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1860 UNITED STATES FEDERAL CENSUS

RINGGOLD COUNTY, IOWA

NOTE: Spellings have not been corrected and transcribed as best as can be deciphered.

~Athens Township~

SCHEDULE 1. Free Inhabitants in Athens Tp. in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa enumerated by me on the 28 day of June 1860. John A. MILLER, Ass't Marshall. Post Office - Crop [?]

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  • Dwelling #259   EGLY, Christian, age 22, farmer, born in France
    Real Estate $360, Personal Estate $180
    EGLY, Cahtarine, age 19, born in France
    EGLY, Barbra, age 17, born in France

  • Dwelling #260   MERRITT, W. J., age 56, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $360, Personal Estate $180
    MERRITT, Mariah, age 54, born in Ohio
    MERRITT, John R., age 20, farm laborer, born in Ohio
    MERRITT, Margaret E., age 18, house work, born in Ohio, attended school
    MERRITT, Alice A., age 15, house work, born in Ohio, attended school
    MERRITT, William H., age 9, born in Ohio, attending school
    HOOKER, Stephen, age 23, stage driver, born in North Carolina

  • Dwelling #261   MERRITT, Daniel, age 33, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $500, Personal Estate $314
    MERRITT, E. Jane, age 25, born in Ohio
    MERRITT, Wm. R., age 9, born in Ohio, attending school
    MERRITT, Sarah, age 4, born in Iowa
    RICKENBAUGH, Mary, age 65, house work, born in Virginia, cannot read or write

  • Dwelling #262   FOSTER, Andrew, age 37, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $400, Personal Estate $253
    FOSTER, Nancy Z., age 29, born in Ohio
    FOSTER, Marion V., age 9, born in Ohio, attending school
    FOSTER, Marquis L., age 7, born in Ohio, attending school
    FOSTER, America Z., age 2, born in Iowa
    FOSTEER, youngest child, son age 3 months, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #263   COPELAND, William, age 37, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $480, Personal Estate $216
    COPELAND, Ann, age 26, born in Virginia
    COPELAND, Elizabeth, age 7, born in Ohio, attending school
    COPELAND, Jacob L., age 4, born in Iowa
    COPELAND, Perry A., age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #264 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #265 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #266   DWIRE, John, age 34, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $2400, Personal Estate $562
    DWIRE, Elmira, age 30, born in Indiana
    DWIRE, Stephen E., age 11, born in Indiana, attending school
    DWIRE, William L., age 8, born in Iowa, attending school
    DWIRE, Margaret J., age 4, born in Iowa
    DWIRE, John E., age 2, born in Iowa
    DWIRE, youngest child, a son aged 5 months, born in Iowa
    DWIRE, William H., age 23, farmer, born in Indiana

  • Dwelling #267   MOLTEN, Ruben, aged 37, farmer, born in Indiana
    Real Estate $4800, Personal Estate $500
    MOLTEN, Susanna, age 37, born in Indiana
    MOLTEN, Oliver J., age 12, born in Illinois, attending school
    MOLTEN, Garret M., age 4, born in Missouri, attending school
    MOLTEN, Rachel, age 4, born in Iowa
    MOLTON, youngest child, a son aged 1 month, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling 268   SNODGRESS, Arthur E., age 39, farmer, born in Kentucky
    Real Estate $768, Personal Estate $300
    SNODGRESS, Matilda, age 24, born in Indiana
    SNODGRESS, Lewis B., age 18, farmer, born in Indiana [?]
    SNODGRESS, Louisa J., age 16, keeping house, born in Indiana [?]
    SNODGRESS, Ursula M., age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #269   MERRITT, Peter, age 29, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $500 Personal Estate $546
    MERRITT, Manerva J., age 25, born in Ohio
    MERRITT, Martha W., age 8, born in Ohio, attending school

  • Dwelling #270   MYERS, Aaron, age 44, farmer, born in Pennsylvania
    Real Estate $1770 Personal Estate $436
    MYERS, Roda A., age 31, born in Ohio
    [Note: Neither Aaron or Rhoda can read or write.]
    MYERS, Sarah C., age 11, born in Michigan
    MYERS, Cordelia, age 8, born in Iowa
    MYERS, Lousiana, age 6, born in Iowa
    MYERS, Indiana, age 6, born in Iowa
    MYERS, William J., age 4, born in Iowa
    MYERS, Mary, age 3, born in Iowa
    MYERS, Martha J., age 1, born in Iowa
    MOLTEN, Mary E., age 10, born in Illinois, attending school
    MOLTEN, Andrew J., age 8, born in Illinois, attending school

