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1870 census reminder

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Check your memos to make sure they are for the same things mine are before you copy and paste.


Enumeration Date: 01 Jun 1870

States covered: Alabama, Arizona Territory, Arkansas, California, Colorado Territory, Connecticut, Dakota Territory, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho Territory, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana Territory, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico Territory, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah Territory, Vermont, Virginia, Washington Territory, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming Territory

Column Headings:






Value of Real Estate Owned

Value of Personal Estate

Place of Birth

Father of foreign birth

Mother of foreign birth

Born or Married within year

If married within the year, which month

Attended school

Read or write if over twenty


Male citizen of US age 21 or over

Right to vote denied on grounds other than rebellion or other crime

Memo is for any information about the family or enumeration

Memo 2 is for occupation of head of household

Memo 3 is for value of real estate owned by head of household

Memo 4 is for the value of the personal estate of head of household

Witness memo 1 is for any information about the enumeration as it pertains to the witness

Witness memo 2 is for occupation of the witness

Witness memo 3 is for value of real estate of witness

Witness memo 4 is for the value of personal estate of the witness

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