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1860-1920 Census Records
People of Color

CALHOUN COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA (VIRGINIA until 1863)

Compiled by Linda Fluharty.

No guarantee of complete accuracy is asserted!


1860 CENSUS, Calhoun County, Virginia

SLAVE OWNERS:

FARNSWORTH, 775
Isaac P. Farnsworth...35...Lewis...Farmer
Sarah S...5...Upshur
Robert N...3...Calhoun
SLAVE SCHEDULE:
1 black female, age 13.

HAYS, 637
Peregrine Hays...39...Harrison...Farmer
Louisa A. A...38...Lewis
George W...8...Gilmer
Anna R...6...Gilmer
John B. F...4...Calhoun
Nepoleon F...1...Calhoun
James McCadden...60...Ireland...Laborer
Kassha Starcher...19...Lewis...Spinster
*Ellen Black...(M)...22...Virginia...Washwoman
SLAVE SCHEDULE:
1 black male, age 50;
1 mulatto male, age 39;
1 mulatto male, age 17;
1 mulatto male, age 15;
1 mulatto female, age 11;
1 mulatto male, age 7.

RIDDEL, 783
John G. Riddel...50...Randolph...Farmer
Nancy...44...Harrison
Benjamin...22...Lewis...Farmer
Ann...74...Randolph...Seamstress
SLAVE SCHEDULE:
Ann Riddle has 1 black female, age 70;
1 mulatto male, age 12.


1870 CENSUS, Calhoun County, West Virginia

RADCLIFF, 76
Stephen...64-BM...Farmer...$500...VA...(father born Africa)
N. Bonaparte...21-BM...Farm Laborer...VA
Julia Anne...21-BF...Farm Laborer...VA
Albert N...18-BM...Farm Laborer...VA
Susan...2-BF...WV
Cloye...BF...9/12, b. Oct...VA


1880 CENSUS, Calhoun County, West Virginia

ASHBY, C005
James...41-BM...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
Minerva...45-BF...Wife...Keeping House...VA...VA...VA
WILLIAMS, Mary...13-BF...Niece...Wrks at Home...WV...VA...VA

CATLIP, S007
Jacob...21-BM...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
Dora...18-BF...Wife...VA...VA...VA
Clary...2/12-BF...WV...VA...VA

COLAWAY, S011
Henry...34-BM...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
Elizabeth...29-BF...Wife...VA...VA...VA
Anna...8-BF...Dau...VA...VA...VA
Willie V...6-BF...Dau...WV...VA...VA
John R...3-BM...Son...WV...VA...VA
Mary B E...2-BF...Dau...WV...VA...VA

HENDERSON, C004
Charles...43-BM...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
Sarah J...43-MF...Wife...Keeping House...VA...VA...VA
Jesse...16-MM...Son...Wks on Farm...VA...VA...VA
Mary...11-MF...Dau...At Home...VA...VA...VA
Florence...7-MF...Dau...VA...VA...VA
Minerva...5-MF...Dau...VA...VA...VA

HICKS, C004
James M...30-MM...Farmer...Va...VA...--
Laura...27-MF...Wife...Keeping House...VA...VA...VA
Ashby M...5-MM...Son...WV...VA...VA
Gertrude...3-MF...Dau...WV...VA...VA
Edward L...2-WM...Son...WV...VA...VA
Unnamed...8mo-WM...Son...Sept 1879...WV...VA...VA

HOWARD, S011
Richard...63-BM...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
Ellen...23-BF...Wife...VA...VA...VA

LEWIS, S011
Gilbert W...38-BM...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
Agness...48-BF...Wife...VA...VA...VA
Sopronia...19-BF...Dau...VA...VA...VA
Lou...15-BF...Dau...WV...VA...VA
Loyd...1-BF...Adopted...WV...VA...VA

MARTIN, S007
Robert...68-BM...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
Charley...25-BM...Son...At Home...VA...VA...VA

MASE, S011
Sanda...50-BM...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
Cyntha...45-BF...Wife...VA...VA...VA
Mary...15-BF...Dau...WV...VA...VA
Juda...7-BF...Dau...WV...VA...VA
Luca...2-BF...Dau...WV...VA...VA

McDONALD, S009
July A...w...33-BF...Farmer/Housekpr...VA...--...VA
Floreed...15-BF...Dau...VA...VA...VA
Beverly...13-BM...Son...WV...VA...VA
Cary...11-BM...Son...WV...VA...VA
Ralph...5-BM...Son...WV...VA...VA

