Thursday, August 30, 2012
Tom & Ada
The couple in this cabinet card by photographer J. B. Brooks of Clinton, Kentucky is identified as Tom Pettit and Ada F. Owen. Thomas C. Pettit and Ada Frances Owen's marriage is recorded in Hickman County on January 4th of 1889.
Tom was the son of Thomas H. and Adeline Pettit of Wadesborough in Calloway County where the family is listed in the 1870 census. Ada's parents were John Reese Owen and Frances Jane Wray previously of Hickman and Ballard counties.
After their marriage, Tom and Ada lived in Bardwell in Carlisle County where their daughter Carline was born in 1892. Ada died in 1930 and Tom in 1940 in Bardwell.