[APG Public List] Help reading 1880 census

Jean R. Legried jraeleg at charter.net
Sat Sep 26 07:57:03 MDT 2009


Are these actually the children of George and 
Annie? According to the ages given, Annie would 
have been only 13 when Mary was born.

Jean


At 05:42 AM 9/26/2009, Liv Marit Haakenstad wrote:
>Hi,
>George A. PENCE - born in Maryland, and father and mother born in Maryland
>Annie D. PENCE - born in New York, parents born in Mass.
>But the kids are also listed with parents born in Mass., so that doesn't
>make sense!
>
>Best regards,
>Liv Marit Haakenstad, Norway
>
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>The 1880 census has this familiy:
>
>Census Place: Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania George A. PENCE Self M M W 38
>MD
>  Occ: C. Mill Fa: MD Mo: MD
>Annie D. PENCE Wife F M W 28 NY
>  Occ: Keeping House Fa: MA Mo: MA
>Mary D. PENCE Dau F S W 15 MD
>  Occ: Home Fa: MA Mo: MA
>George A. PENCE Son M S W 8 PA
>  Occ: School Fa: MA Mo: MA
>William W. PENCE Son M S W 7 PA
>  Occ: School Fa: MA Mo: MA
>
>I have looked at the image at Ancestry.com, but my old eyes can't read it.
>Can someone check the places of birth for me - the children show parents
>born in Massachusetts in the above index, but the parents are shown as born
>in Maryland and New York. Does the original really have Mass. as the birth
>place of the parents?
>
>Please reply only to me. Thaks.
>
>Richard Pence




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