To find information on individuals who lived in the United States in 1880, the 1880 U.S. Federal Population Census offers necessary data to jumpstart a search. This index holds 50,471,636 individual records in its file, documenting those who lived in the U.S. during 1880. All of the census records in this archive were retrieved from the National Archives, courtesy of FamilySearch.org. Individuals can find out more about the 1880 U.S. Federal Population Census by visiting the National Archives, courtesy of FamilySearch.org website.
The 1880 U.S. Federal Population Census index is one of the most comprehensive census records to this point in American History. When available, the information includes a full name, age, gender and ethnicity on every individual. Records also include the person's residence, other persons living in the household at the time of census, and the relationship of the individual to the head of the household. You can also find a person's birth year and location, occupation, marital status and parents' names.
The records of the 1880 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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To make it easier to retrieve documents from this massive file, the National Archives, courtesy of FamilySearch.org, catalogues each file by film, line and page number. Documents are available online or at a National Archives office.
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