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Notes for Amos BARNUM


In the 1800 US Census for Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut the family of Amos Barnum was enumerated as follows:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1; Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1; Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1; Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1; Number of Household Members Under 16: 2; Number of Household Members Over 25: 1; Number of Household Members: 4 [Amos, Rachel, Joseph and a daughter under ten years of age for whom no name or other information has been found].

In the 1810 US Census for Harpersfield, Delaware County, New York the family of Amos Barnum was enumerated as follows: Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 4; Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1; Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1; Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1; Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1; Number of Household Members Under 16: 6; Number of Household Members Over 25: 2 [Amos and Rachel]; Number of Household Members: 8 [Joseph, John, Elias, Daniel, Ira and a daughter whose name is not known].

In the 1830 US Census for Harpersfield, Delaware County, New York the family of Amos Barnum was enumerated as follows: Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1; Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1; Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1; Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1; Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1; Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 2; Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1; Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1; Free White Persons - Under 20: 6; Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3; Total Free White Persons: 9; Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 9.

In the 1840 US Census for Harpersfield, Delaware County, New York the family of Amos Barnum was enumerated as follows: Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69: 1; Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1; Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1; Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1; Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1; Free White Persons - Under 20: 2; Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1; Total Free White Persons: 4; Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 4.

IIn the 1850 US Census for Harpersfield, Delaware County, New York the family of Amos Barnum was enumerated as follows:
Dwelling #61; Family #70
Amos Barnum, 75, Male, Mulatto [sic], Farmer, Real property $700, b. Connecticut
Amos J. Barnum, 9, Male, Mulatto [sic], b. New York, Attended school within the year
Sally Ann Barnum, 49, Female, b. Connecticut
Angelina Whitbeck, 17, Female, b. New York
Note: This enumeration was taken just five months before the death of Amos, on 8 December.
Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection). Name: Amos Barnum; Gender: Male; Birth Date: 22 Oct 1775; Birth Location: Danbury; Parent Name: Joseph Jr.; Parent Name: Temperance.
At the age of 75 years, 1 month, 17 days.
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