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This table lists each Shaker community with total populations for their whole history.
The numbers are based the larger of the total populations estimated by Andrews (*) vs actual counts in databases on or known to this site.
CommunityEDA *Online CommunityEDA *Online
Alfred, ME
(1793-1931)
241320 Canterbury, NH
(1792-1992)
746485
Enfield, CT
(1792-1917)
7391070 Enfield, NH
(1793-1923)
5111778
Groveland, NY
(1836-1892)
119 Hancock, MA
(1790-1960)
5481838
Harvard, MA
(1792-1918)
2001395 New Lebanon, NY
(1787-1947)
32022557
North Union, OH
(1822-1889)
4074 Philadelphia, PA
(1858-1896)
15
Pleasant Hill, KY
(1806-1910)
5001687 Sabbathday Lake, ME
(1794-PRESENT)
15081
Savoy, MA
(1817-1819)
6 Shirley, MA
(1793-1908)
150275
Sodus Bay, NY
(1826-1836)
7932 South Union, KY
(1806-1910)
676439
Tyringham, MA
(1792-1875)
241545 Union Village, OH
(1805-1912)
873199
Watervliet, NY
(1775-1938)
26681202 Watervliet, OH
(1806-1900)
127649
West Union, IN
(1807-1827)
300 White Water Village, OH
(1823-1916)
4912041
Total 13,563 16,707
Unique Names14,967
Known Names16,816 Identified from WHRS records (reel 123)

The records of Shakers come from a wide number of sources, some of which are copyrighted, or other restricted for online access. The list below shows the sources and coding. The individual personal records indicate the source via the code listed here. Show souce list