1855 NY State Census
Town of Poestenkill

Census information on this page was copied from microfilm located at the New York State Library and from the original located at the Rensselaer County Clerk's Office. It was submitted by the late Janet Derbyshire. In 1855, the Town of Poestenkill contained the hamlets of Poestenkill, East Poestenkill and Barberville.

Columns
1 - Dwellings numbered in the order of visitation
2 - Families numbered in the order of visitation
3 - Name of every person whose usual place of abode on the first day of June was in this family
4 - Age
5 - Sex: m = male, f = female
6 - Color: w = white, b = black, m = mulatto
7 - Relationship to head of family
8 - Place of birth, being what county of this State or in what other State or Foreign country born
9 - Married or Widowed: mar = married, wid = widowed
10 - Years resident in this city or town
11 - Profession, trade or occupation
12 - Citizenship: nv = native, nz = naturalized, al = alien
13 - Persons over 21 years who cannot read and write: cnrw = cannot read and write
14 - Whether or not owns land: ol = owns land
15 - Of what material house is built
16 - Value of house


1855 NY State Census, Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer County, NY (page 1)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
  1   1 COOPER, George H.           22 m w w           Rensselaer    mar    18 farmer          nv    ol      frame $400
                Margaret E.         19 f w  wife       Schoharie     mar     8
                Franklin C.       4/12 m w  son        Rensselaer
        BARBER, Mary                21 f w  servant    Germany           11/12
        WATERMAN, Ferdinand         21 m w             Germany               4 farmer          al
  2   2 WEAR, Christian             32 m w             Germany       mar     4 farmer          al            frame
              Henrietta             32 f w  wife       Germany       mar     2                 al
              Matilda               12 f w  daughter   Germany               2                 al
              Edward                10 m w  son        Germany               2                 al
  3   3 FERGUSON, Rebecca           53 f w             Rensselaer    wid    50                       ol      frame $300
                  Wm Henry          22 m w  son        Rensselaer           22 farmer          nv
                  Michael           21 m w  son        Rensselaer           22 farmer          nv
        HAYNER, Philip              88 m w  father     Rensselaer    wid    88 farmer          nv
  4   4 WATTENPAUGH, Paul           62 m w             Rensselaer    mar    62 carpenter       nv    ol      frame $300
                     Margaret       62 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    62
  5   5 COOPER, Christian C.        61 m w             Rensselaer    mar    21 carpenter       nv    ol      frame $600
                Mary                63 f w  wife       Columbia      mar    21
                Hannah              24 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           21
  6   6 JACOBS, Paul                33 m w             Germany       mar     4 farmer          al            frame
                Marier              33 f w  wife       Germany       mar     1                 al
                Amelia           11/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
  7   7 HANYER, Esaus               27 m w             Rensselaer    mar     3 farmer          nv    ol      frame $700
                Martha              25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     3                 nv
                Edgar                5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
  8   8 HAYNER, John F.             30 m w             Rensselaer    mar    30 farmer          nv    ol      frame $1000
                Eleanor             26 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     8
                Adison               2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
        ARNST, Catharine            17 f w  servant    Germany               4                 al
  9   9 HAYNER, George S.           23 m w             Rensselaer    mar    23 farmer          nv    ol      frame
                Phebe R.            20 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     2
                Justice D.        9/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         9/12
        FRITS, Agnes                26 f w  servant    Germany               1                 al
 10  10 HAYNER, Philip G.           60 m w             Rensselaer    mar    60 lumberman       nv    ol      frame
                Marie               47 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     4
        WESTFALL, Sarah             12 f w  boarder    Rensselaer            6
 11  11 BEDELLE, Alexander          32 m w             Massachusetts mar     2 farmer          nv    ol      frame
                 Lucy E.            27 f w  wife       Saratoga      mar     2
                 Ellen E.        10/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer        10/12
 12  12 LIFITE, Stephen             37 m w             Rensselaer           37 farmer          nv    ol cnrw frame
                Margaret            33 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    10                          cnrw
                John H.              9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
                Jesse                8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
                George               3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
 13  13 LIFITE, Nicholas            31 m w             Rensselaer           31 farmer                ol      frame
                Mariah              27 f w  wife       Rensselaer           27

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 2)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
 14  14         John                70 m w             Rensselaer           10                 nv    ol cnrw frame $200
                Eve                 41 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    41
 15  15 KILLMORE, John              53 m w             Rensselaer    mar    53 farmer          nv    ol      frame $1000
                  Susan             47 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    47
                  Philip            75 m w  father     Rensselaer    wid    75                 nv    ol
        ROSENBURGH, Peter           12 m w  boarder    Germany               7
 16  16 KILLMORE, William A.        33 m w             Rensselaer    mar    33 farmer          nv    ol      frame $800
                  Almira            35 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    35
                  Alden          11/12 m w  son        Rensselaer        11/12
 17  17 MINKLER, Jacob              28 m w             Rensselaer           28                 nv            frame $400
                 Lucy A             26 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    26
                 Alana J.            1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer    ma?     1
 18  18 LINK, William P.            49 m w             Columbia      mar     3 farmer          nv    ol      frame $800
              Elizabeth             47 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    47
              Philo                 16 m w  son        Rensselaer           16
              Malvina               12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
        BLUER, William              70 m w  boarder    Rensselaer           70
 19  19 ACKER, Philip               31 m w             Germany       mar     6                 al            frame $200
               Mary                 33 f w  wife       Germany       mar     6
               Catharine             5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
 20  20 RUSH, Joseph                37 m w             Germany       mar     4                 al            frame $100
              Margaret              35 f w  wife       Germany               4
              Christiana             9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
              Caroline               6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
              George                 4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
 21  21 CIPPERLY, David             48 m w             Rensselaer           48 sawyer          nv    ol cnrw frame $100
 22  22 KILLMORE, Margaret          65 f w             Columbia      wid    32                       ol      frame $200
        MILLER, Jacob               39 m w  servant    Germany               6
                Catharine           32 f w  servant    Germany               6
                Leopold              2 m w             Rensselaer            2
 23  22 SPENCER, Manson             33 m w             Rensselaer           33 teamster        nv            frame $300
                 Cynthia A.         21 f w  wife       Rensselaer           21
 23  23 SPENCER, Talman             60 m w             Rensselaer           40 farmer          nv    ol      frame $300
                 Jeremiah            7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
        CARMODY, Mary               27 f w  servant    Ireland               4
 24  24 MILLER, John J.             44 m w             Rensselaer           44 farmer          nv    ol      frame $500
                Catharine A.        43 f w  wife       Rensselaer           43
        DAVIS, Martha J.            10 f w  niece      Rensselaer           10
 25  25 SLAUGHTER, Cornelius        42 m w             Rensselaer           42 carpenter       nv    ol      frame $200
                   Emily            37 f w  wife       Rensselaer           37
                   Mary E.          14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
                   Sarah Catharine  11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11
 26  26 KILLMORE, John N.           34 m w             Rensselaer           30 farmer          nv            frame
                  Jane E.           40 f w  wife       Rensselaer           20
                  David H.          17 m w  son        Rensselaer

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 3)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                  Sarah R.          14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
                  John W.            6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
 27  27 SHOUSTER, John              45 m w             Germany       mar     9 farmer          nz    ol      frame $150
                  Mary              42 f w  wife       Germany       mar     9
 28  28 LINK, Stephen               45 m w             Rensselaer           45 farmer          nv    ol      frame $1500
              Eliza                 40 f w  wife       Rensselaer           40
              Lorenzo P.            14 m w  son        Rensselaer           14
              Calvin                 6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
 29  29 LINK, Martin                39 m w             Rensselaer           39 farmer          nv    ol      frame $700
              Sally Ann             42 f w  wife       Rensselaer           42
              Hannah E.             14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14                 nv
        THOMPSON, Elizabeth         65 f w  mother     Rensselaer           24
        HOFFMAN, Caroline           28 f w             Germany               4
 30  30 SHNOPP, John                34 m w             Germany               4 laborer         al    ol      frame $50
                Caroline            34 f w  wife       Germany               4
                Mary                 6 f w  daughter   Germany               4
                John                 4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
                Caroline             2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
                Joseph            3/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         3/12
 31  31 PATSOLT, George             36 m w             Germany               6 farmer          al    ol      frame $150
                 Margaret           42 f w  wife       Germany               6
                 Caroline           13 f w  daughter   Germany               6
 32  32 PICKET, Lewis               45 m w             Germany              17 farmer          nz    ol      frame $200
                Catharine           43 f w  wife       Germany              17
                Margaret            12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
                Jacob                8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
                Hannah               6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
                Harriet              4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
                Pamilia              1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 33  33 MELANCE, Frederick          40 m w             Germany               2 carpenter       al            frame $150
                 Harriet            37 f w  wife       Germany               2
                 Harriet            11 f w  daughter   Germany               2
                 Ferdinand           9 m w  son        Germany               2
                 Eliza               6 f w  daughter   Germany               2
                 William             3 m w  son        Germany               2
 34  34 SNYDER, John                42 m w             Rensselaer           24 farmer          nv    ol      frame
                Belinda             40 f w  wife       Rensselaer           40
                Mary                11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11
                Martha               9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
                Catharine            6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
                Clarissa             4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4                 nz
 35  35 BOTTLE, John                27 m w             Germany               6                               frame $50
                Margaret            23 f w  wife       Germany               6
                Mary                 3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
        TAYLOR, Cornelius           50 m w             Rensselaer           50 laborer         nv

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 4)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
 36  36 WHYLAND, Leonard, Jr.       44 m w             Rensselaer    mar     4 farmer          nv    ol      frame $400
                 Jane               35 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     4
                 Evaline            14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
                 Euphemia           12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
                 William H.         10 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
 37  37 SICKLIN, John               47 m w             Germany       mar     1 farmer          al            frame
                 Barbara            31 f w  wife       Germany       mar     1
                 Conrad              7 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
                 Delina              5 m w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
                 Mariah              1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 38  38 SNYDER, Peter               27 m w             Rensselaer    mar    27 farmer          nv    ol      frame $700
                Sarah               21 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    21
        WINDEN, John                18 m w  servant    Rensselaer            9
        DONNELY, Mariah             24 f w  servant    Rensselaer    wid     2
 39  39 SLAUGHTER, Polly            61 f w             Columbia      wid    45 farmer                ol      frame $600
                   Joseph           37 m w  son        Rensselaer           37                 nv    ol
                   John             27 m w  son        Rensselaer    mar    27                 nv    ol
                   Ann Mariah       27 f w  daughter   Rensselaer    mar    27
                   William          57 m w  brother    Rensselaer    mar    57                 nv (idiotic)
                   Catharine L.      9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
                   Charles E.        5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
                   Jesse A.          2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
 40  40 SLAUGHTER, William          40 m w             Rensselaer    mar    40 farmer                ol      frame $500
                   Eliza            45 f w  wife       Schoharie     mar    18
                   Mary             13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
                   David             9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
                   Margaret          5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
 41  41 MILLER, Margaret            45 f w             Rensselaer    wid    45                               frame $200
                John                20 m w  son        Rensselaer           20
                Peter               17 m w  son        Rensselaer           17
                Sally                9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
 42  42 MENICK, Jacob               58 m w             Rensselaer    mar    58 farmer          nv    ol      frame
                Margaret            52 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    52                 nv
                Peter H.            27 m w  son        Rensselaer           27                 nv
                Jacob. Jr.          25 m w  son        Rensselaer           25 (idiotic)
                Mary                22 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           22
                Eliza               20 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           20
                Alexander           18 m w  son        Rensselaer           18
 43  43 MILLER, John                72 m w             Rensselaer    m&w    72 farmer          nv    ol      frame
                Elizabeth           25 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           25
                Catharine A.        24 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           24
                Lawrence            23 m w  son        Rensselaer           23
 44  44 SNYDER, Barney              41 m w             Rensselaer    mar    41 farmer                ol      frame
 45  45 FLINT, John M.              34 m w             Rensselaer    mar     2 farmer          nv            frame
               Sarah                25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     2

