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1970 Form 2 Metro
1960 5%
1950 1%
1940 1%
1930 5%
1920 1%
1910 1%
1900 5%
1880 10%
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1970 Form 2 Metro
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[Only on Form 2]
14. What country was his father born in?
[] United States
OR ______________________________________________
(Name of foreign country; or Puerto Rico, Guam, etc.)

[Only on Form 2]
15. What country was his mother born in?

[] United States
OR ______________________________________________
(Name of foreign country; or Puerto Rico, Guam, etc.)

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1960 5%
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P10. What country was his father born in?
[] United States...
OR
_____________________________________________
(Name of foreign country; or Puerto Rico, Guam, etc.)
P11. What country was his mother born in?

[] United States...
OR
_____________________________________________
(Name of foreign country; or Puerto Rico, Guam, etc.)

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1950 1%
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25. What country were his father and mother born in? (Enter US or name of Territory, possession, or foreign country)
Father:
Mother:
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Item 25. Country of birth of parents

204. Item 25. Country of birth of father and mother.-If born in Continental United States, enter "U. S.," not the name of the State. In entering the place of birth of parent or parents born outside the United States, follow the instruction for place of birth of person in paragraph 128.


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1940 1%
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Place of Birth of Father and Mother:
If born in the United States, give State, Territory, or possession. If foreign born, give country in which birthplace was situated on January 1, 1937. Distinguish Canada-French from Canada-English and Irish Free State (Eire) from Northern Ireland.

36. Father.
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602. Columns 36 and 37. Place of Birth of Father and Mother.-In entering the place of birth of father and mother in cols. 36 and 37, follow the instructions for place of birth of persons in paragraphs 472 to 477 (column 15 Place of Birth). In case a person does not know the State or Territory of birth of his father or mother, but knows that he or she was born in the United States, write "United States" rather than "Unknown."

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1930 5%
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Place of Birth:
Place of birth of each person enumerated and of his or her parents. If born in the United States, give the State or Territory. If of foreign birth, give country in which birthplace is now situated. Distinguish Canada-French from Canada-English, and Irish Free State from Northern Ireland.
19. Father.
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174. Columns 19 and 20. Place of birth of parents.-Enter in columns 19 and 20, respectively, the State or country in which were born the father and the mother of the person whose own birthplace was entered in column 18. In designating the birthplace of the parents, follow the same instructions as for the person himself. (See pars. 165-173.) In case, however, a person does not know the State or Territory of birth of his father (or mother), but knows that he (or she) was born in the United States, write "United States" rather than "unknown." 174a. For the Indian population, which is practically all of native parentage, these columns are to be used for a different purpose. In column 19 is to be entered, in place of the country of birth of the father, the degree of Indian blood, as, "full blood" or "mixed blood." In column 20 is to be entered, in place of the country of birth of the mother, the tribe to which the Indian belongs.

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1920 1%
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Place of birth of each person and parents of each person enumerated. If born in the United States, give the state or territory. If of foreign birth, give the place of birth and, in addition, the mother tongue.

Father:

21. Place of birth.
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1910 1%
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13. Place of birth of father of this person.
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128. Column 13 and 14. Place of birth of father and mother.—Enter in columns 13 and 14 the birthplace of the father and of the mother of the person whose own birthplace was entered in column 12. In designating the birthplace of the father and mother, follow the same instructions as for the person himself. In case, however, a person does not know the state or territory of birth of his father or mother, but knows that he or she was born in the United States, write United States rather than "unknown."

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1900 5%
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14. Place of birth of father of this person.
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147. Column 14 and 15. place of birth of father and mother.—Apply the instructions for filling column 13 to these two columns; but where either the father or mother was born at sea, write in the proper column, beside the words "at sea," the birthplace of the father’s father or mother’s father.

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1880 10%
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25. Place of birth of the father of this person, naming State or Territory of United States, or the country, if of foreign birth
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PLACE OF BIRTH

In column numbered 24 is to be reported the "Place of birth" of every person named upon the schedule. If born within the United States the State or Territory will be named, whether it be the State or Territory in which the person is at present residing or not. If of foreign birth, the country will be named as specifically as possible. Instead of writing "Great Britain" as the place of birth, give the particular country, as England, Scotland, Wales. Instead of "Germany" specify the State, as Prussia, Baden, Bavaria, Wurtemberg, Hesse-Darmstadt, etc.