1850 Census - African Americans in West Caln, Chester County

Blacks and Mulattoes listed in 1850 Census, West Caln Township, Chester County, PA

Compiled 11/11/97 by Fred Kelso, 260 Bainbridge Road, Port Deposit, MD 21904

Note: Persons listed together were living in the same household.
Format: Last name, first name, age, race (B=Black, M=Mulatto), birthplace (state), notes (occupation, real estate, living in a white household.
  1. Wood, Susan, 13, B, b. PA; living w/ Charles Brook & family (W), 64 year-old ironmaster, b. PA
  2. Terry, Margarett, 6, M, b. VA, ditto
  3. Brown, Wesley, 20, B, b. PA, ditto
  4. Jones, Isaac, 14, M, b. PA, ditto
  1. Hollida, James 42 B b. MD laborer
  2. Eveline 37 M b. PA
  1. Parker, Loyd 63 B b. MD laborer
  2. Margarett 32 M b. PA
  3. Joseph 17 B laborer
  4. Isaac 16 B laborer
  5. Samuel 14 B
  6. Mary 6 B
  7. Margarett 5 B
  8. John 3 B
  9. Hariett 1 B
  1. Bryers, William 70 B b. OH laborer
  2. Susanna 58 B b. PA
  3. Daniel 28 B
  4. Stevenson, Martha 6 B
  1. Hall, William 50 M laborer
  2. Elizabeth 28 M
  3. Oblia 9 M
  4. Charlotte 6 M
  5. Isaac 2 M
  1. Gibson, Daniel 65 B b. DE laborer
  2. Mary 45 B b. MD
  1. Hall, Thomas 35 B b. MD
  2. Tamer 35 B
  3. Blake, Henry 30 B b. NY
  1. Anderson, John 50 B b. MD blacksmith, $900 real estate
  2. Ester 43 B b. PA
  1. Moore, Abraham 46 M b. DE laborer
  2. Margarett 22 M b. PA
  3. Eveline 4 M
  4. Jacob 2 M
  1. Shippen, Amas 22 B b. PA laborer
  2. Mary 20 M
  1. Nixon, Soloman 35 B b. PA laborer
  2. Eliza 35 B
  3. Hannah E. 12 M
  4. Julianna 10 M
  5. Narcissa 8 M
  6. Cilinda 5 M
  7. Jehu 2 M
  1. Blackburn, Lucy 21 B b. PA domestic living w/ Robert Yearsley & family (W), 27 year-old farmer b. PA
  1. Thompson, William 29 M b. PA
  2. Mary 27 M
  3. Lidia 11 M
  4. Debra 5 M
  5. Emma 3 M
  6. William 1 M
  1. Williams, Eliza 21 M b. PA living w/ Thomas Bonsall & family (W), 53 year-old farmer and Underground Railroad conductor b. PA
  1. Wickersham, Franklin 25 M b. PA miller
  2. Rebecca 24 W
  3. Howard 1 W
  4. Mary 56 W
  5. Thornwort, Samuel 19 W miller
  1. Thomas, John 30 B b. PA laborer
  2. Eliza 30 B
  3. Martha 14 M
  4. Henry 12 M
  5. Lydia 10 M
  6. Mary 8 M
  7. Sarah 6 M
  8. Smith, Lydia 50 B
  1. John, Jonah 10 B b. PA living w/ Benjamin Yearsley & family (W), 43 year-old miller b. PA
  1. Worral, Ann 21 M b. PA
  2. William F. 1 M
  3. Smithson, Eliza J. 18 W
  1. Myers, Amas 40 M b. PA laborer
  2. Henrietta 23 M
  3. Charlott 2 M
  4. Smith, Henrietta 38 M
  5. Henrietta 7 M
  6. Priscilla 5 M
  7. Mariah 3 M
  8. David 24 M laborer
  1. Benn, Caleb M. 11 M b. PA living w/ Isaac Yearsley & family (W), 62 year-old farmer b. PA
  1. Jones, Manah 38 M living w/ Allen Chandler & family (W), 53 year-old farmer b. PA
  1. Jones, George 50 M b. PA laborer
  2. Hannah 19 M
  3. Amanda 10 M
  4. Jeffries, Martha 3 W
  5. Jones, Joseph 6 M
  6. Abram 3 M
  7. Smith, Hannah 60 M
  8. Jones, Martha 1 M
  9. Johnson, Anna 9 M
  10. Smith, Amanda 6 M
  1. Carl, Mary 40 B living w/ William Perdue & family (W), 76 year-old farmer
  2. Derrick, Charles 20 M laborer, also w/ Perdue
  1. Benn, Thomas 50 B b. PA
  2. Lidia 45 B
  3. Susan 12 B
  4. Agnes 6 B
  1. Smith, John 14 B b. PA living w/ Alexander Martin & family (W), 45 year-old mason b. PA
  2. Joe, William 14 B ditto
  1. Coleman, Jacob 85 M b. PA $60 real estate
  2. Margarett 47 W
  1. Hall, Ann 40 M b. PA
  2. Charles 26 M laborer
  3. Peter 24 M laborer
  4. Jonathan 23 M laborer
  5. Margarett 19 M
  6. Samuel 17 M laborer
  7. George 14 M
  8. Mary 11 M
  9. Sarah A. 7 M
  1. Thompson, Jacob 50 B b. PA laborer, $500 real estate
  2. Prudence 50 M
  3. James W. 16 M laborer
  4. Mathew H. 14 M
  1. Washington, George 40 B b. MD laborer, $300 real estate
  1. Jackson, James 60 B b. PA laborer
  2. Elmira 42 B
  1. Schofield, Nelson 40 B b. PA laborer, $600 real estate
  2. Catherine 40 B


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