Multi-racial, Multi-generational, Post-Civil War Household

Image of Roger Randolph Early family, including blacks in the household.

Roger Randolph Early, Sr. – Household, Woodford County, Ky., c1888.

Rogers Randolph Early (later ‘Roger,’ 1852-1913), seated, left, at his home in Woodford County, Kentucky. Unknown, likely multi-generational servant staff in the rear. Standing: Early’s sisters, likely maidens Cora Inez (1850-1825) and Alva Susan (1846-1918); and housekeeper Mary Wheat, far right. Seated with Early are his wife, the former Ella Wheeler (1855-1936), and Charlie Craig, holding the Early’s daughter Sarah (‘Sadie,’ b 1888). On lawn: sons Wheeler (1883-1977) and Howard (1887-1951), and daughter Ada (b 1880).

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