Posted By:E Burton
Subject:Re: Moss family with Levi-need census 1850 lookup
Post Date:September 18, 2003 at 17:56:47
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Forum:Dearborn County, IN Genealogy Forum
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I looked at all "MOSS" listings in Dearborn co and there weren't any Levi's listed. But I did find Harvey and Elizabeth listed in Ripley Co., IN 1850 census and they DO have a Levi that might be yours.

Harvey Moss 51 farmer b. MASS
Elizabeth 40 b. N.Scotia
Mary 15 b. IN
John D 14 b. IN
Rebecca J. 12 b. IN
Nancy K. 12 b. IN
Philander 10 b. IN
Alpha M. 8 b. IN
Edward 5 b. IN
LEVI 4 b. IN
Charlotte E. 1 b. IN

1860 Muscatine Co., IA census:
Harvey Moss 61 farmer b. MA
Elizabeth S. 50 b. N.Scotia
Rebecca J. 22 b. IN
Philander N. 20 b. IN
Altha M. 18 b. IN
Edward M. 16 b. IN
Levi S. 14 b. IN
Charlotte 11 b. IN
(can't read name) 9 b. In
Robert P. ? (can't read last name) 13 b. IN
Patrick (can't read last name) 26 farm labor b. Ireland

1870 Muscatine, IA census: (very hard to read)
Harvey Moss 71 b. MA
Elizabeth 60 b. N. Scotia
Charlotte 20 b. IN
?Thomas ? 20 b. Engl

Levi S. Moss 24 farmer b. IN
Rebecca 30 b. MD
William Mahaney? 21 farm labor b. MD

Here is the 1880 census for him in IA:
Levi S. MOSS Self M Male W 35 IN Farmer MA NOVA SCOTIA
Rebeca A. MOSS Wife M Female W 37 MD Keeping House MD MD
Harvey E. MOSS Son S Male W 9 IA School IN MD
Maggie A. MOSS Dau S Female W 7 IA School IN MD
Minnie B. MOSS Dau S Female W 5 IA School IN MD
Willie O. MOSS Son S Male W 2 IA IN MD

Hope this helps.