Saturday, February 03, 2007

Mary Hicks household - 1900 Madison Co., IN

Today I sourced the Mary Hicks household in the 1900 census of Madison Co., IN in the town of Orestes. Mary Jane King was my 2nd-great grandaunt, the daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (Shaw) King.

Mary Jane was the widow of Leroy Young, and had apparently married to someone named Hicks between 1893 when Leroy died and the 1900 census. Mary was listed as the head of household in the 1900 census, living next door to her son Daniel Young, as well as other relatives (King, Etchison, etc.). Mary was the mother of 3 children with only 2 living by the 1900 census.

Mary Jane KING b. December 8, 1849 (or May 1849) Orestes, Madison Co., IN, d. April 4, 1935 Orestes, Madison Co., IN, m(1) February 8, 1871 Leroy YOUNG, son of William and Jane (________) YOUNG; m(2) _____ HICKS between 1893-1900. Leroy YOUNG b. November 14, 1843 Indiana, d. March 26, 1893 Orestes, Madison Co., IN.

Children of Leroy and Mary Jane (King) Young are as follows :
i. Daniel Robert Young b. July 1, 1872 Orestes, d. February 20, 1947 Orestes, m. Gertrude Johnson
ii. Samuel D. Young b. March 1878, d. 1954, m. Lulu M. Vinson
iii. ______ Young b. & d. unknown (lists 3 children on 1900 census)

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