Anthony Census

The names below were recorded in 1827 under the direction of Aaron Anthony and added to in subsequent years. Frederick Douglass is listed as Frederick Augustus, his full name being Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey. He later settled on Frederick Douglass. What is is most promising about this census in terms of historical research is that it provides familial relationships between individuals. With this information, it is possible to create a family tree of sorts for the people on this listórestoring the family connections that slavery had attempted to take away.

Name Birth Death Relationship Age in 1827 Value Notes
Sarah 1765 1804 Daughter of Emblem and Phil
Bale; Henry Bailey 1767 Son of Emblem
Bets (Old Bets) 1774 1849 Daughter of Jinny 53 $20 Betsey, wife of free black Isaac Bailey.
Cate (Kate) 1789 Daughter of Sarah 38 $60
Milly 1790 Daughter of Betts 37 $100
Harriott 1792 Daughter of Betts F. Douglass: "Harriet."
Tom 1795 181[?] Son of Sarah
Noah 1799 Son of Sarah
Jinney 1799 Daughter of Bets
Betty (Young Betts/Betty) 1801 Daughter of Betts 26 $200
Areryanna (1826: Arianna) 1802 Daughter of Sarah 25 $200
Sarah 1804 1816 Daughter of Bets
Marary (1826: Mary) 1805 Daughter of Cate 22 $200
Bill 1806 1813 Son of Milly
Maryann 1806 Daughter of Betts
Stephen 1808 1816 Son of Betts
Easter (1826: Hester) 1810 Daughter of Betts 17 $220
Betts (Ledger B, p. 165: Bett Parmer) 1811 Daughter of Milly
Augustus 1812 1816 Son of Betts
Margret 1812 181[5?] Daughter of Milly
Perry 1813 Son of Harriott 14 $160
Jerry 1813 Son of Cate 14 $180
Sarah 1814 Daughter of Harriott 13 $135
Tom 1814 Son of Milly 13 $160
Cate 1815 181[5?] Daughter of Betts
Phill 1815 Son of Cate 12 $150
Eliza 1816 Daughter of Hariott 11 $120
Prissey (1826: Prissa) 1816 Daughter of Betts 11 $120
Henny 1816 Daughter of Milly 11 $50
Mary 1818 Daughter of Jainey (i.e., Jinney?)
Frederick Augustus 1818 Son of Harriott 9 $110
James 1819 Son of Cate
Nancy 1819 Daughter of Milly 9 $90
Isaac 1819 Son of Jinny
Henry 1820 Son of old Betts 7 $85
Kitty 1820 Daughter of Harriott 7 $70
Stephen 1819 Son of young Betts 8 $100
John 1820 Son of Jinney
Dealey 1821 Daughter of young Betts
Charlott 1821 Daughter of Areryanna
William 1822 Son of Cate 5 $75
Arianna 1822 Daughter of Harriott 5 $5
Angeline (1826: Angelina) 1825 Daughter of Betty 2 $25
Susan 1828 Daughter of Betty
Rowena 1830 Daughter of Betty
Caroline 1824 Daughter of Cate 2 $25
Arian 1824 Daughter of Harriott
Maria 1825 Daughter of Ariana 1 $20
Harry 40 $275
Harriott 1 $10
Charles 5 $70
Tom 2 $30