1698 Census of Southold, NY
Introduction"A LIST OF THE NAMES OF OLD AND YOUNG, CHRISTIANS, AND HEATHENS, FFREMEN, AND SERVANTS; WHITE; AND BLACK; &C. INHABITTEINGE WITHIN THE TOWN-SHIPP OF SOUTHOLD VIZ --"
There follows a list of names, given and surname, with no other information and no known spacing or groupings.
The list is signed
"Pr. ISA. ARNOTS
CommentaryThe original is said to be a list of names in the order presented in the source material. It is largely assumed that individual households can be identified by the surname groupings.
There are only 791 individuals listed in the first section, despite the claimed total of "800"
Charles Benjamin Moore presents an alphabetical analysis of each name in this list in his Town of Southold, Long Island. Personal index prior to 1698, and index of 1698, J. Medole, New York, 1868.