I’m not related to any member of this family.
1930 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"
1850 is the 1st census that shows all family members
1880 is the 1st census that shows parental birthplaces +++
Name: Charles Adams
Age in 1860: 17
Birth Year: abt 1843
Home in 1860: Laurel, Kentucky
William Adams 39, KY - farmer; appears to be widowed
Charles Adams 17, KY
James Adams 13, KY
Benjamin Adams 10, KY
Prince A Adams 6, KY
Hannah Adams 5m, KY
Stephen Wood 23, IND - possible s/inlaw
Mary A Wood 19, KY
Name: Charles Adams
Home in 1880: Fairview, Bracken, Kentucky
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Eliza Adams
Father's birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's birthplace: Kentucky
Neighbors: View others on page
Marital Status: Married
Charles Adams 36, KY - farmer
Eliza Adams 42, KY
Burdelia Adams 3, KY
Otis Adams 2, KY
Marcus Mc Clanahan 8, KY listed as "boarder"; unknown relationship
What is your relationship to Charles Adams ????