Maine Genealogy Archives

1790 Census: Waterford Plantation, Cumberland County

The town of Waterford, when incorporated in 1797, straddled the county line. This explains why two overlapping enumerations exist for the township in 1790—one for Waterford Plantation in Cumberland County, the other for "Waterford Town" in York County.

Source: Heads of families at the first census of the United States taken in the year 1790: Maine [pdf]. (Washington, D. C., Govt. Print Off., 1908).

Forenames and surnames have been switched to facilitate searching.

Key to entries:

  1. Name of Head of Family.
  2. Free white males of 16 years and upward, including heads of families.
  3. Free white males under 16 years.
  4. Free white females, including heads of families.
  5. All other free persons.
  6. Slaves.

FIRST NAME

LAST NAME

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Waterford Plantation, Cumberland County
Stephen Jewet 4 1 5 0 0
Thos Green 3 1 6 0 0
Saml Warren 1 0 0 0 0
Wllm Gates 1 1 2 0 0
Asa Johnson 2 0 3 0 0
Phillip Orr 4 0 2 0 0
Richard Bryant 1 0 2 0 0
Phineas Sampson 1 0 2 0 0
David Whitcomb 1 0 0 0 0
John Chamberlain 1 0 0 0 0
Ely Longley 1 1 3 0 0
Silas Brown 1 2 2 0 0
Thaddeus Brown 1 2 2 0 0
Ephraim Chamberlain 1 1 2 0 0
John Russ 2 0 3 0 0
Phineas Whitney 1 2 3 0 0
Jona Stickney 2 0 0 0 0
Jonas Homan 1 2 1 0 0
David McWane 1 0 0 0 0
Jona Longley 1 2 3 0 0
Africa Hamblen 1 1 2 0 0
America Hamblen 3 1 2 0 0
Ezra Jewel 1 2 3 0 0
Israel Hale 1 2 3 0 0
Oliver Hapgood 1 1 3 0 0
Jona Robbins 1 1 1 0 0
Oliver Hale 1 1 3 0 0
Jacob Gibson 1 1 1 0 0
Daniel Barker 3 0 2 0 0
John Holland 2 2 2 0 0
Asaph Brown 2 1 3 0 0
Jona Houghton 1 1 3 0 0
John Jewel 1 1 2 0 0
Stephen Sanderson 2 2 2 0 0
Nathl Chamberlain 2 0 0 0 0
Benjn Hale 1 0 0 0 0