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Index to "NEBRASKA CENSUS, 1855, CASS COUNTY"

an article appearing in The Nebraska and Midwest Genealogical Record, Vol. XV, part 1 (Jan. 1937), pgs. 6-11; edited by Raymond E. Dale.




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The article "Nebraska Census, 1855, Cass County" contains information found on the Nebraska Territory 1855 Census for Cass County. Although not specified, it appears that the compiler of the article listed households in the order that they appear on the census. In some instances, additional information on a family was added as a footnote by the editor of the article.

KEY to abbreviations

Head of Household PoB Occupation MalesFemalesCodes
Albin, Benjamin O. farmer 1-0-0 1-0 10:K:20
Alexander, Isaac H. Md. joiner 1-0-0 0-0 9:R:28
Ashley, H. C. Vt. farmer 2-0-2 1-1 11:T:10
Ashley, Thomas B. Va. farmer 1-1-1 1-1 9:R:27
Atkinson, George Pa. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 8:R:15
Ballard, John L. Tenn. farmer 1-0-2 1-5 9:R:19
Barnes, Thos. W. Ky. farmer 1-0-1 1-1 11:T:21
Bealy, Charles Va. farmer 1-2-0 1-1 7:P:20
Brannon, David C. O. farmer 1-0-1 1-0 10:T:5
Brannon, Mary Ind. farmer 1-0-0 2-1 11:T:16
Brocias, J. C. Md. farmer 1-0-1 1-0 8:R:4
Brown, G. O. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 8:R:2
Brown, H. M. Pa. farmer 1-1-1 2-2 8:R:3
Brown, Samuel Ill shoemaker 1-0-3 0-3 6:P:5
Bryon, Fulton Ind. farmer 1-0-0 1-1 11:T:13
Bryon, James Va. farmer 1-2-1 2-1 11:T:14
Buck, John F. N.Y. farmer 2-0-4 1-1 10:T:2*
Bunker, Jeremiah N.J. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 8:E:2
Cardwell, James A. Tenn. farmer 3-0-1 2-1 7:P:41*
Cardwell, Wilcher Ky. farmer 1-1-4 1-2 7:P:15
Carlisle, James O. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 9:K:3
Carnes, Jonathan Va. farmer 1-0-3 1-2 7:P:16
Carroll, John Tenn. farmer 1-0-5 1-2 9:R:25
Case, Augustus N.C. farmer 1-0-2 1-0 10:K:21
Case, M. B. O. farmer 1-0-4 1-0 10:T:4
Chandler, James Ky. farmer 2-0-1 0-0 8:P:53
Clemmon, John O. farmer 1-0-3 2-1 9:R:20
Clouser, Charles C. N.Y. farmer 1-0-1 3-0 10:T:7
Clowser, Peter N.Y. farmer 1-0-3 1-0 11:T:12
Colblert, C. W. Ill. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 11:T:18
Cole, Broad O. farmer 1-0-1 1-0 8:P:45*
Collbert, William Ill. farmer 1-0-1 1-0 11:T:19
Collins, Robert A. Ky. carpenter 2-0-0 1-2 8:E:1
Crabtree, Abel O. farmer 1-0-3 1-0 9:R:34*
Craig, W. T. Pa. farmer 2-2-1 2-1 6:P:8
Davis, William H. Tenn. farmer 1-1-1 2-4 9:R:41
Door, William Ky. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 10:K:18
Elington, William Ky. farmer 1-1-4 3-1 9:R:36
Fimple, George Ind. farmer 1-0-2 1-2 10:K:11
Frans, William Ky[?] carpenter 1-0-2 1-0 8:R:12*
Gardner, James Va. teacher 1-1-1 1-2 9:R:37
Garrison, John Ky. farmer 1-0-1 1-1 10:K:23
Garrison, William N.Y. merchant 2-0-2 2-2 7:P:37*
Gaskill, T. S. O. farmer 1-0-3 1-4 8:P:43
Gibbs, Eilas N.Y. farmer 2-0-4 1-2 7:P:40
Gillmore, John O. farmer 1-0-3 1-0 9:R:31*
Gish, Jacob Pa. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 9:K:6
Goodwin, David E. Tenn. farmer 1-0-0 1-2 10:K:15
