The Census of 1890

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[Note: Most of the 1890 completed census forms were lost in a fire and thus data is unavailable for this census year.]

Schedule No. 1 -

Population and Social Statistics.

Supervisor's district No.;
Enumeration district No.
Name of city, town, township, precinct, district, beat, or other minor civil division; County; State.
Street and No.; Ward; Name of institution.

Enumerated by me on the __ day of June, 1890.

A.
Number of dwelling houses in the order of visitation.
B.
Number of families in this dwelling house.
C.
Number of persons in this dwelling house.
D.
Number of family in the order of visitation.
E.
Number of persons in this family.
1.
Christian name in full and initial of middle name. Surname.
2.
Whether a soldier, sailor, or marine during the civil war (United States or Confederate), or widow of such person.
3.
Relationship to head of family.
4.
Whether white, black, mulatto, quadroon, octoroon, Chinese, Japanese, or Indian.
5.
Sex.
6.
Age at nearest birthday. If under 1 year, give age in months.
7.
Whether single, married, widowed, or divorced.
8.
Whether married during the census year (June 1, 1889, to May 31, 1890).
9.
Mother of how many children, and number of these children living.
10.
Place of birth.
11.
Place of birth of father.
12.
Place of birth of mother.
13.
Number of years in the United States.
14.
Whether naturalized.
15.
Whether naturalization papers have been taken out.
16.
Profession, trade, or occupation.
17.
Months unemployed during the census year (June 1, 1889, to May 31, 1890).
18.
Attendance at school (in months) during the census year (June 1, 1889, to May 31, 1890).
19.
Able to read.
20.
Able to write.
21.
Able to speak English. If not, the language or dialect spoken.
22.
Whether suffering from acute or chronic disease, with name of disease and length of time afflicted.
23.
Whether defective in mind, sight, hearing, or speech, or whether crippled, maimed, or deformed, with name of defect.
24.
Whether a prisoner, convict, homeless child, or pauper.
25.
Supplemental schedule and page.
26.
Is the home you live in hired, or is it owned by the head or by a member of the family?
27.
If owned by head or member of family, is the home free from mortgage encumbrance?
28.
If the head of family is a farmer, is the farm which he cultivates hired, or is it owned by him or by a member of his family?
29.
If owned by head or member of family, is the farm free from mortgage or encumbrance?
30.
If the home or farm is owned by head or member of family and mortgaged, give the post-office address of owner.


To Enumerators. - The inquiries numbers 26 to 30, inclusive, must be made concerning each family and each farm visited.

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