Transcribed by: Marla Snow, August 2007

1880 Census For: 

State: Washington Ter County: Whatcom Town/Township: Ferndale Precinct Enumeration Dist. No.: 1 Date: June 1, 1880 Enumerator Name: John A. Tennant Page No.:1
Line Name of Street House Number Dwelling houses numbered in order of visitation Families numbered in order of visitation The Name of each Person whose place of abode, on 1st day of June, 1880, was in this family Color-White, W; Black, B; Mulatto, Mu; Chinese, C; Indian, I Sex-Male, M; Female, F. Age at last birthday prior to June 1, 1880.  If under 1 year, give months in fractions, thus: 0/12 If born within census year, give the month Relationship of each person to the head of the family-whether wife, son, daughter, servant, boarder, or other Single, /. Married, /. Widowed, /, Divorced, D Married during census year /. Profession, Occupation, or Trade of each person, male or female. Number of months this person has been unemployed during the Census year. Is the person [on the day of the Enumerator's visit} sick or temporarily disabled, so as to be unable to attend to ordinary business or duties?  If so, what is the sickness or disability? Blind, /. Deaf and Dumb, /. Idiotic, /. Insane, /. Maimed, Crippled, Bedridden, or otherwise disabled, /. Attended school within the Census year, /. Cannot read, /. Cannot write, /. Place of Birth of this person, naming State or Territory of United States, or the Country, if of foreign birth Place of Birth of the Father of this person, naming the State or Territory of United States, or the Country, if of foreign birth. Place of Birth of the Mother of this person, naming the State or Territory of United States, or the Country if of foreign birth.
1     1 1 Tennant, John A. W M 50   Self   /     Farmer                     Arkansas Virginia Arkasas
2         Tennant, Clara  I F 40   Wife   /     Keeping House                 / / Wash. Ter Wash. Ter Wash. Ter
3         Tennant, Bayard W M 13   Son /       Attending School               /     Wash. Ter Wash. Ter Wash. Ter
4         Joseph I M 23   Other /       Farm Laborer                 / / Alaska Alaska Alaska
5     2 2 Kieman, John W. W M 52   Self /       Farmer                     India Ireland Ireland
6     3 3 Evans, John W M 42   Self /       Farmer                     Wales Wales Wales
7     4 4 Slater, George W M 54   Self   /     Farmer                     England England England
8         Slater, Elizabeth W F 48   Wife   /     Keeps House                     England England England
9         Slater, George W M 24   Son /       Farmer                 /   Chili England England
10         Slater, Henry W M 17   Son /       Attending School               /     Wash. Ter England England
11         Slater, John W M 14   Son /       Attending School               /     British Columbia England England
12         Slater, Lizzie W F 12   Daughter /       Attending School               /     Wash. Ter England England
13         Slater, Thomas W M 9   Son /       At Home                     Wash. Ter England England
14     5 5 Hope, John W M 39   Self   /     Farmer                     England England England
15         Hope, Margaret W F 26   Wife   /     Keeps House                     Chili England England
16         Hope, George W M 6   Son /       At Home                     Wash. Ter England Chili
17         Hope, Annie W F 2   Daughter /       At Home                     Wash. Ter England Chili
18     6 6 Tawes, McKenny, T.  W M 53   Self   /     Boatman                     Maryland Maryland Maryland
19         Tawes, Mary F. W F 40   Wife   /     Keeps House                     Ireland Ireland Ireland
20         Tawes, Charles T. W M 17   Son /       Farmer               /     Wash. Ter Maryland Ireland
21         Tawes, Emily M. W F 13   Daughter /       Attending School               /     Wash. Ter Maryland Ireland
22         Tawes, J. Irving W M 10   Son /       Attending School               /     Wash. Ter Maryland Ireland
23     7 7 Plaster, John H. W M 52   Self   /      Farmer                     Tennessee Mississippi Temmessee
24         Plaster, Susy I F 22   Wife   /     Keeps House                 / / Wash. Ter Wash. Ter Wash. Ter
25         Plaster, G. See W M 17   Son /       Attending School               /     Wash. Ter Tennessee Wash. Ter
26         Plaster, Mary W F 7   Daughter /       At Home                     Wash. Ter Tennessee Wash. Ter
27         Plaster, May W F 3   Daughter /       At Home                     Wash. Ter Tennessee Wash. Ter
28     8 8 Bizer, Reuben W M 53   Self     W   Farmer                     Ohio Maryland New York
29         Bizer, Emily W F 15   Daughter /       Keeps House               /     Wash. Ter Ohio Wash. Ter
30         Bizer, John W M 9   Son /       Attending School               /     Wash. Ter Ohio Wash. Ter
31     9 9 McDongal, Duncan W M 53   Self /       Farmer                     Canada Scotland Scotland
32     10 10 McDongal, Aleck W M 48   Self /       Farmer                     Canada Scotland Scotland
33     11 11 Grogan, Terence W M 55   Self     D   Farmer                     Ireland Ireland Ireland
34     12 12 Clark, William J. W M 48   Self     D   Farmer                     Louisiana Mass. Louisiana
35         Clark, Mary Lou W F 15   Daughter /       Keeps House               /     Wash. Ter Louisiana Wash. Ter
36         Clark, Franes J. W F 11   Daughter /       At Home               /     Wash. Ter Louisiana Wash. Ter
37     13 13 Follett, David E. W M 39   Self   /     Farmer                      New York New York New York
38         Follett, Josephine W F 29   Wife   /     Keeps House                     New York City New York Tennessee
39         Follett, Minnie I. W F 11   Daughter /       Attending School               /     Iowa New York Tennessee
40         Follett, Elver W. W M 6   Son /       Attending School               /     Iowa New York Tennessee
41         Follett, Clara L. W F 3   Daughter /       At Home                     Wash. Ter New York Tennessee
42         Follett, James W. W M 3/12 March Son /       At Home                     Wash. Ter New York Tennessee
43     14 14 Curtey, James W M 29   Self /       Farmer                 / / England England England
44     15 15 Smith, Benj. F. W M 53   Self   /     Farmer                     Maine Maine Maine
45         Smith, Hannah W F 47   Wife   /     Keeps House                     Maine Mass. Maine
46         Smith, Lydia D. W F 6   Daughter /       At Home                     Colorado Maine Maine
47         Kelley, Nelson W M 49   Self   /     Farmer                     Ohio Pennsyl. Pennsylvania
48         Kelley, Olivia C. W F 44   Wife   /     Keeps House                     Indiana Maine New York