What happened to the 1920 census?
The results of the 1920 census revealed a major and continuing shift of the population of the United States from rural to urban areas. No apportionment was carried out following the 1920 census; representatives elected from rural districts worked to derail the process, fearful of losing political power to the cities.
Why can’t I find someone on the 1901 census?
There are a number of reasons a person might do a disappearing act from one census, only to reappear in the next one. Maybe your ancestor was in-transit, in the military, or incognito. Maybe the census taker couldn’t find him or he refused to answer the door.
How do you access the 1920 census?
Ancestry.com (subscription site) has indexes and images of all 1920 federal censuses. HeritageQuestOnline.com (subscription site) has images of all 1920 federal censuses. A Soundex index for each state is also available on microfilm.
Is there a 1920 U.S. census?
Name index of population schedules listing inhabitants of the United States in 1920. This was the fourteenth census conducted since 1790. There were 107.5 million individuals enumerated this census year. The index was created by FamilySearch and Ancestry.com.
Will the 1921 Census be on ancestry?
Unfortunately, we do not have a set time frame for when the 1921 census will become available on Ancestry. As with any significant record collection we hope to be able to make it available in time.
Is the 1920 census available on ancestry?
1920 Census | 1920 US Federal Census Records | Ancestry.com.
Why is my ancestor not on the 1921 Census?
So if your ancestor was not enumerated, it is likely to have been by accident rather than design. Or they might have been out of the country at the time of the census.
Why would someone be missing from the 1911 Census?
By far the biggest cause of people missing from the 1911 census was civil disobedience.