Kansas State Census, 1905 - FamilySearch Historical Records
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- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 Collection Content
- 3 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 4 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing this Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
The collection consists of an index and images of the Kansas state census taken on 1 March 1905. The census enumerates all household members. The 1905 Kansas State Census information spans four pages.
State censuses in Kansas were taken in the years between many of the federal censuses. This is extremely useful to genealogical research, it makes it possible to track people who lived in Kansas more frequently. For families that moved every few years, this is most helpful to track missing children or missing deaths in the family.
To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Kansas State Census, 1905.|
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
State census records may include:
- The names of all household members
- Home information
- Place of birth
- Where he or she came to Kansas from (if not from Kansas)
- Military Service
How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- The name of your ancestor
- The place where your ancestor lived
- The names of family members and their relationships
Search the Index[edit | edit source]You will be able to search this collection when it is published.
View the Images[edit | edit source]
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
- Select the County
- Select the Localityto view the images.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Search for vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death
- Use the naturalization information to find their naturalization papers in the county court records. It can also help you locate immigration records such as a passenger list which would usually be kept records at the port of entry into the United States
- If they are subject to military service they may have military files in the State or National Archives
- Search for the family in federal census records
I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relatives
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality
- Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials
Citing this Collection[edit | edit source]
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
- Collection Citation
"Kansas State Census, 1905." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Kansas Historical Society, Topeka.
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When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]
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