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Membership Program - Census Information

  • 16 Apr 2011
  • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • VENUE CHANGE: Hanover Park Branch Library

Census Information  by Alan Wilson

This meeting will take place at the Hanover Park Branch Library

This presentation reviews the information available from census data that pertains to genealogy.  The decennial US federal census is a popular source of genealogy data.  This presentation reviews the federal census data, its interpretation, how it is available, and how to reference the sources for genealogy records.  The presentation also discusses census data from Canada and various European countries that is also available for genealogy.  The presentation includes examples.

Alan Wilson has been working on the genealogy for his family for three years.  He uses Family Tree Maker and also The Master Genealogist to track genealogy data.  His interest in census data has derived from the applications to his family tree for the US census, Canadian census, English census, Norwegian census, and Swedish census.  Alan Wilson is a member of CAGGNI and a leader in the FTM special interest group, as well as a contributor to the CAGGNI monthly newsletter.

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