Estimated age of Abner Willis (1)

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Transcript:Census Records for Abner Willis (1), 1810-1840

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Person:Abner Willis (1)


Data

The following data have been extracted from the 1810 to 1840 census records for the household of Abner Willis. It is assumed that he is the eldest male listed in these records.

CensusYoungest ageMax age Earliest DOBLatest DOB
1810 26 44 1766 1784
1820 45+ >=1775
1830 50 59 1771 1780
1840 60 69 1771 1780

Discussion

The above data give age ranges for Abner Willis in various census. These census' used varying reporting ranges in different years. The overlap in the ranges between different years can allow us to infer, or at least narrow, Abner's likely year of birth. [1] From these data it appears that Abner could have been born nor earlier than 1775, and no later than 1780.

Footnotes

  1. Note that the estimated YOB are attained by subtracting the age data from the census year. The order of data is inverted so that the earliest DOB is given first
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