Thousands of 1890 US Census Records Still Exist

Like many genealogists and family historians, I’ve found the lack of 1890 Census records to be…

Digging deeper with Census Records: Part 4

Recognising family groups As mentioned previously ( Post: What’s in a maiden name), marriage records are…

Digging deeper with Census Records: Part 3

A question solved – many other questions raised. Finding my great-great-great Grandfather George Henry Roane’s lost…

Digging deeper with Census Records: Part 2

Scanning the Census Records: The Roanes of Essex County, VA (1870) So picking up where I…

Digging deeper with Census Records: Part 1

Regardless of your race, if your ancestors arrived in the US and settled in a rural…

Getting to grips with the 1850 & 1860 Slave Schedule census – Part 2

What’s the detective work when searching for your ancestors in the Slave Schedules? A bit of…