OGDEN, C005
David...50-MM...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
Sarah E...MF...Wife...Keeping House...VA...VA...VA
Jesse...25-MM...Son...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
Lucy...7-MF...Dau...WV...VA...VA
Amanda...4-MF...Dau...WV...VA...VA
Charles...1mo-MM...Son...May 1880...WV...VA...VA
JEFFERSON, Essex...s...39-BM...Servnt...Farmer...VA...VA...VA

QUEEN, C005
Julius...58-MM...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
Dorcas...55-MF...Wife...Keeping House...VA...VA...VA
James M...21-MM...Son...Wks on Farm...VA...VA...VA
George B Mc...17-MM...Son...Wks on Farm...VA...VA...VA
Abram...14-MM...Son...Wks on Farm...VA...VA...VA
SCOTT, Louisa...m...23-MF...Dau...Wks at Home...VA...VA...VA
SCOTT, John...m...31-MM...Sil...Wks Steamboat...VA...VA...VA
SCOTT, Julius...4-MM...4...G/Son...VA...VA...VA
SCOTT, Gathier...1-MM...G/Son...OH...VA...VA

RATCLIFF, L028
Charles W...30-BM...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
Dellia...29-BF...Wife...Keeping House...VA...VA...VA
Charles G...11-BM...Son...WV...VA...VA
Emely...3mo-BF...Dau...WV...VA...VA

RATCLIFF, S009
Bone...33-BM...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
July Amy...30-BF...Wife...VA...VA...VA
Allas D...15-BF...Dau...WV...VA...VA
Clory F...11-BF...Dau...WV...VA...VA
Albert...8-BM...Son...WV...VA...VA
Manda B...7-BF...Dau...WV...VA...VA
Frank...6-BM...Son...WV...VA...VA
Elizabeth E...5-BF...Dau...WV...VA...VA
Florence...2-BF...Dau...WV...VA...VA
Walter...1-BM...Son...WV...VA...VA
Stephen...w...80-BM...Father...VA...VA...VA


1900 CENSUS, Calhoun County, West Virginia

CENTER DISTRICT

HICKS, 253
James...50-BM...Head...Jul 1849...M 26 Yrs...WV WV WV
Laura...46-BF...Wife...Sep 1853...M 26 Yrs...14 child/14 living...WV WV WV
Ashby N...25-BM...Son...Nov 1874...S...WV WV WV
Gertrude...23-BF...Dau...Oct 1876...S...WV WV WV
Edward...22-BM...Son...Feb 1878...S...WV WV WV
John P...20-BM...Son...Sep 1879...S...WV WV WV
Charles...17-BM...Son...Jun 1882...S...WV WV WV
Susanna...16-BF...Dau...Oct 1883...S...WV WV WV
Walter...15-BM...Son...Mar 1885...S...WV WV WV
James M...13-BM...Son...Sep 1886...S...WV WV WV
Franklin...12-BM...Son...Mar 1888...S...WV WV WV
Benjamin...10-BM...Son...Sep 1889...S...WV WV WV
Allen...8-BM...Son...Nov 1891...S...WV WV WV
Jessie...7-BM...Son...Apr 1893...S...WV WV WV
Robert L...4-BM...Son...Jan 1895...S...WV WV WV
Nellie...11mo-BF...Dau...Jun 1899...S...WV WV WV

JAMES, 252
Harry...48-BM...Head...Jul 1851...M 23 Yrs...WV WV WV
Safrona...48-BF...Wife...Feb 1858...M 23 Yrs...5 child/5 living...WV WV WV
Jonie...21-BM...Son...Jun 1878...S...WV WV WV
Sony...17-BM...Son...May 1883...S...WV WV WV
Lucy...15-BF...Dau...Apr 1885...S...WV WV WV
Maggie...13-BF...Dau...Apr 1887...S...WV WV WV
Bessie...9-BF...Dau...May 1891...S...WV WV WV

McDONALD, 188
Beverly...39-BF...Head...1861...M 8 Yrs...WV WV WV
Lottie...28-BF...Wife...May 1872...M 8 Yrs...4 child/3 living...WV WV WV
Ralph...8-BM...Son...May 1892...S...WV WV WV
Opha...7-BM...Son...Mar 1893...S...WV WV WV
Minnie...8mo-BF...Dau...Sep 1899...S...WV WV WV

