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1890 Federal Census of Ellis County, Texas

Transcribed from microfilm by Barbara Knox

Most of the 1890 Federal Census was destroyed by fire many years ago.   Included in the few pages saved were several enumerations taken in the Mountain Peak Pct. and two families then residing in Ovilla. The following is an edited extract of this information. Please check the film for more information.

Ellis County, Texas
Mountain Peak Oct. ED 172, JP Dist #6
Enumerator: J. E. Connery - 16 June 1890

#228/229
PAINE, Jessie A., age 44, head hh, physician, b. Tenn. Conf. soldier
Sallie, age 36, wife b. Tenn.
Edgar L., 19, son, b. Tenn.
St. Arno [?] 16, son, b. Tenn.
Sydney J., 12, son, b. Tenn.
Benjamin B., 6, son, b. Tenn.
Laurence M., 6, dau. b. Tenn.

#229/230
CLACK, Lee O., 44, widower, head hh, blacksmith, b. Tenn. Conf. soldier
Morton M., 20, son, farmer, b. Tenn.
Barbara J., 17, dau., b. Tenn.
William R., 14, son, b. Tenn.
Josie L., 7, dau., b. Tex.
George E., 5, son, b. Tex.

#230-231
BURKS, John W., 68, head hh, farmer, b. Ala. Conf. soldier
Louisa, 65, wife, b. Tenn.
Roland P., 22, son, farmer, b. Tex.
Ellis, 20, dau., b. Tex.
DOBBS, John, 22, hired hand, b. Ala.
HUGHES, Jack, 20, hired hand, b. Ark.

#231/232
BURKS, George A., 40, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn.
Mary S., 34, wife, b. Tex.
Mollie V., 16, dau. b. Tex.
Letha E., 13, dau. b. Tex.
Eddie G., 11, son, b. Tex.
Ethel L., 6, dau. b. Tex.
Arthur W., 4, son. b. Tex
Fannie A., 2, dau. b. Tex.
EMBRY, Ruth, 10, niece, b. Tex.

#232-233
THOMPSON, Josiah, 36, head hh, farmer, b. Miss.
Elizabeth M., 33, wife, b. Tenn.
James W., 14, son, b. Tenn.
Corly J., 8, dau. b. Tex.

#233/234
EDWARDS, Robert L., 31, head hh, farmer, b. Ala.
Martha C., 24, wife, housework, b. Ala.
James F., 4, son, at home, b. Tex.
Sebastian L., 3, son, at home, b. Tex.
Robert L., 1, son, at home, b. Tex.
ROBERTS, Richard J., 35, widowed, hired hand. b, Ala.
EDWARDS, Mary A., 56, mother, b. Ala., widow of Conf. soldier

#234-235
MORRIS, John W., 47, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn., CSA
Mary J., 43, wife, b. Tenn.
Louetta, 18, dau. b. Tenn.
Malvina, 16, dau. b. Tenn.
John A., 14, son, farm work, b. Ky.
SUMMERS, Alvin F., 66, fath-in-law, widower, farmer, b. Tenn.

235-236
TAYLOR, Rhoda M., 40, head hh, wiudow, b. Ala.
Josie, 13, dau. b. Tex.
James, 10, son, b. Tex. 236-237
GLOVER, Eli, 30, head hh, farmer, b. Ala.
Nancy C., 22, wife, b. Tex.
Isaac H., 2, son, b. Tex.

237-238
CARTER, Charles W., 55, head hh, farmer, b. Miss. CSA
Elsie L., 51, wife, b. Ga.
Harriet D., 20, dau. b. Mo.
William P., 6, gr-son, b. La.
Leona, 3/12, gr-dau. b. Tex. 238-239
DAWSON, David,M., 30, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn.
Elizabeth W., 31, wife, b. Tenn.
Zela O., 9,m dau. b. Tenn.
Corlie, 8, dau. b. Tenn.
Haggard, 2, son, b. Tex.
Phebe, sister-in-law, b. Tenn.
McPHIFER, McAlphy, 25, hired hand, b. Tenn.

239-240
KELLY, Joseph H., 52 wm, head hh, b. Tenn., CSA
Rebecca A., 55, wife, b. Tenn. 240-241
KELLY, Thomas W., 19, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn.
Forrest L., 17, wife, b. Tenn.[son and dau-law Joseph Kelly]

241-242
ROBERTS, Caleb W., 39, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn.
Cordelia, 31, wife, b. Ky.
Dovie J., 9, dau. b. Ark.
George A., 8 son, b. Ark.
Maggie M., 2, dau. b. Ark.

