United States Census 1870

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=== 1870 Census Dates  ===
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== Content  ==
  
 
1 June (5 months)  
 
1 June (5 months)  
  
=== Unique Features  ===
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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
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== Value ==
  
=== Problems  ===
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== Unique Features and 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)  
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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
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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
  
 
   
 
   
  
=== States Covered ===
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== States Covered and Missing ==
  
 
*Alabama  
 
*Alabama  
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*Wisconsin<br>
 
*Wisconsin<br>
  
=== States Missing  ===
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&nbsp;(None)
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== Territories  ==
 
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*Wyoming
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== Web Sites ==
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1790-1840 Info: http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf
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1850-1930 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1850-1930.html <br>
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== Bibliographic Citations ==
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Revision as of 17:27, 18 July 2008

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

Contents

 

Content 

1 June (5 months)

 

 

Value

 

Unique Features and Problems

  • 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
  •  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 and Missing

  • 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

 

Territories

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

 

Web Sites

 

1790-1840 Info: http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf

1850-1930 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1850-1930.html


Bibliographic Citations