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1850 Census of Loretto Borough, Cambria County, PA
transcribed by Brian L. Cartwright


NOTE: This transcription is meant to be a guide only. It is the transcribers interpretation and subject to human error.Always refer to the original document (or microfilm) for your own interpretation.



Transcribed by Brian L. Cartwright, ©1999 from the National Archives and Records Administration Federal Population Schedules for the 7th Census of the United States in 1850.




This is the 1850 federal census for Loretto Borough, Cambria County, PA.

LN = Line Number Family appeared on
HN = Dwelling houses numbered in the order of visitation
FN = Families numbered in the order of visitation
LAST NAME, FIRST NAME = The Name of every Person whose usual place of abode on the 1st day of June, 1850, was in this family
RACE = Color (white, black or mulatto)
OCCUP. = Profession, Occupation,or Trade of each Male over 15 years of age
VAL. = Value of Real Estate owned
BIRTHPLACE = Place of Birth, Naming the State, Territory, or Country
MRD. = Married within the year
SCH. = Attended School within the year
R/W = Persons over 21 yrs of age who cannot read & write
DDB = Whether deaf & dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper, or convict.

CENSUS YR:  1850  STATE or TERRITORY:  PA  COUNTY:  Cambria  DIVISION:  Loretto Borough  REEL NO:  761  PAGE NO:  59a
REFERENCE:  4th day of September by Henry Cook
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 LN  HN   FN  LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     AGE SEX  RACE  OCCUP.         VAL.      BIRTHPLACE       MRD.  SCH.  R/W  DDB
=========================================================================================================================
 1   1    1   SMITH          Thomas         70   M         none                     N. J.                         X
 2   1    1   SMITH          Elizabeth      80   F                                  Pa                            X
 3   2    2   SWEENY         Peter          30   M         shoemaker                Ireland
 4   2    2   SWEENY         Mary A.        25   F                                  Ireland
 5   2    2   SWEENY         Michael J.     3    M                                  Pa
 6   2    2   SWEENY         Mary B.        1    F                                  Pa
 7   3    3   SHIELDS        Patrick        40   M         merchant       3,197     Ireland
 8   3    3   SHIELDS        Anestasia      37   F                                  Pa
 9   3    3   SHIELDS        John E.        4    M                                  Pa
 10  3    3   SHIELDS        Henry L.       2    M                                  Pa
 11  3    3   BOONE          Joseph         21   M         clerk                    Pa
 12  3    3   CRANE          Robert         21   M         clerk                    Pa
 13  3    3   GRIMES         Patrick        18   M         laborer                  Ireland
 14  3    3   SHIELDS        Margaret       28   F                                  Ireland
 15  3    3   MILLER         James          24   M         laborer                  Pa
 16  4    4   PFOFF          Joseph         66   M         M. D.          1,300     Germany
 17  4    4   PFOFF          Apolona        40   F                                  Germany
 18  4    4   PFOFF          Frederick      21   M         farmer                   Germany
 19  4    4   PFOFF          Mary A.        15   F                                  Pa
 20  4    4   PFOFF          Joseph         14   M                                  Pa
 21  4    4   PFOFF          Elmyra         13   F                                  Pa
 22  4    4   PFOFF          Elizabeth      8    F                                  Pa
 23  4    4   STORM          David          23   M         laborer                  Pa                            X
 24  5    5   LITTLE         Augustine      30   M         tailor         400       Md
 25  5    5   LITTLE         Jane           22   F                                  Pa
 26  5    5   LITTLE         John           4    M                                  Pa
 27  5    5   LITTLE         Joseph         1    M                                  Pa
 28  5    5   FRYE           Rose A.        22   F                                  Pa                            X
 29  5    5   PARISH         George         19   M         tailor                   Pa
 30  6    6   LITZINGER      William        31   M         merchant       320       Pa
 31  6    6   LITZINGER      Monica         29   F                                  Pa
 32  6    6   LITZINGER      Eugene         2    M                                  Pa
 33  7    7   FRYE           Sebastian      27   M         cabinet maker  600       Pa
 34  7    7   FRYE           Catherine      30   F                                  Pa
 35  7    7   FRYE           John F.        6    M                                  Pa                      X
 36  7    7   FRYE           Edward D.      4    M                                  Pa
 37  7    7   FRYE           Clarinda U.    3    F                                  Pa
 38  7    7   FRYE           Mary E.        1    F                                  Pa
 39  8    8   McGUIRE        Mary           56   F                        600       Md
 40  8    8   BURK           Elizabeth      50   F                                  Pa
 41  8    8   FRIGHTHOOF     Elizabeth      16   F                                  Pa
 42  9    9   BRANIFF        Patrick        28   M         tailor         400       Pa

