1850 Census of Shelby County

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            Letter B                            

Names....................      Age Sex Occupation Birthplace Real/Person Estate
Ballard, James W. 26 M Farmer LA 300
" Jane E. 23 F Wife TN -
             
Barbee, M. C. 26 M Farmer NC 400
" Hannah 22 F Wife AL -
" William 3 M Son TX -
" Catherine 1 F Daughter " -
             
Barbee, Phinnias W. 21 M Farmer GA 2, 300
" Susan 40 F ? MS -
Noble, Issac 16 M Student " -
" William W. 11 M ? " -
" James M. 9 M ? " -
" Virginia 8 F ? " -
" Thomas 6 M ? " -
" R. T. 4 M ? " -
Barbee, George C. 3 M ? " -
" E. S. 6/12 F ? " -
" C. Q. 8 M "    
Pursely, John S. 26 M Physician SC -
Owens, W. R. 26 M Lawyer TN -
             
Barber George C. 23 M Manager AL 4,000
" Eliza 20 F Wife SC -
Johns, David 38 M Photographer PA -
" Sary J. 35 F - MS -
             
Barber, Sr. George 65 M Farmer GA 300
" Elizabeth 62 F Wife GA  
             
Barnett, Mary 57 F ? VA  
See Middleton            
             
Barron, John 23 M ? SC  
See Stiles            
             
Baugh, R. G. 44 M Wheelwright VA 600
" Mary A. 25 F Wife SC  
" Sary A. 2 F Daughter TX -
" Robert J. 3/12 M Son " -
             
Beamus, Ezekial 34 M Farmer SC 100
" Matildy Sanford 30 F Wife AL -
" Mary M. 14 F Daughter AL -
" William T. 12 M Son " -
" Margret 10 F Daughter LA -
" George S. 8 M Son TX -
" Rebecca 2 F Daughter " -
" Amandy 1/12 F " " -
             
Beard, Benjamin 50 M House Carpenter NC -
" Caroline 46 F Wife GA -
" David 22 M Son AL -
" John W. 17 M " " -
" Benjamin J. 11 M " " -
" Eliza S. A. 7 F Daughter " -
" Rufus C. 6 M Son " -
" Lucius M. 4 M " TX -
             
Beard, James 47 M Wagonmaker GA 500
" Miriam 45 F Wife " -
" Noah 24 M Son AL -
" Nancy 20 F Daughter " -
" Susan 16 F " " -
" Fanny 15 F " " -
" Mary 14 F " " -
" Emiline 12 F " " -
" James L. 8 M Son " -
             
Beauchamp, Bennedict 36 M Farmer KY 500
See Eldridge            
             
Beauchamp, Jeroboam 45 M Farmer KY 5,000
" Mary E. 30 F Wife TN -
" William 12 M Son TX -
" Mary A. 10 F Daughter " -
" John H. 8 M Son " -
" Jeroboam 7 M " " -
" William 5 M " " -
" George 4 M " " -
" Napoleon 2 M " " -
             
Beck, John 24 M Farmer GA 500
" Francis 18 F Wife TN  
Binge, Marthy 8 F - " -
             
Beck, William 31 M Farmer GA 400
" Lucretia 30 F Wife IL -
" Belveritta 10 F Daughter TX -
" Jane 6 F " " -
" Jessie 4 M Son " -
" Francis E. 1 F Daughter " -
             
Bell, Columbus 27 M Farmer TN 500
" Amandy 27 F Wife MS -
" Margret E. 1 F Daughter TX -
" Thomas 74 M ? TN -
" F. Washington 17 M Farmer MS -
             
Bell, John L. 42 M Farmer VA 10,000
" Elizabeth 32 F Wife AL  
" Jane E. 15 F Daughter " -
" Marthy D. 13 F " " -
" Victoria 10 F " " -
" Virginia 8 F " TX -
" John T. 6 M Son " -
" William 4 M " " -
" James 3 M " " -
" Izora 1 F Daughter " -
             
Benge, Elizabeth A. 14 F ? TN -
See Duncan            
             
Bennet, John 25 M ? AL -
" Frances 23 F Wife AL -
" Emaly 1 F Daughter MS -
Crump, John 16 M ? AL  
             
