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1850 Lawrence County, Mississippi Census

The 1850 census of Lawrence County, MS was extracted by Dennis Partridge in 2011. The extraction provides basic information such as the names, ages, sex, and occupation of each resident of the county. For space purposes and speed, I have chosen not to do a complete extraction, but may choose at a later date to add the full transcription. Every person enumerated in Lawrence County, however, is listed. For further verification of this census, researchers should view the original census records. For purposes of search, I have taken the liberty of adding the surname of each person. In the actual record, only the first person of each families surname per page was listed, while the remaining individuals of that family name were listed as ” for their surname. An extraction of a census is very much a work of art. The handwriting of Jonathan Keegan left many of the names indistinguishable, and often he spelled the name as it sounded, instead of as it actually occurred for the person in the records of the town, and in their family history. I have taken the liberty in my extraction of providing positive identity of each person enumerated – by this I mean I have used my knowledge of the residents of Lawrence County, MS at that time to identify each person, and used their proper spelling. LastGiveIAgeSCOccupation$State BowenWilliamH56mwMerchant2000NC BowenElizaK50fwSC BowenJohnB23mwGun Smith50SC BowenJacquesB21mwGun SmithSC BowenJamesL14mwSC BowenAG C12mwSC BowenHenryP9mwSC HurstWmW24mwShoemakerSC HurstHenrietta16fwSC HurstFrances18fwSC HurstElizaK1fwSC HurstThomasT19mwPrinterSC HurstSidneyB10mwSC WalkerT?50mwShoemakerMA StrongSamuel52mwFarmerNC StrongMary48fwNC StrongJohn22mwNC StrongJames21mwNC StrongMartha19fwNC StrongSamuelJr.18mwNC StrongME11fwNC StrongThomas7mwNC ElmoreSamuel5mwNC ElmoreMF3fwMS BattonHowe41mwFarmerNC BattonNancy33fwMS BattonRebecca10fwMS BattonIsabella9fwMS BattonNancyI6fwMS BattonHowell4mwMS BattonJohnC2mwMS KnappCarey51mwFarmer160KY KnappLucy53fwGA KnappWillis19mwMS KnappMartha17fwMS KnappThomas15mwMS KnappFanny13fwMS KnappWmC8mwMS WalkerH?38mwFarmerSC WalkerElizabeth34fwTN...

1850 Census of Croydon New Hampshire

The 1850 census of Croydon, Sullivan County, NH was extracted by Dennis Partridge from 7 Jan 2010 through 14 March 2010. The extraction provides basic information such as the names, ages, sex, and occupation of each resident of Croydon. For space purposes and speed, I have chosen not to do a complete extraction, but may choose at a later date to add the full transcription. Every person enumerated in Croydon, however, is listed. For further verification of this census, researchers should view the original census records.

1850 Lawrence County Arkansas Mortality Census

The following index is of all people listed within the Lawrence County, Arkansas mortality census of 1850. In the 1850 and 1860 census, census takers were responsible for listing all people who had passed away in the past year… so the people in the following list likely died in 1840/1850. B Andrew J. Baird George J. Bane Henry C. Banta Martha W. Barnett William Barnett Cassandra Blackwell Sarah Blakely Sarah Bond Lavina Boothe C Jane Cason Martin Cason Thomas G. Corbet Nancy Cravens D Sarah Debell E James Estas F David W. Falkenburg Jane Falkenburg Nancy Falkenburg Cyrena J. Foreman G Calvin Garner William Gay H Martha A. Halcum Charles Harlow Jemima Harlow John Harlow Andrew J. Harris Charlotte Holland Edward W. Holt Alexander Hudson Hiram L. Hudson Martha A. Hudson Henry Hunt J Jaret E. Jaynes L Tina Lawson Elizabeth J. Lowe Nancy Luce O Mary Osburn P Henry F. Park R Elijah T. Raney S James B. Sexton Deliann Shaver Malichi Simpson Louis Smith Martha C. Smith Darcus A. Southworth T Cleopatra Tamburn Mariah Z. Tisdale U William H. Underwood V Julia A. Vaughan William M. Vaughan W Milley Warner William W. Wasson Jane West Thomas West Henry...

