Katherine Scruggs was my great-grandmother via her daughter, Alpha Aliene Hedrick Miles.http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op...
Name: Katherine F. Scruggs
Birth: OCT 1870 in Alabama 1
Burial: Lakewood Memory Gardens, Georgia
Death: 29 MAY 1962 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN
According to Hazel Scott, Kate was a pretty woman and was very hot tempered.
During the 1910 Grundy County census, Kate, at age 43, was living in Tracy City with 3 of her children, Myrtle age 12, Frankie age 8 and Werner age 1 year and 6 months. Kate was working as a washer woman at her home.
Kate was living in Grundy County when the 1920 census was taken. She was listed as 43 years old and working as a washer woman at home. She had 3 children still home, Werner age 11, Dorothy age 7 and Leona age 3. This census states Kate owned her own home.
At the time of the 1930 census, Kate was living in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, with her daughters Myrtle and Ailene. Kate was listed as 52 years old and working as a lapper in a spinning mill. Myrtle was widowed at 32 years old and had 4 children, Alfred age 13, Carlene age 10, Marie age 9 and Ewing age 8. Ailene was 13 years old. The family was living on E. 18th Street.
Kate's obit reads: "MRS HENRY HEDRICK, 85,DIES;RITES TODAY--Mrs. Katherine F. Hedrick, 85, of 3503 4th Ave., wife of the late Henry Hedrick, died Tuesday night at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Rev. and Mrs. William Scruggs. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Broadrick, Chattanooga; Mrs. G.D. Morgan, Fort Wayne Ind.; Mrs. Alpha A. Miles, Portsmouth, Va.; Mrs. S.R. Crisp, Ringgold, Ga.; one son, Werner Hedrick, Fort Wayne; 20 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the Park City Baptist Church, Fort Oglethorpe, with the Revs. Sam D. Sharp and Douglas Brandon officiating. Burial will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Carl F. Walker, B.E. Ivey, James H. Ezell, W.W.Taylor, James D. Boss and T.L. Pettit. The body is at Wann Funeral Home."
Father: William Scruggs
Marriage 1 William Henry Headrick b: 27 JUN 1871 in Marion Co., TN
Married: 1888 1
Myrtle Headrick b: 26 SEP 1897 in Marion Co., TN
Frankie Headrick b: 04 JUN 1901 in Tracy City, Grundy Co., TN
Warner Headrick b: 06 SEP 1908 in Tracy City, Grundy Co., TN
Dorothy Leona Headrick b: 30 MAY 1912 in Tracy City, Grundy Co., TN
Ailene Headrick b: 1916
Title: 1900 Marion Co. TN. census