Constance Potter is an archivist at the National Archives in Washington, DC, specializing in federal records of interest to genealogists. She is an expert on the U.S. census records. In a YouTube video, Connie delivered a talk on the intricacies of the U.S. Federal Census records from 1790 to 1930 and how they can be used for genealogical research.
You can view the video at http://youtu.be/yl54NX_H1ko or click on the image below.
While each state census is different, they all contain one thing that's the same: clues about your family. We'll give you three clues to search for in any state census and let you know what they'll tell you about your ancestor's life and where to learn more.
Did You Know is a series of videos describing and demonstrating some of the electronic resources offered by the Enfield Public Library. This episode of Did You Know covers Heritage Quest. The beginning shows how to access Heritage Quest from with the Enfield Public Library. Check your own local library website, most often under databases, to see if this is available for you.