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1850 Census Johnson Co., Kentucky Family 349, enumerated 6 Sep 1850 Jackson Colvin 31 M Farmer Mahalah Colvin 26 F VA William Colvin 8 M KY John Colvin 6 M KY Delila Colvin 3 F KY Isaac Colvin 1 M KY Nancy Colvin 1/12 KY
This family is living next hh to 61yrs old Sarah Colvin (and her children) who was Jackson's mother. On the other side of Jackson is 24yr old Isaac Colvin who could easily be Jackson's brother. And next hh to Isaac is 39yr old Allen Colvin who could be another brother.
1860 Census Johnson Co., Kentucky Because of poor handwriting, this whole Colvin family is indexed as Calvin. Post Office: Paintsville, KY Family 838 Jackson Calvin 37 M Farmer KY Mary Calvin 36 F KY William Calvin 17 M KY John Calvin 16 KY Delila Calvin 15 F KY Isaac Calvin 12 M Ky Nancy Calvin 10 F KY Saylvana Calvin 8 F KY Margarit Calvin 6 KY Salley Calvin 3 F KY James Calvin 2 M KY
1870 Census Barnett's Creek, Johnson Co., Kentucky Post Office: Paintsville Family #128 Calvin, Jackson 52 M W farmer KY Calvin, Mahala 46 F W keeping house VA Calvin, William 26 M W works on farm KY Calvin, John 25 M W works on farm KY Calvin, Delila 22 F W housework KY Calvin, Isaac 21 M W works on farm KY Calvin, Nancy 19 F W at home KY Calvin, Sylvania 18 F W at home KY Calvin, Margrett 16 F W at home KY Calvin, Salley 12 F W at home KY Calvin, James 11 M W works on farm KY Calvin, Riley 7 M W at home KY Calvin, Rebecca 6 F W KY
1880 Census Dist 45, Barnetts Creek, Johnson Co., Kentucky Family 217 Colvin, Jackson W M 60 married Farmer KY TN NJ Colvin, Mahala W F 56 Wife married keeping house VA VA VA Colvin, John Jr. W M 36 son single works on farm KY KY VA Colvin, Isaac W M 29 son single at home KY KY VA disabled Colvin, Sarah W F 23 dau single at home KY KY VA Colvin, James W M 20 son single works on farm KY KY VA Colvin, Riley W M 18 son single works on farm KY KY VA Colvin, Rebecca W F 16 dau single at home KY KY VA Colvin, John H. W M 8 grandson single KY KY KY Colvin, Asa W M 1 grandson single KY KY KY Jackson, his wife and children are all marked as unable to read or write. I (Janie) am assuming the grandsons are children of William because William is the only son missing from this 1880 census and all the others are still single.