1880 Federal Census for Pike County, Indiana


This enhanced census transcription recreates and clearly displays every detail included on the original 1880 census for Pike County, Indiana…page by page. Details include: name, gender, age, birthplace, and relationship of each person to the head of household. In addition, items such as occupation, school attendance, literacy, infirmities, real estate values, personal property values, and birthplace of parents are also described. Mr. Lance has consulted various area marriage records, cemetery listings, other census enumerations, and published family and area histories to clarify and enhance the information recorded on the original 1880 census pages. For example: missing middle names or initials, maiden names of wives or widows, names of deceased spouses, and an all-name alphabetical index have been added to the original pages to make this work as informative and easy-to-use as possible. You will easily see the names and social standing of the families living next to and around your loved ones. In many cases, the folks living close by were also relatives—either by blood or through marriage. This 1880 census book will be a valuable tool with helping you find and more clearly understand how your Pike County, Indiana ancestors lived.


Michael Lester Lance


2002, 8½x11, paper, 521 pp.

ISBN: 9780788422669