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Re: Still looking for Edward Roy Chandler,Katherine "Mitchell" Chandler
Posted by: Joan E. Rambo (ID *****8863) Date: September 06, 2004 at 20:22:04
In Reply to: Still looking for Edward Roy Chandler,Katherine "Mitchell" Chandler by Glenda Chandler of 65481

1920 census Wichita Co, TX; 1207 Mill St, Wichita Falls:

Chandler, Edward R., h, 33, md, b TX, TX, TX
" Katherine, w, 32, md, b AL, AL, AL
" Leona, d, 1 ?/12, b TX
Mitchell, Dempsey, fth-in-law, 63, md, b AL, TN, AS\L
" _______, mth-in-law, 60, md, b AL, NC, AL
[Edward is an electrician with E____ Light Co.]

1880 census Marcomville, Tuscaloosa Co, AL:

Category: Name; Relationship to head of household; Marital Status; Gender; Race; Age; Birthplace; Occupation; Father's Birthplace; Mother's Birthplace.

Demptsy MITCHELL Self M Male W 24 AL Farmer SC SC
Pomelia MITCHELL Wife M Female W 21 AL Housekeeper SC AL
Alma MITCHELL Dau S Female W 6M AL AL AL
[Spelling as shown on FamilySearch site]

1900 census Chickasaw Co, Indian Terr:

Mitchell, Demsey(sic), h, b May 1856, 44, M 22 yrs, b AL, KY, KY
" Permelia, w, b Jun 1859, 40 M 22 yrs, 11 ch, 11 lvg, b AL, CA, AL
" Anthony, s, b Nov 1892, 17, b AL
" Virgil, s, b Nov 1884, 15, b AL
" Catherine, d, b Apr 1887, 13, b AL
" Maggie, d, b Mch, 1889, 11, b AL
" William, s, b Feb 1891, 9, b AL
" Susie, d, b Mch, 1893, 7, b AL
" Elizabeth, d, b Feb 1895, 5, b TX
" Demsey, s, b Apr 1896, 4, b TX
" Francis, s, b Jun 1899, 11/12, b TX

1910 census Caldwell Co, TX:

Mitchell, Demps G., h, 53, M(1) 30 yrs, b AL, AL, AL
" Emelia, F., w, 50, M(1) 30 yrs, 12 ch, 10 lvg, b AL, SC, AL
" S____, d, 17, b TX (Begins with "S" probably Susie)
" Elisebeth(sic), d, 15, b TX
" Francis, s, 10, b TX
Phipps, Willie, hired man, 51 widow, b TN, TN, TN

1920 census is listed first. By 1930 Dempsey and Permelia no longer listed. Maybe they are buried in Eastland also.

1930 census Eastland Co, TX, 108 N. Dixie, Eastland:

Chandler, Edward R., h, 49, m @ 32 yrs of age, b TX, GA, TX
" Catherine, w, 38, m @ 21 yrs of age, b AL, AL, AL
" Leona, d, 13, b TX
" Edward F., s, 10, b TX
" Rena W., d, 7, b TX
" Roy D., s, 1 1/12, b TX
Webb, John, lodger, 52, b TX, TX, TX

Check out Eastland Co, TX GenWeb site. Under births for 1929 you will find birth of the above Roy D.(Don).

Under books, on that site, click on volunteer lookups. Two volunteers listed, that offer to do several types of lookups.

Check out what else they may have on their site, too.

Here is a "possible" match for family of Dempsey. 1860 census Tuscaloosa Co, AL:

Mitchell, Wm H., 49, b KY - farmer, land 1500/personal 2080
" Nancy, 48, b SC
" Mary, 24, b AL
" Henry E., 22, b AL
" John D.P., 18, b AL
" Jerussa, 16, b AL (female)
" David P.P., 13, b AL
" Ellen A., 11, b AL
" William H., Jr., 9, b AL
" Isaac J., 7, b AL
" Danl D., 5, b AL
" D_____ G., 4, b AL (male)
" Dormelia E.W., 1, b AL
[I could not read given name for 4 yr old male, but it did begin with a "D" and middle initial was clear, too -- "G". This very well could be Dempsey G. Wm (Sr.) has land, I would check land and probate records, see if Dempsey shows up as an heir.]

This could be the same Wm & Nancy 1880 census Hughes, Tuscaloosa Co, AL:

William MITCHELL Self M Male W 70 KY Farmer SC SC
Nancy MITCHELL Wife M Female W 67 AL Keeping House KY SC
Fennia E. MITCHELL Dau S Female W 21 AL At Home KY SC

It would help if they could be found on the 1870 census, but I could not find them. Some pages for the 1870 census are very hard to read, and indexers may have missed them.

Happy Hunting (^_^)










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