1876 Butler Co., MO STATE census [B-20] Township 26, Range 7 (now known as St. Francois Twp.) (taken for purpose of 'every name in county' [population] enumeration only - not a lot of data but significant enough to find where people are residing). This census enumerates all the males in the household first (oldest to youngest, generally) then the females are listed (oldest to youngest). STROUD, Wm R. - age 52 Catherine H. - 44 America - female - age 16 Missouri - female - age 9 CLEVELAND, Mary J. - age 15 STROUD, Anna Bell - age 4
‘Daily American Republic' Poplar Bluff, MO newspaper, Thursday, Mar. 17, 1926, pg 8 Rombauer Mrs. America Ham and Mrs. Lucy Buchanan were greatly surprised by a large number of relatives and friends who gathered at the home of Mrs. Ham Friday afternoon and gave them a shower. It was Mrs. Ham's birthday, and Mrs. Buchanan had been invited to spend the day with her. So the two would be together for the shower. Many nice and useful presents were received, and a most enjoyable social hour was spent together. [Note: Lucy Buchanan is America's sister-in-law, she was sister to her husband Jabez Ham.]
‘Daily American Republic' Poplar Bluff, MO newspaper, Wednesday October 13, 1926, pg 6 Rombauer Ed Ham, Mrs. America Ham, Louis Ham and family attended the Primitive Baptist Association at Recor, Ark., last week.
In 1930 census records America is enumerated in her son, Louis' home in St. Francois Twp. She is 69y/o & widowed.
Missouri Death Certificate # 1765 America Ham, died in Rombauer, St Francis Twp., Butler Co., MO Feb 1, 1929 at 1:10p.m. of cerebral apoplexy which onset was Jan 26th, 1929. Arterioscherosis & hypertension were contributing factors to her illness. Dr. J. L. Harwaell, Poplar Bluff, MO. She was born March 5th, 1861in Greenville, Wayne Co., MO. She was aged 77yrs 10 months 27 days. She was the widow of J. A. Ham. Her father was Willis Stroud, birth state unknown; no information about her mother. The informant of her personal information was Louis M. Ham (her son). Burial : Rombauer Cemetery by Watkins Funeral Home, Dexter, Stoddard Co., MO.