AFAOA Project Case #13
Dawes Card 2969 and 3097. Choctaw Freedman
CENSUS: 1900 U S Census, Choctaw Nation Indian Territory, Twp 5 N R14-15E, S. McAlester PO, 13 Jun, Dwelling 193, Fam 199. Lewis Austin 38, black, b KY Apr 1862, parents both b KY, RR section hand; Minerva 31, black, Mar 1869 TX, MS, MS; Perla 14, dau, Jan 1886 TX, KY, TX; Drewsilla, ae 11, dau, Dec 1888 TX; Ola 6, Nov 1893 AR, Ethel 2, Nov 1899 Ind. Ter. (OK), KY, TX; also Minnie Holly 15, boarder, b 1885.
CENSUS: 1910 U S Census, McAlester, OK, Ward 2, Pittsburgh PO, 532 S. Main St. Dwelling 159, Fam 167; Lewis Austin, ae 50, b, m, widowed, b KY, KY, KY, Express Knocker RR Depot. Lucille 21 dau, TX, KY, TX, nurse, private (could this be Druwsilla?); Esther 12, dau, OK, KY, TX none; Clara 8, dau, OK, KY, TX; Lloyd ae 6, son, OK, KY, TX.
CENSUS: 1920 U S. Census, Kansas City, MO. A Lewis Austin age 59 is a servant, janitor for the household of Cravers family. Notice that the children of Lewis also lived in Kansas City, MO in 1920.
CENSUS: 1920 U S Census, Jackson Co, MO, Kansas Twp, 8 Jan 1920, page 280, Address Euclid Ave, 3rd Floor South, Dwelling 1322, Fam 40. Lloyd Austin, brother of head of household.
Armstrong, Pearl, head, rents, f, b, 32, widow, b TX, KY, TX, laundress for private family; Armstrong, Erma, dau, b, ae 15, OK, AR, TX, none; Spencer, Alonzo, bro-in-law, m, b, 31, married, OK, KY, OK, laborer, terminal; Austin, Drusilla, sister, b, 28, single, OK, KY, OK, laundress private family; Spencer Iola, sister, f, b, 26, laundress private family; Higgins, robert, b, bro-in-law, age 26, laborer, radiator Co; Higgins, Ethel, sister, b, 22, OK, KY, KY, maid; Austin, Clara, sister, b, 17, OK, KY, TX, maid.