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1870 U.S. Federal Census Records
The 1870 census form called for dwelling houses to be numbered in
the order of visitation; families numbered in order of visitation;
and the name of every person whose place of abode on the first day
of June 1870 was with the family. The census further asked the age
of each individual at the last birthday. If a child was under one
year of age, months of age were to be stated in fractions, such as
1/12. Additionally, the census asked the sex, color, profession, and
occupation or trade of every male and female. There were also columns
for disclosure of value of real estate and personal property. The
1870 census asked for the place of birth, specifically in which state
or territory of the United States, or in which country if foreign
born (including the province if born in Germany). The schedule provided
space to indicate whether or not the father and the mother of the
individual was foreign born, and if an individual was born or married
within the year, the month in which the event occurred was to be entered.