We claim that Cousin Mildred really is a relative? Says who?
Why do we think that William Basham had 5 children, and not 4 or 6, or 1?
Because, just like in our 9th grade research papers, we have to provide citations from sources. I try my best to capture those sources here, as well as provide a summary of the data available in the source documents.
Here we capture our source data, the evidence behind the assertions.
Federal Census Data
1850 US Census – Joel Raymond Jr, Sarah Jane (Blaisdell) Raymond, Sarah Jane Raymond
1860 US Census – Joel Raymond Jr, Sarah Jane (Blaisdell) Raymond, Sarah Jane Raymond, et al.
1870 US Census – Joel Raymond Sr, Joel Raymond Jr, Sarah Jane (Blaisdell) Raymond, Sarah Jane Raymond, et al
1910 US Census – Frank V Thompson, Hittie F (Brooks) Thompson, Raymond Brooks Thompson, et al
Records of Birth
Registry of Birth – Mildred Raymond Thompson – 1892