1900 Crooked Creek Twp, Jasper Co, IL. He was a farm laborer at census time and he and Jennie had 2 pre-teen daughters in the house. He was 34, Jennie, 35, and they had been married for 12 years. Children were Rolla C, 12, and Julia, 10.
1910 Same place. That year the census taker recorded him as Joe, 43, in first marriage of 22 years to Jennie, 44. Living with them was Uncle James Robinson, 63, single.
1920 Same residence. His occupation had changed to carpenter, works from the house and listed as a wage worker. Listed as Joseph A, he was 52, Martha J was 54.
1930 Still there. According to the census, Joseph, 63, had first married at age 21, Jennie , 64, at 22. They lived alone.