United States Census 1890

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=== 1890 Census Dates ===
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Additional information may be found on the [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Portal:United_States_Census United States Census] portal page.
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=== 1890 Census Dates ===
  
 
1 June (2 weeks - 30 days)  
 
1 June (2 weeks - 30 days)  
  
=== Unique Features ===
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=== Unique Features ===
  
*Listed the address of the individual
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*Listed the address of the individual  
*Listed if a person was a soldier, sailor, or a marine during the Civil War
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*Listed if a person was a soldier, sailor, or a marine during the Civil War  
*Listed whether they were Union or Confederate
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*Listed whether they were Union or Confederate  
*Listed whether they were a widow of a veteran
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*Listed whether they were a widow of a veteran  
*Listed, if a mother, the number of children she had and how many were living
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*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
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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  
*Lists what language the individual speaks
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*Lists what language the individual speaks  
*Lists number of months employed
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*Lists number of months employed  
*Asks if the home is rented or owned (and mortgaged)
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*Asks if the home is rented or owned (and mortgaged)  
 
*Listed individuals in Army forts, US vessels, Navy Yards, & prisons.
 
*Listed individuals in Army forts, US vessels, Navy Yards, & prisons.
  
=== Problems ===
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=== Problems ===
  
 
*Most schedules destroyed by fire in 1921
 
*Most schedules destroyed by fire in 1921
  
=== States Covered ===
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=== 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>-Some districts and counties survived, check the following states:
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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:  
  
 
Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas.  
 
Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas.  
  
=== States Missing ===
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=== States Missing ===
  
 
Check ancestry.com for the database of the 1890 Census Substitute.  
 
Check ancestry.com for the database of the 1890 Census Substitute.  
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=== Territories<br> ===
 
=== Territories<br> ===
  
*Arizona
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*Arizona  
*Alaska
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*Alaska  
*New Mexico
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*New Mexico  
*Oklahoma(unorganized)
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*Oklahoma(unorganized)  
 
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Revision as of 00:40, 10 July 2008

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

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