I'm thinking how to best source his "birthdate." I cannot tie it to one census record as there's not one census record that gives the range of years I concluded were the ones when he was born. I also do not want to indicate that a census says something when it does not. My use of the 1850 census for Enoch should indicate exactly what that census said--to do anything else would imply the census said something it did not.
I'm thinking I should break my sourcing for Enoch's date and place of birth into two parts:
- the range of years---and I'm leaning towards having that "source" be my analysis of his 1820-1870 census records
- the location--using the 1850-1870 census enumeration which all indicate the same state of birth
We'll keep you posted.
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