Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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About 1800 U.S. Census Free Black Heads of Household

Censuses & Lists • 894 Records • Uploaded January 9, 2023

The 1800 Census was the second census recorded in the United States. These records include individuals who were listed as "negro" or "mulatto" on the Delmarva Peninsula. Part of these records were originally transcribed by historian Paul Heinegg.

Census records are preserved at the National Archives and Records Administration, which makes digitized copies of the censuses available through digitization partners. These partners include FamilySearch and HeritageQuest (accessible with most local library cards directly from website; for example, see Wicomico Public Libraries' database listings).

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Fields Included

The list below shows the data fields included in this source. If a field is marked as Indexed, it is searchable.

  • State
  • County
  • District Indexed
  • Name Indexed
  • Number of People in Household
  • Page (in original document)
  • Transcriber Notes Indexed
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