1850 Census of Hamilton County, IL p.62

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Abstracted by John Jacoby 1998 from the National Archives and Records Administration Federal Population Schedules for the 7th Census of the United States in 1850.  This file is co-owned by John Jacoby and Carol Lee Yarbrough.  Both above notices must remain when copied or downloaded.
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This is the 1850 federal census for Hamilton County, IL.

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.

*Tracy Wells, a Caskey family researcher, reports that the household Samuel Dixon below (411/411) should read Caskey instead of Dixon and that Achitate should have been Archibald.  This same Caskey (Caska) family can be found on the 1860 census.

*Marguerite Butzow reports that in household 413, line 40, the Jane listed there should be James Cates.  Nancy Cates was the widow of James L. Cates, Jr.


CENSUS YR:  1850  STATE or TERRITORY:  IL  COUNTY:  Hamilton  DIVISION:  District North Territory  REEL NO:  na  PAGE NO:  63

REFERENCE:  Federal Census taken Oct.- Nov. 1850 by Robert Wingate, enum
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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   406  406 Stephens       Benjamin       4    M                                  IL
				 REMARKS:  last name may be in error, possibly "Stephens"
 2   406  406 Wheeler        Margaret       62   F                                  IL
 3   407  407 Matheny        *******        33   M         laborer        150       NC
				REMARKS:  first name illegible, possibly "William"
 4   407  407 Matheny        Mary           32   F                                  NC                            X
 5   407  407 Matheny        Margaret A.    11   F                                  TN                      X
 6   407  407 Matheny        Caloway M.S.   11   M                                  TN                      X
 7   407  407 Matheny        Elizabeth F.   8    F                                  TN                      X
 8   407  407 Matheny        Matilda C.     4    F                                  IL
 9   407  407 Matheny        Peter *.       2    M                                  IL
 10  408  408 McKnight       *****          32   M         laborer                  OH
                  REMARKS:  name=Peter?
 11  408  408 McKnight       Mary J.        23   F                                  Oh
 12  408  408 McKnight       Charles        5    M                                  IL
 13  408  408 McKnight       Philip W.      3    M                                  IL
 14  408  408 McKnight       Squire T.      1    M                                  IL
 15  408  408 Hilman         Anna           22   F                                  IL

 16  409  409 Allen          Enos T.        64   M         laborer        100       VA
 17  409  409 Allen          Katy           48   F                                  KY
 18  410  410 Bergen         Joshua         77   M         laborer                  M*
                   REMARKS:  birth place=MD?
 19  410  410 Bergen         Elizabeth      52   F                                  PA                            X
 20  410  410 Bergen         John           22   M         laborer                  OH
 21  410  410 Bergen         Elizabeth 20   20   F                                  OH                            X
 22  410  410 Bergen         Susan          18   F                                  OH
 23  410  410 Bergen         Margaret       16   F                                  OH
 24  411  411 Dixon          Samuel         5*   M         farmer         150       VA                            X
                  REMARKS:  age=53?
 25  411  411 Dixon          Anna           48   F                                  OH                            X
 26  411  411 Dixon          Minerva        20   F                                  OH                            X
 27  411  411 Dixon          William        17   M         laborer                  OH
 28  411  411 Dixon          Thomas         14   M                                  OH
 29  411  411 Dixon          Aschitate     12   M                                   OH
 30  411  411 Dixon          Elizabeth      7    F                                  IL
 31  411  411 Dixon          Samuel A.      3    M                                  IL
 32  411  411 Hobbs          Hannah         80   F                                  NC                            X
 33  412  412 Dixon          Thomas         30   M         farmer         500       KY
 34  412  412 Dixon          Nancy          28   F                                  KY                            X
 35  412  412 Dixon          Martha  C.     1    F                                  KY
 36  413  413 Cates          Nancy          39   F                                  VA                            X
 37  413  413 Cates          Jasper      18   M            laborer                  TN                      X	
 38  413  413 Cates          Andrew J.      17   M         laborer                  TN                      X
 39  413  413 Cates          Rebecca        14   F                                  IL                      X
 40  413  413 Cates          Jane           13   F                        300       IL                      X
                   REMARKS:  note: Real Estate "undervalued"
 41  413  413 Cates          Ephraim        10   M                                  IL
 42  413  413 Cates          Isaiah         7    M                                  IL

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