When doing American research we all use the U.S. Federal Census records. But are you getting everything out of them? Amie Bowser Tenant's 3-part series on the census will ensure that you discover all the details about your American ancestors!
- 1790 - 1840 Census Secrets Uncovered
- 1850-1900 U.S. Federal Census Secrets Revealed
- 1910-1940 Federal Censuses and State Census Records to Fill the Gaps
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All three of these new classes are bonus classes in the webinar library. They continue the Summer Spectacular webinar series just for members. The webinar previews are always free for non-members to watch.
Secrets and Clues Hidden in the 1790 - 1840 U.S. Censuses
The U.S. has taken a federal census since 1790 and they have been invaluable to our genealogy research. However, there are secrets hiding in nearly each one. Do you know them all? These hidden findings are brick wall busters for sure! From hidden second pages to the phantom male, this lecture covers little known facts about each of the U.S. censuses from 1790 to 1840.
1850-1900 U.S. Federal Census Secrets Revealed
Learn the many hidden treasures found in the U.S. censuses between 1850 and 1900. There were several different types of schedules by this time, including population schedules, slave schedules, and the mortality schedules. Understanding the differences, the rules of enumerators, and a few little known facts will help you interpret the data correctly and hopefully lead you to new clues in your research.
1910-1940 Federal Censuses and State Census Records to Fill the Gaps
The U.S. censuses for the 20th century are overflowing with amazing clues for your genealogy research. Learn what you might be missing if you are not familiar with the questions and the enumerator instructions, especially in regards to your immigrant ancestors. We end this discussion with the often overlooked state censuses and the brick wall busting information they can hold.
Other Webinars by Amie Bowser Tennant
These new classes join 3 additional webinars by Amie Bowser Tennant already in the Webinar Library:
- Crowdsourcing with Social Media to Overcome Brick Walls in Genealogy Research
- Tech Savvy Scrapbooking & Journaling for Family History
- Enriching Your Family History through Pictures and Stories
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