Canaan Town 1790 Census
Hancock County, Maine

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine  04975
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(updated 1 March 2021)





In 1790 Canaan Town was in Hancock County because Waldo County had not been formed.

Head of Family Free white males
(16 and upwards, including family head)
Free white males
(under 16)
Free white females
(including family head)
All other free persons
Thomas, Charles 1 4 1
Raredan, David 1
Miller, Noah 4 3 3
Knight1, Nathan 2 1 5
Norton, John 2 2 3
Heal, Isaac 1 4 5
Heal, Chesley 1
Ogier [Auger?], Lewis 1 2 3
Smith, Peleg 1 1 3
Smith, JOseph 1 1 3
Sheldon1, Ephraim 1 3
Atkins, Cornelius 1
McFarland1, William 1 1 2
Dean, Joseph 1
Lamb, Joshua 2 4 3
Pottle, Daniel 1 1 3
Nason, John 1 5 3
Dunton, John 1 1
Thomas, Joseph 2 3 6
Witham1, Joshua 1 3 4
Gray, Levi 1 1
Quinn1, James 1 1 3
Milliken1, Abner 1 1 2
Moody, William 1 2 1
Fletcher, Ephraim 1
Fletcher, Jonathan 1
Hilton, Nathaniel 1 1
Column Totals 34 39 59 0
white males = 73 white females = 59 all other free persons = 0
households = 27 total persons = 132


Note:
   1The following surnames have been modified to bring them in line with current spelling: Knight (from Knights), McFarland (McFarlin), Milliken (Millikin), Quin (Quin), Sheldon (Shelden), and Witham (Whitham).