7/24/1860 Mifflinn Twp, Franklin Co, OH. The census found James with a large household of various names. James was 54, a farmer with a large estate valued at $10,200/240. Margaret was 50 and their children were Harlow, 22, blacksmith, Horton, 16, day laborer, Helena, 10, and Helen, 7. Also living there were Eliza J Olmstead, 26, school teacher; Joseph and Mary Nichols, 30 and 20 years old respectively; Amanda Staggin, 11, domestic; Patrick Welsh, 40, day laborer; and Eliza Agley, 60, domestic. They lived between Margaret's sister, Sarah Zinn and Catherine Windsor.
8/8/1870 Mifflin Twp, Franklin Co, OH. At census time James and Margaret lived next door to her brother Peter. The couple were both 64 years old and living with them were daughters Helena, 24, and Helen, 18, plus school teacher Mary Nichols, 28, sister-in-law Eliza J Agler, 66, (who was she?), Henry and Amanda Sping (sp?), 24 & 22 respectively, and Henry Merling (sp?), 15.