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1850 Census of the Virginia Penitentiary, Richmond City, Henrico Co., VA


     Charles S. Morgan, age 50 was Superintendent, of the Penitentiary. He was born in VA. Residing with him were his wife, Alcinda, age 38, his daughter, Alcinda, age 15, his son, Charles S., age 14, and his son, Stephen E., age 12.                    
Also residing: George P. Morgan, age 29, Asst. Keeper, born in VA and  John Moss, age 27, Guard, born in MD. 

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Inmates

Name Race Yr. Incarcerated Age in 1850 Occupation Born Crime
James Grimes Mulatto 1847 40 Shoemaker VA Stabbing
Joseph Hunt Mulatto 1842 48 Shoemaker NC Murder
Josiah Butler White 1847 60 Shoemaker MD Murder
C. Owens White 1848 45 Shoemaker VA Murder
Jas. Craddock White 1848 50 Shoemaker VA Murder
J. W. Sovegrove White 1848 37 Shoemaker VA Murder
R. Ridgeway White 1846 32 Harness Maker VA Murder
Richard P. Sea White 1846 32 Tailor VA Murder
Thomas D. Betts White 1848 50 Tailor VA Murder
W. D. Simmons White 1839 41 Millstone Maker VA Murder
T. J. Thomason White 1848 20 Blacksmith VA Murder
Bryant Boon Black 1839 31 Asce Maker VA Murder
Nelson Hooper White 1845 33 Asce Grinder VA Murder
Alfred Dodd White 1841 31 Blacksmith VA Murder
A. Goslin White 1846 34 Millstone Maker VA Murder
Thomas F. Marks White 1838 30 Weaver VA Murder
F. Winston Black 1846 31 Weaver VA Murder
D. W. McCure White 1843 50 Waever Ohio Murder
William A. Beard White 1847 54 Spooler VA Murder
G. Brown White 1842 59 Spooler Germany Murder
John Bryant White 1847 30 Carpenter VA Murder
William P. J. Taylor White 1848 26 Carpenter VA Murder
S. Todd White 1845 42 Cabinet Maker VA Murder
Parks D. Sernard White 1838 29 Painter VA Murder
John Perry White 1847 33 Carpenter VA Murder
John Daviderson White 1842 48 Jobless VA Murder
Robert Page White 1837 43 Shoemaker VA Murder
Joseph N. Jones White 1849 48 Washer VA Murder
Betty Richardson White 1839 49 Seamstress VA Murder
Turner Estes White 1849 39 Shoemaker KY Murder
James Southerland White 1849 49 Shoemaker VA Murder
J. F. Schinburger White 1849 30 Shoemaker VA Murder
Robert Mills Black 1850 39 Shoemaker VA Murder
F. Carter White 1850 23 Wheelwright VA Manslaughter
A. Burrus White 1848 32 Weaver VA Murder
J. B. Davis White 1849 43 Carpenter VA Murder
William Cole White 1848 37 Carpenter VA Murder
John Wheeler Black 1847 24 Shoemaker VA Murder
Henry Bass White 1850 37 Carpenter VA Murder
A. Elder White 1850 48 Carpenter VA Murder
Robert Veney White 1846 44 Jobless VA Murder
C. Bryant White 1848 57 Spooler VA Murder
R. Whitmore White 1847 54 Quiller VA Murder
J. Mozingo White 1850 29 Asce Maker VA Murder
Tom Johnson Black 1847 24 Blacksmith VA Murder
Robert Alfred Mulatto 1847 27 Carpenter VA Murder
Tom Harris Black 1843 30 Shoemaker VA Murder
N. B. Sprinkle White 1849 46 Quiller VA Murder
John Binford Mulatto 1849 35 Shoemaker VA Murder
Martin Freeman Mulatto 1844 40 Blacksmith Maine Stabbing
M. S. C. Shelly White 1845 34 Tailor VA Murder
James Cooke Black 1846 25 Asc Maker VA Murder
Jese Bates Mulatto 1847 37 Weaver VA Assault
John Kieser Mulatto 1848 38 Carpenter VA Murder
A. Artey Black 1849 30 Seamstress VA Murder
J. Holley Black 1847 25 Blacksmith VA Wounding
E. Byars Mulatto 1845 45 Weaver VA Pi--ining
S. Burgess White 1847 30 Shoemaker VA Rape
William Anderson White 1848 25 Carpenter VA Rape
 F. Hyson White 1848 30 Asce Maker VA Rape