1910 census: Louisville Ward 5, Jefferson, KY
Servant—TOSSPOT, Charles, single, butler for private family b. 1854 OH
(in household of lawyer Walter L. Vaughn & wife Annie H. Vaughn)

1914 KY Death Record
TASSPOT, Chas, 60, laborer, b. 1854 OH, parents b. VA/WV
Father: John Tasspot, born in VA
Mother: Eliza Quest, born in VA

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