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1900 Census
Census Date June 1, 1900

1900 Census Finding Aids

1900 Census Questions:
Relation to head of household
Month and year of birth, and age at last birthday
Marital status
Number of years married
For married women, number of children born and number of those children living
Father's birthplace
Mother's birthplace
For an alien or naturalized citizen: year of immigration to the US; number of years in the US, whether still an alien, having applied for citizenship, or naturalized (A or AL - Alien; NA - Naturalized; NR - Not Reported; PA - First Papers Filed)
Occupation of 10 and older, or number of months not employed
Information about school attendance, literacy and ability to speak English
Whether residence was a farm
Whether occupant was a homeowner


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