Posted By:Thomas Kerwin
Post Date:September 20, 2012 at 12:15:37
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Iím not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.

West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969
Name: Tilden Lusher
Birth Date: 23 Mar 1876
Birth Place: Summers County, West Virginia
Birth County: Summers County
Gender: Male
Father's Name: Leander Lusher
Mother's Name: Elizabeth M

Name: Tilden Lusher
Age: 23
Birth Date: Mar 1877
Birthplace: W Virginia
[West Virginia]
Home in 1900: St Joseph Ward 7, Buchanan, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Boarder
Marital Status: Single
Marriage Year: 1900
Years Married: 0
Father's Birthplace: W Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: W Virginia

Seymour Jordan 38
Bert Jordan 26
Tilden Lusher 23, WV - listed as a boarder, single

1900 -
Name: Elizabeth Lusher
Age: 60
Birth Date: Dec 1834
Birthplace: West Virginia
Home in 1900: Washington, Doniphan, Kansas
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: West Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
Mother: number of living children: 7
Mother: How many children: 7

Elizabeth Lusher 60
Victoria Lusher 16, 5/82 MO - daughter

Elizabeth is "60" and not "80" in 1900.

Victoria is a "daughter" not a g/daughter.

1880 -
Name: Leander Lusher
Age: 57
Birth Year: abt 1823
Birthplace: West Virginia
Home in 1880: Grant, Osborne, Kansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Lusher
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
Occupation: Farmer

Leander Lusher 57, WV - cannot write
Elizabeth Lusher 38, WV - cannot write
Martha Lusher 14, WV
Sallie Lusher 11, WV
Laura Lusher 8, WV
Belle Lusher 6, WV
Alice Lusher 5, WV
Tildon Lusher 3, WV - son
Josie Lusher 1, WV - son

KS Vital Records -
Vital records were created as part of a civil registration to collect information on population growth and causes of death to control epidemic's.
Kansas didn't officially start collecting birth and death records until July 1, 1911.

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Kansas Vital Statistics