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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Census|U.S. Census]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Census 1830|1830 Census]]''
  
 
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== Content  ==
  
1830 Census was taken beginning on 1 June 1830,&nbsp;for&nbsp;twelve months. The following information was recorded by the census taker:<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free white males under 5<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free white males 5-10<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free&nbsp;Males 10-15<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free Males 15-20<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free&nbsp;Males 20-30<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free&nbsp;Males 30-40<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free&nbsp;Males 40-50<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free&nbsp;Males 50-60<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Free&nbsp;Males 60-70<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free Males 70-80<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free&nbsp;Males 80-90<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free&nbsp;Males 90-100<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Free&nbsp;Males over 100<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free&nbsp;Females same as males<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Slaves &amp; free colored&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Categories for deaf, dumb, blind &amp; aliens<br>
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The 1830 Census was taken beginning on 1 June 1830,&nbsp;for&nbsp;twelve months. Information on black inhabitants is typically found on the page following information on white inhabitants.
  
1790-2000 Information: [http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf]
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The following information, in addition to the '''name of the head of the household''', was recorded by the census taker:
  
== &nbsp;Value ==
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==== White Inhabitants ====
  
The 1830 Census can be used to:<sup>1</sup>
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*Free White Males under 5
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*Free Males 5-10
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*Free Males 10-15
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*Free Males 15-20
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*Free Males 20-30
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*Free Males 30-40
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*Free Males 40-50
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*Free Males 50-60
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*Free Males 60-70
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*Free Males 70-80
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*Free Males 80-90
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*Free Males 90-100
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*Free Males over 100
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*Free White Females same as Males
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Identify locality<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Distinguish target family from others of same name<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Help determine family size<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Locate possible relatives with same name<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Identify neighbors<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Identify slaveholders<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Identify name variations<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Free men of color listed as head of household<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; 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;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Naturalization column may indicate length of residency in U.S. to find papers<br>
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==== Slave Inhabitants  ====
  
&nbsp;1790-1840 search tips: [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1790-1840.html http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1790-1840.html]<br>
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*Slave Males under 10<br>  
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*Slave Males 10-24
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*Slave Males 24-36
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*Slave Males 36-55
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*Slave Males 55-100
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*Slave Males over 100
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*Slave Females same as Males
  
== Unique Features and Problems&nbsp; ==
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==== Free Colored Inhabitants ====
  
1.&nbsp; First census government provided printed forms.
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*Free Colored Males under 10
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*Free Colored Males 10-24
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*Free Colored Males 24-36
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*Free Colored Males 36-55
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*Free Colored Males 55-100
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*Free Colored Males over 100
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*Free Colored Females same as Males
  
2.&nbsp;&nbsp; Institutional/guardianship records.
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==== Additional&nbsp;Information  ====
  
3.&nbsp; Aliens in the household -- naturalization records.
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*Categories for deaf, dumb, and blind (segregated by white and black)<br>
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*Aliens (foreigners not naturalized)
  
4. &nbsp;Age categories are broken down into smaller groups
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1790-2000 Information: [http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf]
  
5.&nbsp; Deaf, dumb, and blind persons listed (also under the slaves)
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== Value  ==
  
6.&nbsp; Same as previous years.
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The 1830 Census can be used to:
  
== &nbsp;States Covered and Missing  ==
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*Identify locality
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*Distinguish target family from others of same name
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*Help determine family size
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*Locate possible relatives with same name
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*Identify neighbors
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*Identify slaveholders
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*Identify name variations
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*Free men of color listed as head of household
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*Slaves in age group by name of owner
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*Naturalization column may indicate length of residency in U.S. to find papers
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1790-1840 search tips: [http://www.archives.gov/research/census/1790-1840.html http://www.archives.gov/research/census/1790-1840.html]
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== Unique Features and Problems ==
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#First census government provided printed forms.
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#Institutional/guardianship records.
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#Aliens in the household -- naturalization records.
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#Age categories are broken down into smaller groups
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#Deaf, dumb, and blind persons listed (also under the slaves)
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#Same as previous years.
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== States and Territories Covered ==
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'''States'''
  
 
*Alabama  
 
*Alabama  
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*Tennessee  
 
*Tennessee  
 
*Vermont  
 
*Vermont  
*Virginia<br>
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*Virginia
  
'''No states missing'''  
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'''Territories'''
 
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== Territories  ==
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*Arkansas  
 
*Arkansas  
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*Oregon (also a part of Britain)
 
*Oregon (also a part of Britain)
  
== &nbsp;Web Sites  ==
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== Missing Records ==
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*'''No States Missing'''
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== Where to Find the Records  ==
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The 1830 Federal Census is available online.
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'''Online'''
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8058 1830 United States Federal Census] (Ancestry) ($)
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*{{RecordSearch|1803958|United States Census, 1830}} (FamilySearch) - free
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== Web Sites  ==
  
 
1790-2000 Info: [http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf]  
 
1790-2000 Info: [http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf]  
  
1790-1840 Search Tips: [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1790-1840.html http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1790-1840.html]  
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1790-1840 Search Tips: [http://www.archives.gov/research/census/1790-1840.html http://www.archives.gov/research/census/1790-1840.html]  
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== References  ==
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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.
  
== &nbsp;References ==
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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><br><br>
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Contents

Content

The 1830 Census was taken beginning on 1 June 1830, for twelve months. Information on black inhabitants is typically found on the page following information on white inhabitants.

The following information, in addition to the name of the head of the household, was recorded by the census taker:

White Inhabitants

  • Free White Males under 5
  • Free Males 5-10
  • Free Males 10-15
  • Free Males 15-20
  • Free Males 20-30
  • Free Males 30-40
  • Free Males 40-50
  • Free Males 50-60
  • Free Males 60-70
  • Free Males 70-80
  • Free Males 80-90
  • Free Males 90-100
  • Free Males over 100
  • Free White Females same as Males

Slave Inhabitants

  • Slave Males under 10
  • Slave Males 10-24
  • Slave Males 24-36
  • Slave Males 36-55
  • Slave Males 55-100
  • Slave Males over 100
  • Slave Females same as Males

Free Colored Inhabitants

  • Free Colored Males under 10
  • Free Colored Males 10-24
  • Free Colored Males 24-36
  • Free Colored Males 36-55
  • Free Colored Males 55-100
  • Free Colored Males over 100
  • Free Colored Females same as Males

Additional Information

  • Categories for deaf, dumb, and blind (segregated by white and black)
  • Aliens (foreigners not naturalized)

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

Value

The 1830 Census can be used to:

  • 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
  • Naturalization column may indicate length of residency in U.S. to find papers

1790-1840 search tips: http://www.archives.gov/research/census/1790-1840.html

Unique Features and Problems

  1. First census government provided printed forms.
  2. Institutional/guardianship records.
  3. Aliens in the household -- naturalization records.
  4. Age categories are broken down into smaller groups
  5. Deaf, dumb, and blind persons listed (also under the slaves)
  6. Same as previous years.

States and Territories Covered

States

  • Alabama
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland* (Some counties missing)
  • Massachusetts* (Some counties missing)
  • Mississippi* (Some counties missing) 
  • Missouri
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Vermont
  • Virginia

Territories

  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Michigan (inc. Wisconsin & Minnesota areas)
  • Oregon (also a part of Britain)

Missing Records

  • No States Missing

Where to Find the Records

The 1830 Federal Census is available online.

Online

Web Sites

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

1790-1840 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/research/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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