ABOUT THE 1900 CENSUS
by Victoria Proctor:
The 1900 Federal census asked a multitude of questions, so many it requires outsized paper not usually available at local libraries to make a readable photocopy on a single sheet. The 1900 contains columns for:
Page #, Line #, Location In City Street
House #, Number of dwelling house in the order of visitation, Number of family in the order of visitation
Last Name, First Name, Relationship to head of family
Color or race, Sex, Month of Birth, Year of Birth, Age at last birthday
Single/Married/Widowed/Divorced, # of years married
Mother of how many children, # of Children living
Place of Birth, Fatherís Place of Birth, Motherís Place of Birth
Year of immigration, # of Years in US, Naturalized
Occupation, Trade or Profession (persons over 10 years of age); Months not employed
Attendance (school) in months
Can read, Can write, Can speak English
Owned or Rented, Owned free of Mortgage, Farm or Home
# of Farm Schedule used
Please note that census takers were instructed to list the name of each person whose place of abode on June 1, 1900, was in the family dwelling, with the relationship to the head of the household indicated. Census takers were to include every person living on June l, 1900 and omit children born since June 1, 1900.
1900 FEDERAL CENSUS - Marlboro County
Pages (Partial transcription)
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