1850 Census of County, VA p.140B
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Abstracted by Patti McDonald/Michelle Staggs, ©1999 from the National Archives and Records Administration Federal Population Schedules for the 7th Census of the United States in 1850.

Submitted by Patti McDonald/Michelle Staggs, February 1999. Both above notices must remain when copied or downloaded.


This is the 1850 federal census for County, VA.

LN = Line Number Family appeared on
HN = Dwelling houses numbered in the order of visitation
FN = Families numbered in the order of visitation
LAST NAME, FIRST NAME = The Name of every Person whose usual place of abode on the 1st day of June, 1850, was in this family
RACE = Color (white, black or mulatto)
OCCUP. = Profession, Occupation,or Trade of each Male over 15 years of age
VAL. = Value of Real Estate owned
BIRTHPLACE = Place of Birth, Naming the State, Territory, or Country
MRD. = Married within the year
SCH. = Attended School within the year
R/W = Persons over 21 yrs of age who cannot read & write
DDB = Whether deaf & dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper, or convict.

CENSUS YR:  1850  STATE or TERRITORY:  WV  COUNTY:  Mineral  DIVISION:  24  PAGE NO:  140B
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 LN  HN   FN  LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     AGE SEX  RACE  OCCUP.         VAL.      BIRTHPLACE       MRD.  SCH.  R/W  DDB
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 1   8    8   Shank          George W.      34   M         Farmer         800       VA
 2   8    8   Shank          Catharine      28   F                                  VA                            X
 3   8    8   Shank          Jacob W.       9    M                                  VA                      X
 4   8    8   Shank          Margaret A.    7    F                                  VA                            X
 5   8    8   Shank          Rebecca E.     5    F                                  VA
 6   8    8   Shank          Philip J.      3    M                                  VA
 7   8    8   Shank          Mary J.        1    F                                  VA
 8   9    9   Robinson       William        49   M         FARMER         4,000     VA
 9   9    9   Robinson       Rebecca        40   F                                  VA
 10  9    9   Robinson       Amos           19   M         Laborer                  VA
 11  9    9   Robinson       Richard        17   M         Laborer                  VA
 12  9    9   Robinson       Eleanor        15   F                                  VA                      X
 13  9    9   Robinson       Jane           14   F                                  VA                      X
 14  9    9   Robinson       Mary           12   F                                  VA                      X
 15  9    9   Robinson       Rachael        8    F                                  VA
 16  9    9   Robinson       William        5    M                                  VA
 17  9    9   Bowman         Henry          17   M         Laborer                  VA
 18  10   10  Poland         Comfort        74   F                                  VA                            X
 19  10   10  Piles          Hannah         64   F                                  VA                            X
 20  10   10  Piles          Sarah          43   F                                  VA                            X
 21  10   10  Piles          Malinda        13   F                                  VA
 22  11   11  Poland         Nancy          51   F                        2,000     Oh                            X
 23  11   11  Shingleton     Jonathan       43   M                                  VA
 24  12   12  Pownall        Absolom        23   M         Farmer         600       VA
 25  12   12  Pownall        Hannah         23   F                                  VA
 26  13   13  Pownall        Alfred         21   M         Farmer                   VA
 27  13   13  Pownall        Charlotte      20   F                                  VA
 28  13   13  Pownall        Maria          45   F                                  VA
 29  13   13  Pownall        Malinda        18   F                                  VA
 30  13   13  Pownall        Susan          15   F                                  VA
 31  13   13  Pownall        Mary Jane      8    F                                  VA
 32  14   14  Shingleton     William        36   M         Farmer                   VA
 33  14   14  Shingleton     Martha         58   F                                  PA
 34  14   14  Shingleton     Catharine      20   F                                  PA
 35  15   15  McDonald       James          42   M         Farmer                   VA
 36  15   15  McDonald       Rebecca        45   F                                  VA
 37  15   15  McDonald       Celia          19   F                                  VA
 38  15   15  McDonald       James          17   M         Laborer                  VA
 39  15   15  McDonald       Gerrard        15   M         Laborer                  VA
 40  15   15  McDonald       Samuel         13   M                                  VA
 41  15   15  McDonald       Archibald      11   M                                  VA
 42  15   15  McDonald       Joseph         9    M                                  VA


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