1850 Census

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1850 Census
Morris Co. Up

The 1850 Federal Census Free Schedules for Morris County, New Jersey can be found on 2 rolls of microfilm, M432-458 and M432-459.

Information found on the 1850 Census:

  • Dwelling number in the order visited
  • Family number in the order visited
  • The Name of every Person whose usual place of abode on the first day of June, 1850, was in this family
  • Description - Age
  • Description - Sex
  • Description - Color - White, black or indian
  • Profession, Occupation, or Trade of each Male Person over 16 years of age
  • Value of Real Estate owned
  • Place of Birth. Naming the State, Territory, or Country
  • Married within the year
  • Attended School within the year
  • Person over 20 years of age who cannot read & write
  • Whether deaf and dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper or convict

Microfilm roll M432-459 contains the following jurisdictions:


Indexes available on this website 

  • Chatham - pages 172A to 202A
  • Chester - pages 33A to 48B
  • Hanover - pages 130A to 172B
  • Mendham - pages 109A to 129B
  • Morris - pages 49A to 108B
  • Randolph - pages 1A to 32A
  • Roxbury - pages 203A to 231A

Microfilm roll M432-459 contains the following jurisdictions:

JurisdictionIndexes available on this website
  • Jefferson - pages 353A to 369A
  • Pequannock - pages 264A to 314B
  • Rockaway - pages 315A to 352B
  • Washington - pages 232A to 263B

1850 Morris County Mortality Schedule

The mortality schedule was a listing of those who died within the Census year. Click on the above link to access the information for the 1850 Morris County Mortality Schedule.

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