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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.

~Platte Township~

SCHEDULE 1. Free Inhabitants in Platte Tp. in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa enumerated by me on the 11th day of June 1860. John A. MILLER, Ass't Marshall. Post Office - Mount Ayr

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  • Dwelling #1   HILL, Samuel, age 28, farmer, born in Indiana
    Real Estate $500, Personal Estate $200
    HILL, Winnifred, age 27, born in Indiana, cannot read or write
    BRANT, David, age 8, born in Indiana, attending school
    HILL, W. F., son age 4, born in Iowa
    HILL, Albert R., age 2, born in Iowa
    HILL, Elizabeth, age 7 months, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #2   RUNNELS, Green B., age 32, farmer, born in Indiana
    Real Estate $1450, Personal Estate $450
    RUNNELS, Arminta, age 25, born in Indiana
    IVERS [?], Albert, age 13, born in Kentucky
    RUNNELS, Emeline, age 5, born in Iowa
    RUNNELS, Mary J., age 4 born in Iowa
    RUNNELS, Dliza A., age 1, born in Iowa
    RUNNELS, John W., age 3 months, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #3   TURNER, Richard, age 33, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $1200, Personal Estate $400
    TURNER, Salina, age 22, born in Kentucky
    TURNER, Laura B. or G., age 4 months, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #4 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #5   KELLER, Benjamin, age 27, farmer, born in Ohio
    < Real Estate $440, Personal Estate $750
    KELLER, Sarah E., age 16, born in Ohio, attending school
    KELLER, Mary, age 31, born in Ohio
    KELLER, Sara C., age 19, born in Ohio

  • Dwelling #6 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #7   HENLY, Michael, age 38, farmer, born in Ireland
    Real Estate $800, Personal Estate $218
    HENLY, Martha G., age 28, born in North Carolina
    HENLY, Thos. C., age 7, born in Indiana, attending school
    HENLY, Robert, age 4, born in Indiana, attending school
    HENLY, Mary C., age 2, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #8   POWELL, Sarah, age 45, house keeper, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $588, Personal Estate $120, cannot read or write
    POWELL, Lydia, age 17, house work, born in Indiana, attended school
    POWELL, John W., age 13, born in Indiana, attending school
    POWELL, James A., age 10, born in Indiana, attending school
    POWELL, Martha, E., age 8, born in Indiana, attending school

  • Dwelling #9   CABOUT, Francis, age 49, farmer, born in France
    Real Estate $600, Personal Estate $471
    POWELL, Margaret, age 56, born in France
    POWELL, Joseph, age 23, farm laborer, born in France
    POWELL, Louis, age 21, farm laborer, born in France
    POWELL, Francis, age 19, farm laborer, born in France
    POWELL, Rosa, age 16, house work, born in France

  • Dwelling #10   THRIFT, Wm. D., age 34, blacksmith, born in North Carolina
    Real Estate $1200, Personal Estate $91
    THRIFT, Sarah, age 30, born in Virginia
    THRIFT, Eli L., age 7, born in Iowa, attending school
    THRIFT, Lear, L., age 2, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #11   STAHL, Michael, age 29, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $800, Personal Estate $200
    STAHL, Malicy E., age 26, born in Pennsylvania
    STAHL, Sarah E., age 5, born in Indiana, attending school
    BEMAN, Becka, age 1, born in Indiana

  • Dwelling #12   TALLY, Adam, age 40, farmer, Indiana
    Real Estate $1200, Personal Estate $500
    TALLY, Sarah, age 58, house work, born in Delaware
    TALLY, Bery F., age 58, farm laborer, born in Delaware
    KELLER, Rebecka E., age 19, house work, born in Delaware

  • Dwelling #13   TALLY, Isaac A., age 21, farmer, born in Ohio
    Personal Estate $90
    TALLY, Nancy, age 22, born in Ohio

  • Dwelling #14   SHUER, Christopher, age 30, farmer, born in Wertenburg, Germany
    Real Estate $2000, Personal Estate $1062
    SHUER, Nancy, age 30, born in Indiana, cannot read or write
    SHUER, Margaret, age 12, born in Indiana, attending school
    PESLER [?], Dommick, age 10, born in Germany, attending school
    SHUER, David, age 8, born in Iowa, attending school
    SHUER, Hester, age 3, born in Iowa, attending school
    SHUER, John W., age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #15 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #16   SHARP, William, age 45, farmer, born in Pennsylvania
    Real Estate $3000, Personal Estate 600
    SHARP, Elizabeth, age 46, born in Ohio
    SHARP, Jane, age 22, house work, born in Pennsylvania
    SHARP, Nancy E., age 19, house work, born in Indiana
    SHARP, Edwin R., age 7, born in Iowa, attending school
    SHAFER, John C., age 25, mill conductor, born in Virginia
    IMUS, Seth, age 21, farm laborer, born in Illinois

