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Carl Kittle

Birth: He was born around 1913 at Ohio.  

Family Information: Son of Robert "Bob" Kittle.

Brother of Stella, Robert, Ruth, Virginia, Gladys and Donald Kittle.  


Pre-Colony History: In 1930 he was living in Kentucky with his father and siblings.

Mr. Kittle arrived in the colony in September 1930, with "quite a bunch of youngsters" -- they had come from Kentucky in an auto. He informed the colonists that where he came from cows were selling for a dollar a head.  

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Job in Colony: In September 1930 he was among a group of boys assigned to help in the peanut field on the morning shift; the group included: Ward Shoemaker, Joe Blacksher, Ero Hewerdine, Roy Swenson, Cecil Thompson, Carl Kittle and Alfred Boulton.

In June 1931 the Kittle family and Comrade Hiatt gave an exhibition of the square dance much to the enjoyment of the crowd. Also Robert, Jr. entertained with three numbers on his guitar while his father demonstrated a "clog".  

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Sources: US Census: 1930; "Llano Colonist": September 20, 1930, September 27, 1930, June 6, 1931  


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