1850 Poor House
Harrison County Census, Clarksburg
Dwelling #172


A- Name
B- Age
C- Gender
D- Occupation
E- Place of birth

                                       A                                    B             C                               D                                     E

Joseph S. Lawson 24 M Poor House Steward VA
Emeline Lawson 24 F -- VA
--Josephine 3 F -- VA
--Hanson 2 M -- VA
--Albert 8 mo M -- VA
Henry Sherr 87 M -- PA
Mary Sherr 66 F -- MD
Peter Lampkin 46 M -- VA
Elenor Grant 40 F -- Unk
Maxon Davis 40 M -- VA
Evan Turner 73 M -- NJ
Elrod Washburn 37 M -- KY
Jane Murry 16 F -- VA
John Appleby 81 M -- MD

 
 
 

1860 Poor House
 Harrison County Census
 Clarksburg Post Office,  Dwelling #601



 
 

A- Name
B- Age
C- Gender
*D- Race: white, black, 
    or mulatto.
E- Profession or occupation
F- Value of Personal Property
G- Place of Birth
H- Whether deaf & dumb, blind,
    insane, idiotic, pauper or convict

                              A                      B    C  *D               E                                 F              G                   H

John S. Johnson 52 M X Stuart (sic) of the poor 500 Maryland -
Eliza 48 F - - - Virginia -
Mary Hughes 23 F - - - " -
Martha A. Johnson 18 F - - - " -
John W. Johnson 20 M - - - " -
Jesse     " 16 M - - - " -
Columbus " 14 M - - - " -
Jerome " 13 M - - - " -
Elias     " 12 M - - - " -
Daniel  " 10 M - - - " -
Belle    " 5 F - - - " -
Rachel Garner 28 F - - - " -
Anna  " 2 F - - - '' -
John Eimer 90 M X - - France Pauper
Richard Grooms 95 M X - - Pennsylvania      "
John Dever 80 M - - - Virginia      "
Henry Robinson 66 M - - - "      "
Elizabeth Dever 60 F - - - "      "
Sarah Murphy 60 F - - - "      "
George Harris 40 M - - - " Idiot
William Lynn?? 24 M - - - "      "
Frances Humphrey 40 M - - - "      "
Richard Johnson 40 M - - - "      "
Peter Lambkin 65 M - - - " Pauper
Jack Nur 30 M - - - " Idiot
Jane Murray 30 F - - - "      "
Nancy Conley 23 F - - - "      "
Isaac Runion 12 M - - - "      "
James White 30 M - - - " Pauper

        * Personal comment:  I'm not certain as to what the census-taker meant to signify by making a check mark in this
          column.  Looking over the other pages of this census, I noticed that he checked this column for only the
         "Heads of Household".
 

Transcribed by Cathy Leonard
Copyrighted July, 2002
 

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