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1940 US Census released today

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~~~Secret Red ^^ Squirrel~~~  **007 1/2**

~~~Secret Red ^^ Squirrel~~~ **007 1/2** Report 2 Apr 2012 11:41

On one site, there are a billion free records associated with the 1940s including the 1930 US census and draft registration docs etc.

i think they're still in the process of downloading the 1940 census onto the site through.

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 6 Apr 2012 08:38

If they haven't been transcribed, it is going to take some time to find people! Even a small township may have two or more E.D's and numerous pages.

Good luck to anyone trying to search in a city.

Gins

Gins Report 6 Apr 2012 08:53

Where is it available online please, even the abridged version might help me with my search as I know where the 'little divils' were!

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 6 Apr 2012 09:17

Ancestry.com has them for free - other sites have been mentioned as well.

Try these

http://www.1940census.net/
http://www.archives.gov/research/census/1940/ - might help sort out enumeration districts
https://www.familysearch.org/1940census/

Gins

Gins Report 6 Apr 2012 09:49

Cheers Det

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SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 8 Apr 2012 04:51

ancestry still doesn't have the 1940 Census :-(

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 8 Apr 2012 10:19

Yes it does! it just doesn't have it indexed!

Sign in under the dot com site and follow the link from the top of the page.They've given some 'browsing' hints if you know cross street names or 1930 EDs. :-D

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 9 Apr 2012 00:25

Thanks, DET


found Gt Aunt Hannah (as Ana!)


can't make out her husband's occupation though! Or much of the other categories.


However, they are still living in the same house, and John is still alive, which I wasn't sure about :-D