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Subject: Re: [FRONTENAC] 1861 Census
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 8:55:48 -0400
> If her husband was away, she may have returned to her mother's home for a visit (especially if she was expecting a child). In that case, the enumerator made an error in the last name. (Look for a birth that year).
Or could she be a daughter-in-law or the wife of another relative?
> From: "Jim-Almquist" <>
> Date: 2003/09/11 Thu PM 09:08:38 EST
> Subject: [FRONTENAC] 1861 Census
> In Portland Twp, enumerated in the family of Patrick and Catherine ELLIOT,
> is (probably) a daughter listed as:
> Margaret Elliott, b. Ireland, religion "E", Residence if out of Limits = U.
> S., age 17, female, married.
> Can anyone suggest an explanation as to why this married "daughter" is
> listed with her maiden surname? Or why she is even listed if she is living
> in the U S?
> The "Residents - Members of Family" total, (male + female) equals the number
> of ELLIOTS enumerated.
> Thanks in advance.
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