1900 Clinton County Illinois Census
The official enumeration day of the 1900 census was 1 June 1900. All questions asked were supposed to refer to that date.
Enumerators of the 1900 census were instructed to record the names of every person in the household. Enumerators were asked to include the following categories in the census: name; address; relationship to the head of household; color or race; sex; month and year of birth; age at last birthday; marital status; number of years married; the total number of children born of the mother; the number of those children living; places of birth of each individual and the parents of each individual; if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States; the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one; occupation; whether the person could read, write, and speak English; whether the home was owned or rented; whether the home was on a farm; and whether the home was mortgaged. The categories allowed Congress to determine persons residing in the United States for collection of taxes and the appropriation of seats in the House of Representatives.
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|Enum. District||Clinton County Townships||Status||Transcriber||Proofreader|
|2||Brookside Township||Carol Spenader|
|6||East Fork Township|
|9||Looking Glass Township|
|11||St. Rose Township|
|12||Santa Fe Township|
|13||Wade Township||Online||Linda Holthaus||Carol Spenader|
|14||Sugar Creek Township||Linda Holthaus|
|15||Wheatfield Township||Online||Linda Holthaus||Dorothy Falk|
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