Michael John Neill's weekly genealogy how-to column.
Friday, March 18, 2011
The Importance of Those Headings
This is the 1820 census for Enoch Tinsley in Fleming County, Kentucky. It's important to copy all those headings as that last tic mark is not "another person." It's actually indicating a person involved in agriculture--which most likely is a reference to Enoch, the oldest male in the household.