Daniel B. & Mary George – 1880 US Federal Census

Daniel B. George and his household were enumerated on the 1880 US Federal Census on 9 Jun 1880 in Comal County, Texas.

Let’s take a look:

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1880 Jun 9-10: 1880 US Federal Census, Texas, Comal County; p4; Household 32, Family 32
1. Daniel B. George, white, male, 56, married, farmer, born in Alabama, father born in South Carolina, mother was born in North Carolina.
2. Mary George, white, female, 56, wife, married, keeping house, born in North Carolina, parents born in Scotland.
3. Elizabeth George, white, female, 23, daughter, widowed, at home, born in Texas, father born in Alabama, mother born in North Carolina.
4. Nancy George, white, female, 21, daughter, married, at home, born in Texas, father born in Alabama, mother born in North Carolina.
5. Ardana George, white, female, 19, daughter, single, at home, born in Texas, father born in Alabama, mother born in North Carolina.
6. Catherine George, white, female, 15, daughter, single, at home, born in Texas, father born in Alabama, mother born in North Carolina.
7. Andrew Watson, white, male, 31, son-in-law, married, farm laborer on his father-in-law farm, born in Alabama, parents born in Alabama.
8. James Cummins, white, male, 20, at work, single, farm laborer, born in Texas, parents born in Missouri.

Things to Note:

  • Daniel B. George was 56 in 1880, making him born about 1824 in Alabama.
  • Daniel B. George’s father was born in South Carolina and his mother in North Carolina. (Does not match what I have)
  • Mary George is the wife of Daniel B. George.
  • Mary George was 56 in 1880, making her born about 1824 in North Carolina.
  • Mary George’s parents were both born in Scotland.
  • Elizabeth George was 23 in 1880, making her born about 1857 in Texas.
  • Elizabeth George is the widowed daughter of Daniel B. George and presumably Mary George.
  • Nancy George was 21 in 1880, making her born about 1859 in Texas.
  • Nancy George is the married daughter of Daniel B. George and presumably Mary George.
  • Ardana George was 19 in 1880, making her born about 1861 in Texas.
  • Ardana George was the single daughter of Daniel B. George and presumably Mary George.
  • Catherine George was 15 in 1880, making her born about 1865 in Texas.
  • Andrew Watson was 31 in 1880, making him born about 1849 in Alabama.
  • Andrew Watson is the son-in-law of Daniel B. George. (Since Nancy George is the only married daughter living here, he is presumably her husband.)
  • There is a 20 year old, single male, named James Cummins, living with them in 1880. (Who is this and why is he living with the George Family)

NEXT TO DO: Look for Daniel Ball George in the 1900 US Federal Census. His wife should not appear with him, as I have her listed as dying in 1897.

Daniel & Mary George – 1870 US Federal Census

Daniel George and his household were enumerated on the 1870 US Federal Census on 18 Jul 1870 in Spring Branch, Comal County, Texas.

Let’s take a look:

1870 Jul 18: 1870 US Federal Census, Texas, Comal County, Spring Branch (Post Office); p87; Household 627, Family 643

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  1. Daniel Georg, 47, male, white, farmer, personal property value $800, born in Alabama, male citizen over the age of 21.
  2. Mary Georg, 46, female, white, keeping house, born in North Carolina.
  3. Sintha Georg, 24, female, white, at home, born in Alabama.
  4. Benjamin Georg, 20, male, white, at home, born in Florida.
  5. Daniel Georg, 15, male, white, born in Texas, attended school.
  6. Elisabeth Georg, 12, female, white, born in Texas, attended school.
  7. Nancy Georg, 11, female, white, born in Texas, attended school.
  8. Mary Georg, 9, female, white, born in Texas, attended school.
  9. Katie Georg, 4, female, white, born in Texas.
  10. Smith, Margarethe, 22, female, white, school teacher, real estate value $400, born in Texas.

