Argentina, Capital Federal, Census, 1855 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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{{FamilySearch Collection |CID=CID1469065|location=Argentina|title=Argentina, Buenos Aires City Census, 1855}}<br>
  
== Title in the Language of the Records<br> ==
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
Censo de 1855 de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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'''Censo de 1855 de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina'''
  
== Collection Time Period ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This census of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was performed on Wednesday, October 17, 1855.  
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This collection includes census records for 1855.  
 
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== Record Description  ==
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Each of the census registers is separated by a title page, which includes the name of the parish, the name or number of the ward, and the name or number of the block. It is followed by the enumeration sheets containing the following information in columns: Names and surnames of the inhabitants, relationship to the householder, civil status, gender, age, if the person knows how to read and write, place of birth, nationality, the length of time in the country if the person is a foreigner, and occupation or profession.  
 
Each of the census registers is separated by a title page, which includes the name of the parish, the name or number of the ward, and the name or number of the block. It is followed by the enumeration sheets containing the following information in columns: Names and surnames of the inhabitants, relationship to the householder, civil status, gender, age, if the person knows how to read and write, place of birth, nationality, the length of time in the country if the person is a foreigner, and occupation or profession.  
  
=== Record Content  ===
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This census of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was performed on Wednesday, October 17, 1855, under the direction of the then Statistics Department (Mesa de Estadística), which was directed at the time by Justo Maeso. Authorization for the census was given in July 1855 by the government council member Valentín Alsina. This census covers about 92,000 inhabitants.
  
'''The census of 1855 of the city of Buenos Aires includes the following information:'''
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For the purpose of the census, the city of Buenos Aires was divided into thirteen parishes: Balvanera, Barracas al Norte, Catedral Sud, Catedral del Norte, Cañuelas, La Piedad, Monserrat, Para Campo, Pilar, San Miguel, San Nicolas, San Pedro Gonzalez Telmo and Socorro. Each parish was subdivided into barracks and blocks.
  
[[Image:Argentina Buenos Aires 1855 Census.jpg|thumb|right]]
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The data element listed in the census is of great value when civil or parish records are not available. It will permit the patron to find information unavailable elsewhere, which will help to continue research for an ancestor. The census records should be considered as a secondary source and used only when civil or church records are not available.  
  
*Name of the parish
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For a list of localities currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1469065 Browse] link from the collection landing page.
*Number or name of the barrack
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*Number or name of the block
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*Address, type of home, and how many floors
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*Complete names of individuals
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*Relationship to the householder
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*Civil status, gender, age, literacy (read and write)
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*Place of birth, country of nationality, and if a foreigner, the length of stay in the country
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*Occupation, profession, or employment
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'''Important genealogical information found in the 1855 census of the city of Buenos Aires includes:'''
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
*Locality and address
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
*Names and surnames
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*Relationship, civil status, gender, age, and civil status
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*Place of birth
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*Nationality
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*Estimated year of arrival, if a foreigner
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== How to Use the Records  ==
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{{Collection citation| text = Comisión Directiva del Censo. Buenos Aires City Census 1855. Archivo General de la Nación Argentina, Buenos Aires.}}
  
Patrons can get genealogical data, which may not be available in other resources, for their ancestors living in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the year 1855.
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== Record Content  ==
  
== Record History  ==
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[[Image:Argentina Buenos Aires 1855 Census.jpg|thumb|right]] '''The census of 1855 of the city of Buenos Aires may include the following information:'''
  
The census of 1855 for the city of Buenos Aires was conducted under the direction of the then Statistics Department (Mesa de Estadística), which was directed at the time by Justo Maeso. Authorization for the census was given in July 1855 by the then government council member Valentín Alsina. For the purpose of the census, the city of Buenos Aires was divided in twelve parishes: Montserrat, Catedral al Sud, Concepción, San Miguel, Catedral al Norte, San Nicolás, Piedad, Socorro, Balvanera, San Telmo, Barracas al Norte, and Pilar. Each parish was subdivided into barracks and blocks. The 1855 Census of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, covers about 92,000 inhabitants.
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*Name
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*Relationship to head of household
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*Gender
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*Age
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*Marital Status
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*Residence
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*Birthplace
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*Country of birth
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*Literacy
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*Number of years in Argentina
  
=== Why the Record Was Created ===
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== How to Use the Records ==
  
The Buenos Aires census of 1855 was created for demographic and statistical purposes.  
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'''To search this collection using the index:''' <br> Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.  
  
