from 1880 Census Returns
George A. HIGGINS Self M Male W 28 VT
Farmer VT VT
Hellen HIGGINS Wife M Female W 19 WI
Keeping House NY NY
George HIGGINS Son S Male W 2 WI
Martha HIGGINS Dau S Female W 9M WI
Census Place Forest, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
Family History Library Film 1255426
NA Film Number T9-1426
Page Number 298D
CENSUS cenĚsus sen(t)-s&s
The manuscript census is the single fullest genealogical record.
Every ten years, the government commissioned census takers
who visited every house in their district.
There, they asked the head of the household a series of personal
questions: the age of everyone in the home, his or her race, wealth,
occupation, age, literacy, physical state, and birthplace.
The Content of each census questionnaire varied.
This information compiled by Michael James Higgins
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