South Gower 1847 Census

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A list of inhabitants in the Township of South Gower taken in 1847
This census also contains an extensive list of statistical information. The specific details have not been transcibed in this summary but is available in the images. Refer to the detailed list of statistical information at the bottom of this page.
Heads of families Males Females Page Line Image Link
Lastname Firstname Over 16 Under 16 Over 16 Under 16
Adams John         02 09 2
Adams Joseph 3 4 3 1 02 10 2
Adams William 4 2 3 2 02 08 2
Akens James 1 5 1 3 06 12 6
Albrant Francis 1   1   07 16 7
Anderson Joseph 1 5 3   03 10 3
Archibald John S. 4 1 3   07 18 7
Baird James 1   1   07 24 7
Beach Alvin 2   1   03 03 3
Beach Benjamin 2 2 2 2 04 10 4
Beach William 4 1 3   04 11 4
Bennett Samuel 3 1 2 1 03 12 3
Blackman Wyman 1       07 19 7
Bower William 5   3   03 14 3
Broice George 1 1 1 4 04 04 4
Buchannan Alexander 1       05 19 5
Buchannan William 1   2   05 17 5
Buchannan William 3 2 1 2 07 13 7
Byce John 2 1 2 1 05 14 5
Cameron Alexander 1 3 1   02 01 2
Carns William 1 2 2 3 01 06 1
Christie Alexander 2   2   06 02 6
Christie James 2   2 1 07 08 7
Christie Rachael   4 2   04 13 4
Coleman John 3   3   06 08 6
Coleman Robert 4   2 1 07 06 7
Crowden Alexander 1 2 1 2 01 12 1
Cumings John 1 3 2 1 03 16 3
Cumings Peter 1       02 03 2
Cumings William 2 4 1 2 02 02 2
Deacon Michael 1       05 02 5
Dulmage Jacob 2 2 2 1 06 06 6
Dulmage John 1 1 1 4 03 11 3
Dunlop Samuel 1 1 1   03 04 3
Eager James 2 3 3 1 02 05 2
Ervens John 1 3 1 3 07 07 7
Fenton Nathaniel         05 01 5
Ford James 1 1 2 2 08 04 8
Fraser William N. 1 1 1 5 07 17 7
Gilmore Thomas 1 1 1 4 01 01 1
Gore John 1 3 1 5 04 03 4
Goreham Philo 2 2 3 3 02 06 2
Grant Alexander 1 2 1 2 03 02 3
Grant Allen 2 1 1 1 06 10 6
Grant John 2 1 2 3 03 05 3
Grant Lewis 1 3 2 1 03 01 3
Gray John 3 1 2 6 01 16 1
Gray Parnel 1       07 20 7
Gray Thomas 1   1 1 05 05 5
Hagerman Henry L. 1 1 1 3 04 12 4
Huchins Phineas 3   2 1 04 02 4
Hunter Samuel 4 3 4 2 02 13 2
Jenison Rufus 1   1 2 08 01 8
Keiff Ellen   2 2 1 06 07 6
Kennedy Georg 1 3 1   07 21 7
Kirkwood Robert 2   2   06 04 6
Leeming Joseph 1       04 07 4
Long Joseph 3 3 3 2 04 06 4
Mackey Thomas 4 3 2 3 06 14 6
Magee James 1 1 2   01 19 1
Maggee Robert 1 1   3 04 09 4
Maine John 1 2 1 1 07 03 7
Marshall John 1 2 1 1 07 23 7
Marshall William 2 2 1 1 08 05 8
Martin Hugh 1 3 1   06 09 6
McCann Hugh 2   2 2 02 12 2
McCargar Alexander 1 1 2 1 05 08 5
McCargar George 1 2 2 2 05 06 5
McCargar Hugh         05 07 5
McCargar Milow 10 3 3 1 05 09 5
McCord John 1 3 1 1 01 14 1
McDowel William 1 1 3 1 07 04 7
McErvins John 1 4 1 3 07 10 7
McFadden John 2 3 2 1 05 12 5
McFadden John Jun 1   1   05 13 5
McGakey John         08 07 8
McGowan James 1 2 1 2 05 03 5
McIntyre Daniel 1 2 1 3 01 15 1
McLeese Patrick 1 4 1 5 07 05 7
