Facts you should know about the early census records - All census records [1790 – 1840] prior to the 1850 census ONLY listed the head of household; whether male or female.
NO specific age was stated for any family member NO place of birth was stated – city, state, or country NO city, town, or village is stated – only the county; however some census takers listed the township NO street address was stated NO marital status was stated – single, married, widowed, or divorced NO family relationship was stated – brother, sister, cousin, son, daughter, wife, inlaw, etc… NO occupation was stated NO parental birthplaces are stated NO race was stated [but assume “white”]
1850, 1860 & 1870 census records do not show family relationships, marital status or parental birthplaces.
Step children are not enumerated as “step” children Adopted children are not enumerated as “adopted” Grand children are not enumerated as “grand children” Orphaned children were not enumerated as "orphan"
1850 is the 1st census that shows all family members
1880 is the 1st census that shows parental birthplaces +++
1800 - Name: Asaph Parker Township: Granville County: Washington State: New York Free White Males Under 10: 1 Free White Males 26 to 44: 1 Free White Females Under 10 : 3 Free White Females 26 to 44 : 1 Number of Household Members Under 16 : 4 Number of Household Members Over 25 : 2 Number of Household Members: 6
1830 - Name: Asaph Parker [Aaph Parker] Home in 1830: Gainesville, Genesee, New York View Map Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 2 Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2 Total Free White Persons: 3 Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 3
Property Granville, Washington, New York, United StatesRegistered Ear Marks in Granville In the early days, before fences were built and the land cleared, a certain mark was put in the ears of cattle belonging to a person, in order to distinguish his cattle from that of his neighbor. 1796--Asaph Parker
parents [data from another researcher] Ichabod Parker Birth 7 Jan 1748 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Death 14 Jun 1826 in Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana Susannah Cook Birth 13 Apr 1750 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, Death 7 Sep 1791 in Granville, Washington, New York,