QUEEN, 250
Julious...75-BM...Head...Sep 1824...M 51 Yrs...WV WV WV
French...18-BM...Son...Aug 1881...S...WV WV WV
Nelvina...17-BF...Dau...1882...S...WV WV WV
Homer...12-BM...Son...1888...S...WV WV WV

LEE DISTRICT

HAYMAKER, 231-233
Amie R...Head...46-WF...Feb 1854...Widow...5 child/5 living...Farmer...WV WV WV
Hays...Son...20-WM...Apr 1880...Farm Laborer...WV PA WV
Leon...Son...17-WM...Sep 1882...Farm Laborer...WV PA WV
Rue V...Son...15-WM...Sep 1884...Farm Laborer...WV PA WV
Francis L...Son...12-WM...Jul 1887...Farm Laborer...WV WV? WV
Perry...Son...11-WM...May 1889...Farm Laborer...WV WV? WV
*HOWARD, Richard...80-BM...Svt...Mar 1820...Widower...VA VA VA

SHERMAN DISTRICT

CATLIP, 303
Jacob...Head...Dec 1859...40-BM...M-20 Yrs...WV VA WV
Mary D...Wife...Feb 1861...39-BF...M-20 Yrs...9/8...WV VA WV
Clara...Dau...Apr 1880...20-BF...S...WV WV WV
Mary A...Dau...Jan 1884...16-BF...S...WV WV WV
Laura...Dau...Jun 1886...13-BF...S...WV WV WV
Aggie...Dau...Oct 1888...11-BF...S...WV WV WV
Fay R...Son...Jul 1891...8-BM...S...WV WV WV
Gracy...Dau...Oct 1893...6-BF...S...WV WV WV
Herbert...Son...Jun 1896...3-BM...S...WV WV WV
Julia A U...Dau...Dec 1898...1-BF...S...WV WV WV
MARTIN, David...Brdr...Jul 1857...42-BM...M-15 Yrs...WV VA UNK
MARTIN, Clora...Svt...Oct 1868...31-BF...M-15 Yrs...4/4...WV WV WV
MARTIN, William...Neph...Aug 1889...10-BM...S...WV WV WV
MARTIN, Clarence N...Neph...Nov 1887...12-BM...S...WV WV WV
MARTIN, Samuel R...Neph...Nov 1885...14-BM...S...WV WV WV

GRANT, 296
Lewis...Head...May 1868...32-BM...M-5 Yrs...WV UNK WV
Bertha...Wife...Jun 1879...20-BF...M-5 Yrs...4/3...WV UNK WV
William...Son...May 1896...4-BM...S...WV WV WV
Agness...Dau...Apr 1898...2-BF...S...WV WV WV
Madge...Dau...Jan 1900...4/12-BF...S...WV WV WV

IVERY, 304
William...Head...Jan 1843...57-BM...M 18 Yrs...VA UNK UNK
Virginia...Wife...Jul 1854...45-BF...M 18 Yrs...12/9...WV UNK WV
Tonia...Son...Nov 1881...18-BM...S...WV VA WV
Ottie...Son...May 1885...15-BM...S...WV VA WV
Eddie...Son...Apr 1887...13-BM...S...WV VA WV
Daniel...Son...Jul 1889...10-BM...S...WV VA WV
Rozzella...Dau...Dec 1893...6-BF...S...WV VA WV
Cornelia...Dau...Mar 1900...2/12-BF...S...WV VA WV
Cecil...Son...Apr 1896...4-BM...S...WV VA WV

MUSE, 305
Sandy...B...Head...Jan 1826...74-BM...M-25 Yrs...PA PA PA
Cynthia A...B...Wife...Dec 1831...68-BF...M-25 Yrs...7/2...WV UNK WV
RATLIFF, Lucy...B...Grdau...Jan 1879...21-BF...M-1 Yr...1/1...WV UNK WV
RATLIFF, Minnie...B...Grdau...Jun 1898...1-BF...S...WV WV WV

RATLIFF, 320
Napoleon B...Head...Sep 1844...55-BM...M-16 Yrs...WV WV WV
Carie...Wife...May 1868...32-BF...M-16 Yrs...7/6...WV WV WV
Libbie A...Dau...Mar 1886...14-BF...S...WV WV WV
Dorca W...Son...Jul 1888...11-BM...S...WV WV WV
Harvey...Son...Sep 1890...9-BM...S...WV WV WV
Marry...Dau...Mar 1893...7-BF...S...WV WV WV
Mannie L...Son...Aug 1896...3-BM...S...WV WV WV
Bula...Dau...Aug 1898...1...S-BF...WV WV WV
Lottie...Grdau...Sep 1890...9-BF...S...WV WV WV

