|Christian County MO Transcribed Records|
As with all censuses and most official records, users are urged to remember that handwriting, misunderstandings and oral communication may make transcribed records different than expected by researchers or intended by informants. Every effort was made to record exactly as in the original, even when there are obvious errors in the orginal. Researchers are reminded to spell creatively when a family presumed to be in Christian County is not located under the current surname spelling. On some surnames, I added a see note in the index from current spelling to spelling in the record. When a household number is repeated, the second listing of that number is noted with as asterick. Usually, the second listing is near the first. Several household numbers out of order in the original are listed at the end of the index. If questions persist, researchers should consult microfilm of the original census. Although care and effort were taken to be accurate, errors are sure to have occurred.
Fields are: Given name: Surname; Race/Gender/Relationship to head of household; Age; Marital status/Age at first marriage; Birthplaces of individual/father/mother; and Occupation (usually listed for only for men and heads of households). For some people, additional information such as their native tongue or year of immigration was given on the form but not transcribed. Often, these had more specific information about birthplaces than just the Ger (Germany) or Swit (Switzerland) I transcribed.
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