Jay 1820 Census
Franklin County, Maine

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(updated 21 December 2016)





In 1820 Jay was part of Oxford County because Franklin County had not been formed, and Jay included what is now Canton.

The full headings of the census record below are: “of ten years, and under sixteen”, “of sixteen, and under twenty-six”, etc. Note that males 16–18 were also reported in the “16–26” column.



Head of Family Males Females
Under 10 10–16 16–18 16–26 26–45 45 and over Under 10 10–16 16–26 26–45 45 and over
Alden, Joseph 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
Austin, Peter 1 1 1
Allen, Stephen 1 1 1 2 1
Austin, Abiathar 1 3 1 2 1 1
Adams, Abraham 1 1 1 1
Austin, Daniel 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
Abbot, John 3 1 1 1
Allen, Aron [Aaron] 1 1 1 2 1
Alden, Silas 1 2 1 2 1 2 1
Allen, Thomas 2 3 1 1 1 2 1
Allen, Thomas Jr. 1 1 2 1 1
Axtell, John 1 1 1 1 2 2
Alden, Alexander 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Adams, Joseph 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1
Austin, Joel 1 1 1 2 1
Austin, Abiathar 2nd 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Bennett1, Josiah 1 1 2 1 1
Brown, Aron [Aaron] 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1
Bean, Mehetable 1 1
Beson, Hosea 1 1
Bean, Sally 2 2 1
Brett1, Simeon 1
Bean, Reuben 3 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1
Bond, Joshua 1 1 1
Bean, James 1 3 1 2 1 3 2 1 1
Bean, Jeremy 3 1 1 3 1
Bean, Samuel 1 1 1
Bean, Israel 3 1 1 1
Bean, Benjamin 2 1 1 1 1
Brown, Joseph 4 1 1 1
Bartlett, Solomon 1
Bartlett, Peter 1 1 1 1 1
Blaisdell1, Ralph 1 1 1 2 2 1
Blaisdell1, John D. 1 1 2 2 1 1
Blaisdell1, Daniel 1 2 1 3 1 1 1
Blaisdell1, Levi 1 1 1 1
Blaisdell1, Daniel Jr. 1
Blaisdell1, Mehetable 2
Bassford1, Ebenezar 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Benson, Asa 1 1 1 2 1
Bacon, Josiah 1 1 1 2 1 2 2
Bell, Henry 2 1 1 1
Bryant1, Timothy 2 1 1 1 1
Bryant1, Lewis 1 1
Carver, James 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Cary, Alanson 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Crafts, Hadasah 2 1 1 1
Crafts, Joseph 2 1 1 2 2 1
Capen, Uriah 3 1 1
Chenery, William 2 1 1 1 1 1
Crafts, Rhoda 2 1 1
Crafts, Samuel 1 1 1
Crafts, Nathan 1 1 1 2 1
Crafts, John 1 1 1 1 1
Childs, Daniel 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1
Chase, William 1 3 1 1 1 1
Coolidge, Joseph 1 1 3 1 1 1
Coolidge, Joseph Jr. 2 1 1 2 1
Child, Daniel 1 2 1 1 1 1
Child, Howland 2 2 1 2 1 1
Chandler, Jacob 1 1 1 1
Cole, Samuel 2 1 1 2 2 1
Coolidge, J{…?} 1 1 1 1 1 1
Conant, Martin 2 2 1 2 1
Clark, Hannah 2 1 1
Churchill1, Thadeus 1 1
Clark, John 1 1 1
Delano, Caleb 3 1 1 1
Dascomb, Alexander 1 3 1
Dunn, Joshua 2 1 2 1
Darling, John 2 1 2 1 1 1
Dascomb, Thomas 1 1 1 2 2 1
Dike, Nathaniel 1 1 1 1 1
Dike, Fuller 5 1 1 1 1
Ellis, Philip 2 1 2 1
Eastman, Timothhy 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Eustis1, George Washington 1 1 1 1
Eustis1, Samuel W. 1 2 1 1 1
