Heads of Families At the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: Connecticut

By: U.S. Bureau of the Census Staff

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227 pages. In response to repeated requests from genealogists, historians, and patriotic societies, the surviving census records were published by the Bureau of the Census in 1907 and 1908. The twelve states whose records were then extant are each covered by a single volume. The twelve published volumes contain the names of the heads of about 400,000 families, with information concerning their place of residence, the size of their families, and the approximate ages of the male family members. The families, averaging six people each, comprised about 2,400,000 individuals, or approximately 75% of the total population of the United States at the time. In each of the published census volumes the schedules are arranged by county and in some cases by minor subdivisions of counties, thus enabling the researcher to narrow his field of research to a particular judicial district. Each volume is separately indexed, so the researcher has only a single alphabet to consult for each state. Heads of families, arranged in alphabetical order under each county and district, are listed with the following information after each name: Number of free white males of sixteen years and upward; number of free white males under sixteen years; number of free white females; number of all other free persons; number of slaves. This particular volume lists the names of over 40,000 household heads.

Title: Heads of Families At the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: Connecticut

Author: U.S. Bureau of the Census Staff

Categories: Connecticut,

Publisher: Baltimore, Clearfield Company:

ISBN Number: 0806305231

ISBN Number 13: 9780806305233

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New. 1992

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