Russia, Nizhni Novgorod Poll Tax Census, Revision Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Title in the Language of the Record
Россия, Нижний Новгородская перепись подушного налога (ревизские сказки)
This collection includes records of images of family lists for the tax-paying population (about 95% of the population) conducted between 1782 and 1858, primarily in the years 1782, 1795, 1811, 1816, 1833-1834, 1850-1851, and 1857-1858. Localities listed in the collection represent the places that existed during the period of the Russian Empire since the records were created at that time. The records are in Russian.
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These records may 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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- Explanation of Russian Poll Tax Census
- Index of Russian Archival Terms
- Field Guide to Russian Letters
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- “ Russia, Nizhni Novgorod Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), 1782-1858.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Губернская казенная палата. Центральном архиве Нижегородской.