Sherry, Do you know anything about the curiosities found in the 1900 Federal Census about Silas H. Medlock?Silas is enumerated with his second wife, Mary (nee Mayberry) and at the same time Amy Detwiler Medlock (3rd wife) is enumerated a couple of counties over and her martial status is listed as a widow.
1900 United States Federal Census Name: Silas H Medlock Home in 1900: Rolla, Phelps, Missouri Age: 58 Birth Date: Jan 1842 Birthplace: Kentucky Race: White Ethnicity: American Gender: Male Relationship to Head of House: Head Father's Birthplace: Kentucky Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky Spouse's name: Mary M Marriage Year: 1882 Marital Status: Married Years Married: 18 Residence : Rolla City, Phelps, Missouri Household Members: Name Age Silas H Medlock 58 Mary M Medlock 45 Lizzie E Medlock 19 Emma S Medlock 16 Lillie H Medlock 14 Louis H Medlock 9
1900 United States Federal Census Name: Amy A Medlock Home in 1900: Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri Age: 25 Birth Date: Jan 1875 Birthplace: Missouri Race: White Ethnicity: American Gender: Female Relationship to Head of House: Head Father's Birthplace: Missouri Mother's Birthplace: Missouri Mother: number of living children: 1 Mother: How many children: 1 Marital Status: Widowed Residence : Lebanon Township (Excl. Lebanon City), Laclede, Missouri
Household Members: Name Age Amy A Medlock 25 Eva J Medlock 5