Find your Ancestors more Quickly

There is more to finding the ancestors than viewing census records. Census records began in 1790, however, only provide the name of the head of household. Likewise, the census from 1800 to 1840 contains the head of household and age ranges of the children, both male and female. The real meat of the family history does not begin until 1850 when everyone is named in the household, along with the ages and place of birth.

NEXT, and this is quite important, one begins their research in county records wherein the ancestors resided across each time period. In other words, you…

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Jeannette Holland Austin

Jeannette Holland Austin

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