Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, Maryland

There is not much to say about Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, Maryland. The book is exactly what the title says it is, an abstract from the 1790 U.S. Census for the heads of house in the state of Maryland. However, if you have early American ancestors, this book may just contain a name you are looking for.

The book offers a brief background to the census and includes a copy of An Act Providing For the Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the United States, as approved by Congress on 1 March 1790. The abstract offered in this book includes the following columns of information:

Name of Head of Family.

Free white males of 16 years and upward, including heads of families.

Free white males under 16 years.

Free white females including heads of families.

All other free persons.

Slaves.

Originally printed in 1908 by the U.S. Government Printed Office, the book was reprinted in 2000 by Heritage Quest. Names are organized by county, with the counties appearing alphabetically. An index at the end provides a listing of all names in alphabetical order. In all, there are over 34,500 names listed in this book.

You can obtain a copy of Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, Maryland from Family Roots Publishing; Item #: A0303, Price: $19.95.

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