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dancingqueen

dancingqueen Report 11 Nov 2012 22:13

Has anybody got access to US census and would you please be prepared to look up record. I have been searching for my James Samways born 1858 Avington, Hampshire and disappears in UK records before 1891 CENUS (His wife and children are with her parents) and never to be found again here. Family rumour was he left for australia with another woman. But I have found records in US cenus which look interesting and deserve a further look.

Their is a passenger list saying a James Samways left Galway for Boston in 1891 -which is around the correct time but his age is given as 21 years which is many years out. However in 1910 cenus there is a James Samways saying born around 1858 in Douglas, again a James W Samways in 1920 Douglas and James Samways in 1930, California. Could this be my James Samways??

Could you help

Thanks for everybodys efforts

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:19

James Samways
England and Wales Census, 1871
birth: 1859 Ovington,? Hampshire
residence: 1871 Steventon,? Steventon,? Hampshire,? England
parents: Job Samways,? Mary Samways


name: James Samways
event: Census
event date: 1871
gender: Male
age: 12
relationship to head of household: Son
birthplace: Ovington, Hampshire
record type: Household
registration district: Basingstoke
sub-district: Dummer
event parish: Steventon
county: Hampshire

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:19

James Samways
England and Wales Census, 1881
birth: 1859 Avington,? Hampshire,? England
census: 1881 Litchfield,? Hampshire,? England
parents: Mary Samways


name: James Samways
age: 22
gender: Male
birth year: 1859
birthplace: Avington, Hampshire, England
relationship to head of household: Son
marital condition: Single
profession/occupation: Ag Lab Farm Foreman (Bailiff)
address: Down Farm
census place: Litchfield, Hampshire, England
record type: Household
family history library film: 1341308
the national archives reference: RG11
piece/folio: 1265 / 12
page number: 17

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:20

James Samways
England and Wales Census, 1861
birth: 1859 Ovington,? Hampshire
census: 1861 Avington,? Hampshire,? England


name: James Samways
event: Census
event date: 1861
gender: Male
age: 2
relationship to head of household: Son
birthplace: Ovington, Hampshire
record type: Household
registration district: Winchester
sub-district: 2 The Worthys
civil parish: Avington
county: Hampshire

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:21

James Samways
United States Census, 1900
birth: Feb 1856 England
residence: 1900 ED 78 Superior city Ward 9,? Douglas,? Wisconsin,? United States
spouse: Harriett Samways
children: Alfred J Samways,? Frederick Samways...


name: James Samways
event: Census
event date: 1900
event place: ED 78 Superior city Ward 9, Douglas, Wisconsin, United States
birth date: Feb 1856
birthplace: England
relationship to head of household: Head
father's birthplace: England
mother's birthplace: England
race or color (standardized): White
gender: Male
marital status: Married
years married: 20
estimated marriage year: 1880
immigration year: 1885
page: 28
sheet letter: B
family number: 542

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:22

James Samways
United States Census, 1930
birth: 1858 England
immigration: 1885
census: 1930 Modesto,? Stanislaus,? California


name: James Samways
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Modesto, Stanislaus, California
gender: Male
age: 72
marital status: Widowed
race: White
birthplace: England
estimated birth year: 1858
immigration year: 1885
relationship to head of household: Father-in-law
father's birthplace: England
mother's birthplace: England
enumeration district number: 0019
family number: 380
sheet number and letter: 26A
line number: 31
nara publication: T626, roll 223
digital folder number: 4532370

James W Samways
United States Census, 1920
birth: 1858 England
residence: 1920 ,? Douglas,? Wisconsin


name: James W Samways
residence: , Douglas, Wisconsin
estimated birth year: 1858
age: 62
birthplace: England
relationship to head of household: Self
gender: Male
race: White
marital status: Single
father's birthplace: England
mother's birthplace: Canada
digital folder number: 4391500
sheet number: 30

James Samways
United States Census, 1910
birth: 1858 England
residence: 1910 Superior Ward 9,? Douglas,? Wisconsin
children: Harry Samways,? Walter Samways


name: James Samways
birthplace: England
relationship to head of household: Self
residence: Superior Ward 9, Douglas, Wisconsin
marital status: Widowed
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year: 1887
father's birthplace: England
mother's birthplace: England
family number: 159
page number: 9

dancingqueen

dancingqueen Report 11 Nov 2012 22:22

Thank you Ann, that is the two cenus records I can find in UK , after this he disappears -however his last child was born 1888 and I have photographic evidence of him in family photo with wife and three children and youngest is approx 6-12 months.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:24

who did he marry in the UK?

