Difference between revisions of "United States Census 1810"

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== Web Sites  ==
== Web Sites  ==
1790-1840 Info: [http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf]
1790-1840 Info: [http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf]  
1790-1840 Search Tips: [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1790-1840.html  http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1790-1840.html]  
1790-1840 Search Tips: [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1790-1840.html http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1790-1840.html]

Revision as of 16:19, 18 July 2008

Additional information may be found on the United States Census Portal page.


1810 Census was taken beginning 6 Aug 1810, for 10 months. The following information was recorded by the census taker:

                        Free white males under 10
                        Free white males 10-16
                        Free white males 16-26
                        Free white males 26-45
                        Free white males 45 and over
                        Free white females under 10
                        Free white females 10-16
                        Free white females 16-26
                        Free white females 26-45
                        Free white females 45 and over
                        Others free or Indian


The 1810 Census can be used to:1

                        Identify locality
                        Distinguish target family from others of same name
                        Help determine family size
                        Locate possible relatives with same name
                        Identify neighbors
                        Identify slaveholders
                        Identify name variations
                        Free men of color listed as head of household
                        Slaves in age group by name of owner


1790-1840 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1790-1840.html


Unique Features and Problems

1.  No printed form or paper provided

2.  Only number of slaves accounted for, not ages

3,  Indians that were not taxed were not included.

States Covered and Missing


              States Covered             States Missing
Maine (part of Massachusetts)
New Hampshire
New York
North Carolina
Rhode Island
South Carolina
District of Columbia
New Jersey



(May have some type of substitute list or an area covering a county)

  • Illinois
  • Indiana (inc. Michigan)
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Ohio
  • Orleans

Web Sites

1790-1840 Info: http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf

1790-1840 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1790-1840.html

Bibliographic Citations

1. Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking. The Source: A Guide book to American Genealogy. 3rd ed. Provo, UT: Ancestry, 2006.