Looking for info on this family. As you can see the name is spelled many ways! 1850 Census for Rapides Parish Louisiana Page 64 Houshold 391: William Barnage 45 Teacher born in Ireland Eliza 23 born in Louisiana Joseph 3 born in Louisiana Oscar E. born in Louisiana
Next door in Household 392 are Eliza's parents James and Rachel Swann and Eliza's siblings.
1860 Census for Alexandria, Rapides Parish Louisiana, Household 742,Page 107-108: William Barnidge age 45 male farmer and school teacher $400 personal property and $350 real estate and born in Ireland, Eliza P. 33 born in LA, Joseph J. 12 born in LA, Oscar E. 10 born in LA, William R. 8 born in LA, Lewis D. 7 born in LA, Dozina P. 5 born in LA, Alargol 3 male born in LA, and Oryma 4/12 female born in LA.
1870 Census for Rapides Parish Louisiana Household 1301: Eliza Barnize 40 Keeping house Born in Mississippi; Joseph Barnize 21 Farm laborer born in Louisiana--all following children born in Louisiana; Oscar Barnize 18 Farm laborer; William Barnize 16 Farm laborer; Quintan Barnize 13 male At home; Dozine Barnize 11 female At home; Alonzo Barnize 8 male At home; Emma Barnize 6 At home; and Ophelia Barnize 4 At home.