Category: Stultz-Ruby

  • 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 […]

  • Don Carlos Census

    By 1920, Don Carlos was married to Ruby Elsie Stultz and they already had one child, Don junior, the census was taken the 10 and 12 of January 1920, Lionel was born later that year in July. The census taker spelled his name as Donald Tillitson. Don and Ruby went on to have 9 children, […]

  • 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 […]