United States Census 1900

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*Asks the birth month and year  
 
*Asks the birth month and year  

Revision as of 15:01, 22 July 2008

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

Contents

Content

1840 Census was taken beginning 1 June 1820, for two weeks to thirty days. The following information was recorded by the census taker:

 

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

 

Value

 

1850-1930 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1850-1930.html

Unique Features and Problems

Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory on 1900 census
  • Asks the birth month and year
  • The same new questions as the 1890
  • According to some it has one of the best Soundex indexes
  • Oklahoma is split between Oklahoma Territory to the northwest, and Indian Territory to the southeast.

States Covered and Missing

  • All states, District of Columbia, and the Territories listed below


No States Missing

 

Territories

  • Arizona
  • Alaska (unorganized)
  • Hawaii
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma (split between Oklahoma and Indian Territories)

 

Web Sites

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

1850-1930 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1850-1930.html

 

Bibliographic Citations