Genealogy: U.S. census records from 1790-1940 are available for researchers

U.S. census records from 1790-1940 are available for researchersBy Barry J. Ewell

A census is a government-sponsored enumeration of the population in a particular area and contains a variety of information — names, heads of household (or all household members), ages, citizenship status, ethnic background, and so on. Here are some different types of census records you are likely to come across in your research. Continue reading