Things To Note:

  • Daniel George was 47 in 1870, making him born about 1823 in Alabama.
  • Daniel George is a farmer in 1870.
  • Mary George was 46 in 1870, making her born about 1824 in North Carolina.
  • Sintha George (Cynthia) was 24 in 1870, making her born about 1846 in Alabama.
  • Benjamin George was 20 in 1870, making him born about 1850 in Florida.
  • Daniel George was 15 in 1870, making him born about 1855 in Texas.
  • Daniel George was attending school in 1870.
  • Elizabeth George was 12 in 1870, making her born about 1858 in Texas.
  • Elizabeth George was attending school in 1870.
  • Nancy George was 11 in 1870, making her born about 1859 in Texas.
  • Nancy George was attending school in 1870.
  • Mary George was 9 in 1870, making her born about 1861 in Texas.
  • Mary George was attending school in 1870.
  • Katie George was 4 in 1870, making her born about 1866 in Texas.
  • There is a Margarethe Smith, age 22, school teacher living with them. (Who is this? Why is she living with the George Family?)

NEXT TO DO: Locate Daniel & Mary in the 1880 US Federal Census.

Daniel Ball George – Family Overview

I am going to start off with what I THINK I know about this family and work on the proofs for this as we go. Most of this information was given to me with no sources attached.

Daniel Ball George
  • Born 14 Feb 1823 in Florala, Covington, Alabama.
  • Died 25 Mar 1904 in San Marcos, Comal, Texas of Jaundice.
  • On 30 Oct 1845 in Henry County, Alabama he married…
Mary W. McSween
  • Born 2 May 1824 in Richmond County, North Carolina.
  • Died 8 Feb 1897 in Fischer Store, Comal, Texas.

Together they had 7 children:

Cynthia George
  • Born 6 Sep 1846 in Barbour County, Alabama
  • Married Valentine Dintleman 28 Sep 1871 in Comal County, Texas.
  • Died Mar 1891 in Texas.
Enoch Benjamin George
  • Born 11 Dec 1849 in Florala, Walton, Florida
  • Married Martha A. E. Laney sometime before 1877.
  • Married May Belle Peal on 23 Dec 1884 in Missionary Ridge, Hays, Texas.
  • Died 21 Mar 1944 in Austin, Travis, Texas.
  • Buried 23 Mar 1944 in New Braunfels, Comal, Texas.
Daniel Webster George
  • Born 26 Sep 1854 in Texas
  • Married Margaret McNair on 1 Oct 1878 in Hays County, Texas
  • Died 26 Nov 1933 in Barksdale, Edwards, Texas of Carcinoma of Gall Bladder.
  • Buried 27 Nov 1933 in Barksdale, Edwards, Texas.
Elizabeth A. George
  • Born 7 Nov 1857 in Fischer Store, Comal, Texas
  • Married Robert H. J. Burns on 1 Jul 1877 in Comal County, Texas.
  • Married John William WIlkerson, Jr. on 21 Dec 1884 in Fischer Store, Comal, Texas.
  • Died 20 May 1939 in Eden, Concho, Texas.
  • Buried 21 May 1929 in Eden, Concho, Texas.
Nancy Fannie George
  • Born 24 Jul 1859 in Fischer Store, Comal, Texas.
  • Married Andrew Jackson Watson on 29 Sep 1878 in Comal County, Texas.
  • Died 30 Oct 1842 in Austin, Travis, Texas of Cervical and Vaginal Cancer.
  • Buried in Dripping Springs, Hays, Texas.
Mary Ardana George
  • Born 21 Apr 1861 in Fischer Store, Comal, Texas.
  • Married James Henry Cummings on 18 Nov 1880 in Hays County, Texas.
  • Married William Edward Hall on 1 Jun 1890 in Comal County, Texas.
  • Died 30 Jun 1940 in New Braunfels, Comal, Texas.
  • Buried in New Braunfels, Comal, Texas.
Catherine Worley George
  • Born 16 Jul 1866 in Comal County, Texas.
  • Married Monroe Boston Furr on 25 Mar 1888 in Comal County, Texas.
  • Died 12 Mar 1931 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona.
  • Buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona.

As I have already found Daniel Ball with his parents in the 1830 and 1840 US Federal Census, I am going to look to document the following census years for them:

  • Mary McSween – 1830 and 1840 with her parents.
  • Daniel and Mary together – 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880
  • Daniel Ball George after Mary died – 1900

NEXT TO DO: Find Daniel and Mary George Household in 1850 US Federal Census.