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1819 Census of Loughborough/Portland Townships

The original census is available from three sources:

  • Public Archives of Canada: (Original document) It was found as an attachment to a land petition of Michael Sloote, Petition S13/42 and signed by Thos. Raile, Town Clerk for the year 1819.
  • The Ontario Register, Volume III, 1819 Census of Loughborough, Frontenac County, (available at the Public Archives of Canada and major libraries in Canada)
  • Family Tree Maker's Family Archives Genealogical Records: The Ontario Register, 1780s-1870s, CD # 204
While most of settlers listed were from Loughborough Township, some were also from Portland Township which is to the west. The Spike family for example are listed and they lived in Portland Township at the site of the village of Harrowsmith, (known as Spike's Corners before being named Harrowsmith). The document is titled "A return of the inhabitants of the Township of Loughborough and Portland". Most of the names in the document are still common in the area.

The document listed inhabitants in three categories, Males 16 to 60, Males under 16, and Females. Relative family groups can be determined by the position in each group. This method works up to a point but on the attempt, it seems a logging camp or barn raising was listed throwing the family grouping out about 2/3 of the way through.

Please find below a transcription of the original list. Spelling of the names have changed over the years and in the case of many, they could not read nor write so often left it up to the clerk/minister of the time to phonetically spell their own name. For this reason the last name Keller is spelled "Celler", Lyons is spelled "Loyns", etc.

