Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Douglas King Family - Madison County, Indiana

Today I sourced the census records for the Douglas King family in the 1900, 1910 and 1920 census of Monroe Twp., Madison Co., IN. Douglas and family lived in the village of Orestes. Douglas was the brother of my maternal great-grandmother, Ellen King.

Douglas' name was spelled in a variety of ways : Dugless and Dug being the best examples. Douglas' occupation was that of a glass worker, and apparently Orestes had a glass factory at one time. He was able to own his own home free of any mortgage, according to the 1920 census, and could read and write. By 1910, wife Amanda was the mother of 11 children, 8 of whom were still living.

Children of Suman Douglas and Amanda Louisa (Fox) King :
i. Edward King b. 1879 Madison Co., IN., d. before 1881 Madison Co., IN.
ii. Edward King b. August 1881 Madison Co., IN., d. after 1900 census
iii. Mary Elizabeth King b. 1883 Madison Co., IN., d. before 1900 census
iv. Edna Florence King b. June 28, 1884 Madison Co. , d. after 1900 census
v. Mark King b. January 1885 Madison Co., IN., d. after 1900 census
vi. George Roscoe King b. June 1889 Madison Co., IN., d. after 1900 census
vii. Waldo Emerson King b. August 1892 Madison Co., IN., d. after 1910 census
viii. Hazel King b. November 1897 Madison Co., IN., d. after 1910 census
ix. Fred King b. March 16, 1903 Madison Co., IN., d. after 1930 census, m. Nellie ________
x. Margaret King b. ca. 1913 Madison Co., IN, d. after 1920 census
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