Kitson Census Transcriptions

Following are selected entries and not necessarily complete for any particular year, state or county. Also includes some allied families.

Kentucky

1810

Source: AIS Index online at Ancestry.com, statewide scope.

 1810 KITSON JAMES          Shelby      KY 218 12110-30010-00
    This is James Birch Kitson (1767-1835)
    Coding by column number:

                                      males   females
      under 10 years of age 1800-1810   1        3
      10-16                 1794-1800   2        0
      16-26                 1784-1794   1        0
      26-45                 1765-1784   1        1
      over 45                           0        0

1820

Source: Heritage Quest index online

   1820 KITSON JAS            KY HENRY   NEW CASTLE    HQ Img. 171 / 251
       - 1 - - 1 - - 1 - 1 - 2 - 3 1 - - 1 1 - - = this would be James Birch Kitson
   1820 KITSON JAS            KY HENRY   NEW CASTLE    HQ Img. 182 / 262
       1 - - 1 - - 1 - 1 - - 1  = James Kitson, h/o Eliza Shuck
   1820 KITSON WILLIAM        KY SHELBY  NO TWP LISTED HQ Img. 161 / 151?
       - - - 1 - - - - 1
                                         ag marr   --- slaves ---
    wm:                   w fm                  m. f.        fm L?
      10 16 ?? 26 45 ov.  10 16 26 45 ov ?? ??  14 26 45 ov  14 26 45 ov
            /  /
            /  (16to26)
           (16to18) (males only)

1850


Henry County

 ...

  ... ..   ... ...  KITSON   William            55 m VA         farmer 4,620
      ..                     Elizabeth          50 f KY
      ..                     Anny A             25 f  "
      ..                     Mary               21 f  "
      ..                     John M             20 m  "         farmer
      ..                     Rachel             16 f  "
      ..                     Asa                15 m  "
      ..                     Lucinda            12 f  "
      ..                     Silas              10 m  "
      ..                     Prudence           10 f  "
      ..                     Nancy               8 f  "
      ..                     Sarah J             5 f  "


1860


Henry County

 Pleasureville

  376 ..  1090  966 Kitson   William            64 m VA         farmer  8000 1868
      ..                     Elizabeth          60 f KY
      ..                     Anne A.            34 f  "
      ..                     Rachel             23 f  "
      ..                     Prudence           18 f  "
      ..                     Nancy              15 f  "

  376 ..  1091  967 Kitson   W.E.               36 m KY         farmer  ----  500
      ..                     Sarilda Jane       35 f KY
      ..                     John H.            12 m KY
      ..                     Bery E.             6 m KY
      ..            Moore,   Rachel             59 f KY

  376 ..  1094  970 Kitson   Asa                26 m KY         Labor   ----  100
      ..                     Martha             24 f KY
      ..                     Dorabell            4 f KY
      ..                     Malissa A.          2 f KY


1870


Henry County

 New Castle

  343b..  1338  251 Kitson,  Silas P.           28 m w KY       Carp    ---- ----
      ..                     Elizabeth          22 f w KY       Kpng Hs
      ..                     Frances             6 f w KY
      ..                     Oney                4 f w KY
      ..                     Gardner             4 f w KY

 Pleasureville

  359 ..  1536  333 Kitson,  Wm.                72 m w VA       Farmer  5500  300
      ..                     Elizabeth          67 f w KY       Kpng Hs
      ..                     Anna A.            42 f w KY
      ..                     Rachel J.          28 f w KY

  359 ..  1537  334 Kitson,  Asa                37 m w KY       Labor   ----  200
      ..                     Dora Belle         12 f w KY       Atnds School
      ..                     Melissa J.         11 f w KY
      ..                     Emily F.            7 f w KY

  363 ..  1602  399 Kitson,  James H.           45 m w KY       Farmer  3320  300
      ..                     Amanda A.          48 f w KY       Keeping House
      ..                     Edna E.            10 f w KY
      ..                     George W.           9 m w KY
      ..                     Simmons A.          7 m w KY
      ..                     Humphrey A.         4 m w KY

  363b..  1604  401 Kitson,  Wm. E.             46 m w KY       Farmer  1400  900*
      ..                     Zerilda            44 f w KY       Keeping House
      ..                     John H.            22 m w KY       Labor**
      ..                     James W.           20 m w KY       Labor
      ..                     Berry E.           16 m w KY       Labor Attends School
      ..                     Malissa            12 f w KY
      ..            Moore, Rachel               70 f w KY       AstKpngH 500  ----

Missouri

1850


6/13/97: Looked through the entire census schedule for Lincoln Co.
(177 pages).  Was looking for Ellen Smith.
Hand written serial 1-177; Pre-printed numbering 391-479 every other pg.

Numbers used in the indices are stamped/printed in upper-right corner.

