United States Census 1860

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1860 Census

Dates: 1 June 1860 (5 months)

Uniqueness:
-First time “value of personal estates” was asked (Note: Individuals may have been hesitant to answer correctly because they would have been taxed accordingly.)
-Country of Birth: Instead of just Great Britain or Germany places were to be more specific: ex: England, Ireland, Prussia, Baden, etc..

Problems:

States Covered:
Alabama Mississippi
Arkansas Missouri
California New Hampshire
Connecticut New Jersey
Delaware New York
Florida North Carolina
Georgia Ohio
Illinois Oregon
Indiana Pennsylvania
Iowa Rhode Island
Kentucky South Carolina
Louisiana Tennessee
Maine Texas
Maryland Vermont
Massachusetts Virginia (inc. West Virginia)
Michigan Wisconsin
Minnesota
District of Columbia


States Missing: (none)


Territories:
Dakota (unorganized)
Indian (non-Indians included with Arkansas)
Kansas (portions of Colorado)
Nebraska (inc. parts Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
New Mexico Territory (inc. Arizona)
Utah (inc. Nevada, Colorado, Washington)
Washington Territory (inc. Idaho, western Montana, Wyoming)