1850 Census Guide – Questions & Information

In March 1849, Congress enacted a bill establishing a census board, whose membership consisted of the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and the Postmaster General. This board was “to prepare and cause to be printed such forms and schedules as may be necessary for the full enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States; and also proper forms and schedules for collecting in statistical tables, under proper heads, such information as to mines, agriculture, commerce, manufactures, education, and other topics as will exhibit a full view of the pursuits, industry, education, and resources of the country.” The Congress also authorized the creation of the Department of the Interior in March 1849, and part of the enabling act provided that the Secretary of the Interior should “exercise all the supervisory and appellate powers now exercised by the Secretary of State in relation to all acts of marshals and others in taking and returning the census of the United States.” The seventh census was governed by the provisions of an act of May 23, 1850, which directed that six schedules be used to collect the information requested by the Congress. The enumeration began on June 1, 1850, and was to be completed, with the results returned to the Secretary of the Interior by November 1, 1850. The Census Board prepared and printed six schedules for the 1850 census as follows: Schedule No. 1 – Free Inhabitants. Schedule No. 2 – Slave Inhabitants. Schedule No. 3 – Mortality. This schedule collected data— including name, age, sex, color, and place of birth—on persons having died during the year ending June 1, 1850....

Indian Census of 1853-1890

Census of 1850 The United States censuses prior to 1850 did not include Indians, and they were not stated in the total of population. The Indian census of 1850 grew out of an enumeration of the Indians under authority of the following clause in the Indian appropriation act of June 27, 1846: And it shall be the duty of the different agents and subagents to take a census and to obtain such other statistical information of the several tribes of Indians among whom they respectively reside as may bo required by the Secretary of War, and in melt form as he shall prescribe. In the Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, page XCIV, appears as table of Indian population, which includes a statement by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, dated November 10, 1853, of the number of’ Indians in the United States at that time, The aggregate, wording to this statement, was 400,764, but this does not profess to be accurate, for the number of Indians in the states of South Carolina, California, and Texas, the territories of Oregon, Washington, Utah, and New Mexico, and those belonging to the Blackfeet, Sioux, Kiowa, Comanche, Pawnee, “and other tribes”, numbering, according to the table, 279,130, are confessedly “estimates”. Thus, while Schoolcraft, in the statement dated July 1850, reports the California Indians at 32,231, this statement, 3 years later, “estimates” their number at 100,000. Indians In The United States In 1853 The following statement was made up on November 10, 1853, at the request of the Superintendent of the Seventh Census, 1850, by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, It is valuable...

Virginia 1850 Census Records

Virginia Census online research should begin with what is available online for free. If this proves fruitful then congratulations! If not, then I would suggest signing up for the online census images (links to the right) where you can access all the available online Virginia census information directly from your computer at home. Virginia 1850 Census RecordsVirginia 1860 – 1870 Census RecordsVirginia 1880 – 1930 Census Records Alleghany County 1850 Federal Census hosted by USGenWeb Census Project Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Amelia County 1850 Federal Census Index hosted by USGenWeb Census Project Index A-F G-R S-Z Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Amelia Amherst County 1850 Federal Census hosted by USGenWeb Census Project Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Appomattox County 1850 Federal Census Index hosted by USGenWeb Census Project Augusta County 1850 Federal Census hosted by USGenWeb Census Project Index A-B C-E F-G H-L M-Q R S-V W-Z Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 Part 9 Part 10 Barbour County 1850 Federal Census hosted by USGenWeb Census Project Index A-B C-D E-G H-J K-L M-N O-Q R S-U V-Z Notes Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 Part 9 Part 10 Part 11 Part 12 Part 13 Bath County 1850 Federal Census hosted by USGenWeb Census Project Census Index Bedford County 1850 Federal Census hosted by USGenWeb Census Project Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Partial Boone County 1850 Federal Census hosted by USGenWeb Census Project Botetourt County 1850 Federal Census hosted by USGenWeb Census Project Index A B...

