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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

James K Rochester & Jane Laird

118. James K Rochester & 119. Jane Laird (Lard/Lord)

10/21/1812, James born in MO, s/o 236. Samuel Horatio Rochester & 237. Elizabeth Campbell.

7/14/1814, Jane born in AR.

8/28/1836, James Rochester married Jane Lard in Hempstead Co., AR. (S) AR Compiled Marriages, 1779-1992.

1840, James Rochester lives in Claiborne Parish, LA. Family: 1m<5 (William), 1m 20-29 (James), 1f<5 (Eliza), 1f 20-29 (Jane). (S) U.S. 1840 Census.

10/9/1850, James Rochester age 38 born in MO, wife Jane age 36 born in AR, children: Eliza 13, William 12, Samuel 9, Mary J 6, Julia A 4, and Elizabeth 1; live in Bienville Parish, LA. All children born in LA. The 4 oldest children attend school. James is a farmer with real estate valued at $1,250. (S) U.S. 1850 Census.

[No 1860 census for either county: Bienville or Webster.]

7/3/1870, James, age 58, born in MO., is a farmer with real estate valued at $500, and a personal estate of $400. Wife Jane, age 46 (56), Born in AR. Daughter Elizabeth age 18, born in LA. Currey age 12, Marshall age 10, both having attended school within the year. They live in Ringgold, Bienville Parish, LA. (S) U.S. 1870 Census.

7/10/1878, James died in Ringgold, Bienville Parish, LA.

3/5/1880, Jane lives with her son Samuel in Webster Co., LA. (S) U.S. 1880 Census. [In this census Jane’s birthplace is TN.]

Children of James & Jane:

i. Eliza Rochester, born 7/26/1837 in LA.

ii. William Rochester, born 11/30/1838 in LA.

iii. Samuel Rochester, born 11/18/1840 in LA.

3/5/1880, Samuel, a farmer age 39, lives in Webster Co., LA. His mother Jane, age 65, his sister Carrie, age 23, and a cousin, John W Laird, age 32, live with him.

11/17/1902, Samuel died.

iv. Mary Jane Rochester, born 11/17/1844 in LA.

v. Julia A Rochester (59), born 1/17/1846 in LA.

vi. Elizabeth Rochester, born 12/28/1849 in LA.

vii. Carrie Rochester, born 1857 in LA.

viii. Marshall L Rochester, born 4/1860 in LA.

6/17/1937, Marshall died in Ouachita, LA.

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