New York Census

1840 - 1870

Pitre Extractions

 

 

 

Questions asked in the 1840 census:

Name of head of household; number of free white males and females in age categories 0 to 5, 5 to 10, 10 to 15, 15 to 20, 20 to 30, 30 to 40, 40 to 50, 50 to 60, 60 to 70, 70 to 80, 80 to 90, 90 to 100, over 100; number of slaves and free “colored” persons in age categories; categories for deaf, dumb, and blind persons and aliens; town or district; and county of residence. Also: the ages of revolutionary war pensioners and the number of individuals engaged in mining, agriculture, commerce, manufacturing and trade, navigation of the ocean, navigation of canals, lakes and rivers, learned professions and engineers; number in school, number in family over age twenty-one who could not read and write, and the number of insane.

 

1840 Brasher, St. Lawrence

Listing

Probable identity

Lewis Lasham  males 1 (20-30), females 2 <5, 1 (5-10), 1 (20-30), 1 (60-70)  [p. 325]

Louis Pitre (3 Feb 1820), wife Anne Dunn, daughters Susan 6, Catherine 2 & Mary infant, mother Marie Louise Lefebvre, widow of Jean Marie 'Jean Baptiste' Pitre (13 Oct 1766)

Peter Lasham  males 2 <5, 1 (5-10), 1 (30-40), females 1 <5, 1 (5-10), 1 (15-20), 1 (30-40)  [p. 325]

Pierre Pitre (22 Jul 1801), wife Sophie Noreau, children Marie 16, Sophie 12, Pierre 8, Julia 6, Edward 4, Adeline 3, John infant

 

1840 Franklin & Ft. Covington  -  none

 

 

Questions asked in the 1850 census:

Name; age; sex; color; territory or country of birth; whether the person attended school or was married within the year; whether the person could read or write if over age twenty; whether the person was deaf-mute, blind, insane, or “idiotic”; whether or not a fugitive from the state; and real estate value. The census also asked the occupation of males over age fifteen.

 

1850 Franklin

Entry

Probable identity

Louis LaShomb 30 (CE), wife Ann 36 (CE), Susan 16, Catherine 12, Mary 10, John 7, Phebe 5, Peter 3, Joseph 8 months, Mary Lashaw 66 (CE) insane      [CE is Quebec]  [Bombay, p. 210]

Louis Pitre (3 Feb 1820), wife Anne Dunn; mother Marie Louise Lefebvre, 2nd wife & widow of Jean Marie ' Jean Baptiste' Pitre (13 Oct 1766)

Daniel Russell 47, Eliza 42, Louis Gadboy 17, Phebe Peats 13  [Ft. Covington, p. 183]  

 

1850 St. Lawrence 

Entry

Probable identity

Peter Lashaw 56 farmer, $300 real estate (Can), Sophia 40 (Can), Peter 17 farmer (Can), Edward 14 (Can), John 11, Frank 8, Angus 6, Catherine 2, Adaline 12 (Can), Louis 1 month  [Brasher, p. 399/400]

Pierre Pitre (22 Jul 1801), wife Sophie Noreau

Charles Peet 40 (Can) farmhand, Lucy 34 (Can), Charles 13 (Can), Philoma 10 (Can), Mary 8, Asahel 4 (Can), Delia 9 months  [Hopkinton, p. 28] Charles Pitre (12 Aug 1803), wife Lucie Leblanc

 

 

 

Questions asked in the 1860 census:

Name; age; sex; color; occupation of persons over age 15; value of real estate; value of personal estate; name of state, territory, or country of birth; whether the person was married during the year; whether the person was deaf-mute, blind, insane, an “idiot”, a pauper, or a convict.

 

1860 Clinton

Entry

Probable identity

Oliver Peet 36 (Can) day laborer, wife Marceline 30 (Can), Delia 9, Sophia 8, Nelson 4, Louisa 1  [Ausable] Pierre Olivier Pitre (8 Feb 1824), wife Marceline Bombardier  [non-Acadian]

 

1860 Franklin

Entry

Probable identity

Henry LaSham 19 farm laborer (Can), w/family of Charles Surville 32 & Julia 27 (m. c1848)  [Chateaugay, p. 724]

 