Texas Census Records

Texas Census online research should begin with what is available online for free. If this proves fruitful then congratulations! If not, then I would suggest signing up for the online census images (links to the right) where you can access all the available online Texas census information directly from your computer at home. Texas 1860 – 1870 Census RecordsTexas 1880 – 1890 Census RecordsTexas 1900 – 1930 Census Records 1850 Anderson County Texas (hosted at Lesley’s Family Tree) Austin County Texas Partial Archives (hosted at USGenWeb Census Project) File 1 Index Bastrop County Texas (hosted at USGenWeb Census Project) Index File 1 File 2 File 3 Bexar County, Texas (hosted at TxUSGenWeb) Bowie County Texas (hosted at USGenWeb Census Project) Index A-Z File 1 File 2 Bowie County Texas Census Images (hosted at USGenWeb Census Project) Brazoria County Texas Census Images (hosted at USGenWeb Census Project) Brazos County Texas (hosted at USGenWeb Census Project) Index Text Burleson & Brazos Brazos County Texas (hosted at USGenWeb Census Project) Index A-Z Burleson & Brazos Burleson County Texas (hosted at USGenWeb Census Project) Index Text Burleson County Texas (hosted at USGenWeb Census Project) Caldwell County Texas Archive Index (hosted at USGenWeb Census Project) Index Division #51 Calhoun County, Texas (hosted at TxUSGenWeb) Cameron, Starr & Webb Counties, Texas (hosted at TxUSGenWeb) Cass County, Texas (hosted at TxUSGenWeb) Index Index A-L Index M-Z Cass County Texas, Precinct 7 (transcribed by Richard Gray Coleman) Cass County Texas Census Images (hosted at USGenWeb Census Project) Cherokee County Texas (hosted at USGenWeb Census Project) Index Index A-G Index H-N Index O-Z Division 19 Division 19 Division...

Tennessee 1850 Census Records

Tennessee Census online research should begin with what is available online for free. If this proves fruitful then congratulations! If not, then I would suggest signing up for the online census images (links to the right) where you can access all the available online Tennessee census information directly from your computer at home. Tennessee 1850 Census RecordsTennessee 1860 Census RecordsTennessee 1870 – 1890 Census RecordsTennessee 1900 – 1930 Census Records 1850 Bledsoe County Tennessee (hosted by USGenWeb Census Project) Index (A-E) Index (F-I) Index (J-O) Index (P-S) Index (T-Z) Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Blount County Tennessee (hosted by USGenWeb Census Project) Index (A-B) Index (C-D) Index (D-G) Index (G-H) Index (H-L) Index (L-M) Index (M-R) Index (R-T) Index (T-Y) The 1st Civil District The 2nd Civil District The 4th Civil District The 5th Civil District The 7th Civil District The 8th Civil District The 9th Civil District The 10th Civil District The 10th Civil District The 12th Civil District The 14th Civil District The 15th Civil District The 17th Civil District Carter County Tennessee (hosted by USGenWeb Census Project) Index (A-B) Index (C-F) Index (G-J) Index (K-O) Index (P-S) Index (T-Z) Division 1 Division 2 Division 4 Division 5 Division 7 Division 6 Division 8 Division 9 Division 10   Cocke County Tennessee (hosted by USGenWeb Census Project) Index Coffee County Tennessee (hosted by USGenWeb Census Project) Fifth Civil District Second Civil District Third Civil District Sixth Civil District Sixth Civil District Seventh Civil District Ninth Civil District Dyer County Tennessee (hosted by USGenWeb Census Project) Index (A-E) Index...
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