  • Dwelling #17   PRESTON, W. W., age 32, running saw mill, born in Pennsylvania
    Real Estate $2000, Personal Estate $110
    PRESTON, Emeline, age 26, born in Pennsylvania
    PRESTON, Jennette, age 1, born in Indiana
    STEAPL [?], Mary, age 26, house keeping, born in Pennsylvania

  • Dwelling #18 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #19   SMITH, John R., age 51, farmer, born in Pennsylvania
    Real Estate $500, Personal Estate $264
    SMITH, Jane, age 43, born in Kentucky
    SMITH, Sarah J., age 21, school teacher, born in Illinois
    SMITH, Daniel B., age 19, day laborer, born in Illinois, attended school
    SMITH, Thos. W., age 18, farm laborer, born in Illinois, attended school
    SMITH, Amanda M., age 14, born in Illinois, attending school
    SMITH, John R., age 12, born in Illinois, attending school
    SMITH, Mary a., age 3, born in Missouri

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    ~Platte Township, Post Office - Union City~

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  • Dwelling #20   CANNEY, Thos., age 30, farmer, born in Ireland
    Real Estate $1000, Personal Estate $200
    CANNEY, Mary, age 27, born in France
    CANNEY, mary, age 4 months, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #21   LIPTON, Jno., age 28, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $600, Personal Estate $280
    LIPTON, Margaret, age 25, born in Indiana
    LIPTON, Milton H., age 7, born in Iowa
    LIPTON, William C., age 5, born in Iowa
    LIPTON, Flery M., daughter age 2, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #22   STERLING, R. O., age 28, gone to Pikes Peak, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $640, Personal Estate $595
    STERLING, Nancy E., age 30, keeping house, born in Ohio
    STERLING, Jonathan L, age 12, born in Ohio, attending school
    STERLING, James N., age 10, born in Ohio, attending school
    STERLING, Olive A., age 5, born in Illinois
    LNDSAY, Jas. H., age 29, farmer, born in Ohio
    LINDSAY, Samuel, age 60, carpenter, born in Pennsylvania
    LINDSAY, Elizabeth, age 60, born in Pennsylvania

  • Dwelling #23   BEARD, Thos. C., age 26, farmer, born in Tennessee
    Real Estate $1000, Personal Estate $400
    BEARD, Salinda J., age 23, born in Illinois
    BEARD, Annie S., age 1, born in Iowa
    BEARD, youngest child, son age 1 month, born in Iowa
    BOWERS, P. H., age 24, gone to Oregon, bon rin Iowa

  • Dwelling #24 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #25 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #26 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #27   BAUMANN, John, age 43, farmer, bonr Wertemburg, Germany
    Real Estate $1200, Personal Estate $500
    BAUMAN, Hanah, age 49, born in Pennsylvania
    BAUMAN, Peter, age 19, farm laborer, born in Pennsylvania, attended school
    BAUMAN, Catharine, age 16, born in Pennsylvania, attending school
    BAUMAN, Mary A., age 10, born in Pennsylvania, attending school
    BAUMAN, Hiram, age 8, born in Pennsylvania, attending school

  • Dwelling #28   THOMPSON, Elizabeth, age 28, chair maker, born in Pennsylvania
    Real Estate $100
    PARKER, Calvin, age 24, farmer, born in Indiana
    Real Estate $80, Personal Estate $50
    PARKER, Harriet, age 21, born in Pennsyvlania
    PARKER, Joan, age 2, born in Iowa
    PARKER, youngest child, son age 2 months, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #29   GOUGHMAN, Emanuel, age 29, mill wright, born in Pennsylvania
    Real Estate $2000, Personal Estate $500
    GOUGHMAN, Jane S., age 22, born in Ohio
    GOUGHMAN, Miram A., age 3, born in Iowa
    GOUGHMAN, Geo. A., age 1, born in Iowa
    GOUGHMAN, youngest child, son age 4 months, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #30 - missing in enumeration

  • Dwelling #31   SEUS, Louis, age 24, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $800, Personal Estate $352
    SEUS, Susan M., age 25, born in Ohio

