1830 Morgan Co, IN. He, Benjamin and Jonathan, lived in the same area at census time.
6/14/1838 Indiana was his residence when he bought 40 acres in Clark Co, IL, at S14 T09N through a federal land sale for $1.25/acre, a total of $50.
1838 Johnson Twp, Clark Co, IL. He "settled in S13 where he entered land on which he afterward built a mill. The mill stood on North Fork, from which it received the power that operated it, and was run by Davee about fifteen years and afterward sold to F. Johnson."
10/1/1838 He bought another 40 acres of federal lands, again for $1.25/acre, at the same coordinates as the June purchase.
9/26/1840 Clark Co, IL, was his residence when he bought 40 acres in a federal land sale for $1.25/acre. The property was located at S15 T09N, also in Clark Co.
1850 Crawford Co, IL was where the census taker next found him at age 32 with wife Susanna, 33, and 2 children, Rebecca, 16 and Isaac, 8.
1853 MO His move west was recorded by Clark Co, IL, history.
1860 Orange Twp, Clark Co, IL. He must not have stayed long in CA as the census found him back in IL. He and Susanna had 2 younger children there besides Isaac: Mary, 4 and George, 9 mo.
1880 Augua Caliente, San Diego, CA. He was 63 and "Susan" was 64 at that time. They probably moved west to be nearer family in their old age.