1840 Clay County Indiana census
341     1 JAMES                Richard           Posey Twp
342 5 BALDWIN              Pleasant          Posey Twp
342     5        JAMES                Thomas            Posey Twp

336     12       JAMES                Benjamin          Posey Twp

1850 Census of Clay County, IN p.310A

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Abstracted by Lana Magiera, ©1999 from the National Archives and Records Administration Federal Population Schedules for the 7th Census of the United States in 1850.

Submitted by Lana Magiera, Jan.1999. Both above notices must remain when copied or downloaded.

This is the 1850 federal census for Clay County, IN.

LN = Line Number Family appeared on
HN = Dwelling houses numbered in the order of visitation
FN = Families numbered in the order of visitation
LAST NAME, FIRST NAME = The Name of every Person whose usual place of abode on the 1st day of June, 1850, was in this family
RACE = Color (white, black or mulatto)
OCCUP. = Profession, Occupation,or Trade of each Male over 15 years of age
VAL. = Value of Real Estate owned
BIRTHPLACE = Place of Birth, Naming the State, Territory, or Country
MRD. = Married within the year
SCH. = Attended School within the year
R/W = Persons over 21 yrs of age who cannot read & write
DDB = Whether deaf & dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper, or convict.
CENSUS YR:  1850  STATE or TERRITORY:  IN  COUNTY:  Clay  DIVISION:  Dick Johnson Township  REEL NO:  138  PAGE NO:  310A
REFERENCE: Enumerated on 10 August 1850 by E. Bowling
3 95 95 James Berryman 60 M Farmer 1,200 Va
4 95 95 James Nancy 43 F Ky
5 95 95 James Mariah 20 F In
6 95 95 James Thomas 3/4 M In
7 95 95 Tiffy Alexander 30 M Laborer In
8 95 95 Tiffy Francis 30 M Kentucky
9 95 95 James Berryman 2 M Indiana

20 21 21 Kenton Benjamin 44 M Farmer 400 Ky
21 21 21 Kenton Martha 35 F Ky
22 21 21 Kenton Martha 15 F MO X
23 21 21 Kenton Elizabeth 12 F Ind X
24 21 21 Kenton Sarah 5 F Ind
25 21 21 Kenton Abel 1/2 M Ind

Commissioned Offcers

List of Commissioned Offcers from Clay County Indiana
as Enumerated in the Adjutant General's Report.

George W. James, 1st lieut. 1st Heavy Artillery, commissioned May 1, 1864

George W. James, 2d lieut. 1st Heavy Artillery, commissioned

March 31,1864, promoted to 1st leut.