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 5)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
               Charles F.            4 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
               Alida C.              2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
 46  46 FLINT, Eleazor              58 m w             Massachusetts mar    36 farmer          nv    ol      frame $200
               Hannah               57 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    57
 47  47 MILLHUYSER, John            36 m w             Germany               1                 al            frame $100
                    Catharine       30 f w  wife       Germany               1
 48  48 MOORE, Barney               42 m w             Rensselaer    mar    42 farmer          nv    ol cnrw frame $100
               Mary A.              32 f w  wife       Ireland       mar     9
               Eliza J.              8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
               Ellen                 6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
               John A.               2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
 49  49 ASHLEY, John                55 m w             Columbia      mar    20 farmer          nv            frame $100
                Asema               54 f w  wife       Columbia      mar    20
                Polly Ann           22 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           20
                Christina           19 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           19
                Eliza J.            15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
 50  50 BROGUE, William             54 m w             Dutchess      mar    20 farmer          nv            frame $150
                Charity L.          48 f w  wife       Columbia      mar    20
                Charles             10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
                Oscar                5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
                Elbert              22 m w  son        Rensselaer    mar    20                 nv
                Sarah               21 f w  daughter   Rensselaer    mar    20
        HARGER, Sally               15 f w  niece      Rensselaer           15
 51  51 BROWNHART, Harman           38 m w             Germany               2 laborer         al            frame $100
                   Anamartha        34 f w  wife       Germany               2
                   Martha            3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
 52  52 WITHEY, Rufus               56 m w             Rensselaer    mar    56 farmer          nv    ol      frame
                Mary                51 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar
                Charles             26 m w  son        Rensselaer           26                 nv
                Clarisa An          22 f w  daughter   Rensselaer    mar    22
                Henry               61 m w  brother    Rensselaer           61                 nv
        TRAVER, Alva                25 m w  son        Rensselaer    mar    25                 nv
 53  53 WITHEY, John                59 m w             Rensselaer    mar    59                 nv    ol      frame $250
                Sarah Ann           57 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    22
 54  54 VOSBURGH, John I.           57 m w             Columbia      mar    30 farmer          nv    ol      frame $250
                  Sarah             57 f w  wife       Rensselaer           40
                  Philo             37 m w  son        Rensselaer    mar    37
                  Sophia            35 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           35
 55  55 VOSBURGH, John              35 m w             Rensselaer    mar    35 farmer          nv            frame
                  Elizabeth         34 f w  wife       Rensselaer           34
                  Willard J.      2/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         2/12
 56  56 MILLER, John M.             39 m w             Rensselaer    mar    39 farmer          nv    ol      frame
                Jane                38 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    38
                Mary E.             13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
                Harriet A.           3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 6)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
        CLAPPER, Sarah              24 f w  sister     Rensselaer           24
        WILKASON, Hiram             23 m w  boarder    Rensselaer           23
 57  57 MILLER, John                40 m w             Germany       mar     4                 al    ol      frame $100
                Elizabeth           30 f w  wife       Germany       mar     4
                John, Jr.            5 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
                Elizabeth            1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
                John                80 m w  father     Germany                                 al
 58  58 NOBLE, Henry                34 m w             Germany       mar     8 carpenter       nz    ol      frame $150
               Doritha              34 f w  wife       Germany       mar     8
               Henry, Jr.           11 m w  son        Germany               8
               Catharine             8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
               Sophia             7/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
               Sophia               66 f w  mother     Germany       wid     8
        BOBKA, Fredrick             19 m w  boarder    Germany               1
               Phebe                21 f w  boarder    Germany               1
 59  59 HARGER, George C            21 m w             Rensselaer    mar    21 farmer          nv    ol      frame
                Adelia              21 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    21
                Georgietta           2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
                Lysander B.         18 m w  brother    Rensselaer           18
 60  60 CASTLE, Nelson              27 m w             Rensselaer    mar    27 farmer          nv    ol      frame
                Mary                26 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     3
                John W.              3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                Peter G.             1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
        THOMPSON, Fanny             48 f w  mother     Rensselaer    wid     3
        SWARTS, Andrew              23 m w  servant    Germany               3                 al
 61  61 FONDA, David                46 m w             Rensselaer    mar    46 farmer          nv    ol      frame
               Catharine M.         40 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    40
 62  62 BECKER. Henry               45 m w             Germany       mar    15 farmer          nz            frame
                Catharine           42 f w  wife       Germany       mar    15
                Henry               15 m w  son        Rensselaer           15
                Charles             10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
                John                 6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
        FOLK, John                  45 m w  servant    Germany               4                 al
 63  63 KILLMORE, Sarah             55 f w             Rensselaer    wid    27 farmer                ol      frame
                  Philip W.         26 m w  son        Rensselaer    mar    26                 nv
                  Sally M.          30 f w  daughter   Rensselaer    mar    30
                  Belinda           18 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           18
                  George A.         16 m w  son        Rensselaer           16
                  John P.            2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
        MINKLER, John               17 m w  servant    Rensselaer           17
 64  64 LAPE, Elias                 30 m w             Rensselaer    mar    30 farmer          nv            frame
              Hannah M.             31 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    31
              Alona                 14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
              Martha                10 f w  daughter   Albany               10
              Margaret               3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 7)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
              Benjamin            7/12 m w  son        Rensselaer
 65  65 COLE, Thomas                30 m w             Rensselaer    mar     8 farmer          nv            frame $150
              Polly                 24 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     8
              Lucy                   8 f w  daughter   Westchester           8
              Lewis                  6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
              Amos                   4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
 66  66 KILLMORE, Peter             67 m w             Rensselaer    wid    67 farmer          nv    ol W    frame $600
                  Henry             35 m w  son        Rensselaer    mar    35                 nv
                  Harriet           32 f w  daughter   Saratoga      mar     7
        FINKLE, Elizabeth            5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
        LINK, Peter                 35 m w  servant    Rensselaer           35
 67  67 STANG, George               47 m w             Germany       mar     4 farmer          al            frame $100
               Barbara              32 f w  wife       Germany       mar     4
               Margaret              5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
               Elizabeth             3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
               Charles               1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
 68  68 WEATHERWAX, George          32 m w             Rensselaer    mar    32 farmer          nv            frame $400
                    Cynthia         34 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     8
                    George F.        6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
 69  69 WEATHERWAX, Barney          58 m w             Rensselaer    mar    27 farmer          nv            frame $1000
                    Hannah          54 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    27
                    Belinda         25 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           25 (blind)
                    Elizabeth       23 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           23
                    Martha          17 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           17
 70  70 ECKES, John                 50 m w             Germany       mar     2 farmer          al            frame $100
               Marie                48 f w  wife       Germany       mar     2
               George               20 m w  son        Germany               2
               Catharine            18 f w  daughter   Germany               2
               Henry                17 m w  son        Germany               2
               John                 14 m w  son        Germany               2
               Martin               13 m w  son        Germany               2
               Charles               8 m w  son        Germany               2
               William               8 m w  son        Germany               2
 71  71 BONACH, Jacob               40 m w             Germany               4 farmer          al            frame
                Marien              35 f w  wife       Germany               4
                John                13 m w  son        Germany               4
                George               5 m w  son        Germany               4
                Elizabeth            1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer
 72  72 COON, Henry W.              57 m w             Rensselaer    mar    34 farmer          nv            frame
              Anna                  57 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    34
              William               34 m w  son        Rensselaer           34                 nv
              Anna E.                4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
              John W.                3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
        INGERSOLL, Loyale C.        21 m w  servant    New York              1                 nv
 73  73 DEFREEST, John D.           39 m w             Rensselaer    mar    39                 nv    ol      frame

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 8)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                  Catharine M.      42 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    43
                  Catharine         18 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           18
 74  74 GRATE, D. S.                35 m w             Germany       mar     6                 nz            frame
               Elizabeth            30 f w  wife       Germany       mar     6
               Peter, Jr.            5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
               Emily                 3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
 75  75 MOUL, Frederick             42 m w             Rensselaer    mar    42 farmer          nv    ol      frame
              Catharine M.          31 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    31
              Mary E.                6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
 76  76 CRAMER, Walter M.           42 m w             Rensselaer    mar    42 lumbering       nv            frame
                Marilla             35 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    35
                Louisa              15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
                Uretta              12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
                Hiram                7 m w  son        Rensselaer
                Adaline              5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
                Josephine            1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 77  77 VANDENBURGH, Solomon        35 m w             Rensselaer    mar    35 farmer          nv            frame
                     Peret          33 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    33
                     William H.     12 m w  son        Rensselaer           12
                     Permelia        9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
                     Rebecca Ann     8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
                     Martin A.       6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
                     Charles W.      2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
 78  78 DEFREEST, John V. A.        42 m w             Rensselaer    mar    20 farmer          nv    ol      frame
                  Emma              30 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     3
                  Philip Sanford    15 m w  son        Rensselaer           15
                  Angeline          13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
                  A. Josephine    9/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         9/12
        HIDELEY, Robert             45 m w  servant    Rensselaer            2
        SMITH, Catharine            20 f w  servant    Ireland               4
 79  79 MOUL, George                37 m w             Rensselaer    mar    37                 nv    ol      frame
              Sally M.              36 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    36
              William               28 m w  servant    Rensselaer    mar    28 farmer          nv
              Charity A.            22 f w  servant    Rensselaer    mar    22
 80  80 MOUL, Eve                   67 f w             New York      wid    67                               frame
              Catharine             27 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           27
              Caroline              23 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           23
 81  81 SIMMONS, J. D.              37 m w             Albany        mar    37 farmer          nv            frame
                 Lyda A.            37 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    37
                 Charles E.         10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
                 George D.           8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
                 William C.          4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
                 Warren B.           1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
 82  82 CASTLE, Vincent             85 m w             Connecticut   mar    56                 nv            frame
                Rebecca             60 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    60

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 9)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
 83  83 CASTLE, Peter               28 m w             Rensselaer    mar    28 farmer          nv    ol      frame $250
                Susan C.            22 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    22
                John A.              5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
                Sylvester P.      1/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         1/12
        BENNET, Perry               28 m w  servant    Rensselaer           28                 nv
        MARTIN, Nicholas            57 m w  servant    Ireland               2                 nz
 84  84 MOUL, Jacob                 75 m w             Dutchess      mar    40 farmer          nv    ol      frame $1200
              Catharine             75 f w  wife       Dutchess      mar    40
              Polly                 50 f w  daughter   Dutchess             40
              Jacob, Jr.            45 m w  son        Rensselaer           40                 nv
              Abigail               40 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           40
              Cornelius             48 m w  son        Rensselaer    mar    40                 nv
              Christiana            45 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           40
              July A.               42 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           40
              Eleanor               38 f w  daughter   Rensselaer    mar    38
 85  85 LUCE, David                 48 m w             Massachusetts mar    19 gentleman       nv            frame $400
              Mary A.               50 f w  wife       Connecticut   mar    19
              George W.             22 m w  son        Massachusetts        19                 nv
              Charles G.            20 m w  son        Rensselaer           19
              Julia F.              17 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           17
              David P.              15 m w  son        Rensselaer           15
              Mary A.               13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
              Abert M.              11 m w  son        Rensselaer           11
              Sylvester P.           9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
 86  86 BARRINGER, John             37 m w             Rensselaer           37 carpenter       nv            frame $500
                   Sally Ann        36 f w  wife       Rensselaer           36
                   Martha J.         7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
                   Mary K.           1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 87  87 CASTLE, John                66 m w             Connecticut   mar    50 farmer          nv       cnrw frame $400
                Hannah              70 f w  wife       Rensselaer           70                          cnrw
                George              21 m w  nephew     Rensselaer    mar    21 farmer          nv
        WAGGONER, John              30 m w  servant    Germany               4 farmer          al
 88  88 CASTLE, Lewis               30 m w             Rensselaer    mar    30 farmer          nv            frame $300
                Eveline             26 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    26
                Charles H.           6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
 89  89 CASTLE, John E.             31 m w             Rensselaer           31 farmer          nv            frame $100
                Mariah              33 f w  wife       Greene               12
                Albert H.            8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
                Mary                 6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
                Jeremiah             4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
                Warren A             3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                Elias               63 m w  father     Rensselaer            1
 90  90 COLEHAMMER, William         36 m w             Rensselaer    mar    16 farmer          nv    ol      frame $1000
                    Margaret        34 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    15
                    William H.      13 m w  son        Rensselaer           13

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 10)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                    Sarah C.         8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
                    George A.        6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
        MILLER, Augustus            19 m w  servant    Germany               1                 al
        SILLSBY, Julia              52 f w  servant    New Jersey    wid     1
 91  91 CLINT, Daniel               42 m w             Rensselaer    mar    42 farmer          nv    ol      frame $1500
               Sarah C.             37 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    16
               Magdelane            13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
               Matilda Ann          11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11
               Margaret              9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
               Daniel W.             7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
               Sarah M.              5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
 92  92 BARRINGER, John D.          68 m w             Rensselaer    mar    68 farmer                ol      frame $200
                   Rachael          70 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    70
                   David            44 m w  son        Rensselaer           44                 nv
                   Jeremiah         28 m w  son        Rensselaer           28                 nv
                   Magdelane        24 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           24
                   Mary C.          20 f w  daughter   Rensselaer    wid    20
                   Charles E.        2 m w  child      Rensselaer            2
 93  93 SPRINGER, Jacob H.          38 m w             Rensselaer    mar     8 farmer                ol      frame $1400
                  Mary Ann          36 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     8
                  Elizabeth         16 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
                  Harriet           11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
 94  94 SHAW, Catharine             51 f w             Rensselaer    wid    12                               frame
              Aneliza               21 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
        POLOCK, Anna                87 f w  mother     Rensselaer    wid    87
 95  95 IVES, Jacob                 38 m w             Rensselaer    mar    38 farmer          nv    ol      frame $600
              Rebecca               37 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    37
              Catharine             18 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           18
              Sarah E.              16 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           16
              Harriet A.            15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
        MORRISON, John              24 m w  wif/bro    Rensselaer           15                 nv
        SNYDER, Stephen             26 m w  servant    Rensselaer    mar     2                 nv
        HEROETT, Alvin B.           25 m w  servant    Rensselaer    mar     1                 nv
 96  96 SCHERMERHORN, Jacob         32 m w             Rensselaer    mar     6 farmer                ol      frame $500
                      Eliza         26 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     1
                      Albert L.   9/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         9/12
        APPLE, Analiza              16 f w  servant    Rensselaer            1
        SMITH, William              24 m w  servant    Germany               1
 97  97 IVES, Garrett               30 m w             Rensselaer    mar    30                 nv            frame $1200
              Emity                 30 f w  wife       Vermont       mar    10
              Mary E                 7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
              Sidney                 2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
        STREETER, Volney            18 m w  wif/bro    Vermont              10
 98  98 SIMMONS, John L.            41 m w             Rensselaer           14 farmer          nv    ol      frame $400
                 Eliza              42 f w  wife       Columbia             14

