Stone Coal School, 1911

Title

Stone Coal School, 1911

Description

The male student body of the Stone Coal School in 1911.

This picture came from the Floyd County Times and was published in the May 28, 1980 issue (see link below). The original was provided to the newspaper by one of the students, Elmer Prater. Tildon Collins and Maggie Howard were the teachers.

Picture 2 is numbered to clearly identify names: 1. Unidentified 2. Unidentified 3. Unidentified 4. Unidentified 5. Willie Webb 6. Joseph Martin 7. Elmer Prater 8. Unidentified 9. Unidentified 10. Unidentified 11. Unidentified 12. Unidentified 13. Bartee Estepp 14. John Martin 15. John Reed 16. Eb Scott 17. Willard “Buster” Sexton 18. ? Scott 19. Willie Bentley 20. (no person labeled) 21. Unidentified. 22. Unidentified. 23. Adam Hughes 24. Will Boggs 25. Wyatt Martin 26. Lester Sexton 27.Sam Ratliff 28. Henry Webb 29. Unidentified 30. Unidentified 31. Unidentified 32. Rush Collins 33. Granville Hoover 34. Unidentified 35. David Wallen 36. Enoch Bolen 37. Henry Allen 38. Troy Webb

The following information concerning the parents of the boys was found in Harry Holbrook’s copy of the 1910 Floyd County Census:

5., 28., 38.: Sons of Lizzie Webb, a widow.
7.: Son of Alex Prater and Flora Hays
17. and 26.: Sons of William Sexton and Martha
19.: Son of Bracken Bentley and Sally Hughes
24.: Grandson of William Huff
25.: Son of Alimander Martin and Julia Morgan
32.: Son of Marshall M. Collins
36.: Son of William W. Bolen and Nancy

Date

1911

Files

StoneCoalSchool1911A.jpg
StoneCoalSchool1911B.jpg

Citation

“Stone Coal School, 1911,” Floyd County History Collection, accessed February 26, 2021, http://history.fclib.org/items/show/6455.