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from 1880 Census Returns


James FORBES  Self M Male     W 36 VT 
            Farmer VT VT 
Hattie FORBES  Wife M Female W 35 VT 
Keeping House VT VT 
Chas. FORBES  Brother M Male W 42 VT 
Farmer VT VT 
Lucy FORBES SisterL M Female W 42 VT 
Keeping House VT VT 
Meda FORBES    Dau S Female W 10 VT 
Attending School VT VT 
George FORBES Son S Male W 5 VT VT 
VT 
James FORBES   Father W Male W 76 VT 
Farmer MA MA 
Sophia MARTIN Other S Female W 25 NY 
Servant NY NY 

Source Information:
Census Place Shoreham, Addison, Vermont 
Family History Library Film 1255341 
NA Film Number T9-1341 
Page Number 223C 


CENSUS  cenĚsus  sen(t)-s&s
The manuscript census is the single fullest genealogical record. 
Every ten years, the government commissioned census takers 
who visited every house in their district. 
There, they asked the head of the household a series of personal
questions: the age of everyone in the home, his or her race, wealth,
occupation, age, literacy, physical state, and birthplace. 
The Content of each census questionnaire varied.





  
This information compiled by Michael James Higgins