Surry County, Rockford Township,North Carolina Poor House in the 1850 Census
Charles Alley 102 M Laborer Canada old age
Joseph Phillips 83 m Laborer Maryland (rheumatism?)
George Armstrong 79 M Hammerman Maryland Blind (black and illiterate)
Juda Armstrong 77 F North Carolina Blind (black and illiterate)
Jonathan Hinshaw 75 M Farmer North Carolina Old Age
Mary Tucker 88 F Virginia Old Age
Robert Armstrong 80 M New Jersey Old Age (black)
John Flinn 80 M Laborer North Carolina Invalid
Nancy Chandler 55 F North Carolina Invalid
Nancy Chinast 50 F North Carolina Invalid
Isaac Kerr 50 M Unknown Idiotic (Mulatto and illiterate)
Sina Barker 30 F Virginia Idiotic
Susan Barker 16 F Virginia Idiotic
Solomon Miller 16 M North Carolina Deformed
Thomas Michaels 76 M Cooper North Carolina Old Age
Angeline Kidd 3 F North Carolina Orphan
James Kidd 60 M Farmer North Carolina Old Age (illiterate)

Listed as “servants in the poor house” in the margin:
Hilaka Hill 35 F North Carolina (mulatto & illliterate)
Gideon Hill 4 M North Carolina (mulatto)
Mary Hill 6/12 F North Carolina (mulatto)

Next household:
Emanuel Cramen 36 M North Carolina, Overseer of North Carolina--the jail and poorhouse
Elizabeth C. Cramen 34 F North Carolina
Susan J. Cramen 16 F North Carolina (attended school)
Ebertina J. Cramen 11 F North Carolina (attended school)
Walter E. Cramen 8 M North Carolina (attended school)
Esther N. Cramen 4 F North Carolina
John S. Cramen 2 M North Carolina
Mary E. Cramen 1 F North Carolina
John Wright 68 M None North Carolina
J.R. McLean 25 M Lawyer North Carolina
William Brooks 25 M Lawyer North Carolina
James Williams 20 M Student North Carolina
Esther Swann 37 F Maryland
Henry Rhett 7 M North Carolina (mulatto)

CONTRIBUTED BY: Nancy Pfannenstiel
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