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1870 Census Records Research Guide

Fast Facts Form Image Questions Online Search How to Read Resources This was the first census to count all individuals as “whole persons,” the 14th Amendment having abolished the three-fifths counting rule in 1868. Similar to the 1850 and 1860 questionnaires, the 1870 census again included age (as of June 1) and birthplace. David Fryxell, “US Census Information Year-by-Year for Genealogists“…


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