1860 Federal Census - Prairie Township

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Transcriber Note: Anything that I absolutely couldn't read, mainly due to handwriting, I put a question mark beside.

1860 Federal Census     Keokuk County, Iowa     June 1, 1860
Page 1     Prairie Township
Dwell. Fam. Last Name First Name Age Sex Profession/Occupation Value of Real Estate Value of Pers. Estate Place of Birth
1 1 Sarstie W H 29 M Farmer 900 300 Ohio  
    Sarstie Mary J 28 F     Ohio  
    Sarstie Allen D 5 M     Iowa  
    Sarstie Calvin H 2 M     Iowa  
2 2 Pim Aarono? 25 M Farmer 800 400 Ohio  
    Pim Ann 24 F     Ohio  
3 3 Johnson John 54 M Farmer    Vermont  
    Johnson Pricilla A 51 F     Vermont  
    Johnson Samuel R 26 M     Vermont  
    Johnson Susan D 20 F     Ohio  
    Johnson Robert 18 M     Ohio  
    Johnson David O 10 M     Ohio  
4 4 Fisher Joseph 25 M Farmer    Ohio  
    Fisher Francis 23 F     Ohio  
    Fisher Arbun? 2 M     Ohio  
    Fisher Francis 1 F     Ohio  
5 5 Athearn? E S 25 M Farmer 1500 300 Indiana  
    Athearn? Lucy A 25 F     Indiana  
    Athearn? Jane A 2 F     Indiana  
    Gray Laura 15 F Domestic    Indiana  
6 6 Bates B. I. 29 M Farmer 2000 400 Ohio  
    Bates Martha 29 F     Ohio  
    Bates Shockley 2 M     Iowa  
    Holloway David 21 M Farm Labour  ? Ohio  
7 7 Stanley Jesse 60 M Farmer 1200 350 Virginia  
    Stanley Abigal 58 F     New York  
    Stanley David 12 M     Ohio  
  8 Dayton James 29 M Carpenter   75 New York  
    Dayton Abigal 24 F     Michigan  
    Dayton Olin 6 M     Illinois  
    Dayton Belice? 4 F     Illinois  
    Dayton Josephine 6/12 F     Illinois  
8 9 Cooper H 25 M   1000 250 Ohio  
    Cooper Abigal 24 F     Ohio  
    Cooper William E 1 M     Iowa  
9 10 Deurgart L ? 39 M Blacksmith 480 200 Baden Germany
    Deurgart Augusta 25 F     Prussia  
    Deurgart William S 10/12 M     Iowa  
10 11 Stanley Jeremiah 45 M Farmer ? 600 Ohio  
    Stanley Martha 45 F     Ohio  
Page 2     Prairie Township
Dwell. Fam. Last Name First Name Age Sex Profession/Occupation Value of Real Estate Value of Pers. Estate Place of Birth
    Stanley John E 17 M     Ohio  
    Stanley Almond 9 M     Ohio  
    Stanley Egan 7 M     Ohio  
    Stanley Willis 5 M     Indiana  
    Presnill? Hannah 24 F E. S. Teacher    Indiana  
11 12 Cope Henry 23 M Farmer 2000 50 Pennsylvania
    Cope Sarah 18 F     Ohio  
12 13 Dean David 32 M Farmer 1000 300 Ohio  
    Dean Ann 42 F     Ohio  
    Dean Joseph 9 M     Ohio  
    Dean Harriet 6 F     Ohio  
    Dean Albert 5 M     Iowa  
    Dean Thomas E.? 2 M     Iowa  
13 14 Coulson B 35 M Farmer 2000 350 Ohio  
    Coulson Lydia 34 F     Ohio  
    Coulson Ellen 11 F     Ohio  
    Coulson Charles 9 M     Ohio  
    Coulson Lindley? 6 M     Iowa  
    Coulson John P 5/12 M     Iowa  
14 15 Santer David 56 M Farmer 1600 385 Pennsylvania
    Santer Jane 49 F     Ohio  
    Santer Mary 20 F     Ohio  
    Santer Margaret 16 F     Ohio  
    Santer Isaac 15 M     Ohio  
    Santer Lorce? 10 M     Ohio  
    Santer Pheba 1 F     Ohio  
    Johns David 50 M Cole Digger    Wales  
    Bonsal Shockley 40 M Farm Labour    Pennsylvania
