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‘Superbowl’ for genealogists
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 1:06 PM

With the release of the 1940 U.S. Census, genealogists and family historians will have a heyday finding out, sometimes for the first time about relatives, friends and others from “the greatest generation.”
 When the 120,000 census takers counted 132,164,569 people living in the country in April 1940, notes the story, the information collected included the address, whether the house was owned or rented, value of the home or monthly rent, is it considered a farm, names of adults and children, family relationships, sex, race, age, place of birth citizenship, residence five years earlier, education.

Last Updated on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 12:59 PM

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