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Re: 1870 and 1880 census
Posted by: Mike Curtis Date: August 08, 2001 at 13:29:25
In Reply to: 1870 and 1880 census by Sonja Bittner of 1334

The only Ami Wood in New York in 1880 according to the LDS 1880 United States Census and National Index is:

Census Place:       Arkwright, Chautauqua, New York
       Source:       FHL Film 1254815 National Archives Film T9-0815 Page 8C
       Relation       Sex       Marr       Race       Age       Birthplace
D.S. WOOD       Self       M       M       W       44       NY
       Occ:       Farmer       Fa: RI       Mo: SCOTLAND
Belle WOOD       Wife       F       M       W       27       NY
       Occ:       Keeping House       Fa: NY       Mo: NY
Ami WOOD       Son       M       S       W       11       NY
                     Fa: NY       Mo: NY
Roy HALL       Other       M       S       W       18       NY
       Occ:       Farm Laborer       Fa: NY       Mo: NY

There is a family living about 50+ households away with a daughter named Ella, but that is the closest one I found:

Census Place:       Arkwright, Chautauqua, New York
       Source:       FHL Film 1254815 National Archives Film T9-0815 Page 6C
       Relation       Sex       Marr       Race       Age       Birthplace
August GLAZIER       Self       M       M       W       64       GERMANY
       Occ:       Farmer       Fa: GERMANY       Mo: GERMANY
Lizie GLAZIER       Wife       F       M       W       60       GERMANY
       Occ:       Keeping House       Fa: GERMANY       Mo: GERMANY
Ella GLAZIER       Dau       F       S       W       12       NY
       Occ:       At Home       Fa: GERMANY       Mo: GERMANY
Charlie GLAZIER       Son       M       S       W       10       NY
                     Fa: GERMANY       Mo: GERMANY
Fred GLAZIER       Son       M       S       W       8       NY
                     Fa: GERMANY       Mo: GERMANY
Lizie GLAZIER       Dau       F       S       W       5       NY
                     Fa: GERMANY       Mo: GERMANY
Carrie GLAZIER       Dau       F       S       W       3       NY
                     Fa: GERMANY       Mo: GERMANY

I think this is probably the listing for your Ervin Merritt:

Census Place:       Ellisburgh, Jefferson, New York
       Source:       FHL Film 1254839 National Archives Film T9-0839 Page 320A
       Relation       Sex       Marr       Race       Age       Birthplace
John MERRITT       Self       M       M       W       34       NY
       Occ:       Laborer       Fa: NY       Mo: NY
Mary C. MERRITT       Wife       F       M       W       22       NY
       Occ:       Keeping House       Fa: NY       Mo: NY
Lena B. MERRITT       Dau       F       S       W       2       NY
                     Fa: NY       Mo: NY
Irving MERRITT       Son       M       S       W       12       NY
                     Fa: NY       Mo: NY

Sorry about the hard-to-read formatting. This is how it looked after I cut and pasted it.

Best regards,
Mike Curtis


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