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== Collection Time Period<br>  ==
  
[[Image:Wisconsin 1885 Census.jpg|thumb|center]]&nbsp;
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Wisconsin census were conducted from 1855-1905. This information pertains to censuses taken in the year 1895.
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== How to Use the Records<br>  ==
== Collection Time Period ==
 
  
Wisconsin census were conducted from 1855-1905. This information pertains to censuses taken in the year 1895.&nbsp;
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== Record Description<br>  ==
 
 
== Record History  ==
 
 
 
In 1855 the state legislature directed that a census be taken in June of that year and every 10 years thereafter. The completed forms were sent to the Secretary of State.&nbsp;The census covers approximately 90% of the population.&nbsp;
 
 
 
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
 
 
 
The state census of Wisconsin was taken in order to enumerate the population for representation purposes.<br>
 
 
 
=== Record Reliability ===
 
 
 
Censuses are usually reliable, depending on the knowledge of the informant and the care of the census enumerator. Information may have been given to a census taker by any member of the family or by a neighbor. Some information may have been incorrect or deliberately.&nbsp;<br>
 
 
 
== Record Description  ==
 
 
 
Population schedules consisted of large sheets with rows and columns. The schedules are arranged by county, then by political subdivision. The arrangement of families on a schedule is normally in the order in which the enumerator visited the households.&nbsp;
 
 
 
=== Record&nbsp;Content  ===
 
  
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Population schedules consisted of large sheets with rows and columns. The schedules are arranged by county, then by political subdivision. The arrangement of families on a schedule is normally in the order in which the enumerator visited the households.
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=== Record Content<br>  ===
 
Key genealogical facts found in Wisconsin state censuses for the year&nbsp;1895 are:  
 
Key genealogical facts found in Wisconsin state censuses for the year&nbsp;1895 are:  
 
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[[Image:Wisconsin 1885 Census.jpg|thumb|right]]
 
*Name of the head of the family  
 
*Name of the head of the family  
 
*Number of individuals in the household by sex and race  
 
*Number of individuals in the household by sex and race  
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*State of military service  
 
*State of military service  
 
*Vessel of military service  
 
*Vessel of military service  
*Post office where residing&nbsp;
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*Post office where residing
 
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== Record History<br>  ==
== How To Use The Record ==
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In 1855 the state legislature directed that a census be taken in June of that year and every 10 years thereafter. The completed forms were sent to the Secretary of State.&nbsp;The census covers approximately 90% of the population.
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=== Why This Collection Was Created?  ===
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The state census of Wisconsin was taken in order to enumerate the population for representation purposes.
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=== Record Reliability ===
  
State census records are a good source to identify residence. Use details on the head of the family to search for other record types. The census may identify persons for whom other records do not exist.&nbsp;&nbsp;
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Censuses are usually reliable, depending on the knowledge of the informant and the care of the census enumerator. Information may have been given to a census taker by any member of the family or by a neighbor. Some information may have been incorrect or deliberately.
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
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This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Wisconsin_Census Wisconsin Census]
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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It is recommended that you cite the sources of information as you search genealogical records. Citing sources will allow you to avoid duplicate searches later and share your sources with other researchers. A citation with specific details about the source document should allow yourself or others to easily find the source document at a later time. You should cite all sources searched, whether new information is found, to avoid duplicating searches without findings.
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<br>'''Suggested Format: ''' A suggested format for citations created to document information found in FamilySearch Record Search is: Collection title, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: date accessed or downloaded), items of interest.
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*Name of the person mentioned in the document
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*File, folder or jacket number
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*Locality
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*Record type
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*Page number
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*Line number
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*Date of entry
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*Digital identification number
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*Film number
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You are Invited to Add Source Citations for a Record in This Collection: Please add sample citations to this article following the format guidelines listed above.
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*United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71
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*Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023
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=== How Has This Article Helped You? ===
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== Sources of information for This Collection  ==
 
 
== Related Wiki&nbsp;Articles<br> ==
 
 
 
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Wisconsin_Census Wisconsin Census]
 
 
 
== Sources of This Collection<br> ==
 
 
 
"Wisconsin 1885 State Census," database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from Wisconsin Department of State. Digital images of originals housed in the Wisconsin State Historical Society at Madison. FHL microfilm, 10 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
 
 
 
==== How to Cite Your Sources ====
 
 
 
''An example of citing these records is: Wisconsin. Department of State. Wisconsin&nbsp;State Census, 1885. Census page. From FamilySearch&nbsp;Internet ([http://www.familysearch.org www.familysearch.org]), April 23, 2010. Marcus Smith, Dell Prairie, Adams, Wisconsin, image number 00013.''
 
  
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"Wisconsin 1885 State Census," database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from Wisconsin Department of State. Digital images of originals housed in the Wisconsin State Historical Society at Madison. FHL microfilm, 10 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  
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We are welcoming contributors for FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. These articles are a part ofWikiProject: FamilySearch Historical Records. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

Style Guide

For guidelines to use in creating wiki articles that describe collections of images and indexes produced by FamilySearch, see: FamilySearch Wiki: Guidelines for FamilySearch Collections pages

Collection Time Period

Wisconsin census were conducted from 1855-1905. This information pertains to censuses taken in the year 1895.

How to Use the Records

Record Description

Population schedules consisted of large sheets with rows and columns. The schedules are arranged by county, then by political subdivision. The arrangement of families on a schedule is normally in the order in which the enumerator visited the households.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in Wisconsin state censuses for the year 1895 are:

Wisconsin 1885 Census.jpg
  • Name of the head of the family
  • Number of individuals in the household by sex and race
  • Number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane, and foreign born
  • Birth place
  • If a Civil War soldier or sailor
  • Rank
  • Company
  • Regiment
  • State of military service
  • Vessel of military service
  • Post office where residing

Record History

In 1855 the state legislature directed that a census be taken in June of that year and every 10 years thereafter. The completed forms were sent to the Secretary of State. The census covers approximately 90% of the population.

Why This Collection Was Created?

The state census of Wisconsin was taken in order to enumerate the population for representation purposes.

Record Reliability

Censuses are usually reliable, depending on the knowledge of the informant and the care of the census enumerator. Information may have been given to a census taker by any member of the family or by a neighbor. Some information may have been incorrect or deliberately.

Related Web Sites

This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.

Related Wiki Articles

Wisconsin Census

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

It is recommended that you cite the sources of information as you search genealogical records. Citing sources will allow you to avoid duplicate searches later and share your sources with other researchers. A citation with specific details about the source document should allow yourself or others to easily find the source document at a later time. You should cite all sources searched, whether new information is found, to avoid duplicating searches without findings.
Suggested Format: A suggested format for citations created to document information found in FamilySearch Record Search is: Collection title, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: date accessed or downloaded), items of interest.
Items of Interest Include:

  • Name of the person mentioned in the document
  • File, folder or jacket number
  • Locality
  • Record type
  • Page number
  • Line number
  • Date of entry
  • Digital identification number
  • Film number

You are Invited to Add Source Citations for a Record in This Collection: Please add sample citations to this article following the format guidelines listed above.

  • United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71
  • Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023

How Has This Article Helped You?

Send us your story

Style Guide

For guidelines to use in creating wiki articles that describe collections of images and indexes produced by FamilySearch, see: FamilySearch Wiki: Guidelines for FamilySearch Collections pages

Sources of information for This Collection

"Wisconsin 1885 State Census," database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org), from Wisconsin Department of State. Digital images of originals housed in the Wisconsin State Historical Society at Madison. FHL microfilm, 10 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.