[genpcfr] 1890 CENSUS Gleaned information
>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.
>The following letter was forwarded to me via one of my genealogy lists. If
>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.
>Patrisia, Rootsweb Sponsor
>As you know, 99% of the 1890 census was destroyed by fire. There is a
>to publish a book listing all U.S. residents living at that time.contributors
>This information will be furnished by descendants of those people. There is
>charge for listing your ancestors and when permission is granted,
>will be listed with the proper reference to their ancestor entries.Maine
>deadline is April 2000. The data will be
>published and sold at cost with copies going to the Library of Congress,
>State Library, Maine State Historical Society and the Church of Jesus Christ
>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
>Send your submission via Email to:<chinaDoll2@...>
>or mail to
>Angela M. Foster
>Waterville, ME 04903.
>Contributions are most welcome.