World Archives Project: Marion County, Oregon, Census, 1895

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This collection contains an index to the 1895 Marion County, Oregon Census.
This collection contains an index to the 1895 Marion County, Oregon Census.
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From these records we are keying the residence township, name, age, gender and birth place.  
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From these records we are keying the residence township, name, age, gender, birth place, religion and occupation.  
The residence township will appear at the beginning of a new section. Only key the name of the township/town/city. Do not key the name of the county or state, or specific denotations such as (Chinese) or State Penitentiary. If unknown appears, leave this field blank.  
The residence township will appear at the beginning of a new section. Only key the name of the township/town/city. Do not key the name of the county or state, or specific denotations such as (Chinese) or State Penitentiary. If unknown appears, leave this field blank.  
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Use the “Image with no data” type for images that don’t contain any data or any useful context that might be interesting for someone to look at. For instance, an image containing only the blank background or an image with a microfilm target on it.
Use the “Image with no data” type for images that don’t contain any data or any useful context that might be interesting for someone to look at. For instance, an image containing only the blank background or an image with a microfilm target on it.
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Current revision as of 04:14, 6 August 2013

About this project This collection contains an index to the 1895 Marion County, Oregon Census.

Contents

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Project Instructions
This collection contains an index to the 1895 Marion County, Oregon Census.

From these records we are keying the residence township, name, age, gender, birth place, religion and occupation.

The residence township will appear at the beginning of a new section. Only key the name of the township/town/city. Do not key the name of the county or state, or specific denotations such as (Chinese) or State Penitentiary. If unknown appears, leave this field blank.

The age will appear at the end of the entry. For ages that appear as "21+" key as "Over 21". Other non-specific ages (such as under 10) should be keyed as seen.

Project-specific sample images and form field help:
Choose a sample image from below to see the corresponding form field examples.
Census Page
Target
Cover page, Section header, etc.
Image with no data

Census Page

File:Marion 1895 Census Page 1.JPG

Choose the "Census Page" form type when the image contains census information.

Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.

Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.

Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods.

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.

Birth Place

Key the birth place from the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. If a location is not found in the dictionary then key the location as seen. The birth place will appear after the abbreviation "b." If no birth place is given, but the person is listed as a Native, key the birth place as "USA".

Residence Township

Key the residence township as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. The residence township will appear at the beginning of a new section.
Only key the name of the township/town/city. Do not key the name of the county or state, or specific denotations such as (Chinese) or State Penitentiary. If unknown appears, leave this field blank.

Occupation

Key the occupation as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.

Religion

Key the religion as seen on the record.

Gender

Key the gender in its full form using the dictionary provided to assist you. The gender will appear as an "m" or "f" at the end of the entry right before the age.

Age

Key the age at the time the record was recorded. The age will appear at the end of the entry. For ages that appear as "21+" key as "Over 21". Other non-specific ages (such as under 10) should be keyed as seen. Valid ages include numeric digits between "0" and "120" and fractions between "1/12" and "11/12". If an age includes years, months, and/or days key only the years. For example, if an age appears as 10 years, 7 months, key age as "10" If an age appears in months, such as 10 months, key age as a fraction: "10/12" If an Age includes years plus a fraction, such as 3 3/12, key only the year: "3." If the age is less than one month, key "0."

Keying Image Samples

Target

File:Marion 1895 Census Target 1.JPG

Choose the "Target" form type when the image is of a color and/or grayscale target.



Cover page, Section header, etc.

File:Marion 1895 Census Cover Page 1.JPG

Use the “Cover page, Section header, etc” type for images that don’t contain any data, but might be interesting to look at because they provide some type of context for the image set. For instance, historical notes, affidavits, and so forth.

Additional Image Samples

Image with no data

File:Marion 1895 Census Page No Data 1.JPG

Use the “Image with no data” type for images that don’t contain any data or any useful context that might be interesting for someone to look at. For instance, an image containing only the blank background or an image with a microfilm target on it.

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