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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

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

Alsbury, Horatio A. (farmer)

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)