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Re: Sellers sellars family
Posted by: Jim Sellars (ID *****7318) Date: June 03, 2012 at 19:10:40
In Reply to: Sellers sellars family by julia cox of 2735

This may be the family you are looking for. This Margaret's maiden name was Wilson and she was married to a Joshua Cain. It appears that Joshua was African American and Margaret was Caucasian. They were divorced prior to 1870 and Joshua remarried and had another family.

I hope this helps.

1850 Hardy Co., VA #79-83
Sally Wilson 56 Maryland
Susan Wilson 26 VA
James Wilson F 7 VA
Jane Ann Wilson 5 VA
Silas Wilson 2 VA
Eunice Alice Wilson 6 VA

1850 Hardy Co., VA 3 69-71 Poor Farm
Margaret Wilson 21

1860 Hardy Co., VA # 737-744
Sarah Wilson 68 MD
Joshua Cain 38 Va
Margaret Cain 36
Harrison Cain 3 (probably Horace A.)
Eunice Wilson 15
Florence Wilson R 8
Catharine Wilson 5

1870 Hardy Co., WV
Margaret Cane, age 41, white
Florence Cane, age 18, mulatto
Horace A. Cane, age 13, mulatto
Henrietta Cane, age 8, mulatto
Susan Cane, age 5, mulatto
George H. Cane, age 2, mulatto

1880 Southfork, Hardy Co., WV
Margaret Cain, age 54, white, Head
Kate Cain, age 23, white, Daughter
Richard Cain, age 6, white, Grandson
Laura Cain, age 2, white, Granddaughter
Henryetta Cain, age 19, black, Granddaughter
Susan Cain, age 15, white, Daughter
Amos Washington, age 21, black, son-in-law
Elizabeth Washington, age 2, Granddaughter
David Washington, age 1m, Grandson
Dennis Real, age 24, white, farm labor

George Cain, age 11, Mulatto, Farm Labor (with family of James and Mary Heath)

1900 Hardy Co., WV
George Cain, age 30, black, Head, Farm Labor
Florence Cain, age 23, black, Wife
Amzella C. Cain, age 9, black, son
Browny Cain, age 3, black, son
Eldron Cain, age 1, black, son
Laura Cain age 0, black, daughter
Hariet Cole, age 60, mother-in-law, widowed


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