8/26/1850 Washington Twp, Morgan Co, IN. At census time Christopher, 28, and Amanda, 26, lived with his parents. The rest of the page is blacked out so nothing more is known.
6/16/1860 Same place, PO Bryants Creek. That year Christopher was 30 while Amanda was 35. Their family consisted of several children: Lucinda, 12, Louisa, 10, Nancy, 8, Mary, 6, Emanuel E, 4, and Syntha A, 1. Christopher's occupation was farmer and his property was valued at $600/222.