- !U.S. Census, Mississippi, Hancock, Gainesville
Date of Census, 15 Oct. 1850
William N. Clifton, 27 years, Telegraph Watch, occupation, Born in Massachusetts.
Zelphey 26 yrs. Born in Mississippi
Mary Ann Ballard 10 yrs born in Mississippi
Willis Ballard 7 yrs. born in Mississippi
Josephine Clifton 3 yrs. born in Mississippi
Zelphi E. Clifton 8 mo. born abt. Feb. 1850 in Mississippi. There is some question about her first name.
Some information I have shows it as Zelpha E. Clifton, from an old family group sheet for William N. Clifton and Zelphia Ballard. The same Family Group shows birth year as 1849, instead of 1850.