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John STURGIS
Ardillacy MILLER
Husband:  John STURGIS
Birth:  24 Oct 1787, PA
Death:  16 Apr 1872, Sturgis, St. Joseph Co., MI
Disposition:  buried Oak Lawn Cemetery, Sturgis, St. Joseph Co., MI
Father:  Amos STURGIS (1757-1826)
Mother:  Rachel RANDALL (1751-1812)
Marriage:  22 Apr 1816
Wife:  Ardillacy MILLER
Birth:  25 Jul 1797, NY
Death:  15 Feb 1878, Sturgis, St. Joseph Co., MI
Disposition:  buried Oak Lawn Cemetery, Sturgis, St. Joseph Co., MI
Children:
born in Mt. Pleasant, ON:
  1.  William STURGIS, b. 14 Apr 1817; d. 6 Apr 1902

born in Brownstown, Wayne Co., MI:
  2.  Sarah STURGIS, b. 25 Jun 1818; d. 1 Sep 1818
  3.  Jane STURGIS, b. 7 Dec 1819; d. 21 Sep 1890
  4.  Catherine STURGIS, b. 24 Jul 1821; d. 24 Jan 1899
  5.  John STURGIS, b. 25 Aug 1823; d. 4 Apr 1906
  6.  George STURGIS, b. 29 Dec 1825; d. 12 Apr 1907
  7.  Amos Randall STURGIS, b. 17 Jun 1828; d. 20 Dec 1899

born in Sturgis Twp., St. Joseph Co., MI:
  8.  David STURGIS, b. 11 Feb 1830; d. 10 Feb 1922
  9.  Thomas STURGIS, b. 30 Jul 1832; d. 11 Nov 1910
10.  Hannah STURGIS, b. 26 May 1834; d. 5 Dec 1914
11.  Sarah "Sally" Ann STURGIS, b. 12 May 1838; d. 25 Oct 1864
12.  Henrietta STURGIS, b. 9 Sep 1840; d. 5 Mar 1927

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; CAN, Canada, Ontario; USA, US, United States, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania

Sources:

1.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 20):  Sturgis Twp., St. Joseph Co., MI, p. 267A, 183/184, enumerated 7 Aug 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
John Sturgis 62 M   Farmer 15,000 Penn
Arkilly?  " 53 F       NY
Amos 22 M   do   Mich
Thomas    " 17 M   do   do
Hannah    " 16 F       do
Salluh?   " 12 F       do
Henrietta "  9 F       do
Almina    " 21 F       NY
Harris J. "  1 M       Ia
Plus four hired hands whose names I found indecipherable, so didn't extract.  Almina is their daughter-in-law, wife of son, John; Harris is their son.

2.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #1 of 40):  Sturgis P.O., Sturgis, St. Joseph Co., MI, Roll M653_561, p. 227, PN 225, 1700/1696, enumerated 6 Aug 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
John Sturgis 72 M   Farmer 32930 1000 Pen
Ardillessy " 63 F         NY
George     " 32 M   Farm hand   1000 Mich
Amos       " 30 M   "   "   1000 "
Thomas     " 28 M   "   "    400 "
Henrietta  " 19 F         "
Jane/June  " 13 F         Iowa
James Logan 14 M         Ind
Listed next to married son, John STURGIS (æ 36, b. PA), and his wife, Almina (æ 32, b. NY), and children.

4.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #11 of 58):  Sturgis P.O., Sturgis Twp., St. Joseph Co., MI, Roll M593_700, p. 306A, PN 11, enumerated 3 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1870:  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 18 19
79 79 Sturges John 82 M W Farmer 72000 15000 Pennsylvania Blind /
    _______ Ardillacy 73 F W Keeping House     New York    
    _______ Amos 42 M W Farmer    3000 Michigan    
    _______ Martha 26 F W Keeping House     New York    
    _______ Henrietta 29 F W At Home     Michigan    
Martha is Amos's wife.  Plus six apparent employees not extracted.

5.  1880 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  John and Ardillacy are deceased.  Amos & Martha are still in Sturgis, but I can't find Henrietta, anywhere, and I really looked.

6.  LDS.  Family Search:  Family Trees (online at familysearch.org).

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

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

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