Once back in the Union, Alabama drafted a new constitution that would undo many of the elements required for its reinstatement. Alabama's citizens would vote on it in 1875.
In 1850, Alabama was already threatening succession from the Union if they didn't get their way, which might have motivated them to conduct their own census.
There are three Scott families on this page. Or one. Depends on your perspective.
Today we're looking Jesse Scott in the 1840 United States Census.
Robert Scott's probate notice was published on Thursday, 4 April 1861 in the Jacksonville Republican.
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!