Indexes to United States Census Records in the North Carolina Collection 1790 - 1930

NATIONAL CENSUS INDEXES
1880 -- 1880 United States Census and National Indexes [CD-ROM] NoCar Desk HA/201/1880/ES/2001

STATEWIDE CENSUS INDEXES
These indexes list name, county, and page number on the original census record. Occasionally the township is listed.

1790 --  Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States...1790, North Carolina  NoCar Ref F/258/U9
1800 - 1810 -- Index to the [1800/1810] Census of North Carolina  NoCar Ref F/253/B46
1820 - 1870 -- North Carolina [year] Census Index  NoCar Ref F/253/J3x/[year]

COUNTY LEVEL CENSUS RECORDS ABSTRACTS:
Although most of these publications reflect only population schedules, some include slave, mortality, agriculture, manufacturing, or social statistics schedules.
    NoCar Ref F/262/x [x = first letter of each county]

  • Bertie -- 1790, 1850
  • Bladen -- 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860
  • Brunswick -- 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850
  • Camden -- 1830, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900
  • Carteret -- 1850, 1860, 1870
  • Cleveland -- 1850
  • Columbus -- 1850
  • Craven --  1850, 1860, 1870
  • Duplin -- 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860
  • Edgecombe -- 1800, 1810, 1830, 1850, 1860
  • Franklin -- 1800, 1821, 1830, 1850
  • Gates -- 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900
  • Greene -- 1800, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1900
  • Halifax -- 1810, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860
  • Hertford -- 1870, 1880
  • Hyde -- 1850, 1900, 1910
  • Johnston -- 1850
  • Lenoir -- 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880
  • New Hanover -- 1800, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880
  • Nash -- 1860, 1870, 1880
  • Onlsow -- 1860
  • Pasquotank -- 1850, 1860, 1870, 1900, 1910
  • Perquimans -- 1850, 1860, 1870
  • Rutherford -- 1790, 1850
  • Sampson -- 1850, 1860, 1870
  • Tyrrell -- 1810, 1830, 1840, 1850
  • Wake -- 1830, 1840
  • Washington -- 1800, 1810, 1820, 1860
  • Wayne -- 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1850, 1860, 1870
  • Wilson -- 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900

 

CENSUS RECORDS - ABSTRACTS OF SPECIAL SCHEDULES:
The North Carolina Collection has additional abstracts for the following special schedules:

Mortality schedules:
North Carolina mortality schedules in federal census records for individual counties:
    All counties -- 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880  NoCar Ref F/253/A45/1994 (volumes 1-13)

Additional federal mortality schedules for the following counties and years:
   NoCar Ref F/262/x  (x = first letter of each county)

  • Columbus, Edgecombe, Halifax, Johnston -- 1850
  • Edgecombe, Halifax -- 1860

Slave schedules:
   NoCar Ref F/262/x (x = first letter of county)

  • Bertie, Columbus, Edgecombe, Johnston -- 1850
  • Edgecombe, Halifax -- 1860
  • Nash -- 1870; 1880

Agricultural schedules:

Manufacturing schedules:

  • Bertie -- 1850  NoCar Ref F/262/B38/B72/1991
  • Edgecombe -- 1850  NoCar Ref F/262/E2/B735/1990; 1860  NoCar Ref F/262/E2/B74/1989
  • Franklin -- 1850  NoCar Ref F/262/B733/1990
  • Halifax -- 1860  NoCar Ref F/262/H2/B736/1987
  • Nash -- 1870  NoCar Ref F/262/N2/H69/1997; 1880  NoCar Ref F/262/N2/N24/1999

Civil War:

  • Civil War Veterans Census -- 1890

This census records primarily Union veterans, though many Confederate veterans are listed. The census list also includes some men who served in the War of 1812, the Mexican War, and after the Civil War.  NoCar Ref F/258/A532/1990

  • Confederate Tax Census, Bertie County  NoCar Ref F/262/B38/R6x

Microfilms:
The following North Carolina census schedules for most North Carolina counties are located in the North Carolina Collection's Microforms Room:

  • Population -- 1790 - 1930
  • Agriculture -- 1850 - 1880
  • Manufacturing -- 1820 (selected counties) -- 1850 - 1880
  • Mortality -- 1850 - 1880
  • Slave  -- 1850 - 1860

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