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Slaven(s) in Kansas Census Transcriptions

1860 Fort Scott post office, Bourbon County, Kansas p. 146

Jefferson Slavens      26   farmer           Tennessee
Phillip Lucas          70   farmer           Virginia
Hetty Lucas            35   housewife        Virginia
A??? Quick             45   laborer          New York
all members of the household are black


1870 2nd Ward, City of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas p. 6

James Slaven           45   laborer          Ireland
Mary Slaven            35   keeping house    Ireland
Anna Slaven            15                    Massachusetts
Kate Slaven             7                    Wisconsin
Mary Slaven             6                    Wisconsin
John Slaven             5                    Wisconsin


1870 Mound City Township, Linn County, Kansas p. 18
Jefferson Slavens       38  farmer           Tennessee
Tiley Slavens           35  keeping house    Arkansas
Peter Slavens            7  at home
Laura Slavens            5  at home 
Jenns(?) Slavens (f)     3  at home 
Magdelina Mitchell?     14
Martha Mitchell?        13
Joseph Mitchell?         2
Rebecca                 3/12
all are black, Mitchell is questionable/hard to read


1870 Neosho Falls Township, Woodson County, Kansas p. 5/467

Robert S. Slavens       44  dealer in dry goods and lumber and ? Kentucky
Martha F. Slavens       38  keeping house    Kentucky
William H. Slavens      20   sawyer          Indiana


1870 Greeley Twp., Anderson County, Kansas p. 155

Henry W. Slevan         30   farmer          Indiana
Martha S. Slevan        23   keeping house   Indiana
James C.(?) Slevan       4                   Iowa
Eliza E. Slevan          2                   Missouri


1870 Walnut Twp., Butler, Kansas p. 699

Blaine(?) M. Slaven     37   farmer          Virginia


1870 Louisville Twp., Pottawattamie County, Kansas p. 399B

James Slavin            46   farmer          Ireland     W
Tersius? (Theresa) Slavin 33 keeping house   Missouri    I
Mary Slavin              3   at home         Kansas      I
John Slavin              2   at home         Kansas      I
Eliza Wilson            11   at home         Kansas      I

Thomas Slavin           50   farmer          Ireland     W
Mary Slavin             21   keeping house   Kansas      I
Peter Slavin            17   at home         Missouri    W
Elizabeth Slavin         9   at home         Missouri    W
Francis Slavin           6   at home         Missouri    W
Mary Slavin              3   at home         Kansas      I
Joseph Slavin           1/12 at home         Kansas      I

(As a possible aid to descendants, the right-hand column above is "color" with W for white
and I for Indian.  It likely shows that Thomas was married before... but is probably more
revealing of 19th century attitudes towards race.)


1870 St. Mary's Twp., Pottawattamie County, Kansas p. 449

Elizabeth Slavin         9   at school       Kansas
  (at St. Mary's Academy)

  


1880 45 Jackson Street, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas p. 18
                                                     born           father b.   mother b.
James Slaven           53   head   laborer           Ireland        Ireland     Ireland  
Mary Slaven            44   wife   keeping house     Ireland        Ireland     Ireland
Kate Slaven            17   dau                      Wisconsin      Ireland     Ireland
Mary Slaven            15   dau                      Wisconsin      Ireland     Ireland
John Slaven            14   son                      Wisconsin      Ireland     Ireland


1880 Walnut Creek, Mitchell County, Kansas p. 127A
                                                     born           father b.   mother b.
James Slaven           39   head   farmer            Kentucky       unknown     unknown
Emma Slaven            26   wife   keeping house     Indiana        Indiana     Indiana
?????? Slaven           7   dau    at home           Kansas         Kentucky    Indiana
Katy? Slaven            5   dau    at home           Kansas         Kentucky    Indiana
Jessie Slaven           3   dau    at home           Kansas         Kentucky    Indiana
Ada Slaven              1   dau                      Kansas         Kentucky    Indiana


1880 Paris Township, Linn County, Kansas p. 12
                                                     born           father b.   mother b.
Harriet Springer       37          keeping house     Kentucky       Maryland    England
Claude Springer         8   son                      Kentucky       Ohio        Kentucky
James Parent?          63          farmer            New Jersey     New Jersey  New Jersey
Charles Van Slavens    33  s-i-l   farmer            Illinois       England     England
Missouri Van Slavens   23   dau    keeping house     Iowa           New Jersey  New Jersey
Oral Van Slavens      5/12  gs                       Kansas         Illinois    Iowa


