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1850 Somerford Census

[These were transcribed from the original census sheets filled out by the enumerator. Some of the names are a guestimate.]

Free Inhabitants in Somerford in the County of Madison, State of Ohio, enumerated by me on the 20th day of August, 1850. A. Simpson, Assistant Marshall

  1. Dwelling houses numbered in the order of visitation.
  2. Families numbered in the order of visitation
  3. The Name of every Person whose usual place of abode on the first day of June, 1850 was with this family
  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 the year
  12. Persons over 20 years of age who cannot read or write
  13. Whether deaf and dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper, or convict

1 1 Gabriel Prugh 42 M   Merchant 700 M.D.        
    Matilda Prugh 35 F       Ohio        
    George Prugh 15 M       Ohio        
    Valentine Prugh 13 M       Ohio   /    
    Lewis Prugh 10 M       Ohio   /    
    August Prugh 7 M       Ohio   /    
    Frances Prugh 4 F       Ohio   /    
    Malinda Prugh 1 F       Ohio        
    Aquilla T. Prugh 26 M   Merchant   Ohio        
2 2 Allen Jones 44 M   Waggon Maker   Va        
    Mary Jones 42 F       Canada        
    Clarissa Jones 23 F       Ohio        
    Matilda Jones 20 F       Ohio        
    Thomas Jones 18 M   Farmer   Ohio   /    
    Milton Jones 17 M       Ohio   /    
    David Jones 15 M       Ohio   /    
    Cyrus Jones 14 M       Ohio   /    
    Amanda Jones 12 F       Ohio   /    
    Charles Jones 9 M       Ohio   /    
    Lemuel Jones 6 M       Ohio   /    
    Samuel Jones 5 M       Ohio   /    
    Lucretia Jones 2 F       Ohio        
    John D. Jones 3/12 M       Ohio        
    Amelia Wright 2 F       Ohio        
3 3 Andrew Summers 42 M   Physician 600 Va        
    Elvila Summers 35 F       Va     /  
    Valentine Summers 16 M   Farmer   Ohio   /    
    Alonzo D.A. Summers 14 M       Ohio   /    
    Olive Summers 12 F       Ohio   /    
    Montraville Summers 10 M       Ohio   /    
    Calvin A. Summers 7 M       Ohio   /    
    Malvina Summers 6 F       Ohio   /    
    George C. Summers 3 M       Ohio        
    Ichabod N. Summers 4/12 M       Ohio        
4 4 William Warner 56 M   Tanner 600 Va        
    Sarah Warner 52 F       Va        
    Ann E. Warner 15 F       Ohio   /    
    Josephine Warner 14 F       Ohio   /    
    Hellen Warner 7 F       Ohio   /    
5 5 Obediah Wright 23 M   Blk Smith   N.J.        
    Rebecca Wright 18 F       Ohio        
    Clarence H. Wright 1 M       Ohio        
6 6 Jacob W. Neibarger 54 M   Inn Keeper 1200 Va        
    Cythiann Neibarger 36 F       Ohio     /  
    James C. Neibarger 22 M   Laborer   Ohio        
    Samuel Neibarger 13 M       Ohio   /    
    Mary E. Simpson 17 F       Ohio        
    Thomas Simpson 15 M       Ohio   /    
    Robert Simpson 9 M       Ohio   /    
    William Simpson 1 M       Ohio        
7 7 Juda Bradley 66 F     100 Va     /  
    Phebe Ellis 24 F       Ohio        
    Lucinda C. Ellis 5 F       Ohio        
    Juda E. Ellis 2 F       Ohio        
    Levi J. Ellis 6/12 M       Ohio        
8 8 Samuel Moore 62 M   Tanner 500 Delaware        
    Susannah Moore 45 F       Va     /  
9 9 Peter Bigalow 41 M   Ditcher 600 Ireland        
    Elizabeth Bigalow 32 F       Ohio     /  
    Julia Bigalow 12 F       Ohio   /    
    John Bigalow 3 M       Ohio        
    Peter Bigalow 2 M       Ohio        
10 10 William Wallace 51 M   Farmer 20 Ireland     /  
    Sarah Wallace 45 F       P.a.     /  
