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Federal Census Records - 1860 & 1870

The 1860 Federal Census is one of only two census that identify inhabitants of Union (Unison) on the census sheets. The following names and households have been transcribed from those official records:

Last Name Names, ages, occupations      
Moore Payten, 61 miller, $5000 real estate, Aramenta, 62, Mortica, 34 laborer, Smith, 23 laborer, $0 real estate, Elin, 16, Margarett, 37, Caroline, 36, Edith, 25, Amanda, 20 Dwelling # 540 Pg 76 Roll 1359 Pg 604
Fred Thomas, 64 - Farmer, $11,000 real estate, Rachel, 64, Burr P., 35 - laborer 541    
Hand Mary, 58 Farmer, $4,000 real estate, William H. 23 carpenter, James F., 20 carpenter, Mary D., 17 542    
Alexander George, 23 laborer, Sarah, 22, Charles L., 1, Mary J., 7 months 543    
Humphrey Thomas, 62 farmer, $7,000 real estate, Lyddia, 55 544    
Berson William, 42 farmer, $5,360 real estate, Martha E., 32, Ellen V., 7, Charlotte A., 5, Roselia, 4, Laura F., 1, John Towes, 40 laborer, Robert Allen, 19 - laborer 545    
Perry John, 44 laborer, Margarett, 22, Orpha, 4, Sally, 1 month 546    
Berson John, 67 Tanner, $7,000 real estate, Mary, 56, Armstead, 29 laborer, Genoah, 22, Adelaid, 21, Albert, 19, John Chamblin, 24 carpenter, Mary J. Chamblin, 20, John Rose, 70 547    
Furr William, 56 Keeper of the Poor, Emily, 48, Ellen, 23, Calhoun, 18, Dallas, 15, Johnson, 13, Elizabeth Palmer, 42 Poor House Lists - 23 whites ( 4 in their 60s, 9 in their 80s) 12 blacks (2 in their 90s, 1 at 97), 3 mulattos, Dwelling # 548 549 - 552 Pg 77 Roll 1359 Pg 605
Humphrey William, 39, - Farmer, $2,600 real estate, Jane, 35, Thomas, 7, Mary V., 1, Nancy Pearson, 21, Thomas Pearson, 24 - Carpenter Dwelling # 553 Pg 78 Roll 1359 Pg 606
Jacobs Russel, 50, - laborer (farmer) $0, Ann C., 40, Michael F., 25, William W., 22, Herbert C., 14, Georganna, 11, Mary E., 9, Ryland, 7, Nellie Shaver, 22, Franklin P., Shaver, 2 554    
Galleher Turner H., 31 Farmer, $0 real estate, Jane D., 21, Susan W.V., 4, Madison Monroe, 17- laborer 555    
Ridgeway James W., 34 Plasterer, $0 real estate, Susan A., 29, Virginia E., 3, Anna M., 2, Mary A., 59, Elizabeth, 35, William T., 17 556    
Leith Theoderick, 54 Doctor Medical, $12,000 Real Estate, Veturia, 38, Francis M., 18, James D., 15, Henry W., 13, Nelly, 10, Richard E., 7 Theodrick, 5, Earnest, 2, Thomas Spinks, 25 - laborer 557    
Keene John, 44 Farmer, $20,000 real estate, Mary, 19, George B., 17, Martha, 15, Samuel L., 13, Nancie, 9, Willie, 6, Thomas, 4, Charles, 1 Dwelling # 558 Pg 79 Roll 1359 Pg 607
Kent Nancy, 63 Laborer, $0 real estate, George W. , 15 559    
Monroe Stephen, 39 Blacksmith $0 real estate, Sarah E., 31, John H., 13, Charles A., 11, Alphred C., 8, Mary Y., 5, William H., 3 560    
Tavenner Eliza, 52 Seamstress, $0 real estate, Amanda, 24, Adophus, 14, Flavias, 2 561    
Seaton John W., 59 Carpenter, $0 real estate, Nancy, 45, James H., 24, Mary C., 17, John, 11, Jackson L. P., 8 562    
Cornell William, 28 laborer, $0 real estate, Martha J., 19, John H., 3, James W., 1 563    
Ridgeway George W., 42 Plasterer, $0 real estate, Martha T., 31, Thomas, 16, Susan V., 12, Joseph N., 10, Alvenia, 6, Frances A., 4, George W., 1 564    
Taylor Frank, 31 Laborer, $75 real estate, Mary E., 24, Nannie, 2, Ellen B., 1, Catherine Davis, 52, Ann Thornton, 10, Albert Taylor, 37 - laborer Dwelling # 565 Pg 80 Roll 1359 Pg 608
Percy Jefferson, 35 laborer, $0 real estate, Vilinda, 25, John H., 2, William T., 10 566    
Taylor William, 79 painter, $1500 real estate, Elizabeth, 64, Elizabeth Nolner, 35, William Taylor, 29 laborer, Mary Mason, 60 (mulatto) 567    
Plaster James W., 24 Merchant, $150 real estate, Mary E., 19 568    
Cornell Stephen, 33 Tailor, Elizabeth, 28, Edward, 9, Eliza, 6, Sarah, 2 569    
Swain John, 51 shoemaker (Maryland), Marie, 45, Charles H., 20 cigar maker, Tesanna, 13, James C., 11, Henry H., 6, R. H. Divine, 47, Shoemaker 570    
Brabhasur Thomas, 35, - carpenter, Rebecca A., 50, Sarah, 44, Elizabeth, 44 571    
Miller William C., 54 shoemaker, $3,000 Real estate, Elizabeth, 57, Philip Thorton, 75 - laborer 572    
Skillman James D., 25, - Merchant, $1,000 Real estate, Maria, 52, James R. B., 7 573    
Torrison Samuel 58 blacksmith, $1000 real estate. Wife Lydia, 63, Lucy, 20, Lyddia, 18 Dwelling # 574 Pg 81 Roll 1359 Pg 609
Torrison John, 28 (blacksmith, Eliza, 24, Henry A., 4, Clarance G., 2, William, 1 month 575    
Plaster John H., 28 Farmer, $8,000 real estate, Sarah Hamilton, 60, Michael M. Plaster, 26, labourer, James H., 20, Sarah F., 15 576    
Robey Andrew J. , 40 Methodist Preacher, Martha Eliza, 35, Julia, 17, Mary F., 10 Henry D. 4, Rollings W., 3, Edward, 5 mo., Offa Sweeny, 16 (mulatto) - labourer 577    
Plaster Henry, 66 farmer, $13,000 real real estate, Fanny, 66, David H., - merchant, Susan H., 26, Thomas Nickors, 24 (mulatto) labourer, Madilda Thornton, 45 (mulatto), Ida Thornton, 3 (black), Louisa Thornton, 1 month (mulatto) 578    
Plaster Michael, 72 Farmer, $20,000 real estate, Jane, 66, Susan Jacobs, 13, Rosa L. Jacobs, 5, Caroline Jackson, 38 (black) labourer 579    
Furr Abraham , 66 Labourer, $0 real estate, Nancy, 60, Joseph H., 24 - labourer, Chapman, 27, Elizabeth, 24, John C., 6, James M. 2 580    


This project is still in process, and we we will be putting 1870 census data online asap

All photographs by Flora Hillman. All Rights Reserved.