1850 Census of Russia Township
(corrected by Patricia Holsworth, 2001)

Russia Township includes Oberlin, Ohio, and its immediate surroundings.
The 1850 census is an invaluable source for historians and a gem for genealogists, as well as for curiosity seekers interested in the history of Oberlin.

This census includes the following information:

"The Name of every Person whose usual place of abode on the first day of June, 1850"

Age, Sex, "Color" (categories listed are "white", "black", or "mulatto")

"Profession, Occupation, or Trade of each Male Person over 15 years of age"

"Value of Real Estate Owned"

"Place of Birth. Naming the State, Territory, or Country."


Our listing of census entries is arranged alphabetically by the last name of the household head. Subsequent members of the household are listed beneath that name.

Last name beginning with:

A - B

C - D

E - G

H - I

J - L

M - N

O - P

Q - S

T - Z