Biggar, R. S. 33 M Farmer MS 650
" Delily 32 F Wife TN -
" B. F. 6 M Son TX -
" Lorey 4 F Daughter " -
" Margret 3 F " " -
" James G. 1 M Son " -
             
Biggers, George W. 16 M Farmer AR 200
See Straw            
             
Biggers, Robert 25 M Farmer MS 300
" M. Jane 20 F Wife TN -
" Mary M. 1 F Daughter TX -
             
Biggers, William G. 22 M Farmer MS 1,000
" Mary E. 17 F Wife AL -
             
Biggs, Asa 62 M Baptist Clergy NC 4,000
" Winnifred 63 F Wife NC  
Bird, James M. 25 M Farmer TN -
" Amandy W. 18 F Wife " -
" William T. 1 M Son TX -
Groomes, William 31 M Laborer TN  
             
Biggs, Henry 25 M Farmer TN 1,233
" Sary 25 F Wife AL -
" Willy B. 2 M Son TX -
" Mary W. 2/12 F Daughter " -
             
Biggs, Wilson H. 35 M Farmer TN 1,000
" Seelina 34 F Wife SC -
" Mary E. 15 F Daughter TN -
" Susan A. 10 F " TX -
" David A. 9 M Son " -
" James H. 5 M " " -
" Elizabeth 3 F Daughter " -
" Amandy 6/12 F " " -
             
Bird, James M. 25 M Farmer TN -
" Amandy W. 18 F Wife " -
" William T. 1 M Son TX -
See Biggs            
             
Bird, Robert 23 M Farmer SC -
" Margret 33 F Wife SC  
" Sary Mise 8 F Daughter TX -
" July M. 4 F " " -
             
Bittick, G. W. 23 M Farmer AR 200
" Margret 23 F Wife AL -
" Saphrony 2/12 F Daughter TX -
             
Bittick, Johnathan 55 M Farmer NC 2,500
" Jincy 45 F Wife GA -
" J. A. 15 M Son TX -
" Henry W. C. 13 M " " -
" James N. 8 M " " -
" Mary C. 5 F Daughter " -
" Dixon W. 2 M Son " -
             
Bivins, Albert S. 33 M Farmer TN -
" Elizabeth 23 F Wife GA -
" Marthy P. 8/12 F Daughter TX -
Iley, John 55 M ? GA -
" Marthy 16 M ? " -
             
Black, Susan A. 13 F ? AR -
See Dyzart            
             
Blankenship, David B. 51 M Farmer VA 3,000
" Precious 37 F ? ? -
" Allison 23 F ? AL -
" John B. 21 M ? AL -
" Lewis 15 M ? TX -
" Burnett 7 M ? " -
" George 4 M ? " -
" Laury 1 F ? " -
             
Bogard, Cornealious 37 M Farmer IN 500
" Caroline 30 F Wife IL -
" Freeman E. 10 M Son AR -
" Mary E. 6 F Daughter " -
" John F. 4 M Son TX -
" James T. 1 M " " -
             
Boland, James 41 M ? TN 500
" Eliza 31 F Wife AL -
" William M. 15 M Son TX -
" Jeremiah 13 M " " -
" Mary R. 10 F Daughter " -
" Manervy 8 F " " -
" James F. 6 M Son " -
" Solomon 4 M " " -
" Sary 2 F Daughter " -
" Deanna E. 4/12 F " " -
             
Boland, William R. 49 M Farmer TN 300
" Rhody 41 F Wife NC -
" G. C. 17 M Son TN -
" R. J. 7 M " AR -
" Charity M. 5 F Daughter " -
Porter, Samuel B. 20 M ? IL -
             
Boles, Able 58 M Farmer SC 2,500
" Amy 55 F Wife GA -
" John 23 M Son Al -
" William 21 M " " -
" Joseph 16 M " " -
" Elizabeth 14 F Daughter " -
" Sary 11 F " " -
             
