1850 Dist 50, Pendleton Co, VA. His family lived just down the road from brother, Eli and the families of uncles, Moses Harper and Jesse Vance. He was 28 years old, wife Sarah was 26. He had property = $2500 but no occupation. They had 3 small daughters, Mary I, 5; Phoebe, 3; and Martha, 1. Next door was Esq Michael Henkle and on the other side was William Thompson, Jr.