Lucy Brannin shows up in the 1870 U.S. Federal Census living in the William E. Fathertone household in Forks of Elkhorn, Franklin, Kentucky. Lucy is described as a Black woman born circa 1788 in Kentucky. The only other Black person in the household is Kate Lewis, a 30 year old woman also born in Kentucky.
The 1860 Slave Schedules show Wm. E. Featherston of Franklin, Kentucky with 7 enslaved people, 3 Males aged 40, 19 and 1.5yrs. and 4 Females, aged 37, 10, 7 and 4yrs. The University of Kentucky Libraries website give the following population for Franklin County, Kentucky;
1860 Slave Schedule
In the 1880 U.S. Federal Census for the Featherston/Featherstone household of Forks of Elkhorn, Franklin; William has died and neither Lucy nor Kate are recorded.
U.S. Federal Census 1870 & 1880
U.S. Federal Slave Schedules 1860
Kentucky Death Records 1852-1963
Original records online at ancestry.com
University of Kentucky Libraries website
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