1840 BRAXTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA [WEST VIRGINIA] CENSUS

James L. Douthat
10 Pages, 8.5"x11", Soft Cover, 2003, WV-0059, $5.00

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Braxton County, Virginia now West Virginia, was created in 1836 from parts of Lewis, Kanawha and Nicholas Counties and is located in the center of the state. It was named in honor of Carter Braxton, a Virginia statesman and signer of the Declaration of Independence. This 1840 census list the heads of household only with the numbers of sex and gender of the others in that household. Also given is the occupation, personal information such as blind, deaf, etc. as well as the name and age of those receiving a pension from the military. Schools and academies are given with the number of scholars and also the number of those at public charge. The original was given in a somewhat alphabetical listing for ease of reading.

 

Example

Page 240 - Cutlip, Wm. - 0100010001-100001001 - 1 F [farming] - Jacob Fisher age 77 pensioner [probably his father-in-law]
Page 244 - Hall, Alexander - 110101-0012001 - 2 F [farming] - 1 blind

 

Surnames Included in This Publication

ALKIRE, ARMSTRONG, ARTRIN, AULDRIDGE

BAILEY, BAKE, BARKER, BARNETT, BATTS, BAXTER, BELL, BERRY, BETNAH, BOGGLE, BOGGS, BOSLEY, BRADY, BROOKS, BROWN, BUKLE, BUTCHER, BUTLER, BYRNE

CAMPFIELD, CANFORD, CANNDEN, CARPENTER, CARR, CART, CHAPMAN, CHIMOWETH, CLIFTON, COBRIL, COGER, CONROD, CONYERS, COOL, COULTHER, CRITES, CULP, CUMMINS, CUNNINGHAM, CUTLIP

DAVIS, DEAN, DILLEY, DOBBINS, DUFFEY, DUFFIELD, DYRE

EAGLE, ELLISON, ERWIN, EVINS, EYE

FAREMIRES, FETLEY, FISHER, FITZWATER, FRAME, FRIEND

GIBSON, GILLASPIE, GIMDECKER, GREATHOUSE, GREEN, GREGORY, GRIFFETH, GWIN

HALL, HAMRICH, HAMRICK, HANNER, HARPER, HARRIS, HARROLD, HAYMOND, HEATER, HEFNER, HENNING, HERDKINS, HINES, HIRE, HOLLAND, HOOVER, HOSEY, HOWELL, HUFFMAN, HUTCHERSON

IRWIN

JACKSON, JAMES, JONES, JORDAN

KEENER, KEMP, KNIGHT, KYRE

LAKE, LAMB, LLOYD, LONG, LOUGH

McAVOY, McCLAIN, McCOURT, McCOY, McELWANE, McNAMER, McLAUGHTIN

MACE, MALCOME, MARTIN, MEELY, MILLER, MOLOHAN, MOLOHON, MONTGOMERY, MORRISON, MURPHEY

NOWLAN, NOTTINGHAM

OCELTRICE

PEARSON, PEBBLES, PERKINS, PERRINE, PHARRIS, PLYMON, POSEY, PRINCE, PRITT

RADER, RAIPER, RANER, RIFFLE, ROBERTS, ROBERTSON, ROGERS, ROSE

SAND, SANDS, SAULSBURY, SCHRADER, SHAVER, SHIELDS, SHORK, SIMONS, SINGLETON, SISK, SKIDMORE, SKINNER, SMITH, SNIDER, SQUIRES, STALNAKER, STARKS, STEEL, STERRELL, STEWARD, STRANGE, SUTTON

TAYLOR, THARP, TINNEY, TOMBLINSON, TOWNSEND, TRIPLETT

WARE, WARKER, WEEASE, WEESE, WESTFALL, WHITEHEAD, WINE, WINGROVE, WILLIAMS, WILSON, WOODS, WYATT

YOUNG

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