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== Available and Lost Census Schedules = Online Resources ===
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/census/1835/ 1835 colonial census of Texas] *[[United States Census Online Genealogy Records|United States Online Census, 1790-1940]] *{{RecordSearch|1877095|United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890}} — index and images*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3575 Texas, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1820-1890], ($), index *[http://www.lonestargenealogy.com/transcriptions/tx_1890.html Fragments of the 1890 census for Texas] {| width="70%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"|-| width="10044%" align|_ | valign="middle" | <center><font size="+1">'''Tips'''</font></center> *If at first you don't find a name, try again under [[Spelling Substitution Tables for the United States and Canada|another spelling]]. *Download a digital image of the page where each ancestor's name appears. Identify where you found it. *Transcribe the entire household onto the appropriate year's [[United States Census Forms|census worksheet]], making note of important information like number of years married, age at first marriage, number of children born to this mother, year of immigration, etc. Information gathered differs for each census. *Look for an ancestor in '''''every''''' census during her or his lifetime. *On the [[Adding a Custom Event to a PAF Family Group Record|family group record]] show&nbsp;each person's census listings. *Study&nbsp;others in the same household, neighbors, and anyone with the similar names nearby on the census in [[Research a Family in Community Context|community context]]. *For a list of the exact date of each federal census, see [[Actual census dates|Actual Census Dates]].{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}}|} === Texas State Censuses Online===  *[http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/census/1835/ 1835 colonial census of Texas]=== Online Texas indexes and images === {{Census Online Texas}} === Federal population schedules === ==== Microfilm images ==== {| width="745" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"|+ '''Federal Census Microfilms Available from the [[Family History Library|Family History Library]]''' |-| 1940 N/A | {{FHL|646863|title-id|disp=1910 and Soundex}} | {{FHL|698921|title-id|disp=1870&nbsp;&nbsp;}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; | | &nbsp;|-| {{FHL|1037517|title-id|disp=1930}} | {{FHL|651136|title-id|disp=1900 and Soundex}} | {{FHL|707058|title-id|disp=1860}} | | &nbsp;|-| {{FHL|558325|title-id|disp=1920&nbsp;and Soundex}} | {{FHL|676524|title-id|disp=1880 and Soundex}} | {{FHL|744500|title-id|disp=1850}} | | &nbsp;|-| &nbsp; | | &nbsp; | | &nbsp;|} <br>  {| width="745" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"|+ '''Federal Census Microfilms Available from the [[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives]]''' |-| 1940 N/A | [http://www.archives.gov/publications/microfilm-catalogs/census/1910/part-04.html#texas 1910 T624] and [http://www.archives.gov/publications/microfilm-catalogs/census/1910/part-02.html#texas Soundex T1277] | [http://www.archives.gov/publications/microfilm-catalogs/census/1790-1890/part-05.html#texas 1870 M593] | |-| [http://1930census.archives.gov/stateSearch.asp 1930 T626] | [http://www.archives.gov/publications/microfilm-catalogs/census/1900/part-08.html#texas 1900 T623] and [http://www.archives.gov/publications/microfilm-catalogs/census/1900/part-06.html#texas Soundex T1073] | [http://www.archives.gov/publications/microfilm-catalogs/census/1790-1890/part-04.html#texas 1860 M653] |
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" colspan="90" | ''':&nbsp;Existing and Lost Federal Census Schedules'''<ref>Anne Bruner Eales, and Robert M Kvasnicka, ed., ''[http://www.worldcatarchives.orggov/oclcpublications/44420788 Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives of the United States, 3d edmicrofilm-catalogs/census/1920/part-09.html#texas 1920 T625]'' (Washington, Dand [http://www.Carchives.: NARA, 2000), [insert appropriate page numbers 30gov/publications/microfilm-41 and 42catalogs/census/1920/part-4706.html#texas Soundex M1589]| [http://www. <archives.gov/ref><ref>William Thorndale, genealogy/census/1890/1890.html 1890 fragments M407] and William Dollarhide, ''[http://www.worldcatarchives.orggov/research/oclcmicrofilm/16509993 Map Guide to the U.Sm496. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920pdf index M496]'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), [insert appropriate page numbers 11-393]. </ref><ref>William Dollarhide, ''| [http://www.worldcatarchives.orggov/oclcpublications/41640325 The Census Book: A Genealogists Guide to Federal Census Facts, Schedules and Indexes]'' (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1999), [insert appropriate page numbers 102microfilm-catalogs/census/1790-1890/part-12103.html#texas 1850 M432]. </ref>|
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| align="center" width="90" bgcolor="| [http://www.archives.gov/publications/microfilm-catalogs/census/1790-1890/part-07.html#texas 1880&nbsp;T9] [http://www.archives.gov/publications/microfilm-catalogs/census/1790-1890/part-06.html#ffcc99" texas Soundex T773] | '''Exact Date''' | align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Population Schedules''' | align} ==== Indexes: fiche, film, or book ==="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99"  For a list of microform and book indexes for the population schedules of Texas, [[Texas Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book| '''Veterans/ Pensioners''' click here]]  | align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Slave Owners''' = Federal non-population schedules === | align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Mortality''' | align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Agricultural''' Online indexes and images ==== {| alignwidth="center77%" bgcolorcellspacing="#ffcc991" | '''Industrial/ Manufact- urers''' | aligncellpadding="center1" bgcolorborder="#ffcc991" | '''Defective''' | align="center" width="9%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Indian'''<ref>Only for Indian schedules taken along with Federal population schedules. </ref>
