In the 1900 US Federal Census for Madison,Jefferson,Indiana, 42-year-old Canada-born James and his 35-year-old Indiana-born wife Susie [maiden name unknown] Peddie have been married 17 years and have had five children, all are living with them. These Indiana-born children are 16-year-old baker Robert G, 15-year-old William, 8-year-old Ralph, 5 year old Frederick and 1-year-old Paul. The family is living in a house at 622 Broadway Street, which James owns, free of mortgage. Robert, William and Ralph have attended school in the past year. Everyone except baby Paul can speak English. Everyone except Frederic and baby Paul can read and write. James is a painter contractor and immigrated to the United States in 1860 and is a naturalized citizen. James' parents were born in Scotland. Susie's father was born in France and her mother in Germany. The children's father was born in Canada and their mother in Indiana.