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Census Records

Below I will add census records for the Westlake family as I come across them.

New Census transcriptions added as of April 1 2005!
 

WESTLAKE – locations in census records (names are as they appear on census index)

 

 

1st Generation…………

 

 

George W. WESTLAKE (1819-1888)

 

1850 Wayne County, Redford MI

Roll M432_366

161/166

18  George Westlake  age 32  male  Farmer  Born England

19  Jane Westlake      age 25 female  no occupation  Born in England

 

 1860   >   Michigan   >   WAYNE   >   REDFORD       Series: M653  Roll: 564   Page: 351

   WESTLAKE  GEORGE   41  M  W  ENGL  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD  1860  - taken 7/7/1860

Occ - farmer

 

 1870   >   Michigan   >   WAYNE   >   REDFORD TWP       Series: M593  Roll: 710   Page: 355 

   WERTLAKE  GEORGE   51  M  W  ENGL  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD TWP  1870  - taken 7/2/1870

Occ – farmer 4000 300

does not show a wife for George, Jane died 1864; lists only George, Anthony, Thomas and Elizabeth.  Edward Gare is living with Edward and Charlotte (Burt) GARE

 

1876 Redford Township, Wayne Co., MI Land Owners

Section 11

Westlake, G. 80 acres

 

 1880 United States

 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 George WESTLAKE   Self   M   Male   W   60   ENG   Farmer   ENG   ENG 

 Sarah WESTLAKE   Wife   M   Female   W   40   ENG   Keeping House   ENG   ENG 

 Burt WESTLAKE   Son   S   Male   W   8   MI   At Home   ENG   ENG 

 Mary J. WESTLAKE   Dau   S   Female   W   6   MI   At School   ENG   ENG 

  Census Place Redford, Wayne, Michigan

  Family History Library Film   1254610

  NA Film Number   T9-0610

  Page Number   330A

 

 

2nd Generation……….

 

 

Children of George and Jane WESTLAKE

 

 

Anthony James WESTLAKE (1851-aft 1930)

 

1860 - listed on census with parents, age 9, MI

 

1870 - listed on census with parents, age 19, MI

 

 1880 United States Census

Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 Anthony WESLAKE   Self   M   Male   W   29   MI   Farmer   ENG   ENG 

 Clara WESLAKE   Wife   M   Female   W   26   MI   Keeping House   SCOTL   SCOTL 

  Census Place Troy, Oakland, Michigan

  Family History Library Film   1254599

  NA Film Number   T9-0599

  Page Number   416D

 

1900  >  MICHIGAN  >  WAYNE  >  REDFORD TWP

Series: T623  Roll: 754  Page: 54   - taken 6/6/1900

Surname  GivenName  Age  Sex  Race  Birthplace  State  County  Location  Year

WESTLAK  ANTHONY  49  M  W  MI  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD TWP  1900

No road listed – Farmer – married 20 yr. – Clara had 5 children, 5 living

 

 1910   >   Michigan   >   WAYNE   >   REDFORD TWP       Series: T624  Roll: 679   Page: 101 

   WESTLAKE  ANTHONY   59  M  W  MI  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD TWP  1910  - taken 5/3/1910

No road listed – Dairy Farmer

 

1920   >   Michigan   >   WAYNE   >   REDFORD       Series: T625  Roll: 821   Page: 47

   WESTLAKE  ANTHONY   68  M  W  MI  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD  1920 – taken 1/7/1920

Lasher Ave. –  Occ. - none

 

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Thomas WESTLAKE (1856-1940)

 

1860 - listed on census with parents, age 4, MI

 

1870 - listed on census with parents, age 14, MI

 

1880 United States Census  

 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 Thomas WESTLAKE   Self   M   Male   W   24   MI   Laborer   ENG   ENG 

 Mary WESTLAKE   Wife   M   Female   W   22   NY   House Keeping   MA   NY 

 Clarance E. WESTLAKE   Son   S   Male   W   3   MI      MI   NY 

 Frank WESTLAKE   Son   S   Male   W   1M   MI      MI   NY 

  Census Place Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan

  Family History Library Film   1254599

  NA Film Number   T9-0599

  Page Number   358D

 

1900 - birth given as Sept 1854, married 12 years

 1900   >   Michigan   >   OAKLAND   >   BLOOMFIELD       Series: T623  Roll: 735   Page: 255

   WESTLAKE  THOMAS   46  M  W  MI  MI  OAKLAND  BLOOMFIELD  1900  - taken 6/12/1900

No road given – Farmer – married 12 yr – Cora had 4 children, 4 living

 

1910   >   Michigan   >   WAYNE   >   14-WD DETROIT       Series: T624  Roll: 686   Page: 257   

   WISTLAKE  THOMAS   55  M  W  MI  MI  WAYNE  14-WD DETROIT  1910  - taken 4/18/1910

Jefferson Avenue – Widow – Fireman?, laundry

 

