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1916 Census - Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta - Schedule no. 1 - Population

Number in the order of visitation
  1. Dwelling House
  2. Family, Household or Institution
    • Residence and Personal Description
  3. Name of each person in family, household, or institution
  4. Military Service. If Overseas write "O"; if in Canada write "C" and give name of Camp in Col. 8
  5. Place of Habitation: Township
  6. Place of Habitation: Range
  7. Place of Habitation: Meridian
  8. Place of Habitation: Municipality
  9. Relationship to head of family or household
  10. Sex
  11. Single, married, widowed, divorced or legally separated
  12. Age at last birthday
    • Nativity and Religion:
  13. Country or place of birth. If in Canada, specify province or territory
  14. Religion
    • Citizenship
  15. Year of immigration to Canada
  16. Year of naturalization
  17. Nationality
    • Race and Language
  18. Racial or tribal origin
  19. Can speak English
  20. Can speak French
  21. Other language spoken as mother tongue
    • Education
  22. Can read
  23. Can write
    • Profession, Occupation or Means of Living
  24. Chief Occupation or Trade (Give as define information as possible)
  25. Employer "E", Employee or worker "W", Working on own account "O.A."
  26. State where person is employed as "on farm", "in cotton mill", "in foundry", "in dry goods store", "in saw-mill", ect.

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