6/9/1880 N Okaw Tep, Coles Co, IL. The census taker listed Jerome, 26, Rosa, 22, Alden, 2, and James Floyd, 24, probably Rosa's cousin. Jerome was a farmer, James worked on the farm. Next door were Rosa's parents.
1900 Where was Jerry that year at census time? On the westward move?
4/26/1910 Doyle, Clarke Co, IA. That census recorded Jerome L, a 55 year old widower, employed as a general farmer, with children Olive M, 19, and Clyde L, 17, as well as hired man Elmer E Emery, 18.
1920 If he didn't die until 1923, where was he that year at census time?
Every census record says Jerome was born in OH, descendants said Coles Co, IL.