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Smelser/Smeltzer in the Texas
Census and Census Indexes

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  1850

Index

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Index

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Index

Census 1880

Index

Census 1900 Soundex
Census 1910 Soundex

The following are indexes of heads of households only.  
An * indicates it is transcribed and on these Texas census pages.

1850 Texas Census Index

NAME

COUNTY PAGE # TOWNSHIP
*Harmon Smelser Williamson 334 Milam
*John Smelser Brazoria 403 No Twp

1860 Texas Census Index

NAME

COUNTY PAGE # TOWNSHIP
Ab Smelser Brazoria 77 Columbia P.O.
*Elizabeth Smelser San Saba 384 San Saba P.O.
J. B. Smelser Bowie 005 Boston P.O.
John Smelser Brazoria 062 Columbia P.O.
Susan J. Smelser Collin 111 Lebanon P.O.

1870 Texas Census Index

NAME

COUNTY PAGE # TOWNSHIP
*Elizabeth Smelser Washington 94 3rd Precinct
*George Smelser Red River 002 Clarksville, Pct. 1
*James B. Smelser Bowie 491 Boston
*John Smelser Brazoria 571 Brazoria, Pct. 1
*James Smeltzer Washington 93 3rd Precinct
*Lee Smeltzer Brazoria 564 Columbia Pct. 2
*Gustive Smelzer Bexar 151 1W San Antonio

1850 Federal Texas Census

 

Williamson Co, TX Page 334

NAME

AGE

SEX

OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE

Harmon Smilser 52 M       Tennessee
Elizabeth Smilser 44 F       Ohio
Abram J. Smilser 17 M       Missouri
Eliza A. Smilser 13 F       Missouri
Rebecca A. Smilser 10 F       Missouri
Melissa E. Smilser 6 F       Missouri
John D. Smilser 4 M       Missouri

 

Brazoria Co, TX, Page 403 enumerated 18 Nov 1850

NAME

AGE

SEX

OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE

Michael DIMHART 29 m Butcher     Germany
John SMELSER 24 m Overseer     Tenn

1860 Federal Texas Census

San Saba Co, TX, San Saba Post Office
Enumerated 13 Jul 1870

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Smelser, Elizabeth 56 f Farmer 600 700 Indiana
Rebecca A. 20 f       Missouri
Melisa E. 17 f       Missouri
John D. 15 m       Missouri
NOTE:  Elizabeth is the widow of Harmon Smelser.

1870 Federal Texas Census

 

Bexar Co, TX Page 151A

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Smelzer, Gustive 40 m Clerk in Store 1500 150 Prussia
Emilia 28 f Keeping House Prussia
Gustave 3 m Texas
Louisa 1 f Texas
READES, Mary 14 f Domestic Servant Texas
NOTE: All of these persons stated their parents were both foreign born.
 
Bowie Co, TX Page 491A, Boston Post Office
Enumerated 15 Jul 1870

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Smelser, James B. 63 m Farm Laborer 1000 200 TN
James H. 16 m At School TX
Sam H. 12 m At School TX
ELLENSWORTH, Margaret 50 f House Keeper VA
Mary 12 f Domestic Servt AR
 
Brazoria Co, TX Page 571B, Brazoria Post Office
Enumerated 18 Jul 1870

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Smelser, John 46 m Laborer 300 TX
 
Brazoria Co, TX Page 564A, Precinct 2, Columbus Post Office
Enumerated 11 Jul 1870

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Smeltzer, Lee 27 m Laborer 500 500 TX
LOUIS, Joseph 27 m Laborer TX
 
Milam Co, TX Page 311B, Millertown Post Office
Enumerated 23 Aug 1870

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Smelser, James D. 35 m Farmer AL
Melissa 31 f Keeping House AL
John 6 m AL
Walter C. 4 m AL

Red River Co, TX Page 2, 

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
THANEHAN?, Thomas 51 m Grocer 900 1000 Maryland
Lucinda 50 f Keeping House TN
JACKSON, Paraley 13 f TX
SMELSER, George 12 m TX
EVANS, William 15 m clerk in grocer ?
CUFF, Robert 28 m baker ?
WIGGINS, T. H. 35 m Boot Maker Prussia
WILKY, Augusta 39 m Cabinet Maker 400 Prussia
San Saba Co, TX Page 117A, San Saba Post Office
Enumerated 27 Jul 1870

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Harris, Charles 43 m Farmer 1000 1000 MO
Susan 39 f Keeping House MO
Ann E. 20 f At home TX
Jasper 18 m At home TX
Salenia M. 15 f At home TX
Francis E. 10 f At home TX
John J. 7 m At home TX
Charles D. 4 m At home TX
SMELSER, E. 63 f At home KY
Melissa E. 27 f idiotic MO
NOTE:  E. Smelser is Elizabeth.  Susan Harris is daughter of Harmon and Elizabeth. 
 
Washington Co, TX Page 93, 3rd Precinct, Brenham
Enumerated 26 Aug 1870

NAME

AGE SEX OCCUPATION

VALUE REAL ESTATE

VALUE PERSONAL ESTATE

BIRTHPLACE
Smeltzer, James m 28 Farmer AL
Melissa f 28 Keeping House AL
John H. m 4 IL
Aaron? W. m 3 TX
John m 37 Farmer TN
Elizabeth f 38 Keeping House AL
NOTE:  This family is listed in the household of John F. McCord, a farmer from AL.


 

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