1885 Iowa State Census - Dallas County, Iowa

Adams Twp, pages 3-32 Adel Twp, pages 45-78 Town of Adel, pages 85-121
Beaver Twp, pages 145-173 Boone Twp, pages 177-207

Colfax Twp, pages 213-239

Dallas Twp, pages 247-269

Dallas Center (Town of), pages 125-128

Des Moines Twp, pages 275-297

De Soto (Town of), pages 298-309 Dexter (Town of), pages 213-234  Grant Twp, pages 327-350
Lincoln Twp, pages 361-385

Linn Twp, pages 395-425

(includes the town of Linden)

Minburn (Town of), pages 156-164
Perry (City of), pages 41-68 Perry (City of), pages 69-96 Perry (City of), pages 97-123
Redfield (Corp.), pages 238-251 Spring Valley Twp, pages 3-34 Sugar Grove Twp, pages 131-155
Union Twp, pages 173-206 Van Meter Twp, pages 256-294

Van Meter Corp, pages 326-339

(pages numbers are out of order, but dwelling & family numbers are in order)

Walnut Twp, pages 344-372 Washington Twp, pages 394-418 Waukee (Town of), pages 380-383
  Woodward (Town of), pages 313-323  
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Key to Column Headings

Column Abbreviation Description
  PG Page Number on census sheet
  LN Line Number on census sheet
1 NBR/DLS Dwelling Number in order of visitation
2 NBR/FAM Family Number in order of visitation
4 TWP, RNG, SECT Township, Range, Section if no street address
7 CLR Color
8 S/M/W/D Single/Married/Widowed/Divorced
13 FTHR Father Native born or Foreign born
14 MTHR Mother Native born or Foreign born
15 MIL Subject to Military Duty?
16 VOTE Entitled to Vote?
17 FILED Alien who has taken out first papers
18 NOT FLD Alien who has not taken out first papers
19 RD/WR Cannot read or write, over 10 years old
20 CAN RD/NOT WR Can read but not write, over 10 years old
21 DF/DMB/BLND/INSN/IDIOTC Deaf/Dumb/Blind/Insane/Idiotic
Remarks Transcriber's Notes


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