Montgomery County, Maryland, 1850 Census


A compilation of census records covering the county's five election districts then existing: Cracklin, Clarksburg, Medley, Rockville and Berry. Within each district, the book is divided into four sections. Section One contains the names of the free inhabitants within the district, with age, race, occupation, value of real estate and personal property, and level of education given for each. Section Two contains a tabulation of numbers of slaves held. Section Three contains names of persons who died during the preceding year, plus age and cause of death. Section Four lists the productions of agriculture during the preceding year. The book closes with general statistics of selected Maryland counties including Frederick, Prince George's, Montgomery and Washington.

William Neal Hurley, Jr.

1998, 8½x11, cloth, index, 368 pp.

ISBN: 9780788410321