1837 Census of Benedicta, Aroostook Co, Maine
(Township 2 Range 5 WELS)

Benedicta, Aroostook County, Maine bounds: Sherman, Silver Ridge, 1R5 WELS, Herseytown.
Previous designation f Benedicta is the west half of 2R5 WELS and was settled in 1834. Benedicta
was incorporated on 1 Feb 1873 as the 432nd town in Maine.

The town was named in the hour of Bishop Benedict Fenwick, of Boston, MA, who purchased it of the State of
Massachusetts. Settled by David and Joseph Leavitt. The town was disorganized Feb 1987. This was a
Catholic Township in 1837.


1837 Census of Benedicta, Maine
Head of Household Persons under 4 Persons 4 to 21 Persons over 21 Total
William Brown 1 2 2 5
John Buske 0 0 2 2
John Kearnes 1 0 3 4
Daniel Brackett 2 3 2 7
Timothy Dorsey 0 0 3 3
James Dee 1 0 3 4
John McMamara 0 2 2 4
Nicholas Larkin 1 3 2 6
John Millman 2 3 2 7
Joseph Leavitt 3 2 8 13
Nicholas Broadrick 1 7 2 10
Christopher Kegan 0 1 2 3
Thomas Casey 1 2 2 5
William Crook 1 0 2 3
Jeseh Baggatt 0 1 1 2
Edward Swinney
or
Edward Sweeney
0 0 1 1


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