150+ U.S. Census Genealogy Tutorials (1790-1930)

150+ U.S. Census Genealogy Tutorials (1790-1930)By Barry J. Ewell

The  U.S. Census  for the Genealogist series is provided as a sampling the resources you will find on MyGenShare.com.  The series will provide you direction, tips and tricks on how to research the US. Census.

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A listing of the available slideshows in this series is as follows:

  1. U.S. Census #1: 1790 Census overview
  2. U.S. Census #2: A closer look at 1790 Census questions
  3. U.S. Census #3: Clues in 1790 Census Records
  4. U.S. Census #4: 1790 Census research tips
  5. U.S. Census #5: Unique features and problems in 1790 Census records
  6. U.S. Census #6: Value of 1790 Census records
  7. U.S. Census #7: 1800 Census overview
  8. U.S. Census #8: A closer look at 1800 Census questions
  9. U.S. Census #9: Clues in 1800 Census records
  10. U.S. Census #10: 1800 Census research tips
  11. U.S. Census #11: Unique features and problems in 1800 Census records
  12. U.S. Census #12: Value of 1800 Census records
  13. U.S. Census #13: 1810 Census overview
  14. U.S. Census #14: A closer look at 1810 Census questions
  15. U.S. Census #15: Clues in 1810 Census records
  16. U.S. Census #16: 1810 Census research tips
  17. U.S. Census #17: Unique features and problems in 1810 Census records
  18. U.S. Census #18: Value of 1810 Census records
  19. U.S. Census #19: 1820 Census overview
  20. U.S. Census #20: A closer look at 1820 Census questions
  21. U.S. Census #21: Clues in 1820 Census records
  22. U.S. Census #22: 1820 Census research tips
  23. U.S. Census #23: Unique features and problems in 1820 Census records
  24. U.S. Census #24: Value of 1820 Census records
  25. U.S. Census #25: 1830 Census overview
  26. U.S. Census #26: A closer look at 1830 Census questions
  27. U.S. Census #27: Clues in 1830 Census records
  28. U.S. Census #28: 1830 Census research tips
  29. U.S. Census #29: Unique features and problems in 1830 Census records
  30. U.S. Census #30: Value of 1830 Census records
  31. U.S. Census #31: 1840 Census overview
  32. U.S. Census #32: A closer look at 1840 Census questions
  33. U.S. Census #33: Clues in 1840 Census records
  34. U.S. Census #34: 1840 Census research tips
  35. U.S. Census #35: Unique features and problems in 1840 Census records
  36. U.S. Census #36: Value of 1840 Census records
  37. U.S. Census #37: 1850 Census overview
  38. U.S. Census #38: A closer look at 1850 Census questions
  39. U.S. Census #39: Clues in 1850 Census records
  40. U.S. Census #40: 1850 Census research tips
  41. U.S. Census #41: Unique features and problems in 1850 Census records
  42. U.S. Census #42: Value of 1850 Census records
  43. U.S. Census #43: 1860 Census overview
  44. U.S. Census #44: A closer look at 1860 Census questions
  45. U.S. Census #45: Clues in 1860 Census records
  46. U.S. Census #46: 1860 Census research tips
  47. U.S. Census #47: Unique features and problems in 1860 Census records
  48. U.S. Census #48: Value of 1860 Census records
  49. U.S. Census #49: 1870 Census overview
  50. U.S. Census #50: A closer look at 1870 Census questions
  51. U.S. Census #51: Clues in 1870 Census records
  52. U.S. Census #52: 1870 Census research tips
  53. U.S. Census #53: Unique features and problems in 1870 Census records
  54. U.S. Census #54: Value of 1870 Census records
  55. U.S. Census #55: 1880 Census overview
  56. U.S. Census #56: A closer look at 1880 Census questions
  57. U.S. Census #57: Clues in 1880 Census records
  58. U.S. Census #58: 1880 Census research tips
  59. U.S. Census #59: Unique features and problems in 1880 Census records
  60. U.S. Census #60: Value of 1880 Census records
  61. U.S. Census #61: 1890 Census overview
  62. U.S. Census #62: A closer look at 1890 Census questions
  63. U.S. Census #63: Clues in 1890 Census records
  64. U.S. Census #64: 1900 Census overview
  65. U.S. Census #65: A closer look at 1900 Census questions
  66. U.S. Census #66: Clues in 1900 Census records
  67. U.S. Census #67: Unique features and problems in 1900 Census records
  68. U.S. Census #68: 1900 Census research tips
  69. U.S. Census #69: Value of 1900 Census records
  70. U.S. Census #70: 1910 Census overview
  71. U.S. Census #71: A closer look at 1910 Census questions
  72. U.S. Census #72: Clues in 1910 Census records
  73. U.S. Census #73: Unique features and problems in 1910 Census records
  74. U.S. Census #74: 1910 Census research tips
  75. U.S. Census #75: Value of 1910 Census records
  76. U.S. Census #76: 1920 Census overview
  77. U.S. Census #77: A closer look at 1920 Census questions
  78. U.S. Census #78: Clues in 1920 Census records
  79. U.S. Census #79: Unique features and problems in 1920 Census records
  80. U.S. Census #80: 1920 Census research tips
  81. U.S. Census #81: Value of 1920 Census records
  82. U.S. Census #82: 1930 Census overview
  83. U.S. Census #83: A closer look at 1930 Census questions
  84. U.S. Census #84: Clues in 1930 Census records
  85. U.S. Census #85: 1930 Census research tips
