COLOR: This enumerator indicated the color of a person in this column by using "B" for black and "M" for Mulatto. The column was left blank for white. Blanks have been replaced with a dash "-".
PLACE OF BIRTH:The enumerator placed the state (or country) of birth in this column. If the place of birth was North Carolina, the enumerator placed N. Carolina in the column if it was the first row of the page, or NC if it immediately followed an out of state birth place. For entries other than North Carolina, the enumerator used state/country abbreviations. Otherwise, the enumerator left the field blank, which is assumed to be North Carolina. Blanks have been replace with dashes "-".
|PLACE OF BIRTH|
|NC or "-"||North Carolina|
COMMENTS: Several columns dealing with school attendance, literacy, insanity and other impairments, and if the indivdual was married within the census year have been combined into a single column called comments. The abbreviations used by the enumerator were:
|Married within Year|