1790 US Census for Laurens County, South Carolina: In 1790 the first government census taken after the adoption of the Constitution gave Laruens District 1,395 heads of families and a total population of 9,337 including Negro freedmen and slaves. Laurens District at that time had a larger population than any other upstate district except for Newberry (just barely). (74 entries per page). Census was started on 01-Aug-1790, but may have taken a considerable length of time to complete.

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Rec # Head of Household # Free Males ages 16 or over (Including Head) # Free Males under 16 # Free Femails (including Head) # Other Free peoples (including taxable indians) # Slaves Notes
001 Robert Taylor 1 3 3 - - -
002 William Glideswell (?) 2 2 5 - 1 =
003 William Logan 2 1 3 - - -
004 Elijah Taylor 1 2 6 - - -
005 James Cummings 1 - - - -
006 John Philips 1 2 3 - -
007 William Cunningham 2 2 1 - 1
008 William Taylor 3 1 3 - -
009 Robert Hunter 1 - 2 - - -
010 William Hannah 4 - 1 - 1
011 William Hannah 2 - 1 - -
012 Andrew Polk 2 2 3 - 2 -
013 Robert Templeton 1 2 2 - -
014 John Rodgers 1 - 2 - -
015 Andrew Rodgers Sen 1 2 3 - 3
016 Andrew Rodgers Jun 1 - 1 - -
017 William Ward 1 - 1 - -
018 John Cole 1 2 3 - -
019 Abraham Holland 3 - 2 = 7
020 William Holland 1 2 5 - 1
021 Bazel Holland 1 2 3 - 1
022 Matthew Cunningham 1 - 4 - -
023 Richard Siles (?) 1 1 3 - -
024 James Miller 1 1 2 - -
025 James Blakeley 1 2 2 - -
026 Millington Couch 1 2 4 - -
027 William McClure 2 5 2 - -
028 James Burk 2 4 1 - -
029 James McLaughlon 2 - 6 - 1
030 George Court ?? 1 2 4 - -
031 Peter Ron ?? 1 2 4 - 4
032 Rev Humphrey Hunter 1 - 2 - 1
033 Ann Musgrove 1 2 8 - 6
034 Samuel Laird 2 4 4 - 1
035 Walter Stewart 1 4 1 - -
036 John Logan 1 3 1 - -
037 Samuel Little 1 - 1 - -
038 James Montgomery 1 - 1 - -
039 John Lawson 2 1 6 - -
040 Hannah Penn ?? - 3 2 - -
041 Amy Blackitoch - 1 1 - -
042 Bethsebah Coats - - 4 - -
043 John Austin 2 - 5 - -
044 John Glenn 1 - - - -
045 Agnes Clinton 2 2 3 - -
046 Delilah Campbell - 3 3 3 -
047 Thomas Adkins 1 1 1 - -
048 Captain James Dillard 2 2 3 - 3 Revolutionary War Officer - Little River Militia
049 Robert McCrary 3 - 1 = 3
050 George Bush 3 - 1 - -
051 William Barlow 4 - 7 - -
052 Joseph James 1 3 5 - 2
053 John Borland 1 3 2 - -
054 Jones Bitt ?? 1 2 2 - -
055 Ann McClure - 1 1 - -
056 William Huddleston 1 - 7 - -
057 Patrick O Bryant 3 1 6 - 2
058 James McClure 1 1 2 - -
059 Mary Marshall 2 2 3 - -
060 Samuel Dillard 1 2 5 - 5
061 Abigail Bush - - 4 - -
062 Elray Whitmori - - 5 - 3
063 Bazel Prator 2 3 5 - -
064 Susannah Mann 2 - 1 - -
065 Thomas East 2 2 5 - -
066 William Pay ?? 1 3 2 - -
067 Jane Davis 1 2 6 - -
068 Mary Mann - 1 3 - -
069 Garey Rodgers 3 1 11 - 3
070 The. Ewings 3 1 3 - -