Census of Loughborough/Portland Townships in 1819
(from Michael Sloote's Land Claim)
Males from 60 to 16 years:
Michael Sloote
Jacob Hiller
Wm. Boise
John Cronk
John Vanluver
Michael Youngs
John Reddin
John Barret
James Barret
Peter Vannast
Jacob Polun
Michael Vanast
Ebenezer R. Barret
Daniel Blake
Sol. Joiner
Peter Switzer
John Castle
Henry Wood
Hosea Purdy
Babtis Voyau
Jacob Shibley
John Shibley
Henry Shibley
Sam. Peters
James Burley
Wm. Babcock
David Richmond
Wm. Martin
John Brown
Nathaniel D. Yoe
Mathew Germain
Wm. Germain
Robert Stuart
Thos. Comer
Ephraim Ash
Thos. Comer
Brian Spike
John Switzer
Wm. Vermilyea
Abraham Collard
John Grunison
Peter Rattan
John Freeman
Francis Lattimore
Thos. Draper
John Coknet
Moses Spafford
Horace Spafford
Thos. Spairham
Clarke NickIs
Thos. Freeman
Simon Freeman
Ben. Boise
Law. Sills
Henry Paddleford
Wm. McFarlin
Luke Barret
Michael Rattan
Wm. Simpkins
Albert Finch
Isaac Finch
Jeremy Earl
Abraham Woodcock
John W.
Nicholas W.
Abraham W.
Lawrence Raile
Francis Guess
George Wood
Joel Pringle
Martin Clement
John Celler
Ben. Randel
John Campbell
John Randell
James Blackaby
Wm. Goiner
Wm. Ash
Wm. Ferguson
Cornelius Williams
Isaac Orsor
Isaac Bond
Wm. Celler
Ace Picksley
Thos. Conklin
Wm. Ransier
Thos. Segriff
Daniel Loyns
Francis Lattimore
John Teachout
Thos. Hawkins
Irey Durling
SamueI Akroyd
Isaac Orsor
David Hueston
Cornelius Hueston
John Warner
John Peters
James Right
John Lake
Aron Lake
A Lake
James Shaw
John Hiller
Philip Snider
Benjamin Vanluver
John Youngs
Richd. Youngs
Oliver Barret
Erastus Barret
Israel Blake
Edy Vanluver
Wm. Wood
Daniel Wood
Henry Atkinson
John Vanluver
Babtis Voyau
John Spike
John Switzer
Ambrose Rossel
Abraham Collard
Isaac Collard
Edward Freeman
Cie Boise
John Sills
Luke Barret
Michael Mooney
James Earl
Thos. Raile
Paul Woodcock
Christopher Wood, [Sr ?]
Nelson Williams
Wil. Ransier
Oliver Loyns
Seth Loyns
Wm. Lattimore
Sam. Lattimore
Sam. Akroyd
Wm. Shoeman
Thos. Peroe
Dan. Switzer
Sam. Peters
John Guess
Males Under 16
Wm. Hiller
Jacob HiIIer
Peter Hiller
Michael Hiller
F Hiller
Isaac Hiller
Wm. Boise
Sol. Cronk
John Vanluver
Cornelius Van.
Fred. Van.
Ramsore Van.
David Van.
Calvin Van.
Michael Youngs
Thos. Youngs
James Youngs
Daniel Reddin
Irey Barret
John Vanast
Nathan Van.
Russel Barret
John Blake
Daniel Blake
Chas. Goiner
Wm. Goiner
Sam. Switzer
David Wood
Henry Wood
Abraham Wood
James Wood
Barny Purdy
Joseph Voyau
Edward Voyau
Homer Voyau
Alexander Voyau
Lewis Voyau
Babtis Voyau
Peter Shibley
John Shibley
Charles Shibley
Edwin Shibley
Iry Shibley
James Peters
John Peters
Sam. Peters
Hue Peters
Wm. Peters
Sol. Peters
John Burley
Wm. Babcock
James Babcock
John Richmond
Richd. R.
Daniel R,
James Martin
Peter Martin
Martin Brown
Sam. D Yoe
Jacob D Yoe
Christy Germain
Wm. Gemain
Henry G.
George G.
Alaxander Spike
Bryan Spike
Moses Spike
Aaron Spike
Christy Switzer
Lorenzo Switzer
Philip Switzer
Peter Vemilyea
Wm. Vemilyea
John Grunison
Peter Rattan
Henry Rattan
John Rattan
Thos. Freeman
Barny Freeman
George Vanluver
Ben Vanluver
Thos. V.
Wm. Draper
Thos. D.
Ben. Cocknet
George Cocknet
Wm. Cocknet
Adolfus Spairham
George Spairham
Freem. Spairham
Wm. Spairham
John Nickls
Joseph NickIs
Wm. Nickls
Mathew Freeman
Henry Freeman
Ire F.
Peter Boise
Martin Boise
John Boise
Every Paddleford
Andrew Paddleford
Hiram McFarlin
John Freel
Aaron Freel
Ben Barret
Jesse Barret
Ab. Rattan
Christy Rattan
Merrit Simpkins
Stephen S.
David S.
Robert Finch
Donford Earl
David Woodcock
Jacob W.
Edward W.
John Wood
Christy Wood
Wm, Teachout
Jacob T,
AIexander Blackaby
Wm. Ash
Sol. Orson
GabriI Orson
Wm. Bond
Hiram Bond
Francis Bond
Limen Picksley
Samuel Conklin
George Ransier
