US, California - 1852 State Census


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Skill Level: Intermediate

  • This project is recommended for volunteers who are familiar with the indexing process and comfortable using various system features. The documents are old and some of the handwriting is difficult to read.

Characteristics of This Project

  • This project includes one form: Schedule 1 – Inhabitants. 
  • Each batch contains one image.

 Description of the Records

  • The US, California - 1852 State Census is handwritten on typed forms.
  • Schedule 1 – Inhabitants forms usually contain 45 records on each image. 

Additional Information

Access Restriction

  • The completed index will be freely accessible online to the general public when the collection is published. The digital images will be accessible to active FamilySearch account holders once an authentication system is put in place on Record Search. Until authentication is available, the images will not be accessible.

How to Help with This Project

  • If you have not already done so, you must register as an indexing volunteer. To register, download, and install the indexing program, click  here for the indexing home page. Click on Get Started and follow the instructions on the page.
  • After you register, click the Begin Indexing link on the indexing home page and sign in to the indexing program with your user name and password, Then, click the Download Batch... button, and select this project name from the list. You may need to select Show all projects at the top of the Download Batch window to see the project name on the list.