Eden 1840 Census
Hancock County, Maine

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V. F. Thomas Co. - 183 Pleasant Street, Apartment 1 - Canton, Maine 04221
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(updated 25 July 2015)





Eden was renamed Bar Harbor on 5 March 1918.

The full headings of the census record below are: “of ten years, and under fifteen”, “of fifteen, and under twenty”, etc.



Head of Family Males Females
Under 5 5–10 10–15 15–20 20–30 30–40 40–50 50–60 60–70 70–80 80–90 90–100 Under 5 5–10 10–15 15–20 20–30 30–40 40–50 50–60 60–70 70–80 80–90
Liscomb, Gideon 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Peach, Eben2 W. 1 1 1 1 1
Peach, John 3 1 1 1
Hopkins, Smith 1 3 1 2 1 1
Thompson, Cornelius 2 1 1 1 1 1
Paine, Thomas 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1
Rich, John 1 1 1
Emery, Benjamin 1 1 2 1 1
Emery, Jared 1 2 1 1
Young, Elvin 1 1 1 1 1
Young, Edwin 1 1 1
Jordan, []3 N. 1
Thomas, Isaac H. 1 2 1 1 1 1
Hadley, Josiah B. 1 2 1 1 1 2 1
Higgins, Isaac 1 2 2 1 3 1 1
Thomas, Benjamin 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Mayo, Nathaniel 1 1 1 1 1
Mayo, Isaac 1 1
Mayo, Moses H. 1 1 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Moses 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Seth 1 1 1
Cousins, Elisha 2 1 1 1 1
Mayo, James 2nd 1 1 1 1 1
Thompson, William 1 2 1 1 2 1 1
Richardson, Cornelius 1 2 1 1 1
Cousins, Joseph 2nd 2 1 1 1
Richardson, Nicholas 1 1 1 1 1
Emery, Alfred 2 1 1 1 1 1
Young, Eben2 1 1 1 1 1
Young, Abner 1 1 1 1 1 1
Richards, William B. 2 1 1 1
Mayo, James 2 1 1 1 1
Knowles, Thomas 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Hamor, William 2 1 1 1 1 1
Mayo, Thomas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Kittredge, Benjamin W. 1 1 1 1 1
Edwards, Asa 1 1 1 1 1 1
Wasgatt, Elisha 2 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Joseph 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Mayo, Israel 1 1 1
Rinalda, George 1 1 1 1
Emery, Joel 2 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Leland, Pembroke 1 1
Hopkins, Joseph 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Higgins, William 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Higgins, John 1 1 3 1 1 2 1
Hadley, Eben2 M. 1 1 2 1
Manchester, Jonathan 2 1 1 1
McKenzie, William 1 1 1
Campbell, John 1 1 1 1 1 1
Newman, George 1 1 1 1 1 1
Hadley, Amos T. 3 1 1 1 1
Hadley, Simeon 1 2 1 1 1
Mayo, Gideon 1 1 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Elisha 2 1 1 1 1 2 1
Burns1, William 1 1 1 2 1
Cousins, Joseph 1 2 1 1 1
Higgins, Reuben Jr. 1 1 2 2 2 1
Higgins, Joseph 2nd 1 1 1 1
Marcyes, William 1 1 1 1
Salisbury1, Upton 1 1 1 1 1 1
Fish, Jane 1 3 1
Hopkins, Giles 1 1 1
Jordan, Lemuel 2 1 1 1
Thomas, John 1 1 1 1
Emery, William 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 1
Cousins, Elisha 2nd 1 1 1 2 1
McFarland, John 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Leland, Hannah 1 2 1 1
Leland, Eben2 1 1 1 2 1 1
Leland, Thomas H. 1 2 1 1 1 1
Leland, William 2 2 1 1 1 3 1 1
Leland, David 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Leland, Eben2 L. 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Benjamin 1 1 1 1 1 1
Hadley, Abel 1 1 1 1 1 1
Richards, Samuel H. 1 1 1
Richards, William 1 1 1 2 1 1
Richardson, Abraham 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Leland, Roswell 1 1 1 1
Thomas,1 Jacob S. 1 1 1 1 1
Thomas, Judith 2 1 1
Thomas, Comfort 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Thomas, Nicholas J. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Mayo, Ambrose 1 1 1 1 1
Salisbury1, Reuben S. 1 2 1 2 1 1
Richardson, Eben2 2 2 1 1 1
Mayo, Henry 1 1 1
Higgins, Samuel 1 1 1 1
Higgins, David 3rd 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Brewer, Josiah 1 3 1 1 1
