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Federal and State Census Index of African Americans in Niagara County, 1850-1880

This database represents the results of a search of census records from 1850, 1855, 1860, 1865, 1870, 1875, and 1880 to identify the names of African Americans who settled in Niagara County.  The purpose of this research is to attempt to identify individuals associated with the Underground Railroad in Niagara County, including people who may have escaped from slavery during the mid-nineteenth century.