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The 2000 US Census begins enumeration
Several websites offer 1940 census record images for free, with indexes being added state by state. Here's a quick look at the record viewers and indexing progress of each state.
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Find out the date of the first surviving federal census for each US state.
Use these websites, books and other resources to learn more about using US census records in your genealogy research.
Follow these easy steps to find your family in the free 1901 and 1911 Irish census records.
Governments all over the world have asked their countrymen to stand up and be counted. We’ll help you find out if your ancestors appear in an overseas census—and what you might learn from those records.
Your forebears answered a surprising number of questions every 10 years. And buried in those census columns may be the key to an ancestral mystery.