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Smelser/Smeltzer  in the Kentucky Census
and Tax Lists

1799-1801 Tax Lists

1860

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1815-1840 Tax Lists

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Kentucky

1799 - 1801  KY Tax List
Peter Smelcer             Harrison Co     1800
Adam Smelser            Bourbon Co     1800
Barbary Smelser         Bourbon Co    1800
Paulser Smelser          Christian Co    7/22/1800
also listed and COULD BE SMELSER
George Smiser            Bourbon Co   1800
Jacob Smiser              Bourbon Co    1800

 
 
1810 Kentucky Census
Peter Smelser        Harrison Co         pg 310          32010-10100-00
Steven Smelson     Christian Co         pg 79            22010-21010-00
Adam Smelzer       Bourbon Co         pg 110          02010-11010-00
Barbary Smelzer    Bourbon Co         pg 109          10100-00101-11
John Smelzer         Bourbon Co         pg 108          20110-10010-01
John Smelzer         Bourbon Co         pg 110          20010-10010-00
Paular Smelser      Hopkins Co                                02210-01010

 
 
1815 - 1840 Kentucky Tax Lists
1815 Barren Co, KY
Jacob Smelser
1819 Hart Co, KY
Jacob Smelser
1821 Hart Co, KY
Jacob Smelcer 1-0-0-1
1822 Hart Co, KY
illegible
1823 Hart Co, KY
none listed
1824 Hart Co, KY
illegible
1826 Hart Co, KY
illegible
1827 Hart Co, KY
Jacob Smelser 1-0-0-1
1828 Hart Co, KY
Jacob Smelcer
1829 Hart Co, KY
Jacob Smelser - tax on 1 male over 21, 2 horses/mares and 6 of ?
1830-31 Hart Co, KY
none listed - Jacob was in Crawford Co, IN
1832 tax list missing
1833 Hart Co, KY
Jacob Smelcer 1 male over 21 and 2 horses
1834 Hart Co, KY
Jn S. Smelcer 1 male over 21 and 1 horse
1835 Hart Co, KY
Jno S. Smelcer 1 male over 21 and 1 horse
1837 Hart Co, KY
John Smelcer 1 male over 21
1838-39 tax list missing
1840 Hart Co, KY
John Smelcer
 

1820 Kentucky Census Index

Isaiah Smelcer        Hart Co             pg 168
Jacob Smelcer        Hart Co             pg 168
Jacob Smelser        Bourbon Co       pg 130
Paulsur Smelur       Caldwell Co       pg 56
Adam Smelzer        Bourbon Co       pg 134
John Smelzer          Bourbon Co       pg 118
 

 

1830 Kentucky Census

Calloway Co, KY 1830
Paulser Smelser     age 60-70
1 female                  age 50-60
1 male                     age 20-30
1 female                  age 15-20
 
Stephen Smelser
1 male under 5
1 male 20-39
1 female under 5
1 female 20-30
 
Abraham Smelser      
1 male 20-30
1 female 5 and under
1 female 15-20
1 female 40-50
 
William Smelser         
1 male 30-40
1 female 5-10
1 female 20-30
 

Hickman Co, KY 1830
Obediah Smelser
1 male 5-10
1 male 20-30
2 females 5 and under
1 female 20-30

1850 Kentucky Census

Hart County, KY
 
Household #961, page 247

NAME

AGE SEX OCC VALUE BIRTHPLACE
Thomas Logsdon 47

m

farmer

300

Kentucky
Keziah (Smelser) Logsdon 47 f     Tennessee
Levina                     " 19 f     Kentucky
Dodsen                   " 17 m farmer  

"

Benjamin B.            " 15 m farmer  

"

Melissa                   " 13 f    

"

Boaz                       " 11 m    

"

Acey                      " 6 f    

"

Thomas                  " 4 m    

"

Keziah                    " 1 f    

"

Jacob Cobble 24 m farmer  

"

Samuel Cobble 31 m farmer  

"

John Cobble 13 m    

"

NOTE:  James Logsdon is purported to have married Catherine Smelser (Keziah's sister) and Thomas Logsdon is in the 1880 census (age 76 with wife Amanda who is age 67)   Amanda is purported to be Keziah's sister also.  This information came from Ralph Fravel who is a descendant of this Logsdon family.
**Click here to see the Bible records of the Logsdon/Reames family**
 
