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1850 Census, Edgar Co., Illinois

District 19

Page #308, Dwelling #545, Family #545
Name Age Sex Race Occupation Real Estate Birthplace
 John Vaught  58 M   Farmer  $2500 Mifflin Cty, Pa
 Polly Vaught 54 F Shelby Cty, Ky
 Mary Vaught 24 F Muhlenburg, Ky
 Susan Vaught 22 F Edgar Cty, Ill.
 Betsey A. Vaught 22 F Edgar Cty, Ill.
 Milton Vaught 20 M Laborer Edgar Cty, Ill.
 Eleanor Vaught 18 F Edgar Cty, Ill.
 Martin Vaught 16 F Laborer Edgar Cty, Ill.
 Margaret Vaught 14 F Edgar Cty, Ill.
 Nevin Vaught 10 M Edgar Cty, Ill.
 Louisa Sheldon 29 F Muhlenburg, Ky
 Olive Sheldon 3 F Fon du Lac, Wis
 Alva Sheldon 1 M Fon du Lac, Wis
 Mary Grigsby 88 F Md
Notes:  Louisa Sheldon was the daughter of John and Polly Vaught, she had married Benjamin Sheldon a few years before.  Benjamin can be found in Texas in the 1850 census where Louisa and the kids later joined him.

 

 

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Dale has been studying genealogy heavily for over 30 years, since the age of 10. Although he does not seek professional clients, he has helped a family regain property lost during the Holocaust, and has assisted to obtain historical preservation status for a building in San Francisco. He is a co-admin of the ftDNA Sheldon DNA Project. He lives near Los Angeles and works in the travel industry.
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