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Census Records for Elisha and Sarah (Narver) Helwick
 

1840 Census Davidson Twp., Lycoming Co., PA, p27.
Elisha Helwick and Edmond Bennett must have been very good friends since they named their
 sons after each other. They also were close neighbors with only three farms between them.


 

1850 Census Davidson Twp., Sullivan Co., PA, p326.
Sullivan County was created from part of Lycoming County in 1847.
 The Helwicks and Bennetts are still just a few farms apart.
The Bennetts are farm #55.

 

 

1850 Census Davidson Twp., Sullivan Co., PA, p327.
On the next page the Helwicks are farm #58.


 

1852 Iowa State Census English River Twp., Washington Co., IA

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1854 Iowa State Census Jackson Twp., Washington Co., IA.

 

 

1856 Iowa State Census Jackson Twp., Washington Co., IA, p565.


 

1856 Washington Co., IA State Census Farm Statistics

Elisha Helwick, Jackson Twp. p565.
Elisha 42, farmer, b. PA, 1 native voter, 1 militia.
Elisha 42, Sarah 42, Amos, 19, John J. 18, Hannah 17, Susanna 15, Leah 13, Edmond B. 12, Caroline 8, Mahala A. 7, Elias N. 5, Mary H. 3.

Elisha, Sarah and children except Mary were born in PA. Only Mary age 3 was born in Iowa.

Farm statistics show:
40 acres of unimproved land; 0 acres in meadow; 0 tons of hay; 0 bushels of grass seed; 10a spring wheat; 197 bushels of spring wheat harvested; 0 acres of winter wheat; 0 bushels winter wheat harvested; 6a oats; 225 bu. of oats harvested; 18 acres of corn; 800 bu. of corn harvested; acres of potatoes; 100 bu. potatoes harvested.

7 hogs; $88 value of hogs sold; number of cattle 1; value of cattle sold $15; 160 lbs butter manufactured; 0 lbs cheese manufactured; 55 pounds wool manufactured.

Value of dometsic manufactures $62; value of general manufactures $0.

 

1860 Census Jackson Twp., Washington Co., IA, p125.

 

 

1870 Census Jackson Twp., Washington Co., IA.

 

 

1880 Census Jackson Twp., Washington Co., IA, p79B.

 


 

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