I would love to get in touch with others who are researching the Pilkington line.I know a little bit, but am stuck.
Jasper Dean Pilkington was my great-great grandfather.His daughter, Annie Lou married Y.C. Holmes.Their daughter, Lou Ella, married Alva Witcher.My mother is the daughter of Alva and Lou Ella Witcher.
Here is what I have:
Hood County Marriages Pilkington, J.D. married Huffstuttler, Louia24 Sept 1899 Pilkington, A.P. married Huffstuttler, Countes 22 May 1898
1910 Hood County Census Pilkington, AndrewHeadJuly 1874age 25born in AL Constance wifeFeb 1876age 2*born in TX Lee H.sonMay 1899age 1born in TX
Pilkington *******Head Dec 1876age 23born in AL Lula LwifeMay 1880 age 20born in TX
1920 Hood County Census Dean Pilkingtonage 43born in Alabama Billie*age 27born in Texas Myraage 14born in TX Hattie**age 14born in Arkansas Thelmaage 13born in TX Louisaage 10born in TX Rollieage 9born in TX Ollieage 8born in TX Majorage 5born in TX Sabrina***age 6/12born in TX
1930 Mitchell Co. Census Pilkington, Jasper D.Headage 52born in ALParents born in AL Bettie*Wifeage 38born in ARParents born in AL Bell,Rollie B.Step-Sonage 20 Ollie BStep-Sonage 18 Major B.Step-Sonage 15 Pilkington, Florence D.Daughterage 10 Lanoria B.Daughterage 9 Mildred D.Daughterage 5 Loyd J.Sonage 3 1/2 Mary IDaughterage 1 1/2 Charles W.Son
*I had a hard time making out her name.It could have been Billie, but in the 1930 census I thought it looked more like Bettie or Dottie. Another researcher told me it was more than likely Bettie or Betie.Bettie (Price) was married before to Charlie Bell and brought 4 children into the marriage.
**Hattie was also hard to make out.Another resercher found Nettie in another census and it turns out that she is a step-daughter of Jasper Dean.
***Sabrina is what it looked like here, but in 1930 I found Florence.
The daughter listed as Louisa in the 1920 census is my great grandmother, but her name was Annie Lou as far as I always knew.She died back in 1978.Her daughter (my grandmother) never knew anything but Annie Lou.Of course in the scheme of things in genealogy records, that means very little.There's no telling why the difference.
It looks like Jasper Dean's first wife was Louisa or Lula Huffstuttler (not sure of spelling) and that she died sometime after 1910 and before 1918 or so.
I would really like to hear from others who are tracing this line.I found a few Pilkingtons in the 1900 census but there is really no way of knowing which is Jasper Dean's Father.