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Blackford, Sanders/Saunders, Matthews, Jessamine, KY

Temika Higgins posted the following query in 2000:

"I am looking for SANDERS (possibly Saunders), BLACKFORD, HIGGINS, and HOWARD. All are from KENTUCKy and possibly OHIO. My ggrandparents are ELLA HOWARD and DANIEL SANDERS. NELSON SANDERS is DAN'S might be affiliated. The BLACKFORD'S are ROOSEVELT BLACKFORD and DAISY MATTHEWS-BLACKFORD. Temeka Higgins "

1880 Census Clover Botton, Woodford Co., KY
Jefferson BLACKFORT Self M Male B 50 KY Laborer KY KY
Lucretia BLACKFORT Wife M Female B 35 KY KY KY
Barley BLACKFORT Son S Male B 20 KY Laborer KY KY
Lewis BLACKFORT Son S Male B 18 KY Laborer KY KY
Gowens BLACKFORT Son S Male B 16 KY Laborer KY KY
James BLACKFORT Son S Male B 10 KY KY KY

1900 Census South Keene, Jessamine Co., KY
Goeyns Blackford Head B M b. Oct 1862 age 37 married 16 yrs b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Farm Laborer
Ottie Blackford Wife B F b. Aug 1876 (should be 66) age 36 married 16 yrs 4 children born 3 living b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Day Laborer
Mattie Blackford Daughter B F b. Jan 1885 age 15 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Cook
Richard Blackford Son B M b. Sept 1886 age 13 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Day Laborer
William Blackford Son B M b. Mar 1888 age 12 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
George McKee Bro-in-law B M b. Oct 1857 age 42 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Farm Laborer

1910 Census South Keene, Jessamine Co., KY
George Blackford Head M B 47 married 26 yrs 1st marriage b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Farm Laborer General Farm
Ardie Blackford Wife F B 42 married 26 yrs 1st marriage 11 children born 6 living b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Georgia Blackford Daughter F B 7 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Roosevelt Blackford Son M B 2 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Gustine Blackford Son M B 3?mon single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
George McKee Brother-in-law M B 54 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Farm Laborer General Farm

1920 Census South Keene, Jessamine Co., KY
Gowens Blackford Head M W 57 married b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Farmer Tobacco Farm
Artie Blackford Wife F B 52 married b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Roosevelt Balckford Son M B 12 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: farm Laborer AT Home
Agustana Blackford Son M B 9 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
George McKee Brother-in-law M B 59 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Farmer

I couldn't locate the Blackfords in the 1870 Census. I wasn't able to find Artie and George's family, either.

Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000 Record
about Roosevelt Blackford
Name: Roosevelt Blackford
Death Date: 13 March , 1950
Death Place: Jesmn
Age: 042
Residence: Fayette
Volume: 16
Certificate: 7842

Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000 Record
about Artie Blackford
Name: Artie Blackford
Death Date: 20 March , 1934
Death Place: Jesmn
Age: 065
Volume: 14
Certificate: 6995

Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000 Record
about Daisy Blackford
Name: Daisy Blackford
Death Date: 14 March , 1983
Death Place: Fayette
Age: 076
Residence: Fayette
Volume: 11
Certificate: 5264

Social Security Death Index Record
about Daisy Blackford
Name: Daisy Blackford
SSN: 405-46-0169
Last Residence: 40508 Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States of America
Born: 11 Mar 1909
Died: Mar 1983
State (Year) SSN issued: Kentucky (1953 )

I think this is actually Gowens:

Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000 Record
about Gornes Blackford
Name: Gornes Blackford
Death Date: 11 November , 1939
Death Place: Jesmn
Age: 080
Residence: Jessamine
Volume: 56
Certificate: 27831

Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000 Record
about Gustine Blackford
Name: Gustine Blackford
Death Date: 16 August , 1966
Death Place: Fayette
Age: 056
Residence: Jessamine
Volume: 37
Certificate: 18318

WWI Draft Card
Richard Blackford
Residence: Route 2, Nicholasville, Jessamine County, KY
Dob Sept 19, 1884
Farmer
Self-employed
Nearest Relative: Annie Bell Blackford
Medium height, medium build, brown eyes, black hair
No disabilities
Sept 12, 1918

WWI Draft Card
Willie Blackford
Residence: Keene, Jessamine, KY
DOB: Mar 8, 1889
Where born: Keene, Jessamine, KY
Occu: Farm Work
Employer: A J Wheeler
Where employed: Jessamine County
Any dependents: Wife
Married
Negro
Physically unfit to serve - witness Estille Cleveland
Tall, Slender, black eyes, black hair
No disabilities
June 5, 1917

