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**Lawrence Thomas Jefferson Wethington

Male 1874 - 1949  (75 years)


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  • Name **Lawrence Thomas Jefferson Wethington 
    Born 22 Mar 1874  District #4, Casey Creek, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Nov 1949  Saint Bernard Cemetery, Clementsville, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 28 Nov 1949  District #4, Casey Creek, Casey County, KY. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6505  My Genealogy

    Father **Ervin Erb Irvin Green Wetherington Wethington,   b. 1844, District #2, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1885 and 1900, District #4, Casey Creek, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Susan Susie Agnes Wethington,   b. 1844, Precinct #12, Casey Creek, Adair County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1885, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1867  Married In Saint Bernard Catholic Church, By Father Peter James Lacoste, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Irvin and Susan were 2nd cousins once removed Civil VII Canon 4.
    Family ID F4219  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy Ellen Wethington,   b. Apr 1872, District #4, Casey Creek, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1915, District #4, Casey Creek, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 1893  Married In Saint Bernard Catholic Church Probably By Father Alphonsus L. O'shea, Clementsville, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lawrence (Thomas) Jefferson and Nancy were 2nd cousins Civil VI Canon3.
    Children 
     1. William Bennie Wethington,   b. Between 9 Apr 1895 and 1896, Casey County, District No. 4, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1918, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
     2. Living Wethington
     3. Benjamin Wethington,   b. Abt 1898, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900, District 4, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     4. Andrew Macdonald Wethington,   b. 18 Jul 1900, District #4, Casey Creek, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1979, Taylor, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. *Joseph C. Wethington,   b. 31 Jan 1903, District #4, Casey County, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1982, District # 4, Casey Creek, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. Augusta Wethington,   b. 24 Aug 1905, District #4, Casey Creek, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1975, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     7. Mary Etta Wethington,   b. 1908, District #4, Casey Creek, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     8. **James William "Bill" Wethington,   b. 23 Apr 1911, Casey County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1987, Boyle County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F2838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alma Elza Carmen,   b. 1874, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F2839  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He is listed as Lawrence and Tommy. Thomas's nick name was "TomRowdy", but he was also referred to as "Tommy" as indicated by thegenealogy records. His son James William (William James) wasreffered to as "Bill Rowdy" per the family often. So, the father wasreferred to as Tom Rowdy and his son was reffered to as Bill Rowdy.
      Sources:
      (1). Direct family members, Earl Gene Wethington, and his sistersBrenda & Glenda.
      (2). Family Trees in
      W.M. Watkins's book,
      Men, Women, Institutions and Lore of Casey County.

      He had a 200 acre farm on Woods Creek. A Thomas J. Wethington waslisted in the 1900 census.
      Kentucky 1910 Miracode Index records matching your search for
      L J Wethington in Kentucky from 1873-1949

      Name: Lawrence J Wethington Birthplace: Kentucky County: CaseyRelatives: Wife Nancy N 36, Kentucky
      Son William B 15, Kentucky
      Daughter Nancy N 12, Kentucky
      Son Andrew M 08, Kentucky
      Son Joseph 07, Kentucky
      Son Augustus 04, Kentucky
      Daughter Mary E 02, Kentucky
      Enumeration District: 0039 Visit: 0096 Color: W Age: 36
      http://search.ancestry.com/

      Name: L J Wethington
      [Lawrence Jefferson Wethington] Age: 35 Estimated birth year: abt 1895Birthplace: Kentucky Relation to head-of-house: Head Race: White Homein 1930: District 4, Casey, Kentucky Family and neighbors: ViewResults? Occupation: View Image Education: View Image Militaryservice: View Image Rent/home value: View Image Age at first marriage:View Image Parents' birthplace: View Image Owned a radio: View ImageImage source: Year: 1930; Census Place: District 4, Casey, Kentucky;Roll: 739; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 8; Image: 671.0.
      http://search.ancestry.com/

      In the June, 1900 Federal Census Records Lawrence J. Wethington islisted with his wife Nancy E., his daughter Nancy E., and his sonWilliam B. ; Nancy (his wife) is listed as the mother of four childrenwith three still living, however, the third living child is not listedin the census.

      25 June 1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: Laurence J Wethington
      [Lawrence J Wethington]
      Home in 1900: Casey Creek, Casey, Kentucky
      Age: 27
      Birth Date: Mar 1873
      Birthplace: Kentucky
      Race: White
      Ethnicity: American
      Relationship to head-of-house: Head
      Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
      Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
      Spouse's Name: Nancy E
      Marriage Year: 1894
      Marital Status: Married
      Years Married: 6
      Neighbors: Living next door to Urbin & Susan A. Wethington (parents)
      Residence : Magisterial District 4, Casey Creek, Casey, Kentucky
      Household Members: Name Age
      Laurence J Wethington 27 Mar 1873 (1874)
      Nancy E Wethington 28 Apr 1872, KY, marr. 6 yrs, 4 child/3 living
      William B Wethington 4 Apr 1896, KY
      Nancy E Wethington 2 Aug 1897, KY
      Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Casey Creek, Casey,Kentucky; Roll: T623 514; Page: 16B; .Ancestry.com. 1900 United StatesFederal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The GenerationsNetwork, Inc., 2004.

