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Directories of churches, religious bodies, and religious organizations should also be consulted.  
 
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== Historical Background  ==
 
== Historical Background  ==
  
Churches served both a religious and a social role in many early communities.&nbsp;&nbsp; Many time, especially in remote areas, the proxmity of a church was more improtant than what its teachings were.
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In many areas, where a church was established and supported by the government, it was the responsibility of the church to enumerate the population.  
  
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Churches served both a religious and a social role in many early communities.&nbsp;&nbsp; Many time, especially in remote areas, the proxmity of a church was more improtant than what its teachings were.
  
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== Value&nbsp;  ==
  
== Value&nbsp; ==
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Provide relevant information about an ancestor's family and community<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Can provide the earliest evidence of ethnic groups in a particular locale&nbsp;  
 
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Provide relevant information about an ancestor's family and community<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Can provide the earliest evidence of ethnic groups in a particular locale&nbsp;
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== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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== References ==
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[http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]:&nbsp; http://www.ancestry.com/
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== References ==
  
 
*Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Wright, Matthew. Finding Answers in U.S. Census Records. (Orem, Utah: 2001 Ancestry) FHL Book 973 X27s. <br>
 
*Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Wright, Matthew. Finding Answers in U.S. Census Records. (Orem, Utah: 2001 Ancestry) FHL Book 973 X27s. <br>
  
 
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Portal:United States Census 

Contents

Availability

Directories of churches, religious bodies, and religious organizations should also be consulted.


Historical Background

In many areas, where a church was established and supported by the government, it was the responsibility of the church to enumerate the population.

Churches served both a religious and a social role in many early communities.   Many time, especially in remote areas, the proxmity of a church was more improtant than what its teachings were.

Content

Value 

                        Provide relevant information about an ancestor's family and community
                        Can provide the earliest evidence of ethnic groups in a particular locale 

Indexes

Web Sites

Ancestryhttp://www.ancestry.com/

References

  • Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Wright, Matthew. Finding Answers in U.S. Census Records. (Orem, Utah: 2001 Ancestry) FHL Book 973 X27s.