Rakes and Wells Family History

Suda Grace Hatton[1]

Female 1920 - 2001  (80 years)


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  • Name Suda Grace Hatton 
    Born 29 Apr 1920  Bethel, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    LDS-Blessing 6 Jun 1920  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    by William Wells 
    Residence 1921  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1925  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Education 1926  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1926  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1928  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 5 Aug 1930  Owingsville, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Role: Daughter
    Residence Abt 1933  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    • Role: Shared
    Residence Oct 1937  Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Miller Ward Farm 
    • Role: Shared
    Residence 1940  Olympia, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    William Wells Farm 
    • Role: Shared
    Census 4 Apr 1940  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • Role: Wife
    Residence Mar 1941  Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Clark Farm 
    Address:
    Winchester Road (US60) 
    • Role: Shared
    Residence Jan 1944  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Glen Perry Farm 
    Address:
    US 60 East of Owingsville 
    • Role: Shared
    Residence Mar 1944  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Glen Perry Farm 
    Address:
    US 60 East of Owingsville 
    • Role: Shared
    Residence Jul 1944  Athens, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    • Role: Shared
    Residence Oct 1944  Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Abraham's Farm 
    Address:
    Delong Road 
    • Role: Shared
    Residence Jan 1946  Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [22, 23
    Address:
    Keene Road 
    • Role: Shared
    Residence 1947  Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    Address:
    570 East 7th Street 
    • Role: Shared
    LDS-Calling Oct 1948  Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Address:
    Lexington Branch 
    Residence 1949  Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [26
    Address:
    Athens Boonsboro Road 
    • Role: Shared
    Residence 1955  Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [27, 28
    Address:
    1011 Darley Drive 
    • Role: Shared
    Residence 1958  Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [29
    Address:
    692 Loudon Avenue 
    • Role: Shared
    Residence 1958  Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [30
    Address:
    832 Meadow Lane 
    • Role: Shared
    Residence 1965  Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [31
    Address:
    Idle Hour 
    • Role: Shared
    Residence 1965  Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [32
    Address:
    Rogers Road 
    • Role: Shared
    Residence Abt 1975  Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [33
    Address:
    2436 Wanda Court 
    • Role: Shared
    LDS-Calling 4 Oct 1983  Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [34
    Address:
    Atlanta Georgia Temple, 6450 Barfield Road NE 
    LDS-Release 22 Aug 1992  Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [35
    Address:
    Atlanta Georgia Temple, 6450 Barfield Road NE 
    Died 25 Feb 2001  Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [36
    Address:
    2436 Wanda Court 
    Obituary 26 Feb 2001  Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [37
    Name Suda Grace Wells 
    Reference Number H8 
    FamilySearch ID KW87-WFR 
    _UID 8F968263C976496380CF3015EFE16C480D61 
    Buried 28 Feb 2001  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [38, 39
    Address:
    Shrout Cemetery (03) 
    Person ID I8  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2018 

    Father Eastwood Hatton,   b. 4 Jan 1884, Mason County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1948, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Lizzie Lee Shrout,   b. 14 Aug 1885, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1973, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1905  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [40, 41
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clarence Gudgell Wells,   b. 23 Jul 1914, Preston, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 2002, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1937  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [42
    Address:
    Lawrence Thomas home 
    Children 
     1. William Ray Wells,   b. 8 Dec 1942, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 2006, Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg (Independant City), Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S995] AA: Relationship - Birth, (Date posted to database 15 Jun 2018).
      Birth Name:
      Name used on Birth Certificate is Suda Grace Hatton.

      Relationship:
      Parents of Suda Grace Hatton are listed as Eastwood Hatton and Lizzie Lee Hatton on her Birth Certificate.

