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Kaufman County, Texas Citizens

(partial listing)

Donated by: Kathey Hunt, Co-Coordinator of

Kaufman Co., Texas TXGenWeb Project


Cave Johnson

Photo Circa 1885

Submitted by: Tawny Ayres-Johnson


For many years Cave Johnson was the houseman in Dr. W. Harrison Pyle's house. Born circa 1830, he had

been a slave of Abner Johnson before emancipation



Andrew "Andy" Love

Submitted by: Tawny-Ayres-Johnson




Spransey Ross

Submitted by: Tawny-Ayres-Johnson


Wedding photos of Andrew "Andy" Love and Spransey Ross. They were married in Kaufman County on

31 Oct. 1872.  On the 1870 Kaufman County census, Spransey is shown as age 15, black female, born in Texas, living with her parents Lewis & Mary Ross and 9 siblings. Two doors away Andy Love is shown in the household of Cave Johnson, listed as age 20, black male, born in Texas.




Alice Love

Photo Circa 1872

Photo submitted by Tawny Ayres-Johnson


The back of the photo read:

                   Alice Love

                   Born: Kaufman TX

                   April 12th A.D. 1852


In 1870 Alice Love was living with her sister Mariah and Mariah's husband Philip Woodson in

Kaufman, TX. On the census she is listed as age 18, black, female, keeping house, born in TX.



Arminta "Minty" Ross

Photo circa 1876

Submitted by: Tawny Ayres-Johnson


The back of the photo reads:

             (in ink) Minty Ross

             (in pencil) Died July 3rd 1878


Minty married Calip Ross in Kaufman County on 28 Feb 1871. On the marriage record her name is

listed as Minta Ross, but research has proven her maiden name was Johnson.




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