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 11)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                 David H.           14 m w  son        Saratoga             14
                 Sidney             12 m w  son        Rensselaer           12
                 Catharine          10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           10
                 Maryett             8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
        KESTLER, Christan           23 f w  servant    Germany               4                 al
        SWACK,   William            23 m w  servant    Germany               4                 al
 99  99 DEVITT, George W.           37 m w             Rensselaer    mar    34 farmer          nv    ol      frame $900
                Catharine           30 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    30
                Albert W.            7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
                Alford H.            5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
                Emily J.             3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                Adelbert U.       6/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         6/12
100 100 CAFF, Andrew                37 m w             Germany       mar     7 farmer          nz            frame $500
              Caroline              34 f w  wife       Germany       mar     7
              Barbara                9 f w  daughter   Germany               7
              John                   7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
              Andrew                 5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
              Margaret               2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
              Mary A.             3/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         3/12
101 101 KILFOIL, William            41 m w             Ireland       mar     3 farmer          nz            frame $500
                 Margaret           40 f w  wife       Ireland       mar     3
                 William H.         10 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                 John A.             8 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                 Mary J.             6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                 Charles             3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                 Joseph              3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
102 102 WEAVER, Henry               55 m w             Germany       mar    15 farmer          nz            frame $100
                Elizabeth           43 f w  wife       Germany       mar    15
                Sylvester           19 m w  son        Germany              15
103 103 IVES, Jesse, Jr.            51 m w             Rensselaer    mar    51 carpenter       nv    ol      frame $400
              Margaret              49 f w  wife       Albany        mar    31
              George W.             16 m w  son        Rensselaer           16
              Orin A.               11 m w  son        Rensselaer           11
              Ocelia F.              9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
104 104 IVES, Laura                 51 f w             Rensselaer    wid    51 farmer                ol      frame $300
              John H.               18 m w  son        Rensselaer           18
              George E.             16 m w  son        Rensselaer           16
              Mary L.               12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
              Nancy J.               9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
105 105 IVES, Jesse                 71 m w             Connecticut   mar    47 farmer          nv    ol      frame $600
              Pamelia               71 f w  wife       Columbia      mar    47
              Martin                14 m w  son        Rensselaer           14
              Evaline               28 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           28
106 106 WHYLAND, Jacob W., Jr.      25 m w             Rensselaer    mar    25 farmer          nv    ol      frame $500                                                                                                                                        
                 Margaret J.        19 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    19                 nv

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 12)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
107 107 WHYLAND, Jacob              63 m w             Rensselaer    mar    63 farmer          nv    ol      frame $500
                 Sarah              54 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     5
108 108 WHYLAND, Joseph             33 m w             Rensselaer    mar    33 farmer          nv            frame $400
                 Rhoda              26 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     9
                 Abram W.           11 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
                 Juliette            2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
109 109 IVES, Ransom                54 m w             Rensselaer           44 farmer          nv       cnrw frame $150
              Elizabeth             55 f w  wife       Warren                5
              Lucinda               26 f w  daughter   Warren               20
              Louisa                24 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           20
              Christiana             8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
              Cornelia               6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
110 110 MILLER, Eve                 58 f w             Rensselaer    wid    31 farmer                        frame $200
                Rachel              88 f w  mother     Rensselaer    wid    63
                John                21 m w  son        Rensselaer           21                       ol
111 111 MOODY, Matthew              33 m w             Rensselaer    mar    30 farmer          nv    ol      frame $2000
               Mary                 27 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    27
               Alzaretta             7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
               Emma J                3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
               Henrietta             1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
112 112 MYERS, Silas D              34 m w             Rensselaer    mar     5 farmer          nv    ol      frame $1200
               Loretta              33 f w  wife       Saratoga      mar     5
        CONLEY,  Eliza              16 f w  servant    Ireland               1
        DOLHERT, Stephen            19 m w  servant    Ireland               1                 al
        HALLY,   James              24 m w  servant    Ireland               1                 al       cnrw
113 113 WRIGHT, Martha              54 f w             England               1 farmer                        frame $100
                Daniel              22 m w  son        England               1                 al
                Ester               19 f w  daughter   England               1
                Emma                16 f w  daughter   England               1
                William             12 m w  son        England               1
114 114 COOPER, William C.          62 m w             Rensselaer    mar    61 farmer          nv    ol      frame $400
                Catharine           62 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    61                          cnrw
                Ephraim             39 m w  son        Rensselaer           38                 nv
                Martin              25 m w  son        Rensselaer           25                 nv
                James               16 m w  son        Rensselaer           16
                Caty M.             40 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           39
                Eliza               35 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           35
115 115 EDWARDS, Hitty              63 f w             Rensselaer    wid    40                               frame  $10 (insane)
116 116 WHYLAND, John               73 m w             Rensselaer    wid    73                 nv            frame $200
                 John, Jr           25 m w  son        Rensselaer           25                 nv    ol
                 William            21 m w  son        Rensselaer           21                 nv
                 James              23 m w             Rensselaer           23
117 117 PECK, Hiram                 34 m w             Rensselaer    mar    34 lumbering       nv    ol      frame $200
              Harriet               20 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    20
              David               5/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         5/12

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 13)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
118 118 FEATHERS, Henry             19 m w             Rensselaer    mar    19                               frame
                  Senura            15 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    15
119 119 LOVELACE, John H            46 m w             Rensselaer    mar     2 clergyman       nv            frame $500
                  Elizabeth         51 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    51
120 120 LYND, Catharine             50 f w             Rensselaer    wid    50 tailoress                     frame $300
              Mary                  29 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           29
              Ives                  22 m w  son        Rensselaer           22 mechanic        nv
121 121 CORNRICK, Ruben             26 m w             Rensselaer    mar    26 carriagemaker   nv    ol      frame $100
                  Mary E.           22 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    22
                  Emma F.            1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
        KEASON, Jacob               25 m w  servant    Germany               4                 al
122 122 BAILEY, George              24 m w             Rensselaer    mar    24 teaming         nv            frame $200
                Miranda             19 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    19
123 123 PLACE, John J.              42 m w             Rensselaer    mar    25 carriagemaker   nv    ol      frame $500
               Lucinda              39 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    39
               James                17 m w  son        Rensselaer           17
               William              15 m w  son        Rensselaer           15
               George                7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
               Mary                  1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
124 124 PLACE, Daniel N.            22 m w             Rensselaer    mar    22 carriagemaker   nv            frame $200
               Huldah               19 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    19
               Louisa                2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
        RASOR, Peter                21 m w  servant    Germany               1 mechanic        al
125 125 BARBER, Elizabeth           62 f w             Rensselaer           62                               frame $400
126 126 SALES, Timothy              42 m w             Albany        mar    25 shoemaker       nv    ol      frame $400
               Alidah               36 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    10
               Euelmah              13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
               Mary J.               9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
127 127 BAILEY, Kendrick            35 m w             Rensselaer    mar    35 constable       nv    ol      frame $350
                Jane                35 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    35                 nv
                Willard             17 m w  son        Rensselaer           16
                Miranda             15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
                Amelia              13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
                Eunice              10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
                Webster              8 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
                George               6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
128 128 SWEET, Ichabod              27 m w             Rensselaer    mar     3 publick house   nv    ol      frame $800
               Palmyra              25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     3
               Daniel J.             8 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
        GARNER, George              25 m w  boarder    Rensselaer           25 teamster        nv    ol
129 129 BARBER, Benjamin            52 m w             Rensselaer    mar    52 farmer          nv            frame $200
                Salica              46 f w  wife       Schoharie     mar    30
                Martha              18 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           18
                Martin              15 m w  son        Rensselaer           15
130 130 LODERICK, Jacob             32 m w             Switzerland           4 farmer          al            frame  $50


1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 14)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                  Mary E.           30 f w  wife       Switzerland   mar     4
                  Mary E.         8/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         8/12
131 131 SMITH, George               27 m w             Greene        mar     2 farmer          nv    ol      frame $300
               Martha               32 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    32
132 132 CLINT, Magdalane            70 f w             Rensselaer    wid    50 farmer                ol      frame $500
               Margaret             40 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           40
               Dewit                25 m w  son        Rensselaer           25                 nv
133 133 CARWATS, Robert             25 m w             Germany               4 farmer          al            frame $100
                 Marier             30 f w  wife       Germany               4
                 Joseph             15 m w  son        Germany               4
134 134 WHYLAND, Leonard B.         36 m w             Rensselaer    mar    36 farmer          nv    ol      frame $100
                 Electa             32 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    32
                 Cynthia            14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
                 Mary E.            12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
                 Edgar M.            6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
        DACTSTIES, Adam             25 m w  servant    Germany               1                 al
135 135 FLETCHER, Orin              24 m w             New York      mar     1 farmer          nv            frame $100
                  Mary A            23 f w  wife       Connecticut   mar     1
                  James              3 m w  son        Connecticut           1
                  William A.         1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
136 136 RANDALL, John               29 m w             Rensselaer    wid    29 farmer                ol      frame $200
                 Charles H.          2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
                 George M.        2/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         2/12
                 Rhoda              65 f w  mother     Connecticut          42
                 Rhoda E.           24 f w  sister     Rensselaer           24
137 137 MYERS,   David L.           51 m w             Dutchess      mar     4 carpenter                     frame $100
                 Charlotte          40 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     4
                 Mary J.             4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
138 138 COTTRELL, Amasa             30 m w             Rensselaer    mar    30 farmer                ol      frame $600
                  Rebecca           28 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    28
                  William A.         7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
                  Louisa J.          5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
                  Warren H.          3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                  Harmon S.       9/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         9/12
        DOVOT, George               75 m w  wif/fath   Ireland       wid    55
        BERRY, Edward               21 m w  servant    Canada                6                 al
        WAGER, William              19 m w  servant    Rensselaer            7
        RUDDY, Hannah               11 f w  servant    Rensselaer            1
139 139 BRADFORD, Thomas            50 m w             Rensselaer           50 farmer          nv            frame $100
        DONALY, Mary                30 f w  servant    Ireland               9
140 140 BARBER, Nathan              63 m w             Rensselaer           63                               frame $100
141 141 READ, John                  38 m w             Rensselaer    mar    38                 nv    ol      frame $1000
              Emeline               36 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    36
              Charles E.            13 m w  son        Rensselaer           13
              Lavina                11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11


1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 15)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
              George E               9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
              Orlin C                6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
              Lorenzo                4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
              Susan A.               2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
        HIMIS, Betsy                64 f w  mother     Rensselaer    wid    40
        CLARHAN, Michael            21 m w  servant    Ireland               3                 al
142 142 BUSSE, William              32 m w             Germany       mar    12 carpenter       nz            frame
               Catharine            30 f w  wife       Germany       mar    12
               George F.            11 m w  son        Rensselaer           11
               John H.               8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
               Mary J.               6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
               Lorenzo               3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
               Catharine             1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
143 143 PITCHER, Jacob              56 m w             Rensselaer    mar     3 farmer          nv    ol      frame $1500
                 Eleanor            56 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     3
                 Calvin             18 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
        WELLS, William              17 m w  servant    Rensselaer            1
144 144 BLUER, Stephen V. R.        44 m w             Rensselaer    mar    44 farmer          nv    ol      frame $500
               Lucy A.              34 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    19
               Mary E.              11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11
               James W.              8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
145 145 STRUNK, Peter               40 m w             Rensselaer    mar    40 farmer          nv            frame $2000
                Catharine           36 f w  wife       Schoharie     mar    20
                Catharine F.        14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
                Elizabeth J.        12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
                Sarah A.             7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
                Edward               5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
                Alice                2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
                Elizabeth           82 f w  mother     Rensselaer    wid    82
        LOUCKS, John W.             79 m w  wif/fath   Schoharie     mar     3                 nv
        LOUCKS, Frances             75 f w  wif/moth   New Jersey    mar     3
        SHILLER, Henry              23 m w  servant    Germany               1                 al
146 146 DUTCHER, Lewis              30 m w             Germany       mar     1                               frame $100
                 Marier             26 f w  wife       Germany       mar     1
                 Frances          4/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         4/12
147 147 GEWEYE, Anna                52 f w             Rensselaer    wid    30                       ol cnrw log
                Mary A.             13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
                Daniel              12 m w  son        Rensselaer           12
                Luther A.            9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
                William O.          18 m w  son        Rensselaer           18
148 148 COOPER, Jane                33 f w             Rensselaer    wid     1                               frame $100
        CROPSEY, Albert             10 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
        CROPSEY, Frances Q.          8 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
        CROPSEY, John D.             6 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
        CRAMER,  Jane               78 f w  mother     Rensselaer    wid    78

