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from 1880 Census Returns

George R. PEET Self M Male       W 31 ME 
                           Farmer VT VT 
Mary O. PEET   Wife M Female    W 27 IL 
                          Keeping House VT VT 
Clara R. PEET   Dau S Female     W  1 IA 
                         At Home ME IL 
Josiah W. PEET Father M Male     W 71 VT 
                          Minister Of The Gospel VT VT 
Louisa C. PEET Mother M Female W 68 VT 
                         VT VT 

Source Information:
Census Place Richland, Adair, Iowa 
Family History Library Film 1254325 
NA Film Number T9-0325 
Page Number 46D 

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