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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.&nbsp;  
 
- 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.&nbsp;  
  
- Click on the links below&nbsp;to search the record group:
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- Click on the links below&nbsp;to search the record group:  
  
 
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<font color="#0066cc"></font>[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1401638 1850 U.S. Census]&nbsp;
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<font color="#0066cc"></font>[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1401638 1850 U.S. Census]  
  
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[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1473181 <font color="#0066cc">1860 U.S. Census</font>]  
<font color="#0066cc"></font><font color="#0066cc"></font><span id="1351016507231S" style="display: none" />[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1473181 <font color="#0066cc">1860 U.S. Census</font>]  
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<br>[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1438024 1870 U.S. Census]  
 
<br>[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1438024 1870 U.S. Census]  

Revision as of 18:38, 23 October 2012

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. 

- Click on the links below to search the record group:

1850 U.S. Census

1860 U.S. Census


1870 U.S. Census

 
1880 U.S. Census


1900 U.S. Census 


1910 U.S. Census


1920 U.S. Census


1930 U.S. Census


1940 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