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 16)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
149 149 CURTIS, William             56 m w             Massachusetts mar    40 blacksmith      nv            frame $500
                Cynthia             52 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    52
150 150 WINDSOR, Erastus            38 m w             Massachusetts mar     2 carpenter       nv            frame $100
                 Sarah E.           22 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    22
                 Sarah E.            1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
151 151 SNYDER, William H.          37 m w             Rensselaer    mar    37 justice         nv            frame $400
                Caroline            36 f w  wife       Saratoga      mar    17
                Emily               14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
                Oscar               13 m w  son        Rensselaer           13
                Ezra                 8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
                William H.           1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
152 152 WHYLAND, William            34 m w             Rensselaer    mar    34 farmer          nv            frame $1000
                 Sarah E.           30 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    30
                 Albert D.          10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
                 William A.          2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
        DUBOIS, Elizabeth           52 f w  mother     Rensselaer    wid    52
153 153 VANWAGGONER, Peter          43 m w             Westchester   mar    14 carpenter       nv            frame $1000
                     Sarah E.       42 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    42
                     Frederick      88 m w  father     New Jersey    wid     6 mason
        CHASE, James                24 m w  nephew     Westchester          12 painter
154 154 BOTT, Christian             28 m w             Germany       mar     3 shoemaker       al            frame $100
              Caroline              22 f w  wife       Germany       mar     1
155 155 BOTT, Joseph                37 m w             Germany               7 shoemaker       nz            frame $600
              Amelia                28 f w  wife       Germany               7
              Amelia                 9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
              Joseph                 5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
              Albert                 2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
              Casper                69 m w  father     Germany       wid     3 shoemaker       nz/al
156 156 GRANT, Alexander            43 m w             Scotland      mar    13 tanner          nz            frame $500
               Elizabeth            43 f w  wife       Scotland      mar    13
               Ann F                16 f w  daughter   Scotland             13
               Marier               14 f w  daughter   Scotland             13
               Elizabeth             9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
        FILAN, Thomas               24 m w  servant    Ireland               1                 al
157 157 COOPER, Coonrade C.         46 m w             Rensselaer    mar    46 farmer          nv            frame $1000
                Mary A.             34 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    34
                Catharine E.        19 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           19
158 158 TAYLOR, Nicholas            31 m w             Rensselaer    mar    31 tanner          nv            frame $800
                Sarah               25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    25
                Alice                6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
                Azalia               3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                Aburtis              1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
                Susan E.            24 f w  sister     Rensselaer           19
                David               21 m w  brother    Rensselaer           20 colier          nv
        CUSHNER, Charles            23 m w  servant    Hungary               2                 al

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 17)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
159 159 BURCK, John G             32 m w             Germany       mar     4 miller            nz            frame $100
               Philipene          33 f w  wife       Germany       mar     4
               Caroline            4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
               Lenorah             2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
               Mary             1/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         1/12
               John               62 m w  father     Germany       mar     5 miller            al
               Ann                65 f w  mother     Germany       mar     5
        HACKLE, Mary              34 f w  sister     Germany       wid     5
                George             5 m w  nephew     Germany               5
                Barber             3 m w  nephew     Germany               3
                John               1 m w  nephew     Germany               1
        HERPS,  John              15 m w  servant    Germany               4
160 160 HIMES, Edward V.          37 m w             Rensselaer    mar    33 blacksmith        nv            frame $1000
               Rosetta            38 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    38
               Adalaid            13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
               Emma                9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
               Isadorah            2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
161 161 MARTIN, Andrew            30 m w             Canada        mar    12 farmer            al            frame $100
                Adaline           22 f w  wife       Canada        mar     1
162 162 HILT, Henry               43 m w             Germany       mar    10 mason             al            frame $200
              Catharine           45 f w  wife       Germany       mar    10
              Catharine           17 f w  daughter   Germany              10
              George              12 m w  son        Germany              10
              John                 7 m w  son        Germany               7
              Barnhart            10 m w  son        Germany              10
163 163 VELIE, Philip             32 m w             Saratoga      mar     1 teamster          nv            frame $500
               Ann                26 f w  wife       New Jersey    mar     1
               John W              9 m w  son        New Jersey            1
               George M            6 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
               William             3 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
               Albert              1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
        SILSBY, Delia             10 f w  wif/dau    Orange                1
        VELIE, Elisia             24 m w  brother    Saratoga              1                   nv
        MARTIN, Joseph            32 m w  boarder    Canada               12 colier            al
164 164 POLOCK, George            25 m w             Rensselaer    mar    25 carpenter         nv            frame $250
                Sarah             32 f w  wife       Washington    mar    10
                Mary               5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
165 165 CLARK, Jacob              27 m w             Rensselaer    mar     8 hotel keeper      nv            frame $2000
               Martha             25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    25
               William M.          2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
        RISING, Amos J            25 m w  boarder    Vermont               4 lawyer            nv
        MILLER, George            22 m w  boarder    Germany               2 wheelright        al
        COONRAD, Lucinda          28 f w  boarder    Rensselaer            2
        BARBER, Richard           24 m w  servant    Rensselaer           24 farmer            nv
        CLICKNER, Anna            20 f w  servant    Rensselaer            1

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 18)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
167 167 CLARK, David B.           36 m w             Rensselaer    mar    12 blacksmith        nv    ol      frame $1000
               Nancy              31 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    10
               George A.           3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
               Mary E.         11/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer        11/12
               Mary Ann           24 f w  servant    Ireland               1
        VANDEZEE, George          21 m w  servant    Rensselaer           21 blacksmith        nv
        MORAN, Ambers             36 m w  servant    Ireland               1 blacksmith        nz
168 168 LYND, Leonard             35 m w             Rensselaer    mar    35 lumbering         nv    ol      frame $200
              Agnes               34 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    34
              Albert               8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
              Edgar                6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
        BROT, John                24 m w  servant    Rensselaer           24 lumbering         nv
        CIPPERLY, George          22 m w  servant    Rensselaer           22 lumbering         nv
        HORTON, Miranda           17 f w  servant    Rensselaer           17
169 169 BECKER, Jeremiah          38 m w             Albany        mar    12 merchant          nv            frame $2200
                Margaret          34 f w  wife       Montgomery    mar    12
                Daniel            14 m w  son        Rensselaer           12
                Angeline          12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
                Walter S.          5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
                Sarah              2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
        MYERS, Pacilia            19 f w  servant    Rensselaer            6
170 170 HOAG, Lawton R.           51 m w             Rensselaer    wid    20 wheelright        nv    ol      frame $600
              Mary                26 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           20 dressmaker
              Helen               22 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           20
              William             21 f w  son        Rensselaer           20 wheelright        nv
              John                18 m w  son        Rensselaer           18 wheelright
              Harrison            13 m w  son        Rensselaer           13
              Emagene             10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           10
171 171 DUBOIS, Sarah             60 f w             Saratoga      wid    18 farmer                          frame $300
                John E.           18 m w  son        Rensselaer           18
172 172 MURPHY, Laurian           28 m w             Ireland       mar     4 teamster          al            frame $275
                Mary              30 f w  wife       Ireland       mar     4
173 173 MALONE, Thomas            28 m w             Ireland               2 teamster          al            frame
                Ellen             21 f w  sister     Ireland               2
                Michael           32 m w  brother    Ireland               2
174 174 CASTLE, James             37 m w             Rensselaer    mar    37 sadler            nv            frame $500
                Mariah            28 f w  wife       Rensselaer            2
        COLEHAMMER, Rachael       26 f w  boarder    Rensselaer            1 (insane)
175 175 DENNIS, Peter             47 m w             Rensselaer    mar     1 farmer            nv            frame $200
                Mary              45 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     1
                Frances A.        19 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1 dressmaker
                Hannah M.         16 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
                Elizabeth A.      13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
                Martha             9 f w  daughter   Saratoga              1
                Barbara            6 f w  daughter   Saratoga              1

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 19)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                Mary              11 f w  daughter   Saratoga              1
                Josephine          3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
176 176 DAGLE, John               37 m w             Germany       mar     5 farmer            al            frame $150
               Elizabeth          41 f w  wife       Germany       mar     5
177 177 HOLCOMB, Orry H.          32 m w             Rensselaer    mar     2 musician          nv            frame $700
                 Elizabeth        34 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     2
                 James V.         11 m w  son        Massachusetts         2
                 Alice             7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
                 Elizabeth         5 f w  daughter   Albany                2
                 Emma              3 f w  daughter   Oneida                2
                 Charles A.        2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
                 George         5/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         5/12
178 178 TAYLOR, George W.         28 m w             Rensselaer    mar    19 lumbering         nv            frame $800
                Jane              22 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    22
                Benjamin F.        1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
        BUSNETTE, John            22 m w  servant    Canada                4 lumbering         nz
        HOFFMAN, John             17 m w  servant    Rensselaer           17 teamster
179 179 MARTIN, Marcus H.         24 m w             Vermont               1 teacher                         frame $400
                Miranda           49 m w  father     Rensselaer    mar     1 coach trainer     nv
                Julia A.          47 f w  mother     Rensselaer    mar     1
                Georgiana          4 f w  sister     Rensselaer            1
180 180 COLE, Edmond              37 m w             Rensselaer    mar     9 farmer            nv    ol      frame $400
              Mary                33 f w  wife       Westchester   mar     9
              Asa R.              13 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
              Peter               25 m w  brother    Rensselaer            1 farmer            nv
        BINGHAM, Helen            18 f w  boarder    New Hampshire         9
        CLAP, Ruel                 4 m w  boarder    Rensselaer            1
181 181 MOODY, Marvin             35 m w             Rensselaer    mar    35 carpenter         nv    ol      frame $800
               Mary               36 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     4
               Joseph              4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
        THOMPSON, Otis            15 m w  servant    Rensselaer           15
        DARLING, Corinthia        40 f w  servant    Rensselaer            6
182 182 LEONARD, Charles G.       37 m w             Albany        mar     5 farmer            nv    ol      frame $1000
                 Marier           37 f w  wife       Westchester   mar     5
                 Jonas            15 m w  son        Albany                5
        RAYMOND, Asa              85 m w  wif/fath   Westchester   wid     3 farmer            nv
183 183 SMITH, John               24 m w             Rensselaer    mar     4 farmer            nv            frame $150
               Betsy              21 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    21
               Marier           7/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         7/12
               Levi               26 m w  brother    Rensselaer            3 lumbering         nv
184 184 NELSON, Thomas            27 m w             Schoharie     mar    25 tailor            nv                  $700
                Altana            29 f w  wife       Erie          mar     2 milliner
                Nancy             55 f w  mother     Schoharie     wid    25 tayloress
                Arthur          7/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         7/12
185 185 PITCHER, Abram            26 m w             Rensselaer    mar     3 farmer            nv            frame $1200

