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Beginning in 1930, the rolls also include the degree of Indian blood, marital status, ward status, place of residence, and sometimes other information.
For certain years--1935, 1936, 1938, and 1939--only supplemental rolls of additions and deletions were compiled.
A directive in 1902 gave suggestions for how to translate Indian names to English in what would now be termed "politically correct" fashion.
The usefulness of having all the family members share the same surname was pointed out, especially for the purposes of property or land ownership, so that children and wives would be known by the names of their fathers and husbands in questions of inheritance.
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*The Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940, (National Archives Microfilm Publication M595) are indexed and available online at and Fold3
A new Indian Census was taken by the Census Bureau in 1950, but it will not be open to public use until 2022.
There were no instructions with the earliest census forms, except to include all Indians under the agent's charge, but the Commissioner did occasionally issue a statement about the census.
Persons also could be designated by a number peculiar to that reservation, if it was explained somewhere, or they could be listed as "N.Prior to digitization, these records were only available via microfilm publication M595.