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.
Senia was said to be 68. Seems her birth year slipped further and further into the past. The older Senia got, the older Senia got!
An examination of the 1854 Land Patent of Jesse M Scott.
Behold the marriage bond of Jesse M. Scott and Senia Malone!
Previously on Graham Ancestry, I wrote that I was able to find Jefferson Scott’s date of death in the probate records of his estate. I think I may be able to establish his wife Senia’s death date as well. The date isn’t so obviously found, however, and will require some identification. Looking through the hundreds…
I’ve been doing some digging into my 2x great grandmother Sarah Scott’s family. Ancestry.com last year added wills and probate records to their collections, and as luck would have it, they have probate records online for Sarah’s parents, Jesse M. Scott and Senia P. Malone. I found a lot of information on Sarah’s parents and…