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PIERCY FLOWERS

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Re: PIERCY FLOWERS

Posted: 13 May 2014 9:19AM GMT
Classification: Query
I’m not related to any member of this family.

Check the DAR and SAR web sites.

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"
Immigration date is not recorded

1850 is the 1st census that shows all family members with their birthplaces

1880 is the 1st census that shows parental birthplaces and family relationships +++


ALL information taken from the family tree on ancestry.com -
George Charles Harmon
Birth 11 Dec 1761 in , Rockingham, Virginia, USA
Death 7 May 1847 in , Overton, Tennessee, USA
he married -

Elizabeth Neal
Birth 1769 in Chesster Co, , Virginia, USA
Death 1832 in , Greene, Tennessee,

he then married -

Piercy Flowers
Birth 1800 in , , Virginia, USA
Death 1860
children -
Benjamin Harmon❏

George Harmon❏

Jesse Harmon❏

Margaret Harmon❏

Maryann Harmon❏

Pheby Harmon❏

Delia Hamon1791 – 1850❏

Martha Elizabeth Harmon1791 – 1870❏

Charles Harmon1809 –


1840 census -
Name: Charles Harmen
[Charles Harmon]
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Overton, Tennessee
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade: 1
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 3
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 5
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 5
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Jerald Brown ... 22 Apr 1998 12:00PM GMT 
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