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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson

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Melva Etta OXFORD

She was 2 years and 6 months old in 1920.

She was 12 in 1930.


Lorenzo Albert WELDON

He was 4 in 1850.

He was 12 in 1860.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Hurricane, Crittenden, Kentucky Film #1254410, Page #73
L. A. WELDON Self M M W 32 KY
Occ: Farming Fa: NC Mo: TN
Ellen WELDON Wife F M W 31 IL
Occ: Keeping House Fa: SC Mo: TN
William N. WELDON Son M S W 10 KY
Occ: Works On Farm Fa: KY Mo: KY
Minnie A. WELDON Dau F S W 8 KY
Fa: KY Mo: KY
Arby WELDON Dau F S W 3 KY
Fa: KY Mo: IL
Simpson M. WELDON Son M S W 1 KY
Fa: KY Mo: IL

He was 52 in 1900, married 23 years, living in Tolu, Crittenden, Kentucky.

HISTORY: Kentucky, A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, Kniffin 2nd ed., 1885 Crittenden County, L. A. WELDON was born in this county, November 26, 1847, and is a son of William and Mary Jones Weldon. L. A. is the tenth of a family of twelve children. He remained at home until twenty-one years of age. At the age of twenty-two he began farming in the Hurricane District, and remained there about four years. In 1873 he began merchandising at Pinckneyville, Livingston County, remaining there one year. He next came to Lebanon, this county, where he remained about six months, and then removed to Pope County, Illinois. In that state he remained one year, and then returned to this county. Here he turned his attention to farming, which he followed until 1882. He then settled at Hurricane and has since been engaged in merchandising. He was married, February 24, 1869, to Miss. Mary J. Champion, daughter of Jesse and Caroline Terry Champion, natives of South Carolina. Mrs. Weldon was born in this county February 5, 1854, and died June 30, 1874. She was the mother of three children: William N., Minnie A. and C. E. Mr. Weldon's second marriage was September 13, 1876, to Miss. Ellen Beard, daughter of William and Lucinda Gullic Beard, the former born in North Carolina; the latter in Tennessee. Mrs. Weldon was born in Hamilton County, Illinois, March 5, 1849, and is the mother of three children: Arby S., Simpson M. and Charles. Mr. and Mrs. Weldon are members of the Missionary Baptist Church.

NEWSPAPER: Crittenden Press 15 Oct 1903
Tolu, L. A. Weldon is having chills, he will go to California in the near future for the benefit of his health.

NEWSPAPER: Crittenden Press 25 Nov 1904
He died of consumption. He was married twice. His first wife was Miss. Mary Champion to whom they had three children all of whom survive. They are W. N. Weldon, of Tolu; C. E. Weldon county court clerk of Marion; and Mrs. C. R. Babb of Salem. His second wife survives him, Miss Ellen Beard. This union was blessed by the following children: Arba wife of C. B. Hina, who is associated with the Marion Hardware Company; Simpson Weldon of Marion; Charles Weldon of Tolu; and Misses Lena and Sallie, who resided with their parents. For twenty years Mr. Weldon sold goods at Tolu and was known as the pioneer merchant of that place.

DEATH RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
WELDON, L. A., age 57 yrs, male, married, born, died and raised in Crittenden County, parents- William & Mary Weldon, died Nov 1904 of lung trouble.


William WELDON

CENSUS RECORDS: 28 Aug 1850 Dist #2, Crittenden County, Kentucky family #281/281
WELDON, William age 40, male, farmer, $400, SC
WELDON, Mary R. age 41, female, TN
WELDON, Emma E. age 20, female, TN
WELDON, S. P. age 18, male, TN
WELDON, Nancy J. age 16, female, TN
WELDON, S. M. age 14, male, KY
WELDON, Mary E. age 12, female, KY
WELDON, S. B. age 10, male, KY
WELDON, William E. age 8, male, KY
WELDON, M. H. age 5, male, KY
WELDON, L. A. age 4, male, KY
WELDON, M. A. age 4/12, female, KY

CENSUS RECORDS: 18 July 1860 Camp Creek, Crittenden, Kentucky family #422/436
WELDEN, Wm. age 50, male, farmer, $2000 & $1100, SC
WELDEN, Mary R. age 51, female, TN
WELDEN, Sidney B. age 19, male, farm laborer, KY
WELDEN, Wm. E. age 17, male, farm laborer, KY
WELDEN, Marshall H. age 15, male, farm laborer, KY
WELDEN, Lorenzo A. age 12, male, KY
WELDEN, John W. J. age 8, male, KY

CENSUS RECORDS: 16 Aug 1870 Hurricane, Crittenden, Kentucky family #166/188
WELDON, William age 61, male, farmer, $700 & $871, SC
WELDON, S. M. age 46, female, keeps house, KY
WELDON, J. W. J. age 18, male, works on farm, KY
WELDON, E. J. age 3, female, KY


Mary R. JONES

She was 41 in 1850. She was 51 in 1860.