    2. [S473] KY: Kentucky Birth Index, Issued by Bath County, Year Issued (delayed) 1982, Certificate Number 90370, Person(s) of Interest Suda Grace Hatton, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Name: Suda Grace Hatton, Gender: Female, Date of Birth: 29 Apr 1920, County: Bath, Mother's name: Lizzie L Shrout, Volume Number: 183, Certificate Number: 90370, Volume Year: 1982

    3. [S464] KY: Kentucky Birth Certificate, Issued by Bath County, Year Issued (delayed) 1982, Certificate Number 90370, Person(s) of Interest Suda Grace Hatton, (posted to db on 8 December 2012); (Digital Image: V002_044); (Paper Copy: C020).
      Registrar of Vital Statistics Certified Copy, Delayed Certificate of Birth and Affidavits:
      Name: Suda Grace Hatton, Date of Birth: 29 April 1920, Place of Birth: Bethel, [Bath County]. Father: Eastwood Hatton, Age at birth: 36, Birthplace: Aberdeen, Ohio, Mother: Lizzie Lee Shrout, Age at Birth: 34, Place of Birth: Owingsville, Kentucky.

    4. [S703] KY: Bath County, School Records, Issued by Bath County, Year Issued 1971, Person(s) of Interest Grace Hatton, (posted to db on 12 March 2013); (Digital Image: V097_003); (Paper Copy: C022).
      I, Lena R. Brooks, Local Registrar, Division of Vital Statistics, do hereby certify that I have checked the Census Report for School purposes, Year 1928, District No 47 of Bath County, and find the name of Grace Hatton Father's name Eastwood Hatton, and that the date of birth shown on report for Grace Hatton, is April 29 1930, on record in the office of the Bath County Health Department. Given under my hand this 19th Day of March 1971, Signed Lena R Brooks Local Registrar.

    5. [S541] KY: Bath County, Early Mormons of Bath County Kentucky (BK), Page Number 177, Person(s) of Interest Suda Grace Hatton, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Suda Grace Hatton, born April 29, 1920, daughter of Eastwood Hatton and Lizzie Lee Shrout. Blessed June 6, 1920, by Elder William Wells

    6. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      This was a 4 room house built by Eastwood Hatton close to Pickshin Road.

    7. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Living next door was a Joseph Allen. Uncle Joe Allen as he was called was born about 1865 in Kentucky.

    8. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 31 January 2013).
      Jackson School 6 years old. Grace's teacher was Sophia Jackson a red headed lady born about 1880.

    9. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Mom lived in the Jarvis House in the old pasture when she started school.

    10. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      This was back in the fields close to the George Jackson Cemetery. This house was located off Pickshin Road and was called the Kimbrow house.

    11. [S518] KY: Bath County, 1930 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), Household of Eastwood Hatton, (posted to db on 28 December 2012).
      Eastwood Hatton, Relationship head, Sex M, Race W, Age 46, Martial status M, Age at first marriage 21 years, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      Lizie Hatton, Relationship wife, Sex F, Race W, Age 45, Martial status M, Age at first marriage 20 years, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      Ina Hatton, Relationship daughter, Sex F, Race W, Age 23, Martial status S, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      Arnold Hatton, Relationship son, Sex M, Race W, Age 22, Martial status S, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      Dawson Hatton, Relationship son, Sex M, Race W, Age 20, Martial status S, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      Edward Hatton, Relationship son, Sex M, Race W, Age 18, Martial status S, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      William Hatton, Relationship son, Sex M, Race W, Age 16, Martial status S, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      Calis Hatton, Relationship son, Sex M, Race W, Age 13, Martial status S, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      Grace Hatton, Relationship daughter, Sex F, Race W, Age 10, Martial status S, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      Woodford Hatton, Relationship son, Sex M, Race W, Age 7, Martial status S, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      Madge Hatton, Relationship daughter, Sex F, Race W, Age 3, Martial status S, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky

      Street: Olympia and Salt Lick Turnpike

      Living next door is Joseph Allen. He is referred to in stories as Uncle Joe Allen.

      Name: Joseph Allen Birth Year: abt 1865 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: Kentucky Marital Status: Widowed Relation to Head of House: Head Home in 1930: Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky Map of Home: View Map Street address: Owingsville and Salt Lick Turnpike Dwelling Number: 48 Family Number: 50 Home Owned or Rented: Owned Home Value: 150 Radio Set: No Lives on Farm: No Attended School: No Able to Read and Write: Yes Father's Birthplace: Kentucky Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky Able to Speak English: Yes Occupation: Laborer Industry: Odd Jobs Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker Employment: Yes Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Joseph Allen 65

    12. [S490] AA: Note, (Date posted to database 27 Oct 2015).
      US36 across from the Iron Furnace. This house was built by Eastwood using lumber and windows from the old school house in Olympia. It would have been built after the death of Lizzie's father John W. Shrout. I would been part of Lizzie's inheritance.

