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The Mixed-Race 'Flowers-Lett-Taylor-Cummings' Families

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    The Flowers-Lett-Taylor-Cummings Families Eldridge Flowers Jim Flowers and Bill Taylor A. Flowers Ike Flowers & Arnold D. Lett Taken - (July 8, 1910) Will
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      The 'Flowers-Lett-Taylor-Cummings' Families

       

       

      Eldridge Flowers

       

      Jim Flowers and Bill Taylor

       

      A. Flowers

       

      Ike Flowers & Arnold D. Lett

      Taken - (July 8, 1910)

       

      Will and Harriet (Flowers) Cummings

       

      Harriet (Flowers)

      Cummings

       

      Jim Flowers and Bill Taylor

       

       

      According to the 1850 Hocking County, Ohio Census,
      Nancy Flowers is listed as the head-of-the house, age 58,
      children listed are Eldridge 20, Isaac 16, Harriet 13 and Nancy 11. 

      Two of the children are known to have come to Michigan:
      Harriet and Eldridge. 

      Harriet married Will Cummings.

       

      Eldridge fought in the Civil War and was blinded by gun powder. 

      He married Lucinda Lett. 
      They owned 40 acres and lived in Millbrook Township. 
      Their children were  Andrew T., Albert, Harriet, Charles, Isaac and Ellen. 

      In the 1880 Census, Myrtle Lett, a niece, is also listed in the household. 

      Eldridge and Lucinda Flowers are buried in Decker Cemetery.


      SOURCE:
      http://www.oldsettlersreunion.com/flowers.htm

      Pictures Courtesy of Ada (Lett) Todd, Fern Johnson-Cross & Ken Todd

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