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1880 United States Federal Census of Defective, Dependent, and Deliquent Classes for Bertram Township, Linn County, Iowa - Page 1

PAUPER AND INDIGNENT INHABITANTS IN INSTITUTIONS, POOR-HOUSES OR ASYLUMS, OR BOARDED AT PUBLIC EXPENSE IN PRIVATE HOUSES.

The object of this Supplemental Schedule is to furnish material not only for a complete enumeration of paupers, but for an account of their condition. It is important that every inquiry respecting each case be...as fully as possible. Enumerators will, therefore, after making the Population Schedule (No.1), transfer the name (with schedule page and number) to this Special Schedule and proceed to ...additonal questions indicated in the headings of the several columns.
In case any person enumerated on this Special Schedule is blind, deaf and dumb, insane, or idiotic (see columns 25 to 26 inclusive), the particulars of such case will also be carried on such other Special Schedule, ...case may be.
In addition to the enumeration of paupers required in this Schedule, enumerators will also ask the keeper of every institution designed for the maintenance of the destitute the questions found below, at the bottom...page, respecting the number of paupers during the year ending May 31, 1880, and record the answers.

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Number taken from Schedule No. 1.
NAME.
Residence when at home, (See Note A.)
How supported? (See Note R.)
Is this person able-bodied?
Is he (or she) habitually intemperate?
Is he (or she) epileptic?
Has he (or she) ever been convicted of a crime?
If disabled, state form of disability (crippled, consumption, dropsy, old age, lying-in, etc).
Was this person born in this institution? (see Note R.)
Date of admission (Give day of month and the year the latter in two figures.)
What other members of the family of this person are in this establishment? (See Note R.)
Number of page.
Number of Hue.
City or town.
County (if in same State), State (if in some other State).
At cost of city or town?
At cost of county?
At cost of State?
At cost
of institution?
Husband?
Wife?
Mother?
Father?
Sons- how many?
Daughters- how many?
Brothers- how many?
Sisters- how many?
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10 18 Wagner, John Boulder, Tp. Linn County   1     No No No No Blind           1        
   

Wagner, Isaac

Boulder, Tp. Linn County   1     No No No No Fever Sore                    
            1                                  
1 8 Watson, Rachel Boulder Tp Linn County   1     No No No No Dropsy                    
    Watson, John   Linn County   1     Yes No No No                      
    Watson, Malinda   Linn County   1     Yes     No                      
18 11 Founier, Saloam Boulder Tp Linn County   1     No No No No                      
    Founier, Sarah Boulder Tp Linn County   1     Yes No No No                      
    Founier, Saloma Boulder Tp Linn County   1     Yes No No No                      
    Founier, John Boulder Tp Linn County   1     Yes No No No                      
    Founier, Joseph Boulder Tp Linn County   1     Yes No No No                      

Number from Schedule 1.
NAME.
Residence when at home (See Note A.)
Is this person self-supporting, or partiy so? (See Note B.)
Age at which idiocy occured (See Note C.)
Supposed cause of idiocy (if acquired). (See Note D.)
Size of head. (Large, small, or natural.)
Training School.
(See Note E.)
Number of line.
City or Town.
County (if in same State), or State (if in some other State).
Has this person ever been an inmate of a training school for idiots? If yes, name the said training school.
What has been the total length of time spent by him (or her) during life in any such training school (s)?
Date of discharge. (Year only.)
Is this person also insane?
Is he (or she) also blind?
Is he (or she) also deaf?
Is he (or she) also an epileptic?
Is he (or she) paralyzed? and if yes, on which side?
Right.
Left.
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15 Needles, James Bertram Township Linn No 4 Scarlet Fever Natural                  

 

1880 United States Federal Census of Defective, Dependent, and Deliquent Classes for Bertram Township, Linn County, Iowa
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BLIND.

The object of this Supplemental Schedule is to furnish material not only for a complete enumeration of the blind, but for an account of their condition. It is important that every inquiry respecting each cause be...as fully as possible. Enumerators will, therefore, after making the proper entries open the Population Schedule No. 1) of every blind person found,...Schedule No.1 to this Special Schedule, and proceed to ask the additional questions indicated in the headings of the several columns.

In this enumeration will be included not only the totally blind, but also the semi-blind. No person will be carried on this Schedule, however, who can see sufficiently weel to read. For the distinction between the...blind and the semi-blind see Note E; it is of the greatest importance to note this distinction with care by making the proper entry in columns 10 or 11.

Number taken from Schedule No. 1.
NAME.
Residence when at home. (See Note A.)
Is he (or she) self-supporting or partly so? (See Note B.)
Age at which blindness occured. (See Note C.)
Form of blindness. (See Note D.)
Supposed cause of blindness, if known.
See Note F.
Institution life.
Number of page.
Number of line.
City or Town.
County (if in same State), or State (if in some other State
Is the person totally blind? See Note E.)
Is the person semi-blind? (See Note E.)
Has this person ever been an inmate of an institution for the blind? If yes, give the name of such institution.
What has been the total length of time spent by him (or her) in any instituition?
Date of his (or her) discharge. (Year only.)
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15 14 Anett Richard Bertram   No 68 Eyes Closed Exposition Am...y 1        
                         



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