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Annapolis census 1768

Key:

M = male
F = female
En. = English
Ir. = Irish
Sc. = Scotch
For. = Foreign
Am. = American Hor. = Horses
Ox. = Oxen
YC = Young Cattle
Shp. = Sheep
Sw. = Swine
Rem. = Remarks by the Author

Names M F En. Ir. Sc. For. Am. Hor. Cows Ox. YC Shp. Sw. Rem.
Bertaux, Philip 4 2 1 1 4 3 15 9 21 42 3 “A girl born this year; one male left the province”
Black, Benjamin 2 1 3
Bennett, Thomas 1 1 2 1
Balcom, Silas 2 3 1 4 4 7 7 6 18 3 Many descendants.
Barnes, Nathaniel 3 3 6 7 2 8 3
Bencrost, Samuel 5 3 8 1 Many descendants.
Bartlett, Ebenezer 1 1 2 1 1 3 None known
Bent, David 4 2 6 1 8 2 7 10 2 Many descendants.
*Bass, Joseph 5 5 10 5 2 5 14 2 Many descendants.
Baker, John 2 4 6 3 8 1 1 Many descendants.
Bellieveau, Jean 3 1 Owned two fishing boats and one schooner
Basterash, Jean 2 6 One fishing boat
*Cosby, Anne 1 4 2 4
Campbell, Robert 1 1 2
Clark, Uriah 5 3 8 1 3 4 2 16 3 Grantee of lot 34 near Kent’s
Corbett, Isaiah 2 4 6 1 3 2 3 2
Cleavland, Samuel 3 2 5 3 5 2 3
Como, Francis All Catholics and Acadians
Como, Francis, jun., and four others of same name All Catholics and Acadians
Davis, John 2 2 1 3 1 2
Dodge, Josiah 3 4 7 8 2 One male and one female born in 1767
*Dyson, Alice 1 2 1 1 1 6 2 3 7
Daniels, Asa 3 2 1 Many descendants.
Dunn, John 4 6 10 1 3 10 Many descendants.
Dugau (2) 1 2 French Acadians
*Easton, John 3 1 2 2 2 5 2 12 1 One saw mill. Descendants.
Evans, Henry 1 2 3 1 4 2 5 1 Many descendants.
Frost, John 2 1 1 2 3 2 7 3 1
Felch, Ebenezer 2 1 3 3 2 7 3 1 Many descendants.
Felch, Daniel 3 1 4 3 8 4 Many descendants.
Fisher, Nathaniel 1 1 2 1 7 2 9 6 1
Grant, David 2 1 1 2 2 1 1
Grow, Edward 2 2 7
*Gates, Oldham 6 4 10 2 5 13 18 3 Owned a fishing boat.
Gaudet, Joseph 1 3 Acadian. Owned a fishing boat.
Hardy, Aaron 1 1 2 2 2 3 5 7
Hardy, Aaron, jun. 2 4 6 4 1 4 1 Descendants.
Harris, John 5 3 2 6 2 2 2 4 4 Owned a fishing boat.
Hoar, Jonathan 4 1 5 13 18 23 27 160 3 Owned two fishing boats.
Hardwick, Henry 2 3 2 3 2 3 6 4 Descendants.
Hurd, Jacob 4 4 11 10 2 Owned grist mill and saw mill
Hooper, Thomas 5 2 7 4 4 1 1 Descendants.
Kendal, Elisha 2 5 7 2 5 10 1 Owned a grist-mill. One child born 1767
Kent, Isaac 4 3 7 1 2 9 7 10 2 Descendants.
Lecain, Francis 6 4 1 9 3 4 8 10 28 2 Many descendants.
Linsley, John 2 1 1 3 3 2 Owned fishing boat.
Lee, Thomas 1 1
*Langley, John 5 2 7 1 5 4 3 13 2 Many descendants.
Lawrence, William 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 1
Lawrence, Hannah 2 2 1 1 1 Was a Miss Messenger.
