Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Shaky Leaves : Daniel Adney 1840 Census Union County Indiana

Found the record of Eileen's maternal 5th-great grandfather, Daniel Adney (1777-1862) in the 1840 census of Union County, Indiana through Ancestry.com's hints.

1840 US Census, Union County, Indiana, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : accessed 20 December 2015); National Archives, Washington, D.C..

Name:Daniel Adney
Home in 1840 (City, County, State):Union, Indiana
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29:3
Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69:1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5:2
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14:1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29:1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39:1
Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69:1
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade:2
Free White Persons - Under 20:3
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49:5
Total Free White Persons:10
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves:10
The record shows a total of ten persons in the household.  Daniel and his wife Anna, had a total of 11 children.  By 1840, most of his children had married and had families of their own.  Likely this household was a multi-generational household.

Daniel (1777-1862) was born in Botetourt County, Virginia.  His wife, Anna Coger (1780-1844) was born in Virginia as well.   Both died in Union County, Indiana; Daniel in 1862 and Anna in 1844.

They were the parents of : Sarah "Sally", Mary "Polly", John, Anna, Daniel, Elizabeth, Rebecca, Jacob, Isaac, Miriam and Catherine Adney.  

If you have additional information or are related to this family, I would love to hear from you.

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