Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about the non-population schedules of the U.S. Federal Census. We also discuss the Veteran’s Schedule of 1890, which is technically a special schedule. Alice Childs joins us again to discuss census records and shares examples from her own research in the mid-Atlantic states. We talk about how these census records can help add historical context to our ancestor’s lives. Join us as we discuss the agricultural schedules, social statistics schedules, mortality schedules, and more.
U.S. Census Non-Population Schedules: Adding Details to Our Ancestors’ Lives at AliceChilds.com
RLP 25: U.S. Federal Census Records Part 1
RLP 26: U.S. Federal Census Records Part 2
Agricultural Schedules 1850-1900 – explanation of the agricultural schedules from census.gov; with instructions for enumerators
RLP 75: Using DNA in a Polish Research Project – Interview with Alice Childs
Study Group – more information and email list
Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide by Diana Elder with Nicole Dyer on Amazon.com
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