CENSUS YR:  1850  STATE or TERRITORY:  PA  COUNTY:  Cambria  DIVISION:  Loretto Borough  REEL NO:  761  PAGE NO:  59b
REFERENCE:  4th day of September by Henry Cook
=========================================================================================================================
 LN  HN   FN  LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     AGE SEX  RACE  OCCUP.         VAL.      BIRTHPLACE       MRD.  SCH.  R/W  DDB
=========================================================================================================================
 1   9    9   BRANIFF        Mary           36   F                                  Pa
 2   9    9   BRANIFF        Frances J.     6    F                                  Pa                      X
 3   9    9   BRANIFF        Thomas         4    M                                  Pa
 4   9    9   BRANIFF        Mary A.        2    F                                  Pa
 5   9    9   BRANIFF        Rebecca S.     6/12 F                                  Pa
 6   9    9   WALTERS        Mary E.        13   F                        1,000     Pa
 7   10   10  LITTLE         Peter          40   M         foundry        2,625     Pa
 8   10   10  LITTLE         Susan A.       30   F                                  Pa
 9   10   10  LITTLE         William        8    M                                  Pa                      X
 10  10   10  LITTLE         Mary           6    F                                  Pa                      X
 11  10   11  HAMETTON       Jacob          25   M         carpenter                Pa                X
 12  10   11  HAMETTON       Rebecca J.     23   F                                  Pa                X
 13  10   11  TOPPER         James          23   M         blacksmith               Pa
 14  10   11  BLAKE          Thomas         18   M         laborer                  Pa
 15  11   12  LITZINGER      George         42   M         merchant       1,800     Pa
 16  11   12  LITZINGER      Henrietta      30   F                                  Md
 17  11   12  LITZINGER      Mary E.        2    F                                  Pa
 18  11   12  LITZINGER      Ellen L.       5/12 F                                  Pa
 19  11   12  JOHNSTON       William        40   M         boatman                  Md
 20  11   12  PLUMER         Elizabeth      51   F                        120       England
 21  11   12  LONG           James M.       21   M         saddler        5,000     N. Y.
 22  12   13  CONRAD         John           44   M         cooper                   Pa
 23  12   13  CONRAD         Helenor        46   F                                  Pa                            X
 24  12   13  CONRAD         Francis A. G.  12   M                                  Pa                      X
 25  12   13  CONRAD         Mary E.        10   F                                  Pa                      X
 26  12   13  CONRAD         Catherine      6    F                                  Pa                      X
 27  12   13  CONRAD         John W.        2    M                                  Pa
 28  13   14  CONAWAY        Elizabeth      46   F                        300       Pa                            X
 29  13   14  CONAWAY        Peter          19   M         laborer                  Pa
 30  13   14  CONAWAY        Mary           16   F                                  Pa
 31  13   14  GRIFFETH       Elizabeth      84   F                                  Ireland                            pauper                    
 32  13   14  GRIFFETH       Mary           45   F                                  Ireland                            pauper
 33  14   15  CONRAD         Paul           38   M         shoemaker                Pa
 34  14   15  CONRAD         Mary A.        22   F                                  Pa
 35  14   15  CONRAD         Joseph         76   M         shoemaker      800       Pa
 36  15   16  BYRNE          Henry A.       54   M         lawyer                   Pa
 37  15   16  BYRNE          Margaret       50   F                                  Md
 38  15   16  BYRNE          Victoria       19   F                                  Pa
 39  15   16  BYRNE          Maria          16   F                                  Pa                      X
 40  16   17  KANE           John           46   M         contractor     7,350     Pa
 41  16   17  KANE           Elizabeth      45   F                                  Pa
 42  16   17  KANE           James          13   M                                  Pa                      X

