Census transcript for Amos Theodore Parris (1860-1946) & family

1880 (USA): Somonauk Township, DeKalb County, Illinois. John A. Parris (white, male) age 47, married. Occ Farmer. Born England. Father & mother born England. Eliza Parris (white, female) age 47, married. Born England. Father & mother born England. Amos Parris (white, male) age 19, single. Occ Farm laborer. Born Illinois. Father & mother born England. Albert Parris (white, male) age 18, single. Born Illinois. Father & mother born England. Melvin Parris (white, male) age 14, single. Born Illinois. Father & mother born England. Ella A. Parris (white, female) age 12, single. Born Illinois. Father & mother born England.

1870 (USA): Adams, La Salle County, Illinois. John Paris [sic], age last birthday 37 (male, white) occ Farmer. Value of personal estate 670. Born England. Father & mother of foreign birth. Eliza Paris, age 37 (female, white) occ Keeping house. Born England. Father & mother of foreign birth. Alfred Paris [sic], age 18 (male, white) occ works on farm. Born England. Father & mother of foreign birth. Attended school within the year. William Paris, age 12 (male, white). Born England. Father & mother of foreign birth. Attended school within the year. Amos Paris, age 9 (male, white). Born Illinois. Father & mother of foreign birth. Attended school within the year. Albert Paris, age 7 (male, white). Born Illinois. Father & mother of foreign birth. Attended school within the year. Celia Paris, age 6 (female, white). Born Illinois. Father & mother of foreign birth. Attended school within the year. Melvin Paris, age 4 (male, white). Born Illinois. Father & mother of foreign birth. Attended school within the year. Ella Paris, age 2 (female, white). Born Illinois. Father & mother of foreign birth. Ralph Paris, age 1 (male, white). Born Illinois. Father & mother of foreign birth.

1900 (USA): Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska. Amos T. Parris (head, white, male) born Dec 1860, age 39. Married 20 years. Born Illinois; father & mother born England. Occ Grain dealer. Owns home, free of mortgage. Ella N. Parris (wife, white, female) born Apr 1861, age 39. Married 20 years. Mother of 7 children, 4 still living. Born Illinois; father born New York, mother born Canada. Herbert R. Parris (son, white, male) born Feb 1888, age 12. Single. Born Nebraska; father & mother born Illinois. At school, attended 9 months. Harry R. Parris (son, white, male) born Sep 1889, age 10. Single. Born Nebraska; father & mother born Illinois. At school, attended 9 months. Glenn Parris (son, white, male) born Mar 1896, age 4. Born Nebraska; father & mother born Illinois. Lawrence Parris (son, white, male) born Feb 1898, age 2. Born Nebraska; father & mother born Illinois.

1910 (USA): House 510, 9th Street, Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska. Amos T. Parris (head, male, white) age 49, married 29 years. Born Illinois; father & mother born England. Occ Proprietor, grain elevator. Ella N. Parris (wife, female, white) age 49, married 29 years. Mother of 5 children, 5 still living. Born Illinois; father born New York, mother born Canada. Herbert Parris (son, male, white) age 22, single. Born Nebraska; father & mother born Illinois. Occ Mail weigher, US Postal. Harry Parris (son, male, white) age 20, single. Born Nebraska; father & mother born Illinois. Occ Express messenger, Express Co. Not attended school any time since 1 Sep 1909. Glenn Parris (son, male, white) age 14, single. Born Nebraska; father & mother born Illinois. Attended school since 1 Sep 1909. Lawrence Parris (son, male, white) age 12, single. Born Nebraska; father & mother born Illinois. Attended school since 1 Sep 1909. Mildred Parris (dtr, female, white) age 7, single. Born Nebraska; father & mother born Illinois. Attended school since 1 Sep 1909.

1920 (USA): House 510, 9th Street, Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska. Amos T. Parris (head, male, white) age 59, married. Born Illinois; father & mother born England (mother tongue English). Occ Foreman, grain elevator. Home owned free of mortgage. Ella N. Parris (wife, female, white) age 58, married. Born Illinois; father born New York, mother born Canada. No occupation. Mildred E. Parris (dtr, female, white) age 17, single. Born Nebraska; father & mother born Illinois. No occupation.

1890 (USA):  Not available. The 1890 census was destroyed by a fire at the Commerce Department, Washington DC, on 10/1/1921.

1930 (USA): House 512, 8th Street, Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska. Theo A. Parris (head, male, white) age 69, married. Age at first marriage 19. Born Illinois; father & mother born England. Occ Miller. House owned, value $3000. Radio set owned. Ella M. [sic] Parris (wife, female, white) age 69, married. Age at first marriage 19. Born Illinois; father born New York, mother born Canada. Mildred E. Parris (dtr, female, white) age 27, single. Born Nebraska; father & mother born Illinois. No occupation.