Re: Need Census Help
- Thank you Dana!! This is the right family. Joshua, James, Hannah,
Ella, and Mary (didn't know about her) are from a previous marriage.
My brain must be on freeze because I did not think about changing the
e to an i!!
Now if only I can find them in 1860!!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Dana L. Hager"
> Good morning Tina,
> I am not sure if I found them, but it looks like it. In the 1850
> census (Farmington Twnsp, Van Buren Co., Iowa) I located a family
> with James and Elizabeth Stidman as the index. There is an Asa,
> which is who I searched for on ancestry. James is 39, born in RI.
> Elizabeth is 29 also born in RI. It includes several additional
> Joshua 20, RI
> James 17, RI
> Hannah 15, RI
> Ella 12, RI
> Mary 9, MO
> Ann 5, IA
> Asa 3, IA
> Does this sound what you are looking for. The actual census looks
> like it was spelled Stedman. The father James is listed as a mason,
> at least that is what it looks like. Also Joshua is listed as an
> I will keep on checking if you like.
> --- In email@example.com, "Tina Stedman"
> <tolksteel@> wrote:
> > I am trying to follow a family through the census and I am having
> > trouble locating them. I have found the family in 1870, 1880, and
> > 1900. I can not find the family in 1850 and 1860.
> > In 1870, the family is listed as follows:
> > J Steadman 1812 Rhode Island
> > Elizabeth 1821 Indiana
> > Asa 1848 Iowa
> > MJ 1851 Iowa
> > Josephine 1854 Iowa
> > Christopher 1855 Iowa
> > Nevada 1857 Iowa
> > Hugh 1859 Iowa
> > Emma 1862 Iowa
> > Hattie 1864 Iowa
> > This was found in Bonaparte, Van Buren, Iowa.
> > In 1850 and 1860, they should be in Iowa but I can't find them. I
> > pulling out my hair. Anyone with better luck than me?
> > Thanks for any help that you may be able to give me.
> > Tina