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== Availability  ==
 
== Availability  ==
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1850 - 1870.
  
 
== Historical Background  ==
 
== Historical Background  ==
  
== Content ==
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Social statistics schedules provide information about the ancestor's community.
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== Content ==
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'''1850-1870'''--for each political subdivision, these schedules show:
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*value of real estate
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*annual taxes
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*number of schools, teachers, and pupils
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*number and type of libraries and the number of volumes they have
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*name, type, and circulation of newspapers
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*types of church denominations, the number of people each church can seat, and the value of their property
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*number of native and foreign-born paupers and the cost of supporting them
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*number of native and foreign-born criminals convicted and in prison
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*average wages paid to farm hands, day laborers, carpenters, and female domestics.
  
== Value  ==
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==  Value  ==
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These schedules do not provide information about specific individuals, only statistical data.
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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NARA:  [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/nonpopulation/ http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/nonpopulation/]
  
 
== Bibliographic Citations  ==
 
== Bibliographic Citations  ==

Revision as of 15:43, 5 August 2008

Additional Information may be found on the United States Census Portal Page.

Availability

1850 - 1870.

Historical Background

Social statistics schedules provide information about the ancestor's community.

Content

1850-1870--for each political subdivision, these schedules show:

  • value of real estate
  • annual taxes
  • number of schools, teachers, and pupils
  • number and type of libraries and the number of volumes they have
  • name, type, and circulation of newspapers
  • types of church denominations, the number of people each church can seat, and the value of their property
  • number of native and foreign-born paupers and the cost of supporting them
  • number of native and foreign-born criminals convicted and in prison
  • average wages paid to farm hands, day laborers, carpenters, and female domestics.

 Value

These schedules do not provide information about specific individuals, only statistical data.

Indexes

Web Sites

NARA:  http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/nonpopulation/

Bibliographic Citations

  • Dollarhide, William. The Census Book: A Genealogist's Guide to Federal Census Facts, Schedules and Indexes. (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1999.) FHL Book 973.X27d.
  • Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Wright, Matthew. Finding Answers in U.S. Census Records. (Orem, Utah: 2001 Ancestry) FHL Book 973 X27s.