242-243
ROBERTS, George R., 27, head hh, farmer, b. Ark.
Ellen, 30, wife, b. Tenn.

243-244
SMITH, James E., 63, head hh, farmer, b. Ala., Conf. soldier
Nancy H., 58, wife, B. Tenn.
Joseph T., 27, son, b. Tex.
Louella J., 21, dau. b. Tex.
David C., 18, son, b. Tex.
Charles B., 15, son, b. Tex.

243-245
BURNS, Joseph M., 57, head hh, farmer, b. Ind., Conf. soldier
Mary, 48, wife, b. Tenn.
John, 18, son, t. Tenn.
Lizzie, 14, dau. b. Tenn.
Claude, 8, son, b. Tenn.
Anson, 60, brother, b. Ind.
PUCKETT, Ulysses G., 28, hired hand, b. Ill.

244-246
BURNS, William H., 24, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn.
Kate, 17m wife, b. Tex.
Joseph, 19, hired hand, b. Tex.
DONNELLY, Oyse [?], 16, hired hand, b. Tex.
HUDSON, Lavena, 22, sister-in-law, b. Tex.

245-247
DAVIS, Daniel B., 30, head hh, farmer, b. Ky.
ERlizabeth, 30, wife, b. Tenn.
Laura B., 19, dau, b. Ky.
Ida C., 15, dau, b. Ky.
Henry G., 12, son, b. Ky.
Albert H., 6, son, b. Tex.
Daniel D., 4/12, son, b. Tex.

246-248 COTTON, Nimrod H., 43, head of hh, farmer, b. La.
Mary I., 46, wife, b. Tex.
John H., 16, son, b. Tex.
James L., 14, son, b. Tex.
Rachel E., 10, dau. b. Tex.
Harriet L., 8, dau. b. Tex.
Ida L., 5, dau. b. Tex.

249-250 [skip in numbering]
PICKARD, Charles M., 32, head hh, farmer, b. Ark.
Maggie L., 25, wife, b. Tenn.
Charles B., 5, son, b. Tex.
Shannon, 3, son, b. Tex.
Fay, 2, dau. b. Tex.

250-251
RICHARDSON, James P., 34, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn.
Mary E., 30, wife, b. Tenn.
Jeremiah R., 11, son, b. Tenn.
Maggie, 7, dau. b. Tenn.
William, 5, son, b. Tenn.
Walker L., 3, son, b. Tex.

256/258
BUCHANAN, William N., 38, head hh, farmer, b. Ga.
Mary, 35, wife, b. Tenn.
Martha, 17, dau. b. Ala.
James, 14, son, b. Ala.
John, 12, son, b. Ala.
Charles, 9, son, b. Ala.
Odie, 5, son, b. Tex.
Addie, 3, dau. b. Tex.
Jessie, 2, dau. b. Tex.

257-259
SHAW, William B., 37, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn.
Mattie, 23, wife, b. Miss.
Thomas, 3, son, b. Tex.
Ethel, 2/12 dau. b. Tex.

258-260
McDANIEL, Pete, 42, head hh, farmer, b. Va.
Dora A., 26, wife, b. Tex.
William, 17, son, b. Va.
James D., 15, son, b. Tex.
Leu, 12, son, b. Tex.
Mary, 10, dau., b. Tex.
Emma 8, dau, b. Tex.
William W., 5, step-son, b. Tex.
Barney, 1, son, b. Tex.
Mary, 66, mother, b. Va.

259-261
WATSON, John F., 20, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn.
PARSONS, Geirge W., 30, boarder, farmer, b. Tex.

260-262
BUSSELL, James W., 45, head hh, farmer, b. Ky.
Issa [?] R., 45, wife, b. Tenn.
Hettie, 18, dau. b. Tenn.
Georgia, 14, dau, b. Tenn.
Sandford, 10, son, b. Tex.
Bennie, 8, son, b. Tex.
Herbert, 4, son, b. Tex.
PEARSON, Riley, 23, farm laborer, b. Ala.

