His name is spelled here as it was on their marriage record. It was Presker and Presler in census records.
Residences & events:
1840 Monroe Co, IL. The census recorded the newlyweds living next door to Susannah's parents. Charles was 20-30 years old and Susannah was 15-20, no children as yet.
9/24/1850 Mitchie, Fountain Twp, Monroe Co, IL. At census time Chas H Presker was 36, a farmer with property valued at $1500. Wife Susan was 29 and they had 4 sons: Wm H, 10, Francis, 8, Chas T, 6, and Thos J, 2. Living with them was Susan's mother, Mary Carpenter, 61. Next door was probably his brother Ernst, 40.