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Notes for Abram Gilbert Northup

The Family of Stephen Monroe Northup & Harriet Eliza Gilbert

From manuscript sent from Marie Fox to Charles W. Northup (year? Latest date on descendant out line is 1942):
Stephen M. Northup moved to Iowa in the spring of 1853 and settled in Jefferson County near Abingdon. He also lived in Keokuk and Wapello Counties.

1856 state census Polk, Jefferson, Iowa
Stephen Northup, age 37, b. Ohio, Farmer
Harret Northup, age 36, b. Ohio
Mary A., age 11, b. Ohio
Elisabet E, age 10, b. Ohio
Missouri C., age 8, b. Ohio
Daniel T., age 7, b. Ohio
Abram G., age 5, b. Ohio
Syrus W., age 3, b. Ohio
Rachel N, age 1, b. Ohio

1860 census Lancaster Twp., Keokuk Co., IA July 31, 1860 page 1030
S.M. Northup, age 40, b. OH, farmer, $800 real estate and $600 personal estate
Harriet E., age 41, b. OH
Mary A., age 15, b. OH
Elizabeth E., age 14, b. OH
Missouri, age 12, b. OH
Daniel F., age 11, b. OH
Abram G., age 9, b. OH
Cyrus W., age 8, b. OH
Matilda, age 7, b. IA
Charles, age 5, b. IA
Nancy, age 2, b. IA
V.W. Darling, age 22, male, occupation Miller, b. Vermont
Cyrus is not listed as blind although according to family papers he became blinded at age 8 or 9.

1870 census Competine Twp, Wapello Co., IA page 104a
Stephen N. Northup, age 51, farmer
Harriett, age 50, b. OH
Missouri, age 23, b. OH
Daniel, age 21, b. OH, Huckster
Abraham, age 19, b. OH, farm laborer
Cyrus, age 17, b. OH, blind
Matilda, age 15, b. IA
Charles, age 13, b. IA, farm laborer
Nancy, age 12, b. IA
Emma, age10, b. IA

1880 United States Census Beaver Head River, Beaverhead, Montana Page Number 6C
Frank LANDEN Self S Male W 28 CAN Ranchman NY NY
Wm. JONES Other S Male W 29 WALES Stock Raiser WALES WALES
Abram NORTHUP Other S Male W 29 IA Stock Raiser IA IA
Thomas HAW Other S Male A 26 CHINA Stock Raiser CHINA CHINA
1895 state census Lafayette, Keokuk Co., Iowa
Name: Beart A. Northup Age: 44 Race: W Birthplace: Ohio
Name: Ella Northup Age: 38 Race: W Birthplace: Iowa Mash
Name: Ragih D. Northup Age: 13 Race: W Birthplace: Iowa Washington
Name: Myrtle Northup Age: 5 Race: W Birthplace: Iowa Washington
Name: Mable Northup Age: 3 Race: W Birthplace: Iowa Washington

1900 census Keota Town, Lafayette, Keokuk, Iowa
B. A. Northup, head, male, Nov 1852, age 48, md 19 yrs, OH/OH/OH
E. W., wife, Sept 1856, age 43, md 19 yrs, 7 births, 4 surviving. Iowa/Ohio/Massachusetts
R. V., son, Jan 1882, age 18, Iowa/Ohio/Iowa
L. M., daughter, June 1889, age 10, Iowa/Ohio/Iowa
M. E., daughter, Sept 1891, age 9, Iowa/Ohio/Iowa
C. E, daughter, Nov 1896, age 3, Iowa/Ohio/Iowa


1920 6th ward Des Moines, Polk Co., IA page 254a 4th precinct
717 13th St. #120/144
Bert A. Northup, head, age 69, OH/OH/PA, chicken buyer, poultry business
Ella W., wife, age 63, IA/OH/MA

1930? Died in Jan 1930