The Search for our Ancestry (IX)

Feb 11, 2015 891

By Angelo Coniglio

If you still live in the place where your immigrant ancestors settled, your local public library probably has hard copies of the US Census covering your location. However, if you live elsewhere, you must search on-line censuses.

I find that even for local information, using on-line searches is easier than using hard copies, which must be searched by town, enumeration district, ward, etc. On-line venues permit searching by name of the individual, so knowing the street address, or even the city, is not required, to do a broad search over many years of censuses.

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Fonte: Magna Grece

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