Source:United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule

Source 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule
Place United States
Year range 1840 - 1841
Subject Census records
Publication information
Type Government / Church records
United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule.
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1840 Enumeration

Census day of 1 June 1840, the field count due within nine months (5 Stat.331, 3 March 1839), but extended to allow completion within eighteen months from the census day (5 Stat. 452, 1 September 1841). 1


  1. William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses 1790-1920(Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2000), xvii.
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