Maine Genealogy Archives

Shakers in New Gloucester, 1850

Source: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, Roll 250.

FIRST NAME

LAST NAME

In the margin is the note, "United Society of Shakers." The Society inhabited four dwelling houses, their real estate valued at $20,000. The first two persons listed are identified as "Trustees." Individuals who attended school within the year are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Otis Sawyer, 35, male, Mechanic, b. Me.
Ransom Gilman, 30, male, Farmer, b. Me.
Joseph Briggs, 84, male, Gardiner, b. Mass.
George Parsons, 84, male, Cooper, b. Mass.
James Holmes, 78, male, Cooper, b. Mass.
Levi Holmes, 70, male, Cooper, b. Me.
James Coffin, 60, male, Farmer, b. Me.
John Coffin, 58, male, Farmer, b. Me.
John Brown, 60, male, Farmer, b. Eng.
*Isaac Goodwin, 18, male, Farmer, b. Me.
*Huet Chandler, 17, male, Farmer, b. Me.
*Ezra Goodwin, 15, male, Farmer, b. Me.
*Peter Knight, 16, male, Farmer, b. Me.
*David Ferro, 14, male, b. N. B.
*Otis Cox, 13, male, b. Me.
*Augustus Bragdon, 14, male, b. Me.
*John Bragdon, 12, male, b. Me.
*Oscar Jaquith, 12, male, b. Me.
*Wm Wheeler, 11, male, b. Me.
*Gilbert Bubier, 11, male, b. Me.
*Geo. Morrison, 9, male, b. Me.
*Edwd Larrabee, 12, male, b. Me.
Mercy Briggs, 74, female, b. Mass.
Ruth Holmes, 78, female, b. Mass.
Louis Carle, 78, female, b. Me.
Deborah Pote, 76, female, b. Me.
Elenor Stenchfield, 77, female, b. Me.
Molly Fuller, 65, female, b. Me.
Lucy Holmes, 65, female, b. Me.
Lucy Dutton, 72, female, b. Me.
Lydia Crowell, 75, female, b. Me.
Charlotte Thomas, 61, female, b. Me.
Abigail Frost, 62, female, b. Me.
Hannah Swett, 60, female, b. Me.
Lydia Littlefield, 58, female, b. Me.
Nancy Pierce, 49, female, b. Me.
Sarah Palmer, 54, female, b. Me.
Betsy Littlefield, 49, female, b. Me.
Ruth Butler, 48, female, b. Me.
Lavina McIntire, 43, female, b. Me.
Lydia Dutton, 42, female, b. Me.
Elisabeth Abbot, 42, female, Deaconess, b. Me.


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Rosanna Crowell, 40, female, b. Me.
Celia Sanders, 39, female, b. Me.
Mary J. Jones, 39, female, b. Me.
Hannah Dutton, 37, female, b. Me.
Lucretia Dutton, 34, female, b. Me.
Sophia Dutton, 32, female, b. Me.
Sarah Mace, 26, female, b. Me.
Adeline Jacobs, 24, female, b. Me.
Olive Goodwin, 21, female, b. Me.
Rosetta Crowell, 20, female, b. Me.
Lydia Mace, 19, female, b. Me.
*Deborah Cummings, 16, female, b. Me.
*Merriam Metcalf, 17, female, b. Me.
*Silvina Crowell, 16, female, b. Me.
*Martha Goodwin, 16, female, b. Me.
*Esther Cummings, 14, female, b. Me.
*Elisabeth Wheeler, 14, female, b. Me.
*Augusta Campbell, 12, female, b. Me.
*Amanda Metcalf, 8, female, b. Me.
*Elisabeth Morrison, 7, female, b. Me.
*Frances Gower, 11, female, b. Me.
*Georgianna Gower, 7, female, b. Me.
Joseph Brackett, 53, male, Elder, b. Me.
Rebecca Hodgdon, 70, female, Spiritual teacher, b. Me.
Deborah Fuller, 47, female, Spiritual teacher, b. Me.
John Harrington, 25, male, Laborer, b. Ireland
Abner Wade, 38, male, Laborer, b. Me.
Aurelia Mace, 14, female, b. Me.