1850 - living with his wife and three children in Girard, Erie County, Pennsylvania. Age 36, laborer.
1860 - living with his wife and children in Andover, Ohio. Age 44, day laborer.
1870 - living with Emily and their children in Grand Traverse, Michigan. Age 55; farmer.
James died on June 13, 1872 in Traverse. The death record lists his parents as Adolphus and Eleanor, of Plattsbury, New York.
↑ Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Year: 1850; Census Place: Girard, Erie, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_778; Page: 404B; Image: 306
↑ Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Year: 1860; Census Place: Andover, Ashtabula, Ohio; Roll: M653_933; Page: 313; Image: 234; Family History Library Film: 803933
↑ "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHH2-SQT : 12 April 2016), James Fisher, Michigan, United States; citing p. 29, family 240, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,171.