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Additional information may be found on the [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Portal:United_States_Census United States Census Portal] page.
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If a census was not taken, if a census is missing, or if it is hard to find a particular ancestor in a census, it may be good to look around for census substitutes. Some census records have been "reconstructed" by the use of substitutes. The following records are often used for census substitutes:
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*[[United States Taxation|Tax records]]
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*[[United States Directories|City directories]]
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*[[United States Maps|Maps]] (especially plat and insurance maps)
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*Voting registers
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{{USCensus}}
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[[Category:United_States_Census]]

Latest revision as of 16:41, 3 May 2010

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If a census was not taken, if a census is missing, or if it is hard to find a particular ancestor in a census, it may be good to look around for census substitutes. Some census records have been "reconstructed" by the use of substitutes. The following records are often used for census substitutes: