Family History - Census Records Cheat Sheet

Finding a great grandparent of other family members on a census record can be so cool.  So much information on the original image can give you an inside glimpse into that person's life.  Often times you wonder what all of the columns mean across from your family member's name.  Here is a cheat sheet for the census records to tell you what each row means.  It's a fast reference and beats trying to scroll to the top of the image every time you wonder what you are looking at. 1790 to 1930 in two pages - pretty slick!! Feel free to download these references provided by Familysearch.org

1790-1860 Census Headings - Click Image to download PDF

1790-1860 Census Headings - Click Image to download PDF

1870 to 1930 Headings on Census forms -click image to download PDF

1870 to 1930 Headings on Census forms -click image to download PDF