Sunday, March 23, 2008


George also reminds us (in a post for the 24/7 Family History Circle) that:

"In 1850, 1860, and 1870, the Social Statistics schedule was used to obtain detailed information about social conditions in a county or area. I spent part of last Saturday morning examining microfilm of the 1860 Social Statistics schedules for Virginia."

Categories covered include:

• Real Estate Value

• Seasons & Crops

• Annual Taxes

• Colleges, Academies, and Schools

• Libraries

• Newspapers and Periodical

• Religion

• Pauperism

• Crime

• Wages

Read the entire post here.

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