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



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




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

Unique Features and Problems

  • 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.

Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory on 1900 census

States Covered and Missing

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

No States Missing



  • Arizona
  • Alaska (unorganized)
  • Hawaii
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma — split between
    • Oklahoma Territory
    • Indian Territory 

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




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