NEED DOB + birthplace for - josephine "isophin,isophene, saphene"
Need DOB + birthplace for - "frank" marion knight
You wrote - ".. i have james in censuses with a wife(jordinia) but it isn't the childs mom..." WHICH census records = year/state
1880 - Name: James Gardner Age: 43 Birth Year: abt 1837 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Home in 1880: Ioka, Keokuk, Iowa Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Jordina Gardner Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: Blacksmith
James Gardner 43, PA Jordina Gardner 32, IOWA Josephine Gardner 20, IOWA Laura Gardner 17, IOWA Sherman Gardner 15, IOWA John Gardner 13, IOWA Emma Gardner 11, IOWA Harriet Gardner 2, IOWA
NONE of the children belong to Jordina Gardner as the children's mother was born in KY.
NOTE - 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 and family relationships +++
1870 - Name: Jas Gardner Age in 1870: 36 Birth Year: abt 1834 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Home in 1870: Jackson, Keokuk, Iowa Race: White Gender: Male Post Office: Ioka
Jas Gardner 36, PA - farmer Maria Gardner 26, IOWA Josephine Gardner 11, IOWA J Gardner 11, IOWA Laura Gardner 7, IOWA Therma Gardner 4, IOWA Jno Gardner 3, IOWA Emma Gardner 8m, IOWA - Aug. '69, IOWA
1860 - Name: J M Gardner Age in 1860: 27 Birth Year: abt 1833 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Home in 1860: Jackson, Keokuk, Iowa Gender: Male Post Office: Ioka
J M Gardner 27, PA - blacksmith Maine Gardner 22 - KY Corneliss Gardner 3, IOWA
living next to the Gardner's - 1860 - Name: T D Babb Age in 1860: 33 Birth Year: abt 1827 Birthplace: Kentucky Home in 1860: Jackson, Keokuk, Iowa Gender: Male Post Office: Ioka
T D Babb 33, KY - farmer [could be a brother to Maine] Martha Babb 33, IND George R Babb 9, IOWA Celia Babb 6, IOWA Caroline Babb 4, IOWA Ann M Babb 7m, IOWA
marriage record - name: Francis M. Night titles & terms: event: Marriage event date: 20 Jun 1887 event place: Keokuk, Iowa, United States age: 23 estimated birth year: 1864 father: Benj. Night father's titles & terms: mother: Jones mother's titles & terms: spouse: Isophene Gardner Carter spouse's titles & terms: spouse's age: 27 spouse's estimated birth year: 1860 spouse's father: James Gardner spouse's father's titles & terms: spouse's mother: Babe [this is her 1st name & not the LAST NAME]