John & Kari Kroshus Family History

Kroshus Family in Iowa Census Records (cont'd)

1870 US Census

Winneshiek County - Highland Township - Hesper Post Office

Enumerated June 6, 1870

Page 13   Lines 23-29

Dwelling 78 - Family 79

 Halvor's birthplace reported in error

John reports real estate value of $5600, personal property $2200

Name Age Sex Occupation Place of Birth
Anderson, John 50 M Farmer Norway

Caroline

50

F

Keeping House

Norway

Halvor

17

M

Farm Laborer

Iowa

Mary

15

F

At Home

Iowa

Anne

12

F

At Home

Iowa

Paulina

8

F

Iowa

Albert J

5

M

Iowa

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1880 US Census

Winneshiek County - Highland Township

Enumerated June 1, 1880

Page 6, Supervisor's District Number 2

Enumeration District 348, Dwelling 45, Family 47

 Halvor's birthplace reported in error

John A. Kroshus died in 1879; the family is now headed by Mary's husband John O.

Name Age Sex Relationship Occupation
Crosses, John 27 M Head Farmer
Mary 24 F Wife Keeping House
Anderson, Carrie 60 M Mother-in-law Without occupation
Anna 22 F Sister-in-law Without occupation
Polina 17 F Sister-in-law School Teacher
Albert 15 F Brother-in-law Day Laborer
Hanson, Andrew S 5 M Orphan

 

Gilbertson, S---

30

M

Farm Laborer

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Kari continued to live with John O. and her daughter Mary Kroshus until her death in 1907 and is listed in the census as a member of their household.

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