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Albert & Mary Starkey were enumerated in Miltona Township, Douglas, Minnesota in the 1900 US Federal Census on 4 Jun 1900.

Here is the record and an extraction of information from it:

1900 JUN 4: 1900 US Federal Census; Minensota; Douglas County; Miltona Township; Sheet 1B & 2A; Dwelling 22; Family 22; lines 99-100 on 1B and 1-4 on 2A

Document obtained from ancestry.com

Document obtained from ancestry.com

1. Albert Starkey, head, white, male, born Mar 1860, 40 years old, married for 11 years, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Germany, farmer, works on own accord, can read, write and speak English, owns farm with mortgage.
2. Mary L. Starkey, wife, white, female, born Feb 1869, 31 years old, married for 11 years, had 5 children, 4 still living, born in Pennsylvania, father born in Germany, mother born in Pennsylvania, can read, write and speak English.
3. Anna E. Starkey, daughter, white, female, born Mar 1892, 8 years old, single, born in Minnesota, father born in Wisconsin, mother born in Pennsylvania, can read, write and speak English.
4. Mary L. Starkey, daughter, white, female, born Dec 1893, 6 years old, single, born in Minnesota, father born in Wisconsin, mother born in Pennsylvania, cannot read, write or speak English.

Document obtained at ancestry.com

Document obtained at ancestry.co

5. Paul A. Starkey, son, white, male, born Jun 1896, 3 years old, single, born in Minnesota, father born in Wisconsin, mother born in Pennsylvania.
6. Peter W. Starkey, son, white, male born Mar 1898, 2 years old, single, born in Minnesota, father born in Wisconsin, mother born in Pennsylvania.

Things to remember from this document:

  • Albert Starkey was born Mar 1860 in Wisconsin. His parents were from Germany.
  • Mary Starkey was born Feb 1869 in Pennsylvania. Her father in Germany and mother in Pennsylvania.
  • Albert & Mary were married for 11 years – married about 1889
  • Anna E. Starkey was born Mar 1892 in Minnesota.
  • Mary L. Starkey was born Dec 1893 in Minnesota.
  • Paul A. Starkey was born Jun 1896 in Minnesota.
  • Peter W. Starkey was born Mar 1898 in Minnesota.
  • There was a child born to this couple that is not living – look for birth/death record.
  • Albert Starkey owned their farm, but had a mortgage – look for land records.

Next To Do: Locate them in the 1895 Minnesota State Census.