Michigan State Census Facts, 1827-1894

Facts Contained in Population Schedules:
Michigan Territorial and State Census
based on a fact sheet provided by the Bentley Historical Library
 

 Name and Address
1827 1834 1845 1884 1894
 Name of head of household
 Name of individual
 Age or age range
 Street name and house number
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 Family Origins 1827 1834 1845 1884 1894
 Relationship to head of household
 Month of birth, if born within the year
 Birthplace
 Sex, color
 Marital status
 Whether married within the year
 Month of marriage, if married within the year
 Number of children born during year
 Number of living children, if a mother
 Birthplaces of father and mother
 Whether father or mother of foreign birth
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 Education & Health 1827 1834 1845 1884 1894
 Whether able to speak English
 Whether able to read and write
 Whether attended school within the year
 Whether temporarily or permanently disabled
 Whether deaf, dumb, blind, or insane
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 Welfare & Occupation 1827 1834 1845 1884 1894
 Occupation
 Time unemployed during the census year
 Whether a pauper
 Whether a prisoner or homeless child
 Whether a convict
 Whether a soldier, sailor, or marine in the
 Civil War (USA or CSA), or a widow of one
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 Residency and Citizenship 1827 1834 1845 1884 1894
 Number of years in this state
 Number of years in the United States
 Naturalized or not; papers taken out
 Slave or free
 White males by age group
 White females by age group
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