|In the 1850 Census of Creek Twp, De Witt Co., Amanda was going by the name "Emily" and living with her husband and four children, George, Parmenius, Lewis W., and Debausau. William was a farmer and owned $1200 worth of property.|
In the 1860 Census of Creek Twp, De Witt Co., Amanda was living with her husband William Bennett and seven children, George S., Parmenius, William Louis, Mary D., Asmanana(?? the census taker obviously took some time to write it and it's unclear) C., Emily Jane, and Ida Amanda. William was still a farmer and owned $5000 in real property and $525 in personal property.