Censuses & Lists • 13,368 Records • Uploaded November 9, 2021
The 1850 census was the seventh census recorded in the United States. These records include all individuals who were listed as 'Black' or 'Mulatto' in the field that denoted racial identity. For individuals who lived in the household of a white family, the transcriber notes may indicate "in HH [household] of ____."
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).
The list below shows the data fields included in this source. If a field is marked as Indexed, it is searchable.