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[[X-State Censuses Missing and Available|Click here]] for a list of missing and available Maryland federal censuses.  
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#r=0;p=allCollections FamilySearch Record Search] has free census everyname indexes and (usually) images available for Maryland including [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1401638;p=collectionDetails;t=searchable 1850], [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1473181;p=collectionDetails;t=searchable 1860], [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1438024;p=collectionDetails;t=searchable 1870],&nbsp;[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1417683;p=collectionDetails;t=searchable 1880], and&nbsp;[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1325221;t=browsable;w=0;p=collectionDetails 1900].  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#r=0;p=allCollections FamilySearch Record Search] has free census everyname indexes and (usually) images available for Maryland including [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1401638;p=collectionDetails;t=searchable 1850], [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1473181;p=collectionDetails;t=searchable 1860], [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1438024;p=collectionDetails;t=searchable 1870],&nbsp;[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1417683;p=collectionDetails;t=searchable 1880], and&nbsp;[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1325221;t=browsable;w=0;p=collectionDetails 1900].  
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/html/censussearch.html Maryland State Archives] has indexes to the 1776 and 1778 colonial "censuses", also the federal 1870 and 1880.&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1233962991949_264"></span>  
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/html/censussearch.html Maryland State Archives] has indexes to the 1776 and 1778 colonial "censuses", also the federal 1870 and 1880.&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1233962991949_264" />  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/default.aspx?cat=35 Ancestry] has all the&nbsp;Maryland censuses indexes from 1790-1930. Some indexes may include only heads of house. The index is linked to an the image and a transcript of the household's information. Ancestry is available at selected libraries, the Family History Library, a few Family History Centers for free, or by subscription at home.  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/default.aspx?cat=35 Ancestry] has all the&nbsp;Maryland censuses indexes from 1790-1930. Some indexes may include only heads of house. The index is linked to an the image and a transcript of the household's information. Ancestry is available at selected libraries, the Family History Library, a few Family History Centers for free, or by subscription at home.  
 
*[http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/census/search/basic Heritage Quest Online] has indexes for the 1790–1820,&nbsp;1860–1880, and 1900–1930, and images for all available federal censuses.&nbsp;Many libraries allow their patrons free access with a library card and password.  
 
*[http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/census/search/basic Heritage Quest Online] has indexes for the 1790–1820,&nbsp;1860–1880, and 1900–1930, and images for all available federal censuses.&nbsp;Many libraries allow their patrons free access with a library card and password.  

Revision as of 17:30, 16 November 2009

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Tips
  • If at first you don't find a name, try again under another spelling.
  • Photocopy each ancestor's census. Identify where you found it.
  • Look for an ancestor in every census during her or his lifetime.
  • On the family group record show each person's census listings.
  • Study others in the same household, neighbors, and anyone with the similar names nearby on the census in community context.


  • Click here for a list of the exact date of each federal census.

Federal population schedules and indexes

Online New Jersey census indexes and images 

1900-1940

Online Federal and State Population Schedules of New Jersey 
  Free Free at Some Libraries (usually with a library card)* Pay
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1830-1895

Online Federal and State Population Schedules of New Jersey 
  Free Free at Some Libraries (usually with a library card)* Pay
Family
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Internet Archive[2]  Misc.  Heritage Quest[3] Fold3[4] Ancestry FHL[5] Ancestry Library[5] Ancestry Home[5] Archives[6] Family Link[7]
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Free Free at Some Libraries (usually with a library card) Pay



Federal Census Microfilm Available from the Family History Library
1940 N/A 1910 1870      1840       1810     
1930 1900 and index 1860 1830 1800
1920 and index 1880 and index 1850 1820 1790


Federal Census Microfilms Available from the National Archives
1940 N/A 1910 T624 1870 M593 1840 M704 1810 M252
1930 T626 1900 T623 and Soundex T1050 1860 M654 1830 M19 1800 M32
1920 T625 and Soundex M1566 1880 T9  and Soundex T753 1850 M432 1820 M33 1790 M637


Microform and book indexes

Click here for a list of microform and book indexes for federal population schedules of Maryland.


