James Jefferson1

#7824, b. 7 July 1849, d. 14 August 1908
Father*James Jefferson1 b. c 1815, d. 23 Aug 1853
Mother*Mary Ann Palmer1 b. 13 Dec 1816, d. 9 Sep 1908
     James Jefferson was born on 7 July 1849 Boone County, Missouri. he was 4/12 when the census was taken 10 October 1850.
He is buried with his mother, Mary Ann "Polly" Palmer Jefferson, with a common headstone that reads
"James W Jefferson, born July 7, 1849, died Aug 14, 1908.

The 1900 census has "July 1850."

Perhaps the "effective" date of the census was earlier?1,2,3 He was the son of James Jefferson and Mary Ann Palmer.1 James Jefferson died 14 August 1908 at age 59 years, 1 month and 7 days, He did not work the twelve months prior to the 1900 census, although he was listed as "farmer." The farm schedule reference has his information, marked out, and the identical informaiton entered for his mother.2,3
Last Edited=5 Mar 2021

Citations

  1. [S6] 1850 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: M432_392; Page: 436A; Image: 413.
  2. [S419] FindAGrave, online FindAGrave.com, Memorial 65264629.
  3. [S254] 1900 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Year: 1900; Census Place: Cedar, Boone, Missouri; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0015; FHL microfilm: 1240840.