1856 Louisa County, Iowa Census - Morning Sun Township
Printed page # 242, written page #21, Line #5-13, Dwelling # 38, Family #42
Ochiltree, Henry M. - age 47, male, married, 19 years in state, born Virginia, occupation farmer;
Ochiltree, Margaret - age 40, female, married, 18 years in state, born Ohio;
Ochiltree, Thomas - age 14, male, 14 years in state, born Iowa;
Ochiltree, John - age 12, male, 12 years in state, born Iowa;
Ochiltree, Marshall - age 9, male, 9 years in state, born Iowa;
Ochiltree, Henry - age 6, male, 6 years in state, born Iowa;
Ochiltree, Sarah Jane - age 4, female, 4 years in state, born Iowa
Ochiltree, Martha Elizabeth, age 2, female, 2 years in state, born Iowa
Gibson, James, age 30, male, born Ireland, occupation farmer <~~~ don't ask me... apparently he is a farmhand? but living in the household
Brief biographical sketches of families with Louisa County Connections: These are on the web and have been "condensed" from the printed version.I think I found it through Rootsweb.
Ochiltree, Thomas J (p. 493)
Thomas J. Ochiltree was born in Louisa County on 1 June 1842 (differs from the census showing age 14), the son of Henry M. and Margaret Ochiltree.His father was born 9 February 1809,native of Virginia, and hte mother was born 10 October 1815 from South Carolina (census says Ohio).They were married in Ohio 4 January 1838.The father died 5 September 1877 and the mother on 30 October 1887.
Thomas was one of nine children but only two brothers named in the historical account:Marshall and Henry M., lived in Haddam, KS.
Thomas J. Ochiltree married Elizabeth Brown, also a native of Louisa cunty, on 27 June, 1869.She was the daughter of J. C. and Mary J. Brown.
Five children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Ochiltree:Stanley, Jennie m. A. J. Pooley of Chicago, William T. and two who were deceased.
Where is Haddam Kansas anyway?