1895 Decatur

1895 Quadrennial Enumeration Returns, Lawrence County, Ohio

Alphabetical List of all Male Habitants above the age of twenty-one years residing in Decatur Township, Lawrence County, Ohio, on the day preceding the second Monday of April, A.D. 1895, designating such of them as are of African descent, by the word “Colored.”  Returned to the Clerk of the Common Pleas Court, of 1895, at the time of making return of lists of property for taxation, to the County Auditor. L.G. Welsh., Assessor.

[Transcribed by Ken Clark, July 4, 2000.  Enumeration transcribed exactly as written.   

Decatur Township

Name

Color

Occupation

Freeholder Yes/No

Post Office Address

Abrams, Baz

White

Preacher

No

Ort

Adkins, Harry

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Addis, William

White

Farmer

Yes

Campbell

Addis, Simeon

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Addis, Thomas

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Armstrong, John

White

Farmer

Yes

Campbell

Armstrong, Richard

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Angel, Zack

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Angel, Albert

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Akers, Nat

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Akers, Henry

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Akers, John

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Ashworth, Geo.

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Bailey, C.E.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Bowen, Wm.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Bowen, John

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Bowles, James

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Burke, Dan

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Burke, James

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Ball, James M.

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furance

Baker, Robert

Colored

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Barnhouse, John

White

Teamster

No

Olive Furnace

Blagg, John

White

Teamster

No

Campbell

Buffington, J.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Brannigan, Jno. Sr.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Brannigan, Jno. Jr.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Bruce, Jerry

White

Farmer

No

Ort

Bowles, Jacob

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Cable, Charles

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Cooper, R.A.

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Cooper, W.F.

White

Farmer

No

Olive Furnace

Cooper, Thos.

White

Farmer

No

Olive Furnace

Cooper, Frank

White

Farmer

No

Olive Furnace

Canter, John

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Canter, Saml

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Calvin, Wm.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Cable, Geo. W.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Cade, Allen

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Cade, Thomas Sr.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Cade, Thomas Jr.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Cade, John W.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Donohor?, Alfred

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Dennison, Wm.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Davis, W.E.

White

Telegrapher

No

Campbell

Day, Allen

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Day, Thomas

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Dutie, John

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Dutie, James

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Dean, Charley

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Depriest, John

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Darling, John

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Darling, Milton

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Ervin, Joseph

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Ervin, Frank

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Emmitt, P.R.

White

Clerk

No

Campbell

Eakins. H.W.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Fleming, Geo.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Fleming, Jas.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Flower, Hugh

White

Farmer

No

Olive Furnace

Flower, Geo.

White

Farmer

No

Olive Furnace

Friend, Hiram

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Friend, John

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Fradd, Frank

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Fradd, Charley

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Frost, George

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Freidman, Saml.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Gallagher, Chas.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Gallagher, Cornelius

White

Teacher

No

Ort

Goody, George

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Gifford, John

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Grimes, Robt.

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Grimes, J.W.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Grimes, Charles

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Griffith, J.J.

White

Engineer

Yes

Olive Furnace

Griffith, J.O.

White

Farmer

Yes

Olive Furnace

Heck, George

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Heck, Jeff

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Heidorn, John

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Heidorn, Theodore

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Heidorn, W.P.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Heidorn, W.F.

White

Engineer

No

Campbell

Heidorn, Frank

White

Blacksmith

No

Campbell

Hobble, Amose

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Hutchinson, Dan

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Jenkins, Obe

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Jones, E.B.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Jones, Saml.

White

Farmer

Yes

Olive Furnace

Jeffers, A.J.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Kerns, John Jr.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Kerns, George

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Kerns, Fred

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Kerns, Theodore

White

Farmer

Yes

Campbell

Kerns, John Sr.

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Kerns, Nick

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Kelly, Jacob

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Kelly, Harry

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Kiser, Frank

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Kiser, Albert

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Leniger, Wm.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Layne, Simeon

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Layne, William

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Layne, William

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Layne, V.B.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Lemaster, Louis

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Lemaster, Ernest

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Lemaster, Amaziah

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

McDaniel, John

White

Farmer

Yes

Olive Furnace

Marcum, L.D.

