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It is used by Ancestry.com because seventy-five percent of the original 1890 census records were destroyed in a 1921 fire in the basement of the Commerce Building in Washington, D.C. before census records were stored permanently in the National Archives.
 
It is used by Ancestry.com because seventy-five percent of the original 1890 census records were destroyed in a 1921 fire in the basement of the Commerce Building in Washington, D.C. before census records were stored permanently in the National Archives.
  
=Questions from the original 1890 census=
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=Questions from the original 1890 census= Charles W. Walker
* address
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* address (modern address)  404 Ann Street McGregor,Iowa 52157
* number of families in house
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* number of families in house 1
* number of persons in house
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* number of persons in house Family-4  Domestic help-3
* Minnie Albertine Weber.
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* whether a soldier, sailor or marine for the Union or  Confederate army during the American Civil War, or widow of such person No
* whether a soldier, sailor or marine for the Union or  Confederate army during the American Civil War, or widow of such person
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* relationship to head of family Head
* relationship to head of family
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* race, described as white, African American/black, mulatto, quadroon, octoroon, Chinese American, Japanese American, or Native American   White
* race, described as white, African American/black, mulatto, quadroon, octoroon, Chinese American, Japanese American, or Native American
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* sex Male
* sex Female
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* age 59
* age  
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* marital status married
* marital status
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* mother of how many children and number now living   2
* Jacob John Bohn
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* place of birth of person and their father and mother MA, NY,NY,NY
* mother of how many children, 6  and number now living 0
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* if foreign-born, number of years in US NA
* place of birth of person,Germany and their father and mother ??
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* whether naturalized NA
* if foreign-born, number of years in US
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* whether naturalized
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* whether papers have been taken out
 
* whether papers have been taken out
* profession, trade or occupation
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* profession, trade or occupation Ticket agent for steamship and railroad
* months unemployed during census year
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* months unemployed during census year 0
* ability to read and write
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* ability to read and write Yes
 
* ability to speak English, and, if unable, language or dialect spoken
 
* ability to speak English, and, if unable, language or dialect spoken
 
* whether suffering from acute or chronic disease, with name of disease and length of time afflicted
 
* 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
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* whether defective in mind, sight, hearing or speech, or whether crippled, maimed or deformed, with name of defect No
* whether a prisoner, convict, homeless child, or pauper
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* whether a prisoner, convict, homeless child, or pauper No
* home rented, or owned by head or member of family, and, if owned, whether free from mortgage
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* home rented, or owned by head or member of family, and, if owned, whether free from mortgage Owned
 
* if farmer, whether farm is rented, or owned by head or member of family; if owned, whether free from mortgage; if rented, post office box of owner
 
* if farmer, whether farm is rented, or owned by head or member of family; if owned, whether free from mortgage; if rented, post office box of owner
  
 
[[Category: U.S. Census and Voter Lists]]
 
[[Category: U.S. Census and Voter Lists]]

Revision as of 07:02, 9 July 2012

The 1890 U.S. Census Substitute is a substitute for the original records of the 1890 U.S. Federal Census.

Purpose

It is used by Ancestry.com because seventy-five percent of the original 1890 census records were destroyed in a 1921 fire in the basement of the Commerce Building in Washington, D.C. before census records were stored permanently in the National Archives.

=Questions from the original 1890 census= Charles W. Walker

  • address (modern address) 404 Ann Street McGregor,Iowa 52157
  • number of families in house 1
  • number of persons in house Family-4 Domestic help-3
  • whether a soldier, sailor or marine for the Union or Confederate army during the American Civil War, or widow of such person No
  • relationship to head of family Head
  • race, described as white, African American/black, mulatto, quadroon, octoroon, Chinese American, Japanese American, or Native American White
  • sex Male
  • age 59
  • marital status married
  • mother of how many children and number now living 2
  • place of birth of person and their father and mother MA, NY,NY,NY
  • if foreign-born, number of years in US NA
  • whether naturalized NA
  • whether papers have been taken out
  • profession, trade or occupation Ticket agent for steamship and railroad
  • months unemployed during census year 0
  • ability to read and write Yes
  • ability to speak English, and, if unable, 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 No
  • whether a prisoner, convict, homeless child, or pauper No
  • home rented, or owned by head or member of family, and, if owned, whether free from mortgage Owned
  • if farmer, whether farm is rented, or owned by head or member of family; if owned, whether free from mortgage; if rented, post office box of owner