Grayson County Residents
1846 - 1850
Grayson County Residents
1850 Grayson Co.
1860 Grayson Co.
1870 Grayson Co.
Where did people live?
1850 Census workers
Instructions (INSTRUCTIONS TO MARSHALS AND ASSISTANT MARSHALS - CENSUS OF 1850.
Confederate Indigent Families
1863 - 1865
(A different project than the one on the right)
All available census indexes contain :
1790 - 1850
Indexed by Head of Household only, however, if your person is living in a household with a different last name, he/she will also be indexed.
Indexed Head of Household at Heritage Quest, but ancestry.com is in the process of compiling an ALL name index.
Ancestry is available free at most public libraries and by subscription.
1870 and 1880 are an all name indexex.
1880 is also available free online at www.familysearch.org
1890 census was destroyed in 1921 by fire & water damage while in storage.
Only some fragments remain for the following states: Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota and Texas. Fragments means anything from 3 or 4 pages from the whole state, to a few counties, townships, etc.
1900 to 1930
Every person has information including month and year born, when immigrated, military info. etc.
**From 1790 to 1840 only the Head of Household was listed in the census with other family members designated in columns by age/sex.
**From 1850 to 1870, all people living in the household were listed, but not their relationships.
**Beginning in 1880, all people living in the household were listed along with their relationship to the HEAD of Household only----not their relationship to each other.
CENSUS ENUMERATION DATES:
1790 to 1820 -- 1st Monday in August
1830 to 1900 -- June 1st
1910 -- April 15th
1920 -- January 1st
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.
1930 -- April 1st