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Virginia: Existing and Lost Federal Census Schedules[1][2][3]
Exact Date Population Schedules Veterans/ Pensioners Slave Owners Mortality Agricultural Industrial/ Manufact- urers Defec- tive Indian[4]
1940 Apr 1 Public release in 2012 - - - - - - -
1930 Apr 1 Exist - - - - - - -
1920 Jan 1 Exist - - - - - - -
1910 Apr 15 Exist - - - - - - Exist
1900 Jun 1 Exist - - - - - - Exist
1890 Jun 2 Lost Exist - - - - - -
1880 Jun 1 Exist - - Exist Exist Exist Exist -
1870 Jun 1 Exist - - Exist Exist Exist - -
1860 Jun 1 Exist - Exist[5] Exist[5] Exist[5] Exist[5] - -
1850 Jun 1 Exist - Exist Exist Exist Exist - -
1840 Jun 1 Exist. Alexandria County enumerated as part of DC. Exist - - - - - -
1830 Jun 1 Exist. Alexandria County enumerated as part of DC. - - - - - - -
1820 Aug 7 Exist. Alexandria County enumerated as part of DC. - - - - Exist - -
1810 Aug 6 Exist, except 17 counties.[6] - - - - Lost - -
1800 Aug 4 Accomack and Louisa counties only. - - - - - - -
1790 Aug 2 Lost - - - - - - -



Virginia: Existing and Lost State Census Schedules[7][8]
Exact Date Population Schedules
   No statewide state census was taken, but many county censuses were taken at different years from 1782 to 1786.  SEE BELOW 
1786  County of Greenbrier
1785  Counties of Albermarle, Amelia, Amherst, Fairfax, Greenbrier, Halifax, Harrison, Lancaster, New Kent, Norfolk, Orange, Pittsylvania, Prince Edward, Princess Anne, Shenandoah, and Stafford. 
1784  Counties of Cumberland, Gloucester, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Nansemond, Northumberland, Rockingham, Surry, and Warwick.
1783  Counties of Amherst, Chesterfield, Essex, Gloucester, Greenbrier, Greensville, Lancaster, Middlesex, Nansemond, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Princess Anne, Richmond, and Shenandoah.
1782  Counties of Amelia, Charlotte, Cumberland, Fairfax, Fluvanna, Frederick, Halifax, Hampshire, Hanover, Isle of Wight, Mecklenburg, Monongalia, New Kent, Northumberland, Orange, Pittsylvania, Surry, Sussex, and Warwick.  AND, the City of Richmond and the City of Williamsburg.



Sources and Notes

  1. Anne Bruner Eales, and Robert M Kvasnicka, ed., Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives of the United States, 3d ed. (Washington, D.C.: NARA, 2000), pages 40 and 47.
  2. William Thorndale, and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), pages 349-359.
  3. William Dollarhide, The Census Book: A Genealogists Guide to Federal Census Facts, Schedules and Indexes (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1999), page 120.
  4. Only for Indian schedules taken along with Federal population schedules.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 A separate microfilm for Northern District of Halifax County only also exists.
  6. 17 counties missing in 1810 Virginia census are: Grayson, Greenbrier, Halifax, Hardy, Henry, James City, King William, Lee, Louisa, Mecklenburg, Nansemond, Northampton, Orange, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Russell, and Tazewell.
  7. Ann S. Lainhart, State Census Records (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992), 57.
  8. Henry J. Dubester, State Censuses: An Annotated Bibliography of Censuses of Population Taken After the Year 1790 by States and Territories of the United States (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948), 24-29.


 

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