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Re: How do you post info from a Census record?

Of course I can't seem to find one that is more detailed but here is one example.

I know my eyes are not the best but when I try to transcribe a census page to my notes it is hard. :(

Most census records are not written like this at Ancestry/HQ or Family Search to my knowledge.

Example.....

Re: MATHEWS cousins Caroline Co. VA
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Posted By: HM
Date: Thursday, 24 August 2006, at 7:19 p.m.

In Response To: MATHEWS cousins Caroline Co. VA (Gail Swan)

Your Emily Taliaferro could be the same as Emiline T. Mathews.

In 1870 census Emily Taliaferro is counted in a Port Royal, Caroline, VA household that includes:

MATHEWS, William, 28, farm laborer
Molly, 26, cook
Sallie, 6
Susan, 4
Phillis, 3
Henry, 2 months
TALIAFERRO, Emily, 10

In 1880 Emiline T. Mathews is counted in a Port Royal, Caroline, VA household including:

MATHEWS, William H., 37, laborer
dau--Sallie, 15, laborer
dau--Emiline T., 19, domestic servant
dau--Susan, 14, at home
son--Cyrus, 5
other--JONES, Lutisha, 18, servant


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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