1900 U.S. Federal Census of Iowa, Dubuque County, Column Keys
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1900 US census for Vernon Township, Dubuque County, Iowa
Box 1: number of dwelling houses in the order of visitation
Box 2: Number of family, in the order of visitation
Box 3: Name of each person whose place of abode on June 1, 1900, was in this family. Enter surname first, then the given name and middle initial, if any. Includes every person living on June 1, 1900. Omit children born after June 1, 1900.
Box 4: Relationship of each person to the head of the family
Box 5: Color or race
Box 6: Sex
Box 7a: Month
Box 7b: Year
Box 8: Age at last birthday
Box 9: Whether single, married, widowed, or divorced
Box 10: Number of years married
Box 11: Mother of how many children
Box 12: Number of these children living
Box 13: Nativity: Place of birth of this person
Box 14: Nativity: Place of birth of FATHER of this person
Box 15: Nativity: Place of birth of MOTHER of this person
Box 16: year of immigration to the United States
Box 17: Number of years in the United States
Box 18: Naturalization
Box 19: Occupation, Trade or Profession of each person ten years of age and over
Box 20: Months not employed
Box 21: Education: Attended school (in months)
Box 22: Education: Can read
Box 23: Education: Can write
Box 24: Education: Can speak English
Box 25: Ownership of Home: Owned or rented
Box 26: Ownership of home: owned free or mortgaged
Box 27: Ownership of home: Farm or home
Box 28: Ownership of home: Number of farm
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