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The first federal census was taken in 1790. The census has been taken every ten years and the census has been made public through 1930. The 1890 census was damaged and then destroyed in a fire. The whole population schedule for Maryland was destroyed.

Maryland: Existing and Lost Federal Census Schedules[1][2][3]
Exact Date Population Schedules Veterans/ Pensioners Slave Owners Mortality Agricultural Industrial/ Manufact- urers Defective Indian[4]
1940 Apr 1 Public release in 2012 - - - - - - -
1930 Apr 1 Exist - - - - - - -
1920 Jan 1 Exist - - - - - - -
1910 Apr 15 Exist - - - - - - Exist
1900 Jun 1 Exist - - - - - - Exist
1890 Jun 2 Lost Exist - - - - - -
1880 Jun 1 Exist - - Exist Exist except Baltimore Balto. city/ county only Lost -
1870 Jun 1 Exist - - Exist Exist except Baltimore Lost - -
1860 Jun 1 Exist - Exist Exist Exist Balto. city/ county only - -
1850 Jun 1 Exist - Exist Exist Exist Balto. city/ county only - -
1840 Jun 1 Exist Exist - - - - - -
1830 Jun 1 Exist except Montgomery, Prince Georges, St. Marys, Queen Annes, and Somerset counties. - - - - - - -
1820 Aug 7 Exist - - - - Exist - -
1810 Aug 6 Exist - - - - Lost - -
1800 Aug 4 Exist except Baltimore County - - - - - - -
1790 Aug 2 Exist except Allegany, Calvert, Somerset & much of Dorchester Co. - - - - - - -

Sources

  1. Anne Bruner Eales, and Robert M Kvasnicka, ed., Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives of the United States, 3d ed. (Washington, D.C.: NARA, 2000), 34 and 44.
  2. William Thorndale, and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), 152-58.
  3. William Dollarhide, The Census Book: A Genealogists Guide to Federal Census Facts, Schedules and Indexes (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1999), 110-11.
  4. Only for Indian schedules taken along with Federal population schedules.


 

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