This is part 2 of a 3 part series: Where Did My Ancestor Live? How Enumeration District Maps Can Fill in the Blanks. Part 1: Enumeration District Descriptions Part 2: Civil Districts and Other County Divisions Part 3: Maps of Enumeration Districts Civil Districts and Other County Divisions In this post, we will learn about the county division field on the census and how it can help us map our ancestors’ census location. In part 1 of this series we found the ED description of James Maness’ 1900 census location: Hawkins County, Civil District 4, containing the unincorporated community of New Hope. Today we’ll find out: is...
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