Sunday, September 1, 2019

Brooks, Maine, in the 1820 Census (then in Hancock County; now in Waldo County)

Brooks, Maine, in the 1820 Census (then in Hancock County; now in Waldo County).

An overview of Maine in the 1820 Census, with links to the 9 counties then existing and from there to the towns then existing, appears here.

Note: The 1820 Census lists the names of heads of households only.  See the original document, linked below, for a tally of people within a household by age range and gender.

The enumerated population of Brooks, Maine, in 1820 was 318; see the names of heads of households below.

If you notice errors or have information to share on any of the people mentioned below, please leave a comment.

The enumeration of Brooks consists of Sheets 523-525; use the arrows at the top left of each page to arrow forward or back.  Another sheet notes that the population of Brooks in 1820 was 318.

Note: Some of the handwriting is smeared or difficult to interpret.  If you notice errors, please leave a comment.

Heads of Households
Phineas Ashman
Nathan Bowen
Samuel Bowen
John Cates
Daniel Clary
William Clary
Thomas S.Cram
Tristram Cram
Joseph B Cray
William Doble
William Dwelly
Daniel Edwards
Isaiah Fobes
Calvin Fogg
Joseph Freeman
Hugh Grimes
Joseph Hadner ? - possibly the Joseph Havenor who lived in Brooks during that time
Shadrach Hall
Abner Ham
Nicholas Hamlin
Paul Hanson
Amaziah Hardy
William Huxford
Libbeus Jones
Samuel Jones
Thomas R. Lane
Hannah Lang
Benjamin Lilley
Simon Lilley
Isaac Nesmith
Joshua Perry
Isaac Roberts
Daniel Roberts
Gilman Roberts
Jacob Roberts - given name hard to read, but presumably Jacob and likely Dr. Jacob Roberts, who practiced medicine in the Brooks area for about 40 years
James Roberts
Jonathan Roberts
Joseph Roberts
Jotham Roberts
Samuel Roberts
William Roberts
Benjamin Rowe
Abner Sawyer
Thomas Sawyer
Joseph Scribner
Robert Thompson
Timothy Thorndike
Samuel Waters
Samuel Whitney
Nathan Wiggin
Nathaniel Wiggin

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