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School Enumeration 1896

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School Enumeration 1896

The ledger listing students and parents or guardians in 1896 is the earliest comprehensive enumeration for school purposes that has been found so far.  The database includes more than 6,000 records, covering the whole county.  Gender and age of children ages 6-20 are included with names, whether they were students or not.  Township, school name and/or number, and page in ledger are also included.  The school names are not listed in this ledger but were taken from other county records.  The original ledger is in the Museum.

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Carroll County Historical Museum
Museum Curator: Phyllis Davis Moore
Ground Floor Court House
P.O. Box 277
Delphi, IN 46923
Tel: 765-564-3152
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