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1850 Iowa Census

Washington County, Iowa (20th Division)
enumerated as David Clark but is clearly David C. Smelser family
 

NAME

AGE SEX OCC VALUE BIRTHPLACE
David C. Clark 28 m farmer   illegible (TN?)
Ann A. R. Clark 29 f     Penn
Cleophas Clark 8 m     Iowa
John R. Clark 5 m     Iowa
Margarett Clark 3 f     Iowa
Benjamin F. Clark 1 m     Iowa

1860 Iowa Census

Benton County, IA
Benton Township
Page 799,1860

NAME

AGE

SEX

OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE

Ephraim Smeltser 39 m plaster 400 150 Tennessee
Dorothy    " 37 f housekeeper     Tennessee
Mary J.     " 16 f         "     Tennessee
Susanna    " 15 f housekeeper     Tennessee
Tobias      " 14 m       Tennessee
Charles W.  " 9 m       Tennessee
Benjamin F.   " 7 m       Tennessee
John Benton   " 5 m       Tennessee
Martha E.    " 3 f       Tennessee

 

Benton County, IA
Cedar Township
Page 884,1860

NAME

AGE

SEX

OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE

Henry Smelser 60 m farmer 1000 400 Tennessee
Elizabeth  "
(nee: King)
62 f       Virginia
Elsabus    " 20 f       Indiana
Albert Pigere 15 m       Louisiana
Brunette Smelser 3 f       Iowa
 
Benton County, Iowa
Cedar Township
Page 885,1860

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE

George Smelser

25 m farmer   100 Indiana
Lucinda Smelser 17 f       Indiana
 

Black Hawk County, Iowa
1860

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Aaron Amburn 56 m farmer 3000 345 Virginia
Charity Amburn 50 f       Virginia
Franklin J. Amburn 26 m farmer 800 200 Indiana
William J. Amburn 17 m       Indiana
Harvey Amburn 15 m       Indiana
Oliver Amburn 13 m       Indiana
Lewis Amburn 11 m       Indiana
Louisa Amburn 9 f       Indiana
Martin L. Amburn 5 m       Iowa
John R. SMELSER 9/12 m       Iowa

 
Black Hawk County, Iowa
Big Creek Township
Page 214,1860

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
John Smelser 33 m farmer 2000 300 Tennessee
Mary A Smelser (nee: Hogshire) 30 f       Ohio
Rebecca Hogshire 13 f       Indiana
 
Black Hawk County, Iowa
Big Creek Townshkp
Page 218,1860

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
William Smelcer 32 m farmer 2000 350 Tennessee
Margaret Smelcer 22 f       Ohio
Marietta Smelcer 4 f       Iowa
 
Black Hawk County, Iowa
Cedar Falls Towhship
Page 96,1860

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
William Smelcer 53 m farmer 4500 800 Tennessee
Mahala Smelcer (nee: King) 50 f       Virginia
Catherine Smelcer 15 f       Indiana
Nelson Smelcer 12 m       Indiana
Ephraim Smelcer 17 m       Indiana
Brunetta Smelcer 7 m       Indiana
Mahala Smelcer 5 f       Iowa
 
Black Hawk County, Iowa
Page 218,1860
 

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Henry Smelser 25 m farmer 1000 500 Indiana
Susannah Smelser 24 f       Indiana
Mary C. Smelser 2 f       Indiana

Buchanon County, Iowa (Perry Township)
page 686, line 8, 1860
 

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
George Smeltzer 33 m farmer 400 160 Bavaria
Mary L. Smeltzer 26 f       France
Mary M. Smeltzer 7 f       Pennsylvania
Susan Smeltzer 3 f       Iowa
Elizabeth Smeltzer 1 f       Iowa

Clay County, Iowa
page 486, 1860
 

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Charles C. Smeltzer 27 m lawyer 2000 5000 Maryland
Henry E. Smeltzer 23 m speculator 3000 1200 Maryland

Clayton County, Iowa (Jefferson Township)
page 960, 1860
 

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Aller Shmalzer 20 m farmer 500 150 Baden
Mary Shmalzer 20 f       Baden

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NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Clemens Shmalzer 47 m farmer 1700 200 Baden
Ann Shmalzer 41 f       Baden
Ann Shmalzer 18 f       Baden
Clemens Shmalzer 16 m       Baden
George Shmalzer 14 m       Baden
Mary Shmalzer 10 f       Baden

Muscatine County, Iowa (Orono Township)
page 638, 1860
 

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Daniel Smelser 27 m farmer     Pennsylvania
Mary A. Smelser 26 f       Illinois
Elmore E. Smelser 3/12 m       Iowa
William CROSS 17 m farm labor     Illinois
James M FOSTER 9 m       Ohio
 
Muscatine County, Iowa (Orono Township)
page 638, 1860
 

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Conrad Schmeltzer 28 m farmer 2000 670 Pennsylvania
Hannah Schmeltzer 24 f       Indiana
Henrietta Schmeltzer 4 f       Iowa
Clara Schmeltzer 2 f       Iowa
William McCHESNEY 22 m farm labor     New Jersey
 
