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Miscellaneous Data and Research Aids

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Census Extract Forms - downloadable in WORD format
1790 - 1850
(on two pages)
1860 -1870 (on one page)
1880 -1900 (on one page)
1910
1920
1930

Questions Asked on Each Census - 1790-2000

Old Handwriting
An introduction to old handwriting and examples that may help you decipher old records


Beginning your Family History:  
A How-To of Tips, and Dos and Don'ts for Climbing your Family Trees
(NEW!)

Data Search Guide - where to Search for Information
(NEW!)
 

Guest Article:
Preparing a Family Tree as a Gift


1850 Gazetteer
Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer - COMPLETE!
Description of the United States in 1850 -- States, counties, cities/towns, post offices

State Archives and Historical Society Websites


Terminology and Meanings of Early Illnesses


How To Read Land Records


Legal Terms in Land Records


Legal Terms in Estate Records


Genealogy Dictionary


Dating Tombstones


Cemetery Adventures --- Safety Tips


 

 

 


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