Published by Ancestry: Professional Genealogist Shares How She Succeeded at Pre-1850 Census Research

We had the privilege of interviewing Peggy Lynn Clemens Lauritzen, AG, about how she works past the 1850 census. Tune in below to hear what she recommends in terms of getting past those tick marks in the earliest census records. ` Looking for helpful blank forms and charts? Ancestry has them available for free here. Learn more about……

http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2016/01/11/professional-genealogist-shares-how-she-succeeded-at-pre-1850-census-research/

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Published by FletcherFamilyTree: Tracking One Name in the Census

Time consuming as it may be, tracking the occurrence of a surname overtime in a particular locale can actually be extremely helpful.  We want to get to know the nearby families that share the name of our ancestor, especially if they live in the same town, because their records may very well be able to […]

https://fletcherfamilytree.wordpress.com/2015/11/09/tracking-one-name-in-the-census/