I’m not related to any member of this family.
1930 is the last available census at this time.
These statements explain WHY you cannot find any pre-1850 info for James Davis -
Facts you should know about the early census records -
All census records [1790 – 1840] prior to the 1850 census ONLY listed the head of household; whether male or female.
NO specific age was stated for any family member
NO place of birth was stated – city, state, or country
NO city, town, or village is stated – only the county; however some census takers listed the township
NO street address was stated
NO marital status was stated – single, married, widowed, or divorced
NO family relationship was stated – brother, sister, cousin, son, daughter, wife, inlaw, etc…
NO occupation was stated
NO parental birthplaces are stated
NO race was stated [but assume “white”]
1850, 1860 & 1870 census records do not show family relationships, marital status or parental birthplaces.
Step children are not enumerated as “step” children
Adopted children are not enumerated as “adopted”
Grand children are not enumerated as “grand children”
Orphaned children were not enumerated as "orphan"
1850 is the 1st census that shows all family members
1880 is the 1st census that shows parental birthplaces +++
Birth 9 May 1798 in Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey
Death 1860 in Boone, Indiana
she married -
Birth 1795 in Delaware
Death 1860 in Jackson, Boone, Indiana
IND marriage record -
Last Name: DAVIS
First Name: CALEB
Spouse- Last Name: CHRISMAN
Spouse- First Name: ANN MARIAH
INDIANA Vital Records -
On March 5, 1945, the General Assembly of the State of Indiana approved H. 449, an act relating to vital statistics; providing for the collection of records of births and deaths. Acts 1945, c. 154.
Thank you for your inquiry.
Dawn M. Adams
Indiana State Department of Health
Office of Legal Affairs
2 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
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