Boles, Albert 18 M House Carpenter ? -
See Dial            
             
Bolton, Alexander 56 M Farmer SC -
" Delily 55 F Wife " -
" William T. 20 M Son " -
" Joseph A. 18 M " " -
" Charles A. 16 M " GA -
" James N. 13 M " " -
" Moses F. 5 M " " -
Hancock, Drusilla 35 F ? SC -
" Lucindy 11 F " GA -
" Marthy 9 F " "  
" Elizabeth 5 F " " -
" Marion 2/12 M " TX -
             
Bond, John M. 34 M ? GA -
" Sary 22 F Wife " -
" John 8/12 M Son TX -
             
Booth, John T. 51 M Farmer GA 3,000
" Henrietta 49 F Wife " -
" Robert 19 M Son " -
" John L. 15 M " " -
" James 12 M " " -
" William 10 M " " -
             
Booth, Tuck 20 M Clerk GA -
See Dial            
             
Border G. F. 22 M Merchant England -
" Sidney 15 M Clerk " -
Joyce, James 18 M " Ireland -
             
Border, John P. 27 M Merchant England 1,000
" Catherine 21 F Wife Al -
" Wade 3 M Son TX -
" Emma 11/12 F Daughter " -
" Sary 52 F ? England -
             
Borders, Bennet H. 53 M Farmer NC 1,000
" Nancy 46 F Wife TN -
" Allen B. 6 M Son TX -
" John B. 3 M " " -
Clark, Levy 14 M ? TX -
             
Bounds, Frank B. 22 M Farmer TN 300
" Sary E. 22 F Wife Al -
" Mirell B. 1/12 F Daughter TX -
             
Bowns/Bounds? George S. 31 M ? MS -
" Susan 32 F Wife IL -
" Ambrose 6 M Son TX -
" Henry 3 M " " -
" Harvey 5/12 M " " -
Brimberry, Harvey 22 M ? IL -
             
Boyd, Huldy 31 F ? Tn -
             
Boyd, James 41 M Farmer Ireland 150
" Marthy 44 F Wife VA -
" James 7 M Son TX -
" John 5 M " " -
" Benjamin 3 M " " -
             
Bradley, Martin W. 9 M ? TN -
" Malindy H. 8 F " TX -
" Amandy 6 F " " -
" Malissa D. 5 F " "  
             
Bragg, James 23 M Carpenter NC -
See Kirkpatrick            
             
Branch, Peter 59 M Farmer SC -
See Lindsey            
             
Bridges, J. L. 32 M Clerk MS 400
" Elizabeth 25 F Wife " -
" Nancy 13 F Daughter " -
" Eliza F. 12 F " " -
" Harriett 10 F " " -
" George P. 7 M Son " -
" John F. 5 M " " -
             
Brimberry, Harvey 22 M ? IL -
See Bowns/Bounds?            
             
Brinson, Matthew 61 M Planter NC 10,000
" Jane 15 F ? AL -
" Elizabeth 13 F " " -
Henderson, Samuel 40 M Overseer/Planter KY 500
             
Brittain, J. W. 39 M Farmer NC 400
" Lucindy 28 F Wife AR -
" Huldy 9 F Daughter " -
" Hardin 8 M Son " -
" William 6 M " TX -
" Joseph 5 M " " -
" Benjamin 2 M " " -
Jones, Jesse 10 M ? AR -
             
Brittain, James 44 M Farmer NC 500
" Sary 34 F Wife KY -
" Susan 14 F Daughter AR -
" John 12 M Son " -
" William 10 M " " -
" James K. P. 6 M " " -
" Marthy 8 F Daughter " -
" Rosanna 4 F " TX -
" Thomas 5/12 M Son " -
" Daniel 5/12 M " " -
             
Brittain, Thomas F. 33 M Farmer NC 1,000
" Jane 23 F Wife TX -
" William 7 M Son " -
" John 4 M " " -
" Robert 2 M " " -
" Marthy 1/12 F Daughter " -
Powell, Lucindy 18 F ? AL -
Lawrence, C.C. 26 M Teacher NY -
             
Brittain, William 78 M Baptist Clergy NC -
" Rosanna 68 F Wife " -
" R. T. 24 M Son " -
             
