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Topic: Researching Civil War Genealogy

Monday, September 14, 2009

Bulletin seeks Census Articles for 2010

2010 US Census Logo2010 is the year of the Federal Census, and the Bulletin Committee is making the census a theme for all three editions of the Bulletin during 2010. We are interested in publishing articles on any aspect of the census — local, state, federal, and other — in terms of their basic information and how they may be useful for genealogists.

Some topic examples:
  • Personal experiences working for the US Census in the past, or even this year.
  • Census curiosities you've encountered in your research - ex. your grandparents appear in the census for the same town in the same year at two different addresses.
  • How census records helped you solve a research problem or triggered you on to something unexpected or got you through a brick wall.
  • In-depth or background article on some aspect of the census.
  • How you have been able to use non-mainstream census records, such as mortality schedules, etc.
  • Review of books you would recommend to others on how to use the census records effectively.
  • On-line sources for census records and information - features and benefits of specific sites and/or how to use them.

To submit your article or to discuss your article idea(s), email David Martin at davidchina_2000@yahoo.com, or call him at 508-420-0224.

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