Massachusetts 1792 Governor

Office:
Governor (State)
Title:
Governor
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Massachusetts 1792 Governor
Date:
1792
State:
Massachusetts
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Governor/Governor
Candidates:
John Hancock, Francis Dana, Samuel Phillips, Thomas Russell, James Sullivan, Benjamin Lincoln, Elbridge Gerry, Nathaniel Gorham, Samuel Adams, Azor Orne, William Cushing, Samuel Holton, David Cobb, Oliver Prescott, William Heath, Tristram Dalton, John Brooks, James Bowdoin, Increase Sumner, Benjamin Austin, Jr., Caleb Strong, Joseph Barrett, Adam Colson, John Worthington, Charles Jarvis, William Phillips, Timothy Dexter, George Leonard, Theodore Sedgwick, John Avery, Jr., Stephen Carver, Joseph Dane, Joseph Dawes, Abraham Fuller, Joseph Gleason, Abner Holden, Nathan Howe, John Lowell, John Manning, Ebenezer Mead, Theophilus Parsons, David Sewall, Simeon Strong, Josiah Thatcher, John Turner, Artemas Ward, William Williams
Candidates: John Hancock[1]Francis DanaSamuel PhillipsThomas RussellJames SullivanBenjamin LincolnElbridge GerryNathaniel GorhamSamuel AdamsAzor OrneWilliam CushingSamuel HoltonDavid CobbOliver PrescottWilliam HeathTristram DaltonJohn BrooksJames BowdoinIncrease SumnerBenjamin Austin, Jr.Caleb StrongJoseph BarrettAdam ColsonJohn WorthingtonCharles JarvisWilliam PhillipsTimothy DexterGeorge LeonardTheodore SedgwickJohn Avery, Jr.Stephen CarverJoseph DaneJoseph DawesAbraham FullerJoseph GleasonAbner HoldenNathan HoweJohn LowellJohn ManningEbenezer MeadTheophilus ParsonsDavid SewallSimeon StrongJosiah ThatcherJohn TurnerArtemas WardWilliam Williams
Affiliation:FederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalist
Final Result: 1462882661015094866160595645452925191310997755543222111111111111111111
Barnstable County51815---------------------------------------------
Town of Barnstable45----------------------------------------------
Town of Chatham17----------------------------------------------
Town of Eastham51----------------------------------------------
Town of Falmouth65----------------------------------------------
Town of Harwich5015---------------------------------------------
Town of Provincetown[2]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Sandwich53----------------------------------------------
Town of Truro44----------------------------------------------
Town of Wellfleet33----------------------------------------------
Town of Yarmouth160----------------------------------------------
Berkshire County782---6--203-----2---6-3-------2------------------
Town of Adams54----------------------------------------------
Town of Alford[3]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Becket16-------1-----1-----3--------------------------
District of Bethlehem10----------------------------------------------
Town of Dalton8----------------------------------------------
Town of Egremont20----------------------------------------------
Town of Great Barrington21---6------------------------------------------
Town of Hancock18----------------------------------------------
Town of Lanesborough33------12--------------------2------------------
Town of Lee[4]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Lenox59-------------1---6----------------------------
Town of Louden[5]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Mount Washington8----------------------------------------------
District of New Ashford29----------------------------------------------
Town of New Marlborough48------2---------------------------------------
Town of Partridgefield36-------1--------------------------------------
Town of Pittsfield40----------------------------------------------
Town of Richmond49-------1--------------------------------------
Town of Sandisfield56----------------------------------------------
Town of Sheffield16------6---------------------------------------
Town of Stockbridge[6]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Tyringham35----------------------------------------------
Town of Washington25----------------------------------------------
Town of West Stockbridge37----------------------------------------------
Town of Williamstown91----------------------------------------------
Town of Windsor73----------------------------------------------
Bristol County10522525---------23----1---------2-------------------
Town of Attleborough9823---------------------------------------------
Town of Berkley35----------------------------------------------
Town of Dartmouth74----------------------------------------------
Town of Dighton59-1--------------------------------------------
Town of Easton39----------------------------------------------
Town of Freetown72----------------------------------------------
Town of Mansfield53----------------------------------------------
Town of New Bedford68----------------------------------------------
Town of Norton71-10--------------------------------------------
Town of Raynham31-5---------5----------------------------------
Town of Rehoboth242----------------1---------2-------------------
Town of Somerset18----------------------------------------------
Town of Swansea58----------------------------------------------
Town of Taunton7829---------18----------------------------------
Town of Westport56----------------------------------------------
Cumberland County8051-137--1----------------------------------1---
Town of Bakerston[7]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Bridgetown[8]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Brunswick100----------------------------------------------
