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Re: John Kindrick in Chickasaw co. MS. 1840
Posted by: Thomas Kerwin (ID *****3248) Date: December 06, 2012 at 10:24:18
In Reply to: John Kindrick in Chickasaw co. MS. 1840 by Nancy Misenheimer of 23472

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

1940 is the last available census at this time.

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 +++



You wrote - "... my great grandmother Margaret J. (Jane?) was born in 1840 Mississippi according to all her census in Arkansas." WHAT is Margaret's last name??????????

WHERE is she in 1850???
WHO is her mother ????????

NEED DOB's + birthplaces + last names for Davis, Thompson, May, Harrison, Williamson


1830, 1840, 1850 - John Kindrick is not living in Chickasaw co. MS.

WHO are your ggparents???
NEED 1st & last names + DOB's + birthplaces.

Need 1st names + DOB's + birthplaces for the Tate family members.


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