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1920 Us Federal Census

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Re: 1920 Us Federal Census

Posted: 4 Jan 2013 8:56AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi cgethers2003, I decided to go page by page of Ward 3, which was in 2 sections as you well know. In District 133 I didn't find any numbering discrepancies in the "dwelling visited" other than an occasional skipping of 1 number, which might have meant it was vacant (?). In District 134, if I were to base the quality of that census-taker's job performance on his ability to number households, then yes, you might have a problem. For instance, on Ancestry, page 4 of 20 the numbering suddenly jumps from 47 to 78 and then continues in the 70s-80s, etc. On page 14 of 20 the number 179 is followed by 170 and then continues in that vein. And last but not least, on page 19 of 20, the number 221 is followed by 122 and the rest of his district follows 122, 123, etc. Sorry that wasn't much help but it might give you a little more insight?
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cgethers2003 30 Dec 2012 9:25AM GMT 
MaryEleanorDu... 30 Dec 2012 11:05PM GMT 
cgethers2003 4 Jan 2013 6:35AM GMT 
cgethers2003 4 Jan 2013 6:35AM GMT 
WSmith9376 31 Dec 2012 2:09PM GMT 
cgethers2003 4 Jan 2013 6:40AM GMT 
WSmith9376 4 Jan 2013 3:56PM GMT 
MaryEleanorDu... 5 Jan 2013 4:22AM GMT 
JAgan3405 9 Jan 2013 7:23PM GMT 
cgethers2003 9 Jan 2013 11:43PM GMT 
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