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[genpcfr] 1890 CENSUS Gleaned information

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  • Jewelle Baker
    ... project ... contributors ... Maine
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 4, 2000
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      >From: LROGERS15@...
      >Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2000 21:27:55 EST
      >Subject: 1890 CENSUS
      >
      >This was past on to me today and I thought I would do the same, pass it on.
      >Louise
      >
      >The following letter was forwarded to me via one of my genealogy lists. If
      >any
      >of you had ancestors living in the USA in 1890, you might consider submitting
      >your information to this project. Copies will be submitted to the Library of
      >Congress and the LDS FHL.
      >
      >Thanks,
      >Patrisia, Rootsweb Sponsor
      >
      >
      >
      >As you know, 99% of the 1890 census was destroyed by fire. There is a
      project
      >to publish a book listing all U.S. residents living at that time.
      >This information will be furnished by descendants of those people. There is
      >no
      >charge for listing your ancestors and when permission is granted,
      contributors
      >will be listed with the proper reference to their ancestor entries.
      >Submission
      >deadline is April 2000. The data will be
      >published and sold at cost with copies going to the Library of Congress,
      Maine
      >State Library, Maine State Historical Society and the Church of Jesus Christ
      >of
      >Latter-day Saints Library.
      >
      >For submitting your ancestor's vital stats please use the following format:
      >Head of Household-full name, age, date of birth, place of birth (include
      >town-county-state), sex, race (W=white, C=colored, I=Indian, A=Asian).
      >Spouse-full name, maiden name in ( )'s, age, date of birth, sex, race.
      >Information source-list family Bible, family genealogy book, etc. Notes are
      >optional. Some notes will be added, e.g., 1st or 2nd wife, children by which
      >wife, if they died or got married in 1890 or additional surname spellings.
      >
      >NOTE: person who died before 1890 or was born after 1890 will be omitted from
      >the book.
      >
      >Send your submission via Email to:<chinaDoll2@...>
      >or mail to
      >Angela M. Foster
      >P.O.Box 2551
      >Waterville, ME 04903.
      >Contributions are most welcome.
      >
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