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 20)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                 Evelina          32 f w  wife       Vermont       mar     4
        BRUCE, Alvina P           37 f w  sister     Vermont               4 school teacher
186 186 THORN, Gilbert B.         53 m w             Columbia      mar    50 gentleman         nv            frame $1000
               Ann U.             45 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    45
187 187 CLARK, Sarah              38 f w             Rensselaer           38                                 frame $400
        READ, Amanda              55 f w  mother     Rensselaer            6
189 189 ROGERS, Cory              42 m w             Rensselaer    mar       painter           nv            frame $1000
                Elizabeth         35 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     1
                Flora             12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
                Mylon C.          10 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
                Emma E.            3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
190 190 COONRAD, Jacob H.         26 m w             Rensselaer    mar     4 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                 Charlotte E.     19 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     4
                 Hastings       3/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         3/12
191 191 MAYCUMBER, Amos           38 m w             Rensselaer    mar     1 painter           nv            frame $500
                   Malama         21 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     1 farmer            nv
                   Rhoda           4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
                   Jane A.         2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
192 192 BARRINGER, Ralph          26 m w             Rensselaer           26 none
                   Betsy          60 f w  mother     Rensselaer           60
193 193 SPENCER, Elihu            28 m w             Otsego        mar    24 carpenter         nv            frame $700
                 Clarissa         22 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     4
                 Legrand           2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
                 Hannah           24 f w  sister     Otsego               24
194 194 BARBER, Luther H.         45 m w             Vermont       mar    20 physician         nv    ol      frame $1000
                Julia             45 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    20
                Frances           17 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           17
                Harriet           15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
                Albert            11 m w  son        Rensselaer           11
                Julia              5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
195 195 TAYLOR, David             50 m w             England       mar     1 carpenter         nz            frame $800
                Eliza             40 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     1
                William           14 m w  son        Washington            1
                Mary E.           12 f w  daughter   Washington            1
196 196 FUTTE, A. H.              39 f w             Massachusetts mar     5 shoemaker         nv            frame $600
               Cecelia            34 f w  wife       Vermont       mar     5
               Josephine          14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
               Norman              7 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
        LINT, Michael             25 m w  servant    Germany               2                   nz
        MACLIFF, David            23 m w  servant    Ireland               1                   al
197 197 HALL, Ethan P.            26 m w             Rensselaer    mar     3 hotellkeeper      nv            frame $2000
              Mary E.             24 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    24
              Arvilla              3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
        SNYDER, Leonard           50 m w  servant    Rensselaer           50                   nv
198 198 WOOSTER, Eleazor          43 m w             New Hampshire mar    13                   nv    ol      frame $2000
1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 21)
1ST ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                 Diana            33 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    33
                 Albert           10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
199 199 READ, Eliza               44 f w             Rensselaer    wid    44 milliner                        frame $1000
              Catharine A.        20 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           20
200 200 BECKER, Daniel            30 m w             Germany       mar     3 blacksmith        al            frame $200
                Agnes             32 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    32
                Charles E.     11/12 m w  son        Rensselaer        11/12
        GRISEL, Oldrick           23 m w  servant    Germany               1 blacksmith        al
201 201 BENET, Charles            25 m w             Germany       mar     4 farmer            al            frame $100
               Mary               23 f w  wife       Germany       mar     4
               Catharine           1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
202 202 READ, Durphy              45 m w             Rensselaer    mar    45 merchant          nv    ol      frame $500
              Jane V.             29 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    29
              Charles             14 m w  son        Rensselaer           14
              Franklin H.          4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
        IRVING, Helena             9 f w  wif/dau    Monroe                9
203 203 ROACH, James              35 m w             Ireland       mar     4 farmer            al            frame $150
               Mary               30 f w  wife       Ireland       mar     4
               Mary                7 f w  daughter   Ireland               4
               Bridget             5 f w  daughter   Ireland               4
204 204 MORRISON, Archelus        30 m w             Rensselaer    mar    30 teamster          nv            frame $300
                  Martha          25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    25
                  Amelia           5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
                  Charles L.       3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
205 205 CURTIS, Chester           25 m w             Rensselaer           25                   nv            frame $150
                Eleanor           20 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    20
                Emagene            3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                Sarah F.           1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 22)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
  1   1 COOPER, William           33 m w             Rensselaer    mar    33 merchant          nv    ol      frame $1100
                Jane              29 f w  daughter   Rensselaer    mar    29
                Julia F.          10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           10
                Sarah C.           8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
                William W.         6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
                Alice A.           3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                Franklin P.     6/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         6/12
        BABCOCK, Sally            55 f w  wif/moth   Rensselaer    wid    32
                 Reuben N.        17 m w  wif/bro    Rensselaer           17
  2   2 BARBER, George            29 m w             Rensselaer    mar    29 merchant          nv    ol      frame $1500
                Alzina            28 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    28
                George, Jr.        6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
                Alonzo             3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
        MILLER, Volantine         20 m w  servant    Germany              10                   al
  3   3 FLINT, John               33 m w             Rensselaer    mar    33 farmer            nv    ol      frame $1000
               Malinda            32 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    32
               Marcus             11 m w  son        Rensselaer           11
               Gilliexirt          9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
               Emma Ann            2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
  4   4 PECK,  Harvy              60 m w             Washington    mar    59 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
               Eleanor            63 f w  wife       Ireland       mar    60                   al
               Bethuel            22 m w  son        Rensselaer           22                   nv
  5   5 CROWN, Jesse              49 m w             Vermont       wid    17                   nv            frame  $20
               Mary               13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
               Jesse, Jr.         10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
  6   6 CRONKRIGHT, Ruth          51 f w             Columbia      wid     9                         ol      frame $150
                    Reuben        18 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
                    Permelia      12 f w  daughter   Columbia              9
  7   7 DANFORTH, Lyman           65 m w             Massachusetts mar    20 innkeeper         nv    ol      frame $1200
                  Emeline         50 f w  wife       Massachusetts mar    20
                  Pamelia         13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
        HEIDLEY, Joseph           25 m w  wif/son    Rensselaer           25
                 Caroline M.      18 f w  wif/dau    Rensselaer           18
  8   8 AMIDOWN, John             71 m w             Massachusetts mar    61                   nv            frame  $50
                 Philena          65 f w  wife       Massachusetts mar    50
  9   9 FRENCH, Daniel T.         62 m w             Connecticut   mar    30 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                Anna              56 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    56
 10  10 CASTLE, George W.         34 m w             Rensselaer    mar    34 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                Jane Ann          36 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    36
                John H.            9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
                Martha             7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
                Mary               7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
        FRITZ, David              22 m w  servant    Germany               3                   al
 11  11 MCMAN, Patrick            45 m w             Ireland       mar    20 blacksmith        nz    ol cnrw       $200
               Mary               28 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     9                   al       cnrw

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 23)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
               Thomas              6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
               William             1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
 12  12 BABCOCK, Mathew           31 m w             Rensselaer    mar    31 sawyer            nv            frame $400
                 Mahala           34 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    34
                 Edwin Y.          3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                 Lucida J.         1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 13  13 BRONSON, Rosel            60 m w             Rensselaer           60 farmer            nv            frame $400
                 Harriet          50 f w  wife       New Hampshire        35
                 Emiline          25 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           25
 14  14 SMITH, William            41 m w             Ireland       mar    15 blacksmith        nz            frame $500
               Jane               35 f w  wife       Ireland       mar    20                   al
               Mary Ann           13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
               Louisa             11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11
               Richard H.          5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
               Jane E.             1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
        AWLER, James              11 m w  servant    Rensselaer           11
 15  15 HARGER, Leonadus          46 m w             Columbia      mar     7 shoemaker         nv            frame $800
                Sally             44 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     5
                George            19 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
                Emily             17 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                William H.        13 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
                Ephraim H.         9 m w  son        Monroe                7
                Leonadus, Jr.      5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
                Lucy E.            4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
                Caroline L.        2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
 16  16 FLINT, Nathan             38 m w             Rensselaer    mar    38 farmer            nv            frame $200
               Harriet            34 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    34
               Mary Jane          12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
               Luther A           10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
               Herman              8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
               Maria               7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
               James E             5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
               Amelia              3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
               Melvina             1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 17  17 GODSON, Thomas            70 m w             Ireland       wid    11 farmer            nz            frame $200
                Ellen             68 f w  sister     Ireland              11                   al
                John              34 m w  son        Ireland               1                   nz
 18  18 BABCOCK, Rufus            54 m w             Rensselaer    mar    54                   nv            frame $150
                 Alma A.          35 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    34
                 Erastus          14 m w  son        Rensselaer           14
                 Lucy E.          10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           10
                 Hannah            7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
                 Horace            4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
 19  19 CRONKRIGHT, Israel        31 m w             Columbia      mar     9 mason             nv            log    $25
                    Lucinda       24 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    24

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 24)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                    Betsy Ann      2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
 20  20 FRENCH, Leander W.        33 m w             Rensselaer    mar    33 farmer            nv    ol      frame  $50
                Louisa            25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    25
                Alzina             8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
                Mary               5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
                George B.       1/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         1/12
 21  21 HORTON, Platt             69 m w             Dutchess      mar    35 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                Jamima            81 f w  wife       Westchester   mar    31
        JINKS, Elisabeth          29 f w  daughter   Rensselaer    wid    24
 22  22 HORTON, Roswell           35 m w             Rensselaer    mar    29                   nv            frame  $20
                Louisa J.         30 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    15
                David H.          12 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
                Simeon D.          8 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                Syntha A.          6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
                Spencer            3 m w  son        Rensselaer         2/12
                Sally              1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         2/12
 23  23 HANCHET, Dan              37 m w             Rensselaer    mar    33 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                 Catherine        38 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    38
                 Judy             57 f w  mother     Dutchess      wid    45
        LOCKWOOD, Catherine        4 f w  wif/dau    Rensselaer            4
 24  24 ABEL, Charles             27 m w             Germany       mar     3 farmer            nz    ol      frame $100
              Margeretta          22 f w  wife       Germany       mar     3                   al
              Augusta              3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
              Sophie               1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 25  25 CRONKRIGHT, Edward        29 m w             Columbia      mar     9                   nv            frame  $25
                    Malissa       23 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    23
                    Louisa         4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
                    Barbara Ann    2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
 26  26 MILLER, Adam              49 m w             Germany       mar     5 farmer            nz    ol      log    $15
                Barbet            47 f w  wife       Germany       mar     5                   al
                Libby             14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
        SLAUGHT, Clara            17 f w  wif/dau    Germany               5                   al
 27  27 BALL, John                23 m w             Ireland       mar     6 farmer            nz    ol      frame $200
              Clarisa             22 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    22
              James                3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
              George            9/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         9/12
 28  28 HINKLE, Joseph            37 m w             Germany               8 farmer            nz    ol      frame $200
                Maria             33 f w  wife       Germany               8                   al
                Joseph, Jr.       10 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
                Henry              8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
                Margaret           6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
                John               4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
                Maria              3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                Sophia             2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
                Lewis           6/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         6/12

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 25)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
 29  29 HORTON, Peleg             23 m w             Rensselaer    mar    23 laborer           nv            frame  $50
                Maria             20 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    20
                Mary M.            1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 30  30 WALKER, Dewey             27 m w             Rensselaer    mar    27 sawyer            nv            frame  $50
                Christiana        25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    25
 31  31 WINSOR, Lydia             79 f w             Rensselaer    wid    79                                 frame  $50
                Lydia             40 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           40
 32  32 HERRINGTON, George        60 m w             Rensselaer    mar     8 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                    Rebecca       55 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     8
                    Herman        15 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
                    Hamman        14 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
 33  33 BABCOCK, John             34 m w             Rensselaer    mar    34 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                 Lucy L.          34 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    10
                 Austin            9 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
                 Eunice            8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
                 Polly M.          3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                 Sarah A.          1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
        GATES, Sheldon            60 m w  servant    Massachusetts        20                   nv
        HORTON, Alonzo            22 m w  servant    Rensselaer           18                   nv
        CRAMER, John              45 m w  servant    Rensselaer           45                   nv
 34  34 RANDLE, Henry             28 m w             Rensselaer    mar    23 teamster          nv            frame $100
                Electa            22 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    22
                Arvilla            4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
                Josephine          1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 35  35 HERRINGTON, George F.     21 m w             Rensselaer    mar     8 farmer            nv            frame $100
                    Eunice A.     20 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    20
                    Maria          1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 36  36 FINKLE, Nicholas          32 m w             Rensselaer    mar     5 farmer            nv            frame $100
                Lucinda           21 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    21
                Jane               1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 37  37 CRAMER, Dorothy           48 f w             Rensselaer    wid    48                                 log    $25
                Bethena            9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9                                                                                                                                                                                   
        BLISS, Simon              20 m w  son        Rensselaer           20 farmer
 38  38 BAKER, Martha             65 f w             Massachusetts wid    50                                 frame $100
               Martha             37 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           37
               Joseph             35 m w  son        Rensselaer           35 farmer            nv
 39  39 LEE, Emison               24 m w             Rensselaer           16 farmer            nv            frame  $25
             Alvira               20 f w  wife       Rensselaer           20
             Delia              7/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         7/12
 40  40 PERKINS, Thomas H.        54 m w             Rensselaer           20                   nv            log    $15
        LEE, Philomen             49 m w             Rensselaer    wid    16                   nv
             Henry A.             14 m w             Rensselaer           14
             Francis A.           11 m w             Rensselaer           11
 41  41 CROPSIE, Levi             29 m w             Rensselaer    mar    29 sawyer            nv            frame $100
                 Jane             19 f w             Rensselaer    mar     3

