Dr Peter Ditchen/Dutchin/Deutchen

Kentuckiana Genealogy: Census Records: Dr Peter Ditchen/Dutchin/Deutchen
By Penny Hobson ( on Monday, May 05, 2003 - 05:11 pm:

Dr. Peter Ditchin/Dutchin Family
Louisville, KY, German descent

1880 census Louisville, KY mother and sons are found with a cousin, Tillie Ditchen. The spelling of Ditchen is incorrect also found to be spelled Deutchen.

1880 Louisville, KY Census, Jefferson Co., ED 147-10-11 Ward 11, Sixteenth Street.
Ditchen Tillie 22 born ca 1858 in OH, Widowed,
Tillie is Anna's cousin.
Ditchen Anna (Goss) b. ca 1848 IN, age 32; Widowed?, Annie and Dr. Peter's children: William 17, b. KY, ca 1863; Henry age 14, b. KY ca 1866, Louie, 10, b. KY ca 1870, Charlie age 8 born KY ca 1872. Anna is believed to be a widow also but it's possible the census taker erased the check mark. Going by Charlie's age of 8 years, Dr. Peter Ditchen d. ca 1872 - May 31, 1880. Boys could be found in later census if the correct spelling of the surname could be determined.

Anna is the daughter of William Henry GOSS, Clark County IN.

Penny Hobson

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