White

Farmer

Yes

Olive Furnace

McFann, A.J.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Musie, Edw.

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Musie, Alva

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Musie, John

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Munyan, Edw.

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Munyan, Thomas

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Morris, Jeff

White

Farmer

Yes

Campbell

Morris, J.S.

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Morris, C.E. ?

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Massie, Sylvester

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Manring, Calvin M.

White

Foundryman

No

Campbell

Manring, Elza

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Miller, Thos.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

McFann, David

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

McFann, Jacob

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

McFann, Ji ?

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

McFann, Dint?

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

McFann, J.W.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

McFann, William

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Myers, Fred

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Musie, Jeff

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Massie, Vince

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

McCullough, Jacob

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Miller, Walter

White

Farmer

No

Olive Furnace

Massie, Jacob

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Malone, Richard

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Noel, John W.

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Noel, William

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Orth, W.W.

White

Blacksmith

Yes

Ort

O’Roark, D.C.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

O’Roark, W.J.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Porter, Wm.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Patton, Solomon

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Patton, Harvey

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Phillips, Henry Sr.

White

Farmer

Yes

Campbell

Phillips, Henry Jr.

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Phillips, Abe

White

Farmer

Yes

Campbell

Phillips, A.J.

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Queen, Adam

White

Farmer

No

Madland

Redd, Jas. H.

White

Farmer

Yes

Olive Furnace

Ross, James

White

Farmer

No

Ort

Riley, Thos.

White

Merchant

No

Ort

Roth, Henry

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Riley, Mike

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Reaper, Joseph

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Rollman, Henry

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Redman, Henry

White

Miner

No

Campbell

Rogers, Mike

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Rogers, Riley

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Rose, T.J.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Russell, Perry

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Rutroff, John

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Rutroff, Frank

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Rankins, Henry

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Rankins, Wm.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Roth, Fred

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Ruth, Jacob

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Rour, Wm.

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Russell, Isaac

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Russell, Enoch

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Ruth, Frank

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Stamper, Jas. Sr.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Stamper, Jas. Jr.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Stamper, Lee

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Simms, Richard

White

Farmer

No

Ort

Stollings, Martin

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Scofield, E.W.

White

Asst. Supt.

No

Olive Furnace

Strait, L.

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Strait, John

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Spencer, Geo. W.

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Smilie, John

White

Laborer

Yes

Campbell

Smilie, J.H.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Smilie, J.E.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Smith, P.H.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Staten, Wm.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Staten, Osey

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Sharpe, Abe

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Sharpe, George

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Sharpe, Andy

White

Laborer

Yes

Campbell

Shepard, Clark

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Summers, Henry

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Smith, Chas.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Smith, John

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Sumpter, C.C.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Sharpe, Henry

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Smith, David

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Thompson, John S.

White

Farmer

Yes

Madland

Thompson, A.J.

White

Farmer

Yes

Madland

Thompson, G.W.

White

Farmer

Yes

Olive Furnace

Thompson, Wm.

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Tate, Barney

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Thompson, H.L.

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Thompson, Lafer?

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Urban, Charley

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Umbryer, Wm.

White

Carpenter

No

Campbell

Vinant, Henry

White

Farmer

Yes

Campbell

Vanhorn, Albert

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Vickers, Jacob

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Vickers, John

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Vickers, Theodore

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Vickers, Thamer

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Williams, Joseph

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Watson, Wilson

Black

Laborer

No

Ort

Willis, Ples.

White

Laborer

No

Ort

Wolfe, R.W.

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace

Warneke, Ira

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Warneke, B.B.

White

Farmer

No

Campbell

Warneke, J.H.

White

Telegrapher

No

Campbell

Welch, J.T.

White

Telegrapher

No

Campbell

Welch, L.G.

White

Telegrapher

No

Campbell

Walters, Vince

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Warneke, John

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Waller, Jack

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Wisenberger, Frank

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Young, John Sr.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Young, John Jr.

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Young, Albert

White

Laborer

No

Campbell

Young, Wm.

White

Laborer

No

Olive Furnace