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Hanson/Hinson/Henson in Cherokee County, Alabama censuses 1850 - 1870
Submitted by Victor Hawk, vhhawk[delete]@wans.net.

Notes:
1) Race = W in all records
2) The 1840 record for J. S. Hinson (pg 145) was not obtained.
3) There is (1) H_nson household in the county in 1850.
4) There are (7) households in 1860.
5) There are (2) households in 1870.


1850 census:

(household 1) 6 Jany 1851, page 116, dwelling 766, family 766:
John Hinson, 50, m, mechanic, born NC
Ann, 40, f, NC
James, 18, m, mechanic, GA
Nancy, 17, f, GA
John, 16, m, mechanic, GA
Silas, 15, m, GA
Tho=s, 14, m, GA
Mary, 12, f, GA
Martha, 10, f, GA
Sarah, 9, f, GA
Robert, 8, m, GA
Christopher, 7, m, GA
Noah, 5, m, AL
Clarissa, 3, f, AL
Jesse, 2, m, AL
Elizabeth 1, f, AL

1860 census:

(household 1) 19 July 1860, page 289, dwelling 650, household 650:
John Henson, 57, m, farmer, 2000/1000, VA
Elizabeth, 49, f, GA [remainder of this h/h is listed born GA]
Ja=s, 27, m, day L.[day laborer]
Mary, 26, f
Silas, 24, m, day L.
Tho=s, 23, m, day L.
Mary, 22, f
(carry to page 290) 
Martha, 21, f
Sarah, 20, f
Sanford, 16, m
Christopher C., 15, m
Noel, 14, m, 
Clarissa, 13, f
Jesse, 12, m
Elizabeth, 9, f
Carolin, 8, f

(household 2) 19 July 1860, page 290, dwelling 651, household 651:
Silas Henson, 52, m, farmer, 600/500, VA
Elizabeth, 26, f, SC
Chris [Chas?], 16, m, day L., GA
Benj. L. Wilkins, 7, m, AL
Martha Henson, 1, f, AL

(household 3) Centre P.O., 12 July 1860, page 60, dwelling 431, household 431:
James Henson, 28, m, farmer, --/350, GA (married within the year)
Jane A., 18, F, AL (married within the year)

(household 4) Centre P.O., 12 July 1860, page 64, dwelling 459, household 459:
Taply Henson, 64, m, farmer, --/150, VA
Virginia A. A., 17, f, GA
William S., 15, m, GA

(household 5) Centre P.O., 12 July 1860, page 65, dwelling 466, household 466:
Thomas B. Hanson, 21, m, labourer, 300/100, GA
Mourning C., 19, f, GA

(household 6) Gadsden(?) P.O., 2 July 1860, page 259, dwelling 443, household 443:
Albert C. Henson, 32, m, day Labor, --/200, GA
Caroline, 33, f, GA
Martha, 13, f, GA
Sophy, 11, f, AL
Ja=s, 9, m, AL
Sarah, 4, f, AL

(household 7) Gadsden(?) P.O., 1 June 1860, page 196, dwelling 17, household 17:
Robert Henson, 36, m, Saddler, 400/180, NC
Eliza A., 33, f, AL
John M., 15, m, AL
W=m W., 14, m, AL
Phillip, 12, m, AL
Rebecca, 9, f, AL
Mary, 8, f, AL
Sarah, 3, f, AL
George E., 11/12, m, AL
Lotty, 64, f, NC
*Note, this film very light and hard to read.

1870 census:

(household 1) Pleasant Gap P.O., 27 Sep 1870, page 377, dwelling 68, family 62:
Henson John, 67, m, farmer, 500/50, VA
M. Anne, 60, f, SC
Nancy, 25, f, GA
Mary, 23, f, GA
Sarah, 20, f, GA
Evaline, 18, f, AL
Jesse, 16, m, works on farm, AL
Elizabeth, 15, f, AL
Noah, 14, m, AL, insane
Caroline, 12, f, AL
Martha, 8, f, AL

(household 2) Centre P.O., 10 Aug 1870, page 264, dwelling 143, family 132:
SWANSEY, Handley William or William Handley, 62, m, farmer, 1000/1525, SC
SWANSEY, Roda M. or Rhoda M., 57, GA
SWANSEY, Malissa, 30, AL 
SWANSEY, Perry T., 15, farm hand, AL 
same dwelling, family 133:
HANSON, J.A. (Jane Arkansas, Hanley Swansey's daughter, widowed 1865), 28, f, AL
HANSON, Malissa , 8, f, AL
HANSON, Emmer F. (Emma Francis), 6, f, AL
HANSON, James A., 5, m, AL
Clarifications in red are from Jody Forbush (jo4bush[at]gmail.com) Jan 2010
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