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Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: South Carolina
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Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: South Carolina. Originally published by the Government Printing Office, Washington: 1908; Reprint 2003, Softcover, New, 152 pp. The First Census of the United States (1790) comprised an enumeration of the inhabitants of the present states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia. Unfortunately, during the War of 1812, when the British burned the Capitol at Washington, the returns for several states were destroyed. However, the census records for South Carolina survived and were available for this 1908 publication. In March 1790, South Carolina had a population of 249,073, out of a total population of approximately 3,920,000. The information provided in this census includes the Name of Head of Family, the number of free white males of 16 years and upward in the household, the number of free white males and under living in the household, the number of free white females, all other free persons, and the number of slaves. Populations are also recorded for Towns and Counties. [J-SC001]