1880 Lincoln Township, Crawford Township, Kansas p. B/38

Rachel Jones           50   head   keeping house     Illinois       Pennsylvania?  Virginia
Henry Slaven           19   son    farmer            Missouri       Illinois    Illinois
David Slaven           16   son    farm laborer      Missouri       Illinois    Illinois
Carrie Slaven          14   dau    none              Iowa           Illinois    Illinois
Mary Slaven            11   dau    at school         Iowa           Illinois    Illinois


1880 Blue Mound, Linn County, Kansas p. 8C/15
                                                     born           father b.   mother b.
Jefferson Slaven       48   head  black  farmer      Tennessee      Africa      Africa
Teeley Slaven          51   wife  black  keeping house Arkansas     Alabama     Alabama
Peter Slaven           18   son   black  at home     Kansas         Tennessee   Arkansas
Laura Slaven           15   dau   black  at home     Kansas         Tennessee   Arkansas													 
Irena Slaven           12   dau   black  at home     Kansas         Tennessee   Arkansas
Thomas Slaven           9   son   black  at home     Kansas         Tennessee   Arkansas
Elizabeth Slaven        4   dau   black  at home     Kansas         Tennessee   Arkansas


1880 Belvue Township, Pottawatamie County, Kansas p. 29 
(there is a note that the three individuals on this page were enumerated on the 
supplemental schedule and not upon the population schedule, and is missing some data)

Mary Slaven          Indian  going to school  idiot  Kansas         Ireland     Michigan
 

1885 Township of Blue Mound, Linn County, Kansas (state census) p. 31

                                                    birthplace
Jeff Slavins          52   mar  black    farmer     Tennessee
Tealey Slavins        55   mar  black               Arkansas
Peter Slavins         22   sng  black    farmer     Kansas
Martha Hall           27   wid  black               Arkansas
Irena Slavins         17   sng  black               Kansas
Thomas Slavins        14   sng  black               Kansas
Lizzie Slavins         6   sng  black               Kansas
Lula Slavins           5   sng  black               Kansas


1885 Palestine, Sumner County, Kansas (state census) p. 3

                                                    birthplace
William Slavens       38   mar           carpenter  Indiana  
  honorably discharged, Co. B, 11th Indiana Infantry 
Adeline Slavens       33   mar                      Indiana
Odor Slavens          12   single                   Indiana
Jessie Slavens         9   single                   Indiana
Ernest Slavens         7   single                   Indiana
Myrtle Slavens         6   single                   Indiana
Garner Slavens         3   single                   Indiana
"Babe" Slavens        6m   single                   Indiana


1895 Walnut Creek Township, Mitchell County, Kansas (state census) p. 17

James Slaven          54   head      b. Kentucky
Emily Slaven          41   wife         Indiana
Ruby Slaven           20   dau          Kansas
Maud Slaven           15   dau          Kansas
Glen Slaven           13   son          Kansas
Bessie Slaven         11   dau          Kansas
Fay Slaven             9   son          Kansas
Henry Slaven           7   son          Kansas
Ida Slaven             6   dau          Kansas


1895 Neosho Falls Towship, Woodson County, Kansas (state census) p. 12

H.G. Slavens          44   head      b. Indiana
L.T. Slavens          33   wife         Illinois


1895 Lincoln Township, Crawford County, Kasas (state census) p. 4

                           born         to Kansas from...
David Slavens         30   Missouri     Iowa
Lyda Slavens          21   Kansas
Hattie Slavens         5   Kansas
Freddie Slavens        2   Kansas


1895 Sheridan Township, Crawford County, Kansas (state census) p. 3

W.T. Slavens          46   Indiana
Louisa Slavens        49   Missouri
Alice Oberman(?)      17   Kansas
Fred Oberman(?)       15   Kansas
John L. Oberman(?)    10   Kansas

1895 Centropolis Township, Franklin County, Kansas (state census) p. 4

                           born         to Kansas from...
Thomas Slavens        79   Ohio?        Indiana        farmer
                           (very light, should be Kentucky)
Oll R. Slavens        27   Indiana      Indiana
Isaac Slavens         24   Indiana      Indiana        agr. labor
(Thomas Slavens, son of Isaiah, and sons Reuben O. and Isaiah V. Slavens)


1900 Paris Township, Linn County, Kansas p. 104A

Missouri Van Slavens  head  wd   Nov. 1857  43   Iowa    New Jersey  South Carolina   farmer
Ora Van Slavens       son   sng  Dec. 1881  18   Kansas  Indiana     Iowa             farm laborer   


