|1850 U. S. Census, Allegany County, Maryland, district 9, page 375 (upper left), John Fletcher household, dwelling 2620, family 2658 [continued on next page]; digital image at Ancestry.com.|
I'm not certain about the relationship among the various members of this household. That's not the point of this post--but it is a concern. However, that's not my immediate question.
How old is the Amanda who is listed last in the household? Ancestry.com transcribed the age as 72. I'm thinking that the age is the fractional part of a year with 12 written as the denominator.
For those who understandably need the full image, click on the image below to pull up the full page few of this census record.
Here is Ancestry.com's database transcription of this entry:
Always look at the image. I'm thinking that's not Grandma. It's the baby.