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== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
 
The collection covers the population schedules for the 1855 New York state census records still in existence. Most counties are covered, but some records were destroyed.  
 
The collection covers the population schedules for the 1855 New York state census records still in existence. Most counties are covered, but some records were destroyed.  
  
For a list of records by localities currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1937366/waypoints Browse].  
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The information is generally reliable. However use the information with some caution, since the information may have been given to a census taker by any member of the family or by a neighbor. Some information may have been incorrect or deliberately falsified.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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'''General Information about New York Census records'''
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
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New York State took a census every ten years from 1825 to 1875. They also took a census in 1892; then every ten years from 1905 to 1925. The early census was as much interested in agricultural production as in the number of inhabitants. Only the name of the head of household is listed from 1825 to 1845. Many of these early census records have been lost.  
  
{{Collection citation | text= "New York, State Census, 1855" Index and Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Secretary of State.}}
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Beginning in 1855, the name of every person in the household is listed. The 1855 to 1875 census asked the person for the name of the county that person was born in, if they were born in New York State. That helps to narrow down the search for a birth place for New Yorkers. The 1865 census asked many questions about military service which are helpful in finding Civil War records.  
  
[[New York, State Census, 1855 (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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It is unknown why a census wasn't taken in 1885. The census for 1892 is not as helpful as the previous census. It does not indicate where a family begins and contains no relationships so it is difficult to determine if people of another surname are part of the previous family. It only asks for a country of birth not a State nor NY County.  
  
== Record Content  ==
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
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== Collection Content ==
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A census can provide you with names and ages of family members, which can then be used to calculate birth or marriage dates. It can provide the county and town where your ancestor lived, people living with (or gone from) the family, and relatives that may have lived nearby. The census may identify persons for whom other records do not exist. Information found in the population schedules of the 1865 New York State Census includes:
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The following counties are included in the 1855 New York, State Census  
  
*Name of every person whose usual place of abode was in the family on the 1st day of June, 1865
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• Albany<br> • Allegany<br> • Broome<br> • Cattaraugus<br> • Cayuga<br> • Chautauqua<br> • Chenango<br> • Columbia<br> • Cortland<br> • Delaware<br> • Erie<br> • Essex<br> • Franklin<br> • Fulton<br> • Greene<br> • Herkimer<br> • Jefferson<br> • Kings<br> • Lewis<br> • Livingston<br> • Madison<br> • Monroe<br> • Montgomery<br> • New York<br> • Niagara<br> • Oneida<br> • Onondaga<br> • Ontario<br> • Orange<br> • Orleans<br> • Oswego<br> • Otsego<br> • Rensselaer<br> • Richmond<br> • Rockland<br> • Saratoga<br> • Schenectady<br> • Schoharie<br> • Schuyler<br> • Steuben<br> • Sullivan<br> • Tioga<br> • Ulster<br> • Warren<br> • Washington<br> • Yates
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==What Can this Collection Tell Me?==
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A census can provide you with names and ages of family members, which can then be used to calculate birth or marriage dates. It can provide the county and town where your ancestor lived, people living with (or gone from) the family, and relatives that may have lived nearby. The census may identify persons for whom other records do not exist. Information found in the population schedules of the 1855 New York State Census includes:
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*Name of every person whose usual place of abode was in the family on the 1st day of June, 1855
 
*Age  
 
*Age  
 
*Gender  
 
*Gender  
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*If deaf, dumb, or blind
 
*If deaf, dumb, or blind
  
== How to Use the Records  ==
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To begin your search, it is helpful to know:
 
  
*Name
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
*Residence or address
 
  
==== Search the Collection  ====
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To begin your search, it is helpful to know:
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*The full name of your ancestor
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*Other identifying information such as their residence and age
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*Other identifying information such as their birthplace or the names of other family members
  
To search the collection by name fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person.  
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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1937366?collectionNameFilter=false Collection Page]:''''<br>Fill in your ancestor’s name on the search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
If you did not find the person you were looking for, you may need to search the collection image by image. <br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "County" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Locality" category which takes you to the images  
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'''View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1937366/waypoints Browse Page]:'''<br>To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "County" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Locality" category which takes you to the images  
  
Look at the images one by one. Again you will need to compare the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor.  
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Look at the images one by one. Again you will need to compare the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
  
Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1937366 New York State Census, 1855]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.  
 
*If your ancestor used an alias or a nickname, be sure to check for those alternate names.
 
