Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Daniel King Family - Madison Co., IN

Today I sourced the census records of the Daniel King family in the 1860 & 1870 census of Monroe Twp., Madison Co., IN. Daniel is my maternal 3rd great-grandfather.

In both records, Daniel is a farmer, with real estate valued at $4000 in 1860 and $14,500 in 1870, with a personal estate worth $1375 in 1860 and $6031 by 1870. His birthplace is listed as Indiana in 1860 and Ohio in 1870. His birthplace is given on his son David's 1900 census record as Maryland and in 1910 as North Carolina. Obviously, the fact that Daniel died so young (1876), many of his children were not sure just where their father was born.

Children of Daniel and Elizabeth (Shaw) King are as follows :
i. Mary Jane King b. December 8, 1849 Madison Co., IN., d. April 4, 1935 Madison Co., IN., m. Leroy Young, m(2) ________ Hicks
ii. Henrietta King b. April 16, 1851 Madison Co., IN., d. May 3, 1851 Madison Co., IN.
iii. Arvilla Samantha King b. April 1852 Madison Co., IN., d. after 1860 census
iv. David King b. December 4, 1854 Madison Co., IN., d. November 1, 1914 Madison Co., IN., m. Litha Ann Trumilis D'Amsel May
v. Eliza Margaret King b. November 22, 1857 Madison Co., IN, d. August 18, 1889 Madison Co., IN, m. James H. Dwiggins
vi. Suman Douglas King b. May 20, 1861 Madison Co., IN., d. January 9, 1950 Madison Co., IN., m. Amanda Louise Fox
vii. Sarah Ann King b. January 17, 1864 Madison Co., IN., d. before 1870 census
viii. James Alfred King b. September 10, 1865 Madison Co., IN., d. June 10, 1933 Los Angeles Co., CA. m. Ella Mae Lowery, m(2) Rosie M. Dill
ix. Ellen King b. August 24, 1868 Madison Co., IN., d. December 24, 1913 Madison Co., IN., m. John William Wright
x. Benjamin Zellen King b. October 15, 1871 Madison Co., IN., d. November 30, 1956 Madison Co., IN., m. Elizabeth Ann Schell.

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