Twelfth Census of the United States

1900 U.S. Federal Census Dallas County, Iowa

Adams Township Adel Township - Dallas Center Town Adel Township (proper)
Adel Town (of) Beaver Township Boone Township
Colfax Township Dallas Township Des Moines Township (proper)
Des Moines Township - Woodward Town Grant Township Lincoln Township
Linn Township (proper) Linn Township - Linden Town Spring Valley Township
City of Perry, Ward I, Spring Valley Twp City of Perry, Ward II, Spring Valley Twp City of Perry, Ward III, Spring Valley Twp
Sugar Grove Township (proper) Sugar Grove Township - Minburn Town Union Township - Dexter Town
Union Township (proper) Union Township - Redfield Town Union Township (proper) - Redfield area
Van Meter Township (proper) Van Meter Township - DeSoto Town Van Meter Township - Van Meter Town
Walnut Township - Waukee Town Walnut Township (proper) Washington Township

The County Census Takers News Article

NOTE: This transcription is meant to be a guide only. Every effort has been made to be accurate, but our interpretation maybe different from yours so please remember to check the original.  The USGenWeb Archives provide genealogical and historical data to the general public without fee or charge of any kind. It is intended that this material not be used in a commercial manner.  Transcribed and submitted by Conni McDaniel Hall,  2008.

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I have taken the liberty to change the months & state names  to modern-day abbreviations.  All other information is as it was written by the enumerators.

KEY to Column Headings:

LN = Line Number Family appeared on
In Cites:
ST = Street
HN = House Number
DW = Number of dwelling house in the order of visitation
FN = Number of Family, in the order of visitation
LNAME, FNAME/MI = Name of each person whose place of abode on the June 1, 1900, was in this family.
REL = Relationship of each person to the head of the family.
RACE = Color or Race, White (W); Black (B); Mulatto (M); Chinese (C); Indian (I)
SEX = Male (M) Female (F)
Date of Birth:
MO = Month
YR = Year
AGE = Age at last birthday
MAR = Marital Status, Single (S); Married (M); Widowed (W); Divorced (D)
YRS MD = Number of years of present marriage
CH = Mother of how many children
CHLVG = Number of these children living
Nativity- Place of birth of each person and parents of each person enumerated.  If born in United States, give state or territory.  If foreign birth, give the country:
BRTH = Place of birth of this person
FTHR = Place of birth of Father of this person
MTHR = Place of birth of Mother of this person
YR = Year of immigration to the U.S.
#US = Number of years in the U.S.
NAT = Naturalization
Occupation, Trade or Profession of each person TEN YEARS of age and over:
OCC = Occupation
UNEM = Months not employed
SCH = Attended school (in months)
READ = Can read
WRT = Can write
ENG = Can speak English
Ownership of Home:
O/R = Owned or Rented
F/M = Owned free or mortgaged
F/H = Farm or house
FARM = Number of farm schedule

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