Donald RANSOM, b c1918, lives with his parents in 1930 Jaytown, Essex, NY next door to Harry, Thomas and Eugenia BULL.
Halsey & Effie RANSOM, 38, married 20 yrs,
John E 17, Thomas 14, Donald 12 and Laura 3+
All born in NY.
It appears Donald was born in Feb 1918, from the 1920 census, same place [no BULLS], where Ervin J is 7, William T is 4, and Donald is 1+11/12.
SSDI shows DONALD RANSOM, b 24 Feb 1918, d Jan 1974, LKA Willsboro, Essex, NY, SSN=091-18-3912
Ruth is also listed [see post-em]. Interestingly, I found them buried elsewhere, in Memorial cemetery, Willsboro NY.
Halsey RANSOM 18, shows up in 1910 Essex, Jay twp, as the son of farmer Edward/Edmund 48 married 21 yrs to Hattie 45, with brother Walter 20. The other 4 children are dead. Edmund claims his fa b VT, mother NY.
In 1900 Essex, N Elba twp, "Edmund" is known as Delbert, b Jan 1863 NY NY NY, married 11 years to Hattie b Jan 1865 NY NY NY. Halsey and Walter are the only children, with 3 prior deaths. Halsey b Jun? 1891? NY.
SSDI: HALSEY RANSOM, b 09 Jun 1891, d Apr 1969, LKA Plattsburgh, Clinton, NY, SSN=119-14-9590
EFFIE RANSOM, b 3 May 1891, d Mar 1984, same LKA, SSN=076-18-7044
In 1880, "Adelbert" was 18, a laborer living with the BALDWINS in
Jay, Essex, NY. Mr B was b VT.http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/census/household_reco...
A/Delbert/Edmund's parents are living in: [ta DAH!] Au Sable Forks, Essex, New York
In 1870 Westport, Essex NY, "Edmond" is 7 NY, living with 2 sisters and parents Christopher 52 VT & Lucy 35 NY RANSOM.
In 1860, Christopher 42 VT and Lucy Jane 25 VT have 2 daughters [Almina? & Sis 2) in Keene, Essex NY.
I didn't quickly and easily find Christopher in the 1850, so I'll stop and let someone else track him down!
Mike RANSOM [no relation]