Census (disambiguation)

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<br> A '''census''' is a statistical count of the population of a country taken for the purpose of accurate government representation, tax collection and military purposes.  
 
<br> A '''census''' is a statistical count of the population of a country taken for the purpose of accurate government representation, tax collection and military purposes.  
 
 
  
 
Census records give valuable genealogical information about your ancestors including: names of family members, residence, year and sometimes month of birth, birthplace, and occupation.  
 
Census records give valuable genealogical information about your ancestors including: names of family members, residence, year and sometimes month of birth, birthplace, and occupation.  

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A census is a statistical count of the population of a country taken for the purpose of accurate government representation, tax collection and military purposes.

Census records give valuable genealogical information about your ancestors including: names of family members, residence, year and sometimes month of birth, birthplace, and occupation.

You may be interested in seeing the video tutorial at FamilySearch Learning Center, "Ancestors Season 2: Census Records".

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