Jackson, Michigan 1900

When looking for your ancestors in old census records aren’t you sometimes frustrated because nothing comes up when you do a search?

Why can’t I find ”old Uncle Harry” in the 1900 census, he was born in 1895 so he should be there?
Well, maybe this is one of the reasons; Small Pox Quarantine”.

Full Page of census 1900

Full Page of census 1900


 

Full census page 1900

Bring up corner Blow Up

Header of census page

Header of census page

Jackson, Michigan June 1900.

Blow up detail

Blow up detail

14 living Persons in this house
ordered by Board of health not
to visit this House.
quarintined against
Small Pox

Aren’t we lucky to be living in the year 2013 and not in the year 1900?

Thank You.

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