Source Citations for Phineas Ballard

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Source Citations

census-us-1860-ps-ny-erie-collins-29: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, New York, Erie County, Collins, page 29 (form) or 119 (stamped); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 16 August 2018) ⟩ "New York ⟩ Erie ⟩ Collins" image 29; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 803751]

Source Reference Details

Name Details

census-us-1860-ps-ny-erie-collins-29:

Reference Detail: Line 33, dwelling 225

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Phineas Ballard). The first name as written looks like "Phinea" with a long tail. However, this tail is more than the end-of-word flourish shown in other writing on the page, and could be a sloppy 's'. This creates a more likely name.

Birth Details

census-us-1860-ps-ny-erie-collins-29:

Reference Detail: Line 33, dwelling 225

Comment Detail: Source includes age (8) and location (New York). Using the official census date of 1 June 1860 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1851 to 1 June 1852.

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Attributes”

census-us-1860-ps-ny-erie-collins-29:

Reference Detail: Line 33, dwelling 225

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1860) and location (Collins, County of Erie, State of New York).