Broome County Census

Page 20, 1855 Colesville


First Election District of the Town of Colesville, County of Broome, New York
Taken Fifteenth day of June 1855     [Hand numbered 20, not usually official number] by W.E. Martin, Marshal

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        Mary Merrill 46 F   Wife Delaware Co 1   3                
        Edward Merrill 22 M   Child Penn     3 Farmer 1            
        Margaret S Merrill 17 F   Child Penn     3                
        Chloe J Merrill 13 F   Child Penn     3                
        George D Merrill 10 M   Child Penn     3                
165 Frame $200 175 Henry W Mayhew 34 M     Chenango 1   1 Farmer 1            
        Lovisa [?] Mayhew 45 F   Wife Penn 1   1                
        Sarah J Hyer 16 F   S. Child Chenango     1                
        Omsen[?] Mayhew 11 M   Child Otsego     1                
166 Frame $150 176 Sarah Meritt 62 F     West Chester   1 32             1  
        Josiah Meritt 10 M   Child Broome     10                
        Joseph Meritt 4 M   Child Broome     4                
      177 Enice Throop 40 M     Greene Co 1   33                
        Oscar J Throop 12 M   Child Broome     12                
        Nancy Mae Throop 9 F   Child Broome     9                
        Ann A Throop 8 F   Child Broome     8                
        Sally Throop 4 F   Child Broome     4                
        Benjamin Throop 1 M   Child Broome     1                
167 Frame $100 178 John Burrows 26 M     England 1   4 Farmer   1       1  
        Adaline Burrows 27 F   Wife Broome 1   27                
168 Frame $800 179 Abraham H Searles 52 M     Delaware Co 1   17 Farmer 1         1  
        Emily M Searles 32 F   Wife Delaware Co 1   18                
        Julia A Searles 25 F   Child Broome     17                
        Willard Searles 1 M   Child Broome     1                
        Sarah A Meritt 11 F   Child Broome     11                
        William A Meritt 9 M   Child Broome     9                
        Adelia F Meritt 7 F   Child Broome     7                
169 Frame $700 180 Jesse Meritt 58 M     Conn 1   4/12 Farmer 1         1  
        Mary Meritt 54 F   Wife Albany 1   4/12                
        Catharine Meritt 27 F   Child Otsego     4/12                
        Martin F Meritt 17 M   Child Chenango     4/12 Farmer              
        Eda A Meritt 9 F   Child Chenango     4/12                
170 Frame 200 181 Henry Wilder 58 M     N.H. 1   35 Carpenter 1         1  
        Anna Wilder 52 F   Wife Greene Co 1   43                
        Lousia Wilder 24 F   Child Broome     24                
        Seth Wilder 26 M   Child Broome     26 Farmer 1            
        Perry Wilder 22 M   Child Broome     22 Farmer 1            
        Frances Wilder 19 F   Child Broome     19                
        William Wilder 17 M   Child Broome     17 Farmer              
        Alvah Wilder 12 M   Child Broome     12                
        Elvira Jones 31 F     Broome   1 31                
        Lewis Jones 9 M   Child Broome     9                
171 Frame 300 182 Seth Woodworth 45 M     Otsego 1   33 Farmer 1            
        Mary Woodworth 46 F   Wife Chenango 1   25             1  



Column Breakdown:

  1. Dwelling numbered in order of visit
  2. Of what material built
  3. Value
  4. Families numbered in order of their visitation
  5. Name of every person whose usual place of abode on the first day of June was in this family
  6. Age
  7. Sex
  8. Color [none listed]
  9. Relationship to head of household
  10. In what county of this state, or in what other state or foreign country born
  11. Married
  12. Widowed
  13. Years resident in this city or town
  14. Occupation
  15. Voters native
  16. Voters naturalized
  17. Alien [none listed]
  18. Persons of color not taxed [none listed]
  19. Persons over 21 years who cannot read or write [none listed]
  20. Owner of land
  21. Deaf, dumb, blind, lame [none listed]


Submitted by Linda Sullivan.

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