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Re: Catahoula census records for 1890
Posted by: Will Esters Date: September 12, 2000 at 17:44:01
In Reply to: Re: Catahoula census records for 1890 by Tammy Ray of 289

There is no 1890 federal census for most states. Very few records remained after a fire in the federal building in which they were stored. Some states and counties have reconstructed censuses, coming from tax and other such local lists. I checked the tax records at the courthouse in Harrisonburg when I was there and they don't go back very far. I believe there was a fire there also, shortly after 1900.


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