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Kidd-Cherokee Line

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Re: Kidd-Cherokee Line

Posted: 1380057163000
Classification: Query
I’m not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.

Facts you should know about the early census records –

All census records [1790 – 1840] prior to the 1850 census ONLY listed the head of household; whether male or female.

NO specific age was stated for any family member
NO place of birth was stated – city, state, or country
NO city, town, or village is stated – only the county; however some census takers listed the township
NO street address was stated
NO marital status was stated – single, married, widowed, or divorced
NO family relationship was stated – brother, sister, cousin, son, daughter, wife, inlaw, etc…
NO occupation was stated
NO parental birthplaces are stated
NO race was stated [but assume “white”]

1850, 1860 & 1870 census records do not show family relationships, marital status or parental birthplaces.

Step children are not enumerated as “step” children
Adopted children are not enumerated as “adopted”
Grand children are not enumerated as “grand children”
Orphaned children were not enumerated as "orphan"
Immigration date is not recorded

1850 is the 1st census that shows all family members

1880 is the 1st census that shows parental birthplaces and family relationships +++

U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
Name: Frances Green
Gender: Female
Birth Place: KY
Birth Year: 1817
Spouse Name: William S Kidd
Spouse Birth Place: NC
Spouse Birth Year: 1814
Marriage Year: 1835

Illinois Marriages to 1850
Name: Mary Fanny Green
Spouse: William Kidd
Marriage Date: 21 Sep 1836
Marriage County: Hamilton

1850 -
Name: William S Kidd
Age: 36
Birth Year: abt 1814
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1850: Waterford, Fulton, Illinois
Gender: Male

William S Kidd 36, KY
Fanny Kidd 33, ILL
John Kidd 12, ILL
Susan Kidd 10, ILL
Mary J Kidd 8, ILL
Senia Kidd 6, ILL
Catharine Kidd 4, ILL
Sarah A Kidd 1, ILL

NOTE - family members are assumed to be WHITE

1860 -
Name: Wm S Kidd
Age in 1860: 43
Birth Year: abt 1817
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1860: Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois
Gender: Male
Post Office: Lewistown

Wm S Kidd 43, NC
Margaret J Kidd 24, OH [1836]
Wm H Kidd 8, ILL
George W Kidd 4, ILL
Agnes Kidd 3, ILL

NOTE - family members are assumed to be WHITE
Indian race was not designated on the 1850 or 1860 census.

1870 -

cem. record -
William S Kidd
Birth: 1814 Kentucky
Death: unknown

Hinkle Cemetery
Peoria County

cem. record -
William S "Willie" Kidd
Birth: 1814 Scotland County North Carolina, USA
Death: 1860 Fulton County
Illinois, USA

"William S. Kidd, son of Raymond Kidd and __as born in North Carolina in 1814.
Wasna Full Blooded Cherokee Indian. Married Francis Green in North Carolina. Fled from "Trail of Tears" entourage and took refuge in Greene County Kentucky with wife and son. Later fled from Kentucky to Illinois when U.S. Army tried to round up Cherokees who had escaped. He never lived on an Indian reservation of them.

Wm Kidd worked in the timber and according to the 1860 census Fulton County, Illinois, he was listed as a farmer. He married Francis Green in 1832 and fathered 8 children by her. After her death, he married Margaret Jane Powell July 24 1854 and fathered 3 more children. George Washington Kidd, born 4 Sep 1855, Agnes Amelia born 17 May 1858 and Elizabeth born 1859. He died the following year and is buried in the Hinkle Cemetary located north and west of Glasford, Illinois. This cemetary is in pasture land and is over grown with apple trees and brush. It is on a dirt road south of the larger Lancaster Cemetary."

Hinkle Cemetery
Peoria County

Iowa, Cemetery Records, 1662-1999
Name: Margret Powell
Birth Date: 1837
Death Date: 21 May 1909
Age: 72
Burial Location: Polk

Cemetery: Ridgedale

Source: Iowa Graves Registration Survey W P A Polk County Iowa

death record -
Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
Name: George Washington Kidd
Death Date: 22 Apr 1943
Death Place: Limestone, Peoria, Illinois
Gender: Male
Father Name: William Kidd
Mother Name: Margaret Powell
Spouse Name: Cora Benn

Illinois, Marriages, 1851-1900
Name: William S Kidd
Gender: Male
Spouse Name: Margaret J Powell
Marriage Date: 27 Jul 1854
Marriage County: Fulton

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