1920 census -  living with son, Ray Westlake

Road listed as “no name”.  Family listed between South Townline Road and North Townline Roads

 

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Elizabeth WESTLAKE (1863 - ? )

 

1870 - listed on census with parents, age 8, MI

 

1880 United States Census 

 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 Alexander BELL   Self   M   Male   W   61   IRE   Farmer   IRE   IRE 

 Ruth BELL   Wife   M   Female   W   60   NY   Keeping House   IRE   IRE 

 Joseph BELL   GSon   S   Male   W   10   MI   Farm Laborer   MI   MI 

 Carie BELL   GDau   S   Female   W   7   MI      MI   MI 

 Elizabeth WESTLAKE   Other   S   Female   W   18   MI   Keeping House   MI   MI 

  Census Place Southfield, Oakland, Michigan

  Family History Library Film   1254599

  NA Film Number   T9-0599

  Page Number   377B

 

1900   >   Michigan   >   OAKLAND   >   ROYAL OAK TWP       Series: T623  Roll: 735   Page: 258

   JAMES  EDSON   40  M  W  IL  MI  OAKLAND  ROYAL OAK TWP  1900 – taken 6/14/1900

both parents for James born NY – Occ. Farm Manager – married 19 yr – Elizabeth had 2 children, 2 living

 

1910   >   Michigan   >   WAYNE   >   7-WD DETROIT       Series: T624  Roll: 683   Page: 77  

   JAMES  EDSON   49  M  W  MI  MI  WAYNE  7-WD DETROIT  1910  - taken 4/20/1910

Road listed, but can’t read.  Something like ?lesus St.

Occ. Dairyman, milk cream – married 29 yr – Elizabeth had 2 children, 2 living

 

1920  >  MICHIGAN  >  OAKLAND  >  SOUTHFIELD 

Series: T625  Roll: 790  Page: 161  

Surname  GivenName  Age  Sex  Race  Birthplace  State  County  Location  Year

JAMES  EDSON I  59  M  W  MI  MI  OAKLAND  SOUTHFIELD  1920 – taken 2/25/1920

listed as farmer.....general farming in 1920 census.

 

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Edward Gare WESTLAKE (1864-aft 1930)

 

1870 census – not listed with father George, widowed.  Edward was adopted by Jane Burt’s sister after her death.

1870   >   Michigan   >   WAYNE   >   REDFORD TWP       Series: M593  Roll: 710   Page: 345 

   GARL  EDWARD   52  M  W  ENGL  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD TWP  1870   

1870 MI Census for Redford Twp., Wayne Co., MI

Edward GARE - 52 - M - W  - Farmer - 6,400 - 2,000 -  England

Charlotte GARE - 52 - F - W - Keeping house - England

Mary GARE - 20 - F - W - Without Occupation - Michigan

? Hathe GARE - 11 - F - W - at home - Michigan (**maybe Harriet?)

Edward GARE - 5 - M - W -   - Michigan

Edward James - 99 - M - W -   - England

 

1880 United States Census 

 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 Edward GAIR   Self   M   Male   W   62   ENG   Farmer   ENG   ENG 

 Charlott GAIR   Wife   M   Female   W   62   ENG   Keeping House   ENG   ENG 

 Harriet GAIR1   Dau   S   Female   W   20   MI   At Home   ENG   ENG 

 Edward WESTLEY2   ASon   S   Male   W   15   MI   At Home   MICH   MICH 

  Census Place Redford, Wayne, Michigan

  Family History Library Film   1254610

  NA Film Number   T9-0610

  Page Number   327D

 

1900   >   Michigan   >   WAYNE   >   REDFORD TWP       Series: T623  Roll: 754   Page: 55

   WESTLAK  EDWARD   36  M  W  MI  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD TWP  1900 – taken 6/8/1900

No road given – occ. Farmer – mar. 10 yr – Minnie had 2 children, 2 living, her yr of imm 1875, 25 yr.

 

1910   >   Michigan   >   WAYNE   >   REDFORD TWP       Series: T624  Roll: 679   Page: 99

   WESTLAKE  EDWARD   45  M  W  MI  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD TWP  1910 – taken 4/29/1910

No road given – occ Dairy farmer – mar 19 yr – Minnie had 3 children, 3 living, her yr of imm 1875

 

1920   >   Michigan   >   WAYNE   >   REDFORD       Series: T625  Roll: 821   Page: 9   

   WESTLAKE  EDWIN   55  M  W  MI  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD  1920 – taken 1/8/1920

No road given – occ. Teaming?, Cemetery – Minnie immigration UNK Na

 

 

Children of George and Sarah WESTLAKE

 

 

Burt WESTLAKE (abt 1872 – aft 1930)

 

1880 census – listed with parents

 

1900   >   Michigan   >   OAKLAND   >   BLOOMFIELD       Series: T623  Roll: 735   Page: 260 

   WESTLAKE  BERT   28  M  W  MI  MI  OAKLAND  BLOOMFIELD  1900 – taken 6/19/1900

cannot read copy for his line on internet – no road given

 

