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<br> A '''census''' is a statistical count of the population of a country taken for the purpose of accurate government representation, tax collection and military purposes.
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Census records give valuable genealogical information about your ancestors including: names of family members, residence, year and sometimes month of birth, birthplace, and occupation.
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''You may be interested in seeing the video tutorial at FamilySearch Learning Center, ''[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/ancestors-season-2-census-records/179 ''"Ancestors Season 2: Census Records"'']''.''<br>
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== Africa  ==
 
== Africa  ==
  
*[[DRC Census|Democratic Republic of the Congo]]
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*[[DRC Census|Democratic Republic of the Congo]]
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*Ghana
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**[[Ghana, Census 1982-1984 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1982-1984]]
  
 
== Asia  ==
 
== Asia  ==
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*[[France Census|France]]  
 
*[[France Census|France]]  
 
*[[Germany Census|Germany]]  
 
*[[Germany Census|Germany]]  
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**[[Baden Grossherzogtum (grand duchy) Census|Baden Grossherzogtum]]
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**[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Census|Bayern Königreich]]
 
**[[Mecklenburg Census Information|Mecklenburg]]  
 
**[[Mecklenburg Census Information|Mecklenburg]]  
***[[Mecklenburg-Schwerin – Herzogtum (duchy)Census|Herzogtum]]
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***[[Mecklenburg-Schwerin – Herzogtum (duchy)Census|Herzogtum]]  
 
**[[Prussia-Hannover Census|Prussia-Hannover]]  
 
**[[Prussia-Hannover Census|Prussia-Hannover]]  
 
**[[Prussia-Schlesien Census|Prussia-Schlesien]]  
 
**[[Prussia-Schlesien Census|Prussia-Schlesien]]  
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**[[Sachsen (Saxony)Königreich (kingdom) Census|Sachsen Königreich]]
 
**[[Census Schleswig-Holstein|Schleswig-Holstein]]  
 
**[[Census Schleswig-Holstein|Schleswig-Holstein]]  
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**[[Württemberg-Königreich (kingdom) Census|Württemberg-Königreich]]
 
*[[Greece Census|Greece]]  
 
*[[Greece Census|Greece]]  
 
*[[Hungary Census|Hungary]]  
 
*[[Hungary Census|Hungary]]  
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*Iceland
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**[[Icelandic Census Headings 1703|1703 headings]]
 
*[[Ireland Census|Ireland]]  
 
*[[Ireland Census|Ireland]]  
 
**[[Ireland Census Substitutes|Substitutes]]  
 
**[[Ireland Census Substitutes|Substitutes]]  
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*[[Italy Census|Italy]]  
 
*[[Italy Census|Italy]]  
 
*[[Netherlands Census|Netherlands]]  
 
*[[Netherlands Census|Netherlands]]  
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**[[Fryslân or Friesland Census|Fryslân]]
 
**[[Groningen Census|Groningen]]  
 
**[[Groningen Census|Groningen]]  
 
*[[Norway Census|Norway]]  
 
*[[Norway Census|Norway]]  
 
**[[Norway 1875 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1875]]  
 
**[[Norway 1875 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1875]]  
 
*[[Poland Census|Poland]]  
 
*[[Poland Census|Poland]]  
*[[Romania:Census|Romania]]  
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*[[Romania Census|Romania]]  
 
*[[Scandinavia: Census Records|Scandinavia]]  
 
*[[Scandinavia: Census Records|Scandinavia]]  
 
*[[Slovakia Census|Slovakia]]  
 
*[[Slovakia Census|Slovakia]]  
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***[[Somerset Census|Somerset]]  
 
***[[Somerset Census|Somerset]]  
 
***[[Staffordshire Census|Staffordshire]]  
 
***[[Staffordshire Census|Staffordshire]]  
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****[[Staffordshire Census Surname|Surname index]]
 
***[[Suffolk Census|Suffolk]]  
 
***[[Suffolk Census|Suffolk]]  
 
***[[Surrey Census|Surrey]]  
 
***[[Surrey Census|Surrey]]  
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*[[Canada Census|Canada]]  
 
*[[Canada Census|Canada]]  
 
**[[How Canadian National Censuses Are Organized|Organization]]  
 
**[[How Canadian National Censuses Are Organized|Organization]]  
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**By year:
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***[[Canada Census 1851 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1851]]
 
**By province:  
 
**By province:  
 
***[[Alberta Census|Alberta]]  
 
***[[Alberta Census|Alberta]]  
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***[[Manitoba Census|Manitoba]]  
 
***[[Manitoba Census|Manitoba]]  
 
***[[New Brunswick Census|New Brunswick]]  
 
***[[New Brunswick Census|New Brunswick]]  
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****[[New Brunswick 1861 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]
 
***[[Nova Scotia Census|Nova Scotia]]  
 
***[[Nova Scotia Census|Nova Scotia]]  
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****[[Nova Scotia Census 1861 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]
 
