Place of Birth for White & Free Colored Population in the 1850 Oregon Census

Taken from: Bureau of the Census, Statistical View of the United States [for 1850] (Washington: Beverley Tucker, Senate Printer, 1854), 116.

State
Number
Alabama
20
Arkansas
61
California
25
Columbia, District of
1
Connecticut
72
Delaware
18
Florida
4
Georgia
22
Illinois
1,023
Indiana
739
Iowa
452
Kentucky
730
Louisiana
6
Maine
129
Maryland
73
Massachusetts
187
Michigan
37
Mississippi
8
Missouri
2,206
New Hampshire
44
New Jersey
69
New York
618
North Carolina
201
Ohio
653
Oregon
3,175
Pennsylvania
337
Rhode Island
20
South Carolina
34
Tennessee
402
Texas
15
Vermont
111
Virginia
469
Wisconsin
10
Territories
7
England
207
Scotland
106
Wales
9
Ireland
196
Total Great Britain & Ireland
518
Prussia
1
Rest of Germany
155
Holland
1
Norway
1
Denmark
2
Sweden
2
Belgium
11
Switzerland
8
Russia
1
France
45
Italy
5
China
2
Sandwich Islands
50
British America
293
Mexico
1
South America
6
Other Countries
57
Total Native
11, 999
Total Foreign
1,159
Unknown
142
Total White & Free Colored
13,294
Percent foreign born to total wite & free colored population
8.72

© 2006-8

Connie Lenzen, CGSM

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