- John Langley
In the 1895 Iowa State Census for Allerton, Wayne, Iowa, 39-year-old New York-born shoemaker William and his 35-year-old Jefferson County, Iowa-born wife Nina [Jefferson] have in their household their children, 12-year-old Missouri-born Charles, 10-year-old Missouri-born James, 8-year-old Kansas-born John and 2-year-old Wayne County, Iowa-born Rea [Ray]. Charles, James and John have attended school in the past year. The familys religion is recorded as Christian. William is subject to military service and can vote.
In the 1900 US Federal Census for Warren, Wayne, Iowa, 45-year-old New York-born shoe repairer W M Langley and his 41-year-old Iowa-born wife Lena have been married 19-years and have had six children, five of whom are living. These children are 18-year-old Missouri-born farm laborer Charles, 15-year-old Missouri-born James, 13-year-old Kansas-born grocery delivery boy John, 7-year-old Iowa-born Ray and 4-year-old Iowa-born Walter. The family is living in a house W M owns, free of mortgage. Charles, James, John and Ray have attended school eight months of the past year. W Ms father was born in England and his mother in Holland; Lena fater was born in Virginia and her mother in Scotland.