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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
E. Division (???)2
North Division (???)1 See Also (???)41
unknown (???)24 Enfield, CT
(1792-1917)
7391814
Shaker Station, CT (???)13 Narcoossee, FL (???)1
White Oak, GA
(1898-1902)
2 West Union, IN
(1807-1827)
3008
Pleasant Hill, KY
(1806-1910)
5002277 South Union, KY
(1807-1922)
6761150
Hancock, MA
(1790-1960)
5482398 Harvard, MA
(1792-1918)
2001868
Savoy, MA
(1817-1819)
6 Shirley, MA
(1793-1908)
150859
Tyringham, MA
(1792-1875)
241766 Alfred, ME
(1793-1931)
241619
Ayer, ME (???)4 Sabbathday Lake, ME
(1794-PRESENT)
150334
Canterbury, NH
(1792-1992)
7461303 Enfield, NH
(1793-1923)
5112310
Shaker Village, NH (???)6 Groveland, NY
(1836-1892)
407
New Lebanon, NY
(1787-1947)
32025514 Sodus, NY (???)278
Sodus Bay, NY
(1826-1836)
7932 Sonyea, NY (???)1
Watervliet, NY
(1775-1938)
26683418 Kent, OH (???)1
North Union, OH
(1822-1889)
407412 Shaker Community, OH (???)1
Shaker Heights, OH (???)9 Union Village, OH
(1805-1912)
8733958
Watervliet, OH
(1806-1900)
127880 White Water Village, OH
(1823-1916)
4912502
Philadelphia, PA
(1858-1896)
38
Total 13,563 33,228
Unique Names0
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