CENSUS YR:  1850  STATE or TERRITORY:  PA  COUNTY:  Cambria  DIVISION:  Loretto Borough  REEL NO:  761  PAGE NO:  60a
REFERENCE:  4th day of September by Henry Cook
=========================================================================================================================
 LN  HN   FN  LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     AGE SEX  RACE  OCCUP.         VAL.      BIRTHPLACE       MRD.  SCH.  R/W  DDB
=========================================================================================================================
 1   16   17  KANE           Mary           11   F                                  Pa                      X
 2   17   18  WALTERS        Augustine      29   M         blacksmith     2,000     Pa
 3   17   18  WALTERS        Agnes          29   F                                  Pa
 4   17   18  WALTERS        Ann E.         4    F                                  Pa
 5   17   18  WALTERS        James          3    M                                  Pa
 6   17   18  WALTERS        Mary           1    F                                  Pa
 7   17   18  WALTERS        Susanah        70   F                                  Germany                       X
 8   17   18  WALTERS        Mary           50   F                                  Pa
 9   17   18  FLICK          Frances        19   M         blacksmith               Germany
 10  17   18  BROWN          William        27   M         blacksmith     500       Md
 11  18   19  DURBIN         Mary           43   F                        450       Pa
 12  19   20  WEISS          Ferdinand      25   M         moulder                  Germany           X
 13  19   20  WEISS          Lousia         18   F                                  Germany           X
 14  20   21  KITTLE         Samuel         61   M         wagonmaker     700       Va
 15  20   21  KITTLE         Margaret       34   F                                  Pa
 16  20   21  KITTLE         Mary           3    F                                  Pa
 17  20   21  KITTLE         Andrew         4/12 M                                  Pa
 18  20   21  CONRAD         Augustine      9    M                                  Pa                      X
 19  21   22  TODD           James          24   M         merchant       800       Pa
 20  21   22  TODD           Sarah A.       19   F                                  Pa
 21  21   22  TODD           William L.     1    M                                  Pa
 22  21   22  WHARTON        Theresa        60   F                                  Md                            X
 23  22   23  LITZINGER      Anthony        69   M         clerk          1,000     Pa
 24  22   23  LITZINGER      Susanah        67   F                                  Pa
 25  22   23  LITZINGER      Sarah          20   F                                  Pa
 26  23   24  WHARTON*       Catherine      58   F                                  Md                            X
 27  23   24  WHARTON*       Mary           54   F                                  Md                            X
 28  23   24  WHARTON*       Ann            86   F                                  Md                            X
 29  24   25  STANISLAW      Mary           21   F                                  Ireland
 30  24   25  BAPTIST        Mary           30   F                                  Ireland
 31  24   25  MATILDA        Mary           23   F                                  Ireland
 32  24   25  LUCY           Mary           23   F                                  Pa
 33  25   26  McCAFREY       Patrick        43   M         M. D.          400       Ireland
 34  25   26  McCAFREY       Ann            36   F                                  Ireland
 35  25   26  McCAFREY       Alice          17   F                                  Ireland
 36  25   26  McCAFREY       Ann            15   F                                  Ireland
 37  26   27  CHRISTY        Peter          47   M         blacksmith     1,300     Pa
 38  26   27  CHRISTY        Catherime      45   F                                  Pa
 39  26   27  CHRISTY        Andrew         13   M                                  Pa                      X
 40  26   27  CHRISTY        Eliza J.       16   F                                  Pa                      X
 41  26   27  CHRISTY        John           11   M                                  Pa                      X
 42  26   27  CHRISTY        Mary           7    F                                  Pa                      X