  • Dwelling #271   BECK, Fredrick, age 30, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $1435 Personal Estate $300
    BECK, Catherine, age 30, born in Ohio
    BECK, Charles, age 6, born in Ohio
    BECK, John J., age 4, born in Iowa
    BECK, Mary J., age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #272 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #273   McCRAY, Wm., age 36, farmer, born in Indiana
    Real Estate $1440 Personal Esate $240
    McCRAY, Jane E., age 33, born in North Carolina
    McCRAY, Mary K., age 14, born in Iowa
    McCRAY, Sarah J., age 12, born in Iowa
    McCRAY, Hiram S., age 10, born in Iowa
    McCRAY, Moses, age 8, born in Iowa
    McCRAY, Nancy A., age 6, born in Iowa
    McCRAY, Stephen, age 3, born in Iowa
    McCRAY, Phebe A., age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling 274   McKINLEY, Harvey, age 48, farmer, born in Ohio
    Personal Estate $414
    McKINLEY, Margaret, age 30, born in Ohio
    [Note: Neither Harvey nor Margaret could read or write.]
    McKINLEY, Phillip, age 23, farm laborer, born in Indiana
    McKINLEY, John, age 17, farm laborer, born in Indiana
    McKINLEY, William H., age 15, farm laborer, born in Indiana
    McKINLEY, Eliza J., age 14, born in Indiana, attending school
    McKINLEY, Jas. S., age 9, born in Indiana, attending school
    McKINLEY, Harvey G., age 4, born in Iowa
    McKINLEY, Thos. Y., age 1, born in Iowa
    WOLF, Daniel, age 62, farm laborer, born in Maryland, cannot read or write

  • Dwelling #275   LEWIS, Enoch, age 47, farmer, born in Pennsylvania
    Real Estate $1000 Personal Estate $200
    LEWIS, Caroline, age 38, born in Indiana, cannot read or write
    LEWIS, Mary M., age 18, born in Illinois, attending school
    LEWIS, Charles, age 19, farmer, born in Illinois
    LEWIS, Elsa, age 16, keeping house, born in Illinois
    LEWIS, Clark, age 13, born in Illinois, attending school
    LEWIS, Levi, age 11, born in Illinois, attending school
    LEWIS, Ephraim, age 9, born in Illinois, attending school
    LEWIS, Caroline, age 6, born in Illinois, attending school
    LEWIS, Serena, age 3, born in Iowa
    LEWIS, Nancy, age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #276   HAMILTON, Samuel A., age 25, farmer, born in Ohio
    Personal Estate $310
    HAMILTON, Sarah J., age 24, born in Ohio
    HAMILTON, John O., age 3, born in Iowa
    HAMILTON, Mary E., age 6 months, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #277   GARRISON, Green W., age 46, farmer, born in Indiana
    Real Estate $600 Personal Estate $300
    GARRISON, Margaret, age 42, born in Kentucky, cannot read or write
    GARRISON, John F., age 20, farm hand, born in Indiana
    GARRISON, Elizabeth, age 17, keeping house, born in Indiana
    GARRISON, Mary J, age 15, born in Illinois, attending school
    GLENDENNING, Jeremiah, age 20, farmer, born in Missouri
    GARRISON, Thos. J., age 12, born in Illinois, attending school
    GARRISON, Columbus B., age 10, born in Illinois, attending school
    GARRISON, Eliza E., age 1, born in Iowa
    GERDON [?], Joel, age 27, famrer, born in Kentucky
    GERDON [?], Sallie, age 23, born in Kentucky
    GERDON [?], Ann M., age 3, born in Illinois

  • Dwelling #278 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #279 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #280   SINCO, Henry, age 60, farmer, born in Virginia
    Real Estate $4600 Personal Estate $1000
    SINCO, Jane, age 45, born in Kentucky, cannot read or write
    SINCO, John, age 21, farmer, born in Indiana
    SINCO, Mary E., age 16, born in Indiana, keeping house and attending school
    SINCO, Martha J., age 15, born in Iowa, attending school
    SINCO, Caroline, age 11, born in Iowa, attending school
    SINCO, Charlotte, age 9, born in Iowa, attending school
    SINCO, Margaret A., age 7, born in Iowa, attending school

