Topic: 1800 Census

1800 Census Guide – Questions & Information

A February 28, 1800, act provided for the taking of the second census of the United States, which included the states and territories northwest of the Ohio River and Mississippi Territory. The guidelines for the 1800 enumeration followed those of the first enumeration, except that the work was to be carried on under the direction of the Secretary of State. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now The enumeration was to begin, as in 1800, on the first Monday in August, and conclude in 9 calendar months. The marshals and secretaries were required to deposit the returns of their assistants, which were to be transmitted to the Secretary of State (not the President as in 1800), on or before September 1, 1801. The 1800 census covered the following states: Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Georgia1 Indiana Territory1 Kentucky1 Maine Maryland Massachusetts4 Mississippi Territory1 New Hampshire New Jersey1 New York North Carolina NorthWest Territory1 Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina Tennessee1 Vermont Virginia The following “district” census were lost:...

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