JulieI live in Clinton Co.and was at State of Michigan Library and did a look up on 1880 soundex of Michigan.The following is what I found. Francis S.D.Hamer 29 Bengal twp ClintonCo. Almada29 Rosa8 Bessie3
Austin Hamer4 yrsBengal twp ( Ira I Thornton grandson)
James Hamer26Riley twpClinton Co. Enola18 Baby (Living with Elisher Niles?
I was looking for older James and his wife.Couldnot find them at all.Do you think this is part of your family?If you would want me to I will persue it.I dont know why the elder James wasnt there.Helen