1838 Wisconsin Territorial Census, Des Moines County

        (Transcriptions for counties west of the Mississippi.  Includes the area to
         become Iowa and Minnesota Territories.)

Transcribed by Eleanor B. McCleary.  Copyright (c) 2009 by Eleanor B. McCleary
for the IAGenWeb State Census Project http://iagenweb.org/census/
Formatted Sep 2009 by IAGenWeb Census Project Coordinator, Stephen D. Williams.

IAGENWEB NOTICE: These electronic pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or
presentation by any other organization.  Non-commercial organizations must obtain the
consent of the transcriber to use this material.  Individuals may use this material in
their own research. All of the above information must remain when copied or downloaded.

Census Year:             1838
Media Source:            Wisconsin Territorial Census: 1836, 1838, 1842. State
                         Historical Society Wisconsin Archives Division, Madison, WI
                         Filmed 25 April 1950, Microfilm call #: HA 377.A6
Other Microfilm:         FHL# 1293919 Item 2
Other Transcriptions:    FHL Books 977.5 X22j 1838, X22ji 1838 v2 (indexes only)
State:                   The area to become Iowa
County:                  Des Moines
Enumerators:             James Cameron, Sheriff
Enumerator Dates:        9 June 1838

----------------------------- Begin Transcription ---------------------------------------

   Agreeably to an act entitled "act providing for the taking the second census or
enumeration of the inhabitants of the territory of Wisconsin," after having taken the oath
required by said act, I have taken the Census of County of Des Moines in said Territory
and fined it to contain, four thousand six hundred and five persons (4605)
      James Cameron Sheriff for the County of Des Moines
June 9th 1838

Territory of Wisconsin}
Des Moines County     } ss   Be it remembered that on this day to wit the 10th day of June
1838, personally came before me the undersigned a Justice of the Peace in and for said
County John M. Garrigus, Who being by me duly sworn deposeth that two correct
coppies of the list of the census for the County of Des Moines and territory of Wisconsin
has posted up in two of the most public places in said County previous to the return of the
Sheriff to the Secretary of the Territory
Given under my hand and seal this 10th day of June 1838

Wm Griffey    Justice of the Peace