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Transcription of 1825 Census

Census Report,

Colorado District,

Austin's Colony,

December 31, 1825

 

(Adapted from Eugene Campbell Barker, ed., The Austin Papers, (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1924), vol. 1, p. 1244, augmented and in a different form, with spelling corrections)

 

 Summary of data:

 

Total people 201

Male heads of households 59

Female heads of households 1

Wives 25

Sons 39

Daughters 35

Sisters 1

Hired hands 14

Negro servants 6

Other servants 21

Farmers 18

Farmers and stockraisers 19

Tanners 15

Surveyors 1

Carpenters 1

Blacksmiths 1

Gunsmiths 1

 

 

List of Families:

 

 

Alsbury, Horatio A. (farmer)

Cummins, James (farmer); wife [Rebecca]; daughter [Eliza] 16; daughter [Nancy] 14; son [Willie] 7; daughter 3, daughter 1; three servants

 

Ross, James (farmer); wife [Mariah]; daughter [Elizabeth] 1; six servants

 

Holloway, Louis (farmer); wife

 

Holloway, James (farmer); wife

 

Harrison, Henry (blacksmith)

 

Tumlinson, Elizabeth, a widow (farmer); son [John Jackson] 20; son [Andrew] 19; son [Joseph] 14; daughter [Elizabeth] 12

 

Hopkins, Jonathan (tanner); wife

 

Gray, Thomas, a widower (tanner)

 

Duty, George (tanner)

 

Duty, Joseph (tanner)

 

DeMoss, John (tanner) wife; daughter 16; sister

 

Anderson, Asy (tanner); wife; daughter 13; son 11; one servant

 

Tovar, John (tanner); wife [Theresa]; daughter 10; four servants

 

Burnam, Jesse (tanner); wife [Temperance]; daughter 11; son 10; son [John] 8; daughter [Minerva] 5; daughter [Nancy] 3; daughter 1; two hired hands

 

Nalls, Robert (tanner)

 

Tumlinson, James (tanner); wife [Elizabeth]; son [Littleton] 20; son [James] 18, son [David C.]; son [George W.] 10; son [John] 8; son 5; daughter 4; son 2

 

Beeson, Benjamin (tanner); wife [Elizabeth]; daughter [Lydia G.] 17; son [Collins] 15; daughter [Nepsey] 14; son [Abel] 11; son [Leander] 9; son [Benjamin] 3; one hired hand, seven servants

 

Snyder, Gabriel S. (tanner); wife [Polly]; daughter 2; five hired hands

 

Holloway, Daniel (tanner)

 

Osborn, Nathan (tanner)

 

Dewees, William B. (gunsmith); five hired hands

 

Kuykendall, Robert (farmer and stock raiser); wife [Sarah]; son [Robert] 10; daughter [Molly] 8; daughter 6; son [J. F. Trespalacios] 3

 

Rabb, William; wife [Mary]; son [Ulysses]; one negro servant

 

Rabb, Thomas J. (farmer and stock raiser)

 

Rabb, Andrew (farmer and stock raiser); wife [Margaret]; son [William] 1

 

Cooper, William

 

Jackson, Alexander (farmer); daughter [Mary Ann] 12; daughter [Martha] 10; daughter 8; son 7; four negro servants

 

Kincheloe, William (farmer and stock raiser); wife [Mary]; daughter [Nancy] 15; son 14; daughter [Maria] 14; son [Daniel] 8; son [Augustus] 5

 

Rawls, Daniel (farmer and stock raiser); wife; son 14; son 10; daughter 5; son 1

 

Rawls, Amos (farmer and stock raiser); daughter 12; son 8

 

Rawls, Benjamin (farmer)

 

Sojourner, Lloyd (farmer)

 

Chance, Samuel (farmer)

 

Williams, Thomas (farmer and stock raiser); wife [Nancy]; son [Thomas Johnson] 19; daughter [Nancy] 17; daughter [Mary] 15; one hired hand

 

Bell, Thomas B. (farmer and stock raiser); wife; daughter 6; daughter 4; son 1; one negro servant

 

Harrison, A. (farmer and stock raiser); wife; son 15; son 12

 

Morrison, Moses (farmer and stock raiser)

 

Burnett, Pumphrey (farmer and stock raiser)

 

Robinson, Caleb R.

 

Bowman, John (farmer and stock raiser)

 

Hunter, Eli (farmer and stock raiser); wife [Sally]

 

Bright, B. [David] (farmer and stock raiser); wife [Judy]; daughter [Mary] 17; son [George] 15

 

DeMoss, M. (farmer and stock raiser); wife; son 23; son 22; son 21; daughter 14; daughter 12; daughter 10

 

DeMoss, Peter (farmer and stock raiser); wife; son 5, daughter 3

 

Brotherton, Robert (farmer and stock raiser)

 

Park, William (farmer and stock raiser)

 

Buckner, Aylett C. (farmer and stock raiser)

 

Alley, Rawson (surveyor)

 

Alley, Thomas V. (farmer)

 

Alley, William (farmer)

 

Alley, Abraham (farmer)

 

McNair, James

 

Cook, James (farmer)

 

McLain, Andrew W. (tanner)

 

Petty, John (farmer)

 

Patton, Robert (carpenter)

 

Williams, M. (farmer); wife

 

Osborn, Nathan (farmer)

 

Toras, Joseph (farmer)