Free People of Color Listed in Mortality Schedule: 1850.

by Lisa Y. Henderson

Jane Hagens, 16, female, black, born NC, died June, “bilious f[ever]”, Wayne County.

Raiford Artice, 22, male, black, born NC, died July, farmer, unknown causes, Wayne County.

Jesse Hall, 20, male, black, born NC, died June, farmhand, bilious f[ever], Wayne County.

Robert Mitchell, 2, male, mulatto, born NC, died July, unknown causes, Wayne County.

Dempsey Read, 70, male, black, born NC, died March, hatter, unknown causes, Wayne County.

Allen Read, 60, male, black, born NC, died May, hatter, unknown reasons, Wayne County.

Hannah Croom, 43, female, mulatto, married, born Wayne County, died June, “bil fever,” Wayne County.

Gray Simmons, 33, mulatto, married, died January, farmer, pneumonia, Wayne County.

Sally Read, 80, female, mulatto, born Davis district, died January, old age, Franklin County.

Adeline(?) Finch, 26, female, mulatto, born Davis district, died December, pauper, Franklin County.

Lucy Dunstone, 30, female, black, died January, dropsy, Franklin County.

Lucy Mayho, 20 female, black, died May, unknown causes, Nash County.