What if my ancestor’s name doesn’t appear in the Census?
Try searching without a First name and then filtering your results by location, gender and age.
When would I need to use the State Maps feature?
County lines change over time. The Map Guide to U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920, shows county outline maps at ten-year intervals. The old county boundaries are superimposed over the modern lines.These maps will help you find your ancestors in the correct county for use in record searches