Chesterfield County, Virginia 1810 Census


Chesterfield County, Virginia 1810 Census.

John Vogt.  

This is the first surviving census for Chestefield, since both the 1790 and 1800 censuses have been lost. A complete index is included for easy access. Chesterfield's initial settlement dated from the 1610s when it was part of Henrico County; by the 1810s it contained a number of large plantations with a heavy slave population, as well as a growing mining and iron ore industry; in all, census record covers 729 households, many of whom had roots in the county dating far back into the colonial era.