    13. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      State Route 36 Home By Bourbon Furnace Stack Home was located across the road and up the hill from the Bourbon Furnace Stack on US 36 between Owingsville and Olympia.

      I can remember a big truck that would come by and sell groceries and can remember getting a Moon Pie.

      This house was built by Eastwood Hatton using a lot of the old wood from the old school building in Olympia. This was the school that Clarence Gudgell Wells attended.

    14. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Miller Ward Farm Gudgell and Grace moved in with his parents prior to moving to own home in Scott County, Kentucky

    15. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      This home is located in Olympia, Kentucky. This house is the old home place of William and Mollie Wells. William traded John Morgan Ginter his 20 acres at Thomas Hill for this 80 acres and gave him $600 boot.

      Gudgell and Grace bought some cows and milked them and raised a crop of tobacco and corn. We milked the cows, separated the cream and would sell the milk and cream in Olympia. We used the skimmed milk to make buttermilk and sell it to people in Olympia for 10 cents per gallon.

      We would pick wild strawberries and Grace would can them. When the missionaries came by we would give them strawberries and milk. They must have liked it because they kept coming back.

      We did not have a car so in order to get to church we had to walk. We would start out walking and some times the Thomas's would come by and we would get a ride in the back of their wagon.

      We did this for about a year. Grace would always say when you get feed for the cows get the print sacks then she would make dresses for her and curtains for the windows.

      We lived here for about a year and then moved.

    16. [S466] KY: Bath County, 1940 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), Other Places, Magistrate District 5, Enumeration District 6-9, Sheet Number 2A, Lines 30-32, Street name Route 36, Household Number 23, Owned/Rented O, Home value 3000, Farm Y, Household of Gudgell Wells, (posted to db on 6 December 2012).
      Gudgell Wells, Relationship head, Sex M, Race W, Age 26, Marital status M, POB Kentucky, Occupation farmer
      Grace Wells, Relationship wife, Sex F, Race W, Age 19, Marital status M, POB Kentucky
      Roger Wayne Wells, Relationship son, Sex M, Race W, Age 1, Marital status S, POB Kentucky

    17. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Clark Farm This house is located about 2 miles out US 60 east of Lexington across from Greenbrier Subdivision. This house was a large white one floor plan.

      The house had shutters for the windows and Roger tore the shutters off to make him a road for his tricycle.

      The main crop was raising tobacco. When people came to strip tobacco or work on the farm they expected to be fed. One day there were several Gunnies and they frightened Roger. Grace told the farm hands if they would catch them she would cook them. They caught every one of them and had Gunnies for dinner that day.

    18. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Glen Perry Farm This house is located East of Owingsville on Us 60. It was a very small house maybe only one or two rooms and was used as a feed storage shed. It was located close to the bank of Slate Creek.

      We lived here for only a short time waiting for the people to move out of the main house. There was a lot of horse weeds close by and Roger remembers they were taller than him.

      With the building being used for feed storage it was very dirty and Mom and her sister had to scald the floors with lye water in order to make it a clean place to live.

    19. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 24 February 2013).
      Glen Perry Farm This farm is located on US 60 East Of Owingsville. It was located at the foot of a large hill. Gudgell burnt the chicken house down trying to get rid of the chicken lice. It almost burned down the house. When Ina, Grace's sister, came to help put out the fire she went upstairs and found a burning rag in a broken glass. A lot of the neighbors came to help put out the fire. People who were traveling on US 60 would come down the hill to help.

      Dad would raise crops during the summer and one year while working on the farm he lost his build fold. He looked for it because it had all of his money in it. Next summer when he was working on the farm he found it with the money still in it just wet.

      There was livestock on the farm and we were afraid of the pigs and one old rooster. Our Aunt Ina lived in a large two story brick house on the next farm. We would walk between our house and our Aunt's house. We were afraid of the rooster and pigs. One day the rooster got after Betty and the next day mom cooked the rooster. Dad went to work in Lexington and came home one day with glasses. We hid and watched him come to the house because he looked so strange.

