Sunday, December 1, 2019

Township 4, Abbot's Purchase, Maine, in the 1820 Census - became Carthage in 1826 and joined Franklin County in 1838

Township 4, Abbot's Purchase (T4 AP), Mainein the 1820 Census, then in Oxford County.  In 1826 Township 4, Abbot's Purchase, incorporated as Carthage, Maine, and in 1838 it was set off to the newly formed Franklin County.

Click here to to return to the main page for the 1820 Census in Maine, which has links to the 9 Maine Counties then in existence and, from there, to the individual Towns of the County chosen.

Note: the 1820 Census lists the names of heads of households only; see the original sheets for a tally of everyone in each household by age range and gender.

Changes since 1820:
  • Incorporated as Carthage, Maine, in 1826
  • Set off to the newly formed Franklin County in 1838
  • The eastern part of Carthage was set off in 1849 to form Plantation 4. Plantation 4 subsequently set off part in 1858 to form Perkins Plantation, which deorganized in 1901; the remainder of Plantation 4 changed its name in 1860 to Washington Plantation, also long since deorganized.

Enumerated population of Township 4 in the 1820 Census: 171 inhabitants

Enumerator: Timothy Howe

The enumeration of Township 4 consists of Sheets 106 and part of 107; use the arrow at top left to page forward.

The enumerator used phonetic spellings; be prepared to check over the entire list for the person you're researching, as different spellings may have affected alphabetization.

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

Heads of Households; Sheet Number
Moses Avery106
Joel Brown - not sure of given name106
Elisha Bennet106
Isaac Bowley106
Gideon Bowley106
Benjamin Bowley106
John Bowley106
Elijah Dasey - perhaps Elijah Daisey or Elijah Dacy106
Eliphalet Grey106
Joseph A. Holand106
Eliphalet Hardy106
Joseph Holand106
William Hunt106
Elliot Harper106
Samuel Knox106
Daniel Knox106
Nathan Morse, Jr.106
Robert Parker106
Asahel Ranger106
Nehemiah Ranger106
David D. Sarles - variant of Searles ?106
Daniel Sally106
Daniel Storer107
John Storer107
Simon Tainter107
Elisha Towne107
George Whitfield107
Benjamin Winter107
Joseph Winter107
Joseph Winter, Jr.107
Jeremiah Whitney107

Carthage, Maine, in 2019

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