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Huntington County

African American rural settlements documented: 0

Huntington County was established in 1832.  From the time of the first federal census taken for the county in 1840 through 1870, there were less than 15 African Americans recorded. 

Bibliography

U.S. Census, 1840: Population Schedules of the Sixth Census of the United States. Accessed July 3, 2014.

U.S. Census, 1850: Population Schedules of the Seventh Census of the United States.  Accessed July 3, 2014.

U.S. Census, 1860: Population Schedules of the Eighth Census of the United States. Accessed July 3, 2014.

U.S. Census, 1870: Population Schedules of the Ninth Census of the United States. Accessed July 3, 2014.

By Andrea Sowle,  July 3, 2014