Hart County, KY
Household #964, page 248

NAME

AGE SEX OCC   BIRTHPLACE
James S. Smelser 38 m farmer   Tennessee
Anna           " 34 f     Kentucky
James O.     " 16 m farmer  

"

Isaiah          " 14 m    

"

Thomas       " 12 m    

"

Sarah E.      " 11 f    

"

Uriah           " 6 m    

"

George        " 4 m    

"

Irena             " 3 f    

"

John S.        " 8/12 m    

"


 

1860 Kentucky Census

Greenup County, KY 1860
Page 907

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION VAL OF PERSONAL ESTATE BIRTHPLACE
Adam Smelser 28 m day laborer 100 Ohio
Elizabeth Smelser 29 f     Kentucky
L.W. Smelser 21 m     Kentucky

Hancock Co, KY 1860
Page 955

NAME

AGE

SEX

OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE

Perry Smelser 26 M farmer   51 Indiana
E.T. Smelser 24 F       Indiana
NOTE:  Perry Smeler is found on the 1850 Crawford Co, IN census living with James and Abigail Batman.  Perry is buried in Crawford Co, Indiana.  Perry's wife is Elizabeth Sturgeon.

Jefferson Co, KY, Louisville, 6th Ward, handwritten page 387 1860
Page 955

NAME

AGE

SEX

OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE

J. Smeltzer 27 M Carpenter   200 Ohio
Mary   " 24 F       Ohio
J. Hughin 45 M Mate on Boat     Ohio
Margaret   " 37 F       Ohio
George   " 9 M       KY
Elizabeth   7 F       KY
NOTE: Elizabeth is probably a Hughin but there are no ditto marks by her name as there are for their son George. 
 

Webster Co, KY 1860
Page 526

NAME

AGE

SEX

OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE

Martin Schmetzer 40 m farmer 1000 700 Kingston Len
Gusgamer? 28 f housekeeper     Germany
Julia 2 f       Kentucky
John 1 m      

     "

 

 


1870 Kentucky Census

 

Greenup County 1870

Precinct 6, Page 143B, Line 36

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Adam Smeltzer 37 M Laborer 150 360 Ohio
Elizabeth Smeltzer 36 F Keeping House     Kentucky
Lewis W. 11 M Attending School     Kentucky
Elmer E. 8 M       Ohio

1880 Kentucky Census

 

Jefferson County 1870

Louisville, Page 288D

NAME SEX AGE RELATION OCCUPATION PLACE OF BIRTH FATHER PLACE OF BIRTH MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
Conrod, Henry M 39 Head Butcher Germany Germany Germany
Conrod, Eva F 38 Wife Keeping House Indiana Germany Germany
Conrod, William M 17 Son Butcher Kentucky Germany Indiana
Conrod, Annie F 10 Daughter   Kentucky Germany Indiana
Jacob M 9 Son   Kentucky Germany Indiana
Henry M 7 Son   Kentucky Germany Indiana
Geo. M 7/12 Son   Kentucky Germany Indiana
Smith, Joseph M 28 Boarder Butcher Germany Germany Germany
Tholl ??, Albert M 18 Boarder Butcher Illinois Germany Kentucky
Unrad, Ford M 20 Boarder Butcher Germany Germany Germany
Beagrist ??, Joseph M 23 Boarder Butcher France France France
Smelser, Geo. M 35 Boarder Butcher Holland Holland Holland

1920 Kentucky Census

 

Boyd County, Pollard Precinct, ED 19, Sheet 30A, 1920

NAME

AGE REL OCC
PLACE
OF
BIRTH
FATHER PLACE OF
BIRTH
MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
Smeltzer, James E. 48 Head Laborer, Iron Furnace Ohio UN UN
Smeltzer, Emily E. 44 Wife   Ohio Ohio Ohio
Smeltzer, Jesse 24 Son Pipe Operator Ohio Ohio Ohio
Smeltzer, Stanley 21 Son scratched through ?? Ohio Ohio Ohio
Smeltzer, Henrietta 20 Daughter   Ohio Ohio Ohio
Smeltzer, Eunise 18 Daughter   Ohio Ohio Ohio
Smeltzer, Frances 16 Daughter   Kentucky Ohio Ohio
Smeltzer, Grace 10 Daughter   Kentucky Ohio Ohio

