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1830 Census


 

Consider These Questions

  

1. Why do you think "Indians not taxed" were an exception in the instructions on enumeration?

2. Why did the categories on the forms change over time, and what do those changes tell us about the specific times that each of the forms came from?

3. Compare and contrast: What are the key important similarities and differences between the forms?

4. What is your overall sense about the likelihood of achieving accuracy on these forms for counting and gathering data about the population?



Schedule of the whole number of Persons within the Division allotted to ------
By the Marshal of the ------ District (or Territory) of ------------

Free White Persons (including Heads of Families):

Males

Under five years of age
Of five and under ten
Of ten and under fifteen
Of fifteen and under twenty
Of twenty and under thirty
Of thirty and under forty
Of forty and under fifty
Of fifty and under sixty
Of sixty and under seventy
Of seventy and under eighty
Of eighty and under ninety
Of ninety and under one hundred
Of one hundred and upwards

Females

Under five years of age
Of five and under ten
Of ten and under fifteen
Of fifteen and under twenty
Of twenty and under thirty
Of thirty and under forty
Of forty and under fifty
Of fifty and under sixty
Of sixty and under seventy
Of seventy and under eighty
Of eighty and under ninety
Of ninety and under one hundred
Of one hundred and upwards

Slaves:

Males

Under five years of age
Of five and under ten
Of ten and under fifteen
Of fifteen and under twenty
Of twenty and under thirty
Of thirty and under forty
Of forty and under fifty
Of fifty and under sixty
Of sixty and under seventy
Of seventy and under eighty
Of eighty and under ninety
Of ninety and under one hundred
Of one hundred and upwards

Females

Under five years of age
Of five and under ten
Of ten and under fifteen
Of fifteen and under twenty
Of twenty and under thirty
Of thirty and under forty
Of forty and under fifty
Of fifty and under sixty
Of sixty and under seventy
Of seventy and under eighty
Of eighty and under ninety
Of ninety and under one hundred
Of one hundred and upwards

Free Colored Persons

Males

Under ten years of age
Of ten and under twenty-four
Of twenty-four and under thirty-six
Of thirty-six and under fifty-five
Of fifty-five and under one hundred
Of one hundred and upwards

Females

Under ten years of age
Of ten and under twenty-four
Of twenty-four and under thirty-six
Of thirty-six and under fifty-five
Of fifty-five and under one hundred
Of one hundred and upwards

TOTAL


U.S. Census Bureau




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