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Printed Indexes to Census Records in the North Carolina Collection: Abstracts of Special Schedules

Abstracts of Special Schedules

Agriculture schedules -- NoCar Ref F262 x (x = first letter of each county)

  • Bertie, Edgecombe, Franklin -- 1850
  • Edgecombe, Halifax, Wilson -- 1860
  • Nash, Wilson -- 1870
  • Nash -- 1880
  • Wilson -- 1900

Manufacturing schedules/Industry:

  • Bertie -- 1850
    NoCar Ref F262.B38 B72 1991

  • Edgecombe -- 1850
    NoCar Ref F262.E2 B735 1990
                      -- 1860
    NoCar Ref F262.E2 B74 1989

  • Franklin -- 1850
    NoCar Ref F262.F8 B733 1990

  • Halifax -- 1860
    NoCar Ref F262.H2 B736 1987

  • Wilson -- 1860
    NoCar Ref F262.W7 H68 1993

  • Nash -- 1870
    NoCar Ref F262.N2 H69 1997
            -- 1880
    NoCar Ref F262.N2 N24 1999

  • Wilson -- 1870
    NoCar Ref F262.W7 H7 1993
               -- 1900
    NoCar Ref F262.W7 H72 2000

Mortality schedules:

North Carolina mortality schedules in federal census records for individual counties:
All counties -- 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 NoCar Ref F253.A45 1994 (volumes 1-8)

Additional federal mortality schedules for the following counties and years:
NoCar Ref F262/x (x = first letter of each county)

  • Bertie, Columbus, Edgecombe,Franklin, Halifax, Johnston -- 1850
  • Edgecombe, Halifax, Wilson -- 1860
  • Nash, Wilson -- 1870
  • Nash -- 1880
  • Wilson -- 1900

Slave schedules:
NoCar Ref F262 x (x = first letter of each county)

  • Bertie, Columbus, Edgecombe, Franklin, Johnston -- 1850
  • Catawba, Edgecombe, Halifax, Lincoln, Wilson -- 1860
  • Nash, Northampton (slave marriages) -- 1870
  • Nash, Northampton (slave marriages) -- 1880

Social Statistics schedules:
NoCar Ref F262 x (x = first letter of each county)

  • Bertie, Edgecombe, Franklin -- 1850
  • Halifax, Wilson -- 1860
  • Nash, Wilson -- 1870
  • Wilson -- 1900
  • Greensboro (city trends) -- 1960-1980

Civil War:

  • Civil War Veterans Census -- 1890
    This census records primarily Union veterans, though many Confederate veterans are listed. The census list also includes some men who served in the War of 1812, the Mexican War, and after the Civil War.
    NoCar Ref F258.A532 1990

Microfilms:
The following North Carolina census schedules for most North Carolina counties are located in the North Carolina Collection's Microforms Room:

  • Population -- 1790 - 1930
  • Agriculture -- 1850 - 1880
  • Manufacturing -- 1820 (selected counties) -- 1850 - 1880
  • Mortality -- 1850 - 1880
  • Slave -- 1850 - 1860
  • Social Statistics -- 1850 - 1870