State population schedules

[Colonial territorial, state or other censuses]

Maryland made in 1778 a list of citizens who had taken an oath of fidelity which list is sometimes called a census.

Maryland took a census in 1776:

An online index to both is found in  MARYLAND INDEXES (Census Index) 1776-1778 [MSA S1419].


Federal non-population schedules and indexes

Online

Online Federal Non-Population Schedules for Maryland

Free Free at Some Libraries(usually with library card) Pay
Year Schedule Type USGenNet Access Genealogy Evendon Census.gov Google Book Heritage Quest Ancestry FHL Ancestry Library Ancestry Home
1890 Veterans - - - - - - Link Link Link
1880 Mortality - - - - - -  ?[8]   ?[8]  ?[8]
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Microfilm

Family History Library Federal Census Non-Population Schedule Microfilms for Maryland
1890 Veteran 1870 Mortality 1860 Slave owner 1850 Slave owner  1840 Pensioners
1880 Mortality 1870 Agricultural 1860 Mortality 1850 Mortality
1820 Manufacturers
1880 Agricultural 1870 Industrial 1860 Agricultural 1850 Agricultural
1880 Industrial 1870 Social Statistics 1860 Industrial 1850 Industrial
1880 Defective 1860 Social Statistics 1850 Social Statistics


National Archives Federal Census Non-Population Schedule Microfilms for Maryland
1890 Veteran 1860 Slave owner 1860 Industrial 1850 Agricultural 1820 Manufactuer
1880 Mortality 1860 Mortality 1850 Slave owner 1850 Industrial
1870 Mortality 1860 Agricultural 1850 Mortality 1840 Pensioner


Microform and book indexes

Click here for a list of microform and book indexes for federal non-population schedules of Maryland.


Existing and lost censuses

For a list of available and missing New Jersey censuses, click here.


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

Click here for additional details about how to use censuses, such as:

  • index searching tips
  • analyzing and using what you find
  • census accuracy
  • historical background
  • contents of various census years and types

External sites

See "Tips" if you cannot find a person in an online census index on the first try.

  • FamilySearch Record Search has free census everyname indexes and (usually) images available for Maryland including 1850, 1860, 18701880, and 1900.
  • Maryland State Archives has indexes to the 1776 and 1778 colonial "censuses", also the federal 1870 and 1880. 
  • Ancestry has all the Maryland censuses indexes from 1790-1930. Some indexes may include only heads of house. The index is linked to an the image and a transcript of the household's information. Ancestry is available at selected libraries, the Family History Library, a few Family History Centers for free, or by subscription at home.
  • Heritage Quest Online has indexes for the 1790–1820, 1860–1880, and 1900–1930, and images for all available federal censuses. Many libraries allow their patrons free access with a library card and password.
  • Census Finder has statewide links to online indexes, then countywide links, including indexes, transcriptions, scanned copies. The links on this site are often difficult to use.

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 FamilySearch, a free online service of the Family History Library, including free images of many federal censuses, including an index of the 1880 federal census of the United States; connected with 1880 census images provided by Ancestry.com, a subscription site.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Internet Archive, a free online service includes free images of most of the federal censuses.
  3. 3.0 3.1 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.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Fold3, formerly known as Footnote.com, a subscription site partnering with the National Archives and includes some federal censuses. Free access is available at many public libraries.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 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.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Archives.com, a subscription site that provides online indexes and images to all surviving federal census records, among other sources.
  7. 7.0 7.1 FamilyLink.com, a subscription site that provides online images (and some indexes) to all surviving federal and many state census records, among other sources.
  8. 8.00 8.01 8.02 8.03 8.04 8.05 8.06 8.07 8.08 8.09 8.10 8.11 Ancestry implies they have all mortality schedules indexed and images available online. No such indexes or images appear for Maryland.
  9. 9.0 9.1 HeritageQuest has slave owner schedule images only.