Lawrence, Jonathan 2 1 3 1 2 1 3
Lovett, Phineas 1 1 2 10 4 25 12 3 Owned a grist and saw mill.
Leblanc, Charles 3 2 1 Acadian. Fishing boat.
Morse, Abner 6 3 9 1 4 2 14 8 Child born in 1767. Wife a Church.
Morse, Samuel 2 2 4 1 4 2 4 10 4 Wife a Church.
Morgan, Ann 3 3 6 2 2 2 A widow – three sons
Mealman, Charles 3 4 2 5 1
Messenger, Ebenezer 2 2 4 2 8 4 3 20 3 Numerous descendants.
Messenger, Ebenezer, jun. 1 2 3 1 2 1 1 Numerous descendants.
Morrison, Joseph 1 1
Parker, Nathaniel 2 2 4 2 2 1 Many descendants.
Payson, Johnathan 3 3 6 4 1 2 Many descendants.
Rhodda, Stephen 1 7 8 2 2 1
Rice, Joseph 1 1 1 2 2
Rice, Judah 3 4 7 6 7 24 2
Rice, Benjamin 1 1 1 1
Rice, Margaret 1 1
Rice, John 3 3 6 2 4 9 18 3 Descendants.
Rice, Timothy 2 2 2 2 4 19 3 Descendants.
Rice, Ebenezer 1 3 4 2 2 3 2 Descendants.
Smith, John 1 4 5 1 4 2 2 1 Saw-mill – cut 4000 feet of lumber, 1767*
Sanders, Pardon 6 2 1 7 2 17 9 15 23 2
Saunders, Timothy 1 4 5 1 4 2 2 1
Simpson, Benjamin 2 2 4 Owned a saw-mill
Spurr, Michael 5 5 10 1 3 2 2
Wilkie, James 3 4 1 6 2 2 2 1 2
Walker, Robert 2 6 1 1 5 2 6 4 8 2 1
*Winniett, Magdalen 1 1 8 2 15 2
Williams, Thomas 3 3 1 5 2 5 4 2 2
Winniett, Joseph 4 5 1 8 4 8 4 6 24 1 Many descendants.
Worthylake, Ebenezer 2 2 4 1 2 1 2 Many descendants.
*Winniett, Mathew 1 1 3 2 2
Wood, Rev. Thomas 2 2 2 2 2 1 1
Wood, William 5 1 6 1 4 2 4 10 4
Wheelock, Obadiah 1 3 4 1 4 4 9 16 2 Many descendants.
Wheelock, Elias 2 1 3 1 2 4 3 1 Many descendants.
Wheelock, Joseph 2 2 5 2 5 6 1 Many descendants.
Winslow, John Howard 2 3 5 3 1 2 4 3 None.
Winchester, Nathan 5 3 8 2 2 2 3 Many descendants.
Whitman, Mercy 5 4 9 1 1 4 2 2 2 Widow.

Notes:

  1. Bass, Joseph. A brother of the first Episcopal bishop of Massachusetts. His lot was No. 58.
  2. Cosby, Anne. Sister of Joseph Winniett and widow of Lieutenant-Governor Cosby.
  3. Dyson, Alice. The mother of Mary Dyson, wife of Joseph Winniett.
  4. Easton, John. See memoirs of Easson in another part of this book.
  5. Gates, Oldham. Owned one thousand acres of land – lots Nos. 60 and 61, near Clark’s ferry.
  6. Langley, John. Had lots Nos. 83 and 84.
  7. The MS. Leaves it uncertain to which of the three names, Smith, Sanders or Saunders, the ownership of the mill is intended to be inputed. It can only be shown by reference to the original return. The Saunders family were early engaged in lumbering.
  8. Winniett, Magdalen. Widow of William Winniett, and mother of Joseph.
  9. Winnett, Mathew. Brother of Joesph; never married.
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