m. 17 NOV 1864
Facts and Events
Listed in 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Shelby Co., Missouri, BlackCreek Twp, ED 154, Sheet 6A & 6B, 9 June 1900, dwelling 120,family 121.
Tarbet, James, Head, b. Oct 1840, married 35 years,b. KY, parents b. KY, Farmer;
Nancy E., wife, b. Aug 1848, 51,married 35 years, 14 children, 11 living, b. IN, parents b. KY &IN;
Mary J., duaghter, b. Apr 1875, 25, single, b. MO, parentsb. KY & IN; Jessie E., son, b. Jan 1882, 18, single, b. MO,parents b. KY & IN, Farm laborer;
Bessie E., daughter, b. Jan1882, 18, single, b. MO, parents b. KY & IN; Grover C., son, b.May 1884, 16, single, b. MO, parents b. KY & IN, at school; Thomas H., son, b. May 1884, 16, single, b. MO, parents b. KY &IN, at school; Josie, daughter, b. Dec 1889, 10, single, b. MO,parents b. KY & IN; Lachliter, Chas., boarder, b. Feb 1873, 27,single, b. MO, parents b. VA, Merchant; Kenning, John D.,Lodger, b. Jan 1850, 50, single, b. IN, parents b. KY & IN.
Ida was the last of 14 children born to John W. and Nancy, and as such received a lot of attention from her older siblings. She attended the Robinson School until the family moved to Rule TX, and she continued her education there. After all the brothers left home, and her parents had died, she and her sister Mary maintained the home in Rule. Josie attended a special school in Abiline TX, then worked for several years as secretary for the Courtney Broom Company in Fort Worth. Later she began to sell Avon products which sontinued to be her income for the rest of her life. She died on Aug 6, 1972 and is burried in the family plot in Rule.