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Parents of James Dempsey born about 1822 in Kentucky
Posted by: Kelly Milller (ID *****3841) Date: July 14, 2012 at 20:13:48
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I am looking for the parents of James Dempsey, born about 1822 in Kentucky.

This is what I know:

James was married to Elizabeth Williams, born about 1833 in Kentucky. Elizabeth had a brother William H. Williams born about 1841 in Kentucky.

James Mother's first name is Mary, who was born about 1782 in Pennsylvania.

I have the following records:

1850 United States Federal Census about James Dempsey
Name: James Dempsey
Age: 26
Birth Year: abt 1824
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1850: Kenton, Kentucky
Gender: Male
Family Number: 396
Household Members:
Name Age
Mary Dempsey 71
James Dempsey 26
John Dempsey 12
Ephraim Rich 23
Susan Rich 9
Fanny Clarke 50

1860 United States Federal Census about James Dempsy
Name: James Dempsy
Age in 1860: 38
Birth Year: abt 1822
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1860: District 1, Kenton, Kentucky
Gender: Male
Post Office: Covington
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
James Dempsy 38
Elizabeth Dempsy 27
Mary B Dempsy 7
Sarah J Dempsy 5
James P Dempsy 3
Ann E Dempsy 4/12
Mary Dempsy 78
William H Williams 19

1870 United States Federal Census about James Dempsey
Name: James Dempsey
Age in 1870: 48
Birth Year: abt 1822
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1870: Davis, Davis, Kansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Junction City
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
James Dempsey 48
Elisabeth Dempsey 39
Mary Bill Dempsey 18
Sarah Jane Dempsey 16
James P Dempsey 13
Anne E Dempsey 10
Naomi Dempsey 6
Margret Dempsey 4
Matilda Dempsey 1

Selected U.S. Federal Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880 about James Dempsey
Name: James Dempsey
Location: Davis, Davis, Kansas
Enumeration Date: 1 Dec 1870
Schedule Type: Agriculture

Riley County, Kansas Census, 1875 about Dempsey, James
Name: Dempsey, James
Dwell: 33
Family: 36
Age: 53
Sex: M (Male)
Color: W
Occupation: Farmer
Value Real Est: 2000
Val Pers Prop: 600
Birth St: KY
From: Ky
Township/Town: Ashland

Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925 about James Dempsey
Name: James Dempsey
Census Date: 1 Mar 1875
Residence County: Riley
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Ashland
Birth Location: Kentucky
Family Number: 36
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822
Race: White
Line: 9
Roll: ks1875_17
Household Member(s):
Name Age
James Dempsey 53
E Dempsey 43

I would appreciate any help anyone can give me!

Kelly


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