John Haslam, Jr.

John HASLAM Jr., is my first cousin four times removed, we are related through his grandparents; David Ross and Olive (MOORE) HOPKINS.  John was born 21 August 1826 in Waltham, Maine to the first of seven children of John P and Louisa P (HOPKINS) HASLAM.  John was enumerated with his parents in the 1850 census taken in Waltham.[1]  John married Abigail (Abbie) Kimball GILES in 1852, they had nine children: Alanson F., Elizabeth, Samuel, Aldis P., Roscoe, Moses G., John Jr., Cynthia Etta, and Hellen G.  John, Abbie and family were enumerated in the 1860, 1870 and 1880 censes in Waltham.[2]  John was enumerated with his son Moses’ family for the 1900 census in Waltham.[3] He worked as a farmer most of his life, towards the end he was a farm laborer.   John died just one week before the 1910 census of Waltham was taken, he died 4 April 1910, in Waltham, Maine, he is buried in an unmarked grave, either the headstone is no longer in place or there was no headstone, it is unknown at this time.


[1] 1850 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Waltham, page 286 (stamped), 575 (written), dwelling 5, family 5, John Haslam; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 255.

[2] John Haslam, Jr., 1870 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Waltham, 6, dwelling 27, family 39; microfilm M593, 438.  John Haslam Jr., 1870 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Waltham, 742 (stamped), page 1, dwelling 45, family 48; microfilm M593, 545.  1880 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Waltham, Enumeration District (ED) 137, 26 (stamped), sheet 19, dwelling 176, family 184, John Haslam; NARA microfilm publication T9, 480.

[3] Moses Haslam, 1900 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Waltham, 27 (stamped), sheet 3A, Enumeration District (ED) 48, dwelling 38, family 38; microfilm T623, 592.

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