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=== 1890 Census Dates ===
  
Dates: 1 June (2 weeks - 30 days)
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1 June (2 weeks - 30 days)  
  
Uniqueness:<br>-Listed the address of the individual.<br>-Listed if a person was a soldier, sailor, or a marine during the Civil War<br>-Listed whether they were Union or Confederate<br>-Listed whether they were a widow of a veteran<br>-Listed, if a mother, the number of children she had and how many were living.<br>-If foreign born, the individual was asked how many years they had been in the United States and if they were naturalized or in the process of being naturalized.<br>-Lists what language the individual speaks<br>-Lists number of months employed<br>-Asks if the home is rented or owned (and mortgaged)<br>-Listed individuals in Army forts, US vessels, Navy Yards, &amp; prisons.
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=== Unique Features ===
  
Problems:<br>-Most schedules destroyed by fire in 1921.
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*Listed the address of the individual
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*Listed if a person was a soldier, sailor, or a marine during the Civil War
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*Listed whether they were Union or Confederate
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*Listed whether they were a widow of a veteran
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*Listed, if a mother, the number of children she had and how many were living
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*If foreign born, the individual was asked how many years they had been in the United States and if they were naturalized or in the process of being naturalized
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*Lists what language the individual speaks
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*Lists number of months employed
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*Asks if the home is rented or owned (and mortgaged)
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*Listed individuals in Army forts, US vessels, Navy Yards, &amp; prisons.
  
States Covered:<br>-44 states &amp; District of Columbia: All of those listed for 1880 (34) plus 6 more: Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming.<br>-A few districts and counties survived: Check Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas.
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=== Problems ===
  
States Missing: Check ancestry.com for the database of the 1890 Census Substitute.
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*Most schedules destroyed by fire in 1921
  
Territories:<br>Arizona Oklahoma<br>Alaska (unorganized) Utah<br>New Mexico<br><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
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=== States Covered ===
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<br>-44 states &amp; District of Columbia: All of those listed for 1880 (34) plus 6 more: Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming.<br>-Some districts and counties survived, check the following states:
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Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas.
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=== States Missing ===
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Check ancestry.com for the database of the 1890 Census Substitute.
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=== Territories<br> ===
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*Arizona
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*Alaska
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*New Mexico
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*Oklahoma(unorganized)
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*Utah<br><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
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Revision as of 21:40, 19 June 2008

Contents

1890 Census Dates

1 June (2 weeks - 30 days)

Unique Features

  • Listed the address of the individual
  • Listed if a person was a soldier, sailor, or a marine during the Civil War
  • Listed whether they were Union or Confederate
  • Listed whether they were a widow of a veteran
  • Listed, if a mother, the number of children she had and how many were living
  • If foreign born, the individual was asked how many years they had been in the United States and if they were naturalized or in the process of being naturalized
  • Lists what language the individual speaks
  • Lists number of months employed
  • Asks if the home is rented or owned (and mortgaged)
  • Listed individuals in Army forts, US vessels, Navy Yards, & prisons.

Problems

  • Most schedules destroyed by fire in 1921

States Covered


-44 states & District of Columbia: All of those listed for 1880 (34) plus 6 more: Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming.
-Some districts and counties survived, check the following states:

Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas.

States Missing

Check ancestry.com for the database of the 1890 Census Substitute.

Territories

  • Arizona
  • Alaska
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma(unorganized)
  • Utah