15 16 Granson? W. D. 36 M Farmer 800 300 Ohio  
    Granson? Mary A 32 F     Virginia  
    Granson? Nathan H 14 M     Ohio  
    Granson? Moses S 11 M     Ohio  
    Granson? Albert R 3 M     Ohio  
16 17 Dean Isaac 31 M Day Labour   300 Ohio  
    Dean Sarah 25 F     Ohio  
    Emmond Mary 40 F   1400   Ohio  
17 18 Emmons C 40 M Farmer 4000 1500 Ohio  
    Emmons Sarah B 38 F     Ohio  
    Emmons Angelino 15 F     Ohio  
    Emmons Josiah 13 M     Ohio  
Page 3 Prairie Township
Dwell. Fam. Last Name First Name Age Sex Profession/Occupation Value of Real Estate Value of Pers. Estate Place of Birth
    Emmons Cassandra 12 F     Ohio  
    Emmons Debora 8 F     Ohio  
    Emmons Thomas 4 M     Ohio  
18 19 Emmons Thomas 78 M Farmer 2500 200 Virginia  
    Young Richard? 72? M? Farm Labour  50 Ohio  
    Young Mary 56 F   1000   Ohio  
    Young Thomus 21 M Farm Labour  80 Ohio  
19   Unoccupied         
20 20 Cooper Evan 58 M Farmer 2000 1000 Pennsylvania
    Cooper Mary 58 F     Ohio  
    Cooper Albert 21 M     Ohio  
    Cooper Ann 18 F     Ohio  
    Cooper Sarah 16 F     Ohio  
    Lipton George 18 M Day Laborer    Ohio  
    Leyman W W 28 M E. S. Teacher    Indiana  
21   Unoccupied         
22 21 Knight John 28 M Farmer 1600 300 Pennsylvania
    Knight Elizabeth 28 F   200   Indiana  
    Bance Martin 23 M Day Laborer    New York  
    Bance Delila 23 F     Illinois  
    Bance Melvin 1 M     Iowa  
23 22 Keatsman August 34 M Farmer 1000 100 Prussia  
    Keatsman Lillian? H 33 F     Prussia  
    Keatsman Willis G 10 M     Prussia  
    Keatsman Henry R 6 M     Iowa  
    Keatsman Robert 1 M     Iowa  
24 23 Penrose C T? 28 M Farmer 1500 100 Ohio  
    Penrose Mary A 28 F     Ohio  
    Penrose Evan 1 F     Iowa  
25 24 Halderman Jacob 47 M Farmer 2000 300 Ohio  
    Halderman Mary 45 F     Ohio  
    Halderman Ellen A 17 F     Ohio  
    Halderman Mary E? 15 F     Ohio  
    Halderman Milton 13 M     Ohio  
    Halderman Newton? 11 M     Ohio  
    Halderman Daniel E? 9 M     Ohio  
    Halderman Adalina? 7 F     Ohio  
    Halderman Jared 5 M     Ohio  
    Halderman Nathan 3 M     Ohio  
    Halderman Jane 2 F     Iowa  
Page 4 Prairie Township
Dwell. Fam. Last Name First Name Age Sex Profession/Occupation Value of Real Estate Value of Pers. Estate Place of Birth
    James Rachel 20 F Domestic    Ohio  
26 25 Bates Joshua 30 M Farmer 1800 300 Ohio  
    Bates Jane A 26 F     Ohio  
    Bates Mary A 2 F     Iowa  
    Brandingham? C 25 M Carpenter 400   Ohio  
27 26 Blanchard J 31 M Farmer 600 400 England  
    Blanchard Harriet 31 F     Ohio  
    Blanchard Mary 7 F     Ohio  
    Blanchard William 5 M     Iowa  
    Blanchard Sarah E? 3 F     Iowa  
    Blanchard Ruth 1 F     Iowa  
    Blanchard Eleanor 73 F     Virginia  
28 27 Blanchard Joseph 58 M Farmer 1500 300 England  
    Blanchard Sarah ? F     England  
29 28 Dobyns John 38 M Farmer 800 400 Pennsylvania
    Dobyns Matilda 23 F     Virginia  
    Dobyns Edward 2 M     Iowa  
30 29 Leeson L H 52 M Farmer 1000 200 England  
    Leeson Margaret 50 F     Ireland  
    Leeson John H 19 M     Pennsylvania
