By Barry J. Ewell
Search all individuals living in the same household. It will not be uncommon to find individuals living in the same household that have different surnames (last names). As a practices research all persons living in the household with your ancestors or in the home of siblings. There is usually a family connection.
- Search the state census
- Search all of your ancestor’s siblings
- Census closest to death can yield many records
- Search every census taken during a person’s life