    20. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 31 January 2013).
      Athens Home on Athens Boonsboro Road Athens Boonsboro Road. This house is located on the Athens Boonsboro Road about two miles from Athens, Kentucky. It is a large brick house setting way back off of the road.

      Gudgell was raising tobacco and had people on the farm to help him.

      One time we were building a fire in the stove and Madge, mom's sister, poured kerosene into the stove. It blew up their must have been some hot coals in the stove and with the kerosene it ignited and started the fire.

      I started to school when we lived here and had to walk from the house to the road each day. I don't know what mom did with my brother and sisters while she walked with me to the bus. I road a yellow school bus to Athens School each day. The bus driver's name was Johnny Burton. One day mom wanted to take my picture with the bus driver. I stood on the front bumper and the bus driver stood beside me and mom told me to look at her and not back into the bus. Well, the picture turned out with me looking back into the bus.

    21. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Abraham's Farm Abraham's Farm, Delong Road This farm was located on the Delong Road. It was a large white frame house and was 2 stories. It had a lot of large trees in the front yard. There were funny bottles on the walls in each room of the house and they were used as fire extinguishers.

      Dad raised the tobacco crop and I would try to help him. The crops were grown in the field which was close to the house. I don't know if I was much help but dad let me help him. I can remember transplanting tobacco where we would walk along and look for plants that were missing and would plant another in its place. We planted the tobacco using an old hand planter. It had handles which you would move apart then drop in a plant of tobacco along with water. At least this is what I remember doing.

      Dad had people work for him in the crops and mom would fix lunch for them. They had coffee and someone asked me if I wanted a taste. I tried it but it was horrible so I never tried it again.

      As kids we would play games. One of the games we played is pretending we were having church. Once when playing church we were having the sacrament. We had bread and water and had it on the coffee table. When it came to say the prayer I knew the prayers were in the scriptures and had them out trying to find the prayer. Mom found us and stopped us before I had time to read the prayer.

      Mr. Abram ran a dairy on the farm and had several cows to feed and milk. He would bring mash from the brewery in a large truck and dump it out to feed the cows. That slop stunk to high heaven. When I got old enough to try beer it smelled just like the cow slop and I would not even taste it. Good lesson!

    22. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      This house is located on Keene Road in the bend of a large curve. There was a tobacco barn located to the right of the house. This farm was purchased by Grace and Gudgell and was the first farm they owned. They borrowed money from an orphan school to purchase the farm. The orphan school eventually became Midway College.

      The house was very cold during the winter. We only had a pot bellied stove in the middle room. We would sleep in another room and when we got up we had to run to the stove to keep warm. One winter it got so cold it froze the water bucket over and it was solid ice.

      One night we were going somewhere and dad had to get a swarm of bees into a hive. The bees had swarmed and were all over a fence post. Dad had a hive he eventually got them into.

      Dad was called to be the Branch President while we lived at this house.

      We would drive from this house to town for Church and I guess we would meet at Brother Wade's for church. We would also drive from this house to the home of William Wells my grandfather. He lived at the Bacon Place which was located just down the road from the Walnut Hill School.

    23. [S556] KY: Kentucky Deeds (Deeds), Fayette County, Book 384, Page Number 492, Person(s) of Interest (not recorded), (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Mortgaged by Kentucky Female Orphan School on January 22, 1946. (Mortgage Book 328 page 259)

    24. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      7th Street Market This house on the corner of East 7th Street and Jackson Street. The store faced 7th Street and was known as 7th Street Market. The house faced Jackson Street and Jackson Street. The house was made of wood. When you came up from the store on the left was the bathroom. Back from that on the left were 2 bedrooms. On the right side were the kitchen, dining room, and living room. I think the living room was also used as a bed room. This was the first house we lived in that had an indoor bathroom along with running water. There was a small stair between the store and house. The door between the store and house could be locked.

      I had an Uncle and Grandmother who lived close by. Arnold and his family lived down the street at 552 7th street and my grandmother lived just across the street from Arnold.

      While living here WW2 ended and my Uncle Arnold Hatton returned home from the Army. He brought a large Japanese flag home with him. Arnold and his family probably moved to 7th street after he returned from the Army.

      We lived here when my grandfather Eastwood Hatton died.

