Posts tagged ‘1870s’

April 23, 2012

Jacob J. Wakefield’s Family in the 1860 and 1870 Censuses

Jacob J. Wakefield’s family in the 1860 census and the 1870 census. The 1870 census shows the widowed Susannah living with her parents, Jacob and Sarah Banta.

September 11, 2009

Accidental Death of James Wakefield in 1876

This article is from the Thursday, October 26, 1876 edition of the Vevay Reveille.

James Wakefield was born January 15, 1803 in South Carolina and died, apparently, on October 21, 1876 at the age of 73. He married Elizabeth Ann Jones sometime prior to 1827 in the state of Ohio and migrated to Switzerland County, IN in the 1840s. James and Eliza were the parents of Robert Washington, Jacob J., Rebecca Ann, Evaline A., and Thomas T. Wakefield.