Jefferson County
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1870 Census 
Column 1 -  Dwelling houses numbered in the order of visitation
Column 2 -  Families numbered in the order of visitation
Column 3 -  The name of every person whose place of  abode on the first day of June, 1870, 
            was in this family.
Column 4  - Age at last birthday if under one year give months in fractions.
Column 5  - Sex Male (M) Female (F)
Column 6  - Color White (W) Black (B) Mullato (M) Chinese (C) Indian (I)
Column 7  - Profession, Occupation or Trade of each person male or female
Column 8  - Value of Real Estate
Column 9  - Value of personal estate 
Column 10 - Place of birth, naming state or territory of U.S. or the Country of foreign birth.
Column 11 - Father of foreign birth
Column 12 - Mother of foreign birth
Column 13 - If born within the year state month (Jan., Feb., etc.)
Column 14 - If married within the year state month (Jan., Feb., etc.)
Column 15 - Attended school within the year 
Column 16 - Cannot read
Column 17 - Cannot write
Column 18 - Wether deaf and dumb, blind, insane or idiotic
Column 19 - Male citizens of the U.S. of 21 years of age and upwards
Column 20 - Male citizens of U.S.  of 21 years of age and upwards, whose right to vote 
            is denied or abridged on other grounds than rebellion or other crime.

*NOTE* Columns 11 through 20 are listed only if a mark appeared in that column on the census.
The number listed is the column number that was marked. All columns are listed above
as to what information they contain.
 
1870
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