The pages were scanned in. Because of the size of the images, the pages have been set as a series of separate pages. Because each page required two images, be sure to check the line numbers. I chose to duplicate lines rather than miss parts of letters that traveled above or below the allotted line space. Be patient as they load; they are large files for maximum readability.
Del Norte County was formed in 1857 so Crescent City and environs will not be listed. However, the eastern boundary is not the modern boundary.
The enumerator, Saml Fitzsimmons, has some distinctive handwriting characteristics. Be sure to note that he uses the long "s" which looks like an "f." Missouri will look like Missoufi. Words that end with "k" and "h" have an interesting loop at the end. Check the way he writes "Klamath" and "Fork." His ascenders, the part of the letter that travels above the body of the letter, are almost non-existent. The "d" looks like an "a."
Few Chinese have names. They are usually listed as "Jno Chinaman;" they usually are age 28. Jno is the abbreviation for John. You will find this abbreviation used extensively.
Post Offices and Townships as listed on the 1860 census:
Post Office: Fork of Salmon
Post Office: Cottage Grove
Dillins Twp -- bottom of page 17
Post Office: Orleans Bar
Orleans Twp -- page 19
Post Office: Trinidad
Trinidad Twp -- bottom of page 23
Post Office: Elk Camp
Trinidad Twp -- page 27
Post Office: Weitchpic
Klamath Twp -- page 28
Post Office: Sawyers Bar
Liberty Twp -- page 34
You may jump to any page by clicking on the page number.
Census Records | Vital Records | Family Trees & Communities | Immigration Records | Military Records Directories & Member Lists | Family & Local Histories | Newspapers & Periodicals | Court, Land & Probate | Finding Aids