The first census for the Commonwealth was in 1785, while the first Federal census was taken in 1790.

 

 

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Misc. 1600's 1820 1880
1624 1830 1890
1740 1840 1900
1779 1850 1910
1790 1860 1920
1800 1870 1930
1810   1940

 

 

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Poll taxes on the tithable population in each county Parish were enacted to meet the expense of county government.

Until the latter part of the 17th century, members of the governor's council were exempt from taxation.

 

The 1890 census was destroyed in a fire in Washington D.C. in 1921.

 

 

 

 

 

Mortality Schedules 1850 ~ 1880

Federal Censuses from 1850 - 1880 included schedules enumerating individuals who died the previous year.

1850 1860 1870 1880 Misc.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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