Maine Genealogy Archives

Shakers in New Gloucester, 1870

Source: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, Roll 540.

FIRST NAME

LAST NAME

The Society's real estate was valued at $43,000, its personal estate at $10,000. All members of the Society are included in the same "family," but lived in seven dwelling houses. The first three persons listed are identified as "Trustees and Overseers of United Society." Individuals who attended school within the year are marked with an asterisk (*). Forenames and surnames have been switched to facilitate searching.
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[First Dwelling House]
Otis Sawyer, 55, male, white, Trustee and Overseer, b. Maine
Hewitt Chandler, 37, male, white, Trustee and Overseer, b. Maine
Samuel Kendrick, 59, male, white, Trustee and Overseer, b. Massachusetts
Joseph Brackett, 73, male, white, Gardener, b. Maine
Josiah Noyes, 62, male, white, Wool Carder, b. Maine
Thomas Noyes, 58, male, white, Miller, b. Maine

[Second Dwelling House]
Henry L. Davidson, 32, male, white, Gardener, b. Massachusetts
Granville Merrill, 30, male, white, Wooden Ware Maker, b. Maine
Ruel Williams, 24, male, white, Farmer, b. Maine
Herbert West, 20, male, white, Works on Farm, b. Maine
Edward Webster, 18, male, white, Seive Maker, b. Maine
*Thaddeus Hammond, 9, male, white, Attending School, b. Maine
*Frank Hunt, 8, male, white, Attending School, b. Maine

[Third Dwelling House]
*William Pratt, 5, male, white, Attending School, b. Maine
John Brown, 80, male, white, Gardener, b. London, England [both parents of foreign birth]
Hester A. Adams, female, white, Preacher, b. New Hampshire
Mary A. Gillispie, 41, female, white, Preacher, b. New Hampshire
Mary A. Hill, 70, female, white, Deaconess, b. Maine
Celia Saunders, 60, female, white, House Keeper, b. Maine
Mary A. Jones, 59, female, white, House Keeper, b. Maine

[Fourth Dwelling House]
Lucretia Dutton, 54, female, white, Tailoress, b. Maine
Charlotte Thomas, 83, female, white, Physician, b. Massachusetts
Anna Hurd, 78, female, white, Weaver, b. New Hampshire
Lydia Littlefield, 77, female, white, Seamstress, b. Maine
Betsey Littlefield, 69, female, white, House Keeper, b. Maine
Nancy Pierce, 73, female, white, House Keeper, b. Maine

[Fifth Dwelling house]
Ruth Butler, 67, female, white, House Keeper, b. Maine
Deborah Fuller, 67, female, white, Physician, b. Maine
Lavina McIntire, 63, female, white, Dairy Woman, b. Maine
Eliza Abbott, 62, female, white, Seamstress, b. Maine
Adaline Haskell, 45, female, white, House Keeper, b. Maine
Arvilla Morrison, 42, female, white, Dress Maker, b. New Hampshire
Aurelia J. Mace, 35, female, white, School teacher, b. Maine
Almira Bartlett, 27, female, white, Fancy Goods Maker, b. Maine

[Sixth Dwelling House]
*Clara Blanchard, 18, female, white, House Keeper, b. Maine
*Cyrena Douglass, 17, female, white, House Keeper, b. Maine
*Sarah L. Fletcher, 17, female, white, House Keeper, b. Maine
*Amanda Stickney, 16, female, white, House Keeper, b. Maine
*Lizzie Dunn, 16, female, white, House Keeper, b. Maine
*Mary E. Douglass, 15, female, white, House Keeper, b. ______


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[Seventh Dwelling House]
*Ellen O. Whitney, 13, female, white, Attending School, b. Maine
*Lily D. Bubier, 13, female, white, Attending School, b. Massachusetts
*Frances Cannel, 10, female, white, Attending School, b. Maine
*Prudence Stickney, 9, female, white, Attending School, b. Maine
John Coffin, 77, male, white, Gardener, b. Maine