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Re: McNevin-Two possible 1870 census
Posted by: Thomas Kerwin (ID *****3248) Date: April 08, 2013 at 11:23:57
In Reply to: McNevin-Two possible 1870 census by Kristen G of 61925

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

Note -
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 +++


Is there a "H" or "h" next to his address in the city directorry? These letters indicate "home address".

1870 -
Name: Lucy Mcnevin
Age in 1870: 55
Birth Year: abt 1815
Birthplace: Ireland
Home in 1870: New York Ward 17 District 12, New York, New York
Race: White
Gender: Female
Post Office: Station D

Wm Mcnevin 20, Ire - porter [1850]
Joseph Mcnevin 17, IRE - office clerk
Charles Mcnevin 14, NY
Olivia Mcnevin 10, NY
Bridget Mcnevin 6, NY
Lucy Mcnevin 55, IRE [aka = Lucinda???????]
Patrick Omeara 38, IRE - painter, unknown relationship
Annie Omeara 27, NY - unknown relationship
Hannah Omeara 10, NY - unknown relationship

Charles, Olivia & Bridget coud be Lucy's children...

source -
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: New York Ward 17 District 12, New York, New York; Roll: M593_998; Page: 490A; Image: 366; Family History Library Film: 552497.

1880 -
Name: William C. Mc Nevins
Age: 25
Birth Year: abt 1855
Birthplace: Ireland
Home in 1880: New York City, New York, New York
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Margaret Mc Nevins
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Occupation: Plumber

William C. Mc Nevins 25, IRE - plumber
Margaret Mc Nevins 24, NY
John H. Mc Nevins 5, NY
Mary A. Mc Nevins 3, NY

1880 - This is not the samw William as in 1870. Each person must age either 9 or 10 years from one census to the next. 1870 census William should be 29/30

New York, Census of Inmates in Almshouses and Poorhouses, 1830-1920
Name: Wm McNevin
Gender: Male
Age: 62
Birth Year: abt 1851
Birth Place:
Admission Date: 25 Feb 1913
Father's Name: John
Father's Birth Place: Ireland
Mother's Name: Lucinda McNamara
Mother's Birth Place: Ireland
wife's name - Bridget McNevin





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