List of Residents of Poorhouse from Hillsdale County -- MICHIGAN -- 1850 Census
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Hillsdale Co., MICHIGAN 1850 Federal Census 

This census was transcribed by Carlene Earl
proofread by Mark Scott
for the USGenWeb Census Project

Copyright 1999 by Carlene Earl

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Census Year: 1850 Microfilm #: M432-351 State: MI County: Hillsdale
This can be found at:

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abstracted by P. E. Thompsen

CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE/TERRITORY: MI COUNTY: Hillsdale DIVISION: Fayette Township REEL #: M432-351 PAGE #: 528B REFERENCE: Enumerated the Twenty Eighth day of December W. W. Wood
22 132 135 DOWD Lorenzo 27 M   Keeper of Poor House   NY          
23 132 135 DOWD Susan 24 F       Canada          
24 132 135 DOWD Ida P. 1/12 F       MI          
25 132 135 BARNS Philander 14 M       unknown       X idiotic
26 132 135 BARNES Maranda 24 F       unknown     X X idiotic
27 132 135 MORTIMER * 80 F       NY         *Mrs.?
28 132 135 KEARN Ellen 12 F       MI          
29 132 135 EDDY * 75 M       NY         *Mr.?
30 132 135 HUNGERFORD Susan 13 F       MI       X idiotic
31 132 135 NEWILE Rachel 54 F       NY          
32 132 135 DURYEE Charles 10 M       MI          
33 132 135 ACKIS Jane 40 F       NY         last name could be ACKISON
34 132 135 CRIPPEN Joel 25 M       unknown     X   dumb
35 132 135 ASHWELL Betsey 26 F       England       X last name could be ASHNUTT
36 132 135 VANDORN Mary 22 F       NY          

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This census transcription was done with an S-K Publications CD.
The donation of the 1850 Hillsdale County, Michigan, Census images for transcription
was made possible through the generosity of Tracey Morris ( )
& Hillsdale County researchers and the permission of S-K Publications. ===========================================================================
 CENSUS IMAGES for Hillsdale, MI 1850 are available at:  ===========================================================================
Thanks to Peggy Thompson  for preparing this page for presentation on The Poorhouse Story website.