Letcher LaFayette Kidd

16 August 1898–14 February 1953 (Age 54)
Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Letcher LaFayette

When Letcher LaFayette Kidd was born on 16 August 1898, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, his father, Charles Wiley Kidd, was 31 and his mother, Florence Vandergreff, was 21. He married Ann Laura Saylor on 29 October 1917, in Blount, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Civil District 9, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and DeKalb, Georgia, United States in 1930. In 1930, at the age of 32, his occupation is listed as salesman& repairer/adding machines & typewriters in DeKalb, Georgia, United States. He died on 14 February 1953, at the age of 54, and was buried in Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Letcher LaFayette Kidd
Ann Laura Saylor
Marriage: 29 October 1917

Spouse and Children

29 October 1917
Blount, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 8

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from a medieval personal name Kid, a variant of Kit, a pet form of Christopher .2 English: from Middle English kid(e) ‘young goat’, hence a nickname for a frisky person or a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a seller of faggots, from Middle English kidde ‘faggot’ (of unknown origin).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • L L Kidd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Letcher Kidd in household of Florence Kidd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Litiher Kidd in household of Florence Kidd, "United States Census, 1910"

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