Make More Sense Out of the Census, Part 2: 1850-1890
In Part 2, Make More Sense Out of the Census, participants have an opportunity to layer more skills upon the foundation built in Part 1, Make Sense Out of the Census 1: Fact or Fiction? However, part 1 is not necessarily a prerequisite for participants to benefit from starting with this second session.
Last half nineteenth century US Federal Census listings document US immigration’s peak years. Learn skills to overcome obstacles, inconsistencies, and go beyond where most researchers stop with alternative sources. By the end of this presentation, participants will clearly understand why last half nineteenth century US Federal Census records are enormously helpful for their genealogical research. Participants learn with real examples of line items to fully utilize opportunities presented with the first instance of female names in 1850.