***[[Ontario Census|Ontario]]  
 
***[[Ontario Census|Ontario]]  
 
****[[Ontario Census 1861 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]  
 
****[[Ontario Census 1861 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]  
 
***[[Prince Edward Island Census|Prince Edward Island]]  
 
***[[Prince Edward Island Census|Prince Edward Island]]  
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****[[Prince Edward Island Census 1861 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]
 
***[[Quebec Census|Quebec]]  
 
***[[Quebec Census|Quebec]]  
****[[1861 Québec Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]  
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****[[Quebec Census, 1861 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]  
 
***[[Saskatchewan Census|Saskatchewan]]  
 
***[[Saskatchewan Census|Saskatchewan]]  
 
*[[Cuba Census|Cuba]]  
 
*[[Cuba Census|Cuba]]  
 
*Guatemala  
 
*Guatemala  
**[[Guatemala Colonial Censuses (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Colonial]]  
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**[[Central America, Colonial Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Colonial]]  
 
*[[Mexico Census|Mexico]]  
 
*[[Mexico Census|Mexico]]  
 
**[[Mexico 1930 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1930]]  
 
**[[Mexico 1930 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1930]]  
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***[[American Indian Census Rolls|American Indian Rolls]]  
 
***[[American Indian Census Rolls|American Indian Rolls]]  
 
***[[United States Census Church|Church]]  
 
***[[United States Census Church|Church]]  
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***[[United States Census Defective Schedules|Defective schedules]]
 
***[[United States Census Indian Schedules|Indian schedules]]  
 
***[[United States Census Indian Schedules|Indian schedules]]  
 
***[[United States Census Institutions|Institutions]]  
 
***[[United States Census Institutions|Institutions]]  
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***[[United States Census Manufacturing Schedules|Manufacturing schedules]]
 
***[[United States Census Mortality Schedules|Mortality schedules]]  
 
***[[United States Census Mortality Schedules|Mortality schedules]]  
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****[[U.S. Census Mortality Schedule, 1880|1880]]
 
***[[Native American Census|Native American]]  
 
***[[Native American Census|Native American]]  
 
***[[United States School Censuses|School censuses]]  
 
***[[United States School Censuses|School censuses]]  
 
***[[United States Census Slave Schedules|Slave schedules]]  
 
***[[United States Census Slave Schedules|Slave schedules]]  
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****[[U.S. Census Slave Schedule, 1860|1860]]
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***[[United States Census Social Statistics Schedules|Social statistics schedules]]
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***[[US Military Census Records|U.S. military]]
 
***[[United States Census Veterans Schedules|Veteran schedules]]  
 
***[[United States Census Veterans Schedules|Veteran schedules]]  
 
***[[United States Census Colonial|Colonial]]  
 
***[[United States Census Colonial|Colonial]]  
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***[[United States Census 1920|1920]]  
 
***[[United States Census 1920|1920]]  
 
***[[United States Census 1930|1930]]  
 
***[[United States Census 1930|1930]]  
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***[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/United_States_Census_1940 1940]
 
**[[United States Census State Censuses|State censuses]]  
 
**[[United States Census State Censuses|State censuses]]  
***[[Alabama Census|Alabama]]
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***{{USscen|Alabama}}
****[[Alabama Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Alaska}}
***[[Alaska Census|Alaska]]
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***{{USscen|Arizona}}
****[[Alaska Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Arkansas}}
***[[Arizona Census|Arizona]]
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***{{USscen|California}}
***[[Arkansas Census|Arkansas]]
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***{{USscen|Colorado}}
***[[California Census|California]]
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***{{USscen|Connecticut}}
****[[California Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Delaware}}
***[[Colorado Census|Colorado]]
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***{{USscen|District of Columbia}}
****[[Colorado Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Florida}}
***[[Connecticut Census|Connecticut]]
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****[[Florida 1885 State Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1885]]  
****[[Connecticut Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Georgia}}
***[[Delaware Census|Delaware]]
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***{{USscen|Hawaii}}
****[[Delaware Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Idaho}}
***[[District of Columbia Census|District of Columbia]]
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***{{USscen|Illinois}}
***[[Florida Census|Florida]]
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***{{USscen|Indiana}}
****[[Florida Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]  
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***{{USscen|Iowa}}
***[[Georgia Census|Georgia]]
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***{{USscen|Kansas}}
***[[Hawaii Census|Hawaii]]
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***{{USscen|Kentucky}}
***[[Idaho Census|Idaho]]
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***{{USscen|Louisiana}}
****[[Idaho Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Maine}}
***[[Illinois Census|Illinois]]
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***{{USscen|Maryland}}
***[[Indiana Census|Indiana]]
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***{{USscen|Massachusetts}}
***[[Iowa Census|Iowa]]
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****[[Massachusetts 1855 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1855]]  
****[[Iowa Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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****[[Massachusetts 1865 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1865]]  
***[[Kansas Census|Kansas]]
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***{{USscen|Michigan}}
***[[Kentucky Census|Kentucky]]
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***{{USscen|Minnesota}}
***[[Louisiana Census|Louisiana]]
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****[[Minnesota 1875 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1875]]  
****[[Louisiana Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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****[[Minnesota 1885 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1885]]  
***[[Maine Census|Maine]]
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****[[Maine Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***[[Maryland Census|Maryland]]  
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***[[Massachusetts Census|Massachusetts]]  
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***[[Michigan Census|Michigan]]
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****[[Michigan Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***[[Minnesota Census|Minnesota]]
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****[[Minnesota Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]  
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****[[Minnesota State Census 1885|1885]]  
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****[[Minnesota 1895 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1895]]  
 