 


 

 

Jefferson County, Louisville, 11th Precinct, ED 183, Sheet 6A 1920

NAME

AGE REL OCC
PLACE
OF
BIRTH
FATHER PLACE OF
BIRTH
MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
Smelser, F. W. 42 Head Checker ?? U.S. Gov. Lodge Indiana ????? ?????
Smelser, Emma 37 Wife   Kentucky Germany Germany
Ruth E. 8 Daughter   Kentucky Indiana Kentucky

 


1930 Kentucky Census

 

Bourbon County, Paris City, Page 151, 1930

SURNAME NAME REL. OWN OR RENT & AMT. AGE MAR

WID

SNGL

AGE AT 1ST MG. POB FATH. POB MOTH. POB OCCUPATION
Smelser James Head O $4000 55 Wid   VA VA VA Manager, Mill
Smelser Virginia H. Dau   17 S   KY VA KY  
McKeny ?? Robert S-I-L   26 M   GA SC SC Minister, Church
McKeny ?? Gertrude Dau   22 M   KY VA KY  

 

Boyd County, Catlettsburg, Magisterial District, England Hill Precinct, Sheet 8, 1930

SURNAME NAME REL. OWN OR RENT & AMT. AGE MAR

WID

SNGL

AGE AT 1ST MG. POB FATH. POB MOTH. POB OCCUPATION
Smeltzer Peter Head O $4000 54 M 23 KY OH KY Farm Operator
Smeltzer Bessie Wife   54 M 23 KY OH OH None
Smeltzer Theodore Son   28 S   PA KY KY Laborer, farm
Harlow Kate S-I-L   74 Wid   KY OH OH None

 

Campbell County, Newport City, Ward 4, District 8, Sheet 1A, printed page # 177, 1930

SURNAME NAME REL. OWN OR RENT & AMT. AGE MAR

WID

SNGL

AGE AT 1ST MG. POB FATH. POB MOTH. POB OCCUPATION
Smelzer Goldie Head R $15 27 Wid   WV KY KY Laundress, at home
Smelzer Margaret Lee Dau   9 S   OH TN WV  
Smelzer Maxwell H. Son   7 S   KY TN WV  
Smelzer Melvin E. Son   4 S   OH TN WV  

 

Jefferson County, Louisville, Ward 10, Sheet 6B, 1930

SURNAME NAME REL. OWN OR RENT & AMT. AGE MAR

WID

SNGL

AGE AT 1ST MG. POB FATH. POB MOTH. POB OCCUPATION
Smelser Frank W. Head O $4000 53 M 33 IN VA VA General Agent, Life Insuarance
Smelser Emma D. Wife   46 M 26 KY Ger Ger  
Smelser Ruth T. Dau   15 S   KY IN KY  

 

Jefferson County, Louisville, Ward 5, Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 

Sheet 13 or 18B, 1930

SURNAME NAME REL. OWN OR RENT & AMT. AGE MAR

WID

SNGL

AGE AT 1ST MG. POB FATH. POB MOTH. POB OCCUPATION
Smeltzer Joseph A. Student ------ 30 S   PA PA MD Minister, Presbyterian Church

 

Jefferson County, Louisville, Ward 11, District 154, 2622 Montgomery Street, 

Sheet 8A, 1930

SURNAME NAME REL. OWN OR RENT & AMT. AGE MAR

WID

SNGL

AGE AT 1ST MG. POB FATH. POB MOTH. POB OCCUPATION
Roberts John Head R $25 60 M 21 TN TN KY Laborer, Dairy Plant
Roberts Nannie Wife   60 M 21 TN TN TN  
Smeltzer Roscoe M. Nephew   35 M 31 IN IN IN Salesman, Grocery Store
Smeltzer Florence M. Neice   34 M 30 TN Ger TN  
Smeltzer Minnie Gr. Neice   2 2/12     KY IN TN