United States Census 1800

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1800 Census was taken beginning 4 Aug 1800 for 9 months. The following information was recorded by the census taker:
                        Free white males under 10
                        Free white males 10-16
                        Free white males 16-26
                        Free white males 26-45
                        Free white males 45 and over
                        Free white females under 10
                        Free white females 10-16
                        Free white females 16-26
                        Free white females 26-45
                        Free white females 45 and over
                        Others free except Indian
                        Slaves

Value

                       

Unique Features and Problems

  • Age brackets were split up into 5 categories
  • No printed form or paper provided
  • Some lists were rearranged to place names in alphabetical order (will be unable to tell neighbors.
  • Only number of slaves accounted for, not ages.
  • Indians that were not taxed were not included.


States Covered

  • Connecticut
  • Maine (part of Massachusetts)
  •  Maryland (inc. District of Columbia) 
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Vermont

States Missing

  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • New Jersey
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia (inc. West Virginia)


Territories

(May have some type of substitute list or an area covering a county)

  • Indiana
  • Mississippi
  • Northwest