Eustis1, William 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 3
Eddy1, Zephaniah 1 1
Ellis, Martin 2 1 2 1
Foss, Samuel 1 1 1 1
Fuller, Thomas 2 1 2 1 1 3 1
Fuller, Oliver 3 1 1 1 1
Fuller, Ezra 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1
Fuller, Hilton 1 1 1
Fuller, John S. 1 1 1 3 1
Farrington, Jabez 3 1 1 1 1 2 2 1
French, William 1 1 1 1 1
Finney, Ithemar 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
French, William Jr. 1 1 1 1
French, Nancy 1
Freeman, Bethiah 1 1 1 1 1
Fuller, Charles 1 1 1 1 1
Fuller, Thomas Jr. 2 1 2 1 1
Foster, John 3 1 1 1 2
Fuller, Joseph 3 1 1 2
Fenno, Mercy 1
Goding, Jonas 2nd 1 1 1 3 1 1
Goding, Jonas 2 1 1 2 1 2 1
Goding, Isaac 1 1 3 1 1
Goding, Peter 3 2 1 3 1 2 1 2 2
Goding, William 3 1 1 1
Gray, Uriah H. 4 1 1 1 1
Gross, Reuben 1 1
Gross, William 1 1 1 1 1
Gibbs, Palatiah 1 1 2 1 1
Harlow, William 1
Hathaway, Gilbert 1 2 1 3 1 2
Holland1, Joseph 2 1 5 2 1 1 3 1 2
Holland1, Cornelius 1 1 1 1 2 1
Hyde, Joseph 1 1 1
Hyde, Sebes 1 1 4 3 1
Howard, Joel 4 2 1 3 1 2 1 1
Hannaford1, Thomas 2 1 1 1
Humphrey, Ebenezer 2 1 1 2 1 1 1
Harlow, {?} 3 1 1 1 2 1
Hagar, David 1 1
Hayden, Elisha 1 1 1 4 1 2 2 1 1
Hammond, {?}iah 1 1 1
Howland, Beriah {J.?} 1 1 1
Hinkley, B{…} 1 1
Holland1, Daniel 2 1 4 1
Hill, James 1 1 1 1 1
Hill, Samuel 1 1
Humphrey1, Israel 1 1 1 1 1
Howard, Daniel 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1
Harris, Abial 1 1 1 1
Hayford, Zeri 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Holland1, Samuel 2 1 1 1 2 2
Hawkins, Henery [Henry] 2 1 1 1 1
Huntress, Timothy 3 1 1 3 1
Hayford, Gustavus 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 1
Jackson, Nathaniel 1 1
Jackson, Samuel 1 2 1 2 2 1
Jackson, Nathaniel Jr. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Jewe{l?}, Samuel 1 2 1 1 1 1
K{…}k, {Bahard?} 1 2 1 2 2 1
Keyes, Elisha 1 1 1 1
Keyes, Ebenezer 3 1 1 1 1 1
Knock, James 1 1 1
Lathrop, Elijah 2 1 1 2
Leach, {?} 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 1
Leach, Margeret 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
L{…}, John 5 1 1 1 1 1 1
Loker, Moses 1 2 1 1 1
Laurence, Joseph 2 2 1 2 1
Lathrop, Jacob 1 1 1
Lamkin, Ariel 2 1 1 1 1
Laurence, Peter 1 1 1 2 1
Leach, Royal 1 1
Ludden, John B. 1 1 1
Ludden, Jacob 3 1 1 1 1 1
Ludden, Henry 3 1 2 1 1
Leach, Jacob 1 1 1 2 1 1
Meserve, Moses 1 1 2 1
McCollister1, Thomas 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Macomber1, Thomas 1 1
Macomber1, Joseph 1 2 1 1 3 1
Macomber1, Winchester 2 2 1 1 1 1
Morse, Nathan 1 3 1 2 1
Moore, Asa 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Merrill, Daniel 1 1 1 1
M{ehurens?}, Isaac 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Morse, John 1 1 1
Nash, Solomon 4 1 1 1 1
{Noles?}, Nehemiah 1 1 2 1
Noyes1, Stillman 1 1 1
Noyes1, Enoch 2 2 1 1 3 1 2 1
Niles, Silas 3 3 1 1 1
Porter, Betsey 1 1 1
Pratt, Timothy 1 1 1 1 3 1
Peabody, Richard 1 1 1 3 1 1
Paine, Thomas 2 1 2 1 1 2 1
Paine, Thatcher 1 1 1 1
Paine1, Moses 1 1 1