    George Wallace 22 M   Farmer   Pa     /  
    Daniel Wallace 18 M   Farmer   Ohio        
    William Wallace 17 M   Farmer   Ohio        
    Mariah Wallace 15 F       Ohio   /    
    John Wallace 9 M       Ohio   /    
    Malinda Wallace 7 F       Ohio   /    
    Sarah M. Wallace 4 F       Ohio   /    
11 11 Abraham Arnold 32 M   Waggon Maker   Pa        
    Elizabeth Arnold 24 F       Pa     /  
    Wesley Arnold 1 M       Ohio        
12 12 Cecilia Dorin 60 F     55 Ireland     /  
    Hugh Swaney 20 M       Ireland        
13 13 Jacob Davis 60 M   Farmer 150 MD     /  
    Elizabeth Davis 52 F       Va     /  
14 14 Michael Walden 67 M   Gate Keeper 100 Ireland        
    Ellen D.Walden 51 F       Ireland     /  
    Christopher Walden 22 M   Clerk   Ohio        
    Lawerence Walden 20 M   School Teacher   Ohio        
    Catherine Waldan 18 F       Ohio        
    Margaret Waldan 16 F       Ohio        
    Mary Waldan 13 F       Ohio        
    William Sroeney 35 M   Laborer   Ireland        
    Richard Wilson 45 M   Laborer   Ireland        
15 15 Otho W. Jugmond 36 M   Blk Smith 200 Ohio        
    Matilda Jugmond 37 F       Pa        
    Samuel Jugmond 14 M       Ohio   /    
    James Jugmond 10 M       Ohio   /    
    Frances Jugmond 4 F       Ohio        
    Canary M. Jugmond 2 M       Ohio        
16 16 Robert Ransomer 63 M   Pedler   Scotland        
    Samuel L. Moore 30 M   Laborer 800 M.D.        
    Mary Moore 25 F       Scotland        
17 17 Thomas Green 63 M   Inn Keeper 2000 Va     /  
    Elizabeth Green 49 F       Va     /  
    Fanney Green 12 F       Ohio   /    
18 18 Stephen Payne 33 M   Inn keeper   Ny        
    Catherine Payne 27 F       Va        
    Isaac C. Payne 4 M       Ohio        
    Lewis M. Payne 3 M       Ohio        
    Pocahantas Payne 5/12 F       Ohio        
    Sarah Lancaster 12 F B     Ohio        
    Eliza J. Payne 14 F       Ohio        
19 19 Andrew Clinging 25 M   Tailor   M.D.        
    Elizabeth Clinging 25 F       M.D.     /  
    Alonzo Clinging 8 M       Ohio   /    
    Laura Clinging 5 F       Ohio   /    
    Mary Clinging 4 F       Ohio        
    William Clinging 1 M       Ohio        
20 20 James Marsh 30 M   Carpenter   Pa        
    Kezia marsh 21 F       Ohio        
    David Marsh 10/12 M       Ohio        
21 21 Eliza A. Roberts 32 F       Ohio        
    William Roberts 14 M       Ohio   /    
    Joseph Roberts (twins) 7 M       Ohio   /    
    Charles Roberts (twins) 7 M       Ohio   /    
22 22 John Simmerman 33 M   Physician 300 Ohio        
    Martha A. Simmerman 25 F       Ohio        
    Harriet A. Simmerman 4 F       Ohio        
    Jacob Betts 19 M       Germany        
23 23 George P. Smith 33 M   Shoemaker   Ny        
    Mary C. Smith 26 F       Ia        
24 24 Jacob Shoemaker 25 M   Grocery Keeper   Ohio        
    Gertrude Shoemaker 18 F       Ohio        
25 25 Ann Shoemaker 55 F     200 P.a.        
    David Bond 11 M       Ohio   /    
26 26 Frances Gardner 35 F     1000 P.a.        
    Roseline J. Gardner 9 F       Ohio   /    
    Ichabod N. Gardner 7 M       Ohio   /    
    Milton L. Gardner 6 M       Ohio   /    
    Patrick Powers 26 M   Laborer   Ireland        
27 27 William Eaton 51 M   Merchant 600 Conn        
    Lucretia Eaton 49 F       Mass        
    Lucia M. Eaton 29 F       Ohio        
    Sheldon S. Eaton 17 M   Farmer   Ohio        
    Enoch O. Chapman 10 M       Ohio   /    

I do hereby certify that the number of inhabitants in the Town of Somerford in Somerford Township is 139
A. Simpson, A.M.



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