Peter LaShomb 29 farmer (Can), wife Ann 18 (Can), Julia 4 (Can)  [Ft. Covington, p. 56; I495] Pierre Lajambe (c1831), wife Anne Poirier
Timothy Feehen 31 (Ire) blacksmith, wife Mary 29 (Ire), Elisa 9 (Ire), Ellen 2, Alice 9 months; Mitchell Peter 19 (Can) blacksmith operative  [Moira, p. 67, dated 3 Jul 1860] Michel Lepitre (2 Jun 1840)

Paul C. McKee 24 (Can) blacksmith, wife Ann 23 (VT), Thomas C. 8 months, John Mitchell 20 (Can) blacksmith, Michael Peter 18 (Can) blacksmith.   [Moira, p. 71; dated 5 Jul 1860]

Michel Lepitre (2 Jun 1840)

 

1860 St. Lawrence

Entry

Probable identity

Peter Lowshom 40 farmer, $1000 real estate, $400 personal (Can), Amina 19 (Can), Ellen 4, Jane 2, Henry 1 month  (children b. NY)  [Brasher, p. 133]

Pierre Pitre (Oct 1832), wife Elmire Quenell

Peter Lashaw 40 [sic 60] farmer, $1700 real estate, $800 personal (Can), Sophia 40 [sic 55] (Can), Frank 18, Angus 15, Kate 14, Lewis 10, Mary 36  [Brasher, p. 137]

Pierre Pitre (22 Jul 1801), wife Sophie Noreau

Charles Pete 50 (Can) farm laborer, Lucy 45 (Can), Caroline 11, Lewis 7, Nelson 5, Marila 4  [Hopkinton, p. 21] Charles Pitre (12 Aug 1803), wife Lucie Leblanc
Charles Pete 22 (Can) farmer, Mary A. 18  [Hopkinton, p. 21] Charles Pitre (14 Sep 1837), wife Mary Bowen
Lewis Lashaume 40 (Can) farmer, Anne 46 (Can), Mary A. 20, John 18, Phebee 16, Peter 12, Joseph 8, Fanny 7  [Norfolk, p. 5] Louis Pitre (3 Feb 1820), wife Anne Dunn

 

 

 

Questions asked in the 1870 Census:

1- Dwelling houses to be numbered in the order of visitation; 2- Families numbered in order of visitation; 3-  Name of every person whose place of abode on the first day of June 1870 was with the family; 4- Age of each individual at the last birthday. If a child was under one year of age, months of age were to be stated in fractions.; 5- Sex; 6- Color  (white – W, black – B, Chinese – C, Indian – I, mulatto – M); 7- Profession, occupation or trade of every male and female; 8- Value of real estate; 9- Value of personal property; 10- Place of birth, specifically in which state or territory of the United States, or in which country if foreign born (including the province if born in Germany).; 11- Whether or not the father and the mother of the individual was foreign born; 12- If an individual was born or married within the year, the month in which the event occurred was to be entered.; 13- Attended school within the year; 14- Could not read; 15- Could not write; 16- Deaf and dumb, blind, insane and the “idiotic”; 17- Any male citizen of the United States of age twenty-one and older; 18- Any male citizen of the United States age twenty-one and older whose right to vote was denied or abridged on grounds other than rebellion or other crime.

 

Clinton Co.

Entry

Probable identity

Mary Pete 48 keeping house, Alfos 20 laborer, Narces 19 laborer, Tarsa 14, Ezekiel 11, Lewis 9  (all b. Can)  [Altona, p. 31] I60 Josephe Lefebvre, widow/2nd wife of Pierre Pitre (12 Sep 1795)
Joseph Pete 24 (Can) laborer, Louisa 21, Rosa 1  [Altona, p. 31] Joseph Pitre (10 Jun 1844), wife Louise Belanger
Gilbert Peters 24 (Can) laborer, Elvira 22 (Can)  [Black Brook, p. 139A/B]  
Gilbert Peters 27 (Can) laborer, Isabel 24 (Can), Florence 4 (Can), Napoleon 2 (Can), Ermina 1  [Black Brook, p. 139B]  
Angus Pete 26 (Can) getting logs in lake, Adelia 31 (Can), William 4, Francis 2  [Ellenburg, p. 321B] Ignace Lepitre (3 Jan 1842), wife Adelaide Gadouas
Peter Peats 50, wife Mary 41, Peter 18, Virginia 16, Joseph 14, Sarah 11, Levina 9, Marceline 7, Alphonsine 4, Almira 2  (all b. Can except last 3 children)  [Mooers, p. 94] Pierre Pitre (10 Jul 1828), wife Marie Louise Reaume
Tuffield Pete 50 (Can) carpenter, Mary 51 (Can), John 16, Matilda 13  [Champlain, Rouses Point] Theophile Pitre (c1817), wife Marie Pinsonnault

 

 

Franklin Co.

