1900 U.S. Federal Census of Iowa, Dubuque County, Column Keys

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1900 US census for Vernon Township, Dubuque County, Iowa

Box 1: number of dwelling houses in the order of visitation

Box 2: Number of family, in the order of visitation

Box 3: Name of each person whose place of abode on June 1, 1900, was in this family. Enter surname first, then the given name and middle initial, if any. Includes every person living on June 1, 1900. Omit children born after June 1, 1900.

Box 4: Relationship of each person to the head of the family

Box 5: Color or race

Box 6: Sex

Box 7a: Month

Box 7b: Year

Box 8: Age at last birthday

Box 9: Whether single, married, widowed, or divorced

Box 10: Number of years married

Box 11: Mother of how many children

Box 12: Number of these children living

Box 13: Nativity: Place of birth of this person

Box 14: Nativity: Place of birth of FATHER of this person

Box 15: Nativity: Place of birth of MOTHER of this person

Box 16: year of immigration to the United States

Box 17: Number of years in the United States

Box 18: Naturalization

Box 19: Occupation, Trade or Profession of each person ten years of age and over

Box 20: Months not employed

Box 21: Education: Attended school (in months)

Box 22: Education: Can read

Box 23: Education: Can write

Box 24: Education: Can speak English

Box 25: Ownership of Home: Owned or rented

Box 26: Ownership of home: owned free or mortgaged

Box 27: Ownership of home: Farm or home

Box 28: Ownership of home: Number of farm

*transcriber�s notes

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