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1860 & '70 family of Joseph Helmly / Helmey

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Re: 1860 & '70 family of Joseph Helmly / Helmey

Posted: 1398760179000
Classification: Query
NOTE -
There is a 20 yr. gap in the census records [1880 - 1900] as the 1890 census was burned in the 1920's. Add 20 yrs to everyone's 1880 age for the 1900 census.


I’m not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.


The secret here is to work backwards from 1940.

NOTE -
1850, 1860 & 1870 census records do not show family relationships, marital status or parental birthplaces.

Step children are not enumerated as “step” children
Adopted children are not enumerated as “adopted”
Grand children are not enumerated as “grand children”
Orphaned children were not enumerated as "orphan"
Immigration date is not recorded

1850 is the 1st census that shows all family members with their birthplaces

1880 is the 1st census that shows parental birthplaces and family relationships +++

NOTE -
There is a 20 yr. gap in the census records [1880 - 1900] as the 1890 census was burned in the 1920's. Add 20 yrs to everyone's 1880 age for the 1900 census.

Was Josephine married more than once?? TO WHO??

WHO did she marry??
Need 1st name + last name + DOB + birthplace.
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