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Re: Census/Marriage look up Claiborne Parish,La

Oliver Drinkwater was his Choctaw Indian name and he and his sister Maragret Bailey was from Alabama. They arrived I am told to Louisiana around the late 1840's. I found them in Ward 5, claiborne Parish, Louisiana on the 1870 & 1880 census.
1870 census ward 5
Oliver Bailey, head born in Alabama
Elsey Bailey wife born in Virginia
Minnie Bailey, daughter born in Louisiana
Emoline Bailey, daughter "
Mary Bailey, daughter "
Clara Bailey, daughter "
Jerome Bailey, son
Maragret Bailey, sister born in Alabama

On the 1880 census, Ward 5, Claiborne Parish, census taken June 5, 1880
Oliver Bailey 56,B,M born in Tennessee ( he tells the census taker in 1870 he was born in Alabama)
Ailsey 45,B,F, born in Virginia
Emiline 18,B,F, Farm Laberor
Mary 16,B,F, Farm Laberor
Clara 13,B,F, Farm Laberor
Rome 11,B,M "
William, 8,B,M

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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