Thursday, January 31, 2013

William Sharp household, 1870 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., KY

This census enumeration follows about 9 months after the family moves to their newly acquired Kentucky property from their residence in Illinois. The 1870 U.S. census does not explicitly give the relationships between members of the household. The age recorded for William on line 12 is flagged as a probable recording error.  Here, is the extract of the William Sharp household, lines 12 to 18...

Monday, January 21, 2013

William C. Sharp's will, 1884, Livingston Co., KY

On 2 June 1884, William C. Sharp had this will prepared and witnessed. He would pass away almost 6 months later on 18 December 1884. A transcription of the will follows the images.