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U.S. Federal population schedules and indexes[edit | edit source]

Online U.S. Virgin Islands census indexes and images[edit | edit source]

Online U.S. Federal Population Schedules for the U.S. Virgin Islands
  Free at Some Libraries (usually with a library card) Pay
Heritage Quest[1] Ancestry FHL ed.[2] Ancestry Library ed.[2] Ancestry Home ed.[2]
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Available on Microfilm[edit | edit source]

Federal census records on microfilm are available from the Family History Library and Family History Centers, and Regional Branches of U.S. National Archives.

1930. For a microfilm of the civilian populations schedules, see U.S. Virgin Islands, 1930 Federal Census: Population Schedules; NARA microfilm publications T626. (FHL film 2342402).

1920. For a Soundex index and population schedules for the U.S. Virgin Islands on microfilm, see U.S. Virgin Islands, 1920 Federal Census: Soundex and Population Schedules.

Danish Censuses[edit | edit source]

  • 1688 Gary T. Horlacher, and David W. Knight, The 1688 Census of The Danish West Indies: Portrait of a Colony in Crisis, Local Knowledge Series, vol. 2 (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands: Little Nordside Press, 1998) [FHL book 972.9722 X2h]. Based on original records by Governor of Danish West Indies.
  • 1700s-1900s Denmark Censuses (West Indies) at Rigsarkivet (Danish National Archives); images
    • This contains lists of the population of the Danish West Indies with names and other information such as property, age, gender, religion, family, place of birth etc. This includes e.g. actual censuses, but also muster rolls, land registers, church books and reports about births and deaths.
  • 1835-1911 U.S. Virgin Islands Census, 1835-1911 (Danish Period) at Ancestry - index & images, ($)
  • 1841-1911 Danmark, Rentekammeret (Vestindien), Census records, 1841-1911 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed for the Genealogical Society of Utah, [1965?]) [on 71 FHL films starting with 039199] Text in Danish and English. Danish Virgin Islands census schedules for 1841, 1846, 1850, 1855, 1857, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, 1901, and 1911.
  • 1850-1911 Statens Arkiver, Dansk Data Arkiv, "St. Croix Census Records" in Dansk Demografisk Database [Internet site] at http://www.ddd.dda.dk/soeg_stcroix.html (accessed 20 April 2009). Shows names, sex, age, address, census year, and sometimes relaitonships or occupations for 1850, 1855, 1857, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, 1901, and 1911.

Census Substitutes[edit | edit source]

Sources and Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. HeritageQuest has arranged with many subscribing public libraries in the United States to allow users free access on home computers by means of their personal library card numbers. HeritageQuest provides images of all surviving 1790 to 1930 federal censuses, and indexes to many but not all of them.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ancestry.com, a subscription site that provides online indexes and images to all surviving federal and many state census records, among other sources. They have three online editions: (1) an FHL edition free only at the Family History Library and a few Family History Centers, (2) a slightly smaller Library edition free only at some public libraries, and (3) a Home edition subscription service for individuals.