Was there a census in 1885?

Was there a census in 1885?

The 1885 census included four general schedules: population, agriculture, manufactures, and mortality. These schedules are organized alphabetically by county and thereunder by the number assigned to each type of schedule. Within each type of schedule the records are arranged by enumeration district.

Did New Mexico have a state census?

Population Schedules New Mexico was the 47th State to join the Union on January 6, 1912. It was first included in the 1850 U.S. Census as New Mexico Territory.

Was there a 1895 census?

None known. 1853 and 1858. 1837. conducted censuses in 1764–1765, 1776, 1784, 1855, 1865, 1875, 1885, 1895, 1905, 1915, 1925, 1935, 1945, 1955, 1965, 1975, and 1985.

Did any of the 1890 census survive?

Over 99% of the 1890 U.S. census was burned in a Commerce Department fire in 1921; of the 62,979,766 people enumerated in the census, the records of only 6,160 survived the fire.

Was there an 1890 census?

The United States census of 1890 was taken beginning June 2, 1890, but most of the 1890 census materials were destroyed in 1921 when a building caught fire and in the subsequent disposal of the remaining damaged records.

Was there a census in 1875?

State censuses were often taken in the years between the federal censuses, such as 1875 or 1892. For some states these exist from about 1825 to 1925.

What really happened to the 1890 census?

Most of the 1890 census’ population schedules were badly damaged by a fire in the Commerce Department Building in January 1921. Visit the Availability of 1890 Census Records Web page for more information. A photo of the damage caused to censu records following the January 1921 fire.

What happened to the census of 1890?

The 1890 Census Disaster The 1890 census promised to provide even more information on our ancestors, and it did. Unfortunately, almost all of the census returns from that year were destroyed in a fire in the U.S. Commerce Building in Washington, D.C. in 1921.