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

Source Information

1810 U.S Census Free Black Heads of Household

Censuses & Lists • 696 Records • Uploaded January 18, 2022 • Data Website: freeafricanamericans.com

The 1810 Census was the third census recorded in the United States. These records include individuals who were listed as "negro" or "mulatto" on the Delmarva Peninsula. 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
  • Name Indexed
  • Number in Household
  • Page in Original Document
  • Transcriber Note Indexed
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