Newman J. Albright and S. Elizabeth Scott were enumerated in the 1870 United States Census six months after their December 1869 marriage.
How I came to Susie's identity was interesting. The eureka moment was when I looked at the 1910 census.
The new year was still in its infancy when Susie Redmond filed for divorce.
The 1900 census included the total number of children born to a mother, and the number still living. For Senia Scott, it was 12 and 6. Who was still living?
The 1866 Alabama census was just a row of numbers counting people by age group. I wondered if it was possible to cross-reference with other records to figure out who those numbers represent.
Next Monday, 2 April, the National Archives will make available the 1940 United States Census. While the images will be available immediately online, the census will not yet have a searchable index. FamilySearch and Ancestry.com are both spearheading the indexing effort. See their respective sites if you wish to be a part of the indexing…
A couple of weeks ago I posted about Eliza J Graham, a grand aunt that I was having trouble learning about beyond having been enumerated in two census. I started to learn more only after I made the post, of course. And so today I have largely rewritten that original post and included a couple…