Brittain, William J. 26 M Farmer NC 160
" Lavincy 17 F Wife TX -
             
Brittain, William M. 38 M Farmer NC 1,500
" Eliza A. 22 F Wife TX -
" Thomas F. 6 M Son " -
" R. J. 4 M " " -
" Rosanny F. 2 F Daughter " -
Powell, Mary 20 F ? GA -
Haley, Elijah M. 14 M " TX -
" Feliz H. 11 M " " -
             
Brock, Rubin 33 M Farmer Al -
" Henry 30 M " " -
             
Brooken Henry 35 M Farmer Al 100
" Caroline 35 F Wife " -
" Elmire L. 4 F Daughter " -
" James C. 2 M Son TX -
             
Brown, Benjamin 50 M Farmer SC -
" Elizabeth 30 F ? AL -
" Annaline 15 M " " -
" Sary J. 13 F " " -
" William H. 12 M " " -
" Marthy 10 F " " -
" Olivy 8 F " " -
" Thomas 6 M " " -
" Missouri 4 F " TX -
             
Brown, Daniel 28 M House Carpenter Al 640
See Stockman            
             
Brown, Franklin 27 M Farmer NC 500
" Emily C. 23 F Wife " -
" Elizabeth N. 3 F Daughter TN -
" Marthy A. 4/12 F " TX -
             
Brown, Henry 35 M Farmer SC -
See Graham            
             
Brown, John H. 60 M Farmer NC 2,000
" Lusindy 51 F Wife SC -
" Mary C. 14 F Daughter TN -
" Samuel E. 8 M Son " -
" Sary L. 4 F Daughter " -
Mauldin, James 76 M ? NC -
             
Brown, Pinky G. 34 M Farmer GA 150
" Elizabeth 37 F Wife AL -
" William H. 3 M Son TX -
" Thomas E. 1 M " " -
" Owen R. 3/12 M " " -
             
Brown, William 32 M Farmer? GA -
" Elizabeth 25 F Wife " -
" Marthy A. 9 F Daughter " -
" John 5 M Son " -
" Emeline 3 F Daughter " -
" Sary 1 F " MS -
             
Bryant, John 35 M Farmer AL -
" Lavincy 26 F Wife TN -
" Elizabeth A. 4 F Daughter TX -
" Jobe A. 2 M Son " -
" Emaly C. 1/12 F Daughter " -
             
Buckley, John 63 M Farmer VA 5,000
" Elizabeth 50 F Wife KY -
" Turner 25 M Son TX -
" John 20 M " " -
" Malindy 17 F Daughter " -
" Nancy 13 F " " -
" James 10 M Son " -
             
Buckley, Tyre 35 M Farmer IL 240
" Susan 26 F Wife TX -
" John 5 M Son " -
" Margret E. 3 F Daughter " -
" Ambrose 2/12 M Son " -
             
Buckner, Thomas 23 M Carpenter Ms -
" Francis 14 F " " -
See Straw            
             
Burns, John W. 30 M Farmer AL 320
" Narcissa 21 F Wife TN -
" Mary E. 6 F Daughter TX -
" Hannah S. 2 F " " -
" Marthy 2/12 F " " -
             
Burns, Joseph 40 M Farmer SC 1,000
" Pernellopy 65 F ? NC -
" William 36 M ? SC -
" Charles 12 M " TX -
" Nancy 20 F " AL -
             
Burris, Henry C. 22 M ? GA -
" Marthy 20 F Wife IL -
" Mary J. 2 F Daughter TN -
" Elizabeth 1/12 F " TX -
             
Burson, Joseph 50 M Teacher GA -
See McKelvy            
             
Buse, Bryant 44 M Farmer GA 250
" Malidy 37 F Wife " -
" Jane 18 F Daughter " -
" James J. 11 M Son AL -
" Sary 14 F Daughter " -
" Matildy 8 F " AL -
" Mary 6 F " " -
" Georgianna 5 F " " -
" William 2 M Son TX -
             
Byfield, Holmes 49 M Farmer PA -
" James 16 M ? IL -
" William A. 15 M " TX -
" Elizabeth 10 F " " -
" Sarella 20 F " IL -

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