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| alignbgcolor="left#ff9900" | '''1940''' Apr 1 | align="center" | Public release in&nbsp;2012 | aligncolspan="center11" | - | align<font size="center+1" | - | align="center" | - | align="center" | - | align="center" | - | align="center" | - | align="center" | >'''Online Federal Non-Population Schedules for Texas'''</font>
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| alignbgcolor="left#ff9900" | '''1930''' Apr 1 | aligncolspan="center2" | Exist <br> | alignbgcolor="center#ff9966" | - | align="center" | - '''Free''' | alignbgcolor="center#cccccc" | - | align="center" | - | aligncolspan="center3" | - '''Free at Some Libraries '''(usually&nbsp;with&nbsp;library&nbsp;card) | alignbgcolor="center#ff9900" | - | align="center" | -'''Pay'''
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| alignbgcolor="left#ff9900" bgcoloralign="#ffffcccenter" | '''1920Year''' Jan 1 | alignwidth="center10%" bgcolor="#ffffccff9900" | Exist | align="center" | '''Type''' | bgcolor="#ffffccff9966" | - | align="center" | '''Record Search''' | bgcolor="#ffffcccccccc" | - | align="center" | '''Heritage Quest''' | bgcolor="#ffffcccccccc" | - | align="center" | '''Ancestry FHL''' | bgcolor="#ffffcccccccc" | - | align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | - '''Ancestry Library''' | align="center" bgcolor="#ffffccff9900" | - | align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | -'''Ancestry Home'''
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| align="left" | '''19101890''' Apr 15 | width="20%" | Veterans | align="center" | Exist [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1417683 Link]
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Link]
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| '''1880'''
| width="20%" | Defective
| align="center" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1417683 Link]
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1634 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1634 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1634 Link]
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| '''1880'''
| width="20%" | Mortality
| align="center" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1417683 Link]
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]
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| '''1880'''
| width="20%" | Manufacturing
| align="center" |
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
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| '''1880'''
| width="20%" | Agriculture
| align="center" |
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
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| '''1870'''
| width="20%" | Social Statistics
| align="center" |
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| align="center" | Exist[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link] | align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link] | align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
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| align="left" | '''19001870''' Jun 1 | Mortality | align="center" | Exist [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1438024 Link]
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]
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| '''1870'''
| width="20%" | Manufacturing
| align="center" |
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
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| '''1870'''
| width="20%" | Agriculture
| align="center" |
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
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| '''1860'''
| width="20%" | Social Statistics
| align="center" |
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
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| '''1860'''
| Slave owner
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| align="center" | [http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/census/results/image?urn=urn%3Aproquest%3AUS%3Bcensus%3B8457527%3B-1%3B8%3B18&searchtype=3&offset=1&locthreadid=4479091&hitcount=5479 Link]<ref name="HQSlave">HeritageQuest has slave owner schedule images only.</ref>
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7668&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7668&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7668&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Link]
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| '''1860'''
| Mortality
| align="center" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1473181 Link]
| align="center" | -
| align="center" | Exist[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link] | align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link] | align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''18901860''' Jun 2 | alignwidth="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc20%" | '''Lost''', except a few families in Ellis, Hood, Rusk, Trinity, and Kaufman counties Manufacturing| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Exist | align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | - | align="center" bgcolor| [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid="#ffffcc" | - 1276 Link] | align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | - | align[http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | - 1276 Link] | align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | - | align[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | -1276 Link]
