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=== 1870 Census Dates ===
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=== 1870 Census Dates ===
  
 
1 June (5 months)  
 
1 June (5 months)  
  
=== Unique Features ===
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=== Unique Features ===
  
*Asked if the father or mother of the individual were foreign born
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*Asked if the father or mother of the individual were foreign born  
*Asked if born within the year and to give month
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*Asked if born within the year and to give month  
*Asked if a male citizen over 21 years of age
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*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
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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  
 
*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
 
*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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=== Problems ===
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=== Problems ===
  
 
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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 after that date)
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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 after that date)  
 
*It has been said that many people were missed in the South
 
*It has been said that many people were missed in the South
  
 
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=== States Covered ===
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=== States Covered ===
  
*Alabama
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*Alabama  
*Arkansas
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*Arkansas  
*California
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*California  
*Connecticut
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*Connecticut  
*Delaware
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*Delaware  
*District of Columbia
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*District of Columbia  
*Florida
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*Florida  
*Georgia
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*Georgia  
*Illinois
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*Illinois  
*Indiana
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*Indiana  
*Iowa
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*Iowa  
*Kansas
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*Kansas  
*Kentucky
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*Kentucky  
*Louisiana
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*Louisiana  
*Maine
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*Maine  
*Maryland
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*Maryland  
*Massachusetts
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*Massachusetts  
*Michigan
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*Michigan  
*Minnesota
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*Minnesota  
*Mississippi
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*Mississippi  
*Missouri
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*Missouri  
*Nebraska
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*Nebraska  
*Nevada
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*Nevada  
*New Hampshire
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*New Hampshire  
*New Jersey
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*New Jersey  
*New York
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*New York  
*North Carolina
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*North Carolina  
*Ohio
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*Ohio  
*Oregon
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*Oregon  
*Pennsylvania
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*Pennsylvania  
*Rhode Island
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*Rhode Island  
*South Carolina
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*South Carolina  
*Tennessee
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*Tennessee  
*Texas
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*Texas  
*Vermont
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*Vermont  
*Virginia
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*Virginia  
*West Virginia
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*West Virginia  
 
*Wisconsin<br>
 
*Wisconsin<br>
  
=== States Missing ===
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=== States Missing ===
  
 
&nbsp;(None)  
 
&nbsp;(None)  
  
=== Territories ===
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=== Territories ===
  
*Arizona
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*Arizona  
*Colorado
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*Colorado  
*Dakota
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*Dakota  
*Idaho
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*Idaho  
*Montana
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*Montana  
*New Mexico
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*New Mexico  
*Utah
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*Utah  
*Washington
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*Washington  
 
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Revision as of 17:15, 18 July 2008

Additional information may be found on the United States Census Portal page

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