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Ancestry has transcribed Calumet Co. residents as Japanese

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Ancestry has transcribed Calumet Co. residents as Japanese

Posted: 22 Jul 2012 12:01PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Sampson, Fowler
I just started looking into my cousins' ancestors named Sampson and Fowler. Ancestry.com's 1870 census for Brothertown has a number of pages where the handwritten letter in Column 6, "Color," has been interpreted as a "J" for Japanese, when it was actually an "I" for Indian. (Actually, it looks more like an F or even a 7!)
Not sure how many pages had this enumerator's quirky letter I, but too many for me to correct, one by one. Does anybody know the best way to approach Ancestry, about changing these transcriptions from Japanese to Indian /Native American?

Thanks!
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
BGlassel5232 22 Jul 2012 6:01PM GMT 
daciodan 22 Jul 2012 6:59PM GMT 
Judean Wise 21 Sep 2012 6:58PM GMT 
BGlassel5232 20 Oct 2012 7:25PM GMT 
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