Wednesday Research Report

Hartford. 342 individuals – the largest number so far. 140 households, 52 of them nonwhite. That’s a long list of people to report, but here we go:

Prince    Swan    3
James    Williams 3
Timothy    Oliver    4
William    Randell    3
William    Bates    2
John    Duress    2
Charles    Monroe    3
Lucien    Evans    3
Ruth    Magira    4
Frank    Scranton 2
Philip    Swan    2
Isaac    Williams 3
Nelson    Beardsly 4
Mary    Allyn    6
Primas    Babcock    6
George    Gausson    7
Lois    Apes    3
George    Seymour    11
William    Cammeron 4
George    Callis    4
Catherine Dee    3
Amos    Robbins    4
Samuel    Seton    7
Gift    Johnson    4
George    Johnson    6
Daniel    Heath    2
Lemuel    Cross    3
Kellis Martin Case 3
Thomas    McShean    3
Betsey    Robinson 5
John    Garrison 3
William    Saunder    7
Joseph    Chesbrough 5
Lucretia Chesbrough 4
Peleg    Carter    4
Henry    Sherman    12
Mabel    Jacobs    5
Benjamin Jackson 4
Peter    Hall    2
Frances    Demourt    10
Benjamin Brown    2
James    Morrison 3
Augustus Nichols 7
George    Adams    3
Tamer    Thomas    3
Timothy    Tyler    3
William    Thompson 3
Tussane    Oart    2
Silas    Warner    3
Hager    Ero    2
Providence Freeman 4
John    Blackston 4

Lois Apes was almost certainly related to William Apess (1798-1839), a famous mixed-race Pequot Methodist minister.

Hartland, the next town in the county, has only 16 pages of census records. And only 5 non-white people, all living in white families.

Manchester has 20 pages of census. 11 nonwhite people in 8 households. Only one of those was nonwhite-headed – that of Daniel Brooks and his (presumed) wife and daughter.

Marlborough has 10 pages of census. 17 nonwhite people in 7 households, 3 headed by nonwhites:

Clarissa Butler    2
Luther Thomas    3
Asher Russell    6

Next up: Simsbury, 36 pages of census.

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