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This project centers around rewriting the U.S. census page and all the state census pages, such as Pennsylvania Census. The project is being run by Diltsgd. Ritcheymt is also assisting with scoping the project, defining sub-tasks, and recruiting volunteers.

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Types of Census

  Federal Census

(pop. Schedule)

40 31 41 5 40 41 230
Types of Census   State, Territory, and Colonial Census 34

30

40 4 39 40 221
Types of Census Census Substitutes 36 29 39 12 31 24 188
Types of Census Veteran Schedule 1890 35 25 20 13 29 19 156
Types of Census Mortality Schedules 33 24 19 21 28 18 142
Types of Census

Native American Population schedules

(1910)

31 17 18 17 17 17 124
Types of Census Slave Schedules 30 18 17 22 23 16 123
Types of Census

Veteran Schedules

(Including 1840)

32 19 16 19 18 15 122
Types of Census Agricultural Schedules 29 16 13 20 27 14 120
Types of Census Industrial Schedules 28 15 12 29 9 13 89
Types of Census

Defective Schedules

(1880)

27 14 11 14 17 12 108
Types of Census LDS Church Census N/A 4 14 32 10 7 44
Types of Census Native American Tribal Rolls (or Reservation) 26 3 15 10 5 6 86
Types of Census School Census 13 2 1 25 8 5 45
Location/Availability Ancestry 38 37 30 16 35 39 204
Location/Availability Heritage Quest 37 36 29 6 34 38 209
Location/Availability

Record Search

(FamilySearch)

39 38 36 5 33 37 219
Location/Availability Steve Morse's Site 20 22 33 7 24 34 167
Location/Availability Census Finder 2 23 34 26 25 36 135
Location/Availability FHL Favorites 12 21 32 28 14 33 125
Location/Availability NARA (Link to Catalog films) 10 33 37 15 32 32 170
Location/Availability

Use Search Engines to Find Statewide Census Record

21 34 35 39 20 35 147
Location/Availability State Achives & Libraries 14 35 38 11 30 31 178
Location/Availability

US Genweb (Links to state recs,

but especially county records

11 13 31 31` 13 30 108
Location/Availability Rootsweb 15 12 28 23 29 108
Location/Availability Footnote.com 16 10 27 9 11 27 123
Location/Availability Cyndi's List 18 20 26 18 15 28 130
Location/Availability Check all book references in google books 17 9 9 8 12 26 106
Location/Availability FHL Films (link to FHL Collection Entry) 10 32 10 24 4 25 98
Architecture or Style Guidelines for footnotes and bibliography 9 42 25 1 22 42 181
Architecture or Style Census Template for US 1 41 8 30 26 11 98
Architecture or Style Census Template for States 23 40 7 2 41 10 160
Architecture or Style Do One County Page example 3 8 6 37 3 9 33
Architecture or Style Update Links (Maintenance) 8 7 5 33 21 3 52
Architecture or Style FAQ's 4 6 4 38 2 2 21
Methodolgy How to find the Person 24 39 23 14 36 23 159
Methodolgy Content per census year 7 28 22 40 38 22 118
Methodolgy

How to use the information found 1790--1840

1850--present

25 27 24 2 37 21 174
Methodolgy Abbreviations and terms in the census 19 26 21 34 19 20 112
Methodolgy Ethnic Groups 6 5 2 35 7 4 30
Methodolgy Periodicals (plus Eastman) 5 1 3 36 1 8 23

Related pages 

FamilySearch Wiki:Sources of Information for a United States Record Type Article

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