United States Census 1800

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Identify locality<br>Distinguish target family from others of same name<br>Help determine family size<br>Locate possible relatives with same name<br>Identify neighbors<br>Identify slaveholders<br>Identify name variations<br>Free men of color listed as head of household<br>Slaves in age group by name of owner<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;  
  
 
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1. Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking. The Source: A Guide book to American Genealogy. 3rd ed. (Provo, UT: Ancestry, 2006.) <br>

Revision as of 15:13, 17 July 2008

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

Contents

Content

1800 Census was taken beginning 4 Aug 1800 for 9 months. The following information was recorded by the census taker:
                        Free white males under 10
                        Free white males 10-16
                        Free white males 16-26
                        Free white males 26-45
                        Free white males 45 and over
                        Free white females under 10
                        Free white females 10-16
                        Free white females 16-26
                        Free white females 26-45
                        Free white females 45 and over
                        Others free except Indian
                        Slaves

Value

Identify locality
Distinguish target family from others of same name
Help determine family size
Locate possible relatives with same name
Identify neighbors
Identify slaveholders
Identify name variations
Free men of color listed as head of household
Slaves in age group by name of owner
                   

Unique Features and Problems

  • Age brackets were split up into 5 categories
  • No printed form or paper provided
  • Some lists were rearranged to place names in alphabetical order (will be unable to tell neighbors.
  • Only number of slaves accounted for, not ages.
  • Indians that were not taxed were not included.


States Covered and Missing

 

            States Covered              States Missing
Connecticut
Maine (part of Massachusetts)
Maryland (inc. District of Columbia)
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New York
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Vermont
Delaware
Georgia
Kentucky
New Jersey
Tennessee
Virginia (inc. West Virginia)


Territories

(May have some type of substitute list or an area covering a county)

  • Indiana
  • Mississippi
  • Northwest

 

Bibliographic Citations

1. Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking. The Source: A Guide book to American Genealogy. 3rd ed. (Provo, UT: Ancestry, 2006.)