Category: Tillotson-James

  • 1940 Census Results!

    1940 Census Results! Well, it’s official I found my family on the 1940 census!  It was very easy to search since I knew where they were living at the time. 1940 Census for Brookston, Praire, White, Indiana Name Age Marital Status Place of birth residence 1935 occupation Industry Tillotson, Don 44 Married Illinois same house […]

  • Heroes

    Growing up Don Carlos and Ruby Tillotson were heroes in my eyes.  All the stories told of them made them seem larger than life.  How exciting as an adult to trace down those stories and see they are true.       One particular story is that Don was such a large man he would completely […]