1900 Centopolis, Franklin County, Kansas p. 10B

R.O. Slavens          head  M 3  Feb. 1866  34   Indiana   Kentucky  Indiana          farmer
A.L. Slavens          wife  M 3  June 1879  21   Kansas    Illinois  Ohio
V.L. Slavens          dau   S    Feb. 1900 3/12  Kansas    Indiana   Kansas
T.J. Slavens          fath  W    July 1814  86   Kentucky  Kentucky  Kentucky         farmer

I.V. Slavens          head  M 6  Aug. 1869  30   Indiana   Kentucky  Kentucky         farmer
N.J. Slavens          wife  M 6  May  1870  30   Illinois  Illinois  Illinois
Tenn Slavens          dau   S    June 1893   7   Kansas    Indiana   Illinois


1900 Drum Creek Township, Montgomery County, Kansas p. 137A

James N. Slavens      head  M 7  Jan. 1870  30   Missouri  Missouri  Missouri         farmer
???ie Slavens         wife  M 7  June 1874  25   Missouri  Virginia  Virginia
Mary B. Slavens       dau   S    Mar. 1897   3   Missouri  Missouri  Missouri
Harry C. Pfleger      neph  S    Sept 1891   8   Missouri  Missouri  Missouri
Robert J. Taylor      hired S    Oct. 1882  17   Kansas    Illinois  Illinois         farm labor


1900 City of Greeley, Walker Township, Anderson County, Kansas p. 330A

James K. Slavens      head  M 14 Sept 1867  32   Iowa      Indiana   Indiana          farmer
Jennie E. Slavens     wife  M 14 Feb. 1869  31   Iowa      England   Virginia
Martha C. Slavens     dau   S    Sept 1887  12   Kansas    Iowa      Iowa
Orin C. Slavens       son   S    Sept 1889  10   Kansas    Iowa      Iowa
Carrie M. Slavens     dau   S    Jan  1891   9   Kansas    Iowa      Iowa
Della G. Slavens      dau   S    Aug. 1893   6   Kansas    Iowa      Iowa
Hazel B. Slavens      dau   S    June 1897   2   Kansas    Iowa      Iowa
Henry D. Slavens      son   S    Sept 1899 8/12  Kansas    Iowa      Iowa
  
  
1900 Bolton Township, Cowley County, Kansas p. 75A

James H. Slavens      head  M 20 Nov. 1852  47   Indiana   Kentucky  Kentucky         laborer
Lucy J. Slavens       wife  M 20 Jan. 1860  40   Indiana   Indiana   Indiana
Malcolm E. Slavens    son   S    Jan. 1880  20   Missouri  Indiana   Indiana          laborer
William E. Slavens    son   S    Sept 1884  15   Missouri  Indiana   Indiana          day laborer
Bertha G. Slavens     dau   S    June 1887  12   Missouri  Indiana   Indiana          at school
John Paul Slavens     son   S    Sept 1893   6   Missouri  Indiana   Indiana          at school


1900 Township of Mound City, Linn County, Kansas p. B/15

Richard? Wallace      head  Wd   June 1845  55   Alabama   Georgia   Georgia          farmer
Hattie Slavens        dau   M    Mar. 1879  21   Kansas    Alabama   Georgia          
Susie Wallace         dau   S    May  1885  15   Kansas    Alabama   Georgia
Roscoe Slavens        gson  S    Apr. 1898   2   Kansas    Alabama   Kansas


1900 First Ward, Empire City, Cherokee County, Kansas p. 8B

????? Loomis          head  M 3  Feb  1872  28   Indiana   Ohio      Indiana          miner
Mary Loomis           wife  M 3  Aug  1874  25   Missouri  Indiana   Indiana
Walter Loomis         son   S    Sept 1897   2   Kansas    Indiana   Missouri
Henry Slavens         f-i-l W    Oct. 1832  67   Indiana   Indiana   Indiana


1900 First Ward, Empire City, Cherokee County, Kansas p. 9B

Tom Slaven            head  M 14 July 1844  55   Indiana   Ohio      Ohio             carpenter
Carry Slaven          wife  M 14 July 1856  44   Illinois  Missouri  Tennessee
Flossie Slaven        dau   S    Jan  1891   9   Missouri  Indiana   Illinois         at school


1900 Sheridan Township, Cherokee County, Kansas p. 3B

Walker Slavens        head  M  5 May  1868  32   Missouri  Missouri  Missouri         farmer
Rhua E. Slavens       wife  M  5 Feb  1877  23   Missouri  Michigan  Missouri 
Opel V. Slavens       dau   S    Aug  1895   4   Missouri  Missouri  Missouri
Herschel B. Slavens   son   S    Aug  1898   1   Missouri  Missouri  Missouri


