Posted By:Ted Pack
Subject:Re: Mortons & Sylvesters
Post Date:June 11, 2005 at 09:31:39
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Forum:Douglas County, NE Genealogy Forum
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From your post, assuming your ancestors married women about thei rown age and had children when they were 20 - 40, I got:

Patricia Joan Morton - b. 1920

Charles Walton Jr., m. Mildred Penick
(both b. 1880 - 1920)

Charles Walton Morton Sr. m. Sarah Turner
(both b. born 1840 - 1900)

In the census index I found

1930, Cambridge, Middlesex, MA
Chase W Morton 31 Head
Mildred Morton 31 Wife
Patrica Morton 9 Daughter
Cynthia Morton 3 Daughter

so Charles Jr. ws born abt 1899. Back to the census.

1900, Omaha Ward 7, Douglas, Nebraska

Morton, Charles, head, July 1855, NY, England, England
----, Sarah P., wife, *** 1858, Illinois, England, M***
[Birth month might be apr, might not; MBP is Missouri or Maine]
----, Dorothy, dau., Nov. 1895, Neb, NY, Ill
----, Charles W., son, Feb 1898, Neb, NY, Ill
Whitney, Margaret, step-dau., Apr. 1886, Conn, Conn, Ill
Larsen, Lena, servant, Jun 1875, Ger, Ger, Ger
Anderson, Ida, Nurse Girl, May 1878, MO, Swe, Swe

So Charles Sr. was b. 1855.

(Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace)
Charles WILKINS Self M Male W 31 MA Cashier R.R.W.P. MA MA
Mary WILKINS Wife M Female W 30 NY Keeping House NH NY
Grace WILKINS Dau S Female W 2 NE MA NY
Alice WILKINS Dau S Female W 2M NE MA NY
Walter WILKINS Brother M Male W 26 MA R.R. Clerk MA MA
Lena WILKINS SisterL M Female W 28 NH NH NH
Kate STEVENS Other S Female W 24 NY NH NY
Mary CONLEY Other S Female W 25 MA Domestic IRE IRE
Charles MORTON Other S Male W 27 NY Clerk W.P.R.R. ENG ENG
Walter WILKINS Son S Male W 1 NE MA NY
Source Information:
Census Place Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska

[W.P.R.R. is probably Western Pacific Rail Road]

There are too many Charles Mortons in the 1870 to look at over a dial-up.

At least now you have some birth year estimates and counties.

There are 4 or 5 Sarah Whitneys on the LDS 1880 who might be yours.