Gordon, James N.Y. farmer 1-0-0 1-0 7:P:22
Greene, John N.Y. farmer 1-1-2 1-2 8:P:48
Griffeth, J. S. Ky. shinglemaker 1-0-1 1-0 10:K:13
Griskill, -- Ind. farmer 1-0-1 1-1 9:R:38
Gullion, W. W. Ind. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 7:P:30*
Guzzle, James D. Mo. farmer 1-0-0 1-0 10:K:16
Hahn, Samuel O. plasterer 1-0-0 2-0 7:P:26
Hail, John Ky. farmer 2-0-5 1-3 8:P:50
Halfakre, David Tenn. carpenter 1-0-2 0-2 9:K:1
Hamilton, J. Ky. physician 1-0-0 0-0 8:P:52
Hammon, J.C. Ala. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 7:P:36
Hamner, Thos. M. Ky. farmer 1-0-0 1-0 11:T:23
Hantley, John Mich. farmer 1-0-1 1-0 7:P:17
Harkins, Augustus Pa. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 8:R:11
Haygood, J. McF. Ky. ferryman 1-0-0 1-0 10:K:8*
Hughs, Mathew Pa. farmer 1-0-3 1-1 11:T:17
Humble, James R. Ky. farmer 1-2-2 1-4 7:P:19
Jackson, John Ky. farmer 1-0-0 1-1 6:P:6
Jackson, Moses R. Ky. farmer 1-0-0 1-2 6:P:7
Jackson, William Ky. farmer 1-0-0 0-1 6:P:3
Johnson, John Tenn. farmer 2-0-0 1-0 8:P:44
Johnson, John R. Tenn. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 8:P:46
Johnson, Seth Tenn. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 8:P:47
Jones, James O. farmer 1-0-1 0-0 10:K:26
Kanabe, John Germany farmer 1-0-0 0-0 11:T:15*
Keplinger, Martin O. farmer 1-0-1 1-0 7:P:27
Kirkpatrick, S. M. O. farmer 4-0-4 1-1 10:T:9*
Laird, William O. farmer 1-0-0 1-0 9:R:22
Lawson, John L. S.C. physician 1-0-0 0-0 9:K:2
Lousignost,Joseph O. farmer 1-0-3 1-3 9:R:33
Lucas, Loyd O. carpenter 1-0-0 1-0 7:P:34
Mafield, Williamson Ind. farmer 1-0-1 1-2 11:T:24
Martin, Eiza O. farmer 1-0-0 1-0 9:R:40
McCall, Franklin O. farmer 1-2-1 1-5 10:T:3
McCowen, Harvy Va. farmer 1-0-3 1-1 9:R:29
McCoy, J. M. O. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 10:K:30
Micklewait,W. England ferryman 2-1-0 1-0 7:P:39
Miligan, J. R. Ky. farmer 1-0-2 1-0 11:T:11
Moore, George W. Ky. farmer 1-0-2 1-0 11:T:20
Morris, Milton Va. farmer 1-1-2 1-2 9:R:39
Morse, Edwin Ill. farmer 1-0-1 2-2 7:P:12
Murray, Alvars[?] Mo. farmer 1-0-0 1-0 8:R:6
Murray, John Pa. farmer 1-0-1 0-1 10:T:8
Murray, John. Tenn. farmer 1-0-3 2-4 8:R:5*
Murray, Joshua Mo. farmer 1-0-1 1-0 8:R:7
Neff, Martin Ind. farmer 1-0-0 1-0 9:R:30
Nickolls, Thomas Pa. farmer 1-1-2 1-1 10:K:24
Oneal, James O. farmer 1-0-2 1-2 6:P:4*
Palmer, Robt. I. Ill. farmer 1-0-1 1-1 9:R:35
Pamer, William Ky. farmer 1-0-1 4-5 9:R:42
Parman, G. F. Ky. farmer 1-0-0 1-1 7:P:38
Patterson, Thomas Pa. surveyor 2-1-1 1-2 8:R:8*
Perkins, V. G. N.Y. merchant 1-0-1 1-0 10:K:14
Pierce, Thomas O. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 8:R:14
Powers, Gardner Ky farmer 1-0-2 1-2 6:P:1
Price, John Tenn farmer 2-1-2 1-5 10:K:27
Raines, James Ky. farmer 2-1-2 2-1 8:P:42
Rakes, J. C. Va. farmer 1-1-1 2-2 10:K:17
Rakes, Jackson Va. farmer 1-0-0 1-1 8:R:13
Rector, William Tenn. farmer 1-0-0 1-1 10:K:29
Redman, Mary Ky. farmer 0-0-3 1-2 9:K:4
Rolls, Joseph O. farmer 1-0-4 2-1 7:P:32
Shaffer, W. H. Ky. farmer 1-0-1 1-4 7:P:31
Sharp, Ewing Ill. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 7:P:35
