English-language poets in the Federal Census!
Lord Byron Bradford, Lauderdale, TN, b. 1879
Shakespeare Wigginton, Hawkins, TN, b. 1858
Edgar A. Poe Ballard, Springfield, CO, b. 1916
Longfellow Birdsong, De Armanville, AL, b. 1900
Wordsworth Wisenburn, Springfield, MA, b. 1908
William Blake Cunningham, Bradford, VT, b. 1857
Robert Burns Schollmeyer, Kenton Co., Kentucky, b. 1917
Sir Walter Scott McDowell, Albany, NY, b. 1877
Tennyson Price (and Tennyson Jr.!), Chicago, IL, b. 1906
Walter Whitman Rich, Kennewick, WA, b. 1896
(note: younger brother named Theodore Roosevelt Rich)
> Longfellow Birdsong
> Wordsworth Wisenburn
You can't fool us. These are muppets. All this proves is that people were naming their children after muppets earlier than we thought.
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