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

William Langford (b. 1833, IN, s/o ?, m. Milly), of Hamilton and Harrison Counties, Indiana

NAME: Spelled “Lankfort” in the 1880 Census (see below).

RELATED TO MY ANCESTORS, WALKER AND SON FIELDING LANGFORD? I feel this William is connected to my Langfords who were in Indiana, but do not find the connection. –shb 27 Sep 2006

1860 CENSUS–“WILLIAM LANGFORD” IS AGE TWENTY-SEVEN, A FARMER, BORN IN INDIANA, LIVING WITH WIFE “MILY” AND TWO CHILDREN, IN CLAY TOWNSHIP, HARRISON COUNTY, INDIANA. HeritageQuest on-line image, accessed 27 Sep 2006, by shb, via Provo, Utah Public Library:

Clay Township, Harrison County, Indiana
Series M653, Roll 263, Page 394
Taken 16 July 1860

1246/1246 Caleb Clark family.

1247/1247 William Langford 27M Farmer 3000 475 Indiana
Mily 23F Indiana
Allen W. 3M Indiana
Thomas 10/12 M Indiana
John J. Harris 22M 300 20 Indiana
Caroline Harirs 14F Indiana –shb 27 Sep 2006

1870 CENSUS–“WILLIAM R. LANKFORD” IS AGE THIRTY-SEVEN, A FARMER, BORN IN INDIANA, LIVING WITH WIFE “MILA” AND TWO CHILDREN, IN WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, HAMILTON COUNTY, INDIANA. HeritageQuest on-line image, accessed 27 Sep 2006, by shb, via Provo, Utah Public Library:

Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana
Series M593, Roll 319, Page 204
Taken 4 Aug 1870

407/394 Gray, Eli (age 52) and family, of North Carolina.

408/396 Lankford, William R. 37 MW Farmer 3200 290 Indiana
, Mila 30 FW Keeping house Indiana
, Thomas 11 MW Indiana
, Cynthia A. 8/12 FW Indiana

[Note: Where is son Allen W., who should have been about age thirteen?–shb]

409/396 Kelkin [?] Charles C., family, of North Carolina. –shb 27 Sep 2006

1880 CENSUS–“WILLIAM LANKFORT” IS AGE FORTY-NINE, A FARMER, BORN IN INDIANA, FATHER BORN IN KENTUCKY, MOTHER BORN IN INDIANA, LIVING WITH WIFE “MILY,” SON “THOMAS C.” AND “JOSEPH HOOVER,” AGE FOUR.” LDS Transcription, as posted on FamilySearch.org, accessed 17 Mar 2006, by shb:

“Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father’s Birthplace Mother’s Birthplace
William LANKFORT Self M Male W 49 IN Farmer KY IN
Mily LANKFORT Wife M Female W 45 IN Keeping House AL —
Thomas C. LANKFORT Son S Male W 20 IN Farm Laborer IN IN
Joseph HOOVER Other S Male W 4 KS NC NC

“Source Information:
Census Place Adams, Hamilton, Indiana
Family History Library Film 1254281
NA Film Number T9-0281
Page Number 345A” –shb 17 Mar 2006

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September 27, 2006 - Posted by | Genealogy, Indiana Langfords

1 Comment »

  1. Scottish Canadian langford…I have a brother in Prestwick William Langford My uncle was William Walace Langford and my grandfather I live in Winnipeg canada now

    Comment by alex langford | December 5, 2006 | Reply


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