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

William Lankford (b. abt. 1807, KY), s/o ?, m. Lucy __, of Washington, Lafayette, Missouri

1860 CENSUS–“WM. LANKFORD” IS AGE FIFTY-TWO, BORN IN KENTUCKY. HE LIVES WITH WIFE LUCY, AGE FORTY-TWO, FIVE CHILDREN, AND MOTHER-IN-LAW [?], “AURORA BURTON,” AGE EIGHTY-FIVE, IN WASHINGTON, LAFAYETTE, MISSOURI. HeritageQuest on-line census image, accessed and transcribed, 13 Feb 2007, by shb, via Provo, Utah Public Library:

Washington Township, Lafayette County, Missouri
Series 653, Roll 628, Page 420
Taken 12 Aug 1860

163/163 Wm Lankford 52M Farmer 6700 2760 Kentucky
Lucy 42F Tennessee
Alvin 19M Missouri
Robt 16M Missouri
Lucy 14F Missouri
Lydia 11F Missouri
Nora 6F Missouri
Aurora Burton 85F Virginia [her name hard to read] –shb 13 Feb 2007

1870 CENSUS–“WILLIAM LANKFORD” IS AGE SIXTY-THREE, A FARMER, BORN IN KENTUCKY. HE LIVES WITH WIFE “LUCY,” AGE FIFTY-THREE, BORN IN TENNESEE, AND THREE CHILDREN, IN WASHINGTON, LAFAYETTE, MISSOURI. HeritageQuest on-line census image, accessed 13 Feb 2007, by shb, via Provo, Utah Public Library:

Washington Township, Lafayette County, Missouri
Series M593, Roll 786, Page 411
Taken 26 Aug 1870

379/376 Burton, Bently B. (age 64), b. KY, wife Martha (58), and children, b. in Missouri [Is this Lucy’s brother?–shb.].

380/377 Lankford, William 63 MW Farmer 5400 1380 Kentucky
, Lucy 53 FW Keeping House Tennessee
, Robert 26 MW At Home Missouri
, Emma 22 FW Missouri
, Nora 16 FW Missouri

381/378 Bailey, Joseph W. (age 38), b. Virginia, and family. –shb 13 Feb 2007

1880 CENSUS–“WILLIAM LANKFORD” IS AGE SEVENTY-THREE, BORN IN KENTUCKY, FATHER BORN IN VIRGINIA, MOTHER BORN IN NORTH CAROLINA. HE LIVES WITH WIFE, LUCY, AGE SIXTY-THREE, AND THREE CHILDREN, IN WASHINGTON, LAFAYETTE, MISSOURI. As posted at FamilySearch.org, accessed 26 Oct 2006, by shb:

“Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father’s Birthplace Mother’s Birthplace
William LANKFORD Self M Male W 73 KY Farmer VA NC
Lucy LANKFORD Wife M Female W 63 TN Kps Hse VA VA
Robert LANKFORD Son S Male W 32 MO Farmer KY TN
Emma LANKFORD Dau S Female W 28 MO Teaching School KY TN
Nora LANKFORD Dau S Female W 24 MO At Home KY TN

“Source Information:
Census Place Washington, Lafayette, Missouri
Family History Library Film 1254697
NA Film Number T9-0697
Page Number 244C
“The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

“© 1999-2005 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.” –shb 26 Oct 2006

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February 13, 2007 - Posted by | Kentucky Langfords, Missouri Langfords

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