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 26)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                 Edwin             1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
 42  42 CROPSIE, Alexander B.     31 m w             Rensselaer    mar    31 sawyer            nv            frame  $50
                 Mary             26 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    26
                 Mary A.           7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
                 Alvaro            7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
                 Hannah M.         4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
                 George W.         1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
 43  43 FEATHERS, John M.         32 m w             Rensselaer    mar    30 sawyer            nv            frame $100
                  Darna A.        24 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     8
                  Julia F.         6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
                  Mary R.          4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                  Daniel D.T.      2 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
 44  44 BLY, Clark                44 m w             Vermont       mar    23 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
             Saraett              43 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    43
             William C            17 m w  son        Rensselaer           17
 45  45 CROPSIE, Annanias V.      61 m w             Saratoga      mar    35 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                 Sally            56 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    56
                 Charles          19 m w  son        Rensselaer           19
                 Mary J.          15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
                 William          12 m w  son        Rensselaer           12
 46  46 MOORE, Norman             37 m w             Rensselaer    mar    35 sawyer            nv            log    $25
               Betsy              25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    21
               Norman A            8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
               Julia J             6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
               Justina             4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
               Lovina              2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
 47  47 KING, Lewis               31 m w             Rensselaer    mar    31 merchant          nv    ol      frame $200
              Laura               25 f w  wife       Vermont       mar     7
              Derias              34 m w  clerk      Connecticut   mar    14                   nv
              Charles             19 m w  brother    Rensselaer           19
        CLARK, Alzina             32 f w  cousin     Rensselaer    mar    32
        SPENCER, James            20 m w             Monroe                1 teamster
        WHEELER, Gitty            17 f w  servant    Rensselaer           17
 48  48 LAMA, Leo                 23 m w             Canada        mar     6 laborer           al            frame $200
              Laura               22 f w  wife       Canada        mar    15                   al
              Josephine            2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
 49  49 TRACY, Chancey H.         39 m w             Oneida        mar     4                   nv            log    $50
               Elizabeth          39 f w  wife       Schenectady   mar     4
               Chancey H., Jr.    14 m w  son        Monroe                4
               Alfred S.          13 m w  son        Schenectady           4
               Maria              11 f w  daughter   Schenectady           4
               Henry M.            7 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
               Reuben L.           4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
               Elizabeth           3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
               James M.            1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 27)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
 50  50 CRAMER, Gitty             37 f w             Rensselaer    wid    37                                 frame $100
                Frederick         22 m w  son        Rensselaer           22 sawyer            nv
                Alexander         14 m w  son        Rensselaer           14
                William           12 m w  son        Rensselaer           12
                Catherine          7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
                Zebulon            9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
                Mariam             3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
 51  51 QUITTERFIELD, Charles N.  45 m w             Washington    mar    13 farmer            nv    ol      frame $150
                      Elisabeth   37 f w  wife       Washington    mar    13
                      Oscar       13 m w  son        Rensselaer           13
                      Abner       11 m w  son        Rensselaer           11
                      Augusta M.   7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
                      Cornelia     3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                      Abner       50 m w  brother    Washington            1 laborer           nv
 52  52 CROWN, Samuel             40 m w             Vermont       mar     1 sawyer            nv            frame  $25
               Margaret           28 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     1
               Sarah Ann           8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
               Sylvia              6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
               Laura J.            4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 53  53 CARNICK, Samuel           57 m w             Rensselaer    mar    57 sawyer            nv            frame $100
                 Julia A.         45 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    45
                 Sarah            15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
                 Juliett          14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
                 Charles          11 m w  son        Rensselaer           11
                 John             10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
                 George            7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
                 Alice L.          4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
                 Edward            2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
        HUGHS, William            35 m w  servant    Rensselaer           25 sawyer            nv
 54  54 HORTON, Chester           33 m w             Rensselaer    mar    33 farmer            nv    ol      frame $250
                Masella           28 f w  wife       Saratoga      mar    15
                Almon D           10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
                Horace             6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
                Sally M            4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
        WAIT, Malvyna M           21 f w  sister     Saratoga              1
        MYRES, Caroline           16 f w  servant    Germany               3                   al
        CARRY, Ephraim            50 m w  servant    Vermont              20
 55  55 FRITZ, Fredrick           40 m w             Holland               2                   al            log    $25
               Polly              35 f w  wife       Holland               2                   al
               Fredrick, Jr.      10 m w  son        Holland               2                   al
 56  56 ADAMS, Leonard            29 m w             Germany       mar     1 blacksmith        al            frame  $50
               Christiana         19 f w  wife       France        mar     1                   al
               Margaret            1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
               George           1/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         1/12
               Sarah            1/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         1/12

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 28)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
57  57 HORTON, David P.           37 m w             Rensselaer    mar    37 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
               Dorothy            37 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    37
               Agnes              14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
               Charles            12 m w  son        Rensselaer           12
               David F.           10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
               Sarah F.            8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
               George              6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
               Arlura              4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
               Amelia              2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
               Dorothy A.       7/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         7/12
 58  58 PLANT, John               49 m w             Canada        mar     7 laborer           al            frame  $50
               Josett             44 f w  wife       Canada        mar     7                   al
               John, Jr.          22 m w  son        Canada                7 laborer           al
               Francis            20 m w  son        Canada                7                   al
               Josett             21 f w  daughter   Canada                7                   al
               Olive              17 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
               Michael            13 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
               Joseph             11 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
               Peter               8 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
               Anthony             6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
 59  59 MOON, Henry               27 m w             Rensselaer            5 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
              Elisabeth           60 f w  mother     Rensselaer    wid     5
              Eunice              17 f w  sister     Rensselaer            5
              John                25 m w  brother    Rensselaer            5                   nv
              Jacob               23 m w  brother    Rensselaer            5                   nv
              Alfred              21 m w  brother    Rensselaer            5                   nv
 60  60 LOCKWOOD, Abraham         67 m w             Columbia      mar    28 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                  Prudence        63 f w  wife       Greene        mar    28
                  Emily A.        25 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           25
                  Lorenzo          6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
 61  61 HORTON, Orison V.         46 m w             Rensselaer    mar    44 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                Sarah M.          37 f w  wife       Columbia      mar    12
                Almira            11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11
                John H.            9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
                Luther E.          8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
 62  62 WHEELER, Marvin           30 m w             Rensselaer    mar    30 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                 H.Lara           32 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    32
                 James Edward      8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
 63  63 WHEELER, Edmond           26 m w             Rensselaer    mar    26 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                 Harriet          15 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     1
                 George C.         3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
 64  64 MOORE, Francis            29 m w             Germany       mar     4 sawyer            al            frame  $20
               Chera              29 f w  wife       Germany       mar     4                   al
               Mary                3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
               Amelia              2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 29)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
 65  65 HORTON, Platt, II         23 m w             Rensselaer    mar    23 farmer            nv    ol      frame  $50
                Tamma             24 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    24
 66  66 FINCH, Cyrenius H         22 m w             Rensselaer    mar   24? teamster          nv            frame  $25
               Jane A             21 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    21
               Permelia F       9/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         9/12
 67  67 WHEELER, Reuben           55 m w             Rensselaer    mar    55 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                 Sophia           55 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    55
                 Emeliza          19 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           19
 68  68 WHEELER, Walter M.        18 m w             Rensselaer    mar    18 farmer                          frame  $50
                 Sarah M.         15 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    15
 69  69 HORTON, Carlo             49 m w             Rensselaer    mar    49                   nv            frame $200
                Charlotte         40 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    40
                Emma              14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
                Eunice             8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
                Amanda             6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6?
                Nelson P.       3/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         3/12
 70  70 LUMMER, Fredrick          46 m w             Germany       mar     3 farmer            al    ol      frame  $25
                Paulina           36 f w  wife       Germany       mar     3                   al
                Adelia            11 f w  daughter   Germany               3                   al
                Allan              9 m w  son        Germany               3                   al
                Agnes              7 f w  daughter   Germany               3                   al
                Anna               5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                Antonio            1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
 71  71 COOPER, George C          30 m w             Rensselaer    mar    30 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                Mary              28 f w  wife       Ireland       mar     3                   al
        MCGOWN, Mary Ann           5 f w  wif/dau    New York              2
        GODSON, John              55 m w  servant    Ireland               3                   al
 72  72 HULL, Edmond L.           35 m w             Rensselaer    mar    35 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
              Martha              34 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    17
              Lucinda             14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
              Sarah C.            12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
              Margaret             5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
              Althea              10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           10
              Dexter               4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
              Adeline              2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
 73  73 WATERMAN, Daniel          66 m w             Rensselaer    mar    50 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                  Hannah          70 f w  wife       Connecticut   mar    40
                  Charles         15 m w  son        Rensselaer           15
 74  74 HULL, Joel                27 m w             Rensselaer    mar    27 farmer            nv    ol      frame $300
              Polly Ann           26 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    26
              Lorenzo              3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
              Russel P.         8/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         8/12
        BLISS, William            21 m w  servant    Rensselaer           21                   nv
 75  75 HUFFER, Joseph            34 m w             Canada        mar     1 laborer           nz            log    $50
                Eunice            25 f w  wife       Canada        mar     1                   al

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 30)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                Joseph             7 m w  son        Albany                1
                Mary Ann           4 f w  daughter   Massachusetts         1
                William H.         1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
 76  76 BLAIR, Henry              49 m w             Germany       mar    10 farmer            nz    ol      frame $250
               Elizabeth          52 f w  wife       Germany       mar    10                   al
               Christina           8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
 77  77 HORTON, Henry             47 m w             Rensselaer    mar     2 farmer            nv    ol      frame  $25
                Julia M.          40 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     2
                Seth              17 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
                Sarah             12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
                Mary J.            9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
                Alfonso            7 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
                Alonzo             4 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
 78  78 HORTON, Barton            47 m w             Rensselaer    mar    47 farmer            nv    ol      frame $500
                Almira            46 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    46
                Elizabeth         20 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           20
                Harriet           15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
                Electa            13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
                Eunice            10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           10
                Sylvester          4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
                Arvilla            2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
 79  79 HORTON, Lewis             24 m w             Rensselaer    mar    24 farmer            nv            frame  $50
                Catherine         18 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    18
                Stephen B.         1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
 80  80 BLADALL, Joseph           23 m w             Germany       mar     3 farmer            al    ol      frame  $25
                 Rosanna          16 f w  wife       Germany               5                   al
 81  81 HORTON, Alonzo            31 m w             Rensselaer    mar    25 farmer            nv            frame $200
                Emily             28 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     2
                Daniel M.          7 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
                Emily F.           5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
                Lucy C.            3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 82  82 CARNRICH, Peter           29 m w             Rensselaer    mar    29 carpenter         nv            frame $100
                  Mary J          28 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    28
                  Mahala          52 f w  mother     Rensselaer    wid    52
 83  83 FLINT, Nathaniel          73 m w             Columbia      mar    47 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
               Hulda              63 f w  wife       Columbia      mar    47
               Mahala             27 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           27
        ADAMS, Luther A.          12 m w  grchild    Rensselaer           12
 84  84 HORTON, Alny              55 m w             Rensselaer           55 farmer            nv    ol      frame  $50
 85  85 HORTON, Major L.          52 m w             Rensselaer    mar    52 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                Octavia           54 f w  wife       Vermont       mar    50
 86  86 STREETER, Milton F.       18 m w             Georgia       mar    13 farmer                          frame  $75
                  Catherine E.    17 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    17
                  Franklin P.   1/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         1/12
        DINGMAN, John             40 m w             Rensselaer           40 farmer            nv

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 31)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
 87  87 CARNICK, Henry            31 m w             Rensselaer    mar    31 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                 Maryette         25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    25
                 Mahala            7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
                 Marilla           5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
                 George         9/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         9/12
 88  88 WHEELER, Rescom H.        55 m w             Rensselaer    wid    55 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
 89  89 HERRINGTON, Nicholas      26 m w             Rensselaer    mar     8 innkeeper         nv    ol      frame $400
                    Abigail       21 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    21
                    Henry         18 m w  brother    Rensselaer            8 innkeeper
                    Marian         3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                    Adeline        1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
        CROPSEY, Andrew           13 m w  cousin     Rensselaer           13
 90  90 HORTON, George            29 m w             Rensselaer    mar    29 teamster                        frame $100
                Mary              25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    25
                Cealia F.          4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
 91  91 BAKER, John               22 m w             Rensselaer    mar    22 farmer            nv            frame $500
               Jane               19 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    19
               Martha              2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
               Philo            6/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         6/12
        LEE, Daniel L.            22 m w  hired      Rensselaer           22                   nv
             Paul J               16 m w  hired      Rensselaer           16
        MOORE, William            23 m w  hired      Rensselaer           23                   nv
        KENSINGTON, Kawly         45 m w  hired      Rensselaer           45                   nv
 92  92 HORTON, George P.         24 m w             Rensselaer    mar     1 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                Eliza             25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     1
                Eliza Ann          4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
                Lucinda            2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
                Hiram             16 m w  hired      Rensselaer           16
 93  93 ROOT, Isaac               23 m w             Rensselaer    mar     2 fisherman         nv            frame $50
              Sarh E.             17 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    17
 94  94 LAMENDER, George          47 m w             Germany       mar     1 shoemaker         al            log   $25
                  Maria Sara      46 f w  wife       Germany       mar     1                   al
                  Maria M.        14 f w  daughter   Germany               1                   al
                  Meria C.        13 f w  daughter   Germany               1                   al
                  George M.        4 m w  son        Germany               1                   al
                  Anna M.          1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
 95  95 SHIETSTER, George         66 m w             Germany               1                   al            log   $25
                   Margret        62 f w  wife       Germany               1                   al
                   Christiana     26 f w  daughter   Germany               1                   al
                   George, Jr.    30 m w  son        Germany               1                   al
                   Thomas          4 m w  son        Germany               1                   al
                   Antonio         2 m w  son        Germany               1                   al
 96  96 BINGHAM, Solon, Jr.       28 m w             New Hampshire        10 clerk             nv    ol      frame $300
 97  97 WIGENT, William           28 m w             Germany       mar     1                   al    ol      log   $100

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 32)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
 98  98 HOGLE, Samuel             37 m w             Rensselaer    mar     1 farmer            nv    ol      log   $50
               Paulina            30 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     1
               Nicholas W.        14 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
               Alpheus A.         12 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
               Orlando            11 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
               Theodore            9 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
               Cynthia A.          6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
               Andrew P.           4 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
               John H.          3/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         3/12
 99  99 WATERMAN, Calvin F.       38 m w             Rensselaer    mar    33 farmer            nv    ol      log   $500
                  Jane A.         36 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    31
                  William C.      10 m w  son        Orleans               9
                  Maria A.         8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
                  George B.        5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
                  Marvin R.        3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                  Infant        4/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         4/12
        COONRADT, Andrew          20 m w             Rensselaer           20
        MYRES, Electa             17 f w             Rensselaer           15
100 100 HAWVER, Sebastian         54 m w             Dutchess      mar    13 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                Mary              46 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    13
                Amos              25 m w  son        Rensselaer           13
                Mary F.           13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
                Alwilda           10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
101 101 SIMMONS, John C.          56 m w             Massachusetts mar    40 shoemaker         nv            frame $100
                 Selinda          43 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    30
                 Malinda          14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
                 Maryett          11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11
                 Martha A.         9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
                 Albert H.         5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
                 Thomas E.         3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
102 102 BAKER, Alderman           39 m w             Rensselaer    mar    39 farmer            nv    ol      frame  $50
               Henrietta          37 f w  wife       Rhode Island  mar    21
               Benjamin           16 m w  son        Rensselaer           16
               Alderman, Jr.       9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
               Nancy J.            4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
               Henrietta       10/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer        10/12
103 103 RANDLE, Rebecca           49 f w             Rensselaer    wid    49                                 frame  $50
                Leonard           16 m w  son        Rensselaer           16
                Ellen             12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
                Dexter             7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
104 104 HORTON, Leonard           57 m w             Dutchess      mar    56 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                Polly             51 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    51
                Marelle           20 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           20
                Charles           11 m w  son        Rensselaer           11
        TRUMBLE, William          50 m w  wif/bro    Rensselaer           50 farmer            nv    ol

