Federal Censuses of Michigan: Facts Contained in Population Schedules

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1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880
Name of head of family Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Name No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Age Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Name of street and number of house No No No No No No No
Relationship to head of family No No No No No No No
Month of birth, if born within the year No No No No No Yes No
Sex, color Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
birthplace No No No Yes Yes Yes No
Occupation Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Naturalization Yes Yes No No No No No
Number of years in this state No No No No No No No
Number of years in the U.S. No No No No No No No
Value of Personal Estate No No No No Yes Yes No
Value of Real Estate No No No Yes Yes Yes No
Whether home and farm are free of mortgage No No No No No No No
Marital Status No No No No No No No
Whether married within the year No No No Yes Yes Yes No
Month of marriage, if married within the year No No No No No Yes No
Whether temporarily or permanently disabled No No No No No No No
Whether suffering from acute of chronic disease No No No No No No No
Whether crippled, maimed, or deformed No No No No No No No
Time unemployed during the census year No No No No No No No
Whether deaf, dumb, blind or insane No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Whether a pauper No No No Yes Yes No No
Whether a prisoner or homeless child No No No No No No No
Whether a convict No No No Yes Yes No No
Whether able to speak English No No No No No No No
Whether able to read and write No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Whether attended school within the year No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Birthplace of father and mother No No No No No No No
Whether father or mother of foreign birth No No No No No Yes No
Number of living children if a mother No No No No No No No
Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military service No No Yes No No No No
Whether soldier, sailor, or marine during the Civil War or widow of such person No No No No No No No
Number of years in present marriage No No No No No No No
Number of children born during the year No No No No No No No
Mother tongue No No No No No No No
Slave or free Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Male citizens over 21 No No No No No Yes No
Male citizens over 21 unable to vote No No No No No Yes No