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Philander K. FRANCIS
Husband:  Philander K. FRANCIS
Birth:  27 Dec 1811, Chenango Co., NY
Death:  6 May 1884, Waldo, Marion Co., OH
Disposition:  buried Waldo Cemetery, Waldo Twp., Marion Co., OH
Occupation:  school teacher
Office:  Justice of the Peace
Father:  Levi FRANCIS  (1786-1853), s/o Thomas FRANCIS (1757- )
Mother:  Hannah STEARNS (1790-1853)
Marriage:  29 Oct 1837, Marion Co., OH
Wife:  Clarinda ARMSTRONG
Birth:  25 Dec 1817, Pittsford, Ontario [now Monroe] Co., NY
Death:  25 Feb 1888, Waldo, Marion Co., OH
Disposition:  buried Waldo Cemetery, Waldo Twp., Marion Co., OH
Occupation:  homemaker, milliner
Father:  Joshua ARMSTRONG
Mother:  Phoebe STERNS
born in Marion Co., OH, possibly in Tully Twp.:
1.  Joshua A. FRANCIS, b. 13 Apr 1839; d. 12 Aug 1902, Claridon, Marion Co., OH

born in Marion Co., OH, in either Tully Twp. or Waldo Village, Waldo Twp.:
2.  James Milo FRANCIS, b. 22 Aug 1841; m. 23 Jul 1863, Marion Co., OH, Lucinda CRAWFORD
3.  John M. FRANCIS, b. 1843/4
4.  Levi Kesley FRANCIS, b. 22 Feb 1848; d. 29 Jul 1851, Marion Co., OH; bur. Waldo Cem.
5.  Mary Alice FRANCIS, b. 1851; d. 24 Jan 1861, Marion Co., OH; bur. Waldo Cem.

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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Our subject's father, Levi FRANCIS, and his family are apprently living with Levi's father, Thomas FRANCIS, in New Berlin, Chenango Co., NY.  From then onwards til his death, Levi is enumerated in Sherburne, Chenango Co., NY.  Therefore, Philander was born in Chenango Co., NY not Saratoga, NY, as given by some secondary sources.

3.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7-8 of 10; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 OH Marion Co. Tully Twp. Roll 411 pp. 151B-152A Ln. 6 Frances P K 100 010 - 000 010 0100000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = Joshua (b. 1839)
1 male 20-29 1810-1820 = Philander (b. 1811)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = Clarinda (b. 1817)
1 person employed in agriculture
Listed five households from J.S. ARMSTRONG.

4.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #14 of 24):  Waldo Town, Marion Co., OH, Roll M432_708, p. 7B, 99/99, enumerated 7 Sep 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
P K Francis 38 M   Manufactirer 400 NY
Clarinda 32 F       NY
J A 11 M       O
J M  9 M       O
John M  6 M       O
L K  2 M       O
Phebe Armstrong 12 F       O
Phoebe appears to be Clarinda's niece, daughter of William Forrester ARMSTRONG, whose first wife (i.e., mother of Phoebe) has passed away.

5.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #25 of 28):  Waldo P.O., Village of Waldo, Marion Co., OH, Roll M653_1006, p. 412A, PN 99, 713/713, enumerated 10 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Phelander K Francis 48 M   Justice of Peace 1200 300 N York
Clarinda       " 42 F         Do
Josua A        " 21 M   Engeneer     Ohio
James M        " 18 M   Farming     Do
John M         " 15 M   Do     Do
Mary A         "  8 F         Do

6.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #24 of 27):  Waldo P.O., Village of Waldo, Marion Co., OH, Roll M593_1240, p. 211B, PN 4, 30/33, enumerated 8 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Francis Pilander K 58 M W School Teaching 1200 250 New York
_______ Clarinda 51 F W Milliner   300 "
Armstrong Phebe 74 F W    500   Massachsetts
Phoebe is Clarinda's widowed mother.

7.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 21):  Incorporated Village of Waldo, Marion Co., OH, Roll T9_1046, p. 122C, PN 3, SD 5, ED 95, enumerated __ Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 14 21 24 25 26
27 28 Francis Philander W M 58     / Farmer 2   NY NY MA
    _______ Clarinda W F 52 Wife   / Milliner     NY Eng MA
    Armstrong Nora W F 18   /   at School 2 / OH OH OH
Nora is Clarinda's niece, orphaned daughter of her brother, James S. ARMSTRONG.  Listed next to their married son, James FRANCIS.

8.  Paul J. Midlam & Barbara Midlam.  1985.  Marion County, Ohio, Cemetery Inscriptions (online at Heritage Pursuit):
FRANCIS, P.K. d May 6 1884 Aged: 72y 4m 9d Waldo [Cemetery] Waldo [Twp.]
FRANCIS, Clarinda w/o P.K. d Feb 25 1888 Aged: 70y 2m Waldo [Cemetery] Waldo [Twp.]
FRANCIS, Levi Kelsey s/o P.K. & C. d Jul 29 1851 Aged: 3y 5m 7d Waldo [Cemetery] Waldo [Twp.]
FRANCIS, Mary Alice d/o P.K. & C. d Jan 24 1861 Aged: 9y Waldo [Cemetery] Waldo [Twp.]

9.  Birthdate calculated using Ben Buckner's Birthdate Calculator.
Name Deathdate Age at Death Result
P.K. FRANCIS 06 May 1884 _9d _4m 72y 27 Dec 1811
Clarinda FRANCIS 25 Feb 1888 __d _2m 70y 25 Dec 1817
Levi Kelsey FRANCIS 29 Jul 1851 _7d _5m _3y 22 Feb 1848

10.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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