In the 1850 US Federal Census for Jasper, Crawford, Arkansas, 50-year-old Georgia-born farmer Charles C and his 30-year-old Missouri-born wife Manerva [Hobaugh] Lane have in their household their Missouri-born children, 14-year-old Phillis [sic] P, 11-year-old Caroline, 8-year-old Martha, 10-year-old Francis M [sic Charles], 6-year-old Nancy, 4-year-old twins Mary A and Henry H and 2-year-old James. Also in this household is Manerva's brother 24-year-old Missouri-born farm laborer Andrew Hobaugh. Neither Manerva nor Andrew can read and write. In the 1860 US Federal Census for Cedar Creek, Crawford, Arkansas, 33-year-old Missouri-born farm laborer Andrew J Hobaugh owns $75 worth of personal property but no land of value. He, his 22-year-old Indiana-born wife Lucinda [Baker] and their 5-year-old Missouri-born son John C Hobaugh are recorded in the household of his sister, 31-year-old Missouri-born Manerva [Hobaugh] Lane and her children, 15-year-old Nancy P, 13-year-old Henry H, 11-year-old Samuel and 8-year-old Mela. Nancy and Henry were born in Missouri, whereas Samuel and Mela were born in Arkansas.