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BAWDEN: Stephen from Redruth leads a very successful life (census info) as president of a mining machinery manufacturer and farmer in Rockingham Twp, Scott, Iowa

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1841 Redruth, Cornwall, England Census #241,265 (Mormon Lib Film) 143/16 p. 68
Bawden Stephen 50 Blacksmith
Elizabeth 45 [wife - nee GILBERT...Jelbert was common transcriber error]
Elizabeth 15 [dtr b/ch 15 Mar 1823 in Redruth]
Caroline 15 [dtr b/ch 5 Oct 1825 in Redruth]
Matilda 11 [dtr b/ch 19 Jul 1830 in Redruth]
Dennis, Samuel 20 Live-in laborer

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1850 Pennsylvania Federal Census, Montgomery Cty, Norristown Borough (mining country), pp 225-26, 15 Aug 1850
77 - 77
Bawden, Stephen 38 Agent [for his mining mfg co]
Mary 33 None
Matilda 19 [sister above]
Stephan 7 [Stephen Douglas - b. West Indies - Cuba]
Henry 4 [son Henry LIGHTBOURNE - b. West Indies - Cuba]
William 1 [son born/christened 2 Feb 1849 in England, d. 10 Apr 1851 in Norristown]
CLINSON Elizabeth 25 [Mary's sister surname s/b CLEMO - divorced or widowed??]
CLINSON Elizabeth R. 3 [Elizabeth's dtr surname s/b CLEMO]

1860 Pennsylbania Federal Census, Montgomery Cty, Norristown Borough, p. 713, 3 Aug 1860
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Bawden Stephen 40M Gentleman England
(note: value of real estate listed as $20,000 and value of personal property $50,000)
Mary 36F England
Stephen 16M Pennsylvania
Henry 14M Pennsylvania
Mary 10F Pennsylvania
Thomas 5M Pennsylvania
George W. 1M Pennsylvania [this writer's lineage - middle nm Washington]
CLEMO Elizabeth 30F Lady England
CLEMO Elizabeth 11F England
DOUGLAS Mary 18F Servant England
WHITE Eliza 14F Servant England

1870 Iowa State Agricultural census, Rockingham Twp, Scott County p. 1
#10 Stephen Bawden
100 A improved land, 55 A woodland
Cash Value of farm $15,000
Value of Farming Implements and machinery $600
Wages paid during year $250
Livestock on hand 1 Jun 1870: 2 horses, 2 milk cows, value of stock $300
400 bu of indian corn raised
$100 of orchard products [fruit was a highly prized commodity]
200 lbs butter, 35T hay, $500 worth of animals sold or slaughtered.
TOTAL Value of all farm products, $1000

1880 Iowa State Agricultural Census, Rockingham Twp, Scott County, p.1 [SD, 1; ED 270]
#6 Stephen Bawden, Owner
142 A permanent meadow land
18 A filled land, including pasture or orchards
Value of the farm, $9,600
Value of implements $75
Cost of building and repairing $200
Livestock $330
Value of all production,sold, consumed or on hand 1879 $900
Grass land 8 A mown, and 10 acres hay
Three horses, 3 cows, 6 others, 1 calf dropped, 1 purebred, 9 swine, barnyard fowl which laid 75 eggs in 1879
18 A corn - 800 bu
10 A oats - 300 bu
1/2 A potatoes - 20 bu
1 A apple trees, with 30 trees - $50 of fruit

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Bawden4 , from Iowa, USA, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Apr 2011. is researching the following names: BAWDEN, BEECHER, LIPPINCOTT and 8 other(s).

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by Bawden4 on 2012-01-21 18:40:50

The Eldridge-Bawden Families: The Ancestry and Descendants of Duncan Campbell Eldridge and Stephen Bawden, Scott County, Iowa; author-compiler Alice Richardson Sloan, C.G. (dec 2011), commissioned by John Duvall Bawden (dec 1992), Bettendorf, Iowa; Anundsen Pub Co., Decorah, Iowa , 1986, 290 pps, no copyright, no ISBN, in the personal library of this writer.

This census info was posted on pp 264-66 in the appendix of the above vinyl-bound issue.

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