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1925 Iowa State Census

Crawford County, Iowa


Key to column contents on the census page.

Arion
Boyer Township
Charter Oak
Charter Oak Township
Deloit
Denison Town
Denison Township
Dow City
East Boyer Township
Goodrich Township
Hanover Township
Hayes Township
Iowa Township
Jackson Township
Milford Township
Morgan Township
Nishnabotny Township
Otter Creek Township
Paradise Township
Ricketts
Schleswig
Soldier Township
Stockholm Township
Union Township
Vail
Washington Township
Westside Town
Westside Township
Willow Township

These census transcriptions are the transcriber's and proofreader's interpretation and subject to human error. Always refer to the original document (or a copy of the original) for your own interpretation.

Transcriber's Notes:
The following text was taken from the column header information found on the census schedule form. This text describes the type of information the enumerator should record. This LEGEND will help you understand the transcribed information. ========================================

2. NAME:
of each Person whose Place of Abode on Jan 1, 1925 was in this Family. Enter Surnames First, Then Given Name and middle Initial, If any. Include Every Person Living on Jan 1, 1925. Omit Children born since Jan 1, 1925.

3. RELATION: Relationship of this Person to the Head of the Family

4. PERSONAL DESCRIPTION:
A. Sex
B. Color of Race
C. Age at Last Birthday
D. Single, Married, Widowed or Divorced

5. TENURE:
A. Home owned or Rented

6. CITIZENSHIP:
A. If Foreign Born are You Naturalized
B. No. Years In U.S.
C. No. Years In Iowa

8. NATIVITY:
Place of Birth of each Person enumerated and Name, Place of Birth, Age and Place of Marriage of Parents. (If Place is in U. S. give State or Territory, if outside of U. S. give Country)

Person enumerated
A. Place of Birth

FATHER
B. Name of Father
C. Place of Birth
D. Age last Birthday

MOTHER
E. Full Maiden Name of Mother
F. Place of Birth
G. Age last Birthday

Parents of Person enumerated
H. Place of Marriage

9. MILITARY SERVICE
The census sheet included 3 columns each for CIVIL WAR, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, and WORLD WAR. The recording was combined into one column in our data table to indicate:
A. Which War They Served In
B. Branch of Service in Which They Served
C. What State Enlisted or Drafted From

11. CHURCH AFFILIATION
What Church are You Affiliated With

NOTE: the following items were NOT TRANSCRIBED from the recorded census pages.

1. Place of Abode: Street, Avenue, Boulevard or Road; House Number. These were often unreadable or numbering of houses made no sense.

5. TENURE:
B. If Owned, Free or Mortgaged
C. Value of this Home
D. Amount of Mortgage Debt Against this Home Jan 1, 1925
E. If rented, Amount of rent paid Monthly
F. If Owned Amount of all Insurance Carried on this House

7. EDUCATION and LITERACY:
1. High School Attended (Check Proper Space A,B,C,or D):
A. Rural
B. Grade
C. High School
D. College or University
2. HIGHEST GRADE REACHED:
A. RURAL - State Highest Reader Completed as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
B. GRADE in GRAMMAR - State Highest Grade completed (Grades 1 to 8 Incl.)
C. HIGH SCHOOL - State Highest Grade Completed (Grades 9 to 12 Incl.)
D. COLLEGE or UNIVERSITY - State No. Years Attended
3. How Many Months of School attended in Year 1924
4. Whether able to Read
5. Whether able to Write

10. OCCUPATION
A. Are you engaged in Agricultural Pursuits
B. Are you engaged in Professional Services
C. Are you engaged in domestic and Personal Services
D. Are you engaged in Trade and Transportation
E. Are you engaged in Manufacturing and Mechanical work
F. Are you a Laborer unclassified
G. No. months in 1924 unemployed because of illness from communicable diseases only
H. Amt. of salary or income loss because of illness from communicable diseases
I. No. months in 1924 unemployed on account of labor conditions

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