Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

12/3/2007

Genealogy: Woe to the fate of early censuses

A couple of weeks ago, I discussed America’s first census, taken in 1790, and its fate — probably not destroyed in the War of 1812, but actually lost at the local level because there was no centralized storage of the federal censuses until 1830. This same fate also befell other early censuses. for more click here

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