Re: Jourden or Irish family in Ottowa, MI....please help!
You can find some free censuses online at:http://www.census-online.com/http://www.census-online.com/
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Also (whatever county) Genweb have some censuses. I looked on AncestryPlus and found these to get you started.
1860 Edwards, St. Lawrence Co., NY
Charles Irish, 40 NY farm laborer
Esther 14, Zopher (male) 13, Margaret 11, Almira 8, Delia A. 3, Charles E. 1,all born NY
Quite a few families came from Edwards over to Polkton, Coopersville, etc., Ottawa Co., MI, including my Ives family.
The 1880 census is online at: FamilySearch.org
Charles Irish is 66, widowed and living with James and Esther and family in Polkton, Ottawa Co., MI.