Map Guide to the U S Federal Censuses 1790 1920Map Guide to the U S Federal Censuses 1790 1920



Genealogical research in U.S. censuses begins with identifying correct county jurisdictions ??o assist in this identification, the map Guide shows all U.S. county boundaries from 1790 to 1920.

Author: William Thorndale

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Com

ISBN: 9780806311883

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Page: 420

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Genealogical research in U.S. censuses begins with identifying correct county jurisdictions ??o assist in this identification, the map Guide shows all U.S. county boundaries from 1790 to 1920. On each of the nearly 400 maps the old county lines are superimposed over the modern ones to highlight the boundary changes at ten-year intervals. Accompanying each map are explanations of boundary changes, notes about the census, & tocality finding keys. In addition, there are inset maps which clarify ??erritorial lines, a state-by-state bibliography of sources, & an appendix outlining pitfalls in mapping county boundaries. Finally, there is an index which lists all present day counties, plus nearly all defunct counties or counties later renamed-the most complete list of American counties ever published.

Finding Answers in U S Census RecordsFinding Answers in U S Census Records



For boundary changes and identification of missing census schedules , see William Thorndale and William Dollarhide , Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Census , 17901920 ( Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing Co. , 1987 ) .

Author: Loretto Dennis Szucs

Publisher: Ancestry Publishing

ISBN: 0916489981

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Page: 165

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Finding Answers in U.S. Census Records is a comprehensive guide to understanding and using U.S. Census records, in particular those of the federal census. Aimed at the general family history audience, this book is especially useful for the beginning to intermediate researcher. Along with a description of the history and structure of the federal census there is a guide to each decennial census. Three appendixes offer a description of major census data providers, major stare and national archives with census collections, and specially designed census extraction forms. Includes a complete index.