Town of Cape Elizabeth65----------------------------------------------
Town of Durham43----------------------------------------------
Town of Falmouth43-------1--------------------------------------
Town of Freeport41----------------------------------------------
Town of Gorham81----------------------------------------------
Town of Gray28----------------------------------------------
Town of Harpswell51----------------------------------------------
Town of Hebron48----------------------------------------------
Town of New Gloucester84----------------------------------------------
Town of North Yarmouth621---4-----------------------------------------
Town of Portland63------------------------------------------1---
Town of Raymondston[9]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Scarboro35---33-----------------------------------------
Town of Standish27--1-------------------------------------------
Town of Turner34----------------------------------------------
Town of Windham[10]-----------------------------------------------
Dukes County72---70---1--------------------------------------
Town of Chilmark7---23------------------------------------------
Town of Edgartown38---42---1--------------------------------------
Town of Tisbury27---5------------------------------------------
Essex County985892621-71-1-----------------2-----------1-1------
Town of Amesbury53----------------------------------------------
Town of Andover110-4--------------------------------------------
Town of Beverly22----------------------------------------------
Town of Boxford156---------------------------------------------
Town of Bradford38132-----1--------------------------------------
Town of Danvers2626---------------------------------------------
Town of Gloucester63----------------------------------------------
Town of Haverhill63--16-------------------------------------------
Town of Ipswich741---7--------------------------------1--------
District of Lynfield17-6--------------------------------------------
Town of Lynn466---------------------------------------------
Town of Manchester18----------------------------------------------
Town of Marblehead231---------------------------------------------
Town of Metheun40----------------------------------------------
Town of Middleton815---------------------------------------------
Town of Newbury6664-----------------------1--------------------
Town of Newburyport81395----------------------1-------------1------
Town of Rowley52----------------------------------------------
Town of Salem5871---1----------------------------------------
Town of Salisbury55----------------------------------------------
Town of Topsfield345---------------------------------------------
Town of Wenham23----------------------------------------------
Hampshire County213432966017-194618--2-7---3-2--5-------------1----1---1
Town of Amherst58------3----2----------------------------------
Town of Ashfield70----------------------------------------------
Town of Belchertown56-----------------3----------------------------
Town of Bernardston30----------------------------------------------
Town of Blandford55----------------------------------------------
Town of Brimfield1-57--------------------------------------------
Town of Buckland24----------------------------------------------
Town of Charlemont28----------------------------------------------
Town of Chester31------3---------------------------------------
Town of Chesterfield35----2-----------------------------------------
Town of Colrain49----------------------------------------------
Town of Conway63--2-------------------------------------------
Town of Cummington20----------------------------------------------
Town of Deerfield19--------11-------------------------------------
District of Easthampton[11]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Goshen41----------------------------------------------
Town of Granby27----------------------------------------------
Town of Granville33----------------------------------------------
Town of Greenfield64----1-1-7-------------------------------------
Town of Greenwich30----------------------------------------------
Town of Hadley3914--1--5--------------------------------------
Town of Hatfield18-7-----------------2--1------------------1---1
Town of Hawley38----------------------------------------------
Town of Heath21----------------------------------------------
Town of Holland26-2--------------------------------------------
Town of Leverett39----------------------------------------------
District of Leyden28-3--------------------------------------------
Town of Longmeadow49----1-1---------------------------------------
Town of Ludlow51----------------------------------------------
Town of Middlefield20----------------------------------------------
Town of Monson53-------------7--------------------------------
Town of Montague5-------39--------------4-----------------------
Town of Montgomery17----------------------------------------------
Town of New Salem70----------------------------------------------
Town of Northfield2212---------------------------------------------
Town of Northampton99115-----1----------------------------1---------
Town of Norwich[12]-----------------------------------------------
District of Orange21-14--------------------------------------------
Town of Palmer35----------------------------------------------
Town of Pelham50----------------------------------------------
District of Plainfield[13]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Rowe21----------------------------------------------
Town of Russell---35-------------------------------------------