****[[Minnesota 1895 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1895]]  
***[[Mississippi Census|Mississippi]]
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***{{USscen|Mississippi}}
****[[Mississippi Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Missouri}}
***[[Missouri Census|Missouri]]
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***{{USscen|Montana}}
***[[Montana Census|Montana]]
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***{{USscen|Nebraska}}
****[[Montana Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Nevada}}
***[[Nebraska Census|Nebraska]]
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***{{USscen|New Hampshire}}
****[[Nebraska Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***[[Nevada Census|Nevada]]
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***[[New Hampshire Census|New Hampshire]]
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****[[New Hampshire Colonial Census|Colonial]]  
 
****[[New Hampshire Colonial Census|Colonial]]  
***[[New Jersey Census|New Jersey]]
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***{{USscen|New Jersey}}
***[[New Mexico Census|New Mexico]]
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***{{USscen|New Mexico}}
***[[New York Census|New York]]  
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***{{USscen|New York}}
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****[[New York 1865 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1865]]  
 
****[[New York 1905 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1905]]  
 
****[[New York 1905 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1905]]  
***[[North Carolina Census|North Carolina]]  
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****New York City
***[[North Dakota Census|North Dakota]]
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*****[[1890 police census for NYC, NY|1890 police census]]  
***[[Ohio Census|Ohio]]
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***{{USscen|North Carolina}}
****[[Ohio Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|North Dakota}}
***[[Oklahoma Census|Oklahoma]]
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***{{USscen|Ohio}}
****[[Oklahoma Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Oklahoma}}
***[[Oregon Census|Oregon]]
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***{{USscen|Oregon}}
***[[Pennsylvania Census|Pennsylvania]]
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***{{USscen|Pennsylvania}}
***[[Rhode Island Census|Rhode Island]]  
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***{{USscen|Rhode Island}}
***[[South Carolina Census|South Carolina]]
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****[[Rhode Island 1935 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1935]]  
***[[South Dakota Census|South Dakota]]
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***{{USscen|South Carolina}}
***[[Tennessee Census|Tennessee]]
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***{{USscen|South Dakota}}
****[[Tennessee Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Tennessee}}
***[[Texas Census|Texas]]
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***{{USscen|Texas}}
****[[Texas Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Utah}}
***[[Utah Census|Utah]]
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***{{USscen|Vermont}}
***[[Vermont Census|Vermont]]
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***{{USscen|Virginia}}
****[[Vermont Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Washington}}
***[[Virginia Census|Virginia]]
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***{{USscen|West Virginia}}
****[[Virginia Censuses Existing and Lost|Existing and lost]]
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***{{USscen|Wisconsin}}
***[[Washington Census|Washington (state)]]
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****[[Wisconsin 1885 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1885]]  
***[[West Virginia Census|West Virginia]]
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***{{USscen|Wyoming}}
***[[Wisconsin Census|Wisconsin]]  
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***[[Wyoming Census|Wyoming]]
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== South America  ==
 
== South America  ==
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*[[Argentina Census|Argentina]]  
 
*[[Argentina Census|Argentina]]  
 
**[[Argentina 1869 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1869]]  
 
**[[Argentina 1869 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1869]]  
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*[[Brazil Census|Brazil]]  
 
*[[Brazil Census|Brazil]]  
 
*[[Chile Census|Chile]]  
 
*[[Chile Census|Chile]]  
 
*[[Peru Census|Peru]]  
 
*[[Peru Census|Peru]]  
*[[Suriname:Census|Suriname]]
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*[[Suriname Census|Suriname]]
  
 
== Non-geographic jurisdictions  ==
 
== Non-geographic jurisdictions  ==
  
*[[Church Census|Church]]
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*Church  
 
**[[LDS Census|LDS]]
 
**[[LDS Census|LDS]]
  
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[[Category:Census]]

Revision as of 22:05, 9 March 2013


A census is a statistical count of the population of a country taken for the purpose of accurate government representation, tax collection and military purposes.

Census records give valuable genealogical information about your ancestors including: names of family members, residence, year and sometimes month of birth, birthplace, and occupation.

You may be interested in seeing the video tutorial at FamilySearch Learning Center, "Ancestors Season 2: Census Records".

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