This publication contains the following data from the 1840 census: population counts and characteristics, and; economic data pertaining to mines, agriculture, horticulture, forest products, fisheries, commerce, and manufactures. Counts of male slaves and female slaves are sometimes provided by age grouping The numbers in the 1840 census were profoundly flawed, it would turn out, but for several years, advocates of slavery exploited them to portray Black people as better off enslaved
1840. Each head of family was asked: The number of free White males and females, respectively: under 5 years; 5 to 10 years; 10 to 15 years; 15 to 20 year Slave Schedules were population schedules used in two U.S. Federal Censuses: The 1850 U.S. Federal Census and the 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Slaves were usually not named, but enumerated separately and usually only numbered under the slave holder's name. The National Archives has microfilmed all of the original manuscripts for applicable states In particular, the 1840 census was shown to have severely over-counted the number of free black people who were insane or idiots—data that supporters of slavery used as propaganda to.
The census for 1830 and 1840 only lists the head of household by name. There are numerical values recorded for each individual, which fall under specific demographic categories (ex. Free Female 10-23, Slave Male 36-54). Slave Schedules Used From Census of 1850 U.S. Census Bureau (Census Record, MD) Slaves, Allegany County, 1850, MSA SM61-15 Black Marylanders 1840: African American Population by County, Status & Gender Census data was accessed from the University of Virginia Historical Census Browser Tennessee Census 1810 - 1860 Many of the Webmasters on AHGP, provide census information. Not transcribed data, like you see on census sites, but data that gives you a idea of where to look for this information. When you can't find that elusive ancestor, give these pages a try. We do have some actual census pages. 181 The United States Census of 1850 was the seventh census of the United States.Conducted by the Census Office, it determined the resident population of the United States to be 23,191,876—an increase of 35.9 percent over the 17,069,453 persons enumerated during the 1840 Census.The total population included 3,204,313 slaves. Although the official date of the census date was June 1, 1850. Main Cemeteries Census Deaths Deeds Marriages Military Photos Wills and Estates. 1840 Census, Brunswick County NC Transcribed by Natasha Miles August 2005 Brunswick County, North Carolina. 6 slave females under 10, 6 slave females 10-24, 4 slave females 24-36, 6 slave females 36-55, 2 slave females 55-100.
. In 1840, the U.S. Federal census only listed the head of household by name and other individuals living in the household are only represented in the male/female columns under age ranges Explanation of Census data. The U.S. Census data and shapefiles for these maps comes from Minnesota Population Center, National Historical Geographic Information System, version 2.0 (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, 2011).For a description of the questions asked on the 1790 to 1860 censuses, see Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses From 1790 to 2000 (U.S Census Bureau, 2002)
Historyguy.com Civil War Statistics: Slaves as a Percentage of the U.S. Population (1800-1860) The chart below shows the numbers of Americans in each census year from 1800 to 1860, along with the total population of enslaved African-Americans in the United States (and in the Confederacy) The 1860 slave schedule adds a column for the number of slave houses on the property. Also, census enumerators were instructed to include the names of slaves who were 100 years old or older. Only about half of those over 100 actually included names. A list of the 43 slaves in Missouri who were 100 years old or older was compiled by RootsWeb
Enumerators of the 1840 census were asked to include the following categories in the census: name of head of household, number of free white males and females, number of other free persons, names of slave owners and number of slaves, number of foreigners, and town or district and county of residence 1840 Federal Census - Slave Schedule Located at Pike County Archives and History Society [Report Broken Link] Index to 1840 Federal Census Includes Clark, Hempstead, Pike Counties Located at Pike County Archives and History Society [Report Broken Link] Index to 1840 Federal Census Surnames Located at USGenWeb Archives: Pike Co., AR [Report. Ohio 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 Ohio census information directly from your computer at home . The was the sixth enumeration conducted of the United States population as provided for in the U.S. Constitution.The 17 million people enumerated represented a 32.7% increase over the prior census Logo by Pamela Cresswell. © 2020-2021 Annabeth R. Spivey ~ all rights reserve