Town of Shelburne58----------------------------------------------
Town of Shutesbury36----------------------------------------------
Town of South Brimfield25----------------------------------------------
Town of South Hadley38----------------------------------------------
Town of Southampton3314----11---------------------------------------
Town of Southwick27----------------------------------------------
Town of Springfield437------1--------------------------------------
Town of Sunderland19----2-----------------------------------------
Town of Ware38----------------------------------------------
Town of Warwick111----------------------------------------------
Town of Wendell15--23-------------------------------------------
Town of West Springfield43----------------------------------------------
Town of Westfield74---1------------------------------------------
Town of Westhampton36----------------------------------------------
Town of Whately12----------------------------------------------
Town of Wilbraham[14]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Williamsburg35----------------------------------------------
Town of Worthington35----------------------------------------------
Hancock County332-115--------------------------1----------------
Town of Bangor26----------------------------------------------
Town of Belfast20----------------------------------------------
Town of Blue Hill23-1--------------------------------------------
Town of Cambden21----------------------------------------------
Town of Deer Isle51--10-------------------------------------------
Town of Frankfurt[15]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Gouldsborough29----------------------------------------------
Town of Islesborough[16]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Mount Desert45----------------------------------------------
Town of Orrington28--5-------------------------------------------
Town of Penobscot[17]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Sedgwick6----------------------------------------------
Town of Sullivan38----------------------------------------------
Town of Trenton26----------------------------------------------
Town of Vinalhaven19-----------------------------1----------------
Lincoln County1015-132--9-1--------------------------------------
Ballstown Plantation32----------------------------------------------
Town of Bath59----------------------------------------------
Town of Boothbay33--2-------------------------------------------
Town of Bowdoin40----------------------------------------------
Town of Bowdoinham17----------------------------------------------
Town of Bristol64----------------------------------------------
Town of Canaan34----------------------------------------------
Town of Cushing40----------------------------------------------
Town of Edgecomb[18]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Fairfield[19]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Georgetown75----------------------------------------------
Town of Green[20]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Hallowell52-13---9----------------------------------------
Hancock Plantation23----------------------------------------------
Town of Medencook[21]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Monmouth19----------------------------------------------
Town of Newcastle44----------------------------------------------
Town of Nobleboro40----------------------------------------------
Town of Norridgewock[22]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Pittston34----------------------------------------------
Town of Pownalboro[23]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Readfield39----------------------------------------------
Town of Sidney50----------------------------------------------
Town of Thomastown[24]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Topsham61-------1--------------------------------------
Town of Union[25]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Vassalboro74----------------------------------------------
Town of Waldoboro63----------------------------------------------
Town of Warren[26]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Winslow27----------------------------------------------
Town of Winthrop55----------------------------------------------
Town of Woolwich49----------------------------------------------
Middlesex County1797185713210435118---11--10-------2--------1-----------1-
Town of Acton32-7----------6---------------------------------
Town of Ashby55----------------------------------------------
Town of Bedford32----------------------------------------------
Town of Billerica3611-----------3---------------------------------
District of Boxboro26----------------------------------------------
Town of Cambridge79--------1-------------------------------------
District of Carlisle32----------------------------------------------
Town of Charlestown98----------------------------------------------
Town of Chelmsford2116----2--7------10------------------------------
Town of Concord8016--1-15---------------------------------------
Town of Dracut53----10-----------------------------------------
Town of Dunstable31----------------------------------------------
Town of East Sudbury27----------------------------------------------
Town of Framingham1750-1-------------------------------------------
Town of Groton83---1------------------------------------------
Town of Holliston293---------------------------------------------
Town of Hopkinton50----------------------------------------------
Town of Lexington581---------------------------------------------
