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Husband:  James M. SEARCH
Birth:  1820, Ross Co., OH
Death:  1860-63 (aft. 16 Jun 1860; bef. 15 Oct 1863), Wayne Twp., Fulton Co., IN
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Charles W. SEARCH
Mother:  Catharine SHAFFER
Marriage:  7 Oct 1852, Fulton Co., IN
Wife:  Mary PUGH / PEW
Birth:  1833/4, OH
Death:  aft 1880 census
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Merit PUGH / PEW
Mother:  Margaret S. PUGH
Children born in Wayne Twp., Fulton Co., IN:
1.  Catharine SEARCH, b. 1853/4
2.  Clara SEARCH, b. 1856/7
3.  Iva / Ina B. SEARCH, b. 1857/8
4.  Ida SEARCH, b. Nov 1859
5.  Merit A. "Tommy" SEARCH, b. 1861/2
6.  James M. SEARCH, b. 1862/3
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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find James.  Mary PEW (æ 16, b. OH) is living in Union Twp., Fulton Co., IN (), with her parents, Merit PEW (æ 43, b. OH) & Martha (æ 43, b. GA), plus siblings, including Robert (æ 20, b. OH) and Zephaniah (æ 10, b. IN).

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #1 of 25):  Kewana P.O., Wayne Twp., Fulton Co., IN, Roll M653_260, p. 535, PN 27, 180/180, enumerated 16 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
James M Search 40 M   Farmer 3000 1200 Ohio
Mary      " 26 F         "
Catharine "  6 F         Ind
Clara     "  3 F         "
Iva B     "  2 F         "
Ida       " 6/12 F         "
Zepheniah Pugh 20 M   Farm Laborer     Ind
Zephaniah is Mary's brother.  Listed next to James's thrice-married sister, Martha (SEARCH) STRAUB GILL STUBBS.

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #27 of 29):  Fulton P.O., Wayne Twp., Fulton Co., IN, Roll M593_316, p. 163A, PN 27, 191/191, enumerated 25 Aug 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Search Mary 36 F W keep house 10500 400 Ohio
______ Catharine A 16 F W without occupation     Ind
______ Clara 13 F W       Ind
______ Ina B 11 F W       Ind
______ Ida A 10 F W       Ind
______ Merit A  8 M W       Ind
______ James M  7 M W       Ind

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 26):  Wayne Twp., Fulton Co., IN, Roll T9_279, p. 120C, PN 3, SD 5, ED 44, 24/25, 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 8 9 11 13 21 24 25 26
24 25 Search Mary W M 43     / Keeping house   OH OH OH
    ______ Clara W F 21 Dau /       IN OH OH
    ______ Ina B W F 20 Dau /       IN OH OH
    ______ Ida W F 18 Dau /     / IN OH OH
    ______ Tommy W M 17 Son /     / IN OH OH
    ______ James M W M 16 Son /     / IN OH OH

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  Fulton County Indiana Newspaper Excerpts, 1863-64 (online at www.fulco.lib.in.ushttp://dgmweb.net/genealogy/):
ROCHESTER CHRONICLE Thursday, October 15, 1863...

(Notice of Administration).... Robert PUGH, Mary SEARCH appointed Administrators of the estate of James M. SEARCH, late of Fulton county, deceased.  Oct. 1863...

(Administrator's Sale).... estate of James M. SEARCH.... at the late residence of the deceased, in Wayne Township, Fulton county.... Robert PUGH, Mary SEARCH, Admrs.  Oct 15, 1863.

Robert PUGH is Mary's brother.

8.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

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