Click to View Sample from US 1900 Census of Morehouse parish, LA
Detailed Birth Information – The 1900 census is lists birth month and year of each person. Census data from previous years, as well as the next two consecutive census dates, only listed the age of each person.
Detailed Marriage Information – The 1900 census also lists the number of years that a particular couple was married as of the census date. This is a unique detail that was not always collected in previous or following censuses.
Detailed Property Information – The 1900 census was also the first to list the status of a property as owned, rented or mortgaged. This level of detail provides a rich resource for those who are reaching family history.