Possible names listed on Census Records for Liebette Schilling

Started by Penny Schilling on Friday, January 6, 2012

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1/6/2012 at 2:21 AM

Liebled Schilling, b. abt. 1827, Residence 1885, Keokuk, Iowa
also, Iowa State Census, 1895, shows Leiberts Schilling, b. abt. 1827, Residence Keokuk
also, 1860 U.S. Federal Census, Livetta Shilling, b. abt. 1827, Residence Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, U.S.
also, Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925, Lebethe Shilling, b. abt. 1826, Residence Keokuk, Iowa

1/14/2012 at 4:11 PM

My mother-in-law has told me that many times the person taking the census information (clerk) was the one mispelling the names, and sometimes they may not have been educated, which made for a lot of mispellings.

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