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Micajah Moore 1820 Census Vernon Twp

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Re: Micajah Moore 1820 Census Vernon Twp

Posted: 1 Jun 2013 8:40AM GMT
Classification: Query

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


1940 is the last available census at this time.

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

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



data from another researcher -
Name: Rutha CABINESS
Sex: F
Birth: 1796 in Mecklenburg, VA
Death: 1850 in Yazoo, Neshoba Co, Miss
Note: Moved to Kentucky with her Father, William Cabaniss, when he moved to Kentucky from Virginia. The State of Alabama Tuskaloosa County To any Judge Minister or Justice lawfully authorized to Celebrate the rites of Matrimony Greeting These are to authorize you to solemnize the rites of matrimony between Joseph Barrett and Rutha Moore of said County agreeable to the Statutes in Such case provided Witness Henry T. Anthony Esq clerk of the County Court of said county at office Sixth day of November 1926 Test Henry T. Anthony Clerk CC Issued day of 182 I certify that on the sixth day of November AD 1826 I did solemnize the rites of Matrimony between the persons in the above license named Given under my hand and Seal the 8th Novr 1826 Levin Powell {Seal} Justice of the Peace

Father: William CABINESS Sr. b: 1770 in Mecklenburg, Nottoway Co., VA
Mother: ? ?

Marriage 1 Joseph BARRETT Sr. b: 1784 in Greenville Dist, SC
Married: Nov 06 1826 in Tuscaloosa, AL
Children
Elisha BARRETT
(?) BARRETT b.1827 b: 1827 in Tuscaloosa, AL
David Hamilton BARRETT b: Mar 13 1829 in Tuscaloosa, AL
John Napoleon BARRETT b: Jul 26 1831 in Tuscloosa, AL
Reuben Gatlin BARRETT Sr. b: Jul 03 1833 in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, AL
Benjamin T. A. BARRETT b: Jul 03 1836 in AL

Marriage 2 Micajah MOORE b: in KY [his father - Father: Mingo NITTAKECHI b: in KY]
Children
William M. MOORE b: 1822 in TN
Rutha MOORE b: 1816 in TN

NOTE - it's important to know that Indians had no written language so most likely they guessed their DOB's.

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ellisann1 18 Mar 2011 4:46PM GMT 
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