The census of 1880 was authorized by an act of the Cherokee National Council Senate Bill No. 33 on December 1, 1879.

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This is a transcription of the index for Schedule One and includes all nine districts.  This index can be found on microfilm through the LDS organization on microfilm #989204.  National Archives also has a microfilm index for this census. It is found on Roll # 7RA07

NOTE: The transcription presently has data for only the following districts: Canadian, Cooweescoowee, Flint, Illinois and Saline. We are still presently transcribing Delaware, Goingsnake, Sequoyah, and Tahlequah Districts.

 

Abbreviation

N cher
A col
A co
A white
A creek
A cree
A choc
A osage
A S
A C

Meaning

Native Cherokee
Adopted colored or Negro
Adopted colored or Negro
Adopted Caucasian
Adopted Creek
Adopted Creek
Adopted Choctaw
Adopted Osage
Adopted Shawnee?
Adopted Chickasaw?

1880 Cherokee Census