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Re: Richardson/Wilson
Posted by: Thomas Kerwin (ID *****3248) Date: February 26, 2012 at 05:44:14
In Reply to: Richardson/Wilson by Frank Fuqua of 53418

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

1930 is the last available census at this time.

1940 census will be released on April 2, 2012. It will take several months to transcribe all the states.

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 +++

Kentucky Marriages, 1802-1850
Spouse 1: Ferguson, Levina
Spouse 2: Wilson, Hedgeman
Marriage Date: 23 Jun 1823
Marriage Location: Kentucky
Bourbon County

MO Cem. record -
Name: Hedgeman Wilson
Birth Date: 08 Jul 1802
Death Date: 10 May 1869
Cemetery: Salt River
Description: Located 1 mile north of Salt River Christian Church, about 3 1/2 milas east of New London, Mo.

family record -
Hedgeman Wilson
Born: 28 Jul 1802, Virginia
Died: 10 May 1869 Ralls, Missouri

he married -
Lavinia Fuqua
Born: 26 Jan 1806 in Montgomery, Kentucky
Died: 3 Feb 1875 in Ralls, Missouri
children -
Alexander Wilson M 14 Apr 1824 in Kentucky, USA
Marilda Wilson F 14 Dec 1827 in Kentucky, USA
Addeline Wilson F 18 Nov 1828 in Ralls, Missouri, USA
George W Wilson M 4 Jul 1831 in Ralls, Missouri, USA
Levina Wilson F 30 Apr 1833 in Ralls, Missouri, USA
Francis Marion Wilson M 31 Aug 1834 in Ralls, Missouri, USA
Eveline Wilson F 12 Mar 1836 in Ralls, Missouri, USA
Henry C Wilson M 27 Jan 1838 in Saverton Ralls, Missouri, USA
Elizabeth Wilson F 14 Feb 1840 in Ralls, Missouri, USA
Harrison Wilson M 22 Nov 1841 in Ralls, Missouri, USA
John Wilson M 2 Aug 1846 in Ralls, Missouri, USA
William Wilson M 14 May 1848 in Ralls, Missouri,

1850, 1860 & 1870 census records do not show family relationships, marital status or parental birthplaces.
1860 - Hedge Wilson is not listed in MO
Name: Hagman Wilson [note spelling]
Age in 1860: 57
Birth Year: abt 1803
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1860: Clay, Ralls, Missouri
Gender: Male
Post Office: Hydesburg

Hagman Wilson 57, KY - farmer
Lavina Wilson 54, KY
Marilda Wilson 32, MO
George W Wilson 30, MO
Evaline Wilson 25, MO
Henry C Wilson 22, MO
Elizabeth Wilson 20, MO
John Wilson 13, MO
William Wilson 11, MO

Missouri Death Records
Death certificates for Missouri 1910-1960 deaths can be downloaded and printed out for FREE, at this site:

- - Birth & Death records for Missouri began in 1910 - -

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

Try Vital Records – Birth, Marriage, & Death – FREE ALL STATES

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