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 33)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
105 105 MASON, Moses              29 m w             Albany        mar    20 cole pedler       nv            frame  $50
               Philinda           20 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    19
106 106 CUMMINGS, Reuben          28 m w             Rensselaer    mar     5 farmer            nv            frame $100
                  Mary Ann        25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    25
                  Albert           5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
                  Gilbert          3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
107 107 TRUMBLE, Barton H.        57 m w             Rensselaer    mar    46 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                 Melinda          46 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    25
                 George W.        15 m w  son        Rensselaer           15
                 Eunice           14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
                 Oliver           11 m w  son        Rensselaer           11
                 William           9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
                 John              6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
108 108 HORTON, Mary D.           37 f w             Rensselaer    wid    37                         ol      frame $200
                Eliza M.           6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
                Albert J.          3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
109 109 FELLOWS, David S.         24 m w             Albany        mar     2                   nv            frame $100
                 Polly Ann        18 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    18
110 110 LEWIS, Samuel C.          29 m w             Rensselaer    mar     3                   nv    ol      log    $50
               Martha M.          26 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     3
               Marsy N.R.          2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
               Lucy M.          1/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         1/12
111 111 VANDERLIN, Paul           49 m w             Germany       mar     4                   al       cnrw log    $25
                   Elizabeth      45 f w  wife       Germany       mar     4                   al       cnrw
                   Charles         8 m w  son        Germany               4                   al
                   Peter           1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
112 112 LOCKWOOD, Philander       38 m w             Rensselaer    mar    38 farmer            nv    ol      frame $400
                  Jerusha         37 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     5
                  Alvaro          10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
                  John H           4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
                  Sarah J.         3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                  Emily V.         2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
113 113 NUGENT, James             43 m w             Ireland       mar    20 farmer            nz    ol      frame $400
                Sally A.          42 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    42
                Richard P.        17 m w  son        Rensselaer           17
                Ira H.            15 m w  son        Rensselaer           15
                Sarah I.          12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
                John C.            6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
114 114 WAMBLE, George            43 m w             Germany       mar     1 laborer           al       cnrw frame  $50
                Hannah            26 f w  wife       Germany       mar     1                   al       cnrw
115 115 COOPER, John              28 m w             Rensselaer    mar       farmer            nv    ol      frame $300
                Laurel            27 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar
                Alvina C           3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer
                Lucinda            1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer
        HULL, Clark               20 m w  servant    Rensselaer

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 34)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
        BABCOCK, Bathsheba        14 f w  wif/sis    Rensselaer           14
116 116 HOUSE, George             50 m w             Germany       mar     3 farmer            al    ol      log    $25
               Clara              40 f w  wife       Germany       mar     3
               Mary                4 f w  daughter   Albany                3
               George, Jr.         2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
               John             6/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         6/12
117 117 SIMMONS, John             48 m w             Rensselaer    mar    45 farmer            nv    ol      frame $400
                 Angeline         46 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    43
                 Stephen          20 m w  son        Rensselaer           20
                 Calista          18 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           18
                 Herman           13 m w  son        Rensselaer           13
                 George W.        11 m w  son        Rensselaer           11
                 Mary E.           5 f w  son        Rensselaer            5
                 Herman H.         4 m w  grson      Rensselaer            4
118 118 SIMMONS, William H.       25 m w             Rensselaer    mar    25 farmer            nv            frame $100
                 Sarah E.         26 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    20
                 Edith D.          2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
                 Marsha Ann        1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
        DUFFE, Thomas             17 m w  servant    Ireland               1
119 119 MASON, Aaron              28 m w             Rensselaer    mar    28 laborer           nv            frame  $75
               Lucy               27 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    27
               Miranda            10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           10
               Maria A.            8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
               George W.           6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
               Charles E.          3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
120 120 BLUNT, David              50 m w             Rensselaer    mar     1 laborer           nv            frame  $25
               Catherine          48 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     1
               John H             20 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
               Albert             18 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
               Ira                16 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
               Catherine P        12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
               Margaret            9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
               Juliann             6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
               Simon               3 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
121 121 BRIMMER, Fredrick         44 m w             Germany       mar     3 laborer           al       cnrw log    $25
                 Elizabeth        41 f w  wife       Germany       mar     3                            cnrw
                 Christiana       12 f w  daughter   Germany               3
                 Helman           10 m w  son        Germany               3
                 Henry             8 m w  son        Germany               3
                 William           3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                 Abigail           1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
122 122 HAWN, Bottus              34 m w             Rensselaer           34 laborer           nv       cnrw log    $75
              Ester Ann           32 f w  wife       Rensselaer           32                            cnrw
              Mary Jane            8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
              James E.             7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 35)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
              William A.           5 m w  son        Rensselaer
              Peter H.             4 m w  son        Rensselaer
              Cynthia Ann          1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer
              Seward            2/12 m w  son        Rensselaer
123 123 DUSTIN, Amasa M           35 m w             Rensselaer    mar    20 farmer            nv    ol      frame $300
                Hannah            25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    25
                Emma F.            7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
124 124 DUSTIN, Annanias          26 m w             Rensselaer           20 farmer            nv    ol      frame $300
                Mary S            22 f w  wife       Rensselaer            4
        TIFFT, Mary S              6 f w  wif/dau    Washington            2
125 125 DINGMAN, Simon            37 m w             Rensselaer    mar    37 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                 Malinda          29 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    29
                 George A.         7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
                 Ciele F           5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
                 Eunice E.         4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
                 Rhoda E.          2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
126 126 MASON, Harvy              48 m w             Rensselaer    mar     9 farmer            nv    ol      frame
               Margaret           49 f w  wife       Canada        mar     9
               Eliza M.           22 f w  daughter   Warren                9
               Sarah A.           20 f w  daughter   Warren                9
               Margaret           18 f w  daughter   Warren                9
               William H.         16 m w  son        Warren                9
               Elizabeth          14 f w  daughter   Warren                9
               Joseph             10 m w  son        Washington            9
               Helen               8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
127 127 WYAN, William             33 m w             Prussia       mar     1 farmer            al    ol cnrw log   $100
              Catherine           30 f w  wife       Prussia       mar     1                            cnrw
              Nicholas             7 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
              Anna              1/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         1/12
128 128 WILBERT, Nicholas         28 m w             Germany       mar     1 farmer            al    ol cnrw frame $200
                 Catherine        21 f w  wife       Germany       mar     1                            cnrw
129 129 PARMER, Margaret          50 f w             Ireland       wid     6                         ol      log    $50
                Catherine         16 f w  daughter   Ireland               6
                Mary               1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
130 130 FRITS, John               55 m w             Germany       mar     3 laborer           al            log    $50
               Mary               57 f w  wife       Germany       mar     3
131 131 FRITS, Henry              29 m w             Germany       mar     3 laborer           al            log    $75
               Anna               23 f w  wife       Germany       mar     3
               Hannah              2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
               Henry               1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
132 132 HULL, James C.            23 m w             Rensselaer    mar    23 sawyer            nv            frame $150
              Lucy Ann            23 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    23
              Arvilla F.           1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
133 133 HOWE, Henry S             24 m w             Monroe        mar     9 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
              Hannah              17 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    17

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 36)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
              Orville              1 m w  son        Rensselaer
        LOCKWOOD, Rebecca         60 f w  wif/moth   Massachusetts wid    48
134 134 COTRELL, George W.        35 m w             Rensselaer    mar    35                   nv    ol      frame $150
                 Sabrina          31 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    31
                 Mary E.          12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
                 Martha G.        11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11
                 Thomas W.         9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
                 Laura Ann         7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
                 Recttina?         5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
                 Spenser A.        3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                 William D.        1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
        MCCOY, Barney             20 m w  servant    Ireland               7
135 135 HORTON, Columbus          32 m w             Rensselaer    mar    30 carpenter         nv    ol      frame $200
                Emaline A.        27 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     3
                Silas H.       10/12 m w  child      Rensselaer        10/12
136 136 HORTON, Amos              66 m w             Dutchess      mar    44 farmer            nv    ol      frame $400
                Polly             63 f w  wife       Connecticut   mar    44
                Ira               43 m w  child      Rensselaer           43 farmer            nv
        WAGER, John               30 m w  dau/husb   Rensselaer    mar     5 farmer            nv
               Eliza Jane          3 f w  grchild    Rensselaer            3
137 137 IVES, Hiram               38 m w             Rensselaer    mar    38 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
              Elizabeth           36 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    36
              Samuel B.           18 m w  son        Rensselaer           18
              David J.            16 m w  son        Rensselaer           16
              William H.          14 m w  son        Rensselaer           14
              Permelia I.         11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11
              Charles A.           9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
              Lucy Ann             7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
              Rhoda E.          6/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         6/12
138 138 HULL, Cyrus               50 m w             Rensselaer    mar    46 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
              Lucinda             41 f w  wife       Monroe        mar    18
              Amos, II            21 m w  son        Monroe               18                   nv
              Daniel F.           19 m w  son        Monroe               18
              Hannah J.           17 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           17
              Deborah A.          15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
              John T.             13 m w  son        Rensselaer           13
              Sarah E.            11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11
              Charles H.           9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
              Cordelia M.          7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
              Silas M.             5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
              Delbert              2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
139 139 REAVES, Henry             27 m w             Washington    mar    12 farmer            nv    ol      log    $25
                Almira            23 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    23
                Jonas              5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 37)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                Matilda            3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
                Minerva            1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
                Aaron           3/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         3/12
140 140 HAWVER, Daniel C.         28 m w             Rensselaer    mar    16 laborer           nv            log    $50
                Jerusha           29 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    28
                William W.         5 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
                Westly A.          3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                Moses M.           1 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
141 141 WHEELER, John S.          53 m w             Rensselaer    mar    53 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                 Caroline         52 f w  wife       Massachusetts mar    40
                 Ruth             17 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           17
                 Joseph M.        14 m w  son        Rensselaer           14
                 James W.         12 m w  son        Rensselaer           12
                 Ophelia J.        9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
                 Freeman D.        7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
        HUFFORDS, Sarah           86 f w             Connecticut   wid    55
142 142 LAWLER, Edward            57 m w             Ireland       mar    23 farmer            nz    ol      frame $200
                Mary              50 f w  wife       Ireland       mar    23
                Martin            20 m w  son        Rensselaer           20
                Mary              15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
                Edward, Jr.       13 m w  son        Rensselaer           13
                Sarah             10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           10
                John               7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
        ROGGERS, Patrick          50 m w  hired      Ireland               1                   nz
143 143 MASON, John               53 m w             Rhode Island  mar    19 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
               Dorothy            43 f w  wife       Albany        mar    19
               Peleg H.           20 m w  son        Rensselaer           19
               Leonard J.         15 m w  son        Rensselaer           15
               Julia               9 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9
144 144 MASON, Jared D.           25 m w             Rensselaer    mar    19 laborer           nv            frame  $50
               Catherine          18 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    18
               Delbert L.       2/12 m w  son        Rensselaer         2/12
145 145 HULL, Sarah               42 f w             Rensselaer    wid     8                            cnrw frame  $25
              Sarah I.            16 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
              Joel                15 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
              Elizabeth           12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
              Henry E.            11 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
              Albert               8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
              John A.              5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
146 146 HAMMON,John               29 m w             Germany               1 farmer            nz            frame  $50
               Mary C.            33 f w  wife       Germany               1
               Mary E.             1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
147 147 FRENCH, Simpson           24 m w             Rensselaer           24                                 frame $200
                Sophia            19 f w  wife       Rensselaer           19
                Cynthia A.     10/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer        10/12

