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1920 Peoria County Census
 



Use the Column Key below for column explanation and transcription notes.
These pages are only here to aid you in your research. Please check the original census rolls. 

Transcribed by Candi Horton, 2007, for the Peoria County, IL Genealogy Trails site.

 

 


House Boats

Isolation Hospital  and House of Correction

Immaculate Conception Convent Home

Guardian Angel Industrial Training School





 

Column Key
There are 29 columns on the 1920 Census. 
 

Place of Abode

Name

Relation

Tenure

Personal Description

Citizenship

Education

Nativity and Mother Tongue

Language

Occupation

Farm

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29


 

Column Description & Abbreviations used on the original

Abbreviations
(if different than on original)
Columns not listed on transcription

Transcribers Marks

1. Street, Ave., Etc.  

unk- Unknown

2. House no.of Family  

? Can't read

3. No.of House in order of visitation  

letter or number inside 
[here] means looks like

4. No. of Family in order of visitation  
5. Name of each person whose place of abode on January 1, 1920 was in this family. Omit children born since January 1,1920.  
6. Relationship of each person to the head of this family- wife, son, boarder, etc.    
7. Home owned or rented

Listed on Some

 
8. If owned, free or mortgaged

Listed on Some

 
9. Sex    
10. Color or Race (Black- B ) (White- W ) ( Mulatto- M )    
11. Age at last Birthday    
12. Single (S), Married (M), Widowed (Wd) or Divorced (D)    
13. Year of immigration to the U.S.

 

 
14. Naturalized (na) or Alien (al)

 

 
15. If naturalized, give the year

 

 
16. Attended school any time since September 1, 1919

Not Listed

 
17. Able to read

Not Listed

 
18. Able to write

Not Listed

 
19. Place of Birth of this Person POB  
20. Mother Tongue of this Person    
21. Place of Birth of Father of this Person FPOB  
22. Mother Tongue of Father of this Person    
23. Place of Birth of Mother of this Person MPOB  
24. Mother Tongue of Mother of this Person    
25. Able to Speak English, if not give language spoken

Not Listed

 
26. Trade profession or kind of work done,as spinner, salesman, laborer, etc.    
27. General nature of industry, business or establishment in which this person works.    
28. Whether an employer, employee (W) or working on own account    
29. Number of Farm schedule

Not Listed

 
 

 

 

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