Nesbitt Memorial Library

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Introduction

Summary of Data

Number of persons: 18,897
Number of persons described as white: 11,770 (62.3% of the entire population)
Number of males described as white: 6,063 (32.0% of the entire population)
Number of females described as white: 5,707 (30.2% of the entire population)
Number of persons described as black: 6,001 (31.7% of the entire population)
Number of males described as black: 3,011 (15.9% of the entire population)
Number of females described as black: 2,990 (15.8% of the entire population)
Number of persons described as mulatto: 1,105 (5.8% of the entire population)
Number of males described as mulatto: 501 (2.7% of the entire population)
Number of females described as mulatto: 604 (3.2% of the entire population)
Number of persons whose race was given as other or unknown: 21 (0.1% of the entire population)

Number of American born persons: 17,218 (91.1% of the entire population)
Number of American born white persons: 10,131 (53.6% of the entire population)
Number of American born black persons: 5,996 (31.7% of the entire population)
Number of American born mulattos: 1,104 (5.8% of the entire population)
Number of foreign born persons: 1,643 (8.7% of the entire population)
Number of foreign born white persons: 1,635 (8.7% of the entire population)
Number of foreign born black persons: 1
Number of foreign born mulattos: 1

Number of persons born in Texas: 8,178 (43.3% of the entire population)
Number of white persons born in Texas: 5,464 (28.9% of the entire population)
Number of black persons born in Texas: 1,014 (5.4% of the entire population)
Number of persons born in Mexico: 219 (1.2% of the entire population)
Number of white persons born in Mexico: 213 (1.1% of the entire population)

Number of heads of households: 4073
Number of white heads of households: 2544 (62.5% of the number of heads of households)
Number of black heads of households: 1344 (33.0% of the number of heads of households)
Number of mulatto heads of households: 182 (4.5% of the number of heads of households)
Number of American born heads of households: 3286 (80.7% of the number of heads of households)
Number of American born white heads of households: 1763 (43.3% of the number of heads of households)
Number of American born black heads of households: 1341 (32.9% of the number of heads of households)
Number of American born mulatto heads of  households: 181 (4.4% of the number of heads of households)
Number of foreign born heads of households: 787 (19.3% of the number of heads of households)
Number of foreign born white heads of households: 781 (19.2% of the number of heads of households)
Number of foreign born black heads of households: 1
Number of foreign born mulatto heads of households: 1

Enumerators and Dates
 
   

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Population
Precinct 1 Section 19, pages 1A through 13A Andrew O. Warren April 15 - April 27 1219
Precinct 1 Section 19, pages 14A through 26A Chris G. Laas April 15 - May 7 1215
Precinct 1 Section 20, pages 1A through 11A George Best April 15 - April 30 1002
Precinct 2 Section 21, pages 1A through 3B Edmond J. Baxter April 15 - April 21 289
Precinct 2 Section 21, pages 4A through 11A Charles W. Baxter April 26 - May 10 668
Precinct 2 Section 22, pages 1A through 16B James R. Pinchback April 15 - May 17 1473
Precinct 3 Section 23, pages 1A through 12A James G. Bourke April 15 - April 30 1131
Precinct 4 Section 24, pages 1A through 10A James W. Holt April 15 - May 4 906
Precinct 4 Section 25, pages 1A through 11B John Schindler Jr. April 15 - May 7 1098
Precinct 4 Section 26, pages 1A through 15A John C. Hoyo April 15 - May 11 1427
Precinct 5 Section 27, pages 1A through 16B Adam Leyendecker April 15 - June 3 1440
Precinct 5 Section 28, pages 1A through 13A Louis H. Brune April 15 - May 10 1202
Precinct 6 Section 29, pages 1A through 9B Sam H. Hancock Jr. April 16 - May 6 892
Precinct 7 Section 30, pages 1A through 7B Joseph A. Brigham April 15 - April 30 657
Precinct 8 Section 31, pages 1A through 18A Richard J. Putney April 15 - May 19 1717
Precinct 8 Section 32, pages 1A through 19A Edward McRee April 15 - May 13 1820
Precinct 8 Section 33, pages 1A through 7B William M. Williamson April 25 - May 3 681
Precinct 8 Section 33, pages 8A through 8B James M. Callison April 15 - April 20 60

Pages 1A through 13A of Section 19 are each labeled "colored only."
The unincorporated City of Columbus was enumerated on pages 14A through 26A of Section 19; the City of Weimar was enumerated in Section 24; and the City of Eagle Lake in Section 31.