3 Replies Latest reply on Jan 21, 2020 9:06 AM by Lisha Penn

    Seeking household members for 1820, 1830 & 1840 Census


      My 2nd great grandfather died in prisoner of war camp during the Civil War. He left a very limited historical footprint. We are desperately trying to connect him and his brothers to the presumed father (based on limited documentation). My understanding is that the US Census prior to 1850 only has head of household and age ranges for family members (we have seen those for the 1820,1830 & 1840 Census.  To complicate the question at hand...there are at least 7 or 8 similar names documented in Georgia during the time window we are researching (1790-1870). Is there any way to see household member for 1820, 1830 & 1840 Census?


      I have not been able to find a will or probate documents either across the various counties lived in by our ancestors as part of the land lotteries in Georgia. And we do not know the name of the 2nd or 3rd great grandmother either....