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Alexander RAZEY
Hannah Margaret LEWIS
Husband:  Alexander RAZEY
Birth:  5 Dec 1837, Essex Co., NY
Death:  29 Aug 1907, Yakima Co., WA
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Asahel RASEY / RAZEY, Sr.
Mother:  Mary "Polly" JENNE
Marriage:  15 Oct 1863, Iowa Co., WI
Wife:  Hannah Margaret LEWIS
Birth:  1841/2, NY
Occupation:  homemaker
Brother(?):  Frank M. LEWIS, b. 1846/7, NY
— born in Iowa Co., WI:
1.  Edith M. RAZEY, b. 1864/5
2.  Ella May RAZEY, b. 1866/7

— born in Madison Twp., Poweshiek Co., IA:
3.  Ada A. "Addie" RAZEY, b. Aug 1869; d. 1877
4.  Asahel Jesse RAZEY, b. 1871/2
5.  Francis "Frank" B. RAZEY, b. 1875/6
6.  Frances "Fanny" RAZEY, b. 1876/7
7.  Samuel A. RAZEY, b. Apr 1880

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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #5 of 20):  Brooklyn P.O., Madison Twp., Poweshiek Co., IA, Roll M593_417, p. 342A, PN 5, 31/32, enumerated  29 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
Razey Alexander 32 M W Farmer 1500 1000 New York  
_____ Hannah M 28 F W Keeping House     N" Y"  
_____ Edith  5 F W       Wisconsin  
_____ Ella May  3 F W       Wis  "  
_____ Addie 9/12 F W       Iowa Aug
Lewis Frank M 23 M W Farm Laborer   3000 New York
Listed next to Alexander's widowed father, Asahel RAZEY, Jr., and two married siblings, Aurilla (RAZEY) DRUMMOND and Henry RAZEY.

3.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 17):  Madison Twp., Poweshiek Co., IA, Roll T9_362, p. 445C, PN 3, SD 1, ED 184, enumerated 2/3 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 7 8 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
26 26 Razey Alex W M 36       / Farmer   NY NY NY
    _____ Hanah W F 34   Wife   / Keeping house   NY NY NY
    _____ Edith M W F 16   Dau /   at home / WI NY NY
    _____ Ella M W F 13   Dau /   at home / WI NY NY
    _____ Jessie A W M  8   Son /   at home / IA NY NY
    _____ Frank B W M  4   Son /   at home   IA NY NY
    _____ Fanny W F  3   Dau /   at home   IA NY NY
    _____ Samuel A W M 1/12 Apr Son /   at home   IA NY NY
Listed next to Alex's brother, Joseph W. RAZEY.

4.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

5.  Anon.  1880.  The History of Poweshiek County, Iowa.  Union Hist. Co., Des Moines, IA (online at the Iowa Biographies Project; submitted by Lisa Johnson):
RAZEY, ALEXANDER—Madison Twp—pg 958. Farmer, section 14, P.O. Brooklyn.  Was born in Essex county, New York, December 5, 1837, where, after finishing his education, he engaged in farming til 1855, then went to Wisconsin engaging in farming, and in the pineries till 1868, when he came to Iowa and settled where he now lives and owns one hundred and forty-nine acres of farm and timberland. Mr. Razey was married in Wisconsin in the fall of 1863, to Miss Hannah M. Lewis, a resident of Iowa, and a native of New York, aged twenty years.  They have six children: Edith M. (aged fifteen), Ella M. (aged fourteen), Asahel J. (aged eight), Francis B. (aged four), Fannie (aged three), Samuel A. (aged five months).  And in the fall of 1877 they buried Ada A. (aged two years).

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