Muscatine County, Iowa (Orono Township)
page 387, line 1, 1860
 

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Matthias Smeltz 51 m farmer 2000 780 Bavaria
Catherine Smeltz 56 f       Bavaria
Jacob Smeltz 20 m       Bavaria
Joseph Smeltz 17 m       Bavaria
Matthias H?ILTZ 26 m       Baden
 
Muscatine County, Iowa
page 691, line 38, 1860
enumerated with Thomas NEWTON

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
John Smeltzer 25 m prairie breaker     Pennsylvania
 
Muscatine County, Iowa (Muscatine City)
page 857, 1860   
 

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
George Schmeltzer 30 m laborer     Germany
Anna Schmeltzer 27 f       Germany
Charles Schmeltzer 2 m       Iowa
Mary Schmeltzer 1 f       Iowa
 
Muscatine County, Iowa
page 277, 1860
 

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Frederick Smelser 30 m farmer     Germany
Tina or Lina Smelser 21 f        
 

Washington County, Iowa
page 108, 1860
 

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
David C. Smelser 38 m farmer 500 306 Kentucky
Analiza Smelser 38 f       Pennsylvania
Cleophis Smelser 18 m       Iowa
John R. Smelser 15 m       Iowa
Margaret Smelser 13 f       Iowa
Benjamin Smelser 11 m       Iowa
Clarissa Smelser 7 f       Iowa
Sarah Smelser 5 f       Iowa
Ellen Smelser 2 f       Iowa
George Smelser 1 m       Iowa
 
Winneshiek County, Iowa
page 691, line 38, 1860
 

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Martin Smelsley 43 m farmer 2000 321 Wurtenburg
Mary Smelsley 48 f       Bavaria
John Smelsley 19 m       Pennsylvania
Mary Smelsley 17 f       Pennsylvania
Kate Smelsley 11 f       Pennsylvania
Frederick Smelsley 8 m       Pennsylvania

1870 Iowa Census

Washington Co, Iowa
page 8, line 28, 1870
NOTES: Maggie is listed as a daughter-on-law.  This should be Margaret who is a natural birth daughter of David's. 
Alice is not David and Anna's daughter.  Could be Maggie's daughter.

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
David Smeltser 50 m farmer 1200 500 Kentucky
Anna Smeltser 49 f keeping house     Pennsylvania
Maggie Smeltser 23 f dau-in-law ??     Iowa
Benjamin Smeltser 21 m work farm     Iowa
Clarisa Smeltser 17 f school     Iowa
Sarah E. Smeltser 15 f school     Iowa
Ellen Smeltser 12 f school     Iowa
George W. Smeltser 10 m school     Iowa
Alice Smeltser 2 f       Iowa
 
Washington Co, Iowa
page 8, line 37, 1860 (same page as David)

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Jack? Smeltser 65 m no occupation     Kentucky
Wm. Smeltser 20 m school     Kentucky
Jacob Smeltser 18 m school     Kentucky
Henry Smeltser 16 m school     Kentucky
 
Washington Co, Iowa
Page 122A
taken 23 Aug 1870

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION VALUE PLACE OF BIRTH
John Smetzler 25 m farmer 1200 Iowa
Ann 20 f keeping house   Indiana
Martha Smetzler 6/12 f     Iowa

1880 Iowa Census

Union County, Iowa
ED 221, sheet 4, line 7, 1870
 
NAME SEX AGE RELATION OCCUPATION PLACE OF BIRTH FATHER PLACE OF BIRTH MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
Thomas Smelser m 41 head farmer Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
Mary A. Smelser f 39     Illinois Indiana Indiana
Alice Smelser f 17     Illinois Kentucky Illinois
George Smelser m 15   farmer Illinois Kentucky Illinois
William H. Smelser m 13     Illinois Kentucky Illinois
Sarah A. Smelser f 12     Illinois Kentucky Illinois
Fre cline? M. Smelser f 11     Illinois Kentucky Illinois
Thomas M. Smelser m 8     Illinois Kentucky Illinois
Francis Smelser m 6     Illinois Kentucky Illinois
John A. Smelser m 2     Iowa Kentucky Illinois
 
Union Co, Iowa
E.D. 255, page 13, line 2
 
NAME SEX AGE RELATION OCCUPATION PLACE OF BIRTH FATHER PLACE OF BIRTH MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
George Smelser m 35 head farm laborer Illinois don't know don't know
 
Union Co, Iowa
E.D. 254, page 12, line 10
 
NAME SEX AGE RELATION OCCUPATION PLACE OF BIRTH FATHER PLACE OF BIRTH MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
Levi Smeltzer m 49 head farmer Penn Penn Penn
Caroline Smeltzer f 45     Penn Penn Penn
Anna Smeltzer f 20     Illinois Penn Penn
Hattie Smeltzer f 14     Illinois Penn Penn
Edwin Smeltzer m 11     Illinois Penn Penn


 

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