1870 U.S. Federal Population Census Index

The 1870 U.S. Federal Population Census is a good place to start a search for anyone who lived in the United States during this time frame. With a massive collection of 40,383,357 individual files, this archive offers information on individuals who lived in the U.S. in 1870 from coast to coast. All of the census records in this collection were retrieved from the National Archives, courtesy of FamilySearch.org. Find out more about the 1870 U.S. Federal Population Census by visiting the National Archives, courtesy of FamilySearch.org website.

Information Available in the 1870 U.S. Federal Population Census

There is a wealth of information contained within the 1870 U.S. Federal Population Census index for interested archivists and genealogy hunters. When available, records include a full name, age and gender of the individual, as well as the place of residence at the time the census was taken. Records also include a birth year and location for the person and other people living in the household at the time.

About the National Archives, courtesy of FamilySearch.org

The records of the 1870 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, offers a wide range of public records and archives, with careful cataloging of each document to make searches and retrieval as fast and accurate as possible.

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