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1860 Federal Census

Contributed by Sherry Osburn

The 1860 Webster County census was transcribed by Sherry Osburn in 1997. It is included in the Webster County GAGenWeb with her gracious permission.

The 1860 census date was June 1, 1860, which means that the information given is to be accurate on that date. Schedule 1 of the census collected the following information:

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Profession, occupation or trade of each person over 15

Value of real estate owned

Value of personal estate owned

Place of birth

Married within the year

Attended school within the year

If over 21 and unable to read or write

If deaf & dumb, blind, insane, idiot, pauper or convict

Transcriber's notes: 1860, Webster County, Georgia, Southern District, Preston Post Office, enumerated from June9 - July 1860 by B. Targgant. Microfilm M653, roll 140, pages 359-429. Note that only every other page for this county is numbered and there is no indication as to the race of the community. The 477 occupied dwellings in the county had a total real estate value of $872,663 for an average of $1829 per household. The value of personal property for the 477 occupied dwellings was $2,263,831.50 for an average of $4746 per household.

 

INDEX

pages 359-374

pages 375-393

pages 394-412

pages 412-429

 

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