Town of Lincoln35--6-------------------------------------------
Town of Littleton30----------------------------------------------
Town of Malden461---------------------------------------------
Town of Marlborough73-----------------------2----------------------
Town of Medford32----------------------------------------------
Town of Natick30----------------------------------------------
Town of Newton331-3-----2-----------------------1-------------
Town of Pepperell48----------------------------------------------
Town of Reading7435---------------------------------------------
Town of Sherborn333------1----2---------------------------------
Town of Shirley50----------------------------------------------
Town of Stoneham22----------------------------------------------
Town of Stow444---------------------------------------------
Town of Sudbury3510-------------------------------------------1-
Town of Tewksbury55----------------------------------------------
District of Tyngsborough21----------------------------------------------
Town of Townsend55----------------------------------------------
Town of Waltham55----------------------------------------------
Town of Watertown354---------------------------------------------
Town of Westford42--------8-------------------------------------
Town of Weston6--3--40----------------------------------------
Town of Wilmington53----------------------------------------------
Town of Woburn81----------------------------------------------
Nantucket County185----------------------------------------------
Town of Nantucket185----------------------------------------------
Plymouth County584445516-81--134413-1------------------------1-------
Town of Abington58-------------1--------------------------------
Town of Bridgewater53-544-8------3----------------------------------
Town of Carver31----------------------------------------------
Town of Duxbury1913---------------------------------------------
Town of Halifax28----------------------------------------------
Town of Hanover35--------13-------------------------------------
Town of Kingston517-6------1------------------------------------
Town of Marshfield1714-6-------------------------------------------
Town of Middleborough93----------------------------------------------
Town of Pembroke32----------------------------------------------
Town of Plymouth38-1---1----------------------------------------
Town of Plympton64----------------------------------------------
Town of Rochester86--------------------------------------1-------
Town of Scituate7---------431-----------------------------------
Town of Wareham18----------------------------------------------
Suffolk County173450617271-11----15-8-7-55---------1-1------------
Town of Bellingham25--------------2----------------1--------------
Town of Boston6895152-1------------7-55-----------1------------
Town of Braintree682---------------------------------------------
Town of Brookline17--1-------------------------------------------
Town of Chelsea26----------------------------------------------
Town of Cohasset25----------------------------------------------
Town of Dedham69----------------------------------------------
Town of Dorchester55-------1--------------------------------------
District of Dover382---------------------------------------------
Town of Foxborough57----------------------------------------------
Town of Franklin16-43--2---------2-------------------------------
Town of Hingham1331------------1--7-----------------------------
Town of Hull[27]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Medfield9-15--------------------------------------------
Town of Medway31----------------------------------------------
Town of Milton52----4-----------1-----------------------------
Town of Needham74--1-1-----------------------------------------
Town of Quincy51----------------------------------------------
Town of Roxbury785-------1-----1-------------------------------
Town of Sharon60----------------------------------------------
Town of Stoughton118----------------------------------------------
Town of Walpole68----------------------------------------------
Town of Weymouth271---------------------------------------------
Town of Wrentham6842--------------------------------------------
Washington County44----------------------------------------------
Town of Machias[28]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Papamaguadda[29]-----------------------------------------------
Plantation E. Tide Union River No. 644----------------------------------------------
Worcester County1730377326153386164614411488----2---23---1-1---11-------1--
Town of Ashburnham25-9--------------------------------------------
Town of Athal4417--------------------------------------------
Town of Barre46251--------------------------------------------
District of Berlin1113---------------------------------------------
Town of Bolton925---------------------------------------------
Town of Boylston454---------------------------------------------
Town of Brookfield93452--32----1--------------3---1-1---------------
Town of Charlton15-29----91--------------------------------------
Town of Douglas1621---------------------2----------------------
Town of Dudley81----------------------------------------------
Town of Fitchburg50--------4-------------------------------------
Town of Gardner26----------------------------------------------
Town of Gerry1622---------------------------------------------
Town of Grafton45-1--1-----------------------------------------
Town of Hardwick49--13-------------------------------------------
Town of Harvard55----------------------------------------------