US census 1850 - Missouri - Lincoln Co. - District 49 - Page 456(b)
Ancestry.com image / District image 132/177
AIS 1850 Missouri Census Index page 456-7
41  928  928  William Kitsen     27    M     Kentucky
42            Lucy       "       24    F     Virginia
(next page - page 457(a); Ancestry.com Dist. image 133/177)
01   133      Mary Kitzen         8    F     Missouri
02            Martha     "        7    F        "
03            Sarah      "        5    F        "
04            John       "        1    M        "
41*  This is William Henry Kitson, son of James (1793VA)
41*   and brother of Eliza who marr. Levi Shuck)
41*   Wife Lucy Harrison Mayes
41*  Ancestry.com indexes as "Kitzen, William" although writing clearly says "Kitson"


US census 1850 - Missouri - Lincoln Co. - District 49 - Page 457(a)
Ancestry.com image 379 / District image 133/177
AIS 1850 Missouri Census Index page 457
42  436  436  James Kitson       56    M     Virginia  [1794]
(next page 457(b); Ancestry.com Dist. image 134/177)
01            Elizabeth Kitson   56    F     Virginia  [1794]
02            Lucinda    "       18    F     Kentucky  [1832]
03            James      "       16    M        "      [1834]
04            Mathias    "       14    M        "      [1836]
05            Joshua     "       12    M        "      [1838]
06            George W.  "       11    M        "      [1839]
07            Jane       "        8    F     Missouri  [1842]
08            Manervy    "        6    F        "      [1844]
42* Initially, ages of James and Eliza looked like '36'; close examination
42* and comparison of handwriting to other entries as shown on Ancestry.com image shows
42* both are fairly certain '56'
Note: Family of Levi Shuck and Eliza Kitson Shuck shown on same page (457(a))

Missouri-1860


US Census 1860 - Missouri - Lincoln Co. - Hurricane Township - Page 446
(Handwritten numbers, upper-right corner)
Ancestry.com image / Township image 20/67
10 1136 1025 Wm H.   Kitson     39 m Farmer  Ky
11           Mary F.   "        17 f         Mo
12           Martha J. "        15 f          "
13           Sarah C.  "        13 f          "
14           John F.   "        10 m          "
15           James W.  "         7 f          "
16           Eliza P.  "         8 f          "
17           Benjamin T. "       4 m          "

US Census 1860 - Missouri - Lincoln Co. - Hurricane Township - Page 482
(Handwritten numbers, upper-right corner)
Ancestry.com image / Township image 56/67
07 1122 1283 Lydia Stout        65 f         Ky
(others)
10           James Kitson "     35 m         Ky

US Census 1860 - Missouri - Lincoln Co. - Hurricane Township - Page 490
(Handwritten numbers, upper-right corner)
Ancestry.com image / Township image 64/67
39 1492 1351 Wm H. Kitson       35 m  Farmer Ky
40           Mary F.   "        17 f         Mo
(next page, Page 491, Ancestry.com township image 65/67)
01           Martha J.   "      16 f         Mo
02           Susan C.    "      12 f          "
03           Jno F.      "       9 m          "
04           Eliza P.    "       8 f          "
05           Jas Wm      "       6 m          "
06           Benjamin T. "       3 m          "
07           Jas Mc Cormack     37 m          "
08           Evaline     "      35 f          "

US Census 1860 - Missouri - Stoddard Co. - Castor Township - Page 403
(Handwritten numbers, upper-right corner)
Ancestry.com image / Township image 28/77
29  178  356 William Kitson     30 m          Tennessee
30           Hester A  "        20 f             "

Missouri-1870


US Census 1870 - Missouri - Lincoln Co. - Hurricane Township - Page 057
(Printed numbers, upper-right corner)
Ancestry.com image / Township image 114/418
(Page 57a, Ancestry.com township image 113/418)
36   37  35  Whitesides, Edwin E 38 m w Farmer
(others)
(next page, page 57b, Ancestry.com township image 114/418)
03           Kitson John         22 m w Works on Farm  Mo
04            ---   Martha       27 f w House Keeping  "

US Census 1870 - Missouri - Lincoln Co. - Hurricane Township - Page 073
(Printed numbers, upper-right corner)
Ancestry.com image / Township image 145/418
10  273  249 Rice Jas T          31 m w Farmer            Mo
(others, Rice)
17           Kitson, Eliza       20 f w Housekeeping      (Mo)
17* Probably daughter of William Henry Kitson and Lucy Mayes
18  274  250 Kitson, Tice        32 m w Farmer             Mo
19            ----   Sarah       30 f w Keeping House      "
20            ----   Sanford      4 m w                    "
19* Age may be 35

US Census 1870 - Missouri - Lincoln Co. - Hurricane Township - Page 073
(Printed numbers, upper-right corner)
Ancestry.com image / Township image 146/418
(page, 073a, Ancestry.com image 145/418)
37  278  254 Bradley Augustin    49 m w Farmer             Kentucky
(Next page, 073b, Ancestry.com image 146/418)
05           Kitson James        17 m w Works on farm      Mo
17* Probably son of William Henry Kitson and Lucy Mayes


Illinois

1870

Calhoun County
  (From transcription by Calhoun County ...)
  (Only one Kitson family in 1870 in this county.  No Clendenny.)

