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

John Lankford (b. abt. 1846, KY), m. Amanda __, of Jennings, Crawford, Indiana

1870 CENSUS–“JOHN LANKFORD” IS AGE TWENTY-FOUR, BORN IN KENTUCKY, LIVING WITH WIFE “AMANDA” AND THEIR SON, “JAMES H.,” IN P.O. LEAVENWORTH, JENNINGS, CRAWFORD, INDIANA. HeritageQuest on-line image, accessed and transcribed, 23 May 2006, by shb:

216/215 Collins, John 35 MW Farmer 600 275 Indiana
, Mary N. [?] 33 FW Keeping House Indiana
, Henry L. 14 MW Indiana [for “Henry Lankford”?]
, Martha E. 10 FW Indiana
, John W. J. 7 MW Indiana
, William D. 4 MW Indiana
, Robert B. [?] 1 MW Indiana

217/216 Lankford, John 24 MW Farmer 400 275 Kentucky
, Amanda 21 FW Keeping House Indiana
, James H. 1 MW Indiana [James Harvey? My ancestor, “James Harvey Langford” was named after his father Fielding’s brother Harvey, who died in the Civil War–could this John have also been a descendant of Fielding’s parents, Walker and Mary/Polly (Warren) Langford? Then there is the Harvey next door–shb]

218/217 Melcome, Harvey 52 Farmer Indiana, wife Frances, 40, and family. –shb 23 May 2006

1880 CENSUS–“JOHN LANKFERD” IS AGE THIRTY-THREE, BORN IN KENTUCKY, A FARMER, WHOSE PARENTS WERE BOTH BORN IN KENTUCKY. HE IS LIVING WITH WIFE “MANDA” AND FIVE CHILDREN, IN UNION, CRAWFORD, INDIANA. LDS Transcription, as posted at FamilySearch.org, accessed 23 May 2006, by shb:

“Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father’s Birthplace Mother’s Birthplace
John LANKFERD Self M Male W 33 KY Farmer KY KY
Manda LANKFERD Wife M Female W 31 IN Keeping House PA IN
James LANKFERD Son S Male W 12 IN Works On Farm KY IN
Charles LANKFERD Son S Male W 10 IN KY IN
Anabelle LANKFERD Dau S Female W 8 IN KY IN
Willis LANKFERD Son S Male W 5 IN KY IN
Volla LANKFERD Son S Male W 2 IN KY IN

“Source Information:
Census Place Union, Crawford, Indiana
Family History Library Film 1254271
NA Film Number T9-0271
Page Number 337A
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

“© 1999-2005 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. English approval: 3/1999” –shb 23 May 2006

1900 CENSUS–“JOHN LANKFORD” IS AGE FIFTY-THREE, BORN FEBRUARY 1847, IN KENTUCKY, FATHER BORN IN KENTUCKY, MOTHER BORN IN INDIANA, LIVING WITH WIFE “ROSA G.” TO WHOM HE HAS BEEN MARRIED FOR TWENTY-FIVE YEARS. SON “CHARLES L. LIVES WITH THEM, AND THEY LIVE NEXT DOOR TO SON “WILLAS LANKFORD,” IN UNION, CRAWFORD, INDIANA. HeritageQuest on-line image, accessed and transcribed by shb, 23 May 2006, via Provo, Utah Public Library:

Union, Crawford, Indiana
Series T623, Rol 365, Page 120
Taken 13 June 1900

154/154 Woolmer, Victor 26, b. Indiana, wife Minnie, 23, m. 5 yrs., and family.

155/155 Lankford, Willas Head WM Sep 1875 24 M2 Indiana Kentucky Indiana
, Kate L. Wife WF Jun 1875 24 M2 1/1 Indiana Indiana Indiana
, Magor R. Son WM Sep 1899 8/12 S Indiana Indiana Indiana

156/156 Lankford, John Head WM Feb 1847 53 M25 Kentucky Kentucky Indiana
, Rosa G. Wife WF May 1848 52 M25 5/[?]Indiana Indiana Indiana
Lankford, Charles L. Son WM Jul 1871 29 S Indiana Indiana Indiana

157/157 Brandenburg, Katy Head WF Mar 1847 [?] 53 wd 7/7 Indiana Germany Germany –shb 23 May 2006

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May 22, 2006 - Posted by | Genealogy, Indiana Langfords

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