23 July 2017

Census Sunday #27

This week's page is from the 1880 US Census for Glenwood township, Winneshiek county, Iowa on page16. (full image)

On this page, I'm descended from family #129, Hans and Sila HENRICKSON. Hans is cited as a 65 year old farmer from Norway. His wife Sila is cited as a 52 year old woman from Norway. The census page cites that they had 4 sons with them at home - Henry (17), Martin (15), Benjamin (12), and Helmer (7).  All are cited as being born in Iowa. In the same family group, it also has Inga AGNESSON? aged 77. She's cited as living in a different dwelling and her relationship to Hans is cited as "supported." Inga is also cited as being widowed, insane, and born in Norway.

The other families on this page are:

  • Family 119 (from previous page): Helene STROWSTAD?
  • Family 120: Andrew EGGE and his wife Mary
  • Family 121: Nels ASCHUN and his wife Anne
  • Family 122: Ole PETERSON along with his wife Berth and daughter Carrie
  • Family 123: ? HALVORSEN along with his wife Martha, 2 sons (Bard and Andreus), and 2 daughters (S? and Maria)
  • Family 124: Bard HALVORSON and his wife Synneva
  • Family 125: Ole ANDCOSEN along with his wife Anne, 3 sons (Albert, Theodore, and Ole), and 1 daughter (Bertha)
  • Family 126: Ole NELSON along with his wife Britha, 2 daughters (Caroline and Oline), and 1 son (Nels)
  • Family 127: Ole J. ROZ along with his wife Bertha and 3 sons (Claus, Henry, and Martin)
  • Family 128: Nels TORTENSON along with his wife Martha, 2 daughters (Petra and Emma), and 3 sons (Olai?, John, and Otto)
  • Family 130: Chisetis along with her son Tombias, stepdaughter Sivi?, and a teacher Mavis ERICSEN

16 July 2017

Census Sunday #26

This weeks's image is from the 1870 US Census for Glenwood township, Winneshiek county, Iowa on page 10. (full image)

I'm related to family # 64 on this page, Hans and Celia HENDRICKSON. Hans is cited as a 50 year old farmer who owns $5000 worth of real estate and had a personal estate worth $1500. He is also cited as being born in Norway. His wife Celia is cited as being 40, keeping house, and born in Norway. Their children at the time were Sinne (15), Helen (10), Henry (9), John (6), and Benjamin (2). Sinne and Helen are cited as attending school. Also with the family is Holver ARNESON, a 20 year old farm laborer who was born in Norway.

Other families on this page are:

  • Family 63: Theodora (3) & Gunelda (1) ANDERSON (continued from previous page)
  • Family 65: Ole NELSON (35) along with Betsy (49), Anna (18), Mary (15), Betsy (11), Caroline (9), Nels (7), and Olina (5)
  • Family 66: Nels TORTENSON (50), Bertha (35), Toleda (15), Patrina E (10) Aba (5/12), Ole N (6), Martin (4), and Eric (26)
  • Family 67: Ellring THOMSON (62) along with Christie (52), Caroline (17), Eric (14), Christina (12), Betsy (10), and Thomras (7)
  • Family 68: Christian OLESON (42) along with Pernilla (44), Jane M. (14), Olene (13), John (11), Betsy (10), and Clalis (8)