Jerome Bettis Family Album

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Jerome Bettis Family Album
Jerome Bettis and his mother Gladys.
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Jerome's maternal grandparents, Mary Christine and Abram Bougard.
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1931 death certificate of Burnett Bougard. Burnett's name is misspelled as "Burnell Beaugard."
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News article from Sunday April 6, 1897 about Burnett entitled "Struck with a Spoke: A colored boy swears out a warrant."
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News article from October 8, 1902 about Abe Bougard filing a suit against the Illinois Central Railroad for being struck by a train.
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Death certificate of Abe Bougard.
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1841 handwritten will from slave owner Joseph Bougard mentioning Jerome's ancestors Jerry and Eliza as property.
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1870 census listing Jerry and Abram Bougard living in the same household with Mary, Frances and Elizabeth.