Find children missing from a family by using the 1900 & 1910 United States Census
Certain census records identified the number of children born and how many were still living. This information may help you verify that all children in a family are accounted for.
Step 1. Find the family in the 1900 or 1910 census
Use information you know to search for them at:
Step 2. Read the row of information for the mother in the family
This will help you learn more about the family. Some children only appear in one census year.
Step 3. Find any missing children in another record
- other census years
- church records
- cemetery records
- vital records