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UNITED STATES FEDERAL CENSUS

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Dallas Morning News
September 30, 1920


The population of Grayson County announced by the Bureau of Census today is 74,165 a gain of 8,169.  Population in 1910 was 65,996.
Denison holds its lead as the largest city in the county with 17,065 people, a gain of 3,433. 
The population of Sherman is 15,031, a gain of 2,619. 
Other towns’populations in Grayson County are:

  • Bells 585, a gain of 89 people
  • Collinsville 837, gain of 46
  • Gunter 575, no previous record
  • Howe 582, a gain of two people
  • Pottsboro 454, gain of 141
  • Tioga 777, a loss of 20
  • Tom Bean 367, a gain of 79
  • Van Alstyne, 1,288 a gain of 147 
  • Whitesboro 1,810, a gain of 591
  • Whitewright 1,666, a gain of 103





1850 TEXAS POPULATION DATA

GRAYSON COUNTY AGRICULTURAL CENSUS 1850

MORTALITY SCHEDULE 1850

GRAYSON COUNTY, TEXAS: 1860 CENSUS INDEX

MORTALITY SCHEDULE 1860

GRAYSON COUNTY, TEXAS: 1870 CENSUS, KENTUCKYTOWN

MORTALITY SCHEDULE 1870

SLAVE CENSUS 1850

SLAVE CENSUS 1860

GRAYSON COUNTY INDIGENT FAMILIES, 1864 - 1865

GRAYSON COUNTY UNION VETERANS' CENSUS, 1890

GRAYSON COUNTY CENSUS ENUMERATORS, 1890





1850 FEDERAL CENSUS GRAYSON COUNTY TEXAS ~ GRAYSON COUNTY

1860 FEDERAL CENSUS GRAYSON COUNTY TEXAS ~ SHERMAN

1870 FEDERAL CENSUS GRAYSON COUNTY TEXAS ~ KENTUCKYTOWN

AMERICAN INDIAN LISTED ON THE UNITED STATES FEDERAL CENSUS

CENSUS INSTRUCTIONS

CENSUS RECORDS ~ FAMILY SEARCH

CLUES IN CENSUS RECORDS, 1790 - 1840

CONFEDERATE INDIGENT FAMILIES LISTS (1863 - 1865)

DECIPHERING OLD HANDWRITING

DISEASE CHART

GRAYSON COUNTY RESIDENTS FROM 1846 TO 1850

GRAYSON COUNTY, TEXAS: 1850 CENSUS INDEX

HOW MUCH HAVE FEDERAL CENSUS TAKERS MADE THROUGH THE YEARS?

INDIGENT FAMILIES IN GRAYSON COUNTY, TEXAS

INFLATION CALCULATOR

LIST OF OCCUPATIONS

THE CENSUS DAY

U.S. CENSUS ~ ENUMERATOR INSTRUCTIONS

U.S. CENSUS QUESTIONS

U.S. MARSHALS AND THE FIRST CENSUS

USGenWeb CENSUS PROJECT





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