Census Forms

Receive a free copy of any of the following census forms. Depending on your browser, the link you receive will either open the form immediately or instruct you to save the file to your hard drive. If you open the text forms directly, you can save them to your hard drive by pulling down your File menu and selecting Save As. You can also print forms by pulling down your File menu and selecting Print.

Census checklist

On this form, note which US censuses you’ve researched for each ancestor.

Census Worksheets by Year
The following forms are designed to allow you to record the important information you can discover about your ancestors from census records for each of the publicly releases US Censuses.

Learn More Census Secrets!

Census records are a key source for tracing your family tree-and our handy Genealogist’s Census Pocket Reference puts census-related resources, tips, lists and need-to-know facts at your fingertips!
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The Online Census Secrets: Best Websites and Strategies to Find Your Ancestors Web Seminar Download from Family Tree Magazine will tell you exactly what you need to know to make the most of the US censuses available online.
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