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1850 PENNSYLVANIA ACTUAL CENSUS
WESCOTT Surname and Some Allied Family Surnames Index

Revised: August 22, 1999



CHESTER COUNTY

HN FN NAME AGE SEX RACE OCCUP VALUE BIRTH MWY SCH CNRW REM
 
    EAST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on September 17, 1850    Page 263   
15 86  HOSKINS, John R. 29 M W  Physician  $2,500 PA        
       Hoskins, Hannah 19 F W     PA        
       Chivens, Anne M. 23 F W     PA        
 
    EAST TOWN TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on August 10, 1850    Page 337   
31 31  CHINGER, Henry 45 M W  Farmer  $3,000 PA        
       Chinger, Sarah Jane 25 F W     PA        
       Chinger, Anna E. 20 F W     PA        
       Chinger, Margaret 16 F W     PA   X    
       Chinger, Martha Ann 14 F W     PA   X    
       Chinger, Mary Jane 12 F W     PA   X    
       Chinger, Sarah M. 10 F W     PA        
       Chinger, George B. 4 M W     PA        
       Chinger, Maria 2 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, Robert 33 M W  Laborer   PA        
       Benton, Wilson 25 M M  Laborer   PA        
 
    EAST WHITELAND TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on August 23, 1850    Page 446   
150 155  CASLER, Michael 36 M W  Laborer   IRE        
       Casler, Rachel 36 F W     PA     X  
 
     EAST WHITELAND TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on August 17, 1850    Page 440   
65 66  HOSKINS, Mary 66 F W    $700 PA        
       Hoskins, Jane Ann 17 F W     PA        
 
     EAST WHITELAND TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on August 17, 1850    Page 441   
76 77  HOSKINS, Thomas 31 M W  Farmer   PA        
       Hoskins, Elisabeth 24 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, Philina 7 F W     PA   X    
       Hoskins, Edwin 5 M W     PA        
       Hoskins, Lydia 2 F W     PA        
       Pimsette, Elizabeth 19 F W     PA        
 
    KENNETT TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on August 13, 1850    Page 184   
31 31  MARTIN, Samuel 47 M W  Principal  $6,000 PA        F. Seminary
       Martin, Rachel 36 F W     PA        
       Martin, Rebecca 17 F W     PA        
       Lewis, Lydia 22 F W     PA        
       Fanna, Elizabeth B. 26 F W     PA        
       Dance, Lusanna 28 F W     PA        
       Tindergast, Clarissa 28 F W     IRE        
       Weiss, Maria 48 F W     PA        
     STUDENTS
       Ables, Martha A. 17 F W     PA   X    
       Baker, Hannah H. 18 F W     PA   X    
       Bakistran, Annie 19 F W     PA   X    
       Besley, Kate 18 F W     MD   X    
       Bill, Julia C. 9 F W     PA   X    
       Boyd, Amanda 18 F W     MD   X    
       Chandice, Sarah H. 21 F W     PA   X    
       Collins, Mary J. 16 F W     PA   X    
       Cooper, Kesiah M. 15 F W     PA   X    
       Dance, Sarah L. 8 F W     PA   X    
       Elliot, Elmira 16 F W     DE   X    
       Ellis, Sarah J. 18 F W     PA   X    
       Elvis, Mary A.M. 23 F W     PA   X    
       Evans, Lydia A. 17 F W     PA   X    
       Garward, Hannah 17 F W     NJ   X    
       Haines, Ruthanna L. 19 F W     PA   X    
       Haines, Sarah 18 F W     PA   X    
       Hascoe, Mary E. 16 F W     PA   X    
       Haskins, Lydia 16 F W     DE   X    
       Hemans, Sarah E. 14 F W     MD   X    
       Herford, Lydia A. 19 F W     PA   X    
       Johnson, Sarah C. 20 F W     PA   X    
       Kerns, Margaret E. 11 F W     PA   X    
       Krider, Ann 15 F W     PA   X    
       Lakens, Mary L. 16 F W     PA   X    
       Leighter, Fanny 15 F W     PA   X    
       Lyle, Louisa N. 16 F W     PA   X    
       Mather, Margaret R. 16 F W     PA   X    
       May, Amanda L. 18 F W     PA   X    
       McClare, Mary L. 16 F W     PA   X    
       Roberts, Emily 18 F W     PA   X    
       Robeson, Elizabeth 16 F W     PA   X    
       Robinson, Martha A. 15 F W     DE   X    
       Romans, Sarah R. 16 F W     MD   X    
       Senny, Clarissa 18 F W     DE   X    
       Senny, Frances A. 16 F W     DE   X    
       Smith, Clarissa 19 F W     MD   X    
       Thatcher, Abby A. 15 F W     PA   X    
       Tlecke, Lydia 16 F W     IN   X    
       White, Rebecca A. 17 F W     PA   X    
       Wilson, Mary N. 18 F W     VA   X    
       Witson, Mary B. 17 F W     MD   X    
       Zeakes, Esther 16 F W     PA   X    
 
