7/5/1860 Westfield Twp, Clark Co, IL. The family lived with America's father at census time. His father-in-law had apparently retired, perhaps turning the farm over to John who was a farmer at age 45 but had no property. American was 39 and their chidlren were William A, 19, farm laborer with property of his own worth $2000/600 (had John turned his assetts over to William?); James A, 16, Emma R, 12, John, 9, and Morris A, 4. They lived between America's siblings, Isaac Bennett and Rebecca Davis.