Salem Census & Residents Information
A listing of all Salem heads of household, as reported in the 1790 US Federal Census. Note that this list contains names only, and not the entire census detail.
Residents of Salem
The Residents of Salem, The First Town of the Massachusetts Bay Commonwealth From Original Records up to the Year 1651.
This document contains information gathered from J.B. Felt's "Annals of Salem" 2nd edition, 2 vols., Salem, 1845.
Felt's sources were the original colonial records, many of which have since been lost.
Essex County, Massachusetts Federal Census Index
Census Year Roll #
1840 (4 reels) M704-179
1850: Salem M432-312
1870: Salem M593-613
1880 (7 rolls) T9-526 to T9-532
Salem city: Wards 1--6.
1890 Special Schedule:Union Vets. and Widows M123-15
1900 (9 rolls) T623-640 to T623-648 . Including Winter Island.
Institution(s): Salem city House of Correction and Jail.
1910 (9 rolls) T624-580 to T624-588
Salem city: Wards 1--6
1920 (10 rolls) T625-688
1930 (10 rolls) T626-894 to T626