NOTE: This transcription is meant
to be a guide only. It is the transcriber's interpretation and
subject to human error. Always refer to the original document
(or microfilm) for your own interpretation.
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Abstracted and formatted by , ©2000 from the National Archives and Records
Administration Federal Population Schedules for the 6th Census
of the United States in 1840.
Submitted by C. Gagnon, August 2001. Both above notices must remain
when copied or downloaded.
Key to column headings
Lastname = Name of Heads of Families
0-5 = under 5 years old
5-10 = 5 and under 10 years old
10-15 = 10 and under 15 years old
15-20 = 15 and under 20 years old
20-30 = 20 and under 30 years old
30-40 = 30 and under 40 years old, etc.
00 . = 100 and older
(Numbers include the head of family)
To = Total number of persons in household
Mi = Mining Ag = Agriculture
Co = Commerce
Ma = Manufacturing
Oc = Navigation of the oceans Ri= Navigation of canals, lakes and rivers
Pr = Learned professions and engineers Pensi = Pensions for Revolutionary
or military services included in the foregoing
Na = Name of pensioner
Ag = Age of pensioner
0-14 = under 14
14-25 = 14 and under 25
25 . = 25 and upwards
Bl = Blind
Pu = Insane and idiot at public charge
Pr = Insane and idiot at private charge
Col = Universities or colleges
N = Number of universities/colleges
N= Number of students
Gra = Academies and Grammar Schools
N = Number of academies/grammar schools
N = Number of students
Com = Primary and Common Schools
N = Number of schools
N = Number of scholars
Pu = Number of scholars on public charge
Can Rea = Number of white persons over 20 years of age in each
family who cannot read and write
This is the 1840 federal census for
Aroostook County, ME.
This page was transcribed from and proofread against the microfilm
copy of the 1840 US Census.