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Making Sense of the Census (Fording the Langs, at Present)

Mary Ann Eliza (Cherry) Ottey Lankford (b. abt. 1816, KY, m. Benjamin D. Lankford), of Warren County, Kentucky

PARENTS: “Langford & Lankford Families in Kentucky,” posted on rootsweb.com, information credited to Jerry L. Hare (not his line), names Mary Ann Eliza Cherry’s parents as “William B. Cherry and Francis Taylor.” –shb 4 Apr 2006

1850 CENSUS–“MARY ANN” IS AGE FORTY, BORN IN KENTUCKY, LIVING WITH HUSBAND, “BENJAMIN D. LANKFORD” AND SIX CHILDREN, IN WARREN COUNTY, KENTUCKY. By my calculation, the last four children listed in this census are Mary Ann’s. (See notes of husband, Benjamin D. Lankford, for census detail.) –shb 11 Mar 2006

1860 CENSUS–“MARY LANKFORD” IS AGE FIFTY, LIVING WITH SON BY HER FIRST MARRIAGE, “JAMES OTEY,” AGE TWENTY-THREE, AND FIVE LANKFORD SONS BY HER SECOND MARRIAGE [TO BENJAMIN D. LANKFORD–SHB]. HeritageQuest on-line census image, accessed and transcribed, 18 May 2006, by shb, via Provo, Utah Public Library:

Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky
Series M653, Roll 398, Page 651
Taken 24 July 1860

572/572 Thomas Richards 49 Blacksmith, born in England, and family.

573/573 James Otey 23M Farmer 500 300 Kentucky [Mary’s son by first marriage to James Hobson Ottey–shb.]

Mary Lankford 50F Kentucky

Thomas Lankford 15M Farm Laborer Kentucky

Richard Lankford 14M Kentucky

George Lankford 12M Kentucky

Winfield Lankford 10M Kentucky

Spotswood Lankford 6M Kentucky [Note that purported son Joseph Allen Lankford, b. abt. 1852, so about age eight, is not listed here. Did he die earlier?–shb.]

574/574 Narcissa Morrow 49F Farmer 6000 2000 Kentucky and family. –shb 18 May 2006

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May 18, 2006 - Posted by | Genealogy, Kentucky Langfords

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