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Includes present day Mariposa, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, Kern, much of Mono and Inyo, and parts of San Benito, Los Angeles, and San Bernadino counties

Index to heads of households from: Alan P. Bowman, Index to the 1850 Census of the State of California, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1972). Scanned and formatted by Ken Doig, host of Madera County GenWeb.  

California joined the United States of America on 9 September 1850, after most other states had completed their census. The first census in Mariposa County was conducted between 23 October 1850 and 19 March 1851.

Shackleford, Jas 29 OH 98;

Shackleford, Jas L -- OH 89