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| align="left" | '''18801860''' Jun 1 | width="20%" | Industry| align="center" | Exist<ref>15 counties were listed as having no population in 1880.</ref>
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
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| '''1860'''
| width="20%" | Agriculture
| align="center" |
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| align="center" | Exist [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link] | align="center" | Exist | align[http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid="center" | Exist 1276 Link] | align="center" | Exist | align[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid="center" | -1276 Link]
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| align="left" | '''18701850''' Jun 1 | align="center" | Exist, except Palo Pinto County<ref>21 counties were listed as having no white population in 1870.</ref> | alignwidth="center" | - | align="center" | - | align="center" | Exist | align="center20%" | Exist Social Statistics| align="center" | Exist
| align="center" | -
| align="center" | -[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link] | align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link] | align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''18601850''' Jun 1 | Slave owner | align="center" bgcolor| [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri="#ffffcc" | Exist, except Blanco and Tarrant counties http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1420440 Link] | align="center" bgcolor| [http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/census/results/image?urn="#ffffcc" | urn%3Aproquest%3AUS%3Bcensus%3B12159696%3B- | align1%3B7%3B18&searchtype=3&offset=1&locthreadid=8194799&hitcount="center" bgcolor4245 Link]<ref name="#ffffccHQSlave" | Exist /> | align="center" bgcolor| [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/iexec/?htx="#ffffcc" | Exist List&dbid=8055&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Link] | align="center" bgcolor| [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/iexec/?htx="#ffffcc" | Exist | alignList&dbid="center" bgcolor8055&offerid="#ffffcc" | Exist 0%3a7858%3a0 Link] | align="center" bgcolor| [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx="#ffffcc" | - | alignList&dbid="center" bgcolor8055&offerid="#ffffcc" | -0%3a7858%3a0 Link]
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| align="left" | '''1850''' Jun 1 | Mortality | align="center" width| [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri="20%" | Exist, except El Paso County (no census) http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1401638 Link]
| align="center" | -
| align="center" | Exist [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link] | align="center" | Exist [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link] | align="center" | Exist [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]|-| '''1850''' | width="20%" | Industry| align="center" | Exist
| align="center" | -
| align="center" | -[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link] | align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link] | align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1276 Link]
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| align="left" | '''18401850''' Jun 1 | align="center" | No census | alignwidth="center" | - | align="center" | - | align="center" | - | align="center20%" | - Agriculture| align="center" | -
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| align="center" | -|-| align[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid="left" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''1835''' Colonial 1276 Link] | align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | Exist | align[http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | - | align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | - 1276 Link] | align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | - | align[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | - | align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | - | align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | - | align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | -1276 Link]
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<br>==== Microfilm images ====
*{{FHL|343874|title-id|disp==== Sources and Notes ====Mortality Schedules of Texas }}(1850, 1860, 1870, 1880)
{{reflist}}<br>==== Indexes: fiche, film, or book ====
== Availability ==For a list of microform and book indexes for the non-population schedules of Texas, [[Texas Non-Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|click here]].
'''1850-1930--'''The Family History Library has the U.S. federal === State, republic, and colonial censuses for the state of Texas.&nbsp; ===
'''''1850 United States Census'''''—A free Internet index and images to Censuses were taken in Texas in different years than the 1850 United States Census can be viewed on the [http://pilotfederal censuses.familysearchThese censuses may have different data compared to federal censuses.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1401638 FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site]. This index includes every name listed Check these censuses for more information on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1850, birthplace, occupation, other a family members, and neighbors.
