Research to identify your ancestors

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). ... Census Enumerator Instructions. Reading these instructions can be very helpful in more fully understanding the records. ... 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. … 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.