American Samoa Census
U.S. Federal population schedules and indexes
Online American Samoa census indexes and images
|Online U.S. Federal Population Schedules for American Samoa|
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|FamilySearch Record Search||Heritage Quest||Ancestry FHL ed.||Ancestry Library ed.||Ancestry Home ed.|
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FamilySearch Record Search has a free Internet census indexes and images to the 1900 census for U.S. armed forces in American Samoa. The index shows every name listed on the census and is also linked to census images including information about each person’s residence, age, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.
HeritageQuest, an Internet service available at selected libraries, has images to all available federal census population schedules from 1900 to 1930, and indexes except for 1930.
Ancestry.com ($), a subscription Internet site, has indexes and images to all available federal census population schedules for 1900 U.S. military and naval forces, 1910 U.S. military and naval forces, 1920, and 1930.
Available on Microfilm
General. The Family History Library also has microfilms of censuses taken in American Samoa for the years 1900-1901, 1903, 1908-1909, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1922, 1923, 1926, and 1945.
1900. For a Soundex index on microfilm for American Samoa, see the U.S. Military and Naval, 1900 Federal Census: Soundex and Population Schedules. For a microfilm of the U.S. military population schedules, see FHL film 1249702.
1910. For a microfilm of the military population schedules in American Samoa, see the U.S. Military and Naval, 1910 Federal Census: Population Schedules. (FHL film 1375797).
1920. For a Soundex index and civilian populations schedules on microfilm, see American Samoa, 1920 Federal Census: Soundex and Population Schedules.1930. For a microfilm of the civilian populations schedules, see American Samoa and Guam, 1930 Federal Census: Population Schedules; NARA microfilm publications T626. (FHL film 2342363).
- Record Search, a rapidly expanding set of free online indexes and document images, including many United States federal and state censuses; part of FamilySearch.
- 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.
- 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.