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Rachel Howard b. 1829 - Husband?

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Re: Rachel Howard b. 1829 - Husband?

Posted: 1484236384000
Classification: Query
I’m not related to any member of this family.
1940 is the last available census at this time.

NOTE -
There is a 20 yr. gap in the census records [1880 - 1900] as the 1890 census was burned in the 1920's. Add 20 yrs to everyone's 1880 age for the 1900 census.

Census records do not record the “specific locality” of a person’s birth.
Census records only record where a person was born – state or country.
Census records record where a person was living when the census taker came by.

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 +++


Have U tried these -

TRY - Find a grave – free volunteer site all states; frequently has headstone pic
http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/

Try Vital Records – Marriage, Birth & Death – FREE ALL STATES
http://search.labs.familysearch.org/

DO NOT SEARCH FOR A MARRIED WOMAN USING HER MAIDEN NAME.

Have U tried the DAR & SAR web sites???
Daughters of the American Revolution
Sons of the American Revolution

FREE SITES - application form is a virtual family tree.
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