1930 is the last available and searchable census at this time.MO has not yet been transcribed for 1940.
1940 census has been released but it will take several months before the transcription is completed.
1880 - Name: William R. Prater Age: 38 Birth Year: abt 1842 Birthplace: Illinois Home in 1880: Benton, Douglas, Missouri Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Adaline Prater Father's Birthplace: Tennessee Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky Occupation: Farmer
William R. Prater 38, ILL Adaline Prater 37, MO  Catherine Prater 12, MO Martha Prater 10, MO  Francis Prater 9, MO - dau John A. Prater 5, MO  Sarah Prater 2, MO James Prater 6, MO - listed as "boarder" and not son
1900 - John A. Prater 5, MO  is not listed. William R. Prater 38 [1842, ILL] is not listed.
1850 - Name: David Prater Age: 33 Birth Year: abt 1817 Birthplace: Tennessee Home in 1850: District 62, New Madrid, Missouri Gender: Male
David Prater 33, TN Margarett Prater 26, TN Wm R Prater 9, TN  Sarah T Prater 7, MO Danl Prater 4, KY Mary P Prater 2, MO Wm Harmell 20, TN - unknown relationship.
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