Your census research companion!
You can't beat the US census for tracking your ancestral families — but researching in those every-10-years enumerations isn't without its challenges.
This CD has tools and how-to's to help you get past census research obstacles, including quick-reference guides that put census facts at your fingertips and worksheets and checklists to track your finds. All content is in PDF format — compatible with both Windows and Macintosh — so you can click directly to recommended websites and search the CD's contents to quickly find what you're looking for.
On this CD:
Help getting started with the census and fi nding elusive ancestors
Search techniques and browsing tips to help you navigate online records
Tips for using early censuses that enumerate ancestors in age groups— naming only heads of household
Guide to an often-overlooked resource: supplemental censuses of select population groups
Convenient worksheets for your data from each census, 1790-1930, column by column
RESEARCH CHEAT SHEETS
At-a-glance guides for quick reference
State-by-state census fast facts
Charts of websites with US and Canadian records
Directory of census websites, books and other resources