  86. U.S. Census #86: Unique features and problems in 1930 Census records
  87. U.S. Census #87: Value of 1930 Census records
  88. U.S. Census #88: US Special Enumerations Overview
  89. U.S. Census #89: United States Census Agricultural Schedules overview
  90. U.S. Census #90: 1850 Agricultural Schedule questions
  91. U.S. Census #91: 1860 Agricultural Schedule questions
  92. U.S. Census #92: 1870 Agricultural Schedule questions
  93. U.S. Census #93: 1880 Agricultural Schedule questions
  94. U.S. Census #94: United States Census Slave Schedules overview
  95. U.S. Census #95: 1850 Slave Schedule questions
  96. U.S. Census #96: 1860 Slave Schedule questions
  97. U.S. Census #97: United States Census Mortality Schedules overview
  98. U.S. Census #98: A discussion about the US Census Mortality Schedules
  99. U.S. Census #99: 1850 Mortality Schedule questions
  100. U.S. Census #100: 1860 Mortality Schedule questions
  101. U.S. Census #101: 1870 Mortality Schedule questions
  102. U.S. Census #102: 1880 Mortality Schedule questions
  103. U.S. Census #103: United States Census Veterans Schedules overview
  104. U.S. Census #104: 1890 Veterans Schedule questions
  105. U.S. Census #105: Example of School Census
  106. U.S. Census #106: Indian Census Schedules, 1885-1940 overview
  107. U.S. Census #107: 1930 Indian Census Schedule questions
  108. U.S. Census #108: Getting to know the census taker
  109. U.S. Census #109: Census are among most useful sources
  110. U.S. Census #110: What are the value of census records to genealogists
  111. U.S. Census #111: Responses by people to census questions
  112. U.S. Census #112: Suggestions for understanding census taker code
  113. U.S. Census #113: Partial list of census do’s and don’ts
  114. U.S. Census #114: Suggestions for how to prepare to search the census
  115. U.S. Census #115: Suggestions for where to begin your census research
  116. U.S. Census #116: Managing digital images of the census
  117. U.S. Census #117: Suggestions for solving your questions about the census
  118. U.S. Census #118: Suggestions for finding more information in the census
  119. U.S. Census #119: Suggestions for what to do when you can’t find your ancestor in the census
  120. U.S. Census #120: Suggestions for Census substitutes
  121. U.S. Census #121: Solving genealogy questions with the census
  122. U.S. Census #122: Where to find census records online
  123. U.S. Census #123: Getting the most from your online census search
  124. U.S. Census #124: Warning…census enumerations do have problems
  125. U.S. Census #125: Don’t forget the state and territorial censuses
  126. U.S. Census #126: Remember the neighbors when searching the census
  127. U.S. Census #127: Census Quick tip #1—Look at pages before and after
  128. U.S. Census #128: Census Quick tip #2—Name spellings
  129. U.S. Census #129: Census Quick tip #3—Use family statistics in early census
  130. U.S. Census #130: Census Quick tip #4—Be careful of age groups
  131. U.S. Census #131: Census Quick tip #5—Beware of more age groups in 1830 census
  132. U.S. Census #132: Census Quick tip #6—Look for Revolutionary War veterans in 1840 census
  133. U.S. Census #133: Census Quick tip #7—Look for the name, age, and sex in 1850 census
  134. U.S. Census #134: Census Quick tip #8—Look for parents of foreign birth in 1870 census
  135. U.S. Census #135: Census Quick tip #9—1880 census ask where parents were born
  136. U.S. Census #136: Census Quick tip #10—1880 census provides relationship to head of household
  137. U.S. Census #137: Census Quick tip #11—Be careful when connecting children to mother
  138. U.S. Census #138: Census Quick tip #12—Pinpoint the address in 1880 census
  139. U.S. Census #139: Census Quick tip #13—Research the 1890 Veterans Schedule
  140. U.S. Census #140: Census Quick tip #14—1900 census provides month and year of birth
  141. U.S. Census #141: Census Quick tip #15—1900 census provides clues to number of years married
  142. U.S. Census #142: Census Quick tip #16—1900 census provides clues about mother and children
  143. U.S. Census #143: Quick tip #17—1900 census provides year of immigration
  144. U.S. Census #144: Census Quick tip #18—Learn to use the Soundex
  145. U.S. Census #145: Census Quick tip #19—1890 census destroyed by fire
  146. U.S. Census #146: Census Quick tip #20—Start with the most recent census
  147. U.S. Census #147: Census Quick tip #21—Keep a research log
  148. U.S. Census #148: Census Quick tip #22—Chart your early families
  149. U.S. Census #149: Census Quick tip #23—Study the penmanship of census taker
  150. U.S. Census #150: Census Quick tip #24—Census information is not 100% correct
  151. U.S. Census #151: Census Quick tip #25—Become familiar with traditional
  152. nicknames
  153. U.S. Census #152: Census Quick tip #26—Search for middle  names
  154. U.S. Census #153: Census Quick tip #27—Search for neighbors
  155. U.S. Census #154: Census Quick tip #28—Search by the known facts of census location and time period
  156. U.S. Census #155: Census Quick tip #29—Leave out the name entirely in online search