      25 April 1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: Lawrence J Withington (Wethington)
      Age in 1910: 36
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1874
      Birthplace: Kentucky
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Father's Birth Place: Kentucky
      Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky
      Spouse's Name: Nancy N
      Home in 1910: Casey Creek, Casey, Kentucky
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      Lawrence J Withington 36 Ky, Ky, KY, Laborer, rents home, marr. 17yrs
      Nancy N Withington 36 wife, 7 child/6 living, KY, KY, KY, marr. 17yrs
      William D Withington 15 son, KY, Laborer
      Nancy N Withington 12 dau., KY
      Andrew M Withington 8 son, KY
      Joseph Withington 7 son, KY
      Augustus Withington 4 son, KY
      Mary C Withington 2 dau., KY
      Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Casey Creek, Casey,Kentucky; Roll: T624_470; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 39; Image:373; Super. 11; Enum. 39; Sheet 6B; Dwelling 94/96; Lines 63-70.Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.

      Kentucky 1910 Miracode Index
      Name: Lawrence J Wethington
      Birthplace: Kentucky
      County: Casey
      Relatives: Wife Nancy N 36, Kentucky
      Son William B 15, Kentucky
      Daughter Nancy N 12, Kentucky
      Son Andrew M 08, Kentucky
      Son Joseph 07, Kentucky
      Son Augustus 04, Kentucky
      Daughter Mary E 02, Kentucky
      Enumeration District: 0039
      Visit: 0096
      Color: W
      Age: 36
      National Archives and Records Administration. Kentucky 1910 MiracodeIndex [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network,Inc., 2000.

      1920 United States Federal Census
      NOTE: These are the correct children group/family. It is known thatLawrence married a 2nd time to

      Name: Elga Wethington
      NOTE: This is probably Lawrence's 2nd wife, Alma Carmen. Thechildren grouping/family is correct. On the original census the nameis spelled, Elza. Where Lawrence was at is unknown.
      [Elza Wethington]
      Home in 1920: Caseys Creek, Casey, Kentucky
      Age: 46 years
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1874
      Birthplace: Kentucky
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Father's Birth Place: Kentucky
      Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Sex: Male
      Home owned: Rent
      Able to read: No
      Able to Write: No
      Image: 406
      Household Members: Name Age
      Elga Wethington 46 farmer, gen.farm
      Emma Wethington 22
      Andrew Wethington 19
      Joseph Wethington 16
      Gusta Wethington 18
      Etter Wethington 12
      Willie Wethington 8
      Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Caseys Creek, Casey,Kentucky; Roll: T625_562; Page: 18B; Enumeration District: 49; Image:406. Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [databaseon-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.

      1930 United States Federal Census
      Name: L J Wethington
      [Lawrence Jefferson Wethington]
      Home in 1930: District 4, Casey, Kentucky
      Age: 35
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895
      Birthplace: Kentucky
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Race: White
      Household Members: Name Age
      L J Wethington 35 widower, farm, general farm
      Mack (Andrew MacDonald) Wethington 29 son, male, white, KY, laborer
      Joseph Wethington 27 son, male, white, KY, laborer
      Emmie (Nancy N.) Wethington 31 dau., female, white, KY
      Augusta Wethington 25 son, male, white, KY
      Etta Wethington 22 female, dau., white, KY
      Willie (William James) Wethington 18 son, male, white, KY
      Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: District 4, Casey,Kentucky; Roll: 739; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 8; Image: 671.0.Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.
      NOTE: It lists parents born in Kentucky. The information is on twoseparate sheets of census: Year 1930; Census Place: District 4,Casey, Kentucky; Roll: 739; Page: ; Enumeration District: 8; 672.0 and671.0. [Of course, "Willie" is James William (Bill)Wethington.--sljuhl, 06 Jan 2005].

      Book Title: The Men, Women, Events, Institutions & Lore of CaseyCounty, Kentucky
      Source: http://persi.heritagequestonline.com (Heritage Quest)
      Authors: Watkins, W.M.
      City of Publication: Louisville, Kentucky
      Publisher: Standard Print Company
      Date: 1939
      Page Count: 236
      Reel/Fiche Number: Genealogy and Local History; LH13584
      Pages: 186-The Grooms Tree, 216-218-The Bennett Wethington Tree
      Obtained: 19 September 2007, SLJuhl, compiler.

      Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953
      Name: L J Wethington
      Death Date: 28 Nov 1949
      Death Location: Casey
      Residence Location: Casey
      Age: 75
      Gender: Male
      Ethnicity: White
      Birth Date: 22 Mar 1874
      Birth Location: Casey
      Father's Name: Erb Wethington
      Mother's Name: Susie Wethington
      Ancestry.com. Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953 [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.