<br>{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" align="center"|-| bgcolor="#99cc99" align="center" colspan="90" | '''1860 United States CensusTexas state, republic, and colonial censuses'''<ref>Ann S. Lainhart, ''—''A free Internet index and images to the 1860 United States Census can be viewed on the [http://searchwww.labs.familysearchworldcat.org/recordsearchoclc/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1473181 FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site.26517040 State Census Records] This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1860'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, birthplace1992), occupation105.</ref><ref>Henry J. Dubester, other family members, whether married or single, and neighbors.  '''&nbsp;1870 United States Census---'''A free internet index and images can be viewed on [http://pilotwww.familysearchworldcat.org/recordsearchoclc/start37244714 State Censuses: An Annotated Bibliography of Censuses of Population Taken After the Year 1790 by States and Territories of the United States]'' (Washington, D.C.: U.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1438024 FamilySearch Record Pilot site]S. This index includes the full nameGovernment Printing Office, age1948), sex, race, birthplace, occupation, month if born in census year, month if married in census year, birth place of father and mother60, if born in a foreign country72. </ref>|-| width="90" bgcolor="#99cc99" align="center" | '''1880 United States CensusExact Date'''– A Free Internet Index and Images to the US Census can be viewed on the [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html| width="600" bgcolor="#p99cc99" align="center" | '''Population Schedules'''|-| align=collectionDetails;t"left" | | align=searchable"left" | &nbsp;c=1417683 Family Search Record Pilot – Pilot Site.] This index includes an every name index to population schedules listing inhabitants. It includes the full nameThere were no state censues taken after statehood, race, sex, age, birth month (if born during the previous year), relationship to head of household, whether married, single or divorced, whether married during but several mission/rancho censuses were taken under the previous year, country or state of birth of each person Spanish and his parent’s, occupation and street address and house numberMexican governments. &nbsp; SEE BELOW|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | '''1890-- 1858'''census has been destroyed. The 1890 Union veterans schedule and index are available at the Family History Library and at the National Archives. | bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | Austin County|-| align="left" | '''1900 Federal Census1841-1849''' - A free Internet index and images to the 1900 United States Census can be viewed on the| align="left" | &nbsp; [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/startIn Texas Census Records 1841-1849.html#start FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site<span idref name="fck_dom_range_temp_1236863911171_679ancest" />]. Important additions to this census are month and year of birth of each household member, number of years married for each married person, number of children born to each mother and the number of those still living, year of immigration, and number of years in the United States. |-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align= Historical Background == "left" | '''1845-1830-1839'''The United States acquired | bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | In Texas as the 28th state. 1830 - 1839 <ref name="ancest" />|-| align="left" | '''1846-1848-1820-1829'''Mexico declared war on the United States in an effort to reclaim | align="left" | In Texas and other territory claimed by both countries. Mexico gave up its claim to Texas. 1820 - 1829 <ref name="ancest" />|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | '''1850--1819'''Texas relinquieshed its claims to Colorado| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | &nbsp;La Espada Mission, WyomingNorte, KansasSan Juan Capistrano Mission, OklahomaValero. |-| align="left" | '''1861-1865--1818'''Texas seceded from the Union during the Civil War. In 1870 it was readmitted to the Union.  | align== Indexes =="left" | Missions of San Francisco de la Espada, San Jose del Aguayo, and San Juan Capistrano.|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align=== Book Indexes ==== "left" | '''1850-1860--1817'''Statewide indexes are available for censuses in book | bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | Missions of San Francisco de la Espada, San Jose, and San Juan Capistrano; and microfiche formatSan Fernando de Bexar. |-| align="left" | '''1870-1880--1815'''There are statewide indexes in book form. Many county indexes are available for the 1870 census| align="left" | Missions of La Purisima Concepcion, San Francisco de la Espada, San Jose, and San Juan Capistrano. |-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align=== "left" | '''Soundex1811''' ==| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | La Bahia del Espiritu Santo.