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Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Andy C. Aston Family in Granbury Town

In my previous post about Andy Aston I shared his wife's name, Dollie L. Ficklin. By the time the Hood County Texas Census was taken in 1900 they had one child, Herman J. Aston, born in 1897.

1900 Hood Co. U. S. Census - Enumeration District 92
Enumerated the 8th Day of June 1900 by Frank Gaston

Sheet #9B, Page 248B, Precinct No. 1, Granbury Town
HS #163
Line #59, ASTON, Andrew
Head of Household
Born Oct. 1857
Age 42
4 yrs married
Andy Born Texas
Father born Georgia
Mother born Missouri
Occupation: Saloon Owner

Line #60
ASTON, Dollie L.
Born Nov. 1875
Age 24
4 yrs married
1 Child
Dollie Born Texas
Father born Unknown
Mother born Texas

Line #61
ASTON, Herman J.
Born Jan. 1897
Age 3
Born Texas
Father born Texas
Mother born Texas

Hood County Marriages, Book D, Page 200, by (40) *
Aston, A. C. to Ficklin, Dollie L., 30 Jan. 1896
Hood County Marriages, Book B, Page 289, by (13) *
Aston, Andy C. to Parker, I. D., 15 Feb. 1883

I wonder if I. D. Parker was Andy Aston's first wife and what happened to their marriage? Death or Divorce? So far, I have not found another Andy C. or A. C. Aston the correct age for this to be another individual. Andy is found in the 1880 census in household with brothers. The 1890 census was largely destroyed by fire and is not available. I will need to investigate further.

* Indicates Clergy or Officiating Officer

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