 ...

  90 35   ..   ..   Kitson, John B.             30 M      MO            Farmer          225
     ..                    Sarah F.             25 F      MO
     ..                    Elisabeth             9 F      MO
     ..                    Mary E.               7 F      MO
     ..                    William A.            5 M      IL
     ..                    Nancy M.              1 F      IL
     ..*  This is Joshua Boyd Kitson


1880

Page Li
---- --

Calhoun County
  (From transcription by Calhoun County ...)

 KITSON

  Bellview

  013 ..    86  86  Kitson, James [1833/4]      W M   46 M --------  Farmer        KY VA KY   22,23
      ..              Mary E.  [1842/3]         W F   37 M Wife                    MO NY KY
      ..              Sarah M. [1863/4]         W F   16 - Daughter                MO NY KY   21
      ..              James E.                  W M   15 - Son                     MO NY KY
      ..              Mary J.                   W F   11 - Daughter                MO NY KY
      ..              John R.                   W M    7 - Son                     MO NY KY
      ..              Ann E.                    W F    5 - Daughter                MO NY KY
      ..              William A.                W M 9/12 - Son                     MO NY KY
      ..*  This is James Burgess Kitson.
      ..*  There is a contradiction: Above says wife born in 'MO' but children's mother born 'NY'
      ..*  May be transcription error.


  Hamburg

  098 ..   112 112  Kitson, Joshua              W M   43 M --------  Farmer        KY VA KY
      ..              Sarah                     W F   37 M Wife      Keeping House MO KY MO
      ..              Elizabeth                 W F   19 - Daughter  At Home       MO KY MO
      ..              William                   W M   14 - Son                     IL KY MO
      ..              Margaret                  W F   12 - Daughter                IL KY MO
      ..              Sarah                     W F    9 - Daughter                IL KY MO
      ..              Luna                      W F    5 - Daughter                IL KY MO
      ..*  This is Joshua Boyd Kitson


  100 ..   124 124  Kitson, Mathias             W M   44 M --------  Farmer        KY VA VA
      ..              Nancy                     W F   30 M Wife      Keeping House MO MO MO
      ..              Wm.                       W M   14 - Son                     MO KY MO
      ..              Burdella                  W F    7 - Daughter                IL KY MO


  105 ..  (160 160) Kitson, James [1852/3]      W M   27 S --------  Works on Farm MO KY MO



 non-KITSON

  Bellview

  010 ..    67  67  Ball, Franklin              W M   26 M --------  Farmer        OH KY OH
      ..              Elizabeth                 W F   19 M Wife                    MO KY MO
      ..              Travis A.                 W M    1 - Son                     IL -- --
      ..* This is Elizabeth J. Kitson, d/o Joshua Boyd Kitson and Elizabeth/Sarah Blackaby


  ... ..   109 109  Ball, R. B.                 W M   45 M --------  Farmer        IN PA PA
      ..              Sarah                     W F   50 M Wife      Keeping House MD VA VA
      ..              Charles                   W M   15 S Son       At Home       IL MD IN
      ..              Elmer                     W M   15 S Son       At Home       IL MD IN
      ..            Foiles, Jane                W F   16 S HalfSistr               IL -- --
      ..* Charles and Elmer noted as twins
      ..* Entry for Jane Foiles crossed out


  Hamburg

   99 ..   118 118  Clendenny, James            W M   41 M --------  Farmer        KY VA KY
      ..              Jane                      W F   38 M Wife      Keeping House MO VA KY
      ..              James                     W M   19 S Son       Works on Farm MO KY MO
      ..   119 119    John                      W M   17 S Son                     MO KY MO
      ..              Cary                      W M   14 S Son                     MO KY MO
      ..              Annie                     W F   11 S Daughter                MO KY MO
      ..              Fanny                     W F    5 S Daughter                MO KY MO
      ..              Amos                      W M11/12 S Son                     IL KY MO
      ..* This is Jane Kitson, d/o James Kitson and Elizabeth "Eliza" Shuck
      ..*  -- Elizabeth "Eliza" Shuck was d/o Mathias Shuck and Mary
      ..* Amos noted born July


   99 ..   117 117  Clendenny, Cornelius        W M   33 M --------  Farmer        MO VA KY
      ..              Sarah                     W F   33 M Wife      Keeping House MO KY KY
      ..              Wesley                    W M   14 S Son       At Home       MO MO MO
      ..* This is Sarah Jane Kitson, d/o William Henry Kitson and Lucy Harrison Mayes


  100 ..   125 125  Clendenny, A. B.            W M   35 M --------  Farmer        KY VA KY  22,23
      ..              Eliza                     W F   22 M Wife      Keeping House MO -- KY
      ..              Mary                      W F   10 S Daughter  At Home       MO KY MO  21,23
      ..              George                    W M    7 S Son                     MO KY MO  21
      ..              Luly                      W F10/12 S Daughter                IL KY MO
      ..* This is Andrew B. Clendenny
      ..* Luly noted born in August