8/7/1850 Shawnee Twp, Fountain Co, OH. At census time he was 38 years old, a farmer with property worth $5500. Sophia was 34 and they already had a large family, some of which were born before Sophia and William married, indicating a previous marriage. The children were Mary E, 12, Clinton B, 11, Jeremiah, 9, Trane (?), 7, James, 4, and Wallace, 1. A Reuben Weaver, 37, laborer, also lived with them. Next door was Sophia's sister, Elizabeth and George May and 2 doors the other direction was another sister, Margaret Bookwalter.
He and Sophia lived in Shawnee, Fountain Co, OH in 1860.