1900 Census Childers, Woodford Co., KY
Frank Mathews Head B M b. Mar 1870 age 30 married 12 yrs b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Farm Laborer
Josie Mathews Wife BB F b. Nov 1870 age 29 married 12 yrs 7 children born 7 living b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Sarah Mathews Daughter B F b. April? 1889 age 11 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: At School
Zeb Mathews Son B M b. May 890 age 10 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: At School
Nannie Mathews Daughter B F b. Feb 1892 age 8 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Walter Mathews Son B M b. Jan 1893 age 7 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Mary Mathews Daughter B F b. May 1895 age 5 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Charles Mathews Son B M b. Mar 1897 afe 3 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Ida Mathews Daughter B F b. Sept 1898 age 1 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY

1910 Census North Keene, Jessamine Co., KY
Frank Mathews Head M Mul 60 married 20 yrs 1st marriage b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Laborer Farm
Joe Mathews Wife F B 39 married 20 yrs 1st marriage 10 children born 10 living b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Zeb Mathews Son M B 21 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Walter Mathews Son M B 18 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Mary Mathews Daughter F Mul 15 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Agusten Mathews Son M Mul 13 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Ida Mathews Daughter F Mul 10 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Ella Mathews Daughter F Mul 9 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Frank Mathews Son M Mul 3 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Dasy Mathews Daughter F Mul 1 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY

1920 Census Keene, Jessamine Co., KY
Frank Mathews Head M B 54 married b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Farmer General Farm
Joana Mathews Wife 49 married b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Zeb Mathews Son M B 23 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Ida Mathews Daughter F B 19 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Ella Mathews Daughter F B 17 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Frank Mathews Son M B 14 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Daisy Mathews Daughter F B 11 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Virginia Mathews Daughter F B 9 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY

1930 census Keene, Jessamine Co., KY
Frank Matthews Head M Neg 75 married at age 21 b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Farm Laborer General Farm
Joana Matthews Wife F Neg 74 married at age 20 b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Ella Matthews Daughter F Neg 29 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Frank Matthews Son M Neg 25 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Farm Laborer General Farm

I couldn't find the Mathews/Matthews family before 1900.

Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000 Record
about Frank Mathews
Name: Frank Mathews
Death Date: 24 November , 1935
Death Place: Jesmn
Age: 071
Volume: 56
Certificate: 27614

1880 Census Keene Dist, Jessamine Co., KY
Nelson Sanders Head B M 25 married Farm Laborer b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Thompson A Sanders Wife B F 19 married Keeping HOuse b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Mary E Sanders Daughter B F 2 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY

1900 Census South Keene, Jessamine Co., KY
Nelson Sanders Head B M b. May 1854 age 46 married 23 yrs b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Tomsy Sanders Wife B F b. Oct 1859 age 40 married 23 yrs 12 children born 8 living b. KY Father KY Mother KY
William Sanders Son B M b. June 1880 age 20 single
Dannel Sanders Son B M b. Mar 1883 age 17 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Orrer Sanders Daughter B F b. Sep 1884 age 15 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Nittie Sanders Daughter B F b. Mar 1883 age 13 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Albert Sanders Son B M b. June 1891 8 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Jourdan Sanders Son B M b. Apr 1893 age 7 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Crealy Sanders Daughter B F b. Jan 1896 age 4 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Amburs Sanders Son B M b. July 1898 age 11mon single b. KY Father KY Mother KY

1910 Census South Keene, Jessamine Co., KY
Nelson Saunders Head M B 53 married 30 yrs 1st marriage b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Farm Laborer General Farm
Thomzy A Saunders Wife F Mul 48 married 30 yrs 1st marriage 11 children born 7 living b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Daniel Saunders Head M Mul 27 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Ora Saunders Daughter F Mul 23 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Albert Saunders Son M Mul 18 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Suky (Leky?) Saunders Daughter F Mul 14 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Ambrose Saunders Son M Mul 10 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY
Russel Levise? (Levine?) Grandson M B 2 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY

1920 census South Keene, Jessamine Co., KY
Nelson Sanders Head M B 60 married b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Farm Laborer Working Out
Tomzy Sanders Wife F B 54 married b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Laundress AT hOme
Dan Sanders Son M B 38 married b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Laborer Farm
Ambrose Sanders Son M B 20 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Laborer Far,
Russel Sanders Son M B 12 single b. KY Father KY Mother KY Occu: Laborer Farm
Nettie Sanders Granddaughter F B 3 yrs 8mon single b. KY Father KY Mother KY

WWI Draft Card
Dan Saunders
Residence: Keene, Jessamine, KY
Age 35
DOB Nov 27, 1882
Occu: Laborer
Employer's name: LEwis Woods
Nearest relative: Tomzy Saunders, Keene, KY
Short, medium build, black eyes, black hair, no disabilities
Sept 12, 1918


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