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Allen County African American Schools

 

Courtesy Barren’s Black Roots, Volume 3, Michelle Gorin Burris, Gorin Genealogical Publishing (c) May 1993.

 

Allen County School Records

 

The school districts shown 1896-1905 included:

 

School A: Addresses shown are from Scottsville. In 1907 there were two schools for African Americans in Scottsville. One was in the old Ward’s Chapel Methodist Church on Second Street where Beatrice Soules taught. The other was on North Fourth Street.

 

School B: Caney Fork and Maynard. Caney Fork was located on what is now the Browder Tatum farm, earlier the Whitney land.

 

School C: Settle and Greensville. They were located in the Settle community on the Halifax-Settle Road near the Greenville Church in northwest Allen Co.

 

School D: New Roe School in western Allen Co.

 

School E: Holland School on the Joe Siddens farm to the left of Walnut Hill Road in southeastern Allen Co.

 

School F: Trammel and New Hope in northwestern Allen Co.

 

School G: Located at Mt. Aerial and Clare, KY.

 

School H: Meador

 

School I: Likely located on Gainesville Hill.

 

School J: Alonzo, Alexandesr and Chapel Hill.

 

School K: Scottsville

 

In 1909 there were 423 black students.

 

Students at Settle and Greenville in 1915: Flossie Underwood Hill, Arletta Underwood Kirkman, Lorena Starks Curd, Gwynola Underwood, Ann Landers Benedict-Brown, Artie Stovall, Elouise Starks Landers, Ruby Landers Johnson, Callie Landers Bates-Mason, Yvonne Starks, Marie Starks Gillenwater, Geneva Starks Spurling, Lena Landers, Naaman Garnett Landers, Sr., Mattie Stovall Underwood, Jessie “Goody” Starks. Teacher: Sarah Hughes.

 

Trammel School – 1931: Bealco (Billie) Osborne, Mary Eloyce Gamble, Henry Gamble, Mary E Satterfield, Preston Satterfield, Lawrence Satterfield, Katie Hutchins. Teacher: Lula B Carpenter.

 

Hickory Grove – 1900: Alfred G Landers, Peter Landers, Henry Duncan Starks, Henry Landers, Blanch Landers, Simon Landers, Maxwell Jewell, Bennie Landers, Rebecca Rogers, Daisy Landers, Willie “Zero” Landers, Lena Jewell, Pervie “Sudie” Landers, Jodie Jewell, Lena Landers, Herschel B Rogers, John W B Landers, Sidney Hugh Starks, Elias Garland Rogers, John W B Landers, Sidney Hugh Starks, Elias Garland Landers, Laura Hays, Lela Landers, Birdie Jewell, Priscilla Rogers, Princella Rogers, Jennie Landers, Barkley Landers, Edward Francis, Herschel Starks, Aerthur Hays, William Harrison Landers, Ray Landers, Tom Landers, Reed Landers, Euna Jewell, Earnie Jewell, Bertha Landers, Cora Elizabeth Landers, Hallie Landers, Maewell Landers, Fannie Jewell, Jim Lockhard, Henry Mays, Jim Rogers, Jenny Rogers.

 

Some teachers and those on the Board of Education: Frank Hudson, A Anthony, J B Read, H Hughes, T Carpenter, J Rodgers, Porter Gee, J H Lee, J W Stark, Sam Austin, F H Edmunds, Mrs B Malory, U S Porter, Robert Whitney, Henry Holder, Willie Holder, Nathan Holder, George Holder, Scott Whitney, John Carpenter, Phillip Shipley, C H Whitney, J W Burton, Mrs B A Carpenter, G B Stark, J P Smith, Mrs Ora B Brown, Robert Underwood, Less Richey, F S Stark, Babe Petty, Grace Stark, H M Stovall, E Howard, Pat Edmunds, C J Lynn, Bassie Underwood, Henry Petty, Utah Edmonds, G B Stark, J P Smith, J K Stovall, G W Royster, B F Anthony, A D Gaines, J C Stewart, W M Stewart, John Pond, J G Calvert, Henry Brackin, C M Rankins, Victoria Brackin, S C Hughes, William Franklin, Joe Everett, Albert Franklin, Joe Lee, M M Franklin, A B Morgan, Joe Lee, Fannie Redmond, Mrs Joe Lee, H R Edmunds, J E Pope, Sam Hutchins, George Howell, Lank Wright, George Ray, J R Pearson, Charles Humble, J W Anthony, Noah Humble, Charles Humble, J P Smith, M G Downing, F G Buford, T E Stark, J M Hunt, Lucian Hatfield, W M Barber, Lee Hatfield, Ben McHenry, J H Humbles, George Hunt, A Landers, R Rogers, T W Goodnight, Peter Landers, B Landers, Mrs Hallie Smith, Mrs M B Mallory, Mrs M B Goodnight, Victoria Bracker, John Sears, Peter G Burton, Tom Stark, KY W Stark, Pleas Porter, George Lilliard, Joe Sarver, John Gambol, Tas Robertson, C A Bracken, M G Downing, Mrs M V Brackin, Alva L Anthony, T Calvert, James Walker, Jerry Luster, J P Farmer, William Foster, John Dinges, J H Hall, J C Hughes, G W Berry.

 

 

Trammel Black School

Allen Co KY

 

Courtesy School Days of Allen County, Ky., published by the Retired Teachers of Allen Co, 1992.

 

 

Class of 1931: Teacher: Lula B. Carpenter. Pupils: Mary Eloyce Gamble, age 6; Henry Gamble, age 6; Mary E Satterfield, age 12; Preston Satterfield, age 14; Lawrence Satterfield, age 9; Katie Hutchins, age 9. Photo courtesy Dorothy Richards.

 

Greenville School

Allen Co Ky

 

 

Class of 1915. Teacher: Sarah Hughes. Front row: Flossie Underwood Hill, Arlette Underwood Kirkman, Loena Starks Curd, Gwynola Underwood, Ann Landers Benedict-Brown. Second row: Artie Stovall, Elouise Starks Landers, Ruby Landers Johnson, Callie Landers Bates-Mason, Yvonne Starks, Marie Starks Gillenwater, Geneva Starks Spurling. 3rd row: Lena Landers, Naaman Garnett Landers, Sr., Mattie Stovall Underwood, Jessie “Goody” Starks. Photo courtesy of Douglas Landers, Sr.

 

Hickory Grove School

Allen Co KY

 

 

 

Class of 1900. Front Row: Alfred G. Landers, Peter Landers, unknown, Henry Duncan Starks in front of Henry, Blanch Landers, Simon Landers, Maxwell Jewell, unknown, Bennie Landers, Rebecca Rogers, Daisy Landers, Willie “Zero” Landers, Lena Jewell, Pervie “Sudie” Landers, Jodie Jewell, Lena Landers, unknown, Herschel B Rogers, John W. B. Landers. 2nd row: Sidney Hugh Starks, Elias Garland Landers, Launa Hays, Lela Landers, Birdie Jewell, Priscilla Rogers, Princella Rogers, Jennie Landers, Barkley Landers, Edward Francis, Herschel Starks, Arthur Hays, William Harrison Landers, Ray Landers. 3rd row: Tom Landers, Reed Landers, Euna Jewell, Earnie Jewell, unknown, Bertha Landers, Cora Elizabeth Landers, Hallie Landers, Maewell Landers, Fannie Jewell, Jim Lockhard, Henry Maysl, Jim Roger, Jenny Rogers. Photo courtesy Douglas Landers, Sr.

 

Caney Fork School

 

Located on the Browder Tatum farm