  • Dwelling #281   HAWKINS, Lewis, age 35, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $800 Personal Estate $480
    HAWKINS, Francis, age 25, born in Ohio
    HAWKINS, James, age 8, born in Ohio, attending school
    HAWKINS, Richard, age 7, born in Ohio, attending school
    HAWKINS, Mary, age 4, born in Iowa
    HAWKINS, Manda, age 2, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #282   BRITTAIN, Jas. A., age 28, school teacher, born in Pennsylvania
    Personal Estate $150
    BRITTAIN, Emily J., age 25, born in Indiana
    BRITTAIN, Orland W., age 4, born in Indiana
    BRITTAIN, Jane A., age 26, housekeeping, born in Ohio

  • Dwelling #283   FISHBACK, R. W., age 40, famrer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $800, Personal Estate $200
    FISHBACK, Francis, age 38, born in Pennsylvania
    FISHBACK, John B., age 16, farm hand, born in Indiana
    FISHBACK, Jas. R., age 13, born in Indiana, attending school
    FISHBACK, Henry A., age 6, born in Indiana, attending school
    FISHBACK, J. B. F., daughter, age 5, born in Iowa
    FISHBACK, Nancy R., age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #284   FRIEND, F. L., age 33, farmer, born in Maryland
    Real Estate $2000, Personal Estate #453
    FRIEND, Rebecka J., age 30, born in Pennsylvania
    FRIEND, John, age 13, born in Maryland, attending school
    FRIEND, Dennis, age 10, born in Maryland, attending school
    FRIEND, Catherine, age 7, born in Iowa, attending school
    FRIEND, Joseph, age 6, born in Iowa, attending school
    FRIEND, Harriet, age 4, born in Iowa
    FRIEND, Aerene, age 2, born in Iowa
    FRIEND, youngest child, son aged 1 month, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #285   LEWIS, William age 60, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Esate $15,418, Personal Estate $1200
    TOWNSEND, Elisha, age 25, farmer, born in Indiana
    TOWNSEND, Margaret A., age 20, born in Ohio
    TOWNSEND, William P., age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #286   RILEY, Robert H., age 31, famer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $1000, Personal Estate $235
    RILEY, Rachel, age 30, born in Ohio
    RILEY, Sarah E., age 9, born in Ohio
    RILEY, Jas. C. B., age 7, born in Missouri
    RILEY, William L., age 3, born in Ohio
    RILEY, Jno. V., age 1, born in Ohio

  • Dwelling #287   WILEY, Abraham, age 33, farmer, born in Ohio
    Personal Estate $340
    WILEY, Elizabeth, age 24, born in Ohio, cannot read or write
    WILEY, Mary L., age 4, born in Iowa
    WILEY, Sarah A., age 3, born in Iowa
    WILEY, Annie, age 7 months, born in Iowa
    CLARK, Adella, age 10, born in Iowa, attending school
    PATRICK, Herman, age 31, famer, born in Ohio, Real Estate $32,000, Personal Esate $550
    PATRICK, Ellen M., age 9, born in Ohio
    PATRICK, William age 7, born in Ohio
    PATRICK, Hamilton, age 3, born in Ohio

  • Dwelling #288   WILSON, Isaac W., age 32, farmer, born in Ohio
    Personal Estate $167 [Note: Isaac cannot read or write.]
    WILSON, Cindicy, age 25, born in Ohio
    WILSON, Margaret A., age 4, born in Illinois
    WILSON, Charles, age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #289   PATRICK, Patience, age 33, keeping house, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $2900, Personal Estate $474, Patience cannot read or write.
    PATRICK, Nancy, age 13, born in Ohio, attending school
    PATRICK, Love Ann, age 10, born in Ohio, attending school
    PATRICK, William H., age 8, born in Iowa, attending school
    PATRICK, Mary E., age 5, born in Iowa, attending school
    RILEY, Lawrence D., age 24, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $1600, Personal Estate $60
    RILEY, Nancy, age 45, keeping house, born in Ohio, cannot read or write

  • Dwelling #290   HEDGES, R. W., age 45, farmer, born in Ohio
    Personal Estate $173
    HEDGES, Mariah, age 49, born in Ohio
    HEDGES, Olive F., age 13, born in Ohio
    HEDGES, Lucy, age 11, born in Ohio
    HEDGES, Willard, age 8, born in Ohio

