1838 Wisconsin Territorial Census, Dubuque 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.

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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:                  Dubuque
Divisions:               Town of Dubuque, North division, South division
Enumerators:             George W Cummins, Sheriff
Enumerator Dates:        6 June 1838

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Census of the County of Du Buque taken by George W Cummins, Sheriff of said County
in pursuance of an act of the Legislature of the Territory of Wisconsin approved
December 30, 1837 entitled "an act providing for taking the second Census or
Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the Territory of Wisconsin" agreable to the Books now
in possession of the Clerk of the district Court of said County.

The following is a correct Schedule of the whole number of Inhabitants within the Limits
of Clinton County (attached to Scott for Judicial purposes) taken in accordance with an

Divisions               Heads of        White   White       Males        Females
                        Families        Males   Females    of Color      of Color     Total
Town of
Du Buque                125             436     322        28            26             832

South Division           75             215     119         1             1             338

North Division          241             710     487         8            10            1213

          (totals)      441            1381     928        35            37            2381

I hereby certify that the above is a True Copy of the Schedule of the Census of the
County of Du Buque taken by me as above mentioned.
      George W. Cummins
      Sheriff of Du Buque Co.
Du Buque
June 6, 1838

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2381 at $3.00 per 100
                                                $ 71.43
Allowance by the Judge of the
District Court of DuBuque County                  47.62
For posting up two copies of the Schedule         10.00

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Territory of Wisconsin}
Du Buque County       } ss  I Charls Dunn, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin
Territory, and presiding Judge of the District court of Du Buque County, having
examined the Schedule of the inhabitants of said County, returned by the Sherriff thereof,
and satisfied that from the dispersed situation of the inhabitants of said County, the sum
of three dollars per hundred is not a sufficient compensation.  Therefore, the said Sheriff
has my approbation to charge an addition two dollars per hundred inhabitants.
Chas Dunn Chf: Jus: & Pres. In D.D.C.