Ancestry.com - Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany, Census, 1819
The first general census of the population of the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin was conducted in August of 1819. It included everyone in Mecklenburg-Schwerin “who was living on the day of the census, as young or as old as they may be, of every gender, religion, occupation, or status.” Original source: Mecklenburg-Schwerin (Großherzogtum), Volkszählungsamt. Volkszählung 1819. Landeshauptarchiv Schwerin. 2.21-4/4 Bevölkerungs-, Geburts-,Konfirmations-, Heirats- und Sterbelisten. Ancestry.com has searchable indexes; database results and some digitized images are available with a fee-based subscription. Free articles and helpful research materials.