It simply set up slavery for a long-term natural death. Connecticut finally abolished slavery entirely in 1848. The 1800 census counted 951 Connecticut slaves; the number diminished thereafter to 25 in 1830, but then inexplicably rose to 54 in the 1840 census. After that, slaves were no longer counted in censuses for the northern states 1840. Reel 0156 - 1840 Maryland - Allegany County) - Reel 0300 - 1850 Maryland Federal Population Census Slave Schedules - Allegany, Anne Arundel, and Baltimore Counties, city of Baltimore and Calvert, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, and Charles Counties The 1840 census combines slave data with the main population census. The list of slave owners below is taken from the 1840 Newton County census schedules, which are available online here: 1840 Newton County Census. Page references are to the census schedules. For each owner, the list gives the sexes and age ranges of his slaves The census of 1830 lists 3,775 free Negroes who owned a total of 12,760 slaves. Many black slaves were allowed to hold jobs, own businesses, and own real estate. Somewhat true The census records show that the majority of the Negro owners of slaves were such from the point of view of philanthropy. In many instances the husband purchased the wife or vice versa. The slaves belonging to such families were few compared with the large numbers found among the whites on the well developed plantations
By the 1850 census slaves were listed on a separate slave schedule. Entries were correlated to the population schedules: each slaveowner's slaves were listed individually, not by name but by age, sex, and whether black or mulatto. You know in the 1840 census there was a place to name the Revolutionary Pensioners. The 1840 Knox County census. 1840 Federal Census Page 167 - 172: 92K: Jun 2011: Lorraine H. Robinson: 1840 Federal Census Page 173 - 178: 89K: Jun 2011: Lorraine H. Robinson: 1840 Federal Census Page 179 - 185: 95K: Jun 2011: Lorraine H. Robinson: 1840 Federal Census Page 186 - 191: 70K: Jun 2011: Lorraine H. Robinson: 1850 Census Images: K: Aug 2003: Steve M. Tanner: 1850. Enumerators of the 1840 census were asked to include the following categories in the census: name of head of household; number of free white males and females in age categories: 0 to 5, 5 to 10, 10 to 15, 15 to 20, 20 to 30, 30 to 40, 40 to 50, 50 to 60, 60 to 70, 70 to 80, 80 to 90, 90 to 100, over 100; the name of a slave owner and the number. 1790 - 1840 : Lists the name of the head of the family only. 1850: First census to list the names of all free persons. 1870: First census to name all former slaves
1840 Census for Jessamine County, Kentucky Enumerated by Lewis Lowen Transcribed by and property of Don W. Rubarts : Page 217 : Free White Males: Free White Females: Slaves: Free Colored: Total: Age: 1 to 4: 5 to 9: 10 to 14: 15 to 19: 20 to 29: 30 to 39: 40 to 49: 50 to 59: 60 to 69: 70 to 79: 80 to 89: 90 to 99: 100 & Up: 1 to 4: 5 to 9: 10. Note: the census of slaves and slaveholders was published in the agriculture volume, Agriculture of the United States in 1860, Firestone Oversize Oversize HD1753.1860 .A2q and online. There is a table for each state, Slaveholders and Slaves, listing all the counties and for each total slaveholders, total slaves, and then by groups from 1. 1830 Census Data: 5th United States Census. Of the 12,866,020 people living in the United States in 1830, 2,009,043 were slaves. It took approximately $379,000 and 1,519 enumerators to complete the 1830 census, producing a total of 214 pages in published reports. The U.S. population increased by 33.5 percent from the 1820 census to the 1830 census 1840 Federal Census, Pages 19 - 29: 101K: Dec 1999: Sonya Sipes Tilley: 1840 Federal Census, Pages 30 - 41: 108K: Dec 1999: Sonya Sipes Tilley: 1840 Federal Census, Pages 42 - 53: 106K: Dec 1999: Sonya Sipes Tilley: 1840 Federal Census, Pages 54 - End: 98K: Dec 1999: Sonya Sipes Tilley: 1850 Census Index A-L: 330K: Sep 200 1840: The 1840 census also shows the name of head of household and the number of males and females in each age category. Sistler's index covers the state in alphabetical order, listing heads-of-household and numbers of males and females in each family
1840 US Census. Offsite Link to view images: 1840 Census Image - Marion County. Pages 87 - 143. Transcribed by Veneta McKinney. PAGE 42: Total: G. Justis: 18: Z. B. King: 3: James Kidd: 8: MALE SLAVES: FEMALE SLAVES: under age 5 = 647 5 and under 10 = 521. 10 and under 15 = 360. 15 and under 20 = 240. 20 and under 30 = 392. 30 and under 40. State Census The Alabama Department of Archives and History has State census enumerations for Alabama for the following years: 1820--no index (8 counties only: Baldwin, Conecuh, Dallas, Franklin, Limestone, St. Clair, Shelby, Wilcox) name of head of household; free white males and females in age categories; number of slaves and free persons of color in age categories Census data is accessible through the Historical Census Browser at the Geospatial and Statistical Data Center of the University of Virginia library, by arrangement with the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research 1840 - Total Slave Population (showing counties with the largest and smallest number of slaves) 1840.
