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Special Guide to 1940 US Census for Family History Researchers
The 1940 US Census was released to the public by the National Archives on April 2, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. The Indiana State Library's Genealogy Collection created a special guide for family history researchers on methods and best practices on How to Find Someone in the 1940 Census (before it is indexed).
Age Search Service from the U.S. Census Bureau Searches of the 1910-2000 population census which produces a transcript that may contain: age, sex, race, state, or county of birth, and relationship to the head of the household. This service is provided for the following reasons: evidence to qualify for social security and other retirement benefits, making passport applications, prove relationship in settling estates, in genealogy research, etc., or to satisfy other situations where a birth or other certificate may be needed but is not available.
Blank Census Forms Printable forms to help you organize information from census records.
Census Online United States and Canada census links online.
Clues in the Census Records 1850-1930 The National Archives has produced a subject guide for data that appears in each census year.
Indiana Online Census Records Links to online census records in Indiana.
Soundex Indexing System An explanation of how the soundex system works, and how to determine an individuals soundex code.
GEN DB 2-17-2013