Paine, Thatcher Jr. 1 1 2 1 3 2 1 1
{?}, Sylvanus 1 2 1 1 1
Paine, Solomon 2 1
Parkhurst, Isaac 1 1 1
{?}, Hannah 1 1 1 2 2 1 1
Pike, {John?} 3 {?} 1 1 1 1
Pike, Hezekiah 1 4 1
Peters, {Patience?} 1 2
P{?}, Moor 1 1 1 1 1 1
Parsons, John 2 1 1 1 2 1
Peterson, John 1 1 1 1 1
Peterson, Benjamin 1 1 1 1 1
Pike, Zachariah 1 1
Rolling, Stephen 1 3 1 1
R{oach}, John 2 1 1 1
Reynolds, Simeon 3 1 1 1 1
Robertson, Isaac 1 1 2 2
Reynolds, Daniel 2 2 1 2 1
Richardson, Jona{than?} 1 2 1
Richardson, Edward 1
{Ross?}, Luther 1 2 3 2 1
Rowell, Daniel 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1
Richardson, Edward Jr. 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1
Richardson, Ezekiel 1 1 1 1 1
{?}, John 2 1 1 1 3 2 1
R{?}, {John?} 1 1
S{tar??}, {?}ton 1 1 1 1
Starr, James Jr. 1 2 1 2 2 1
Starr, James 2 1
Stone, Moses 2 1 1 2 1 1
Stone, Elijah 1 1 1 1 1 1
Small, Samuel 2 1 1 1 1 1
Strout, Jacob 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1
Stevens1, Jeremiah 1 2 1 1 1 2
Strout, Joshua 3 1 1 1 1
Soule1, Elijah 1
Strout, Joseph 3 1 1 1
Stevens1, Jeremiah Jr. 2 1 1 1 1
Shackley, Daniel 1 1 2 1 1 1
Shackley, Susanna 2 2 1
Simmons, Samuel 1 1
Simmons, John 3 1 1 2 1 1
Townsend, Bela 1 1 1 1 2 1
Thomas, Elisha 3 1 2 1 1
Thorne1, Thomas 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Treat, Ezekiel 3 3 1 1 1 1
Tailor, James 1 1 1 2 2
Tainter, Benjamin 1 1 1
Thompson, Galen 4 1 1 1 1
Thompson, Ira 1 1 1
Turner, Enos 1 1 1 2 2 1 1
Thompson, Alexander 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1
Tainter, Samuel 2 1 1 1
Winsl{ow?}, Samuel 1 1 1 1 1
Wood, Abel 2 1 1 3 1
Whitney, Sophia 2 1
Wright, Oliver 2 1 1 1 1
White, Jedediah Jr. 2 1 1 1
West, Isaac 1 1 1 1 1
West, Timothy 1 1 1 1 1
Wilson1, Mark 1 1 1 1 1 1
Wilson1, {J?}oan 1 1 1
White, Jedediah 2 1 1 1 1
Warner, Jonathan 2 1 1 2 1 1
Warner, Benjamin 1 1 1 1 1 1
Warren, Moses 1 1 1
Whitemore, Arnold 2 1 1 2 1 1
Whitemore, Martin 1 1
Winthrop, Thomas 3 2 1 2 1 1
Winslow, Thomas 1 1
Wiley1, Robert 2 1 1
Wood, Timothy 3 1 2 1
White, Joel 2 1 1 1
White, Francis 1 1 1
Walton, Jonathan 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1
West, Ebenezer 3 1 1
Wyman, William 1 2 1
Warren, Marshall 1 1 1 1
Wyman, Dominicus 1 4 1
York, Benjamin 1 1 2 1 1 2
Column totals 281 154 42 1592 137 104 2443 133 169 1404 96
males = 877 females = 782
families = 257 total persons = 1659


Notes:
   1The following surnames have been modified to bring them in line with current spelling: Bassford (from Basford), Bennett (Bennet), Blaisdell (Blasdell), Brett (Bret), Bryant (Bryent), Churchill (Churchell), Eddy (Edy), Eustis (Eustice), Hannaford (Hanniford), Holland (Holand), Humphrey (Humphry), Macomber (Macumber), McCollister (McColister), Noyes (Noyse), Pain (Paine), Soule (Soul), Stevens (Stephens), Thorne (Thorn), Wiley (Wyley), and Wilson (Willson).
   2Total reported in online census manuscript is 158.
   3Total reported in online census manuscript is 243.
   4Total reported in online census manuscript is 190.