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1840 Census Dates

1 Jun 1840 (18 months)

Unique Features

  • Asked the age of Revolutionary war pensioners
  • Expanded occupational options
  • Lists the number of those in school
  • Lists the number of those over 21 who can read and write
  • Lists those who are insane

Problems

  • Same as previous years

States Covered

  • Alabama
  • Mississippi
  • Arkansas
  • Missouri
  • Connecticut
  • New Hampshire
  • Delaware
  • New Jersey
  • Georgia
  • New York
  • Illinois
  • North Carolina
  • Indiana
  • Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • Pennsylvania
  • Louisiana
  • Rhode Island
  • Maine
  • South Carolina
  • Maryland
  • Tennessee
  • Massachusetts
  • Virginia
  • Michigan
  • Vermont
  • District of Columbia

States Missing

(None)

Territories

Florida
Iowa
Oregon (also a part of Britain)
Wisconsin


 

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