Transcribed by: Marla Snow, January 2008

1870 Census  For: 

State: Washington Ter County: Whatcom Town/Township: The Disputed Islands Post Office: San Juan Island Date: June 25-July 3, 1870 Enumerator Name: Edward Eldridge Page No.:1

Line Dwelling houses numbered in order of visitation Families numbered in order of visitation The Name of each Person whose place of abode, on first day of June, 1870, was in this family Age at last birthday, if under 1 year, give months in fractions Sex Color- White, W; Black, B; Mulatto, Mu; Chinese, C; Indian, I Profession, Occupation, or Trade of each person, male or female. Value of Real Estate Value of Personal Estate Place of Birth, naming State or Territory of U.S.; or the Country, if of foreign birth Father of foreign birth Mother of foreign birth If born within the year, state month If married within the year, state month Attended school within the year Cannot read Cannot write Whether deaf and dumb, blind, insane, or idiotic Male citizens of U.S. of 21 years of age and upwards Male citizens of U.S. of 21 years of age and upwards, whose right to vote is denied or abridged on other grounds than rebellion or other crimes
 1 1 1 Hubbs, Paul R. 41 M W Shepherd   1400 Maryland                   x   
2     Hubbs, Susan 24 F Ind Keeping house     WT            x      
3 2 2 Wessland, Edward 43 M W Farmer 250 150 Cape Bretons x x           x  
4 3   Brokman, Howard 42 M W Farmer 250 200 Hanover x x             x  
5 4 3 Reed, John T. 39 M W Farmer 450 500 Penn                 x  
6      Reed, Mary 21 F Ind Keeping house     Brit. Col. x x       x       
7     Reed, Mary 5 F W/I       WT   x                
8     Reed, Isabella 4 F W/I       WT   x                 
9     Reed, William 1 M W/I       WT   x                 
10 5    Smith, Benjamin 37 M W Farmer 200   New York                 x  
11 6 4 Brown, Charles 43 M W Farmer 1500 500 Sweden x x             x  
12     Brown, Conna 30 F Ind Keeping house     Brit. Col. x x       x      
13     Brown, Ella 12 F W/I       WT x x     x          
14     Brown, Margaret 7 F W/I       WT x x     x          
15     Brown, Maria 6 F W/I       WT x x     x          
16     Brown, Mary Jane 2 F W/I       WT x x                
17     Brown, Catharine 1 F W/I       WT x x                
18 5 Smith, Charlie 42 M W Timber worker 250 100 Connecticut                 x  
19 8 6 Nelson, James 45 M W Farmer 1500 1100 Denmark x x             x  
20     Nelson, Maria 30 F Ind Keeping house     Brit. Col. x x       x      
21     Nelson, Ellen M. 4 F W/I       WT x x                
22   Frederickson, Christian 21 M W Laborer on farm     Denmark x x                
23 10 7 Kingsbury, Wllm 37 M W Farmer 400 250 Vermont                 x  
24     Kingsbury, Sophy 26 F Ind Keeping house     WT           x      
25 11 8 Davis, Benjamin 41 M W Farmer 350 200 Mass                 x  
26     Davis, Jane 27 F Ind Keeping house     WT           x      
27     Davis, Robert 4 M W/I       WT                    
28 12 9 Hutchison, Hiram E. 38 M W Farmer 800 600 Vermont                 x  
29     Hutchison, Mildred 2 M W/I       WT                    
30 13   Pasold, Charles 48 M W Farm laborer     Isle of Jersey, England x x             x  
31 14 10 Cedugsson, Charles M. 26 M W Farmer     Sweden x x             x  
32 15 11 Lawson, Peter 33 M W Fisherman     Denmark x x             x  
33     Yansen, Rasmuth 30 M W Fisherman     Denmark x x                
34 16 12 Wood, Robert 28 M W Farmer 5000 2000 Canada x x                
35     Wood, Betty 25 F Ind Keeping house     Brit. Col. x x       x      
36     Wood, Jesse 7 F W/I       WT x x                
37     Townsen, Anna 4 F W/I       WT   x                
38 17 13 Williamson, John 40 M W Farmer 250 150 Ireland x x       x   x  
39 18 16 Flint, Baltimore 33 M W Farmer 2000 500 Denmark x x             x  
40 19   Flint, William 31 M W Farmer 200   Denmark x x             x  

*Notes:

Lines 1 & 2 - Blakely Island

Lines 3-10 - Decatur Island

Lines 11-40 - Lopez Island