1880 Census--Using FamilySearch.org and MyFamily.com's online
Some of the following families are discussed in Michael's 1880
online census database article (Part I Part II from
the Ancestry Daily News in November of 2003. The article discusses
search techniques for locating several of these families.
Our List of Rich and
Famous from 1930
- Altje Schuster-from Hancock
County, Illinois-native of Hanover--enumerated as native of Prussia. Name listed as Altea. She was located by searching
for her husband.
- Altje Smith--from Iroquois
County, Illinois--native of Hanover. This
person was located as Olehie Smith, she was located by searching
for her husband.
- Antje Albers--from Denver, Arapahoe
County, Colorado--native of Hanover. This
person was located by searching for her using her age and name.
- August Mortier--from Moline,
Rock Island County, Illinois-native of Belgium.
- Casper Wachter--from Davenport,
Scott, County, Iowa--actually looking for his wife Elizabeth Schulmeyer
Freund Wachter--Prussia native.
- Conrad Krebs--from Davenport,
Scott County, Iowa--actually looking for his wife, Margaret Freund
Krebs from Bavaria.
- Nazaire Drollette--from
Clinton County, New York--native of Quebec--enumerated as Isiah
- John Ufkes--from Hanover--enumerated
as a native of West Friesland.
- Jurgen Ehmen--from Grand Island,
Nebraska--incorrectly enumerated as a native of Schleswig.
- Louis Demarah-from Clinton
County, New York-French Canadian whose surname is actually Desmarais.
- Marie Cawiezell--from
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, native of Switzerland
- Samuel Neill--from Hancock
County, Illinois, native of Ireland.
on using the 1880 Census CD's from the Family History Library