*Even though these indexes are very accurate they may still contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
 
  
For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at [http://broadcast.lds.org/familysearch/2011-12-03-familysearch-search-tips-1000k-eng.mp4 FamilySearch Search Tips].
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==What Do I Do Next?==
  
==== Using the Information  ====
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Make a photocopy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Print or download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors.
  
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Make a photocopy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors. The following examples show ways you can use the information:
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
  
 
*Use the age listed to determine an approximate birth date. This date along with the place of birth can help you find a birth record. Birth records often list biographical and marital details about the parents and close relatives other than the immediate family.  
 
*Use the age listed to determine an approximate birth date. This date along with the place of birth can help you find a birth record. Birth records often list biographical and marital details about the parents and close relatives other than the immediate family.  
*Use the race information to find records related to that ethnicity such as records of the Freedman’s Bureau or Indian censuses.  
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*Birth places can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.
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*Use the race information to find records related to that ethnicity, such as records of the Freedman’s Bureau or Indian censuses.  
 
*Use the naturalization information to find their naturalization papers in the county court records. It can also help you locate immigration records such as a passenger list which would usually be kept records at the port of entry into the United States.
 
*Use the naturalization information to find their naturalization papers in the county court records. It can also help you locate immigration records such as a passenger list which would usually be kept records at the port of entry into the United States.
 
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*If they are subject to military service, they may have military files in the State or National Archives.
==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
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*Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or school records; children’s occupations are often listed as “at school.
 
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*It is often helpful to extract the information on all families with the same surname in the same general area. If the surname is uncommon, it is likely that those living in the same area were related.
*Birth places can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.  
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*Be sure to extract all families before you look at other records. The relationships given will help you to organize family groups. The family groupings will help you identify related families when you discover additional information in other records.  
*You may need to compare the information of more than one family or person to make this determination.  
 
 
*Married family members may have lived nearby but in a separate household so you may want to search an entire town, neighboring towns, or even a county.  
 
*Married family members may have lived nearby but in a separate household so you may want to search an entire town, neighboring towns, or even a county.  
 
*You may be able to identify an earlier generation if elderly parents were living with or close by a married child.  
 
*You may be able to identify an earlier generation if elderly parents were living with or close by a married child.  
 
*You may be able to identify a younger generation if a young married couple still lived with one of their sets of parents.  
 
*You may be able to identify a younger generation if a young married couple still lived with one of their sets of parents.  
 
*Additional searches may be needed to locate all members of a particular family in the census.  
 
*Additional searches may be needed to locate all members of a particular family in the census.  
*The census may identify persons for whom other records do not exist.
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*You should also be aware that the census may identify persons for whom other records do not exist.
*It is often helpful to extract the information on all families with the same surname in the same general area. If the surname is uncommon, it is likely that those living in the same area were related.
 
*Be sure to extract all families before you look at other records. The relationships given will help you to organize family groups. The family groupings will help you identify related families when you discover additional information in other records.
 
*Use the information with some caution, since the information may have been given to a census taker by any member of the family or by a neighbor. Some information may have been incorrect or deliberately falsified.
 
  
==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor? ====
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=== I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now? ===
  
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
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*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
*Check for an index. Check online or with local historical and genealogical societies.  
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*Look for another index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.
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*Try alternative search methods such as only filling in the surname search box (or the given name search box) on the landing page leaving the other box empty and then click on search. This should return a list of everyone with that particular name. You could then browse the list for individuals that may be your ancestor.
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*Be sure to search both the male section (listed first) and the female section.
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*There is also the possibility that a family was missed in the census.
  
For a summary of this information, see the wiki article: [[United States, How to Use the Records Summary (FamilySearch Historical Records)|United States, How to Use the Records Summary (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
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For a summary of this information, see the wiki article: [[United States, How to Use the Records Summary (FamilySearch Historical Records)|United States, How to Use the Records Summary (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[New York, State Census, 1855 (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
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== Related Websites  ==
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=New-York-State-Census-1855-known-issues&lang=en article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
  
[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aliecor/1855_NYS_census/1855_new_york_state_census_index.htm 1855 New York State Census]
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
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[[New York Census State Censuses|New York Census State Censuses]]
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
New York, United States
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Location of New York
Record Description
Record Type State Census
Collection years 1855
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What is in the Collection?

The collection covers the population schedules for the 1855 New York state census records still in existence. Most counties are covered, but some records were destroyed.

The information is generally reliable. However use the information with some caution, since the information may have been given to a census taker by any member of the family or by a neighbor. Some information may have been incorrect or deliberately falsified.

