The Census of 1890
[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.
- Number of dwelling houses in the order of visitation.
- Number of families in this dwelling house.
- Number of persons in this dwelling house.
- Number of family in the order of visitation.
- Number of persons in this family.
- Christian name in full and initial of middle name. Surname.
- Whether a soldier, sailor, or marine during the civil war (United States or Confederate), or widow of such person.
- Relationship to head of family.
- Whether white, black, mulatto, quadroon, octoroon, Chinese, Japanese, or Indian.
- Age at nearest birthday. If under 1 year, give age in months.
- Whether single, married, widowed, or divorced.
- Whether married during the census year (June 1, 1889, to May 31, 1890).
- Mother of how many children, and number of these children living.
- Place of birth.
- Place of birth of father.
- Place of birth of mother.
- Number of years in the United States.
- Whether naturalized.
- Whether naturalization papers have been taken out.
- Profession, trade, or occupation.
- Months unemployed during the census year (June 1, 1889, to May 31, 1890).
- Attendance at school (in months) during the census year (June 1, 1889, to May 31, 1890).
- Able to read.
- Able to write.
- Able to speak English. If not, the language or dialect spoken.
- Whether suffering from acute or chronic disease, with name of disease and length of time afflicted.
- Whether defective in mind, sight, hearing, or speech, or whether crippled, maimed, or deformed, with name of defect.
- Whether a prisoner, convict, homeless child, or pauper.
- Supplemental schedule and page.
- Is the home you live in hired, or is it owned by the head or by a member of the family?
- If owned by head or member of family, is the home free from mortgage encumbrance?
- 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?
- If owned by head or member of family, is the farm free from mortgage or encumbrance?
- 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.