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The Census of 1880

Schedule 1: Free Inhabitants in ____, in the County of ____, State of ____, enumerated by me, on the ____day of ____, 1880.

____, Enumerator.

____ Enumeration district Number

In cities:

____ Name of street
____ House number

01. ____ Dwelling houses numbered in order of visitation
02. ____ Families numbered in order of visitation

03. The name of every person whose place of abode on the 1st day of June, 1880, was in this family

_ _ Males
_ _ Females

Personal description

04. Color:

[] W White
[] B Black
[] Mu Mulatto
[] C Chinese
[] I Indian

05. Sex :

[] M Males
[] F Females

06. Age:

If under 1 year, give months in fractions, thus, 3/12.

____ Age at last birthday prior to June 1, 1880.

07. ____ If born within the census year, give the month

08. Relationship of each person to the head of this family:

[] Wife
[] Son
[] Daughter
[] Servant
[] Boarder
[] Other

Civil condition

[] 09 Single
[] 10 Married
[] 11 Widowed; Divorced
[] 12 Married during census year

Occupation

13. ____ Profession, occupation, or trade of each person, male or female
14. ____ Number of months this person has been unemployed during the census year

Health

15. Is the person (on the day of the enumerator's visit) sick or temporarily disabled, so as to be unable to attend to ordinary business or duties?

[] Yes
[] No

Is so, what is the sickness or disability?

[] 16 Blind
[] 17 Deaf and dumb
[] 18 Idiotic
[] 19 Insane
[] 20 Maimed, crippled, bedridden, or otherwise disabled

Education

[] 21 Attended school within the census year
[] 22 Can not read
[] 23 Can not write

Nativity
24. Birthplace:

____ Place of birth of this person
____ State or Territory of United States,
____ Country, if of foreign birth

25. Father's birth place

____ Place of birth of the father of this person
____ State or Territory of United States
____ Country, if of foreign birth

26. Mother's birth place

____ Place of birth of the mother of this person
____ State or Territory of United States
____ Country, if of foreign birth

Notes
Note A: The census year begins June 1, 1879, and ends May 31, 1880

Note B: All persons will be included in the enumeration who were living on the 1st day of June. No others will. Children born since June 1, 1880 will be omitted. Members of families who have died since June 1, 1880, will be included

Note C: Questions Nos. 13, 14, 22, and 23 are not to be asked in respect to persons under 10 years of age

Note D: In making entries in columns 9, 10, 11, 12, 16 to 23 an affirmative mark only will be used -- thus / , except in the case of divorced persons, column 11, when the letter "D" is to be used

Note E: Question No. 12 will only be asked in cases where an affirmative answer has been given either to question 10 or to question 11

Note F: Question No. 14 will only be asked in cases when a gainful occupation has been reported in column 13

Note G: In column 17 an abbreviation in the name of the month may be used, as in Jan., Apr., Dec.