Thos. Segriff
Henry Loyns
Jacob Teachout
John Durling
Jacob Durling
Wm. Durling
Thos. Durling
Stephen Ackroyd
George A.
Hiram A.
Henry A.
Slome Warner
John Celler
Wm. Celler
Chancy Warner
Alexander Lake
Nathan Lake
James Lake
Christy Lake
John Lake
Wm. Lake
Isaac Lake
Caleb Hueston
George Hueston
Cornelius H.
John Warner
George Peters
Ben Peters
Wm. Teeple
John Teeple
George Teeple
Ben Peters
George Peters
Thos. Guess
Wm. Guess
Names of Females:
Mary Hiller
Betsey Hiller
Peggy Boise
Christun Boise
Betsey Boise
Mary Boise
Peggy Boise
Sally Cronk
Mary Cronk
Delilah Cronk
Anne Cronk
Eliza Cronk
Mary Vanluver
Betsey Vanluver
Betsey Youngs
Betsey Youngs
Cathrine Youngs
Mary Youngs
Mary Reddin
Nelly Barret
Debby Barret
Darius Barret
Polly Barret
Rachael Polun
Sally Vannest
Hanna Vannast
Serah Barret
Elmira Barret
Hanna Blake
Patty Blake
Serah Blake
Mary Joiner
Mercy Switzer
Hanna Emmins
Anne Castle
July Castle
Peggy Castle
Betsey Freeman
Chrlstun Wood
Mary Wood
Serah Wood
Betsey Wood
Betsey Wood
Mary Purdy
Jane Purdy
Mary Shibley
Emily Shibley
Jane Shibley
Cathrine Shibley
Cath. Shibley
Cath. Clement
Charlotte Shibley
Rhodea Shibley
Mercy Peters
Hanna Peters
Betsey Peters
Betsey Peters
Holdey Burley
Mary Burley
Peggy B.
Mary B.
Mary B.
Mary Babcock
Mary B.
Cathrine B.
Mercy Richmond
Jane R.
Anne R.
Ru[th ?] R.
Nancy Martin
Dolly Brown
Diana B.
Polly B.
Debby B.
Thankful Martin
Anne D Yoe
Margret Germain
Eliza G.
Cathrine G.
Eliza G.
Mary Spike
Serah Spike
Betsey S.
Emily S.
Rachael S.
Anne S.
Cathrine S.
Miram S.
Mary Swltzer
Agnes S.
Sophia S.
Peggy Vanast
Rachel Vermilyea
Jemimy V.
Mary V.
Rebecca Grunison
Hanna Collard
Rebecca C.
Hanna C.
Jemimy Rattan
Serah R.
Lany R.
Anne R.
Jenny Freeman
Jemimy Freeman
Hanna Lattimore
Amverilyea Lattimore
Mary Voyau
Margret Voyau
Ariot Voyau
Mary V.
Joset V.
Magdelin V.
Jenny V.
Hanna Draper
Viny D.
Mary D.
Ruth D.
Anne D.
Cathrine Cocknet
Rosomond Spairham
Anne S.
Margret Murphy
Merin Nickls
Margery Nickls
Lorey Nickls
Polly Freeman
Mary Freeman
Hanna_ F.
Margret Boise
Betsey Boise
Margret B.
Nelly B.
Nancy B.
Hanna B.
Rachael B.
Lundy B.
Marjery Sills
Mary S.
Rachael S.
Nancy Paddleford
Rosanna P.
July P.
Dency McFarl in
Mary McFarlin
Milly Barret
Polly Barter
Nancy B.
Sally B.
Ann Freel
Serah Simpkins
Rebecca S.
Lucindy S.
Mary S.
Cathrine Woodcock
Hitty W,
Caty W.
Hanna W.
Patty W.
Eliza W.
Hanna W.
Marlow Sloote
Betsey Finch
Olive Earl
Unis Earl
Cathrine Wood
Hanna W.
Polly W.
Serah W.
Mary Pringle
Hanna Burges
Eritty Wood
Susanna W.
Serah W.
Betsey Guess
Jenny Clement
Polly Clement
Mary Celler
Liddy C.
Liddy Randel
Hanna Campbell
Serah Campbell
Sally Blackaby
Emily B.
Jane B.
Mary B.
Mary Ash
Ann Ash
Jane Williams
Sally Williams
Eliza W.
Ann W.
Zilphy Orsor
Ann Orsor
Rebecca O.
Rhodea O.
Jane O.
Nancy O.
Elizabeth Bond
Jane B.
Giddy B.
PoIly B.
Mary Picksley
Olive Picksley
Carline Picksley
Susanna P.
Nancy Conklin
Mary Conklin
Sally Conklin
Ann Conklin
Liney C.
Clarcy Ackroyd
Cathrine Ransier
Elizabeth R.
Mary Segriff
Polly S.
Jane S.
Polly S.
Nancy Segriff
Gift Loyns
Nancy Loyns
Betsey L.
Gitty L.
Polly L.
Gitty L.
Ann Teachout
Mary Teachout
Mehilla T.
Mary T.
Sebry T.
Mary Durling
Clary Akroyd
Ariot Akroyd
Cathrine Hueston
Hariot H.
Margret Warner
Slon Warner
Liddy Warner
Mary Peters
Carline P.
Mary P.
Carline P.
Mary P.
Susanna Lake
Hanna Teeple
Polly Teeple
Rachael Teeple
Christun T.
Liddy Celler
Peggy Celler
Liney Celler
Mary C.
Mary Lake
Deborah Lake
Susy Lake
Elizabeth Lake
Hanna Lake
Susy Lake
Elizabeth Lake
Nancy Guess
Mary Guess
Elizabeth Peters
Carline Peters
Last Updated on 10/3/98
By Jim Keller

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