Moldova Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists) and Census Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Title in the Language of the Record
Republica Moldova, Sondaj Brut Recensamantul (Liste de revizuire) și Liste recensământ (Romanian)
This collection consists of images of family lists for the tax paying population (about 95% of the population) conducted from 1796-1859 and a variety of family, resident, population, colonist, and ethnic group lists from 1818-1917. The localities listed reflect the places that existed during the period of the Russian Empire. Some of the localities are now in Ukraine.
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- "Moldova, Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists) and Census Lists 1796-1917." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.
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These records usually contain the following information:
- Name of head of household
- Names of household members
- Age of head of household
- Ages of household members
- Household members relationship to the head of household
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- “Delaware Marriage Records,” database and digital images, FamilySearch (: 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; from Delaware, State Marriage Records 23 November 1913, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover; FHL microfilm 2,025,063.
- “El Salvador Civil Registration,” database and digital images, FamilySearch (: 21 March 2011), Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, 1880; from La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal, San Salvador.