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Census - People of Color, 1860-1920

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Transcribed by

Linda Cunningham Fluharty.


PEOPLE OF COLOR - 1860-1920

PLEASANTS COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA (VIRGINIA until 1863)

No guarantee of complete accuracy is asserted!

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1860 CENSUS, Pleasants County, Virginia


SLAVE OWNERS:

BROWSE, 412
Thomas...57-WM...Farmer...$30,000
Eliza...56-WF...England
Mary...23-WF...VA
Robert H...21-WM...VA
SLAVE SCHEDULE:
1 black female, age 32 - Fugitive from the state.
1 black male, age 16;
1 mulatto male, age 12;
1 mulatto female, age 10;
1 mulatto female, age 4.

COCHRANE, 488
Friend...50-WM...Farmer...$35,000...VA
Catharine...43-WF...VA
Marion...19-WM...VA
Mary E...17-WF...VA
John...13-WM...VA
Clawson P...11-WM...VA
Rebecca...9-WF...VA
Josephine...7-WF...VA
Julia Ann...4-WF...VA
Virginia...2-WF...VA
SLAVE SCHEDULE:
1 black male, age 14 - Fugitive from the state;
1 black male, age 10.

CREEL, 509
Alex H...72-WM...Merchant...$6,000...VA
Lucy...22-WF...VA
H. C...31-WM...$6,000...Farmer...VA
Eliza J...24-WF...VA
SLAVE SCHEDULE:
1 black male, age 70 - Fugitive from the state.
1 black female, age 30;
1 black female, age 5;
1 black male, age 13;
1 black male, age 5. 

FLINT, 421
Daniel...60-WM...Farmer...$3,000...NH
Harriet...60-WF...VA
SLAVE SCHEDULE:
1 black female, age 68 - Fugitive from the state.
1 black female, age 27.

RAWSON, 476
Stephen...55-WM...Farmer...$2,500...VA
Elizabeth...55-WF...VA
John...27-WM...VA
Samuel...23-WM...VA
David...20-WM...VA
Elizabeth...18-WF...VA
Ann...18-WF...VA
Stephen...16-WM...VA
Eliza...13-WF...VA
Mary C...11-WF...VA
SLAVE SCHEDULE:
1 black male, age 90 - Fugitive from the state.

FREE COLORED:

JONES, 519
Simon...75-BM...Farmer...VA
Sally...75-BF...VA
ROBINSON, George W...25-MM...Laborer...VA
TAYLOR, Sally...23-WF...Serving...VA
TAYLOR, Sally...2-WF...VA
POOL, William...24-WM...VA


1870 CENSUS, Pleasants County, West Virginia


BUTLER, 46
Lewis...60-BM...Farm Hand...VA
Fanny(?)...54-BF...VA
Jack...12-BM...VA
Mary...10-BF...VA

COCHRAN, 105
John...23-WM...marr. in April...VA
Mata J...20-WF...VA
*BLAIKLUK, Theodore...25-BM...Farm Hand...KY
*DENKIRK, James...23-BM...Farm Hand...VA
SEVERS, Lorenzo...19-WM...Farm Hand...VA
MYER, Jacke...27-WM...Farm Hand...VA

FISHER (WISHER?), 3
John...45-WM...River Man...MD
Mary...43-WF...VA
John...10-WM...MD
Mary V...2-WF...VA
Anna...11-WF...OH
*Susan...10-BF

PARKER, 109
R. T...51-WM...Farmer...VA
Mary...44-WF...VA
Isick H...24-WM...VA
Georgeanna...19-WF...VA
Rebecca...17-WF...VA
Charles...4-WM...VA
*JACKSON, Isick...25-BM...Farm Hand...VA

ROSS, 1
C. P...27-WM...Farmer...VA
Ambrosine...26-WF...VA
Herbert...2-WM...VA
Arland(?)...9/12-WM...VA
Susan...18-WF...VA
*Henry...19-BM...VA

COVERT, 114
Benjamin...40-WM...Farmer...$20,000...VA
Anna...41-WF...VA
Marion(?)...17-WF...VA
Eva...16-WF...VA
George...14-WM...VA
Lew...13-WM...VA
William...7-WM...VA
Frank...2-WM...VA
*Meranda...14-BF...VA
CROTEN, J. W...26-WM...Carpenter...VA


1880 CENSUS, Pleasants County, West Virginia


27...27...BUTLER
Lewis...60-BM...farmer...VA VA VA
Fanny...BF...40...keeps house...VA ? ?
WILLIAMS, Eddie...BM...26...boarder...WV WV ?

