1850 Greesy Creek Pct, Coles Co, IL. David and Fanny lived next door to her sister, Elizabeth and George Campbell, at census time. David was 33 years old, Fanny, 28. They had 4 children: Rebecca, 11; Wm D, 5; Mary C, 3; and Sarah M, infant less than 1 month old.
The family lived in the house built by his father-in-law, Aaron Collins, when he first settled in Coles Co.
7/4/1870 Morgan Twp, Coles Co, IL. In that census the family lived next door to Fanny's brother Aaron, Collins Jr. David was 53 and a farmer with property = $4000/800, Frances was 50. Their family included Sarah, 20; Ellen, 27; Delilah, 15; Clara, 13; Thomas, 11; Aaron, 9; and Mary, 1.