  • Dwelling #291 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #292   JAMES, T. R., age 33, famer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $500, Personal Estate $400
    JAMES, Ann, age 33, born in Ohio
    JAMES, David H., age 11, born in Ohio, attending school
    JAMES, Albert N., age 7, born in Ohio, attending school
    JAMES, William, age 4, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #293 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #294   PATRICK, Martin, age 26, famer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $2400, Personal Estate $300
    PATRICK, Margaret M., age 24, born in Ohio
    PATRICK, Elizabeth A., age 4, born in Iowa
    PATRICK, John H., age 2, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #295   HERIMAN, Mary, age 47, housekeeper, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $700, Personal Estate $546
    PEDIGO, Geo., age 30, farmer, born in Kentucky
    Real Estate $400, Personal Estate $50

  • Dwelling #296   BONNER, Jas., age 47, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $770, Personal Estate $1000 [Note: James cannot read or write.]
    BONNER, Lydia, age 47, born in Ohio [Note: Lydia cannot read or write.]
    BONNER, Mary, age 18, keeping house, born in Ohio
    BONNER, Patience, age 16, keeping house, born in Ohio
    BONNER, Senitra A., age 14, born in Ohio, attending school
    BONNER, William, age 12, born in Ohio, attending school
    BONNER, John, age 10, born in Missouri, attending school
    BONNER, James, age 8, born in Missouri, attending school

  • Dwelling #297   RICHARDSON, Ben, age 33, farmer, born in Scotland
    Real Estate $820, Personal Estate $273
    RICHARDSON, Ellen, age 26, born in Scotland
    RICHARDSON, James, age 6, born in Pennsylvania
    RICHARDSON, Jennette, age 2, born in Iowa
    RICHARDSON, William, age 7 months, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #298   HINKLEY, William R., age 34, famer, born in [illegible]
    Real Estate $1680, Personal Estate $200
    HINKLEY, Lavina G., age 35, born in Vermont
    HINKLEY, Horace W., age 8, born in Iowa
    HINKLEY, Mary L, age 5, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #299   FREDRICK, David, age 52, farmer, born in Pennsylvania
    Real Estate $485, Personal Estate $285
    FREDRICK, Lucretia, age 42, born in Ohio
    FREDRICK, Amanda, age 17, keeping house, born in Ohio, attending school
    FREDRICK, Martha, age 13, born in Ohio, attending school
    ALDERSON, N. A., age 17, born in Illinois, attending school
    ALDERSON, Richard, age 13, born in Illinois, attending school

  • Dwelling #300   TAYLOR, Robert, age 28, farmer, born in Ohio
    Personal Estate $315
    TAYLOR, Jane, age 20, born in Ohio, cannot read or write
    TAYLOR, James L., age 3, born in Iowa
    TAYLOR, Mary A, age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #301 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #302   BOYD, Carey, age 50, physician, born in Virginia
    Real Estate $500, Personal Estate $855
    BOYD, Martha, age 30, born in Kentucky
    BOYD, Mary E., age 17, keeping house, born in Indiana
    BOYD, William W., age 14, born in Indiana, attending school
    BOYD, Lodusky J., daughter age 10, born in Indiana, attending school
    BOYD, Ementta, age 4, born in Missouri
    BOYD, J. C., son age 3, born in Missouri
    BOYD, Martha E., age 6 months, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #303   BOYD, Sebastian, age 25, printer, born in Ohio
    Personal Estate $230
    BOYD, Nancy, age 26, born in Pennsylvania
    BOYD, Mary, age 2 years, born in Iowa
    CORNELIUS, John, age 19, farm laborer, born in Pennsylvania

  • Dwelling #304 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #305   TUCKER, J. W., age 39, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $1715, Personal Estate $304
    TUCKER, Samantha, age 34, born in Ohio, cannot read or write
    TUCKER, Chas. M., age 12, born in Ohio, attending school

  • Dwelling #306 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #307   TEDRO, Silas, age 33, farmer, born in Pennsylvania
    Real Estate $1000, Personal Estate $350
    TEDRO, Hannah M., age 30, born in New York
    TEDRO, Harriet E., age 12, born in Ohio, attending school
    TEDRO, Louisa J., age 9, born in Ohio, attending school
    TEDRO, James W., age 4, born in Iowa
    TEDRO, Susan H., age 2, born in Iowa

    SOURCE:  1860 United States Federal Census, Ringgold County, Iowa

    Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2008


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