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Re: Alfred B. Soules
Posted by: Ginger (ID *****9914) Date: October 15, 2005 at 12:49:04
In Reply to: Alfred B. Soules by Robert Soules of 266

I am not related, but here is what I found in the census:

Alfred B. Soules' father was Benjamin C. Soules, as per the 1900 and 1910 census of Mills co TX. Alfred B.(Benjamin) Soules was born June 1888 in TX
He must have been raised by a step-mother, Mary F.

To find who Alfred's mother was you would probably need to find a marriage record. She apparently died when he was a baby, perhaps even in childbirth.

Benjamin C. Soules parents were Francis M. (Frank) and Sarah A. Soules. Frank was born Aug 1837 IN and Sarah was born Jan 1841 AR. In 1870 and 1880 they are found in Austin, Travis co TX. In 1900 they are in Mills co TX...next household to son, Ben C. Soules.

1860 Travis co TX, Webberville P.O. pg 251
F.M. Souls 22 farmer IN
S.M. Souls 20 wife IN
N. Strawn 57 widow TN (possibly Sarah's mother??)
W. Strawn 15 TX

1870 Travis co TX, Austin, pg 254B
Frank Soules 33 farmer IN
Sarah 29 wife AR
Ellen 10 TX
Milon (M) 7 TX (that's how it's written)
Francis (M) 5 TX
Benjamin 4 TX
Sarah 3 TX

1880 Travis co TX, pg 38A
Frank Saules 42 IN -- --
Sarah A 39 AR TN TN
Nelson 19 TX
Francis 15 TX
Benjamin 13 TX
Sarah B 11 TX
Caroline 9 TX
Hugh 5 TX
Theodore 1 TX

1900 Mills co TX 2 J-pct pg 179 B
Francis M Soules Aug 1838, 62 IN IN IN md 41 yrs
Sarah A. Jan 1841, 57, AR MS MS 12 children, 10 living
Theadore Oct 1878, 21, TX
Annie Aug 1885, 14, TX

next hshld
Benjamin C. Soulas Jan 1867, 33, TX IN AR md 10 yrs.
Mary F. wife, Sept 1871, 28, TX, 0 children
Benjamin son, June 1888, 11 TX
Albert Garves? adopted son June 1887, 12 TX

1910 Mills co TX
Ben C. Soules 43, m2 19yrs, TX IN AR merchant dry good & groceries
Mary F., wife 38, m1 19yrs, TX AL AL
Alfred B. son, 21, TX
William D Miller, partner

Hope this helps.

Ginger




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