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== Historical Background  ==
 
== Historical Background  ==
  
== Content ==
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== Content ==
  
== Value ==
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== Value ==
  
== Indexes  ==
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== Indexes  ==
  
 
==== 1840 Federal Census  ====
 
==== 1840 Federal Census  ====
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==== 1890 Veterans Schedules  ====
 
==== 1890 Veterans Schedules  ====
  
When the 1890 census was taken, schedules were made of Union Civil War veterans or their widows. Information includes:  
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When the 1890 census was taken, schedules were made of Union Civil War veterans or their widows. Information includes:<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Name<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Rank, company, name of regiment or vessel<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Date of enlistment, date of discharge, length of service<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Post office address<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Disability incurred<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Remarks  
 
 
*Name  
 
*Rank, company, name of regiment or vessel  
 
*Date of enlistment, date of discharge, length of service  
 
*Post office address  
 
*Disability incurred  
 
*Remarks
 
  
 
Veterans schedules are available on microfilm at the National Archives and the Family History Library&nbsp;and online.  
 
Veterans schedules are available on microfilm at the National Archives and the Family History Library&nbsp;and online.  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
== Bibliographical Citations ==
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== Bibliographic Citations ==
  
 
*Dollarhide, William. The Census Book: A Genealogist's Guide to Federal Census Facts, Schedules and Indexes. (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1999.) FHL Book 973.X27d.  
 
*Dollarhide, William. The Census Book: A Genealogist's Guide to Federal Census Facts, Schedules and Indexes. (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1999.) FHL Book 973.X27d.  
 
*Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Wright, Matthew. Finding Answers in U.S. Census Records. (Orem, Utah: 2001 Ancestry) FHL Book 973 X27s. <br>
 
*Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Wright, Matthew. Finding Answers in U.S. Census Records. (Orem, Utah: 2001 Ancestry) FHL Book 973 X27s. <br>

Revision as of 23:48, 23 July 2008

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

Availability

Historical Background

Content

Value

Indexes 

1840 Federal Census

A listing was made of Revolutionary War veterans that included the age of the veteran, the place where he was living, and the name of the head of the household . An index is:

  • A General Index to A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Service, 1840. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1965. (FHL book 973 X2pc 1965 index; fiche 6046771; film 899835.)

The census of pensioners is published in:

  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census. (FHL book 973 X2pc 1840; film 2321.)

1890 Veterans Schedules

When the 1890 census was taken, schedules were made of Union Civil War veterans or their widows. Information includes:
                        Name
                        Rank, company, name of regiment or vessel
                        Date of enlistment, date of discharge, length of service
                        Post office address
                        Disability incurred
                        Remarks

Veterans schedules are available on microfilm at the National Archives and the Family History Library and online.

Web Sites

Bibliographic Citations

  • Dollarhide, William. The Census Book: A Genealogist's Guide to Federal Census Facts, Schedules and Indexes. (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1999.) FHL Book 973.X27d.
  • Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Wright, Matthew. Finding Answers in U.S. Census Records. (Orem, Utah: 2001 Ancestry) FHL Book 973 X27s.