NameFranklin W. SHUMAKER
BirthMay 1836, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Spouses
Birthabt 1840, Maryland, U.S.A.
Marriageabt 1861
ChildrenAnna (~1861-)
 M. Elizabeth (~1863-1941)
 Clara (~1865-)
 Catharine (~1867-)
 James (~1869-)
 Sarah (~1872-)
 John F. (1879-)
Notes for Franklin W. SHUMAKER
In the 1870 US census Point Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Frank Shoemaker, age 32, farmer, born Pennsylvania.
Mary Shoemaker, age 26, value of personal estate 350, born Maryland, cannot write.
Anna Shoemaker, age 9, at home, born Pennsylvania, attended school.
Elizabeth Shoemaker, age 7, at home, born Pennsylvania, attended school.
Clara Shoemaker, age 5, at home, born Pennsylvania.
Catharine Shoemaker, age 2, at home, born Pennsylvania.
[Note the discrepency of the parents ages from the 1880 census. Since mother cannot write this might not be a surprise.] [The land must be rented as there is no value for real estate.]

In the 1880 US census Polk Township, Shelby County, Iowa
Franklin Shoemaker, age 46, farmer, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Pennsylvania.
Wife Mary Shoemaker, age 40, keeping house, born Maryland, father born Maryland, mother born Maryland.
Daughter Anna Shoemaker, age 19, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Maryland.
Daughter Lizzie Shoemaker, age 17, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Maryland.
Daughter Clara Shoemaker, age 15, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Maryland.
Daughter Catharine Shoemaker, age 13, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Maryland.
Son James Shoemaker, age 11, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Maryland.
Daughter Sarah Shoemaker, age 8, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Maryland.
Son John Shoemaker, age 1, born Iowa, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Maryland.
Mother Sarah Doll, age 62, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Pennsylvania.
[Did Franklin’s mother Sarah Doll remarry? Hence the different last name. ]
Non population schedule in the 1880 census
Franklin Shoemaker, rentor, 65 acres of land, farm value 1200, impliments and machine value 100, livestock value, 360, estimated value of all farm productions for 1879 sold, consumed or on hand 460, 5 horses, 1 milch cow, 5 pigs, 30 poultry, 30 acres of Indian corn, 5 acres of wheat, 25 bushels of potatoes produced

In the 1885 Kansas State census Rock Creek Township, Coffey County
F. Shumaker, age 49, male, married, farmer, born Pennsylvania, came from Iowa.
M. Shumaker, age 42, female, married, born Maryland, came from Iowa.
Clara Shumaker, age 20, born Pennsylvania, came from Iowa.
C. Shumaker, age 18, female, born Pennsylvania, came from Iowa
J. Shumaker, age 15, male, born Pennsylvania, came from Iowa.
S. Shumaker, age 13, female, born Pennsylvania, came from Iowa.
John Shumaker, age 6, born Iowa, came from Iowa.

In the 1900 US census Ottumwa Township, Coffey County, Kansas
Head Frank W. Shumaker, born May 1836, age 64, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Pennsylvania, farmer, can read and write, renter.
Wife Mary R. Shumaker, born July 1844, age 55, mother of 7 children, 7 still living, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Pennsylvania, occupation engineer (tractor engine), can read and write.
Son James C. Shumaker, born November 1872, age 27, single, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Pennsylvania, farm labourer, can read and write.
Son John F. Shumaker, born March 1879, age 21, single, born Iowa, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Pennsylvania, farm labourer, can read and write.
Servant Marton Hale, born May 1879, age 21, single, born Virginia, father born Virginia, mother born Illinois, farm labourer, can read and write.

In the 1910 US census Ottumva Township, Coffey County
Head Frank W, Shumaker, age 75, married 49 years, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Pennsylvania, farmer, own account, read but not write, renter.
Wife Mary R. Shumaker, age 65, married 49 years, mother of 7 children, 6 still living, born Pennsylvania [should be Maryland], father born France, french, mother born Pennsylvania, cannot read or write.,
Notes for Mary R. (Spouse 1)
In various censuses her birth location changes, as do her father’s birth location.
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