Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


January 1999

William and Mary Quarterly

Third Series, Volume LVI January 1999


Supplement Materials for
“Wealth and Welfare in Early Maryland:  Evidence from St. Mary's County.” By Lois Green Carr and Russell R. Menard.

Supplement Contents

Table III:
Four Options for Detailed Household Structure, 1660

  Option 1:
Uses Mean of Taxables per Household for Lancaster, Northampton, and Charles Counties: 3.0333
Option 3:
Uses Taxables per Household for St. Mary's County When Households Number 121: 3.2684
Household Head 1.0000* 1.0000*
Adult Sons .0533 .0533
Male Indentured Servants .8841 .9863
Freemen 1.0959* 1.2288*
Wives .5833 .5833
Adult Daughters .0267 .0267
Female Indentured Servants .3616 .4034
Other Free Female Inmates .5636* .6405*
Children 1.4985 1.6146
     
Wealthholders 2.6595 2.8693
Wealthholding Inmates 1.6595 1.8693
Total People 6.0670 6.5369
  Option 2:
Uses Mean of Taxables per Household for Lancaster, Northampton, Charles, and St. Mary's Counties (When St. Mary's Has 121 Households): 3.0920
Option 4:
Uses Taxables per Household 

for St. Mary's County When Households Number 152: 2.6018
Household Head 1.0000* 1.0000*
Adult Sons .0533 .0533
Male Indentured Servants .9096 .6965
Freemen 1.1291* .8521*
Wives .5833 .5833
Adult Daughters .0267 .0267
Female Indentured Servants .3720 .2849
Other Free Female Inmates .5626* .4217*
Children 1.5274 1.2853
     
Wealthholders 2.7117 2.2738
Wealthholding Inmates 1.7117 1.2738
Total People 6.1840 5.2038
Note: * indicates wealthholders