James W Adams
b.16 SEP 1837
d.21 JUL 1924 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
m. 9 DEC 1836
Facts and Events
1870 census-Michigan-Kent-Byron-PO Toby's Mills-pg 23-13 Sep 1870-lines 5-9-dwelling 167-family 163-James W Adams; 32; teacher; $800 real estate; $500 personal; born Ohio; Sarah; 28; born Canada; Mary E; 9; born Ohio; Edison B; 8; born Canada; Albyn L; 5; born Canada
1900 census-MI-Allegan, Laketown-6 Jun 1900-ED 15-lines 19-20-dwelling 68-family 77-J W Adams; Sep 1837; 62; married 40 yrs; born OH; parents born Scotland; farmer; Lee B; Sep 1841; 52; mother of 3 children; born Canada; parents born PA
Questions: why would James be a teacher in 1870 and a farmer in 1900? why is his wife Sarah in 1870 and Lee in 1900? why is James born in OH, lives in MI and dies in IL?