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1837 Census

In 1837, an act provided for the disposition and repayment of public money. The portion of the money was to be divided among the cities, towns and plantations in proportion to their populations. A special census was taken to determine the population with the following exceptions: "1 Mar. 1837 Unorganized Plantations in Washington Co. excepting foreigners not naturalized, who have not had their residence in this State at least 4 years previous to taking said enumeration and also excepting Indians not taxed."

Location of Records at Maine State Archives: A23R14: 3-7 Box #1 Folders 6 & 8

Aroostook River

Census or Enumeration of all the inhabitants (as existing on the first day of March A.D. 1837) within the bounds of any town or organized Plantation with the following Limits in the County of Washington viz: Northerly of the south line of the Towns of Hodgdon and Linneus, [with the exceptions included above paragraph.] 

Head of Household less than 4 yrs 4 yrs to 20 yrs 21 yrs & up Total
John BECKWORTH      2 2
John BECKWORTH Snr 2 1 2 5
John RAFFORD 2 6 1 9
Elija BROWN   4 2 6
Elija RAN   3 1 4
Benjamin GARDNER 1 1 2 4
Richard HAUX 1   2 3
William STONER 2 4 2 8
Nathan GARDNER     2 2
Henry BRADLEY 2 5 2 9
Levi BRADLEY 1   2 3
John BRADLEY     2 2
Isaac THOMAS 2 6 2 10
William PILES 1 7 2 10
Lewis JOHNSON   7 2 9
Nathan BENNET     1 1
John BUTLER   1 2 3
Amos HEALD   3 2 5
Sarah BROWN   2 1 3
Jonathan OAKES   4 1 5
Nehemiah HOOPER   6 2 8
Dennis FAIRBANKS   5 2 7
Thomas FIELDS 1 1 2 4
George GRANTHAM 2 1 2 5
John ?BRYONS 2 6 2 10
Levi WORKS     1 1
Francis ARMSTRONG 2 6 2 10
Alexander COCKERIN   3 2 5
Patrick KELLEY   4 2 6
Jonathan PARKS   4 2 6
Samuel KELLEY   6 2 8
Samuel WORKS 1 3 2 6
Patrick CONLY     1 1
Israel GORN? 1 3 2 6
Anthony CAIN     1 1
Peter FOWLER     1 1
Michael CAIN     1 1
Daniel McGLOCKLIN     1 1
Daniel DEVENPORT     2 2
Samuel DEVENPORT     2 2
James ROGERS 1 1 2 4
Henry HAMILTON     2 2
Thomas AMSDEN     1 1
Frederick GREGORY 1   2 3
William DEVENPORT     2 2
Charles WESTON 1 4 2 7
Charles BOOBY 1 4 2 7
Elisabeth BOOBY   2 1 3
Alexander McDOGLE 3 5 2 10
John REDIKER 1 6 2 9
David BARKSELL   4 2 6
Benjamin WEEKS   2 2 4
John DORSEY 1 4 2 7
James CARMAN     1 1
James FITZHERBERT 1 8 2 11
Nicholas DEAN   6 2 8
Benjamin McGLOCKLIN     2 2
Michael RUSSELL   6 2 8
Mark MURRAY     2 2
Thomas WHITAKER     2 2
Robert WHITAKER   4 2 6
John Aaronds     1 1

N10R5 WELS  (Masardis)

Head of Household less than 4 yrs 4 yrs to 20 yrs 21 yrs & up Total
Thomas GOSS   2 2 4
John KNOWLEN 2 3 2 7
Sam LEAVITT     2 2
Wm COPPERTHITE     1 1
Sanford NOBLE     2 2
J. B. DOW     1 1

No. 11 Range 5 WELS (Ashland)

Head of Household less than 4 yrs 4 yrs to 20 yrs 21 yrs & up Total
Wm. DALTON 2 5 2 9
Benj HOWE 2 3 2 7
Thos NEAL     1 1
Wm BROWN     1 1
Veranus CHANDLER     1 1

No Township Given (Between No.11R5 and No.13 R3)

Head of Household less than 4 yrs 4 yrs to 20 yrs 21 yrs & up Total
Ephm CURRIER 2 6 2 10

N.13 Range  3 WELS (Washburn)

Head of Household less than 4 yrs 4 yrs to 20 yrs 21 yrs & up Total
William ESTY 2 4 2 8
Lasy FARRELL     1 1
John HICKY     1 1
Joshua CRISTIE 2 3 2 7
Wm MUMFORD 2 4 2 8
James DOUGHTY     1 1

N12 R3 WELS (Mapleton)

Head of Household less than 4 yrs 4 yrs to 20 yrs 21 yrs & up Total
Peter BULL 1 5 2 8

 

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