Menard County, Illinois
Gravestone Photo taken by Jeanie Lowe & Betty Albert
1870 Illinois Census shows the Puckett household living in Tallula with the following members:
William Puckett, Age 27, shoemaker, born in South Carolina
Sarah Puckett, Age 36, born in Kentucky
Seth Puckett, Age 2/12
Bruce Staley, Age 14
Florence Staley, Age 13
Thomas Staley, Age 9
Abraham Staley, Age 7
1920 Illinois Census shows Thomas F. Staley, age 58, living in Tallula with his mother Sarah Staley, Age 88
His occupation is listed as a laborer in a blacksmith shop.
Did Thomas ever marry? Have children?