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1810 Census was taken beginning 6 Aug 1810, for 10 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 or Indian
                        Slaves

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

Value

The 1810 Census can be used to:1

                        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

 1790-1840 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1790-1840.html

 Unique Features and Problems

1.  No printed form or paper provided
2.  Only number of slaves accounted for, not ages
3,  Indians that were not taxed were not included.

States Covered and Missing

 

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

Territories

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

  • Illinois
  • Indiana (inc. Michigan)
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Ohio
  • Orleans


Web Sites

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

1790-1840 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1790-1840.html

References

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

 

 


 

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