General Information about New York Census records

New York State took a census every ten years from 1825 to 1875. They also took a census in 1892; then every ten years from 1905 to 1925. The early census was as much interested in agricultural production as in the number of inhabitants. Only the name of the head of household is listed from 1825 to 1845. Many of these early census records have been lost.

Beginning in 1855, the name of every person in the household is listed. The 1855 to 1875 census asked the person for the name of the county that person was born in, if they were born in New York State. That helps to narrow down the search for a birth place for New Yorkers. The 1865 census asked many questions about military service which are helpful in finding Civil War records.

It is unknown why a census wasn't taken in 1885. The census for 1892 is not as helpful as the previous census. It does not indicate where a family begins and contains no relationships so it is difficult to determine if people of another surname are part of the previous family. It only asks for a country of birth not a State nor NY County.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for New York, State Census, 1855.

Collection Content

Sample Image

The following counties are included in the 1855 New York, State Census

• Albany
• Allegany
• Broome
• Cattaraugus
• Cayuga
• Chautauqua
• Chenango
• Columbia
• Cortland
• Delaware
• Erie
• Essex
• Franklin
• Fulton
• Greene
• Herkimer
• Jefferson
• Kings
• Lewis
• Livingston
• Madison
• Monroe
• Montgomery
• New York
• Niagara
• Oneida
• Onondaga
• Ontario
• Orange
• Orleans
• Oswego
• Otsego
• Rensselaer
• Richmond
• Rockland
• Saratoga
• Schenectady
• Schoharie
• Schuyler
• Steuben
• Sullivan
• Tioga
• Ulster
• Warren
• Washington
• Yates

What Can this Collection Tell Me?

A census can provide you with names and ages of family members, which can then be used to calculate birth or marriage dates. It can provide the county and town where your ancestor lived, people living with (or gone from) the family, and relatives that may have lived nearby. The census may identify persons for whom other records do not exist. Information found in the population schedules of the 1855 New York State Census includes:

  • Name of every person whose usual place of abode was in the family on the 1st day of June, 1855
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Color
  • Relation to the head of the family
  • In what county of New York, or in what state or country born
  • Married
  • Widowed
  • Length of residence in this town
  • Occupation
  • Citizenship (native, naturalized, or alien)
  • Person of color, not taxed
  • Could read and write
  • Owned land
  • If deaf, dumb, or blind


How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search, it is helpful to know:

  • The full name of your ancestor
  • Other identifying information such as their residence and age
  • Other identifying information such as their birthplace or the names of other family members

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page:'
Fill in your ancestor’s name on the search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "County" category
⇒ Select the "Locality" category which takes you to the images

Look at the images one by one. Again you will need to compare the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Make a photocopy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Print or download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the age listed to determine an approximate birth date. This date along with the place of birth can help you find a birth record. Birth records often list biographical and marital details about the parents and close relatives other than the immediate family.
  • Birth places can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • Use the race information to find records related to that ethnicity, such as records of the Freedman’s Bureau or Indian censuses.
  • Use the naturalization information to find their naturalization papers in the county court records. It can also help you locate immigration records such as a passenger list which would usually be kept records at the port of entry into the United States.
  • If they are subject to military service, they may have military files in the State or National Archives.
  • Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or school records; children’s occupations are often listed as “at school.”
  • It is often helpful to extract the information on all families with the same surname in the same general area. If the surname is uncommon, it is likely that those living in the same area were related.
  • Be sure to extract all families before you look at other records. The relationships given will help you to organize family groups. The family groupings will help you identify related families when you discover additional information in other records.
  • Married family members may have lived nearby but in a separate household so you may want to search an entire town, neighboring towns, or even a county.
  • You may be able to identify an earlier generation if elderly parents were living with or close by a married child.
  • You may be able to identify a younger generation if a young married couple still lived with one of their sets of parents.
  • Additional searches may be needed to locate all members of a particular family in the census.
  • You should also be aware that the census may identify persons for whom other records do not exist.

I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Look for another index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.
  • Try alternative search methods such as only filling in the surname search box (or the given name search box) on the landing page leaving the other box empty and then click on search. This should return a list of everyone with that particular name. You could then browse the list for individuals that may be your ancestor.
  • Be sure to search both the male section (listed first) and the female section.
  • There is also the possibility that a family was missed in the census.

For a summary of this information, see the wiki article: United States, How to Use the Records Summary (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Citing this Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"New York, State Census, 1855" Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Secretary of State. Albany.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for New York, State Census, 1855.

Image citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for New York, State Census, 1855.


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