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Georgia, Washington County, Federal Census, 1890
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Washington, Georgia, 
United States
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Record Description
Record Type Census
Collection years 1890
FamilySearch Resources
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Georgia Archives


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Census of Washington County taken in 1890. The enumeration was taken by militia district. The following are included in this census Districts: 88-100, 136, 1253, 1315. The census returns were acquired from the Georgia Archives.

  • DGS 8192207: Districts 98-100, 136, 1253, 1315.
  • DGS 8192205: Districts 88-94.
  • DGS 8122206:Districts 95-97.

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