93..93...THOMPSON
Charles... 48-MM...farmer...WV ? ?
Mary C...30-WF...m...keeps house...WV OH ?
(Childrens' race listed as quadroon.)
Margaret A...17-QF...s...at home...WV WV WV
Benjamin L...15-QM...s...at home...WV WV WV
Abram L...12-QM...s...at home...WV WV WV
James W...10-QM...s...at home...WV WV WV
Charles L...8-QM...at home...WV WV WV
George M....6-QM......at home...WV WV WV
Brady A....3-QM...at home...WV WV WV
Mary M. B....3/12-QF...at home...WV WV WV

33..33...WILLIAMSON
Hamilton...62-WM...m...farmer...OH VA OH
Anna...62-WF...m...keeps house...WV VA VA
SMITH, Samuel...34-WM...m...son in law...charge of farm...PA IR IR
SMITH, Emily M...22-WF...m...daughter...keeps house...WV OH VA
*BUTLER, Mary...15-BF...servant....house servant...WV VA VA
*BUTLER, Jack...18-BM...farm laborer...VA VA VA


1900 CENSUS, Pleasants County, West Virginia


GRANT DISTRICT

SMITH,   227
Joseph...head...July 1853...46-WM...md 24 yr...Farmer...OH OH OH
Mary E...wife...Oct. 1853...46-WF...4 child/4 living...OH  OH  OH   
William R...son...June 1878...21-WM...S...farm lab...WV  OH  OH   
Sylvia...dau...June 1881...18-WM...S...at school...WV OH OH
Charles A.   son   Oct. 1886...13-WM...at school...WV OH OH
FULMER, Charles S...boarder...June 1873...26-WM...S...farm lab...OH OH OH
*HARSTON, Joseph...boarder...Jan 1841...59-BM...S...farm lab...VA NC NC

UNION DISTRICT

PENN (23-23)
J. M...head...Oct 1860...39-BM...M-20yrs...VA VA VA
James G...son...Jan 1882...18-BM...single...VA VA VA

ZANE (309-312)
Samuel...head...Apr 1837...63-BM...M-47yrs...WV MD WV
Lucy...wife...1832...68-BF...7child/5living...WV ?? WV
Vada...grdau...Oct 1892...7-BF...WV ?? WV


1910 CENSUS, Pleasants  County, West Virginia


GRANT DISTRICT

ROBISON, 112
Charlie W...Head...75-MM...Farmer...WV WV WV
Mary...Wife...65?-WF...WV WV WV
Agnes...Dau...25-MF...WV WV WV
Arch T...Son...24-MM...WV WV WV
Laura B...Dau...21-MF...WV WV WV

GARRETT, 114-115
Tomas...Head...47-WM...WV IRE/ENG IRE/ENG
Margaret A...Wife...47-MF...WV WV WV
Stella G...Dau...16-MF...WV WV WV
Charles L...Son...10-MM...WV WV WV
Nellie M...Dau...10-MF...WV WV WV

ST. MARYS - SECOND WARD, WASHINGTON DISTRICT

(HOTEL) 130
*GEORGE, Tommy...Servant...45-BM...WV US US...Cook/Hotel


1920 CENSUS, Pleasants County, West Virginia


GRANT DISTRICT

GARRET, 106
Thomas D...Head...47-WM...WV IRE/ENG IRE/ENG  Teamster/Oil Fields
Margaret A...Wife...47-MF...WV WV WV
C Leonard...Son...10-MM...WV WV WV

ROBINSON, 128
Charley A...Head...86-MM...WV WV WV...None
Mary O?...Wife...69-WF...WV OH WV
Thomas? A...Son...31-MM...WV WV WV...Laborer/Oil Fields

ST. MARYS - SECOND WARD, WASHINGTON DISTRICT

ASHMEAL, 114
Mel...Head...58-WM...OH OH OH...Hotel Proprietor
*LANGHAM, Elsie...Help...27-BF...WV VA VA...Cook/Hotel
*LEE, Louise...Help...22-BF...WV VA VA...Cook/Hotel

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