US Federal 1850 Census

US Federal Census 1850 Overview

The 1850 census gives us information about a person’s family, their locations, age, and birth place, and many other things. The 1850 was the first census to ask for everyone’s name, age, and birthplace.

US Federal Census 1850 Charts

Click on the image below to go to the National Archives for a printable form for the 1850 census.

Below are some fun facts about what you might find in the 1850 census, which states had censuses taken, and the length of time the census taker had to take the census.

US Federal Census 1850 Fun Facts

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