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All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
All the gold in the census
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All the gold in the census

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  • 1. Katie Derbykatiederby@gmail.com
  • 2.  Federal Church Colonial Indian School State Territorial
  • 3.  Population Agricultural Defective Indian Institutions Manufacturing/Industrial Merchant Seamen Military/Naval Forces Mortality Slave Social Statistics Veterans
  • 4.  Every decade since 1790 Many early (pre 1850) returns missing Almost entire 1890 set of returns destroyed More genealogically significant from 1850
  • 5.  Family Search.org HeritageQuest.com Ancestry.com
  • 6.  Image quality Search returns Search algorithms Availability
  • 7.  Start with youngest relative who was alive in 1930 Build your pedigree chart as you trace ancestor in the census. Follow each family member’s entire life in the census Build a timeline using census entries as framework Fill in timeline with other sources alluded to in the census Finally expand search with all sources
  • 8.  Use a map Read local histories Consider historical events Alternate spellings
  • 9.  Relocation Death Divorce/Separation Remarriage Institutionalized Military Travel Young Adult moved out Adolescent entered apprenticeship or hired out
  • 10.  Travel: check relatives, former residences Missed: search page by page, neighbor search, dwelling search Relocation: expand search Alternate Spellings: Google to find alternate spellings, search under given names, neighbor search Alternate Head of Household: maiden name, other relative surnames, remarried
  • 11.  Analyze each question for clues to other records Use census info to narrow search timeframes and locations
  • 12.  Wealth Social Class Occupation Education Location Neighborhood Home Ownership Size of Household Slave Ownership
  • 13.  Homeownership rate Immigration/Emigration rate Ages Household number VS dwelling number Population density Occupations Races Literacy rate
  • 14. Presentation available online at genquery.com

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