US Federal Census 1860 Census

US Federal Census 1860 Overview

The 1860 census gives us information about a person’s family, their locations, age, birth place, and many other things. The 1860 census gives the household personal and property value.

Melissa Finley with Boundless Genealogy gives a good presentation on the 1860 census.

Below are some fun facts about what you might find in the 1860 census, which states had censuses taken, and the length of time the census taker had to take the census.

US Federal Census 1860 Charts

Click on the image below to go to the National Archives for a printable form for the 1860 census.

US Federal Census 1860 Fun Facts

US Federal Census 1860 Challenges

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