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New Mexico Census Transcriptions by Lydia Uribe©
Submitted November 1, 2010©
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Arizona became the 48th State February 14, 1912
New Mexico became the 47th State Jan. 6, 1912
Prior to 1866 that area was called New Mexico Territory.
For the purpose of this exhibit, settlements were arranged below alphabetically, not chronically.
*Approximate count may not consider blank lines or unoccupied dwellings.
In 1850, the counties covered a much greater area than in 1914. See 1855 map and 1914 map.

Official 1850 US Census NM tally published in 1853
1850 Total Whites Free Colored Tally
County Males Females Total Males Females Total Aggregate
Bernalillo 3,960 3,789 7,749 2 0 2 7,751
Rio Arriba 5,278 5,389 10,667 1 0 1 10,668
Santa Ana 2,442 2,202 4,644 1 0 1 4,645
Santa Fe 4,119 3,580 7,699 10 4 14 7,713
San Miguel 3,719 3,351 7,070 3 1 4 7,074
Taos 4,814 4,693 9,507 0 0 0 9,507
Valencia 7,393 6,796 14,189 0 0 0 14,189
Total 31,725 29,800 61,525 17 5 22 61,547

Lydia Uribe has been doing research for several years.
She has worked long hours transcribing early censuses in New Mexico.
Below are some of her census transcriptions.

Abbreviations used in this exhibit:

VRE = Value of Real Estate Owned
M = Married within past year
S = Attended school past year
R = Can Read and write
D = Deaf, Dumb, Blind or Idiotic
NS = Not stated on census
Unreadable = ___


Santa Ana County, New Mexico 1850 Census
Town/Place Webpage Enumerator Approx. count*
Index, all Pages J.M. Giddings 4,533(actual)
Algodones, Town  Page J.M. Giddings 490
Santa Ana, Town Page J.M. Giddings 179
Santa Ana County   Page1 J.M. Giddings  500
Santa Ana County   Page2 J.M. Giddings 500
Santa Ana County   Page3 J.M. Giddings 500
Santa Ana County Page4 J.M. Giddings 500
Santa Ana County Page5 J.M. Giddings 500
Santa Ana County Page6 J.M. Giddings 500
Santa Ana County Page7 J.M. Giddings 500
Santa Ana County Page8 J.M. Giddings 427

1850 Taos County Census

The 1850 Territory of New Mexico County for Taos County was begun in July of 1850. The census had but one designation called the Northern Division. About 9,500 people appeared on the 1850 Taos County Census.
In 1850, Taos County covered a much greater area than in 1914. The 1850 census included name; age; sex; color; birthplace; if a person attended school, or was married within the year; if the person could read or write; if the person were a deaf-mute, blind, insane, or idiotic; real estate value and occupation. This exhibit was slightly modified to fit our compact table format. The census is divided into the web pages below which have 600 names per page. First use the Name Index to locate the person, then go to the specified page below.

1850 Taos County Census Name Index In Alphabetical Order
Abbert, Francisco Meliton to Cruz, Maria Estefana Cruz, Maria Eusebia to Garcia, Maria Josefa Gurciaga, Juan Francisco to Maldonado Juan Luis
Maldonado, Margarita to Montoya, Felipe Antonio Montoya, Felipe Antonio to Romero, Victoria Romero, Ygnacia to Vernal, Juan
Vernal, Juan Antonio to Xaramillo, Miguel Antonio
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