SUTTON, 295
John F...Head...May 1865...35-BM...M-13 Yrs...OH VA WV
Amanda...Wife...May 1871...29-BF...M-13 Yrs...6/5...WV WV VA
Georgia G...Dau...Feb 1889...11-BF...S...WV OH WV
Rhoda L F...Dau...Aug 1890...9-BF...S...WV OH WV
Curreliam C...Son...Feb 1892...8-BM...S...WV OH WV
Florence G...Dau...Jan 1895...5-BF...S...WV OH WV
Romeo R N...Son...Feb 1900...4/12-BM...S...WV OH WV

WASHINGTON DISTRICT

CAMPBELL, 56
Sida H...Head...Jan 1835...65-WM...M 45 Yrs...WV VA VA
Christina J...Wife...Jan 1840...60-WF...M 45 Yrs...2 child/1 living...WV GER WV
COLLINS, Morrellow W...Dau...Sep 1855...44...Wd...3 child/1 living...WV WV WV
Clevi E...Grdau...11-WF...Nov 1888...S...WV WV WV
OWENS, Susan...50-WF...Servant...Mar 1850...M...9 child/3 living...WV WV WV
*NEALE, Lucy...38-Colored...Servant...Apr 1861...S...VA VA VA


1910 CENSUS, Calhoun County, West Virginia

CENTER DISTRICT

HICKS, 98
Peter...head...65-MM...M-37yrs...farmer...WV US US
Banza...wife...54-MF...14 child/14 living...WV ?? WV
Ashby...son...35-MM...farm laborer...WV WV WV
Gertie...dau...33-MF...WV WV WV
Arthur...son...27-MM...farm laborer...WV WV WV
Ben...son...20-MM...farm laborer...WV WV WV
Jessie...son...17-MM..farm laborer...WV WV WV
Robert...15-MM...farm laborer...WV WV WV
Manilla...dau...11-MF...WV WV WV
QUEEN, Nellie...servant, private family...6-MF...WV WV WV

McDONALD, 99
Beverly...head...44-MM...M-20yrs...packer carbon(?) fact...WV US US
Lottie...40-MF...wife...7 child/5 living...WV ? ?
Ralph...son...18-MM...farm laborer...WV WV WV
Ofa...son...16-MM...farm laborer...WV WV WV
Minnie...dau...11-MF...WV WV WV
Earl...son...9-MM...WV WV WV
Dana...son...4-MM...WV WV WV
Julia...dau...6mo-MF...WV WV WV

QUEEN, 96
French...head...28-MM...M-4yrs...laborer saw mill...WV WV WV
Annie...24-MF...0 children...WV WV WV

QUEEN, 95
Homer...head...21(?)-MM...M-4yrs...farmer...WV WV WV
Clearinda...wife...30-WF...6 child/5 living...WV WV WV
Nellie...dau...3-MF...WV WV WV
Grace A...dau...11mo-MF...WV WV WV
ALPHEUS, Ellen L...stdau...6-MF...WV WV WV
Emma M...stdau...??-MF...WV WV WV

LEE DISTRICT

HAYS, 246
George W...WM & family.
SUTTON, Rhoda...servant...19-BF...WV OH WV

SHERMAN DISTRICT

CATLEPP, 19
Charles J...head...51-BM...M-29yrs...farmer...WV VA VA
Mary D...wife...48-MF...13 child/11 living...WV VA VA
Agness...dau...21-MF...WV WV WV
Gracie...dau...16-MF...WV WV WV
Ula...dau...11-MF...WV WV WV
Herbert...son...14-MM...farm laborer...WV WV WV
Kylie...son...8-MM...WV WV WV
Barba...dau...6-MF...WV WV WV
Discoe...son...1m0-MM...WV WV WV
REYNOLDS, George A...s-I-l...25-BM...M-1yr...WV WV WV
REYNOLDS, Laura...dau...23-MF...WV WV WV
REYNOLDS, Lillian...dau...4mo-MF...WV WV WV
MACE, Cynthia...mother...80-BF...wid...2 child/2 livingWV WV WV

GRANT, 22
Lewis H...head...45-BM...M-15yrs...WV WV WV
Bertha L...wife...30-MF...5 child/ 5 living...WV VA WV
William...son...13-MM...WV WV WV
Agness...dau...12-MF...WV WV WV
Madge...dau...10-MF...WV WV WV
Ona...dau...8-MF...WV WV WV
Blanch...dau...4-MF...WV WV WV

