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1810 Census, Washington Co., Rhode Island

Exeter

Roger Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Male 16-25 3
 Free White Male 45+ 1 ? Roger Sheldon Head
 Free White Female 45+ 1
 Total Free White Persons 5 Notes:
 Total – All Persons 5

 

W– Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Female under 10 1
 Free White Female 16-25 1 W– Sheldon Head
 Total Free White Persons 2 Notes:  The enumerator purposefully omitted the name, and this appears to be a young single woman with child.
 Total – All Persons 2

Hopkinton

Asa Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Male under 10 2
 Free White Male 26-44 1 Asa Sheldon Head
 Free White Female under 10 3
 Free White Female 26-44 1
 Total Free White Persons 7 Notes:
 Total – All Persons 7

 

Potter Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Male under 10 4
 Free White Male 10-15 2
 Free White Male 16-25 2
 Free White Male 26-44 1 ? Potter Sheldon Head
 Free White Female under 10 2
 Free White Female 10-15 1
 Free White Female 26-44 1
 Total Free White Persons 13 Notes:
 Total – All Persons 13

South Kingston

Foster Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Male under 10 1
 Free White Male 10-15 1
 Free White Male 26-44 1 Foster Sheldon Head
 Free White Female 10-15 2
 Free White Female 26-44 1
 Total Free White Persons 6 Notes:
 Total – All Persons 6

 

Henry Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Male under 10 3
 Free White Male 10-15 2
 Free White Male 16-25 1
 Free White Male 45+ 1 ? Henry Sheldon Head
 Free White Female under 10 1
 Free White Female 10-15 1
 Free White Female 16-25 3
 Free White Female 26-44 1
 Total Free White Persons 13 Notes:
 Total – All Persons 13

 

Isaac Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Male 10-15 1 Gardner Sheldon son 12
 Free White Male 16-25 1 John Sheldon son About 20
 Free White Male 45+ 1 Isaac Sheldon Head 55
 Free White Female under 10 2 Renued “Neuah” Sheldon daughter 9
Susan Sheldon daughter About 8
 Free White Female 10-15 1 Hannah Sheldon daughter About 14
 Free White Female 16-25 1 Abigail Sheldon daughter About 16
 Free White Female 45+ 1 Esther Carpenter Sheldon wife 52
 Other Free Persons 1 unknown
 Total Free White Persons 8 Notes:  Another daughter, Esther, may have died prior to this time.  She is the only daughter without a husband noted and there is a tally missing for her.
 Total Other Free Persons 1
 Total – All Persons 9

 

Jonathan Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Male 45+ 1 Jonathan Sheldon Head
 Free White Female 16-25 3
 Free White Female 45+ 1
 Total Free White Persons 5 Notes:
 Total – All Persons 5

 

Penelope Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Male 10-15 1
 Free White Female 45+ 1 Penelope Sheldon Head
 Total Free White Persons 2 Notes:  Penelope was likely a widow living with her son.
 Total – All Persons 2

Westerly

Will’m Sheldon Household
Possible Identity
Description Tally Name Relationship Age
 Free White Male under 10 1
 Free White Male 10-15 1
 Free White Male 16-25 2
 Free White Male 26-44 1
 Free White Male 45+ 3 ? William Sheldon Head
 Free White Female under 10 2
 Free White Female 26-44 1
 Total Free White Persons 11 Notes:
 Total – All Persons 11

 

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About the Author:

Dale has been studying genealogy heavily for over 30 years, since the age of 10. Although he does not seek professional clients, he has helped a family regain property lost during the Holocaust, and has assisted to obtain historical preservation status for a building in San Francisco. He is a co-admin of the ftDNA Sheldon DNA Project. He lives near Los Angeles and works in the travel industry.
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