Surnames: Caldwell County, 1850.

The following surnames are found among free people of color in the 1850 census of Caldwell County: ABERNETHY, ABSHER, ANDERSON, BARNETT, BEARY, BELL, BROWN, CANNER, CONLY, CRISP, DAY, DECKER, FLETCHER, FREEMAN, FURR, HOWELL, JACKSON, LOUGH,  LOVE, McCRAVY, POWELL, REEDS, SCOTT, SHEWELL, SMITH, STALLINS, TAYLOR, TURNMIRE, UNDERDOWN, UNDERWOOD and WHITMER.