Friday, July 22, 2016

1840 Census

State, county,town, district, enumeration: 1 June

The same categories were included from 1830, plus the following additions:

[1] age of Revolutionary War pensioners
[2] number involved in agriculture, commerce, manufacturing, trade, navigation [oceans, canals, lakes, rivers], learned professions, engineers
[3] number in school
[4] number over 21 unable to read or write
[5] number of insane

26 states: LA, MS, AL, GA, SC, NC, TN, AK, MO, KY, VA, IL, IN, OH, PA, MD, DE, NJ, NY, CT, VT, NH, MA, RI, ME, MI
Territories: Wisconsin, Iowa, FL
No losses

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