United States Census 1910
Indexes and Images[edit | edit source]
For an article about 1910 census population schedules available for free online at FamilySearch Historical Record Collections see the United States 1910 Census Wiki page. Ancestry.com (subscription site) has indexes and images of all 1910 federal censuses. HeritageQuestOnline.com (subscription site) has indexes and images of all 1910 federal censuses.
A Soundex index is also available on microfilm for each of the following selected states and cities: Alabama (cities separate), Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (cities separate), Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (cities separate), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County separate), South Carolina, Tennessee (cities separate), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
For more details, see individual state census Wiki pages. For tips if the first census index search does not work, see the United States Census Searching Wiki page.
Content[edit | edit source]
1910 Census was taken beginning 15 April 1910, thirty days or two weeks for populations 5,000+.
The following information was recorded by the census taker:
1790-2000 Information: http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf
1910 Census Questions: Hosted at CensusFinder.com
Value[edit | edit source]
The 1910 census can be used to:1
- Verify Civil War service
- Document ethnic origins
- Locate military/naval personnel in hospitals, ships, and stations & those stations in Philippines
1850-1930 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/research/census/1850-1930.html
Unique Features and Problems[edit | edit source]
- Listed whether the individual was an employer, employee, or self-employed
- Included territories, military & naval personnel
- Indian schedules at the end of county population schedules
- Good naturalization information
- The quality of filming of the censuses was very poor. Many censuses are hard to read.
- The Soundex has many omissions (rate higher than other censuses) (need to check the actual census)
- Miracode and Soundex indexes are available for 21 states (Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia).
- Some cities and counties are indexed separately from the state in the 1910 Soundex and Miracode indexes:
||Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery|
||Atlanta, Augusta, Macon, Savannah|
||New Orleans, Shreveport|
||Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville|
States and Territories Covered[edit | edit source]
- All states, District of Columbia, and the Territories listed below:
- Alaska (unorganized)
- American Samoa
- New Mexico
- Panama Canal Zone
- Puerto Rico
Missing Records[edit | edit source]
- No States Missing
Where to Find the Records[edit | edit source]
The 1910 Federal Census is available online.
- 1910 United States Federal Census (Ancestry) ($)
- United States Census, 1910 (FamilySearch) - free
United States Bureau of the Census. Cross Index to selected city streets and enumeration districts, 1910 Census FHL ficeh 6331480-6331481
Websites[edit | edit source]
1790-2000 Info: http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf
1850-1930 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1850-1930.html
References[edit | edit source]
1. Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking. The Source: A Guide book to American Genealogy. 3rd ed. (Provo, UT: Ancestry, 2006.)