071 James Adair 3 2 7 - - There is another James Adair on Pg 13 and a third on the Chester County SC Census.
This one is James Adair (1747-1831)
072 John Ewings 1 0 1 - -
073 James Green ?? 2 2 2 - -
074 Jonathan Green ?? 1 - 1 - -

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Rec # Head of Household # Free Males ages 16 or over (Including Head) # Free Males under 16 # Free Femails (including Head) # Other Free peoples (including taxable indians) # Slaves Notes
001 Joseph Adair 1 3 3 - - -
002 Adam Bell 2 4 4 - - -
003 John Hannah 1 1 2 - - -
004 Andrew Ewings 1 - 1 - - -
005 Joseph Huddleston 1 - 2 - - -
006 James White 1 1 4 - - -
007 James Gamble 1 4 4 - 1 -
008 John Gamble 1 1 4 - - -
009 Talton East 1 - 1 - - -
010 John Praxtor ?? 1 2 4 - 1
011 George Whitmore 1 - 1 - 2 -
012 John Robertson 2 1 2 - 1 -
013 John West 2 - 1 - - -
014 John Houston 1 3 4 - - -
015 Thomas Holland 1 - 1 - - -
016 Bazel Robertson 2 1 7 - 1 -
017 Charles Merrill 1 2 2 - - -
018 Jacob Garrett 1 - 1 - - -
019 Silas Garrett 1 1 3 - - -
020 Joseph Whitmore 1 - 4 - 5 -
021 James Polick 1 1 2 - 1
022 Benjamin Willson 1 3 4 - 1
023 Joseph Adair 4 1 4 - 5
024 Joseph Ramage 2 1 2 - - Res. Near Duncan Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery
025 Joseph Praxter ?? 1 4 5 - -
026 Robert West 1 1 1 - -
027 John Gray 3 3 2 - 3
028 Moses Walther 1 1 1 - -
029 Solomon Duty 1 - 2 - -
030 John Dunkin 3 2 8 - -
031 Joshua Whesharre ?? 1 - 2 - -
032 Nicholas Weloh 1 2 2 - 1
033 Hannah Jones 1 3 5 - -
034 Jacob Dunket 1 6 1 - 1
035 James Bishop Sen. 2 1 2 - -
036 Thomas Thallon ?? 1 - 4 - 5
037 John Adair 1 2 3 - -
038 Robert Scott 1 \ 3 - -
039 Thomas McCreary Sen 4 1 5 - 11
040 John Walther 1 2 6 - -
041 Thomas McCreary Jun 1 2 2 - -
042 Alexander West 1 2 1 - -
043 David McClure 1 - 2 - -
044 Hugh Monford 2 2 4 - -
045 David Beaty 1 - 1 - -
046 Alexander Adair 1 1 4? - -
047 William Craig 1 1 3 - 1
048 Joseph Grier ? 2 3 4 - -
049 John Grier ? 1 5 3 - -
050 William Waring 1 6 4 - -
051 Charles Jones 1 4 3 - -
052 John Watson 3 2 2 - -
053 James Burkett 1 - 1 - -
054 Samuel McCamarthy ? 1 2 2 - -
055 William Dean 1 3 4 - -
056 William Amesworth 2 1 3 - -
057 Silas Garrett 1 1 3 - -
058 James Adair 1 1 5 - 2 There is another James Adair on Pg 12 and a third on the Chester County SC Census.
This one is probably James Adair (1748-1818)
059 John Preator ? 1 - 3 - -
060 John Garrett 1 4 3 - -
061 Thomas Murdock 1 - 1 - -
062 Joseph Thompson 2 3 3 - -
063 Enoch Garrett 1 2 2 - -
064 Mary Jones - 3 2 - -
065 Reuben Rowland 3 3 7 - 4
066 John Owings 1 4 2 - -
067 Eliphalet Riley ? 1 2 5 - -
068 George Young 1 2 4 - 4
069 James Gibson 1 1 1 - -
070 John Pruder ? 3 - 2 - 1
071 James Craig 2 1 2 - -
072 Solomon Tilford 2 4 7 - -
073 John Robinson 1 2 1 - -
074 James Houston 2 1 3 - 1
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