IVORY,
Jennie...head...55-MF...wid...12 child/9 living...WV WV WV
Danial...son...19-MM...farmer...WV WV WV
Rozella...dau...17-MF...WV WV WV
Cecil...son...13-MM...WV WV WV
Cornellia...dau...10-MF...WV WV WV

RATLIFF, 20
Napoleon B...head...64-BM...M-26yrs...WV WV WV
Carrie...wife...42-MF...12 child/9 living...WV VA WV
Dorrie...son...21-MM...WV WV WV
Charlie...nephew...42-BM...wid...WV WV WV
Harvey...son...19-MM...WV WV WV
Mary...dau...17-MF...WV WV WV
Marnie...son...13-MM...WV WV WV
Bulah...dau...11-MF...WV WV WV
Hobart...son...9-MM...WV WV WV
Wilbert...son...5-MM...WV WV WV
Raymond...son...2-BM...WV WV WV
Lottie...dau...20MF...WV WV WV
Tommy...nephew...6-BM...WV WV WV
Roy...nephew...5-BM...WV WV WV
HENDERSON, Tommy...nephew...14-BM...WV WV WV

RATLIFF, 100
Walter...head...27-MM...M-8yrs...farmer...WV WV WV
Muad...wife...22-MF...M-8yrs...1 child/1 living...WV WV WV
Virgil...dau...8-MF...WV WV WV

SUTTON, 21
John T...head...41-BM...M-21yrs...farm laborer...OH OH OH
Amanda M...wife...38-BF...10 child/6 living...WV WV WV
Jerald...dau...15-BF...WV OH WV
Romeo...son...10-BM...WV OH WV
Edna...dau...7-MF...WV OH WV
Gretta...dau...5-MF...WV OH WV
Burnard...son...2-BM...WV OH WV
MARTIN, Charles E...s-i-l...23-MM...M-3yrs...WV WV WV
Gay...dau...20-MF...2 child/2 living..WV OH WV
Hollie...grson...2-MM...WV WV WV
Harlie...grson...11mo-MM...WV WV WV


1920 CENSUS, Calhoun County, West Virginia

CENTER DISTRICT

HICKS, 162
Peter...head...70-MM...farmer...WV WV WV
Laura E...wife...66-BM...WV WV WV
A. W...dau...45-BF...WV WV WV
Girty...dau...43-BF...WV WV WV
Benjamin...son...30-BM...farmer...WV WV WV
Leonard...grson...5-BM...WV WV WV

SHERIDAN DISTRICT

CROWLEY, 155
Martin...head...Oil Well Driller & family
WILLIAMS, Rose...servant...38-BF...single...VA VA VA

SHERMAN DISTRICT

CATTLIP, 94
Jake H...60-BM...farmer...WV WV WV
Mary I...wife...58-BM...WV WV WV
Robert W...son...18-BM...WV WV WV
Barbara...dau...16-BF...WV WV WV
Disco...son...11-BM...WV WV WV
SMITH, Cleoa...grdau...9-BF...WV WV WV
SMITH, Altistin...grdau...2-BM...WV WV WV
PEARL, Caroline...aunt...86-BF...wid...WV WV WV
WEAST, Irene...boarder...31-BF...OH ? ?

GRANT, 97

Lewis W...head...55-BM...farmer...WV WV WV
Bertha L...wife...40-BM..WV WV WV
William T...son...23-BM...WV WV WV
Maggie...dau...20-BM...WV WV WV
Ona...dau...18-BF...WV WV WV
Blanch...dau...14-BF...WV WV WV
Floyd G...son..9-BM...WV WV WV
Pearl L...dau...7-BF...WV WV WV
Genive...dau..5-BM...WV WV WV
Thelma...dau...2-BM...WV WV WV
SUTTON, George W...s-i-l...3?-BM...WV WV WV

RATLIFF, 100
Carrie...head...31-BF...wid...WV WV WV
Mannie E...son...23-BF...farmer...single...WV WV WV
Hobert H...son...19-BM...single...WV WV WV
Wilbert...son...15-BM...WV WV WV
Raymond...son...12-BM...WV WV WV
Mary L...dau..26-BF...single...WV WV WV
Geneva H...d-i-l...20-BF...married...WV WV WV
Tommie...adopted...16-BM...WV WV WV
Roy W...adopted...15-BM...WV WV WV


 

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