|-| align="left" | '''1880, 1910, 1920--1810''' | align="left" | &nbsp;La Bahia del Espiritu Santo and&nbsp;'''A Soundex (phonetic) index is available on microfilmSan Fernando de Bexar. |-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align= Special Censuses "left" | '''1809''' | bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | &nbsp;Nacogdoches, San Fernando de Bexar, San Juan Capistrano Mission, Villa de San Marcos de Neve, and Villa de Trinidad.|-| align="left" | '''1808''' | align="left" | &nbsp;San Antonio Valero.|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align= Slave Holder Schedules ==== "left" | '''1850 United States Census Slave Schedules1807'''—A free Internet index and images to the 1850 United States Census Slave Schedules can be viewed on the [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html| bgcolor="#cffffcc" align=1420440"left" | &nbsp;pOrcoquisac and San Carlos de Parras.|-| align=collectionDetails;t=searchable FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site] listing each "left" | '''slave owner1806's''' name | align="left" | &nbsp;Nacogdoches and residence. It also shows the age, gender, and color of the slaves. Slave names are not normally listedValero Mission. |-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align=== Mortality Schedules ==== "left" | '''1850-1880--1805'''Mortality schedules exist for the censuses. The schedules for 1850| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | &nbsp;Concepcion Mission, 1860Nacogdoches,and 1870 are indexed in book format. The schedules and indexes are available at the Family History Library. The original records are at the Texas State Library. There are also copies at the National ArchivesSan Jose Mission.  [http://mortalityschedules.com/ Mortality Schedules 1850|-1880]  | align="left" | '''1850 United States Census Mortality Schedules1804'''—A free Internet index and images to the 1850 United States Census Mortality Schedules can be viewed on the [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p| align=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1420441 FamilySearch Record Search - Pilot Site]. Mortality schedules provided nationwide death statistics for the twelve months"left" | &nbsp;prior to the 1850 census.&nbsp; Key genealogical facts found on the 1850 mortality&nbsp;schedule are: NameMIssions of Capistrano, Espada, ageEspiritu Santo, sexRefugio, colorRosario, married or widowedand Valero; and La Bahia, birthplaceNacogdoches, month of deathPresidio de Bexar, occupationSan Antonio de Bexar, cause of deathand San Fernando. |-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | '''1803''' | bgcolor="#ffffcc" align= "left" | &nbsp;Espada Mission Censuses ==== Available mission censuses have been translated and are available on microfilm at the University of Texas, Institute Nacogdoches, Presidio of Texas CulturesSan Antonio de Bexar, San Antoniode Bexar, Texasand San Fernando. |-| align="left" | '''1799''' | align=== School Censuses ==== School censuses were taken in 1854 "left" | &nbsp;Conception Mission, Nacogdoches, and 1855 by some counties. The original records are at the Texas State Archives. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of some school censusesSan Jose Mission. |-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align= Territorial Censuses "left" | '''1798''' | bgcolor="#ffffcc" alignSeveral censuses were taken in Texas prior to statehood"left" | &nbsp;Missions of Capistrano, Conception, including censuses taken of many municipalities&nbsp;San Jose, and of some mission Valero; and military districts between 1792 and 1836&nbsp;Nacogdoches. Many of the surviving records have been published, along with information from other records made at the time, in the following sources: |-*Mullins, Marion D. | align="left" | '''1797'''The First Census | align="left" | &nbsp;Missions of TexasCapistrano, 1829-1836: To Which are Added Texas Citizenship ListsEspada, 1821-1845San Jose, and Other Early Records of the Republic of Texas.'' WashingtonValero; and Nacogdoches, DC: National Genealogical SocietyPresidio de San Antonio de Bexar, 1962and San Fernando. (Family History Library&nbsp;book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align=titledetails&titleno"left" | '''1796''' | bgcolor=62411&disp"#ffffcc" align=The+first+census+of+Texas%2C+1829%2D1836%20%20"left" | &columns=*nbsp;Espada Mission,0Nacogdoches,0 976San Fernando de Austria, and Valero Mission.4 X2mm]; film [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display|-| align=titledetails&titleno"left" | '''1795''' | align=738730"left" | &disp=The+first+census+nbsp;Missions of+Texas%2C+1829%2D1836%20%20&columns=*Capistrano,0Espada,0 844966]and Valero; and Nacogdoches and San Fernando de Austria.)|-*White, Gifford E. | bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | '''1794'1830 Citizens of Texas''. Austin, Texas: Eakin Press, 1983. (Family History Library| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | &nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=27578&disp=1830+citizens+Missions of+Texas%20%20&columns=*Capistrano, Espada,0San Jose,0 book 976.4 X2whand Valero; fiche 6051297]and Nacogdoches.)