1840 Census of Spencer County, Indiana (page 4)

Due to the extraordinary number of tally options in this census, blank tallies are omitted. Please see the Key at the bottom of the page for what the tally number stands for.

Enumerated by James Bryant

Original Tallies

Name 2 7 16 17 20 51
Benton Smith 4 1 1 3 1 5

Household Analysis

Tally Possibly Identification
white male 5 - 9 John W. H. Smith, son (age 9, born 1831)
white male 5 - 9 unidentified
white male 5 - 9 unidentified
white male 5 - 9 unidentified
white male 40 - 49 Benton Smith (age 44, born 1796)
white female 15 - 19 unidentified
white female 20 - 29 unidentified
white female 20 - 29 unidentified
white female 20 - 29 unidentified
white female 50 - 59 Susannah Jolly Smith, 2nd wife, married in 1834
Agriculture 5 listed, seems to include all of the women and men over 20

Key to Original Tallies

  1. Free White Males under 5
  2. Free White Males 5 - 9
  3. Free White Males 10 - 14
  4. Free White Males 15 - 19
  5. Free White Males 20 - 29
  6. Free White Males 30 - 39
  7. Free White Males 40 - 49
  8. Free White Males 50 - 59
  9. Free White Males 60 - 69
  10. Free White Males 70 - 79
  11. Free White Males 80 - 89
  12. Free White Males 90 - 99
  13. Free White Males 100+
  14. Free White Females under 5
  15. Free White Females 5 - 9
  16. Free White Females 10 - 14
  17. Free White Females 15 - 19
  18. Free White Females 20 - 29
  19. Free White Females 30 - 39
  20. Free White Females 40 - 49
  21. Free White Females 50 - 59
  22. Free White Females 60 - 69
  23. Free White Females 70 - 79
  24. Free White Females 80 - 89
  25. Free White Females 90 - 99
  26. Free White Females 100+
  27. Free Colored Males under 10
  28. Free Colored Males 10 - 23
  29. Free Colored Males 24 - 34
  30. Free Colored Males 35 - 54
  31. Free Colored Males 55 - 99
  32. Free Colored Males 100+
  33. Free Colored Females under 10
  34. Free Colored Females 10 - 23
  35. Free Colored Females 24 - 34
  36. Free Colored Females 35 - 54
  37. Free Colored Females 55 - 99
  38. Free Colored Females 100+
  39. Slaves Male under 10
  40. Slaves Male 10 - 23
  41. Slaves Male 24 - 34
  42. Slaves Male 35 - 54
  43. Slaves Male 55 - 99
  44. Slaves Male 100+
  45. Slaves Female under 10
  46. Slaves Female 10 - 23
  47. Slaves Female 24 - 34
  48. Slaves Female 35 - 54
  49. Slaves Female 55 - 99
  50. Slaves Female 100+
  51. Mining
  52. Agriculture
  53. Commerce
  54. Manufacture & Trade
  55. Navigation of Ocean
  56. Navigation of Rivers
  57. Engineer
  58. War Pensioner and Age
  59. White Deaf & Dumb under 14
  60. White Deaf & Dumb 14 - 24
  61. White Deaf & Dumb 25+
  62. White Blind
  63. White Insane in Public Charge
  64. White Insane in Private Charge
  65. Colored Deaf & Dumb
  66. Colored Blind
  67. Colored Insane in Public Charge
  68. Colored Insane in Private Charge
  69. Universities or College
  70. Number of Students
  71. Academies & Grammar Schools
  72. Number of Students
  73. Primary and Common Schools
  74. Number of Scholars & Public Charge
  75. People over 20, illiterate