    Leeson George 16 M     Kentucky  
    Leeson Ellen V 12 F     Virginia  
31 30 Strauser J H 36 M Farmer 4000 1600 Switzerland  
    Strauser Catharine 39 F     Switzerland  
    Strauser Samuel 15 M     Ohio  
    Strauser John H 12 M     Ohio  
    Strauser Catharine 11 M     Ohio  
    Strauser Barbra 10 F     Iowa  
    Strauser William 7 M     Iowa  
    Strauser Jacob F 2 M     Iowa  
    Ceager? William 20 M Day Laborer    Prussia  
    Wills Robert 41 M Day Laborer    Ohio  
32   Unoccupied         
33 31 Johnson A. C. 37 M Farmer 6000 400 Ireland  
34 32 Johnson Wiliam 40 M Farmer 5000 400 Ireland  
    Johnson Margaret 25 F     Ireland  
    Johnson John M 1 M     Iowa  
    Johnson Sarah K 63 F     Ireland  
    Page Edward 28 M Farmer 500   Vermont  
35 33 Lucker Page 24 M Farmer 1500 225 Virginia  
Page 5 Prairie Township
Dwell. Fam. Last Name First Name Age Sex Profession/Occupation Value of Real Estate Value of Pers. Estate Place of Birth
    Lucker Rebecca 24 F     Virginia  
    Lucker Elizabeth 5 F     Virginia  
    Lucker John R 4 M     Virginia  
    Lucker Joseph J 2 M     Iowa  
36 34 Peck Harley 60 M Farmer 2500 600 Connecticut
    Peck Amada 55 F     New York  
    Peck Sarah 21 F     Illinois  
    Peck Alasco 15 M     Illinois  
    Peck Ellen 14 F     Illinois  
    Peck Eugene 6 M     Iowa  
    Peck Chester 4 M     Iowa  
    Peck Frances 2 F     Iowa  
    Horton Jane 28 F     New York  
    Horton Jan Bell 6/12 F     Iowa  
37 35 Shepard James 30 M Farmer 250 600 England  
    Shepard Rebecca 28 F     Ohio  
39 36 Coglan Isaac 57? M Farmer 3000 500 Ohio  
    Coglan Sydia 22 F     Ohio  
    Coglan James 18 M     Ohio  
    Coglan Ann 16 F     Ohio  
    Coglan Jane 14 F     Ohio  
    Coglan Isaac 12 M     Ohio  
    Coglan Julia 10 F     Ohio  
    Coglan John 22 M Farm Labour    Ohio  
    Coglan Joseph 8/12         Iowa  
40 37 McBride S 33 M Farmer 800 200 Ohio  
    McBride Susan 29 F     Ohio  
    McBride Rosella 5 F     Iowa  
    McBride Nathan W 3 M     Iowa  
    McBride Robert 1 M     Iowa  
41 38 Baker William 26 M Farmer 400 150 Ohio  
    Baker Mary 20 F     Ohio  
    Baker Mary 2 F     Iowa  
42 39 Baker George 21 M Farmer 600 200 New York  
    Baker Jane 56 F     Pennsylvania
43 40 Sampson J C 58 M Farmer 300 300 New York  
    Sampson Sarah 55 F     Ohio  
    Sampson Isaac 35 M     Illinois  
    Sampson Henry 25 M     Illinois  
Page 6     Prairie Township
Dwell. Fam. Last Name First Name Age Sex Profession/Occupation Value of Real Estate Value of Pers. Estate Place of Birth
    Sampson Abraham 19 M     Iowa  
    Sampson Rachael 17 F     Iowa  
    Sampson Benjamin 12 M     Iowa  
    Sampson William 11 M     Iowa  
    Sampson Sarah 9 F     Iowa  
1860 Federal Census     Keokuk County, Iowa      June 2, 1860
Page 6 (cont.)      Prairie Township
44 41 Hollingsworth Louis 29 M Farmer 1800 500 Ohio  
    Hollingsworth Hannah C 24 F     Ohio  
45 42 Eaton M E 31 M Farmer 1200 300 New York  
    Eaton Sophie 27 F     New York  
   Eaton Hillen? 3 F     Iowa  
   Eaton Harriet 1 F     Iowa  
Concludes Prairie Township
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