      We had church in the front room of our home on most Sundays. We would have chairs set up in the living room and dining room for church. Classes would be held in other rooms of the house.

      The missionaries would stay with us and ride their bikes out into the country and then come back in on Friday night. They would tell stories about what had happened to them the last week. Sometimes they would have a car and drive it but I think this was the supervising elders. They had an old Kaiser?. I enjoyed listening to their stories of where they slept in a barn or under the stars. It sounds like a big adventure.

      One Christmas morning there were all of the Christmas present wrapping papers thrown down the stairs between the house and store. I guess this is where I really new about Santa Clause.

      There were also several haunted houses. One of them just down the street on Jackson and another down the street on 7th street. There was also an Ice house down 7th street.

      We would go my cousins and watch the church next door we called them the holy rollers as they would dance and roll on the floor.

      I worked in the store keeping bottles sorted and did not earn any money but one day one of the missionaries left and sold his bike to Dad. Dad gave me the bike. I loved it and road it everywhere. This was my first bicycle.

      The missionaries would stay with us and ride their bikes out into the country and then come back in on Friday night. They would tell stories about what had happened to them the last week. Some times they would have a car and drive it but I think this was the supervising elders. They had an old Kaiser. I enjoyed listening to their stories of where they slept in a barn or under the stars. It sounded like a big adventure.

      One Christmas morning the Christmas present wrapping papers were thrown down the stairs between the house and store. I guess this is where I really knew about Santa Clause.

      Carolyn was jumping rope in the kitchen and got the rope tangled with a pan on the stove with hot grease and it spilled on her back.

      Bill got his leg hurt as a result of a staple we used in the wagon to hold the wheel on. The staple got caught in his ankle.

      We would go to my cousins and watch the church next door we called them the Holy Rollers as they would dance and roll on the floor.

    25. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Called as Relief Society President Lexington Branch.

    26. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      This house was located on Athens Boonesboro Road and was built by Dad. It was built on a half acre lot which was pretty big for us. The house had 6 rooms. There were 2 bedrooms, living room and kitchen down stairs and 2 bedrooms up stairs. In the kitchen we had a pump to pump the water from the cistern right into the kitchen. This was dad's version of running water. The bath room or outhouse was at the very back of the lot.

      When it was time to take a bath mom would put water in a steal tub and put an electric heater in it to warm the water then all of us would take a bath.

      The living room had striped wall paper on one wall. It was white and pink stripes. When we moved into the house there was no plaster board so you could see from room to room. The boys slept upstairs and you could see out through the unfinished walls. One night it snowed and we had snow on us the next morning.

      We would listen to the radio a lot and each of us children had our favorite radio program.

      We had a large garden and raised chickens. Most of this was so that we could have something to do because I don't think we made much money on the chickens. We would buy the chickens when they were small and raise them until they go big enough to eat. Dad would take some of them to work with him and sell the while they were still alive.

      Dad let me use an old chicken coop for a work shop and I would tinker with electronics. I even tried to wire the upstairs with electricity using just cotton covered bell wire. It's a wonder that this was not a disaster. I loved to tinker with electricity and electronics. I would tear up old radios and try to get them to work again. I never had much success but loved it. I tried to build a radio from scratch one time but never did get it to work. One time I needed a battery and dad took me to Clark Hardware Store in Lexington to buy one. We took it home and what ever I was trying to get to work would not work. We thought the batteries were no good so we took it back. I doubt it was the batteries.

      We would also play soldier and run all over the neighborhood playing. I also would use my bicycle to jump over concrete blocks with a ramp. Betty tried to ride my bicycle and had a wreck which skinned up her arms and legs.

      One winter we had a big snow storm. The road was snow filled up to the bank. The neighbor's car was stranded in the middle of the snow covered road. The neighbors used their tractors to remove the snow. Some of our neighbors had to drive through our back yard to get to work.

      My grandfather lived about 1/2 mile down the road and I would go there to help milk the cows. He had a small one room cabin in the back yard of his house and I loved to stay overnight in it. When papaw decided to go to the temple I was left in charge of milking the cows which needed to be done each morning and afternoon for a week while he was gone. It was hard work but I enjoyed it.

