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Re: Jacob and Fred Klein
Posted by: Thomas Kerwin (ID *****3248) Date: May 09, 2013 at 04:20:15
In Reply to: Jacob and Fred Klein by Coleta Morlock of 61851

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




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 +++



1870 - a strong possibility
Name: Fredrick Klein
Age in 1870: 10
Birth Year: abt 1860
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1870: New York Ward 17 District 22, New York, New York
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: New York City

Jacob Klein 30, Bavaria - cabinet maker
Josephine Klein 30 France
Fredrick Klein 10, NY
Josephine Klein 8, NY

Which census states that his parents were from Koblenz, Germany????????

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