Study Description

Population and Agricultural Census Schedules of Polk Township
Washington County, Wisconsin, 1850, 1860

Appendix A: Relationship to the Head of Household Codes

Code Relationship
000
010
020

100
110
130
140

200
210
220
230

300
310
320
340
350
360

410
420

900
910
920
930
940

Head of Household
Wife
Husband

Son
Step Son
Daughter
Step Daughter

Son-in-law
Daughter-in-law
Grandson
Granddaughter

Mother
Mother-in-law
Step Mother
Father
Father-in-law
Step Father

Brother
Sister

Other
Male, same surname as the head of household
Female, same surname as the head of household
Male, other surname than the head
Female, other surname than the head

Adapted from: Buffington Clay Miller, "A Computerized Method of Determining Family Structure From Mid-Nineteenth Century Census Data," (Unpublished M.A. Thesis: The Moore School of Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1972).