6/19/1860 Grand Prairie, Marion Co, OH. At census time Adam was 63 years old and listed as a farmer with huge land holdings for that day, valued at $11,500. Wife Mary was 44 and the children were John, 16, Frank, 13, Howard, 14, and George, 10. Also living with them was Margaret MacElvain, 27.
7/7/1870 Grand Prairie, Marion Co, OH. The census that year listed Adam as a 43 year old farmer but he was actually 73. He still had quite an estate worth $7900/1905 and his family included Mary, 53, George, 20, and Howard, 24, as well as 20 year old Charlotte Miller, domestic servant. In the same township was 20 year old Isaiah Coonrod with the Stephen McWhorter family as farm laborer.