Maine Genealogy Archives

1790 Census: Waterford, York 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 Town, York County
Stephen Sanderson 1 2 3 0 0
Joseph Barker 1 2 0 0 0
Jonathan Holton 2 2 2 0 0
John Jewel 1 2 1 0 0
Asaph Brown 1 1 4 0 0
Richard Bryant 1 1 2 0 0
Jonathan Robbins 1 1 1 0 0
Stephen Jewet 4 1 5 0 0
Thoms Green 3 1 5 0 0
William Gates 1 1 2 0 0
Asa Johnson 1 0 3 0 0
Phillip Hor 4 0 2 0 0
Phinehas Sampson 1 0 3 0 0
Eli Langley 2 1 3 0 0
Silas Brown 1 1 2 0 0
Thaddeus Brown 1 2 2 0 0
Ephraim Chamberlain 1 1 2 0 0
John Nurse 1 0 3 0 0
James Homan 3 2 1 0 0
David McWane 1 0 0 0 0
Jonathan Langley 1 2 2 0 0
John Atherington 1 0 1 0 0
Africa Hamlin 1 1 3 0 0
America Hamlin 1 2 3 0 0
Ezra Jewel 2 2 3 0 0
Oliver Hale 1 1 2 0 0
Israel Hale 1 0 4 0 0
Oliver Hapgood 1 3 3 0 0
Joshua Whitney 1 1 3 0 0
Phinehas Whitney 1 2 3 0 0
Nathl Chamberlain 2 0 1 0 0