U.S. Census

Rusk families born in Ireland (partial list from 1850. . . to be continued): 

1850 U.S. Census. 1164/1501.  Municipality 2 Ward 3, New Orleans, Louisiana. Roll: M432_237; Page: 139
Thos. Clapper/Claffen/Claffey?, age 31, b. Ireland. Watchman.
Mrs. Claffey, age 25, b. Louisiana.
Thos. Claffey, age 4, b. ??
John Hooks, age 23, b. Ireland. Occup: Finisher.
Matthew Logan, age 23, b. Ireland. Occup: Copper Smith.
David Rusk, age 24, b. Ireland. Occup: Carpenter.
Jas. Mahers, age 18, b. Ireland. Occup: Copper Smith.
Perry Leary, age 28, b. Ireland. Occup:  ??
Mary Whinb?, age 19, b. Louisiana.
Michl Claffen, age 5/12, b. Arkansas. 

1850 U.S. Census.  1143/1316.  Representative District 3, Orleans, Louisiana.  Roll: M432_234; Page: 191.
Hugh Rusk, age 35, b. Ireland. Occup: Carpenter.
Note:  Living with several other Irishmen, including surnames: Murphy, Fitzimons, McFadden, Stazy, . . .

1850 U.S. Census. 383/488.  Ward 4, City of St. Louis, Missouri.  Roll: M432_417; Page: 45
Pat Rusk, age 30, b. Ireland. Occup: Drayman.
Ann Rusk, age 25, b. Ireland.
Bridget Rusk, age 2, b. Louisiana.
Anthony Rusk, age 35, b. Ireland. Occup: Laborer
Catherine Hall, age 34, b. New York.
Mary Hall, age 10, b. New York. Attended School.
Edward Rusk, age 24/26, b. Ireland. Occup: Laborer.

1850 U.S. Census.  430/914.  Ward 5, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.  Roll: M432_518; Page: 55. Note:  Living in household with several other families.
George Rusk, age 26, b. Ireland.  Occup: None.
Mary Rusk, age 25, b. Ireland.

1850 U.S. Census. 893/2259. New York City, Ward 8.  New York County, New York. Roll: M432_542; Page: 290. Note: Two other families in Dwelling, not Rusk, not from Ireland.
Harvey Wilkins, age 33, b. New York. Occup: Blacksmith.
Rebecca Wilkins, age 25, b. New York.
William Wikins, age 12, b. New York. Attended School.
Harvey Wilkins, age 10, b. New York. Attended School.
Hannah Wilkins, age 3, b. New York.
Sarah Powers, age 5, b. New York.
Elizabeth Powers, age 8, b. New York.
Eliza Rusk, age 22, b. Ireland.

1850 U.S. Census. New York City, Ward 9, District 2.  New York County, New York. 1727.  Roll: M432_544; Page: 286.  Note:  Living in a dwelling house with several other families.  Likely apartments.  Several others from Ireland.
William Rusk, age 35, b. Ireland. Laborer.
Margret Rusk, age 30, b. Ireland?
Robert Rusk, age 3, b. NY.
James Rusk, age 2, b. NY.
Jane Rusk, age 1, b. NY.

1850 U.S. Census.  358/688.  Ward 19.  New York City, New York County, New York.  Roll: M432_559; Page: 44.  Note: Several other families listed in same dwelling house.  Many from Ireland (including Egan).
Geo. Rusk, age 77, b. Ireland. Occup: Laborer.
Eliza Rusk, age 25, b. Ireland.
Emer McCane, age 18, b. Ireland.
Margt Eagan, age 18, b. Ireland.

1850 U.S. Census.  Callicoon, Sullivan County, New York.  Roll: M432_603; Page: 171. Note: Living in household with Hartley family and several other Irish laborers of various surnames.
Erastus Rusk, age 26, b. Ireland.  Occup: Laborer.

1850 U.S. Census.  30/85. Mount Pleasant, Westchester, New York.  Roll: M432_614; Page: 336.  Note: Listed at a boarding school.
William P. Lyon, age 37, b. U.S. Occup: Teacher.
James Rusk, age 27, b. Ireland.

1850 U.S. Census. 66/72. Spring Garden Ward 3, Precinct 2, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Robert Rusk, age 42, b. Ireland.  Occup: Hatter.  Real Estate Value: $1,800.
Jane Rusk, age 41, b. Ireland.
Note:  They are living in the household of Sarah C. Guyant, age 32, b. Pennsylvania. Sarah’s children are: Frances, age 12; Emma, age 10; Henry, age 5; and Eugenia Guyant, age 31/2; all born in Pennsylvania.

1850 U.S. Census.  578/578. Centre Township, Guernsey County, Ohio. Roll: M432_684; Page: 169.
William Rusk, age 42, b. Ireland. Farmer.
Margaret Rusk, age 31, b. Ireland.
Samuel Rusk, age 11, b. Ireland. Attended School.
George Rusk, age 9, b. Ohio. Attended School.
Margaret Rusk, age 7, b. Ohio. Attended School.
Nancy Rusk, age 5, b. Ohio. Attended School.
Robt. Rusk, age 1, b. Ohio.

1850 U.S. Census.  Ward 2, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Roll: M432_687; Page: 101
Joseph Huber, age 29, b. Germany.  Occup: Inn Keeper.
. . .
Charles Rusk, age 20, b. Ireland.  Occup: Plaster.
. . . (several others in household not Rusks or from Ireland).

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