THE BLACK POPULATION OF MONMOUTH COUNTY FROM THE CENSUS RECORDS, 1726-1830

Compiled in:

The Blacks Of Monmouth County: A Bicentennial Tribute by Lenora Walker McKay 1976


1726 MONMOUTH COUNTY (no towns listed)

Males 16 years of age and over:  170
Females’ 16 years of age and over:  90
Males under 16 years of age:  88
Females under 16 years of age: 85

Total: 433

1737 MONMOUTH COUNTY (no towns listed)

Males 16 years of age and over:  233
Females’ 16 years of age and over:  152
Males under 16 years of age:  129
Females under 16 years of age: 141

Total: 655

1745 MONMOUTH COUNTY (no towns listed)

Males 513
Females 386

Total: 899

1830
Named as Free
Charles Johnson – age 36-55 And female - age 24-36
Dick – Negro - 2 males, 1 female
Jonathan Riley - 3 males, 2 females
Anthony Still - 3 males, 2 females
Charles Still - 2 males, 1 female
Not named: Free in Family
Anderson -1 male
Elner - 4 male, 3 female
Irons - 1 male
Narcross - 1 slave
Paige - 2 females
Rodgers - 1 male, 1 female
Still - 2 males, 2 females
Richard Stout - 2 females
White - 1 male
Wilbur -1 male
Williams -1 male
TOWN: Howell – No Blacks Listed
TOWN: Freehold
Paris Anderson Sam Conover
Yaff Conover Sylus Conover
Charles Baird Isabella Davis
Thomas Barcalow Syvie Denice
Henry Benham Sam Dowlan
David Berrian Clarvy Hankinson
Cain Clay Ralph Hervel
Abraham Craig Lewis Holmes
John Clayton Sylus Holmes
Cuff Conover Jacob Jones
Joe Conover James Jones
Freehold: Free men and women
James Johnston Elizabeth Schenck
Lewis Johnston Jack Schenck
Melia Johnston Titus Schenck
Stephen Johnston Benjamin Smock
James Lamock Sline Statenborough
Harry Leonard Jeb Vanderveer
Season Logan Jack Van Mater
Lon Longstreet-wife Samuel Van Mater
Sylus Minne Adam Wickoff
Adam Morocco Dan Woolley
Freehold: Black Families
Parris Anderson 7 Abraham Craig 5 Melie Johnson 2 James Schenck 7
Charles Baird 7 Isabella Davis 4 Lewis Johnston 5 Titus Schenck 1
Thomas Barcalow 1 Sylus Denice 5 Stephan Johnston 4 Bey Smock 2
Henry Benham 8 Sam Dolen 3 Harry Leonard 5 James Smock 6
Cain Clay 4 Sam Fielder 5 Season Logan 5 Stine Statenborough 2
Cuff Conover 3 Gary Hankinson 2 Lon Longstreet- wife 5 Jeb Vanderveer 10
Cuff Conover 6 Jacob Holmes Sylus Minne 2 Wm. Van Horn 6
Joe Conover 2 Lewis Holmes 2 Adam Moricio 5 Jack Van Mater 3
Sam Conover 2 Sylus Holmes 3 Ralph Newel 2 Sam Van Mater 4
Sylus Conover 5 Stephan Jones 5 Ann Schenck- wife 6 6 Jean Woolley 5
Yaff Conover 2 James Johnson 3 Jack Schenck 3 Adam Wykoff 5
Male Slaves: 39
Female Slaves: 64
Free Males: 267
Free Females: 244
Middletown: Colored Persons Head of Families
York Applegate 5 Samuel Frost 8 Julia Kerney 6 Thomas Stillwell 8
Prince Belasbe 3 Joseph Grant 2 Letty 5 Lewis Vancleaf 6
Catherine Bennet 5 Stacey Griffin 4 Samuel Lewis 8 Joseph Vorhis 6
Robert Bolls 4 Juda Holmes 1 Wm. Lewis 6 Henry Walters 5
Robert Brown 4 Henry Henry 5 Thomas Loyd 6   Olover Walters 5
Robert Denice 5 James Henry 9 Charles Ludlow 5 Daniel West 6
Daniel Dick 7 Sip Hoff 5 Samuel Richardson 8 William West 11
Wm. Dick 7 Charles Holmes 4 Joseph Rieves 5 Rachel Wilson 4
George Dickeson 4 Hannah Holmes 3 James Schenck 5 Moses Yarrow 8
Samuel Drum 1 Herculous Holmes 3 Joseph Schenck 4 Aaron Whales 2
Catherine Emmons 3 Isaac Holmes 4 Robbin Schenck 7
Olover Erim 9 Jones Holmes 6 Samuel Schenck 5
Philip Frost 3 Abraham Jemesen 2 George South 2
Shrewsbury: Free Head of Family
Edward Berry 10 Sam Dwight 7 Gilbert Peterson 6 Judy Richardson 7
John Berry 6 John Hazard 6 Abagail Polhemus 5 Wm. A. Richardson 3
Wm. Berry 4 Eliza Heard 5 Anthony Reed 3 Robert Slocum 3
Abraham Bowles 6 Stephen Hendrickson 6 Thomas Reavine 2 Anthony Sylvestor 4
Thomas Black 6 Sam Holmes 5 Benjamin Reevy 9 Jacob Sylvestor 4
John Brake 3 Robert Jemmisson 10 Joseph Reevy 3 Elizabeth Taylor 6
Jacob Brown 4 Robert Jobs 8 Thomas Reevy 6 Thomas Valentine 6
Julianiner Brown 5 Andrew Johnson 6 Morris Riley 7 Benjamin Van Brunt 3
David Card Wm. Jones 5 Peter Rock 8 Delourah Williams 5
Lewis Coy 5 Joseph Keany 4 Wm. Reevy 6 Oliver Query 4
Wm. Craft 4 Sam Keany 3 Wm. Reevy 7
Amelia Cornwell 4 6 Lester Legrant 9 Ann Richardson 5
Abraham Dean 6 Jack Levison 6 Joseph Richardson 4
Abagail Dwight 6 Peter Meany 4  Joseph Richardson 6
Upper Freehold
Male Slaves: 5
Female Slaves:11
Free males: 222
Free Females: 208
John Ando 2 Aaron Cole 7 Nead Conover 6 Cornelius Dillon 2
John Binn 3 Abner Cole 7 Aaron Coward 8 George Dillon 2
Ann Binn 3 Samuel Cole 3 Charles Coward 5 George Jr. Dillon 8
Henry Biles 5 Sam Congo 8 Jack’s widow 2 James Dillon 7
Cadar Borce(Bodice) 4 Stacy Congo 3 Aaron Dillon 8
Peter Closen 3 George Conover 6 Cornelius Sr. Dillon 8
Upper Freehold: Slave Holders
Garret Morford
Edmund Throckmorton
James Throckmorton
W.L. or L. Wm. Stoutenborough
Sarah Taylor
Joseph Van Mater  24 Slaves counted
Some Free Black Families Counted in White Households.

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