Online subscription services are available to access the 1790–1940 census records and many public libraries provide access to these services free-of-charge.
Contact your local library to inquire if it has subscribed to one of these services.
Census information and records can be invaluable tools in genealogical research. In addition to basic personal facts for each respondent, census records include detailed information that can help make connections across generations.
For more information:
Information on using government records for genealogical research can be found in the U.S. Census Bureau's History Staff's publication, Age Search [PDF 4.8MB].
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