Posted By:Stanley Cowan
Subject:Re: Census lookup - Summerford, Mad. Co. OH - 1860
Post Date:February 15, 2003 at 05:40:55
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Forum:Madison County, OH Genealogy Forum
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Thank you very much. This appears to be the right family. Elizabeth Cowan, a sister of my gg-grandfather, married Amos J. Howard in 1861. I know that she had a stepson named Marion. This leaves open the question of the identity of Mary M., four years older than Amos, who is listed after the children. I think wives were usually listed second, but maybe not always. Maybe she is his unmarried sister.