Know & Go: Census Records for Genealogy

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Every beginning genealogist knows that Federal Census records are a great place to start searching for our ancestral history. However, we can learn more from records than just the places, dates, and names listed. Knowing the history and historical importance of data collected by census records is a necessary tool in every genealogist's kit. Gleaning information not indexed in a database can lead to major breakthroughs in your research. Learn how to sift through and interpret enumerator’s abbreviations as well as your ancestor's historical data.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of webinar, participants will know:

  • How and where to access census records
  • The history and historical importance of census records for genealogical research
  • The type of data collected and how it relates to genealogy
  • The differences and similarities of local census records

Target Audience:
This webinar is suited for everyone


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Session Duration:
This course consists of a one 1-hour session.

Instructor: Maggie Rose -


November 18, 2019

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm CST

Online Classroom
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482

Amigos Member $ 0.00
Non-member $ 35.00

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