Minnesota State Census, 1885 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index AND browsable images for the population schedule listing the inhabitants of the State of Minnesota in 1885.
This Minnesota State Census can be searched by:
- First Name
- Last Name
- Life Event (residence place, birth)
- Relationship (any member of the household)
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What can I learn from this Minnesota Census?
- Any Person’s name who usually lived in this home
- Person’s age
- Person’s gender
- Person’s color
- Person’s place of birth (U.S. state or territory) or foreign country
- Person’s length of residence
- Person’s occupation
- Whether this person’s father was foreign-born or not
- Whether this person’s mother was foreign-born or not
- Nativity of each person’s father
- If this person served in the military (soldier or sailor) during the Civil War