. Enumerators of the 1840 census were asked to include the following categories in the census: name of head of household, number of free white males and females in age categories: 0 to 5, 5 to 10, 10 to 15, 15 to 20, 20 to 30, 30 to 40, 40 to 50, 50 to 60, 60 to 70, 70 to 80, 80 to 90, 90 to 100, over 100; the. An ancestor not shown to hold slaves on the 1860 slave census could have held slaves on an earlier census, so those films can be checked also. In 1850, the slave census was also separate from the free census, but in earlier years it was a part of the free census
Taylor County, Kentucky Federal Census Index; Year: Roll: ED's: Images: Transcription Status: Transcriber: 1850: M432-219 : 1850 Slave: M432-228 : 1860: M653-39 1840 Federal Census Beaufort Co., NC The Census Taker (1870) Harper's Weekly. In 1840 June 1 st was still the census day but 10 months were allowed for taking the census. It included names and ages of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services, the only persons other than heads of families to be named in any of the first six censuses Marengo County Census Records (Source: USGenWeb Alabama Archives) Marengo County Federal Census Index (Source: us-census.org) 1830 . 1830 Federal Census Marengo County, Alabama (Source: MyHeritage) ($) 1840 . 1840 Federal Census Marengo County, Alabama (Source: MyHeritage) ($) 185
Census Takers. The information contained in this 1840 Pensioners Census database is a compilation of the data on the Revolutionary War pensioners gathered from the 1840 census returns. The information is organized by place - state, county, then township Columns in the 1840 census enumerate the free household of Solomon Northrup, author of Twelve Years a Slave, and his family living in Saratoga Springs, New York. Other than the head of household, no family members are named in the 1840 census, and instead are identified by age and sex 1860 Cooper, MO, Slave Census, Monteau, Kelly, Clear Creek and Lamine Twps. John A. Yancy 2 Wm. Hunt 3 Richd Bousefield 2 D. P. Mahan 2 Calvin Gengo 1 Robt. H. Taliaferro 2 Thos A. Gay 2 John S. Tonnes 3 Mary Lolly 1 Shadnae Morris 2 Albert Selman 14 James Mahan 4 Robt I. McCulloe 1 Chas Woods 1 Mark Cole 1 De Kalb Smiley 1 John Chilton 17 Jas G. Taliaferro 1 David Jones 10 David A. Jones Scott County, Virginia Federal Census Index: Year: Roll: ED's: Images: Transcription Status: Transcriber: 1820: M33-139 : Lorna Workman: 1830: M19-200 : 1840: M704-57
The United States Federal Census 1840 Pike County Arkansas Slave Enumeration _____ SCHEDULE of the whole number of persons (slaves extracted) within the division allotted to Richard L. Wilson. _____ Slave Owners Slaves Age Range Sex Township _____ James Scott 1 10-24 m Brewer 1 10-24 f 2 under 10 f _____ Elbert G. Hale 1 10-24 m Brewer 1 10-24. 1840 Census of Trimble County Kentucky Pgs. 327-334 Transcribed by Joy Muck Mack Proofread by Violet Morris Jennings Also, only the household with Slaves and/or Free Colored will have the extra lines to show the ages of the aforementioned. There are several households of Free Colored listed with a head of household. These entries are. Census of 1840 - Lists name and address of head of family; number of free white males and females in five-year age groups to 20, ten year age groups from 20 to 100 years old and over; number of free male and female black persons and slaves according to age groups; number of persons classified as deaf, dumb, blind, and insane or idiotic in. Enumerators of the 1820 census were asked to include the following categories in the census: name of head of household, number of free white males and females, number of other free persons except Indians, number of slaves, town or district and county of residence. 1810 United States Federal Census
County Total Population Free Black Males Free Black Females Total Free Blacks Enslaved Males Enslaved Females Total Enslaved; ALLEGANY: 22,769: 186: 226: 412: 31 The United States Census of 1850 was the seventh census of the United States.Conducted by the Census Office, it determined the resident population of the United States to be 23,191,876—an increase of 35.9 percent over the 17,069,453 persons enumerated during the 1840 Census.The total population included 3,204,313 slaves
1850 Lowndes County, Alabama Slave Census, Part 2 . Slave Inhabitants in the Lowndes District in the County of Lowndes, State of Alabama . Part 1 Rocky Mount Distric The rest were transported to the South into slavery. In spite of these hardships and obstacles, as can be seen in the census results, there was a slow but steady increase in the black population in Gallia County. The African American entries from the 1820, 1830 and 1840 United States census are shown below Still, the things you can do with most pre-1850 census records is limited. Things start to change for the better with the 1840 census, though. This is the first census that really provides a wide range of genealogically useful information beyond numbers, genders, and age ranges in a household In order to make this census easier to read, blank entry fields were replaced with zeros, and the entries were arranged into several parts (tables), all on the same page. The parts contain the following census data: Part A - Number of White Males and Females; Part B - Number of Slave Males and Females; Part C - Number of Free Colored Males and. By 1860, the final census taken before the American Civil War, there were four million slaves in the South, compared with less than 0.5 million free African Americans in all of the US