      We road the school bus to Athens School. One day I ran to catch the bus and the others did not make it. They said I told the bus driver they were not coming but I don't remember that I think they are just making it up. But anyhow the bus left them at home. When they got ready mom walked with them all the way to Athens School about 5 miles.

    27. [S708] USA: U.S. City Directories (JD), Jurisdiction: Lexington, Kentucky, City Directory, image 354, page 672, County: Fayette County, Person(s) of Interest: Clarence G Wells, (posted to db on 16 July 2013).
      Clarence G (Suda G) emp Kawneer Co, h1011 Darley Drive

    28. [S490] AA: Note, (Date posted to database 20 Jul 2016).
      1011 Darley Drive I had a shop in the back of the garage built with an old Army box. I tinkered more with electronics in this shop. This is where I first got my ham radio license along with a friend Tommy McFadden. There was another friend but I don't remember his name. The first radio was lent to me by Jimmy Dean who lived on Loudon Avenue. His call sign was W4BNP and he helped us boys to get a radio going.

      We lived here when I met Lucille at a church dance. The church would have dances all over the district and James Shrout and my parents would take us to the dances. James Shrout had a used hearse and would pile us into the back of it and take us to the dances.

      I attended Lafayette High school and continued to play the trombone. We would go to different ball games and play.

      I mowed yards and cleaned houses to earn money. I would spend the money to buy radio stuff. One time dad helped me buy an expensive radio. I had to make payments as it cost about $120 which was very expensive. I used the money I earned mowing yards and cleaning houses to pay for it.

      For some reason mom and dad allowed me to tinker with cars and electronics. Many times we would use the garage to work on old cars.

      We lived here when I joined the service and went into the Army. I also lived here when I started to work for IBM.

    29. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      We lived here for just a short time waiting for our house on Meadow Lane to be ready to move into. This was a large house with lots of rooms. We lived here for just a short time waiting for our house on Meadow Lane to be ready to move into. This was a large house with lots of rooms.

    30. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 31 January 2013).
      This home was a brick home located at 832 Meadow Lane and had 6 rooms. It had 2 bedrooms, living room, kitchen downstairs and 2 bedrooms up stairs. It also had a basement but it was wet.

    31. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Gudgell lived here while waiting for the home on Rogers Road to be completed.

    32. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 31 January 2013).
      This home on Rogers Road, flooded in April 1972. The storm sewer pump stopped because a electrical storm shut off the water pump. It was the night before the Stake was organized.

    33. [S490] AA: Note, (Date posted to database 20 Jul 2016).

    34. [S490] AA: Note, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Called as Temple Ordinance Worker.

    35. [S465] LDS: LDS Church Documents, Certificate of Honorable Release, Issued by Atlanta Temple, Year Issued 1992, Person(s) of Interest Grace Wells, (posted to db on 8 December 2012); (Digital Image: V002_047); (Paper Copy: A043).
      Grace Wells having faithfully performed the duties assigned a Temple Ordinance Worker during the period from 4 October 1883 to 22 August 1992 is honorably released with full appreciation for devoted service. Signed by the Atlanta Georgia Temple Presidency 19 August 1992.

    36. [S528] KY: Kentucky Death Certificate, Issued by Fayette County, Year Issued 2001, Certificate Number 2001 05315, Person(s) of Interest Suda Grace Wells, (posted to db on 12 March 2013); (Digital Image: V097_001); (Paper Copy: C021).
      Commonwealth of Kentucky Certificate of death:
      Name: Suda Grace Wells; Male; Date of Death: February 25, 2001. 2436 Wanda Court, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, Birth: 29 Apr. 1920 Bethel, Kentucky. Residence: Kentucky, Fayette County, Lexington, 2436 Wanda Court, 40505. Marital Status: Married. Father: Eastwood Hatton, Mother: Lizzie Lee Shrout, Informant: Roger Wells, 649 Bellcastle Rd., Lexington, KY 40505.

