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    Carolyn (and others) FYI POPULATION CENSUS ITEMS 1790-1980: includes supplemental schedules open to the public; excludes questions asked on a sample basis only
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      Carolyn (and others)
      FYI
      POPULATION CENSUS ITEMS


      1790-1980: includes supplemental schedules open to the public; excludes questions asked on a sample basis only

      1790: Name of family head; free white males of 16 years and up, free white males under 16; free white females; salves; other persons.

      1800: Name of family head; if white, age and sex; race; slaves

      1810: Name of family head; if white, age and sex; race; slaves

      1820: Name of family head; age; sex; race; foreigners not naturalized; slaves; industry (agriculture, commerce, and manufactures)

      1830: Name of family head; age; sex; race; slaves; deaf and dumb; blind; foreigners not naturalized

      1840: Name of family head; age; sex; race; slaves; number of deaf and dumb; number of blind; number of insane and idiotic and whether in public or private charge; number of persons in each family employed in each of six classes of industry and one of occupation; literacy; pensioners for Revolutionary or military service.

      1850: Name; age; sex; race; whether deaf and dumb, blind, insane, or idiotic; value of real estate; occupation; birthplace; whether married within the year; school attendance; literacy; whether a pauper or convict.

      Supplemental schedules for slaves; public paupers and criminals; person who died during the year.

      1860: Name; age; sex; race; value of real estate; value of personal estate; occupation; birthplace; whether married within the year; school attendance; literacy; whether deaf and dumb; blind, insane, idiotic, pauper, or convict; number of slave houses.

      Supplemental schedules for slaves; public paupers and criminals; persons who died during the year.

      1870: Name; age; race; occupation; value of real estate; value of personal estate; birthplace; whether parents were foreign born; month of birth if born within the year; month of marriage if married within the year; school attendance; literacy; whether deaf and dumb, blind, insane, or idiotic; male citizens 21 and over, and number of such persons denied the right to vote for other than rebellion.

      Supplemental schedules for persons who died during the year; paupers; prisoners.

      1880: Address; name; relationship to family head; sex; race; age; marital status; month of birth if born within the census year; occupation; months unemployed during the year; sickness or temporary disability; whether blind, deaf and dumb, idiotic, insane, maimed, crippled, bedridden, or otherwise disabled; school attendance; literacy; birthplace of person and parents.

      Supplemental schedules for the Indian population; for parents who died during the year; insane, idiots; deaf-mutes; blind; homeless children; prisoners; paupers and indigent person.

      1890: General schedules - destroyed. Supplemental schedules for Union veterans of the Civil War and their widows.

      1900: Address; name; relationship to family head; sex; race; age; marital status; number of years married; for women, number of children born and number now living; birthplace of person and parents; if foreign born, year of immigration and whether naturalized; occupation; months not employed; school attendance; literacy; ability to speak English; whether on a farm; home owned or rented and if owned, whether mortgaged.

      1910: Address; name; relationship to family head; sex; race; age; marital status; number of years of present marriage; for women, number of children born and number now biving; birthplace and mother tongue of persons and parents; if foreign born, year of immigration, whether naturalized, and whether able to speak English, or if not, language spoken; occupation, industry, and class of worker; if an employee, whether out of work during year; literacy; school attendance; home owned or rented; if owned, whether mortgaged; whether farm or house; whether a survivor of Union or Confederate Army or Navy; whether blind or deaf and dumb.

      1920: Address; name; relationship to family head; sex; race; age; marital status; if foreign born; year of immigration to the U.S, whether naturalized, and year of naturalization; school attendance; literacy; birthplace of person and parents; mother tongue of foreign born; ability to speak English; occupation, industry; and class of worker; home owned or rented; if owned, whether free or mortgaged.

      1930: Address; name; relationship to family head; home owned or rented; value or monthly rental; radio set; whether on a farm; sex; race; age; marital status; age at first marriage; school attendance; literacy; birthplace of person and parents; if foreign born, language spoken in home before coming to U.S., year of immigration, whether naturalized, and ability to speak English; occupation, industry, and class of worker; whether at work previous day (or last regular working day); veteran status; for Indians, whether of full or mixed blood, and tribal affiliation.

      1940: Address; home owned or rented; value or monthly rental; whether on a farm; name; relationship to household head; sex, race; age; marital status; school attendance; educational attainment; birthplace; citizenship of foreign born; location of residence 5 years ago and whether on a farm; employment status; if at work, whether in private or non-emergency government work, or in public emergency work (WPA, CCC, NYA, etc.); if in private or non-emergency government work, hours worked in week; if seeking work or on public emergency work, duration of unemployment; occupation, industry, and class of worker; weeks worked last year; income last year.

      1950: Address; whether house is on farm; name; relationship to household head; race; sex; age; marital status; birthplace; if foreign born, whether naturalized; employment status; hours worked in week; occupation, industry, and class of worker.

      1960 and 1970: Address; name; relationship to household head; sex; race; age; marital status.

      1980: Address; name; household relationship; sex; race; age; marital status; Spanish/Hispanic origin or descent.



      Hope this helps,

      Sunny



      From: Jennifer Robb
      Sent: Monday, November 08, 2010 12:46 PM
      To: genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [Genealogy Research Club] Fw: Re: Looking For Family After 1850 Census In Arkansas



      I'm relatively new to this research, but I do remember hearing that before a certain year only the head of household was listed on the census. Unfortunately, I don't remember what year that changed.

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