1870
CENSUS MATAGORDA COUNTY , TEXAS

African-American and Mulatto Families
 

African-American and Mulatto families as reported on the 1870 Matagorda Co, TX, Census, National Archives Microfilm Publication of the Population Schedules of the Ninth Census of the United States, Microcopy No. 593, Roll 157. The Matagorda County Genealogical Society has transcribed the entire 1970 Matagorda County Census which is available for purchase from the Society.

Key to transcription:

Column 1: The first number is the dwelling/house. The second number is the family.

Both are numbered in the order of visitation.

Columns 2-3: Names of persons whose place of abode on first day of June 1870 was in this family.

An asterisk (*) before the name indicates married within the year.

Columns 4-6: Age, Sex, and Color (B Black; M Mulatto)

Column 7: Occupation. Also, month of birth is given for children born within the year.

Column 8: Place of birth. Two-letter state abbreviation or,

AFR Africa

INT Indian Territory

IRE Ireland

NAS - Nassau

Columns 9-10:   Small f Father of foreign birth.     Small m Mother of foreign birth

 


MATAGORDA

COLORADO VALLEY EAST & WEST OF RIVER

KENNER'S PRAIRIE

 MATAGORDA PENINSULA

PALACIOS

WILSON CREEK & TRESPALACIOS

LOWER CANEY

LIVE OAK & PEYTON'S CREEK

CEDAR LAKE

UPPER CANEY

LINVILLE
 

 

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