The following names and families were listed on the 1870 Walker County, GA, Census as being in "Fricks Gap" (Pigeon Mountain area) I will not type the last name for each unless it is different from Rape. I will list their given name, age at census, sex, and where born. Dwelling no. 686 Archibald60MN.C. Margaret45FGA
From: 1870 Census of Walker County Georgia Compiled By: Jessie June Griffith Book typewritten and copyrighted Oct. 19, 1984 GR # 312.09758 Rossville Public Library "Fricks Gap" District- No Name Mrs. Griffith copied the original Census to typewritten form to make it easier for all of us to read.
Ron Adams Son in Law of Parks Louis Rape, and Husband of Mildred Rape his daughter. Martha L.17FGA Exer. L15FGA Julia A.12FGA Also in this same dwelling: Cordell, Mary M.30 FGA Cordell, Josiah G.5 MGA I will not elaborate on the difference in the names and ages shown on the above that do not match. This is exactly as shown on the Census pages. Alfred Rape20 MLabor, Farm listed in the household of James Hixon, Farmer. I know this to be true since the Hixson family on my paternal side were in this area and wife's Dad had told me this in the past. When James Hixson moved his family to Walker County, GA, after a family squabble, James dropped the "S" from his last name.