United States Census 1830

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1 Jun 1830 (12 months)

1830—1 Jun 1830—12 months
                        Free white males under 5
                        Free white males 5-10
3) Males 10-15
4) Males 15-20
5) Males 20-30
6) Males 30-40
7) Males 40-50
8) Males 50-60
9) Males 60-70
10) Males 70-80
11) Males 80-90
12) Males 90-100
13) Males over 100
14) Females same as males
15) Slaves & free colored
16) Categories for deaf, dumb, blind & aliens

Value

The 1810 Census can be used to:1

                        Identify locality
                        Distinguish target family from others of same name
 Help determine family size
 Locate possible relatives with same name
 Identify neighbors
 Identify slaveholders
 Identify name variations
 Free men of color listed as head of household
 Slaves in age group by name of owner
 Naturalization column may indicate length of residency in U.S. to find papers



Unique Features and Problems 

  • Age categories are broken down into smaller groups
  • Deaf, dumb, and blind persons listed (also under the slaves)
  • Same as previous years.

 

States Covered and Missing

  • Alabama
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland* (Some counties missing)
  • Massachusetts* (Some counties missing)
  • Mississippi* (Some counties missing) 
  • Missouri
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Vermont
  • Virginia

No states missing.


Territories

  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Michigan (inc. Wisconsin & Minnesota areas)
  • Oregon (also a part of Britain)

 

Bibliographic Citations

1. Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking. The Source: A Guide book to American Genealogy. 3rd ed. Provo, UT: Ancestry, 2006.