7/30./1870 Timochee Twp, near Carey, Wyandot Co, OH. The census taker found the family there that year and recorded Theodore at 31, a painter, with property worth $300/200. Elsie was 26 and they had only daughter Effie, 3, at the time and living with them as a domestic servant was Theodore's sister Maria, 28.
6/21/1880 Sycamore Twp, Wyandot Co, OH. Listed as a cabinet maker in the census, Theodore was 41 years old, "Elcy" M was 38. Their children were Effie, 13, John M, 5, and Jennie L, 8 mo.
6/5/1900 Sycamore Twp, Wyandot Co, OH. The census recorded Theodore at age 65 and apparently retired, Elsie was 59. They had been married for 39 years and had 5 children, of which only 2 were still living. Living with them was divorced daughter, Effie Rogers, 32, and her two children, Elsie, 8, and Harry E, 1.
4/27/1910 Perkins Twp, Erie Co, OH. By the next census, Theodore, 75, was living in the Ohio Soldiers & Sailors Home as a widower.