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=== County History Genealogy Resource === In United States research, County Histories can provide clues to your family that cannot be found anywhere else. '''Step 1''': Go to Internet Archives website [[http://archive.org/index.php www.archive.org]] and - Search for a “History of [the '''county,state''' you are focused on] ”.<br>- Click on the PDF version in the left menu to load the book.<br>- Use Ctrl+F to search for the ''family name'' you are working on.<br>- Continue to click the right arrow of the “Find” box to see all entries throughout the book <br> <br> '''Step 2''': Verify any findings of additional family members in the U.S. Censuses. Start with the census after the marriage of the parents. <br> {| width="350" border="2" align="center" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="3" |+ Click on the links below to search the record group: |- | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1401638 1850 U.S. Census] | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1727033 1910 U.S. Census] |- | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1473181 1860 U.S. Census] | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1488411 1920 U.S. Census] |- | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1438024 1870 U.S. Census] | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1810731 1930 U.S. Census] |- | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1417683 1880 U.S. Census] | [https://familysearch.org/1940census/ 1940 U.S. Census] |- | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1325221 1900 U.S. Census] | |} <br> <br>To learn more about County Histories, see the following lesson in the FamilySearch Learning Center:<br>[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/county-histories-and-your-family/36 “County Histories and Your Family” ]by Janice Schultz, MLS
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== County History Genealogy Resource ==
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In United States research, County Histories can provide clues to your family that cannot be found anywhere else.  
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'''Step 1''': Go to Internet Archives website [[http://archive.org/index.php www.archive.org]] and  
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- Search for a “History of [the '''county,state''' you are focused on] ”.<br>- Click on the PDF version in the left menu to load the book.<br>- Use Ctrl+F to search for the ''family name'' you are working on.<br>- Continue to click the right arrow of the “Find” box to see all entries throughout the book <br><br>'''Step 2''': Verify any findings of additional family members in the U.S. Censuses. Start with the census after the marriage of the parents. <br>{| width="350" border="2" align="center" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="3" |+ Click on the links below to search the record group: |- | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1401638 1850 U.S. Census] | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1727033 1910 U.S. Census] |- | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1473181 1860 U.S. Census] | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1488411 1920 U.S. Census] |- | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1438024 1870 U.S. Census] | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1810731 1930 U.S. Census] |- | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1417683 1880 U.S. Census] | [https://familysearch.org/1940census/ 1940 U.S. Census] |- | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1325221 1900 U.S. Census] | |} <br><br>To learn more about County Histories, see the following lesson in the FamilySearch Learning Center:<br>[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/county-histories-and-your-family/36 “County Histories and Your Family” ]by Janice Schultz, MLS

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County History Genealogy Resource

In United States research, County Histories can provide clues to your family that cannot be found anywhere else.

Step 1: Go to Internet Archives website [www.archive.org] and

- Search for a “History of [the county,state you are focused on] ”.
- Click on the PDF version in the left menu to load the book.
- Use Ctrl+F to search for the family name you are working on.
- Continue to click the right arrow of the “Find” box to see all entries throughout the book

Step 2: Verify any findings of additional family members in the U.S. Censuses. Start with the census after the marriage of the parents.
{| width="350" border="2" align="center" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="3" |+ Click on the links below to search the record group: |- | 1850 U.S. Census | 1910 U.S. Census |- | 1860 U.S. Census | 1920 U.S. Census |- | 1870 U.S. Census | 1930 U.S. Census |- | 1880 U.S. Census | 1940 U.S. Census |- | 1900 U.S. Census | |}

To learn more about County Histories, see the following lesson in the FamilySearch Learning Center:
“County Histories and Your Family” by Janice Schultz, MLS