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Your guide to the federal census for genealogists, researchers, and family historians

Author: Kathleen W Hinckley
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Betterway Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes how to use federal census records in genealogical research, details the information found in each census record, and presents guidelines for working with non-population schedules.
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Genre/Form: Census data
Handbooks and manuals
Census
Genealogy Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hinckley, Kathleen W., 1948-
Your guide to the federal census for genealogists, researchers, and family historians.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Betterway Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)620251838
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen W Hinckley
ISBN: 1558705880 9781558705883
OCLC Number: 48906837
Notes: "Includes information on the newly released 1930 census."
Description: 275 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction to the census --
Census content --
History of the U.S. federal census --
Population schedules --
Non-population schedules --
Census media: handwritten to electronic --
pt. 2. Finding census records and indexes --
Where to find federal census records --
Census finding aids and indexes --
pt. 3. Using the census --
Get organized --
Research strategies --
Research special populations --
Census anomalies --
Other census records --
Appendix A. National Archives and its regional facilities --
Appendix B. Census maps and questions --
Appendix C. Abbreviations --
Appendix D. The census on the Internet --
Appendix E. Bibliography.
Responsibility: Kathleen W. Hinckley.

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Census research is one of the first steps in constructing a family tree, however, deciphering census data is not always easy. This guide to the Federal Census acts as a "research assistant", offering  Read more...

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