Category Archives: Census

US Census 1880 (V)

The 1880 census saw a sharp decrease in the number of states that had Buggy’s living in them, down from 19 to 13. Total numbers increased to 251.[1] A Buggy presence is re-established in California, with Montana listed for the … Continue reading

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US Census 1870 (IV)

The 1870 census shows a further change in the distribution of those with the Buggy name in America. There is a steady 8% increase from 223 to 243 people with the name.[1] The name also continues with its north east … Continue reading

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US Census 1860 (III)

The US census of 1860 shows a considerable jump in the number of people who have the Buggy name, up from 97 to 223 in 10 years.[1] This was due to child birth and immigration, mostly from Ireland. In this … Continue reading

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US Census 1850 (II)

The census of 1850 was the first one that listed every member of the household by name and is therefore a very important genealogical resource. All numbers listed are families unless otherwise stated. There were 97 people in total with … Continue reading

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Census of Ireland 1901

The 1901 census has recently been digitalized by the National Archives and was released online on June 3rd 2010. Along with the 1911 census it is one of the most important genealogical resources to trace Irish family members. This is … Continue reading

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US Census 1790-1840 (I)

This is the first entry in a series of blog posts which will chart the spread of the Buggy name across America. I will use census data to map the spread of the name across the states. The US census … Continue reading

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Census of Ireland 1911

The 1911 census is one of the most important genealogical resources for tracing Irish family members. This is so as almost all census returns from the 1800s were destroyed in a fire at The Public Records Office during the Civil … Continue reading

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