  • Dwelling #32   LININGER, David, age 58, farmer, born in Pennsylvania
    Real Estate $2200, Personal Estate $788
    LININGER, Catarine, age 54, born in Pennsylvania, cannot read or write
    LININGER, Delilah,a ge 33, born in Pennsylvania
    LININGER, Osborne, age 26, farmer, born in Pennsylvania
    LININGER, Peter, age 25, carpenter, born in Pennsylvania
    LININGER, Henry, age 23, farmer, born in Pennsylvania
    LININGER, James, age 14, born in Pennsylvania, attending school
    LININGER, Augustus,age 11, born in Pennsylvania, attending school

  • Dwelling #33   LININGER, Levi, age 28, farmer, born in Pennsylvania
    Personal Estate $534
    LININGER, caroline, age 23, born in Pennsylvania
    LININGER, Emeline, age 3, born in Missouri
    LININGER, Mary, age 2, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #34   AGLER, William, age 70, farmer, born in Pennsylvania
    Real Estate $480, Personal Estate $248, cannot read or write
    AGLER, Keziah, age 60, born in Pennsylvania
    AGLER, Nancy J., age 23, school teacher, born in Pennsylvania
    AGLER, Rebecka, age 21, house work, born in Pennsylvania, attended school
    AGLER, Keziah, age 18, born in Pennsylvania, attending school

  • Dwelling #35 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #36 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #37   McCRAY, William, age 74, farmer, born in Virginia
    Real Estate $500, Personal Estate $200
    McCRAY, Elizabeth, age 73, born in North Carolina, cannot read or write
    CAPLINGER, Wm., age 36, farmer, born in Kentucky, Real Estate $600
    CAPLINGER, Elizabeth, age 31, born in Indiana
    CAPLINGER, Mary E., age 7, born in Indiana
    CAPLINGER, Eliza J., age 4, born in Indiana
    CAPLINGER, Sarah I., age 2, born in Indiana
    CAPLINTER, Rachel A., age 2 or 9 months, born in Indiana

  • Dwelling #38   GARD, Jno., age 40, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $1600, Personal Estate $440
    GARD, Isabel, age 40, born in Ohio
    GARD, Martha, age 14, born in Indiana, attending school
    GARD, Mary, age 12, born in Indiana, attending school
    GARD, Delacy, age 8, born in Iowa, attending school
    GARD, Dewitt, age 8, born in Iowa, attending school

  • Dwelling #39   BRITTAIN, Parks, age 34, farmer, born in Indiana
    Real Estate $200, Personal Estate $300
    BRITTAIN, Eliza J., age 29, born in North Carolina
    BRITTAIN, Angeline, age 10, born in Indiana, attending school
    BRITTAIN, Mary J., age 7, born in Indiana, attending school
    BRITTAIN, John H., age 4, born in Indiana, attending school
    BRITTAIN, Adell, age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #40 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #41   OSHELL, J. W., age 32, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $8000, Personal Estate $295
    OSHELL, Mary V., age 21, born in Virginia
    OSHELL, Officer, son age 3 months, bonr in Iowa

  • Dwelling #42   GARD, J.W., age 35, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $1500, Personal Estate $400
    GARD, Catharine, age 35, born in Ohio
    GARD, Manferd, age 11, born in Iowa, attending school
    GARD, Jerdon, age 9, born in Iowa, attending school
    GARD, John M., age 7, born in Iowa, attending school
    GARD, Isaac W., age 5, born in Iowa, attending school
    GARD Earnest F, age 3,born in Iowa
    GARD, Hanson G., age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #43   DRITZLER, J. J., age 26, farmer, born in Ohio
    Real Estate $1100, Personal Estate $264
    DRITZLER, Nancy, age 19, born in Indiana, cannot read or write
    DRITZLER, John W., age 8 months, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #44 unoccupied

  • Dwelling #45   CLAYTON, David, age 39, farmer, born in Ireland
    Real Estate $100, Personal Estate $264
    CLAYTON, Mariah, age 35, born in Ireland
    CLAYTON, Jas. D., age 8, born in New York
    CLAYTON, Ann, age 5, born in Ohio
    CLAYTON, Edwin, age 3, born in Illinois
    CLAYTON, John W., age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #46   MYERS, Noah, age 26, farmer, born in Indiana
    Real Estate $300, Personal Estate $322
    MYERS, Malina, age 26, born in Indiana
    MYERS, Mansel, age 7, born in Indiana, attending school
    MYERS, Mary E., age 5, born in Indiana
    MYERS, Sarah, E., age 4, born in Iowa
    MYERS, John J., age 1, born in Iowa

  • Dwelling #47   ACKERS, John, age 34, farmer, born in New Jersey
    Real Estate $400, Personal Estate $100
    ACKERS, Eliza, age 20, born in Indiana

  • Dwelling #48 undersigned

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

    Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2008


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