St. Regis Mohawk Section of the Population Census of Indian Reservations, 1845

Title page of the 1845 census section for the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation. This document forms part of the enumeration of the population of New York State Indian Reservations (except Long Island).

Original title page to the St. Regis section of the census volume.

Page one of a printed version of an act passed May 7, 1845 establishing the New York State census of 1845. Entitled AN ACT Relative to the Census or Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the State. The Act gives instructions on how the census is to be carried out.

Second page relating to an Act passed May 7, 1845 establishing the 1845 New York census and providing instructions for how it is to be carried out. Printed.

Schedule data, page one of six-page schedule. Schedule begins with a listing of heads of households and provides information on the family structure e.g. the number of males and females in the family, number of married females under 45 and the number of unmarried females in the family between the ages of 16 and 45. Manuscript [handwritten] data on printed form.

Schedule data, page two of six-page schedule [columns 13-24]. Data categories include statistics on family structure e.g. number of unmarried females under 16, number of marriages, births, and deaths, number of family members born in New York and elsewhere. Manuscript (handwritten) data on printed form.

Schedule data, page three of six-page schedule, [columns 25-36]. Data categories include statistics on family structure [e.g. number of children between 5-16, children attending various levels of school] and economic activities for individual and family units [e.g. home textile manufacturing, land under cultivation for barley, peas and beans]. Manuscript (handwritten) on printed form.

Schedule data, page four of six-page schedule [columns 37-48]. Data categories cover cultivation and agricultural production e.g. potatoes, wheat, oats planted and harvested; number of cattle horses and hogs and butter/cheese produced. Manuscript (handwritten) on printed form.

Schedule data, repeat of page one of four-page schedule - additional families not listed in the first schedule [columns 1-12]. Schedule begins with a listing of heads of households and includes information on family structure e.g. number of males and females in each household and number of females between the ages of 16 and 45. Manuscript on printed form.

Repeat of schedule, page two of four-page schedule [columns 13-24]. Data categories include statistics on family structure e.g. number of unmarried females under 16, number of marriages, births, and deaths, number of family members born in New York and elsewhere. Manuscript (handwritten) on printed form.

Repeat of schedule, page three of four-page schedule, [columns 25-36]. Data categories include statistics on family e.g. number of children between 5-16, children attending various levels of school and economic activities for each household e.g. home textile manufacturing, land under cultivation for barley, peas and beans. Manuscript (handwritten) on printed form.

Repeat of schedule, page four of four-page schedule [columns 37-48]. Data categories cover cultivation and agricultural production e.g. potatoes, wheat, oats planted and harvested; number of cattle horses and hogs and butter/cheese produced. This page ends the schedule. Unlike other reservation sections, there is no attempt to gather non-standard data and no recapitulation provided. A written affirmation that the preceding data is recorded on the bottom of the page. Manuscript (handwritten) on printed form.

Bank page - no entries recorded.

Blank page - no entries recorded.

Blank page - no entries recorded.
Identifier
NYSA_A1832-78_StRegis
Date
1845
Contributor
[---]issen, James B.
Language
English
Source
Accession No. A1832-78, Secretary of State, Population Census of Indian Reservations, 1845, Section 9, p.1, microfilm.
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