Clabourn M. STYLES – A Census Story

Without a known journal or family bible the U.S. Federal Census is a great story teller for those born in the early 1800’s.   Beginning in 1840, we know that Clabourn M. STYLES lived in Campbell County, Georgia as evidenced in the following census of that year:

1840 U.S. Federal Census of Campbell County, GA

Can you find Claiborne M. Styles in this 1840 U.S. Federal Census of Campbell County, GA?

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16 Year Old Bride Widowed at 27 – Nancy Caroline STYLES HOPKINS

In just 11 years a young Nancy Caroline STYLES married William H. HOPKINS at age 16, had 4 living children and became a civil war widow.  She was 27 years old.

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