Michigan Territorial & State Censuses: Facts Contained in Population Schedules

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1827 1834 1845 1884 1894
Name of head of family Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Name No No No Yes Yes
Age No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Name of street and number of house No No No Yes Yes
Relationship to head of family No No No Yes Yes
Month of birth, if born within the year No No No No Yes
Sex, color Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Birthplace No No No Yes Yes
Occupation No No No Yes Yes
Whether Naturalized or whether naturalization papers had been taken out No Yes No No No
Number of years in this state No No No Yes Yes
Number of years in the U.S. No No No No Yes
Value of Personal Estate No No No No No
Value of Real Estate No No No No No
Whether home and farm are free of mortgage No No No No No
Marital Status No No No Yes Yes
Whether married within the year No No No Yes Yes
Month of marriage, if married within the year No No No Yes No
Whether temporarily or permanently disabled No No No Yes Yes
Whether suffering from acute of chronic disease No No No No No
Whether crippled, maimed, or deformed No No No No No
Time unemployed during the census year No No No Yes Yes
Whether deaf, dumb, blind or insane No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Whether a pauper No No No No Yes
Whether a prisoner or homeless child No No No No Yes
Whether a convict No No No No Yes
Whether able to speak English No No No No Yes
Whether able to read and write No No No Yes Yes
Whether attended school within the year No No No No Yes
Birthplace of father and mother No No No Yes Yes
Whether father or mother of foreign birth No No No Yes Yes
Number of living children if a mother No No No Yes Yes
Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military service No No No No No
Whether soldier, sailor, or marine during the Civil War or widow of such person No No No No Yes
Number of years in present marriage No No No No No
Number of children born during the year No No No Yes Yes
Mother tongue No No No No No
Slave or free No Yes No No No
Male citizens over 21 No No No No No
Male citizens over 21 unable to vote No No No No No
White males over 21 Yes No Yes No No
White males under 21 Yes No No No No