1910  >  MICHIGAN  >  WAYNE  >  REDFORD TWP

Series: T624  Roll: 679  Page: 106  - taken 5/12/1910

Surname  GivenName  Age  Sex  Race  Birthplace  State  County  Location  Year

WESTLAKE  BERT  38  M  W  MI  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD TWP  1910

No road given – Dairy farmer – mar 15 yr – Emma had 2 children, 1 living

 

1920  >  MICHIGAN  >  WAYNE  >  REDFORD

Series: T625  Roll: 821  Page: 23  

Surname  GivenName  Age  Sex  Race  Birthplace  State  County  Location  Year

WESTLAKE  BURT  47  M  W  MI  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD  1920

From the 1920 Federal Census of Wayne County, Michigan; Redford Township, district #777, page 17B,

taken January 26, 1920, household #529; from ancestry.com, district #777, image #46 of 64:

Westlake, Burt; head of household, owns home, free of mortgage, male, age- 47, married, r/w's, born-

Michigan, parents born- England, occupation- farmer/ general farm

----- Emma; wife, female, age- 45, married, r/w's, born- Michigan, parents born- Germany

Sturman, Joseph; son-in-law, male, age- 24, married, r/w's, born- Michigan, parents born- Michigan,

occupation- salesman/ auto truck

----- Ina; wife, female, age- 21, married, r/w's, born- Michigan, parents born- Michigan

 

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Mary Jane WESTLAKE (1873 - ? )

 

1880 census – listed with parents

 

1900  >  MICHIGAN  >  WAYNE  >  REDFORD TWP

Series: T623  Roll: 754  Page: 53   - taken 6/5/1900

Surname  GivenName  Age  Sex  Race  Birthplace  State  County  Location  Year

BUSHA  FRANK  28  M  W  CANA  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD TWP  1900

Living with mother in law, Sarah LOUIS

No road given – Frank imm 1890 10 yr Na – occ Farmer – married 5 yr – Mary had 2 children, 2 living

 

1910  >  MICHIGAN  >  WAYNE  >  REDFORD TWP

Series: T624  Roll: 679  Page: 102   - taken 5/5/1910

Surname  GivenName  Age  Sex  Race  Birthplace  State  County  Location  Year

BUSHA  FRANK  37  M  W  CANA  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD TWP  1910

mother in law Sarah LEWIS is listed as living with them.

No road given – married 14 yr, Frank’s imm 1886 Al – Mary had 4 children, 4 living – occ Farmer, dairy

 

1920  >  MICHIGAN  >  WAYNE  >  REDFORD

Series: T625  Roll: 821  Page: 24    - taken 1/28/1920

Surname  GivenName  Age  Sex  Race  Birthplace  State  County  Location  Year

BUSHA  FRANK  47  M  W  CANA  MI  WAYNE  REDFORD  1920

No road listed – Frank’s imm 1885 Na 1917 – occ  Farmer, general farmer

1870 Michigan Census Images
 
The Library of Michigan has a site that you can view the actual census records of 1870 for Michigan.  Click on this link to take you to the site:
 
 
Once at the site, fill in your information in the blanks provided.  When the results are posted, click on the underlined links to take you to the census image.  Be patient, they are slow to load.

Here are the results that I had when I visited the Library of Michigan site and typed in for Westlake:
 
Abram Westlake, Fenton Twp., Genesee Co., MI; roll 671, p. 64R
Alfred S. Westlake, Marquette Village, Marquette Co., MI;  roll 689, p. 367
Eli Westlake, Union Twp., Isabella Co., MI; roll 677, p 788
George Westlake, Redford Twp., Wayne Co., MI; roll 709-710, p. 355
John W. Westlake, Centreville, St. Joseph Co., MI; roll 700, p. 266
Samuel Westlake, Walker Twp., Kent Co., MI;  roll 681-682, p. 628R
William W. Westlake, Grand Rapids, Ward 2, Kent Co., MI; roll 681-682, p. 289

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Here below is a census transcription for William M Button of Clinton, Macomb Co., MI...........

1870 MI Census Index
Page no. 21 twp of Clinton, Co. of Macomb, state of MI, on 26th day of July, 1870   372
Button  William M  Macomb  Clinton 
156  156  Button, William M   44  M  W  Farmer 2200  1000  Massachusetts
                           , Polly            44  F    W  Keeping House        New York
                           , George K     22  M  W  Farm Laborer           New York
                           , Dewitt C      19  M  W  At Home                 New York
                           , Sarah            17  F    W  At Home                 New York
                           , Mary D        12  F   W  At Home                 New York
                           , Oscar H        11  M  W  At Home                 New York
                           , Anna J           7   F    W  At Home                 New York
                           , Alva               6   M  W  At Home                 New York
                           , Hattie            6?  F   W  At Home                  New York
                           , Asa F             3  M  W  At Home                  Michigan



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