261-163
SEWELL, John P., 60, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn., Conf. soldier
Mary F., 46, wife, b. Ala.
William E., 22, son, farmer, b. Tex.
Edgar J. 20, son, farmer, b. Tex.
Fannie E., 13, dau. b. Tex.

262-264
RAYBURN, George W., 28, head hh, farmer, b. Ark.
Rosa, 22, wife, b. Miss.
Benjamin, 5, son, b. Tex.
Eva, 3, dau.b. Tex.
Milton, 2, son, b. Tex.

263-265
McBRAYER, Newton B., 51, head hh, farmer, b. Ala., Conf. soldier
Edna C., 46 wife, b. Ala.
Columbus C., 20, son, b. Ala.
Sarah E., 10, dau. b. Ala.
Harvey K., 17, son, b. Ala.
Ida, 12, dau. b. Ala.
Ada, 12, dau. b. Ala.
Isabel, 8, dau, b. Ala.
William B., 4, son, b. Ala.
Alonzo, 2, son, b. Ala.
Josie S., 10, dau. b. Ala.

264-266
ARMSTRONG, Thomas B., 46, head hh, farmer, b. Ala., CSA
Sarah, 30, wife, b. Ala.
Lucille, 20, dau. b. Ala.
William B., 18, son, b. Ala.
Elizabeth, 16, dau, b. Ala.
Henry, 14, son, b. Ala.
John, 12, son, b. Ala.
Minnie, 8, dau, b. Ala.
Steven, 6, son, b. Tex.
Lee, 4, son, b. Tex.
Levi, 3, son, b. Tex.
Ida, 1, dau. b. Tex.
Harvey, 10, son, b. Ala.

265-267
GLOVER, Uriah W., 35, head hh, farmer, b. Ala.
Frances A., 28, wife, b. Miss.
Leona R., 9, dau. b. Miss.
Minnie L., 6, dau, b. Tex.
Myrtle, 4, dau, b. Tex.
James L., 2, son, b. Tex.
Bessie, 2/12, dau, b. Tex.

266-268
MOORE, George W., 73, head hh, widowed, b. Ala., Conf. soldier
Marsales, 40, son, farmer, b. Ark.
Emma, 32, dau-law, b. Ky.
Ilylene, 12, gr-dau, b. Tex.
Graham, 10, gr=son, b. Tex.
Mattie K., 7, gr-dau. b. Tex.
Octavia 3, gr-dau. b. Tex.
GOODMAN, Margaret, 88, moth-law, widow, b. Tenn.

267-269
MOORE, Lee O., 26, head hh, farmer, b. Ark.
Susan, 10, wife, b. Mo.
Hayden, 3, son, b. Tex.
Allie L., 1, dau. b. Tex.
Bell Z., 28, wife, b. Ga.
Ila, 18, dau, b. Tex.
Henry J., 6, son, b. Tex.
Leola, 3, dau. b. Tex.
Nancy G., 8/12, dau. b. Tex.

269
STANBERRY, William I., 60, head hh, farmer, b. Ky.
Mary A., 54, wife, b. Ky.
John C., 17, son, b. Ky.
Richard L., 15, son, b. Ky.
Licurgus, 13, son, b. Ky.
Charles E., 10, son, b. Ky.

270
HOLLY, Joel A., 34, head hh, farmer, b. Ala.
Dicie, 36, wife, b. Ala.
Cattie S., 14, dau, b. Tex.
Jessie E., 12, son, b. Tex.
Leona A., 10, dau.b. Tex.
William W., 8, son, b. Tex.
Elizabeth M., 6, dau, b. Tex.
Bertha C., 2, dau. b. Tex.
Robert M., 3/12, son, b. Tex.
ROBERTS, Moses D., 21, hired hand, b. Ark.

#271
HOLLY, Haziel, 60, head hh, farmer, b. SC.
Millie, 50, wife, b. Ala.
Wilson, 11, son, b. Tex.

#272
NESMITH, Uriah W., 42, head hh, farmer, b. Ala.
Elizabeth, 42, wife, b. Ala.
Josie A., 16, dau, b. Ala,
Gensah [?] A., 13, dau., b. Tex.
Luther L., 10, son, b. Tex.
Annie L., 9, dau, b. Tex.
William W., 6, son, b. Tex.
Nora B., 4 dau, b. Tex.

