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June 5, 2009


Paul Proia

In the 1908 Paducah city directory, William is living with Lizzie, and he is listed as a switchman - living at 917 KY Ave...

Paul Proia

There is an IL marriage record for him... William W. Bedford married Lizzie Travis in Massac, IL in 1904. Bedford's age was listed as 22 at the time, which would be a bit older than the 1900 US Census record.

Mother, Francis, was born Francis Churchwell.

Bill Mullins

When news of his death was in the Paducah KY paper, the article said he was a "Paducah negro", and gave the address of his widow as 917 Kentucky Ave:


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