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 38)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
148 148 BILLYOU, Elisha           48 m w             Rensselaer    mar    10 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                 Amanda           49 f w  wife       Franklin      mar    10
                 Calista          21 f w  daughter   Franklin             10
                 Flavius          17 m w  son        Monroe               10
                 Deforest          8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
                 Sally            62 f w  mother     Vermont       wid    10
149 149 LOCKWOOD, Gilford C.      40 m w             Rensselaer           40 laborer           nv            log    $25
                  Lydia           58 f w  mother     Massachusetts wid    50
150 150 PICKERLEN, Nicholas       29 m w             Germany       mar     3                   al            frame  $50
                   Mary           28 f w  wife       Germany       mar     3                   al
151 151 AMIDOWN, Derias           30 m w             Rensselaer    mar    30 farmer            nv    ol      frame $400
                 Eveline          30 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    30
                 Franklin         10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
                 Philip L.         7 m w  son        Rensselaer            7
                 Walter D.         5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
                 Mary E.           2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
        CLUNAS. John              55 m w  servant    Warren        wid    15                   nv
152 152 COTRELL, Samuel           62 m w             Massachusetts mar    49 farmer            nv    ol      frame $400
                 Lucy             59 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    59
                 Nathan           19 m w  son        Rensselaer           19
                 Rhoda            16 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           16
        WYNANTS, Margaret         16 f w  servant    Germany               3                   al
153 153 COTRELL, David H.         27 m w             Rensselaer    mar    27 farmer            nv    ol      frame $200
                 Lydia            29 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    29
154 154 FREMANTLE, Andrew         23 m w             England       mar     2                   al            frame $200
                   Nancy M        22 f w  wife       Schoharie     mar     2
                   Helen        6/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         6/12
155 155 MASON, Henry              55 m w             Connecticut   mar    51 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
               Ruth E             36 f w  wife       Columbia      mar    32
               Eliza              18 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           18
               Naoma              15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
               Dorcas A.          13 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
               Elizabeth          10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           10
               Israel              8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
               Mary J              7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
               Henry               4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
               William             2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
156 156 HULL, Amos                71 m w             New Hampshire mar    50 farmer            nv    ol cnrw frame $200
              Hannah              71 f w  wife       Massachusetts mar    50
157 157 HULL, David               41 m w             Rensselaer    mar    41 farmer            nv            frame $200
              Judy                25 f w  wife       Canada        mar     6                   al       cnrw
              Joseph               4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
              Louisa               2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer?
              Sarah M.          9/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         9/12
        DIAMON, William           45 m w             Rensselaer    wid    45                   nv       cnrw
1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 39)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
158 158 CARNICK, Sidney           28 m w             Rensselaer    mar    28 farmer            nv    ol      frame $300
                 Eliza Ann        28 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    28
                 David H.          9 m w  son        Rensselaer            9
                 Sarah Ann         7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7
                 Julia F.          5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
                 Franklin P.       3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
159 159 SIMMONS, Charles W.       29 m w             Rensselaer    mar    29 farmer            nv    ol      frame $300
                 Maria            26 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    26
                 Sabra E.          6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
                 Charles E.        4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
160 160 RANDLE, Benjamin          44 m w             Rensselaer    mar    44 farmer            nv    ol      frame $400
                Polly             43 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    43
                Rhoda             22 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           22
                John B.           19 m w  son        Rensselaer           19
                David F.          15 m w  son        Rensselaer           15
                Mary E.           12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           12
                Delila             8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
                Murry              3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
161 161 KILMER, Henry             63 m w             Dutchess      mar     4 farmer            nv       cnrw frame $100
                Ann               47 f w  wife       Connecticut   mar     4
                Henry              8 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
                Eliza Ann          6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
        FLETCHER, Franklin        20 m w  wif/son    Connecticut           4
162 162 COONRADT, Isaac           27 m w             Rensselaer    mar     7 farmer            nv    ol      frame $400
                  Harriet         20 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    20
                  Albertus         3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                  Emily L.     10/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer        10/12
        CARNICK, Charlotte        19 f w  wif/sis    Rensselaer           19
163 163 HYDE, David               49 m w             Vermont       mar     1 clergyman         nv            frame $200
              Sybil               45 f w  wife       Saratoga      mar     1
              Elisha              25 m w  son        Saratoga              1
              Anna                21 f w  daughter   Saratoga              1
              Betsy               14 f w  daughter   Saratoga              1
              Henry                7 m w  son        Saratoga              1
164 164 DUSTIN, George            38 m w             Rensselaer    mar    20 farmer            nv    ol      frame $400
                Eunice M          40 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    12
                Eleanor           11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11
                Mary              10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           10
                John               4 m w  son        Rensselaer            4
                P. T. Sherly       2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
        WOOD, John                28 m w  boarder    Rensselaer            7                   nv
165 165 DUSTIN, Annanias          63 m w             Rensselaer    wid    20 farmer            nv    ol      frame $500
166 166 THOMPSON, John            51 m w             Schoharie     mar    18 shoemaker         nv            frame $100
                  Gitty M.        48 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    18
                  Philip M.       16 m w  son        Rensselaer           16

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 40)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                  Alexander        5 m w  son        Rensselaer            5
167 167 DUSTIN, Murry             28 m w             Rensselaer           18 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                Sarah M           24 f w  wife       Rensselaer           24
                Lucretia H.        1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
168 168 WAGER, Zachariah          56 m w             Rensselaer    mar    15 laborer           nv    ol      frame $150
               Marian             46 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    15
               Fanny              23 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
               Zachariah J.       22 m w  son        Rensselaer           15                   nv
               William H.         20 m w  son        Rensselaer           15
               Milly Ann          18 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
               Arnold             16 m w  son        Rensselaer           15
               Washington         12 m w  son        Rensselaer           12
               Lodwick            10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
               Emmerson W.         6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
169 169 FISHER, William           55 m w             Germany       mar     5 farmer            nz    ol cnrw frame $200
                Mary              48 f w  wife       Germany       mar     5                   al       cnrw
                Christine         11 f w  daughter   Germany               5
                Fredrick          18 m w  son        Germany               5
170 170 RARICA, Augustus          30 m w             Germany       mar     2 laborer           al            frame $100
                Mary              28 f w  wife       Germany       mar     2                   al
                Christiana         2 f w  daughter   Germany               2
171 171 OTT, George A.            51 m w             Germany       mar     1 farmer            nz    ol      frame $1000
             Mary                 50 f w  wife       Germany       mar     1                   al
             Leonard              23 m w  son        Germany               1                   al
             Philip               16 m w  son        Germany               1
172 172 COTRELL, John C.          34 m w             Rensselaer    mar    34 farmer            nv    ol      frame $500
                 Rhoda            40 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    11
                 Sarah S.         10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           10
                 Charles C.        8 m w  son        Rensselaer            8
                 Martha I.         6 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
                 Harriet O.        4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
                 Alexander         2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
        RICHARDS, John H.         12 m w  servant    Rensselaer            8
        NOLAND, John              22 m w  servant    Ireland               1                   al
173 173 COTRELL, George           43 m w             Rensselaer           43 farmer            nv    ol      frame $500
                 Sarah            65 f w  mother     Ireland       wid    50                   al
                 William L.       25 m w  brother    Rensselaer           25                   nv
        SHERRY, Bryan             28 m w  hired      Ireland               3                   al
        SHERRY, Bridget           25 f w  servant    Ireland               4                   al
                Mary               2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
        RIVLAND, Henry            22 m w  hired      Germany               1                   al
                 Coonradt         15 m w  hired      Germany               1
174 174 IVES, James               48 m w             Rensselaer           48 innkeeper         nv    ol      frame
              Chloe               51 f w  wife       Rensselaer           51
              William O.          17 m w  son        Rensselaer           17

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 41)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
175 175 HUFMAN, Henry             41 m w             Rensselaer    mar    36 laborer           nv            frame $100
                Polly             36 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    31
                Lydia Ann F.      19 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           13
                John              17 m w  son        Rensselaer           11
                Mary E.           11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            6
                Lucinda F.         8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
                William E.         4 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
176 176 BONESTEEL, Maria          56 f w             Rensselaer    wid    18                            cnrw frame  $25
177 177 AMIDOWN, David D. F.      33 m w             Rensselaer    mar    33 coal peddler      nv    ol      frame  $50
                 Chloe            36 f w  wife       Saratoga      mar    25
                 Lara L. C.       15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           15
                 Mary L.           3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
178 178 BARBER, John              45 m w             Rensselaer    mar    45 farmer            nv    ol      frame $500
                Eunice            46 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    46
                Charles           14 m w  son        Rensselaer           14
                Daniel            35 m w  brother    Rensselaer           35                   nv
        MYRES, Dorlista           13 f w  servant    Rensselaer           13
        HORIGAN, James            40 m w  hired      Ireland              12                   nz       cnrw
179 179 DINGMAN, Joseph           48 m w             Schoharie     mar    19 farmer            nv    ol      frame $100
                 Harriet          33 f w  wife       Vermont       mar     5
                 Sanford F.       14 m w  son        Chattauqua            6
180 180 GRIGGS, Elias             59 m w             Massachusetts mar    30 farmer            nv    ol      frame  $50
                Sally             55 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    30
181 181 WHEELER, William L.       28 m w             Rensselaer    mar    28 farmer            nv    ol      frame  $50
                 Mary L.          25 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    25
                 Sarah R. C.       4 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            4
182 182 HOISATT, Anson M.         30 m w             Columbia      mar     1 coal peddler      nv            frame $100
                 Mary A.          28 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     1
                 Mary I.           7 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
                 John W.           3 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
                 Sarah E.       7/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         7/12
183 183 NORMY, Christopher        40 m w             Germany       mar     4 laborer           al       cnrw frame  $50
               Anna               40 f w  wife       Germany       mar     4                   al       cnrw
               Elizabeth           9 f w  daughter   Germany               4
               Arville          6/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         6/12
184 184 HULL, John                24 m w             Rensselaer           24                   nv            frame $100
185 185 WARIGER, Abraham          25 m w             Germany       mar     2 laborer                         frame  $50
                 Catherine        23 f w  wife       Germany       mar     2                   al
                 Henry A.          2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
                 Mary              1 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            1
        WENTZ, Mary               51 f w  wif/moth   Germany               1                   al
186 186 DINGMAN, Jacob            45 m w             Rensselaer    mar    45                   nv    ol      frame $150
                 Mahala           43 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    43
                 Charles N.       16 m w  son        Rensselaer           16
                 Mary E.          14 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           14
                 Joel C.          11 m w  son        Rensselaer           11
                 Delia F.          8 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            8
                 Mahala            5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
                 George W.         2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
        BUSS, Nathaniel           22 m w             Rensselaer           22 teamster          nv
187 187 PECK, Joel                73 m w             Rhode Island  mar    59 farmer            nv    ol      frame $500
              Hannah              65 f w  wife       Vermont       mar    41
              Calista             34 f w  child      Rensselaer           34
              Joel C.             32 m w  child      Rensselaer           32                   nv    ol
              Maryett             25 f w  child      Rensselaer           25
        BALDIN, Anna              18 f w  adopted    Rensselaer           10
188 188 CASTLE, William           25 m w             Rensselaer    mar    25 farmer            nv    ol      frame $300
                Mary Ann          23 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar    23
                Hannah L           3 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            3
        TURNER, John              20 m w  hired      Ireland               1                   al
189 189 MICLE, George             43 m w             Germany       mar     7 farmer            nz
               Margaret           37 f w  wife       Germany       mar     7                   al
               Anna               10 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            7                   al
        GROUEN, Joseph            26 m w  boarder    Germany               2                   al
                Shaco             38 m w  boarder    Poland                5                   al
190 190 AWLER, Daniel             28 m w             Rensselaer    mar    28 farmer            nz    ol      log    $50
               Margret            36 f w  wife       Germany       mar     4                   al
191 191 RAZIER, Christian         27 m w             France        mar     4 laborer           al            log    $50
                Louisa            26 f w  wife       France        mar     4                   al
                Louisa             5 f w  daughter   Schoharie             4
                Adam               3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
192 192 ADAMS, Luther L.          48 m w             Massachusetts mar     9 carpenter         nv    ol      frame $200
               Julia Ann          43 f w  wife       Rensselaer    mar     9
               Maria Louisa       15 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            9 school teacher
               Winfield S.         6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
193 193 WATERMAN, Almira          45 f w             Rensselaer    wid    20                                 frame $200
                  William         10 m w  son        Rensselaer           10
194 194 SAUCHURN, Henry           55 m w             Germany       mar     3 farmer            al    ol      log    $25
                  Stintje         65 f w  wife       Germany       mar     3                   al
                  Dornaco         26 f w  daughter   Germany               3                   al
                  Christopher     19 m w  son        Germany               3                   al
195 195 SAUCHURN, John            38 m w             Germany       mar     3 farmer            al    ol      log    $25
                  Sophie          28 f w  wife       Germany       mar     3                   al
                  Sophie           2 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            2
196 196 MYRES, Sally              47 f w             Rensselaer    wid    47                                 frame $100
               Sally              11 f w  daughter   Rensselaer           11
               Josephine           5 f w  daughter   Rensselaer            5
197 197 AUSTIN, Juliann           39 f w             Rensselaer    wid    39                         ol      frame $200
                James E           12 m w  son        Rensselaer           12
                Juliann            9 f  daughter   Rensselaer            9

1855 Census Town of Poestenkill, Rensselaer Co., NY (page 42)
2ND ELECTION DISTRICT, 4 June 1855
                John E.            6 m w  son        Rensselaer            6
                Elmer N.           3 m w  son        Rensselaer            3
                Stephen            2 m w  son        Rensselaer            2
198 198 HORTON, Fredrick          24 m w             Rensselaer    mar    23 teamster          nv            frame $100
                Sarah A.          20 f w  wife       Georgia       mar     1
                Lorenzo            2 m w  son        Rensselaer            1
                Mary Ann        6/12 f w  daughter   Rensselaer         6/12


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