Sharp, James Tenn. farmer 1-0-4 2-3 8:P:51
Shur, John Germany farmer 2-0-1 1-1 8:R:1
Simmons, Hugh O. farmer 1-0-0 1-2 10:K:22
Simpson, John Ky. farmer 1-0-1 1-1 7:P:33
Slain, Andrew O. farmer 1-0-1 1-2 7:P:29
Slain, John O. farmer 1-0-2 1-2 7:P:28
Smith, John Germany farmer 1-0-0 0-0 8:R:10
Smith, P. J. Md. farmer 1-1-5 1-4 10:K:31
Spiers, BenedictGermany miller 2-0-1 1-2 8:R:9
Stephens, William Ind. farmer 1-0-1 1-1 7:P:25
Stewart, David Ind. farmer 1-1-4 1-1 10:K:28
Storey, George Ky. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 7:P:18
Swap, John Germany blacksmith 2-0-0 1-0 9:R:32
Taylor, James Tenn. farmer 1-0-3 1-0 8:P:49
Thimple, P. Ind. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 10:K:19
Thompson, George W. O. carpenter 1-0-0 0-0 8:R:16
Thompson, Thomas O. farmer 1-0-2 1-2 9:K:5
Tidwell, James S.C. farmer 1-0-1 1-1 8:R:17
Todd, Jackson N.Y. farmer 1-0-0 1-2 7:P:13
Todd, Lafayette N.Y. farmer 1-0-0 0-0 7:P:14
Todd, Levi G. NY farmer 2-0-0 1-0 7:P:11
Towner, A. C. Pa. farmer 1-0-1 1-2 9:R:26
Towner, Abraham Pa. clergyman 1-1-2 1-0 9:R:18
Tyson, James N.Y. farmer 2-0-2 1-1 10:T:1
Vanhorn, Joseph Ky. farmer 1-1-2 1-1 10:K:25 *
Walker, Levi Ky. farmer 2-1-1 1-4 11:T:22
Watson, Allen N.C. farmer 1-0-4 2-1 7:P:21
Watson, Henry N.C. farmer 1-0-1 1-1 7:P:23
Watson, John Tenn. farmer 1-0-1 1-0 7:P:24
White, Bela Mass. merchant 1-0-0 1-0 10:K:7
Wiles, Luke N.C. farmer 1-0-3 1-1 6:P:9
Wiles, Stephen Ind. farmer 1-0-3 1-1 7:P:10
Williams, Benjamin Md. blacksmith 3-0-1 2-3 10:K:9
Wilson, Levi Ind. farmer 1-0-0 1-0 10:K:12
Wily Wm. M. Va. farmer 1-0-0 1-0 9:R:23
Winders, George H. Ind. farmer 1-0-3 1-1 10:K:10
Wolf, H. C. O. farmer 1-0-1 1-0 10:T:6*
Wood, Joseph France farmer 1-0-2 1-0 6:P:2
Young, Louis H. Ky farmer 1-0-2 1-0 9:R:24
Young, William Ky. farmer 1-0-3 1-3 9:R:21*

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KEY

Name - head of household
PoB - place of birth of the head of household
Occup. - Occupation of the head of household
Males   Females - Together, these columns are an enumeration of the members of the household.There are two sets of numbers provided. Each set contains the following information:
      males: X-X-X     (over 21) - (16 to 21) - (under 16)
      females: X-X     (16 and over) - (under 16)
Pg:Pr:Ln - These codes enable one to locate the information in the original article and to determine which names were listed next to each other.
      Pg: - page number this person appears on in the original article. (NOTE: This page number has
        no relation to the page number that a household appeared on in the original census.)
      Pr: - precinct in which the household was enumerated
        E = Eight Mile Grove; K = Kenoshe; P = Plattsmouth; R = Rockbluff; T = Three Grove
      Ln. - entry number within the precinct of enumeration (Note: This entry number is based on
        the article and does not necessarily relate to the entry number on the original census)
      * - indicates that additional information about the household was included as a footnote
        in the article.

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