Knox College Library
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The Federal Census for this year only names the head of the household and counts individuals in various other categories grouped by age. The total in the category of "free colored males & females" is three for Knox County in 1840.
p. 23 -- Knoxville, Knox County
|Joseph Allen||1 male||free colored||36 - 55 years old||no occupation indicated|
|1 female||free colored||36-55 years old||in same household|
p. 87 --
among others in the household of Henry Dunlap
1 free colored male 36-55 years old
See also the censuses of 1850 and 1860 for Knox County.
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