Interviewer: Anna Pritchett Person Interviewed: America Morgan Location: Indiana Place of Birth: Ballard County, Kentucky Date of Birth: 1852 Place of Residence: 816 Camp Street Federal Writers’ Project of the W.P.A. District #6 Marion County Anna Pritchett 1200 Kentucky Avenue FOLKLORE MRS. AMERICA MORGAN-EX-SLAVE 816 Camp Street America Morgan was born in a log house,
Interviewer: Lauana Creel Person Interviewed: John Rudd Location: Evansville, Indiana Place of Birth: Springfield, Kentucky Date of Birth: December 25, 1854 Age: 83 Ex-Slave Stories District #5 Vanderburgh County Lauana Creel TOLD BY JOHN RUDD, AN EX-SLAVE “Yes, I was a slave,” said John Rudd, “And I’ll say this to the whole world, Slavery was
J.W. Rudd, farmer in Union Township was born in 1838, in Va.; moved to Harrison County in 1870 with his father. Wm T. Rudd, and located at Logan, where they engaged in furniture and undertaking business, which they continued eleven years; then sold to T.J. Buchanan. He was city councilman three years, and is a
Rudd, William Cullen; grocer; born, Cleveland, July 22, 1845; son of Charles and Esther Lacey Rudd; educated in Cleveland schools; married. Cleveland. Oct 17. 1872, Mary Rockefeller; two children living, Frank H., and Mrs. Edward A. Roberts; pres. the Chandler & Rudd Co. Favorite recreations are Golf and Motoring.
Rudd, George A.; sec’y and treas. the Chandler & Rudd Co.; born, Cleveland, Sept. 2. 1852; educated in the Cleveland public schools, and started as bookkeeper with the Chandler & Rudd. Co. in 1870; when the firm was incorporated, in 1889, was made sec’y and treas.; member Chamber of Commerce; pres. Retail Merchants’ Board of
La Grande, Oregon Lee L. Rudd, 81, of La Grande, died Jan. 8 at his home. A celebration of life will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, with committal and burial to follow at the Hillcrest Cemetery. Viewing will be available from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Daniels Chapel
WILLIAM P. RUDD IN THE field of professional, educational and political labor, and as possessing the genuine qualities of a true manhood, no young man amongst us is entitled to a higher place in the estimation of his fellow-citizens than William P. Rudd, member of the law firm of Messrs. Harris and Rudd. Born in
HENRY R. RUDD was born July 15, 1842, in Todd County; he is a son of Richard and Lavina (Francis) Rudd, who are natives of Kentucky, and now living in this precinct. Henry R. enlisted in 1861, in Company F, Twenty-fifth United States Kentucky Infantry. This regiment was afterward consolidated with the Seventeenth Infantry; he