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BELGIANS   IN   AMERICA Belgian settlements by State  

American Censuses
1850/1860/1870
:
link to the censuses by States 
 Distribution according
to the State of settlement
:
link to the State of settlement

The settlers

The Catholic Missions

Belgians SETTLEMENTS 

  North   1850 found :  1860 found : 1870 found

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 South    1850 found :  1860 found : 1870 found
Wisconsin
New York
Michigan
Illinois
Ohio
Missouri
California 
(7)
Pennsylvania
New Jersey
Minnesota
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
 (8)
Kentucky
Massachusetts
Maryland
Connecticut
Washington_DC
Oregon
Maine
Rhode Island
Vermont
New_Hampshire
Delaware
West Virginia
45
401
112
33
103
58
 12
126
43
1
86
4
   -
27
36
5
2
14
11
2
2
0
0
1
-
48
412
112
34
102
64
16
112
16
1
93
2
-
27
17
5
2
14
11
2
2
0
1
2
-
4647
860
597
536
519
311
299
218
100
94
92
91
52
46
38
30
30
20
 18
 6
2
2
1
0
-
4659
923
585
552
538
326
239
224
123
98
358
90
53
38
29
32
22
12
6
1
2
2
1
1
-
4804
984
832
1071
639
536
291
399
191
622
462
650
199
100
104
41
36
8
38
11
6
1
0
2
9
4282
1203
791
957
521
545
294
376
184
349
460
201
190
94
99
40
34
10
39
10
4
1
0
2
21
Louisiana
Texas
Georgia
Alabama
Tennessee
Mississippi
Virginia  
  (1)  
South_Carolina
Florida
Arkansas
North_Carolina
115
8
41
4
4
3
7
0
4
2
1
161
9
37
4
4
3
7
1
3
2
0
290
30
21
19
18
9
9
5
4
1
1
307
42
23
24
20
10
20
8
4
1
1
220
73
21
10
19
10
6
10
8
9
6
211
73
26
8
18
10
4
11
7
9
5
Total   189    407      
Territories     1850 found 1860 found 1870 found
Nebraska (4) 
Colorado (6) 
Washington (2) 
New Mexico
Nevada (5) 
Utah
Indian ter.
Arizona
Idaho
Montana
Dakota (3) 
Wyoming
-
-
-
0
-
0
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0
-
0
-
-
-
-
-
-
12
11
7
5
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
10
14
8
5
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
15
11
11
5
28
2
-
5
5
23
1
5
12
11
11
5
25
2
-
5
4
20
1
5
G. total  1,313   9,072   12553  
 Total  1124    8627      

(1) with West Virginia, created in 1863 (West Virginia 21, Virginia 4)
(2) the 1850 population is that of Clarck and Lewis counties, Oregon territory
(3) was in Nebraska territory in 1850 and was not covered
(4) census coverage began in 1860
(5) no census coverage in 1850
(6) no census coverage in 1850,
(7) 1850 returns incomplete : those for Contra Costa and Santa Clara were lost before reaching Washington and those for San Francisco were destroyed by fire
(8) census began in 1860   

The census of :

give the number of
Belgian settlers to :

1850 1,313
1860 9,072
1870 12,553
1880 15,535
1890 22,639
1900 29,757
1910 49,400
1920 62,687
1930 64,194

sources:
1850
: A new and complete statistical gazetteer of the United States of America, founded on and compiled from official federal and state returns, and the seventh national census, by Richard S. Fisher &  Renseignements sur l'émigration aux Etats-Unis,  par H W Malli & Statistics of the United States, Table CXX
1860: Table of the 1860 Census, courtesy of the State Library of Florida
1870:  the statistics of the population of the United States... by Francis A. Walker, superintendent of census

    

 

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