Census Records Online
Tax Lists and other Census Substitutes
Census Tools and Reference
FEDERAL CENSUS POPULATION SCHEDULES
"Article I, section 2, of the U.S. Constitution requires that a
decennial population census, a nationwide enumeration or count of
the population, be taken every 10 years. Congress uses the
census figures to apportion seats in the House of Representatives.
The census also determines each state's number of votes in the
electoral college, which selects the President and Vice President;
and affects apportionment in state and local legislatures.
Section 9 provides that 'no capitation or other direct tax shall be
laid, unless in proportion to the census or Enumeration herein
before directed to be taken.'
The population schedules, first prepared in 1790, contain a
wealth of information for historians, economists, and other
researchers interested in topics such as Revolutionary War
pensioners, Civil War veterans, western expansion, regional and
local history, immigration, and naturalization.
To ensure the privacy of individuals, Congress has provided for a
72-year restriction to access of Federal census schedules. The
1920 census was released in 1992; the 1930 census [was] opened
Source: United States Census Bureau
CENSUS RECORDS ONLINE
TRANSCRIPTIONS (TEXT FILES):
Please note that while every effort is made to provide accurate
transcriptions of census data on this site, our transcriptions are intended to be used as a
locating guide. Always consult the original of any document before adding data to your family
|District / County||NARA Microfilm|
|1790 Image Files
(opens to directory
includes all districts)
||Liberty County, Marion District
||Marion District||# M704-513
||# M432-856 (free schedule)
# M432-866 (slave schedule)
- Agricultural Schedule
||# M653-1223 - free schedule
# M653-1236 - slave schedule
1860 Agricultural Schedule
- Agricultural Schedule
||# T9-1234 and T9-1235
|1890||The 1890 was destroyed by the National Archives
||Marion County||# T623-1535
CENSUS TOOLS AND REFERENCE
- Dates Census was taken:
1790 census taken starting on 2 August 1790
1800 census taken starting on 4 August 1800
1810 census taken starting on 6 August 1810
1820 census taken starting on 7 August 1820
1830-1900 census taken starting on 1 June of the census year.
1910 census was taken starting on 15 April 1910
1920 census was taken starting on 1 January 1920
1930 census was taken starting on 1 April 1930
- Old Marion Townships Map
Dillon Township Map
- Printable Forms
Census Forms 1790 - 1930 (Ancestry.com site, in .PDF format ONLY)
Census Forms 1790 - 1920 (Genealogy.com,
not as complete as Ancestry's but in .GIF (browser viewable) format)
- Family Tree Maker Forms
A good site, with many printable forms for documenting research, but the census forms do not include the
page and line number columns -- very important when you want to go have another look at that census data!
- Marion County,
U.S. Census Bureau stats
- Chart Used
To Calculate The Year Of Birth From The Census
- Deciphering Old Handwriting
- How the " leading S"
looks in old documents.
- Occupations found on the Census
- Colonial Occupations
TAX LISTS AND OTHER CENSUS "SUBSTITUTES"
- TAX LISTS:
- MILITIA MUSTER ROLLS:
- MARION COUNTY VOTER LISTS
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