CENSUS YR:  1850  STATE or TERRITORY:  PA  COUNTY:  Cambria  DIVISION:  Loretto Borough  REEL NO:  761  PAGE NO:  60b
REFERENCE:  4th day of september by Henry Cook
=========================================================================================================================
 LN  HN   FN  LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     AGE SEX  RACE  OCCUP.         VAL.      BIRTHPLACE       MRD.  SCH.  R/W  DDB
=========================================================================================================================
 1   26   27  CHRISTY        Michael D.     4    M                                  Pa
 2   26   27  CHRISTY        Catherine      2    F                                  Pa
 3   27   28  KELLY          James          29   M         blacksmith               Ireland
 4   27   28  KELLY          Bridget        24   F                                  Ireland
 5   28   29  YINGER         James          21   M         saddler                  Pa
 6   28   29  YINGER         Harriet        20   F                                  Pa
 7   28   29  YINGER         Helinda        4/12 F                                  Pa
 8   28   29  YINGER         Alexander      17   M         saddler                  Pa
 9   28   29  McGOUGH        George         24   M         saddler                  Pa
 10  29   30  GLASS          Edward         34   M         carpenter      1,000     Pa
 11  29   30  GLASS          Margaret       27   F                                  Pa
 12  29   30  GLASS          Thomas         5    M                                  Pa
 13  29   30  GLASS          Gilbert        3    M                                  Pa
 14  30   31  FELLS          John           75   M         none           1,000     Germany
 15  30   31  FELLS          Mary           75   F                                  Md                            X
 16  30   31  ATKINSON       Hanah          50   F                        500       Pa
 17  30   31  ATKINSON       Margaret       28   F    M                             Pa                            X
 18  30   31  PARROT         Mary           50   F                                  Pa                                 pauper                   
 19  31   32  GALAGHER       Daniel         36   M         tailor         180       Ireland
 20  31   32  GALAGHER       Mary A.        25   F                                  Pa
 21  31   32  GALAGHER       Ann B.         4/12 F                                  Pa
 22  32   33  BRADDOCK       Mary           65   F                                  Pa
 23  32   33  RENSELL        Elizabeth      65   F                                  Pa
 24  32   33  RENSELL        Eve            55   F                        400       Pa
 25  33   34  RIFFLE         John           64   M         hatter         800       Pa
 26  33   34  RIFFLE         Jane           54   F                                  Pa
 27  33   34  RIFFLE         John           23   M         laborer                  Pa
 28  33   34  RIFFLE         Catherine      17   F                                  Pa                      X
 29  33   34  RIFFLE         Emily          14   F                                  Pa
 30  33   34  RIFFLE         Elizabeth      11   F                                  Pa                      X
 31  34   35  MALEHORN       Daniel         46   M         carpenter      800       Pa
 32  34   35  MALEHORN       Sarah          46   F                                  Md
 33  34   35  MALEHORN       Jerome         22   M         carpenter                Pa
 34  34   35  MALEHORN       Peter          20   M         laborer                  Pa
 35  34   35  MALEHORN       Susan          15   F                                  Pa                      X
 36  34   35  MALEHORN       Cecelia        12   F                                  Pa                      X
 37  34   35  MALEHORN       Ann            8    F                                  Pa                      X
 38  35   36  LITZINGER      David          46   M         chair maker    600       Pa
 39  35   36  LITZINGER      Ann            36   F                                  Pa
 40  35   36  LITZINGER      Francis P.     17   M         clerk                    Pa
 41  35   36  LITZINGER      Mary J.        16   F                                  Pa                      X
 42  35   36  LITZINGER      Demetrius A.   14   M                                  Pa                      X

CENSUS YR:  1850  STATE or TERRITORY:  PA  COUNTY:  Cambria  DIVISION:  Loretto Borough  REEL NO:  761  PAGE NO:  61a
REFERENCE:  4th day of September by Henry Cook
=========================================================================================================================
 LN  HN   FN  LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     AGE SEX  RACE  OCCUP.         VAL.      BIRTHPLACE       MRD.  SCH.  R/W  DDB
=========================================================================================================================
 1   35   36  LITZINGER      Thomas A.      12   M                                  Pa                      X
 2   35   36  LITZINGER      Charles B.     8    M                                  Pa                      X
 3   35   36  LITZINGER      Susanah        6    F                                  Pa                      X
 4   35   36  LITZINGER      Joseph S.      4    M                                  Pa
 5   35   36  LITZINGER      Jeniveve       6/12 F                                  Pa
 6   36   37  KEMPERSOCK     Elizabeth      65   F                        300       Germany
 7   37   38  SCANLAN        HENRY          32   M         Justice of Peace 400     Pa
 8   37   38  SCANLAN        Ellen C.       28   F                                  Pa
 9   37   38  SCANLAN        John L.        7    M                                  Pa                      X
 10  37   38  SCANLAN        Mary J.        5    F                                  Pa                      X
 11  37   38  SCANLAN        Thomas         3    M                                  Pa
 12  38   39  SCANLAN        Richard        40   M         farmer         2,300     Pa
 13  38   39  SCANLAN        Catherine      35   F                                  Pa
 14  38   39  ADAMS          Joseph         26   M         laborer                  Pa                            X
 15  38   39  DUKE           Joseph         25   M         brickmaker               Va
 16  38   39  McCULLAH       Francis        21   M         laborer                  Ireland
 17  38   39  McCULLAH       John           19   M         laborer                  Ireland
 18  38   39  ROBB           Augustin       22   M         brickmaker               Pa
 19  38   39  BLAKE          Simon          24   M         laborer                  Pa
 20  38   39  SANCKER        Aloisis        25   M         laborer                  Pa
 21  39   40  O'DONNELL      John           25   M         shoemaker                Pa                            X
 22  39   40  O'DONNELL      Ellen          28   F                                  Ireland                       X
 23  39   40  O'DONNELL      James          4    M                                  Pa
 24  39   40  O'DONNELL      William        2    M                                  Pa
 25  39   40  O'DONNELL      Charles        1    M                                  Pa