The next census, in 1870, lists Henry B O'Neill on page 480b beginning on line 8. He is listed as Henry Oneill, 41, Farmer, born in Tennessee. His wife, Amanda, 30, keeping house, born in Arkansas, and the children: George N., 15, born in Texas, James H., 7, born in Texas, and Lelia, 2, born in Texas. Another child, Carrie B. was born October 13, 1865, and died December 27, 1866, and so did not show on this census. Also, Amanda must have been pregnant at the time of the census since Mary Emma, born in 1870, was not listed on the census. His brothers are listed on the same census and must have lived close to each other.
The 1880 census of Gonzales Co., TX, lists Henry B O'Neill (53), with his new wife (after the death of Amanda), Ada (30), and ten children: George N. O’Neill (25), James O’Neill (18), Eli Smiley (15), Lela O’Neill (12), Mattie Smiley (12), Neal Smiley (8), Emma O’Neill (7), Beasley O’Neill (6), Maude O’Neill (4), and Fannie O’Neill (3). The entire 1890 census was destroyed and therefore is not available.
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