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Edward Bakehorn

Edward Bakehorn

Posted: 1375732830000
Classification: Query
Edward Bakehorn may have been born in NJ around or before 1810.
In 1837, Hiram Cornelius sold a piece of land near Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana. Edward Bakehorn bought the northern section and William Fergerson (Ferguson?) bought the southern portion. William was married to Catherine Bakehorm, possibly Edward's sister.
In the 1870 census, I found an Edward Bakehorn living in Wayne County, Indiana, with his kids. This Edward was born in NJ in 1810.... At that point, his wife was apparently deceased, as she does not appear in the family lineup.
I am looking for additional information about Edward...

Re: Edward Bakehorn

Posted: 1379352279000
Classification: Query

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

Facts you should know about the early census records –

All census records [1790 – 1840] prior to the 1850 census ONLY listed the head of household; whether male or female.

NO specific age was stated for any family member
NO place of birth was stated – city, state, or country
NO city, town, or village is stated – only the county; however some census takers listed the township
NO street address was stated
NO marital status was stated – single, married, widowed, or divorced
NO family relationship was stated – brother, sister, cousin, son, daughter, wife, inlaw, etc…
NO occupation was stated
NO parental birthplaces are stated
NO race was stated [but assume “white”]

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

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

INDIANA Marriages -
Spouse- Last Name: FERGUSON
Spouse- First Name: WILLIAM
County: WAYNE
Date: 9-17-1828

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There are 11 ppl named Bakehorn who married in IND. before 1850.

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