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Patrick Strange, Lavinia Tate in VA
In Response To: Re: Strange from VA to PA & MI ()

Thanks for passing along this information. Two possibly related African-American men headed the following households that were counted in the census, 1870, 1880. Patrick and Levina in 1870 and/or Patrick and Vinie could be the couple, Patrick Strange and Lavinia Tate, that married in Nelson County, VA in 1853, according to the record you cited.

1870 census: Massies Mill, Nelson, VA (all born in VA)
HOH—STRANGE, Patrick, 60, farm labore
Wife?—Levina, 50, keeping house
Dau?—Rose, 12, at home
Son?—Patrick, 10, farm laborer
1880 census: Madison, Orange, VA (all born in VA)
HOH—STRANGE, Patrick, 50, farm laborer
Wife—Vinie, 50, servant
Son—Jimmie, 12, at school
Dau—Julia, 14, servant

1880 census: Massies, Nelson, VA (all born in VA)
HOH—STRANGE, Patrick, 80 widower, laborer
Dau—STRANGE, Rose, 21, seamstress
Gdau—STRANGE, Emma, 8 months
Gson—HUGHES, Orange, 18

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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