Headings for 1850 Federal Census


Headings for 1850 Federal Census

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Schedule I. Free Inhabitants in_______________ in the County of _______________of____________ enumerated by me, on the ___ day of _________ 1850_____________ Ass't Marshall

1. Dwelling house numbered in order of visitation.
2. Families numbered in order of visitation.
3. The Name of every Person whose usual place of abode on the first day of June, 1850 was in this family.
       Note: I have divided the name into two columns 3a Last name and 3b First name
4. Age
5. Sex
6. Color - White, Black or Mulatto
7. Profession, Occupation or Trade of each Male Person over 15 years of age
8. Value of Real Estate owned
9. Place of Birth, Naming the State, Territory or Country
10. Married within the year
11. Attended school within year
12. Persons over 20 years of age who cannot read or write
13. Whether deaf and dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper or convict
I have added at the beginning a column for Page number and one for Line number.
Also a column for transcribers remarks at the end.