Re: Emma Ackerman Sturges (New Jersey, New York)
In the 1880 census Cornelius and Emma are living at Brooklyn, Kings, New York.Her birth place is given as New York, his as New Jersey.Both daughters were born in New Jersey.Cornelius's occupation is "works on ferry".
Household Gender Age
HeadCornelius B. SturgisM 30
SpouseEmma J. SturgisF 28
ChildEmma C. SturgisF 5
ChildMary R. SturgisF 3
The 1880 census record is here: