1920 U.S. Federal Population Census Index, 1920
The 1920 U.S. Federal Population Census Index features 107,444,752 records, which are housed by the National Archives. FamilySearch.org compiled this index from the National Archives, and individuals who want more information about the 1920 U.S. Federal Population Census Index can go online to the National Archives website, or to the FamilySearch website.
Information Available in the 1920 U.S. Federal Population Census Index
Each census record in the 1920 U.S. Federal Population Census Index features the full name of the individual, age at the time of the census, gender, ethnicity, race, place of birth, estimated birth year based on current age, residence, and marital status.
Also featured is the individual's relationship to the head of the household, along with the first and last name of the head of household (if different than the individual listed), full names and ages of other household members, and the places of birth for the individual's parents.
About the National Archives and FamilySearch
Individuals who want to learn how to obtain physical copies of records from the 1920 U.S. Federal Population Census Index can contact the National Archives or the Family History Library, which operates FamilySearch.org, by using the following contact information.National Archives
Office of Vital Statistics
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, Maryland 20740-6001
35 North West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150
The National Archives is the prestigious home to millions of historical national treasures, like the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. The National Archives holds a wide variety of records, including military, passenger and immigration records, maps, land records and census records. Most of the historic records preserved by the National Archives are available to the public, including the 1920 U.S. Federal Population Census Index. Individual census records are important to individuals researching family history because they often reveal links to other countries and other family members that might not be mentioned anywhere but that one census record.
The National Archives welcomes visitors and has branches scattered around the U.S. to make visiting their collections easier, although the most complete records collections are found at the main branch listed above. The National Archives are makes many of their records collections available online through searchable databases, making it easier to find the exact record desired. Copies of records can be requested online, over the phone, by mail or in person.
FamilySearch.org is a massive online genealogy resource operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who also runs the largest private genealogy library in the world, the Family History Library in Utah. FamilySearch.org also welcomes visitors to search online for important family history records or in person at their library. Copies of records can be obtained online or in person. FamilySearch.org offers individuals the chance to search records that originate outside the U.S. so individuals don't have to stop their search once family members start appearing in other countries.
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