Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Genealogy Research Web Links, 6
(Note...see the very beginning of this blog for important steps on how to get started on your genealogy).
http://usa.ipums.org/usa/voliii/tEnumInstr.shtml ... Census Enumerator Instructions. Reading these instructions can be very helpful in more fully understanding the records.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/records/censusabbreviations.html ... Census Abbreviations. This website will help you sort out some of the more common abbreviations you will find, that in the past has been confusing to you.
http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=135:1:5144169087528880616 … Geographic Names Informations System. Ever wondered in what county a town was located? Or what cemeteries were in the county in which your ancestors lived? This site will help. Enter a town name and its state and you will be presented with a list of features associated with that town, and the name of the county it falls within. Click on a name for geographic coordinates and links to various maps and satellite views of the area.