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1860 CENSUS

Presented here is the 1860 US Census of Kosciusko County, Indiana, transcribed by a team of dedicated Kosciusko County, Indiana researchers:

  Gene Andert Carla Burnside Kathy Gavin Dave Gorton Jaira Hill
  Sherry Holthe J. Elaine Merrick Jane Monteith Phil Ritter Donna Timmons
  Denise Wilson Sue Zellers

From the National Archives Microfilm Publications - Microcopy No. M653, Population schedules of the Eighth Census of the United States 1860 Roll 273, Indiana, Volume 18 (1-446), Kosciusko County.

Everyname Index


A to Bai Bak to Bec Bed to Boh Boi to Bro Bru to Cap
Car to Con Coo to Dan Dar to Dru Duc to Fal Fan to Fre
Fri to Gol Goo to Hai Hal to Hay Haz to Hoa Hod to Hus
Hut to Jun Jur to Kit Kli to Lic Lie to Mar Mas to Mcn
Mcp to Min Mir to Mye Nas to Par Pat to Ple Plu to Rho
Ric to Rol Rom to Sco Sea to Sho Shr to Sni Sno to Sto
Str to Tho Thr to Utt Van to Wea Web to Win Wir to Zin







Township/City/Village Index

Scott Township Jefferson Township
Van Buren Township Village of Milford, Van Buren Township
Turkey Creek Township Village of Syracuse, Turkey Creek Township
Tippecanoe Township Village of Webster, Tippecanoe Township
Plain Township Leesburg, Plain Township
Village of Oswego, Plain Township Village of Monoquet, Plain Township
Prairie Township Etna Township
Washington Township Village of Pierceton, Washington Township
Harrison Township Franklin Township
Seward Township Wayne Township
Warsaw, Wayne Township Clay Township
Monroe Township Jackson Township

The 1860 Census was enumerated by two Assistant U.S. Marshals - A. D. Callender, who covered the northern half of the County, and Elisha V. Long, who enumerated the southern half of the County - between June 13th, 1860 and October 27th, 1860. You must check every conceivable spelling of the surname you are searching for. Neither of these Marshals were good spellers and oftentimes the handwriting was very difficult to read. Names were often spelled phonetically...such as Abraham Pontius of Tippecanoe Township, his surname was recorded by the U.S. Marshal as PENCHIS. Mistakes were also made by the enumerators, in many cases the wrong gender is noted for a name that is clearly of the opposite gender, i.e. Martha recorded as "M". This presentation of the 1860 census notes each entry as it was recorded by the two census enumerators, Callender and Long. If the transcriber believed an error was made by the enumerator there will be an entry in the last column, called "Remarks."

A clarification of each of the column headings can be found here.



1860 Mortality Schedule



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