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Re: Feltman - Burdick
Posted by: Rachel Kozlowski (ID *****2583) Date: December 26, 2007 at 12:14:50
In Reply to: Re: Feltman - Burdick by John Bush of 76

The father of these gentlemen was Mr Jacob Feltman.

The main thing to remember is that the census takers spelled the Feltman name differently. They have the name spelled Felpman in the 1860 census. However, in the 1850 census it is spelled Felpmon and in the 1830's it is spelled Feltman.

1860 Census
County: Fayette
July 7, 1860
pg 67

Yes, they were brothers see the 1860
Census for 1860;
Census Place: Eastern Division, Fayette, Alabama;
Roll: M653_9;
Page: 411;
Image: 416.

Jacob Felpman 60
Elvina Felpman 46
Isham B Felpman 19
Benj F Felpman 17
L E Felpman 14
Margret Felpman 12
Helan c Felpman 7
Samual D Felpman 3

1850 Census
County: Walker
October 25, 1850
Jacob Felpmon 50 Farmer South Carolina
Elvery 57 Georgia
Spencer 18 Alabama
Martha 17 Alabama
Milinda 14 Alabama
Rhoda 13 Alabama
James 11 Alabama
Isham 9 Alabama
Benjamin 7 Alabama
Lovi 4 Alabama
Margaret 2 Alabama

The 1830 Census lists only the number of people of a certain age in Jacob Feltman's family and here the name is spelled Feltman. He lived in Tuscaloosa at this point in his life.

Family information is split over two pages in the 1830 census and the last name is spelled Felpmon, but they are the same family.




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