=== Record Reliability  ===
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'''To browse this collection you will need to follow this series of links:'''<br>⇒Select the ''Nombre de Parroquia'' link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the ''Numero de cuartel'' category which takes you to the images.
  
The data element listed in the census is of great value when civil or parish records are not available. It will permit the patron to find information unavailable elsewhere, which will help to continue research for an ancestor. The census records should be considered as a secondary source and used only when civil or church records are not available.  
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Argentina, Buenos Aires 1855 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article.]] If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
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*[http://www.melickprofessionalgenealogists.com/regions/argentina/ Argentina Genealogy Links]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
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*[[Argentina Census|Argentina Census]]
 
*[[Argentina Census|Argentina Census]]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
 
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== Citation for This Collection  ==
 
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.&nbsp;
 
 
<!--bibdescbegin-->Argentina, Buenos Aires City Census, 1855. &nbsp;&nbsp;Archivo General de la Nación Argentina. Argentina, Buenos Aires city census 1855. Archivo General de la Nación Argentina. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Utah. <!--bibdescend-->
 
 
Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
 
  
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
==== Example of a Source Citation for a Record Found in This Collection  ====
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
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"Argentina, Buenos Aires City Census. 1855".database and digital images, &nbsp;''FamilySearch''&nbsp; (https://www.familysearch.org:&nbsp;accessed 28 March 2012). &nbsp;Ferranso Garcia; citing Censo de poblacion, 1855: Parroquia de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, Buenos Aires, Census of the parish of Nuestra Senora del Pilar of Buenos Aires for 1855. Archivo General de la Nacion, Argentina. FHL microfilm 1,154,369; Granite Mountain Record Vault INTL Film, Salt Lake City, Utah.
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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Revision as of 17:03, 14 January 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Censo de 1855 de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Record Description

This collection includes census records for 1855.

Each of the census registers is separated by a title page, which includes the name of the parish, the name or number of the ward, and the name or number of the block. It is followed by the enumeration sheets containing the following information in columns: Names and surnames of the inhabitants, relationship to the householder, civil status, gender, age, if the person knows how to read and write, place of birth, nationality, the length of time in the country if the person is a foreigner, and occupation or profession.

This census of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was performed on Wednesday, October 17, 1855, under the direction of the then Statistics Department (Mesa de Estadística), which was directed at the time by Justo Maeso. Authorization for the census was given in July 1855 by the government council member Valentín Alsina. This census covers about 92,000 inhabitants.

For the purpose of the census, the city of Buenos Aires was divided into thirteen parishes: Balvanera, Barracas al Norte, Catedral Sud, Catedral del Norte, Cañuelas, La Piedad, Monserrat, Para Campo, Pilar, San Miguel, San Nicolas, San Pedro Gonzalez Telmo and Socorro. Each parish was subdivided into barracks and blocks.

The data element listed in the census is of great value when civil or parish records are not available. It will permit the patron to find information unavailable elsewhere, which will help to continue research for an ancestor. The census records should be considered as a secondary source and used only when civil or church records are not available.

For a list of localities currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

Comisión Directiva del Censo. Buenos Aires City Census 1855. Archivo General de la Nación Argentina, Buenos Aires.

Record Content

Argentina Buenos Aires 1855 Census.jpg
The census of 1855 of the city of Buenos Aires may include the following information:
  • Name
  • Relationship to head of household
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Marital Status
  • Residence
  • Birthplace
  • Country of birth
  • Literacy
  • Number of years in Argentina

How to Use the Records

To search this collection using the index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

To browse this collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the Nombre de Parroquia link in the initial search page
⇒Select the Numero de cuartel category which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.