In the 1860 Census, an enumeration of slaves was performed. Full names were rarely recorded, yet each slave was numbered. Organized by owner, each person was listed with age, sex and color. With these details, along with other facts gathered outside the schedule, it is possible to locate a specific person without actually finding their name.
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We have organized the 1860 Slave Census into three series for researchers - click to view and because of the size of the files, the three series are broken into three parts:
The original source of this abstract was National Archives & Records Adm. (NARA) Microfilm as follows:
Reel M653-1311 -- Texas 1860 Federal Census, Slave Schedules: Jack, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Karnes, Kaufman, Kerr, Lamar, Lampagas, Lavaca, Leon, Liberty, Limestone, Llano, McLennan, Madison, Marion, Mason, Matagorda, Maverick, Medina, Milam, Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Newton, Nueces, Live Oak, San Patricio, Orange, Palo Pinto, Panola, Parker, Polk, Red River, Refugio, and Bee Counties
Created on 29 May 2004 and last revised on ________ 2004