Casefile Clues

20 March 2013

An Item in the 1850 Census

Year: 1850; Census Place: District 2, Campbell, Kentucky; Roll: M432_195; Page: 126B; digital image, Ancestry.com, 20 March 2013.
It is easy to blame unusual spellings on census indexers and transcribers. That's not the case with this census entry from Kentucky. Here the actual person in red in this entry from Campbell County, Kentucky is meant to be Adam. We'll discuss why we think so in an upcoming issue of Casefile Clues.