I also found that same Able in Jasper Co, TX on the 1880 census, thoughtyou might like to look at names of other family members, see if anything rings a bell.
1880 census Jasper Co, TX:
Category: Name;Relationship to head of household; Marital Status; Gender; Race; Age; Birthplace; Occupation; Father's Birthplace; Mother's Birthplace.
Able RICHARDSONSelfMMaleW29TXFarmerGATN Eliza RICHARDSONWifeMFemaleW33ALKeeping HouseTNKY Amos V. RICHARDSONSonSMaleW8TXTXAL Abbie A.DauSFemaleW4TXTXAL CarrolSonSMaleW2TXTXAL AmosBrotherWMaleW26TXWorks At TiesTNGA
1880 census Hardin Co, TX:
J. J. W. ADAMSSelfMMaleW50LAFarmer------ Sophia ADAMSWifeMFemaleW28HANOVERKeeps HouseHANHAN Catherine L. ADAMSDauSFemaleW14TXHomeLAHAN Henry H. ADAMSSonSMaleW11LAHomeLAHAN Mary L. ADAMSDauSFemaleW10TXHomeLAHAN Hiram A. ADAMSSonSMaleW7TXLAHAN Joseph D. ADAMSSonSMaleW4TXLAHAN
I do not see young Joseph in Jasper Co, TX census 1900 thru 1930.In 1900 there is Joseph, wife Lora[sic], two sons in Johnson Co, TX.Is that your Joseph?