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Cager & Caroline Stultz

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Re: Cager & Caroline Stultz

Posted: 29 Jul 2012 12:03PM GMT
Classification: Query
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 -
Name: Cager Stultz
Age in 1870: 35
Birth Year: abt 1835
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1870: Martinsville, Henry, Virginia
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Post Office: Martinsville

Cager Stultz 35, VA - works on farm
Caroline Stultz 35, VA
Mary J Stultz 14, VA
Susan Stultz 13, VA
Dora Stultz 11, VA
Lovetta Stultz 9, VA
Katy Stultz 7, VA
Agness Stultz 3, VA
Robert Stultz 2/12, VA

I would guess that in 1860 Cager & Caroline were slaves and would not be listed on the regular census records.
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nikkid799 2 Jul 2012 2:56PM GMT 
thomasker2 29 Jul 2012 6:03PM GMT 
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