726/1870 Polk Twp, Washington Co, IN. The census taker found David's family living next door to his aging parents. David was 27, a farmer with $600/300 in property, wife Elizabeth was 29, little Amanda was 1.
6/4/1880 Same place. That year 38 year old David was a farmer born in IN but his parents were born in NC and TN. Wife Elizabeth was 26, their children were Amanda R, 11, Mary J and Sarah A, both 4. Also counted there was Elizabeth Daily, 58, relationship unstated, disabled by liver colic. Brother Emory lived in the same township, their mother was with Emory. Next door was a Motsinger family, probably a cousin.