S. Paris WELDON

He was 18 in 1850.

MILITARY RECORD: 1865 Crittenden County, Kentucky Militia List
As Kentucky was technically a Union state, the militia members during the Civil War, were mainly Union men. Some members, however did leave and join the Confederate Army.
WELDEN, Simpson
WELDEN, S. P.
WELDEN, S. B.
WELDEN, W. E.

NOTES: He was living in Fulton County, Arkansas in 1885.


Malvina A. WELDON

She was 4 months old in 1850.

DEATH RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
WELDON, Malvina A., age 8 yrs, female, single, born, died & raised in Crittenden County, parents- William & ? Weldon, died 9 Sep 1857 of flux


Henry Reuben LOFTIS

He was 23 in 1850, listed as Ruby, living in Dist #9, Jackson County, Tennessee.

He was 33 in 1860, listed as Ruby, living in Dist #9, Jackson County, Tennessee.

He was 43 in 1870, listed as Ruby, living in Dist #9, Jackson County, Tennessee.

MILITARY RECORDS: Served as a Private in Company I, 25th Tennessee Infantry, Confederate Army during the Civil War. He went by the first name of Ruby and Reuben during the war and lost an eye during his service.

NOTES: He and his wife apparently died before 1880 in either Van Buren County, Arkansas or Ozark County, Missouri as all their younger children are farmed out to different people and the older ones are either married or working off somewhere.


Mary Jane HOLCOMBE

She was 21 in 1850, listed as Marian.

She was 32 in 1860, listed as Mary.

She was 41 in 1870, listed as Mary H.


John LOFTIS

He was 3 in 1850.


William LOFTIS

He was 2 in 1850.

He was 12 in 1860.


Lafayette LOFTIS

He was 1 month old in 1850.

He was 10 in 1860.


Labon Barton LOFTIS

He was 6 in 1860.

He was 14 in 1870.

He was 25 in 1880, listed as a widower and the nephew of William Gather in whose home he is living. There is an Elizabeth Loftis living in this home who is 64 years old and is listed as William Gather's mother. They are living in Cadron Twp, Van Buren, Arkansas.

NOTES: He was crippled from the age of 6 by an axe accident.


James McKenzie LOFTIS

He was 4 in 1860.

He was 12 in 1870.

He was 22 in 1880, listed as Kinsey, married, living in Bridges Twp, Ozark, Missouri.


Missouri Ann LOFTIS

She was 1 in 1860.

She was 11 in 1870.


Stanton LOFTIS

He was 7 in 1870.

He was 17 in 1880, working as a servant running errands, living in the home of Asa and Sarah LINN in Davis Twp, Van Buren, Arkansas.


Nancy Jane LOFTIS

She was 4 in 1870.


Sarah Parlee LOFTIS

She was 2 months old in 1870 born in April according to the census.

She was 8 in 1880, listed as a cousin to William Loftis in whose home she was living in Bridges Twp, Ozark, Missouri.


Thomas KING

CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Logan, Pope, Illinois Film #1254243, Page 83D
Thomas KING Self M M W 63 TN
Occ: Farming Fa: VA Mo: VA
Nancy J. KING Wife F M W 45 IL
Occ: Keeping House Fa: TN Mo: TN
Thomas KING Son M S W 18 IL
Occ: Works On Farm Fa: TN Mo: IL
Logan KING Son M S W 16 IL
Occ: Works On Farm Fa: TN Mo: IL
Mary E. KING Dau F S W 14 IL
Occ: At Home Fa: TN Mo: IL
Ulysus G. KING Son M S W 11 IL
Occ: Works On Farm Fa: TN Mo: IL
Julia M. KING Dau F S W 9 IL
Fa: TN Mo: IL
Marion E. KING Son M S W 7 IL
Fa: TN Mo: IL


Nancy Jane WELDON

She was 16 in 1850.

She was 26 in 1860.


Thomas KING Jr.

He was 18 in 1880.


Logan KING

He was 16 in 1880.


Mary E. KING

She was 14 in 1880.


Ulysus Grant KING

He was 11 in 1880.


Julia M. KING

She was 9 in 1880.


Marion E. KING

He was 7 in 1880.


Rosanna HANEY

She was 5 in 1860.

She was 22 in 1880, single and living with her parents.


William Bradford OXFORD

He was 5 in 1910.

He was 15 in 1920.

He was 25 in 1930, single, living with his Uncle & Aunt, Sanford L. & Florence M. BENNETT in Oakland, St. Louis County, Missouri. He is working as a automobile salesman.


George HANEY

He was 4 in 1860.