Hamor, Edward 1 1 1 1
Thomas, Oliver 1 1
Wasgatt, John T. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Hamor, John 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
McFarland, Leonard 1 1 1
Wasgatt, Nicholas 1
Brewer, Edward 2 2 1 2 1 2 1
Wasgatt, Joanna 1 1 1
Hamor, Ezra 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Hamor, Alden 1 1 1
Peach, Benjamin 1 1
Higgins, Richard 1 2 1 1 1 1
Hamor, Jonathan 1 1 2 1 2 1
Remick, Seth D.4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Salisbury1, John 2 1 1 1 1
Sylvester, Abner 1 1 2 1 1
Hamor, Richard 1 1 1 1
Hamor, Experience 1 1 2 1 2 1
Hamor, David 1 1
Hamor, Samuel 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Wasgatt, William 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1
Hamor, John 2nd 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Doane, Jonathan 1 1 1 1
Campbell, Timothy 1 1 1 1
Fish, Gilbert B. 1 2 2 1
Hopkins, Seth 1 1 1 1 1
Hopkins, Sally 1 1
Emery, S. N. 1 1
Leland, Mary Ann 1
Higgins, Deen [Dean] 1 1
Hopkins, Zacheus 2nd 2 1 1
Wasgatt, Jason 1 1 1 1 1 1
Rodick1, Daniel 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Richards, Josiah B. 1 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Oliver 3rd 1 3 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Henry 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 1
Higgins, Stephen 1 1 1
Higgins, Stephen Jr. 1 1 1 1 1 1
Roberts, Tobias 1 1 1 1 1 1
Hamor, James 1 1
Rodick1, David 1 1 1 1
Rodick1, John 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Stephen 2nd 1 2 1 1 1 1
Suminsby1, John 1 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Daniel 1 1 1
Higgins, Oliver 2 2 1 1 3 1 1
Havens, Christopher 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Royal G. 1 1 1 1
Stanwood, Humphry [Humphrey] 1 1 1
Young, Joseph 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Zacheus 1 1 1 3 2
Salisbury1, Reuben 1 1 1 1 1
Salisbury1, Bethuel 3 1 1 1 1 1 1
Beverly, James 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Higgins, Asa 2 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Ambrose 1 1 1
Richardson, Amos 1 1 2 1
Higgins, Abijah 3 1 1 1
Hotchkiss, John A. 1 1 1 2 1
Higgins, Jesse 2 1 1 1
Higgins, Royal 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Benjamin H. 1 2 1
Richardson, Daniel 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Sylvanus 1 1 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Oliver 2nd 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Higgins, Serenus 1 1 1 1
Burley, William E. 1 3 1
Hamor, Cornelius T. 1 2 1 1
Higgins, David 1 1 2 1 1
Higgins, Joseph M. 1 1 2 1 1
Pray, Ebenezer 1 1 2 2 1 1
Hadley, Samuel 2 1 1
Day, Moses 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Bunker, William 2 1 1 1
Young, Elisha 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Stanley1, John 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
Smallidge, Timothy 2 2 1 1 1
Kief, William 1 1 1 1
Speed, Oliver H. 1 1
Woodbury, John 1 1 1
Lynam, William 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Hodgdon, Enoch 1 1
Brown, John 1
Higgins, Sparrow 1
Smith, Esther 1
Campbell, Betsey 1 1 1 1
Hodgkins, Israel 1 1
Column totals 102 78 69 67 90 64 36 20 27 8 0 1 83 77 54 47 88 52 43 23 15 9 1
males = 562 females = 492
families = 178 total persons = 1054


Notes:
   1The following surnames have been modified to bring them in line with current spelling: Burns (from Burnes), Rodick (Rodicks), Salisbury (Salsbury), Stanley (Standley), and Suminsby (Suminsbey).
   2Eben and Ebenezer may have been used interchangeably by a census taker. This possibility needs to be examined in each case.
   3Cannot determine the initial.
   4In this family was Phebe Remick, age 73, a “pensioner”.