The 1870 Census Asked…

Did you know that the 1870 US census asked:

  • father/mother of foreign birth
  • month of birth for census year births
  • month of marriage for census year marriages
  • literacy
  • male citizens over 21
  • male citizens over 21 who can’t vote
    1870-tip

3 thoughts on “The 1870 Census Asked…

  1. Jan

    I love digging into the details of census reports. And studying the others on the page can give you a good idea of what kind of neighborhood they lived in.

    Thanks for the graphic. When there’s an image I can save it on pinterest and keep track of these tips. So many good suggestions and reminders to use.
    Jan

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    1. michaeljohnneill Post author

      Thanks. And feel free to share those graphics on Pinterest too. We appreciate it. Thanks!

      Reply

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