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How accurate is the census? How often did enumerators get things wrong? Expert answers for your genealogical questions.
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The "lost rule" of Soundex.
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Struggling with pre-1850 head-of-household censuses, which reduce most of your relatives to tick marks? Count on these techniques to turn those mere ticks into information you can actually use.
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1880 census research gets a big boost from a huge CD-ROM set.
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Look here for ancestors who lived west of the Rockies.
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You can count on the federal census to reveal numerous facts about your forebears. Boost your census smarts with this guide, and make new headway in your research.
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Introducing a youngster to genealogy? This census article is aimed at kids and includes two downloadable worksheets.
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Have an American Indian ancestors? Learn how to find and use US tribal censuses.
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Expert answers on finding your ancestors' census enumeration districts.
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