World Archives Project: North Carolina, Native American Census, Selected Tribes, 1894-1913

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About this project This collection contains census books enumerating Cherokee Indians residing in communities and counties within the Cherokee Indian Reservation, or Qualla Reservation, in western North Carolina.

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Census Page

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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.
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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.
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Surname

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

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

Key the Indian name as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. If an Indian name appears with an English surname with no other given name, then the Indian name should be keyed into the Given name field. If only an Indian name appears for an individual, with no other English names, then the Indian name should be keyed into the Indian name field.
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Age

Key the age at the time the record was recorded. The age will typically appear in an "Age" column.
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Gender

Key the gender in its full form, using the dictionary provided to assist you. Gender will be indicated either by an "M" or "F" in a "Sex" column, or with tick marks in an "M" or "F" column.
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