Claim Your Ancestor #39: 16 children born; 9 were alive

One of the most important data points on many census comes from the questions that ask women how  many children they have had, and how many are currently alive.

This 1900 Census sheet is from one particular student's tree , but it represents women we can find in all of our family trees.

Do you know what happened?

Does your family discuss this?

You should investigate!