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The 1940 Census and Your Family at the Start of World War II
The 1940 U.S. Census captured details about Americans’ lives as of April 1, 1940. If you, like many Americans, have a relative who was living in the U.S. in 1940, this census is a valuable resource for discovering details about your family at a historically fascinating time. Read more about the 1940 U.S. Census
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The 1930 Mexico National Census collected fascinating data about the population. If your family was in Mexico at the time, chances are they were enumerated in the 1930 census. Learn more about the 1930 Mexico Census
In the 1930s, the United States experienced a long economic downturn known as the Great Depression. You can learn perhaps surprising details about the challenges your family members faced. Read more about The Great Depressionn
Typically written by family or close friends, an obituary may include the names and relationships of family members. Often obituaries mention both family who survive the deceased as well as those who died previously. Read more about Obituaries
Marriage records are an important part of family history. They answer a number of questions: What was my grandmother's maiden name? Were any of my ancestors married multiple times? Read more about Marriage Records