Alternative Resources for the 1890 Census

Our discussion last month covered the devastating loss of the 1890 Census. However all is not lost, there are some alternative resources that can be used such as, City Directories, Tax records, Military Records, Local Histories, and State Census Records to name just a few of the additional sources that can be explored. City Directories […]

Genealogy – The 1890 Census

This month I will continue sharing information on using the Federal Census records. For everyone who has worked backward to the 1890 census, you have probably hit a major roadblock. It seems that every niece, nephew, aunt, uncle, cousin, etc was born, died, moved, got married or otherwise disappeared in 1890. The vast majority of […]

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