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Introduction to the
1880 Floyd Co. KY Census

The 1880 Census Schedules were created pursuant to an Act of Congress approved March 3, 1879.  This Act Provided that the enumeration was to begin on the first Monday in June, 1880

There were six different enumerator of this census and each of them began the enumeration of their district with 1,2,3, Etc.  The enumerators were.

  1. John P Mead . . . . . . . . . . . . .Districts 12 and 1
  2. John M. Lafferty. . . . . . . . . . . Districts 11 and 7
  3. Thomas Y. Fitzpatrick . . . . . .Districts  4 and 9
  4. William H. Fitzpatrick . . . . . . Districts  2 and 3 (Middle Creek)
  5. S. P. Davidson . . . . . . . . . . . Districts  5 and 6 (Allen, KY)
  6. A. Worsham . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Districts 10, 13, and 8 (Prestonsburg)

There are many errors in these page, some of which were deliberately given to the enumerators by the person giving the information, by the person taking the census, and some b the Transcriber. These records are very hard to read the the best job possible was done to copy the spelling as it appears (Even Misspellings).

Please Remember to use these page as a Guide to your research, and not the Gospel truth.