|-*Jackson, Ronald Vern. | align="left" | '''1793'Texas, 1830-1839, Census Index''. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1981. (Family History Library| align="left" | &nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=498808&disp=Texas%2C+1830%2D1839%20%20&columns=*Missions of Capistrano, Concepcion,0Espada,0 book 976and San Jose; and Nacogdoches and San Fernando de Austria.4 X2j 1830|-1839].) *Jackson, Ronald Vern, et al. | bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | '''1792'Texas, 1840-49.'' North Salt Lake| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | &nbsp;Missions of Capistrano, Concepcion, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems InternationalEspada, 1981. (Family History&nbsp;Library&nbspSan Jose, and Valero;[http://wwwand Nacogdoches and San Fernando de Austria.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display|-| align=titledetails&titleno"left" | '''1790''' | align=531784"left" | &disp=Texas%2C+1840%2D49%20%20&columns=*nbsp;Bexar, Espada Mission,0La Bahia,0 book 976and San Jose Mission.4 X2j 1840|-1849].) | bgcolor="#ffffcc" align= Websites "left" | '''1782''' | bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | &nbsp;San Fernando de Bexar.|-| align="left" | '''1767''' Ancestry:| align="left" | &nbsp; [httpWebb County://wwwLaredo.ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com] |-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | '''1692''' Heritage Quest Online:| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="left" | &nbsp; [httpEl Paso County://wwwEl Paso.heritagequestonline.com http://www.heritagequestonline.com] |-| align="left" | '''1684''' Census Online:| align="left" | &nbsp; [httpEl Paso County://wwwEl Paso.census-online.com/links/TX/ http://www.census-online.com/links/TX/] |}
Genealogy Today*'''1854-1855 school censuses''' were taken in 1854 and 1855 by some counties. The original records are at the Texas State Archives. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of some school censuses. *'''1840-1849''' Jackson, Ronald Vern, et al. ''Texas, 1840-49.'' North Salt Lake, Utah:&nbsp; [httpAccelerated Indexing Systems International, 1981. {{FHL|531784|item|disp=FHL book 976.4 X2j 1840-1849}} *'''1830-1839''' Jackson, Ronald Vern. ''Texas, 1830-1839, Census Index''. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1981. {{FHL|498808|item|disp=FHL book 976.4 X2j 1830-1839}} *'''1830''' White, Gifford E. ''1830 Citizens of Texas''. Austin, Texas://dirEakin Press, 1983. {{FHL|27578|item|disp=FHL book 976.genealogytoday4 X2wh}} and {{FHL|27578|item|disp=FHL fiche 6051297}} *'''1829-1836''' Mullins, Marion D.com/usa/tx/census''The First Census of Texas, 1829-1836: To Which are Added Texas Citizenship Lists, 1821-1845, and Other Early Records of the Republic of Texas.html http'' Washington, DC://dirNational Genealogical Society, 1962.genealogytoday{{FHL|62411|item|disp=FHL book 976.com4 X2mm}} and {{FHL|738730|item|disp=FHL film 844966 item 1}} *'''1910-1970''' - {{RecordSearch|3019663|Texas, Gonzales County, School Records, 1910-1970}} at [https:/usa/txfamilysearch.org/censussearch FamilySearch] — index and images*'''Mission censuses''' Available mission censuses have been translated and are available on microfilm at the University of Texas, Institute of Texas Cultures, San Antonio, Texas.html]
Access Genealogy:&nbsp; [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/census/texas.htm http://www.accessgenealogy.com/census/texas.htm] === Existing and lost censuses ===
National Archives:&nbsp; For a list of available and missing Texas censuses, [http://www[Texas Censuses Existing and Lost|click here]].archives.gov/ http://www.archives.gov/] <br>
Texas State Library:&nbsp; [http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/ http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/] === Why use a census? ===
UTSA Institute A well-indexed census is one of Texan Cultures:&nbsp; [http://wwwthe easiest ways to locate where an ancestor's family lived and when they lived there.texanculturesYou can also use censuses to follow the changes in a family over time, and identify neighbors.utsa.edu/ http://www.texancultures.utsaThese and other clues provided by censuses are important because they help find additional kinds of records about the family.edu/]
Mortality Schedules:&nbsp; [http://mortalityschedules.com/ http://mortalityschedules.com/] === More about censuses ===
Wichita Falls Public Library: [http[United States Census|Click here]] for additional details about how to use censuses, such as://www.wfpl.net/genealogy.htm http://www.wfpl.net/genealogy.htm]
== References ==:*[[United States Census Searching|index searching tips]] :*[[United States Census Analyzing Census Data|analyzing and using what you find]] :*[[United States Census Accuracy|census accuracy]] :*[[United States Census Historical Background|historical background]] :*[[United States Census#Contents_of_Federal_Censuses|contents of various census years and types]]
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