The Head Family

Clark County, Wisconsin

 

Lucinda Hancock was born in Vermont in 1811 and became the wife of Alanson Head, Sr. who was a native of New York.

According to the Clark Co., WI death record vol. 5, page 629, their son, Alanson Head, Jr., was born in April,1856 and died November 2, 1909 in Neillsville, Wisconsin at the age of 56 years, 6 months and 0 days.  Effner Nelson of Ladysmith, Wisconsin served as the informant and Dr. E. L. Bradbury listed the cause of his death as "Hydrocardia". 

 

  1880 Federal Census--Neillsville, Pine Valley, Clark Co., Wisconsin

 Name 

Relation

M/S/W/D

Sex

Race

Age

Nativity

Occupation

Faternial Nativity

Maternial Nativity

 Alviera (Almira) Head 

 Self 

 Widow

 Female 

 White 

 43 

 New York 

 Keeping House 

 New York 

 New York 

 Rosa Head 

 Daughter

 Single

 Female 

 White 

 22 

 Wisconsin

 School Teacher 

 New York 

 New York 

 M. G. Head 

 Son 

 Single

 Male 

 White 

 14 

 Wisconsin 

 At School 

 New York 

 New York 

 Florence Lacey 

 Other 

 Single

 Female 

 White 

 6 

 Ohio

 At School 

 Pennsylvania

 Pennsylvania

 Lucinda Head 

 Mother-in-law

 Widow

 Female 

 White 

 69 

 Vermont 

  

 New Hampshire 

 New Hampshire 

 Theodore Head 

 Brother-in-law

 Single

 Male 

 White 

 34 

 New York 

 Butcher 

 Massachusetts

 Vermont 

 

  1880 Federal Census--Weston, Clark Co., Wisconsin
 Name  Relation M/S/W/D Sex Race Age Nativity Occupation Faternial Nativity Maternial Nativity
 Orlando Head   Self   Married   Male   White  51   New York   Farmer   Massachusetts   New York 
 Mary Head   Wife   Married    Female   White  37   Michigan  Keeping House   New York   New York 
 Mira Head   Daughter   Single   Female   White   6   New York      New York   Michigan

 

Researchers Notes

 

The 1860 census shows A. (Alanson) B. Head, Lucinda and their kids Theodore, Orill(a), Lois and Alanson living in Eaton, Monroe County.  Son Joel, his wife Almira and their kids Rosa (who married Frank Burgess) and Laura are listed in Little Falls.  Richard & Marjorie Gallaher.

 

Joel Head purchased property from W. S. Payne & wife in the form of a Warranty Deed (Vol. 14, pg. 58) in the A. K. Stafford Addition to the Village of Neillsville, Wisconsin.

  • Cemetery Record of Orlando Head

  • Obit: Burgess, Marcia (Head)

  • Obit: Head, Alice J. (1852 - 1912)

  • Obit: Head, Almira (1838 - 1927)Clark Co., WI Death Records; Vol. 12, pg.263.

  • Obit: Head, Charles (1876 - 1909)

  • Obit: Head, Charles' daughter  (1897 - 1909)

  • Obit: Head, Frank (1882 - 1909)

  • Obit: Head, Herbert D. (1851 - 1936); Clark Co., WI Death Records; Vol. 16, pg.115.

  • Obit: Head, Joel (1835 - 1875)

  • Obit: Head, Jonathon C. (1823 - 1907)

  • Head, Effie (1885) (Marriage)

  • Head, Emma Ray (1911) (Marriage)

  • Head, Laura A. (16 Oct 1878)  (Marriage)

  • Head, Mysona Lucinda (1 Jul 1898)  (Marriage)

  • Head, Rose M. (10 Dec 1882)  (Marriage)

  • Raybarezler, Emma (1907) (Marriage)

  • Sources

     

    Family, Clark County, WI marriage and death, Federal & Census Records; Assorted Newspaper clippings and Cemetery Rosters.

     

     


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