1850 Census of Putnam County, IL p.339

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Abstracted by Nancy J. Piper, ©1998 from the National Archives and Records Administration Federal Population Schedules for the 7th Census of the United States in 1850.

This is the 1850 federal census for Putnam County, IL.

LN = Line Number Family appeared on
HN = Dwelling houses numbered in the order of visitation
FN = Families numbered in the order of visitation
LAST NAME, FIRST NAME = The Name of every Person whose usual place of abode on the 1st day of June, 1850, was in this family
RACE = Color (white, black or mulatto)
OCCUP. = Profession, Occupation,or Trade of each Male over 15 years of age
VAL. = Value of Real Estate owned
BIRTHPLACE = Place of Birth, Naming the State, Territory, or Country
MRD. = Married within the year
SCH. = Attended School within the year
R/W = Persons over 21 yrs of age who cannot read & write
DDB = Whether deaf & dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper, or convict.


CENSUS YR:  1850  STATE or TERRITORY:  IL  COUNTY:  Putnam  REEL NO:  125  PAGE NO:  339
REFERENCE:  28th Day of October 1850
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 LN  HN   FN  LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     AGE SEX  RACE  OCCUP.         VAL.      BIRTHPLACE       MRD.  SCH.  R/W  DDB
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 1   767  797 McClung        Martha E.      7    F                                  Illinois
 2   768  798 Stewart        Sara           61   F                        1,500     North Carolina
 3   768  798 Stewart        Isaac W.       20   M         Farmer         1,700     Illinois
 4   768  798 Stewart        Matha E.       16   F                        720       Illinois
 5   769  799 Patten         William        39   M         Farmer         6,500     Pennsylvania
 6   769  799 Patten         Jane           38   F                                  Pennsylvania
 7   769  799 Patten         Mary J.        15   F                                  Illinois
 8   769  799 Patten         Melissa A.     9    F                                  Illinois
 9   769  799 Patten         James A.       8    M                                  Illinois
 10  769  799 Patten         Sarah E.       5    F                                  Illinois
 11  769  799 Patten         Alice A.       2    F                                  Illinois
 12  769  799 Patten         Harrison       21   M         Farmer                   Ohio
 13  769  799 Ross           William A.     19   M         Farmer                   Ohio
 14  769  799 Warnock        Joseph S.      50   M         Farmer                   South Carolina
 15  769  799 Stewart        Nelson         24   M         Carpenter Joiner         Pennsylvania
 16  770  800 Mc Arther      Alexander      33   M         Wsleyan Meth. Clergyman 500 Scotland
 17  770  800 Mc Arther      Jane           35   F                                  Scotland
 18  770  800 Mc Arther      Marie J.       9    F                                  Scotland
 19  770  800 Mc Arther      John A.        7                                       Illinois
 20  770  800 Mc Arther      Jane R.        3                                       Illinois
 21  770  800 Mc Arther      Robert R.      10/12 M                                 Illinois
 22  770  800 Mc Arther      Eliza A.       5    F                                  Illinois
 23  771  801 Purdy          Hugh           29   M         Farmer         400       New York
 24  771  801 Purdy          Eliza J.       25   F                                  Ohio
 25  771  801 Church         Mary           50   F                                  New York
 26  771  801 Purdy          Samantha       15   F                                  Ohio
 27  771  801 Sautha         William        13   M                                  Illinois
 28  772  802 Basehore       Jacob          45   M         Farmer                   Pennsylvania
 29  772  802 Basehore       Catharine      46   F                                  Pennsylvania
 30  772  802 Basehore       Daniel         17   M                                  Pennsylvania
 31  772  802 Basehore       Mary Ann       13   F                                  Pennsylvania
 32  772  802 Basehore       Jacob          8    M                                  Pennsylvania
 33  772  803 McPherson      Harvey         32   M         Farmer                   Ohio
 34  772  803 McPherson      Mary J.        33   F                                  Ohio
 35  772  803 McPherson      Alexander      11   M                                  Ohio
 36  772  803 McPherson      Mary J.        7    F                                  Illinois
 37  772  803 McPherson      Margaret A.    7    F                                  Illinois
 38  772  803 McPherson      Alice G.       5    F                                  Illinois
 39  772  803 McPherson      George         2    M                                  Illinois
 40  772  803 Newman         William Rs.    22   M         Farmer                   Kentucky
 41  772  803 Wilson         William        22   M         Farmer                   Kentucky
 42  774  804 Patten         Thompson       33   M         Farmer         1,500     Pennsylvania


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