1840 FLOYD COUNTY, VIRGINIA CENSUS

James L. Douthat
22 Pages, 8.5"x11", Full Name Index, Soft Cover, 1999, VA-0635, $10.00

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Floyd County, located in southwestern Virginia, is part of the Mountain Empire section of the state. This 1840 census gives only the names of the head of the household, but there is a lot of other information to be gleaned from its pages. Those living in the household are given by sex and age, the freed color are given by sex/age and then going to page two of the census, which most transcriber ignore, there is the occupations, personal data like the blind, deaf. If a school teachers then there is listed the kind of school with the number of scholars. The most important item on page two is the listing of the pensioners with ages for the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.

 

Example

Benjamin Edward - 00000000001-000001

      [Benjamin Edward age 87 - pensioner]

John M. Fowlks - 000101-100001 - 1F [farmer]

      [1 teacher - 24 scholars - 13 at public claim [paid by the county]

 

Surnames Included in This Publication

ABLE, AGNEW, AKERS, ALDERMAN, ALDRIDGE, ALLEY, ALTIZER, ASHWORTH, AUSTIN

BALDIN, BALLINGER, BANKS, BARTLETT, BASSHAM, BECKET, BIRD, BISHOP, BLACKWELL, BOND, BOOTH, BOROUGHS, BOULDEN, BOWERS, BOWMAN, BOYD, BRAMMER, BRANSCOMB, BRIGHT, BRYANT, BURNETT, BURTON

CAROL, CARR, CARTER, CHAFFIN, CHILDRESS, CLARK, CLAY, CLEMENT, CLIFTON, CLOWERS, COCKRAM, COCKRAN, COLE, COLLINS, CONNER, COOPER, COX, CRAIG, CRANDELL, CREESY, CRINK, CROSS

DELONG, DERSERZE, DESKINS, DICKERSON, DILLON, DISHMAN, DISKINS, DOBYNS, DODD, DOSS, DOUTHAT, DRESERZE, DULANY, DUNCAN

EARLS, EDWARD, EPPERLY

FARMER, FINCH, FISHER, FOWLKS, FURGUSON, FURROW

GARDNER, GEARHEART, GIBSON, GILHAM, GILL, GOAD, GODBEY, GOODSON, GOODYKOONTZ, GRAHAM, GRAY, GREENANT, GUTHERY

HALL, HANCOCK, HARDEN, HARMAN, HARRISS, HASTER, HELMS, HERD, HILL, HILLEMAN, HINKLEY, HOBACK, HOBECK, HOGUE, HOLLWAY, HOLT, HOPKINS, HORNBARGER, HOUCHINS, HOWARD, HOWELL, HOWERTON, HOWRY, HUFF, HUGHET, HUNGATE, HUNGATER, HURT, HUTSON, HYLTON

IDDINGS, IRVINGS

JACKSON, JAMES, JEFFERSON, JETT, JEWELL, JINKINS, JONES, JUSTICE

KEITH, KELLY, KENETT, KENNEDY, KERMIT, KERSEY, KING, KIRBY, KITCHEN, KNOPFF

LAMPEY, LANCASTER, LAURANCE, LEE, LESTER, LIGHT, LIKINS, LITTRELL, LOVELL

McDANIEL, McNEAL, NcPEEK, MANNING, MARSHALL, MARTIN, MAXEY, MAYS, MILLS, MITCHELL, MOLES, MONTGOMERY, MOORE, MORRICLE, MUNCY, MUNSEY

NAPIER, NESTER, NEWMAN

O'BRIEN, OTEY

PARMER, PAYNE, PETERMAN, PHARIS, PHELGAR, PHILIP, PHILIPS, PHLEGAR, POFF, PRATT, PRECISE, PRESTON, PUGH

QUESENBERRY, QUESSENBERRY

RATLIFF, REDINGER, REED, REYNOLD, REYNOLDS, RICHARD, RICHARDS, RIGNEY, RINGEY (?), ROGERS, ROSS, ROWELOCK, ROWLAND, RUSSELL, RUTROUGH

SANDIFER, SAUNDERS, SCOTT, SEMONES, SHANK, SHELOR, SHILLING, SHOCKEY, SHOWALTERS, SIMMONS, SIMON, SIMONS, SIMPKINS, SIMPSON, SINK, SLAUGHTER, SLUSHER, SMITH, SOWDER, SOWERS, SPANGLER, SPENCE, SPENCER, STICKLIMAN, STRICKLIN, STUBB, SUMMER, SUMMERS, SUMPTER, SUTFIN

TANKERSLEY, TATE, TAYLOR, TERRY, THOMAS, THOMPSON, THRASH, THURMAN, TICE, TRAIL, TURMAN, TURNER

UNDERWOOD

VEST, VIA, VIER

WADE, WAINRIGHT, WALLIN, WALTEN, WALTERS, WALTON, WANHOP, WEAVER, WEBB, WEDDLE, WEEKS, WELLS, WEMMER, WEST, WHITENECK, WHITLOCK, WIATT, WICKHAM, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMSON, WILLIS, WILSON, WIMMER, WIMFREW, WINTHERS (SIC), WRIGHT

YEAROUT, YOUNG

ZENTINGER, ZENTRINGER, ZIMMERMAN

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