United States Census 1870

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=== 1870 Census Dates ===
  
Dates: 1 June (5 months)
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1 June (5 months)  
  
Uniqueness:<br>-Asked if the father or mother of the individual were foreign born<br>-Asked if born within the year and to give month.<br>-Asked if a male citizen over 21 years of age<br>-Asked if a male citizen over 21 years of age, who has had their rights to vote denied other than because of the grounds of rebellion or crime.<br>-If a male individual is missing in this Census, it may serve as a clue that he may have been a casualty of the Civil War.
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=== Unique Features ===
  
Problems: <br>-The census was to list only those abiding in the house as of June 1 (those who may have died since may be missed or children born after that date but by the time the enumerator came would not have been accounted for but again they may have.<br>-It has been said that many people were missed in the South.
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*Asked if the father or mother of the individual were foreign born
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*Asked if born within the year and to give month
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*Asked if a male citizen over 21 years of age
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*Asked if a male citizen over 21 years of age, who has had their rights to vote denied other than because of the grounds of rebellion or crime
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*If a male individual is missing in this Census, it may serve as a clue that he may have been a casualty of the Civil War
  
States Covered:<br>Alabama Missouri<br>Arkansas Nebraska<br>California Nevada<br>Connecticut New Hampshire<br>Delaware New Jersey<br>Florida New York<br>Georgia North Carolina<br>Illinois Ohio<br>Indiana Oregon<br>Iowa Pennsylvania<br>Kansas Rhode Island<br>Kentucky South Carolina<br>Louisiana Tennessee<br>Maine Texas<br>Maryland Vermont<br>Massachusetts Virginia<br>Michigan West Virginia<br>Minnesota Wisconsin<br>Mississippi <br>District of Columbia
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States Missing: (none)
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=== Problems ===
  
Territories:<br>Arizona Dakota Montana Utah Wyoming<br>Colorado Idaho New Mexico Washington<br><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
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*The census was to list only those abiding in the house as of June 1 (those who died or children born after June 1 may not have been accounted for by the enumerator if they counted the household&nbsp;after that date)
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*It has been said that many people were missed in the South
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=== States Covered ===
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*Alabama
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*Arkansas
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*California
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*Connecticut
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*Delaware
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*District of Columbia
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*Florida
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*Georgia
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*Illinois
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*Indiana
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*Iowa
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*Kansas
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*Kentucky
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*Louisiana
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*Maine
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*Maryland
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*Massachusetts
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*Michigan
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*Minnesota
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*Mississippi
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*Missouri
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*Nebraska
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*Nevada
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*New Hampshire
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*New Jersey
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*New York
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*North Carolina
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*Ohio
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*Oregon
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*Pennsylvania
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*Rhode Island
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*South Carolina
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*Tennessee
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*Texas
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*Vermont
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*Virginia
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*West Virginia
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*Wisconsin<br>
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=== States Missing ===
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&nbsp;(None)
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=== Territories ===
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*Arizona
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*Colorado
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*Dakota
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*Idaho
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*Montana
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*New Mexico
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*Utah
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*Washington
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*Wyoming<br><br><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
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Revision as of 21:11, 19 June 2008

Contents

1870 Census Dates

1 June (5 months)

Unique Features

  • Asked if the father or mother of the individual were foreign born
  • Asked if born within the year and to give month
  • Asked if a male citizen over 21 years of age
  • Asked if a male citizen over 21 years of age, who has had their rights to vote denied other than because of the grounds of rebellion or crime
  • If a male individual is missing in this Census, it may serve as a clue that he may have been a casualty of the Civil War

 

Problems

 

  • The census was to list only those abiding in the house as of June 1 (those who died or children born after June 1 may not have been accounted for by the enumerator if they counted the household after that date)
  • It has been said that many people were missed in the South

 

States Covered

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

States Missing

 (None)

Territories

  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Dakota
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • New Mexico
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming