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1890 Census Dates
1 June (2 weeks - 30 days)
- 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.
- Most schedules destroyed by fire in 1921
-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.
Check ancestry.com for the database of the 1890 Census Substitute.
- New Mexico