World Archives Project: Marion County, Oregon, Census, 1895
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This collection contains an index to the 1895 Marion County, Oregon Census.
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Choose the "Census Page" form type when the image contains census information.
Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
Key the first name or initial and any middle names as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods.
Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
Key the birth place from the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. If a location is not found in the dictionary then key the location as seen. The birth place will appear after the abbreviations "b." If no birth place is given, but the person is listed as a Native, key the birth place as "USA".
Key the residence township as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. The residence township will appear at the beginning of a new section. Only key the name of the township/town/city. Do not key the name of the county or state, or specific denotations such as (Chinese) or State Penitentiary. If unknown appears, leave this field blank.
Key the occupation as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
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Key the gender in its full form using the dictionary provided to assist you. The gender will appear as an "m" or "f" at the end of the entry right before the age.
Key the age at the time the record was recorded. The age will appear at the end of of the entry. For ages that appear as "21 " key as "Over 21". Other non-specific ages (such as under 10) should be keyed as seen.Valid ages include numeric digits between "0" and "120" and fractions between "1/12" and "11/12". If an age includes years, months, and/or days key only the years. For example, if an age appears as 10 years, 7 months, key age as "10" If an age appears in months, such as 10 months, key age as a fraction: "10/12" If an Age includes years plus a fraction, such as 3 3/12, key only the year: "3." If the age is less than one month, key "0."
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