In 1840, the Census of the United States indicated that there were 2,487,455 slaves living in the United States. There were also 386,303 free Blacks, for a total of 2,873,758. This was an increase of 26.62% from 1830.  In 1850, United States Census figured show that there were 3,204,313 slaves in the United States The information listed includes the name of the head of the family, the number of white males over and under twenty-one years, the number of white females over and under twenty-one years, and the number of slaves. The census fragment was printed in The Florida Historical Quarterly 22 (1943): 34-40 by Dorothy Dodd, as 'The Florida Census of 1825. The census of 1830 lists 3,775 free Negroes who owned a total of 12,760 slaves. Many black slaves were allowed to hold jobs, own businesses, and own real estate. Somewhat true The heart of the book looks at slavery in the American South, describing black slaveholding planters, rise of the Cotton Kingdom, daily life of ordinary slaves, highly destructive slave trade, sexual exploitation of slaves, emergence of an African-American culture, abolition, abolitionists, antislavery movements, and much more. Continued belo Only the heads of free households appear in census schedules from 1800 to 1840. All other individuals, including slaves, are noted numerically under the head of household or reported owner. The 1810 Census for the District of Columbia did not survive. Slaves in the 1800 Census
1840 Federal Census Located at Alleghany Co. NCGenWeb [Report Broken Link] Tyrrell Co. 1840 Federal Census Located at Tyrrell Co., NCGenWeb [Report Broken Link] Wake Co. 1840 Federal Census Located at The USGenWeb Census Project ® [Report Broken Link] 1840 Federal Census - Revolutionary War Pensioners Located at USGenWeb Archives: Wake Co., N In the first official U.S. census of Arkansas as the District of Louisiana in 1810, the census takers found 188 slaves in a total population of 1,062 people. The development of this area and its creation as Arkansas Territory in 1819 spurred a rapid growth in the slave population. By 1820, it had risen to 1,617
The last U.S.census slave schedules were enumerated by County in 1860 and included 393,975 named persons holding 3,950,546 unnamed slaves, or an average of about ten slaves per holder. The actual number of slaveholders may be slightly lower because some large holders held slaves in more than one County and would have been counted in each County Discover more about US Census 1850 Slave Schedule. The United States issues special schedules to accompany certain censuses to find out additional information about the population. In 1850, this slave schedule was issued to count the numbers of people kept in slavery, where they lived, and who owned these people A table for each slave state documenting the number of slaves and slave owners is found beginning on page 223 of the 1860 Census report Agriculture of the United States in 1860 1840 Federal Census White Co., Tennessee (From Harper's Weekly, 1870) In 1840 June 1 st was still the census day but 10 months were allowed for taking the census. It included names and ages of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services, the only persons other than heads of families to be named in this census
Not a complete list of counties - only those with online census records Ascension Parish. 1860 Federal Census - Slave Schedule Surname Matches with 1870 Census Located at Slaveholders and African Americans 1860-1870 [Report Broken Link slave states, 1,734 were insane or idiotic - making a ratio of one to every 1,558. In the Northern, or free states, on the other hand, 1,191 Negroes out of 171,894 were found to be insane or idiotic - a ratio of one in every 144.5. Thus, according to the census of 1840, the rate of mental disease an The first federal census available for Virginia is 1800. There are federal censuses publicly available for 1800 (partial), 1810 (partial), 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850.
This microfilm was provided by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and sponsored by the Internet Archive. 6th Population Census of the United States - 1840 Alabama Arkansas Connecticut Delaware District of.. Reel 0003 - 1790 Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia and 1840 Census Pensioners - Entire state) [FILM] Heads of families at the first census of the United States taken in the year 1790 : records of the State enumerations: 1782-1785, Virginia - [BOOK] North, S. N. D. (Simon Newton Dexter), 1849-1924 Includes inde The first U.S. census in 1790 counted 40,086 slaves in the 8 Northern States, for a total of about 2% of the population. In some important northern areas slaves made up an even more significant proportion of the population, such as in Kings County (modern-day Brooklyn) where 1 in every 3 residents was held in bondage