Transcribed by: Marla Snow, January 2008

1870 Census  For: 

State: Washington Ter County: Whatcom Town/Township: Samish Precinct Post Office: Whatcom W.T. Date: June 6-18, 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 Kilcup, David 37 M W Logger 500 2000 Nova Scotia / /                    /   
2     Kilcup, Harriet 23 F Ind Keeping house     Brit. Columbia / /       / /      
3     Kilcup, John 10 M W/I       Brit. Col / /     /          
4     Kilcup, Louisa 7 F W/I       Brit. Col. / /     /          
5     Kilcup, Mary 5 F W/I       Wash. Territory / /                
6     Kilcup, Margaret 1/12 F W/I       W. T. / / Sept.              
7 2 2 Dingwall, Daniel 29 M W Storekeeper   2000 Canada / /                
8 3 3 Rayburgher, George 36 M W Logger   800 France / /             /  
9     Rayburgher, Matilda 24 F Ind Keeping house     British Col. / /                
10     Rayburgher, Catherine 6 F W/I       Brit. Col. / /                
11     Rayburgher, Minnie 3 F W/I       W.T. / /                
12 4 4 Gary, John W. 38 M W Logger   1500 Kentucky                 /  
13 5 5 Connell John 39 M W Farmer 600 100 New York                 /  
14 6 6 Wilson, David 58 M W Fisherman      Mass                 /  
15 7 7 Hensen, William 36 M W Laborer     Norway / /             /  
16 8   Hutchings, James 45 M W Shingle maker 800 100 New York                 /  
17 9 8 Dorsey, Richard 42 M W Laborer     Virginia                 /  
18     Dorsey, David 6 M W/I       WT                    
19     Dorsey, Mary 2 F W/I       WT                    
20 10 9 Couch, Henry 21 M W Laborer     Penn                 /  
21 11 10 Hall, Joseph 40 M W Farmer 500 150 England                 /  
22     Hall, William 7 M W/I       WT /                  
23     Hall, Helen 5 F W/I       WT /                  
24     Hall, John 2 M W/I       WT /                  
25 12 11 Woods, Williams 41 M W Farmer 800 350 Maine                 /  
26     Woods, Anna 4 F W/I       WT                    
27     Woods, Lucy 2 F W/I       WT                    
28     Woods, Mary 7/12 F W/I     WT     Nov              
29 13 12 Straightoop, John 50 M W Farmer 400 150 Ohio                 /  
30     Straightoop, Mary 23 F Ind Keeping house     WT           /      
31     Straightoop, Louisa 4 F W/I       WT                    
32     Straightoop, Elizabeth 2 F W/I       WT                    
33     Straightoop, Westley 3/12 M W/I       WT     Mch              
34 14 13 Whitehill, Morgan 64 M W Shingle maker   500 Virginia                 /  
35 15 14 Morgan, Nathaniel 41 M W Farmer 500 1000 Tennessee                 /  
36 16 15 Sampson, Benjamin 42 M W Farmer 800 350 Penn                 /  
37     Sampson, Sally 30 F Ind Keeping house     Brit. Col. / /       /      
38     Sampson, Minnie 10 F W/I       Brit. Col.   /                
39     Sampson, James 8 M W/I       Brit. Col.   /                
40     Sampson, Alice 5 F W/I       Brit. Col.   /