Asel and Elizabeth appeared on census of 19 Oct. 1850 at Marshall County, Virginia. The census taker wrote the following very unusual note:
"This family can all read though none but the father (Asel) can write. Asel Poulson is the oldest resident in the county. He is called a half-breed Indian but my impression is that he is full breed. He is very frail now, but at 100 years old, could do a full days work..."
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S-2093452503: 1800 United States Federal Census; Census Place: District 4, Harford, Maryland; Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data - Second Census of the United States, 1800. (NARA microfilm publication M32, 52 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group
S-2144686678: 1840 United States Federal Census; Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data - Sixth Census of the United States, 1840; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M704, 580 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8DD-3PT : 9 November 2014), Asel Poulson, Marshall county, part of, Marshall, Virginia, United States; citing family 1386, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Asel by comparing test results with other
carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Asel: