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Re: Parker/Ramer
Posted by: Thomas Kerwin (ID *****3248) Date: May 12, 2013 at 07:22:43
In Reply to: Parker/Ramer by Christa Ferguson of 18113

I’m not related to any member of this family.


This is the problem with the early census records -

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 and family relationships +++


REMEMBER -
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 -
Name: David Whetstone
Age: 28
Birth Year: abt 1822
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1850: Laughery, Ripley, Indiana

David Whetstone 28, OH
Nancy Whetstone 24, IND
Isabel Whetstone 2, IND
George Whetstone 5m, IND

There are other Whetstone families listed on the same page -

Daniel Whetstone 34, OH
Peter Whetstone 26, OH
John Whetstone 64, Maryland [could be the father]
Jonas Whetstone 33, OH

1870 -
Name: Nancy Whetstone
Age in 1870: 45
Birth Year: abt 1825
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1870: Utica, Winona, Minnesota
Race: White
Gender: Female
Post Office: St Charles

David Whetstone 48, OH - farmer
Nancy Whetstone 45, IND
George Whetstone 20, IND
Mary 16, IND
Daniel 14, MN
Susan 12, MN
David 10, MN
Silas 8, MN
Lydiac 6, MN
John 4, MN
Charles 4m, MN [Oct. 1869]

1880 -
Name: Nancy Whetstine
Age: 36
Birth Year: abt 1844
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1880: Utica, Winona, Minnesota
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: David Whetstine
Father's Birthplace: Maryland
Mother's Birthplace: Maryland
Occupation: Keeping House

David Whetstine 58, OH - farmer
Nancy Whetstine 36, IND - must be a 2nd wife??
Mary Whetstine 26, IND
Daniel Whetstine 24, MN
David Whetstine 20, MN
Silas Whetstine 18, MN
Lydia Whetstine 16, MN
John Whetstine 13, MN

Cem. Record -
Nancy A. Whetstone
Birth: 1825
Death: 1906

Cem. Record -
David Whetstone
Birth: 1821
Death: 1910


Family links:
Spouse:
Nancy A. Whetstone (1825 - 1906)

Burial:
Lewiston Brethren Cemetery
Lewiston
Winona County
Minnesota

Family links:
Spouse:
David Whetstone (1821 - 1910)

Burial:
Lewiston Brethren Cemetery
Lewiston
Winona County, Minnesota


TRY - Find a grave – FREE SITE - volunteer site all states; frequently has headstone pic

DO NOT SEARCH FOR A MARRIED WOMAN USING HER MAIDEN NAME.

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