Aggregate Population Facts for Some North Alabama Counties from the 1840 U.S. Census

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Free White Persons (including heads of families)

County

Blount

Benton

Chero-
kee

St Clair

DeKalb

Males under 5 644 1262 930 473 663
Males 5 and under 10 487 977 683 393 506
Males 10 and under 15 340 755 515 339 398
Males 15 and under 20 249 567 348 242 252
Males 20 and under 30 335 973 605 332 458
Males 30 and under 40 262 601 419 212 294
Males 40 and under 50 171 350 206 137 932
Males 50 and under 60 90 213 124 95 97
Males 60 and under 70 30 108 75 45 51
Males 70 and under 80 22 31 26 20 18
Males 80 and under 90 7 11 3 1 3
Males 90 and under 100 1 2 1 7  
Males 100 and over   1      
Females under 5 551 1204 819 488 617
Females 5 and under 10 465 933 625 362 470
Females 10 and under 15 384 719 458 301 344
Females 15 and under 20 290 637 443 264 265
Females 20 and under 30 398 925 650 335 437
Females 30 and under 40 235 506 338 186 316
Females 40 and under 50 127 280 197 139 142
Females 50 and under 60 77 167 115 55 58
Females 60 and under 70 22 86 46 35 40
Females 70 and under 80 21 39 19 19 6
Females 80 and under 90 1 12 7 2 4
Females 90 and under 100       2  
Females 100 and over       1  

This and associated pages were signed November 25, 1840 by the Marshall of the Northern District of Alabama, Benjamin Patterson. Source: National Archives Microfilm Publications, microcopy # 704, "Population Schedule of the 6th Census of the United States, 1840, Roll 3, Alabama, Vol. 2 (1-152) Blount, Benton, and Cherokee Counties."

Any errors in totals may mean I have misread the numbers. Please report any errors to the transcriber at th2020@comcast.net .

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