    SCHUYLKILL TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on September 9, 1850    Page 140   
226 226  ORNER, John 55 M W  Mason  $200 PA        
       Orner, Ellen 52 F W     PA        
       Orner, Joseph 28 M W  Mason   PA        
       Orner, George 26 M W  Mason   PA        
       Hoskins, Elisabeth 22 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, Sarah J. 18 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, Mary A. 15 F W     PA   X    
       Hoskins, Henry 12 M W     PA   X    
       Hoskins, Ruth 11 F W     PA   X    
       Arther, Sarah R. 6 F W     PA   X    
 
    UPPER OXFORD TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on August 14, 1850    Page 49   
129 129  HOSKINS, Joseph 64 M W  Farmer  $15,000 PA        
       Hoskins, Hannah 62 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, Emeline 26 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, Joseph 24 M W     PA        
       Hoskins, Malinda 21 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, John B. 20 M W  Farmer   PA        
       Hoskins, Mary T. 16 F W     PA        
       Chamberlain, Gideon 14 M W     PA   X    
       Leyke, William 27 M W  Laborer   PA        
 
     UPPER OXFORD TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on August 26, 1850    Page 52   
168 172  HOSKINS, Brinton 39 M W     PA        
       Hoskins, Elizabeth 37 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, Mary E. 7 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, Sherman B. 5 M W     PA        
       Hoskins, Ann E. 3 F W     PA        
       Walter, Martha A. 16 F W     PA        
       Glasgow, William 19 M B  Laborer   PA        
       Walls, George 16 M B  Laborer   PA        
 
    WEST BRANDYWINE TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on September 5, 1850    Page 293   
63 63  HOSKINS, James 69 M W  Waggon Maker  $2,000 PA        
       Bois, Nancy 50 F W     PA        
       Walker, Catharine 23 F W     PA        
       Walker, James 4/12 M W     PA        
 
    WEST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on August 17, 1850    Page 271   
62 64  HAINES, George 55 M W  Farmer  $5,000 PA        
       Haines, Elizabeth 50 F W     PA        
       Haines, Gareth 25 M W  Farmer   PA        
       Haines, Grawhill 18 M W  Farmer   PA   X    
       Hiney, Malinda 14 F W     PA   X    
       Hoskins, Eliza 22 F W     PA        
       Walton, James B. 25 M W  School Teacher   PA        
 
     WEST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on August 17, 1850    Page 272   
76 78  HOSKINS, Robert 31 M W  Laborer  $800 PA        
       Hoskins, Mary Ann 35 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, George 10 M W     PA   X    
 
    WEST PIKELAND TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on August 8, 1850    Page 17   
108 110  HOSKINS, Washington 36 M W  Farmer  $3,350 PA        
       Hoskins, Rebecca 30 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, George 6 M W     PA   X    
       Hoskins, Thomas 5 M W     PA   X    
       Sooson, John 3 M W     PA        
       Bat, Elizabeth 15 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, Anna 17 F W     PA        
       Henzig, William 18 M W  Laborer   PA        
 
    WILLISTOWN TOWNSHIP
Enumerated on August 1, 1850    Page 280   
35 36  HOSKINS, John 41 M W  Laborer   PA        
       Hoskins, Mary Ann 32 F W     PA        
       Hoskins, William 11 M W     PA   X    
       Hoskins, Granville 10 M W     PA   X    
       Hoskins, Benjamin 9 M W     PA   X    
       Hoskins, John R. 7 M W     PA   X    
       Hoskins, Mary H. 2 F W     PA        
       Dehaven, Martha A. 6 F W     PA        
 



   BIRTH State abbreviations:

CAN=Canada; ENG=England; FRA=France; GER=Germany; IRE=Ireland; ITA=Italy; NS=Nova Scotia; PRU=Prussia;
     SCO=Scotland; WLS=Wales.



  1. HN--House Number; FN--Family Number.
  2. * -- signifies inability to read.
  3. unk -- abbreviation for unknown, as written on the census image.
  4. na -- abbreviation for not available.
  5. sch -- abbreviation for attended SCHool.
  6. rem -- abbreviation for disability/remarks.
  7. cnrw -- abbreviation for cannot read and write.
  8. mwy -- abbreviation for married within the census year.
  9. nfng -- abbreviation for no first name given.
  10. 1850 census informaton, enumerated June 1, 1850:
       Name, age, sex, race
         Whether deaf and dumb, blind, insane or idiotic
         Value of real estate, occupation
         Birthplace, married within the year
         Student, literacy, pauper or convict