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I am looking for the parents of James Dempsey, born about 1822 in Kentucky.
This is what I know:
James was married to Elizabeth Williams, born about 1833 in Kentucky. Elizabeth had a brother William H. Williams born about 1841 in Kentucky.
James Mother's first name is Mary, who was born about 1782 in Pennsylvania.
I have the following records:
1850 United States Federal Census about James Dempsey Name:James Dempsey Age:26 Birth Year:abt 1824 Birthplace:Kentucky Home in 1850:Kenton, Kentucky Gender:Male Family Number:396 Household Members: NameAge Mary Dempsey71 James Dempsey26 John Dempsey12 Ephraim Rich23 Susan Rich9 Fanny Clarke50
1860 United States Federal Census about James Dempsy Name:James Dempsy Age in 1860:38 Birth Year:abt 1822 Birthplace:Kentucky Home in 1860:District 1, Kenton, Kentucky Gender:Male Post Office:Covington Value of real estate:View image Household Members: NameAge James Dempsy38 Elizabeth Dempsy27 Mary B Dempsy7 Sarah J Dempsy5 James P Dempsy3 Ann E Dempsy4/12 Mary Dempsy78 William H Williams19
1870 United States Federal Census about James Dempsey Name:James Dempsey Age in 1870:48 Birth Year:abt 1822 Birthplace:Kentucky Home in 1870:Davis, Davis, Kansas Race:White Gender:Male Post Office:Junction City Value of real estate:View image Household Members: NameAge James Dempsey48 Elisabeth Dempsey39 Mary Bill Dempsey18 Sarah Jane Dempsey16 James P Dempsey13 Anne E Dempsey10 Naomi Dempsey6 Margret Dempsey4 Matilda Dempsey1
Selected U.S. Federal Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880 about James Dempsey Name:James Dempsey Location:Davis, Davis, Kansas Enumeration Date:1 Dec 1870 Schedule Type:Agriculture
Riley County, Kansas Census, 1875 about Dempsey, James Name:Dempsey, James Dwell:33 Family:36 Age:53 Sex:M (Male) Color:W Occupation:Farmer Value Real Est:2000 Val Pers Prop:600 Birth St:KY From:Ky Township/Town:Ashland
Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925 about James Dempsey Name:James Dempsey Census Date:1 Mar 1875 Residence County:Riley Residence State:Kansas Locality:Ashland Birth Location:Kentucky Family Number:36 Gender:Male Estimated Birth Year:abt 1822 Race:White Line:9 Roll:ks1875_17 Household Member(s): NameAge James Dempsey53 E Dempsey43