Starting Sept. 30, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Pierpont Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Help solve Pierpont mystery!
Posted by: Judy Wolff (ID *****2458) Date: January 11, 2005 at 12:10:34
  of 161

There is a John Pierpoint listed in the census for 1850 census for Lawrence Cty., OH. John is 45 and wife Susan is 36. They have 1 child, Larkin Pierpoint, age 3, b. OH. Parents both born in PA. John is a laborer. He is living next door to Larkin Pierpoint.

The same John Pierpont is listed in the census for 1860, Lawrence Cty., OH. He is 54, b. VA. Susan is 41, b. VA. Children are: Larkin age 13, Jane is 9, John is 7, Sarah is 4 and Mary is 1. All born in Ohio.

In the 1860 census for Morgantown, Monongalia Cty., WVA, there is a John J. Pierpoint. He is 58, b. VA and wife is Sarah , age 49, b. VA. He is steward of the poor house. Children are: Margaret J. age 28, Sylvanus age 26, Jacob age 19, Lucinda age 16, Salinda A. age 13, Martha E. age 9, and Charles Medary age 9. Next are listed the residents of the poor house.

I believe the first John Pierpont is the son of Larkin Pierpont and Jane Dunn. He did name his first son, Larkin, and in the 1850 census, the Larkin Pierpont living next door to him is b. abt. 1814, the same age as his brother Larkin.

Who, then is the second John Pierpont, the one listed in the 1860 census in Monongalia Cty., WVA?

Regards,
Judy




Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/pierpont/messages/100.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network