    37. [S472] KY: Fayette County, The Lexington Herald Newspaper (NP), Article Title Obituary, Published 26 February 2001, Person(s) of Interest Suda Grace Hatton, (posted to db on 8 December 2012); (Digital Image: V003_040).
      Suda Grace Hatton Wells, 80, wife of Clarence Gudgell Wells, died Sunday, February 25, 2001 at her home and Lexington. Born in Bethel, Bath, Co., KY, she was the daughter of the late Eastwood and Lizzie Lee Shrout Hatton. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Besides her husband, she is survived by four children, Roger Wayne Wells and wife, Gloria Lucille Rakes, Lexington, Betty Faye Slinker and husband Stanley L. Glasgow, William Ray Wells and wife Barbara Ann Oliver, Fredericksburg, VA and Carolyn Lee Wells Lexington; ten grandchildren, twenty great grand children; a brother Woodford E. Hatton, La Grange, KY., and sister, Madge Orr, ID. She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, eight brothers and sisters. Funeral services 1 p.m. Wednesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1789 Tates Creek Rd., with Bishop Gary Quick officiating, Burial in Shrout Family Cemetery, Bath Co. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.

    38. [S502] USA: Find A Grave, Shrout (03) Cemetery, Bath County, Find A Grave Memorial# 12618362, GPS Latitude/Longitude 38.11781, -83.72902, Person(s) of Interest Suda Grace Hatton Wells, (posted to db on 8 December 2012).
      Birth: Apr. 29, 1920, Death: Feb. 25, 2001

      On same stone as husband Clarence G. Wells and daughter Carolyn Lee

    39. [S557] KY: Bath County, Shrout Cemetery (03), GPS Latitude/Longitude 38.11781/-83.79202, Person(s) of Interest S Grace Hatton, (posted to db on 23 February 2013).
      S Grace Hatton DOB Apr 29 1920 DOD Feb 25 2001
      On same stone with husband Clarence G and daughter Carolyn L

    40. [S511] KY: Bath County, Marriage Index 1890/1906, V6, Issued by Bath County, Year Issued 1905, Certificate Number (Volume 6, Page 449), Person(s) of Interest Eastwood Hatton and Elizabeth Lee Shrout, (posted to db on 13 March 2013).
      Eastwood 21, born Mason, mother born bath. Elizabeth 20 she and parents born Bath County.
      John W. Shrout Home
      Eastwood Hatton and Elizabeth Lee Shrout were married on 7 December 1905. Eastwood was 21 years old when married and born in Mason County, Kentucky. Elizabeth was 20 years old and born in Bath County, Kentucky. (Editors Note: This is one of the few places where Lizzie Lee is refereed to as Elizabeth.) Eastwood's mother was born in Bath County and both of Lizzie's parents were born in Bath County, KY.

    41. [S1169] KY: Kentucky County Marriage Records, Record Type: Birth Certificate, Issued by: State of Kentucky, Bath County, Year issued: 1905, Page: 449, Person(s) of interest: Eastwood Hatton And Elizabeth Lee Shrout, (Date posted to database 27 March 2018); (Digital Copy: Hatton, Eastwood and Lizzie Shrout.png).
      State of Kentucky, Bath County
      It is hereby certified, that under and by virtue of the within License, I did, on the 7th day of December 1905, at the house of John Shrout in said county, celebrate the rites of Matrimony between the within named Eastwood Hatton and Elizabeth Lee Shrout and that S V Johnson and Richard Crouch were present and witnessed the celebration.
      Given under my hand, this 7th day of December 1905. Minister J.W. Blevins

    42. [S470] KY: Kentucky Marriage Certificate, Issued by Bath County, Year Issued 1937, Person(s) of Interest Clarence Gudgell Wells and Suda Grace Hatton, (posted to db on 8 December 2012); (Digital Image: V002_081); (Paper Copy: C019).
      I Lawrence Thomas, Minister of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints do certify that on the 17th day of Oct 1937 at Lawrence Thomas residence Owingsville Kentucky, under authority of a license issued by R.B. Crooks clerk of County Court of Bath County state of Kentucky, dated 17th day of Oct 1937, I united Clarence G Wells and Suda Grace Hatton Husband and Wife in the presence of Willard Wells and Mrs Carl Manley. Given under my hand this 17th day of Oct 1937. (Signed Lawrence Thomas Minister)

      Gudgell and Grace were married at the home of Lawrence Thomas residence at what is known as Thomas Hill.

      Dad got the license's and on Sunday, October 17, 1937 we were married in the home of Lawrence Thomas who was an Elder in the church also my uncle, Dads half bother.



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