Carol Stetser

Using the pre-1850 Censuses

September 15, 2023 The federal censuses are a basic resource for genealogical research in the U.S. They have been taken every ten years since 1790. However, many genealogists focus their attention on the censuses taken in 1850 and later. That’s because since 1850, all household members have been identified by name.   The censuses taken […]

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