1840 U.S. Federal Population Census Index

The 1840 U.S. Federal Population Census holds the records of 2,566,554 individuals who lived in the United States at the time the census was taken. This massive archive offers basic information on individuals from nearly all states across the country. The records within this index were compiled by the National Archives, courtesy of FamilySearch.org. If you are interested in learning more about what is held within the 1840 U.S. Federal Population Census, you can find additional information about the archive at the National Archives, courtesy of FamilySearch.org website.

Information Available in the 1840 U.S. Federal Population Census

The 1840 U.S. Federal Population Census index provides basic information about individuals who lived in the United States during 1840. When available, records include a full name for the person, as well as the city and state of residence at the time of the census. This archive can be a good place to start if you are interested in finding out more about a relative or other person of interest who lived in this country during that time.

About the National Archives, courtesy of FamilySearch.org

The records of the 1840 U.S. Federal Population Census are held by the National Archives, courtesy of FamilySearch.org. To obtain original copies of the records of this collection, contact the National Archives, courtesy of FamilySearch.org, at:

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The National Archives, courtesy of FamilySearch.org, provide a wide range of public records for individuals interested in any type of archival search. Records are catalogued by file and microfilm location and include a number assigned by the Genealogical Society.

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