Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C. This database details those persons enumerated in the 1850 United States Federal Census, the Seventh Census of the United States.Where can I find old Population Census records in Pennsylvania?
All of the National Archives microfilm publications relating to Pennsylvania, including the federal population census 1790-1940 (except for 1890 which was destroyed by fire in 1921) are in the collection. Except for 1870 there is a name index for each of the Pennsylvania population census schedules.Where can I find a copy of the 1790 census?
A census of the population of the United States has been taken every ten years by the federal government since 1790. Copies of this census for Pennsylvania are available at the State Archives for the years 1790 to 1930.When was the first census in the United States?
1790 Census. The first federal census, taken in 1790, is available in published form as Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: Pennsylvania (Washington, 1908).