Town of Holden2813---4------1----------------------------------
Town of Hubbardston53----------------------------------------------
Town of Lancaster6741---1----------------------------------------
Town of Leicester3213--3------------------------------------------
Town of Leominster72211--------12-----------------------------------
Town of Lunenberg62-6--------------------------------------------
Town of Mendon5-35--------------------------------------------
Town of Milford1-40--------------------------------------------
Town of New Braintree51-1--------------------------------------------
Town of Northborough326---------------------------------------------
Town of Northbridge--20------------4-------------------------------
Town of Oakham37----------------------------------------------
Town of Oxford45----------------------------------------------
Town of Paxton35----------------------------------------------
Town of Petersham32-35------1-------------------------------------
Town of Princetown625------3--------------------------------------
Town of Royalston50-21--------------------------------------------
Town of Rutland48----------------------------------------------
Town of Shrewsbury3836----4-----------------------------1-------1--
Town of Southborough[30]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Spencer78-2--------------------------------------------
Town of Sterling3721-----1---------------------------------------
Town of Sturbridge26219----3------84----1--------------------------
Town of Sutton8032--------------------------------------------
Town of Templeton-27-2---2---27--------1--------------------------
Town of Upton60------1---------------------------------------
Town of Uxbridge3-45--------------------------------------------
Town of Ward331---------------------------------------------
Town of Westborough56-7------1-------------------------------------
Town of Western1615---------------------------------------------
Town of Westminster16205--------5-14---------------------1-----------
Town of Winchendon3078--1-----------------------------------------
Town of Worcester24518---1----------------------------------------
York County8598--72-----------------------------------1-----
Town of Arundel40----------------------------------------------
Town of Berwick51----------------------------------------------
Town of Biddeford26----------------------------------------------
Town of Brownfield24----------------------------------------------
Town of Buxton77----------------------------------------------
Town of Coxhall33----------------------------------------------
Francisboro Plantation18----------------------------------------------
Town of Fryburgh40----------------------------------------------
Town of Kittery67----------------------------------------------
Town of Lebanon58----------------------------------------------
Town of Limerick30----------------------------------------------
Town of Limington[31]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Littlefalls[32]-----------------------------------------------
Town of Parsonfield40----------------------------------------------
Town of Pepperelboro43----------------------------------------------
Town of Sandford58----------------------------------------------
Town of Shapleigh58----------------------------------------------
Washington Plantation26----------------------------------------------
Town of Waterborough19----------------------------------------------
Town of Wells113----------------------------------------------
Town of York388--72-----------------------------------1-----

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Provincetown was not listed in the Official Records.
[3]There were no votes recorded in Alford.
[4]There were no votes recorded in Lee.
[5]There were no votes recorded in Louden.
[6]There were no votes recorded in Stockbridge.
[7]There were no votes recorded in Bakerston.
[8]There were no votes recorded in Bridgetown.
[9]There were no votes recorded in Raymondston.
[10]There were no votes recorded in Windham.
[11]No election meeting was held in Easthampton.
[12]There were no votes recorded in Norwich.
[13]There were no votes recorded in Plainfield.
[14]There were no votes recorded in Wilbraham.
[15]There were no votes recorded in Frankfurt.
[16]There were no votes recorded in Islesborough.
[17]There were no votes recorded in Penobscot.
[18]There were no votes recorded in Edgecomb.
[19]There were no votes recorded in Fairfield.
[20]There were no votes recorded in Green.
[21]There were no votes recorded in Medencook.
[22]There were no votes recorded in Norridgewock.
[23]There were no votes recorded in Pownalboro.
[24]There were no votes recorded in Thomastown.
[25]There were no votes recorded in Union.
[26]There were no votes recorded in Warren.
[27]There were no votes recorded in Hull.
[28]There were no votes recorded in Machias.
[29]There were no votes recorded in Papamaguadda.
[30]There were no votes recorded in Southborough.
[31]There were no votes recorded in Limington.
[32]There were no votes recorded in Littlefalls.

References:

Original Election Returns. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Blandford Town Records. Book Two. 164.
Brookfield Town Records.
Freetown Town Records. 313.
Oakham Town Records. 240.
South Hadley Town Records. 103.
Spencer Town Records.
Worcester Town Records. 206.
The Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, MA). April 4, 1792.
King, Marquis Fayette, ed. Annals of Oxford, Maine. Portland, ME: Published by the author, 1903. 17.

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