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From: "Richard A. Pence" <>
Subject: [APG] Fw: What is a "Prodecy"? (1910 census of Pulaski Co., KY)
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 19:12:02 -0400


I intended for this to go to the list:

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard A. Pence" <>
To: "Alvie L. Davidson CG" <>
Sent: Friday, June 12, 2009 7:09 PM
Subject: Re: [APG] What is a "Prodecy"? (1910 census of Pulaski Co., KY)


> Alvie,
>
> I recognize that the word likely was intended to be "Prodigy" but my
> question is how this might relate to "relationship to the head of
> household." Is there some meaning beyond the one you give?
>
> Richard
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alvie L. Davidson CG" <>
> To: "'Richard A. Pence'" <>; <>
> Sent: Friday, June 12, 2009 6:55 PM
> Subject: RE: [APG] What is a "Prodecy"? (1910 census of Pulaski Co., KY)
>
>
>> The word is "Prodegy". Which should have been spelled "Prodigy"
>> an individual who is a master of one or more skills or arts at an early
>> age
>>
>>
>>
>> Alvie L. Davidson CG
>> Lakeland, Florida
>> http://alviesgenealogyspot.blogspot.com
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: [mailto:] On
>> Behalf
>> Of Richard A. Pence
>> Sent: Friday, June 12, 2009 6:22 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: [APG] What is a "Prodecy"? (1910 census of Pulaski Co., KY)
>>
>> In the 1910 census of Barrett, Pulaski County, Kentucky, please find near
>> the bottom of the page the family headed by John B. Pence, age 39, and
>> his
>> mother, Mahala F. Pence, age 76, and George D. Pence, age 21, whose
>> relationship in the index is given as "Prodecy." I don't think this is
>> the
>> correct spelling of what's there, but what does this mean?
>>
>> I believe this same George D. is also enumerated in Bourbon, Pulaski
>> County,
>> as a boarder, age 22, with the family of John L. Jasper.
>>
>> The 1900 census of Glades Precinct, Pulaski County, Kentucky, gives this
>> family - which may or may not explain "Prodecy":
>>
>> James Pence 72
>> Mahala F Pence 68
>> John B Pence 31 son "widowed" (also shown as widowed in 1910) George D
>> Pence 11 "Adopted Son"
>>
>> Note: John B. is shown as widowed in 1900 and 1910 and he may have
>> married
>> Ophelia Wiser in 1899 in Pulaski.
>>
>> Richard A. Pence
>> 3211 Adams Ct, Fairfax, VA 22030-1900
>> Voice 703-591-4243 / Fax 703-352-3560
>> Pence Family History <www.pipeline.com/~richardpence/>
>


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