dancingqueen

dancingqueen Report 11 Nov 2012 22:24

Sorry just seen the US records -bit confusing, do you think these three are all the same people? I see only gives England nothing more.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:25

difficult one to call

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:27

no sign of him in Australia by the way

dancingqueen

dancingqueen Report 11 Nov 2012 22:30

Alice Mary Prince

Had Florence Amy Samways 1884
Ernest Edward 1886
and Archibald James Samways 1888

married 1884 Litchfield Church, Hampshire

dancingqueen

dancingqueen Report 11 Nov 2012 22:32

Oh thanks for that Ann, well information is definitely interesting and I think I will have to rule it out -so try and find the US James Samways marrying a Harriett in UK in 1880? if possible. And find the children if born in uk?

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:34

Florence Amy Samways
England and Wales Census, 1911
birth: North Litchfield,? Hampshire
census: 1911 Avington,? Avington Alresford,? Hampshire,? England


name: Florence Amy Samways
event: Census
event date: 1911
gender: Female
age: 27
birthplace: North Litchfield, Hampshire
record type: Household
registration district: Winchester
sub-district: Micheldever
parish: Avington
county: Hampshire

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:35

Ernest Edward Samways
England and Wales Census, 1911
birth: Litchfield,? Hampshire
census: 1911 Litchfield,? Litchfield Whitchurch,? Hampshire,? England


name: Ernest Edward Samways
event: Census
event date: 1911
gender: Male
age: 25
birthplace: Litchfield, Hampshire
record type: Household
registration district: Kingsclere
sub-district: Highclere
parish: Litchfield
county: Hampshire

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:37

Mary Ann Samways
England and Wales Census, 1871
birth: 1862 Ovington,? Hampshire
residence: 1871 Steventon,? Steventon,? Hampshire,? England
parents: Job Samways,? Mary Samways


name: Mary Ann Samways
event: Census
event date: 1871
gender: Female
age: 9
relationship to head of household: Daughter
birthplace: Ovington, Hampshire
record type: Household
registration district: Basingstoke
sub-district: Dummer
event parish: Steventon
county: Hampshire

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:39

not much help I realise - just posting what I can find as I'm trawling through :-)

dancingqueen

dancingqueen Report 11 Nov 2012 22:44

Well thank you for all your help -this is what I have been doing -and so far, nobody has been able to break through this wall -I have checked deaths in uk, none relating to my James Samways by Archibald's marriage in 1911 he has father as deceased -but I think this is in his eyes, as his mother still refers to herself as married not widowed until her death in 1926

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 11 Nov 2012 22:45

1930

Name: James Samways
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1858
Birthplace: England
Race: White
Home in 1930: Modesto, Stanislaus, California
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Marital Status: Widowed
Immigration Year: 1885
Relation to Head of House: Father-in-law
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: England
Occupation:

Education:

Military Service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace: View image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
August F Lang 46
Bessie H Lang 39
Harriet G Lang 19
Jean E Lang 16
Mary L Lang 9
James Samways 72 No occupation given


1920

Name: James W Samways
Age: 62
Birth Year: abt 1858
Birthplace: England
Home in 1920: Superior Ward 9, Douglas, Wisconsin
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Single <<<<<<<<<
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: Canada [England] Def. Canada on image
Home Owned: Own
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
James W Samways 62 Carpenter
David Doucette 54


1910

Name: James Samways
Age in 1910: 52
Birth Year: 1858
Birthplace: England
Home in 1910: Superior Ward 9, Douglas, Wisconsin
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1887
Relation to Head of House: Head
[Self (Head)]
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: England
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
James Samways 52 Labourer
Harry Samways 15 Son
Walther Samways 9 Son


Both sons born Wisconsin. Mother's birthplace England.

1900

Name: James Samways
Age: 44
Birth Date: Feb 1856
Birthplace: England
Home in 1900: Superior Ward 9, Douglas, Wisconsin
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1885
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Harriett Samways
Marriage Year: 1880
Years married: 20
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: England
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
James Samways 44 Carpenter
Harriett Samways 43 b. England
Alfred J Samways 19 b. England
Frederick Samways 18 b. England
Frank Samways 11 b. Wisconsin
Bessie H Samways 9 b. Wisconsin
Harry W Samways 5 b. Wisconsin




AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 22:48

glad to see someone else come on board :-)

we do have those though