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1940 census now indexed and searchable

A legion of FamilySearch.org volunteers have manually indexed the 1940 census line by line to come up with a searchable database of the census records. Though the entire country has not (as of today) been completely indexed, Minnesota and Iowa … Continue reading

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1940 census images released

The National Archives has released photographic images of all census forms collected in April 1940. Census records, by law, are released 72 years after collection, and the images are now available to download. FamilySearch.org has an indexing project that will … Continue reading

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Genealogy Resources

US Census Images Archive.org has a full collection of scanned US Census images from 1790-1930. Completely free to view online and to download. No need to pay Ancestry.com! Printed Books I’ve selected some of the best books on genealogy and some other research tools. … Continue reading

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