Titus Family

Genealogy

1840 US Census

1840 United States Census

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The following transcription of the Titus references in the 1840 United States Federal Census was produced from microfilm images copied from the US National Archives and Records Administration, microfilm number M704 (580 rolls). 1840 images and index were provided by Ancestry.com. This census was the sixth enumeration produced in the United States. Enumerators were asked to include the following information in their reports:

1. The name of the head of the household.

2. The 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, and over 100.

3. The number of other free persons.

4. Names of slave owners and numbers of slaves.

5. Number of foreigners.

6. The town, district and county of residence.

The official enumeration day for the 1840 census was June 1, 1840. The enumeration was intended to be completed by nine months, but was subsequently extended by law to eighteen months. By the date of the census there were twenty-six states in the Union, and included tha added states of Arkansas and Michigan and the two new territories of Wisconsin and Iowa.

Titus families were enumerated in 1840 in 22 of the 26 enumerated states, as follows:
State    # of Families  # of Individuals

AL                 1                  2
CT                 10               38
GA                1                 1
IL                 7                 33
IN                20                119
KY               1                  1
MA              22                97
MD              1                  1
ME              8                  51
MI              13                 70
MO            11                  62
NH            15                  110
NJ             62                 363
NY            217                1208
OH            45                 285
PA            62                 362
RI             8                   47
SC            1                   5
TN           1                   8
VA           9                   31
VT          33                  169
WI          1                    7

Totals     549                3070