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Revision as of 19:45, 22 July 2008

Additional information may be found on the United States Census Portal page.

Content

1840 Census was taken beginning 1 June 1820, for two weeks to thirty days. The following information was recorded by the census taker:

 

1790-2000 Info: http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf

 

Value

The 1870 census can be used to:1


 

1850-1930 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1850-1930.html

Unique Features and Problems

  • Asks the birth month and year
  • The same new questions as the 1890
  • According to some it has one of the best Soundex indexes
  • Oklahoma is split between Oklahoma Territory to the northwest, and Indian Territory to the southeast.

Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory on 1900 census

States Covered and Missing

  • All states, District of Columbia, and the Territories listed below


No States Missing

 

Territories

  • Arizona
  • Alaska (unorganized)
  • Hawaii
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma — split between
    • Oklahoma Territory
    • Indian Territory 

Web Sites

1790-2000 Info: http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf

1850-1930 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1850-1930.html

 

Bibliographic Citations

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