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''[[United States|United States ]] >  [[United States Census|U.S. Census ]] >  [[Mississippi|Mississippi]]  >  [[Mississippi Census|Census]]''
 
  
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| 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]].
 
*[[Copying Sources|Photocopy]] each ancestor's census. Identify where you found it.
 
*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]].
 
 
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*For a list of the exact date of each federal census, [[Mississippi Censuses Existing and Lost|click here]].
 
 
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=== Online Mississippi indexes and images  ===
 
 
{{Census Online Mississippi}}
 
 
=== Federal population schedules  ===
 
 
==== Microfilm images  ====
 
 
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==== Indexes: fiche, film, or book  ====
 
 
For a list of microform and book indexes for the population schedules of Mississippi, [[Mississippi Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|click here]]
 
 
=== Federal non-population schedules  ===
 
 
==== Online indexes and images  ====
 
 
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ff9900" colspan="11" | <font size="+1">'''Online Federal Non-Population Schedules for Mississippi'''</font>
 
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ff9966" colspan="3" | '''Free'''
 
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ff9900" | '''Year'''
 
| align="center" width="10%" bgcolor="#ff9900" | '''Type'''
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#ff9966" | '''Record Search'''
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#ff9966" | '''Census Bureau'''
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#ff9966" | '''Google Book'''
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" | '''Heritage Quest'''
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" | '''Ancestry FHL'''
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" | '''Ancestry Library'''
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#ff9900" | '''Ancestry Home'''
 
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| '''1890'''
 
| width="20%" | Veterans
 
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| '''1880'''
 
| width="20%" | Mortality
 
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| '''1870'''
 
| Mortality
 
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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>
 
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| '''1860'''
 
| Mortality
 
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| '''1850'''
 
| Slave owner
 
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| align="center" | [http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/census/results/image?urn=urn%3Aproquest%3AUS%3Bcensus%3B12159696%3B-1%3B7%3B18&searchtype=3&offset=1&locthreadid=8194799&hitcount=4245 Link]<ref name="HQSlave" />
 
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| '''1850'''
 
| Mortality
 
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| '''1840'''
 
| Pensioners
 
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| align="center" | [http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1840c-01.pdf BookLink]
 
| align="center" | [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ&dq=1840+census+pensioners&printsec=frontcover&source=bl&ots=W0XUmfgahX&sig=WRyMIVwiePLwKmlxhbchJl1ZeeA&hl=en&ei=SJ0MSvSrBqOMtgf19I2FCA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10#PPA61,M1 BookLink]
 
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==== Microfilm images  ====
 
 
*'''1850-1880'''--Mortality schedules are at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
 
==== Indexes: fiche, film, or book  ====
 
 
For a list of microform and book indexes for the non-population schedules of Mississippi, [[Mississippi Non-Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|click here]].
 
 
=== State, territorial, and colonial censuses  ===
 
 
'''1792-1866--''' These censuses are available at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and at the Family History Library (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=256479&disp=State+census+records%2C+1792%2D1866%20%20&columns=*,0,0 film 899868-870]).
 
 
For an index covering the years 1792 to 1816, see:
 
 
*Norman E. Gillis, ''Early Inhabitants of the Natchez District.''Baton Rouge, Louisiana: N.E. Gillis, 1963 (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=153410&disp=Early+inhabitants+of+the+Natchez+Distric%20%20&columns=*,0,0 book 976.2 X2p]) This includes a list of residents in 1810.
 
 
Published indexes are available for the surviving censuses for the years 1810, 1820-25, 1830/37, 1840/41, and 1845.
 
 
=== Existing and lost censuses  ===
 
 
For a list of available and missing Mississippi censuses, [[Mississippi Censuses Existing and Lost|click here]]. <br>
 
 
=== Why use a census?  ===
 
 
A well-indexed census is one of the easiest ways to locate where an ancestor's family lived and when they lived there. You can also use censuses to follow the changes in a family over time, and identify neighbors. These and other clues provided by censuses are important because they help find additional kinds of records about the family.
 
 
=== More about censuses  ===
 
 
[[United States Census|Click here]] for additional details about how to use censuses, such as:
 
 
:*[[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]]
 
 
=== Sources and footnotes  ===
 
 
{{reflist}}
 
 
{{Place|Mississippi}} {{stub}}
 
 
[[Category:Mississippi|Census]]
 

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