Entry

Probable identity

John Petes 28 (Can) farmer, Stephen 25 (idiotic), Mary 69, Ellen 27  [Burke, p. 39]

Jean Baptiste Lepitre (14 Feb 1838); brother Etienne Pitre (12 Jul 1845); mother Marie Maher, widow of Ignace Pitre (31 Jan 1799); sister Julie Lepitre (11 Feb 1840)

Henry Pipps 28 (Can) farmer, wife Nancy 28, Rosana 1  [Chateaugay, p. 7] Henry Pitre (12 Nov 1840), wife Frances 'Nancy' Sancome

 

 

Oswego Co.

Entry

Probable identity

Alfred Peter 22 (Can) blacksmith, wife Mary 17 (Can)  [Oswego, W2, p. 9] Jean Baptiste Alphonse Pitre (20 Oct 1848), wife Mary Rock

 

 

St. Lawrence Co.

Entry

Probable identity

Edward Lashamb 32 farmer ($582 real/$250 pers), wife May 45 keeper of house, Julia Anne 15, Mariah 11, Henry 8, Michael 3  (all b. Canada)  [Brasher, p. 31A]

Edward Lajambe (14 Feb 1836), wife Marie Lacombe

Frank Leashamb 28 ($75 pers) farmer, wife Emma 23, Henry 7, Leora 3 deaf, William 5 (Can), Alexander 2  [Brasher, p. 31B] Xavier Francois Pitre (29 Mar 1842), wife Emma Currier
Paul Quenell 35 (Can) sawyer ($500 pers), wife Adaline 31 (Can) keeper of house, 6 children, 3 single males, and Frank Lasham 28  [Frank & family are above]  [Brasher, p. 33B] Adeline Pitre (Sep 1837), husband Paul Quesnell, & brother Xavier Francois Pitre (29 Mar 1842)
John Lashamb 30 sawyer ($140 real/$175 pers), wife Sophia 31 (Can) keeper of house, John 9, Charles 7, May 6 , Francis 4, Joseph 1  [Brasher, p. 38B] John Lajambe (26 Mar 1840), wife Sophie Thomas
Peter Lashamb 70 (Can) farmer ($150 pers), wife Sophia 60 (Can) keeper of house  [Brasher, p. 38B] Pierre Pitre (22 Jul 1801), wife Sophie Noreau
Lewis Lashamb 20 farmer ($250 pers), wife Eliza 18 keeper of house, Allen 1  [Brasher, p. 38B] Louis Pitre (3 Jun 1850), wife Elizabeth Quesnell
Peter Lashamb 38 (Can) farmer ($1000 real/$425 pers), wife Almina 32 (Can) keeper of house, Ellen 14, Henry 10, Anne 8, Willie 6, Elmore 4, Alvin 1  [Brasher, p. 38B/39A] Pierre Pitre (Oct 1832), wife Elmire Quenell
Charles Peat 32 (Can) farmer, Mary 27, Ida 9, Frank 7, Nelson 6, Malinda 4, Effie 2, Cairrie 4 months  [Hopkinton, p. 26] Charles Pitre (14 Sep 1837), wife Mary Bowen
Charles Peat 60 (Can) farmer, wife Lucy 55 (Can), Orilla 14  [Hopkinton, p. 26] Charles Pitre (12 Aug 1803), wife Lucie Leblanc
M.B. Peters 29 (Can) blacksmith, wife Mary C. 24, Fredrick D. 7, Mary Jane 5, Michael A. 3, Mary Alice 3 months (Feb)  [Madrid, p. 5] Michel Lepitre (2 Jun 1840), wife Marie Cecelia Bisaillon
Augustus Peter 32 (Can) grocer, wife Laura 24 (Can), Nelson 6, Eldina 2, Dennis Fordechaur 19 (Can) grocer's clerk, Maggie Lesperance 19 domestic help  [Oswegatchie, Ogdenburg, p. 80] Augustin Pitre (12 Oct 1838), wife Marie Aurelie Leroux

 

 

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Last updated:  9 January 2018.