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Bessie (Stanley) Rigsbee (1894 - 1977)

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Bessie Rigsbee formerly Stanley
Born in Knox County, Tennesseemap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennesseemap
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Censuses

1900[1] [2]

Name Alfred Stanley
Event Type Census
Event Year 1900
Event Place Civil District 2 (south part, excl. Knoxville city), Knox, Tennessee, United States
Gender Male
Age 38
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) W
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Years Married 2
Birth Date Jan 1862
Birthplace Tennessee
Marriage Year (Estimated) 1898
Father's Birthplace Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace Tennessee



HouseholdRoleGenderAgeBirthplaceBirth date
Alfred Stanley Head M 38 TennesseeSeptember 1862
Sarah Ellen Stanley Wife F 24 TennesseeJanuary 1876
Anna B Stanley Daughter F 15 TennesseeFebruary 1885
Lill* B Stanley Daughter F 14 TennesseeMarch 1886
John A Stanley Son M 12 TennesseeMarch 1888
Gertrude Stanley Daughter F 11 TennesseeApril 1889
Bruce C Stanley Son M 8 TennesseeMay 1892
Bessy B Stanley Daughter F 6 TennesseeJanuary 1894


Note: This one is particularly hard to make out and I'm not sure I deciphered everything correctly

Sarah Ellen has had 2 children/1 living

Alfred is working as a "Public Road Overseer".



1910[3] [4]

Name Alfred Stanley
Event Type Census
Event Year 1910
Event Place Civil District 2, Knox, Tennessee, United States
Gender Male
Age 50
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Birth Year (Estimated) 1860
Birthplace Tennessee
Father's Birthplace Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace Tennessee


HouseholdRoleGenderAgeBirthplaceOccupationIndustry
Alfred Stanley Head M 50 TennesseeOverseerCounty Road
Ellen Stanley Wife F 32 Tennessee
Bertha Stanley Daughter F 10 Tennessee
Edna Stanley Daughter F 8 Tennessee
Walter Stanley Son M 6 Tennessee
Henry Stanley Son M 4 Tennessee
Margaret Stanley Daughter F 3 Tennessee
Ethel Stanley Daughter F 1 Tennessee
John Stanley Son M 22 TennesseePrinterPrinting office
Bruce Stanley Son M 18 TennesseeLaborCounty Road
Bessie Stanley Daughter F 16 Tennessee


Alfred and Ellen have been married for 12 years, marriage #2 for him, marriage #1 for her. She has also had 6 children/6 living. I think the census taker separated the kids so the kids from the present marriage are first and the kids from the first are last.


Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSDQ-J46 : accessed 12 August 2015), Alfred Stanley, Civil District 2 (south part, excl. Knoxville city), Knox, Tennessee, United States; citing sheet 23B, family 615, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,582.
  2. http://search.ancestryheritagequest.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&indiv=try&h=60719061
  3. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGNL-PMZ : accessed 12 August 2015), Alfred Stanley, Civil District 2, Knox, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 102, sheet 7A, family 131, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,521.
  4. http://search.ancestryheritagequest.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910USCenIndex&indiv=try&h=27272445


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