McSweney Peter 1 2 1 5 04 01 4
McVeney James 1 1 1   05 16 5
McWade Michael 3 1 1 3 01 04 1
Miller George 2 4 1 1 06 16 6
Morin Edward 1       06 17 6
Moses James         03 13 3
Moses William 1 2 2 2 02 04 2
Murdoch Michael 1   1 2 08 03 8
O'Neil Charles 1 2 1   05 15 5
Paine Jonathan 1 1 1   04 16 4
Parkison Alexander         05 20 5
Pelton Elijah 4 4 2 2 04 05 4
Pelton Phineas 3 1 3 1 04 08 4
Perkins Herman 1 2 2 2 06 05 6
Pitman William 1       01 09 1
Quinn John 1 1 1 2 01 05 1
Rath John 1       01 17 1
Rath Joseph 1 3 1 3 01 18 1
Rath William 1 2 1 3 07 14 7
Raymond William 2   2   05 11 5
Robison William 2 2 1 5 07 02 7
Roy John 1   1   01 13 1
Rutherford Alexander         07 01 7
Rutherford Robert 2 3 2 6 06 11 6
Selleck Joseph 1 3 1 1 05 04 5
Shaso William 1 4 1 1 03 17 3
Shaver John 1 3 1   05 10 5
Shaver Nicholas 2 2 3 2 02 11 2
Shepherd Joseph 1   2   06 01 6
Shiach David 1 1 1 4 03 15 3
Shinette Baptist 1 4 1 2 03 09 3
Slater William 1 1 1   01 07 1
Smith David 2 4 3 1 03 06 3
Smith John 3 3 3 1 03 07 3
Smith Leslie 1   2   01 03 1
Smith William 1 1 1   03 08 3
Snyder John 1 2 2 1 05 21 5
Snyder John Junior 2 2 1 2 07 11 7
Spencer John 1 5 1 3 04 14 4
Stewart Benjamin 1   1 1 07 22 7
Stone James 2 3 1   01 11 1
Story Alexander 2   1   07 12 7
Thilson Thomas 1 2 1 1 08 02 8
Thompson William 1   2 3 07 09 7
Todd John 1 1 1 1 06 13 6
Trip Frederick 1 1 2 4 01 10 1
Turpin John 1       06 03 6
Valcore Francis 3   2 5 08 06 8
Waugh Samuel 1       06 15 6
Whitney Emery 2 2 2 3 05 18 5
Wiles Richard 1   1 1 07 15 7
Willson Samuel         01 08 1
Wilson James 1   4   02 07 2
Wilson William 1       04 15 4
Workman William 1 1 1 1 01 02 1
Calculated Totals 773 205 196 187 185      
Column Description
1 No. of acres of land - uncultivated
2 No. of acres of land - cultivated
3 No. of lot, or other designation
4 Number of concession, or other description
9 Total number of persons resident in each family
10 Squared or  hewed timber on two sides, one story
11 Additional fire places
12 Framed under two stories
13 Additional fire places
14 Squared timber two stories
15 Additional fire places
16 Brick or stone of one story with not more than two fire places
17 Additional fire places
18 Framed brick or stone of two stories with not more than two fire places
19 Additional fire places
20 Wrought by water with one pair of stories
21 Additional pair of stories
22 Saw Mills
23 Merchant Shops
24 Store Houses
25 Store Houses for covering Men for hire or grain
26 Horses of three years old and upward
27 Oxen of four years old and upward
28 Milk cows
29 Horned cattle two to four years old
30 Close carriage with four wheels kept for pleasure
31 Phaetons, or other open carriage kept for pleasure
32 Gigs, or other carriage with two wheels kept for pleasure
33 Waggons kept for pleasure
34 Distilleries
35 Amount of assessment - Pounds, shillings, pence