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Track down your Irish ancestors in civil records using this map of poor law unions.
4/28/2017
Q. What happened to the 1890 US census?
4/14/2017
Can't find your ancestor in the US federal census? Special censuses might be your answer. Check out this exercise from author Nancy Hendrickson.
1/12/2017
Learn how to use population density maps, which show you how many people lived in a particular area.
11/14/2016
There's more to the census than those every-10-years counts. These "extra" censuses of select populations may have just the ancestor answers you need.
10/12/2016
Find Your Ancestors in the New York State Census.
8/9/2016
Have an American Indian ancestors? Learn how to find and use US tribal censuses.
7/15/2016
US census records go beyond those familiar schedules listing your ancestors. Learn how to find and use the variety of special censuses, which recorded more details on farmers, business owners, the recently deceased, American Indians and others.
3/8/2016
Can’t find someone in the census? Browsing schedules for the place he lived can help you pull his name off the pages. Here’s how to do it on the biggest genealogy websites.
12/29/2015
Learn how census enumeration district maps can be useful to your research, and get tips for finding and reading these maps.
11/10/2015
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