#273 WILSON, Robert G., 27, head hh, farmer, b. Ala.
Missouri A., 27, wife, b. Ala.
Arthur, 6, son, b. Ala.
Thomas, 4, son, b. Ala.
Walter, 2, son, b. Tex.
Lucy, 1, dau. b. Tex.

#274 GODFREY, Sebe, 25, head hh, farmer, b. Ga.
Daniel, 30, bro, farmer, b. Ga.
Margaret, 68, mother, b. N.C., widow Conf. soldier

#275
BLAIR, John M., 57, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn., Conf. soldier
Sarah E., 43, wife, b. Tenn.
William A., 17 son, farm work, b. Tenn.
John C., 15, son, farm work, b. Tenn.
Thomas C., 14, son, farm work, b. Tenn.
Maggie A., 11, dau. b. Tenn.
Josiah C., 8, son, b. Tenn.
Carrie M., 5, dau, b. Tex.

#276
BLAIR, James C., 22, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn.
Arabel, 18, wife, b. Tex.
Freda B., 3/12, dau, b. Tex.
#277
REED, Warren, 55, head hh, farmer, b. Ill., Conf. soldier
Hulda, 55, wife, b. Tenn.
David 10, son, b. Tex.
James, 10, son, farm work, b. Tex.
Thomas, 16, son, farm work, b. Tex.

#278
TRUSSELL, Robert L., 22, head hh, farmer, b. Tex.
Susan A., 23, wife, b. Tex. 279
BEALL, Richard, 73, head hh, farmer, b. Ky., Conf. soldier
Mahaley, 60, wife, b. Ky.

#280
SMITH, Thaddus M., 36, head hh, farmer, b. Tenn.
Rachael E., 31, wife, b. Tenn.
Wesley, 10, son, b. Tenn.
Ruth, 7, dau, b. Tenn.
Neva, 3/12, dau, b. Tex.
Jesse R., 17, brother, b. Tenn.
Mary V., 21, sister, b. Tenn.

#281
CAIN, John M., 40, head hh, farmer, b. Miss., Conf. soldier
Sarah E., 32, wife, b. Tenn.
William C., 14, son, b. Tenn.
Thomas J., 13, son, b. Tenn.
John D., 9, son, b. Tenn.
George W., 7, son, b. Tenn.
Joseph P., 6, son, b. Tenn.
Odie D., 4, son, b. Tenn.
Emma F., 7/12, dau, b. Tenn.
#281
SINGLETON, Joseph H., 36, head hh, farmer, b. Tex.
Liddie J., 36, wife, b. Ark.
Albert O., 8, son, b. Tex.
John V/., 6, son, b. Tex.
Fannie, 3, dau. b. Tex.
Lenora J., 1, dau. b. Tex.
Rebecca A., 60, mother, widow Conf. soldier, b. Tenn.
Marvin E., 10, brother, druggist, b. Tex.
ROBERTS, James, 20, hired hand, b. Ark. #283
KILGORE, Alney D., 32, head hh, farmer, b. Miss.
Donie N., 32, wife, b. Miss.
Florence B., 10, dau, b. Miss.
Virginia E., 6, dau, b. Tex.
William A., 5, son, b. Tex.
Mary A., 3, dau, b. Tex.
Luke M., 2, son, b. Tex.
Joseph H., 7/12. son, b. Tex.

#284
TEAGUE, Harding N., 46, head hh, farmer, b. Ark.
Margaret A., 41, wife, b. Tenn.
William N., 17, son, b. Ill.
Henry H., 13, son, b. Mo.
Charles P., 5, son, b. Tex.

OVILLA PCT., 2 June 1890
Enumerator: H. Chapman 2/2
WOOD, Withering W., 30, head hh, farmer, b. Mo.
Ellen, 28, wife, b. Ohio
Everett E., 6, son, b. Tex.
Pearl N., 3, dau, b. Tex.
Annie B., 2/12, dau, b. Tex.

3/3
ROCKETT, Whitfield F., 20, head hh, farmer, b. Tex.
Nancy A., 20, wife, b. Tex.
Harmie D., 6, son, b. Tex.
Earl A., 5, son, b. Tex.
James B., 3, son, b. Tex.
Nora B., 2, dau, b. Tex.
Unnamed, 0/12, son, b. Tex.
YOUREE, Walter H., 18, bro-law, b. Tex.

End of the 1890 Ellis County Census as Preserved

 

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