Did They Get Off a Line?

Is it possible that the census taker got off a line while writing up the actual census that we are using? It is possible that he got the ages off and didn’t even notice it. This image from 1870 in Nebraska shows a census entry where it was realized that a mistake was made–but it’s always possible the enumerator didn’t realize or care that he made a mistake.

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