1900 Lowell Township, Cherokee County, Kansas p. 111A/8

Millard F. Slavens    head  M  9 Oct  1848  51   Indiana   Kentucky  Indiana          engineer, mining
Louisa Slavens        wife  M  9 Oct  1845  54   Missouri  Tennessee Kentucky    


1905 Empire City, Cherokee County, Kansas (state census) p. 11

                            born       to KS from   
T.G. Slavens          61    Indiana    Iowa           carpenter
M.C. Slavens          48    Illinois   Missouri       housewife
Flossie Slavens       13    Missouri   Iowa
Mollie Rowden         35    Missouri   Missiouri      home keeper
Clarence Rowden       15    Missouri   Missiouri     


1910 3rd ward, City of Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas p. 95A/5 (supplemental)

Pete S. Slavin    head   48 black  S   Kansas        Tennessee    Arkansas      laborer, street


1920 4th Ward, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas p. 11B

Thomas W. Payne   head   72   marr  b. England   father b. England   mother b. England   ????
Mary J. Payne     wife   62   marr  b. Indiana   father b. Kentucky  mother b. Indiana
Thomas H. Payne   son    26   unm   b. Kansas    father b. England   mother b. Indiana   agent
John O. Smith     lodger 60   wid   b. U.S.      father b. U.S.      mother b. U.S.      gunsmith
(aka John Oscar Slaven(s), son of Samuel Slavens)


1920 2nd Ward, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas p. 9B

Paul Smith        head   31   marr  b. Kansas    father b. Ohio    mother b. Ohio     carpenter
Rosalyn E. Smith  wife   30   marr  b. New York  father b. France  mother b. Denmark  
Margaret R. Smith dau     6         b. Kansas    father b. Kansas  mother b. New York
(aka Paul Slaven, son of John Oscar Slaven(s))


1920 Precinct 2, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas p. 13B/1093

John J. Slavin    head   54   marr  b. Wisconsin father b. Ireland mother b. Ireland    transcribing clerk, railroad
Jessie Slavin     wife   49   marr  b. Kansas    father b. Indiana mother b. Tennessee  collector, newspaper
and four roomers


1920 Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas p. 9/5651B

Oral Van Slavens  head   39   marr  b. Kansas    father b. U.S.A.  mother b. Iowa     steam mechanic, railroad
Ica Van Slavens   wife   29   marr  b. Kansas    father b. U.S.A.  mother b. U.S.A. 
Wilbert L. 
      Van Slavens son   3 4/12      b. Kansas    father b. Kansas  mother b. Kansas
Sadie Kelton      neice  27         b. Kansas    father b. Kansas  mother b. Indiana  domestic, private residence
Lloyd Maskrig     neph  4 1/12      b. Kansas    father b. Kansas  mother b. Kansas
Isabella L. 
         Maskrig  neice 1 9/12      b. Kansas    father b. Kansas  mother b. Kansas


1920 City of Pittsburg, Baker Township, Crawford County, Kansas p. 7A

Emma Slavens      head 35 wid  b. Kansas    father b. Ohio     mother b. Vermont   teacher, normal
Milton Slavens    son  13 sng  b. Kansas    father b. Ohio     mother b. Kansas
Howard Slavens    son   8 sng  b. Kansas    father b. Ohio     mother b. Kansas
  

1930 3rd Ward, Topeka, Topeka Township, Shawnee County, Kansas p. 13A/295/3201

John Slavin       head   64   marr  b. Wisconsin father b. Ireland mother b. Ireland
Jessie Slavin     wife   59   marr  b. Kansas    father b. Indiana mother b. Tennessee
Joe Reed          lodger 24   sing  b. Iowa      father b. U.S.A.  mother b. U.S.A.
Dick Ayl?????     lodger 40   sing  b. N. Ireland father b. N. Ireland mother b. N. Ireland


1930 Lecompton Township, Douglas County, Kansas p. 6A/198/2380

Robert B. Slavens head   40   marr  b. Missouri  father b. USA     mother b. USA         commercial ???? candies
Maybelle Slavens  wife   31   marr  b. Kansas    father b. Indiana mother b. Pennsylvania 
Thomas E. Slavens son     7         b. Kansas    father b. Missouri mother b. Kansas
Irene S. Slavens  dau.    5         b. Kansas    father b. Missouri mother b. Kansas
Robert H. Slavens son     3         b. Kansas    father b. Missouri mother b. Kansas
Maybelle M Slavens dau.   2         b. Kansas    father b. Missouri mother b. Kansas
Nellie M. Slavens dau.  11/12       b. Kansas    father b. Missouri mother b. Kansas




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