Archive:1870 Census Extracts, Iowa, Polk County
The following lists all individuals with the surname Whitney and variants in the census for the time and location stated.
Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.
|1870 Census Headings|
1. Dwelling-houses, numbered in the order of visitation. 2. Families, numbered in the order of visitation. 3. The name of every person whose place of abode on the first day of June, 1870, was in this family. 4. Age at last birth-day. If under 1 years, give months in fractions, thus, 3/12. 5. Sex.--Males (M.), Females (F.) 6. Color.--White (W.), Black (B.), Mulatto (M.), Chinese (C.), Indians (I.) 7. Profession, Occupation, or Trade of each person, male or female. 8. Value of Real Estate. 9. Value of Personal Estate. 10. Place of Birth, naming State or Territory of U. S.; or the Country, if of foreign birth. 11. Father of foreign birth. 12. Mother of foreign birth. 13. If born within the year, state month (Jan., Feb., &c.) 14. If married within the year, state month (Jan., Feb., &c.) 15. Attended school within the year. 16. Cannot read. 17. Cannot write. 18. Whether dear and dumb, blind, insane, or idiotic. 19. Male Citizens of U.S. of 21 years of age and upwards. 20. Male Citizens of U.S. of 21 years of age and upwards, whose right to vote is denied or abridged on other grounds than rebellion or other crime.
1870 U.S. Census, Iowa, Polk County, Des Moines Ward 2, page 45/178: Boarding House 296 301 [[Family:Whitney, Oliver Walcot (181 7-1864)|Whitney, Esther]] 46 F W Keeping House $1000 Ohio -----, Alice 21 F W " [and 26 apparently unrelated boarders]