You will not find Emily Wilson enumerated with her parents in the early census records and these statements explain why.BY 1850 which is the 1st census to show all family members Emily will be abt. 36.
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 parental birthplaces and family relationships +++
Indiana marriage record - Last Name: WILSON First Name: EMILY Spouse- Last Name: BICKLE Spouse- First Name: TOBIAS County: Wayne Date: 4-14-1833
marriage record - Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 Name: Emily Bickel Spouse Name: John Castor Marriage Date: Oct 1858 Marriage County: Henry
1840 - Name: Tobias Bickle Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Liberty, Henry, Indiana Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1 Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2 Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1 Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1 Free White Persons - Under 20: 6 Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1 Total Free White Persons: 7 Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7
Emely Bickel 35, KY - appears to be a widow Orinda Bickel 18, IND Samuel Bickel 16, IND Humphrey Bickel 14, IND Mary Ellen Bickel 12, IND Sally Bickel 10, IND Wm Henry 8, IND - unknown relationship Susanna Henry 6, IND - unknown relationship Tobias Henry 3, IND - unknown relationship
1860, 1870 - Emily Castor is not listed
1880 - Name: Emily Castor Age: 64 Birth Year: abt 1816 Birthplace: Kentucky Home in 1880: Hagerstown, Wayne, Indiana Race: White Gender: Female Relation to Head of House: Wife Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: John Castor Father's Birthplace: Kentucky Mother's Birthplace: Maryland Occupation: Keeping House
John Castor 75, KY - retired farmer Emily Castor 64, KY - Tobias Bickle 34, IND - s/son, blind 
Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920 Name: Tobias Bickle[son] Date: 28 May 1882 Location: Hagerstown Age: 35 Yr Gender: Male Race: White
U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 Name: Tobias Bickle [father] Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Indiana Regiment Name: 147 Indiana Infantry. Regiment Name Expanded: 147th Regiment, Indiana Infantry Company: E Rank In: Private Rank In Expanded: Private Rank Out: Private Rank Out Expanded: Private
Emily Bickle Birth 28 Dec 1813 in Tennessee Death - her 2nd marriage was to - Date - 15 Jun 1858 Location - Henry co., Indiana to JOHN CUSTER