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1850 Census, Genesee Co., New York

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Page #243 , Dwelling #165, Family #171
Name Age Sex Race Occupation Real Estate Birthplace
 Nancy Shelden 50 F  N.Y.
 Gardner Shelden 52 M Farmer $250 R.I.
 Abigal Shelden 25 F N.Y.
Notes:  no notes on original form.  Abigail was the daughter of Gardner and Nancy.

 

Page #243 , Dwelling #166, Family #172
Name Age Sex Race Occupation Real Estate Birthplace
 Seymour Wells 37 M Farmer $2500  N.Y.
 Newton G. Wells 5 M N.Y.
 Harriet Wells 25 F N.Y.
 Adelia Wells 4 F N.Y.
 Mary E. Wells 2 F N.Y.
 Ebenezer Wells 68 M Farmer Vt
 Betsey Wells 53 F Vt
Notes:  Harriet Wells was the daughter of Gardner & Nancy Sheldon of the previous household, and sister of Russell Sheldon in the next household.  Son Newton G. Wells was attending school.  Ebenezer and Betsey are likely the parents of Seymour Wells.  Adelia, Mary, Ebenezer, and Betsey are on the next page

 

Page #244 , Dwelling #167 , Family #173
Name Age Sex Race Occupation Real Estate Birthplace
 Russell Sheldon 28 M Farmer $300 N.Y.
 Mary A. Sheldon 25 F Mass.
 Edward Sheldon 3 M N.Y.
 Stuart Sheldon 6/12 M N.Y.
Notes:  Russell is the brother of Harriet Wells in the household before his, and the son of Gardner and Nancy Sheldon in the household prior to that.  There were no further notes on his record.

 

 

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