Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 Name: Charles Tell Name: Jane Tell(her name must have been Elizabeth Jane) Name: Wm Tell Name: Geo B Tell Name: Joseph Tell Name: Edward Tell Census Date: 1 Mar 1875 Residence County: Howard Residence State: Kansas Locality: Longton Family Number: 8 Gender: Male Estimated birth year: abt 1860 Race: White Line: 35 Roll: ks1875_8
1880 United States Federal Census Name: William W. Tell Home in 1880: Longton, Elk, Kansas Age: 20 Estimated birth year: abt 1860 Birthplace: Canada Relation to head-of-household: Son Father's name: Charles W. Father's birthplace: Canada Mother's name: Lizzie J. Mother's birthplace: Canada Occupation: Farm Hand
Household Members: Charles W. Tell 53 Lizzie J. Tell 41 William W. Tell 20 George B. Tell 18 Joseph E. Tell 15 Edwin E. Tell 13
all of the children were born in Canada so they had to come to the US after 1867. They first show up in Kansas in 1875, these census are taken evey 10 years so they must have moved from Kansas after 1880 but before 1885.
1900 United States Federal Census Name: Charles W Tell Home in 1900: Township 20, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory Age: 74 Estimated birth year: abt 1826 Birthplace: Canada English Relationship to head-of-house: Father Spouse's name: Elisabeth J
Household Members: Edward L Tell 33born Oct 1866 Emma Tell 26born Jan 1874 Victoria M Tell 3born Jan 1897 George B Tell 1born May 1899 Charles W Tell 74born Nov 1825 Elisabeth J Tell 61 born Sep 1838
Charles and Elizabeth were living with his son Edward in 1900 they were married for 41 years; they had 4 children all living and were in the same area as William and Sarah.
Charles and Elizabeth must have died prior to 1910 becasue they do not show up in future census'.